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

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On the evening of the 4th Mr. nml Mrs. S. B. Pound gave
a card party in honor of Miss Louise Pound. Several students
were among those who had a most enjoyable time playing
high live, partaking of n choice collation, and extending
social greetings.
E..P. Brown, II. F. Clelnnd, and F. A. Stuff, the executive
committee of the state oratorical association, last week held 0
meeting at the Capital hotel. They agreed to pay Mr. Fer
guson S50 lor his training expenses, and to boom the inter
state contest.
Not long ago William Forsyth called on two of his gentle
man friends, and when he got ready to leave he must have
passed into reverie, for he went home bareheaded through
the damp atmosphere. The next day Will accused several
boys ol stealing his hat.
On account of the sickness of his father and brother, W.
T. Brown, "91, will be compelled to discontinue his college
work for a while, and perhaps all the term. Mi. Brown is so
far ahead of his class that he will have no trouble in graduat
ing with the class of '91.
April 7, L. G. Thayer started lor the Black Hills, with an
engineering party. Mr. Thayer expects to work in the vicinity
of the hills until about Christmas, when he will return to the
university, and be ready to resume his college work at the
beginning of the winter term.
Last Saturday night the Union debating boys tried Brug
gcr and Barklcy for attempting to take Bigelow's life with an
infernal machine. The attorney fo- the plaintiff was Stough
ton, for the defendant, Almy. The judge was L. E. Troycr.
The result of the trial has not been learned.
Sergeant Schcll has introduced a new way of calling the
roll of the cadet companies, viz; Begin on the right flank
of the company and call each man's name in the order that
they arc standing, until you get to the loot of the company,
proceed in the same way with the file closers.
A vocal octet has been formed consisting of Misses Scott
and Looinis, sopranos', the Misses Bonnell, altos; R. O. Wil
liams and I). N. Lehmcr, tenors; II. A. Reese and T. L. Hall,
bass. This is something that has long been needed and the
octet is doubtlessly destined to have a bright future.
Lieutenant Dudley obtained a short leave of absence from
his duties at Fort Leavenworth to come to Lincoln to attend
the Easter services of the Knights Templar order. He and
Mrs. Dudley visited the university on the 10th and during their
stay in the capital city were the guests of R. H. Oakley.
Professor Hicks is preparing a large number of mailing
lists containing extracts from the different bulletins of the ex
periment station. These extracts will be sent to the leading
newspapers of the state for publication? This is done in or
der to place bclorc the Nebraska farmers the work of our ex
periment station.
The last Saturduy evening of vacation Miss Ellen Smith
was pleasantly surprised by about fifteen ol the students
unceremoniously taking possession of her residence and pro
ceding to have a jolly time. The participants will know
where to go when they want to enjoy themselves again, as
Miss Smith thoroughly u.i.lerstan U luvv to entertain.
Two new microtomes costing $55 each have recently been
received at Nebraska Hall, one for the botanical department,
and one lor the moiphblogical laboratory. These machines
will cut sections from animal and vegetable tissue frozen or
imbedded in celluloid as well as in pa raffin. They cut thin
ner sections than those working automatically, but what is
gained in this way is lost in rapidity.
One of his English literary students has discovered the
following passage in Milton:
"High on a thronu of royal state, which far
Outshone the wea'th ofOrmus nml of Ind.
Or where the gorgeous cast, with richest ham!.
Showers on hor kings barbaric pearl nml gold,
JSatan exalted sat."
Ami ns a lady from tho opera
Unmc strolbng In through the oxullnnt throng,
And wandering, saw such a vnt crowd there,
Her thcnSalnn perceived and smiling xald:
"Where did you got that hatV"
Lincoln has secured another educational institution. The
Protestant Episcopal church has decided to build a military
school for boys in this city. Twenty acres southeast of the
city have been secured for a campus and w.5 understand that
the erection of buildings will be commenced soon. The in
tention is to establish a theological seminary in connection
with this institution in the near future.
During the spring term the class in military science will
meet twice a week. An hour on Wednesday of each week,
will be devoted to recitations on the art and science of
the war. The lieutenant will occupy the other hour, on Fri
day afternoon, in lecturing to the class. These lectures arc
especially prepared for the juniors and seniors; but they will
be profitable to all cadets. It is hoped that many will avail
themselves of the opportunity.
Everything looks favorable for the base ball interest of the
university. Fifty dollars have been raised, and an excellent
outlay has been made in purchasing a pair of Decker gloves
and the best Spaulding breast pad. The first game of the year
was played on the 6th inst., which demonstrates
that the university can show several able players. F. 11.
Woods answered the letter from the University of Kansas
that the challenge would be accepted if the expenses were
reasonable. The game will probably be played about the
1st of May.
At dress parade Wednesday evening the following promo
tions were made: Corporal Barklcy to be sergeant of com
pany A; Cadet Stockton to be sergeant of company C; Cor
poral Chandler to be sergeant of company D; Musician Pizcy
to be corporal of company A; Privates Shannon and Rohwer
to be corporals of B; privates Eager and Dingcs to be corpor
als of company C; privates McFarland and Guilmettc to be
corporals of company 13; Corporals Scnter, Shannon and
Guilmettc were detailed as members of the color guard,
and Cadets Doran and Becchcr to serve as markers until
nullicr orders.
The faculty has recommended to the board of regents
that a course in pedagogy be established. This will be open
to all students who have completed the work of the sophomore
year. Degree conferred will be that of the course pursued
through the sophomore year, but the graduate will receive a
ccrt'ficate stating that he has pursued this special course. It
is hoped this certificate will receive the highest recognition
of the state supcrintendant. The following is the course:
Junior year, psychology two terms tnrcc hours, thus one
term three hours, history of Nineteenth century one term
three hours, constitutional history one term three hours,
logic one term, three hours; elective work three terms, ten
hours. Senior year, psychology three terms, two hours; politi
cal economy two terms, three hours; sociology or anthropol
ogy one term, three hours; history of theories of methods of
education three terms, two hours; clectives three terms, nine