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W hKTS ?37 WCA member? examme contributions to the old clothes drive now be
iEow w n t SAto ne?dy people in EurPe- Members of the World Relatedness group
rvTl Th u lnlte Ls?nJ nne Jane HaU- Doris Carlsen, Ginny Koehler, and Aud-
wLih SSLI !1S b?m,fnd"cted in cooperation with the interdenominational Church
W iff Mfhff mi"ee-.4A114U knds of clothing are needed, and students are being asked to bring
iSrSl ) o ?r Wlt1,,Jhenl 'rom Easter vacation. Boxes for the collection. have been placed
In the Ag and City Unions, Ellen Smith hall, and in the religious houses on campus. Audrey Flood is
chairman of the YW group which wiU pack the clothes for overseas shipment. (Rag Photo by Hank
Block and Bridle will sponsor
its annual Livestock Judging
Contest for University students
Saturday, April 15, starting at 1
This is the first year it has
ever been held in the after
noon. The big award for this an
nual event is a man's wrist watch
presented by the Elgin National
Watch company to the winner
of the senior division. The Na
tional Block and Bridle club also
makes awards for the top win
ners by presenting gold and
silver medals, Ribbons will also
AU Students Eligible
The contest is open to all Uni
versity students, according to an
Donated to NU
Fourteen heifers have been
added to the experimental breed
ing herd of the University and
the U. S. Department of Agricul
ture at Fort Robinston last week.
The addition came in the form
of a gift from 14 members of the
Breeders Association during
their annual show and sale at
The presenstation was made
by Russell Vanderkolk, Bellwod,
president of the association ,to
Prof. Marvel L. Baker, associate
director of the University's ex
Prof. Baker said the Univer
sity and the USDA, which jointly
operate the Fort Robinson re
search project, eventually will
have about 600 cows Herefords,
Angus and perhaps Shorthorjis
for the experimental breeding
The 23,000 acre former Army
remount deoot recently was
turned over to the two agencies
by the government for research
purposes. Object of the research
project, Prof. Baker said, is to
work toward breeding animals
that will be as efficient as pos
sible in their 'rate and economy
of gain. The researchers also
want to develoo cattle wuh a
long life and a greater ability to
produce good calves. Prof. Baker
said research will be conducted
with all of the three breeds.
The 14 heifers make the sec
ond gift of cattle for the project.
The first donation was 12 head
of Angus heifers and the serv
ices of one herd bull from mem-
berg of the South Dakota Aberdeen-Angus
tion. Juniors, Organizations
All junior men with activity
Points are requested to submit
their names, addresses and
telephone number to Merle
Slalder, president of the Inno
cents Society, by S p. m.,
Thursday. April 13, or at the
earliest date possible.
This Information should be
left In the Innocents mailbox
In the Union burner t.
Requirements for Junior
stand Inf are defined by the
rerlstrar as follows; ' Colleges
of Pharmacy aai Law, at least
4 and no more than 100 credit
hours completed; remaining
colleres, at least 53 and na
more than 88 credit hours
All service organizations
which have not submitted
their lists of male members to
Ifty Gloystein. 348 North
14th street, are urged to da so
2 V ir-1 . V - i V ' V 5 , I "R-H" factor, will be the topic f-"f : . a - I
. N " v ; - 1 of Dr. Kenneth Meginnis, Lincoln Ti j , f (j
I ' ' I pediatrician, who will appear be- ' ; fjlj 7S v X
X f . - i fore members of Nu-Med socitty, U
and Bridle Plans
announcement made by. Wilbur
Pauley, president of the Ne
braska chapter of Block and
Bridle. There will be two divi
sions, the senior division and the
Rules for classifying contest
ants as to division are as fol
lows: 1. All freshmen enter the jun
ior division .
2. Any sophomore, junior or
senior who has had A. H. 1 but
no other A. H. courses includ
ing judging, may enter either
the junior or senior division.
3. All students who have not
had A. H. 1 enter the junior
4. All students not classified
above in 1, 2, or 3 enter the sen
5. ' Senior animal husbandry
judging team members awarded
Block and Bridle medals are not
eligible for competition.
The senior division will give
oral reasons while the junior
division will answer questions.
