"I yonder if you could reach dot door ofer dere so soon alretty as I gan?" queried Herr Schimmelpodt. "Will you run me a race?" grinned the clerk. "Vell, you start, und ve see apout it." Tantalizingly, the clerk started. Then he glanced back over his shoulder. There was a great noise on the floor of the gym. Herr Sclhimmelpodt had started.