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Vol. 50 No. 119
LINCOLN 8( NEBRASKA
Tuesday. April 4, 1950
emits Invited to ' ComiMiiiQti
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For Holy Week
A variety of special Holy
Week services are being planned
by the different denomination
churches on campus.
Following are a list of the var
Each evening at 7:30 p.m.
services are being held at the
First and Second Baptist
The Christian church is hold
ing morning services from 7 to
7:49 a. m. Tuesday and Wednes
day at Cotner house. The speak
er Tuesday morning Is the Rev.
Lowell Bryant. He was sched
uled to speak on the topic,
"Christ, the Contemporary of the
People of His Day."
The Rev. Kelly O'Neill, speak
ing on "Christ in the Retrospect
of 2,000 Years," will be the
speaker at the Wednesday serv
ice. Lutheran Services
The Lutheran National Coun
cil student group will hold a ves
per service Tuesday evening at
7:15 at the Student house. The
Reverend Peterson will speak to
students on the subject, "Christ
Lives in You."
A 0:30 a. m. breakfast fol
lowed by an hour discussion is
scheduled at the Presby Student
house Tuesday and Wednesday
mornings. The subject Tuesday
was "Pontius Pilate," and the
topic Wednesday is "Jesus."
Catholic students are going to
St. Mary's Cathedral for masses
Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30
a.m., 7:19 a.m., 8 a.m., or 12:15
p.m. Wednesday at 7:19 p.m.,
"Office of Tenebrae," will be
In observance of Holy Thurs
day at 10 a. m. Solemn Pontifical
mass will ' be held, and at 7:45
p.m. a Holy Hour is scheduled,
ri s v n n d Lutheran
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churches are sponsoring noon
Holy Week services starting
Wednesday and continuing
Thursday and Friday. The serv
ices' will be held from 12:05 to
12:35. noon in the Varsity theater.
The speaker for the three serv
ices will be the Rev. L. C.
Rincker of Concordia college at
Milwaukee, Wis. ,
Morning Holy Communion
services will be held Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday at 7
a. m. at the Episcopal chapel for
students. A Holy Communion
will be held Thursday also at
11:30 a.m. The Sacrament will
be on the altar at the chapel
from 11:30 a. m. to 5:30 p.m.
Good Friday Services
On Good Friday the church
will hold the Good Friday Altar
service at 9 a. m. at the chapel.
A joint service will be conducted
at Holy Trinity church in the
afternoon, and in the evening at
7:30 p.m., services will be held
at St. Matthew's church.
Evening prayer services will
be conducted Tuesday, Wednes
day and Thursday evening at
5:30 p.m. at the chapel. Stu
dents will be in charge. Follow
ing the service Thursday, will
be Adoration. The Rev. Harry
B. Whitley is in charge of all
services at the chapel.
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Name for TSetv
A title has not yet been given
to the new campus "hush hush
personality contest to be spon
sored by the Union following
Sparking the first "hush hush
contest will be a coed singing on
a record to be aired on the Sola
tone machines in the Union Crib.
Her voice will be superimposed
over the musical background oi
an orchestra. Students will be
able to vote on who they be
lieve to be the mystery voice by
securing ballots with each "crib
purchased. . .
Until the first mystery volceis
heard in the Crib, a contest is be
ing held to determine a title lor
the contest. All entries may be
left with the cashier in the Crib.
The title should include Jhe
hush hush" thei.ie plus the idea
that it is a contest for the whole
The student entering the win
ning title will receive one dol
lar's worth of cokes free in the
Crib. The contest ends Thurs
day, April 6. ' . ,
Judges for the title contest will
be Duane Lake, Union Rector,
Joanna Lagar, director of the
Union food service; and Juan"a
Rediger, Union public relations
committee member. 1
IVCF to Hear
Six Miracles of the Cross will
be discussed by the Rev. Mr.
Glen Peterson at Inter-Varsity
tnnsuan enowou! a "---
meeting Tuesday April 4, 7:dU
p. m. in room 3io oi ue
Rev. Peterson is pastor of Sheri-r
dan Boulevard Baptist Church in
Thursday Is the regular, meet
ing night for IVCF but was
ttioved to Tuesday because of
Holy Week observances will continue Wednesday evening with
the second annual all-campus Communion Service.
