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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NOVEMBER 21, 1808.
Pkiok 5 Cknts.
NEBRASKA ADDS TO HER VICTORIES lifSSSS! A NEW FRATERNITY IN NEBRASKA
against the wind ami Nebraska got uaij-iviui l ill i J l-M w l VJi VI L
The Colorado State University and Denver Both
Defeated By the Western
DETAILS OF THE TWO GAMES LAST WEEK
Benedict and Others Add New Laurels to Their Al
ready Brilliant Records.
Boulder, Col., Nov. 17. One of the
hardest fought games over seen on a
Boulder gridiron was played between
the elevens of tiho Statu University of
Colorado and tho Nebrnskas today.
Tho score was 23 to 10 in favor of the
latter. Tho game was a good nu
tured contest from bgelnning to end
free from slugging- and fights. The
University of Colorado played its
strongest game this year and proudly
boasts of the largest score that has
been made on Nebraska 'by any team
this season. A rather strong, eold
wind from the west did not prevent
the Bouldor enthusiasts from, attend
ing in force and from 2 o'cloek, when
the business houses ot thu city closed
their doors, to 2:45, when time was
called, there was ono continuous
stream of humanity from the city to
The visitors practically outclassed
the 'home team in weight. The men
in the line averaging over 20 pounds
more to the man. During over hair
the game, however, tho weight did not
seem to avail and Boulder went,
through the line at will. A strong
wind at their backs and .a slight
slope in the field of the Co'.oradoans
a slight advantage in the first ihalf,
nn ndvnntge which, added to their su
perior weight gave the visitors the
game In the second half.
TFE TiTNE UP.
Boulder won the toss jmd took the
west goal with the wind at their backs
and gave the Nebrnskans the kick olT.
Swcnters were pulled at 2:45 and the
teams lined up ns follows:
Merton 'hit tackles for gains of two
yards each and then Rogers wns
pushed over the line for a touchdown.
Chase missed an easy goal. Score,
Nebraska 0, Colorado 5.
The visitors kicked to Merton, who
ran from tho live to the twenty-five
,nwl line. The ball was juggled ami
made a beautiful run of 2:i yawls
around left end and only stopped
when 'he went over the side lines.
Tho ball was taken in 15 yawls and
Merton punted 10 yawls. Nebraska
hurled it back .vo yards. Moulder
lost 10 yawls on an off-side play, but
gained the ball In the next scrim
mage. Merton punted nine yawls and
Chase got the ball. I huso 'punted 2(5
yawls and tho ball was brought back
10 yards. Benedict ran 10 yawls
around loft end but was tackled and
dropped the ball. McMurray scooed
It up and carried it back ten yawls,
nut in turn dropped it When tackled.
Tackles were tried by the visitors for
gains of two and a half, one und one-
Chase, r e
O. Garwood, r. t
Arnett, r. g ....
II. Garwood. 1. g
Hogarty, 1 t ....
. .1 c Licbmau
.1. t.. PiMsbury
. .1. g., Hansen
....c, Mel ford
. .r. g Turner
Rothwell, 1 e r. e., Brew
Joe llogers, c ., rnin
McMurray, r. h 1. h., Polluter
John Hogers, 1. h r. h.. Benelict
Merton, f. b f. b.. Erwin
The following acted as oltieials:
Umpire, M. T. Swart.; referee, II. P.
Gamble; linesmen, Messrs. Yost and
Lamsou; time Keeper, George Hay.
Umpire and referee exchanged offices
in the second half.
TSrwin kicked to Ohase who caught
the pigskin on Boulder's 25-yawl line
and ran back five yawls. Itogers went
live yawls through tackle and the
Boulder rooters howled with delight.
The ball was fumbled in the next, plav
and a Nebraska man fell on it, with
a loss of two yawls to Boulder. Ne
braska lost one yeard on an end play,
thanks to Itotlrwell, then made one
yawl through the line. They next
tried a quarter back kick but Chase
wtsi.s too iilek for them and got the
ball. McMurray went one yawl around
right end ami John Itogers hit left
tackle for four yawls. In the next
piny the ball was lwpped. Ohase
scooped it up but dropcd it when
tackled. Arnett fell on the spnroid.
The ball was passed 'back for a punt
but kings-bury broke through the line
and blocked the kick causing Boulder
to lose the ball mid1 fifteen yawls
Benedict went through lelt tackle for
18 yards. One more buck nnd Bene
dict carried the ball over for the first
touchdown. Melfowl kicked goal.
Score, Nebraska C, Colorado 0.
