The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899, September 17, 1897, Image 1
Nebraskan. THE Vol. VI. No. 1. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FRIDAY, SEPT. 17, 1807. Pkioe 5 Cents, FOOTBALL OUTLOOK BRIGHT Coach Robinson and Most of tho Old Men uacK. FBAOTIOE ALREADY BEGUN Only Ono or Two Now Places Will Need to jjo Jtviuwi oy now men xnoro Will Bo Plenty of Mntcrlul This Year for "nobby." . The outlook for a strong football tenia In tho University wna never better iluin this year, and novor hns tho city of Lin coln been offorod a better aerlea of gamea, or bo llttlo monoy, thun will bo played en the University campus this season. Of tho old mon who will bo back, Shedd VIU captain tho team and piny right half. Thorpo will resumo his placo nt quarter. Pearse and Huyward will rustlo the tack Icrs. Huywood did not play last yeur owing to his absence abroad, but not withstand ng Europenn Ideas will put up his old time gnmo. Wiggins and Bened'ot trill endeavor to "hold up their ends." Melford will play center. Hanson and Turner will challenge 'tho school to turn them out of their gunrdshlps. Jones and Garrett will rustic each otheffjjjor loft half, and Cook and Cowglll will strugglo for full back. In addition to theso there will bo Houston of Doane, several playora from Nebraska City and Beatrice and a burloy lot of freshmen to make things lively. Physical Director Hastings who Is an old hand at football and football training, will help Captain Shedd get tho men hardened up with starting, running and "sotting up" exercises until Coach Robinson gots bade "Robby" Is expected back about tho 25th Of this month. The new sweaters aro already hero and the rest of tho paraphernalia will prob ably bo here Inside of u week. In the list of Ave games guaranteed to those buying season tickets, thoro aro tho league gamed with Kansas and Missouri, and others equally as good aro being ar ranged for. Tho season tickets for tho Jit; rnpioa wilA.bo 'iil.l 0 or 30 cents a game. The admission to single games will be M cents. (Bottcr buy n season ticket!). Manager Oury is now in correspondence with Minnesota and Ames and other uni versities, and a groat tr.'p will bo arranged tK tho -team. The Thanksgiving game with Iowa will be played a, Omaha ns usual. Harry Jones, who played end lust year, has not been heard from definitely and may bo back. A Into telegraphic Hpecial announces that Harry Pint (he of tho felt shin guards and largo girth) will be back to form n rousing eleven. Don't forgot about thoso season tlckots. They're a good thing for Jl.50. Seven men turnod out to tho llrst foot ball proctleo Thursday evening. After sbout fifteen minutes Bpent In starting and running, In which tho four new men ho turned out showed up fully ns well tho old mon, all went in and had a sood jnth and rub down under Juck's guidance. Cnptnln Shedd ndvlseH tho mon to use their own common sonso as to hat they eat and drink until tho training lWe staits up. Ponrso arrived In town yesterday and promlHOs to bo out tonight. NEIIUASKA'B TENNIS CHAMPION. la tho person of MIhb LouIho Pound, tho University of Nebraska Iiuh an alumna to bo proud of. Without over having bo 'wepiaji in a great tennis tournnmont, he enti red the largest match of tho lln4 ever h Id fop women, at Chlcairo last frtik, and won both tho International and Htern championship cups In slnglos, wing but ono sot during tho contest. Tho tournament was held on tho courts ' the Kenwood country club, Chicago, P'iiln on Sept. 1 and continuing until Wedntwduy, tho 8th, Thoro woro thirty two lajy rontostantH in singles, noarly ull Playing uBo In doubles, but li was only In '"Bios that Miss Pound so distinguished herself. Tho two most prominent playors against whom sho played were Miss Jullotto At kinson of Brooklyn, N. Y and Miss Jon n'e W. Craven of Evanaton, 111. Miss Atkinson was holder of tho United States, tho Canadian, and tho Internation al championships in ladles' slnglos, but it was only tho International cup which was at stake in this contest. Sho Is a player ot remarkable skIU and long experience, b"t notwithstanding thla sho was beaten y Miss Pound iu tho Beml-flnals with a oro of g-4, 6-1, 6-3 against her, n Wednesday, tho Rth, Miss Pound Played against Miss Jennie W. Cravon for the