All students will judge classes
of beef cattle, horses, hogs, and '
sheep. The contest gives the stu
dents practice under pressure
like some of them will expen
ence when they make livestock
judging teams that compete at
Outdoor badminton and deck
games; darkroom facilities and
equipment; radio studio facilities;
costume making and fitting serv
ices; annual exhibition of student
art, and instruction in skiing,
archery and sailing.
These are just a few of the fa
cilities awaiting students at the
University of Wisconsin in their
A suryey of services offered by
that Union shows that there are
about 183 things to do for stu
dents in their spare time.
Among the 183 facilities, of
which most are free, are writing
and study rooms, notary service,
page and messenger service, and
storage lockers for student or
ganizations. Meeting Rooms .
Over 7,000 reservations are
made a year for rooms for meet
ing, lectures, social gatherings
and exhibits. In the exhibit
field, art exhibitions are held
continuously throughout the
year, plus an annual exhibition
of student art ana rural an.
Another special feature is a
barbershop located in the Union
Sports minded students, may
receive instruction on sailing
riinchies and belong to the Sail- j
ino riuh. Thev may take -over
night camping outings, take part
in bicycle trips, canoe trips and
skating parties. , '
Planned at LIU
In an effort to revive student
interest in the now defunct .Stu
dent Council at Long Island uni
versity, a petition listing student
grievances has been circulated
throughout the student body by
the Inter-Club Council. , ,
The petition is being circulated
to break the present student dis
content and to force the Univer
sity administration to support a
reconstruction of the governing
body. The results will then be
presented ti the Administration
oflicers as an indication of the
wishes of the student body. .,
.-1 Pi . : r t t Wednesday. . U .
the national livestock expositions
in the United States.
Participation in the annual
Block and Bridle contest has
helped boys and teams to bring
national honors to the Univer
sity, as have the judging teams
of the animal husbandry depart
ment for this year, as an ex
ample, said Pauley.
Nears in Union
There's only one day left for
you to get your entry turned in
for naming the Union "hush
hush" personality contest. '
If you're in the mood for one
dollar's worth of free cokes,
hand in a title that would be
suitable for the title of the con
test and you may be judged the
All students may enter the
contest, by turning in their en
try to the cashier in the Crib.
The "hush hush" personality
contest will hold its initial ap
pearance in the Crib Wednesday,
I ft T 1 , '
i 9, luuuwuig spring vaca-
Hush Hush" Personality
At that time, a "mystery" stu
dent's voice will be aired over
the Solotone record machines in
the Crib. Each week a different
"mystery" student Will be heard
on the machines.
Students may guess who the
"mystery" student is by enter
ing their selection on ballots
secured with each "crib" pur
chase. Prizes ranging from free
"cribs" to tickets to dances will
be given for the person guess
ing the "hush hush" personality.
Ballot boxes will be placed in
the Crib with the cashier.
The contest for naming the
contest will end Thursday, April
6. All entries must be left with
the cashier in the Crib. An
nouncement of the winner will
be made following spring vaca
tion. Judges for the contest will be
Duane Lake, Union director;
Joanna Lagar, Union food serv
ice director; and Juanita Redi
ger, Union ""Public Relations
Spring has come to the Uni
versityor the Physical Educa
tion Department for Women has
taken to the great out-of-doors.
Something new In the way of
outdoor sports has been added to .
the PE department agenda this
spring, Miss Mabel Lee, head of
the PE department, has an
nounced the addition of a ca
noeing course. The class will not
only be open to PE majors, but
to all students alike.
Canoeing classes will be held
at Oak Creek, and will be in
structed by Miss Ruth Shellberg.
For several years. Miss Shell
berg has guided canoe tours in
the Canadian woods.
Miss Lee has also announced
that the new outdoor tennis
courts located Cn the east side
of the Coliseum, besides being
reserved for regular tennis
classes during the day, the courts
will be reserved from 4 to 6
p. m. every Tuesday, Wednes
day ana Thursday afternoons
In addition to this recreation
al tennis program, a - women's
tennis club has been organized
as part of the departmental pro
gram. It will meet every Thurs
day night from 7 until 9:30 p. m.
Fact3 and information on the
"R-H" factor, will be the topic
of Dr. Kenneth Meginnis, Lincoln
pediatrician, who will appear be
fore members of Nu-Med socitty,
vice president, Dr. Meginnis will
give his interpretation of the de
velopment, past, present, and fu
ture of the condition, which
vitally affects many human
Time for the meeting is 7:30
p. m. at the Union, Parlor Z.
