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The Daily Nebraskan
VOL. I. NO. 10.
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA SEPTEMBER 30, 1901.
Nebraska Team Wins a Hard Earned
Victory from the Osteopaths
Line Plunging and
End Runs the
The Nebraska football team returned
to Lincoln yesterday morning with the
first scalp of the season dangling at its
belt. By a score of 5 to 0 the KlrkB
vlllo Osteopathic team had been de
feated and Nebraska had kept her goal
lino from being crossed.
While the game was Nebraska's from
start to finish, it was a hard ono and
was a good test for the team. Nebras
ka's goal line was In danger at no
time. Only once did the ball touch the
twenty-five-yard line, lhe scrimmage
was in the Osteopath's territory during
almost the entire game.
Tho features of the game were two
long runs by Bonder, once around the
end lor forty ynrds nnd once through
tho right tackle for thirty-five. Cran
dall also mude some star runs. The
touch-down was made after ten min
utes of play by repeated line bucks nnd
Klrkville had the heavier team by
about fifteen pounds per man. This
enabled her to do some effective line
bucking. The team is made up large
ly of men who have played their limit
on other teams. To this is due their
strength. Nebraska was badly handi
capped by tho action of tho rooters
who made so much nolso that It was 1
Impossible to hear tho signals. Quar
terback Drain was forced to whisper
-tho Bignals-to-each man Individually.
This prevented fast playing.
Nebraska won the toss and chose the
south goal. Klrksvllle kicked off to tho
thlrty-flve-yard lino. Nebraska punt
ed for a touch-back. Klrksvllle punted
back to Nebraska's forty-yard lino.
Nebraska took the ball and succeeded
in getting It to their opponents' fifteen-yard
line when It was lost on
downs. The OBteopathB then worked
tho ball back into Nebraska territory
and lost It on downs. Bonder's long
run and a few lino bucks placed the
ball over the Klrkville goal. Westovor
foiled to kick goal. After this the ball
soe-sawed back and forth until time
In the second half Nebraska kicked
thirty-five yards and then tall was re
turned ten yards. After a few min
utes' play the doctors succeeded in
placing it on the center line. Ne-braaka-i?ot-theJ)all
on a foul by Klrks
villo and carried it twenty yards In
the next two plays. Nebraska gained
ten yardB by a punt and was again
awarded the ball on a foul. After tnls
tho ball changed hands frequently and
both sides made heavy gains. Time
was called with the ball in Nebraska's
COACH BOOTH TALKS.
Coach Booth spoke as follows after
"They gave us a much harder game
than wo expected, but it did our fel
lows good, for I think they learned
more by it than they would have had
It been an Waaler one. Considering
tho fact that tho team has been lln-
Interest In University politics this
week centers around tho class elec
tions, most of which will be hold be
fore the end of tho week.
The hardest fight will be In the soph
omore class over the make-up of tho
Junior Annuakboard. Already there Is
talk of combinations and trades. Tho
appointment of the sophomore Hop
committeo is a matter of minor Im
portance. Tho date of tho meeting has
not yet been announced, but it will
probably be hold the latter part of this
week or the first of next.
Tho juniors are In tho usual turmoil
over tho chairmanship of tho Prom,
committee. Nenrly every fraternity haB
n favorite candidate who Is keeping
in close touch with affairs In order to
take advantage of the first opportuni
ty that presents Itself. So far the moBt
talked of candidate for president is J.
M. Ferguson. Tho meeting will be held
Tuesday afternoon and It promises to
HarmoniouB Session of tho Debating
Association Contest for
President Settled With
out a Fight New
Notlnhg to break the harmony of tho
session occurred at tho mooting of the
debating association Saturday after
noon. Tho compromise agreed on by
the contestants for tho presidency was
carried through without a break. Good
feollng nnd harmony was prevalent
throughout tho meeting.
A temporary organization was ef
fected by tho election of W. F. Meier
as chairman and &'. C. Beattlo as sec
retary. After tho meeting was open
for tho transaction of business tho res
ignation of O. A. Leo and P. B. Wea
ver, tho two contestants, wore pre-
tho association Bhould not attempt too
many debates this year.
A committee was appointed Satur
day to arrange for different plans for
choosing tho Interstate debaters. Tho
old method1 of holding club prelim
inaries Is not very satisfactory and n
better way will probably bo devised in
time to be put into oporatlon In this
year's debates. Tho committeo ap
pointed was composed of Messrs. Meier,
Beattlo and Lee. Tho committee will
report at tho noxt mooting, which will
bo hold In about two weeks.
At this meeting now plans for
changing the requirements for mem
bership will bo discussed. At present
any ono who pays tho membership foe
of twonty-fivo cents Is made a mem
bor, qualified to voto for officers and
to take part In tho business of tho
meetings. If ono desires to ontor the
debates he must pay an additional foo
of one dollar. There 1b some talk of
making tho membership foo ono dollar
bo a warm session.
As UBual the seniors have candidates
galore. Miss Mildred' Parks 1b spoken
of as one of tho probabilities, In ad
dition there aro Messrs. Mellck, Wells
and Home. Their meeting will bo
tiold Tuesday-afternoon at 2; 30 in the.
The freshmen have not announced
their meeting yet. However, they will
probably get together some time this
week. uri &i;i.
O. F. Willis of tho Omaha Y. M. C.
A. addressed a large assemofage of
men yesterday afternoon in the old
chapel. His subject was, "The Place
of the Bible in Our Education.4' The
Blblo study work for the year was
launched. A large number signified
their Intention of taking the work.
About fifteen classes aro to he or
ganized. Mr. Willis also saner at the
(Continued on Fourth Pago) meeting yesterday.
sented and immediately accepted. The.,
business was gone through with as
had been previously aranged.
The resignation of the two contes
tants left a vacancy In the president's
chair which was filled by the election
if yon ProRidnnt, Morrow as president
for the year. N. M. Cronln was then
elected vice president to fill tho va
cancy caused by Mr. Morrow's ad
vancement. 0. G. Home was chosen
secretary to take tho place of Louis
LIghtner, who was elected last year,
hut who does not return this year.
A proposition for a debate was re
ceived from Loland-Stanford, hut was
not acted upon at the meeting Satur
day. 'Tho distance between tho two
universities is disadvantageous to a
meeting. -The proposition which has
been received now places the matter
In ihe hands of Nebraska. A request
fofa debate was alo received from
South Dakota, iniwas rejected by tho
association. Tho feeling prevails that
and twenty-five cents and admitting
all members to tho debates without
further expense. Those who favor this -change
assert that it would aid In the
finances of tho association and -also "
prevent tho running in -of members for
the special purpose of a single election.
This wouluT prevenTTli recurrence "of
last year's fight.
There, is also some talk of a debate
with Minnesota, but no definite action.
has been taken as yet. r "'
DEMAND FOR TEACHERS.
The University has received several
calls for principles of schools whlcn-lt
is unable to fill. Students who nave
had experience In teaching and are .,
willing t6t accept such a position,
should report to the Recorder atrorfce.
There will be a meeting of the 'jun
ior class In-the new chajl next Tujw , ;V
qay, ucjoner i, at ip,mt, New ofli- 3
qerp wm uo elected.
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