The Hole

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Tad and Buster, two drovers of the old school, whose activities we occasionally chronicle in these pages, were working a few off hours engaged in road building. The boss had recently ordered a hole eight feet deep.

They worked most of the morning on the job and, when it was finally complete the boss returned and explained an error had been made and the hole wouldn't be needed. "Fill 'er up," said he.

Obediently Tad and Buster did as they were told. It wasn't long before they ran into a problem: the dirt would not pack into the hole without leaving

a mound on top. Tad goes to the office and explains the problem.

Sometime later he returned to the hole. "Well, what did he say?" queried Buster.

He said we were two of the most ignorant hole-diggers he's ever had on his team," replied Tad.

"He told me that there was obviously only one thing to do. We'll just have to dig that hole deeper ..."