The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899, January 01, 1893, Page 51, Image 11

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Tho Christmas number of the Annex, of
Monmouth, III., is exceptionally well gotten
up, containing a review of the faculty and
The Princeton Glee and Banjo Club gaye
a concert in Omaha last week. The opera
house was draped in orange and black and
the boys were royally entertained.
cello solo ; the chorus sang "The Kobald's
Song," D. N. Lehmer taking the solo parts ;
the closing number was a combined por
trayal bv the chorus and orchestra of "The
Magic of Spring." There was a fair attend
ance, but it should have been larger.
The Nero of Am go Boito, according to
last accounts, is completed and will be soon
produced in Italy.
Baker is still blowing its horn because it
Frau Wagner has declined to permit (lef0;lt0(i lho team of substitutes sent down
"Parsifal" to be performed in Chicago clur- by Kansas University. It is nearly as lin
ing the World's Fair. This opera concluded Sp0rtsmanlikc as Domic,
the year's festival performances at Bayreuth.
The Princeton-Yale debate takes place on
March 15th. There will be three speakers
from each college, each one of these to speak
twice, the speeches to be ten and six minutes
The performance is said to have been highly
tfyer Colleges.
in length.
Missouri's foot-ball team will have to have
new life and energy put in to it. The stu
$69,000 has been donated to Wabash in dents do not seem interested in it. An ap-
the past two weeks.
Prof. E. N. Ilorsford, the noted chemist,
died at Cambridge, Sunday, of Blight's dis
ease. The glee club of Michigan State Univer
sity is booked for a concert in Lincoln, in the
latter part of April.
peal for financial assistance to the chancellor
and faculty will be made.
J no. D. Rockefeller made the Chicago
University a Christmas present of one mil
lion dollars. This makes three million six
hundred thousand d llars he has given and
the total endowment of the University, $6,
500,000, including land and buildings.
The Normal Courier of Peru distributed a
large number of sample copies among the
the teachers last week.
The Western Normal has nearly eight hun
dred students enrolled. The Lincoln Nor
mal about three hundred.
During the past week, a series of educa
tional conferences the university extension
movement, were held nine in all, each at a
different point. They all had the same gen
eral purpose, nam el', the establishment of
better "relations between public and col
legiate education." The grammar school lus
The Rocky Mountain Collegian came out one for a high school. The four years' course
in holiday attire with an illustrated review of of the high school ought to be a thorough fit-
the Colorado State Agricultural College. ting for any college. Yet one may graduate
from a high school, and with honor, and still
The Niagara Index was the only college be unable to enter a college. The confer-
paper to have a "Columbian" edition, that ences in question aim to bring the leading
we have received. It was well gotten up. educators of the public schools together.