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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 15, 1911)
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VOL. XI. NO 55.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY DEC. 15, 1911.
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SORORITIES WILL PLEDGE
SECOND SEMESTER GIRLS
INTER-SORORITY COUNCIL AU
THORIZES FEBRUARY PLEDGING.
MS MUST HAVE HIGH NARKS
February 15 First Pledge Day No
Rushing This Year Committee
Will Make Rules.
Tho Intor-sorority Council of tho
University yesterday adopted second
semester pledging by a majority vote
on Thursday. Only tho baro announce
ment Is made at this time, and a com
mittee will bo appointed later to draw
Tho date of pledging in 1912 will not
be earlier than February 15th, as tho
office cannot give out Its first semes
ter reports before that time. No
freshman will -be pledged unless ho
has a passing grade In evory hour she
It is probable that there will-bo no
ruBhing of any kind. Tho council feels
that both sorority girls and freshmen
can learn enough about each othor
about the campus to permit tho elimi
nation of rushing at present the most
criticised phase of- fraternity life.
FEMININE GREEKS ML
GATHER DURING HOLIDAYS
During the holidays, usually given
ovor to forgetting all about school,
the Omaha sorority girls will bo buBy.
The Pan-Hellenic association of Oma
ha has issued three hundred invita
tions to a luncheon at the Homo hotel,
on December 29. Speeches and enter-
fyflff MI"MVUID UL VU11UUO H.1MUD Will Ul, Ul
Z5,fered on the nroirram.
$ Miss Zola Dollecker, 1907, who Is a
ember of Kappa Alpha Thota, Is
rand chairman of the luncheon,
which, if successful, may become an
The object is to promote greater
unity In the Fan-Hellenic association
and to give more force to tho move
ment for a "bigger, broader and
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MISS ENSIGN AT BIG MEETING! "DOM SGI" MOST POPULAR
NEBRASKA GIRLS' CLUB
EIGHT HUNDRED ATTEND MEET
ING OF BIGGE8T ORGANIZATION.
CORNIIUSKER COEDS COMPLIMENTED
Jolly Times and Hard Work for Repre
sentative Club of Univer
DEAN OF NEBRASKA WILL SPEAK
AT NATIONAL CONVENTION
Y. W. (. A. NEW ANNUAL EVENT
HISTORICAL PAGEANT INSTEAD
OF COUNTY FAIR SOCIAL SER
VICE WORK STARTED.
Tho Young Women's Christian As
sociation has Redded this year to
change lis usual plan of giving a
I County Fair, and hold instead a new
"stunt," "Tho Trail." ThlB will be an
historical pageant, combining history
With clever and humorous features,
and will be held on the 10th of Feb
A now branch of the Y. W, G. A, 1b
(the Boclal service committee, which.
is expected to prove a sort of clear
ing house for social services, Oppor
tunlty will be afforded to do practical
work in the city, where such aid is
most needed. Following out this plan,
the committee has placed a basket in
the lower hall of the Temple to receive
the students' contributions of toys or
other inexpensive Christmas gifts for
poorer children of Lincoln,
Miss Alice B. Ensign left Tuesday
for a two weeks' vacation trip. She
will spend tho last of this week at
the University of Illinois, and Decem
ber 18, 19 and 20 she will attend tho
fifth biennial conference of deans and
advisers of women in state universi
ties, to be hold in Chicago.
There will bo delegates at thlB con
tention from tho largest universities
in the United States, from Cornell to
California and Oregon. Nobraska'"ls
to have a place on the program. Miss
Ensign leads a discussion on "Campus
Life and College Organizations, Both
Student and Faculty."
Wisconsin is down' for "Women's
Leagues" and Miss Ensign expects to
got now ideas for tho Nebraska Uni
versity Girls' Club, as well as for other
things of college women interest.
She will spend tho holidays with
friends In Chicago, returning to Lin
coln about December 28th.
WORK OF THE COLLEGE HOUSE-
WIVES BEING DEMONSTRATED
OVER THE WHOLE STATE.
NEBRASKA HAS MOST WOMEN
CORNHUSKER CO-EDS ARE FAR
MORE NUMEROUS THAN AT
Nebraska has more women students
than any other school of tho west or
middle west. Tho following are sta
tistics of our closest competitors:
Missouri ,, 856
Michigan (approximately) 1,000
Reports from the small towns con
firm tho growing opinion that tho
home economics department Is doing
more-to make tho University known,
and favorably known, ovor the stato
than any othor department of tho
Tho "Dom Scl" girls' talks, thoir
practical demonstrations, and their
"readings" take up a largo part of tho
program at the farmers' Institutes,
which are held all over tho Btato un
der University Extension Bureau
When a farmers' institute is worked
up at some outlying town, one or two
girls of tho homo economics depart
ment are sent along to entertain and
instruct the feminine part of tho audi
ence. Two girls are out this week, Miss
Mabel Daniels at Tecumseh, and Miss
Mildred Bevins at Hooper. Their
work will consist of lectures upon
modern household methods, demonstra
tions of new dishes which tho medium
housewife knows not how to cook, or
old dishes which she mtscooks. Dra
matical readings to make tho insti
tutes entertaining as well as instruc
tive are given.
Demonstrations' and lectures this
week will bo featured by Christmas
hints and suggestions.
The "Dom Scl" representatives aro
warmly received in tho small towns
where they aro sent, feted from the
time of their arrival, and given tho
best accommodations the town affords.
. Second Annual
Can any other university In thtf mid
dle west raise a mass meeting of eight
Eight hundred Nebraska co-eds
pushed and Jostled their way into a
huge Boclal affair last Saturday, glvon
by tho Girls' Club at tho Tomplo. This
was considered ovon more successful
than tho mammoth luncheon on tho
day of tho Missouri gamo.
There was jollification lor ovoryono
and two gallons of punch loft ovor!
Dancing, though tho masculino ele
ment was not In attendance, proved so
popular, that the authorities worried
lest that part of tho Tomplo should
become lop-sided. Tho crowd would
not disperBo until at dusk tho Janitor
came- up and shoved tho loiterers out.
Many of tho faculty mombors and
womon representatives from othor
universities wore prosont. Thoy all
agreed that It was ono of tho most
successful mass meetings for girls they
had ever attended.
SORORITY CHRISTMAS TREES
RECEIVED FOR PARTIES
Sorority girls at Nebraska aro busy
planning novol Christmas celebrations
this year. Tho co-eds eagerly throng
tho ten-cont storo in thoir effort to
get funny gifts and take-offs on their
It is a timo-honorcd tradition that
every University sorority shall have a
Christmas party, with a treo, Santa
Claus and all tho "flxln's," not except
ing tho mistletoe. More man, how
ever, is not allowed to wttnesB theso
ovonts, and must bo content with
what gossip can pick up about them.
This year, according to custom,
some of the organizations aro plan
ning to give thoir trees and toys which
aro left from tho celebrations, to the
poor children of Lincoln. Tho Ortho
pedic hospital and tho University Set
tlement will receive a large share.
WISCONSIN GIRLS LOYAL
pre8ent football men with
" some valuable
Co-eds at Wisconsin have given Cap-,
tain, Buser a gold watch, "Keckle"
Moll a diamond stick pin, and Assist
ant Coach "Germany" Schult'z a silver
loving cilp and "W blanket, in recog
nition of tho football services of these
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. All co-eds call at Station A
$ and receive a free copy of this
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