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The. Daily Nebraskan
wrTxx. no. 11.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29, 1920.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
UP FOR FRAY
Vrsity Engages Freshmen in Scrim
mage Tuesday after
noon. WASHBURN GAME IS SATURDAY
Selections for Positions on First
Team Not Yet An
nounced. With the opening game of the sea
on but three days distant, Coach
Schulte la now exerting every pos
sible effort to whip his team into
shape for. that date. This week has
witnessed a decided improvement in
the appearance of the Bquad on the
field. More fight and spirit has been
manifested by the Varsity than any
time hitherto. Schulte seems to be
ploased . with the progress of his
proteges and evidently believes that
the invading host from Washburn is
due for a licking next Saturday. He
is by no means letting up in the work,
however, as be realizes that the Kan
tans are likely to give the Huskers
a real tussle.
In scrimmage practice yesterday
the Freshmen and .Varsity battled
fairly even, neither seeming to tiave
any decided advantage over the other.
The lines of both eleven were ap
parently evenly matched as both back
Qeld combinations made about the
tame amount of gains. Newman, at
quarterback, generaled the Varsity
ranks and Dale, Moore, Hartley,
Hubka and Thompson lugged the pig
ikin. The Frosh were unable to stop
the terrific smashes of Hubka, the
Husker veteran going through for sev
eral long gains. On the .Yearling
crew, Noble, Dewitz, Morgan, Lamb
and Lewellen comprised the back
field. A reat forward pass completed
by the Freshmen, Lewellen to Lopp,
was responsible for the longest gain
of the entire encounter. Whether or
not the Varsity and Freshmen will
scrimmage again before the Wash
burn game has not yet been, an
nounced but it is probable that
Schulte will prescribe another skir
mish in order that the Varsity will
be in fighting trim Saturday.
Speculation is rife as to what lineup
will prance Into the field for the Scar
let and Cream in the Initial combat
of the year. No Inkling of what men
will start the game has as yet leaked
from the Athletic Department and
consequently the fans are making
various conjectures as to the men
Schulte will select In the backfield,
Newman will probably be stationed
at quarter, Hubka at full, and the
two halfbacks chosen from Wright,
Hale and Howarth. The line will be
likely to contain the familiar names
of Swanson, Dana, Pucelik, Weller.
Monte and Wade Munn and Captain
Day with a possible addition of
Voung, Moore, Berqulst and Scherer.
Whatever lineup will be started, how
ever, there Is little doubt but that
practically all of the squad will be
used unless the Washburnites take
Into their heads to pile up a, few
touchd- wns on the Cornhuskers. This
1an."M l not considered thieatening.
although the strength of Washburn is
by no means underestimated.
Freshmen Still Work at Farm.
AsRistant Coach Schlssler is still
drilling his plucky squad of Yearlings
on the State Farm gridiron. Schissler
is well pleased with the showing of
his proteges against the Varsity last
Saturday and believes that the next
time the two elevens meet, the Fresh
men will have things pretty much
their own way. The . Husker school
is certainly to be congratulated on
the wealth of first-year material pres
ent this year. The "Frosh" backfield
boasts of three huskies who can tear
off one hundred yards In ten seconds
"at In weight, took as well as speed.
Schlnsler's squad is not lacking. The
beefy Yearling forwards piled the
Varsity backs for losses time and
gain In the Saturday scrimmage.
TL'. Athletic Department hopes to
book several games for the Freshman
team this year, matching them with
the strongest teams of the state con
ference. The young Hufkers should
have ilttle trouVe In disposing of any
college eleven in the state.
NEW STUDENTS TO BE .
GIVEN MENTALITY TESTS
Dr. Winifred Hyde, of the Fsycology
Department, will examine all the stu
dents of the Freshman class today
She will use the mentality tests tnat
were originated at the University ol
Columbia. These same tests are now
given in every state university in
Dr. Hyde said that she will give
this same class a second examination
when they are Seniors as an experi
ment to discover whether the mind.L'
of the students will have changed
after four years of. study at the Uni
verslty. She admits that some w4!
show much more advance than others
depending on the effort that is excrter
in acquiring a. higher education. Dr
'Jyde has given the army psycology
test for two years, but has found tha'
it is inadequate for her purposes.
The tests will be given to groups of
two hundred each and will last threr
and a half hours!
The results of the tests will be
watched with interest by many people
outside the University.
Men of First-Year Class Crowd
Memorial Hall for Initial
INNOCENTS PUBLISH PATtfPHLET
ON UNIVERSITY TRADITIONS.
