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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 30, 1900)
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This gymnasium will bo open every
morning at 8 o'clock to unregistered
students; also Tuesday and Thursday
evenings at 8 and Saturday at 2.
An examination was given to secure
the best three men in tho second year
gymnasium classes. Four pieces of ap
paratus wen used on which forty
points could be made, ten to each piece.
Babson secured first place with 36.88
points; Anker second, 30.11; Baumann
The preliminaries for tho charter
day athletic contest are about com
plete. The only event yet to take place
is the potato race, which will be run
off Saturday. Last Saturday's event
was the high kick. Jewctt and Hewitt
tied for first place at eight feet eight
and one-quarter inches. Itoehen was
given second place at eight feet one
and three-quarter Inches.
Many outsiders a3 well as all stu
dents are interested in the advance
ment of tho university and the in
structors of the university. One of the
most recent advances Is that made by
Dr. Hastings of tho department of
physical training. Owing 10 the prog
ress of the University of Nebiaska In
this department while under his con
trbl, and also on account of ills physi
cal educational normal course which ho
introduced into Nebraska, he has been
culled upon to take charge gt the de
partment of physical education at the
Winona summer school, Lake Winona,
I ml. Lake Winona is n pretty place In
Indiana and has been selected lor tho
situation of this unique organization
of federation of colleges on account of
its advantages for aquatic sports. This
is called a federation of colleges be
cause eighteen of its twenty-two In
structors are chosen lrom the colleges
of Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee,
Nebraska and Michigan. Nebraska
ranking the best in physicalu training,
her instructor was chosen for the in
structor at tho summer school. One of
the purposes of tho department of
physical training in the summer school
is to provide preparation of teachers
and physical directors of colleges, Y.
M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. organizations
for more efllclent Instruction. Dr.
Hastings will Introduce courses of the
ory and practice similar to thos6 used
at the Harvard summer school, the
Chautauqua, Boston normal and others
of like character. Ho also has charge
of the track, field and aquatic events.
Y. M. C. A. NOTES.
The religious department of tho
Young Men's Christian association has
never been so prosperous as it is at tho
present time. The series of meetings
conducted by Dr. Paine are very help
ful and Interesting. A large number
of young men are coming out to these
services and are finding them very
The work at the state farm Is in
creasing in size and Interest. Gospel
meetings are held on Friday evenings
Second Hand Books for the Second Semester
All tho Now Books in Stoclc.
822 North 1 Uli Street.
with an average attendance of seventy
young men. Tho association work
there Is doing much to bring those
boys In touch with the university life.
Thoy feel that they are a part of tho
great state Institution. If tho attend
ance of students at the state farm In
creases as it now promises to do it will
not be long until the Y. M. C. A. work
there will be a good sized organization
Sunday, February 11, Is the day set
apart by the international committee
as a day of prayer for students In all
colleges and universities. Plans are al
ready on foot to make It a great day in
the University of Nebraska. Definite
announcements will be made through
these columns next week.
John Overturf, who has had charge
of the BIbie class records, leaves this
week and will teach during the re
mainder of the year. His brother
James will take his work in the association.
A new membership canvass has been
instituted with a newly well organized
committee. Mr. Staley has charge of
the work and the present outlook is for i
a large number of new members. Tho
Y. M. C. A. is doing the best work now
that it has ever done and deserves the
help and assistance of all young men.
Don't wait to be coaxed when you are
asked to join.
"The Friday Talks" are proving to'
be quite a feature. The last one by Dr.
Wharton was listened to by a largo
number of young men. The one on tho
coming Friday will be given by G. A.
Adams, a lawyer in tho city. The
meeting is held at 12:10 each Friday
in the Y. M. C. A. rooms.
THE BOER'S INVITATION.
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And the grass Is soft as wool
"It rises o'er tho country,
And gives a bird's-eye view
Of my lines of crooked trenches,
And I'll take you in theio, too.
"At the top of Spion kopje
You can loll and dally with
All the farmers In -the trenches
On the road to Ladysmlth.
"If you'll walk up to my kopje,
You can bellow, you can roar,
And I'll tell you, too, sub rosa,
I have several kopjes more."
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