TALK about enterprise! In a testimonial sheet recently
sent out by the Leslie Syndicate, a New York concern which supplies
newspapers with illustrated matter, the following excerpts may be
of interest to whimsical readers:
I wish to congratulate you upon
your enterprise in sending us cuts of the McKinley funeral,
etc., etc., immediately upon the night that the President was
Considering that McKinley lives,
and the doctors say will recover, to dig grave, make coffin,
paint funeral train and select cemetary [sic] plot while 
he is alive, excel all former efforts at forecasting the future.
Verily this is enter[p]rise
with a vengeance. You pays your money and you gets pictures of a
man’s grave, coffin, funeral train, cemetary [sic] plot, etc., ad
nauseam, long before the victim has drawn his last breath.
Imagine the rage of this concern if
some illustrious sick man should take it into his head to get well!
Think of the money and enterprise wasted!
These methods may not be the quintessence
of tact, but are they not wonderful, marvellous [sic], pyramidal