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VoL X. No. 106
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 191.1.
Price 5 Cents..
DRAWS CROWDED HOUSE
ENTERTAINMENT GOOD AND ALL
PRESENT WELL PLEASED.
BRILLIANT CAREER IN HISTORY
Election of Black Masque Announced
and Solos and Readings Bring
Tho -junior convocation yesterday
drew a full house at the Temple the
ater and every one seemed pleased
with the entertainment furnished.
Harold Slator, chairman of tho Junior
convocation committee, presided. Miss
Katherlno Willis of the senior Black
Masque society announced the thir
teen girls chosen from the junior class
to compose the society next year.
Chairman Slater then Introduced L.
A. Welch, who gave a history of the
class since It entered school three
years ago. Tho political side was re
viewed, and achievements In athletics,
debates- and class Bcraps enumerated.
The Junlora have certainly won their
share of the honors.
Miss Helen Chase gave a violin solo,
which was received so enthusiastical
ly that ah was forced Jo respond to
"an dncore. mTbb Edith 'SMinMuglf'de1
lighted the audience with a huniorous
reading, "A Reverie In Church."
Prof. R. D. Scott, coach of the Junior
play, then made a fow remarks. Ho
told how "A Message from Mars" came
''to be written and something of the
nature of the play. He guaranteed
everyone a good hoarty laugh clear
through tho performance. The cast
has been working very hard and a fin
ished performance is certain. Profes
sor Scott believed tho only way to ele
vate tho stage was through elevating
tho audience, "and that this could best
bo done by tho universities. H. F.
Wundor, chairman of tho play commlt
toe, urged the university public to sup
port tho play, as it was a new enter
prise and would probably 1o the be
ginning of big things along tho dra
Tho Junior quartet, composed of
MoBsrs. Slator, Wickland, Johnson and
Warner, closed tho-po(pMun-wlthtco
selections, "Tho Garden of Roses" and
The following are tho juniors elect
ed to tho Black Masquo society: Lou
ise (Barf, Esther Warner, Zora Fitzger
ald, Rtfth Haller, Vernn Hyder, Doris
Wood, Marie Jone, Hazel Hogrofe,
Alvina Zumwlnkol, Alma Zumwlhkel,
Alma Sullivan, Harriet Rymer, Grace
Bennett and Merle Thomas.
Ing nt all, for there are several thou
Chancellor Avery stated yostorday,
when Interviewed by a Ncbrnskan re
porter, that ho sincerely hdped Lin
coln would not have any epidemic this
year. He does not believe that a gen
eral vaccination will be nocossary, as
was Intimated In a city paper a few
days ago, When questioned regarding
this 'yesterday, the chancellor simply
sald-thatr-he hoped no geneml-vncclnn-tlon
would -be Inflicted. There are
only four students In quarantine nt
the present. Jenn Cain is rnpldly re
covering at Hotel tie Pesto. Gus Lof
gron and Howard Mielenz, the other
two boarders at tho hostolry, are
rather sick men. John Outright, who
Is quarantined nt his home, Is getting
over the epidemic as fast as could he
expected. However, there Is no dan
ger of him being released for nt least
INCREASE IN (ORNIIUSKER ORDERS
more opportunities to the onglncor,
Ueun Richards prefers to Btay strictly
Jn the engineering department.- This
will undoubtedly prove a great Jobb to
TWO MORE REHEARSALS
SPECIAL 8CENERY IS COMPLETE
AND ADVANCED SALE
700 SUBSCRIPTIONS, 100 MORE
THAN THIS TIME, LAST
NO GENERAL VACCINATION
CHANCELLOR DOES NOT BELIEVE
SITUATION SO SERIOUS
AS MADE OUT.
Subscriptions to tho Cornhuskcr
have been coming In moro rapidly
than evor before In the history of the
year book. Up to last night 700 or
ders had been taken which Is about
1 00"morc-t'lmir-nt-tho""snmotlm" lnsti
year. Tho haw school again demon
strated Its loyalty by handing In a list
of 07 last evening.
Because of the fact that many were
unable to order in tho regular two
days' campaign formerly plnnned, it
has been decided to continue for a
tlmo so that all may have an oppor
tunity, and no one can say when the
book is given out that he did not have
a chance to subscribe. A table will
bo placed in tho Mechanic Arts build
ing and tho one in the Library will
Those who have seen tho engraver's
proofs as they came back to he editor
have been loud In their praise of the
work. "Fine, the best I ever saw;
cuts like those will make tho best
book we over had," and similar expres
sions are common.
DEAN RICHARDS RESIGNS
REFUSES INCREASE OFFERED BY
NEBRASKA FOR AN
Two more dress rehearsals will he
held by the cast which Is to present
"A .Message lrom Mars" Saturday
night. One will be hold this after
noon nnd the last Saturday morning.
The Bpqclal scenery Iiub been made
and all Is In readiness. While the
advanced sale has been largo enough
to Insure the success of the ploy llnau
cially, however, there are a number of
good seats left yet, and the gallery
goes on sale Saturday at 8 p. m.
Those who saw tho rehearsal finst
evening were Yory complimentary. A
mnrked Improvement was shown, espe
cially In the details of tho acting.
