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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 13, 1910)
Vol. IX. No. 62.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 1910.
Price 5 Cents.
BIG VAUDEVILLE TO
BE HELD T
GLASSES SHOULD ELECT
MEMBERSOF THE BOARD
INERCLA8 DEBATING BOARD
WRL NAME TWO FROM EACH (LASS
Delay In Arranging for Inter-Class
Contests Already Necessitates
Violation of Governing
Rules of the Body.
Eight momberB of the Inter-class do-
bating board, two from oach class,
must be elected by the members of
the classes boforo the,clo8o of the cur
rent semester, If tho provisions of the
constitution adopted by tho board last
year aro to bo oboyed. Tho appoint
ments to tho board announced yester
day by President Oberfelder of tho
Junior classo aro not valid under tho
constitution ub now Interpreted
Tho doubt ns to tho method of pro
cedure In constituting tho board was
removed yesterday when an examina
tion of the records of tho university
senate mado It plain that n part of
tho constitution ns approved by tho
sonato had not boon recorded by Sec
retary DaloB In hB mlnutcB of the
meeting. Tho clause In question pre
Hcrlbed donnltoly tho manner of elect
ing tho board.
Two From Each Class.
Last year tho presidents of tho var
ious clasBCB appointed members to a
board, which conducted tho first Inter
class debutes held In tho university.
This board, under tho chairmanship
of Poss Dates, drew up a constitu
tion which was to permanently govorn
tho dobates. Tho constitution was re
ferred to tho sonnto for approval and
was paBSod In a Bllghtly amended form
on Juno 4. In making his copy from
tho original commlttoo report, Secro
tarys Dales omitted tho sections which
llxed tho membership of tho board.
Tuesday President Oborfoldor ap
pointed three Juniors to the board.
Tho constitutionality of this wns ques
tioned. Inquiry at tho secretary's of
fice brought out tho fact or tho appar
ent defect of tho constitution and loft
tho whole membership or tho board In
tho air. Further Inquiries of Profes
sor Fork, chulrman of tho faculty
commlttoo-In charge of tho mattor,
were responsible for. settling tho ques
tion. It will now bo nocoBBary for tho four
classes to hold elections during tho
next ton dayB to pick their memborB
on tho board.
Features of the Constitution.
Tho leading features of the consti
tution which governs tho debates aro
I. The board shall bo named tho
Intor-qlass Debating Board of tho Uni
versity of Nebraska; It shall bo com
posed of eight undergraduate students,
consisting of two mombora from oach
class, elected by the class in tho first
8omoater, and throe faculty members
appointed by tho chancellor.
II. There shall bo an official ndvl
or to tho board, who shall sorvo In
an advisory capacity. Tho head of
University debating Bhall hold this of
V. Five mombora shall constitute
a. quorum, provided that oach clasB
and tho faculty shall have preaont at
least one representative.
, VI. The board shall meet before
tho OhrlBtraas vncatlon-andchooso two
questions, one for tho first two de
bates, and one for tho final dobato.
YJl'. Membership In thoclass foams
shall be attained by competitions, to
ho .hold by each' class on or boforo'
February 15. - .... , t
VIII. Men who have represented
tho university by holding-a speaking
plao '.In an Intercollegiate debate aro
barred. " '
IX. Tho Junlpr-sonlor and tho fresh-
PAWNEE CITY HIGH
man-sopbomoro dobates shall occur
not lator thnn March 8.
X. The winning teams Bhall dobatc
on Phi Beta Kappa day.
B08TON TO VISIT ENGINEER8.
Paymaster of Westlnghouse Machine
Company to Come to Nebraska.
About January 20th. Mr William
J. noston. pnymnstor of tho WoBtlng
Iioubo Machlno Co., will visit tho on
glnoorlng collogo to Intorost our stu
dents In tho company's apprentice
ship course for tochnlcnl graduates.
Furthor nnnounco.mont will bo mndo
when tho oxact tin to or Mr. Doston's
visit Is known.
Tho spoclal apprenticeship course
covers n period of two years' work
in tho manufacturing plant or tho com
pany at East Pittsburg, Pa. ThlB com
pany' manufactures steam engines,
tho well know Wostlnghouso-ParBonB
steam turbines. WostlnghouBo gas
engines and gas producers. Tho op
portunity for tho young technical grad
unto to gala practical oxporlonco Is
particularly good with this company,
ns they do a groat varloty of work In
power plant machinery. It Is suggest
ed that all of tho electrical engineer
ing studonts its woll ns tho mechanical
engineers, may find It profitable to
meet Mr. Boston.
