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VOL. XI. NO. 7.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4, 1911.
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FIRST YEAR CLASSMEN
LISTEN TOjOOD ARVIGE
FRE8HMEN ARE FILLED WITH
Innocents and Black Masques En
deavor to Inspire the First
Tho Freshmen cIqbb turned out In
goodly numbers Tuesday morning to
attend the special convocations hold
In its honor. Vorn Bates presided
over tho men's mooting and Intro
duced Chancellor Avery as the first
Tho Chancellor indulged In a llttlo
confidential talk, giving his hearers
a few tips aB to tho boBt method of
getting along well In tho University.
Ho urgod that tho best "way to gain
favor with ono's professgr was by
crediting him with a llttlo knowl
edge, bolng regular 1n attendance,
and reasonable In the amount and
quality of work done.
Dobbs and Reed Present.
Stuart P. DobbB was tho next
speakor. Ho spoke of tho value of
taking an actlvo part In tho collego
affairs, contending that It gave to the
participant a cortaln breadth of mind
and character building that ho could
not got elsewhere. He also urged tho
froshmon to bo loyal to tho Institu
tion, for therein lay the secret of
tholr future successes,
Guy Rood spoke briefly on tho sub
ject of-athletics. He reviewed-soma
of tho past glorios of Cornhuskor
toaniB and pralBed tho man who gets
out and does something to develop
himself In an athletic way. In this
connection he aBked tho now - stu
dents to interest themselves in ath
lotlCB and to support the management
by procuring a season ticket.
Dr. Condra Exhorts.
Dr. Condra closed tho toast list
with a stirring appeal for tho devel
opment of real manhood. Ho Hpoke
of tho clasiflcaUou of rest, work and
play and auvlced that If every one
would distribute equally in his dally
life these three factors ho would Im
prove hlmBolf and become botor
equipped for future sorvlco. Ho
mado slight montlon of the Olympics
and aroused the class to considerable
.enthusiasm as ho portrayed the pos
sibilities of defeating the second year
mon. Finally ho condemned tho man
who knocks and warned the freBh
mon against getting into tho habit.
Miss Ensign to Girls.
Tho froBhmon girls mot in tho
Temple undor tho auspices of the
Black Masque. Ruth Haller presided.
Miss Ensign made tho , Introductory
talk, discussing Bomo of tho prob
lems that tho college woman moots.
Sho askod the girls to realize some
of tho opportunities that 'their years
in collego would bring forth.
Miss BnBlgn further urgod their co
operation in aroiiBlng sentimont for
rosidonco halls and a woman's build
ing, two institutions needed badly at
Four of the Black Masque girls
spoke on the following subects.
Esther Warner, -'Y. W. C. A."
Alvina Zumwlnklo, "University
(Continued on Pago 3)
"HEY, YOU GUYS"
You Huskies with the BIG LUNGS !
Meet me after Convocation tomorrow, (Thursday) at the sun-dial be
tween the Library and the Administration Building.
My name Is Hawley, and I am the YELL-MASTER.
ARE YOU HEP? I WANT ONE HUNDRED LIVE ONES WHO
WILL STICK WITH ME!
PROFESSOR jHEDD RESIGNS
ACCEPTS POSITION AT AMES,
Prof. C. K. Shodd, professor of ag
ricultural engineering, tondored his
resignation yesterday morning in or
der to accopt a similar position with
Iowa Agricultural Collego at Ames.
rrofosBor Shodd stated last night
that ho would assumo his now duties
us soon after November 1st us pos
sible. Ho will have tho title of as
sistant professor of agricultural en
gineering. Given Professorship.
Professor Shedd was among Uiobo
who benoflted by the rocont action
of tho board of regents, who created
full professorships at tho Farm, and
was in lino for a raise in salary, but
had already accopted tho terms of
the larger institution in Iowa.
PHI RIIO PLEDGES OUT
THE MEDICAL FRATERNITY AN-
NOUNCES LIST OF SEVEN
Phi Itho Sigma, one of two medical
fraternities in tho University, an
nounced ltB pledge list yesterday.
Sovon mon have taken tho oath and
donned tho ribbons. Phi Rho is tho
only modlcal fratornlty In the Btato
which maintains a house, fratornlty
houseB being open at both Omaha and
Tho following mon have been
pledged: S. O, . Roobo, Randolph;
Clinton Heine, Hooper; W. F. May
land, Seward; A. C. Barry, May wood;
Orvlllo Johnson, Gibbon; A. D. Mun
ger, Olowoln, Iowa, and S. H. Miles,
South Lancaster, Mass.
TO DISTRIBUTE LOANS.
Faculty Committee Appointed to
Help Worthy students.
Professor Chatburn, Mr. Wester
man and Dean Bossy havo been ap
pointed by Chanpollor Avery to re
port on the disposition of tho Univer
sity loan fund.
