Foreign News: At Yarmouth

Echoes of Mr. Barkis' famed remark* were heard last week, when citizens of Yarmouth expressed themselves as not only willing but anxious to name one of their streets "Barkis Road" by way of tribute to famed author-journalist Charles Dickens.

As the City Council was about to approve the measure, one Councilor Jack Salmon, "a breezy fish salesman," arose and denounced Character Barkis as "a silly old pup . . . a drunken rascal with a red nose." Forthwith one Alderman Goode vouched for Barkis' honesty and did not admit his habitual drunkenness; and the...

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