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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 5, 1887)
7 II E HESPERIAN.
"Perhaps vc had heller look after the fascinating damsel
that holds clandestine meetings with her sister's 'intended,"
The next day as Tommy and T were starting out for our
usual walk wc met Mr. K. coming toward the house. Instead
pf stopping to talk with is as usual, he bent his head and
whispered to me as he passed, "Don't stay long. I am going
to" your house and want to talk with you before I leave," Hut
Tommy wouldn't hear to our returning until nearly dark. As
we went past the library door wc heard Ida's sob, mamma's
pleading tones and papa's angry voice all at once. We went
upstairs wondering what mishap had come to the family. Wc
met Edward, whose first words were "There's many a slip
twiM cup and lip."
"What do you mean, Eddie? lias Mr. Kavanaugh been
"Yes, to ask fathcr'sconscnt to pay his addresses to his
"What did father say?" I gasped.
"That you were loo young and that he could not consent
to anything of the kind for a year. So K. is going away for
a year, and you can have that time to make up your mind."
"I'm so glad he's going away, ' 1 say savagely. "The idea
of asking for me. Why he's crazy -and Ida would have liked
him, I know but me!"
"Well, it's you he wants, and Ida is learning to her sorrow
'There's many a slip twixt cup and lip.' "
He calls him-
social last Thursday night was
W. S. Perrin, '87, is City Editor of the Democrat.
G. W. Hotsford, 'S4 has a position in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Miss Anna Aldrich, '84, was in town just before school
Everett Eddy, '87, is in Chicago learning how to compound
P. J. Coleman was here for a few da.vs before starling to
the Dakota university.
P. F. Clark is another of our last year's Seniors who is try
ing his hand at studying law.
Miss Mary Campbell, '87, is instructress in vocal music and
elocution in the Presbyterian college at Ft. Pierre, Dakota.
Verily the meds of '87 are microscopically small. It is not
certainly known that they exist. Ask the Chancellor about
The irrepressible Seniors have already sent in two petitions
to the faculty. The class of '88 may yet be more famous
than than that of '87.
S. D. Killcn arid L. H. Cheney, '87, left last Friday morn
ing for Chicago intending to study (?) the art of bulldozing
juries, cither at Chicago or Ann Arbor.
The University Union has added to the appearance of its
stage by erecting two handsome lamps at the front and by
placing new plush chairs for secretary and class.
The many friends of Klcine Polk will sympathize with his
misfortune in not being able to start in at the beginning of the
term. A beastly fever got hold of him and has just been
It is a noteworthy fact that seven members of the Senior
class are now drilling who drilled in the fall term of '83
Seniors who had retired on their honors enter now to get re
tired commissions at graduation.
The base ball darkened an eye for Stevens.
Roy Codding, formerly of 'S7, has relumed.
The Y. M. & Y. W. C. A.
fairly well attended.
Wiggcnhom, the only, will be in the city with his heels on
a lawyer's desk for some lime.
J. G. Smith, who has been "spending the last five weeks in
New York, returned last Friday.
C. S. Polk, 'S7, is reading Ulackstonc and Arizona Dick in
the office of a brother at Plallsmouth.
The room formerly occupied as a medical lecture room is
being fitted up for the use of Prof. I licks' classes.
II. P. Harrctt passed through the city lately on his way to
superintend the construction of a railroad bridge at Ord.
II. V. Olmstcad and J. II. Holmes, ol 'S4, Were in town
the first of the term. Hoth returned to Washington, D. C,
for another year's work.
It would accomodate about 355 students if the University
contained some good drinking water. Most of us haven't
time to wait for city water to get cold.
J. R. McCancc became wcaiy of western life and flitted
back to the cultured East to finish his education.
The registration up to Friday noon was 250. This number
seems smaller than usual but as this year there are no mctlic
al students it is really larger than ordinary.
Prof. Hcsscy was absent for a couple of days Inst week, de
livering IccUrcs in and near Edgar. The Professor has'done
much of this work during the past summer, which has re
sulted in much good to the University.
onderful improvements were made on the interior of the
University building during the summer. The halls and rooms
have all been painted and papered in elegant style, and the
recitation rooms seated with comfortable chairs with desk attachment.
Over a hundred students "have already registered for drill,
making the largest registration of cadets in the history of the
University. This shows the success of the Commandant's cf-.
forts to make interesting what has hitherto been a rather un
Our friend J. R. McCance, '89, has entered the Pennsylva
nia State University. We are sorry to lose him from our
number, but as it seems best for him to attend the university
of his own state we wish.him success there. lie enters the
junior class and enjoys the society of his brother, who is a law
student in the same school.
The faculty has been increased by the addition of Mrs. Ra
chel Lloyd, Ph. D. University of Zurich, as Assooiate-Profcs-
sor in chemistry. The lady has been a special student at
Harvard and in London at the Royal School of Mines and had
taught in Philadelphia and in the College of Fharmacy at
In the chair of stationary engineering, floor-cleaning, and
general accomodatingness there has been no change. Our old
friend John Green still presides with accustomed good nature
over the arduous duties pertaining to his office. The position
is a hard one to fill to the general satisfaction of studenis and
professors, but the presenL incumbent has succeeded about as
well as human frailty permits. He is a good frieud of all stu
dents and always willing to grant reasonable requests though
they frequently tax time and patience to the utmost. The
Hksi'Ekian especially is grateful for much gratustous labor on
his part which helps to make the office endurable.
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