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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quarters of an hour later, Aunt Celin said that if I needed further relief to let her know in time and we would get off the car and   take the next one that came along. There was no recurrence       and the rest of the trip was comparatively uneventful.
   One summer an epidemic of whooping cough besieged our  house and I managed to escape it and spent several weeks at my grandmother's. My cousins Henry and Celina Robbins were also staying there because their parents had gone to Europe. A nurse, fresh from Ireland, had been provided to help Aunt Celin with     the children. She had a great mop of red hair, matted and dis-orderly and she kept scratching at it. Aunt Celin got suspicious, investigated and found it was infested with lice. This was a   dreadful blow to my very proper grandmother who felt that    having vermin in one's house was disgraceful. She cancelled all    her engagements, shut herself in her room and refused to see anyone, while poor Aunt Celin took the nurse into the laundry       to scrub her head with strong soap. There were two new maids     in the house and they stood by horrified, wringing their hands      and accompanying each of Aunt Celin's scrubs with a synchro-nized groan. They too felt the ignominy of the situation and threatened to leave. They had never worked in an infested     house, they said, and had no intention of ever doing so.
   Somehow Aunt Celin, between scrubs and rinses, managed to smooth things over, and in a few days life was back to normal,    the nurse had been forgiven and my grandmother had come out    of retirement.
   The two new maids remained in my grandmother's employ for many years. They were "Holy Katy" and her sister Honor. Both Katy and Honor were in constant communication with the spirits.