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About Will Maupin's weekly. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1911-1912 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 18, 1912)
cA Weekly" cTWagazine that is Striving to Add
to the Sum Total of Human Happiness
Cheerful Comment on things as they happen. Always looking on the
bright side. o41ways commending the men who are accomplishing things
worth while. cllway standing squarely for all things that are good.
Boosting for N
THE OLD LINE BANKERS LIFE INSURANCE
COMPANY OF NEBRASKA.
Lincoln. Nell. Aug. 2. 1911.
Mr. W. M. Maupin, Editor "Maupin's Weekly."
Dear Sir: I have gone over carefully tho
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 tho state but Lincoln as
well, and should aid tho boosters in their cam
paign for tho enlargement and betterment of
business Interests in Nebraska materially.
If such Information shewir-g the resources of
tho state could constantly be laid before tho
public, it would, in nty judgment, be a wonder
ful help in the devetopmert of this state and
each Interest localized In Nebraska would re
ceive great benefit.
With kindest regards. I remain.
Very truly yours.
W. C WILSON.
Lincoln. Neb, Aug. 1911.
Hon. Will Maupin, Lincoln, Neb.
My Dear Mr. Maupin: I have Just finished a
careful perusal of your issue of Maupin's
Weekly of July SS. I have been interested In
its contents and have gone through it from
cover to cover.
I eongratuiato you upon tho 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 that 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
efTutts 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.
CHESTER H. ALDRICH.
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 MAUFM9S WEEKLY
is its Chief
A GREAT BIG BOOST FOR GRAND YOUNG
Will Maupin's Weekly, the best single-handed
booster Nebraska has or ever had, cam 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 knows it. Omaha Trade
Omaha. Neb. July 3.
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
spiendid Nebraska Souvenir number. The
work of gathering the statistics of Nebraska's
resources and tho making of comparison with
other states, as you have done, certainly was
a stupendous Job, and this entitles you to
the distinction to which you are rapidly attain
ing the greatest Nebraska booster in this
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 roic democracy, her splendid citizenship,
and tnat she was the homo 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 ideais 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
l J. QUINBY.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LINCOLN
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 tho 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
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
S. H. BURN HAM.
NEBRASKA STATE BOARD OF
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 Semi-Centennial Exposition for
Nebraska is an especially good one. The State
Board of Agriculture have been seriously con
sidering the changing of the nsme "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 tho State Grounds should it be thought
-advisable to hold the exposition there. Every
effort will be made to properly house such an
W. R. MEL LOR.
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