The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899, September 17, 1897, Image 3
61tj Vol xxvu fmYm UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA. LINCOLN, NKIUtASKA. SEPTEMBER 17, 1W)7. No. 1 TIio "Xev I-.ocliimvji.i-. And played with all skill for the free, silver ITo tlie kIhM (if Walter Scott, I'cnce !1 Clip. 0, young Lochinvar is come out of the west., They looked at the scores, and it caused tlicm JMong all the skilled servers her skill is the to sigh, IjRSt: But ft smile's on her lips, no tears in her eye. And, save her good racquet, she allies had Sho took the first cup, no Miss A. could bar. 110n(S "The other one also," quoth young Lochinvar. She came unannounced; and she stood all f, ,, . . , , , - ( So rytlnnic her strokes and so steady the pace -, ,. , . , ' , . . That never a court such a lady did grace: So learned in lore and so win-some in war, .ri .. ,, ,.,,... , , . i i Ti T i While the women did fret and the men thev Tliere never was lady like young Lochinvar. ,.., , J J " did fume, She staid not for names, and she stopped not And each game brought nearer the enp and at fame. the plume; She came from the west-land all lit for-the And the maidens all whispered, "Twere bet game; ter, by far, And, when she alighted at Kenwood Club If Chicago but homed the brave Lochinvar." The ball she sent back, though sometimes a gate. No mortal foretold whatgood fortune did wait; But no laggard in skill, or Craven in war Could win tlu white cup from young Loch invar. So boldly she entered the Kenwood Clubhall, Miss; Pound-ed swift through the air, with a sizzle and siss. The match was near ended; but one ball to iiy, Among east-folk and south-folk and Chic- And swift as an arrow it sped on its way. folk and all: It is won! and the cup will be carried afar, Then spoke the director, his pencil in hand, And "I'm coming next year," quoth young Have ye come to play tennis?" Ins surly demand. Have ye come from Nebraska; from Lincoln alar, Lochinvar. There was mourning 'inong folk of the Ken wood Club Clan; Craven, "Winier and Atkinson tearful and wan: een To be downed by our skilled-ones?" 'Quoth There ymH rem.h)g m)d tjnrin& ,mt young j.uiamiviu you flml m "1 came to play tennis; the fact's not denied; The lost cup of Kenwood they never will see. Prom the land of Nebraska, niy skill to be So learned in lore and so win-some in war tried, Have ye e'er heard of lady like 3Toung Loch- To play with your players, to win or to lose, invar? Though to win is the fortune J cannot but Hal Kyoxiuk. choose." w T J3hn0I.t. uHi 8JKJllt llis 8umiI10l. at -There are cups in your cupboards I'd carry ,)()me proacaiilg at Slwling nn(1 UL Zi(m (m ,' . . . . alternate Sundays. He was a speaker at fflie To.a new liome an Lincoln,- said young J(ll1WM Gounty S)jnday m ,C(mvon(i(m Lochinvar, and the Baptist association at Vesta. Hois The ..guage was 'thrown 'down; Lochinvar took now standing up for Nebraska at (Rochester it up, Tlieological Seminary, Rochester, N. Y. '