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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (May 14, 1897)
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mtus ok sritsuiiii-riox
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Aivr.RTti IUtimix Arri.iOATinx
AJ.l'MNI AMI E. TlnF.NTs.
Sl-eela! nilcaor will le mmle to make Tub Hi-srEniAN inter
online to former students. l'lese vcnil ns your Mitiscrljitions.
J.T"nlriftiono.iourliiii. will he continnel until or
A-hlressalloomiutinleiUons to Tub Hesperian, University
of Ncone-l-n, Lincoln, Xchrsc.
noAitn of KDiTons.
K. H Perry ..
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-1 A. Miret-Mt
J. II. Savor
I.. E. Miunfor-1
The man who "pallidas his own canoe" always
has a boat-load who arc looking for a free title.
Silence is music; pretend to know ami you are a
tin pan and drum-Micks in the hands of a small
Access lo a great library without knowing what
yon ought to read is like going to a banquet, with
out au appetite. The viands are nice to look at,
that is all.
No studont who can p tssihly spare the time -should
fail to hear Rev. MueAyeal next Tuesday evening
on the "Religious Element in Polities " Better
neglect a lesson than tniss it.
Our base-ball boys- :u-e doing the best practice
work we liave ever seen on the campus. Utidor the
able direction of coach Robinson, we are sure to win
some victories ou the inter collegiate trip, that will
rcdown to the honor of the University.
It is surprising to sec how many of the students
huve planned for definate work during the summer
We do not believe that there is a more energetic and
businass like body of students in the United Slates.
It i safe to say that over half at Icf-t of the young
men are paying pari or all of their own expenses
while they ai . in school Does this not mean ome
lhing iu regard to the future Usefulness ofourstu
dems We think it doe. Henceforth we will not
see so many college graduates thrown on the world
unprepared for the stern realities of life-adrift and
awrcck Dmiuse life 1,SIS ,.,. al, ,-, ,,
Held day exercises were, held on the campus li.
day afternoon, May 7. Although the day was disu
greeable bleaching hoards were filled by a large
crowd which encouraged the contestants. The
company relay nice was won by Co A, Co. C second
This company also won the bayonet nice. The 10
dash was run iu heats Colleit and I'epoou won the
lirstheat, R. D. Audreson and Hancock second,
best time 11 -seconds tlat. Iu the final Audreson
lirst, Collet t second, time 112-5. W. E. Amlrcson
won the high jump, but did not reach hi- rcconl of
live feet, 4; Kyle second. The broad jump and
pole vault were both won by default by Andres u
and Benedict respectively, rhe iiQ yard d-cli wis
won by R. I). Andrc-ou, I'epoou second, lunc'15i"
Turner won both the hammer throw and i-ln-l put
by a small margin over Hansen, his puly competitor
The standing broad jump was wou ly l'illsbuij,tli-
jump was 9 feel YJ inches Kyle won the huidl
race over W. K Audrcson iu 17: seconds. I'he nule
run was won by Ryau, Thompson second
The intercollegiate Field-day belwoen Doan e
lyan and the Uuivei'aity has been set for toiiKiimu,
May loth An iuterasting program h. U-i-n ar
ranged and if the day is good oine iceonls will ni
doubt Im' broken. The students should -oik- tul
tlhcoloi, yells and tin horns ami eiicoui ig un-contestants.
The girl's gymnasium exhibition last s.iturdny
eveumgwas the most successful exhibition lti.it ha
beeti given. The people who were fnunwtr
enough to have tickets did not let the Jam m-i-ji
llieiii at home. Some of the boys who could ni
"work" a ticket were willing to sit in the window
and did not seem to niiitd the rain. Anjihwg !
see the girls perform.
The class work was very good and .showed llmi
careful training, but the pa it which pleased tin-and
ieuce most, was the apparatus work and tin- tiw
The girls surprised every one iu their apjuutu
work. It was most like a four ringed circus t" tij
and watch all of them. The periormaiice ou li
ladder, the swinging .rings and Uie jumping ''
perhaps the most difficult work of the cm ""'J,'
The highest jump was live feet three inches
The mass diill was very pretty. All tin !
(tuniii on to the floor and gate free hand work
Tlie exhibition closed wiih a short game of basket
ball. If Uie members of the legislature could hate
seen the way the girls tumbled around, they would
undoubtedly have considered it a very brutal and
uncivilized game, even worse that! fool ball
The girls entered into the work with a great deal
of enthusiasm, and that accounts for the suo-ess of
Thebojs will have lo work pretty hard if tlW
any thing which tvlil surpass the girls.
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