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CHAPTER IV - THE COMMANDER'S SECRET

and as he had never told anyone what his work was, no one connected him with the Secret Service.
As a matter of fact, everybody in the Priory Terrace Colony was too much interested in the Commander to bother about other things. Ever since that day when the strange count had visited him at his office, a change had been gradually stealing over him. He was not conscious of it himself, at first. It began with him having fits of giddiness ; then one day he actually fainted-at least he put it down to that-though two whole hours seem to have been a long time for an ordinary faint to last. Anyhow, during these months he was gradually getting worse. And to add to his misery he found himself losing his memory. Out of all this jumble of emotional experience he found a curious idea growing. It was nothing less than that his wife should go away for a six months' holiday cruise. ... How this weird idea ever got into his head he never knew-nor did he attempt to explain it. All he remembered was that one dismal day in early January he arrived home, quite determined to send his wife away. It was all in keeping with his other illusions, but his colleagues at the works had grown very anxious about his behaviour lately-especially as he seemed to have taken to drinking hard as well. On the very night in question he slipped into the dining-room before facing his wife, and liberally helped himself to the whisky in the decanter.
So it happened that later the same evening, after a difficult hour with Mrs. Finch which had ended in a " scene," he gained his point. But Mrs. Commander made her plans to go away with the grim conviction that she had lost his affection and that " the Kenton Woman " was probably at the root of it all. That being the case she decided that he should learn how to miss her. Poor foolish woman ! It would have saved a terrible tragedy had she only swallowed her pride and

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