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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 15, 1886)
HEARD m THE HALLS.
Miss Passmen is visiting her University friends in this city.
The Messiah was attended by alargc number of thesrudems.
Final examinations will soon "be here again . Will we pass
They say Allison is trying to "usurp the place of the Prof, in
Ed. Yates has started a boot and shoe store opposite the
The class in Spanish referred to in the last issue has been
rormed with five members.
The Commencement exercises of the Medical Department
occur on the iSth of March.
Prof. Nicholson was in attendance at court last week at Be
atrice, as an expert in a poison case.
Before Fletcher goes on another excursion we would like to
have a private conversation with hira.
Ts not the The Herperian a daisy? That seems to be the
general impression around the University.
A. E. Wagner is still among the missing, and will probably
be out of school during the present year.
Miss "Dell Stratton left last Wednesday for her home in Ash
land,' where she willlinger for a week or two.
The HEsrERlXX was delighted the other day by a call from
Mr. R. B. Wallace who represents the Otttaha Excelsior.
Prof. White has ordered instruments for a signal service sta
tion and will begin taking observations as soon as they arrive.
"Mr. Eddy, mother wants that dollar you owe her for wash
ing, 'cause we haven't got any meat in the house for Sunday."
The chapel choir have received an addition to their num-
berin the person of Miss Lillibridge, who will assist the
soprano parts. 0
Our old. friend Spclde was in town a few days last week.
He only came back to take away his goods, and has bow left
us for the remainder of the year. ,
The apparatus for the new laboratory is now stored in the
boiler Toom. The most of it will not be unpacked nntil the
building is ready for occupancy.
1 The funeral of the Sophomore Greek class which was adver
tised for a particular time not long since, did not come off foT
the-Teason that the class did not die.
There arc many things that occur in a college life which are
very efficient in relieving the monotony. One of these things
T"for instance" is an examination every two weeks in French.
., The HEsrERT an joins the many friehds of Mr. Ed. Yates
jn welcoming him to Lincoln. Mr. Yatcswas formerly a prom
inent student of the U. ofN. and we wish him abundant suc
-Arrangements are being made for the formal transfer of the
bakery to the Prep who asked the Prof, in the General Hist
ory class, if Phillip n of France was a grandson of Phillip of
The firm of Cowing & Go., plumbers and gas fitters, of-
umana, went to smash on the hrst oi the month. Liabilities
$25iOOo, with assets $20,ooo. The firm had some connection
with putting in our heating apparatus, but the University
Hoses nothing by the failure. The report that the difficulty
caine from 'the fact that the boys had stolen two grate-bars
from the Pollers here, seems to lack substantial foundation.
A member of the meteorology class has been voted the belt
by his admiring classmates. He told of a spring in Wyo
ming that poured out ice instead of water. He belongs to the
Y. M. G. A. too.
The class .n Meteorology will take charge of Nebraska
weather after the first of March. By that time they will have
perfect control of the elements, and they promise thatnablii
zards shall occur after that date.
The members of the Political Economy class are now try
ing to settle the Silver Question. They will without doubt
succeed, for it is an acknowledged fact that our Seniors never
fail in anything they undertake.
We are pleased to note that more pupils are enrolled in the
Art Department, than have been for some time past. Miss
Cochran's ability as an instructor in music is evidently being
appreciated as well as is the artistic talent of Miss Moore..
One of the latest attachments to the boiler is a steam
whistle with a very "argent voice. It is intended to "Call
John," and can do so with a vim second only to that possessed
by the scrcecher owned by the Lincoln Tanning Company.
Miss Boyd left her studies for one week in order to teach in
the Capitol school one of the Tegular tcacherslusing absent.
Our information may not be very authentic, but we are told
that she awed the pupils into submission by means of a Fresh
The oratorio of the Messiah was very acceptably performed
at the Opera House on the evening of the second oi the pres
ent month. A number of students took part in the chorus.
Geo. Frankforter, Will O'Shea and Hirzoner, our chief,
assisted in the grand orchestra.
The Palladians are hereafter to be governed by strict par
liamentary law. Their president, W. C Knight, lias Tccently
ordered a copy of a diagram of parliamentary rules and will
follow it in all cases. He (Knight) intends to compete with
Force on law and order.
This is the time of the year when students lament the fact
that the State is too poor to furnish sidewalks for the campus.
A small amount of mud is tolerable, but when it gets ankle
deep, someone is sure to complain. A single row of planks
would be better than nothing.
In a house on the corner of 13th and S Sts. arc rooming
five boys, They arc schemers, and recently they took the
key belonging to the other boys in the adjacent Toom, and
quietly locked them in their Toom. TheTcsultwas disastrous.
Chapin can give full particulars.
Something was evidently turned loose in the medical room
one night not long ago. Broken windows and chairs testify
to the fact. We were unable to ascertain just what it was,
but suppose that it was rats. Dr. Voos will explain the matter
to anybody who desires to investigate.
All the efforts that have been put forth to arrange a joint
programme of the three societies during Commencement
week have failed. There now seems to be no escape from the
custom of attending the exhibitions from a sense of duty or
courtesy. Conservatism is sometimes a good thing, but we
believe this is not one of those times.
Several of the boys were seen not long since with huge
placards on their backs. They were Freshmen and the placards
bore the inscription "Fox Sale." The hour was 12,30 P. M.
When they enter the building at 8.30 A. M., they arc bigwith
intellect, and big with conceit. But four hours of Tccitations
materially changes their feelings, and every day at 12.30, they
may be bought in unlimited qualities, for only a nominal sum.
We understand that a few nave been solci'for'a very fair price.
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