Postville Post in Postville, Iowa
17 Aug 1882

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Postville Post in Postville, Iowa
17 Aug 1882

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Postville Post (Newspaper) - August 17, 1882, Postville, Iowa Fon the discotto Lacsko a h me ii. By Benj. F. John80x. Tho summer winds in Elf fun round the by Dojnia locus Trees and the Clover in the pastur if a big Day for the by cd Anil Lioy Ben a a Login Honey above Board and on Tho sly til they stutter in their Buzzi nand stagger As Lioy Fly. The Aitor on the Fence rails poors to jest spit on bin we Ign and Roll up his feathers by the Sassy Way he Kilgro and Tom hoj Fly is a Hottin up his fore legs Fer Bias and Ilin Munro is a switching All of Hor Tail they is. Yon Enn Irir the Blacic Birds Jawin a they follow a plow Oil Lii a in bound to pot their breakfast o they re nut n Uii Riu How so Lioy quarrel in the fumes and they quarrel on the Wing 13u.1 they re peaceable in pot pies than any other thing. And it s when i git my shot gun drawer up in Tiddy rect j3ho�s a full of Triber Lottion As a Yaller Jack Eva Noat. And a few shots fore dinner when the Sun s of Shin in right Jse emn to kind of Borto Sharpen up a Feller s Appeal to. Thoy h Boon a Heap o rain but Tho Sun s out today and Tho Clouart of the wet spell is All cleared away and the Woods is All the Greener and the grass is Greener still it May Nfn agin to Morrow but i Don t thins it will. Some Sny Tho crops is ruined and the corns j dummies but j and or Plikay the wheat will be a failure without d but i a Sut the kind Providence that has never failed As Yot i will be on hand Mccot More at the seventh hour i i bet i. A does Tho Medder Lark comp Aln As be swims High and dry \ through the Waves of the wind and the Bine of the sky 7 decs the Quail sit up and whittle in a disappointed Way ? or hang his head in silence and sorrow ail the Day ? 2s the Chipmunk s health a Falun ? does be walk or does he run ? Don t the Buzzards ooze around up then just like they Alius done is they anything the matter with the rooster s Imga or i lice t Ort a mortal be complaint u when dumb animals re j Joice 7 i then let is one and All be contented with on lot Tho june la Here Thia morning and the Sun is shining hot of let us fill our hearts up with the glory of the Day and banish every doubt and care and sorrow far Way i i whatever be our station with Providence for guide j such Ort to make us satisfied. For the world is jail of roses and the roses full of j Dew and the Dew is full of heavenly love that drips for 1 Roe and you. Indianapol journal. \ the revenger. Pop a yes " take that big Basket with the broken tale an dig me bout a Peck o Pota a foes. Look Lively now. Don t stand j there staring at me like a dumb thing. I try around. Yes pop it thick set Little fellow Black As the Ace of Spades seized the Bosket miss faithful Sharpe designated with her lean Ioro Finger and started out. In the Garden Andy miss faithful s Nephew and the cause of much of Lier tribulation was engaged in weeding. He averaged one Weed a minute. At that rate it would take about three months of constant work to Clear the ibets. But Andy did t care. He listed work and it would t have Dis. Dressed him if the Garden had remained unneeded from the beginning to the end of the year. His aunt s example and her Many maxims and Long lectures on the nobility of honest toil never had any perceptible effect upon him. A what Are you going to do Loop he asked As his co sufferer who viewed things pretty much As Mars Andy did emerged from the House. " join to dig  digging potatoes had always been hateful work in Andy s eyes before. But now it did not strike him to. Anything was better than weeding. " say pop i la dig the potatoes if you la Weed pop Hook his head. " Oan to Mars Andy he answered. Ole missus she Tole me i d got to go and get dese Yere taters my own self an Mot Stop fooling Roun with nobody. She a says she spec Mars Andy a who to a me to Weed an so. She Tole me not to Stop this was delivered very glibly for pop hated weeding As much As Andy did and never found any difficulty in framing an excuse. " of pshaw said Andy who did not think of doubting pop b veracity knowing As he did his aunt s opinion of his Industry. " that s the Way she always talks. She Don t mean nothing. Give one the Ldawn to mar Sandy and pop Clung with a Well simulated shiver of fear to the broken bail. .01o missus she d take an Tor de head Square off n me deed she " she now you know you re Gassi pop. There Ain t As much fight in her 8 she makes out but. Go Long. I believe i d druther Weed anyhow said Andy making the the inevitable. " i Only know one. Thing you re that mean a jew would t buy Yon pop proceeded to the potato Patch with a heavy heart Andy s last words Cut deep. He wondered How he could make peace and turned out the contents of his pockets thinking he might find Isom thing to propitiate the Friend whose Friendship was so dear to him. But nothing appeared of sufficient value 1o a serve As a peace offering an Alligator s a tooth a Rattlesnake s rattle a big Cone piece of string the Core of a turnip a i Glass Button and a piece of Rusty Iron. For none of these things would Andy  of adv he had plenty like them Only better. Two boys in. Close conversation came to the rail Fence making the Road which led to the River half a mile off. Pop. Pricked up his ears on hearing some. To thug one of. Them said and ran to re peat it to Andy forgetting in his excitement All about their recent difference. " i say Mars Andy now s our Chance. We can get Eben wid Dat Bob Harris and Tim Waters for stealing our clo6s when we was in a swimming Las sat Day. Dey s gone Down now to go in " Good look i " oried Andy. " i did t believe we d get a Hance for revenge so soon. get through your potatoes. Pop and let s be off. Well show pm that stealing clothes is a trick we can Plav at pop was t ten minutes digging the potatoes. Then he walked softly around to Tho Kitchen window which was open for the weather was very warm and succeeded in setting the Basket on the Deal without attracting the attention of Argus eyed miss faithful. A Little later when she went to the door to see How the boy s weeding progressed neither of the boys were t be seen and she screamed their names until she was hoarse without eliciting any reply save from the echoing Pine Woods. The boys proceeded with great caution As they neared the River. In the Middle of it Lay a Small Island almost overgrown with bashes which afforded a capital screen. On Beother Sidof this Island from where the boys were the water was very deep but nearest to them it was so shallow that they could Wade across with ease and perfect safety. Very careful to make no noise they hunted around among the Bushes until they found two Pilos of clothes. Hastily picking them no they ran off with them just As a shout was raised by some one in the deep water. " Yon know h

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