Genius For Business

It's a highly prized faculty in shop-keeping to sell something when a

customer comes in, if you can. A female relative of ours went into a

Hanover street fancy store 'tother day, to "look over" some ivory card

and needle cases; the slightly agricultural-looking clerk "flew around,"

and when the question "Have you any ivory card cases?" was propounded,

he responded--

"Not any, mum;" glancing into the show-case, his visual orbs lit upon

a profusion of well-known matters in domestic economy, for the

abrogation of certain parasitic insects.

"Haven't any card cases, mum,--got some elegant ivory small-tooth