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Vol. 9-30. No. 15.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, DECEMBER 25, 1900.
PERSHINfi RIFLE HOP,
Pershing Rifles Give their Annnal
Hop nt the Lincoln A Large
Number Presont Other
I The Pershing Rifles gave their ntuiunl
hop nt the Lincoln last night. A large
nmhber of university people nwl their
friends -were present, mid a pleasant
everting was enjoyed by nil.
The 'grand march was led by Com-
"mnndnnt Brown and Miss Ellen Douglas.
Those present were:
Misses Douglas, Jane Douglas, Mac
Farlond, Henry, Stuait, Hayes, Anna
Hammond, Johnson, Jnckson. Mncombcr,
Marshall, Hargrcaves, Cady, Chapel,
Daniels, Mandnd, Thorpe, Morgan, Mae
Henry, Shaw, Paddock, Loomis, Jenkins,
Sarbach, Agncw, Gilhcn, Robison, Ham
mond, Deilly, Sedgwick, Wodward,
Rradt, Risser, Bennett, Houts, Burrus,
Chapin, McPhely, Burrus, rukc, Mont
gomery, Outcalt.Tukcy, Woodford, Cole,
Loomis, Outcalt, Emmons, Welsh, Bon
nell, Risser, Macoinber, Honeywell.
Chapin, filler, Hargreavcs, Griggs, and
and Messrs. Brown, Carnehm, Sedgwick,
Korsmeyer, Raymond, Thomas, l?nrns
worth, Mnrley, Hewitt, Pninc, McCrcery,
Roberts, Sumner, Drain, Guy Barnes. A.
X. Barnes, Smith, Lnnglcy, Bock,
Rainey, Hayes, Cuscnden, Fawell, An
drews, Bartlett, Patterson, Pancoast,
Funke, Folsom, Mann, Haneen, Rogers,
Hollenbeck, Mudge, King, Lewis,
Kltnge, Holt, Luu, Raymond, Everitt,
Tukey, Langer, Collett, Lyman. Shick,
Norvul, Crandnll, Sh.rw, Wirt, A'ex Lhu,
-Harris, Clinton Homan, Reahl nder,
Stein, Murley, Bartlett, Folsom, Drain.
K fcJTlie 'actlvo 'and Alumnno Delta-Gam'
fnia's Jgavo n Christmas party on Mon
'tlay evening at the house. The pros
'cnta were very original in thdir nat
'ture and somewhat amusing.
Tho actlvo and the alumni members
of Delta Tau Delta had a Christmas
iparty on Wednesday evening. All en
Jjoyed themselves but rofusa to dis
close tho nature of the valuable pres
ents. Miss'Poyntcr gnvo'hndnformal party
'to tho new Delta girls on last Wed
nesday evening. Each one presont was
'given a chance to show her artistic
ability by drawing some animal or
'a representation of it nnd the othors
'present guessed the name. Miss Rob
erts and Mr. Elliot won tho prizes.
Thoso present were Misses Poyntor,
'Auld, Roberts, Abbott, Messrs Peter
son, Smith, Brown, Lawlor, Elliot,
Itoborts, and Martin.
Phi Kappa Psl entertained at the
'chapter houso on Tuesday evening.
.The floor was canvassed for dancing.
ttJlght refreshments were served dur
ing the evening. Those present were
Mr. and Mrs. Ladd, Mr. nnd Mrs.
"Weoks; Misses Macombor, BJgnel, Colo,
'Robinson, Bennett, Mabel Bennett,
Gehen, Outcalt, Jessie Outcalt, Loomis,
(Post, Honeywell, Woods, Tukey, Lqu
Jso Tukey, Gertrude idacorabor, Har
greaves, Jackson, Funke, Emmons,
Chapin; Messrs. Cuscadon, Engle, Al
len, Campbojl, Holt, Manchester, Pow
ell, Fricko, Crandall, Stark, Kora
"moyor, Hayes, Doweeso, Balrd, Boue
'diet, Haecker, Clark and Shodd.
W. L. Thorno, '00, vlsltod nt the Uni
versity Wednesday.. Ho expects to go
tq 'the 'Pacific coastsoon with his fath
er visiting In Washington, 'Oregon,
nnd California. .
