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TIIK AllGUS, THURSDAY. KEJniUAltY 21. Ivor.
By BURTON E. STEVENSON
Author of "The Holladay Case"
Copyright. 190. by Htnry Holt and Company
Iy jtji until in? regular click ciicu
l I of tlu wheels tuld me that
we were well under way did
l open my mind to Godfrey;
then I spoke with what I defined a
'"My dear Godfrey." I began, '"I've
watched you all day, smelling bottles,
examining scratches, trying to read
faint ink marks on a Moiter, pux:iiug
over a liroken cane and doing various
other eccentric things from which you
seemed to draw conclusions utterly in
visible to nie. I've heanl you assure
liotli Irysdale and Miss Croydon that
the former will be cleared of suspicion
at tomorrow's impicst. and that the real
culprit will lie pointed out. You'll
pardon me if 1 co'ifcs : to smie cr.ri
osily us to low all this is to lie ac
complished.'' "Did you see her face as she came
through that door. Lester'.'" he asked,
staring absently at the ssaf in front
of us. ,-I t"!l yon. it warmed the hearc
of oven an obi re iro'.iau like me! And
to think that we di.l it:" he added.
"To think that v.o did ii'."
"You did it." I corrected. "I was
in the chorus t iday-y n had the ten
ter of tin Ma
"Hut you don't mind. Lester? I
couldn't help it. you know."
"Of course you couldn't that's where
you belong. Hut now that the cur
tain's down and we're alone together
with plenty of time to talk, I'd like to
"And you shall down to the minutest
detail. Let's see this is the smoker.
Isn't it? Well, suppose we light up
1 can think more-clearly when I'm
"All riant; tire away." I said. as soon
as the cigars were going.
"Well," began Sod i' ivy, "as I pointed
out to you this morning, for good and
sufficient reasons. I started out in this
investigation with tin assumption of
'J'rema itie's guilt."
"Of cn'rse," T observed, "you now
it is the duty of every jury to start
out with exactly the contrary assump
''ertaiuly, I know that, but a de
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end in view or be never gets anywhere.
In other words, a detective, after care
fully studying the detail: of any crime,
must form a theory ennccrniug it and
must work along that theo-y. As so.vi
as be discovers any f;'ct that f.ljis t
tit with bis theory he must modify jt
or form another, ami he must keep on
doing this until he finds the tiicory
which agrees with all the facts not
all but one or two. but with every one.
A pood many detectives fall into the
mistake of being satisfied with the
theory which fits most of the facts a
serious error, for the right theory must,
of course, inevitably fit them all.
That's the scientific method and the
only safe one. When a detective hits
upon a theory which fits all the known
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It's true as an astronomer has or a
physicist, who builds up the universe
in just the same way."
"Hut that's a ditllcult thing to do." I
remarked, "to find a theory that fits
all the facts."
"Kxeeedingly difficult sometimes,"
.ussented my companion, "because the
facts often appear to be entirely con
tradictory. Really, facts are never con
tradictorytruth 'Is always truth tb
trouble is we can't always tell what is
fact and what is fiction. The hardest
part of a detective's work is to sift
the wheat from the chaff to get at
the meaty, essential facts.
"Well, as you know. I started out
with the theory of Treniaino's guilt
More than that, I was ninrallv certain
that be was guilty, knowing what 1
knew of the man. And lirst of ail it
was evident to me that no criminal
as careful as ho is would run the risk
of going through that hoathouse and
committing a murder on the pier out
side with young Graham sleeping on a
cot a few feet away. I therefore de
duced this bottle. Smell of it."
lie uncorked it and held it under my
'Chloroform!" I said.
"Precisely." And I t corked it care
fully and returned it to his pocket.
"The boy's jtiry helped me to arrive
at it. He had been awakened by that
violent thunder clap, but for the first
moment be had found himself unable
to move -ilizr.y. as be explained it."
"Hut bow did you know where to
look f r it':" I n: ked.
