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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Feb. 15, 1907)
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some vigorous electioneering and tho
contest grew warm. Tho fight con
tinued to bo between theBo two candi
dates until Inst Monday when the or
ganized engineers, a powerful faction.
among tne Hopnomorcs, entered k. m.
WUdlsh, one of their number, In tho
race, Mr., Wildish made a "Gum-shoo"
campaign and drew votes from tho
other two candidates.
During tho race eacli candidate.
throw out unveiled hints as to tho
secret affiliations of his opponents. Nel
son was accused of having every ap
pointive Sophomore office promised
to members of tho Sphinx organiza
tion. Dobbs, In case of election, his
opposition said, would give every po
sition of Importance to a certain con
servative clique; and Wildish, it was
claimed had "entangling, alliances"
with one or twq'frats" who would re
ceive all the appointments. Much mud
flew nnd the reputation of tho candi
dates wore made to appear any color
, The class meeting opened quietly
yesterday morning and jthe Sophomores
Went straight to the business of choos
ing a leader for this semester. Presi
dent Rinnker called for nominations
and Edward Guldlngor of Schuyler put.
the name of S. P. Dobbs before tho
meeting for president; 'Miller Bene
dict followed with tho name, of Mr.
Nelson, and A. Holland nominated R.
JVI. Wildish. Each candidate was called
upon to state his platform and each
said he stood for a square deal and
fair play. A poll of the meotlng showed
201 votes present. The first two bal
lots, were cast without any disturbance
except the howling of a few boys.
After the third ballot Mr. Dobbs, see
ing the hopelessness of continuing his
race, thanked his supporters for tho
work they had done for him arid with
drew. The next ballot resulted In
a vote of 102 to 8G In favor of Mr.
Wildish. The meotlng adjourned at
MrWlldlsh, the president-elect, Is a
student, from Aurora, where he- gradu
ated from the high school In 1905. Ho
Is very popular among the Sophomores
at the University.
' (Continued from pago 1.)
Ventlon held-, at Indianapolis. Those
who have heard Mr. Irish pronounce
hfrii tin excellent public" speaker.
f Besides thjese events, of Mthe Icntcri
tnining Uind,.!thero will be. a meeting
of the Regents, In which a number,
of lpipprtanti matters 'will. be consld-v
ered. Among other things will be the
consideration of a petition from the
University;, Bandn6klng',that. ,that.or-
ganization be released from the obliga
tlon Of remaining at the University
during' th'e June Commencement to fur
nish muelc for that occasion.
Th,o Junior class win meet next
Thursday 'in Memorial 'Hall at'llO
to consider tho matter of a class haf,
Samples will be on hand and a selecf
'ETon made probably at that time.
' John Resler, '09, Is" sick with small
nox at his room, 557 North Sixteenth,
street. Another,.sludont, Qeq. Hf Mc?
Dowell,, is '.just recovering, from tho
Kappa 'Sigma held Its eloventh nnr
nuql banquet at ,,tho Lincoln Hotel
Vednesday nlgJV and Its annual danc
ing party at.ihat.hotoLlast-nlght ,..
, Doctor.'' nnd Mrs. Clements left jfes
'. erdayto spend the r'emalnJfoivof the
WeeVin'Omahat ' I
The late afternoon sunlight rested
lovingly on tho enmpus at Ann Arbor.
A scarcely j)ercoptible chill In tho air
and. the early lengthening Bhndows
were. solo reminders that autumn had
succeeded summer, and that wintor
Nns close at hand. Seemingly con
scious of their impending' doom tho
scarlet geraniums glowed with nioro
than usunl splendor, while hero, find
there .In tho troe-tops wero glints of
tho same bright color. Summer was
bidding a reluctant farewell to her
favorite Michigan haunts; but verily
her reign was over, for already along
boulevard and "river were the symbols
of September tho purplo astor and
A crowded street car stoppod at
the corner to take on still another pas
senger, then went on its way up SUito
street. A group of football playors
with the inevitable following of small
boys trotted down the dusty road, then
for a moment ail was still. The Insis
tent tapping of a woodpecker digging
an oarly supper from a telegraph pole
became startling In Its distinctness.
Madge McGrogor was silent nnd un
responsive alike to appeals of nature
and human nature. Tho sunlight
which drew such a wealth of color from
the, Bcarlet geraniums emphasized the
shabblnoss of the girl's attire the cot
ton lining In her little jacket and her
tired-looking, badly-worn shoes.
"Wlllst du linmer welter schwelfen?"
The girl's troubled eyes turned re
luctantly to the open book in her lap.
"Willlst du immer welter scholfen?
Sleh, das Gute liegt so nnh."
Forcing ' her mind to a concentra
tion on the .text beforo her she slowly
worked out the translation "Why
will you always roam? See, tho gooo
Tho book closed suddenly with a
bang. Could it bo that there between
the covers of a little German grammar
was the solution of her -problem?
Slowly unfolding a hastily scrawlod.
letter, she read again, for the twentieth
'"Dear daughter. Mother Is sick In
bod. There nln't nothing particular
the matter with her only she seems
plumb tuckered out. I reckon the ex
try work of getting you started was a
little too much for her. Seems like
she's loBt all ambition and don't want
to got well. I toll her to chirk up and
that Christmas ain't far off and then
you'll bo home for vacation but shr;
says that vacations was all she'd .ever
8eq of you any more, that as soon as
you get through school you'll teach or
get married and one's as bad as tho
other to her. Wo both know that
you've got your own life to live and we
don't want to go. against your best In
terest's; but It .does seem kind pf hard
to have our. one little girl swallowed up
In tho big university where, she don't
count no more, than .one feather In
mother's bed while there' an old house
out hero that ain't nothing left in It
since she wont .away. .Mothop madg mo
promlso not to say nothing' about your
coming home, said she wasn't going to
be selfish if she died for it. And I ain't
asking you to come home, neither, I
don't know what Is for the best. None
of us knows. We all have to make
our guess, and no one of us is much
good guessing for some one else. I'll
write again In a day or two, and may
be mother .will be better. From your
loving x FATHER.'.' .
"Why will you always roam? See,
the good lies near." Yes, literally, the
good did Ho near and It was very
good! The regular class work, tho
magnificent library, the inspiration .of
contact with four thousand students
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