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busted one off him they'd can him, and then I couldn't never hit agin him no more."
Naturally I didn't have no comeback to that. I just sort o' gasped and got ready to go to sleep; but he wasn't through.
" I wisht you could see this bird! " he says.
" What bird? " I says.
" This dame that's nuts about me," lie says.
" Good-looher? " I ast.
" No," he says; " she ain't no bear for looks. They ain't nothin' about her for a guy to rave over till you hear her sing. She sure can holler some."
" What kind o' voice has she got ?" I ast.
" A bear," says he.
" No," I says; " I mean is she a barytone or an air? "
" I don't know," he says; " but she's got the loudest voice I ever hear on a woman. She's pretty near got me beat."
" Can you sing? " I says; and I was sorry right afterward that I ast him that question.
I guess it must of been bad enough to have the water runnin' night after iii ',ht and to have him wavin' that razor round; but that couldn't of been nothin' to his singin'. Just as soon as I'd pulled that boner he says, " Listen to me! " and starts in on ' Silver Threads Among the Gold.' Mind you, it was after midnight. and they was guests all round us tryin' to sleep !
They used to be noise enough in our club when we had Hofman. and Sheckard and Richie harmonizin'; but this bug's voice wan louder'n all o' theirn combined. We once had a pitcher named Martin Walsh-brother o' Big Ed's-and I thought he could drownd out the Subway; but this guy made a boiler factory sound like Dummy Taylor. If the whole hotel wasn't awake when he'd howled the first line it's a pipe they was when he cut loose, which he done when he come to "Alwa3-s young and fair to me." Them words could of been heard easy in East St. Louis.
He didn't get no encore from me, but he goes right through it again-or starts to. I knowed somethin' was goin' to happen before he finished-and somethin' did. The night clerk and the house detective come ban;in' at the door. I let 'em in and they had plenty to say. If we made another sound the whole club'd be canned out o' the hotel. I tried to salve 'em, and I says :
" He won't sing no more."
But Elliott swelled up like a poisoned pup.
" Won't I? "he says. "I'll sing all I want to."

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" and starts in on ' Silver Threads Among what is Gold.' Mind you, it was after midnight. and they was guests all round us tryin' to sleep ! They used to be noise enough in our club when we had Hofman. and Sheckard and Richie harmonizin'; but this bug's voice wan louder'n all o' theirn combined. We once had a pitcher named Martin Walsh-brother o' Big Ed's-and I thought he could drownd out what is Subway; but this guy made a boiler factory sound like Dummy Taylor. If what is whole hotel wasn't awake when he'd howled what is first line it's a pipe they was when he cut loose, which he done when he come to "Alwa3-s young and fair to me." Them words could of been heard easy in East St. Louis. He didn't get no encore from me, but he goes right through it again-or starts to. I knowed somethin' was goin' to happen before he finished-and somethin' did. what is night clerk and what is house detective come ban;in' at what is door. I let 'em in and they had plenty to say. 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