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EXTENSION OF THE OREGON PACIFIC.
Tray of Diamonds Stolen From a Jewelry
Store In S.icntmi nto Marine
Riverside packers and grower are
holding the orange crop back until the
Florida fruit in well tint of market.
TIib contract (or the construction of the
South (ilia canal lian just leen lot to
1os Angeles imrtif h. The work when
completed will C0Ht f'-'.OOO.IKX).
Tim wife of K. T. Karle, late superin
tendent of t lit Stock ton combined har
vester works, believes ho has gone to
Mexico with a married woman.
(). V. llolloubeck, the Auburn (Cat.)
banker, huri been acquitted on an em
liezzleinont charge, owing to a variance
between the Indictment and the proof.
The (iKfl canal, which furnishes the
water supply for the new cable settle
ments of Uiverside, is being cemented for
n (li.4t.im u of mis miles, and the work is
Pluwnix, A. T., Is apparently in earn
est in an endeavor to doits share toward
building the proponed Han Diego and
Pluenix railway. Han Diego oilers to
build to the Colorado river.
The ! Angeles Hoard of Supervisors
favor the passage of a Htate luw provid
ing that new counties cannot be formed
without the consent of a majority ot
voters reH.ding within the area of the
The liriulHreet mercantile agency re
ports fourteen failure! in the Pacific
CoaHt Ht lies and Territories for the past
week, as coin pared with thirteen for the
previous week ami sixteen for the cor
responding week of 18112.
The ease of the Illinois Trust and Sav
ings Hank of Chicago against the Los
Angeles cable road has been opened in
the Superior Court at Lo; Angeles. This
is an off-irt to foreloso $1,041,000 worth
of outstanding mortgages.
The Governor of Washington has par
doned Lucius Uomsalesof Han Francisco,
a marine engineer. Gonzales has served
two years in the penitentiary, but recent
circumstances prove him innocent of the
crime for which ho was committed.
A small bird Inhabitants the valleys
and canyons putting into D. ath Valley,
making his home in the mesquit groves
abounding there. His principal occupa
tion enema to be a war of extermination
against scorpions, which he is very skill
ful in filling.
The Hen Hive, the old residence of
Brlgham Young at Lake and recently
owned and occupied by his son, John W.
Young, has been sold out on judgment
for $(17,413.44. The Bee Hive brought
$52,5(17. 13 and the other property enough
and more to satibfy the judgment.
Sorgoant Levin of Victoria, B. C, who
was suspended owing to his investigation
into the manner of the death of A. J.
l)avis, the Montana millionaire, has been
reinstated. The Sergeant believed that
the daughter-in-law of Davis pushed him
while he was drunk, and he fell down
stairs and was killed. No criminal in
tention wns discovered.
A tray of diamonds was stolen from II.
Wachhorst's jewelry store at Sacramento
the otner evenirg. One man broke the
plate-glass windows and another covered
the clerk with a pistol, while the first
grabbml the tray, when both men
dashed up the street and disappeared in
Chinatown. They had false whiskers
and could not be identified.
The prospects for an early resumption
of operations at the Temescal tin mines
in San Bernardino county, Cal., are not
very encouraging. During the past week
the Sheriff has sold at auction a quantity
of the movable property of the company
to satisfy the accounts of parties to whom
the company was indebted when the
mine was closed down some months ago.
The arrest of Mrs. Yesler at Seattle.
Wash., on the charge of having destroyed
the will of her husband, is now believed
to be a part of a conspiracy to prejudice
the appointment of Mrs. Yesler's choice
as administrator of the estate, and Low
man, the disgruntled heir, is the head of
the conspiracy. There is much feeling
in the city. The Mayor will not involve
the city in the suit.
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
I'oslinaster fiencral Wanamaker Creates
Something of an Innovation hi
Heuatoj'jbolph has the Sllets Indian
reservation bill In proper shape and
ready to pans as soon aa an opportunity
occurs for calling it up.
Senator Cnlloin has Introduced a Joint
resolution requesting the city authori
ties of Philadelphia to lend the United
States the Liberty bell for exhibition at
the World' Fair.
By direction of the President Secre
tary Foster of the Treasury Department
has directed the Collectors of Customs
at New York, Philadelphia and Boston
to snimmd the refund of duties upon hat
material until further advised.
