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Vol, V. No. 4
MEET DOANE TO-MORROW
Two Strong Tonms Will Bo in tho
SOME ENCOURAGING SONGS.
It Look ih If Nebraska Will Iluvn i
Tuwln In Downing tho Mun from
I'rolo 'I'liorpo I'.ieoteii i-iip-
With ' l,u' dlsoouriiKumont NubniHku
hai experienced In tlio ninttur of gutting
together n footlmll team, tho cloven that
will K uluti tin Hold will 11 HtroiiK ono.
It li expected howovor tliat tho touin
work will not hi perfection by n long
), but some brilliant Imltvliluiil pluyH
will ho expected. JtiHt whut Doano hiiH
In toro for uh Ih not known, iih Uiuh fur
they hnvo refused or neglected to hoiuI
Iho mummer u write of tho team or tho
lino up. H Ih known howovor, that they
vltl have 11 HtroiiK team In tho fluid, iih
ilx of tliclr old men nro back, iintl they
bavo boon at work two or threo weekH
iA....r ilmn our men have.
Just what tho lino up for NebniHka. will
be cannot lie told yet, dollnltely. It will bo
about 11s follows.
Center, Hansen; guurds, ICollar and
Turner. taekloM. Dungun and Pearse;
tnds. Wiggins and Joiiuh; lialveri, Shcdd
and Cook, quarter-back Thorpe; and full
Tho appearance of Dungun IiIih mater
ially strengthened the lino, and put now
encouragement In the hearts of th play
er. From the present outlook, tho chances)
for a wildly enthimliiHtlu crowd at thu
Doano Riinie tomorrow, Ah not very prom
tslng. Thus far no attemptH luivo been
mado at any organized Hinging or yelling.
Kor Koine leason iur other, tho former en
thuslastn are dead. Maybe they, aro all
studying too hard thin year. At any rate
tliey have ant appeared, and tho. lack of
enthusiasm resulting' from their tion-up-lionrunee,
Is likely to tell rather forcibly
on the reulptH. Unless something la
done nt once, the Donne game will bo lln
anclally and enjoyubly a failure.
The requests made by the Nobrnfckun for
some nongs and yells for tho occasion
mot wltli lather Indifferent success. Thin
it not ma peeted. but the dearth of
entliuM.ism Is made to appear a little
more nionihicntly than It ban appeared on
forimr oic.islons. Ilowovur ono kind
Christian lady or geiitluinun, Htnrted the
muse, and the tesiilts aro given below
Some of tin si- are quite eredttable, and
lth 11 It 1 1 1.- piaetlee eould bo lllinle to
how thai . IiihI the right Hplrlt at leant.
(Tune-Tlu sidewalks of Now York. I
on side olf side, any old Hide at all.
We ate gaining around thu end,
(Nitini ) has the ball;
Thorpe guis through the eentor,
The line wurks good and, clean,
And If the net hurt there are mmdy nubs
For tin. Si in-let and the t'ream.
ttliwn little Donne men,
What shall wo sing to them?
Till them that the W. of N.
Won t ilo a thing to them.
Hurrah foi us1 Hurrah fur uh!
Watch our Mlows whllo thuv keen
The Si.irl. t .md Cream on top of thu lump:
Hurrah for uh!
Tuii.-Maichlng Thro' Guorgla.)
"UnByourhtioiiKOHt voIuoh boys, wo need
hetn nil today,
l3rlnf ,ll'in out to cheer our boys, In the
the Rood old way,
Help 0ljr i,oIll i,ivulli winning i)nn l0 ,,liyi
And thc 11 K0 marching to glory.
"""ah' Hurrah! for tho Scarlot and tho
Hurruh' Huirah! for our gallant football
Ye for old Nebraska! Lot tho uaglo
Whllo they Ko marching to glory.
Cheer our brawny lino mun whon thoy'ro
blocking up a holo,
" our nervy sprinters, when
nveyurUH they have Htolo,
our brainy (numo) whUo ,lk
"cks ft lom; hnrd goal,
na wo'11 ko marching to glory.
(Tuno-Two Mttlo Girls la Bluo.)
