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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 8, 1908)
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1908. ,
Price 5 Cents.
HELPS THEM EARN
ART A QOOD 80URCE OF KNOWL
EDGE FOR MANY PEOPLE.
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BIG NINE INDIFFERENT ABOUT
- RETURN -OF-MICHIQAN.
Leaders, rlold JR. Would Be Silly to
Kowtow to WolVerlnes, Who Must1
Come Back as They Left.
'If Michigan comes back to tljje
J toVpot the 'Big Nine' she' must re-enter
under the same conditions' that
jdrew. fjorii he Conference. . We are
indiffbrnaB to 'wlraE action -MichY
g'gan takes and In order that there may
jv?JLbB tnG slightest,,. indication. JDf
" -kowtowing, to her, we are going to Jet
ji the j)res9nt rules remain unchanged
mm the' Wolverines act" " ' '"
That is the sentiment of the lead
ers Of, the "Big Nine," and Is given
as the reason for the tentative adop
tion; df the sevengame rule at the
Conference meetings Saturday. By
giving a bare majority vote to the
aeven-game rule It was intended to
mdkeHhtf moasure'appear .in jeopardy
and to Inform Michigan In this way
that she ,would. have to return to com
petition with the' lid' screwed tightly
, down, if at all.
According to the personal opinions
expressed by the representatives at
the Conference aSturday, it appears
thattWe return-of Michigan to-the
fold 1b not desired aa-lt was a year
ogo, and it is believed that the Wol-
. verines will scarcely think of coming
back into competition, since they have
been placed In" the position of having
to take the step entirely, in the dark.
It was made known that the Bontl-
ments expressed by the professors In
ttie meetings' wef6 anything but com
plimentary to Michigan.
.While the resolution calling on the
Wolverines 'to conform absolutely to
the Conference rules by Februaryf
was a plain IndicatlonJhatTno fur
ther leniency would-beextended, the
added factthafan attempt was made
tcdlsctiurago the popular seven-game
schedule is almost certain to mean
that Michigan will retire from the
Conference body, In which it was a
-leader for years, it 1s believed. The
complacency with which the profes
sors passed the resolution practically
reading the western leader out of the
association was distinctly different
than their attitude last year.
been last by a 4 to 5 vote, it 1b prob
' able that strong attempt to pass it
at the Juno meeting would have been
made. l The action of Purdue and Illi
nois In voting for five games was
especially surprising to many, ,who
had supposed these schopls tp bo
lined up strongly in favor of more
"Had the Michigan' question1 been
l settled, before this therewould bW.
'. beenfower votes against ytie ?seven.
Kame rule," said a Conference repre-
. Bentatlve. "As It' is", there seems 16''
. he no telling whether the seven-game
rule will pass at the June meeting.
It la a toss-up, and if Michigan wants;
(Continued on page 3.)
FRATERNITY HAIxTjAN. U
ABBOT'S ORCHESTRA; TKTS. $7.25
Dr. Fulkerson Will Be at the Temple
Dr. E. R. Fulkerson, Litt. D., L. L.
I)., has been secured to give two Il
lustrated lectures, one on Japan and
one on China, on the ninth and six
teenth of January. The first, on
Jjipan, to be given Thursday evening
at 8:15 In the Temple, deals with pres
ent conditions in that land, and brings
to one a knowledge of the country
Bocond only to that gained through
The speaker is very well qualified
to present his Bubject. He has spent
twenty years In the far EaBt as a
missionary educator and vice consul
of the United States at Nagasaki,
Japan. In addition to this, he also
served on the Philippine Commission.
HIb views are strictly original, hav
ing been secured under conditions not
usually granted to white men In
Dr. Fulkerson received many favor
able notices from the Oriental press.
Some of them follow:
Professor Fulkerson was"
Inst night by an audience that taxed
the capacity of the Ereajbulldlng.
The lecture was allbefal education
in itself, demonstrating that the doc
ttir Is wltTfniit n. doubt one of tho
jreaest living authorities on the
Orient. A rare treat. Dally News.
The people alternated between
laughter and tears as the wonders of
the Middle Kingdom passed before
them. Inland Record.
These marvelous reproductions of
Oriental life are the prqduct of
twenty years of travel and study fc on
the part of Dr, Fulkerson. Perhaps
no other Oriental traveler has so
thoroughly mastered the situation.
He hold the audience spell
bound to the end. Eastern World.
