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'91- At last the Imehclois ol 'gl have begunto drop by the
wayside. Till'. Hesperian extends us hearty congratulations
and good wishes to Guy Thurbcr and Miss Isabella Johnson
who on January 14, entered the bond o( matrimony at Hrnu
'90 A. F. Woods made a Hying trip in Dixon county,
Nebraska, on the 19th inst., to lecture before a farmers' insti
tute on the subject of "Parasitic Diseases of Plants."
The alumni should not fnigct that the junior annual will
be of jjieat interest to them. Send in your subscriptions now.
A. 15. Pcrrin, '92, at present teaching north of Wavcrly,
will be back to take up work during the spiing term.
'88 Frank Kramer, claim .agent for the Jt. M: M. R, R.,
called at Nebraska Hall on the 22nd inst.
'89 Rev. 1). D. Fprsythc, was at the university one day
last week looking up old acquaintances.
P. L. Hibbard, '92, will return from the South, Match 1,
to finish up his course at the univcisity.
'91 --James V. McCrosky has been appointed electrician
for the balance of the year.
I. C. Gambie, '89, is now working for the Wulcott hard
ware firm of Lincoln.
'90 E. R. Holmes, and Ed Gillespie, aie seen in the
Percy Walters is doing well at photography, in Lincoln.
Charlie Goodcll, '93, was in the city recently.
Intor-fctuto Knot Itiltl.
Jiclow we print in full the constitution of the inter-State
Foot Hall Association recently organized at Kansas City.
The name of this association sha'.l be the Western Inter
state University Foot Hall Association.
.Section 1. Tliis association shall consist of the follow
ing universities: Kansas State University, located at Law
rence; Nebraska State University, located at Lincoln; Iowa
State University, located at Iowa City, and Missouri State
Univeisity, located at Columbia,
Six. 2. No university shall be admitted to this associa
tion except by unanimous vote of all the universities in this
Sl'.C. 3. Tlie annual assessment shall be ten dollais ($10),
for the purpose of put chasing a trophy to be presented to the
winner of the championship scries.
Sue. 4. There shall also be ai annual assessment to
cover the cxpunses of the referees and umpires.
Sue. 5. Any university failing to pay its annual assess
ment on or before the December meeting of each year shall
forfeit its membership in this association.
k ARTICI.K III.
Suction, i. The officers of this assuciatiott'shall he pres
ident, vice-piesidenl, secretary, and treasurer. The offices
shall be in rotation (i. e. the university having the presi
dency in '92 lakes the treasurcrship in '93), giving each uni
versity the presidency once in four years.
Sue. 2. These' officers shall constitute an executive com
mittee and an advisory committee and shall have power to
appoint all sub-committees, the corps of referees and umpires
and conduct any and all business which may come belorc the
Sue. 3. There .shall be two regular meetings of tiis asso
ciation each year, the first to be held the first Saturday in
October, at which time the schedule shall bearranged, the
corps of referees and umpiies appointed. The second meet
ing during the holiday week, at which time they shall receive
and act upon 1 eporl of arbitrating committee and reports of
all standing committees, award championship and complete
all businest of that year.
Six. 4. There shall be a committee of one appointed by
the executive committee who shall neither be a member or
an alumnus of any university in the association. This officer
shall be called n traveling secretary and shall act as an arbi
trating committee to adjust and settle all disputes which may
Six. 5. The decisions of this committee of one. shall be
subject to the approval or 1 ejection or change, in whole or in
part, by the executive committee.
Six. 0. This traveling secretary shall make all arrange'
ments in regard to transportation and hotel accomodations
except when playing on home grounds, then the home .team
shall make hotel arrangements.
Skc. 7. Each university shall be entitled to one vote and
one delegate in the association. The expenses of the execu
tive committee shall be paid by the association.
Skc. 8. Three membeis of the executive committee
shall constitute a quorum. Any university may be repre
sented by a written proxy.
Suction i. The series shall consist of one game with
each of the univcrsitcs of the association, to be played as
Skc. 2. The championship shall be decided by the
greatest number of games won, and in case of a tic it shall be
decided by a game on neutral ground on a date to he agreed
upon by the managers of the two teams ticing. In case ol a
tic game the team losing the fewest number of games shall be
declared the winner.
Skction 1. In all championship games played on neu
tral ground the net receipts shall be equally divided. In
case receipts fa I to meet expensss, the loss shall be equally
divided between the competing colleges. In all champion
ship games played on home grounds the home team pays' all
expenses of visitim; tci.m and takes all receipts,
Si'.c. 2. Lawrence, Lincoln, Iowa City, and Columbia
shall be considered home grounds of the respective teams.
Any team failing to meet its engagement shall, unless
failure be caused by unavoidable accident in ttavcling or by
postponement with the consent in writing of the other team,
forfeit that game and membership in the association,
Each .team shall be allowed expenses en route and hotel
accommodations in the city for thirty-six 36) hours, if neces
sary, lor seventeen men.
No referee or umpire shall be a student or alumnus of
cither of the contesting colleges.
No man shall play in this Associaion for more than live
No professional athlete sljall take part in any contest of
this Association, nor shall any- player of any 'University bo
paid or receive, directly or financial concession qr cmolum -in
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