Epistles from Pap: Letters from the man known as 'The Will Rogers of Indiana'
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Epistles from Pap: Letters from the man known as 'The Will Rogers of Indiana'

By Andrew Everett Durham
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  • EPISTLES FROM PAP: LETTERS FROM THE MAN KNOWN AS 'THE WILL ROGERS OF INDIANA'
  • CHAPTER I: EARLY YEARS—1899-1911
    • FIRST TASTE OF THE OUTSIDE WORLD
      • HELP THE KIDS START OUT BUT DON'T HURRY THEM
    • CHAPTER II: THE WILL ROGERS OF HOOSIER POLITICS—1913-1930
      • PROOF OF FITNESS
      • WHO'S WASTEFUL NOW?
      • SENATORIAL ASPIRANT
      • EMBARRASSING MOMENT
      • THE 75 CENT MYSTERY BILL
      • TO THE COMMITTEE ON SKY LIGHTS?
      • WAXING POETIC OVER FIRST LOVE
      • ADVICE IN A CUSTODY BATTLE
      • NO CHARGE
      • THE COSTS OF PUBLIC OFFICE
      • HIS OPINIONS CARRY WEIGHT
      • AS GOOD AS WILL ROGERS
      • THE HAZARDS OF TRYING A COME-BACK
      • SWAMPED
      • ADVICE TO A YOUNG PRISONER
      • A LONG WAY FROM HOME
      • THE DEMOCRATIC 'STRIKE' OF 1925
    • CHAPTER III: FAMILY YEARS, BULL BREEDING AND GOOD CREDIT—1930-1940
      • OUTRAGED OVER SORORITY POWER
      • DAUGHTERS ADORNED LIKE UNTO CLEOPATRA
      • CHRISTMAS CHAOS AND AMAZING FREIGHT
      • NAME CHANGE NEEDED
      • TAKING CHANCES
      • PLIGHT OF THE RAILROADS
      • WET, DRY OR MOIST?
      • A DAMAGED BULL STORY
      • THE REPLY OF "THE BULL."
      • STAMP OUT SMALL BANKS?
      • A FAN OF THE OLD SCHOOL
      • CONSIDERABLE DIFFERENCE
      • COLUMBIA NO PLACE TO GO TO SCHOOL
      • RICHARD FAIRFAX—A BULL STORY WITHOUT PEER
      • STICK WITH THE ARTICLES
      • IN THE WILD WEST
      • AND SHE'S GOOD LOOKING TOO
      • MISTAKEN FOR DILLINGER
      • THE HOSPITAL NEEDS A CHECK-UP.
      • ASKING HELP WITH MONEY
      • IT'S NO PICNIC
      • AUNT MARGARET'S SPLASH IN JOURNALISM
      • RUSSELLVILLE HAS GOOD CREDIT AT THE WALDORF
      • HAVEN'T YOU EVER HEARD A RADIO?
    • CHAPTER IV: THE WAR YEARS—1942-1945
      • NOT TRYING IS WORSE
      • HELPING THE WAR EFFORT
      • AVOIDING A STATE OF NATURE
      • CROSSING THE RAILROADS
      • NOT IN THE FDIC AND PROUD OF IT
      • ORDERING STOVE PARTS
      • LAND AWAY FROM HOME
      • LET THE BRIDE CALL THE TUNE
      • SOME SIMILARITY
      • THE CONSTRAINED ROMANCE OF UNCLE ERNEST
      • THE HAY AND FEED RACKET
      • PATRIOTS DEBATE—THE BALLOT OR THE BOTTLE?
      • A PATRIOTIC CANCELLATION
      • HOW TO SELL
      • COPING ON HIS OWN
      • MEAT SCARCE, EVERYTHING UP BUT FARM INCOME
      • CONTROLLING SQUIRRELS IS TOUGH ON THE ROOF
    • CHAPTER V: LAST THINGS—1946-1954
      • NEVER ON A SUNDAY
      • FOR CLARITY'S SAKE
      • THANKS FOR THE COMPLIMENT ANYWAY
      • TICKETS TO THE INDY 500
      • SOME GENUINE INDIANA MAPLE 'MOLASSES'
      • WHERE'S THE BEEF?
