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"he Daily Nebraskan
voiTxx. no. 9.
RUSSELL PETERS OF OMAHA
CHOSEN BY COMMITTEE.
FORMER CORNELL STUDENT
ONLY THREE UNIVERSITY OF
NEBRASKA GRADUATES APPLIED.
Successful Candidate May Take Any
Specialized Course Covering
Mr. Russell Tetcrs of Omaha, gradu
aie'of Cornell University, was award
ed the Rhodes Scholarship, Septem
ber 25. Mr. Peters is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. A. D. Teters of Omaha, He
graduated from Omaha Central High
School in 1916 and from Cornell last
spring. At Cornell he was very
prominent in Vhletics, particularly
golf, and was editor-in-chief of the
Cornell Daily, which is the Ithica
daily as well as the school paper.
Mr. Teters was chosen from the
seven applicants for the scholarship.
Only three of the applicants were Uni
versity of Nebraska men. The com
mittee in charge of selecting the rep
resentative regrets that there were
not more applicants from the Uni
versity. It believes that there should
be at least twenty-five candidates for
each selection. The Nebraskan hopes
to be able to furnish, in the near fu
ture, detailed information concerning
the requirements for candidates for
the scholarship. The committee feels
that a lock of information prevents
many capable men from entering the
The courses at Oxford are special
ized and any course is open to the
scholar. The work which will cover
three years may lead either to an
A. B. degree or Ph. D. These ad
vanced studies will correspond very
closely to post-graduate work in
The members of the Nebraska com
mittee in charge of selecting Mr.
Peters are Chancellor Avery, Profes
sors Noble, Rice. Lees and Mr. Paul
B. Good. The last three named are
Alfred Reese, '20, won the Rhodes
scholarship last year and leaves for
England early in October. At that
time there were a number of Univer
sity of Nebraska men applying for
NAMED IN HONOR OF ELLEN
SMITH, FIRST REGISTRAR.
The Woman's Building was chris
tened "Ellen Smith Hall" In honor of
the memory of the first woman on
the University faculty, at a meeting
of the Board of Regents, Friday morn
ing. The alumni of the University
asked that this be done. Older Ne
braska "grads" will remember Mis
Smith as a Professor of Latin,
librarian and registrar.
Miss Smith joined the ranks of the
University faculty when the school
was founded in 1869 and for many
years was actively connected with .the
institution. For years she lived at
Twelfth and U streets, which Is now
part of the campus. She died in Lin
coln several years ago.
DEAN SEAVEY GIVES
HIS FIRST LECTURE
Dean Warren A Seavey, head of
the Law College at the University,
gave his first lecture to the entire
college at the iiew lecture period
hour, eleven o'clock, Friday, Septem
ber 24. This course of general lec
tures is required and must be taken
by all Law students.
About 200 students, comprising the
three classes of the school, heard the
lecture. Dean 8eavey spoke on the
duties of a student to his chosen col
lege, and the duties of that college
to the students enrolled therein. He
believed that only these students who
where good In their class work should
take part In outside activities, while
the plodder should confine their
work to application of textbook
knowledge gleaned from the course
they are taking.
Next Ftiday aome one cot con
nected with the University will de
liver a lecture.
The report of the Lake Geneva Con
ference will be given by various dele-
t.r.'m at Vespers, at Ellen Smith Hall,
at five o'clock on Tuesday, Septem
ber 2S. This conference is for the
benefit of college Y. V. C. A.'s of the
middle west, and is held annually at
Lake Geneva, Illinois. This year it
extended from August 17 to 27.
