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Wednesday, May 3, 1950
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
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To this Editor:
In lieu of the fact thai The Daily Nebraskan is published by
the students of the University of Nebraska as expression of student
news and opinions only, I am asking that you print my opinion on
fraternal discrimination. It is a crime that this exists on one of the
very colleges which was a participant in the Mock World Court,
the Model U. N. session and is preparing men who some day may
defend the United States in some problem on the international front.
I am speaking of the law college of course, and the denial of one
of its fraternities to pledge a freshman student who meets all the!
requirements. This, very group has voted along with the national
group with which it Is affiliated to drop the restrictive clauses bar
In the face of that move they have refused to admit N. Fitz, a
Negro. Can it be that this talk of world citizenship and a U. N.
means something in the face of a stark denial to accept a fellow
The Montgomery lectures were planned this year to stimulate
CONSTRUCTIVE thought. . The topics were. Values in General.
DEMOCRATIC VALUES, and Why do we FAIL? Can it be that
these lectures stimulated biased or prejudiced thought rather than
intelligent or constructive thought?
These are the words of Chancellor Gustavson, "... And our
14a trili! n conalo invncti cat in tr
work must be more than just adequate;' it must evidence the utmost; committee that McCarthy had
Party Machinery . .
A Student Council election this spring is further com
Tilicated by the necessity of political party machinery to set
the Council's constitution into practice. The emphasis in
the new document as it now stands is on the establishment
of several parties on campus. Without them, much of the
basic thinking in drawing up the revised instrument for
student government will be contradicted. .
The system of representation called for m the con-i
asaa: r, mnltinte-imrtv set-up. Council mem-;
bs to be elects f rom the colleges of the Umversity are
Swelled to file as party supporters. The election rules
andpublicity regulations are based on the idea of party
Skete and Campaigns. Though independent candidates
will be eligible to run for Council, as m the past, the con-
stitution clearly anticipates a party system.
On the basis of time remaining for the Council to win
approval of their constitution by both the student body and
rt f,M,itv and to set up an'election, including filings, cam-
paigns and seating of members, Uie lash. aP'f"", 'leaders today. Can something be done? Are we going to allow this
sible. Judging from faculty reaction in tne past 10 pouuetu
sort of democracy to exist on our campus?
parties, with attention to their memrjersnip, orgeaiu.
nH Tuimns whether iustified or not the party
machinery necessary to augment the constitution offers a
difficult problem in itself.
It has been said that skeletons of possible political
parties already exist on the campus and need only be rallied
tha Pminfil hones. It is doubtful.
v" v. . . . 1: tu Ko fnrTnpH 15 group on our campus wmcn is m some way
OUgh,tnat F Klux Klan is putUng it , bit too strong?
new constitution that the conditions in which it is first
used be as ideal as possible. A year's work on the student
covernment instrument could be hastily destroyed if the
basic theories behind uie constitution uuuui w iiauu.j
Budem "Unscrupulous Infor
Owen Lattimore charged in
Washington that ex-communist
Louis F. Budenz is a paid "in
former" and an "unscrupulous
finer man" who brought charges
a g a i n st hi in
L a 1 1 imore,
far east ein
for a second
against him by
effort on our part to promote world harmony. We can assume our
duties as leaders or followers only if we take it upon ourselves to
back up our work with a sound knowledge of what it takes for
international peace. The problems which arise at the mock con
ference are problems which are baffling the world leaders today.
We must understand these problems. We must look at them intel
ligently if we are to detect the loophole through which we can find
our way out of world stalemate. The mock assembly brings us one
step closer to being prepared for our job as world citizens."
Are we evidencing an effort to promote harmony here at home?
Can we understand those probelms which are baffling the world
leaders if we do not understand our problems here?
I think that we can acquire better preparation here at home by
detecting the loopholes in our democracy which are causing us much
pain and grief as the international troubles are causing the world
"criminally libelled" him in his
charge that he was Russia's "top
espionage agent" in the United
Lattimore made this point for
point denial of Budenz s testi
mony which indicated that if
Latumore was not a communist
he was a "fellow traveler."
1. Denied he had attended with
his wife in 1946 a meeting in the
basement of Frederick Vander
bilt Field, communist financial
2. Budenz was wrong when he
reported Lattimore placed "com
munist writers" 01T the staff of
the magazine Pacific Affairs of
which Lattimore is the editor.
3. Budenz was guilty of lies
when he said Lattimore informed
Field of a change in party atti
tude toward General Chiang Kai
shek of China.
