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ONlVERStTV OF kEBkASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1909.
Vol IX. No. 54.
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PLAY I MlD'SEASON
FORM LAST NIGHT
Varsity team scores heavily
on freshmen in. 30 minutes.
REGULARS PLAY THE flRST HALf
Strenuous Basketball Practice Com-'
rrtfrtfeU al MlhHesota MoH'day
Evening Lawler and Hn-
The varsity basketball squad Under
"fcoach Hewitt is rapidly reuridihfc into
Condition: Lost night a practice game
iFTas held in the armory, in which the
lrslty put it' all over the freshmen.
At the end of thirty minutes of play
the score stood 60 to 24, with the var
sity holding down tho big end.
Last 'night's practice wad the best
of the yearj some of tho mon playing
in'.mid-soason form. The varsity team
jiiayed a strong game and the fresh
ilen, though outclassed, put ub a
jjiiucky light. During the first half of
the contest the first team men had all
he better of the argument, securing
eight 'field goals and two fouls, while
tho best the frdshmon could do was
to secure one field goal by Wess6l. In
tho sQdpnd half" the freshmen picked
up a bit and aided by some now men
were abW in tho final part of the half
to hqld Coach Hewitt's substitutes
Two Squads at Work.
two squads were worked, out by the
varsity and in all about a dozen men
were used. The regulars played the
first, half -and the substitutes the sec
ond. JFpr,tho varsity Petrashek, Ingor
soU,v,Woods, and Perry playod brilli
ant bail. Funkhauser, last year's high
school star, wab unable td do anything
for the ffetfhtribn in the first half, but
in tho second he woke up and secured
seven field "goals'. Wessel, Andrews,
and Carrier all played good ball for
The line-Up .and .score of last oven
: tog's game is as follows:
Porashqk;. a. . ,i;. .. 3
lngorsoll, 1 g. 5
wooo:; r. f.
Wake; K t.
Long, 1. g.
Perry, i. g. .
Schmidt, 1. t.
meridoUs enthusiasm ih the Gophof
camp for track sports, and tho mato
rial at hand indicates a banner year
in this doiJartnient of athletics.
Plans are undor way for tho organ
ittatloh of a orow. Rowing 1 a now
spOrt at Minnesota, but thero is plenty
of good material, and a generous do
nation of 100 acres of land at Lake
Mlnnetonka by Mr,. Crooker will pro
vldo an ideal site for a club houBO and
Wrestling is looking up. A wrest
ling club has been organized and Its
mombors, besldos engaging an instruc
tor, hope to make thoir sport a feature
of tho intercollegiate gymnastic moots.
A girls' interclasB basketball tour
riamOnt was pulled off Saturday night.
Next Tuesday, December 14th, tho
football team will hold its annual ban
quet, at which tho captain for next
year will bo elected. Lylo Johnston
Is tho most prominent candidate.
WISCONSIN AT HOME
SCHOOLS IN LEAGUE PICKED A8
PROBABLE RIVAL8 NEXT YEAR.
NAY (HOOSE TEAM THIS SPRING
Work In the High 8chool Debating
League Is Started Schoole Are
Working on Question to Be
Debated In Cohtett.
LATIN CLUB CELEBRATES.
A Christmas Jollification Held by the
Members of the Organization
The membors of the Latin Club wero
entertained Tuesday evonlng by Miss
Hunter, adjunct professor of Latin.
Tho meeting was held for tho celobra
tion of Baternalia. Many guessing
games pertaining to Latin subjects
were indulged In. Some Christmas or
Saturnallsm songs were Sung, one of
those being original, having been writ
ten by Miss Hunter. Conundrums and
charades were given. Prizes of half
tone prints of mythical ploturos- wero
given for all of the games. The whole
program was very original and entire
ly tho work of Miss Hunter. Tho
evening olosed by the serving of light
Nebraska will in all probabilities de
bate Wisconsin at Lincoln and Illinois
at Urbana, III., noxt yoar. Such was
the statemont given out by Professor
Plagg, head of the university debat
ing, last evening. Ho said that if tho
loaguo began its socond sorios of de
bates as it began its first this would
bo tho line-up for Nebraska's forensic
work noxt year.
