Sun, 7 October 2007
Sun, Oct 07 2007
Mister Ron's Basement #870
Our Monday book serialization is George Ade's 1903 collection, 'In Babel -- Stories of Chicago.' The stories in this book range from the hysterically funny to the pathetically sad. Altogether, they paint a fascinating portrait of turn-of-the-last-century Chicago.
For many years, elevator rides were conducted by 'elevator operators' who often wore uniforms covered with shiny buttons, hence the title character in this story, 'Cupid in Buttons.'
Time: approx thirteen and a half minutes
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