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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1890)
Dr. Kingsley has secured for his department library a set
of Drown Klasscn und Orduuing dcr Shicrrcichs.
The gymnasium will be opened during the evening as
soon as prcperations for lighting it arc completed.
The many friends of the Misses Goodcll and Gund regret
to hear that they will not be in school this year.
A room in the basement of the main building is being
fitted up with appcratus for the study of psychology.
McFarland, Hicks, Thayer, Wing, and Wheeler arc still
indispcnsiblc to the 13. & M. survey in the Black Hills.
W. B. Graham is with the Carlton opera company.
Someone has remarked that John L. is also on the stage.
Misses Atwood and Brockmen, both formerly of '93, are
teaching school in adjoining districts near Nebraska City.
Wc regret to make note oi the tuicidal death of Mr Ervinc,
formerly of the class of '95, Monday evening Septembers.
Miss Abbic Beardsley, a former art student is now teach
ing drawing and painting, in the Weeping Water academy.
The IIksi'KKIAN association met September 23 and elected
F. A. Rockhold to take J. S. Pcery's place on the cditoral
Lust Friday night some thieves broke into Professor Ed
gren's cellar and helped themselves to the goods found
If the faculty have any regard for the health of the slu
dents, they should order John Green to turn on the steamt
especially in the chapel,
Omaha bows to Lincoln's greatness, and sends down her
sons and daughters for an education. Miss Getner and Mr.
Montmorency enter the sophomore class from the Omaha
On account of the large number of students in the elemen
tary mathematics and clementry chemistry, the exe
cutive committee has authorized the chancellor to employ
Among the new students are many base ball men. Under
the efficient management of II. A. Reese the Uni's are sure
to play ball this year. Hut brace up, Doane and Weslcjan,
wc cannot beat our record.
In the department of Biology and Agriculture, Dr. Kirg
sley has been fortunate in securing L. Frothingham, M. D
V. (Harvard) as an assistant. Mr. Frothingham will teach
physiology and bacteriology.
Some of the new co-eds arc receiving sealed bids for soc
iety, reserving the right to refuse any and all bids. Proba
bly this is more preferable to them than the slate, as it gives
them quite an opportunity of selection.
The officers of the class of '93 for the ensuing term arc:
president, W II. Sawyer; vice president, Miss Vesta Gay;
secretary, John L. Marshall Jr; treasurer, W. F. Wolfe; H. E.
Johnson; Sergeantat-arms, C. A. Slroman.
Not long since there was seen in the post office box, a let
ter directed to the president of the class of '94, from a cane
factory in Philadelphia. The freshman class arc making
great preparations and expect to have everything their own
Two new clocks have ocen received by the department
of Physics for use in the laboratories. They are tall of the
"grandfather" pattern. The pendulums beat seconds and
soundew will soon be attached so that the time may be mea
sured for experiments in any part of the room.
Orders for photographs on the best galleries in the city for
sale at a discount at The HesI'KKIAN office. Don't forget
us when in need of photos.
The Lincoln Business College furnishes superior facilities
to the students in book keeping, penmanship, short-hand,
type writing and telegraphy.
Attention is called to Herpolsheimcr & Co's ad. in this
issue. If you need anything in th:ir line you cannot do bet
ter than give them a call. Exposition building.
The following are the offiiccrs of the Freshman class: G.
I. Babcock, president; Geo. Hall, vice-president; Miss May
Treat, secretary; Miss Helen Bain, treasurer; Miss Mary Ed
wards, historian; Miss Hammond, custodian; Mr. Pancost,
sergeant at arms.
Professor Howard has had full charge of admission to the
colleges, while Professor Les has attended to all application
for admission to the Latin school. Formerly, all applications
had to be considered uy the ch: nccllor. '1 his arrangement
has lightened his work considerably.
The American Journal of Psychology makes favorable men
tion of the University of Nebraska as being one of the few insti
tution keeping pace with the advance in modern psychology.
In the psychological department, it ranks the University of
Nebraska with Columbia, Harvard, and Vale.
Six high schools of the state have recently asked to be en
rolled on the list of accredited schools to the University of
Nebraska. This fact shows the growing feeling throughout
the state of the desirability of a college education, and far
ther shows the growing tendency to consider the. University
of Nebraska the place to get it.
Among other things the department of psychology has
lately secured .1 new model of the brain, a tone instrument
for giving small differences in pitch, models of the eye and
car by. Azoux and a cluonoscope for measuring the time of
mental acts. This last instrument is very exact, measuring
the one thousandth part of a second.
Probably the 'irrepressible frat co ed will-soon have our
characters painted in frightful colors, drawn especially for
the benefit of the new co cds. It is real benevolent of her,
thus to take such a motherly interest in the uninitiated, con
fiding little coeds; and coming from such a reliable scourcc,
wc cannot attempt to refute her statements.
The executive committee is again agitating the question
of the new library building. It will be remembered that last
year the library was moved into what were then thought quite
edinmodious quarters; but already it has outgrown them, and
the agitation for a new building will not cease until ground is
broken for its construction. The new building will cost $100,
000 and will be modelled after the library building at the Uni
versity of Michigan, which is on the same plan as the British
Professor and Mrs. Howajd made a short trip to Minne
sota during the summer vacation. The professor visited the
various libraries of Minneapolis and St. Paul, and was well
pleased with the condition in which he found the library of
the state Historical Society situated at St. Paul. Next to the
Wisconsin University it comprises the best collection of works
on Western history, both local and general, there is to be
found anywhere in the west. The professor had the plea
sure of being shown through the Minnesota State University
by Professor McMillan, a former student and teacher of our
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