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" I thought you might of killed yourself," I says. " What for? " he says.
" For that swell play you made," says I.
" What was the matter with the play? " ast Elliott, surprised. "~ It was all right when I done it in St. Louis."
" Yes," I says; "but they was two out in St. Louis and we wasn't no three runs behind."
" `Vell," he says, "if it was all right in St. Louis I don't see why it was wrong here."
" It's a diff'rent climate here," I says, too disgusted to argue with him.
" I wonder if they'd let me sing in this climate? " says Elliott.
" No," I says. " Don't sing in this hotel, because we don't want to get fired out o' here-the eats is too good."
" All right," he says. " I won't sing." But when I starts down to supper he says: " I'm li'ble to do somethin' worse'n sing."
He didn't show up in the dinin' room and John went to the boxin' show after supper; so it looked like him and Elliott wouldn't run into each other till the murder had left John's heart. I was glad o' that-because a Mass'chusetts jury might not consider it justifiable hommercide if one guy croaked another for givin' the Boston club a game.
I went down to the corner and had a couple o' beers; and then I come straight back, intendin' to hit the hay. The elevator boy had went for a drink or somethin', and they was two old ladies already waitin' in the car when I stepped in. Right along after me comes Elliott.
" Where's the boy that's supposed to run this car? " he says. I told him the boy'd be right back; but he says: " I can't wait. I'm much too sleepy."
And before I could stop him he'd slammed the door and him and I and the poor old ladies was shootin' up.
" Let us off at the third floor, please! " says one o' the ladies, her voice kind o' shakin'.
" Sorry, madam," says the bug; "but this is a express and we don't stop at no third floor."
I grabbed his arm and tried to get him away from the machinery; but he was as strong as a ox and he throwed me agin the side o' the car like I was a baby. We went to the top faster'n I ever rode in an elevator before. And then we shot down to the bottom, hittin' the bumper down there so hard I thought we'd be smashed to splinters.

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