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VoL IX. No. 130.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN7WEDNESDAY, MAY 4. 1910.
Price 5 Cents.
MUST VACCINATE OR VACATE
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NO HIGH SCHOOL FETE DM
FOH FRIDAY MO SATURDAY
NOTICES SENT TO ALL HIGH
SCHOOLS OF STATE
ATHLETIC MEET AND DEBATE PROBABLY HELD LATER-FRATERNITY
PARTIES AND INNOCENTS AND "N" MEN'S BANQUET,
CALLED OFF-DEBATE IS ARRANGED
Hierh School 'Foto Day has I
been postponed. This is another
result of- tho smallpox scare. The
'authorities yesterday decided that
rather 'than have a number of
high school students come to Lin
coln next Friday and'oxposo
' themselves to tho dangers of th'o
discobu, it would be advisable to
postpone the atliletic meet and
too debate.
Notices have been sent to "all
tho high schools who had entered
contestants. No other dao has
as yet been selected. Tho
t Schoolmasters' Club will meet in
Lincoln Friday night and a final
date will bo set at that time. It
lis probable that the meot will bo
held in Lincoln, although there
woro rumors afloat yesterday to
tho effect that tho meet would be
held in somo other city. Dr.
Clapp ' said yesterday that he
thought tho athletic meet would
be Held in Lincoln on May 20.
Rushing Parties.
High School Foto Day has for
the, past few years been one of
the most important days of the
year for tho fraternities. It is
the, one day in tho year that is
set apart for tho rushing of men
wh6 are likely to enter tho uni
versity tho, following; fall. Thus,
on Feto Day the fraternities are
enabled to got a lino on mate
rial for tho following year.
This year all oi the Greek let
ter organizations had arranged
for. rushing parties on Friday
night. In fact, Friday and Sat
urday were destined to bp days
of great aotivity among tiio fra
ternity men. Dances, parties and'
banquets must bo palled, off. ToU
ograms must be sontvto tho pros
, pectiv'o rushecs and their desir-
, ability as fraternity material
will, remain ,anunknown quantity
until next fall.
The banquet that .'had :bdon ar
""1'anged by the Innocents and
4fN" men for ho visiting ntW
letes lias bpen postponed. More
than likoly tho banquet will bo
giveq -if the meet is hold in Lin
coln at a later date. All other
'iuTairs that woro being arrangod
.for tho cntortainmont of .'tiio vis-.
jtors have also been postponed.
An Annual Affair.
Tho final debate ,oi; the Nebrasr
ka Highr School Debating League,
wliich was postponed, will have
jo bo held latoiv This league is
tho largost interscholastic organ
ization in tho United States whoso
aim is. tho promotion of tho sci
.once, and art of argumentation
and debato, This is the -thirft an.
nual debate of the league, which
always holds its finals on High
chpol Fete Day, whon all of the
high schools of tho state take a
day ofl! and como to Lincoln 'to
bo guests of the University of
'Nebraska.
Each of the winning schools in
tho district contests will have a
representative present to com
pote for the championship of the
state. This honor waswon first
in 1908, when tho league was or
ganized with a membership' of
thirty schools, by Arthur Andor
son of Wahoo, Mark C. Ilar
greavo of Wymore getting second
olaco, and Miss, Isabel Oldham of
Kearney and Clayton Burke of
Ord dividing third honors. Last
year Clifford Itadcliffo of Sidney
was awarded the championship
by Prof. Fred M. Fling, Prof. J.
13. Le Rossiguol and Prof. CA.
Vernier of the university. Paul
Good of Wahoo was second and
Harvey Hess of Hebron third.
District championship winners
this year are Geneva Ashland,
Valentine, Alliance, Hastings,
Wyiorc. (for the third successive
yoar), Beaver City, Kearney, Bro
ken Bow and Plattsmouth or
Wahoo. The following summar
izes the results of the district do-
bates which began early in Feb
ruary; -
k, District Championship Schools.
Central Geneva, winner ' from
Friend, which defeated Grafton,
Osceola and Sutton, which won
from GraftoiK
East-Central Ashland, winiiflL
Pi'Ani rTiiUrnxaifir PlnnA liir ,lnP.ilf
and from Seward which. defeated
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Syracuse.
Northern Valentine, winner
from O'Neill wlficlT defeated At
kinson. - - .
