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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (March 1, 1891)
'87. Samuel D. Killen is practicing law nt Beatrice.
'87. A. II. Higelow is stale secretary of the Knights ol
W. J. Brisbin, formerly of '91, is practicing law at
88. W. II. Wagner is principal of the West Beatrice
'89 William I . .Stephens is principal of the Alliance
E. W. Arnold, a student of last year, is (arming near
Walter I). Graham, formerly of '90, is attending the Inisi
ness college nt Seward.
J. C. Current, a former student, is one ol the most sue
cessful teachers of Cass county.
George II. Palmer, of Omaha, formerly of '94, was down
a couple oi days last week visiting friends.
Charley Goodell, of Wilbcr and one of our former ath
letes, was up to see the foot-ball game at Crete.
'90. We were misinformed when we said in the last issue
that E. E. Gillispie was employed in the office of the state
superintendent of public instruction.
Miss Getner went home for a few days visit last week.
Dr. Riggs conducted chapel exercises Thursday morning,
Miss Lindley entertained a number of her fi lends Inst
A child's head, by Donatello, belonging to the art depart
ment, was broken by accident recently.
Companies A and D celebrated Washington's birthday by
getting excused from drill last Monday.
The Y. M. C. A will probably sec that Our Day is kept
on the table in the reading room hereafter.
The Ohio experiment station has just re-published Pro
fessor liessey's paper, "Smut on Indian Corn."
Mr. F. W. Taylor, president of the horticultural society,
delivered the two lectures on forestry last week.
The Palladia!) girls carried the slate last week. It might
be well for some of the boys to take a lesson from the man
n:r in which the girls scratched it.
March 4, the evening school of the I lay don art club will
open. Alice Howe and Donna Wilson will instruct. Instruc
tion is free to nil members of the club.
President Elliott, of Harvard, wai at Omaha last week.
On account of pressing engagement he was unable to accept
the invitation of the faculty to visit u?.
U. of N., Ninety-four, Nonaginta qunttuor. After all their
worry tCie patronizing sophs acknowledge that the fresh
men yell is the best class yell in the university.
The day ot faculty meeting is changed from Thursday to
Friday afternoon. This change is made to avoid conflict
with the course of lectures, and will take effect March 6.
At the March meeting of the Haydon art club, the 17th,
Professor Iiennett, who is well known to must of the students,
will lecture upon recent archaeological discoveries in Greece.
The judges for the state contest have flnajly been selected.
They arc, on manuscript, Messrs. Marden, Tuttle, and Stew
art'; on dclivcry.Messrs. Moore, Wadswortb, and Hitchcock.
Two hundred specimens of fungi were received February
25, from Mr. Ellis. These belong to a collection called
"Ellis' North Amciica Fungi." The university now has
2700 of these specimens.
Last week Professor Uessey examined the high schoo' of
Broken Bow, and of Alliance, with the view of placing them
on the accredited list. He reports that they are having ta
severe winter and deep snow in northwestern Nebraska.
The course of- lectures prominent in the catalogue, will bo
.resumed March 5. On this date, and on March 12, Dr.
Kingsley will give n public lecture on Heredity. All meet
ings are to be held in chapel from 5 to 6 P.M. on Thursday".
: At a meeting of the local oratorical association, February
'.2$, all plans and recommendations of the executive committee'
were adopted. Our delegation to the state association is
'composed of Messrs. Rnckhold, McCrosky, Pi.ey, Shcldd.'i,
and W. T. Brown.
MY Dkaukst Stki.i.a: May I come up this evening?
The above probably explains where Will was Sunday
night. He may have the original from which this is copied
by calling on the local editor.
Messrs. Sheldon and Pollard were present at the nun
nagc of Mr. Sheldon's brother on tile 251I1. Mr.' Sheldon'
missed the train he should have taken, but by going a round
about way, he arrived so nearly the time set for performing
the ceremony that it was delayed but a few minutes.
The I lay den art club gave an exhibition of Japanese art.
last Tuesday evening in the chap.l. On account of the cold
weather the attendance was not as large as usually at thci
exhibitions. Those present report a far better exhibition
than the one given about a month ago, which is saying a
This year an effort will be made to change the conslitu-,
tions of the state and of the inter-state oratorical associations.
It is proposed to so change them that when an orator is given
first place on account of having the lowest sum of ranks, . his
ranks will not be thrown out and the other orators re ranked..
This system of marking was the cause of great injustice in
last year's inter-state contest.
Professor Hay.United States geologist, was here during the
late iirigalion convention. He has made aarangemtnts with
Professor Hicks for the latter to carry on some investigations
for the government during the spring and summer. Pro
fessor Hicks will soon commence the work by a study of the
water supply of the Loup valley.
A new picture, a chromo-lithograph, from a fresco in a
cathedral nt Cremona, Italy, has lately been added to the
collection in the chapel. The picture belongs to the four
teenth century and is by Boccacio Boccacius. The chromo
lithograph is published by the Arundel society of London, ,10
which the Haydon art club belongs and from which it
receives yearly publications.
The late irrigation convention, which was held in the
university, was well attended and much interest was man
ifested by those present. A permanent organization was
effected by the selection of an executive committee to have
charge of the future work. Thin committee constats of
W. E. Smythc, of Omaha, president; Professor Hicks, of the
state university, secretary; W. E. Robinson, of Denver,
L. IJ. Carey, of Sidney, and Professor Hays, of Junction City,
Kail. The secretary has sent a circular letter i" regard to
holding an inter-state convention, to nine states and has
already received favorable replies from four of them.
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