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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (April 15, 1893)
Hurrah for Wing and Nebraska.
Mope you had a pleasant vacation.
The batallion will soon begin ccolcs a feu.
Harry Laflin enjoyed vacation under the paren
Miss Minnie Jodon spent vacation with relatives
The measly measles and the cheeky mumps are
The girls' gymnastic exhibition was just too
lovely for anything.
Prof. Bates, after many weeks of illness, is in
the class-room again.-
Prof. Taylor spent a few clays at his old home,
Creston, Iowa, last week.
Mr. Fuller, of Doane, was greeting friends in
the University last Monday.
Prof. E. W. Hunt, formerly of this University,
was in town a short time ago.
The tennis courts on the campus are popular
resorts on these beautiful days.
Miss Ella Cox received a pleasant visit from
her mother the fore part of April.
If the chapel was bereft of all its seats, there
would still be one Pew remaining.
Messrs. Burns and Tumberg were compelled to
leave school on account of sickness.
The young ladies of the Sophomore and Fresh
man classes intend organizing a bicycle club.
An interesting meeting of the Sem. Bot. was
held in the botanical lecture room on the 15th.
Gardner Hadkinson has returned from his Euro
pean trip. He reports a pleasant and profitable
Miss Jury, who has been suffering with a com
plication of diseases for the past months, is slowly
The athletic association held a rousing meeting
in Palladian hall on the 12th. Arrangements
were made as far as possible for field day.
Prof. Nicholson has been appointed member of
the Chemical Advisory Council of the World's
Congress Auxiliary at the Columbian Fair.
U. G. Cornell is truly becoming an expert with
the "Kodak." He took a snap shot of the editor- -in-chief
last Friday and his camera is almost as
good as it ever was.
Prof, and Mrs. Menzendorf will give a recital
with their Ashland class at that place the middle
of this week. D. N. Lehmer wiil furnish the
audience with a few whistling selections.
Prof. Bates wishes us to say that he is all right
again-and at work in his department. He will
not wait until '93-4 before taking up his work as
the Hesperian stated in its last issue.
The English department gives notice that the
Second Preparatory and Sophomore students will
receive no credit for their themes unless they are
rewittren and corrected and returned for inspec
tion. Among the many who gladly packed their
grips on April 5, for a few days visit at home,
were : J. H. and W. M. Johnson, Pollard, Weav
er, Tallmadge, Gerrard, Durrell, Overstreet, Stro
man, and two hundred and eighteen others.
The inter-state contest will be held at Colum
bus, Ohio, on May 4. Nebraska and the "Nuc"
will be on deck at the appointed time, and the
coveted first prize need not be bashful about com
ing forward for we are after you, after you.
Profs. Lees, Owens and Frazier enjoyed a hunt
ing expedition up the Platte during vacation. It
is reported that Prof. Owens found such pleasure in
the sport that he remained over a day or so longer
than first intended and rode home on Prof. Lees'
Prof. Bessey gave two lectures last week in
Fremont. One was before the Scientific Sock-h
of the Fremont Normal School, and the other
the Northeastern Teachers' Association. The
Professors's subjects were, "Glimpses of the Vege
table Kingdom" and "Nature's Study in Public
Prof. Hodgman, together with Profs. Low, of
the Wesleyan, and Aylesworth, of Cotner, acted
as judges on delivery at the southeast Nebraska
district high school oratorical contest held at
Ashland on Saturday, April 8. Prof. Hodgman
reports an enjoyable evening and a splendid con
test. The Mansfeldt Quartette furnished some
excellent music during the execution of the
A prohibition club has been organized in the
University. Its object is to arouse interest in
prohibitory work and prepare for the future.
Similar clubs have been organized in the different
colleges throughout the stale and the different
states throughout the Union. Contests in oratory
will be held yearly on the same plan as the regu
lar college contests; that is, local, state and inter
state. Success to the prohibs.
The Sophomoric side of the local department
m a five line space-occupier of last issue, com
plains that he did not attend the late Freshmen
reception because he was not sufficiently urged.
We arc sorry, very sorry. The Sophomore class
hypnotized or, perhaps better, made to disappear
about two hundred invitations not intended for
them. Out of that number, each member (gf that
"noble band" should have received at least three
or four "personal invitations." How much urging
does an editor require?
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