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The Oratorical Contest
This has been a rather eventful year for the Kan Claire Normal in the )ratorical Contest. Although it is only the second year that we have been in the League, we were fortunate enough to have the state contest here. It is really the first year that we have taken part in the contest, as our contestant last year was snowbound at Hudson. and was unable to get to River 1'alls to deliver his oration. It was a great disappointment to us, as we were rather sure of a place. This year our orator. Lawrence Fish, secured fourth place 'The winner of this contest, Gladys Rorchers of Whitewater, will represent Wisconsin at the Interstate Contest which will be held at Macomb. Illinois.
Another event that went with the Oratorical Contest was the Kxtempore Speaking Contest. This is first year that it has been tried in connection with the State Contest, blit it will probably continue to be a part of the Oratorical Contest in years to come. Arthur Roberts of Superior secured first place; Kstella Stone of Milwaukee, second: Henry Wegner of I'latteville, third; and Tilden Moc of Stevens Point, fourth, 'flu winner of this contest will go to Macomb. Illinois, where he will take part in the Interstate F.x-tempore Speaking Contest.
All of the nine different Normals sent delegates and all of the orators except those from La ( rosso and ( shkosh delivered their orations. In addition to a large number of rooters. Superior sent an orchestra and the Girls’ Glee Club. La Crosse, an orchestra, and Milwaukee a twenty-one piece band.
Thursday evening a party was given in the gymnasium for the delegates of the visiting schools who had already arrived. A general good time was had and much cheering and singing of school songs were in evidence. Friday morning we were entertained with musical selections by the Superior and La Crosse orchestras and the Milwaukee band : during tin afternoon the gym was the scene of dancing, the music being furnished by the musical organizations of the visiting schools.
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Orators and Orations
Ve Conquer But to Save”
"The Public School Our Safeguard” "Awakening of America”
"Americanism, a State of Mind"
“Morality in World Politics"
"The World’s Challenge to the Women of
"The Crime of the tier man-American Press" "Our War"
Lawrence Pish. Eau C In ire Frank Butler, Oshkosh Keith Peterson. La Crosse Charles Barkis, Platlctrille Tiios. R. King, Stevens I’oinr Alva n Gibson. Milwaukee America"
Gladys Hokciiers. IT hit exenter Tiios. S. Tobin. Superior Russkli. Robinson, River l olls
DECISION OF JUDGES.
Whitewater—First. Superior—Second. Plattevillc—7 liird.
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Mr. Clark. Corporal. Mr. Haiin, Artificer. Mr. Pope, High Private.
Division, France. France.
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