The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 21, 1937, Image 1

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Daily Nebraskan
Official Student Newspaper of the - University of Nebraska
University Concert Season
Emanuel Wishnow to Play!
Violin in Coliseum
At 3 O'clock.
The concert season of the uni
versity opens today at 3 p. m.
in the coliseum with the first
presentation of the symphony
orchestra under the direction of
Don A. Lentz. We are particu
larly interested In this initial
concert because It marks the
first appearance of Mr. Lentz in
the role of conductor. Emanuel
Wishnow of the violin faculty
will be the soloist. We are happy
to present this outstanding pro
gram and take this opportunity
to invite all friends and alumni
In Nebraska to be our guests.
Chancellor E. A. Burnett.
The audience which gathers at
the coliseum this Sunday afternoon
(Continued on Page 3).
1937 Organized Agriculture
Sessions to Feature Talk
By Washington Dean.
Two general sessions for or
ganized agriculture, annual winter
meetings of all farm societies at
the Nebraska college of agricul
ture, were planned yesterday. They
come on Dec. 9-10.
Plans in the meantime for the
gatherings which will attract farm
leaders from all parts of the state
to Lincoln for the first full week
in December were progressing.
Tentative programs are being
printed this week and are ex
pected to b available within the
next few days.
Two of the leading speakers on
the general session programs were
announced. Dr. William C. John
stone, Jr., dean of the Junior col
log"' of George Washingtoon uni
versity ano assistant professor of
political economy, is the chief out
of state speaker. He will appear
on Friday, Dec. 10.
W. H. Brokaw, agricultural ex
tension director now in Washing
( Continued on Page 4).
H. G. Wells Names 1940 Year
of Grealesl War Dangers
British Author Prophesies
Federal World State
To Northwestern.
By Ellsworth Steele.
Britain's prophet of future po
litical ami social conditions, H. G.
Wells, Journeyed to Northwestern
College this fall to attack modern
education and Rive his idea of
"The World Community of Tomor
row." He forecast HMO as the year
of greatest danger of world war,
hut qualified his statement by
saying that war was not Inevi
table. "We have to make a new world
for ourselves or suffer and perish
Cathedral Choir Opens
Seiison This Afternoon
Lincoln Cathedral choir will
open its second choral vesper
season this afternoon at 5:30 in
the ballroom of the Hotel Corn
husker. Guest speaker will be Dr.
Harry Kurz, university depart
ment of romance languages.
Lincoln String orchestra will
assist the choir.
According to John Rosbor
ough, director of the choir, the
choir's object In these services
is to combine a universal wor
ship with the arts. Beauty of
music, poetry, and other forms
will be used to create a wor
shipful atmosphere for both
audience and participants.
oorman Captures Curtain
Act Honors; Farm House
Places Second.
The Ag Dramatics club, Melvin
Beerman and Farm House walked
off with honors as the 1937 Coll-Agri-Fun
show was climaxed Fri
day night in the ag activities
building. The silver trophy, de
noting a first place win in skit
competition, went to members of
the dramatic club, while Melvin
Beerman won top honors for his
curtain act. Farm House captured
second place in both skit and cur
tain act competition.
With a skit entitled "What! The
British?" the dramatic club por
trayed a humorous version of Paul
Revere's famous ride to warn the
countryside of British advance.
The conquering of a British regi
ment thru the wiles of a group of
fair maidens climaxed the net.
(Continued on Page 2'.
Pharmacology Journal
Will Publish Article
Hy IVIcIntyre, Sievers
Dr. A.' R. Mclntyre and Dr. R.
F. Sievers of the department of
physiology and pharmacology at
the medical college are authors of
a recent article appearing in the
Journal of Pharmacology and Kx
perimental Therapeutics entitled
"The Toxicity and Anaesthetic Po
tency of Some Alkoxy Benzoates
and Related Compounds." Dr. Mc
lntyre addressed Sigma Xi last
week on "The Pharmacology of
Local Anaesthetics."
and our minds are not yet equipped
for this job, the job of going on
atnl living as a species."
