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"KING" COLE ELECTEO
:." 1910 FOOTBALL COACH
FORMER COACH RECEIVES UNAN
IMOUS VOTE OF BOARD.
CARROLL ELECTED BASEBALL COACH
Dean Mitchell Barred from Athletics
Because - of Professional
Instruction In Gym-.-
- - nasties.
William C. Cole is again to lead the
Cornhuskors on the gridiron as coach.
At the mooting of the athletic board
last evening In Dr. Clapp's offlce he
was elected coach of tho football team
for the Heaaon of 1910. The salary
which "King" Cole Is to rocelvo for
the coming season Is the same as It
has been in the past
The petitions which were circulated
over the campus yesterday, asking re
spectively that tho board elect "Bum
my" Booth and on the other hand
keep Colo, were presented to tho
board, but no attention was paid to the
Booth petition, as Manager Eager
stated emphatically that Booth had
been, already engaged elsowhero at a
salary of $3,000 .per year. Rumors
were current- yesterday that Walter
Steffen, star quarterback of the cham
pion 1908 Chicago team, was also an
applicant for the position of coach,
hut Dr. Clapp slated that ho was very
certain that Steffen had not made ap
plication. Of the fifteen applications
for the position Colo was chosen as
the coach for the wearers, of the mole
skins. Carroll Baseball Coach.
Tho board also received the report
of tEecbmmItte6 on -baseball-coach,
and elected R. M. Carroll of Fremont
to All this, position. "Bobby" Carroll
is a senior this year and has been
the regular catcher for tho university
baseball team for -two seasons. Ho Is
well qualified to fill tile position to
which ho was elected, as ho has been
playing amateur baseball for several
The report of the games committee
in regard to the football games for
next-"season was accepted and the
board approved the scheduling of tho
game with Ames on November 12 and
the Kansas contest on November 5
CvW. Flfer, 1889, was engaged to
represent "the university at tho Mis
souri Valley conference games com
mittee meeting. The board approved
the suggestion of holding this meeting
In Des Moines for tho next three
years. This was dond in vlowof tho
fact 'that ..the' Iowa state meet woulcl
bo discontinued. Grlnnell was admit
ted to take part In the, meet for tho
, Mitchell Barred.
?' The board took action pn the ell-
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pate In university athletics, on tho
grounds that he was a professional.
Complaints of this had been entered
by Manhattan and Kansas.' Ho "will
gr - hereafter bo barred, ob ho Is Instruct
ing a class In gymnastics. The board
cortlfled his eligibility for the .Kansas
games' through a misunderstanding aa
-j to whether or not one member of the
board had InvestigatetTtlio matter. Ex
planations were ordered sent to both
s Manager, EUger was authrolzed to
form, a freshman baseball team during
the coming spring. This, team will bo
In. fact a, resorvq teani and will 8cheu
ulo games with other schools, It will
ip part 'bo. made up of men of varsity
calibre who cannot play on tho team
because xf i& one-year- residence
(JTho Cprnhusker" was. named as tho
otn'clal jfloid" Bongof the UniybnStyy
Your car faro would pay foVa nice
' lunch at thq, .Boston .Lunch. Whygd
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, TUESDAY,
ENGLISH CLUB HAD PROGRAM.
Regular Session Held Saturday Even
.' Ing With Miss Syford.
Tho English Club nipt Saturday
evening with Miss Constance Syford.
Twenty-live members woro present
and a program. of the usunl character
Short stories were rend, and oIho n
latter written by Miss Eleanor Bar
hour, ex-1910, while in Italy. The club
will shortly present some contribu
tions of its mombers to the public
through the Daily Nebrnsknn.
IMPROVE REGISTRATION SYSTEM
Letters Sent Out to Students Explain
ing 'System. 1
With tho approach of registration
for the second semester tho .o tilde of
tho registrar has again sent our! cir
cular letters to the students explain
ing the system of registration in order
to fncllltnte tho work. '
The system to-be followed for this
semester resembles that followed for
the second semester of last year.
Numbered registration tickets must bo
securqd this 'week and the work of
registration will commence Tuesday.
Number tickets to meet the commit
tee on assignment to classes will also'
bo given out.
