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THE HESPERIAN STUDENT.
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OUR COLLEGE NEWS,
In the future we shall endeavor to keep
our exchanges on ,flle in the Reading
In the absence of W. 0. Showalter,
Amos E. Gnntt is writing up the local dc
partment. We miss those agricultural books from
the librnry, since they have been taken out
to the Model Farm.
As is usual at the beginning of the
torm, a large number of visitors are in
specting the museum.
The " chinners" of that Sophomore are
only equalled by the luxurious burnsides
of a University student.
The appreciation of the students for
tine music was evinced by the large num.
bcr that attended the Opera of Martini.
"Cheese it" has been the motto of the
students this term in regard to the famous
llenrv Ward of Plymouth Chinch.
A nociahle would be a good thing to
get those sub-freshmen, who cast sheeps
eyes, acquainted with the young ladies.
The grass-hoppcrs made a severe raid
on those beautiful trees, that our public
spirited students planted on the campus,
last Arbor Day.
The Hebrews of this city held roligi
ous services in our chapel during the
first week of school, their New Year's
occuring on Sept. 12.
It was very amusing to see gentlemen
who attended last year, watch every young
lady that came in the door, to see whether
she was an old student.
Puok. Bailey rooms on the third floor
of the University. The preps will be de
prived of their sport on that floor in the
The boys in the physiology class grip
the bony philanges of that skeleton, and
with a shake assert their fondness for
A hase rumor lias been circulated that
one of the Sophs took a particular fanes
to Nancy in the Opera of Martha. In
short, that he fell in love.
How is that secret society, which the
students spoke of so highly last year, pro
gressing? Queer that our students cannot
support at least one secret society.
A NUMiiEii of students, regardless of ap
pearances, have "set their upper lips in
business" during the past summer. There
is something very suspicious about it.
Custahd pies are very nice, at least so
think seniors, but a printer's pi is not. de
sirable. Please don't lay your books on
our " forms" when you come to see us. ,
The Palladian society held a very live
ly meeting the first Friday evening of the
term. The now ofllcers took their places,
and presented a very dignified appear-
The new students should not be at all
backward in subscribing for the Student.
All who wish to keep posted in our Uni
versity affairs should immediately sub
scribe. We are pleased to note the fact that C
J. Dilworth, candidate for prosecuting at
tornoy in the lst Judicial District, is the
paternal relative of our old friend, Will
Mr. W. 0. Showalter, our local editor,
has not yet returned from Plattsmouth,
an'd the readers of the Student will
therefore make allowance for the locals in
The students on the Agricultural Farm
are going to put on a great deal of style,
as they will have a special coach run for
their benefit, between the University and
One of the preps after reading one of
those neat dictionaries In the library, was
seen rushing around witli the vain inqui-
ry: "Have we a prospective 'glue-pot'
Please take notice that the subscrip
tion price of the Student has been raised
to one dollar. Even this is much less
than is charged by most college papers of
the same size.
A few nights ago a now student in the
dormitory was heard in the wee small
hours singing: "Oh! write me a letter
from home." It was so plaintive that it
was distressing to listen.
A i'kep in the English Composition
class, while gravely advising u comrade,
was heard to remark, "A revolving frag
ment of the paleozoic age collects no
Young ladies should not get their
heads so nearyounggentlemen's neckties;
we saw a hair pin in a sophomore's vest
pocket. The owner can have the same
by calling at the Student office.
Fhom the large number of newstudents
in chapel a person would think that the
grasshoppers flew around this State in.
stead of eating up so much of the corn.
The attendance is very favorable and is
increasing overs day.
The classes in Geometry and Trigo
noimtry have made an uttack on those
works of Loomis' that is fearful to con
template. We are in hopes that the vig
orous onslaught on these popular works
will forever continue.
All students svho desire to have their
linen as clean as the cleanest should call
at the " Students Laundry," on 11th street
between P &Q. Mr. Burns warrants sat-
'sfaction, a3 well as white garments.
sure and give him a call.
Puok. W. E. Wilson will have charge
of the Normal School until next term,
when Rev. A. Freeman, L. L. D., principal
of the seminary at Greenville, Kentucky,
and formerly president of the University
situated at jjincoin, ill., svui assume
DuniNo vacation the heart of our "typo"
was made glad by a number of young la
dies who called to see the modern engine
of civilization the press. We are not
certain that " press" was a civilizer, as
there were several " forms" in tlm room,
yet wc alsvays send our " forms" to "press."
"Where, oh where nro the Hebrew children?"
don't bother us very much, but sve svouid
like to know whore the members of the
class of "74 are, and what they are doing.
The last report sve had from Stevenson
he was in the svest end of Cass Counts'
seeking a desirable farm.
Wheiie are the muscular students that
are going to throsv those Indian clubs, of
Prof. Bailey's, around ? Also, svherc is
the man that wants to fence, as our profes
sor has brought a couple of masks with
him ? Just in connection with this sve
svouid like to ask if the Faculty will op.
en the gymnasium this term.
It 1b very suitable that sve should svam
the students, svho have come in this year,
of the existence of a " Black List" in this
city. As far as sve have been able to fer
ret it out, billiards is the only folly in
which the nice young men are allowed to
indulge. This "Black List" is kept up
by the young ladles, but how they ascer
tain their news is a mystery to the svisest
of us poor mortals.
