The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, September 19, 1913, Image 7

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Be sure to locate Hie Go-Op this week. It will save you
money next week when you buy your supplies,
Chemistry Aprons Fountain Pens
Laboratory Supplies Pennants
Pencils, Pens Posters
History Paper College Pins
Note Books Memory Books
Agents for Eugene Dieizgen Co. Drawing Instruments, Slide Rules and
other material
No matter what you purchase, you will be treated right at
318 North Eleventh Street
Peterson, '07-'ll, Goes
To Canal Zone, Where
He WiD Teach Botany
A letter was received yesterday In
the Chancellor's ofllc'o from Richard
L. Metcalf. newly appointed Governor
of tho Canal Zone, commending the
selection of N. F. Peterson as an In
structor In sclenco In a Canal Zone
high Bchool.
Mr. Peterson was born In Denmark,
received his early education In Plain
view, Antelope county, Nebraska, and
later took- his A. B. degree at the State
University In 1907. Ho specialized in
botany and received his A. M. degree in
Dr. BesBey regards him as one of
the moBt thoroughly prepared botan
ists graduated from this school and
fully conpetent to fulfill the duties lof
his new position.
NebraskamStory Possibly Responsible
for Elimlnatloirof Campus Cactus.
An article appearing in yesterday's
edition of tho ipapor advised that the
group of cactuses surrounding the
fountain bo removed, as a menaco 'to
the'nibral tone of the school asIotog
as the cactus, tango, et cetra, "were
tabooed. Realizing the seriousness 'df
the situation, the officials got T)usy
almost immediately, and lo the foun
tain is as -barren of its spiny decora
tions as the peaks of the Rockies. Ndw
that there Is no longer a livlhg lllustra
tlon of tho worst of tho fdrblddten
dances constantly bofore our eyes, lot
up hopo that the "ovll" will gradually
Football practice (proceeded Thurs
day without any great change in tac
tics, although the new assistant coach
was on the field at work. No scrim
mago has as yet been permitted, but
the main part of the practice was do
voted to working out shift formations.
The- freshman team held Its workout
separate from the varsity and Indulged
in a preliminary signal practice.
Today and tomorrow will to a large
extent settle the number of veteran
players who will aid Stiehm beat Min
nesota this fall. Reports are that sev
eral men who as yet are reported not
coming will report for duty on Ne
braska field before the close of regis
tration. Until these men appear and
the material which can be used from
last year's freshman team Is discerned
absolutely nothing is certain as to the
quality of the gridiron demonstrations
which will entertain Nebraska support
ers this year. The schools scheduled
to meet Nebraska this year are in as
precarious shape, however, so very
good hopes are properly held for over
whelming victory.
Tickets still go rapidly for both the
season's admission and tho Minnesota
John Uhl, long the guardian angel
of the shirting population around Me
morial Hall, again sticks ills chubby
face into university life. After years
and years of service he suddenly loft
last spring, supposedly Joining the
ranks of the idlo rich. Long were the
lamentations then, and equally long
are tho welcoming smiles now greet
ing him from every side. John 1b a
great fuvorito among tho men, and
sooner or later his cheery manner finds
its way into the heart of the most
reticent. Welcome back, John Uhl;
we're glad to boo you.
Forms Point of Attraction Almost
Equal to Singer Building.
The kiosk in front of University Hall
Is a point of great interest these- days
when bo many freshmen are looking
the campus over for the first time in
their four years' career here. Many
inquiries were received yesterday as
to Its operation and truth-tolling qualities.
Representatives Take Subscriptions in
Registration Hall.
For the first time In its history the
engineers' publication, the Blue Print,
has a representation In Registration
Hall, and is taking subscriptions for
the first issue, coming out the latter
part of the semester. Tho circulation
manager reports a lively business.
The Nebraska Conservation and Pub
lic Welfare Commission, with offices
at the University, haB purchased a fine
moving picture camera and is using it
in making films of Nebraska's leading
resources and industries. This camera
Is accessible to tho University and
films made with it will bo used in the
industrial classes of the department of
geography. All of tho different
processes and operations in eacli load
ing Industry of the state will he pictured.
The Cleveland Naps havo eight
players batting bettor than .275.
There's many a uniformed baseball
pluyer who does not play a uniformly
good gumo.
Clothes do not make the man, nor
doeB a uniform necessarily make a
ball player.
Michigan team has a "Strong and
Wild" battory. Sounds like a de
scription of Fred Toney.
In their search for tnlont tho big
show scouts are looking over tho
Bomipro ranks as wdll as scouring
ho minor leagues.
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Building up a ball team, from noth
ing Is not tho easiest Job In tho world.
aB Frank Chance is quite willing to
Mark Stewart, tho young back
stop purchased by tho Cincinnati
Reds from Norfolk, Is being touted an
a real find.
Mr. A. H. Meyer of tho Federal Soil
Survey, who has been working in Ne
braska in cooperation with the State
Soil Survey, Is to bo one of the In
structors in soil course 23 In tho de
partment of geography thiB semester.
Jones' Orchestra. Phone L-8605.
The department of geography and
conservation has moved all Ub work to
tho third floor of University Hall,
where it occupies most of tho quar
ters vacated by tho Law College. Tho
vault room In tho basement will be re
tained, however, for tho use of the soil
survey, and tho northwest room in the
basomont will bo used for wet labora
tory experiments and modeling.