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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (April 10, 1896)
Vor, IV. No. 2fi.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA,: LINCOLN, APRIL 10, 180G.
Prick, 5 Cents.
1 1 C. A, ANNUAL REPORT
WHAT THEY HAVE BEEN DOING
ijh Christian Association Aotlvo During
tho l'ast Yonr Pros. Blmoro
Submits his Itoport.
V. T Elmore, the retiring president
of the Y M. C. A., gave lllls annual re
port hi the regular meat'tngof tho tlssb
elntl"ii Sunday afternoon. Judging by
tlii' i"' port, the association has more
than Ui'jrt pace with tho dovlopnient of
the im,. rsity lhl8 year.
Ai i lie beginning of the association
yiur there were 150 members. At the
clo.-e f the school year the membership
had increased 'to 103. Only IOC of oho
old members come buck lost September.
Since that time ninety-tHght young men
have Joined the association. Seven
ha-v left school during the year.
Tlu- attendance at the weekly de
votional meetings has boon very Rood,
soinowh.it larger than that of last year.
Ei;,lit J"iivt missionary meetings and
110 d.illy irayer mgotlincs have been
h.'ltl. Seven sjieciai Sunday afternoon
addresses have been given, all of
which have liwn well attended.
The plan adopted last year of having
un,ver.-vy Sunday school classes In tiho
different churches has been followed
andcnl.irir.-d upon this j'ear. Nino dlf-
i"viu ( l.u--.es have been organized, 1G7
young in. n having enrolled In the same.
Fuurp-r nnl workers' traiinlng classes
have b" n in operation. About twenty
yourfg 11111 have been In these classes.
ThroiiMli tfln irequcst of 'the associ
ation, the following eleotives were
placed .it the curriculum: New Testa
ment Greek, Old Testament Literature,
Hifovu prophets and Hebrew.
A mission study cJass has been con
ducted under tho leadership of Bliss
Atkinson until the present semester and
under M.ss Rhodes since that time.
"India' and "The Non-Christian Re
llffions' have been tho subjects con
sidered tliis year. The attendance of
young men at the class has not been aa
large as It should 'have been.
The two ass. lelatUnis have under
taK. n t.i mis,. $:iio for Mr. Marshall's
-xi nves .is tiavtlllng secretary of the
stuleiii ..iunu'cr movement. Thua far
Jl.".ii Ii.ih Ixen pledged (toward this fund
) n.. diImth ,,f the association.
Tli in. -.,.n Mm d now mini hers fif
teen m.ininrn. During the year live
ountr women and three young
men have made tholr declnra-
!'l perm It Mn jr. dt Is my purpose
me a foreign missionary." The
i' is bold monthly meetings for
and ommooratlan land the con
' 'ii uf topics jiortlnent to the
P' i young men, Mossrs. Rhodes,
wv. Lunn and 13 1 more, attended the
wmjinr school at Lake Geneva last
'&.- Thlrten young men attended
thf -late convention at Omuha last
l'n.41 the oiivnlng of the lvresont
"'l yinr the advertising of the ns
W4 n wan carried on by posting bul
MIiih and occnslonully printed cards.
bui-ine inst summer the advertising
comn ?,,. M-cured the loun of a small
Win'. - press and bought cards anil
'urn; i n. Since the ojKtning of the
fr .imIh announcing the Sunday
fowtln..- have 1cen planted and dlH
trtlnj'. i marly every week. Tho asso
ciatl.e, ,.1H thereby been enablod to
- .iixiderahle money.
Ititiii.iuiif the Lake Geneva summer
K'houI fujid. the association has re-(4v-d
jjTo.80 during 'the yesvr. The ox
lndjiui. s fiavo Uxm J2C2.30, leaving a
tolan.. ..ii hand of $8.50. The chief
flnanoui vrohlem for the roHt of the
'r u i., oomplote the Marshall fund
"id rain- a Lake Geneva fund.
Thrre nave 'been but two or three
nvi-rni.ms among 'tlie Ktudents as the
fvsult ttt the work of Che association.
