Emil Kaeintz, lost whiskey

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Emil Kaeintz, lost whiskey - HE LOST HIS WHISKY A YOUNG CANDY - MAKER IS...
HE LOST HIS WHISKY A YOUNG CANDY - MAKER IS WAYLAID Emil Kaeintz Relieved of the Residue Residue of His Wages and Holiday Gifts Emil Kaeintz is a candy - maker who lives on the northeast corner of Lombard and Taylor Btreets Emil wants to go down in history as one of the martyrs to the footpad epidemic He had to work Christmas eve because his boss had a run and desired to nil stockings with his sweetmeats as long as the shekels rolled in Emil did not mind having to work overtime so much for he had been promised two weeks back pay thatjiight End besides there were prospects prospects ahead of a good time Well he had the time but the decorations decorations that the young and festive candy - maker showed np with at home yesterday morning gave hs folks the idea rather that he had got into an altercation with a runaway street - car or a threshing machine machine Emil however says he was robbed According to his story his intentions intentions were to reach home as soon as possible possible with his earnings and the three bot ties of Merry Christmas which had been presented to him by some of his barkeeper barkeeper friends lie made a few stops en route of course but he says he only took beer Upon reaching the corner ot Union and Mason streets hesaw a dark object In front of him but what it was be didnt care and he walked into it It happened to be a man who had something in his hand and with that something Emil was soaked about two degrees southeast of th - proboscis Emit saw stars and heard voices What the stars did he does not remember but one of the voices clarion Ah hat Booze 1 Christmas comes but once a year A bottle for each of us and one for New Year Emil tried to stay the hand that was ruthlessly tugging at his Christmas presents presents so be says and got a soaker m the mouth for his pains Then he desisted and eren continued to desist whfle his assailants assailants borrowed the 9o which remained remained of his two weeks wages The robbers left him with farewell kick and a punch and then Emil more dazed and befuddled than before wended his way home and related his terrible experiences The police are now looking for two footpads footpads carrying Christmas jags and a reserve reserve bottle for New Year L Some of Erails skeptical friends say that he came ny ms injuries through getting getting into a dispute with a healthy young fellow in a saloon over a shake for the drinks and that Emit got tbe worst of it but the young canih - maker denies this and insists that nobody but the footpads had a hand in it

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 26 Dec 1893, Tue,
  3. Page 10

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