The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, July 11, 1906, Supplement, Image 7

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Return of....
Sherlock Holmes
"aSToThe arrcsTbf John Mltton, the
valet, it was a council of despair as an
alternative to absolute Inaction. But
no case could be sustained against 'him.
He had visited friends In Hammer
smith that night The alibi was com
plete. It Is true that he started home
at an hour which should have brought
him to Westminster before the time
when the crime was discovered, but
his own explanation that he had walk
ed part of the way seemed probable
enough In view of the fineness of the
night. He had actually arrived at 12
o'clock and appeared to be overwhelm
ed by the unexpected tragedy. He had
always been on good terms with bis
master. Several of the dead man's
possessions, notably a small case of ra
zors, had been found In the valefs
boxes, but he explained that they had
been presents from the deceased, and
the housekeeper was able to corrobo
rate the story. Mltton had been In Lu
cas employment for three years. It
was noticeable that Lucas did not take
Mltton on the continent with bim.
Sometimes he visited Paris for three
months on end, but Mltton was left in
charge of the Godolphin street house.
As to the housekeeper, she heard noth
ing on the night of the crime. If her
master bad a visitor he had himself
admitted him.
So for three mornings the mystery re
mained, so far as I could follow it in
the papers. If Holmes knew more, ho
kept his own counsel, but as he told
me that Inspector Lestrade had taken
him into his confidence hi the case I
knew that he was in close touch with
every development. Upon the fourth
day there appeared a long telegram
from Paris which seemed to solve the
whole question.
discovery has just been made .by
the Parisian police," said the Dally
Telegraph, "which raises the veil which
hung round the tragic fate of Mr.
Eduardo Lucas, who met his death by
violence last Monday night ln Godol
phin street, Westminster. Our readers
will remember that the deceased gen
tleman was found stabbed In his room
and that some suspicion attached to his
valet, but that the case broke down
on an alibi. Yesterday a lady, who
has been known as Mme. Henri Four
naye, occupying a small villa in the
Bue Austerlltz, was reported to the au
thorities by her servants as being In
sane. An examination showed she had
Indeed developed mania of a dangerous
and permanent form. On Inquiry the
police have discovered that Mme. Henri
Fournaye only returned from a journey
to London on Tuesday last; and there
Is evidence to connect her with the
crime at Westminster. A comparison
of photographs has proved conclusive
ly that M. Henri Fournaye and Eduar
do Lucas were really one and the same
person and that the deceased had for
some reason lived a double life In Lon
don and Paris. Mme. Fournaye, who
Is of Creole origin. Is of an extremely
excitable nature and has suffered in the
past from attacks of jealousy which
have amounted to frenzy. It Is con
jectured that it was in one of these
that she committed the terrible crime
which has caused such a sensation In
London. Her movements upon the
Monday night have not yet been traced,
but It Is undoubted that a woman an
swering to her description attracted
much attention at Charing Cross sta
tion on Tuesday morning by the wild
ness of her appearance and the vio
lence of her gestures. It Is probable,
therefore, that the crime was either conv
xaitted when Insane er that Its immedi
ate effect was te drive the-aaaappy
oat-ef hersalnd. At present
she Is unable to give any coherent ac
count of the past, and the doctors hold
out no hopes of the re-establlshment of
her reason. There Is evidence that a
woman, who might have been Mme.
Fournaye, was seen for some hours op
en Monday night watching the house In
Godolphin street."
"What do you flunk of that; Holmes r
I had. read the account aloud to him
while he finished his breakfast
"My dear Watson," said he as he
rose from the table and paced up and
down the room, "you are most long
suffering, but If I have told you noth
ing in the last three days it Is because
there Is nothing to tell. Even now
this report from Paris does not help
us much."
8urely It is final as regards the
man's death."
The man's death is a mere incident
a trivia episode, In comparison with
our real task, which is to trace this
document and save a European catas
trophe. Only one Important thing has
happened In the last three days, and
that Is that nothing has happened. I
get reports almost hourly from the gov
ernment and It 1b certain that nowhere
In Europe Is there any sign of trouble.
