The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899, April 30, 1897, Page 8, Image 8
T 11 E UliSP E R 1 A N t BLvby's Retreat. Scrap's the word! Let well-enough bis tired 1 Prof J. V. Boomer of Liberty, former business manager of this sliuel, orator, politician, presiding elder, poet and general pusher has recently been ohosen to deliver the Memorial Daj address at Lib erty, Ncbr., on condition that he will not use any of his last year's jokes or quote from Ooldsmith. He is in great demand. His latest achievement is a met rieul "Composition on Musie" read before the gran dees of his adopted city. It. moved the audience, but was generally pronounced better than any origi nal vocal illustration of his text. Dear Hoonier, fame has you fast, Your metre every heart inspires! Oh, tell us bow long this will last So wo may put on extra wires To spread your fame on lightning wing Achieved in "Music," Love" or 'Spring." 1.ANS1NO ENJOYMENT The richest joy ot all life's store, Winch brightened my brief span, Was just to sit on the "Jfirst Floor" To hear "El Capitan " ECOE KEGKNTS COME TO CIIAl'KL. I think when regents arc about Wis ought, to make a show. The faculty should all turn out Enough, at least to till one vow. The eager students g.iily throng To join in one glad welcome song. But wh"ii the later days arrives Willi regents not in session, Py hook or crook we can't contrive (Kind heaven forgive my frank confession!) To make our chapel service sweet With piety and empty seats IS THE I'USM SBK KUIII.MAN'S NOSE. 1 saw that rabid Lansing mob, Their ribs, arms, feet, promiscuous lay. And buttons, cigarettes, and gum, Thick scattered o'er that, gory way. 1 only thought with fond vegrvt The faculty again had met. A HANK CONFESSION I Hark! the chapel bell is ringing. Let us go to take a stroll; Nature gives for soulless singing Sweet retrains that stir the soul. Come with me and wander sprightly In the fragrant morning air; Let our buoyant spirit lightly Ureal h a truer chapel prayer II Empty forms may weakly linger After spirits have expired; If they'd introduce some "ginger" It wouldn't be sodarnalllired Oh confess, with shame and blushing, We can only make a show By a called mass meeting! Mushing Students otherwise don't go. Departmental Lecture. E J. Willyoung, .expert designer of electrical measurement instruments for Queen & Co of Phil ndclphia gave a series of ten lectures before the engineering students this week Mr. Willyoung was a fellow student with Dr. Brace at Ann Arbor ami is an intimate friend of Prof Owens. It was through the latters efforts that so valuable a lcetiiriT was secured. The lectures have been full of interest both to the beginner and to those betM acquainted with the more technical part of electrical measure monts. The subjects, resistances of wires, ulloy used to produce constant resistances, rcsistante boxes, the wheatstone bridges, and the diiuvnt kinds of galvanometers have been taken up in older and fully discussed The idea of the greatest aceur acy in instrument making has predominated through out. Last night a reception was tendeicl Mr Will young by the society of Electrical Engineers at the Phi Kappa Psi chapter house- A goodly ntimberof Profs, and students turned out and showed Heir appreciation of this opportunity to meet tlicdMin guished guest. How to Make Money. Students and others who wish to improve their time prolitably, while in school or during the MiJ mor months, should take an agency for Everybody Dictionary, vest pocket size. This little ilk'tionnrj contains over 83,000 words and is the mot useful book published. One man has sold more than 1.5W coppies. Tt makes a splendid "side Him" l' f'lliw'' lion with other business Write for catal":iii' " terms, to The Practical Text Book Co., Cleveland. Ohio. Beatrice Myan expects to ieave school nc.t w''- The Seniors expect to have a picnic next Saturday in the woods near the penitentiary. The Misses McGinlcy, who were called t ,lll'ir home in Talmadge by the scu;iou.s jllncss of tlu'i father, have returned to school. j The Union boys debating tfuVdelmt-s with ! coin Normal club Saturday evening at the Norma A large crowd is expected to go out. Owing to the rain last Friday night the clD "New members' program" will bo given Ma)' (ireat preperations are being made to excell the on given last, year and it promises to be sonusthuip good.