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AN EDITOR'S REVENGE!

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AN EDITOR'S REVENGE! Mr. Dickens in one of his books is very satirical upon American journalists. He represents them as turning every incident into a report with a sen" sation header, so that even when the editor got thrashed for personalties, he at once brought out a special edition with the flaming announcement, The Editor Cowhided Again." 5 It is not, I think, generally known that Mr. Dickens \<»as referring to an actual case, which is tolerably notorious in America, and is told with great glee by the person most deeply in- terested. That person is no other than the notorious James Gordon Bennett, of the New York Herald, and it is thus he tells his story to his friends. The Herald had for some time violently attacked a certain actress. One day the lady's husband, himself an actor, came to the Herald office, walked up into Bennett's room and said, "Are you Mr. Bennett?" "I am," was the reply take a seat." No, sir, I will not take a seat; you have insulted my wife." "Who is your wife?" Name mentioned. "Never heard of her." "But your dramatic critic has insulted her." That is his affair." But I hold you responsible;" and there- upon the angry husband took the proprietor of the Herald from his chair, flung him on the sround, kicked him in the rear, rolled him over, kicked him again, j clutched hold of his throat, and left the office. What did the victim do ? He called up one of his employès, wrote out an account of the affair, caused sensation placards to be struck off-" Fourth Edition.—Atro- cious Assault upon the Editor." Fifth Edition.— Further particulars of the Atrocious and Cowardly Assault upon the Editor; and soon all New York was buying the Herald. "But," said Bennett, "I added a little garnish which was not strictly true. I said: We would have pardoned this unmannerly, cowardly assailant upon an unarmed man, but for one circumstance. This despicable wretch, not content with ferocious violence, had the unspeakable mean- ness to take up a quarter dollar piece which was lying upon our table, and to pocket it." The next day when the actor appeared on the stage he was greeted with cries of "Who stole Bennett's quarter?" and when- ever he appeared the same cry greeted him, until he and his wife were driven off the stage, and ruined. That," adds Bennett, was my revenge."

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