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Friday, fune 9, 1950
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Second in Big 7
Nebraska's freshman track team.
aided by ace-middle distance man,
Hobc Jones, annexed second po
sition in the Big Seven freshman
postal track and field meet held
Jones romped home with blue
ribbons in the half-mile, second
in the mile and 440 and anchored
the third place mile relay team,
Missouri's yearlings captured
the crown with 128 15 points,
while the Husker fresh collected
95 710. Kansas was third with
Other totals were: Kansas Stale
54'i, Iowa State 39 15, Colorado
37 15 and Oklahoma 37.
1MI ynr Won hy BsVcr KS;
econd, tl tor second between Arnold 1S),
Curtis CU, Sohrnif KU), Boucher (Mil),
and Jaooh NU. Time: fi.lt seconds.
220 yr l Tie for first hrtwwii
Faker KS) n1 Boueher (MU); thtrrt,
Oentry CU. Time: 21.5 weondn.
440 yf Won hv Cox OU); sec
ond, Jonet KU; third, Schmf iKU),
Time: JV0.2 seconds.
J8fl yrl ran Won ny Jone NU) ; sec
ond. Oallup MU); third, Cmpbell MU),
Me nm: Won fcy Osllup MtI); sec
end, Jones NU; third, Piper (MU). Win
ne time: 4:20.6.
Two rtMr ran: Won hy On Hup WTJ1;
tipcond, Pir (MU); third, Palmquist
KI7). Time: :S5.S.
Wile Telay Won by Ksnswi; seoond, Wis
0'iri; third, Nebraska. Time: 3:23.5.
lliph hurdle Won by Knosimnn KS);
second, RennertMU); third, Peosler (MU).
Time: 14.8 seconds.
low hnrdlen Won ty Johnston TCTT);
second, Renner (MU); third, Ferguson
OU. Time: 24:0 seconds.
S"wt fnt Won hy Robertson (IS); sec
fiid. Jensen (NU); third, Ochs (KU).
W; nlns distance: 46'S".
3 iveltn Won hv Smith KU); second,
Bit OS KS); third, Stansbury (NU). Wtn-ni,-k
i'.-ico Won hy Robertson OS); second,
Becker (MU); third, Knotcman (KS).
Winning distance: IM'10".
H:-nml Jump Won by Oox (OTT); second,
M:8l (KU); third, Holm NU). Win
tii'C heif-'ht: 6'0".
Cole vault Won hy Ooupens NU) ; tie
for second between Wslklns (IS), and
obb)e (CU); third, Wendt (IS). Win
ning. lfcht: 13'0".
H. C. Wear Gives
NU $10,000 Gift
The University of Nebraska
Foundation announced receipt
Tuesday of a $10,000 gift from
H. C Wear of Brandon, Colo.
Mr. Wear, owner-operator of
extensive ranching and farming
interests in eastern Colorado and
western Kansas, wants the Uni
versity to use the money to pro
duce still pictures and motion pic
tures of farming and livestock
practices in New Zealand and
He says the finished movies
and still pictures will be of great
value for 4-H club and other
farm meetings in showing Ne
braska people how farming and
ranching is carried on in other
lands which have about the same
climate as Nebraska.
The educational film will be
taken next fall under the direc
tion of a representative of the
College of Agriculture, The
cameraman is Rex G. Combs of
Worth, Missouri. Mr. Wear, who
travels extensively, will accom
pany the group.
Camera equipment purchased
to make the pictures, and the fin
ished pictures, become the pro
perty of the University.
Begins June 14
The first in a series of three
workshop conferences sponsored
by the University summer session
will be held June 14 and 15 in
The theme of the family life
conference is "The Family: a place
to grow". It is being co-sponsored
by the Nebraska Council of Fam
ily Life education and the Uni
versity. Dr. Ralph Ojeman of the Child
Welfare Research station of the
University of Iowa will be the
principal speaker of the opening
session June 14 at 10:30 a. m. in
Room 108 Burnett.
The purpose of the conference
is to help parents make their
family a place for the "mental,
emotional, social, and spiritual
growth of every meirfber." A reg
istration fee of one dollar will
cover the expenses of the confer
ence for delegates. Registration
will take place from 9:15 to 10:30
a.m. in Burnett hall.
Other plans for the conference
are aimed at helping parents fai
organizing and leading study
groups within the neighborhood,
rXA, church and club.
They Patronize Us!
Friday, June 9
8 p. m., EL RANCHO UNION,
Summer Open House; danc
ing, refreshments, games,
entertainment, all free!
Saturday, June 10
2 p. m., All-State Tour.
Sunday, June 11
10:45 All-State Church.
3 p. m. All-State Rehearsal,
.Monday, June 12
Clinic, "Can Science Save
Us" Love Library (continue
Get your copy of the Sum
m e r Sessions Calendar in
Union Activities Office Corn
crib Daily Nebraskan Office.
University summer school stu
dents will have a wide variety
of intramural sports to keep them
busy this session. The division
of physical education has plan
ned an extensive special activity
program to help the student keep
relaxed on these warm af tern
The program includes swim
ming for all, softball games, rec
reational and championship ten
nis, sport and recreational films,
golf tournaments, table tennis
tournaments and free throw
Men may report to the base
ment of the Coliseum any time
from 9 to 12 a. m. or 1 to 5 p. m.
or to the Physical Education
building any time from 1 to 5 p.
m. and enjoy any type of volun
tary and unorganized recreation
Activities m the Phys Ed
building include "basketball, bad
minton, volleyball, tumbling,
trampolining and gymnastics.
