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Uk ~ * : v ;'' ; A IMI STORK COMPANY. l>. l>t. 37-0. BOSTON. MANN. HHVR^F -'it- -— * ( AW. manutu turns ..f STORK" \V..trr| 1 t0.,f Sheetit.^ , 1 Baby Garments ) K^^^^T SUNDAY MAGAZINE FOR OCTOBER 7. 1906 THE LOST RADIUM Teutonic and ascertain indisputably for me whether or not Mme. dv Chastaigny, who is stopping there, is accompanied by a child. If you can learn rothing of any child at the hotel, go to the steamer on which she arrived yesterday from Liverpool and inquire there. I must have definite, absolute, indisputable evidence." Hatch rushed out. The chief clerk of the Teutonic told him that Mme. dv Chastaigny was at the hotel alone. Then he questioned the purser with the same result. There was no trace of a child. Then Hatch made his way to the home of The Thinking Machine and told him what he had learned. T!i<j Thinking Machine dropped back into a chair and remained there silent fora long time. Then he related the story of the lost radium as far as it was known. "The letter of introduction from Maßtt, Curie opened the way for Mme. duChast i:. . he explained. " Frankly, I believe that Kttef to be a forgery. I cabled asking Mmc ' aria A 'No' from her will nM that my coaje tan is correct; a 'Yes' will mean — But that is hardly worth considering. The question now is: What method was employed to cause the disappearance of the radium?" The door opened, and Martha, an aged ser vant, appealed. She handed a cablegram tfl The Thinking Machine He glanced at the sheet once, then rose suddenly, after which he sat down again just as suddenly. "What is it 1 " ventured Hatch. " It's ' Yes'" In the seclusion of his small private labora tory The Thinking Machine was making some sort of chemical experiment al>out eight o'clock that night. He suddenly stopped his work, and a minute later he had Hutchinson Hatch on the telephone. "Come right up!" he in- stnutcd. There was that in his voice which caused Hatch to jump. He seized his hat and rushed out of his office. "I have it." the scientist told the reporter, I forestalling a question. "It's ridiculously simple. I can't imagine how I missed it." They went out together. The scientist gave some instruction to the cabby, and they clat tered off. "You are going to meet a very remarkable person." The Thinking Machine explained. " He may cause trouble, and he may not; any way, look out for him. He's tricky." That was all. The cab drew up in front of a boarding house. They ascended the steps. A maiil answered the bell. '"Is Mr. — Mr. — Oh. what is his name?" and The Thinking Machine snapped his fingers as if I trying to remember. "Mr. — the gentleman I who arrived from Liverpool yesterday." "Oh." ami the maid smiled broadly, "you mean Mr Berkerstrom?" " Yes. that's the name." exclaimed the sci entist. "Is he in. please?" " I think so. sir." said the maid, still smiling. 'Shall I t.ike your card?" " No, it isn't necessary." replied The Think- I ing Machine. "We are front the museum. He is expecting us." "Second Boor, rear, " directed the maid. They ascended the stairs and paused in front lof a door. The Thinking Machine tried it softly. It was unlocked, and he pushed it open. They heard a newspaper rattle, and both looked in the direction of the sound. Still no one appeared. The Thinking Ma chine raised a finger ami tiptoed to a large upholstered (hair which laced the other way. One slender hand disappeared on the other side. +<> be lifted immediately. Wriggling in his grasp was a man. a toy man. a midget miniature in smoking jacket and slipj>ers who swore iluently in (lei-man. ' Mr. Berkerstrom, Mr. Hatch," said The Thinking Machine gravely. "This is the gen tleman. Mr. Hatch, who stole the radium. Before you be^in to talk. Mr. Herkerstrom, I will say that lime, dv Chastaigny has been ar rested and has confessed." ".h/; Gottl" raged the little derman. "It iss as we did him in the theater, und — " Herkerstrom st.trted to explain limpingly. "Oh. that was it"'" inquired The Thinking Machine curiously as if r>ome question in his own mind had been settled. "What is Mme. dv Chastaigny's correct name?" "She iss der famous Mile. Fanchon. und I am der marvelous midget. Count yon Fritz." proclaimed Herkerstrom proudly. Then a glimmer of what had actually hap pened flashed through Hatch's mind, lie was staggered by the sublime audacity which made it possible. The Thinking Machine rose and ' jelled a closet door at which he had Keen Continued from page 12 staring. From a dark recess he dragged out a suit case, and from this a small steel box. "Ah, here is the radium." he remarked as he opened the box. "Think of it, Mr. Hatch! An actual value of millions in that small box!" Hatch