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Influence of Frcstiman Morals upon the Latin School Stu
dents." Master Gcorgic Spurlock gave a masterly disquisition
upon "Budhisni its Rise, Principles, and Influence upon I.if
crature, Science and Metaphysics." Forming a ring and
kneeling facing the tree, they repeated "Now I lay me" and
retired. The afternoon was spent in N0.7, where the Soph
omores who had showed the white feather, aided them in hav
ing a time. Songs, drop the handkerchief, and dancing were
the order of the day, and the grand finale consisted in a sup
per given by the 'stay-at home Soph gills who had prepared
o picnic dinner and wanted to use it.
In the evening we were favored by an Arbor Day address,
delivered by the originator of the annual obscivance of that
holiday, the Hon. J. Sterling Morlonr To attempt to de
scribe it were fruitless and it were equally impossible to print
it at length, but we can express our enthusiastic thanks to the
Chancellor for having secured Mr. Morton, and to Mr. Mor
ton for his masterly and highly entertaining address.
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C. S. Polk is around again.
Miss Lesh is again absent from school.
Ask Baughtnan who stole;thc boat.
The cadets loomed up in the Spy of Atlanta.
Eddy drew a book out of the library one day last week."
A few of the students took in Uooth at Omaha last week.
Misses Strntton and Applegct spent Arbor Day in Ash
land.' The Seniors have concluded not to adopt a class motto om'
In opera house at Crete; "Who is that learned looking
gentleman who talkb so loud?"
Spurlock celebrated his twenty-first birthday by inviting a
half-dozen of his friends to supper.
It is circulated that a laundry delivery wagon wns seen to
stop at Kleine's room one day last week.
The lacully has concluded to let the Seniois who aic on
program off from the regular class work foi the last thiue
weeks of the term.
A very pleusant University social took nlnce nt il, hum..
of Miss Manley on the evening of the 20th. About foitystu-!
oenis were present.
Now'that we students can't even have the halls to hold cau
cuses in, 'the best plan would be to pass a subscription paper
and buy'rubtic &eatstb,be scattered over the campus.
Ask Klcinc if he knows what a "portugoosc" is.
Miss Southwick has been visiting Lincoln and University
On Saturday, the 30th, a match game of ball was played on
Prof. Aughey, formerly connected with the University, is
visiting in Lincoln.
Ask Fletcher about the way the Sophs were left when they
asked permission to leave.
Sig Polk has gone to Louisville' to spend aweck in older to
get completely rested for the term's wotk.
We are glad to recall our announcement that Miss Nellie Si.
Scott would not be with us this term, for she expects to be
back this week.
Mr. JoiinK. Ukkun: When you come around and fix that
window in this office the "editorial puff" which you bargain
ed for will appear in our columns, and not before.
The annual cadet encampment is again the talk. In spile
of the duckings, rains, and burnt noses the boys have receiv
ed in the past, they are as anxious as ever to try camp life.
The new janitor who lakes Harry's place is foo fearfully
punctual on Friday nights to suit the students. Exactly at
10:29, no matter what is going on, he begins to turn out the
Mr. Hoover received a telegram from Blue Hill announcing
the death of his mother. He took the noon train for home
on Sunday last. Mr. Hoover has the sympathy of all in this
soi row of soi rows.
Pi of. in Ethics: "Man and animals both think, but a man
thinks that he thinks." Student: "Well, then the difference
batweenMr. C k and an animal is that he thinks he thinks,
but don't, while an animal thinks, but don't know it?"
The Frcshies have moie class spirit and eneigy than any
oilier class in school. Not even the torrents of Aibor Day
dampened their ardor, and they held a picnic in the building
where elegant refreshments, consisting of bread and butter,
were served to all loyal members of '90.
The committee on Field Day report the prospects very en
couraging and are able to present an outline of the program,
although the entries for the various contests arc- not as nu
merous as may be expected. The chairman of the commit
tee requests that the students hurry this matter up, and (also
the matter of subscriptions Avhich may be made at the Hl'.s
ri'ltlAN office. It has been thought advisable to postpone
the date to May 19th, and to have all exercises on the campus,
'beginning at 2 p. 111. sharp. All entries for contest of any
kind to be made on or before May 12th. The following is a
'Overture, Cadet Hand.
Dress Parade of Battalion.
Contest Drill by Volunteer Squads of Twelve. Prize, As
C'irand March, Cadet IJnnd.
Foot ball Contest, Crete and University Elevens.
Wheel barrow Knee. '
Barrel Race.- Prizes for each race, Association Medals,
Wrestling and Boxing,
Music, -Cadet IJand.
Gills' Screaming Match. Prtee, Favorable notice in Till".
Grand Base'ball Game,- K. S. U's. vs. U. of N's.