Roger tries to steal Ms. Washington-Jones bag as she is walking on the sidewalk. She refuses to turn him loose because he wants to run. Then drags him down the street with her.
Why'd you try to steal my purse?
I didn't aim to. I'm very sorry ma'm
Ms. Washington-Jones instructs Roger to clean up his face. She then offers him a meal and told him she not taking him to jail. Ms. Washington Jones makes some lima beans, ham and cocoa for her and Roger to eat while she told him about her job.
I believe you're hungry or been hungry to try to snatch my pocketbook.
I wanted a pair of blue suede shoes.
Theres nobody home at my house.
Ms. Washington Jones gives Roger ten dollars to buy the shoes he wanted. to Roger about no longer trying to snatch anyone else's purse. He wanted to thank Mrs. Luella Bates Washington but as he turned around she shut the door and he was barely able to say "Thank you".