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Courtesy Lincoln Journal.
..."ROTC students under con
tract are not required to register
in Selective Service..."
Scores o UN men will again feel the affect of the war
when they, along with millions of other men between 20 and
45, take, part in the third selective service registration from
Saturday, Fel. 14 and Monday, Feb. 16.
There will be three registration stations for university
students. On city campus, students may register either in the
YMCA rooms of the Temple or at the coliseum and on ag
campus at room 304 ag hall. Stations will be open from 7 a. in
to 9 p. m. both days.
All students that have not already signed up in previous
registrations and were born between Feb. 17, .1897 and Dec. HI,
.1921 must register Saturday or Monday. Over 1,700 UN men
will be eligible for armed service following the registration.
However, according to (ieneral Guy Henninger, director of
Selective Service, students regularly enrolled under contract in
advnce KOTC are not required to register on Feb. 14 and 1G, as
they are already enrolled in the armed services.
i!en. Uenninger explained that if a student is in advanced
KOTC and is not under contract then he must register. If at
any time his KOTC contract is cancelled he must go to the local
draft board and register within five days from the date of con
Register on Campus.
"We would appreciate it," (Jen. Uenninger said, "if all
university students would register at either the ag college
campus instead of going to other polls located in the '-ity. This
will save the student time, and it will be more convenient for
Maj. II. U. Turner, assistant selective service head, stressed
the importance of careful consideration by the student before
he indicates his home residence, lie explained. "The home resi
dence that the student puts down will indicate what draft board
wil have jurisdiction over him. It will only be the student who
can determine where his home residence will be, and it should
be the one that he is in touch with most frequently during the
Keep Contact with Board.
When the students sign up at the booths at the university,
his records will be sent to his home draft board. When atiy
student moves he should inform his board immediately, so that
they can keep in contact with him at any time.
"Men reporting for registration should be prepared to ask
nine questions." Major Turner said. "Name, age in years and
date of birth, residence, mailing address, telephone, name and
address of person who will always know address of registrant,
employer's name and address, and place of employment."
Upon completion of registration, the registrant will be given
(See DRAFT, page 4)
Official Newspaper Of More Than 7,000 Students
9 Arm '
Vol. 41, No. 80
Wednesday, February 11, 1942
Greeks Rfleetfc in SemmSinairs
Efecyss Ruiataai Problems
Greek Week completed its sec
ond day yesterday with generally
large crowds attending all of the
seminars held during the after
noon at the Union.
Fraternity sections were: social
seminar, led by Mrs. Verna Boyles;
selective service and fraternities,
Major H. R. Turner; pledge train
ing. Bob Galloway; scholarship,
Dean T. J. Thompson; and finance,
Sorority sections were: presi
dents, Mrs. H. C. Gellatly; pledge
training, Mrs. Robert Cohen; na
tional defense and sororities, Miss
Attitude of Mind.
Speaking on scholarship, Dean
Thompson pointed out that there
are many different kinds of
scholarship "but the one of most
interest to us is grades and the
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Promoting interfraternity friend
ship and solidarity will be the pur
pose of the active-pledge interfra
ternity banquet, which highlights
today's Greek activities. The ban
quet will be given in the Union
ballroom at 6 p. m.
Dr. Edward H. Hashinger, re
gent of Sigma Nu. will be the main
speaker, and Dr. Clayton Andrews,
national president of Delta Up
silon, will act as toastmaster. Dr.
Hashinger, a graduate of the Uni
versity of Kansas, received his
medical degree from Washington
Courtesy Lincoln Journal.
..Toastmaster at banquet is
biggest problem her? is the atti
tude of mind."
Thompsan emphasized that the
student must carry out his "moral
(See .SEMINARS, page 4)
On. dt?, QampuA
Agronomy Grads Enroll
In Harvard Defense Unit
Charles Gardner and Edwin
Park, both graduate students in
agronomy, are now enrolled in the
advanced qua rtermaster ROTC
unit at the Harvard Business
With a "Haavard" accent, Dan
Atkinson gave a Farewell toast to
Gardner Saturday evening when
his Farmhouse brothers enter
tained him. He was presented
badly faded and tattered Harvard
At Harvard the men will be
given 18 months of continuous
graduate work along with 248
other additional students who will
be trained for reserve officer's
commissions. Both Gardner and
Park received $1000 scholarships.
