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' It was late Christmas eve No
one noticed the little Jad who
stood before the" shop window
and gazed wistfully at the rows
of beautiful dolls, "If I had,the
money," he thought, "to buy one
of those, even it it Were oaeof
th smallest, how delighted Nellie
, "Here,, kid," called alman from
d carnage which had just drawn
up. "Hold these lines for amin
ute or two and I'll give you a
quarter' r ' ,.
All right, mister," answered
Teddv Huston cheerfullv.
The man assisted a lady to
alight, and they entered the
Ten minutes passed, then half
an hour; still Teddy stood quiet
ly beside the horses. In those
few minutes that quarter not yet
in his posessionwas spent sever
al times over. In his imagination
he bought fruit, a pair of warm '
nittens for his mother, a doll for
his crippled little sister, and many
"Pretty cold, youngster?' asked
the man as he came toward Ted
dy. "We kept you waiting longer
than we expected to."
As he spoke he handed TeddyN
a bright silver dollar.
Tejddy stood dazed at'the edge
of the sidewalk, clasping, his little
fortune tightly in his hand. As
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