Rainbow Valley

People are saying that Una and I stayed home last Sunday and cleaned house instead of going to Sunday School. Well, we did—but we didn’t mean to. We got mixed up in the days of the week. It was all Elder Baxter’s fault”—sensation in Baxter’s pew—“because he went and changed the prayer-meeting to Wednesday night and then we thought Thursday was Friday and so on till we thought Saturday was Sunday. Carl was laid up sick and so was Aunt Martha, so they couldn’t put us right. We went to Sunday School in all that rain on Saturday and nobody came. And then we thought we’d clean house on Monday and stop old cats from talking about how dirty the manse was”—general sensation all over the church—“and we did.

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