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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1889)
'89. C. W.'Bigelow is principal of one of the schools o!
86. Miss Kathleen Hcarn teaching' in the Park school
in tlits city.
89, T. S. Allen has been rusticating in the paternal
cornfield for a week or two past.
88. Hovey P. Darrett spent part of a quiet Sabbath loaf
ing in The Hesperian office. He is still located at Council
'84. Rev. R. L. Marsh has left the ministry of theJMeth
odist church for that of the Congregational. He is located at
89. T. A. Williams comes upevcry second Saturday to
post. He works on his particular branch in botany, i. e., that
of lichens. He is teaching at Ashland.
8o. D. H. Mercer of Omaha called at The Hesperian
office this week and passed an hour or so in reminiscences of
the old days when he used to help run the paper.
'88. Roscoe Pound has been reccommended by the
faculty for the degree of master of arts. His thesis is a "Con
tribution to our knowledge of the so called Imperfect fungi of
88, E. G. Eaglcson passed through Lincoln last week
on his way to Craig. He was unable to stop over on account
of a severely wounded foot, the result of a fierce encounter
with a barb-wire lence.
88. We understand that Roscoe Pound has the good
fortune to be rooming with Professor Seymour, the Massachu
setts botanist. Roscoe seems .to be greatly pleased with
Harvard, and takes great interest in his work.
'87. We noticed a clipping from the Greeley News com
mending Lincoln as the place for the location of the state fair.
A. H. Bigelow as a North (of the) Platte editor has not en
tirely forgotten Lincoln if it is south of the Platte.
88. W. Logan Stephens (alias Spider, Vegetables, etc.)
with his genial smile all of it arjd beaming coutenancc, vis
ited the library, chapel and other places around these classic
halls, where he was wont to amuse himself in days of yore.
'88. Roy G. Codding visited tlfe U. of N. while on his
way to York, Thursday. He is now connected with a Lon
don society of independent foreign missions, under whose
direction he will leave home early in December to piopagate
the faith in Soudan, Africa.
'89. M. I. Bigelow now assumes the dignity and the du
ties of superintendent and electrician of the Lincoln Electric
Light company. This is not so bad a recomendation for our
department of physics, the first graduate from the electrical
course, taking such a position so soon after graduating.
'86. Wilber C. Knight was married on October 16, at
Omaha, to Miss Emma Howell, who is also an old student
here. The Hesperian wishes its old ad. rustler unbounded
happiness and prosperity. The newly formed couple will
make their home in Wyoming, where Mr. Knight has for
some time been engaged in business.
'88 '89 Word reaches us that O. V. P. Stout and Frank
A. Manley have organized the Battle Creek Alumni associa
tion of the University of Nebraska, out in Wyoming. They
are the sole owners and operators of the association at pres
ent, but urge all alumni to move west and share in the vast
advantages which the association offers.
College Chips h a very readablepapcr.
The Argonaut is the niostjinterestlng paper which we have
The Richmond Messenger contains forty-four 'pages of
The Ohio Wesleyan has nine literary societies, all in a
The Current from Ohio university contains several good
article on political questions.
The University News, fromSyracu5e, N. Y., is one of the
neatest papers received at this office.
The Vassar Miscellany has been received. It is a neat
paper and contains some good reading matter.
At Iowa City the Beta fraternity members were all ar
rested recently for becoming too demonstrative ata banquet.
At the university of California the students were denied
the pleasure of a cane rush, by the interference of the
The Juniors at Illinois college have adopted a derby hat,
as their distinguishing mark. The Freshmen wear the mor
The Lever, from Colorado Springs high school, should
pension the writer of the critics column on condition that he
write no more.
The columns of the Penn Chronicle, published at Oska
loosa, la., are well filled With interesting matter in nearly
We will be glad to exchange with the Crescent, published
by the high school students at Westfield, Mass. It is one of
the best high school papers received.
Four Sophomores were expelled from Syracuse university
for hazing a poor little Freshman. They cut off his mous
tache and otherwise 'tnistrented .him. " 'Tis true, 'tis pity
Why don't the exchange man on the Northwestern write
at least one item lor its exchange column? l In the issue of
October 11 the entire exchange column is filled with clip
pings. The question of opening college libraries during the even
ing is being discussed inja great many of ouri'exchanges just
now. It is a move which will eventually be adopted through
out the country.
The College Stu tent prints a long article which was writ
ten by Rev. Lyman Abbott. It is entitled "Optional Devo
tion." It is well worth reading. The alumni department of
the paper is excellent.
The Dakota Collegian contains many essays valuable to
students of agriculture. There is much room for improve
ment in the paper, however, and we hope that the change
will be made ere long.
The Phi Psis h.;vc it in for the person who has been circu
lating a story to the effect that they play poker, sixteen chips
for a cent. Courier.
The above is a sample of the kind of news to be found in
the Kansas university papers.
The Illinois state oratorical contest was held October 4,
at Galesburg. A. C. Douglasof Monmouth college won the
contest. His oration containedbetween.ijooand 1,800 words
and requiied twenty-five minutes for delivery. His subject
was "The English Language."
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