Will Maupin's weekly. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1911-1912, July 12, 1912, Image 5

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    lA Weekly cTWagazine that is Striving to Add
to the Sum Total of Human Happiness
Cheerful Comment on things as they happen. c41ways looking on the
bright side. c-Always commending the men who are accomplishing things
worth while. cAlway standing squarely for all things that are good.
Boosting for Nebraska is its Chief Aim in Life
Lincoln, Neb Aug. 2, 1911.
Mr. W. M. Maupin, Editor "Maupin's Weekly,"
Dear Sir: I have gone over carefully the
various article and matter you have assem
bled In your "boosters' edition" published on
July 28th. It certainly Is a most creditable
showing for not only the state but Lincoln as
well, and should aid the boosters in their cam
paign for the enlargement and betterment of
business Interests In Nebraska materially.
If such Information showing the resources of
tha state could constantly be laid before the
public, it would, in my Judgment, be a wonder
ful help in the development of this state and
each Interest localized In Nebraska would re
ceive great benefit.
With kindest regards, I remain.
Very truly yours,
Lincoln, Neb Aug. 2, 1911.
Hon. Will Maupin, Lincoln, Neb.
My Dear Mr. Maupin: I have just finished
careful perusal of your issue of Maupin's
Weekly of July 28. I have been interested In
its contents and have gone through it from
cover to cover.
I congratulate you upon the enterprise, indus
try, patriotism and loyalty to our beloved state,
that is so ably shown in this issue.
You have given to the public a masterful
exhibit of all of the resources of Nebraska and
our two chief cities. I wish tnat other papers
of the state would take up this line of work
and see to it that our state was known to the
world for what it actually is. I believe such
efforts on the part of the newspapers will be
productive of business to the paper or papers
who take it up.
With best wishes, I am,
Yours truly,
Gov ,rnor.
The subscription price is $1 a year. If you want to learn of Nebraska's wonderful past; if
you would know her wonderful present; if you would keep posted about her marvelous
progress, and if you would catch a glimpse of the furture yet in store, then you ought by
all means read
Will Maupin's Weekly, the best single-handed
booster Nebraska has or aver had, came out in
a blaze of glory last week with Its "Nebraska '
Industries Number." Twenty-four pages car
ried an Immense amount of highly interesting
matter regarding the resources, attractions and
opportunities of Nebraska, and also numerous
advertisements of manufacturing concerns who
make good goods in Nebraska and are not
afraid to let people know) It. Omaha Trade
Omaha, Neb July 29.
My Dear Maupin: You are' entitled to un
stinted praise; yes, you are entitled to the
gratitude of every lover of Nebraska (and if
there are any who are not her lovers they
ought to hide their heads in shame) for your
splendid Nebraska Souvenir number. The
work of gathering the statistics of Nebraska's
resources and the making of comparison with
other states, as you have done, certainty was ,
a stupendous job, and this entitles you to
the distinction to which you are rapidly attain
Ing the greatest Nebraska booster in this
entire state.
I never was so proud of Nebraska as when
you made me so thoroughly conversant with
her marvelous resources, so far as that pride
could be awakened by material means. My
greatest pride for her heretofore has been for
her splendid manhood, her divine womanhood,
her t-roic democracy, her splendid citizenship,
and tnat she was the home of the world's first
type of democratic manhood, most beloved pri
vate citizen the immortal Bryan. These con
ceptions of her greatness made me to dream
dreams of higher civilizations for men, but
your great magazine of information has brought
my dreams to the earth and to the present
time, and shown to me that the ideals I have
had of her have truly a solid foundation in
material facts as well as in her ideals.
I do not know whether Nebraska has adopted
me or not, but I do know that I have chosen
her, and as one of her loyal citizens I wish you
to accept my heartfelt, thanks for your good
work. . L. J. QUINBY.
Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 5, 1912.
To the Editor of Will Maupin's Weekly: I
have just read the article in your Issue of Feb.
2 on "What Nebraska Needs," and I want to
congratulate you on the same. .
You have struck the keynote to the situation.
The proper advertisement of the state has
been woefully neglected. Instead of getting
together and all working for the advancement
and prosperity of Nebraska, we devote too
much time to wrangling over little petty local
affairs that Injure the 'state instead of benefit
ing it.
We ought to have a concerted movement
along the line of advertising the resources of
the state. This article of yours and several
others that you have written should be pub
lished in some of the leading organs of the
east. -
Lincoln, Neb Feb. 3, 1912.
To the Editor of Will Maupin's Weekly: It
is such a chronic habit for Will . Maupin's
Weekly to suggest boosting ideas for' Nebraska
and Nebraska institutions that we have grown
to expect something new with each issue.
The idea of a Seml-Centennial Exposition for
Nebraska ia an especially good one. The State
Board of Agriculture have been seriously con
sidering the changing of the name "Nebraska
State Fair" to "Nebraska State Exposition,"
but we shall now reserve this event for 1917
and hereby assure you and the citizens of
Nebraska that this board will make an earnest
endeavor to be ready to entertain our citizen
ship on the State Grounds should it be thought
advisable to hold the exposition there. Every
effort will' be made to properly house such an
Yours truly,