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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, J906.
Pi ice 5 Cents.
'v a;-' s
NEBRA8KAN8 IN DEMAND.
CHANCELLOR ADDRESSES GATH
ERJNG OF EDUCATORS.
Industrial Education Its Growth and
' Influence 8avlng of Cost and
Increase of Product.
plonty and In 'the other her scourge.
This country has brought itself within
reach of the thong, whllo grasping at Westlnghouse Electric Co. Says Ne
braska Graduates Are Fine Lot.
Prof. O. H. Morse, of tho department
of Electrical Engineering, has recent
ly received a letter from the Westlnc
houso Electric and Manufacturing
Company of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania,
requesting tho sorvicos of Nebraska,
students next summer In tho work of
tho company. This Is consldorod a
high compliment, to tho offlcloncy of
Nebraska .graduatoft In Electrical En
gineering, foi already Bdvoral of them
the satisfaction of prcsont nppotlto
and forgetting the primal relation be
tween tho earth and man. Tho path
to prosperity is still open. Tho divin
ity of the earthly llfo at heart is kind.
Under her rule there Is work and
abundant reward for all, Tjut these
must bo won in her designated way
and In nono other. Her pointing
fingor, that has novor varied sluco
man came upon tho oarth.hows tho
NEBRASKA WILL 'MEET BOTH
WISCONSIN AND ILLINOIS.
New League Formed Outline of the
Constitution Schedule, for the
Next Four Years.
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on: -tne subject ot "inuusinai jimucu
lon In a Prairie State." Tliespooch
contained nearly 7,500 words andfor
thntoasonwe can .only give the sub
stance of the address.
The Chancellor spoke first of the
Increasing number ot those Who now
attend .the colleges for a purely tech
nical or commercial education. Ho
mentioned, the, changes In University
curriculum's which havo brought this
result to pass.' The 'University of
Nebraska's t excellent Engineering
school', lnwhlch 38 per cent of tho
jnen in this ydav-!$ Freshman cluss aro
registered, recolvecMts duo attention.
Tho schools of household economy nnJ
of domestic art and science, thelrwork
ana importance in tne euuenuonpj
women was spoken of.
"-The original suggestion"" that the
sandhills might grow forests, came
frbm the University of Nebraska and
this school was one ot the first to in
stitute n department of forestry.
XniosHmporfant phase of education
,On December !, Chancellor An
.i..w.v: .iAu..i.. .i,i..n.. unfnrn fim old and dnlv wnv to safctv and honor.
UIKITD UUIIIOICU IIIWKIUIUOO "'"' vwvo-- . - -- - - . "
Social Education Congress at BoBton upon the readiness witn-wnicn tins is aro gaining nign ranic in mo w-esung
understood, the sober dignity with house, employ.
which a wholo nation rises to the win- Tho lbttor Bald in part: "Wo will,!
ning of Us broad and pormanont pros- j tako as maily raduatoa as cai'o to
ferity, will depend tho Individual well j come with us andwhom you can rec-
bolhgof millions of this and many tonimend. Nebraska menaro always
generations. Largely by this mothod welcomo lo our works. Fronujtho np
will prosperity; ,our fit and righteous
judge, determine whether what Issues
from tho crucible of this, twentieth
contury is a bit of rojecteddcoss to
bo cast aside or a drop of golden
metal to shine fprovor upon the Tosary
of tho years."
EAGER MAKES DATES.
poaranco of tho men we took on ifrpm
Nebraska this spring, wo feel shro wef
havo succeeded In getting a fine lot
of young rneii from your Institution."
Threo Nobraskans who are now In
the , service of tho company aro:
lessrs. Bay, Hlbnor, and Hartzell.
I Manager of Athletics Attends Confer
ence of Big Nine at Chicago.
Manager Eager has returned from a
general athletic conference at Chicago,
at which tho athletic managers ot tho
"Big Nine," with tho exception of Wis
consin, and with Nebraska as tho only
outsldor, wore present.