. meVana 1"," lU' 8l,1' oIovon B00'1
"doa"!!!. U,oyKot "tarted, thoy won't
Pleven 1,IUf t0 yui
w , nM follow your Hldo, whei
sena tho. lm u, '" u candy uox- nrt
m tlle,n homo in a dray.
Watch us piny
Team from Croto,
They're our meat.
(Tuiiii-MuhIi MtiHh MUHh-lo-ra-ll-adl.)
llavn you ever heard tell of Datum col
In the nliiHHleal vlllugo of Ureto?
Well, a team oiiiuoh from lluil hull
Our football elovon lo meet,
Thoy believe (hey Uie out out for win-
Hut things Homi'tlmeK urn net what they
And they're lighting the wrong kind of
When they taekle the muHli-muHh-iuUHh
And they're lighting the wrong kind of
When they taekle thu Scarlot unil Cream.
Hah, rah, rah unil u tiger,'
For uh and the tigers too,
Hut when the game Ih over,
What will the tigers do?'
IOIovun men eanie down from Donne
Hear the mournful story
Eleven men of blood und brawn,
All a-thlrHt for glory.
It. of N. whoop'or up!
It. of N, forever!
When we, hunting tigers go.
We Hiirreuder never.
Hut we have eleven, too,
Kneh u Hturdy fellow,
And before with Doano we're through,
We'll tionnee'em black and yellow.
Down, down with Donne,
Down, down with Dnnne,
That h 110 Idle (Ileum!
Hip. hip hurrah! Illp, hip hurrah!
Kor the Hearlet ami the Cream.
TIlOKPH IS CAPTAIN.
He Ih Maile the Choice of the Team A
Good Man for the Place.
The Hint eleven men of hint year'M team
abated piaetlee for ahoiit live minutes
Wednesday evening. Manager Oury called
them off to one side and announced that
It was certain that Hud Jones, the eap-
tain eli cti'il last .Near would not be back,
and they would piceeeil to select a Hew
captain l.eoige Hhedd ami Oille Thorpe
being uon.luateil. the ballot was taken
of which Hhedd lecelved live voles and
Thorpe six. It was Immediately made
unanimous, ami Orllc iccclvcd the toss
and congratulations rf all the boys. It
wiih a matter of chance between the can
didates as several of the boys had to iltaw
straws to see how thew should vote. It
was oxprcHMcd as a matter of fact that
while Thoipe was eleettd. Shcdd would
be elected at the end of the season for
Thorpe Is well qualllled to llll the posi
tion of captaincy. Not only the ability
to play football, baseball, and a general
oxcellunce of Hklll In athletic sporth of all
klndH IUh him admirably for the position,
but he bus a faculty foi cool deliberation,
Ilo was never known to loose his head In
any of the many games lie has played.
As quurtiir-baek. he Is excellent and
will be In a good position to govern tho
tactics of the team, as well as his Indi
vidual place. The election of Mr. Thorpe
Is u gieat stride for clean athletics In
having: such a man to lead tho boys.
PorHonally ho Is a guntloman. with no
bad habltH. quiet and umiHHumlng; nbovu
all good-natured. Hoforu the season Ih
over, wo will undoubtedly havo plont
of chances to be proud of the Holectlon
tho tram Iiiih made.
OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN
Henedlot wiih uiiahlo to play Tuesday on
account of a sprained leg.
The MiHt cloven keep biiHy practicing
nguliiHt about two dozen of tho men on
the second team,
The boyH don't have time to complain
uh tho coach workH thorn ho font they
have not wind enough to talk.
The crowds continue to come out and
watch the boyH at praotlcu. Cheer the
playern 11 little more ami let them know
you ure with them through thick and thin.
Tho Michigan game Is a Hiiro go. The
hoys expect to bu In the best of condition
by that dute November IN. They will
put up a game that will make the eastern
people stare, If they don't win.
Drowning King & Co. prcHcntcd the
football manager with a ten dollar check
last week. Tho HtudontH Hhould hco that
such generosity on tho part of tho busl
nessmen, does not go unrewarded.
Thorpe gave an canieHt of what he can
do on the defensive as full-back Wednes
day night, by making a run of abotiv
seventy-ilvo yards, dodging some twelve
or fourteen second eleven men In tho nut.
