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A revenuer once stopped at a remote cabin deep in the hills. After knocking for some time a small boy finally answered.

"Son," said he, "I'll give you a dollar if you take me to see your father."

"I'll take you," agreed the little boy. "But you'll have to give me the dollar first."

"No," insisted the revenuer. "When I get back I'll give it to you."

"Look, mister," said the kid. "If I take you to my old man's still you ain't a comin' back ..."