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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 18, 1895)
Not long since tho Stato University of
Iowa was swiped by Ames to tho tune of
24 to 0. The Vidotto-Roportor has two
whole columns explaining how it was done
in which tho cheating umpire, and just "luck
you know" play star parts. Brace up Mr.
Reporter, admit you got beaten and vow to
do bettor next time, don't whine like a
The Latin department gets its share of
tho rooms in University hall when tho
library building is finally occupied. Prof.
Barber will occupy tho old European history
room with his classes, using tho small room
22 adjoining for his study. Prof. Wilson
will have tho American history room; while
tho Latin instructors will be givon tho old
Latin recitation room. The latter will also
bo used as a reading room in connection
with tho classical library which is now
located in tho classical alcovo.
Saturday evening November 2, Prof, and
Mrs. Caldwell gave a party to tho nine
o'clock class in American history 3. Not
withstanding tho celebration of tho foot-ball
victory, tho class was well represented.
Tho Prof, suggested a trip to Europe.
Tho chief places of interest were shown to
tho class. Tho Prof, makos an excellent
guide. About ton o'clock refreshments wore
served, which wore seasoned with stories of
college life in 'tho 80's. Prof. Caldwell
admits that tho students are not as bad as
thoy used to be.
Tho 16th annual state convention of tho
Y. M. 0. A. mot November 8 to 11 at
Omaha. About 400 dologatos wore prosont.
Of those 100 were from colleges at Lincoln
and vicinity; Wesleyan had 01, Lincoln
Normal 23, U. of N. 15, and Cotnor 4.
Tho delegates from U. of N. wore tho fol
lowing: W. T. Elmoro, E. H. Kring, J. H.
Kuhns, J. H. Sayor, Wm. Green, Dr. Clark,
John Boose, Wm. Axling, T. D. Lunn, H.
R. Landis, Honry Tucker, F. F. Tucker,
Robt. Lansing, Mr. Miles, F. H. Hawxby.
Wm. Axling, and T. D. Dunn rode to
Omaha on their wheels. Their wheels gave
out seven miles oast of Ashland and thoy
walked back to that place. Thoy arrived in
Omaha Saturday morning.
Tho convention hold its first session Fri
day evening and its last Monday morning.
Strong and ablo addresses wore givon by
T. S. McPhectors, of St. Louis'; W. A.
Mageo, state secretary of Iowa; F. F. Caru
thers, of Hastings; W. A. Vontor, of Kan
sas City; C. M. Copeland, international
secretary; Dr. Clark; W. J. Hill, of Fre
mont; C. C. Michener, international college
secretary; J. W. Hansel, secrotnry Western
International Institute, Chicago; Rev. A.
A. Bylcs, of England; E. M. Aiken, state
socrotary Kansas; H. E. Wells, of Ohadron,
Nob. ; nnd G. D. Baker, of Council Bluffs.
Tho convention was a groat success and
was vory beneficial to all who attended.
Tho Sophs and Freshies gave a joint ro
coption at tho University Conservatory last
Saturday evening. They received, each
other with outstretched arms, and class
animosities were forgotten as thoy viod
with each other in making this reception tho,
most successful of tho year. About throo
hundred took part in tho amusements of tho
evening which included dancing and ga,mos
of all kinds, from krokinole and cards, to
tiddle do winks. Tho parlors were tastily
decorated with smilax, palms and drapory of
class colors. It was indeed an informal rq.
coption, and all had an informal good time
that will long bo remembered with pleasure.
LAW SOnOOL LOCALS.
Mr. Carlson, a last year's Junior is back
again. Ho intends finishing his courso this
J. P. Mullin, who is teaching in tho
Normal school at Shenandoah, Iowa, spent
Sunday in tho city.
Juniors now feel superior to even tho
Seniors, and why shouldn't thoy? They
have two ladies in their class while tho
Seniors have but ono. .
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