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The Daily Nebraskan.
fc, VOL. 2. NO. 37.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER (5, 1902.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
HONORS ARE ABOUT EVEN
Varsity and Scrubs Work About
Evenly at Practice Each
Side Scores Other
Honors between the scrubs and the
varsity were about equally divided
last night. Each scored a touchdown
and the game ended with the ball In
the 'varsity's hands In the middle of
The scrubs kicked off to the 'varsity
nnd Mlckel returned 20 yards. The
scrubs secured the ball and advanced
to within 10 yards of the goal. The
'varsity obtained the ball on downs
and pushed it down the field for large
gains. Bender punted 30 yards with
no return. Engelhart went through
the line for a touchdown. The 'varsity
kept the ball on the five-yard line and
gained five yards, but lost on a rumble.
Eager on the scrubs was sent through
the line for good gains and landed the
pigbkin behind the goal line.
Ringer, Benedict and Shedd were not
out for practice. Their places were
$i taken by Tobin, Thorpe and Follmer.
Wilson and Mason alternated at left
tackle. All of the backs were worked
The second eleven was strengthened
by Assistant Coach Pnlmer, Cotton.
Johnson and Eager, and played good
football. Eager and Johnson went into
the game with their usual vim. The
former proved a good ground gainer,
frequently making five yards.
The men, with a few exceptions, are
in good condition for the game Satur
day and although they do not expect
a walk-away, they are sufficiently con
fident of victory.
Lock for Michigan Game.
One of the city papers has been car
rying on communication with Michigan
with tho object to getting a game with
that university and Nebraska, either
before or after the regular season is
over. Tho prospects are not what this
Tho following telegrams have passed
between it and the Michigan manager:
"Charles Balrd, Ann Arbor, Mich.:
Will Michigan play the Nebraska
Cornhuskers? The Lincoln Daily Star
would like to see the teams meet.
"Sporting Editor Star."
And this Is tho answer:
"Michigan schedule Is full. Sorry we
cannot meet Nebraska.
It Is stated that a return telegram
In reply to one asking for a post-season
date has not been received.
Other papers In tho Missouri valley
havo been pushing tho claims qf the
Nebraska team. Some believe that Ne
braska Is entitled to bigger things than
she la now getting. A Kansas City
paper has the following to say of Sat
urday's game with tho Indians:
"Saturday was an eventful day in
football in all parts of the country.
The championships of both the west
and the Missouri valley were practical
ly decided without the , shadow of
doubt. By defeating the Haskell In
dians, Nebraska made firm her claim
to the supremacy of the Missouri val
ley, while by winning from Wisconsin,
Michigan hewed a largo notch in the
western championship stick of 1002,
and Wisconsin's hopes for the coveted
title went glimmering while over 22,
000 people looked on with varying emo
tions. "The Cornhnskers' victory over the
Redskins came as a huge surprise
to almost everyone interested in the
There can be no doubt as to Ne
braska's superiority over the braves.
The score leaves no uncertainty. The
Cornhnskers won by legitimate, unre
lenting, hard football.
freshmen vs. Academy.
The Freshmen football team and
Academy eleven will contest for honors
on the gridiron this afternoon at 3
p. m. The Academy has been defeated
by the Sophomores and Juniors by
scores of It; to 5 and 23 to 0. As his
is their last chance, the Preps will
make a desperate effort to defeat one
university class team.
Companies Move Bleachers.
Companies A and C were called out
of drill early and taken to the foot
ball field, where they were put to work
moving tho last Bectlon of bleachers at
the north of the grandstand to the
north end of the east side of the field.
This is to make room for more bleach
ers to correspond In height to the
grandstand. It will provide the whole
east side of the field from 0110 end to
the other with plain bleachers and the
other side with grandstand and bleach
ers. In carrying the old seats around the
northern end of the field the men got
stuck on account of small spaco be
tween wire fence and trees.
Either the semaphore, some fence
or a tree or two will have to be sacri
ficed to finish moving the seats. Earth
is being hauled in at tho northern end
of the track to provide level ground for
tho extra seats.
All students wishing to register for
gymnastic work may do so this week
without expense. Courses 13 and 15
coming at 11:30 a. m. and 3 p. m., re
spectively, are classes for general body
building and open to all young men
Course 5 In theory of general athletic
training will Btart next week. All
students Interested In this course will
meet In Dr. Clapp's office at 1 p. m.,
Monday, November 10.
