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WILL MAUPIN'S WEEKLY
WILL M. MAUPIN, Editor
Published Weekly at Lincoln, Nebraska, by The
Wageworker Published Company.
"Entered as second-class matter February 3, 191 1, at the post
office at Lincoln, Nebraska, under the Act of March 3, 1879."
ONE DOLLAR THE YEAR
I M II- II
Porfirio Diaz lias reached the bulletin
issuing stage. This means that Porfirio
is in an exceeding bad way.
Of course those accused iron workers
will get a "square deal" in a city abso
lutely dominated by labor haters. Not.
Really we have no objections to Ne
braska going wet regularly for the next
few months. Not too wet, but just wet
Just as soon as men realize that per
sonal liberty ends where public responsi
bility begins, we'll be on the verge of solv
ing some very perplexing problems.
Omaha would have less to complain of
in the matter of up-state prejudice if she
would muzzle a lot of self-appointed
spokesmen for Omaha.
It seems only yesterday that the world
was all agog over the kidnapping of "lit
tle" Eddie Cudahy. And last Tuesday
"little" Eddie was married. Don' it beat
all how time gets behind us?
More than five hundred miners killed
in mine accidents so far this year. Yet
there are those who oppose workingmeu's
compensation acts on the ground that
wages are based on the risk assumed by
Mr. Roosevelt has revived his An
uanias Club long enough to add one more
member. Anybody who disagrees with
Mr. Roosevelt is still eligible to member
ship in the club. Mr. Roosevelt is the
only man of this generation who is in
variably right on all questions. .
Considerable noise is being made about
the loss of the peach crop in various
states, but above it all may be heard the
noise, of Nebraska's growing wheat and
alfalfa. A little later and Nebraska's corn
crop will be growing so rapidly that it
will make a noise like rolling thunder.
The Chicago school board is raising a
fund of $30,000 to pay to whosoever
writes a satisfactory "national anthem."
National anthems have never been writ
ten for money. They are the product of
an occasion, and are rooted in sentiment,
not in dollars. Imagine, if you can, a
man sitting down and writing a "Marsel
laise" for dollars, or a "Star Spangled
Banner" for a prize. When the occasion
arises big enough to warrant, it, we'll
have a national anthem even better than
any we have now. Rut dollars will not
make the occasion,
Will Maupin's Weekly is for Lincoln, for Lincoln wet
or dry -will continue to grow and prosper; will continue
growing bigger, broader and busier. Keep that in mind.
Don't be misled by those who tell you that Lincoln will
be "shot all to hell" financially and industrially without
licensed saloons. Nothing to it! Do not believe that by
keeping the licensed saloons out Lincoln will have come
anywhere near solving the liquor question, or achieveing
municipal perfection. Nothing to it!
Don't get excited. Keep cool and sweet. And above
all, be a Good Loser. Take the cards that are dealt to
you and play the game. Then, win or lose, smile and
Don't be a piker! If you are a "wet" and Lincoln re
mains dry, smile, be a man, and Boost! If you are a
"dry" and Lincoln goes wet, smile, be a man, and Boost!
It's a dirty bird that fouls its own nest. Don't you be.
that kind of a bird. Be a clean bird and Boost!
ARMSTRONG OR MALONE
The city will not go to the demnition bow-wows if your
preferred candidate is defeated. No city's success is
is contingent upon the election of any one man. Don't
forget that. A city's success is measured by the loyalty
of her citizenship. Be a loyal citizen and Boost!
WILL MAUPIN'S WEEKLY
a Journal of Optimism, is boosting for Lincoln and Ne
braska all the time. Whatever happens, while life lasts
Will Maupin's Weekly will always be found Boosting.
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Maupin's Weekly a newspaper that never "knocks."
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