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The Nebrask an -"Hesperian
LOCALS AND PERSONALS.
Xi. F. Schwu&er 'who -was In tno uni
versity in 1896 and 1897 -was sees m
thti c&mp8 "a few days ago. He to
ccntly sold his creamery at ForC Cal
houn and is now running one at
The gymnasium class -which meets
at five o'clock has "been given exclus
ively to men -who intend to compete
in the pentathlon and spring meets.
The base-hall and other men meet at
H. G. Shedd, and J. W. Crabtree,
were in Chicago last -week in order to
take in wie program of the depart
ment of superintendence of the na
tional educational association 'which
'was in session.
The arrangements for commence
ment orator are about completed. The
senior class recently suggested several
names to tiie acting chancellor, and it
is now quite certain that one of these
will be secured.
Harry Jones -who played half back
on the varsity team in '95, '96 and '97
was in the cuy Sunday attending the
funeral of Schwartz, of company D,
first Nebraska, to -which company Mr.
Jones also belonged.
The Northwestern line and the F.,
E. & M. V. R. R. announce to the trav
eling public that they -will make the
low rate of $17.50 to Hot Springs, S.
D., and return on February 6 and 20
and March 6 and 20.
On Monday evening, the athletic
board elected "Walter P. Booth, the
Princeton center coach for the foot
ball season of 1900. At the same meet
ing C. E. Bullard -was made assistant
manager of the foot-ball team.
During the post "week a large num
ber of people visited the new experi
ment station builu.ng on the farm, and
every one seems to have been "well
pleased "with the solidity of the build
ing and the perfection of is appoint
ments. Mrs. Jonn A. MacMurphy, -who is
engaged in institute -work for the uni
versity, called a few days ago at the
chancellor's office, anu reported that
a great deal of interest has been
aroiiBed In domestic economy in tne
The library board held an important
meeting on Friday arternoon and dis
cussed plans for tne coming year.
'Reports were received from the li
brarian showing the prosperous con
dition of this important department
of the university.
The faculty of the graduate school
held a prolonged session on laBt "Wed
nesday afternoon and cngageu In the
discussion of some modifications of
the rules governing entrance, and the
kincs of work to he done in securing
The heads of departments are now
rapidly sending in their estimates for
the saluries und expenses for the com
ing year. As soon as these are in
they will be tubulated in order that
the regents' committee may take them
up for adjustment.
.1. S. Dlttmar is back in the uul ver
sijy taking a Bpeclal course. He at
tended tne summer school of the uni
versity up to last September -when ho
was compelled to leave on account of
sidkness. Since then he hus been vis
iting his parent at Des Moines.
On the evening of February 24, after
the readings given at the Oliver Mrs.
Manning entertained Dr. S. H. Clarke
ut supper Dr. Clarke is the author of
'Practical Public Speaking," the book
'which is proving ho satisfactory in the
men's classes under Mrs. Manning,
A stnto conference -on household eco
nomics -was held one day last week in
the chemistry laboratory, ut which
about one hundred luuies 'were pres
ent. Among the pupers read was -one
by Mrs. Pugh, vice-president of the
national household economics, and one
by MIbs Rosa Bouton, on domestic
science in the schoois; after which
discussion followed. To complete tho
program tn ladies tnade a visit to the
kitchen, with wnlch they were very
A movement is on foot to secure
certain trophies to he offered as prizes
for athletic contests between the
young -women of the university.
Thus far the prizes ave all Twen for
the young men, and very properly the
young women feel that this is not
At the Tegular Friday morning mus
ical, the usual excellent program -was
rendered, followed by an address in
chapel. It consisted of soprano solo,
"In The Woods," Franz, Belle
Warner; "Bercause" fr. Jocelyn, God
ard, "Du hist du Ruh," Sb.ubert-L.lszt,
Grace Smith; contralto solo, "The
Worker," Gounod, Ethel Galley.
The electrical engineering depart
ment will soon add to its laboratories
an important electrical furnace. It
will be the largest size made for ex
periments and with a current of fifty
volts a very high temperature can "be
obtained. By means of this furnace
aluminum carborundum and calcium
carbide -will be manufactured in small
Dr. Bessey has received a notifica
tion that the next meeting of the
American Association for the advance
ment of science, of which he has been
a member for nearly thirty years, will
hold its next meeting in New York
City, June 25 to 30. The usual time
of meeting is in the latter part of Au
gust, but on account of the Paris ex
position the time has been set earlier.
The committee of the faculty ap
pointed by the regents to take up the
question of agricultural education in
the university -with reierence to "bring
ing it up to a higher state of develop
ment has issued a series of questions
intended to bring out the opinions of
those interested upon various phases
of the question. It is hoped that they
may be ready to make a report by the
MIbb Mae Chamberlain, recently
connected with tne German deport
ment of tne University of Nebraska,
and now studying at the University of
Berlin reports that the Nebraska con
tingent there often compare the work
in education of that Institution with
the work of our own, and there 1b
sometimes a difference of opinion.
