DESIGNS IN SCARLETCourtney Ryley CooperLittle, Brown ($2.75).
In a Dine & Dance joint between Kansas City and St. Louis a tall,
dapper, bald customer tipped the pretty red-headed waitress 50¢. She
goggled archly. "Nobody's thrown that much money at me for two days."
"Sweetheart," said the customer, "I'd like to throw more than that at
you." Ten minutes later, heading for another joint on Route 40, this
fast worker quoted the waitress's price to his chauffeur. "I'm supposed
to come back for her at two-thirty," he said.
Not long afterward the same customer began joining...
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