Fiebigj and Boyd
Silence and solemnity reigned
at the final session of the Su
preme Court of the United States
of Allen Tuesday night In ses
sion before three judges of the
Supreme Court of the State of
Nebraska Don Boyd and Glen
Fiebig won the decision over
Richard Berkheimer and For
The case appealed involved
the legality of evidence obtained
by wire tapping ir. a state trial
court. Interpretation of the Fed
era,! Communications Act was
the point of law, involved.
The petitioners, represented
by Berkheimer and Fugate, were
charged with bribing a profes
sional baseball player to lose a
professional baseball game. A
police officer obtained the evi
dence presented by listening to
telephone conversations between
the petitioner and the baseball
Both the petitioners and the
respondents cited cases involving
the same point of law which
had been appealed to the Su
preme Court of the United
States. ' '
The petitioners quoted Justice
Felix Frankforter as stating that
if testimony of this kind were
permitted it would defeat the
national constitution. They re
minded the court that the issue
involved was the power of the
Constitution to make rules for
In presenting the verdict of
the" court, ftobert Ci. summons.
Chief Justice commented, "It is
the opinion of the court that the
decision should go to Mr. Boyd
and Mr, Fiebig. He then praised
both teams for their excellent
arguments and briefs prepared.
He continued by saying,
"Numbers don't always control
results. The briefs and argu
ments presented represent much
work on the part of these men
who will soon become lawyers."
"There is I always something
which drives a man on," he
continued. "When you get out
into practice all the plaques and
keys you may have won won't
win any cases. I think this ac
tivity is a fine one and we are
certainly dedicated to Tom Al
len who set up this court for
the law college. The case pre
sented taxes the ability of any
lawyer. If you continue your ac
tivity as you have here tonight
I have no fear for your success
in the greatest profession."
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RUTH. SPEEB YW. chairman
of the all-campus Communion
Chess Via Radio
Suggested by Ml
Something new in the way of
an inter-collegiate chess tourna
ment has been suggested by the
University of Missouri
The Missouri chapter of Ama-t
teur Radio asosciation has asked
to hold a tournament via radio.
If the plan work outs, the Ne
braska chapter of ARA will co
operate with the Missouri chap
ter in broadcasting the tourna
Students interested . in taking
part in the chess tournament are
asked to sign their names and
addresses in ; the Union activi
ties office before Thursday,
Ag Union Dances
The final word will be written
on the Ag Union dance lessons
Wednesday evening as profes
sional teacher "Dee" Kelly, shows
students how .the Jitter-bug is
Fairly large crowds have
turned out weekly for the 7:15
p.m. events. Gerard Pritchard,
dance committee chairman said
more than 70 students were at
the last meeting to receive prac
tical instructions in the basic
Through the past three weeks,
the basic steps in waltz, rhumba,
and fox trot have been taught
under the direction of the Ag
union dance committee.
It was announced yesterday
that the previously scheduled
Cornhusker Countryman meeting
will be held following, the dance
instructions in. the Countryman
The meeting is to collect copy
and assign stories for the forth
coming Farmers Fair issue.
Engineer's JiVeek this year will
again be climaxed by a dinner
and dance at the Union ballroom
on Friday, April 28.
The dinner, beginning at 6:30
p. m., is open to couples only.
The following awards are to be
presented during the banquet:
The O. J. Fee award to the out
standing senior in engineering,
the Blueprint award to the so
ciety selling' the most subscrip
tions, the Sigma Tau scholarship
and class memorial, the Field
day award and the Engineer's
Week trophy to the winning de
partment. Jim Erwin will be
Music by Powell
The banquet will be followed
by a dance with Fizz Powell
playing. Special music will be
furnished at intermission by any
talented engineers, who wish to
perform. ... . ...
A limited number of tickets
are on sale at $4.80 a couple for
this banquet and dance. The
tickets were distributed to the
various departments in propor
tion to their size. Since the ball
room will have facilities for only
250 couples, the committee urges
all men to buy early. Excess
tickets will then be redistributed.
Nelson to Attend
Alpha Epsilon Rho elected
Lois Nelson, a pledge, to repre
sent the Nebraska, chapter at the
national honorary radio fratern
ity convention at Columbus, Ohio,
at a meeting Monday, April 3.
