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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (March 15, 1891)
The following is copied from the general orders published
by the military department, Maich dlh:
I. Under this order the battalion of "Univcisily Cadets"
shall hereafter be organized into two competing battalions
to compete for a gold and a silver mrdnl which will be pro
vided as first and second prizes tins year and each year here
after by the present commandant. 'I hey shall be known in
the military department of the University as the "Griffith
medals." They will be competed for by the two battalions
at some time during the annual cadet encampment which
will hereafter begin on the second 'I hursday in May and
continue until the following Monday.
II. These battalions shall be km wn as the first, and the
second battalion, and shall consist of ilia right and left wings
respectively of the battalion as now oiganied. The com
missioned officers of each, including, the battalion commander
and adjutant, shall be iclectcd by ballot fiont the com
missioned officers of the "Univcisily llatlalion" who piopeily
belong to the wings where the eircPon is to lake place.
Each member of each battalion will have one ballot.
The lecture on "Heredity" by Dr. Kingsley was well
attended and highly appreciated. The audience, while well
sprinkled with students, was by no means composed of stud
dents. Educators, ministers, and men and women of Lincoln
that arc keeping abreast of the limes listened attentively to
Dr. Kingsley as he discussed this subject of which so little is
understood and upon which all social problems depend so
As last year, 1'iofessor Hitchcock is giving lectures on the
higher algebra to the freshman class. The results of the lec
tures on the higher algebra have been so satisfactory that the
professor thinks to begin this year to instruct in conic sections
also by lectures. A change in analytic text book will prob
ably be made this year from llowscr as author to Howisou
whose woik is published in the Kay scries.
Mr McFarland fell from the ladder in the gymnasium the
filh. He (ell several feet and struck on his head on the bare
floor. The fall rendered him unconcious for some time.
When he regained conciousness he was taken home in a hack.
Those practicing in the gymnasium should be careful.
Mr. Norris has been studjing for some time upon the
plant popuhuly known as gum weed. Aw a lestilt of his work
he has discovered facts of considerable interest to botanists.
A paper from Mr. Norris upon this subject will soon be pub
lished in the American Naturalist.
"Michael, Michael Angelo! Raphael, Raphael Sanzio!
Have you ever posed in the studio! is the yell with which the
studio gills, Saturday, the 281I1 of February, (citified the
Hr.siT.KiAN force, and made the type dance, and the
steam pipes rattle.
A report from the experiment station of St. Hyacinll.c,
I'roviirce of Quebec, discloses the fact that in America tiierc
thrives a lusty young France. The bulletin is printed in
French by act of the legislature of thai-province.
College yells, class yells, and yells of all kinds seem to be
the rage now. The studio and Fogarty's boarding club arc
the last to fall in line. The yell of the latter is very express
ivc, to say the least.
A part of the class in philology now meet the instructor
one hour per week extra to read the "Cratylus Theacletus,"
a work by Plato upon philology wiitten in Greek.
After their sppcial program, some of he Pal giils were
heard to reniaik, "We can now sympathize with the bashful
boy that scratches the slate for the first time."
Mr, Rydberg is at present engaged in mounting a large
collection ol fungi for the U. of N. hcrbaruuuV
An invoice of beet seed for the experiment .station is on
the way from Get many and France. ....
The freshman pins will soon be here. The order was sent
the 6th for forty. The Freshies say the pins arc nicer than
'93 wears. We will see when they conic.
Experiments will soon be begun by the chemical depart
ment on honey in the inleicsts of the Slate lice Keepers
Our sporting editor has become so lorgelful that he
scratches one girl's name and then asks her roommate. .
Companies C and I) drill on Monday; ,A and I) on Wed
nesday. f 4
Call on Edddd. Cerf ..ooo.
Skinr.cr lets good rigs at low prices.
Hats and caps at Ed. Ccrl & 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 foi everybody at Ed. Cerf & Co's.
Go to Ed. Cei f & Co. for furnishing goods.
The latest styles in hats at Ed. Cerf & Co's.
Manlcy still has the cream of the candy trade.
Special prices to students at T. Ewing & Co's.
Skinner keeps gentle and stylish hoises. Students' pat
The finest students' suits in the city at Ewing & Co's,
1115-17 () street. Good goods, low prices.
Orders for photographs on the best galleries in the city for
ale at a discount at Till'. IIkspkrian office. Don't forget
when in need of photos.
T. Ewirg & Co have now an opportunity to show ofTan im
mense stock of clothing to great advantage. Their new quar
ters 1115-17 O street arc undoubtedly the finest in the city.
Call around and inspect both store and goods.
$75 00 to $250.00 a month can be made wording for us.'
Persons preferred who can furnish a horse and give their
whole time to the business. Sparc moments maybe profit
ably employrd also. A few vacancies in towns and cities,
ft. F. JOHNSON & CO., 1009 Mam St., Richmond, Va.
Dr. Garten, eye, car, nose and throat specialist. Glasses
fitted. Rooms 16 and 17, Richards block, Lincoln, Neb.
Students, buy your coal of Missouri Valley Fuel Company.
City office 1 100 O sirect. Telephone 343.
McCoNHiA & Ai.i.kn, Props.
Wanti'.d. The consent of 10,000 smokcis to send each a
sample lot of 750 "Nickel!" cigars and a 20 year gold filled
watch by express, C. O. I)., $5.25 and allow examination.
Havana Cicak Co., Winston, N. C.
SOUTHERN I'OU RS.
The Union Pacific system has in connection with its all
Ihe year round tourist rates to Ogden. Salt Lake and Pacific,
coast points placed on sale winter exclusion tickets at' low
rates to all southern resorts in North and South Carolina,
Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Florida, Texas, Mexico and
to Havana, Cuba. For rates an.! particulars apply at .1044
O street, or Union depot. E. , Si.ojson, City Ticket Agent.
HUKI.IKriTON ROUTK Pl.AYINO GAUDS.
I now have a large stock of these playing cards, which'
are sold at the low rate of 10 cents a pack, (not one quarter,
the price usually paid for. such cards.) Call in and get aduzen
packs, they are nist the thing for your euchre, whist and
high five parties this winter. A. C. Krimf.k, C. IV & T. A.
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