Tho squad for noxt yoar's work will
bo picked noxt spring and it is.ovon
thought possible that the team itsolt
may bo picked beforo tho end of tho
school year. Tho question for tho
scrlos of dobatoB in tho Central Inter
collegiate Dobating Loaguo will bo
picked early in April. Each university,
in the league submits a question to
tho secretary tho first day of May
Which questions are voted Upon by
tho schools In the league and tho
question decldod upon April 15th.
Work During Summer.
Tho reason for picking tho squad
makes sixty-ono. Tho loaguo now om
bracos practically ovory important
school In tho state with tho' exception
of Omaha, Lincoln, and Boatrlco, of
whom tho two latter may join before-
the beginning of this year's contest.
Work Hae Commenced,
Tho work of the loaguo, which is di
vided into eloven districts, has alroady
commenced. The question upon whioh
the schools havo alroady started work
is: "Whother or not tho labor unions
nro on the wholo benoflelal," All of
the schools nro buying books on the
subject and aro making arrangements
to have material sent out from the
The work of tho teams, of which
thero are not more than olght to the
district, will begin Bhortly aftor tho
first of January. The winning candi
date in each district will -contest for
tho state championship horo on High
School F6to Day. The championship
was won two years ago by A. Ander
son of Wahoo, with Mark C. Har
graves of Wymoro, now a freshman
In the unlvorslty, second. Last May
Clayton Radcllff of Sidney took first,
with Paul Good second nnd Harvey
WANT ALUMNI BACK FOR
JUNIOR PROM FEB. 4
COMMITTEE EXPECTS JUNIORS TO
TELL OLD QRAD8 OF DAtfCE.
OETTlHO SOME IDEAS FROM ABROAD
Managers of Other Proms Offer Aid
Other Events Planned for
MORSE TALKED OF iLL(JMlNANT8.
Electrical Engineering Prefestor Ad
dressed At U E. E.
"Electrical IllUmlhahts" was tho
title of an address delivered Tuesday
evening beforo the Nebraska branch
of tho American InstltUto of Electrical
Engineers by Professor Morse. Pro
fessor Morso dealt at some length with
and if possible tho team before tho tho utilization and production of light.
nlnan nf thn nnhnnl voar In that It He illustrated his theoretical State-
MUSICAL CONVOCATION TODAY.
Freshmen. F. G.
wessel, 1. g,
Klllian, r. g,
Fielding, 1. f.
Coffee, r. f
Andrews, 1. g. k 1
Carrier, r. f 3
Selections from "The Messiah" to Be
' Rendered by University Chorus.
Mrs. E. B. Conant' and Mr. E. B.
Carder aro to bo tho soloists at tho
special musical convocation this morn
ing . Selections from "Tho Messiah"
will be the program, with tho univer
sity chorus and a string quartet assist
ing the soloists. Miss 8tblla Rico wilt
play the organ acedmpaniments,
Eleven-thirty classes aro not excuded
as previously announced uuc n
o'clocks are dismissed.
Following aro tho selections:
TenoY r6cit. "Comfort yo my people."
Tenor aria "Ev'ry valley shall be ox-
Chorus "And tho Glory of tho Lord."
Strings and organ "Pastoral Sym
Soprano reclts. "There wore sheph
erds." "And lo! the angels of the Lord."
"And the Angel said unto them.''
4And suddenly there was with
Chorus ''Glory to God."
Soprano air "Como Unto Him."
Chorus "Hallelujah ! "
Total 12 0
Hard Practice at Minnesota. t ,
' Meanwhile Minnesota Is not Idle.
News from there is to the effect that
hot content with the western football
championship, the Gophers Aro going
in hard for "honbrs in basketball and
At Minnesota, Monday evening, bas
ketball practice of tho most strenuous
variety began., Lawldr and Captain
Hansen Beerntoo Dr. Cook's favor-J!-4taBjinttferorward
itBt yoar's giant center, la out again
and hopes to be eligible in a few days.
