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OMAHA, MOKDAY. JUNE
14, 1900. o
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SEASON OF COMMENCEMENTS
Hotable Exercise Mtrk Close of the
School Year.
PROGRAMS OF VARIOUS SCHOOLS
lKMraaee of ConmMOnfiiti aad
tkc Vaat Interest Cmlirtrrd
Local a ad Oeaeral
tlnnal Ktwi,
.) un Ik distinguished in the calendar of
education at the month of commencement!
and the end of the echool year. Through
out the land, In every Institution, from the
iiHt-itraduate university down through the
v.i.lous Intermediate colleges, high achoola
t ml common achoola, commencement exer
i;.!e mark the dor of work In each par
1 titular echool for the senior clas and the
illslrlhutlon of the prized "sheepskin" or
certificate.
It I estimated that at least 1,000,000 stu
dent! close their terma of aohool life this
month and begin their apprenticeship' In
the practical workshop of the world. Ne
braska's quota of this million Is larger
than in any previous year, for the simple
l-tanon that the number of pupils In the
school haa been greater. Oraduates of
the several schools of the state university
numbered 306. ' the largest In Its history,
l'lie Peru Normal and Hellevue college
tui.ied a similar record, while the acad
emics and high schools throughout the
M.m In most Instances surpassed the
iit'Oi'ds of former years. The principal
local commt-ticemeuu yet to come are the
Umaha High school, which graduates a
class of 2b on next Friday evening, and
Crelghton unlvrliy on Thursday evening.
Commencements hate a deeper signifi
cance than a busy, hustling world takes the
lime to measure. Tney are the exhibits
of the finished product of the greatest
of American Industrie. The business can
not he measured by ordinary commercial
htandards. It rises above and beyond gain-
tui pursuits, and replenishes and refines
the currents of national lite, gives fresh
blood and vigor to Intelligent activities and
l.ulHare with aspiration of a higher clti
lenshlp. The conduct of this business costs
us much as H:!,OUO,000 a year. It takes
(-Ki,u.0,iiX a yeai to pay the teaohera and
;i...tfX,wiu to provide buildings each year.
To these vast sums should be added the
bust -of swpplifea fur 19,000.000 school Chil
dren. Economically and commercially the
magnitude of .the American school system
I., imposing as Its product Is Impres
.ve unu heartening.
Commencement Is too commonly thought
ui, not In Its literal meaning of the be
binniiifc of- a life of practical usefulness,
in ulihii the knowledge gained In school
I., applied to. worldly affairs, but as the
eim ut the "drudgery" of school work.
l.i aui.attd ho minded are booked for a
ail. i he world will show them thut edu
cation continues througn life, and the grad
u.u tho will not lourn as he moves alon.'
. iii be submerged by the crow d at tiu
loot of the ladder. "1 have by A. B ," said
juii.ii i,cii querlloneJ as to his eduua-
tio.i by a prospective employer.
l'. piitu ti.t. captain of industry, "we
in i.o.. prociiu to tcacii you tut rest of
jvu. u.j.iibrl.'
division In order to accommodate the
various ones. Nearly all of them are run
ning In from four to six divisions.
There Is a strong demand among the at
tendance for higher subjects: Latin, Ger
man, trigonometry, college aytebra, ad
vanced classes In history, literature, psy
chology, etc. Classes are organised for
fourth and fifth year German; also In
Virgil, Horace and Uvy. Several students
are working for higher degreea.
More than 200 students are taking their
meals at the normal dormitory. This taxes
the boarding capacity to Its utmost.
The student at the State Normal school
will have an opportunity during the pres
ent summer term to hear some of the
leading talent of the country. Such speak
ers as O. A. Gearhart, Gabriel MoGuire,
Colonel George W. Bain. Robert Parker
MJles, Father 'McCorry, Charles B. Lan
dTs, Frank Dixon. John B. Ratto, Phl
delah Rice and Billy Sunday will be at
the Kearney Chautauqua, and all stu
dent will find time to attend.
