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RICHEST -LITTLE ROY'S MOTHER CARES MORE
The mother of America's richest
little boy Mrs. Edward B. McLean,
of Washington? vp." C, doesn't -find
time to tdngd rnd; furthermore, she
wouldn't "'tangoif she did have o"fcreans
But she, 'ydoes. 'have many .hours
each day in.' which', to interest' , her
self in the welfareof poor children:
It was shewhc established' free'pure
milk statiopa in Washington:
WJT.H THE TIDE -
It had heerainin'g steadily for the
past twenty hours, and, in conse
quence, .the field was more like a lake
than a football 'ground. But the sun
was shining'1 lid w, and a big crowd
had assembled to. seethe game, so the
referee decided that the match could'
not be postponed.
"What!," gasped, .the 'captain of the
visiting tam'; "auiely you're hot go-
Mrs. Edward B: -'McLean and her
ingto make us -play under these con
ditions'?" ' '
"Certainly';" -replied the knight of
the whistle; then, seeing an angry
retort forming on the captain's Hps',
Ket added: T
'.'Now, don't' hang. about. You've
von the toss. " Which side are you
taking?"; ' ; , .'
'..''Well,-"if -we. must play,""came"the
answer, ?'I guess we'll kick off with
xhe-ride." - ' '