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VoL IX. No. 80.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1910.
Price 5 Cents.
FUNKHAUSER BREAK SHOT-PUT
RECORD BY 3 1-2 INCHES
HANSEN HIGH KICK HALF INCH ABOVE RECORD AND MAY TJES
pECORD IN DASH LORD WINS SPELL DOWN
Tbo anpual charter day program
was the cootor of interest yesterday
afternoon. Tho program was long
and occupied noarly tho wholo after
noon. It was divided into three parts,
ylz., an exhibition drill, a band con
cert and an indoor meet.
Promptly at two o'clock tho mem
bers of tho Pershing RifloB marched in
to tho armory. After a short exhibi
tion drill, a Bpelldown was hold. ThiB
spelldown was for tho Pershing Rifle
gold modal which was won by First
Sofgonnt C. J. Lord of Company K.
Tho drll was followed by a short con
cert givon by tho university . cadet
baud. Under tho direction of Conduc
tor Hagonow tho band rendered sever
al oxcellont musical numbors. The
selection from "Faust" was npplauded
loudly by the audionce.
Two records woro broken and a
third tied at tho annual indoor ath
letic moot yostorday. R. O. Funk
bauser sot a new mark in tho 12-pound
shot put by burling tho wojght a dis
tance of 44 foot, 3 inches, a half Inch
farther than tho .host previous mark.
May tied the record of 3 1-5" seconds In
tho 2G-yard dash. Tho moot, which
was conducted as a barb-fratornity
contest, resulted in a barb victory, tno
scoro being 42 to 40.
Tho now marjunado by .Eunkhouser-
In tho shot put was tho striking event
of tho moot. That tho record of 44
feet, made by a C. CQlllns In 1908
would not Btand had boon expected.
Funkjiousor had an oxcoljont record
In Lincoln high Bchool and his trials
since entering tho university last fall
indicated that 44 feot was not his
best In hiB preliminary trials yostor
day ho made 44 feot '1 inches on his
second trial. Ho then put tho mark
up to 44 foot 3 inches on a third
attempt, which ho could not pass in
Hansen, by setting n hlgli kick roc
ord of 9 loot, 4 tycbes, boat tho
record of Q. C. Long. Long kickod
9 feet'. 4 Inches in 1908. Hanson tried
for a higher mark but failed to get
'The 25-yard dash, thp flrBt event on
tho program, was prettily contested. In
tap first heat May took first placo in 3
and 2-5 seconds. Rood was socond.
SwayBon took tho second hoat In 3 and
2-5 seconds with Powors .socond. ' In
thV'flnalB May won by n fow inches,
the tlmo bejng lowerod Jo 3 and 1-5.
Powora and Swanson tied for second.
Later tho tio was run cff, Swanson
making a poor start thus Allowing
Powers to win in 3 and 2-5. ' 1
The frat men showed up strong in
tho team ovents. Both tho relay and
thp tug-of-war added' points to the"
score of tho Greeks, oxactly tialf of
tholr total being soc,urod in thesojtjco
ovcntaT"" Tbo tug-of-war was -unusually
close, tho ropo wavering from ono
do to tho other during the whole 60
seconds. At tho closo It was only a
fow inches in tho frat territory, Tho
relay was. easily won by the Greeks.
, With only two fpolnts -winning he
meet the- failure, of tho frat men to
tako tho tumors was 'caused by the ab
senco of some of tho loading Greek
atblotQS. Several men who wore ex
pected to tako points for tho fraternf-
ties" did BOt enter tho contests.
AT INDOOR MEET
25-yard dash First, May, barb; sec
ond, Powers, barb; third, Swanson,
frat. Time 3 1-5 seconds.
Polo vault. First, tid by Russell,
frat, and Graham, barb; third, Lind
strum, barb. Height, 10 foot, 6 Inches.
12-pound shot put. First Funkhous
or, barb; second, Elliott, barb; third,
Hanson, frat. Distance. 41 feot, 3
Fonco vault First, Burke, barb;
second, Vlllors, barb; third, -Davis",
frat. Height, G feet, 7 inches.
Running High Jump. First Graham,
barb; Becond, Funkhouser, barb; third,
Hansen, frat Height, 5 foot, C inches.
Running high kick First, Hansen,
frat; second, Long, barb; third,
Pearse, frat. Height, 9 febt, 4 inches.
Rope climb First, Barnes, frat;
second, Hammond, barb; third. Clark,
frat. Time, C 4-G seconds.
Tug-of-wnr Won by fraternity team
Ewing, Minor, MacDonald, Ruesol,
Pearso, Clark; Barb team Elliott,
Hornbergor, Gutberlet. Bly. Pike,
Relay Won fatornHy'"tean
Davis, Reed, Minor, MacDonald; Barb
team Powers, 'May, Perry. Burke.
Time. ir nnd Mi seconds.
