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M10f course, he didn;t3want to gd.
pPhe mere Idea-of being forced to ac-
xmpany his mother on a calling ex
pedition is utterly distasteful to al-
nfaqst every normal little boy, six
iars of age. - -
And Richard was no exception to
rule. He hated making visits,
'on'tfus'occasioiubis disgust at
thought of beingxthe? cynosure of
drawing-room. criticisms was some
what lessened by the fact that, for
the. first time in his career, he was
allowed- to get himself ready quite
pThe importance of this -privilege
duly -impressed him, and with stu-
us care 'little Richard donned his
ahat and shoes; Then suddenly he
remembered something. - . -'
hall,tI wear gloves- orwash my
nusr- -i'Ci , 1
, CLEANED OUTK
Mr. Muggins -was an enterprisi" -fellow.
He had s'aved a little monc -,
so he bought a ladder and set up in
a business which he called the Uni
versal Cleaning Association, the as
sociates being Muggins and his lad
der. One day Mr. Binks from the piano
store called in.
' "Good morning, Mr. Muggins!"
said he. "As this is early closing day
'I should be. glad if you would call
round and clean my shop window this
afternoon. I am going out, but shall
be hack before you are finished, I ex
pect." At about 5 o'clock that evening
back came Mr. Binks, and found
Fugglns"waiting, ready to depart.
"Well, I must say, Muggins," said
he, "you've made a splendid job of it!
Here's your money and an extra
quarter on the top of it!"
"Glad you're satisfied, sir!" grinncl
"Satisfied? I should think so! W 7
you've polished the glass till I c. .
hardly tell whether there really nj
any or not!"
"Well," said Muggins, edging to tho
door, "there ain't much. You see,
just after we got started, me and the
ladder fell clean through the win
dow!" o o
A father, whose looks are not such
as to warrant the breaking up of nil
existing statues of Apollo, tells tl3
"My little 'girl was sitting on my
lap facing a mirror. After gazing in
tently at her reflection for some min
utes she said:
" 'Papa, did God makeyou?'
" 'Certainly, my dear,' I told her.
" 'And did He make me, too?' tak
ing another look in the mirror
" 'Certainly, dear. What makca
you ask?' y
" 'Oh, Ldon't know. Seems to mo
He'sjdoing betterwork lately.' "