Mary Jane's City Home

Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,391 / 104 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,114
Added to site: 2008.09.04
mnybks.net#: 21972
Genre: Young Readers
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Excerpt

e'd better eat a good dinner and then go to bed early for we'll have to get down there and clean up the flat while father tends to getting our things delivered."

So bright and early the next morning everybody started to work. Mr. Merrill went down town to meet the moving men he had engaged by 'phone and Mrs. Merrill and the two girls put aprons and cleaning rags and soap, all of which they had brought in their small trunk, into a little grip and went down to the new home.

Mary Jane had lots of fun that morning. First she went down to the basement and borrowed a broom from the janitor. Then she went back for clean papers which she folded neatly and spread on the pantry shelves which Mrs. Merrill with the good help of the janitor's wife had cleaned and ready. Then she put papers on the shelf of the closet she and Alice were to share and papers in the drawers near the floor of that same closet. By that time--it takes pretty long to fold papers neatly and get every bit of the shelf covered, you know

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