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Vol. X. No. 11
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1910.
Price 5 Cents.
COYOTES ARE HERE TODAY
NEBRA8KA V8. 80UTH DAKOTA
AT 3:30 P. M.
EVERY MAN Y 003D CONDITION
THE DAK0TAN8' 8TRENGJH ESTI
MATED FROM GOPHER GAME.
Rooters Are Asked to Occupy
Rooters', Section and Make
Up for Last Week.
Nebraska Position 8o. Dakota
Chauner L. T C. Coffee
Bhonka L. T Barrett
Elliott L. G Lyons
Collins C ., Potts
Hornberger R. G Downing
Temple R. T Brown
Lofgren R. E Saunders
Warner. .Q. B P. Coffee
E. Frank L. H Thackaberry
O. Frank R. H Shuks
Rathbone F. B Smith
Today at 3:30 tho Cornhuskers will
moot tho Coyotes on Nebraska field
for tho second football gamo of tho
Every man who will go into the
game today la In tho best of condi
tion. So far none of tho rosulnrs
have been Injured In tho slightest, al
though somo of tho scr.lmmago work
this week has been hot and heavy.
Coach Colo put his squad through
an easy afternoon yesterday, satisfied
with tho result of his work since last
While nothing Is known of South
Dakota's strength "this year, tho root
orB aro basing their estimate on tho
result of tho Minnesota gamo, South
Dakota 0, Minnesota 17, and aro ex
pecting tho Dakotans to put up a real
Both In signal practlco and scrim
mage tho Nebraskans look fine. Tho
now rules aro becoming more and
more familiar as time goes on and
the now formations go through with a
precision that Is beautiful to Beo.
Today's gamo will seo tho first trial
of a new scheme of Identification.
Each player has a largo white number
on his back which can bo seen from
ono end of tho field to the other.
Following are the players by num
ber: 1, Chauner; 2, Skdnlm; 3, El
liott; 4, Collins; 5, Hornberger; 6,
Temple; 7, Lorgron; 8, Warner; 9,
O. Frank; 10, Rathbone; 11, E.
Frank; 12, Minor; 13, Sturmor.
Those are all tho numbers that have
been given out.
The list of 'varsity candidates who
have been given tho signals to date,
aside from tho names already given,
Is "as follows: Buol, guard; Froltag,
guard and center; Stelk, guard; An
derson, end; Balderson, end; Gutbor
let, guard and tackle; Russell, end;
Seidell, full; Sturmer, tackle; Has
call, quarter; Gibson, full; Harmon,
guard; Minor, end and quarter; El
well, half; Ray, guard.
Colo is pleased at tho showing
made by Seidell, who has not been In
tho game before this year. Ho pluys
a good game at full and may bo given
a chance today to show what he
The cheer loaders want to see
ovory Btudent of tho University who
likes good rooting perched up o'n a
bench In tho rooters', section to make
up for tho rooting that was not done
last Saturday. The rooting last week
was not all it might have been and a
fc bo'tor showing is desired for today.
fV TTrtlvnrRltv elrln are Invited to make
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U80 of tho girls' rest room m Me
morial hall during thoT afternoon be
fore tho gamo. It will bo open until
a few minutes before tho gamo starts
so that any girl deciding to go at. tho
last minute will And a lady member
of tho faculty at tho rcBt room to act
Tho letter received from South Da
kota gave very meager Information,
4-tolllng absolutely nothing of tho team
excepting tho names of tho playors.
It gavo no weights and no nameB
aside from tho eleven men who were
expected to start the game.
Debaters to Discuss the Question of
Twenty-six contestants for places
on tho debato squad aro already en
tered for tho preliminaries to bo hold
today.- Four additional men have en
tered since tho last list was published
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W. F. CHAUNER
The Scrappy Little End Who Knows How to Receive Passes
W. A. VaBoy, Law, '11, Beatrlco, E.
P. Snyder, '13, Council Bluffs; J. W.
Jones, Jr., Law, 12, McCook; I. J. An
drews, Law, '12, Lincoln. Tho ques
tion Is, "Resolved, That tho movement
of organized labor for tho closed shop
deserv-eo tho -support of public
Eleven men will argue for tho closed
shop and fifteen will speak agalnBt It.
