Billy and the Big Stick - Richard Harding Davis

Billy and the Big Stick

By Richard Harding Davis

  • Release Date - Published: 1916-01-01
  • Book Genre: Short Stories
  • Author: Richard Harding Davis
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Billy and the Big Stick Richard Harding Davis read online review & book description:

Tells a short story of fiction type. Had the Wilmot Electric Light people remained content only to make light, had they not, as a by-product, attempted to make money, they need not have left Hayti. When they flooded with radiance the unpaved streets of Port-au-Prince no one, except the police, who complained that the lights kept them awake, made objection; but when for this illumination the Wilmot Company demanded payment, every one up to President Hamilear Poussevain was surprised and grieved. So grieved was President Ham, as he was lovingly designated, that he withdrew the Wilmot concession, surrounded the power-house with his barefooted army, and in a proclamation announced that for the future the furnishing of electric light would be a monopoly of the government.

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