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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 14, Issue 4 (July 1, 1939)

No Sportsman

No Sportsman.

He was a very keen cricketer and had taken his wife with him to watch him play in the most important match of the season. Going in first, he batted right through the innings and saved his side from a very poor score. Quite proud of himself, he immediately went to his wife and greeted her. She returned his smile with a cold look and said:—

“Other women's husbands can go in and come out again in order to be with their wives. But not you. You must stay there the whole afternoon and leave me alone!”

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