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THE HESPERIAN STUDENT.
Wittenberg Ib to huvo a now college building.
Wendell Phillips, this "silver-tongued orator," hns given
There isn't very much to read in the Hillsdale Herald
quite enough of tho kind however.
Tho lirst number of the Spectator has readied our table'
and we find it one of Iho sprlghlliest of our exchanges.
"We are going to tho top," says the Philosophian lie
view. Hotter g to the north polo, it won't tukoyou so
For the first time in the history of t lie state of Rnodo
Island a woman has been chosen superintendent of
The Eighty-fico of JJorkcluy College boliovos that tho
'University ns a unlvorsitj" has degenerated in the last
More young women than over will outer tho Harvard
Annex this year. How long before the University will
open its front doors to ilium t
The Y. M. C. A. Association l iho University of Mich
ignn have enrolled twenty now mom burs this fall. Tho
have started a Freshman prayer meeting.
Tho Northwest Missouri School Journal is published at
tho Normal and Business Institute at Stanberry. Tho
Journal is full of good reading of all sorts.
Tho faculty might find many a well mount and vidua
ble suggestion in the college papers if they would only
tako tho trouble to look, says the Yale liecord.
The News Litter says it is really surprising to see how
few young ladies resort to the reading room for tho pur
pose of reading. Wo tnut that the Letter means to erili.
cisc only the young ladies of Iowa College.
Professor (explaining influence of diAoicnt densities of
air on sound): "If now, from hero we should hour tho
steamboat whistlo down in the harbor, whnt should wo
iuferv Bright Junior: "Steamboat coming In."
The exchange column of the College Index is not at all
prolix. In fact tho exchange man says ho has only re
ceived tho exchanges and has not tho time to muko any
comments on them. In other respects tho Index is a very
The great observatory built and equipped by cx-Gov.
Wa&buruc, as a gift to Madison (Wis.) University will bo
ready for presentation and use as soon as tho imported
mcri dian circle, which cost $4,200 and which has just
arrived can bo tested.
Harvard has tho largest college library in the United
States. It contains 185,000 volumes. Yale has 93,000;
Dartmouth, 00,000; Brown, 52,000; Princeton, 40,000;
Cornell, 40 000; Wesloyan, 31,000; University of Mich,
'gan, 20,000; Tufts, 25,000; Williams, 10,000; Dickenson,
The Doane Owl appears in a very neat form. The
Alumni have not forgotten their college paper entirely, it
seems, and wo notlco interesting articles from two of tho
class of '82. "Wo trust that tho Owl, as our nearest neigh
bor, may become tho ideal collogo paper that its editors
wish it to bo.
Funny things are not frequent at Notre Dame we tako it,
but once in a while the Scholastic perpetrates an astound
ing Joke. "Our friend John got up early ono morning
last week. Ho said ho wanted to see tho comet, but ho
couldn't como-lt." Wo liopo tho Scholastic will got this
Tho November number of tho College Student is "away
up." It contains a longthv article on "Tho Transit of
Venus," by Professor Korslinor. Thcro is no ond to poc
try. Tho editorials uro woll wrltton, and on topics of In.
terost. Tho Franklin and Marshall students may bo
proud of tholr paper.
For some reason tho first number of the Acadia Athen
nciim is lato in reaching our table. Of course wo arc glad
to seo Mio Athenaeum, but in No. 1 thoio is certainly ..oth
ing having tho least interest to us not connected with the
university it represents. Wo liopo soon to see something
in tills paper which wo will want to clip.
"What would you do if you wore me, and I were you?'
tenderly Inquired a young swell of his lady friend, as ho
escorted her home from church. "Well," said sho, "If I
were you, I would throw away that vile cigarette, cut up
my cane for lire wood, wear my watch and chain under,
neuth my coat, and stay at homo nights to pray for
Wo huvu received tho November number of tho Ne
braska Congregational News, edited at Milford. This pa.
per is just what it prclonds to be, and is full of Items of
interest concerning all tho Congregational societies in
Nebraska. Tho News says it will bo glad to exchange
witli other church papers. Wo welcome it to our table.
Tho Polk County Farmers Advocate is not a collogo pa
per, as cue may infer from its name, but it is a live papi'r
just tho same, and wo aro glad to find it among our ox
changes. Tho paper is evidently liked by the business
men of Polk county, judging from tho space devoted to
advertising. Tho new cdil')r, I. 1). Ghuimbcrlain, prom
ises his assistance in political reform, and is against mon
opoly rule. Wo hope that tho Advocate will go on and
A war which promises to be as bitter and as blood
lodsas tho "Frat.and anti-frut." contention, has broken out
in the Wisconsin Slate Uuiveisity between the Badger
and Press. In tho number of November Oth the Badger
comes to the front with an articlo covoriig a page and a
half give a synopsis or tho advertisement in the Press with
hero and thero a comment not intended, wo auppose, to
bo complimentary to its literary antagonist, tho aforo men
tioned Press. Wo hopo tho eds. of tho Badger havo not
found it necessary to All up their paper with this sort of
reading matter because of a lack of something hotter.
The Student docs not pretend to say who is wrong or
that anything is right in this little trouble, and only hopes
that the matter may soon" bo amicably arranged, and
would respectfully call attention of these contiguous con
tendants to that little proverb in which occur tho linos
'When children of a family fall out and chido and fight."'
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