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TLhe Dail IRebraskan
' VOL. XI. NO. 127.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY APRILfJ,, 1912.
Price 5 Cents
SAYS DENIAL OF BALLOT
WILL WEAKEN WOMANHOOD
PROFESSOR GRUMMANN SAYS IT
WILL MAKE HOME DOLL HOU8E.
SEES HOPE IN WOMEN SUEERAGE
Convocation Speaker Declares It Will
Tend to Purify Elections by
"If we continue to deprhe women
of the ballot nnd allow them to remain
at home in idleneHH, the modern homo
will become a doll house, and women
will become either playthings or serv
ants," said Professor (Jrummnnn yeu
terday at conocation in an address
on "Woman Suffrage "
Professor (5rummann 1h a thorough
believer in woman miff rage He be
lieveB that neither race, color or 8e.
but a Btandard of intellectuality and
morality, should determine the right
of a citizen to the ballot According
to such a standard, women are as
capable of voting as men, he argues.
Professor (Irummann answered the
often quoted argument that women
would be lowered by contact with tli
polls by affirming that the polls would
be purified by women Instead of
having the voting booth in a saloon
that would naiiBeate even a man,
school houseB would be employed for
the purpose, he declared
Ho cited co-education as a great re
form which was at flrBt vigorously
oppoBed on the ground that bucii a
syBtem would lead to immature an J.
haaty marriages "Contrary to this,"
-he said, "many people today bless the
ByBtem for their domeBtic happine.ss.Tr
PRIZES OFFERED BOYS
NEBRASKA LADS GIVEN OPPOR
TUNITY TO COMPETE IN CORN
The growing of Nebraska's premier
agricultural product is being encour
aged at the Instigation of the Agricul
tural Extension department of the
University The South Omaha Stock
Yards Company has offered $700 in
prizes for growing corn.
Following are the details of the con
tost County Contest.
These prizes are offered boys in
each county where a county contest Ib
held under the direction of the county
Kirst prize $10 In caBh.
Second prizo $5 in cash.
Third prize $3 in caBh.
The winnerB at the county contest
will compete for the state prizes. The
eastern division is composed of all
counties east of a lino drawn Btralght
south from the western boundary of
Knox county The western division is
composed of all counties weBt or this
Firnt prize $50 in cash
Second prize $Lr in cash.
Ten third prizes of $i" each-$50 In
First prize $50 in caBh.
Second prize $25 In cash.
Ten third prizeB of $5 each .$50 in
(Continued on page 6.)
MUMPS PREVALENT HEBE
NUMBER OF STUDENTS AILING
WITH MALADY AND OTHERS
At present there are several l'nier
sity BtudentB detained from their
clasBes at the University on account
of the mumps
The malady has been prevalent for
several weeks, though just now thero
seems to be little danger of It ap
proaching an epidemic Besides those
who are ailing now, thero are a nuin
ber who have already had it this
spring and who are just recovering.
Those who seem to have the most
serious cases are- Lester Weaver,
H .M FroBt and II J RoBser.
All candidates for the freshman
baseball team are asked to report at
Thirty-third and O streets, Saturday
at 2.:?0 p. m.
VIC HALLIGAN, Manager.
MAKING UPJHE ANNUAL
ACTUAL PUTTING TOGETHER OF
BIG BOOK IS BEGUN AFTER
RECEIPT OF CUTS.
The actual assembling of the "Big
gest and Best ' Cornhusker began at
8 o o'clock yesterday morning under
the personal supervision of Editor
Dana B. Van Dusen, who has returned
from Omaha to see that nothing goes
wrong at this crucial stage in the pro
duction of the big book A large ship
ment of cuts and cartoons was re
ceived from the engraver day before
esterday,ah(I TmTToTmH for ht-flrHt
thirty-two pages are being rushed into
shape rapidly. The cuts received.
moBt of which are campiiB and college
views, are regarded as exceptional by
Jacob North, who haB handled a great
many Cornhuskers He considers
them the finest over put into a book
at Nebraska, and artists are at work
on an original scheme for so dressing
up the pages with them that buyers or
the Cornhusker will be made to realize
that Nebraska really 1b posseBBcd of a
A large portion of the printers' copy
was also turned over to the linotype
men yesterday, and work is now be
ing confined to the College Lire or
Joke section Material ror this sec
tion is available in large quantities,
and most or it submitted thus far
bears a noticeable trace or quality
Over 100 pageB or the book have been
set aside ror this Bection, however,
and when it is considered that none
but copy having Bomo real merit-lire
and purpose will be permitted to go
in, it becomes patont that a great deal
or material is necessary. This Bection
will bo made up or jokes not puall
lanimouB personals but real jokes,
cartoonB, BiiapahotB of well known Uni
versity characters and places, and
humorous sketches of University
eentB and traditions.
Union Members Notlcel
All members or tho Union Bociety
are hereby notified that tho last elec
tion or this year will bo hold tonight.
Numerous business Items or consider
able importance will bo brought up for
diacuBBlon and each member should be
on hand to cast his vote.
MIbb Gail Junkin, '11, of Springfield,
Is a guest at tho H. E. hall.
