A Successful Shadow
"AMALIE CANFIELD. "Born, ---- ----. Died, December --, 18--."
The detective rose to his feet, his handsome face all aglow, and he again muttered:
"Here is a mystery--a little mystery--but it can be explained. One or the other Amalie died. It's my opinion Amalie Stevens lives, and after all I have at last found the heir to a million. I lose the fortune, but the true heiress will get it. Yes, I'll swear I am on to the final solution, the most successful shadow I shall ever make. It is the greatest catch of my life--yes, although I lose half a million, and I'd rather lose a million than to learn that I have been misled. I must go slow--yes, very slow--but as it stands I believe I've struck it at last."
The detective return