The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899, February 27, 1899, Image 1

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    THE NEBRASKAN.
L.VH. No. 22.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, FEBRUARY 27, 1809,
Pin ok fi Obntq
WELCOME MISS PRICE.
Local Y. M. C. A. Entertain the
International Secretary.
outing the Judgment of 'both Director
Kimball una L'onduetor Mis us to her
musical attainments.
fibs J'"11" Jv"
Price, International
weittrj ut College 1. . t. A., has
....... i nit nit 1 fitful t V liukfWMtl.
wu dunm,' the past week.
OH .MOHUIIJ nu b i n.-.io.uK
l.vjpei 11(1(11 fan, iiwi ouwjtti "tiiiij
I.1..1 in tne Common l'h I tigs ot
I .. . . I. la. It ullll Uftllirllt V L IlltUI
10 ll NU' "'''' t0 llllHH lll everyday
ilrtWiU'i' wimi miiuiu oucis iu
Viriilen lift. "Always wulk on the
iuiiii) 'di- t the Htreet" was u
tiartietoristie expression.
On .Mowwj evening me university
J, .M. I. A. una i. . c. A.
jJltl u reception for Miss Price
in the imrlors of the Lincoln ho-
friends to the uuin'bcr of three hun-
jrwl were present, being welcomed
fcv Chancellor MnoLeun nnd wife, Dean
!.. . XI.... !.!.... l.... I.' M II. .11, .....I
jlr. John Boose, president of the Y.
M.C. A. . .
The parlors were brightened by
draping of scarlet and cream, Hugs
mil potted plunts. Music was fur-
tidied l) tlu Darling .Mandolin clu'b. prst Nebraska to the Philippines,
The oening was happily spent In 'the other, M. P. Plllsbury, 1000,
BASE BALL PROSPECTS.
ALUMN t.
Walter flowers Piilsbury, '02, Is one
of the most prominent, of the Inter
graduates of the university, lie came
here after having spent two years at
1'enu College, Oskuloosu, Iowa, tnklnir
Ills A. U, then In two years, lie was
here In those days when hazing was
not yet entirely done away with, and
did not escape an acquaintance with
tne custom. In other words, when he
was a grave senior, some enterprising
juniors thought he needed a haircut,
iw",l , . i it .. ami succeeded in giving nun one. lie
fitijfhlen life. Always walk on the WHH (l llM11Uer of the Delinn Literary
. ..... villi- of the street" was a t..... u i i.., ."
mivuuiji jic nun iiinu ijiiu ui (iiu ilium.
hers of his class elected to the Phi Be
ta Kappa.
Plllsbury taught at the Grand. Is
land liaptlst College for a while; then
u-mit it tin Pm-iinll ITnl vm-utf v vvlii.i-iv
Kl. .Members of the associations and- nftei. three years of work in the de
partment of philosophy, he 'been mo a
I'll. 1). lie was then chosen instruc
tor in philosophy at the University of
Michigan and placed In charge of psy
chology, with the understanding that
lie Is to be professor of psychology
when the department is created,
lie litis two brothel's, one who grad
uated In 189(1 and who went with the
and
Ulsbury, 1000, the
Over Thirty Men Have Appear
ed For Practice.
The week of warm weather has
brought witli It opportunity for out
door practice In base ball. A large
amount of new material lias shown
up and all the old men are back ex
cept "Dutch" Wells and "Deacon"
Kindler. Under the coaching of Fred
die Barnes and '"Snapper" Kennedy,
the many candidates are given a
chance to show what they can do with
the sphere.
Moore and Lchmer are the candi
dates for behind the bat and both are
showing up well. Rhodes is playing
first like a veteran. Crandall ami
Kingsbury are worhlng 'hard in the
vicinity of second base. lkth men
on one of the window ledges and I
asked the fellow what he wanted.
"My conscience Is troubling me," ho
said. "It all came from this mackin
tosh, too. I never had such a of
a time before. It's bad enough In. the
day time, but at night, at nlghtthut's
tin. worst. It's awful. I can't, stand lb
much longer It's going to kill me. It
all came from tills mackintosh. I wish
I luui never seen It," and he threw It
across Uic hall.
"I don't want you to think I'm n
fool, bilt I want you to help me, 1
know you will, because I heard a man
say you were the nest fellow in tne
world. 1 haven't got a friend In the
university, so I came to you."
I told him I would do What I could
for him and asked him where ho got
the mackintosh that it should make
him so much trouble.
"1 stole It," he whispered, "but I
couldn't help it. 1 didn't 'have no coat
IDEAL FRATERNiTY GIRL.