PHI BETA-KAPPA-MET MONDAY
Decided to Retain the Old Require
Phi Beta Kappa, tho honorary fra
ternity, held a meoting Monday night
at which they decided to retain tho
old requirements for election to mem
bership. They doclded to retain tho
seven out of eight requirements, in
stead of adopting tho now rule of six
out of oight. A commltteo was also
appointed to see about securing nn
orator for. Phi Beta Kappa day.
PERU CLUB MEETS.
Express Resentment Against Treat
ment of Crabtree.
Last Saturday evening Miss Mamio
Jnckson entertained the Peru Club at
hor homo nt Thlrty-Tourlh and O
streets. About forty members, wero
present and spent a very eujvalile
ovonlng In performing many of tho
old-timo Valentino stunts.
' Among othoV things,, each person;
was fined ono cent for calling any of
those prepont by tiny save their Chris
tian name, and jf nicknames had be;
longed to those "present when at Peru,
it was requiredthat tho nicknames bo
Every member of the club expressed
ther resentment regarding tho recent
action of tho Board of Education
Toward President Crabtree of Po.ru,
but it is strongly feared that nothing
caq bo done to hold Prosldont Crab-
.tree in Tjisposltlon. '
After unique refreshments wero
served, each ono was required to de
sign an original, valentine and comt
pose a short poem suitable for, their
Baked beans, baked on the premise
and aervoOhqt with delicious brpwo
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CHANCELLOR AVERY CONFERS
DEQREE8 AND CERTIFICATES.
ADWtfSS1 IY VICTOR R0SEWAKR
Editbr of Omaha Bee Speaks on the
"Combat With Ignorance" Sev
eral -Excellent -Numbers---By
With a charter day oration by Hon.
Victor HoBewater of Omaha, tho an
nual mld-wintor commencement exor
cises wero held in tho emple theater
last evening. Chancellor Avory con
ferred tho degreos upon the candidates
presented by tho deans of the various
Following the invocation music was
rendered by a quartet composod of
Professor and Mrs. Sonant, Arthur
Nsblt and Miss Cutler. Mr.' Uoso
water tljen spoko ou "Tho Combnt
With Ignorance Wth Special Itorer
enco to the Modern Newspaper." Ho
assigned an Important pari of modern
uplift to tho daily press. '
Pjoliowlng aro tho candidates upon
whom degrees, wero couferrcd:
Tho .collogo of arts and-scIcncos
Bachelor of Artt Mary Elizabetl Stin-
Tho teachers' collogo bachelor of
arts, 'Mabel Jeannotlo Faus.
The college of engineering bachel
ors of sconcc, KJpjiuAkagi, yiljiam
powit Blanchard, wiil(a.n F.tChfdQup
jtu, Arthur Everctto Ingorsoll, Frank
Wnrron, Jobnson,CUnrl6a Edwnrd Mil
er, Martin Ernst Striotor, Ilarry
Lloyd' Unland, Vincento Pio Villanue-
va. Rupert H Irani Balloy. I
Tho collego of -law -Bacholor of
laws Oscar ,mrJ L Cpnfk. Archlbjild
Manloy Smith. .i "'
, The grnduato collego Masters of
arte, Honry Vnltor Barre, B. S., 1905,
Clemson College, B. Sc, 1007, Tho
ynlvorslty of Nebraska; EllorylCnap
ton Filos, B.So., 1908, Nphraska "Won
leyan University. '
r Cfthdldates tor certificates Univor
sity teachers certjflpata, Ruby Bsirno
bey, English literature' and rhetoric;
University School of Music, Ethel Bur-
Candidates for utato raljltriry oom
pilsslons Captains;. Arthpr EVeretto
I IngcrsolirMartin Ernst Strieter,
WILL JACK BEST GO
TD ENGLAND IN THE SUMMER
STUDENTS" TO BE
SUBSCRIPTION HAS BEEN STARTED--ALUMNAE IN THE STATE
BECOMING INTERESTED -
Will Jack Bust go to England? This
Is tho auostlou which is to bo ans
wered by tho students of Nebraska
within the next few weeks Every
member of the student body will hnvo
a chance to holp Bond Nebraska p old
nthlotlc trainer back for n vliilt to
his home land.
Yesterday plans were completed by
which it la hoped to raise the money
which will carry Jack Best to England
without any diniculty. Tho active
work of taking caro of tho subscrip-
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Nobfaskan. V. C. Hascall has chargo
of that part of tho work and had his
plans for raising tho money completed
Raised by 8tudepts.
Thn in nil nv Ik In bn rnlnnil if nnHHlhln
- jZ?r J:
nnd willing to do bo ir givon tho op
portunity. Subscriptions may bo loft
at lUp Unlvorsity Book Store, tho Co-
OjVbr at thq ofllco of the Dnjly e:
braskan The- subscription will berfi..
slriqtcd to the student body until tho
20th of March, after which time, if the
required amount Is not raised, it will
be thrown opon to tho alumnae.
