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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 9, 1908)
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V'ol'YLl. No. 63;
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN? THURSDAYrifANUARY 9, J908.
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NEBRA8KA AND MUSCATINE WILL
John Weller,. Center for the Varsity
Quintet Has Position In Panama
and Intends to Leave 8chool.
' The Nebraska basket-ball loam will
openthe local season In a game with
the' MuBcatln'e, Iowa, Ave at the Ar
mory Saturday night. -
The Muscatine goal tossers come
(hero hailed as the strongest team in
the WeBt and carrying a record with
a remarkable string of victories that
they have won on a trip through south
ern,'; Canada and the United States.
During the trip the Muscantine men
have defeated such teams as the De
troit Y. M. C. A., champions of Michi
gan and victors over Yale; the sec
ond regiment team of Tashlngton,
champions of the south and Hope Col
lege, Holland, champions of western
. The Nebraska game will nrark-tmr
beginning of the western tour of the
Muscatine Ave. After the- game hero,
Saturday, thoy will play at Sioux City
t . and. then will strike south playing at
Kansas City and other Missouri and
.Kansas points. The squad will roaoh
tho coast sometime in February and
will return to Muscatine early in April.
The strength of tho Nebraska five
that will meet the Iowans is unknown.
Three of last year's toam, however,
will play and they always put up a
game fight T-he-CornhuskersJ)ftyj
won tho only two gaiireB played this
season, against Wesloyan and Crete.
They expect to play fast ball Saturday
nighf. " ' -
The basket-ball game will bo fol
lowed by an informal dance. " These
basket-ball lnformals wore introduced
.by Manager Eager laBt year and be
came very popular with tho students.
John Weller captain of tho 1907 foot-
,-ball eleven, who is now playing cen
ter on tho Cornhusker basket-ball
team has secured a government posi
tion in 'Panama and will leave scITool
I Monday to go south. Woller's with
drawal" 'from tho University is regard
ed as a groat loss to the basket-ball
-five, on which he , was doing some
- 'Manager Eager has completed his
basket-ball schedule, which Is as fol-.
January 11 Muscatine at Lincoln.
., .January . 15 Kansas Agricultural
School "at Manhattan.
'"January lft-rWashourn, at Topeka.
January 17 and 18 Kansas, at Law-
rence. .. . .
January 31 Missouri,, at Lincoln.
February lMlBBQ'url, at 'Lincoln.
February 2l and 22 Kansas. at.Lin-
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$ Eastern Trip. '
I February 28 ahd 2J -Minnesota,' at'
Iar.ch?2HPortage, at PortagOjTWlB
1 March 3Wiscpnsln, at Madison.,
I March 4 Do P,aul, at CMCagcH
"fMarch- 6 Morrison,-at Morrison, 111
(Continued on page four.)
FRATERNITY HALL, JAN. U
ABBOT'S ORCHESTRA; TKTS. $.25
Students-Volunteers of Nebraska Are
to Gather Here.
January 9, 10 and 11 are the dates
for the second annual convention of
Nebraska Student Volunteers to bo
held In the Tomple Building. Tho
convention is one pf very great" Im
portance to tho missionary movement
in Nebraska colleges and universities
and no effort has been spared by the
executive committee to make it worth
while not only to Student Volunteers,
but to all. others who And it possible
to attend tho sessions. Mr. A. C. Hull
and Miss Elizabeth Harris of the In
ternational Committee. New York
City, will bring to the convention the
inspiration of the world wide move
ment, while Mr. R. J. Dye, M. D., of
Africa and Prof. E. It. Fulkerson of
Japan will enrich tho program with
lectures and addresses on the fields
on which thoy are authority.
Professor Fulkerson, for twenty
years in Japan, will open the conven
tion Thursday evening with his lec-i
-turn on Japan Jillustrated with stereqp-
ttcon views and moving pictures.
Delegates to the convention will bo
present from other schools in tho
stato. The following list constitutes
tho University of Nebraskas appoint
ed delegates: ;
Miss I. W. Vibbard i . 1
Joe L. Dor Kinderen.
Carrie K. Schultz.
Le Roy Cherry.
V. P. Garst.
W J. Hornor.
R. M. McDonald.
' W. B. Kline.
H. D. Young. ' '
- Roy-Nelson. j .
(Continued on page 4.)
NEW TEMPLE THEATER.
New 8cenery to Be Used First In "You
Never Can Tell."
