e poor at cost price.
By this means we would circumvent the moneyed men and be independent of them.
He had no faith generally in legislators; thought they would curry favor about election time with the mechanics for their votes, but afterwards would not care what became of them.
Mr. Huffman interspersed his remarks with some amusing anecdotes and illustrations applicable to the speculators and extortions, after which he left the stand amid the applause of the crowd assembled.
A committee of seven was then appointed to wait on the Legislature and obtain from them some action for the relief of the families of soldiers in the field and the mechanics and workingmen at home.
The committee was composed of the following gentlemen; E. R. Robinson, Adolphus Gary, Williams Taylor, J. P. Tyler, Samuel Huffman, J. Ludman, and Ben. Bragg.
After several unsuccessful calls for various gentlemen the meeting at half-past 9 o'clock adjourned, to meet again in two weeks from that night.