The cast as It will "appear at tho
Oliver Is given below:
Mary Templar Hazel Johnson
Miss Martha Parker. .Klla M. Wilson
Mtb. Clarence .' Florence Rush
Flower Girl Edith Stombaugh
Old Lady Elsie Mathows
Polly MHdfed Revlns
-Hollar r-r .-..-: : . . . r. . : . : rBuln-Bntea-1
Horace Purker !...W. L. Hates
Messenger .Tames 10. Ellis
Arthur Dicey Senrle F. Holmes
Mr. Ferguson, a lawyer
Hnrold F. Slater
Dr. Chapman Clarence Clark
Sir Edward Vivian. . . : '
Ernest II. Graves
Tramp Dale S. Hoyles
Policeman Wayno F. Carroll
Muggrldge J. Ralph Wood
Jim , . . W. R, Power
Guests. Poor People. Newsboys,
Hospital Attendants, etc.
FACULTY MEMBER8 THINK THAT
DIVI.8ION. IS PERMANENT.
PROVISION APPLIES TWO YEARS
Possibility that Amendment May
Bring Back to One Mill Levy
nncf Leave to Regents.
DEMOCRATIC CLUB CONVENE8.
JCbe smallpox situation is not
thought tq bo so serious as some would
mako out During the entire college
year so far only ten students havo
had tho disease. This is -not alarm-
Although there has beon a rumor
for some time, tho authorities yester
day mode public" tho first" stale'merft
that Dean C. R. Richards had decided
to" sover his connection with 'the Uni
versity of Nobrnska and is going to
Illinois next year. The now position
offers an Incroaso in salary, and .will
pay $4,000. Regent 'Allon and Chan
cellor Avery acting as tho rogqnt com
'mlttee offered Dean Richards, subject
to tho approval of the board of ro
gonts, tho position of consulting ar
chitect durlncr tho summer months,
thus bringing tho salary up to that of
fered' by Illinois.
The offer was declined, mainly be
cause of tho fact that Illinois 1s more
of a manufacturing state nnd offers
Adopts Resolution to Be Presented to
Board of Regents.
Last night the Democratic club met
at the Lincoln hotel and listened to
addresses by Arthur Mullln, formerly
oil Inspector of Nebraska, and John
Moorchcad, president pro torn of tho
It was decided to reserve a section
for university men at the Bryan ban
quet next Montlny night. The club
will hold a banquet of Its own In Mny.
Resolutions asking permission for the
polltlcnL iilubs to bo allowed to meet
on tho campus were drawn up and will
be presented to the board of regents,
At the present time there is 'a ruling
against political organizations meeting
on tho university grpunds, It is a
reclsslon or modification of this rule
which is asked.
There seems to bo some mlsuntleK
standing us to tho meaning of II. R.
No. (520. which provides for the one
half mill lovy for tho university. Ac
cording to the original report thoro
was to be a one mill lcv.y for the ro
moval of the university to tho fnrm.
Later tho bill was amdiulcd by the
finance committee so as to provido a
one-half mill lovy, and that "for tho
coming blonnlum this amount should
be equally divided between the two
The chancellor's oilico has been be
sieged with inquiries from members
or the faculty as to why this levy was
to be divided, many having got tho
Impression that the division is to take
place Tor tho entire eight years. Dy
looking at the words of tho report it
will readily be seen that tho division
iBto juiDlyiD. t.bp,cijjitngjvivJoiArB
oniy. Willie tiie legislature lias the
power to levy a tax which will re
main In force until rcpenlcd, it
can only appropriate for tho time in
which it Is In existence.
May Be Changed.
It Is posslblo that before final pass
age tlio bill will be amended so as to
bring it back to tho original one mill
levy usked, and lcavo tho expenditure
In the hands of the rogonts. As It Is
the moneys accumulating from this tax '
up until March 31, 1913, will bo divid
ed between tho two plants, after which
time it will be in tho discretion of the
succeeding legislatures to mako what
ever appropriation of the funds thoyA
may Beo lit.
Tho idea that tho fund's wero to bo
equally divided for tho next eight
years has orcatcd much excitement on
the campus among both tho faculty .
members 'and tho students.
FIRST PRELIMINARIES OVER.
Field Geology 21,
Class will meet in TJ5 for confer
ence tonight (Friday) at 7 o'clock.
Session will last about thirty minutes.
Plans for field work will bo outlined,
'AH members of the class should be'
N. A. DBNGTSON.
Finals In Wrestling Tournament 8a t-.
urday Afternoon Instead of ;
, Tho preliminaries of the wrestling
tournament wore hold, in the gym-
naslum Thursday afternoon, 4 to h
o'clock, in all weights excopt the 125
to 135 pound class. These will bo held '
Friday "afternoon. Thoso who .go to'
J tho finals are; Heavy-weight, Elliott'
and Stelk; light-heavy, C. B, Tony and
McCor.mlck tlo (another try-out Friday
to see who wrestles Miller Snturdfty);
middle, Nlsley nnd Miller; welter
weight, Votavn and Munson. The
finals wore to have1 beon hold Friday
evening, but have been postponed be
cause of the Gotch-Cutler match at tho
Oliver. Tho winners are to bo declared
the' University Wrestling club cham
prons, for their respective wolghts,
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