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Vol. 47 No. 131
Program Features Take-Off
On 'The Daily Newspapers'
Featuring original dances composed by the group,
Orchesis dance club will present its 20th annual spring
concert this week end with performance on both Friday and
Saturday nights at 8:15 in Grant Memorial.
A take-off on a "Daily" newspaper, the program will
include dances entitled "Bargain Sale," "Society Column",
Foreign Affairs," "The Fugitive,"
and "Advice to the Lovelorn.
Members of the Pre-Orchesis club,
directed by Mrs. Monty Geissing
er, will perform "Sidewalk
Glances," sketches of people seen
on the street.
Celebrating its 20th year on this
campus, Orchesis was started in
1919 at the University of Wiscon
sin. Today, all of the larger col
leges and universities have some
kind of Orchesis, some of them
giving performances that rank
high in artistic merit, according
to Dr. Aileene Lockhart, faculty
director of the Nebraska club.
It is estimated that 75,000 col
lege men and women are now en
rolled in modern dance classes in
Sponsored by the women's
physical education department and
the WAA, Orchesis is headed by
Irma Lou Fisher, president, and
Billie Steelman, secretary. Be
cause of the interest displayed in
modern dance, Pre-Orchesis was
organized in 1945 with Mrs. Monty
Geissinger as faculty sponsor. Mrs.
H. H. Flood is accompanist.
Members of Orchesis who will
dance in the concert are Anna
"Hink" Aasen, Betty Aasen, Jo
Bergh, Marilyn Davis, Marian
Falloon. Erma Lou Fisher. Ardyce
See ORCHESIS, page 4.
Round one of the Delta Sigma
Rho sponsored intramural speech
contest was completed last night
and winners who will compete in
round two Thursday were named.
Semifinalists as announced by
contest director Donald Olson,
were: Pat Boyd, Paul Harrington,
Robert McKensie, Don Farber,
John Peters, Patsy Takemoto, Bud
Hertzler, Jean Conely, Mary Cot
tingham, Jean Swengal, Gladys
Jackson, Pat Lathen, Dick Burk
heimer, Jackie Gordon, John
Soennichsen, Rosalie Weather
field, Pat Heynew, Catherine
Ham, Lee Harris, John Wen
strand, Dale Ball.
These people will draw topics
for the Thursday competition in
Mr. Olson's office in the Temple
from 4 to 5:30 p. m. today. The
Sigmund Romberg's Record
Of Composition Unsurpassed
By Sue Golden.
Composer Sigmund Romberg,
whose record of 2,000 songs and
80 shows is unequaled by any
other musician, will bring his 52
piece concert orchestra to the coli
seum this Friday night at 8:30.
On this, his third concert tour
of the country, Romberg's pro
gram, as announced, will be made
up entirely of light, contemporary
music, including many of his own
works. His assistants will be Le
onnc Hall, Nita Ann Carol, Gail
Manners, Ester Borgia and Gene
Probably unequaled, too, is
Romberg's record as a joiner. He
is a member of the American So
ciety of Composers, Authors and
Publishers: president of the Song
Writers' Protective association, a
charter member of the Dramatists'
Guild, a Mason, Rotarlan, Lamb
His career in this country be
Preceding a departmental recital
in which over 30 students will
perform, Aubrey Pettit will ap
pear as a senior recitalist today at
4 p. m. in Temple Theater in a re
cital open to tne pubuc.
A member of the Sinfonia male
quartet both now and before the
war, ePttit was a "Messiah" solo
ist in 1941 and sang a leading role
in DeKoven's opera "Robin Hood."
Leaving his three years' army
service as a first lieutenant, he di
rected Kappa Sigma fraternity in
its winning Ivy Day Sing entry
His numbers include "Nina," an
Italian art song by Pergolesi,
"Cloths of Heaven," a modern
song by DunhiU, and "Even Brav
est Heart" from Gounod's opera,
Arleen Kostal, Anna Sorenson,
Howard Jacob and Mary Alice
Peterson will perform in the organ
section of the departmental in
room 105 of the School of Music.
