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A Trip Through Mexico

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Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
February
Year
1903
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Frs. W. H. V Interper on "A Trip TIn Mexico" at the oí the La carefully writ:turest of :ho hearers throughout. Mrs. Waite 1)pm:!ii hor paper Trith i resumo oí the histovy of Mexico, of the Toltecs, -'-. , i to the present people, of the eutmnce of Cortex, of his cruel rule, and comparecí the rüle of Cortez with tlnit of President Diaz of the present repablic. She told most clearly of the different revphitlons irid of the following of one i-uier after the other as though they were playing tag, Frs. Waite describcd her recent trip to this interesting country. She told of the bright colors which everywhere prevalí, even the grasa being of the most vivid green. She said that the better classes of Mexicans were rapidly learning English and prophesied that wituin a short time English would almost usurp the place of Spanish as the national language. The churches are magnificent and are fllled witk beautiful gold and silvor plates, candelabra, etc, which have been give by the pious Catholics. The Mexican people have no faint idea of tho Btness of things, aud people among the wealthier classes ofte rent Iheir lower rooms to a shop keepeer, whlle their rooms above an beautiful almost beyond the faintest lmagination of the Americana. The pawn shops and junk shops are the mecea for the Americana wh wish to piek up curios as mementoe of their trips. llore among great heapa of conglomérate things one can often find arttcles of beauty and value. Massive mahogany furniture and beautiful jewelry are often found, whicb have once belonged to great families who are now irupoverished. The entlre paper was filled with incidents and legends of the Mexicans which proved most interesting.