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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 12, 1912)
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VOL. XI. NO 66.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY JAN. 12, 1912.
Price 5 Cents
HERBERT DIAMOND VICTIM
TYPHOID TO EPIDEMIC
ACADEMY STUDENT FIR8T CON-
NECTED WITH UNIVER8ITY
TO FALL BY TYPHOID.
TWfjTY-FlVEj;STUDEHTS HOW ILL
Various Causes "Assigned for Attack of
Sickness in Lincoln Water
,,.?. Is Blamed, .
"Until further notice It 'will be ad
vlsable for all who use city water to
have it boiled before drinking, espe
cially those living In that portion of
.the city north of J street and east of
(8lgned) H. H. WAITE,
Professor of Bacteriology,
University of Nebraska.
STUDENTS OF ONE COLLEGE AT
NEBRASKA WILL TAKE
Herbert Diamond, sou of Mrs, C..A.
Diamond, G33 North Twonty-Bixth
street, a student of Temple High
"School and the Lincoln Academy, died
Thursday morning, at 9:15 o'clock.
Ho is the first person connected with
the University of Nebraska to fall a
victim to the typhojd epidemic which
has attacked Lincoln. Typhoid fever.
comblned with pneumonia, caused the
Diamond was a sophomore in his
class and was well known, not only
in his own' school but also at the Uni
versity, Ho was a star momber of the
Temple High football team.
More than a score of the students of .
the University are reported as serious
ly ill with some form of typhoid, and
many more have been out ot school
for. short Bpacos of time on nccount of
lighter attacks. Lincoln's sanitariums
have almost all of them, several stu
dents in their sick wards.
Medical authorities are trying every
possible means of finding the cause of
so much sickness, but the exact source '
of tha bacteria has not boon deter-1
mined'. ' Investigations of the city
water have been going on for months, f
but as yet nothing has been done to '
better conditions. J
This epidemic does not seem to havo
any connection, with the sickness be
fore Christmas. Entirely different
symptoms are present and a different
source is suspected. The cases are not
exactly like typhoid but are compli
cated by pneumonia and other ill
nesses. Whole bunches of studonts
come down at once, several weeks
after any chance, of being exposed, to
the germs of typhoid. A number wont
home Christmas ,and boqarae sick at
(Continued on page 3.)
The Laws will have their lengthy
final examinations this year as usual.
For thorn the change in the length of
the exams which pleased the lawless
ones of the school has no effect.
Thoy are required to comply with
the regulations, of the Law Associa
tion, of which this school Is a mom
ber, regarding examinations. Falluro
to do this would result in Nebraska's
name being taken from the associa
tion. J3o the rule of the association
requiring a complete examination
takes precedence over tho recent rul
ing of the Senate. The examinations
will bo held during examination in the
usual rooms on the third floor.
BEGIN WORKONFARM BUILDING
CONTRACT AWARDED TO KANSAS
BIDDER AT A PRICE OF
DR. LIWRY GIVES CRITICISM
TREASURES OF ART INTERPRE
TED IN LECTURE AT
"Impressionalism is the contribution
of modern art to the world," declared
Dr. II. B. Ixwry in a critique which he
delivered at convocation yesterday.
"The old school regarded art in a
stiff, exact, unlifellko manner which
tho artist of today has entirely dis
placed. In former times, a landscape
was a dull, drear, monotonous scene,
predominating with browns and grays,
painted, most probably, in the studio.
Today, the landscape Is fresh and full
of life, and portrays the deepest emo
tion and feeling of which tho artist is
"Illumination is tho greatest gift of
impressionalism. Tho power t of ar
ranging colors so that thoy give to a
portrait animation and life, is a thing
Wholly unknown to ancient art. This,
tho impressionists aro justly proud In
presenting to tho world, and thoy have
transformed art into living, breathing
beings who appro
beings who appeal to all that is beauti
ful and refined in the nature."
Dr. Lowry is a passionate lover of
art and has studied ft for many years.
