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Vol 48 Na 10 LINCOLN 8, NEBRASKA Wednesday, October 1, 1947
To Be Dedicated
Gustavson, Dean Oldiather
To Speak at Ceremonies
Chancellor R. G. Gustavson
will be the principal speaker at
the dedication of Love Memorial
Library next Sunday afternoon.
The ceremony will be held in
the east reading room on the first
floor at 3:00 p. m. Other speakers
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LOVE MEMORIAL LIBRAR T Dedication services will be held
here Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p. m.
tion ceremonies," Dr. Lundy said
"Special tours through the build
ing have been arranged for Sat
urday and Sunday.
Organization of Love library
breaks with old library traditions
Four large reading rooms, each
devoted to one broad field and
under the direction of skilled li
brary technicians, supplant the
single general reading room and
the stuffy reference and periodical
rooms of the old style library.
Books will be divided into the
four main categories of the hu
manities, science and technology,
the social studies and education.
Books of all types in these cate
gories will be on open shelves in
the respective reading rooms.
Modern stack design cuts the
time required to obtain a book
not on the reading room shelves.
The future addition of a pneu
matic tube and book conveyor
system will give the library's
physical plant the utmost in mod
ern devices: I
Love library is the realization
of the dreams of nearly two gen
erations of students at the uni
versity. It brings into one build
ing the university library which
once had books scattered in 23
places about the campus, under
leaky roofs and in overloaded
Over 10,000 students can be ac
Max Polsky, operator of Boom
er's hall, has been appointed to
the physical plant staff of the uni
versity to supervise the comple
tion of university housing facili
ties for men, L. F. Seaton, uni
versity operating superintendent,
Polsky's duties will involve the
clean-up and installation of in
cidental fixtures and furniture
and the plant operation of the
men's dorms, as the buildings are
finished. He will also be in charge
of operation of the university
owned rooms at 14th and S streets.
A year ago Mr. Polsky was in
charge of the university-sponsored
men's housing facilities located in
the Boomer building.
include Dr. C. H. Oldfather. dean
of the college of arts and sciences,
and Dr. Frank A. Lundy, direc
tor of university libraries.
"All are invited to attend the
library's open house and dedica-
commodated in the large reading
rooms on the lower floors. When
the fourth floor is completely fur
nished it will furnish the univer
sity with needed seminar rooms
and faculty studies, quiet and
near at hand to the necessary
Co r nh u s k e r Editor-in-Chief,
Joan Ackerman today announced
the staff of the 1948 yearbook.
She said that the staff will be
divided into three sections, edi
torial staff, art staff, and busi
The editorial staff will be head
ed by Miss Ackerman; Managing
Editors, Nadine Anderson and
Jane McArthur; and a third edi
tor still to be named. Seven de
partments are under the direc
tion of this staff:
I. Administration Head: John
Mary Alice Dosek
Classes Co-Heads: Jerry John
ston, Genene Mitchell.
Senior Pris Bailey
Juniors Betty Fesler
Sophomores Louise Carter
Freshmen Dorothy Borverts
Government to - Heads: Dick
Kuska. Betty Bloss.
II. Student Scene, Torchy Redi
ger. Activities and Dances Jan Strattoa,
Publications Mary Radamaker
The Arts Pat Fiske
Snaps Skip Siahl, Hank Schleuter.
Athletics Sports Editor, Rod Fletcher
Co-Heads Jeannie Sampson, Lir Schnei
der. V. Organizations.
Houses Kay Kmsey
Sororities Mary Jewell Walker
Fraternities Chuck Dugan, Si Marke
son. Houses and HaTls Shirley EsVIlsen.
Workers Jack Campbell, Willi Polita.
