AfriGeneas Genealogy and History Forum
Re: Union News Company (Railroad)
In Response To: Union News Company (Railroad) ()
The NY&LB is now a branch of Jersey Transit, and who knows what, if anything, is at the station now.
A story I will never forget, and I am in my 70's, -- one day, "helping" grandmother, a very distinguished looking gentleman came to the stand to get his newspaper before getting on his train into NYC. "Mrs. Burger, how are you?" and "Douglas, how are you and your brothers?" When the train had gone, Grandmother said, "Do you know who that is? " "No, of course not." "He's the Chief Justice of the New York State Supreme Court."
And the lesson I learned that day -- what does it cost you to be polite, to treat everyone you meet as a decent and respectable person, to be friendly and gracious to all? -- Nothing, nothing -- but, what wonderful good cheer you can leave behind you.
Merry Christmas, my friend--
The Rev'd Douglas C. Burger
Messages In This Thread