Dr. Clapp will take charge of Course
19 In track athletics Monday, Novem
ber 10. Class will meet In lecture room
of gymnasium at 4 p. m., Monday, No
Free registration for the above
courses can be arranged by consulting
Dr. Clapp, head of physical department.
The Young Women of Nebraska
to Meet This Week The
University Will Be
The seventeenth annual convention
of tho Young Woman's Christian asso
ciation of Nebraska will be held in
this city from Friday, November 7, to
Sunday night, November 9.
All sessions of the convention, ex
cept Sunday sessions, will bo held In
the university chapel. The meetings
on Sunday will be held In the First
Baptist church, corner Fourteenth and
K streets. The program has been pre
pared with caro and is very attractive.
The attendance is expected to be good.
The following are the most import
ant parts of the program which may
be enjoyed by the public:
Friday afternoon, November 7
2: in Greetings
From State University association,
From state committee, Mrs. F. M.
Response, Cora Wigton, Bellevue.
3:00 Reports for the past year.
Two-minute reports from associa
tions. 1:15 Unconscious Influence, Dr. B.
8:00 Organ solo, Nocturne from "A
Mid-Summer Nights Dream," Mendels
sohn, Willard Kimball.
Convention address, "Opportunity,"
Mr. J. B. Bailey, state secretary of the
Young Men's Christian association.
Saturday morning, November 8th
9:00 Praise service.
9:si5 Young Women's Christian as
sociation in other Lands. Evangel and
World's Quarterly, Miss Paxton.
11:15 The Definition of Life, Dr.' J.
2:00 Importance of Christian Trail -ing
in a Student's Life, Chancellor E.
2:15 College conference, Miss Pax
Tho College Woman in Christian
Work, Miss Paxton.
3:45 Tho Message of the Prophet,
Habakkuk, Miss Laura Wild.
Sunday morning, November 9
9:30 Quiet hour, Miss Weldy.
4:00 Gospel service, Mrs. E. F.
Topic Tho Purpose of His Coming.
8:00 Opening service, Dr. H. O.
Address, Miss Ruth Paxson, student
secretary for the American committee.
Physical Education Notes.
With Dr. Clapp, Mr. Lane and Miss
Barr at the head of the physical edu
cation department, It 'bids fair to be-
come one of tho strong departments
In tho university. Gymnasium work is
sure to 1)6 raised to a higher standard
than ever before.
Dr. Clapp has taken charge of tho
basket-ball class and tho men are
showing up well. Captain Hewitt was
out for basket-ball practice last night
for the first time. About fifteen men
reported and some lively games were
Appointments for physical examina
tions can bo made at any tlmo this
week. About twenty have already re
ported. About forty gymnasium suits havo
been ordered. Men's classes will soon
appear In uniform.
At the Academy.
At tho last meeting of the Girls'
Social Hour club of the Lincoln Acad
emy the following officers wcro elected
for tho ensuing year: MIsb Helen
Waugh, president; Miss Margaret
Wharton, vice president; Miss Hazel
The glrlB decided that In addition to
talks by prominent women, they will
disperse programs by tho members
themselvos. They will also havo a
critical discussion of the twelve great
masterpieces of art.
The principal announced, Tuesday
morning at chapel, that there are now
about 11)0 students registered In tho
Academy and predicted that there
would lie over 200 before the school
The football team keeps up its Bpliits
and pugnacity in spite of numerous
defeats. The game with the freshmen
of tho university on the campus this
afternoon will probably be a flerco
struggle and will test the metal of both
The game between the Academy and
the Lincoln high school second eleven
next Saturday Is looked forward to
with considerable interest. The
former team is hopeful of making a
good reputation, even If it suffers de
feat. Debate on Ctal Strike.
The first debate of the semester In
the advanced course In debate, which
Is composed mainly of last year's Inter
state squad, takes place this afternoon
in U. 206 from 2 to 4 o'clock, on "Re
solved, That the anthracite coal min
ers should recognize the union." The
speakers will be Tobln and Hunter,
Doubt and Mellck. The debate will be
open to the public.
farnsworth a Champion.
The Item below states the success of
Earl E. Farnsworth of last year's
Junior class, and who Is now attending
"The final round of singles of tho
tennis tournament resulted as follows:
E. E. Farnsworth, '03, beat Audenrlod
Whlttomore, '03, 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.
This victory gives Farnsworth the
tennis championship of the university.
The result of the semi-final round in
singles was as follows: E. E. Farns
tyorth, '03, beat T. H. SIdley, '03, 6-4,
(PS, 6-0; Audenrled Whlttemore, '03,
beat W. W. Gall, '05, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4."
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