Before calling forelthor registration
or assignment cardshe students are
requested to consult the-schedule of
examinations' for first, Second or third
choice of two hour periods in one of
which ho may bo free to register with
out conflict, In tho other to meet tho
committee on assignment to classes.
Other provision's of less Importance
have been made. All of those, how
ever, were made with the Intention of
economizing tho time of both tho
olllce and the students.
Yestordnft tickets Avcro-dlstrlbuted-
to all who called and a large number
NEBRA8KAN EDITORS PICKED.
Frederick, Lord, and Kldtfoo Success
ful Applicants for Places.
- K. P. Frederick, 1911, was elected
editor of the DHHy Nobraskan for tho
second semeBtec at tho publication
board meeting . yesterday afternoon.
Carl J. Lord; 1911, was named as matt
aging editor, taking tho place vacated
by Mr. Frederick. G. C. KIddoo, 1910,
becones business manager for the
All of tho -anon elected to positions
have had past experience on tlsot pa
per. Frederick has beon managing
editor for the past semestor and prior
to that tlmohe had been associate- ed-
1 tor for1 a full year. Lord 'has' beon an
associate, editor for the past year. KId
doo has been assistant business man
uger for the current semester.
Othor -places' on the Btaff are ap-
pointtvo by nhedltOTrnml-lwRliiew
Besides tho election, the board dis
cussed tho financial conduct of tho
'ebraskan. Tho laper will face a de
ficit ut tho close of tlio-current senn
estor, and somo chungq In the busi
ness system is likely In an attempt to
mako a favorable balanco In Juno.
FRE8HMEN GIVE A BIG PARTY.
' First-Year Hop.
Tho freshman hop at tho Lincoln bo
te Saturday night wus a distinct sue-,
cesq. 'Approximately 135 couples woro
present, Walt's Orchestra' furnished
tho music. " . '
Tho niimhnr nf rnimlna nn tlm flrvnn
was perlutps, the largest seen at thq
Lincoln1 for somo time. In spite of
tho fact that the dance was" over
crowded those present seomdd to oh
'Joy it Immensely ' From a financial
point or Iow It Is expected that a con
siderable "balance will bo renortedxin
' favor of iheclas$ " f
5f- Alexander Johnson, one of the
foremost charity workers of this
country, will speak at convoca-
tlon today. He will follow Re-
gent Coupland. Mr. Johnson
comes from Chicago to attend the
meeting of the state board of
$ charities and corrections. His ad- $
drc8i at convocation should be
one of the best of the year. The
Junior class meeting scheduled
for 11:30 In Memorial hall will
$- be held at the same hour In the
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POLITICIANS ARE IN
EVIDENCE ON CAMPOS
THREE CANDIDATES UP FOR THE
1IAIIME ALONE -IN JUNIOR-(LASS
Hawley Has Clear Field In Sophomore
Will Run Were not Fully
Ripples are muny on tho surfuce of
;thn political pool at tho present mo-
Jmenti Three 'candidates out for tho
isenlor presidency, ono out for tho
Junior offlce nnd two seeking tho
Sophomore lfbnors, gives consldorablo
zest to affairs. No candidate bus yot
.appeared in the freshman' cIuhb.
The seniors oxpect to elect tho first
week after examinations and the con
test promlsos to be 'an interesting
one. At.!tho present time W. A. Jones
of South Omaha, J. M. Clark of South
Omahaan'ir.TT X Scofnoy orT35ll0"
Fourcho, So. Dak., aro after tho plum.
Jones nnd Clark aro expected to split
tho engineers' vote, while Scotuoy is
expected to pull voce's largely from tho
law collego and tho battalion. Joneti
Is an engineering student, a member
of Delta Upsllon fraternity, an Inno
cent, and a momhor of tho engineering
society. Clark Is also an engineering
Student Ho is a momhcr of Kappa
Sigma fratornity, and has taken an
active part In class affairs sinco his
Third Candidate Out.
The third candidate In tho senior
:cluB8, J. A. Scotney, Is a law student,
'p. membor of Delta Chi fraternity and
holds the captaincy of both Company
C and of the Pershing Rifles. With.
th(strIo In tho field it 'is not tlmugliU
iiKeiy mat any ptnor "invonto son"
'wljl appear before tho ejection. .While,
tho campaigning has been pushed
steadily -:by all of those men,, nothing
approaching excitement has as yot
been reached. This, however, Is in a
largo measure, dpo to the approach.:.
