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By Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Aldens stopover at Cap Lambert close to Hannibal, Missouri.

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Benny requested as he tumbled into mattress together with his eyes already part close. “Tomorrow,” Violet stated. bankruptcy thirteen the ultimate shock whilst Cap, with just a cane for aid, got here to the kitchen door, he laughed. “Look at you! The sun’s slightly up, and also you have already got breakfast all started. the place are the lads? ” “Henry’s out taking good care of Pilot, and Benny is accumulating eggs,” Jessie informed him. “Grandfather may get right here early, and we wish to be prepared. ” “That’s right,” Cap stated. “This is the day of the large celebration, isn’t it? ” “A particularly vast social gathering! ” Violet stated. “Grandfather, and Mrs. Hodges, and Susie and Ned abruptly. Won’t it's enjoyable? ” “I wager I don’t even be aware of what we’re going to eat,” Cap acknowledged, having a look round the kitchen. “You by no means did get to take that purchasing journey into city. ” Jessie laughed. “We didn’t desire any supermarket. And dinner at the present time goes to be a shock. You do like surprises, don’t you? ” Cap laughed. “If I didn’t ahead of, I’ve realized to this prior week. I’ve convinced had adequate of them because you got here. ” Benny was once the 1st to work out his grandfather coming. He used to be within the chook backyard whilst he observed the lengthy black automobile pull up in entrance of the cabin. He went flying round the residence with no even considering to shut the gate. First there have been hugs throughout, then the kids needed to take their grandfather for a journey of the barn and backyard and orchard. ultimately he joined Cap at the entrance porch, conversing over previous instances. All 4 of the youngsters have been engaged on their designated meal whilst Benny appeared out the porch window and started to yell. They crowded round him to work out why he was once so excited. Violet, nonetheless donning her lengthy apron, ran to front porch. “Oh, Cap, Grandfather,” she shouted. “Come and spot what’s occurring out in again. ” because the males came visiting the facet of the home, they observed an enormous purple chicken jogging out of the woods, clucking fortunately. in the back of her happened a dozen little chicks, peeping and scratching their approach towards the gate of the rooster backyard that Benny had left open. “Rhoda! ” Cap cried. “Doodle, examine that! We’d given up our pal Rhoda for misplaced. Now she’s come domestic! ” Jessie requested, “Where do you believe they’ve been? ” Cap laughed. “Rhoda has constantly had a brain of her personal. She should have gotten out concerning the time i used to be harm and made her nest within the woods. She’s fortunate fox or a hawk didn’t get her or these infants. ” Mr. Alden checked out his previous good friend a second. “Do you suggest that you’re going to welcome her again even supposing she went off the best way she did? ” Cap stared at him. “Of course,” he acknowledged. “She used to be basically following her personal nature like all creature may. ” “People do this, too,” Mr. Alden reminded him, his voice without warning very quiet. Cap stared at him. “I’m uncertain i do know what you’re getting at, yet you sound potent critical. ” Mr. Alden took Cap’s arm and led him again to the porch. “Don’t you? ” he requested. “I’m conversing approximately your son, Jason, that’s what. He and i've been writing letters from side to side for nearly a yr. He desires to come domestic within the worst manner yet has been afraid to.

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