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Vol. X. No. 87
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1911.
Price 5 Cents.
UNIVERSITY JflEN TO SPEAK
WILL APPEAR BEFORE NEBRASKA
ONE HUNDRED REPRESENTATIVES
TO BE. APPOINTED FROM THE
8TUDENT8 AND FACULTY.
at Once in Regard to
GIVEN BEFORE CROWDED DOUSE
Those Desiring to Attend 8hould See
Chancellor Avery or Dr. Condra 1-1 , V-"",U,D' " 1U"1' "uu tlu uu
l Uurnedaway. aB thoro waa not ovon
The Tomplo thoator waa packed to
tho limit last night with an enthual
astic audionco to witnosB tho perform
anco of tho firat Unlvoraity Night. A
fow lato comora, In fact, had to bo
Dr. Georgo E. Condra is tho presl
dent of tho second annual convention
of the Nebraska conaorvation and
stato development congress which la
to bo hold in Lincoln February 23 and
24. Regent W. G. Whltmoro la vice
proBldent of tho convention and other
mon connected with tho university arc
prominently placed on tho program.
Dean Bessoy, Prof. A. L. Haocker,
Dean E. A. Burnett, Val Koyser, Dean
Fqrdyco, Chancellor Avory and other
University men aro to speak on differ
Tho convention next week is going
to bo ono of tho largest over held,
and according to a statement made by
ono of tho ofllcers, "It is going to be
by far tho biggoBt conaervatlon meet
ing ever held in tho Missouri valley.
OvorKi thdfiBanuT mon'arepecfelPRr
bo in Lincoln as"delegates. Whilo it
is primarily a stato meeting, a great
many delegates will come from tho
Tho university. will havo a part in
tho conference. One hundred men
representing the University of Ne
braska can be app6lnted by the
chancellor. This will make tho con
gress1 of .vital Interest to tho univer
sity, lien who desire to attend the
meeting as delegates should leave
their names at the ofllco of the chan
cellor or see Dr. Condra regarding the
appointment at once.
'There will be flvo departments rep
resented In the congress. The four
which most closely touch tho unlvor
slty people aro tho agricultural, tho
reclamation department, ' the manu
factures, trade and transportation de
partment, and tho conservation. Tho
Roman's club department, tho fifth
division, is to bo addressed by Dean
IJprdyco and Prof. Lucllo Eaves, of the
'.Hon. Glfford PInchot, Hon. William
Jennings Bryan and Gov. Chester H.
Ajdiriclv are to be among tho ' leading
sfleaipers. Much Interest Is being
shown In tho possibility of having
Finchot on tho program, ho being one
o& the, most prominent men ' In the
standing room. Everyone present
Boomed to enjoy tho program im
mensely and It Is no wonder, for It
was full of real fun and clover Im
personation. After tho university band had given
a selection, Verne Bates of tho pro
gram commlttco introduced ProfeBBor
Caldwell, who was to make a fow in
troductory romarka. The profeaaor
explained some of tho reasons for
University Night. Ho said that all
phases of unlvoraity life woro repre
sented on tho program and that all
university interests Bhould tako part.
Ho had seen, since ho had come horo
first as a student, tho university grow
from 200 Btudonts to 4,000, and gave a,
little of tho early history of tho
school. He hoped that this event
would arouBo a now "univorsltylsm"
which would make tho university
stand out as a whole, each society
their very bad work. Ho made thom
a long address, during which thoy
eithor hold tholr hands over their
ears or loaned on tholr gunB nnd
slopt. Ho ondod with a stirring eu
logy of himsolf.
SPEND DAY INJTOCK YARDS
AGRICULTURAL 8TUDENT8 TAKE
TRIP TO 80UTH OMAHA.