Walker Is pW W thojcentor position.
RoB'dhwaid 'and Ahderabn are Being'
played at guards; routing Frank and
Roblllard. A Freshman team is ho
lng organized,, which "wiii have a
schemata of lti' bwrit - , i
Wednesday Coach Grant' of the
rack team issued his call tor men for
winter ir&ialnir fend over two taiAroft
r'wivontlcd. Minnesota's1 .cr6ES-country
victory at v Chicago has aroused a tre-
Programs for Annual Session at Amed
Issued by Professor Chase.
Programs for the annual meeting of
tho American Society of Agricultural
Engineers Have been sent out by tho
secretary oi tho association Prof. L.
W. Chase head of tho department of
farm mechanics at tho school of agri
culture. The society meets at Ames,
Iowa, December 28-29. Tho president
of tho society, Prof. J. B. Davidson of
Ames, graduated from tho University
of Nebraska with tho class of 1904.
Professor Chase was also & niembor
of tho '04 class. , .
,Tho program includes many phases
6f farm engineering; farm machinery
and their 'educational value., C. K,
Shedd, a graduate of- the university
Jastyear ad now instructor la farm
machinery, will reatl a paper Jthe last
day o't th.e.jseiiio on ''Draft $
era! university, professors will attend
gives tho debaters tho opportunity of
working oyer the question in detail
during tho summer. The lack of this
time worked a hardship with the Ne
braska dobaters this year, tho squad
and tho team Itself being chosen very
late in tho year. Tho .Minnesota and
Iowa teams wero both picked laBt
spring and Iowa had far the head
start vof any school in the loaguo by
vlrtuo of having threshed over the
quostion tho procodlng year in her
three strong dobatlng societies. Tho
question after boing worked ovor thor
oughly in Iowa was shbmittod to the
schools of tho loaguo and was chosen
as the subject for tho series of inter
Tho results of the debates just held
show somo curious facts. Both Ne
braska and Wisconsin lost both do-
bates, losing to Illinois at Madison
and to Minnesota at Minneapolis.
While Nebraska lost in each case by
a split vordlct, Wisconsin lost at home
by a unanimous vote.
A number of Nebraska mon acted as
judges at. these debates. Prof. F. M.
Fling of tho department' of.Burop'ean
history,- and Judge B. H. Sedgwick of
York judgod the MlnneBotaWlBcottsIh
debate; fc. V Taylor, professor pi
economic!), waa unable to servo on ac
count of a severe cold. Professor
Fling lectured to tho students in tho
department of hlslorv and political
oconomy while at Minnesota on tho
With the close of Intorcolloglate de
bating tho attention of those who fol
low the development of forensic work
In Nebraska Is called to tho work of
the High School Debating League,
which 1b 'Just starting; Tho member
ship of tho leaguo, which was entire
ly reorganized two years ago, has
reached sixty-ono at the present time.
This represents .a remarkable growth
during its two years of existenco, it
numbering only thirty in 1908. Nine
teen of these schools joined the league
during the past year. Tho pew mem
bers are as-f pi lows! ' , - , v
Ashland, Broke Bow,' Clay jDeater,
Crelghtpa, David City, ' .Fraftklin
Academy. Fullerton, Gordon, Gothon-
':, -, , -,
raents by practical demonstrations
with various apparatus. Tho leotUre
was'Well attonded and was pronounced
by englnoors to bo exceedingly good.
TICKETS FOR GLEE CLUB.
berg, Holdrege. Nelson, Randolph,
Oberlln College Organization to Ap
pear at Nebraska on January 6th.
The announcement hoe been made
that tho Oberlln College Glee Club
will appear In the university Templo
on January 5th. The club has been
secured nnd will appear at the univer
sity under the auspices of the student
volunteer band of tho university.
The Oberlln College Glee Club
shoud prove a raro treat to the stu
dents on their roturn from the Christ
mas vacation. They will bo specially
approolatod by those who admire glee
olub singing. The reputation of the
olub Is well established throughout the
United States. They havo been on .the
road for a number of seasons and
havo alwayB mot with tho heartiest
commendation wherever they have ap
peared. Those who remember their
last appearance in. Lincoln a few years
ago aro unstinted in their praise of
the work of the club.
