Presidents Day Notes
Gen. John Brigham made
the President look like a mighty small manwhen he walked beside
Some of the visitors
wrung the Presidents hand and arm as if it were a mop handle.
The entire 166,660 visitors
fell deeply in love with the kindly, sweet face of the first lady
of the land.
Mr. McKinleys step
was as brisk as the youngest of em.
red-shirt-waisted young man was ejected from the Ecuador Building
for attempting to butt in ahead of the President and Mr. Milburn.
President McKinley seems
to have been a fine drawing card for the Exposition. Why not have
him every day?
The Board of Women Managers
added grace and dignity to the occasion. The handsomely-gowned women
were the recipients of numerous flattering comment.
The spirit of mortal
might well be proud, after a sight like that of yesterday.
Mr. McKinleys attentions
to his beloved wife were the subject of extensive comment.
The United States has
the handsomest chief officer of any nation on the globe.
The secret service men
were hardly distinguishable in their tuxedos.
The smallest child didnt
need to have the President pointed out to him.
The police arrangements
Why didnt Col. Roosevelt
remain over? Well, Teddy always did want to be the center of attraction.
If I were President,
Id want to see the whole show, Midway and all, observed one prominent
The diplomatic representatives
are an exceptional body of fine men.
The Presidents address
as delivered differed somewhat from the advance copies given to
the press. The latter didnt contain the free trade sentiments to
which he gave utterance.
Theres an attendance
record for the Railroad Day boomers to size up with a jealous eye.