22 August 1898, New York Times, pg. 6:
And, just incidentally, little old New York performed her part of the ceremony rather well, all things considered.
15 August 1899, New York Times, pg. 7:
Pete Dalley's parodies, especially the one on "Trelawny of the Wells," are very catching, and John T. Kelly's "Little Old New York Is Good Enough for Me" retains its popularity.