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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Feb. 20, 1908)
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20,
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SIGMA XI LECTURE
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TERTAINMENT NEXT 8PRINQ.
'.PROF. CHITTENDEN OF YALE AT
k1" THE TEMPLE LA8T NIGHT.
j. His Subject, "Some New View Points
ilrt'NUtrltlon" People Consume too
s Much Focd, Especially Meats.
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The .anridal,, Sigma XI lecture was
, ';glyen,at,the Jemplo,.theatre lastvoven
..lng at -eight o'clock, by Prof. R.H.
-Ohlttendenof Yale, 'oneof- -America's
pforomoBt -physiological chemists.' The
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den's: address w,as that most people
cpnsume too much food, especially pro
telds, or meat foods, to maintain them
selves In the bestt health and to give
them the highest working! efficiency.
;n!M?JUW9J-wmLcan .only. be. negu.-.
even this is very, difficult; jfor many
intelligent people wh' b can readily see.
fCjbastanceotho,, folly or over-coaling
$ an engine or a furnace, cannot realize
that the same,prlnclple applies to feed
5 ing themselves. Overfeeding is not
I only wasteful, but entails unnecessary
t, labor on the digestive and excretory
Professor Chittenden had thrown on
a screen iaBlesVsh'owing the dietary
habits of various peoples, as to proteld
foods consumed and calorific power
gained. Americans average from 130
thorfqqd consumption. rr,Prpfessor
Chittenden and others have carried on
extensive i experiments to, show that
g this can bo greatly reduced and still
maintain. health body-weight, and
working capacity, with a positive bal-
i anco of nitrogen consumed over nitro-
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The first experiments were with a
, squad of United States soldiers in reg-
ular service. , The men were placed
. on a prescribed diet for seven months
' and their allowance of proteidd' gradu
k ally reduced from ICO grams per day
to 60 grams. There were no Untoward
tfectsv andevery "man but one "Was
""storing up nitrogen, that Is, not using
11118 .body-reserve, when1 the seven
j months was over. The men lost no
weight' nnd the strength and ondur
; t anco of all increased. ,
In' experiments yon Yale athletes, in,
ft the pink of "condition, the allowance
ot proteids was reduced one-half in
feflye1 months, with the same results.
, jAH won Intercollegiate honors during
a the experiment and one took the all-round
-amateur athletic championship
t of America.
In fact, a man weighing from 150 to
lCQ, pounds noodB In order to maintain,
an equilibrium of health, weight and
efficiency, not 120 to 1G0 grams of pro
t telds, but about 60 grams. 'The Jap
P anese race conformspractlcally to this
standard and the Russian war, proved
n their 4 efficiency. Their diminutive
stature Is a racial "characteristic, not
1 a result of dietetic habits.
Half the diseases of man are results
of nutritive disturbances and could be
-regulated by moderation and abstl-
v' nence In diet, animal foodsglvlng way.
" fn a measure to vegetable foods. Peo-
pie would be lmmeasureably benefited
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TICKETS 3 DOLLARS
A' TROPHY1 ROOM.
LAW 8CHOOL COURT8.
Athletic Headquarters to.. Be Estab-
lishlished in the Temple. '
Manager Eager ihas secured a' room
jon.tho second floor of the Temple, di
rectly over the Y. M. C. A. roonij to bo
vuaed8.atrophy.roomk.M,.,3,-.,. . t
-For-nmny-yearB- -something- of this
sort has bo to contemplated and in the
meantime all sorts of relics have booh
gathered. Manager Eager has pictures
of our football teams, captains and
other prominent players as far back
as 1895. Those were donated by Mr.
Townsend, the photographer. He will
have the corresponding pictures of
baseball, track and baskottball toams,
together with many snap-shots of play
ers in action or events as pulled off.
All cups, inscriptions, trophies and
prizes ever won by "university athletes
wlil be displayed for public Inspection.
A large collection of baseballB used in
gameB dating far back -in the 90's wllf
be exhibited. All the footballs used
during the grand season of 1902 have
been secured from John Westover. In
this way tlio names and records of
men who have helped makejtiis school
famous along athletic lines will bo
kept and raised to posterity as exam
The literary societies will observe
the time honored custom with special
"Washington programs on Friday even
ing. The Palladiaiis will have a mas
querade party, costumes as far as pos
sible to bo colonial In nature, fancy
dress or qtherwlse. A patriotic pro
gram will be given.
The Union society will jdovlate
slightly from .their usual program and
have an Illustrated lecture on Wash
ington by Professor Perslnger. Spe
cial music will also bo given.
