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The Gateway Annual University of Omaha Volume XI, 1923 eg Foreword IT is the sincere hope of the Annual Gateway Staff that this publication may satisfy all your present demands and future expediations and increase in value year by year, as a source of pleasant recollections of the University of Omaha. f We hope this book has repre- sented each and every student ot the school and every activity in an impartial and satisfactory manner, commanding an ever- lasting spirit of devotion to the U. of O. 9§, Table of Contents FOrcWOlQ - - Papp Two ' ' Page Five Annual Staff VllllLlcli OLd.iI Page Six - ' ' Pacp Ninp ' Papp Twpnl " v-nnp Juniors rage 1 hirty-three Undergraduates Page Forty-one Athletics Page Forty-five Greeks Page Fifty-nine Organizations Page Seventy-seven Music Page Ninety-three Assembly Page Ninety-eight Gala Day Page Ninety-nine Dramatics Page One Hundred-nine Law Page One Hundred-thirteen Memories Page One Hundred-seventeen MAIN ENTRANCE Page Four 1 Dedication To DR. A. R JONAS; who sincerely and quietly strives to further the inter- ests of this institution; who has the hopes and dreams of the student body ever before him; who stands as a brilliant example of a life of service to the com- munity in which he lives; who inspires all with whom he comes in contact, this 1923 Gateway Annual is dedicated. ■ 1923 Annaul Staff EDITORIAL H. W. Fischer George C. Pardee Helen Van Cura Agnes Undeland Constance Perley Howard S. Anderson LuciLE Bliss Miriam Wesner Elmer J. Larson - Clara Pease Florence C. Jensen Laura Redgwick Catherine Beal Edythe Monson Gustave a. Stromberg Alice Pfeiffer Louis Growl G. N. Nielsen David C. Robel James Doty William Raab R. B. Vrohman Fletcher Slater John Kuhn Anne McConnell Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor Seniors Juniors Undergraduates Athletics Dramatics Organizations Art Administration Gala Day Snapshots Poetry Jokes Law BUSINESS Business Manager Advertising Manager Circulation Manager Pace Nine ■ The 1922-23 School Year Dr. D. E. Jenkins THE year now closing has brought its share of new problems and per- plexities; but it has also brought abundant reasons for renewed optim- ism in the contemplation of the steady and rapid growth of the Uni- versity. Owing to the transfer of a large group of " ex-service men " to various vocational schools, the total attendance for the year is slightly less than during last school year. Nevertheless, the attendance is thoroughly in- dicative of permanent and wholesome growth for the reason that it represents a more regular and homegeneous body of strictly college students. It is to that body of students who become regularly matriculated and who pursue courses with a view to graduation with a degree that we must look when we seek to estimate our stable progress. As appraised from this point of view, the attendance for the current year is a very distinct im- provement upon that of any previous year. This improvement is mainly due to the fact that the incoming Freshman class is much larger than that of any previous year. Not only was it larger in numbers, but it soon proved itself to be a most excellent class in its personnell, talent, and steady response to the ideals of the school. A fine spirit of enterprise and harmony has pervaded the student body during the year. Wholesome rivalry has had a place as between classes and various subsidiary social organizations, but it has been uniformly regulated by a disposition of fairness and goodwill. Special credit must be given to the Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A., not only for promoting their names and spiritual sentiments, which are so fundamental in a well-rounded personal development, but also for their effective influence in creating and sustaining that consciousness of common interests and that co-operation which is so vital to the general welfare of the institution. Unstinted praise is due the football and basketball teams for their magnificent pluck and perseverence in facing formidable hindrances and not- withstanding all, winning a number of enviable victories. Owing to the Pace Eleven ■ 1 splendid co-operation of the coach, the student manager, and the team itself, with the faculty ' s committee, very distinct progress has been made in fixing our standards and ideals in relation to inter-collegiate sports. It may be con- fidently stated that the year ' s record has put athletics at a premium in the esteem of those to whom we must look for those facilities which are requisite in the actualization of our hopes and dreams in the sphere of inter-collegiate athletics. The place of athletics in student life is rightly conceived only when sports are subsidized to the development of manliness and brawn is cultivated as an accessory to brain. In contemplating the aims of athletics, Edward A. Guests ' s lines are after all, quite " apropos " — ' " This I would like to be — braver and finer. Just a bit wiser because I am older, Just a bit kinder to those I may meet. Just a bit manlier taking defeat. This I would like to be — just a bit fairer, More of a smiler and less of a whiner. " Even in the briefest retrospect of t he year ' s happenings mention must be made of Mrs. Joslyn ' s generous offer of thirty thousand dollars toward a new building. It should quicken hope and courage and should challenge us all to our best efforts in bringing the University to its cherished goal of service and efficiency. Page Twelve ©be Trustees 1925 Judge Howard Kennedy M. B. Copeland John Bekins Hugh A. Meyers Mrs. Sarah H. Joslyn Mrs. C. Vincent Mrs. M. 0. Maul W. T. Graham Henry Kieser Robert Cowell A. W. Gordon A. B. Currie J. Davidson 1924 A. A. Lamoreaux D. E. Jenkins W. A. Gordon C. W. Black Dr. A. F. Jonas D. W. Morrow Dr. W. S. Gibbs A. N. Eaton Geo. H. Payne C. Vincent 1923 Dr. J. H. Vance George Rasmussen Paul W. Kuhns Dr. W. F. Callfas E. S. Jewell R. A. McEachron A. C. Thomsen W. S. Robertson Park Billings Dr. Palmer Findley George Platner Dr. S. McCIeneshan Executive Committee J. E. Davidson D. E. Jenkins Park Billings D. W. Merrow A. B. Currie W. T. Graham A. W. Gordon H. A. Myers John Bekins W. S. Robertson Robt. Cowell Page Thirteen DR. W. G. JAMES Dean Faculty Daniel E. Jenkins, M. A.. Ph. D.. D. D President and Professor of Logic and Philosophy W. Gilbert James, M. A., Ph. D Dean and Professor of English Literature and Expression Nell Ward, M. A Professor of Chemistry. Cuthhert and Lola Vincent Foundation Augusta Knight, B. A Professor of Fine Arts T. H. RiDGLEY, Ph. D Professor of Greek F. K. Krueger, Ph. D Professor of liie Political and Social Sciences, Joslyn Foundation Ellen Gavin, B. A Professor of Home Economics Lucille F. Kendall, B. A Registrar and Listructor in Accounting Dolores Zozaya, B. A Professor of French and Spanish Walter Judd, B. A Instructor in Biology Frankie B. Walter, M. A Professor of Psychology and Education Vahan H. Vartanian, M. A., D. D Professor of English Bible and Religious Education Wi lliam G. MacLean, B. a Professor of Business Administration Helen Clarke, B. A Listructor in Kindergarten and Primary Methods Grace Winters, R. A Professor of Biology Mrs. L. F. Johnson, B. A Listructor in English F. L. ScARBORO, B. Sc Professor of Physics and Mathematics John Kurtz, B. A Listructor in Mathematics Marguerite Carnal, B. A Listructor in French and Spanish Johanna Anderson, B. A Professor of Music Methods Albert Kuhn Instructor in German Mrs. M. C. Thomsen.. Instructor in Millinery Louise Jansen Wylie Instructor in Voice Arthur Cuscaden Instructor in Violin Corinne Paulson Instructor in Piano Albert Sand Instructor in Pipe Organ Ernest A. Adams Director of Men ' s Athletics Mrs. L. F. Johnson Director of Women ' s Athletics Assistants Ned Williams Chemistry LuciLE Bliss Chemistry Catherine Beal Chemistry Donald Head Chemistry Amy Surface English Merrill Russell English Herbert Fischer French Helen Vancura Mathematics Herbert Fischer Mathematics Marlowe Addy. . . . Elizabeth Barnes Library Eulah Garden Library Paul Madsen Physics Charles Madsen Physics Jane McConnell Art Clara Pease Spanish Gladys Baldwin Political Science Flora Jones Home Economics Mrs. Ella Urion Home Economics Psychology Special Lecturers Ella Thorngate Americanization Problems Esther Johnson Juvenile Court James A. Leavitt, D. D Treatment of Prisoners Wm. G. MacLean Secretary of the Faculty Lucille F. Kendall Registrar Page Fifteen ■ F. L. SCARBORO, B. SC. Physics, Mathematics NELL WARD, M. A. Chemistry HELEN CLARKE. B. A. Kindergarden and Primary Methods FRANKIE B. WATERS, M. A. Psychology, Education GRACE WINTERS, B. A. Biology Page Sixteen y . Pace Eighteen THE Student Council is a body of students, some of whom are elected by the student body and some of whom are appointed by the faculty, for the purpose of assisting the faculty in the government of the student body and the school activities. The Council has been unusually active this past yeai " , having conducted the elections of the editor and business managers of the Weekly Gateway and the Annual Gateway, and the election of the Gala Day chairman. They filled the position of editor of the Weekly Gateway upon the resignation of Carl Poppino. This body promises to become a leading factor in the life of the student body as the school con- tinues to grow. Page Twenty-one Evelyn Walton, Secrelnry-Treasurer Leonard Stromberg, President Class of ' 23 THE Class of ' 23, we may truthfully say, has been one of the best 2;raduating classes that has ever been turned out of the University of Omaha. It has ex- celled in all lines of school activity. Two of its members have been captains of athletic teams. Many of its members have been assistants in various subjects taught at the University of Omaha. They have assisted in English, Rhetoric, Psych- ology, Mathematics, and Gymnasium. The programs and entertainments staged by this class have always been great successes. The U. of 0. is truly sorry to see these good students leave its ranks, but hope that they will always be boosters for their alma mater in the future as they have been in the past. Pace Twenty-two ELMER .1. LARSON. B. A. Y. M. C. A. 1, 2. 3, 4; Business Manager An- nual 3; Glee Club 3; Treasurer Art Club 3; Sec- retary of Disabled Vets Class 3; President Coffee Club 3; President German Club 4; Staff Artist. Weekly Gateway 4: Publicity Chairman Y. Boost- ers 4; Staff Artist, Annual 4; Bible Assistant 4. " Papn " Larson has certainly made his mark at the U. of 0. as he will in the world in the years to come. CLYDE R. BENNETT, B. S. Editor-in-Chief Gateway 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Pan Hellenic Council 2; Dramatic Clui) 2; Labor- atory Assistant Vertebrate Anatomy. Zoology, Bi- ology; Alpha Sigma Lambda. What Clyde doesn ' t knoir about the psychology of medicine wouldnt cover a corner of a page. EVELYN WALTON. B. A. A peach of a cook; one of the most proficient of the home economics girls. JOHN KURTZ. B. A. The freshmen all adore his class. And work hard so they will pass. They pay most strict attention. Whenever " Trig " is mentioned. MARLOWE ADDY. B. A. Reporter, Freshman Class 1 ; Gala Day Central Committee 1; Bacucy 1, 2, 3; President 2; Y. W. C. A. Secretary 2 ; Vice President 3 ; Kindergarten Assistant 2; Psychology Assistant 2, 3; Gala Day Central Committee 4. Her kindness and her worth to spy You need but gaze on Marlowe ' s eye. Page Twenty-three FLORA A. JONES. B. A. Y. W. C. