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MANY ARE GRADUATED
TY-THREE ,CANDIDATE8 RE-
DR. DAVIS SPEAKER OF EVENING
URQE85C!A88 TO8TAtfD Up "FOR
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WHAT 18 BIGHT. -
iscusies Progress Along Many Linens
rjandhe I laceH8chopls and Schol- ;
A. t. fi ft 7J
Will Occupy inlthe f U
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id'wlnto ' conimnni'nmnnf wnn
thfl Toniilo tk R rJv.lnok Mnni
"jlny Gvenlngl but wnsj poorly atiendoa!
Tho ndrirnrid nf 1 hn nVonlHir (A fnrfi.
g AjiBtoracyl', waa dbllvorod by
Ipr.'Bllorjr DaviaC dearf of the 'colloK8(
l' literati, science and arts. ' c '
$1 The jpro'ifram waa opened ' ith
,:iolectrdnbm,'- eriaelssbkn' V$y ta
GWrlng quartot Rovorand Harvy til
4-. 7 r, , ,"K t VWT
-uiu, ).jwiiBur, voy,wrp. Jiirnost J
ponant, wan followed by tho Charter
Day addresB by Dr. Davis. Tho pro;
fram waa closed rb'y tho conferrhik
:ot degreeB by Dh'aicdllor Avory an'd
he benediction by the chaplain.
Many Receive Degrees.
;f The "first- or bachelor's" degree was
jonferred Vppbn fourteen - candidates,
the second or master's degree upon
eight, andjtoo third or doctor's upon
Toner ;Goy$raor Bhallenliergdr con
'iorred the commission of first, lieuten
ant upon ono candidate.
J3rThe candidates receiving degrees are
jfta follows: jfn the college of literature,
jsclonco' and tho arts, Frod Benjamino
.JQarver, Jessie June GlasB, Paul Gobs
'aha Emery Winifred Learner; In 'the
industrial college, Arthur JLeo Ander
son, William Hodgo Dobson, Frank
Garter Hawks, Andreas Chris Peter
ion, Claud Kedzlo Shedd, -Karl Au
gust TJlmann and Alva Linn Weaver;
!lh the collego of laW, Charles Theo'
dore Borg, SIdnoy Thomas Frum and
Bruce Fullorton; in tho graduato
tjchool taking a master's degree,
Thomas Albert Butcher, Carl Plorcp
Hartley, Fritz Konrad Kruegor, George
Roger La Rue, Ernest Merle Little,
Leon Joseph Pepperberg, Charles Ed
ward Temple and Alice Etna York.
The degree of doctor of philosophy
was conferred upon Homdr 'Clyde
ti mse and (he commission of first lieu
te lant uppn Claud Kedzlo Shedd.
Address of Dean Davis.
Dr. Davis in his nddress on tho
"Coming Aristocracy," discussed tho
ac vancement which haB been made in
recent years in invention, and In scl
ei co. ,UBing as qxamples -iHo steam-
si Ip, the railway, the electric ' light
'ftl A thn tolnnhnnn. "TnvnnMrm irn.
placcs invention," he Bald. Ho spoke
o the future and what wo may expect
of it, saying that what waa at ono
time ,cenpldered impossible is now
possible. Hp spoko of- tho vast'amount
off,JiQWlVdgO "required 'fbr' success In
.ijyqne branch of' learning. ' "Com
plete knowledge In any one branch of
science la impossible to any but, tho
gioRteBt minds." .
,'!It in honelesB to try to succeed
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without combination or corporation:
Yet thiB very cortbinatidn'devolop's'
problems of Its ownv In government,
lnpo1Itlcs,Mn art and lite'rature? in
philosophy "and religion there' lsconV
pfexify at.th'e present time." Ho went"
'on '.to,. sho)v thai ' wo aro unable to
protect puraelves from- the spirit 4 of
.'investigation'., "Shall wo oppose .these
iprces or snail we join-in with thontr'
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thojtrutb, and the less true must al
ways five way to thogrwitertruth.
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l" UNIVERSITY OF ftBEJRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY,' FEBRUARY 17, W
Tno teachor must inculcato into the
pupil such habits of thought, and cul
turo as will sorvo that being for tlifbV'
Hero ho discussed tho question rof
what) bourses td'tdach and' tlio influ
once of tho toachor, saying that 'after
all It was a good thing that no teacher
had-qulte- his .way with tho Btudont.
Ho advocated- tho laboratory and
source method of teaching in prefer
ence to tho catochysmal method.
8choolsof Future. , .