However, the University -of Nebraska
Is compared favorably 'by all.
The Dellau boyB debating club are
to liave a debate with the Everett
literary society, of Wesleyan univer
sity next Fr.uay evening, upon the
TranBvaal question. Deliun.jjirlB -will
accompany the boys to cheer them on
to victory. -Special -cars will leave
Lincoln about 7:20 that evening.
After the debate the Everett society
assisted by the ladles of the Willard
society will give an Informal reception
to visiting Delians.
A plan is being considered for
changing the Haydon art club from a
study club to a legally Incorporated
organization which will give art ex
hibitions and encourage the growth of
art. By this plan, tne beneficial In
fluence of the club would be much ex
tended and local artists would be given
an opportunity to compete for prizes.
A proposition Iiub been made by the
state teachers' association to the Hay
don art club to have exhibition in
connection with its sessionB.
An interesting new book on "North
American Forests and Forestery" has
been received by Dr. Bessey for notice
and review. It is one of the moBt
modern of recent attempts at produc
lug a book on this very Important
suuject. Since it 'Was written by
Ernest Bruncken who was for u time
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ARMSTRONG GL0THING CO.
secretary 'of the Wisconsin state for
estry commission, it has a "western
trend which is quite unusual in "books
on forestry, -which to a large extent
have heen written hy men living in
the extreme eaBt,
Officers of the experimental station
have ben notified that their depart
ments shall not be exempted from the
general cutting in expenses which the
regents have found necessary.
Last week an accident happened to
the 200,000 pound testing machine
used in testing the strength of build
ing materials. The casting through
which the load is applied In deter
mining the strength of a beam, broke
at a pressure of 195,000 pounds. On
analysis the casting was found to be
defective Prof. Chatburn designed a
new one. The pattern was made In
the mechanical engineering depart
ment und In a short time the foundry
force turned out a new casting.
'Wo are belling some Bpeclal things
In our Book & Stationery Department
this week at ridiculously low prlceB.
These are "remnants" so to speak,
"odds & ends," all first class goods, but
being the endoj the line going for
about one-half their original coBt.
Just think of 100 sheets of Writing
Paper and 100 Envelopes for 25c. 1 lb
box of Irish or Scotch .nen Writing
Paper for 12.c, or a box containing
1 qr. good paper and 24 envelopes for
Be. in books too -we have some good
thingB. We are clearing out a lot of
copyright $1-00 UU(i 51.25 books at COc.
Pelouhets Notes 'for 1900 at 48c, and
paper covered bookB at 813c. Book
and Stationery Department;, Herpol
tSHelmer & Co.
Next week commencing Monday,
12th Inst, we will Inaugurate a sale in
our Music and Picture Department.
nVe will put on sale about 5,000 pleeeB
of Bheet muBlc at 5c and 10c each,
which are usually sold by ub at 20 and
25c and at double that price -in Music
Stores. This 1b not lie usual cheap 5c
and 10c music hut the publications of
such well-known liouses as John
Church & Co., S. S. Brainard & Co.,
Schirrauer's, Dutson's, Lyon 4b Healy,
Schuburth's and others. "We -will also
commence a sale of picture mouldings
on he same day when -we -will sell
moulding from 3c per loot upwards.
Look out for Monday, March 12th.
Music and Picture Department, 'Her
polshelmer & Co.
Tunny Soenu '.a 2i a Hoodoo.
Prom the Victoria Times: If over
the tug Lorhe, j1Ub up another dare
Hct, and there happens 'to be a black
cat on the abandoned vessel, the
chunces are the feline will be allowed
to remain, for the cat taken from the
wreck of the Jane A. Falkenburg
seeniB to have been a boodoo of the
moBt pronounced type. StormB fol
lowed the tug all the while the cat
was on boaid, and many other things
have transpired on the tug that were
certainly not to tlio Increased benefit
of those on the vessel. That -was be
cause of the hoodoo brought from the
-wrecked barkentlne, said some, and
whec Capt. Locke chipped the feline
to her little mletrens at San FranclBco
by the "Walla "Walla on her last trip
down from here it wac thought that
all tho troublo wan ended; but no
two of the officers of the tug are now
no longer connected with the veBsel,
und other things happened. The
Bteamer carrying the cat to San Fran
cisco broke down when off the en
trance to the Golden Gate, and had
to be towed into port As will be re
membered, the cat was taken 'from the
wreck by the Wulla "Walla when that
vessel rescued the uhlpwrecked men,
but jumped into the sea und swam
back to the wreck, and remained on
bourd until the tug found (the 'derelict.
The profesoloimi picture-hanger 1b
now a regular ai'ljimjt-of urt'B 'la
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