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The Daily Nebraskan
VOL XDpt. NO. 30
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, PUtsSDAY. OCT0 3j: 28, 1913
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WILL LEAVE TANGO ALONE
DECISION REACH ED 3AJURDAY AT
NEXT STEPtJP TO MEN
Will "FuBers" Take to New Dances
Waltz and Two-Step Now
Worries the. Girls.
LOAD FALSE OBJECTIONS
UPON "TANGO," SAYS ILLINOIS
This Danco, is Claimed, Receives
Credit For Bad Points of All
The death knell to fancy dancing
was BOundod Saturday morning when
representatives from each Borority met
In Miss UHllmw'H ufflco aitd-fll
their willingness to use their inflluence
against the extrome dances, at all uni
Miss Graham called this meeting to
find out how the girln felt about the
matter, and the committee' may bo in
fluenced to quite an extent by their
Although the coeds stated that thoy
would live up to rules as made by the
committee they lequested that the
rules will not remain bo strict, but
loosen up sufficiently to allow indulging
in somo of the faster and fancy dances
instead of a constunt diet of waltzes
and two-Bteps Hoube rules and the
adylpabUUy of adopting greater sym
plicity in dress wore alBO discussed.
Kach sorority was asked to carefully
go over their hout-c rules and then
to bring in a copy to Miss Graham's
ofTice for mBpection
This communication is not so much
a defense of the tango as a sui;geB
tlon toward the better performance
of all varieties of dancing. Just bc
causo the tango Ib the least known
and ' newest dance, it seems unfair
to unload upon the new tango all the
objections, particularly thoHe of per-
lffl-4HBLp-iiftvgr dnnced lu enr
NEBRASKA TAKES FOURTH IN
DAIRY SHOW AT CHICAGO
Thomas Lands Third Individual Place
Missouri Pulls Down High Honors.
UNITED AGRICULTURAL SOCIAL
SATURDAY WELL ATTENDED
New Organization Bids Fair to Become
a Pronounced Success.
The initial -;foit of the newl
lormed organization , known as the
United Agricultural Society, to furnish
;i means by which the members of the
College of Agriculture might become
acquainted, wa.- a pronounced success.
A very large number of both sexes
of those m the college met last Friday
night in. the Judging Pavillion at the
Karm Campus, and through the aid of
I'ormolitioa being laid aside the occa
sion seemed a doubh pleasurable one.
Not one of the lea.-1 pleasurable parts
of the evening wab that furnished by
tho domestic science department in the
way of eats
FEW IN GIRLS' TOURNAMENT
Will Be a Failure if No More Interest
la Shown This Week.
roct tango, as distinguished from the
"boar-cat,' "bunny-hug" or "turkey
trot," the ubunl so called "animal
dances" of tho newspaper head line
Many critics who have never seen the
tango danced and who therefore are
not well enough posted to know the
,' The tango is a graceful dance, con
sisting in a large degree of the ele
mental century-old Spanish draw
step, in which the waist is bent and
the shoulder dropped, and is absolute
ly distinct from the awkward "bear
cat," a properly tabooed dance, in
which the shoulder is "hunched up."
As explained in Wednesday's com
muncation the steps are not degrnd
ing in character and m spite of state
ments to the contrnrv the simple ones
are easil learned
The point to be made is tnat unj
dqiice, ineliuling the waltz und two
stop as well as the tango, can be and
is danced improperly at times, and
probably 1) the same persons in ca h
case. In the past we excused it as
awkwardness and were too bashful
to reprimand the individual At pres
ent, we blame tho new dances instead.
The tango should not bear alone iliC
hrunl of disapproval In many ot the
variations the tango allows the part
nors to danco side by side, a possi
bility not present in tho one constant
position of the "dreamy" waltz
two step. -Dally Illlni
Tho loam which represented Nebras
ka in the judging contest at tho Na
tional Dairy Show hold at Chicago last
week succeeded in landing fourth
place, while Thomas, ono of tho mem
bers of the team, was third man high.
Missouri sent the team which took first
honors. The team made a very good
rocord in view of the fact that all the
leading agricultural schools wero represented.
NtbKASKA DEFIAIS HASKELL
rIERCELY FOUQHT CONTEST
GOE8 TO CORNHU8KER8
BY 7 TO 6 8CORE.
INDIANS PLAY WICKED GAME
u.dy Has Ligaments of Left Knee
Torn Loose May Be Out of Game
For Balance of Season.
(BY M. V. HARLAN )
Saturday tho Cornhuskors outplayed
uid defeated tho Haskell Indians of
Lawrence, Kansas, who outwolghed
hem several pounds to tho man, in n
SUNDAY MEETING A SUCCESS
Haskell Speakers Draw Good Crow
and Much Interest Shown in
The men's meeting held in the Oil
er theator Sunday afternoon wuh nn
inspiring one and one greatly appreci
ated by the audience. That the Uni
versity Association is working In co
operation with tho City Association
was shown by the prominent part
taken by the University band. Their
fine progiam of classical music was
I followed with speeches by Captain
William Williams, Quarterback Flood
'and physical director of Haskell, A.
