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GOT THE EVIDENCE UPSTAIRS
-An Indian judge, when first appointed
to his position, was not well acquainted
with Hindustani. He was trying a case in
which a Hindu was charged with stealing
a nilghai. The judge, did not like to be
tray his ignorance of what a nilghai was,
so he said: i '
"Produce the stolen property." -
The court was held in an upper room; so
the Tisher gasped :
"Please, your lordship, it's downstairs."
T'Then bring it up instantly !" sternly qr-t
dered the judge.
The officfal departed, and a minute late?
a loud bumping was heard, mingled with
loud and earnest exhortations . 'Nearer
came the noise, the door was pushed open,
and the panting official appeared, dragging
in the blue bull. t
The judge was dumbfounded, but only,,
for an instant.
"Ah! That will do," said he. "It is al
ways best', when possible, for the- judge
.personally to inspect the stolen property. Remove
the stolenyjroperty, usher."
OMNIBUS TALL TALK
The passenger in the omnibus gave no heed.
"Fare, please!" v
Still was the passenger oblivious.
"By the ejaculatory term 'fare,- said the
conductor, "I imply no- reference to the state of
the weather, the complexion of the admirable
blonde you observe in the contiguous. seatj nor even
to tKeTquality of service vouchsafed by this philan
thropic corporation. I merely allude, in a mariner
perhaps lacking in delicacy but'not in conciseness,
to the monetary, obligation set up. by your'presence
in "this conveyance, 'and suggest that, ..without con
tempering your celerity with ennunciation, you
At this "point the passenger emerged Jrom hi.