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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (March 1, 1893)
The receiver of the Manhattan Athletic
Club has decided to Hell the property, as all
efibrts to reorganize the club have proved
The Savannah cement bicycle track, the
only one of its kind in America and the sec
ond one in the world, was completed recently.
Zimmerman, Bowdcr and Wheeler partici
pated in the first races held on the track.
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, a game of foot
ball was played between Pastime Athletic
club, of St. Louis, and the Marmaduko
Academy, the Pastime club winning by a
score of 34 to 5. The feature of the game
was the goal kicked from the Held by Mag
ger of the Marmadukes.
Why can we not have a baseball diamond
on the back of the campus for the use of our
base ball team ? A good diamond could be
constructed with ,but small outlay and its
value would be far ahead of the expense.
There can be no real objection to this, and
we need it badly. It cannot possibly inter
fere with the gyrations of the " Battalion,"
therefore there can be no objection from that
Manager Ward, of the N. Y. National
League B. B. club, is striving to secure a re
union of the players of the Chicago vs. All
America clubs which made a tour of the
world a few years ago. The object of this
re-union is to have the two historic teams
attend the performance " Ninety Days,"
which is to be presented at the Broadway
Theatre, New York city, on March 3. In
the play there two teams are made to play
an important part. Invitations have been
sent to all the members.
It is reported that the Oxford and Cam
bridge crews have accepted the invitation of
the Chicago navy to row at the World's Fair
during the coming summer, but Yale stead
ily refuses to compete, Captain Ives giving
as a reason that he thinks professional
oarsmen will be encountered. He also says
that the climate of Chicago would not agree
with his men. This would undoubtedly be
the case, as in all probability the Oxford and
Cambridge crews would make it exceedingly
warm for him and his men.
Manager Swayne and Capt. Bliss, of the
Yale team, have returned from a fruitless
conference with Manager Hill and Capt.
Frothingham, of Harvard. The undergrad
uate question wis brought up, but the Har
vard men refused, point blank, to limit their
candidates to undergraduate men. The
question of a series of games was discussed,
but no action was taken. The Yale men are
much disappointed, as they expected willing
co-operation from Harvard. On Feb. 25 a
meeting of the Intercollegiate Athletic Asso
ciation was held at the Grand Avenue Hotel,
New York City, and the famous undergrad
uate law was defeated, eleven colleges vot
ing No, and eight voting Yes !
2Ttusic anb tfye Stage.
August Hyllested is to play with the Thomas
orchestra during the season.
Lillian Russell is playing "Girofie-Girofla"
at the Garden Theater, New York City.
John Drew is meeting with great success
in his new farce-comedy, "A Masked Ball."
An effort is being made to secure the Wag
ner museum of Vienna for New York City.
The playwright, C. T. Murphy, has com
pleted a new Irish drama called, "The Game
keeper." It is rumored that Gilmore's band is to be
divided. Jules Levy is an applicant for the
leadership of this band.
Messrs. Tschaikowski, SapellnikofT and
Madame Sophie Menter will make a tour of
the United States next season.
The new spectacular play with naval trim
mings, "The White Squadron," is being pro
duced in Chicago.
Verdi has completed the orchestration of
the score of "Fallstaflf." He is now at work
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