|Title||The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|
the matter is brought forward in the Council, and then 'ave someone to come and call 'im out to attend to the party wot's ill, and keep 'im out till the business is done.'
`Yes, that's a capital idear,' said Grinder thoughtfully. `But who could we get to 'ave the fit? It would 'ave to be someone we could trust, you know.'
`'Ow about Rushton? You wouldn't mind doin' it, would yer?' inquired Didlum.
`I should strongly object,' said Rushton haughtily. He regarded the suggestion that he should act such an undignified part, as a kind of sacrilege.
`Then I'll do it meself if necessary,' said Didlum. `I'm not proud when there's money to be made; anything for an honest living.'
`Well, I think we're all agreed, so far,' remarked Sweater. The others signified assent.