On one of the Jarr's quiet Sundays, Fritz, the shipping clerk, calls on Jarr and tells him that his sister, the sentimental fat lady, has fallen in love with Dinkston, the poet, adding that the lady has determined to die, for Dinkston evinces little affection for her. Jarr feels it is none of his business, but his wife induces him to do something. Jarr visits Fatima with Fritz and finds her lying on the folding bed which completely blockades the entrance. While they are begging her to get up so they may enter, Vera Grimm, the lady reformer, calls and learns the whole sad story. She decides Dinkston is to blame, and starts out on his trail. She catches him, snaps a pair of handcuffs on his wrists and hustles him to Fritz's home. While struggling with the bed, first Jarr, an officer, and then Hogan. who is Dinkston's rival, are pinned beneath it. Dinkston spies Fatima coming for him and "beats it." After a chase, he takes refuge in a powerhouse and hides underneath a big dynamo. Hogan, ...
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Fifth of the Jarr Family series. See more
Followed by Mr. Jarr's Big Vacation