The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899, March 01, 1893, Page 79, Image 11

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THE NEBRASKAN
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place and arc being filled as rapidly as possible.
A spherical black-board for work in spher
ical geometry, has just been received by the
department of Mathematics from Andrews &
Co. of Chicago.
The cast of the Nebraska Athletic has
been on exhibition in the Art Studio. It
goes to the Nebraska Exhibit at the World's
Columbian Exposition.
Many of the students took advantage of
Charter Day and visited all the departments
of the University, which during the regular
work, they seldom have the opportuity to sec.
There was a meeting of civil engineering
students, Thursday, February 23, 1893, in
room 4. Interesting papers on various sub
jects connected with railroad construction
were read.
No one is now admitted to the gymnasium
on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Cwc to six
except the young ladies registered for this
work. A permit must be obtained before
any outsider is admitted.
Prof. Nicholson has just received some fine
speecimens of aluminum apparatus, compris
ing an air-bath, water-bath, and chimney
cylinder. They are a gift from a learned
German professor at Berlin, a friend of Prof.
Nicholson's.
The third-year German students have or
ganized a club for sight-reading and study of
German literature. They will meet every
other week on Saturday, and have christened
their club the "Edelweiss, suggested by the
book they have just taken up.
Misses Burks and Lindley recently enter
tained a number of their University friends
at a "Valentine Shadow" party. The gen
tlemen chose their partners for cards from
the shadows of the ladies cast upon a screen.
Miss Scothorn and Mr. Welch won the val
entines. On Tuesday evening, March 7, Prof.
Wightman will give a lecture in the chapel
on "Dante and Florence." Lantern views
will be used in illustrating the lecture. The
students, especially those in the literature and
art classes, will be interested and ought to be
there.
The members of the Phi Delta Theta gave
an informal hop at their hall last Friday even
ing. The floor of the main Hall was cleared
and canvassed for the dancers. Good music
and light refreshments made a pleasant even
ing for the jolly company. Sixteen couples
participated.
Who said the Hesperian was the most en
terprising paper in college? Did anybody
see its interesting account of the local con
test? For some inexplicable reason its "rep
resentative" editors are mum on a subject
that many of the students they represent have
found good enough to discuss for some time
past. We don't want to find fault, but we
were disappointed, partly because we would
esteem their comment highly, and partly be
cause we hate to see this glaring evidence of
a decline in enterprise in rustling news on
the part of a sister journal.
Mr. Emil Salich, C. E., is giving a course
of lectures on the technology of sugar manu
facture, in the sugar school. Mr. Salich is
the engineer who built and equipped the fac
tories at Grand Island and Norfolk, in this
state. Lectures are given daily at 4 p. m., in
room 4, Chemical Laboratory, andare open to
evory one. The school is beginning to attract
attention from those interested in the beet
sugar industry. Letters of inquiry have al
ready been received from New York, Penn
sylvania, Massachusetts, Utah, Colorado,
Kansas and California.
Prof. Reynolds, the mesmerist who has
been giving entertainments at the Y. M. C.
A. building the past ten days, gave an exhi
bition of his power in the Chapel Wednes
day evening, February 22, before a large au
dience composed mostly of students. The
spirit didn't seem to move very readily upon
so learned a class of people as the students
and the Prof, had to try. some seventy-five or
a hundred cases before he succeeded in se
curing four good subjects. The tedious wait
ing, however, was more than compensated for
by the spectacle of Yont singing "I Feel
Like," and of John Williams dancing a "hoe-