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THE : HESPERIAN
rVu Military lciiutmcnt.
CH AN CKU.OK SPKAKS TO CADKTS.
After chapel exercises Monday, tho Chan
cellor announced that he desired to have all
members of the University regiment meet him
in the armory. Within ton minutes the arm
ory -was filled with cadets and students inter
ested in the war as they anticipated upon
what the remarks of the Chancellor would be.
The Chancellor said he had word from Gov.
Holcomb stating that, at least one company
from tho University would be accepted. At.
this point there was a great outburst of ap
plause. Ho said there was a possibility of
having two companies. The Chancellor num
erated some of the conditions for enlistment,
one of which was that a student must be
twenty-one years of age. He said ho hoped
the company would be ma lo up of graduates
and those who could leave with the least dif
ficulty. The Chancellor said if any seniors went to
war, their case in regard to graduation would
be looked after individually by the faculty
and board of regents. He intimated that
they would all get their degrees if they were
called to duty by the government.. The case
of lower undergraduates would not be con
sidered as they would have plenty of time to
make up what work they would miss the rest
of the year. The Chancellor urged that only
those enlist who felt it their duty to do so, as
they were engaging in a conflict which no
doubt .would mean death lo some of them.
The Chancellor closed by stating he hoped all
students would bo faithful to their duty in
the University the rest of the year.
Lieut. Stotsenberg was called for and told
tho boys what war meant. He said that it
was an easy matter to enlist but a very diffi
cult one to get out when once in. He urged
that no one should enlist until he considered
the matter carefully and then was sure he
could endure the hardships which the Com
mandant considered very great. He said that
only those men would bo taken who had re
ceived military instruction and had a good
standing in the military department. Dean
Sherman was called for but he made only a
Company A. partook of the hospitality of
Capt. Charley True on Tuesday night. Roscoe
Pound, Dick Reed and Harry Onry, old cap
tains of Co. A were present and spoko briefly,
of the company in the past and what is ex
pected of it in the future. The present offi
cers of the company also spoke, urging the
men to work together for first place in com
petitive drill. While refreshments wore
served,Roscoe Pound entertained tho company
with stories of old time univei'sity life.
Mr. Bert McConnell has gone to Superior
to join tho national guards. Ho has received
a first sorgeancy.
Edgar Banghart, first lieutenant, has had
charge of Company E this week, Capt.
Rhoady having been called to his post as first
sergeant of Nebraska City company of
Vnicm ooiety Jpeolnl lrogjpr'a.m.
Last Friday evening in Union Hall the.
Union Society gave a special program in two
parts. Tho hall was crowded.
The first part of the program consisted of
literary and musical numbers. Mr. C. E.
Williams gave a recitation, "Socery Setting a
Hen' and Miss Blanche Mickey read a story,
"Sallie's Beaux," which were both very good.
Tho music of the evening was excellent.
Miss Parker gave a piano solo which wan
much appreciated and showed great skill on
tho part of the musician. The vocal solo by
Miss Annette Abbott was very pretty and all
were pleased with the sweetness of her voice.
The piano duet by Mrs. Maud Chapman and
Miss Anna Anderson was also very pleasing
to the audience and the players exhibited
much skill. The vocal solo by Mr. E. A.
Boostrom was good. He has a good voice
and sings with much expression.
Tho second part of the program was the
farce, "Hans von Smash." Hans was the
principal character which was taken by Mr.
Mum ford. He made an excellent Dutchman
and he kept the audience la'ughing most of
the time. Miss Anna Anderson played the
part of the irish maid, Katie and she also
afforded much amusement. The other char
acters were Batch, by E. A. Rose; Dasher
by C. E. Williams; Mary Batch, Blanche
Mills; Susie Batch, MableDampster; Pretty
man, F. VanValin.
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