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WE, are making a careful exam-
ination of both oides of the condi-
tion question and hope to give out1
the results of our investigations very
aoon. We are convinced that the
reports tn all tie papers have been
exaggerated and tiat the faculty has
b'en put in a false light.
'ii G tiidetnts wil enjoy te rare
opportutnity tonight of hearing a
man who is ionsideret one of the
foremost orators of the tines.]r.
I Egallsm ade a sidereplation for
iniself. as a member of the Senate.
Hle has chosen for his subject a
questionswhich as given a careftl
study and consideration.
Tellitt v .Yheartily endorses Ie
sentiments containedvin the coniu-
nication in another column. If there
is any one thing that is needed it ia
certainly a alk at the places indi-
cated. Why is it that the students
on the north side of the campu are
required to ade througts mud or
take a circuitous route to get to the
various college buildings? The at-
tention of the Regents should e
called to this matter at their next
meeting, anti we have no doubt ut
that their action would result in the
building of the alks in the places
s Northwestern Contest.
Elmer I. Goshen, of Farmington,
Ill., won the fourth annual contest
of the Northsdestern branch of the
Northern 'Oratorical leage, which
was held in the First Methodist
church last Friday evening. Second ~
place was awarded to J. Mark Eric.
son, of Ridgefield, Conn. By virtue
of this victory, Mr. Goshen be-
comes Northwestern 's representative f1/~rf
in the contest to be held at Madi-
son, WiS., May 4, among Oberlin,
Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, Chicago
and Northwestern universities. Mr.
Ericson will act as alternate.
Owing to a lack of proper instruc-
tions, the judges at first computed
their marks on the percentage sys-
tem, instead of considering rank ~
first, and referring to the percent-
ages only in case of a tie. By the HUSBAND-"My dear, our boy Robert graduates from the public schools
percentage plan Elmer I. Goshen very soon, you know. Have you thought what he had best do then?" t
received first place and W. Foster .I WIFE-"Well John, I'd like ever so much to send him to college if you
Burns second. But by computino think we could afford it."
HUsBAND-"I'm afraid that is out of the question, my dear. Do you
the ranks, Elmer I. Goshen and J. know it would cost at the very least $800 a year for him at any good college?"
Mark Ericson were found to be a tie WIFE-"Goodness, as much as that? Of course we can't send him.
for first place, and Mr. Goshen, But I do want to give him a good start in the world, and I don't think a
having the highest percentage, was public school education is enough to equip him for the battle of life."
a e s . , HUSBAND-"No, it is not to-day, when education is so general. Now,
awaroed the coveted position. T'his I've been set a thinking by an advertisement I saw in our paper the other
decision gave Mr. Ericson second day and that is why I brought up the subject to-night. I was reading about
place. It was this misunderstanding the Revised Encyclopedia Britannica to-day, and its really a great thing.
concerning the plan of marking that With these books in the house, Robert will have information upon every
gave rise to the various reports that possible subject, and it is the most reliable information in the world,e What-
ever his natural bent is he can find proper development for it in this ency-
clopedia, whether its the law, mechanics, engineering, literature or any of
the week as to the final decision of the arts and sciences. Besides, there he will find the life stories of all the
the judges.-The Northwestern. great men of the past and he will know of their efforts, their struggles and
Yesterday's Chicago Tribune, their successes, and he may have a better and more serious view of life.
however says: "The students have These books have in them all the instruction he can get in a college ed-
takevr sayst"The ittes hv ucation. Honestly, our paper has given us a great opportunity. Now, my
taken thte matter into their own dear, what do you think of my scheme?"
hands for settlement and the College WIFE-"Its just splendid John; but what will the books cost'?'
association has called a mass-meet- HUSBAND-'Why, that's the most surprising thing of all. We can get
ing of students to be held at noon them for only ten cents a day, just think of it . Here is the offer."
in the college chapel to finally selectEE
the man." ON RECEIPT OF ONE DOLLRR
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