4. Lattimore maintained that
far from following the commu
nists were blasting him.
5. Branded Budenz a "liar" for
his report's on Lattimore's al-
To the Editor:
As president of the senior class I would like to commend you
on your very fine editorial of last week with regard to Theta Nu
Epsilon. However, don't you feel that your suggestion that theresLLJ
comparable to the 6. "For the record," Lattimore
said he had no connection wiUi
I cannot make myself believe that there are members of the ne f"M Amcriasia cas. mvoiv
. , mg the arrest of six persons on
senior class, or any other class, who wquld have anything to do : charges of stealing government
with such an organization; and I cannot help but feel deep concern documents.
when statements to the contrary are made by persons of responsi-
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xnressed with all opportunity for success. Hurry up ac- , L ,
expressed w in u tyv " J , .,:,.:" In an editorial a few weeks back vou mentioned the fart that
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there is a iPnfjpnrv In mnHomn tK TTi
I w.ui wiL. All lTIICtd. X
VAluucu a ciiui id.
Rockets to Alaska
has built powerful
rocket installation in the Arctic
and Baltic areas aimed at Alaska,
Norway and Sweden, a 33-year-
c&uisocu " 'tf -
tion can only lead to further distrust of the
. .NTT. r Of Affairs! Mn be 3 Iew iMdenXs engage m activity that is unsavoo to the ceneral old escapee from a Soviet con-
HUM unT anTl for . Partyj, . M ?SS-. M
Kvstem. Thev have Ions contended that there are too iewr""" " 10 uie eiieci inai Mraeon c.tu Two Years
"... . - . i-Li-n i:t:.i c ui HiuM oe an arm or ine ivu K-lux Klan rn th I'r i.-rif.-1 Ti.r.
issues upon wnicn 10 create accepuiuie punuuu vkc. .u.. ... ..... . . "''V":1
Too Much Talk
College teachers talk too much.
That is the belief of Professor
Neil P. Bailey, head of the De
partment of Mechanical Engi
neering at Rensselaer Polytech
In a memorandum of "Teach
ing Pitfalls," which he prepared
for the use of members of his
department, he stated, "The
worst temptation in teaching is
excessive talking by the instruc
tor. Professor Bailey declared that
the greatest asset of any teacher,
interviewer or administrator, is
the ability to ask wise and pene
trating questions and then have
the patience to await the formu
lation of answers. One nicely
sharpened and carefully aimed
question will often bring to a
head hours of student thinking
about a subject.
Pointing out that too many
questions asked in class are
either superficial, out-ol-focus,
or too general, Professor Bailey
said that all too often teachers
fail to await a student's answer.
on this campus. The Council this year has also encountered
difficulty in offering any suggestions which would create
such groups as envisioned by the faculty members. Their
desire to experiment with the plan may receive little en
thusiasm from faculty quarters, one group which must ap
prove the revisions of the constitution it withdrew a year
?0- , A t
The lack of political party maciunery, ana me sug
gested creation of it under the new Council constitution, is
only one of many hurdles lor tne stuaent governing uuuy
to overcome if it attempts to put its product into action
Is this talk accurate, or does it mm fmm hanger-on around
a careless statement made without mature consideration? In either! Hi!f' w?f f",enced to
.... ,. . . A . ... ciuici eient months to two years in jail
case such talk is a serious detriment to the relations of our Uni- for lying criminally to senate
vcrsuy wiui me people ot Nebraska.
Senior Class President
No Change in Trial for Bayley
Dist Judge J. H. Broady over
ruled mot 10.1s for change of
venue in the cases of Alan J.
Bay lev and Edward E. Anele.
To the Editor: both "charged with assault with
The "N club of the University of Nebraska wishes to tak J j."" A committ rape on
1 definite stand in regard to the selection of the cheerleaders W ! ' iv.ai m Ravi,-v i chniH
this SPline. It offers still another reason for the present I155 members 0f athletic teams, voted to have a minimum of for Ma.v 8-
F . . . m A. A. t : 1 VlTVfca AW - An Um W 1 31 ..
'interim" Council to take steps immediately to set up the,"1 on the cheerleading squad.
plan for a like Council next year to put tne constitution: uiai our coeas nave a right to this membership
c IC i,u unaer a co-3ucational system. Also we feel thai
our coeas, 11 selected properly, could do as much
our school as the athletes themselves.
The "N" men, who the cheerleaders are directly boosting, feel
N" Club .