In the string portion, to be heard
in room 17, Marcia Moulton, Max
ine Stone, Willistine Clark, Pa
tricia Line, Shirley Compton, Es
ther Schram and Roma Johnson
A brass quartet, a brass quintet,
and clarinet, trombone and trum
pet soloists will be heard in Tem
ple 103. Piano reciltalists, playing
in School of Music room 11, are
Helen Abdnor, Gwen Taylor,
Dorothy Schneider, Joseph Lococo,
Beverly Shuman, Mary Barton,
Dolores Peterson, Mary Lou Som
mer, Marjorie Squire, Norma Keu
ten, Muriel James, and Claude
second round will be held Thurs
day at 7 p. m. in the Temple.
The finals will be Saturday at
10 a. m.
The House Trophy will go to
the organized group whose two
speakers accumulate highest rat
ings for the three rounds. The
individual trophy will go to the
individual whose accumulative
ratings for the three rounds is
gan in 1909, when Romberg
played for his meals and $15 a
week in one of New York's Hun
garian restaurants specializing in
goulash. He played for a few years
in various cafes, then organized
his own orchestra and, while play
ing one of his original composi
tions at Bustanoby's restaurant,
was heard and liked by a theat
Rise to Fame.
Romberg's rise from here on up
was a rapid one. He first wrote
the score for "The Whirl of the
World," proceeded through "Blos
som Time," "Maytime," and "New
Moon" to his latest production,
"Up In Central Park."
Other Romberg shows are "The
Desert Song," "Girl of the Golden
West," "My Maryland," "The Stu
dent Prince." Songs to his credit
include "Sweetheart," "S t o u t
Hearted Men," "The Drinking
Song," "One Kiss," and "Lover,
Come Back To Me."
LINCOLN 8. NEBRASKA
Student Council has voted to
open filings for delegates to each
of three conferences" at which the
university has been invited to be
represented. Conferences include
the regional meet of the National
Continuations committee at Sioux
Falls, S. D., on May 10 and 11, the
ten-day constitutional convention
of the NSO to be held during the
first two weeks of September, and
the International Student Serv
ice conference to be held during
the summer tn Aarhus, Denmark,
with study tours of Europe fol
lowing. While the council hopes to find
funds to defray conference regis
tration fees for delegates, its pres
ent budget makes it impossible for
the council to pay any expenses
of delegates. Any student who is
interested and can arrange to pay
his own expenses, or enlist the
backing of some organization
willing, to send him, is encour
aged to file.
The university is one of fifteen
U. S. schools asked to send rep
resentatives. Student councils of
these schools will submit study
tour requests for their repre
sentatives to the United States
branch of ISS, which will select
five of these fifteen to attend the
conference and designate the
study tour in which each of the
other ten will participate.
Filing procedure simply entails
placing a letter in the Student
Council mail box in the Union
basement. Candidates should list
reasons for desiring to attend,
qualifications as to studies and
outside interests, the manner in
which they expect to secure ex
pense money, and any other gen
eral information that will help the
council to decide the candidate's
Interested students may tele
phone Eugene Berman at 2-3649,
or Sam Warren at 3-4349, if they
hae further questions.
To Talk Friday
Dr. Adelaide M. Johnson of the
Institute for Psychoanalysis in
Chicago wiU speak Friday on the
subject of "Behavior Can Be Un
derstood." Sponsored by the fac
ulty, the students and the alumni
of the Graduate School of Social
Work, the lecture will be held at
St. Paul Methodist church at 8:15
p. m. Friday.
Tickets, which sell for 50 cents
each, are being sold by students
in the graduate school and by indi
viduals working in social agencies.
Tickets are also available in the
graduate school office in Sosh.
In her lecture in Lincoln Dr.
Johnson intends to focus on the
relationship between the parent
and the child. She will use illus
trations from cases which she has
had within her own experiences.
Within the course of her lecture
she plans to indicate some of the
psychiatric thinking in respect to
treatment of children, including
the child who comes into con
flict with the community the de
linquent. Allen Moot Court
As Trial Winner
Eudd L. Bornhoft, junior in law
college, has been announced as
the winner of the university's
Thomas S. Allen Moot court com
petition. Although the competition Is
normally carried on by two stu
dents, Bornhoft's partner dropped
out of school, and Bornhoft car
ried through his case to win.
The case was argued before
three Nebraska Supreme court
justices Fred W. Messmore, E. B.
Chappell and Adolph E. Wenke.
The losing "firm" was composed
of two senior law students, Elmer
J. Jackson and Earl E. Morgan.
Corn Cob Prexy
Pcsek, Warren, White Take
Pep Group's Other Offices
Duane Munter, Ag college junior, has been named presi
dent of Corn Cobs, men's pep organization, Don Kline, re
tiring president, announced yesterday.
