Paul took the paper and read the paragraph indicated, and as he read, the kitchen seemed to perform a slow revolving movement, and come to rest with a grinding jar. It looked a very nice announcement.
The engagement is announced between Sir Paul Saxon, Bt., elder son of the late Sir Bartholomew Saxon, Bt. and of Lady Saxon, of 16 Lowndes Crescent, S. W. I. and Helga, only daughter of Madame de Brulais, of 89 Selcourt St. S. W. 3
There was only one thing wrong with it. He had never in his life heard of Madam de Brulais or her daughter, Helga. Indeed, it was a situation which opened up endless vistas of surprises and complications.