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Tuesday, May 2, 1950
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
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New. Editor. jew Warren, Kent Axtell, Joan Krueger
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Tine's A-Wastin . . .
We hate to keep harp,
dragged-out exam issue, but
minor matter . . . NOTHING
A fw instmintors have
in the hope of relieving the situation, some of them putting
the matter up to a student
has been taken, and Heaven
Furthermore, the calendar calls for speedy action. No
more dilly dallying if we're going to find an answer before
final week is upon us. The time is growing short, just too
short for comfort. Finals are looming aneaa, ana we im
only a matter of weeks in which to take care of this per
plexing problem which turns up at the end of each and
The Student Council has
tution and conseauentlv. the
the short end. We realize that
no small amount of labor in the daily lives of Council
members. But George and his friends whipped one up in a
scant three and a half months, and the United States has
managed to get along with it for 162 plus years. Seriously,
we don't think the Student Council can just drop every
thing in favor of this one project. The interim Council's
assignment was not only to draw up its own new blue
prints, but to meet all the problems which arise before a.
student governing body during the year, inere are many
issues demanding the Council s attention, and one 01 the
most pressing of these is the exam stealing problem.
If something isn't done, we can expect to see all our
little burglars sally forth on their quest of knowledge,
knowledge of a rather questionable character, when exam
week rolls around.
Stealing finals ... it isn't right and it isn't fair and it
isn't upio par with the mental level expected of a Univer
sity student. But if the students can't control their own
actions, we must remove those factors which cause them
to take such steps. These very factors provide powerful
motives. Most students wouldn't go so far as to set out on
a midnight raid. But when someone else does the dirty
work, when other individuals smack a contraband final
right before the students' eyes . . . free for the asking
then's when the temptation builds up to magnanimous pro
portions. It becomes so powerful that most students don't
even realize that they are being tempted; they scarcely feel
any force compelling them in the opposite direction of re
fusing the final.
So students do steal exams at other schools. So what ?
Let these other would-be education getters win their di
plomas after their own fashion. We're cencerned with what
goe3 on in our own back yard, and what other schools do is
no excuse for Nebraska "traditions."
University students get pretty much of a square deal
all the way around. It goes without saying, however, that
the exam racket is a far cry from anything resembling fair
play. Why should some student who has poked along all
semester come through with flying colors, while the student
next to him, who has applied himself diligently for his
grades, is made the goat?
The solution of de-emphasizing finals has had much
publicity and much support. The honor system has been
proclaimed as the perfect answer to the problem, while sev
eral students and instructors have questioned its worka
bility. Many students and manv facultv members h
on what to do about this bug in the University student's
But ideas alone will get us no place. Something has to
be done . . . something concrete and workable. Our first
effort to stamp out the exam racket may prove a stab in.
the dark with no desirable results. But at least we will have
had one lesson; we will have had something to go on, a nlan
upon which we can proceed in another direction to attack
the problem. We have no choice but to bend every effort
toward finding the best solution we can devise for elimi
nating mass final snatching.
Conpratulationa tn tho twn mnlp TTnivproitv ctnrlonfa
both unknown to us, who thought twice Monday morning
before they walked across the campus lawn. Much to our
surprise, we actually saw this happen. The two men stepped
onto the grass, then hesitated. One said to the other, "Ob
well,' we're this far. Might as well go on." And they did. Bu
at least they were thinking about keeping our campus grass
intact. Congratulations again.
Thirteen engine students have "engineered" themselve
right to the top of their ranks. These men were honored at
the annual E-week banquet which brought to a close the
engineers' week to shine. At the top of the list was Donald
Cochran, who won the coveted award for being the out
standing senior in the college. Praise goes right on down the
line, to all those who were recoe-nizerl with nnrtinilnr hrmnrc
at the banquet. These 13 engineers can be set up a?
examples for all struggling students, examples of what it
takes to get to the top.
:. Undf.5 ' tedly one of the biggest names to appear on the
campus year will be that of Ralph Bunche, United
Nations mediator who won world-wide fame for his work
with the Palestine issue. There isn't one single student on
the campus who wouldn't benefit by hearing Dr. Bunche
when he gives his address next Monday at the Coliseum.
The occasion calls for the removal of all conflicts which
would prevent anyone from missing the speech, and we
irge all organizations to postpone their Monday night
meetings. The subject of "The United Nations Interven
tion" will consume the time allowed for the mediator's ad
rress. The topic alone demands our attention, and with Dr.
