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Bloomington Daily Student (Newspaper) - October 2, 1911, Bloomington, Indiana / u i t vol. Xxxvii. 7 Indiana University monday oct. 2, 19h. Pricr two cents e water works is ready for operation will begin to Supply University this flows in system enough water on hand to last for two years. The friction and Force needed to give the desired pressure on the Campus. A when the student reporter approached professors Foley Cummings and Beede on the subject each said "1 told you so Quot class elections to be held today seniors and freshmen to elect officers for year. The University water works will begin to Supply water about the Middle of the week. The Plant is located Northwest of town in a Valley which gives the Lake a drainage of three quarters of a Square mile. A. Solid Concrete dam has Len constructed across the lower end of the Valley. This dam which is 25 feet at the base reaches 6 feet into the ground to solid Rock and extends to 29 feet above the level of the ground in a Stair step fashion. The Valley is now full and contains about 2. I,000,-000 Gallons which is enough water to last the University for two years without rain. Below the dam is a Concrete Power House containing a gasoline engine and a duplex pump from whence the water is Pum Jed through an s Inch pipe to a Concrete Reservoir one and one half mile away. The Reservoir which contains 12,200 Gallons enough for four Days consumption can be filled by the pump in five or six hours so that it is not Noces a any to run the pump continuously. The water flows to tote University through an 8 Inch pipe giving a pressure of 50 pounds to the Square Inch. The Cost of the entire Plant is about 540,000. The contract for building the dam was Given to an Indianapolis company but we n they failed to carry out the contract the y t a it a charge of the work. Eugene Kerr superintendent of buildings was then placed in charge of construction and he has completed the work to the entire satisfaction of the University officials. Engine is i us selected a \ Alley East rather than West of town because the Limestone formation in that Vicinity is full of seams and is soluble in water which gives cause a Many Springs. The University Lake is located in a Valley whose sides and Bottom Are of Sandstone which has no seams nor is soluble in water this giving no cause for Springs f professors Foley it timings and lie Ede were the Only ones favouring the location of the Lake in a dry All. It was said that a Concrete dam could not be made which would not leak and that it were better for the University to save its Money than to locate the Pond in a Valley without Springs. Had there been Springs in the part of the Valley where the Lake was to be located the engineers would have advised not Daming the water at that Point. The University has been considering for some time establishing its own water Plant in order to avoid relying on the City Supply and to save Money. Many tests for Wells were made on the Campus but no water was found. Three Wells were placed in River Creek Valley each of 10,000 Gallons capacity a Day which would have been sufficient for present needs. The Well project however was abandoned for three reasons the Pumpa would have to work continuously the Valley could not furnish enough water in years to come the head from which the pumping would need to be done wifi old be More than 2000 feet beside Many candidates out the political pot in class organizations which has been boiling furiously for the last week will produce its first result this afternoon at the senior and freshman classes elections to be held this afternoon in the student building. The senior meeting will be called at three o clock and the freshmen will begin their deliberations at four. The senior election promises to produce the greatest excitement. There Are four candidates in the Field for the last and Best of All honors within the gift of the graduating class. They Are Guy Lemmon Chi Shelbyville russ71l Racey of Vincen bes Floyd Mcgriff of Wabash and Earl Keyes of Peru. Russell Racey is a member of Phi Kappa Psi. Last year he was vice president of the Jackson club. He is a director in the Union and a member of the Board of control of the y. M. C. A. Guy Lemmon is vice president of the Union and is identified in Many other school activities. He is a member of Phi Barf Tea Delta. Floyd Mcgriff is business manager of the daily student and has Lieen Active in University life since his freshman year. Earl Keyes has been prominent As an orator. Today Marks the finish of a whirlwind Campaign which began Early last week. Each one of the candidates has been making a strenuous canvass and the result of the election is something few except the res Active candidates have ventured to