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The Adventures of a Freshman

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Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,608 / 107 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,114
Added to site: 2011.06.24 30233
Genre: Young Readers

n money if you only look out for them. And, as I told you before, the college authorities will remit your tuition if you show that it is necessary and if," said the minister, smiling, "if you can give testimonials of high moral character. All you have to do this year is to make enough to get started on, and that's what you are rapidly doing."

* * * * *

One day after Will Young had been working in the bank for nearly a year his father burst into the kitchen. "Mother," he shouted to his wife, almost excitedly, "what do you think? Will is going to resign from the bank! I just now heard it in town."

"Yes," said Mrs. Young, gently, "I know."

"What does he mean by it! He has had his salary raised twice inside of a year. He'll be made assistant cashier soon. Why, the boy's a fool. Does he expect to get a better place up in Chicago?"

"No," said Mrs. Young. "He only went to Chicago on his vacation to take his examinations for college and----"

"For college! Chicago!"




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