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It had been a long, hard winter and times were tough up North. Especially for the McGoo family.
You see, Buzzsaw Boo McGoo had come down with the rheumatiz last December and couldn’t work in the woods that season. After spending all their savings on rheumatiz medicine, Boo and his wife Sue still had seven young’uns to feed, and they were in a real pinch.
Yup. Seven young’uns. There was the oldest boy, Boo McGoo, Jr. He was nine. Then there were twin sisters Sue (named after her mom) and Rue McGoo. They were eight. Then there was six-year-old Drew McGoo and five-year-old Lou McGoo, a boy and a girl. Then there was Hugh McGoo, three, and of course there was little Pooh McGoo too. He was their baby boy.
It was a whole gol’darn McGoo zoo! And even though Boo was all healed up and back at work, they were a’hurtin’ fer certain. But Boo and Sue were a proud Irish pair, and wouldn’t even think about askin’ for help. Providence will provide, they told the family. Providence will provide.
Well, Paul Bunyan knew of the McGoo’s pitiful plight and wanted to help them get back on their feet— Read more...