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midland college at Fremont has initiated a plan which
vney hope will suppress communism on the campuses of
America. The plan calls for a pledge by all students in the
United States "to allow no berth for communism on the
campuses of our universities and colleges." Begun by "The
Midland," the school's weekly paper, the appeal to students
is hoped to influence a national movement. To further this
goal copies of the first issue of "The Midland" have been
circulated to Gov. Val Peterson, nationally-known com
mentators and columnists, and high government officials
including President Truman.
The movement is in its infancy. If it accomplishes it5
hope to spread throughout the United States 'within the
next six months to a year, and if it accomplishes its ad
mirable purpose, Midland college will enjoy a great deal of
We firmly believe in the aim of this plan. We are, just
as every other American student should be, against any
subversive activity in the United States and especially in
the University where we spend most of year. No one but
a communist would believe otherwise.
But the execution of the movement raises some ques
tion in our minds. Suppressing communism is not as easy
as signing- a pledge. A communist would be one of the first
to join such a movement for the sake of keeping his affilia
tion with his party a secret. Newspaper accounts of the un
American activities trials will show that a communist be
lieves the end justifies the means. It is not beneath his
dignity to lie or perjure himself it if means furthering the
aims of the party.
The pledge would also involve those who were not
communists but believed strongly in freedom of political
beliefs. The University of California discovered this com
plication when they demanded loyalty oaths of all faculty
members. Many California teachers refused to sign the
oath, not because they believed in communism but because
they believed such action jeopardizes academic freedom.
Our remarks on the execution of the plan are not con
cerned with tomorrow's signatures. We are looking ahead
to the time when every student and every faculty member
will be required to sign the pledge in order that a college
or university can become one of the movement's members.
And because we do not believe the movement would
accomplish its objective, even though we are stronelv in
favor of its aim, we question whether the University would
profit by approving the movement and becoming one of
That is our opinion what is yours ?
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We do hope you are listening, for what we have to announce is
very much worthwhile.
1 If a war-ravaged student from some foreign land, with a d
just as eager and capable as ours, were to sit across your desk 1
tell you the mess he is in, you would burst with pardonable priae
as you gave him a ten-jpot, 25, 5, or even just a couple of
But, as it is, he cannot even get a book, let alone come to see
you . . .
... which does not stop us well-fed, book supplied Cornhuskers
from helping thousands of those boys and girls just the same. You
and I do not care about the fellow student for whom the lights have
We are announcing to you the campaign of AUF All University
Fund. This is the chance for all University students, all instructors,
all employes to join in one happy contribution to help others get an
education. More than 50 per cent of every gift goes to the aid of
students receiving assistance through WSSF World Student Service
Fund. A part of your gift is used to rehabilitate afflicted by infantile
paralysis, and a small part goes to the Community Chest to back
up its contribution to campus organizations.
During the next few weeks you will be solicited by a student
who is giving both money and a lot of time. Please cooperate cor
dially, and sign your pledge card for just as large an amount as
you find it in your heart to give. You can pay this money either in
installments before Feb. 25, 1951 or the total amount at once.
Remember, this is AUF, the only campus solicitation that will be
made of you all year.
Please join the rest of us in generous help to those students of
today who will lead the nations of tomorrow to be at peace with the
world. We are counting on you, and thank you sincerely. ,
Jo Lisher, AUF director.
Sarah Fulton, head solicitor
Adele Coryell, faculty solicitation.
Alpha Phi Omega, national
service fraternity, is holding an
open meeting in Room 316 of the
Union on Thursday, Sept. 21, at
7:30 p.m. The following require
ments for membership are neces
sary: Previous training in scout
ing, desire to render service on
campus, and satisfactory scho
The purpose of Alpha Phi
Omega is "To assemble college
men in the fellowship of the
Scout Oath and Law, to develop
friendships and leaderships, and
promote service to humanity." It
is a group composed of Univer
sity faculty and student men
who have previously been affili
ated with the Boy Scouts
The University chapter, headed
by president Glenn E. Curtis, is
one of two-hundred brother
chapters throughout the United
States. It was founded in 1935
and is still continuing its's serv
ices on the campus.
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Stop, Look, Relax
At Your Vnwn
Throughout the school year
varied programs and relaxing
features are being held weekly
in the Union.