The normal students will hae a fine
tennis court this year. It will be located
Just west of the heating plant and from
the amount of paraphernalia the students
are bringing It will be used often
SIMMER SCHOOL AT LINCOLN
Vnlverr.Hr of Nebraska Will Benin
Its Vacation Work Today
The university summer school will begin
active work Monday morning. Registra
tion began last Friday and on Saturday,
while the names had not been counted, the
Indications were the attendance would be
larger than usual and up to the expecta
tion nf the directors of the school. More
students are expected to register Monday
The board Is composed of five ministers
and sixteen laymen. Not all questions
were settled, some were deferred for fu
ture consideration. The faculty was
strengthened by the election of several
new professors. Those who will hereafter
be members of the body of Instructors are:
Edwin H. Sutherland, professor of psy
chology; George L. Stevens, A. M., pro
fessor of German and French; J. B.
Hhouse. A. M., professor of pedagogy and
higher mathematics; F. J. Howe, prin
cipal of the school of commerce; Harriet
F. Holmes. A. M . dean of women and In
structor of academic English; Ellia O.
Wllklns. A. M., professor of Greek.
At the meeting of the Alumni associa
tion prises were offered with a view to
stimulating additional Interest in oratory
and athletic.
Y. M. C. A. I.M9TITITE.
Past Work and Hammer Plana of the
Kdacatlonal Branch.
The regular evening work of the Omaha
Young Men's Christian association insti
tute closed June 4. The class In vocal mu
sic will continue through this month. A
special class In penmanship will be con
ducted during June and July.
The Young Men' Christian association.
In Its educational department, tries to or
ganise and conduct such classes as are
needed by men and boys who wish to be in
line for promotion or broaden their educa
tion. During tbe last year twenty-two tuch
classes were conducted, requiring fourteen
Instructors. Two hundred and nlnety-slx
different men and boys attended tl.sm, a
gain of 58 per cent over the attendance of
last year. Besides the regular classwork
The summer school will continue for six' number of clubs, having a definite aim
weeks. It will be under the management
of Director Grummann, w ho will be assisted
by Prof. A. A. Reed b'1d Prof. A. E. David
son. Since last year a rural division ha
been established and this will be under the
charge of Dr. Davidson, the principal of
the university farm school.
Probably no address delivered to a grad
uating clans of the state university In re
cent years has been more dlscustied In Lin
coln thtn the address of Senator-elect John
Sharp Williams of Mississippi. Mr. Wil
liams devoted most of his time to a dis
cussion of the race problems of the south, '
though he took occasion to say that the
democracy of the south believed In the
representative form of government as op
posed to legislation or government by direct
vote of the people. This portion of the
speech has been pretty thoroughly dis
cussed, In view of the attitude of the demo
cratic candidate for president, who last
winter Insisted on a democratic legislature
enacting a law providing for the Initiative
and referendum, without submitting the
same to a vote of the people for adoption.
Mr. Williams' solution of the problem
which confronts the south was the Immi
gration of the colored man to the less con
gested regions of the north. Some of his
hearers Insisted that the address was In
poor taste, while others were Just as In
sistent that It gave the graduates some
thing to think about and that he handled
lie .ace question with less prejudice tbau
lad been expected.
.NO IDs FHO.U KEA.lt EV NORMAL
t bapel Proves ' Inadequate at First
Assembly of New Term.
1'iof. A. J. Stryker will attend com
lutii thu.nl at Krankllii academy the first
of next weak..
Twtlve of the North Platte teachers are
taking work durlna the present term.
There are also a large number from Grand
Inland, five from Columbus, several from
lad Cloud and other leading school of
the slate.
Dr. Clark has In his school administra
tion class a large number of strong prin
cipals and superintendent who are mak
ing a complete fludy of administration
and management.
Miss Cora U'Connell, formerly principal
of Ashland school, has taken up her work
In the normal as the gnammar school
critic.
Prof. Ed M. Hussong of the Franklin
schools Is In charge of the class of agri
culture. The chapel Is found to be entirely Inade
quate when It com to holding the large
attendance. At the first assembly on
Tuesday morning the- room was filled.
Wednesday morning it was crowded and
Thursday morning It was overflowing so
that It Is now- impossible for all the pupils
to get Ipto the room. It Is found neces
sary (o divide classes Into a number of
1THB.WOLCOTT WCHOOL
J ronitecath Avns and Marlon at,
. Denver,) Colorado. Not a low priced
f tcjiuol .- iicst (quipped private school
e In this u.vk Highest standard of
scholuialilp. Diploma admits to Wei.
Ji'in-y, Vssosr. Binlili. in sil.tltton to
r ai iteia- universities Introductory
f r iiH-i: required.
