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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
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The Daily Nebraskan
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THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1910.
' Tho latest addition to comet fash
ions lias bcon furnished by Halloy'B
comet. It now appears without a tail.
It evidently borrowed tho Idea from
tho tadpolo' Nothing llko being up-to-dato.
' Christopher ColumbliB and Bonja
inln 'Franklin aro charged with being
iho first and second hoboes to sot foot
on American Boil. Horo's something
boBldos chopping down cherry trees
for tho youngor generation to Emulate.
Tho notion of tho nthletlc board in
standing by tholr convictions on tho
matter of baseball eligibility is the
only stand for thorn to take. If a Jew
of the other collogcs with tho same
convictions will assert thom a reform
movement may bo effected.
' If tho present tendoncy at Missouri
-to limit tho strolling places of tho
"atrolly" Inclined students to fre
quented places strengthens wo may
expect a hlrod band of professional
"frequenters" to bo stationed In all of
those beautiful lanes on balmy even
Did you over vonturo on tho north
ampus after" dark? Wo havo never
had that experience, but vague rumors
ire coming in of misfortunes which at
tended thoso who havo. Ono man
ovon assorts that ho entored that part
of tho campus at" 0 o'clock In tho
evening and becamo bo liopoleBsly lost
that ho had to camp until tho soft
gray dawn could light his footsteps. A
candlo set In a lamp chimney would
bo an Improvement over tho present
lighting system injuso thoro.
LET US 8ING.
Music, they say, has tho power to
charm tho savage' boast Wo do not
give this as a reason for tho call for
Ivy Day songs, but merely to Illustrate
tho power of music. Scarcely any
function Is completo without music.
No colleges aro without It. I
At Nebraska, the call for songs has
been 'stronger and moro persistent this
year than ever beforo. 'The university
is awakening. Nebraska songs, songs
- for every Nebraska occasion, songs of
all kinds, ultimately a book of songs,
'will bind tho students, both -In and
out of tho university, closer than ever
before to tho old "Alma Mater." Lot
DDE8T PLAY EVER PRE8ENTED.
Microbes -and Bugs Characters In
The oddest play ever produced In
Amorica 1b to bo presented this wook
at tho University of Wisconsin. All
of tho characters aro microbes, or
bugs as they aro familiarly known by
tho members of tho bactorlologlcal de
partment of tho Btato university. The
play depicts In brief tho history of
tho war of tho gormB of tho world
ngalnBt tho human race, and tho deci
sion of gormland to oxtormlnato man
kind, but tho action Includes tho love
affair of Teddy Tuborclo and Bessie,
tho stenographer. Tho play Is boing
presented at tho wish of Dr. M. P.
Ravonoh, tho American who contonded
that Dr. Koch of Berlin was wrong in
his thoory that bovlno tuborculosis Is
not communlcablo to tho human body.
8peclmcn of 8llver Tree.
Tho department 6f botany is in re
ceipt of a boautiful specimen of tho
loaf of tho silver treo from South Af
rica. Tho specimen was sent to Dr.
Bosaey by MIbs Alta Johnson, a for
mer student at Nebraska, who Is
teaching In South Africa.
Plcnio Breakfast Committee.
Tho freBhman picnic breakfastfeom
mlttoe will meot today at 11:30 in the
library building. It is planned to defi
nitely line up tho whole affair at this
timo and, a full attendanco 1b desired.
HORACE B. ENGLISH,
Down and see me on the Ha,t
No argument; I've got the new
days ahead of the rest. I am a
Look me up.
Chancellor to Columbus.
Chancellor Avery leaves today for
Columbus, whoro ho will speak be
foro tho stato convention of commer
Is an Expert on Beets.
J. B. Warron, '98, 1b now employed
In tho sugar boot industries of Holly,
Colo. Ho Is employed as an export in
diseases of beets.
Revised Catalogue of Plants.
N. P. Peterson, a former student of
tho university, now at Baton Rouge,
Louisiant, has sent a revised cata
logue of Nebraska plants to tho de
partment at Nebraska for revision.
WILD 8PELLINQ AT MICHIGAN.
Professor Tells of English as "8he Is
Writ" at Ann Arbor.
"Ho Bat In tho hot son" now wasn't
that" a terrible affliction to como to a
professor In the University of Mich
igan in an examination paper? Or
Txow would you, llko this: "His heart
was filled with whoo"? isn't that
enough to stop even a hoart?
Theso skeletons In tho spojling
closet of several of tho prominent
families represented in tho different
engineering classes ,wero rocently laid
bare In a written 'examination given
by Mr. H. A. Kenyon before a meet
ing of tho Schoolmasters' Club. Mr.
Kenyon told tho story In an address
entitled, "Some "Wild Spellings I Havo
It Beems that tho Btudents of the
University of Michigan can do other
things bettor than -thejr can spell.
Mr. Kenyon cited other instances
where English as "writ" was terribly
disfigured. For instance, many of the
same sixty-four papers contained tho
word "weary" spelled "worry." ThlB
examination occurred two months ago,
and there is "still ono work In the
papers' that Mr. Kenyon is studying
over, tho word "myBlly." Beforo tho
i j O CLOCK 6
ond of tho year, If Mr. Kenyan la
unablo to Btudy it out, ho is going
to beg tho student to tell him Just
what ho really did intend that word
Four sots of examination papers
woro handled by Mr. Kenyori at the
cIobo of tho laBt someBter. Threo of
Uiobo sets were final "quizzoB," and
tho students writing theso papers rep
resonted all classes in tho engineering
department, a majority of thom under
classmen. Out of sixty-four papers,
but threo woro written without errors.
Others ranged from ono to twenty
four misspelled wordB. Good studonts
mado as many as six to twelve
mistakes each In spelling. In all
thero woro 322 mistakes mado in the
Tho speaker classified the1 mistakes
thus:. Mlstakos duo to carelessness,
analogy or Ignorance; misapplied;
duo to faulty articulation; mistakes
duo to an attempt at elegance; uso of
similar or similarly' pronounced words,
correct themselves, but incorrectly
used; original phonetic spelling; real
ly original spelling, which could not
bo placed In any of tho abovo dlvt
8lons. Detroit Journal.
Spring training for tho Quaker track
and crew candidates began this week,
forty-four men being taken on. Until
next Monday only supper will bo
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seventeen baseball men, all three
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