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fian'ds out for tie warden's handcuffs.
.'"Lord, Maxwell, where did you get
that crazy old boat?" asked the other,
in no unfriendly manner. "Afraid we
were going to-steal her? Or did you
fancy a little swim in the cool of the
Maxwell made no reply. Something
was swelling in his heart and rose
into his throat, chokingly and in
imagination he heard the swish,
swish of Morton's oars.
$HE'S "NEWSY" TO GET MONEY
FOR MUSIC LESSONS
Evansville, Ind. Miss Ethel Mal
vore has grit, as well as genius. The
other day she gave the newsboys of
Evansville a great run for their
money and heaps to talk and wonder
over when she started selling papers.
"What you doing that for?" asked
one little fellow with great surprise.
Then she confided to him that she is
earning money to pay expenses to go
to Europe and study music.
A CHANGE OF PLAN
By Berton Braley.
He'd read all the dope on attending
And toiling to suit your employer;
He knew that to loaf or to laze or to
Was quite an ambition destroyer;
So he plunged into work with a zest
and a vim
And he did more than double his
share of it;
He needed a raise, for his wages were
But he knew that the boss would
take care of it!
For hadn't the books made this sim
ple fact plain
That people would recognize tal
ent; That if you would work with your,
might and your main
The boss, with a manner most gal
lant, Would give you a raise, though you
said not a word,
To show you were worth of credit;
So he toiled and he sweated, but
And life didn't go as he read it!
The boss was aware of his merit, all
But he said, "Why the deuce
should I raise him
So long as he's willing to work day
For what his position now pays
But, weary with waiting, the worker
He said to himself, "Why, dod
These books on success are a bundle
So he struck for a raise and he
got it! . '
NEVER, NO NEVER
Blobbs Closefit tips the scales at
' Slobbs Yes, but I've never known
him to tip the waiter even to a dime."