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THE DAILY NEBBASEAN
May 2, 1913
TRACK MEET MAY 14
GIRL8 GETTING IN TRAINING
FOR ANNUAL COMPETITION
Gittings and Beghtol, Trainers
Practices Held Daily Entries Should
Be Made May 12th Medals
Will Be Awarded Winners,
At least onco each year the girls or
the University can climb down out of
the grandstand where Mr. Reed has
them safely penned for most of the
time and can feel the blue graBS be
neath their feet with as noble stimula
tion as any football heroes can speed
the track with the elation of an An
derson or even vault with the grace
of a Reavis.
The real concentrated season of
practice Iran uummcirccd itlthough
preparatlon In a measure has been
going on all year for now the date of
the big meet Is set for May 14.
Annually the authorities have dis
missed girls from classes that they
might be In or watch this pentathalon.
Practices are held at 1:00 p. m.
dally, at 11 Monday, Wednesday and
Friday and Wednesday at 10. Mis3
GJttlngs is coaching the track event
and Miss Begthol has charge of the
indoor baseball. This game Is one of
the popular features of the field meet
and will be a contest between picked
sophomore and freshmen teams. If the
upper classmen want to combine and
challenge the winners It is rumored
that they may snatch the trophy from
the lower classmen In a later match
The events to be entered thlB year
are the following: 25-yard dash, 50
yard dash, 40-yard hurdle race, run
ning high Jump, 8-pound Bhot put, bas
ket ball throw, and a polo vaulting
contest limited to members of the
manual physical educational class.
This event requires more practice but
some degree of skill and much en
joyment is evinced by the experts. The
hurdle race Is ono of the most at
tractive events. Four girls will run
in each heat down a course with five
obstructing hurdles -2 fet 6 inches
high. Gladys Bennett, Edith Shank
and Ethel Johnson got over the 40
feet as well as tho hurdleB with as
The real entries will be made pos
sibly Monday the 12th, but all grlls
can practice. Since the talent in ath-
Kiosh reports a perfect afternoon
and all the girls there and posBlbly
all the boys.
Loob's Orchestra, Phono L7620.
letlcs Is very evenly distributed" a large
number have high hoped of staying In
at least three events.
Medals will be given the winner of
track events. Those playing on the
class team will have completed one
requirement for an athletic "N."
Last In tho day's mad events will
come the Inter-class relay race, the
Black Masks. Sliver Serpents and
other organization will be expected
to send their best class material to
train for this supreme effort of each
class to leave the field victorious.
Dear VenuB: I AM A CRUMB. 1
want a girl. She must know a lot,
be able to lead me socially and must
wear at the time wo aro Introduced
one of those $15.00 trailing gowns.
Suffragettes excluded from competi
tion. Enlighten me. Truly yours,
C. L. REIN.
We are afraid that you aro rather
extravagant In your demands. Any
girl who eally knows a lot Is a suf
fragette, she will rofuso to wear
trailing $15 gowns (oh horrors!) and
will demand more than a "crumb"
In exchange . You had better visit
the garden and tho fat juicy worm.
Dear Venus: Please help mo In
my sad plight. I am madly In love,
yet am In Iininlnenet danger of bald
flc.Bg, UlLlgLlhJH time tho object of
my affections does not realize the lm
pending disaster. Shouuld I try to
win her Immediately ere It comes, or
wait until she can Judge whether or
not 1 will do, In my changed condi
tion, or shall I confess all and throw
myself upon her mercy. In trouble
Wo reallzo tho awful position you
are In, but feel that If tho girl really
loves you, hair (or the lack of It)
will not matter now or ever.
Telephone Yule Bros at once.
Low heel Oxfords and
Pumps on the English
Last; GurT Metal, Tan;
Suede and White Nu
Buck Pumps. These are
the very latest styles.
They are swagger. Call
and see them.
ROGERS & PERKINS
1129 0 Street
The Studio of the Advertising Department
Cppyrltbt 1811. AUrwt Dccfar A Coho
These are the sort of clothes you young fellows will find. Prices from $10 to $45.
The Store Ahead
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