The establishing of this one-act play is actually a farmhouse kitchen in the Midwest. Instead of modern day appliances, there is a hand pump at the kitchen sink for drinking water, and a wood-burning range for friendliness and for cooking. From the kitchen, there are 3 doors: person to the parlor, one to the upstairs, and one to the shed and after that on to the outdoors. In the middle of the bedroom is a traditional dining table and chairs. The area has not been washed up and appears as if somebody was disrupted in the midst of preparing food a meal. Grubby pans happen to be stacked under the sink, a loaf of bread can be sitting outside the breadbox and a dishtowel is resting on the table.
The doorway to the shed opens and Sheriff Peters, County Legal professional Henderson and Lewis Good, a border farmer, enter the kitchen and then the sheriff's wife plus the neighbor's partner.
The sheriff and the county attorney begin questioning Mister. Hale regarding events that occurred within the previous day. Mr. Hale told these people he was in the way into town and decided to ask yourself John Wright to go together with him for the cost of a party telephone line. He had asked him in the past but he explained no, so Mr. Blooming wanted to speak to him regarding it in front of his wife with the hope that the lady might have several influence.
The moment Mr. Good knocked on the Wrights' door, there was zero answer. It absolutely was after eight o'clock, therefore he recognized they were up. When he knocked a second time, he thought he noticed an answer, so he proceeded to go in. He found Mrs. Wright rocking in a rocking chair and pleating her apron in her hands. He asked to speak to her husband, but she told him not any because he was dead. Your woman indicated that he was upper level and that he have been strangled with a rope. When he asked her who had performed that to her husband, the lady said the lady did not know because...
... ving the bird performing in the house, the stillness would be overwhelming. Mrs. Peters can relate to quietness, reminiscing regarding being over a homestead only after the fatality of her first kid. Mrs. Blooming again communicates regret that she would not visit Mrs. Wright, and an understanding with the way things are for women.
The women agree that Mrs. Wright should not be informed about the shattered fruits jars just like the men returning downstairs. The county legal professional comments that the case is pretty very clear except that they may have not identified any hard evidence. He quickly looks over the belongings the fact that women possess gathered to adopt to Mrs. Wright and approves all of them. Mrs. Blooming hides the pretty box with the dead bird in her pocket to eliminate it after.
The last bit of conversation consist of the men questioning the women once again about the quilting, among the many women's trifles.