It is understood that M. K. Bell, su
perintendent of the Chicago public
building, against whom a report of inal
'enhance in ollic.o was made by Assistant
Secretary Lnmlartson, has tendered Ids
resignation to Secretary Foster. It will
protulily le accepted.
The experiments in the treatment of
lumpy jaw under the tilrectlon of the
Department of Agriculture are com
pleted. Results show that of eighty-live
cattle treated sixtjr-elirlit were complete
ly cured. Secretary Busk is highly de
lighted with the showing.
The Oregon delegation has been in re
ceipt of numerous letters recommending
II. L. Bees of Oregon for apixilntment
aa paymaster in the army, and have in
dorsed him for the place, but the Presi
dent is very likely to name some of Ills
personal friends for these places.
Senator Mitchell has introduced a
joint resolution providing that whore an
olllcer of the United States has been pre
sented with a medal and the medal hat
Ikicii lost or destroyed a duplicateshould
Im issued. This is meant to secure a du
plicate medal for General H. B. Comp
son of Lakeview, wtiose medal for dis
tinguished services was stolen by the
The House Committee on Interstate
and Foreign Commerce has ordered a
favorable report on the HenBte bill ap
propriating $250,001) for the construction
of a ship canal to connect I-akes Union
ami Washington with Puget Sound. The
bill was reported with an amendment
striking out the proponed route by
Smith's Cove, leaving the route to be
decided upon by the Secretary of War.
The rumor Is in circulation that, if the
present O ingress doea not repeal the
Sherman act, Cleveland lias said that he
will convene the Fifty-third Congress in
special session within thirty days after
March 4. Representative McMillin, a
memlier I Kith of the Ways and Means
and the Rules Committees, says he has
been over the ground carefully, and can
see no possible chance of the repeal of
the silver act.
The Treasury Department at present
holds less gold than at any time since
the resumption act of January 1, 1879,
and in the language of a Treasury offi
cial the gold obligations are greater, with
leas than $3,000,000 free gold to meet
them, and $2,600,000 eold engaged for
shipment from New York for Europe.
Treasury officials do not venture a pre
diction when the outflow will stop, but
state that they see nothing Berious in
The Interstate and Foreign Commerce
Committee has appointed the following
subcommittee to consider the Nicara
guan canal bill: Patterson of Tennes
see, Kaynor of Maryland, Price of Ian
laiana, Geary of California, O'Neill of
Pennsylvania, Storer of Ohio and Houk
of Ohio. At least one member of the
committee is strongly opposed to the
canal bill. This is Raynor of Maryland.
Some others are believed to be lukewarm,
and Genry cannot be relied npon with
certainty to favor the bill according to
some men who are familiar with the sit
uation. Postmaster-General John Wanamaker
created something of an innovation in
official life recently by giving a reception
at hia residence to the employes and at
taches of every department of the Post
ofllco Department, as well as of the local
postolMce. The event was preceded by a
dinner, to which quite a number of the
friends of the Postmaster-General and
hia wife were invited. This is the first
reception of the kind that has ever been
given by a, member of the Cabinet, and
it is expected to form an interesting
frecedent that will be extensively fol
owed in years to come.
What is considered in Washington as
one of the most significant moves in the
entire Hawaiian discussion was the ear
nest speech made by Senator Dolph the
other day in favor of the United States
assuming control of the islands. Sena
tor Pjlph is one of the most influential
members of the Committtee on Foreign
Relat ions, and his action in these mat
ters carries great weight. The speech
was lull of statistic, giving everything
of any value concerning the commercial
advantages of Hawaii, and will beatext
for the discussion that will ensue after
tho arrival of the Commissioners. It is
reploto with such information as both
House and Senate will need to act in
telligently upon the great question.
The report of the Siletz Indian Com
mission, with the draft of a bill for the
adoption of the agreement which has
been reached with those Indians for the
cession of a portion of their lands, has
been received in the Senate, and upon
the request of Senator Dolph, immedi
ately sent to the printer, so that it may
be considered at an early date. The
Senator says he is going to make every
effort to push the bill through, although
it is so late in the session that he may
find it difficult. The bill provides that
the land Bhall be thrown open npon the
proclamation of the President, but Mr.
Dolph is of the opinion that this will be
stricken out and the lands opened so
soon as the agreement is ratified by Con
gress. He considers the agreement
reached with the Indians very satisfactory.
