A week later, Lopez was dead at age 29—shot and killed with an illegal gun on the side of a Long Island parkway.
Then the multitude now gathered on both streets and the corners of the parkway, were treated to another thrill.
The main street was wide, with a parkway in the center, shaded with cottonwoods.
But the faade on the parkway, through which a small brook called the "Montagne" meandered most delightfully, was most impressive.
Across from the county jail on the parkway there near the esplanade.
At the gate of the neat little frame house far up on the parkway, her driver hesitated.
"The little house on the parkway, where you took me the first time," she directed on a sudden impulse.
Many turned around in circles at entrances to the parkway and failed to enter.
It's she whom those other men are after; she used to live with her grandson, a hunchback, in that cottage upon the parkway.
But when Victor left the parkway he saw in his mirror no flashing red light, somewhere he had lost the police.