The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899, March 19, 1897, Page 4, Image 4

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She was not at all poor, but slick and fat
and as graceful as a very queen of cat
doni. He noticed how prettily she held
her head, looking up at him when he
stopped stroking her as if dumbly grate
ful for his unusual kindness.
"John, I guess I'll try to go today "
But his wife stopped, and putting the
plate of bread on the table she went
slowly back to her work closing the door
geutly. When she turned to her cooking,
it was with tear-blinded eyes and quiver
ing lips.
She had never seen John petting pussy
before, not even when the boy lugged it
up to him and said slowly, "See the
possy, papa, see 'im papa."
He had always pushed the boy away
and gone on with his reading. "Go
away, Harry, I don't like cats." Like
many other men he really had a strong
aversion for the soft, gentle creatures,
"two little balls of dumb intelligence and
the rest rolly-polly." So he ignored the
"possy" and the boy with it sometimes.
How he u as stroking it softly, pulling
its ears, pinching its tail lightly. But
the boy was so far, so far away.
F. B.
Keone Abbott is suffering from a severe
attack of typhoid fever.
Mrs. S. R. Smith, of Lead, S. D. is
visiting her daughter, Miss Sadie.
Miss Florence Shank was confined to
her room the first part of the week.
Miss Cora Barrett spent Saturday and
Sunday with friends at Prairie Home. '
Mr. Pollock returned to his homo last
Friday for the remainder of the school
Revised New Testaments, 12mo clo.
published at $1, for 20c at Herpolsheimer
& Co. book department.
Miss Van Arsdall and Mr. Marsh have
joined the Palladians.
Mrs. Hill of Lexington, who has been
visiting her daughter Miss Emma Pyrtlo
returned to her home Wednesday.
The best novelty of the year is the
"Yellow Kid" pen wiper which can be
had at Horpolsheimers for 10c each.
We have still a few of the 69c fountain
pens on hand. These arel4kt gold with
iridium points. Herpolsheimer & Co.
book department.
Prof. F. W. Taylor returned from Chi
cago last Saturday. During Prof. Tay
lor's absence he made several spepches
in Wisconsin. The influence of the 17.
of N. continues to grow.
Please remember that D. T. Smith,
jeweler 1140 0 street, will make prices
right on watches, jewelry, fountain pens
and repairing of all kinds.
Prof, and Mrs. J. W. 'Adams enter
tained the younger members of the fac
ulty at their home last Friday night.
Prosser Hall Frye read a number of
poems which he had composed. Refresh
ments were served at the close of the
Students We can save you money if
you buy your fuel from us. We have all
kinds of Coal at reasonable prices.
Hutchins & Hyatt,
1040 O Street.
Dr. Bessoy has accepted an invitation
to attend an annual meeting of botanists
which will be held in the Missouri Botan
ical Garden in St. Louis, about the 13th
of May. He will deliver an address at the
banquet given in connection with tho
The English club mot at the home of
Miss Edith Henry last Saturday evening.
A short program, consisting of sketches
by Mr. Alexander, a story by Miss Henry
and a poem by Mr. Sargent was render
ed. The rest of the evening was spout
in telling ghost stories and having a social