It’s 11:00 p.m. and Mrs. Jones is walking home and Rodger is eyeing her purse
Rodger tries to steal Mrs. Jones’ purse, but his weight and the weight of the purse causes him to lose his balance. Mrs. Jones takes him back to her tenant to wash his face.
I’m gonna steal her pocket book
Mrs. Bates is trying to teach Rodger a lesson. When she goes to the ice box, Rodger sits on the other side of the table away from her purse. He doesn’t try to run either, because he wants her to trust him.
Mrs. Bates gives Rodger the $10 for the shoes
The boy is very thankful for Mrs. Bates and after learning his lesson, he bought his new pair of shoes
Rodger learned his lesson on how to not steal and to respect other people's property.