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VOL. XII. NO. 36
UNIVKRSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THLRSDAY, NOV. 7, 1912.
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TRY NEW TACTICS I THE KOMENSKY CLUBS WILL ERECT STATUE ' ON TO OMAHA IS CRY
8TIEHM INTRODUCES POPULAR S A RESULT OF RECENT AGITATION A LARGE MONUMENT TO FACULTY AND STUDENTS GOING
KOMENSKY, THE NOTED BOHEMIAN EDUCATOR, IS TO BE PRE
SENTED TO THE UNIVERSITY FOR THE CAMPUS.
PASTIMES TO FOOTBALL.
SHIFTS YIELD TO TEXAS TOMMY
UP TO ANNUAL MEETING.
Kansas the Main Object Now Doarte
Not Feared, But Is Not Forgotten
by Coaches of the Corn-
The football s(tial last night in
dulled in a series of freak perform
ances consisting of the renowned
"turkey trot. I'exas Tommy" and
the "Ronton dip " Captain Frank sat
out the dances with a fair coed from
Grand Island, and I'urdy was absent
from the hop on account of his name
knee. Coach Stiehni bellows that a
series of these glibby glides is just
what the team needs at this period of
the season's practice
After these pei formaiices a snappy
signal practice was indulged in, in
which the coach's famous pla was
worked up Most of the week's pra
tree is in preparation for the Kansas
game, as only straight tootball will be
used against Doano.
The hospital squad does not seem to
he diminishing ery fast, but has been
growing steadil I'urdy, Harmon and
.Meyer are still nurbing their injuries,
but all will be ready for the Jayhawk
ers a week from Saturday.
A half hour's scrimmage was in
dulged in with the freshmen in which
the pony back Held did good work for
the varsity by pushing over three
touchdowns. The freshmen were
given the ball on the Cornhuskers'
five-yard line and were told to push it
over in four downs, which they failed
to do. The varsity was then given the
ball on the freshman live-yard line,
and one of the bantams carried it over
the first down
The Doane Tigers have the strongest
team they have had for years and are
seriously thinking of holding the
Huskers to a low score Last Satur
day they defeated the Hastings team
by a score of )f to 0, and there is little
doubt but that they will be champions
of the secondary colleges. Tract lcally
the same teatrr as the one which met
the Missouri Valley Champions of last
ear will meet the Huskers this year
The score of last season's contest was
1!5 to 0, but it did not show the rela
tive merits of the two teams, for the
Tigeru suffered severely from fumbles.
The people of Kansas and the stu
dents of the University of Kansas are
preparing to send ,a special train to
Lincoln for the annual game between
the .lay hawkers and the Cornhuskers.
Arrangements are being made with
the railroads for a strictly Jayhawker
train, with all conveniences, including
Pullmans. Over Witt have signified
their intentions of making the trip,
and before the time comes more will
probably join the "thundering thou-
THE KOMENSKY STATUE
FACULTY MEMBERS ON PROGRAM
Their Classes Will Be Taken Care of
by Other Members In Departments
Alumni Banquet at Rome
Yesterda a large numbei ot laculty
members and l'nieisit students went
to Omaha to attend tire Nebraska State
Teachers' Association. Quite a num
ber of the members of the faculty irro
to take an active part in the program
of the association These are Prof. J.
II Framlsen, Prof F M Fogg, Or. K.
II Wolcott, C II Cornell, Dean Charles
Fonlvce, Prof A A Heed. Prof. II. W.
Caldwell, Di Louise Pound, Or S. Lef
schet., Filer W Davis, Dr C F. Bes-
sev. lleihell liMiWIiell, Dr l C Clnpp.
Those who hold olllces in the'different
sections an- Piol II (' llradloid, vlco
president ol the association, I-'. I).
Parker, Piol II K Wolle. Dr Solon
K Tonne, and Di PC Clapp It has
been aiianged that other members in
the difleienl depaitmeiits i 1 take
rhaige o Ilit' (lasses (it thoie who
ha v e goih to t lie asso( 1,1 1 ion
One ol the events at the association
which is ol interest to the I'nlvetslty
is the alumni banquet, to be given
Thursday noon at the Home Hotel. A
brief program has been piepared for
i the occasion )ii which Prof II F Brad
ford is to act as toast master arrd Pro
fessor Caldwell as representative of
the University faculty.
I The University is to have a booth
for exhibition purposes, where the dif
ferent departments of work will bo
Illustrated This booth always serves
as a rallying place for graduates who
have joined the profession and alumni
In other work, attracted to the associa
tion in the hopes of meeting old
A movement was started several "ig material, probably marble, which
weeks ago by the numerous Bohemian will be made in Bomehia and shipped
societies in this state which has now to this country as soon as possible
crystallized into a definite effort to The cost is estimated to be between
I ward erecting a monument to Komerr $2, 000 and $15, 000, including the expense
sky orr the University campus The ol transportation and the custom du-twenty-one
Konrensky clubs in Nebras ties The superintendent of grounds
'ka and adjoining states have pledged and buildings will pick a suitable loca-
' their assistance and will be headed by Don for the statue, which will probably ENGINEERING GRAD MAKES TEST
the local organization. be here some time next spring.
i Miss Hrbk, protessor ol Slavorm Ian KornensKy, or ( ornenlus, as lie Is
,guages, has been active in securing known among the Bohemians, was a
the co-operation of the different socie rroted educational reformer of the sev-
tles arrd in directing the efforts of the enteenth century He is popularly C L Meyer, mechanical engineering
local society The work of the Univer known for his religious interest In ' '07, president of the Concrete Engl
Jsity Komensky Club has been quick the Moravian church, and his work in t neering Company of Omaha, was in
'and thorough, for the propositions was ' practical and theoretical education. He Lincoln several days last week mak
1 first broached but recently, and the is also the author of a large number lug a test on a parrel constructed from
'plans are now mature. Subscriptions of books in the Bohemian language his company's patented steel-form floor
for the monument are now being re- The marry Komensky clubs In the construction. This flooring is to bo
celved by the club, arrd iro trouble iB United States date their beginning used in several Lincoln school build-
C. L. Meyer, '07, Handling Project for
His Firm In Omaha.
anticipated in securing the entire Horn the year 1892, when the 300th ings.
amount. anniversary of Komensky was cele- The panel far surpassed the requlro-
The statue is of heroic dimensions, ' brated by educators all over the world, merits of the test, and will be turned
some eight or nine feet high, arrd will. There is arr apparent scarcity of the over to the University for the use of
be placed on a pedestal about nine artistic about tire campus at present, j the students. The test was made at
feet high, so that the entire monument and several such gifts as this would do the structural steel shop of John West-
will stand about nineteen feet The much to enhance its general beauty over.
original is tire work of a noted Bohe- and offset the evil effects of the shah- Harry Cain, '11, is associated with
nriarr sculptor, and it is standing trow bier buildings. A more fitting memo-' Mr. Meyer in the business and accom
as a lasting tribute to the greatest of lial to the great educator and a bet- panied him to Lincoln. Herman
the Bohemians in the small principality ter reminder of our benefactors, the.Goetze, Phil McCullough and A. C.
.of Moravia. The club is planning to Komensky Club, could not have been , LlndBtrum, all students, assisted in the
.purchase a copy of this in some laBt- selected
Fuzz. ' test.
R. F. L.
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