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TAKING MORE CARE 1
Now that-Jie'r little boy was six
JvfiarH old. fVs f!rfthhflll rifioirlp.rl that
It 'was ridiculous for her to sit up
with him while he went to. sleep; and,
while about it, she thought she might
also break him of the habit of having
jr oq, naving jussea mm ana Diaaen
him "good-night," she said:
"Now. Harold, you're coins: to be
amma's bis, brave "boy tonieht. and
u iu Bleep an uy uuieeu.
'Til try," , came the timid, rather
orrowful answer. "But. leave, the
ight burning'.'-' 't 4
c,""No, Harold, there's nothing-brave
in going to sleep with the light burn-.
"Must I sleep in ttie dark? " ''
"""Yes; of course."
e. ."One minute, then! .Please, wait
"Gil I've said my prayers" again and
, MHS FINEST, SHOT
He. was a- veteran footballer, and
he had been quietly listening to the
group of youthful enthusiasts at his
favorite little club. Suddenly he took,
the pipe out of his mouth and turned
"Like to hear the story of my best
shot?" he asked.
"Rather!" cried some of the older
members of the. circle who knew him
for one of the most brilliant qenter
forwards of the old days.
"It was one of the club's most im
portant matches; in fact, it was a
final " began the quiet old man; "and,
to our dismay, it looked like being a
draw, when I got the ball.
"I can feel that ball now. . Down
the field I, f ent, romping past every
ihan, with the .crowd roaring itself
hoarse, till I got just within range.
;Shoot, man, shoot!' thundered the
crowd. 1 1 drew back my foot and
"And you scored?" gasped his lis
teners. Gentlemen, gentlemen, calm
yourselves," said the quiet old man,
pressing home some fresh tobacco
into the well-worn pipe.., "I was
about to say it took my wife, the best
part of five minutes, to disengage my
toes from the bedrail."
Keen and eager were the golfers, as
all good golfers should be. At the
moment they were upon a teeing
green, prepared to drive, when a mas
sive obstacle appeared in the way.
The obstacle was a large and
comely lady, eye-glassed and fierce
of countenance, and she sat hereeli
down, despite the cries of "Pore J"
that were leveled against her.
'Ml their yells failing to move the
iaay; one pi uie gunera vemureu iu
"It's not very safe to sit there,
madam," he remarked suavely.
"Oh, yes, it is!" came the snappy
reply. "I'm sitting on my mackin
done it carefuller."