BarneyBarney KrogerPhotograph: krogerstories.comEvery so often, perusing ancient newspapers yields attention-grabbing and unusual nuggets of data. One such instance is this newsletter: “Some Issues That Some Outstanding Cincinnatians Would Recognize for Christmas,” printed within the Dec. 24, 1899 version of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

It’s actually only a record of of names with a wished-for merchandise subsequent to every.

And whilst it kind of feels to strictly encompass “distinguished” dudes (despite the fact that Rookwood Pottery founder Maria Longworth Nichols Storer used to be alive and had already created the country’s first female-led main producer on the time this used to be printed), it’s extremely entertaining without reference to the sexism. A few names are even nonetheless recognizable these days, together with:

  • B.H. Kroger, aka Bernard “Barney” Henry Kroger, founding father of Kroger, who sought after “a couple of metal doorways.”
  • Julius Fleischmann, a former Cincinnati mayor and the son of the founding father of Fleishmann’s Yeast, Charles Louis Fleischmann, who sought after “extra truthful racing.”
  • Chas. Wiedemann, of the Wiedemann Brewing Co., who sought after a “new bottling construction.”
  • George Wiedemann, founding father of the Wiedemann Brewing Co., who sought after “many orders from Europe for the tinfoil remover.”
  • Nicholas Longworth, a political candidate, former Speaker of america Space of Representatives and grandson of famed Cincinnati winemaker Nicholas Longworth I, who sought after a “call for for gentle production structures.”
  • And Andrew Jergens, founding father of the Andrew Jergens Corporate/Jergens Cleaning soap Corporate, who concerningly sought after “the contract to scrub a couple of African tribes.”

Numerous those males sought after to develop an inch or two, win some roughly carrying or having a bet tournament and somewhat a couple of sought after to sing higher. There is additionally one needs the “nook on polar bears,” no matter that suggests. Here is the remainder of the record, when you have been questioning what the likes of R.M. Bishop sought after. (Spoiler: It is a tin cup.)

