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Vol. X. No. 76
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1911.
Price 5 Cents.
HONOR RETIRING SECRETARY
INFORMAL FAREWELL RECEPTION
FOR J. L. DER KINDEREN.
WORDS OF PRAISE FOR. HIS WORK
HARE AND MARSH SPEAK FOR
' Appreciation of Mr. Der Klndcren's
Work Shown by Presentation of
Appropriate Gifts at Reception
After the mid-week service Wednes
day evening a few parting words wore
spoken and a token of appreciation
given to Joe Der KInderon, the general
rotary of the college Y. M. C. A.
Mr. Der KInderen and his wife will
leave tomorrow morning for their now
homo at Vivian, S. D. lie will go Into
the land business nt that place. The
high esteem in. which Secretary Dor
KInderen Is held was shown by the
sentiments expressed last night.
At the close- of Prof. Heck's lecture
on missions, Ray Rice, president of
the association, said that he was go
ing to ask Melvln Hare to deliver the
message which the cabinet men had
Instructed him to give to Mr. Der
KInderen In their behalf. Hare told
briefly of how much the retiring secre
tary had done for the men on the cab-
1netnmd-for the-men-of the-sohoolr
He said In part:
"Joe Is the first man whom I remem
ber of meeting when I came to the
university. Since then I have often
met him and had the pleasure of work
ing with him as a member of the cab
inet. He has always been a close stu
dent of our problems. How well he
has succeeded Is shown by the great
growth -which the association has en
joyed under his leadership. HIb spe
cial strength has boon that of an or
ganizer. Wo are 'profoundly grateful
to the man who has been with us for
nearly five years, for his sacrifice and
his untiring efforts. As a representa
tive of the cabinet, I can truly say
that he takeB with him the love and
respect of the cabinet men."
Spoke for Directors.
L. J. Marsh, a member of the board
of directors, was then called on.
Speaking In behalf of the board, he
said: "It Is both a pleasant duty and
a hard thing to take part in a meeting
of this nature. I am glad that the
cabinet has expressed Its feeling as It
has, showing Its appreciation of his
work, and as a member of the. board
and in behalf of the board, I want to
thank Mr. Dor KInderen for his true,
untiring work 'In tho service of the
President Ray Rice, In behalf of the
cabinet men, presented to tho retiring
secretary a set of Riley's poems, and
to Mrs. Der KInderen a souvenir
spoon. Mrs. Der KInderen thanked
themen In a few well chosen, words.
She said that sho usually let tho gen
eral secretary make the speeches, but
that onf.thIs occasion she thought It
best-to1 speak for herself.
s- A New Nebraska Spirit.
Secretary-Dor KInderen, In his part-,
ing message to the students, said that
he felt a' new spirit coming over the
University of Nebraska, and. that ho
eipoctedthe'old university to bo: tho
big institutions tne 'west in a rew
ARE YOU A REAL STUDENT, OR ARE
YOU MERELY ATTENDING
The dlcerence between tho two
is that one takes an interest in the
wellbclng of his school, is alive to
the best activities in his school and
lends his support to the advance
ment of these activities, while the
other merely knows that he Is go
ing to school and in fact is a
Now it is the aim of the manage
ment of the "Rag" to make the
paper a real, live university
booster, alive to all of the best in
terests 6f the school, and in order
to do so we need the support of
every live university student. Not
only do we need your "good Inten
tions," but we need your "hard
The lack of support to the "Rag"
during the past is a disgrace to a
university of this size, and It can
only be wiped out by an Increased
subscription list for this next sem
ester. We are therefore going to
conduct a campaign, during the
coming registration week, for 1,500
It therefore behooves you to ap
ply the test of a real student to
yourself and subscribe ONE DOL
LAR for the betterment of your
self, the unlvorsity and the "Rag."
BOARD SELECTS QUESTION
INTERCLAS8 DEBATES ON 8UB
JECT OF EQUAL SUFFRAGE.
FIRST FORENSIC CONTESTS SOON
INTEREST IN INTERCLA88 DE-
BATES RUNNING HIGH.
before 1 go, I want to assure the men
of Nebraska that I am not leaving
the association because of any lack of
Interest In tho work. Neither am 1
leaving because I have lost my faith
or my desire to bo of service to my
fellow menr-I-do-Icel,- however,- -that-
with the present organization, a new
man can stop in here and see things
from another angle than that which
has been my lot, and he should bo able
to do more than I ever could: After
a man has spent three to flvo years
In one Hold ho gets sort of ready for
a new man with new Ideas to take up
tho work and push to bigger things."
Growth of Y. M. C. A.
During the past flvo years the mem
bership of the association has grown
from a small number of leBS than two
hundred to the present membership 6f
about eight 'hundred. It ranks third
In the United States In point of mem
bership. At tho time Secretary Der
KInderen came to Nebraska tho rooniB
were small and were In tho basement
of University hall. At that time only
a few men were engaged in Bible
Btudy. Today tho Bible study and
mission study are features of the
work. Tho small cabinet has been
outgrown1 and-now-a-board of directors
has governing power over tho 'destinies
of tho association. The committee
workers have Increased with tho rest
of tho work. New students are now
met at tho trains and taken caro of
by Y. M. C. A. men. A free informa
tion and room directory is kept for tho
convenience of students and oven an
employment bureau is in operation.
did not vote yesterday are requested
to enst a ballot bofore the poll closes.