Tho way It Is done, Ih work onu man
In a place until ho becomes tired, and then
another taken his place without over Htop.
plug to hco who the new ipan Is. or what
ho Is playing. Kvery man In hU plncu
and In a hurry too.
Hansen Is now playing center. He will
he a good center after ho becomes famil
iar with the plays. Why shouldn't he?
A liitiit, pounds' not weight, and on his
chart only ono curve low enough In 11 row
places to be recorded.
Keller plays well us (eft guard. Al
though ho looks small bel Idu thu tall cen
ter and guard, he Is not much Inferior to
them la weight. His worit Is excellent In
going through tho llnu. Culler's exper
ience counts for a great deal.
Tho seniors will organlzu a football
team this afternoon. Thu mooting Ih
called In tho chapel at 1 o'clock.
An exciting game of football may now
be Hccn on the eimmim imv iifinrnn,,..
-...,, ..u. .auw,.,
between tho lliHt and i-oond cluvens.
The llrst eleven Iiiih been strengthened
considerably by tho acquisition of some
Football scores of the principle games
plnved last Saturday are:
Wisconsin vs. Lake Potest - - - :il-o
1 1. it vard vs. Neuton Athletlu - - - is 0
Minnesota vs. Grlnnell 12 n
Prhat-toii s. l.ehlgh - 10 0
Kansas vs. Kmporla ----.. (jo
.lie s. Oiange Athletli 12 0
I irowu s. Amherst - - II G
. 1 loll s. Northwestern ii 1:
( hit ago Will. vs. Iowa -..-.. oo
Turin r has exploded the Ideas of many
H1.1t he was lacking In sulllclent ability
el flit and nerve Mr. Turner Is a
man of nervo and does not know what It
Is to be a coward. When we think or
his physical ability, we are liable to forget
h Is only within the hounds of manhood,
is In Is but 'XX years of ago. With soint.
U iilnlng such as he Is now receiving, he
will be unable to meet his equal. If ho
kei ps in football work, he will be of great
alue to iih for the next two years. He
Is a sophomore tills year.
W hen Turner consented to play, It was
thought the problem was solved. Hut
still a greater one coitftoned the man
ager. About the time he was to appear
on the grid-Iron, he stood around with bin
haiulH In his pockets. On Inquiry It was
found that clothes to lit lilm were lack
ing, as heretofore no one ever had needed
anything like what was now needed. So
a pair of trousers, stuffed with nigH, had
to be made. The article proved all right
except for a little unavoidable bagging at
WITH Til 10 FPATUKNITIKS.
The Greeks havo been Aetlvo During tho
Past 'Week Adding to their Numbers.
Since last Friday, tho fraternities havo
been quite busy in Initiating new mem
bers, and the frat population of tho uni
versity uhs received quite an Increase.
Sigma Alpha ICpallon started tho ball
rolling Friday night by inking In four now
men. They wore: Allen A. Worcestor of
Tekamah, Flmor Holl'en of Lincoln, Hom
er It, Hatllold of York, and John M. Kon-
noy of lllulr. Not satisfied with this, an
other addition was mado to tho member
ship 1 oil Tuesday night when two more
llalnoy and DuFreHtio of Omaha were in
itiated. Saturday night, Delta Tail Delta ad
mltted to tholr ranks, Jussu Cleland of
Omaha, and C. 13, Itobblns and La rtuo
Hrown both of Lincoln.
Tuesday night Eota Thota PI took In
threo now men. Thoy aros Abo Hotelllng,
Roy Shlck and Frank Jluckstaff.
The sororities havo not been Inactive
Soverul of them aro coming out with new
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members. The Delta OamnuiH hud an
Initiation at tho home of mIsh Alice
Hlaughter Saturday night, tIiohu Initial,
ed were MIhhoh Mary Davis, Alice night
or, May Prentiss and Helen Woloh. MIhh
Welch wiih a pledged membur last year.
After tho Initiation, tin, momberH had a
"Hpread" at thu home of IMua Polk.
Ileautlful boxes of roses weru received
from Phi Delta Thela, Alpha Theta Chi
and Phi Kappa Psl fraternltlcH.
It Ih reported that some of thu giriH'
fraturnltlcH will have pi city turnoutH at
tho ball game Saturday afternoon.
