In Indiana: A Resurrection from Desuetude

The postman arrives with a letter calling one's attention to the late George Ade, of Brook, Ind., 80 miles southeast of Chicago. Who? "He belongs in the historical category of Mark Twain," the letter informs, "and Will Rogers, whose philosophy was influenced by George Ade. His celebrous role deserves to be revivified." Did curiosity ever really kill a cat? To the telephone:

John R. Funk, a retired seed-corn executive and president of the George Ade Memorial Association, comes on the line with directions to the old Ade estate as if it blocks out more...

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