Board of Regents will give the green light on the new
The entire matter of expansion proved that University
officials and students can work together in harmony. When
the expansion committee first started its work, it had no
idea that the question of a new Ag Union would arise, ine
committee's sole purpose was to investigate the possibility
of constructing an addition to the city building.
speakers and a class
Sporting ribbons inscribed
"Class ol 51," the juniors and
their dates will join in the second
project sponsored by the coun
cil. Earlier this spring, the group
supervised the annual Junior
The ribbons will be sent to all
juniors of the University this
week with invitations to the class
party. Included in the letters
will be cards to reserve places
at the barbecue. Cost of the din
ner will be 50 cents per oer-
"Enviable record" was the declaration of praise re
ceived for the University College of Engineering's quality
cl education. The New York state education department has
reported that all Nebraska graduates who took the profes
sional engineering examination were able to make the
grade. This record is especially commendable in view of the
fact that only three engineering colleges in the United
f tates came through the exam with this perfect score. Dean
Itoy Green and tht engineering faculty certainly can feel
f roud of this achievement in turning out such outstanding
products from the College of Engineering.
Seniors don't have far to look if they're in search cf
tfirr-fraduation employment Jobs in 11 fields are open
t a University students in the occupational placement office.
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i o'..uocs range irom salesman or neaitn ana pnysiciai ecm-pcomaciea ay promoters 01 sn
au-star jame ana msy appear
in an East-West same to be
The barbecue will begin at 6:3Q
p. m. May 12, Friday night. At
about 8 p. m., dancing will be
gin in the pavilion lo the spe
cial ""mystery band." Special
guests, including Gov. Val Peter
son, Chancellor Gustavson and
others, will then address the
class. Reese will welcome the
Planned for the purpose of
drawing the class together, Ue
class day will be open to all
juniors wearing the red and
cream ribbons, and their dates.
Juniors are also asked to wear
the ribbons and clothes for the
barbecue-dance during the day.
Committee planning the class
day, under Reese's direction, are:
Food, Don Flesher and Dick
Kuska; finance, Bill Dugan; lo
cation, Knox Jones; publicity,
Norma Chubbuck. Betty Green
and Gene Berg; decorations, Jan
Lindquist; speakers and program.
Bob Russell; arrangements,, Bob
Two prep gridden from Oma
ha arc in the national sportlight
at the present time.
Thy are Jim Harris and Eay
Novak both of whom gained All
City Honors this past year.
ine two players have been
ration jobs to office clerk or summer lodge employment.
Stents ed only look into these job possibiliUes to find j m Ausf In MemPh
tie wjicst scope of occupational opportunities. llenn.
Waters and Shirley Allen, with
Fritz Daily acting as iaculty ad
viser. Any junior Vho does not re
ceive an invitation or ribbons
from the Council, should contact
Reese at 2-7757. Lists irom the
Registrar's ofix-e will be used.
Congratulations . . .
Nebraska university students are to be congratulated , should voi section of ihis squad.
for their foresight in voting lavorably toward a new addition
to the citv Union buildine and a new Ag college union.
When a margin of more than 1,000 students out of j " -
approximately 4;000 voting favor new Union facilities, it is f,, n 'T7 Wlll f1Wf
a pretty good indication that students realize the value of ,ViCd Is I Ul tr Ul lllUUSUratC
those things which a Union offers. We feel certain .that,! J7 I T-k
in view of the large majority favoring Union expansion, thel If SI JUIllVr U(l ifflV ia
The class of 1951 will gather
May 12 tor the first annual all
junior class dance and barbe
cue at Antelope park and pavi
lion. The day's festivities, now be
ing planned by members of the
Junior Class council under the
direction of Junior Class Presi-
4 19 V Vi a
But the Ag question did arise. At first, it looked like; ZrL Ji l VTZtl
tne ssue was going io turn into a oaiue oeiween uie vwu; games.
campuses. A meeting involving representatives rrom Dotn i aance
resulted in a few heated words on the part of faculty mem
bers and students. But a knock-down, drag-out fight was
averted. Accusations and insults were held to a minimum,
and the entire plan of expansion was settled in a friendly
manner to the satisfaction of both city and Ag leaders.
The next step was to find out how the students them
selves felt about expansion. And their votes showed that
they desire the Regents to give permission for additional
Union facilities. , "
Miich has been said about the facilities which a larger
Union could offer. And we feel that in the future, Ne
braska students will have a Union which will be more of
a center for all phases of campus life. It will offer t- son. No other charge will
students many more activities and recreational facilities j Yi nJss mf,n?bert
in which to spend their free hours.
