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Vol. IX. No. 10.
VARSITY DOES BEST
ttflftyrf HE SEASON
QO THROUGH 8CRUB8 FOR THREE,
GOALS IN TN MINUTE8.
ifLTZER AND FRANK PLAYED WILL
fiio Now Men 8how Up for First Time
This" Week, Ben Bowers Not
R6portlng as Had Been
Hard, fast scrimmage, In which the
varsity team showed up to the best
advantage of the season, was the fea
ture of yeBterday'B practice on Ne
braska flleld. Three touchdowns
were made on the scrubs In rapid suc
cession, two on end runs by Franck
and Beltzer and one on some good
hard line plunging by the backs and
Although a very hard wind was
blowing, tfte men seemed to enjoy the
hard work and dug-ln for all that was
in thero, The weather was a little
cooler than it has been, and this, to
gether with the fact that the grounds
had b'oon aprlnglei made the work less,
disagreeable and infused a little more
ginger Into the men.
Couldn't 8top Thorn.
There was, no stopping the varsity
yesterday. Coach Cole sept In the sec
bnd scrub eleven. The very first play
sent Beltzer over for a touchdown on
a clean end run around rlgnt ona.
Then again after a few minutes' fierce
line plunging In which the varsity lit
erally walked all over thq scrubs,
Franck was sent around left end for
This was enough and Cole then sent
In Harvey's regular scrubs. This Is
the team that has been showing the
varsity. up the past week, but not so
yesterday. Everything looked alike to
the regulars and they plowed through
this fresh team almost as easily as
they had .the other.
-, . Seltzer, P.layed Wel,.
Beltzer and Francy showed great
form Id. carrying the ball. Bdth ,ol
them put up a gf eat exhibition :of
dodging and ran the scrubs' ends al
most at will. Beltzer is getting back'
In his old fqrm again. He.and Franck
. ought to make one of the beBt pairs
of backs in tho west.
Chauner played a great defensive
game at end. Time arid again he
spilled the scrubs' Interference and
nailed his man when the scrubs at
tempted to gain around hlB end. Other
men w,hose wprk, is, showing .improver
ment are Johnson, Bentley, Wenstrand
Yesterday's scrimmage was the last
before, the Knox game on Saturday.
So far, Knox is an unknown quantity.
E,vpry 'offorljo get a Hue on tho team
nas been, -unavailing,. . Knox 1b a. good
sized school, having a larger attend
ance than- South Dakota. Shb has al-.
wftys , had a obd football team and
thl'ayear ought .tiotJba, no-, exception.
The' teajn. will . come, o Lihcolnywtth,
the Intention of taking the Cor'nhuskr
ers' measure. Coach Cole is taking no
ohances and is drilling tho men In an
ticipation of a hard game,
Men In Good Shape.
All. of tho menf are In, good shape
ifith thq exception of Lofgren, who is
'8 till laid up with the, effects of the
poisoning received a few days ago.
Cole expects to use Quito a number of
substitutes in Saturday's (gamof .Oyer
wenty men now have, th'e varsity sig
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Yesterday saw a break in the lino
of npw candidates, no new men having
appeared. It waa,exnectedi,tha.t,BQW
ers would' be out, but when the time
came, he did not show up. Pearso,
who has J, been laid up" for; some time
with! a "had aqkle, returned tppractlce
last evening and'wasfed'fdYa" while
at right tackle.
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINcfaLN FRIDAY,
FORE8T CLUB OPEN8 8EA8QN.
Organization of University Begins to
Hold Regular Programs.
The first mooting of the Forest Club,
composed of students in the depart
ment of. forestry, was held Tuesday
night and further meetings will be
hold at regulrir intervals. Tho club.
plana to make this year the most
I beneficial in Its hlBtory. Last year
programs were rendered of Interest to.
forestry students and a dance was
given In the spring.
The program issued by the club re
cites .the following ."EACTS":
MWe mfcet In Nebraska Hall, Room
2, at 7:30 p. m. All meetings are open
to the public.
"We deal with technical forestry
problems, but treat them In a popular
"The Forestry Club co-operates with,
the forestry department in securing
prominent foresters, lumbermen and
botanists for. special lectures and spe
cial courses. Such speakers will give
two. to twenty lectures each and are
announced by special bulletin."
ORGANIZE FENCING A880CIATION.
University Fencers Meet and Arrange
for Regualr Contests.
It was definitely decided to organize
a fencing association at tho meeting
held yesterday morning In Dr. Clapp's
office. A number of mon interested in
fencing wore out and they discussed
general matters of organization and
made plans for the year. They con
sidered ways and means of working
up material for the competitions for
the local trophies or shields and also
for the Intercollegiate gymnastic
meet. Fencing is now ono of tho reg
ular events In this Intercollegiate
moot and was first put on the list
last year. Tho two wlnnors of tho last
year's trophies, as well as Rlemers,
another promising fencer, aro all out
of school this vear, so much of tho
material which the association will
havo to work with will bo new mate
In the ,organteatloju of tho associa
tion U E.. Morgan wets made ppesldet.