BEYOND THE ROCKIES.
The Urge Amount of Natural
Gas Wasted in Indiana.
NEW YORK BEGGARS TO BE ARRESTED
A Negro Hanged In Delaware Nineteen
Years Ago for Criminal Assault
Northwestern Iowa ia liable to be in
volved in a meat famine.
Citizens of Memphis are endeavoring
to suppress the gambling evil.
About forty employes in the New Or
leans Mint have leen discharged.
Kansas sends in the best wheat report
of any of the wheat-growing States.
An Investigation of the ex-officials of
the Illinois Penitentiary is asked for.
The Michigan Liquors-Dealers' Asso
ciation has organized an insurance order.
Small game is reported to be very
abundant throughout Alabama this year.
Kxtraodinary precautions against the
cholera have been taken at the city of
Philadelphia capitalists are figuring
on starting a new bank in Wall street
with $1,000,000 capital.
A Philadelphia syndicate has made
extensive purchases of coffee lands in
the State oi Oaxaca, Mexico.
The managers of the Chicago Fair are
counting upon $6, 00,00) in receipts for
concessions granted by them.
Mexico's exports to the United States
during the past fisc-tl year aggregated
$1,949,588 more than during the previous
The fifty-cent Columbian stamps, it Is
discovered by a St. Louis puzzle fiend,
contains the picture of a man smoking a
The Union Pacific threatens to make
the rate from 0"den to Missouri river
points $20, and a hot rate war is ex
pected. Barbers in Ohio are agitating for a law
which shall make it legally possible for
a white barber to refuse to shave a col
Six of the public schools of Milwaukee
have been closed by the Health Com
missioners because of their unsanitary
In Louisville a man named Manning
has been arrested who is charged with
selling charms warranted to enre all
sort of illness.
The Senate has passed the bill to re
fer to the Court of Claims the claim of
Jessie Benton Fremont to certain lands
in San Francisco.
A Chicago lawyer has suggested that
ex-PreBidents, when they possess the
legal requirements, be named (or Su
preme Court Justices.
Four saloons were erected in the mid
die of the Ohio river, which was entirely
frozen at Louisville, and did a thriving
business for many days.
As the result of a recent order by the
government the immigration commis
sions paid by railroads to steamship
companies will be reduced.
Governor Hogg of Texas, in his mes
sage to tho Legislature of that State,
advocated the taxation of venders of
deadly weapons and cigarettes.
Senator Warner Miller says Hunting
ton and the Southern Pacific interests
are in opposition to t he Nicaragua Canal,
and their agents are at work in Wash
ington. A bill to prohibit prize-fighting in In
diana, providing that principals should
be fined $6,000 and the newspapers
$3,000 for printing advance notices, was
killed in the House.
The Geologist of Indiana says that
enough gas has been wasted in its belt to
supply every family in the State for two
years, and that $22,000,000 is but a fair
measure of the loss.
Police Superintendent Byrnes of New
York has issued orders to the police to
arrest all beggars caught plying their
trade. They had made general nuis
ances of themselves.
Four thousand new pastofflces were
established during the last year, 557,640
unmailable letters poured into the boxes,
32.012 of them wholly without any out
side sign, symbol'or address.
An election contest in Massachusetts
has developed the fact that the success
ful candidate for Representative in the
Wellington district was naturalized only
the day before he was elected.
The Minnesota Legislature is getting
ready to try a new form of paternalism.
It is proposed to amend the State Con
stitution so as to enable the State to in
sure all farm buildings at cost.
To the British emigrants who will take
up land in the northwest of British Co
lumbia the Canadian government is of
fering through the London Emigrants'
Information Office bonuses of $5 to $10 a
MiBS Nellie Ahem will be the next
State Librarian at Indianapolis. This
was decided at a caucus of the two
Houses in which Bixty-four votes were
for Miss Ahern and only eight for the
A Washington dispatch says it has in
formation from a thoroughly reliable
source that M. M. Estee npon the part
of San Francisco has offered the Santa
Fe $10,000,OOJ if the road would build
into the city.
The Chickamauga National Park Com
missioners have offered $17,000,000 for
eight acres of ground on Orchard Knob.
Tennessee, where Generals Grant ana
Thomas stood and watched the battle of
The Gold and Silver Output of Mexico for
the Past Twelve Years The
Ivory Trade Increasing.
