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The Daily Nebraskan
VOL.1. NO. 28.
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, OCTOBER 17, 1901.
OMAHA MEDICS DISBAND.
Game With the Doctorn Next Sat
urday Cancelled. An Alumni
Game Probable. The
Word has been received from Oma
ha that the Medics' team has dis
banded, thus making a break In tho
schedule. The management, how
over, hopes to fill this by an alumni
game to be played on the University
field. This may necessitate tho can
celling of the game between the Lin
coln high school scrubs and tho Uni
versity third team. Tho rest of the
games will be played as scheduled.
The 'Varsity lined up against tho
scrubs for regular practice last' night.
After about forty minutes of hard
work In which each team held the
ball for about an equal time, tho ptne
tlco closed wlth run around the Held.
The placo kick of Stringer and tho
punting of Plllsbury wero noticeable
features of the practice. Stringer is
fast developing Into a sure klckor.
Ho will undoubtedly bo called upon
to pile up tho score against Wiscon
sin. Plllsbury punted well all through
tho practice, several times punting
out of bounds from the fifty-yard line.
As a whole tho practice was fast and
full of encouragement to tho onlookers.
A larger crowd than usual were along
the side lines and tho south bleachers.
They Beemed to take a strong Inter
est and applauded overy good play.
Eager played half back for tho
scrubs In his old accustomed style and
never failed to make his yards
against the 'Varsity. Bell also proved
to bo a sure ground gainer at half
back on the first team. Ryan, an end
of lajt year, Is again In tho gamo af--ter
being JaM up for about three
weeks with a diaiocated shuulderr-
THE TRACK TEAM.
Captain McComb feels vory much
encouraged over the way tho track
team is shaping In the fall practice.
The general field meet has contributed
much interest and more men are out
than ever before.
Among last year's mon are Carr and
Hewitt for the half mile run and Cap
tain McComb for tho 100-yard dash.
Overturf Is showing up well In tho
shot put: Ludden is doing tho high
jump in good form. Hagenslck, of last
Toar1s-high"flchool -toamrw-ho won JJko.
broad jump in the meet with the high
school, is out for tho broad jump and
pole vault. Paul AndreBon, a brother
of tho famous "Bob," promises well
for the 100-yard dash. Plllsbury and
Kellogg are playing football.
All in all prospects for the track
team were never brighter, and to add
to the general interest it is rumored
that Nebraska will send her represen
tatives to tho inter-collegiate moot at
Chicago next spring.
Captain McComb thinks the general
lack of Interest in track work is
caused by tho small schedule of games.
This year there is more good material
In the school than thero has been fof
some time and with tho proper train
ing Nebraska could develop one of tho
strongest teams in the middle west
Tho baseball schedule always serves
as a stimulant to the spirit of that
gamo. Tho fact that Nebraska takes
a big trip through tho oast Is some
what facinatlng and it keeps good
track men from tho team. Now If sev
eral big meets could bo arranged with 1
colleges like Minnesota and Chicago,
Mr. McComb thinks that there would
bo a greater desire on the part of men
to mako tho team.
THE SCARLET AND CREAM.
This University song as sung by
the Gleo club at the quarter centennial
of tho University Is published below.
It was for a number of years the
semi-official song of tho University.
Sing to tho colors that float In tho
Hurrah for tho scarlet and cream!
Scarlet tho hue of tho roses so bright,
And pale Is tho lily's fair gleam.
Scarlet tho oast at tho breaking of
And scarlet tho west when tho sun
Hail to tho colors that float in the
Hurrah for the scarlet and cream!
Scarlet tho ruby, tho Jewel so rare,
With colors so briliant and true.
Palo Is the pearl so bright and so fair,
And clear as tho drop of dew.
Bright are our colors, as fair as a
Hurrah for Nebraska and scarlet
Hail to tho colors that shine In the
Hurrah for the scarlet and cream!
Hero's to the college whose colors wo
Here'B to tho hearts that are truo.
Hall, Alma Mator, Nebraska so fair!
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And hearts that aro truo and voice
Hall to the college whoso colors wo
Hurrah for the scarlet and cream!
Tho Dramatic club met yesterday
and elected officers as follows: Miss
Howell, president; Fred Nellson, vlco
president; Miss Edholm, secretary-
An assessment of 25 cents was
levied on each member to defray the"
general expenses of tho club.
Tho club starts out this year with
bright prospects. It is expected that
three or four dramatic productions
will be presented during tho year.
Mr. Coffin of Genoa Is here arrang
ing a collection of Indian relics which
Is worth about $1,000. It will take
about three days to arrange and label
the collection, during which time the
reading room of tho Historical society
will bo temporarily closed. The col
lection is quite extensive, including
Indian head-dresses, cooking utensils,
instruments of war and chase, etc.
AH students aro invited to drop in
and see this collection.
GIRL'S BASKET BALL.
First and Second Teams Organize.
