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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 8, 1897)
Slaiul up for the Vni.
Where's your college spirit?
Have you bought a scnsou ticket 'to the 'five
football games? "What are you goo1 for? H
ITp all your threes tor tlte light:
Villi every string that's in plain sigh(
We gi'ant to him a V. li. K.
An1 Vh. D. and A.'O. A..
We'll send him back, again 'to save
Your state from a disastrous grave.
Have you registered for the preliminary
debates? Wave you begun your oration for "We'll send you as a "taker"
tl i e 'oratorical contest? AVhat are you "waiting
This department desires to make one addi
tion to the very excellent Monday morning
chapel address of Dr. Hustings. 1 lieartily
commend the sentiment flint would exclude
professionalism from the gridiron, the dia
mond, and in short, from all our inter-co'lleg-iate
athletics; but I Avould reprehend, as 'I am
sure, the good T)r. intended to do, that grow
ing menace to a time honored sport, the pro
who .vm I?
1 am neither "barb" nor 'frat." T am the
personification of a 'righteousipurposo. 'I'don't
belong to the Y. M. 0. A, either, 'by 'the "way.
for the practices of that institution reveal
huge 'microbes to my microscopic eye. I have
been wronged, mistreated, mn'ligiied,libollcd.
'trampled upon, betrayed. If you don't 'be
lieve 'it you're a liar.
'I ivunt to be a mogul
A'ndwith 'the 'moguls HtifnI.
"'A. 'boss" stnmpc1 on 'iny forelhenu
Athletics iin 'my hand.
JONAS IjIKX IMCTIMINS SOrWI DAKOTA MOI'KNS
II Mil I.OHS.
Strike lou1 the cymbals, 'hofit 'the drum
Our brave 'Hoy 'Orator" Ihuseomc;
A ud now
Since 'he 'has won fihoipcople's cause
He'll civilize the JJunior 'Laws
Dear South Dakota. (vy your 'tears
AllnyHlhose bosom heaving fears
No more with vain 'regret
Ilecanse 'Lien isnM 'ta'llcuig yet.
'Our 'matchless, speeehful. 'R. S. fRaker.
a i.a snrt'K
!l 'tell you, boys, this talk lis'hosli
That pulls are in if rat cure.
H 'have f he 'warmest 'little sc'hcme
'On earth or any Where. '
You simply have a senator
And, too. a State 'House man
To phone that you're flic 'hottest thing-
Since Olod devised the 'plan.
lit 'may mot imove the 'Commandant
'Hut Mill 'it lisfbc Stufl'.
irill'ban'k'on it e'en though 'I 'lost.
Sure as 'my name i .
IIiirin 'in 'this faith 'no axe 'HI, grinI.
Though all my 'hopes 'have 'lieI,
'Content lolknow my scheme was llirtt.
Til rest 'me satisfied.
'HOWARD WIWI. DIMIJI..
The ibrec..es gently whisper
Thro' flic full grass on f he 'hill
That 'rear-rank private 'Howard
'Will 'continue work in drill.
IIIAS'PIXOS INSI'1 1(1)1) MIL
v,Afhlctics, ours 'to defend
jh sacredly as 'home un1 wife
A'nd half a dozen little ones.
Amfl'lcaMo us, indeed, as'lffe.''
My dhureli subscriptions II will 'raise-
'With 'diligence as heretofore
Wo spend upon half-holidays
To watch (air boys spill Kausasigore.
And how my lungs will sjilit ito ihecr
Our "Amateurs" with great eiilut
ll'atfhe lose the I'ni. wears
Theigdldcn pennant imlioHlm't.
IliiB Jliifh wits gotien from tlm (mi'iii hi t 1m-
'Oellogo SoitldiiHint box. N. i. TiiIk in urn mi o.
Thoro nro no slioesfit like 1ilios at fho Wool TTorm store 121 Jl 13 street
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