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Vol. V. No, 56.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, TUESDAY, MARCH 20, J9W.
Price 5 Cents
DELEGATE8 GIVE ACCOUNT OF
VOLUNTEER CONVENTION. .
Scry Interesting Meeting at Memorial
IHali--Mr. White Prealdesrr-A '
Large Number Speak.
In spite of tho storm on Sunday
night, u largo crowd of students came
out to hear tho Nashvlllo delegates
report on the Btudent Volunteer con
Ycntion. Tho delegation, composed of
tho following people, was seated on the
platform: Allco Agee, Pearl Archi
bald, Etta Boose, Beulah Greonwald,
Verne Hall, Ethol Henrlch, Ploronce
Parmolee, Helen Redlngton, Laura
Rhoades, Margie Richards, Anna Stew
art, Carrie Strong, Ida Vlbbard, C. L.
Benson, H. D. Boswoll, I. G. von Foroll,
A. K. Heskett, Arthur Jorgensen, W.
W. Mower, H. L. Swap, H. W. White
ixnd A. E. Wolf.
Air. Whito presided, at tho meeting
and everything was made to run very
. smoothly. Tho meeting began a few
moments after 7:30 and closed shortly
after 9 o'clock.
The attendance was made to feel
"the convention spirit and was given a
small idea of tho convention enthusi
asm. Each speaker was givon a cer
tain thing to do and in this way no one
thing was emphasized moro than once.
In openingMr. Whito gavo an explana
tion of what tho Student Volunteer
Movement 1b. Miss Strpng followed
With a ton-minute talk, presenting very
ably .the manner in which tno conven
tion was run. Mr. Jorgensen gave a
short outllno of Mr. Robert E.- Spoor's
addroBS on "Tho Inadoauacy of Non
Christian Religions -to-Meet tho Needs
of Men." Mr. HeBkett followed with a
few brjef and forcible romarkq on
l"Thc Needs of MiBBlons." 1
"Last Impresslpns" was tho subject
bi a ten-mlnuto talk by Miss Vibbard.
She told in an extremely interesting
and appealing manner' of somp of the
great impressions made by tho conven
tion up to tho last session.
Flvo of tho delegates, Miss Rhoados,
MJbs Redlngton, "MIbs Archibald, Mr,
yolf and Mn Swan, told in a few
sentences Vha't tho convention had
meant to their own experiences.
The Young Men's Christian Association-
Quartette sang two selections, in
a very Impressive manner. This was
especially truo of the last numbor,
which was tho old inspiring missionary
hymn, "Speed Away." At the open
. lng of tho meeting tho quartette sang
"Now the Day Is Over."
Ono thing was brought homo to the
students present and that was tho dig
nity of tho great missionary enterprise.
The Volunteer Movemont is distinctly
a student entorprlso and therefore
should be a familiar topic to all stu
dents. Somo of tho ablest and most
educated and business-like men In the
country are leading tho movoment and
besides this Jt has tho hearty nnd
)oyql support of loading mon in other
lines of , activity, among thorn some
of the -principal statesman, diplomat
ists and Journalists in, tho'couptry, A
movement of smaller proportions nnd
of less significance could not command
9:00 p. m.
the interest of such men as Hon. J. W.
Foster, formor secretary of state under
President Harrison; Sir Mortimer
Durand, British ambassador to tho
United Statos; Hon. H. B. F. Mac
Farland, tho loading authority on mu
nicipal government in this country,
and Mr. MacDonald, editor of tho To
ronto Daily. All those men woro preiT
ent at Nashville and gavo strong ad
Mr. A. Q. Wescling Gives a Very In
teresting Talk to Engineers.
Convocation was turned over to tho
engineering students yesterday and
tho chapel was crowded with those
Interested In a otereopticon lecture
given by Mr. A. G. Wossllng on "Tho-
Graduatc Apprenticeship Courso of the
Alls-Chalmers Company." Mr. Wcsb
ling is assistant engineer at the Bul
lock plant of tho company.
Tho company's general and engin
eering offices are at Milwaukee. Wis.,
while It has branches at Chicago And
Scranton. At tho Milwaukee works
the company builds steam, pumping,
blowing and hoisting onginos nnd air
compressors, steam turbines and flour
mill, saw mill and transmission ma
chinery. At their Chicago works No.
1 they build cement-and crushing ma
chinery and at No. 2 mining machlnory
At Scranton they build a miscellane
ous lino of machlnory. They also
have various other works at which
hydraulic machinery is built.