  • R.M. Bishop — Only a tin cup.
  • W.T. Irwin — P. and G. at 500.
  • Peter Gibson — Rifle bull’s-eye.
  • C.H. Rowe — A {golfing} file.
  • Charles Maish — A brand new manufacturing facility.
  • Wm. Deppe — Pol Plancon’s voice.
  • B.H. Kroger — A couple of metal doorways. 
  • C.C. Taylor — John H.’s assurance.
  • Henry Wiborg — No. four half of child gloves.
  • John A. Noone — Pete Dunne’s taste.
  • J.S. Monroe — About yet another foot.
  • Henry Cain — Every other Oyster Consider.
  • Fred A. Smith — The power to stay.
  • Chas. Harrison — An intensive jumper.
  • Hiram De Camp — Morris’s coolness.
  • H.C. Hoefinghoff — To drill and drill.
  • Chas. H. Jacobs — Sunny facets in existence.
  • W.M. Perin — Velocity for Sorin’s gait.
  • Chas. G. Corridor — Advert creator to the king.
  • Charles Walter Bell — A couple of trim mines.
  • Ed Baylie — A couple of extra new cuisine.
  • J.W. Bullock — Motors utilized in Africa.
  • Ren. Brunswick — Extra hours for paintings.
  • Frank F. Wiborg — Not more ink trusts.
  • W.H. Harrison — The precise to upward push incessantly.
  • Thomas Greene — Al Loper’s top tones.
  • W.H. Burtner — The newest heat tale.
  • George D. Potts — A crowd to the door.
  • J.E. Holland — A Ten Broeck to saddle.
  • W.D. Henry — Anything else within the brass line.
  • Julius Fleischmann — Extra truthful racing.
  • Stanley King — A fortune for the heiress.
  • E.V. Wilbern — A nook on polar bears.
  • Norman Guernsey Kenan — Arctic nights.
  • S.W. Skinner — A nice smoke shopper.
  • Dick Lewis — The most productive of Glass Consider.
  • Burten Hellister — The golfing championship.
  • Chester F. Korn — More space for lumber. 
  • George Haydock — Extra gentleman racers.
  • J. Geo. Jung — A couple of extra hours within the day. 
  • I.B. Reakirt — The billiard championship.
  • Nat Henchman Davis — Smartly needs for all.
  • C.B. Ryan — The ethics of possum searching.
  • George M. Verity — To roof the entire land.
  • Joe Trevor — A plan to harness our pace.
  • Harry Burton — A spread in Windsor Fort.
  • W.D. Breed — Every other 12 months just like the previous one.
  • Frank M. Whittaker — Extra freight steamers.
  • H.G. Foulds — The real sportsman’s abdomen.
  • George McDuffle — Worth Hill’s bowling file.
  • Charles Stewart — A hurry for Woolper Road.
  • E.A. Donnelly — A couple of research in quiet existence.
  • Chas. Wiedemann — A brand new bottling construction.
  • J.B. Keys — Extra new houses at the East Hill.
  • Fred Geier — A prize for cleanliness in manufacturing facility.
  • H.F. Woods — Automotive line to East Hill.
  • Cal H. Jones — A brand new ritual for the Capon Membership.
  • Jefferson Livingstone — A two-minute roadster. 
  • F.D. Comstock — Just a bit black within the hair.
  • Charles O. Corridor — Much less sprockets; extra safes.
  • J.B. Scotts — The most productive needs of the bachelors.
  • S.G. Sullivan — Kingsbury’s receipt for a grin.
  • Charles Hinsch — The 3-million deposit mark.
  • Thomas Walsh — Orator to the Railroad Membership.
  • G. Guckenberger — The Mayoralty of Westwood.
  • W.W. Goode — Presidency of the Sweet Consider.
  • W.C. Herron — The newest Tough Rider swing.
  • W.C. Lawson — The top of the Tin Consider.
  • Tyler Box — Only some extra inches in top.
  • John Omwake — Steady whist tournaments.
  • F.J. Wade — A web site for a theater on Race Side road.
  • Al Schwill — A requirement for glass pocket pistols.
  • Chas. O. Rose — Stamina in its personal clubhouse.
  • John H. Daring — The rebuilding of Blenheim Fort.
  • Joe Ryan — Soapmaker to the King of Dahomey.
  • Dan Hemingray — The Glass Consider’s absolute best needs.
  • Walker Corridor — The grocery shops within the Soudan.
  • C.W. Tomlinson — Legitimate choirster for the Capons.
  • Frank M. Witte — Legitimate pie maker to Kruger.
  • E.B. Stanley — Extra factories on Colerain Road.
  • Francis 1st Baron Verulam James — Streaks of lean and fats.
  • H.D. Crane — The novice baseball championship.
  • F.H. Simpson — A trunk line via School Hill.
  • Warren Lynch — Just a bit speedier roadster.
  • Nicholas Walsh — Extra Ned Whites for the rustic.
  • Thomas Stone — Smartly, a good-sized hardwood log.
  • Stanley Withrow — Simply atypical administrative center observe.
  • Max Fleischmann — The broadsword championship.
