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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1879)
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Sonic of the most comical speeches
coma from tliu little ones. The other day
we heard a Utile girl who had boon down
town say thai she had seen a horse
which had tiie croup or (lie whooping
cough she didn't know which. She hud
heard the voice ol a mule Moating on tins
Curtain Sophmoros are in the habit of
relying upon the promptings of their
classmates. Some astonishing informa
tion is .sometimes elicited. The class
was assured the oilier day that Homer
was the greatest orator of antiquity and
that Hits fame of Uly&sos resulted chiefly
from his excellence as a cook.
Miss Rogers and her pupils are prepar
ing to give an Operetta, entitled "Snow
drop" or vnur"Sctnco-Tropfcn." It will
be given aboul (he 2."itli. All who have
been present at any entertainment given
by Miss Rogers know thai the coming
entertainment will bo something worth
The Capitol bill will proably pass. The
people of Lincoln will feel easier after
this passes. It will bottle Hie permanent
location of the Capital. The students
will also rejoice, as it is no insignificant
privilege to be able to attend the meet
ings of the Legislature.
The Palladian society had its meeting
on Saturday evening the Sth, as Prof. Col
lier's lecture came oil' on Friday evening.
The Union had no meeting. The Union
had a meeting the week buloiu and the
Palladian had none. A niiuiVrof mem.
bers of eacli society improved this oppor
tunity to visit the other.
It seems to be conclusively proved by
the investigation that students of differ,
out sexes have been seen on the streets
alter dark, In view of ibis fact Hie Jlcr
rtWand Jtcpuhltcun I'nntiealiy call upon
the mothers, and lathers of Iho State not
to send iheir children to such a hotbed of
iniquity. AVo are holding our breath,
awaiting further developments.
Wo paid a visit to the Tiehonor House
Literary Society the other evening. The
Society is in a llourshing condition, and
we noticed several who seem quite back,
ward in our societies held in the Univer
sity, taking a prominent part in the ox
cruises. It will, on this account, lie pro.
duutlvu of much good. The only thing
needed is a more thorough knowledge of
Prof. Collier's lectures were a big suc
cess. They were all welcomed by
crowded houses. The legislature at
tended in a body. The secret of iho
Prof's thawing qualities is thai while
theie is food lor the scientific mind, the
many brilliant experiments interest those
who do not so readily comprehend their
A high license bill was introduced and
passed in the Senate, the provisions of
which apply to all but Professors of this
University. At least thai is what thev say.
Van Wyck introduced the amendment,
making this exception, in a spirit ol fun,
and the Senate, probably disgusted at the
pains taken by the investigating commit
tee to inquire into the Profs' private hab
its, adopted it by about a Iwo-thirds vote.
The following persons have given in
their subscriptions in the last two months.
C. V. Cadman, Gilbert Tuttle, A. 1).
Gilbert, Prof. Me.Millian, A. W. Field, N.
Z. Snell, Prof. Culberlson, .1. II. Worley,
J. Suiait Dales, i M. Wimburly, JUis.
Bullock, C M.JSiiHtorday, I). II. Wheeler,
Willluu. Khiiudhcig, Lu Ella Harlow,
Geo. Ilawloy.T. II. Loavitt, II A. ttnsigu,
J. L. Hurch, and L. J..lohiison.
Our .Junior editor-in chief is galliu.t
bul lie is not much used to music, lie
undertook to turn the music for a young
lady the other evening. The first lime he
was too late and she hud to turn it herself,
the next time he was determined to turn
it in time and she was compelled to turn
back. He began to perspire, and when
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