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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25; J9fJ8.' 1
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PROF. BARBER'8 TLLUSTRATED
TALK AT CONVOCATION.
MANAGING EDITOR AND A88I8T-...AN-T
ElmerttHlllc and F. M. Weller Aro
I Chosen to Represent the Juniors
for Next Year's Cornhusker.
University Cadet Band
Concert i March 27
, .The. Junior class met in Memorial
Hall yesterday -and in addition to
electing representatives for - next
year's' CdrnhUBker, disposed of some
'rather important business matters,
'f Elmer Hills and Guy Montgomery
",jverev candidates for manngingedltor
andjFJ'M. Weller for assistant -iiusl;
nessejinanager. Mr. We'Uer recoived
his election unanimously and Mr.
Hills received rather a large majority,
the vote being 45tp 16.
Mr. Knode explained in detail the
pland for Ivy Day and the class voted
to do their part making the day a
success.1 An 'assessment of 25 cents
uas levied upon each member to help
uefra yexpenses, and a committee will
be -appointed soon to co-operate with
jLlfeJ Senior commltce. The" classes
sde'hi t'6 be taking hold of the Ivy Day
proposition with enthusiasm and there
i,flo ioubt but that the present plans
Wiibo carried out. .successfully.
' Mr. M&ttlaon reported that an n
formal "would' be held on the Friday
befdre Easter vacation. Mr. Weaver,
cnXIriiian of! the hat committee, re
ported tlUt ,a' very few hats had been
ordered. The jiuestlcn was brought
before. the olass as to whether or not
anjf 'special hat had been approved.
The matter will be considered at an
other' meeting, when also the estab
lishment of the permanent Cornhusker
, treasury will be considered.
A dm. 25 c tp Reserved Seats 35c
XOXOKXIKH O O O3KOO0O)K)00O0J
BATTALION IN TAN.
All Cadets Will Appear in Tan Shoes
After April 15.
An order was Issued last night
after drill by the Department of Mili
tary Science making It obligatory for
all cadets to wear tan shoes during
drill hour after April ,J5. This will
complete the new -uniform system.
Up to the present time only the offi
cers have been required to appear
in tan shoes.
Although the Pershing Rifles have
made arrangements to secure the
shoes for the battalion,' the cadets
will be allowed to buy where they
piease. The shoe is of a rather high
tapped style, samples of which may.
Ik seen at the office.
Y. M. C. A. Tonight.
At the regular mid-week men's
meeting tonight in the. Y. M. C. A.
rooms In the TempYe, Joe Dor Kln
deren will lead.' Those who attended
the "Dad" Elliott meetings last week
are urged to come our, as the. secre
tary .has somethingthat will interest
The meeting begins promptly nt
6:50 and closew equally as promptly at
7:30. You are urged to" be there.
1 ' Game of Comedy.
One of the plays to be given next
Saturday evening in the University
Temple is "A Game of Comedy," with
the following caBte:
M, Antole Fromont
Mr- ftnv MnntcnYYiftrv
M. Pierre, valet toJU. Fromont...
V . Mr.. E. -Wilson
Marie, the maid
' ':v.v...vMiss Kathleen Linderman
f Ml Fromont is a Parisian actor, who,
.In his own opinion, is a verysuperior
person. This opinion Is .snared by
Marie, who is -noted for bfcr eyes and
who aspired to become an actress,
.after .she sees M. Fromont on the
stage. He, however, discourages her
yvhen she "tries out" before him.
Bright and full of action, this little
drama cannot fail to attract. It is the
first' of a series to .be ' presented on
the same date and at the same place.
Do not miss them.
Jthetoflc 16 will hold a debate at 2
p. m.today in U. 106 ton the Bubject,
"Ship Subsidy." Those taking part
are P. J. Halldorson, E. Dr Mallery,
H. W. Potter jindJLA.Scotney.
' Professor Caldwell, 'head of the de
partment of American HiBtory, will be
present to assist Professor Fogg in
criticizing the debate .-
Missouri University will soon have
a daily, if the plans of the present
management aro carried out. The In
dependent is always full of good live
news, and they surely have a field
for a dally.