Sunday afternoon coffee hours
will be held in the Union lounge
from 5 to 6. Organ music will
furnish the background and re
freshments will be served to
faculty and students. On. Sun
day evenings, full length, class
A, movies will be shown. From
4 to 6 one afternoon a week,
short films will be shown in the
A crib-annex is to be open
one afternoon a week in parlors
ABC and XYZ. Cokes and danc
ing (cabaret style) to the music
of the juke-box will be the main
program. For all jazz enthusi-
i asts there will be jam sessions
by student musicians in the main
lounge or Corncrib.
Exclusive in the Union are
also instructional series on ca
nasta, bridge, dancing and crafts;
special parties; co - sponsored
dances; and concert series with
nationally known guest artists.
Norma Ohnbbnck, ierry Warren
Krueger, Kent Atell, Hetty nee Weaver,
Glenn Rosenaultt, Tom Rlsehe
, Bill Mandril
, Jerry Bailey
,...... Bei Messersmlth
Joan Van Valkenhnrg
'nlien. f'htirk Biirmrlstrr, Bub Rclchcnbeeh
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OH YOU KIDLynn Kunkel, an alluring flapper of the 1920 era,
is given the eye by three College Joes; Barbara Young, Joan
Krueger and Barbara Wiley as the bartender, Mary Lou Luther,
looks on. These girls were a part of the Gamma Phi Beta skit
given Friday night at the Chancellor's reception and first Union
open house. Other skits were performed by Alpha Phi, Kappa
Kappa Gamma and Alpha Xi Delta.
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WANT A BEANIE? Four upperclassmen stop five freshmen to
persuade them to get their frosh beanies. The five are in the
process of registration en route to the Military and Naval Science
building from the Coliseum. Innocents, Tassels and Coed Coun
selors are selling the red beanies with the white '54 on them.
Campus tradition dictates that freshmen wear the caps until the
first snow unless they are victorious in the annual freshman
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GOLD BARS FOR BRANDT Receiving his second lieutenant's
bars, Cadet Earl O. Brandt of Lincoln (right front. st""r'ng
enters the U. S. Air Force reserves during ceremonies at Scott
Air Force Base. Lt. Col. Alex C. Jamiesou, Air ROTC summer
camp commander at the base is the third from left, standing.
200 Military, Naval Students
Training by land, sea, and air i
was the word for some two hun
dred University students during
the summer. While ROTC stu
dents scattered to five army
camps across the nation, Air
ROTC members were trained at
Lowry Field, Colo., and at Scott
Field, 111. Naval students took
Arrives in Japan
Captain John B. Trumble, a
university graduate, has recently
arrived in. Japan, Col. Thomas B.
Hall, commanding officer of
Johnson Air Base announced.
Captain Trumble is a graduate
of Jackson high school and of
the University, where he ob
tained his bachelor of science
degree, Capt. Trumble received
his commission and rating as a
pilot in the United States Air
Force in May 1942. He was sub
sequently assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific,
where he partici
pated in 30 missions over enemy
For these services, Capt.
Trumble was awarded the Dis
tinquished Flying Cross, the Air
Medal with Oak Leaf clusters
and the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon
with one battle star. Upon com
pletion of the war, Capt. Trum
ble returned to the United States
where he remained on duty un-
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PUS LAYOUT" DESK BLOTTERS ARE NOW ON
MANY STUDENTS DESKS. WE REALIZE THIS
FIRST PRINTING HAS A FEW UNINTEN
TIONAL ERRORS THAT WE INTEND TO REC
TIFY WITH THE NEXT PRINTING HOWEVER,
WE WOULD STILL APPRECIATE HEARING OF
ANY SUGGESTED CORRECTIONS THAT MAY
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a Pacific cruise.
The Naval ROTC men joined
a group of 900 midshipmen at
San Francisco's Treasure Is'nd
for the annual summer training
cruise. They sailed to Pearl
Harbor, then back to San Diego
and San Francisco Bay. During
the cruise, the midshipmen were
trained at operations, gunnery
and engineering, with a two
week period spent at each. (
The students were aboard the
heavy cruiser "St. Paul," the
jeep aircraft carrier "Bandoeng
Straits," and four escorting de
stroyers. A liberal amount of
shore leave permitted the bud
ding officers to enjoy such items
as Tijuana, Mexico, night-life
and outrigger canoe races at Ha
waii's Wakiki Beach. The cruise
ended on a serious note with the
outbreak of war in Korea. The
cruiser headed for dry-dock,
while the carrier sailed westward
with a load of planes.
