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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (April 16, 1897)
T HE H 13 S 1' ID 1UAN
Baker tnkos tho cake!
Tho Right Honorublo Senator R. S. Baker, free
silver campaigner, fusiocral orator, star dobator, and
all round brainy statesman in genoral, bis just boon
awarded a gold standard medal as largo as a cart
wheel by tho "Sons of tho American Revolution."
Tho Chancellor was caught on threo separate oc
casions shaking hands with himself that R. S. Baker
hails from Nebraska State University.
we're at it aoain.
Oh, April is tho poet's time
When through tho balmy days
Tho violets glance and wave and dance
All up and down the braes;
And perfume rare, lloats everywhere
From wild rose by tho hedge
And meets midvalo tho fragrance palo
Of lilly in tho hedge.
Then "Songs of Summer" swells tho chime
And "Dust his Chariot Wheels"
And "Daily Drift" with richer gift
A soulful song reveaN.
We read betimes in pleasing rhymes
"Tho Substance of His 'Residence,' "
Hut 'spite of th'se our hearts to please
We'll follow ancient precedents
And W. Reed Dunroy and 1
Will grind our usual "Spring supply."
THE STUDENT'S I-AMKNT. l 75 PER WEEK.
, Backward, turn backward, O, time in your flight,
Feed me on gruel again, just for to night.
1 am so tired of sole leather steak
Petritied uoughnuts and vulcanised cako,
Oysters that sleep in a watery bath,
Butter as strong as Goliath of Gath.
Weary of paying for what I can't eat,
Chewing up rubber and calling it meat.
Backward, turn backward for weary I am
Give me a crack at my old grandma's jam,
Lt-t mo drmk milk that has never been skimmed
Let mo eat butter whose hair lias been trimmed.
Lot mo onco more have an old fashioned pio
And thon I'll bo ready to curl up and dio
Ruth Pyrtlo will sing at tho Delian society Friday
Emily McNoal is confined to her room with tho
Tho boys of the Palladian society have charge of
tho program this evening.
IVr. Covoll, who is teaching in Elm wood this year
spent Sunday in Lincoln.
Tho electrical engineers will have a special pro
gram Saturday night April 17.
Mr. Kolley gave a talk before the Journalism class
on tho 'Associated Pross' Thursday morning.
Tho lectures given by B. T. Arnold before tho
engineering students aro being published in tlfc
Prof Brunei' starts Saturday for South America,
where bo will investigate tho causo of tho serious
grasshopper raids in that country.
May Woodford will load tho Y W. C. A. mooting
next Sunday Tho subject will bo 'i Christian fol
lowship." There will bo special music.
Tho Juniors hold a mooting Tuesday and decided
that tho boys should wour golf caps and carry canes
and the girls should havo caps and gowns.
Tho senior proniouado promises to bo a very pious
ant affair. It will bo held at tho Lincoln Hotel on
April 23. The number of tickets is limited and it is
hoped that they will all bo taken by university peo
ple. Jay Amos Barrett '88, scorotaly of tho stato his
torical society, and Mrs Sadio Rogers, of Salt Lake
City, Utah, wero united in marriage yesterday al
high noon. Tho coremony was performed at the
homo of Dr. Winnott by Rov. Nowell or tho Vine
street Congregational church. Tho Wedding was a
very private one, Mr. anil Mrs. Barrett will make
their home at 161 1 Q street.
Last night tho armory was tho scone of the snap
piest drills the university cadets have evur put up.
Tlio boys were in the best possible condition for the
work as was shown by the drill.
Tho awkward squad, probably tho hardest pa' t for
a well drilled man, was awkward. Tno company
drill showed up well espe'oially in tho double quiisk
Tho special drills, consisting of sabre drill, battle
exorcises, silent manual and marchings and bayo
net exercises, showed what had been done outside
tho regular work.
J Stebbius won tho spell down.
Music was furnished by tho Cadet band.
Y. M. C. A.
Tho Hand-Book committco is commencing the
work of getting out the hand-book for '97-'98.
There will bo a cabinet mooting Saturday evening
at 7:30 p. m in Y. M. C. A room. Ail the chair
men of the now committees aro requested to bo
C V. Vickroy stato college sooretary is visiting
tho officers of tho association.
Tho Lake Geneva committee is at work. Thoy
hope to send a largo delegation this summer.
Tho meeting next Sunday promises to bo an inter
esting ono. "Spiritual Progress" is tho subject. W.
H.Rhodes will lead.
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