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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 5, 1911)
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VOL. XI. NO. 8.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, OCT. 5, 1911.
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ANNUAL SGRAP SOON
FIRST YEAR MEN TO BATTLE FOR
OLYMPICS' PLANS 'UNDER WAY
Coach Stlehm Choice of Dr. Condra
for Head Referee of Interclasi
- Supremacy Struggle.
WANT HOWLING HUNDRED
BIG SQUAD OF ROOTERS TO BE
ORGANIZED BY BOB HAWLEY
Tho annual Freshman-Sophomore
scrap In tho form of regulated athletic
games will bo pulled off within the
noxt week or bo. As yet no date has
.boon sot for tho contest. Arrange
ments are In the hands of a Joint
committee representing all four
Tho old time, barbarQUS clasB
"scraps" which used to produce brok
en bones and bruised heads at all col
leges about this time of year, are
rapidly giving way to organlcd manly
contests of strength and pluck. Thie
fact Is evidenced by tho numerous let
ters received by Chancellor Avery In
regard to Nebraska's annual FreBh-man-Sophomoro
Origin at Nebraska.
Nebraska's system of contests is
recognized as the best, for it is being
looked upon, by other colleges and
universities as a good pattern. In
fact, tho scarlet and cream Olympics
"were tho only original of tho sort now
"boing adopted all over the country.
A letter from the Washington Col
legoof "Agriculture at Pullman, Washs
la tho latest request for information
-on tho Olympics. It has boon received
"by tho chancellor.' Tho Universities
of Georgia, North Carolina, South
Carolina, Purdue, and a dozen other
"big colleges in tho oast and south
liavo alBo written tho Nebraska au
thorities and adopted up-to-date
means of handling their Freshman
Condra Gets Credit.
Since Dr. G. E. Condra of the facul
ty, originated tho Olympics, they haye
"been developed Into a highly organ
ized event, In which not only the
"vvholo student body, but the national
college world Is Interested. Coach
Stlehm will probably bo chief referee
and advisor of this year's Olympics,
t tho request of Dr. Condra, who will
"help organize thqm as before. Com
mittees of seniors and juniors. In co
operation with tho Innocents, will
rnanage; the affair.
SENIORS TO ELECT PRESIDENT
SEARLE HOLMES THE ONLY CAN-
DIDATE OTHER CLA88E8
If the plans of Yoll-inastor Dob
Hawloy do not miscarry, NobraBka'B
rooting the coming season will bo no
lesB impreusivo than is the size of
Hawloy has boon laying awake
nights all summer thinking Up stunts
to add attractiveness and spice to
this featuro of the big games, and has
evolved a great many plans. Not tho
loast among them Ib that of having
a squad of regulars, one hundred in
number, formed into a permanent or
ganization, which will go in a body
to all tho games, and form a sort of
lump of leaven for tho wholo bleach
ers. MuBt Be Live.
Theso mon are to bo chbson for
tholr vocal ability, vim, and enthus
iasm, and will comprise tho cream of
tho campus. Tho old plan of having
a roBorvod rooting section will bo re
tained, and Hawley wishes to see a
thousand beside 1i1b squad in it at
every game. Plans are alBo under
way for various spectacular docora
tivo schomos in which both men and
co-eds will figure..
The now arrangement of tho stands
and bleachers offers a fertile field for
development, along theso lines, and
ideas are at a premium. Tho first
meeting of tho "Howling Hundred"
will bo held UjIb morning at tho sun
MfBRASKAN TO PRINT JOKES
WOULD-BE, WITTICI8M8 TO HAVE
.COLUMN OF THEIR OWN.
A, squib column, for jokoB and near
jokes, will be oho of tho experiments
to bo tried soon to make Tho Nobras-
kaiumoro lively and Interesting. Con
tributions of this nature," covering
witty or humorous Incidents in classes
and on tho campus, should bo ad
dressed to the city editor arid left at
tho office the day thojr occur.
W. J. BRYAN TO ASSIST
WILL HELP UNIVER8ITY Y. M. C. A.
TO PROMOTE RELIGIOUS
Tho sonior class Will meet this
morning to boIvo tho first political
problem of tho year. S.earlo Holmes
Ib tho only announced candidate for
tho presidency of tho fourth- yoar class
but, according to rumor, a dark horse
may bo looked for. The senior oloc
tlon will bo hold In Momorlal hall at
11:30 o'clock. It is considered cer
tain tha Holmes will bo elected. Im
portant plans will alBo be considered
at tho meeting. H. B. Poarce, retiring
prcBidont, will preside.
Junior Candidates Active.
Horbort Potter and Clayton Had
cllffo1 aro still tho aspirants for the
junior1, plum distribution job. Both
mon nro prominent clasBinon. Rad
cllffo has distinguished himself in de
bate while Potter is a football player
Both Potter nnd Radcliffo aro wag
ing a lively warfare. Their friends
soom to bo centering their efforts up
on much tho same bunch of classmen,
which makes It all tho more interest
ing. Both men aro fratornity men.
