The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 11, 1912, Image 1
XLhc H)ail IRebraskan VOL. XL NO. 120. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY APRIL 11, 1912. Price 5 Cents FORMER UNI. GIRL WINS JEAI.ON NEW YORK STAGE JULIA NAGL PROMISES TO BE COME STAR. TWO DATES FOR DEBATES CADETS SEE WAR PICTURES NEBRASKA TEAM WILL MEET ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN NEXT TERM. THE CRITICS UNITE IN PRAISING HER Plays Role In Big Gotham Success of This Season, "The Bird of Paradise." CAPTAIN YATES GIVES REGIMENT ILLUSTRATED LECTURE ON RUSSO-JAPANESE CONFLICT. Anions tin successes made on I ho Now York stage in tho season just closing, few have been more notable than that of I1hh .lulia agl. who graduated here onlj lasU June with I'hi Beta Kappa honors Miss Nagl specialized in literature, elocution and dramatics and was a prominent member of the University Dramatic Club She was well known I to rniersity theatregoers. Inning taken part in seeral Dramatic Club plajs, and also in the commencement play when she graduated FirBt Play a Failure. ( ritics and instructors alike united in praise of her work and uiged hoi to continue it With th.it lew in mind she registered last fall at Columbia University in New York ( ltv to stud dramatics and philosophy Later she withdiew fiom the unhersitv to be come an understudj to Viola Allen in the pla.v; "The Lad of ( ovontrj, but the play proed a failure Critics, however, were highl pleased with her work, and the ery next da she was engaged to play the part of Mrs Crowlhers In the big suc cess, 'The IHrd of Paradise' Her work in this part was so satisfactory that she was made the understudy to the leading role, with the promise of the "lead" when the second company shnll be organized Her Versatility Lauded. Her versatility in particular has aroused comment Some time ago the actress who plays what is known as the second "lead" fell and sprained her ankle During the time she was unable to appear Miss Xagl was given her part, and interpreted it in a way highly pleasing to the management Although Miss Nagl'B success in New York has been phenomenal, she is still a loyal Cornhusker In a letter to Miss Alice How ells, her former teacher and the president of the Dra matic Club, she wrote, "I made up my mind to seo if I couldn't some day, by hard work, make my dear University proud of me " The date for the Nebraska Inter collegiate debates has been set for December (. or Hi. 11)12 Nebraska's aflir nuitive team will this ear meet Illinois at Lincoln and the negative team will debate with Wisconsin at Madison The question for debate is to be se looted on April 1" lOach of the inii ersitios comprising the Central Do bating League has proposed a quos tion, and a majority ote of the uni ersities will decide which (iiebtion is to bo usod The questions proposed aro as follows H Nebraska "Resolved. That the polic of regulating the industrial cor point ions is preferable to the policy of dissoh ing them " Hi Illinois "Resolved That the states should adopt the recall of all state olhcers except the udieiar Hy Iowa "Resolved, That the sj s tern of compulbory industrial insur .nice covering accidents, sickness in validity, and old ago, should bo adopt ed bv the I'nitod States, constitution alitj granted " Hy Minnesota ' Rosolv od, That the ..several states of the union should make their judges subject to the to call " It Wisconsin 'Resolved, That ail corporations engaged in interstate commerce should be required to take out federal charters, it being conceded constitutional and that federal license shall not be available as an alterna tive plan " In deciding on the order of prefer ence, Nebraska, would like to get a composite vote of students and in structors alike and any one interested in the question can obtain a ballot from Professor Fogg Since the question this eur is to be selocted In April instead of in May, the debating team may be chosen be fore the end of the semester, instead of earl next fall SCRUD BASEBALL TEAM DEFEATS REGULAR SQUAD COACH TRIES OUT ALL OF CANDI DATES IN CONTEST. RODINSON CONIES OUT MISS AGEE TALKS. At the Y. V. C. A mooting Tuesday, Miss Alice Agee, general secretary of the city Y W C. A , discussed "Com mercialized Recreation " The condi tion of tho amusements and entertain ments of the working classes in our largo cltloB, as investigated by tho social service clubs, was described, And these conditions, she said, aro a result of a congestion in tho large cities, which has come so rapidly that the need of providing proper recrea tion for tho loiauro time of tho work ing classes has been neglected. Tho cities aro commencing to realize tho responsibility which rests on thorn to provide this, and the need of establish ing parks, playgrounds and settle ments by municipal legislation. Tho meotjng was led by Evangeline Long. Miss Scott sang. HOT FIGHT DEVELOPS FOR POSI TION OF MANAGING EDITOR OF THE CORNHUSKER. Lawrence Robinson definitely an nounced his candidacy for managing editor of tho 1913 Cornhusker yester day and began an active campaign for the position. Tho fight in tho sopho more claBS is one of the hottest In years, Trimble and Robinson and their friends canvassing for every eligible vote A record-breaking turnout is expected at tho electlpff Tuesday morning, tho meeting being postponed until that time because of tho all University rally It seoms no opposition will de velop to the candidacy of J. L Dris coll for business managed despite tho fact that In previous years this plum has been eagerly sought for. Tho cadot regiment instead of "drilling on Twelfth street." listened on masse to an illustrated lecture b Captain Yates on the Japanese Rub sian war last night Tho lecture was to have been given during tho winter. but owing to orders b tho War Do partment, which sent the picturoB, was delayed Tho lecture was on the movements of tho Japanese arm against Port Arthur and the pictures showed the defensive and offensive methods of tho 'little brown soldiers" The land ing of tho 7,"0,0()0 troops and their sup plls was in itBolf one of the greatest undertakings of nny war After the landing in August, 1001, the Japs were on the offensive nearly all tho time until the surrender of the fort, In Sep tember. l!10.