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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1878)
Tins lorni the students arc displaying
their oratorical powers before Professor
Wood berry, by declaiming in the
chapel. This is something that has been
needed a long time, and every student
will do well to avail himself of this
opportunity for the rhetorical improve
ment. One of the students, who is opposed
to female suffrage, was arguing last term
with his chum, when he broke out in this
strain: "What would become of us poor
men, if the women were allowed to vote,
and one were to be elected President of the
United States! We have an exam pic right
here in the Palladian Society."
It has been suggested that the music
room be located in the cupola. Distance
lends enchantment, you know, and then,
climbing halt a dozen (lights of stairs
will use up some of the surplts orealh,
and moderate the sounds that now sweep
through the halls like a roaring tornado,
to something like the gentle melody of a
At the last meeting of Iho EittroNout
club, the following oilicers were elected
for this term:
J. 0. Sturdevant, President.
C. C. Chase, 1st Vice President.
.7. M. Knox, 2nd Vice President.
S. E. Buboook, Secretary.
D. II. Wheeler, Treasurer.
. G. Tzschuok, ScrgOant-at-Arins.
We understand that some of the boys,
in order to prevent the fearful pangs which
a previous engagement brings, have devised-a
new plan, viz: they asbemble in
a secret place, and, by drawing slips of pa
per with the young ladies' names on them,
each one's fate is told. Now, boys, this is
a llrst-rate plan, but you don't want to let
the girls find you out.
The Palladinn society has taken of.
fectivo measures for repairing their hall.
Funds suflloient have been raised to kalso
mine the hall, and put up new ehiui.
delicrs for gas jots. Prof. Stadtor will
place over the rostrum, in glowing letters,
the old motto, " Forma mentis mternn est."
When this is done, Palladian Hall will be,
one of the tlnest society halls in the State.
The following verse, with a picture
representing the scene, was found lately:
"Four little children want to skntc
I' pon a Miinunor'p dnv.
It so Toll out tlicy nil loll In,
Thi n"t tlioy rim nwnv."
Parlies unknown; but if the artist will
call at the snnc.tum and give further pur
ticulars he will oblige us very much.
There are a great many of the slu
dents who are not subscribers to the
IIksi'wuan. This should not be. Every
student should feel that he has some in
teres! in the paper, and should take pride
In its support. The paper is published
by the students, not by any party, and is
therefore the common property of all.
Don't depend on borrowing your chum's
paper to read; but send us your sub. and
read your own paper.
The Regents have donated thirty dol.
lars to the University Union to Jit up a
new hall. This Is something that the So
ciely has needed for a long time, as the
rooiu they have oeen occupying will
only accommodate a small audiencci
and is not well adapted for speaking in.
The Hooin is neatly kalsomined, and Prof.
Stadter will paint the new motto, "There
is room at the top," and do other orna
mental work. This nicely furnished hall,
with Iho pleasant exercises, will make an
agreeable place to spend your Friday
A student who was making a haslyro.
treat through an alley, whore a clolhes-lino
chanced to be stretched, was sudenly stop,
ped in his mad career. The (list thing
that drew his attention was the ropo
caught in his half opened mouth. Stu
dent not being able to halt, the rope slip,
lied and caught under his nose. At this
he lost his equilibrium, his feet (lew into
the air, his nose hold gave way, and Stu
dent came down on his back. Lady and
littles girl standing on door slop smiled,
as he picked himself up and walked away
as if nothing had happned.
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