Clipped From Eau Claire Weekly Free Press
And they glumly counted noses, Wished a palsy on his tongue, Till; John Black he interposes— To ihe rescue Barney sprung, And he grins, And he winks, and then h« swells WItj» a pcean for the Dells, And the "previous question" yells, And though the chairman tells 'Tis overruled, still he rebels, And appeals, time after time, With persistencysnbllmt, Til! it wins! And then there came the toot, For the Dells, Dells, Dell*, And each gallant galoot Drinks, the Dells, Dells, Dells. Hosteward then with faces tamed Toward the Dells, Dells, Delia, How their souls with ardor burned For the Dells, Dells, Dells, And they peal the city's belle For the Dells, Dells, Dells, And each conquering hero tolls now he labored for the Dells, Dells, Del1s,-D«Ua, he labored and maneuvered for the Dells.