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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1882)
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THIS HESPERIAN STUDENT.
"Mr. President: "I desire the gentlemen to give a di
rect answer to my question and stop bunting the devil
around the stump." The Gentleman : "M-. President:
I licg pardon if I have (icon striking the honorable speak
A progressive Piep came to the conclusion that ho
would pui some or his Latin into pincticnl use. The ilrst
venture was made in a note, soliciting a young lady's
company, whieo he closed with the following very choice
selection ;'uSic temper tyranni.
For tin- benefit of those that have not as yet seen the
comet, wo would state that the opportunity is still afford
ed. Wicsl yourself from the arm of Morpheus at about
four o'clock A. M. and you may behold this celestial vis
itor in all its original splendor.
To ynry the monntoy of the Manual, Commandant
Town ley has organ?zd two classes in bayonet exercises
Co. A drilling one day, and Co. 13 the next. If this will
take llio rough edge off from the students muscles per
hap? we will have better order lor a whllo.
It does not require much time to write one excuse, but
to wrlto ten or a dozen a week as some do, occupies no
little time. To obviate this difficulty, n scheme is on foot
so it is rumored, to have them printed, that the time lost
in writing excuses may be devoted to study.
This day in the District Court Prof. Geo. E Church, who
has hitherto been ideutlfed with the State University, a
gentleman to whom the University owes much that is best
in it, on the motion of W. R. Kollj, was admitted as ator
ney-at law by His Honor, Judge Pound. Democrat.
Ho was a Fresh and therefore knew all about every
thing fckntipg included. When ho knocked three or four
fellow skaters down, broke two or three window lights
and tried to drive n hole through the tlooi in stopping, he
decide he would not claim omnlscicnco till he wms a
Judging from the molody which exhaled from the Mu
sic Room yostorday, wc ure propnrod to anuonco that a
fiddle of the most demoniac sort has been added to the
Conservatory of Music. It will be strange if there aro not
more indications of disorder than formerly In our Univer
sity, if the nuisance is not abated.
Prof: "I may be laboring under a false impression, but
I think you were laughing, Mr. . during chapel ex-
ercWos". Mr. , with great veracity. "Your eyes
have evidently deceived you in this Instance, Prof, for
what you took as laughing was only an inevitable movo
ment of my jaws from execsnive cold "
Tliey wore standing on the porch looking at the Aurora.
Time, lSrfJO.Anxious parent comes out; "Why, Clriiulnl,
what are you doing?" Clar. .'Nothing, mamma, onaa
trying to find the end of the Aurora." A. P. "Did you
think it was on Mr. Popinjay's shoulder" He suddenly ,
remembers nu engagement down town. '
We dropped in at the opening of til's Skali-ig Rink Wed
iifbday evening and fout d it crowded with the onthusias- '
tiC6kators. All of those who attended last year and aro
iu the land of the living appeared to be on hand again
thi year. Greatly to our surprise not one tumble occurr
ed while under our6U6plcioufl' gaze. Judging from the
crowd at the opening it will undoubtedly bo the success
lut it was last year.
On the 10th our town was favored by a lecture from
Jos. Cook; subject, The religious aspect of the times.
Ho hanr.led the subject In a masterly manner and the
many students iu the audience expressed themselves
highly pleased. Licluies by eminenr men are very val.
uablo educators and the students will do well lo attend
such lectures whenever opportunity affords.
i Occasionally some of the athlete exhibit some ofihair
flel'.contldcnco and muscular development in a genuine
j Ryan -Sullivan combat. Such a one was witnessed af cw
i days ago, between :i Senior and Freshman, in which the
Senior was rather routnd. The encounter was long and
spirited; many a well directed blow lodged where it
would prove the most effective; viz in the face. They
will perhaps not enter the rinj again until nature has
healed contusions and replaced several oatches of cuticle.
The Union society held an oyster supper on the 2-1 lb.
at the Acadmy of Music. Considering that the Masons
had one on the same night, the crowd attending was good.
The patience of the hungry crowd was tried considerably
by the slowness with which the oysters were served- The
music f the evening was unusually good. All appeared
satisfied witli their evenings' entertainment and left the
hall just iu time to escape desecrating the sabbath.
The gates of the University campus have all been torn
down, and the good people of Lincoln, especially, are cor
dially requested to pasture their cqtuues, their bovines
and all their domestic aniinals, whatsoever upon these
grounds. A recent decision of the Faculty has converted
this into grazing laud and it is hoped all will profit by it
Intimate friends and relatives are earnestly besceched to
make no delay as the pasture is being rapidly filled
Plenty of water, good shade and an exuberant growth of
At the last meeting of the Freshman clas?, there was a
Pi epic, who, under circumstances was requested to par
ticipate in the exercises. He acted well his part; about
ten o'clock the young ladies thinking n joke would improve
the merriment of the evening, biczed upon poor Prepie.
Being asked if he would take part iu a certain game he an
swered "yes." He was blindfolded and led to the sofa
and requested to to be seated; ubout the time he sal down
some one nipped from his downy cheek a kiss. Prcpic
immediately removed the blindfold, and to his surprise
behind him stood three young ladies. A dozen voices
chimed, "who kissed you" Another "which one of them
kissed you?" By this time Prrpie was admiring the
figure in the carpet, and with his cheeks burning with
excitement, he' answered, "Miss ." Miss was tile
the one who had led him to the place of sacrifice. He
was informed that this lady was not the one. Overcom.
iug his bash fuln oss he looked admiringly upon the three
damsels who were behind the sofa; no doubt happy to
think that one of them had sipped from his cheeks sweet
nectar. Prepie was requested lo choose the lady that he
thought had committed the terrible deed. Prepie winked,
smiled, and after sevoral fits of choking, said that 3lisi
kissed him. He had no more than arrived at the
conclusion, when the one who had kissed him was asked
to appear, and from under the sofa did appear a little
laughing nod of a buy about ton yours old, and exclaim
ud, "I klsed you I" Prwpio "tuinblod, and tho laugh
went round. No doubt he Is now conjuring some plan
to get even with the Froshies.
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