Our Sister Republic: A Gala Trip Through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70. Adventure and Sight-Seeing in the Land of the Aztecs, with Picturesque Descriptions of the Country and the People, and Reminiscenses of the Empire and Its Downfall Albert S. Evans

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Our Sister Republic: A Gala Trip Through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70. Adventure and Sight-Seeing in the Land of the Aztecs, with Picturesque Descriptions of the Country and the People, and Reminiscenses of the Empire and Its Downfall  by  Albert S. Evans

Our Sister Republic: A Gala Trip Through Tropical Mexico in 1869-70. Adventure and Sight-Seeing in the Land of the Aztecs, with Picturesque Descriptions of the Country and the People, and Reminiscenses of the Empire and Its Downfall by Albert S. Evans
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smuggled into the country, and so the Republic is not only swindled out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in the time of its most urgent necessity generally, but is put to a heavy expense to suppress the rebellion. The only parties who profit by the pronunciamento are those who get up the scheme and the leader of the forces in rebellion. The men forced into the army of the pronunciados, and the regular troops of the Republic, are the victims who meet death every time these outbreaks occur.

This game has been played over and over, year after year, at the expense of every administration, legitimate or otherwise, which has held power at the time. It is not to be wondered at that the rich grow richer, and the poor poorer, year by year, under such a state of things, and that legitimate trade and industry are finally crushed out and disappear. CHAPTER IT. FROM ZAPOTLAN TO GUADALAJARA.

T7E were under a cloud, as it were, in Zapotlan, where we arrived somewhat unexpectedly, in advance of the time which had been fixed upon by the population, and the reception of Mr. Seward, though hospitable, lacked the warmth and enthusiasm we had noticed elsewhere on our trip. We left Zapotlan on the 17th of October, therefore, with no feelings of regret, even in view of the fact, that by prolonging our stay a few days we might have been enabled to assist at the bull-fights, which were to last a full week, and for which a large amphitheatre was being erected, and extensive preparations making.

The bull-fights were to be followed by cock-fights, on a grand scale. It is a little singular that the people of the towns where the festivals of the Saints are celebrated with the greatest furore, take the most delight in the cruel and demoralizing amusements o...



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