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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1890)
Charles A. Ik rich, formerly of the class of '89, is busi
ness manager of the Lincoln hurcan ol the Omaha Republican.
In the laboratory Marsland was overheard to say to a
lady, "Can't you set a definite day?" What did he mean?
The workers inTllK Hksi'KRIAN office were overjoyed by
receiving a most excellent cake from the Syracuse school
ma'ms. Manu summa lacrimantia luminal tcrgit. Translation
given by Harry Lord: He wiped his streaming eyes with
Upwards of 100 volumes of works in modern languages
and Sanscrit have recently been placed in tlc library by Pro
A. G. Warner lectured before the local chatauqua circle
at the Y. M. C. A. rooms, Wednesday evening, March 19, on
"City Taxes."' -i
ProfesscVG. E. Barber will lecture at the Y. M. C. A.
rooms Wednesday evening, April 2, on "Our Neighbors
Across the Atlantic."
On the evening of the 20th several students visited the
literary society at Roberts' school house in South Lincoln.
They had a merry time.
Farmer says that the reason why he does not get up with
the sun is becausa the Bible says "Woe unto thom that rise
up early in the morning."
The cadet band accompanied the ancient order ot Ilibcr
nians to the B. M. depot while on their way to Tecumsch to
celebrate St. Patrick's day.
'89. Orien W. Fifer has resigned his position on the
State JoumalXa take a position in the office Uf I. S. P. Weeks,
chief engineer of the B. & M. R. R.
The iaculty has voted to leave the register out of the
forth coming catalogue. It will come out, however, in an
other catalogue to be issued next fall.
All base ball players, or would be players, arc requested
to hand their names without delay to the committee, F. II.
Woods, H. A. Reese, and C. B. Goodell.
Recently Professor Caldwell visited the high school at
Ashland. He found the school in fair condition, and prob
ably it will be accredited in the major course.
"O that mine enemy would write a book!" If the ancient
individual who uttered this were living now, his refrain would
be, "O that mine enemy were taking Dutch!"
A letter has been received from Kansas state university
saying that they will be prepared to play the university base
ball and tennis at the coming collegiate contest.
Professor Besscy said in chapel that Nebraska schools de
sire teachers of good timber. It has been suggcs:ed that
probably he meant teachers who are better than sticks.
For some time Brooks, '92, has been the warm supporter,
of the Henry George policy, but he has recently declared
himself to be in favor of the private ownership of Land.
Owing to the illness of his father Emory C. Hardy, '92,
is compelled to leave school temporarily to look after his
father's business. We hope and expect to see him back next
The officers of the Palladian society for the spring term
are as follows: Frank C. Taylor, president; Miss Uceson,
vice-president; Charles M. Skiles, recording secretary; Harry
Barber, corresponding secretary; Miss Jessie Goodell, music
secretary, Miss Minnie DcPue, critic; Ernest M. Pollard, his
torian, Edwin Ffrmer,'sergeant-at-arms.
Miss Nellie Fulmcr of Gibbon, Neb.; has been visiting for
several days with her brother, Professor Elton Fiilmor.
"Fiuld Experiments for 1889" is the title of bulletin No.
12 of the agricultural experiment station. Jarcd G. Smith is
Miss Kirkcr gave a card party on the evening of the 20th
The excitement 01' Nebraska's high five, and altcrwards the
keeping time to the delightful walU made the hours pass
rapidly and pleasantly.
P. J. Coleman, an old time member of '89, was in the city
on the 16 ult. Joe took his degree of B, Pht from the univer
sity of South Dakota last year and is at present studying law
Dr. F. S. Stein, pastor of St. Paul's M. E. church has a?
ccptcd the invitation to deliver the baccalaureate address
next June. He was elected by a joint committee from the
faculty and the senior class.
McCrosky and Rockhold chased all over town last Wednes
day hunting up their friends from Neb. City while the light
ofthescniorclass" was busily engaged showing them the city
from the dome of the capitol.
"Well, sir! that girl in blue has just been following me
all this afternoon," remarked a very prominent senior to a
group of anxious looking students one day during the
The faculty has granted students the privilege of taking
elective mathematics in the sophomore year, in place of some
prescribed study to be made up afterwards on condition that
the faculty passes on each case.
A Wcsleyan professor recently overheard two prospective
preachers discussing a recent examination in Bible study.
One was lamenting his fate of flunking while the other was
jubilant over his ra'pid pony ride.
We understand that the winning orator in the state con
test, by chance, makes the same handkerchief 'gesture in the
same part of his "Conservatism and Radicalism in Society,"
every time he delivers the oration.
Miss Green has been distributing among the students
copies of the Gymnasium, a paper edited by a lady, and the
only one of the kind published in the United States.
Every student should read this excellent paper.
"Won't yoifstay to dinner, Mr. Rockhold?" "No, thank
you, " responded Mr. R. to a bewitching young schoolma'm
from Neb. City. "Well, you will, won't you, Mr. Sayer ?"
Saycr complied. Rockhold has been kicking himself ever
The class of '93 have elected the following offiiccrs for
the spring term: Miss Bella Cross, president; C. B. Goodell,
vice president; Ralph E. Johnson, secretary; W. II. Sawyer,
treasurer; Miss Jessie Goodell, historian; PaulPizcy, sergeant
E. M. Pollard of the, Hksi'KKIAN editorial force hastened
home before the close of school to attend a wedding. VI17t
part Earnest expected to take in the affair he would not say,
but he told the boys bc'forc leaving that he was "going to
kiss the bride."
Notwithstanding the inclement weather Lieutenant Grif
fith says that he never saw the companies execute a better
manual than at the lasl dress parade. He is also well pleased
with the band, which is in excellent condition after its several
changes last fall. The battalion commences with the spring
term under most promising circumstances, and will doubtless
do able work during the term.
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