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VQL. XI. NO 44.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN FRIDAY NOV. 24, 1911.
Price 5 Cents.
NEBRASKA AND MICHIGAN
PRIMEDJR BIG GAME
BOTH TEAM IN FINE CONDITION
TO SETTLE CONTROVERSY.
PONTIUS, WELLS, THOMPSON HERE
The Wolverines Bring Full Lineup to
Grapple With Nebraska Coach
MONSTER GORNHUSKER RALLY
Game Enthusiasm Stimulator
Held in yyVemorial Hall
Tho last and biggest game of tho
yoar fonNebraska faces tho Corn
huBkors, Saturday, and tonight tho
toam will go through its last practico
bdforo stopping upon tho field to moot
tho football machlno developed by
Coach Fielding YobL
Full Team Comes.
Primes for tho big game, tho Michi
gan team arrived in Lincoln this
morning. Thomson, WoIIb and Pon
tiuB woro all along with tho team and
iu all probability all threo of tho men
whoso playing has boon doubtful will
bo in tho llnoup agalnBt the CornhuBk
ers. Wells is practically tho only man
of tho great olovon who 1b not in tho
finest of shape, and on this account
ho will play but part of the gamo
Michigan is going into tho gamo
with its oyos open, for tho Wolverines
fear tho strength of tho Nobraska
cloven. Ono critic, from Michigan,
who 'has soon tho Nobraska olovon In
action, doclarcs that it Is a bottor
team than Pennsylvania's and that No
braska will bo tho foo to bo most
dreaded during tho year.
Hard Workout Thursday.
Nebraska's supporters, and Coach
Stiehm and tho team, realize that this
is their biggest gamo and tho big
mentor steadily led his men faster
and faster In preparing for tho big
contest in tho Thursday practico. Tho
freshmen team and tho scrubB woro
utilized to represent Michigan nnd a
long part of tho practico was spont In
developing tho Nobraska dofonso.
Coach Stiehm realizes that Michigan
will attompt to ruBh the gamo In tho
first half, and ho has trained his men
to bo prepared for this.
Governor Opens Game.
Governor Aldrlch will open tho
gamo by kicking tho ball at 2:30
o'clock, Saturday afternoon. Tho
gates of tho grounds will bo opened
at 12:30 o'clock.
Tho officials havo not been ub
signed their duties as yet, but Ver
WIebo of Harvard, HInckoy of Yale,
and Walter Eckersall of Chicago will
act as tho threo head officials.
All cloven o'clock classes will be ox
cused this morning In favor of a giant
mass meeting which will bo held at
that hour. Coach Yost da nhls Wol
verlncB arrived this morning at 7:05
via the Burlington; thoy will bo on
hand for the Joint mass mooting.
The 'rival teams will bo present;
the famous Cornhusker band will play
as It never played boforo; sovoral
new yells will be Introduced, and ora
tory will lend Its forco to enthusiasm.
,Tho rival coaches, "Jnmbo" Stiehm
and "Hurry Up" Yost will account for
the undoubted superiority of their re
spective teams; Dr. Condra instill
Into tho moBt diffident tho true Ne
braska spirit, and, to thia oratory, Dr.
Edwin Maxey will add his remarks
those remarks which always shake the
roof by tho enthusiasm which they
The co-eds have expressed their in
tention of nttendlng the mass meeting
iu force in order to prove to the stu
dent body tholr loyalty, and firm In
tention of attending .the CornhuBker
At this hour many alumni will
havo arrived and ovory effort will bo
made to have the mpresont at this
mooting. Thoso present will havo an
opportunity of seeing that Nobruska
spirit has In no way waned since their
doparture, and that "Jumbo" Stiehm
has as wonderful an organization as
existed in tho days of "Bummy"
Choor Leader Jlawloy urges " ull
lcuther-Iunged rooters to attend, for
doflnite arrangements will be mado as
to the organized rooting for tomorrow,
and a couple of novel yells will bo per
fected. According to a certain Minneapolis
paper, tho Nebraska rooters at tho
Minnesota gamo did some of tho most
spirited rooting over heard on North
rop Field. Are tho Wolverines going
to take homo a similar report?
If those who attend thiB joint mass
meeting are determined to show tho
Michiganders that wo can root, thoy
will go the Minneapolis paper one bet
MICHIGAN ALUMNU8 B008T8 BIG
FEED IN HONOR OF
WT. P08ITION WT.
