Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Oct 13 1957, Page 50

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - October 13, 1957, Florence, South CarolinaIss Dilly to vase by Lily Lennon Ivl iss Dilly knew what they said about her. She was too old to teach too set in her ways. Had t she Over heard that Mother last week saying i just can t imagine miss Dilly Ever being a what sentimental Bosh. Some of those mothers ought to try handling a roomful of second graders. Especially with a child like Robert. Robert evaded her some How with his ready laughter his inattention. And if Laid end to end the bottles of milk he spilled would reach Clear to the Assembly room. Only this time it was t milk. She looked Down again at the shattered fragments of the Crystal vase on the floor. Re turning to the room after lunch she had found Robert bending Over them picking up the few Flowers. Anger and futility filled her. Her Lovely vase. It had been her mothers one of the few really Nice things she had left. One room in a Home that did t belong to you people who were not your own no wonder a Little thing like a Crystal vase meant so much. And there it was ruined forever. Robert what have you done you be broken my Crystal his Blue eyes were fright ened. I did t break it miss Dilly. I was just picking up the Flowers. His voice trailed off uncertainly. Her voice was Sharp. I expect the truth he planted his feet solidly apart and looked at her Defi Antly. I did t break the vase miss he d say that anyway she thought wearily. She rapped on her desk with the ruler. Children one of you has broken my vase. Cannon Kitchen Towel in every giant Economy size Breeze Hekt Kohl film unconditionally guaranteed by lever Brothers Cannon face cloth in every regular size

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