Northwestern Alliance, win
ner from Sidney and from Cliad
ron which defeated Crawford
which won from Gordon' which
defeated ltushvillc.
Southern Hastings, winner
frpm Edgar .and from"' Hebron
which defeated Fairfield., x
Southeastern -r- Wymore, s win
ner from Auburn which defeated
Nebraska Cjty , and Falls City
whi6h won from Stella and ajso
from Humboldt which won from
Pawnee City.
Southwestern Beaver Ctyy,
winner from Franklin Academy
and from $TcCodk which defeat
ed Trenton. ;,, , t
AVcstorn. Kearney, winner
from Nin'th Platte! f ".
West-Central Tho champion
twill bo either ; Plattsmouth, the
winner from Fremont and Blair
or Wahoo, the winner fr,om David
City.-
Northern-T-The championship if
undocided. Albibn has dofeated
St, Ethvard, and Pierce has de
feated Creighton and also Ran
dolph which won from Wayne.
Samo Question.
Tho question which ' has boon
used in all the district contests
and wliich will bo used in the
final as well is, "Resolved, That
labor unions are in The whole,
benoficialj' '
Tho officers of tho loaguo, in
chargo . of tho championship de
bato arc:
President, Prof. M. M. Fogg,
uinvorMiiy oi iNcorasica; secro--
tary-trcasurcr, Supt. C. A. MoTir
innn, Atkinson; district doctors
central district, Supt. J. C.
Mitchell, Friond; east central,
Supt. E. K Lackoy, Syracuse;
eastern, Supt. C. L. Walton, Wa
hoo.; northern, Supt. Colia Gorby.
O'Neill; north central, Supt. I. G.
Wilson, Albion ; northwestern,
Supt. D. W. Hayes, Alliance;
southern, Supt. S. II. Thompson.
Hastings; southeastern, Supt. R.
L. Hoff, Humboldt; southwestern,
Supt. AV. T. Davis, Beaver City;
western, Supt. II. E. Bradford,
Kearney; west central, Supt. B.
E. Yodor, Ravenna.
Professor Fogg was the orig
inator of the league and has been
the one to whom more than any
one else is due the success of tho
league, IIo hus been in charge
of all the dobates this year and
will probably be again elected to
head the league the coming year.
Order of Speaking.
Yesterday afternoon the order
of speaking in the debato was
fixed by lot. Tho drawing of lots
was clone by Professor Fogg,
Profv II. IC. Wolfe and Registrar
Harrison. Tho result was as fol
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Affirmative "
1. Broken Bow.
2. Wymore.
3. Geneva. '"'
4. AKhland.
5. Wahoo ov Plattsmouth.
6. Hastings.
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3. Wahoo or Plattsmouth.
4. Kearney. " s
a. Alliance. . . . .,.-,....
The last of tho district debates
was held last night at' Wahoo.
David Citywa3 defeated by Va
Iioo. The jutlgcs woreTrof. Q.
0. "Virtue, department of econom
ics in tlnmniversity ; Prof! Ed
win1 Maxoy of the law depart
ment, and Albert Watkins.
NAME LEFT OUT.
Ohauner Should Be? in List of
Candidafefc
In the list 'of 'candidates pub
lished in yesterday's Daily No
braskan ' over the signature of
Dr. Clapp, tho name of W. F.
Chauner was accidentally omit
ted. The error was made through
a mistake in the composing room.
Chauner makes tho twelfth cpn
jdidatofor tho university athloti
board.
Baked beans, baked ,on the
nrcmises ancj served 'hot. with dc
'icious brown'' bread, 10cf a Thr
Boston' Lunch. '''' , , ,
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COMPULSORY
VACCINATION
ORDER Of THE MONTIES
PRECAUTION JMUST BE TAKEISU
WITHIN TWO. DAYS
THIEE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
DREAD DISEASE AND DRASTIC MEASURES ARE ' v
TAKEN TO CHECK IT
"Within, a few days a certifl-
cato of vaccination or permit
will bo roquired for all students
attending university olasses. Stu-'
donta may be vaccinated today
from 9 to 12 a. m. and 2 to 5
p. m. University womon will bo
vaccinated in tho woman's study
room in University Hall, and tho
men in 310 Nebraska Hall.1'
The spread of the dread dis
easo smallpox has reached a
crisis. The university authori
ties have been battling bravely
for the past few days in an at
tempt to stamp out the foul fiend.