"Well. 1 knew that no experienced
criminal would keep about him any
such important evidence as a bottle
that ha. I oonlaioed chloroform. The
od r diners to it for a long true. I
committed thr mistake at first of sup
rising that be had bidden it in the
hoathoiv-o. I should have known bet
ter. Naturally be would throw it into
the bn.v. There was a single chance
against me. If he had thrown it in
uncorked it would probably have sunk.
Th.it was a point, he didn't think of.
and by just that much he Cell below
perfection. I think he probably ad
ministered the ch'orof inn by pouring
it upon one corner of the sheet and
throwing it over yrumg Graham's face.
No doubt the odor would have been
perceptible next morning bad any one
thought to lok for it. Th"ro was only
one point in the while case." he added
thought fully, "that was utterly at va
riance with my theory- and it worried
me badly for a time."
"What was that?" I asked.
"That was the s'ory the jailer told
us that Miss Croydon believed Drys
tkik guilty. But you hive seen how
naturally that was explained. I knew
then, in that iustant. that I was on the
right track that nothing cnnld defeat
inc. Hut let us go back to the begin
ningand I'd like you to point out any
tlaws you see in the story."
"Very well." I said and settled back
iu tin seat to listen.
"Treiuaine had two very powerful
motives for the commission of this
crime." began Godfrey. "He needed
money and could take no more from
Miss 'riu'don. since he was trying
seriously to win her affections. . He was
determined to get Drysdalc out of the
way under circumstances as discred
itable as possible, confident that In
that case lie would himself win Miss
Croydon. Which," he added in a
thoughtful aside, "from what you've.
told me of him. 1 don't think at aH im
possible." ".Not in the least," I agreed. "1 be
lieve Treiuaine could win any woman
lie really set bis heart on."
"At any rate, he learns of Drysdale's
jealousy and of Miss Croydon's prom
ise to explain things. He sees that at
any hazard he must prevent that ex
planation. Monday morning he comes
to town with Delroy, and the latter
tells him that he intends giving the
necklace the salt water treatment.
You'll remember it was Treniaine who
originally proposed this, though he
could scarcely at that time have fore
teen what would come of it."
"Mere chance." I nodded.
"Well, Treiuaine takes the early train
back to Kdgcmore and lays his plans.
He writes the note"
"Hut you really haven't any evidence
that he did," I objected.
For answer Godfrey took from his
pocket the blotter he hnd found in
"I told you that these letters aren't
in Tremaine's hnnd," be said, "hut If
you'll compare them with the note
you'll see how nearly they resemble
Miss Croydon's. Again, they are only
capital B's, ;'s and 1's, which are the
only capitals used In the note. That's
pretty good circumstantial evidence.
Tremaine, of course, burned the piece of
paper he practiced on, but he didn't
tbink to burn this blotter. It was only
the freshest line at the bottom of the
paper that left these marks."
"But did Tremaine have a sample of
Miss Croydon's writing?"
"There's no reason to think he didn't
have, but If he didn't he could no
doubt have found plenty of samples
among Drysdale's things. He's prob
ably an adept at forgery as well as at
most other branches of crime."
"All right. Go ahead," I said.
"Tremaine writes the note and leaves
! It In Drrsdale's room." continued God-
I frey. "Theu lie opens the trunk aud
secures The revolver. Perhaps he knew
the revolver was there and perhaps he
didn't. If he hadn't found it he'd prob
ably have taken something else belong
ing tit Drysdale for a weapon.
"Having secured the revolver, he re
turns to his room by way of the bal
cony. What passed iu the early part
of the evening you already know.
Drysdale goes to keep the rendezvous
at the pergola, starting early, because
the'house with Tremaine in it has be
come unbearable to him. He stops for
a chat with Graham, which the hitter's
son overhears, ami then goes on to the
pergola, which is quite at the other end
of the grounds from the boathouse.
