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When I was a kid, I always wanted one of those bag on a stick things.
His pockets look full, I guess the handkerchief holds what he couldn't stuff in his pockets
I just realized why they carried a bindle. That's what a sack on a stick is called, hence the name bindlestiff. It gave them a legitimate reason to carry a stick; useful against dogs and attackers. Hobos weren't exactly welcome.