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In the short story The Nemean Lion, Miss Ellen Keble was the companion of Mrs Samuelson. Ellen had been out walking her employer's Pekinese dog Nanki Poo. While she was distracted by a baby in a pram, the leash was cut and the dog kidnapped. Mrs Samuelson subsequently paid a ransom of three hundred pounds to have Nanki Poo returned. It was never confirmed if Ellen was part of a scheme by Amy Carnaby to kidnap and hold Pekinese dogs for ransom. Given the modus operandi described by Amy, the kidnapping could only have been done with the connivance of the companion concerned and so Ellen might well have been a member.

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