"Meanwhile Treniaine has spent the
early part of the evening talking with
Delroy aud Miss Croydon. At last he
goes to his room on the pretense of
writing letters, gets the revolver, lets
himself down by the vine and starts
for the pier. He enters the boathouse
softly, feels his way to the cot. whose
position he has already seen, and care
fully administers the chloroform. The
dose was no doubt nicely calculated,
and the boy would probably have
awakened naturally in a few hours.
"That done, Tremaine walks boldly
out upon the pier. Old Graham sees
him. perhaps challenges him, but of
course allows him to approach as soon
as he recognizes him. Thoy talk to
gether for a moment. Then Tremaine,
swift as lightning, knocks the other
down. Graham probably fell without
crying out. I fancy I can kli Tre
maine pausing to make sure his victim
is dead before he goes on to the "end
of the pier to get the necklace."
I shivered. I could see him. too. bend
ing over in the darkness, with a hor
"That throwing of the pistol into the
boat.'- continued Godfrey, "was one of
those flashes of inspiration which come
to a man sometimes, it was supem.
It proves that our friend is really an
irtist. Not one man in a thousand
would have thought of i!. He must
have laughed with sheer satisfaction
when be heard it clatter safely into
He paused for a moment to think
of it. to turn it over, to taste it.
Well," he -ontinued at last, "he
secures the neruiace. throws away
the bottle and irob.".bly goes down to
the water's edge to wash his bauds."
'Did he take the necklace with him
io the house V" I asked.
"Xo," said Godfrey decidedly.
There was no reason' whatever for
him to run that risk. He bad doubt
less picked out a safe biding place for
it in the afternoon. The necklace once
leposited there, he hurries back to the
house, elh.ibs up to the balcony and
re-enters ln room, lie assures tiiuiseir
that, t.lyrp are no blood stains on him
"Alter all, there isn't a hit of positive
evidence in it.''
inywhere, then he moves his tame
near the window and sits down to wait
for Drysdale's return.
"As soon as he hears hitu enter his
ro:in he gathers up the letters which
he hail, of course, written during the
afternoon and goes downstairs. And
it is here that be makes his most seri
ous mistake. Fie lanctes, perhaps, that
he is to have only the country police to
deal with only your lleffelbowers
that he must clinch the nail, that he
cannot make the evidence against his
victim too strong. So when he plaeps
his letters in the bag on the hall rack
he also tears off the tp button of
"lie returns to the hall, talks with
Delroy; the storm comes up. anil young
Graham rushes in. They run down to
the pier, kneel beside the body, try to
discover signs of life and Tretnninc
adroitly shuts the button within the
Laxative Water i
Half a glass
tfraa man's nana, mat, my near i-es-ter.
Is, I fancy, the whole story."
I smoked on for a moment in silence,
turning it over in my mind with a
certain sense of disappointment.
"It may be true," I said. "It seems to
hold together, but. after all, there Isn't
a bit of positive evidence in it. How
are we to convince a jury that Tre
maine really did all these things?"
Godfrey blew a great smoke ring out
over the seat in front of us.
"I agree," he said, "that we haven't
as yet any direct evidence against
Treniaine. It may be that this whole
structure will fall to pieces about my
ears, but I don't believe it. I believe
within an hour we'll be in posrssiO!i
of the one piece of positive, indisputa
ble evidence that will outweygh all the
"What is that?" I asked.
He turned t me with that bright
light in his eyes that I had seen there
once or twice before.
"The necklace." he answered.
-b-1111-; necklace: t course
1 I neckiace:
"But, then," I objected aft
er a moment, "if your theo
ry's correct we're going right away
from the necklace. You said that Tre
maine had hidden it at Kdgemere."
"Yes, but he's no such tool as to
come away ami leave it hidden there.
He's not the man to make the mistake
Miss Croydon made to conceal a thing
in a place where he can't get it again
without exciting suspicion. No, no; he
took the necklace with him to Now
Y'ork. He ran no risk iu doing that.
Everything had happened just as lie
hoped it would. There was absolutely
no suspicion against him."
