Mister Ron's Basement II
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Thur, Apr 1 2010

Mister Ron's Basement #1636

Max Adeler's published writings in books is a small sampling of his total output -- he wrote for Philadelphia newspapers for decades from the 1860s through the 1880s, and much of his work is simply buried.

Oddly enough, we have found a good deal of Adeler material in New Zealand newspapers from the period, and we will be reading some this week.

Adeler had a knack for tall tales, and this one is absolutely the tallest!

Or is it the shortest?

From 1879, we present 'One of Max Adeler's Stunning Facts.'

Time: approx five and a half minutes

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