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Hard to Believe.
A station master requested an increase of salary and threatened to leave if he didn’t get it.
The superintendent replied to his request by relating a story.
“When I was a young man,” said he, “I once did as you are doing — I told the superintendent of the line I was then working on what you have told me. He refused my demand and I left, and would you believe it — that railway line is running yet?”
— London Tit-Bits.
Chillicothe Morning Constitution (Chillicothe, Missouri) Mar 2, 1892