Over four hundred enthusiastic
Freshmen men filled the chapel of
Memorial Hall yesterday morning at
11 o'clock for the first Convocation ol
the year. The slogan for the meeting
was "pep." True Cornhusker spirit
was Instilled into the minds of the
Freshmen by Russell Bailey and hi?
staff of assistants. A smail pamphlet
was issued to the first-year men con
tainlng what should be known as
"The Creed of the University of Ne
braska." Guy U. ileeu. of the class
of 1911, is the author of the book and
he is to be complimented for the true
Husker "spirit'' that the pamphlet
Clarence Haley, president of the
Innocents, welcomed the Freshmen
and told them Eomethlng of the dif
ferent activities of the school. He
emphasized the importance of the
Freshmen in these activities. The
next speaker was Chancellor Avery
who talked on scholarship. He told
the history of the Halner cup and
what was expected of the Yearlings
in regard to scholarship. Dean Buck
followed Chancellor Avery and gave
a short talk on the informal spirit o!
the University and what it meant to
the Freshmen. He congratulated the
class of 1924 In having such a large
number to represent It.
Luehring Explains Value of Activities.
Director Luehring gave a spirited
talk to the first-year men in regan'
to the producing of "big" men for thr
different- activities of the University
He gave the new men. some idea ol
the important part athletics were go
ing to take in University life in thr
future. Coach Schulte talked on thr
"Prospects of 1920," telling about the
team and what the Freshmen could
do to make it a bigger year for Ne
braska In athletics. He emphasized
the wearing of the "noisy" headgear
by the men of the class. Capt. "Bill"
Day, as the next speaker, was given
a big send-off. When he finished It
was evident from the applause that
followed that he had gained his point
The last speaker on the program
was Dr. Condra who is known as the
"Father of Convocation." He spoke
on "Nebraska Traditions." He told
of the University of yesterday and of
the University of today. In connec
tion with his speech Dr. Condra spoke
of the necessity of every man in the
University being an 100 per cent
Immediately after the close of the
Convocation, Dr. George E. Condra
took motion pictures of the Fresh
men. These pictures will be shown
in all parts of Nebraska as part of
the program of the University.
TRACK MEN ATTENTION.
Track men who have boxes.
In the storeroom must look
after their track equipment by
Friday, October 1, at 6 o'clock,
or It v Ml be Issued ,to some
FINAL STEPS IN
"The Commons" for University Co-eds
to Open Next Week Near
SOME ROOMS ARE STILL VACANT
University Women's Commons, the
boarding place for dormitory and
other University girls, at 1228 K
street will open October 5 as the
final step in the organization of the
dormitory system. A few rooms are
One hundred fifty girls can be ac
commodated in The Commons. Appli
cations of girls rooming lu the dor
mitories will be accepted first, but the
matter of their boarding at the Com
mons will be voluntary. If less than
one hundred fifty gills from the dor
mitories speak for board, other Uni
versity girls will be accommodated
until that number is reached. Appli
cations may bo handed to Miss
llertha Wyman, manager of The
Commons, at 1228 R street between
two and five, Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday of this week. Board must
be engaged for the semester and paid
for at the Finance Office a month in
advance. Tho price is one dollar per
Still Some Vacant Rooms.
Rooms scattered In the dormi
tories are still to be filled. These
rooms are open to any University
girls. They were reserved for Fresh
men until September 15 and then
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PLANNED FOR SATURDAY
WASHBURN TEAM TO BE GUESTS
AT FIRST GET-TOGETHER.
The first All-University party of the
tchoul tar has been planned for the
night of the initial home gridiron
game with Washburn, Saturday, Oc
'.ober 2. Elaborate preparations are
under way and it is expected that
more students than at any time be
fore will throng the doors of the
Armory for admission. The Wash
burn eleven will be guests of honor,
according to Harry Reed, chairman
in chief of the big get-together.
Alyne O'Laughlin will have charge
r f decorations, Jack Virtue and Nancy
Pennoyer will see that enough re
freshments are provded for thousands
of students; Asa Hepperly and Lillian
Blanchard are planning the entertain
ment for the evening; Clarence
Swanson and Mary Sheldon will head
the reception committee.
Luther Andrews has charge of the
checking facilities. It is announced
that a splendid new system of check
ing wraps will be put into use, and
that the greatly cramped conditions
which usually accompany "mixers"
will be relieved.
The party will cost each person
thirty cents. This modest sum in
eludes war tax and incidental ex
puses. '..e program for the evenin;
will begin promptly at 8:15.
PREPARES FOR HUSKERS
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept 28.
Pennsylvania State College is making
enthusiastic preparations for the com
ing clash with the Huskers, Novem
ber 6. This garao will bo a feature
of Pennsyl .aula Day, when more than
10,000 pei sons are expected to throng
the stands to witness the struggle
between East and West. Additional
grandstands are being constructed for
Hugo Bezdek, director of athletics
at Penn State College, announces that
the Eastern team is confident over
a Nebraska victory. The easy victory
over Muhlenburg College has given
Fu; porters of the Blue and White rea
son for this assurance of victory
State College meets Dartmouth.