Each branch of the Y. W. C. A.
sends a group of delegates varying in
number according to the size of the
local organization. Nebraska sent six
members. Miss Amanda Heppner,
Dean of Women, was chosen hostess
of the Conference. Th following is
the list of Nebraska delegates: Miss
Heppner, Ada Stidworthy, Faye Curry,
Helen Nieman, Grace Stuff, Agnes
Lawritson and Claire McKinnon, who
is the secretary of the University
Y. W C. A here.
Thompson Runs 50 Yards Through
"Frosh" Line Before Being
SCORE 15-7 AT END OF SIXTH
The Cornhusker football season was
inaugurated Saturday when the Var
sity trimmed the Freshmen to the
tune of 15 to 7. This score was
somewhat smaller than was expected
on the part of the Varsity but goes
to prove that the Freshmen have a
It will be necessary for the Varsity
to, do some stiff "grinding" this next
week in. preparation for their first
scheduled game with Washburn Col
lege October 2.
Every man on the Varsity and
Freshmen squads had a chance to
show what he could do Saturday.
Both coaches used enough men for
three teams. Most of the play in the
first six periods of the game was in
Freshman territory. Very few for
ward passes were used by the Var
sity. The freshmen had much diffi
culty in making any substantial gains
through the Varsity's line but were
more successful on end runs. The
"Frosh" also completed more for
ward passes than the Varsity.
The lineup at the beginning of the
game was lined up as follows:
Varsity Pos. Freshmen
Swanson L. E Lopp
Pucelik L. T Odum
W. Munn ..L. G Thompson
Bassett C Peterson
M. Munn R. G Benesch
Weller.. R. T... Toft
Dana R. E Klcmke
Newman Q. B Lewellen
Dale .'. 1 H Morgan
Howarth .R- H Noble
Hubka.... F. B Dewitz
Referee Earl Johnson. Umpire
The Varsity kicked off to the Fresh
men and after two attempts to gain
through the line, the Freshmen punted
but the kick was blocked and the ball
rolled tack of the line where Lewellen
fell on it for a safety. The ball was
returned to the twenty yard line
where a punt by the first-year men
was blocked and the Varsity re
covered the ball. Hubka then punted
out of bounds on the Freshmen's
throe yard line. Lewellen's punt was
blocked, Dana. Varsity end, recover
ing the ball. Dale then plunged over
for the first touchdown. Weller
Lewellen kicked off to Hubka, who
returned the ball ten yards. The
ball was rapidly advanced down the
field by Howarth, Hubka, Thompson
and Hartley. Thompson got away
for a fifty yard sprint through a
broken field tut was downed by
Noble. The Freshmen were then
penalized five yards and a pass over
the goal line. Hartley to Howarth,
gave them another touchdown. Moore
failed to kick goal.
The Freshmen 8core.
The Freshmen's touchdown came
when Newman fumbled a punt and
the ball was recovered by one of the
first-year men. The Varsity was
pe allied for being off-side and after
a couple of line plunges, Lewellen
rock the ball over for a touchdown.
He a'so kicked goal, making he
score 15 to 7. Neither team was able
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LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1920.
FRESHMEN TO LEARN
OF SCHOOL TRADITIONS
SPECIAL MEN'S CONVOCATION
TUESDAY TO BE FULL OF PEP.
The annual Freshman initiation for
men will be held in the Armory at
eleven o'clock Tuesday. All classes
will be dismissed.
The University Cadet Band will
play in front, of the Armory at eleven
o'clock and within at various intervals
during the program.
The entire affair will be one of pep
designed to instill Cornhusker spirit
into the Freshmen. There will be
plenty of opportunity to make a
Candidates for cheer leaders will
be given an opportunity to try out
under the direction of Russell Bailey.
All husky Huskers with big voices
will be welcomed in the contest
Luehring to Speak.
Luehring, director of Physical Edu
cation, and Coach Schulte will initiate
the Freshmen into the spirit of Corn
husker athletics. They will tell how
the Athletic Department has grown
from a humble beginning to an in
stitution of prowess and reputation.
The Freshmen will hear of the early
days when Cornhusker spirit under
the leadership of Jack Best made up
for the lack of equipment. They will
learn how events, such as the Olym
pics, have become traditions, and the
part they now take in University life.
Every phase of school life will be
touched by the speakers. Dr. G. E.
Condra will tell of the traditions and
spirit of the institution. Dean P. M.