Basket-ball was the subject upper
most In the minds ot tho mnnagors,
lirtho Mississippi valley Is that given nnrt a iong aiscusslon over the inter-
by sthe agricultural schools. Thon loV nrotatlon of tho rules ended In tho
lowed" a careful summary ot -thoilils
tory of" tho agricultural school movo
mont. Tho agricultural school has
tw6mniedticationa( purposes re
searcli '.and Inculcation.
Xi)Qasr.Icultural schppl aims to glvo
abroad jeduc tion. Ehi..Beta Kappa
tfarmors are becoming numerous. The
Invontlon of Improved appliances such
iis.Uh'e:, Babcock test for butter fats is
it direct result of this 'movement
Artificial and bacterial fertilizers
vere, first used by agricultural schools.
.Proressor Lyons, now of Cornell, while
atNdbraslta introduced tho cultiva
flon'of maccafdnl wheat and Improved
breeds of alfalfa. Our experiment
station introduced the Turkish;, rod
wheat which his increased thp slate's
wheat crop 10;000,000. bushels a year, J
also the Kherson oats, which has
proved most successful in the dryer
' . parts of the state. Experiments in
corn will add ,$10,000,000 a year to tho
"wealth of the state.
The schools of agriculture are, dls-
covering methods and crops which
promise to make tho farmer no longer
dependent upon 'rainfall. Dozens of
smaller, improvements resulting from
the agricultural school's work are in-
' creasing tho profits and decreasing the
cost of production of farm produce.
The seed corn speclnls.of the western
"railroads are becoming fa'mlllar tea
: turds "of the school's work.
1 Of course, the school's icliief work
"muslf.be, done4 thru the ' Infliienco'of
t , their jjraduates,
' In conclusion the. Chancellor said:
J'Now, as ever, to the nation and race
airttUtho' Individual nature, ftiie liunre-;
lentlng,' taskmistress of, tho' cenfuriesj
,. lold8 but in one, hand nor norn. or
adoption of the Intercollegiate rules.
Tho application of Nebraska, together
with that of Iowa and Northwestern,
to onlor the basket-ball league that
has been formed by Minnesota, Wis
consin, Purdue, Illinois and Chicago,
was turned down. . In the caso of Ne
braska, they all agreed to play games
when convenient, but had decided that
It was too far to come out hero and
play ball and still make It pay.
Manager Eager could havo arranged
games with Purdue, Chicago, Wiscon
sin and Minnesota, but tho oxpenso
would be too great and ho decided to
wait. He will try to make Minnesota,
however, If it can possibly be dpno.
The trip south that was to have
been taken the latter part of this
month, and which was to have in
cluded Bnker, Haskell and St. Louis,
has bden abandoned bgcause of tho
withdrawal of some ot our opponents.
It Is hoped that wlieri tho ' now
schpdulo Is arranged Kansas also will
bo included. 1 . s "'
Very little was done at the confer
ence regarding-the football schedule
for next year. All that Managor Eager
could get was a sort of half-promise
of games with two members ot tio
"Big' Nino," one to bo plnyod hero and
the other away 'from home, As re
gards baseball, things were different
and games were arranged with Min
nesota, Wisconsin, Chicago' and- Pur
diip!J''rUpt teanvwUl leaye horeabout
May 4th and makb an extended trip
'into the ''Big Nind" -territory,
American Political Sblehce Association
i Tho first number of a pmrtorly pub
lication by tho Amerlcnn Political
Science Association has just appeared.
Judging by tho high character of thiB
number and by tho high rank of Its
editorial board, this Journal bidB fair
to jump Into the flrBl chiHs of scien
Already In kindred floldB there are
publications of excellent quality, such
as that of tho American Social Society,
begun ono yoar ago, and it lri evident
that for nnynoSviiblicatipn toprqs.
per In this field It must bo of tho very
W. W. Wlloughby, head of tho Pollt
leal Science department of Johns Hop
kins Unlvorsity, Is at tho hoad of this
magazine, nud on tho board of editors
iro such men as John A. Fnlrlle of tho
Unlvorsity ot Michigan: Frank J.