It Is rumored that a muprlHo is In Htoro
for tho GreekH Saturday morning when
they hear what one of thu girls' fraturn
ItloH will have done in the way or Initiat
ing new members.
Kappa Kappa Gamma entertained In
formally Saturday night.
Kugetio II. Illnford or Marshaltown Ja.
was the guest of the Sigma Alpha Kpsl
lon fraternity the Urst of thu week. Tho
boys made his Htay In the city a pleiiHitnt
ono and ho expressed himself iih much
pleased with tho city, thu unlvurslty, and
thu fraternity. H0 left ThurHday after
noon for bin home, and the members of
tho frat escorted him to IiIh train and
gave the yell as It pulled out.
The freshman class elected tho follow
ing olllcers on Friday last: President,
Pearso; vice-president, llessle Tynan, seo
rotary. Maud Ferris; treasurer, Miss
Twitch; sergeaut-at-arms, Green; histor
ian, Miss Morton.
The meeting was onu of the most en
thusiastic or any class meeting over held.
Ah soon as Mr. Pearso's election was an
nounced by the chairman, he wiih seized
by the boys and dragged to thu plat form
and the chapel celling wan tho only thing
that prevented Mr. Pearse from going out
of sight. Owr Id votes were cast, or
which Mr. Pearse received over two
thirds. The class on tho election or each o
tho olllcers, who were represented by lad
les, received a "beau."
The chairman appointed a committee
to arrange ror a class reception to bo
held In the near future.
The "Sem-llot" Celebrates tho i'enth
Year of Its Kxlstenco.
The llotanlcal Seminar celebrated Its
decennial last Saturday. Thu "Sum-Hot"
was started as a quasi-fraternal society
ton years ago, and since that tlmo has
grown Into a serious sulentlllu organi
zation. Since Its existence, it bus car
ried 011 tho botanical survey of tho Htate
ami has put forth four annual reports.
Three parts of the "Flora of Nebraska"
have been published under Its auspices,
and It has raised the total of the report
ed Horn of the stale to a,2W species, so
that Nebraska Is acknowledged to bo ono
of the best known states, botaulcally In
The exercises began with 11 public
meeting at 2 p. 111. in the lecture room in
Nebraska hall. After the announce
ments for the year had been made, In
which, among other things, an address
by Dr. William Treleaso. director of
the Missouri botanical gardens, In next
May was piomlsed. Professor Hessey
read a paper, entitled "Tho Involution of
a llotanlcal Journal."
Fred Clements lead a paper on "The
Plant Formation as an IOIemetit," and
Hoscoe Pound read a "Kcport on the
Work of the Seminar, ISMJ-IMWI." lOrnsl
A. Hessey was mado a "uovltlus" At ft
o'clock a "Symposium" was hold, led by
Professor Hessey, at which tho Seminar
discussed the "Past, Present and Fu
ture of tho Laboratmy Method.
In tho evening Dr. Ward delivered tho
decennial discourse. IUh subject was,
"Tendencies In Hlologlcal Investigation."
At tho olose of the address tho guests
sat down to a collation. Tho toast-master
Uoscoo Pound spoke of tho "Origin
al Sevon." Mr. ClemontH Hpoko for tho
"IOplgonl", Professor llruuer responded
to "CanlH Pie" and Prore.ssor "Wotfo, to
"PhlloHophla HotanloH. ' Professor Hen
soy explained, "How I Managed tho
Hoys" telling how tho boys managed
him. Professor Sherman spoko wittily
upon "Llts and Philistines." Tho Chan
cellor, responding to a toast "Selected"
pointed out what such Hoolutlos as tho
Seminar could do for tho university.
INCmOASIOD THICIH MEMBERSHIP.
Tho Porshlng Rllles mot Inst night In
tho armory and got down to business by
electing oloven mon to momborshlp In tho
crack company. They nro: Stobblns, Col-
lot. Heslsor. Whipple, Hollowlnguworth,
Mumford, Bischof, Qarrlnger, Hnrmon,
Helmrod, and Davlnson.
THIS IS PALLADIAN DAY
Colobratod With All tho Dosorvod
HAVE MADE IT A HOLIDAY.