On the succeeding kick-off Chase
sent the oval "between the visitors'
goal posts. Nebraska made a touoh
bnek and Erwin kicked off from the
25-yawl line to the 45-yawl line where
Rogers caught the ball amd ran 13
yawls. The Boulders pounded the
tackles for gains of two, our, five
nnd four yawls, but McMurray
dro"--1 the ball when tackled anil
Nebraska fell on it. Polltmer tried
right end for gains and1 left tackle for
one ynrd. Benedict failed' to gain
around left end and it was Boulder's
ball on the lfi yard line. McMurray
made gains of four, four and' one yard
over left tackle. At this point the NTe
broskans kicked on Boulder's ends
back formation, but the umpire over
ruled their objections. Bogers and
Mio nan. I'oiiiner nit tackle tor gains
of three and one yawl and then went
through a big hole on the tight side
of center for a long run and a touch
down. ICrwlii kicked goal.
Colorado punted to Nebraska's 30
yawl line. The ball was juggled and
II. Garwood got It on the 15-yuwl line.
Garwood hit tackle and guard for two
gains of two and a half yards each.
Merton hit the same hole for seven
yards and then carried the ball over
for a touchdown. Chase missed an
easy goal. Score, 12 to 10.
Nebraska kicked the ball over
Moulder's goal line. Ohase punted to
the 55-yawl line and the ball was car
ried back 10 yawls. Tackles were
tried by Nebraska for two and a half
yawls ami no gains and then Erwin
punted 15 yards. 'Hie ball was on the
25-yard line wiiciv Nebraska tried' a
Princeton kick but failed. Chase
punted from the 25-yawl line to the
center of the field. Benedict was
given the tall and with splendid inter
ference went .13 yawls around left end.
Tackles wore tried for jiius of 21
yards. Erwin was pushed across the
line for a touchdown. B kicked goal.
T1IK PRINCETON GOAL.
Cha.se kicked to Nebraska's flve-
yawl line and the ball was brought
back 32 yawls. Benedict failed to
gain on left end but made one nnd a
half yawls over left tackle. A bad
fumble was made. Benedict was
given the ball a.nd ran 3S ynwlx around
left end where he was tackled by
Chase. Right end was tried but Bog
ers made I'ollincr lose two yawls, a
gain of two and a half yards through
the line brought the ball to the 41
yard line. Nebraska tried the Prince
ton kicu but lost twenty yawls. At
this point Miller, Carlson, and Thayer
Ph Gam ma Delta Starts a Chapter Here in Lin
coln With Very Bright
A FEW PARAGRAPHS OF EASTERN EVENTS.
Recommendations of the Board of Visitors For Some Changes at
Annapolis naval Academy.
The chapter of Phi Gamma Dolt.i,
which has been long expected by the
other fraternities of the University,
was established last Friday night. The
boys of tho new chapter have worked
hard for about two years to secure
tneir dinner, and tneir success is a
natural result. The Installation ccw
moulcs were conduoted by Clement A.
Lnwier or Kansas City, a "Fiji" rfom
Cornell; rrofessor T. L. Lyons, also
from Cornell; G. W. Burton of New
York city, from DePauw; R. E. Moore,
from Illinois Wesleyan; A. II. Slfeldon,
from Knox, and C. L. Sovereign, for
Wisconsin. They were assisted in the
ceremonies of initiation by Van Valin
and Harvey, who went for the boys
to the recent nnd, by the way, semi
centennial convention of the fratern
ity nt Pittsburg, mid who were initi
The charter members of the new
L. C. Mudge. A. 11. Sheldon, A. C.
Pancoost, C. E. Harbor, E. It. Harvey,
F. Van Valin, C. II. Mudge, E. A. Hose,
chapters became extinct. The chap
ters at Gettysburg and Allegheny had
almost their entire nieinbeiship In
either army. Almost all of the old
chapters hae since been revived, and
Phi Gamma Delta is now one of the
strong, hnvlng forty-five active chap
ters. These are scuttcrcd principally
through the east and south, the Ne
braska chapter being as yet the most
Among the prominent alumni may
be mentioned: Senatois Vance and
Fairbanks, President, Moffat of Wash
ington nnd Jefferson college nnd Coul
ter of Lake Forest, and John Clark
ltldpath, General Lew Wuiiuco and
David D. Lloyd among authors.
