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MILITARY.. ' V.
The pleasant -weather of last week
permitted the cadet battalion to drill
on the campus again, after several
weeks in the armory.
The time is approacalBg whem the
captains of the several companies will
be giving special drill exercises in
preparation for the annual competi
tive drill which will be held in May.
The indoor pentathlon which was
tc have been held on March 10, has
been postponed until March 17. The
cause of postponement was lack of
practice of the events owing to the
gymnasium being occupied by the
Buttermakers also the society basket
ball games, Delian vs. Palladian ana
Union, which will be played in the
gymnasium March 10. The five
events for the indoor pentathlon are
running high Jcmp, pole vault, shot
put, three standing broad jumps, and
quarter-mile potato race. During the
Buttermakers convention while the
gymnasium classes were suspended
Miss Alberta Spurk gave strength
tests to the girls on the universal
dynomameter. Several of the oasket
ball girls tried to embarass the physi
cal training department by following
Tyson's example and breaking the
machinery but were not successful.
The 5 o'clock athletic class has been
placed in the hands of W. E. Allen
who has taken out all men except as
pirants for the track team. This class
will be for track men only and will be
given special work in that line.
Ernest E. Hastings, brother of Dr.
W. TV. Hastings of the university, who
has been assisting in the physica1
training department, has Teceived a
call to take charge of elementary gym
nastics at the Harvard summer school.
M. P. Pillsbury, who now is teach
ing school at Adams, Nebraska is
training a track team for the inter
scholastic meet to be held on the
university campus in May. Mr. Pills
bury is well known among the -university
people having been a student un
til this year. He holds several
records made in track and general ath
letic work, having won first place in
ur Special Rates ...
which we are making to Students still continue. .
During this week we will make a big reduc
tion to all University Students and Professors.
FRATERNITY GROUPS A SPECIALTY. . .
Our Work in this line is Unexcelled.
132 South Twelfth Street.
dience -was thri.led vxith the music
that the master-hand of Mr. Eddy
brought out from its depths. Director
Kimball of the school of music -who
had the affair in hand says that the
Eddy concert was only one of a series
that he hopes to have arranged for
this spring and next fall. The pro
gram xras as follows:
1. Concert Overture, William Wol
stenholme, (In manuscript, and dedi
cated to Clarence Eddy.); 2. (a) Pas
torale in G, Paul Wachs, (b) Burlesca
E Melodia, Ralph L. Baldwin; 3. Fifth
Sonata, Op. 80, Alex. Guilmant, I.
Allegro Appassionato, II. Adagio, III.
Scherzo. IV. Recitativo, V. Choral et
Fuge, (Dedicated to Clarence Eddy.);
4. (a) Ave Maria, (b) Scherzo in G
Minor. M. Enrico Bossi: 5. (a) In
Paradisum, (b) Fiat Lnx ("Let There
e Light"), Th. Dubois; 6. Prelude,
s. Rachmaninoff, (Arranged by Dr.
Charles W. Pearce) ; 7. Romance in D
flat, E. H. Lemare; S. Toccata in E
Op. 1-, Homer N. BarUeti.
Colorado lias the highest peak in the
United States. It is Blanca Peak.
14,898 feet above sea level.
It is estimated that at least 4,000
American school teachers will attend
the Paris exposition.
Of the food plants now In nse only
both indoor and outdoor pentathlons pumplcins and a few grapes, plums and
last 3'ear. He also made a good show- berries were originally found in the
ing at foot-ball and basket-ball being ' soil,
on the teams each year while he was ' Drummer "Tommy" Rowe, whose
in school. The university will wish
Mr. PfllBbury as good success with his
team as he liad himself while in
THE COLLEGE WORLD.
One hundred and five men began
work last week -for the Harvard track
team. The dual meet with Yale will
be held during 1irst week of May.
Harvard has ten candidates in ac
tive training for the relay swimming
team which will represent her against
Yale, Prlrxeton, and Pennsylvania at
the sportsman's show next week.
