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Vol. VIII. No. 73.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1909.
Price 5 Cent.
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WAS QUITE A CRUSH
NEW SYSTEM OF REGISTRATION
DIDN'T ABOLI8H RU8H.
STUDENTS' HURRY THE CAUSE
University Men and Girls Crowded
Registrar's Office on First Day of
Week Despite Fact That Plen
ty of Time Remained.
The new syBtem of registration tie
vised by Registrar Harrison and in
cluding numbered tags, specially ic
served hours, and study rooms, was
tried out yesterday In the ofllco of
the registrar and In the adjacent hall
of the administration building. At tin
conclusion of the day's work It was
stated at the oflice that tho new sys
tem was operating successfully tti
every way, this despite the fact that
at times the crowded conditions were
vivid reminders of past registration
JaniB.
From the Opening of the oflice at 0
o'clock to the closo at 5 p. m. there
was practically one continuous pro
cession " of students registering for
numbers which will entitle them ro a
reserved time during next week when
they may arrange their schedules and
pay their fees. At sevoral timss dur
ing the afternoon the oflice was
Jammed and tho hall outside was
called Into service to accommodate
the overflow. At these times thro
were as many as one hundred stu
dents in line waiting for their tuin
at the desk and when such was the
case It required anywhere from thirty
minutes to an hour for one student
to get his number.
Students to Blame.
At thp registrar's oflice tho .espon
slbillty for the Jams was laid upon
the students themselves. It was stated
that there wore five days after yester
day in which to obtain the numbers
and that there was no excuse for so
many attempting to got tho printed
slips on the first day. There seemed
to be an Impression among tho stu
dents, however, that unless they wore
on hand early they might be forced
to take periods not convenient to them
during the regular registration week.
To some extont this idea had been
encouraged in order that students
might not put off their appearance at
the office until late In the week and
at that time bring about a Jam. There
seems to be no danger of such a con
dition In view of tho situation yos
' terday.
Another thing which delayed mat
ters very considerably and which was
not the fault of the students was the
lack of examination schedules during
the morning and early afternoon. Only
one copy of tho sheet listing the exam
ination periods for tho different
classes was In tho registrar's office.
Without consulting this, tho students
had no idea when ho could present
himself next week for ilnal registra
tion and consequently the scarcity was
tho cause of a great amount of in
convenience and delay. In mid-afternoon
printed copIeB of tho schedule
were received and those wero placed
on Jthe ofllco countor In Buch a position
that anyone wishing a copy had to
break through tho lino ready to got
tags, this resulting in confusion nnd
in further delay for many students
who had not tho "nerve" to shove
themselves to the head of the line out
of their proper sequence. Others had
the nerve in plenty, however, and
there wero numerous ones who boast
ed of getting numbers ten minutes
after they entered tho bfllcb In which
some less enterprising students had
been patently waiting threo tlmeB as
long.
ll- A Dyb'e 8ystem.
The slowjiesq yesterday was partly
duo also to tho fact that for a great
part of tho time but one man was giv
ing out tho tickets. Late In the after
noon additional service was applied
and the students went through tho
process of being tngged at a faster
rale. When the ilnal registration Is
made next Week there will be a double
line with two separate systems of reg
istration so that the operation will be
complete twice as fast as has boon tho
case in the past.
In at least one department of the
university the system of the registrar
will be extended to the clnss-reglstrn-tion.
In tliih tie par tin en t all students
have been requested to go to the ofllco
as soon aH they have been registered
and at once receive their assignments
to class sections and laboratory
periods.
ASPIRES TO LEAD JUNIOR CLASS.
H. O. Baumann Enters Race for
Presidency.
11. O. Uauninnn, captain of tho 11)08
cross country team, which won the
annual race of the conference at Chi-
cago last November, is a candidate
for tho presidency of the Junior class.
Ho made Iiiu entrance into the race
yesterday, unheralded by tho tooting
of horns. He is the third candidate in
the race, the other two being Miss
Josephine Huse nnd Paul-10. Yates.
Baumann, since ho came to Ne
braska, has been prominent In track
athletics. He is well known among
the members of the junior class and
Is expected to give the other candi
dates a closo race for tho head of
llco. Ills campaign was Inaugurated yes
terday by several of his friends, and
last night it was announced that sev
eral votes had been pledged to him.
Hi's camjruigu during the next few
days will be waged with keen activity
in an effort to bring practically all of
the hardest work to a close before
the final examinations.
SENIOR PROM NEXT FRIDAY.
Big Formal Dance Given by Fourth
Year Merj.
The annual senior prom, one of two
formal class functions given at Ne
braska, will bo hold next Friday even
ing at the Lincoln. Tho grand march
will start promptly at 8:45 and merri
ment will then reign until a late hour.
Mr. and Mrs.. B. B. Conant, Mr. and
.Mrs. F. J. Phillips, Captain and Mrs.
J. W. Worklzer will chaperon tho
affair and many prominent alumni will
also bo in attendance. Eddie Walt
has promised to have some entirely
now music for the occasion. Lunch
will be served during the danco In the
ordinary of tho Lincoln. The rotunda
and the hall Itself will be beautifully
decorated in the same claBs colors.
