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VOL. XIII. NO. 122
UNIVERSITY OP NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1914.
Price 5 Cents
. JflQUGOOLL IT-BE TODAY?
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SECOND REGULAR MEETING 'OF
YEAR HELD YESTERDAY.
enc'durage sophs pledging
Much Business Transacted Appoint
ments Confirmed Do Not Act
. According to.Recommen. -datlons
of Unl Senate
The Board of Regents of the Uni
versity of Nebraska met this morning
second regular meeting of the year.
The passing of the budget for the
academic year beginning September 1,
1914, -was the item of business which
lield the largest interest among Uni
versity employees. Pinal action 'was
also taken on the revision of Univer
sity titles, although not following the
radical recommendation of the Unl
.yerslty: Senate .Many: -miscellaneous
matterswere taken up and" disposed
of and the following appointments-
made by the Chancellor since the last
v "meeting of the board were confirmed:
To bo clerk in the department of
Agricultural Extension, as successor
to L Gi Stevensresign edWIlllam-
"Vining; lecturer in the department
of Animal Husbandry, R. R. Dod
deridge; assistant in Bacteriology
and pathology, J. J. Putnam; assist
ant In Greek, Maude Gaeckler; black
smith at the Farm, John Fcldhus;
stenographers at the Farm Lena C.
"Ellison " an(T Margaret Johnson;
3chokir-ln-Zdologyr Susanna PaxBonsr
More Definite Refunding Rule.
Although the rulo as set down by
the Regents yesterday is in effect no
.different from tho present practice of
the University, It was thought neces
sary to make the rule more explicit
"because of several misunderstandings
arising from its former indefinite stat
ing. Matriculation, library- or incH
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MISSOURI GLUB MET
IN TEMPLE LAST NIGHT
Plans Discussed for Increase of 'Mem-
. bershlp Prospects Bright Next
--Meeting Set for April f8.
- The Missouri Club, organized laBt
Petfruary, mot last night in, 4ho Tem
ple High School Jn regular monthly
meeting. -Tho club Is led by Mr. B. M.
Asendorf as president. Mortan M.
Krugg, vice president; t Miss Halllo
Workman, secrotaryrtreasurer, and
OharlCB Neal, sergeant-atrarms, nro
Ills able assistants. Two meetings a
month are hold, one being a business
and, the other a social session. 'The
1 next social meet jng Is to bo hold' Sab
urday evening, the 18th of 'April.' ,
Any vBtullent or faculty member who
has lived in 'Missouri Is qualified to
become a member of this organisation.
, Those Interested may secure detailed
information from Mr. Krugg, phone
About twenty-five young people are
now connected -with the Missouri Club,
bu,t Mr. Asendorf says he gees no rea
son why the number should not be
twice as large. Some of the present
i members are now Jiving in Nebraska,
but-jhelr former residence la Missouri
'make it possible to become affiliated
with the organization.
Cast Will Be Announced Tomorrow
Conflict of Date Forces
About twenty-five young people tried
out for places in tho senior play,
"Tho Fortune Hunter," last night In
tho Temple Theater. Tho nine yonngJ
ladles are: Misses Marian Freece,
Vivian Cleaver, Helol Sturba, Helen
Keeler, Dorothy Knight, Bess Jeffries,
Margarltte Kelfer, Louise RlBe and
Isabel Coons. The young men are:
Messrs. Hugh Agor, Don Ahrens, Em
mott Dunaway, Charles H. Epperson,
Guy Williams, Paul Yates, R. K. Am
merman, Harold DIers, Niel Brown,
I? .T. f!hnnr P. XV. Wnhnn nrvlllo Phnt
-D. P. GrTswold and ATHT Coloman.
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Momhors of thn RHt ur nnt. t h nn.
Tiounced untirtomorrow morningT'
The parts for tho members of the
cast to commence work on are already
In the hands oftho committee In
charge. An advance payment of fifty
dollars ,of the hundred royalty was
sent wlththo order for tho parts.
On account of a confilct of dateB
with other events scheduled for this
sprlngv tho senior play will probably
not be given until tho latter part of
tho school year. The Kosmet Klub
play, to be given tho middle of May,
makes it impossible for the seniors to
give their play at that timo and the
Engineers' "Vyeek the first, part of tho
same month Interferes with the suc
cess of tho play then. ,
-The plans for the student council
wore brought to a suddenhalt on ac
count of objections being nwde by the
student body to vote, on tljo proposed
plans, without further discussion and
explanation. Another mass meeting
is to be neld at which, the plans will
be thoroughly discussed. j y
EQUAL SUFFRAGE TO BE
DISCUSSED BY HOWARD
Lecture to Be Freer Mainly for Uni
versity Population, But Others
Dr. Howard of tho University w,lll
give-an address on "Equal Suffrage"
in the Temple Theater. Thursday-!
evening of this week at 8:00 o'clock.