Students of all faiths have been invited to attend the services,
which- will be held in Emmanuel Chapel, 16th and U streets begin
ning at 7:30 p. m. Ministers and students planning the service have
emphasized the fact that students
will net be able to participate in
Replacing the meditation period
presented by the Wesley Players
The pageant is a religious drama
cross to all men. In the performance are six descipleg who respond
to ttfe. evangelist each with a different attitude towards the cross.
At the end all come together in
or the cross.
Singing intermittently with the
voice choir. Soloist will be Robert
Members of the choir are: Mary Alice Schalm, Marilyn Jo Martin,
Mary Wright, Carol Babcock, Julia Bell, Louise Hutson, Wanda
zigler, Alice Meyers, Bill Croft,
Students who will take, part in the religious drama, directed by
Mrs. Ruth Mulder, are: Carol Joyce, Carl Howe,' Greta Faye Mix,
Lois Eddy, Paul Rundle, Molly Brlttanham and Beatrice Smailes.
The Communion will be administered congregational style (at
the seat). Four pastors will participate in the services. The Rev.
Charles Kemp, University YM director, will be general leader for
the services; the Rev. Rex Knowles, Presbyterian pastor' minister,
will give the invitation to the Communion; the Rev. John Lepke,
pastor to the Congregational students, will administer the sacrament
of the bread; and the Rev. C. B.
tor, will administer the sacrament of the wine.
Ruth Speer Is chairman of the services for the YW, ind Rudy
Nelson has charge of the YM part
The Communion service is the
started last year by the YM and
a number of students to worship
According to Ruth Speer, it
ment toward ecumenicity." "Many
slder the niafl-made division in
artificial and look forward to greater understanding of other beliefs
and greater cooperation, and a spirit of unity among churches."
Miss Speer says that "these
better ecumenicity. Another was
ing of ones own church. It is necessary to have both in order to
get a greater understanding of ones own church and also to share
in religious experiences with people
The Carilllon Tower will play
ices. Those in charge of the program wish to stress the fact that the
faculty and public are invited to
Holy Week Talks
Begin on Campus
The University Holy week pro
gram was initiated Monday eve
ning when campus . houses and
organizations heard talks' by
various religious speakers.
Approximately 60 campus and
Lincoln pastors and professors
will have, spoken to organized
houses and other organizations in
a discussion period when the
program' Tuesday evening is
Student representatives' from
the houses and organizations met
their individaul speaker at the
Methodist house at 5:45 to con
duct them . to their meeting
The" religious speakers have
been given a list of questions to
be asked to the respective groups.
The questions, according to the
Rev. Richard Nutt, Methodist
house pastor, are appropriate to
the Lenten season. There is no
specific topic, the pastor pointed
out, but just as a discussion of
The discussions are scheduled
to last about one hour.
Bill Barnes and Louise Cook
composed the committee from the
Religious Welfare Council, to
assign speakers to the various
houses and organizations.
To Appear in
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SPEED DEMON Louis Pagliaro, table tennis wizard, who won
the U S Single championship for three consecutive ye.us,and noted
as the first three time winner will make his apperance at the
Union April 19, in a special exhibition performance. Acclaimed by
many 'ping pong fans as the "world's greatest table tennis exhibition
player," Fagharo will illustrate his version of the "World's fastest
sport."' . ' . . .
are invited even though they
the Communion service, .
at the service will be a pageant
entitled "Challenge of the Cross."
built around the meaning of the
realizing what Is the real challenge
pageant actors will be a twelve
Conjr. Kathy Baker is the pianist.
.Frank Major, Jack Robson and
Howells, Baptist Student house pas
in the program.
second one of its kind. It was
YW in response to the desire of
together without stressing denom
is part of "a world wide move
students," she points out, "rrn-
the Christian church unnatural or
services are one way to foster
is to gain a deeper understand'
of different beliefs."
lenten Inusic preceding the serv
Lincoln's second community
Easter morn singfest will be held
in -Pine woedw4emoriai-bowl - V4
Pioneers park April 9, if weather
The service will begin at 6:30
a. m. and close at 7:30 a. m. Lin
coln singfest committee, made up
of representatives of the Lincoln
Ministerial association and wom
en's division of the Chamber of
Commerce, sponsors the service.
