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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1878)
a paper instructive and interesting than
Regent Eificld. "We predict that this new
journal (wo do not yet know the name of
it) will ho among the most pointed, viva
cious and effective in the country. Wo
most heartily commend it to all tcachors
of every grade; and hope that it may re
ceive the patronage which it will richly
deserve. It ought to have 2000 subscrib
ers. Col. Chase, an Ex-Regcnt of the Uni
versity, was present a few mornings since,
and gave the students a short but excel
lent talk. The Colonel still has a glow
ing interest in the welfare of the Univer
sity, In his opinion the University is
growing in interest throughout the State,
and becoming known among the Western
Stales as a college which has a high stand
ard of education. This thorough course of
study was adopted at the very beginning,
and from time to time has been molli
fied by the faculty to make it the best fit
ted for a practical, higher education. lie
thinks, however, the success of a school
mainly depends on thu students: that with
earnestness on our part, under the instruc
tion of an able corps of Professors, and
with the course of study prescribed, and
the apparatus afforded us, our University
is sure of success.
The University Union met Friday
evening January 4, with a good attend
anco. The performance was opened by a
piece of instrumental music by Miss Jud
kins. This was followed by an address by
II. H. Wilson the retiring President, who
ended with a glowing tribute to Mr. Strat
um, who spoke of the past progress and the
future prospects ot the society, returning
thanks to the members for the confidence
thoy had placed in him, in electing him to
the highest office in the society Mr. P.
B. Hall then addressed the society on
"Power of Association," followed by
Miss Thomas who read an essay replete
with excellent thought. " Remonitiza
tion" was discussed by Messrs Loree,
Hall, Pitch and Piatt. The exercises
closed with a duet by Missos Hansom
and Hall. If this first meeting is to be
taken as a criterion, the term's work will
surely be a success.
0. Q. Adams is teaching school near
Dannie II. Wheeler presides at the
organ this term.
W. R. Hedges is teaching school at
Brcnard, Butler Co.
Miss Emma Smith, of Saunders Co.,
is attending school this term.
J. L. Shank, an old time student, is
practicing law in Red Oak, Iowa.
Mr. Jcssup, of the Wcslcyan Unive
sity, called at our sanctm recently.
E. L. Hart went to Salt Lake City
see his father who was dangerously ill.
Miss Maria Jones, u former student
of tlio University, is now in Clinton, 111.
Miss Ada Irwin, who was absent last
term, on account of illness, is in school
J. P. Hinton, a former student of the
University, is now living in Pennsyl
vania. P. B. Hall and his sister, Miss Kate
Hall, who have been victims of the mea
sles, are with us again.
J. P. Hartman sways the rod near
Hickman. John makes it a point to at
tend society every two weeks.
Miss Ilattic Prongcr, formerly a stu
dent of the University, was in the city
during the Grand Lodge of the Good Tern-plars.
ERIN GO UNION! EPLURIBUS
BRAUGH ! can be found by buying Gro
ceries, Cigars and Tobacco of W. W.
English. Students are invited to call
and see him, one door south of O, west
11th St. tf.
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