Advocates World Encyclopedia.
To help the educational muddle
which now sends ".students out to
meet the challenges of life
equipped with only bows and ar
rows against modern bombing ma
chines," Wells advocated a world
encyclopedia which would hold all
of the knowledge and philosophy
of mankind. It would be printed in
microscopic type and could be
stored In one room thus making
available to students all of the in
tellectual achievement's of man.
"In the future, we shall have
microscopic libraries where per
( Continued on Page 2).
Engineering Publication
To Feature Article
By Waddell.
The November issue of the Blue
print, engineering college publica
tion, will be out the first part of
the week. Among the stories fea
tured are two based on talks given
before engineering groups this fall
by Dr. J. A. L. Waddell, interna
tionally famous in the profession,
and Dr. Phillips Thomas, industrial
research engineer from the West
inghouse laboratories.
Will Reedy, senior in civil en
gineering, is author of the article
describing Dr. Waddell's address
entitled "Future Prospects of En
gineering." Marion Thomas, senior
in electrical engineering, has pre
pared the article dealing with Dr.
Thomas' lecture and it is called
"Adventures in Electricity."
Boulder Dam,
A pleasing frontispiece features
the November Blueprint with a
poem, "The Engineer," surrounded
by illustrations of the works of
the profession. A two page center
spread depicts Grand Canyon and
Boulder Dam as representative of
the greatest masterpiece of nature
and the greatest engineering feat
of man.
Regular features also appear iu
the issue, Including the Dean's
Corner, Engineers, Nebraska's En
gineers, Alumni Notes, and Sledge
Jr., and O. C. Reedy, graduate in
civil engineering In 1932, has an
article entitled "Forecasting Run
off by Snow Surveys."
Harry Langston is general man
ager of the Blueprint this year,
Gerald Gillan is editor, and Jay
King is business manager. Prof.
M. I. Evinger is faculty adviser
for the publication.
Director Quick
Receives Watch
For Band Service
While loyal Nebraska supporters
stood bareheaded during the sing
ing the "Cornhusker" between
halves of the Iowa-Nebraska game
Saturday, the military department
expressed the gratitude of the
campus to William "P.illio" Quick,
retiring bank director. As a tribute
to "Billie's" 20 years of devoted
service to the building of a fine
military band. William Crittenden,
cadet colonel, presented him with
a gold pocket watch.
When the varsity band reached
the center of the field during then
regular game maneuvers, they
formed an N faring the student
cheering sections. On the grid
Iron in front of the band stood
ex-Director Quick, Quick's succes
sor, Band Director Lvle Welch, and
Colonel Crittenden who presented
the gift.
Quick, who has been affection
ately nicknamed "Billlc" by his
band members since his ansump
tion of the position of director in
1918, was forced to relinquish his
work because of a prolonged illness
which he suffered last winter. He
still retains, however, one connec
tion with the band, that of director
of the university orchestra which
plays for the University Player.
Biffers Triumph
As Dodd,
Plock Do Scoring
0'Hanlon, Kalin, Basye, Kerl,
Rollins, Turkel, Turner,
Davidson Entered.
Drawings have been made for
the freshman debate to be held
Dec. 2, when aspiring freshmen
will compete for the honor of
possessing, for one year, and hav
ing their name engraved upon the
Long debate trophy.
Those assigned to the affirma
tive are Clark O'Hanlon, Sidney
Kalin, Wendell Basye and Robert
Kerl. Negative speakers will be
Calvin Rollins, Harold Turkel,
Cortez Turner and Samuel David
son. Further entrants will be
assigned to the affirmative and
negative alternately.
Judged by ex-debaters of Ne
braska and other colleges, the
speakers wiH be given eight min
utes in which to impress the
judges with their excellence in
both thought and delivery. The
first affirmative will have two
speeches, one of five and another
of four minutes for refutation.
