“ A quarter for four, Sam!
Why, when you have sent them all the way to London
you will only ask a quarter for twenty-five.”
Dat all true?
Den dose are planter oranges-dat planter trade.”
Sam cannot grasp the methods of a large and complex commerce.
He walks two or three miles, and spends an hour or more in gathering twenty oranges from a tree.
The time and cost are much the same as though he were to gather a thousand, but his brain has no conception of scale.
, the Negroes count a clear, though not a large, majority of votes, and claim to have a clear majority of members in the Chamber
They are backed by Federal troops.
Their nominee, William P. Kellogg
, is recognised by President Grant
Yet see the train in which we are going towards New Orleans!
By law, a Negro is the White
's man's equal; by the railway company he is charged the White
Is he allowed to exercise the simplest of his rights-to travel in which car he pleases?
An Irish navvy, a Mexican pedlar, may take a seat in any car; but not a man or woman of the