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The Daily Nebraskan
VOL. 1, NO. 90.
LINCOLN, NEB., WKI)NTHKDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1902.
S. E. Black Chosen President After
a Spirited Contest Urges
Unity in All Class
S. E. Black was olected president of
the Junior class yesterday after i
short bub somewuat exciting contest.
Tho work was done almost entirely
before the class rame toother. Tlireo
candidates wero in the field but one
wlthdrow before tlio meeting was
called leaving tlio contest to S. E.
Black and J. D. Barry.
The first ballot was sufficient to de
cide the election. Mr,. Black receiving
49 votes to Mr. Barry's .'ft.
The ballot for first vice president
resulted in the choice of A.W. (fil
bert. decree Slndler was chosen second
vice president by a unanimous vote.
For secretarv there were three can
didates. The first ballot resulted as
follows: Miss Grlniison, .'12; Miss
Maxwell, 2.": Miss Bednar, 2:i.
Before the second ballot was taken
Miss Maxwell withdrew In favor of
Miss Grlmisnn. The second balht
resulted in the choice of Miss Grimi
son by a vote of 44 t.o HO.
For treasurer Miss Mnguire was
unanuously chosen. II. G. Strayer
was elected scrgeant-at-arms.
Mr. Jllnck in his inaugural address
urged upon the class the necessity of
unity in all clnss enterprises and
promised to conduct his official duties
without regard to any faction or
SENIOR LAWS ELECT.
After a spirited contest well inter
spersed with parliamentary wrangles
and noise particularly characteristic
of the law classes, the senior laws
succeeded In electing F. A. Sutter
President. As usual there was no
dearth of candidates for the exalted
position of chief mogul of the
senior barristers. The average law
student believes in putting Into
practice wlillo in school those prin
cipals which he must use when he
onteres the legal arena. Thereforo
no one gets a place without showing
good roason for hh aspiration and
then putting up a light for it.
Thus in yesterday's contest the
candidates for tlio presidency com
posed a largo part or tlio voting class.
Somo fell by tho waysioc early In the
day bur, tho following wero especially
Btrong: Messers Nuttei DeKalb,
Starr, and Fuller. After eight bal
lots had been taken Mr. Sxtter was
declared elected, it tho boiiN class
time tho Turther election was interrupted.
A great deal of interest is being
shown in tho coming game between
the senior and sophomore basket ball
teams which is to take place on Fri
day afternoon at 4 o'clock. Both
teams aro in excellent condition and
promise to put up a stubborn light for
tlio lienor. Tlio following will play
on tho senior team either as regulars
or substitutes: Messrs. Tobie, Pud
Icy, Tnoinas (captain). Swallow. Kel
logg. Nielson, Morrill, Teach and
The following will play on the
sophomoro team: Messrs. Myers,
Anderson, Mc.Cuteheon, Newton,
Manning and Elliot.
While it Is probable that these men
will he permitted to play yet it is
thought that an attempt will bo
mario to disqualify men on both
THE HANI) AT CONVOCATION.
The regular convocation period
yesterday morning was taken up
with a special musical program con
sisting of two productions ny tho
university, cadet band ana a vocal
solo by Miss Robinson. Tlio music was
of strictly high grade and was en
thusiastically received by the stu
dents. To many of them the ap
pearance of tho band In a snccla'.
program yesterday was tho first op
portunity they have had of judging
Its strength. That It made a very
favorable impression was evidenced
by the hearty applause which It re
ceiver!. Owing to tho lack of time,
however, it was unable to respond to
Tickets for tho exercises attend
ing Charter day will be distributed
this afternoon. Tho distribution
will be made from tho executive office
and the following schedule will be ob
served: 2:00 to 2:!0, seniors and
graduato .stu.JoTits: 2:;U) to :i:00,
Juniors; .'1:00 to :i:;K), sophomores;
:i::i() to 4:00, freshmen; 4:00 to .":00.
all others. Tickets may be roserved
by calling up telephone 221. Veterans
and their friends are Invited to have
tickets to Gen. Black's lecture reserved.
GEN. JOHN C. BLACK.
Gen. John C. Black, of Chicago
who will deliver the Charter Day
Oration on the subject 'Abraham
Lincoln" is a prominent member of
tho Chicago bar. Ho Is a veteran of
tho Civil war and a man whoso
prcsunal acquaintance with Lincoln
in war and in peace should well
qualify him to handle his subject.
All vetorans and members of tho bar
have been especially Invltod to be
present at tho lecture. General
Black Is a polished orator as woll as
ono of tho foremost lawyers In tuo
Tho basket ball team will leave
Friday morning for Minneapolis
where they will play tho Univeislty
of Minnesota Saturday night. On tho
return trip thoy will moot tbo Sioux
City Y.M.C.A. at Sioux City.