Of tho work of the club tho press of.
tho country has mado some vejry favor
ablo reports. The Musical 'Courier,
reporting an appearance of the club
at Minneapolis, says1: "Although the
length of the concert was moro than
doubled by encores, the interest novor
flagged." Tho Wayne Democratic
Press of Lyons, Nf Y says; "The
Oberlln College Glee Club's concert
on last Thursday evening was unques
tionably ,tho best entertainment of Its
kind ever heard in Lyons." Tis cohv
mondation repeats itself in press re
ports from nearly every state In 'the
The tickets wero put on sale by the
university Y. M. C. A. yesterday and
a remarkably heavy sale of, tickets Is
expected for the entertainment The
tickets may bo secured at the Y. M,
p. A. ofllco or. from some- member
be 60 cents
for reserved and 35 cents for general
admission., ,,". ,
University alumni will have thoir at
tention called to tho junior prom Feb
ruary 4, If tho present plans oi tho
commlttoo succeod. It is thb dosiro
of the committee that every junior,
and other university students as well,
toll tho "old grade" at home or wher
ovor thoy may happen to moot them
during tho Christmas vacation the
facts of the .1911 junior prom. In this
way it Is believed. that tho alumni
may bo attracted to tho big social
event of tho year In greater numbers
than ever before,
Tho prom this year is to be made
more of an alumni event than for sev
eral years past. Tho Nebraska com
mlttoo believe that it will be woll for
tho dance to fali more in line with the
big affairs of eastern schools. In
somo of these institutions. the alumni
return for this ono ovont, wheroaa '
thoy do not perhaps como back to the
campus again during the entire yoar.
Spread the News.
Botwoon now and January 4, mem
bors of tho commlttoo aro urging
juniors to mako known this faot.
Written invitations will be sent out
later, bUt it Is believed that these
avail but llttlo compared with per
sonal words from members of tho
class. Tho committee iri counting fan
thoso personal solicitations to bring
back the out-of-town people.
Ideas from schools all over the
country will be utilized in the Ne
braska prom. The committee lias
opened communications with manag
ers of all the big proms and they
promised some good material. Imme
diately after the vacation the commit-'
tee will get together and select their
special' stunts. Since it will have so
much to pick from it Is thought that
It will bo able to got somo unusually
Several house parUcwlll be glVeri
by fraternities and sororities on the
Saturday following the prom, this bo
ing further cause for attracting back
to Lincoln the alumni membors of
WANT SONGS BY FEBRUARY 1.
Rushvllle. Seward. St Edward. Tren
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coa, vera on, ana wayn. -xuese, io-
C., A. ofllco or. from some
selling them on. the campus,
price of admission will be
Baked beans, baked on; the prettlete
and served hot with delicious brown
gather with the forty-two old members, J breaat 10c, at The Bostoa Luaca.
Varsity Song Committee Issues' call'
for New Tune.
It is earnestly hoped that every uni
versity student having talent 'IM com-
.PQBlng mualo will, during .the' holiday
vacation, devote some time to framiag
up a new varsity song. ' '
The University of Nebraska, as we
all realize, is lacking in aot having a
goqd varsity song one that Is orig
inal and in harmony with the growing
Corahusker state and the CornhuSker
institution. The song which now pur
ports to be our varsity song- is r-adt
ours at all but ode takea from another
Institution wlth.but very few phanges
here and thore.t That oar university
must do this is a deplorable thing in
deed. We have the. talent and thero
Is no reason whatsoever why -wo
should be behind other institutions in
In order that a song he chosen this
college year it becomes necessary
that all songs be handed la to the'
Song Committee, Station A, net later
thaa February 1, 1?10."
Here, is a chance, for you to gala a
long-time memory, for yourself at Ne
braska State University, get.lmer
and work en the soag right, aew.: :, .
,, W. A. MONgON. '
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