made by their fellow-students - over one thousand in number - who had already answered the call to service. Accordingly, plans were made for & great All-University Patriotic Rally, to be held in the city Auditorium on Friday morning, November the twenty-third. Classes were excused, special cars were sent out to the Farm to bring in the Aggies, and nothing was left undone that might possibly be of value in making the rally a success.
On Friday morning at ten o'clock, a huge parade was formed south of the campus, headed by the University band and the cadet regiment. Following them were the faculty and students arranged according to classes. The parade, five blocks long, marched to the Auditorium, filling it to capacity. Chancellor Avery presided and a program consisted of songs and cheers, short speeches by Steele Holcombe, Jean Burroughs, John Riddell, Walter Judd, and by Prof. M. M. Fogg, Prof. Sarka Hrbkova, and Dean C. C. Engberg. Then Dr. G. E. Condra took charge and called for pledges from faculty, students and organizations. The first pledge was for five hundred dollars, and then the rush began. The fraternities, sororities, cadet companies and other organizations vied with one another, pledging from twenty-five to four hundred dollars each. When the individual pledges began to fall below twenty-five dollars, Prof. R. D. Scott took the platform and secured a pledge of five or ten dollars from almost every individual present. The intensity of enthusiasm is shown by the fact that they remained almost without exception until after one o'clock. When the meeting finally adjourned the big thermometer on the stage showed that Nebraska had gone "over the top" by $8,000, the total being over $23,000.
Only six colleges in the United States - Yale, Harvard, Illinois University, Teachers' College of New York, Minnesota University and Michigan University - pledged larger amounts than Nebraska University. Most of the pledges were made in five monthly installments, and the money is being paid promptly, $16,000 being the approximate total collected by the first of April. It was truly a tremendous undertaking, but both students and faculty responded nobly in making it a complete success. The Red Triangle campaign of 1917 will long be remembered as one of the biggest things the University of Nebraska ever did and one that fills her students, her faculty, her alumni, and above all, her men serving, under the colors, with a great and just pride.
WALTER H. JUDD.
MAJOR O. V. P. STOUT, '88
Engineer Officers' Reserve Corps
Dean of College of Engineering
CAPTAIN C. J. FRANKFORTER, '08
Military Police Camp Grant, Ill.
Professor of Chemistry