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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 2, 1882)
THE HESPERIAN STUDENT.
Students' supplies at Fawell's.
Largo stock new books at Fawell's.
Reversable overcoats at Ewmg & Co's
The general complaint is that the recess
was too short.
When is the next sociable to he held ?
Let it be soon.
A Happy New Tear to the patrons and
friends of the Stddent.
Downs & Webster sell hard and soft
coal. Give them a call.
Call at Ewing & Co's emporium of
fashion for fine clothing.
All the students go to Fox & Struve for
their books and stationery.
All the goods found in a first-class
gents furnishing house, at Ewing & Co's
What an immense amount of reading up
on the Monroe doctrine there is, anyway J
Nobby line of scarfs just received at
Ewing & Co's mammoth clothing house.
The new skating rink in the city will be
a popular resort for students during the
It pays to buy all your boots, shoes and
slippers of O. W. Webster, O street, Acad,
envy of Music.
What has become of the demerit system,
anyway? Seems to us that we hear no
more about it.
Query by anxious Prep.: "Is this next
term, or is it still last term?" Give it up.
Ask the professors.
Students will find everything jhey need
in the way of stationery and text book?
at Fox & Struve's.
II. C. Lett & Sou arc the merchants all
students should buy of, as they will give
more for their money.
A doting Prep, confided to us that he had
purchased a ridicule for his girl's Christ
mas present. Ridiculous!
The Phoenix is closing out fall and win.
tcr goods at cost, in order to make room
for their new spriug goods.
Students arc invited to call atT. Ewing
& Co's emporium, where they will receive
the best goods at reduced prices.
The Philosphical Club will meet next
Wednesday evening, in Prof. Emerson's
room, to complete the organization.
A colored gentleman of tlte city camo
up last week and paid his respects to
every stove in the building. They shine
like new silver now.
The roof of the building has not been
repaired for le! these many months. Its
condition now resembles that of a sieve.
Our subscription fiend can hereafter be
found in the Student office every after
noon from one o'clock until four. Get a
big round dollar and interview him.
After this date the Phccnix One Price
Clothing Hall will close out their line of
overcoats at cost. All who are in need
of a good coat, cheap, will do well to
The election of oillcers of the Hesi'Eii
ian Student Association takes place at
the close of the present Semester. As yet
theru are no alarming symptoms of a
The librarian desires all who have, or
know of books, belonging to the library,
to return or report the same to him at the
earliest opportunity. Several of the books
What a high old time George McLean
must have had this past vacation ail by
himself in the University building, lord
of the dust-pan and high mucky-muck of
the bran and broom !
One editor and the intelligent composi
tor were the only ones of the Hespewan
force to remain in the city during the
recess. If the paper is better than usual.
charge it to this fact.
The roller skating rink is a great insti
stitution, and h well and constantly pat
ronized by the students. It is a famous
place for the class in Mechanics, such
clear illustrations of the gravitation prin
ciple. We have to make amends to two mem.
bers of the Junior class in not mention
ing their names in the list in our last num
ber Miss Josie Chapman and Mr. Willi,
am Tris expect to garduate with the class
It was a Freshman who told his room
mate that the physician had "subscribed
an anecdote" for his complaint. Wheu
closely questioned lie admitted that per
hays it was an antidote that had been pre-scribed.
Thoughtful Prep, (gazing at Ilerdic with
the word ' Full " displayed on the out
side,) "I wonder if the Herdics pay."
Soph., "Well, I should think so, when
they can afford to get full as often as they
do ! "
Nearly a year ago the ominous words
"Studentum defunctum est! " were lo be
found on the door of this office. We are
sure that the Faculty and others will
agree with us when we say that this year
the paper is alive.
If the Student does not reach you re;.
ularly, complain at once. Our manager
promises to have the paper reach sub
scribers if he is obliged to discharge every
clerk in the post office and engage com
The Sophomore class, familiarly known
as " Barnard's Minstrels," seems to be the
only one with enterprise enough to keep
up its organization. What docs tins
mean? A college with no class feeling
is in a bad way.
"Let's see, this Oscar Wilde, he's one
of the athletics, isn't lie?" queried a
Freshman of a Senior, but before he could
get an answer a rising young Sophomore
broke in with, "What, goosio? Why, he's
one of the ascetics."
The Y. M C. A. of our college has held
regular weekly prayer meetings so far
this year, and much good has been uccom
plished. The quiet but earnest manner in
which the work has been done, commends
the Association to nil.
A fine piano was delivered at the Uni
versity Christmas eve, and we confidently
expected to find it in our stocking next
morning. Alas for our fond hopes. The
"masheen" was for the now room of the
Conservatory of Music.
House-cleaning time in the University
building comes every yacation. The Li
brary, the Chapel, and No. 5 were cleaned
this time. The whole building, with the
exception of the walls of some of the cor
riders, is now in fair order.
The question for the first preliminary
debate lor the Palladian prizes io concern,
ing the Monroe doctrine. The subject is
broad and we do not see why the boys
cannot "enthuse" wonderfully over it.
Next Friday night is the time.
Mr. J. C. F. McKesson and Miss Dora
Swisher were married last Monday. Both
were once students and are well known
here. We might write volumes concern
ing this marriage, but a majority of our
readers know enough already.
Complaint is made by students taking
Elocution that the classes arc too large.
More classes or fewer members is what is
needed. By the present arrangement it
is impossible to make much progress
without taking private lessons.
Never before in the history of the Uni
versity have the campus walks been in
such a wretched conditton as they are at
present. On wet days they are as muddy
as the streets. A few loads of gravel or
cinders would help wonderfully.
The members of the Cadet Battalion
are about to make a strong effort to retain
their present commander for three years
longer. It is the wish of the Student
that they may succeed. Lieutenant Web
stcr's place can be filled by no ordinal-)
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