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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, JANUARY 15, 1893.
iKucdscml-inontlily by tliu Hksi'krian Association of thu Untvur
slty of Nubraskn.
PAUL PIZEY, 93 Managing Editor .
CHAS F. STROMAN. '93 Editorial
MISS WILLA GATHER, '95 Literary
E. C STRODE, '93 -'"" Litbhary
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H. S. LORD, '93 Athletics
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PALLADIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.
E. M. Pollard, rres. G. I. Babcock, Secy.
UNIVERSITY UNION LITERARY SOCIETY.
H. A. Senter, Pres. Miss Willa Cather, Secy.
DELIAN LITERARY SOCIETY. (
Paul Pizey, Pres. Miss Lincola Groat, Secy.
UNIVERSITY Y. M. C. A.
John L. Marshall, Jr . Pres. H. A. Senter, Secy.
UNIVERSITY y v c a.
Miss Bessie Merrill,. Pres. Miss Emma Boose, Secy.
J- H Johnston, Pres. C. E. Tkfft, Secy.
Paul Pizey, Pres. Chas F. Stroman, Secy,
H. A. Center, Pres. H G. Barber, Secy.
UNIVERSITY DEBATING CLUB. (
C E. Stkomah, Pres. Miss Vesta Gr,EY. Secy.
REPUBLICAN CLUB ,
R- E. Jonnson, Pres. R. H. Johnson, Say.
DEMOCRATIC CLUB. ,
A E. Gulimutie, Pres, cc''
INDEPENDENT CLUB ,
R- H Graham, Pres. " J V Searson, Secy.
This your the work of the sovcral debat
ing clubs has, for reasons not very apparent,
been neglected. There should bo no decline
of interest in such work. Every one will
admit that grunt good is to bo derived from
practical debating in a practical club. The
foremost college men of tho country recom
mend such work, and testify to the benefits
they have received from it. In order to re
vive interest in work of thi3 character, The
Uksi'Kkian proposes that wo organize a con
gress. Such an organization will combine
all the good features of the debating clubs
with some not found in them. Tho mem
bers will have excellent practice in speaking
and debating, and will, at tho same time,
acquire a good knowledge of parliamentary
law. In addition to this they will learn
much of tho real workings of congress; its
organization, membership, duties, powers
and limitations. Drawing up bills will train
in concise, logical, legal methods of state
ment. Again, tho present session of con
gress promises to bo one of interest. If wo
organize a congress, every member will bo
fairly informed upon every important meas
ure that comes before the national legislature.
Organizations of a similar character have
been decided successes in colleges whoso at
tendance is smaller than ours. In this
thoroughly democratic school, tho ladies
xni.rht bo admitted. The candidacy of Mrs.
Lcese for tno U. S. senate furnishing an ex
cellent precedent for such admission. Sev
eral of tho faculty are actively interested in
tho proposed organization. If the students,
as a whole, will interest themselves, success
is assured. Wake up, and help organize a
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