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picked up in my reckless bout and
puUis in his office to sleep off our in
toxication. An hour later I awoke in
a muddled state to find my compan
ion taking a roll of money from a
desk, doubtless the thousand dollars.
I attacked him, rescued the money,
kicked him out, locked the door and
restored the money."
"To Lionel's desk? He never found
"I don't know, but to a desk. I left
the office and town before daylight,
sober, but wretched. In my condi-
tion I might have put the money in
some other desk."
"I believe you and thank you,"
said Lane, and hurried baqk to New
ton. It was to go over the office fur
niture stored in the loft of the Du
And, sure enough, in an old, un
used desk, not the, one Lionel had
regularly used, the money was
found, where Henry Breton had
Two things happened in rapid suc
cession one was a call upon Iola
Breton by Lane. He told her all, he
returned the letter, and, although
she was flustered with embarrass
ment, a new happy light came into
her loving eyes.
And a telegram went to the far dis
tant Lionel G)ray, signed by Lane
and reading: "The thousand dollars
found. Miss Breton knows all and
is awaiting your return." r
ODD, ISNT IT?
GERM MURDER CASE DROPPED
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Terre Haute. Court Bailiff Ed
Miller was unable to find a woman
named Bell Flats, because that was
a place instead of a jterson.
Dr. and Mrs. Hyde
Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 5. Seven
years of nerve-racking patience,
during which suspicion, for the mur
der of Cot Thos. H. Swope, million
aire and philanthropist, grayed his
hair and wrinkled his features, have
at last ended in vindicationof Dr. B.
Clark Hyde, and he and his wife,
who refused money offers to leave
him, are again happy.
Dr. Hyde was Swope's son-in-law
and family physician. When the
millionaire was found dead the phy
sician was found guilty. Charges
were that Dr. Hyde infected the
drinking water of the Swope house
with germs so he and his wife would
inherit the $10,000,000 Swope estate.
Dr. Hyde was tried three times.
The third trial was just ended with
prosecution ordered dropped.