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Dick moves into his room that evening and immediately goes to bed. When he awakens the next morning, he has to remind himself where he is. He decides that he should be able to afford the weekly rent since he usually spends more than that in one evening.

Dicks wears the suit when he goes out. He has a busy morning but when business slows down, two other boot blacks named Mickey Maguire and Limpy Jim notice his new clothes. They decide to teach him a lesson for putting on airs.

In Chapter Fourteen, Mickey and Jim ask Dick about his new clothes and accuse him of stealing them. Feeling that they could intimidate Dick, they challenge him to a fight. After a brief scuffle, Mickey and Jim leave when a policeman approaches.

The next morning, Dick opens a bank account...

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