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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (April 26, 1911)
TEbe SDatl TFlebrashan
Vol. X. No. 129
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1911.
Price 5 Cents.
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PATE FOR DANDELION
DAY CHANGED TO FRIDAY
CHANCELLOR AND DEANS WILL
ING TO GRANT HOLIDAY.
COMMITTEE TO BE -APPOINTED
Each Worker to Bring His Own Knife
and Band to Furnish Music
for the Slaughter.
Dandelion ,day Iuib been changed
from Saturday morning, April 29, to
next Friday. On that afternoon, there
will be a holiday and no classes Will
be hold at tho university. This ac
tion hns been taken because It was
thought the students would- be more
willing to work nt such a time than
on Saturday, when many have other
engagements When the proposition
was finally put boforo the chancellor
and the deans of the respective col
leges they readily gave their assent.
To Appoint Committee.
Chancellor Avery will appoint a
committee to make final arrangements
tomorrow morning. It is Intended that
the students huve entire charge of af
fairs so near as It Is possible. What
ever old can be tendered by the fac
ulty in a collateral way will bo forthcoming.
-pip h o:nrlf ! tn bring llJSv OW1)
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nearly four thousand, at least one
thousand could bo found who would
be willing to help. Tljls, however, de;
ponds on tho Individual offort put
- Fraternities Volunteer.
While the flowers have not 'yet be
come over rromlnent, still the plants
are numerous. In the course of a
week or bo the green would be lost In
the yollow. It will not lie a great
while before the older blossoms go to
seed. It is desirous that this be pro-
vented so as to make tho crop lighter
Several fraternities have already
volunteered to come out in a body. It
is most probable that the rest will fol
low their example. Similar action is
expected on the pnrt of other organizations.
ground has been spaded out In the
shape of tho state and thti counties
have all been measured off exactlj
Different kinds or vegetation, typical
to that county, will be grown In the
plots. Professor French is In charge
of tho work.
Y. M. C. A. FINDS WORK.
BAND CONCERT ON THE CAMPUS
PLAN TO AWAKEN GREATER
BRASKA SPIRIT AMONG
Th rough the efforts of boiuo of the
leading students of tho university a
band stand is to be built on the cam
pus and a concert will be given by the
cadet band Thursday, May 4. Tho pur
pose is to awaken n greater Nebraska
spirit among the students of the in
stitution. It Is the general belief that
there arc not enough thingB to draw
them together and there is not the
Employment Department Will Help
Students This 8ummer.
The employment department of the
Y. M. 0. A. has recolvad to date some
488 applications for employment by
students who wIbIi to work during the
coming summer. This is a rather large
number and more aro expected before
the semester closes, but work will be
found Tor many of the applicants. Out
of some 1100 applications for temporary
work during tho year over 250 stu
dents weie found places where they
could help earn their way through
TICKET ARE ARSOLOTELY
NECESSARY IVY DAY
PURCHASE 8HOULD BE MADE.
THI8 WEEK ANYHOW.
CAN BE HAD OF COMMITTEEMEN
"The Fair Equestrienne" to Be 8taged
by Dramatic Club and Stunts Are. '
Still a Mystery. ,.
NEW CANDIDATE OUT.
knife with which to cut out the yel
low flowers. Means will be provided
for the transportation of the weeds
away from the campus. Squads will
be organized aud the work carried on
In an orderly fnBhlon.
Not All Work.
Work will not bo the only thing on
tho program. It la planned to have the
entire cadet band out to furnish mu
sic during tho time devoted to labor
It Is also probable that some good
speakers will be heard and that some
entertainment will be provided on the
athletic field", when tho "yoll6w peril"
hns been vanquished. As soon as ap
pointed, the committee will Immedi
ately meet and make arrangements
for these matters.
It Is expected that Dandelion da
will bo a substitute for Arbor day at
the university. In many of the larger
Institutions of the west this day is ob
served by Improving the grounds in
every possible way. Arbor day pnBse'd
unnoticed at Nebraaku, but Dandelion
day tb all Intents and purposes will
take its place. If the students re
spond as it Is expotced they should
this Is t,o become one of tho regular
holidays of the school year.
Girls Want to Work.
Tho students are the ones most In
terested In t ho appearance of the
grounds, and there is little reason why
ovory able bodied man in tho univer
sity should not b'o willing to work for
a couple o.f hours one day la the year,
If such labor will bo a benefit to the
Some of the women say that tho
fairer sex should not bo excluded.
They are not going to ho excluded bv
any means. On the contrary they aro
going' to be urged to help in what
ever way they can.' Some have aald
that they can dig more dandelions
than any boy, so they are going to be
given tho chance.
At Least a Thousand.
The grasB haa died out in a few
large spots, which aro being seeded.