Outlook for a Successful Year.
Some of the PlayorH
on the Team.
At a meeting of the first team of
tho girl basket ball players yesterday,
MIbb Hannah Plllsbury was elected
captain for tho season of 1901-2, In
placo of MIbs Eleanora Miller. Miss
Miller held tho captaincy two years,
and thought this long enough. Miss
Minnie Jansa of tho Wahoo team was
selected to fill tho place left vacant by.
Miss Emmons, and Miss Qertrudo
Macomber, captain of tho second team
of last year, was advanced to tho posi
tion of second center, left vacant by
the loss of Miss Minnie Guile. Tho
vacancy at guard was left open for a
Among last year's players on the
field again are Misses Higglns, Rltchlo
and Shields; and among tho now play
ers whoso metal has boon tried, and
who have Bhown up well, are Misses
Alice Towno and Loralno ComBtock of
the Omaha team, Miss Archibald of the
Lincoln high school team, Miss Ruth
Bryan of tho Montlcello (111.) team,
and Miss Caroline Cook, a former Uni
versity player of experience. Miss
Louise Pound was re-elected manager
of the team.
Miss Emmons, last year's brilliant
forward on the first team, writes from
Wellesley that girls' basket ball Is
"poor" and "slow" at Wellesley, com
pared to that played "by tho first and
second teams at Nebraska.
LITERARY SOCIETY PROGRAMS.
Special programs are being pre
pared for the Friday night's meetings
of tho literary societies. Features of
tTfM-4x2sprinTTn I utrnngttr and interest-are
promised by all of them.
An anniversary program by tho
alumni will bo rendered in Palladlan
hall. Tho program will bo In com
memoration of tho thirtieth anniver
sary of tho founding of tho society.
The officers of tho evening will be:
President, Judge Field; secretary,
Miss Tremaln; critic, Will Owen
The program as arranged is as fol
lows: Vocal solo Miss Hullhorst.
Speech O. B. Polk.
Instrumental solo Mrs. Maude
Tho Dolian literary society will give
ft. "Riley" program Friday evening.
The readings and songs are selected
from the works of the "farmer" joet
The following numbers aro prom
ised: VioMn solo Selected Mr., Houston.
Reading When the Frost is on the
Pumpkin R. A. Harrison.
Reading Prior to Miss Bell's Ap
pearanco Miss May Edholm.
' Sketch of Riley's life C. W. Edger
ton. Vocal duet There, Little Girl, Don't
Cry Misses Williams and Countryman.
Reading Old Glory Miss Ruth
Reading Tho Raggedy Man Mlsa
Vocal solo Tho Goblins Will Get
You Miss MInnIo Williams.
Recitation Mr. Baldwin.
Sketches Mr. Vandorvert.
Reading Miss Sparks.
Medloy Mr. HarrlBon.
C. E. Crownovor, who graduated,
from tho civil engineering course in
'97, paid his respects at department
hoadquarters yesterday morning.
SIncC graduation and until last year,
whon ho was a fellow in tho civil en
gineering department of tho Unlvor
3lty ol Minnesota, ho was employed by
fie Union Pacific. At present ho is
lesident onglneer on tho Chicago Great
Western with an office at Fort Dodge,
All engineering students aro invited
to accompany Professor Stout to Go
noa. Neb., on Saturday, Octobor 19.
Tho object of tho trip will bo tho
measurement of tho amount of water
flowing through tho Groat Eastern
canal, also tho measurement of tho
slope of tho flowing water, and an ex
amination of tho condition and com
position of tho bed and banks of tho
channel. These measurements aro
to bo mado in behalf of tho United
States department of agriculture and
will servo as a contribution to tho
mass of data which is to bo used by
the experts of tho department in the
discussion of formulas for tho flow of
water In open channels.
Professor Morse is writing a elr
.cular letter to all graduates of the
-ICrIgm:: nnHTmirrln department.
whoso addresses are available, re
questing them to Inform him as to
their employment and the amount of
their salary. Later a table will bo
published showing tho average salaries
of the members of the respective
Y. M. C. A. SECRETARIAL CONFER
ENCE. State Secretary J. P. Bailey of the
Y. M. C. A. will conduct a secretarial
conference at Omaha October 25. It
will include all secretaries of Y. M.
C. A.'s in tho state.- This Is an inno
vatlon"in YT M7TT "ATTJircles-as-it-te
only recently that tttisBtatelni8-had
a secretary who devoted all Ills time
to state work.
During vacation a large collection
of botanical specimens was received
from Kirk Whlted, who was a stu
dent at the University twenty years
ago. These specimens were collected
in Washington in that region lying
between tho Columbia river and the
summit of tho Cascade mountains. The
collection is considered a very valua
ble addition to the University her
barium, because there is nothing of
the kind in the department from there.
Miss Ruth Nelson of Omaha is
pledged to Kappa Kappa Gamma.
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