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mm m j. ' !S Cli' rrgaW tmw I Trj'l0 W.-i THE HESPERIAN. B UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA. ILiS!BWa . ? IA- M. r . ftj .'S StfST' 14, .1 5p 81 Vol. XIX. LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, MAY 2, 1890. No. XIV. THE HESPERIAN. Issued semi-monthly by the Hesperian Publishing Associ ation, of the University of Nebraska. JOHN B. FOGARTSS, Editor-in-Chief. ASSOCIATES: T. F. A. WILLIAMS, q2, - Literary J. W. McCROSKY.'qi, - Miscellany I'AUL l'lSIiY,'93, -E. M. POLLARD, '93, b. 1'ISliKY, '93, EXCHANGE Paul PIZEY, '93, ' - ' - - - - - Comment E. M, J. S. F. D. HYDE, '92, Local 0. G. MILLER, BUSINESS MANAGER. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: One copy, per college year, One copy, one college term Single copy, $1.00 35 .10 Contest Edition 15 Gents. ADVERTISING RATES ON APPLICATION. INTER-STATE OFFICERS. President, G. M. CUL VER, Kansas State University), Belleville, Kan, Vice-President, D. R. KINDER, ' ' ( University of Illinois), East St. Louis, III. ' Secretary and Treasurer, G. W. ALLEN, (Ohio Wesleyan University), Washington C. H., O. U. OF N. COMMITTEES: GENERAL RECEPTION COMMITTEE. J. W. McCrosky, H. B. Hicks, Hugh LaMaster, Fred Hyde, . Geo. II. Tinker. DECORATING COMMITTEE. T. II. Hall, Edwin Farmer, Miss Louise Pound, A. M. Trover, Miss Jessie Goodell, Miss Fannie Baker, Miss Minnie DePue. BADGE COMMITTEE. F. A. Rockhold, J. J. Saver, Geo. Sheldon. BANQUET COMMITTEE. A. J. McCLATCiiiEt E. P. Brown, ' J. B. McDonald. EVENING RECEPTION COMMITTEE. J. S. Peery, 1.. S. Storrs, Miss L. M. Green. LADIES ENTERTAINMENT COMMITTEE. Miss Rachel Manley, Miss Edith Mockett, Miss Josie Treeman, ' KANSAS WINS FIRST. ILLINOIS SECOND AND OHIO THIRD.- Mr. S. W. Naylor of Washburn College, Topeka, Kan., first Mr. A. C. Douglass of Monmouth College, Monmouth, 111., second Mr.Ttob- ert Tucker of Buchtel College, Akron, O., Third Iowa Makes a Great Impression on the Audience A Good Contest A Large Aueience. At about 8:30 President Culver announced the first num ber of the Program, an overture by the university orchestra. This was followed by with an invocation by Rev. C. B. New nan. Dr. C. E. Bessey, acting chancellor of the University of Nebraska, with a few remarks welcomed the visitors to Lincoln, the "city of colleges." After the rendition of "The Miller's Wooing," by the university double quartet, the con test began with Mr. W H. Wise, of the DePauw university, Greencastle, Ind. We have heard much of the oratory of DePauw and naturally expected much from her representa tive. We were not disappointed. Mr. Wise spoke on "The Race Problemn." The subject is an old one but it was handled in such a manner that the speaker held the attention of the audience throughout. The race problem is a living is sue in our national politics and it would be well for our coun try if there were more orators to plead for the rights of the negro. Although some of Mr. Wise's gestures were a trifle awkward one forgot all such minor defects on account of the earnestness of his manner. When the audience had ceased to applaud. Mr. Robert Tucker, of Butchel College, Akron, Ohio, appeared upon the stage. Ohio carried away first honors last year and natur ally the expectations ot the audience were high. Mr. Tucker's oration was "Democracy, the Dominant Idea." The gestures were very profuse, and had they not been so natural and so forcible this excess would haye detracted from the merits of II vh; v "..... ' fefiJiLiLJJidtoHL-,ij'34l IJSiJllLJiUSJllllliiil'.1 1- J "LL'L'i! J ' " IK '