Lehigh, University of Pittsburgh ana
University of Pennsylvania this sea
s.n In addition to the Nebraska game
Six veterans have donned the mole
skins and Director Bezdek is busyJ
coaching the recruits. Bezdek is an
old-time director, having coached at
the University of Arkansas and at
C gon University before he began
his work at Penn State.
Committee of Investigation Announces
Additional Names on Fra
BLOCKADE GRADUALLY LIFTING
Three men were today added to the
list of fraternity pledges. The process
of investigation is still in order arid
more names will probably bo added
to the growing list This controversy
has bten the result of a tangle in re
gard to pledging men into the Univer
sity Greek-letter organizations from
similar high school societies.
The affair has caused great delay
in tho acceptance of pledges by .the
special committee of investigation.
Considerable feeling has arisen be
tween the two factions concerned.
The blockade seems to bo clearing up
gradually as the high school secret
organizations give up their charter?
and membership lists. It appears
that the result will be the disbanding
of the Nebraska high school fra
ternities. The following are the lat
est additions to the lists:
Sigma Phi Epsilon.
David Derring, Sutton.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Ralph Redfleld, Omaha.
Phi Kappa Psi.
Robert B. Parrott, Beatrice.
The lists are still incomplete, but
as the remaining pledges are an
nounced by Chairman R. D. Scott
they will be published In the Daily
TWO HUNDRED ATTEND
BIG OPEIilfIG BANQUET
Unified Financial Campaign Is
The Committee of Two Hundred
served over two hundred fifty stu
dents at a luncheon Tuesday noon
in the Y. M. C. A. Red Room, in the
interest of the big financi campaign
that is being staged this week.
The history of the organization was
given by Mary Brownell, '21. Law
rence Slater. '21, gave a talk on "Why
We Should be Glad to Take Part in
this Campaign." Clarence Dunham,
chairman of the Finan:e Committee,
closed the meeting with an earnest
fpneal to the members of the teams
for their hearty supi.ort and enthusi
asm in the work which they have to
Pep Injected Into Meeting.
The Committee of, Two Hundred
is entering this work in the belief
that its religious program will build
character in tho students who are
graduated from this school and they
b iieve that there is no greater motive
tnat a student could have in any o!
his work here.
Luncheons will be held on Wednes
day and Thursday of this week and
the campaign will continue until Fri
day. F. W. Luehring, the new direc
tor cl athletics and physical educa
tion, who has just come to the Uni
versify from Frinceton says: "I am
heartily in sympathy with the unified
program. It should be productive of
greater things in the religious life of
our campus." "Now drives for war
purposes have ceased, the unified
program offers a worthy cause tr
which every student should freely
give his aid and support," said Gay-
lord Davis. '20. "I know or no move
ment on the campus in recent years
which ought to produce more worth
while results than the present cam
paign." was the comment of Prof
Hattle Plum Williams Tuesday.
MRS. 'COLLINS SPEAKS
Mrs. Mary Collins, grand president
of Chi Omega and former, president
of the National 'Pan-Hellenic, ad
dressed the Pan-Hellenic council Tues
day afternoon. She spoke to the
members on the subject, "Ideals in
Fraternty Life," at the Invitation of
Miss Marguerite McPhee.
In her talk. Mrs. Collins empha
sized the need of clear thinking on
the part of college women If they
wished to use their fraternities a?
good Influences, and as a solution of
all the problems that face college
College life is not all for Intel
lectual training, according to Mrs
Collins, btit must be put to practical
use In solving any problems that zrlee
during the four years.
Special University Convocation Is
scheduled in the Temple Theater at
7 o'clock Thursday, September 30.
It has been decided ' to have only
Convocations for which an important
out-of-town speaker is provided. Mr.
Samuel McCord Crothers, of Cam
bridge, Mass., will speak. Mr.
CrotherS, it may be remembered, has
In past years spoken before Univer
sity audiences with a never-failing
interestedness and charm. It is to be
mentioned that Mr. Crothers is called
the Charles Lamb of America because
of his similarity of wit and style
The "Gentle Reader" is perhaps the
best recognized of this author's
works, though he is also widely known
through frequent contributions to the
Atlantic Monthly. Mr. Crothers is n
minister in Cambridge and has the
distinction of numbering among his
parishoners several members of the
Harvard faculty. Charles Elliott, late
president of the college, was during
his lifetime a most illustrious friend
and pupil of Mr. Crothers.
Cheers and Songs Introduce Fresh
men Girls to Phases of Uni
PURPOSES AND WORK OF OR
GANIZATIONS ARE EXPLAINED.
