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THE HESP.ERJAN STUDENT.
, ,Wo aeknowlodgo the receiptor two copies of tlio Arch
angel, (Feb.). Ono will iinswer nil our purposes.
. .Tlio College Student 1ms many productions worthy of
' Bpccinl notice, but luck of apace forbids. It is u pily
that ft paper so well edited should be so deficient in lis
The Ifeios Letter presents u very prepossessing appear,
unco. Both the article entitled, " The Novel in England,"
ui'tl that on "Mary, Queen of Scolls," will amply repay
11 careful readiuir. Tlio News is one of the newsiest
The Oomcllian presents a fine appearance, and no de
partment is givonj'unduo prominence over another. In
deed, wo thoroughly like our Mt. Vernon exchange, and
look upon It as an excellent type of u western college
The Athenaeum compares Bryant with Thomas Camp,
bell, and decides in rcferrucu of the author of "Pleasures
of Hope, asserting that nothing Bryrunt wrote can bo
compared witli two or three of Campbell's lyrics; uud it
speuk regretfully of all Bryant's poetical productions
For the first time in quite a while, we find on our table
the Carson Index, which comes to us all the way from
Mossy Creek, Tenn. After glancing through it, we are
Impressed with tho fact Ithal the Index, like the locality
from which it comes, is a little behind the times. Not
withstanding this, there is much in it that is worthy of
. The Institute Index Is before us. This paper Is edited
by tho young ladies of Pritchett Institute, and contain
much that is valuable, yet it greatly lacks in arrangement.
Its literary department is quite full, and many of the
articles are carefully prepared; while others arc short and
of little Interest. Nor do we find but little of wideawake
mallei that would convince us that it is "an exponent and
champion of the college work of the Institute."
Howard Female College sends us un interesting paper,
the Itidex and Chronicle. The ladies of that school have
thoroughly demonstrated their ability to edit a journal,
not only in a manner ' pretty good for girls," but also
in a way to make the sterner sex look well to their laurels
The Index and Chronicle is a spicy and newsy paper, and'
will ever be welcomed at tho Nebraska University, which
acknowledges to women her just merits.
The K. M. I. News has found Its way to our table for
the first time. It is published at the Kentuckey Military
Institute, and it only boasts of four pages. In tho number
before us (March 8,) almost two of these aro filled by a
theological address, written by somebody not connected
with the school. Although the Newt claims that the mil
itary features are subordinated to tho collegiate at the In
stitute, yet news relating to tho former occupies almost all
of tho two remaining pagos. The paper does not contain
a tingle advertisement. Wnko up friend News, and giyo
us Borne stirring editorials and wide-awake locals.
We no longer And the Ohaddock College Monthly among
our exchanges, but in its stead we have simply the Chad
dock We welcome It to our table with Us change of
name.' The Ohaddotk is right; the change meets our hear
ty approval; for economy should not bo less carefully
observed in lnugume than it Is in other tilings. We aro
also glnd to chronicle that the editors seem in the Febiu.
ary nnmbcr to havo recovered from their holiday vacation,
which interfered so much with tho issue previous, and
can only hope that tho paper may not again loso its equl
Tho Wake Forest Student is tho latest addition to our
exchange list It is quite voluminous and contains much
really choice reading. We liko the spirit shown in the
opening articlo on "Tho New South." Of course tho
writer could not forbear to pay an eloquent tribute lo their
"poerless orators," who sat in Congress previous to tho
war, and to the southern soldier of that struggle. If ho
had, he would not have been true to the chivalrous teach
ings of his section; but it was tho willing spirit with
which he nccepies what lias happened, that wo so much
admire. We believe that tho author is right in saying
that there is a new and better era for tho South at hand;
that new industries are rapidly being dovelopcd, and a moro
vigorous life is every where manifest. We believe that
the South already feels an independence that it would
never have known while slavery existed. But we cannot
agree with tlio writer, that the Southerner is soon to regain
that influence in tho naiiou which he held before the late
war. That was one of tho few advantages inherent upon
tho case of his position. He is now placed only upon an
equality with tho thrifty and energetic Northerner.
01 for a class pin, a class cane, a class picture, a class
supper. Any more ?
Horaco rode along the Sacred Way on a mule, but the
modern Soph, follows him on a pony.
What evidence have wo that Xnulippe was a slocking
mender? Because sho used to darn old Soc.
Another match factory is started. Tho University of
Mississippi is blessed with a co-cd department.
To bo a good swimmer the mouth should always bo
kept shut. Women aro seldom good swimmers.
''You nre ns full of a!rs as a inusicbox" is what a man
said to a girl who refused to lot him see her home. "That
may bo," was tho reply, "but I do not go with a crank "
A little girl who had been at church, but evidently did
nor understand all that was sung by tho choir came homo
and asked, "where do they keep tho consecrated cross-eyed
Teacher to infant clnes in sunday school "What is
promised to tho righteous?" Chorus "Eternal bliss mu'
nm." "And what to tho wicked?" Thin voice from tho
bottom of the class "Eternal blister."
A little boy having broken his rocking-horse the day it
was bought, his mother rebuked him. Ho replied toiler
by Inquiring, "what's tho good of a horse till its broke?"
At last account the mother was looking around.for an old
"Ah! Groat Heavens," exclaimed arising young gonitis
throwing down his pen and sighiug wearily, "you dou1
know how much moro pleasant it Ib to read these little
poems. of mine than it Is to writo them." Sympathetic
but awkward chum "Gad, how you must suffer then!"
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