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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 15, 1901)
'ThTro'is tid qSoBtion tint Glob Rook
Lfamp is the beat -anti cleanest coal for
f 5.75 a ton in the market. Gregory The
Coal Man at 1100 is aolo agent.
Sam GolBton, a former student,
passed through Lincoln on his way
home last week. Mr. Gelston was em
ployed by the. B. & M. R. at Billings,
Montana but for the past three months
has been seriously ill with typhoid
lever and has returned to rest for a
The Lincoln Academy has published
a pamphlet of testimonials from prom
inent educators in regard to the high
class of instruction offered at the in
stitution. Many well known educators
both of this state and others speak
highly of the work done in tho academy..
. The-Biblo 'classes of the V. V 0. A.
aro just completing tho book on mis
sion study. There will bo two classes
organized next semester which will
take up tho study of "Protestant Mis
sions of South America." Thero will
also bo anothor class started taking
up "Tho Evangelization of tho World."
Tho agricultural course at tho state
University of Nebraska is being known
and appreciated more and more over
tho state. This is indicated very
strongly by tho steady growth in tho
number taking work in it. Ono hun
dred have registered in tho winter
course in ngriculture. This makes a
total registration in the school of ag
riculture one hundred and twenty-nine.
Open drill of tho Pershing Rifles
next Thursday evening "frdm 8 to 9
o'clock. The first half of tho hour will
be devoted to ordinary drilling while
the last half will bo given over to the
individual competatlve drill. Any man
winning tho gold medal thrco times
successively during the year, retains
Professor Swezey, at the request of
& prominent official connected with the
Meteorological section of tho Depart
ment of Agriculture in "Washington,
has sent his scheme for the classifica
tion of meteorological libraries, to be
used in the working up of the forth
coming revision of tho Decimal Classification.
The following university people at
tended tho "Ornithological Union"
which metin Omaha last Saturday:
Professors Bruner, Barbour, Wolcott,
and 0. H. Jones, J. S. Hunter W. A.
Carrikcr, W. D. Pierce, Merritt Cary,
J. C. Crawford, Dean Pordyco and A.
B. Walker. Tho organization now
numbers ninety-fivo members. The
next meeting will probably bo held in
Lincoln in about a year.
Tho regents have appropriated "'5
for the purchase of junlorjannuals jr
tho distribution among tho high
schools of the state. Each accredited
high school will receive a copy. The
edition of tho annual this year will
probably exceed ono thousand copies.
The contract for printing it will be
let this week. Vldette-Roporter.
The musical program in chapel last
Friday was a zelophone solo by Max
Adamsky, accompanied on the piano by
Professor Kimball. Ho was heart
ily received and responded to an en
core. Professor Possler talked to the
students about tne art association's ex
hibit for a few minutes. He said ho
does not want tho money as bad as he
Avants the students to have the infor
mation on tho pictures.
Mr. Cornell the university photogra
pher has just received two fine new
panoramic cameras. With thiB device
one hundred and eighty degrees of a
circumferanco can bo taken on ono
film. Wo may now expect pictures of
the university campus showing all the
buildings. Such cuts will undoubtedly
bo UBcd in the new university folder.
The State Historical Society held
its annual meetings in tho chapel last
Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.
The old officers were reelected for tho
ensuing term. Professor Caldwell is
secretary and J. A. Barrett, librarian.
A resolution was passed in favor of
establishing a permanent home for the
society and a committee was appointed
to -urge the bulldlngof a sultab!o structure.
Tho art exhibition which is being
held In tho library is proving a great
Buccess, and much interest in being
shown both by tho people of Lincoln
and tho university students. Tho ex
hibition will continue until January
16. All expenses have been paid and
from now on tho money which Is re
ceived from admission will bo applied
to tho purchasing of pictures for tho
Tho Sombrero board which Is earn
estly at work upon their book has
promised that it will bo ready for dis
tribution on April 1. Tho delay in
getting to work has set the editors
back but nevertheless they hope to
bring tho work out on time. Letters
have already been sent to all tho or
ganizations of the university request
ing them to send In what matter they
wish published, at once.
