Letters, Apr. 8, 1940

He Who Got Spanked


I sure was surprised a couple weeks ago when your correspondent called me up long distance at Midland, Texas, asking me about that ad I had put in the Wall Street Journal.

He asked me a lot of questions that I answered as well as I could, but we were having a honey of a dust storm with a 60-mile wind and I couldn't make him hear very good so I couldn't find out why you were interested.

I didn't figure that ad made any news that TIME would be interested in.

The next day I drove 345 miles into...

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