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UNIVERSITY of NEBRASKA.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, APRIL 1.. 1889.
Issued semi-monthly by the Hesperian Publishing Assoc i
ation, of the University of Nebraska.
0. W. FIFER, Editor.-in-Chief.
RACHEL E. MANLEY, 'no, - - Corresponding.
E. P. BROWN, '91. - Literary.
T. H. MARBLE, '92, - - Comment.
j. b. Mcdonald, '92, 1 ...
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PALLADIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.
Miss Helen Auohey, Pres. J. W. McCroskv, Sec'y.
UNIVERSITY UNION LITERARY SOCIETY.
Miss Jennie Bonnell, Pres. , Frank F. Almy, Sec'y.
PHILODICEAN LITERARY .SOCIETY
F. A. Manley, Pres. Miss Iha Bonnell, Sec'y.
DELIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.
Miss Myra Clark. Pres. Miss Nellie Cochran, Sec'y.
UNIVERSITY Y. M. C. A.
H. B. Duncanson, Pres. T. A. Williams, Sec'y.
UNIVERSITY Y. W. C. A.
Miss May Tower, Pres.
E. R. Tinoley, Pres. T. II. Marsland, Seo'y.
Miss Laura Haggard, Pres. H. R. Cooi.ey Sec'y.
Up to the time of going to press the senate had
cut down the appropriation about $30,000 and were
not yet through with us. Other state institutions
are suffering the same way, as the work of the 'unholy
alliance." This aggregation is fast making it neces
sary to call an extra session.
It is probably too soon to shout, but we cannot
but notice with gratification that the committee
raised the library estimate of te regents, making
$3,500 the amout to be expended for books and per
iodicals in the next two years. Surely there yet re
mains some iuteilegence in that august aggregation.
The 23rd. annual meeting of the Nebraska .state
teachers association occurs at Hastings, March 26 to
28. Chancellor Bessey, the president of the asso
ciation, will deliver an address upon "The Teacher
of the Future," on Tuesday the 29th. Professors
Hunt and Barber will read papers during the session
and Professor Hennett will take part in a discussion.
Other prominient educators of the state will present
.addresses and papers upon live educational topics.
The progiam as printed promises to be extremely
interesting, both on account of the speakers and the
With the appropriation for fitting up the gym
nasium it becomes u foregone conclusion that we shall
be given an instructor in athletics. This will be wel
come news to every student The U. of N. does not
lack muscle but it docs lack incentive. Another
thing it lacks is some one with tl.e requisite time to
systematize and conduct the work in athletics. With
an instructor both these wants are filled.
It is wonderful how. in the heat and turmoil
and confusion of legislating for the public, some
men can manage to remember themselves and put
their own private ends above every thing else. For
instance, the regents asked $8,700 for paving upon
two sides of the campus. The chairman of the
finance, ways and means committee, who owns some
property upon the east side of the campus, which is
not as yet in any paving district, had the amount
raised to $14,000 for paving upon three sides of the
campus. Probably there was nothing wrong in this,
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