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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (April 13, 1905)
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Vol. IV, No. m
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, APRIL J3, 1905.
Price 5 Cents
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CUT IN ELECTIVES
More Required Work With Begin
ning of Next Year.
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Mr. Clark Appointed to rill Newly Cre
Borne radical changes in tho lectlvc
ByBtem which has been In vogue in the
University for the last three years were
made at the meeting of the Board of
Regents held Tuesday. Hereafter
either fifty or fifty-four hours electives
will bo required to be chosen from
eight different groups. Every student
will be required to take a minimum
of twenty-four in some one depart
ment which will mean that ho will be
required to specialize In that depart
ment. A new office of purchasing
agent was created and Mr. E. H. Clark,
assistant registrar, was appointed to
Qll It. He will have charge of the pur
chasing of all supplies for the Univer
sity and will investigate the proposi
tion of supplying text books to stu
dents at cost. A students advisory
committee, composed of nine members
of the faculty, was also established.
The official report of the meeting is
The Board of Regents met at 2 p.
in. yesterday with all members pres
ent except Regent Rich,
The minutes of the last preceding
meetings nrerTTad wiC"iwS&T'
The Chancellor reported a list of
minor appointments made since the
last meeting whioh was approved. Up-
on recommendation oi me secretary
it was ordered that preliminary steps
be taken in the matter of location of
the museum building and women's
building and the development of floor
plans for the same; also for advanc
ing other permanent Improvements on
the campus and on the farm and at
the North Platte sub-station. The first
wing of the museum building is located
between Nebraska Hall and Memorial
Hall In the northeast quarter of the
On motion the following recommen
dations of the finance committee were
"We recommend that a purchasing
Agency be established in connection
with and as a bureau of the secretary's
"W6 recommend that Mr. E. H,
-Clark, now- assistant registrar, be ap
pointed purchasing ageat; the appoint
ment to take effect Immediately and
the work of preliminary organization
to begin at once.
"We recommend that, until further
-orders by the board, the" purchasing
agent will have entire charge of the
buying o ffuel, furniture, glass, hard--ware,
lumber, oils, paints, pipe, plumb
er's supplies, stationery and all print;
ed supplies; tools, writing and dupli
cating machines, cataloging materials,
janitor's supplies, office supplies, etc.
"The library beard; will continue, to
' determine, as now, what library books
are to be bought and to apportion
amoig.tfce departments the library
fua(rvi4ed br the board; The
heii idpajrtata iw411' continue to
detWi8,as BowLiwhat departmental
aujj?H;ae ecssary, respectively, ik--clMg
scientific; apparatvw; chemical
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sware, iooa-stusr, laDorarory maie-
laboratory utensils, shop, ma-
Friday Evening, April 14
Tuesday Evening, Apr. 18
MEMORIAL HALL. BOTH
chincry and stock, specimens, live
stock but all of those are to bo -pro-'
cured either by requisition upon the
purchasing agent or through his offi
cial orders. The purpose, at present,
is (a) to put the purchasing of general
supplies (such as first named above)
into the hands of the purchasing of
general supplies (such as first named
above) Into the hands of the purchas
ing agent unconditionally and (b) to
concentrate in this office all of the
clerical details of negotiating for and
purchasing books and departmental
supplies, relieving heads of depart
ments to that extent. This appointment
will not, at present, affect building
contracts nor other workB of perma
nent improvement in charge of the su
perintendent of construction.
"The Secretary and Purchasing
next June meeting operating details
for the purchasing agent's of ice.
"We recommend that, the board now
fully consider the question of furnish
ing text books to students at cost;
we advise that this be referred to the
purchasing agent to be investigated;
and repotted to the Board at the ear
liest practicable date."
A large part of the regent's time was
given to considering the details of the
annual finance budgets as recommend
ed by the finance committee. These,
with some amendments, were approved.
Advances in rank of some members
of the teaching force was approved
and ordered as recommended by the
The Faculty of the College of Let
ters reported an outline of new ar
rangement of courses of study which
was adopted with amendments..
Recommendations for the amend-
rat of entrance, requirements- andJr11 the end of the third year the fol-
re-arrangements of courses of study In
the medical college were approved.