JIany professing Christiana have been
"do f-trjinger and moro wplrltual by
" inllwnoe of rtlio work, mnd some
fcave b-n so luelied that -Chey are "ry
nar t.j Burrendenlnir tliemselves to
during the Chnlstmas Oioltdays two
vVangelletlcibandB -ere sent out. Tliowo
swl in 'Chto Mtorlt Vore Messrs.
"Win. Ithoides, Martz, Lunn, IHUs,
Cory. Kuhns anil Elmore. Beveral
wnvereion resulted from the work,
Hj chief new f eaitaire in the work of
th asBooiaitdon It its mission work in
olty. Loat oal a mission was e-
tabllsh'od in the school house tit Ninth
and 'A streets. Workers Were sent to
take charge of a struggling Sunday
school which now has a membership of
125. Gospel meetings, conducted by tho
students, ihavo been hold eveiry Sunday
uveaiilng, being well aittomlud,
Soon after tho Y. M. c. A. took up tills
work It was thought advisable to ostah
llsh a college sct't lenient In tlie locality
of tho mission. Tho uo-aperatlon of the
faculty was pecmvtl and a cottage at
KlR'hth and V streets was rented. Two
large and plraetvnt rooms are open
every week-day evening for reading and
study. IOvemlng classes have been
taught by tho young men. At present
not ns many are making use of the
reading room us could bo wished, but
altogether the work has been very successful.
Tho entertainment given by the
Young YVomens' Christian association
In the dhnpel ladt Saturday night was
a complete success. There was a good
crowd present, and everyone seemed
well sutisflod with the program.
Mrs. Manning was sick, so her read
ing, "He and She," was given by Miss
Smoyer. Miss Josephine Lottrldge wa
also unable to be present on accounlt of
Illness. Carl Tucker, however, consented
to sing, and acquitted himself, os might
be expected of the only boy on the pro
gram. The stage was 'Illuminated by an en
gine headlight In the back of the gallery,
the electric lights being only used be
tween acts. The performers were all
tin costume and the effects were very
About ?20 was cleared, which will be
used 'toward sending delegates to the
summer conference of the Y. "W. C. A.
at Lake Geneva.
Following was the program:
Alice Cleaver, Mamie Hutchlns,
Itos Haters Tennyson
' Read by Miss Esther Smoyer.
Pantomime by Bessie Dartruff, Lisle
Wilkinson, Annie Stewart.
Vocal Solo Miss Griggs.
He and She Miss Smoyer
Pantomime by Lisle Wilkinson.
Song Carl Tucker
Crowning of Easlter
Thanksgiving Day.. E.Irene Davison
Christmas Mrud Atkinson
Good Friday Theodore Auman
Easter Nellie Griggs
Address to Easter.. Grace Broady
Bead by Miss Sadie Smith.
Sappho Ena Rlcketts
Krlnna Marlon Noyes
Damophyla Marie Pollard
Phaon June Smalls
Attendants.... Jean Tuttie, Borllo
Spunk, Helen Harwood.
Miss May Colson.
Bert Siencer has displayed a great
amount of skill In making the machine
for the development of X rays, now
used In the physical laboratory. The
machine works very satls'aatory and
is running every afternoon.
Phil Russell and Will Hayward were
out on the lake In a sail boat Tuesdny
good now are they Bill. Lets do It."
were Been shortly afterward with sus
picious looking bundles. "They're no
good now are they Bill.. Lots do It."
Nobody knows how much they got for
Sigma Alpha Epsllon gave one of Its
delightful parties last Friday night.
The lxxys' rooms on N street were brill
iantly lighted and thrown together by
means of the folding doors to form n
largo hall. Progressive card playing
was indulged In 'the earlier part of the
evening. Miss Ena Rlcketts secured
the first prize by a narrow margin.
About 10:30 rugB and tables were
swept out of tho way and a Jolly dance
ocupled Ithe next two hours. Among the
girls Invited' wlero: Misses Rlcketts,
Lowe, Stuart Rlsser, Mlllar.Burks,
Smith, Slaughter, Fechot, Manes;
Miss Nichols of Beatrice; Brown, Green,
Lemlng, Morrill. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler
chaperoned the party.
