chapter  XIX
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TAPPING A MONKEY'S BRAINS

Thecook,aswascustomary,didallthemarketing. Occasionallywhenthewordgotaroundthatsome steamerstewardwaswillingtopartwithastapleon whichhehadoverstocked,Iwouldhurrydowna request.Ononesuchoccasion,Iaskedforahalfdozen containersofketchup.Theseweretobedeliveredto thewater-frontofficeofabusinessfriend,whose coolieswouldbringthestufftomeontheirnexttripin ourdirection.