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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (June 10, 1891)
T II K II E S P K R I A N.
Miss Oakley. The speakers of the everting were Colonel
Jenkins, the mayor of the city, Lieutenant (iriflilh and
Colonel Hills. Colonel Hills, as well as the other speakers,
was particular lo cmphas'zc the slalom :nt that they wanted
their girls to meet the ci.dels. The only murmur was an
"amen" fiom the cadets. Choice selections ol vocal and
instrumental music were tendered by Fairbury talent, and
the efforts were well appreciated A light royal time was
had by every one, and the people of Fairbury amply sus
laincd their reputation that they know how to entertain.
Saturday night the baud boys gave a concert to a good
house, although the evening was very bad. The concert
was well appreciated, although the numbers by the glee
club had to be omitted. Divine services were at the head of
Droadway, in camp Sunday afternoon. The sermon was
preached by the pastor of. the Christian church. After
church the battalion had a dress parade, and was reviewed
by Colonel Dills and the officers of company I). Monday
morning we broke camp, and repaired to the station where
the boys were doomed to sorrowfully part from their recent
conquests. Thicc cheers for the mayor, three checis for
Fairbury, three cheers for Colonel Hills, three cheers for
the girls, and we bid a final farewell to Fairbury, having had
one of the most enjoyable encampments in the history of the
battalion, the inclemency of the weather notwithstanding.
The officers and citizens of Fairbuiy will long be remem
bered by the boys for the earnest cllorts they put forth to
make the stay there as enjoyable as possible. It was near
supper time Monday evening, when 115 tired, hungry, diity,
sleepy boys returned to their routine of college woik, doubt
less invigoiatcd by the i.uling at Camp Sherin.in.
t'AMl' xiitks. I
Did you cat chicken?
How about that Pound cake? Ask Sawyer.
Several of the bovs impiovcd the oppoilunily for collect
ing botany specimens.
That the Fairbury gills arc all right is the unanimous
decision of all the boys.
"Hut few prisoners and very select ones," seemed to be
the motto of the officers this year.
Several of the boys went fishing while in camp. The
combined result was one fish, length, four inches. Two
snakes, length each five feet.
On account of the almost constant rain, the drill between
the two battalions for the "Griffith medals" was necessarily
postponed until the return to school.
Were Pancoast keeping a diary, something like the fob
lowing would appear thereon: "Spent in Fairbury for oil to
keep the gate hinges from squeaking, 5c.
The boys that were on guard duty Sunday while John L.
jr., gallantly led something less than half a dozen girls about
the camp, declare that hereafter they arc conscientiously
opposed to the performance of military duty on Sunday.
The saloon keepers of Fairbury subscribed ten dollars
apiece to get the cadets down there. After the boys came
home, and the saloon keepers were asked for the money they
had pledged, they said they would pay this tim!, but that
they would never again subscribe money to get a Sunday
School outfit to come to Fairbury.
A meeting ol the scientific club was held May 30, when
the following program was given: Mr. 11. A. Seutcr,
"Aluminum;" Mr. II. W. Norris, "The Development of
the Sensory Epithelium Ci The Salamander; Mr. P. A.
Rydberg, "In the Land of Sand-draws and Canons."
The first battalion wasn't in it.
George Hall has an attraction at the ttni.
Who did not gel one oV Crete's pickles?
Mr. Copeland has spent a week at home.
Yates plays marbles with the gills in the chapel.
The first preps picniccd at Crabb's Grove Decoration Day.
Many of the students went home before commencement
Call at Nebraska Hall and sec the b.U recently capluied
on the campus.
Mr. Hayward spent encampment week at his home in
Considerable new apparatus has recently been put into
Mr. Ross' brother has been very sick. Mr. Ross expects
to huvc to suflcr also.
On his return from camp, Aiders, '93, lound his father
waiting here to sec him.
The latest problem: How to get twelve boys to scratch
the names of fifteen girls.
When Cicero Johnson is waxing eloquent, ask him what
about the house of Stuart.
Tom Wing took examination1; early, and is now in the
employ of the raiboad company.
Dai her and Marlcy watched the university post ollicc vciy
closely until lctlcis came from Fairbury.
Mr. Hcnllcy's cousin from Chicago, and sister from west-
tern Illinois were visiting him last week.
Didn't you want to be a soldier and with the soldiers
stand when inspection day come around?
Have you noticed that Mr. Stroman has looked sad
lately? His best girl was recently married.
Lieutenant Dudley visited ai the university while the
cadets were at Camp Sherman, Fairbury, Neb.
Mr. Faurot spent a part of Decoration Day preparing a
file of TllK HKSl'KRiAN for the state historical society.
Miss Yates has been obliged to leave school for the rest
of the term to take care of a sick relative in Nebraska City.
Mr. Eager has a lubber coat that was left in the guaid
lent at Fairbury. The owner will please call for his properly.
Miss Drowr, state secretary of the Y. W. C. A., addressed
the young ladies in the chapel, Monday afternoon, May 25.
"Mitty" McGhec, in loading the tenls at Fairbury care
lessly allowed the car-door to fall down on his back, much to
Morgan McGhec was forced to go to his home in Wyoming
prior to commencement exercises, owing to injuries received
in the gymnasium.
Mr. Norris, who has been connected with the biological
department of the university for the past year, returned to
his home at GrinnelLIa.
Mr. Kcnyon has an article in a recent number of the
Wefiras&a Farmer on the trip he took with Dr. Kingslcy and
others to the Dad Lands of Dakota.
Were it not for the fact that the persons that were dis
covered in room 16 closely perusing a matrimonial paper
object so strenuously to anything being said t.bout it, there
would be another local for this column, but alas, the event
must rest in oblivion.
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