The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, January 08, 1913, Image 1

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Vol XII. No. 66
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8, 191 J
Price 5 Cents
COMBINED PROMS COME FEB. 22 1 KEY. F. R. WEDGE VlSlfS CAMPUS
OMAHA BANQUET TONIGHT
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SQUAD OUT ON FLOOR
HOLIDAYS NOT ALLOWED TO DE
LAY BASKETBALL PRACTICE
FURTHER INTO S.EA80N.
NAGLE AND GIBSON UNDECIDED
In
Spite of Heavy Lobs of Veteran
Players, Prospects Are Good
for Another Championship.
Date Finally Decided Upon After Former Nebraskan Returns ns Very
Difficulty With Conflicting I Successful "Sky Pilot" After
Affairs. Many Experiences.
PLANS NOT COMP ETE.Y MADE ; PUBLISHES STORY OF HIS LIFE
February 22 will bo tlu date of the Tll K Frederick 11 Wedge, '()8,
combined Junior and Senior Prom, W"H ' vlHltor on the campus Monday
according to tho decision of the coin ll( '1H Jt written n book entitled,
mltteo arrived nt yesterday The
date, has beon a bone of contention ('oaBt." In which he narrates tho story
"ver since the proms were planned to
The Fighting I'arBon of the Ilarbary
of his eventful llf( "from tho prize
'I he first )08t-acallon basketball
practice was held Tuesday nfternoon
The entire squad was out but nothing
iept a signal practice and a light
M'liminiige were indulged In.
Although thero was not any distinct
line-up, tho main squad may bo sim
mered down to Captain Carrier, Has
kell, Underwood, Strykor and Hydo.
Hawkins, Finley and Keifer, aro
.imoiig the boat substitute material.
While it is rather early to make
anjr predictions, it canot be denied
that the team has much promising ma
terial. Tho absence ot last years' slurs,
Owen Frank, Hiltner and Nagl, will
be noticed, yet tho prospects for aa
good a "Five" aro very ovident.
An yet, nothing definite has been
heard of Gibson or Nagl, but they
may return to tho fold by tho first of
the next someBter.
The squad will bo on the floor overy
afternoon from now until tho gamo
with Cotner Saturday evening. This
iH expected to be a good early Beason
game ns the Cotnoritos have been or
ganised for Beveral months and have
a good coach.
ALUMNI TO ENTERTAIN HIGH
SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY
FOOTBALL MEN.
CABARET SHOW ARRANGED FOR
Most Enthusiastic Gathering of Ne
braskans for Many Years Is Prom
ised Toasts Will Be Given by
Old Gridiron Heroes.
Tonight at 7 o'clock will occui the
first Nebraska alumni football ban
quet at Omaha Twelve of this year'H
'N ' men with Coach Stlohm, Manager
of Athletics Heed, Trainer Best, Owon
Frank, Harvey Rathbone, and a num
ber of other university men will rep
resent Nebraska One hundred and
thirty men from nineteen high Bchools
he held In conjunction and only after rl" t the university" The story Is
many dates had been sought but had,'1 romantic one and is extremely in
proved unavailable was the one set foresting.
decided upon Outside of the trouble Mr Wedge, uti a youth, wuh a rrews-
of getting a date when the Auditorium '() on the streets of Omaha, and
was available, the difficulty of con- worked several years at this occupa-
flictlng basketball games was met tion Then, as ho became proficient
with Sam Carrier, Senior master of '" tho rough and tumblo fighting of
ceremonies, 1b captain of the Varsity the streets, he was Induced to enter
basketball squad and will be forced the prize ring In tho ring under the
to.be absent from the event in order sobriquet of "Kid" Wedge, he was
to olav at MlnnennnllH If thin nnnlil quite skilful, and In bin raronp nn n
possibly have been avoided, tho prom ImikIIIhi fought about sixty battles Hef lh" HtUte wiU ulHO b proHOUt nH
would) havo beon held on another t length attained tho welterweight
night, but conflicting events pre ehamplonshlp of tho world. i
vented. About this time ho became ac-1
According to Chairman Sweely of qualnted with Miss Prudence Tracy, I
the Senior committee, favors will be the daughter of a prominent Omaha I
givon both tho ladloB and gentlemen physician, whom ho afterwards mar-!