Two captains, W. H. Plasters and W.
S."Wood, wore -also elected. The pur
pose of having two captains Is to have
one of them bo on hand to take charge
of the men, and, as all of tho men
cannot come at tho same time there
was a necessity for twp captains. No
definitq time has been Bet for the
work as yet, but tho men will meet
next Tuesday at chapel time in Dr.
Clapp's office to arrange the sched
UNI TEA THIS AFTERNOON.
Second Series to Be Held In Girls'
Rest Room Today.
The second of the sorles of univer
sity teas to bo hold under the direction
of Miss Alice Ensign, adviser to -women,
will ocour frqm 3:30 to 5 o'clock
thia afternoop in the girls' rest room
of Memorial hall.
Tho hqstesses for today wll be Mrs,
H. H. Wilson, Mrs. A. E. Davlsspn and
Mrs. Carrie B. Raymond of tho faculty,
and Mrs. Calra L. Hall, Mrs.. & Mills
Hayes and Miss Edith Long of the
Tho tea tohay 1b the second of tjio
winter series planned by Mips Ensign,
The first tea, given last Friday, was
a distinct success. A largo number of
students visited the rooms during the
hours assigned and enjoyed tho host
pltallty of the faculty and city ladlea,
In attendance. Thlp week Miss, En
sign hopes for a larger attendance
The Friday teas will be continued
that theybecomom fixture of the unU
versity social life.
OBER FELDER WINS 00T
IN THE JUNIOR GLASS
FIRST CANDIDATE OUT GET8 THE
ELECTION BY 23 NIAJORITY.
yv R. Powers of Ponca and James Lo-
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man of Broken Bow Out for the
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Presidency of the Second
By a majority of 23 vqtes over Harry
L. Cain, A, M, Oberfolder was yester
day elooted president of tho Junior
class. Oberfolder received a total of
1 120 vbtes, to 97 cast for Cain. These
were the only candidates.
The election yosterday was the cul
mination of one of tho most quiet cam
paigns that tho present third year
class has soon during its university
course It waB marked by persistent
work on the part of both candidates;
Ben Bowers is another football man
of varsity caliber who Is not playing
the game this fall. He wad last year
sub-center or guard. He weighs 175
pounds, is 24 years old, and has been
on tne squad one year.
but it was wholly devoid of personali
ties Prv xiiud-aHngng. Arth.ur Ober
folder of Sidney entered tho race dur
ing registration week and had his sup
porters well organized before Cain an
nounced his candidacy last week.
How Vote Stppd.
As prophesied In the Nebraska yes
terday Cain drew a majorjty of the en
gineering votes, Oberfelder drew most
of tho law votes, although tho attend
ance pf laws was not moro than half
the enrollment ' The frat Yflto. stilt
as well as that .of the academic col
lege. The surprise Of the election was
the large number of girls' present.
Fully seventy co-eds were, out, and a
large majority of these voted for Cain.
The meeting was called to order by
President Morehouse and Cain waa
nominated in a sfiort Bpeech by R. W.
Queal pf the engHd'eering college. He
was hrtme'd as ah engineering candi
date and it was upon the votes' 6t tho
engineers that he depended largely for
success. A. M. Hare nominated Ober
felder In a well;Worded speech.
The nominations were ordered
closed and the first vote 'was lmmedl-j
ately lllen, rsfiiiln' In a majority of
23 for Oberfelder. '
The cuccesBful candidate comes from,
Sidney.; Ho wM vice president of the
class in thb secorid-seme's tef of ;hls,
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OCTOBER g", 1909.
wise promlhont In class affairs. Ho
was a member of tho debating squad
8ophomore Class Warms Up.
In tho sophomoro class politics
warmod up yostorday with Jamos Lp
max and Waltor Powors out for tho
presidency of tho class. Powors an
nounced his candidacy In tho morning
and Lomax camo out In tho aftornoon.
Powers Is a member of no fratornlty,
but has been prominont as a "barb."
He Is an academic studerit from Ponca
and was last yoar sub-quarter on tho
football squad. Lomax Is a member
of Delta Tau Delta and of tho Sulkes.
He comes from Broken Bow and Is
well known among fraternity men.
Considerable fooling may bo Inject
ed Into the situation in thta class by
the attempt of Presldont Thomas to
hold off tho olectlori until ho can ar
rahgo for a dance. Thomas entered
tho offlco last spring with a platform
calling for tho extinction of tho class
debt. Ho held a danco which was ono
of tho most largely attended ones of
tho spring, but tho dobt was not qn
tlrely paid. Ho now desires to fulfill
his pledge by holding another danco.
Somo of the members of the class
claim that he has no right to hold
over into this year and they plan to
mnko a fight on tho proposition.
Thomas has announced tho danco for
In trwTrcshman Clasp.