GHAMMSLAM) COLLEGE.
V ery rcommencement Week Made Memor
able by Its Exercises.
Enthusiasm prevailed among the friends
of the Institution during the closing days
of the school year. The attendance dur
ing the year was the largest In the history
of the Institution. The triumphs of the
college during the last semester were un
precedented. Grand Island took first place
In the state oratorical contest, first place
in the state prohibition contest, was vic
torious in every track contest In which it
entered with individual colleges and broke
even with the Nebraska Wesleyan In a
double debate.
The "senior college class presented a play
and the senior acadernlc class presented
a German drama. The annual declamation
contest, participated in by nine member I
of the graduating class of the academy
In competition for the prizes offered by
Principal K. H. Patterson of Omaha, took
place Monday evening, June 7. (The prise
for oratorical declamation was awarded to
Fred Sutherland, for dramatic declamation
to Olive Barber. The oratorical contest on
Tuesday evening was participated In by
nine tuembjer of the sophomore class. This
contest was in competition for prises of
fered by Dr. E. Arthur Carr of Lincoln.
The first prise was awarded to Ralph
Woodruff, the second to Mis Rhea Wood
ruff. There were twelve members of the' class
of 1909 who received bachelor's degree.
Nine of them gave orations. The names
of the graduates are as follows: Rollln
Arklllk Alcott, Mary Camllle Harrison,
Mamie Hogue, Garland Edison Lewis, De
ls rid Judson Lewi, Walter Lyndon Pope,
Alfred Carl Pueschel. Martha Emma Suth
erland, Mary Elele Sutherland. Laura
Paulina Sutherland, Amanda Olive Wey
mouth, Rolland Woodruff. In conferring
the degrees President Sutherland addressed
the class briefly on the aim of culture.
The board meeting was an Important one
Mr. I. W. Carpenter of Omaha presided.
have been organised and conducted
The Debating club held two Joint de
bates, one with Council Bluffs and one with
ulii umaha.
A number of life work talks, entertain
ments and lectures of a high educational
value have been given. Practical talks, to
a small group of men, by men who have
made a success In the line on which they
talk, are frequently given.
An entirely new feature In the line of ed
ucation was the conducting of a Boy' Na
ture Study club last summer. Thl club
was In charge of Prof. F. t. Barker, a
specialist from the I'nlverslty of Nebraska.
Fifteen boys Joined the club and all were
present every day. They spent most of
the time In the woods studying nature.
While this club Is an Innovation, It has.
proven Its use and practicability by Its ef
fect upon the members. This club will D
continued this summer under the same
leadership.
The work of the year, as a whole, has
been very gratifying.
KEARNEY MILITARY ACADEMY.
Exercises Witnessed by Students, ttel
atlvea and Friends.
The closing exercises at the- Kearney Mili
tary academy on June 9 were witnessed
by a large number of friend of the school.
The day started with the regular chapel
service at 10 In the morning, followed by
the drills. The rain made It both unpleas
ant for the spectator and those drilling,
as It made the ground very slippery, which
made execution of commands difficult.
The first drill was by companies for the
flag. They drilled In order, A. B and C,
and It was very difficult for the Judges to
deefde which was the winning company,
but it was finally given to Company A by
the narrow margin of half a point. The
mefal for the Individual drill wa awarded
to Corporal Flaven.
Company drill was followed by dress
parade, which was very well executed.
The regular commencement exercises were
held in the main study hall at 2:90 In the
afternoon. Rev. S. iMill Hayes of Holy
Trinity church. Lincoln, delivered the com
mencement address.
Diplomas were presented to the following
M-adiates: Captain Christmas, Captain
stewart. Captain Long. Captain Adjutant
itoReis. Lieutenant Krelberg, Lieutenant
Wilson, Sergeant Smith, Corporal Flaven,
.Sergeant Austin, Cadet Peck. Cadet Clear-
man, Cadet Vatighan.
The medal for scholarship was given to
Corporal Flaven. the one for deportment
to Sergeant Major Orlswold, the one ror
athletic to Sergeant D. Graves. The Coch
ran scholarship for Bible study to Sergeant
p. Grave, the Brunot cholarshlp for Eng
lish essay to Sergeant Grlswold.
