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VOL. 2. NO. 73.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1903.
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Historical Society Pays Tribute to
J. Sterling Morton Rose
water on "Railroads in
A large and appreciative audience as
sembled in Memorial hall last evening
to listen to the first part of the pro
gram arranged by the Historical so
ciety. Many of the old pioneers who
have long been identified with ' the
work of the society were present to
enjoy the interesting program. All
portions of the state were represented.
President Robert W. Furnas, of
Brownvlllo, opened the program with
an address on J. Sterling Morton. He
paid a glowing tribute to the great
services which Mr. Morton had ren
dered to the state and nation, and re
lated many stories illustrating his
Hon. George L. Miller of Omaha gave
an extended extemporaneous address
paying tribute to his life-long friend,
Mr. Morton. Dr. Miller's address was
very interesting and was enlivened by
reminiscences showing the character of
Hon. Edward Rosewater, of Omaha,
gave an address on "Railroads in Ne
braska Politics." He recited many
farts familiar to readers of the "Bee,"
and entertained the audience with his
views of the corrupt Influence of the
railroads. He related a personal con
versation with Marvin Hughltt, presi
dent of the Northwestern, explaining
why there had been antagonism to tho
railroads in Nebraska and laying great
stress upon the statement that com
panics desired to dlctato who Bhould
bo elected to county, state and federal
offlces. . The question of rates was not
tho only ground for complaint.
Following this address Mr. Cox, of
Seward county, submitted a resolution
for tho naming of one of the giant red
wood trees in California in honor of
Mr. Morton. A committee was ap
pointed, consisting of Mr. Cox, Dr.
George L. Miller of Omaha, and Rev.
C. S. Harrison of York. The com
mittee was given power to act.
The meeting then adjourned to the
museum of the Historical society,
where a .pleasant hour was spent in
viewing the collection.
The other numbers of the program
will Be given today.
The Latin club, which was to have
met last evening- at the home of Miss
Margaret Wharton, has postponed the
session for one week because of the
basket-ball practice Incident to the
Tecumseh game. The club will then
meet with Miss Wharton as first
planned. This club is composed of all
the Latin students in tho Academy
and is a result of the enthusiasm due
to the executive ability of Miss Noilly
Dean. Several helpful talks havo been
planned for tho next meeting.
Provisional registration will take
placo next week In order to ascertain
tho number of now classes necessary.
The advance Inquiries Indicate a good
increase in attendance next semester.
Mrs. Hodgman met tijo young ladies
of the Social Hour club in the Univer
sity art gallery yesterday from 3 to 4
p. m. Miss Clara Walsh, the well
lenown Lincoln artist, gave the young
ladles some appreciative criticisms up
on the works of art examined. Several
of the young men of tho Academy
were present. Everybody voted the
hour as well and successfully spent
The Academy posters have proven a
success artistically and are in Buch
constant demand by the teachers of the
ARE READY fOR DEBATES
Many Men On the List Missouri
Holds Off Kansas Strong
Senior Girls Meet
The senior girls held a short mooting
yesterday in tho old chapel during con
vocation. It was decided that one-half
of the coBt of gowns and caps should
bo para" in advance and the reBt when
thoyaro received. Tho gowns and caps
have been ordered and will bo worn on
.Registration for the preliminary de
bates closed Saturday ovenlng at six
o'clock and those who aro candidates
for positions on the interstate teams
have begun systematic preparation.
In post years many registered for tho
debates who had no chance of winning
places, but of the men who havo en
tered for the coming contests many
have been on interstate teams and all
havo had experience In debating. The
following is a complete list of those
who have registered for the prelimi
naries: J. L. Clark, L. 0. Pfelffor, I. P. Hew
itt, Paul Boslaugh, H. G. Strayor, W. O.
Smith, L. J. Zook, J. M. Paul, Mason
Wheeler, J. W. Dickinson, F.W. Pierce,
J. C. Doubt, B. G. Lewis, L. C. Light
ner, E. R. Buckner, C. D. Ritchie, R.'C.
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1 Nebraska vs. Haskell Indians
Academy vs. Tecumseh
The girls' basket-ball team of tho
Acadomy will play the Tecumseh high
school next Saturday at Tecumseh.
Tho Acadomy has been trained and
coached by Dr. Louise Pound, Miss
Nellie Dean and Miss Ruth Bryan,
while Miss Hanna Pillsbury, '02, and
captain of last year's university team,
has developed the Tecumseh team. If
Miss Pillsbury to as good a trainer as
she Is player the scalps of the Tecum
Boh team are not liable to hang at tho
Acadomy bolts. Nevertheless tho prop,
girls are confidant of victory and aro
going In with tho intention of winning.