Tho Gleo club next entertained tho
nudlenco with two selections and woro
enthusiastically oncorod. Tho Uni
versity Medical society thon put on a
"stunt," entitled "A Dream of Human
Vivisection." A number of doctors
woro white aprons, with bandages
around their heads and protectors
ovor tholr mouthB and noBea. Tho
caBo of tho patient waB diagnosed for
tho claBB. Ho had Bomowhoro been
attacked by fatal bacilli, giving him
a mania for promptness and porfect
attendance. Tho patient is hoard tb
mumblo something about compulsory
attendance at convocation, ovon whilo
undor tho anesthetic. Tho first oper
ation is nn exploratory ono. A braco
and bit Is used on tho head, then tho
brain is probed for. Tho brain Ubbuo
was found to bo of wood, showed to
tho profeaaor that tho patient
IS IN COURSE OF INSTRUCTION
GUE8T8 AT BANQUET OF 80UTH
Visit the Packing Plants and Witness
Many Practical Demonstrations
About Two Hundred
In the Party.
ARE 8TILX IN THE'GAME.
andInterest dolnc Its nart. Ho honed thought all medics and law students
if ,i.i .. .wi o ni oiJi OV..11 -wre-rowdiea and should bo removed
li nuuiu uu iiiuuc uu uuuuui uiiuii uiiu .. . ' .
ainta f n n "
one of the big ovonts of tho univer
Side Lights on Drill.
to the state farm.
Tho brain was discovered to be
about the size of a thimblo. Tho pro
fessor said that it was sometimes
A ono-act drama, "Side Lights on wonderod lf tho relent had a heart
Drill," was thon presented by mom- Thoy woul(1 proceed to find out. After
bers of the cadet battalion. The trying a knife to cut tho tissue, a
scene was in tho commandant's ofllco, cienver 'was found to bo necessary to
Captain Yates (Burton Hill) at his do tno work Tno nonrt waB found to
desk and his ordorly working on a bo thor0f uut to bo VGry Bmall and a,
typewriter near. Tho commandant tno presont rate of shrinking, would
was asking a great many questions of bo ontirely gone by next year. Next
tho ordorly, only to find ho had looked tno patient's feet wore cut 'off. Tho
after these matters somo tlmo before, operation was thon declardd; a suo-
iio men gavo mo oruony seven or C08B( tho patlpnt had dloq.
eigm msKB to uo penormeu immeui
atoly. But tho ordorly was stopped'
by tho arrival of a recruit (JameB
A'.Palr of Lunatics.
"A Pair of Lunatics" was tho title
rf o vnmr fniiw v fnnt Tnf r Kw furs
XCI U l ,r 1l . w 1 '"' " j.UtwV lil lJ VTTV
:Z Z ' .7 .Z L":;.i "k"' members of tho University Dramatic
OUJ L11U lUUDlt VV11U VT UlllUU kU JJ UA"
cused from drill
mi a a wna tvnnr trilr T-TIa annntnltv
was tho twenty-flvo yard dash. Ho I 'nBano n8ylum 7 n n? f
said ho could run It In two-minutes th romS ClB t0 ? ba"rT f" a
tho commandant thought. The re-1 . . , , .
crult was told his case would havo to
! ii iriirir in ii n Tin ti irminir urn.
Tho recruit's ox-" " '", . "u , '"""b ""
I mun who nau ueen 10 a aanco at an
Nebraska Boys Play on Westlnghouse
f -, J Team.
Tho-Dally Kebr'askan recently re
ceived correspondence from F. C.
Harding of WTlklnsburg, Pa., a former.
stuaenc at jseDrasKa, in wmen no en
closed a clipping of account concern
ing a basketball game between WeBt
inghouso club and Washington Y. M.
du'A.' He ."remarks that two of the
Westlnghouse players aro . former
varsity, "stars," "Skinny" Walsh, cap
tain,' 07, and W. "MOBer, '07, Ho adi
dl'tlbhally remarks that Moser is now
"captain of 'tho team, that the club has
. wmittipht. qnt nf nlnti games with
flrst-clasB cdmpetltlon, and that the
Nebraska boys ."are playing In old
bo considered and was sent to tho.
corner of tho room to wait.