Quito a little shrubbery 1b being
planted on the campus. Most of the
plcmts have not arrived yet. More
prominence will bo given to shrubs
this year than to flowers.
THOSE COMPANY 'A' MEDALS
HOW THEY WILL BE AWARDED
Dlsolplino.Efflolonoy and Duration of Sor-
vloo Will Count-Tho Modnls
Now on Exhibition.
Two medals nre V
lednls nre tcj"be offered next
June to th
io best drilled men In company
A. One of these medals, the nold one.
Is valued at $25, and tlo other, the silver
one, at $7.53. These mednls nre now
on exhibition In Pallet's windows,
where anyone can see them. Thoy
were specially designed for tho purpose.
The bhr on each of thorn will bo on
giaved with the ivinirt of tho winner.
These medals will U" awarded In June.
Out of the sixty me? in tho company,
Hlx will be chosen bji :onipetitlve drill.
The two having thd best records for
discipline and drill wfll be awarded tho
medals. Inspcctlons.wlll be had every
drill day. In wise oft tie, the man hav
ing the longest scrvl will be given tho
pieference. If the tvo men have had
emml service, some liethod to bo sug
gested by the commafflant will be used
In making the awa 1,
The committee on
ward will consist
of the commandant
the captain and
first lieutenant, and iwo of the ex-cap
The ex-olllcers whj will bear the ex
ptnBo of thfotf mednljare S. II. Cheney,
captain 'S3-S i ; Geoijo Honrn, captain
'S4-'85; Jared D. Smlh, captain '85-'SC;
Uoscoe Pound, cap'am '87-'88; II. J.
Webber, captain 'Sd
7 and 'S8-'S9; T.
E. P. Brown, '90-
II. Marsland, '89-'90
91; George L. Shel
Pollard, '92-93; F.
on, ,91-92; E. M.
Otis Weeks, '94-'D3;V. D. Bold, cap
tain '95-'9C; O. B. Pdk, llrst lieutenant
JUNIOB ANNUA! HEARD FROM.
Work on the Junic 'annual has com
menced in earnest. Plans have been
definitely laid bdtli b; the business man
agers and the edltorsln ohlef. The work
eo far has been ven encouraging and
the busHness mnnatrr ay that it will
be by far the best volume of the Som
brero ever published The editors in
chief have planned for a great deal of
the worklto be done this spring so that
there will be no trouble in having every
thing In tiie book that pertains to uni
versity life. The book will probably be
about the size of the last one and the
ciuallt will be much better. The busi
ness managers are now confident of
success financially, o the students can
look forward to the finest publication
ever senit out from Itie university.
P. B. D. C. ELECT OFFICERS.
Last Saturday everting the P. B. D.
C. elected officers. Mr. E. B. Perry was
ohosen president, Turner, vice-president,
S. B. Sloan, secretnry-'treasurer.
Mr. Stewart moved that Mr. Piper,
the retiring president, be given the
unanimous vote of tlie club for ser-geant-at-arms
and upon hearing a sec
ond put the motion, which was unani
mously carried, llr. Piper decided that
the motion must be put by the chair
and after making a few soliciting re
marks, put the motion and was glor
iously defeated. Mr. Hanson was then
elected to the office.
Tho Kansas-Nebraska debate occurs
Friday, the 1st of May. Nebraska has
the negative side of the question, "Re
solved, That the initiative and roforen
dlum should bo Introduced Into our gov
ernment after the manner of the laws of
Cornell In the third annual debate
with the university of Pennsylvania on
the question, "Resolved, That the feder
al government should provide by public
taxation for tho establishment and
maintenance of a national university In
Washington, D. C." Pennsylvania sup
ported the affirmative and Cornell the
Harvard defeated Princeton In debate
on tho question, "Resolved, That con
gress should take immediate steps to
ward the complete retirement of all
legal tenders," Princeton for the affirm
ative and Harvard for the negative.
