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DADDY WILL NEVER COME H1E TO THIS TOT
By Aunt Gertie.
Children, dear, have vou ever sat
at the window in the- evening when
the lights Were beginning to, twinkle
In the street lamps watching for
DADDY to come home?
Wasn't it a long, long wait?
Weren't you happy ALL OVER, from
the tips of your toes to the top of
ypur head, when you got the flrsfcf
glimpse of his hat?
And if sometimes "he didn't cdme
home till after your bedtime, don't .
you remember low sad and lonely15!
Well, then, maybe boys -and girls,
you have a loving thought for poor,
little PETER SCOTT, the son oft.
Captain R. F. Scott, who died in a1"
temble blizzard a short time tago!
while returning from an expedition??
to the South Pole. 5
Little Peter NEVER even saw HI1"
daddy! And his daddy never had a fi
chance to cuddle the dead baby boyj
m his arms because, you see, Captain
Sco.tt started on that wonderful trip"
in search of the South Pole before0
his baby was born. j
Peter 'was named after 'Teter-j
Pan"' in the play of that name. HLj
godfather was J, M Barrfg, who?"
wrote the pretty -story" of 'Teer
Peter is a very beautiful child, and6'!
he's about four years old ""
Though he never has had a daddy'8
to play with him or to rock him or to?
take him long walks, he will always
know and be proud of the fact thaa
his WONDERFUL DADDY lost hiJ