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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 2, 1910)
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Vol X. No. 47
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1910.
Price 10 Cents.
ORNHVSKER BANQUET TOMORROW NIGHT
IVE CLUB I BUCK EVE
FREMONT MINI8TER8 OBJECT TO
BITCRTA1NNENT IS (AILED FOR
NOT TO 8ING OTHER THAN DEVO
TIONAL 80NG8 ON 8UNDAY.
Permission Was Not Given for Christ-
mas Holiday Dates, and Fremont
Engagement Is Cancelled.
As a result of activity on the part
. I xrromont ministers who oujecieu io
m entertainment at tho Larson the-
itor there on Christmas Sunday,
rhich did not contemplato a religious
rogram, tho university uieo clubs
:ngagementt xnore lor mm uaie win
Upon learning that -tho local theater
lanagomont had booked tho Unlver-
lty Gloo club for Christmas Sunday,
tho ministers appealed to Chancollor
Avery of tho Btato university. Ho
liut a stop to It at once, on the
grounds that tho club could have no
Sunday engagements except under tho
auspiccB of a church or the Y. M.
Tho Lincoln Evening .News tens or
the matter as follows:
"University gleo club men will not
'Jig upon altar stops nor will they
sing songs which oro other than de
votional on tho Sabbath day. Although
tho lyceum bureau which has the club
under contract has arranged a series
of dateB throughout Nebraska, the
wholo matlor Is now under review by
tho university authorities and tho per
mission to appoar outside of Lincoln
will bo given only after due consider
ation of tho merits of the case. In tho
meantime, tho gleo 'clubbers' and tho
lyceum bureau will bo forced to can
col tho Sunday engagements and to
hold their breath pending tho univer
"Tho ministerial union of tho city of
Fremont ,1s tho body which is respon
sible for plunging thq university boys
Into tho stow. And it all resulted from
tho desire of tho boys to entertain the
Promontors with music on the joyful
Christmas day. Christmas comeB on
Sunday, and thereby tho trouble.
Acting Through Bureau.
"Acting through the lyceum bureau
tho gleo cluV billed Fremont for a
Christmas afternoon entortalnment,
and due announcement of tho occa
sion was heralded through tho city.
Then up aroBq tho ministerial union.
A gloo club concert on Sunday! Far
bo It from .such. With earnest meln
Trad careful -deliberation, the Fremont
ministers entered a. protest against
tho appearance of thcclub" and 'forth
with, appointed a committee to" tako
tho matter up with tho proper author
ities. . "Under support of the union, a com
mittee of pastors communlcatod with
Chancollor Avery to learn tho reason
for tho invasion of Fremont by tho
glee club. Tho chancellor was sur
prised. He had heard nothing of tho
proposed trip, officially or otherwise.
But ho had memory of certain other
'occasions of a few years back when
headlines, reading 'Gleo Club Boys to
Jig-Danco on Altar Stops,' had wound
ed and shocked staid university men
and co-eds. Accordingly ho took the
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SPIRIT IS PJTT0 II TEST
DEBATE TONIGHT WILL FIZZLE
UNLE88 8TUDENT8 RALLY.
NEBRASKA, WILL MEET WISCONSIN
THE DEBATING TEAM WHICH MEET8 ILLINOI8.
C. L. Rein, G. R. Mann, A. R. Raymond, G. N. Foster.
NEITHER TEAM WILL PREDICT
Following the Debate Phi Alpha Tau
Will Banquet Judges and
matter up with tho gleo club leaders
and the ban on Sunday entertainments
Position of University.
"In a letter to the Fremont minis
ters, the chancellor stated the posi
tion of tho university. It was this:
Tho gleo club can not take trips or
give -concerts. Ji&yoby permission of
tho university authorities.
mission 'has not been given for any
Christmas holiday dates. Consequent
ly tho Fremont date Is unauthorized.
If. at any future time, the glee club
should apply for permission to take
such a trip as It Is rumored to be ar
ranging for. tho permission may or
may not be granted, depending upon
the merits of the Individual dates se
cured. In any case, no permission will
bo given for Sunday performances,
savo for tho rendition of sacred pro
grams under the auspices of churches
or other religious organizations."
be secured from tho people in charge
at the association rooms.
