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Doing Him A Favor

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The ocoupant of an office on Lamed street desired to drop 5,000 circulara to ds many residcnts of Detroit regarding a new household patent, and lie hau just completed the weary Work of direeting the envelopes, the other day, when in carne a telegram calling him out of the city for a day or two. He ran into i law office and left bis explained that lie was sorry hedidn't hare time !o mail liis circulars beforegoing. When he had dcparted the lawyer said to his jffice boy: "My son, what is life worth without che good opiniĆ³n of our fellow-men?" "Nothing, sir." "Of course not. This afternoou you go over and stamp all his circulars and get them into the postoffice. It wffl be a. favor and a surprise to him." At 8 o'clock i'i the afternoon the boy said he had used up all tho stamps and he was directed to mail the circulars and wait for his reward. It came in a manner to astonish When the circular man returned he rushed into the law office white with rage, drove the boy into a corner and shrieked out at the top of his voice: "You infernal idiot! You lickedthree cents on each circular!"


Ann Arbor Courier
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