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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 14, 1895)
WHERE THEY'LL BE.
Ono broo.y forenoon in February, 1001, it poor,
raggod, forlorn individual sauntered oarolossly up tho
Htono walk toward tho University of Nebraska. As if
from habit he made straight for tho "Co-op." without
speaking a word or looking at anybody, tins curious
personage walkod over to tho north-east corner of tho
room, seated himself in a chair and threw his foot up
on tho dilapidated desk still holding itself together.
Tho visitor scarcoly noticed his surroundings. He
was for a timo lost in meditation. Suddenly ho aroused
himsolf and ubegan to survoy tho apparently dosorted
room. Ho evidently had been thoro before. The same
old sholvos, the numerous gas and stoam pipes, the un
painted lockeis, tho papers scattorod ovor theiloor, and
tho old type writor were still thoro.
On a more careful survoy of tho promises, tho visitor
noticod something which ho had at first ovorlooked.
13ohind tho countor, back in ono corimr and almost
concoalod from view, sat a porson, whom tho strangor
thought ho recognizod. What was his surprise on go
ing over to the cornor, to ibid his old friond, "Polly
AYheelor!" "Polly" was busily engagod studying
Froshman Gorman which ho loluctlautly laid down to
ongago in conversation.
After a discussion of tho profitableness of tho book
trade and the succoss of tho University of Nebraska in
football, tho conversation turned to old students. Nat
urally, tho strangor inquired aftor that renowned class
of '05, of which he had boon a member. "Yes," said
Polly, "they aro scattorod far and wide, but wo keep
track of most of thorn. They ary doing famously."
"Tho only olectrical enginoor of tho class, Earny
Haughton, has a luorativo position as 'motor-man' on
tho 'Broadway ad Down-town Street Bail way' of Now
York city. Weeks, tho lono civil engineer, enlisted to
put down tho insurrection in Oklahoma and lias not
boon heard from since. Benjamin Classical Matthows
has boon taming bronchos and punching cattle on tho
plaius of Now Mexico. Every once in a while ho has
an article in tho Forum on 'How to Make Impossible
Possibilities Possible.' E. B. Sherman is selling Uowory
figures of spoeoh made -to order for Junior themes
(office on fourth iloor). Tho last we hoard of Waltor
Van Fleet was thatjho had just boon made 'ward-boss' in
Now York city by Tammany and was distributing pat
ronage in a very bouutiful manner."
Bert Forbos was appointed to roorganize tho
National Guard. With tho able assistance of " Bob "
Ohcouoy ho has succeeded in exterminating tho organ
ization. Willie Forsyth is boing utilized to pick
oranges from tho top branches of California trees.
Kimball has been making prodigious efforts to got
color into "it." Tho listener sighed audibly at this.
"Oborlics is still omployod to fill Prof. Adams waste
basket. Hinds died heroically defending himsolf. At
a little news stand on 0 street you will find Georgo
Town dispensing ' Somboros' Vol. III. Tho remain
ing fow may be had for 50 cents each for ono wook
Those are tho only boys of whom wo havo authentic
returns. "But the girls, how about thoni?" eagerly
exclaimed tho visitor. "You know tho girls of -'05
woro all right." " Yos," said Polly, "I've had oc
casion to know all about thorn, but thoro aro only a
fow of thorn loft, now. Wo hoar about thorn ovory
onco in a while. Miss Gray is lecturing on "Woman
Sufforngo" in Salt Lako City. Miss Pound's lifo
was blightod by psychology." At tho montion of
psychology tho strangor frownod but said nothing.
Unmindful of this tho enthusiastic "Polly" coniinuod:
" Tlion there was tho ' insoparablos,' Miss Burks
and Miss Bridgo. Tho former has boon busily on
gaged meditating on her past while tho lattor thinkb
only of tho futuro. Saddost of all was tho awful
accidont that happoned to Miss Morgan. So much
intorost did sho take in the classics and so absorbed
did she becomo in thorn that sho aotually forgot hor
nativo languago and now goes around muttering in
Greek, or talking vory strangely in Latin, and vainly
ondoavoring to mako herself understood." Overcome
ty the thoughts of such a condition tho narrator
sank back into his chair and was silent. Tho strangor
went back to his cornor, assumed his customary atti
tude and bogan to moditato enco moro.
FOR MUTUAL ADMIRATION.
Tho annual banquet of tho Greokish-Barbariau-auti-Hesporian
policy, froe-to-all, irrospectivo-of-previous -condition-of-sorvitudo
society (for tho cultivation of
tho whole man fratornally, barbarioally and spirit
ually) was hold in Palladiau hall last ovoning. Tho
affair was ono of tho groatost society ovonts of tho
season. It was woll attended, ovory noted individual
in the collogo being present.
Aftor tho feast a business mooting was held at which
much wrangling was indulged in but a program was
finally arranged for tho next moetiug which will tako
placo Juno 10, 1805.
Tho following program will bo rendered at tho next
meeting which will bo hold in tho chemical storo room,
Tho Broad Policy of the G. B. A. H. P. F. T. A.
I. O. P. O, O. S. S Nob Abbott
Tho Vicissitudes of Life. A Member of tho Class of '06
" Ono Word Moro " (By request) LP. Gardner
Tho Contented Man H. K Wheeler
Should a Man Pony in Latin? A. S. White
What Shall T Drto Get Through ? G. A. Flippin
The Scholar in Politics A. J. Weaver
Important if True O. 0. McDowel
Woman as Wo Know Hor E. H. Haughton
Tho Way of tho Business Managor Bob Graham
Tho Advantage of tho Saluto in Military Taotics
Oratory, How it is Abused R. S. Bakor
Tho Stago as a Profession F. 0 Coolov
"Wo All Do It" E.O.Paco
Song, " What Do Wo Care " Society
A Student of Ann Arbor says thoro aro only two
rulos: tho firsti that thoy shall not set firo to tho col
lego building; and the second, that thoy shall not kill
any of tho professors. Ex.
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