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OLD FOLKS' CHRISTMAS

Tom opened the garage door.
" Why, you've got two cars! " said Ted.
" The new one isn't mine," said Tom. " Whose is it? "
" Yours. It's the new model."
" Dad, that's wonderful ! But it looks just like the old one."
" Well, the old one's pretty good. Just the same, yours is better. You'll find that out when you drive it. Hop in and get started. I had her filled with gas."
" I think I'd rather drive the old one."
" Why?"
" Well, what I really wanted, Dad, was a Barnes sport roadster, something like Paul Murdock's, only a different color scheme.' And if I don't drive this Gorham at all, maybe you could get them to take it back or make some kind of a deal with the Barnes people."
Tom didn't speak till he was sure of his voice. Then: "All right, son. Take my car and I'll see what can be done about yours."
Caroline, waiting for Ted, remembered something and called to her mother. " Here's what I got for you and Dad," she said. " It's two tickets to ` Jolly Jane,' the play I saw last night. You'll love it ! "
" When are they for? " asked Grace.
" Tonight," said Caroline.
" But dearie," said her mother, " we don't want to go out tonight, when you promised to stay home."
" We'll keep our promise," said Caroline, "but the Murdocks may drop in and bring some friends and we'll dance and there'll be music. And Ted and I both thought you'd rather be away somewhere so our noise wouldn't disturb you."
" It was sweet of you to do this," said her mother, " but your father and I don't mind noise as long as you're enjoying yourselves."
" It's time anyway that you and Dad had a treat."
" The real treat," said Grace, " would be to spend a quiet evening here with just you two."
" The Murdocks practically invited themselves and I couldn't say no after they'd been so nice to me. And honestly, Mother, you'll love this play ! "
" Will you be home for supper? "
" I'm pretty sure we will, but if we're a little late, don't you and Dad wait for us. Take the seven-twenty so you won't miss any-

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