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knows that Hope had hidden the
gems away until he can safely
dispose of them. Hope is a bad
man. My brother found a letter
to him, in which aconvict in the
Ohio penitentiary charged him
with getting him into trouble and
then leaving him to bear the
brunt of the crime. He wrote that
he lived for but one thing to es
cape, and then he swore' to kill
"Have you that letter?" asked
"Yes," replied Ida.
"Give it to me. I want to think
over the case."
Somehow the progress of "the
case" furnished an excuse to the
bank man to call twice during the
next week. "
The one following he appeared
with suppressed excitement and
satisfaction in his manner.
"Miss Dalziel' he said, as they
were seated alone, "I have good
news for you. The missing dia
monds and James Hope, the man
who stole them, are in the hands
of the police."
"And my brother?" cried Ida,
clasping his hands in suspense.
"Will be a free man within a
There the overcome young
lady fainted away, and, holding
her in his arms and gazing on her
lovely face, Jarnigan took a final
step he kissed her.
"That letter," he told her later,
togave me a clue. I acted upon the
theory that Hope was in mortal
terror of the man he had sent to
prison. I bribed a newspaper
to print a story of the convict's
escape. I saw that Hope got it.
Our bank detective shadowed
him. He went to a lonely house
and secured the stolen gems.
Thence he proceeded to a railway
ticket office, and then we nabbed
him, finding the gems upon him.
The chain of evidence was com
plete. "Oh, how shall we thank you?"
cried Ida, her eyes suffused with
mingled tears of joy and grati
tude. Jarnigan, the man with no sen
timent, looked her in the eyes.
"By giving me your love, if you
can," he said, and for reply 'she
placed both her hands within his
COFFEE AND TEA STAINS
Coffee stains, even when there
is cream in the coffee, may be re
moved from delicate silk and
woojen goods by the aid of pure
glycerine. Brush the glycerine on
the spots. Then wash them with
lukewarm water and press on the
wrong side with a warm iron.
The glycerine absorbs both the
coloring matter and the grease.
Black coffee stains and strong,
clear tea stains may be removed
in the following manner: Make a
wash of equal parts of alcohol,
chloroform (or ether) and the
admixture of a tablespoonful of
household ammonia to a quart of
2. To remove old tea and coffee
stains wet spot with cold water,
cover with glycerine and let it
stand two or three hours. Then
wash with cold water and hard
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