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[ 20 ! When the cause came into court, the poor man told his story, and produced his writings but could bring forward no witnesses to substantiate them. His adversary, having a number of hired witnesses, laid the whole weight of his cause on their evidence, and requested the Cazi to decrée the property in his favor on the ground that the poor man had failed to establish his right. The Cazi o: this drew from under his seat the fivc HI undred Rupees which he had received as a bribe, and slinging the bag with indignation at the opulent oppressor, said, if the poor man has no witnesses to substantiate his case, I now produce five hundred to invalidate your claim. 11aviiig said this, he decreed the cause in his favor. 11. The father and the son. A grocer in the city of Smyrna had a son who by his own talents and industry rose to the rank of Naib Cazi; in this capacity he visited the markets and inspected the