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hwrYn'anmKW f," ff'!r5y?' ;vtv-' ' 5' ) i TheDaily Nebraskan VOL. XIII. NO. 142 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1914. Price 6 Cents a II WEB1CA HOLIDAY ENJOYED EMBARRASSING MOMENTS . - ? '.' ' 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 body. 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, -emrelaer-to-thenoliitfltrQnK in-expres-slon 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 Building. 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, (Continued on Page 4) RULES OF INTER-DEPART MENT BASEDALL LEAGUE AlTForty-Flve Games Scheduled Must Be Played in Accordance With T-htf RhIb. 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 baseball. 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 Engineers team. (CopyriKlil.) YALE PROFESSOR AT GONVOGATION TODAY Is Making a Tour of Educational Cen ters Subject of Social and Religious Nature. 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 country. -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. GREAT MUSIC KOS 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 tho box. OBERHOFFER FAMOUS FOR JS PIANISSIMO Conductor of the Mozart Symphony OrchestraOthersWondeMn 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 work. "How does ho get it?" asked an eastern conductor hearing Oborhoffor In a Mozart symphony. Later tho samo conductor heard Mr. Oberhoffer (Continued pn Pago Four) BEST EVER M ET KLUB 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 boon run. 80ME MAN 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 IraolfcjneSli: -gchraderwon-flveyflratfl; 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. GREAT PLAY r4 i Vafi it a & uNivbHsuibs uh cuimrnv-wtbtr SEND REPRESENTATIVES. PROFESSOR FROM'NEBRASKA 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 (Continued on Page 4) DASYE, IVY DAT 0RTAT0R7 GIVES CONVINCING ORATION Subject of Address Is "8ervce" Ex tracts From 8peech Usefulness of Education, 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 "Aencla-fratcrnlfcr; Ho-lBi&-c6nvluclhg 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 Q & 11 I "K 3 "EL PRESIDENTE" SEATS FRIDAY NOON (Continued from page 3) -r (Continued on page 3) . s ,- .f v --I'W. JJ3L .tA I Lt&AM&'t& Mbmai&&$ . - . . rc afc., frdlfeC "".a 'Vifijf '-... t?ftftVfrS&it.,.Lfi...?"y'