Chief Operator? I want to trace a call. I dont know who is doin this but someone is gone to murder an inocent woman.
A lots of murders are commited every day, ma'ma
It says: Darling, Terribly sorry. Tried to get you for last hour, but line busy. Leaving for Boston 11 p.m. tonight or urgent business. Back tomorrow afternoon. Keep happy. Love. Signed Elbert.
Mrs. Stevenson tells the operator that she want to trace a call. The operator told her that she will conect her to the Chief Operator.
Eleven o'clock. But it isn't eleven o'clock yet.
Mrs. Stevenson calls the police department and she tolds everything she knows at the moment to Sarge Duffy. But he didn't take her seriously.
Ringing the Police department.
You’ve got to hear me! Oh, please!You’ve got to help me! There’ssomeone in this house—someonewho’s going to murder me! Oh—there itis—he’s put it down! He’s coming! He’s coming up thestairs! Give me thePolice Department. The police!
When she finishes the call, Mrs. Stevenson calls to the office of her husband. Sudenly the phone started to ring. It is from the Western Union office. They have a telegram of her husband.
Police Department.Precinct 43. Duffy speaking
Sorry, wrong number.
Mrs. S. calls to the hospital to ask if they could send a nurse because she felt lonly. She tolds the woman all about the murders and the woman that would be killed at eleven-fifteen.