National Affairs: The Old Sport

"Nobody was good enough for him," cried the landlady bitterly, after the cops labored up the stairs of her sleazy Queens, N.Y. rooming house to view the body of Rodger P. Stewart, 70, dead of natural causes. "Wouldn't let me in his room. He was sitting in there tonight with the window open. I said, 'You're freezing out the house!' He said, 'Don't you come in,' and he started to push me out. Then he fell back in his chair with his eyes staring up.

"Nothing but misery," said the landlady. The cops patiently examined the heavy figure on the chair. Rodger...

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