ThlB fund was contributed last
spring by Mr. J. A. Waddoll an emi
nent Kansas City engineer, Hon. John
R. Webster of Omaha, and Regent
Tho fund consists of several thous
and dollars, tho interest of which goes
to pay ho expenses of needy univer
sity students. It is the judgment of
the chancellor that tho money will bo
devoted to paying the expenses of ad
vance studonts rather than those of
A. A. REEDjELECTED
CH08EN TO SUCCEED McBRIEN
IN EXTENSION DEPART
MENT OF U. OF N.
Inspector of Accredited Schools A.
A. Rood has boon appointed director
of university extension, following tho
resignation of J. L. McBrlon, who haB
boon the director for the past threo
This appointment will not conflict
with the presont position of Inspect
or Rood, however, aB ho retains tho
ofllco of high school Inspector, which
he has hold for four yearB. Both do
purlmonts will bo continued, but un
der ono dlroctor.
A. A. Rood camo to the university
from Superior, Nob., where ho had
been superintendent of bcIiooIb. Since
coming hero ho has becomo, asido
from liis position as inspector, editor
of tho University Journal, and secre
tary of tho teach ors bureau through,
which positions are found for tho
graduates from tho teachorB collego.
His acquaintance with the school
mon of tho state will mako the posi
tion of dlroctor of extension ono
which ho can readily fill.
Mr. McBrlon sovored his concc
tlons with tho unlvorslty yostorduy.
Ho has opened an ofllco In tho city
as director of a lyceiim bureau.
Mr. George Crocker, formerly su
perintendent of tho Teachers Collego
high school, will bo nsBoclatod with
NEBRASKAN WANTS WOMEN
NEW DEPARTMENT TO BE
EDITED BY UNIVERSITY
Tho Nobraskau will soon establish
a woman's department. Young
women who deslro to apply for tho
position of editpr of the column
should see or writo tho city editor at
once. His ofllco hours are from
eleven to twelve o'clock each morn
ing. Experience in reporting will
not bo necessary and all women stu
dents may try for tho editorship or
writo occasional articles for tho de
partment. Those interested in ono
or more lines of student activity are
especially urged to help make tho
proposed column a success.
ENGINEERS TO MEET.
A mooting of tho Engineering so
ciety wil be hold tonight in M. E. 200.
Important business will be brought
up and all members are urged to be
GEO. K. LEONARD,
PROF. H. R. SMITH
TO LEAVE NEBRASKA
RESIGNATION MAY BE LOOKED
FOR ANY DAY.
EXPECTS TO 00 TO MINNESOTA
Will Become Professor of Animal
Husbandry at Gopher
Prof. H. R. Smith of the State Farm
has boon tondored tho head profos
sorBhlp of tho animal husbandry do
partmont at tho Unlvorslty of Min
nesota, and will probably accopt, as
tho Gopher Institution pays $1,000
per annum more than Nobraska.
During tho ton yearB In which Pro
fossor Smith has boon with tho Insti
tution tho nnlmal husbandry dopart
mont hns grown by leaps and bounds
and today It ranks well with tho.Bo
of our larger colloges. Six thousand
dollars In prizes hns been won upon
cattle dovoloped by him Blnco ho
took chargo of tho department.
Professor Smith has acquired a
wido acquaintance among tho stock
men of tho stnto and he 1b spoken of
by them In tho highest of torms.
His work us a cattlo judgo has
taken him to many of our leading
fairs and expositions and has boon
Is Author Too.
Many bulletins havo boon wrltton
b Professor Smith and his book on
titled ""ProflTablo" " Stocfr'FeodIng?'-!?"'
accopted as a standard text over tho
United States In agricultural schools,
He holds positions upon soveral
Important agricultural committees at
tho proBont tlmo.
Profossor Smith has not as yot ton
dored his resignation nnd Bald last
night that ho would bo unable to ar
range to leave until he had finished
somo work ho has how on hand. Ho
oxpocts to leavo about tho middle of
Visited Illinois and Met Former Ne
Prof. Geo. R. Chatburn returned
Monday from Chicago, whoro ho went
to attend a mooting of a commlttoo
appointed by the American Society
for Testing Materials to deliver tests
and specifications of tile.
Ho spont a day on his roturn trip
nt Champaign, the seat of tho Unl
vorslty of illinoIsr While thero ho
met Prof. C. R. Richards, Dr. H. B.
Ward, Prof. Morgan Brooks, Prof.
Lockwood Towno and Prof Joel Stob
bons, ail former Nebraskans. All
seemed to like Illinois, but some were '
a llttlo homo sick.
Professor Stobblns reported tho dis
covery of a now comet which he had
sighted on Saturday. He stated that
in case the newly discovered child '
did' not got obstreperous ho hoped to
introduce it to science soon.
Medics Meet Friday.
Tho Medical society will meet in
N 210 at 5 v? m., -Friday. An elec
tion of officers will bo held. All
members are expected to bo present.
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