The talented musician, Ludwig, wanted little to do with the Catholic Church or its priests, which isn’t completely surprising.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Chamber of Commerce president and executive director Debi Bray’s conversation continues:
Last week we told the tale of the 1902 shooting of Raymond hotel owner, Ben Ducker, by an unidentified trooper from Company E of the 3rd U.S. Cavalry.
I am lucky to have had only one father-in-law. He’s been called hardheaded, good-hearted, a good poker player, much worse and much better.
The conversation with Debi Bray, president and executive director of the Madera District Chamber of Commerce, continues:
More than a decade ago, I became an announcer for the Madera Old Timers Day Parade.
Whatever you want to call it — jinxing myself, speaking too soon, or forgetting to knock on wood — I did it. I got hurt.