656. The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle Or, The Girl Miner of Gold Run – Laura Lee Hope
The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle
Or, The Girl Miner of Gold Run
Laura Lee Hope
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The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle Or, The Girl Miner of Gold Run
CHAPTER I . A SUMMER IN THE SADDLE
“Hello, hello! Oh, what is the matter with central!”
The dark-haired, pink-cheeked girl at the telephone jiggled the receiver impatiently while a straight line of impatience marred her pretty mouth.
“Oh dear, oh dear!”
“At last! Is that you, Mollie Billette? I’ve been trying to get you for the last half hour. What’s that? You’ve been home all morning twiddling your thumbs and wondering what to do with yourself? Of course! I knew it was central’s fault all the time! Now listen! Goodness, what are you having over at your house? A jazz dance or something? I can hardly hear you speak for the noise.”
“No, it isn’t a dance,” came back Mollie’s voice wearily from the other end of the wire. “It’s just the twins. They want to talk to you. Hold the wire a minute while I shut them in the other room.”
Followed a silence during which Betty Nelson could distinctly hear the wails of Mollie’s little brother and sister as they were ushered forcibly into an adjoining room. Then Mollie’s voice again at the phone.
“Hello,” she said. “Still there, Betty? Guess I can hear you a little better now. Mother’s out, and I’ve been taking care of the twins. Just rescued the cat from being dumped head down in the flour barrel.”
“Sounds natural,” laughed the dark-haired, pink-cheeked one, as she visualized Mollie’s little brother and sister, Dodo and Paul. They were twins, and always in trouble.
“Anything special you called up about?” asked Mollie’s voice from the other end of the wire. “Want to go for a ride or something?”