"He may have hidden it somewhere
else in the meantime," I observed.
"Y'es, he may have done that." ad
mitted Godfrey, "and yet why should
he? He has no reason t; htflieve that
any such suspicion attaches to him.
He'll naturally wish to keep th pear'.n
by him until h has a chance to sell
thm, oue by one. He can't do that
yet. He'll probably arrange a trip to
Europe to get rid of them. If the neck
lace Is concealed at all it's concealed
somewhere hi his rooms. And if it's
there we'll find it "'
"Long Island City!" yelled the guard,
slamming open the door. Change for
We took the Thirty-fourth street
ferry and ten minutes later were in a
cab hurrying downtown.
"We'll get Sinunonds lirt." said God
frey. "I've a .sort of reciprocity treaty
with him. Besides, we've got t have
an officer to make the arrest. Here we
lie jumped out. paid the driver and
hastened up the steps, I after him. As
we entered the room I saw that a
flock registered half past in.
"Hello. Sinimonds." said Godfrey to
a grizzled, stockily built man who had
sprung to his feet as we entered. "All
"Yes. TVe other boys have turned
"That's good. I've got something big
for you." .
Sinimonds' face flushed with sudden
"Really?" he stammered. "Have you
"The biggest catch that's been made
in many a day. But. remember our
agreement yours the glory, mine the
scoop. Not a word of this to anybody
"Of course not; of course not," as
sented Sinunonds, rubbing his hands
together eagerly. "What is if ?'
"You've read about that murder and
robbery at the Delroy place near Baby
"Yes. certainly. They've got the mur
derer in jail down there."
"No, they haven't." retorted Godfrey
sharplv. "We're going to have him In
jail here inside of t wenty minutes."
Sinimonds' eyes began to glisten.
"That would be a big thing." he said.
"Are you sure of the man?"
"Dead sure. But see here. Sini
monds. I haven't time to tell you the
whole story now; only I assure you. on
my word, that I've evidence against
the man which will convict him of one
murder and perhaps of two. Is that
"Yes," said Sinimonds instantly, and
he opened n drawer from which ho
took a pistol and a pair of handcuffs.
"All right," he added, turning back
"That's good. " Better have a lantern,
lie took down a little dark lantern,
lighted It, tested it and put it in his
"Now I'm ready. Have we far to
"Oh, no; Just across the street."
Sinimonds started with astonish
ment.' "Ton don't mean the Marathon?" he
"But who Is it we're going after?"
"A fellow named Tremaine."
blanker and blanker. "Why, 1 know "No," 1 answered, as artieulatelv as
him. He's been in here to see me. He 1 could, "I think not. I never saw but
doesn't seem at all the kind of fellow j one." '
who would" ..j thought you said Cecily took that
"So ho!" cried Godfrey. . "It was you ' 0ne Wjth her."
who told him about the clippings?" -'So she d'id-wait; I didn't see it.
Simmonds colored to the eyes. she llatl a oovpr over tU(k r,
"Who told you that?" he stammered, Godfrey's face paled suddenly.
"No matter; it didn't do. any harm. "Good God!" he murmured,
played right into our hands, in fact a giddiness seized me. I clutched at
But you didn't show your usual per a chair for support,
spieacity there, Simmonds. That fel it had been no accident. She had
low is the most remarkable scoundrei left Fe-Fe behind to avenge her and
I've ever run across. Terhaps it's just what a vengeance! She had not laugu
as well I never met him, or he'd have ed and forgotten!
hypnotized me too. Gome along." I Then In a flash 1 understood that last
Higgins was just shutting the inner strange scenethe change in Cecily as
doors. . - -- - 6he stood watching us from the deck
"Do yon know whether or not Mr. of the receding boat, the pressing
Treniaine Is in bis rooms?" asked God-' against the rail, the frantic effort to
frpy- ' shout a message lo Tremaine. She
"Yes, sir; lie wenTup alwut an. UoOf had relented, she did not wish to kill
RSO." j liiiu. She loved him yet! Hut of thjt
"Ift'ii have a key to his door?"
