As very few of the better class of workingmen could be got for such work, these specimens of the new American hero contained an assortment of the criminals and thugs of the city, besides Negroes and the lowest foreigners-Greeks, Roumanians
, Sicilians, and Slovaks.
She knew all the statesmen of that region, Turks, Bulgarians, Montenegrins, Roumanians
, Greeks, Armenians, and nondescripts, young and old, the living and the dead.
The members of the West Wind's dynasty are modified in a way by the regions they rule, as a Hohenzollern, without ceasing to be himself, becomes a Roumanian
by virtue of his throne, or a Saxe-Coburg learns to put the dress of Bulgarian phrases upon his particular thoughts, whatever they are.
A study of Assimilation Amoung the Roumanians
of United States.
(22) Likewise, the Manitoba Free Press published a review of Goldman's talk under the headline "She Abuses Our Freedom of Speech." Its review began by suggesting that the venue was "stuffily" crowded, and the audience "was largely composed of Russians, Roumanians
, socialists and trade unionists." In what it no doubt considered a great witticism and mockery, it then described the crowd as "thoroughly cosmopolitan." The Free Press also inserted parenthetical remarks to indicate audience response to the speaker--for example, when Goldman stated that every government sided with the rich "for the purpose of crushing the people," it inserted a cheer.