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VOL. XI. NO 52.
UNrffERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, TUESDAY DEC. 12, 1911.
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SPECIAL STUNTS PLANNED FOR
SECOND MILITARY BALL.
SOLDIERS DANCE IN BLAZE Of GLORY
White Gloves to Be Worn But Cabs
Are Out of Date Programless
Band Informal First.
In a blaze of splendor the gay sol
dier ladB will lead their lassies next
Friday evening. The Military Ball is
going to be the most elaborate dance'
over given at the University. The
committee have been planning lavish
decorations and every day some now
feature is being added.
At a meeting of the committee, held
a day ago, the decoration committee
waB instructed to leave nothing un
done and the committee appropriated
the money to decorate in every detail
as the sub-cbmmltteo had requested.
More Big Stunts.
Some new features are to bo intro
duced into tho grand march. The o Ul
cers are planning to spring a number
of stunts during the evening. Master
of ceremonies D. B. Van Dusen prom
ises that the committee this year do
not intend to let Old Qlory get side
tracked, as she did last year.
A series of fancy drills and marches
may be a part of the officers' program.
No "comish," however, will divulge
tho scoret and none know Just exactly
what Is liable to bo sprung.
White Gloves Necessary.
Tho now uniforms, which have ar
rived, will make Tt possible for the
band to appear In full uniform, white
gloves and all. About twenty of tho
officers will also wear brand now re
galia. It promises to be a grand occa
sion. It will, bo formal as announced,
but even "formals" at Nebraska are
far from stiff affairs.
Cabs havo been formally abolished
at tho University and are never neces
sary, except when the elements get on
a rampage and make navigation next
to impossible. The fact that the girls
are not expecting to have their escorts
call in cabs (a public nuisance neces
sarily, but only temporarily revived
last Saturday night) relieves the mind
of many a soldier who would to tho
To Begin Early.
Tho cadet band will give a concert
of dance 'music beginning at 7:30
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NEW YORKERS FEED
STUDENTS FROM OLD YORK
The Knickerbocker Club will hold
its first stag banquet at the Lindell
Hotel on Wednesday, December 13, at
7 p. m.
The club has bnly recently been or
ganized' and the promoters are anxious
to hear from any male students from
the Empire state who have not yet
been approached on the subject, of
i All such students who wish" to at
tend tho banquet and to become mem
bers of tho club call up Wm. Cooley,
Auto 1821, torigjht after? o'clock.
BUSINESS MEN HONOR
Tender Regal Spread to Football Men
in Token of City's Appreciation
Captain Elected Today.
In 'a manner that- leaves no room for
doubts as to the future policy of Lin
coln business men with regard to sup
port for Cornhusker athletics, the
Missouri Valley football champions of
the past two years were entertained
at a royal banquet at tho Lincoln
Hotel last night by a coterie of tho
leading business men of the city.
At G:45 the first squad of tho Corn
huskers, together with their hosts and
a trio of scribes, were ushered into
the ordinary, and from then.un.tU a
late hour it was a continual round of
enthusiasm, reminiscence and plan
ning for the future.
Songs and cheers Interspersed the
short, pithy talks of the business men,
each of whom told in a different man
ner his idea of what Lincoln owed to
the University and the football team,
and what in turn the University owed
to Lincoln. There was no toast list,
but man after man was called upon
by toastmaster Louis Wettling until
there had been a general expression
of the intense enthusiasm for the
school and team that has been aroused
by the performances of tho past
eleven years on the gridiron, culmi
nating in the Michigan game.
Big Game Here.
Coach E. O. Stlohm told of his visit
to the Big Eight Conferonco meeting
in Chicago, and assured the hoBtsthat
Lincoln would witness a game between
Nebraska and either Minnesota, Michi
gan, Wisconsin or Chicago next fall.
Captain Shonka and Manager E. Cv
Eager responded on behalf of tho
team, and dwelt upon the records past
and hopes for recordB to come.
Professor John Ledwith of tho law
school, C. C. Quigglo, Joe Burnham,
W. W. Hackney, Jr., Iko Raymond,
W. S, Whitten, Mr. Frank Gillon, Olo
W. Palm and others mado short, spicy
talks, and ex-Captain John Wostovor
recalled Nebraska's first entry into tho
larger football world at tho time of
the Minnesota game eleven years ago.
After the banquet tho business men
present met to discuss plans for mak
ing such a banquet an annual affair.
The idea of tho feed originated with
and was pushed to a conclusion by
Mr. O. W. Palm, who was assisted by
the following: Mayor A. H. Arm
strong, John J. Ledwith, Joe Burnham,
W. W. Hackney, Jr., A. C. Lau, Clyde
Hayes, .7. B. Waldo, Iko Raymond, M.