Uunche tiaborating on this particular subject, we eagerly
t .,-:.:t the occasion.
, The "Pag" never has too many reporters on hand. And
the ? students who would take serious interest in 'v...-.
c " -j newspaper are more than welcome in The Daily
J " . kan office. Although the semester is nearing its
I I ?fj'vo, its not too lata to
ence v can ce ooiamea oy
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harp, harping on the long
we'd like to point out this one
HAS BEEN DONE ABOUT IT.
revised their course schedules
vote, tsut no au-campus duuu
knows we need some kind of a
wound itself up in its consti
exam issue has come out on
creating constitutions takes
gain the newspaper experi
reporting lor uie 'nag.
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BY JOAN KRUEGER
"Rock Island Trail"
The tales of the building ' of
a railroad penetrating the West
of the 1850's is re-enacted In
"Rock Island Trail," starting at
the State Wednesday. Forrest
1 ucker stars in
his first ro
mantic role in
the film pro
d u c t i o n of
Frank D. Ne
vin's novel, "A
Dared." It is
an account of
the light to ex
tend he rail
road across the
M i s s i ssippi
aeainst the on-
position of nverboat interests ana
marauding Indians. Portraying
an engineer and buiiaei m me
railroad, Tucker wins the fight
to stretch his railroad tracks from
Chicago to Joliet, 111., and then
on across the Mississippi to
The love interest is supplied
by Adele Mara whom Tucker
wins away from Bruce Cabot,
the unscrupulous leader of river
boat interests fighting to de
stroy the railroad and its builder.
The Reformer and the Redhead"
June Allvson and Dick Powell
take the starring roles in "The
Reformer and the Redhead
starting Tuesday at the Lincoln.'
The romantic, comedy has Miss
Allyson in the role of a zoo
keeper's daughter with spirit and
aggressiveness to match her red
hair, and Powell playing a cru
sading mayoralty candidate who
ousts both a crooked political
machine and the zoo's most fero
cious lion. The story starts when
the daughter, devoted to the ani
mals in her father's zoo, slaps
down a female big-game hunter
who turns out to be the daugh
ter of the town's political boss.
Faced with a jail sentence for
disorderly conduct, she turns to
lawyer Powell for advice. Be
fore she ends up in his arms,
she has enlisted the aid of every
orphan in the town to help elect
him mayor and in the final funny
sequence makes him a hero in
spite of himself when he cap
tures a man-eating lion which
he thinks to be tame.
What goes on among the 12
people of a jury thrown together
by the law for a lengthy murder
trial, is revealed in "Perfect
Strangers," starting Wednesday
at the Stuart. Ginger Rogers and
Dennis Morgan, the two perfect
strangers, fall in love, and play
a big part in the arrival of the
verdict in the actual trial. In
the picture, a man accused for
murder of his wife in order to
marry his secretary, is on trial.
"Johnny Stool Pigeon"
"Johnny Stool Pigeon," star
ring Howard Duff, Shelley Win
ters and Dan Duryea begins
Tuesday at the Nebraska. The
film opens with Duff in the role
of a Treasury department nar
cotics agent, hot on the trial of
a gang of post-war dope smug
glers. He is is about to smash
the ring's operation in San Fran
cisco when he is completely
stymied by the disappearance of
the syndicate's leader. Duff then
persuades his superior to release
an Alcatraz convict, played by
Duryea, who teams up with Duff
and joins an underworld ring in
the hopes of gaining another clue
to the boss.
The co-feature is "Molly X,"
story of a woman convicted of
a robbery and her life in the
women's reformatory in Cali
fornia. It will be a surprise to
many to witness the helpful
treatment given in this partic
ular reform school. To compli
cate the plot, Molly is continually
tormented by anoth -r woman,
who is trying to get her sentenced
for life or executed for a mur
der. "Intruder In the Dust"
Making a return performance
is "Intruder in the Dust," start
ing Tuesday at the Capitol. It
is the story of a Negro accused
of murder in the deep South
and a courageous white woman
who defied the hate-maddened
mob. Starring are David Brian,
Claude Jarman, jr., and Juano
Co-feature is "Chain Light
ning" starring Humphrey Bogart
and Eleanor Parker. Here is the
account of a test pilot for the
"hot Jobs." Miss Parker plays
a Red Cross girl in England who
meets the intrepid Army pilot
played by Bogart. When, after
the war, his talents are needed
to test the fastest type of fighter
plane devised by man, it is she
who brings Bogey back to his
Sigma Tlicta Epsilon will hold
installation service at 7 p. m.