was thinking of it. thinking all sorts of things as he mentally framed an opening paragraph for this whooping big yarn. He was still thinking of it as he and The Thinking Machine, accompanied willingly enough by the midget, entered the cab and were driven back to the scientist's house. An hour later Mme. dv Chastaigny called by request. She imagined her visit had something to do with the purchase of an ounce of radium. Detective Mallorv, watching her out of a cor ner of his official eye. imagined she imagined that. The next caller was Professor Dexter. The Thinking Machine and Hatch completed the party. ' Now, Mme. dv Chastaigny. please." The Thinking Machine began quietly, "will you please inform me if you have another ounce of radium in addition to that you stole from Yar vanl laboratory?" • (hi Chastaigny leaped to her feet. "Stole?" she exclaimed. " That's the word I used," said The Thinking Machine. "Count yon Fritz recounted his part in the affair to me." he went on. He leaned ■ rwafd and took a package from the table. 'Here is the raitaum. Now, have you any radium in addition to this 5 " "The radium!" gasped Professor Dexter. " If there is no denial. Count yon Fritz might as well come in. Mr. Hatch." remarked The Thinking Machine. Hatch ripened the door. The midget bound ed into the room in true theatric style. " Is it enough. Mile. Fanchon?" inquired the scientist. Mme. dv ( hastai^ny nodded dumbly. "It would interest you. of course, to know how it tame <>ut." went on The Thinki: ■ _• chine. " I dare say your inspiration for the theft on from a newspaper article, therefore you probably know that I was directly inter ested in the experiments planned. I visited the laboratory immediately after you left with the radium. Professor Dexter told me your story. It was clever, i lever: but there was too much radium, therefore unbelievable. If not true, then why had you l>een there"' The answer is obvious. " Neither you nor anyone else, save Mr. Dex ter, entered that laboratory. Vet the radium was gone. How? My first impression was that your part in the theft had been to detain Mr. Dexter while some one entered the laboratory < >r else fished out the radium through a window in the glass roof by some ingenious contrivance. I questioned Mr. Dexter as t<> your precise acts, .mil ventured the opinion that you had either sneezed or coughed. You had coughed twice, obviously a signal. " Next, I examined window and roof fasten ings. All were locked. I tapped over the glass to see if they had been tampered with. They had not. Apparently the radium had not gone through the reception room; certainly it had not gone any other way; yet it was gone. It was a nice problem, until" l recalled that Mr. Dexter had mentioned a suit case. Why did a woman, on business, go out carrying a suit case 1 Or why. granting that she had a good reason for it. should she take the trouble to drag it into the reception room instead of leav ing it in the carriage 1 Now, I didn't believe she had any radium- I knew she had signaled to the real thief by coughing. Therefore. I was prepared to be lieve that the suit case was the solution of the theft. How' Obviously, something con cealed in it. What 3 A monkey? I dismissed that because the thief must have had the rea soning instinct. If not a monkey, then what? A child.' That seemed more probable, yet it was improbable. I proceeded, however, on the hyiK.thesis that a child carefully instructed had been the actual thief. " I sent a cable to Mme. Curie asking if the Utter of introduction was genuine; and sent Mr Hatch to get a trace of a child. He informed me there was no child, just about the time 1 heard from Mme. Curie that the letter was genuine. The problem immediately went back to the starting point. Time after" time I rea soned it out. always with the same result- but finally the solution came. If not a monkey or a child, then what 1 A midget. Of course!' It was .stupid of me not to have seen that possi bility at first. " then there remained only the task of finding him. He probably came on the same boat with the woman, and I saw vaguely a plan to trace tu } \ w WaS thnm Sh the driver of the carriage which Mme. dv thastaigny used. I got his name by telephone from the Hotel Teutonic Where had Mme. dv Chastaignv left a suit case? He gave me an address. 1 went there obtained the lett. • :r j e . i WH i only say that a woman who undertakes to sell an ounce of radium to a man from whom she intends to steal it is clever enough to do any thing. | may add that she and the midget are theatrical people, and that the idea of a . in a suit case came from some part of their stage i.ertonnance. 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