ride owes Peters one dollar and sixteen cents; Peters had called one hundred and sixteen times, at le having always a good reason for requesting Mr. Peters to call again.
The last excuse for non-paymt legal currency." "I'll take that sort," said Peters eagerly. "No you don't," answered McBride; "I swear I'll do nothing of the kind," protested Peters; "I'll not whisper a word about it." "And wouldignant expostulation; "I am ashamed of you, Mr. Peters; and you're not the man I took you to be. Ifme commit such a naughty action." "Well," said Peters, "I have called every day in the week and at eindow to inquire-- "Who's there ?" "It's I, Anson Peters, after that dollar and sixteen cents." "Get was the answer; and something was thrown at Mr. Peters.
A crash of crockery was heard on the pavement, but as it rained in torrents, Peters found his umbrella a good protection from the over-head asman, when an explanation ensued, which saved Mr. Peters a night's incarceration in the cage.
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