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university of Nebraska, Lincoln, friday, april 23, 1909.
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SENIOR CLASS MEETS
NEW PLANS FOR IVY DAY PRO-
EVENING EXERCISES DISCUSSED
PIG TO BE ROASTED OVER FIRE
Chancellor to be Notified of Day When
Senior Sneak Day, But the Date
Will be Kept Secret From
The senior class met yesterday
morning at 11:30 -in Memorial hall.
The meeting wob called for tho purpose
or hearing the reportB of the various
committees, but especially to take up
and consider plans for Ivy Day and
Senior Day, and to work up enthusi
asm for tho seulor barbequo U be held
In Epworth Park Saturday morning.
James Coupe, the chairman of the
Ivy Day committee, reported in a gen
oral way the plans for May o. The
morning program will be similar to
thnt of lust vear. It will include the
chorus, tho class song, class poem,
class oration, and the presentation of
(he commemoration gift. The usual
May pole dance will also be included,
in the afternoon tho Inter-class field
meet will bo held with medals to
be awarded to tho winner. Supper
will be taken at the state farm with
a band concert afterwards. The pro
grain for the evening will be more se
date and of a much strongov character
than that of. last year. Its principal
feature will be a play to bo put on by
the' Dramatic Club.
The matter of the senior barbequo
was brought up and much onthuslasm
manifested In short speeches made by
various members of tho class.
This breakfast, which, is to bo hold
nt'Rnworth Park, Saturday morning,
will, it Is believed, prove one of the
most enjoyable affairs to be given by
the senior class. The class will leave
for the park at 7 o'clock, catching tho
car at tho corner of Tenth and O
streets. One of the principal dishes at
the breakfast will be pork roasted
over hot coals in the open.
Another Important matter which
was discussed at the meeting was the
plans for Senior Day. , This is the day
which is to take the 'place of tho an
nual Sneak. Day of tho past A now
plan has been adopted by tho class
whereby "the chancellor is to be no
tified of' tho date on which tho class,
will sncalc. This date, however, is to
ho 'kept secret from all ;of the under
classmen. Nothing 'further regarding
thejrfans for hls event were disclosed
nV'tho meeting.' v - - j
Miss' Helen Day, chairman of the
pin committ6ormado,:a 'report in which,
It was stated that orders will stlirbe
taken for a fe,wdays;' Tho final order
for the pins is tor go Jn the last of this
week or thb first of next; The cap and
gown commltteoalso reported that all
seniors are 'to present themselves at
the I'tlnlr Book Store- toilr, pHbert
to have their measures; 4aHV for cap,
and" 'gowns for commencement. J. L.,
Thomas, chairman of this ;c6mmlttoo
pointed out that ,tbis, shoulcT be at
tended t6 at once so as to glvo them,
timp,to fill the, ordersalso, thatthosb
ordering earjywcre more likely to get'
a better quality of goods than in tho
To Order Invitation;, ,
The invitation committee, of which
Vale Holland Is chairman, , reported
that thdy ftre mailing a, final canvass
of the class ror oraers,: xne. uni or-
dor; foi tSY'taa wUygp.j.in
nbtilater.ihanfthe 'first? of nox.t"vireek.
Hobs Bates, chairman of tho commom-
oration commltteo was not present to
tuako his report which was made by
tho president, B. W. Hills. They re
ported an assessment to be made for
a commemoration gift, which is made
annually by tho senior class to tho
university. After other minor matters
were briefly discussed, the meeting
CANFIELD MEMORIAL TODAY.
Unlverslty to Honor Former Chancel
lor Recently Dead.
In Memorial hall at 11 o'clock this.
morning a special memorial scrvlco
will be held in honor of ex-Chancellor
fn M fl rtl rl ri r 1 1 w) tfint fit In ? xtr
York City, where for the past ten
years he has been librarian of Colum
bia University library. Short ad
dresses and special music will bo of
fered in reverence for the departed
The death of Dr. Can field has at
tracted attention outside of New York
and 'Nebraska. Wherever ho had lived
and in many other places honor has
been done his name. In' a recent Issue
of the Outlook there appenrs an edi
torial comment' of considerable length
concerning his life and work. Tho
Outlook editor commends strongly his
work at Columbia and speaks In high
terms of the qualities of his character
which made his work there so success
ful. He also praises his work in
building up Ohio State university and
reorganizing it on a firm basis. Dr.
