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; tTNtVERSITYOF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY DECEMBER 5, J907. - P,fcc 5 Cent
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IG NINE GAMES
NBBRA8KA MAY MEET CONFER-ENCE',8CHOOl.8-NEXT
Y. M. C. A. RECEPTION
Manager E'ager Thinks Prospects Are
Good fop-Football Games With
-viN0rRlri NlnTMrni-nliivl CTII
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Two or three Conference schools will
probably bo lhcludod In Nebraska's
, football schedule not fall.
v Manager Eager gavo out tills state-
menyesiorciay upon his return from
Chicago, whore ho mot the represen
tatives of the Big Nine at their an
nual conference Saturday. Mr. Eager
wont from St Louis to Chicago last
' weok to make arrangomentB for a
couplo of games with Big Nino teams,
but owing to tho position of Michigan
.$cftMld, ,5pmoto..;nci vdpJnQ.,ngreo
. I moutVregardlng contests for nex,t fall.
Michigan, who last year marched bold-
k ly out of tho Big-Nine ranks, Is ex--.
'. pecked, to crawl back Into 4ie fold
again and in case she does "will play.
-J-Wil.J2rm.pjrQ ..games with tho pther
Conference schools next year. The
Big NJno)ropres"entatIves will schedule
no outslcta games until the Wolverines
, take final action on re-entering tho
Conference, for they nro "all anxlohs to
mejt Yost's glanta on tho gridiron
again and do not want to hurt their
chances of getting a game with Michi
gan by taking on other teams and fill
ing their dates. Michigan's real in
tentions will not bo rarido known until
tho next mooting of tho Conference
' schools'ln Chicago, January 4.
ManagoK Eager was 'assured by tho
BIg"Ninb "representatives, however,
- thatno matter what Michigan does,
i (Nebraska, can' flguro on one or Iwo
gamoa -with Conforonco schools next
fall. All of thorn are willing & give
us a game provided wo play under
their rules If Michigan does not join
tho -Conference. Should Michigan re-
turn to tho fold then those teams that
are not lucky enough to schedule a
gamo with her will be ready to "take
.'"on" tho Cornhuskora. For definite ar-
rangemenfc about, her Big Nine games,
.however,' Nebraska must wait" until
i, ttio "Wolvorjnes "give their flnal deel-
slon, January 4th.
I Thero Ib considerable talk at Michl
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I gan about.playlng Nebraska next year.
.,' The following itora, evidently sent out
from Ann Arbor and published In the
Toledo (Ohio) News-Bee shows that
tho Yost men' are thinking about a
gamo with the champions of the Mis-'
"There, seems lo bo .a strong prob
ability that Nebraska will bo added
to Mlchlgau's Xootball echpdulo next
ear, : Throughout this season it has
been realized by the Michigan authori
ties that several of 'the games' were
too. easy to .afford oven a. good work
out, and it appeared that w tho rea)
strength of the eleven was nevor test,
d .until the Pennsylvania gamo. .
"A-gamo between tho Wolverines and
'the Cornhuskora would boa great at
traction, at Ann Arbor. . "King" Cole
Is himself an 'old Michtgaij star and
OPENING' OF NEW ROOMS
TONIGHT - TEMPLE
FOR UNIVERSITY MEN
PROF. HRBEK DIE8.
Popular .Young Instructor Dies After
J) Short Illness.
Jeffrey D. Hrbek, instructor in Bo
hemian and German, died yesterday
afternoon at 2:30, death being caused
by typhpld fever and other 'complica
tions. Prof. Hrbek had been ill for nearly
three- weeks, but It was not until tho
last few days that his condition be
came dangerous. Tuesday- morning an
oi.emtlon was performed but, all ef
forts to save the Ufo of the stricken
man was a failure. From that time
on he grew rapidly worse and he
passed away yesterday afternoon. His
sister, Sarah, had boon caring for him
for some time. His mother, and other
sister wore Bent for Tuesday morning.
They urriyed In Lincoln Wednesday
night ,but'he"dld not recognize them.
Jeffrey Hrbek was of Bohemian
parentage. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, haa
over be'en Ills home. Ho was twenty
flo years of age. He was graduated
from the Cedar RapIdB high school
and from the Iowa State University.
He was class poet both oTMiIb high"
school and University class. He is the
author of a .collection of poems as yej;
unpublished. Ho was also elected to
the Phi Beta Kappa organization, rank
Ing first, in his class. He entered the
faculty of the University of 'Nebras
ka att he beginning of the present
semostor. as the head of the newly
created ciepartment of Bohemian lan
guage and literature.
(Prof. Hrbek was a teacher of ability.
Tho wolfaro of each student wos a4
"matter of personal Interest to him.
With his pupils he -was a popular In
structor, this being shown to a great
degree by tho regret oxpressed at his
As a man Professor Hrbek could
not but Inspire the admiration of those
who know him. His devoted care of
a young nephew left without father
or mother Is indicative of tho kindly,
genorou.'j spirit which was his" Ha
was an earnest worker, In the .cause
of Christ, being, afilllated with the
Unitarian church. '
.Prpf. Hrbek will bo nilSBed. The
Unlvorsfty" hTs lost an "atile" t'oa,chor,
the students have lost a friend by his
death. : "
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Y. M, C A.