Ho spoko of tho various schools yot
to bo, devoloped of ovory description,
running all seasons and day and night
No univorslty has enough ' money to
arry on such Bchemes. Besldda those,
ho -took up many, other difficulties of
control and instruction. In this con
nection tfo d'Bcussed tho business man
and tho scholar as thoy are and' ns
they ought to bo, and also toqualltroB
of both which must bo combined In
a collego, prosldont. Yot, ho said, tho
college preBldentmust bo able to see
far boyond either thp scholar or the
,. Addressing tio class, ho said; "Keqp
tho Idea of soryicp over boforo you
and' at tho ballot vote for tho1 best
regardless of party. Stand whoro.your
Judgement says you are 'right and
bear unpopularity whon tho-popular
cry Is wrong. May you not bo blind"
Ljeadjers of a tho blind. Bo thinkers, bo
true children of tho 'Alma Mnfti-
Keep truo to your Ideal. Swerve not
from tho narrow path. Try not to bear
prejudice or self-interest. Heed not
the unthinking. vBe tho aoui of n hof.
ter society, tho members of a bottofi
aristocracy whoBO coal of norfectlnn
Is sot In etornlty.1'
LEGISLATURE COME8 TO CAMPU8
Is Entertained by the University Mon-
, day Afternoon.
Monday afternoon the members of
tho State Legislature were tho guests
of tho University of Nebraska for tho
first time in tho history of tho. 'insti
tution. Both tho house and tho sen
ate., adjourned early In tho aftornoon
and came to the campus In a body.
They were formally received by tho
chancellor In tho Tomplo and were
then conducted over the campus by
university profossors. A regular routo
had boon previously mapped out by
tho committeo in charge of tho matter
and tho members of tho lesrlslaturn
were shown everything of Interest
that was to bo found on tho campus.
Tho charter day exercises wero in
progress In the armory at tho time
and a number availed themselves of
the opportunity of watching tho con
The visit of tho members of tho
legislature was for the purpose of be
coming acquainted through personal
observation with conditions at tho
state university. No attempt wa,s
made In any way to show up the needs
of tho univorslty or to attompt to
Influence tho attitude of anyono to
wards tho state univorslty.
FORE8T CI UB I8SUE6 PROGRAM
Green and White Schedule of
In'gs Out for 8emester.
Tho Forest Club have Just issued a
program for , the second semester.
Those programs aro a neat cord, folder
in green arfawhlto, containing the pro
gram for tho moo tings 'bf the club to
be hold the second s'emeBter." JIt. an
nounces that tlie meetings jWllXbb" held
in Nebraska half, room 2, airmeetlngs
being open to tho public, Lastnight
tho first number of the program, 'The
Commercial Forest; Nursery,'! by Mr.
L. O. WUHamB, was given. -On March
2, "Lumbering, In 'Washington," by E.
G. PQlloys.'and'i'Mlcroscoplc' Study on
.Woods," by G. N. Lamb, will be giyen.
Five other meetings are scheduled on
the program, theMast ofnwh1chvwlirioe
held on May25' V ,
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.Daily Nebraskan, want ads aro the
best a4vertlaemrrdr lost and Xonnd
articWsr articles - for se, etc. TUva
them a trial. - - - -
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OET NORTHERN TITLE
AME8 BEVr8 DRAKE 'AND CORN
HU8KER8 BECOME WINNERS.
MEET SOUTHERN LEADERS SOON
Wa-hlngton and Kansas. Flv(s yvill
Decide Supremacy Within the
Next Week Minnesota Here
Friday and Saturday.
Nebraska 5 '3 25
DraIo t. r... 3. . 4 . ;42D
Ames ' ::.. T' 4 .429
''Southern" S'ectlon-t ' - " -: --
Woni Lost Pet
Kansa8 4 2 .ABB
Washington 3 1 ,75b
Missouri 1 k ift
The Nebraska basket-ball playqrs
aro champions of tho northern section
of tho Missouri valley basket-ball
league, coming into possession of tho
honors through tho defeat of Drakn
at tho hands of Ames Saturday night.
Frovlous to tho game with Amoa tho
Drako players had a chance to tie up
tno Cornhuskera. unci nnonihiv i,nn
them out for thp northern champion
ship. Thoy thon had a record of six
games, three won and threo lost: Tho
Ames victory gave the t)es Moinos
men their fourth defeat.
Ames already had Buffered four do
feats and was a non-factor in tho race.
The Cornhuskcrs, who had been de
feated but throe times In playjng off
their schedule of eight leaguo games,
became champions of the northern
Race In Other Sections.
The Nebraska live will play either
Kansas or Washington university for
tho title to tho MiBstturi valley Iobkuo.
