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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1893)
A CHEMICAL KOMANCE.
Said Atom to Molly Cule,
"Will you unite with me ?"
And Molly Cule did quick retort,
"There's no affinity."
Beneath electric light plant's shade
Poor Atom hoped he'd meet her.
But she eloped with a rascal Baso,
And her name is now Saltpetre.
A statesman was puzzled to discover just why
There wasn't some rule for pronouncing Hawaii.
He varied tho accents ten times each day,
And each time he got a new kind of Hawaii.
But finally found in an outburst of joy
An accurate means of surmounting "Hawaii,''
He found how Stevenson pronounced Ad-la-i
And used the same plan in the case of Ha-wa-ii. Ex.
CONTINUITY AND DIFFEKKNTIATION.
Whenever in America,
A girl is asked to wed,
She'straightway says, "Go ask papa,"
And coyly drops her head.
And over in the Fatherland,
Where flows the terraced Rhine,
She whispers, while he clasps her hand,
"Ich liebc dich allein.1'
But up in Russia, where the snow
Sweeps hissing thro' the firs,
She simply murmurs soft and low,
"Bhjushkst zwmstk rstk pbjunsk pjbrs,"
ALUMNI ANB FORMER STUtiENTS
A, B. StophoiiH, from Fairbury, visited in
tho city rocontly.
'92 Miss Lottie Andrus was u callor at
tho University rocontly.
'91 ,J. B. Fogarty spout a fow days in
Lincoln tho first part of tho present wook.
'ill "Win. Taylor, principal of South
Omaha High school, 'is spending his Eastor
vacation in Lincoln.
Miss Roso Jliggins has returned to tako
up work nt tho"; University. Sho has been
teaching in Illinois during tho fall and
Mao RhodoB, last year of '90, is visiting
with friends in tho city. Sho will return in
a fow days to Utica, Nob., whore sho has
'92 Miss Minnie JDePue, now a teaclier
of tho David Oity Nob., schools, Bpent a
fow days of her vacation visiting friends at
her alma mater.
'92 Samuel Avery passed through Lin
coln last Saturday on his way to his home
at Unadilla. He is teaching Greek and sci
ence in tho Beatrice High school.
Geo. J. Woods, a former student, ex.
member of the class of '94, is republican
candidato for councilman in tho Sixth ward.
Tho republican boys say that he's sure to bo
Conrad Scharman, a former student, has
resigned his position in the Wells Fargo ox
press ollicc at North Platte, to accept the
position of cashier of the North Platte Na
.1. Elton Fulmar has written an excellent
article on "The Occurrence of Phosphates
in Nebraska," which appears in tho Feb
ruary number of the Journal of Analytical
and Applied Chemistry. The article has
also been printed in circular form.
'89 Rev. 0. W. Fifor, piiBtor of tho
Emanuel M. E. Church of Lincoln, ad
dressed tho Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. 0. A.
of tho University in tho chapol Sundry 25th
inst. on tho subject "The Right Life Ohoico."
Ho also conducted chapel exorcises the first
tin eo mornings of the present week. Mr.
Fifor is easily tho most popular of the
younger ministry of Lincoln.
It has ofton occurrod to tho alumni oditor
that a collogo paper would bo much improved
if contributions from alumni could bo made
to till a column or two of oach issue. The
oditor of this dopartmont may, by uso of
largo quantities of gall in plying unsuspect
ing individuals with numborloss questions,
find out a fow things concerning tho whoro
abouts of some prop whoso stay at tho Uni
versity may not have oxcoododono or
two terms. Concerning the largor part of
our alumni, it is very difficult to obtain roli
able information. Each alumnus, no doubt,
is desirous of hearing from his former collogo
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