western championship and trophy-n sod silver cup. Much interest was taken In this contest because of tho wonderful playing and sud den rise of tho westerner. A largo crowd of tho ellto of Chicago woro present, to cheer tho homo player, Miss Crnvon, nevertheless Miss Pound won very easily. Tho first set sho took with a rush, scoro (1-0, and hor pace carried her four games Into tho next sot before Miss Craven ro covored herself, but Miss Pound -wop out, scoro C-3. It was In tho last sot that Miss Pound showed hor stcadlnoss and norvo. By br!l Hunt playing Miss Craven won five of tho first bIx gnmes making the scoro G-l In her favor. To gain tho sot It was then necessary for Miss Pound to win six games successively. This sho did. It Is a feat Bcldom witnessed on the tennis court, especially botween so good players as Miss Pound and Miss Craven. If Miss Pound goes cast noxt year which wo all hope sho will do tho chances are extremely good for hor winning every thing for which sho may compote. , Tho detailed scoro of the Craven-Pound match follows: First sot- Pound 4 4 8444 Crnvon 0 16 10 2 Second sot Pound 4 4 5 4 4 2 5 7 Craven 2 13 2 6 4 3 5 Third set Pound 1 21044664444 Cruven 4 44416442002 23 10 37 30 33 35 DR. HASTINGS WILL LECTURE. Tho Athletic board mot Thursday after noon In tho office of tho Physical Dlrec.or. Dr. Hastings and Ltout. Jackson wero presont and filled vacancies caused by tho leaving of Dr. Clark and Capt. Qullfoylc. Dr. Ward, Profossor Caldwell, Bert Wil son and Frank Rlloy wero tho other mem bers present. Dr. Ward mado a llttlo talk on tho necessity of having tho students of the University fully understand what constituted an amateur athlete. Ho Bald that somo of our students through care lessness, but mostly through Ignorance, oftentimes committed offonses which would debar thorn from competing in tho ranks of tho collcgo amatour. Ho showed how necessary It was that studonts should fulHuundcrstand the term and keep thorn from doing things which would cast re flection upon the methods of tho Univer sity of Nebraska in competition, with other colleges In athletic affairs. Tho result of tho talk was u motion that Dr. Hastings be Invited to give a lecture somo time In tho near future at chapel tlmo upon this subject. Dr. Hastings seemed to think tho motion a good ono and will undoubt edly consent to accept tho Invitation to mnko tho address. Tho matter of tho election of basoball captain wns brought up nnd discussed generally. Tho bourd seems disposed to go at tho matter In a Junt way and will attempt to harmonlzo any contrary feel ings that may exist among tho members of tho club. This will bo accomplished by having tho players all present at a meeting of tho board, and tho will of tho majority being exprcssod, tho matter cun bo straightened out. Tho mntter brought out tho fact that tho athletlo constitu tion Is vory Indoflnlto and a suggestion will bo mado to the association at tho reg ular fall meeting to lmvo a committee ot students form a Joint commltteo with a couple of mombors of tho' board em powered to draft amendments) for the old constitution. The board adjourned to hold another mooting beforo their successors aro oleoted. BASH HALL AFFAIRS. Th liiiHulmll team IIiiIhIioiI tho HcnBon In fair shape. Although thoro was a deficit of something over llfty dollars, yet from the standpoint of tho mnnagor, the sea sou ended In a groat success. After tho Unlvorslty olosid, tho loiun played about tho statu picking up plnyorH when others dropped nut. und winning (ho majority of gnmoH pluycd. Tho olootlon of cnptnln Is yet to bo held, as tho muthod of re ceiving proxies, etc., at tho election hold, wns not satisfactory to tho Athlotlo board, Tho former election was doclnrod Invalid and anothor ordered to bo held. This will bo dono this fall. In consequence, tho tonm Is somewhat split up, but It Is con fidently expected that tho usunl unani mous voto will bo extonded to tho winning candidate. Buseball matters will quiet down after this election, but tho sport has been glvon suoh an Impetus by successful management that It will bo a long tlmo beforo Nebraska will fall to put a success ful team In the Hold at the opening of the season, Delta Tau Delta and Beta Thota PI fraternities havo erected now chapter hom.39 at Loland