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Lnst Tuesday the visiting 'committee of the experiment
station, consisting ol ex-Governor Furnas, V. R. Robertson,
and G. J. Carpenter inspected the affairs of the station.
They found all in good running order.
The carpenters are soon to put in shelving in the green
house at Nebraska hall and then there will be an excellent op
portunity to get button hole boquets, providing there arc any
flowers and you stand in with the scientifs.
The librarian delivered a very eloquent address in the
reading room last week. Those so fortunate as to hear it say
that it was rich, rare and racy throughout and that the speaker
held the audience in breathless silence to the end.
Messrs. Thurber, Wagner, A. M., and L. E. Troyerwent
to Omaha, Thursday, to attend the Y. M. C. A. state conven
tion which met there October 24 8. We predict that the boys
had a very pleasant and profitable time at the convention.
At the meeting of the classical club, October 19, the fol
lowing officers were elected: President, Ed. Farmer; vice
president. Mattie Hutchinson; recording secretary, J. I). Fo
garty; corresponding secretary, W. F. Wolfe; treasurer, C. 13.
The cadets were to have had target practice again, a week
ago at a range of 200 yards, but owing to the fact that several
missed the hill at 100 yards it was thought desirable to wait
till a higher hill could be found ere the 200 yards range was
Stephens, the world renowned ex-pitcher of the U. of N.
baseball nine, walked up the aisle in the chapel one day last
week. We understand that "Spider" still keeps up his record
of twisting the spherical orb, and pounding up the hands of
some unfortunate catcher.
It was amusing to see Saycr rushing around at about 3:30
p. m., Thursday, hunting for a Y. M. C. A. man that wasn't
going to use his credentials to the state convention. Not
that he wanted to attend the convention, oh, nol He wanted
to take in Gilmore's concert.
The foot ball team of the University of South Dakota, has
challenged the U. of N. for a game of football. Young Ne
braska blood should not allow this challenge to go unaccepted
but should organize a team that would impart terror to the
South Dakotans at Vermillion.
The members of the Senior class in drainage and irriga
tion are always unanamous in whatever comes up. If one
kicks the rest kick also, ifone is late to recitation the rest arc
also, if one skips class so do the others. The fact is Stough
ton composes the entire class.
Lieutenant Griffith has been promoted to be first-lieutenant
in the 18th infantry, vice Geo. S. Iloyt, promoted to be
captain and assistant in quartermaster's department.
Lieutenant Griffith is to be congratulated on his early pro
motion. It will make no difference in his situation here.
One oi the new students, a Freshman, is mashed. No.
being able to talk about his girl in the day time lie speaks of
her in his sleep. A few nights ago as his room mate was re
tiring he heard the Freshman mumbling, "I will, too, go
with Miss ." The names of all parties are withheld for
The recruits were assigned to the companies at inspection
about a wetk ago, and an awkward squad they truly were.
It was amusing to see them keep the "position of a soldier"
while walking stiff kneed trying to keep step. The only
thing lacking was Males, with his song' "Do you, think I'll,
make a, soldier, soldier."
On Sunday last, Guy A. Brown, lather of our literary ed
itor, died at his home in this city of consumption. Mr. Hrown
had been long In public office and stood high in the esteem of
all who knew him. lie had been fating for some time so that
his death was not unexpected. TtlK Hesperian extends Its
heartfelt sympathy to the family of the deceased.
Our cx-cd last issue noticed a California scheme to dis
courage specials. A certain U. of N. girl has originated a
practice which, if continued in, may drive at least the male
variety of the species out of existence. Receiving two invi
tations to society, this young lady Interviewed the librarian
and accepted the offer of the one who was "straight."
The University orchestra, which rendered such enjoyable
music last year at many University entertainments, has been
re-organized and promises to be better even than formerly. It
will be composed of the following musicians: Gustave C.
Mcnzcndorf, conductor; Miss Ida Bicrwirth, 2d violin; I). N.
Lehmcr, 2d violin; Lucius Bumstcad, bass viol; Charles
Reams, flute; Frank Johns, 1st clarionet; James J. Sayer, tst
comet; F. J. Drczec, 2d comet; Otto G. Miller, trombone;
Miss Ermina D. Cochran, piano.
Professor Bcssey spent several days last week in attend
ance at a meeting ol the western society of naturalists. The
second annual meeting was held at Madison, Wis., October
23 and 24, in the magnificent new fire proof science building
of Wisconsin university 200 feet long, five stories high, and
costing over a quarter of a million. Among the papers read
was one by Professor Bessey on "What shall we do with the
beginner?" The officers for the commlngyeur are, presi
dent, Dr. C. E. Bessey; secretary, Dr. J. S. Kingsley; treas
urer, Professor Coulter, of Crawfordsville, and three vice
presidents from prominent western universities.
Call on Edddd. Cerf & Coooo.
Skinner lets good rigs at low prices.
Hats and caps at Ed. Cert & Co's.
Cadet suits, gloves and caps at Ewing's.
Call on Ewing for cadet gloves and caps.
Go to Ed. Cerf & Co. for furnishing good?.
Clothing for everybody at Ed. Cerf & Co's.
The latest styles in hats at Ed. Cerf & Co's.
Dr. Garten, eye, car, nose and throat specialist. Glasses
fitted. 1 1 15 O street, Lincoln, Neb.
Students, you can save money by buying your boots and
r.hocs of Webster & Rogers, 1043 O street.
"Wc build pants for gentlemen only" at Browning, King
& Co's agency, 118 north Tenth street. Overcoats dirt
For instruction in book-keeping, penmanship, short hand,
type wiiting or telegraphy, the Lincoln Business College is
the best place to go.
The business manager has for sale a little gymnasium out
fit that is the neatest thing ol the kind going. The advertise
ment may -be found in another column. This is just the
thing for any student, lady or gentleman. It is easily put
up, or taken down, takes scarcely any space in the loom and
is most effective. Three of these machines are in use among
the students, and reference is made to E. R. Holmes, J. S.
Pcery and J. B. McDonald as to the merits of the machine
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