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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 4 (July 1, 1935.)

He Got the Job

He Got the Job.

The office manager was interviewing a waiting line of applicants for the job of office boy. Presently a very diminutive youth with a most alert manner was ushered in.

“Now, my boy,” said the manager, impressively, “I want a boy who is smart and neat—he must look around the office and note the things that need to be done. I'm tired of boys who never see what requries doing, and I'm determined to have a boy with some idea of fixing things the way they should be. Do you understand me?”

“Certainly, sir,” replied the applicant. “Shall I put your tie straight, sir?”