The hundred largest hotels in New York City have twenty-one thousand telephones--nearly as many as the continent of Africa and more than the kingdom of Spain.
It is certainly true that it has made the skyscraper possible, and thus helped to create an absolutely new type of city, such as was never imagined even in the fairy tales of ancient nations.
This is a new idea that has already arrived in the more efficient departments of the Federal service.
Certainly this news excited people intensely, whatever their previous apathy.
Some of the refugees were exchanging news with the people on the omnibuses.
"I am very glad you have brought good news
, though Schmidt's death is a heavy price to pay for the victory.
Georgia, a couple of hundred miles to the westward," Sheldon answered.
It contained very little news and many articles, and when we turn these worn and yellowing pages we find much that, interesting in those days, has lost interest for us.
The Dissenters did not see the satire either, and found in the writer a new and most bitter enemy.
Influenced by these representations, the British government ordered the frigate Phoebe to be detached as a convoy for the armed ship, Isaac Todd, which was ready to sail with men and munitions for forming a new establishment.
At the same time he heard that the Beaver had made good her voyage from New York to the Columbia.
"There is my news:I thought it would interest you," said Mr.
that is quiteI suppose there never was a piece of news more generally interesting.
She actually relaxed towards the general a little--he had been long disgraced--and though she managed to quarrel with them all the next day, yet she soon came round, and from her general behaviour it was to be concluded that she had bad good news of some sort, which she would like, but could not make up her mind, to disclose.
She solemnly announced that she had heard from old Princess Bielokonski, who had given her most comforting news about "that queer young prince." Her friend had hunted him up, and found that all was going well with him.