Warmed with a lively knowledge of human hypocrisy, and desiring to make the best possible disposal of certain resources which had served him, in his lifetime, jauntily and well, Charles Vance Millar, Canadian turfman, corporation lawyer, sat down to write his last will and testament. When he died recently his friends pronounced the will a practical joke, his last. Surely, a later will would be found. Then, chuckling, they read:

To seven prominent Methodist ministers of Toronto $700,000 worth of O'Keefe Brewery stock on condition that they...

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