forecast. The race for the presidency has completely overshadowed the Campaign for other offices in the senior class. Candidates for freshman class offices have been slow in announcing themselves and there is ver it Little excitement in the yearling s politics. Otto Englehart of Brazil is the Only candidate who has announced his name for the presidency. Englehart was president of the Brazil graduating class last year. Fred Engle of Indianapolis is making the race Tor treasurer of the class and As yet he has no opposition. Engl was president of his Junior and senior classes at manual training High school. The sophomores meeting has not been called yet and May not be held for two weeks. The juniors will meet monday october 9. The seniors Law class will meet wednesday afternoon to elect . Bryan pays High Tiute to Ute Dean Speaks in Honor of the deceased Louise services held inclement weather keeps Vesper attendance Down charge of her duties and a conling to or. Bryan she never flinched from the demands of the situation fourth and last her ability to make friends in which to Spect she was to l e considered a Genius. Although she did not have the wonderful fascinating Charm of others in the above respect she made All sorts of people Trust her and this was the real and tremendous Power she needed in her position. A quartet composed of the a issues Stillwell and Fisher and the messes. Scott and Hamilton rendered a selection at the close of or. Bryan s up sch after which the Rev. Burrows pro noun Ltd the Benediction. Richard Allen Hower of Winona signed us yesterday morning. The Theta reception will be held saturday night oct. 31. The music will be furnished by the Mitchell orchestra of Indianapolis. After a visit with her daughter. Miss Frances at Alpha Hall mrs. E. V. Johnson has returned to her Home in new Albany. On account of the inclement weather Only a fair sized crowd attended the memorial services in Honor of miss Louise a. Goodbody which were held in the student building sunday afternoon. The impressive service was opened by the rendition of Quot Lead kindly Light Quot by the congregation after which the Rev. Burrows offered prayer in Honor of the departed soul of the former Dean of women. This was followed by a vocal Solo rendered by miss Mary Fisher of Kappa Alpha Theta the sorority of which miss Goodbody was a member. President William Lowe Bryan delivered the memorial address in which he Soliloquy sized on the excellent characteristics of miss Goodbody. He told How the Rise out of poverty was in Many ways More difficult for women than for men but that nevertheless there Are a few cases where the women overcome and win for themselves the Power that fits them for leadership and that tvs certainly applied to miss of dimly. Lip further stated How miss Goodbody being bom of poor parents resolved to secure a College education for herself and that she did this without the assistance of any one. Her entire life was one of continual hardships she having sacrificed herself Many things which she needed in order to Send Money Home to her younger Brothers and Sisters. Or. Bryan said that in spite of her Small earnings she had the Wisdom and Good judgment to save up some Money for the future and four years before her death she made her last will and testimony. After wisely providing for the remaining members of her family she gave to the University the handsome gift of a piece of property Worth about three or four thousand dollars which at the time it was made was the largest gift made to the University. Miss Goodbody came to the University of Indiana in 1903 As Secretary to president Bryan at which position she rendered important services. A few years later the office of the Dean of women became vacant and it at first appeared to the faculty to be a difficult task to secure a successor. In speaking of this fact. Or. Bryan told of his conversation with a president of a prominent University in which the president said that he would rather have to select a Carload of men to fill the position of Dean than one woman to fill the place of the Dean of women so gnat is its importance. So in the latter part of the summer of 1907, miss was asked to take the position temporarily and a Short time afterwards was officially chosen As Dean of women which position she held until the time of her death. Or. Bryan said he could not name All of her Good qualities but that he would name four which stood Foa most in her makeup and which he knew to be True. First Roc Bottom integrity second Good judgment for in her position she had Many chances to make grave mistakes but thanks to her Good judgment she easily avoided them third courage As her position demanded courage in the Dis Kappa Alpha no in a Home of its own coloured men s fraternity buys House on pledge