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Of course, he didn't want to go.
The mere Idea of being forced to ac
company his mother on a calling ex
pedition is utterly distasteful to al
most every normal little boy, six
years of age.
' And TEtichard was no exceptipn to
thei rule. He hated making visits.
Still on this occasion his disgust kt
the, thought of being the cynosure of
drawing-room criticisms -was some
what lessened by the fact that, for
thevfirst time in his career, he was
allowed to get himself ready quite
The importance, of this privilege
duly impressed him, and with stu
dious care little Richard donned his
coat and shoes. Then suddenly he
"Mother," he called downstairs,
"shall J wear gloves or wash my
Mr. Muggins was fin enterprising
fellow. He had saved a little money,
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 back before you are finished, I ex-
At about 5 o'clock that evening
back came Mr. Binks, and found,
Puggins waiting, ready to depart
"Well, I must say, Muggins," said
he, "you've made a splendid job of It J
Here's your money and an extra
quarter on the top of it!"
"Glad you're satisfied, sir!" grinned
"Satisfied? I should think so! Why
you've polished the glass till I can
hardly tell whether there really is
any or not!"
"Well," said Muggins, edging to" the
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 .all
existing statues of Apollo, tells this
"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 make you?'
" 'Certainly, my dear,' I told her.
" 'And did He make 'me, too?' tak
ing another look in the mirror.
'"Certainly, dear. What-'makes -you
" 'Oh, I don't know. Seems to me
He's doing better work lately
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