Stanford unlvorslty dur ing tho summor. Tho best (2.25 board In tho city at J200 T street. CHANCES IN THE FACULTY Some Important Chairs to bo Filled by Good Mon. HILL TAKES WOLFE'S PLACE An Efficient Corps of Instructors Secured to Fill Vacanclos Caused by Resig nations Tho Personnel of tho New Corps. Tho faculty of tho University will begin tho now year with many changes In Its membership. For tho most part tho now members of the fuculty are young pro fessors and It is thought that this Infusion of now blood will bo of great benoflt. In the selection of now professors tho re gents havo been guided solely by a deslro to securo the very best that could bo had nnd It Is thought that 'this has been dono. Tho newly elected professors havo not beon selected with any reference as to tho section of country in which they lived, but tho large majority come here from the west and south. Prof. A. Ross Hill has been clocted as sociate professor of experimental psychol ogy and has been put In charge of tho de partment of philosophy. Prof. Hill received his degreo nt Dal houslo college, Nova Scotia, whero ho took llrst honors In philosophy, nnd also received the special governor-general's prize for work In the samo subject. His dodtor'B degree was taken at Cornell. Prof. Hill also went abroad and studied In the laboratories of Berlin and other European universities. Prom Germany ho was called to bo professor of philosophy and pedagogy at tho Oshkosh stato nor mal school, whero ho became ono of tho leading professors. Chancollor MacLoan has received tho highest testimonials In regard to Prof. Hill from Prof. Beth of Glasgow, formerly of Dalhouste college. Prof. Seth is an eminent authority on psychology and he says that ho regards Prof. Hill as by far tho best and most promising young mon In his line, of his acquaintance. Prof.-iJtJll-alioJ-has- high recommendations from Cornell university. Ho was elected to his position hero on ac count of his up-to-dato preparation, his high testimonials, und especially his ad aptability. C. F. Ansloy will fill tho position of as sistant profossor In English llteraturo and has been put In charge of tho English de partment. Prof. Ansley Is a graduate of our own University and Is recognized ns an nblo, man. Prof. AnBley was an nBso clato profossor of English literature In tho University for tho 'two years, 91-95, 90-96, and resigned his position on nccount of tho Illness nnd death of his father. Dur ing tho past year Professor Ansley has been living In his Illinois home, looking after his father's es.ato. He has a host of frlonds among the studonts who will bo glnd to see- him back again. Mrs. Hlnman hns boon elected as an as- sltant in tho psychology laboratory. Sho Is tho daughter of Pres. Cyrus Hamilton, tho founder of Roberts college, Constanti nople. Mrs. lllnmnn took her degreo of Ph. D. lit Cornell and was later professor of philosophy nt Mt. Holyoke college. It. E. Chandler will bo Instructor In machine doHlgns und mechanical drawing. Ho was n student at Hobokon Bohool of technology and wns then professor of .mechanical oiiKlneerlng in the Montana Htuto college of unrlculture, Mr. Chand ler has the degroo of M. E. and was called hero from Cornell, whero ho was proceed ing to u hlghor dogreo, A. E. Davison has boon nppolnted prin cipal of tho dairy and farm school. Mr. Davison Is woll qualified for tho position, iih ho hns beon for ton yoars professor of tho State college of ngrlculturo In Now Mexico, Guernsey Jonus, a brother of W. O. JoneH of this Unlvorslty, has been oleeted UHBlHtnnt Instructor In history. Mr. Jones Ih a graduate of tho University of Califor nia and ho took his degreo of Ph. D. at Heidelberg, Ho was called to Nebraska from an Instruotorshlp at Swathmoro col lcgo. Tho mnthomatlcul department will bo Strengthened by tho addition of A, W. Whitney to fill an assistant Instruotorshlp. Ho Is a graduate of Bololt and took his doctor's degreo at tho Chicago unlvorslty, whonco 'he camo bore. F, G. Franklin, a graduate of tho Uni versity of Kansas, comes here from Chi cago university to fill a fellowship in American hlatory. J. S. Snoddy of Pennsylvania, and a fel low in English, will give instruction in tho foronsics. Mr, A. B. Lowls will be assistant In tho zoological department, under