By Carolyn Keene
Nancy needs to get to the bottom of the secret of a useless man's letters or Mr. March and his granddaughter will face bankruptcy.
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He hasn’t adequate funds to get his granddaughter a nurse,” Nancy inspiration. “And Mrs. French is relocating quickly and can’t take her again. ” Aloud she acknowledged, “Girls, do you be mindful Effie? ” “That dizzy maid who works to your relatives sometimes? ” George laughed. “How might one fail to remember her? ” Nancy smiled. “She may be very effective, so long as she isn’t curious about a secret. i think I’ll see if she will come right here. ” “This outdated abode already has the makings of a mystery,” George stated considerably. “Effie may be the way to the home tasks problem,” Nancy went on. “I wish Mr. March will conform to having her the following. ” Leaving Bess and George with Susan, Nancy went downstairs to report back to Mr. March. “I’m happy it’s not anything worse than that! ” he acknowledged while Nancy defined to him what the difficulty most likely used to be. Mrs. French was once additionally drastically reassured. “I’ll name Dr. Ivers,” Nancy provided, “but Susan will quickly be asleep, I’m yes. Bess, George, and that i will look after her for the evening. ” Mrs. French, even though desirous to be important, appeared relieved with a purpose to move at the accountability for Susan’s care. After Nancy had phoned the surgeon and bought directions, she notified her father that the women have been staying. He provided to notify the Faynes and Marvins. once Mrs. French left, Mr. March and Nancy went upstairs to work out Susan. the kid was once resting quietly. “Measles are usually not frequently serious,” Nancy remarked as they back to the lounge. “But Susan should remain in mattress for some time. ” “What am I to do? ” the aged guy requested helplessly. “I’ve by no means treated a unwell baby. Susan has constantly been so energetic and fit. I simply don’t know—” Mr. March broke off in depression. This used to be Nancy’s chance to say Effie as a potential housekeeper. the matter of wage frightened Mr. March. “I have a shock for you. ” Nancy smiled. “Just ahead of you referred to as us from the attic, we stumbled on a number of fantastic previous hatboxes and a desk that are offered. the cash from them will look after issues for your time. ” Mr. March checked out Nancy gratefully. “You’ve been so good,” he stated. “I bet destiny led me for your door to invite your support for little Susan. ” “As quickly as issues get straightened out the following, I’ll cross on trying to find the music,” Nancy promised. the ladies attempted to make Susan pleased with meager provides in the home. Nancy sat up lots of the evening, performing as nurse to the feverish baby. After breakfast the following morning Bess and George took over. Nancy drove to Effie’s apartment. The maid, kind-hearted and constant to the Drew relations, used to be simply persuaded to take cost at friendly Hedges. She packed and left with Nancy. but if Effie glimpsed the large, barren previous residing, she nearly replaced her brain. “Oh! Oh! ” she wailed. “What am I moving into? one other secret? This outdated position appears haunted! i feel I’d larger cross domestic! ” Nancy eventually confident the woman to stick. As Effie started to paintings, her fears appeared to vanish. She and Nancy had stopped to shop for meals, and shortly Effie used to be beginning arrangements for a sizzling lunch.