Mr. Jarr's boss, Jabez Smith, sends him out west on a business trip, and Fritz, the shipping clerk, asks him to chaperone his sister on his way back from Chicago, which will obviate the necessity of her coming on alone. Jarr promises to do so, but on his return is horrified to find that the sister is a side show fat lady, and of affectionate disposition. Miss Vera Grimms, a militant lecturer on social reforms, occupies a seat in the parlor car near Jarr and "Fatima," the stage name of Fritz's sister. She believes every man to be a fiend in human form, and becomes suspicious that Jarr is luring the fat girl away from her mother. She waits until everyone has retired, then sneaks up to Jarr's berth and handcuffs him. It there is one thing Jarr dreads it is a public scene, and he beseeches the porter to help him out of his predicament. The porter happens to think of a man in his charge who is to be taken off at 3 a.m. at Poughkeepsie and turned over to the Inebriate Asylum officials. For ...
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Third of the Jarr Family series See more
Followed by Mr. Jarr and the Dachshund