By O. Henry
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Just before dinner, Major Wentworth Caswell found me at the hotel. It was impossible to avoid him. He insisted on buying me a drink and pulled two one-dollar bills from his pocket. Again, I saw a torn dollar fixed with blue paper, with a corner missing. It was the one I had given Uncle Caesar. How strange, I thought. I wondered how Caswell got it.
Uncle Caesar was waiting outside the hotel the next afternoon. He took me to Miss Adams's house, and he agreed...