1898 Plymouth Newspaper Gives Endorsements in Verse

Flipping through some issues of the Roanoke Beacon (Plymouth, N.C.) from 1898, I found their endorsements for the coming election, which were given entirely in verse. I don’t recall see anything like this in other papers. What a shame that it didn’t catch on.

From the Roanoke Beacon issue published November 4, 1898.

One thought on “1898 Plymouth Newspaper Gives Endorsements in Verse”

  1. “Knock fusion all to smash” — wow! I don’t recall the editors at the Observer having nearly so much fun at endorsement time…

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