'"ThTyTilQimiae, since thp publication
of tho fact that such a movement was
on foot, havo boon very nctlvo In
tlfolr support and, tho movomont will
rcocivo every possHo aid from tho
graduntcs of Nebraska. That tho
subscription wns not thrown open to
thorn at tho start was duo to tho act
that It Is believed that the students
ought to bo able to raise tho required
?:i.r0 wlhout any difficulty..
Organizations Will Contribute.
Every university organization will
bo given an opportunity to contribute
as an organization, It is planned to
havo onch fraternity, sorority and sim
ilar organizations contribute. Then
tho clubs of tho pnjvorfllty will also bo
asked to help and in addition, tho
whplo unlvorsity will bo asked .to glvo
'wh'atover each' person fells that ho or
she can toward sending Jack Best
back to his oty homo in England for
. While tho solicitation of subscrip
tions will be in tho hands of tho Dally
Nobraskan, provisions h'nVo been mado
(or a strict accounting of ovory cent
received on subscription. A commltteo
of flirqo faculty members appointed by
Iiq chancellor will liav.o charge of this
A statoment of tho amounts sub
scribed will bo published dally In tbo
columns of tho Bally Nobraakan, to
gether with tho amqupt on hand and
the amount still required. Sovoral
subscriptions aro on hand at tho pres
ent tlmo and they will .be published
with tho first publication of subscrip
Tho amount required to send Jack to
England Is not very largo 'whori com
pared witli tho number of students en
rolled at Nobraska. It has boon fig
ured out that If ovory' student at Ne
braska subscribed to the fuM it would
only tako a, subscription of "between
ten and mtoon cents from each stu
dent to send 'him across tho Atlantic
and give him a good summor vacation
AMOUNT NEEDED IS
CAN RAISE IT
PROF. LOWELL 8P0KE ON MARS
Quest of 8lgma kl Gave Instructive
Address at Temple.
"Mars is undoubtedly inhabited,"
was tho bufdon of Profossor tawoU's
address Monday ovonlng boforo the
honorary scientific fraternity, Sigma
Professor Lowoll Is n member of
tho faculty of tho. Massachusetts In
stitute of Technology and is rogarded
by tho scientific world as an astron
omor of n excoptlonnlly high order.
It whs by moans of his monoy that
tho PIoBBtnlt observatory In Arizona
ivana hull) nii.1 tii unn 1. I.. t. -l
...... uum. t.liu ill Jftwouili, UU in tllU BUIU
owner nnd mnnngor of this observa
tory. In an oxhnustivo discourse, luvolvt
ing many scientific phrases and tech
nical wordB, Professor Lowoll dis
closed many strong facta rolativo to
tho planet Mars. Tho primary intent
of his lecture wao to provo conclut
slveiy that Mars is Inhabited a,
theory that has been much discussed
InSfcacanryttarfl. , -
At tho beginning of his talk, Pro
fespor Lowell briefly summarized tho
history of planetary Investigation and
from conclusions made from past
drawings and records, ho drow a strlk
tho great similarity oxisting betwoon
former theories and present facts con
That tho people inhabiting Mars are
a progressive, highly doroloped race
was an additional theory advanced in
tho coureo of Professor Lowell's ad
dress. To sustain this contention ho
pointed to tho increasing rapidity in
the construction of cannls now taking
placo on Mars. Ho declared that the
peculiar phenomenon appearing on
tho surfaco of Mars, which is thought
by some scientists to bo a numbor of
distinct cannls, wns an oasjs formed ,
by tho ovorllow of thousands of irri
gation canals. Professor Lowejl ac
companied his locturo with sterooptl
con vlows of 'photographs qnd draw
ings of Mars takon by him at Flag
CLUi ELECTS. OFFICERS.
Agricultural Men Hold Meeting and
Eject Leaders fer This -Semester.
.The Agricultural CRib hold its regu
lar .meeting Saturday night V. 8,
Culver and Mr. Jessoli road papers.
Tho following officers woro -elected
for this semester:
President, Howard Qramllch; vice
president, Ray H. Camp; secrotary,
"VI11 Forbos; treasurer, H. P. .Young.
VIOLIN RECITAL TOMORROW.
Mrs. Silence Dales Knapp at Convo
cation. ' -The
program for tomorrow's convo
cation,, as announced yesterday is to
be a violin recital by Mrs. SUenco
Dales Knapp.1 Mrs. Knapp has p-'
po'ared before tho ublvorslty public, a ,
qu'mberVf tfniea and-has sever failed
txf'recelve hearty xokmeiidaUoB.
The Program' follows t,4tf .
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And'aiW ffomJ'fti.'fth 'doncertb -; "
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Vision , .'., , '.DrdTa
Mrs. Louise Zumwiakle, plaHlst.
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