German Club will meet at
Ellen Smith hall at 7:30 p. m.
Walter Willi will speak and show
slides of Switzerland. ;
Senior Organization committee
meets at 7 p. m. tnHhc Union.
Corn Cob meeting at S p. m. in
the Union. All old and new ac
tives must attend, i
Red Guidon meets at 7:30 p. m.
In the Motor Trucks lab on Ag.
Scabbard and Blade meets at
7 p.- m. in the Armory, Lecture
at 8 p. m. in Love Library audi
All UKULELE PLAYERS in
terested In appearing in the Kog
met Klub Spring Revue, should
bring ukes to a special meeting of
the Kosmet Klub in Room 307 of
the Union at 8:30 p. m. Tuesday.
KOSMET KLUB will meet at 7
p. m, Tuesday in Room 307 of the
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BY ROD RIGGS
The Union is having an ever
lovin' birthday this week! Now
what do you think about that?
The dear old brick barn is 12
years old this week, and intends
to throw a big brawl Friday
night to show its appreciation for
Something new in the way of
Union entertainment will be
tried a lawn party. There will
also be dancing, refreshments,
movies, and a carnival. Sounds
like it might be quite a deal.
Next Sunday at 7:30 p. m. the
University radio department will
present a program called "I Can
Almost Hear It Now."
The two-hour musical revue of
the last half -century was written
and produced by Gay Marr, and
starts from 1900 and comes up
to date, stopping along the way
to show what life was like in
days gone by.
It seems that the program will
be of a humorous nature, be
cause besides Marr's stuff, addi
tional material was furnished by
Joe Miller, Bob Hope, Fred
Allen, Milton Berle, and Frank
The most famous historical
events of the last 50 years are
dramatized in a humorous man
ner. The show pokes fun at all
of the characters in the past five
decades, from the suffragettes
through "Flaming Youth," the
Charleston dancers to the psychos
of the forties.
All in all, it should be very
So don't forget to say "happy
birthday" to the Union, and re
member that if next week isn't
like this one was, the birthday
party will be held outside on the
lawn. Nice ...
And there's always lots going
on around here, so . , ,
Chrysler Strike Near End
Verbal agreement has been
reached on all points to settle the
Chrysler strike and only putting
terms in contract form is holding
up the end of the 97-day walk
man L. Weck
C o n f o r
mation of the
end of the long
than 45 hoilES
"do or die"
CIO United Auto Workers offi
cials. However, union representatives
deny there is any agreement.
Walter Reuther says there are
yet points to be agreed upon.
The agreement, when in final
form, will include $100-dollar-a-month
pensions for the 89 thou
sand striking workers and a hospital-medical
believed to be the best in the auto
The strike, second longest in
auto history, has idled more than
144,000 persons, including the
strikers, across the nation. It has
cost production of more than 450
thousand cars and trucks
Big Berlin Riots Nil
Threats of trouble marked
East-West May Day celebrations
in divided Berlin, but cool-headed
German police from both sides
prevented any outbreak of riot
ing, fn the Western sector of the
city an estimated 750,000 Ger
mans cheered speakers who at
tacked Russia and communism.
In the Eastern zone, thousands
there took part in speeches at
tacking the United States and de
mocracy. To many observers it looked
like a dress rehearsal for the
demonstrations of May 28 in
which some fear the communists
will take over Berlin,
In the Western zone, some 11
thousand West German police,
supported by eight thousand
alerted Western allied police,
were ready to maintain order.
Mork Communist Seizure in U. S.
Mosinee, Wis., received nation
al atention when its pajama-clad
mayor was dragged into the
snowy street and the chief ot
police executed in a Mock May
Day insurrection. At sunrise a
flying squad took over the police
station, shot the police chief, and
began to print copies of the Red
Star irom Mosinee Weekly Times
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thoir rnns and enwns in Dreroration for Ivy Day festivities. Their group will tap new members
during ceremonies Saturday, May
Sampson, Mrs. Sheldon Kuschner;
By Pat Wiedman
Where are those big-league
scouts? There was plenty of tal
ent at the Publications picnic
Friday. Of course there was add
ed inspiration in the fine slug
ging of- one
b y neighbor
was a ques
tion as to the
identity of the
who had been
seen in that
ties will prob
ably want to
gate Bill Dugan's clothes closet.