And the long-needed Ag Union should at least become
ft reality. Ag students will be able to carry on their many
activities more conveniently, besides having a few recre
ational facilities of their own.
The new Unions will certainly add a great deal to the
campus life of University of Nebraska students for many
years to come.
Cosmopolitan dirb meeting
7:30 p.m.. Parlors XY, Union;
election of 1950-51 officers will
be discussed: Fritz Fekri will
talk about Turkey.
Student branch of A.I.E.E.,
regular meeting in Room 104.
Burnett, election of officers will
be held; movies and refresh
ments. Phalanx meeting, 7:30 p.m..
Armor'; installation of officers.
AIT solicitations board meet
ing at Room 307, Union.
Innocents Society members
will hold tackling practice at
7:30 p.m., at the usual practice
At Dance lessons will be held
in Ag Union at 7:30 p. m This
BY DUTCH MEYERS.
Here's something for all you
cats, and movie goers. Columbia
has put out an album of the
music from the flicker "Young
Man with the Horn."
N a t u rally.
the trumpet of
is f e a t u red.
Not the old
o m m ercial
James, but the
came out of
band to cut
and a few
Speaking of Harold, lus latest
pop disc is Mona Lisa from the
movie "Captain Carey, U.S-A."
But just between us the hot side
of the platter is a little number
called, students of Italian please
correct, "La Vien Sa."
In the golden-throated thrush
department try Fran Warren
singing "I Almost Lost My
Mind. Fran at her best with a
great vocal backing.
There were some interesting
facts in Variety concerning the
week ending April 8.
The top seller on the coin ma
chines for that week was: "If I
Knew You Were Coming."
1 seems the record makers
sre kicking about the same thing
that the movies are having trou
ble with. Namely the critics are
plugging to many foreign lables.
Personally. I've never come
across any foreign I was espe
cially fond of- But the easiest
way to correct this would be to
turn out higher quality stuff.
Favorites the Crib: For
smooth vocalizing. Margaret
Whiting's "It Might as Well be
Spring." Of course, Tony Mar
tin's "There's No Tomorrow."
On the Air: For the lovers of
the radio mystery program, i.e.
Sam Spade, some Thursday night
tune in "Dragnet" The stories
are taken from the files of the
Los Angeles police force.
By Dick Walsh
Even rain and its product,
mud, coudn't stop the 1950
Farmers' Fair last weekend. Fair
manager, Don Knebcl, can ba
nothing but pleased with th
general spirit displayed even
through the worst of the day
One float in the Saturday parade
though, typified an interesting
sprawled u n
der an um
biela and dis
sign: "To hell
with the fair;
while it rains.1
But a near
c a p a c i t y
out for the
cotton and de
nim dance as
well as the square
oaroecue. ine only empty space-
was found at the rodeo. But even
there spectators were well en
tertained. Thus completing the
Fair's purpose, that of entertain
ment and good will.
The Ag Union entertainment
for the month of May, I was told
today, will be an open air dance
scheduled for Friday, May 12.
To be held directly in front of
the Ag Union, the open air en
tertainment will feature the mu
sic of Gerry Mayburn. The "sky
light terrace ball" was initiated
last year and as such was met
iiii appiuvai. Loninniiee men
hope to install the nance as a
An estimated thirty-five rep
resentatives from 2 1 states
are meetin? on A; camous to
day bringing to a close a two
day meeting headed by Dr. Carl
Olson jr. The veterinarians and
USDA agents discussed the la
test developments of bovine
hyperkeratosis, or "x" disease, a
dreaded disease of cattle. If you
had a name like that vou'd sign
With the student votiii" fir
fee increases completed and the
results generally known, bettin"
odds with regard to constructioiVV
of a new Ag Union are fast
dropping. Professor O. G. Whiz
of the Watering Deoartment on
Ag say's present odds arc 9.9S9
to one. Former odds were 1.000
to one. You ask which way ibc
bookie agency is betting? Oh,
To Show Movie
A German film in technicolor
will be shown by the modern
languages department three
times this week.
The movie, "Die Fledemnaus,'
will be shown Thursday, May 4,
hall auditorium; and on Friday,
May 5, in Love Library audi
torium at 8 p.m. The Daily Ne
braskan previously reported that
the film would be shown last
Tickets will be -5 cents each.
is the last lesson of the year.
fry Day and Daisy chain prac
tice at 5 p.m. in Parlors ABC,
University 4-H picnic will be
held at 5:30 p.m., on lower campus.
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As low as S10 for 100 sets
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