  • Charles H. Shaw — The eloquence of a Disraeli.
  • H.H. Suydam — The contract to fence the Transvaal.
  • Fred Mackentepe — Undeniable, atypical run of quietness.
  • R.P. Buchanan — A nice line of self-consciousness.
  • Robert Reynolds — A pipe of peace for the Ice Consider.
  • C.E. Prior — Annexation of Cincinnati to Norwood.
  • Rook Laidley — Pleasure at the river to Louisville.
  • Henry Burkhold — Society to find on Delta Road.
  • Dawson Blackmore, Jr. — Piano maker to the Queen.
  • Tom Grayden — The Captaincy of the Harvard Workforce.
  • George E. Rockwell — Extra G.A.R. worlds to triumph over.
  • Will Lemmon — Cradles or any outdated factor in that line. 
  • Joe C. Richards — Simply some other 12 months in New York.
  • Stanley M. Lawson — Every other tale at the brass plant.
  • C.C. Bragg — The car line via Beechwood.
  • Arthur Le Boutillier — A couple of medallions for the royalty.
  • R.A. Holden, Jr. — Presidency of the Dried Fruit Consider.
  • Bayard Kilgour — A harness for the electrical present.
  • Charles Hofer — The hustle and bustle of commercial existence.
  • George G. Johnson — Orders for the F.R.V. two-step.
  • R.P. Ernst — Persevered Republican beneficial properties in Kentucky.
  • Isaac N. Jordan — The real inwardness of marital bliss.
  • W.A. Maue — The Prince’s endorsement at the get dressed go well with.
  • Davis C. Anderson — A problem for the The united states Cup.
  • C.H.M. Atkins — The elevators within the International’s Truthful.
  • Lee Cleary — Anything else inside the present of the L. and N.
  • Harry E. Meyers — Partridge hams within the English military.
  • E.B. Piepho — Only some longer hairs within the mustache.
  • A.W. Schell — The bowling file of the Avondale Membership.
  • Charles F. Barrett — A leisure after vacation package deal rush.
  • Carl F. Lunkenheiner — Oil cups on all flying machines.
  • O. Armleder — An order for wagons from the Transvaal.
  • Jim Hutton — An evening college for probably the most would-bees.
  • George Ingalls — A brand new vein of smokeless at times.
  • Charlie Howe — Extra Germans to steer — dances, now not males.
  • Austin Smith — A proper inexperienced vest with Raymond spots.
  • Al Trevor — The stable tread of a dry items wealthy person.
  • John McCormick Gibson — Perception into the billiard maneuvers.
  • A.H. Singer — An extended snooze at Norwood after the next day.
  • Augustus Burnwell Trum — Opposition within the coal trade.
  • Dr. A. Zeckendorf — Legitimate smoke shopper for town.
  • Andrew Jergens — A freelance to scrub a couple of African tribes.
  • Richard McComas — A clue to the group that stole the cord.
  • Fabius Lawson — A pleasant, stout boy for the garden subsequent summer season.
  • George Harris — A dictionary, with not anything however huge phrases.
  • John Hanna — Captaincy of the Avondale Membership’s baseball 9.
  • F.B. Ellis — The Athletic Membership with its personal symphony orchestra.
  • Charless Gelifus — Legitimate performer to the President of France.
  • E.H. Pendleton — Extra Harvard dinners for extra monologues.
  • W.W. Granger — A renomination to the Board of Law.
  • Herman Duhne — Not anything however Hartwell’s bowling championship.
  • J.V.B. Scarborough — A complete line of dwellings on Wold Road.
  • Wm. Von Steinwehr — A listerner to my tale of the Boer Warfare.
  • Thomas B. Paxton, Jr. — The command of a Tough Rider corporate.
  • Vachel Anderson — No disturbances of any type — simply simple quietude.
  • George Warrington — Presidency of the Nationwide Flower Display.
  • Nicholas Longworth — A requirement for gentle production structures.
  • George W. Johnstone — A brand new line of eloquence for coverage seekers.
  • William Henry Davis, Jr. — The general public self assurance within the lamp chimney.
  • B.B. Quillian — Lengthy distance phone to Russia to maintain orders.
  • James Morrison — The primary journey in the street automotive up Middleton Road.
  • Theodore Dohrman — The Clifton Golfing Membership’s particular person championship.
  • George Wiedemann — Many orders from Europe for the tinfoil remover.
  • George S. Rally — The real romance of searching at the Chesapeake Bay. 
  • Frank Ballman — The real solution to arrange and get in combination a baseball 9.



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