New Rooms Wll be Formally Opened
The now rooms of tho Y. M. C. A.
in the Tomplo will bo formally opened
this evening. - A reception has been
planned but it will btf made a most
informa'l affair with tho main "aim to
see that everybody has a good timo.
Those iii charge have given out tho
most absoluto assurances that It will
not be a "paddle social''
The new rooms are very fine and
more than compensate' for tho poor
quarters wnlch tho association has oc
cupied for so many years. Thoy aro
very finely finished in antique oak,
with a largo grato which gives tho
whole icom a homelike appearance.
The furniture of the rooms maintains
the same high standard. It is partly
of the mission stylo and Is arranged
to give the utmost comfort to those
who -will usoit. c , ,
This opening .presents a fine oppor
tunity; tothq-boys of ..tho university
to 'sea thd Temple and at tho same
'time' have a'r jolly good time. It Is
planned to hold, a number of similar
affairs in tho near future. .
Saturday evening at, tho County
Fair will be seen many and,, various
forms of entertainment, but none will
bo more novel and pleasing than .thosp
furnished by 4 tho 'Dramatic- Club.
Everybody knows about, tho Babies
and the Minstrels; -and everybody
should know about the Play In Panto
mime. It will be given In two acts
and is most thrilling. Gay costumes
and an entirely original presentation
of a famous historical event will easily
prove It very attractive and unique.
No one can afford ;to miss seeing it.
GREAT BIG DOINGS
ANNUAL COUNTY FXlR IN .THE
ARMORY 8ATURDAY NIGHT.
Many Good Attractions Secured, In
cluding the Famous Baby 8how
and Some New M.lnstrels. '
Baked beans, baked on the prem
ises and served hot with delicious
brown' bread, 10c, at The Boston
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OUR ANNUAL COUNTY FAIR
BENEFIT Y. W, C A.
" HAPPY HObLIGAN, UNCLE TOM
'' '" LEW DOCKSTADER . ,
SATURDAY, DEC 7. . ARMORY. ADMISSION JOc
Among tho Intercstlng'stde-showH of.
tho County Pair In the Armory- Satur
day night will bo tho mlndtrol 'show
carried on under tho" nuaplcos of tho
Dramatic Club., Mr. .Lou Dockstador
has mado a magniflcont offor to tho
troupe of artists who aro to proson
this show In order to havo thom travol
with his illustrious stars, but tho'offer
has beon spurned. ' ,
Whon tho curtain goes- up Saturday
night the nudlenco will bohold a most
glorlouB array of colorod gontjomon,
in the midst of which shines Mr. Lou,
Dockstader tho second in tho porson
of Max Howell, aBlntorlocutor, dross'od
In spotless linen, his .facd'-a foast of
luscious smiles for tho ladlos. Hardly
before wo, can approclato tho first
chorus, Guy Montgomery rushes on
the Bcone aB Mr. Bones. To say this
Is a brilliant performance is much, but
then what would thero bo left to say
about tho rest. For oxamplo, tho solo
by Hoffman, "Don't Argufy," with
quartet accompaniment. Also tho old
story,' 'All In, down and out," Totold,
.us, qould only be dono by, those who
jiro or have boon In those circumstances,-
and now bolng foatured ;by
.Coulter 'and Thorna!. J x
. That part of tho program has boon
somothlng w.hich everyone can onjoy,
but the Y. W. C..A. recognizes tho
need of Boniethlng romantic, and so,
Under tho direct tutoring of Miss
Florence Grear, Anderson of Gloo Club
fame, will render with most touching .
effect tho now hit, "I'll bo tho poppy,
If you'll' bo the pink, and pop tho,quos
tlonjiow;" x J -: $
Ono of tho loading attractions at ho
County Fair will bo the 'Baby' Show,
in which a chorus of twonty-flyo chil
dren will sing. On this chorus tho fol
lowing opinions of promlnont musi
cians are given:
"Now I notice in my own child,"
said Mr. Mortimer Wilson whon in
torvTbwed on tho subject of tho songs
for tho babies, "that whon a closed
second Is not 'immediately resolvod
Into a consonance, there' is (rouble.
In tho interests of harmony I would
recommend that you correct suoh ab
normal instances as vary from tho
course dictated in my excellent work
on the rhetoric of music. There are
two other teachers from whpm you can
obtain tho same rational lino of work,
but I recommend my own as the moat
sclentlc. It Is perfectly true that oc
caslonally a largo chord pt, tho spy,,
enth or of the ninth or even of tho
eleventh must, bo Introduced for (he
sUko of variety, and' I would council
you, after looking oyer tho gongs, to
stick closely to these harmonic Inci
dents, erroneously called, concords In
.systems previously folae'd upon unsua
pecting and ignorant' students by un-
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