Answer: No, Bill did not know initially that the lawyer was looking for him. He must have made his plan for fooling the lawyer when the lawyer told him that he was looking for Lutkins, as he knew that he was required as a witness but did not want to give his testimony.
Did Bill already know the lawyers purpose of coming to New mullion?
Ques: When the lawyer reached New Mullion, did ‘Bill’ know that he was looking for Lutkins? When do you think ‘Bill’ came up with his plan for fooling the lawyer? Answer: No, ‘Bill’ did not know initially that the lawyer was looking for him.
When the lawyer reached new mullion did Bill know?
Bill initially didn’t know that the lawyer was looking for Lutkins. It was only when the lawyer reached the station and asked Bill about Oliver Lutkins did he come to know about it. The plan of fooling the lawyer was drafted by Bill on the spot.
What opinion of Bill did the lawyer form on his first visit to New mullion?
Ans. The lawyer charged a handsome amount from his firm to visit new mullion. He was given some amount to expend in the process of searching Lukens. But he paid very little money to the hack driver.
Why did Bill offer to take the lawyer on a ride around New mullion in his hack?
He did not wish to take the summons and go as a witness. So, he pretended to be a hack driver. He offered to help the lawyer so that the lawyer could not come to know about him from someone else.
Why did Bill take the lawyer to Fritz shop Why did Bill ask him to keep out of sight there?
Ans. Bill told the narrator that probably Oliver Lutkins was trying to start a poker game in the back of Fritz’s shop. Bill led him there and he asked the narrator to hide behind him.
What made the lawyer feel happy Why?
The lawyer was happy to meet a delivery man at the station who appeared to be very helpful. His name was Bill and he helped him a lot in his search for Oliver Lutkins. … Bill told the lawyer that Lutkins was a hard fellow to catch and he was good at deceiving people. He was always up to something or the other.
Do we come across persons like Lutkins?
Ans. We come across person like lutkins not only in fiction but also in real life. Many people receive others for selfishness.
Where did the lawyer and Bill get their launch?
Answer. They had their lunch at Wade’s hill which is a beautiful place. By now the lawyer was fully convinced that Bill is a generous and helpful person.
Why was the lawyer sent to New mullion Why could the lawyer not complete his work on that day?
Why could the lawyer not complete his work on that day ? Answer: … The hack driver told the lawyer that Lutkins owed him money also and thus he appeared a genuine and helpful person to the lawyer. Thus Lutkins, very cleverly, fooled the lawyer and he (the lawyer) was not able to complete his work that day.
Who was sent with the narrator on his second visit to New mullion?
The narrator was sent to the New Mullion to find Oliver lutkin. The first time he went to find him, he was befooled by Oliver and his mother but he did not know.
Why did the narrator worry very little about his failure and considered returning to New mullion to practice law?
The narrator worried very little about his failure to trace Oliver Lutkins. He was busy thinking about Bill Magnuson. He considered returning to New Mullion to practice law. After all, he could find such honest and human people like Bill only in New Mullion.
What hurt the lawyer most when he served summons to Lutkins?
Answer: The hack driver was Lutkins himself. He had driven the lawyer previous day. The narrator was really hurt when Lutkins and his mother were laughing at him as if he were a bright boy of seven.
Who was the hack driver actually?
The hack driver was none other than Oliver Lutkins whom the lawyer had to give court summons. He cunningly extracted from the lawyer his purpose of visit and took advantage of it and took him to different places charging high fares. 2.
What was Bill’s motive behind helping the lawyer?
Answer. Answer: To earn money and to befool the lawyer .
Why could the narrator not succeed in his mission on his first visit to New mullion?
During his first visit to New Mullion, the narrator failed to serve the summons to Oliver Lutkins because he was duped by a hack driver. The Chief of the law firm was very angry over his failure. The firm needed Lutkins very badly because he was an important witness in a case in the court the next morning.