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The Daily Nebraskan
VOL.1. NO. 2-2.
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, OCTOBER 10, 1901.
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VARSITY DOES LIGHT WORK.
Taam ot into Proctlca CatitUnaljr. Two
Scrub Train I,tna I p. Two (iania
Saturday. Training Table.
The training table Ip now an a
Hiired fact. As yet no definite plans
have been made, but the athletic board
was placed on a footing by the Min
nesota game which will make it pos
sible to run .1 table on u nnr will- Hie
large eastern scinols. This is a new
departure for NeVinskji and v. ill per
fect the training of the men.
After a day's rest the 'Varsity were
out last night. All the men were In
their positions, excepting Plllsbury,
who was prevented by laboratory
work. The men are still somewhat
stiff and sore, but the sharp north
wind made fast work necessary. The
formations wore executed with a "snap
and vigor which was good to look
The 'Varsity did not line up for a
scrimmage, but confined their work to
formations and signal practice. The
two scrub teams lined up, however,
and after hard playing for three-quar-Jers
of an hour closed the practice
with a run around the field. Hlckle
had no difficulty whatever In pushing
his opponent over the gridiron. The
teams were so evenly matched that
no score was made on either side.
On next Saturday the number of
games to be played on the field and
against other schools will mark a cli
max In Nebraska football. In the af
ternoon Lincoln high school will meet
the Peru Normal team. Then the
University scrubs will play the high
school. At Crete the second team will
play Doane college and the 'Varsity
plays the Omaha Medics at Omaha.
Thla is the first time in the history of
the Univeraity that It has been possi
ble to have three teams in the field
at one time.
The admission to the field Saturday
will be twenty-five cents to all who do
not hold season tickets. Those who
have season tickets may secure en
trance by showing them at" the gate.
Season tickets will also admit to all
other games played, on Nebraska field,
Including the contest between the
Lincoln and Omaha higlr schools.
Conflicting and exaggerated reports
have been sent out regarding the at
tendance at the game on Northrop field
Saturday. Estimates have run as high
as 12,000. The officials have made a
count of the tickets taken in at the
gate and found that there were just
7,202 persona present, not including
the three bands and the two teams and
substitutes. The amount of money
received by the hoard as Nebraska'a
the regular convocation of the club.
Once a month the boys who were In
the volunteer army In the Phlllipines
get together and talk over old times
and revive memories nf the campaigns
they took part in. The next regular
meeting will be held the first Tuesday
A special meeting has been called for
Friday evening, October 18, when plnns
will be made for a small feed to bo
given soon. It is desired that all men
who served In tho Philiplnos, who are
now in the University, come out to tho
meetings of the corpa The special
meeting will be held in the law room.
Regular meetings of the club are held
the first Tuesdays In each month.
The programs of the four debating
clubs for Saturday, October 19. are as
Question Resolved, That the peace
ful anexatlou of Cuba to the United
States would be to Che mutual benefit
of both countries.
Affirmative W. W. Jones, North,
Negative- Barker, Cronln, Baldwin.
Question Resolved, That Intercol
legiate football Is productive of more
1 irm than good.
Affirmative G. A. Johnson, Weasel,
Negative Nellson, Cottle.
Question Resolved, That the recent
reciprocity agitation in the United
States Is an Indication that the pres
ent high protective tariff Is not for the
economic welfare of the country.
Affirmative Riley, Kerns. B'atle.
Negative Cook, Maxwell, Hodges.
Question Resolved, That the signs
of the times point toward free trade.
Affirmative Donahue, Stonecker,
Negative Wlllats, Cotle, Stewart.
THE UNIVERSITY SONG.
Hinds & Noble, a eolege publishing
firm of New York City have written to
the executive office asking for a copy
of the old University song, "The Scar
let and Cream." Thoy wish It for
publication in a book of college songs
soou to be published.
When the old glee club was in its glory
several years ago, this aong was pop
ularly sung as tho University ode.
Of late years, however, it has fallen
into disuse and is now almost forgot
ten except by tho older, students and
The aong haa a number of tradi
tions clustering around it that would
make it interesting to " the student
Bhare amounted to a little over $4,706?8fvlody. It ia very much dealred that any
The expenses were about $400, leaving old atudont who haa a copy or tho song
a net aura of $4,300 iu the alhletic or who knows It, send it to the oxecu
treasury as a result of tho game. tlve office at once aa ita publication ia
EIGHTH ARMY CORPS ELECTS.
The eight army corps met last night
and chose new officers for the einsung
terra. Thoae chosen were aa follows:
H. E. Clapp, President, C. D. PeebW,
Vice-President, R. H. Wesael, Secre
tary and Treasurer. The retiring of
ficers are.: A. M. Hull, President, S. J.
McElhoes, Vice-President, A.N.Storch
Secretary and Treaaurer.
The meeting last night was
Y. W. C. A. CANDY SALE.
The young ladies of the Y. W. C. A.
have decided to rovlve the candy sale
which met with so much auccess last
year. The sale will begin Monday in
the association roomB. Lost year a
considerable sum of money was cleared
by the young ladies. Jt ia thought that
tho project will be as succesaful this
Krail .1. Kalljr fttltor-ln-Chlaf anil Frl
Morrill Ilualnrsa Manager of tli
('la Hook. Otbar Appointment.
