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1  There was also her brother Jonas, a dried-up little man who had worked upon the farm.
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2  It was Jonas who suggested that they all go to America, where a friend of his had gotten rich.
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3  This was the experience of Antanas; and then there came also Jonas and Marija with tales to tell.
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4  It was agreed, after consultation, that he should make the effort with old Antanas and with Jonas.
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5  It was in the stockyards that Jonas' friend had gotten rich, and so to Chicago the party was bound.
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6  It was a striking circumstance that Jonas, too, had gotten his job by the misfortune of some other person.
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7  Jurgis had come home with a big packing box on his head, and he sent Jonas to get another that he had bought.
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8  Jonas pushed a truck loaded with hams from the smoke rooms on to an elevator, and thence to the packing rooms.
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9  It would be a strange thing if a man like him could not support the family, with the help of the board of Jonas and Marija.
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10  Scarcely had they gone a block, however, before Jonas was heard to give a cry, and began pointing excitedly across the street.
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11  When he came out again it was in company with a very stout gentleman in shirt sleeves and an apron, clasping Jonas by both hands and laughing hilariously.
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12  Then Marija and Jonas were between them to take a third share in the house, which would leave only eight dollars a month for Jurgis to contribute to the payment.
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13  Therefore these trucks went for the most part on the run; and the predecessor of Jonas had been jammed against the wall by one and crushed in a horrible and nameless manner.
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14  Brother Jonas had gotten his job, and was pushing a truck in Durham's; and the killing gang at Brown's continued to work early and late, so that Jurgis grew more confident every hour, more certain of his mastership.
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15  Jonas had been to have an interview with the special policeman to whom Szedvilas had introduced him, and had been taken to see several of the bosses, with the result that one had promised him a job the beginning of the next week.
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16  They could not possibly manage it decently for less than two hundred dollars, and even though they were welcome to count in the whole of the earnings of Marija and Jonas, as a loan, they could not hope to raise this sum in less than four or five months.
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17  After half an hour of such depressing conversation, they had their minds quite made up that they had been saved at the brink of a precipice; but then Szedvilas went away, and Jonas, who was a sharp little man, reminded them that the delicatessen business was a failure, according to its proprietor, and that this might account for his pessimistic views.
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