Miscellany: Order

In Manhattan, gaunt, long-faced Edith Hanson, 39, casually drank five free bottles of beer and borrowed $10 from Delicatessen Owners Robert Wolf and Alfred Wolitsky in the course of ordering 125 corned beef sandwiches, 50 liverwurst sandwiches ("peeled"), 75 limburger sandwiches ("smeared thin"), 150 turkey sandwiches (white meat) to be delivered within six hours to Welfare Island's hospital prison, as well as a standing weekly order of 350 shrimp salads and 600 coleslaw salads. Delicatesseners Wolf and Wolitsky, their suspicions aroused on the ground that "sick people don't eat coleslaw," investigated,...

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