The Rev. Loyd Shubert, pastor
of Vine Congregational church
will preside, and Chancellor Carl
C. Bracy of Nebraska Wesley an
university will give the medlta
'tion. Paul Toren will be song
leader, with Mrs. Ted Morris at
Special music will be presented
by a trumpet trio made Vp Of
Don Engle, Dan. Johns and Jerry
Fairchild, University .. students,
and vocalist,- Richard Hughes,
Nebraska Wesleyan university
Members of the women's di
vision of the Chamber of Com
merce, will usher. Bus service
will be available to the park, the
first bus leaving 10th and O
streets at 6 a. m.
Tennis Singles Champion
Union Exhibition April 19
WeU-Rounded ISA Program
Boosted ' by Bean Thompson
HIT THE DUST This bucking bronco literally threw off his
rider who "hit the dust" on all fours. The bronco riding act will
be one of the features at the annual Farmers Fair to be held on
Ag campus April 28 and 29. The Cotton and Demin dance will
open celebration Friday, followed by the rodeo and exhibits Saturday.
The 1950 edition of the Farmers
Fair, is being shaped up for the
climatic .celebration scheduled for
Friday and Saturday, April 28 and
The Fair will feature a Cotton
Denim ballroom dance at the Col
lege Activities building after an
afternoon of midway carnival en
tertainment. The Whisker King
and the Goddess of Agriculture
will reign over the ball. ,
Midvy activity will be located
on the athletic field south of the
Activities building. Various or
ganizations and groups will be as
signed space in this area. Ap
proximately 13 booths will.be set
up on the midway to sell hot dogs,
lemonade, and yum-yums. Dart
throwing, horseshoe throws and
various other concessions will also
be on the midway.
A barbecue rally will be held
out of doors, unless it rains,
southwest of the Ag Union where
special pits will be set up. Group
singing and pep talks will high
light the rally.
The barbecue will be held Sat
urday, April 29 at a time not ;-t
released. ' , -
The Whisker King is chosen by
faculty members on the basis of
the length, uniqueness and gen
eral appearance of the winning
contestant's beard. Contestants for
the king were registered Friday,
March 16. The only requirement
was that they be clean shaven.
Members of the Home Ec club
will take charge of the presenta
tion of the goddess and the theme
cf the fair.The goddess is chosen
by popular vote, prior to the
dance. Candidates are senior girls.
The Farmers Fair board voted
to eliminate the open house for
this year. The decision was based
on a poll taken among department
heads. The move was approved by
A U. S. table tennis singles
champion will make an exhibi
tion appearance before univer
sity students at the Union, April
Lou Pagliaro, winner of the
singles crown for three consecu
tive years, has been making sev
eral exhibitions thruout the
country and has agreed to play
a match at the university.
Pagliaro, a long-range tour
traveler, made a U-S.O. tour
during the war which took him
thru South America, Central
Africa, North Africa, Casablanca
and the Azores.
The exhibition includes a spe-'
cial trick shot routine which
Pagliaro has devised to please
audiences. Part of the perform
ance requires, a .long distance
service from a point 50 feet
away from the table at a 45
degree angle, and around posts.
9 Six at a Time ..
He also plays with six , balls
at. one time giving a waterfall
or lattice-work effect.'. He also
plays a match with an imaginary
opponent which requires him to
run back and forth from one end
of the table to other returning
.his own shots. '
Paguaro's toiurpartner is
Hamilton , Canning, internation
ally famous star who has en
tertained audiences both here
and abroad with his play.
Tennis critics have said that
his vision is so keen that he
can read the title on a phono
graph record while it is in full
The exhibition is sponsored
by the Union activities commit
tee and the Table Tennis club.
. Since there has been -a drop
in the Union budget, the activi
ties committee announced that
there would be a charge of
25 cents for the exhibition.
Dean Lambert after hearing fac-
ulty opinions on the Farmers Fair
open house. , The poll survey
showed that lack of student sup
port and cooperation in past years
was one of the chief deterrents to
the open house.
Farmers To Get
About one million seedlings of
Clarke-McNary trees will be
shipped to Nebraska farmers and
ranchers this week.
