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Page 112 - Tis welcome, it is glorious ; It wanders through the winding wheel, Returning and victorious. A birr ! a whirr ! the salmon's in, Upon the bank extended ; The princely fish is gasping slow, His brilliant colours come and go, All beautifully blended. Hark to the music of the reel ! It murmurs and it closes ; Silence is on the conquering wheel, Its wearied line reposes.
Page 41 - Response by Councilor TJ Bennett of the Bully Seventh. "Woman— God's Best Gift to Man." "Oh woman, in thine hour of ease, Uncertain, coy and hard to please; As fickle as the glimmering shade By the trembling leaf of the Aspen rnade: But when pain and anguish rack the brow, A ministering angel thou !" Response by "Horace