Tho debates will bo held today In
Memorial hall, from 9:15 to 11:30 In
tho morning and from 1 to 2 ihlB after
noon, and are open to the public. Tho
speeches will be limited to seven min
utes each. Tho Judges will bo mem
bers of the faculty.
CHANGE IN MEETINGS.
Student's Debating Club to Assemble
A business meeting of tho students
debating club was held last Wednes
day evening to formulate plans for the
coming year. Tho meeting was called
to order by President Andrews. A
committee was appointed last year
to recommend certain changes in the
constitution. As chairman of thlB com-
jmitteo, H. E. Dixon made his report.
It was decided to hold meetings here
after on Wednesday evening at eight
o'clock. Tho next meeting will bo
hold In U 10G on October 12. All In
terested in promoting tho debating
work aro urged to como.
Tho students of Clark Qollego will
form a good government club, named
after the late President Carroll D.
Wright. The club is to discuss ques
tions of government, working largely
through committees, which will make
THE FAESHMENjREAK LOOSE
THREE CANDIDATES. 8TART THE
PURDY. EPPERSON AND 01LMORE
TWO ENGINEERING 8TUDENT8
dPPOSE AN ACADEMIC.
Interest In the Sophomore Class Cen
ters In Olympics No Candi
dates Opposo Sears.
"CharlcB Epperson, a young man
from Clay Center, Is out for the presi
dency of tho 'frcBhles.' Active part
In high school last year, has good
knowledge of law, bright fellow, good
Tho nbovo brief was handed to a No
braskan reporter yesterday by an en
terprising young freshman, who sum
moned up courage enough to bring
tho slip of paper down to tho editor
ial rooms. Ho loft orders for tho No
braskan man to "wrlto this out as you
seo t," and went on his way rojoic
ing.- Epperson is a six year law stu
dent, who is at this tlmo registered
In tho science and arts college. Ho
was prominent in his high school at
'The Candidates Out.
Two engineering students are now
in tho raco for tho first year, honors.
Three candidates camo, out, all In
ono day, after an extended political
drouth. Leonard Purdy of Beatrice,
and William Gilmoro of Nebraska City
aro tho two engineering men who
Jumped into tho flro yesterday. Tho
engineering students will bo split up
for the flrBt timo..Whlch man will re
ceive tho endorsement of tho first year
shop men? This seems .to be tho vi
tal question of the hour. Both men
aro said to be popular with tho class
men from their towns, but neither
candidate Has boasted of what ho ex
pects to do when tho counting day
dawns. - -
Purdy Some Athlete.
Leonard Purdy of Beatrice, Nob.,
was tho first man of the three to have
his name circulated about the qampus.
He is n .graduato of Beatrice high
school where ho played football for
the full number of years allotted to a
high school player. Ho is a strong
man' in athletics, being the star of the
froEhman team 'and tho hepo of the
9rst year men In their fight for the
class championship this, year. Purdy
1b tho promising man, who may be
seen any evening giving tho regulars
a big scaro out on tho Hold. Ills
friends claim that ho will mako a good
Nebraska City Man Announced.
William P. Gilmoro of Nebraska
City, Is tho other man who camo
down in tho storm of presidential as
pirants yesterday. Gilmoro 1b nn ox
Pom man and a graduate of NobrftH
ka Cty hgh school. Ho was promnent
as a debater and athloto at Nebraska
City. Last season Gilmoro was chosdn
half-back on tho all-Nebraska foot
ball team, which tho NcbraBkan re
porter has beon informed wob careful
ly picked, B. M. Chorrington bolng
ono of tho committee. Gilmoro 1b an
engineering student. Ho entered tho
university at tho opening of this bo
mostor. Ho has a goodly following.