Tho froshmon lawB moot this morn
ing at 11 o'clock to decide between
W. B. Metoalfo and H. R. Ankony for
In tho academic froshmon Coo Bu
chanan of Omaha now has an opponent
in the person of H. Saunders of Boa
trice. Saundors announced his candl
PER8HING8 ELECT 0FFICER8.
Organization of the Best Drilled Cadets
of the Bataallon Hold Annual
Tho mombors of tho Pershing Rifles
held their annual election of officers
last evening in the Armory. Soma of
tho officers elected last evening word
Informally elected at a meeting of the
organization a week ago. But as this
meeting was unconstitutional, tho in
formal elections of last week's meet
ing were ratified last evening and fur
ther offices filled.
The officers for the coming year arp
Prosident, C. A. Bennett.
Vice president, R. W. Guthrie.
Secretary, C. Fisher.
Treasurer, F. E. Rodhe.
Captain, J. A. Scotney.
First 'lieutenant A. C. Schmidt.
Second lieutenant, D. E. Wallengroh.
First sergeant, P. H. Lempke.
Second sergeant, O. J. Lord.
A committee was also appointed to
audit the former treasurer's books and
the statement of the chairman of tho
Pershing hop which was hold last
year. Another committee composed of
C. J. Lord,. R. A., Brownell and C. F.
Korstain was appointed to select somo
color of neckscarf to bo worn by the
members of the organization when
holding special or regular drills. An
other committee composed of J, A.
Scotnoy, D.JEJ. Wallengren and R. W.
Guthrie was appointed to select a new
design for a pin to be adopted by the
SONG RECITAL BY Ml88 CQOKE.
Former Nebraska Student Pleases
Large Convocation Audience
Before one of the largest convoca
tion audiences of the year Miss Har
riot Cooke gpVo a song; recltaf Th'urs'
day morning. Twq selections whch
were of especial interest were, those
composed by Flora Bullock, a former
Nebraska student. Miss Cooke has
braska. in New Work CUyanr else,
l.-. J. .
FOR DEBATING TEAMS
EX-QOVERNOR GEORGE SHELDON
TO DONATE THE GIFT.
TEN D0UARS TO EACH MAJ( Of SIX
Professor M. M. Fog Announces Pro
visions of New Prize Offer to
the University by an
A prlzq of sixty dollars will bo given
to tho university Intorcollogiato debat
ers this year. This announcement was
madb yesterday by Processor Fogg of
tho university debating boarjl.
Tho prizo Is given by ox-Governor
Sholdon of t&o class of 1892. Mr.
Sh.old.on has notified tho board that ho
wants to oxhlblt his. Interest in tho
Vork dono at tho university in dobato
by giving prizes to each of the six
mombors of tho teams, whpm tho uni
versity solocts to roprosent it In thq
two contests of Pocombor 10 In the
central dobatlng loaguo.
Ex-Governor Sholdon presided at the
Nebraska-Illinois, dobato in December
of last yoar, and It will bo remem
bered by thoso present at tho time
that ho spoko to tho students about
paying rapre attention to intplloctual
contosts in thp university. Ho strong
ly advocated such contests end said
at tho tlmo that ho wanted to db
something to reward tho mon in a
financial way for tho hard work thoy
had dono in preparing for the con
tests. This week ho has Dut this wish into
conoreto form, as Is 'shown by the an-
noUncemont made last evening'.
notified Professor Fogg of tho
this week just before his departure
for Mississippi. Whilo prizes havo
not boon at all necessary to stimulate
interest In dobatlng and to call out the
best talent of tho university along
theso lines, still tho university debat
ing board is glad to accept the gift
and to havo such a means of reward
lng tho mon on tho two squads for
their hard and conscientious work.
Mr. Sheldon topk a very active in
terest in debating while at tho univer.
Blty. JHo was one of the organizers
of the Univorsity Dobatlng Society,
and at tho time did everything in his
power to promote the Interests of de
Ex-Chancellor Andrews for several
years gave a' prize of thirty dollars to
one of the two teams it it won, or ten
dollars to .each of the mbmbera of
tho winning team from Nebraska. Un
der the rules' governing' the new prize
each speaker oh both of the teams rep
resenting tho university will receive
the ten dollars whether thoy win or
lose the debate. This la tho largest
prizo now given at the university:
These prizes will be first awarded
to the men selected ty compete against
Minnesota at Lincoln and against
Iowa at Iowa City', on' December 10.
This will bo the first time -that Min
nesota lias ever debated at Lincoln or
Nebraska at Iowa City. The debathig
board will make further' definite an
nouncements In regard to the open
try-out and competition 'for the selec
tion o'f the members of the university
debating squad from which the debat
er's for the1 year Will be picked within
a few days.
the1 old steam r,3lnke" h'at in foriher
years Iranspprtea' the people t 'from
town to the college,' and iho crowds
wiil he naMe-a safely and Without
delay, . .' ., - 4 , "
and Ber-vea; bWwlth, wllcipusbrown
and. served nrwitheirc'ipusMbrown
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