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DADDY can’t look now, dear. Not any more.
He can’t even know you as he once did, because
of the agony in his heart ... he might even be
trying to visuahze at this moment just how you
will react to ole Santa’s visit at Christmas, and the
many pleasing expressions that your little face will
reveal to Mom and the others who will be pres
ent at that time. Sure, Daddy will be there too,
but he won’t be able to look then or ever. Unfor
tunately, he was not wearing his protective goggles
recently while handling a pail of strong acid, and
when he stumbled and dropped the pail, an acid
splash completely ruined the vision in both eyes.
Why wasn’t Daddy wearing his goggles? . . .
We’ll never know dear, for he had been told to
always protect his eyes when doing any type work
that presented a vision hazard, and had been in
structed time and again to wear his goggles when
handling acid in an open pail.
A sad plight indeed, but one that is being ex
perienced in the homes of industrial workers
throughout the world as a result of their disre
garding the use of protective goggles.
SIGHT is such a simple word, and even though
it contains only five letters of the alphabet, with
no two of them alike, it is a word that we should
all think about and dwell upon at length. To have
the faculty of seeing and the ability to discover by
looking, should remain foremost in our minds at