e entrance, but is intercepted by old lady, in behalf of community.
Old lady.--"Have you been taking down what we've been saying?"
Reporter.--"Certainly not, madam." (Aside""what an old"--
Old Lady, (interrupting).--"Well, then, mister, be you a spy or anything?"
Reporter very suddenly subsides, but immediately draws sundry papers containing his record, which he spreads upon the table.
To make matters still stronger, he claims relationship with Jeff. Davis, has known Aleck Stephens from his boyhood, went to school with Beauregard, was by Johnston's side at the taking of Chepultepec, and fought in the battle of Bull Run.
Smiles of satisfaction gradually creep over all faces.
Play concludes by finding all parties satisfied, old lady having introduced pretty black-eyed daughter to the roving Bohemian and suspected spy.
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