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THE DAILY NEB.BASKAN
THE HOBBIES OF SOME OF OUR
Dean Stout is a wise old boy,
Hydraulios. is his only Joy.
While Prof. Bridgman, (dare I chanco
Shows us how to use tho transit.
Prof. Holister tho Electrical shark,
Teaches tho B. E.'s how to spark.
Prof. Hoffman's- hobby is ventilation,
Ho aolls his books throughout the
Prof. Paine of great renown,
Also has a shop down town.
Prof. Bunting with chisels and glue,
Teaches tho Freshmen what to do.
Long John Grennan with a three-foot
Last summer acquired a brand now
Prof. Mickey deals in the strength of
And carries a baby on each hand.
Prof. Itiddervold who is strong on
Takes his fussing as a matter of
There are also others whom wo will
not jnoniion :
Lest wo attract undue attention.
Geo. B. Wilson, '13, Is with the Gen
oral Electric Company at Schnectady.
According to all reports he is doing
well and enjoying tho work.
J. R Harvey, '09f Manager of the
York Gas and Electric Company, gave
tho Engineering Society a talk this
year, and tells a very interesting story
of - experiences in bringing- about
20th century conditions in an ancient
Jno. Selleck, '12, is with the Nation
al X-Ray Company of Chicago.
Clarence G. Johnson, '08, is now G.
M. of the Vlcksburg, Va., Light and
D. L. Cramer Is in Rangoon, Burma,
India, on a mining venture.
O. W. 'Mengel, '10, is engineer in
chargo of tho reclamation work of a.
largo lumber Arm In North. Carolina.
Robt. A. Gantt, '09, is with the Ne
braska Tolophono Company in Omaha.
Charles K. Smith, '07, is bridge en
gineer tor tho Portland and Seattle
Henry B. Poarso, '12, is with tho
Great Lakes Dredge and Locks Com
pany ancT tolls many interesting tales
of work placing caissons in fifty to a
hundred feet of water.
L. A. Cutshall, '05, is wire chief at
Phoenix, Ariz., for tho Mountain
States Telegraph and Telephone Com-
Harold Conkllng is 'on U. S. recla-
C. L. Davis, 'OG, is electrical en
gineer for tho Esmeralda Power Com
pany at Tonopah, Nevada.
Fred Ai Wlr t-now-holds-down thoJ
job of Professor of Farm Mechanics
at Manhattan, Kansas. Judging from
its effect onhim, Fred's work must bo
E. G. Hagenslck, '06, is Supt. of
Lines with tho Omaha and Council
Bluffs Railway Company.
H. W. Hinman, '09, is the Apprentice
School Instructor for the A. T. & S.
P. (Ry. at Topoka, whero about two
hundred and fifty apprentices aro
learning tho railway business from the
C. J. Hubbell is al Deweepe, Nebr.
Ho Is operating tho hydroelectric
plant on tho Little Blue which was
designed and built by himself and
which eupplies current for Fairfield
Finley, '08, Wilber Jones, '10, and
8; 0. Sohujtz, 13, aro with the O. and
jjb, B. Street Ry.
p "Chick" Bennett, '11, is running his
tfwn engineering business hfDmaha
and koeps so busy that he only strikes
town for a few minutes every throo or
H. A. Pratt, '13, was seen on tho
campus recently. SIhco graduation
ho has been on railway work at
L. C. Lichty, '13, has rccontly re
ceived' a fellowship In Engineering at
tho University of Illinois.
3r C. Stevens, J05,is-ono-of tho-on-
gineers in chargo of tho construction
of a largo dam in tho Pyrenees for tho
Ebro Irrigation and Power Company.
John Itippey, '12, is in charge of the
cement inspection laboratory for tho
aamo company. P. P. Sturmor, Ul,
who has also been in Spain with the
same company recently returned to
When I am dead and elsewhere dwell,
It may bo said I've gono to h 1;
It may be so, I cannot say,
Nor -will I know before that day.
I'll take the job assigned to mo
Among the mob in that hot sea.
But thin T hnpn 'I'm nn Encinror.!
I'll throw in dope and uso a Bpear
To heat the juice;
When she gets mean, I'll turn her loose
And let her pop, and puff, and swell,
With one great shock, I'll blow up
Do-you realize tho magnitudoand
importance of the Annual Engineer's
Banquet? Stop a moment and consider
what it means to you, to tho engineers
as a whole, and even to tho University
itself, to have (Blon J. Arnold preside
at this "Engineer's Banquet. Consider
also the other big men who are to be
jEBSftkera.at this, banquet. Then take
out your old pocket worn dollar and
look at It, and if it does not shrink
to insignificant proportions, at the
very thought, that, for this ono piece
of silver you are ablo to purchase a
magnificent meal, and also bej no-
corded the right to hear eomo of tho ,
greatest engineers In tho United
States, then I say to you, "Fold up
your tent, like the Arab, and Silently
sneak away, for you are not worthy
to be called an r
Bruce C. Yates, U. of N. '92, who is
on the program for tho Engineer's
banquet, Saturday njght, Mr. Yates is
the assistant engineer of tho Home
stako Mining Company of Lead. South
Dfikota. ThroifghTils" efforts" audibil
ity this company has been ablo to
york ores so poor in gold content that
thoy must otherwise have been thrown
away. His experiments have brought
forth many timo and labor saving
devices of great value to this mino.
His work has made him a namo in
At a recent meeting of the board of
regenttsfof the University of Wiscon
sin it was decided to loan sufficient
money to tho athletic board to send
tho crows to the Poughkeepsie regatta
this spring. This sumls to be repaid
from tho football receipt next fall.
RUMORED NEW 80RORITY.
TO BE INSTALLED
Said That Gamma Phi Beta Is Com
Ing Prominent In Eastern CoN
Icgcl Reconrfnr ended.
It is rumored that a now sorority
is being organized on tho campus, tho
Gamma Phi Beta. Gamma Phi Beta
is ono of the most prominont sorori
ties in the -Eastern colleges and has
an excellent social standing. A num
ber of prominent non-sorority girlB
havd made arrangements for tho
establishment of a chapter hore. Tho
full list of members will be announced
During tho last few wooks a number
of social affairs have been given by
the girls, including a banquet and a
number of dinners. It is said recom
mendations have boon given by many
members of tho faculty to tho in tor
Tho students of Oberlln are boost
ing for a new athlotio Hold. Thoy
have already subBcrlbed-41T3&CTO0I-nd-
moro student pledges are expected to
como later. Efforts will be made to
got tho remaining $35,000 from the
alumni who are interested in the new
Preparations for tho great Band
Dance at-Purdue are complete. It is
to take, place May 1. It will bo ono of
tho great school functions, ranking
second only to the Junior Prom. Some
new effects in tho art of decorating
are promised. The ticket sale has
been brisk and only a" few remain un
A new national fraternity has been
started at California. It is the out-
growth of the Lob Amigos Club and
1b named the Alpha Kappa Lambda,
The articles of the fraternity show
that it differs widely from any other
Greek letter fraternity. The ideals of
the fraternity are to Jtostor and de
velop "the social, moral and religious
welfare of Its' members." A notable
feature of the new organization is
that all tho alumni of the Los Amigos
Club are members of the Alpha Kappa
The students of Illinois jumped Into
tho aldormanlc contest with vehem
ence; JThey-are strivlng-tokeep a-dry-
majority in tho council. The students
want to see a man elected who' will
keep tho streets In the university dis
trict clean, and who will aggressively-
take measures which will Improve tho
unsanitary conditions in the district.
The present alderman has neglected
to attend to these matters properly,
ana? the students want him replaced
by an efficient man..
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