The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Opinion

October 29, 2013

Will Rogers Daily Telegrams 10-30-2013

ENID, Okla. — WILL ROGERS’ DISPATCH

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Dec. 3, 1926, The Hall-Mills jurymen turned in the verdict they had 25 days ago. For economy’s sake, if for nothing else, why don’t we let the jurymen render their verdict when they are sworn in instead of when they are sworn out. Yours for economic justice,

Will Rogers.

P.S. Of course we would miss the pictures of the trials, and I doubt if Americans would stand for that.

Will.

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ROGERS SEES TROUBLE AHEAD AS CONGRESS MEETS TODAY

CHICAGO, Ill. — Dec. 5. 1926, Congress meets tomorrow morning. Let us all pray, Oh, Lord, give us strength to bear that which is about to be inflicted upon us. Be merciful with them, Oh Lord, for they know not what they are doing. Amen.

Will Rogers.

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MR. ROGERS CALLS SESSION

OF CONGRESS JUST A DAY LOST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Dec. 6, 1926, Congress met and adjourned right away. One more day’s salary for six hundred went up the taxpayers’ flue. When do the taxpayers adjourn on pay

The President’s message comes tomorrow. That’s another day lost.

Yours, Will.

P.S. The farmers will get no relief before Wednesday — maybe late Wednesday.

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ROGERS SEES RUMANIAN CRISIS AS A GOOD JOKE ON THE FAMILY

UTICA, N. Y. — Dec. 7, 1926, Last week everybody was worrying about who would be King of Rumania. Good joke old Nick played on the whole family; he is just going to succeed himself.

Babblings from the Balkins.

Will.

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WILL ROGERS ANALYZES A DIFFERENCE IN VIEWPOINTS

NEW YORK, N. Y. — Dec. 8, 1926, Did you ever see a man as tickled with the way a country is running as Mr. Coolidge is Makes a lot of difference from where you are sitting. From an agrarian when I can afford it. Will.

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WILL ROGERS FINDS A FLAW IN HIGH STANDARD OF LIVING TALK

NEW YORK, N. Y. — Dec. 9, 1926, Every official in the Government and every prominent manufacturer is forever bragging about our “high standard of living.” Why, we could always have lived this high if we had wanted to live on the instalment plan. Yours, Will.

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WILL ROGERS HAS DINNER WITH ‘THE WET NURSE FOR MARYLAND’

BALTIMORE, Md. — Dec. 10, 1926, Just had dinner tonight with a guy that has every earmark of the next renter for the White House in case Cal don’t renew his lease. There ain’t but one thing will hold this fellow back and that ain’t much, but you know how voters are. He is a Democrat. He is now the wet nurse for Maryland.

Yours for likely prospects.

Will.

Enid News & Eagle is republishing Will Rogers’ daily syndicated column, Daily Telegrams, in chronological order. The collection was edited and republished by Oklahoma State University Press in 1978 and under copyright of the Will Rogers Memorial Commission.

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