The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, October 10, 1901, Image 1
the Daily Nebraskan THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, OCTOBER 10, 1901. VOL.1. NO. 18. o rk A, u 4 i- I ROCK ISLAND QUITS THE FIGHT Contest Over the Minneapolis Rate at an End Rate (Joes Down to Three Dollars- An Immense Crowd the Result of the Cut Team Leaves Today for Minneapolis Final Practice- En couraging -The Proba ble Lineup. The railroad fight Is over. Yester day afternoon at 4 o'clock the Rock Island ofllclalB announced that they were out of the contest as far as spe cial rates to Minnesota are concerned. The Northwestern at once took steps to handle the whole crowd. The rate of $3 for the round trip will be maintained by them The train over that road will leave Lincoln nt GSO Friday evening and will arrive in Min neapolis in time for breakfast Satur day morning. Pullman sleepers will he added at Missouri Valley. Dou ble berths in these will cost $2 each way The return trip will begin at 7 o'clock Sunday morning The tiain will arrive home about 8 o'clock in the evening. Every effoit is being made by the ofllcials of the Northwestern to han dle the croWd quickly and satisfac torily. Thirty day coaches have been ordered to Lincoln and ten sleepers will he sent to Missouri "Valley tobe. attached to the train there. Tickets will be sold today at the down-town ticket ofllce and at the depot. The Northwestern ofllcials explain that being the shortest route to Min neapolis, they were forced into the light to protect their interests and having entered they had gone in to Htay. The action of the Rock Island has released the athletic board from all their obligations to that road. The team will leave today over the North western. Yesterday was a busy day at the ticket ofllces. The evidence points to a crowd numbering into the thousands. Last evening the Northwestern ticket ofllce was crowded with people who were Inquiring about rutes and time limits. It is the Intention of the road to handle the excursionists in a way that will be perfectly satisfactory to all who go. At the chapel mass meeting this morning the details of the arrange ments as far as made will be ex plained. Practice for the Minnesota-Nebraska game Is over. The 'Varsity squad has tramped its native heath for the last time before meeting the giants of the north. At l.iB the Northwest ern bears the Nebraska eleven toward the battle-field. The practice last evening was the best held on Nebraska field for sev eral weeks. The men played with a business-like air forming Interfer ence that would Btagger a stone wall, and opening the scrubs like a batter ing ram would breech a picket fence. It brought tears of Joy to the black ened bleachers and yells of pride and admiration were the result. There were many pleasant surprises Shedd played a turn at half. Ringer was back at guard for the first time In two weeks. Ryan will be out until next week. Stringer and Hell did some fine punting. The rooters yelled compli ments to each individual on the team and Coaches Melford and Booth. The line-up for the game Saturday will probably be: Cortelyou, R E, Stringer, R. T.; Linger, Tobln. R. G.; Koehler, C; Hrew. L (1.; Westover, L. T.; Shedd, Johnson. L. E . Drain. Q.. Shedd, Mender, R. II . Kingsbury. Crandoll, L. II . PilJsbury. Bell, F.. subs, Eager" Illckle, Mulllken. Voss. The intention Is to use Shedd, Kings bury and Pillsbury at backs during the first half and into the second. Have them buck and hammer the fat men of the north. Then replace our tired giants by Bender, Bell and Cran dall. skirt their .ends for additional scores and victory. Football Rally This Morning 10 O'clock UNIVERSITY CHAPEL Everyone. Come Out MASS MEETING. The first football mass meeting was held in chapel yesterday morning. The meeting was held for the purpose of disseminating information about the excursion to Minneapolis. Professor Wyer in behalf of the athletic hoard explained the contract the board had entered into with the Rock Island and urged the students to help the board fulfil the contract. He explained that tickets to the football field wercon sale at the library and should be pro cured before Thursday. A section of bleacher seats will be reserved for the Nebraska delegation. All Nebraskans were urged to Join the Nebraska crowd. Professor Wyer opened his remarks with an apt parody on a popular quo tation: Count that day lost -vhose low descending sun views from the rail roads no sharp rate-cutting done. HANDICAP TRACK MEET. A handicap track meet will be held within the next two or three weeks. This will take the place of the freshmen-sophomore contest of former years. Instead of the meet being open only to members of the lower classes It Is now free to any student In the I University. In order to make the con test an even one between old