The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, October 14, 1910, Image 1

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Vol. X.. No. 15:
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1910.
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6ILM0RE ELECTED PRESIDENT
NEBRASKA CITY MAN DEFEAT8
EPPERSON AND PURDY.
IATES -PRESIDES. AT THE MEETING
CHANCELLOR AVERY OVERCOMES
FEARQF FIRST YEAR MEN.
.New President of Freshman Clue an
Engineer Also Prominent Foot
ball Player Alto Debates.
jsJJVllUam 'P. Gilmoro -of Nobraska
City was yesterday eloctod president
of tho freshman-class. His oppononts
woro,CharleB.EpperBon-ot Clay Confer
and Xconartl-Purdy'of Beatrlco. Less
than two hundred classmen attended
tho mooting ,wlhch waB hold after tho
football rally.
' This is tho last of tho 'presidential
elections In tho four classes for this
semester. Thero was no small amount
of enthusiasm shown for So small a
gathering. When tho different candi
dates eritered tho room their support
era gave lusty cheers for them.
Chancellor AVery 8peaks.
; Chancellor Avery called tho meot-
Ing to order. . He was cordially re
jcelved by tho first year students. Tho
chancellor explained to tho freshmen
fthat it was both advantageous and
proper that the president or the junior
class should bo placed In charge of the
Initial meeting of tho first year fltu--dents.
' Ho said in part: "In all of tho east
ern colleges of which I have learned,
and I have been informed regarding
v several. of thoso institutions, it is an
Sold tradition that tho Juniors" always
aro particular friends of tho froBhmen,
who in. turn accept their friendship.
In tho same way the seniors and
sophomores are friends." Ho wont on
' to explain that while this waB only a
tradition, that it was good to keep
closo to the traditions which have
'proven their worth. "Ho introduced
President Bates, of the junior class as
tho presiding ofllcer, 'find assured the
v,froshmen. that he would be an tmpar-
tial official.
Bates Presides.
Bates was greeted with cheers whon
ho aroso to take charge. Before tho
mooting thero had been a feeling of
uncertainty regarding tho matter of
a member of another claBS presiding
at a meeting of the class of 1914.
This fear, howovor, was banished from
their ypung minds when tho chancel
lorJhtroda'c'pdBateB. Upper classmen
wore notrpermltted to remain in the
room to witness tho proceedings.
" ILeonard Purdy of Beatrice was tho
first nominee William Gilmoro was
then nominated ns "Bill" GUmore.
Charles Epperson of Clay Center was
tho last man to bo named. All of the
candidates wore called upon for short
speeches. Thoy responded to tho de
mand. Thero was a big demonstra
tion from tho Epperson forces when
ho finished his speech. It" seemed rea
sonable that ho would poll a big vote.
The other two men wore given ap
plause and- the customary "threo
cheers.' . f
. Two Ballots Taken.
,Tho first ballot showed a total vote
of 168xballots. This was considered
as a very small vote for a freshman
election, whoro thero are about 500
students in the class; Epperson was
in thenload, . The figures for tho first
ballot showed tho following vote:
" ppersQHt . .,....,,,.. ,. .00.
Glimore .69 "
Purdy,.,. .....49
A second ballot was taken, In which
apperson lost five votes and. Gllmorf'
gained forty-one, The bulletin npara
showed th,6 following figures; , , v
Glimore, . . .... . .. .100
EBnersoH .-, . , , ., . . 55
' President Glimore announced after
the mooting that ho would appoint tho
mombors of tho Olympics commlttoo
on Friday. Tho commlttoo wlll'got to
work at onco on plans for tho big class
fight. Gilmoro Is an onginooring stu
dent. Ho waB prosldont nt tho Nebras
ka City high school, whoro ho was a
mombor of tho football team and of a
debating socioty. Ho was last year
plckod as a mombor of tho all-Nebraska
high school football team.
Read all about " Saturday's football
game in the Dally Nebraskan Extra.
BREAKFAST FOR THE Y. M. C. A.
Picnic Will Be Held at the Farm Sat
urday Morning.
The socrotary of tho Y. W. C. A.
announces a plcnKs-broakfast-whlob:
:wlll. occur-Saturday" morning," Oct6bcr'
22, on tho slato farm grounds. The
oqly direct qualification 'roqulred for
thoso attending is thnt thoy bo now
mebbors-of the association; All old:
members will bo admitted aly on the
condition that thoy accompany now
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membors. It Is urged that all girls
who are Intorestod In Y. W. C. A. work
cancel all dates which may happon tq
colncldo with tho big breakfast.
"Miss Anderson, who has rcsently
returned from Alaska, will be present
at Y. M. C. A, headquarters next Tues
day and deliver a lecturo'.concornlng
her work in' Alaska. This discussion
promises to bo of much interest to all
Y. W. girls.
Read all . about 8aUirday'sfbotball
game in the Daily Nebraskan Extra.