The critical need for quarter
master officers .caused the War
department to increase the size of
the ROTC unit at Harvard. Men
were selected who had at least
three years of college work with
good scholastic average, who had
two years of basic ROTC training
or its equivalent, had met physical
examination standards and who
were definitely officer material.
Gardner was a member of Sigma
Xi and recently was named the
"Stuart scholar" at the college of
agriculture. Both he and Park
were working toward their mas
ter's degrees in agronomy before
going to Harvard. Their work
there will lead to a master degree
in business administration and
also commissions in the quarter
master corps of the army.
Election of Officers will be the
main reason for the university 4-H
(See HARVARD, page 4).
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Courtesy Lincoln Journal.
E. H. Hashinger.
...Sigma Nu regent speaks at
university in St. Louis and is now
profejsor of medicine.
(See DINNER, page 2)
Members of Phi Sigma Iota, ro
mance language honorary, will
meet today at 7:30 p. m. at the
home of Miss Harriet Talbot,
Betty Ann Nichols will speak
on the "Origin of Don Juan," and
Miss Talbot will discuss "Classic
Painting During the Reign of
'High Jinks' Offers
Variety in Slapstick;
Proceeds to Red Cross
Willi emphasis on entertainment, "llijrh-Jinks." lied Cross
benefit show sponsored by the Student Union, will be presented
twice Saturday, Feb. 14, at 3 and 8 p. m. in the Union ballroom.
For this glorified variety vaudeville show, UN student
talent has turned all out to donate their services. Handling the
musical line will be liob Carey's orchestra, which will not only
accompany various acts, but also play their arrangement o
"The Volga Boatman" and "Shortenin' Bread."
Features New Songs.
Featured among the musical acts is "With All My Love,"
new song written by Max Whittaker, the versatile master of
ceremonies, and sung by Marybelle Hitchcock. The Theta, Pi
Phi, and ATO trios will also present vocal numbers.
Regular old-time vaudeville slapstick will be provided by
Bernard Swartz and Jack Donley. Comedy as seen on a ball
room floor will be interpreted by do Weaver, Bonald Metz, and
Phil Weaver. Romulo Soldevilla will accompany this act.
The grand finale, which features the baton twirling of
Quentin Pearson, will be lighted with a special ultra-violet spot
light imported for the occasion from a Chicago theatrical firm.
This spotlight will allow only certain chemically painted parts
of the stage and performers to appear to the audience. The
(See BENEFIT, page 4)
Inquiring Reporter Finds . . .
Students Sec Slight Defense
Aid in Panhellenic Dance Ban
BY JEAN BAKER.
With National Defense becom
ing a by-word on this campus,
students as whole were amazed
and bewildered at the recent de
cision by the Student Panhellenic
Council to move exchange dinners
from Wednesday to Friday and
Saturday nights and to do away
with hour dances.
Althought feeling that perhaps
the spring hour dances were un
necessary, most students failed to
comprehend the logic of conserving
for National Defense by promot
ing bigger and better exchange
dinners. Not only do most soror
ities and fraternities serve better
than average meals at these din
ners but with Lincoln members
attending as a rule, it means more
volume expense. Voicing the gen
eral student opinion, Polly Parmele
says, "exchange dinners would cost
"Exchange dinners just won't
work on week-ends" according to
Nancy Newbranch, who agrees
with Val Anderson that any time
saved by the elimination of hour
dances would be spent on the ex
"Picinic weather Is approaching
and who will want to go to an
exchange dinner" is the comment
of Lois Christie and Bob Hyde;
while Dorothy Filley, Mary Jo
Latch and Barbara Ernesty all
agree that the week-end exchange
dinners will entail much more ex
(See BAN, page 4)
Day on Campus
Lieutenant J. Edward Roland,
Marine Corps Liaison Officer, will
be on the campus for the last time
today to interview students inter
ested in the Marine Reserve. In
terested students are asked to re
port to the office of the dean of
To qualify for the Reserve, a
student must be a sophomore, jun
ior or senior in excellent physical
condition. He must belong to no
other military organization includ
ing the Army or Navy ROTC.
Accepted students will probably
be allowed to finish school before
being called to active duty but
they are liable to call at any time.
After an intensive officer's train
ing course, the applicant will be
commissioned a second lieutenant
in the Marine Corps Reserve.
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