Lydia Nekuda reported at the
meeting that Alpha Epsilon Rho
members, only, will have the
privilege of going to radio station
KFOR and making spot an
nouncements for the station.
All Religious Faiths
Students of all religious faiths
are urged to attend the second
annual all-campus Communion
service to be held Wednesday
evening In Emmanuel Chapel,
16th and U Streets at 7:30 p. m.
Co-chairmen are Ruth Speer and
The service is being held as a
part of the Holy Week observ
ances on the campus. All stu
dents are welcome to the service
whether they wish to participate
in the communion service or not.
The Wesley Players will pre
sent a religious drama, "The
Challenge of the Cross," which
will serve as Che meditation. The
meaning of the cross in the lives
of men is presented in this pro
duction. The attitudes of six dif
ferent people toward the cross
are shown in the drama. Six
disciples respond differently, but
all finally agree as to the true
challenge of the cross.
A 12 voice choir will furnish
the music for the program. Kathy
Baker wil accompany the group,
with Robert Conger as soloist. .
Members of the ehoir are: Carol
Babcock, Bill Croft. Julia Bell,
Louise Hutson, Phyllis Becker,
Frank Major, Marilyn Jo Martin,
Jack Robson, Alice Meyers. Mary
Alice Schalm, Mary Wright, and
Mrs. Ruth Mulder directs the
religious play. Characters are:
Carol Joyce, Carl Howe, Greta
Faye Mix Lois Eddy, Paul
Rundle,- Molly Brittanham and
Four University student pas
tors will participate in the serv
ices. The Rev. Charles Kemp,
University YM director, will be
general leader for the services.
The 'Rev, Rex Knowles, Presby
terian pastor, will give the in
vitation to the communion, while
the Reverends John Lepke, Con
grcgationalist pastor, and C. B.
Howells, Baptist pastor will
See Communion, rags 4
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Final Theatre Flay
A tentative cast has been announced for the Uni
vensity Theatre's fifth and final production of the year,
following a series of four tryouts.
Director Dallas Williams, stated that 13 students hav
been selected to take part in
a comedy by Richard B. Sheridan
to be presented May 8, 9, and 10
at the Nebraska theater,
1 Taking the top ' leads in the
characterization of 18th century
ler, as Lady , f
Teazle and r
han as Joseph v
were given u J
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lik, who will
play Sir Peter Frltzler.
Teazle; Don Nichols, as Sir Oliver
Surface, and Ced Hartman as
Miss Fritzler, a sophomore from
Long Pine, is in Teachers college,
and a member of Delta Delta
Shanahan is a graduate student
and has been
very active in
the speech de-.
is a member
of Alpha Epsi
lon Rho, radio
h o norary.
He has taken
part in sev
U n iversity
Sobolik is an arts and science
freshman from David City, Nich
ols is an arts and science cnior
from Arlington, V.i., and" is a
member of Sigma Gamma Epsi
lon, bizad honorary, and Sigma
Phi Epsilon fraternity. Hartman,
Omaha, also an arts and science
senior, is a member of Alpha
Epsilon Rho and active in
Other cast members are Mar
jorie Miller, as Lady Sneerwell;
Elaine Elliott, Mrs. Candour;
Christine Phillips, Marja; Ralph
Hanneman, Mrs. Crabtree; Mil
ton Hoffman, Mr. Snake; Tom
Stimpfig, Sir Benjamin Backbite;
Bill Klamm, Rowley; Jack
"irst rehearsals were held
Tuesday evening to acquaint the
participants with the entire play.
The play, according to Director
Williams, is a "comedy of man
ners" play. The first production
of the comedy was made at the
Drury Lane theater in London,
May 8, 1777.
There are two principle scenes,
h screen and a picture auction
scene. Many critics of drama ac
claim these scenes as the most
comic in all of English comedy.
ftiui nelson ym repre
sentative on the Communion
Tours KC Firms
Twenty-one members and
pledges of Alpha Kappa Psl,
business and professional fra
ternity, and two instructors of the
College of Business Administration-
toured several business es
tablishments in Kansas City, Mis
souri, March 24 and 25.
Russell, Blake, member of the
Kansas City Alpha Kappa Psi
Cliapier, arranged a tour of R.
