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The Daily Nebra
LINCOLN, MONDAY, MARCH 17, 1919.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
VOL. XVI 1 1. NO. 111.
ill FOURTH PLACE
Nebraska and Grinnell Break
Even in Final Games
Freshmen Take the Measure of
Omaha National Bank Team
The Missouri Valley basketball
conference of 1919 has run Its course
and looks down upon the mighty
Cornhusker squad who rest their bat
tered forms upon the fourth round
In the ladder. The Scarlet and Cream
stripped three cogs In the disastrous
Kansas grind and by splitting the
last two games of the season with
Grinnell remained stationary, while
the Missouri Tigers by unexpectedly
walloping the Kansas Aggies trapped
the custodianship of the second high
est honors In the valley race. The
Missourians unmercifully smudged up
the hitherto spotless record of the
Kansans who no doubt suffered from
the necessity of carrying the cham
pionship honors tucked away in their
pockets through the two battles.
The four games in Lincoln and
Columbia which terminated the sea
son left fhe four leaders in the fol
TV. L. Pet.
Kansas Aggies 9 2 .818
Missouri 9 3 .750
Grinnell 4 2 .666
Nebraska 10 6 .625
Even Break With Grinnell
The Cornhuskers after walking
away with the first game last Friday
in the easy saunter of 27 to 15, were
rudely -shocked the - following day,
when the Iowans took their measure
by a 22 to 21 score. The absence of
Bailey from the Nebraska lineup no
doubt crippled the team, but the in
troduction of new blood into the Grin
nell system during the second contest
in the persons of Crane at forward
and Linn at guard, undoubtedly had a
marked effect on the reversal.
First Game to Cornhuskers
The opening battle Friday proved
real fruit-cake for Captain Jackson's
men and they all helped themselves
to a generous slice. Grinnell proved
never even troublesome and after
"Jack" and Newman had rung up
three baskets, victory roosted peace
fully on the Cornhusker goal and
snoozed there peacefully until the
Nebraska 27. f.g. f.t. f. pts.
Jackson, f 6 0 1 12
Gillilan, f 13 15
Schellenberg, c 2 0 4 4
Reynolds, g 0 0 0 0
Newman, g 3 0 4 6
Patty, c. f. 0 0 0 0
Pickett, c 0 0 1 0
Kacir. g 0 0 0 0
Grinnell 15. . f.g. f.t. f. pts.
Hammond, f 15 17
Evans, f 2 0 3 4
DeRuyter, c 2 0 14
Winter, g ... 0 8 0 0
Gettys, g 0 0 10
Second to Grinnell
When Saturday's thriller upset the
dope pot, a near little victory fr
Grinnell came rolling out and drag
King after it a certificate for third
position In the final conference aver
ages. Along-side of the Grinnell
sheet, a little note for Dr. Stewart
came floating along which read some
thing like this: "The Cornhuskers
are hereby entitled to claim my
fourth highest honors." Signed "Mis
souri Valley Conference, Season of
This last game of the season proved
losing up-hill fight for Nebraska.
The aggressive work of Crane, who
nd been absent from the Grinnell
lineup the day before, was a great
factor in the outcome. He started
the scoring and with the assistance
f Captain Hammond and a contribu
tion rrom DeRuyter and Linn an
n.eied the necessary counters. The
ALUMNI ON 'BOLSHEVISM'
Professor Guernsey Jones addressed
the Collegiate Alumni Saturday after
noon at the home of Mr. Frank Woods.
His subject was "Bolshevism." He
delivered the same lecture to the
Omaha University Club last Tuesday.
Tuesday afternoon he spoke on "In
dia and Colonial Problems," in the
Omaha Central high school. Sunday
night, March 30, he will discuss the
"League of Nations" at Ashland.
PRESENTED BY ROAD MEN
Second Annual Road Institute
Closes Saturday After" Three
After a very instructive week, the
second meeting of the Nebraska Road
Institute closed Friday with one of
the best programs ever presented to
a university audience. The entire
past week the city campus was the
meca for many activities due to the
meeting of this convention in the me
chanical engineering laboratory build
ing, along with the basketball tour
ney which brought over one thousand
visitors to the capital city.
At 9 o'clock Friday morning Mr.
F. W. Parrott, auditor of the Iowa
State Highway commission, spoke on
the "Records and Reports of Town
ship, County and State Highway and
Dridge Construction and Mainten
ance." Mr. Parrott is an authority
on this broad subject and his excel
lent lecture was well received by the
large number of engineers present.
A discussion followed led by George
E. Johnson, State Engineer, and L. E.
Adams, County Engineer of Douglas
- Ji tber.ttmooauitr.J-JIlJVinAghey ,
maintenance engineer for the Wis
consin State Highway Commission,
read a paper on "Maintenance of Wis
consin's Highway System." Mr.