Four-filths ot the engines now working
In the world have been constructed dur
ing the last twenty-five years.
In making champagne the grapes are
squeezed six times, each pressure mak
ing wine of a different quality.
One of the oldest and most conserva
tive trust companies in Philadelphia
bolda $330,000,000 of trust estates.
Electricity is used for making forging,
angers, railroad spikes, ball bearing and
other articles hitherto made by hand.
The value of the honey and wax pro
duced in the United State during the
past year has been estimated at $20,000,
000. It is said all the building trades of
Chicago will on April 1 demand increased
pay and a contract excluding non-uaion
Horses are so plentiful in Buenos
Ay res that every ldy has at least one.
It is said that even the beggars beg on
EugliBh capitalists are reported to
have become interested in the coal fields
of Ohio county, Ky., and propose to de
Tho Languedoc Shin Canal in France,
by a short passage of 148 miles, saves a
sea voyage of 2,000 miles by the Btraits
The hours of 7,003 men on the Union
Pacific railroad system have been re
duced from nine to eight and only seven
A druggist at Chicago believes that if
he could aecure the soda water privileges
at the World's Fair his fortune would be
made for life.
An ingenious Boston man has just pat
ented an electrical device designed to
automatically play banjos, mandolins,
guitars and harps.
A year ago there were only fifty people
in the mining settlement of Cripple
Creek, Col. Now it is a thriving town
of 10,000 inhabitants.
Four hundred acres of land in Linn
county, Mo., fenced and seeded to tim
othy, but without buildings, was re
cently sold fur $30 an acre.
The largest telephone center in the
world Is that in the hxchange in Berlin,
Germany, where 7,000 wires are con
nected with the main office.
An inventor who recently had an idea
patented in every country of the world
where the patent law exists had to pay
just $14,560 for the privileges.
One hundred thousand tons of silver
and 300 tons of eold, representing a
money value of $4,320,000,000, have been
produced in Mexico since 1881.
A recent invention Is a new type of
refrigerator car that can be run for
twenty days without re-icing. It is
charged with ice and certain chemicals.
There is a scheme on foot for the estab
lishment of a $5,000,COO steel plant at
Galveston, Texas, similar to the steel
works at Chicago, Pittsburg and Cleve
land. In I860 the United States produced
(50,000 tons of paper. In 1890 the pro
duction was 1,200,000 tons or 150,000
tons more than the total product of
European paper mills.
Fonr miLion tons of the finest ice ever
housed and 500,000 tons stacked for
early use, is the Hudson river winter
harvest. It has been gathered at an es
timated cost of 20 cents per ton.
A glass factory at Liverpool has "glass
journal boxes for all its machinery, a
glass floor, glass shingles on the roof and
a smokestack 105 feet high, built wholly
of glass bricks, each a foot square."
Granite for columns, balusters, round
posts and urns is now worked chiefly in
lathes, which, for the heaviest work, are
made large enough to handle blocks
twenty-five feet long and five feet in di
ameter. When Harrison W. Crosby first intro
duced canned tomatoes he sold them at
50 cents a can. This was in 1848. For
a few years past the average price has
been 7 cents for a much Buperior article
than that for which Mr. Crosby received
If the ivory trade increases at the
present rate much longer the elephant
will soon become extinct. One firm
alone in Sheffield last year received the
tusks of no fewer than 1,280 elephants.
A few years ago 800 pairs of tusks were
sufficient for them.
Ex-President Hayes was the first man
to receive the LL. D. degree from Johns
Stephen M. White, the staunch Demo
crat, ia the first Senator from California
who was born in that State.
Ex-Senator Ingalls is making $5,000 a
month ont of his lectures and syndicate
letters. This beats being a Senator.
Senator Faulkner of West Virginia has
placed himself on record as favoring the
election of United States Senators by
Mr. Moody is scrupulous about travel
ing on Sunday, no matter how impatient
he may be or how worthy the mission on
which he may be bound.
Mrs. Jefferson Davis distinctly refuses
to receive any gifts from the Southern
States or from private friends, preferring
to live upon her own modest income.
Mrs. Maud Howe Elliott will try the
lecture platform, and if she is as success
ful in the new line aa she has been as a
writer, the public will be pleased and
he will make a bonanza strike.
