The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, January 08, 1913, Image 1
(M i :rf Ibe H)atl IRebraefcan 5 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 ! 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." it - i. if i' 4 ' v.