Dr. Ward. Mr. Lewis secured his A B, at tho Unl vorsity of Wooster, '93, and tho samo do greo from Chicago In '91. Ho has been at tho Unlvorslty of Chicago slnco that tlmo doing post graduate work. PROFESSOR HASTINGS. Professor Hastings, the now head of tho physical department, Is a man of much ability In many ways. Ills degreos show him to bo a thorough student. Thoy nro A. B., '86, from Marysvllle, Tcnn.; A. M., '92, from tho samo college; A. M. '91, from Harvard, and Ph. D., '96, also from that place. His special scnoollng for his profession was taken during two yours at Springfield Training school. This however, was well prepared for by his aotlvo lnterouk In athletics during all his collcgo life. Tho football onthuslsts In tho Unlvorslty havo long looked for a physical director who was a football man; ono who could work with tho boys for tho glory of old Nebraska, and who could lend his uble assistance to tho coach. In Mr. Hastlnga their hopes have been realized. Ho has a good football record himself and is thoroughly In sympathy with tho game. Ho played two years as left guard on tho Harvard college team, which though a light team, averag.ng 150 pounds, mado an excellent showing ngalnst teams in their vicinity. Tho past two years ho has pluyed guard and end on tho Springfield team. Whon Mr. Hastings and his wife arrived In Lincoln a week or so ago they had wl.h thorn a stout Warwick tandem, all fitted out for road riding, and this thoy dis played with considerable pride, for it car ried them this summer much of tho way between Now York city und Knoxvlllc, Tenn. They originally Intended to ride ull tho way but bad weather and worse roads interfered much with their plans. However, tho trip was full of delightful and novel experiences. THE PREP. SCHOOL. There seoms to bo qulto a genernl mis understanding In regard to tho prepara tory school In tho Unlvorslty this year. Th 3 gonoral belief is that thtf old iffiitra tory school has been reopened, but such is not tho case. The oxnet facts In tho matter aro these. On nccount of tho sus pension of (the free high school law In this stato, tho regents thought It wise and necessary to continue rtio preparatory studies of last year, but In no sense hns tho old prepp'otory school been reopened, as no new studies lmvo been opened up. THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC OPENS. The Unlvorslty school of music opons this year under more prosporous circum stances than ever beforo liv its history. All tho rooms aro taken and sovoral havo found It necessary to tuko up quartors at neighboring houses. Director Kimball has mado every effort to keop up the standard ho has set as to tho ability of tho faculty. Mas. W. O. Jones will this year fill tho pluco Miss Reynolds hold last year. Mrs. Jones hns tho reputation of being ono of tho best pianists In tho west. Tho In creased attendance mndo It necessary for Director Kimball to make a flying trip to Chicago to secure an addition to tho faculty. Ho returned after having- on goged the services of Miss Marian Treat, who was Induced to come here and give up her position In a Chicago collcgo. MIhb Treat sang at the commencement concert Inst Juno. Sho has also sung nt tho Croto Chautauqua on Bovoral occa sions, Noxt Wednesday ocours tno first family recltnl to bo glvon by tho Conservatory. This will bo tho first concert or perform ance to bo given In tho "now" chapel. During tho yenr llvo symphony concerts will bo glvon by tho Philharmonic orches tra. Tho series of artists' recltuls will be arranged this year. As final arrangements and contracts havo not beon completed yot, Director Kimball Is unwilling to mako nny announcements until dates huvo been set and artists' contracts signed. Tho Gleo club will bo under tho direc tion of Wlllard Kimball this year again. Negotiations nro pending which may re sult In taking tho Glee club to Omaha Thursday or Friday of stato fair week to sing during tho Ak-Sar-Bon festlvltlos. Tho fall cntuloguo Issued for the Con servatory Is tho noatest and most artistic that has over been Issued by any depart ment or school of tho Unlvorsl y. Sev eral half-tono engravings aro to be found among Its pages. H. G. Shedd, Grace Guy Thompson and A. C. Pancoast aro members of the fuc ulty of tho Lincoln high nchool, Slnglo meals 