Of late Miss Smith is attaining a
reputation for returning lost articles
to their owners,
Tho lascst article handed in at the
office was a pockotbook containing the
name of a well known young lady of
this city. When tho party camo In
answer to a card from tho registrar,
sho said that tho book was stolen from
her home some time ago. When taken,
It contained seventy cents and a key
which wero missing when recovered.
he University of Minnesota
College of Medicine
The thirteenth Annual Courso of Lectures will
cornmenco on tho 10th day of September, 1000,
and will continuo eight and ono-half months. Tho
courso is graded and covers a period of four years.
Medical Hall, tho Laboratory of Medical Scienco,
tho Laboratory of Medical Chemistry, and the
Laboratory of Anatomy aro situated upon the Cam
pus. Tho clinical opportunities afforded by tho
hospitals and dispensaries of Minneapolis and St.
Paul aro at tho command of tho College. For out
door clinical servico a now-, clinical building has
been built in a central location.
For information address,
DR. PARKS RITCHIE,
DEAN UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA,
Tho engineering Bocloty of tho Uni
versity of Nebraska held its second
regular meeting Wednesday evening,
3an. 9. E. E. Bradott discussed moth
ods of testing electrical machines as
employed by tho Wcstorn Electric Co.
of Chicago. C. M. Hummel talked on
"Irrigation Cabals near Valentino, No
braska," and Trod Dorman discussed
steam turbines. Aftor thiB program It
was decided to have tho society's pic
ture taken for tho junior annual.
At tho last meeting of tho Board of
Regents tho proposition mado some
tlmo ago by Chancellor Andrews rela
tlvo to providing for a special inciden
tal feo to bo charged all students was
considered and udoptcd. This plan
provides a somestor fee of ?3 for each
student, all money so derived to bo
turned Into tho cash fund for defray
ing the Incidental exppnses of tho In
stitution. Tho ftlan waB suggested to
tho Board of Regents several weoks
ago, but no action was taken at tho
The University School
ppostte tbe Campus
Students contemplating the study of Music,
and those who have friends desirous of in
formation concerning the advantages offered,
are cordially invited to visit the School and
and obtain an Illustrated Catalogue.
You can enter at any tfofrfc,
Tho entiro revenue of tho university
will be derived from tho various, en
dowment and trust funds and from a
special ono mill levy authorized by
tho last legislature Tho ono mill levy
will return $348,000 in two years and
tho trust funds $267,600, making a totul
of $615,500, none of which will como
from tho General fund. Tho regents
-will ask for authority to expend tho
ontlro amount, It being thoir Intention
to increase tho appropriations for sal
arlol and wages for current 'bxponsos
nnd for improvements.
Professor Robbins of tho law school
has a rather novel and effective way
of encouraging regular and punctual
attondanco in hlr. law classes. He
keopa a curoful record of these fwo
items and when a subject is finished
gives a preliminary examination and
examines the caso books. All students
whose grades aro 90 or above are then
excusod from final examination. By
this method 32 members of the Junior
class have escapod tho final examina
tion In contracts.
Tho program for tho meetings of the
stato societies to bo hold this "week
is as follows:
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock tho
board of ngrlculturo will moot In tho
auditorium. In tho evening at eight
o'clock, Chancellor Andrews and others
will nddross a union meeting In the
old chapel. The business meetings of
tho various societies -will bo hold
Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock.
In tho afternoon at 1:30 tho Stock
'Breeder's meeting -will convono in tho
chapol, and In tho ovonlug anothor
union meeting will bo hold in tho same
place. On Thursday at 9 a. m., 'anil
1:30 p. m., tho breedors -will meet again
in tho chupel.
Dr. Peters and Professor "Buruott'aro
on tho program for addresses a't the
Professors Potors, Burnett 'ami 'Bru
ner have return' 1 from a long trip
over tho state during which thoy mado'
a circuit of formers Institutes. They
wero unxious to make this long run
before tho cold weather sot In and
succeeded. A largo attendance -was re
ported at every mooting. Thoy vlsltod
Waunota, Palisado, Trenton, Bonkle
man, Hurrlson, Crawford, Hay Springs,
Rushvillo, Bllwood, Farnara, Ogallala,
Big Springs, Lodgopolo, Sidney, and
Kimball. Thoir trip Included a Ions
overland drlvo to mako connections.
Professor Bruper Bpoko on "Grasa
hopporB," glvhrgtho result of his 're
searches, and Professor Burnett talked
on agricultural topics. Dr. Pc'tera 'le'C'
tured concerning "Tho Dlseaseaof -Aril
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