The admission is 25 cents for one
lecture and 40 cents for both. Re
serve seatsKcontsextra1 Tickets
can bo secured at th"eTJnIverslty-Y7
M. C. A. or at the door..
Basket .Ball Informal
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Nebraska Contingent at 8clence Meet
Nebraska had the largest represent
tnllon of any Institution in this soc
tlon in attendance at the annual gath
ering of tho American Association of
Science, held at Chicago during the
ClirlBtmas vacation. Between fifteen
and twenty Nebraska professors and
assistants were there. Dean Bessey,
Professor Clements, formerly of Ne
braska and now at Minnesota Unlvor
slty, and Messrs. Pool and Peterson
it-presented the botany department
Dean Bessey was elected presldont of
the botanV Bectlon. These men read
several papers before the meetings.
Doan Davis and Professor Engberg
from tho 'department of mathematics
were present and took part In the
various discussions. Professor Luckoy
read a papqr before the educational
meetings. Dr. French of the dopart
ment of philosophy also readarpaper
In his Bectlon. Professor Condra and
three graduatestudents represented
the geografihy and geology deparlJ
njpnts at the sessions of tho Amer
ican Geographers' Association. Pro
fessor Condra read two papers at tho
meetings. Professor Benston, a grad
uate student, presented a paper on the
"Meanders of tho Missouri River,
Causes and Consequences."
Several other Nebraskans not men
tioned In tho foregoing woro present
to help maintain Nebraska's reputa
tion of taking an interest in all things
You Never Can Tell,
Members of the Dramatic Club who
have paid their dues may get com
plimentary tickets, one for each
member, to Bernard Shaw's play,
"You Never Can Tell," by applying to
Miss Winifred Gould. She will be in
room 106 U. Wednesday and Friday
from 1 -to-2 pm andon Thursday
from 11 to 11:30 a. m.
W O 'rO'rOvO'POl
Professor Dann Declares It Is Not
. . l!yJr Idle WomeiuandEffemli.
nate Men, but for Everybody.
"Art is not for women with nothing'"
to do or for effeminate men wlio '
should bo doing something better, but
It Is for all a means of acquiring a .
broader and richer knowledge." Thus
spoko Professor Dann at Convocation
yesterday morning on tho subject of
With some people It is possible for
thorn ,to get information only, through
direct .contact with persons or things.
Knowledge is only acquired in tlila '
mannon Such knowledge Is funda-.
mental and should bo gained by .ajl.
.At tho same timo, howovorr -jhere
are very good imitations to thlBAsort
of knowledge. People cannot loarn
everything through personal contact.
If they do they cannot advance much
beyond the period of childhood. If
wo can add to our power tho ability
to get knowledge from books yrty
have enormously increased he'fitoros
or Knowledge from which wo can
Tho highest knowledge, however.
- -" . .
cannot . be acquired by books.
lnrougn art tn,is can be acquired, and
In a largo Benstf art is a means bf
obtaining Information. In spmo of
tho finest things of life it is the only .
jneans which woliavo of gaining
knowledge If wo can make tho ave
nue by which we get knowledge from
as often traveled as the printed page,
wo have brought ourselves into tho
highest Btate of culture.
If wo. are able to use 'but one of
theBo methods of getting information
wo must consider our minds as sort
of a one-horse affair. Its situation is
something like that of a town with
only one railroad.
There are several popular miscon
ceptions of what constitutes art
study. A deep study of tho lives of
great artists Is not art study. '"
Neither is a Btudy of the theory and"1
philosophy of art tho true study of
art, although perhaps 16,18 more valu
able than tho first method. Sora6
people "painfully acquire a knowl
edge of the technical processes used
iti -tho-productlon TJf-arthut'-thls-iB-T"
not atvall necessary, as tho .best art
critics are seldom the best technicians. .
One should not affect 'to see anil
feel what Is not really experienced.
It 1b foolish to shut yourself off from''
true art appreciation by the curtain
of hypocrisy. It Is also necessarr'to
bo modest. Some people; say, MlX'don't
know .anything about art'biit I'-know
what I like." Wo have nb hiislnoss
to like or "dislike anything1 until ' wo
first understand it-' Let us therefore
try to understand first. Lot-us' aim
to Interpret Instead of' criticise.
. . f ,,
Tho best .oyster stew In the city Is
that served at The' Boston Lunch
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