Leadership

FALSE ALARMS

Issue 6 and Volume 92.

FALSE ALARMS THE IMPOSSIBLE There was no holding Green since he won honors for the department in the county field day. He was forever telling any one who would listen what he was capable of doing on the track, in weight lifting, or in any sport that was the subject of conversation. One of the boys who was fed up on this said to Green: “I’ll bet you ten dollars that I can wheel something in a wheelbarrow from one hydrant to the next, that you can’t wheel back.” Immediately Green thought of bricks or old iron or rocks, and figured that whatever the other could wheel, so could he. The bet was taken. At the appointed time, in the presence of many of the boys, a wheelbarrow was brought to the nearest hydrant. The one who made the bet, picked up the wheelbarrow handles and said, “Get in Green,…

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