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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (May 28, 1897)
UNIVERSITY OF NEIBRAS'KA
'IJINUOL'N, "NEBRASKA. MAY 2R. 1807
IN SUJ1A1EK TIME.
Itojswere of golden smiimor-timo:
Tangle of grass was tlio mwulowiprinie;
Tlio sun light Imo
(ilbtc-ned (ho luiigtli of your yollow'lmir.
With perfume flooding thu bulmy nil
Ami the gush of hinl-Mnig ovorywhero,
JjMiM nur ffot hav.- suiyil from tlio miinilmvithorr?
' w.i kiug, c.uihl tltut liuvc heun lufi tina.iia
niiicliliastiiue u pink of your diook row-reH ?
Kl)VIN F. l'll'Klt.
beacon Snow's Airship.
0o night, several wookri 0 tWQ
2 jt,iu.li,,Kou little knoll ,jjnst
ot Gourd Corn,, , a small town
iJ o to send 'her up
Iurfcti.s-T" """ L's trough the
''All right," he whispered.
Tom lot go. The bnllooirroso ui'bout
fowo-'hundred feet in the air, slowlly-fliiilit-eft
'over the town blazed up suddenly
"Ton know it. Somebody ill' see an
air-ship tonight, sure pern. Lei's go
The next day, the people of the village
were startled by a strange rumor. Sev
eral of the citizens claimed that they had
seen a strango object moving swiftly
across the sky as they wore going home
from church, the evening before. The
men gathered in little groups on the
streets and discussed the strange visitor.
There had llot been so much excitement
in the village since Bryan carried tihe
preeiuct by a plurality of throe votes. Qui
the evening a crowd of men gathered 'in
the leading grocery store an hour earlier
some of the fan I'ucout. Then than usual.
go hom f b(3sureltseeiit as "I don't believe they seen iwyflliing
hl tho onHn, i ! mfiotin'" Amfl .Tiim last night," remarked a long, lank farm-
fortliofcm,.fi f y ,,(3 l,ot,a ''f il or, putting a handful of dried raisins in
to his pocket.
"Doacon Snow saw it and he's a mam
of truth," said tho red-headed, frotiklo
facod clerk as he slyly took tho box of
fruit and pushed it underneath the coun
ter. "Here he comes now," exclaimed an
other. A short, stout man with gray hair.and
Iboard, entered the store. After exchang
ing the customary "-Wowdies" with 'llhe
men, ho sealed himself on a nail keg 'in
tlio center of tho group. In response 'to
the repealed questions, thedeacon squirl-
. M a shapcto white sometihiug
tta affiJS?01", Wl,ij uutil te i
gohon,of (3SU,'elt0Seeiifc ttS
,! 10y '"" blo,viK out tlm ,,mp 10W
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