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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
THE;? DI LY NEBRASKAN
Owned nnl piihllnhnil by t University of Nobrnnka throtiKTi
THE STUDENT PUBLICATION BOARD
OfllccH Basement tho Administration Building.
L'ostolllco Station A, CampuB, Lincoln, Nebraska.
ARCH H. DIN8M0RE, Editor.
E. H. Taylor, Managing Editor. C. C. Buchanan, Business Mnnngor.
Subscription $2.00 per year. 8lngle copies 5c
Faculty notlcon and University bulletins published free.
Entered at tho Postofllco, Lincoln, Nefor., an second class matter under act of
Congress March 3, 1879.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, in 12
HOPES FOR A FUTURE.
Now Year resolutions aro made
with good lntontlons; thoy aro usual
ly moro Intentions, novor reaching
tho later stages In tho dedvolonment
of an "action." A more resolution
does not go far toward accomplishing
an ond. Policies, It would scoin,
should . ho placed In tho samo cate
gory. Thoy aro mado up and given
voice at loaBt printed.
Tho editor of a nowspanor often
forgots that ho has a policy at all and,
If he (Ioob not happen to romoinhor It
for once, he sits hack in his olllcial
easy (hard wood kitchen variety)
chair, and does as the exigency of tho
moment demands, regardless of "pol
icy." Policy Is a demon, which haunts a
man lllto a ghost, tying him down to
a stayed way. It keops him from be
ing progressive. It roots him to tho
solid earth of tradition. Policy Is
tho ono thing which a newspaper
Wo havo decided, therefore, that wo
will not adopt any policy, thinking It
bottor to just do our best ovory time
wo run agalnBt a Biiag. A book of
rulos and pollclcB could not do us any
good in a pinch, and we doubt If the
readers caro whether we havo a pol
icy or not.
Wo havo hopoB. however, and hopes
aro as much different from policies
as a gray cat Is from a yollow dog.
Wo hopo that tho Daily Nebraskan
will bo an all-Nebraska papor. We
hopo that It will bo a nowspaper.
printing nil of tho news that Is not
too old to bo of Interest. Wo hopo that
all of tho dopo, which wo print, will
bo up-to-date. Wo hopo that all of
tho stories will bo slung togother In
a readablo manner. Wo also hopo
that tho papor may remain a non
partisan organ; politics aro dangor
ous when handled without gloves.
Wo hopo that tho Nebraskan will
grow In tho hearts of tho studonts
and that none may bo offended by
anything appearing in it columns.
Thoso bIx hopes aro oub inspiration.
Their realization Is our only gonl, and
with tho nsBlstanco of our ablo staf
wo aro going in, unhampered by a
"policy" with a determination to win.
paper so absolutely that ono who does
not subscribe for and rend It may
hardly bo deemed to havo matricul
ated. Surely the alumni havo not been
mindful of the importance of this
oracle of their alma mater. They
nlono should provide it n subscription
list that would insure its success. And
what a commentary It would bo upon
tho UnivorBity school of Journalism if
tho ono considerable effort of the
school in that direction should be al
lowed to give up tho ghost for lnck
"Live and let live" is a motto often
appealed to by those who affect a gen
orous liberality. In tho case of the
"University Hag." as it is affection
ately termed by progressive students,
the mottlo should be paraphrased to
"Llvo. and help live." There ought
to bo no Indifference entertnlned to
ward tho dally volco or tho stato's big
school. Lincoln Daily Star.
AS OTHERS SEE US.
Tho following appeared in tho edi
torial columns of a Lincoln paper yos
torday, boarlng on tho Nebraskan sub
scription campaign. Thank you!
The University Rag.
"Inasmuch as Chancollor Avery has
said It will not, undoubtedly tho Uni
versity dally papor will not bo suf
fered to go down for lack of susten
ance. It should not bo allowed to flunk
out now ovon If it bo necessary to
sustain It with University funds. It
would bo a black oyo for tho Univor-
slty to havo It suspend.
With almost or quite 4,000 studonts
who should bo its faithful clients, it is
hard to conceive a reason for lt re
ported embarrassment. It would seem
as If tho spirit of tho institution must
find expression through this student
FROM HARRY MINOR.
Tho alumni students aro tho ones
who most appreciate the old Univer
sity. Every time a Nebraska gradu
ato thinks of his Alma Mater his
heart throbs and ho thinks of tho
happy dayB ho spent here. Tho fol
lowing letter from Harry Minor, a
former University football star,
shows tho true "Nebraska spirit":
Smith Center, Kan., Jan. 31, 1912.
I am lost without (a bit of) news
from tho old college. Enclosed And
$1.00 subscription to the Nebraskan.
Notico the basketball team bids
fair to annex tho Missouri Valley
championship tltlo. Keep after 'em.
In traveling about tho various Val
ley states, I find an Increased Inter
est being stationed nbout Nebraska
as a Btrong university. It seems duo
largoly to tho increased enrollment
and ovon moro directly, perhaps, to
tho placo tho Cornhuskers now hold
In tho athletic world.
If my efforts aro not without nvnll
Bovoral Btrong young education seok
ors will desert tjiolr native states for
tho "BeBt Nebraska."
Wo havo a mighty lively bunch of
ex-Nobraskans In Kansas City, where
I headquarter. I don't get In there
as often as I would llko to, though.
I am enjoying my work promoting,
ltodpath chautauquas for next sum
mer. With host wishes to Nebraska and
her interests, I remain,
HARRY V. MINOR.
800 N. Y. Life Bldg.,
Kansns City, Mo.
JAMES W. HUTCHINS.
Tho Daily Nebraskan regrets to
loarn of tho death pf James W.
Hutchlns. Our sympathy goes out
today to tho bereaved family and to
tho Tnombers of Phi Delta Thota fra-
tornlty. It only snakes us think moro
of our friends, whom wo havo left
with us, and tho memory of thoso
who havo gone remains warm in our
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