THOSE cigarettes ought to be dry by now,” Mrs. Davis said. She had been saying it for a long time, with a childlike insistence, and every time she said it Mr. Davis had said, “Not yet, Isabel.” But this time he leaned forward and touched the cigarettes where they lay drying on the thwart, picked one up and put it between his lips.By JOSEPH, ADELINE MARX22 min
IT WAS eight o’clock of a fine Saturday evening in early September when John Willy Wigglesworth dropped his bombshell. “The wedding,” he announced calmly, “will be put off to the 29th.” Manlike, he meant no harm, but his mother’s little kitchen suddenly crackled with suspicion.By D. C. CULSHAW21 min
The Controversial Baxter I like Beverley Baxter as a writer but his last few letters seem away off the beam. While he blames the British for voting against Churchill, he does not state that this was the first election since before Munich and maybe they were just giving Churchill a rest while they cleaned off his coattails.
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