15c. Meal tickets J2.50. Reg ular board $2.25 per weok at 1200 T street. COMMANDANT OF CADETS Lieutenant Alfred B. Jackson of tho Ninth Cavalry, U. S. A. PROMOTIONS NOT YET READY Short Sketch of tho Man Who Will As sume Control of the Cadet Ba.tal lon Ho Has Seen Much Aot lvo Service. Lieut. Alfred B. Jackson of tho Ninth Cavalry, U. S. A., will bo tho command ant of cadets during tho ensuing year. Ho will succeed Captain Gullfoyle, who had charge of tho military department last year nnd who also camo from tho samo regiment. Tho now commandant as yet has formulated no particular plans of his own In regard to drill this year, but will bo governed In his actions, to a great ox tont by tho general rules of tho depart ment. In addition to having chargo of tho mllltnry department, ho will take a. course of law In cho University. L:out. Jackson has been In tho regular army for flftcon years, during which tlmo ho has seen considerable service He graduated from West Point In 1883 and was assigned to tho Ninth cavalry. He was stationed at Ft. Riley, Kansas, and tho following year saw service in Indian territory during tho boomer troubles. Ho accompanied his regiment on the march from thero to Ft. McKlnney and from, thero ho changed stations to Ft. Leaven worth, Kan., being on duty at the mili tary prison at that post. Lieut. Jackson was then transferred to West Point mllitury academy as Instructor In mathematlca for four years. Ho after ward rejoined his regiment at Fit. Robin son, Neb., serving na Inspector of cattlo and issuing annuities to the Indians at tho Pino Ridge ogency in South Dakota. Ho served with his regiment during tho rustler troubles In Wyoming In fall of 1891 and itho fall and winter of 1892. Ho also saw acttvo service at tho tlmo of tho troublo with tho Bannock Indians in Idaho and Wyoming In tho summer und fall of '95. Just provlous to coming to Lincoln, Lloutcnnnt Jackson has acted as regi mental quartermaster. As Captain Gullfoyle has not yot re turned, cadet promotions aro In a rather Indefinite shape. It Is expected that tho promot ons and appointments will bo an nounced somotlmo noxt week, however. A meeting of tho cadets wna called on lust Thursday nfternoon at 3 o'clock In tho gun room of tho armory. About fifty of tho old cadets assembled for tho pur pose of arranging for a University repre sentation In tho Lincoln day pnrudo on tho following day. It was thought that at least two companies could bo formed, under tho command of Captains Schwartz mill Oury. It was also decided to havo the artillery battory wppear In the parado. Tho Cadets woro ordorod to moot In the armory Friday at 1 o'clock In full uniform, with white duck trousers. IMPROVEMENTS IN THE UNI. Tho old students returning this yenr will notlco on ngroonblo change In tho nppear unco of the University. This Is especially true as regards tho main University build ing and tho campus. The lnttor has beon woll kept during tho summer months nnd now presents n very plonslng appearance. Now llowor beds havo boon put In whloh add muoh to tho beauty of the cumpus, Ono of tho prottlest on tho grounds Is Just south of tho library steps, whero thoro la a small gardon of palms and other trop ical plants. This Bhody nook will doubt less becomo vory popular beforo tho hot weather ends. A most striking Improvement is notlce ublo In tho mln building. Its dark, som bro nppenranco Is completely hlddon bo noath a bright coat of red paln't, and tho old portico on the south sldo of tho build ing has boon torn down and a now one oroctcd In Its plnco. Evon tho historic "short stop" at tho top of tho south stono steps hns beon widened to a Btep of tho samo breadth ns tho others. Tho Interior of tho building hus also witnessed an ontlro change Tho recita tion rooms havo been froshly papered nnd painted. Tho dingy smokod walls of tho chapel havo disappeared and a light, airy room In the result. Tho platform Is built ovor and remodelled und tho holo In tho colling through whloh Bill Green thrust his foot, hns beon patched up Th wave of Improvomonts has also pen etrated tho Co-op and tho lookers nnd counters with a frosh coat of paint form a strnngo contrast to tho floor whloh still retains Its normal color, All tho news all the tlmo Is to bo found in The Nobraskan, $1,00 per year.