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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 5, 1911)
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VOL. XI. NO 47.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, TUESDAY DEC. 5, 1011.
Price 5 Cents
NEBRA8KA AND IOWA CLASH FRI
DAY NIGHT IN THE TEMPLE.
TEAMS WORK DURING THE RECESS
Special Features Planned to Make the
Event Notable Governor Aldrlch
to Preside and Band to Play.
MEMORY OF TURKEY
GIVES WAY TO EDUCATION
In debates at Lincoln and Minno
apolis, Nebraska will meet Iowa and
Minnesota on the subject of "Shipping
Subsidies1' next Friday evening at 8
o'clock. Both sides of the question
Will bo argued by the Cornhuskor
teams, the affirmative team, composed
of. Joseph Goldstein, Ralph W. Gar
rett, Anan R. Raymond, and Clarence
A. Clark (alternate), debating at home
and the negative team, Clifford L.
Rein, Harold A. Prince, T. Jean Har
gravo, and Benjamin Harrison (alter
nate), representing Nebraska at Min
neapolis. No Rest for Debaters.
No Thanksgiving vacation was en
joyed by any of the two teams, as the
entire time was taken by work on the
coming contest. Extensive prepara
tions have been made to insure vic
tory for Nebraska if possible, and, at
least, promlso an extremely warm
contest for her opponents. Both
teams have been at work for several
months and the prospects aro bright
for a repetition of last year's victories.
Debate Held In Temple. ,
The home debate will bo hold In
the Temple Theater and" will com
mence promptly at 8 o'clock. Several
special features have been arranged
to rendqr the program interesting.
Governor Aldrlch will give the intro
ductory address and will preside over
the forensic event. The military band
lhawill furnish music on the occasion.
no other event has been scheduled
this evening, it is expected that
entire capacity of the theater will
sold out before Friday and tickets
Ihould bo obtained early. Admission
rill be 35 cents, reserved, 50 cents.
Mckets may bo obtained at Porter's,
the City Y. Mf C. A. and from David
. Rogers, the business manager for
The turkey has been consumed,
lessons have been forgotten, and the
satisfied but reluctant students have
returned to starvo and study.
In reply to the over-recurring ques
tion, "Did you have a good tlmo?" the
answer seems to bo uniform, "Vos,
but tho time certainly did fly." To
this answer there is no dissenting
opinion, but "Cheer Up" only two
weeks Intervene botween us and four
teen days of eating, sleeping, and
utter mental relaxation.
Only a handful of familiar faces nro
missing as a result of this brief re
spite, and rumor has it that these
absences aro largoly duo to eye
trouble, financial embarrassment or
general physical debility. Rumor is
indeed charitable, and ofton contra
dicts tho statements of Professor
Engberg, but in this enso rumor hau
a distinct advantage.
The prodigal sons and daughters be
gan to arrive at an oarly hour Sunday
and continued to do sd until tho woo
sma' hours of Monday morning. Tho
atmosphoro of tho oight o'clock
classes was rather sleepy, but a largo
majority of tho students wero present
in body, If not in spirit.
Now that tho difficult roturn to tho
"grind" has been accomplished, books
must bo dusted off, tastes must bo
lowored to tho piano of boarding houso
faro, and determined efforts must bo
mado to withstand tho onslaughts of
tho "Vacuum Committee."
COACH STIE1 PLEASED
WITH CONFERENCE RESULTS
RETURN8 FROM IMPORTANT CHI
NEW RULES WERE DISCUSSED
Some Changes Made Relative to the
Eligibility of Players His
GOV. COMMENTS ON FEES
CRITICISM MADE OF CHARGE8
Univorsity of Nebraska students
aro paying too high foes to attend
school, according to a statement made
by Govornor Chester H. Aldrlch.
"I could not afford to send my own
chlldron to tho University if wo did
not Hvo in tho city," declared tho
Governor in an open letter upholding
his views of tho caBo,
A storm of talk, pro and con, has
arisen on tho campus .concerning the
fees paid by the studonts hero, espe
cially In tho law, modlcal and en
gineering departments. Tho fees in
these colleges aro tho highest in tho
University, and many of tho young
men and women who would like to
become professional studonts are de
terred from starting suoh an expen-
1 sive courso because oMnck of finances.
The real discussion naturally comes
upon the point that somo one must
pay tho expenses of the professional
students' education, and if tho indi
vidual student does not dd so, the
stato must by means of appropriations.
LOAN COMMITTED REPORTS
ULE8 TO BE PUBLISHEDSOON
GOVERNING DISPOSITION OF
The rules of tho student loan com-
nttoo will bo published on December
Loans will be mado after that
ito-to-alLneedy-fltudents. In amounts
ifflciont to glvo tho student monoy
Inough for all necessary expenses.
professor Chatburn is anxious to get
io monoy In circulation. Upper
lassmen will receive preference oyer
II others in tho loaning of tho money.
JUNIOR8 TO MEET.
CARSON AT CONVOCATION
i -.-i. .. i k
AUTHORITY ON CHINESE CONDI
TIONS TO LECTURE THI8
Rev. Stanley Carson will spoak at
Convocation today on "Modern Move
ments In China." Dr. Carson has
been at Hlng Wa China, for six years
and is very enthusiastic oyor tho fu
ture of the country.
