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'88. V. H. Wagner is princip.il of one of the ward schools
'82. Ralph A. Weston is agent for the Lincoln Land com
panp'at'Ncwcastlc. 85. C. G. McMillan took advantage of his vacation to
come down from'St.'Paul tovirit home and friends.
83 '84. A. L. White and E. J. Robinson arc still on the
B. & M. force of engineers and arc at work in Wyoming.
'8811. P.'Barrctt is now Council Bluffs correspondent lor
the World-Herald. The Reflector ha sold out to'thc Excelsior.
'88. Miss Grace Barrett spent the holidays with her par
ents in this city and has again rctnrncd to her school in Sidney.
'84. G. W. Botsford, professor of Greek and literature at
Kalamazoo college, is contemplating a trip to Europe next
'83 Geo. G. Hichcock, professor of Greek in Pierre (Dak.)
University, visited his father and friends in this city during
89 Some nine members of this'grcat class, together with
a few friends not alumni, assembled at the home of Miss Edna
D. Bullock, December 31 and enjoyed themselves socially and
gastronomically until the year which gave their illustrious class
its name and being had passed away.
Married. Fulmkr AUGUF.Y. On December 25, 1SS0,
at Lincoln Neb, Elton Fulmer, '87 and Miss Helen Aughcy,
'89. The Hesperian always takes solid and satisfying plea
sure in announcing these consummations of schoolmate afl'cc
tion, and in this case feels sure that its approval cannot right
fully be witheld. May long life and purest joy fall to the
lot of Mr. and Mrs. Fulmer.
Married. Eddy Agey In the closing days of '89, Mr.
H. C. Eddy, '85, was married to Miss Clara Agey, in Kansas
City. The bride is a social favorite in Lincoln's best circles
and the groom is making his way upward through the rather
crowded ranks of the legal fraternity of this city. The Hes
perian wishes to echo the abundant good wishes that have
already been bestowed on the couple.
'88. Miss Carrie Maud Pennock is distinguishing herself
in Omaha musical circles. Both the Bee and World-Herald
gave extended and very complimentary notice of a concert
given by her on December 23. The latter paper closes its
comment by saying: "Her efforts last evening served to de
lightfully confirm the confidence of her friends in her future
career." Miss Pennock's many friends will unite in hearty
congratulations for the success already attained and kindest
wishes for her future.
The Nebraska State Historical society held its annual
meeting in the chapel of the University on Tuesday and
Wednesday evenings, January 14 and 15. The programme
- on the fitst evening was "The Christening of the Platte," by
Judge James W. Savage of Omaha, "The Educational His
tory of Omaha, by Mrs.M. B. Newton, of Omaha;"The Dcvel
opment of the Free-Soil Doctrine," by Hon. W. H. EUcr.
On Wednesday evening two papers were read "American
Stale Legislatures and Legislation," by Hon. Albert Wat
kins, of Lincoln, and "Salem Witchcraft," by Professor J. S.
Kingsley of the University. The meetings of this society
offer much that is interesting and valuable to any Nebraskan
and especially to the students of history. If the students
realized more fully the advantages offered there would be a
larger attendance from the University itself.
Miss Cochran was confined to her room a few days last
"Were you conditioned in French?" "No." "Then II
suppose you flunked."
Miss Nellie Scott officiated at the chapel piano a few times
in the absence of Miss Cochran.
Floyd Scybolt will not be in school this term. Ill health
will prevent him from returning.
New student. "Are you a fraternity man?" Old stud
ent. "Nobut I've got the Grippe."
Mr. L. II. Stoughton will, with Mr. D. N. Lchmcr, repre
sent the Unions on the University oratorical contest.
J. S. Pccry varied his vacation in town by a trip to Tc
cumsch to attend a party given by Miss Mary Holmes.
R. S. Mockctt, a well remembered former student, is now
a member of the law firm of Mockctt & Flyck in this city.
Dr. Lcesc became tired of the woes of bachelor's life, and
during vacation found a friend to help turn his woes into glad
ness. Miss Merta Mocller visited her friend? in the Univer
sity a few days last week. iShe will not return to school this
H. S. Winterowd, a former student, celebiatcd the holiday
season by taking unto himscll a wife at his home in Newton,
F. M. Ransom has deemed it for his best interests to take
up his studies in Wcsleyan university instead of the University
Miss Flora Hull visited university friends and her old so
ciety, the Delian, the first Friday of the term. She will re
turn next fall.
Professor Howard, Professor Caldwell and Mr. S. L.
Gcislhardt have been selected as judges for the University ora
Lieutenants Tinker and Duncanson now, if you please.
Lieutenant Tinker is assigned to Co A, and Lieutenant Dun
canson to Co C.
Goc. II. Tinker, who fancied '90 more than '89 and stayed
out part of last year to get to graduate with the former class,
is again in school.
A party of scicntifs took a trip up Oak Creek recently on
a beaver hunt. A number of dams were found and some traps
set for this rather rare animal.
Everybody seemed to Ivcvc had a good time duringvacation
The weather was almost perfect, and the moon shone very
beneficently a part of the time.
Sam Spcldc, who was intending to return to school this
term, will not be able to do so on account of trouble with his
eyes, lie may come oacK next year.
The commissioned officers of the batallion will now have
practical instruction in the manual of the sword and other man
euvers of their rank once each week.
The regents set apart S300 for a study of the birds and
mammals of the state under Mr. Bruner. This will result in
an enlargement of the University museum.
Prof. D. L. Brace went to Clark University the first of the
term, intending to pursue some special investigations in
light. He expected to have quite a sum of money put at his
disposal, but on his arrival found that the money was not to
be forthcoming. It was impossible to make the experiments