All others will have a single
speech including both construction
and rebuttal.
The order of speaking, determ
ined by lot, will be disclosed as
the debaters convene for the con
test in room 126 of Andrews hall.
Sorority Will Honor Ten
Home Ec Sophomores.
At its meeting on Thursday eve
ning, Omieron Nu, honorary home
economics sorority, made plans to
entertain the ten home economics
sophomores who will be honored at
the honors convocation Monday.
These ten girls attained the high
est scholarship in their class dur
ing their freshman year. The en
tertainment, to be In the form of
a tea or buffet supper, isplanned
for Sunday afternoon, December
the 12th.
Classics Club Discloses
Errors in Vallee's Song
Director's Theme Song Is
Great Disillusionment,
Says Prof. Rapp.
Until the university Classics
club met last week, most ?. U.
students had listened or swayed to
the staccato rhythm of Rudy Vnl
lee's theme song, "Veni, Veni, Tu
Sei Bella, Bella, etc.," blissfully
unaware that It was a horrihlj
inaccurate translation of the Ital
ian sour "Paula."
Credit for the disillusionment of
young Americans in Crooner Val
lee's ability as a linguist Roes to
Prof. Albert Rapp who poked a
number of mean anecdotes for the
entertainment of tho classicists,
and to Sarah Miller who trans
English Placekicks Three
Points After Tallies
In Last Home Tilt. -
Unleashing its most effective
offense of the year, Major Law
renee Jones' Cornhusker eleven,
scoring 14 points in the first seven
minutes of play, resumed grid re
lations with Iowa by swarming the
Hawkeyes, 2S to 0, Saturday ut
Memorial stadium before a shiver
ing crowd of 28.000 fans.
Iowa was the third P.ig Ten foe
to be squelched by Nebraska this
year, Minnesota and Indiana re
ceiving beatings by the Huskers
earlier in the season. This battle
was the finalo
for Coach III
Tubbs' Iowans
anil the last
home contest
for N. U.
Four minutes
and 30 seconds
of the game had
elapsed when
the Huskers hit
pay territory.
Frank Balazs,
Iowa fullback,
received Thurs
ton Phelps'
opening kickoff
OACK DODO and toted it to
From Lincoln Journal, the Hawkeye 30
yard stripe.
Quarterback Nile Kinnick made
one yard, and on the next play
he threw a 14 yard pass to End
Robert Lannon, but the maneuver
was called and an offside penalty
was assessed against Iowa.
Klnnick't Punt Blocked.
Seeing that his team was tumble
to pierce the invulnerable Husker
line, Quarterback Kinnick decided
to kick, and this decision proved
(Continued on Page 3).
Injuries Will ("onfinp
Campus Auto Victim
To Month in Hospital
Injuries which Mrs. J. F. Thomp
son of the university extension di
vision received when she was
struck by an automobile at the
crossing of 13th and S streets on
Thursday will keep her in confine
ment foi the biggest part of lh5
month it was learned today. Mrs.
Thompson sustained severe hip in
juries in addition to numerous
bruises. She Is being treated in
Lincoln General hospital
lated the !otK from the original
Latin into English. The club mem
bers then sang the latin nn, cor
rect Knglish versions but dis
dained to vocalize Rudy's.
The Ijitin words:
"Veni, veni, veni, veni, veni,
tu sei bclla, bclla, bclla. bella,
bclla, bclla, admirnta a me. Vcnl,
veni, veni, veni, veni, tu sei bclla,
bclla, bclla, bclla, bclla, uella,
adorata a me,
"Paula, cara puclla, to es tain
bclla, te multum atno, volo can
tare et proclamare de te."
English Translation.
The correct Knglish translation:
"I came, I came, I came, I
came, I came, you are beautiful,
(Continued on Page 4).