Several eastern firms are bidding for ! rled She, a college graduate, ln-
theBo today through their special rep- duced him to give up his pugilistic
resentativos. Ho states that they will 'career and to enter tho University
bo something atriking and "claBBy " Inspired and guided by her, therefore,
Tho Auditorium flor is to be scraped ho prepared for the University, and
TICKETS ALREADY HALF GONE
Military Ball Program to Consist of
Fifteen Dances Instead
of Sixteen.
and sanded bofore tho dance. Profea- graduated with the class of '08
alonal decoratorB will be engaged to Afterwards ho entered the ministry
make tho place beautiful and attruc- and has become quite well known as
tively extraordinary. Tho poor floor, a settlement worker in several largo
and tho difficulty of decorating has j cities His effortB in extension work
always boon tho Auditorium's greatest have boon the most successful in San
handicap and tho committee bellevoB Francisco along tho Darbary CoaBt,
I that they havo overcome both of and In Chinatown, where his aggres
i these They also promise Bpeclal slvo "man to man" aftitudo has earned
musical numbers which aro as yet In him the name of "The Fighting Par
deflnlto. son "
Tho combined committees will meet
tomorrow at 11 o'clock In V 102 to
mako further arrangements
FRESHMEN ORDER HEADGEAR
LECTURES ON PANAMA TONIGHT
Mtrn tlion K o 1 P f t)u ft K tl.L-ntu '
placed on sale for tho military ball
havo already been disposed of. The
chairman adviBeB those who are plan
ning to attend to get busy at onco
and secure a ticket.
The grand march will Btart shortly
aftor 8 o'clock. There will bo fifteen
dances instead of tho customary six
teen and tho program should be made
out accordingly.
C. O. Fisher to Describe Panama Canal
With Moving Pictures at Five
O'clock at the Temple.
Green Toques Are To Be a
To Cold Ears As Well
Esthetic.
Comfort
As
MRS HELMS AT CONVOCATION.
Thursday Morning Program Will Be
Musical One.
A song recital by Mrs. Lilian Helms
will constitute the Thursday morning
program at convocation. It win bo
held in the Temple Theatre at 11:00
and Miss Anno Stuart will bo at the
piano.
One of the most interesting lectures
which tho University body will have
the opportunity to enjoy this year will
bo given this evening at tho Temple
at 6:00 o'clock, by C. O. FiBher, on
tho "Panama Canal and Exposition."
Fisher is an advance agent of tho! make tho
Having ordered the guen tn.ted
headgear in obedience to their own
decree, tho Freshmen are determined
not to let old Boreas beat them out
of the privilege of wearing them In
anticipation of coutlnue.1 cold weath
er, heavy toques wer j ordered to
self-inflicted punishment.
guests of the alumni, giving the ban
quet These schools include Omaha.
Council Bluffs, la , Peatr!co, Lin
coin, South Omaha, Dlair, Columbus,
Kearney, Lexington, North Platto, Mc
Cook, Wlsner, Norfolk, Ord, Orand
Island, Fremont, Shelby, Aurora,
Schuyler
Thia banquet Is expected to bo one
of tho greatest arousers of Nebraska
Bplrlt ever attempted Tho wholo af
fair will bo Btaged to give the high
school football men entortainod as
full an appreciation of whnt their state
university really is aB la possible.
Toasts will be given by members of
this year's and of past championship
tearriB as well aB by the coaches. Tho
old songs will bo brought out and if
tiro spirit which the Omaha alumni
i hnve put into the getting up of this
, banquet is also put into the singing
of thoflo they bid fair to be en
thusiastically received.
I Ilefory the toasts and during the
I banquet, a continuous show will be
put on, local theatres lending their
rnoBt popular acts for tho occasion
, Not an empty or a dull moment will
be allowed the guests of tho evening,
and present indications point to the
NebraskariB and alumni having an
, even more enjoyable evening.
exposition, which will be held in San
FranciBco in 1915, and is well known
all over tho country for his descrip
tions of conditions on the canal zono.
Ho Illustrates his talk with moving
pictures taken by express permission
of the government several months
ago.
Nebraska falls on his trip as one.
of the larger universities of the coun-1
try, the majority of which he is visit-, formerly wero not appreciative of na
ing. He also delivers Mb lectures initure'a color, will fall In line with a
tho larger cities willingness.
MRS. LAMBERTSON AT Y. W. C. A.
Theme of Her Speech Chiefly Upon
Social Service and Our
Surroundings.
more humane.
Tho order was placed today with Mrs. Lambertson spoko informally
tho Armstrong Clothing Co., and tho to the Y. W. C. A. girls Tuesday oven-
little harbingers of Spring will arrive
within the next two weeks. When
tho comfort to be dei'ved from wear
ing tho caps is demonstrated, It Is ex
pected that those oi tl e class who
lng upon social Borvico. She told of
Its Importance in all modern Institu
tions schools, churches and politics,
and with tho general public. She em
phasized our responsibility for the
conditions about us. The special
music was furnished by Mrs. O. A.
Andrews,' who sang the selection.
"LIko As a Father."
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