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Copyright, 1916, by Harper & Brothers
Published September, 1916
LONE man sat at a table by a
window in the Dickens Room of the Tip Top Inn, Chicago. He had finished his dinner and was apparently waiting for his black coffee to be served.
Two men entered and were shown to a table near by. Presently one of them glanced at the man by the window.
“See that man over there?” he whispered to his companion.
“Yes,” said the latter, looking disinterestedly in the direction indicated.