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round the waist and waltzing
down the steps with her, to the
amazement qf passersby.
Twenty-five minutes later they
were in the presence of the head
of the great firm himself. Some
thing about Frank's face, some
thing in his attitude had so im
pressed his secretaries, door Jasp
ers and office boys that he had
passed them unscathed.
"Well, sir?" inquired Mr. Mum
ford, turning round in his chair.
"Be seated, madam. What can
I do for you?"
"You can hand me a check for a
hundred dollars," answered
Frank, blithely. "We were mar
ried this morning and here's the
certificate." He slapped it down
"Bless me!' exclaimed Mr.
Mumford. "This is very sudden.
Are you Mr. Percy Higgins in
the accounting department?"
"No, sir, I'm Frank Crawford
of the mailing department."
"I never heard of you in my
life," replied Mr. Mumford se
verely. "I'm surprised at that," an
swered Frank solemnly. "Why,
Mr. Briggs engaged me to ad
dress envelopes this very morn
ing." "What? What? You were
only engaged this morning?"
"I believe, Mr. Mumford, that
your offer made no reference to
length of service. Of course, if it
was not meant I can obtain a posi
tion with Messrs. Caber &
Roche." and Frank turned on his
"Stop!" shouted Mr. Mumford.
"Have you actually had the nerve
to Why, I'll have to offer a
hundred dollars again if I pay
you if I pay you. Confound
you, why didn't vou play this
triclc on Caber & Roche?"'
- "I attended to them," spoke up
Muriel quietly. "I worked therd
as a wrapper this morning in the
brass goods department. We
thought we'd get the money from
you first and then hurry over
there. You see, Mr. Mumford?'
she said, pleadingly, "we want to
start our honeymoon this after
noon." Mr. Mumford was choking with
"Jeffreys !" he called to his sec
retary. "Make out a voucher for
a hundred dollars and take this
lady and gentleman to the cash
ier's office. And say, Jeffreys,
call up our advertising manager.
I want to add something to otff
notice. And that," he added,
turning to Frank, "will make
Caber & Roche 'come through?'
A happy honeymoon to both of
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