Acttvitiea and Religious Clubs Marilyn
Xonorarie Janet FalrchiM
VI. Index Editor, Jerry Johns
VII. Rewrite, P r i s Bailey,
Genene Mitch, Charles Cook. j
The Art Staff with Dana Ras
mussen as its Editor consists of
In the first combined gather
ing since 1942, the Innonccnts and
Mortar Board societies met infor
mally in the Union Faculty
Lounge Monday evening to hear
the preliminary report of their
members who were university
delegates to the National Students
Betty Jean Holcomb and Jack
Hill outlined the work undertaken
by the convention held on the
university of Wisconsin campus
in Madison, Wisconsin August 31
to September 7.
Besides Hill and Miss Holcomb,
the student council sent Miss
Dorothy Lasher as official dele
gates. Other students attending
were Eugene Berman, then NSA
regional chairman, and Robert
Gillan and Miss Marthella Hol
comb as unofficial observers.
All university delegates went to
the convention at their own ex
pense. Funds were donated by
Corn Cobs for the registration fees
of official delegates.
It was emphasised by Miss B. J.
Holcomb when interviewed, that
the full committee has yet to make
its formal report to the student
council. The material presented to
the senior honoraries, she pointed
out, was a preliminary sketch of
the program presented by the two
The group was sent to the NSA
convention by the council to study
the organization before the uni
versity students take action on
their invitation to join.
NSA is the first post war effort
to bring the students throughout
the country into an organization
to aid in the solution of problems.
The convention this summer was
concerned primarily with draft
ing its constitution and obtaining
a seat on UNESCO.
Also under consideration by the
national organization is affiliation
with the International activities of
the NSA are to include co-ordination
of the member schools par
ticipation in WSSF.
Navy Will Give
Aptitude exams for the Navy's
college training program at 52
universities, including Nebraska,
will be given in seven Nebraska
cities, CapL M. D. Matthews, pro
fessor of naval science, announced
The exams will be held De
cember 13 in Alliance, Hastings,
Lincoln, McCook, North Platte,
Norfolk and Omaha. Deadline for
submitting applications for the
tests is November 10.
All students who will be be
tween 17 and 21 years of age
on July 1, 1948, are eligible to
apply, according to Matthews.
Successful candidates will be ap
pointed midshipmen in fhe U. S.
Naval Reserve and will attend
one of 52 universities. Tuition,
fees, textbooks and uniforms will
be furnished by the Navy. Stu
dents will also receive $600 a
year retainer pay.
a staff of assistants and photog
raphers. Assistants June Fislar. Josn Pavldson.
Photopraph Staff Head: Bill LeRoy.
Photopra pliers Paul Johnson. 6am
Enple. Geurce Shaw, Norm Case, Bill
Moorhouse, Rod Wagner, Tom Reynolds.
The business staff headed by
Business Manager. Rusty Ayers
has for its staff, assistant business
manager, Cherie Viele and Ray
Business Assistants: Bud Gerhart. Dor
othy Chapin. Kirk Lewis, Iois Henderson.
Art Tirro, James lrvin. Dava Miller, is en
Atkinson, Harvey Davis.
The business assistants should
check the schedule at the office
as to when they should report
Airs European Views
Dr. Kurt von Schuschnigg, for
mer Chancellor of Austria, will
speak before a university convo
cation on "The problems of cen
tral Europe" November 7, Dr. Karl
Arndt, chairman of the faculty
convocations committee, an
Released from a German con-
Tickets for the annual fall jour
nalism awards banquet, scheduled
for Thursday, Oct. 9, will go on
sale today, Dr. W. F. Swindler,
director of the school of journal
ism, announced Tuesday.
Priced at $1.50, the tickets will
be sold at the office of the school
of journalism, 104 U Hall, and at
a booth in U Hall.
Daniel R. Fitzpatrick, Pulitzer
prize-winning editorial cartoonist
of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
will be the featured speaker. Ban
quet plans include the awarding of
gold keys, bearing the seal of the
school of journalism, to five high
ranking journalism students.
