Green, J.H., 1858, The Reformed Gambler. T.B. Peterson &
Brothers. Philadelphia, PA.
While in Syracuse I had a special invitation to visit Cazenovia, a very beautiful country village in Madison county. My expenses were to be fully met if I would go. I went; and lectured three times to large audiences, who seemed much pleased, though this was not largely testified in the collection to redeem their pledge to pay my expenses, the whole amount being taken being a dollar and sixty cents! while my bareexpenses, (including my bill at the rum tavern,) were about five dollars! One of the gentlemen who took up the collection remarked, as he handed me the box, that Cazenovia was always ready to do her part in sustaining every good cause, and though he had his fears on this occasion, yet from the weight of the collection, he should judge they had done something extra. It happened that of the one dollar sixty cents taken up, all but thirty-five cents were in pennies. On taking my leave of the friend who made the collection he said, "He trusted the citizens of Cazenovia would long remember the Reformed Gambler." However this may be, it is certain the Reformed Gambler will "long rememer them."