??Suddenly the old woman stopped because she saw the stranger’s face.
Then the two-old people knew. Their son was dead!
Old Mrs. White began to cry quietly and Mr. White put this arm around her.
Sometime later the man from Maw and Miggins said, ‘It’s was the machinery-an accident Herbert called, ‘Help!’
The man heard him –and ran to him quickly, but they could do nothing.
The next minute he was in the machinery. I’m very sorry, ‘he finished.
For a minute or two the room was quiet. At last Mrs. White said,
‘Our son! Dead! We’re never going to see him again. What are we going to do without him?’
Her husband said, ‘He was our son. We loved him.’
Then Mrs. White asked the stranger, ‘Can we see him? Can we see our son?
Please take me to him. I want to see my son.’
But the stranger answered quickly, ‘No!’ he said.
‘It’s better not to see him. They couldn’t stop the machinery quickly.
s in there for a long time. And at first they couldn’t get him out.
He was…’ the man stopped. Then he said, ‘Don’t go to see him!’