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CHAPTER V - GERRY DALTON

The Colonel was delighted with the news that he was coming.
Shortly after this, Gerry Dalton actually arrived ; and before long they were talking merrily over lunch, discussing those hopeless little inanities that only a young-man-about-town like he could inspire.
" And I hear you have a new neighbour," he said at last.
" Yes, by Jove," laughed the Colonel. " Your father did a good thing when he sold Number 14. Oh, we are pleased too. Those great bare bleak windows were not nice to look at every time we passed the house."
" He seems such a dear," said Mrs. Kenton rather too effusively. " With such a deliciously red beard."
" Don't be absurd, my dear," said the Colonel shortly. " It isn't red at all-and my opinion is that he wants to hide some scar or other. I can't imagine anyone wanting to wear a thing like that unless he had something to hide."
" It's just because you're jealous," laughed his wife.
The Colonel gave such a snort of disgust at this that Gerry simply shouted with delight. He had a soft place in his heart for this peppery old soldier with his aversion to foreigners.
" A spy ?" he queried provokingly.
But it was Madelaine Kenton who answered.
" Certainly not," she said quickly. " But I say," she went on, changing the subject, "we are very anxious about our old friend the Commander."
Gerry shot a quick look at her, and noticed the heightened colour and the artificial smile on her face -and wondered why it was.
" Why? What's wrong with the old fellow," he asked, following her lead.
" Eight or ten days ago, his wife went away for a

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