A Correspondence and a Climax
An Adventure on Island Rock
At Five O'Clock in the Morning
Aunt Susanna's Birthday Celebration
Bertie's New Year
Between the Hill and the Valley
Dorinda's Desperate Deed
Her Own People
Ida's New Year Cake
In the Old Valley
Mackereling Out in the Gulf
The Blue North Room
The Christmas Surprise At Enderly Road
The Dissipation of Miss Ponsonby
The Falsoms' Christmas Dinner
The Fraser Scholarship
The Girl at the Gate
The Light on the Big Dipper
The Prodigal Brother
The Redemption of John Churchill
The Schoolmaster's Letter
The Story of Uncle Dick
The Understanding of Sister Sara
The Unforgotten One
The Wooing of Bessy
Their Girl Josie
When Jack and Jill Took a Hand
your Chinese cook--but I've only time now to say goodbye. You wish me a lovely time at the dance and a full programme, don't you?
Yours sincerely, Sidney Richmond.
Aunt Jane came home presently and carried away her sleeping baby. Sidney said her prayers, went to bed, and slept soundly and serenely.
She mailed her letter the next day, and a month later an answer came. Sidney read it as soon as she left the post office, and walked the rest of the way home as in a nightmare, staring straight ahead of her with wide-open, unseeing brown eyes.
John Lincoln's letter was short, but the pertinent paragraph of it burned itself into Sidney's brain. He wrote:
I am going east for a visit. It is six years since I was home, and it seems like three times six. I shall go by the C.P.R., which passes through Plainfield, and I mean to stop off for a day. You will let me call and see you, won't you? I shall have to take your permission for granted, as I shall be gone before a letter from you ca