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seems to be your resignation, Mr.
Rawson," he said coldly.
"It is, sir. I will have no part in
such trickery," declared Rawson qui
etly. "It is a fraud, and whether or
not the statute permits hVIjlon't want
to know. I will bid you good morn
ing." "One moment, please," said Mr.
Smith calmly. "I may as well say that
Mr. Blake and J have already refused
to handle this, or any other case for
the Pohtifex corporation. You may
also like to know that seven of our
assistants have already been dismiss
ed for advocaQng. the handling of
the case. When I spoke to you about
the need of brains, Rawson, I did not
mean brains I meant character. The
day of the dishonest lawyer or busi
ness man is past and will never be
revived. You are the man I have been
looking for to be my chief clerk. The
salary is two thousand. Will you take
it? We need a man like you, who
understands that roguery never suc
ceeds and never can succeed .in busi
A PRECOCIOUS KID
"I'm glad to hear you have such a
bright child. You ought to have
some of his smart sayings in print."
"They already are. That's where
lie gets them I"
By H. M. Cochran.
You know how it is with a brother,
A brother who's younger than you;
You'll say that you're glad you've no
To mock alT the things that you do.
He's wanting to smoke when he's
Though he knows a poor habit it
It's only because he wants to look big,
Just as big as that brother of his.
He dreams of long trousers and
He's sporting your stickpins ga
lore; And then when you look for your col
lars and shirts
You find they're not clean any
His main little habit is borrow,
He'll take everything that you've
And of all the things that you think
that you have,
They are' just the things you have
You get sore it is mighty provoking,
When a kid's passing through his
There's no seriousness, he is all jok
ing, They're a fright are his habits
Just the same though, he still is your
You should help him along and be
'Cause it is a cinch, if things were
You would be "doing the same. !
o o !
FORGETS ONE "H1NG
Many a man puts whip and spurs
to his brain who neglects to bridle
- o o
There seems to be more women
nowadays with a dab of rouge on
their face than with a dab of flour oa