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Treasurer 2; Cabinet 3; Tennis Club 2. 3; Maid of Honor 3; Central Com- mittee 3; May Queen 4; Girls ' Glee Club 3. 4; President 3. 4; Sigma Chi Omichron. " Happy am I, from ' organic I ' m free, Why aretit they all content like me? " LEONARD MERRILL STROMBERG, B. A. Student Council 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3; Captain 3; President Y. Boosters 4; President Senior Class 4; Treasurer Glee Club 3. 4; Alpha Sigma Lambda. Anyone can be a bluffer, but it takes a mighty smart person to be one without letting anybody find it out. Leonard has had a habit of being president of everything. AMY SURFACE. B. A. Knoidedge is her aim. In something she ' ll receive her fame, Tho ' modest, sweet, and shy, She ' s always willing to try. HELEN VANCLIRA, B. A. Y. W. C. A. L 2. 3. 4; Treasurer 2; President 3; Vice President 4; Vice President Junior Class; Chairman Student Council 4; Gateway Staff 3; Glee Club 3.4; Business Manager 4; Annual Staff 4; Assistant Instructor, Gala Day Dances 2; Her- ald 4; Mathematics Instructor 4; Mathematics Assistant 3; Delta Sigma Phi. A hard worker, a real booster for the U. of 0., and a real friend. MILDRED J. BLIZZA, B. S. Dramatics 1. 2; Assistant in Physics. Zooltigy. and Vertebrate Anatomy ; Central Cdminittee Gala Day 2. One oj the fciv co-eds who uspires to be a physi- cian. A real scientist. CHESTER F. JOHNSON. B. S. Class President 2; President Y. M. C. A. 1; Gate- way Staff 1, 2; Managing Editor 2; Secretary- Treasurer of Dramatic Club 2 ; Chairman Central Committee Gala Day 2; Student Council 1; Bas- ketball 1, 2; Theta Phi Delta. For the two years that Chester was with us he certainly shoired his colors. We sure wish that he could have stayed with us the jull jour years. MRS. GERTRUDE MANN, B. A. .4ltho she is little known among us She ranks among the best of us. GRACE STILLWELL, B. A. One whom we all ivould like to meet. But in philosophy could not compete. B. J. RAINE.S. B. S. A man full of pep. who adores athletics. Page Twenty-five " ' ■ l !!! ! !! lij S (Q)- Premedics HARRY WILLIAMS Theta Phi Delta. A would-be doctor, phone. vho is a wizard on the saxo- CLARENCE P. HUNTER Basketball 1; Gateway Staff 2; Theta Phi Delta. ' ' Clare " has been a diligent student ivhile at the U. of 0. We are sorry to lose him. A whiz at Zoo. HAROLD B. DYE Alpha Sigma Lambda. The girls adore his pink cheeks. A smell looker and a sivell fellow as well as a good student. PAUL C. MADSEN Student Council 2.3; Gateway Annual Staff 3: Y. Boosters Club ]. 2. 3. 4; Physics Assistant 3; Alpha Sigma Lambda. Paul is a real LI. of 0. product, having spent most of his high school days here. .lAMES T. LEWIS Treasurer Bio Club 2; Football 1. 2; Booster Club 1. 2; Glee Club 1, 2; Librarian Glee Club 1, 2. In spite of his being a charter member of the " P. K. " Club he is a real fellow. He sure hits the line hard in football. Premedics NED WILLIAMS Assistant Editor, Annual 1; Secretary-Treasurer, Boys Tennis Cluio 1; Organic Chemistry Assist- ant 2; Phi Sigma Phi. Ned looks like a professional physician already ivith his little moustache. He ' s a shark at chem- istry. MIKE TEDESCO Another doctor. Mike is a hard worker and ive all hare faith in his industry. IRVIN FOLEY Bud is a shark at chem (sometimes) . A good foot- ball player. EDWIN WILLMARTH " Dapper Dan " is some football player! Yea, bo! ! Kindergarden Graduates MILDRED ROBERTS A day for toil, an hour for sport. But for such a friend, life is too short. Pace Twenty-seven Kindergarden Graduates IRENE WALL A deep thinker who puts thoughts into action. Her value grows ivith her acquaintance. WILHELMINA HIBBELER A student, a friend, an artist, too, Neat and timid, and always true. EUNICE KINGSTON All her pupils will adore her — kind and sweet. Her stories attract children and classmates alike. EUGENIA MANSELL U ith smile so bright and eyes that shine. You ' ll never find a girl so fine. HELEN SMALLDON To those who know her not. No words can paint. And those who know her. Know all words are faint. Page Twenty-eight Kindergarden Graduates GRETNA CHARLES BROOKINGS Expresses her oivii opinions. Believes in snrpiises. She is married. DOLORES PARTCH Her stories attract, children and classmates alihf particularly those of the opposite sex. HELEN MUXEN Always modest, wise, and kind. Peaceful, thoughtful, and resigned. A better artist is hard to find. LAURA MADSEN Whence is thy learning? Hath thy toil O ' er books consumed the midnight oil? VIRGINIA MORCOM you have a personality Along with originality You are sure to have success. Her attention is alert, alivays. Page Twenty-nine g Kindergarden Graduates HELEN ANDERSON Success as a kindergarden teacher no doubt. For her clever and difficult works were shown throushout. HELEN MANCUSO What is better than to love? Why, to be loved, of course. CAMILLA CHRISTENSON So sweet and kind a girl, is hard to find. ELLEN NORDSTROM Golden hair. Eyes of blue. The brightest girl yea ever knew. ALICE DAY Did you. see Alice in the Phi Delta ' s act Gala Day? You missed something. Pace Trirty Kindergarden Graduates DOROTHY SANDBERG ?y gcnlerl conducl and by kindly words is her cnllc nature revealed to us. MARGARET THOMPSON Margaret certainly did her bit on the Central Committee. HELEN McMARTIN Helen ought to be a journalist — she was the Gate- way ' s star reporter this last year. NORMA HOWE Norma will never receive a pension for teaching as long as Dave has anything to say about it. Home Economics Graduate GLADYS SURFACE Gladys knows home economics from A to Z — she ought to make a good housewife for somebody. C3 Page Tiiihty-one JOSLYN HALL Page Thirty-three Class of ' 24 WHEN, as Freshmen, the class of ' 24 entered the University, it was one of the largest classes in the University, and showed unusual executive ability in all school activities. Now, after three years, in spite of the fact that our numbers have decreased, we are still keeping to the standard that we set in the beginning. This year the Junior class has been well represented in every project which the University has set forth to accomplish. The Hare and Hound Chase given early in the year, and sponsored by the Juniors and Seniors, was a marked success. The event which gave much credit to the class was the Junior Prom. This was the first authorized dance ever given at the Uni- versity, and those who attended are able to testify as to the school spirit and enthusiasm that was shown. As we approach our long-desired position of Seniors, we hope that, as graduates, we will be able to show that the U. of 0. is steadily growing both in numbers and high scholarship, which should make Omaha proud of its own university. Pace Thirty-four ■ I PAUL C. MADSEN Paul is so fast that you can hardly see him dash through the halls. He is always busy and carries a ivinnina f.mile. ARCULUS HAWKINS One of the few who are blessed with a chronic and contagious cheerfulness. UNA F. McPEAK ' Tis seldom that we hear her speak. For publicity she does not seek, But when she speaks, ' tis something wise, For wisdom, one can ne ' er disguise. ENID COPELAND Conscientious and dependable. HELEN NEFF " To know her, is to love her. " Page Thirty-five EDYTHE MONSON A dramatist with great possibilities. With her talent and charming personality we predict great things for Edvthe. FONETA SETZ Ever happy, ever gay. Her kindergarten class will he all play. R. D. LEAVITT He comes to us from Nebraska [I., but he ' s a real U. of 0. Booster. . MADELINE JOHNSTON The j oiliest girl in the class. Have you ever seen Madeline without a smile? AGNES UNDELAND Never too industrious to enjoy a good time. Pace Thirty-si: ELEANOR MADGETT Little and siveet and loved by all. c HAROLD B. DYE Always busy, but always cheerjid. A whiz at zoology. DAVID C. ROBEL Versatility, combined with originality and initia- tive, have made Dave a great asset to the class and school. VEN FRANDO .Ven has been with us a short while, but we know him to be a regular fellow. Besides being a pub- lic speaker, he plays golf. KENNETH C. BAKER Ken is known by everybody. His keen sense of wit predominates bookstore conversations. Pace Thirty-seven ■ MARIE PELLIGRIN A charming personality with an irrrsistible sense of humor. Also a dramatist with unusual ability. MARIAN FISHER A good all-around girl. One who has helped to push the Junior Class ahead. CECIL PERKINS One of our loveliest, both in looks and character. DONALD HEAD A good all-around, felloiv. He has an appetite for chemistry, and is one of our best assistants. Pace Thirty-eiuht y M ■ RUTH ARLANDER IXuth knows irluit is north ichilf, and hoiv to get it. and in the getting mak s hosts of friends. MARGARET FALCONER She has her own ideas of ivhat should be And pretty good, they seerti to me. f RANK NECILIS silence is golden. Frank is a millionaire. EDITH TEMPLE A willing worker, ever anxious to please. DOROTHY E. WILLIAMS A diligent student and a capable teacher, ivhose pleasant smile and cheery disposition quickly won the hearts of all her tiny pupils. LILLIAN B. PIJLSIFER A neivcomer, who brings to the school a touch of that gentle Southern atmosphere. RUTH NICKUM Quiet, reserved, and dignified. Page Thirty-nine Page Forty Page Forty-one Merrill Russell, PreiifZenf Agnls Braig, Vice President Florence C. Jensen, Secretary Paul Konecky, Treasurer Class of ' 25 THE Class of ' 25, just finishing its second year in college, has made some real contributions to the school, and has furthered the activities of the U. of 0. as no other sophomore class has done. This class was the brains and executive that put across the second annual " sneak day, " and although the faculty " got wise " the affair was a grand success. The members of the class have " had a finger in the pie " in every school activity, and have been the pushers of everything at the U. of 0. Here ' s to the class of ' 25. Watch our dust. Pace Forty-two I y . Class of ' 26 THE Class of 1926 is differentiated from every previous freshman class in that it has been a little greener, and a little more foolish; as proved by an extremely wise expression worn by the male portion of it, and by a superabundance of giggle among its better half. It is also differentiated in its own estimation by the possession of a really gross amount of brains. This unusual brain power it evidenced inj several ways. Some of them have been in their various performances and projects, especially the " freshman chapel " at which they produced home talent rivaling all the great celebrities we have ever heard of, and probably some we have not. But the greatest testimony of their bril- liancy is that now they are no longer content to be freshmen, but have fully made up their aggregate minds to become a sophomore class as soon as an examination-giving, grade-affixing faculty will permit. — H. S. " Sneak Day " Page Forty-five Howard S. Anderson Ernest Adams Kenneth C. Baker Athletic Management ATHLETES who are attending the University of Omaha may grant that there are universities of larger enrollment and more extensive equipment, but none of them will concede to any university that it has a better coach than our own Ernie Adams. Ernie always stood as a persevering and conscientious exponent of clean athletics. He was ever willing to meet the players in both football and basket- ball more than half way, and the man who showed a willingness to work and learn received his chance regularly. The football season found the athletic manager of the preceding