Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 22, 1896)
dor her breath,
Ami wo had not ve-
This is the Inst hill. When w have
passed, it we will be beyond sight of the
city. The lights shine out a long blaze
behind us, as we turn for the last look.
There will be many miles of cloudy dark
ness ahead. We almost want to turn
back and clatter with quick hoof-beats
on the frosty stones, into those sparkling
rows of light that send a glow far into
the dark sky.
Butthcshining, fairy city will presently
grow dim. as the lights redden and
darken out, one by one darker with its
thick houses and black streets than oven
the long, bare road dropping into deep
hollows, where shaking bridges rumble
in the still night. You can make out
the darker shadows of clumps of willows
and hear the loud rustling of corn stocks.
There is no tramp of slouching foot
steps behind when you listen, and the
lights dropped here and there, far off, at
lonesome intervals, are soft, twinkling
beacon lights like htars that lead wander
ing feet to no no unkindly haven, no
shelter but that of a home.
And far away, at the end of the long
I'oad. lights are shining; softer, starrier,
in the little windows of the Sweedish
settlement, lights that will burn all this
Christmas night, and shine at morning
across lhe road whore the sleighs dance
by at four o'clock in the morning to the
"YriT service. And when the sleighs
come hack, with long, ringing chimes,
from church, the candles will still he
burning, as they are burning in Sweden,
along the roads where the sleighs are fly
ing under the great fir trees of the forest.
The Phi Beta Kappa has invited Chan
cellor Canfield to deliver the oration at
commencement time, it isprohable that
he will accept the invitation.
A picture of the Y. M. C. A. glee eluh
will appear in the Junior Annual.
Miss Gertrude O'Sullivan, of West
Point, is visiting her sister Miss Eva.
Misses Case, Farnham and Morton
joined the Palladians last Friday evening.
Miss Ella Cox, a former student, has
secured a position as teacher in the
Beatrice institute for the feeble minded.
All students are invited to attend the
Ladies'' Faculty Club reception in the Art
Rooms of the library building Saturday
evening, January 30th.
Prof. Barbour -was elected to member
ship in the National Geological Associa
tion. This is an honor both to the Pro
fessor and the University.
Nearly thirty athletes have entered tho
indoor training class and more are com
ing in every day. The prospect for field
day is unusually good.
There is talk of forming a class b:ii
ball league and some of the classes are
already organizing their teams. This is
a good movement and should be encour
aged. Geo. P. Gregg, has loaned the iiiiicmiiii
a largo collection of mineral ores and fos
sils from the Black Hills. These speci
mens are the collections of Mr. Gregg and
his father and weigh nearly half a ten.
The Zoological Journal club held a
meeting Monday evening. Papers were
read by Messrs. Benedict, Tyler and R.
A. Lyman. At the close of tl - meeting
Dr. Ward showed some improvements
made on a microtone.
Prof. W. G. Langworbhy Taylor has
an article in the January issue of the
Aimals of the American Academy of
Political and Social Science. The sub
ject of the article is, ''Values, Positive
and Relative." The article is ably writ
ten ani is receiving some flattering com
ment from the scientific press.
Powered by Open ONI