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, Vol. VII. No50.
UNIVERSITY OF. NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, J907.
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BASKET BALL NEWS
LARGE SQUAD PRACTICING IN
A -Trip by Cornhusker Five Next Se
mester Will Include Games With
Chicago and Minnesota.
' A largo squad of Cornhusker basket
ball tossers are practicing daily at
;the Armory. Practise has been held
jail fall, but slnco the close of the
.football season more Interest has been
,centeed In the winter Bports and sev
eral men have been added to the
The Cornhusker quintet is expected
Tto make a good record this "season.
-.Nebraska In the front row of the
' basket-ball tossers nre Paul Boll, cap
tain of 1907-08 Ave; Bell, Watah, Per-'
Tho Bell brothers and Walsh were
on last yesjfteam and did some bril
liant work. Tho now mon aro Bhowlng
There will be no match games until
after tho Christmas vacation. Kansas
will probably come here for a game
.or two arly In January. Following
the visit of the Jayhawkers, Manager
Eager Is planning to take tho Corn-
huskers on a southorn trip that will
include games with Baker, Kansas,
Missouri and tho Kansas City Athletic
Club. Tho last of Pobruary tho Ne
braska Ave will go oast on a short
trip,. Tho, schedule for this trip wilt
'be as follows:
February 28-29, Mlnnosotaat MIn
March 2, open. .
v March aVlsconsln at Madison.
' . March open.
March 5, Chicago at Chicago.
' ' March C, Iowa, at Iowa City.
Several men who woro oh tho foot
; ball squad aro considered good ma
! ferial for tho basket-ball team and
National Association of State Unlver-
sltles Advances Reason for Estab
t llshment of the College.
Memorial Hall. All must be masqued. Admission 35c
AT THE FAIR.
What Will Be Seen Along the Pike
Saturday Night. v
t)h no! P. T. Bamum did not live
in vain. If hiB namo does not go
down on tho pages of Immortal his-
Among tho players who will help keepU0 It certainly ought to bo placed
UIU1U JL 1UI' UU UlUUI iUUOUU wuu
lot" tho University of. Nooraska, now
to manago tho finer dotalls of a circus.
When his mentality was striving with
tho problems of how to mako tho
world spilt Its sides with laughter, It
)s said that ho did so for tho solo
purpose of creating a fortune with
which to buy Jumbo. But wo, who
aro ablo to survey mstory from a
broader scope now realize that ho
was only experimenting. Ho had in
mind tho COUNTY FAIR that is to
bo hold tho evening of Saturday, Do
comber 7th, 1907.
His great, oxporlmont was THE
Ah, Yds! They have all done very
woll, Rlngllng, Fourpaughs, Bailey,
and tho rost, but THE PIKE has
reached tho highest cohsumatlon of
artistic perfection in tho Y. "V C. A.
County Fair. ,
Chief among tho freaks Composing
tho melodramatic group of pikers Is
Jorgonson, who Is knowir throughout
.tho country as tho "champion hot air
merchant1 and now sorvlng as auc
tioneer along tho Plko. Don't for
got to see thlB wonder, gontlomon; but
shut your oars and .'hands on your
pockotbooks" for ho has a porsua-
Professor Barbour Will Talk on the
All persons who aro interested" In
popular science will find It both on
tortalhing and Instructive to attond
tho Illustrated lecture to bo glvon by
Prof. Tl H. Hnrltnttr fh!n nvnnlntr n JJ
that ho has shown tho Y. W. C. A,i ..,. , ,. .... , . .. TT ,
. .. TT . ,. ... . 1o clock In tho audltorlunrtrf ,tho Unl-
J tho baskot-ball manager aro urging
them to report for practise immediately-
K Tho third meeting of tho Mathemat
ical Seminar of tho University ,of Ne
braska will bo held Saturday, De6om
'bor 7, 1907, at 7:30 p. m. in roo'm"3024
- Mechanic Arts Hall.
Some recent 'developments in tho
' '.theory of partial differential equations
will bo discussed by Mr. H. T. John
son. All Interested aro cordially in-fylted.
Poor St. Louis.
-, From 'St.,LouIs came a nolpo Hko 34
Uo 0 for tho Catholics in their gamo
- wlth tho Cornhuskera. From tho point
of view of a college sport, the gamo
was unsatisfactory, and it Is probable
that both Nebraska and Kansas have
played itJielr last game wlthMhe St.