Since its recent re-arrangement, the
trophy room at Harvard contains me
hundred and thirty-five photographs,
eighty-five banners, and two hundred
and live hase-balls, besides numerous
other athletic trophies.
The inter-collegiate chess team
which pluys in the international cbesB
Lournameut agaiuBt oxford and Cam
bridge, will he composed of six men.
Harvard and -Columbia will be repre
sented 'by two each. Yale by one, and
the sixth will be chosen by a compet
itive contest between representatives
of Princeton and Harvard.
On Monday evening February 20,
tAr. 'Clarence Eddy the noted organist
opened the new alumni vorgan hy a
grand concert'ln Grant Meiuoriul ball.
This was tthe first time since its re
movul from the Trans-Mississippi au
ditorium thut the big instrument Ijub
been heard in concert und a large au-
height is 4 feet 7 inches, is said to
be the shortest man in the British
In 1850 there were 71,000 tons of ,
steel made in the whole world. In
18B8 the United States alone made 9,
Oats, barley and rye originated in
the wild forms along the Mediterran
ean. The first noted species of wheat
were brought from Persia.
While a dozen -vegetables form the
limit or rariety on the average table,
the earth is growing hundreds -of kinds
that are nutritious, delicious and easy
A bird's eye -view of the sanitary
situation in 'Europe shows that it Is
the damp, chill, .cloudy north which
is healthy, and the tiryf warm, sunny
south that Is unhealthy.
A single wild tribe of western In
dians is using 41 kinds of vegetables
which are absolutely unknown even to
the -chef who draws a salary as large
as a United States senator.
Mrs. 7i. Given and Mm. N. C. Mig
hell, of Piano, 111., are thought to be
the oldest living twins in the United
States. Within a few montbB they will
celebrate their B6th birthday.
i Farmers In nearly every noribwest
I em state are planting nut trees along
with their peaches end pears, and are
utilizing the hillsides, where nothing
lse will grow, tor nut orchards.
Cats are greatly -venerated in Per
sia. The feline friends of the Shah
number SO, each having Its own attend
ant and a special room tor msals.
"When the Shah jjceo on a Journey the
cats go, too, hclag carried by ram on
cbool of Ibuetc
Opposite the (Eampus.
Students contemplating the study of Music, and those J
who have friends desirous of information concerning; the "
advantages offered, are cordially invited to visit the T
School and obtain an Illustrated Catalogue. J
-& YOU CAN ENTER AT ANY TIME.
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CITY TJCJCET OFFICE:
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The Tuluc; Bo XJked.
From Judge. My western Iriend, the
colonel, liuvJug een tbe Jllumlniited !
portion of New York, and done lull
liomuge to the liquid delight of Broad
way, proponed to ee Central Park. Af
ter an unqualified approval of McGow
jnB pauu tavern and the caBino ne
wandered about, gazing ait ihe collec
tion vl efflgiea -which mar the land
scape and listening In a bored fashion
to my halting explanations; hut when
we liove in night .of the memorial to a
great South American liberator hU
eyeuyJnlb!y lightened nnd he viewed
the rompant group -with wide-opened
mouth. "And Ibat," uaid 1, "to the
statue of "Bolivar tbe Venezuelan."
"So?" "he replied, "itampln' line horse,
that. "Who in Umndur'a the Jockey?"
Mnperheuted Wtt,imr uo a y&uUrt) Vomer.
"While one roup of Inventors is at
work vn liquid air as a xuotJve power,
with a temperature enormously helow
zero, another makes a claim of re
markable merits for u superheated
water in light and heavy transporta
tion. The water J heated in upright
steel tubes to ISO degrees above the
temperature of si earn In a locomotive.
Queer That corn crows in xcre axifl
achers grow in coras.
Pachyderm 3n tbe human family,
-frequently called an ass.
Paradox That the root ot tbe word
mammoth vOttUMlart), should be found
in ihe lowly mole.
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