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the room, and then, some wild im
pulse stirring her, returned to his
"You are, a gentleman and a
friend," she said, her voice quivering.
"I confess alL!'
In amazemen "Verne listened to
her story. A past mistress in the art
hypnotic, she had placed him under
the influence of her power that even
ing at the cafe garden. She had
forced him to reveal all about his
uncle and the details of his business.
While he was at Truxton she had
visited Mr. Tresham. Upon him she
had worked her spell also. Uncon
sciously he had produced the check
book and followed her directions.
Reeves had cashed the checks at
Truxton and had disappeared with
"I do not know where he is," said
Mrs. Vassour, "but I know his old
associations, and if you promise not
to prosecute me I will assist in run
ning him down."
Which was done, and nearly the
whole of the money recovered. Then,
amid the amazing manifestation that
the signature to the checks was his
own, Mr. Tresham was more than
contrite. He gave the entire amount
recovered to his nephew, and Leila
became a happy bride.
T A. LOT CP 7?WA0A WO 1
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New York. When "Kitty Mackay"
.goes a-touring, the role of Kitty, the
bonnie Scotch lassie, will be played
by a Scotchwoman, Irene Haissman.
Miss Haissman is the daughter of
Donald Haissman of Glasgow, mem
ber of parliament. She's the wife of
Reginald Denny, the English actor,
who appears with -her in "Kitty
THE HORRORS OF WAR
Ye editor now cuts his space
And gnaws his- nails in rage;
For war in Servia will place
Kuttznov and Ydnolovad and Kra
jevah and Witzuifflotz and
Nish and Offnaquizbix and
Pubvyzzt and kovffvoffozz
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