In Birkenhead, Herbert T. Coker, back in England from the U. S. for the first time in 43 years, was summoned to court. In 1888 he had been ordered to pay $1 a week to a Mrs. Elizabeth Dempsey for support of her child. He had never paid it, was $260 in arrears (the child had died aged five). Said Herbert T. Coker: "This is quite a surprise to me." Boomed Magistrate T. Rees: "The law has a very good memory, sir!"
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