The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 17, 1917, Image 1

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    Daily NetorasKae
VOL. XVI. NO. 129.
Student Committee on Tuesday
Demonstration Will Meet in U
207 This Morning
One of the moBt memorable tilings
that students of the' present under
graduate body will ever have a
chance to takje part in is what the
patriotic rally to be held next Tues
day morning promises to be as the
plans of the committees in charge
gradually take shape.
The executive committee met yes
terday and discussed arrangements
and the student committee will meet
in in U 207 this morning to suggest
new features and to consider those
already made. The names of those
who have been appointed to serve
on the student committee will be
found below. All of the members
are asked to be present at the meet
ing. Dans for handling the throng of
students who will take part in the
parade, which is conservatively esti
mated at well over fifteen hundred,
was the most important thing dis
cussed by the executive committee
yesterday. It was planned by the
committee to have the two cadet
bands and the cadet regiment in uni
form at the head, with the members
of the Women's Naval Reserve league
and the Red Cross dressed in cos
tume, following. Next in order will
come the faculty, the alumni, the
law college, and the four classes in
separate bodies.
Alumni to Take Part
A rail has been issued by Prof.
P. M. Buck, head of the executive
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Drill Held on Farm Athletic Field
Skirmish Work Real
The Pershing rifles won the an
nual competitive drill with the
Worker rifles yesterday afternoon.
The PershingB - took 1.269 points;
the Worklzere 1,146.
Being blessed with a bountiful car
pet of grass, the State Farm athletic
field was chosen for the contest Iq
perference to the city athletic arena.
After some steadying drill downtown
the Pershings pointed their noses to
ward the farm campus and arrived
there to find the Workizers lined up
and ready for business.
Inspection, manual of arms, squad,
platopn and company movements
were fed to the companies which
were carefully graded by the judges.
Captain Samuel M. Parker, Ser
geants Allen. Wirth and Sullivan.
The skirmishing proved the real
test. The men were rushed and
bit the dust by platoons, squads and
in full company. The company rush
ended the ordeal.
Company Rosters
Pershings Captain. A. L. Burn-
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Ex-Captain Corey, Ex-Captain Halll
gan, and Fullback Doyle Apply
for Artillery Commissions
Three of the big men in Nebraska
football in recent years, ex-Captain
Halligan of the victorious Cornhusker
eleven of 1914, exrCaptain Corey of
last year's teifm, and Ray L. Doyle,
fullback under both Captain Halli
gan and Captain Corey, have applied
for commissions in the artillery
division of the regular army for
service during the prestnt war.
If ' commissions are granted the
three men, and this seems likely,
they will be the first Nebraskans to
enter the artillery service of the
regular army. Only a few students
have attempted to get into the army
proper; most of them have applied
for commissions in the officers re
serve corps.
Halligan, Corey and Doyle have
all been accorded places in Ne
braska's hall of athletic fame. Halli
gan was an All-American man in the
opinion of many critics and Corey
received All-Western honors. Doyle
has a valley reputation for strong
defensive play, and is In addition an
indomitable fighter.
College Reserve League Offers Course
In Motor Driving to Prepare
Efficient motor driving is one of
the things to be learned by members
of the College Women's Reserve
league, formed to serve the country
in the war. A course, not for be
ginners, but those who already know
how to run a car, will be offered,
with classes meeting at 10 o'clock
on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fri
days at the State Farm.
The mechanism of the automobile,
Its wbims, and its intricacies, all to
furnish those who take the course
with a better working knowledge of
the machine they drive, is what the
course will teach. Those inter
ested are asked to get into communi
cation with Lula Shade, who will
give additional information, and with'
whom registration may be made.
Bandage Circle Thursday
The bandage circle of the league
will meet from 2 to 6 o'clock Thurs
day afternoon In the basement of
the First Congregational church to
continue the work started last week.
Prof. F. M. Fling, of the depart
ment of European history, will give
a lecture meant primarily for stu
dents in the art gallery this evening
on the study and appreciation of art.
Professor - Fling will tell students
how to appreciate art, how to under
stand It, and the requisites of good
taste in art. He gives these lectures
annually in connection with the
President Wilson's
the United
"My Fellow Countrymen:
"The entrance of our beloved coun
try into the grim and terrible war for
democracy and human rights which
has shaken the world, creates so many
problems of national life and action
which calls for immediate considera
tion and settlement that I hope you
will permit me to address you a few
words of earnest counsel and appeal
with regard to them.