Canfield's four years at Nebraska are
passed over lightly, but the period in
Kansas prior to his coming-to Lin
coln are spoken of by the Outlook as
years full of work and endeavor for
the public good.
J. L. DERKINDEREN TO REMAIN.
Position of Secretary Tendered Him
by Unanimous Vote.
J. L. DerKlnderen, present secretary
of the Y. M. C; A,, has accepted the
position for another year. Tho posi
tion, with a raise of salary, was ten
dered him by a unanimous vote of the
cabinet Wednesday evening. At tho
meeting tho work of Mr. DerKlnder
en, and what he has done In building
up the work and plncing it on a better
footing than it has over been on be
fore, was brought out. Plans for tho
coming yenr wore also discussed, It
being intended, with the facilities now
at their disposal, to extend tho work
frr beyond what It has been In tho
Last evenlng.Gat a meeting held in
the city association's Red Room, tho
members of next year's Bible-study
leaders' group met .and discussed,
plans for the organizatlotfqt the :work.
during the coming year; Work is to;
be commenced Immediately and an
organization perfected .which" will . en
roll more university studentsr.th'anever
before in 'thai4 phase pflhe'lVfprki. . ,
CEMENT ' FLOORS .BEING' -LAID.
Work onHHeatlnguPant NearlyCom
.pitted , 6n First Floor. " :,'
With tho. covering of the roof, and
the advent of spring, work oh the
cement flooring of the engineering
bulfding Is under way and "will bo
pushed rapidly to completion1. Thd
flooring is already mia . inno norm
west w'ing lind is being put 'dawn in
the' west.w.ing qt the .first bj; ,On
thd second floor, the woodwork and
wire netting, is.'prepared f6r-4h(j.;,recop-UpR
of ;fh;e.cqraent the;tBp'uthea8t
c6rnorsarid n,tho SvqstVfrnfe'A-. ce
ment floor has, also hoed nut in, jlush
With the grade, Mu, the' inplpseci Jpacp
between1 the lwolriorth, wrings df. the
building in tho space leading up to
the north entrance. c.i ! - "i
T)io, red tijlng will soon bo 'n the
root arid (ho graytpnp'fllasyfqr'Jthe
window sills, in place,, . The ,neaung
plant 'is JboingillnBtalledarid
'all-' of the plplhgifor sthe . first
nlnihg tor sthe . first' floor Us
PLAY A BETTER GAME
THE CORNHU8KER8 MAKE GOOD
8HOWINQ AT ANTELOPE.
NEBRASKA 4, LINCOLN LEAGUE 8
Few Errors Allow GreenG to Score In
Sixth After 8core Was Tied
Olmstead Is on the Rub
ber for Collegians.
Tho Cornhuskcrs made tho best
showing of the spring practice season
ngainst the Lincoln Western Leaguers
at Antclopo park yostorday afternoon,
getting out with an 8 to 4 score. Olm
stead was In tho box for tho Nebras
ka team, ami, although hit freely, kept
the drives well scattered, with tho
right kind of 'support the scoro would
have been closer.
The Lincoln professionals scored
two In tho first and two more In the
third. Tho collegians put one runner
across tmTpnn in tho first and niBhed
three other men across in tho sixth
tielng up tho Bcoro. Tho leaguers in
their half of tho sixth session came
right back at the university men and
scored four times. Three errors and
a clean hit was responsible for the
quartet of runs in this instance.
Score by Innings:
NebrnBka, 10 0 0 0 8 0 0 04.
Lincoln, 20200400 8
Missouri Comes Next.