LATIN CLUB BEGINS WORK.
Officers for Semester Elected Tuesday
y Evening.
The initial meeting of tho Latin club
was held at tho home of Professor and
Mrs. G, E. Barber, Tuesday evening,
October 11 at eight o'clock. Tho fol
lowing officers woro elected for 'tho
.coming- semester: President, "Miss
Drake; Vice president, Miss M.ungor;
secretary-treasurer, Miss Snapp. Miss
Outhouso and Miss Dufur wore olecj
ed as memboxs of tho 'executive com-
mltteo. '
Thursday morning at ten o'clock tho
executive commlttoo, composed of tut
faculty of tho Latin -department, the
president of tho club and the two
other members, met In tho office of
the Latin department. Miss .Hunter
and Miss Dralo wore named as jr,6,
gratn committee for tho coming year,
and the matter of programs' was con
sidered. New members wlll.be chosen
I ajd .elected within the coming week..
TWO RALLIES IN ONE DAY
8TUDENT8 AS8EMBLE fN 'MEMO
RIAL HALL AND AT DEPOT.
ENTHUSIASM FLOWS , FREELY
NEARLY 1,000JKEN AND WOMEN
ATTEND MORNING GATHERING.
Chancellor Avery, Professor Caldwell,
, Dr. Condra, Coach Cole, Captain
Temple and Others Speak..
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Nebraska rooters ycBtcrday rallied
to glvo tho football team a rousing
send-off with an enthusiasm that
showed' tho spirit of the school to bo
gaining 'overy year. In tho morning
at convocation hour Memorial hall
was crowded, tp Its limit by hundreds
of students who gathorod for a "root-XesU'-to
In8piroM;he -football-men lor
their coming gamo with Minnesota. At
6 o'clock In tho evening, when the
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EXTRA! EXTRA!
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN HAS MADE ARRANGEMENTS TO GE
T FULL RE8ULT3 OFTHEMEBRA8-KA-MINNE80TA GAME SATURDAY
A8 EACH PLAY 18 MADE.. AN EXTRA EDIT0 OF THE DAILY NE
BRASKAN WILL BE ON 8ALE ON THE 8TREET IMMEDIATELY AT
THE CLOSE OFTHE GAME. THISWILL CONTAIN A FULL AND ACC
URATE 8TORY OF THE ENTIRE GAME. EVERY PLAY WILL BE DE
8CRIBED IN FULL DETAIL. . .,
The Only Extra Containing a Full Description of the
Game to Be Published . in Lincoln
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team took a train for the northwest,
they were given, a "farewell whoop-'er-up"
by the cadqt bandrtireFirst Yeg
mont of cadets and several hundred
other students.
As ono man described tho morning
rally, it was an "epoch marking
event" By 11 o'clock ovory Beat In
the hall was taken and those who'
came late had to stand at tho doors
and around tho, outside of tho seats.
CadetxBand There.
Tho cadot band was seated on tho
-platform and openedtho7" .festivities
with a stirrhig, martial air that, in
Itself, was enough to mako everyone
present glad ho had comdL As soon
as tho band slowed down "Ohio" camo
In with, "Now, boys, let's try No, 1,"
and everyone was glad onco-moro that
ho had como.
The first "thing "done ' was to "got
every mombor of tho team who could
bo located on tho platform. This hod
to bo done 'before there could bd' a
proper rally,
Chancellor Avery Speaks."1
Guy, Reed, chairman of tho meeting,
prst introduced Chancellor Avdry. Tho
chancellor, is a true rooter and in his
little talk ho awoko a' spirit of; en
thusiasm which increased through, the
meeting. "There are other victories
the football team can win,"- the chan
cellor said, "aside from the mere pil
ing up' of a bigger score than their op
ponents, and the Nebraska team has
done Its share of wjanlug victories of
both kinds." "He complimented the
members of the team for the splendid,
record they" have made, saying that'oa
their trips they have bn a credit to
tho university wherovor they have
been.
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Profossor Caldwoll, chairman of tlic
football comralltec, spoko of tho neces
sity of every .studont In tho school be.
Ing full of enthusiasm and loyalty to
tho toam, thoreby encouraging and In'
vigorattng tho players to do thoir
best.
"King" Colo, tho coach, said; "It it
just such enthusiasm as this which it
needed to carry our boys to vlctorj
whon thoy meet tho Mlnnosotans- ou.
Saturday Thoy are going Into ono of
tho hardest games of the season and
thoy need to feel thatovory unlverslt)
studont is bohlnd thorn. You may well
fool proufl 6t your football toam," for
I know thoy will do Ihplr best, not
only as athletes but as men."
