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The Daily Nebraskaw
VOL. XIX. NO. 123.
LINCOLN, NKBRASKA, FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 19207
PROMISE PEP AT
FIVE CENTS PER COPY
First Year Students Will Have
Great "Get-together" Fri
day, April 23.
WILL HAVE CHECK STAND
Plan? for the Freshmen Mixer to be
held Friday. April 23. are rapidly be
ing completed. Mike Miles, chairman
of the committee, already has several
stunts lined up that will be distinctly
orielnal. as oniy mu uckcis are to
be validated for the affair, Freshnie
attending are assured of a good tini
yet will not be inconvenienced by too
large a crowd.
Tickets for tne party may be pur
chased from members of the commit
tee. They are as follows: Mike
Miles, chairman; Fred Richards
Emma Cross, Blanche Neff, Tudor
Gardiner, Tlernice Scoville, Gladys
Mickel, Robert McCandless, Pauline
Moore, Ala Thletje, L. C. Yeager, Mil
dred Sparks and Eugene Philbrick.
The party will begin early and last
as long as the law allows. From the
moment that coats, hats, powder puffs
and rubbers are safely left with the
experienced checkstand artists, gratis
until that last sweet waltz, something
trill be doing all the time. There
won't be that fear, either, that some
one has exchanged their three-dollar-derby
for your new eleven-and-a-
quarter irsaiino, tor extreme care
is being taken to have the checkstand
working in tip-top shape.
TWELVE NEW MEMBERS
Valkyrie announces the following
new members: Helen Harrington.
Lucille Clarke, Delta Gamma; Eunice
tike, Thelma Detweiler, Pi Beta Phi;
Dorothy Cavanaugh, Kappa Kappa
Gamma; Mildred Smith, Kappa Alpha
Theta; Janet Gibbon, Delta Zeta;
Gertrude McIIale, Chi Omega; Arline
Abbot, Alpha Omicron Pi; Marjorie
Darstow, Alpha Phi; Grace Harris.
Alpha Chi Omega, and Ethel DeYoung,
(.nmnia Phi Deta.
Initiation of the new members will
take place Saturday, April 17, and
will be followed by a luncheon at tho
FOR FARMER'S FAIR
TO DE APRIL 23
I KINDERGARTEN GIRLS
President of Board Outlines Pro
gram for Big Carnival at
Farm Campus, April 24.
NE WILL MAKE RUN
FROM COAST TO COAST
Ex-Leather Neck Has Ambition to
Trot Across Continent in
On or about May 1. Ray A. Wilson
an ex-'leather neck" (marine), will
start on the longest run In history.
He will take off at the Federal build-
ins in Seattle and run every foot ol
the way to New York City. He
reckons on making forty-one miles a
day, which will take him from ocean
to ocean in seventy-five days.
The exmarlne will have to run
every foot of the way and no walk
in? will be allowed. If he breaks into
alk at any time while making his
record run, he will forfeit all right to
ny benefits arising from the race.
Wltoon will have an advance agent
no will make arrangements along
' route of the run for local Mara
Fraternity Initiates New Members
into Realm of Mystery
Gamma Lambda held its eighth an
nual banquet in the Chinese Room of
the Lincoln Hotel, Wednesday eve
ning. . The banquet was preceded bv
the initiation of new members.
Covers were laid for fifty-five. Short
speeches by the officers outlined the
principles of the organization, related
its traditions, and explained what is
being done and what is being planned
for the next year. All Freshmen were
given an opportunity to introduce
hemselves and offer suggestions.
Have you seen the modest little
diamond shaped pin with the "quarter
note," Gamma Lambda and the "N"
on it being worn around the campus?
Do you know what it means? Are
you aware that it is representative oi'
one of the largest and strongest or
ganizations in the University?
Ts Nebraska interested in the or
ganizations which materially boost
her both at home and in surrounding
tates? If you knew that convocation
given by tins group ot .men held a
al treat for you, would you turn oi.t
nd at least act interested for the
ake of the popularity of the school?
Think, inquire and watch for mor?
of Gamma lambda. It is organized
to help the University and to assist
the entire student body in general.
Plans for the Farmers' Fair, to bo
given on the Farm campus, Satui'day.
April 24, were discussed at a mass
meeting of students in the College of
Agriculture, Thursday evening, in So
cial Science 107.
