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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 15, 1890)
interest to many students, especially to those who have any
idea of becoming teachers; lor to that class it is especially
vnlimble, keeping as it docs, before its readers the best
thought of the day relative to school work. Students will
find this journal in the reading room.
By the by, what has become of that redoubtable assistant
of The Hesperian, the Eccritean. We have never seen nor
heard of it since its furious onslaught on all that was in any
way connected with the University of Nebraska. We enjoyed
the fun but fear the Eecritean didn't. But one little set
back should not discourage so doughty a "corker." If it can
do nothing else it should resume its old name and begin again.
We'll give it puff.
It is interesting to note that in nearly every exchange we
receive there ai t indications that college spirit is rife. Every
where but here the students seem to have the correct idea
that there is something more in college life than mere study
ing. Not studying makes the true college man entirely but
a general interest in college affaire and politics and enter
prise. It is high time that the students here began to wake
up to this fact and become like other college men.
The University" Argus is again at hand and with a new
ex. man, a verdant chap in college politics, we imagine, or
else he would not have the audacity to disregard the custom
oi his immediate predecessor so rashly. This new man even
dares to speak somewhat disrespectfully, or at least slightly,
of fraternities. It surprises us much alter our tilt with his
predecessor, but perhaps a slight change has happened at
Missouri State University. It was needed. There is one
thing more in the Argus we want to notice. It is the follow
ing sentence, which is something of a literary curiosity in its
way. "As we launch our ship afloat on the billow waves of
a short literary career we feel that we arc likely to run ashore
or be overwhelmed by the tumultuous tide." The figure
used in that sentence is worth preserving for a ''freak" at
The DcPamo Adz for September presents a fine appear
ance and good matter. Whatever else the Adz may or may
not do, it never hesitates Id spenk its mind in regard to its
own university matters. Accordingly, in this issue it respect
fully says that one piofcssor who had just resigned was tooold to
keep up with the advancement of the university rnd a younger
man with more life and enterprise was needed. It is, indeed,
refreshing to come across something so outspoken among so
many closely guarded utterances in which the writers seem to
fear that they will make some feel the force of what they arc
saying. The Adz, moreover, speaks its mind calmly and in
good spirit concerning the prospect of a rival in the line at
Del'auw. Whether, if the new paper should become a real
ity, the Adz would continue in the same strain remains to be
seen. We fear it would not; yet its present promises are
College Review heartily agrees with all that Hesierian
said in the late unpleasantness in oratorical circles but does
not think that we are "right in attributing the lack of oratory
to fraternities." It then proceeds to ask what, at first sight
may seem to be a poser. It asks, "Is the oratory in colleges
with open literary societies more flourishing than that where
the fraternities reign supreme?" Without entering into any
extended discussion of this question it is well to note that
there is no standard cet by which wc may judge of the con
dition of oratory whether it be flourishing or not, nor yet any
extended and classified knowledge of the doings in an ora
torical way in the colleges of the United States. Further
more outside circumstances and efforts must be considered in
accounting for special activity in oratorical lines. In conclu
sion wc would simply call attention to the prize winners and
to the gentleman who was so liberally applauded by the audi
ence, the gentleman from Iowa, in the inter-state contest last
year. All were "barbs."
Ten per cent off to .students of the State University at J.
Z. Briscoe, the shoe man, exposition building.
Call on Edddd. Ccrf 6. Oocoo.
Skinner lets good rigs at low prices.
Hats and caps at Ed. Cert & Co's.
Cadet suits, gloves and caps at Ewing's.
Call on Ewing for cadet gloves and caps.
Cadet caps and suits a specialty at Ewings.
Clothing for everybody at Ed. Ccrf & Co's.
If you are sick send for Drs. Paine & Link.
Go to Ed. Ccrf & Co. for furnishing goods.
The latest styles in hats at Ed. Ccrf & Co's,
Special prices to students at T. Ewing & Co's.
Manlcy still has the cream of the candy trade.
Call and see Cope at 117 North Twelfth street.
Skinner keeps gentle and stylish horses. Students' pat
Ten per cent off to all students, at J. Z. Briscoe's boot and
shoe store, Exposition Building.
A. C. Cope is engaged in the Cigar and Tobacco business,
in connection with his work in school.
The finest students' suits in the city at Ewing & Co's,
1115-17 O street. Good goods, low prices.
Dr. Gurtcn, eye, car, nose and throat specialist. Glasses
fitted. Rooms 16 and 17, Richards block, Lincoln, Neb.
Ten percent ofl to students of the State University at J.
Z. Briscoe, the shoe man, exposition building.
The Lincoln Business College furnishes superior facilities
to the students in book keeping, penmanship, short-hand,
type writing and telegraphy. ,
Students, buy your coal of Missouri Valley Fuel Company.
City office 1 100 O street. Telephone 343.
McConiua & Allen, Props.
For instruction in book-keeping, penmanship, short-hand,
type wiiting 01 telegraphy, the Lincoln Business College is
the best place to go. Over 600 students last year.
Prof. Loisettc's Memory System is creating greater inter
est than eve- in all parts of the country, and all persons wish
ing to improve their memory should send for his prospectus
free as advertised in another column. ,
Ten per cent off to students of the State University at J.
Z. Briscoe, the shoe man, exposition buiiding.
When in need of anything in the line of wearing apparel
call on Mayer Bros., at their magnificent new parlors, North
Tenth street, opposite the post office.
T. Evii;g & Co have now an opportunity to show off an im
mense stock of clothing to great advantage. Their new quar
ters 1115-17 O street are undoubtedly the finest in the city.
Call around and inspect both store and goods.
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