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An Eye To Business

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A. legal friend in the West sends the "ollowing : Several yeart, ago I was prnctioing law in one of the mauy beautiful towns in Wisconsin. One very warm day, while seated in my office at work, I was interrupted by the entranoe of a boy, the son of one oí' ray cliente, who liad walked into town six miles, in a. blazing sun f,or I he purpose of procuring a Bible. He had heen told he said, tbat there was a place where theygave thein away to the people who had no money ; he said he liad no money and wns very anxious to jet one of the good books, and asked me to go wilh him to the place where they were kept. Anxious to encourage him in his eurly piety, I left the brief on which I was eugaged. and went over with him to the stand of an oíd Presbyteiian deacon who lrid the much coveted books in charge. I iutroduced him to the deacon telling him the cireumstancos He praised t,he boy very highly ; was delighted to see a young mau so early seeking after the trutli, &c, and presented hini with the best bound bible iu bis collection. Bubby put it in his pocket and was starting off when the deaoon said : ' Now, tny son, that you possess what you so tnuch dcsirud, I suppose you 'eel perfectly happy V" " Well I do, oíd hoss, for butween you and I, I know where I can trade it for a most plaguey good flddle!" t3 A youno; litdy, when invited to partake of the puddings, replied; ''No, many thunks, my dear rriíidam. By no niiinner of means, I h;ive íilready indulged the clameroiis cills of a crsving apputite, until a UKir.ifest sense of intornal fullness adrnonishes my Pt;iy ; my deficieny is entirely and walisfuctorily satisfiod." Hem 1 l A conscript oame before an Easturn Board of Enrollmnet, a lew days sinoe, and desiied to beexempted, I hut mijht return to m country home. What are your claims?" demandad the doctor. "ï uin entiiely dependent on my mother for Biipport." waa tbe nocen t renly,


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