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Too Clever

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Once there was a lawyer who closed up an estáte case, but he died many years ago. He was a young man. He had studied law in his fatber office, and his father finally retired and gave the business to Mm. One day, less than a week af ter the old gentleman had retired, the young man carne home and proudly said: "Father, you know that oíd Gilpin estáte case that you have been trying for years and years to settle?" "Yes," answared the father with a suggestion of a smile. "Well, it didn't take me two days to settle it after I got at it." "What?" shouted the old lawyer. "You have settled the Gilpin estáte?" "Yes; and it was as easy as rolling ofL a log." "Well, you infernal idlot, youl Why, that estáte has paid the living expenses of our family for four generations and might have paid them for four more if I hadn't


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Ann Arbor Register