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CHAPTER XIII - THE TYNE DEFENCES

The Table was a most amazing affair. It was divided into two sections. One of these was clearly a map of the area about the river's mouth, reaching out a mile or so to sea. This map was ruled off into squares which were numbered and lettered. The other section was a sheet of silvered glass which acted as a mirror. This too was ruled-off into squares, and numbered, to correspond with the map. Above these, rather like the big shades over a billiards table, was a funnel apparatus. By a system of telescopic reflectors placed at the top of this funnel, the outside world could be projected on to the Table. This was concentrated so that the section with the glass reflector faithfully reproduced what was happening on the identical area its squared and numbered top represented. Even as they looked at the Table they saw a small trampsteamer pass through a square marked " I5," and proceed to the next squared space, on its way up the river.
" And these buttons here correspond with the numbers on the squares," explained the Colonel.
He had lifted off the top from a bulky oaken case, and disclosed a series of keys rather like a large type' writer.
" But what is this all for ? " asked the Comte.
" Well you see," expounded the soldier, " each of those squares is a minefield. The area of ` I5 ' say' where that ship has just passed through, is covered by a mine. If I had pressed button ` I5 ' whilst the ship was in square ` I5,' she would have been blown sky high."
" How intensely interesting," smiled the Comte, his cruel face glowing with pleasure. " So these are your Tyne Defences, monsieur ? "
" They are," said the Colonel proudly.
It was then that Madelaine Kenton made her
discovery. All the time, from the first moment he had

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arrived at their house, a stranger introduced by a mutual friend, she had been wondering why it was she felt she had met him before.
Now she knew !

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