Chapter 3 - A Puzzling Discovery
The next day, Mary left early in the morning to go buy the dazzling raspberry
lipstick, and to get some more information on that smudge.
She bought a yard of the same kind of fabric Miss Stephanie's dress was
made of. As it turns out, the dazzling raspberry lipstick would not smudge
on the fabric.
Mary showed Jonathan what she had found out, and they went searching.
They went into the face paint shop and bought a color of face paint that
looked about the same color as Jessica's lipstick. They smeared the face
paint on a scrap of the material Mary had bought.
Jonathan was getting hungry, so Mary told him to go eat while she went
to see the body again.
When Mary came back, she was very proud of herself. She burst into the
hot dog shop with a smile on her face. She said, "Jonathan, I don't think
the murder was committed by Jessica."
She stopped to wait for Jonathan to reply, but continued when she saw
that Jonathan's mouth was full of hot dog.
"The face paint matched perfectly with the stain on Stephanie's dress,"
Then Jonathan said, "The only thing that bothers me is that everyone
there was out of their costumes and had washed off their theatrical make-up."
Mary bit her lip again and started thinking.