Donaghey, . is an authority on con
struction and maintenance problems,
and his speech was a thrilling plea in
behalf of better highways through
better maintenance. Professor George
R. Chatburn of the university led the
informal discussion which followed.
A paper on "Present Status of Fed
eral Aid Projects," was the last fea
ture of the session and was presented
by George L. Campen, Senior High
way Engineer of the United States
Office of Public Roads and Rural En
ginnering. Some interesting com
parisons were brought out in his talk
which illustrated vividly the condi
tions facing the highway Improve
ments at this time, when aided by
the federal government.
The meeting ended with the report
of the resolutions committee, and the
institute adjourned until its tb,ird
meeting in 1920.
Through an eror the names of the
following were omitted from the list
of freshman appointments published
in The Daily Nebraskan Friday:
Francis Pratt, mixer committee.
Donald Pegler, Ivy Day.
deadly accuracy with which Captain
Hammond dropped his free throws
through the ring is another strong
reason why the final balance favored
the visitors. His average was six out
of eight, while the Nebraska average
was almost as good with five out of
eight; Patty batting -a thousand with
four out of four. This meagre dif
ference in free throwing, however,
was the factor which placed the
Cornhuskers fourth instead of third
in the conference standing.
Jackfon't Last Game
The game was a thriller all the way
through. Four times Nebraska tied
the caiint and two field reals by
"Shelly" and a free throw from Pat
ty placed them on top for an Instant;,
but the implacable Crane hurled the
sphere for a ringer from the floor,
and a survey of the running sum
mary will reveal how desperate and
unsuccessful was the chase there
after. This was Captain Jackson's
(Coatlnnrd PI Three)
EXERCISES MAY 23
Final Plans for Program Ap-
proved by University Board
Celebration to Be Complete in
Every Detail Summer Term
Final plans for the semi-centennial
program which will be held next May
were approved by the board of re
gents at a meeting held In the office
of the Chancellor Saturday afternoon.
All members were present except
The date for Ivy Day, the uni
versity's only traditional holiday was
set for May 23, at which time the
exercises of the day must be incor
porated wila those of the opening
day of the semi-centennial celebra
tion. The board also made selections for
the summer school faculty.
The following new appointments
were approved: William J. Loeffel,
assistant professor of Animal Hus
bandry; B. C. Wildman, instructor in
Dental Technic; Ray W. Carpenter,
assistane Ext. Engineer; J. C. Mc
Millan, Junior Ext. Agent, Kearney;
William A. Rockie, Associate profes
sor of Geography and Conservation;
Nettie Fitch, Head Nurse at uni
versity hospital. The title of "De
partment of History and Criticism of
the Fine Arts" was changed to "De
partment of Art History and Crit
icism." The following program for the semi
centennial celebration was approved:
Friday. May .23
Exhibits of Departments, early
forenoon and late afternoon.
Moving pictures of Uni. life.
Ivy Day, morning and afternoon.
Alumni Reunions (by classes) and
Pageant in the evening in City
Saturday, May 24
Athletics Morning before 10:00 at
Alumni Luncheon and Addresses
Aviation Exhibition (?)
Pageant in evening in City Audi
torium. Sunday, May 25
Baccalaureate morning in Memorial
Monday, May 28
Commencement Morning Address
by General Wood.
Luncheon at Commercial Club.
Military exhibition Afternoon.
Summer school faculty was ap
proved as follows:
Agricultural Education Bradford.
Animal Husbandry Loeffel.
Horticulture Howard, Hood.
Rural Economics Medlar.
(ContiniHMl on PaitP Two)
Flying May Come
When in the future, a University of
Nebraska man's girl fails to meet
him on the library steps at the ap
pointed hour she will probably be dis
covered soaring among the clouds
in the aeroplane of his bost dangerous
This nrosDect is suggested by the
ourchase of the first aeroplane built
in Lincoln, by Brooks B. Harding and
A. D. Zook. two university students
who are members of the new aero
plane club that has been organized
for the purpose of establishing an
aerial transportation route. Lieuten
ant Earl Bahl, who acted as an In
structor in aviation at Waco, Texas,
will pilot the machine and Captain
Wild, well known Canadian Ace, win
ART EXHIBITION WILL
BE HELD ANOTHER WEEK
The annual art exhibition will con
tine for another week, with a gallery
talk on the pictures at three and eight
o'clock every day except Friday. A
large reception for all stockholders
md contributing members of the asso
ciation will be given Friday evening at
which the women's orchestra of the
School of Music will play and Rev. S.
Mills Hayes will give an address.
DR. G. E. CONDRA ISSUES'.
