It is a novel book. What! never been to a political meeting; an' you living in a city. Back to the hamlet for you, boy; you re lost. 'You're not? You know where you live, and could find your way home in the dark? My, but you re certainly the quick actor when it comes to thinking. 'Sure I've been to more in a dozen political meetings. Ain't my Pa a member er the executive of Ward Eighteen Conservative Club? He's a charter member, too. Don't he rent the parlor for a pollin booth on votin' day, hire himself for a scrooteneer, and have my uncle Henry for constable? 'Your father wouldn't do them things, eh! Well, maybe he ain't never had the chance.