1. The Fiske Family
2. The Bennetts
3. The Dicksons
4. The Abbey
5. Landmarks and Personalities
6. The Great Road
7. The South Side
8. Merriams and Fields
9. Sold to Riley
10. Early Automobiles
11. The Dump
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two of them — a blue touring car and a green limousine. She     also had a Pierce Arrow station wagon for errands, a rather  splurgy indulgence.
   One year I had a Christmas present for Uncle John and         Aunt Katherine but I didn't know their address. "Where does  Uncle John live ?" I asked my father.
   "In the lap of luxury," he replied.
   I don't remember what the present was — probably nothing much — but I'm sure it was better than what my brother Edward sent them a few Christmases later — two washcloths from the    five and ten cent store.
   Aunt Katherine was very spoiled. She did a lot of whining       and complaining and became especially upset when things went against her. One day she was playing Russian Bank with Mary Collens, a friend who often visited her in Chesham, and got     badly beaten. She considered herself an expert player and to be beaten by a rank amateur was more than she could bear. Her    face showed considerable disgust, but in the spirit of good sportsmanship she swallowed her emotions and challenged her friend to a second game. Once more she lost, then, angered beyond endurance, she rose to her feet, swept everything off the table with a brush of the arm and exclaimed, "Mary Collens —   you just don't understand the game."
   At one point Uncle John and Aunt Katherine bought a farm-house in Walpole, New Hampshire, where they could spend a week or so of Uncle John's vacation "roughing it." It stood at       the top of a high hill and commanded a spectacular view up and down the Connecticut River valley. It was appropriately called     La Chanterelle, which means the highest string of a violin or