Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885, June 01, 1879, Page 134, Image 14

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VOL. VII t, '
From thu first, she showed a decided prof,
croncc for the study of languages; and
bent her energies to the classics, till the
last year or two of her school liTo when
site pursued the French witli much suc
cess. Miss Irwin litis always stood at or
near the head of her classes in these stud,
ics: and lias shown Unit woman is just as
capable of receiving the higher education
as man. Miss Irwin lias never taUen
any prominent part hi society work; hut
has always been ready to assist any enter
prise of the students by voico and baud.
She leaves the University highly respected
by evory student, and with their most
earnest wish that her future life may be
happy, and crowned with the highest suc
cess. in. o. v. MOHTOX.
Mr. Morton was born in Maine, but has
been living in this Stale for suven or
eight years. He entered the University
at the age of seventeen, in the Fall of '74,
and has been in constant attendance
since that lime, with the exception of a
term or two that he has taught. Mr. Mor
ton has much more than ordinary ability
for the stud ofliistory, and also acquires
the languages with facility. lie began
the Classical course, but in his Sopho
more year, changed to the Litcrnry course
which be has completed with much hon
or to himself and credit to the University.
Mr. Morton has always been a firm and
true friend, and an active momber rf the
Palladiau Society. Ho was among its
ablest members, and especial ly excelled
as a writer. As Editor of the Stitdknt,
for the past your, he lias gained much
praise, and has shown that he has great
reserve power, only needing some lilting
occasion to call it out. Mr. Morton ex.
pects to teach during the comiu) year,
further deponent saitb not. The Stuhknt
hopes he may bo as successful in the fit.
Hire, as ho has been during his school
Mil. J. O. 8TU11DKVANT.
Mr. Sturdcvant is a Ponnsylvnnitin by
birth, but, since he lias been in Ibis State
some eight years, he has acquired western
ways and western ideas. At present he
seoiiis to have an eastern tendency again,
at least a strong leaning toward Iowa.
Why? 0 don't ask us wo dare not tell.
Mr. Sturdcvant entered the preparatory
department Of the University in the Fall
of '751. Ho has been out one 3 ear since,
engaged in teaching. Mr. Sturdcvant s
a little above the medium height, well
formed, and has rather u fine bearing,
lie is pleasant and agreeable, but very
outspoken in his opinions His mind is
active and philosophical, bis use of lan
guage is above tho average; and, as ho is
very fond of public sneaking, he has
won his greatest reputation as a debater
and orator. He has been connected with
the Palladiau Society longer than any other
person, save one, having joined it during
his first term. Mr. Sturdovant has held
most of the positions of honor in the So
ciety, and, also, on the staff of the Stii
ihcnt. He has stood well in his classes
during his entire course, succeeding best
however in mathematics and philosophy
We all join in wishing him the full reali
zation of his desires.
Mil. 0. N. MTTIiK.
Mr. C. N. Little, a graduate, of the
Classical course, is one of the most
industrious students the University lias
ever possessed. Having entered the Insti
tution in the preparatory classes, he has
served faithfully to the end. The study
comprising six years in the University
he has accomplished in live; having
spent one year teaching, and at the sti.ino
time carrying hisstudiesat the University.
Mr. Little has been a constant visitor at
tho library, and his knowledge of general
topicr places him at an advantage over
the average student. Mathematics has
been his favorite study, and aside from
the usual drill in that department be has
undergone much additional work in the
mathematical field. Mr. Little has ever
proved himself an active member of the
Union Socioty:nor has the Studknt in
its younger days been without his assist-