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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 13, Issue 4 (July 1, 1938.)

Wit and — The Handy Man

page 63

Wit and [gap — reason: illegible]
The Handy Man.

Tommy came out of a room in which father was tacking down a carpet. He was crying lustily.

“Why, Tommy, what's the matter?” asked his mother.

“P-p-p-papa hit his finger with the hammer,” sobbed Tommy.

“Well, you needn't cry at a thing like that,” comforted the mother. “Why didn't you laugh?”

“I did,” sobbed Tommy, disconsolately.

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