Baked beans, baked on the prem
ises nnd served hot with delicious
brown bread, 10c, at The Bdston
Montgomery and Plumb the Directors
Three Part Program Burlaw and
Counsman of Omaha to Come.
Rehearing of PUcher .& Lower vs..
The courts in the law school- begin
sessions again for too first tlmoslnco
examinations next Saturday. 'Already
tho first year men are beginning fto
dodge the Bheriff and getting 'excuses
from jury service.
Before thb district court Pllchor &
Lower vs. Jbned comes Up for a re
hearing. Such trial was allowed by
Judge Bdghtol, who has recently re
signed on accdunt of pressing work
on tho Corhhuskor. 'The same will bo
tried before former County Judgo
Bochus", who has temporarily filled "the
Vacancy. As yet no cbunty Judgo has
been appointed. The attorneys are:
Hunt for tho plaintiffs and Bfcird&
Stull for the defendant.
Dean CoBtigan has appointed M. JS.
TJoWfelllftT cleVk orthe'dlstrIcr court
appointed B. B. Stovonson-'tq fill his
former .-position as deputy "clerk.
Tho freshman laws seem to have
found their second semester work very
interesting, Durjng.tho past two flays
of Inclemency there has been but little
decrease 1n attendance. Ex-Sbrg6aril
Burnett thinks It due to conditions
The.rapmbers of .the Junior Prom,
committee will please make their re
port and turn in all cash and unsold
tickets to the chairman not laterthan
-Friday noon, February 21st, after
which time the tickets will be '$3.50.
It Is highly Important that this matter
be promptly attended to- -
College of Medicine.
At the meeting of tho faculty of the
college of 'medicine, held February
Cth, It was voted that April 4th bo set
for the date of the visit of tho Lincoln
students to Omaha and that .Dean
Ward be notified.
KANSAS vs. NEBRASKA
INFORMAL SATURDAY, FEB. 22
HELP THB TEAM BY YOUR PRESENCE
Friday and Saturday, February 2 J -22
A plan 1b now Under way for the
presentation of a opreseniatlvo col
lege minstrel to qo'gfYoh'atonio time
during tho coming spring months,
probably the latter part oA'prtl. Con
siderable progress has already been
made In. the lining up. of attractions,
and active work In. rehearsals will
likely begin tho last of. next week.
Tho plan is being pushed by the Uni
versity Y. M. C. A. , . It
The two men who will hn,vq charge
of the training and preparation of
program are Guy Montgomery and
Donald Plumb, the former w.lll .super
vise the minstrel and fn,rce,porttons of
tho entertalnmont and the. latter will
direct tho music end of it. Both men
have had ample, experience along this
lino, which will moan much to the
success of tho undertaking,
The program, as outlined thus far,
contains the threo "regulation" divi
sions, tho oponlng comprises., tho mus
ical and Inevitable "take-off 'numbers,
of courso; 'tho secopdjs tho great
noyolty act, and tho .third or. .conclu
Bjqn cpnslsts of a ono-act. farce, though
eucha doBignatlondoeB not Indicate
anything whatovorns to ftH"nniflhiA
jlengtlu ,For tho.socond or novelty act,
tfi'e management has boon moat fortun
ate in securing already-tho famous
comedians, Theodore Burlow and
Theodore Counpman of Omaha. 'Those
"Teddios'havowbn a wide reputation
and tar.e.i guaranteed b.y all wh6 have
witnessed their performances to make
alilfc'Thd other portions "of tho pro
gram will be developed to completion
In the next few weeks.
Owing to tho absence of thegonoral
secretary last week, there, has been
some difficulty ' In .the registering of
men who wish to try"out. Several
have signified 'their intention of doing
so,, but others are wanted at once.
These try-outs will .fee iconductedf by
Mr. Montgomery next week and hence
all who desire to get In before It Is
too late should register this week.
Men may leave their names with
either General Secretary Dor Kinder--on,
Guy Montgomery or J. C. Knodo,
The Intention Is to make this under-,
taking a thoroughly enjoyable "and
''frollcky" one, while, at the'sanie'tlma'
establishing a university T institution
really worth while. -
Owing to the fact that the street
cars have not. "been running to the
State Farm the laBt two days, all uni
versity classes held there have been
dismissed and but few ot the school of
agriculture classes, were in session, as
many of the profossors'llve in the city.
It is' expected that the cars will be
running today and the students who
go out every day will resume their
Of ninety-eight students, dropped
from Stanford university, for poor
work, only three w.ere' girls,
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