"We are rapidly putting our navy
upon an effective war tooting and are
about to create and equip a great
army, but these are the simplest parts
of the great task to which we have
addressed ourselves. There is not a
single selfish element, so far as I can
see, in the cause we are fighting for.
We are fighting for what we believe
and wish to be the rights of mankind
and for the future peace and security
of the world. To do this great thing
worthily and successfully we must de
vote ourselves to the service without
regard to profit or material advantage
and with an energy and intelligence
that will rise to "the level of the enter
prise itself. We must realize to the
full how great the task is and how
many things how many kinds and ele
ments of capacity and service and self
sacrifice it involves. These, then, ara
the things we must do and do well,
besides fighting the things without
mere fighting would be fruitless.
"We must supply abundant food for
ourselves and for our armies and our
seamen not alone but also for a large
part of the nations with whom we have
now made common cause, in whose
support and by whose sides we shall
be fighting.
"We must supply ships by the hun
dreds out of our ship yards, to carry
to the other side of the sea, sub
marines or no submarines, what will
every day be needed there and abun
dant material out of our fields and our
mines and our factories with which
not only to clothe and equip our own
forces on land and sea, but also to
clothe and support our people for
whom the galant fellows under arms
can no longer work, to help clothe and
equip the armies with which we are
co-operating in Europe and to keep
Description of Plants, With Outline
or Organization and Methods,
Basis of Work
Reports from the fifty-seven senior
and Junior engineers who made the
annual inspection trip to Chicago are
now being submitted to professors
of the engineering college.
The reports contain descriptions
of the different plants visited, in
cluding the organization and general
methods used in each one. A re
port, either of a local trip or of the
annual trip is required of each en
gineer for graduation. Juniors who
made the trip this year will have
completed their requirements and
will not be compelled to make the
trip as seniors next year.
According to Prof. J. D. Hoffman
of the mechanical engineering depart
ment, the reports show that the In
spection trip has undoubtedly given
the engineers renewed interest and
enthusiasm in their work.
Address to
States On the War
the fires going in ships at sea and In
the furnaces of hundreds of factories
across the sea; steel out of which to
make arms and ammunition, both here
and there; rails for worn out railways
back of the fighting fronts; locomo
tives and rolling stock to take the
place of those every day going to
pieces; mules, horses, cattle for labor
and for military service; everything
with which the people of England and
France and Italy and Russia have
usually supplied themselves but can
not now afford the men, the materials
or the machinery to make.
"It is evident to every thinking man
that our industries, in farms, in ship
yards, in the mines, in the factories,
must be made more prolific and more
efficient than ever and that they must
be more economically managed and
better adapted to the particular require
ments of our task than they have
been; and what I want to say is that
the men and the women who devote
their thought and their energies to
these things will be serving the coun
try and conducting the fight for peace
and freedom Just as truly and Just as
effectually as the men on the battle
field or in the trenches. The industrial
forces of the country, men and women
alike, will be a great national, a great
international service army a notable
and honored host engaged in the ser
vice of the nation and the world, the
efficient friends and saviors of free
men everywhere. Thousands, nay,
hundreds of thousands of men other
wise liable to military service will of
right and of necessity be excused from
that service and assigned to the funda
mental, sustaining work of the fields
and factories and mines, and they will
be as much part of the great patriotic
forces of the nation as the men under
"I take the liberty therefore of ad
dressing this word to the farmers of
the country and to all who work on
the farms: The supreme need of our
own nation and of the nations with
which we are co-operating is an abun
dance of supplies, and especially of
foodstuffs. The importance of an ade-
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Will Have Charee of All Athletic.
Replaces Earl Hawkins,
Lioren "Joe" Caley, Cornhusker
quarterback for the last three sea
sons, has signed a contract to coach
the York college athletes for next
year. He will have charge of all
branches of athletics, being head of
the department. ,
Caley will step into the snoes of
Earl Hawkins, another Cornhusker.
Hawkins made a great record this
year, winning the state football cham
pionship and turning out a basket
ball team second only to Wesleyan
among the smaller colleges. With
Caley at the head, York should have
just as successful a season next fall
as she has passed through this year.
