The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 11, 1913, Image 1

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Vol. XII. No. 121
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1913
Price, 5 Cents
UNIVERSITY CADET BAND-GIVE ANNUAL CONCERT TONIGHT TEMPLE
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GIVE WAGNER AS BENEFIT I Scarcity of Men for
CONVOCATION TUESDAY MORNING
GIVEN OVER TO PER
FORMANCE. CHORUS ASSISTED BY SOLOISTS
Admission of Twenty-Five Cents Will
Be Charged Tickets Go on
Sale Saturday Morning
at Temple.
i'(i "1 nt'sl;t morning In .in con
oiiition will In- given over to a per
lorinance ot ol Wafiiicr'h Lohengiin as
a benefit loi tin Omaha tornado suf
terers. An admission of twenty-five
rents will be ( barged and the proceeds
without an expenditure for expenses
will be sent to the relief fund for that
purpose
The opera will be delivered by the
university chorus accompanied by an
excellent orchestra and soloists of note
in the state. The chorus and its ac
companiment have- given this perform
ance several times in the last year und
it has alwajs made a strong hit. Critics
state that the student body is destined
to enjoy a rendition of Wagner's great
est work which even more critical au
diences would deem first-class.
Tne idea comes as the result of pub-
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Weights and Jump
Makes Coach Fume
In spite ol the fa t that quite a mini
ber of men have reported lor work on
the track there is vet a great scarcitv
ot men m the weights and held events
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Particularly is tin- scarcitv felt in
these eents lor there are very few
men out for them The high and broad
jumpers hae as vet not been abb- to1
do much woik on account ot the ad
else w eather
Although theieaiea great maiiv out
loi the distances, tbeie are seveial op
poi tunnies in that direction for sev
eral good men The list of sprinters
is without doubt the largest and con
tains some very fast material
The trjouts for the Drake lelay
teams and the track team will be held
tomorrow afternoon on the athletic '
field For the Drake relay races Ne- '
braska will send two teams, one for '
the half and the other for the mile re
lay In each event the Cornhuskers
will without doubt run against the Unl- '
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versify ot Chicago who are also en
tered in the meet.
The track is in poor shape due to
the almost continuous downpour of the
past few days and the time made Sat
urday will not be representative of the,
real wortli of the men.
Sale of Senior Bids
Closes Thursday
With 2,300 Sold
Chairman Vocbuni, of the senioi m
itation commute announced that
nianv took adantage ot the extended
time for the purchase ot invitations.
Thursdav was the last day allotted lor
the sale and all oiders were sent in
Thursdav morning to Charles Klliott
& Co, Philadelphia. who weie,
awarded tin- piinting contiact Al
though it was supposed th.it more
would be sold, the sale was nevcrthe
less quite sat islactoi v and about :uu in
nations were disposed ol Thursdav
The entile numbei sold was appioxi i
match li,. ()(! I
Lincoln W. C. T. U. Offers Prize.
The Lincoln W C T I' has ottered
$7.r) in prizes for the live best orations
on "The Proper Solution of the Liquor
Problem" Any University student is
eligible to this competition All in
terested men see Gilbert Hi own or
meet in Temple basement, Kast room,
Friday, April 11, at U P. M.
The V. C. T. XL hits offered five
prizes, amounting to seventy-five dol
lars to be awarded in an oratorical
contest upon the subject of "Temper
ance. This is open to Uni students
only. All interested in this work meet
at the Temple Y. M. C. A. room at G
oclock tonight.
UNI BAND PLAYS TONIGHT
MILITARY MUSICIANS TO MAKE
MELODY FLOW BEFORE UNI
VERSITY AUDIENCE.
UNDER LEADERSHIP OF CORNELL
Director Has Had Much Experience
and Is Said to Have Proteges
in Excellent Shape
for Tonight.
This evening in the Temple theatre
t In- I n iv i sit v hand will pi esent to the
student and gemial public one ot the
biggest and most important all Uni
veisit.v events ol the school ear in the
1 11 11 u:i I (oik i it In consideration of
the genuine talent and the faithful
piactice that have been characteristic
ot the band heretofore during the, year,
the prediction is safe that the program
the organiatlon will render this even
ing will be a surprise all out of pro
portion to the credit which is gen
erally given to Nebraska's military
musicians.
The ability and experience of Mr.
C 11 Hrovvn, the leader, is a sufficient
recommendation to warrant a delight
ful program That Mr. Cornell is a
musical leader of no mean skill Is ap
parent from his past accomplishments
in the musical world of Lincoln. When
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