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Vol. Vfc nAh UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1907.
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AOL CLASSENS BUT, ONE CHOOSE CANDIDATES FOR
PRESIDENT FOR ENSUING SEMESTER.
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w Weaver' Elected by "Freshmen", Shaw W Juniors and Brown
t Jby Seniorsjs-Sophomores Yet to Meet.
tatlng three of the "tour 'classes. was
brought to a "close,. Intense interest
has b'eelf manifested .for the last
month, and some peop'le'B foellngs
hurt J pcrchunco, but all the exoltement
'is PRBBJid bygones, jvre. bygones, and
uflajrs-haye assumed- their wonted
aspect' again: - " ' '
The -IRPsU'meeUqg flnrns that of ,.1C
Freshmen, Keld" at 11 &cdfk, ailtl wafc
.called to order by President Heskett.
dominations for president being called
Tor, tf. M. Alexander arose and pro
posed the name of Lawrence Weaver
of Beatrice. As no other name was
)jrou&ht before the class, he received
the unanimous vote, and immediately
ook the( chair. After making a brief
speech, he called for nominations for
,vice-tresldent. But one name was
brought up that of Miss Josephine
iiuser and she received a unanimous
S'ote. George Wallace was then placed
In nomination for tho position of sec
retary, but because of a disturbance
j-alse.by & few oiQmore j yio.
W oft tTieVoon".; thVm&jtfngAvas ad
journed. A miia 'type -of-scuffle on
iue'd JtoU, tke-SopTiomor.QB. were-fl pally
ejebted: ''The'othero'nices ,w,lll be'
The Junior meeting was called o
prder, by Miss Rhoades. Here, also,
the presldentrAvasoUoseji ) a, ufranl'
Jnousl.vote. The'sTnglanu'ldttte" left
In tH&rnce wag. 0,jJ. Shaw, 3arl. Jor
lgensen WtfW "Mlller'th with
Virawiiigwiprevloustotho: time -of meet
ing. Mr.. Shaw 4s well known in the-
University and- well qualified for the
position. The class then elected Miss
Alice Rulersdorf as vice-president,
And Miss, Ellen True a$ secretary.
1 A good deal of amusement arose out
of the electiojitfTfollowlng this. E. A.
Froyd' was nominated for treasurer
and ,the nomination was seconded
Then J, R, Cnlqy, who chanced to be
standing alongside of. "Ted". Mills
proposed, out of tho exurborance of
fraternal spirit, the name of tho other,
and immediately the' favor was recip
rocated, so placing three candidates In
tho fleld,The enthusiasm during the
telliugpf,, , voles was intense. Mr.
Mills and Mr. Froyd seemed lo have
things between them, when alopg
about half way thru the vote came
straggling" In tho nnmo of Caley. Ex
, pttement broke out Into uhrestrnln-
able uproary nnd enthusiastic friends
wrungr Mr. Caloy's hand Hn heart-felt
congratulation. But the 'climax was
yet to'come. At tho conclusion, of the
counts the votes stood,-G2 for Mr.
Froyd 38 for Mr,. Mills, andj alas, 23
for Caley! He4 tried, but the way to
the dopr was blocked.
Affairs getting thus started, they
were .jiptrallovett'Q cool oft at once,
Yesterday morning, between ll- and
12 ' o'clock, thfcjollUc4Jfirfeglb agl-
and afterte elecJJon of Robbing
Bros. a's. classVtorneya, speeches frbinj
thorn Jw"ei'S frantically demandedj
them 'Were; frantically
ascended the rostrum, exhibited some
'very pleasing gestures before the en
thralled onlookers, and then got down
again. The Junior class Is to bo con
gratulated upon tho abundance of ma
terial within Its ranks for this respon
sible position. In tho election of Her-
gejint-at-arms, MIsb Rhoados, tho out
going vice-president, had, apparently,
jn considerable advantage over "dop-
uty sheriff" Carpenter. Altogether, It
was a meeting 'to go down. In clnss his
tory as n landmark, of a certain sort.
But the class In which exlstod tho
keenest rivalry and In whoso olectlo
Interest mainly centered was the
Senior. Hero two candidates, W. C.
Rtfmsey and T. A. Brown, had been in
the field, working hard for some tipie
wlljh the result that neither side was
President McWilliams, after calliir,
for order and requesting all other than
membors of the class to take seats
apart, expressed his hope that all pro
ceedings might be square and above
board. Messrs. Kiesselbach and Mor
gan weie appointed to count the num
ber1 of voters present, and that num
Iter1 being obtained, nominations were
cufletf for. Then C. M. Dunn arose and
rnomlnatod Mr. T. A. Brown, tho nomi
nation being seconded by B. F. Rush.
Following this, Dale Drain in n really
excellent speech, put tho name of Mr.
WiJIliam C. RamBey before the class.
This nomination was seconded by S.
M,- Thompson in a speech of consider
able length. Another speech was then
made in favor of Mr. Brown by II. W.
White, and this was followed by talks
fidm T. A. Kiesselbach and MIsb Par-
meeo in support of tho same candi
date. Nominations were declared
closed aiid balloting begun with L. C
Syford, J. E. Edgerton, and B. L-.
Green acting as tellers. The final bal
lot, stood I'll to.90.lji ,faxpr Qf. Mr.
Brpwn. Tho time set apart for the
meeting having elapsed, no-other busi
jiess vwas taken uj) and the meeting
adjourned. 'The Senior class enters Its
last semester wjhan ofheiont man tit
The Sophomore class has not-ns yet;
held Its election nor has the time been
set for It. The meeting will 'bo an
nounced, probably, In the near future.
Miss Jennie Whltmoro, Pi Beta Phi,
will be in school again this semester.