The lectures that aro being deliv
ered by Rev. A. J. Northrup, under
tho direction of tho university Y. W.
( A.," have been remarkably success-
and Science" was especially' interest
ing und noteworthy. The next theme
Tor discussion will bo "MlracleB."
These lectures aro open to both mon
and women and all aro cordially invit
ed. They occur every Tuesday even
ing nt 7 o'clock.
80PHOMORE CLA88 MEETING.
, years. UellQy& that-you .menwlll I
Vjbe true to" 'your college. I know'that i
help him as you havo helped mo. Now,
Vote on Officers for University Y. W.
C. A. Continued Today.
Tho proferenclal ballot that Is being
taken by tho university Y. W. C. A.
will bo continued until this evening.
When first announced, this vote was
to have closed "last night, but because
of certain requests and. other, condi
tions -which arose, the voto has been
extended. Tho results of this ballot
are not binding upon the assqclatlon
cabinet, but iaNemployed.morolyaa
means of sounding 'the preferences" of
thojimlverslty girls.. In all probab'il-
Itv' thn-rnTTrt1flntftavAlotidhv' th-nrn-
Second Year Students to Consider De
bate Challenge Today,
A sophomore class meeting will bo
held this morning at tho close of con
vocation. President Sears announces
that action will be taken on tho chal
lenge for a debate with the University
of Omaha. TIiIb Is tho challenge which
was received some two weeks ago. A
report from tho Interclass athletic
meet committee Is expected. Since
the painting of tho sidewalks, various
opinions have been expressed. Just
who did the work Is not known, and
what will bo the attitude of tho sopho
mores toward such an. action Is hard
PRESENT FAMOUS OPERAS.
the cabinet however. AU girls who
Albert Aron Writes of Advantages of
German Students. -Professor
Fossler, head of tho Ger
man department, recently received a
letter from Albert Aron, 1907, and a
former Instructor in, tho department,
who Is at present studying in Leipzig,
Germany. Ho states that for cultural
development fow. cities can offer so
many fine and so varied opportunities
ns Leipslg. In a local theater, in only
two weeks, there were presented Wag
ner's "Tannhauser," Donizetti's "Reg!
mentstrochter," Hebbel's "Dlo Noibo
lungen," two evenings Massenet's
"Manon," Fulda's "Talisman" (als
oper), Klelst's "Prinz von Homburg,"
Mozart's, "Zauberfloete," Wagner's
"Pllogondo Hollaondcr " and "Trlstam
and Isolde," Massenet's "Mamon"
(repetition), Freytag's "Joumalisten,"
Schnltzor's . "Der Schleior der Pioret-
Promise to Enter the Work and
Aro Preparing for the
"Resolved, that tho stato of Nebras
ka should oxtond tho same rights of
suffrage to women aBthoso accorded
to men," will be tho question argued
by the mombers of the intorclass de
bating teams in tho parliamentary de
bates. This was decided at a moot
ing of tho committeo appointed from
tho Interclass debating board, which
was held Wednesday.
Tho committee nlso decided that
for the best Interests of tho prelim
inary debates, and to givo thoso who.
wished to hear thorn a hotter oppor
tunity or doing so, that they would bo
held in tho Tomplo this year.
No Definite Date.
No definite dato has been set for
tho first of tho forensic contests, but
present plans aro to hold them about
tho middle of March. Tho champion-
.ship debate between tho two teams
.victorious in tho preliminary debates ""
will bo held on Phi Beta .Kappa day,
which will probably bo on April 11
This Is tho third year since tho in
troduction of interclass debating at
Nebraska. Tho first year tho fresh
men wore victorious, winning from
the seniors in tho final' round. Tho
mombers of tho winning team of 1009
wore C. L. Clark, D. M. Rogers and
W. L. Bates. Last year tho Juniors
won tho first half by defeating tho
seniors, and tho final against tho first
year mem Tho members of tho Junior
team were W. T. Wolylngton, A. R.
Raymond nnd A. M. Obdrfolder.
The prospects of a good forensic
fight this year botweon the academic
classes ars good. All of tho univer
sity Squad members, with tho excep
tion of tho men on tho teams, will
probably bo present in tho initial try
outs. Several have already committed
thomselves to -this effect, and stand
ready to enter tho field of forensic
ity tho candidates'electedby the'-prQ-
limlnaryballot-dll bo-ndprsed byrJtefHxnd-others-fromr-MascagnlJueyjari
beer; and Ibsen's "Frau von Meero."
Violin Recital to Be Given at Convo
Regular convocation (period this
morning will bo occupied by a violin
recital by August Molzor and Miss
JobbIq Clark as pianist. Tho program'
will bo given In tho Temple and is as
A noat little booklet has been pub
lished and is being distributed' for tho
use of those attending tho weekly
vesper services. Servic.es for about
ton weeks havo been arranged. Tho
pamphlet includes responsive read
ings;, the ordor jf services and, a num:
ber of hymns. "Aid In "publishing 'the
bpoklot was furnished by Dean Bes--
Beyr Professor Dann and Professor
Barker. rr" ' ' ' '"
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