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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 15, 1891)
T HE HE S PERI A N.
Summers, '95, says that northern girls arc not to he com
pared with southern girls. Ask him why.
They say that most of Harbor's mail is directed to M. H.,
Jacksonville, 111. Who is M. H. anyhow?
The societies adjourned the sessions for December 18th,
and will attend the lecture by Professor Snow.
Last Wednj-jiliy Dr.Curtis,of the First Presbyterian church,
visited the sophomore French and Greek classes.
Chapel exercises Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday morn
ings of last week, were conducted by Rev. Curtis.
Miss Trecmau had charge of the freshmen and sophomore
German classes during the illness of Professor Fossler.
Professor Hesscy recently prepared a paper on the
"Nebraska Ground Cherry" for the Garden ami Fans.
Professor Hesscy has recently received from Dr. Under
wood oi Green Castle, Iowa, a collection of lower plants.
The smiling (ace of Robert Hiltner is missed from his usual
haunts. He is confined at his home on account of sickness.
It is reported that the far-famed author of "John Auburn
top" lias skipped for parts unknown with $10,000 not his own.
A large number of the professors and students attended
the concert given by the oratorio society at the M. E. church.
Miss Lewis was unable to attend classes for some time on
account of an injury she received in the gymnasium, Decem
An even half dozen of the old seminar crowd got together
recently and had their photos taken to comincmmorate the
Lciutcnant Pershing has sent for sixty-five new rilles.
Until they come, some of the cadets must drill without aquip
incuts. The first day the gate rules were enforced the air was a
deeper blue than the fence when the working men reached
Ralph E. Johnson's avoirdupois prevented him from
catching the first train home from Crete, the day of the foot
Miss Hawes, who has been sick for six weeks, has
returned to the university to resume studies in the art
"Hoys, I give you my word oi" honor that I am going
through school without beard, moustache, or side-burns."
'J. G. Smith, while in Australia, took several photographs
of the plants and scenery of that country. These may be seen
in Professor Bessey's office.
"If there is any class spirit in the freshman class, and
there is," remarked a prominent boy of '95, "if is due en
tirely to the freshman girls."
The new electrical building is rapidly nearing completion.
It is being built very firmly, and, when completed, will pre
sent a Vv.ry pleasing appearance.
A pleasant party of university students enjoyed themselves
Friday evening .December 4, at the residence o( Mr. J. V.
Winger, thirteenth and J. streets.
a "We thought it was a principle recognized by all that the
talent of the literary societies should contribute to the success
of the established society paper."
Miss Marble, a sister of our own John, came down from
South Dakota to attend the university, but was taken sick
soon after school opened and has not been able to be out
since, She is slowly recovering.
When, in the French class, Mr. Clement's seat broke down,
the professor exclaimed: "Keep up, Mr. Clements; my the
amount of French you nrc getting."
The benefit concert so kindly tendered to the Athletic
association, by Professor and Mrs, Mcnzcndorf, enriched the
Association by about forty dollars.
They say that, when "32 to 0" came over the wire from
Crete, the chancellor's voice sounded louder, and his arms
swung higher than any students in the hall.
Dr Geigcr has been on the sick list for nearly three
months. For six weeks he has been confined to his bed with
typhoid fever. We are glad to learn that he is regaining his
A map of the botanical gardens at Stockholm, Sweden,
with the compliments of Professor Wittrock, who is in charge
of them is one of the latest acquisitions in the botanical de
partment. The Delian girls gave a very creditable program the eve
ning ofths nth. Their original song relating to the slate
scratching process will doubtless inspire many a bashful
youth to happiness.
Misses Green, Matthews, and Mullen, Professor I logman,
and Messrs. Hardy and Saycr are members of the local ora
torio society, and took part in the musical recital at the M. E.
church last Friday night.
Edmiston seems very much taken with his new command
"attcn-shong." One evening last week he insisted on prac
ticing it at an evening party. And the wind proceeded to
take action on his sidebnrns.
The arrangement whereby students may register for next
term's work before the end of this term will lighten the reg
istrar's labor, and facilitate the forming of classes at the
beginning of the following term.
Professor Snow, of the Kansas state university, is to be at
the university Friday night, December 18, and will deliver an
address in the chapel on "Evolution." The lecture will be
given under the auspices of the scientific club, and will be free
Several new gates have been put in the new iron fence.
Why not have these gates open some of the time. Friday
nights those living north of T street must promenade clear
around to the cast gate. Down with penitentiary bars. Open
Thayer had his squad at double quick. He struck a
stump and was soon dumpped head under earth aud heels
over head. He saw stars and imagined that his squad had
approached the fiery regions. He then shouted out, from
his dusty abode, "hold on boys".
Professor Bruner addressed the farmer's institute at
Table Rock Tuesday evening; followed by Chancellor Can"
field, Wednesday; Professor Ingersoll, Thursday; Professor
Bessey, Friday. The people expressed themselves as espec
ially well pleased with the chancellor's address.
Scene in history class: Professor, What do you know
about Cyrus. W . I don't know anything about him.
Prof. What do you know. W . I know that it is about
dinner time. P-of. Wei'., I am glad to know that your
stomach is in working order if your brain is not.
: 'PLEASE DO NOT WALK On'tHIS SIDE :
is the sign that Senter placed on the east side of the Chemi
cal labratory, and then kept walking there himself until the
chancellor politely requested him to desist.
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