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THE MAY DAY PArtA'TJE.
The citizens of Lincoln gnvo a grand
May day parade last week. Several
parts were ot interest to the students
of tho university. The parado lead to
the front ot the university grounds on
R, there to take part In the dedication
of tho Spanish cannon. This relic of
tho lato war is located on th?" campus
just south of tho library building. C.
O. Whedon was the orator of tho day
and as ho began his talk the cannon
The cannon Is mounted on a pedestal
built of brick, capped with stone to fit
the bearings of tho gun.
Several university people took part
In tho parado. 1 H. McPherrin of
the law college Impersonated General
Scott, Li. R. Ewart Impersonated Gen
eral Grant, Many of the soldiers in
these two divisions were university
boys. George Bartlctt was flag bearer
for tho veterans of 1812.
The battalion of cadets and univer
sity bnn'd took a prominent part In
Mr. Whedon during his speech gave
a short history of the cannon. It was
"At tho time of its creation the place
where it now Tests was Spanish terri
tory. At that time, the population of
the United States did not exceed three
and one-half million people.
"It came from the bands of tho man
ufacturer when Charels 111 was King
of Spain, that timid monarch who, fear
ing the effect of independence upon his
omt colonies in America, refused to
unite with Prance in open espousal ot
the cause of the American colonists;
at the same time, apprehensive of los
ing by his refusal the friendsbip of
France, secretly contributed 1,000,000
francs in aid of our ancestors then en
gaged in their memorable struggle for
liberty and independence.
"When from this gun the first snot
was fired Napoleon Bonarpart, who af
terwards placed his broth upon the
throne of Spain, was a lieutenant of ar
tillery. It had been in commission for
ten years when the remains of Colum
bus were placed in the cathedral of
Havana, there to remain until the
treaty of Paris extinguished the last
remnant of the sovereignty of Spain
in the new world which its subject had
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