Segment Synopsis: He testifies against Mrs. Egan, who was contesting
her brother's will. He said that her brother
was "sober as a judge" when he made the will,
and the court broke out laughing, because he
wasn't the soberest judge. He accused Mr. Egan
of drinking, and she lost the case. He had
been boarding there, but moved.
Segment Synopsis: He came West with friends from Ashville, North
Carolina, because after the Civil War, times
were bad in the South. He wouldn't stay in
Seattle because of the rain. Too many nationalities
for him in southern California.
Segment Synopsis: Roosevelt's bank holiday. Elmer sent back
East to look into the bank situation because
of the lack of information, and he finds
they're in a big mess. Elmer is the courier
for $200,000 in bonds from Moscow to Spokane,
which shocks the Spokane banker. Elmer's
warning is credited with saving the Moscow
bank. He goes down to California to personally
collect a mortgage.
Segment Synopsis: Harding: how he was picked behind the scenes.
He is bought by oil interests. His choice
for secretary of the interior is murdered by
his woman, who threatens to expose the
Republicans. Teapot Dome. Coolidge asks
Borah for advice on cabinet corruption. A
drunken politician who decided sites for
hospitals said that he was no worse than