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TTTE BEE: OMAHA. THURSDAY, SE ITEM RE R 3. 1914
Home of Four Great Universities and Many Colleges and Schools
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Proscott Music Company
5 of Lincoln Quits Business
Whole stock of Pianos (including 3 Grands), Player Pianos, Phonographs, Sheet
Music and all String1 Instruments and small goods to be closed out at wholesale prices,
and much of it at cost and less than cost.
Think of it! Many Pianos at Cost and Less!
SECOND-HAND PIANOS Many Pianos with oases slightly marred or checked go
at cost and less. Other second-hand pianos at $20, $40, $95, $125. Good second
hand Organs for $10 to $20.
U. S. PHONOGRAPHS 60 per cent discount. r-
Records 2-minute 10c, 4-minute 15c. ALL SMALL
GOODS at cost and less.
REASONABLE TERMS will be given to Reliable Par
ties. Come at once while the selection is good.
1210 O Street. Lincoln.
The University of Nebraska includes
the f ollowing colleges and schools:
THE GRADUATE COLLEGE. A four-year course leading to Master of Arts and
. Doctor of Philosophy. Work may be pursued without reference to a degree.
THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES. A. four.year course leading to the
degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.
THE TEACHERS COLLEGE. A two-year course leading to the University
Teachers' Diploma. Students register in this college in the Junior year, at the
same time retaining' identity in another college of the University which grants
the degree of Bachelor of Arts or of Science simultaneous with the granting of
the University Teachers' Certificate by the Teachers College. Thus, throughout
his Junior and Senior years the student is registered in two colleges.
THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE includes general agricultural, forestry,
and general home economics groups. A four-year course leading to the degree
of Bachelor of Science.
THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING. A four-year course leading to the degree
of Bachelor of Science, in Engineering Agricultural, Architectural, Civil, Elec
trical, Mechanical. Also a six-year Academic-Engineering course.
THE COLLEGE OF LAW. A three-year course leading to the degree of Bache
lor of Laws. One year of academic work in addition to full entrance is required
for admission to this college. Also a combined Academic-Law Course leading
to the degree of Bachelor of Arts in four years, and to the degree of Bachelor
of Laws in six years.
THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE. A four -year course in Omaha leading to the de
, gree of Doctor of Medicine. A six-year course leading to the Bachelor's degree
P and the degree of Doctor of Medicine, th e first two years bei jig offered in Lincoln.
THE SCHOOL OF COMMERCE. A four.year course leading to the degree of Bach
elor of Arts, designed to provide vocational training for students preparing for
business or .allied lines of work.
THE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS. A four -year cultural course including the Fine
Arts leading to the Bachelor's Degree.
THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY. Two-year and three-year courses. Also a four
year course leading to the degree of B achelor of Science in Pharmacy.
THE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE. A secondary school preparing for practical .
THE TEACHERS COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL. A school of secondary rank, offer
ing splendid opportunities to a LIMITED number of the most desirable students.
Being the training school of the Teachers College, admission can be had only on
THE SUMMER SESSION. An eight-weeks' course primarily for teachers.
UNIVERSITY EXTENSION. Courses offered in many departments for which
college credit is granted. Work in this department may be taken to meet pre
The Nebraska Experiment Station, the Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis,
and the Experimental Sub-Stations at North Platte, Valentine, Culbertson and
Scottsbluff are also in charge of the Board of Regents.
THE UNIVERSITY OPENS for first semester on Wednesday, September 16th.
One may enter also at the beginning of the second semester (s.bout February 1)
or the summer session (usually the first full week in June).
On any point of information, address
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VNION COLLKOE AT COLLEGE VIEW.
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olude the Hummer achool Attendance. eM
were In the colters ot llbernl arts, ITS In
the tenrhere' college and 196 In the con
ervatory of mimla. The mmmtr enhool
thld year hn an attendance of 3no atu
denta. Weiloyan unlvernlty hail the honor thla
year of fumlahlnit a etudent for the
Rhodes acholarnhlp. AVelrton Frank Croee
land of Wayne, a member of the clniw
Mflklna f.rrt I'roirrn.
v ealeyan unlverlty has made great
rrogreea under the able leadership of
Chancellor Clark A. Kulmer. the prexent
neaa or the institution. Btlll a young
man, full of energy and a Jove for the
church and denomination to which he
belonga, filled with an ambition and a
desire to put the Institution to the top
among the collegia of the west he haa
worked hard and beglna already to ae
tbe ronsumatlon of hla one great ambition
to place the university upon a sound
footing and make It the best In the coun
try. Believing his dirty waa to the Institution
over which he haa presided for the laat
four years, Chancllor Fulmer recently re
fused a unanimous call from the State
Normal board to take the presidency of
ne of the leading normals of the atate
at a very subatantlai increase In salary,
but hla love for his work and ambition to
see Wesleyan on a solid foundation
prompted Mm to turn down the offer and
bla action brought joy to every Methodist
heart in the state.
Home of the f'otner University.
Bethany Is the seat of Cotner univer
sity, and is one of the, moat beautiful of
Lincoln's suburban children. Situated
about five miles northeast of the city
on a very sightly location on the line ot
Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice Intorurbin
railroad. It Is easily reached from the
city and Is the home of many of 'he
business people of LJnroln.
