Compensation. —A Jersey man was once thrown one hundred and fifty feet by an express train, when he picked himself up, he looked around for his hat, and remarked, “ Well, if I don’t find, that hat, I’ll make the company pay for it. ” “ What is Nobler than a man wresting his bread from the stubborn soil by the sweat of his brow ?” asks a philosopher. Wo don’t recall anything nobler at this moment, but we know what is a great deal more popular—hiring some other fellow to do it, while you sit on the fence and superintend him.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 87, 15 April 1880
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