The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, January 14, 1913, Image 1
Zhe Dailv IKlebraekan fa (Hitfpy Vol. XII. No. 70 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, MONDAY; JAN. 14, 1913 Price 5 Cents TOURNAMENT IN MARCH JUNIORS SCORE A SUCCESS kiosh is going up SOON! DEFEAT COTNER 28 TO 18 THIRD ANNUAL BASKET BALL CONTEST OF HIGH 8CHOOL8. EXPENSE PAID BY RECEIPTS t i Guy Reed Managing Business End of Contest Twenty-five Teams Expected to Take Part. Tho third annual interscholastlc basket ball tournament of Nebraska high Bchols will take place March 13, 14 and 15, In the University gymnas ium. All teams that are eligible under the Nebraska High School associa tion will be asked to participate and It Is expected that at least twenty-five teams will be here. Tucker and Shean will again pre sent a large loving cup to tho win der. Last year this cup was won by Omaha and In the firBt anual moot by Beatrice. All entries must be mailed to Guy E. Reed before March 1. There will bo .an entry fee of two dolars. The re ceipts of the tournament will be dis tributed among all the teams pro rata according to tho distanco traveled un til the railroad fare of six men has been paid. Tho Burplus will bo equally divided among the teams that have to pay hotel bills. Any other Information may be had by writing to Guy E. Reed of the athletic department. RIFLE ;: MATCHES COME TODAY Nebraska to Meet Minnesota and Mis souri This Afternoon In Gallery. The first two rifle shoots, Minnesota and Missouri will take place thlB after noon at the target rango under tho M. E. laboratories from 2 o'clock till 5 o'clock. These meets were to have been held later but it was found necessary to get tho scores into the National Itiflo association Thursday which made It Imperative to hold the shootB today. The gallery will be open from 2 on and all candidates for tho rifle team should report as soon after 2 o'clock as possible. DR. JARVIS TO SPEAK AT Y. W. Philadelphia Pastor Will Address Wo men on "Vocational Opportunities. Dr. R. A. L. Jarvis of Philadelphia, who 1b spending the week In Lincoln, will Bpoak to University women Tues day evening at 5 o'clock in the Y. V. C. A. rooms. His subject 1b "Voca tional Opportunities for Young Wo men." Dr. Jarvis la pastor of tho Bethany Presbyterian church of Philadelphia; John Wanamaker's church. A.11 Uni versity women, are cordially Invited to hear Dr. Jarvis Tuesday afternoon, as his addrosB wil bo decidedly "worth while." Hop of Upper Classmen Less Crowded Than Former Ones. Department Store TagB Used. The Junior hop, given by the claRs of 1914 Friday night, was a decided success. Tho crowd was limited to one hundred couples and the floor was not as crowded as It has been at Homo of tho other hops of the Beason. Tho program which included sixteen danceB was enlivened by good muBlc and everyone seemed to enjoy them selves. The further searchings of the com mittee after means by which to keep out of the roomfl couples who had no right to be there was evidenced by a new style of return check. Unlike its more simple predecessor of the Fresh man hop, a plain red validated slip, the new tags were of the department store variety and were required to be worn on the coat lapels of tho gentle men. The effect was rather novel. Tho chaperones were Professor and Mrs." Condra, ProfesBor and Mrs. Bar ker and MIsb EnBign. 40,000 PASS THROUGH MAILS Parcels Post System Proves Popular With Lincoln People Office Does a Big Business. With only eleven days of 1913 re corded as paBt history, Uncle Sam's New Year gift to the people has proven Itself an Immeasurable benefit and it will henceforth be recognized as tho most economical means of sending largo packages. Up to date 40,000 packages . have been sent by parcels post from tho Lincoln office. Station A reports over 200 packages sent from that office. Less than one fifth that many have been received. Postal authorities have some diffl cul in getting patrons to ubo the parcels stamps rather than the ordin ary letter stamps. FORDYCE ON PLATFORM. Speaks at Hastings and at Omaha in Last Week. Dean Fordyce of the Teachers Col lege, lectured before the citizens of Hastings on Wednesday night on tho theme "The Home, tho Background of AH Education," and on Friday night before tho business men of Om aha on tho theme, "Tho Relation of Education to Commercial and Indus trial Life." v PHI ALPHA TAU TO MEET. Monthly Meeting Will Be Held at Lin coln Hotel This Evening at 6:15. Tho regular monthly meeting of Phi Alpha Tau will be held this evening I at the Lincoln Hotel to 6:15 sharp. Besides an important