He has to visit the widow Gubbins, who fell down the cornhouse steps the week before, and broke her leg.
Pretty soon she heard "Missus" call so she "snuck" out of the cornhouse.
Through the cracks in the cornhouse where she was hiding Hannah saw the soldiers dismount.
Near by is a cornhouse and a small distillery, and the corrals for sheep shearing are not far off.
The lock he judged to be one of the ordinary cheap ones such as his father always used on his cornhouse and barn doors.
The place where they used to have the best fun seeing Mammy Tittleback catch mice was in the cornhouse.