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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1895)
committee of the faculty has been appointed
to see how the faculty can best assist this
work. Last week this committee, which is
composed of Professors Wolfe, Fling and
Hodgman, made a careful survey of this
district. It is to be hoped and we feel sure
that some material good will result to the
poor and the outcasts of our city from these
efforts of our school. This is the right
spirit and a proper direction for University
Thursday, the 21th, the Seniors held a
rather lively meeting. First the question
came up whether the committee on class
day program should bo compelled to make a
special report. This was debated heatedly
but the committee had things their way and
the class day secret was not let out of the
committee's bag. Then came up the matter
of class insignia. The committee who had
looked up this matter reported in favor of
caps and gowns for the whole class. This
was vigorously opposed by some of the boys.
The young women were almost a unit in
favor of accepting the committee's report,
but they were not out in force and the re
port was rejected. However the committee
was retained, three now members being
added and they were instructed to do some
thinking immediately and find out some
thing that wonld be acceptable to all. The
class then adjourned.
It was with rather doleful looks that the
iDsigna committee left the class meeting last
Thursday they had been ordered to do
some thinking. We heard one youth mutter
ye gods do they take us for preps or fresh
One young lady at the Senior class meet
ing said if the girls could not wear caps and
gowns they would not wear anything. For
a moment this filled the young men with
consternation. Had the vote been taken
then it would have carried dead sure. But
after a whispered consultation it was decided
not to take her at her word
-or at least to
When it was discovered that the young
ladies were bound that all have the same in
signa, some youth was cruel enough to sug
gest bloomers. But he did not got a second
to his motion.
LAW SCHOOL LOCALS.
Why not subscribe for Thk Hksvkrian at
once? Subscription only $1 per year.
It seems that Judge Webster objects to
foot-ball students being present by proxy.
J. P. Mullin, who was a Junior last year,
is teaching at the Shenandoah, Iowa, Normal
Fred Lyon is in attendance at the Atlanta
Exposition. He expects to be back in
school after Xmas.
E. W. Brown and F. L. Sumpter, both of
class of '95, have formed a partnership and
may now be found at 1137 O street.
F. W. Sweeney's name is often seen in
connection with the Doane foot-ball team.
He has been doing some brilliant work for
them this year.
A. C. Mayer says he thinks the law and
common sense often clash, especially judicial
decisions protecting the property of infants.
The class in Domestic Relations is five
lessons ahead of the schedule. Owing to the
fact that Dean Reese has been detained in
Colorado that study had to supplant Ele
mentary Law during his absence.
President Powers, of the Maxwell club,
has decided to resign his position. He finds
his time so occupied in the office of Willard
Stewart that he is compelled to drop his
work for this term.
B. C. Matthews is one of the busiest of
the busy in the Junior class. His duties as
prosident of the debating association together
with thooe of steward of his boarding club,
leave him scarcely time enough to eat and
study "Domestic Relations.1'
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