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TIbe 3)ath IFlebrasftan
VbL. XI. NO. 83.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, SATURDAY FEB. 10, 1912.
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high school teams to
Hold tournament soon
ATHLcVrE8 WILL GATHER FOR
5TR0ko AGGREGATIONS ARE ENTERED
Adrbra First to Mako Entry -"Dog"
Eager Is In Charge of
Tlio Stato High School basketball
tdiirhamont will bo held in the Gym
nasium, Thursday, Friday and aStur
lay March 7-9. The high schools
ftave until Fobruary 25 to enter. But
fewJiayo entered to date, Aurora be
ing the first. "Dog" Eager has charge
Ot thd tournament again this year and
expects at least fifteen teams to en
ter. Beatrice won the championship last
year, but has not shown championship
form so far this seasdn. University
Place has a yory strong team and will
have ib bo reckoned with. Omaha,
SoutnOmaha and Lincoln also have
good aggregations and will mako a
strong fight for tho cup.
' Cup for Winner.
Tho Tucker-Shean" cup, valued at
$40, wUl'be awarded the winning team
as a permanent trophy. Tho Tucker
Shean company gavo the cup last
year. Tho teams which win second
and third places will bo awarded ban
ners. Tho eligibility rules are those
of: tho Nebraska High School Athletic
This tournamont is one of the best
Tneans of bringing the' University be
fore tho attention of tho high school
students of tho sta,to, especially the
'tblotoq, Tho teams were entertained
!at tho fraternity houses last year and
hjs pojicy will likely bo retained this
"OLAF," BY CONSERVATORY PRO-
FE880R, WILL BE PRESENTED
MARCH 5 AT OLIVER.
"Olaf," a now opera written by Pro
cessor Howard Kirkpatrick of tho vo
cal department of tho University
School of Music, will bo rendered at
the Oliver theater on the' eyening of
Marph 5. Extensive preparations are
beings made at tho present time to
produce tho opera.
Mr. Kirkpatrick Is well known as a
vopal Instructor. Ho received a part
of his education at Oborlin, Ohio, fin
ishing at Llepzig, In the Royal conser
vatory. He has since studied voice un
fler the tutelage of Vincent Vanlnl of
FJprenco, Gottsehalk of Chicago and
Mqban of Now York. He has been
'with the school of music sinco 1900,
during wh(ch stay ho has becomo well
acquainted throughout tho west.
"FIreworshlppors" 1b a cantata op
fr jfrom Professor Kirkpatrlck's pen.
'it has been rendered many times dur
ing ,tho paBt five years, always with
enviable receptions. Tho subject of
ths piece is original with him whereas
''QUf" is founded on a modern dra
jnwjp poem by Cox. -r
flTe scene of tho opera is laid In a
Ijtfre moyntanious country in tho far
gijst A, terrible dragon continually
yuej) the nation. ' The story tells of
the manper In which a deliverer is
SIGMA TAU GUE8T8 OF PROMI
NENT ENGINEER PANAMA
CANAL VIEWS. '
George G. Anderson of Denvor, a
prominent export ongineer, addressed
a largo crowd of engineering students
and their friends in M. E. 20G last
night. The lecture was given under
tho auspicoB of Sigma Tau, tho en
gineering fraternity, Mr. Anderson be
ing their guest.
The crowd included not only en
gineering students, but many inter
ested academics and friends of en
gineers. Tho pictures of tho canal
zono and construction details of tho
great ditch wore clear and tho ex
A banquet was tendered Mr. An
derson at tho Lindoll hotoljust before
STODENTS TOJISIT EOROPE
J. F. TATE AND M. F. GOODBODY
ARE GOING ABROAD SOON.
Immediately after the mid-year
graduation, J. T. Tate, a well known
student of the University of 'Nebras
ka, will Btart for Now York City
where he will bo mot by M. F. Good
body, formerly a student at Nebras
ka, and they will sail for Europe
The principal object of Tate's trip
to Europe will be to attend tho Uni
versity of Berlin for tho time re
quired In obtaining a doctor's degree
in physics from that university. He
is of tho opinion that it wll ltako him
about two years and a half after re
ceiving a Master of Arts degree at
Nebraska at tho mid-year commence
ment. Tho object of Mr. Goodbody's
visit to Germany and other points
abroad will bo primarily to travel and
see tho country. He will return somo
time next fall and from that timo will
bo engaged in the brokerage busi
ness In New York City. Tho two stu
donts will visit a fow weeks in Ire
land and, England ' beforo going to
J. T. Tate has been well known at
Nebraska throughout his college
course as a very thorough student,
having made tho brilliant record of
abtainlng both a Phi Beta Kappa and
a Sigma Xi. For tho tfast semester
he has been doing Instructing in phy
sics and working on his thesis for
an A. M. He has not only ben well
known as a student but as an athlete
as well. On the 1910 tennis team ho
made an "N" and also played in all
the principal games with other
It is also his plan to attend tho
Olymplcan games in Stockholm,
Sweden, if possible, as well as some,
of the other noted events taking'
placo in the old country In an Inter
view, he said: "I am going to have
a good time and see all .the country I
can while I am abroad, as well as
make ,a Phd., from the University of
Berlin. Goodbody and I have ar
ranged to carry along our, wheelB,
and wo shall make many trips over
land before he returns to the United
PI PHIS HOLD BANQUET
SEVENTY MEMBER8 OF 80RORITY,
INCLUDING VI8IT0R8 PRES
ENT AT OCCASION.