Now, If this letter were loose no. It
can't be loosen-but If It Isn't loose
where can It be? Who has It? Why Is
It held back? That's the question that
bents In my brain like a hammer.
Was It Indeed, a coincidence that Lu
cas should meet his death on the night
when the letter disappeared? Did the
letter ever reach him? If so, why Is it
not among his papers? Did this mad
wife of his carry It off with her? If
bo. Is it in her house In Paris? How
could I search for it wlthoat the
French police having their suspicions
aroused? It is' a case, my dear Wat
son, where the law is as dangerous to
us as the criminals are. Every man's
hand Is against us, and yet the Inter
ests at stake are colossal. Should I
bring it to a successful conclusion It
will certainly represent the crowning
glory of my career. Ah, here Is my
latest from the front!" He glanced
hurriedly at the note which had been
banded in. "Hello! Lestrade seems
to have observed something of Interest
Put on your hat Watson, and we will
stroll down together to Westminster."
It was my first visit to the scene of
the crime a high, dingy, narrow chest
ed house, prim, formal and solid, like
the century which gave It birth. Le
strade's bulldog features gazed out at
us from the front window, and he
greeted us warmly when a big consta
ble had opened the door and let us In.
The room into which we were shown
was that In which the crime had been
committed, but no trace of It now re
mained save an ugly. Irregular stain
upon the carpet This carpet was a
small square drugget In the center of
the room, surrounded by a broad ex
panse of beautiful, old fashioned wood
flooring In square blocks highly polish
ed. Over the fireplace was a magnifi
cent trophy of weapons, one of which
had been used on that tragic night In
the window was a sumptuous writing
desk, and every detail of the apart
ment the pictures, the rugs and the
hangings, all pointed to a taste which
was luxurious to the verge of "effeminacy.
"Seen the Paris news?" asked Le
strade. Holmes nodded.
"Our French friends seem to have
touched the spot this time. No doubt
tf a just as they say. She knocked at
the door surprise visit I guess, for he
kept his life In water tight compart
mentshe let her la, couldn't keep her
In the street She told him how she
had traced him, reproached him; one
thing led to another, and then with that
dagger so bandy the end soon came.'
It wasn't an dona In an Instant though.
au aweot over
yonder, and he hacTone fn his HancTas
If be had tried to hold her off with It
We've got It all clear as If we had seen
Holmes raised his eyebrows.
"And yet you have sent for me?"
"Ah, yes, thafa another matter; a
mere trifle, but the sort of thing you
take an interest In queer, you know,
and what you might call freakish. It
has nothing to do with the main fact
can't have, on the face of it"
What Is It then?"
"Well, you know, after a crime of
this sort we are very careful to keep
things In their position. Nothing has
been moved. Officer in charge here day
and night This morning, as the man
was buried and the investigation over
-40 far as this room Is concerned we
thought, we could tidy up a bit This
carpet you see. It is not fastened
down, only just laid there. We had
occasion to raise It We found"
"f es? You found"
Holmes' face grew tense with anx
iety. "Well, I'm sure you would never
guess In a hundred years what we did
find. You see that stain on the car
pet? Well, a great deal must have
soaked through, must It not?"
Undoubtedly it must"
"Well, you will be surprised to hear
that there Is no stain on the white
woodwork to correspond."
"No stain! But there must"
"Yes, so you would say. But the fact
remains that there Isn't"
He took the corner of the carpet in
his hand, and, turning It over, he show
ed that It was indeed as he said.
"But the underside Is as stained as
the upper. It must have left a mark."
Lestrade chuckled with delight at
having puzzled the famous expert
"Now, I'll show you the explanation.
There Is a second stain, but it does not
correspond with the other. See for
yourself." As he spoke he turned over
another portion of the carpet and
there, sure enough, was a great crim
son spill upon the square white facing
of the old fashioned floor. "What do
you make of that Mr. Holmes?"
"Why, It Is simple enough. The two
stains did correspond, but the carpet
has been turned round. As it was
square and unfastened it was easily
"The official police don't need you,
Mr. Holmes, to tell them that the car
pet must hare been turned round.
Thaf s clear enough, for the stains lie
above each other If you lay It over
this way. But what I want to know is.
who shifted the carpet and why?"
