The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899, April 10, 1901, Page 6, Image 6

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Dn Wentc, Dciitist.
Dr. Angle. Skin Diseases, 12)5 O.
Dr.,E. A. Carr, Surgeon, 111 So. 12,
J. Riser, dentist, S.'W. Cor. ID & 0.
Wcstcrficld's egg shampoo is nil right.
Senior Books on salo at tho Co-op.
Gco.'E; Cons'tancor, Barber, 1010 0
Tho Zoological Club Will meet on
Thursday evening. '
Mr. Greenwnld has been pledged to
the Sigma Alphs.
See the'noveliiea in neckwear at the
Ewlng Clothing Co.
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C5pies'of the senior class' book may
bo obtained at the Co-opt
Mr. Crabtrco Inspected the Aurora
High school last Monday
Many Inquiries are coming into the
recorder's " office for teachers.
'"The kappas will give a dancing
party at the Lincoln on Friday.
The senior class will give Its annual
prom, at the Auditorium on' May 3.
Have Weber Bros, 'fix your spring
clothes. N. Iv. corner 11th and O sts.
Professor Grummann has been called
to Indianapolis by the death of his
Miss Helen Lowerle entertained a
few of her .friends at her home Tues
day evening.
Rev. Asa Sleoth, of Plattsmouth, at
tended the Phi Gamma Delta banquet
Friday evening.
Corset bargains at The Evans-Malone
Co., 1230 O st. Summer net, 25c and
49c; batiBte, 49c.
See those Craveneit overcoats, for
rain or dress coat; never wet" through.
Ewlng Clothing Co.
Jack Best Is able to resume his work
In tho armory after an absence of three
weeks on account of sickness.
Miss HartBough, of MInden, a mem
ber of the sophomore class, is ill at her
home with an attack of smallpox.
The Junior Annual board announces
that Tho Sombrero will make Its ap
pearance on April 30th; at 10 o'clock.
It has been found Impossible to ar
range for a game between Pennsyl
vania and Iowa. No Buttablo dato could
lie found.
Professor Hodgeman haB so far re
covered from an attack of rheuma
tism .as to be able to meet his classes
this week.
The engineers nro contemplating
having uniforms, next year, consisting
of Stdt'son hats,' blue flannel shirtsand.
corduroy .pants. This is tho custom of
the Colorado school of mines and many
other, institutions of tho sort. -
1$. A. Kemmlsh has been obliged to
leave srthool owing to tho illness of his
father. He will not re3umc his studies
until next fall.
Let us show you our oxcluslvo line
of negligee shires and all, tho novelties
in the tio line. The Evails-Mulono Co.,
1230 6 street.
The best place In the olty for satis
factory barber work Is Westerflold's.
117 N. 13th St. Give him a trial and
you will bo a regular customer.
Will L. Unzike'r, of Omaha, came
down Friday to attend the Phi Gam
ma Delta banqdot. Ho Is being enter
tained at tho fraternity house.
Prof. A. Ross Hill visited Professor
Patrick at tho University of Iowa last
week. A dinner was given In his honor
by President and Mrs. MacLean.
Ewlng Clothing Co. .are tho solo
agents for Stein-Bock Co. clothing, the
best made; suits from $15.00 to $25.00
better than can be purchased for twice
that money elsowhere.
Tho April Kioto will be out Thurs
day. Tho cover design Is by Edgar
Sliaw. Among other tilings tho issue
will contain a poem by Elsie Blandln,
and a story by Isabel Hamilton.
The, -arrangements for the senior
promenado are progressing in a most
satisfactory manner. H. A. Tukey is
chairman of tho committee. Many
alumni from out of town are expected
to attend.
Rev. Thomas Morey Hodgeman,
father of Professor Hodgeman, died at
his home In Rochester. N. Y., April 1.
He was a prominent minister of the
Presbyterian faith and held the pastor
ate of one of the leading "churches of
Rochester at the time of his death.
Students intending to study den
tistry will find the Lincoln Den:al Col
lego thoroughly up to date, and owned
by Lincoln dentists who are sparing
no energy or expense to make It an In
stitution of merit. For further infor
mation address Lincoln Denial Col
lege, 206, Richards block.
A meeting of the board of officers of
tho Historical Society will bo held the
latter part of this week, for the pur
pose of transacting important business
connected with the appropriation re
ceived from the legislature. The ap
propriation of $10,000 is very satisfac
tory, as It approaches the society's es
timate of $13000.
The Tennis Association met Wed
nesday afternoon, April 3, and elected
the following officers: President, Will
Holt; vice president, R. T. Hill; secre
tary, Walter Hlltner; manager and
treasurer, Earl Farnsworth. The asso
ciation will hold a series of matches
the latter part of April to decide who
shall play -in the singles and doubles
in the return game with Kansas.
Games will he played with the Y. M.
C. A. and other local teams. There is
a possibility of games with Wisconsin
and Minnesota.
Tho announcement has been made
by Chancellor Andrews that" Brooks
Adams will deliver tho commencement
oration before the graduating class
Juno 13th. Mr. Adams Is a. lawyer,
traveler and lecturer of considerable
note. Hi's subject will be "Tho Rela
tion; of a Written Constitution to an
Expanding Empire and tho Position
which the Next Generation Will Hold
to Nineteenth Century Ideas."
All studonts who wish to havo their
work adjus od to tho Collogo of Liter
ature, Science and tho Arts (elective
courso) should attend to tho matter
at once. Nothing will bo gained by
waiting until next fall.
