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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (March 1, 1893)
same production. It was with much difficulty
that the University association proved this in time
to send the second orator's oration to the state
The Princeton faculty have recently placed the
students of that institution upon their honor in
examinations. They simply require each stu
dent, without supervision in examination to sub
scribe to the following at the end of his paper: "I
pledge my honor as a gentleman, that, during
this examination, I have neither given or received
assistance." This is the result of a student feeling
against cheating in examinations.
Be sure and attend the state contest.
B. F. Neill has gone to his home in Brownville
to spend a few days.
Prof. Barbour has been appointed geologist of
the state board of agriculture.
The ate hour system is being agitated in the
chapel at noon these days.
Professors Adams and Owens are again in their
deparments, after a period of illness.
The beaming countenance of J. Cecil Graham
was not among us last week sickness.
A great deal of new apparatus has been placed
in the gymnasium during the past month.
D. F. Robertson has gone home sick. His
home is at Odell and his disease is measles.
In olden times when they hanged witches it
was considered in a double sense, neck romancy.
The State Oratorical contest will be held on
the evening of March 10, in ihe Lansing Opera
No, they're not post-graduates, nor even
seniors. They're only Ira and Conway, of '98, at
Hon. W. H. Munger of Fremont, has closed
an able and interesting course ol lectures on
Several of the teachers were caught in the col
lapse of the Capital National bank. Prof. Bates
was the heaviest loser.
The lectures on criminal law by Hon. J. C.
Watson will be resumed as soon as the pressing
work of the legislature is over.
Mrs. Canfield has been confined to the house
for several days by a return of the grip, accom
panied by neuralgia in the face.
The first preparatory class sent Prof. Bates a
basket of rare flowers with resolutions of respect
which were adopted January 14.
The idea of John Williams, our sedate John,
you know, doing the clog-dance before a full
house ! But so it goes in hypnotism.
O. T. Reedy is at present on trial for felon(y).
The case is a bad one against him and the class
of '98 extends its heartfelt sympathy.
A. E. Yont has found his calling. He and
Prof. Reynolds give their mesmeric entertain
ments every evening in Y. M. C. A. hall.
Prof. Fossler's Sophomore Germans Will Tell of
delightful reading, if you ask them. They are
also tackling Trompeter for sight reading.
It is said that a Scotch jury recently rendered
the following verdict: "Guilty, but with some
little doubt as to whether the prisoner is the right
For the brief spell of half a minute, under the
influence of Prof. Reynolds, Hoagland could not
get his mouth open. It was a severe strain on
the quiet youth.
Judge Reese: "How would you proceed to
get the body of a dead relative out of the hands
of a stranger?" Burkett: "Sue out a writ of
"Will," said a fair co-ed recently, "I know
one thing that the mesmerist can't do. He can't
make Billy Forsyth's mouth any bigger unless he
sets his ears back."
Those who are considerate will not guy the
orchestra any more about that playing in the
Lansing on charter day. The boys have suffered
enough. No more, please.
The Department of pure Mathematics has re
ceived from Andrews, of Chicago, a spherical
blackboard which, although small, will greatly as
sist in the work in solid geometry.
Tom Majors thought he was "in it"
When with the senatorship he did flirt,
But his 'hoodoo' is plainly discern-ed,
Talmadge is wearing a blue shirt.
The Art departmeut is now under the direction
of Mrs. Canfield. The work ot instruction, how
ever, will be carried by Miss Bessie Tuttle, sister
of the genial secretary of the chancellor.
The lectures of Hon. G. M. Lambertson on
Federal Jurisprudence have been necessarily
postponed until after the 4th of March when Mr.
Lambertfon is expected home from Washington.
Through the efforts of our enterprising athletic
editor, Mr. Lord, the athletic association jingles
$58 in its jean's pockets; that being the proceeds
of Prof. Reynold's lecture on mesmerism with
Prof. Fossler addressed the citizens of Papillion
last Friday and Saturday evenings. His subjects
were, " The History of the Development of Pri
vate Ownership of Land," and " The Essence of
the Old Teutonic Religion.
The bath rooms are now in good running order
one and one-half days in the week. The students
are thankful for the one and one-half days, how-
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