"What do you want?" I demanded of the stranger who had entered the room and stood still, glancing about him.
"Senor - the office - you have no use for it." "Well?"
"I am commissioned by the proprietor to say that he has." The conversation was in Spanish. "Besides," continued the visitor, "the rent -"
"Has been paid," I interrupted, nettled at the man's tone.
"So far - yes, señor; but, as you are ruined, he has some doubts - doubts for the future, senor, and has commissioned me -"
"To do his dirty work," I interposed. "Are you his agent?"
"I have the honor, señor."
"Well, sir, there's the door behind you!
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