So Fleeting is Fame

THE FREE TRADE BANNER. Air—”When Freedom from Her Mountain Height” When Free Trade, from her topmost crag, Unfurled her standard to the air, She thrust aside the old time flag, And set a big bandanna there. She sprinkled o’er its crimson dyes The dust that in a snuff-box lies; She striped its folds, red asContinue reading “So Fleeting is Fame”

All Wet

THE CATASTROPHE. Air.—”The Bull Dog.” Allen Thurman on the bank, Grover Cleveland in the pool, Allen Thurman on the bank, Grover Cleveland in the pool, Allen Thurman on the bank, Grover Cleveland in the pool, “O, help me out and put me on the Presidential stool! ” Chorus. Singing tra, la, la, la, la, la,Continue reading “All Wet”

Seeking a Second Term

  OH, GROVER C, MY JO GROVE. Air — “John Anderson, My Jo.” Oh, Grover C, my Jo Grove! I wonder what you mean By such an inconsistent act as that we’ve lately seen; You thought a second term, Grove, about four years ago, A danger to the nation, Oh, Grover C., my Jo. Oh,Continue reading “Seeking a Second Term”

The Single-Issue Party

THE BATTLE CRY, PROTECTION. Air — “Battle Cry of Freedom.” For America and freedom we take the field again Shouting the battle cry, Protection! And rally round our banner, a host of busy men Shouting the battle cry, Protection! Chorus. America forever! Hurrah, boys, hurrah! Down with the bandanna and up with the stars, WhileContinue reading “The Single-Issue Party”

The Truly Spectacular Schnurrbart of John A. Logan

THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE. Tune — “Red, White and Blue.” Democrats may flourish their bandannas — The flag of our country we’ll wave. The “boys” from the lakes to savannas Once more this grand Union will save. With Harrison and Morton for leaders, We’ll sweep victoriously through; From Maine to shores the of Pacific,Continue reading “The Truly Spectacular Schnurrbart of John A. Logan”

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