He is well-kno.wn In Lincoln as a critic
of art and music, and for a number of
yoars he has explained and interpreted
tho pictures, of tho art, exhibit which
Is given each year In Library hall.
Another epoch in State Farm his
tory began tills week whon the first
work was done toward tho erection
of tho new Plant Industry Building.
The contract for this $80,000 structure,
which will bo G7 by 142 feet, was
awarded to George Shoul of Seneca,
Kansas. Mr. Shoul began work at
once by putting a force of men to
clearing off thq location of the old
Tho material will be Bedford lime
stone and gray pressed brick, thus
preserving tho harmonious architec
tural schemo of tho campuB as a
Tho threo floors will bo occupied
by tho Plant Industry department of
the school, On the third floor will be
the Department of Agricultural Bot
any; on tho second, Entymology, and
on tho first, the horticulture clasB
class rooms. In nil thoro will bo about
twenty-five rooms, and tho entire
structure will be heated and venti
lated "by an independent system.
INVITATIONS ISSUED FOR, WED
DING OF VORMER NE
Invitations have been issued to the
wedding of MJbb Bess Gould of Omaha
and Edgar Polloys of Missoula", Mon
tana. Tho wedding will take place on
Miss Gould formerly attended Nor
braska, belonging to tho Delta Gamma
sorority. Mr. Polloys graduated from
the School ofForostry In 1910 and is
a member of Sigma Chi.
REGENT HALLER LECTURES
GIVES AN INTERESTING ILLUS
TRATED LECTURE ON
Z5fe Dramatic Club
Saturday, Jan. J3, W2
Hon. F. L. Haller, regent of tho Uni
versity, gave a very Interesting illus
trated lecture-on "Old Mexico" at a
special convocation recently. OyJng
to the fact that a basketball game was
scheduled for that evening, not as
many as usual were present. Those
who attended reported a moat pleas
ant and instructive entertainment.
NEBRASKA VS. DRAKE
STARTS GORNHUSKER YEAR
MEET BLUE AND WHITE FIVE TO
NIGHT AT UNI GYM.
INFORMAL DANCE fOLLOWS CAME
Tickets for First Basketball Game at
Go-Op Begins at Eight
Basketball is king, and starts his
reign tonight whon tho crippled Corn
busker team meets tho Blue and Whlto
flvo In what will probably bo one of
tho moBt exciting games to be played
at Nebraska this year.
"Dospito the loss of so many men
the basketball squad has been rapidly
recovering form nnd. will bo In a posi
tion to give a hot contost to whntovor
team thoy go against.
Tho Drake team comes fresh from
a victory over tho Simpson team,
whore thoy won tho gnmo by means of
suporlor knowledge of tho now rules.
Thoy played a snappy game which
was marked by tho remarkable num
bor of goalB that wore made In a
short space of time. Tho team work
wa's remarkably good and tho star
pluying of Nieman and Mariclo wore
features of the game,
The tickets for reserved sqats and
admission to tho informal danco will
cost fifty cents apiece and aro to bo
found "at the' Co-Op. All people hold
ing season tickets will be cared for
and with tho new seating arrange
ment"there will be plenty of room for
Tho floor of Memorial hall has been
worked up and waxol until it, looks
like a skating rink.
Though Coach Stiohm has not, def
initely decided who is to, .phay,, tho
teams will probably lino up as follows!
Nebraska . Drake,
Frank, Capt Guard ,. Nieman, Capt.'
Hanzllch Guard . . . r . Hardesty
Hlltner Center. . Colvlllo
Haskell Forward Mariclo
Gibson Forward Lansing
R. F. Seymour, tho well-known au
thority on basketball, conies to refereo
the gamo and after attending the class
In new rules given at Dos Moines by
Dr. Naismith, the father of basketball.
Black Masques .Notfcei
All Black Masque girls aro asked to
appear at Townsend's Studle, Satur
day, January 20th, at 10 o'clock a. m.,
to have their pictures taken for the
Friday and Saturday
Informal Dance, Friday. Night
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