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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 29, 1897)
The Deliuns debate the Cuban question
The lT. B. 3). C. will meet in Union hall,
Saturday evening. Question: "Resolved,
That the nnaniniity ol'the jury system is a fea
ture of our jury which should bo abolished. ''
.Those for the affirmative are Messrs. Ewort
and Meier; for the negative, Messrs Plowhead
The Del inn Boys' debating club has ar
ranged for three joint debates. The first will
bo with Lincoln Normal University on Novem
ber 20. The second will be with Donne col
lege at Crete, December 4. The third will be
with the Wesleyan University at Wesleyan,
The debating association has sen tan invita
tion to the University of Missou.i to enter in
to a league for the purpose of holding annual
interstate debates after the plan carried out in
the Kansas and Nebraska debates.
The secretary of the Minnesota University
debating association has informed us that
university spirit for debating is at such a low
ebb that it will be impossible to enter into the
the plan proposed by our association for an
Last Saturday evening the P. B. D. C. de
bated the question: "Resolved, That the fu
sion cfpol it icnl parties is never justifiable."
KVoNli-Soph Mool Nov 5.
The Freshmen-Sophomore class field con
test .will occur on the University campus
Saturday afternoon, Nov. (. The number of
entries and the amount of interest make the
success of the contest a foregone conclusion.
By a very unique method each event will bo
filled with the four best men of tho two classes.
Each class is allowed to enter but two men in
a single event, so to stand any show to win,
each class must pick its best men. The Soph
omores would seem to have the advantage in
asmuch as several of its contestants were in
tho inter-collegiate field contest last year.
Among her probable representatives are Wil
bur Andreson, R. A. Benedict, B. J. and C.
L. Allen, Jra Kellog and P. A. Pepoon. Other
contestants are Mills, 'Warner, Clinton, Moon
Hills and Swallow. There will be five track
events in the meet, viz: 100 yards, 220 yards,
440 yards. SS0 yards and mile runs. The
other events will be shot put. running high
jump, running broad jump, pole vault, foot
ball kick, base ball throw and hammer throw.
Alpha Tau Omega initiated R. B. West of
Nebraska City last Saturday night. After the
candidate was put through the trying ordeal
of initiation the boys enjoyed a feed.
11. V. Milenz of Wahoo and James Selden
of Blair were initiated by Sigma Alpha Epilon
last Friday evening. Tho fraternity still
makes it headquarters in the Harris block.
The superintendents of committees for col
lege settlement work, report steady progress
The speakers were Wessel and Pepoon on the in all lines. But they need more active young
affirmative and Baldrige and Dimmick on the men and women on several committees. Any
negative. A. E. Henry, tho new resident,
presided for the first time. The question for
next Saturday eveningwill be: ''Resolved that
the United States should put a speedy end to
the Cuban war."
.1. W. Peck a former University student is
principal of the schools at Waco, Neb.
one who feels inclined to help us in this work
will be WJXCOMKJ) by Mr. Boomer and Miss
Thayer who have charge of committees.
Last Saturday evening was a great time for
the Betas. Three names were added to tho
roll of membership. They were Will Black
man and I. T. Sims of bastings and Fred
Williams of Columbus. After the initiation
Many of the instructors have been holding tl)0 boy8 onjove(1 a fmi at tllt.ir qimrtora in
written tests this week on the first month s ,. ,,. : , l
mi; run it.- unn;..
Mr. Philbrick is doing a great deal of work
in finding references for the readings on lec
tures given by Prof. Caldwell.
Chancellor MacLv:n made a trip to Omaha
Tuesday to Hecuro from the State Commission
Mr. C. E. Sumner and family of Omaha
will arrive in Lincoln Friday and occupy
rooms in the Bonnell "flat" for a month. Mr.
Sumner is the father of .7. T. Sumner, so well
known in social and musical circles of the
the necessary funds for making a university University, and is a brother of Mrs. Crewitt
exhibit at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition, a well known student.
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