Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 73)

A mechanically satisfying midday diversion for you  . . .

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The Immigrants: “from huts and shacks to bright white frame farmhouses and big red barns, cattle and chickens and hogs and huge vegetable gardens. . . .”

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Pull of a Place Division (cont.)

Your Late Night Lady: “Subject: The Immigrants.

“I am sure dozens . . . no, hundreds of your readers have stories to tell like that of Mounds View Swede‘s ancestors. And your younger readers should pay attention. Continue reading “The Immigrants: “from huts and shacks to bright white frame farmhouses and big red barns, cattle and chickens and hogs and huge vegetable gardens. . . .””

The ice-cream server “rattled off about 40 different kinds of ice cream.” And which flavor won him over?

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Al B of Hartland reports: “‘Would you like to hear our flavors?’ asked the server in an ice-cream shop.

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