year, Kenneth C. Baker, again on the job. It was with much regret to all that the multiplicity of his other duties prevented him from managing the basketball team. At a meeting of the faculty athletic committee his successor was appointed in Howard S. Anderson, who at once took over the managerial reins and conducted matters in a manner pleas- ing and agreeable to all. A new note was struck in the athletic life of the University by the establishing of certain eligibility rules which will prevent a player from representing the Uni- versity in Athletics in the future except his scholastic standing is approved by the faculty. This is a big step toward standardized athletics, something hitherto unknown to the University of Omaha. Pace Fcrty-six ■ I Foot Ball Squad EDWIN WILMARTH The Captain! " Dan " was always playing and fighting his hardest for the team. A ivonderful punter. MERRILL RUSSELL He always did his best, conscientiously and perse- uereingly, for the team. FLETCHER SLATER A more earnest player never donned the moleskins. " Duke " played square football all the time. PAUL H. KONECKY The man who got around Kony ' s end was extreme- ly fortunate, and knew it. Pace Forty-eight Football DAVID C. CHESNEAU " " The fightiii fool. " Dave would be one side of a line lo many teams, and to the [I. of O. line he ivas a bulwark of strength. TEX PRATT Tex stopped many a center rush when playing guard. He was a big man and he did a big mans work. LEO KONECKY A cool-headed, fast player. Leo never failed to gain ground when called upon. CHARLES POUCHER Hotv he could hit that line! IV hen Chuck didn ' t get through it wasn ' t his fault. Page Fokty-nine HAROLD ACKERMAN . .Fnst and shifty as he was, Ack was mighty hard for the opposition to stop. A dandy broken field runner. GLENN HESLER Glenn ever fails it will not he because he doesn ' t try. He was always playing the game hard. •■BILL " FLYNN Bill took as his motto, " They shall not pass " — and they seldom did. Page Fifty 4 n 1 10 The Football Season Howard S. Anderson. IF anyone should say that the football season of 1922 was a failure, some- one should immediately rise to take issue with him. Two elements may determine the success of a team: First, the comparison of scores; and second, the comparison of spirit. In neither of these did the U. of 0 football team, captained so ably by Wilmarth, and trained so well by Coach Adams, fall short. With handicaps from about every possible source, the team pushed, bucked, and fought through the season in a manner that won the respect and admiration of every loyal U. of 0. student. Men were slow in reporting for practice, men were injured, equipment was slow in arriving, and games were cancelled, which was most disheartening after many days of hard practice. Against their tremendous difficulties nevertheless the team won their victories brilliantly and took their defeats fighting to the last with a tenacity of spirit that excited press comment in every city in which they played. Almost in- variably outweighed man for man, they piled up a total of 62 points to their opponents 61. In their game with Tarkio they made 17 first downs as com- pared to Tarkio ' s 3, and lost the game only by the unfortunate breaks. These men did not bruise themselves and batter each other day after day because of loyalty to one man or any group of men, nor did they do it out of any beast-like instinct — they did it for their U. of 0. Surely no one can doubt or question the loyalty or devotion of these men to the school after realizing their difficulties and then considering their accomplishments. They believe in the U. of 0. of today and better still in the U. of 0. of to- morrow. They see that by their sportsmanship they have represented the U. of 0. to the outside world as an institution where men and women of character and stability are training. Rightfully the U. of 0. is proud of these men. Record: Omaha Uni. Trinity Omaha Uni. Tabor 3 26 36 0 Omaha Uni. Western Union Omaha Uni. Parsons 23 0 0 23 Omaha Uni. Tarkio 0 12 3 □ Basketball PAUL DAVIS As captain this year " Davie " did much to keep a spirit of co-operation among the players. How he could shoot free throws! HAROLD ACKERMAN Ack had an uncanny eye for the basket. He was always good for four or five baskets a game. MERLE JONES Merle sure developed fast during the season. In the Tabor game as regular forward he played a great game. Page Fifty-two Basketball ALFRED KASTMAN As a hard worker Al is hard to beat and us a basketball player he can ' t be beat. WADE REEVES With his arrtis ne believe Wade could stop a whole army. W e know he can stop whole teams. PAUL KONECKY U hen anyone sees Kony handle the ball and shoot baskets he can understand from whence Leo ' s ability came. 3f D I 1 i n I " . , REEVUS si— ' f ? KOnECKY Pace Fifty-three Basketball EUGENE JACOBSON Gene has a good eye for the basket as the result of much practice. Come on, Gene; we ' re for you. JACOB50U DAVID C. CHESNEAU At center Dave broke up many a play coming down the floor. He always played his hardest. LEO KONECKY How he could dribble and pivot! Opposing guards always met their Waterloo when they tried to fol- low Leo. Page Fifty-four The Basketball Season Howard S. Anderson. HERE again was manifesled llie magnificent spirit of our athletes and tlie wonderful genius of our coach in the formation of the team which represented the University of Omaha on the hardwood courts this last season. Starting with hut two of last year ' s men, Captain Davis and Paul Konecky, Coach Adams wrought from material composed of high school graduates and veterans of former years, an aggregation that worked together harmoniously and speedily. The season, taken collectively or game hy game, was a huge success. The scorehook shows nine victories and only three defeats. Of these three defeats, one was hy two points, and another by three, evidencing that, though beaten occasionally, our team was never outclassed. In dividing the two game series with Yankton the U. of 0. showed the caliber of its basketball team to be of a high nature. If we play them again another year we will win all the games. The records also show that against the total of 201 points amassed by our opponents our t eam collected an aggregate of 271 points, leaving us an apparent advantage of 70 points. However, this does not fittingly express how the U. of 0. team excelled others since they did not play as strong an offensive game as possible, being content to practice their five man defense, the while maintaining a comfort- able advantage. The entire team played good basketball all season. Captain Davis was handicapped by outside work but played in most of the games at forward. Ackerman and Leo Konecky filled the forward positions and Chesneau and Kastman alternated at center. Reeves and Paul Konecky ably took care of the guard positions. The spirit demonstrated by the team all season was very noteworthy and most commendable. Record : Omaha Uni. 15 Omaha Uni. 24 Yankton 11 Tabor 13 Omaha Uni. 15 Omaha Uni. 25 Yankton 17 Western Union 15 Omaha Uni. 20 Omaha Uni. 19 Tarkio 16 Western Union 18 Omaha Uni. 27 Omaha Uni. 38 Tarkio 18 Western Union 22 Omaha Uni. 33 Omaha Uni. 11 Tabor 17 Trinity 21 Omaha Uni. 27 Omaha Uni. 17 Tabor 13 Tirnity 20 Page Fjfty-five The Girls ' Basketball Team THE girls ' basketball team, a new departure for the University of Omaha, was a wonderful success its first year, the result of the untiring efforts of Coach Adams in coaching and promoting the team, and the splendid co-operation given by the girls to him in his work. The First Annual Girls ' Basketball Tournament, originated by Coach Adams, was held under the auspices of the University of Omaha at the school gym. The girls, in spite of their inexperience, made a splendid showing in that. By their fine playing they advanced to the semi-finals before being eliminated. The tournament brought to the University much favorable comment and attention. The team also represented the University in the Midwestern Association of the A. A. U. Tourna- ment, and here, too, much to the surprise and gratification of iheir supporters, ad- vanced to the semi-finals before being conquered. Even then, their conqueror was the team which eventually won the tournament. Nothing is better for University girls than basketball, and nothing is better for the University than to have its girls playing basketball. We are positive that as a result of this year ' s experience girls ' basketball teams will play an important part in the future athletic life of the University of Omaha. Page Fifty-six Page Fifty-nine ■ I Alpha Sigma Lambda CHAPTER ROLL 1923 Leonard Merrill Stromberg Clyde Rolland Bennett 1924 George Arthur R. Eychaner Harold B. Dye Charles Christian Madsen James Charles Dickson Paul Clayton Madsen Grant Leslie Changstrom Jessen Edward Wood Herbert William Fischer 1925 Waldo Edward Shallcross Gustave Asbury Stromberg Stewart Urmson Powers Eldon King Langevin William Mayse Christy Grant Astleford Keith Vernon Ware 1926 Arvid Gustave Johnson Gustave N. Nielson Ormond Leroi Hennigher David Yancy Bradshaw Resident Councilor: Arthur Raymond Eychaner faculty Member: Dr. Frederick Konrad Krueger Pledge: Albert Bell Alumnae Dwight Melvin Higbee Albert Clayton Edwards Clyde Case Walter Ernest Mason Harold Dixon Ramsburg Eugene Robert Morton Alfred Bauer Nelson Case Hartford Arthur Milton Poore James Joseph Kolars Page Sixty-one y y ,y Q) iB Lambda Phi Legal Fraternity CHAPTER ROLL F. L. Frost E. V. Vrohman A. R. Kastman W. H. Reeves F. G. Nimitz J. J. Zozaya R. W. Doerr G. V. Morris H. M. Hudspeth W. W. Wendstrand R. A. Van Orsdel C. 0. Stauffer A. C. Troup H. 0. Palmer A. C. Thomson Howard Saxton W. M. Burton D. W. McNeil H. F. Brandt H. W. Fischer H. H. Johnson C. L. Anderson H. S. Musgrave L. C. Reeves J. W. Muir T. P. Davies T. B. Rea Edwin Taylor L. C. Black F. E. Sadowski Wm. Raab A. W. Christianson R. E. Carlson R. W. Smith C. F. Mahl J. J. Krajicek W. W. Graham E. E. White J. C. Nicoll R. B. Hogg Phi Sigma Phi CHAPTER ROLL ACTIVE MEMBERS Lvle R. Anderson Frederic A. Oleson Kenneth C. Baker George C. Pardee Will 0. Carmichael Harry P. Petrie William E. Clifton John L. Phillips Louie H. Crowl Charles M. Poucher raul D. i avis Marion r . r rait Clarence T. Edee iLuwaru V. nanit Cene J. Everson iVierriii rv. rvusseii Harlan W. Haaker r rancis tL. Sadowski Merle Jones Donald W. Swigart 5. rl. Kelley Paul E. Tapley Jerry Y . Kutak i ed Williams (jeorge V . Morns Lewis h,. Wolte Konalcl U. loder ACTIVE ALUMNAE Guy Anderson Victor G. Jorgenson Ray Blake Jack Miller Julius Brown Morey R. Pressly G. E. Brubacher Will Roberts Frank Diederich E. F. Stock Edgar L. Ernst Harold Shouse Thomas Karris G. H. Seig Jay Gibbs Leonard Thiessen Waldron A. Golding Howard Vore A. J. Hallas Dr. J. A. Weinberg Page Sixty-five ' - Theta Phi Delta CHAPTER ROLL 1924 R. W. Doerr D. C. Robel A. R. Kastman D. R. Head Edwin Taylor 1925 R. E. Norene C. P. Hunter H. A. Williams B. H. Mead 1926 W. Y. Nelson G. D. Hogan F. D. Slater P. A. Borcherding J. F. Machal . H. N. Boyne H. S. Anderson Page Sixty-seven Kappa Psi Delta CHAPTER ROLL 1924 Eleanor Madgett 1925 Agnes Braig Georgia Street Florence C. Jensen Dolores Parsch Elizabeth Sowell Miriam Wesner 1926 Alice PfeifTer Helen Goodell Helen Williams Margaret Truman Elsie Schwartz Estelle Kinney Winifred Dempsey Grace Hall PLEDGES Norma Johnson Violet Sonneland MASCOT Gertrude Sutphen Page Sixty-nine Phi Delta Psi CHAPTER ROLL 1924 Foneta Setz 