Caley has been one of the most
popular Cornhusker athletes of late
years. Hindered by lack of weight
and valuable experience when he
came to Nebraska four years ago
he became by means of. his fighting
and boosting characteristics one of
the mainstays of the team last fall,
Will Open Valley Season With
Cyclones Thursday May Play
Crelghton First
The baseball team will leave for
Ames tomorrow to play the first
Valley game of the season Thursday.
It is probable that the start will
be made early enough to permit
a game with Crelghton university
in Omaha tomorrow.
An attempt has been made to sched
ule games with Warrensburg college
at Warrensburg, Mo., for Friday and
Saturday afternoons. These games
are not certain yet and if they can
not be played Crelghton will be
taken on those days instead of to
morrow. Coach Rutherford has not yet de
cided what men will make the trip,
but it is fairly certain that a large
squad will go, for but few of the
men are fixtures on the first team.
The result of the Ames game will
have a direct effect upon the con
ference standing of the Cornhuskers
and will give a fair chance of com
paring them with the other teams
of the Valley.
McMillan, Harney, Crandall, Shaw,
Pressley and Caley begin to look
more and more like mainstays in
the field, while among the pitchers,
Pickett, Riddell, Reynolds and Ber
quist are showing the most effec
tiveness. MAY HAVE CLASS
Physical Education Department Is
Communicating With Authorities
In Regard to Special Instruction
For the benefit of women in the
University who wish to familiarize
themselves with the essentials of
Red Cross work, a special course in
first aid work may be arranged soon
by the department of physical
education if sufficient demand is
The course will be necessarily con
densed because of lack of time but
J will be equivalent to the first semes-
ter course in emergencies
by Miss Gittings, and for which one
hour's credit is given. The work
will include first-aid treatment In
case of accidents. Bandaging, nurs
ing and the care of the wounded are
important phases of the work.
Dr. Clapp has written the Red
Cross authorities to ascertain what
credit will be given by them for
work in the course. It is probable
that those who complete the course
will be admitted to Red Cross work
without examination.
The course which is given by Miss
Gittings is required for all normal
training students in physical educa
tion and for home economics stu
dents. Seventy-four students com
pleted the course last semester, and
since the course has been given reg
ularly for several years there are
a number of others in the University
who are familiar with it.
AH women who are Interested in
the course should consult Miss Git
tings or Dr. Clapp of the depart-
ment of physical education at ence.
Pan-Hellenic Dance Proceeds to Go
to Patriotic Cause Consider
Fraternity Company
The interfraternlty council at its
meeting yesterday afternoon officially
recommended to University fraterni
ties as something they could do in
the war, the discontinuance of social
functions for the remainder of the
year, especially formals, and tabood
subscription dances, urging fraternity
men neither to give nor to patronize
It was decided to ko ahead with
plans for the Pan-Hellenic dance, and
to turn over the proceeds of the af
fair to the patriotic cause which at
that time seemed the most deserving.
The dance will be held in the audi
torium May 5.
War monopolized the meeting of
the council, and practically all of
the time was devoted to plans for
aiding the government in all possible
ways. The advisability of raising a
company of infantry from fraternity
men if volunteers are called for was
discussed at length and its forma
tion forecasted, although there was no
official action. The majority of those
present, however, seemed to be in fa
vor of the plan.
Harvard Men In the War
The European call to rams has
struck Harvard forcibly. The univer
sity has furnished 474 men, of whom
186 are in the hospital coropos, 58 in
the British army, 17 in the French
army, and the remainder in various
activities of the war. Ex.
Those Who do Not Order Now Will
Lose Out on Yearbook,
Foster Says.
The last chance students will have
to get a 1917 Cornhusker will be gone
after 5 o'clock today, according to
an announcement made by the busi
ness management The extra sales
campaign closes this afternoon, and
the dictum has come from the busi
ness office that there will be no ex
tra copies ef the yearbook printed
for sale with the general distribution.
The editorial staff has closed up
what is in their opinion the "best
,insides" a University annual has
had in several years. Charles M.
Frey, editcr-in-chief, plans to leave
the latter part of the week for Jef
ferson City, Mo., to personally su
perintend the proofreading and
make-up of the book.
The last section to go to press
was, as always is the case, the stu
dent life department. With a more
representative view of intimate
campus activity as Its slogan, the
editorial staff has gathered not only
a larger but what is considered by
them a "snappier" collection of stu
dent philosophy and observation.