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THE LEFT TACKLE

“I guess St. John’s is a pretty fair school, but it is n’t in it with St. Timothy’s.

Affectionately,
“Ned.”


After a few days there came this reply:—


Dear Kid,—Of course I am glad to hear that you are having a good time and getting on all right; but when I think you might be having just as good a time here and getting on just as well, it makes me tired. The best thing that I know about your school is that they are doing so well by you.

“Is there really any chance of your making the St. Timothy’s eleven? I hoped that this year we should find it would be a contest, at least.

“You might remember me to Blanchard and Bell and Payne sometime. I have run up against them, and they are mighty good fellows. Funny they should n’t have come to St. John’s.

“Affectionately,
“Charley.