Tho installation of a new "frat" gen
erally calls forth more or less criti
cism. Many look with some opposi
tion upon any new chapter since It
means another rival. But little has
beon said derogatory to the new chap
ter, the Phi Gamma Delta, probably
for the reason that there is little
ground for criticism. It is conceded
that the Phi Gamma Delta Is nation
ally a credit to any institution and
that the local chapter is made up of
a set of good able fellows who will
maintain the Ideals of their fratern-ity.
iW frii .fcp'-
IN GREETING TO PH GAMMA DELTA
half yawls and it was Boulder's ball
on Nebraska's 35-yard line. Chase
punted across the goal line, Nebraska
made n touch back and punted fwnn
the 25 to the 35-yard line where it hit
u Boulder player nnd rolled fifteen
yards. Again Ohase, with the assist
ance of a strong puff of wind, kicked
ncross the visitors' goal line tuid the
latter brought the ball to the twenty
five yard line. The first hn.f was
Called' with the ball on Nebraska's
THE SECOND h..wF.
On the kick-off for the second half
Chase kicked to Nebraska's 25-yawl
line and the ball -was ' punted' back
with the assistance of a strong1 wind
to Boulder's 35-ynwl line. Itogers
gained three yowls over 'tnckles nnd
replaced Roth well, 0. Garwood and
Itogers. After several plays the ball
was on Boulder's 20-yard line and the
visitors for the fourth time tried the
Princeton goal This time it was suc
cessful. The final score, Nebraska 23,
A few more plays brought the ball
to Boulder's 25-yawl line in Nebraska's
possession, when time was called.
Tonight in the gymnasium the Ne
braska foot ball team was extended a
reception 'by the University students.
The reception, which was a most en
joyable affair, was followed 'by a
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F. M. Sanders, B. B. Adams, W. G.
France, J. P. Rockafellow, and W. M.
Hopewell. The chapter is pleasantly
located in a cozy little house at 1301
II street, wiiere the installation occur
red. The Phi Gamma Deltu fraternity
was founded at Jefferson college, Can
onsburg, Pa., (afterwawls united with
Washington college), In May, 1848. As
many of the students were from the
southern states, extension was natur
ally in that direction, and of the first
sixteen chapters established, eleven
were in southern institutions. The
wnr wrought serious damage to all
fraternities and Phi Gamma Delta sus
tained its full fahare. Through the re
sulting business depression and the
Inrge enlistments of students, many
THINGS NEEDED AT ANLVAPOLIS.
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IU I'UC J1U.YU1 iHJilUCIHJ 1U1' lO'JO HO IUU
Secretary of the Navy has been made
public. The 'IkxiwI consisted of S. G.
llillMrn, Representative In Congress,
California, President; Prof, Oaarlcs E.
Munroe, Dean, Columbia University,
Washington, I). C, Vice President;
Eugene lla'.e. I'nitcd States Senator,
Maine; DoneKon CafVery, United
States- SeiKHtor, Louisiana; Irving' P.
Wniiiger, Representative in Congress,
Penuoyhunia; Charles G. Wheeler,
Representative in Congress, Kentucky;
Dr. Amos Hancock, Now Hampton, la,;
II. E. Sadler. Sedan. Kas.; Prof. John
L. Lamp.son, Peabody Normal College,
Nashville, Teivn.; James Phillips, Jr.,
Fitehburg, Mass.; Edwawl C. Illmmau,
Battle Creek, Mich.: John M. Boyer,
London. 0 and Lieutentnt C. M".
Stone. l S. N., secretary to the board.
The IkkiwI mode the follow! nxr rec-
1. That the appointment of candi
dates be made by July 1 of the year
preceding tlhc recommendatloiii for ad
mission, in order to permit them to be
more fully prepared.
2. That those cadets who pass into
the line and Engineer Corns be re
quircdt on the completion1 of their first
three years' cruise, to return 1o the
academy audi pursue a two years'
eouie of advanced studies In. either
ordnance, marine engineering or elec
3. That the department of seanvan
ship be provided with a set of models
of modern men-of- war, one of each
1. That the department of steaan
engineering lc supplied with modern
tools and lnadhinery.
5. That the loawl approves of the
general plan for the rebuilding of the
academic buildings, nnd believes tdibit
if it 1h faithfully carried out tho re
sult will be benefitting- the dignity of
fl. Thnit a continuing annual appro
priation be made for reblnding, in half
or full morocco, valuable boolcs in "the
7. That the efficiency of tho boawl
of visitors will be Increased by the
appaointment of part of the board1 for
two or more terms, so that nt least
some of 'the boawl may be familiar
with the duties wiiiahi the Ixxml is
expected to perform.
MTSS FLOOD'S GIFT.
Miss Com Jane Flood', onHy daugMor
of Wie deceased millionaire, tendered
as n gift 'to the University the fine
Flood mnnsloiv at MonHo Park, with
the grounds, consisting1 of 540 acres.
Tho house is very beautiful and' spa
cious, and the place is worth' $250,000.
The letter of gift provides Wmit the
residence 'and trrounds be preserved In
tact and the income be used' for some
brandli of conmnerelnl education.
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