Goodnow, ot Columbia University; . O,
E. Mdrriam, of the "University of tJhl
cngo; Paul S. Roinsch, of tho Univer
sity of Wisconsin, and Eugene Warn-
baugh, of Harvard University Law
Among the book reviews is ono by
Professor Howard of this University
History of ItoinAn Law."
Among tho riews and notes appears
an item on "Tho' Legislative Refer
ence Bureau Established in Nebras
ka," which lias Mr. A, E. Sheldon at
Its head under the auspIccB of tho
Stato Historical Society.
. The 3, Senior f Play , committee wil
ireiji,tmornIhgJ nvM tf n
o'clock. " .
The folowlng instructors of tho
University Experiment Station havo
loft Lincoln for the International Stock
Show now boing hold, in Chicago:
Dean E. A. Burnett, Dr, Peters, Dr.
Gain, and -Mr. A. F. Magdanz. Mr.
O. J. Fee, superintendent of grounds
and bu!ldlngBc. tho Univdrslty, has
also gone to Chicago as an export
electrician for the Show. He Is nlso
going to run a series of moving pic
tures shoeing the 'work of the No-'
braska Experiment Station.
Tho Unlvorsity of Nebraska is "now.
a member of tho Central Deviating CIr-
cult of Aniorlcai This' nowly formed .
league, tho, largest In the countr
coihpriseB tho state universities of
Illinois, Wisconsin, MlnnosotaIowa,
and Nebraska. It Is Intendod to fur
nlsh the institutions (numod with a
definite and pornlanpnt bnsls for the
conducting of intercollegiate debates
which havo hitherto boon regulatod
"byktoinporary agreements soldom satis
factoryto either Bchool.
tho constiiuuon or tne new longuo
rdquifes each mil vprslty to croato in
a debating board, slmllarto that main
tained at Nobraska, to denlwltli all
league debating matters uffocfihg-its
The queBtlon is io be determined "by
a vote of all tho universities in tho .
league, oach of tho schools being al
lowed to suggest ilvo questions. -,
Tho time allotted to speakers Is
twelve minutes, for opening and flvo
for robuttal. Tho negative leads in
By tho provisions. of the constitution
tho judges for all the 'debates must
reside in states included in the lcaguo,
but not in a state interested lnthe
dopato for which they sorvo. Do-
tailed directions aro given as to the
manner or choosing and'pnying tho
oxpensos of 'judges sothnt ihrsundor
stnnding ovor these matters is very
unlikely. " , v
Tho judged oro not burdened'"with
complicated Instructions, but nro more-
ly directed to consider both thought
and delivery and to doclde on the
merits of tho dobnte, not of tho qudB-
tIon- j, u" .v :.
tEach unlvorBlty1 Is to pay fruit ex
penses of- its debaters, any other ex
penses to bo borne by the entertain
This season the contests will bo held
simultaneously on tho evening of
April Btii. After this year the debates
will always bo hold on tho Friday
pvenlng ono week before tho opening
of tho Christmas recess.
The Debating Board will meet this
week to , fix tho time for holding ' the
preliminary ror tne selection ot tno
debating squad, The preliminary con:
test will probably bo hold before
Christmas', ' ' V
Tho schedule of debates for the next '
four years Is as follows: . ',
Minnesota will send a team to-Iowa
City. . - ,, :.- , '
Nobraska will send a team to Ur
bana. ' " t. . , ,
Iowa .will send a team to Madison.
Illinois will tend a team to Minne
Wisconsin will send a team to Lin-.
' ' 1907-08.
Purdue, has planned to ,havo precied,
a. chemical laboratory that. wlU, accom
modate 2,000 students,
Minnesota wjll send a team to Madi-
spn. ' .. .'
Nebraska win senu u team io;iuin-
henpoliSi ... ., - "5i,;'
rIoWa will send a team to Lincoln. ,
. '(Continued on pagev2, 3rd Col.)
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