Tho Biippor 1b to be served In the
basement of St. Paul's church at
Twelfth and N Btreets. A splendid
blll-of-fare haB been promised. Whole
sale preparations havo been mado for
a splendid good time. Miss Emma
Byers nnd Miss Flora Miller, national
lainper-tccretnrles-of-tho-EW. C. .Avlll be
present and will give short talks. It
is hoped that all members of the asso
ciation will avail themselves of the
opportunity to meet these ladies.
Y. W. C. A. Will Hold a "Feed" In St.
The university Y. W. C. A. will give
'a membership supper Saturday even
ing at G o'clock, to which all of the
members are cordially invited. Ad
mission Is to be by tags, which can
Tonight will dccldo whether Nebras
ka or Wisconsin Is to run up tho col
ors nnd claim tho partial champion
ship of tho Central Dobatlng loaguo.
It Ib gonorally acknowledged by Uni
versity of Nebraska students who aro
convorsnnt with tho circumstances
that tonight will witness ono of tho
most decisive nnd spirited vorbal en
counters evor staged in tho forensic
arona of this school. Both tcamB
havo JuBt finished one of tho most so
voro sieges of concontfatod prepara
tion that has probably ovor been tholr
occasion to undergo, and those who
nttond the dobato tonight will un
doubtedly bo confronted by two logic
combative machines as well equipped
as any oyer presented at Nebraska.
UEho-. debate will bo opened promptly
at 8 o'clock In MomorlaTimllr
TO "YELLOW JOURNALI8M.'
"University Life" .Departs from Its
"University Life," tho student pub
lication of Frlonds university, made a
departure from Its regular haplts laBt
week and issued a sensational ''yel
low journal." It is chiefly a burlesque
on- tho accusations and exposuros
made some timo ago by the Wichita
Eaglo in connection with tho notori
ous Calahan gang and the city police
department. Great scare heads prlntr
ed on yellow paper accuses the prin
cipal professors of complicity in vari
ous plots, and tell of mysterious ox
citing occurrences connected with
students. University Knnsan.
r.Sftfm iv M ,1. r ..;:? "s-jxjs, $? ta
& .ij$LLHtfLLLLLB f 'LLHLfebw SlP jJLV &$ J Lift.
HE DEBATING TEAM WHICH MEETS WISCONSIN.
J. T. Votava, C. L. Clark, A. M. Oberfelder, B. C. MarcelhJB.
Mombors Qf both teams aro more
or less reluctant to give out any state
ments that might bo construed as be
ing prophetic concerning tho outcomo
of the " evening's engagement. Tho
Wisconsin team, which Is now In Lin
coln, would make no specific reply to
questions put relative to their iper
wnal views of their ability to "cap
turo tho bacon," although Carl N. Hill,
coach of tho Wisconsin toam, issued
tho following statomont in bohalf of
tho team which .ho represents:
"Tho Wisconsin tonm has worked
hard and conscientiously throughout
their preparation for tho Nebraska do
bate. Wo have looked forwardto this
debato with no little Interest, especial
ly In view of the fact that tho -rival
schools havo always manifested n
friendly spirit, far -from tho antago
nistic relations often existing between
rival echoblB. We anticipate an excel
lent contest tonight nnd an enjoyable
visit to your city."
Re'fuse to Talk.
Individual members of tho Nebras-.
ka team wdro also very conservative
in their remarks regarding tho' doba'te
and tholr rivals. .All Votava would
say was: "We're going to fight," but
his general attitude when expressing
It reminded ono of tho clear, concise' -presentation
that ho afforded his 'evi
dence in last year's Intercollegiate 'de
bate In- which, -he: participated. Mar
cellus saldv "I dpn't want to stfy
much, but I certainly think Nebraska
has a good chance forUhe highest
break." Oberfelder acknowledged
that Nobarskn was going up against
a strong" teamr but believed tho local
tenm had a strong enough caso"to at
least tget a slab pftho bacont Tho?
general Impression "received from' tho
team was that there was no condition',
of over-confidence. $
As expressed by ono of the debat-
Ing coaches, it must at least bo said
that the -question of tho closed shop's
versus, the onnn nhrvn In nn nof hnJ;
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