l of that bag--it's hot--awful hot! Lean on me--(they go out, but Miss Hoppenhoer runs back to pick up things).
Jack Can't I help you! A fellow never knows what to do when--when--anybody has an attack.
Jack Come on, Maude, I've got an old tandem out there. Let's take a spin.
Miss H. (dropping a shawl and two bottles). Got a what?
Jack Go get ready, Maude. A tandem.
Miss H. (moveless with astonishment). You ride it?
Jack (respectfully). Yes, ma'am.
Miss H. (aghast). Ride it?
Jack (fascinated). Yessum. (earnestly). Yes, ma'am.
Miss H. Ride a tantrum! Well, such goings on! And all of it comes from graduating! Thank Heaven, I never graduated!
(Commences to pick up things. Curtain.)
(Sitting-room of the De Smythe home. Bouquets with cards attached. Maude's desk, open, in confusion. Her hat and g