A sister of General Butler, eleven
years older than he, is now living near
the old Butler homestead in Nottingham,
N. II. She is the widow of Daniel S.
Raw Cotton Grown in Russia
Shipped to Germany.
A SWIFT ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE.
English Women Protest Against the Re-
Introduction of the Crinoline
Two New Minerals.
The National Cat Club of England has
issued its first register of high-bred cats
There Is little probability of the re
lease of Mrs. Maybrick from imprison
ment in Jonuon.
The official figures of the working of
the "zone system " on the railways of
Hungary snow most gratifying results.
England will not adopt the decimal
coinage for fear the humbler classes of
society may suffer during the transition.
Manufacturers of Manchester continue
to run behindhand on their contracts,
owing to the scarcity of yarn, resultant
from labor troubles.
The BusBian government has declined
to grant the request of the Russian rail
way companies that they be allowed to
buy material abroad.
In three weeks recently twenty tons of
unwholesome meat were seized bv the
authorities having charge of the markets
in the city of London.
The water supplyof Portmadoc, North
WaleB, was recently totally suspended
through the bursting of a large main
conveying the town's water.
There are in India 6,642 government
eavings banks, holding balances aggre
gating over 8S3)b lakhs of rupees. The
number of depositors increased 55.000
There are more than 50,000 persons in
Paris who earn a living by picking np
and making use of what other people
throw away rags, bones, metal and
Two new minerals, of scientific value
only, were recently discovered at Ceylon.
They have been named respectively
Geikielite and Baddeleyite. Both were
found in pebble form.
The manufacture of aluminium by an
electrolytic process is to be gone into
quite extensively at Forges, France. The
falls of the Praz river, giving 2,000-horse
power, are to ba utilized and a plant
Indications are cropping out tending
to confirm tne rumor that tne King oi
Belgium will visit the Congo country in
April, accompanied by several officers of
bis military staff, a number of civic of
ficers and members of the prees.
A new scheme for the extermination
of rabbits is being tried in Australia.
Cartridges generating poisonous gas are
put in the burrows, the holes are closed
and the rabbits are killed by the poison
in the smoke, not by suffocation.
The British Museum is not very old,
but it has been an industrious as well as
an inteiligent collector. It was started
in 1755, and has now twenty-five miles
of books and a greater number of curi
osities than any other like institution.
More than eight thousand English
women have already signed the protest
against the reintroduction of the crino
line, and the work of organizing them
into clubs is still going vigorously on.
The extent of the depression in the
British shipping trade just now may be
gathered from the fact that altogether
479 vessels, representing a tonnage of
856,000, are laid' up at English and Scotch
Four thousand nine hundred and fif
teen new books and 1,339 new editions,
a total of 6,254, were published in Eng
land last year. This is an increase of
more than five hundred over theproduc
At Liverpool 156 steamers, represent
ing about one hundred thousand tons,
are lying idle, and over one hundred and
fifty vessels are laid up on the Tyne. In
addition there are ninety-nine British
steamers lying idle at Continental ports.
Russian female convicts in Siberia
are in the future, if a proposal made by
the Ministry of Justice to the Imperial
Council is ratified, to be exempted from
flogging and wearing leg irons. Restric
tions in diet and solitary confinement
are to be substituted.
The tall tower of London will rise in
Wembley Park and surpass that of M.
Eiffel by 150 feet, being 1,150 feet from
the four concrete foundations on which
its legs will rest. It will be on rising
ground and overlook London on one side
and Harrow on the other.
Australia is entering into strong com
petition with France in the production
of brandy. In 1892 the colony of Vic
toria exported to the United Kingdom
53,040 proof gallons. It is said Australia
can produce brandy that will stand com
parison with the finest French cognac.
Several large cargoes of raw cotton
grown in Russian Central Asia were re
cently shipped at Odessa to German
ports. The Russians are sanguine that
there will be a vigorous development of
the cotton-growing industry there in the
near future. The quality of the cotton
so far, however, has been inferior.
Austria announces an electric locomo
tive which is to travel 125 miles an hour.
The Independence Beige follows with the
statement that the North Belgian Com
pany and the North France Company
are constructing a line for locomotives,
operated by electricity, on which the
journey from Brussels to Paris, about
one hundred and ninety-two miles, will
be accomplished in eighty minutes, a
speed of nearly one hundred and fifty
miles an hour.
