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family named Taylor," said Mrs. Dwan. " The house had burned down and they had moved away. It was suspected that they had started the fire themselves, as they were terribly hard up and it was insured. Jim wrote to old Mr. Taylor in Seattle and asked him to set a price on the barn and the land, which is about four acres. They exchanged several letters and finally Mr. Taylor accepted Jim's offer. We got it for a song."
" Wonder.ful ! " said Florence.
" And then, of course," Mrs. Dwan continued, " we engaged a house-wrecking company to tear down the other four sections of the barn-the stalls, the cow-shed, the tool-shed, and so forthand take them away, leaving us just this one room. We had a man from Seattle come and put in these old pine walls and the flooring, and plaster the ceiling. He was recommended by a friend of Jim's and he certainly knew his business."
" I can see he did," said Florence.
" He made the hay-loft over for us, too, and we got the wings built by day-labor, with Jim and me supervising. It was so much fun that I was honestly sorry when it was finished."
" I can imagine! " said Florence.
Well, I am not very well up in Early American, which was the name they had for pretty nearly everything in the place, but for the benefit of those who are not on terms with the Dwans I will try and describe from memory the objets d'art they bragged of the most and which brought forth the loudest squeals frcm Florence.
The living-room walls were brown bare boards without a picture or scrap of wall-paper. On the floor were two or three " hooked rugs," whatever that means, but they needed five or six more of them, or one big carpet, to cover up all the knots in the wood. There was a maple " low-boy "; a" dough-trough " table they didn't have space for in the kitchen ; a pine " stretcher " table with sticks connecting the four legs near the bottom so you couldn't put your feet anywhere; a" Dutch " chest that looked as if it had been ordered from the undertaker by one of Singer's Midgets, but he got well; and some " Windsor " chairs in which the only position you could get comfortable was to stand up behind them and lean your elbows on their back.
Not one piece that matched another, and not one piece of mahogany anywhere. And the ceiling, between the beams, had apparently been plastered by a workman who was that way, too.
" Some day soon I hope to have a piano," said Mrs. Dwan. " I

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