Monday, December 18, 2017

That horse had some party!

          "The usual complaints of a noisy party came I, but this wasn't the usual party. The people in a basement apartment on Bedford Street complained that their ceiling was coming down.
          "Well, as it turned out later a crazy poet above them was throwing a lease-breaking party. As a climax some of the boys had kidnapped a milkman's hose and somehow led it up four steps and into the ground-floor living room. When we got there they'd all ducked out, and all we picked up was a lonesome white horse surrounded by empty gin bottles."

(from Murder On Wheels, by Stuart Palmer)

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