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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 3, 1899)
DEBATING CLUB MEETINGS.
Tho meeting of the U. D. D. G. last
Saturday night was attended by some
forty young men, tho larger portion ot
them being new students. The stand
ing committees on joint debates were
appointed. The proposition of tho Phi
Kappa Delta society of deans to con
tinue a series of contests with tho U.
13. D. C. was accepted.
Tho question of the unnatural death
of the Hesperian was vigorously dis
cussed and a committee was appointed
to Investigate the terms of consolida
tion. Much sentiment was aroused
against tho manner of closing out the
Hesperian without authority from the
association which elected the staff.
The debating of the evening was
very spirited. Tho affirmative of the
question, "That senators should bo
elected by direct vote of the people,"
was supported by Messrs. Cronin, H.
A. Molr and others; the negative by
Messrs. Nelson, Hawthorne and numer
Professor Pred Nims, principal of
the schools of Odell and a 'former
member, was present and made a very
The Dellan Boys' Debating club met
for the first time this year Saturday
evening, September SO. Forty old and
prospective members were present.
The committee on joint debates re
ported favorably on the proposition ot
a Doano club for a joint debate, to be
hold about the first of November.
Then, after discussion, the club de-l
elded1 to continue its meetings in room
111, university hall, rather than ac
cept the use of tho chapel under un
After tho business before tho club
was disposed of tho regular debate
took place. Tho question discussed
was, "Resolved, That the negroes in
the United States should bo colonized
within its borders." The leaders on
tho affirmative wore Messrs. Sampson
and Jones; on tho negative Messrs.
Jones and Edgcrton. After a lively,
forceful presentation of both sides of
the question it was thrown open to the
house and all participated.
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