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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (May 27, 1898)
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THE : HESPERIAN
gram closed with a vocal solo by Mr. Evans,
the Hue rendition of which deserves special
mention. The paper by Mr. Kuhlman, "A
Philosophical Disquisition on Love," and the
telephone messages were the best part of a
program which in its entirety has not hitherto
been equalled in society circles.
Xiitcr-Collefiriiite Field IVXeet.
The events of the inter-collegiate field day
held yesterday afternoon on ihe university
campus were of great interest to a largo num
ber of enthusiastic spectators. The three
colleges in this section of the state which us
ually enter these competitions, the state uni
versity, Doaue college and Wesleyan, all had
able representatives on the field and the uni
versity won bv ten points. Each winner of
first place in an event scored five pointa for
his college. The second man scored three
and the third man, one. The university se
cured fifty-three points, Wcslej'an forty-three
and Doane fourteen. The winning college
secures the silver shield offered by the Farm
ers and Merchants' Insurance company.
The running events were especially well re
ceived and were contested so closely that
each was of exciting interest. It. D. Andre
son won all the short dashes. He won the
100 yard dash in ten seconds. F. H. Brew,
of Wesleyan, made it in 10 4-5 seconds and
Heart! in 11 seconds. Andreson also took
the 220 yard dash, finishing in 23 4-5 seconds
with Priestly, of Wesleyan, second, time 24
3-5, and A. It. Israel, of Wesleyan, third,
time, 24 4-5. The 440 yaul dash was won
by Andreson. There were three starters in
the mile run, Boy Sawyer, Noyse, of Doane,
and Cressman, of Wesleyan. Noyse won af
ter an exciting race. His time was 4:40 2-5
and Sawyer's, 4:40 3-5. The 120 yard hur
dle was won by It. H. Link, of Wesleyan, in
1 8 2-5 seconds; L. II. Roberts, of Wesleyan,
second, time 18 4-5; and Waterman third,
time 19 seconds. The 220 yard hurdle was
won by Link, of Wesleyan, in 29 4-5 seconds.
Heartt was second, and Priestly, of Wesleyan
r third. Priestly, of Wesleyan, made the 880
yard run in 2-15 4-5, with Clinton a close
Jjjoond in 2:10. The running high jump was
on by Pillsbury, who cleared five feet eight
inches, breaking his former record by several
inches. Waterman was second. Benedict
was his old self in the running broad jump,
as he made 20 feet and 2 inches to 18 feet
and 4J inches by Link, of Wesleyan. The
pole vault was captured by Benedict also, as
he made 9 sect fi inches to Pillsbury' 9 feet 2
inches, and S feet 10 by Atkins fiom Wesley
an. Brew, of Wesleyan put the shot 35 feet
10 inches. Bahr, of Doane, cleared 34 tw.l
T$ inches arid Turner made only 32 feet Sh
inches. Irvin, of Wesleyan fouled on 34 feet 8
inches and this was not counted. In the
hammer throw, Brew, of Wesleyan, sent the
iron 95 feet 9 inches, Irvin from the same
place, S9 feet 91 inches, Lemar 89 feet 14
inches and Hansen SS feet 11 inches. Pills
bury accomplished wonders in throwing the
discus, sending it 98 feet 8 inches, breaking
the Olympic record, which was 95 feet 8
The following were the officers of t'.io
contest: Referee and starter, Dr. Hastings;
marshal, John Hastie; clerk of the course, E.
A. Moore; scorers, It. 8. Hunt, Frank Steph
ens, M. E. Gilbert; judges of the finish, Prof.
Hodginan, Mr. Noble, Prof. Howard Doane;
time keepers, Prof. Ward, Dr. Greene, Prof.
Hill, Jess O. Goodwin; field judges, C. T.
Hollingshead, P. O'Mahohy, G. A. Lemon.
The result of the meet is most encouraging
to the university. An effort is being made to
raise money to send Benedict, Andreson and
Pillsbury to the western athletic meet to be
held next mouth.
It. K. Beattie has been elected to a position
in the science department in the high school
of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
The Delian society held itn annual picnic in
Lincoln Park, Wednesday afternoon. There
were thirty-six people in the crowd and they
had an immense time. 01. Reedy had many
serious accidents but he lived through them
all. A business meeting of the society was
held at which the following officers were
elected: President, J. F. Boomer; vice-president,
II. J. Theobald; recording secretary,
Madge Wiggins; corresponding .secretary
Maude Hall; treasurer, C. W. Jones; critic!
J. T. Adams; slaUi-bearcr, Frank Edgerton-sergeaut-at-arms,
E.- F. Turner. '
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