Chapters 31, 32 and 33 Summary
In Chapter 31, Jerry decided his siblings should be punished for their latest antics. Carl's punishment would be to sit on a gravestone by himself until midnight. He could leave when he heard the study clock strike twelve. At eleven, it began to rain. At twelve the cold and drenched Carl went inside. The next morning he was deathly ill with pneumonia. Dr. Blythe tended to him. Carl's condition worsened to double-pneumonia. After nights of fretting and worry by the family and Dr. Blythe, Carl finally pulled through. After all the details came out about why Carl was in the graveyard that night, Miss Cornelia forbade Mary to tell any more ghost stories.
In Chapter 32, Norman Douglas spotted Rosemary entering Rainbow Valley and followed her. He wanted to talk with her. Ellen was afraid to ask her to forget the promise. She and Douglas wanted to marry. Of course,...