The senior clnss held a moetlng In
Memorial hall, yesterday afternoon.
The senior claBs book and other com
mittees wore to bo elected. Thoro
was a good attendance. The senior
claBs book was quickly finished, aa tho
nominations for manager and cditor-In-chlef
were made by acclamation.
Fred Morrill was unanimously chosen
manager and Fred J. Kelly edltor-In-ohlef.
They were also given power
to chose an assistant manager and
eight assistant editors. These will be
The class was unable to decide on
caps and gowns. Tho matter was re
fered to a committee who will report
the style of headgear that the Class
don during tho year.
The president was given power to
appoint a committe of five to write
and arange for the presentation of tho
clas8 play. A committee to provide a
new class yell was also appointed.
The president In a brief talk empha
sized the need of organized rooting
in the university football games. He
advised the formation of a "Senior'
Rooting Club," as a move toward so
ciety and class clubs, upon which basis
an effective University organization
can be perfected.
The class decided to take the Init
iative and gave the president power
to appoint a captain for the club. The
other olasses were asked to Join in
placing the movement on a sound foot
ing. President Batie announces the fol
Class play, Elsie Blandin, E. M.
Dunaway, P. J. Kelly, Clara Fowler,
Mlsa Howell, head of the elocution
Caps and gowns, Messrs, Bracclin, D.
E. Thomas, S. D. Clinton, Misses Dot
Druse, chairman, Bessie Reeves' and
Claas yells, Messrs. O. G. Home,
Chairman, F. K. Nlelson, R. C. James,
Mlaaes Hannah Plllsbury, Adnelle
Cady and Ethel Masters.
O. G. Home was appointed leader of
the senior's rooting club.
NEW AGRICULTURAL BULLETIN.
The bulletin on shee'p feeding re
cently published by the Nebraska Ex
periment station showed some very
lntere8ting results in favor of alfalfa
hay, with different grain rations. The
lota on alfalfa with corn, corn and one
fourths oats, or com with one-fifth
bran, made an averago gain of thirty-three
pounds in ninety-eight days,
with an average gain of seventy-two
cents a head. The lota on sorghum
hay and corn, corn and one-fourth oats
or corn and one-fifths bran, made only
twenty-two pounds gain. Three dif
ferent gran rations were fed to the
six lota of sheep on alfalfa, three lota
being under cover and three invopen
yards. Four lota were fed on sorghum
and no particular increase in the gain
was observed when bran or oats was
added to corn, but a marked gain was
found when oil meal was added to the
corn ration. The greater gain on corn
and oil meal was mndo nt a lower' cost
per pound than where corn and sor
ghum nlono were fed.
One value to bo derived from such
an experiment Is tho Interest taken
In the feeding by tho boys, who make
tho rounds almost dally to see how the
stock Is getting on. They study the
dlfferont lots and their comparative
gains, and determine for themselves
the relative value of the4dlffcrcrvt, me
thods of feeding.
The School of Agriculture begins
'November 11. 1901. nnd experimental
work is always- In progress which will
be of Interest and profit to the boys
who attend. For Information write
to the Univeraity of Nebraska, Lin
PROFESSOR H. R. SMITH ARRIVES.
Professor H. R. Smith, the now ad
dition to the School of Agriculture,
has arrived to take up his work. He
has been appointed assistant pro fen
sor of animal husbandry. Ho has huff
exceptionally good training, being a
graduate of Michigan agricultural col
lego and tho University of Wisconsin
In agriculture. Last year he wnB act
ing professor of agriculture in the
University of Missouri during tho ab
sence of Professor Mumford in Eu
rope. He was very successful, both In
his work In the unlvorslty.and in the
farmers' Institutes. The addition of
Professor Smith to the force has ma
terially strengthened tho department
of animal husbandry and the efficiency
of Its work In tho School of Agriculture.
During tho last few yearfl a great
change haa taken place in tho atti
tude of the farmer upon the subject of
agricultural education. This la due
to two causes. First, agricultural ed
ucation haa become mucbmbro i)rac
tlcal as the schools have realized that
the farm boy needed to know how to
cultivate the soil, to caro for an or
chard, or to feed cattle In the best,
manner, or to do some other particular
thing. If tho f arm, boy can be taught
how to breed or select a good steer
for feeding purposes and how Ho feed
him at a greater profit, thla surely
makes his business more profitable.
If he can be taught how to handle ani
mals to prevent disease or how to euro
the simpler and more common diseasea
of animals, this certainly is a practi
cal kind of .education which should
be added to a knowledge of arithme
tic, geography, etc. Write to the Uni
versity of Nebraska for particulars.
W. L. Hall of the United States bur.
eau of forestry called at the depart
ment of botany on Monday to confer
with Dr. Bessey in regard to forestry
matters In the state.- They called on
Governor Savage In the. afternoon and
were assured of his co-operation in
the effort to secure the formation of
one or more reservations in the Snnd
Hills, on which large plantations of
trees are to be made by the government.
- The department of botany has" re-. ,
cently received several collections ofvg&a
mosses tnnd seaweeds for addition to 'N
the herbarium. ,
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