J. Peters, Frank Gillon, C. C. Quigglo,
Herbert E. Gooch, Louis C. Wettling,
Chas. S. Sherman, and W. S. Whitten,
secretary of tho commorcial club.
Elect Captam Today.
Manager Eager announced that tho
official picture would bo taken at 11
o'clock this morning at St. George's
Studio, and tho captaincy election is
sot for two o'clock this afternoon.
Manager Eager, Coach Stiohm and
.several of tho players will leavo for
Omaha at 4:30 to bo tho guests of tho
Omaha University Club at a banquet
"A ROYAL FAMILY" ATTRACTING
THE ATTENTION OF MANY WHO
"SEEK PLACES ON CASTE.
More than twenty-five aspirants for
places on the Junior play caste are
busily at work "working up" scenes
for the tryout which will be held In
the Temple, Thursday, December 14th.
"A Royal Family," which the play
committee selected- for tho Junior's
annual production, is meeting with ap
proval among the third year students
who have signified their intention of
trying out for places on tho cast.
T"h"ere are twenty-five characters in
the play, and most of them are promi
nent and afford a considerable range
of character development.
Manuscripts of the play aro on file
at tho reserve desk in the generat
library and can be taken out for the
regular period of two hours.
All those intending to try out are
urged ,to register for places today in
room U. 10G, between eleven and
twelve o'clock. Another opportunity
to register will be given tomorrow, be
twelve and one in U. 106.
OMAHA CLUBJ THURSDAY
FINAL ORGANIZATION OF MIS
SOURI RIVER STUDENTS 800N
TO BE COMPLETED.
Final organization of tho new Oma
ha Club will bo effected Thursday,
when Cornhusker boosters whoso
homes aro In the vicinity of tho river
town will moot In Memorial Hall.
Temporary President Sam Carrier has
called the meeting for 11:30 o'clock,
after quietly promoting and organiz
ing tho project since tho preliminary
meeting was held.
Being strictly for tho purpose of pro
moting the University, principally but
not solely in and near Douglas county,
the now club is receiving the support
of studonta of alL classes,
Tho Innocents and Black Masques
are on record as in favor of tho or
ganization of such clubs and such of
their members as are eligible aro un
derstood to be afflllatod with the Oma
ha Club. Other organizations aro also
boosting it and many members of tho
faculty havo expressed tfielr satisfac
tion at its organization.
' To Educate "High Grads."
With the approach of the' mid-year
commencement season for the Omaha
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CHANGES IN RULES
VALLEY MEET INVE8TIGATE8 RE
8ULT8 OF PRE8ENT POLICY.
BASKET BALL SCHEDULE OUT
The Meeting In Kansas City Proves
One of Importance for Val
Dr. .Clapp and Coach Stiohm havo
returned from tho Missouri Valley
Conference meets at Lawrence and at
Kansas City and brought homo tho
baskot ball schodulo with a lot of
Tho Conference baskot ball teams
are divided into two divisions. A
southern division containing .Washing
ton, Kansas and Missouri. Tho north
erners are Nebraska, AmoB, Drake.
The winning schools of tho divisions
will then play for tho championship
of tho Valley.
Nebraska also has two gamos with
Kansas, a southern team. Thcso aro
not championship games.
Tho baskot ball schodulo has boon
given out and practically ovory da to
has been covered, as follows:
January 12' or 13 Drako at Lincoln.
January 18 Kansas Aggies at Man
hattan. January 19 or 20 Kansas at Law
rence (not for championship).
January 2G Minnesota at Minne
apolis, February 9 Ames at Lincoln.
Fobruary'lC Drake at Dos Moines.
Fobruary 23 or 24 Amos at Amos.
March 1 or 2 Kansas at Lincoln
(not for championship).
Among tho rules passed in regard
to tho basket ball season woro tho
following: To tho point of unneces
sary roughness, blocking tho opponent
by getting in his way is to "bo allowed;
players must bo numbered to facilitate
tho calling of personal fouls; tho homo
team is absolutely responsible for tho
conduct of players.
Tho officials for tHo games were not
selected, but will bo by mall soon.
No Cut In Salaries,
Jfo ruling of interest to all track men
was made at tho mooting hold at Law
rence last Friday and Saturday. Here
after any vaultor or high Jumper' may
have three trials to make a record,
after all his opponents havo with
drawn or been beaten. This gives a
good vaulter or jumper a chance to
makq a record oven if his opponents
are not good enough to force him to
do his best. '
Very little was done regarding foot
ball and football rules. In regard to
the cutting of salaries for football offi
cials, Dr. Clapp said: "So far as I am
aware, no one In tho Conference had
any intention of presenting to ua any
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