But their efforts have been to no
avail. Yesterday it was learned
that moro now cases among;, the.
students had" .devoloptfcand that
drastic action must beckon at
once. Immediately tho' in tor-high
school othlotic meet and tho state
Tngh school championship debate
were indefinitely postponed. This
action was followed by tho issu
ing of two bulletins by the au
thorities in charge of tho cam
paign against the dread disease.
The first bulletin was read to the
various classes throughout tlio
university this morning. At least
Jihat was tho intention of the au
thorities when they were issued.
In several classes this was not
done, and oven by 11 o'clock pro
fessors did not cohiply with the
instructions of the first bulletin,
that they were to be read before
the members of their classes.
The second notice, which was
issued about 11 o'clock this morn
ing-, gave notice that it is advis
able that all students who- have
notbe vaccinated during tlio past
year bo vaccinated at once, or at
lonst consult a physician. Ar
rangements have been mado for
free vaccination on the campus.
All university, womon may be vac
cinated in room 7, Nebraska Ilall,
by Dr. Inoz. ?hilbrick and Dr,
Daisy. ITanseii, wlulo Dr. Wyman
and Dr. Waito will vaccinate all
men who come to them in room
310, Nobraska Hall. '
L Compulsory Vaccination. ,
Iast evoning Chancellor Avery
conferred with tho city health of
ficial in regard to. the action the
university authorities should take
in checking tho spread of the
smallpox opidemic. It was decid
ed that all' the students should
be vaccinated; T'his, means that
a compulsory 'general vaccination
rule has been established. The
bureau for vaccination which was
established will bo continued.
Thoso of tho student body who
have strenuous objections ,of sul
m
mitting to the operation have f
chance to evade the ruling. Ar-
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INFECTED YFSTFfinY RY'tHr
rangemonts have boon mado for
tho issuing of certificates to thoso
of tho university students- who
are vaccinated and thoso who aj& . '
not will be granted permits, but
theso permits will only bo issuod
to thoso studonts who nrnspnt
themselves to Dr. ninmi nr nmn
other riorson each rhiv.
.This rulo must bo comnlied
with,, as after two 'days nov stu
dent in the university will bo al
lowed to attend classes unless
thoy aro ablo to presont oithor a
certificate or a permit. This rulo
will bo strictly complied with in
every respect . and no atudont
without either paper will bo al
lowed to attend classes. Tho
proposition of dismissing classes
throughout tho university was
nlso discussed at this .meeting,,
but it was decided that if this
action was taken that tho stu
dents will depart for their homes
over tho state and in that way
spread the infection. As tho uni
versity has no power to compel
students to remain tho city if
class woro dismissed, this prop- -osit:on
was vetoed. . -
New Additions.
Yestor'day three now additions
were mado to the list of tho uni
versity studonts at the pest house
Tho first student to. be taken to
tio hospital was Michael J.
Hughes, who rooms at 245 South
Fiftconth street. Hughes is 7a
member of the senior class and
has a prominent part in tho senior
class play, and his absence will
hinder tho workof the nlav com-
Imitteo to a great extent. It. II. '
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vyrninoy was another university .
student who was laircn to tho iso
lation hospital to join tho univer- ;
fiity colony already there. ., .,
Tho first university woman to '
bo infected by tho' diseaso was
Mrs. Wolfe. She attended classes .
yesterday morning, and in, 'tho ,
afternoon she went to tho vac-'
cination bureau in Nebraska ilall
to bo vaccinate After awaiting
her turn to undergo tho opera- '
tion it was discovered that she
was already suffering from the
disoase, and was .irafmediately"
confined to a room in tho builds .
ing until she could bo taken to
the hospital. All university girls -,
have been cautioned to take ex-.
tra care against tho spreaa1 6f '
tho diseaso, and yesterday twenty-five
girls-were vaccinated, by ,
Dr. Daisy Hansen and Dr. Inez'
Philbrick, who have chargo ,,'of,
the bureau in Nebraska HaU forfc
university women.
Inspection HandictppwL "
"Not satisfied with causing Fete '"
Day being postponed, thd dread,
, Continued on Pafee 4 H :
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