Rollo in Society
[Illustration: "At everything Rollo said Stella and Anabelle laughed very loud"]
First of all there was a band of music, the like of which Rollo had never heard before. There was also the prettiest little fountain.
"Do you suppose they would let me angle in the fountain, Cousin Stella?" asked Rollo, thinking of his little line and bobbin at home, and keeping time to the music with his fork.
"Yes, indeed, Rollo, old Kid," said his cousin.
When Rollo was not engaged in looking about the room, he was occupied in watching his Cousin Stella, who did many things which surprised him. To begin with, she always talked when her mouth was full, and she was never still a moment, what with pointing, gesticulating, and jumping from her chair to greet other friends who passed their table. At everything Rollo said, Stella and Anabelle and Rupie laughed very loud, and Rupie surprised Rollo several times by slapping him sharply on the back, on one occasion causin