M. V. Kappius, president of the
Farmers' Fair Hoard, and a recent
delegate to the Missouri Fair, out
lined the Fair there and presented
clever ideas and suggestions which
he had brought back with him. Ne
braska's Fair will be patterned some
what after that of Missouri and with
several novel ideas which were pre
sented last evening, will be a draw-In?
card for that day and a splendid ad
vertisement for the Agricultural Col
lege. A parade, nearly half a mil?
in length, will be one of the features
The Home Economics Club is lent1
ng every effort toward making the
Fair a success. Their committees
have formulated plans and with the
large enrollment which they have in
the College, will be a decided facto:'
in causing it to be a success.
The plans for this Farmers' Fail
ure rapidly nearlng completion. The
peppy, get-together meeting of last
evening faflded to speed the thins
along, aiL by the latter part of next
week, all will be in readiness.
The Kindergarten Club of the Uni
versity gave little girls' dinner party
for the members Thursday evening. I
The party was strictly for youngsters :
and the girls came in unique style to
suit the occasion. After the dinner
the girls played children's games
characteristic of their kindergarten
work, and danced.
Miss Grace Stuff is the president
of the society and Lois Melten and
Marian Youngblut compose the ad
Miss Alice Cusack, supervisor of
kindergartens in Lincoln, Dean Hepp
ner and Miss Thompson were guests.
TO DRUB HUSKERS
Shun to Expose all Scandal and
Misbehavior of Students
Wesleyan Baseball Team Has
Idea that University Will
be First Victim.
COACH ANNOUNCES LINEUP
MISS POUND WRITES ON
"STUNTS" IN SPELLING
Publishes Article Explaining Use
of Coined Words and Phrases
PIOFESSOR BUYS ONE-EYE! COLT
Freak to be
thon stars to engage In a race wi
"if continent-traversing marvel. When
Wilson heaves in sight after a warm
iSup sprint of thirty or forty miles
win De met by the local cindei
Htar and the two will race three
"ilea for a fat purse.
In 1903. Wilson was pitted again;
'face horse in a twenty mile affair.
horse got about three miles ahead
" Wilson at the start, but finally
"7 were forced to take the horse
01 and kill him. Wilson won. The
"We. Wilson explains
w ine quarter mile
1(1 "land the strain of th
Wilson is a
""'nai reputation. His main ambi
llon in life is to be the first man to
n from coast to coast. Perhaps h:
Perhaps he won't. At any rate
fill have to PIV iha ...or, nr-A.llt Wa
nil. iiihii 1. 1 1 1 . ii.
' a Kreat ambition.
and was unable
e longer race
Marathon runner of
Students In the zoology classes had
(he unusual apportunity yesterday af
ternoon of seeing a freak colt, which
had been brought in by Robert Donne,
a young farmer living five miles out
on the East A street road. The coll.
although having a normal body and
legs, had two eyes fused In one,
located in the center of the forehead.
The nose was absent and a prot riming
lower Jaw added to Its unusual ap
pearance. It was dead when born. Aside from
its abnormal head, it bore the char
acteristics of any other new born
animal of its kind. Such an animal I
is rather uncommon and students left
their laboratories to view this freak.
Professor Schram, of the Department
of Geology. Is reported to have pur
chased the animal and will no doubt,
have It mounted for exhibition pur
"'Stunts' in Language" is the title
of an article written by Prof. Louise
Pound and published in the February
number of the English Journal. The
new words formed by adding and
ending to a word already in use are
taken up and examples given of :i
number of freak spellings now in
"Suffragettes" is responsible for
Hie modem usage ot the suffix "ette ;
such as farmerette, chauffrette. Like
wise ppendicitis Is responsible for
various new diseases said to be emnn
nent or already here. "Golfitis," and
"lliveritis" are examples of the usage
of this suffix. The practice of cur
tailing is also taken up and shorten
ings such as "pard," "gent," "ad,"
and "Jap." Many interesting ex
amples of the formation of names, for
new towns, baptismal names, organi
zation names and tra.le-marks are
given In her article as evidence of
the modern tendency to form new
In our present craving for linguistic
If the attitude of the students dur
ing the week is an indication, Corn
husKCT spirit will be rife next Satur
day night. Since the quick sale ot
the University Night tickets Monday
morning Interest, has been growing
and promises to reach the climax to
"You don't have a ticket for Uni
versity Night that you don't want to
use, do you? I want to buy one from
somebody. I didn't get any ticket,
and I just have to get in some way."
That is what one hears on the campus
every day. Put people who bought
tickets want to keep them.
Such is the spirit that rallies to a
Cornhusker tracfitlon. No one ou'sidj
of the inner circle knows what will
happen Saturday night, but Univer
sity Night has been an important
tradition looked forward to fct the end
of each year.
