The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899, October 01, 1897, Page 4, Image 4
TIIK : IlKSPUKIAN I A(hlcli'K. Couch Robinson lias arrived and tlu; boys arc well started in their training. The Coach lias been visiting Harvard, Yale and other places where football is indeed a science and he brings to Nebraska all of the latest and best tactics. This means a great deal. It means the combination of the sturdy brawn and muscle of the West with the science and skill of the East. There is no reason why the western teams should be inferior to the eastern teams except for scientific training and long experience. Nebraska has some good men to choose from this year. Shedd. Wiggins, Pearse. Benedict. Hansen and Tur ner are here. Mel ford is expected back soon. There were twenty-one men out to practice Tuesday evening and all entered into the work as though a good sized bruise were a badge of honor. While we say that the football outlook is promising, we do not say that the sturdy sons of Nebraska have a walk-awav. If the sear let and cream is to wave triumphantly over the Inter-State League, our boys must work. Iowa, Kansas and Missouri are training hard and steady, and each feels confident of victory. The entire student body is behind them. Every student should encnurag Manager Oury in his efforts to put football on a busi ness basis. You can help do this by buying a season ticket which will cost but !.."( and entitles you to see six games. Everyone has something good to say about Dr. Hastings, the new physical director. He considers it as much his duty to "get out with lhe boys,'' and to encourage and to help train the team, as to conduct indoor classes in physical training. His presence lias done much in tlu way of getting the men down to hard work early in the season. Heretofore it has been a failing of Nebraska that she would not begin practice until the last hour. Nebraska is also to have a track team this year. Hitherto athletic energy has been to a great extent, concentrated in football and baseball. We have some men iu other branches f athletics who will make records for the University if they only have the training and attention. The sophomores and the freshmen have arranged for a track meet on October loth. This is mainly for the pur pose of getting out the new men. We have lots of fellows in the University who would make splendid athletes. They could be an honor to the school and be honored by it. Doane has written to the association asking for a track meet. If this is arranged the Freshmen-Sophomore meet may not come oil'. Doane has already been training three weeks and will no doubt furnish some warm sport for the University bovs. The Athletic Assn. is culled to meet in the Chapel tomorrow at i):00 a. in. The legality of last Saturday's election will be considered. Should the election b.' held own it is gener ally believed that a "straight barbarian" ticket will be nominated bv the society men. (iiiard Pears received a scwiv injury Tues day evening. A new tackle was being tried and Pearse received a blow which rendered him unconscious for some time. Buy your stationary at the Co-operative Book Store. Miss Neta Bunting is visiting her Univer sity friends this week. A. W. Wchn, a new student from Beatrice, is employed us cornet ist at St. Paul's M. E. church. Will Hay ward Law U.H, has agiiu entered the University and will try for a place on the football team. A. L. Shearrcr, a form r stttibnt. has re turned to the University after spending two years among the mountains of Colorado. S. W. Pinkerton and C. L. Spencer have severed their connection with the co-op, J., F. Boomer and Joe Horn have taken their places. (ieo. Kindlcr. president of the senior class, returned to the University Saturday, after having spent his vacation playing ball with the Topcka team iu the Kansas state league and the West Point. Neb. team. It appears that it will be very diHioult for anyone to escape drill this year. A list of all those who have not registered for drill has been posted (n the bulletin board ami they are requested to go to the armory and do so at once.