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The waitress, who by now was rubbing paste wax into the floor, asked if he knew the landlady. Bloch nodded, but only when the waitress looked up did he say yes. A little girl ran in without closing the door. The waitress sent her back to the entryway, where she scraped her boots and, after a second reminder, shut the door. “The landlady’s kid,” explained the waitress, who took the child into the kitchen at once. When she came back, she said that a few days ago a man had wanted to see the landlady.
But in the meantime a customs guard came in and had a drink at the bar. Was the missing schoolboy back home again? the waitress asked. ” “Well, he hasn’t been gone for even two days yet,” the waitress said. ” “Anyway, he’s warmly dressed,” said the waitress. The guard agreed that, yes, he was dressed warmly. “He can’t be far,” he added. He couldn’t have got very far, the waitress repeated. Bloch noticed a dam aged set of antlers over the juke box. The waitress explained that it came from a stag that had wandered into the minefield.
Without picking up the stone, the owner answered that you could find stones like that at every step around here. Bloch said nothing. Then the owner picked up the stone, let it roll around the hollow of his hand, and set it back on the table. Finished! Bloch promptly put the stone away. In the doorway he met the two girls from the barbershop. He invited them to go with him to the other cafe. The second girl said that the juke box there didn’t have any records. Bloch asked what she meant. She told him that the records in the juke box were no good.
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