17-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Wednesday, February 19, 1913: We went up to practice this evening, and then didn’t have any after all.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
I hate it when signals get crossed. I bet Grandma was ticked off.
Grandma (and probably her sister Ruth) would have walked a mile and a half from their farm into McEwensville for a play practice that didn’t take place. Grandma had the role of Chloe, the servant, in the play.