I) basically Miss Allyn considered Men to be clumsy because he caught pescud following her though he made sure that she didn't see him following her.he pretended to searching for his sister's lost ring. but she noticed each and every movement of john A.Pescud.
ii) before Harold was born, Mrs bramble was quite comfortable with the thought that Bill is a boxer. so Bill was quite proud of his job. however their child Harold was a prodigy instead of a sports man. so they decided to keep it from Harold. thus the birth of Harold changed Bill's outlook towards life. he decided to chuck the game before it chucks him.