business meet ing there will be an extemporaneous discussion on the subject of Univer sity removal. Weather Machine To Be Set Up On Arrival of Granite Base From Vermont To Be Painted Light Color. For only a short tlmo will ques tions about the weather serve as a handle to conversation for university students. All questions of thlB na ture nrc to be answered ofllcially by the kiosk which is to be erected on the campus as a present from the government. This little house will occupy a position Immediately south of U Hall, where It will give out In formation as to weather conditions, both past and future. Nearly all material for tho erection of the kiosk is on the grounds and operations nro suspended awaiting tho delivery of tho granite base. This has been made up in Vermont, and will bo Bhipped from there within the next few days. Tho atone should arrive within nine days from tho time of shipment and work will bo resumed Immediately upon its arrival. Tho shelter will be painted a light color so as to prevent super absorption of heat, which would unbalance the deli cat o Instruments. WILL DISCUSS ROMAN WOMAN Latin Club Meets Tonight to Deter mine Status quo of Roman Ladies. Gertrude Hall. "Tho Roman Woman," Ib to bo the general subject for discussion at the Latin club which meets tonight with the Misses Grace Hanson and Hazel Shuo at Gertrude Hall. Tho following papers bearing on the subject will be given by members of tho society: "Tho Position and Influence of Wo men in Ancient Rome," by Miss Cor nelia Lindloy. "Marriage and Divorce Under Ro man and English Law," by R. W. Fitch. "Women and Public Affairs Under tho Roman Republic," by Miss Nora NelBon. "Marriage and the Roman Lady," by Miss Marjorle Lichtenwallner. "The Women of the Caesars," by MIbs Mina Maudlin. The mooting will commence prompt ly at 8 p. m. PERSHING ENTHUSE AT SMOKER Contract to Liven Work of Company and Interest Freshmen. Tho Pershing Rifles held an en thusiastic smoker at the Silver Lynx house Saturday evening, at which future plans were discussed. Several new stunts were considered for arous ing more interest among the freBhmen in the work of the company, which Is carried out according to plans ought to make tho Pershlngs ono of the llvllest organizations In school. The club also went on record as favoring a most complete representation of the activities of the Military department 1 nthe 1913 Cornhusker. STIEHM 8HOW8 OLD TIME 8KILL A8 BA8KET BALL COACH IN INITIAL CONTEST. HASKELL THROWS FIVE BASKETS Captain Carrier Hawkins and Hydo Do Nice Work.- Fine Team Work Constantly In Evidence. Cotner was overwhelmed by Stlehm's huskies Saturday evening to tho tune of 28 to 18. Tho victory wflB clean cut and more declBlve than tho scoro undl cates. During tho first half tho Cornhusk er squad consistently marched through tho CotnerlteB making some 25 of their ontlro total during thlB periods. Haskell played a brilliant game at forward registering 11 points all but one from tho field. Captain Carrier also played a consistent gamo and to him was largely duo tho excellent team work which prevailed tho entire evening. At the boglnlng of the second half a line of substitutes was run In, thus accounting for the Increase in tho Cot ner Bcore. Hyde and Hawkins played well during this half. As a whole the first appearance of tho squad was ono which predicts a most successful season. Especial In terest points to the gamo with Minne sota In a few weeks. Some enthusiasts are prone to believe tho Gophers will meet their Waterloo this year. This weok the Cornhuskers meet the strong ex-Uni team from Omaha on Friday evening and the Wesloyan squad last year's Btate champions tho following night. RHETORIC DEFT. LOSE FELLOW Miss Effie Longman, '10, Dies Sunday at Home In Bethany. MIbb Effle Longman, Fellow in tho department of Rhetoric, died Sunday morning at her home in Bethany. She was at school as usual Friday and was taken Blck Friday night, the end com ing after a brief spell of heart trouble. Miss Longman graduated in 1910, a brilliant student in every lino of study, and a prominent member of the Eng lish club. She showed most unusual ability In English composition. The year following graduation she held a scholarship in the Rhetoric depart ment, succeeding the next year to a fellowship, which she has held this year. Funeral services were held yester day. Her remains will be taken to Logan, la., for interment. All Juniors and Sentors who want their pictures In the 1913 Cornhusk er will have the same taken at Town send's before February 1st. Three dollars covers the price of the photos and the cut. l i f y . :"