Heine Weller Is chairman of tho prom
and Ed. G. Davis is master of cere
monies. Alpha Chi Omega gave their fcflrst
annual party at tho Lincoln annex
Friday evening. Fifty couples wero
present and enjoyed a program of
twenty dances with two-courso luncheon.'-
Tho rotunda of tho Lincoln was
decorated for the occasion with red
banners and green foliage and the or
chestra was screened with palms and
red carnations, reel and green being
tho sorority colors. On Saturday oven
Ing the annual banquet of tho sorority
was hold at tho ordinary of tho Lin
coln. About forty mombers of tho
organization wero present, including
several out-of-town alumni.
A grand concert nnd ball wil bo
glvon' in tho auflitorlum February 2
by the M. P. V. ,An orchestra of fifty
pieces under tho direction of Carl
Steckelbqrg will furniBh music" for jsthe
concert, while a twenty-five piece or
chestra will play "for tho dance, Man
ager ' Iturlck of tho auditorium has
promised to have the dancing floor lri
good condition."- Tickets will'bd $1.00.
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NEBRASKA WINS I WO
AMES AGGIES DEFEATED IN THE
FIRST GAME8 OF SEASON.
NEBRASKA VS. DRAKE THIS WEK
Dr. Clapp Anticipates a Fiercer Strug
gle Against the Des Moines
School Than Was Neces
sary With Aggies.
The Nebraska basket-ball live more
than made good tho expectations held
out for them In tho two contests with
the Ames Aggies last Friday and Sat
urday evonlngs. Thoy won both
games .handily, the first by a score of
42 to 20 and tho second by 10 to 21,
and as a consequence they are now
well, on their way toward tho cham
pionship of -the northern section of
the Missouri Valloy.
Nebraska has eight games to pla In
the championship sories of the north
ern section nnd by winning these first
two she has got a good lead on tho
other two teams, Ames and Drake.
Drake comes to Lincoln for two games
next Friday and Saturday and. after
that the Comhuskers will play no
more gnmes which will count for tho
championship until February 8, when
they meet Ames at Ames on their
way back from their northern trip.
They piny two games at Amos at that
time, followed immediately by two
with Drake in Des Moines on Febru
ary 10 and 11, which games will wind
up the series In the northern division.
The team in this section having tho
highest percentage of games won will
then meet the best team of the south
ern section which now appears to bo
either Kansas or Washington for
the Missouri Valley championship.
Comhuskers Do Well.
In the Ames games last week the
Comhuskers cortainly played good
ball, much better than they havo ex
hibited at any other time this season.
Throughout both contests their guard
ing was very careful and sure nnd
their team work was developed to a
much higher degree than was that of
tho Aggies.
The Ames team lacked speed and
team work, and they were obviously in
poorer physical condition than tho
Comhuskers, who wero able to stand
tho hot pace of both games without
a let-up. These facts, together with
Inaccurate passing nnd poor dribbling,
probably account for the fact that tho
Ames aggregation wore not able to
make a better showing. Tho Aggies,
however, expect to make some rapid
progress in the course of the next two
weeks and they hope for revenge when
tho Nebraska team comes there noxt
month.
In discussing tho prospects in tho
Drake games, Dr. Clapp sayB that he
anticipates no such easy task in de
feating the Des Moines bunch. Thoy
are reputed tp. have a much stronger
team than Ames, although no accurate
dopQ can bo obtained from tho Drake
team in tho way of comparative
scores. Drake college is situated in
Des Moines, a basket-ball town, whore
tho crack Y. M. C. A. toam gives an
impetus to the spprt. It is said that
two of the present Drake 'players are
former Des Moines Y. M. C. A. stars.
Summary of Games.
Tho following is a summary" of the
play Hi the two Ames games of laBt
week:
i . Friday Evening.
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raska.
FG.
FT. T.
2 18
0 0
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0-H , 6
0 ' 8
Walsh (Capt.), rf....... 8
Wood, K ....;... .-v?'. . .-. . 0
Petrashek, c ',;,.., 5 -
Bell, rg ..I. ..:..',.. 3
Perry, Ig ,.'. ; l 4 '
Totals.., '...., ;20
FT.
0
0
0
0
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10
0
0
20
T.
2(1
2
8
FT.
8
0
0
0
0
Totals Hi
Ames. FG.
Drown (Cnpt.), rf 3
Herbert, If 2
DeVault, c 2
Lau, rg 0
Case, ig 0
40
T.
FT.
7
0
0
0
0
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o
21
Totals
Final score :
21. '
Nebraska, 10; Ames,
NEW INSTRUCTOR TAKES PLACE.
Will Be Associate Professor of Prac
tical Sociology.
MIsb Eaves has recently boon addod
to the faculty of the Political Sclonco
department. MIbb Eaves will havo tho
rank of associate professor of practical
sociology and will give a series of
courses specially adapted to devolopo
(he practical side of sociology.'