Just now each of tho two southern
scnools stands a chanco of bocomlng
tno winners in tho southern section.
and until tho two meet In two jramoa
at Kansas tho latter "part of this wee'k'
tho question will not bo .decided.
Missouri, withta record of five games
lost and ouo game won, Is out of tho
race In that section. Kansas has a.
standing of four games won and two
lost. Washington has one of threo
games won and ono lost.
Minnesota Here This Week.
Tho noxt gamoB for tho Cornhuakers
will bo two contests with the Minne
sota players In tho university armory
on Friday and Saturday evenings.
These will bo tho final games In a
series of four contests between tho
CornhuBkers and ' Gophors, tho first
two games having been played in Mln-
neapolls over a week ago, when the
northerners won out In each contest
by a close Bcore.
Tho Nebraska team will bo In much
better shape for the two games hero
this weok than they were when thoy
made the trip to Minneapolis, and
ought to tako "both of tho contests.
Dally practlco will bo held this week,
and every effort made to get the men
In tip top playing'forniC'aptain'WalBh
will ..drill constantly at tossing' goal's
and probably will be aclc'lnto his
old time form by tho end of tho
Week. 'In C&SO' ho in nblri in rof Iritn
shape the-Gophers pught'to bo easy
picking for the nunlla of Dr'tninnn
Large crowds are expected to attend
both of the games and tho .manage
ment is making, preparation to .take
care, of all tho people who wish to
got good 'seats. -General admlsalon
will bo' twenty-five cents for each game
with an, extra twenty-five cents for re
served seats. '
Informal Dance Saturday.
.Reservations wlll.bo'mado in the
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bleachers on both 'sides of 'the room.
An informal dance wIU J follow the
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gamo dn Saturday ovonlng. Rosorvod
scat tlckots wlllsadmlt tho holdors of
them to this hop.
Tho first annual Indoor moot
botwoon tho fraternity and non
fraternity men was won by tho lattor
Monday aftornoon In tho armory by
a scoro of 38 to 2C. Tho univorslty
records in tho fonco vault and in tho
12-pound shot-put wore boaton by
Chain and Sidney Collins rosoctlvoly.
Tho foncb vault rocord was mado on
tho 'fifth, trial and will not stand" The
prcpont record Is G foot,' 8 Inchos.
Chain pulipd hlmBolf over tho bar at
6 foot, 8 Inches.
In tho Bhot-put Collins beat the
rocord of 44 feet sot by his brothor
Curtis la'rit sbasbh by 8ncnbs. This
record will not stand as tho ring from
which SIdnoy Colliris pushod tho
weight whs-a fowfinchos short of tho
8wanson Wins Dash.
Tho Greeks took nil points in tho
25-yard daBh. Swanson. who was boat.
n by Minor In tho preliminary moot
naay. night, 'won -rst - placo with
oaso, doing tho dlstanco In 3 1-B sec
onds, that being. tho tlmo of tho uni
vorslty record. Minor was second, and
In tho high Jump and high kick tho
non-fratornlty mon took all Ihroo
points In each ovont.
Tho class rolay raco was won by
tho jtlhior toam, composed of McDon
ald, Burke, Bontloy- and Wallace.
Twenty-five yard daBh. Swanson',
first; Minor, second; Campbell, third.
Time 0:03 1-5. Wlnnors all fratorn-
Polo vault Gratiara, first; Ham
mond, second. Both non-fratornlty
men. RuSSOl. third fratnmtfv YTnlcrht
10 feet 3 Inchos.
Ropo climb Hutchinson, fratornltv.
01, nunimeu, non-iratornity, sec
ond; Mitchell, non-fratornlty, third.
Time 0:07 2-5.
Fenco vault Chain, fraternity, first;
Burke, non-fraternity, second; Hum
mell, non-fraternity, third. Height 6
foot 8 inclios.
Running Jump Hummoll, first; Gra
ham, feecond; Hamol, third. -Wlnnors
all non-frntprnlty mon. Height 5 foot
Running high kick Long, 'first;
Hummoll, second; Munson, third. Wln
nors all non-fratornlty men. Height
9 feet. I "
12-lb shot put Sidney Collins,' fra
ternity, first; O. C. Collins, non-fra-ternlty,
second; Kroger, non-fratorn-ity,
third. Distance 44 feet. 8A
GERMAN PLAY WA8 A 8UCCE88
"Alt Heldplberg" Pleases Large Audi
ence at the Temple. .
