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25-1236. Witnesses; duty to testify; privilege as to fees.At the commencement of each day, after the first day, a witness may demand his fees for that day's attendance in obedience to a subpoena, and if the same be not paid he shall not be required to remain. SourceR.S.1867, Code § 364, p. 454; R.S.1913, § 7928; C.S.1922, § 8870; C.S.1929, § 20-1236; R.S.1943, § 25-1236. Cross ReferencesWitness fees, see section 33-139. AnnotationsContinuance should be denied where no showing is made of unavoidable absence, or that testimony can be secured. Home Fire Ins. Co. v. Johnson, 43 Neb. 71, 61 N.W. 84 (1894).Either party may subpoena the other. Dogge v. State, 21 Neb. 272, 31 N.W. 929 (1887).