Political Science and Sociology
The Registrar has received from
one-half to two-thirds of theflepart
mental reports for the second semes
ter's examination. Several depart
ments show a great increase in regis
tration over the firstsemester, but
none more, if as much, as the De
partment of Political Science and So
ciology. This isrelalively a new de
partment, thisbeing the second year
of its existence.
The registration for the first se
mester of the first year was 92; for
tlie second semester, 124; for the
first rfemeBter of the second year, 195;
and for the second BemeBter, 315.
The growth has beon very rapid,
Especially during the last year, for
there has been nil Increase each se
mester of over fifty per cent.
It now ranks as one of the larger
departments of the University, only
five or six -other departments -exceed-.
Ing it in attendance.
The Y. M. C. A. meeting's held" Fri
day, Saturday and Sunday under the,
leadership of "Dad" " Elliott wore a
Buccess in every way. "Dad" lm
pressed his personality upon all the
men with whom he came in contact.
The personal conferences which sev
eral of the men held with him were
a source of great inspiration and the
men feel more capable of pushing the
work of. the assqclation for the com--lng
yea as a result pf Elliott's visit.
A few of the men are holding a dally
conference at noon sjneo Elliott's
visit and are planning to make this
conference a permanent part of asso
One-of the M. U. girls Is suffering
a fracture of her hose, as the result
of her first baseball practice. The
girls have disbanded until more
Your car fare would pay for a nice
lunch at The Boston Lunch. Why go
NON;2pM., FRIDAY, MARCH 27
' At the college - meeting held last
tveekatWilllatriB" iTballot taken on
the question of allowing menlniWil
ltamstb' play;,so-called summer base
ballL It. being understood that , thlB
excluded playing wth teams undjar na-.
tlonjd agreement, reBultedJn, a vote
o? 237to" 37 in favor of allowing 'surfy.
Nature of the Destruction Which Over
took City Art of the Pompellans
--The Houses and Home Life. .
Prof. G. E. Barber gavo an Illun-
trated lecture on "Recent Finds In
Pompeii" at convocation yesterday.
His first illustrations vhowed Vesuvius
in the distance, from different angles,
with little villages scuttoivc' around
Its TJase and tho city and buy of
Naples In tho foreground. Vesuvius,
he said, -wbb until recent years, 4,000
feet in height, but ofter the eruption
of 1892 about 500 fret of the crater
crumbled in. Some of tho plcturoa .
slowed the cloud of steam above tho
crater to be at leant fix miles high,
lie corrected tho general Impression
that this cloud Is smoke and fire or
that the volcano pours out ashes. Tho
column is steam and the apparent flro
1b n reflection from the heat below.
What is called asheB is morely sand.
The eruption which buried Pompeii
began at 1 p. m. on August 24, 79
A. D. Professor Barber showed a
slide of a plaster cast of the body of
a boy found there. He explained that
merely the cavltltfj aro found where
these bodies were and that the .casts
are made by ppuring In plaster of
Paris. ' They were buried In floods of
mud, the result of a heavy rain when
the air was thick with dust.
The people of Pompeii were an art
loving people and their whole life was
permeated with art. This Is more
remarkable when It Ib copsldered that
Pompeii waB-only a provincial city
of from twenty to thirty thousand
Professor Barber .then took up Pom
pelian houses, Illustrating his points
with pictures of lately excavatod
homes. The houses were very plain
on the outside and built right up to
the streets.. The- shops, offices, and
public parts of houses were in the
front and .outside portions of the
houBo. The private apartments of tho
owner's famll ywere In the center
surrounding an open court. Around
this were open pdrtlcos supported by
columns and In It were flowers, foun
tains, statues and other objects of
art. Inside the houses there are
paintings on th,e walls and costly
Professor Barber then Bhowedmany
collections of kitchen -utensils aud
other useful objects made of bronzo
and In artistic designs, showing how
deeply art was Instilled in them; also
very beautiful bronze and goW gob
lets, rings, ear-drops, and4 Innumerable
other articles for decorative purposes.
V- km05' i a?
Jr!ei$tyM?. $8-36; WTalt Orchestra
E, E.GllIespie, '90, was on the cam
pus yesterday. Mr. Gillespie was In
strumental In organizing, the Univer
sity of Nebraska, CJlub at Washington
last .week. He. announces that the
club intends to entertain Bryan and
anemon some time tnis montn.
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