THE HELLENIC GAMES.
The teams of tho Boston Athletic as
sociation and Princeton University,
which will represent American althlotlcs
at tho revival of the Olympic games at
Athens, sailed from New York March
28. They expect to arrive on April 3d',
the games commonolng on the Dth and
Instlng until ttJho 15th.
Tlie teams nre made up as follows:
Princeton A A.,Robort Garrott(cantaln).
entered for putting the shot and throw
ing tlie discus; A. C. Tyler, for pole
vnult; P. A. Lane, for the sprints: and
II. B. Jamison, who will try for middle
distance honors. Boston A. A., T. E.
Burke, ,the international champion
quaiter-niiler, entered In all runs up to
800 metres; Aruhur Blake, for tho longer
races; E. II. Clark, a Harvard crack,
for the Jumping events; Gardner Will
iams, who will try for tho swlmmlm?
honors; W. W. Iloyt, of Harvard, for
pole vault and hurdle evertls; andT. B.
In addition to these events there will
be all kinds of gymnastic sports, ex
hibitions on tho rings, parallel bars,
horse leaping nnd team work, fencing
and wrestling, shooting, nautical sports;
races for steam yachts, sailing vosnuls
and rowing; bicycles and a game of
E-incst A. Wlggonhorn spent Sunday
at his home In Ashland.
Cliff Wescott madea flying trip to
riattfinouth Monday ovonTng.
Craig L. Spender and Sherman A.
W-hiito were .hiltSatod into the Phi Kap
pa Psl fraternity Inst Saturday even
ing. Beth men are young fellows of
excellent character and scholarship.
Tho Initiation was followed by an en
Joynlble spread at the chapter house.
Frank Brown, who has bn vlsttSng
the Pihl Psls and old friends In the city,
returned to his school In Grand Island,
Mrs. Guilfoyle will be one of tho crack
la'dy players of the undveraHy this
spring. Miss Pound will also play.
"Doo" Everetlt and the athletic com
mittee are hustling Divings for field day,
which will be held early In May.
The tennis ground is 4n excellent
shape. The whole side west of the li
brary has been graded down, worked
over anxl rolled. The wire net, ten feet
high, surrounding it will be completed
this week. The now court nets are nlso
expected at once, amtl playing will be
gin the first of next week.
Monday night the cadets hal drasa
parade on the campus, followed by bat
talion drill on the bottoms north of the
city. They put in the hour wandering
about through weeds, tin cans and mud
holes. As a tntfte of ootual service it
was delightful and relished by all.
The Ladles' Faculty club will give
another reception to the students early
The battalion will wear duck trousers
again this spring. The new men are
already being measured.
The commandant marched the battal
ion to the low lands north of the tracks
for drill Monday evening.
The U. B. D. C. will have tholr second
debate with Doano April 25 at Crote.
The question for discussion Is the valu'j
of precedent In Judicial decisions.
Messrs Barr, Baker, Maguirc and
MoGuffey will represent the U. B. D. C.
The mail boxes have been doing a
rushing business this week. With the
notices from the theme department, the
regular weekly batch from the registrar,
and the duns from the college papers,
things have beon lively In that quarter.
Miss Barbour has Just finished put
ting together the large skull of an olo
thorium, or great hog, which abounded
In Nebraska during Miocene time. This
prlmatlve hog was as large as the mod
ern ox. The skull Is almost as broad os
long, and Its tusks are nearly -as thick
as one's wrist.
Just as soon as spring gets In rtglit
a number of giddy youths around this
lns'tltuMon (think It tholr duty to sprout
mustaches. Everything green is bound
o attract attention at this season of
J. W. Crabtree, as secretary of the
contra! historical association, Is co
operating with Professors Fling and
Caldwell In their efforts to introduce
the study of history from the sciences
In every county Institute In the state.