REHERSAL8 ARE COMMENCED.
Cast for German Play Chosen and
Are Hard at Work.
Work on tho Gorman play Is pre
grossing rapidly. The parts have all
been assigned, nnd regular rehersals
are hold nlmoBt every day. The four
acts of this year's comody "Ropnlck
erstrasHO," will undoubtedly provo a
source of groat Interest and amuse
ment to all who attendt . . .
Much hard study, tlmq, und solid ef
fort aro being oxpendod this year, In
order to mako this annual play a sue
cess. Under tho aula trqlnlng of
Miss Hoppnor this Is almost assured.
Tho exact -date of tho play has not
The cast of characters lucludos:
KarJ Brohso, Herr Dr. Schrag.
Frederlke, Pauling Colin.
Holone, Corallo Meyer.
Krafft, Theo. Kruoger.
Hugp, rnest Hubermann,
Seldol, Hernum Wlobe.
Rosa, Estella Hardy, '
Felchet, Gerharat Krueger.
Lorens' Drp3el, N. E. Stricter. .
Prau Sturm, Marlb von';,Goetz, .
Emfilo PickenbacL Edith Hanna.
SJrempel, Erlchv yon NuBBbnum ,
Bjjnoko, Androw Jfuhl,
Y. M. G. A. CANVASS FOR .
NEW MEMBERS CLOSEO
ONE HUNDRED NEW NAMES ARE!
ADDED TO ROLL.
ONLY IIALf OE THE WORKERS REPORT
Total for "Red Letter Day" Enroll
ment May Exceed the Present
Estimate Wisconsin Se
cured 500 In One Day.
"Red Letter Day" was brought to a
closo.last ovenlng with close to 100
now names on tho roll of tho univer
sity Y. M. C. A. This is tfio result
of tho ono days canvass hold yostor
day by the association to secure now
Tho total roported last evening will
In all probability bo Increased, ns all
of tho reports were not In up to a luto
hour last night. The campaign which
was started by a Bupper In tho base
ment of tho Temple Tuesday evening
was carried on vigorously all day yes
terday. Men wore approached In every
part of tho campus in tho attempt to
gain as largo an enrollment as pos
sible boforo night.
Only Half Reported.
Up until lato last night only about
half of tho mon who wero out working
on tho canvaBB had roported, which
loaves a possibility that tho nupiber
mny be Incroased much boyond tho
present estimate. E. H. Culver was
tho mos,t successful canvasser and ad
ded twenty-two now members to tho
Although tho work was hindered
Bomowhat by tho weathor and tho
proximity to the end of tho semester
the result of the canvass was entirely
satisfactory to thoso in charge of tho
campaign. Tho dlaagreoablo weathor
mado it difficult to reach tho number
of men which could have been reached
had the conditions been more pleasant.
Tho fact that the students aro deep
In preparation for the coming exami
nations made tho mattor of canvass
ing, both from tho point of view of tho I
workers and tho canvasseo, more dif
ficult. Tho one-day canvass plan whlcHi
was that usod in the present instance
has been used at some of tho Other
largo universities with marked suc
cess, llils was especially true at
Wisconsin, this year when tho Y. M.
C. A. ofthat university secured 500
new members In one day's canvass.
ERWIN A. FROYD A LIEUTENANT.
Made Officer of Company L of Wyom
ing National Guard.
Brwln A. Froyd, 1909, was elected
flrBt lieutenant of Company L, Third
regiment, Wyoming national guard, nt
a recent meeting held nt Hoods hall,
Thorjnopolls, Wyoming. B. A. Froyd
was prominent in military affairs at
Nebraska and during his last year
hero waB major of the cadot battalion.
Company L of which Mr. Froyd was
elocted first lieutenant Is a newly or
ganized company In tho Wyoming na
LAMB 8ECURES GOOD POSITION.
Appointed toExpcrt's Place In Gov
ernment Forestry Service.
George N. Lamb, curator of tho uni
versity horbarlum, has received a spe
cial appointment to tho United States
forestry service. Tho appointment Is
for expert work In the growing and
brooding of basket willows for com
mercial purposes. Tho government
Is greatly Interested In this work and
is co-operating with Btate experiment
stations which are working along this
Mr. Lamb 1b still considering tho
offor, but will probably accept It. Ho
Is now a senior In tho agricultural
collogo and will bo In shapo to gradu
ate this winter. If Mr. Lamb accepts
ho will remove to Washington tho lat
ter part of this month. Ho will bo at
tho head of tho forestry department
work In basket willows.
