In the Blue Ridge Mountains, there was a retired sailor who was reputed
to have the best hunting dog ever, by the name of “Chief”.
Three Hunters went-up into the mountains and wanted to rent him. The
old sailor said good hunting dog… gonna cost ya $50.00 a day." They
agreed and three days later came back with the limit.
The next year they came back. “Chief” got better, gonna cost you $75.00
a day," again they agreed, and 2 days later they came back with the limit.
The third year they came back and told the old sailor they had to have
"Chief" even if it cost $100.00 a day. The old sailor replied,
“You can have the worthless mutt for $5.00 a day, and I’m overcharging
The bewildered Hunters asked, “But we don’t understand, what happened to him?”
"Well, a bunch of mates came up and rented him.
One of the idiots called him Captain, and now he’s just sits
on his ass and barks all day