      • CUBAN DIVORCE, NOT HORSE DISEASE
      • A BETTER USE FOR 'REMOVABLE SEATS'?
      • OF QUESTIONABLE REPUTE
      • SPECULATION NO, BOARDERS MAYBE
      • A SPECIALIST IN FASHION REFORM
      • SKIP THE 'HEARTS AND HANDS'
      • FAST THINKING IN A REVOLVING DOOR
      • A PASS
      • A MODEST FAMILY ART SHOWING
      • JUDGING BY THE DAMPNESS
      • HITLER'S FAVORITE PICTURE IS SAFE
      • METHODIST PIONEERS THINK OF PERU
      • THE INDOMITABLE BETTIE LOCKE
      • ANOTHER EARLY FEMINIST
      • FINDING 'THE BEST PLACE TO EAT' ON THE ROAD
      • FINANCIAL ADVICE TO A WORLD TRAVELER
      • PAYING OUR OWN WAY
      • BEWARE DOCTORS AND WATCH THE COWS
      • THE GRAND CHAMPION HAM
      • THANKS FOR THE BACKING
      • FOR BALANCE, LET CANADA GO IT ALONE
      • KANSAS CAN BE CRUEL
      • A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING
      • SOUTH IN A BOX CAR, NORTH IN A CADILLAC
      • SOMETHING ON THE CARPET
    • CHAPTER VI: TO SOUTH AMERICA AND BACK
      • EMBARKING FROM NEW ORLEANS
      • THE PILOTS UNION
      • TIME IS A SEASONING AT ANTOINE'S
      • SHIPBOARD AND ST. THOMAS
      • HOTEL 1829
      • WATER SHORTAGE
      • SAILING DOWN THE 'RIVER OF JANUARY'
      • UNIQUE TRAFFIC PATTERNS
      • CAVERNOUS EX-CASINO
      • DOM PEDRO AND HIS MANY FANS
      • BRIGHTENING PROSPECTS
      • LABOR AND CLIMATE
      • NO MINK SOUTH OF KEY WEST?
      • INTERVIEWED BY THE URUGUAY PRESS
      • LIVESTOCK—REAL AND BRONZED
      • CLEARED FOR BUENOS AIRES
      • JOCKEY'S CLUB—WHERE THE BEEF IS
      • EVALUATING THE WOMEN
      • OVER THE ANDES BY AIR
      • IN CHILE: ROCKY ROADS, BIG 'FARM'
      • QUEST FOR HOT WATER
      • TREE FENCES AND OX CARTS
      • WORLDS OF CASTE
      • A WHALE OF A FUNDO
      • THE MISSING PURSE
      • SHIPBOARD TO LIMA
      • TOO MUCH MONEY
      • WHERE INQUISITION 'RELIEVED' THE RICH
      • A VISIT TO THE INCA RUINS
      • STREET NOISES AND GAMES
      • FALSE CROSSES ABOUND
      • SHIP'S WHISTLE MARKS CROSSING OF EQUATOR
      • COFFEE BY THE TON, NOT CUPFUL
      • HOT TIMES IN THE CANAL ZONE
      • TO THE ATLANTIC BY SHIP
      • TO THE PACIFIC BY RAIL
      • RUINS OF OLD PANAMA
      • HUNTING FOR SHOE LACES
      • THE OLD SPANISH TRAIL
      • WEST POINT CONNECTION
      • THE HAZARDS OF FLIGHT
      • GUM FOR THE EARS
      • PALACE AND MARKET
      • JUST SIGN ON THE LINE
      • BACK TO "COLD" WEATHER
      • INSIDER TOUR OF MEXICO CITY
      • DRIVER KNOWS HIS WAY AROUND
      • 10% OFF ON 60 ROOSTERS
      • CHURCHES AND PYRAMIDS
      • THIEVES MARKET, PRIVATE SERENADE
      • TREASURED HOMES
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