1907. After graduating from the newly built Purdue University, Ade
wrote for some newspapers in Lafayette before moving to Chicago
where he found work at The Morning News, which later became the
Chicago Record. He began publishing his own work in 1896, and kept
writing for the rest of his life. He was well known as a humorist
and for his tongue-in-cheek style of writing. Contents: The Sorrows
of the Unemployed and the Danger of Changing from Bill to Harold;
Sorrowful Bill and the Sour Grapes and Sympathetic Sep; What the
College Incubator Did for One Modest Lambkin; The Subordinate Who
Saw a Great Light; Rugged Hiram and Hiram's Giddy Wife; The Lecture
Tickets That Were Bought but Never Used; The Escape of Arthur and
the Salvation of Herbert; The Up-to-Date Atlas Who Carried the
World on His Shoulders; Hazel's Two Husbands and What Became of
Them; The Galley Slave Who Was Just About To but Never Did; The
Willing Collegian Who Was Hunting for a Foothold; The Town Lover or
How the Lady-Killer Blew Up in the Stretch; The Attempt to Spruce
Up the Family and Give It a Standing; The Unhappy Financier and the
Discontented Rube; The Thoughtful Wife Who Tried to Give Henry a
Restful Vacation; The Coming-Out Girl and a Few of Her Keen
Guesses; The Soft Thing, and Some of the Things That Were Done to
Him; The Cub Lover, the Superior Dad, and the Lady Who Told the
Truth; The Honest Effort to Go the Distance and Then the Melancholy
Fluke; The Unsympathetic Parent Who Turned Down Three Different
Varieties; The Ninety-Pound Knight-Errant and His Lady Fair; and
The Fearsome Feud Between the First Families. See other titles by
this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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