The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, May 10, 1911, Image 1
Zbc Sail Utebraehan ; Vol. X. No. 138 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1911. Price 5 Cents. 7? M . HIGH SCHOOL FETE DAY A BRAND GALA AFFAIR QREATE8T EVENT IN LIFE SECONDARY SCHOOL. OF MEDALS FOR THE WINNERS Lincoln Commercial Club to Help Pay Local Expenses and University Donates Field. One week from Friday will be a gala day for all the high schools of the state of Nebraska and Indirectly a noteworthy ovont for university stu dents, especially Greek letter men. On that date the Nebraska high school athletic meet, commonly termed high school fete day, will be held In Lincoln. All athletes of Nebraska who are students of high schools Incorporated in the Nebraska High School Athletic association are eligible to this meet. A maximum entry of ten and a mini mum of two men per school Is re quired in each event. Support the Meet. Tho meet will bo held on the new Nebraska athletic field, this having been given to tho high school associa tion in order that the meet might, be an assured success from the stand point of favorable grounds. Tho Lin coln Commercial club has alsp co-operated with the association to guar antee tho retention of Lincoln as the location of tho annual meet and has made an appropriation to cover all the local expenses. Beautiful gold, Bterllng silver and bronze mednls will be awarded to first, second, and third place winners respectively. A banner will be donat ed to the winning relay team, although .no Individual medals will be granted to tho members of the team. An ex traordinarily handsomo banner will bo given tho team winning tho great est number of points. Five, three, two and one points' will be tho scores of the first, second, .third and fourth placo winners, respectively. On Track and Field. The track and field events include all of those found In Intercollegiate contests, namely, 100-yard dash, 220 yard dash, 440-yard run, one-mile run, 120 and 220-yard hurdles, one-half mile relay, polo vault, 12-pound Bhot put, running Irish jump, discus throw, running broad jump, and 12-pound hammer throw. Nebraska high school fete day is one of the greatest events In the lives of Nebraska students. It Is also an occasion of vital Interest to all, true Nebraska students. Consequently, It Is urged by tho local committee of the association" that theunlyerslty. Btudent body rally to tho support of this 1911 ' meet and mako it one of tho best In history. There 1b- no doubt that the, fraternity men will take advantage of this opportunity, in view of the fact that this affords an excellent time for these university men to note the ath: letlc qualities of prospective students. . FANNY DRAKE FOR SECRETARY. circles. After graduating from tho uni versity Miss Drake went to Now York city and spont a year In Dr. White's Bible school. From there she went to Rochester, N. Y., where Bhe held the position of Industrial secretary of the city Y. W. C. A. for three years, gain ing a reputation whllo thero as one of the foremost Industrial secretaries In the country. For the past year she has been connected with tho city association hero and has Interested herself to a marked degree In varjous civic, social and religious enterprises In Lincoln. Her large experlenco and training will without doubt prove val uable in her university work, which will begin In September. GREAT LAW HOLIDAY BARBECUE COMES OFF REGARD- LESS OF WEATHER CONDITIONS. boy scout movement. Evory college man In his homo community Is more or less a model for the boys of his acquaintance. Every one haB hoard of tho boy scout movement and Is more or less familiar with the meth ods used. Tho movement advances from the theoretical to tho practical stage when competent leaders are chosen to tako up tho work. Mr. Fos ter is tho boys' secretary at tho city Y. M. C. A. Ho will discuss tho prin ciples of scout craf ana Point out how college mon may exert a largo influence among tho boys of their homo town by starting bucIj a move. Sam Is an Interesting speaker and his experience and work among tho boys has given lrlm a keen Insight Into tho work of tho boy scout. DEAN RICHARDS TO IN8PECT. Prominent Nebraska Graduate to Take Charge of Y. W. C. A. Miss Fannlo Drake, a graduate of Nebraska university '06, has, been chosen to succeed Miss Carrie Shultz as secretary of thor-unlveralty Y..W. Cr A". Afio association, , considers it-,, self especially fortunate -in haying se cured Mis Drake;, as spe is : well lcnown and. appreciated in university Fair weather or foul, tho big law barbecue comes off today and from the plans of thoso in charge will be the real class of the year. At 9:50 o'clock four or five big cars will meet the students of tho law department di rectly In front of tho gate anil the band and student body will go to the beach in theBe. More cars will leave Ninth and. O at 11 o'clock for the con venience of thoso coming from Om aha, Nebraska City and other points. All Beven of the supremo judges will adjourn court to attend and will leave on the 11 o'clock cars, together with a large number of attorneys who can not get away earlier. The preparations have gone on In a lavish manner and there will be lunch galore. The big steer which has been reposing" in tho coolers of Schwarzchlld & Sulzberger went on tho spit at 4 o'clock this morning and tho savory odors of roast beof will greet the lawyers as they reach tho beach. Twelve hundred buns have been purchased and coffeo and Ice cream enough for six hundred are on the grounds awaiting tho concentrated attack of tlio hungry laws. Numerous athletic, events aro to bo pulled off. There will bo ball games and all tho races In tho racing vocab ulary from relay to potato. Tho speak er of the day will bo Dean Ringer of South Omaha, a university