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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 20, 1894)
Vol.. III. No. II. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, DECEMBER 20. iSo. Price 20c.
A Weekly Newspaper Issued Every Friday Noon at the Univer- the same excellent service in the future that we have
sity of Nebraska. givcn n th(J pnst
, We will not promise a "charter day" or " com
Entered as Second-Class Mail. Matter. , ' . t . . . J .
menccment number, but such things are among the
F. T. Riley ." Managing Editor possibilities of the future. To warrant such undertak-
A. n. Lyon Editor-in-Chief inSs' wc wa,lt thc hcartV support of you all. Help us
by writing a squib or two. Help us by mentioning
ASSOCIATE EDITORS. -p nt a r i i i .. l
, ,, v. I iik Nkiikaskan to vour friends and classmates, and
L. II. RoiiniNS News .
II. Our v Athletic urge them to take it. Patronize our advertisers, since
L. C. Oder lies Exchange DV so doing vou can get better bargains and at thc
Miss Lena Deweesk, Society ' " mi i . n mi
Miss Grace Morgan, 1 same time you will aid us very matenally. if you will
Miss Martha Burks, L 1 do this (it don't take anv extra effort or time), you
E. II. IIaugiiton, J will liolp lessen the burden of the business manage-
II. II. Everett, Staff rtjsts ment, and in return we will give you all that your sup-
(-l'hV1IU 1 port warrants us in doing.
Price per year $ .75 We are all working for the honor of our Alma Mater.
' inontii " !lil 10 c cxPcct l'lc present issue will go abroad over thc
state, showing what we are doing here, and attracting
Address all Communications to The Neiiraskan, University many more to our circles. In as gentle a way as possi-
1 '. ble wc have endeavored to inform the public of thc
The Neiiraskan will be found on sale at the following News needs of our institution. We have combined this with
L. L. Mead, 118 South Eleventh Street. expensive issue which will bj of lasting and appre-
Frank Du Iiel. 1020 O Street. ciative worth to everv one. Wc hope that our efforts,
Ed Young, 1207 O Street. r 11 .1 1 i mi i i ..i 1 r
1! 1 feeble as they have been, will help turn the tide of
Whkx The Nkiikaskan started on the third year of public opinion toward favoring such a state institution
lis existence last fall, it did not promise wonders of any as this with as large an appropriation as can possibly
sort. It simply remarked that it was a college news- he spared.
paper, an "all around college newspaper," which would As we bid you each and all a "Merry Christmas"
chronicle the events of our little student world with- and a " Happy New Year, we wish thc same for our old
out prejudice and fear, and lend its voice and influence " Uni." And we hope that Santa Claus will bring her
at all times to such causes and questions which may an appropriation of such an enormous size that it will
arjsc. take thc whole foot ball team to lift it.
Thc college newspaper is a sort of nondescript pub-
lication, scattering its editorial and local events pro- Tiik local contest to decide thc candidates for the
niiscuously throughout its columns, and chronicling coming Kansas-Nebraska debate, is over, and thc result
with equal importance (probably by two lines) the of the movement cannot but bi gratifying to its pro
fact that " Mr. B made atrip home last week," with jectors. The officers of the debating association met
such happenings as " a senior scrap," or the account of with many discouragements at the outset. Such
an interesting and important debating contest. Tiik a contest was a new thing and many did not predict
Nkiikaskan has attempted to guard against this incon- success of any sort for it. After the contestants had
sistency by giving to each event the space and de- registered several withdrew, others did not take thc
scription its importance warrants. trouble to withdraw but when the time came for them
Wc have tried to do thc "right thing" at all times, to appear at the preliminaries they did not even inform
and in presenting to our subscribers this elegant issue, the secretary that they did not intend to debate at all.
wc arc but following out this policy. In return wc ask There were several earnest workers however, who
thc aid of each and every one of you in helping us to went into thc debate for the good they could get out
maintain the high standard of excellence which wc of it and possibly the honor. Thc majority of them
have started upon. worked harder and spent much of their time in prepara-
Wc need not mention our "specials " from Kansas tion. Of course all could not win but the other four
City and Lawrence, but every subscriber may expect who will not go to Lawrence can feel that their time
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