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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 19, 1896)
THE rnSRT ETHAN
"Stolen things are sweet."
Now that the heat of political excite
ment has sunk to the temperature of tho
reading room the young men of the uni
versity will have a few spare moments in
which to sow on buttons.
Nowhere on the face of tho earth can
a wore patient, congenial, long-suffering
corps of librarians and assistants be
found than those of our own university.
The extremes to which Miss Jones' pa
tience is oftimes tried are phenomenal,
hut her constant kindness and readiness
to accommodate seem to survive each
day's trials no worse for the wear.
No sordid pares becloud her face
Slip plays the better part
She eheers us all in life's mad rueo
By her own happy heart.
But when her spirit leaves its mold
For mansions in the skj-,
Sho'll have one on the street of gold
Inst sixteen stories high.
I'ltOK. HATES IN EXILE.
Oh, exiled one. I shed a tear
To know you're distant far.
Your "Songs of Kxile" muesli my ear
So tnucjliinjr, i(,( t,ey an).
I read them to a friend of mine
Who wept big w,.,jpfl f)f fiaity bl.jne
I feel the pathos cropping out
rroni every gilded page;
I ln'iii in rythm your genius shout
We'n. proud of you, our hearts beatfreer
i know you've thrown those wheels in gear.
f) speed from Now York exile uursod
We need you here tliis fall-
I'll lnw witli themes in red immersed
"yoiii'iui hear my gull.
I'll auk the regents u restore
i '"d Ink friend of days of yore..
ECHOES FItOM THK 0BHATB8.
Ilittt, honorable judges, has nothing
to do with the question than a Ting
" J PiB s nose has to do with Ins eapa
"ty tor swill." poriy.
i.ZU!'did W0 unnex Sfc' Domingo at the
'W," f Gen. Grant?" aslced Burt;
then answered with an odd wag of his
head, "No, indeed wo sqnelchod her. "
"Honorable judges, twenty years ago,
where Lincoln stands today, the buffalo
and thecayote, held unrivalled swav."
"Shall wo, sir. extend our territory
either north or south? '' queried Burt.
"Imagine an Icelander and a briefly clad
negro chasing each other about the polls
with an American ballot in their hands."
"No sir, on the contrary, I agree with
other leading statesmen upon this ques
"And so sir," said Bob Graham en
tirely leaving the floor for a moment,
"you had better go study your diction
Comfort to California.
Every Thursday evening, a tourist
sleeping car for Sail Lake City, San
Francisco and I vos Angeles loaves Omaha
and Lincoln via the Burlington Route.
Jt is carpeted; upholstered in rattan;
has spring seats and hacks and is pro
vided with curtains, bedding, towels,
soap, etc. An experienced excursion
conductor and a uniformed Pullman por
ter accompany it through to the Pacific
While neither as expensively finished
nor asfine to loolc at as a palace sloqper,
it is just as good to ride in. Second-class
tickets are honored and the price of
bertJh, wide enough and big enough for
two, is only $5.
Wor a folder giving full particulars.
call. at the IS. & M. depot or city office,
corner of 1'Oth & 0 streets.
Wno. W. Bokkibj;l,
0. P. &T. A.
'We aire ih cad quarters for fountain pens
Wo sdll iem and guarantee them from
G9c to $5 each. If onv pens are not sat
isfactory we will return you your money.
H. TtapoLflTinwrcn & TV).'
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