THE ALUMNI ORGAN.
Presentation to bo Mado Friday
Morning-Special Program of
Music and Addresses
Tho exercises at which tho A lumni
orgah will be formally presented to
the University of Nebraska will take
place Friday morning at 10 o'clock.
Special music has been arraneed
and a number or addresses relating to
tho organ will be made. Tho organ
will bo presented by Professor Fussier
and President von Forrell will accept
In bohalf of tho board of regontsand
tho University. Tho program is as
Music, Organ, March in E Hat,
Music, Organ, Wedding Song, Jcp
soti, Director Kimball.
Address, Music and Culture, Pro
Address, History of the movement
to purchase the Organ, Paul F. Clark.
Music, Vocal, The Three Knights,
University Double (juartetto.
Presentation Address, Professor
E. von Forell,
board of reeents.
President of the
Third Act. "Lohengrin," Wagner.
Y.M.C.A. SECOND TEAM WINS
A spirited game of basket ball was
plaved in the armory last night be
tween the freshmen and the city Y.M.
C.A. second team. In the lirst hair
or the game the rreshmen had things
their own way and it seemed as
though they were golnft' to show the
visitors how tlio game was played,
tho score standing 111 to 4 In favor of
them at tho close or tho lirst hair.
With tho beginning of tho second
hair three new men wero substituted
on tho frcsman team which seomed
to weaken if considerably. At any
rate tho Y. M? C. A. boys succeeded
in raising-their final score to 23 whllo
the freshmen could only add 20
points to thoir credit.
Tho following men played on tho
freshnr,an team: Lehmer (captain),
Beers. Hoard, nankins and McDon
ald. Tho Y.M.C.A. team was com
posed of Burgess, Bentley, Beebe,
(captain) Armstrong and Wllnelras.
As delegates for tho Y.W.C.A. to
tho quadrennial convention to bo held
at Toronto at the oloso of this
month, the following young ladles
will go: Mlssess Emma bninb'ir,
Jessie Moore, May Thomas and Jessie
Holly. The delegates fromHlie Y.M.
O. A. aro: A. W. Billing, Russoll
Moore, Elmer Turner, (J. C. North,
and Sam Anderson.
AN EXPLANATION FROM PENN
Manager Engel has received an ex
planation from Manager Evans of
Pennsylvania, of tho story recontly
published In eastern papers that Ne
braska has asked for games with sev
eral eastern teams, among them Ponn
nylvaula. Mr. Evans says: "Your lottor of
tho 2nd Inst. In regard to an urtlclo
which appeared some tlmo ngo In ono
of tho Phlladelpla papers, has Just
been received. Tho story was made
up out of tho whiilo cloth, as a good
many such stories aro in our papers,
but 1 think'.l can exnlaln Its origin,
ftomo time ago I received a letter
from Mr. Booth, your director of ath
letics, in regard to tho'awardlrig of
our Varsity letter. Somo collego
newspaper reporter, probably seeing
tho letter lying In tho box, wlth"DI
rector of Athletics. University of Ne
braska'' on tho envelope, mado up
from this slight foundation tho story
to which you refer.
I nm sorry ir a rumor that you wish
ed to play Pennsylvania has caused
you any annoyance, but wo dannot bo
responsible for the news which our
papers seo lit to print. I assure you
that tho story had no other source
than that which I have mentioned."
JOINT SOCIETY PARTY.
Tho Delian, Union and'Pailadlan
literary societies will glvo their ann
ual "Joint Party" at Walsh hall,
Friday evening, Feoruarv 21. Each
of tho societies have appointed a
committee of threo members to ar
rango tho event. Tho Joint com
mittee has organized with C.E. Teach
as chairman. The other members of
tho committee are: Messrs. Stull,
Morrill and James, nnd Misses
Youngers, Shinbur, Candlt, Mauuiro
and Holly. Mr. Fred Morrill will
act as master of ceromonios.
Entertainment will be provided
suitable for all who may come. Danc
ing, music and games of various
kinds have been arranged for. An
orchestra will furnish music during
The party will be chaperoned by
several of tho prominent resldont
alumni of tho thrco societies. It Is
intended to make this tho social
event of the year in literury society
M yesterday's session of the
senior low class it was expected that
tho Instructor in chargo would take
somo stops to ascertain the identity
of the student who recently sent hira
an anonymous note offering Bomo free
advice as to the best method of con
ducting a class. However nothing
was done and it is probable that it
will bo Ignored entirely. The note
roferred to was delivered to the in
structor by a messongor boy who, ib
is said, received ib from a law stu-
dont. Ib conbained such advinn nn
would naburally be expected bo como
from one who had failed to keep up
wibh the work ot tho class nnd qrai
desirous of gobbing an opporbunlty
to catch up.
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