I M. Vernne. The talks of these mem
bers of the Haskell football team, that
played Nebraska last Saturday, touch
ed but slightly upon the topic of foot
ball and dealt mainly upon their Y
M ('. A. and their work In connection
with it. To show their interest in the
work thoso young men wero doing to
jj.Oiuote tho christian religion in their
school and among their people the
men of tho audience contributed about
twenty dollars for the good work.
Next Sunday afternon after a niusi
cal program, Sylvestei Long, a hu-
or morist, will speak
Thua far only two tennis matches
have been played off by the girls who
scheduled for the tournament It is
impossible for Miss Gettings to fix the
dato for various mutches us she does
notdenow what hours thoy have free,
but tho girls Bhould consult with their
opponent and arrange for tho match
at once as It Is very important that
thoy all bo played off this week.
DR. FLING AT CONVOCATION
Several Good Programs and Interest
ing Talks to be Given in
Proleysor V. M. Fling will speak
at convocation today on the subject
of "Jho Anniversary of 1813." TIiIh
talk has to do with the defeat of
Napoleon in the Battlo of Waterloo
and is a subject which is of interest
enough to demand a good audience.
One week from today Frank A.
Harrison will speak on Central Amor
ica. Mr. Harrison has traveled ex
tensively in that country and is able
to give a most vivid picture of tho
country and Its people.
W. W. C. A. HOLDS RECEPTION
SATURDAY AT GOVERNOR'8.
rough and tumblo, hard fought game
by the narrow margin of ono point,
the score being 7 to 6. It wnB a well
turned victory, but a costly ono.
The team that lined up ngalnst the
Indians was not tho machine that ho
gloriously wrung victory from the
Gopher cohorta a wook ago last Sat
urday. Tho Nobraskans wero n trifle
overconfident and could not seom to
get Into the old-time championship
form that they displayed against tho
Gophers. Had they been playing the
same grade of ball aB thoy did In the
Minnesota game they would have
scored at least one more touchdown
against the Indians.
I What promised to bo a perfect daj
for football changed into a wretched
one, but a few minutOB boforo the
pluy started. Dark angry cloudB hung
low in the northwest from whence
came a raw gale that at times cov
ered the field with clouds of dust.
The cold numbed both spectators and
players, causing many fumblos.
Tho Cornhuskers displayed their
only true form of tho whole game dur
ing tho first tilnrtor, when, after re
ceiving the Indiana' kick off, ropeatod
smashes by i'urdV, Ruthcrfdrd, How
ard, Cameron and Halligan took the
pigskin to tho Indians' flftoon yard
lino. Rutherford, in a nrotty end run.
carried the ball over for Nebraska's
I only touchdown. Towlo kicked goal
Score. Nebraska 7, Haskell Indians 0.
Play Is Ragged.
Tho balance of the game wus ragged
Although Crowd is Lessened by Bad;Hlld brilliant In turn. IndlunB played
Kansas university having trouble
with tho tango. The boat way to dis
pose of ty would bo to meke it a re
quired Btudy. Little Rock (Ark.) Gazette.
Plans for a preliminary meeting of
tho now Arch. Eng. Society are being
formulated. All architectural engi
neers and architectural students aro to
seo Q. A. Spooncr or E. T. OlBen and
hand in their" names as soon as'possl-blc.
Weather, Voted a Success.
The University Y. W. C. A. held Its
annual reception Saturday night at the
Governor's mansion. Because of in
clement weather only about a hundred
wero present much smaller a number
than has been tho caso in past years.
In tho receiving line wore Governoi
and Mrs. Morehead, MIbb Mary Gra
ham, Dean of Women; Miss Fanny
Drake, general secretary of tho Y. W.
C. A. and Miss Valeria Bonnell, presi
dent of tho Y. W. C. A.
Refreshments arranged with the col
or combination of scarlet and cream
wore served in tho dining room, with
Mrs. Willard Loyd presiding. A large
bouquet of Amorlcan BeautioB decked
tho center of tho table.
Get tickets for Friday eve. Orpheum
party at once See Bauman, Atwell
or Krampr. Tablo will be in' M,. A.
hall Thur. from 11-12 and 1-2 Friday
a versatile game, uncorking forward
passes, trick formations and fierce line
plunges. They played desperately in
a vain attempt to avenge themselves
of their overwhelming defeat at tho
hands of the Cornhuskers in 1910,
when tho score was 119 to 0 against
them. Tho game with Nebraska was
the big game on tho Indians' schedule.
They have been pointed for it by
Coach Kennedy all season.
Tho battlo sew-Bawed up and down
tho center of tho gridiron with tho
Indians on tho defensive for the ma
jor part of tho game. Whenever tho
Indians threatened the Nebraska goal
tho varsity stiffened and took the ball
on downs or Howard punted out of
danger. Howard outkicked tho Has
kell punter, kicking six times for a
total distance o 250 yards, almost an
average of 42. yards. Tho Indian
kicker bootedrtho ball six times tor
a total of 207 yards or an average of
34 1-2 yardsto the punt.
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