The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 08, 1903, Page 2, Image 2

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Oflloo: 208' Unlvernlty Hnll. I'homi A 1230
PoHt OlIW: Htntlon A. Box IB, Lincoln
Hulworlptlon print-, t'Z por ycnr In iwlvnncu.
Entered it tho poHtoffice at Lincoln, Nobrnxkn,
an hccoiuI diuui mall mattor.
Editorial Remarks
Owing to the unexpected extension
of tho EnBter vacation, The Nebraskan
will be unable to get out Its usual
eight-page edition for this week,
and will also be compelled to
postpone Its "Knockers' Edition" to tho
27th of the month. Instead of the 18th.
Today'B will he the last number until
Thursday morning week, the 10th.
Meantime, we shall be glad to have
matter accumulating In The Ne
braskan mall box for the Bpecial edi
tion above mentioned. Don't put off
your contribution until too late, or it
may be lost in the last-day rush.
The small boy still continues to
make himself numerous on the ball
grounds. A person visiting the ath
letic field for the first time cannot help
noticing the large numbers of young
sters from five to twelve years of age
who are ever present, Home to admire
and serve their her'oes, others merely
to stand around and get in the way.
Some of these are street urchins, but
the larger number seem to be kinder
garten scholars who are released early
In the afternoon and straightway pro
ceed to the ball grounds. The Uni
versity campus 1b primarily not a
place for children and measures should
be taken to keep them off the athletic
field at least. Aside from other rea
sons, there is tho constant danger of
some of them getting hurt .by passing
balls or by the batterB. They crowd
along the side lines, behind the batter,
and In fact everywhere there Is any
Now that the new table has been
placed In the current literature alcove
of the library, It Is already being used
by Btudents as a study table. The ob
ject In putting In this table was to pro
vide better and more efllclent accom
modations for those who wish to read
the dally papers and the magazines.
Formerly, when there were only two
small tables available, It was often
found necessary for those, who used
the literature to take It away and scat
ter it through the library. With the
advent of the reading table this was
made unnecessary, and if it is used for
the purposo for which it was original
ly Intended, much Inconvenience will
bo avoided.
Students are loud In their praise of
tho generosity of the chancellor and
the deans In granting the two extra
days of vacation. Their liberality
should be repard in the same way, and
those who customarily go homo a day
or bo before vacation begins, and come
back a day late, should try and govern
themselves so that als will be un
necessary this time. Six days should
e a long enough time for anyone
and It Is entirely unnecessary to skip
a couple extradays. Although you
may think that you can afford It your
self, It causes a great deal of incon
vonlence and trouble to the instructors,
whose wishes should be considered
occasionally, at leaBt.
The pan-hellenlc congress has de
cided that all first team shall be elim
inated from the inter-fraternlty league.
"While this seems a little unjust to
some, It Is generally looked upon as
the best and most Judicious thing to
do. The men who expect to make the
first team are, however, loud In their
denunciation of the congress, and
think that since this is purely an Inter-fraternity
matter, the question of
whether or not a man plays with the
'varsity should not be considered. As
the matter stands now, two or three
frnternltleB are struck pretty hard.
Eat at Don's Cafe.
HairdresBlng and manicuring at the
Convocation Dotes
Program for the Week:
Wednesday Mrs. South wick.
Chaplain Rev. H. C. Swearingen.
Young fellows whose opinions
are taken as sound on other mat
ters, say they find great satis
faction in buying furnishings
from an all new clean stock such
as ours. We have just put on
sale the new ideas in half hose
for spring wear. The new ox
fords and fancy colors in stripes
and dots. A splendid opportun
ity to supply yourself with just
the style in any size you want.