Her Realm and Duty Defined
by the Trident.
Sarah A. Albray In the Trident of
Delta Delta Delta: When we speak
of the Ideal fraternity girl we are apt
to think of her as being possessed of
certain distinctive qualities which do
not belong to those outside of the
(J reek world. We forget that the Ideal
fraternity girl Is simply the Ideul wo
man, and Unit fraternity life Is a
tinlnlng In paid to the cultivation of
tontlon Is paid to the cultivation of
those qualities that go to make up the
perfect woman.
Here are two qualities that are es
sential to this ideal womanly charac
ter 'honesty and unselfishness. We
all admit that truth is a necessary
i it .. t 1. 1 . ii.tu ii iiim.iiiii nil lit it i ......i r . . i. .. .... &.... .r ...... ..... i. . .
are fast on their feet and handle the ,',.. ,, .,,,,. .,, .,, im.,..,,.,, ,, V, 1 , ,' .. ,
ball well. Captain Reeder will Con- ' ftL, , " ," l, J""", libl" 'l '. 1Ul wc some lines forget that
.. . ..... ... i one mornini? a louir time airo. and ituiinmui.v mm- nn, lu limlti-d tn n
,ae:rainhonf 'u? well "iii . 'L!2?..!? Jfe " . &" "". F Ji
TiniAil college conversation. Miss
Trice espresscd mucn pleasure at tne
opportunity for sucli wide acquaint
ince with the students of the univer-
'i'''
Ices and Human punch were served
by McMlamcs Manning, Word and
King.
The object of .Miss Price s visit was
to strengthen the local association.
Meetings were 'held each afternoon at
which much was said and done for
the (food of the university Y. W. C. A.
Miss Price is a graduate of Ohio
Weyan University, and was until
recently a teacher at Northwestern.
She Is a iucuiIhm' of the Delta Gamma
lororiey. On Wednesday evening the
dauui of the lofp-'hcpter entertain
ed at dinner in her honor.
athlete.
6
MISS DALKS, VIOLINIST.
A late Issue of the Oiualui Excelsior
his the following complimentary no
tice of Miss Silence Dales, who is so
tell known at the university and In
tie musical circles of the city:
ne are glad to show Excelsior read
ers this week a picture of Miss Si
lence Dales, the wonderful young vio
linist of Lincoln. She is the daughter
oIMr. J. tuart Dales, steward of the
Nebraska university, and u grand
daughter of lion. Allen It. licuton, the
first Chancellor of that institution.
Agliiiiiiig as a mere child s'he has for
ten years aimlied herself to the studv
of the toiiit and piano with a t'hor-
ougniiess and persistency found only
a urnso who are "to the manner
wrn," yet regards her work as only
ell In trim. Km. tiu. ist five years
melius glum chief nttcntlou to her
pec-inltj- the violin, its music and
musical literature. Upon the organl
"tloii of the Philharmonic Orchestra
Lincoln, directed by Mr. August
Hajenow, she was chosen as one of
'lie first violinists and she is at
Present counted among Its most val
wd members.
But it is in her work ns violin solo-
flint Miss Silence Dales exhibits
at wealth of musical perception.
'"at intensity of temperament, that
""""cry of technique, which are not
0nY "iiiiMial in one of her years, but
yioh mark lier ns one of the rare
I'lolinlsu of the near future. She ap
pred as soloist at the state May fes
"Wl ill ls)7 and won riii-Clks nn that
SRloa described by the press as
"kin to an ovation." Later in the
"up ywir s-lie appeared as soloist In
wnccrts at the Isoatrloe Clinutnuqun,
"Pon the eve of "llryan Day," w'hen
-" tiu l f0 ni hitifiiKi u nF K ntn iton
I Vie recorded its anproval of the for-
ey ver.Het of the critics. At the
"ate Mav festival at Lincoln In 1808,
"" fljrnlii appenred as soloist, on this
"n.iii playing the second and third
"WyeineiitH or the Mondolssohn con.
""" in a innnner wliich elicited the
i!ar'.v approval of a critical audience.
m . ",,,m,ff other successful achieve
ments lo,i to l,Pr helng fhoson ns vlo
n soloist representing the young vlo
lists of the RtJlte t the Trans-Mis-isslppl
and Tntornntionnl Kvposltion
"miinlin in June. 1808. She npponrod
I -v.iniwil IMII.YIUK IIH 1 IVII.-V-
I,. i , ''"Undo and rolonalsc. aceom-
K'"i iiv the Clilcngo Tliomns Or
.l(stra under the direction of Arthur
"is. n distinction novor hoforo won
EXPOSITIONS GALOltli.
