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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
j PRIN TED A T THE \ 4 !|( lttti 0 i ) 3 llfntlifstiikl ; i 31 nwermtut i - , - , ~~]~ CHAMPAIGN , ILLINOIS . | . - ¦ ¦ v . . ;• . . ¦ - | cQiTrrEniT , rs : | . ¦&gt; : • . _ _ V ^ v . j . Why Courting-.-is Called Sparking ,....... . Will J . . Oliver . 228 . ^ Tie Beginning and End ,... ..... ; .... .. C . N .. Boyd . 229 . ;• ¦ , • • . Originality ; .... ..:. .... V . ^ 4 . 5 . GV ,. 231 .. The Aquarium , ............. ; ,.. ; : . ... J . E . A 233 Odds and Ends ,. T ! .... . .... ; ........ .. .:.. ^ ..... ; .. ; . V :. 7- ¦¦ ¦ , 235 , , Editorial ,.... ........... ; ..:.... ; ............ ; :.....-v . t .. \;; 24 i University Notes , ; ....,:.. ..... - . ; ; .. ; . .. .: ••• ¦ • ¦ • ¦ • : ¦ • ¦¦ •• • •• ¦ •• . . - ^ fe • ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ . Personal , .....:.:. . . &gt; ....... . 1 .. * .. .. . ;; J .....:.. .. ^ 249 ¦ \ • College World , ^ ... . .... ;; .. .. ; . ^ . / . ; . V .. ;^ .. &lt; , i . ^ ... VV ;; , / 221 -. . , ;¦ . ¦ . -:, &gt; . Exchanges ,...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
&gt; SAM . DALLENBACH , ^^ X . DEALER IN fgf / ^ © ©^ X WATCHES , CLOCKS &amp; JEWELRY , | e ^/@ ^^ A No . 14 Main . Street , Champaign , 111 . X ^ M ^^^^^ ^^^^ e Repairing Done Promptly and in a Workmanlike Manner \^^&gt;~ g ^ S / S &lt; fcj WfMllBfi AT LOW RATES . ^^ Kmjff ^ CtotMT &amp; ME &amp; iJV , DEALERS IN GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS . EAST SIDE , CHAMPAIGN . Special inducements to clubs . ESTABLISHED IN 1860 . S . H . SOTJDBBS STEAM RENOVATING AND DYE HOUSE , Gents ! Coats , Punts , Vests , Huts , etc ., Cleaned Dyed and Repaired in a Superior Manner . Fremont St ., one door north of Main—Box 27 . GREEN AND PERKINS , BABBEHS , ( University Avenue , East Side . ) , CHAMPAIGN , ILL . SHAVING , SHAMPOONING AND HAH Cutting * in first-class style . Students ar respectfully invited to call . 4 : 61 B . NASH , BARBER , ( omer Main and Walnut Sts . ) HIS work will tell ; call and see him . J , T . PEARMAN , PHYSICIAN , Office in Gazette...
WHY COURTING IS CALLED SPARKING [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
WHY COURTING IS CALLED SPARKING BUD HIGGINS was a country boy , who seldom went to town , But spent instead , his leisure time in courting Susan Brown . They lived upon Potato creek , where blooms the cabbage rosy , Mid pumpkin vales and hoop-poled hills in celebrated Posey . To tell the truth , a better boy than Bud was rarely seen , But then , because—I don t know why—the town folks called him green . He was as tall—well , let me see—not quite as old Goliah , But towered amid his fellow-men a verdant , rural spire . He was no slender , sand-hill crane—no width , but all in length—But weighed two ten ( 210 ) when seventeen , and was a man of strength . His hair was just as fine and white as webs the spider weaves ; His ears hung down like saddle skirts or withered cabbage leaves . His feet—if I should tell their size my statement youd abuse , But my veracity Ill stake that Bud wore number twos ( 2 s ) . Dont deem this false , nor any of my premises dispute , But understand me , for...
THE BEGINNING AND END . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
THE BEGINNING AND END . IF A FAIR BEGINNING were enough to save us , this world would have a very different aspect , and the lives of most men would tell a very different story . Almost every man means at the outset to do well—at least to fare well—yet most lives have a thread of disappointment running through them ; while many who started with bright hopes come to a most disastrous end . One great cause of the contrast between the beginning and the end undoubtedly lies in the human will ; and he who resolves upon some worthy enterprise often gives it up from weariness , the motive force being spent and no new impulse given . In this case the proposed end is not reached , because the purpose itself first came to an end . Yet if we think to explain the strange falling off of the end from the beginning wholly in this way we make a great mistake , and leave out of sight the most important factor in the result . The law that guides every movement of man is deeper far than his intention ...