Prises were presented to those cadet
who had won place In the Junior field
meet which wa held on the academy
grounds the preceding Friday afternoon.
Frank D. Moses of Clay Center, Kan., and
Second Lieutenant Lane B. Murlln of Kan
sas City, Mo.
An enthusiastic old boys' reunion was
held In the school dining hall. At the clos
ing meeting of the athletic association
medal were awarded and also the official
to the members of the basket ball and base
ball teams. The commencement ball was
held In the gymnasium on Tuesday night.
After chapel on Wednesday morning the
last assembly was sounded and the,4rder
for promotion was Issued. First Lieu
tenant John D. .Hanlgan of Denver was
promoted to be captain and ranking officer,
the other captaincy being unfilled for the
present.
Among the honors awarded are the fol
lowing: Gordon cup for the "best boy,"
First Lieutenant Frank D. Moses of Clay
Center, tn.; gold medal for the greatest
Improvement, Sergeant Earle G. Thompson
of Lewlstown, Mont.; commandant's gold
medal for the winner of the competitive
drill. First Sergeant Harry Gammon of
Ramah, Colo:; medal for highest scholar
ship. Private John 8. Kim of Korea; lower
school medal. Private Arthur W. Curtis,
on of the commandant; second lower
school prlie, Private Augustus H. Martin,
Jr., of Denver; tennis championship medal,
Private George Woolley of Sallna, Kan.;
wrestling championship medal, Private
Donald W. Smith of Wichita, Kan.; medal
for the greatest Improvement In batting,
Private Floyd Rose of Hastings, Colo.
TABOR COLLEGE, TABOR, 1A.
Inangnrntlon of New President Nota
ble Feature of Commencement.
Vhe exercises of commencement began
with a contest between the members of
the Junior and sophomore classes and the
winner of the freshman class for repre
sentative of the state oratorical meet
ing. This was held on Saturday night.
June 6. Ray Eusden of Marne, la.,
member of the next year sophomore
class, received the first place. Millard
Wyant, senior, was second, and Thomas
J. McDanlel, also senior, was third.
The prises for tne Junior-sophomore
contest were accordingly given to Mr.
Wyant and Mr. McDanlel.
The strongest baccalaureate sermon
heard In Tabor for marty year" was de
livered by Dean Edward I. Bosworth of
the Oberlln Theological Seminary on the
"Meaning of Life."
"The Quest for Quality" was the sub
ject of the address before the' Christian
Associations on Sunday evening, by Rev.
Frederick T. Rouse of Omaha. A pointed,
richly illustrated talk upon the essen
tial factors of success In life and re
ligious work.
On Tuesday morning Phi Delta Llter
ery society gave one of their regular so
ciety programs In the chapel of Adams
hall, and on Tuesday afternoon, Mrs.
Alice West Cole, of the class of '99, now
of Huntington, lnd., delivered the ad
dress before the Alumni association on
the "Higher Sphere of Woman." It was
a magnificent address and listened to by
a large number of the alumni and friends.
Following its custom of recent years,
the Phi Kappa Literary society, an or
ganization of young women, gave Shake
speare "As You Like It," beautifully
staged under " OWtiees on the college
campus, and the rendition was a testi
monial to the careful training of Prof.
H. E. Smith, teacher of English, and to
the enthusiasm and intelligence of the
society. The work of Miss Llllie Bar
rltt as Touchstone, of Mias Elizabeth
Swanson as Orlando, Miss Joyce Will
iams aa Adam and as the feeble minded
hepherdesa. Gall Marshall as Rosalind,
Given Ollliland as Cella. and Frances
Grass as Jacques were worthy of special
mention, although there was not a weak
character in the whole cast. "
On Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock oc
curred the greatest feature of the com
mencement season, the inauguration of
Rev. Frederick W. Long of the class of
'94, as president. The exercises consisted
of addresses In behalf of the students by
Mr. Grover Aker, of the Incoming senior
class; Rev. Alexander Corkey of Cedar
Bluffs, Neb., member of the class of 1902,
on behalf of the Alumni association; Dean
W. B. Johnson spoke on behalf of the
faculty, end Kev. Peter A. Johnson, D. D.,
of. Grlnnell, delivered the keys. These ad
dresses were Inspiring and hopeful and as
sured the new president of the loyalty of
the bodies represented. President Long's
InauguYal address was a discussion t
Christian education and the place of the
denominational college. He comes to his
work full of enthusiasm and energy and
with the Interest of the college very earn
estly In his heart.