Accortling to the latest returns
eight exposition projects are under
way in American cities, and' two more
are contemplated. The eight are as
follows:
1899, Omnha; 1809, Philadelphia;
1001, Detroit; 1001, PutTalo; 1001, San
Francisco; 1902, Toledo; 190.1, St. Lou.
is; 1903, New Orleans.
Omahn will hold a "colonial" ex
position, Philadelphia an "industrial"
exposition, Detroit celebrates Its sec
ond centennial of discovery. Buffalo
calls Its s'how the "Pan-American,"
San Francisco 'has decided on "Pnclflc
Ocean and International Exposition,"
Toledo's show mnrks the centenninl of
the admission of Ohio, and St. Louis
and New Orleans commemorate the
Louisiana purchase. As expositions
in the international aspect, they have
each other nnd the Paris and Glasgow
world's fairs to compete with or iml
tnte. The Pnris exposition in 1900
does not conflict with any dates so fnr
chosen. The Glasgow exposition is set
for 1001. Besides those enumerated, a
twentieth century exposition for New
York City in 1001 is being discussed,
without much probability of realiza
tion, nnd n Northwestern Internation
al exposition in 1902 for St. Paul and
Minneapolis hns boon proposed.
third.
Besides Inst year's fielders. Rhea,
Gordon and Bliss, Cuscndden, Bell, By
an, Waterman and Berry nre playing
good ball. The men working for the
box nre llhea, Melford, Gonron, Bliss,
Boll pnd Strlner.
There is nn abundance of material,
and without doubt Nebraska will put
out the strongest team she ever had
and will deserve the henrty support
of every stident.
hopln' people would think It wns my up to tHie best that js In her, day by
coat. Then I had to go down town day nnd 'hour by hour, is not lionest.
Derore noon, for 1 work in a chop- , she is stealing from herself and from
house, nnd 1 didn't get to see who the the world talents given her to use to
man wns tiuit the coat belonged to. the highest advantuge. She is not an
The next morning 1 went into the 11- ideal fraternity girl "because she Is
of
by
nnv American girl nf her years.
:"bmittc(l here tn tlie most cruolnl
"i"- the little lndv's success was so
nfonniinood and brilliant as to not
"niv hrlncr encores from the audience
"' nlso the most slirnlflennt signs of
""nrovnl from the mature artists com
l'nir the orchestra, and fully vlndl-
ItETlUINti ALLOWANCES.
At the meeting of the president and
fellows of Harvard College held yes
terday morning, a system of retiring
allowances for professors was estab
lished, to go into effect September 1,
1800. All men who have served us
professors or ns assistant professors
for twenty years and nre themselves
over 00 years old are eligible for one
of these allowances. Such men, after
retirement, will be allowed one-third
of their last salary for twenty years
of service, and one-sixtieth of their
lust salary for each additional year of
service, provided that the retiring al
lowance shall in no case exceed two
thirds of their last salary.
The cencral idea of this new sys
tem is the same as that which the
Corporation in 1880 proposed as
ground for endowments. In answer
to t'lieir appeal three principal gifts
were received, besides ninny smaller
gifts. The first of these was $500. The
second, consisting of $20,000, was the
gift of Sydney Bartlett, who was for
inanj years leader of the Boston Bar.
A few years Inter the endowment was
anonymously increased by $200,000. At
the end of this yenr the sum will have
reached $H40,000. Harvard is the first
Institution In the country to inaugu
rate such a system of retiring allow
ances. Hurvord Crimson.
ATHLETIC HOARD MEETS.
"The regular meeting of the athletic
board was held last Monduy evening.
The deadlock for football manager,
which hns lusted for two months, was
broken. The place wns given to A. S.
I'earse. '00. There were two enimi
dnlos for assistant football manager,
If. A. Tukey and B. D. Andreson. The
latter was elected. The board then
elected X. A. Johnson nsslBtfliit. bnse
ball manager nnd chose C. -A. Williams
to represent the university at the
mooting of the Western Tntercollegi
nte Association.
The Chicago University is the only
law educational Institution In Mie
United' State that has no college col-
ors.
.
OUB EXCHANGE LIST.
Tlie following is u purtiul list
Ncbraskau exchanges:
DailyiU. of M., Ann Arbor; Cor
nell Sun; Yale News; Wisconsin Cardi
nal; Palo Alto, of behind' Stand ford;
Hurvnrd Crimson.
Tri-Wcekly: Vidctte-Beporter, Uni
versity of town.
