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Archive for February, 2007

by Emmett Smith

AT The end of last year, the Blue Earth County Attorney, Mr Ross Arneson, was exercised according to press-reports by the actions of an old man out in LeHillier, just west of Old Mankato.  LeHillier for long time has been a raffish quarter, and it is widely-pilloried as home today to loads of (more…)

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by Emmett  Smith 

THERE Are from time-to-time reports of these here Fat Little Black Shiny Squirrels, right here in Indian-haunted old Mankato, brooding under its rotting mansard roofs.  We had them out in LeHillier when I was married and I’m sorry to tell you that I did them in with poisoned peanuts intended for The Moles.  I will not say it is the fault of Lindsay Morson’s English grandmother, but she was a decided neighbour, er, neighbor lady who had no time for any “vermin” in her garden, thank you!

ACTUALLY, If anybody is to blame it’s Renzo Rist, the oldtime seedcorn-dealer….

THE Fault of course is really (more…)

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by Emmett Smith

                                                   26 February 2007

DEAR Tee Jay & Mr Batt, here’s about Amos Owen and the Little People — I hope it will go good in yer “website” there, Turtledoctor (like the Hostess “Twinkies” did with Navaho Tribal Policeman Jim Chee’s coffee!)

NEXT Time I’ll give you fellows the lowdown on the North Mankato Shiny Little Fat Black Squirrels and Renzo Rist, the seedcorn-man, and what Linda Mattson said (more…)

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