Mrs. Hodgman will probaly chap
orono tho team.
The girls who will represent tho
Academy aro: Forwards, Hazel Cam
eron, Jano Blanchard and Elizabeth
Meyer; guards, Ruth Baker, Myrtlo
Morrison and Elizabeth Lyman; cen
ter, Edna Baker.
AT ARMORY, SATURDAY, JAN. 17 - GAME 8 P. M.
Admission: 25c and 35c - Reserved Seats,
University Book Store
state that the supply of 1,000 will soon
bo exhausted. Tho Academy manage
ment feels much satisfaction over this
Nebraska product of art.
School of Music Notes
MIbb Perkins scored a great success
with her program at the Matinee Mus
icalo Monday afternoon,
w Miss May Welch of Omaha visited
university friends over Sunday.
Owing to the large number of stu
dents of piano, the Conservatory feels
keenly the loss of Miss Arnold, who Is
111 with apgendlcltis. Some one will
be procured to fill her place as soon as
The Qlee club will appear at convo
cation next Friday.
Mr. Robert Harvey, for many years
surveyor of Howard county and now
draftsman In Commissioner Follmer's
office at the state houBe, was a visitor
to the Historical library this morning.
Mr. Isaac Pollard, of Nehawka, on
whoso farm the celebrated Indian flint
mines and mounds have been discov
ered, Is hero attending the meetings
of the Historical society.
The new books are: "The Private
Soldier Under Washington," by Bol
ton. "The English Bible; a Historical
Sketch," by H.W. Hoaro. "Book Bnd
lng and the Care of Books," by Cock
erel!. "Municipal Government," by
Bird S, Color. "The Poetry of Robert
Browning," by S. A. Brooke.
The sophomore Y. M. O. A. basket
ball game, which was to have been
played in the armory last night, was
postponed until Friday night.
James, F. M. Hunter, G. M. Peters, Ira
Rvner. C. C. Wilbum. G. A. Lee, C. S.
Wortman, C. J. Berkey, J. N. Norton,
C. A. Kutcher, J. F. Tobln, J. T. Mo
lick, D. D. Stull, W. F. Meier, Mr. Sar
geant, W. B. Catlln.
The debating board wired Missouri
again yesterday urging an Immediate
decision as to sides on the question
Missouri accepted early In December.
It is understood that one reason why
Missouri has delayed so long Is that
tne debaters who tackle Nebraska want
to have the say as to which side they
shall argue on.
Colorado holds her preliminary con
test thlB week to select the men who
meet Nebraska. Prom Kansas comes
the word that unusual Interest Is being
taken in debate this year. Chancellor
Strong la putting Bome additional
steam Into It
Open meeting of Medical Society
Another class has appeared In head
gear. The sophomores created a sen
sation on the campus yesterday by
appearing In their new class caps. The
caps are of the customary type and
are olive green with tho class numer
als of white, these colors "being the
class colors. It remains to be seen
which will, go home bare-headed first
a junior or a sophomore.
The Horticultural society held its
first meeting yesterday afternoon In
room 102 of Nebraska hall. All day
fruits wore being unpacked and ar
ranged for exhibition on tho tables. .
An unusually fine display of apples
has already been put on exhibition,
which shows what tne state of Nebras
ka can produce in the way of fruit.
The best exhibits of tho various va
rieties of apples will secure prizes.
Beautiful vases of flowers from differ
ent florists of the state were a pleasing
Tho meeting was called to order at 2
o'clock and the following program was
Address of welcome, Chancellor An
drews. Response, President L.. M. Russell.
"Diseases of tho Apple Tree and
Fruit," Geo. F. Miles.
"Packing and Marketing Apples," E.
"Past, Present and Future bf Horti
culture In Nebraska," W. G. Swan.
"Horticulture Instruction in tho
School of Agriculture," Prof. R. A.
"Strawberries, O. T. Little.
Programs will be carried, out. this,
morning and afternoon and tomorrow
The basketball team Is holding dally
signal and goal practice at chapel time.
Somo hard work is being done to get
Into shape for the Indian game Satur
day night. This contest is looked for
ward to as one of the hardest of the
season. Regular practice Is held three
times a week, pn Tuesday and Thurs
day at 5 p. m. and Saturday at 3 p. m.
It is urged that students come out dur
ing the practice hour and, encourage
the team. It .would put mqre spirit in
to the game and greater benefit 'would
"be gained from practice.
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