These will not need to be gone over
nnuTareTni advantage agalnst-ithel
dendelionB. If flvo hundred come out,
tho work-can be completed In a few
hours. It seeniB that In a state uni
versity claiming an enrollment of
feeling of loyalty townrd-the institu-
tlon that there should be. Too man)
are absorbed In tho affairs of their
own narrow sphere and an endeavor
will bo made to make them under
stand the greater college life nnd the
feeling of unity that should bo preva
lent in the student body. Tho band is
preparing a good program for the first
concert, and if It is a success, others
SENIOR CLASS PROGRAM.
Large Crowd Present Hears an Excel
The senior class -had charge of con
vocation yesterday morning and the
program, drew a large crowd. H. W.
Plasters had charge of tho exercises.
MIhs Agnes Wlckstrum of tho school
of music gave a piano solo of rare ex
cellence. MIbb Julia Nagl gave a read
ing from "If I Were King," In which
she portrayed several characters with
great ability. A. M. Hare road a short
class history, reviewing the main
achievements of tho class since Its en
trance Into the university.
0. W. Miller, Champion Wrestler, An
0. W. .Miller, who has achieved
prominence as a wrestler, has. an
nounced his candidacy for the athletic
board. While this Is Miller's first
year In this university he has had ex
perience in other schools for Bevcral
years. He announces that he is in
favor of broader baseball rules in the
-conference muL-fur the: general Uy-
buildlng of all athletics.
NOT A UNIVERSITY STUDENT.
NOVElJ MAP OF NEBRASKA.
Temple High Class n Agriculture
The class In agriculture of the
Temple high school is making a novel"
map of Nebraska on the vacant lot
south of the Temple. A plot of
Victim of Robbery Erroneously Named
In the Star.
A prominent university student was
much besieged with interrogations last
night, and this morning as the re
BUlt of an error In last evening's Lin
coln Dally Star. Ho was named as tho
victim of highwaymen But such was
not the case. Tho person held! up was
a younger brother attending the Lin
Tho Ivy day commltteo urges all
students to buy their tlckotB for Ivy
day as soon as poEBlhlo as there aro
always some who aro late. It will
avoid confusion If when you sec n
committee member you will got your
ticket. Tho following havo tlcketp for
sale: Sonlor committee C. J. Lord,
chairman; H. M. N'oblo, Boa Cher
rlngton, M. O. Bates, J. 13. La'wronco,
Hattlo . Ogdon, Jessie Cully, Stella
Hardy and Marian Whitmoro; tho
junior commjttee K. 11. Spauldlng,
chairman; Goorgo Leonard, E. Wohl
en berg, A. T. Newman, Floronco IUibIi,
Mario Smart, Mildred Bevlns; sopho
mores E. l Sndcr; freshmen
Dramatic Club Play.
Twenty-five cents is the price of a
-ticketand admits toafternoon and
evening. In the evening each clasB
will put on, a stunt. These stunts are
to occupy soven minutes, and Just
what they will consist of Is a mystery
and will remain so until they are put
on. If you havo no ticket you will ho
unable to witness any of tho exercises
at tho farm.
The Dramatic club will put on ono
of tho best plays ovor presented by
them. The title is "Tho Fair Eques
trienne." It Is one of the cleverest
comedies seen in late years and a
'good presentation is assured
DRAMATIC 'CLUB ANNOUNCES
CHALLENGE TO CORNHUSKER8.
Dopesters Seek Scalps of the Artists
The staff of the Dally Nebraskan
has organized a baseball team and is
out after games. This fact was made
known after a short meeting held In
the ofllco yesterday. One of the
unique things about It Is that a certain
percentage of tho team must refrain
from indulging in any practice what
soever. Tho following challenge has
-The Nebraskan basoball teamn here
by publicly challenges tho represent
atives of the Cornhusker to a game to
bo played' some time during the next
V. 0. HASCALL,
Hag'ensick's Orchestra -
- JL4imteci ,
THOSE WHO RECEIVED UNANI
MOUS DECISION FOR MEM-
BER8HIP MADE KNOWN.
Tho results of the Dramatic club
try-outs- were announced Tuesday
evening. Tho commltteo of Judges,
composed of members of tho club, had
a difficult task to perform, as the try
out was ono of the largest that has
over been held. Tho. contest was held
Saturday afternoon and continued for
several hours. Tho delay In the an
nouncement has been occasioned by
tho fact that tho committee has founu
It necessary to luTVo several sittings
boforo It could reach a satisfactory
Tho following received tho unani
mous decision of the Judges: , Edith
Stombaugh, Harry Hough,, Otto Walt
ers, Hazel Porrln, Guy Kiddoo, Harry
Coffeo, Alma Plasters, Otto SInklo,
Dale Boyles, FJorenco Farnam, Ben
All Uioeo who tried out aro request
ed tb seo Miss Howell In U106 at once
regardless of the results of tho con-tost.
- Sophomores Attention.
Sophonioro baseball practice, Thurs
day afternoon from 3 to 5, Game with
the Outlaws Friday afternoon nnd the
out for practice.
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