1925 Helen Smalldon Mildred Roberts Alice Day 1926 Gwendolyn Cheek Doris Reiff Emilie Mitzlaff Virginia Duffield Dorothy Gordon Martha Thornton Gladys Kemp Faculty Sponsor: Lucille Kendall Pi Omega Pi CHAPTER ROLL Virginia Keenan Marguerite Lattimer Eloise Magaret Edythe Monson Pauline Nelson Clara Pease Alice Ruf Helen Searson Irene Shelhamer Ferne Thomsen Cleo-Bess Thornton Grace Winters I (1) a Sigma Chi Omichron CHAPTER ROLL 1923 Flora Jones Yirgina Morcom Marie Pellegrin 1924 Marion Fisher Betty Taylor 1925 Elizabeth Pressly Lucille Bliss Constance Perley 1926 Ruth Wallace Thelma Burke Madge Rossitter Mildred Mullaly Alice Fay Jane McConnell Ann McConnell Helen Riley Louise Rothsack Johanna Broderson Pled ges Virgina Robinson Pauline Carruthers Dorothy Halterman Page Sixty-five ■ mv Autographs Pace Seventy-seven Carl Popping Helen Searson Editor, First Semester Editor, Second Semester Wallace Nelson Alfred Kastman Managing Editor Business Manager The Weekly Gateway THE Weekly Gateway Staff or Purveyors of News to Omaha University Students, have served faithfully and deserve much credit for their efforts to keep every- one on the campus informed of the happenings about the school. In the face of grave difficulties they have succeeded in their task. What happening was there that went unreported? What event or condition that called for editorial comment was there that was not treated in the editor ' s own inimitible style? All this has been accomplished under the burden of a last year ' s debt. Carl Poppino, editor during the first semester, produced an excellent sheet and paid off one hundred dollars of the debt. On his leaving the University, Helen Sear- son became editor, and got out the paper with unquestioned success. Al Kastman, business manager for the year, handled his department with the assurance of a professional. Through his efforts the debt was further reduced. To the reporters and department heads belong also a large share of glory for their persistence and perseverence in collecting news. This plucky little group, under the direction of two such able editors, published the Gateway to the satisfaction of all its readers. Los Sabios VIVA Los Sabios, una junta sin igual del mundo! Los Sabios, the first and only Spanish club in the University of Omaha, was founded during the first weeks of the year 1923. The members are students of Spanish, who wish to improve and widen their knowledge of Spain and Spanish speaking countries along literary and social lines. The work of the club goes hand in hand with the Spanish courses at the LJni- versity and it is making fluent conversationalists of its members. The meetings are held every two weeks, and they have been uniformly successful. Two banquets were held, one at the home of Miss Beth Barnes on April 27, where Ven Frando acted as chef, and the other at the home of Miss Eleanor Sevick on May 26. A picnic is planned for June 5, at Elmwood Park, with Agnes Undeland, Ruth Arlander, and Helen NelT as hostesses. The outlook is very bright for the club as the growth of Los Sabios has been rapid and its standing in the University is assured. The charter members are: Charles Craigmile, Keith Ware, Arvid Johnson, Jerome Kutak, Fletcher Slater, Luther Moore, Ven Frando, Eugene Jacobson, Herbert Fischer, Howard Anderson, Marjorie Crichton, Marietta Catania, Eleanor Sevick, Agnes Undeland, Ruth Arlander, Madeline Johnston, Marlowe Addy, Georgia Street, Clara Pease, Elizabeth Barnes, Cartherine Beal, Lucille Bliss, Jane McConnell, Helen eff. Pace Eighty La Causerie THE French Club, organized this year and christened " La Causerie, " deserves a place in the future of the school. Its founders, the members of the French VIII class, had an ideal which they determined to bring closer within their reach. They appreciated the value of a society which would foster a deeper interest in French literature, culture, art, and a sympathy with France, through the medium of the French language. To aid this it is the purpose of La Causerie to present to the French de- partment each year some texts, references, magazine subscription, volumes by stand- ard authors or any addition they consider valuable to the library. The meetings have been a source o f entei ' tainment and education. Each reunion has been enthusiastically attended. The value of La Causerie to its members has been conspicuously beneficial, as the progress in conversation made during the year has witnessed. Pace Eichty-one The German Club DER Deutscher Verein is composed of all those who are studying German. The membership is about eighteen. The club, however, is in no way exclusive or aristocratic. The youngest person to attend our meetings is the little daughter of our worthy president, Herr Elmer J. Larson. The purpose of the club is to increase interest in the German language, literature, and social life. Meetings of the club are held on the second Tuesday of every month, at the home of one of the members, all meetings being conducted in German. German folk songs are sung, directed by Herr Professor Kuhn and Herr Dr. Krueger. The meetings have always been full of life and enjoyment. The feature meeting was a German banquet. The menu consisted of Sauer Kraut, Spare Ribs, Wieners, Limburger Cheese, Crackers, Pretzels, and Near Beer. The Biological Society R ECOGNIZING the need of unity among the pre-niedie students, a meeting was called for the purpose of organizing a society to further the interests of this group and to aid in co-operation with the faculty to broaden and better the branches of study most essential to these students. A committee composed of Harold Dye, James Lewis and Gerald Hogan was chosen to frame the constitution. At the next meeting the constitution was read and accepted and the election of officers took place. Paul Madsen was elected president; Gerald Hogan, vice president; Rhoda Musgrave, secretary; and James Lewis, treasurer. There were several meeting s held, at which important subjects were discussed after talks along biological lines by special speakers. The club also took charge of the assembly at which Dr. McCIanahan spoke. The charter members are: R. D. Leavitt, Harry Konewitz, Rhoda Musgrave, Irvin Foley, John Phillips, Paul Madsen. Dr. Boyne, Harold Bell, Luther Moore, Michael Tedesco, Louis Growl, Harold Dye, James Lewis, and Gerald Hogan. Miss Winters is the faculty sponsor. Pace Eighty-three Y. W. C. A. THE first gathering of the most successful year of the Y. W. C. A. was a Mixer, in which both the Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A. participated for the purpose of having everyone get acquainted with his classmates for the coming year. A most impressive Recognition Service was held at one of our first weekly chapel meetings. The regular weekly chapels, held on Tuesdays, that followed were very profitable, and due to the interesting speakers obtained, the girls received much help both individually and socially. One of the greatest successes of the year was the Y. W. C. A. Carnival, which was given for the purpose of raising funds for the expenses of dele- gates to the Estes Park Conference this summer. A good time and much fun on the part of those present assured the Y. W. that the carnival will be made an annual aff ' air for the school calendar. Other social activities of the year have been the Christmas party, Y. W. tea, steak fry at Elmwood Park, and the banquet in honor of the senior girls. The Y. W. C. A. cabinet consists of the following members: Ruth Arlander - - - - President Elizabeth Westerfield - - - Helen Vancura - - Vice President Chairman World-Fellowship Com. Madeline Johnston - - Secrelary Edythe Monson Publicity and Posters Constance Perley ■ - - Treasurer Charlotte Funk - - Y. W. Room Marlowe Addy Lucile Bliss Programs Under-Graduate Representative Eleanor Madgett - Social Chairman Miss Winters Faculty Pace Eighty-five The Y. Boosters Club THIS club, formerly the Y. M. C. A., changed its name at the begin- ning of the year to the Y. Boosters and undertook an extensive cam- paign to boost the school and school activities. During the football and basketball seasons, the club was one of the most instrumental organizations in the school in arousing pep and enthusiasm. Before the Christmas holidays the club held a mixer in the library of Joslyn Hall. A good crowd of fellows were there to enjoy the program and to romp and frolic together. This did much to get the fellows of the school better acquainted. This spring the club did some real boosting. It was the Y Boosters that put across the track meet on Gala Day. They offered three prizes to the per- son that sold the most ads for the Gateway Annual. At their weekly meetings, held on Tuesday mornings during chapel hour, they brought to the school many prominent citizens of Omaha to ad- that it will become the leading organization of the school. This club is a new departure in the University activities, and it is hoped that it will become the leading organization of the school. The officers who have been the leaders of this lively outfit the past year are: Leonard Stromberg, president; Kenneth Baker, vice-president; Benja- min Mead, secretary and treasurer. Bacucy OFFICERS Madeline Johnston - - President Camilla Christiansen - - Secretary Virginia Duffield - Vice President Madce Rossiter - - . . Treasurer ACTIVE MEMBERS 1923 Helen Anderson Gretna Charles Brookings Eunice Kingsten Helen Mancuso Virginia Morcom Dolores Partch Irene Wall Mildred Roberts Norma Howe Camilla Christiansen Wilhehnina Hibbeler Laura Madsen Engenia Mansell Helen Muxen Dorothy Sandberg Ellen Nordstrom Helen Smalldon Ruth Arlander 1924 De Lene Adams Virginia Duffield Agnes Braig Winnifred Dempsey Ethelwyn Hodge Marjorie Ingalls Roberta Ray Ruth Wallace Mildred Mullaly Margaret Truman Martha Thornton Velma Plageman Bernice Kulakofsky Ruth Oleson Frances Erickson Cotilda Hogan Evelyn Ward Ida Stearn Dorothy Williams Dorothy Gordon Emilie Mitzlaff Margaret O ' Connor Alice Ruf Foneta Setz Doris Rieff Dorthy Clark Eleanor Madgett Gwendolyn Cheek Anne Welsh Alice Grobeck Madge Rossiter ' Helen Riley Pauline Carruthers Marie Roach Elsie Schwartz Estelle Kinney Gertrude Tatle Dorothy Oleson Madeline Johnston Ruth Cotton Irene Evans Grace Dorsey Helen Goodell Mary Heafey Helen Neff Anne Roche Elizabeth Schneider Helene Wheeler ALUMNAE Helen Arlander Ava Butler Evelyn Clarke Mildred Bliss Ernst Ruth Edwards Pauline Hannicke Dorothy Huberman Ruth Stone Hazel Lake Florence Kennedy Helen Miller Hannah Sommer Marlowe Addy Mildred Allen Helen Bertschy Gladys Munson Davis Frances Edwards Dorothy Gray Elton Hensman Hazel Zerbe Page Eighty-nine Gymnasium Classes THIS year ' s work of the gymnasium classes was very successful. The Girls ' Athletic Association was organized at the beginning of the year. The officers elected were: Winifred Dempsey, president; Eleanor Madgett, vice president; Virginia Duffield, secretary, and Gladys Kemp, re- porter. This organization did much to promote the activities of the gym- nasium girls. The classes were divided into three divisions, play-ground work, dancing, and athletics. Folk and aesthetic dancing were included in the dancing, and through this division the Gala Day exercises were carried out, all the groups being headed by gym girls. The athletic division dis- played a great amount of initiative and pep. Athletics included basket- ball, swimming, hiking, and tennis. Swimming was directed by Thelma Fallen. This is the first year that