Ames Iowa 13.03.31

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Ames Iowa 13.03.31 - favor of the highway commission. in Bruce...
favor of the highway commission. in Bruce Bairnsfather, whose Friday.^ and and a. m. sharply executed cartoons and drawings some of the humorous and tragic aspects of the World war still live, appeared in Agricultural assembly Thursday afternoon to explain and enrich those works with his own dynamic presence. In his nervous alert manner, Bairnsfather touched briefly on his own experiences in the war, showed slides of some of his most famous drawings, and drew for his audience a number of charcoal sketches of his immortal character. Old Bill. In Old Bill, Ba:rnsfather has, he explained, created a type ot the simple, almost childlike men who made up the bulk of th earmies, and who fought and endured p.nd laughed making the best of their sorry plight. Old Bill is not a caricature of any person, but only Bairnsfath- er's creation of a type from many individuals. Altho the war Is already so remote for most of those who heard Bairnsfather here, his work was nevertheless full of meaning and amusement for them. The final lecture of the Iowa. State college series, of which Bairnsfather's "w.is one. will be given April 1 by Dr. Brun Roselli, head of the Italian department of Vassar college. Dr. Roselli will discuss Mussolini and Italy. he sase nei, Idna Maxwell, F. W. here H, promissory September 1927. the and CORRUPTION COSTS CHICAGO MILLIONS

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  1. Ames Daily Tribune,
  2. 13 Mar 1931, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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