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A village character in Salisbury, Md. is seventyish Spinster Mary H. Parsons who was left a substantial estate by her father, Levin Parsons, and who spends her time with one eye on her knitting, the other on stock market reports. Owning a row of brick tenements, farm lands, and a batch of securities. Miss Parsons insists on living in one half of a frame duplex house without electricity or bathtub, wears cotton hose and gingham dresses, likes to haggle with grocers over not quite fresh foods. As kindly as she is money-conscious, she...

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