H. Macy & company, incorpor
ated; Federal Reserve Bank;
Board of Trade; and several
other firms. The tours were con
ducted by officers and employees
of the firms.
In addition to the tours, lunch
eons were held at the Frank J.
Marshall Restaurant and the
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the play, "School for Scandal"
Five debaters will leave- for
Wichita, Kas, Thursday to rep
resent the University at the an
nual Missouri Valley conference.
The squad members participat
ing in one of the major confer
ences of the year are Rodney
Lindwall, Jack Solomon, Eloiss l
Paustian, Lois Nelson and Don
As a team unit Lindwall and -
Solomon will take the negative
side of the question, and Paus-
tinn finH Wplenn will HaHa nf
firmative in the conference. The
topic for debate is: Resolved:
That the Communist party in the
United States sohuld be out
Don Chang will enter in the
oratory division. Last year he
placed second in the entire con-
ference with his oration. Chang's
speech this year Is entitled
Camouflage, and Is a oration
on racial prejudice. He . was -coached
by Donald Kline. , -
Entering in extemporaneous
speaking contests will be Paus- '
tian and Solomon. The topics for
the contest will be on current
events in the political scene.
Thirteen schools will compete
in the conference representing
ten states. The schools are: Uni
versity of Nebraska, Urdversity
of Colorado, University of South,
Dakota, Iowa State, Oklahoma
University, University of Texas,
Louisiana State, Kansas State,
Kansas University, Washington
University, Creighton University -1
and the University of Arkansas.
The conference will hold 4t.
opening sessions Thursday and
continue thru Saturday.
The meet names an overall
winner at the conclusion, besis '
awarding individual honors. Two '
years ago Jack Solomon was a -
member of the winning debate .
team of the conference. Last
year, represented by debaters
Rodney Lindwall and Don Jensen
and Tom and Ted Sorensen, and
Chang in oratory, the University
placed second as a school in the
Accompanying the students to
Kansas will be Donald Olson and
Ten School of Music Juniors
will present a general recital
Wednesday, April 5, at 4 p. m. in
Social Science auditorium.
Featured at the program will
be a string quartet number
Dlaved by Aleta SnelL Kathleen
Forbes, Roma Johnson, and Jan
ice LiljedahL Miss Snell wiu
play the first violin; Miss Forbes,
second violin: Miss Johnson, vi
ola; and Miss LiljedahL cello.
Mary Barton of Pawnee City
will accompany the string quar
The other Junior students on
the - program are Erma Quinn,
Virginia Taylor, Aaron Schmidi,
Helmut Sienknecht, and Jim
Works by Debussy, Barber,
Ha'idel, Guion, Watts, and Gau
bert will be presented.
Homas to Crarny. ........ I. .. iMbuMf
Erma Quinn, Omaha, N.or.
Tht Little SlwplMrd'a Song Wattt
Virginia Taylor, Kearney, Web.
Aaron Schmidt, Fremont, Neb.
The Cry of tbe Flret Blra... GuloB
Helmut Sienknecht. Lincoln
Bonftta IV. Adagio, Allegro Handel
Jim Btevsneon, Fairbury, Neb.
Dover Beach i ...Barber
String Quartet: Mary Barton. Pawneo .
C'ty, Vocallat: Aleta Snell. flret vio
lin, Lincoln; Kathleen Forbeot, Boottv
bluff, eeoond violin; Bowa Johneon, ,
viola, Lincoln; Janloa LiUedabl, cello,
Want a Ride?
Call the. Union':
Wanna ride home, buddy? You
don't have to call every Joe in
town to find who is going your
way Easter vacation.
The new bureau, designed to ;
speed students on their way
home, Is not the usual cost con
suming type of bureaucratic in
novation. The Union Travel Bu
reau .located in the activities of
fice, is a convenience initiate!
by the Union for University stu
dents and faculty.
The "bureau" is. now taking
applications of both car o-vners
and passengers end is helping to
arrange ridest Cards will be
filed for both the driver n,1
the prospective par,;--r) tiers. I
quired inlormatiun include
name, phone number, dv
tion. time of dr.p.'irt'tre fc'id -rival,
and tper.-e if ry, C
owners mu' t inc!i;a t! 9 T
end mock:l of C e tar.
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