Weekly: Amherst Student; AVilliums
Weekly; The Triangle, University of
New York; Harvard Bulletin;The Uni
versity Chronicle, University of Utah;
Ariel, Uuheristy of -MTnnesotn; The
Index, Pacific Unlvcristy; '1 ac Col-
lecv of Charleston Magazine; The
Echo, High School New Whatcom,
Washington; the Spectrum, North Da
kota Agricultural College; Central
Collegian, Central College, Fayette,
Missouri; High School Register, Oma
hn; The Kuimin, University of Mon
tana; The Nebraska Weslcyan; The
Knox Student, Gulesburg, 111.; Uni
versity of Tennessee Record; The
Hespcrion, University of Nebraska;
McGill Outlook.Montreul; Kansas Uni
versity Weekly, Lawrence, Kan.; The
lluchfellte, Buchtel College, Akron,
Ohio; Hustings Collegian, Hastings,
Neb.; The Evergreen, Agricultural
College nnd School ofScleneoPullmnn,
Washington; The Delta, Missouri Val
ley College, Marshall, Missouri; The
Integral, Case School of Applied Sci
ence, Clevelnnd, Ohio; The Weslcyan
Argus, Bloomington, Illinois; The
Northwestern, Evnnston, Illinois; The
Adclbert, Clevelnnd. Ohio; The Nnz
arone. Kalamazoo, MiChignn; S. U. T.
Quill Iowa City; Gates index. Xoligh.
Nebraska; Purple and Gold, Univer
sity of Omnha; The E. T. II. S. Rec
ord. Evnnston. Illinois; Cloverlenf,
Kontuckv University, Lexington, Ken
tucky; College Topics, University of
Virginia; Pnclflc Wave, University of
Washington: The Sage-Green and' Sil
ver. University of Arizona.
Monthly The Tnteroolleginn, Now
York City; The Western College Mag.
nziivc. Kansas City: William Jewell
Student. Liberty, Missouri.
TtTC.nT OR WRONG?
"I've just hud another," said Collins
gloomily, us he cuine Into the room.
"Another what?" 1 Inquired.
"Another odd experience. ... seems
to be my fate in life to have strange
things happen to me, or have some
body tell some crazy story that keeps
me worried."
By this time my room mate had di
vested himself of his outdoor winter
weuring apparel, had jerked himself
into a smoking jacket and was filling
a briar pipe from n tin box on the
study table. After he had finished
that pleasant occupation nnd had tak
en a few fragrant whiffs from the pipe
I ventured to remark:
M lll l - ! J.J.W..V... ..wii .
"Not much." Then lie moved over
to his favorite chair and sat down. "I
guess I'll tell you," ho snid. "It wns
odd; it was good; 1 enjoyed It, so I'll
tell you nnd let you enjoy it too.
"I wna sitting at one of the tables
in the university library when T felt
someone tap me on the Shoulder. I
turned nround nnd saw a seedy-looking
fellow, carrying a swell mackin
tosh over his nrm. Ills voice sounded
ns though he had n bad cold when he
asked if T would come out in the hall
and speak to him a moment. Of course
T went out Into the hall. We sat down
brary and the coat was a hangln' over
a chair, the same us the day before,
but, there wasn't nobody slttlu.' In the
chair. It went on that way day after
dny, but nobody ever sat in the chair,
and 1 never could find out who the
'mack' belonged to. Then I 'begins to
got inquisitive. T watched the coat
like a hawk, but no one ever came, to
get II.
"Finally 1 decided that the coat be
longed to somebody who had left
school and hud for got to take his
coat witli him. I thought of ashing
the librarian if the coat belonged to
anybody, but 1 didn't like to do that,
because I hud almost decided to steal
it, and 1 knew that if 1 made any In
quiries about it that he would' know
that It didn't 'belong" 'to me.
"One night I said to myself, I'll
just, sit by that coat until the library
closes and if no one conies for the
cont, I'll know that it is lost and then
1 will take it. vSo I sat down hy the
coat and waited, and waited. I nev
er knew time to go so slow. 1 couldn't
stduy. 1 couldn't do anything but sit
side of that coat and think how nice
and warm I would bo if I only hud It.
It ought to belong to me. 1 didn't
have no coat, nor any money to get
one, nnd if the person that this cont
belonged to didn't care enough about
it to tuke en re of it, somebody that
needed it ought to take care of It for
him. I needed it, nnd why shouldn't
I take it? Of course he had left
.school, if he hadn't why should he
leave his coat loyln' around so much'?
Why was it always on this chair? Why
did luHindy ever wear it? Why did he
leave it there
I got so nervous that I couldn't sit
still nny longer, so I got up nnd wnlk
od into the stack room. While I wns
in there I heard the librarian ring for
the llbrnry to close. 1 hurried back
into the other room nnd wont over to
the coat. It was gone. It was gone.
