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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1893)
And if he was up to his chin, why did he have to
The Literary society of the Law department.
That which lawyers have the most of comes the
highest, viz : time.
V. Hoagland has been having a tussle with
a specie of lung fever.
Pom Allen has gone out or politics, and turned
again to the study of law.
C. V. Starling an alumnus of '92 has opened a
law office in the Brownell Block.
Hon. V. F. Gurley, of Omaha, lectured on
Rufus Choate, Monday at 6:45 p. m.
lion. T. M. Marquette has begun a series of
interesting lectures on homestead laws.
Chief Justice Maxwell will lecture on code
pleadings each Wednesday at 2 p. m. until May
The past few days have been days to try the
souls of men, and as the Dramatic club has it, of
Two of America's most eminent jurists have
gone, one from the north and one from the
south Butler and Lamar.
Stroman (to Prof. Caldwell after a three hours
examination in law) "Just look, Prof.! See the
blisters on that thumb!"
Judge "I see the villain in yourface." "May
it please your worship," replied the prisoner,
that's a personal reflection."
Colored lawyer. "Da is a law dat's called 'hab
his carcass,' and I's going to hab the carcass ob
dat client o' mine, dead or alive."
A good many of the boys suffered losses in the
failure of the Capital National Bank. The out
come of the matter is not yet known.
The Sophomores are jubilant over their double
victory in the "Chase and Wheeler" contest. Mr.
Welden and Miss Bullock are staunch 95'rs.
Prof. Fossler has been putting the Sopho
mores through the "sweat," for fifteen minutes
each, the examination being both oral and tough.
There are 33 seniors and 27 juniors in the law
st hool. The school is already occupying a posi
tion of prominence among the western law
The museum is forging to the front as usual.
Ten large new cases have been added within six
weeks, three of them being cases of geological
Counsel (to witness.) "You're a nice sort of a
fellow, you are ! "
Witness. "I'd say the same thing of you, only
I'm on my oath."
The Watterson lecture on "Money and Morals"
was the most successful that the Palladian Society-has
provided. An enthusiastic crowd
greeted the speaker.
The senior geologists have been doing a little
artistic work, by painting geological maps. R.
H. Johnson leads the van as chief "dauber";
Marlay comes in a good second.
Don't try to register for more than eighteen
hours. You may no more expect to get it than
you may expect to find the Hesperian office
open when you want a blue book.
Under his vest he slipped a "Trig,"
And hied him to Hodgman's exam;
The Prof. he found that Trig alas!
Young Slippers won't smile again.
It may be of interest to some to know that the
oration Mr. Marlay delivered in the "Chase and
Wheeler" contest, has been printed in the Omaha
Excelsior and in the American Israelite of Cin
cinnati. One of the cases in the moot court involving
the constitutional question as to whether an athe
ist is a competent witness in Nebraska has awak
ened a lively interest. It will be re-argued by
Chapman and Ferris before Chief Justice Max
well. The Oberlies collection of foreign coins, given
to the museum, has aroused considerable interest
among those having coin collections. Several
have recently been offered to Prof. Barbour. The
Marshall and the Taylor collections are now also
Jack Best, the genial instructor in boxing, and
general custodian of the gymnasium, wishes to
thank the boys, through the Hesperian, for the
Christmas present they so generously bestowed
upon him. Jack has a warm spot in his heart
for every one of them.
On Friday evening, January 13, Miss Olivia
Pound entertained about eighteen couples at her
home. Cards and dancing were the amusements
indulged in. Mr. Hetzel and Miss Ames were
the winners of the royal prizes at cards. Refresh
ments were served. Miss Pound displayed her
ability to entertain royally, as all who were present
The local oratorical will take place Saturday
evening, February 4. It bids fair to be the best
ever held in the University. Seven orators will
contest for the honors. Their names -and the
subjects of their oration are as follows:
C. R. Welden "A Dark Chapter in American
F. D. Eager "The Inheritance of Wealth."
T. E. Wing "Patriotism and Brotherhood."
R. E. Johnson "Industrial Democracy."
T. G. Ryan "A Social Revolution."
H. T. Ricketts "The Great American Agitator."
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