The Grand Jurors of the State of Ohio have indicted John Clemens
for the illegal sale of "intoxicating liquors." The indictment is
signed by William McKinley, the Prosecuting Attorney for the County
of Stark and State of Ohio.
Indictments; Alcohol--Law and legislation
Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1880. Major events
include Roosevelt's graduation from Harvard, entry into Columbia
Law School, and a Midwestern hunting trip with Elliott Roosevelt.
Roosevelt also engaged, married, and honeymooned with Alice Lee
Roosevelt. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's personal
finances and "game bag" totals for several years.
College students--Recreation; College students--Social life and customs; Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Hunting; Outdoor recreation; Education, Higher; Betrothal; Marriage; Honeymoons; Finance, Personal; Massachusetts--Cambridge; Massachusetts--Boston; New York (State)--New York; New York (State)--Oyster Bay; Harvard College (1780- ); Columbia University. School of Law; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Roosevelt, Elliott, 1860-1894
"Prosperity and the Flag" is a song book created for Company A,
based in Rochester, New York. The lyrics show support for President
Presidents--Election--Songs and music; Presidents--Public opinion; Antitrust law--Political aspects; Silver question; Imperialism; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904
Diary of Theodore Roosevelt for the year 1881. Roosevelt lives
in New York City with Alice Lee Roosevelt and attends Columbia Law
School. Major events for the year are a summer trip through Europe
and Roosevelt's election to the New York State Assembly from the
21st district. The diary concludes with notes on Roosevelt's
Dinners and dining; Entertaining; Vacations; Elections; Finance, Personal; New York (State)--New York; Columbia University. School of Law; New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; Roosevelt, Alice Lee, 1861-1884; Bulloch, Irvine S., 1842-1898
Print shows New York Herald editor James Gordon Bennett, holding
a shotgun and carrying a bag labeled "Game Bag for Sensations J.G.
Bennett", standing next to a scarecrow labeled "$500.00 Herald
Cheque" and "This is not the Original Hartman"; the scarecrow,
armed with bombs, a knife and a handgun, looks like Leo Hartmann
who was apparently involved in the 1879 assassination attempt of
Alexander II, Emperor of Russia. Looking over a stone wall is
Secretary of State James G. Blaine who stated in the press that he
could not make a statement regarding the extradition of Hartmann
prior to a request for such action by Russian authorities. In the
background, on a mound of earth labeled "Russia", Alexander III,
Emperor of Russia, is sitting on a large chair labeled "Chair of
Alexander III", reading the "New York Herald"; an opening in the
chair is labeled "The Real and Only Hartman Private Office" and
shows a man who also looks like Leo Hartmann, waving. Caption:
J.G.B. This has been a hard hunt for a sham Hartmann!
Assassination; Anarchists; Intervention (International law); Scarecrows; Hunting; Russia (Federation); Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, 1818-1881
A police officer holds Oscar L. Baldwin, cashier at the
Mechanics' National Bank in Newark, by the shoulder while Baldwin,
using "Speculation Soap Suds," blows a soap bubble labeled "500,000
Paid in Capital" and "Surplus Fund $400,000" that drips money into
a top hat in front of many old men labeled "Bank Director" and
investors entering on the right, in the background. At his feet are
papers labeled "Cooked Statement." Puck gestures toward the old men
and suggests the police officer consider arresting them as well.
Caption: Puck to Representative of the Law--"You have got the thief
- now take the men who let him steal the money of the trusting
Saving and investment; Banks and banking; Swindlers and swindling; Scapegoat; Blame; Police; Bubbles; Baldwin, Oscar L.
Print shows a ship labeled "Wrecked Corporation" and "Insurance
Co. Bankrupt" that has wrecked on rocks with a darkened lighthouse
labeled "Trust" and "Justice" nearby. The light has been snuffed by
"Judge" and "Corruption." Victims of the wreck, some clinging to
the ship, others in the water, are labeled "Policy Holder" and
"Pillaged Policy Holder." A rope from the ship to shore is held by
a "Receiver," a "Lawyer," and a "Shore Shark," and is coiled around
a money bag labeled "Fee." Another "Lawyer," using a gaff, reaches
for a barrel labeled "Fees" that bobs in the water near the ship.
Standing near the lighthouse is a man labeled "Referee" who is
holding a pan labeled "False Beacon" that spews illuminated smoke
labeled "By Order of the Court." The man burns papers labeled
"Waste, Outrageous Extravagance, Extortion, [and] Cost."
Shipwrecks; Corporations; Bankruptcy; Corruption; Insurance; Big business--Finance; Lighthouses; Swindlers and swindling; Lawyers; Lawyers--Fees
Print shows a pack of hyenas labeled "N.Y. Commercial, N.Y. Sun,
N.Y. Herald, Washtn. Post, The Rosecrans Letters, [and] 306"
crowded around a sepulchral monument to James A. Garfield labeled
"Fame." Those hyenas labeled "306" are pulling on a rope that
spells "Slander" tied to the top of the monument. A lightning bolt
labeled "Public Contempt" has severed the rope, spilling the hyenas
into an abyss labeled "Oblivion." The number "306" represents the
number of delegates who supported Ulysses S. Grant for a third term
at the 1880 Republican Convention.
Republican National Convention; Hyenas; Newspapers; Corruption; Tombs; Sepulchral monuments; Public opinion; Abyss; Libel and slander; Contempt (Attitude); Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881
New York State Assemblyman Theodore Roosevelt reports to his wife Alice he has caused quit a stir with his speech against the Elevated Railroad Judges. There is a real fight ahead getting the debate from the table. He wishes he could be with Alice during her "nervous fits."
Americans--Politics and government; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Judges; Spouses; Love
Print shows the spirit of Alexander Turney Stewart pulling out
his hair as Henry Hilton posts "For Sale" notices on Stewart's
commercial enterprises, including the "Grand Union Hotel," the
"Windsor Hotel," the "Woman's Park Hotel," the "Chicago House,"
Stewart's Garden City," and his main building at "10th St. &
Broadway," after his widow transferred control to Hilton. Joseph
Pulitzer pokes Hilton with a closed umbrella. There is an empty
sepulchral monument labeled "Sacred to the Memory of A. T.
Stew[art], with a sign that states "To Let" in the right
Commercial buildings; Sepulchral monuments; Hotels; Inheritance and succession; Ghosts; Tombs; Stores, Retail; New York (State)--New York; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876; Hilton, Henry, 1824-1899