J2J, 71, 25, 50 & 75c
Magee & Deemer
Yesterday's Exercises:
Prof. T. L. Lyon spoke at convoca
tion yesterday on the work of the agri
cultural experiment station. The work
of the department Is Instruction and
experiment, and as less is known
about the experimental work, Professor
Lyon confined his remarks to that
phase. The work Is directed towards
Increasing crop production and value
Experiments are carried on regarding
soil tillage, fertilization, and the breed
ing of crops. In Nebraska, two mil
lion acres are devoted to the raising of
wheat, six million to corn, and one
and a half to oats. If our yearly crop
biiouki oe increased one bushel per
acre, the Income of the state would be
Increased from $4(10.000 to $3,000,000.
The most experiments have probably
been carried on with winter wheat,
and one hundred and fifty varieties
have been tested to find the greatest
hardiness and production. Of these,
Turkish Red and Hlg Fame have been
found productive of the best results.
Seeds from these varieties have been
sent out to four hundred farmers
throughout thte Btate, and of all the
seed planted only ten per cent has
been winter killed. Hardy Russian
wheats have also been Imported from
severe climates and sent out over the
state. These are hardy enough for our
climate but their late maturing lessens
their value, because of our hot dry
summer weather. Work has also been
carried on In crossing these varieties
with our own native wheats, and In
the resulting grain is obtained possi
bilities for any number of varieties of
plants from which It is possible to se
lect the ones with the desired char
acteristics. In this work the Individ
uals must be considered alone, and a
record must be kept of tho Individual
plants and their progeny for several
generations. Tho Imporvement of the
quality of wheat for bread making pur
poses has also been tried. The bread
making quality of wheat depends upon
the amount of gluten In the grain,
and also upon the' quality of tho glu
ten, and for this reason it is expedient
to use grain having a high per cent of
nitrogen. In order to conduct these
experiments It Is necessary to handle
a large number of plants and several
thousand are now being grown for this
With corn It is the desire to In
crease its feeding quality by having a
large per cent of nitrogen and fats.
The manufacturers of starch and glu
cose desire .just the opposite, and ex
periments have also been tried to pro
vide for their needs. It has also been
attempted to find the type best suited
to state localities. Some twenty vari
eties, each of different type, have beon
distributed for the sake of experiment
among farmers in different parts of
the state. A test is made of the yield
of corn, height of stalks, proportion of
grain to cob, etc. Hy continued ex
periments it will be possible to tell
which type is best adapted to each part
of the state.
With oats, the selection has been
for the sake of greater productiveness
and higher protein content. Russian
varieties have proved particularly well
adapted to our use. One variety, the
Kherson, has proved especially well
adapted to our conditions and In cent
ral Nebraska has given a yield of from
5 to 10 IniBhels better per acre than
ony other variety.
The station Is on the eve of finding
varieties well adapted to the state
and It is rapidly becoming possible to
Increase the crop production.
Townsend's colts took advantage of
the fine weather yesterday and played
a six-inning practice game. In the
absence of Captain Townsend, Render
acted as captain. Wilson, Shelmer,
and Gore also failed to appear. Tobey,
of the Nebraska Indian team, was on
the grounds for a while and played
center field. Under the force of the
pitching of Morris and Reubinsky, the
men went out In one, two, three order
until the fifth Inning, when Rheubln
sky sent a fast ball Into right field,
and Cook failed to connect with it, the
batter made a home run and brought
in three other men. Carson for tho
'varsity made a home run on a passed
ball, and Bender, Chase and Steen
scored later In the game. The work
was fair in the field, but the men
proved sadly deficient in batting. Prac
tice during vacation means much to
the men, and there should be a marked
improvement by the time school work
is resumed.
Porter, your schol furnisher.
See the Toggery store before you
Bpend too much money hats, furnish
ings and tailoring.
Bm 1125-1 J3 1 P St. Phoot 660
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Pooplowho oat
at tho
It depends on
the liver.
live well.
1130 N St.
Phono 496.
Arkansas Hard for Stoves - $ 9.50
Arkansas Hard for Furnaces 8.50
All grades Pennsylvania Hard 13.50
Canon City Pea - - - - 6.00
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