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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 16, 1900)
Dr. Wente, dont!stv.
Gregory the Coal Man.
.University Book Store.
Try Westerficld's egg shampoo, for
In tho art department next semester
a class will begin drawing from life.
Professor Burnett was In attendance
at an institute at Crete on Thursday.
For up-to-date university hair cut
go to Westerfleld, the barber, 117 N.
The graduate club met at the home
of Dean Edgren, 144G J street, Satur
Fountain Pens, 14 kt. gold, at 50c,
G9c and $1.00 each at book and station
ery department, Herpolsheimer & Co.
Mrs. Poynter entertained the mem
bers of the Dramatic club and Mrs.
Manning at the executive mansion last
A number of new students have
come in since the holidays, but will
not take up regular work until the
opening of next semester.
Companies B and C have organized
basket ball teams and have begun
practicing. The other two companies
will also organize teams.
The weather bureau has just been
visited by the inspector from Wash
ington, who makes annual personal In
vestigation of all of these omces.
The fire in the main building last
Thursday demonstrated the fact that
wood would burn. For a cord of nice
cord wood go to Gregory the Coal Man.
Tho only thoroughly good place in
he city where a student can get any
kind of board that he wants is at Cam
eron's cafe, 114-118 South 11th street
. Mrs. Laura Carver, former in
structor in German in the university,
leaves next week for Leland Stanford
university, where she will continue her
Miss "Whiting lectured last Tuesday
before the methods class on "English
in the Lower Grades" and on Thurs
day Dr. Sherman continued the same
Mrs. W. G. L. Taylor spoke before
the park and forest association on last
Wednesday evening. She spoke as a
representative of the city improvement
U. G. Cornell has finished a series of
photographs of various university of
ficials in their offices. Especially good
ones were obtained of Dr. Bessey and
Dr. Wharton will give the first of a
series of Friday talks January 19 at
ten minutes after 12 in the J. M. C. A.
room. These talks are to be of a prac
All classes in the gymnasium will
be put through a thorough floor exam
ination during next week. Miss Barr
wishes tho girls of her classes to bear
this in mind.
For history covers, history paper,
note books, fountain pens and all
other college supplies go to the book
and stationery department of Herpol
sheimer & Co.
Miss Hayden, the Instructor in art,
purchased quite a number of new casts
and draperies in Chicago during tho
Christmas holidays. These are now in
the art studio.
There will be a course offered In be
ginning Greek next semester for
which full credit for college work will
bo given to those who do not need It
fcr preparatory work.
The committee on courses of study
expect to be ready to make their re
port to tho faculty within a month on
the proposed changes in entrance re
quirements and choice of studies.
Somo of tho best talent in' the uni
versity school of1 niUsic has recently
been levied upon to form a Y. W.,C. A.
quartette, which will furnish music at
tho regular Sunday afternoon meetings.
Henry Longsdorf of Bellevue has
sent to the state museum samples of
pyroluslte which were found on a
farm near Bellevue. Ho reports this
to be the largest deposit yet found in
Olivia Poind, tho permanent secre
tary of the class of '96, is preparing
an account of the doings of the mem
bers of that class since graduation,
which will appear in a class book to be
issued in June.
M. B. Slocum, an attorney of South
Sioux C!ty, Neb., has found consider
able deposits of sclenite (sulphate of
lime or crystalized gypsum). Ho has
sent good samples to the geological
museum of the university.
Of the $2,500 which the alumni
started to raise for the new organ only
about $250 remains to be secured. The
committee which has the matter in
hand will make an effort to have this
sum raised by charter day.
Professor E. G. Bourne of Vale uni
versity has just ordered enough copies
of "Some American Legislators," pub
lished by H. W. Caldwell, to supply all
the students of one of his classes.
About fifty copies were sent.
Since the debates are over several
humorous incidents are related. One
of the speakers started to quote the fa
mous speech of Patrick Henry. How
ever, he uttered the following, "Give
me liberty and give mo death."
A. J. Weaver, 95, and law '97, spoke
on "Democracy's New Year" at- the
Jacksonian club banquet at Omaha
Monday night. Prominent democrats
from all over Nebraska and other
states were present and also gave ad
dresses. The musical program at the chapel
Friday morning consisted of two 'cello
solos by Miss Eiche, "Larghetto," by
Pap!nl, and "Intermezzo," by Golter
mann," and a piano selection, "Etudes
Syphonlques," Schumann, played by
Henry Eames, director of the piano
forte at the conservatory of music,
will give a lecture recital on "Shake
speare in Music" in tho chapel next
Saturday evening under the auspices
of the Palladian society. An admission
will be charged.
