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Vol. VI. No. 87.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY J6, 1907.
Price 5 Cents.
BY THE UNIVERSITY ATHLETE8
Charter Day Exercises Held in After
noon and Evening J. P. Irish
Spoke History of Day.
Yesterday, Charter Day, dawned
bright and clear, and by two o'clock
In the afternoon the air out of doors
felt like that of springtime. A big
crowd gathered at Grant Memorial
Hall, so big that many were unable
to secure seats and probably the larg
est gathering which ever assembled
to witness the Charter Day exorcises.
The program began promptly and
everybody agreed In calling It a com
At two o'clock the band began the
program, playing some three or four
pieces, then the drill and spell-down
which Collins mado a new record, go
ing beyond Wellor's old record a few
Inches. Wellor was not In the meet,
having gone homo for a fow days' va
cation. Chaloupka got second. G. D.
McDonald won first In the pole vault
at 9 feet 9 Inches, McMasters second
One. of the surprises at least for
some of the contestants was the high
jump. The result was a tlo between
Anthes and Knode. The former win
ning the toss. Anthes showed splen
did form and should make one of he
strongest athletes over put out by Ne
braska. He won first place also In the
high kick at 8 feet 9 Inches. Here
Fleming got second place. The rope
cllmp was made In 7 3-5 seconds, Pur
cell getting first place. The relay race,
In which considerable Interest cen
tered, went to Phi Psl fraternity, the
Kappa glgmas getting second. Only
two records were broken, those In the
shot put and high jump. Anthes won
more points than any other one Indl-
BOARD OF REQENT8.
Disposed of Important Business Yes
terday. The Doard of Regents hold a quiet
meeting yesterday afternoon and dis
posed of the following business:
The question of detaining tho Cadot
Band for Commencement week next
June was referred to a committee. Tho
board was In favor of being lonlent
with tho boys, and money for their ex
penses which will bo Incurred by the
extra week of work will probably bo
appropriated by tho board at Its next
Tho resignation of Professor T. M.
Hodgman from the office qf Stato
High School Inspector was accepted
and A. A. Reed of Superior was chosen
as his successor.
' Tho resignation of Professor Paul
Koerber, Instructor In Materia Medics
and Therapeutics at tho Omaha Med
ical School, was accepted.
CANVASS OF NAME8 FOR JUDQE8
Debating Notes from Other Colleges
. The Triangular League. Fresh
men Debate Between Yale
Plans are at prosont bolng formu
lated for covering all tho doUtlls of tho
coming dobatos. Tho five unlvofsltlos
of tho new debating league are now
canvassing lists of names submitted
among thcmsolves for tho purposo of
selecting those to act In tho capacity
of Judges on tho fifth of April. Iowa
has sent us a list of twonty-four men
living In that stato and from theso
Wisconsin and Nebraska aro to
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This is the oldest building on the campus. Its construction was begun In 1869, the year the University of
Nebraska was chartered, and was completed in 1870.
of the Pershing Rifles came. Tho
men Bhowed up fairly well In this, and
it went off with a snap sufficient to
make it interesting to the onlookers.
In the spell-down, Robert Guthrie won
first place, repeating his. feat of last
year. No second medal was awarded.
About thre,o o'clock the indoor meet
began. In the first heat for the twenty-five
yard dash, in which Craig,
Minor, Kroger and D. F. McDonald
r&n, Craig won first place, Minor sec
ond. In the second heat, in which
HugheB, Dunlap, Coe and Cook ran,
Coe won first place and Cook second.
The final heat was very exciting. 4Both
men ran in excellent form, but Coe had
the advantage of the start and kept
the lead. The old record made last
year was duplicated. In the fence
vault, 'Chaloupka had the advantage,
easily winning out at 6 feet 7 inches,
two inches below the record. Dunlap
won second in this on a toss against
Neider. One of the best events of
tho afternoon was the shot put, In
vldual. Following is the official re
sult: (Continued on Page 3)
First Game of the Trip Went to Corn
huskers. The Nebraska basket-ball five de
feated the Ft. Dodge, Iowa, Y. M. C.
A. team Thursday night in a fast game
by tho score of 34 to 22. Moser, cap
tain of tho Cornhusker five was the
star of tho contest. The line up fol
lows: Nebraska. Ft. Dodge.
Hoar, Burress f Hart
Krake, WalBh,...f Ely
Moser c Miner
D. Boll g Halo
P. Boll, Hoar g Cramer
Referee Dr. Clapp. Umpire A. .B.
P, Parker, the Freshman who is
quarantined for smallpox, reports over
tho telephone that he and his fellow
sufferers aro improving.
A committee was appointed to' con
sider the advlsabillty of installing a de
partment of Bohemian Language nnd
The Board decided to return tuition
fees to three law students who wore
compelled to leave school.
The Board voted to confer the de
gree of C. E. upon Andrew Rosewater
All the members of tho team to rep
resent Kansas against Iowa, who were
chosen in tho final preliminary contest
at Lawerence Monday night, are law
students. Thoy are Charles Blackmar,
Tom Gowenlock, and J. Paul Jones,
and are all well known In the law
school as orators.
Tho Minnesota co-eds recently peti
tioned the Athletic Board that they
should exorcise the same authority
over the girls' athletics which they
have over the boys'. The board, how
ever refused the added responsibility.
choose three Judges for tho debate to
bo hold hero. For tho Nebraska-Illin
ois debate at Urbanna, Iowa and Wis
consin will each submit a list of a
dozen men living in this stato and
suitnble as Judges. All theso debates
will be on tho same subject, "Muni
cipal Ownership of Street Railways,"
and will nil bo hold on tho same date.
Tho preliminaries will likely como
next week, tho exact hour, not being
mado known in order that tho men
may speak somewhat extemporane
ously. At these preliminaries six men
are to bo selected from the fifteen now
on the squad to represent Nebraska
hero against Winsconsln and at Ur
banna against Illinois. Tho squad
men are being trained in their deliv
ery by Professor Losoy of tho Depart
ment of Elocution, and of him thoy
speak very highly. The outlook for
winning teams is, on the whole, very
Other colleges aro also getting busy
(Continued on page 3.)
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