Zzzmr. Gordon's poem.Mr. Gordon is a man of splendid appearance, and has a resonant, pleasant voice. His poem is a gem, and was recited with fine effect. It is as follows:
Gladly we should rest ever, and had we won Freedom:
We have lost and very gladly rest.
Weigh not their worth by the balance of battle. These have glorified their cause by the record of noble sacrifice, the simple manhood of their lives, the patient endurance of suffering, and the heroism of death. May such fidelity and patriotism endure forever.