The complaint fails to state a claim against defendant upon which relief can be granted.
If defendant is indebted to plaintiffs for the goods mentioned in the complaint, he is indebted to them jointly with G.H. G.H. is alive; is a citizen and resident of this state; is subject to the jurisdiction of this court, as to both service of process and venue; can be made a party, but has not been made one.
Defendant admits the allegation contained in paragraphs 1 and 4 of the complaint; alleges that he is without knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the truth of the allegation contained in paragraph 2 of the complaint; and denies each and every other allegation contained in the complaint.
The claim set forth in the complaint did not accrue within six years next before the commencement of this action.
[Here set forth any claim as a counterclaim in the manner in which a claim is pleaded in a complaint.]
Cross-Claim Against Defendant M. N.
[Here set forth the claim constituting a cross-claim against defendant M. N. in the manner in which a claim is pleaded in a complaint.]