-TONIGHT AT 7:30
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,' r- SPECIAL
1! MISSLUCILELONG, ..GEO, J. IRELAND
PROFE8SOR F083LER ILL.
Complications Arising from Attack of
La Grippe Results Seriously.
Professor Laurence FoBBlor, Head
Professor of tho Gorman Department,
has been seriously ill for n week.
Grippo seemed to bo the original ail
ment, but this became complicated
with other troubles, resulting in a
severe gathoring of tho oar. Prof. Fob
has been uunhlo to leave tho house for
several days, and will probably not
take charge of his classes for a week
or more, but during his absence, his
classes will be cared for by tho other
members of the dopartmont.
All students were much concornod
at learning of tho Illness of this popu
lar professor and every ono Is much re
lieved to hear at tho lateBt report ho
was much better.
DR. BE88EY TALK8.
Gives a Graphic Description of His
Recent Trip to Florida.
The Forest Club 'mot Saturday even
ing In room 110, NobraBka Hall, and
listened to an exceedingly interesting
talk by Dr. C. E. BeBsey, who gave
a short account of his trip, through
Florida. Tho attondnnco was .unusu
ally large. In brief Dr, Bossoy said:
"Florida is practically unknown lo
most Americans It should bo ro
dlBcovered to ub. It 1b in reality a
great coral flat, covered by a very
few inches of soil. Owing to the
slight depth of tho soil wo marvol nt
the very denso vegetation found grow
ing there, but this is made possible
by tho climatic conditions. Thero,
mid-winter Is like our May. Rains
come In- the summer soason. Fr.qst
rarely- occurs, and-snpw, ls ..unknown
to natives of Florida. The state Is In
tho region of tho-West' India hurri
canes, but they are not so sevore nd
they are commonly reported In fact,
a good, healthy ICansas cyclone would
make' ono of those hurricanes seem
"Tho Everglades are Immense, areas
of flat rock cover.ed by a few Inches of
sand, on which thero aro great Bheets
of water varying In depth from a very
few inches to three or four feet. The
water., of t,ho EyergladjsstaVnotfiog
water, but is cleVr ali crystal, and' In
It are found growing various grosses,
Bedges, and a few trees. Tho forests
of Florida consists of samo conifers,
a few hard woods, a.nd many palms,
Tho principal conifers aro tho long'
leaf plno, Cuban plno and cyjiress.
The principal hard woods are tho man
grove, llrlodondrous, live oaks, and
Tho second semester starts with an
unusually-largo boglnlng class in
: MEMORIAL HALL
Curtis Glenn" "
MANAGER HAND8 IN HI8 ,RE8IG-
NATION. . '
Special Meeting of the Athletic Board
Hoar to Play Basket Ball
TripOther Notes. v
At a special mooting of tho Athletic
Board- yestorday morning Manager of
Athletics, Earl O. Eager, asked -to 'bo
released fl-om his position' for tlie'"re
malndor of tho school year. Mr. Eager
wIbIios to graduato this spring, but
will bo unable to do so if he remains
in his presont position as manager. '
His school work thin semester will bo
so heavy that it will bo impbsBlblp
for him to continue to direct athletics
and at the samo time carry tho studies
roqulrod for graduation. Mr. Eager1,
howovor, Informed tho Athlotic Board
yesterday . that- ho would' retain tho
managership for -this semester H .they
would give him tho position (for next
yean By this arrangement ho would
bo able, to carry liglit work this Bomes
tor and graduato next year. A commit
tee was appointed to consider Mr.
Eagor's ' proposition, ', m
Mr. Eager has been interested-in
university athletics for Beveral years.
He was a member of the- football team
when Booth was here and last spring
was manager of tho basoball team.
In the last capacity ho startled tho
athletic circles oftbfc university by
clearing sovernl dollars on the season.
His work at tho head of- of tho. basd
ball 4cam JjroughL.him tho. manager
ship oF-uU-Nebruska athletics .foiVtUWC
07, andJn this position ho Jins.modcu
Velwitatlon for. ofnci6nt,Av6rk that few
manngors at this Institution have4, had. '
In addition to attending to Mr,
Enger'a resignation tho board decided
to allow" William Hoar, the fast guard
and .caytaln of last year's, basket-ball
team,- to play In noulnter-colleglate
contests this 'semester. "Billy" ha)i
played for four years on the Nebraska
basket-ball five and is not eligible for
participation in games with other unl
verflities.rrhIfl;rulintVwliioh Is Irfatrlct
accordance wltluthe Interpretation of
tho Big Nino agreement, does ;iot, how
over, proVehT "Billy's" plnyfng lii hoiV
unlverslty games, and ho will" be abfo
to participate In 'these contests this
The basket-ball schedule also was
approved by the board, and tho'team
will start on tho eastern trip' Feb
ruary 14. Tho schedule follows:; '
Fort Dodge . . . , Feb. 14 '
University of MihnesotaV.. .Feb. 1G-1G
...i ,r.m AT-S!. liUu ,o
niiuuuu miiiuuj nuuumui . . a-wu. o
Marshflold ', Fob. 19
Portage .'....'..,'. .'. .F6b. 20
University of Wlnsconsln.. .Feb, 21
University of IoWa......,Fob. 22 "
Sidney Collins, thef big, fast foo'tbalf
center from tho Lincoln high ,school,
has entered the university and will bo
eligible for tho vatsit'y squad next fall.
Colllnp says that his former team
mate, Sommerhalder will' soon' enter
school. t Sommerhalder weighs, 245
pounds and has a good reqord In foot
ball Smith,' a'formor track man alsfr
has entered thjTmilvqratiy this semes
Thereupon, No. 1 and No. 2 gracefully
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