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1  Duane nudged Jurgis, and the instant the man had passed they rose up.
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2  Then Duane took the watch and trinkets downstairs, and came back with sixteen dollars.
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3  Duane stole out as silently as a shadow, and a second later Jurgis heard a thud and a stifled cry.
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4  And Duane had been robbed of it by a great company, and got tangled up in lawsuits and lost all his money.
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5  And so, when he was turned out of prison again, without a penny in his pocket, he went straight to Jack Duane.
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6  There came no answer to it, however, and at last, the day before New Year's, Jurgis bade good-by to Jack Duane.
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7  Such a howl from the newspapers followed this that Duane was slated for sacrifice, and barely got out of town in time.
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8  Duane was glad to see him; he was without a cent of money, he said, and had been waiting for Jurgis to help him get some.
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9  He was only a couple of feet behind, and he leaped to stop the man's mouth, while Duane held him fast by the arms, as they had agreed.
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10  Duane had already explained to Jurgis that if a man of their trade were known he would have to work all the time to satisfy the demands of the police.
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11  Duane took all this in at once, but Jurgis had to have the whole race-track situation explained to him before he realized the importance of such an opportunity.
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12  The address Jurgis had was a garret room in the Ghetto district, the home of a pretty little French girl, Duane's mistress, who sewed all day, and eked out her living by prostitution.
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13  And then, while some of the other prisoners gathered round he told his wild story; most of them were incredulous, but Duane knew that Jurgis could never have made up such a yarn as that.
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14  There was an oil stove in the little cupboard of a room, and they had some supper; and then about eleven o'clock at night they sallied forth together, by a rear entrance to the place, Duane armed with a slingshot.
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15  One night it chanced that while Jack Duane was drilling a safe in a clothing store he was caught red-handed by the night watchman, and turned over to a policeman, who chanced to know him well, and who took the responsibility of letting him make his escape.
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16  The new address was a cellar dive, whose proprietor said that he had never heard of Duane; but after he had put Jurgis through a catechism he showed him a back stairs which led to a "fence" in the rear of a pawnbroker's shop, and thence to a number of assignation rooms, in one of which Duane was hiding.
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17  Duane, who had done a job of some sort by himself, and made a truce with the powers, brought over Marie, his little French girl, to share with him; but even that did not avail for long, and in the end he had to give up arguing, and take Jurgis out and introduce him to the saloons and "sporting houses" where the big crooks and "holdup men" hung out.
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