Tho Domestic Science Department
will provldo lunch for tho students of
tho University after tho hoilaays in
the lower hall of the Mechanics Arts
Tho lunch will bo served hot be
causo It Is provided mostly for tho
benefit of thoso who aro compelled to
bring their lunch, but it is not re
stricted to any in particular.
There will bo accomodation for
about twenty at a time; the place is
rather small, being in a small alcove
but If tho students aro handled jud
iciously, a great many can bo served
in a short while. Tho minimum
price for which a person will bo ser
ved is five cents; this secures one
article and each additional will cost
five cents extra.
The undertaking has been success
fully carried on In the Omaha High
School and also in the Lincoln High
School; it has been a great benefit to
The variety of food that is to be ser
ved will not bo great but it will be
simple and wholesome.
As tho person at tho head of the
department Is well versed in the art
there is reason to believe that the stu
donts can expect a good lunch.
NEBRASKA LIBRARY ASSOCIA
TION. Tho Nebraska Library Association
will hold Us annuajjmeoting. in J?al
ladian "Hall next Wednesday afternoon
at two o'clock. Tho papors read will
Nebraska's College Libraries, by
Prof. W. E. Jilson.of Doano College;
Library Cooperation in Lincoln, by
Miss Jane H. Abbott, Lincoln City
Library; What a Library Commission
Can Do, by Mr. Johnson of Brlgham,
Iowa State Library and Notes on Li
brary Progress in Nebraska for 1900 by
CHILD STUDY ASSOCIATION.
Mr. Hart, President of tho Child
Study Association, and Follow In Ed
ucation at tho University, calls atten
tion to the program of the Association
to bo given at the annual meeting
Doc. 26. Tho Introductory paper by
W. A. Clark, Ph.D. of Peru will pre
sont a practical educational view of
tho teacher's relation to the Study of
children. Tho main theme of tho
program, howevor, Is tho period of
adolesconso. It will bo treated from
dlfforent standpoints by persons thor
oughly qualified to speak with author
Uty on tneir special topics. Professor
Henry B. Ward will discuss the sub
ject from tho standpoint of biology;
Professor T. L. Bolton, from that of
pyschology; Dr. Inez Philbrlck from
that of health in connection with
school work; and Dr. StevonB and Pro
fessor Fordyco from that of moral
growth. No more important phases
of child study have ever boon present
ed in tho Association's programs.
Geo. iH. Tinker, C. E., '90, who
has boon with the B. & M. for some
time, is at present looking after a
division on the new Taluca-Cody (City
lino. His headquarters are at Hunt
ley, Montana. W. T. Denning, C. E.
01, is assistant 'engineer on tho Pyron,
fflrnnlr .illuldfnn inf lt')inSmimn 'lino '
Wvf .. v 'l.V 'MMUIW llUUf
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Where People Will Spend the Holi
daysHappenings of Past Week
Interesting Features of
Miss Robinson will sprfffh tho Holi
days In Clarksvlllpowa.
All out of town Delta Gammas will
spend the vacation at their homos.
Burton Cosgrovo, '99, will bo in tho
city to attend tho Harloy Gustin wed
aing. Mr. Mooro is at Fremont this weok
engaged in work connected with the
Y. M. C. A.
Miss Ada Abbott of Harvard will
spend tho Holidays with her sister
Miss Fern Abbott.
Miss Blanche Emmons will spend
Christmas with Miss Rosanna Bradt at
her homo In Beatrice.
Miss Anna Fosslor, '95, is hoad cat
aloguer In the University of California
at Berkley California.
E. D. Janes, Law, '99, is this year
taking his third year law work at the
Ann Arbor Law School.
J. H. Longfellow, law, '00, lias been
appointed private secretary to the Gov
ernor elect of Idaho.
Miss Mildred Parks v spend lier
Christmas -vacation at Ashland, visit
ing hor friend Miss Lizzie Bryan.
Professor Taylor will attend a meet
ing "of 'the Na'tlonal Economic As
sociation at Detroit during vacation.
The . W. C. A. are fitting up the
old Co op. room. It will bo ready
for uso after the holidays.
Miss Laura Houtz will attend the
first "At Homo" of hor cousin Mrs.
Welsh, nee Kolley, in Omaha Dec.
