Real history, through the eyes of a fictional person
Tuesday, October 1, 1912
Milton Bass, the soap-eating horse thief of whom I wrote earlier, has died in the penitentiary, as he predicted. He died of consumption and not soap, however.
The “Grapevine Twist” has been banned at all University of Illinois dances. They say it is even worse than the “Texas Tommy,” which was banned last year.