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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 15, 1882)
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Tl-tlt HUSPKRIAN STUDENT
Sam Cox, '80, of the Ounlrul Otty Courier was tn town
Let us make 1882-5) tho banner yenr i n;lhu history ol' the
Student In history; "Professor, who massacred Si. Bar.
Mr. Ralph 0. Weston, '83,1s in tho city, having returned
"Doc" Pnltio was u pleasant caller at tho Student olllce
Prof. In French ; "Monsieur, ctcs vous assis?" Student
The classical students are learning n Barbarous method
of pronouncing Latin.
"Are you taking Calculus?" Yes well I'm just an
honorary member of that class."
Physics: "Explain impenetrability of matter." "Two
joints of stove pipe for instance." McMillan.
Tlpro are 10 boys at the college farm this year. Most
of them are taking tho regular Agricultural course.
An improbus Senior llnow tcssoras for cigars. He was
badly victus and must vender his libros to pay the pignus
which makes him feel very Tristia.
The Hand is entering upon a new era of prosperity, and
will doubtless manifest that high standard of excellence
that has characterized it in the past.
Gunning is a favorite diversion of the tutors this term;
two of them were out as far as Crabbo'a mill Saturday af
ternoon result of expedition two sparrows I
Tho Palludiau society lias wry kindly offered the Col
lege Y. M. C. A. the use of its old chandelier which will
be placed Immediately in No. 5. Many thanks.
Tho Tonic Sol Fa sys.cm is haying a general boom.
Prof. Draper announced to hid class Unit there are ah
ready 100 teachers in this country with 50,000 pupils.
Yates, who represented the Palladians society so ably
in the Crete contest lust year, is to be mariied soon, so
say tliu young ladies, all of 'em; "that's what they sigh."
An historical sketch of the Y. M. C. A. is received at
thisjoflicu together with a paper on its influence in colleges
by a member of B.nvdoin, read at the last annual conven
tion. The remark is current that a greater number of students
attend chapel than ever before. So far as the observation
of "Ye auxiliary" goes this may also be said with refer
ence to members of the Faculty.
Prof. Nicholson deseives credit for the untiring labor
which he has expended in cleaning and repairing the ap.
paratus in the laboratory, since August 1st. Since Prof
CoUhr's time this department has had no regular repre
senlative for any considerable length of lime; consequent
ly the machinery has suffered much.
Rev. James Worley and Ii is estimable lady departed for
the North China Mission Field last July.
Mr. and Mrs. "Worley are sent under the auspices or the
M. E. people, and expect to remain away several years.
The Student joins the many other friends ! Mr. and Mrs.
Worley in wishing them Goit-spicd.
Tho trees planted so oarofully by different classes on
Arbor Day aro all growing nicely and give proof of huv
Ins rocoived proper attention from tlio gardonor during
tho hot summer mouths.
The following members of the Union have been chosen
to compete with tno Palladians at the apolnted time: Ora
tor, G W. Botsford; Essayist, Flora Frost; Debater, Jesse
Homes; Declaimer, Bertha Childs.
Lucy Stone wept as she looked about her in tho old
Representative Hall, where the Equal Rights Act now
pending originated. Was it sentiment or was it a piece
of falling lime that caused tho amotion?
Tho acoustic properties of tho chapel aro wrolchod,olso
why are tho boys in the rear of tho room half a stanza be
hind the leader in singing? We don't get the sound of his
voice soon enough. No lack of talent on our part.
A can liilato for admission, when asked at what time
the Protestant Reformation began, replied: "I think it
was about tlvoor six hundred years beforo Christ; was it
not?" Thee is still a broad field open to her, for historic
When the Unions have a social, thoy import dead heads
from the recitation rooms. The Palladians have a supply
on hand constantly. No importation is, therefore, neces
sary. Union on Pal Indian Champions of tho Turf: i. c.
Now that tho old Dormitory no longer dispenses peppery
hash and oniony potatoes many of our boys nre taking up
tho old practice of scraping their own kettles. They aro
following in the footsteps of some of tho best students
that ever graduated from this institution and of some who
are at present teaching hero.
Mahkied: Ilartniau Spraguc.
At Gibbon, Nob,, August 15; Mr. George Hurt man and
Miss Flora Spraguc. The Student sends happy greetings.
Mr. Hurtinan is an old student of the University, now
tutor in Hi Gibbon Seminary.
The Palladiau society challenged the Unionists to a lit
erary combat two weeks ago. The invitation was accep.
led with alacrity and Dj -. 15 agreed upon as the time for
holding the contest. The trial will be in oratory, essay
writing, declamation mid debate.
Letters from Silveriiail and Uuaugst ('80) say that the
"natives" of Utah have little effort in adapting themselves
cither to the mode of living or habits of University grad
nates. The "Latter Day" folks and Indians aro not so bad
after all else they could never amalgamate with such ma
terial. The Palladians have puscliascd a new $100 chandelier,
12 lights and handsome, which will be here early in the
term. Members of this society have long been oppressed
the lack of correspondence between the old chandelier
and the beautiful ornamentations of their hall hence the
The most practical method of studying that branch of
biology which relates to the Jelly fish is, according to the
highest authority of this institution, to take a moonlight
walk on the shores of New Jersey, when you may tread
upon them unawares (both to yourself and to the unforlu
unto Jelly rtsli.) This animal will experience a sensation
of weiuht, and you of unsteadiness in youi understandings
accompanied by a (ruling ot relief that no one see you
fill and that you can get home in the dm it unseen.
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