After six weeks of military
and naval life, it was "back to
the books" lor ROTC students.
til alerted for movement to the
Pacific Theater of Operations in
Arriving in Japan at Yoko
hama, on Jeily 29th, 1950, Capt.
Trumble was assigned to the
Fifth Air Force, which is a unit
of the Far East Air Forces now
engaged in the United Nations
action in Korea.
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101 Professors, Instructors
Receive Staff Positions at NU
The University has added 101
new professors, and instructors
to its 1950-51 staff. New staff
members -come from all parts of
the United States and are now in
the positions of their respective
Agricultural chemistry: Paul
H. Figard, assistant.
Agricultural economics: Burton
L. French, assistant professor.
Agricultural engineering: Wil
liam E. Larsen, assistant (tractor
testing); Leo H, Solderholm, re
search associate; Fred B. Hamil
ton, research associate.
Agricultural extension: Donald
S. Lodge, agricultural engineer
ing extension assistant; Ethel
Diedrichsen, extension home eco
nomics assistant, extension nu
tritionist. Agronomy: Deane W. Finerty,
assistant; Jack G. King, assistant.
Animal husbandry: Ervin W.
Schleicher, assistant professor.
Architecture: Anatol Helman,
assistant professor; Keith H.
Christensen, instructor; Philip A.
Bacteriology: Don H. Larson,
Business organization and
management: Howard K. Grash
er, instructor; (Has been here on
a 9 months' appointment.)
Chemistry: Mark Hobson, as
sistant professor; James H.
Looker, instructor; Warren C.
Schwemer, instructor; Archie S.
Chemurgy: E. V. Staker, asso
Commercial arts: Nonda L.
Herman, instructor; Ada M.
Harms, assistant instructor.
Conservation and survey divi
sion: Vincent H. Dreeszen, hy
drologist. Dairy husbandly: James D.
Civil engineering: Ralph R.
Dentistry: Kenneth E. Holland,
instructor in orthodontics.
Economics: Frederick W. Mor
rissey, assistant professor; Sal
vatore Balentineo, instructor.
Educational psychology and
measurements: Charles O. Neidt,
associate professor; William F.
Anderson, Jr., instructor part
time; John M. McRai, instructor
Educational services, citizen
ship project: Rex. K. Reckewey,
instructor part time.
Elementary education: Russell
W. McCreight, instructor part
English: Robert E. Knoll, as
sistant professor; Herbert B.
Berry, instructor; Mrs. Dagny
Frederickson, instructor; Nanette
Hope, instructor; Stanley M.
Moon, instructor; Albert Rosen
berg, instructor; James E. Well
ington; Warner C. White, in
structor. Geography: Colbert C. Held,
assistant professor. .
Geology: Charles M. Riley, as
By RED RIGGS
Well, here it is another year.
and everyone is sitting around
either excited cr bored, depending
upon their year in school, and
thinking about activities, one way
or another, and
In way of in
might be well
to say that this
is all about the
Union, the big
brick barn on
If you are in
can come over
and sign up to
get into the
though they could stand some
extra-curricular work may apply
tor a chance to do some interest
ing work in the Union worker
pool. All that they have to do is
to come over and fill out a card.
Nothing to it and, kiddies, there's
lots of points to be had.
As for upperclassmen, if they
have worked for the Union before,
they know what a kick it is, and
their applications will also be ac
cepted early next week.
The big event that the activities
committee is presenting this week
is, of course, the Frosh Hop, which
is co-sponsored by the Innocents.
This event, which is for the fresh
men who would like to get ac
quainted with each other, is really
not too bad. In fact, there are
times when the stag line exceeds
the bounds of good taste. This
brawl is to take place Saturday
night in the Union Ballroom. At
I COHN COBS
History and principles of edu
cation: Rodney Franklin, instruc
tor part time; Norman L. Krong,
instructor part time.
Home economics: Mrs. Pern
Brown, assistant professor; Mrs.
Virginia Trotter, assistant pro
fessor; Anne Renz, instructor;
Mrs. Helen Sulek, instructor.
Horticulture, (outstate testing):
Robert B. O'Keefe, assistant.
Intercollegiate athletics: Alfred
M. Partin, head wrestling and
assistant freshman football coach.
