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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA.
Vol. XX .
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, NOVEMBER 26. 1896.
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BOARD OF EDITORS
ION AS U. 1.IKN
I A SxROENT
E A MOORE
0. T. REEDY
W. 6. KINTON
JOSEPH F. BOOMER .
Editor iv. Chief
... Pnlladiiin Society
i res. Miss Flora Bullock Sec. Mr. John Boosk
'..! P. Cameron Spp Miss Anna Anderson
u,.r ,, ,, . Dolbn Society
,et () ll Allen See. Harriet Packakd
The composition of tho next legislature,
of which the University expects to ask
some favors, is as follows:
Senate Fusion, 25. Republican, 8,
House Fusion, 68. Republican, 82.
li the senate there will be thirteen
farmers, six lawyers, four physicians,
three merchants and two editors. The
house will contain seventy-four farmers,
oloven merchants, iive lawvers and two
We're Still Playing.
Our sister Wesleyan, not being thor
oughly satisfied with her first drubbing
.had a short interview with Captain
Thorpe and his boys again last Monday
afternoon at M street park.- Wesleyan
had been under the impression that she
might surprise us, and she did, but to
our own satisfaction. The small number
of "rooters" that accompanied them to
the field showed plainly their lack of
confidence. They could hardly have
been expected to play heavy ball how
ever with their coach and three or four
of their best men gone. The game was
called at 3:10 p. m. aud two minutes
later Packard having carried the ball
three times placed it easily behind the
Wesleyan goal. This kind of work was
kept up through the-first half in particu
lar, tho Uni. making four touch downs
and three goals. There was some good
bucking done by our team and also fair
defensivo work'. Wesleyan did not take
the ball from us once on downs.
In the second half Wesleyan steadied
down on the defensive and kept us from
running up the score although our boys
did not exert themselves very much.
Once Wesleyan scared us. They made
about 25 yards by straight bucks aud
some criss-cross work, but when near our
goal lost on downs. They never got
closer, than ten yards.
They were afraid to kick being so
weak on defensive while Oowgill, who
captained for the state instead of Thorpe
kicked even when it was not necessary.
Wesleyan has a plucky team and with
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