On Thursday morning came the regular
commencement exercises and the first of
flcial appearance of President Long. Ora
tion were delivered by each of the seniors
and musical number by the conservatory
graduates. The orations were carefully
prepared and well delivered, aa was also
the case with the musical numbers. The
Nuptial march on the pipe organ by Prof,
Nellie O. Rowe waa especially enjoyed.
Changes at Bellevne College.
Several important faculty change were
announced at the Bellevue college com
mencement. Dr. Jame Hlerenberg for
seven year professor of Greek In the col
lege has resigned to accept a position In
Olivet college. Michigan. Mr. Sterenberg
manner and he and Mr. Sterenberg will I Mr- Row master of that Instrument
You're Thinking of Entering
"Boyles College Next Fall?
ii i '
..Wliai Yoij Should Be' Doing Is
-'"Entering Doyles College Now!
, You're' 61ng to Idle away a whole aummer? And you are fcolng to
'cloaa to yourself the hundreds of opportunities that will be open to you
this coming fall; If you are not ready p assume and fill a position as a
Stenographer, Bookkeeper of Telegrapher this Fall.
'., Aftr.th Summer's lull, tbe Fall brings a new demand for new
baglnees assistants. Opportunity opens then Its arm widest. Chances
for positions of preferment beckon to you- if if IF you are capable
of filling . position as a Stenographer, Bookkeeper or Telegrapher.
What a confession of a lack of ambition to say you "can't" spend
your summer In
' COOL COMXRTABLE
BOYLES COLLEGE
to tit yourself for the real.TTg opportunity that may face you this Fall?
. .Sand for new catalogue today! and say that you will enter Boy lea
College; NOW.
Boylos College
OMAHA.
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'V- A ,
nOYLEB BLIX1. H. H. HOYLE8, PRES.
be greatly missed. Prof. Ruggle and Olst
ore to study at Columbia unlvesslty, being
on leave of absence, while Prof. James has
accepted a position a Instructor In oratory
In an Illinois college.
Among tne new member of the faculty
are Prof. Carl Lyman Willi and Prof.
Fred H. Curren. Both of these men stand
high In scholarship and have excellent
educational advantages and wide experi
ence as educators. Prof. Willis becomes
the head of the department of Latin, while
Prof. Currens takes the chair of physical
science. Miss Mildred MacLean, who was
at the head of the department of English
last year, and who has been In Europe
this year, will return In September to be
come assistant to Of. Hoyt, who Is now
at the head of the department of English.
Dr. Charle K. Hoyt will pend the
aummer In hi New Tork home. Miss
Luella Carter, dean of women, and Prof.
Schmiedel of the department of mathema
tics, will study In the University of Chi
cago. The summer term of eight weeks opens
Tuesday under the direction of Dr. Adams.
Thl I a new experiment for the college,
but the Indication are that It will prove
highly successful.
T. JOHN'S MILITARY SCHOOL.
laterestlaa; Exercises Market! the
(loalag Year.
The exercises of commencement at St.
Exercise of commencement at St. John'
Military academy, Sallna, Kan., were held
from Sunday, May 20, to Wednesday, June 1
the rector of the echool, the Rt. Rev. Shel
don M. Oriswold. D. D., at Christ cathedral.
Tha address at graduation wa delivered
by the Rev. J. P. Ritchie. D. D rector of
St. Paul'a church. Kansas City, Mo. Diplo
mas were awarded to Captain Charle P.
Wlllig of Wamego, Kan.; First Lieutenant
and musicians are loud in their praise
about his performance upon It. Miss
Pauline Englemann played the Berceuse
from Jocelyn with a purity of tone and
expression that shows true musicianship
The diplomas were given at this time to
the graduates of the college conxervatory
and also to those of the academy and
commercial department.
The first -honor of the senior class was
given to Miss Myrtle Rice, the second to
Mr. Arthur Burton Cumings. The honor
of the sophomore class, which carries' with
It a scholarship for the remainder of the
course, was awarded to Mis Herma Gail
Marshall and Miss Oiga Frlederlcksen.
The honor of the academy class went to
Walter Stanley Todd and Charle L.
