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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 29, 1894)
The opening recital at the Funk last Tuesday
evening was a success. The University Musical
Conservatory is coming to the front.
Mr. E. B. Sherman, member af the class of '95
of Northwestern University, has entered the
senior class of the University of Nebraska.
Will Adair, formerly of '95, was at the Uni
versity a day or so last week. He goes to Chi
cago to enter Lake Forest University.
more has made a botanical survey of
southeastern Nebraska, preparatory to post grad
uate work in the botanical department.
Professor Wolcot found some Marine Amoebas
in the city well and killed them with fresh water.
He has not been able to find any more.
The Hesperian office is for the use of the
Co-operative Book Concern, the Nebraskan and
The Hesperian, and there is no room for b ms.
Miss Nettie Hall, of Ayr, a former student of
the University, sailed last month for Europe
where she will spend two years in study and
Bought, sold or exchanged second-hand books.
University of Nebraska books a specialty, at
Lincoln Book Exchange, No. J34 south Twelfth
Mr. John Williams has returned to his medical
studies at the Northwestern College of Medicine.
Howard Ricketts is also in attendance at the
Professor Allen's room has been materially im
proved by having the seats arranged, rising from
front to rear so that the students may easily ob
serve all experiments.
A door is being cut through between the ladies'
locker room in the gymnasium and the bowling
alley for the purpose of giving the ladies the
privileges of the baths.
The students expect better and more consid
erate behavior on the part of Professors Bates,
Taylor and Ward, because they're married, and
married men are not so fierce and exacting as
Mr. Jno. E. Briggs of the last year's freshman
class, passed the examinations at Anapolis for
entrance to the United States naval academy,
and is- now enjoying the treatment that plebs re
ceive in that institution.
The Y. W. C. A. gave a reception to new girls
Thursday from four to six in Palladian hall. The
hall was tastefully decorated, and the ladies of
the association helped a large number of the new
girls to get acquainted.
The Political Economy club met Thursday
evening and elected Mr. Hoagland secretary, as
Mr. Searson has not returned. He finds it more
lucerative if not more pleasant to teach. He
may be found wielding the birch in Weeping
Professor Wolfe gives twenty hours of lectures
this year besides laboratory work. Next year
this department hopes to fill the chair of History
of Philosophy and provide more laboratory as
sistants, so that this overworked professor will be
Mr. G. C. Menzendorf, the well known musi
cian, is giving private instruction at 1512 R
street. He is not connected with the Lincoln
College of Music and only by special announce
ment does he instruct its pupils upon the violin
and other stringed instruments.
Hugh H. Walker has returned from a summer's
visit to his old home in Scotland. Mr. Walker
left this country about June first and reached
home September first. He spent the greater part
of his vacation in visiting historic and picturesque
localities in the land of the MacGregors.
Several of our boys spent the vacation work
ing in the Big Horn mountains. Mr. Bradt was
foreman of a gang of carpenters. Mr. Cooley
was with an engineering corps. Messrs. Weeks,
Niles, Richards, Gregg and Will Wilson were en
gaged in other parts of the work. The young
men all show the good physical effects of their
rugged mountain lite.
The paleontological skeletons which were col
lected by Professor Barbour and party in the
Bad Lands last summer, are now being prepared
for the museum. Many of these are unusually
fine specimens, especially an immense skeleton of
a Titanotherium which is the most complete
in existence. When mounted they will make
a fine addition to the geological collection of the
The Palladians held open house to their friends
last Friday night. The hall was decorated with
green-house plants, and after a summer spent in
idleness the room looked brighter and more
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