Miss Eaves has had a long training
in this lltie of work that makes her un
usually well qualified for the position
which she Is about to take. When
Doctor Howard was at Leland Stan
ford university she wna a lecturer in
this department and was later In
charge of settlement work in San
Francisco for seven years. She has
recently written a book on labor legis
lation In California.
GREEK COURSES OFFERED.
Tho department of Greek history
and literature offers tho following
courses open to all students during the
second semester, 1008-09.
Course 2b.
Greek In English This course is
based primarily on tho study of Eng
lish words derived from tho Greek,
with special reference to modern liter-.
ary and scientific terms. It is intend
ed primarily for those students who
desire to obtain, in one semester, a
fair knowledge of tho Greek elements
in our own language. Tho courBO may
also sorvo as a preparation for course
3. No provlous knowledge of Greek
Is required. Five hours' attendance.
Flvo hours' credit. Dally at 2 p. m.
U. 201.
Course 26.
, A Trip to Greece During tho sec
ond semester Professor Lees will
again conduct a class through "A Trip
to Greece." Tho itinerary will follow
the routes pursued by him during two
tours of Greece taken in formor years.
The uim of the course will bo to pre
sent clearly to tho student tho appear
ance of Greeco as. it is today; its
topography, architecture, theaters,
temples, etc., oxplained by lectures
and Illustrated by lantern views, One
hour attendance. Ono hour credit.
Tuesdays at 3 p. m.
Course In Zoology.
The Department of Zoology offers a
beginners' course in Zoology the sec-,
ond semester. This course, Zool. A.,
covers the sumo ground as Zool. I and
II, u year's work, in ono semester.
Class meets daily 10 a. m., N. 210.
FIvq horn-a' credit. ,
. :. . Notice.
February seniors are requested, to
leave. orders for Commencement In
vitations at tho Nebraskan oflice be
tween 11 a. m. 'and -12:15 p. m. to-
12
Ames. FG.
Drown (('apt.), rr I
Hcrbot, ir II
DeVault, c
Lnii, rg i)
Cnso, Ig 0
Totals 5
Saturday Evening.
Nebraska. FG.
Walsh (('apt.), if J
Wood, IT 1
I'otrashok, c 1
Dell, rg I
Perry, Ig I
day,
OFFER NEW COURSES
DEPARTMENTS OF UNIVERSITY
ADD MANY TO LIST.
SEVER L CHANCES ARE MADE
Miss Eaves Has Been Appointed Asso
ciate Professor of Practical Bocl-
ology Under Doctor
Howard.
For tho coming semester an miubu
ally largo numbor of courses that havo
nevor boforo been offorod nt tho uni
versity are being given. In most cuboh
theso now courses arc boing offered
largely tp supplement and make com
plete work which has previously been
offered but In several cases onttroly
new lines of work are developed.
Perlmps tho most important new
work which will be offered during tho
coming semester Is in the Political
Science department. In tho past work
In tho department Iiiih boon largely
concerned with thcorotlcal sociology,
but next semester courses will be in
troduced to train pcoplo In tho ovory
day application of sociological prin
ciples. New Professor Comes.
This enlarging of tho scope of work
in tho Political Sclonco dopartment is
made possible by tho fact that a new
profcBBor has been added to tho fac
ulty of tho department. With tho bo
ginning of next semester Miss Eaves,
Associate Professor of Political Soci
clology, will commenco her work as
one of tho professors in tho depart
ment and will give u series of courses
developing the practical side of soci
ology. Miss Eaves offers four courses which
nre catalogued as 14, 20, 22 and 21.
Course 14 Is a- study of the develop
ment of English and Amorican labor
legislation, while courso 20 Is an ex
amination of attempts that have been
made to give definite training In sPcIal
and civic duties. Course 22 Includes
a gonoral dlscusBlon of the causes of
poverty und dependence and tho prin
ciples of prevention and relief, and
also a more concrete study 'of modem
methods of caring fortho poor. Course
24 is planned to givo practical exper-.
ienco to those who expect to proparo
theniBelvcH to tako positions In char
itable or correctional institutions or to
tako part in tho social betterment
work of churches or Christian associ
ations, social settlements, probation
wprk of juvonllov courts, or wolfaro
departments of industrial establish
ments. '
, Greek Courses Offered.
In the Greek .depaVtment a new
courso has been offered which seeks
to give beginners in ono semester a
fair knowledge of tho Greek elements
in tho English languago. This courso
may also servo ns a preparation for
course 3. As In past years, Dr. Lees
will, during the second semester, glvo
a courso showing by means of lan
tern views tho nppearance of Greece
to the traveler today.
In tho philosophy dopartment, Pro
fessor Alexandor will continue during
the second semester the courses com
menced during the semester now draw
ing to a close. As this ,is Professor
Alexander's first semester at the Unl
yorsity or Nebraskn, these aro all new
courses. A new courso In "Human
ism" is, ulso being offered by tho de
partment.' This courso alms to trace'
tho history of Humanism through tho
ages. Philosophy 16, which deals with
tle Philosophy of Religion and is -usually
given in tho secdnd semester, by
Professor Frmch, will not be given
until noxt. year.
w Your car fare would pay for a nice .
lunch at The Boston Lunch. ,;Why
go home?
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