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The Athenaeum. (Atlanta, GA) 1898-1925, March 01, 1917, Image 16

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THE ATHENAEUM ||| Miss A. L. Ward should fd. sn receive a -w ord of comment. M'iss Ward who received training under Miss Rickmvre. former insti elocution at S pel man. ga ve a word portrayal of the characteristic prving mind and earnestness of a child. Every number was .iieartilv received, but. as it was feared by manv that encores would infringe uqon the t.ime. that might be given to an anticipated social . applause was somewhat re strained. .When the Last number had. been rendered ■ all eyes were fixed on President' I'apley, who relieved many an anxious heart when, .in the,conclusion of her remarks-,,! he familiar clause was heard, “—and they leave left us. time for a social. ’ The Athenaeum is gra left! I -1 o all wIid ) .in. any wa contribute to the success of l his effort to entertain the people and to realize funds to meet pressing financial obligations. . C. E. Jackson, .'20 FRAUGMTFU1 NIGHT. The giant 1).tv’s wit bin l lie west Engaged in battle tierce with n.igi>! l l iie black bat talious of the dark Break through the phahtuxes of light The plant world weeps with drooping iieads; The west is g>>rv from the tight ; The earth stands egging waning daV;' 1 sing and shout I cheer for night. For night when daily toils are o’er; For night of peace repose and rest. For night to muse and meditate. To plan alone—ah! that is best. For night with stars : the moon beam’s glow, For dark, the shadows, earth, hushed still The. owl s com plai nt, t he cricket’s t a le,. The lonely moaning whipporwill. For night.with sleep; for sleep 1 /. itb dreams. That waft us to some foreign shore. Where we behold . again embrace One from the world reft evermore.