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Ray Francis & Jon Lonas...

aka The Two Old Bags

Clippings

  

By 1918 Arthur Verity had become Ray Francis

  

  

Thanks to the granddaughter of John Lonas for the clipping scans
John Lonas was born in 1891 and died in 1964
Ray Francis was born in 1888, died in 1966

Photos

From above program, click for full program

From above program, click for full program

From above program, click for full program

From above program, click for full program

Finocchio's Publicity Photos

Below, fun trivia from Ancestry.com: 1940 census data
Lonas and Francis (real name, Arthur Verity) are counted as "hotel guests"
and "nightclub entertainers"
while in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
Verity creatively gave his age as 29.