SOIL SURVEY BULLETIN
Latest Book Discusses Subject of
"Road Materials in Ne
braska." The tenth consecutive bulletin of
the Nebraska Conservation and Soil
Survey has just been published by
Its author, Dr. G. E. Condra, executive
secretary of the state conservation
and welfare commission, and direc
tor of the Nebraska Conservation and
Soil Survey. The title of 'the bul
letin is "Road Materials of Nebras
ka." This is the third bulletin which
has dealt with this subject, and in
this pamphlet the discussion of "Soil
and Subsoil" is emphasized.
Several persons aided Dr. Condra
in the preparation of this bulletin.
Among them are George Johnson,
state engineer; F. A. Hayes, II. C.
Mortlock, B. W. Tillman and A. H.
Meyers, of the U. S. Bureau of Soils,
and L. A. Wolfanger, V. H. Seabury,
Frances J. Daly and Esther S. An
derson, of the State Conservation and
The material in the booklet is very
emphatically and simply written and
the discussions well handled. In his
opening chapter the author writes:
"The soil survey has two leading
purposes one to give a general de
scription of the soils of the state,
and the other to make known the
details of the various soil types re
lating to agriculture and state devel
opment. The detailed soil survey in
vestigates the origin, topography,
drainage, mechanical analysis, and
agricultural value of soils."
The book Is replete with illustra
tions and contains sixty-one pages.
Among the more important chapters
deal with the physical properties of
soil, the loess region, the sandhill
region, the high plains region, and the
building and maintenance of dirt
roads. Nearly every "portion of the
state is covered In this discussion.
The last paragraphs in the book
serve to bring the reader to a real
ization of what must be accomplished
in order to have really good roads:
"A road is in some respects like a
house. It must be looked after to
prevent deterioration. So far as Ne
braska roads are concerned, there has
been too much building in proportion
to the maintenance. The old adage
'A stich in time saves nine,' should
be applied to roads.
"If a road should be built, it should
(Continued on Page Three)
to Be Popular
F Initio fci f i f-firJon c
superintend the Initial trips. These
aviators will make their first flight in
Lincoln in two or three weeks.
With the return of many university
men who have been in the air service
more areoplanes will no doubt be
purchased and the life of students
will have an added zest with the
prospect of a flight among the clouds
at the end of a difficult examination.
Those who do not find it possible
to purchase season tickets for the
football games may Cad it conveni
ent to view the games from the
heights but will not be able to cheer
the team to victory they will not be
jostled about nor crowded unless too
many plane-owners choose to use
this means of seeing the game and
congest the air-way.
OF 1919 TOURNEY
Sheltonians Defeat Omaha Com
mercial High in Finals Sat
urday Night, 20 to 15.
Sutton Takes First Place in Class
B From Arlington by Score
of 39 to 12.
20 Omaha Com.15
39 Arlington ....12
20 Seward 5
21 iNeb. City 9
28 Plainview ....19
k ..,.29 Deshler 14
35 Waverly ......14
30 Palmyra 12
Shelton became king of the Ne
braska high school world by wringing
a 20 to 15 victory from the Omaha
Commerce team last Saturday in the
Auditorium, while Sutton won Class
B honors by eliminating Arlington in
a one-sided conflict of 39 to 12.
The triumph of the Shelton tossers
was the startling surprise of the
tournament. All day Saturday odds
of two to one on the Commerce rep
resentatives were fairly floating
around town and the general opinion
among the wise one was that the
lads from Shelton would get but one
passing glapce at the silver trophy.
The largest and best blown dope bub
ble sometimes explodes in a very
sudden and surprising manner, as
two thousand spectators of the final
class A battle will witness.
The Sheltonians were fighting on
the lower end of the 10 to 7 count at
the end of the first half and the Com
mercials seemed to have the beauti
ful silver basketball moving safely
en route for Omaha. Four field goals
by Corbutt, the Shelton forward, fol
lowed by two quick tosses from Cap
tain Henninger proved too much for
the desperate Omaha five and the
whistle blew with Shelton singing a
victory hymn, 20-15.
g. f.g. f. pts.
Corbutt, rf 5 0 0 10
Gorin, If 10 12
Henninger, c -- 2 2 3 6
Hill, rg 10 4 2
Conroy, Ig 0 0 10
Totals '. 9 2 9 20
Omaha School of Commerce
g. f.g. f. pts.
Mahoney, rf 4 3 1 11
Bernstein, If - 10 2 2
Snygg, c 10 0 2
Levlnson, rg 0 0 10
Totals -- 6 3 5 15
Referee M. F. Jones, Grinnell col
lege. Time of halves 20 minutes.
Wieland, rf 5 2
Hanson, If 2 1
Kniss, c 4 0
Rauscher, rg 5 0
Bennett, lg 1 0
Greiss, c 1 0
Schmer, lg 0 0
Nuss, rf 0 0
Totals 18 3
Gilfry. rf 0 0
Kroger, If 0 4
Chapman, c 0
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