girls ' athletics have been well organized. The most successful sandwich sale of the year was put on by the gym girls to boost athletics. The floor work of the gym classes was well directed by Mrs. Johnson. It consisted of work with Indian clubs, dumb-bells, march- ing formations, and other gymnasium exercises. The gymnasium girls of the U. of 0. have set a standard for future years. Page Ninety The Pups THE Delta Sigma Phi, national honorary journalistic fraternity, was organized at the University in 1918, under the direction of Mrs. H. D. Jolley. The aims of the fraternity are two-fold — to promote an interest in journalism together with furthering the social activities of the University. Membership is restricted to those in the journalism department. One of the unique features of the fraternity ' s social program are the original parties. The fraternity strives to make each affair entirely different and unusual. The Delta Sigs ' New Year party at Murphey ' s was one of the most successful affairs of the year. Numerous teas, theater parties and luncheons have been given throughoiit the year. Pace Ninety-one v Review of Organiztions THE year of 1922-23 has been a very profitable one for the organiza- tions of the University of Omaha. Three new language organizations have appeared on the campus, and two new sororities. All of these organizations have all the pep and enthusiasm, and possibly more, than the older organizations. There have been a number of short-lived organiza- tions that have sprung up for various special reasons, such as the " P. K. " Club, an organization of preachers ' kids. The old organizations have gained in strength and prestige during the past year. It may be a surprise to some of the students to know that there are thirty-five live, kicking, and enthusiastic organizations now in official existence in the U. of 0. To all these new organizations and all that may spring up in the future, diis Gateway Annual, on behalf of the student body and the faculty, wishes to extend the most hearty of welcomes, with the hope that they will continue to live and thrive during the years to come as they have during the short time since their existence. MUSIC Pace Ninety-three Men ' s Glee Club David C. Robel ... - President Grant L. Chancstrom - - Secretary Gustave A. Stkomberg - - Treasurer James Lewis - . . . Librarian Perry A. Borcherdinc - - - Manager First Tenors Second Tenors Baritones Wallace Nelson Fletcher Slater William Christy James Lewis Gustave Stromberg Keith Ware Perry Borcherdinc Eugene Jacobson David Robel Basses Howard S. Anderson Grant Chancstrom THE Glee Club this year is a continuation of the organization started only last year, and although still young, it is a glee club of which the members are proud. Although a temporary setback was caused by the resignat ion of the director, Mr George C. Campbell, who left the city, the Glee Club has gone steadily forward. It has appeared before several audiences in school and outside of school, with many favorable comments. In place of the annual concert this year, the club decided to appear on the Gala Day program, and did so with credit to themselves and their officers. Pace Ninety-four The Girls ' Glee Club Flora Jones Helen Vancura Flora Jones Helen Vancura Helen Williams Mary Gorton Thelma Burke Marietta Catania OFFICERS Dr. F. K. Krueger, Director President Helen Williams General Manager Mary Gorton MEMBERS Gwendolyn Cheek Ruth Oleson Charlotte Funk Eleanor Madgett EmILIE MlTZLOFF Grace Mower Edythe Monson Marie Pelligrin DoioRES Partch Helen Rickes Rose Segal Helen Smalldon - Secretary Treasurer Elizabeth Smirl Violette Sonneland Martha Wright Evelyn Walton Irma Svoboda WORKING on the principle that scarcity creates demand, our Girls ' Glee Club has given few entertainments this year. The quality of those few has made the students wish that quantity were added. The year ' s work was preluded by an opera, " Love ' s Sacrifice, " by George V. C. Chadwick, which the Glee Club gave on June 2, 1922, shortly after last year ' s spring term closed. Fall of 1922, they sang in chapel during Omaha ' s music week. January 10, of this year, they appeared in a recital given by pupils of Mary Louise Wiley. Sub- stituting for the usual spring concert, they sang at the commencement exercises of the graduating classes. There have been a large number of under-classmen in the Glee Club this year, who will form the center of a good group for the year 1923-24. With this year ' s work as their basis, they are intending to make next year the most musically success- ful year that the University has had. Page Ninety-five y My Public School Music Class Kathleen Shaw Verda Bennett Ella Bolling Woodward Mary Gorton THESE girls are finishing the certificate course in puhlic school music, under the direction of Miss Johanna Anderson. This entitles them to go out into the state as supervisors of music, but, these girls plan to go on and finish the diploma course also. On May 12th, they featured on the radio program put on by the University of Omaha, from radio station WOAW. The men ' s and girls ' glee clubs also appeared on the program, as did several of the faculty of the University Conservatory of Music. Page Ninety-six 0 School Song U. of 0. we ' re here to boost you While our colors fly. Always true in all you do We ' ll hold your banners high. We will always stand behind you Backing up that line — FIGHT. 0-ma-ha we praise forever U. of 0. VERY fortunate indeed has been the University in the way of music this year. A real school song has been written, officially adopted and published. David C. Robel is the composer of both the words and music, and the whole school has been benefited thereby. It is a stirring, melodious march tune, easy to sing, and easy to remember. At every mass meeting or school assembly it has been of great value in boosting school spirit and instilling the spirit of victory into our teams. It will continue forever, we hope, to create, to unify, and to magnify school spirit as it has already done during its brief existence. Assembly DR. V. H. VARTANIAN Chairman, Assembly Committee THE close of the school year completes the biggest program ever put over by the Assembly Committee. The Assembly has been the centralizing force of all the University activities. Through it, college spirit, unanimity and " pep " were created. It is the only institution which brought together the student body and the faculty. Near the beginning of the school year the name was changed from Chapel to " Assembly " and a committee of Dr. Vartanian, chairman, Miss Winters and Dr. James was organized and a definite program was laid out. This consisted of ad- dresses by Omaha ' s most prominent bankers, lawyers, pastors, physicians, editors, and merchants, programs by the various organizations, devotional exercises, and musical programs by artists both inside and outside of the school. This constructive program has meant a great deal to the student. Both attend- ance and interest has increased greatly. While last year the attendance was about fifty to sixty, this year it averaged about eighty to ninety. ASSEMBLY SPEAKERS AND PROGRAMS Dr. S. McClenighan, Specialist on Children Rev. Paul Calhoun, Pastor First United Presbyterian Church, Omaha Principal .1. G. Masters of Omaha Central High School Mr. Robert Cowell, Attorney All Student Talent Program Mr. Arthur Palmer. Attorney Lincoln Day Program Miss Cowl on Mystic India Dr. A. W. Carr of Philadelphia, Pa. Senior-Junior Special Assembly Hon. John L. Kennedy, President of the U. S. Rev. Casady, Rector of All Saints Episcopal National Bank Church of Omaha Filipino String Quartette Sophomore Special Assembly Miss Freda Koeker of New York University of Nebraska Players " Club Freshman Special Assembly University of Omaha Players ' Club Dr. Edwin H. Jenks of First Presbyterian Faculty and Student Assembly Church of Omaha Page Ninety-eight Pace Ninety-nine Central Committee ONCE more the University went back to the old tradition and elected a man for the chairman of Gala Day. Tis hard to think a job too difficult for a woman, but from the results we believe no one could have made a better success of Gala Day than did David Robel. We all knew from the beginning that Dave would work long and hard, but we discovered also that he could make others work. Just ask Marlowe Addy, Don Head, Margaret Thompson, and Keith Ware, repre- sentatives of the Senior, Junior, Sophomore, and Freshman classes, i espectively. Marlowe almost forgot to talk she was so busy listening to instructions. Don was even willing to give up some of his much needed sleep in order to be present at every meet- ing. Margaret Thompson felt her responsibility so greatly that she refused to have any dates. Then as to the diminuative Freshman, Mr. Ware, all that can be said is that he knows how to be agreeable. Keith was always willing to run errands and bring refreshments to his fellow workmen. There are always those who knock others, but this year we heard little criticism. We all hope that the school may select as good a committee in the future. Gala Day was a success from beginning to end, thanks to the faithful work of this Central Committee. Pace One Hundred Gala Day THIS year, Gala Day was truly a gala, festival day. No school at all rendered it a day of joy and happiness to everyone. The morning was taken up with the track meet, an account of which appears else- where. In the afternoon the tennis tournament championship matches were played At 6:30, among the beautiful flowering bushes, and trees just decked out in their leafy coats of green, the " Pageant of the Seasons, " di- rected by Mrs. Johnson and Miss Adelaide Fogg, was staged by the gym girls, assisted by a few boys as pumpkins and butterflies. The pageant was exceptionally beautiful with all the flowers and fairies, as was the Maypole dance which followed. With an unusual grace, her majesty. Miss Flora Jones, Queen of May of the tenth annual Gala Day, heralded by Helen Vancura, and accompanied by her attendants, Marie Pellegrin, Lucile Bliss, and Estelle Kinney, ascended her throne amidst her admiring subjects, where she was crowned. Then followed the annual vaudeville entertainment, consisting of twelve splendid acts as well as an orchestra directed by Bud Oleson. " The Ivory Melodists " — Bud Oleson and David Robel — came first on the program in a series of classical and popular selections. Then the Pi Omega Pi girls presented " Can You Beat It? " in which they cleverly re- vealed the futures of all the school ' s celebrities. The Sigma Chi Omicron sorority presented a dainty act called " Crinoline Days, " in which the light- ing eff " ects, the lovely costumes, and the soft music combined to make it the prettiest act of the evening. Then came Professor Henri Sapriste, alias Herbert Fischer, with some of his magical tricks and slight-of-hand perform- ances. " A Soft Black Overcoat with a Velvet Collar " is the name of the comedy which the Freshmen sponsored. Grace Hall and Gladys Kemp were the pretty, distracted wives, and Ronald Yoder and James Doty their respec- Pace One Hundked Five 3 Uir XfXUU tive husbands. Next came Peg Falconer and Ken Baker in " Married Life. " They cracked jokes, danced, and sang, and made themselves generally amus- ing. The Theta Phi Delta fraternity gave a unique act called " Hot Stuff, " depicting life in Hades. Barton Ford, dancing and singing, was next on the program. The act following was presented by the