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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1885)
THE II ESP El AS'.
Allison's beard is immense.
Bring out your cap and gloves.
Artillery drill has been resumed.
The contractor says the boilers ill be here this week.
The pompadour custom seems to be rapidly falling into dis
repute. Room Xo. 5 is now used as a recitation room by some of
the medical men.
Coal is now being put tu the basement for the boiler. 150
tons are ordered.
The steam-pipes have been laid between the main building
and thejiew laboratory.
The class of 'Sg shows more energy than any othei aggre
gation of intellect in the University.
And still they come! Students arc entering the University
even week, and yet there is room.
The library in its present condition, is far more conducive
to conversation than to good solid study.
Twenty-three bricks have been laid on the laboratory
building since our last growl on this subject.
We understand that a brass sextette will soon be organiicd
in the city. Some of the students are to be members.
How fortunate it is that the street cars run to the south part
of the city. If you don't believe it, consult Shepherd.
They say several ol the gentlemen students intend to
(R)us(scl)llc this term. I'aiticidars furnished at this office.
1 Iallow e'en occurs one week from next Saturday (night).
Rather dull last year, so we can cxjcct something lively this
There is a faint rumor that a scientific club is o be formed
for the benefit of students taking that course. We hope the
rumor is well founded.
Ed Chnrchill is writing up a voluminous treatise on mus
tachcs,thcir rise, decline and fall. Vast fund of experience.
The superior knowledge displayed by some of the members
of certain classes, when others fail to understand a subject, is
If steam is not turned on so"on the interesting hall flirtations
will be nipped in the bud, so to speak. The authorities should
attend to this matter.
They say that Perrin, Gambce and R. S. Mockctt havo all
tuined Democrats and arenspirants to the post-offices at Roca,
Blue Springs and Lincoln.
The steam radiators in the society halls have been supplied
with marble tops, and arc to be decorated in the highest style
known to artists in that line.
Will Owen Jones now appears in gold-bowed (?) spectacles.
They enable him to play his part of "fat senior" with consum
atc grace and "distingue."
John Mockett '87 insures lives and tells storries in his office
on O St. Authority on Tontine and other policies. Furnish-
es ice-cream to his victims.
We are informed that by the time snow flies, the building
will be heated by steam, but we arc not told what we are to
do during the cold weather that will precede the snow.
C. G. Mc Millan, '86, may be seen frequenting the halls of
his Alma Mater. We understand he is making a special study
of Botany. Mr Mc Millan is an excellent young man, brill
iant, 'talented and is destined to occupy a high place in the
near future. it pd.
W. E Hardy, '94, may be seen on 10th St. dispensing
furniture with polished shoes, hair-pnrlcd-in-the-middlc, and
general appearanc of nonchalance, (ft, not the furniture.)
Substantial storm doors nave been placed at each of the
three entrances to the main building, to the profound sorrow
of the little prep, girls, they are so plain that swinging on them
There is some talk alout an arrangement that will do away
with the three society exhibitions in June, and only inflict one
evening of torture upon the citizens. Further particulars will
be given later.
The assistant librarians have been consulted on some rather
startling new looks. Grote's "Commentaries on The Gallic
War;" Darwin's "Iliad;" John Stuart Mill "On The Floss,"
arc some of the titles.
"Only a little letter between two lines of dutch to mark the
meaning of the words helps us very much. Oh! yes! you have
got it right i your explanation, it saves wasting the hours o
night cramming for examination."
The librarian is a witness of many romantic episodes. It is
well that he is tough or he certainly would fare hard. Wheeler
and Fnlmcr can explain more fully and we refer all inquires to
them. It is really worth your time to look into the matter.
The young people of the Congregational church held a very
pleasant sociable at the residence of Mr. J. P. Hcbard, on II
street, a few evenings ago. A large portion oj the company
bore classic mugs that stamped them as University students.
Manley has the cream of the candy trade.
Fine clothing Emporium.
Special prices to students at T. Ewing &Co's.
Go to Mayer Bros, to get ready made clothing.
Geo. H. Phoelcr keeps a full line of bakery goods.
Largest stock of overcoat in the city at T. Ewings.
W. R. Dennis should be your hatter and furnisher.
H. W. Drown keeps a full assortment of students books. "
You will always find a large stock of hats at W. R. DcninV
Go to F. Hurlbut to get soiled suits cleaned and colored.
J. 15. Skinner keeps fine horses and carriages at reasoncblc
rates. I2lh St. bet P. & Q.
Hardsman & Gutton keep full line of confectioneries and
Every thing in the fruit line at Manley's.
Studeius get your rigs at Skinners who keeps a full line of
the most stylish in the city.
"Young man, set down, and kcepstill, yu will hav plenty ov
chances to make a phool ov youresclf before yu die."
Students will do well to read Mayer Bros, advertisement.
Fine clothing at T. Ewing &Co's.
Cadet suits, gloves and caps at T. Ewing &Co's
Sam Westerfield is at his old stand and will make special
rates to students.
Go to the Howard House for day board. Best dollar day
house in the city. You will always receive prompt attention
and also want meals here.
An enterprising reporter writing of a wreck at sea, stated
that "no less than fourteen of the unfortunate crew and pas
sengers bit the dust."
The Lincoln Business College took first premium at Neb
raska state fair for best business Course. Best course in
bookkeeping and largest ind best collection of penmanship. It
jS first class in all these departments.
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