HAS FINGERJUT OFF
N. E. DOW SUFFERS PAINFUL IN
JURY WHILE WORKING WITH
A CIRCULAR SAW.
N. E. Dow, '15, mot with a serious
Injury about two o'clock yesterday
afternoon while at work In the wood
working laboratory or the Mechanical
Engineering building While cutting
a block or wood at the circular saw,
he allowed the block to slip, and bo
roro he could recover it tho saw had
completely severed the first linger or
his lort hand and cut a deep gash In
his thumb Ills wound was Immedi
ately dressed and he wan taken to his
room In the Y M. C A. building
This is the first serious accident
that has occurred in the engineering
department for many yearB Dow
does not understand just how the ac
cident occurred, but Bnys that it was
due to no fault of the machinery
ANOTHER NEED OF THE UNI.
SURROUNDINGS IN HARMONY
WITH BEAUTY OF CAMPUS
SHOULD BE REQUIRED.
The situation or the University
campus resembles the oasis in the
desert, for the surrounding propertj
is so unlike and out of harmony with
the campus itself ir one were to take
a spin around It, the sight or the eye
would Tall upon a mixture in striking
contrast to the delicate beauty of the
grounds within the University gates
Iil Lim.ii LliejtjidentL becomes accus
tomed to the familiar one storyshacks,
railroad yards, livery Btables and
laundry exitB,' but to the less trained
mind the anomalous Bight of a college
campus being placed In the midst of
broken down rosldence and business
blocks must prove revolting in the
Under normal conditions the estab
lishment of the University in any one
part of the city would stimulate prop
erty values rrom tho standpoint or the
residence builder as creating a deslr
able community In which to build a
home But the close proximity or our
campus to the business district and
railroad terminals probably discour
aged the citizens from making the
north side of the 'city a substantial
residence portion. As a result the
University finds Itself the center of
that part or the city which through
age and lack or growth and develop
ment has become more or leas de
cayed and dilapidated.
This is but one of the trialB of a
city campus. It Is to be hoped, there
fore, that if our present location Ib to
be made permanent, tho authorities
who have our ruturo in hand will draft
their phuiB bo as to provide for a sur
rounding community that will bo In
keeping with the dignity of a standard
Girls Plan Picnic.
The glrla of the physical education
department aro planning to have a
picnic at Branaon'a grove, othorwiae
known aa tho Perm wooda, Saturday
May Be Both.
There ia a big case of law. books in
the basement of the Library marked
"Keejp Dry." Iq that Irony or humor?
STUDENTS PREPARING TO
CAST VOTES TODAY
INTERE8T IN POLITIC8 IS PRETTY
INTEN8E RIGHT NOW.
MANY STRAW BALLOTS ARE HELD
Some of Organizations Express Prefer
ence, Particularly If Relatives or
Frat Brothers Are In Race.
All malo students of the University,
whether or not they roBlde In Umcnn
tor county, will be permitted to voto
in the primaries held today Thoy
will be required to make proper cer
tification as to their residence in tho
state, age, etc.
In view of the near approach of tho
prlmarloB and the fact that tho na
tional party conventions are not such
a long way off, tho political pot has
been boiling over Straw votes galoro
have been held among University or
ganizations and some of the various
rraternity and club houses have Blg
nlfled their allegiance to certain can
didates by the wholesale display of
pictures, banners and announcements.
This is particularly true or thoso
Greek letter societies which have fra
turnity brothers among the candi
dates Woodrow Wilson is a Phi PbI
and, or course, the Phi Psl chapter
here Is pretty well a unit In declaring
Tor the Jersey man Champ Clark Is
a Delta Tail and he would undoubtedly
carry the Delt house without difficulty.
Some or the other frats have ex
pressed their preference, a straw voto
recently showing two'thlrds or tho
men In one organization ror Hoosovelt.
A straw vote in another rraternity
house HhoweiLiiiily Lyvoout oT 27 Tor
"Ole" Metcalfe's Father in Race.
Sentiment concerning the state can
didates is also pretty well divided,
though the Phi Delts aro working hard
to nominate "Ole" Metcairo'a rather
ror governor on tho Democratic ticket.
A Metcaire club haB been rormod by
some or tho students or tho school.
An Instance or sorority activity In
behalf or a political candidate ia evi
denced by the Pi Phis, who aro or
hortlng their men rrleuda to voto for
Norris Brown ror United States sena
tor. Mr. Brown's daughter, June, ia a
member of tho PI Phi aororlty
Indications are that a largo Bhare of
tho eligible voters in the University
will turn out today and cast their bal
lots. Owing to tho extremely compli
cated form of tho primary ballots, dif
ficulty ia anticipated by boiiio In get
ting their preference properly ex
preaaed. WEEKLY REVIEW A 8HOW.
Students and Townspeople Alike
Watch Dress Parades of Cadets.
Tho weekly regimental review of
i mo university caaotB was held last
evening. Theae dress parados aro
wltnesaed by a large number of stu
denta and townapeoplo, and with tho
arrival of warm weather it ia expected
that tho ThurBday rovlowa will prove
a popular attraction.
Thero la conBlderablo rivalry be
tween the different companies to pre
sent the best lino while passing the
reviewing ofneera. Colonel Smith
will, In the future, announce the win
ner at each parade.
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