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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (March 1, 1891)
The1 Scientific chth hns been revived and will take up the
task of providing lectures upon subjects of gcncrnl interest
related to the sciences. It is the expectation of the directors
to procure two regular lecturers each term, and to secure
such special lectures as may from time to time be available.
The object of the organization is to draw the different scien
tific departments into more intimate relations and foster an
interest in general scientific education. The lectures will be
delivered in the chapel and will be free to all residents of
the city as well as students. Dr. L. E. Hicks has been
secured for the first lecture to be delivered Saturday evening,
March 7. The subject of the discourse will be "Uncle Sam's
Farm." The affairs of the club arc under the control of a
board of directors, each director having charge ol matter
pertaining 10 his department. All scientific departments arc
represented. j. v. M.
To physicists it is a well known fact that' the medium of
sound is full of vibrations, which, if it wore sufficiently acute
of itself, or if it were assisted in some way, the car would
give to the mind as words and sentences. Uy a simple con
trivance, no matter what, the local editor was recently en
abled to gather the following bit from the air three weeks
after it wAs uttered: For the Palladian contest two young
gentlemen, whose i.ames arc nevermind asked a couple of
young ladies, not co eds, for their company. The girls ac
cepted; but when the mammas heard of it they sent the boys
word to call the night before the contest, as they wished to
see what they looked like. We were not able to learn who
the girls were, or whether the mammas were pleased with
the appearance of the gentlemen.
A metal plate made of different metals to imitate a mosaic;
a Daimio wash bowl; a robe of a Chinese dancing girl; screens
in which the Japanese nat'onal flower, the Chrysanthemum,
appeared often; a Kakimono, along narrow piece of silk
upon which most of Japanese elaborate painting is done; lac
quered ware; and an exhibition of the works of the leading
artists of Japan, Hokusai, Firoshigi, and Korin were the
attractions at the recent exhibition of the Hoyden art club.
The object of the exhibition, was to awaken interest in Japan
ese art preparatory to an intended lecture upon the subject
by Professor Morse, of Howard, who has the largest collec
tion in the world.
Professor Fossler, at the request of the editor of the
Northxvestern Journal 0 Education , will soon begin the
publication of a scries of translations of such stories as And
erson's in Bildetbuch ohne Bilder. The stories are intended
for the use of teachers in developing in young pupils a taste
for literature and for language. To this end Professor Foss
ler will print with each translation such suggestions and
notes as will best aid the teacher and the pupils.
Saturday, the 21st, a few of the boys visited ihe peniten
tiary. The penitentiary, while not a very pleasant place,
seems attractive to men, good and bad. The bad man stops
and is often made worse; the goad man comes away, and is
usually better for the visit.
Dr. Kingsley spoke before the Congregational club Wed
nesday exening, the 25th. He was followed by Dr. Kiggs.
Dr. Riggs' parents lived among the Santce Indians when he
was born. The last twenty years of his life has been spent
Mr. Mc Nitt went home the 24th for a visit of a week.
He hns a good business offer that will take him to Idaho.
If he concludes to accept it he may not return. His column
this week is at the mercy of the exchange and local depart
The editors of the American Agriculturist, in recognition
of the good work Professor IJessey is doing for scientific agri
culture, request him to send them his photograph for the
purpose of having it engraved and published.
Into Professor Caldwell's home, from which a sister had
been taken so recently, death came again, Friday, the 29th,
and called the mother. The funeral services were held the
22nd, in the Church of Christ.
Hearsay: the Palladian girts scatched the slate for their
annual girls' program. Presumably, the "so far shall thou
go," operated as soon as they scratched the slate, and they
let the boys come after them.
Professor Howard's article on the "The State Uuiversity
in America" appears in in the Atlantic Monthly for March;
in the Northwestern Journal of Education, (Lincoln) and
in the Nation.
If he is the better part, or the better artist, whose merit
is in his power of invention, surely ',if the analogy is good,
the local editors are superior to any editor on The Hes
If we arc rightly informed, Messrs. Rockhold, McCrosky,
Pancost, Eaglcson, and N. M. Graham, with ladies, helped
the rcpreccntativcs and scn&lois eat the oysters.
February 20 is the date from which Mr. McNitt will date
his career as a lawyer. The sophomore class wishes hiin
success beyond measure.
One of the Greek letter societies, at the Lincoln hotel,
Saturday night, the 21st, blew out not the gas their
Mr. Hildreth's sister has been to sec him. Shc found
him keeping good company and working hard.
Miss Treat spent February 14-15 at her home in Weeping
Call on Edddd. Ccrf it Joooo.
Skinner lets good rigs at low prices.
Hats and caps at Ed. Cerl & Co's.
Cadet suits, gloves and caps at Ewing's. .
Call on Ewing for cadet gloves and caps.
Cadet caps and suits a specialty at Ewiugs. ' . -
Clothing for everybody at Ed. Cerf & Co's.
Go to Ed. Cei f & Co. for furnishing goods.
The latest-styles in hats at Ed. Ccrf & Co's.
Skinner keeps gentle and stylish horses. Students' pat
The finest students' suits in the city at Ewing & Co's,
1115-1? O street. Good goods, low prices.
Orders for photographs on the best galleiies in the city for
sale at a discount at TllK IIksi'kkian office. Doit't forget
us when in need of photos.
T. Ewing & Co have now an opportunity to show off an im
mense stock of clothing to great advantage. Their new quar
ters 1115-17 O street are undoubtedly the fjnest !;. the city.
Call around and inspect both store and goods.
$75.00 to $250.00 a month can be made working for us.
Persons preferred who can furnish a horse and give their'
whole time to the business. Sparc moments may be profit
ably employed also. A few vacancies in towns and cities.
H. F. JOHNSON & CO., 1009 Main St., Richmond, Va..
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