Leona Dalrymple (Mrs. C. Acton Wilson) ( 1884 - ? ) was an American author. In 1914, she won a prize of $10,000 for her novel, Diane of the Green Van. Among her other stories are Traumerei (1912); The lovable Meddler (1915); Jimsy, The Christmas Kid (1915); When the Yule-Log Burns (1916); Kenny (1917); "Paul" stories (1920). She also wrote short stories for magazines and moving picture scenarios.
In the library of the old house a man, tall and eagle-eyed, peered out beneath bushy white eyebrows at the fading landscape blurred by the dancing forms of the negro and the recalcitrant turkey. He watched the chase end with an impertinent gobble from the turkey, and, at the sound of a closing door in the rear of the house, tapped a bell at his side. Footsteps shuffled along the hallway, and, breathless from his chase, the old negro entered.
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