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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1878)
One of the Preps, who recently had
tin invitation from a young huly of color
to give her private lessons in the common
school branches, is greatly elated over His
We send the Student to several of the
papers of the State and if they will ex
change with us the students will have ac
cess to these papers in the University
The work of laying gas pipes in the
University is completed. Soon the chapel,
the society halls, and all the occupied
rooms maj' be lighted without endanger
ing the building.
Scene in Latin class. Prof.: "What
does fio mean?" Student: "Pistfight."
Prof.: "How do you make that out?"
Student opens grammar, and triumphant
ly showsio, Jinif.
We send copies of this issue to some
of the friends of the University through
out the State, hoping they may appreciate
our eflorts and cheer us up to the extent, of
one dollar jw capita.
Mr. Halscy Pitch, who was always so
faithful at the organ, gave us a call re
cently. Mr. Pitch has been teaching mu
sic in Omaha for some time; but he
thinks of returning to school again.
One of our bachelor students had an
increase in his family lately. He received
two doll babies on the Christmas tree,
and some one was considerate enough to
furnish a bottlo of milk a very necessary
Professor Hitchcock's Greek class or
ganized in the interest, of the students
meets in the Congregational church, 0:80
Sunday morning. Tho'exeroises are made
very interesting, notwithstanding the small
Tho first chapel exorcises of this term
in Palladian Hall, reminded us of a meet
ing of tho Society. Tho class on the rost
rum was well represented, and ajll spoke
right to the point; pointing us to our les
sons for the next day.
Mr. Lawrence Fosler, whose comic
lomarks were so often heard in the Palla
dlnn society, has lately witnessed the
crowning event of his life. May the
sweetest joys and happiness follow him
and his, is the wish of the Student.
Why docs that student wear such u
melancholy mien Hint snd, hopeless ex.
prcsslon? What is it that lacerates his
manly breast? Is it tho loss of a. dear
friend; or the disappointment of fond
hopes? Ah no! it is the wire of his shirt
stud. That Soph, whom the Professor
thought was annoyed by the sun shining
in his face, and the heat of the stove
burning his ear, could not be induced
to take another seat. Well, he was sit
ting on the same seat with the younj
Why isn't some one appointed leader
of the singing in chapel? If there were
a person to take the lead, then we might
all sing together; but as it is now, the
singing is miserable, and it is not likely
te be any better until something of this
kind is done
Prank Stadter, professor of fine arts,
has portraits of some of the Professors
and other citizens, in his studio. The
Professor will soon be in his now room.
This will prob'ibly be the most finely
finished room in the State, of which the
University may well boast.
Albert Joyce, late of the Omaha Bee,
gave us a call not long since. He was on
his way to Syracuse, where he will take
charge of a paper. Mr. Joyce is one
our most energetic young men, and will
succeed well as a journalist. The best
wishes of the Student attend him.
The name '"University Union" has
recently been changed back to "Adel
phian." This sepms to bo an appropriate
change, as Univfcrsity Union conveys the
idea of a college society, which is no
longer the case, as its members consist of
preparatory studonts as well as college
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