The Faculty lias Ordered CIshsch DIh
mlssed for the Day AHer Chapol
Tho AddresH at thu Luiih-Ing-Thu
ThlH Is Palladlan day, and tho unlvor.
Hlty has assumed a holiday appearance
Vacant hciUh were noticeable among sov
erul or tho eight o'clock cIiihhch this morn
ing, and It Hcoms that HtudontH nm ..,..,.
Hlderlng tho occasion ono ror rest and en
ThlH morning at ten o'clock, thero
will bo u mass mooting or tho stuilonts
In tho chapel. Tho feature or this moot
ing will bo a mock oratorical contest
which will tako placo Immediately aftor
tho chapel exorcises. Judges, whoso
names will not bo announced till Fri
day, will pans upon tho work or tho ora
tors, among whom will bo Prorossors H.
W. Caldwell, Iauronco Fossler, Judgo
Dales and other prominent alumni of tho
A holiday to tako effect from ohupol
tlnm Frld'iy has boon granted by tlio fac
ulty. From 3 to c p. m. an alumni reunion and
reception to studonts and friends will bo
hold In Pilladlan hall. Committees from
tho society will bo present all day to pro
vldu thu alumni with bodnes. nmi m ..
ural way to extend Palbidlan hospitality
In tho ovonlajj at 8 p. m. an "old
tlmors' program will bo rondered by tho
alumni In tho chapel. Thu old question of
admltlng ladles into tho society will bo
fought over again by tho redoubtablo T.
F. A. Williams and C. M. Sklls tho In
vincible. Tho old timers' pro6ram in full
Is as follows:
Song, "Auld Lung: Syne.," miS3 liolona
A Fow Itonmrkrf, J. Stuart Dales, 73
Minutes of P. q. u. c. mcotl..e, Edna
D. Bullock, 'St.
Soprano solo, Mrs. Draco Uonton
Speech, Allan W. Flold, '77.
Debate, "Resolved, That tho Ladles
Should bo Admitted to Membership m
The Palladlan Society," .nilrmatlvo, t.
I A. Williams, '02; negative, C. M. Sklles.
Song (written ror tho occasion) Pallad
lan Boys' Quartet.
Critic, Pror. Ltiurenco Fossler, '81.
Tho festivities will end Friday 10 p. m.
by a banquet at tho Llndell hotol. Touti
will bo responded to by representative
from tho other two societies. R. 3.
Baker on bohnlf or tho Palladlans, Vic
tor Rosowater In bohair of tho regents
and many others by prominent alumni
or the socloty.
The Initial step In tho Jublloo colehra
tlon or the Palladlan society was takun
on Wednesday evening, when Chancellor
MacLean tendered a reception to ox
Chancellor E. B. FahHoid at his homo.
10.1, II street. Tho members or thu rac
ulty with their wIvoh and tho olllcers ot
the Palladlan literary society wero In at
tendance. Ex-Chancellor Falrllold Is hero
rrom Mousolleld Ohio In response to an
Invitation rrom tho Palladlan society to
deliver the quarter-centenlal address.
L The reception wiih
an enlovtiiiiii mi..
throughout. Chancellor MacLean, ex
Chancellor Falrllold, Mrs. MacLean. Mrs.
A. W. Field and others, cordially wel
comed all guests as they arrived. Ices
weto served during tlio evening and ovo
ry thins wan provided to loud pleasure to
Few or the present members or tho ftic
uliy were members In 18S2 when Chancel
lor Falrllold went away, but all had heard
or his good work, and wero glad or tho
opportunity to meet one or tho early
builders or tho university.
A FACULTY CONFERENCE .
Immediately arter tho reception, tho
mombers of tho fnculty and their wives
took Beats on tho third Moor of tho
Iiouho In response to a call for a
"faculty conference." This did not
prove to be so fonntdablu a meeting
na thu name might ho held to signify.
Chancellor MacLean suggested that tho
faculty ought to meet for relaxation
rather than for work three or four
times a year. Then I10 proceeded to
give his Idea of what such a conference
should be, taking his hearors with him
over a part of his course of travel dur
Ing the summer. Them was some fool
(Contlnued on fourth pago.)
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