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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 30, 1912)
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THE DAILY NEH1USKAN
THE UNIVERSITY OK NEDRASKA,
FREDERIC C. McCONNELL,
Managing Editor Nerrlll V. Rood
ABBOdato Editor. .Kenneth M Snyder
Associate Editor Cloyd V. Stewart
BubIiichh Manager. . . .C V. Huchanan
Circulation Manager J S. Dowen
SCR I RES
C. L. Yochum, J L. Cutrlght, H. O.
Hewitt, W. I Qoodman, Winifred Soo
gar, C. N. Brown. V. N. Wells, A. R.
O'Hanlon, I,. W. Home. V. A. Turnure,
J. R. Wood, I. K. Frost. Leon Samuel
son, Chandler Trimble.
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Entered at the pofltofllce at Lincoln,
Nebraska, as Becond-class mall matter,
under the Act of CongresB of March 3,
WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER .'(0. 11)12
A SUBSTANTIAL VICTORY.
Another trophy has been brought
bade to Nebiaska. This time the
crown of glory renin upon the .heads
of the agricultural students.
Nebraska's vietoiy by a margin of
over 200 points In the national stock
Judging contest at Chicago is one of
which all students will be proud.
Fourteen other colleges were lepre
sentcd, all ol them premier institution8
of the country.
To the members ol the Nebraska
team the Nebraskan extends its hearti
est congratulations Their work in
behall of their hcliool, and especially
of the College oi" Agrlcultuie. is de
serving of the highest praise, tor It
represents an achle ement of sub
It also speaks well tor the elllciency
and standing of the agricultural de
partment of the Uniorslt,y. Such
records as these, while not showing up
biilllanth belore the eyes ol the aver
age student, do far more for the Uni
versity with tespect to raising it in
the minds of the people of the state
than do the more hollow successes
that we seem most to strive for.
An enormous amount ol student ef
lort these das is centered in fields
not lying akin to the real college work
If this competitive energy could be di
rect ud along lines ot particular col
lege wotk, how much more elllelent
students would become in their chosen
llelds While not discouraging actiity
In "college affairs," or belittling the
Importance and merit ol "college ac
tivities," as they aie conimonlv classi-
'fled, we sometimes wonder if the day i
will ever return when our class loom
woik will be more than merely an
The agricultural students have a
very natural and practical outlet for
their dcsircH to accomplish something
In the way of student achievement, In
IhoBo various Judging contests. These
contests are but an elaboration of
what they aro doing every day, and
hence contribute much to Increasing
their knowledge and efficiency in that
line of endeavor.
Tho moral of those few observations
Is that pretty soon college students
have got to get back to first principles
They will need some assistance and
direction from the faculties, and per
haps from the legislatures, but in the
mam they will have to take the lead
Viewing the matter seriously, col
lege life, or to use a more fitting
rrhrase, higher education, must be
Indulged In with more regard for the
purposes for which the colleges and
universities were established The
tise of vocational schools and the
pressing preponderance of vocational
subjects In our college curriculums '
signify that the country Is demanding I
men educated along practical lines
The Idea of a "liberal" training has.
been overworked and students should '
begin to see that their mission In col i
lege Is to think less of "culture" and
"rubbing up experiences" and more of
the science, purposes, benefits and
emoluments of their vocation or
STUDY IWIIISTf The State Univer8itv has n sc"001 f Music
lllUiJIv connected with it Our standards do not re
ceive the careful thought of any of the State University professors, but our
standards are established upon the famous Meister-Schulen Basis.
PIANOFORTE DEPARTMENT, Aloys C. Kremer, America's greatest
VOICE DEPARTMENT, John Randolph, the peer of any voice in
structor, and twenty other fine teachers.
NEW TERM NOVEMBER 11th
LINCOLN MUSICAL COLLEGE
13th & PSts.
DO YOUR WASHING
WELLS VERY VERSATILE
Prof. P. M. Buck Tells of Novelist's
Two Characters Socialist '
and Artist. '
That librarians over the country'
have a hard time in properly classify
ing the works of II. (J. Wells, the
noted English author, on account of
the versatility, was one of the state
ments made by Prof P. W Ruck yes
teda morning in Ills address at con
vocation I'ioI Ruck brought out in his speech
the two characters of the man Wells
the socialist and Wells the artist, and
that in .spite ot the contrary t tails of
these two types he is toda one of the
most significant writers.
"He is a man," .said Piof. Ruck, "who
sees internal conflict in civilization i
and he looks forward tow aids a mil I
lenium a system of universal feel-1
Wells' literature pertaining to Lon-1
don, he says, is comparable to Dlck-
ent with the exception that Dickens'
is romance, and his Is a survival of
the fittest L. W. H. I
Walker Whiteside m the typhoon
Oliver, Saturday, Matinee and Night
We serve the purest and
best HOT and COLD RE
FRESHMENTS in the city
$1.00 Fountain Pens
$1.00 Safety Razors
Student's 3-Course Lunch, 25c
20 Par Cent Discount to Student
Call 01 . 315 Soath 11th Street
Can be bought only at
318 N. 11th STREET
EMINENT SWISS PIANIST
WILL BE HEARD IN RECITAL AT THE
Temple Theatre, Wed., Oct. 30th
First Concert in the University School of
Music Artist Course.
SEATS, 75 CENTS. $1.00 AND $150
On Sale at Crancer's, 1124 0 Street and Walt's, 1215 0 Street
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