After this yeur'no advance credits
from high schools will bo given wan
out oxamluntlon. S.Mini, Itcuislrar,
A vnluablo .donation has been re
colvod by tho librarian, consisting of
ihe private library or Simon Kerl of
Oakland, Neb., .lumbering abput 2,000
volumes. Tho collection contains a
number of valuable works on history,
lltcraturo and education. Mr. Kerl was
a scholar ot some jioto thirty or forty
years ago, and is the 'author of a mini
bor of works. Tho library Is now being
catalogued and will bo do3lgna ed by a
specially designed plate bearing tho inscription,-
"The Simon Kerl Library."
Commandant Brown returned from
Fremont 31ondaj, whero he had been,
to make arrangement for tho cadet
camp. .The business men of Fremont,
under the leadership of the Knights of
St. Eob Rugus, havo shown a great In
terest In the encampment and It prom
ises to be one ot the mos. successful
over held. A grand ball will probably
be given home time during tho week.
Camp will begin May 29 and will last
five days.- The proposition was brought
before each company to buy campaign
hats, leggings and blue flannel shirts
instead of duck trousers, and seemed
to meet wi.h general approval.
The Junior Annual, The Sombrero,
is now in the hands of the printer.
The proof sheets give an Idea of the
excellence of work to be expected. The
typo faces are all of the latest designs,
which enhances the effect of tho com
bination of fine halt-tone engravings
and zinc plate etchings printed on the
bes: of enamel book paper. The press
work will bo of the usual high grade
of that well known Arm of Jacob North
& Co., and the fact of its being In their
hands guarantees perfection in Its
typographical construction. Tho cover
has a unique and original design
stamped on its front surface, and It Is
needless to say that the binding will
bo such as Is to be expected of high
class journeymen of that craft.
Captain Daly of the Harvard foot
ball team had recently received an ap
pointment to West Point.
At tho tenior class meeting held last
Thursday the Invitation to attend the
reception by th6 juniors was accepted.
The recoptlon will take place On April
2Cth. Preparations for the Ivy day
program were made.. A large number
of girls attended tho meeting and car
ried a motion requiring the boys to
wear caps and gowns on commence
ment day. Tho boys say that the mo
tion is In vain.
(By tho Department of Agriculture.)
Washington, D. C, April 6, 1901.
The Division of Forestry of tho U. S.
Department oi Agriculture has decided
to mako a thorough examination, dur
ing the coming summer, of tree growth
In the State of Nebraska. Tho object
of this examination Is to determine If
forest production on a large scale Is
possible In this region. Throughout
the greater part of Nebraska there is
but a sparse timber growth, while por
tions of tho Stato are practically tree
less. Fromthe results of tho proposed
investigations tho Division of Forestry
hopes to devlso means for improving
and extending tho present forest
growth, jxml, in tho case of tho treo
less regions, to formulato a plan of
tree planting wheroby tho waste lands
may be reclaimed. Tho bo3t methods
of culture will bo considered and
a careful study will bo mado of cli
mate, soil, and the natural enemies
of trees in this roglon.
For several yeai'3 past the Division
of Forestry, through l:s Soctlon of
Treo Planting, Iui3 been Investigating
the forest growth In sovoral of tho Mid
dle Wc3torn States. Tho agento se
lected for tho work to be done In Ne
braska v,hl3 summer are men who havo
a practical knowledge of the existing
conditions, and aro well lit tod for tho
task of making an exhaustive study
of tho region. 1 ho results obtained
from this tour of Investigation will
bo of value to several of the neighbor
ing States, for in Kansas, South Da
kota, and portions of Eastern Colorado,
nnd Wyoming much the same condi
tions exist.
Tho valley of tho Plat e River, from
Plattsmouth to Kearney, and tho en
tlio western hah' of tho State, will
constitute tho field of inves:lgatlon.
About May t. two representatives of
the Division will begin work at Platts
mouth and go up the river examining
and classifying tho growth of rees.
Especial attention will bo paid to the
distribution Of specie3, and to all ef
forts to cultlvato considerable bodies
of timber. In tho inves.lgation of
tree-planting experiments the failures
as well as ths successes will be noted,
for it Is desirable to obtain all possl
blo information on tho subject.
It Is expected that Kearney will bo
reached before July 1. At this point
the party will be increased to six mem-
bors and will bo equipped with a com-
pleto camp outfit and saddle horses.
Tho following four months will bo
spent in work that will practically
cover the western half of the State..
The line of travel will be from Kear
ney to tho western boundary of the
Stato, along tho Platte, thenco north
east to Crawford, and then In a gen
eral southeasterly direction through
the sand hills, and down the Middle
Loup River to Loup City.
A wide strip of territory can bo
studied on each side of the route, as
tho party will be mounted, and partic
ular attention is to bo given to tho
distribution and reproduction of the
Yellow Pine. Nebraska is tho meeting
ground of the plains and mountain
floras, and for this reason much val-
uablo and Interesting information is
likely to bo obtained. Cooperation by
tho people along tho route to be taken
by tho government party will greatly
facilitate tho work.
Tho Division of Forestry has receiv
ed sufficient encouragement from work
already done In Nebraska to warrant
tho thorough examination that is to
bo made this summer. Tho fact that
many treo growers In tho Stato arc
already realizing substantial profits
from planted timber is noteworthy. A
number of men who have had wide
experience in dealing with tho prob
lem of forestry In Nebraska havo writ
ten to the Division of Forestry stating
that there Is no doubt in their minds
of the possibility of Increasing tho
present scant growth of trees, and
agreeing that oven tho sand hills can
be forested. Among those who havo-
expressed such an opinion are Ex-Soc-fetary
of Agriculture, J. Sterling Mor
ton; Prof. Charles E. Bessoy, of tho
University of Nebraska; C. S. Harri
son, President of the Nebraska Parle
and Forest Association; and E. ' F..
The rapid spread of interest in for
estry wjll soon bring landowners to
realize that timber may bo considered '