It is all svell enough to find curls,
braids, etc., near the close of a term, but
sve must protest against these young la
dies commencing in the first sveek. We
have a very neat braid of hair, from the
head of a blonde, in our sanctum, that
svas found on the floor, in the room of
Prof. Hitchcock. The lover of theyoung
lady can have the same by identifying it
and paying damages. There issomethlng
very Teen about it.
Hosv they i'ass. Greeny goes trem
blingly into the room of Prof. , svho in
busy with a class.
Phok. Well what do you svunl?
Gueeny; To be examined.
Puok.: Can you write?
Phok.: Do you knosv any grammar V
Ghekny: Y-yes. -
Phoi: Theie that'll C'o. Go down in
to the Sub.reshinan year.w
We arc pleased to announce that all
who desire can have an opportunity, this
term, of taking lessons in oil painting and
pencil drawing. Mrs. S. C. Elliott will
commence classes at tho University on
the Kith inst. Those desiring to avail
themselves of this opportunity can learn
terms etc., by calling at the University, or
at her residence, coiner M and 14th
streets. Mrs. Elliott needs no recomen.
dati'Mi, other than the paintings and
drasvings she has executed, to assure all
of her knowledge of this finest of arts.
" Little Prof.," in company with a
brother attorney, hired a team to take them
out several miles into the country to try a
case before the squire. Arriving at their
destination, " Little Prof." commenced to
spout his lawyer-like speech, but Demos
tlicncs or any other man could not con
tain himself under the circumstances, for
looking out of the svindosv he espied his
legal brother In vain pursuit of the vi
cious horse, that, kicking his heels to
svards the heavens, made a bee line for a
livery stable. They say ho svon the suit
but svalked home.
Mahuied. Oakley, Owen. On Tucs
day morning, Sept. 15, at 9 o'clock, at the
residence of the bride's father, by the
Rev. R. C Talbot, Mr. Roland II. Oakley
and Miss Ada, only daughter of S. G.
Osven., all of Lincoln.
Mrs. Oakley for eight terms svas a mem.
ber of our University, and though sve
sutler a loss, sve extend our congratula
tions to Mr. Oakley in his fortunate choice.
The svedding svas one of the most fash
ionable that ever occurred in this city ;
the happy couple were married at 9 o'clock
A. M. and tsvo hours aftcrsvards svero en route
to tho principal cities of the east, which
they intend visiting on their svedding tour.
A large number of valuable presents svero
given to Mr. R. II. Oakley and svifo 'ore
their departure, consisting principally of
silver and gold.
The follosving are the ofllcers of tho
literary societies for the present term.
C. W. Rhodes
Miss Maggie Lamb
J. M. Irwin
W. C. Showalter
Mi88 Ada Hurlbut
H. H. Wilson
G. M. Sturdcvant
J. F. McKesson
W. II. Necdham
E. II. Woolcy
J. F. Hobbs
W. L. Sweet
0. H. Hohmnnn
"Deacon" Ssveet is svorklng in tho
" Rev." Shanks is svelcomed baok again.
G. A. Watson is out again, after a severe
attack of fever.
Miss Rosine Ilubncr is in Columbus,
Ohio, visiting relatives.
J. II. Worley svill commence teaching
about the last of this month.
Tom Worley has become a theological
student at Evanstown, Illinois.
" Sam Paine" is back again and declares
that he svas not cut out to be a grangei.
Cassius Cropsey is nosv in Switzerland
recruiting his health after a severe ill.
Miss Alice Frost, after teaching for the
last four terms, has returned to the Uni
versity. It svas pleasing to the old students to
meet our genial Janitor, Mr. McLean, on
their return to school.
Rob. Little believes that he has enough
surveying for a f'usv years, and has ropor.
ted at the University.
Frank II. (Brigam) Young is county
clerk of Phelps County, and also ox-of.
flcio county superintendent.
D. J. Urosvn, after a long trip through
Kansas, Missouri, Texas and other parts
in the south-svest, has returned.
II. II. Wilson has sufl'ored a great deal
from the grasshoppers this year, ami
probably will not return this fall.
Dr. C. C. Brace, formerly a student but
now a practicing physician at Bennett,
paid us a pleasant visit a fesv days ago.
J. M. Irsvin will not attend school this
term, but svill continue to sell boots and
shoes for Webster, at ruinously low pric
es. Gen. T. J. Morgan has gone to Chicago,
out 'ere lie lelt, appreciating our good pa
per and labors for the same, he sent us his
subscription to the Student.
Joseph F. Hobbs has gone to Ann Ar
bor to enter the Law School. Success to
you, Joe, and if wo never see you here
again, may sve " meet around that great
Among tho uesv students In tho Fresh
man class, arc tho Misses Emma Funke,
Theresa Graham, Flora Alexander and
Mr. Samuel English, graduates from tho
High School in this city.
Prof. W. W. W. Jones, lato of tho Ne
braska City High school, is tho Supt. of
tne jpuollc Schools of Lincoln. We know
the students svill like him as he is a first,
class teacher and a good base ball player.
Geo. E. Hosvard, editor-in-chief of tho
Student, is confined to his room by fever.
His many friends svill be glad to learn
that there is a prospect of his getting out
soon. Such an active, energetic svorkor
can not long he spared, and we hope soon
to see him in tho sanctum again.
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