- Tho pictures brought out the vast nesB of such an undertaking, showing the miles of trenches and siege works that woie thrown up by tho Japs Pictures of dismounted Russian siege guns and dost roved redoubt b showed the effect of the Japanese gun lire On the other hand, tho slow and ex pensive b stein of transportation used bv the laps and the danger to tho lit tie lighters from their own artillery wore also show n ( aptain Yates was stationed in West Point during and after the war, and while there he heard the lectures on the war given by the United States military attaches and war correspond ents with the Japanese army Major Marsh U S Artillery, took tho pic turoB, displaing much bravery in ob taining them and gaining the respect of the lapB by his indifference to dan ger The lecture will bo continued at tho drill hour tonight, taking up the Rus sian side of the controversy, and showing pictures of the Interior of Port Arthur after the Blege, taken by an ofllcer In the U S Engineers WILL PLAY DOANE SATURDAY Brownell to Talk. Profi H. Brownell will speak on "The Call of the Church" at tho Y. M. C. A. mid-week services tonight. Carr Out for Captaincy, But No Date Has Yet Been Set for Election. ALL-UNIVERSITY RALLY SEVERAL ADDRESSES WILL BE DELIVERED AND QUARTETTE AND CHORUS WILL APPEAR. Today's convocation, which will bo held in Memorial hall at 11:00 a. m., is to be the annual all-University rally. This iB the big get togother-booBt-Ne, braska convocation one of the mosL Important, and one of the moBt spir ited meetings of tho whole year. Sev eral of the most prominent University speakers will deliver addreBBes on vital subjects and tho Glee Club quar tette and tho University chorus will render several selections. Tho following Is, tho program: Music by tho Unlvorslty chorus Coach Stiehm, "Athlotics." MIsb Ensign, "Social Affairs." Professor Buck, "Publications." Music by Gleo Club quartette. Chancellor Avery, "Tho University." Yesterdaj tho 'varsity baseball team went down to its first defeat in u practice game with a team composed of alumni and ox 'varsity players. Tho game was close throughout and the coach made good use of the oppor tunity to try all the men ho could In the contest The score at the end of the gamo stood to f. This is tho second game that the team lias had and although the men are all showing up well in fielding, they et bIiow a few weak spots in hitting and baso running However, It will not tako long to remedy those defects and by the end of the week when the team moots the Doane warriors in battle at Crete It will be working in good shape in all departments The line up of the team in the games so far has boon a shifting one, t ho coach endeavoring to give ever man a chance to work out in the various positions and it is ot uncertain vs ho will be taken on the first trip to Doane So far the following men have been used Catchors, Green, Towle Pearson and Lhiol; pitchers, Rodman, Schmidt Wake Purdy and Andrews, first base. Underwood and Pearson; second base, Flory, Hnrtwell and ('line; shortstop. Carr. Hartwell and Haskell; third baso, Haskell and Iofgren, outfield ers, Oliver, Hyde, Frank and Towle Green 1b a new man that lias been tried out behind the bat and is a good fielding catcher, but has proved some what weak in throwing to second, but It is early in tho gamo to judge a man in this art and as tho season pro gresses his weakness may disappear. Another new man has reported to tho coach aB a first baseman He Ib Ben Groves and it 1b said that he is a flrst clasB initial Backer May Elect Captain 8oon. Now that the team lias taken on some form tho candidates for tho leadership have made their appear ance. The only one to announce hlm- Belf so far is Carr, and it is thought that ho will have a good, chanco to land the captaincy Lofgren and Haskell are also reported to have their eyes on tho Job and tho friends of all of thorn aro working In their Interests Just when tho election will bo held is not known. The athletic board has authorized tho election, but tho team has not boon developed enough yot to allow tho holding of a vote. It is expected, however, that tho captain will bo elected before tho team loaves for Doane, Saturday. No other scheduled games have been reported, but Manager Eager is on a still hunt and others may bo ex pected at any time. Tickets Selling Fast. Tickets for tho German play, "Min na von Barnholm," aro selling fast. Eighty-five tickets were sold tho first day. Last Rural Problems Class. Mrs. Le Rosslgnol's last Rural Prob lems class will meet Thursday even ing at 5:00 o'clock In tho Y. W. C. A. room. Mrs. Lo Rosslgnol will answer all questions asked as to social con ventions at this time.