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They Lost a Bet

What’s happening? A bystander asked the McCormick sisters, unduly soused. They lost a bet, Wilma and Lucille said as the other two grunted and roused. You mean they must pull that cart all the way to Marshalltown today? Yes, and the horse was so happy she did a celebratory sashay. Do you McCormicks often make your siblings tow the line like this? It will make them much stronger said Wilma, an enterprising miss. Lucille kept quiet, because she knows the mind of women on the street. And seeing her sisters struggle to pull their cart was an enormous treat.

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