A lady very well known to myself, and in literary society, lived as a girl with an antiquarian father in an old house dear to an antiquary. It was haunted, among other things, by footsteps. The old oak staircase had two creaking steps, numbers... Read more of The Creaking Stair at Scary Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational


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249. Summer Homes

Some of the wealthiest women are furnishing their
summer homes with rag rugs, instead of the handsome oriental floor
coverings, that are a mark of luxury; and what seems odd to those who
cannot afford to please each whim, the rooms are being repapered with
simple sprigged effects and all evidences of up-to-dateness are being
eliminated, to be in keeping with these copies of the colonial rag

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