REQUIRED 3TUDY DROPPED.
Course In M. E. 16 'to Be Given Next
In vlow of tho fact that tho final In
stallation of anparntus in tho now
power laboratory Is extremely uncer
tain, It has been decided that during
the coming semester, tho course In M.
E. 1G, required of mechanical and elec
trical engineering Btudonts, will bo
abandoned. Next year course 16 will
be given the first semester, and It,
together with court 17 will bo given
during the second semester.
It Is suggested that studentB in M.
E. substitute next semoster E. E. 8,
regularly required In the senior year,
for M. E. 1G. Those students who
have permitted M. E. 16 to go until
tho second semester of ithelr senior
year, will .bo permitted, to. substitute
some approved oloctlve for this coursQ.
It "la suggested that M,,Et. 18 bo
taken by E. E. studonts 'who find it
Impossible to, secure, tho required
amount of work In course 16.
UNIQUE 8HOW OF ENGINEER8 TO
BE GREAT EVENT
TO (LEAR UP THE LAST DEBTS
8lx Big Numbers and an Excellent
Orchestra to Fill Bill of Show
Tomorrow Night at the
The big ovont of tho year Is to bo
hold tomorrow night. Tho first of
tho vaudovlllo bIiowb which are to bo
hold annually by tho momberB of tho
engineering collogo Is to bo singed
at the Teniplo theater at elght-thlrty.
That the vaudovlllo which Uiobo mon
will put on will be one of tho host
attrnctloiiB of tho unlvorBlty year Ib
not to be doubted. Tho mon hnvo boon
practicing for some time on tho vari
ous parts nnd somo vory unlquo stunts
Tho program, which will oqual any
of tho Orphoum bills, includes an ex
cellent qunrtetto, two good acrobats',
a Blolght-of-hnnd performer, u mono
l.ogiBt, a vocal soloist, and a ono net
farco which tho momberB of tho com
mlttoo intend to spring as a surprise
to tho student body.
"Tickets for tho vaudovlllo are now
on salo nt tho Tomplo thoator and wlli
bo on sale all day tomorrow and up1
to the tlmo of tho opening of tho
show. Tlckota may alBo bo purchased
of Bevornl members or the engineering
college. Grcnt preparations ror this
show aro being mado by tho engineers.
A rally at which all the members of
tho collogo are oxpectod to attend wW
bo hold this morning In M. E. 20G at
11:30. Enthusiastic support is request
ed by tho committee" in chargo of tho
Bhow, and If it 1b to bo a financial
buccobb tho support of tho engineering
collogo Ib neoded.
Two more rehersals of tho program
will .bo held for tho show and tho first
one will bo today from 1 until 3 In
tho thenter at tho Temple and tho
other will bo held tomorrow after?
noon, tho hours and tlmo being tho
snmo.. It is especially urgod that thoso
who have parts In the orchestra bo
In attendance at thoso rohersals.
Tho rehorBal on Friday afternoon
will be full dress and tho entire shot)
will bo gone through with as it will
be given In the ovenlng. Members
of tho class in C E. 20 aro also urged
to bo in nttendanco nt these rehersals
as thojr parts in tho one-act farce aro
To Clear Debt,
When the committee .in charge of,
auditing tho accounts of last y.oar'a
business manager of tho BIuo Print
comploted their report thoy found thai;
the ong!ncerlng socioty was in debt (o
a largo amount. To raise .funds tq
cover this indebtedness tho vaudovlllo
show was planned. Tho money which,
will be raised on this show will bo
used to pay off this deficlL
If tho support Is what tho members
expect, the delict will bo cleared and
the engineering soclfty will then bo
on a sound financial basis.
WRESTLING CLA83 18 PLANNED.
Members, to Meet and Form Class In
r Th(s Line of Athletics.
All the members of thu student, body,
interested in wrest)Jng aro requested
to rnoot ,this morning in Dr. Clapp's
o(fflce nt ll o'clock, Twonty-flyo mem
bers aro peeded and all, men who
wish, t to take up thjs jine of sport varq
Invited to .this meeting. Frank pw
Cray, afrformer u'VQJa.ify 'njan, wjij
coach. this class prpvl'.tJng.a sufficient
number of men take up the work. , .
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. Baked beans, baked on the premise
jtn4'!BerWdhot with dellciblia 1Vowtt
bread, 10c. at Tho Boston Lunch.
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