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CHAPTER XVI - THE NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOUR

in that way, he would avoid it ; for he is clever enough to realise the danger. So washout the printers. Then secondly, from the house itself-possibly by bribing a servant. That would also lay him open to detection. Then the third idea is that he took it himself."
Brewer paused and Gerry looked at him.
" You mean that one of our friends has done this.?" he asked slowly.
" Well, sir," said Brewer, " there is always the Commander."
" Poor Commander," said Gerry at last. " How he seems to be in it-right up to the neck. But," he went on, " there is another way still-one you have overlooked."
" Yes ? " asked Brewer.
" That someone else paid us an unofficial visit," Gerry said. His eyes had noticed something during this conversation.
" What! " gasped Brewer. " You don't mean that this place has been rifled ?"
" Not quite," smiled Gerry ;" but what does that mean ? "
He had been sitting in a big chair, resting after the shock of the journey and its horrible strain, when his eye caught sight of something that made his pulses quicken.
" That drawer there, Brewer," he said, indicating a small old-fashioned writing bureau. " It is slightly open, and it can only be opened by pressing a secret catch. No one in this house ever comes in here except my own man and a housemaid working under his direction. Eygo-burglars ! Though not the ordinary type, my dear Brewer-but someone whose devilish cunning will demand all our brains and ingenuity if we are going to beat him."
" I wonder who the devil he is ? " asked Brewer in alarm.

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