198 Left Tackle 190
158 Left End 189
190 Left Guard 190
195 Center 202
187 Right Guard 183
182 Right Tackle 190
153 Right End 158
151 Quarter 154
154 Left Half 163
179 Right Half 180
146 Fullback 180
165 Fullback 174
Right Guard 198
Left Half 184
Total weight of Michigan, 190G; total weight of Nebraska, 1,813;
J" avorago weight of Michigan, 1801-11; average weight of Nebraska,
Total weight of Michigan line, 1,322; total weight of Nebraska line,
1,2G3; average weight of Michigan lino, 188 G-7; avorago weight- of
Nobraska lino, 181 3-7. '
Total weight of Michigan backfleld, G87; total weight of Nebraska
backfleld, G30; averago weight of Michigan's backs, 169; average
weight of Nebraska's backs, 155. I
Announcomont that tho CornhuBker
banquet would bo opon to coeds has
caused a sensation among tho male
undorgraduatoB, who wero consider
ably astonished when confronted with
tho statement of tho banquot commit
too that the doors woro to bo oponcd
to girls for tho first timo in tho his
tory of tho 'traditional colobratlon of
tho football season. Tho action was
mado nocoBsary by tho combination
of tho Cornhusker dlnnor with ' rho
proposed Michigan alumni reunion.
Tho Michigan men had Invited ladles
to their banquot and tho consolidation
was arranged so as to cause no con
JUct wltluthese plans.
"The Michigan alumni had mado
olaborate preparations 'for their ban
quot," said P. James CoBgravo, who
was soloctcd for toastmastor of tho
Michigan affair.. "Michigan mon are
coming to Lincoln from Okluooma,
Iowa, Kansas and Colorado. Wo had
Invited theBo alumni to bring tholr
wives with them and our plans In
cluded tho entortalnmont of ladlos at,
tho banquot. Tickets had boon dis
posed of with this understanding and
of courso we could not .abrogate It,
ovon In order to unlto with tho Corn
huflkors. When tho matter was ex
plained to them, thoBO who aro In
charge of tho Cornhuskor banquot at
onco decided to throw opon their af
fair to ladles. Many of tho Michigan
mon from outside tho city will attond
tho banquot, with tho ladles whom
thoy bring to tho gamo."
DRAMATIC CLUB ENTERTAIN8
FAMOUS ACTORS 8ATUR-
ROOTERS TO HAVE SEATS -
Nebraska's rooting band will have seats on the west end of the.
south stand for the .Michigan game. There will be 200 seats for the
rooting band firs come first served.
Students holding student season athletic tickets will have the
section .of. seats on the east end of the north stand, extending up to
the yilrty-yard line of trte field. The same rule of first come first "
served will be .observed In seating the men in this section.
The Glrjs' Rooting Club will have their usual section, and all girls
with season tickets will be admitted there. This section will be re
served for them. ' y
Anyone wishing to usher for the game may report at 12:15 at the
gate to Earl O, Eager,, and will receive free a'dmlssion for work In
seating tho crowd. ,
FOOTBALL ANNUAL OUT
The annual Thanksgiving football number of the Daily Nebraskan
will be issued tomorrow Instead of the regular issue of the Daily Ne
braskan. The issuethls year will be the biggest football issue ever put out
at Nebraska, containing plbtures of the team, the coaches, and all the '
information of Nebraska football. In the season to be conducted to
morrow. The Daily Nebraskan Is putting out this issue In honor of Ne
braska's Michigan game, and for that reason It will be Issued tomorrow '
at the Dally Neb'raskan office to all subscribers. Those who receive
their mall at the postoffice boxes will have them delivered to them In
the usual way, but If your name is merely on the list at Station A, do
,- not call at the station, but at our office.
Extra copies must be ordered today at the Rag office, They will
cosi icn .cents per copy, Today is the' day to order them.
The Dramatic Club is going to givo
a reception Saturday morning In
honor of tho Coburn Players. About
sevonty-flvo Invitations havo boon sent
out to members of the faculty and
studont body who aro Interested In
mooting these famous folk.
The reception will bo held' in tho
Dramatic lub room In tho Tomplo,
whero Miss Howell, who Is president
of tho club, other officers, and mom
bors of tho club will act' as hosts to
their guests and friends. '
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