The Jungle - Chapters 25-26 Summary & Analysis

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Jurgis takes his hundred dollar bill to a saloon to have it cashed, but the bartender steals it. Jurgis tries to beat the man up, but he man gets the better of him and then claims to the police that Jurgis had a knife. Jurgis is arrested once again. In court, the bartender lies and once again the judge believes the victim over Jurgis. Jurgis is sentenced to ten days and costs at Bridewell. When Jurgis arrives at Bridewell, he discovers Jack Duane there as well. When Jurgis is released, he goes to Duane and they go into business together, mugging people on the street. It proves to be quite profitable for Jurgis and he soon gets into other illegal activities with Duane.

One day Jurgis meets Buck Halloran, a lieutenant of Mike Scully’s. After Jurgis and Duane do a job for...

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