Martin Pesek will take the post of vice president, and
Sam Warren will be the new secretary. The office of treas
urer will be held by Lee White.
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The active and alumni chapters
of the Maxwell Senate of Delta
Theta Phi law fraternity held their
annual Founders' Day May 31 at
the Hotel Cornhusker.
Seventeen members were ini
tiated into the active chapter and
this semester's pledge class were
pledged, followed by a banquet at
which Bongardt, counsel for the
Union Pacific railroad and former
law professor at Cieighton univer
The following men were initiat
ed: William D. Allison. Ray B.
Cumming, Charles G. Cummings,
Maurice D. Dingwell, Tyler B.
Gaines, James R. Ganz, William F.
Ginn, Gilbert W. Hucftle. R. Lloyd
Jeffrey, James G. Miles, Joseph R.
Moore, Stanley R. Scott, George
H. Stanley. Ronald H. Strahle,
Ward C. Urbom. Jean A. Wolf and
Lclund R. Jacobson.
Ralph Nelson was elected dean
and Vance Leininor was named
vice dean. Other officers selected
were Lloyd Hall, tribune. Joseph
Moore, master of the ritual; Lloyd
Jeffrey, master of the roll: Stan
ley Lowe, clerk of the exchequer,
and Ronald Strahle, bailiff.
Filings are now open to students
who are interested in staff posi
tions on the Daily Nebraskan next
semester, Dr. David Fellman, the
chairman of the publications board
Students may obtain blanks at
the school of journalism oflice in
University Hall and may return
them to that office or to Dr. Fell
man's office, 103 Social Science.
The deadline for applications has
been set for May 13, at 5 p. m.
Publications board will meet on
May 17 in the Faculty Lounge of
the Union at 9 a. m. to select the
new staff. The following positions
will be filled: Editor, two manag
ing editors, five news editors,
sports editor, society editor, ag
news editor, special features edi
tor, business manager, three assist
ant business managers and a cir
Wednesday, May 7, 194Z
Munter is a member of Kosmct
Klub, Ag Exec Board, and is
business manager of the Corn
husker Countryman. A neuly
tapped Innocent, he is vice presi
dent of Alpha Gamma Rho fra
Fesek Li the '47-'43 Yell King,
a member of student council, Stu
dent Foundation, and interfra
ternity council. A member of the
Innocents Society, he is affiliated
with Sigma Chi fraternity.
Warren has served as Coin
Cobs notifications chairman and
is a holdover member of the Stu
dent Council. Special features
editor of the Daily Nebraskan and
co-editor of the Tiny-Y, YM pub
lication, he is a member of Sin
fonia and secretary of Sigma Nu
Corn Cob chairman of the Cob
Tassel banquet. White has served
on the Student Union board of
managers, interfratenity council
and is a member of the Feish
ing Rifles. He is a member of
Innocents and Sigma Alpha Ep
The retiring officers arc: Dn
Kline, president; Art Beindorff,
vice president: Dean Skokan,
treasurer; and Williar Visck,
UN To Hold
An experimental conlt-i t r e
dedicated to the future of puY. c
school education in the state w',A
be held on the university camj u
this weekend, with 75 outstand
ing high school seniors from 40
Nebraska communities as guests.
"Everywhere we read and hear
that education is the solution for
today's and tomorow's problems,"
Dr. Walter Beggs of teachers col
lege explained. "This weekend we
will bring together today's leaders
and teachers, and some of the
best potential teacher talent in
the state to consider the challenge
of the teaching profession, and
the need for outstanding young
people to enter this field as a pro
fession. An Experiment
"This is an experiment. We
have invited onlv 75 seiiiois. but
they have been selected by Uxal
supci uutnoems wnn great rare,
on the basis of scholastic ability
and dynamic personality as a
l'-aoer. Each student will be
Sxnsored by a local service u
ganization, such as the Lvis. Ro
tary. Community Club or An.cii
Reprcfentatm s of all t -r
training institutions 1,1 ths st
have been invited to attend tj
"see if such a conference K uld
be worthwhile at their in-rtitu-tions
next year," according to Dr.
Beggs, who along with Dr. Wil
liam Hall, also of the university,
conceived the idea for the con
ference. They hope the confer
ence will stimulate a statewide
campaign to attract many trt the
best of Nebraska high school se
niors to the teaching profession,
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