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oilier both determined to conquer or
dlo. The point ut issue was Unit tho girls
wcro bound to put in a corlain young liuly
ami the boys wurcjtisl as much opposed to
her. Tlio clans gathered on Tuesday
evening and llcreo tho fray. Amid the
flying shreds ot'lhc tattered constitution the
girls carrying the day, Mi is Cora Thomas
was duly declared president amid the din
of battle. The mooted question gained
the girls then subsided. Miss. Eniuiii
Parks, was elected Vice President. Miss.
Minnie Codding, Secretary. Mr. Charles
E. Stratum. Treasurer. Sam I). Cox, Grit
ic. Miss, Effie Chase, Corn. See. The
Pres. Mr. J. S. Uridcnbaugh was declin
ed Usher according to the usual custom
"The Royal Path of Life" would be a
nice present to a friend.
Tin Pal Indians, having picparcd a
special programme, closed the term in
good .style and with a full house last Fri
day evening. Mr. Silvernail the Presi
dent made u few remarks, in which he
briclly recounted tho progress of the So
ciety during the term. The exercises
were opened with u declamation by
H. W. Kcynolds, which was rendered with
much credit to the deelaimer. . F. ()
Morton read an essay "The Authorship of
Shukespeaiy' which showed some knowl.
edge of English literature. Misses Gillette
and RccU.r gave a duet, much to the satis,
faction of the audier.ce. Goo. McLoan
nel made a live minules speech upon
the "The University" in which ho advo
catus the claims of the military depart,
ment. The select reading by Miss Tree,
man was very good. Frank Parks was
on hand u ith a parody "That Petition," a
rythmical narrative founded on sonic inci
dents of the investigation which produced
a happy effect. Miss Fairlleld's essay
"Pearls" was well received. Miss Adah
Huff favored the audience with a line solo,
J. 0. Molvesson delivered a very crcdita.
hie oration, tho subject of which we did
not learn, Clem. Chase in hib"Caric:itures"
displayed some cleverly executed skelches
of IheoHlocrs of thoS.icioty, showing how
they appeared on duty. The Secretary
excepted. A lively debate between Messrs
Sturdevantaud Nicholls (we have forgot
ten the exact reading of the question)
followed. Miss. Humphrey's solo was a
feature of the programme. After this
the Society held a short season of socia
hility, and then happily closed its labors
for the term.
II. 11. Easterday will notrelurn to school
next term. Tccuniseh's welfare demands
Mr. JJ. B. Davis will be absent from
school next term. He will engage in leach
ing while out of school.
Miss Dora Grey, who was compelled to
quit school on accout of the sickness of
her brother, will return next term.
J.O.Sturdovant sniolc a smile in our
sanctum yesterday. He intends building
on the "Eighty". Hem!
Miss JoioRoy,of Falls City a former stu
dent of the Univeisity is in the city visit
ing friends. She is the guest of Miss Tree
man. C.E.Magoon has recovered and is seen
meandering about, the University once
more. The only change noticeable is a
slignt disllgurenieiit of the upper lip
Some of the experts say it is a mustache. "
Mr. II. K. Wolf, with an (e), the solid
man of the Hesperian Association, he
who handles the shining ducats of the
concern, gave us a business call the other
day. He says he passed out of doors.
Mr. John Silvernail has gone to Peru to
estimate the cost of repairing the Normal
School dormitory. Wo understand that
Sup't Thompson sunt another party down
to make the estimate and was not satsflcd
with it. Score one for the Ui'iversity.
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