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WASN'T A LIAR.
Why the "Squatter" Objected to His
Name..-A Bad Witness.
What is your- name ?' asked
the United States attoiney of the
old 'squatter,', who had been
summoned before- the court as a
'Which name, Squire ?'
'Your right, name, of Co1rSe.'
'I ain't got none.'
'What ! you don't mean to say
that you havn't got a name?
'0, no, sir.'
'This summons says that your
niame is Ananias Peters. Is that
'Reekon it is.'
'Thoughit you didn't have a
rigsht name ?'
-Look here, sir. Don't. trifile
with this court. Your prevarica
t ions won't )C toleratedl here. Why
did you say that Anauias Peters
was not your right name ?'
'Cause it wasn't right to name a
noy Ananias, therefore it ain't a
right name. The Bible, I believe,
sort of calls Ananias a liar.'
'Which,' interposed the judge,
-makes it peculiarly applicable in
'Look a-here, jedge, I didn't
want to projic with you, 'case
yoII've got, the upper hand of me,
but I don'tt want you to hit me
with the BIhle. A man's in a bad
enough fix when yer fling the law
ait him, but when yer fling~ the law
:in' the gospel both, he ain't got
'Where do vouI liv ' asked the
'IBnt where's your home ?'
'In the( neighborhod o' wvharu I
T1he judge turned away to con
enl a smile, and1 the attorney. giv
ing the''squatter' a look of ex treme
severity, said : 'D.o you know
where you are, sir ?'
'Yes, sir, I'm here.'
'You won't be here much longer
unless you answer my ques.t ions.'
'I1 am answerin' your quies
tions, 'squire. Go on with your'
'Where were you when Mr.
Jason, the dlefenidant, cut timber
from Gover'nment lnd '
'That's what I want to find out,
I think it was some time in Octo
"Wall, sometine in October I
was in one place an' sometimes inl
'Did you ever see him eutting
'I believe I did.'
')urin' the war wheni he was in
the army ?'
'None of your foolishness now.
)id't yon com- along the road one
day inl October and talk to the de
fendant while lie was chopping
'down a tree ?'
Renember that you are under
oath. So you didn't see hiin while
he was cholpping down a tree ?'
'Didni't say that, quire. for I
did see him choppini' the tree i'
I)id you stop and talk to him ?'
'Thoughdt you Said I you didn't
Stop and talk to him ?'
I)idn't say it.'
rDidn't say it.'
WNhat di( Vou say '
-Said I didn't talk to him while
he was choppin', for when I come
up an' spoke, ie quit choppini'.
Ef thar's any thiniig else you wan
ter know, fire awav.'--Arkansaw
Onte and, A//,
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EASLE*Y. s. C'.,
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