But the Goldens were too respectable to permit her to have a job, and too poor to permit her to go to college.
The Goldens had owned no property in Panama, Pennsylvania; they had rented their house.
She was a very jolly 40 girl, and the Goldens were always glad to have her with them.
He was about 40 years old, and for the last twenty years had been man-of-all-work for the Goldens.
The drinking water, used by the Goldens, was brought from a spring, about fifty rods back of the house in the woods.
Evelyn Nason was a friend of the Goldens, and the two families were very intimate.
When the debts were all cleared away the Goldens had only six hundred dollars and no income beyond the good name.
So ended the last of the tragedies of Goldens night of horrors, November 22, 1868.