BOSSES AND BOODLE,
THIS IS BOODLE S COD.
" The past thirty years has witnessed the enormous in¬ crease of individual and cor¬ porate fortunes in this coun¬ try, until the millionaire is no longer a rarity! This fact has served to develop the in¬ solence and arrogance of wealth, until intellectual en¬ dowments are dwarfed in its sordid pretense, and moral character lies prostrate in its ruthless path! [Ap¬ plause.] The power to rule men by intellectual and moral forces, the test of a statesmanship of a former da\', is fast passing away. While wealth, the un¬ crowned king, oftentimes lacking both, and coveting neither, arrogantly seeks to rule in a domain where it is scarcely fitted to sway; its altar has been erected in every community, and its votaries are found in every household. Patriotism has given place to ma¬ terial expediency, and the love of country is sup¬ planted by the love of money. An aptness for per-