Kappa Psi Delta, assisted by Ronald Hadley and Art Burnham. Dancing, silk-clad Kappa girls com- posed the chorus. Then came a rip-roaring comedy called " The Man from Brandon, " presented by the Alpha Sigma Lambda and assisted by Betty Sowell and Grace Hall. " On the Sidewalk, " the front which followed, con- sisted of some clever dialogue between Art Burnham and Ed. Rypins. A unique and pretty act, with its Pierot and Pierrette, was " The Maker of Dreams, " presented by Phi Delta Psi. The University Glee Club, with all its customary charm, ended the program. Thus ended the most wonderful Gala Day in the history of the Uni- versity of Omaha — one that will never be forgotten. ! fji -V ... .... .u Gala Day Track Meet k NOTHER addition has been made to the list of Gala Day activities in the form of an inter-class meet which will be included in the future Y programs for Gala Day. The track meet this year was held in the morning at 10 o ' clock on the Seminary grounds. Coach Ernie Adams, Dean W. Gilbert James, and Fletcher Slater and Geo. C. Pardee of the Y. Boosters Club promoted and managed the meet. We must mention the democratic spirit of the meet and announce that the fair maidens of the school participated in a 75-yard dash, first place gohig to Virginia Duffield, second place to Grace Maurer, and third place to Winifred Dempsey. The girls are proudly displaying their ribbons along with the male winners of the events. The Freshmen cinched the meet by piling up 38 points. The Sopho- mores came second with 28 points. The Juniors were third with 10 points. The Seniors, contrary to their dignity, only received 5 points. Dana Ackerman was individual point winner of the meet with 16y2 points, Fletcher Slater came second with 14 points, and Paul Konecky third with 13 points. The events and the winners were: SO-yard Dash — Ackerman, first, F; Konecky, second, S; Madsen, third, J. Time: 5 2 5 seconds. 100-yard Dash — Konecky, first, S; Ackerman, second. F: Krasne, third F Time- 10 2 5 seconds. , . . 22-yard Dash— Stromberg, first, S; Ackerman, second, F; Konecky, third, S. Time: 27 seconds. 880-yard Dash— Chesno, first, S; Moore, second, F; Cluisty, third, F. 110-yard laps. Time : 2 minutes, 41 seconds. High Jump— Ackerman. first, F; Slater, second, F; Mead, third, S. Distance: 5 feet, 4 inches. Broad Jump— Willmarth, first, J; Konecky, second, S; Slater, third, F. Dis- tance: 18 feet, 11 2 inches. Pole Vault — Slater, first, F; Willmarth, second, J: Jacobsen and Ackerman. tied for third, F. Distance: 10 feet. Shot Put, 16-pound— Krasne, first, F; Chesno, second, S; Willmarth. third, S. Distance: 30 feet, 8 inches. . Discus Throw- Slater, first, F; Mead, second, S; Konecky, third, S. Distance: 80 feet. Pace One Hundred Nine The Players ' Club THE Players Club was organized to create and maintain in the Uni- • versity of Omaha an interest in drama, and to give practical training to the members by die study and presentation of plays. Much interest was shown in the try-outs held at the beginning of the year. The seven members from the year before, and Dr. James, were the judges. The new members taken in were as follows: Gladys Kemp, Mildred Mullaly, Elizabeth Sowell, Grace Hall, Marjorie Crichton, Thelnia Burke, James Doty, Merle Jones, George Pardee, and James Bowie. The officers for the year were: President, Lucile Bliss; secretary and treasurer, Marie Pellegrin. A new precedent was started in giving two productions a year instead of one. On December 18th, two one-act plays, " Whiskers " and " Locked In, " were presented. The club chose for its spring play " Nothing But the Truth, " given May 11th. This three-act comedy is based on the efforts of a young man to tell the absolute truth for twenty-four hours. The characters portrayed the twists and turns of the plot so cleverly that the audience thor- oughly appreciated the performance. " Truth is stranger than fiction. " Bob found this out when he was forced to admit to his sweetheart that he had once loved a circus girl. Money meant more to Mable and Sable than the truth, and therefore by painting white black they got Mr. Ralston into hot water. And when Ethel sang ' ' ' o .... The cast included: Lucile Bliss, Mildred Mullaly, Marjorie Crichton, Gladys Kemp, Thelma Burke, Merrill Russell, Kenneth Baker, Ray Norene, ' James Doty, and Irving Foley. Ray Norene and Irving Foley were taken into the club after having been assigned parts in the play. The stage manager was Clarence Hunter; property manager, Dave Chesneau; advertising man- ager, Luther Moore. Dr. James ' patience of Job plus that of seve ral of the patriarchs, was rewarded by the polished excellence of the cast. Pace One Hunubed Eleven Public Speaking Class IT might call forth a little wonder as to why the public speaking class should get any more notice than any other class, but this year ' s class has proved worthy of publicity. For the first time in the history of the school an oratorical and declamatory contest was held. The class was divided into orators and declamators. The subjects chosen by the orators were weighty ones, such as " Prohibition, " " Law and Enforcement, " and " Relations Be- tween China and America. " Preliminary contests were held, and in the latter part of May the final contest took place. First and second prizes were given to the winners in each group. From such an interesting department the University expects great things in the future. Page One Hundred Twelve Pace One Hundred Thirteen Law Department FACULTY DANIEL E. JENKINS, M. A., Ph. D., D. D. President of University of Omaha ALEXANDER C. TROUP, A. B., LL. B. Judge of District Court, Fourth District, Nebraska Dean of Law Faculty ARTHUR C. THOMSEN, LL. B. Secretary of Law College EDWARD R. BURKE, Harvard University WILLIAM W. BURTON, Georgetown University THOS. B. DYSART, Michigan University CHARLES E. FOSTER, Nebraska University CHARLES W. HALLER, University of Iowa JUDGE HOWARD KENNEDY, Washington University HARLAND L. MOSSMAN, Morningside College ROBERT D. NEELY, Northwestern University HARRY 0. PALMER, Harvard University CALVIN TAYLOR, Nebraska University HOWARD SAXTON, George Washington University CARROLL 0. STAUFFER, Nebraska University Judge of District Court, Fourth District, Nebraska AMOS THOMAS, Nebraska University ARTHUR C. THOMSEN, University of Omaha J. CLYDE TRAVIS, Creighton University RALPH A. VAN ORSDEL, Nebraska University WILLIAM W. WESTRAND, Nebraska University JOHN W. YEAGER, Kent College of Law Page One Hundred Fourteen University of Omaha Law Department MANY of the regular students of the University little realize that there is a group of earnest young men diligently pursuing the V study of law between the hours of six and eight o ' clock each evening, and that these men are as much a vital part of the Uni as those regular students. The law department of the University is older than the school itself, having been organized in the early nineties as the Omaha School of Law, and having affiliated itself with the University of Omaha about five years ago. In all its years of existence the law school has never had a better faculty or had a stronger foothold than it now has. Although the student body of the department was somewhat decreased owing to the withdrawal of the federal vocational students, the body of regular students has made a substantial increase dais year, and promises to show an even better growth in numbers next year. One co-ed. Miss Frances Wiles, has survived the first year of the legal studies and hopes to become one of (Jmaha ' s few women lawyers. The persons who are taking the state bar examination this year are practically three-fourths U. of 0. products, and will no doubt make the ex- cellent showing that their predecessors have done in that test of their ability. The University law department is at present only a night school, but it is hoped that with the growth of the school and the facilities of the school that it will be possible to have a regular day law department with a full time faculty. The students and almuni of the law department are enthusiastic boosters of the school and some day may make possible the fond hopes and desires of the friends and faculty of the law department and University in the shape of substantial support to such an enterprise. Page One Hundred Fifteen Humor of The Law Lawyer McNeil and his client discuss the contingent fee. Client: " Well, I won ' t have to pay you anything now? " Mac: " No. " Client: " That ' s good. But, that we may make no mistake about it, what do you understand by a contingent fee? " McNeil (offhand and quickly) : " Oh, if we lose the case I get nothing (client has a satisfied smile), and if we win the case you get nothing. " The client goes out trying to determine in his own mind just where he gets any- thing. Friend (to (lawyer) : " How about that will case you have been contesting for the Simpsons, Mr. Zozaya? " " Jawn " : " Oh, 1 won it for them. " Friend: " Are you going away for the summer. " Lawyer Zozaya: " Yes, to Europe. I sail next week. " It is unnecessary to add that the heirs remained at home. " Have you anything to say before the court passes sentence upon you? " asked the judge of a prisoner who had retained Mr. Christensen as his lawyer. Prisoner: " Well, all I have to say is I hope your honor will consider the ex- treme youth of my lawyer and let me off easy. " Vrohman: Arriving in time to get the assignment for the next lesson. Kastman : Taking the only co-ed home. Sadowski: Acting foolish. Rosenblum: " May it please the court, yer honor. " Sturges: Chawin ' terbaker. Tapley: Bluffing. Leake: Writing petitions in regard to law books. Frances Wiles: Vamping the profs. Frost : Collecting frat dues. Council Bluffs Delegation: Holding up class until their arrival. Muir: Disagreeing with everybody and everything. Prof. Palmer: Amusing the class with his witty remarks. Judge Troup: Calling roll during the entire class. Prof. Burton: Making ' em dig. FAMILIAR HOBBIES OF FAMOUS LAWYERS Page One Hundred Sixteen Page One Hundked Seventeen Joe Machal ' s (1) always first in line, He eats four times a day. He eats chocolate with a salad fork. But puts it all away. Jim Dugher (2) sure likes coffee, He likes it very sweet. That boy chews on hard rolls. But never any meat. Ted Yoder (3) orders heavy. The biggest eater yet, Ted always tops his dinner. Puffing a cigarette. Hennigher ( 4 ) has some appetite, A loaf of bread a meal. He sure has some capacity. Prefers two plates of veal. Tex Pratt (5) likes rolls and coffee, After every class. He prefers to eat in company With a pretty, hungry lass. Drake (6) is strong for hamburgers, With alamode on top. While Ackerman (8) chooses chicken And never knows when to stop. A powerful eater is Williams (9), He ' s always inhaling soup. But Jim Doty (11) breaks the record, Eating his meals in a group. Don Thomas (10) — how does he do it? He ' s always gobbling a feed. Of pies he ' s fond of berry. But always chokes on a seed. — D. C. R. Page One Hundked Eighteen Saratoga Steam Laundry All work sent in Thursday, Friday or Saturday IS DISCOUNTED TEN PER CENT Call KEnwood 0061 COME IN AND SEE The New Gardner " 4 ' ' Five Bearing Crank Shaft The Westcott Closure Continental Motor Changstrom Motors Co. Wholesale and Retail Distributors Our Ninth Year in Business Quality Cars and Square Dealing Omaha School Supply Co- EVERYTHING FOR SCHOOLS Wholesale Prices on School Supplies Text Books, Etc- GET OUR CATALOG FOR LOW PRICES 1113-15 Nicholas Street Telephone J Ackson 1912 Pace One Hundred Nineteen Pace One Hi " ndred Twenty Van Sant School -□- -□- JAckson 5890 of Business I A school of training for educated girls and women who desire to enter the interesting world of business. I Continuation classes are maintained for those who have begun work in commercial subjects in other schools. f Advanced classes are held to cover work not offered elsewhere and are open to those who have graduated from commercial courses in private schools, high schools or Universities. 