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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (April 23, 1908)
ypi. vn. No. J28.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, UISfCOLN, THURSDAY, APRIL 23, J908.
Pt Ice 5 Cents.
SATURDAY EVENING APRIL 25T H, 1908
TO PLAY "WELCOME," 8ATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
Third Play of the Season to Be Rend
X ered In the Temple By 8trong
Cast ateoklebcrg's Orchestra.
5 The Dramatic Club wll present the
second largo play produced this Beason
by Its members.
ji.lt is an old French play which has
been re-christened "Welcome" and re
written by Miss Ruth Bailey, who has
also coached the play to Its successful
completion. Miss Bailey is one of the
first members of the club and has been
a popular coach for the high school
and University plays for a number of
years. She, with her cast, has expend
ed much time and effort to perfect this
comedy in every detail.
. The scene is laid in a Wyoming
-towji and in the old home of Lady En-
dlcott who was formerly Louise Looke.
Peter Franklin, an old friend of Lady
Endicott, comes to visit at the home.
The whole plot hinges on a letter
written by Lady Endicott to Peter
Franklin, and hidden in a statue three
years before this viBlt. There is an ef
fort to secure the letter by Lady Endi
cott. Franklin also endeavors to ob
tain it Welcome Pierce does all in
her power to assist Lady Endicott In
her endeavors to secure it.
There are two romantic situations
which are rendered most interesting
by the eccentric Miss Ellen, admir
ably impersonated by Miss Neva Hlb
ner, who is always present with her,
"Oh, j: know you, are going to say
The cast is composed of strong and
talented members of the club. Miss
Margaret Guthrie has the title role
and Is therefore welcome. Miss-Kathleen
Uriderman will represent Lady
Endicott, tfhile the Misses Mabel
Snyder, Ada Morgan and Esther
Bailey are respectively Matilda Locke,
Mrs. Taylor and Pauline. Mr. A. E.
Hlbner, who, as woll ag,..Mlss HIbnor,
ia a recent addition to the member
ship of the club, In his Interpretation
of LordTEndicott is the "realization of
. the Typical Engllshma
I. P. Hewitt, who will Impersonate
;Peter Franklin, and F. W. Bellamy,
now Mj., Bilmore, wlU be remembered
as the men who assisted in making
the football play, put on at tho-Ollver
Theater a few years ago, so success
ful. H. P, Letton and It. A. Van Ora
cle will lend .their assistance as
Tony and Thomas, respectively. ' .
The staging and scenic effects to bo
used will be better and more, pictur
esque tnan on any previous occasion.
There; will be some electrical effects
that are new and Impressive.
Another feature, not to be over
looked is1 the music which Mr. Steckle
burg's orchestra b to "furnish. This
orchestra is one of the best and Is
weU known to. -Lincoln audiences for
the fine, quality and the exquisite reu
tiering of its music.
i Plea like mother, strled to make;
Baked reAffriffj '4ajlby,;an $xpe.rV
Jwomim; pj? o,aker fh0 Boston
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The Dramatic Club
... PRESENTS ...
A Comedy ti Thret Acts
UNIVER8ITY GLEE CLUB.
Miss Adah Castor Will. Sing at Home
Tho Glee Club Bang Tuesday night
a Kearney and ' again last night at
St. Paul. These two dates were
scheduled for tho purpose of giving a
final rehearsal to tho program which
the club will put on for tho home con
cert at the Oliver next Friday after
noon and evening.
Miss Adah Castor, who Is to give
part of the program assisted by tho
club, met the boyB at Kearney. Miss
Castor is remembered in Lincoln as a
local singer with a marvelously beauti
ful natural light dramatic soprano
voice. After a .year's residence study
in Now York with Herman Klein, Miss
Castor moved to Denver and for the
past year has adopted a. professional
musical career, and has created the
greatest enthusiasm wherever she ap
peared. MIbb Castor's appearance next
Friday night at the Oliver will bo her
first appearance in Lincoln sipce she
left here three years ago.
"Crip" Kimmel, the veteran comedi
an of- the club will have charge of the
funny part again and has worked out
a new and very clover farce on Uncle
Tom's Cabin. Ed Johnston will not ap
pear with tho club, but "Crip" Kimmel
announces that he has discovered two
new stars in John Ageo as Uncle
Tom and "Hungry" Holland as Little
The trip Is reported as a buccoss fi
nancially. Professor Howard Speaks.
"Last Fridayevenlng Professor How
ard delivered a lecture to one of the
societies of Peru normal college, of
which, he was once president. The
minutes of -the meeting when Profes
sor Howard was elected was read In
honor of the speaker. i
Water polo is to bo among tho ath
letic sports at the University of "Illinois.
