Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885, May 15, 1890, Page 7, Image 7

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'.). V. P. Stout is cUy engineer at Beatrice.
F. W. Collins vis in the city during the oratorical
'77 Jluc Allen V. Field was the witty toaslinnslcr at the
'89. V. N. Fletcher has the position of weighing mail
between Omaha and Sioux City.
'S7. Miss Stratum is pursuing general scientific woik at
her home in Ashland. Next year she will take post graduate
work under Piofessor Dcsscy.
'89. Mr. T. A. Williams, who is at present teaching
in South Bond, attended the contest and banquet May 2
and 3. I Ie has lately been appo'ntcd principal of the Ashland
high school.
89.- While returning from a wedding party at Cersco,
M. I. Bigclow met with an accident in which his right arm was
so severely injured that it was painful for him to attend to
his woik for several days.
'88, '84 J. A. Barrett, now teaching in the Lincoln high
school, and G. W. Botsford, professor of Greek in Kalamazoo,
Mich., will go to Germany this summer where they will lake
a two years' course of study.
'S9. Not long ago, the coal mine in Wyoming where
Frank Manlcy has been at work, took fire and about fifty
persons were killed. Fortunately for himself, Frank did not
happen to be at work on that day.
Miss Idncr Cornell is attending Vassar.
W. T. Drown, '91, was a visitor during contest week.'
G. B. Bcechcr, of Columbus visited his son last week.
Not long ago Miss Cyphers visited her university frien.ls.
Miss Mary Engelhard, formerly of'93, is a student at Ann
In speaking of his Crete girl, Rockhold denies she has
red hair. a
C. D. Wright, '92, who left school last term is in Washing
ton, D. C.
Charles Engelhard, at one time of the class of '91, is farm
ing in Butler county.
A few days ago, Miss Ida Smith, formerly of '91, was
seen in the university halls.
W. W. Robertson, editor of the Sidney Journal, was
about the university last week.
On account of sickness Paul Pizey was unable to meet his
classes for three days last week.
The Uni. boys have accepted the challangc of the Hastings
nine to play ball at encampment.
Bert Wheeler, '91, has been sick for the past two weeks,
but is now able to resume his studies.
Gibbon high school has sent for accredited entrance cer
tificates that will graduate there this year.
Miss Mary Holmes was in Lincoln during, the contest. She
will probably continue her studies at the university next year.
At the last faculty meeting the high schools of Hastings
and Ord were put on the major course for one year and Crete
for two years.
As soon as school is out Dr. Kingsley will'lcave" for Woods
Hall, Mass., where he will have uhaigeof a!laborhtory dur
ing the summer. 1 .
On account of sickness, Miss Stella Kirkcr has not attended
classes for two weeks. We are pleased to learn that 'she is
'regaining her health.
A Christain university girl says that if;tjie inside of Gil
lespie's head is as brilliant as the outside he must be an extra
ordinary smart fellow.
On account of trouble with his eyes, Jacks v has,bccn de
ls incd from his classes for nearly ,two weeks, but nmw he is
able to continue his studies.
Miss Efiic Sncll, formerly of '92, and an old Poladian,
was seen about the university during the contest. . She is
leaching school at Ashland.
Professor Edgrcn's French grammar is through the press
and will be distributed before the end of the month. . "Heath
& Co., lloston, arc the publishers.
The second edition of the sugar beet bulletin's published,
and a large number of copies have been distributed among
the farmers and other interested parties.
S. P. Harper, who in '80 left school in his senior year, at
tended chapel last week. He is practicing law in 'Kearney
with J. N. Drydcn, also a foimcr student. , ...
The trustees of the Missouri botanical gaeden have invited
Professor Bcsscy to attend the annuali banquet to bc..jjvcn
in St. Louis, May 26, in honor of Henry Shaw.. , ,
It is amusing to icad the letters sent by different' p'artics
for the sugar beet seed. One man after lid had asked for
seed, says, "Can you give me a peck of sweet potatoes?"1-
Mrs. Baker, sister of Lieutenant Webster," a former com
mandant of the university battalion, called oil' the librarian
list week. She was on her way from Pas'sadena, Gal., .o
New' York.
It was in junior themes: The professor growing jolly re
marked, "I have" a story to tell you." Thereupon one of the
girls replied, "Oh, never mind, I have heard it from one of
the other classes."
C. S. DufTey, who studied botany ' here last winter, has
been appointed to a position in the Mossouri botanical gar
dens. He obtained the position on the recommendation of
Professor Bessey.
A valuable fossil has recently been added to' the museum.
which was found near Hubble, Neb., by Professsor Hicks and
Dr. Kingsley. Mr. Russell also found Some interesting fossil
remains at Seneca, Neb.
Professors Nicholson and Lloyd of the experiment station,
arc receiving applications daily for sugar beet seed. They
have a large supply of seed on hand, and will answer demands
as long as the seed lasts.
Prof. Shimek recently found two rare plants not before
noted for the state, the nittlla opace and the geasler limbatus
or earth star. This makes five species oj earth star which
are known to exist in Nebraska.
A university tennis association has been organized with
the following officers: G. W. Gerwig, president; L. S. Storrs,
vice-president; Burt Bonnell, treasurer. The association has
a membership of more than thirty.
Dr. P. S. Henson will deliver the address before the grad
uating class. He is pastor of the First Baptist church in
Chicago, is a well-known public speaker, and has taken much
interest in educational matters.