Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885, February 15, 1890, Page 7, Image 7

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appropriated for any other purpose. It belongs to the Unl
veislly. Why should it not nil be given? A change in the
law pioviding that the legislature shall appropriate the sum
total of I lit- univctsity fund nt each session, and that this fund
shall he placed at the disposal of a hoard of regents to con
sist of twelve or more would be one of the best steps that
could be taken to insure the permanency and progress of our
The barbs will have to surrender unconditionally tluc ar
gument that fraternities arc expensive This charge" is
groundless. The following is the expense account of one of
the well known Phis. It is too good to keep any longer now
that the frats have boycotted The Hkspkkian because we
didn't notice them enough. This account is a strong argument
that nt least the Phi fraternity is a cheap one. Here is the
Car fare $i 20
Ribbon 10
Shoes tended 50
Dray 35
Billiards oj
Oil 05
Meal ticket 4 50
The railroad fare is something which could not have been
cheaper. We all have to bow down to the soulless corpora
tions and pay our money to them. The draymen in Lincoln
have a combine and twenty five cents is the minimum fee for
hauling. Ten cents worth of prety ribbon to wear with a
sparkling little Irat pin is surely very cheap. Of course we
all have to go to the shoemaker. The thiry-fivc cents for
another dray would seom to indicate that it is cheaper to
move than to pay rent. Billiards, 5 cents 1 What extrava
gance! We wonder if his papa knows that he is here spending
such great amounts for billiards. Oil, five cents! Hair oil,
we suppose, for the Phi in question is a very dandified little
fellow. Meal tickets $4.50. This is cheap, to be sure, when
we remember that at Dclmonico's in New York single meals
sometimes cost as much as twenty dollars. Taken as a whole
and judging from this expense account we must admit that it
is cheap living here in a fraternity.
To the Editor of The Uebi'brian.
The question is frequently asked, "Is there a file of the
Journal in the library?" and I would like to say a word
through your paper about the abuse of the 'Journal in the
reading room. The paper is brought to the library at 8:30
a. rn. and placed where any student may have access to it for
legitimate pip poses, and if it were properly used would be in
good condition to file; but the few unscrupulous persons, who
do not hesitate to use the margins for scribbling, to cl p
articles from its pages or to steal copies from the room, or to
tramp upon a page of it which may accidentally fall to the
floor, succeed in ruining the file week after week. Could the
names of those persons be known proper measures would be
taken to prevent such lawlessness; but such things are always
done in a sneaking way, and until the better class of students
shall create a public sentiment so strong against the abuse of
public property, that the one who docs those things shall be
despised as he deserves, and his work become known we can
not hope to have a full file of the Journal in the library.
Dr. Garten, eye, car, nose and throat specialist,
fitted. 1115O street, Lincoln, Neb.
'89. Logan Stephens is principal of the se-niuaiy at Hen
nctt. r
'84. W. II. Lichty, was in Lincoln recently. He has been
in business in Philadelphia.
'89. We arc reliably informed that G. II. Hauglimnn got
Wade at the Kirmcss one day last week.
'89. Rev. I). D. Forsyth has organized chautauqun read
ing society at his home in Custer country.
'87. C. S. Polk was in the city one day about the, begin
ning of the month, attending to a case in the supreme court.
'88. Mr. J. G. Smith has completed his bulletin of, the
work done on the stale farm in the past year, and soon ex
pects to have it published.
Charter day.
Russell was in Ord last Sunday.
Six of the faculty were in chapel on the 6th.
When will the Freshmen celebrate over finishing Trig?
Wednesday Miss Hall was called to her home in Verdon.
Truly some of the Seniors arc fond of the conservatory
for its music.
It is said that the boys are taking steps toward organizing
a base ball club.
Miss Fitch, a former student, was seen in the University
halls, February 6.
L. C. French, a student here during the. fall term, is teach
ing near DeWitt. , .
Hon. Milton J. Hull visited the Delian society on the
evening ol the 71I1.
The North Platte Telegraph- copied the Sophomorian'1 s
article on Hoagland.
Miss Jessie and C. B. Goodell passed the 9th and loth at
their home in Wilbcr.
Mrs. W. S. Perrin, formerly Miss Lynn, of Roca, called At
the University on the 6th. 'I
Almy has so much work to do that it is necessary foi him
to skip classes sometimes.
An evening drawing school has been started in connection
with the Haydon art club.
Lieutenant Griffith reviewed the battalion for the first time
in the armory, February 7.
Mr. James Christy, from Akron, O., a relative of Dr.
Warner, was here on the 7th.
Miss Anna Attwood, '93, was keot ftom her classes a few
days last week on acco nt of ckues .
G. II. Palmer was seen in the halls a short time ago. He
is in the insurance business at Omaha.
Tinker denies that his mustache is yellov. Maybe you
are able to see that we were mistaken.
The battalion drilled out on the campus February 10.
This speaks well for Nebraska weather.
Don't ask Barkley about the joke that Bigclow perpetra
ted on him for he may get mad if you do.
We wish the Senior boys would remember their friends by
presenting them with one of their photos the onejn. which
they appear with their mortar boards and canes.