Pottor belongs to Sigma Chi, while
Radcliffo is a member of Delta UpBl
lon. Meeker Is Out.
Tho Illness of David Mookor loaves
only ono contondant for tho sopho
more office. Ho will not bo In school
any moro this semester. Frank Kruso,
tho big Lincoln high school football
man, is how alono In. tho race.
Freshmen Heard Trom.
Freshmen politics assumed definite
shapo Wednesday, whon Bernard
Westovor, of Rushvillo, announced his
candidacy. Ho is a momber of tho
six' yoar law clasB. Westovor grad
uated from Rushvillo high school, Ho
is pledged to Dolta Upsilon fratornity.
JAMES 0. HOFFMAN
HAS IDEA8 FOR BROADENING OF
COMES FROM PURDUE UNIVIRSITY
Nebraska's Newly Acquired Profecsur
Gained Scholarship Honors In
Prof. Jamos D. Hoffman, of tho En
ginoorlng College, has plans under
way to ostabllsh additional courson .n
that collogo as soon as it Booms prac
tical. Ho has boon understood, as bo
ing in favor of a greatly broadened
Hold for study at Nobraska.
Profossor Hoffman Ib tho latest ad
dition to tho faculty of Nobrasku'ti
Engineering C6lldgot with tho titlo o
Head Profossor of Mechanical Engi
neering and Practical Mechanics.
ProfoBBor Hoffman comes highly
. Pershlngs to Elect Officers.
V Election of officers of the Pershing
Rifles, tho crack drill company, will
be held this evening at tho Armory1.
William Jennings Bryan will assist
tho University Y. M. C. A. in its out
lined campaign to promote church at
tendance, Bible study and Christian
work by delivering an address early
In November on tho aubjoct of mis
sion study, to wliich all men students
will bo Invited.
Plans foa a "house to. Iioubo canvass
of all mon students of tho University,
to interest them in Bible classes to
bo organized in the churches, were
made Tuesday and Wednesday even
ings by a committee of workers. They
mot In the banquet room of the Tem
ple, s The men first took dinner to
gether, after which plans were dis
Over fifty mon aro already enlisted
in tho workers' committee . and pros
pects are said to be bright for spYon
dtd work along theso lines this. year.
The system of Bible study organiza
tion to be followed .Is different from
that qf former years, It having boon
conducted without cooperation with
the churches till this year;
Prepare for New Bureau.
Mechanics are remodeling tho base
ment of tho north wJnB of University
hall, to accommodate' the legislative
bureau .under Prpf. Sheldon.
The bureau will bo moved from the
State House about October 15,
One hundred sectional book cases
will bo required to hold the deport
MUSIC AT AK-SARBEN
BAND GOES TO OMAHA TO ASSIST
METROPOLIS IN GALA ELEC-
TRC STREET PARADE.
With polished instruments and new
uniforms, tho famous University band,
sixty strong, marched In tho Ak-Sar-Bon
electrical parade at Omaha last
night. Tho cadet musicians acquitted
themselves creditably and wore well
received by Jtho critical Omaha pub
lic, Their performance and tho fact that
tho oxponsos of the trip wero paid by
tho Ak-Sar-'Ben management, shows
that tho organization merits tho high
reputation it enjoys. Prospects for
a successful year of drill are there
fore bright, as a good band is essen
tial to tho best military work.
Nu Sigma Nu, which now maintains
a house on Sixteenth and R streets,
has pledged tho following men:
Paul J. Flory, Pawnee City; Wll-
mer D. McGrath, Elsie; Harold -A.
osonbaum, Harvard; Ava Lehman,
University Place; Paul Thuresson,
University Place; Clyde M-. Llephart,
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Phi Delts to Dance.
Phi Delta Theta will have a dance
Friday evening at Fraternity hall.
PROF. JAMES D. HOFFMAN. .
rocommonded from his position at
Purduo, of which school ho Is a grad
uate. Ho is a momber of many im
portant engineering bodies, and a man
of wide reputation In those circles.
Is An Author.
Ho Is also tho author of a "Hand
book for Hoatlng and Ventilating En
glnoors," which has boon well recelv-'
od by tho profession. Aside from his
membership in Tau Beta PI and
Sigma XI, Professor Hoffman js a
member of tho American Society of
Mechanical Engineers; was vico presi-'
dent of tho Secloty of Heating Von
tllating Engineers during 1010.
A Purdue Map.
Professor Hoffman graduated from
Purdue in 1803, and since that time
has been connected with the faculty
there, continuously. Ho resigned his
position as Professor of Engineering
Design to fill tho vacancy at Nebras
ka caused by tho departure of Dean
Richards .for Illinois.
To Complete Geology Work.
Dr, Condra and Assistant Professor
Bongston will leave for tho south
eastern part of tho state Fridiy even
ing to finish some Nebraska Geologi
cal survey work which they began
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