Frank Harding was very indignant when his mule balked. Frank was anxious to get down to the fiesta in the great city, and he was aggrieved that fate should delay him by so ordinary a reason... See full summary
A Night at the Inn (1914) Online
Frank Harding was very indignant when his mule balked. Frank was anxious to get down to the fiesta in the great city, and he was aggrieved that fate should delay him by so ordinary a reason as an obstinate mule. Frank heat the mule, and finding him still obstinate, dismounted. Thereupon the mule promptly ran away, and Frank, in a very bad humor, started forth in search of shelter and food. A chance-met peasant, Carlo by name, proved to be the proprietor, a hostelry to which he guided Frank. The house was not prepossessing in appearance, but the tired and hungry traveler was little concerned about appearances. The bright smile of the landlord's sister and the warm supper which was set before him, soon made him forget the discomforts he had experienced. Now, as it happened, the landlord was a thoroughly disreputable person. His house was a favorite resort for people of doubtful reputations, and rumors of dark and sinister deeds were connected with the person of Carlo himself. When Frank...
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