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mother was away, but she was kind of old and she used to go to sleep right after supper.
" Well, there were a couple of girls, sisters, named Lindsay. They lived out in the country, but came in town to school. Harry and I thought we were stuck on them, so one night after supper, when Harry's aunt had gone to sleep, we hitched up Mr. Riker's horse and buggy and drove seven miles out in the country to call on the Lindsay girls. When we got out there it was raining, so we unhitched the horse and put him in the barn and "
" lie got loose, didn't he ? And ran all the way home? "
" Yes, but that comes later. We put him in Lindsay's barn and we thought we had him tied all right, and Harry and I went in the house and sat around with the girls. Mrs. Lindsay stayed right in the room with us and did most of the talking "
" You're sure of that? "
" I certainly am! She was one of these women that talk all the time. She never stopped. So about half past nine she said the girls would have to go to bed, and that was telling us to get out. Well, to make a long story short, the horse wasn't in the barn and Harry and I walked home seven miles in the pouring rain. We found the horse in his own stall and Harry had to ride him out to Lindsay's next day and get the buggy. That was the last time we ever called on the Lindsay girls."
" Kind of hard on them," said Mrs. Taylor.
" Oh, we were all just kids and there wasn't anything serious between us. Harry's in the insurance business now in Indianapolis, doing fine, he told me."
Louis was almost, but not quite, through with his paper.
" Here's a funny thing," he said. "Although Edinburgh, Scotland, had only 237 ice-cream parlors last season, the number was fifty more than were in the city a year ago."
" I should think that was enough ice-cream parlors."
" Not for the size of the town. Let's see. How big is Edinburgh ? I'll have to look it up."
He was on his way to the bookcase when the door-bell rang. He went to the door and admitted Florence Hammond.
" Hello, Louis. Hello, Bess. This isn't a social call. We're out here with a flat tire and Perce wants to borrow your flash."
" There's automobiles for you! " said Louis. " More trouble than they're worth."
" I tried to persuade Perce to take it to the garage and have

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