Another recruit came in Immediate
ly. Ho was a very bashful boy, with
a very squeaky voice. Ho wanted a
reprieve to sing In Mrs. Raymond's
chorus, where he was one of tho lead
ing basso profundos. Ho was told his
case would have to bo taken Into con
sideration also. The third recruit
WW. D. Stelk), who is six feet olght
inches tall, was ill every schopl day
In tho week except Friday, and really
fwaB unable to drill. Ho was likewise
compelled to wait. Tho fourth re
cruit was an officious fellow, ordering
tho captain to givo him a match and
filling his pipe right in 'tho ofllco. His
plea was religious scruples, being a
Quaker and presenting a letter signed
by Harry' G. Coffee, pastor of tho
Quaker church. This case, too, called
for deep consideration on the Tart of
A sergeant was summoned to drill
tho four recruits in the ' manual of
arms. TMs ' was dono'hva remark
down tho house. The commandant
I was greatly shocked and touched at
previously, In fact havo novor seen
each other. Tho experiences of the
evening being on tholr mind thoy tako
each other for Inmates of tho placo'
and in order to koop things peaceful
pretend they are lunatics. Finally
thoy discover their mistake and all
ends happily. Mr. Sago and Miss
Douglass did somo very clover work
In this playlet.
The Gleo club quartet sang two
numbers. This was followed by tho
musical skit, "Tho College Inquisi
tion," put on by tho fraternity men
as a minstrel number. Tho tlmo was
tho present, the -placo the dean's room
In Administration hall. Professor
Engborg was the first to arrive. John
Uhl was there dusting and putting
things In order. Professor Engberg
Immediately on arrival takes off his
shoes and puts on carpet slippers.
Soon various members of the faculty
begin" to como in. The make-ups were
so good that it could always bo told
at first sight who arrived. All show
up but Professor Dale. Professor Eng
berg (Barton Green) is invited by the
faculty 'to sing, and does so. HLs spng,
"That Wftff Me,J' wasiiirJglnatono
About two hundred students In tho
agricultural department mado tho an
nual trip to South Omaha last Thurs
day. Many more had mado plans to
go, but were kopt at homo on account
of tho lnclomont weather. Four wo
men woro In tho party, tho first slnco
tho plan was Inaugurated. Prdf. H.
R. Smith of tho department of animal
husbandry was In charge
On arriving at South Omaha by a
special train ovor tho Rock Island at
9 o'clock, tho party was divided Into
groupa and ench group put In chargo
of a guide and Instructors. Thoy
were first shown tho stock yards and
thon taken through tho principal
packing houses, whoro practical . dem
onstrations woro given In moat cut
ting nnd other incidonts to tho pack
ing industry. Tho various meat prod-
JUCja.jind by-products woro on display
In tho plants. .
In accordance with tholr custom,
tho stock yards company ontortalned
tho party at a luncheon In tho ex
change dining room. Representatives
of tho commission firms and of tho
stock yards Bpoko briefly about tho
great packing Industry that has
grown up, and pictures showing tho
yatfds In operation were thrown -on
Shortly after 9 o'clock In the ovon
lng'tho party loft Omaha. This trip
Is taken annually by tho students of
tho Bphool of agriculture. Many of
tho young women In tho domestic
sclenco department had mado plans
to go', but all but four woro kept from
doing so because of tho rain.
The Instructors asBert that the stu
donts acquire a great deal of practl
val knowledge by seeing tho machin
ery of a grea Industry in operation
which takes caro of ono of tho most
Important products of the farnn
Continued oh Page ,4
More Students Appreciate the Vesper
That tho 'Friday afternoon convoca
tions aro becoming moro popular .was
proven by tho Increased atendanco at
last ovonlng?s vesper services.. Those
presont -on Joyed a very beautiful ser
vice. Nearly a hundred voices woro
in the university chorus and their
muslo was excellent. Tho selec
tions by the strings and organ werq
beautiful as usual. Mrs. Raymond
presided1 at the organ, 'being assisted
by Edward Wajt, violinist, and Lillian
Elche, cellolst. Dean Bessoy presid
ed. Tho program was as follows:
Prelude Strings and Organ.
Hymn "O, God Our Rock of Ages."
Opening sentences, In unison.
Duet. ' v
Responsive readings. ,. . ,
Prayer. ' '.' ,
Response. . - . !v."..)t
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