ORIGINALITY . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
ORIGINALITY . OUR CLASSICAL professor is in the habit of alluding to Emerson s saying that PlatoVwritings contain all the original thought the world has ever known . This startling and , at first thought , very unlikely assertion seems far more reasonable when one has studied to some extent the philosophical works of Plato and Cicero 5 and the reference to ancient thought and beliefs in Xenophon s Memorabilia , and Horace s Satires and Epistles . It is , at any rate , rather amusing to find in the essays and contributions to the ILLINI ( though not of very recent date ) of some of our students ambitious to appear as original and free thinkers , the very fallacies recounted and refuted by Socrates and Cicero . It reminds one of Mark Twain s indignant protest to the Egyptian guide who was exhibiting the mummies to Mark and his friends . They were not to be imposed upon by those stale corpses . If you have a nice fresh corpse , says Mark , you might bring him out . It is not necessaril...
THE AQUARIUM . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
THE AQUARIUM . TO THP : STUDENT of natural history who wishes to se and know for himself , the wonders of the deep , the aquarium is indispensable . Not many years ago little was known of aquatic life , except by a few of the leading naturalists , and ordinary students of nature had to take everything for granted ; but by means of this simple contrivance all who wish may not only avail themselves of the privilege of extending their knowledge , but ad to their homes one of the most attractive and beautiful of ornaments . It is indeed surprising that so many wilfully turn aside from that which can afford so much enjoyment . As a means toward educating ourselves in this direction the aquarium must take the first rank . If it wer necessary to go through that wash-day-like splashing and pouring of water , it would certainly be il worth the pains ; but by a little study of nature , we ar able to discover a proces so beautiful that we ar at once delighted , to say nothing of what may follo...
ODDS AND ENDS [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
ODDS AND ENDS A great deal has been said of late among our western colleges , especially have we noticed it among our sister colleges of Illinois , concerning a proposed series ot baseball tournaments , in which our students shall participate . In our western colleges the students have very little opportunity to engage in the more fashionable and popular sport of boating , and a certain class of them seem to desire to substitute for it that of baseball . Of late years these matters have been worked up to such a degree that it seems next to impossible for colleges to be in operation , even for a short time , without being drawn into these inter-collegiate tournaments . Thus far , our western colleges have been comparatively free from the plague , but it now threatens to attack us also . Of course the matter has its hearty supporters in all colleges , but we never could look upon it as being just the right way for college students to spend their time , to go off for days at a time to ...
ANTICPATION . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
ANTICPATION . Oft in the class when stern professors fright me , My thoughts fly far away , Where shady groves invite me To pleasures rare , awaiting there , When this dull term is over—The oaks cool shade , a pleasant glade With fields of perfumed clover . YP SEAY . ¦¦ -
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
EDITORIAL The students in the American colleges often think that they are wronged by rules made by the faculty or by civil authorties of the town in which their college is situated . The last three or four years have been years of rebellion among college students . West Point , Princeton , Amherst , Michigan University , the 1 . 1 . U . and many others have all had their time of trouble . In some cases these rebellions have been justifiable , but military troubles , class quarrels , or petty wars between students and citizens , all sink into insignificance when compared with the difficulties and even dangers that the Russian students are meeting to-day . There royal power seems to wish to destroy the most sacred rights , and to close the doors of the universities to the poor . The following , taken from the Globe Democrat , will give some idea of the evils that have fallen upon the Russian student : Many of the students in Russian universities are poor and earn enough to pay their e...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
THE ILLINI PUBLISHED MONTHLY , AT THE ILLINOIS INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY . EnDIfTOI ^ X ^ -Xj ST ^ FP : J . A . ALLEN , EDITOR-IN-CHIEF . F . H . PORTER , BUSINESS AGENT . Literary , Exchanges , Odds and Ends , Local , KITTIE I . BACON . J . G . WADSWORTH . C . G , NEELY . C . H . DENNIS , J ESSIE A . WRIGHT TERMS : $ 1 , 00 per year , in advance . AH articles for insertion should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief , and all business communications to the Business Agent , care of ILLINI , Champaign , Illinois .
UNIVERSITY NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
UNIVERSITY NOTES Pay for your ILLINI . It is positively spring . Do you take elocution ? Spring ulsters are in bloom . y A squad drill is a joy forever . Would that we were an orator ! The drill hall has been repaired . The lawn-mower is abroad in the land . The seniors are languishing for a picnic . Corn is being planted on the University farm . There are twenty-five seniors to graduate this year . The sophomores say they are bored by being drilled . Double-breasted coats and epaulettes are again common . The president of the college government has a new spring suit . Several of the dormitory boys have fine aquaria in their rooms . Exercises in the gymnasium will be continued through this term . Archery is becoming a favorite pastime with some of the students . Prof Pickard was • called home last week by the illness of his wife . The most important thing in this world to the senior now is his thesis . The new band instruments are getting accustomed to being played . Let not the ene...