Dr. Condra, who 4s .'calRhltho dean
of Nebraska spirit, was next on, tlu
list "I believe wo will Uofoat .Minne
sota," ho said. "Hero's 'hoping the
boys will hit hard whon they hit, and
-will liold their men. wheiulhoy.tackla..".
Captain Temple.
Captain Temple of tho football team
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said: "It Is your enthusiasm thnt
maues us bollevo in ourselves, it
thrills every man on the toam; -for It
Is truo In football that' a man cun do
what ho thinks ho can."
Sid Collins mado a speech that
called forth, muoh applause.
Tho'roa-
son why
o felt that tho team was go
ing to win was that among tho football
men there existed, a fooling, pfbrother
hood. Thoy work iogothor llko a big
family. Ho urged tho students of tht
university to keep up what thoy start
ed at flio rally and work up a spirit.
9f onthusiasm in tho school which will
last as long as the school exists.
"Shonka was tho last speaker. "I
don't boliovo," he said, "that tho Mln
nosotans havo been raised undor any
better an atmosphere than we have, or
that thoy are. backed by a stronger
body of students." s
All together thero were nearly 700
students at tho station 'laBt eyonihg to
wish the team, good luck, The cadet
regiment assembled at the corner of
Twelfth and ft streets at 5:30 p. m.,
and marched to the station.
Several speeches tby football men
wound, up the send-off. With an ex
press truck for a platform and a 'howl
ing band- of students for an audience
a number of football men told-how
they appreciated the"' 'demonstration
and liow they would fight. Co theVlast
ditch to make themselves; worthy of
the support they were receiving:
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Reae all abeut Saturday's feottsall
nu In the Dally. Nebraskan Extra.
A NEW IDEA IN TRACK WORK
FALL MEET. IN NOVEMBER MAY
BECOME AN ANNUAL EVENT.
OLD. HEN' NAY IE HAHWCAfWD
TRACK MEN WILL MEET IN THE
GYM t)N OCTOBER 1K '
Dr. Clapp Urges More Men to Trylfer
Cross Country Seiad Can
didates Are Scarce
(Fall track; athletics .Will bo inaugu
rated at Nebraska In Novembor, when
a handicap meet will be hold, open to
all students in tho university, It tho
meet this fall is a success 1C will no
doubt becomo an annual event.
While old men are allowed to enter,
thoy aro handicapped, thus-giving new
men. an oqual opportunity to show
what thoy can do, Medals will bo,
glvoa- for -first,, second and third
places. - "-
All who -care to go -Into training for'
the coming meet aro requestod to re
port on tho athletic field 'botween 4
and! 5. p. m. All men who are Inter
ested in track athletics, .whother they
have -been active In. university atlT
lotlcs boforo or not, aro urged to got
out and take part;
Fall track meets havo boon started
In othor largo unlvorsltios and ovory
whore they .havo beon found success
ful. Minnesota has a squad at work
getting ready for tho fall meet ' In
which thero. aro nearly 100 -mon,. ,
Track. Men to Meet
On Tuesday, OctdboV 18, a mooting
of all mon interested' in track work
wlll-bo held in the gymnasium. The
meetlngwilL.bocalledaL.ll-o'cloc,k.
A. large attendance Is desired. - "
Ono of tho strongest arguments in
favor of a fall, meet is that it Induces
tho men to start training early. Few
who go in for training 'for the fall
moot glverup their work, so that when
spring comer they are in much better
condition than they would otherwise
bo,
On tho whole,, Nebraska has an ex
cellent outlook for a strong track team'
JU$xUpxipfftAjmaJorIty of last year'
best men have returned and thero Is
an abundanco of new material to
work; &h A number of men havo boon
taking a dally work-out for tho past
threo yeeks.
Cross-Country Men Wanted.
Dr. Clapp oxpressed some regret at
the fact that more men do not como'
out for tho varsity cross-country team.
He states that thus far' no moro than"
fifteen or twenty men have trained
each evening, whoro thero should
havo been fifty at least in tho squad.
The fact that Amberson is Ineligible,
for tho varsity team and that Clark
dld-not-rturn-to-the-unlversltyafi
fords an excellent opportunity for all
to havo a fair chance for varsity glo
ries. Mollck, Anderson and Lzlcarare
all in good form and show every Indi
cation that they will again contest at
Chicago In November. Tho most con
bdIcuous now men who will be likely
candidates are Bates and HayesT
Read all about Saturday's football
game In the Dally Nebraskan Extra.
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GEOLOGISTS ON TRIP.
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Students on Field Jeurney te
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The annual fall trip of .th'e: craieee,;
in field geology will bo hei Mra4
tomorrow. This period "wlllbe s'sHftftC
in lnvestlgatlag the rock' fbrMaHlou
along-the Platte river andjiatke' quar-,
rles. Tonight the students wilt eamp
out Professor -aad fic(ik
Professor Bagtso will aeo4ei4uiy
the Hty. "'
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