The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, May 07, 1912, Image 1

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VOL. XI. NO. 139
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1912.
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INTER-FRAT COUNCIL
PERFECTSJRGANIZATION
PROFE88OR J. T. LEES RE-ELECTED
CHAIRMAN.
THE PAN-HELLENIC DANCE MAY 2IST
Rules and Rushing Committees Ap
pointed Inter-Fraternity Ban
quet Not To Be Given.
The inter-fraternity council, recent
ly re-constructed by authority of the
board of regents, met last evening In
tho Temple for the first time under
the new order of alumni control
Twenty five of the thirty nino mem
hers were preBent and transacted con
siderable business Verno Hedge,
presided.
Professor J T Lees, for several
yearB chairman of the inter-fraternity
council. waB reelected, not without.
ooDosition. however and H It. .Mu!
ligan was selected as Heoretar of the
body Professor Lees is an alumnus
of Heta Theta Pi, and Mr Mulligan is
an active member of Delta Tan Delta
Upon motion it was decided to
elect three men to constitute a Pan
Hellenic dance committee, those re
celving the highest otes being 1n
Woodward, Krnio Frank, and H J
Rirmingham Tuesday. May 21dt, was
the date Bet for tho dance.
It was also decided to withold the
gling of the Inter fraternity banquet
this year.
Tho following committees were ap
pointed by the chairman:
Rules for proceduie -Foster, Thorn
as, Led with
Rushing rules ('utter, E Frank,
Carroll
The session adjourned to meet on
Tuesday, May 1Kb.
ART SESSIONS BEGUN
PAINTINGS OF BERG HARRISON
PROVE FEATURE OF THE
MEETINGS.
The annual exhibit of the paintings
of Rerg Harrison and those owned
and kept by the Nebraska art aBBO
elation opened yesterday, and will be
open to tho public for tho next two
weeks ending May ISth.
From year to year Mr. Harrison
has added a few more paintings to
tho collection, until now thero aro
twenty six in all. Ho is known as ono
of tho greatest modorn landscape
painters, and his BceneB aro mostly
taken from snow covered IiIIIb, though
one of his most famouB plcturea Is
the painting of a road near Santa Bar
bara on a hot mid summer day with
tho sand blowing
A cast by Daniel French, tho fain
oub sculptor, wn8 presented to tho so
ciety last winter Wo aro doubly In
terested in Mr. French's work when
we know that he Is tho sculptor to
whom tho work of making tho Lincoln
monument for tho city of Lincoln waB
Kiven This cast, named "Death and
tho' Sculptor," is also on exhibit and
may bo seon by those who bu the
season ticket for 25 centB, or single
admission of 10 cents Theso rates
aro for studonts, a Bllghtly higher feo
being chargod to outsiders.
All members of the Kosmet Klub
are requested to meet In the Rag of
fice tonight at 7:15, sharp. Important
business.
GIRLS HOLD TRUCK MEET
TO
PROVE ATHLETIC PROWESS
IN THURSDAYS
CONTEST.
Nebraska co-ci1b will hold their an
mini truck and Held moot ThurBda,
Ma 9th, on Nebraska Field.
For tho (IrHt timo in the history of
the University, the meet will bo opon
to all coeds, whether they aro taking
Kjinn.'iHliim or not Tho meet will bo
given as a test of gtrlB athletics i"wllo W!lH Hected to the order In 18J)1
the I'nivcrjy If onough girls show ut KutberB college, New Jersey, was
their interest by entering tho moot, itinited by courtesy of the Nebraska
ih probable that an out-door field will I chapter.
be provided for tho co-eds' ubo noxt
j ear
I lie meet will be held from three
to lio. As in former years only
worn. mi will bo admitted. Tho gates,
how. or, will be open not only to the
women of the University but also to
the women of Lincoln All girls aie!
e used from three and four o'clock i
d.ibsen on Thursday by older of the,
( hancellor. i
I'he following piogram will be I
gien !
UiiHt !k the inning baseball game
In t ween the freshmen and the sopho
moies Outdoor rules, but indoor ap i
),l! .it us
Second Individual competition Kn
tiieH for this ma be made any tune
en ednesday No professional train '
nig ih required, except ror mo nigu
jump Under this will bo a 10 yard
tl.inh a tW) yard dash, a basket ball
throw for distance, and a high jump ,
Thud- Inter class relay. Teams'
lioin each of tho classes, of ten girls '
each will be chosen Tho relay race
is also open to tho entire coed body I
Kiitues should be made Wednesday (
Banners to Winners.
Hauliers will bo given to tho win
ning classes in the ball gamo and ro
la races Cold, silver and brone
medals will be piesented to the null
v id tin! vv Miners in the irack events
Miss (Sittings, Miss Heghtol and
MiHH Day will act as olhcials, togethei
with advanced students in the normal
class An admission fee of ten cents
will he charged to cover tho coBt of
the medals
MOSICINJEMAND
HEAVY SALE IS REPORTED ON
CONNOR'S VERSION OF
"THE DIPLOMAT."
Musical scores of "Tho Diplomat," j
the comic opera given by tho Kosmot
Klub aro selling rapidly.
I
Ono of tho principal music, BtoreB
down town Ib entirely sold out. "There1
ia a very heavy demand for this '
in uslc," Bald another merchant yester
day "Almost every other perBon who
comoB into the Btoro wants one. Sat
urday wo had two girls wrapping
thorn, and even then they could not
keep up with tho demandB "
Tho scores, which were supposed
to bo in Lincoln tho night of the
opera, did not arrive until tno next
day Tho hoavy sales since then, how
ever have more than made up tho loss
incurred by tho delay.
