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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1893)
city they arc welcomed by their alumni, ban- WestGni Foot-Ball AsSOtiatioll.
quoted, toasted and royally entertained.
They are everywhere greeted with crowded T1K ANNUAI. mkktin;.
houses. Every university of any size has a The Western Collegiate Foot-ball Associa
gloe and banjo club, and it is considered an tion mel ;n ansas City last Friday, Dec.
honor to have a place in it. Why should Q Uq assocjaiion includes the state uni
Nebraska be behind? A glee and banjo club 'versit;cs 0r Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and
is instructive, entertaining, and one of the iowa ami worc represented by W. M. John
best of advertisements. Concerts could be ston R K Moody, Alex Maitland and D. O.
given in every town in Nebraska, and ex- Holbrook, respectively. Mr. Hal. W. Reed,
penses more than made. If we had a banjo ()j- asas city, is travelling secretary,
and mandolin club instead of an orchestra, it Tne fij.sl ;mp0rtanl business discussed was
would be more profitable and more col- lhe quesljon 0f extending the circuit, applica
lege like, though there is no reason why we Qns havjng been reccived from the Illinois,
should not have both. Our chorus is well Minnesota and Tennessee Universities. It
trained and gives one concert a term, but was (lcci(le(i as unwjse t0 increase the circuit
it brings in no money and they cannot go ;U prescnl and it rcmajns the same,
outside of the university. Students do not Thc const5lul5on was nexl lauCn up, but no
appreciate a chorus as they would a glee club. r,ulical chailges ma(ie. The most important
At present we have not even a quartette. We ameiulnicnt bc;ng lhc provision for the lining
suggest that the music department organize of ;mv tcam thal should refuse to pay a
glee and banjo clubs. schedule game, lifty dollars for each offense.
This action is the result of Missouri's refusal
to play Nebraska because thc latter team had
The arranging of thc schedule for next
The alumni of thc University seem to have a colored player.
forgotten her. Though they are organized,
the sole object of their organization seems to season was next on the programme. As Kan
be to get together and "feed" once a year, sas City is the best fool-ball town in thc cir
It is mainly by the efforts of their alumni that cuit, each team wished to play the Thanks
Yale and other colleges hold the positions giving game theiv. The game at Omaha
they do today. Of course we are young and had resulted in heavy financial loss, but it
our alumni neither numerous or wealthy, but was finally agreed upon to give Omaha an
il" they love their alma mater, they should do other trial and pool the receipts of thc
something luore lor it than they have done Thanksgiving games. If Omaha fails in
in thc past. Between two and three hundred point of attendance, this will be the last game
students have graduated and five times as played there. The following schedule was
many attended here in the past. If each of adopted:
these was to give, say five dollars, and create November 4 Kansas vs. Iowa at Kansas
a permanent fund for the athletic association, City, Mo.
it would show the world '.hat we have a loyal November 1 1 Nebraska vs. Missouri at
alumni, and the alumni themselves would not Kansas City.
miss this small sum. At present the athletic November iS Nebraska vs. Kansas at
association owes one hundred dollars, the de- Lincoln, Neb. ; Missouri v.. Iowa at Iowa
ficit of the foot-ball season. New baseball City, la.
suits will have to be purchased for the com- Thanksgiving day Kansas vs. Missouri
ing season, and a coach engaged for next at Kansas City, Mo.; Iowa vs. Nebraska at
fall. Who can we fall back on for support if Omaha, Neb.
not on the alumni? The championship for .892 was awarded
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