Ho has been a close student of thoir
i civilization and government and is
woll versed on tho conditions and
causes leading to the recent rebellion
in that country. His discussion of
tho situation and its outcome will bo
from first hand information. ,
FRESH ORDER HEADGEAR
FIR8T YEAR CLA88 TO BL0880M
IN BROWN AND GOLD, AFTER
SUBSTITUTE FOR COFFEE
DR. ERNST BE88EY DI8COVER8
A NEW SOOTHING
Mans for 'Junior Play to Be An
nounced Next Thursday.
There will bo an Important meeting
)f the Junior doss, Thursday morning
Junior Play announcements aro to
)o mado at this meeting. '
Dr. Ernst Bossey, '96, has an impor
tant article in "Tho Plant World" this
month which may provo of untold
commercial value and may oven revo
lutionize the coffee market of the
ored a relative or tho coffee plant
"which grows wild there, and conceived
the idea of making coffee from its
seeds. He tried It, and all who par
took of tho novel beverage ngreod that
"It was coffee." Other relatives of
tho coffee plant have been found in
Nebraska and an investigation will be
mado in this stato next summer. If
coffee can be made from plants grow
ing wild in this country, It will mean
a revolution In the coffee world.
Dr. Bossey is 'a son of Dean Bossoy
and graduated from Nebraska in 1896.
He is now. professor of botany In tho
Agricultural College at Michigan.
Orders for freshman capB will bo
taken by tho 'class commltteo in tho
Nobraskan office, beginning this morn
ing at eleven o'clock.
As an .effort will bo made by the
committee to have tho caps mado and
delivered before Christmas, freshmen
who intend to order should do so Im
mediately. '.The 1915 headgear will bo Btrictly
up-to-tlfo-minute in stylo and shape,
the commltteo having decided to
break away from tho custom of having
dinky, rah-rah sky-pieces of loud
colors and extremo shape," declares
a member of tho committee.
The class colors of brown and gold
will be embodied in tho caps by adopt
ing a fashionable cap of tho proper
shade of brown, and putting gold em
broidered numerals, on tho front.
Coach Ewald O. Stlehm has roturned
from tho Big Eight conforonco moot
ing, hold in Chicago last weok, and
Booms well plcaBcd with tho outcomo
of tho meoting.
Most of tho now rulos or tontatlvo
ones wore concerning tho eligibility of
players. Tho results of this yoar's
experiences havo led to radical
hcangos in tho regulation of playors.
Bona Fide 8tudents Eligible.
Any player may play on tho toam if
ho Is a bona fide studont of tho uni
vorsity and in good scholastic stand
ing. If ho has taken ono dogroo In
tho school and is out for anothor ono,
ho may play,' provided ho has not
played more than three years with
any school. This rule will permit tho
use of a player at least threo years
out of six in school.
In protesting tho eligibility of play
ers charges must bo brought to the
commltteo on eligibility at least two
woeks in advance. Both this and tho
rulo given in tho paragraph boforo
wore submitted by Minnesota and
grow out of tho trouble this fall.
It was also decided that a confor
onco team can not play a team that
has onco withdrawn from tho confor
onco. This applies to tho specific caso
Somo minor rules were passed,, but
sovoral of tho above and a numb or of
othor matters wore hold over till the
special January meoting.
Stlehm was very woll pleased' with
tho outcomo and is awaiting for tho
Missouri Valloy Conference to seo
how much this will .effect Nebraska
next year. . '
A deposit of ,twenty-flvo cents will
bo required with each order, and tho
size of cap deBlred must bo specified
at the time tho order is given. Tho
caps will cost about a dollar each.
Girls as 'well as 'boys will wear them.
The' commltteo in charge of the mat
ter consists of Ralph S. Doud, chair
man, Rex. Coffey, B. Sloan, and Wiley.
FLING RETURNS FROM EAST
EUROPEAN HI8TORY PROFE880R
TELL8 OF ENJOYABLE,
Tho Junior Hop will bo given De
cember 9th, at tho Lincoln Hotel. You
had better get your tickets early, as
the dance will bo -limited. Tickets can
bo purchased from Radcliffe, Potter,
Hein and Hyde. E. L. HYDE.
Dr. Fling returned Saturday from an
extendod trip through' tho East On
his way the doctor visited tho Uni
versity of Illinois, saw tho Illinois
Minnesota gamq,. Inspected tho now
History "and Litoraturo building," and
was entertained at the Illinois Gradu
ate Club. At Yale ho spoke beforp tho
History Club on "Tho Logic of His-
iory." and later addressed a class In
Eighteenth Century historyyJn"Thir
"J On Friday" following Thanksgiving
he attended a banquet to tho execu
tive council of tho American History
Association at the Metropolitan Club
in New York City. Tho following well
known (men wero in attendance at the
gathering: Ex-President Roosevelt;
Professor Adams of Yale, Professor
Hart of Harvard, Qeth Lowe and Mo
Masters, author of a widely used text
in American history. The ' doctor's
Monday class In European history was
treated to a most enjoyable talk ob
the entire trip.
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