Mr. Delahay that night. I daresay she will tell you herself when she comes to give evidence."
"One moment, please," the coroner went on. "How long is it since you identified the lady opposite?" The witness looked about him as
if he hardly understood the question. He was clearly puzzled by what had happened. "As a matter of fact," he said, "I did not see her till the last few moments. You see, sir, I took her for a witness like myself. I cannot say any more than that." The c
the effect that there must be a mistake here. Then he turned to the witness again. "This is a most important investigation," he said, "and I want you to be very careful. Will you look at the lady again and see if you have not made a mistake? Su
rely you were in court when she gave her evidence. You must have seen her then." "Indeed, I didn't, sir," the witness protested. "I did not come into court until my name was called outside." The coroner turned sharply to Mrs.
Delahay and asked her to be good enough to stand up. She rose sl
owly and deliberately, and t