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A Little fellow was out riding with his father the other day, when, noting the name of a street, he asked if it was named after Mr. 8., a well-known politician. “By no means,” answered the father ; “it was not named after him, but after his father, who was very popular and very much esteemed. ” The boy said nothing ; so his father, who thought he saw a chance to preach a little sermon, continued, “it’s very apt to be so. A boy has a father whem everybody loves and respects for bis good qualities and abitities, but in too many cases the boy does not amount to anything.” Said the boy, after a pause, “Your father was yery much esteemed, wasn’t he, sir ? ”

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 36, 18 December 1879

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