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E. H. Hnhne of Lincoln scotus at
present to huve a clear Hold for .the
junior presidency. Some excltomeht
was stirred up by a rumor circulated
during the past few dnys that D. G.
Whlto of Plattsmouth, was In the '.race.
Tho matter was Investigated, yester
day with the result tha White de
nied thnt hn linri nntared thn pimumltrn
as a candidate. Wilto, howover, huu
quite a following which It seems was
unsolicited and ninny, of whQmjhatLeiu
listed themsolves in his 'SuflTport on
the strength of tho rumor thnt ho was
Only One Left. -
This turn of affairs' leaves the Junior
ofllco with one candidate. Haling Js
u s.lx year law student, a member of
Phi Alpha Tuu and has boon promi
nent In the nffalrsof the junior class
for sojne time. Ho, 1s also flrstBor
gennt In Company D.
In the sophomore cluss R.-D. Haw
ley of Nebraska Qlty has been out for
the presidency fer some ,tlmo. He Is
a freshman law student this yenr and,
owing to his being a freshman nca-
JANUARY 18, 1910.
domic Inst year, has qualified as a
sophomore Ho Is a membor of Sigma
Up to yesterday Hawloy had a lono
raco for tho presidential chair, ,Yh
torday evening, however, a rumor wan
clrculnted to -the ofTot't thnt J. (1. Oar
rolt Intended to run. "When Inter
viewed on tho subject Garrotte said
that ho had thought of running, but
that ho had as yet not made up his
mind. Ho isoxpected to reach a dolln
to decision by tomorrow.
PETITIONS OUT FOR COACH.
Supporters of Cole and Booth Circu
lated Papers for Signatures.
' In anticipation of the olcctlon of a
football coach at tho meeting of the
athlotlc board last evening studont
opinion was active yesterday. During
the morning several petitions wero
started for "Bummy" llooth. Tho
movement was well organized, and by
noon a largo number of men had
signed. In tho afternoon a number
of the athletes who had beon closely
associated with Couch Colo (signed a
paper asking for his re-olection. A
hconslderablo number also slgnod a
general student petition.
Charges were mndo during tho day
that tho Booth movement was backod
by Thota Nu EpBllon. The springing
of petitions nt so lato a date and the
personnel of somo of tho Booth back
ers woro the bases' for thoso allega
tions. Interest in the olection was in
tense throughout tho day.
FORE8T CLUB HELD 8M0KER.
Reception Tendered Professor Spons
ler and Forester Moody.
Tho forest club hold a smoker Fri
day helng compllrricntnry to ProfoBsor
Sponslei', newly assigned to thd de
partment nnd Stnto Forostor t Moody
a sories of lectures during tlie past
Professors Phillips, Pool and Spons
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ler nnd Mr. Moody responded to tho
toasts. Thirty-five mombers of tho
cluh were present. Refreshments woro
served and a picture taken of tho
University Board "May Act as to Ex
tension of City Campus.
Tho board of rcgonts will meet fti
Lincoln tomorrow to consldor sovoral
matters of business. It is possible
thut somo action may be taken on tho
proposed extension of tho campus. At
present the Boston architects who are
to draw plans of tho proposed campus
are awaiting tho decision by tho bourd
as to JusUwhot direction tha extension
shall take; The board must decide
whether thb extension .is to bo north
or east before (ho architects will act.
OFFICERS OF DEBATING CLUB.
Hare to Lead 8tudent Club, for Rest of,
the 8emester. i " '
The StuentH' Debating club mot Sat
urday evening ,ln IJ lOGr .An linnsu
ally good crowd was present Includ
ing several visitors.
I i'Tho.-fqre, part ofjjjq meotlng was
given to parliamentary scrap. Tho
committee reports wera made, .Inqlud
Ing tho report of a committee charged
with securing , iiL liltor-fciub debate
-.wlthTttrnqlgUborlng aphool,- It being
the iplose of the sqmeHtqr officers were
elected for tho rest, of .tho year as fol
lows;' President, A. M. Hare.
