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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 22, 1892)
Mr. Thos. Franz has left school to recuperate
for a few weeks. Me will return after the holt
days. Frank Brown went home Thanksgiving to at
tend the wedding of his brother and enjoy a good
The University orchestra furnished the music
for " Perjured Padulion," given by local talent on
The new library building has reached the third
story, and will probably be finished early in the
Jas. Canfield, Jr., left Friday morning for an
extended trip through the cast during the holiday
Miss Josephine Lottridge received some slight
injuries while practicing in the gymasium one
day last week.
The Union society gave very successful musi
cale Friday evening the 9th. It was enjoyed by
a large audience.
Prof. Brace as he slid around the corner of
University hall with his bicycle on top, " Did the
comet hit anyone else?"
The members of the law shool have concluded
to organize a literary society. Parliamentary
drill will be the especial object.
"Yes," said McMullen, sagely, in speaking of
the new uniforms, " I can always tell the corporals
by the omelets that they wear."
The Delian society gave a very entertaining
special program on the life and works of Lord
Tennyson Friday evening the 9th.
The microscopical preparations by Mr. Woods
of the botanical department are attracting a great
deal of attention among scientists of note.
The class in "English 3" is at present engaged
in the study of "De Quincey's Essay on Conver
sation." The study is an interesting one.
On Monday of this week, Judge Elliott, of the
Supreme Court ot Colorado, resumed his able and
interesting lectures on mining and irrigation.
There is a certain Soph, particularly interested
in the study of German proverbs. We under
stand his favorite is, " Heme mir Morgan dir
Frof. Fling's excellent paper on the German
universities was crowded out of this issue. It
will keep, however, and will appear in the New
Prof. Barbour was called to the northwestern
part of the state Monday, the 5th, to be absent a
week or ten days. F. C. Kenyon took his place
in the class room.
Cicero Johnson and ye Athletic Editor Lord
managed the " Perjured Padulion " entertainment
so admirably that several stock companies on the
road have ottered them similar positions.
The large new case of pigeon-holes in the read
ing rooms for text books has indeed filled a long
felt want. Now give us more hooks for coats and
caps that we may keep our long-want felts.
Twenty new cadet uniforms were burned Sat
urday the 3d at the fire at Hill's tailoring shop.
It is not known who will have to bear the loss,
but it is probable that it will fall upon the manu
facturers. The moot court continues to dispense justice.
Several exceptionally interesting cases are pend
ing The legal right of state universities to
abolish fraternities will be tested by Mr. David
son and Mr. Strode.
We noticed several University people in the
chorus and orchestra of the last Oratorio concert.
Misses Fisk and Gregory and Messrs. Hodge
man and Jones sang, and Messrs. Sayer and
Staufier were members of the orchestra.
Never be over-zealous in advertising what you
know; nothing is so distasteful to the ordinary
student as the display of over-bubbling informa
tion volunteered in class room so gratuitously and
patronizingly by the student extra-ordinary.
Be careful after this not to express above a
whisper your admiration of the artistic work on
the Union programs while Chapman is within
hearing distance. Such remarks invariably recall
thrilling memories that he would fain forget.
Again the thanks of the Oratorio Society are
due the faculty and students of the University
for their liberal financial support. The relatively
large attendance of University patrons shows a
high degree of musical taste in University circles.
The fulsome praise indulged in by "Tie State
Journal" in behalf of the imported soloists who
took part in the recent Oratorioal concert was a
a little overwrought. The singers were profess
ionals and needed no charity whatever and the
public should be educated by careful, discriminate
A lecture was given to the students at large by
Mrs. Elia W. Peattic of the Omaha World-Herald
staff on the subject" Journalism as a Field for
Women." The lecture was excellent from be
ginning to end. Mrs. Peattie is a charming con
versationalist, and will always be welcomed at the
Nebraska will show to the world the wonderful
depth and richness of her soil at the exposition.
A uniform system of cases will be used throughout
the United States in displaying the soil of each
state. This state, in the heart of the great
Ameiican desert is not dubious over the compar
ison of soils.
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