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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 4, 1912)
VOL. XI. NO 60.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY JAN. 4, 1912.
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MISS ENSIGN RETURNS
WAS A DELEGATE TO CONVEN
TION OF DEAN8 OF WOMEN.
SIXTEEN COLLEGES REPRESENTED
Pan-Hellenic Regulations Freely Dis
cussed Dissatisfaction Over
WORK STARTSJN BOOK STORE
LOCATED IN SOUTHEA8T PART
OF BASEMENT OF ADMINI8-
Miss Ensign has returned from a
mooting of tho Association of Deans
of Womon, hold at Chicago, from Dec.
18th to 20th. - Slxtoen universities
woro represented, from California to
Pan-Hollonic regulations were dis
cussed. No rushing rulOB have yet
boon discovered which are satisfac
tory to all. Late spring pledging and
second semestor pledging are both
considered unsuccessful where th.e
two plans have been tried.
"Student Life and College Organiza
tions" was the title of a paper read
by Miss Ensign. Girls' Clubs and stu
dent government associations were
the two topics treated under this
Other talks were given by the vari
ous deans on "Student Hoalth," "Tho
Sanitary Inspection of Rooming
Houbos," and "Vocations for Wo
. men Other than Teaching." .
Miss EnBign spent a day at .Cham
paign and reports pleasant visits with
Professor and Mrs. Ward, Professor
and Mrs. Richards and Miss Anna
Price, all of whom were formerly con
nected with this university.
Work will be rapidly pushed on the
now book store, which is to bo located
in the southeast basement of the Ad
ministration building, in order to have
everything in readinesB for tho be
ginning of the second semester. These
rooms will be enlarged in order to
accommodate tho over-increasing
needs of tho University Book Store.
New steps will be built on the south
side of the building, with the result
that the book store will be handier
to students than over btffore. The
night watchmen who have been occu
pying tho rooms will use tho north
west part of tho building.
Workmen are already engagod in
remodeling the rooms on the first
floor of tho Temple building, which
will be used for the University- cafe
teria. It will bo some time, however,
before this venture can bo started.
MANDOLIN CLUB REHEARSES
FRANCI8 POTTER OF OMAHA TO
BEGIN WORK ON MU8IC
GOSPEL TEAMS RETURNS fROM MISSION
Report Successful Campaign In Ne-
INDICATIONS POINT TO .
GAME WITH WISCONSIN
COACH 8TIEHM RETURNS FROM
EA8T WITH GLAD TIDINGS.
Tho Mandolin Club will hold its
first organized rohoarsal Tuesday
evening, January 9, in Science Hall
of tho Temple.
FranclB Potter, tho woll-known
Omaha musician, will conduct the
meeting and will endeavor to develop
a mandolin club.
Mr. Potter Ib a director of unusual
ability and has developed clubs at tho
Omaha High School, Crelghton Uni
versity and Brownell Hall. Ho also
became knqwn as an ofllclont leader
at Lohigh University.
All tho necessary music will bo fur
nishod by Mr. Pottor' for tho re
hearsal Tuesday night. All who play
tho mandolin, guitar, flute or violin
are urged to make arrangements with.
Manager Roland P. Thomas, as defi
nite assignment of parts must be
made. All desiring places should call
up Auto 1035 immediately, as places
aVe limited to twonty-four.
CONTRACT TO READ FOR TWO YEARS
Game With Big Eight 8chool Will
Raise Nebraska' Stocky
MANTELL AT CONVOCATION.
Eminent Actor to Present Interesting
Side Lights on King Lear.
A program of exceptional interest
and instruction is In store for univer
sity students this morning at convo
cation, whon the subject of "King
Lear" will be presentod by two men
who have put in a llfo study In the
analysis of one of Shakespeare's most
Mr. Bobert Mantoll, who plays Lear
,at the Oliver this evening, will be tho
principal speaker and will give a few
Bide-llghtB on how the part is viewed
from the standpoint-of the actor.
Following Mr, , Mantoll, Dean Sher
man, head professor of English liter
ature, will give a cfftlclBnTof the play
as a literary work.
( ' New Course In German.
Next semester there will bo offered
In the Department of Germanic Lan
' guages and Literature a course In
Ibsen' in the original Norwegian. It
is proposed to read some of tho au
thor's most epoch-making productions,
such as Brand and Peer Gynt.
All Scandinavian students who have
a fair knowledge' of their mother
tongvfj or advanced German students
could follow the course with profit
tI should like to "consult, with students
who contemplate taking the course.
" Office hours; 9-10 a. m., TJ, f08.
The student gospel teams returned
Sunday from Friend and Fromont, at
which places they had been spending
their Christmas vacation In tho work
of bringing tho hotter side of univer
sity life before tho people of tho re-
spectlvo communities. The captain of
tho Fromont team was M. V. Arnold
and his colleagues were H. Dinsmoro,
J. R. RIppoy, Henry Plumb, W. W.
Guidinger. Tho men hold meetings
every night In the city Y. M. C. A. at
The captain of tho Friend team was
Guy Kiddoo, the other men being F. J.
