It is very gratifying to observe the general interest now being manifested in the reform of our election laws. It permeated the ancient life of early peoples. "Was he a gentleman?" I found I had no need to think. The box of pawn tickets at his elbow had just been rifled and he took up idly one after another in his greasy fingers the blue and white dockets, scrawled and sanded and creased and bearing the name of the pledger as Daly or MacEvoy.