Actlvo work has begun on tho Jun
ior Annual and tho board Is ready to
receive suggestions from anyone inter
ested. Miss Ruth Marfarland is to be the
guest of tho Misses Ellon and Jane
Douglas of St. Joseph during the Holi
days. IWIss Blanche Edmlston leaves Jan.
15 for five months in California. On
hor way sho will visit Miss Nellie
R. M. Randolph, '95, will spend the
Christmas holidays in Lincoln. Flo
Is principal of tho high school at Pipe
Miss Ida Lewis, '99 who has beon
teaching in Alliance Is at homo for an
extended .vacation. The schools uro
closed there on account of small pox.
Next semestor, Dr. Loes will organ
ize a beginner's class in 'Greek. Ar
rangements have been made whereby
Btudents taking this work will receive
full college credit.
"Pat" Bishoff law, 98, and "Mike"
Sheldon, 00, visited the Sigma Chi
brothers at their chapter house Tues
day and Wednesday.
Professor Moore said whou asked If
there was any news In his department
"Wo aro getting ready for Christ
mas, isn't that good news?"
R. L. Waterman, '00, from Ann Ar
bdr tells of interest in debating work
at 'that -place, lie says 'that thoro wore
22b 'candidates 4n 'the iprollmlnarles
fhisj'eoTr . ,
Miss Zuolla Droslor, 'On, wao is
teaching at Imperial, will bo in Lin
coln during the Christmas vacation.
Frank HoUonbock.'OO law, camo
down to attend the Delta Tau Christ
mas party on Wednesday evening and
the Pershing hop Thursday evening. l
Ed. Pillsbury, '97, is assistant in an
atomy at the Ann Arhor Medical Col
lege. G. A. Snider and E. R. Vander
slico, '98, are attending this school,
both wore formorly students "hero.
The Y. M. C. A. roll Is "now some
what over 280. Tho number is increas
ing every day and it will tiot bo long
before Nebraska will have tho largest
Unlvorsity Y. M. C. A. in America.
At a meeting of the English Clnb
last Thursday night, Miss Myrtle
Wheeler, Sara Hayden, Miss Minnie
Mahy, Miss Edith Abbott and W. J.
Fairchild were elected to membership.
n. E. Benedict, '99, who has,heeh in
Missouri during the past tnonths with
tho "United States Forestry Depart
ment, returned to Lincoln Monday,
Den. 17. Ho will remain until the end
of the year.
Mr. Clark Streeter who was a stu
dent at tho University last year 1s
visiting at Alpha Thota'Chl House. He
is on his way to Old Mexico whore'he
is engaged as chemist in a sugar 1)601
The classes In the forge room have
beon making steel 'punches, chisels
and lathe tools for some .time.. .iNjax'ti
semester each man will use the 'tools
he makes this semester, In the course
filing and chipping.
Tho periodical list ofr tho Library
for 1901 has beon completed. Two
new magazines Tho American Kit
chen and The Boston Cooking School
have beon added for tho bonefit of
the Domestic Science Department.
Dr. Wharton talked to the young
women's Christian Association last
Wednesday afternoon on tho effects
upon tho spiritual life of studying on
Sunday. After the Christmas vaca
tion a Bories of talks on Prayor will
The Mechanical Engineering Depart
ment is making patterns for a 25 li. p.
Allen Porter Engine. It is the Inten
tion to cast from these next year 'and
finish up the engine for use In 'tho
department as soon after that as pos
sible Tho automatic curve tracing appar
atus on tho testing machine in 'the
Civil Engineering department 'has
caused a great deal of trouble lately.
Tho actual magnification oeB inot
agreo with that rated. Tho' clashes
In Mechanics of Materials are ongag
od in locating tho trouble.
Tho air brake apparatus presented
by tho Westinghouso Air Brake 'Co.,
will bo ready for uso tho first of next
Bomestor. The entire force of Instruc
tors in Mechanical Engineering will 'be
busy during the holidays sotting up
and testing tho various parts.
Sevoral hundred canna seedlings aro
being cultivated at tho greenhouses,
In addition to the bulbs which wore "re
moved from the bodB on tho campus
this fall and Baved for next year.
These plants will be used next Bum
mor in tho out doors decorations, 'and
will udd materially to tho Btock Ifor
some excellent varieties aro looked
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