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ness was that of an expert en
graver. On account of an invalid
brother, the father of two little
girls, I gave up my business and
bought Rose Cottage at Framp-ton."
"We know all about that."
"My brother died. I was taken
ill and went out of my mind as,a
result. They placed me in airasy
lum and the little ones in an or
phan's home. A year ago I was
kidnaped and taken to a lone
building in the city here. My
captors were a gang of danger
ous counterfeiters. They set me
at work making a counterfeit
plate. Two months ago a com
plete return of reason came to me
in the midst of my innocent me
chanical work. I refused to pro
ceed with it. My enemies threat
ened to kill my little nieces if I-
did not go on with the work. ,
"Which you did?"
"Yes, and completed the plates
the day you made the descent on
their den. I escaped. Then,
knowing the men had taken the
plates with them, I sought to
leave the country, I got the chil
dren from the asylum. You peo
ple found my trail. Since then I
have been dodging you, but
"Well, what now?" inquired
one of the officers.
"Take arproof of those plates.
You will find that the last work
I did on them was to delicately
trace over both plates one word."
"What was it?"
" 'Counterfeit !"
It took the police a week to
yerify the story of Adrian Noble,
engraver. Then, overwhelming
Nellie with gratitude, he went
home to Rose Cottage.
A week later he reappeared.
Nellie's mind had been full of him
"since she had first pitied his suf
ferings, ana sne was glad to see
"I couldn't stand it any longer,
Miss Danvers," he said earnestly.
"The little ones mourn for you
all day, and I dear young lady,
whose goodness to me and mine
will irradiate all my life, can I
help but respect and love you?
Come home to me to the dear lit- -tie
bnes, as my wife."
Peace after strife, love after
loneliness, joy after gloom, and
rest, glorious rest heaven on
earth seemed to come to the tem-
pest-tcrssed Nellie at beautiful
Cover with a paste of salt and
lemon iuice and lav in the Qn nil
day, wetting every hour with the
lemon juice. At night wash with
.clean water and hang up. Next
day renew the application. The
process is slow but safe. This
method will also remove ink,
iimucw ana iron moia.
Most fruits yield a dve. owinff
to the acid they contain, which
permanently iniure the tone nf '
the dye; but the greater part may
be removed without leaving a
stain if the spot be rinsed in cold x
water in which a few drops of
aqua ammonia have been dropped
before the spot has dried,.