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yes, thinking it would be more thrilling, even in repetition, than one of Louis' own experiences, also in repetition. Since then, she had listened every evening-except Wednesday, when Louis went out, and Sundays, when there was no paper-to excerpts from the Star, consisting principally of what is known in newspaper offices as filler-incontrovertible statistics about men and things in all parts of the world, facts that seemed to smite her husband like a bolt from the blue.
" Think of it! " he said. " Nearly twenty-eight million automobiles! "
" Heavens ! " said Mrs. Taylor.
" And speaking of automobiles: ` Storms have made roads so bad in parts of Chile that drivers have not dared to go into the rural districts.' That's the trouble with owning a car. If you don't stay right on the paved streets or paved roads, you're liable to get stuck and maybe walk home. Besides that, you've got to be a mechanic yourself or else, when there's something wrong, you have to take it to a garage and lay it up a week till they consent to look at it and find out what's the matter, and then they don't know themselves nine times out of ten. But they charge you just the same and they charge you plenty. Did I tell you about Walter Trumbull's trip to Harper City? "
" Yes," said Mrs. Taylor.
" I don't believe I did. It was only last Friday night; no, Thursday night, the night after the Spartans beat us by one pin, when I had a chance to get a 202 and hit the head pin just a little too full and they split on me. That was the night Berger showed up so drunk he couldn't bowl and we had to use Tommy and he shot 123.
" So it was the night after that when Walter and Marjorie started over to the City to see the ` Seventh Heaven,' and about five miles the other side of Two Oaks the engine died and Walter couldn't get it going again. His flash-light wouldn't work and Marjorie wouldn't let him strike matches with the hood up to see what the trouble was. As it turned out, it wouldn't have done him any good anyway.
" Finally he left poor Marjorie in the car and walked way back to Two Oaks, but the garage was closed up for the night and the whole town was asleep, so he went back to the car and by that time of course it was too late to see the show. He hailed three or four cars coming from the other way, trying to get a ride home, but it wasn't till after ten o'clock that he could get a car to stop and pick

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