Flood of Treynor. The medal of the Iowa
Society, Sons of the American Revolution,
wa awarded to Miss Myrtle Rice for ex
cellency In work on American history.
Honor pins were awarded to the honor
student In each class and department,
and as a special compliment one was given
to Mis Margaret Lawrence, the professor
of mathematics, whose life ha been spent
In the class room In Tabor college and
whose personality means a great deal to
the student body. v
The only change In the board of trus
tee were that Rev. W. J. Ferner. pastor
of the First Congregational church, re
signed and hi placa wa filled by Presi
dent Long, and the place mad vacant by
th death of Senator W. B. Allison Is to
b filled by Rev. O. E. Ladd of Red Oak.
With the exception of Prof. D. F. Grass,
th faoulty of th academy and oolleg
will be the same a last year. Mr. Grass
ha secured a leave of absence to be spent
on the Pacific coast for the benefit of
hi wife health.
Th field worker for the college for
tha summer will be Rev. timer Gait of
Shenandoah and Mr. F. F. Paker ol
Onawa. The office will be In charge of
Miss Allda Tipple during the absence of
President Long and Dean Johnson.
ILLINOIS WOMAN'S COLLEGE.
Close of Moat Saeresafal Year la Ita
History.
The Illinois Woman's college ha Just
closed the most successful year In Its his
tory. The college has had an eventful
life; It was organised In 1M7 and has grown
steadily ever since. Fire destroyed the
building three times, but In spite of these
discouragements the school has advanced.
Its period of greatest development has oc
curred since 1S83, when President Harker
was put In charge. The attendance dur
ing sixteen year ha Increased from about
50 to 375, th property ha Improvements
and additions to the extent of M0,O00. The
last addition, which Is now being erected at
a cost of $70,000. has been named Harker
hall. In recognition of President Harker'
consecrated effort and devotion.
The commencement exercises began with
the Wesley Mathers contest In expression
between the sophomore and freshman
classes, Miss Gladys Henson, of tha sopho
more class, winning the first general prise
of $20. On Tuesday occurred tho term
recital In the' School of Expression. On
Saturday the School of Fine Arts gave an
exhibition, also the School of Home Eco
nomics. The senior class play, "Much Ado
About Nothing." occurred Saturday even
ing. Sunday morning. May 30, the annual
sermon for the Young Woman's Christian
association was delivered by Rev. C. R.
Morrison at the Brooklyn Methodist Epis
copal church. Sunday night Rev. John C.
Wlllits. D. v., of Decatur, delivered the
baccalaureate sermon to the graduating
class. On Monday was held the class
day exercises, the alumnae reunion and
commencement concert of the College of
Music. Tuesday, June 1, the commence
ment address was delivered by Rev. Henry
Spellmeyer, D. D., bishop of the Methodist
Episcopal church. There were twenty-five
graduates from the following departments:
School of Home Economics, 9; School of
Expression, 1; School of Fine Arts, 1, Col
lege of Muslo, violin, 1, voice, 1, piano
forte. 4; Seminary course, 4; full college
course with degree of Bachelor of Arts, 2.
In the evening President and Mrs. Har
ker entertained In honor of the senior
class.
The new 170,000 addition being built will
be ready for occupancy by September. 1.
Nearly all the students' rooms In the col
lege have been engaged for the coming
school year, and present Indications point
to the largest attendance In the history
of the school.
WENT WORTH MILITARY ACADEMY
Missouri Institution Closes a Suc
cessful Year.
There were twenty-three members In the
graduating class of the Wentworth Mili
tary academy, Lexington, Mo., as follows:
Hariy W. Boardman, Raymond Carpenter,
Louis A. Cooke, Ralph Joe Crawford, El
drld Elkanah Davis, Harold Paul Drink
water, Hubert Wentworth Field, Ralph
Harold Griffith, Roscoe Groves, Harold
.Beecher Kellogg, William Price Moore,
Frank E. McCorkle, Charles B. Owen,
Samuel M. Richardson, Kenneth Walter
Robinson, Gahlson Russell, William Boone
Steele, Dana Mason Cisdel, Clarence Wil
liams, Biurinln S. Woodard, Charles G.
Wonder, William Day. Wytt, Walter Alvis
Yoakum.
Commencement exercise consisted of
these features:
Sunday, May 2311 a. m., baccalaureate
sermon. Rev. J. C. Armstrong, D. D.( St.
