The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899, December 10, 1896, Page 4, Image 4

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Til K II KS T K R 1 AN
(i. il. lloimrad went to Omaha to at
t oiid a meeting of the Aksarbens.
The Glee Club have purchased dress
suits and had their pictures taken last
Miss Florence Smith will bo able to re
sume her work as assistant librarian aftor
The last number of Science contains a
long article on the work done by our
botanical seminar.
The November "Home Monthly," NVilla
Outlier's magazine, contains stories by
Miss Hopper and Mrs. Peattie and a
poem bv Viiliam Reed Dunrov.
Saturday evening the Palladian boys
debating club had an extended parliamen
tary "scrap." It lasted from 8 to 9:30,
leaving but thirty minutes for the regular
It is said that at the meeting of the
Association of Oollege Presidents of the
Middle West, to be held in Madison Dee.
14, a proposition will be made to abolish
foot-ball entirely from the list of college
A foot-ball gnnie between Yundcbilt
and the U. of Nashville wound up in a
general melee in which the spectators and
police took part. An exchange comments
as follows: "It is hoped that the public
will view the 'deplorable occuranco' in a
common sense way and see that foot-ball
was in no way the cause of the difficulty,
the game being merely the occasion "
Mr. Studd, of London, who has been
in Lincoln attending the Y.M. 0. A. con
vention, led chapel Monday. Mr. Studd
has been a missionary to China for ten
years, and of course is thoroughly ac
quainted with the ways of that country.
In a short speech ho emphasized the need
of the Christian religion in China, describ
ing vividly the horrors of paganism and
relating instances of lives reformed by
the acceptance of Christianity.
77c Electrical Engineers.
Tho Society of Electrical Engineer
mot in regular session last Saturday night.
Tho special features for Charter Day in
to bo lights and decorative work. The
younger members carried the day and
tho boys are to have their pictures in the
Junior Annual.
Aftor the short business meeting the
boys were treated to an interesting lecture
on "Country Trolleys" by Prof. Brown.
He gave a detailed account of the con
struction of such a road terminating in
Fredricksburg, Maryland. The Professor
was one of the constructors and therefore
could give the boys accurate information
on the subject. This is the lirt of a
series of lectures to be given before the
Society during tho year.
The Society Programs.
The Unions will have a special pro
gram their semi-annual musicale.
At the PalladTan. Frank Miller will
read a paper on "Old Mexico,'' giving an
account of his trip in that land last sum
mer. The history of the Pall. Goose will
bo brought to light for the first time. It
has boon wrapped in mystery but tin1
muse has at last revealed the facts ami
Miss Anthony will toll of its birth ml
purpose of existonce.
The Dolians wilThavo recitations by
Messrs. Davis, KoDt and Barter; tory
by Miss Graham, sketch ljy Mr. Willinm
description of the "Devil's Tower" by
Mr. Gates and verses by Mr. Sargent.
There is some follow taking Englte h
Literature (5) who is cooler than a ""''
heart. Ho took the copy of Lowell's "My
Study Window" which had been assign?"
as a regular reading for a class of sovora
hundred students. He tore out the refer-onoe-rending
and returned the rest of tin1