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THE HESPERJA N.
Did you go to the German?
"Got the ball?" ? !; ! S ?
Wanted, a ferry boat at corner Eleventh and R.
D. D. Forsyth visited in Kearney after the finals.
H. P. Kerr spent last Sunday visiting in Nebraska City.
Corporations never die, but a coiporation class dies easily.
The Cadet band will play for the G. A. R. on Decoration
"Hello, Whiskers!" is the familiar manner of saluting
Camp at Nebraska City Say good bye to the coeds
The way the Seniors are getting mashed astonishes the
According to the department of English, the future of
"shall" is "should."
Webber made a noble effort to "shoo" the small boys at
dress parade on the 17th.
E. R. Tingley has recovered from a siege of the mumps
and other attendant aggravations.
The cadets are busily engaged now in practice upon the
schedules for the competitive drill.
Professor Hessey is busy with the plans for new cases and
laboratory tables of Nebraska hall.
Since the publication ol his book Professor Howard treats
himself to a few moments ol leisure.
It is rumored that another wedding in University circles
is at hand. '88 is not so slow after all.
On account ol the pol. econ. exam, the Seniors will have
the nightmare until after commencement.
W. N. Fletcher, '89, left Monday to look after business
interests in the southern part of the state.
Protessor Menzendorl looked in at ye editors and typos
last week, but immediately fled back to the music room.
Dr. Fontaine has gone to Europe. If he returns with
somebody, The Hesperian will be the first to congratulate.
Where is that water tank? Three hundred and ninety
students are anxious to know what disposition has been
made of it.
"And what became of the pie?" blandly asked New
comer, when the prof., to illustrate involuntary action, had
told the story of the old soldier.
Miss Stella Kirkcr, Kappa Kappa Gamma, gave a pleas
ant reception to the fraternity members of the U. of N. at
her home, Saturday evening, May 18.
The senior preps, enjoyed a half holiday in Latin oae
day last week while the professor trudged home to get the
keys with which Bennett, Jr., was entertaining himself.
A meeting of the Junior class was called to decide upon
paraphernalia for next year. Judging from the amount of
decision reached their senior attire will be rather limited.
T. H. Marsland is prepared to take photographs of
groups, classes, couples or scenery. Any one wishing such
work will do well to see him immediately. Patronize home
Professor Hessey has been busy the past week with the
plans for the new cases and laboratory tables of Nebraska
Hall. They will be much more convenient than those form
E. G. Eaglcson went home to spend the week before the
final dissipations. It is supposed that his final examination
under Professor Little left himin such a state that rccupera
was absolutely necessary.
We have it on good authority that a certain eastern firm
has contracted for 1 00,000 photo-engravings of the Senior
class composite. The firm intends to advertise their famous
remedy "Rough on Rats."
Miss Lillian Chamberlain, of Omaha, will assist the
Unions in their exhibition with a soprano solo. Miss Cham
berlain seems to be quite a favorite with the Unions, this
being the third time she has appeared on their June program.
The library is in receipt of a valuable contribution to its
American history department in the shape of "Sketches"
by ex Governor Perry, of South Carolina. It consists of
short biographies of prominent men, and nots on points in
Fletcher, '89, has been kicking mself quite vehemently
since last Sunday evening, when he rashly invited a half
dozen young ladies to take supper with him. To his utmost
surprise, they readily assented and the noble Senior was
compelled to lead the way to his resturaunt.
S. Schwab comes to the front again in this issue with a
new ad. Mr. Schwab has always been a good friend to the
University, and one of the ways he has shown his friendship
is by giving good bargains in clothing to the boys. When
fitting out for commencement week call on him. .
Professor Hunt is busily engaged hearing the commence
ment orators rehearse. He seems to find difficulty in caus
ing Miss Aughey to appear belligerent. He has succeeded
in putting a bridle upon Newcomer's voice, but has not yet
made Fifer walk on the stage as if he weighed 275 pounds.
As a curious indication of the growing knowledga of our
University, Professor Bcssey informed the reporter that he
receives from five to six applications per week from persons
wishing situations in our faculty. Many of these are from
men who send highly flattering recommendations from
the most noted professors in this country and Europe. One
exceptionally good day last week there were three letters
asking for situations in the faculty of "your distinguished
The Seniors had a most enjoyable time at Professor
Bcssey's residence last Wednesday evening. Both Professor
and Mrs. Bessey understand the art of making a company
feel at home. These farewell meetings of the graduating
class, when all work is over and the final step is near, make
a lasting impression on all who participate. Amidst the
thoughts uf pleasure there is always mixed the thought that
such pleasures are Hearing an end and in in a few days all
life will seem different.
We acknowledge receipt of a complimentary to the Beat
rice Chautauqua Assembly. Lack of space forbids that we
mention all the attractions in detail. The session will be
from June 28 to July 8. Among the lecturers are Peter M.
von Finkleston, of Jerusalem, Robert Mclntyre, Professor
DcMotte, J. B. Young, Geo. W. Miller. Special days are
old settler's day, W. C. T. U. day, temperance day, Y. M.
C. A. day, children's jubilee, Independence day, recognition
day, music and mission day. Write for program, etc. to S;
S. Green, Beatrice, Nebraska.
Since the state teachers association met there have been
many inquiries from teachers both of this state and other
state as whether the University laboratories would be open
for the use of teachers during the summer. Owing to the