“No letter from Sammy this morning,” she replied in a depressed tone, “however I had sufficient on the road automotive coming down right here.”
“Properly, I met our buyer, Hyman Skoopinsky, and he was very indignant since you and I weren’t on the congregation after they devoted a plaque to the boys within the service, through which the identify of our Sammy was additionally included.”
Her husband didn’t reply. It appeared that some-thing was disturbing him. It was his spouse who had in-sisted that they take stock as a substitute of going to this vital event when their very own son was honored. Whereas inwardly he felt sorry, he didn’t wish to present his emotions to his spouse, who was an incredible assist to him within the enterprise.
“By the best way,” he stated, “I acquired some merchandise this morning from New York with which we are able to please a lot of our prospects. The demand for it’s so nice, that I don’t know whom to please first. What do you say?”
She really helpful a number of names to her husband, amongst which Skoopinsky was included. Seeing that her husband was shocked that she really helpful Skoopinsky, she defined.
“In fact, he had no proper to inform me what he did, for in spite of everything it’s none of his enterprise, however we should agree that he’s a superb payer. So I’m going to name him up and inform him that we’ve one thing for him.”
“O.Ok. with me,” her husband agreed.
From again within the retailer the place the workplace was situated, Abramson heard his spouse telephoning a number of prospects. Nevertheless, after some time he observed that there was no sound coming from the again, so he rushed in to investi-gate.
He discovered his spouse sitting at her desk, displaying anger the like of which he had by no means seen earlier than.
“What do you consider that,” she broke nearly right into a sob; “after I referred to as Skoopinsky to inform him concerning the stuff we’ve for him, he had the nerve to say, ‘I, too, am taking stock with whom to do enterprise and with whom to not do enterprise.’ ”
JACOB LEBEDOVSKY sits in entrance of his “three story brick constructing, stone entrance” and sweats. Between his fingers he
playfully rolls a twenty greenback examine made out to Dr. Gingham, in fee for skilled service.
He has to take the examine to the physician who lives a number of blocks away, however it’s time now for the night prayer service. With Lebedovsky, the night prayer service is a every day social occasion. He meets within the synagogue others of his class, males like himself who additionally personal “three story brick buildings, stone entrance.”