The Rogue Speaks:
This will be a quickie Saturday Centus because Rod and our daughter, Chris, are coming in tomorrow and I have to finish painting the guest bathroom! So here go's:
"I'm sorry, Mr. Wallis-- we can't accept checks. Your electric bill must be paid in cash -- too many bounced checks."
It was four o'clock, and the electric company closed in thirty minutes. He just had time to dash to the bank. He couldn't let the electricity get shut off with a new baby at home.
He ran to the ATM. He put his debit card in and the ATM began dispensing twenties, Lots of them! More money than was in his account! He grabbed them, and ran back to the electric company.
“You made it," said the clerk.
"Yes," Wallis mused, "Just in time..."