Tho lecture is open to the general
public, but will bo especially- directed
to University .people. Those In charge
arcTvery anxious that all University
people interested 4n the BUbJect and
all should be hoar what Dr. Howard
haB to' say. He is recognized as one
of the foremost sociologists In tho
country and an authority on the home
uuu Ittm"y reiauons. . xnoy oeuove
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lnat n raa"er upon which side your
convictions He, you owo It to yourself
and to tho interests of bettor- social
justice to become familiar witb all
phases" of tho question. Tho lecturo Is
LOCKER ROOMS CLOSED
BECAUSE OF SMALLPOX
Almost Entire Memorial Hall Was
Closed Yesterday Fumigation In
Locker 'Rooms Necessary. '
Owing'to the fact Jtha several cases
of smallpox have developed among tho
boy's taking gymnasium work, it was
considered advisable to fumigate the
gym yesterday. All the' loctfer rooms,
the chapel and the armory were thor
The diphtheria, cases that wero quar
antined "by-TCho health authorities Sat
urday &to not in a serious condition.
One patient will be released from the
isolation hospltaltlris week, as it was
IneasJeg, not smaHpox.
PAH-HELLEHIC OAHGE IS
"8ome Function" Big Rush for Dates
, Expected Shortly Be
Life is just ono dance after an
Now comes tho Pan-Hoi committee
big Pan-Hellenic ball of tho year,
whiohwlll bo hold May 15 Jn tho Audi
torlum. Notwithstanding all the high
class competition they have had, tho
committee avows that thoy have the
proper facilities for putting on "the"
social stunt of tho season and aro
making preparations with that end in
Publicity Man -Garrett states that
he has lingered around these halls of
knowledge for several' years and dur
ing his 'sojourn' It has been his priv
ilege to attend many of the so-called'
famous social successes, but tho com
ing PanHol ball gives promise of
clearly outclassing all formor func
tions Jn originality,, .vivacity and so
Tickets wIinKf on sale soon. The
usual rush for dates for this affair is
expected and a numbor of tho enter
prising sororities aro making prepara
tions. Ono sorority has ordered two
additional phones; anotherwlll have
two oxtra dark porters and xpessenger
boys. "A girl from, a sorority- bouso on
Fourteenth atreot said that thoy had
fifteen dates for It, already and' that
they are contemplating on securing
some quiet lady to stay at' the house
that evening, as they, expect to all be
gone. ' So goes 'the story and the ad
vice of the committee to all is, Get
your dates at once.
Sigma Delta Chi, the honorary jour
nalistio fraternity, announce the
pledging of Arthur O. Chace, '16, SKan -
INTER-SORORITY GIRLS DI8CU83
HOU8E RULES AT DINNER.
MISS GRAHAM 'GIVES ADVfCE
"No Week Dates for Freshmen" Ad
vised Sophomore Pledging Ten
Rules Are Discussed.
A gunoral uniformity and more
Graham, doun of women, advised for
tho Hororlty Iioubo girls at an inter
Bdrority dlnnor last night, hold at tlio
Temple. Each sorority was"called
upon to glvo personal testimony as to
tho manner In which their houBo was
conducted nnd from tho reports sub
mitted those presont woro led to bi
liovo that somo of tho sorority houses
n Nebraska nro models in the manner,
tonance. Tho testimonials delivered
woro hi many respects mastorplcces
and exposed much-thought and conBld
"No Week Dates, for Freshles.
One of the sororities announced that
thoy had n rulo which prohibited fresh
men from having week";nfght dates
and this plan was endorsed by Mlsd
Graham, Tho matter -of the tenthirty
rulo and similar regulations was also
taken up arid discussed.
Tho manner In which the business
and financial departments' of tb dl
colved consideration. It was suggest
ed that co-operative buying among
tho organizations would be of econom-
leal value. Byi purchasing all the
coal, provisions, etc., in one lot they1,
would bo given tho advantage of lower
prices. This idea seemed to moot with,
much favor and it wjll bo inyejsti
gatcd. Eacu sorority was also questioned
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JAP ENGINEERS DISCUSS -ENGINEERING
J. E. Brown Elected New, President of
- A. 8.-M. EPresfdent Luebs1"
At tho monthly nTeetlng-of the, A. S.
M. E. last night, A. 0. Luebs resigned'
his position, as president, to take up
nis wortc as president ot uie, Engineer- r
ingJJociety. X J3t Browjv. was. elected. '
to fill his place for tho remainder ct
tho semester. 1 ' ' -
Talks wero made on "Engineering
In Japan," by H. Icbtnosa and Nlsu.
Sato, They discussal tho ne rail
road construction in their country anl
also building and bridgo cpnstrtfctlqn. '
This was well broughl out by' the, use
of interesting lantern projections.
The first railroad, was built in 1870
and was only eighteen miles, long.-and -required
two years to complete. Now
inoy navo vuu mues, over a area
equal to that of California, Wgineer
ing (sas been held back li the sst on
account ot thelack of Iron ore for
'steel construction, work, but they bae?
taken long strides since their war with
Russia and the prospects are bright
for their small empire, .Chemical eu-
I gipeerlng bas also dyeloped pd in a
time vwlU exceed all other
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