Fort Worth Telegram, July 30, 1907.
This goes almost without saying, does it not? Why would you even go into the clown-preaching business if you didn't want a boy farm? But let's learn more about Mr. Wheeler. . .
I think "still suffering from being overcome by the heat" may be a journalistic code, the Texas equivalent of what British tabloids mean when they describe a subject as "overtired and emotional."
Where I come from they call these programs "Hoods in the Woods." Fish in a barrel for chickenhawk uplifters, naturally.
See, it's all about saving our young men from those fallen women, re-routing their youthful energies into more wholesome channels. The agenda is as wholesome as mince pie.