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Summary

The story opens with a description of the house of Joe and Missy May Banks. It is a simple, yet happy home. Missy May just finished her weekly cleaning and is bathing. She knows she must hurry to finish up before her husband gets home from his job at the G. and G. Fertilizer works.

Just as she finishes dressing, she hears "the ring of singing metal on the wood" floor nine times. She grins, knowing that her husband is throwing silver dollars in the door – the same thing he does every Saturday afternoon. After he throws them in, he quickly hides in the bushes outside.

Missy May rushes out the door, playfully demanding to know who is there, and begins searching for Joe. She finally catches him inside the kitchen door and they "rough and tumble" as she searches his...

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