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THE COCOXIXO 8UX. 21
A New York clergyman, desiring to as a witness. State vg. Meyers (Neb ), have his only son. aged 10 years, choose 37 L. R. A., 423. for himself his life's work, after many futile attempts to make the youngster I w"s held In Macomber vs. Detroit commit himself, hit upon this plan: He Company, 68 X. W., 378, that timber would place in an empty room a copy 6olli '" be removed from land within a of the Bible, a large red apple and a specified time, and which remains uncut silver dollar. He woiild then lock his nt tnc expiration of the time limited, son In the room. If, when he returned, reverts to the owner of the realty, ho found the boy reading the Bible, he was destined for the ministry; If eating At XePhl' flftee" n,,leg east of Phu! the apple, he would follow agricultural nlx' ,he :hl""s lately erected at a pursuits; and if he had taken the dollar c03t of Sim was dwtroyed 7 he should be a politician. What was The flre was Incendiary, the building the reverend gentleman's surprise upon wlthln havlnK becn wpU " "th entering the room after a short interval kerosene. The flre was discovered by to find the precocious youth reading the EH Openihaw, who lives a short dis Hible, eating the apple and with the tane0 from ,he oolhouse site, and dollar In his pocket. He made him a wh,,e hc and hu Umtt' wer0 occllPled lawyer 'n "n attemPt ,0 extinguish the Are the Incendiary made a flank movement and In School District vs. Stocking (Mo.), set flre to the Openshaw residence. 18U7. 37 L. U. A., 400, A gave his note The work of the incendiaries is charged to aid the enterprise of providing a to a bitter squabble that has prevailed library building for a board of educa- in the district for a year over the local tlon, and subsequently became insane, schoolhouse. Xo clue leading to the Held: That subsequent Insanity Is In- apprehension of the firebugs has been sufficient to prevent liability on the discovered. note If the school district, on the faith , " , , of such note, had expended moneys or , T,hetaxes 'Me,,ed " " V In-urred liability In promoting the ' ''" ' "" t0 10?f-M' enter Isc J of which sum $95,041.17 was paid, leav- Ing only a little over $10,00 delinquent A representation that notes are "as an excellent showing for our property good as gold," made to induce a vendor owners. Of the amount received la to accept them as part of the purchase taxes, $17,748.26 was remitted to the price of lands, and Intended and under- territorial treasurer as our share of the stood to be a representation of facts territorial tax; the sum of $12,000 was within the vendee's knowledge, of paid on our bonded indebtedess, and which tho vendor knows nothing, con- outstanding warrants took up the re stitutes an actionable false representa- malnder. Range Xews. tlon and not merely an expression of opinion. Andrews vs. Jackson (Mass.), The present cold snap, says the jg97 Tucson Citizen, is said to be almost unprecedented in southern Arizona. Inability to comprehend the obllga- While the days are bright and clear, the tlon of a note or to understand and air Is raw and cold because of snow on Intelligently answer questions put by the surrounding mountains. Ice Is the.court upon voir dire 'examination, formed nearly a quarter of an inch renders a person incompetent to testify thick every night. BaSSKgESKS'HB'S?