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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (May 15, 1896)
Our nicklos aro oxtortod there,
In spite of vigorous howls,
To pay for wator, soap, and air,
And use of Turkish towls.
I scarcely know just what to do
In view of our financial state
I fear they'll noxt charge revenue
To gain ndmission at tho gates.
Extremes Ho close together.
When I was told Doano's "House" is "last"
Among those large Topeka fry,
I held my breath; my heart boat fast;
1 wondered how ho got so high.
Many students are at a loss to divino tho
true usefulness of tho new campus fence.
It is especially dosigned to protect our
thriving oats crop from the inroads of
voracious poultry, or from the hungry maw
of the chintz insect.
Mr. Ellsworth assures us that tho con
struction of tho artistic internal fence is not
a mercenary project. Tho authorities will
be satisfied to realize only tun por cont on
their investment. All surplus post holes,
after oxpences are cleared, will bo presented
to A. J. Weaver with which to repair his
It don't seem hardly right, Q '
To satirize a guest,
It isn't quite in touch, Q
With etiquette out west.
It is not argument, Q
The very "glibest" talkers
Could never prove a point, Q
By dubbling men "Jayhawkers. "
We all feel justly proud, Q
That you came out on top,
But wish you hadn't called, Q
Our chairman 4demo-pop. "
Through the north gymnasium window
Jores, Lownes, Mapes, Shut! all crawl ;
Gordon, Gibbs, and Garringer,
And smiling corporal Hall.
Friend Rose outside the window
Looks in with wondering eyes,
While Howard up the 'phone-pole
Heaved many long-drawn sighs.
Now gentlemen you needs must learn
That if you would bo in it,
You must your tickets duly earn:
Begin this very minute.
810 SKMVEIl TYUANNIs!
The cash I used to blow for gum
(Excuse unrighteous wrath)
1 spent it at gymnasium
To got my daily bath.
Tho apple crop in Kansas
Will rot henceforth, I gueBS,
Since prohibition laws curtail
The freedom of the press.
We sit in summer's twilight
And vows of love confess
An angry parent's voice destroys
The freedom of tho pross.
Just so each college journal
Must sutler great distress,
While censors selfappointed
Restrict the college press.
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