Lester Lurk presents:
“The life and times of humorist, vaudevillian
and movie star, Will Rogers”
October 22, (Wednesday), 2014 at 7:00 pm, SCHS General Membership meeting
At Lindbergh High School in Anne Morrow Lindbergh Room
Lester Lurk, a Ste. Genevieve businessman, much resembles Will Rogers. Lester will tell us about the life and times of Will Rogers, the humorist, vaudevillian and movie star. Lester has a mission to keep the memory of Will Rogers alive and vibrant for all, including the younger generations. Hearing Lester speak, you will not know he is not Will Rogers himself.
At Lindbergh High School in Anne Morrow Lindbergh Room The doors open at 6:30, event starts at 7:00 pm.Feel free to arrive early to get a good seat, socialize, and see what various offerings there are that night.
See directions to Lindbergh High School in Anne Morrow Lindbergh Room.
See other SCHS events in the fall of 2014.
Lester Lurk spoke on Will Rogers, Wednesday night to Sappington-Concord Historical Society. He talked on the life and times of Will Rogers including his friendship with Charles Lindbergh. He related a number of famous Will Rogers quotes and finished his talk with the quote, “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” It was an informative and fun talk for SCHS members and visitors. Thank you Lester and SCHS members for making such a pleasant evening together!
Learn more about Will Rogers and Lester Lurk
Photos, links to web articles, famous Will Rogers quotes
Photos below of Lester Lurk as Will Rogers at the Will Rogers Wiley Post Annual Fly-In adjacent to the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch northeast of Oologah, Oklahoma.
Photos below of Will Rogers
Political commentator and humorist, Will Rogers, is well know for his wise cracks about politics, such as:
“A fool and his money are soon elected.”
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/will_rogers_2.html#ft7Y1ytkYGMG8Le9.99
“I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”
Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/will_rogers.html#pUyUKezamgj3lYet.99
The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/will_rogers.html#pUyUKezamgj3lYet.99
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what’s going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate? Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/will_rogers.html#pUyUKezamgj3lYet.99
Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice doggie’ until you can find a rock. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/w/will_rogers_2.html#ft7Y1ytkYGMG8Le9.99
He also had sage advice on how to live, such as:
“Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is.”
“Never miss a good chance to shut up.”
“I never met a man that I didn’t like.”
“When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging.” http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/132444.Will_Rogers
“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/132444.Will_Rogers
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