I could see from Holmes' rigid face
that he was vibrating with Inward ex
citement "Look here, Lestrade." said he, "has
that constable In the passage been in
charge of the place all the time?"
"Yes, he has."
"Well, take my advice. Examine hun
carefully. Don't do It before us. Weil
wait here. You take him Into the back
room. You'll be more likely to get a
confession out of him alone. Ask him
how he dared to admit people and leave
them alone in this room. Don't ask
him If he has done it Take It for
granted. Tell him you know some ono
has been here. Press him. Tell him
that a full confession Is his only chance
of forgiveness. Do exactly what I ell
"By George, if he knows Iil have it
out of him!" cried Lestrade. He darted
Into the haU, and a few moments later
his bullying voice sounded from the
"Now, Watson, now!" cried Holmes
with frenzied eagerness. All'the de
moniacal force of the man masked be
atad that Metises saaaner burst out hi
a psraxyenV ef energy. He tore the
theneer aad la an ft
3tn m aorh of the sonares
ef wood beneatn n. uw ww -
ways as be dag his nails Into the edge
of It It hinged back like the lhl of a
box. A small Mack cavity opened be
neath It Holmes plunged his eager
tmnA into It and drew It out with a
bitter snarl ef anger and disappoint
ment It was empty.
"Quick, Watson, quick! Get It back
again!" The wooden lid was replaced,
and the drugget had only just been
drawn straight when Lestrade's voice
was heard In the passage. He found
Holmes leaning languidly against the
mantelpiece, resigned and patient en
deavoring to conceal his Irrepressible
"Sorry to keep you waiting. Mr.
Holmes. I can see that you are bored
to death with the whole affair. Well,
he has confessed, all right Come In
here, MacPherson. Let these gentle
men hear of your most Inexcusable
The big constable, very hot and pen
itent sidled into the room.
"I meant no harm, sir, I'm sure. The
young woman came to the door last
evening; mistook the house, she did.
And then we got talking. If s lone
some -when you're on duty here all
"Well, what happened then?"
"She wanted to see where the crime
was done had read about it In the pa
pers, she said. She was a very re
spectable, well spoken young woman,
sir, and I saw no barm In letting hex
have a peep. When she saw that mark
on the carpet down she dropped on the
floor and lay as If she were dead. I
ran to the back and got some water,
but I could not bring her to. Then I
went round the corner to the Ivy Plant
for some brandy, and by the time I had
brought It back the young woman had
recovered and was off ashamed of
herself, I dare say, and dared not fact
"How about moving that drugget?"
"Well, sir. It was a bit rumpled, cer
tainly, when I came back. You see,
she fell on it, and it lies on a polished
floor with nothlug to keep It In place.
I straightened it out afterward."
"If s a lesson to you that you can't
deceive me. Constable MacPherson,"
aid Lestrade, with dignity. "No doubt
you thought that your breach of duty
could never be discovered, and yet a
mere glance at that drugget was
enough to convince me that some one
had been admitted to the room. Ifs
Incky for you, my man, that nothing
Is missing, or you would find yourself
In Queer street I'm sorry to have
called you down over such a petty
business, Mr. Holmes, but I thought
the point of the second stain not cor
responding with the first would inter
est you."
"Certainly. It was most interesting.
Has this woman only been here once,
"Yes, sir; only once."
"Who was she?"
"Don't know the name, sir. Was an
swering an advertisement about type
writing and came to the wrong num
bervery pleasant genteel young wo
man, sir."
"Tall? Handsome?"
"Yes, sir; she was a well grown
young woman. I suppose you might
say she was handsome. Perhaps some
would say she was very handsome. 'Oh,
officer, do let me have a peep! says
she. She had pretty, coaxing ways, as
you might say, and I thought there was
no harm In letting her just put her
head through the door."
"How was she dressed?"
"Quiet sir a long mantle down to
her feet"
"What time was It?"
"It was just growing dusk at the
time. They were lighting the lamps as
I came back with the brandy."
"Very good," said Holmes. "Come.
Watson, I think that we have more Im
portant, work elsewhere."
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eontheast of Yellowstone Park Forest Reserve, and reached by the Bur
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