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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (April 15, 1884)
THE HESPERIAN STUDENT.
H. E. Grimm, formerly of tlio State Normal School
and once a student of Donno College, hna matriculated
A largo number of novelties for tlio use of the students
havo been Introduced by tlio University Printing Com
pany. "VVo udvlso every member of the University fam
ily to call and Inspect tlio stock.
Miss J. OIovoLamb will spend. the summer in the east,
hence her studies havo been discontinued for the press
ent. Her placo on tlio Palladlan Juno exhibition has
been assigned to Miss Glen Talbot.
That telephono "goak" is to funny for anything.
Readers who havo not been placed In poaession of it by
Messers. Clark and Bisboe, the committee in charge of its
ciiculation, can bo supplied with the authorized version
at this ofllco.
At the last meeting of the Board of Regents the resig
nations ')f Professors Thompson and Culbertson were
accepted. They are to take effect on the first of Septem
ber. The college farm has been placed in charge of Mr
E. P. Savage.
Bontou's sixteen large volumes of abridgements of the
debates in congress from 1780 to 1850 is a work that
might bo much consulted in studying questions conuec
ted with American politics. 1st, shelf of tlio 15lh alclove
in tlio library.
Our "Chromo" gardener no longer enhances tho beau,
ty of tho landscape with his picturesque presence. His
position is now filled by Mr. W. F. Bisbee, but it will
hardly bo safe to call Ihe latter gentleman "Chromo No
2," except by telephone.
Tho Cadet Baud claims the smallest drum major in tho
country. Roscoo Pound is the young gentleman who has
been elevated to Ihe position, and although he can scarco
ly see over tho bass drum ho is betler versed in military
tactics than tho best six-footer in the ranks.
Daily prayer meetings are now hold by the Y. M. 0. A
in room number 13, from 12:30 to 12:45 P. M. Tho.
weekly meetings on "Wednesday evening and the
Bible Class on Sunday morning are well sustained.
This association is engaged in aggressive Oliristiau
A few weeks ago wo slated that two students had re
fused to join a certain secret society of this institution.
The statements, true at that time, will hold good no
longer, for one of the aforesaid duo has interviewed the
festive goat and the insidious electric battory and now
wears a cabalistic pin.
An unexpected and Tery welcorao gift was received by
the Pnlladian society at its last meeting of last term.
After the business was all disposed ot and the president
was in the act of opening his mouth to declare an ad
journment to the Candy Kitchen, Miss Cora Fisher se
cured tho floor and in a neatly worded speech presented
to the society a purse of forty dollars, with tho compli
ments of tho Girls' Debating Club. Tho gentlemen becamo
so enthusiastic over the matter that they wanted to em
brace the entire club
The cistern dn the north side of tho building was ro
paired last week. Among other valuable articles found
in its bowels by tho workmen was a slaug expression
carelessly dropped last fall, by a Fresh lo girl. Its weight
ahd unique apporanco causes much comment. It will be
placed In the museum.
The seniors havo venturod to appear with a pin.
It is a plain gold soroU bearing "Class' of '34" upon its
fico. A class that is cheated out of an opera house to
ornto in on commencement day deserves sotno consola
tion, and we are glad to aeo them find it in so harmless
thing as a plated braastpln.
A bold bad student, who has a greater appreciation of
he ludicrous than respect for tlio faculty, recently copied
from an eastern journal an elaborate essay over the name S
of ono of our professors, and gravely handed it In
as his own. A grado of sixty and an admonition to use
better language was tho only reward of tho cnlorpilslng
The preparatory class in Physiology has decided mod
leal characteristics. It is in chargo of Prof. Mitchell, M.
D Dean of tho medioal faculty, and recites in tho med
ical lecture room. The runnr that dissection is a part
ot the work mapped out for tho term has gained credence
among tho members of the class and causes no end of
R. L. Marsh, '84, has boon appointed pastor of tho M. E
Church at Blue Springs. Ho will spend tho coining term
in labor in his now flold, returning to bo shoved off the
perch with the remainder of the Senior class. The church
over which he has charge is strong and tho community a
prosperous one. The young man enters li is clio3on pro
fession with bright prospects.
"And the lion and tho lamb shall lie down together."
On account of tho rain on Friday evening April 11th tho
societies united and held a most enjoyable meeting in
Union Hall These fraternal meetings are now so com
mon as to cause no remark. They show that universal
brotherhood'1 may become a reality even in tho days
'of the present generation of students.
As the University gains in strength and numbers the
iucrease of organizations connected with it becomes very
noticeable. Tho latest arrival is an orchestra, with all the
necessary applmncos for setting tho air of this propin
quity in unwholesome and disagreeable vibration. If tho
originators of tho scheme aro allowed to live through the
first week of practice wo will give further particular in
our next issue.
The Palladiau Girl's Do bating Olubjs oflicered this
term as follows: President, Cora Fisher; Vice President,
Lottlo Pollard; Secretary, Laura Roberts; Treasurer,
Clara Caldwell ; Critic, Mary Campbell: Regular meet
ing are hold every Thursday afternoon, but for the life
of us wo cannot tell what the proceedings aro. Au in
dignant committee from the club has informed us that
our suggestion in regard to bangs and crimps was
"away off," but when asked for definite information they
fail to give it. Tho club is hereby notified that an invi
tation to attend ono of its meetings will bo gladly ac
cepted bv almost a,iy member of the staff, and tho result
of his observations will be truthfully given. Otherwise
imagination must do tho reportorial work
The usual opening reception was given on 'he first
Friday evening of tlio term in the society halls. It was
as near like its predecessors as possible, hence no extend
ed notlco is necessary in these columns. The only un
usual occurrence in tlio whole cvoning was tho apperance
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