Boys and Girls' staters pulled
a lunny at tne Dig dance ana
skit show. Jan Lindquist has
been approached by the guitar
players union. Theme song of the
show was entitled "Cold 'Taters"
And what was under the bed in
the boys' state skit. Reliable
sources claim it was only snack-
happy midnighters. Didn t they
feed you enough fellows? Seems
the principle reason Dons An
derson is favorable to the Sta
ters' reunion was Wayne Bailey's
monopoly of her during the
dance. This isn't according to
Increased amount of women
power on the campus this week
end was the advent of several
legacy parties. Only comment by
a visitor was what are all the
uniforms for. After the explana
tion that a ROTC parade was be
ing held, the only comment was
Also under the title hidden
talent was the skill shown by
Jean Fenster and Bev Schu
mann in the Calf-catching con
test at Farmers' Fair. How mud
dy can one person get?
Acacia party-goers' complaint
ahout their formal was limited
to moaning about the impractic
ability of wearing leis to school.
Ingenious members took them
apart to wear orchids and car
A recent announcement over
Hedda Hopper's column and ra
dio show stated that a certain
controversy was taking place in
Hollywood over photography of
live subjects. Should women al
ways appear beautiful on the
screen or should desert scenes
and rainstorms take their toll of
makeup and hairdoes. Comments
were very interesting. There are
those who believe that movies
should be idealistic; others who
think they should be practical.
How about it?
Going steady: Mary Jane An
dclt and Bob Ott; Bob Waters
and Laura Scherff; Pat Reed and
Pinned: Mary Spencer and
Jack Montgomery, Kappa Sigma
at Denver U.
Engaged: Shirley Douglas and
Stories by three University
faculty members and one grad
uate student are contained in the
April-May-June 1950 issue of
the Prairie Schooner.
The Prairie Schooner In
cludes "The Lark In English
Poetry" by James V. Baker,
English instructor; "Academic
Epitaphs" by O r e n Stcpanek,
associate professor of English;
"Existentialism in Contempor
ary Literature" by Bruce Wa
ters, visiting professor of Phil
osophy; and "The Rock Cried
Out" by Maurice Natanson,
graduate student in philosophy.
The quarterly publication is
edited by Lowry C. Wimberley,
University English professor.
6. Pictured left to right are Mrs. Charles Clem, Miss Eugenie
Miss Mary Helen Schroeder and Miss Mary Helen Mallory.
Stimulants No Popularity Aid;
Article Lists Evils of Alcohol
BY JACK SAVAGE.
Attention all red-blooded
American girls. You do not have
to drink to be popular.
Jacque Mercer, currently reign
ing Miss America of 1949, said
last September in Atlantic City,
Ga., "To attain success or popu
larity I never felt it necessary
to use intoxicating beverages,
nor have I had the desire to do
Continuing in her warm, per
sonal style Miss Mercer stated
that by adopting wholesome
ideals, American girls achieve
great honors and success.
The quotes have been passed
along by Clipsheet, a temperance
paper to publicize the scourge of
alochol thruout the world.
Clipsheet lists columns of kill
ings, beatings, and other inci
dents caused by beer and other
In a juicy story on television
the Clipsheet relates how Mrs.
H. W. Birdseed of Georgia and
her son had "patronized" a tele
vision set one evening, only to
be shocked by a play showing
drinking and fighting.
As unquestionable evidence as
to the effects of this beverage,
Mrs. Birdseed relates how she
mentioned it to her daughter-in-law,
"Just think, three drinking
scenes in less than 30 minutes."
"Three nothing, there were five,"
retaliates the daughter-in-law.
"This," opines the Clipsheet
writer, "just goes to prove tht
it is hard to keep account."
How true, how true.
Other features of the enter
tainingly different release sheet,
in addition to the classy boldface
type that accentuates the stories
about alochol is set in, one of
the stories includes facts and
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statistics on the connection of
crime and alochol, and medical
reports on subjects like, "Beer
for that Hungry Feeling."
The writer of this article
doesn't feel the need to pull Mrs.
Birdsong's story into his argu
ment until telling the horrors of
T-V regarding poor plays, fake
wrestlers, and shows advertising
The writer shows exceptional
emotional control by holding
back his opinions of Arthur
Godfrey. "We won't make any
comments on Art for fear lest he
make a comment on us."
Tom Novak, University of Ne
braska's star center, has accepted
an invitation to play with the
College All Stars eleven in Chi
cago next Aug. 11.
The All Star squad is being
trimmed to smaller proportions
for the 1950 game so that all
players chosen will have an op
portunity to play, Arch Ward,
sports editor of the Chicago
Tribune, told Tom in his letter
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