Then I knew thut it did really belong
to somebody in school. nnd I felt
good that I had n'ot stolon it, lie
cause If 1 had It would have got me
intd trouble. I felt pretty blue
though, just as you would feel if you
hud imido up your mind to buy some
thing, and somebody came ami got it
before you did, and there wnsn t un
otlier like it to lie hud.
"I started home. When I got out
onto the library steps I found thut the
weather had changed. Oh, but it wns
cold, the wind was In the north nnd
howled around the corner of the
building like the cayotois at home.
I hated to step out In it, 'cause my
clothes awful thin, mid I have a long
way to go. I almost cried 'because I
didn't have nny coat.
"J never had such ugly thoughts go
through my head before. I can see
now how people get to be thieves.nnd
commit murders, and do all such aw
ful things. Then I remem'bered thnt
T really had no right to the coat If it
belonged to another, and decided that
T wouldn't think nbout the cont ony-more.
"1 didn't go to the llbrnry for sev
eral days, nnd wns beginning to for
get about the cont, when one dny I
heard two young fellers talking, one
of them lniiL'hcd and snid, 'I'll bet
somebody wns.good nnd hot the other
night, f came up here the other even
ing with out nny overcoat, and "while
T was hero the weather ehnngod, nnd
it got colder than blue blazes. T saw
a swell mackintosh hanging over a
eh nh in the library, so when Ihe fel
low thnt was sitting next to It got up
and went Into the stack room, T
not nn ideal woman.
Tlie other quality necessary for the
Ideal womanhood which the fraternity
girl should take as her goal Is that
'love for others, that unselfishness
which we nil recognize ns the most
beautiful quality in any human being.
Herein lies the essence of fraternity
life. We hnve nil felt nt times, how
pleasant It is to know that one of our
I fraternity sisters will be ready to help
ns out oi some niincuiiy, even ni me
cost of n little trouble to herself. Let
us extend this readiness to serve oth
ers to those outside our own mystic
circle, and we will become truer fra
ternity girls n3 we become truer wo
men. '
CORNELL'S FOOTIU'LL QAPTATg.
For the third time this year the
Cornell foot ball team has been forced
to choose u new enptnin for the com
ing season. Owing to the fact that
the Cornell Athletic Council would not
ratify the election of E. R. Sweetland
becnusos of various charges of pro
fessionnllsm which hnve been brought
ngnlnst him, R. D. Stnrbuck, 1000, hns
been elected to the captaincy of the
team. Mr. Stnrbuck, who played full
back on the team Inst full, is 21 years
old. weighs L80 pounds and is 5 feet
11 1-2 Inches tall.
FACTS ABOUT THE ORGAN.
The Exposition Organ, lately
bought 'by the ulumnl, is a. thoroughly
constructed Instrument, well adapted
to ithe needs of the University, with
tone qualities covering nearly all the
Instruments of the modern orchestra,
In volume of tone sufficient to sus
tain n large chorus nnd ample for mv
auditorium seating three thousand
persons, yet no constructed that it
may be effectively handled' In, the pres
ent ciui'pcl.
It Is built of solid' white oak, with
hand curved pillars, and tusteifuliy decorated-
speaking pipes in the front.
It hns three manuals witli forty-one
stops and pedal movement of Fort ami
Piano combinations to both swell and
grout manuals, and balanced swell
pedal.
Its dimeslons are twenty-nine feet
in height, 10 left in depth, and' 27 feet
In width, nnd contains 2,2.pr pipes.
Tlie manufacturer, Mr. M. P. Moel
lor, of llagerstown, Maryland, .lias
been in the business for twenty years,
and Is u master in the art of orgun
bullding. He hus thus far placed in
struments largely in the eust and
south, but is rapidly increasing' his
territory ns will be seen by the fact
that he has recently pluced instru
ments iiv Ohio, Texas, Kansas, Indi
ana, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illi
nois, and Colorado.
The manufacturer has the reputa
tion of building orgnns uponi honor,
nml he has undoubtedly exhibited1 in
this, his In test production, the full
results of many years of experience
and' skill.
The Alumni .Association hns seized
n inngnificent organ at a price far be
low the cost to manufacture, the 'pos
session of which will 'bo of great ben
efit to the University from the utlli
tarian as well ns the nrt standpoint.
(Continued on Piwo 4)
Hismnrck once said that "one-third
of the students of German universities
d'es'troy themselves by dissipation,
one-third wenr themselves out by over,
work, nnd the rest govern Europe."
Suicide Is another name for murder
which society or some other Influence
commits by proxy.