That was the announcement
made by. Extension. Forester Earl
G. Maxwell at the University.
Shipments will be made from
the Nebraska' National forest at
Halsey and from a commercial
nursery at Fremont.
"Though April showers may
come your way
They bring the flowers that
bloom In May." .
The popular song has become
almost classic for its philoso
phical attitude toward the rainy
According to the lyrics, it
ought to be easy to face a drizzle
"without regrets." Lincoln resi
dents, however, couldn't see any
violets connected with the heavy,
wet snow that fell steadily dur
ing most of Monday morning
As a matter of fact, they had
trouble connecting the weighty
flakes with anything in partic
ular, except to return to win
ter. Complainers Cold
Pessimists shivered in the
raincoats that had seemed ade
quate when they left home early
in the morning.
"This stuff might not have
been so bad in February, but . . ."
Even the most optimistic souls
could find nothing more cheer
ing about the moisture than that
it would be goo for farm lands.
And Mr. Average Citizen,
whether joe college or city of
Lincoln, recounted to his friends
over the coffee cups the uncom
monly long and varied, list of
freakish weather happenings in
1950's troubled spring.
"March may have gone but like
a lamb, but brother, what hap
pened to April!"
At Union Changed
A varied series of Sunday eve
ning programs has been planned
by the Union general entertain
ment committee to replace the
regularly featured movies which
were shown at that time.
The change from the pre
viously planned calendar of
events which provided for a
movie every Sunday night for
the remaining part of the semes
ter, was due to a decrease, in
the ' Union ? budget permitting
fewer films to be rented.
On the Union's present tenta
tive program are three different
programs slated for the near fu
ture. . , .' ;
This includes an experimental
theatre play to be given April 16,
at 7:30 p. m., a University radio
department broadcast, April 23,
7:30 p.-in. and the concert to be
presented by Joseph Cech, April
30 at 4 p. m.
The latter program features
music 'by a pianist, who is the
brother of Henry Cech, Husker
The Union committee will
make a. later announcement pro
viding more information regard
ing the programs. -. ; :
Flesher, Aides Installed
As '50 Officers of Group
The independent students have a job to do, T. J.
Thompson, dean of Student Affairs, told the newly initiated
officers of the Independent Students Association Monday
Thompson praised the efforts of the ISA to establish
an intramural sports program for
all independent students. Another
thing that should be stressed,"
Thompson said, "is the social
"I think that I speak for the
faculty when I say that I am de
lighted with what you are trying
to do," Thompson said, "Natural
ly you can't interest all the stu
dents in your program. When
you show that you have and set
up a good program, the authority
on the campus will come to the
Extra Currlcular Work
Thompson said that he be
lieved that a University meant
not only education in classrooms,
but also participation in extra
"I pledge to you my undaunted
support, wherever and whenever
I can help," Thompson said.
"I very much appreciate the
great strides that you have ma,de
since a year ago." .
Thompson urged that the of
fice contact the junior division
and guidance offices so that they
might aid in bringing students
who are not now in activities, to
the ISA, Thompson said that the
ISA should endeavor to help all
students on the campus.
Thompson mentioned a letter
which he received from a parent,
following a letter to the parent
concerning her son's poor scholar
ship. The parent stated that the
letter was the first that she had
five'r received in the two years
her son had gone to college about
any part of her son's campus
"The campus needs an organ
ization to help such a student,"
There are many like this stu
dent, Thompson said. He said
that ISA could do much for stu
dents who are not in activities as
far as social affairs are con
cerned. "I am very anxious that the
independents make themselves
felt in any governing body sit the
University," he said.
He praised the plans of the
ISA to send out invitations to
join the group to all of the in
coming freshmen on the campus.
The ISA recently adopted a
new constitution which provides
that all independent students
would be considered members of
ISA. Active memberships would
be sold for special events, but
any independent would be eligi
ble to take part in any phase of
the sports or social program.
Officers installed at the Mon
day night meeting were: Doa
Flesher, president; Jim Tomasek,
vice-president; Nancy Koehler,
recording secretary; Dennis Mit
chem, treasurer; Darlene Imig,
corresponding secretary; Richard
Bennett, publicity chairman;
Melvin Bates, social chairman;
and Earl Moore, i intramural
sports director. ' , .
