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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (March 11, 1898)
Tho annual oratorical contest of the Vni
vei'sity Union literary society was hold in their
hall on Saturday evening, March f. A coin
paritivoly small audienee was in attendance.
Tho program opened with a piano solo by
Mrs. Chapman. She responded to a hearty
encore. The first oration, "The Fate of an
Empire" was given by V. J Boveo. As a
manuscript it show ' considerable research
into the history of v. una. Mr. Boveo's de
livery was defective Mr. DoPutron gave a
pleasing banjo solo. 0. W. Meier followed
with his oration on "The Principles Taught
by our Ancestors." Tho manuscript was
logical and forcible. Th manner of delivery
was pleasing to the audienee, however it might
bo said that Mr. Meier's stage nppjarauca is
more that of a debater than of an orator.
"While tho judges were comparing the mirk
ings Mr. Boost rum mulcted two choice holes.
Tho judges on manuscript were: 1. 11. Hat
field, Lincoln Frost, and E. R. Holmes; those
on delivery were T. F. A. Williams A. Robs
Ilill and Samuel Avery. Mr. Meier was
given first place.
..liimni ami Former Si orients.
Miss Bertha Pinkorton '90, read a paper on
tho Evolution of tho High School, at tho cele
bration of the twenty-lifth anniversary of tho
Lincoln High School last Wednesday evening.
Miss Maud Atkinson '97 is visiting with
friends in tho city this week.
W. D. Ilildroth '95 passed through Lincoln
last week. Mr. Ilildreth has been spending
tho winter in tho mountains, but expects to
spend much of his time with us during tho
rest of tho your.
C. M. Skiles, spent Sunday and Monday in
R. S. Baker was confined to his room a fow
days this week by sickness.
L. J. Abbott '90, writes quitoan cntlu sins
tic letter urging tho loyal support of tho ora
torical contest. Mr. Abbott is at present
principal of tho high school at Spear Fish,
Tho Foot Form Store 1213 0 street have a
swell lot of young men's 83.00 shoes. You
ought to see them.
Oi'alor'u-al Contest Toiiirlit.
Everybody should be loyal and come out
to enjoy a good treat. The Telyn quartette
will be thoro. The program:
Oration "Tho Evolution of Government"
I. 1). Donison
Music - Telyn Quartette
Oration "Tim Principles Fought for by Our
O. W. Meier
Vocal Solo "The Flight, of Ages" by Freder
ick Bevan - Grace ID. Reynolds
Oration "The Coming Statesman"
II. I J. Tucker.
Music ... - Telyn Quartette
Although the number of contestants is small
tho contest promises to be one well worth at
tending. The orators aro among our most
prominent students and a program of a high
character is assured. This is a University
affair, livery loyal student and member of
the faculty should turn out to encourage the
Lf you have got three dollars to spend for
shoes go to the Foot Form Store 1218 0 street
they have a line assortment of thorn.
Mr. Cochrane, vice-president of the State
Oratorical association, came up from Crete
"Wednesday, to consult with President Roper
and Secretary Evans regarding the coming
Miss Idellia .Teffory was this week called to
the principalship of the Tecumseh public
schools. She received news of her election to
the position Wednesday morning. Tho news
proved a complete surprise to her as she had
not even applied for tho position. Miss
Jefl'ery left for Tecumseh on tho (5 p. m. train
that evening. A score or more Palladian
friends worcjit tho depot. Miss .lofibry has a
difficult position to fill as tho re has been no
little trouble in tho Tecumseh shool this year.
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All tho latest popular music at less than half
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