list Kappa Alpha no the coloured fraternity has leased the Prophet residence on West Kirkwood Avenue. The House is now being renovated and furnished with the View of providing the boys a commodious comfortable Home for the ensuing year. All of the old men who were her lat year Are Back this fall except Irwin Edmunds and Grant. The new men pledges this term Are Howard Phelps of Indianapolis Irwin Armstrong of West Field and Julius Morgan of Jeffersonville. The boys Are enthusiastic Over the fact that they have thus become the first group of coloured College men in the country occupying its own Home. They Are also highly pleased with the prospects that exist for extending the organization to other universities. At a meeting of coloured men from several of the larger Eastern and Southern schools during the past summer in Atlas tic City new Jersey which Al Diggs attended the local organization with its plans and purposes was set Forth by him and pronounced by the meeting to offer in Many respects the most satisfactory solution of the school problems which coloured students have to meet. As a consequence two schools Are already seeking Charters from the Indiana chapter and it is believed that before the close of the present school year there will be several chapters of Kappa Alpha no. Try a a urn a in Chligo University. To Unfer Eralte of cd Locaco possess the fragment of the go pal of Mark found ten roars ago Whiteb dates Back to the fifth Century. It Baa also the first greek new test Bent Given to the world issued by Erasmus in 1k16 also the first one printed Tbs compute Nolan polyglot a Dob came from a Spanish press is 1b14, but was suppressed until 1521football men from to the my game hard work will follow the Depauw spirit High of to of Al id by the Lorl sporting Maxim Quot close Onk counts in horseshoes Quot Indiana followers of football inlay turned their attention to Tho task that coach Sheulong faces in develop Iii 1ii team to hold to maroons next saturday and completely forgot that Depauw under the Tut olag of Cotton Berndt almost nut not quite snatched away a Victory. Depauw played a mighty Good and we did said Sheldon in the dressing room after the game and Zerndt when found a Little later said Quot i am satisfied with the Way my team played and 1 feel sure the men Kae Ever it Otyce they had in in one Way the dil Iuit scarce May work to adva Tasic. All the of Chron i Dence hat did has flown higher than a Kite. A Var it Man on the Indiana Eleen realizes the no. Sity of the hardest kind of work and that is what Sheldon will Gie them this week. The new men in parti Culfin Are doomed to an awful grind. They will learn More foothill this week than in All the Early practice. Depauw even backed a kick. Their lighter line broke through and stopped one of Captain Gill s punts. The Forward pass when used did not succeed As expo Terl. Frequent fumbling caused Indiana to lose Many to score. But it is All in the game and on the other hand Indiana Showell strength in Many places. The stand on the three Yard line was magnificent. Captain Gill Whitaker pm. Davis and Fleming showed Good offensive ability. Sholty the big tackle played Only a few minutes on account of sickness. King and Davis the two speedy halfback were not in the fray. Agitation will be immediately be Jiin for the purpose of getting a big crowd to accompany the team to . And a big crowd will go to for he Sii Lents have a Ery Confidence that Jimmie will develop a team that will in jux at the 1010 stunt and defeat Chicago. Skeleton officers Busy there will be a meeting of All officers executive committee and newly elected directors of the society of skeletons in or. B. D. Myer s office in Owen Hall tuesday afternoon at 4 o clock. Insects that use rubber. When Para Trees Are tapped after the gum Bas run into receptacles and stut ened. A species of Large Black ant is accustomed to Cut out pieces of the rubber and carry them away. Bees also find uses for India rubber and some species in South Africa actual to Cut the bark of Trees that produce resinous substances in order to cause a flow of the sap. The gum is employed by the bees As a ready made Wax or their nests. Boosters club to meet the boosters club will Hokl an important meeting this afternoon at 4 o clock Sharp in the commons room i i the student building. Nativi there Wil he a Moet int of Ile in embers of the Tennis association at Fiir o clock monday afternoon in the co Nimons of the student Hisil it Iii. Press club to meet the press club will meet Widne Silay night at 7-. A i o clock. Cross coun i by my men who Are Candi tidies for the Cross country team or who an interested in Cross country work Are req Esteil to report at the men s gym at four o clock today. Vil

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