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FEATURING NEW DANCE
THE "DOLLAR DIP"
Until last Thursday night, Jno.
Vana, 948 W. 18th street, was an
admirer of the "bunny hug," the
"turkey trot,"(and all other forms
of dancing. But on the night in
question he was introduced to the
"dollar dip," and his opinions
have changed. No more dancing
fo'r Vana. It's too expensive.
Vana explained how this
change of front came about in the
municipal court this morning,
Judge Himes being the recipient
of the earful of sorrow and woe
that was unburdened.
Thursday night Vana, who is
a workman in the Sarita Fe shops,
started out to trip the light fan
tastic, feeling very happy, as he
had his month's pay, $58.50,
stowed away in a rear pocket of
his jeans. He visited several sa
loons, and helped pay the liquor
license of each. In one of them
he met Gus Pormbcamsky, also a
dancer, but a railroad laborer
when not dancing. The saloon
visits were continued, and both
rested their feet on numerous
"Then we went to a pla"ce and
had some more drinks," explained
"You needn't enumerate every
drink," objected , the judge. "I
can't listen to you all morning."
"All right," apologized the
dancer. "In the last place we
came to I wanted to dance. Gus
wanted to dance. So we started
"Who ever heard of a dance
without ladies." The judge was
skeptical. "I never did."
"Huh, you didn't said Vana.
"Were you ever in the Medinah?"
The judge hastened to deny
that he ever was. .
"Well, they dance there, and
they don't have ladies, either."
After this facer Vana went on :
"We danced all around, and
Gus was hitting my pockets.
'What are you doing that for?' I
'Oh,' says he, 'this is the turkey
trot, and I'm flapping my wings.'
"After we danced about six
times I wanted to pay for a drink,
and I reached for my money. It
wasn't there. Gus said he didn't
have it, and nobody else in the
saloon had it. Looked like it just
naturally disappeared, like
Hearst's presidential boom. But
all that turkey trot business made
me, suspicious, so I got a warrant
for Gus." '
Giis, being questioned, said he
didn't know anything aiJout the
money. He thought he was out
dancing with a gentleman, but
was pained to find he was mis
taken. In his opinion Vana was
a piker, and never had $50.
After hearing other testimony,
all to the effect that Vana was
well lubricated, the judge, while
not as frank as Gus, dismissed the
"Suppose they'll all be dancing
the new dance tomorrow," said
"Which one?" asked a bailiff.
"Sure,, the 'dollar dip.' It's a
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