An unusually large numoer of stu
dents heard Fred Emerson Brooks at
the Oliver Thursday evening. Mr.
Brooks recited a number of humorous
poems, whicluwere up-to-date, and his
rendering of them made them seem al
most as real as life.
Regulations concerning the national
strength test have been received at the
physical director's office from Dudley
Allen Sargent, M. D., secretary of the
national Intercollegiate strength test
association. Preparation In that line
will begin the first of February.
There is to be a meeting of tho
Sigma XI on Wednesday evening.
Papers will be presented by Professors
Brooks, Morltz, Lyon ana Bruner. The
society will make final arrangements
for an Intercnange of speakers with
the Kansas chapter at that time.
Senior girls are requested to watch
for the notice of arrival of cap frames
for getting measurement of caps. Tho
notice will oo posted in tho library
cloak room. Orders for the same may
be placed with Miss Kennedy, Miss
Olive Stratton or Miss E. T. Miller.
"Good clothes are a kind of good manners
tnd few men can afford to disregard them."
u.d, m m.
EVERYONE has heard
of the H.f S. 6 M.
overcoats, so -widely ad
vertised in all the magazines.
coats in all sizes and styles
and at prices to suit every
They are good to look at,
good to wear and easy to buy.
HART, SCHAFFNER & MARX
TAILOR - MADE CLOTHES.
ARMSTRONG CLOTHING CO.,
1013-15-17-19 0 STREET.
Clement Chase, '93, in an address to
the students in the chapel Wednesday
morning, gave many interesting facts
concerning the early history of the
university. He publicly donated to tho
university a file of early university
catalogues which had been lacking in
the university records.
Cadets are now given one demerit
for each mistake which they make in
any official communication. The com
munication with the number of mis
takes will be returned to the sender.
Should five or more erors occur in one
such communication an otherwise good
excuse will be marked "unsatisfac
tory." Beginning this week a thorough
strength test will be made with the
dynamometer of all the basket ball
girls. The dynamometer is an instru
ment that tests all the muscles of the
body. The object is to get the average
strength of the athletic girls of our
These who desire to participate in
any spring athletics should not forget
that a semester's training is necessary
for all candidates for athletic teams,
for which all must register. One-fifth
course credit is given for the work.
Other requisites and qualifications
may be found in the calendar.
Music, vocal and instrumental,
slightly soiled, at lc to 5c per copy
during tho following week. Frames
for cabinet size photographs, gilt, with
brass corners and' oval mats, 25c each.
Tho best line of picture moulding in
the city at lowest prices. Posters, un
framed pictures and matboard in all
colors, music and picture department,
Herpolsheimer & Co.
Professor Fossler has been giving, a
series of six university extension lec
tures to tho Cosy club of Tecumseh.
The following subjects have been or
are to be presented: ""Niebelungen
Lied," with stereoptlcon illustrations;
"Primitive Germanic Institutions,"
"Germany in the Middle Ages," "Less-
' ing and His Work," "Goethe tho Man"
and "Goethe and Life." Tho addresses
have been received very enthusiastic
ally by the club.
Professor Eames of the university
school of music has just returned from
an eastern trip, giving his celebrated
piano forte lecture recital with mark
ed success. Especially in Chicago was
this novel recital well received. It is
very fortunate for the faculty and stu
dents of the university that Professor
Eames has consented to give this high
grade entertainment in the university
chapel. It promises to be ono of the
star attractions of the year.
The new building given to Leland
Stanford university by a brother of its
founder was formally opened Thurs
day, January 11. The address was de
livered by Professor George E. How
ard, an alumnus of this Institution
and at ono time the head of tho Amer
ican history department. Professor
Howard's subject was "Tho Social
Meaning of the Open Library." The
subject was suggested to him by tha
open policy of the library in the Uni
versity of Nebraska,
Treasurer Max Westerman of the ex
ecutive office is in receipt of a letter,
from his brother, Will Westerman,'
who is studying In the University of
Berlin, In which there Is mention of
several Nebraska alumni who are at
present working for degrees in tho
German universities. John Aimy, '96,
passed his examinations in December
for tho degree of Ph. D. in Iho Univer
sity of Berlin and will remain in that
country for a while longer. Billings
Almy, '9G, is studying at Leipsic, Ger
many, Miss Julia Karsmeyer, '93, and
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