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A JIS i9Nt TflftSfe MSN
GOOD SERVICE REWARDED
"John," said the manager to the
liveried official whose duty it -wag to
stand all day at the door of the vast
emporium and usher customers into
the Bhop through the revolving por
tal, "you've now been in our service
for twenty years." x
"And you've always been prompt
and honest In fact, I may say,
you've earned for. the firm thousands
'Tve always done my best, suy'Te
plied John, respectfully- touching his
"And now, jomv we're going to do
something for you."
"Thank you, indeed, sir!" gasped
the smiling footman.
But the manager waved such ex
pressions of gratitude aside.
"Yes, John," he continued; "we
propose to allow you to wear five
stripes of gold braid upon your sleeve
instead of three!"
THIS DEMOCRATIC AGE
"I want somebody to show me
where to unload this coal," said the
grimy-looking man at the kitchen,
"Well, you needn't ask me," replied
the young woman thus1 addressed, as
Bhe tossed her head scornfully. 'Tm
the kitchen lady."
"Indeedr" was the retort "And I'm
the coal gentleman; the father of
three kitchen ladles and one laundry
lady; and if you don't shoW me where
to put this coal, 111 call the wroman
of the house."
This was altogether too much for
the haughty coo&, m
"F1I show" you, atr7Jshe ventured
humbly, then .meekly led the way to
the coal cellar.
Cferk This stove is the-hest on
the market It is the stove of econ
omyit saves half the coal bill. Pat
Well, give me two of thim, and m
save it am
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