Those at the Coliseum are hand
ball, golf driving, shuffleboard,
squash, weight training and in
dividual conditioning apparatus.
Additional information about
summer sports may be found in
the Union summer sessions
Welcome Summer Students
FOR U OF N STUDENTS ONLY
Don't leave money lying around. Come in and see
our new type of check designed especially for you.
We would Kke to have you see it at our bank located
conveniently at 13th and "O" .
National Bank of Commerce
XfamoAr F4erti fpoJl huurmnt Coiporatioa
Will Join Staff
At American U
Dr, Ralph C, Bedell, member
of the University faculty since
1938, will join the faculty of the
American University in Wash
ing, D. C, starting August 1.
At the Washington university
he will be chairman of the de
partment of Psychology and Ed
ucation in the School of Social
Sciences and Public Affairs, In
this capacity he will have charge
of the graduate work in educa
tion and psychology including the
certifications of guidance coun
selors. At the University, Dr. Bedell
was a professor of educational
psychology and measurements.
Prior to coming to Nebraska he
was dean of the faculty and stu
dent personnel at Central Mis
souri State College. He was a Na
val officer from 1943 to 1946.
Dr, Bedell holds the diplomate
(cq) in counseling and guidance
from the American Board of
Examiners in Professional Psy
chology, He has actively pro
moted guidance work in Ne
What to do in your spare time
The Union Summer Sessions
calendar has an answer. The
complete calendar of events
scheduled for the campus, both
intellectual and recreational, is
presented in a phamplet titled
"Good ole' Summertime at NU"
which is now ready for distribu
tion. The booklet, available in the
union activities office, the Crib
and The Daily Nebraskan office,
lists all the events scheduled for
the campus in the next eight
Included on the summer calen
dar are all-University clinics on
the possibilities of a third world
war, all-state high school music
recitals, table tennis tournaments,
movies, an ' outdoor concert.
Union parties, and a summer
artist series. !
photo-montage cover of summer
on the Nebraska campus, and in
side, Union services, as well as
the clinics and conferences, are
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Legless VJmr Ve
John E. Davis of Aurora, started
out to get a law degree from the
University in 1938. That, of curse,
was before he was a lieutenant
colonel, retired, U. S. Army and
that was also before he lost both
of his legs in the Battle of the
Bulge, and before he won the Sil
But John Davis, now 30, got his
law degree Monday. He was one of
the 63 remaining from the 128
who entered the College of Law
three years ago.
From here on, John figures he's
pretty well set. He and his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Davis,
have bought a small telephone
company at Bridgehead, Mich., an
John will help manage that along
with being the sole lawyer in the
little resort town.
"That is," he says, TU be the
only lawyer there if I can pass
the Michigan bar examinations."
He will get a little basic train
ing for the Michigan bar, however,
this month when he takes the Ne
braska State Bar examinations.
"You can't tell," he explains,
"I may want to come back to Ne
braska some day. I surely hate to
leave here now, but Bridgeman
looks like a good deal."
John graduated from Aurora
high school in 1937. He came to
the University the following fall
and enrolled in the College of
Just before he entered the ser
vice early in 1942, John received
his bachelor of science degree in
business administration, prepara
tory to entering the College of
He married before going over
seas the former Adell Wright of
offer era ft classes for
SUMMER SCHOOL TEACHERS
O Plastics and Hard Metals
O Miscellaneous Crafts
On Monday, Tuesday Sc Wednesday, 7 to 9 P. M.
For further inormfoii foj t
at HAND CRAFTS, 211 No. 12 St.
or call 2-4452
Instructors lames Gibb and Verna Snell
'1 to 395
CoJorfwI string kK cotton sport iirts ' ta brigst,
colorful designs and patterns. Multi-color stripes,
novelty weaves, terry cloth and figures. A real
favorite for summer classroom wear. Many fernowl
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GOUyS.. Second Floor
Lexington and their first child.
Donna, now 6, was born before
John joined the 134th (Nebraska's
Own) Infantry as a first lieuten
ant at Nancy, France, in Septem
John was first wounded Decem
ber 9 that same year, at Saaregue
mines, an ankle injury, but was
back with his outfit for the Battle
of the Bulge, In fact he was hit
twice, once, January 1, and then
again on January 2. He lay in
the snow for two days, and the
freezing cold necessitated the am
putation of both feet, part of the
little finger of his right hand, and
part of the middle finger of his
left. He still carries a bullet in
But despite that and the long
hospitalization that followed, John
found Monday, June 5, 1950, a
great day. His wife, his sister Mrs.
Margaret Siebler of Lincoln, and
his father-in-law, Harl W. Wright
of Lexington, were all there to see
"My folks would have been
there too," he explained, "but
they had to hold the bridge at
Reserved seats for this year's
500 mile race here were sold out
within three days after the
Speedway classic had been run
in 1948, to assure another crowd
of about 150,000.
Charles Pierson set a new
archery mark in the free style
flight shoot in the 1946 national
tournament with an official
measured distance of 658 yards,
2 feet and 8 inches.
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