On 16th November, 1870, Mr. Shchapoff, a Russian squire, the narrator, came home from a visit to a country town, Iletski, and found his family in some disarray. There lived with him his mother and his wife's mother, ladies of about sixty-nine,... Read more of The Dancing Devil at Scary Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational


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56. How to Carry House Key

The pocketless woman often finds it
troublesome to carry a key, especially the house key, when she goes out.
If an old-fashioned split metal ring can be found, use it to connect the
key to be carried to the circular end of a strong, sure acting safety pin,
not necessarily of the largest size. If such a ring cannot be found,
fasten pin and key together with a bit of fine wire, string or thread will
be sure to break just at the wrong time. Then the pin may be fastened to
the inside of the jacket or slipped inside of the shirtwaist band pinned
to the undergarment, or attached to the skirtband and allowed to hang down

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