....Select bits from 1866, 1874 & 1875
Remember a few pages ago, I mentioned that the St Cloud Journal was the successor to Jane Grey Swisshelm's "Visiter" newspaper? Well, here're a few interesting articles from the Journal--partly to illustrate the we-can-do-ANYTHING mood of the times--like this first article--and partly as a reminder of day to day stuff they dealt with--like the runaway horses on St Germain Street. If you're from St Cloud or the area, you'll recognize names like Herberger and Metzroth.
Some of this is just plain cool, and one is very sad.