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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 21, 1898)
THIS : HESPERIAN
Miss Erma R. Pyrtlc returned Friday from
t ie funeral of her mother, Mrs. Hill, held last
Wednesday at Lexington. She has the sym
pathy of her student friends in her bereave
ment. Dr. H. K. Wolfe has an article in the Psy
chological Review for January entitled Some
Effects of Size on Judgments of Weight. The
material for this article was obtained from
work in our laboratory.
Hereafter there will be an inspection of the
University Regiment on the last Friday of
every month. When the weather permits
this will take place on the '-parade grounds"
and be followed by a -'review" of the two
Prof. Caldwell and Chancellor MacLean are
among the instructors for the coming year in
the Chicago Record's Home Study School.
Prof. Caldwell will write the articles on Civics
and Chancellor MacLean on Literature.
Among the other instructors are Edward
E.-cjr-jtt Rale, David Starr Sordan and Bran
d r Matthews.
Prof. Willard Kimball, director of the Uni
versity school of music, was in Omaha the
first pari of the week making preparation for
the music at the Exposition. Prof. Kimball
lias entire charge of the department of music
f ir the Exposition. Every student and friend
of the University is pleased to know that
Director Kimball ha3 been appointed musical
director of the great Exposition. He has
built np a splendid school here; he has raised
the musical standard of Lincoln. The Uni
versity is proud of him.
The committee on the Senior Class Book is
now ready for business. With George Rur
gertas chairman of the editing committee,
every thing can be expected to be put up in
first clas3 style. With this book quality is to
bs the main feature. The engraving work is
to be of the very best. Not a single poor half
tone picture will be put in the book. Harry
Gage is to be chief man with the artist's pen.
'Doc" Eveiett has also promised to give some
of his best work. Mr. Cutter reports good
progress in the business management. At a
meeting of the committees on 01a33 Book and
Class Play last Friday both reported good
The commandant makes the following an
nouncement: 'A prize of twenty-five dollars
in gold and an appropriate certificate will be
presented by the Farmers and Merchant's
Insurance Co. of Lincoln, Nebraska, to the
cadet, non-commissioned officer or private of
the Nebraska University Regiment showing:
1. Best military record, which will count
2. Most soldierly and correct militarv ap
pearance, which Avill count 25.
H. The greatest proficiency hi drill in an
open public competition in the school of the
soldier, which will count 50. The maximum
score will br inn points.
yrhis prize is to be awarded by a competent
committee appointed by the Chancellor.
Tonx M. Stotsbswtko.
1st Lieut. 0th Cavalry, Commandant"
Amonjr t li- Oio1ck.
Out of politics.
In the hands of their friends.
The Delta Tau Delta's initiated Guy Barnes
Saturday evening and closed with a feed.
R. C. Saxton '97, came up to hear Sca1chi(?)
The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity pledged R.
E. Benedict Friday evening.
Mr. Hendreson circulated among the Greeks
last week taking orders for fraternity jewelry.
Miss Wright who has been visiting Pi Beta
Phi friends left for Schuyler Thursday.
C. H. True was unable to attend classes
this week because of sickness.
Dr. Chandier gave an interesting talk to
the Betas Friday night
H. C. Parrnalee '97, Phi Delt, of Beatrice,
visited Univorsity friends Saturday.
E. R. Morrison '98, Alpha Tau Omega, !has
accepted a position as traveling salesman for
an eastern byciele firm. He will be on the
road about four weeks when he will return to
take his degree.
At the end of this semester Phil. Russell
will sever Inn connections witli the University.
Mr. Russell will visit the remainder af tlho
winter with his parents in Omaha. Next
summer he expects to go to New York to -engage
in business. He will be especially -missed
in social circles.
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