Frank Hndley and Dave Hawks
worth started on a hunting trip Thurs
Dr. Knapp lectured to tho medical
class Wednesday, April 8, in the Ne
braska hall. His subject was "Insanity-;"
LOOKING FORWARD TO CAMP
CONFIDENT OF A WEEK'S OUTING
Cadots Think tho Prospoots Good-Bids
Doing Hocolved Homo of tho
Placos in Vlow.
The annual negotiations are now
pending looking to a week of camp life
for tho cadets. Tho bids that have
been received are exceptionally low,
lit wever, Omaha, Nebraska City, Sew
ard and Ft. Robinson, are places that
have beon favorably mentioned. Of
these Nebraska City loads In favor.
It 1b confidentially expected that
camp will be a reality tills yonr. The
expenses will be brought to a minimum,
iwsslbly $1.50 for tho whole time, be
sides railroad fare.
W. Brunor, tho father of Professor
Bruner, was down from West Point to
visit the university on Tuesday and
Wodnesday. He was one of the first
members of the board of regents and
Is ever a warm friend of the university.
THE ENGLISH OLUR.
Tho English club met with Mr. New
branch last Saturday evening. The at
tendance was not exceptionally full, but
the evening passed was one of tho most
delightful of itflie year. The program
consisted of sketclws by 'Messrs. Loh
wer and Cortelyon, the latter being
road by Mrs. Shrove, as Mir. Cortelyon
could not be present and stories by
Mteses Prey and Mellck. After the
meeting refreshments were served,
wh'idh were fol'owed by a short muslcni
ontortartnment, through the kindness of
Miss Newbrandh, who favored the club
with piano solos, and Mr. Lehmer, who
whistled to his own accompaniment.
NO business of Importance was trans
acted. The English club gave a delightful
program before the Ladles' Faculty
club Tuesday eventtng of last week at
the home of Mrs. Dr. Ward. The pro
gram consisted of a recitation by Keene
Abbott, stories by Miss Prey and Mr.
H. G. Shedd, a sketch by Miss Dean,
poems by Misses Br.uncr and Mellck,
and music by Mrs. Ward and Mr. Carl
Tuoker. The program was greatly en
Joyed by all the ladies.
A business meeting for the election of
officers of the EnglLsh club and edlto.-s
of the magazine for the ensuing ye&r
was held In room 25 hint Wodnesday
ovenlng. The following were elected:
President, Ned C. Abbott; vice-president,
Julian Wort; socrctnry-treasuror,
II. G. Shedd. For editor-in-chief Miss
Smoyer was re-elected; and the follow
ing board chosen; Misses Pound and
Broady, Messrs. Cortelyou, Thompson,
Lien and Shedd. Miss Mellck was elect
ed 'to fill Mr. Bates' unexpired term on
the present board. It was decided to
IsMue the next number of the magozlno
Dr. Clark and Uie officers of the bat
talion are liable to go to war against
each other. It seems that about six
moNths ago the corps' physician placed
one busliel of spring potatoes in tho
officers' dressing room to keep for
future reference. Since then occasion
ally, and iHH'haps frequently, small
petitions of potatoes have Iweu seen on
tho armory floor about drill hour. Tho
doctor has accused thoso military men
from time to time of wasting his pota
toes, and since that them is now only
ulwmt a pint or two of the obnoxious
Hpuds loft, neaordttiKly he lias waxed
While everyone also has buon talking
about war Mr. IMnntu Belknap has
been by no means (fillet. LeMonte is
a warlike man and If you chnnco to step
down In tho Co-Op about 1 o'clock you
can hear him discuss the prospects of
eaptnlnclos with numerous other non
coms. Tho last we heard from him Is
that he has Just dopartod on an expedi
tion Into Egypt with Nnpoleon Bona
parte. There will a Joint debate next Satur
day evening ibotween tho Union and
Palladlan debating clubs. Messrs.
Meier, Abbott and McCormlck will rop
resent the former and Messrs. Smoyer,
Taylor nnd Perry the latter. "iResolved,
That homo rule should bo extended to
Ireland" will be the question for dis
cussion. Miss Manning's dramatic class will
soon give a recital.
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