Next week the Cornhuskcrs will
meet the University of Missouri nine
in two games, on Monday and Tuesday
at Antelope park. Missouri has a fast
team but tho C'ornhuskers aro figur
ing on taking both contests. On the
recent trip tho Nobraska men had two
contests with tho "show-mo" bunch
and took one of them, It being the
game that counts In tho Missouri Val
loy championship race. Ward will
pitch one of tho games next week.
Track Men Are Slow.
. Dr. Clapp says that the candidates
for the track team this spring aro not
Ivery numerous, and he is looking fori
.other men to get Into training. In
former years the squad haB boon vary
large. This season there are less
than twenty men at work. The pre
liminaries comq next Saturday and It
is essential, If men wIbIi to try to en-
tor the meet on that day, that they
get out during the next few days and
In the Intor-fratornlty league yes
terday, Phi Gamma Delta defeated,
Beta Theta PI In 'a five inning contest
by a score of tC to 4. Bot&(had.a.lead
qf two points unti) tho first half of
the last Inning when the Phi Gammas,
mostly because of errors, ran In four
scores, this making their total bIx,
lit tho last round of this inning the
.Betas made one run but could not
even things up. ' .
Wpn. Lost'. PcL
Alpha Theta Chi.,.,.. !5
Phi Gamma Delta. ... 1
Bota .Theta PL '0
.Delta Tau Delta. .... 1
Delta Upslloni. ...'.. 0
Sigma Chi "2,
Kappa Sigma 1
Sigma Alpha Epsilon. el
Alpha Tau Omega,,. . . ,1
iPhl Kappa PsL... 9
JPhI Delta Theta,-.,. ,0
3 t 000
1 " 500
1 -Vj 000
1 " 500
CONSIDER THE ATHLETIC FIELD.
Regents May not be Able to Purchase'
the Extra Lots.
; The mattor of securing lots In the
.second block' north of the university
campus for an athletic field was con
sidered by the board of regents at its
mooting yesterday morning. Consider
able doubt was expressed as to whoth
er tho funds in hand would permit tho
purchase of tho additional ground out
sido of tho one block originally con
sidered. The members of tho board In
chnrgo of tho purchaBo arrangementa
wero Instructed to hasten tho securing
of options bo that the board may know
as soon as possible Juut what tho ono
block 1b to cost. Whon that Ib known
it may bo found possible to buy fur
ther lots in the second block.
In case tho additional lots aro not
purchased the plan qf tho proposed
athletic field as shown in yesterday's
Dally Nebraskan will bo seriouBly mut
ilated. If onfy ono block !b provided,
thero will bo no room for a track and
tho football field Itself will bo serious
On recommendation of Dean Burnett
and Principal Davlsson of the School
of Agriculture tho regents adopted the
following rules with regard to fra
ternities and sororities ip that depart
ment of tho university:
"No student in tho School of Agri
culture shall be permitted to Join nny
fraternity or sorority.
"No student belonging to any fra
ternity or sorority shall bo admitted to
tho School of Agriculture.
"No student In tho College or Agri
culture shall bo permitted to Join a
fraternity or Bororlty without first class
ifying as a regular student and having
full credits for ono semester's work in
The flrBt two rules are merely ad
ministrative measures to enforce the
law passed by the last legislature for
bidding fraternities nnd sororities In
secondary schools. The School of Agri
culture, offering a throe-year course, f& a
secondary school and thus comoB un
der the law which was primarily
aimed at high school secret societies.
Tho last of tho series merely makes
tho regulations as to fraternity mem
bership at the state farm conform to
tho rules now enforced by tho Intor
fratornlty Council of tho genornl fra
ternities represented in the other col
leges of the university.
Professor H. K. Wolfe of tho de
partment of educational psychology
was appointed head of the department
of philosophy to take tho placo made
vacant by the resignation of Chancel
lor Androws. Chancollor AndrewB
Was formerly head of tho philsophlcal
departments as well as executive head
of tho university nnd the vacancy cre
ated by his resignation has never been
Instructor Bonsten of the depart
ment of geography was raised to tho
rank of adjunct jrofcssor.