For Coed Filing
The final deadline for submit
ting applications for Tassels is
Wednesday for affiliated girl-
and Thursday for unaffiliated
girls, according to Shirley Allen,
president of the girls pep or
ganization. Affiliated girls will turn in
their names by placing them in
the Tassel box in the Union
basement Each organized house
has two representatives in the
pep group. If it has one or two
vacancies, it will file two or four
Tassel pledges will be chosen
from these rushees, along with
unaffiliated candidates, at the
annual rush tea April 23. Appli
cations from unaffiliated girls
will be received at the city
Union activities office and the
Ag Union, 8 a. m. until 6 p. m.,
V . r Requirements
Scholastic , requirements for
Tassel membership include car
rying ' at least 12 hours and
maintaining a weighted 5.5 av
erage. Although a limited num
ber of excuses are allowed, Tas
sels are required to attend all
football ani basketball games
and rallies. Working with the
Corn Cobs, men's pep group,
Tassels help in setting up and
operating th card section at
football games. They also sell
balloons before the games.
One of the main jobs for Tas
sels and Cobs each year is spon
soring 1he annual Homecoming
dance. The Homecoming queen,
presented at the dance, is elected
from among lassel members.
Boxes ofr the collection of
clothing for Europe have been
placed in the Ag and city Unions,
Ellen Smith hall and in the re
ligious houses on campus.
The clothing drive Is being
sponsored by the YWCA World
Relatedness group under the di
rection of Audrey Flood, com
mission leader. Tlfe drive be
gan, Monday, April 3.
Each organized house on cam
pus has been asked to appoint a
chairman to oversee the clothing
collection in his own house.
The commission reports that
all kinds of clothing, such as
sweaters, . dresses, suits, coats,
trousers and sturdy shoes, are
.needed. Both heavy and light
wearing apparel can be used. .
The commission has requested
that the clothing, especially
washable things, be clean when
given. Formals, evening slippers
and other clothing which would
not satisfy the needs of foreign
peoples are discouraged.
Girls who have silk and nylon
stockings with runs in them may
contribute the stockings to the
dirve. These will be sent to the
TWCA in Berlin where Margaret
Day of Lincoln teaches the wo
men to use them in making rag
The commission urged stu
dents to make donations from
their winter clothing before
Easter vacation, and to bring
their old spring clothes with
them when they return.
The clothing will be packed
and collected by the World Re
latedness group. It will be dis
tributed by the Brethren service
committee, which works in co
operation with the interdenom
inational Church World service
Filings for positions as Coed
Counselors for the 1950-51
school year wilL begin Wednes
day, April 12, and continue until
Applicants will sign up for in
terviews which will be held
April 18-21, according to Mari
lyn Campfield. newiy elected
Requirements for considera
tion as a Coed Couselor are fill
ing out a blank with weighted .
average, other activities, and ' a
statement of the reasons for be-
irig interested in becoming a ;
No Coke Dates
New Counselors are asked to ,
be on campus early in the fall
when freshmen are most in need
of help. Contacts between Coun
selors and freshmen will be
more informal this year, accord
ing to Miss Campfield. A Coun
selor will be required to spend
more time with the , "little
sisters" talking about campus
life and . things of interest to
both of them. Coke-dates will be '
eliminated next year. ,
In addition to spending time
orientating freshmen, a Coun
selor must also attend Charm
School and Book Review, and
sell tickets for the Friendship
Dinner and Penny Carnival, -
"Being a good Coed Counselor
entails , much work," said Miss
Campfield, "but it is the type of
work that is rewarding as It
gives you much ' happiness to
know that you are helping some
one when they .most need it. .
By Navy Reserve
The civilian Naval Reserve offers-
paid vacations for all mem
bers. Each year a two weeks'
cruise or training period Is he' J.
This year cruises went to Hawaii,
Acapulco and Vera Cruz, I.'c.wo,
Alaska and the Canal 7 one.
Members remain civil- us, nd
cannot be called to active c' V
without their conspnt v
there is a national cinei " v.
Meetings are held at t. '
Reserve Training CV r i i
North Tenth street. .( t -hour
meeting is - ett It
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