In the backwoods of Arkansas, Mr. Stewart’s wife went into labor in the middle of the night. The doctor was called in to assist in the delivery.
To keep the nervous father-to-be busy, the doctor handed him a lantern and said, “Here, you hold this high so I can see what I’m doing.”
Soon, a baby boy was brought into the world.”Don’t be in a rush to put the lantern down. I think there’s yet another wee one to come.”
Sure enough, within minutes he had delivered another baby.
“Now don’t be in a great hurry to be putting down that lantern, young man. It seems there’s yet another!” cried the doctor.
The new father scratched his head in bewilderment and asked the doctor. “Do ya think it’s the light that’s attractin’ them?”