5 Summer courses are offered for under- graduates. 5 Our Placement Bureau is operated primarily for the benefit of our graduates but we also register graduates of local schools who have concluded the necessary units of commercial training. If you desire information along vocational lines I shall be glad to talk with you lone C. Duffy, Owner 205 South Nineteenth Street -□- Omaha, Neb. Page One Hundred Twenty-one Expense Account 1923 Annual Staff DISBURSEMENTS To mahogany office furniture S 8,000.00 To salaries of staff 20,000.00 To printer for printing annual 25.00 To engraver for his labor 4.99 To Larson for paste and ink in preparing snapshots 23.47 To photographer for Prof. MacLean ' s picture (including one ruined camera) 246.39 1o the purchase of one rattle for Perry to amuse himself during his sojourn in the Gateway office ' .08 To John Kuhn, ten pairs of shoes left on the pavements of Omaha, chasing ads 1,287.50 Unpaid dividends, surplus, undivided profits, etc 2,894,590.59 To vacation for staff at Palm Beach 80,000.00 Total ? ? ? ? ? ? RECEIPTS Received from advertising $ 12.51 i rom Jim Doty for privilege of being on the staff 150,000.00 From the sale of annuals 14.00 From sale of mahogany furniture to junk man 3.98 From Ken Baker for putting his map in the annual every place there was room for it 197.86 From the sale of Dave Robel ' s poetrv .01 From bribe from Dr. Vartanian to say only nice things about him. . . . 250.00 Defiicit—None 0,000,000.00 Total ? ? ? ? ? ? When You Need PAINT Pioneer Glass Paint Co. Needs You When Out For a Stroll A Real Up -to -Date Pharmacy is very essential in the vicinity of a University Having recently purchased the Hayden Pharmacy, Corner 24th and Binney Streets, we are desirous that it meet such demands PI ease Help Us Make It So By Your Patronage Corner 24th and BINNEY --itt A C T7 T A T LJDrM:) WEbster 0877 v rlAo. iL. L AlHKUr, Pharmacist Page One Hundked Twenty-three PI atner Bros. Radiant Coal Best Semi- A nthracite Mined Fourteen Dollars Price for May and June Hand Picked Lump Better Order Early Phone KEnwood 5811 3 Big Yards in Omaha I n II 11 I ii 11 11 II I Pace One Hundred Twenty-five " Well, Helen is engaged. " " Who is the happy man? " " Her father. " DREADED TRUTH Of all words uttered in earnest or jest, The saddest are these: " Prepare for a test. " Cheer up, even if the Dean calls you down, remember the chances are you should have been canned. " Won ' t be - Wham ! DRAMA -hie — home- ( Sound of wheels dragging pavement. ) " Thirty Days. " the One Co-Ed: Howard Drake is a peach of a fellow, isn ' t he? Second Ditto: He always treated me perfectly duckey. FAIR EXCUSE I stole a kiss the other night, My conscience hurts, alack ! T think I ' ll go around tonite And put the blame thing back. SOME SPEED A fast man Is the theme of this poem, This fast man. He beat his shadow home. THINK IT OVER Mary never rouged her lips And neither did she paint. Is she a hit among the men? You know right well she ain ' t. Ann: I ' m afraid, Don, that I will never see you in heaven. Don: Great guns, what have you been doing now? Thelma : Oh, father, how grand it is to be alive! The world is too good for anything. Why isn ' t everyone happy? Mr. Burke: Who is he this time? DRINKS ON ME I went to a fountain with Betty, And met with an awful mishap; For I awkwardly emptied a bottle Of soda pop all over her lap. But Betty was gentle and gracious, (There are few so tactful as she), And, smiling with perfect composure. Said sweetly, " The drinks are on me. " Mill: Why didn ' t you find out who that new fellow was when the Professor called the roll? Ruth: I did try to, but he answered for four different names. Mill : Maybe he isn ' t so new; he must have three good friends. [l][Al[y][D[N]0[s] Service Stability d] B 0 0 p ERSONAL ATTENTION to each individual Patron, backed by the Resources of a Great Organization. THE OMAHA NATIONAL BANK THE OMAHA TRUST COMPANY m B [§] [m] B Farnam at Seventeenth Resources— Over $35,000,000 KINNEY ' S IS THE PLACE TO GET YOUR FOOTWEAR WORLD ' S LARGEST SHOE RETAILERS Highest Price $4.98 OMAHA BRANCH STORE 205 ' 7 ' 9 N. 16th St. Fraternities and Sororities Book a Good Act for Your Pledge Parties Next Fall PROF. HENRI SAPRISTE THE MAGICIAN 3606 LAFAYETTE AVE. WA. 3404 Compliments of EDDIE JOHNSON GOLF PRO OMAHA SPORTING GOODS CO. 1806 HARNEY STREET Page One Hundred Twenty-seven I SKOGLAND ! I STUDIO I 16th and Douglas Streets I I Phone JAckson 1375 • S ' We wish to thank the Faculty and Students jl of the University of Omaha for their hberal patronage this year and hope to merit a contin- uance of the same. DUPLICATE ORDERS FROM GROUPS OR SINGLE PICTURES AT REDUCED RATES Page One Hundred Twenty-nine Calendar September 13, 14, 15 Registration September 18 School opens. Freshmen thicker than ever. September 22 Y. W. — Y. M. Reception. September 30 Kappa Rose Luncheon September 28 .... .Gateway mass meeting. Lots of enthusiasm. September 28 Bob Jenkins leaves for Chicago. September 29 Opening football chapel. October 2 . . Law school opens. One girl, Frances Wiles, starts. October 2 Men ' s Glee Club election. Dave again president. October 6. . English lit class walks out at 9:15. Walks back again at 9:15. Mrs. Johnson appears. October 6 Ned Willmarth elected football captain. October 10 . .Faculty decide to require attendance at chapel. The name changed to assembly. October 10. ... Faculty bans the weed from the campus. October 10. . Midnight Hesler supporters start paint up campaign. October 10 Freshman election. Poucher wins over Hesler. October 11 . . . .Midnight clean up campaign is added to paint up campaign. October 11 Booster Club election. Stromberg president. October 12 Wallace Nelson labeled as " green. " Set his watch by the school clock. October 12 Sophomore election very close. Russell elected president. October 13 Assembly hour changed to 10 o ' clock. October 13. ... Theta hike to Olive Crest. October 17. . . . Annual hare and hound chase. October 18 Ken Baker elected president Junior class. October 20 Dave Robel writes school song, which is officially adopted. October 23 . Players ' Club tryout. Twelve new members. October 25 Booster Club membership campaign — all the fellows wearing red tags. Page One Hundred Thirty IT IS A PLEASURE TO DO BUSINESS WITH PLEASANT PEOPLE This is the kind of atmosphere you will find among employes of the PETERS TRUST COMPANY AND PETERS NATIONAL BANK Please yourself today with FAIRMONTS The Fairmont Creamery Co. Omaha Crete Grand Island Sioux City Pace One Hundred Thirty y yy Calendar October 30 .... Alpha Sigs celebrate at Bellevue. November 1 . . . . Gateway candy sale a boomer. Dr. Vartanian invests 25c. November 3 . . . Freshman-Sophomore day. Upper classmen and faculty go through boiler room. Ken Baker and Willmarth try to rush the guards, but fail. November 10 ... . Athletic Carnival. Betty Sowell elected the most popular. November 2] ...... . .Girls ' Athletic Club organi zed. Winifred Dempsey, president. November 22 La Causerie organized. Ann McConnell, president. November 25 Cats Cuffs Bridge Club organized. November 30 ... . Thanksgiving vacation. Faculty decide to give us Friday also. Much hilarity. December 8 ... " Locked In " and " Whiskers " presented by Players ' Club. December 12 Ken Baker resigns as athletic manager. December 15 Two weeks ' vacation. Hot cat. December 21 .Phi Sigma Phi Prom. December 23 Kappa Christmas party. December 23 .Sigma Chi Omichron Christmas dance. December 27 Kappa annual Christmas dance. December 28 Sigma Chi Omichron Christmas party. December 29 Pi Omega Pi Christmas dance. December 29 Theta prom. January 2 .School begins again. Groans. January 9 ... Anderson selected to fill athletic manager position. January 11 . Helen Vancura elected president student council. January 22 Alpha Sigma Lambda Father and Son banquet. January 30 Poppino resigns. Helen Searson appointed editor. February 10 Theta initiation. February 13 Russell resigns as associate editor of Gateway. Fischer appointed to fill vacancy. Pace One Hundred Thirty-two Nebraska Transfer Co. Nebraska Storage Warehouses STORAGE PHONE ATlantic 0460 or 0461 E. F. MAGARET, President G. H. MAGARET, Manager 110840-12 Nicholas Street Omaha, Nebraska Townsends for Sporting Goods For over 25 years we have been furnishing Quahty Sporting Goods to Omaha and Vicinity Complete Stock 1309 Farnam Street Omaha, Nebraska Page One Hundred Thirty y AV Calendar February 13 Das Deutscher Verein organized. Larson, president. February 20 Campbell resigns as director of Men ' s Glee Club. March 11 Junior -Senior Opera jam. March 23. . Los Sabios organized. Slater, president. March 28 Lizzies and other cars banned from campus. March 28. . .Annual staff elected. Fischer, editor; Slater, business manager. March 28 Mrs. Joslyn gives $30,000.00 to the school. March 31 Freshman party. King Tut ' s tomb features. March .31 . . Theta dance. Prairie hall. April 3 and 4 Spring vacation. April 4 Alpha Sig hike. April 11 Assembly to boost annual. It was annual chapel for many. April 13 Junior promo. Only school dance since October 8, 1908. April 15 Sig Chi tea for all sororities. April 25 Dave Robel elected Gala Day chairman. April 27 Sneak day. Faculty got wise. May 4 Pre-medic day. Everybody premedics. May 7 Gala Day tryouts. May 11 " Nothing But the Truth " presented by Players ' Club. May 18 Gala Day. Flora Jones, queen. May 19 Alpha Sig truck party. May 23 Final exams. Oh, boy! Nebraska Power company reports increased consumption of electricity. May 27 Baccalaureate sermon. May 29 Reception to Seniors. Dr. Jenkins home. May 31 Commencement. Larson actually got his sheepskin. June 1 Alumni banquet. June 1 Kappa spring dance. Pi Omega spring dance. June 4 Sig Chi spring dance. Pace One Hundred Thirty-four Western Newspaper Union OMAHA Sign of Service Newspaper Service Advertising Plates, Stereotpye Cuts and Mats No Job Too Small — None Too Large Service and Courtesy Our Motto 99 Pace One Hundred Thirty-five ■ Pace One Hundred Thirty-seven Common Sayings " Old stuff, " said the customer, as the grocer counted out the eggs. " Slick, " said the boy, as he fell on the ice. " Raw stuff, " said the bride, as the butcher weighed the chops. " Same old line, " said the washwoman. " I ' m canned, " said the sardine. " I ' m all run down, " said the clock. Pace One Hundbed Thirty-eight We Specialize on PICNIC LUNCHES SALADS AND DRESSINGS FANCY PASTRIES HOME-MADE CAKES AND PIES SANDWICHES IDLEWILDE CREAMERY PRODUCTS onos HUT T E R M I L I-O S I I O F N. W. Cor. 16th and Farnam ATlantic 0345 DRESHERS SAY Keep Clean DRESHER BROS. Dyers Cleaners Tailors Furriers 2217 Farnam Street MArket 0050 Page One Hundked Thikty-n Mabel: What do you think of my new dress? Christy: It ' s ripping. Miss Donley: Horrors, bring me my coat. ■ I A BAD POSITION The boy stood on the burning deck, The ship was going down. The reason he stood up was ' Twas too hot to sit