Tue, 22 June 2010
Tue, June 22 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1710
Back in Episode #1418, we read 'Spoopendyke at Death's Door,' which was obligingly photocopied by a fan from the 1883-84 edition of 'St. Jacob's Oil Family Calendar and Book of Health and Humor for the Million.'
We now have the entire booklet and it is chock full of great stories by some of our favorite authors!
In the past we have featured funny stories by Sweet and Knox, the editors of 'Texas Siftings.' Today's hilarious piece is by these guys. It's called 'Trials and Tribulations in Texas.' The artwork below is quite important in your enjoyment of this story.
Time: approx eight and a half minutes
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