and new men the older men and those having records will be handicapped. Entries for the meet must he In by Friday. October 18, and all candidates must undergo a physical examination. The winner of each event will receive a prize. The following events will be contested- 100-yard dash. 120-yard hurdles. Pole vault. Running high Jump. Running broad Jump. Hammer throw. Shot put. Discus throw. Cross cotrntry run. Entries must be made by Friday, October 18, 1901 All candidates must hae physical examination. This con test is open to any University stu dent Winners of each event will re ceive a prize. THE UNIVERSITY GREEN-HOUSE. The green-houses are now being put in shape for the winter season. The number of grown plants is almost nothing, but the greater space Is takeh up by cuttings and seedlings. All the cuttings from the plants on the campus have been Btarted, which will be used for next year's decorative work Several hundred of these cut tings are now beingf rooted. The number of crysanthemums this year is especially large, there being about two hundred potted plants. Two valuable varieties have beou added, the Colonel Appleton and Timothy Eaton, which were all the rage In the east last year. There is now on hand about thirty-six varieties, Including both single and multistemmed. A few of them are already showing color In the bud and many will be out by the end of the month. Other things worth mentioning are some orchids from Mexico, which are in bloom, and a blooming cactus of the Cyrus variety. This plunt had three blooms Tuesday night and dur ing the summer has produced thirty full blossoms. These are' very Jjeautl ful specimens of Ihelr kind. A large number of valuable cactus plants have been gathered together in the green houses. Owing to the lowness of the glass roof some of the palms in the palm house are bent down at the tops. Throughout the whole department may be noticed a lack of space. THREE CENTS THE JUNIOR PROM COMMITTEE. The following have been appointed as the Junior Prom, committee: Chnlrman, A. C. Lau. Master of ceremonies, George flhld ler. Committee, Misses Honeywell, Jon klns, Woodford and Marshall; Messrs. Kimball, Hill, Kees, Pollard, Engles, Farney, King, R. E. Smith, Graff. The prom, will be given In all prob ability at the Lincoln the first Friday In February. LINCOLN VANITY. Those who have read the football columns of the Journal lately have noticed with considerable Interest and sympathy the puerile trash which has been sent up from Lincoln for publication regarding the football sit uation there. In the first place If the person who writes this "stuff" knew anything about the strategy of the game he would not endeavor to di vulge all tire points of their system, and, in the second place, If he know that he was writing fdr an Intelligent football public he would know better than to vaunt the prowess of a team which before the game with Minne sota last year was practically un known even In the west. Puffed up with the vanity and filled with a large sense of the great Importance of u team which Is yet In Its embryonic stage this writer, whoever he may be, Is becoming distressingly sickening to those who have seen high class foot "bair We are always glad to hear news of any kind concerning our friends at Lincoln, but we desire to register n protest against "stuff" of this kind. Minnesota Daily. I The appearance on the campus of five men wearing Minnesota colors was the ocasion of a small motf yester day. The men who were undergoing initiation into Sigma Alpha Epsllon were all freshmen. The wearing of the maroon and old gold was a part of the Initiatory tests. Their appearance on the campus caused something of a Ltlr among .ne students. A mob of about thirty at once formed and re paired to mechanic arts hall where one of the Initiates, B"ud Slzer, had a class. He was called rrom the class room and ordered to take off the col ors. This he refused to do, saying that they had been placed there by his fra ternity and there they would stay un til the were forcibly removed. At this the crowd grabbed the colors anTT cut them Into bits and distributed the remnants as souvenirs. The initiate was allowed to return to his class. The Chicago Tribune for October 7 says that Nebraska has entered a pro test against Rodgers, the ex-captain of the Carlisle team, who is now play ing end for the Gophers. Rodgers played five years on the Carlisle team. This makes him ineligible to play again according to the rules adopted by the "Big Nine." Even had Rodg ers not played five years, he would still be ineligible, for a man who has played' in one college cannot play In another until he has been one year a resident of the place to which ho has gone. The men's gymnasium classes have begun light apparatus work. 4 J) 1 aM ;, if (. 1 i flr -fl J 1 3 if . t -l V ;1 -1 to " i -4 AyR ft '