' Loulsans', who do not enforce rules
of eligibility. students' Herald, Man
. W. A. Yodor, '03, has been reelected
superintendent of public' Instruction
for Douglas county.
slvo volco that, draws like a magnet
Then to tho right Ah! Shakes
peare must como to our aid. "Y.on
dor comes a pair of very strango
boaBts " They may for convenlonco
bo classed, "Tho Long and tho Short"
However, their reateoologlcal namo Js
under consideration. Their history is
a strpngo pne. Yes, very strange.
But let mo only say that tney wero
found by a hunting party, running
wild in Bomo Nebraska cornfield, and
brought to tho University to bo tamed.
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vorslty Templo. Profossor Barbour
spont a part of his vacation last sum
mer in tho Bermuda islands. Ho mado
a special study of tho flora and fauna
of tho Islands, and of tho coral forma
tions surrounding them. Tho public
parks and tho military fortifications
also engaged his attention. Among
tho pictures that ho will use will bo
found views touching upon all theqp
features of tho Islands. Tho Bermu
das are an Interesting flold for tho
scientist, and their striking character
istlcs have novor boforo boon present
ed to a Lincoln audienco. This lec
ture will bo glvon undor tho auspices
of tho Sigma XI Sociqty, and will bo
freo to anyono who doslros to hoar It
Tho 800101 gladly bears the slight
uexponso. It will bo oxtromoly grati
fied, however, to bo assured that, it Is
appreciated in Its efforts to present
from tlmo Jto time items of popular
scientific knowledge. A goodaudi
enco will bo taken as an.(oxpresslon
of appreciation, no( only of tho so
ciety, but alspof tho kindness o Pro
CONGRE88 WILL BE ASKED TO
GIVE FUND8 FOR IT.
H. R. Edwards, C. E., '04, who is act
ing as transit man on a railway 'loca
tion party In Mexico, writes that ho
Is in tho region whoro YaquI Indiana
furnish -eloquent oxoltoment and dan
ger . There are soventy men in tho
party, a largo part of Uiom'sorvUg as
Pies like mother tried -to make.
Baked fresh twlco a day by an export
wo'man pie baker, at ''Tho Boston
OUR ANNUAL COUNTY FAIR
BENEFIT Y. W. C. A. -
HAPPY HOOLIGAlr UNCLE TOM
.SATURDAY, DEC 7. ARMORY. ADMISSION JOc
Tho National Association of Stato
Unlvorsltles at a .meeting hold ro
contly in Washington, adoptod a roc
ommondation mado by a Joint com
mlttoo of tho association and of tho
National Educational Association
that a national unlvorBlty bo estab
lished by act of congrosd In tho
District of tColumbla.to bo support
ed by tho goyornmont' and to sorvo
ogos maintained by tho statos. This
action will load to tho bringing be
foro tho presont Congress a bill em
bodying this rccommondatlon.
Tho Mowing argumonts aro ad
vanced In favor of tho ostabllshmont
of a national unlvorslty:
l.fSuch a unlvorslty Is noodod to
comploto and to crown tho education
al system of tho United Statos,
2. Such a university is noodod' to
supplement tho rosources of oxistlng
Institutions and to offer opportunities
for moro advanced Investigation, and
rosoarch than aro now offorod by tho
unlvorsltles of tho country.
3. Such a unlvorslty was urgod by
Washington, and has boon urged by
many omlnont statosmon slnco tho
deslrablo and necessary.
4. A national university Is neded In
ordor to co-ordlnato tho scientific
fwnrlr nnw hnlntr rarrlnrt on In thn
sovoral govornmont dopartmdnts at
Washington, and to put that work at
,tho disposal of advanced and ado
foundation of tho govornmont as
qualoly trained studonts. '
It is woll understood that thoso con
nected with prlvato educational Insti
tutions wll) do all in their power to
opposo tho establishing of such a
unlvorslty. In 1001' a commlttoo ap
pointed by tho" National Educational
association brought boforo that body
at a mooting in Detroit a report
which was unfavorable to a national
university. Only qlevon, men of tho
,committo of fourteen signed tho 're
port Of 'thoso olovpn, sovon wero
'presidents of, or connected In some
way with prlvato institutions.
President James B. Angoll of Michi
gan, who was on this same, committee,
refused to sign'thd report because it
was not in accordancerwJth his views.
Previous to this Detroit meeting ho
had writton an article "which present
ed tho probablo attltudo of. the prin
cipal universities of tho country to
ward tho project to establish a na
Some of thoso who expressed them-
.selves as being opposed to this
schemo wero tho' Late William It.
Harpor, president of the University
of Chicago, President Nicholas Mur
ray Butlor of' Columbia, President
Charles EUbt of. Harvard and Presi
dent Jf G.rSchurman of CornelF. '
Hon Andrew D. White, iri an ar
tlclo written in 1900 offers strong fa
vorable arguments. He believes that
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