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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1891)
T II E II E S V BRIAN,
Mr. White, '95, spent the latter part of Inst week at his
home in Palmyra.
Cadets will be properly uniformed for the fust time this
year next Friday.
Miss Case was unable to attend the Pallndian banquet 011
account ol sickness.
The Duke of York went to see how the duchess was get
ting along last week.
Messrs. Butte, Durrell, and Brook spent the holidays at
their home in Ashland.
The Union society dined in room 4 and frolicked in their
hall last Friday evening.
J. G. Smith has added 200 specimens of Australian plants
to the university herbarium.
How to induce the boys to scratch the slate is a much
vexed problem still unsolved.
As usual, a large number of students went home home to
cat tin key and cranberry sauce.
Professor Bcsscy's work upon the tiecs and plants of
Nebraska is now on the market. '
To the curiosities ol the university museum, Uegent Mor
till has added a family oi beavers.
Blaii staid at Omaha after the fool ball game tu visit
friends, lie returned Friday night.
Misses Korsmeycr, Land and Fletcher ate cranberry sauce
in Ashland with the Misses Mnnsfeldt.
Cotncr thinks she can play foot ball. She defeated the'
Wcsleyan in three consecutive games.
A prize should be offered for the best university song to
be written by a student or a graduate.
A number of students were entertained at the residence of
Mrs. Loughridge the evening ol the 25th.
Dixon, '94, took in the foot ball game, came back to Lin
coln, and then went home to spend Sunday.
J. C. Graham spent Thanksgiving vacation at home. lie
had a very enjoyable party Friday evening.
J. B. McDonald visited his uncle, Ex-Governor lioyd,
while at Omaha taking in the foot ball game.
Professor William Sanders of Ottawa, Canada, recently
visited the scientific department ol the University.
The Palladian girls squared accounts on the banquet by
providing and paying for the "feed" last Friday ntght.
Stward Dales has had four discarded microscopes repaired.
They are capable of working one-eighth objective or higher.
The fellows that do not take a girl to the benefit concert
to be given to the tool ball team should be put in petticoats.
Mr. PolU d ordered fifty cadet suits. They came fiom
the Pcttibone Manufacturing company ol Cincinnatti, Ohio.
All membeas of the elective German class are invited to
spend the evening of the 3rd at the residence of Piofessor
The classics of the junior class have finished reading
IVautus and have taken the final examination. Terence has
Get the November numlwr of the Pennsylvania Sugar
Beet and see what ii has to say about the university experi
The slate oratorical contest to be held at Ncbgh will soon
le upon us. As yet there is no sign of a university quar
tettc to relieve the monotony of our yell, and to show to the
outside world our college spirit. .
Nusz has returned to the university to resume his studies.
He is feeling a little week yet, and probably will not play
foot ball for some time.
MUscs Huberts, Dempster, Gregg, Treat, Case, Day, and
Uirks arc a few of the many girls that went home to spend
the Thanksgiving intermission.
Marshall found out last week that there were foar co cds.
with whom he was not acquainted. He, like a gallant youth,
immediately secured an introduction.
Who would take Stockton for a masher? Just ask him why
he preferred seeing some school ma'am home from the train
to coming up town with the rest of the boys.
Get your sister, mother, your best girl, or somebody's
best girl and take in the benefit concert. It is going to be
fine and you don't want to miss it, neither does she.
Professor llcsscy delivered a lecture on "Why not Prnlontr
Student Life?" before the Central Nebraska Teachers'' Asso
ciation which met at Hastings, November 27 and 28.
Theic is nothing the Scis" and "Lits" miss more these
days than the band of hoodlums that use to meet in the north
end of the reading room and recite their classic lore.
For the finer experiments in vegetable physiology, Pro
fessor Besscy has ordered a special balance, which will be
used for weighing the water that evaporates from the plant.
After uuiclcnting efforts during the fall, J. B. White suc
ceeded the 201I1 of November in dislocating from their ethe
real abode, a blue jay, a shrike, and a tree sparrow. Well
Ol the fifty that went to Omaha to take in the foot ball
game only twenty-five came back Thursday night. They
were not ashamed to return to the Uni, but went home to sec
Now that Gates college does the work of the lrcshman
and sophomore yeais only, the Uuiveisity of Nebraska may
expect a large number of Gates college students to complete
their courses here.
Chancellor Canficld read before a meeting of the Y. M.
and Y. W. C. A., November 22, that wonderlul article in a
recent mimber of the fVjzn', "The White Cross." It was
an agreeable surprise and a profitable departure lrom the
usual order of services.
Professors Harbour and Taylor gave the Omaha people a
great surprise when they contributed to the art exhibit now
on display there a collection of polished agates from the uni
versity museum. Omaha was not aware that such precious
gems wcic in possession of the state university.
The Dclians were very pleasantly entertained last Friday
evening by Misses Grotc and McCartney at the former's
rooms in the Barr-Lamastcr block. An unusual amount of
un and "feed" was participated in, and the wish expressed
by all was that Thanksgiving vacations would come oftener.
A lady from Indiana recently stopped a student at the
entrance to the university campus and asked what all those
buildings were for. When told that they were the buildings
of the state university, she seemed surprised that there should
be, in Nebraska, such a demand for education as to require
so many and so large buildings.
The first senior social of the year was held at the residence
of Miss Stella Kirkcr, Saturday eve, Nov. 21st. About thirty
members of the class were present, and the evening was very
well enjoyed by all. After choice refreshments, served by
the hostess, music, cards, and other games furniifced- the
amusements of the evening. It was near llic last hour of the
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