"We want you to go up with us and
open the door."
"Ch. come!" protested Higgins.
"That's going it pretty strong. What's
Mr. Tremaine done?"
"No matter. There's no use holding
off, Higgins. Sinimonds here can place
you under arrest and force you to go."
"Well, see here," said Higgins, turn
ing a little pale, "if you break in on
him like that there's apt to be some
bullets flyiu' around. He's hotheaded.
he is. I wish you'd excuse me. Here's
the l;?y. Why can't you open the door
j oursell ?
"That'll do," assented Godfrey aud
took the key.
We went softly up the stairs aad
down the dimly lighted corridor to I
Tremaine's door. We ould see by the
transom that the room was dark.
"I want to surprise him." whispered
Godfrey. "If he h'as two or three min
utes' warning he may be able to get
rid of some evidence. He's probably
in bed. and we must get to the bed
room door without his hearing us.
How does the bedroom door lie, Les
ter, with reference to this one?"
"Straight ahead," I answered hoarse
right," said Godfrey. And he
back the bolt aud opened the
The room was iu absolute darkness
save for the dim stream of igiit from
the hall. We entered cautiously, God
frey in the lead.
"Have your lantern ready, Sim
monds." lie whispered. And 1 caught
the odor of heated metal as Simmonds
obeyed the order.
Two, three, four steps we advanced,
feeling our way; then I heard a s'.ar
tled cry from Godfrey; an instant's
"yuick. Sinimonds, quick!" lie cried
iu a stifled voice. The lantern!"
Instantly a brilliant band of light
shot across the room, wavered, wag
ged to and fro. then settled upon God
frey bending above some shapeless ob
ject on the f!o r.
"What is it?" 1 cried, running to
hiui, shivering wiih horror.
"It's Tremaine." And lie knelt on
the floor aud stripped back the cloth
ing front the breast. "He's dead," he
ndded altera moment.
Dead? But why? How?"
lie was in pajamas I can see them
yet striped blue and white.
Then I heard Godfrey's voice again.
"My God!" he was saying, wall an
accent of utter horror. ."My God!
Bring th-. lilit closer, Simmonds:'
I looked down too. Th" face was in
bright relief now --but was it Tremaii-.e?
Could it be Tremaine. lhat staring,
distorteu thing, with wide open mouth?
Then my eyes fell on the hand, clasped
across the breast.
"What is it ?" I asked again inarticu
Intelv. frozen with dread. "What has
I saw Godfrey stand erect with a
sudden movement o'' loathing.
"It's the fer-de -lance!" he said
hoarsely. "He's been bitten by it.
And it's stiil loose in the room some
where!" OH APT KR XXXII.
P strikes a chill through me
even yet to recall the awful
horror of that instant. The
fer -de-la nee deal h iu a tew
heart beats, and such a death! A death
that melts a man into an abomination!
For a moment none of us dared move,
scarcely dared breathe, and I saw the
band of light from Simmonds lantern
waving uncertainly across the floor,
the walls, the ceiling evidently poor
Sinunonds did not understand the ex
act nature of the danger, but only that
it was a terrible one. I bad R mad im
pulse to jump, shrieking, for the door,
and should probably have done it bad
that quivering silence endured a mo
"Simmonds. give me your lantern,"
said Godfrey, with an admirable calm
ness. "Lester, have your cane ready."
He threw a broad band of light upon
the carpet and. keeping carefully with
in this path, approached the door, felt
for the eleetrie button and switched
on the lights.
Half blinded for an instant, we stood
staring at each other, at the floor.
"For God's sake!" gasped Simmonds,
mopping the sweat from his face.
"What is it?"