Tho German play, "Alt Heidelberg,"
was given at the Templo theater Sat
urday night before a largo and appre
ciative audlencol Every part was car
ried woll and tho play wrfs distinctly
a success. Tho play was glvon In tho
The mot of the nlav connm-ntt thn
prlnco of ono ofthe German princi
palities. The prlnco, Karl Henrlcb, de
cides to go to Heidelberg university.
Der Jolttnor, hla- tutor, accompanies
him, The prince .falls Jn, love with
Kathlp, a' pretty, waitress there, and
ho 1b Initiated Into tho "Savonla," a
German fraternity Karl was 'called
home suddenly owing to the death of
his father, and he takes Up the duties
of, roller, .Plans are made for his 'mar
rjago to a , neighboring princosB and
ho decides to pay a farewell visit to
"Alt Heidelberg."' Hero a banquet Is
given In his honor and the, play closes
with his farewell to Kathle. '
. fJQTiCE. ,
Baseball men will get out for base
ball practice Monday, from 12 to 4.
Many positions on the toam are va
The beat oysUi' itW.la th' olty
Is that lenre&rftt lfc Boate ITibA.
"i"i m& 44$
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Price 5 Cent
A NEW STANDARD PIN
CIDE8 ON DESIGN.
TO BE SAME E0R ALL CLASSES
EACH SENIOR CLASS W,LLDOPT
THE NEW.KMiLIMH- .
Change In Numerals Will Only
Difference Id Pins at tbe.8ucces.
slve Graduating "Clawt
Orders To Be Taken.
Tho Joint committeo of Juniors and
sonlofs which was ompoworod by' the
upper classes to solect tho design for
a standard class pin to bo wbrn'by
seniors of the univorslty yostorday do
elded upon tho stylo of omblbm and
gavo tho contract to a St. Louis Jew
elry firm. Ordors for tho phis' will bo
takon beginning Thursday. ' v
Wi 'th tho soloctlon of tho donim n.i
tho sotting of a tlmo for ordering
pins, tho movomont for a sUaiird
university class pin Is at last broafht
toa. point from which there can-bo
no withdrawal. Tho agitation for tho
standard pin began last year, and;sov
oral of tho members of tho class of
1908 thoroughly favored fixing' upon a
standard design. Thoro was nVt time
enough thon, howover, to socu'fotUo
necessary support, for a,n idea at that
time radical and the mattor wont by
default. . iS
This year both sonior and innlnr
classes took up tho pin 'matter oafly
In tho .. j it. . ..'
. .. jvni- uuu inuru was a. strong
sontlment in both classes for a standi
ard pin. Committees -wore appolntod
and, tho matter has slnco then -boon,
eonflrmpd largely to; a soloctlon. of a
euitablo design. . . ;'.
The New' Pin. ' - 4ii-
Tho now pin win bo uniquoja do
sign and withal beautiful. It will" be
of-gold, circular In form; about bao
half Inch In diameter. Tim fmnf r
the 'gold will' bo cutawayiso'aa to1
loaye an. N. standing raised from tho
background. ' The "N" wfllbo of polj
ished; motal, I'tho ' background' 'beln
dull. 'Just bpneath "the first", tfao' forks
of tho letter tho nuraerals'of tho nnr.
tlcular class will appear? The pin
will bo noatly finished with a beveled
edge. Tho emblem will lm monnra.
lured by Mprmod, Jaccard & King of
bt. Louis. Good quality-la ftbBolnfTv.
guaranteed hnd the pins are" exn'ected
to bo fully satisfactory to all members
of the senior class. - 1
With ttio selection of thenln thn
activity or the junior class in the mat
ter o'nds for the time being. Althougn
tho consent and advice of the Juniors 1
was needed before tho standard pin
Idea could bo put through tho seniors
will of course be the only ones to doll
tho new emblems for this year, Next
year tho Juniors will wear thj sanie
pin with the single exc'epilojt of the
changed numerals. - -- 4
-, Depends4 on Others.. , ,
Whether" or not foe1 standard idea
will prevail in the future depends en
tirely upon the coming graduates.
The present senlor'and Junler classes
have no power to bind others. than
themselves. It is hoped that other
classes' will, however, follow suit now
that the way has been brokoa. , ,
The pins may bo ordered Thursday
or later by the. seniors from aay mem
ber of the committee or at the. Cora
husker office. There will be a oharge
of 2, which will cover all expenses
of pin and express. The iwslor com
mittee is as follows; Helen Gray,
Blma Mlllikek, Bessie Frye, Ira Big
ger, K. A. Froyd, Ed. GnMlgerr Sid
ney Bvahs, Miaaie KruckwiWg. '. '
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