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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 15, 1897)
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, OCTOBER 15, 181)7.
'FIio Tiiiio Vivo.
A lurid stretch, black-boiling smoke rolled
Relentless winds, death-bearing intervene.
A rain forsaken plain, a livid sky,
The awful roar of bursting hell between.
Stkvi: J. Cokey.
On Tlio Tvnin.
The quiet man of the car was reading his
paper and occasionally adjusting his eye
glasses. The talkative man espied him and
remembered meeting him and his daughter in
Omaha and told him so.
"That's a gay girl you have there sir."
"Well we don't exactly call her gay."
"Tine girl; that's what I mean when I say
"She is a good girl" said the father mod
estly. "Yes and pretty a right beauty, T call
"Do you think so?"
"She'll be a mau-kiiler, you see! But you
just hold the reins and "
By this time the father was looking wearily
out of the window. His adviser had discov
ered an acquaintance on the platform.
"Hey there old boy, did you see Anson's
colts? That was a hot old " But the rest
was lost the talkative man had vanished in
to the smoking car.
A ii voir j i l?ovoiiliM.
It was in the summer of '().'. We had gone
out on the roof of the hotel at Ohicugo to
catch the cool breeze that came in from the
About eight o'clock a white light shot up
the northern sky. Soon at a distance on
either side other lights flashed from the hor
izon and flung gleams at each other like heat
lightening, soon all the sky between them
There are no shoes fit like those at
was in ribs of light. EvcrjT minute it grew
brighter; every minute it crept farther along
the horizon; every minute it dashed higher to
the zenith, till the black night 03' that fan
tastic play on half the heavens was like day.
After a time it melted into a milk white glow
and broke away from the lower sky. It rose
higher and higher and stretched out farther
and farther to the east and the west, till it lay
a great cresent across the heavens dipping to
the zenith on cither side. Then it gradually
Tongm-i !'" lnll IVain.
There seems to be an unusual amount of
enthusiasm along athletic lines this year. In
the various colleges of the different western
states the number of men aspiring for honors
in track athletics and on the gridiron show
evGn to the casual observer, that to win hon
ors this year means work. There is no doubt
that the western league teams will be made
up of the best men in the respective schools
from which they come.
Wiley Woodruff will coach the Kansas
team. I Ie has an enviable reputation as an
athlete and brings with him the new ideas of
the east. The Kansas men have started into
hard work and no doubt will acquire that
systematic training which has stood them so
well in the past.
"Ad" Hill is doing everything possible to
get the athletic association of Missouri on its
feet again. Wharton, a guard in last year's
Pennsylvania team, will coach and it is ex
pected that M. S. U. will get out a strong
Iowa's team will be made up almost entirely
of new men but as there are about four con
testants for each place it is evident that good
material is not wanting. Bull is a good coach
and since the material is heavy Iowa will
make a formidable contestant on the grid-iron.
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