A man in India was accused a few months since for stealing a sheep. He was brought before the judge, and the supposed owner of the sheep was also present. Both of these men claimed the sheep, and had witnesses to prove their claim, so it was difficult for the judge to decide to which the sheep belonged. Knowing however, the custom of shepherds, and the habits of the animal, he resorted to the following expedient. He had the sheep brought into court, and sent one of the men into an adjoining room, while he told the other to call the sheep, and see if it would come to him; but the poor animal, not “knowing the voice of a stranger,” would not go to him . . . . . . .
Continued on Thursday!