Hitherto performances 'in the Totn
plo Theater have boon greatly handi
capped by the absence of a curtain Jor
the stage of appropriate scenery, for
all that has broken tho background of
barq brick walls has bqen some old
scenery from tho auditorium. During
tho past two weeks, however, tho Dra
matic Club has been having two fine
sets of scenery made which will bo
used first for their play "You Never
Can Tell 'on January 18th, taid later1
for other productions.
Thoy have had tho scenery mado
through J. M. Miller, manager of tho
Lyric and Majestic Theaters. Mr. Mil
ler has alBo contracted to arratige tho
whole stage, includlng,.the loft and fly
galleries, so as to make it as up-to-date
as, any modern theartor. He will also
arrange for extra sets of rigging,, a
grand drapery to flt theJorraentorsWn
front, the borders, and put' In two ex
tra sots of border lights,- so thaUas
many as six complete sets of scenery
could To oaslly handled. :
The scenery Ts being painted by Mr.
Ray Clifton of Chicago, and will bo aB
fine as is Been In any theater" In Lin
coln. The Indoor Bothns. enough-pieced
to make -soyeraf different scenes tho
outdoor sot represents the veranda or
terrace of a marine hotel with a sea
drop in tho background. Mr. Clifton
has also painted four wood wings to bo
used in future settings.
To fit in with this excellent scenery,
the University has just hung a beauti
ful set of crimson plush curtains which
draw back from the center of tho
stage. This curtain is very much more
artl8tcjhan-an ordinary drop curtain.
It Is what most of the leading stars
carry with them for their particular
plays, and when-tho other curtains for
the doors and windows aro put up, will
greatly add to the attraction of tho
Professor George D. Ayers Is In Chi
cago on personal business.
.Basket Ball Informal
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Nebr. vsf; ,Muscatiie
V ' I , JiWIUAHY 11
MANY YOUNG MEN PREPARING
FOR HI8TORY WORK.
Professor CaldWeir Dpclares "Research
Work In History Will Be Car
rled Forward by Able Men.
"HProfessor CaldwqlJ camp back from
Madison, whore ho had boen attend
ing tho meotlngs of tho historical and
economic associations, enthusiastic
about tho future progroBfl of historical
research In America. Ho declared that
tho opportunity of becoming acquaint
ed with the moBt able men engaged
in historical work was invaluable
Ho was especially impressed by tho
number of young men and women who
were present at tho mooting. After
mooting a largo number of keen young
people Tvho wore just cemrnenclng
their life work along research IlneB ho
became convinced that in the future
competition for honors would be se
vere, and that there would bo no low
ering of tho standards sot up by tho
leaders today, but rather a decided ad
vance. Tho members of the different asso
ciations which mot at Madison wore
welcomed most cordially by the peo
ple of the town. Nearly all were in
vited to dinners whore thoy were
given tho opportunity of meeting and
conversing wi,t)ueaca.,QihGr, Profes-
. - -- . . . ' -
sqr CldwelirddclafiaBi.'OiJ as
Ilk. -" -TV "2J , I . '
Association. - His k'sllge'ct was "Tho
American Acta Mctorum' and
showed a depth o
. . . - r C
Roscoo Pound, tho former Dean of
the Nebraska Law School, now a pro
fessor In Northwestern University, was
present as a member of the -American
Political Science Association and de
livered an address on, "Inherent and
Acquired Difficulties In the Adminis
tration of Punitive Justice."
.Professor Caldwell took tho place
of Thomas F. Moran, professor in Pur
due University, in a discussion of
United States hiBtory since 1865. Ho
was ajso appointed by' President
Jameson as a member of tho. nominat
ing committee for officers for the com
Professors Jloss and Cook, formerly
of Nebraska, wero -prominent v in tho
councils of tho men present and took
an actlvo part in welcoming to their
new Homo, MudlBoiT, thulr !uld asau
ciates, as well as ijaen from all vovqr
the country. Nobjraskans may, re
joice in ,the fact, that no man stood
forth' more prominently, in 'the socio
logical society than Dr. Ross.
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, Doan.George P. Coatlgan, -Jrf ..ae"?.
rdtary qt the Stato Bar 'Assocbijqn,
will bo away .from tho UnlversUVw.the
reBt of this week oh Recount' of ', .the
meeting of the association inf .Omaha,
January 8 "and .. v VI,;.,J.lif,l
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' "After the 'BhW, of patty 'Just?!drop
into the 'Bo8ton.-Lunch-'for'a kndwlch.
and a cup of coffee or an oyster stew.
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