Freshmen girls were initiated into
the mysteries of University traditions
at the first Convocation of the year
in the Temple Theater Tuesday morn
ing. Rousing yells and songs were
capably led by Lois Melton, Ruth
Lindsay and Dorothy Wright, with
Mrs. Carrie Raymond at the piano,
followed by short snappy speeches
from representatives of various stu
Co-eds Explain Organizations' Purpose
Mary Brownell explained the work
of the W. S. G. A. in a very thorough
manner, reminding the Freshman of
the coming Cornhusker party. Sue
Stille made an energetic plea for W.
A. A. enthusiasm. Y. W. C. A. bene
fits were very clearly presented by
Ada Stldworthy, and Faye Curry told
the girls of the purpose of the "Big
and Little Sister" campaign. Betty
Scribner explained the organizations'
of Silver Serpent, XI Delta and
Mystic Fish, and Ruth Lindsay spoke
very convincingly of the Student
Council. Dorothy Barkley emphasized
the place that the Daily Nebraskan
can take in the students' every-day
Dr. Winifred Hyde concluded the
series of talks. She told about the
christening of Ellen Smith Hall, the
historic and artistic collections of art.
and University musical interests. Her
talk was called "And So' Forth."
Special Convocation Thursday.
Professor P. F. Grummann an
nounced a special convocation at the
Temple Theater on Thursday morn
ing, September 30, when Dr. Samuel
McCord Crothers, of Atlantic Monthly
repute, will address the students.
The meeting concluded with more
songs, yells and pep and spirit of the
whole assembly seemed alive with
Cornhusker interest and enthusiasm.
GROUNDS FOR MILITARY
DRILL NEAR COMPLETION
Work on the newly extended cam
pus is. rapidly nearing completion.
The grounds Just north of the Socia
Science Building are going to be used
as a parade grounds. Th's covers an
area of four blocks and is to be usee
for military drill and for some formf
of athletics, probably baseball. For
several weeks workmen have been
blasting the old trees and getting the
grounds into shape for future use
This extension to the former Athletic
Field will be one of importance, ant
one which has been badly needed.
APPLICATIONS FOR NEWS
Applications will be received
for News Editor of the Daily
Nebraskr.n at the Student Ac
tivities Office. Students must
flic before Thursday night,
2,800 Football Cards Given Solicitors
By 11 O'clock Tuesday
CAMPUS COMPETITION IS KEEN
Organizations and Fraternities Rating
Hundred Per Cent to Be
The campaign for the sale of stu
dent season football tickets for six
games on the home field started off
Tuesday morning with the momentum
of a drive of the allied armies. Over
2,800 season ticket booklets were
handed out to solicitors from the Stu
dent Activities Office before 11 o'clock
yesterday morning. An earnest effort
is being made to sell $3,000 worth or
tickets, and to pass the goal of $2,500
which was reached by committees
working under the guidance of the
Innocents Society last year.
As early as Monday noon groups of
cr.-eds from various sororities and
other organizations made the rounds
of dormitories, fraternity houses and
rooming places to urge students to
"promise" them their orders for
books. Each organization is behind
one individual who is working with an
eye for the round-trip ticket to the
Rutgers and Penn State games which
will be the prize for the person sell
ing the largest number of season
tickets before the end of the cam
paign Friday evening.
Record Made of Each Purchase.
When solicitors take the $5 which
entitles the bearer to a season ticket
for all home football games, they hand
the purchaser a card, bearing the
buyers name, address and class.
This card must be exchanged for the
coupon .booklet at the Student Ac
tivities Office. This book will admit
the purchaser to the Student Section
in the stands without reservation. A
record will be kept of every student
purchasing a ticket in order that stu
dents will know the organizations
that are supporting campus activities.
A list of 100 per cent organizations
and fraternities will be announced
after the drive closes Friday night
Two organizations hae already
pledged 100 per cent and many others
are fast rearing the goal.
The price of each ticket, which is
five dollars, enables students to save
seven dollars and makes the admis
sion price of each game lens than one
dollar. "I would gladly give five
dollars to witness the games with
Notre Darne and Washington State,"
said a Junior yesterday.
VIRTUE HAS NEW BOOK.
Dr. G. O. Virtue, professor of Eco
nomics and Public Finance, is the
author of a new study of the packing
industry of America, which has been
published in the American Economic
Review. The article deals with the
phases of the meat packing industry
in this country and its application to
every-day life. It is very InteresUng
in its intimate Btudy of economic
Wednesday, September 29.
W. A. A. meeting, 7 p. m.,
Ellen Smith Hall.
Thursday, September 20.
Pre-Medics Society, 5 p. m.
Green Goblins, 7:30, Alpha
Sigma Phi house.
Tea for University girls, 3:30
5, Ellen Smith Hall.
Friday, October 1.
Faculty party, Ellen Smith
Delta Chi honor dance.
Delta Tau Delta fall party,
Phi KapF Pl dance, chapter
Commercial Club smoker.
Farm House dance, chapter
Silver Lynx dance, chap
house. Acacia dance, chapter house.