Ragged Dick and Mark, the Match Boy - Mark, the Match Boy, Chapters 21-23 Summary & Analysis

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Mark, the Match Boy, Chapters 21-23 Summary

It is several days before Roswell obtains the key for the cash drawer. When Roswell has his first opportunity to use the key, Mr. Baker's uncle comes into the store and decides to wait for his nephew. Roswell needs the money the next day.

The next day Roswell takes five dollars from the cash drawer. If Mr. Baker is suspicious, Roswell plans to blame Mark. That evening, he and Ralph attend the club meeting. Ralph introduces him to the members and Roswell pays his dues with the five dollar bill.

In Chapter Twenty Two, the club meeting is held. After the nomination of another new member, the men begin to party. They gamble and drink. Roswell doesn't feel well and Ralph walks home with him.

In Chapter Twenty three, Roswell is late for work. He slips the...

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