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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1879)
in connection with our courses of study
and now an effort is mndo to obtain tliein
And if (lie Association meets witli success
it will doubtless remain permanent among
the students of the University.
O birds front out the oast, 0 tilnls from out tliu
Have yo foiiml that happy sanctum in all your
weary (juo St J
Tell mo, loll mi) nro thuro editors whoso brows
uro free from euro J
Can yo show nni, wlillo all round mo, ghostly
phantoms 111! tho air.
Any picture of a eanctum wlnho tho associate's
heart's at rest J
Can yotoll mo of that haum, O jo bird- from
out tho west?
O little birds ily oast again. 0 llttlo birds ily
w est ;
Yc lmve found jio happy sanctum in nil your
ThrruVno such spot beneath tho sky, uhoro
editors blithe and gay
With beads all cool and hearts all light, iihiiu
on their joyful way.
There lietb no such sanctum within the college's
Nor hath the editor's fancy jot its bHful por
Wo arc but amateurs asyot,ln our Alma Mater's
And amid our gloomy musings, tho sharp olco
of duty calls;
Thnt shrill stem olco, houid above tho Local's
Saying: "Arouso yo! dull associate, tho o.-
changes are all in.
The wreath of famo waits for those who wull do
win tliu light.
Who work through all thoircollogo course, ar.d
battle with tholr might:
Beyond aro no exchanges, nor any hotting of
Hut only plenty of fun and a Krudiiatlng dross of
Hcst for you, poor weary soul, lies only In com-
When no longer associate, a diploma will dry
your tears I"
Tlie Hiyh School Journal, in wishin"
all its readers a Happy Now Year, re"
marks ajol istica Ily, thai no doubt, to a
considerable number, the thought that
during the past year they have not sub
scribed to the Journal, will produce
pangs of regret! Tito local columns
were chielly tilled up with notices of
balls and parties etc., together with the
the names of thos1 present. Pungent wit
and liveliness, the presiding genius of
many of the local columns among our
exchanges, were noticably absent. Prom-
inent upon the first page waa a lengthy
poem entitled New Years: so that Omaha,
that "prodigy of towns," that "civic Her
eulos," has at hist a poct(?)
The Asbury Monthly we find for the
first time upon our table. The leading
editorial is a just rebuke to college maga.
zincs for tho pointless witticisms, and
taunting sarcasms found among the ex
changes. There were interesting Alumni
personals but no review notices.
Tho exchange columns of the West
minster Monthly consist principally of a
cutting extract from tho University Mis
sourian, followed by a very undignified
rejoinder. The "childish mumskulls,"
who pretend to run that "dilapilated old
concern," would do well to practise what
thoy so snreastically(?) preach, and re
strain their "babyish anger," for their
"childish irqtioaks and prattle," brimful
of "imbecility and stupidity," don't by
any means crush their adversary but (lis.
grace their own magazine.
The Jiurkclcyun comes to us with tho
most solid local columns ol any of our
exchanges. We looked in vain for wit or
Silly personals. Tho retiring editors
said in their valedictory, that "much was
left undone, much remained for.tho fut
uro editors to do." A humiliating con
cession truly, fur the Seniors of tho Uni
vursity of California. The bright lads
and lasses of our Alma Mater will, we
feel sure, from present indications, never
lotire with so inoloncholy a farewell. In
reading through any of tho exchanges,
ono may doled instantly, what is written
by the gentleman editors, and what by
the ladles; from the unpleasant convorsa-
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