Tho music for tho opera, writ
ton by C. L. Connor, was published
by Mr. Connor and J. Frank Mead.
PHI BETA KAPPA INITIATES
NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS ARE
GIVEN THE KEY AT AN-
NUAL BANQUET
PPhl Heta Kappa held its annual
initiation for new members and the
annual banquet at the Tomplo Satur
day evening Thirty seven of the
thirty eight students elected to the
Phi Heta Kappa honor this spring
were invited V. A Whltenack, pro
fessor of Gorman at the Peru normal
A five course banquet was served in
the new cafeteria room with plates
for Beentyfhe The company was
largely made up of faculty members
who are active in thlB chapter of Phi
Heta Kappa I)r Hesse, president
of this chapter acted as toastmaster
Professor Hessey gave the Intro
ductory toast in his customary
hi usque stle, explaining the obliga
tion of the newly elected members to
the state and to the University of Ne
biaska
Other toauts were responded to b
Professor Pool, ice president of the
,t(tie chapter for the coming year,
Ralph Carrett, who was (hosen hv the
newly elected members to speak in
their behalf, and Dr Hessey, closing
with a short address in which he
urged the new members to wear the
ke with pride.
CHANGES IN STAFF.
Resignation of E. H. Taylor causes
Vacancy In Editorial Force.
Following the resignation of Karle
Taj lor, formerly managing editor of
the Ncbraskan, some changes In the
editorial staff will be necessary
Fred McConnell, who has been an
associate editor for tho pimt year, is
now acting in tho capacity of man
aging editor, and in all probability.
' will hoou receive a permanent berth
j in that position This change leaves
I, i acancy in the office of associate
' editor which will be filled in tho near
luture from the present reportlal
staff
HARD LUCKJOR RACELY
STAR ATHLETE SUFFERS SEVERE
INJURY IN MEET WITH
KANSAS.
Geoi go Racely, football player, base-
ball star, and track athlete, is per-
hapB tho unluckiest athlete that has
graced the Nebraska field for some
,e.,rH
MHl fnll after worklng COnBclon-
tloiiBly throughout tho early practice,
arrd having overcome tho diBadvan
tage of light weight by an umiBual ox
hlbition of speed, ho terrorized tho
minor opponents by his spectacular
dashes Ho ran ringB around tho
Kansas Aggies, and had a similar be
ginning in the Missouri game, when
ho tore a ligament In IiIb ankle for
the remainder of tho schedule ho had
to content himself with Bitting on tho
sidelines and watching the other
players win glory and their lettors.
Undaunted ho turned out for track.
As if still pursued by the unlucky fate
ho waB rewarded for his effortB in the
meetatDra
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PROSPECTS BRIGHT FOR
JAW BARBECUE
FESTIVAL TO BE REPLETE WITH
NOVEL ENTERTAINMENT.
GRANT MARTIN SPEAKER OE THE DAY
Huge Ox to Roast All Night and a
Sumptous Repast Awaits Excur
sionists Ball in Afternoon.
At nino o'clock tomorrow morning
tho Uwh will begin the celebration of
their Becond annual barhocuo Tho
committees In charge of tho difforont
partB of tho day'B program havo fin
ished their plans and tho outlook
promises a varied courso of enter
tainment. Tho Hill of Particulars is as fol
lows: 1 Tho Information, !) to !) 30 Tho
Ijiws will gather around the sacred
precincts of the new law building.
'Hero tho laws intend to make a dem
onstration that will inform Jho en
tire school of the fact that they aro
to have a new building and one In
which they may he supreme
2. Tho answer, it .'50 to 10 00 In
answer to the queries as to the ex
traordinaiy excitement on the campus
tomorrow morning and what it means,
the laws will board the cars In full
view of the girls whom they will leavo
behind for ono day (in care of a cer
tain department isolated on the other
side of tho campus) and hie away to
Capital Reach.
3. Tho evidence, 10 to 12 30 Tho
Iaws, upon arriving at tho Roach, will
glvo evidence to prove their nthlotlc
ability by competing in an athlotlc
carnival which will contain the fol
lowing events- 100-yard dash, sack
race, three legged race, married men's
race, faculty race, alumni race, fat
mea'B race, wheelbarrow raco, egg
race, potato race, class relay raco,
broad jump, hop, skip and Jump, and
baseball throwing for distance. Tho
judges for this great Olympic contest
will be A Schmidt. O Frank, W.
Hates, and G jslleed
4. Tho digest, 11 30 to 1 30 Then
comes the big event of the day tho
"oats," and thero will be "some feed."
Tho roaBt ox, which will have been
cooking all tho night before, will bo
laid out on the table along with tho
buns, bread, butter, milk, coffee and
cream (yes, real cream), cookies, and
tho Ico cream, and tho boys will then
eat as only laws can eat, and If any
ono goes hungry It will be because ho
was blind or an invalid.
5 Tho arguments, 1:30 to 2:30.
Attorney General Grant Martin has
been secured to deliver the principal
argument of the day, while tho gover
nor will follow with a few remarks
along with the general Bplrlt of tho
day Several of tho alumni will bo
called upon for talks, but tho commit
tee has been authorized to make tho
Statement that If Dr Maxey Is called
I upon ho will not speak over thirty or
forty mlnutoB.
6. The verdict, 2:30 to 5:00. Tho
verdict will bo reached when tho base
ball games, between tho threo differ
ent classes, hav been playd. Those
will bo tho crowning events of tho
day, and it is expected that thoro will
bo many a sore finger and many an
aching back when tho scorokoopor
has tallied up the totals. It is thought
that several scorers with adding ma
chines will bo needed in aomo of tho
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