Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885, February 15, 1890, Image 8

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Dingcs was skating on Sec Saturday nml playing ball on
(he campus Monday.
No Senior orntions next commencement. This is without
precedent in the history of the University.
Mr. G. G. Dccchcr, father of J. C. Needier, '93, spent
Thursday and Friday with li is son last week.
J. II. Marble is working in a printing office at Rapid City,
South Dakota. He will be in school next year.
The Yorkc's Inst evening gave n complimcntry dance to
the university member of the club in honor of charter day.
We understand that neither the Palladian nor the Union
debating boys settled the tariff question last Saturday night.
The University is fortunate in getting all the different state
associations to hold their meetings in some of the buildings.
Mr. Noycs W. Willett, '94, is now type-writing for the
Fort Worth & Denver City railway company, Fort Worth,
Professor Fossler's definition of a simpleton is "A person
who is doubled up only once." This must be a German sim
pleton. Dam iwiespalt wariut llerzen. Translation: "My heart
was split in two." This was given by one of the illustrious
The Union society was well attended when the girls'
special program was given. The exercises were interesting
G. T. Patterson who attended here last year, is in his
fothcr's real estate office at North Platte. He will return
next September.
The young ladies are taking a deep interest in the gym
nasium, and are confident that it will be in working order at
the last of this month.
Ned Brown is becoming popular with the co-eds of this in
stitution. It is said that as many as five young ladies claim
him as their "best fellow."
Jackson writes on the board, "Independancc." Profcs
sor Hunt: "What kind of a dance is an in-de pen-dance?
They have that kind three miles south."
Last evening Professor Bessey entertained at his home Di.
T. C. Chambcrliau, the members of our faculty, and some
former students of the Wisconsin university.
The University orchestra has been furnishing the music
for the Kirmess and has made quite a reputation. Much
credit is due to Professor Mcnzendorf, its able leader.
Students having second hand books to sell should bring
them to The IIespeuian office at once as calls are being
made for them daily. Preparatory books most saleable.
Some time within ihe next two weeks there will be a
meeting of the executive committee of the board of regents to
make preparations for fitting up 0111 long wished for gymnas
ium. The cadet band played for the governor's reception last
Wednesday evening. After reception the boys were feasted
in such a royal fashion that they wish receptions would come
One of the shining lights of '91, having won great oratori
cal fame in the recent contest, thought his portrait would be
an excellent specimen to adorn the walls of the studio, so
after lo'.ig deliberation he finally asked Miss Moore's art stud
ent to let him pose for them. Having gained the girls' con
sent he was made happy by their placing a sketch of his like
ness among the many busts of the studio.
As Janitor Fits, of Nebraska hall, is seldom found when
wrmtcd there is some talk of furnishing him a lounge, that he
may have a regular place to remain, and that the flics may
have a safe place to roost.
Now since the relics have been removed from the windows,
since the platform has been tnken out of sight, and the brown
matting has been replaced by n bright carpet, room 7 pre
sents n moic attractive appearance.
G. A. Hccchcr, formerly of the class of '90, besides his re
gulnr work in the divinity school of the protcstant episcopal
church at Philadelphia, has charge of n parish in New Jersey
where he holds services each Sunday.
Tinker has a company of twelve ladies whom he drills in
the sword exercise. Tinker, however, is not alone in this
delightful avocat'on for Majsland, Gcrwig and Storrs know
what it is to give mandate to the fair sex.
Next week the Nebraska improved stock breeders associa
tion will give a scries of important meetings. The sessions
will be licki in the Nebraska hall, and in the chapel. Ad
dress's will be made by several prominent men.
Among tho new books added to the library this term are
the first twenty six parts of the "Recent Ideals of American
Art." The pictures arc very fine. All students interested in
art should take the time to look through them.
W. W. Robertson, who was our exchange editor in '87-8,
visitcJ friends in Lincoln on the 2d and 3d. Mr. Robertson
is now editor of the Cheyenne County Journal a bright
newspaper that has recently put on a new dress.
The Freshmen have sent lor their class pins, and soon ex
pect to have something that they will not only appreciate
during their college days, but something that will ever after
wards bring back fond recollections of their University life.
Professor Geo. E. Daily, .1 professer of chemistry and its al
lied branches in this University from 1875-77 and now overseer
of the school of mines in South Dakota, delivered a lecture in
Temple Hall, February 13, on "Resources of Black Hills.
Mr. William Lictor, a former student and Pnlladian,
stopped in Lincoln over Sunday, while on his way to Hast
ings, where he expects to bo into business. Mr. Lictor has
been engaged in business for the last eighteen' months in
Sophomore to a Freshman: "These preps arc a snap to
spring with McGinty. I have sold twenty of them already."
Freshman: "That was a hard task the German prof as-,
signed the Sophomore class." Soph: "What?" Fresh:
"Digging McGinty's grave."
II. Webber and A. F. Woods have succeeded in'obtaining
an excellent specimen of roots from the Lincolh sewers.
This is an abnormal form of the cottouwood root, and has an
extensive growth. The specimens will make an interesting
addition to the museum.
Mrs. Robertson, nee Helen Judkins, and an old student, is
now living in Cambridge, Mass. Not long since Mrs. Rob
ertson was called to Iowa to the bedside of her sick mother;
after her mother's recovery she made a short visit to her Uni
versity lriends before returning to her home.
Dr. Lees, on the 30th of January, examined the North
Platte high school. They applied for admission to the major
list, and arranged their course accordingly, but the last year
of the course not being in operation, the school is placed on
the minor list. The petition of the board, however, will hold
good for next year, and, if the course is found satisfactory the
school will be placed 011 the major list.