Books: Cobb on Corn

RED LIKKER—Irvin S. Cobb—Cosmopolitan ($2.50).

Kentucky is the State once proud of its whiskey, women and steeds. Of his native State's whiskey from the pioneers to the Prohibitionists, Author Cobb betrays some knowledge. Excerpt: "Just about the time they first began making red likker here in Kentucky, which was back in pioneer days, there was a craze on for French names among our people. As a result there's a Bourbon County and a Fayette County and a town named Paris and a town named Versailles . . . so maybe they named it...

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