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tal station connected with the U. of N. cannot f.iil to be a sue
cess; vc believe that by its work much will be added to our
fust-growing reputation as a center of learning.
By order ol the Commandment!
Prof. Hodgeman's father hus been visiting the University.
The Freshmen spent last Saturday afternoon at Crabbc's
The fellow who asked us whether we noticed how warm it
was is now convalescent.
Ask French to tell you that joke he has been keeping on
ice for the last few days.
G. W. Botsfordof '84, who has been teaching in Florida,
is around visiting old friends.
Miss Manlcy entertained a small party of friends last week.
All report a most enjoyable time.
The Sophomores spent a pleasant evening last Saturday at
the home of the Misses lionncll.
Last Saturday evening was very pleasantly spent by the
Seniors at the residence of Miss Smith.
The campus fences arc being taken down, thereby improv
ing the general appearance of the grounds.
The University nine won the game from the bricklayers'
nine on Decoration Day, by a score of 23 to 7.
They say Dave got his foot no, mouth in it at the Soph
omorc meeting when he drank out of the finger bowl.
The students have acted upon our repeated suggestions and
have held enthusiastic meetings of preparation for Field Day.
Several of the boys occupied scats in the peanut heaven
at Funkc's last week. Dutch opera was the attraction, wasn't
C. S. Polk is having a hard time of it. A few days ago he
had to return home. The report is that he is slowly mend
ing. The matting on the two stair ways is in a horrible condition
If somebody trips and breaks his neck it will not cause much
Most of the boys arc wrestling with the problem of
how they can cram for the finals and play ball at the same
time. Better play ball; you'll flunk anyhow.
Miss Moore started Tuesday to make an extended vis
it with friends in the east. Miss Moore has many warm friends
here who will look for her return at the beginning of next
Theo Westcrinan while in camp combined business with
pleasure by calling on some young lady friends of his who re
side in Weeping Water. Walters, however, not considering
sparking a part of military discipline, went to the house and
lead off our young friend to the guard house, notwithstanding
the entreaties of the aforesaid fair ones. That man Walters
has no soul.
The gods have again smiled on Kleinc. Monday evening a
party of burglars entered his abode and tried to find some
thing worth carrying of). They succeeded in finding a watch
and about four dollars in money from other inhabitants of the
house. They made a bad mistake when they overlooked a
vest which contained over a hundred dollars. Kleine came
out without losing a cent, and was heard to exclaim "Messed
are the poor, for they shall not be robbed."
Fulmcr's mother and father dropped in upon him one day
last week to see how their little boy was getting along.
Stephens is the only cadet who covered himself with glory
and gore. We arc glad to know that his eye is all right
John Green says he is going to whitewash all the tree
slumps on the campus, so as to give them a gay appearance.
True John, it will, a graveyard gaiety.
Decoration Day on the campus was a grand failure. Quite
a large audience came and took possession of the scats that
had been prepared, and waited long, but no speakers appear
ed. Those who wish to receive the commencement number of
this paper must leave their address with the Business Mana
gers, as it will not be out until about June 20th, and will
have to be sent by mail.
The University nine arc practicing every day now, and ex
pect to soon be able to down any club in the state. Their pro
ficiency is due, of course, to Mr. Paul Clark's excellent man
agement. (This last sentence was inserted upon request).
(Scene, Union League). Young lady: "I'll take a dozen
raw." iMr. a pK, ner escort: "wny, imss , you don't
want those; here's something nice, milk toast, just the thing."
Note: Somebody lend G c seventy-five cents.
The lady who was locked in the laboratory and found it
necessary to telephone for the prof to come over and let her
out, may be classed in the same category with that dignified
Soph, who occasionally meanders out on South Tenth street
to spend a happy hour with his lah-dc-dah. We are told that
at the request of an angry dog he spent three hours in the
top of a tree last Sunday evening. Finally H. Peterson hap
pened along and effected a rescue; but Mr. W r did not go
any farther that evening.
Below is the order of exercises ol Commencement week,
all of which will take place in the Opera House unless other
Wednesday, June 8th,
8-10 p.m., Art Reception at the Studio.
Friday, June 10th,
8 p. 111., Exhibition of Palladian Society.
Saturday, June nth,
8 p. 111., Exhibition of Philodiccan Society.
Sunday, June 12th,
8 p. m., Baccalaureate Discourse, by the Rt. Rev.
Monday, June 13th,
9:30a. m. and 2 p. m., Field Day Sports.
8 p. 111., Exhibition of University Union.
Tuesday, June 14th,
9:30 a. in. and 2 p. 111., Infantry and Artillery Compet
5 p. in., Dress parade and Awarding of Prizes.
8 p. m., Commencement Concert at University Chapel.
Wednesday, June 15th,
10 a. in., Commencement
8-1 1 p. 111., Chancellor's Levee at Senate Chamber.
Best shoes for only $3.00 at Webster and Briscoe's.
Clothing for every body at Ed. Ccrl & Co's.
The best maple sugar taffy at Mawcs. Try it.
J. and D. Newman, 1027 O Street. Oldest Dry Good;
House in the city.
Straw hats at Ed. Ccrf &Co's.
Manlcy has the cream of the candy trade.
Call on Edddd. Ccrf & Cooo.