We were seated at breakfast one morning, my wife and I, when the maid brought in a telegram. It was from Sherlock Holmes and ran in this way:
|October 1891 edition|
|A young Victorian woman much|
like what Dr. Watson describes Alice Turner
as being the most beautiful he has ever seen.
|McCarthy family maid showing the boots her dead master|
wore on this death day to Holmes, Watson and Lestrade.
|Butler opens the door|
for John Turner