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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (May 7, 1914)
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VOL. XIII. NO. 142
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1914.
Price 6 Cents
IVY DAY PROVES TO BE BANNER
ONE OF ALL ITS SISTERS.
INNOCENTS & BLACK MASQUE
Miss Gladys Bunt Crowned Queen of
May May Pole Dance All-University
Picnic Will Be Annual
Event Band Concert.
Without a doubt yesterday's Ivy Day
program was the most successful ever
iutoiniuctl. IS very uvual from tliu May
pole dance to the band concert was
executed with a skill and precision
which resembled clock work. Tho
all-University picnic In the afternoon
and evening was one to be long re
membered. As the first all-Unlverslty
function of this character, it certainly
commenced things right. All those
who attended were loud in praise and
hereafter it will be looked forward to
with great anticipation by tho student
Shortly after ten o'clock the crowd
gathered west of the Library and tho
senior class poem was read by Miss
Aurel Murtey. Tho poem was short,
and took well with the audience.
Leo Baysee, orator of the day, fol
lowed with the Ivy Day oration.
With pomp and ceremony Ross J-Ins-kell,
president of the senior class, and
Herbert Ress, president of fhe junior
class, planted tho Ivy near the Law
And then came the crowning event
of the day. Miss Gladys Bunt, In royal
attire, swept majestically up tho Isle
to the throne. She was crowned
"Queen of tho May." This was fol
lowed by the" May-pole dance. Many
interested and pleased students wit
nessed the function. Tho University
Band furnished the music. After the
dance the crowd broke up to aBBom
ble later under tho welcome shade of
the groves of Epworth Lake Park.
The afternoon pastimes and enter
tainment at Epworth Lake Park were
devoted' moBtljr to sports, boating,
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RULES OF INTER-DEPART
MENT BASEDALL LEAGUE
AlTForty-Flve Games Scheduled Must
Be Played in Accordance With
Article I. Name.
' This organization shall be known
US "The An.nAparJmpnt Bnanlmll
League." and shall bo governed by the
-following rules and regulations la ac
cordance with the actlpn of the UnF:
versity Athletic Board on May, 1914.
Article II. Purpose.
Tho function of this leaguo shall bo
to stimulate an interest in intra-mural
Article III. Membership.
The membership shall consist of tho
following teams. Eliminations' or ad
ditions may be made by vote of tho
University Athletic Board.
(1) Agricultural team.
(2) Commerce -toam.
(3) Teachers' College team.
(4) Chemistry team.
(5) Freshman Academics team.
(6) Civil Engineers team.
(7) Electrical Enginoors team.
(8) Architectural and Mechanical
YALE PROFESSOR AT
Is Making a Tour of Educational Cen
ters Subject of Social and
Dr. Charles R. Brown, dean .of Yalo
Divinity School, is to bo the convoca
tion speaker at 11 o'clock today. Dr.
Brown Is a distinguished writer on
social and religious themes. Ho is
moderator of tho National Council of
the Congregational churches for this
year and Is counted one of the great
preachers of America. Ho has filled
some of tho most promlnenl pulpits Tn
England and In all parts of the United
States, being especially in demand as
a sneaker before student bodies. He
is at present making a tour of some of.
tho larger educational centers of this
-T-H E-F-E DER AL-LE AGUE.
Mdklng Big Thing of Venture Games
Draw Large Crowds and Much
Interest J s Shown.
Tho calamity howlers who predicted
a trip "to tho cellar for -tho -Federal
Leaguo, sure ato tho wrong food for
brains. Tho season is nearly a month
old and tho Federals are drawing big
crowds and putting up a splendid arti
cle of the national pastime. It is pre
dicted that they intend to raid tho
minors during tho summer of promis
ing material. This much Is sure, or
ganized baseball Is on the run.
FAST FRAT GAME
Sigma Phi Epsllon Defeated the Phi
Delta Theta by Close Score on
Morning of -Ivy-Dayr -
In a fight to tho finish tho Sig Eps
defeated tho Phi Dolts to tho tuno of
six to four on tho athletic field dia
mond yesterday morning. Tho Dolts
opened strong with four runs in tho
first inning, but wore held to that
score for tho balance of tho game
when tho SIg Eps put "Jim" Keefo in
FOR JS PIANISSIMO
Conductor of the Mozart Symphony
Regard to Ability.
