John took the lantern and went down toward the road.
In a moment he came running back.
"Come here," he called. "That big flash of lightning must have struck here. There is a great hole in the ground."
All ran to look.
There in the driveway was a deep hole with the gravel and earth and big stones thrown about in all directions.
"And Prince could see that in the dark!" said father. "Twice he saved me from harm."
"He has wonderful eyes," said mother, "and he used them well."
"I shall give him some extra oats and a lump of sugar," said John.