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All-Story - April 8, 1916 - Thuvia, Maid of Mars 1/3
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ERB Odyssey PERPETUAL CALENDAR
Compiled by Bill Hillman
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1929: Complains about royalties paid by McClurg
1930: Leaves foreign agent, Curtis Brown. Dissatisfied with Methuen & dwindling foreign sales
1935: Times photographers stake out Ed's house
1942: Completes the first of a series of radio programs which CBS plans to air weekly on the mainland
June 30, 1917: All-Story Magazine: The Lad and the Lion

1914: LL is purchased by All-Story

Oak Park Residence

1917: Returns to Oak Park to buy a larger home at 700 Linden Ave
1933: 3-7th Family vacation trip to Death Valley - Described in Death Valley Expedition of the Intrepid Thirty-Threers
1893: 4-6 Columbian Saddle Horse Show - Detroit Riding Club
1918: How I Became an Author in the Fine Arts Supplement of the Chicago Examiner


1924: Article Out of Time's Abyss in The Urbanite
(paper of sons' military academy)
1935: Ed & Flo fly to Vegas for wedding & to LA
1893: Rides with the Orchard Lake Cadets in exhibition drills with and without saddle & equipment
1920: Mother Mary Evaline Burroughs dies in California
1935: Leave for Hawaiian honeymoon on S.S. Lurline - Captain's table with Jeanette McDonald
1893: Ed & his horse, Captain, win 2nd prize. Audience & newspapers are enthusiastic
1917: US declares war on Germany


1927:  Play: "Mary Who?" aka "Why Razz the Kids"  aka "Holy Bonds of Wedlock" is commenced. It was perhaps written for Joan but was never published
ERB Riding Champ on Horse, Captain

Son John re-enacting ERB's Cavalry Days

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1941: Diary entries indicate that Ed has fallen into deep depression & complete withdrawal

ERB in deep yawn

1945: Jack sends a letter to Hulbert suggesting that they find ways to keep Ed from returning to California as he believes his father is considering marriage
1948: LA Times reports ERB is at fault in a 3-car accident on Ventura Blvd outside ERB offices 
April 8, 1916: All-Story Magazine: Thuvia, Maid of Mars
The ERB DooDad

1935: Dock at Honolulu & receive leis sent by Florence's friend Janet Gaynor

1935 (to May 11) Newlyweds swim, surf & relax on their honeymoon in Hawaii
MMA Barracks

1894: Ed is demoted to Cadet for "gross neglect of duty while Officer of the Day." 

1892: While confined to MMA barracks is apprehended climbing thru window 

Telegram: Your son deserted today


1914: EL starts 6-part run in Evening World
1892: makes a successful escape from MMA & leaves for home
1940: Flo & kids & her Packard sedan sail for Hawaii on S.S. Matsonia to live. Ed is soon to follow
1942: Promoted to major in the BMTC
1945: Laugh It Off praise for Dem. Pres. Truman. Criticizes errors in Encyc. Britannica  on Indians & General Christmas
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Michigan Military Academy
1892: returns home & complains of  harsh treatment at MMA
1929: Hully & Jack rejected by West Point
1892: Major Burroughs receives a telegraph from King at MMS "Your son deserted Thursday letter will follow." 
1914: Starts  A Carthoris Story (TMM)


1927: The War Chief appears in Argosy All-Story in 5 parts
1931: Tells United Features not to use children in the Sunday colour page

1934: Moves from Garden of Allah to 2029 Pinehurst Road - seeing Florence

1907: Ed is promoted to Manager of the Steno Dept at Sears and excels
MMA Mess Interior

1892: King sends a letter detailing Ed's offenses. Ed decides to return to the Academy and take his punishment

1941: Sends Rothmund instructions to be followed after his death

Fighting Man of Mars in Blue Book: May 1930

1894: Homesick Ed indignantly explains his side of the MMA offense in a letter to his father. He later climbs back up through the ranks to Captain
1918: JOby McClurg & illos by St. John
1925: The Red Hawk the last of the MMa trilogy
Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar by St. John

1930: Sends article Entertainment is Fiction's Purpose Writer's Digest

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1919: Studley's wife, Mary dies in childbirth. A broken Studley moves to Tarzana where he designs a golf course

Tarzana with Golf Course

Hillmans at Kailula Bay: 1999
1940: Rents out Beverly Hills home & leaves for Hawaii on S.S. Monterey - to live in Kailula Bay beachhouse

1944: Returns to Honolulu on a hospital plane after completing a 7,000 mile mission
1893: Sends a letter home describing school pranks followed by an appeal for money to buy a fiery cavalry horse -"Captain"
1939: Another re-write of 1914's Angel's Serenade (rejected)
1898: Seeking army employment, Ed writes Colonel Rogers for assistance
1947: Sends an inquiry to the LA Examiner who reported ERB as being deceased in their review of Tarzan and the Huntress
1942: Ashton Dearholt dies

April 16, 1927: The War Chief

1931: Hires Van Nuys High School teacher Bischoff to proofread galley proofs of TI
Tarzan, Guard of the Jungle in Blue Book (Tarzan the Invincible)
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1935: Tarzan & Jane TQ rejected by  Argosy - too stereotyped
Blue Book October 1935
1919: Starts "Under the Red Flag" MMa
1920: TU by McClurg
1937: Speech over radio station KFI in support of the reelection of Mayor Frank L. Shaw
1942: Inspection tour of  island defences with Major Steere, Hawaiian Provost Marshall
1924: Moscow journal laments that pirated ERB novels are more popular than books about Marxism
1930: FMM

1940: TC starts in Blue Book

Tarzan and the Champion in Blue Book: April 1940

Russian Edition of The Moon Maid

1930: writes Tarzan Jr. for the  miniature Fairy Castle Collection at Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago. ERB & Jack illustrate this one of a kind tiny book 

February 21, 1925: Argosy: The Moon Maid

1932: First 3 Murder Mysteries appear in Script


1932: JG in ERB Inc. Studley Burroughs illos - first DooDad appearance- What Good is Fiction?
on DJ
943: Starts detailed account of the trip on the Shaw in a 60-page story, "The Diary of a Confused Old Man or Buck Burroughs Rides Again."

1943: Writes a letter (unsent) to Senator Johnson ~ Highly critical of treatment received from the Navy - Refused to recognize his army or correspondent credentials - Recommends the unification of American forces
Salt Lake City Residence
1904: Idaho gold dredging company fails. Ed takes a job as railroad policeman for the Oregon Short Line RR at Salt Lake City. He is armed with a Colt six-gun, serial number 70495. They live at  111 North Fifth West Street
ERB: (JCB) Railroad Policeman

 
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The events in this ERB Calendar have been collated and excerpted from
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ERB: The War Years

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