He went out and climbed on the platform

  • There were some words which passed too low to hear.  Then the
    conversation became strong again.

    "I don't blame these fellers for striking," said one.  "They've
    got the right of it, all right, but I had to get something to

    "Same here," said the other discount oakleys.  "If I had any job in Newark I
    wouldn't be over here takin' chances like these."

    "It's hell these days, ain't it?" said the man.  "A poor man
    ain't nowhere.  You could starve, by God, right in the streets,
    and there ain't most no one would help you."

    "Right you are," said the other.  "The job I had I lost 'cause
    they shut down.  They run all summer and lay up a big stock, and
    then shut down."

    Hurstwood paid some little attention to this.  Somehow, he felt a
    little superior to these two--a little better off.  To him these
    were ignorant and commonplace, poor sheep in a driver's hand.

    "Poor devils," he thought, speaking out of the thoughts and
    feelings of a bygone period of success.
    "Next," said one of the instructors.

    "You're next," said a neighbour replica oakley sunglasses, touching him.

    He went out and climbed on the platform.  The instructor took it
    for granted that no preliminaries were needed.

    "You see this handle," he said, reaching up to an electric cut-
    off, which was fastened to the roof.  "This throws the current
    off or on.  If you want to reverse the car you turn it over here.
    If you want to send it forward fake oakley sunglasses, you put it over here.  If you
    want to cut off the power






    , you keep it in the middle."

    Hurstwood smiled at the simple information.

    "Now, this handle here regulates your speed.  To here," he said,
    pointing with his finger, "gives you about four miles an hour.
    This is eight.  When it's full on, you make about fourteen miles
    an hour."