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At First, Louie frightened the management and the help at the Casino with that face and body of his and some of the regular customers had a hard time shaking off the feeling that Pretty had just escaped from the Central Park Zoo and donned the formal wear. But Pretty was so free with those C-notes that all was quickly forgiven. Pretty and Brother Joe, who had carried on his bootleg and shylock business for him while he was in Elmira, had nothing but cheerful fiscal news to report. By now the shylock lucre was flowing in so fast Louie had to figure out some place to put that.

After digesting the letter, the Postmaster walked across the street into the office of an ineffectual-looking little man with the unlikely name of LeRoy Dick, who bore the title, Township Page 45 Alan Hynd Trustee. Dick was, luckily for Kate, the only law enforcement officer in the whole damned county. ” Dick, who wore silver-rimmed glasses as thick as magnifying glasses, studied the letter. “I think,” said Dick, “I’ll take a run out to the Bender place. ” A couple of hours later, Trustee Dick was standing with Kate, the spokesman for the family, outside of the Bender place, questioning her about the vanished Nebraskan.

Yet, had you been there to watch him divest himself of his $700 vicuna overcoat, you would have seen that he was resplendently turned out in custom-tailored white tie and tails. “Evening, Mr. Amberg,” purred the head waiter. Louie slipped him a C-note as he was led to a ringside table to ogle the floor show. A matron from Bayonne, New Jersey, in town for a night with her husband, gasped as she took a look at “Pretty Louie,” as Amberg was known in the lower depths of the metropolis. She was staring at a large, bluish face, a bulging, hairy forehead, a slobbering, twisted mouth, bug eyes, one higher than the other, under shaggy brows.

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