Louis, Mo.
Monday, May 249 a. m.; guard mount
ing; 10 a. m., company competitive drill;
11:30 a. m., litter drill and signal drill;
bridge building; 2 p. m., bareback riding;
7 p. m., band concert.
Tuesday, May 269 a. m., guard moun
Ing; 10 a. m., battalion drill, wall acalln,
11 a. in., sham battle; 1:30 p. m., field da
exercises; 5 p. m., escort of the colors am.
battalion parade; 8:30 p. m., reception and
final ball.
Wednesday, May 26 B a. m., guard
mounting; 10 a. m., troop drill, bareback
riding; 10:30 a. m., artillery drill; 1 p. m ,
meeting board of trutees; S p. m., In
dividual competitive drill; 4 p. m., battalion
parade, bayonet exercises. Butt's manual;
8:30 p. m., grand concert, class play.
Thursday, May 2710:30 p. in., graduating
exercises, address to class by Hon. Charle
Mayer, class '94, St. Joseph, Mo.
INIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.
Baccalaureate Sermon Delivered Yes
terday by President James.
CHAMPAIGN, III., June 13. -Yesterday
afternoon at 4:00 o'clock President E. J.
James of the University of Illinois deliv
ered the annual baccalaureate address to
the 651 candidates for degrees from th
colleges and schools in LTrbana. He spoke
of the old time personal relation between
college president and student body and of
the changed conditions that now make
that impossible. In part he said:
"Your success in life, In my opinion, Is
going to turn at bottom, very largely upon
your attitude toward life and Its problems.
We have emphasised here In the univer
sity the necessity of learning, the neces
sity of Industry, the necessity of honesty
and sobriety, but whether this 1 going to
lead to succe or not will depend In the
last analysis upon our attitude toward life
and its problems." He spoke of the prog
ress of the time, that It is an Irresistible
life impulse contained within the times
themselves, for "the more one studies hu
man history, the mure one is Inclined to
believe that human being secrete Institu
tions, secrete civilizations, as unconsciously
and with as little real idea of how or why
they come into being, flourish, and pass
away, as the bees of the field who build
their cells and fill them with the honey
of countless generations of flowers." How
to get Into harmony with th best progress
of the time was dwelt upon at some length,
concluding with: "If the selfishness char
acteristic of our present society, is not to
give way to unselfishness; if the law of
antagonism and opposition and hatred is
not to give way to the law of love, then
all our building will have been In vain,
except so far as we may ha profited
by the process of building Itself. It I not
knowledge, It la not science, It I not
prophecy that hold human society te
gether. It is an ideal, and the permanent
Ideal."
Cornell University
in ndtlition to the work of
the winter offers in the
Summer Session
July 5 to August 13
large opportunities for teachers and
others in twenty-five departments of
instruction. Industrial Education and
Manual Training a special feature. Full
particulars by application to
The Registrar, Ithaca, New York
EIGHT WEEKS
SUIVIIVIER
OL
SCHO
Of the
lth and Tarn am.
OPENS MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 21 '
BIO DISCOUBTT OK TVITIOV, EMOTIVE COUBSCS, BXOnflTIaTO AsTD
ADTiWOlD CX.A8X8, PXGXAXi T1ACXIBI PEOTIDID. riara OrrOft-
Tuwrm it mini a ooob roBXTiow akd a aitk aooouxtt.
COtrXBEf or STUDY Business, Shorthand, Typewriting, Telegraphy,
English, Civil Service and Penmanship.
KATI OF TUITIOH A discount of nearly 60 per cent will be given for
thl special term of eight weeks. For only $18.00 you can complete the course
you have begun or make a splendid start. The cost la a bagatelle compared
with the advantages offered. Do not miss thl great opportunity.
SX.BOTIY1I COVKBXS Studnt will be permlted to select any subjects
desired Irrespective or the department In which they may be taught, the
rate of tuition being the same.
BSOIVMBBJi OB ADTAHCIS ITUDBKTS Classes for both beginners
and advanced pupils will be organlxetTln all subjects. It will make no dif
ference how backward or advanced you are, for Just the kind of work you
want will be given.
