United States District Court, M.D. Pennsylvania
November 3, 2005.
WILLIAM CRIST and MARY CRIST, Plaintiffs
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA MIDDLE DISTRICT, Defendant.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: CHRISTOPHER CONNER, District Judge
AND NOW, this 3rd day of November, 2005, upon consideration of
the order of court dated October 3, 2005 (Doc. 3), directing
plaintiffs to pay, on or before October 31, 2005, the statutory
filing fee, see 28 U.S.C. § 1914 ("The clerk of each district
court shall require the parties instituting any civil action . . .
to pay a filing fee of $250. . . .), or to file with the court
an application to proceed in forma pauperis, see; id. §
1915 ("[A]ny court of the United States may authorize the
commencement [of an action] . . . without prepayment of fees or
security thereof. . . ."), and it appearing that as of the date
of this order plaintiffs have neither paid the filing fee nor
filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis, it is hereby
1. The above-captioned action is DISMISSED without
prejudice. See 28 U.S.C. § 1914. 2. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
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