Buck will tell the Freshmen what is
expected of them from an educational
This convocation, sometimes called
"Freshman Initiation,"- is given an
nually by the Innocents, whose pur
pore it is to acquaint Freshmen with
Cornhusker spirit and traditions, and
to tell first-year men definitely how
to enter Cornhusker sports.
Y. M..Y. W. C. A. MIXER.
PROVES BIG SUCCESS
The Y. W. C. A and Y. M. C. A
entertained about two hundred and
fifty students at a mixer Saturday
evening. The evening was spent in
games on the gymnasium floor. Mr.
Luehring, director of athletics, ad
dressed the students on clean sports
manship and the relation of Christian
activities to clean athletics. Follow
ing Mr. Luehring's talk and the games,
light refreshments were served to the
guests. The mixer was under the
direction of Paul Cook and Hulda
Greenwald, joint chairmen.
LESS THAN LAST YEAR
Dean Burnett estimates that ap
proximately 400 men and women have
registered for work in the College of
Agriculture. Up to last Saturday, 218
men and 176 women had registered.
This is a little less than the first
emester last year but about the same
as the second semester.
Registration for the School of Agri
ulture opens October 5. Last year,
50 were enrolled the first semester
and 471 the second. Boys entering
the school must have at least three
months of actual farm experience and
be seventeen years of age while the
girls must be sixteen ;'ears. The
room question will become acute
when the short courses open because
they are scarce and with the addftion
of the School of Agriculture students
vacant room will be a rare com
Ten O'Clock Classes Prove
Most Popular With Students
Deans of colleges at Nebraska and
advisers of students report that stu
dents are swarming to them asking
that their schedules of classes and
itudy rrograms be changed. It is
thought that if the subject shows up
In an unfavorable light to the stu
dent at first, because of its difficulty,
or that If the name sounds a silent
warning, so to speak, the btudents ask
for an Immediate change to an easier.
or, as some of them aptly put It, to
a more "sane" subject
Some of the changes were made,
however, because students wish to
work part of the time. Many stu
dents find that they can earn a falr-
sired amount of spending money by
working In the afternoons, and there-1
GIRL LEADERS ADDRESS
FRESHMEN GIRLS TO HEAR ABOUT
STUDENT CAMPUS ACTIVITIES.
Convocation for Freshmen girls will
be held Tuesday at eleven o'clock in
the Temple Theater. The purpose
of this meeting is to acquaint the new
girls with the names and work of the
various organizations and societies
having to do with women of the Uni
versity of Nebraska. Every girl
should be interested in knowing what
lines of activities she can enter into
and this is an opportunity to find out
about such things.
The presidents of the various or
ganizations will each give a talk on
the work done by their particular
group of girls.
Janet Maitland is the chairman in
charge of the convocation. She will
give a talk on Black Masque, the
Senior honorary society of the school.
Other girls who will speak are
Marv Brownell, Ada Stidworthy, Mar
garet Stidworthy, Betty Scribner, Nell
Bates, Ruth Lindsay, Marjorie Bar
stow and Faye Curry. Dorothy Wright
and Lois Melton will lead the Ne
Mary Brownell will talk on the Wo
man's Self-Governing Association, ex
plaining its work and use in the life
of the girls of this school. Ada Stid
worthy's topic is the Y. W. C. A.
Margaret Stidworthy is to tell of the
things Xi Delta, the Sophomore
honorary society, has done around the
campus. Betty Scribner will tell
about Silver Serpent, the Junior
Nell Bates will represent Mystic
Fish, Freshman honorary society, tell
ing things that will interest Fresh-
(Continued on Page 4.)
Prof. H. C. Filley and Prof. Wm.
Brkaw, director- of the extension
service, have just returned from an
p.ulo trip to Manhattan. Kans., where
they attended a conference of farm
bureau representatives and officials,
from the western states. This con
ference was called to discuss farmers'
co-operative live stock commissions
at the main packing centers and the
possibility of federating these com
missions. POTATO EXCHANGE MAY
MARKET NEBRASKA CKUf
H. O. Werner, secretary of the Ne
braska Potato Improvement Associa
tion and extension horticulturist for
the College of Agriculture, reports
that a movement is on foot to estab
lish a state potato exchange as a
more effective means of marketing
this big Nebraska crop. A meeting
of potato growers, agricultural agents.
commercial representatives, State Sec
retary of Agriculture Leo Stuhr and
others was recently held at Alliance
to perfect plans for the exchange.
