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1897 Excerpt: ...in verse in the Evening Dispatch: FRAISTKLINTON'S
COLORS. And have you seen old Franklinton With flags and banners
gay, From those good folk no broiling sun Can drive their zeal
away; And everywhere their joy shines through The dear old red and
white and blue. These colors speak a faithful past, A loyal future,
too--The pioneers with patriots classed And generations new That
cherish what the pioneers So wisely built in other years. But gray
is also on review, The gray of crowning hair, And wrinkles that
esteem renew That shines out everywhere, For these are they that
ever glow The badges of the long ago. Tuesday evening, September
21, in the week following the celebration, there was a citizens'
meeting in the Fourteenth ward wigwam at which the following
resolutions were adopted: Whereas, The one hundredth anniversary of
the founding of Franklinton was fittingly celebrated on the 14th
15th and 16th inst., in which glorious tribute was paid by voice
and pen to the memory of Lucas Sullivant and his associates; and,
whereas, the citizens of Columbus, irrespective of locality, the
newspapers of our own and surrounding cities did magnificent work
to make the centennial a success; therefore, be it Resolved, That
the people, of the West Side extend our warmest feelings of
gratitude to the newspapers, the chairmen of the various
committees, to the executive board, to all who sacrificed time or
money, to do justice to the memorv of men who did so much for
Columbus, her life, character and impulse; and, further, be it
Resolved, That special thanks is due Dr. A. B. Richardson, the
trustees of the Columbus hospital, for the generous use of their
beautiful grounds; to Hon. Governor Asa Bushnell, Rt. Rev. Bishop
Watterson, General John Beatty, Colonel Edward Taylor, Hon....
|Country of origin:
Stephen A. Fitzpatrick
||246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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