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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (May 26, 1906)
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN. SATURDAY. MAY 26. J90.6.
Price 5 Cents
C COMPANY WINS
takesth oma.ha cup in com
petitive DRILL Bj SECOWP.
Sargeant Guthrie of B- Company Wins
Individual Barnes Gets Medal
in the Artillery, Drill.
Company C won the annual competi
tive drill yesterday in one of the clos-
.et conteBts yet held in any military
contest. B company was second, D
third, and A fourth. At three o'clock
the first company marched on to the
Athletic field and at five all the com
panles had cojnpeted. . The qxerclses
vyere carried off with unusual speed,
and entire satisfaction was expressed
"15y the spectators in regard to the
All the companies drilled very well,
and some surprise was expressed; aj:
the final outcome. Both D and A, had-
been picked as the possible winners.
although. It was, known that no com
pany would win by a large margin.
But afertqbadjrUlod; there could bo
little doubt as to the- outcome. The
captains had all Worked hard with,
their companies, and; much credit is
due all them for their fine exhibition.
Special credit is due Captain Syford
of C company for b,U work. He w,aa
appointed captain frqm, first ileuten;
. ant about the middle, of, thq, year and,
since that time has worked almost in
cessantly to reap the rewards. And
his work baa' not bQCit 4. djaappplntf
ment to himself or friends.
Sixteen men lined up for the indi
vidual competitive, four, representing
each company Major CrUejgave tlje
orders and the men were given a thor
ough test of their knowledge of the
tactics. Soon they began to fall out,
and in a few minutes only four men
were left- On the second command.
two of these fell out, leaving Sergeant
Campbell of C company and Sergeant
y "Guthrie, oB.cpmpany. Owing. to,somo,
conflict between, the officials these two
men were, allowed to stand up after,
it appeared one. bad? won the decision.
But finally Campbell made a mistake
and Guthrie was declared the winner,
The artillery drill) came. first; ahd
after about half an- hour of drill they
were allowed, tp(, retire."' It syas yeiryj
dvident to, all that' Sergeant ianie
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Bftcond timo he was awarded the srold Jf roiessor Jf ersinger is trying, now w
, medal, Owing to' tie inability of' felve them an"idea oMiowv party naj
other mem bar.' of tUf aqtML- to give Vshlnery' works In practice.
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DeanC. I. Bessey speaks to. University
Men, Sunday, May 27th, at 4:00 p. m.
Subject: "Value of Bible Stud to Col
lege Men' Mpmprial IJall. Y. M. C.
A. Quartette : : : : :
review; before Company C, Captain
Workizer and the other members of
The cadets were, then dismissed and
Company C for the first time in the
history of competitive drill in Nebras
ka wore, allowed to carry their victori
ous captain from the field. According
to, the usual custom, upon reaching the,
'Armory, his white duck trousers were
torn to Bhreds and each member of the
company took a piece as a souvenit .
CLm8 IN POLITIC
Conventions Are Held to Get Practical,
The second attempt at giving the
class in politics a little actual experi
ence In the manipulation of party ma
chinery wlll cpmo next Tuesday when
a county convention will be held and'
candidates nominated for county and.
state offices and delegates elected to
the state' convention. Lancaster coun-
tyt hap beej taken as a typical county
and the regular procedure of the coun
ty convention will be followed in
everything, but the "ejection of delp
gatqg to, the state, convention. Tlje,
number of delegates to the state con
vention will be reduced to eight and
candidates nominated for offices of
.five sjato representatives, three state
senators, a county attorney and a
A Republican caucus was held. last
Tuesday under the chairmanship of
T. A. Browne. H. O. Myers will bo
chairman of the county convention,
Fred Naughton will act In the capacity
of chairman for the state, convention
next Thursday and Elmer Lindquist
will call the national convention to
order on examinatlpn .day.
,' Tlje class has, tyjen studying the
,Utoy of thjt work, anfy ipanlpulation
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School Alumni June 6th at the. State
The first Alumni Day of the Lincoln
High School former students will. h
celebrated the afternoon of Juno Gtfi
at the University Farm with a pro
gram including sports, picnic lunch,
speeches, and the. admission of the
graduating class of 'OSjto the L. H. S.
Alumni Association. This Alumni Day
is designed to-take the place of the'
former alumni banquet, rendered of
late impracticable on account ol the
large size of the graduating classes.
Every man or woman, girl or boy, who
has attended Lincoln High School and
perchance graduated from the same Is
Invited. Reunion, jollity, remaking
old acquaintances and reviving the old
loyalty that has always marked the
classes of this high school will, it is
hoped, make it a memorable day and
worth becoming a permanent annual
The aim is to gather the largest
-crowd, furnish the most fun, at the
least expense "possible, and the tax
will, probably npt exceed, 25 cents per
The day will bogin at 3 p. m. at the
State Farm campus with baseball,
crack-the-whlp and other amusements
to suit and occupy ovcrybody. Frank
Rush, '03, Is in charge of the enter
tainments. About 6 o'clock the com
missary department, under Bryant
IShnpson, '05, will serve a picnic lunch.
A little later a program of toasts Will
bo given by a few of the best speak
ers, Earl Denny, '02, having charge of
this part of the program. J. D. Ringer,
president of the association, wlll-pre-
slde at the business meeting, when
the 200 members of the class of-'Ofr
.will bo voted Jnto tho association
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KAN8A8 TRACK MEET ON CAMPUS
AT 3 P, M- TODAY,
Nebraska Entries Not Yet Decided
Meet Over in Time for Baseball
Game at Antelope Park.
This afternoon at 2 o'clock Kansas
and Nebraska get togothor on the cam
pus for a few track stunts. Tho time
has been set for 2 o'clock In order
that the baseball fans might also take
In the league game at Antelope Park.
There will bo fourteen events in all,
the three sprlttfs, 100, 220 and 440;
the three running events, tho half
mile, mile and two-mile; the polo
I vault, the h'Gh. jump, broad jump; the
high and low hurdles, and three weight
events, tho hammer, discus and shot
By a strange coincidence both Ne
bra ska and Kansas are represented In
the same two events by a Wallace.
,Both 'of them run the 100 and 220
Kansas' entries are as follows:
100-yard v dash Wallace, Dennis,
220-yard dash Drlscoll, Wallace,
Polo vault Russell, Johnson.
Shot put Putnam, Prlngle.
Mile run Priest, Slier,
Broad Jump young. v
440-yard dash Drlscoll, Young, St
,er. 220,-ya,r,d hurdles; Johnson, Parker.
120-yafd hurdles Johnson, Parker, fli ""
High Jump--ParHor, Young. ' -
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Half-mllo run Slier, Miller.
Twormllo, run Barnam, P,riea
Hommer Prlngle, Piitnam.
Discus Putnam, Prlngle.
Rolay race Drlscoll, Wallaco, Den
nis, Young, Silor, Mlllor.
Only two men of the following list
of Nebraska entries will enter each
event, but stneo DrClapp was not
able to pick tho man for each placp
up to tho time that tho Nobraskan
went to press, It was decldod to run
the entire list of possible ontries, as'
100-yard dash Wallaco, Wlrtrs, A.
D. Smith, Craig, f
220yard dash Winters, Wallace
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