It Is planned to establish a central
exchange at Alliance, with affiliated
local exchanges or associations over
the potato belt. The local exchanges
will market their potatoes through
the central exchange. The local asso
ciations are to be organized imme
diately and a mass meeting of dele
gates from such associations held to
complete the organization of the cen
tral exchange. It is planned to have
the exchange in operation in time to
handle this year's crop. Potato grow
ers in some of the other big potato
states have organized successful mar
keting exchanges, according to Pro
fore, are requesting changes In their
program" that cause their courses to
be in the morning.
The ten o'clock classes are proving
the most popular, while three o'clocks
and two o'clocks are absolutely
tatooed by students. Nine o'clock
classes are next in line in the number
registered in them. Many students
find that eight o'clock classes are
after all, quite desirable, as the mind
is clearer at that hour than at any
other time. "Go and get it over," is
one explanation they have for the
popularity of first-hour classes.
Faculty members decalre that more
studying is done for ten o'clock
elastes tr.d that students get the
moat good from classes at t'lis time.
DANDY EATS FOR "BIG
AND LITTLE SISTERS"
ISit re than one hundred twenty-five
"Big and Little Sisters," clad in
variously styled hiking attire, walked
and rode to Antelope park Saturday
morning to participate in the picnic
brealfasl under the auspices of the
S;n.r Girls' Advisory Board.
They started gathering at nine
o'clock. Some came on street cars,
some autoed and some walked. The
first arrivals soon sought a spot
sheltered from the dusty wind to play
"Pusry wants a corner."
V.Tier. the car carrying the "eats"
arrived some hundred hungry girls
were heard uttering exclamations of
joy. All repaired to mother part ot
Hi- park and gather"'" ood for the
five. Hot coffee, ...iJ.. iches and
fruit were handed oat
Each girl was tagged with her own
name to dispense with introductions.
Restraint was cast to the winds of a
v-ry windy day and a "get-acquainted"
spii it prevailed.
Theobald Smith of Rocke
feller Institute Principle
ANIMAL PATHOLOGY BUILDING
ONE OF FINEST IN COUNTRY.
One of the most modern animal
pathology and hygiene laboratories in
the United States was dedicated at
the University State Farm Friday
afternoon. Dr. Theobald Smith, di
rector of the Department of Animal
Pathology of the Rockefeller Medical
Research Institute, Princeton, N. J.,
was the principle speaker. Short
addresses were delivered by Chancel
lor Avery, Regent E. P. Brown, Dean
E. A Burnett Dean I. S. Cutter, Dr.
L. Van Es, chairman of the Depart
ment of Animal Pathology and
Hygiene, and Dr. S. W. Alford, presi
dent of the Nebraska Veterinary Asso
ciation. The dedication services
were held in the Agricultural Hall
Dr. Smith pointed out the import
ance of the study of animal diseases
in connection with the production of
food. And as the production of food
is becoming a greater problem the
study of animal diseases becomes of
vital importance. Domestic animals
perform a service very necessary to
the sustenance of mankind, and that
is the conversion of nature's abund
ant indigestible roughage into milk,
muscle and fats, that are nutritious
and easily digested. The study of
animal diseases has ceased to be
merely for the benefit of scientific
knowledge but is of tremendous eco
nomic importance as well. The in
creasing demand for food has placed
an increased burden upon the animals
in that they are called upon to fur
nish an increased output of offspring.
eggs, milk, fat and muscular tissue
and wool. Animals must not only
maintain health but must increase
their efficiency. It must use cheaper
grades of feed in place of the feeds
and food now used directly as human
food. This increased pressure upon
the animal must be closely studied.