Another feature of the program
this fall will be the formal instal
lation of a Nebraska professional
chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, men's
journalism honorary. The under
graduate chapter was revived last
year after wartime suspension, and
the state professional chapter will
be made up of alumni who are
now actively practicing newspaper
Staff members of all campus
publications, journalism majors,
members of the student publica
tions board and any other inter
ested students are welcome, Dr.
Dance to Top
Numerous activities have been
planned for this coming week
end by the Student Union Acti
Heading the list will be a free
jukebox fling in the Union ball
room on Friday from 9:00 p. m.
to 11:30 p. m.
A football jamboree immedi
ately after the game Saturday will
be held in cojunction with the
cheer squad. At 9:00 p. m. Satur
day evening there will be a Uion
izer in the ballroom with music
furnished by Jean Mover's or
chestra. The Coffee Hour between 5:00
p. m. and 6:00 p. m. on Sunday
will be followed by a free va
riety show at 7:30 p. m. featuring
ine urapes or wratn.
Dean Thompson Reminds
Students of Liquor Policy
A letter from T. J. Thompson,
Dean of Student Affairs, has
been sent to all student organ
izations, reminding them of the
university's policy concerning
the use . of alcoholic liquors and
drinking and driving.
The university's attitude is
stated in the following sentences:
The serving of alcoholic li
quors of any strength by stu
dent organizations either in or
ganized houses or at public af
fairs cannot be regarded as ac
ceptable or good educational
practice; Intoxication, intolerable
and reprehensible as it is in civil
life, is much more intolerable
ccntration camp in May 1945, Dr.
Schuschnigg had been held in soli
tary confinement at various camps
since the occupation of Austria in
March 1938. Subsequently he tes
tified at the Nuremburg trials.
He served as chancellor of his
country during the tense four
years preceeding the outbreak of
World War II. He was appointed
as chief of state following the as
sassination of Chancellor Dollfuss
and served until forced to resign
by German pressures on the Aus
trian government, leading to its
Dr. Schuschnigg will discuss the
problems of international politics
arising in the area of his home
land. Austria, one of the oldest
countries of central Europe, has
been a focal point in two world
Dr. Schuschnigg was prominent
in the Austrian state for a decade
before becoming its head. He was
re-elected continuously to the
Vienna parliamct after first as
suming his seat in 1927.
He has written several books
about the history and politics of
his country and has lectured ex
tensively in Europe.
In his book in 1938, "My Aus
tria," Dr. Schuschnigg, speaking of
the disorders and destructive de
cades Austria went through before
World War I, said, Despite all,
wounded to death vet still alive, it
survived even that."
To date, Dr. Arndt explained,
Schuschnigg is the second convo
cation scheduled. Governor Ernest
Gruening of Alaska will speak Oc
To Take Air
Alice Mathauser has been
named to succeed Jean Hiatt as
new director of the Ag Student
Union, Dean Linus Burr Smith,
chairman of the Union personnel
committee, announced today.
Miss Mathauser will assume her
new duties on Oct. 1.
Graduate of the University of
Nebraska in '46, the new director
was employed as a cashier in
the Union cafeteria while attend
ing school. After graduation, she
taugh rural school for a year,
after which she was employed
in the offices of Miller & Paine.
Mrs. Hiatt assisted in organ
izing and planning the Ag Union,
and since its opening last March
has directed the program there.
"It is with much regret that we
accept the resignation of Mrs.
Hiatt," Duane Lake, manager of
the Student Union, said Tuesday.
"Mrs. Hiatt has done a fine job
at the Ag Union under dilficult
conditions, but I am confident that
Ag students will find Miss Mat-
I hauser an able successor."
and reprehensible when in
dulged in by a representative of
a university community."
The university's policy con
cerning drinking and driving
states: "As a public institution it
is believed the university should
exercise any moral suasion pos
sible to decrease and prevent the
great number of accidents, many
of them fatal, that are occurring
on city streets and public high
ways. It should be understood
therefore that it is the policy of
the university to dL liss stu
dents found to be opr- ..tine mo
tor vehicles while under the in
fluence f aJcoholvt liqverai
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