PERSONAL . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
PERSONAL . L . B . Merriam , 80 , spent a few days here lately . Franklin Colvin , Si , is teaching at Mt . Palestine . Prof . Carnes , an able elocutionist , has a class at the University . Fred Hill came down and spent a day at the Universit y not long ago . Dr . S . G . Baily , of Chicago , was down to see his son and the school lately . C . H . Failing , a student of last year , made a short visit here a week or two ago . A . E . Kauffman has gone home to Sterling to take a position in a drug-store . 81 mourns his loss . Henry Drum and the Davis boys have gone to Farmer City to make their fortunes . We hope they will have no end of good luck . L . K . Es , tabrooke paid the University a short visit last week . He remembers with pleasure the time he served his devilshi p on the ILLINI . F . A . E . Starr , 76 , who has been teaching at Camargo , spent a day or two , several weeks ago , in hunting up old familiar faces about the University . W . E . Bridge , 78 , visited his broth...
ADDITIONAL LOCALS . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
ADDITIONAL LOCALS . C . C . Barnes has accepted a position in the chemical line in Chicago , and will therefore be absent from school for the rest of the year . • The Volante , Chicago University , says , By all means let us have a fire company . If you want one so badly , dear Volante , rather than see you suffer we will let you have ours . C . Weston 76 , formerly editor-in-chief of the ILLINI , has been visiting here with his relatives and friends for some time . He has given up the practice of law in Chicago and is now going west . A third baseball nine has been organized . The association has now almost completed the arrangements for the spring campaign . We understand that it intends to send a nine down to Jacksonville , soon , to me et the boys of Illinois College on their own ground . Go ahead , boys , we glory in you . The oratorical contest of the Adelphic society this year was held in the physical lecture room on the evening of April 30 . Six orators contested . All perfo...
THE COLLEGE WORLD . [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
THE COLLEGE WORLD . The Racine boys play marbles . Amherst has an anti-slang society . Electricity lights the Cornell campus . Cornell has a young mens infidel club . Recitations at Amherst begin at 6 : 30 , a . m . Michigan University has a ladies secret society . Yale has elective studies after the sophomore year . Japan has one large university and twelve colleges . Excelsior is the latest substitute for raise you one . Ten universities are supported by the Spanish kingdom . Cincinnati Universit y has a three years course in Arabic . President Porter gives a reception every month to the Yale students . Alleghany has suspended five of her students tor hazing a new-comer . The University of Leyden has real estate valued at four millions of dollars . The Profs , of Syracuse skip chapel to catch the boys who smoke in the halls . John Hopkins and Michigan universities have no more commencement oratory . The ShurtleiY seniors do not attend chapel except when moved by the spirit of devo...
EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
EXCHANGES We hope our readers will bear with us a moment , while we give some fatherly counsel to that exchange idiot of the Niagara Index . Now , we are a new exchange man ourselves , so we dont know how long he has been in this pitiable condition ; but if something is not done , and that immediately , for this soft-headed , pump-kin-brained lunatic , he will soon be in such a condition of mind that no asylum in America could take him as an inmate , without ruining henceforth and forever the reputation of the establishment . Seminary of our Lady of Angels ! Hypocritical indeed ! Devils always roll their pills in sugar before putting them on the market ; but we can smell them through sugar and all , so we are saved the trouble of testing and the chagrin of deceit . We really are surprised that an institution which writes Rev . before the names of its students should allow such a soreheaded , hypocritical blackguard to be tolerated in its neighborhood . An editor who is so dwarfed in...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Daily Illini — 1 May 1880
I . 1 . IT . DIRECTORY . Sfring Term , 1880 . STUDENTS GOVERNMENT . EXECUTIVE . President , Frank White . Vice-President , C . H . Dennis . Secretary , M . B . Wilson . Treasurer , W . K . Mason . Marshal , C . N . Boyd . JUDICIARY . Chief Justice , Lou Stull . 1 st Ass ct . Justice , J . H . Morse . 2 nd &lt; J . E . Armstrong . Pros . Attorney , F . M . McKay . LEGISLATIVE . President , C . H . Dennis , Vice-President , A . F . Robinson , Secretary , Miss G . Dresser . Asst . Secy ., Miss K . Baker . Members of Senate . Miss M . Mosser , 2 A . F . Robinson , 2 Miss May Reed , 2 T . C . Hill , 2 Miss L . Lawhead , r W . L . Parker , 2 Miss G . Dresser , 1 A . M . Bridge , 2 J . E . Armstrong , 1 E . Philbrick , 2 A . O . Coddington , 3 Miss L . Brown , 3 W . A . Mansfield , 3 A . E . Davis , 3 C . S . Hubbell , 3 E . H . Swasey , 3 J . G . Wadsworth , 2 J . A . Allen , 1 J . G . Allison , 1 F . H . Porter , 1 Miss Kittie Baker , 1 ILLINI . Executive Committee—J . A . Allen ...