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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1892)
The chancellor sports a new black hat;
The Lasso is in the soup;
The students are working the prof's to death,
And everything's on the whoop.
Keep your eye on the bulletin boards.
We are promised three new janitors this fall.
Boom the tennis association! Join and playl
Ladies and gents should play tennis every day.
Mr. Rhodes, formerly of '95, is again in school.
Mr. Van Burg has been compelled to leave school.
New students should join the tennis association at once.
Miss Josephine Tjemain is now instructor in the first
year of Latin.
Charlie Chandler is with the B. & M. engineering gang
at Huson, Wyo.
Mr. Fling, one of 94's enterprisingistudents, iis now leach
ing school at De"Witt.
The greenhouse now "has quite a rarity in the shape of a
palm tree in blossom.
About 2,500 persons visited the "halls of the university
during the week of the fair.
Messrs. Canfield ."nd Chandler surveyed for the B. & M.
in the western part of this state.
Professor Nicholson lias resigned his position as the di
rector of the experiment station.
All cases of sickness or accident should be leporled at
once t0 Mr. Bowen or Miss "Wilder.
MissMertaMoeller, who Wns in the preparatory depart
ment three years ago, is again in school.
Mr. Fletcher has been in Colorado. doing assaying work
and is now at the Norfolk sugar factory.
There will be a meeting of the tennis association on
Wednesday, 1:30 p. m. Everybody come.
"Middy" Maghee-has concluded to give up school and
has gone to work in a drug store at Rollins, AVyo.
A large crowd attended the reception given by the uni
sltyY.M.andY.W.C.A.onthe evening of the 15th.
The herbarium is now full of spec.mens collected during
the summer. These are being classified as rapidly a, pos-
Students now get credit ifor attending chorus and .orches
tra .rehearsals. Now give the editors .of The Hksperia a
The notice blanks for students' meetings will 'be a great
improvement over the. old scrans whiM, ,i , ,i. 7, ..
thelbonrds. ' WJU,,CU "
"We not u by , the catalogue ofithe Western Normal uni
versity that Percy Walters is an .instructor, in .mtliUry science
atuhat pi. ue.
IP. lessor Fling delivered .one of lliis .illustrated Hectares
before .the .freshman history class on the .evening of the
Art. Anderson, of '93, will not 'be in sdhoril this semester
on account of the sickness of his father. This is bad news
for the foot 'ball enthusiasts.
Rev. Dr. Hanha or Tccumseh delivered the .opening
address in the chapel on the morning of the iGth. He spok
for over an hour to a large audience. Dr. Hnrsha is an
interesting speaker and made many friends at the university.
It was an excellent idea of the powers that be to place a
"wooden palisade and shut off the view of the building and
excavating for the nev library.
The crowded condition of the university is felt by the
botanical; department. The department Is badly in need of
more instruments for.laboratory work.
The registration list shows that about 750 students arc
now working at the university aside from those in the law
school and the music and art departments.
The Ulysses ladies cornet band, which toolc first prire at
the grand army reunion at Curtis, Neb., was piloted through
the halls by Lord,jStroman, and Larscn on the 17th.
Perhaps the crowded condition of the university is no
where more noticablc than in the chapel. Nearly one bun
dled students are compelled to stand every morning.
All who desire photograpbs should consult the manager
of The Hesperian, as you can get yonr pbotos at reduced
rates and of the best pbotographer in the city of Lincoln.
Mr. Swindle of the agricultural division of the botanical
department at Washington visited this university on the 14th
and made many acquaintances among the university
Messrs. Barber, Troyer, Kenyon, Rydberg, and several
other university students spent six -weel;s of the vacation in
northwestern Nebraska and southern Dalcota, collecting bugs
for the university.
Messrs. Pollard and R. E. Johnson went to Peru on the
twenty -eighth for the purpose of organizing a republican club
at the normal school, ard of enlightening the people on the
political issues of the day.
During the state fair the botanical department received
several presents from the friends of the university. Among
these were several cacti from Mr. Roberts and a cycad from
Mr. E. C. Erfting of Qmana.
Among the many improvements are the baskets placed in
various, portions of the halls lor waste paper. "We hope the
students will remember the purpose these baskets are meant
to serve and tints save the janitor much labor.
The following K a clipping from a letter leceived during
the summer from the Black Hills: "Saw Lelimer the other
day. He looks well and has whiskers all over his face in
spots. He and his violin are the pride and wonder of the
The band started out this year with twenty-four playing
members. Five or six more aie waiting to join as soon as
instruments can beprovided. Professor Easterday will wield
the baton and make it the .best and largest band ever organ
ized by the .university.
The chancellor vas just in the nick of time last Sulurday
to be of great service to. one of the mew co-eds. She was
endeavoring to mail a letter .in .one oi the city's fire alarm
boxes, but by the timely appearance of lihe chancellor the
letter was saved from the flames.
The Frcndh seminar wns organiued last week by Professor
Fling. The members are iLulu M. 'Green. Nellie Faulkner,
Mattie Hutchison, and J, J. Sayer. Their work will be
original investigation or the "Fronde." They will meet on
Thursdays from 4 to 6 o'clock p. -m.
The .republican club met on the evening of the twenty
second and elected the following officers ifor the. ensuing sem
ester: President, R. E. Johnson; vice president, "W. H. Saw
yer; secretary, R. H. Johnson; treasurer, A. McMulien; histo
rian, Burt Fprbes; scrgeant-at-arms, V. P. Rowc.
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