VIce-nreHlflnnt n. M. nni.iiu 1'
Sqcrotary-treasurqrT H. E. Dixon,,
Qritlc, 3. C, Stoner.
The debato of tho evening was on!
the advisability of granting old-age
pqnslons In .Nebraska.. Affirmative, J.
C. Scotney, Negative" O. F, WUqrs,
G, E. ppwurd. ThQ.lebato wasjfood
and was follpwed.by an inlujatqd .gen
eral discussion. As usual the club
moots next Saturday evening jind. In
Vltes all lhtoregted In. debatipg,
Price 5. CchtSi
W-OOTS TO BE HELD
IHTEMPLE FEB. 8
A8PIRANT8 FOR FOOTLIGHTS IN
8ENIOR CLA88 WILL CONTEST.
"THE (UMBERS'1 WILL BE GIVEN
Four-Act Society Play by Clyde Fitch
Chosen by Play Committee Full
of Good Situations and
The try-outs for tho senior play will
bo hold Tuesday, Fobruary 8ln tho
Tomplo theater. Thoy will start prpb-
amy early in tho aftomoon of that
day nnd contlnuo until all tho as-,
plrnnts for. places on tho cast have
boeu glvon an opportunity to show
tholr ability In portraying tho char-,
actors 6f tho play
Each Bonlor will bp permitted to try
for as many characters as ho or she
doslres. This is tho decision of -tho
commlttoo in chnrgo of tho play and
is an innovation in tho manner of
conducting these tfyouts, A part will
not necessarily be assigned to ono
trying for It howover.
Cast to Be Picked.
Tho oust will bo picked by tho play
committee with tho aid of sovornl
alumnae. All soniors are eligible to
try out. Tho commlttoo wlshos It un
derstood that this play is glvon strict
ly by tho senior class without any coiiv
nection with tho Dramatic Club or
with tho department of elocution. As
tho cast for this year's production is
very largo It will . bo necossnrv fnr n
numbor of seniors to try out in order
to get sultnblo material to fill out. the
. "Tho Climbers," by Clyde Fitch, 'is
tho play chosen 1y tho commlttco.at a
rOCent mCOtinir. It In n mmlnnm ..I,.1,.
. - . .. . .. uvuul;lll I'll
Jin - four acts with ncast of twenty-two
quaracters. The Jflay tloals with tho
cllmbors of society dealing with the
particular ihoso of society peculiar to
Tho plot hinges on the attomnt of a
couplo, Mr. and Mrs. Sterling, to keep
up appearances In tho world after
tholr fortune had been wasted. Ex
pecting a legacy from a deceased, rela
tive they nro sorely disappointed when
the money. Is not forthcoming. Goaded
on by his wlfo and hor rolntlves. the
husband appropriates some money
which is not lawfully his and Is latex
discovered. His wife, however, clings
to him through all of the trouble.
A, Strong Play.
"H Is p'orhnps oho- of thestrongost
plays that has over been attempted by
a Senior Class. Thn Hltuntfnnu nn,1
climaxes aro 'as thrilling as only Clyde.
Fltch can mako them, Tho olemont of '
comedy is present throughout tho. jaa-
tiro play, Johnny Trdtter and Clara
Munior are two or thd cliaractors. that
add much to tho cpmpdy sldo of tho
piece., Tho comedy, while running
throughout thp lines, Is more, prom'
inent in .somo of tho. situations. Tjio
play Is prlpiarjly.a satire on New York,
society anq ,Jn doplctlqg tho sham and
artificiality of'thfg sock.ty the humors'
ous is, neyor lackipg. , , . ;
Thero is'somoino pppprtunlty fqr '
costuming In the play-and tho; com- ,
ThO Piny is nOW Oil' 'tiio rnanrvn ahalf
at tho university 'library, A,; paper
wiuiuiuiiK. suggestions an,d those
pages whlqh .are exceptionally, good
for. a' try:out accompany it and all
seniors who Jhtend Hq try. out are
urged 'tT'qony the, parts and begin'
work at onco,. ' . . , '
Further information ipcerring tho
play or regarding ttia.pju suitable q
Individual 'temperament Is tq. bo .ph-'
talned from Paul Yates, chairman'
tho committee, ' or from. Jphjffjjihix,,
ander, Frank Wbeelock, Alfirgjlfi ftw.
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