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Johnson, Dwight A. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 51, Number 1 (Oct. 1949)

Berge, John
100 alumni clubs?,   pp. 22-23

Page 23

Naturally, names used in this story are fictitious.
How Row 55, Seat AI, Scored a
end. Henry was up on his feet again,
yelling. The man next to him nudged him.
  "You can't score a touchdown from up
here, Mister."
  "Don't be so sure about that," Henry
said. "Don't be so sure, my friend."
    51 Madison Avenue, New York 10, N. Y.
H ENRY ROGERS uncrumpled his hat
and sat down again in Seat 21,
Row 5. His wife put her hand on his arm,
as if to keep him from leaping up again
like a jack-in-the-box.
  "Goodness, Henry," she said, "he can't
hear you. You'll ruin your throat. You'd
think that was our son down there."
  Henry didn't answer. He had always
felt like a second father to the boy. He
felt partly responsible-in a humble way
-for the fact that young Joe Bailey was
in today's game.
    OCTOBER, 1949
  Of course, it was really his job. Henry
made his living as a New York Life agent.
  Young Bailey's father had been what
Henry Rogers called a tough prospect-
one who knew he should have more life
insurance, one who could afford it-but
one who always said, "See *me next
month, Henry."
  Yet it was the policy he finally took
out which actually made it possible for
young Joe Bailey to be in college.
  Henry Rogers focused his eyes on the
field again, saw Joe Bailey sweep around
FEW OCCUPATIONS offer a man so much in
the way of personal reward as life under-
writing. Many New York Life agents are
building very substantial futures for them-
selves by helping others plan ahead for
theirs. If you would like to know more
about a life insurance career, talk it over
with the New York Life manager in your
community-or write to the Home Office
at the address above.

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