THE SUMMER COTTAGE.
Ita Growth In fllze and In Importaoo
Daring Kemnt Yean.
There have been signs that the in
stitution known as the summer hotel
has reached the height of its popularity
and power in this country, and that ita
continued progress is more likely to
slant down than up. The reason is not
that city families are learning to spend
their summers at home, for they flock to
the lakes, the mountains and the sea
shore in greater numbers than ever, but
a smaller proportion of them live in
hotels and a considerably greater pro
portion in cottages. At Bar Harbor
several of the largest hotels have re
mained closed, not because the vogue of
Mount Desert has waned, for it was
never so mnch the fashion, but chiefly
because the island is fall of cottages and
the "best people" live in them, thereby
damaging the hotels directly by the
loss of their own patronage, and In
directly by ceasing to serve them as
The tendency which is illustrated In
an exceptional degree at Bar Harbor ia
generally noticeable in the majority of
the summer places, and a natural and
commendable tendency it is. The part
of the population to which it is most es
sential to get out of town are the wom
en and children, and for them hotel life
even in the summer ia decidedly a sec
ond best expedient. The American
hotel bred infant, with whom Mr. Henry
James in the earlier years of his literary
industry helped to make the world fa
miliar, is a type which it u as well
should not survive outside of the fiction
of the last decade. Without admitting
that it ever was a very prevalent type,
it is safe enough to assume that the
more American children are enabled to
substitute the atmosphere of a summer
home for the garish delights of a sum
mer hotel the better it will be for the
manners of the rising generation.
Of course it is by no means a new
thing for rich Americans to have sum
mer homes. The growth of uioss and
ivy on scores of the Newport houses at
test that Of course, too, a summer cot
tage is a luxury, and luxuries are ever
prone to make their first bows to the
people with the most money. Neverthe
less there are cottages and cottages, and
whenever families that have been used
to taking refuge in summer hotels once
make up their minds that they would
like a cottage better there ia no sound
financial reason why they should not
eventually have one. The main diffi
culties are to decide where it shall be,
and to bring the family's mind to the
point of giving hostages to return to the
same place several summers in succes
sion. For of course, unless one is rich
enough to have an assortment of scat
tered dwellings, it is an extravagance
to build a house unless he is going to
occupy it or can rent it.
No doubt the possibilities of vagrancy
in the summer hotel method constituted
originally one of its chief charms. It
enabled people to try at least one new
place every year, and ascertain finally
where they preferred to go. But this
very quality in it has helped the devel
opment of cottages, since, after a dne se
ries of vagrant seasons, the family is
able out of its sufficient experience to de
clare a settled preference for some par
titular spot. There, the spirit of adven
ture having given place to the desire for
assured comfort, the cottage begins its
growth and finally develops into a trua
home, with ita accompanying possibili
ties of hospitality and of continuous ac
cretions of grace and strength.
The observer who watches the prog
ress of American civilization must be
both interested and edified at the spread
of the summer cottage. He finds in it
another sign of the settling population
which is in process, and which makes
the land constantly pleasanter and
more habitable as it goes on. Harper's
An Improved Shuttle.
A shuttle manufacturer in Massa
chusetts has effected an improvement in
that mechanism which promises to be of
considerable practical value in the oper
ations of woolen mills. In lieu of the
ordinary hinged spindle for receiving
and holding the bobbin of yarn, a short
rigid spindle is employed in combination
with two holding jaws, one above and the
other below the head of the bobbin; the
latter they clasp and securely hold in a
central position, a single spiral spring
being arranged in the base of the shut
tle so as to exert an equal pressure on
the bobbin holding jaws, between which
it is placed. As a result of this unique
construction all splitting of the bobbins
arising from the use of the long pointed
hinged spindle is obviated, with a conse
quent saving of waste yarn. The trouble
from tfie breaking of this yarn by the
canting of the spindle point in the weav
ing operation is also overcome. New
Be Followed the Advice.
A little jobbing carpenter, unable to
get his account for work done paid by
his late employer, had at last taken
action against him. The case came on
for trial, defendant not appearing, and
the plaintiff was briefly narrating the
"And did you then call at his house
and demand payment?" asked the mag
istrate. "I did?"
"What did he say?"
"He turned me out of doors and told
me to go to my grandmother."
"Oh! And what did you do then?"
"I came pn here for a summons,