The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, December 06, 1910, Image 1

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be Hail IRebrashan
Vol. X. No. 49
Price 10 Cents.
A Grsduate of Nebraska in '99 and '01
Has Accepted a More Re
munerative PoBitlo'n.
E. H. Clark, purchasing agent for the
"University of Nebraska, has tendered
to the board of regents. This res!g
nnt'on wns not In the' least suspected
by the regents and was mndo volun
tarily on the part of Mr. Clark In
view jf his acceptance of a more re
munerative position.
Mr. Clark thus terminates twelve
years or continuous offlcial service for
this institution. Ho was graduated
lrom the university in '99, arts and
sciences college, and '01, law, and
was appointed secretary to the chan
cellor. Ho officiated In this capacity
for four years, at the end of which
he was elected university registrar.
He guarded this position likewise for
four years, when he was selected for
his present position purchasing agent
for the University of Nebraska. In
turn, he has Incidentally been em
ployed as purchasing agent for four
yaT; - - -
An Almnus.
Aa stated above, Mr. Clark, is an
almnus of the university. Taking the
combined six year ncademic-law
com Be, he was graduated In 1901.
While a student, he was quite promi
nent In many phases of activities, es
pecially so In affairs athletic. It was
lie who Invariably piloted his class
lootball team, and with no little do
gioe of success. He served two years
as a student member of the athletic
Effective January 1.
Mr. Clark'B resignation will take ef
fect January 1, 1911. His successor
has not yet been chosen, but such an
election will probably tnke place at
the regular meeting or the board of
regents, December 111. The position
which Mr. Clark has given his prefer
ence is that of secretary of the Na
tional Silo Manufacturing Co. H's of
fice next year will be In the Lincoln
hotel building, nfter which he will
probably have headquarters at Chica
go. His appointment to this position
was one of the results of the recent
annual convention of the Silo Mann
fnctuiing company, held 'n Chicago.
Toasts Unlver8lty.
Questioned concerning his depar
ture from the university and from all
university affairs with which he wae
connected, Mr. Clark said: 'I have ac
cepted the position recently offered to
-me-el;vwly bccauBeJtJs-jLjnareunyi
Ing proposition and affords a better
onnortunitv to rise. In ncceptnnce
thereol, however, I hesitated a good'
whl'e borore severing all of my adula
tions with the University of Nebraska
as I shall have to do. I have been In
the continuous service of (he universi
ty for twelve years,' and it Is with
some regret that I cease to actually be
one of you. My best wishes will al
ways bo with Nebraska, however, and
1 toast to her future prosperity."
.Speaks Before Board of Directors, on
, A. T. Elliott, better known as "Dad"
Ell'ott, national Y. M.'C.'A. secre
tary, has returned to Lincoln and met
Avlth tho University Y.M. C. A. now
board of directors -ye'sterday aftor-
TYocTTirtr 1- o'dloclc- -Th.1- purpose-of-Mr,
Ellott's mission now is tho" same
as it was wUen he last visited Nebras-lnr-nniyoly,
the promotion of the plan
wheieuy a religious. ),worlc director
Rev. F. H. Wedge, better known
at Nobraska nfi "Kid" Wedge, Ib
sick in San Francisco. A dispatch
yesterday from the coast city stat
ed that Wedge had been found sick
in a poorly furnished room, nn up
staii'B room in tho rough district
of the city, in the neighborhood
wherp he Is shedding Ills life blood
to help save men from lives of
debauchery and ruin.
"Kid" Wedge was once a welter
weight champion boxer. At that
time he lived in Omaha. He be
came a slave to the drink habit
while In that city, later reforming
and deciding to get nn education
and save men from ruin. "Kid"
came to Lincoln and entered the
university, where ho wns helped
by the Y. M. C. A. and tho min
isterial union for a fow days until
ho could find work. Ho was soon
a changed man. Ho worked nt
"any old thing" for many days,
but when he got in better health
he was able, to get Getter Jobs.
Made- Many Friends.
Wedge made many friends in the
university-- - Ho told-.the-BtQryofj
his life to local students, and while
a student In the U. of X went out
on Sunday to preach at various
small churches near the city. He
waB willing to do any sort of hon
est work that he might earn money
to aid the downfallen manhood of
the cities. It was while at Xe
braska that he decided to give Ills
life to the rescue of men of the
San FrnnclBco has felt the ef
fects of his per8onol work. He has
saved - men by the wholesale,
straightened them out, clothed
them, uald for their meals when
he could only afford one meal a
day. and fought sickness with the
courage or a patriot. And now In
IiIb illncsB ho Is being cared for at
a hoBpital where he, with the as
sistance of nurses and doctors, is
fighting against death. His life
is almost burned out because or his
efforts to Bavo men from mortal
death. The cohl on his lungB keeps
him gasping ror breath.
Visited by Men He Helped.
His ninny friends, men whom ho
has Btived from aln, tip-toe Into tho
room where ho Bleeps, o look
upon the man who has been their
friend. A month ago some of these
snme men reo.led into his quar
ters dirty and drunk, but he
cheered them, fed them, got them
jobs and made honest laborers olit
or common drunkards. Wedge Is
engaged to be married, but his
sickness is so expensive that the
wedding JtesUtttteajuay be far ia
the future.
"But I'll come out of this all
right," Ib tho message he sends to
his friends, with (the same cheery
optimism with which he cheers
young men to moral victory. "Kid"
Ib known in San Francisco nB the
" 'lighting pastor.' who makes men
out of nnimals.
would bo Installed In tho university.
As explained by Dr. Elliott, this di
rector must be an expert In religious
work, and one with sulllclent expoi'i-i
ence to adapt himself readily to his
requirements. As proposed by tho
plan, this official' must direct the work
or both the Y. M. C. A. niftl the Y. W.
