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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (May 28, 1908)
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Vol. VII; No. J53.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, MAY 28, J908.
Price 5 Cents.
NEWS fROM CAMP
UNIVERSITY CADETS ARRIVE AT
CAMP ROSCOE POUND.
Warm Welcome, Fair Weather, and
Good "Grub" Make Glad the Hearts
of the Boys Pershlngs Arrive.
The following letters from the "Ne
brnskan's" special correspondents,
with the University Cadet Battalion
now in camp at Nebraska City, will
be welcomed by those who have been
waiting with interest for news from
Nebraska City, Neb., May 26, 1908.
The Hospital Corps""Tarrlv'ed at Ne-
brasua City Monday at 11 a. m. They
immediately went to work to prepare
the camp at Morton's - Park- for - the
battalion proper, which will arlve at
5 p. m. this (Tuesday) evening.
The rainy weather which prevailed
Monday seemed to realize that the
cadets did 'not welcome it and has
passed on. Today-the sun is Bh!ning
and the ground is fast drying off. By
the time the cadets arrive the streets
will be dry and the gamp will be in
The Pershing Rifles" arrived loday
just at noon. They are weary and
footsore, having marched the entire
distance from Lincoln. They had tho.'r
utensils and bedding hauled by team.
Some of the men were barefoot, others
were bespattered with mud until they
wero scarcely recognizable.
Morton Park is without doubt the
prettiest ground the cadets have ever
had for camping. It lies west of Ne
braska City about three-quarters of a
mile and has just sufficient slope to
make an ideal camp ground. In the
'center of the park Is a small plot of
ground in which Is located the bronze
monument of J. Sterling Morton, the
father of Arbor Day.
The cadets will enjoy this year's
camp more than any former one be
cause everything has a genuine "camp
atmosphere." The .people of the city
have been more than cordial to the
boysand they are going to make the
week aff pleasant and agreeablejis pos
alble. "Art'Jorgensen 1b "master of "com
.mlssaries" and Is proving to be an
' expert at the' business. He, together
with the three colored cooks, are look
ing after the "eatlns" in good shape.
Camp Roscoe Ppund, Nebraska City,
Nebr., May 27. Until 5:30 last even
ing a camp in name only, Camp Roscoe
Pound has since that time been the
lively, pulsating habitation of the two
hundred and ninety cadets of the Uni
versity battalion. The four companies
arrived in Nebraska City at 4:45, be
ing met at the station by a small dele
gation of citizens and by some of the
Hospital Corps and Pershlngs.
The Pershlngs had reached Camp
Roscoe Pound at 10 o'clqck yesterday
morning. They found the fifty-mile
march from Lincoln a most valuable
experience,- but it Is whispered that it
might have been more enjoyable.
Rain and jmud. added difficulties to the
5 Minnesota vs Nebraska
FRIDAY, MAY 29TH.
ordinary discomforts of a long march
undertaken by amateurs.
The Hospital Corps arrived Monday
and has since been engaged in erect
ing tents and preparing for the arrival
of the battalion.
From the station the battalion
marched up the main streets of the
city, led by the cadet band. Numerous
Nebraska City residents 'ncludlng
girls, wore out to welcome the boys,
reaching camp, the men were as
signed tents and things were put in
order generally. At G:30 supper was
served, the general expression being
that It was riot so bad after all. At
8:30 the lines were opened and num
bers of the cadets visited town, a mile
Camp Roscoe Pound, named in
honor of former Dean Pound of the
Law School, -is -situated In Monton
Park, west of Nebraska City. The
tents stand on a wooded slope within
a short distance ' of the monument
erected to the late J. Sterling Morton.
To the south Is a magnificent stretch
of level pasture, Ideal for a parade
ground. The ground, though damp,
has dried much since the repent rains
and with a liberal supply of straw
will be fit for the most "finicky."
Director Jorgonsen, in charge of the
camp, was on hand early. A large
tent 1ms been placed at the disposal of
the Y. M. C. A. and postoffice. Hero
are plenty of magazines, which may
be read under the light of electric
lamps quite a civilized camp, indeed.
Social Time Enjoyed.
The Misses Dowalter gave a progres
sive high-five party to about a dozen
of their student friends of the Lincoln
Academy at their home at 1642 Vine
street last Monday evening. Mr. J."W.
