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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1879)
lliu ehorous began on "The music keeps
dropping" lie looked ut it, guve h wild
despairing look ut I lie audience and lied,
lie loft one overshoe and a worn copy of
"innocents Abroad" which will bo sold
for llio bonolll of Hie Studknt.
Some resolutions were drawn up and
signed by 108 students of the University,
endorsing the Chancellor and expressing
indignation at the charges aguiiisl. the
conduct of the students. It was pre
sented to to the committee of iuvostiga.
ti'n, but that august body concluded that
the opinion of over live-sixths of those
who aro best acquainted with the Univer
sity and its daily workings, was not of
sulHcieiil consequence to lie considered
by them. Most of them, however, ler
haps all, had the curiosity to read the res
olutions before they were taken from the
room. They wore puplished in the Jour
nal with all the names attached.
The investigation 'goes on and day by
day the committee iiuds new complica
tions in the nilair. They probably did
not imagine that they would go so far
when they began. The worst feature of
tho all'air Is that the papers, by false or
patial reporting aro giving the people of
the stale the Impression that the behav
ior of the students of the University, es
pecially lit the liileroour&o of tho sexes
witli each other, is shockingly bad;
while the truth is and this has been the
testimony of the most reliable witnesses
that the students of tills University are
an uuusally well behaved set. Let these
charges bo substantiated, or cease to make
A. W. Foolo lias returned and is attend
ing the University.
A. W. Field, '77, has boon admitted to
practice in the United Slates Court.
II. II. Wilson, '78, gave us a call. His
genial countenance is illuminating the
school at Seward.
Alf. Piatt, 78, who has been leaching
in Iowa for the last, three months, is in
town, lie looks as if the air of Iowa
agreed with him.
A. Kussel Klein, '81, who has not mis
sed a term during the last three years,
is staving out on account of sickness. If
we mistake not Hussel will bo back next
iM aster Paul Marloy is proprietor of the
stand at the Capitol. It you feel the need
of refreshments while at the Capitol you
will llnd anything you want at his stand
Chancellor Fairfield delivered a lecture
at Tecumseh, Jan. :30th in the interest of
the Agricultural college. One the Hist he
lectured at Falls Cit)' in the interests o
the common schools.
Frank Boies called on the University a
few days ago. Frank is still going up,
and in another year at the same rate he
will have attained to about seven feet In
Air. Aldretus C. Brown is attending the
University. Mr. Brown, in addition to
other accomplishments, lias quite a large
collection of poems of his own composi
tion, some of which have appeared from
lime to time in d 'liferent publications.
Prof. Augey lectured at Teciunsoli, Jan.
Alston "The Geological History of tho
Soil of Nebraska." While there lie at
tended the Fanners' Institute which was
in progress, and reports thai ho has sel
dom attended a more interesting meeting
of that kind.
Albert Fitch and a brother younger
than himself are now editors and publish
ers of the Central City Courier. They
are entering on the field of journalism
young, as Albert is only nineteen or
twenty. However he was a thorough stu
dent and stood at the head of mo&t ol his
classes, and wo predict for him a success
ful career in the field ho has chosen.
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