The pathologist must determine to
what extent animals may be pushed
to yield energy before internal equili
brium is upset and diseases begin.
He must watch changes in food,
whether they contain harmful poison
ous substances or not, and whether
or not they are sufficiently nutritious.
"An ounce of prevention is better
than a pound of cure," according to
scientists, and research work directs
itself towards this point Large, de
structive forces have small begin
nings and therefore it is only in the
beginning that we can stop them.
The object of research work is to get
as close as possible to the beginning
of those natural phenomena we wish
to oppose or destroy.
Quack medicine Is dangerous be
cause of the cocksureness manifested
in he treatment of certain difficult
Infectious diseases. Commercialism
moves faster than science and applies
facts yet to be born. Departments
of animal pathology will aid In pro
tecting against high-sounding prod
ucts, vaccines and serums and we
only way to meet the situation Is not
to employ any products not tried and
recommended by authorized Institu
tions. The state should not permit
sconce to leg so far behind that It
(Continued on. Page 4.)
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
NEW YORK TRIP TO SUCCESS
CAMPAIGN f TARTS WITH BANG
TUESDAY MORNING AT EIGHT.
Thousand Season Tickets is
Pledge of Backers of the
Buy your season football tickets
Tuesday. The 1920 football sales cam
paign will start with a bang Tuesday
morning at eight o'clock and a su
preme effort will be made to tag every
student on the campus. Keen com
petition already exists among the vari
ous organizations, which have pledged
themselves to boost the campaign over
the five thousand mark.
The athletic department has offered
a round trip ticket to the eastern
games, or the equivalent in cash, to
the organization or individual that
sells the largest number of tickets.
E-ich campaigner may secure bis
tickets at eight o'clock at the Student
Activities office. No tickets will be
issued previous to this time this giv
ing everybody an equal chance to win
A record will be kept of every stu-
dr nt purchasing a ticket, in order that
students will know the organizations
which are supporting student activi-
t:es A list of 100 per cent organiza
tions and fraternities will be an
nounced at the end of the campaign.
Two organizations have pledged 100
per cent at this early date and many
more are nearing the goal.
The price of these tickets has been
set at five dollars, which is within the
teach of every local Husker. By pur
chasing one of these tickets, each stu
dent save3 seven dollars. The price
of single admissions for this year's
season has been set at two dollars and
f f course this does not entitle you to
tte best tickets which are to go to the
season ticket purchasers.
The Athletic Department has de
cided to give students the preference
over the alumni and public in reserva
tions for all football games. Corn
husker students football games pre
sent to you the one opportunity of the
j ear for the entire student body to
HAS FUST MEETING
BIG GET-TOGETHER SMOKER
PLANNED FOR SEPTEMBER 30.
The University Commercial Club
held its first meeting Thursday, Sep
tember 23, in the Social Science
The meeting was called for the pur
pose of nominating officers for the
coming year. The nominations were
President McLellan, Darlington.
Vice-President Eastwood, Herrick.
Treasurer Hedge, Gillette. Mauck.
Secretary Spangler. Estes, Mc
The election of officers will be held
Thursday. September 30.
Plans were laid for the annual
smoker, which will be held next week.
All students registered In the col
lege of Business Administration are
cordially Invited to become a memDer
of the Club.
LEFFLER IS ELECTED
TO LINCOLN SCHOOLS
M C. Leffler. sales manager of the
University Publishing Company, has
been unanimously elected superin
tendent of the Lincoln city schools.
but has not yet accepted. He was
formerly principal of the Peru nor
ma' training high school. In 1918
M.. Leffler was the assistant prin
H. s.1 of the Lincoln High School. He
was assistant superintendent of the
Lincoln city schools last year until ne
resigned In the spring to accept his
position of sales manager.
Miss Julia Reusch. a former stu
dent of the University. Is acting as
assistant to Miss Amanda IL Heppner.
Dean of Women, during the absence
of Miss Marjorie Selleck, who is
spending her vacation In Maasacnu-
eetta with her mother.