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Jiidentum dicere rtrum
Hon. Snt. 1.
Who painted tlmt cow?
"Most honorable judges! "
"Amateur nctrcss," is good.
Snm Cox, '80, is spending :i fuw d'lys
with alma mater.
As the end of the term nnd the year np
proaclies a sigli of relief escapes us.
Base ball, 82-10 in favor of Crete. Lit
ciary contest, 8-10 in favor of the Uni.
The session of the Legislature will give
that Parliamentary Law class something
to amuse them.
Will there be a reception of any kind
at Commencement? There should be
some sort of a reunion.
For tardiness at recitation or absence
from chapel exercises the mark shall be
three. Rules on the Bulletin Board.
Tickets for Crete were sold by Mr. Geo.
Fawell, the bookseller, whom the students
have iound very obliging in many ways.
The programme for "Chinese Night"
in the Palladian is a curiosity. Chinese
literature, inventions, wars, etc., will bo
treutcd in essays and declamations on the
Heathen Chinee, Topside Galah and so
Three or four students were seen with
crape on their arms after the contest. A
committto sent to ascertain the the cause
ol the mourning made this laconic report:
"We find the sable badge they've donnul
in memory of their brains." Unanimous,
ly agreed to.
Small pox at Plattsmouth closed the
schools for the remainder of the term.
B. B. Davis finds this a convenient
arrangement, lie is back in his classes
and will graduate with '82. In tno mean,
time his name adorns the list of unfortu
nates at the head of our editorial columns.
The professors saw that it would be
quite useless to hold lecitatlons on Sat
urday and so nearly all the classes were
excused the day after the trip to Crete.
Some of the 11 to 12 classes on Friday
were also dismissed early, to give the
young ladies time to "primp" as 'twas
The German professor was trying to
oxpluin the sentence, " Es thut mir Leid,'.
and said, "If you should try your very
best, for instance, in a German oxamina.
tion and only get 64, how would you
express yourself?" "Professor, under
such circumstances it would bo impossi
ble to express myself."
With spring comes the study of botany,
and when you hear the exclamation,
"You're a composlla bellis periMinis,"you
may know you've been called a "daisy."
The big brother of Dan and Myron
Wheeler, that is Fiank, enmc up from
Plattsmouth to play in Hie Cadet Band
when it went to Crete. Me plays baritone
and excellently, too. Frank graduates
from the Plattsmouth High School in
about a week.
It was at the Union festival. A merry
group ol young ladies and gentlemen
came up to one of the little leireshinonl
tables. "Why," exclaimed ouo of the
young ladies, "there's nothing on the
table but sugar and tlowers." Mm thov
seated themselves. "Now," said a young
gent, "there's nothing around the table
but sugar and tlowers."
The girls discovered a burrow down on
the campus tilled with seven cf just the
tiniest, loveliest, little rabbits, who had
not yet their eyes open. So many of their
friends were taken down to sec the
menagerie that the poor humiie were
in danger of being petted to doi.th. So
Madame Biinnie took 'em all away in the
night and they have not since been seen.
Mr. Ed Yates started for West Virginia
on the morning following the content.
Ills departure causes a feeling of regret
throughout the whole University. His
slay here ha been a short urn. but he has
placed himself at the head of his classes
and repeatedly carried olV tho honors in
oratory and debate. Ho lakes the position
of manager of n wholesale house at West
Union, W. Ya.
'Hie farm society will bo represented in
their ,uno exhibition by the lollowing
class: S. V. Mallory, review; M. P. Guy,
oration; L. A. Hoops, essay; Clarence
Kceord, essay; F. E. Leamar, oration;
Orville Taylor, lecture; J. F. Leamar,
A. F. Looinis, debato. The opera house
has been engaged for the occasion. The
agricultural students show very creditable
enterprise in making this move.
Suppers at Crete wero served at 11)11,,
cents a head, two tickols for 70 cent.
This was grinding monopoly; it should
hayo been M cents, and it will bo seen
that if there were fifty gentlemen with
ladies, each paying S cents moro than
ho should, that bloatod aristocrat or a
landlord received 1.7(1 more than ho
ought to. But didn't that supper taste
awfully good though, and wasn't it fun to
6co Lichty eat!
What a trio of brilliant holidays the
University has enjoyed this year! Char,
ter Day, Arbor Day, contest day, all brim
ming with enjoyment profitable to school
and scholars. The faculty has been gen
erous in time allowed and the students
have not been slow to profit. The pio
lessors, too, who dismissed individual
classes when they saw that excitement
and fatigue would prevent thorough reci
lations, aio lo bo thanked for their con
Two of our most proper coeds rode out
in the country the other day and drove
their buggy right through a fanner's
wheat Held. Perhaps they didn't know
it was wheat. Tho farmer saw them. He
was furious. He unhitched tho horses
from the plough, mounted and dashed oil'
in pursuit. Coming up with the unsus.
pecting maidens lie scared them nearly
out of their wits. He was German.
"Here, you girls, you, what for you rides
so my wheat through ? I can no stand it.
I must hat a tollar for dot damages!"
They promised to send it to him as soon
as they got to Lincoln.
Large stock new books at Fawell's.
Havo your suits made ntW. II. Collins.'.
Novelties in fine stationery at Fawell's.
Go to S. W. Harney's for bonnets and
hats. Prices low.
Special prices to students for furniture
Hardy's, 10th street.
Neckwear, the handsomest overseen in
Lincoln, at tho Plwonix.
All the students go to Fox te Struvo for
their books and stationery.
IJuy your clothing, hats and nobby
nock-wear at W. II. Collins'.
Straw Hats! Straw Hats!! The nob
biest in Lincoln at tho Pluouix.
A now throe stoiy hotel down near the
B. & M. passenger dopot has boon com
menced. It pays to buy all your boots, shoos and
slippers of O. W. Wobstor, O street, Acad
emy of Music.
You will find Barkloy on 10th street,
opposite tho pot ollloe, with the best
boots ami shoes.
Students will find everything they need
in tho way of stationery and text book?
ul Fox & Struvo's.
A Herdic line lias been established in
north Lincoln. Tnoy run on the nort'i
sido of University square.
For a number one ice cream or straw
borriftg and cream call in at the Candy
Kilchon, 142 south 12th street, Little's
Lincoln is tho most beautiful city in
the west. At this season of the year
especially do tho streets, buildings and
trees show up to good advantage.
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