"It's a snake," said Godfrey tersely,
"the deadliest in the world. If you
don't believe me look yonder!" And be
pointed to the huddled mass on the
I did not look; I was afraid to; I hnd
already seen too much. I was grateful
when Godfrey jerked down a curtain
and threw it over the body. Then he
gave Simmonds the lantern and closed
the door, which we had left open when
"Now," he continued sharply, "there's
no use In giving way to our nerves.
We're in no danger, but that snake is
hid around here somewhere" and the
first thing for us to do is to find it.
Were there two snakes. Lester?"
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warning he had caught only a si.
"The bod."' I cried. "The bed;"
''Ilight!" agreed t'odfrey incisively,
and w:'lie.l to the bedroom door. In
an i list:: nt the inner ro un was ;ibla:o
with !','.. lie armed hinvtlf with
one of Tiemahio's canes, and together
v. e ."'l'!"' ):'cbed the bed.
"Kcady. now." be said, and with a
sudden movement stripp'd b:ick the
coveys. Ibn there was nothing under
""The pillow, perhaps,"' hi said, and
turned it over.
Th".v w:'s a iiick movement, a soft
hissing, a vicious head r.iised it-elf,
tv.o eve; o orange fire glared at us.
I heanl the swish of Godfrey's cane,
and tl head fell. I-'. !'e wieild work
no more evil.
And then as I looked m.-re 1 Ay rt
tl'o ciil ! perceived something e!e
tl. something brigl.t. iridescent,
"! fr;y lifted the mangle 1 body with
'he end f his cane am: t!;:ew it into
th middle of the bed. Th' 1! he bent
over and p; -ked up the necklace.
"I was sure we should find it here."
he : -aid. "P.uttlook at it. I -n't it beau
tiful;" It was more than that -it was sit-
i per!; no: dead white now. but warm.
full of r.fo. Was it the salt bat!'., or
was it that the cloud had be.'n remov
ed forever from its owner's life? As
" heard the swish of Godjrey's emir."
I looked at it there seemed to be
something unearthly in its beauty. It
seemed to rejoicing.
"The snake bit him probably," add
ed Godfrey thoughtfully, "as he thrust,
the necklace under the pillow. It was
a tilting punishment."
'Mt was. g.ve.itef.thjvn he deserved," 1
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protested hoarsely. "He was not the
man to meet a death like that."
"A man! lie was a vampire!" said
Godfrey sternly. "He lived on the
lives of other-. Hon'f let your senti
ment. ilisni I bud y.ni, Lester."
"Oil. you iliiio'l know hi':;!" 1 cried.
A hot resentment of fat. was sweep
ing over tr.e. I reali.ed that, down at
the bottom of My heart. I bad never
really believed iu Tr.'iiialne's guilt.
I'veti now I hardly believed in it.
Godfrey turned t i Sinimonds. who
sio.id contemplating 111" ..-ene with
staring eyes, his lantern still open iu
"It's bar.l lack. Simmonds." h" said..
"You're not going to get the glory,
after all. P.ut who could have fore-;-:!!
thing like this':"
Sintmoails opened hU m eith and1
shut it again wilhoiit uttering a sound.
"You'd belter notify the cornier,"
continued Godfrey, "and. I suppose, to
be str'ctlv regular. I'll have to turn
this necklace over i o you for the night.
Guard it well. S;ntuo:ids. It's vrorfll.
a hundre 1 thousand dollars.
"What!" stammered Sinimonds. "Is
it the-- the the"--
"Vcs. it's tin iielroy neckiace. You'll
have to go with us to r.abylon in the
morning to aneml tin itni:c.;t. I fan
cy there'll be stun. 'thing of a sensation
when we produce the necklace there--eli.
Lester?" And he laughed a grim
Utile laugh of anticipatory triumph.
Then be glanced at his watch.
"I leu-t be going." he said. "I've
got to tire this story down to the of
fice. What a scoop it wi'l h;! Jill
tomorrow, gout lemon."
I heard bis footsteps die out along
the hall: then a sudden horror of the
place seized me. a deadly loathing, and
I groped my way blindly from the
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