"Publicity" Is what Theodore Roose.
volt recommended as the best remedy
for evil. In this respect the "Shun"
promises to be a staun?h adherent to
the Rooseveltlan policy. Contrary to
Wilson's idea of "open diplomacy."
those concerned have been kept in
the dark in regard to the startling
things to be disclosed when the
"Shun" is distributed University
This afternoon Captain Pickett will
lead his ball outfit on the M street lot
to open the first game played by a
Husker team in many a moon. Coach
Schissler has the men all primed up
and they are prepared to put full
steam ahead this afternoon to put the
Coyotes on the run with the small end
of the score.
Although the Wesleyan contest is
the first team on the Cornhusker bill,
it is by no means an easy fray. It is
reported from the Coyote camp that
they are coming down here to beat
Nebraska and that they have the
goods with which to turn the trick.
In 1904, 1905. 1908 and 1909. when
baseball was the major sport in the
Husker school, Wesleyan was con
sidered one of the most formidable
foes of the season. In these years
Nebraska had its best teams and they
were able to only break even with
the Methodist combination. Wesleyan
boasts of turning out such men as
Parson Farthing later in the Western
League, and "Death Valley" Jim Scott,
who has made a nation-wide name for
himself and who is playing with the
Chicago White Sox at present. With
the opening of baseball meets again
(Continued on Page Four)
SAYS BUSINESS NEEDS
COLLEGE TRAINED MEN
B. Anderson Says Education
Gives Great Help for
DAVIS BUILDING DENTAL LIBRARY
Side Readings Aid to
! A special effort is being made this
jweek by Dean Davis of the College of
I Dentistry to build up the dental li
jbrary with all literature pertaining to
Dentistry. It is not essential that the
material be up to-date for contribu
tions of any kind will he. acceptable.
Circulatory letters have been sent to
many of the prominent Dentists in the
state asking for contributions.
This last week the following have
sent in valuable material: Dr. John j
The University Is go ng to replaiv
the 1,000-lb. testing machine which
was in the Mechanic Ar: P.u;ldin? be
fore the war. It was sold for govern
ment use during the war.
audacities we continue all the methods
of the past and in addition invent all
the new ways that we can.
The Elizabethans liked puns and
striking compounds and range of
vocabulary, and the post Restoration
gallants liked digged foniiH. We like
these, and fancy spellings, or simpli
fied spellings, novel capltalizlngs. or
lately) novel omission of capitals;
and we like agglutinations, echoic or
niltatlve formations, and backward
spenmgs. wurs is woru -treat ion m
word-manipulation, as it were, with
the lid off." Is the explanation given
by Miss Pound for the spelling ot
II. Fowler, of Kearney, sent a com
plete history of dent.il surgery by
Koch; Dr. S. It. Dalby. . Lincoln, ten
miscellaneous books; Mrs. S. H. King,
of Lincoln, widow of Dr. King, twenty
six miscellaneous volumes. It Is the
desire of the Dean to have as nianv
contributions as possible to complete
this splendid start for many valuable
things are gained by outside reading
on the topics studied.
Professor Warshaw has contributed
a very interesting article on "Private
Denefactlons to State Universftle " In
the last number of "School and
Mr. C. I). Anderson, viee-presiJent
of the First Trust Company, addressed
members of the University Commer
cial Club Thursday, April 15, on
"The Advantages of a College Train
ing to a Financier." Preceding the
address a short business meeting was
"The conditions of business and
finance," said Mr. Anderson, "occupy.
in this nation today, an unusually im
portant place, for we are the finan
cial center of the world and it is
going to be more and more essential
to get the best trained men possible
to carry on the work and deal with
the problems that will arise. It is
Important that they be carried on
more successfully than ever before."
Sketching the rapid growth of our
state and its neighboring states.
which he called "the granary of the
world." he brought out the fact that
bank deposits are aonroximatelv
twenty times what they were twenty
years ago The college man In busi
ness, he thinks, is absolutely neces
sary to keep us in the very high
position gajned during the war. With
statistics gathered by the United
States government he showed that a
college trained man has eight hun
dred chances of being a leader as
compared with one chance that an
uneducated man has.
Pledging hearty support to the Uni
versity and complimenting the Com
mercial Club on its work and ideals.
Mr. Anderson concluded with the in
vitation that he would be glad to co
operate with the Club or any of its
members at any time they needed it.
1 I TODAY 4:00 P. M.
SAT. 3:00 P. M
AS EB ALL
UNI. OF NEBRASKA
vs NEBR. WESLEYAN UNI.
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