AOTAITAOI Or BEOIWIVa BOW In the first place you will save
money in the tuition. In the second place. It will put you through at a time
of the year when positions are abundant.
rOITIOBB You can have a splendid mercantile posltten a soon a
ready. We hsve more calls than we can supply.
rBEX XHBTBtTCTIOir IB rSBBLaBSHXF On Baturday morning, June
2th, at 10 o'clock, we will organize a class In penmanship for pupils In the
6th 7th, 8th land 9th grades of the Public and Parochial Schools of Omaha,
South Omaha and Council Bluffs. No charge will be made for these lessons
and they will be continued until Sept. 1, and, perhaps Indefinitely. Plain
business writing only will he taught. Cost of material needed will not exceed
cents. Prof. E. A. Zartman, of the Omaha High School will be the super-
' '0piortr.dB.A?lBATIAB' Prof. Zartman, of the Omaha High School, has
. i . a ninniiii nt th HhnrlhunH and TvDewrltlna department and vlee-
Dresldent of the Omaha Commercial College for the coming year and begins
his work July 1. What the Omaha High School loses the Omaha Commercial
College gains. oh, .,,
office, write, or telephone Douglas 1289. wR'p'rA(l,i1XXT
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SUMMER SCHOOL
The Mosher-Lampman College
Will be too bugy preparing energetic young men and women for good
position to even think of having a vacation.
Students who are willing to work hard for an education, even
when the matter la a little warm, are the oneg who are the beat ma
terial of which to make high grade office help.
Resolve to put In the summer In acquiring useful knowledge) the
kind that you fun turn Into dollars next fall.
Bend for our catalogue, you will find It full of Juicy information.
It alio contains some of the finest specimens of penmanship ever pub
lished. It Is free.
For Information, call, phone or write.
MOSHER & LAMPMAN,
17TH AND FARM AM 8T8., OMAHA.
The University
School of Music-
Affiliated with the University of Nebraska.
Faculty of thirty artists in all branches.
FordatalUd information In reflard to any da
partmant. aand for illustrated catalogue B.
Willard Kimball, Director
11th and R Streetg Lincoln, Neb.
Kearney Military Academy
progress depend upon hi coin
th interest u
takes ia bis work
boy s
fort and
and stuily
W first make our boy comfortable,
then make their work interesting, piovids
healthy outdoor sports and social tunc
lions. Our discipline and training tend to
build character, treat habit of obedi
ence, punctuality, neatness and 4 sn
tit responsibility.
Thorough instruction; healthful loca
tion; large gyianaalum; modern, fireproof
buildings. Writ today for illusuaud
catalogue.
AT . BT7MBU, Kaa4 Xwtll,
B.axay, B (breaks.
Colds that hang on weaken th constitu
tion and develop into consumption. Foley's
Honey and Tar cure persistent cougna
that refuse to yield to other treatment. Uo
not experiment with untried remedies a
delay may result In your cold settling on
your lung. Sold by all druggists.
A college that combines low ex
penses with thorough Instruction
which has beautiful surroundings ana
an atmosphere that develops character.
Offers opportunity fur self-help.
Bellevue- College
Collar Classical, scientific, philosoph
ical courses.
aoadeaay Preparea for Bellevue or any
other oolleg or university.
Beratal School Klementary and ad
vanced courses, titat certificates granted.
Conservatory Theory of music, piano,
voice, violin, elocution and art. European
trained teachers.
titrong faculty of 20 members.
Address rrealdeat W. Stookey,
Bailevae, Beb.
WHAT SCHOOL
Information concerning the ad
vantages, ratea. extent of cur
riculum and other data about th
best schools and colleges caa be
obtained from the
School tnd College Infonnatloa
Bureao ol tbe Oniaka Bee
All Information absolutely free
and impartial. Catalogue of any
particular school cheerfully fur
nlshed upon request.
THE LIBRARY
At Tabor Oolleg Is one of the four larg
est In th state Is well arranged and ac
curately classified by th Dewey system.
Korty current periodical; several Hun
dred new books each year. Open, from (
a. m. to 4 10 p. m. each school day; Shorter
periods during holiday.
Address, Tabor Oolite;, Tabor, Iowa.
GRAND ISLAND COLLEGE
Regular college preparatory courses.
Music, Art, and Commercial course of
fered. Healthful location. Expanse .itod.
state Catalogue aeitt on request. Ask us
about the school. Address, Dr. Oeoig
Butbsrlaad. President.
GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA

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