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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1892)
Frofessor Nicholson has received an invitation to aitend
the international congress of chemists to be held in Brussels
in 1893. The chief object of this congress is to discuss exist
ing methods of analyses of sugar foods and agricultural
products, and to secure greater uniformity of methods.
The greatest improvement of the age will be put in oper
ation in the halls in a few days. It consists of a lot of pigeon
holes to put rubbers in. They will be placed under the hat
racks and each peg will be entitled to one box. Losing or
getting one's rubbejs mixed will be a ihing of the past.
Quite a number of last sear's seniors are now teaching in
high schools. Fred Hyde is at Sidnej', Miss Getner in
t Lincoln, Miss DePue at David City, Mr. Avery at Beatrice,
and Miss Stockton at Geneva. Miss Mullen is teaching in
one of the city graded schools. ' What is the matter with our
The growth of the batallion has been larger this year than
during any previous year. Prom about J75 the number en
rolled has increased to nearly 250. The new awkward squad
I is as large if not larger than all that remains of the old ba
tallion. This speaks well for the batalion and for those - ho
1 have it in charge.
The party which went to Europe with Dr. Lees returned
home safely about a weelc before school commenced. They
K report an enjoyable trip. They were quarantined at New
York about six hours, during which time they were quite
profuse in their professions of gratitude toward the United
At a meeting of The Hesperian association on the after
noon of October first, the following board of editors was
'elected for the ensuing year: Managing editor, Mr. Paul
Pizey, '93; associates, Miss Cather, Messrs. istroman, '93,
Lord, 193, Fisher, '94, Strode, '95, Oberlies, '95, McMullen,
'96, and Miller, '96.
The janitor's weekly report to the steward shows that the
students in university hall alone drank 130 gallons of water
each day during the past week. This ought to satisfy the
I prohibitionists, And gives assurance that the institution is
founded upon correct principles. It ought also to give some
idea of the number of students in attendance.
The department of chemistry has just received a direct
I importation of twenty- four huge cases of apparatus and sup
plies for the use of students during the comlnjg year. This
saves the university a snug sum in the way of im
porters' fees. Some of the .apparatus was Tery delicate, and
was purchased and tested by Professor Nicholson while on
his recen t European trip.
It is worthy of notice that six university men are at work
this year :n the sugar stations of the west. Two .are at Medi
cine Lodge, Kas., two at'Schuylcrandtwo at Norfolk. This
!e 4li -fAtMilf ,r4 t1t ,rt-fii I t'r.rk .n( Prrrccrtr JltinilcrtM tn I
connection with the sugar industry, and is especially due to
the establishment of the sugar school and to the special
(training in the chemistry of sugar production.
The art department under the direction of Miss Barton
has begun the year with very bright prospects. Not only
has the attendance greatly increased, but several valuable ad
ditions have been made to the department in the way of
sketches made by Miss Barten during her eastern trip. A
collection of books has also peen idded to the library,
nmnng which 1b Penncll's pen drawing which io almost in
dispensable for those-studying sketching. Quite a number
of the old students have shown their great zeal hy .bringing
in sketches, done during the (summer, for criticism.
Miss Carrie Barbour, sister to Professor Barbour, is to
offer lessons in China painting and wood caning this ytai.
She is a student from Oxford college, O., and the cele
brated Cincinnati art school, and has been teaching her art
with great success in Grinnel college, la. Her wood
carving was awarded the first prire at the state fair. There
is an exhibition of her woric in Harley's windows.
A large and excellent specimen of reef building coral,
Madrepora Palmata, was presented to the university during
the week by Mrs. John Doolittle of Chicago. This coral has
been mounted on a plaster base by Miss Barbour, and as it
stands on exhibition has a height of alout eighteen inches,
and a spread of about twelve. This is the first good speci
men of the species presented as yet to the museum.
At the June meeting of the board of regents a resolution
was passed making it necessary for all membeis of the senior
class to be even with the required schedule of work at the
beginning of the second semester. Those who desire Jo
flourish a pink-nbbon-tied diploma next spring should con
sult Miss Smith at once. "Waiting nntil within a week of the
time lor graduating to "make even'" will rot go this 3ear.
It may not be amiss to note in this connection that two
university graduates are candidates for congressional honors
with at least a fair show of success. One is Judge Field of
this district, the other as Hon. David Mercer of Omaha.
Whether they succeed or not it will be true of both men that
their prominence is largely due to the fact that their natural
powers and abilities received incentive and training at their
"1207" at Ed Youngs.
Try Rector's new pharmacy
Buy your groceries of Cook, Bailey &. Co.
Yates has the finest line of foot-wear in the city.
For your midnight lunch go to the Capital Cafe.
Sutton & Hollowbush make Bon Bons and Chocolate.
Kern & Jeckel Bros, will mend and cleanse your clothes.
Ask Mr. S. Schwab for a school suit and see what he will
You can get all kinds of stationery at Clason &. Fletcher's
at the lowest rates.
Students should be loyal to their supporters and patronize
those who advertise in The HESPEElArt.
Fisher & Warpel are on deck with their new stock 1
clothing. You can find them at I13B O St
The boy that soiled his uniform while playing foot-ball
had better go to Kern & Jeckel Bros. 1220 O St.
Kern & Jeckel Bros, are the cheapest as well as the best
tailors In the city. Call and see them at 1220 OSt (room2).
Young men desiring to save money on laundry should
consult Geo. H. Whaley. Address U. of N., or City Y. M.
On acnount of the failure of the Newberry bill coal is
cheapest at the Lincoln Coal Company's office, corner nth
and O Sis.
The student who has to work his way through school had
better consult S. Schwab, the clothier, 1027 OSt, before
buying his clothin -
When you meet a gentleman accompanied Iby a smiling
co-ed, just make up your mind that they have bees to see
Sutton & Hollowbush.
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