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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 15, 1885)
"To flunk or not to flunk"
Knight what will you take for your Witch-hazel?
The boarding clubs have disbanded until next term.
Common expressions of the day. "If I come back."
Dean T. Smith will call upon Santa Claus at Guide Rock
A prep says "the campus is right full of weather about these
Subscribe and get a handsome lithograph with the holiday
Skating is the order of the day. Those who have tried it
report good ice, etc
The Junior Physics class is the sickest class that has been
heard from up to date.
Co-ed nicknames; Puss, Kitty, Chick, Ducky, and others to
numerous to mention.
Ask Codding if he ever acted as special policemen. He
will be glad to tell you all about it.
Ask Robertson which of Shakcspeares plays include Mac
beth and Hamlet in the dramatis personae.
R. S. Mockctt, Paul Clark and C. S. Polk were appointed
by the societies to interview the regents concerning gas.
Logan Stephens and C. T. Ansley started last Wednesday
for their homes in Illinois where they will spend the holidays.
Room No. 6. Bucket of water Chas. Cowing, J. G. White
Transom Powdered Lime Dress Coat Muscular effort-
Mr. Jenkins '83, the most enthusiastic follower of St. John
among our acquaintances, is teaching school a few miles from
The calisthenics room is to be fitted up, we understand, as
a signal service station, of which Prof. White will have
During the last summer a petrified man was discovered in
Mexico. He has been idetified as a conservative professor on
And Christmas draweth near. And as it draweth, Paul
Clark asketh whence originated the custom of writing Xmas
for Christmas. Can anyone answer?
The class now reading Beowulf claim that the propensity
for telling big marine stories is an inheritance handed down
from our earliest Anglo Saxon ancestors.
The University will be a deserted place very soon. Nearly
all the students are going home, and those who cannot go to
their own homes, will visit with those who can.
In looking forward to the coming term, it is a relief to feel
that our work as students can be accomplished with less fric
tioncaused by surroundings than it has this term.
This snow spoils lawn tennis and foot ball playing, but the
pleasure of seeing the Preps and Freshies amuse themselves
by making snow men will amply compensate for both.
A lithograph of the editors will be enclosed to subscribers
with each copy of the holiday number of the Hesperian.
Send in your names early as our issue will be limited to 20,coo
There seems to be almost general dissatisfaction among the
students about this term's work. They say "we have worked
hard, and have accomplished little." Where shall we look for
the cause of this?
The Excelsior's correspondent from the U. ofN. evidently
means to get the belt at all hazards, and his prospects cer
tolnly appear flattering since Mr. Killen Is not here to contest
the case -with him.
The regents arc now in august assembly. Some thorough
ly interesting questions arc to be decided at this meeting.
The Prof, in Eng. Lit. was startled the other morning to
hear a member of his class ask: "What arc you giving us
The "University and East R Street" cars arc patronized by
the students to a considerable extent. Very comfortable these
There is more class enthusiasm this year than has been
manifested for some time. Each class has held at least one
meeting during the term.
The Soph. French class anticipated their coming "exam"
with about as much pleasure as a doomed man looks forward
to his approaching execution.
The Y. M. and Y. W. C. A's. of the University now hold
separate prayer meeting and meetings for Bible study in ad
dition to the joint meetings on Wednesday evening.
Each of the societies were the happy recipients of a gas
bill not longsiuce. This seems to be only the execution of an
order issued by the Regents more than two years ago.
Miss Smith will be able to come to the University and con
duct the final examinations of the classes which she has been
obliged to leave to the instruction of others during the term.
We goto press too soon to be able to give an ac
count of the musical entertainment to be civenbv Miss Coch
ran, but we have no doubt that it will be a very enjoyable
Mr. Clark of the Junior class will spend his vacation at
his favorite residence in Woodville. The grief because of
his sudden departure will be profound and neneral at Yee
Lung's and the Pearless Steam.
A number of the students seem to prefer to remain in the
library rather than to attend chapel exercises. This ought not
to be. Considering nothing but the pleasant surroundings
the chapel is by far the best place.
The profundity of a certain Freshraans remarks concerning
the unreliability of all branches of science is very astonishing.
We advise all who are thinking of taking a scientific course to
consult him before entering upon it.
The library table has become very infirm. It reminds some
of the time about two years ago when it was used a nut
cracker. For full information in regard to the matter, ask
Prof. Nicholson or write to A. G. Warner.
It would be a great relief to many of the students if the
University authorities would hire a small bov to kivn th-.
walks free from snow this winter. It is not very agrcable to
wade in snow six inches deep in order to reach the building.
Officers of the Philodicean Society for next term are as fol-ows:-President;
C. S. Allen; Vice Presicent, Hattie Curtiss;
Secretary, Laura Roberts; Treasurer. A. E. AmWcrm- fn.i.
Minnie Latta; Attorney, Paul Clark; Marshall, Logan Steph-
The Young Ladies Foreign Missionary Society of this city
gave a very interesting program in the M. E. Church last
Sunday evening. Misses Hattie Curtiss. I.a.ira RoW
Ethel Marsland, Cora Fisher and Rachel Manley were amone
muac wuu iook part in tne exercises.
The Union society elected the following officers at their
last meeting; Pres., Miss Hcarn; Vice Pres., Miss Lesch;
Sec, Mr. Luke Cheney: Ass't Sec. Mr. Ha,ml,m. rvw:
Miss Gage; Treas., Miss Tower; Sergeants at arms' A. ll
r,u"ulu a uiEdow; Historian, Miss Fanny Baker.
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