Some conductors aro noted for tho
grandeur of their climaxes, some for
the lofty thought expressed in their
interpretations. Emil Oberhoffor,
conductor of tho Minneapolis Sym
phony Orchestra, is famous for his
pianissimo, tie has reduced to a
tlnct art tho magic of tho vanishing
-tonor lior-lendejiijjssr-wlfcliery and-
palpitant beauty of his pianissimo
tono Is a marvel to critics and one of
the chief fascinations of his orchestral
"How does ho get it?" asked an
eastern conductor hearing Oborhoffor
In a Mozart symphony. Later tho
samo conductor heard Mr. Oberhoffer
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TRACK TEAM LEAVES FOR
DES MOINES ON FRIDAY
Ames Strong in Man?' Events Ne
braska Strong Along Practic
ally the, Same Line.
Tho track toam loaveB for Dos
Moines Friday, whoro they aro to
measure up with Ames Saturday after
noon. This promises to bo a real con
test Jn tho ovonts that Nebraska Is
strong In, Amos is strong. Where
Ames is mediocre, Nebraska Is not
strong. Dopsters who are following
ovonts predict that the meot-wilr-bo
doclded only after the relays have
Schrader of Iowa University Made Re.
markable Score In Events The
Track Against Him.
Schrader of tho Iowa University
track team aiBtiirgnisnoa-mmself-iast
Saturday in -tho Mlnnosota-Iowa dual
In the polo vault he cleared 10 feet,
negotiated tho high hurdles In 17.4,
made 5 foot 6 lncfios In tho high jump,
20 foot 4 Ms Inches in tho broad jump,
and finished tho low hurdlos in 2G.3.
This poor performance is blamed to
tho weather man. What Cornhuskers
wondor Is, whoro Shrader would havo
stopped If conditions had boon O, K.
r4 i Vafi
uNivbHsuibs uh cuimrnv-wtbtr
Tour Will Take Entire Summer and
Important Cities. VVJM Be Vlsjtodzr
Nebraska Representative Will
Take Pictures for Slides.
Prof. C. 10. Perslngcr, of tho Amer
ican HiHtory department-of tho Stato
xUnI versity, has been Invltod to mnko
a tour ot South America during tno
coming Hiinimer as a guost of tho Pan
Aniorlcan DIvIhIoii of tho American
Association of International.. Concilia
tion. Professor Perslngcr has hoen lntor
uBted in Latln-Amorlcan history and
affairs for sevoral yoars; having given
a courso In the American History de
partment of the University for thela's't
five, years upon Latin-American his
tory, institutions and, present condi
tions. Tho second somoster wof last
year ho spent on loavo of absence In
tho woBt-coast Republic of Peru, bring
ing back with him a valuable collec
tion or lnntorn-Blido material Illustrat
ing condltloim in that country.
'I'no association whtch-oxtonds-hlm
the invitation Is acting on tho theory
that tho very best basis for concilia
tion between twju&untrleB Is a mutual
understanding of oach other's condi
tions and ambitions or Ideals, and that
tho best method of, beginning such an
understanding Is to bring tho educa
tional interests of tho two countries
Into a friendly acquaintance. As a
flrst-stop-ln-this direction; -tho-nsBo
elation Is planning to take twelve or
fifteen North American university
men upon a tour of South American
countries and educational Institutions
during tho coming summer. This will
bo followed a subsequent year by a
tobr of South American university
men through tho United States and its
educational institutions. Eventually
it- hopos.to-mako each university of
oithor country a center of interest and
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DASYE, IVY DAT 0RTAT0R7
GIVES CONVINCING ORATION
Subject of Address Is "8ervce" Ex
tracts From 8peech Usefulness
The Ivy Day oration wus -dellvurud"
near the east entrance-' of tho new
Law Building by Mr. George L. Basyo.
Mr. Basye, whose homo is at Allidncp,
JNnhraHknrlB a Honlnr in lln Hlx-ymir
law course, and is p member of tho
and polished soakerpand has repeat
odly received distinction In this line of
work. In 1913 ho was ono of tho Win
ners In tho University oratorical con
test. Tho subject of tho address was
"Service," with special reference to
tho duties and responsibilities of those
who -have received tho 'benefits' of
higher education In, Institutions sup
ported by the state. It was a scholar
ly and finished production. Following
arosome extracts from tho -oration:
"Tho motive 'f rom whlcli education
springs Is belief In the goodness of
life; and tho consequent doslro for a
life richer, freer and higher, It Is tho
point of union of man's various and
SEATS FRIDAY NOON
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