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Then it couldn't be a New Year's greeting. Her heart stopped beating. It could only mean one thing; her shop had been burned to the ground. She jumped out of bed.
" Slip it under the door and I'll write the answer and slip it back to you."
The envelope was pushed under the door and as it appeared on the carpet it had really a sinister look. Miss Reid snatched it up and tore the envelope open. The words swam before her eyes and she couldn't for a moment find her spectacles. This is what she read:
" Happy New Year. Stop. Peace and goodwill to all men. Stop. You are very beautiful. Stop. I love you. Stop. I must speak to you. Stop. Signed: Radio Operator."
Miss Reid read this through twice. Then she slowly took off her spectacles and hid them under a scarf. She opened the door.
" Come in," she said.
Next day was New Year's Eve. The officers were cheerful and a little sentimental when they sat down to dinner. The stewards had decorated the saloon with tropical creepers to make up for holly and mistletoe, and the Christmas tree stood on a table with the candles ready to be lit at supper time. Miss Reid did not come in till the officers were seated, and when they bade her good morning she did not speak but merely bowed. They looked at her curiously. She ate a good dinner, but uttered never a word. Her silence was uncanny. At last the captain could stand it no longer, and he said:
" You're very quiet today, Miss Reid."
" I'm thinking," she remarked.
" And will you not tell us your thoughts, Miss Reid?" the doctor asked playfully.
She gave him a cool, you might almost have called it a supercilious look.
" I prefer to keep them to myself, Doctor. I will have a little more of that hash, I've got a very good appetite."
They finished the meal in a blessed silence. The captain heaved a sigh of relief. That was what meal-time was for, to

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