The regents accepted a report by
Professor Possler as to the advisabil
ity of establishing a department of
Swedish languages. Tho 'department
will bo established at the beginning of
tho next semester if the registration
will warrant tho oxpenso.
A registration fee of ?2 annually was
ordorod assessed upon all wh take
advantage of the uorvices of tho Uni
versity Teachers' Bureau in securing
sttuatlons, this to cover tho cost of
The "Cornhusker" is to be sent ;to
every high school in tho state accord
ing to a resolution adopted yesterday
by tho regents, Thlsjs done in the
belief that the high school students
would bo given an opportunity, to, seo
what the university is, as it is, shown
Jn the .annual publication,
' The, board will, meot again at 9 a.
ra., this mornjng for a further considi
oration of financial and' other mat
Notice All candidates for the fresh
man track team are requested to re
port fpr.practico Saturday afternoon at
2;0 p'clpck at the. gymnasium. 1ST. H,
iNeft, manager. ..
The best oyster ttew U tbe city
Is that served at The Boston Lanch.
Will TAKE A TRIP
THIRTY GEOLOGY 8TUDENT8 ON
TWO DAY8' OUTING.
VISIT PLATTE AT SOUTH BEND
TO STUDY THE TOPOGRAPHY AND
8TRATA OR RIVER COUNTRY.
Young Geologists Will Camp Out
the Rough for Two Days' to Get
a Taste of What Real Geo
logical Work Is Like.
(loaded by Professor Condrn. thirty
odd Htudents in tho department of ge
ology loft early this morning for
South Bend where they will encamp
today and tomorrow while doing prac
tical geological work. The excursion
Ib ono of a sorlos of yearly expedi
tions made by students of the depart
ment. Tho roturn will bo made Satur
Tho geologlcnl excursion Ib taken in
order that students of tho subject may
ucquiro a first hand knowledge of
work In the field. Many of tho men
pursuing tho work expect ultimately
to enter government service and such
an expedition as this one to the Platto
valley gives them a taBto of what the
real thing 1h like.
Build Their Own Camp.
Tho party which loft by tho Burling
ton this morning took a complete
camping equipment and a quantity of
foodstuffs. Tho mom bora of the party
will unpack their furnishings on arri
val at South Bond nnd build camp.
Two largo tents nnd other smnllor
ones will bo sot up. All the work of
the camp, including tho cooking, will
be dono by members of the party.
When tho time comes to break camp, '
tho geology students will pack their
While in the Hold tho party will' be"
.divided Into two sections. One dlvl-,
Blon, comprising tho moro advanced
studonts, wjll mako a careful .examl-
.nation df tho country about South
.Bond. Tho topography of tho region
will 'bo noted and tho location of tho
different formations of rock and earth.
I Specimens will bo collected for future
laboratory use. A number of quarries
will be inspected and a thorough in
vostigatlon will be made of tho water
supply andwolls of tho country gono
Other General Work.
i - f ,
The lesii advanced studonts will do-
work of a more general, nature along,
tho river from Ashland to Louisville::
They will be divided into squads and
will then Investigate the tonography
and general features of the country.
,Tho study of the. formations of the
country near South Bend Is a particu
larly interesting one, for this section
of tho state.- Numorous different
kinds of rock are found there and
there is every facility for excellent
work-. The quarries along the lino aro
always thrown open without question
to tho. university parties, they having'
made' themselves favorably known
through past visits. ' ' ' '
. The trip.' will consume two entire
days, the return not being made un
til late Saturday evening. , ' ''' ';
Tho Hold classes in geology G and C
aro spending -two days studying the'
geoYogj'an'tl WoiircW "of the ' Platte
Yalley. About thirty-five members of !
the classes are taking the trjp. These
men aro divided into sevoral groiip3,
each group being ongaged in special ;
studies of the topography, soils, and
quarries. Tho party Is under the'
leadership: of Professor Condra antC
Instructor Bengston of tho Depart
ment of Geography.
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