A little orphan boy found that the high cost of living was too much for his income as a seller of newspapers, so he was frequently compelled to sleep outdoors. Being a resourceful chap, however, he got a bright idea when he noticed that the police of a certain precinct were moving from one station house to another. Without consulting anyone the youngster moved into the abandoned building by entering a rear window. He had an additional piece of luck, for he found an old uniform coat and helmet which had been left behind by one of the policemen. The garment made an excellent overcoat and nightrobe combined, and under the sergeant's desk was a spot well sheltered from drafts, where the youngster soon fell into a sleep. Had he been the only one to cast envious eyes upon the old station, it might have been his home for a long time. It happened, however, that two tramps saw the building which to them was an old acquaintance, as they had frequently been prisoners there. They decided to pass ...
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