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Title: Author: Exit the Skeleton Herbert Adams CHAPTER I MOTHER AND DAUGHTER AMABEL LEIGH woke as her daily helper, elderly and stout, entered the room with the tray. -Mornin’, dearie.
Ten o’clock to the tick and here’s yer brekfus’.
A nice kipper, seein’ as it’s Wednesday.
Three letters for yer; two of ’em bills by the look of it.
Hope the other makes up.
No news in the papers.
Strike in Belfast, sudden death of a Cab’net Minister, airyplane crash in America, but no news what is news.
I’ll get yer bath in ’arf a hour.- -You are very good to me, Croonie.- -Good to them as is good to me.
That’s my motter; always has been.- Croonie put the tray on a bedside table, straightened the coverlet and pulled back the curtains.
She seemed reluctant to go.
She generally enjoyed a little chat, and this morning there was a special reason for one.
Everybody calle...

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