Jones took first prize, a beautiful
Academy pennant, and Mr. Charles
Landers took the "booby" prize, a tiny
likeness of the first prize, about the
size of a dollar.
Baked beans, baked on the prem
ises and served hot with delicious
brown bread, 10c, at The Boston
On Sale at Library,
2:30 p m. f
Farrow Wins theWorklzer Prize for
In the fencing contest held In the
Armory Monday "night for the Cap
tain Worklzer-prlze, l'arrow"waB the
Some two months ago Captain Wor
klzer offered a foil, mask and plastron
to the winner of an open fencing con
test. From that time considerable
interest has been manifested in the
sport. Mr. C. A. Reimors, formerly of
Annapolis, has coached the aspirants
for fencing honors and almost any
afternoon during the past month sev
eral enthusiastic fencers could be seen
at work in the Gym. Needless to say,
tho men who have worked most dili
gently were- tho-ones who came-out
on top In Monday evening's contest.
Several men exhibited surprisingly
good form and the outlook for a con
tinuance of activity In this sport. next
year Is very encouraging.
There wero about ten men entered
Monday evening. Tho entries wore
divided into two squads, every man In
each squad engaging in a four-minute
bout with every other man In that
squad. The two high men In each
squad qualified for the final round,
whore every man also met every other
man. There wore sixteen preliminary
bouts from which Farrow, Peterson,
Villars and Smith qualified for the
finals. Farrow won all three of his
matches In tho finals and thereby tho
The summaries follow: -
First Bout Jeffords defeated Rut
ledge. Second Bout Villars defeated
Third Bout Farrow defeated Peter
sen, Fourth Bout Woods defeated
Fifth Bout Jeffords defeated Moore
house. (Continued on page 3.)
a. m to p m
All Students Friday,
LA8T YEAR'8 CLA88 TO ASSEM
BLE HERE ON JUNE 10.
Neat Class 8ouvenir Published To Be
Made an Annual Publication
Whereabouts of Members.
A committee of t'he class of '07 who
are still In Lincoln have boon arrang
ing a class reunion to take place In
Lincoln on June 10. A reunion break
fast will bo served and a general good
time had. Tho purpose Is to promote
claBB and collego spirit and to renew
old friendships. It Is plnnned, also,
to make this an annual custom. In
furtherance of tho plan a very jioaL
little class' souvenir has been pub
lished, containing tho namos, ad
dresses, occupations and other facts
about tho members of the class. Per
sonal letters wore written to tho mem
bers by tho committee nnd mnny In
teresting answers wore received, Tho
answers show that not a few of the
class of '07 have entered the state of
matrimony since last Juno.
The committee which has tho affair
in charge is as follows:
Miss Dorothy Green.
Miss Joyce Broady.
Miss-Georgia Fields; '
Y. W. C. A. AT CA8CADE.
Western 8tudent Conference From
July 10 to 19 Program.
Tho Western Student Conference
for young women will bo hold at Cas;
cade, Colorado, opening tho evening
of July 10 and continuing through tho
evening of July 19, 1908. Miss Annie
M. Reynolds of the National Board,
and Miss LouIbo W. Brooks, national
studont secretary, will be tho execu
tives of the conference.
Among tho speakers there will be
Dr. Frank T. Bayly, of Denver, Colo.;
Rev. William R. Dobyns of St. Joseph,
Mo.; Dr. Francis J. McConnell, of
Brooklyn, N. Y., and Rev. Charles A.
Campbell of Denver.
In Bible study there will be-three
classes. Prof. Elbert Russell of Earl
ham College, Indiana, will give a
course on the Old TeBtament; Prof.
William C. Sturgls, of Colorado Col
lego, a course on "The Sermon on the
Mount;" Miss Ethel Cutler, Bible sec
retary on tho National Board, a course
on the "Book of Mark'
In mission study there will be four
courses open. Mrs. J. C. Worley, of
Colorado Springs; Miss Ruth Paxson,
of New York; Rev. William C. Isett,
of Chlrfa,, and Miss .Carrie Berge, of
Ohio, will lead these classes. Miss
Elizabeth Harris will represent the
Student Volunteer Movement.
. One of tho most attractive features
of the whole conference Is that of
recreation. The afternoons are kept
free for the different games of recrea
tion. Trips 'are taken dally to the vari
ous points of interest about Cascade.
One afternoon Is1 set aside lor College
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