Mr. Wossllng Is visiting tho engin
eering schools In tho company's ap
prenticeship courses, which have been
arranged exclusively for engineering
graduato students. Ho has lantern
slides, . showing- interior and extorlor.
vlews of tho company's several plants
and- he dwell at length this morning
on" tho details of tho conditions undor
which students pntor tho ' service of
thp company. Apprentices sorvo for
a period of two years with tho com
pany, after which time, if they have
shown tho proper faithfulness and
BIGGEST GYM EVENT OF the YEAR ,
ARMORY, - MARCH THIRTY ONE
EIGHT P. M. RESERVE THIS DATE
" Tickets 50c
ability, they are taken Into tho regu
lar employ of tho company In Its vari
ous branches. For the-flrst six months
ho recolves ID cents per hour; for tho
second six months, 18 cents per hour,
and for tho socond yoar, 20 cents per
hour. After this thoy are taken on
tho regular forco of Tho company at
various salaries, varying with the
character of the work and tho ability
of tho person. At tho end of tho two
year apprenticeship ho Is also given a
bonus of $100 for faithful pprformance
of his duties.
After tho completion of his courso
of apprenticeship ho will bo given a
certificate certifying to tho same,
which will be signed by the superin
tendent of tho department in which
ho finishes as well as by the heads
of tho department.
;- Mr. WcsBling. statod that tho com-1
pany had established this courso pri
marily for tho training of young men
for Its sorvlce, and It vns therofore
understood that tho company Is to
have an bp(.Io non his services after
tho' completion of his apprenticeship,
for at least two years after ho" finishes.
The apprentices wlli bo given the
privilege, as far as possible of picking
out tho particular branch of depart
ment to which ho is to attach him
self and his pay .will bo agreed upon
at tho timo, but is not to exceed bov-onty-flvo
dollars per month for tho
first year, and one-Iiundrcd per month
for tho second year.
Tho students nrc taken into tho vari
ous parts of tho company's service at
tho timo thoy enter upon their appren
ticeship and will bo placed in the
shops and erecting works and must
work along -side of and have, "equal
privileges with tho regular appren
tices who are learning mechanic,
trades, with tHp exception that the- stu
dents will not bo required Jo remain
In tho various branches of tho work for
so long a time.
JTho work whlcb-thp- graduates must
go Into is of tho strenuous .sort and
ho has an excellent opportunity to
loam tho practical sldo of engineering
(Continued on page 4,)
HAVE A VERY BU8Y MEETING
Election of Track and Assistant Base
ball Manager Tho Easter
Baseball Trip. . ,
Whot about graduato managers for
undorgraduato athlotlcs? How about
a baseball coach? Shall Nobraska and
Kansas battle for supremacy on tho
track this spring? and shall tho base
ball Bquad make an Easter trip? werV
a fow of tho things elated for the at
tention of tho athletic board last night.
Tho bunch is working hard from 1:00
to 3:00 ovory afternoon nnd morlt an
EaBter trip as well as n coach. And
if Captain Morso is to meet the com
petition of "Ducky" Holmes and his
bunch of sluggers, it's up to us to glvo
him tho best thero Is to bo hadi If n
winning team Is ground out the varsity,
will enjoy tho patronago of tho citj
fans In spite of tho professionals. Bo
foro they adjourned the board had also
to consider tho applications of G. A.
Meyer and Denslow for track managor
and Charlton and Parr, who aspire to
baseball assistant managership.
FIR8T GYM. TEAM TRYOUT.
Johnson and Copeland Evenly Matched
for First Place In Tryouts.
On February 22 tho first, of two gym
nastlc .contests for tho University "N"
was entered by Mossrs. Copelnod,
Johnson, Klcselback and Patterson,
Copoland mado 23.15 on horizontal
bar, 23.18 on parallel bar, and 25.25 on
long horse. Johnson scored 27.05 on
tho horizontal bar. and 23.30 on tho
long horse, but bis points on tho paral
lel bar could not bo learned nt tho
time this Issue wont to press. Kieanel
back followed close with. 22.85" on-Uo
horjzpntal, 2-1.20 on tho parallels and-
24 on tho long horse, -while tho fourth
man, Patterson, "lined up with 20.25"'
on tho horizontal, 22.80 on, tho paralr
lols and 27.75 on tho long horso.. This,
wllr average for the first .coritggc
Copolamr 71.58, Klessolback 71.05, Pat
terson 70.80, with Johnson's total Btlli
to bo heard from. '
Tho second and final content which
will bp open to the public will begin
at 8:15 next Thursday evening, March
22, and will bTan exhibition of work
on tho sldo horse, "flying rings and
tumbling. This should be of largo in
terest aside from the fact thaflt de
cides who shall bo tho Univorslty
gymnast for tho year and wear tho.
"N" for ths contest practically decides,
who shall attend the intercolleglato'
gymnasium contest 'next spring, "For
merly this event has taken placo in
Chicago, but this year on April 21 tho
Univorslty of Wisconsin will entertain
the strong men at Madison.
Prof. P. H. Fryo has an artielp M
tho Bookman this month, entitled
"Somo Recent Verso." In this ho
criticizes' recent verso nnd uses sev
eral lato poems as examples.
The most complete of collogp pen
nants over displayed in tho pity. Or
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