The Cotner university as It Is poptilarlly
known Is legally called the Nebraska
Christian University. The main building
la situated on a high plat of ground In
the center of the little ;lty which has
about 1.200 population. It derlvea Its
name of Cotner from Samuel V. Cotner,
who made Heslble its existence by the
presentation of a tract of land Joining
the university on the south, worth In
the neighborhood of .0u0. TIiIh iract
haa been cut up Into town lots whllo a
largn grove which forma a part of It Is
used for camp meeting purposes.
The university was founded In May, Inks
and W. P. Aylsworth waa made its act.
Ing chancellor, serving In thak capacity
during the winter of 1&9--90. D. It
Dungan of Drake university, I Ma Moines,
Iowa, was elected chancellor in 1SX an)
served until IS, when Prof. Aylsworth
was again placed at the head of the
Institution, serving until 1900, when on
account of falling health he waa com
pelled to resign, and the present chancel
lor, William Oeavhger waa elected to fill
the place. Two of the active officials,
Chancellor Oeaohger and the Heoretary,
J. II. Illcknell, were both charter mem-br-ra
of the first class when the school
waa started, which numbered about forty
(am pus and Kqalpmeat.
The campus of the university Is com
posed of forty acres, worth about 38,nuo.
Two lota on which Is built the ladles'
dormotory are worth about IU0. The
main college building waa erected at a
coat of tW.noo, and additions to the uni
versity with equipment runs the value of
the university property up to about I'W,-
The college has an endowment of some
thing over 131,000, and an effort is being
made to raise a fund for the Institution
amounting to 16,600.000. R. A. Long, of
Kansas City, has subscribed tt.oon.ono of
this amount on condition that the bal
ance Is raised. Friends of the univer
sity In Texss alone have subscribed over
Attendance at the university laat year
was about very nearly evenly divided
between males and females, and pros
pects for ths coming year are that the
record In attendance will be broken.
Besides being connected with Lincoln
by the Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice in
terurban road, a line of the Lincoln Trac
tion company enters the city on the south.
making connection with the capital city
possible at almost any hour of the day.
limine of l alon College.
Situated on a high hill about four miles
southeast of Uncoln Is the beautiful su
burban village of College View, with a
population of about l.00. The town Is
reached by twi lines of the IJnooln Trac
tion company street railway, the "High
Line," as It Is called, pasalng through
some of the prettiest part of Lincoln's
beautiful residence section, while the
other lino takes In the town of Normal,
the home of William Jennings Bryan, and
passing near the well known sanitarium
of Oreen Uahlcs.
College View is the seat of Union col
lege, the Adventlat university. The first
atepa taken in the building of a univer
sity was in May, 1889, when, at Owatonna,
Minn., at a conference of tha elders and
prominent members of the Fevanth Day
Adventlat church It was recommended
that the several conferences of thJ north
west unite In establishing and maintain
ing a well equipped and centrally located
school and that a committee be appointed
to act In the matter pf building an4
equipping such school. A meeting wag
calle.l to hear the report of the commit
tee. hut never met. Before the time Sr
rived the Idea had gained euch strength
amotig tho membership of tha church
that a meeting waa called at Lincoln and
a larger council appointed which recent
mended a college large enough to serve)
all the conferencea of the Mississippi val
ley, to be located at svms point between
the Mlssleelppi river and the Bockr moune
tains. The committee received numerous)
offers, accompanied In nearly every case)
with the offer of a substantial bonus for
the location of the college, from towns la
Nehraaka, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas,
What Determined the Chelee. """ ;
The general atmosphere about Lincoln,
and Its attitude toward education were,
strong factors In deciding the committee
that some point near the city should be
the place for tho university. The clt liens
of the city donated 300 acres of land, and
In return the general conference of th
church gave a bond for tl 00,000 g-uaraa-.
teeing t erect buildings on tha land cost
ing not less than $70,010.
On April 10, 11. the first g-round was)
broken for the main building and oa th
third Hay of the following month thai
flrat atone was laid. The building - waa
dedicated Peptmber 11 191, and Prof.
W. WY Preaoott. the first president of tasj
college, delivered tbe main ad dree.
From the time to the present tha eol4
lege has grown until It now haa hundreds
cf students, coming from twenty-si
atatrs of the union, also from Jamaica.
Korea. Norway, Ontario and Turkey, Inj
the enrollment of the laat year 14 atu
dents were residents of Nebraska, twenty
eight from Kansas, twelve from Missouri
and eleven from Fouth Pakota, the bal
ance being scattered from many distant,
states as well as from the old world.
Faculty and Property.
Union college has had nine preelderrtsl
since Its dedication, the present being DV
Harvey A. Morrison. The campus ootm
slsts of twVnty-two acres commanding)
an extensive view of the surrounding)
country and attuated in the center of tho
town of College View, which has sprung)
up since ths main building waa dedicated.
The charter of the town provides that no)
saloon ran be established nor Intoxicating)
drinks Bold within the town limits.
The main college building la 10x10 feet
end four stories in height and is veneered
with pressed brick and with stone base,
ments and trimmings. South hall as well
as Fast hall are substantial building
situated a short distance from the main
building, all under one heating plant and
with a complete electric light and Bar
feet sewerage system. The college prop
eryt Is valued at about tTOO.OOO.
Just north of tha main building Is situ
ated the Nebraska 8e.nl tortum, owned
by the association of that name, but si
part of the church organisation.
The students for tha most part find
home-like surroundings In tho dormitories
which are part of the college property.
A fine dining room with a capacity o
seating at one time 2V) acoomodatea th
studenta whtle tho rooms In the dormU
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