Tho annual banquet of PI Beta Phi
was hold last night at tho Lindell
Hotol. About seventy membors of
tho sorority woro present, Including
representatives from tho Iowa, Mis
souri and Kansas chapters.
Kato Hcacock, 1906, was toastmis
tross, and called for tho following
"Pioneerd," Mrs. Funke.
"Neighbors," Lucilo Wilkinson of
"Slavery," Fanny Lane.
"Sod House," Miriam Clark.
"Prospectors," Mrs. Burgort.
"Arrow," Florence- Schwake.
"Prairlo Schooner," Eula Bates.
Tho out-of-town alumnao who at
tended tho banquet wore: Gertrude
Qulgloy, Ruth Heacock, Mrs. Darlono
W. Burgort, Uarda Soott, Georglna
Davis, Jasmine Sherraden, and Kato
WHY STUOENTSTCOME HERE
PRINCIPAL HUNTER FIND8 MIS
SIONARY WORK 18 M08T EF
Principal Hunter has tabulated tho
rosultB of a recent investigation aim
ing to find out what influences are
bringing the students to tho Farm.
The findings are as follows:
Newspaper advertising 4
Bulletins and personal letters 32
Influence of teachers in homo
Influence of friends in schools 176
Influence of attendance on tho
Short Course 12
From these figures It is very appar
ent that tho most potent forco in
bringing students to school is the
"missionary" work of those In school.
PLAN GOOD CORN CAMPAIGN.
Four Trains Will Carry Five Speakers
Over the State.
Owing to tho poor condition of seed
corn over the state, the Farm Exten
sion department of the University Is
sending out seed corn .trains. These
trains will take out speakers which
will bo furnished by tho University.
Tho week beginning February 26
four trains aro to bo sent out on each
of which there will bo five speakers.
They will speak of the importance
of seed corn testing in order to secure
a good yield of corn.
Few farmers who do not 'tost' their
seed corn realize the poor corn that
was grown over tho Btate the past
year. Very low germination tests
have been the rulo over the state In
FRE8HMAN DANCE HELD.
First Year Students and Friends Waltz
The annual jarty of the freshmen
class was held last night at the Lin
coln hotel. Elmer Hansen was mana
ger and Bob Harloy master of cere
monies, a fair sized crowd attended.
A good time was reported.
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NO GRAFT8 OR FAKE8. '
"The Trail," to be given to-
night at the Temple, will be an $
All-Unlverslty affair. There
will be no "sells'" In the entire
$ program, no fake side-shows. $
The ten cents admission at the $
door admits to the big Wild
West program In the theater at
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HISTORICAL PAGEANT TONIGHT
GREAT WE8TERN "TRAIL TO BE
PORTRAYED BY 80RORITIE8
AT THE TEMPLE.
Tho annual college Y. W. C. A. fair,
under a now namo and vtth now fea
tures, will be hold tonight in tho Tom
pi o building. Tho "main show" will
bo 'held in tho theator at 8 o'clock1.
Tho ten conts gonoral admission ad
mits to this big performance. Plans
aro being made to mako this a groat
ovont of tho yoar.
STODENT WRITES MUSIC
C. L. CONNOR COMP08E8 8CORE8
FOR "THE DIPLOMAT," K08
MET CLUB PRODUCTION.
Tho music for the KoBmet club
opora, "The Diplomat," has been comi
posed and submitted to the ciubJFor
approval. Tho composer is C. ii Con;
nor, a former student of tho Nebras
ka law school.
Tho music is original and snappy,
which Is tho exact thing desired for
tho nature of the opora which the1
club will put on in the spring,
Connor hailed from Kansas univer
sity last fall and registered In the
University of (Nebraska where ho
studied law until a short time ago. He
Is a member of tho Phi Kappa Psl and
tho honorary debating society, Dolta
Tho general try-outs for all parts in
the cast of thd KoBmont club play will
bo hold In the music room in tho Tem
ple theator at 8.: 15 o'clock Tuesday ov;
MEDIC8 ELECT OFFICER8.
E. A. Linger. Will Head 8oclety This
At the regular meeting of tho Med
ical Society at 5 o'clock Friday after
noon, the following officers were elect
ed for the coming semester:
President, E. A. Linger; vice-president,
L. E. Hanlsch; secretary, L. P.
Sanman; ' treasurer, Besse Mason; '
sorgeant-at-arms, A. W. Adson. A
8TUDENT8 TO AID FARMERS. '
Drainage Students to Straighten
"Dead Man's Run!"
Some practical work is being done
by the class in farm drainage. Land
owners along "Dead Man's Run" wish
.to straighten the stream and put, in
a drainage system next summer and
the students will survey the stream,
mako the plans and estimate the cost
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