down. Dr. Krueger: Give for one year the number of tons of coal, shipped from the United States? Schimmel : 1492 — none. Elmer J.: What kind of a cigar are you smoking, Dave? Robel: It ' s called the " Soldier Boy. ' " Larsen: It belongs to the ranks, al- right. Pratt: Have you any of my furniture in your room? Phillips: No; but I have a log table in my math book. YOU ASK ME! Do fish have eyes when they go to sea? Are there springs in the ocean bed? Are fishes crazy when they go insein? Can a river lose its head? If a battleship sunk, would a safety razor? Can an old hen sing her lay? Can you bring relief to a window pane? Can you mend the break of day? Is a newspaper white when it ' s read? Why do they put cats up in bottles? Did the tomato blush when it saw the salad dressing? Have you ever seen the kicken sink? Page One Hundred Forty ere are big oppor- tunities beckoning to young menwho will stop, listen and grasp them.lfou can almost choose your position if you fit yourself for hand- ling it. — - - Baker Bros. Engraving (d. Photo ' - Engraver ' s OMAHA, NEBR. Page One Hundred Forty-one tjcuic- live V c.a-Juj 5itw5 n , «iy be. Pace One Hundred Forty-two COMPLIMENTS OF ERNIE HOLMES 16th and FARNAM Coffee Deliciouy ' yl Supplies thdt fmal ' i ' fi) test, the required I ' i essential liat decides |f( the dinner question. I )£■. , Paxton Gw,la(Jher Co. v ' " Here ' s to Success U. of O. Book Store KENNETH C. BAKER, Manager We Try to Please Pace One Hundred Fokty-three MY TRIP TO AMERICA ' Twas midnight on the ocean. Not a street car was in sight. The sun was shining brightly. And it rained all day next night. ' Twas evening and the rising sun, Was setting in the West; The fishes in the pine trees Were cuddled in their nests. ' Twas summer day in winter, The snow was raining fast, A bare-foot girl with shoes on Stood sitting on the grass. The rain was pouring upward. The moon was shining brightly, And everything that you could see. Was hidden out of sight. While the propeller peeled potatoes. Lard was rendered by the crew. While the steward rang the dishrag Someone set the ship on fire. " Holy Smoke! " the captain shouted. And the poor guy lost his hair. Now his head is just like heaven. For there is no parting there. — Ven Frando. A TRAGEDY The night was dark. The cold wind blew. While down the street A hobo flew. From out his belt A knife he drew. And sliced a tomato Right in two. Pace One Hundred Forty-four BROWN BUILDING Courtesy of MRS. H. R. NELSON S. E. COR. 16th and DOUGLAS OMAHA COMPLIMENTS OF H. H. 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Tufs name is on the lips of Millions: " His glory has gone far afield. He has brought Egypt to life. ' Rut beyond all that, he was The Paramount Advertiser Of all time. He said: " Bury me deep — away From beaten paths. Use concrete — have Treasure, put it with me. Do it right — make it last. When they find me. Til Stir the world! The name of Tut - ankh - amen Shall live forever. " He died with his boots on. he Has ' em on yet. It ivas all done to the Queen s taste. He ivas found, ivith his Treasure, in barren soil. It took patience and Perseverance. It proves That barren soil is often Very fertile. If you want Big values, buy: YE DIAMOND SHOPPE Diamonds. They will speak for themselves. " Tut " tooted his horn — W e are tooting ours. We think it pays, whether it Refers to Kings, or Business. If anybody tells you To the contrary, just say: " TUT, " " TUT " (And the last of his name Is Amen) YE DIAMOND SHOPPE FOR Gifts that I ast Page One Hundred Fifty J ppriTiatiint e ixiisl] tn tliauk tlic M. nf (0. 5tu lntt5 far tliinr ItluTal patrmia c tips year special iattfs tu niv xhemti] New York Shoe Repair Co. Expert Work Modern Methods We like to help out the University and expect the same spirit in return. TOM TEDESCO Proprietor Across the Street -i -ni rr from Post Office CounCli BluttS SWIM SPECIAL SUMMER RATES PEP UP! KEEP FIT! Join the a Y 1) i Today | Page One Hundred Fifty-one Who Gets This Annual ? The Young Men and Women of the University of Omaha They are the potential business and professional life of this generation. We like to help them. You know that psychology says that it is " Reaction Value " , not Printers good equipment (highly neces- sary as that is) but it is what the public thinks of your Printing that counts. It Must impress. This is due to your Printers per- sonality in his work, his taste, his capacity for de- tails, his obligation to render full value. These things never appear in an estimate. You have to Know who can deliver them. That ' s why a few dollars one way or the other doesn ' t alarm a per- son that desires a satisfac- tory job of Printing. We have customers that have been with us ten, fif- teen, twenty-five years. We have many new customers too in the last year. Our business is growing " be- cause one good run de- serves another. " The University of Omaha is entitled to the support, financially and otherwise, of every citizen of Omaha and adjoining territory, because of its educational and moral values — influences that have made civ- ilization what it is. Omaha owes it to herself to have a greater and still greater University. It pays. PERSUASIVE PRINTING " Where the Promise is Performed " 1201 Farnam Street Phone JAckson 1650 DESIGNERS AND PRINTERS OF THIS ANNUAL Page One Hundred Fifty-three PROOF OF DARWINISM Fresh: " Huh? " Soph: " What? " Junion: " I didn ' t understand the question. " Senior: " I did not comprehend the nature of the interrogation. (Copied from a Soph ' s notebook) He called her lily, violet, rose. And all the flowers of spring. She said, " I can ' t be all of those. You lilac everything. " Increase that festive feeling and give yourself added charm by using the best Marcel Wave Hair Dress Scalp Treatment Permanent Wave Marinello Facial Massage Wrinkle Mask Skilled Operators Scientifically Trained to Please Particular People GRAY BEAUTY SHOP MARINELLO LICENSED SHOP 1718 DOUGLAS AT. 4127 566 BRANDEIS BLDG. JA. 3460 Phone Us for - HERZBERG BEAUTY SHOP Appointment 1519-21 DOUGLAS AT. 3763 IRENE GRAl Pace One Hundred Fifty-four Johanson Drug Co. " University Drug Store " Stationery Photo Supplies Cameras Confections Ice Cream 24th Spaulding WEbster 0942 For BAKERY PRODUCTS FOOD CENTER CENTRAL MARKETS TAB EE SUPPLY 214 N. SIXTEENTH STREET We appreciate the patronage of the Students and Faculty of the University of Omaha, and hope for a continuance of the same in the future UNIVERSITY LUNCH GOOD MEALS AT MODERATE PRICES CHAS. EDERER FLORIST Plants, Cut Flowers Designs, Decorations Telephone WEbster 1795 Greenhouses, 13th and Bristol Streets When Hungry Stop at JACKSON ' S CAFE 16th and Sprague You Are Sure of Being Satisfied Page One Hundred Fifty-five How to Secure a Good Position Today, the young man or woman seeking office em- ployment without specialized training, will find it difficult, if not altogether impossible, to secure a profitable office position. A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MAN Every successful business man will tell you that his business requires the employment of trained help. This is true with every business enterprise. Today, trained help in every line of business is essential. QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESS ARE ESSENTIAL Let us help you to make your success certain. Share the advantages and benefits of our modern business methods. SPECIALIZED BUSINESS TRAINING Dworak Business College s pecializes in preparing ambitious young men and women for a profitable business career. COURSES OFFERED Our courses in Stenography, Secretarial Training, Operation of Dictaphone, Comptometer and Bur- roughs ' Calculating Machines, Bookkeeping, Higher Accounting, Auditing, and Office Man- agement, together with Business Ad- ministration, will produce for you better results in less time and in a Certified Public Accountard more up-to-date manner than could President Nebraska Slate Board of Examiners be obtained elsewhere west of Chi- of Certified Public Accountants, directs cago. all courses offered by this institution INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION BY EXPERTS The personal attention of skilled, conscientious teachers, pleasant personality, refine- ment, special training and experience make your interest their interest. With their co- operation you finish a course sooner and more efficiently. Special short courses during the summer months. Enroll Now! Fall Term Opens Sept. 4th— Day and Evening Classes Call, inspect our school, and secure our catalogue. If you cannot call, write or phone Atlantic 7415 DWORAK BUSINESS COLLEGE Second Floor Wead Building, 1 8th a id Farnam Streets, Omaha, Nebraska Page One Hundred Fifty-six Iten ' s Graham Crackers — flavory, golden-brown squares of goodness, a delicious addition to every meal and lunch. Good as they come from the ovens, or with milk, or half-and-half, or made into sandwiches with your favorite filling GRAHAM CRACKERS Iten Biscuit Co T SncwWhjte BAHERlts , . ut: «£.u. c. OKLAHOMA cirV- OM- " f A returnable Half Can of Iten ' s GRAHAM ' S handy in your pantry helps solve the problem of what to eat and does it in an economical and labor-saving way. f Made from the best of wheat, this highly nourishing food is ready to serve. Espec- ially relished by children, and good for them, too, at meals and between meals. The most convenient way to buy Iten ' s GRAHAM ' S is in tin returnable Half Cans- average six pounds of crackers and tight fitting lid keeps them fine and fresh until used YOUR GROCER CAN SUPPLY YOU ITEN BISCUIT CO., Snow White Bakeries I Res. U. S. Pat. Office ] Mr. Kieser offers to every book lover a wide selection of rare and old books. He is constantly buying small and large collections of books from folks that are moving and from estates. We invite you to browse. KIESER ' S BOOK STORE 221 N. 16th Street Hotel Loyal Building Page One Hundked Fifty-seven Elizabeth Westerfield had placed two lines on the board in analytical geometry class. Prof. Scarboro: " Now, which one of those is the second line? " Elizabeth: " Why, the first one here. " Indignant Prof.: " Stop this quibbling, sir! Who was King Henry VIII? Answer yes or no. " Pardee: " Uh, huh! You had bananas for dinner this noon, didn ' t you? " Carmichael: " Yes — but how do you know? " George: " Because you have some skin on your face yet. " (Orlo made several unsuccessful attempts to wipe it off — but it ' s still there.) REVISED PROVERBS He who intends to get up with the sun, should not sit up late with the daughter. When some people finally get a thing through their heads, they have the whole thing in a nut shell. Grave matters should be talked over in the cemetery. Fools rush in where angels fear to wed. Motor, and the girls motor with you; walk, and you walk alone. Pace One Hundred Fifty-eight OSATO STUDIO 19th at Farnam Lyric Building Pace One Hundred Fifty-nine L ' ENVOIE ' HIS closes The Gateway Annual for the year 1923. We hope we have more than fulfilled your expectations. We hope that in the years to come this Annual will call up priceless memories of your days at the U. of O. We hope that this book will be an inspiration to you and that you may get something worthwhile from it. 5 If we have praised you we mean it — if we have poked fun at you we don ' t mean anything by it. 5 With this warning we lay down our pens trusting the good old days of 73 at the Uni will never be forgotten. The Staff

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