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How O'connell Sold Mr. Russell

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The Mr. Russell, wbo now represents The London Times here, is the same gentleman who was sent by that journal to Ireland to report O'Conneü's speeches, duiiDg the Repeal agita tion. One of the first meetings tho newspaper man attended was m Kerry.- HaviDg heard of O'Connell's polite qualities, he thought he would abk that gentleman's permission to take a verbatirn account oí the oration. - Tho "Liberator" not only consented, but, in hia oiliest maoner, informed the assembled audience that "until that gintleman was providad with all writin' convaniences, he wouldn't spako a word,"' assuming an extra brogue, which was altogether unnecessary. - Russell was delighted. The preparations began, and were completed ; ltussell was ready. 'l Are you quite ready?" asked Dan. "Quite ready." èl Now, are you sure you're entirely roadv?" : I'ra certain, Sir. Yes." The crowd becoming eiolted and impatient, Daii said : " Wow, 'pon my conscienoe I won't begin tlie speech till tho London gintlornan is intirely reudy." After waitingf another moment or so, O'Connell ad vaneed ; eyes glistened; ears were all attuntion ; and the reportorial pencil aroso. Dan gave one more benignant smile on the correspondent, winked at the auditors, and torn■menced his tpcect, in the Irish language, to the irropressible horror of the present editor of The Army and Navy Gazette. and to the infinite deliffht of - j all Kerry.- New York Neics. I


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