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years, who was paralyzed with ten
ror, dragged him to the window and
out onto the porch.
Then heran back to the window.
The room, was a choking furnace.
Baby Robert, 20 months old, was ly
ing on the floor in Ithe far corner.
Jimmy never once thought of his own
danger. .He jumped in, fought his
way through the smoke, seized the
baby, and pulled him also out to
A moment later the negro dish
washer, working in the kitchen,, was
startled by a pitiful little apparition.
Jimmy, burnt and bleeding, burst in
the back door to warn him that the
entire front part of the house was
on fire! .The man picked Jimmy up
and' took him fo 'a neighbor's to be
carecTfot. It was there that a news
paper man came to interview him.
Jimmy insisted on treating the mat
ter, humorously. When asked to-describe
how he accomplished his res
cue, he said: 'M dragged 'em bofe
out by the . hair, and ye oughter heard
, Jimmy 'giggled as he remembered
the humor of the situation. But those
those who were by his bed couldn't
laugh. Jimmy's own hair those
pretty black locks that make so at
tractive a picture are badly scorch
ed: and his. onlv badge for heroism
as great as any a grown man could
3110 w is the big white bandage about r-
Hero Jimmy Teeling, age 5, who saved the lives of his two smaller1
brothers by carrying them. from a burning house, Robert is the 20-months'-old
baby -Jimmy saved.