A proposition from the Nebraska Art
Association for the purchase of casts
was received and agreed to condition
ally. A number of communications were
received and ordered filed, the board
not having time to give them consid
eration at this time.
FRIDAY, APRIL J 4
A leave of abBenee was granted to
Librarian Wyor for four months and
arrangements ordered for library as
sistance during his absence.
The committee on Industrial educa
tion was directed to inspect the sub
station farm at North Platto and re
port to the board upon the location of
buildings and other permanent im
provements. Mrs. W. E. Barkley was appointed
octing dean of women.
-Dean Burnett was given authority to
arrange for conducting certain co-oper
ative experiments in agricultural lines,
with the United States Department of
Agriculture at Washington.
The Chancellor was granted a tem
porary leave of absence.
A number of matters connected with
improvements were referred to the
Lhuilding. committee either with power
to act or for report back to the Board.
The Superintendent of Construction
was directed to proceed with prelimin
ary details for construction of a sewor
system for farm buildings, installa
tion of light and electric power ma
chinery, new boilers and othor im
provements. The Regents theft adjourned.
The Board adopted the following
course of Btudy for all departments in
the College of Literature, Science and
the Arts, to go into effect next Sep
tember: Required of all regular college stu
dents. Drill for men and physical edu
cation for women, one hour credit each
semester of first and second years, four
hours credit; rhetoric two hours at
tendance and credit each semester of
first year, four hours credit.
Required electives: all regular stu
dents are required to complete not later
lowing minimum number of credit
hours In at least seven of the follow
ing eight preliminary lines of work:
1 -Mother tongue: English literature,
rhetoric, six hours credit.
Z Classics: Greek, Latin, ten hours
3. Modern Language: French Ger
man, ten hours credit.
(Continued on page 2.)
COMES TO TERMS
Iowa Submits a New List of
Iowa Tenm Will Arrive ThU After
noon. All danger of the Iowa debate be
ing called off on account of the ln
aibllty of the two universities to agree
on satisfactory judges is over. Lato
last evening Iowa, by a telephone mes
sage, sent a new list of twelvo Judges
to take the placo of previous list,
which the Debating Board had refused
to consider, declaring the nominees to
tally unqualified to serve as judges of
a debate on such a question as the re
peal of the Forteonth Amendment.
Yesterday afternoon with only ono
Judge agreed upon, with only two days
remaining before the debate, it looked
a though the contest would be called
A telegram sent by Secretary Wal
dron, in which he statod that wo would
debate, judges or no judges, brought
the new list above mentioned.
Tho second list embraces two col
lege presidents and several able pro
fessors in history and political science,
in universities of the middle west.
Several of thom have already been
wired and answers are expected thi",
The Iowa team left Iowa City this
morning and will arrive over tho Rock
Island this afternoon. Arrangements
are being made to have them appear
in Chapel tomorrow morning.
The Nobraska Indians will leave
wlgwamB long enough Friday and Sat
urday afternoons to exhibit their 'red
feathers and blankets on the University
baseball diamond. Guy Green has been
on the prairie for the past two months
making a roundup of what he con
siders the best aggregations of red
skins at the baseball game that has
ever been put in the one corral In the
United States. He has even secured
the services of men from the Oregon
country. This man has condescended
to leave his tepee along the Columbia
and hit the trail with fast eastern com
pany this summer. Far Into Indian
summer he will again return and
around the campflre tell of this re
markable feats on Green's team.
Enough men were out yesterday for
the "Varsity to put In good practice.
The 'Varsity played in its old form and
from Indications the red skins will
have to go somo if,they win their first"
game of the season. Morse will in all
probability twirl for the 'Varsity on
Friday, and Bender wil be behind the
bat. The lineup of the team as to tho
bther positions will bo given later.
The Latin Club held Its third regu
lar meeting on Tuesday evening at tho
home of Miss Cutter, 1430 R street.
The program consisted Of three very
Interesting papers on Latin subjects.
Miss Hunter read one on ."Child Life
In tho Roman Poets," dealing particu
larly .with children as found in Horace.
Miss Grimeson read the second paper
ou "Attlcus, the Friend pf Cicero," and
the last number of the program was a
review of the magazine articles on '
subjects of classical interest by Miss
'After the program delightful refresh-
I ;meata were served,
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