Glee Club Concert
V'j , " , iMATDNEE
JUsirvad Stats, 60o
On Salt atTtmpli and Ptrtir's
Graduation Exercises at the Farm To
morrow. The School of Agriculture will hold
its annual commencement exercises.
tomorrow. At 1:30 p. m., competitive
drill will take place, after which Com
mandant Worklzer will present tho
first and second best In tho Individual
drill with appropriate trophies. At tho
end of drill all will assemble In Agri
cultural Hall and listen to a number
K. A. Marsh, senior, and Otto H. Lu
bers, Junior, wll give farewell greet
ings to seniors. Ed. Vanderborg will
speak on -behalf of the commissioned
officers. Professor A. E. Davlsson,
president of tho Agricultural. College,
and A. G. Haeckor, professor In dairy
husbandry, will make tho principal ad
dresses. At seven p. m., tho Bonlor class .will
hold a banquet at the Lindell hotel,
which will be attended by the faculty,
students and alumni.
Signs of 8prlng.
Friends of Merrll Burbank and Edith
M. Sanborn were surprised to learn of
their wedding Monday afternoon. Both
were freshmen, and their borne Is In
Omaha. Mr. Burbank Is a member
of Alpha Tau Omega Tho young
couple do nofuxpect to remain in
Another well known student who
was just married Is "Dick" Hunter,
-Sigma Alpha Epsllon. Mr. Hunter
was married yesterday afternoon to a
Miss-Taylor of Lincoln. Ho will con
tinue his work for" the rest of the
year at least. ' -
Principal Waterhouso, 'formerly of
the Lincoln high school, but now of
Omaha, has been "appointed head of
the Fremont schools.
TRIP TAKEN TO PLATTE VALLEY
Number of Students Under Dr. Condra
Spent Three Days Studying Along
Salt Creek and Platte Valley.
Fifty-four students spont throo days
of vacation on a trip to tho Lower
Platte Itlvof, leaving Lincoln over the
B. & M., at 7:15 Thursday morning and
roturning at 5:35 Saturday ovonlng.
Tho ontire trip was very carefully
planned and organlzod. An outline was
furnished to each Btudont and doflnite
observations and descriptions were re
quired. The party was separated into
four Bquads under tho leadership re
spectfully of Schram, Porrin, Koysor,
and Dr. Condra, who had also tho gen
eral supervision of tho trip. Profes
sors Barbour, Tuckorman and Hack ac
companied tho party during tho first
Th first day, having studied tho Salt
Crook valley from Lincoln to Ashland
from the train, tho parly at once di
vided Into squads and studied the for
me tlons southwest of town. From
thoro, the walking was down tho rail
road with side trips into tho ravine
where rock beds were correlated with
thoso at Ashland. The stxty-four-foot
bluff of Dakota Sandstone at the mouth
of Salt Crook was studied and tbe
travelers refreshed themselves at one
of tho springs whore" tho water from
tho porous sandstono seeps out. On
roachlng tho impervious beds bolow
On toward South Bend prominent
ledgCB were studied and the Murphy
quarry visited. This is ono of the
largest in tho state, working an eleven
foot ledge of limestone and crushing It
for concrete work.
Upon arriving at South Bbnd"fc-lhe
baggage, somo thirty bundles was se
cured at the depot, and camp wa,s
made oast of town noar tho rjvor.
Each squad had its own tent and did
its own cooking. The rambles of the
day, somo fifteen miles or more, had
prepared tho men for supper. Aftor
supper, a large camp fire was built, roll
was called and Dr. Condra made a general-quiz
on. the day's work, giving, di
rections for thopropor form of field
notes. Then followed speeches by
several men of the party, who-have
traveled in foreign countries. Mjr
(Thomas-fold of Mexico and Hfo there,
Mr. Tuckerman of tho Alpha, .Mr; Heck
fof tho Southland. The enjoyment of
the camp fire was dampened then by
rainfall, so all betook themselves to
After breakfast Friday morning the
men crossed tne river and traced the
rock formation to the' State Fish
Hatcheries, then coming back oppo
site South Bend, walked down the val
ley along tho hills to Meadow. On that
part of the trip they studied, several
abandoned quarries; clay pita and
Crossing the river to Louisville
camp, was made, supper eaten and' the
camp-fire quiz convened, Some of the
business met of Louisville were Inter
este( visitors here. Talks by" Con
dra, Schram, Perrin and Beechley,.mon
who have worked .on the U. S. survey
were next in order. ' ''
' Saturday morning the -party visited
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