graduate. Tho Intention of thoso In charge is to mako the day ono of fun and frolic and. no tlmo or expense has- been spared. Colonel Kremer Asks Him to Be Pres ent at Review. Dean Richards has accoptcd tho In vitation of Colonel Kremer tcf Inspect tho university cadet reglmont at tho review on Thursday ovenlng. This honor is seldom accorded to tho'mom hers of tho university faculty, but Ne braska's popular engineering college dean, who Is to go to a new position at tho University of Illinois, will bo honored' In this way. Tho Thursday evening military drills aro alwayB open to tho public nnd a small body of students usually turns out to oc cupy the bleachers. ACTUALLY A LIMIT. Reservations Not Paid for to Be Placed on Sale Friday. There is no joke about tho limit in the number of tickets for tho mill tary dance. It is actually to bo lim ited. The tickets are nearly all spoken for and a majority of them have been paid for. Chairman Hathaway an nounced last night that ho wanted to assure his friends and the friends of other members of the committee that no tickets would be held after Friday noon. Thero is sufficient demand so that all unsold, tickets will be re leased for sale Friday noon regard less of who the person is. who has asked for the reservation. Thero is suro to be 'a mad rush for tickets at the last minute. v SWEN80N TAKES ORATORICAL. Radcliffe Gets Second Place In Speak ing Contest. With "Opportunity for True Suc cess" as his subject, J. M. Swonson won first place In the annual oratorical contest held under tho auspices of the college of law. It was held In tho .sci ence hall of tho Temple Monday oven lng. Clayton Radcliffo was second. Tho orations- woro good and well de livered. A small crowd was present. VIKINGS INITIATE. Eight Men Are Taken Into the Junior 8oclety. Tho Vikings, the Junior men's soci ety, held an. initiation last evenlngi Viking is a society composed of junior men and is supposed to stand for much tho same as tho Innocents to tho seniors, Iron Sphinx to tho sopho mores and SpIkeB to the froshmon. The "following wero taken in: Thad Saunders, Clayton Radcliffe, Howard Oullfoil, Miner Sherwood, Arthur May, Mac Woodard, Wayne Carroll and William Randall. OFFICERS GLOB DECIDES FOR COMPANY SPONSORS CHOICE TO BE MADE BY FIRST 8ERGEANT. CLAIM CADET. ARE INSPIRED Names to Remain a Secret Until For mally Announced at Military Ball Saturday. SAM FOSTER THIS EVENING. Speaks on v Boy Scout. Movement at' 'Y. M.C A. t ' . At. the mid-week meeting; tonight a (Jj: 4 6, at 'the Y, M. "C. A,rpqnjBvin.the Temple, Sam Foster will discussthe MISS SIMPSON'S RECITAL. Renders Excellent Program at the Temple Theater. Last evening In the Temple thoator Miss Anna Ray Simpson gave a re cital for graduation, Miss Simpson's interpretation of several numbers of tho program was exceedingly flno, the selection "Roses from the South" be ing especially' so. Miss Simpson has been a student with Robert W. Ste vens. Tho iprograni: Bourreo Bach-Jbscffy "Du hist die Ruh'"...,Schubert-LIszt Tarantella, O sharp minor.... Nlcode Baracarolle, A minor Rubinstein Love Song, bp, 26, No. $...Stojowski Waltz, "Roses from tho South!' i. ' ,' ...... Strauss-Schuett Concerto, C minor. ..',,... Plerne Allegro-Maestoso ' Allegro-Scherzando Allegro un poco agitato Sponsors aro to bo selected as honorary members of oach of tho sovon military companies. Such was the decision of tho Officers' club at Us meeting hold last night. Tho move ment to have an olaborato system of co-ed soldiers, ono for each company, has at last proved to be of conse quent and sponsors will inspire tho men to greater valor on tho field of drill. Tho sponsor will bo chosen by tho first sergeant of the company and tho name submitted to the officers for their approval. This will bo a special honor of tho young women who aro lucky enough to bo selected, nnd It Is planned to have tho captains pro sent them to tho companies at a spo clal ceremony somo day next week. This will probably bo on Thursday evening, although no announcement of the dato has been made. Cozy Corners. Announcement of tho Bponaor elec tions will bo made Saturday ovenlng at tho military ball. It Is planned to keep tho names secrot up to that tlmo. A number of other now stunts aro being planned for tho big mili tary dance. Cozy cornors aro to bo constructed for the occasion. Tho decorations will bo elaborate. Walt's full orchestra of twelve pieces will furnish the music, assisted by tho uni versity cadet band. Tho band will appear In full military attire. A num ber of tents will bo Bet up to form "headquarters row." Tho committee is working night nnd day to mak'o this first annual military ball a grand success. GIRLS PLAY BASE BALL TRACK MEET AND ATHLETIC CON- TE8T TO BE HELP FRIDAY. Tho girls of the university have mastered the gamo of Indoor baseball and a match game will culminate the season. Two teams will bo chosen, -with Lottie Savage and Gladys Bunt acting as captalnB. All tho enthusi asm belonging formerly to basketball has transferred Itself to tho knowledge and practice of the national game. Como out and boo tho skill which the girls exhibit and have as much fun out of It as they do If you can. Before this gamo a short track ath letic contest will bo hold, in which any- of the' university girls may enter by registering with MIs's Glttlngs be fore Friday. A silver cup will be given tho all-round champion., JThe events will bo as follows: 25-yard dash, 50 yard dash,, hurdle race, running high jump, and shot put. The meet takes place on the ath. letlc field Friday, May 12, at 4 p mv The track evenCa will occupy the hour from 4 until 5and the basobalfgamo from 5 until 6. "All women of the atu (dent body and the faculty will- be ad mitted. All men, however, are barred. . I :$&azxTt& r?&g&bM8i ,- .i'-ltftfcKif'', ja;(ju ;'HJU&.'