In distress, when a man has no other place to turn, when he hasn't the slightest bit of security which a savage-hearted pawn-broker
would consider, he can go to some saloon-keeper he knows.
Also, he resumed his trips to the pawn-broker
down in Oakland.
Grimshaw, whose seat in the sternsheets was none of the best, grasped the situation simultaneously with Daughtry, and, with a quick upstanding, and hooking out-reach of hand, caught the fat pawn-broker
around the back of the neck, and with anything but gentle suasion jerked him half into the air and flung him face downward on the bottom boards.
Just when you thought it safe to walk back into the bank (or pawn-broker
) along comes the latest threat to Christmas solvency.
But yesterday it emerged Mr Linton had allegedly deceived a London pawn-broker
out of pounds 1,700 earlier this year.
The 2006 Consumer Credit Act will extend the scope of regulation to cover the work of all licensed lenders, including pawn-brokers
and firms offering car loans and store cards.
Most of the jewellery was traced to two pawn-brokers
- and both demanded payment before it would be returned.