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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Feb. 4, 1908)
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Vol. VU. No. 76. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, TDAY FEBRUARY 4, J908. Prlc5Cents.
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END OF LONG CONTEST FOR CAP
TAIN OF FOOTBALL TEAM.
;LoW'Man Is Dropped and Election
; Reached After 8everal Ballots
K Cook Withdraws His Name.
v Jim HhrvAtf wnn nlncted tn.oantnlu
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the Cornhuakers for the season of
1008-9 at six o'clock yesterday even
ing by a Vote of 8 to 6.
Several ballots had been cast pre
Sious to this one, the method poraued
having been to send in the voteB
throughHhe wall, "This system caused
'great unnecessary delay and failed In
electiug a captain.
The Athletic Board grew Impatient
:at the delay and decided to call tho
'members of tho. team together In Dr.
Crapp's ofllce Yesterday cvlenlHg at
,1ftyc o'clock to have a deciding vote,
us-the last mailed vote had resulted
.la giving .Matters and Harvey 5 votes
each, while Cook received only 4. By
agreement of the Board, Cook was
g Memorial Halt
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GLEE CLUB FORMED.
MEN AND THE BIBLE
A REMARKABLE GROWTH OF IN
TEREST IN BIBLE STUDY.
Developments at Nebraska-Special
. Boost Wednesday to Increase the
Enrollment to Five Hundred.
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Many Candidates for Offices
Examinations being over and clasa
elections approaching, aspirants for
oftlces are lining up the "rank and
Hie" of their respective classes, each
ouo hoping to win his election by a
"large majority." The keenest fight
for tho presidency is in tho Senior)
and Sophomore clasBeB, three mem
bers m ,each class having presented
themselves as candidates. P. M. Men
ofee, G. L. Sullivan and M. A. Mills
are tho Senior office seekers. All are
popular men and the friends of each
are confident -of their election. In tho
Sophomore class, R. E. Moaley, Harry
Ingles and S. A. Mahood are "elec
tioneering." As In tho Senior class,
each of these men seem to be ormid
ublo candidates. The president next
semester, ha's the privilege of present
lng to the class the names of those
whom he thinks are best fitted to
servo on tho "Cornhusker" staff next
year. Ho also appoints hop and so
cial committees and a baseball mana-J
Earl Guidlnger of the -Junior clnss
In the only one of, that class who has
announced himself as a candidate for
In the Freshman class, Mv E. Barker
Is the only candidate for president.
Mr. Barker comes from David City.
His frlenJs believe that he will have
little opposition. (
The dates for the different election
have not been announced, but in ac
cordance with the usual custom, they
will be held tha jBeconi, veek ofthls
'dropped, and the only names votod
tiipon at .the meeting last "night were,
those of Matters and ,Hnrvey.
The first ballot was a tie, .two of
the voters having chocked both names
oi their slips. ,
On the next ballot these men swung
fo Harvey, giving him the majority re
quired. , - - . - ..
The fight for this position of honor
has been long and spirited, but the
tfactAthat no disruption in, ther team
has developed was evidenced' by the
Hearty handshakes Of the candidates
after the declBlon was announced.
Captalft-tHarrey entered school in
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Regents to Support Glee Club Next
At the December meeting of tho
Board of Regents the Men's Glee Club
was put under the control of that
body. Their support .assures the suc
cess of the club season.
By the Regents' .action the Glee Club
Mrs. Raymond's control. Budd Gil'
lespie was appointed director upon
Mrs. Raymond's recommendation and
the request of the club. With Budd
again as its leader, the club may well
hope to eclipse all former records.
Only about half of Jast, year's club
has been.-retained.-- The sixteen who
include its personnql are all soloists
of considerable ability. ' George Ire
land and George Johnspn are among
Homer C. House, first tenor,, . and
tho only now member added, has'
finally been prevailed upon to accept
the management of tho club. Heavy
graduateTiWirk, Srhlch' ho'Is'camrlrig
Ve'qufresmuch" of hfo time. Mr. House
has had considerable experience along
this line, having been connected with
tho old Adelphlan Quartet bfrDoane
land later.wlth thq.,WesleyAnnQuarteL
The club- is to be- -congratulated-on
Its selection. A conservative, course
1b Mr. HousVs plan, no extended trips
detracting from studies, but a small
number of select dates. Mr. House
shows-a generous spirit In accepting
this' position in addition to his'heavy
graduate work. His exceptional ex
perience alone makes It possible. -
Several -flno offers for dates have
been -received Jjyhlm and will bbre
ported upon later. r In particular an
offer from Clay. Center is flattering
from a" financial standpoint, as well
as otherwise. ..
.With Mr. .House as manager and
Budd Gillespie directing, the bright
future of the club is a certainty."
Senior Play Try-Outs
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The progiess 'of Bible study In
American colleges and universities Is
attracting largo attentlotiiunong thoso
who are in touch with tho situation.
This'speclal feature of college activity
ia being' pushed by tho Student.' De
partment of- the Internatlbnal Com
mittee of 'the Young Men's Christian
Association, and Is under thb leader
ship of' Clayton S. "Cooper, a Urown
alumnus, "in tho East and In the West
is in charge of Nell McMHldn, Jr., a
graduate of the University of Illinois.
Both these men, together with sovoral
assistants, give their entire .time Co
the supervision of Bible study among
college men. Last year something
like 33,000 men took this work In the
colleges of North America and this
year Mr. Cooper is setting -the goal at
60,000. When it Is remembered that
this work is everywhere voluntary
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and in no case is college credit grant
ed for it, tho "fact seems .to testify to
a revived and growing Interest in ' n
devotional and hiBtorlcal-study ofth'e
Bible. Somo of tho prominent educa
tors "of ' the .country are prominently
ideniifled witirihe'wprkp especially "In
thearrarigemont.of courses of study
.that 'will-appeal strongly to- tho -pocti-
liar temperament of college, men.
Among these are President Faunco of
Brown, President Wheeler of the Uni
versity of California, and Prof. J. W.
Jenks of tho Political Science depart
ment "of Cbradll'Universltyr Thtflastr
has written. a course onf ""The "Social "
Significance of the Teachings of
JeBiis," which Is proving to be un
usually popular with men who nrdln
forested In studying the social lnffu
once of the great personality aside
irom any tneoiogicai interests, tuibl
course Is also' being used very exten
slyelynmongthe groups In fraternity
houses: " This feature "of thVTwdrk
among fraterrilty men has been pushed s
especially by "such men ln-the stu.
dent iriovement of the Young Men'a
Chrfstian Association as C. S. Cooper,
C. D. Hurrey and A. J. Elliott, who
aro members Respectively of Dolta
Upsllon, Sigma Chi and Delta Ta'u
Delta. . '
In connection with this Bible study
movement it !s interesting to' note' fie
piogfess m our qwK lAstltu'tion. With
in he' past three years the number
carrying the Work 'in Nebraska has
Increased from' about-'seventy-five
men to nearly 4d0. Tho committee .'ia
charge of theVdrk here la hoping1 to
increase this to 500 by Wednesday
evening of' 'this week. During d-
nesday fifty men will be working
hard to. increase the enrollment "to
ouu nerore tne eveaiag of uut day.
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