Colbert, H. H. WIebe, E. B. FroBt, J.
R. Beach. The young people of Friend
added much to the " enjoyment of tho
stay in. the city by giving tho men
numerous sleigh rides.
Secretaries Turner and Harkness
were with the men ovor Sunday.
SHOOTING TODRNY PLANNED
REPUTATION8 TO BE MADE AT
Girls' Gym Hours Set.
Miss Gittings, the women's athletic
director of tho University, has se
cured time for practice on the Gym
floor. Tho date of the class tourna
ment .is not yet Bottled, but will prob
ably bo some time toward the last of
The following is tho schedule for
Tuesday 1:00 p. m., chapel, jun
iors; gymnasium, sophomores.
. Wednesday 1:00 p. m., gymnasium,
seniors; 3:00 p. m., chapel, sopho
.mores and freshmen.
Thursday 1:00 p. m., chapel, soph
omores; gymnasium, Juniors.
Friday 1:00 p; m., chapel, seniors.
Practice from 1:15 to 1:45, so 2:00
o'clock classes will be possible.
A splendid chance will bo given to
all 'the crack shots of tho University
to mako a name for themselves next
Saturday at 1:30 p. m., at which time
a preliminary shoot will bo hehld In
the indoor range in the basoment of
tho .Mechanical Engineering Building.
yhls tryout will ddtormlno tho twenty
men who will compoto in the national
shoot which commences January 20.
Freahmen as well as upper class
men are eligible to represent .Nebras
ka in this contest, and -all men inter
ested in this' matter should bo on
hand noxt Saturday promptly at 1:30
Coach Stiohm returned from tho
oast with a bunch of glad stuff. Tho
finest thing ho mado arrangomonts
for was a probable contract with Wis
cohsln for a football gamo noxt yoar.
This contract will bo for two years,
a gamo at Lincoln and a gamo at
Wisconsin. Tho gamo, if takon to
Wisconsin this coming season, may bo ..
hold at Milwaukee. . , .
If played on either Oct. 18 or 19 wo
will moot the Badgers on their homo
grounds; If playod Nov 23 tho' Corn
huskers will bo the hosts at Nebraska
This contract will bo ono of tho
best ever mado by Nebraska and
marks our advent Into thb world of
greater college football. Tho clean
playing of tho Valley champions and
tho work done by tho big coach mado
it possible to secure tentative datos
with, sovoral Big Eight teams for tho
Arrangements havo not boon com
pleted for another gamo with other
conference schools, but it will .be
probably Michigan or Minnesota. ;
Mrs. Rivett Burled In Omaha.
The funeral of Mrs. Frances Cutter
Rivett, '05, who died in Omaha Sun
day, was. held Wednesday afternoon
in that city, tho 'members of iho Chi
Omega sorority, of which Mrs. Rivett
was a member; attending in a body.
Mrs. Rivett was taken sick Thanks
giving and never regainod conscious
ness. She .was married to Mr. Rivett
last October,' and resided In Benson,
one of tho suburbs pf Omaha.
The Chi Omegas will observe closed
house next Sunday on account of tho
death of this member.
Crane on the War Path. m.."
Detectives in tho employ pf R..T.
Crano, the Chicago mlllonairo, have
boon busy at tho University of Illi-
nois in seeking scandal which can bo
used by this manufacturer In his
tirado against American colleges,, ac-'
cording to tho Daily Illlnl. Those
sleuths havo boon caught pooflng in
at tho windows of several fraternity
houses, besides taking notes at somo
of the university dances. ''
Art Hall Classes Moved.
Classes In English Literature I, ,Eu-.
ropean History I, Political Science 3
and 15, which havo been reciting in
Library Hall 305, will meet 'In the"
Music Hall of. tho Temple during the,
session of the Art Association vat Ne
Captains to Talk.
Tonight at the mid-week meeting of
the Student Y. M.T3. A., the captains
of the gospel teams that visited Fre
mont and Friend during vacation wilL
give an account of thelr"worlr at their
Latin Meeting Changed.
Because of tho request of the com
mittee on student organizations, the
next meeting oMho Latin Club will he
held on Tuesday, January 9th. This
was doneHh order to keep tho club
from conflicting with tho first basket
ball gamo, on Saturday, January 13th.
The committee requested' , that this
date So kept open.
' Unl students-are Invited to try the
Y. M. C. A. Barbers. You will like
'Nebraska is one of only nineteen
colleges which boast of, a dally paper. .
Eighty-five colleges publish weeklies
and 286 institutions publish monthly
papers. These are figures compiled
by tho Yale News.
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