C A.
The only associations 'n the mid
dle west at present that are operating
on this basis are Minnesota, Michigan
and Wisconsin. Tho sclioojs at present
being niOht Insistently urged to adopt
the same are Nebraska, Iowa and Il
linois. Tho plan Is receiving favor
able considerat'on from all or these
Institutions. "Dad" Elliott gave a
very detailed presentation of the
plan at the board meeting yesterdny.
although no 'definite action whb taken.'
lental Experiences.
Dr. Einma Boose Tucker, who with
her husband, Dr. Francis Tuckor, has.
spent eight years In China as a medi
cal missionary, will tell of some of
her, experiences In the Orlont at con--vocntlon
today. The subject of hen
address w'll be. "The Now China."
Mrs. Tucker Is. an interesting speak
er, knows her subject, and Is enthusj
ustlc over her work. Both Mr. and'
Mrs. Tuckor are graduates of the UnlJ
verslty of Nobraska.
Town6cnd Is Again Named as the Of-
The work of getting out the 19U
Cornhusker has already begun. For
several wcekB past the staff has been
waking -propnrations-far. lliew.QiJLiia
the blgbook which will appear In tho
spring. Printers, engravers, and pho
tographers have been Interviewed by
(the staff and the contracts, for tlu'
engraving and photography havo been
As for tho past several years' Town
send has secured the contract for tho
indlv'dual pictures of the seniors and
juniors. His satisfactory service and
experience In rormor yenrs, combined
with tho very reasonable price which
he quoted has made him tho choice
or the Cornhusker staff for this vory
particular work. Townsend has prom
'sed students who wish their pictures
before Christmas that all sittings up
to December 14th will be finished before-
ibe holidays.
The CoruhiiBker stair has fixed Feb
ruary 15th as the date on which all
Individual photographs must be In the
hands or the committee. However, In
order to secure the same rate as In
former years students will find It nec
essary to have their pictures taken
before February 1. For the staff have
announced that all students having
thofr sittings arter February 1 will be
"charged twenTyvfTve centB extra. "Tiffs
action Is taken in the attempt to get
studentB to have their pictures taken
promptly. It Is the intention of the
staff this year to Issue the Cornhusk
er earlier than has been the practice
in the past and in order, to do this It
's absolutely necessary that all pho
tographs be taken before February IB.
Freshman Laws' Getting Ready fljr.
Big Dance.
The tickets for tho annual ball of
the freshman law class have been
placed on salp. Tho- committee in
charge promise that this will bo ono,
of (ho best Informal dances of the
year. The "hop" Ib the- last to bo
held .during the university social sea
son before school closes for the holl
day recess. JLAYJJlJie.jLe4.d.Pcmber
1(5, Tickets may be purchased of R
m, Huseoll, A, It. Raymond. E. S. Mun-
eon, A, M. Oberfelder, 13. J. Lee, E. H,
rluhno and W. B. Romans.
But He Is 8trong for Nebraska and
Has a Host of Friends in the
Cornhusker Insdtutlon.
Rumors on tho campus yesterday
had It that Harry Ewlng, assistant
coach of the roocball team during
I he paBt season, wus tho probable
successor or Coach Cole as an all-year-round
coach of university ath
letics, if Cole hlmseir Is nbt selected
for the position.
Ewlng played varsity football for
threo years hud was ono of tho best
till-around lino men Nobraska oyer
had. Ah assistant coach ho has had
charge of tho freshman team and has
succeeded in turning out one of tho
fastest organizations the first year
men have ever had.
Wlhllo Harry Ewlng has had soveral
flattering offers or coach positions by
other schoolB, some or them In the
Missouri valley, ho Is strong for Net
braska and would rather be hero than
anywhore else.
Athlete Boosts Ewlng.
" OnoTr tlio "N'nTon" oTThls year,"
who, by the way, wll bo bnck next
year, said: "I believe Ewlng Is as
good a man as can bo found ror tho
place. Ho certainly knows football,
and tho wny he handled thnt team of
first-year men allows thnt ho knows
how to handle men. ir he gets the
place I havo no fear of the outcome ot
next year."
A prominent upper classman, one of
tlio most confirmed rooters, had this
to offer: "I would like to see Ewlng
selected as coach. If anyone enn pre
eervo the stnto of harmony which
now exists among tho players, he cer
tainly can, for there !b not a man on
the team, or in tho whole school, for
that matter, who has not a friend in
Harry Ewlng. As rnr as ability Is
concerned, he has more thnn proven it
during the past rour years."
The names or all the candidates
ror the position or all-year coach havo
not been given out. There is a strong
Impression that Cole, while he may
not be actively soeklng the appoint
ment, may be named first and asked
te accept afterward.
University of Minnesota to Open a
School for Nurses In February,
Tho Trafning School for Nurses of
the University of Minnesota will re-
-celve applications for -admlBBlon ntr
this time, to the class entering Febru
ary 1, 1911. A first grade high school'
diploma Is required for admission,
Tho students are entered In a'rpiir
months' preliminary course of inBy-.iig-
uon, uuaer a uuuon iee or twontvi
Hvo dollars. The remainder qL 'the
course, covering In,, all .perhiyl of
threo years, requires noJee.,)r.Tfye,'.Uni-;
Its of numbers in Ui!b, entermp pjags
will bo enlarged In view of "the .'open
ing of the Elliott Memorial Hospital
Building, with 120 beds, in tho early
spring. No student will be received
whose age Is less than twenty years.
Application blanks may be had and
applications may he filed with Miss
Louise M. Powell, superintendent of
Training School, University Hospital, -Minneapolis,
"5meeung oTthe members of the
tr.phomore class will be held Thurs
day morning nt 11: 30 in Memorial
hall-. . Everyhody out.
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