Sears still lias his own way In tho
Bophoraoro class, but overy day now
rumors break forth regarding some
now possibility. Several men nro
known to bo considering entering tho
racoi but It is genorally bollovcd that
Sears will have tho whole-hearted sup
port of tho classmen,
ClaBs harmony will bo preserved at
all odds, because of tho nearness of
tho Olympics, tho annunl class scrap
with tho freshmen. Tho class of 1013
wero dofeated last year and are de
termined to work togother this year
with a hard fight in sight. No doflnito
plans, however, can bo laid until aftor
tho election, when a committee will
bo appointed to engineer tho cam
paign. Politics in tho Bophomoro class
aro almost at a standstill. Sears,
however, will undoubtedly bo tho
choice of the class, unless Bomo ex
ceptionally promising black chargor
should como In at a handicap on tho
The University Republican club
will meet Tuesday night at 8 o'clock
at the Republican County Central
Committee room in the Llndell hotel
on M street. Election of officers, and
speeches by candidates. All Repub
licans como out.
A Nebraska "Whirl-wind" All by
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GAS MAY BE PRODUCED
TE3T8 BEING MADE ON 8HALE
DEP08IT8 NEAR FAIRBURY.
OFFICIAL REPORT IS BEINO MAM
THE GEOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
WORKING ON THE PROILEM.
May Mean a Big "Boam" for State
of Nebraska Exaot Data Is
Tho University of NobraBka geo
logical department is at prosont per
forming somo very valuablo tests
upon Bhalo dopoBlts dlBcovorcd near
Pnlr-biiry, Nebraska. A d6tailcd Bum
mary of this Investigation will short
ly bo subject to publication, but until
such n report rocolvos a warrantablo
sclontlflc verification, no official ro
markB will bo -mado.
During tho lattor part of last Au
gust, bituminous shales from GraneoB
formntlon, nenr Falrbury, t wero re
ported to Nebraska Unlvorslty au
thorities to bo gas producing. Ac
cordingly, Prof. N. A. Bongston, un
der tho dlroctlon of. Professor Condra
of tho geological department, visited
tho scono of probablo action for tho
oxcIubIvo purrqao of Btudying tho de
posits and collecting a roprdBontatlvo
numbor of samples. .
A Critical Test.
Slnco that date, thoso samplos havo
been undorgolng a critical tost Tho
first supposition that tho shales wero
gas producing was oaslly verified.
Tho second characteristic that tho
gas contained illuminating qualities
was llkowlso duly proved. Farther
than this, howevor, tho authorities
will only conjocturo. Upon tho ono
nil-Important fact that tho shalos may
bo capablo of producing a sufficient
quantity of gns to guarantoo it good
commercial possibilities, tho scien
tists In chargo of tho investigation
rofuso to commit thomBolvos.
Tho department Justifies their non
committal attitude by tho following
"Somo of tho shale samplos in
question yielded fairly good rosults,
but no oxact data Is availablo bo
cauBo of tho Insufficient numbor of
tests performed up to this tlmo. If
posBlblo, nn officially verified roport
will bo given to tho press In a fow
Located Near Falrbury.
Tho doposits under discussion aro
located about six miles north of Falr
bury. It njny bo assured that lntenso
Intorost and excitement Is provnlent
among Falrbury citizens pending tho
sclontlflc, analysis which is being ap
plied to their shale samples. Tho
pubJ1iiftion of. exact data that these
deposits do contain commercial qual
ities will evidently bo a "boom" to
their city. The stock In tho gas-to-be
In tho shale territory Is very fluctuat
ing, though, for various "sclontlflc"
reports havo been issued; oho to tho
effect that experiments showed a re
sult of 10,500 cubic feet of gas to
tho ton of shale. If such a condition
roally existed, tho possessor ' of the
deposits could easily claim a fortune
t 1 t T wp t p f r r
. All University students' are re- $
$ quekfed to correct their ad-
dresses at the Registrar's office
at once. This Is Important, and
all the men and women of the .
University are expected to1-do
this. The University directory
Is made up from the addresses
In the office, and the Y. M. CVA.
desires that' the directory bt oar.
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