Law: Henry H. Foster, Jr.,
professor; Robert L. Price, as
sistant in law.
Library: Harry Beck, assistant
librarian, acquisitions depart
ment with the rank of instruc
tor; Miss Ruth Hadley, assistant
bbrarian, social studies division
with the rank of instrctor; Mrs.
Eve M. Heuser, assistant li
brarian, science and technology
division, with the rank of in
structor; Mrs. Charlotte W. Rat
cliffe, .science librarian with the
rank of instructor.
Mathematics and astronomy:
Hugo B. Ribeiro, associate pro
fessor; T loyd K. Jackson, assist
ant profeor; George Seifert, in
structor. College of Medicine: Cecil L.
Wittson, professor of neurology
and psychiatry; H. Chandler
Elliott, associate professor of
anatomy; Ralph H. Luikart, asso
ciate professor of obstetrics and
gynecology; Mrs. Minnie Schai
fer, assistant professor of public
health nursing; Frederick F. Teal,
assistant professor of orthopedic
surgery; Kenneth G. Chiburg,
instructor in neurology and psy
chiatry; Walter T. Cotton, in
structor in obstetrics and gyne
cology; Henry Kammandel, in
structor in urology; Haskell Mor
ris, instructor in internal medi
cine; William L. Rumbolz, in
structor in obstetrics and gyne
cology; Richard D. Smith, in
structor in orthopedic surgery;
Walter R. Stager, associate in
Ag Staff Named
Nebraska School of Agricul
ture: Frank J Kleager, principal;
Stephen Kenney, instructor in
English and speech; Florence R.
Kuhl, instructor in home eco
College Red Cross Unit Needs
Workers for Ten Projects
Attention freshman students!
The Red Cross college unit pres
ident, Bob Mosher, has extended
an invitation to all new students
who are interested in a service
activity. Red Cross offers stu
dents a chance to help others
through work on ten different
Among the projects are enter
tainment units at the Veterans
hospital and the State mental
hospital, first aid and life sav
ing courses, motor corp services,
parties at orphanages, old peo
ple homes, the state reformatory
and the penitentiary. The unit is
now helping to form Junior Red
Cross units in Lincoln high
Host to Convention
One highlight of the college
unit's activities last year was the
convention for other midwestern
college units. States attending
the two-day convention at Ne
braska were Wyoming, Colo
rado, Iowa, Kansas and Mis
souri. Mosher, as president of the
college unit, supervises the work
of the following board members:
Joan Hanson, Miriam Willey,
Sharon Fritzler, Sally Krause,
Kathy Swingle, George Wilcox,
Betty Dee Weaver, Pat Nolan,
Pat Weidman, Chuck Wedmaier,
Ken Henkins, Gladys Novotny,
Sara Sage and Bill Dugan.
The executive committee in
cludes, besides Mosher, Jan
Lindquist, vice president; Doro
thy Nordgren, secretary-treasurer;
and Audrey Rosenbaum,
student advisor. Last year Miss
Rosenbaum, former president of
RCCU, was elected to the board
of directors of the Lancaster
county chapter of the American
Red Cross. This was the first
time a University coed had re
ceived the postion.
Gene Berg, founder of the
Nebraska unit and its first pres
ident, attended the National Red
Cross convention in Detroit last
summer. Berg, senior voting
delegate from Lancaster county
chapter, was one of 20 college
students from all over the coun
try. Berg Addresses "Meet
Taking part in a 'panel dis
cussion, Berg told an audience
of college students. Red Cross
officials and chapter delegates
that "on campus Red Cross serv
ice builds leadership, confidence
and resourcefulness. Off campus
Red Cross is one of the few
sale!! Subscript-ions to the
Be sure to reserve your
copy and avoid disappointment
September 18, 1950
nomics; Feme Mintling, instruc
tor in normal training; L. Leon
ard Pewthers, instructor ot vet
erans on the farm training; Ad
della Rundquist, instructor in
home economics. ,
Pharmacy and pharmaceutical
chemistry: Walter T. Gloor, Jr,
Philosophy: Maurice Natanson,
instructor, has been a graduate
Physical education, men: Dale
L. Hulse, instructor part lime.
Physical education, women:
Charlotte Duff, instructor; oJan
Park, instructor; Kaye Moore, in
structor part time.
Physics: Frederick L. Pelton,
instructor; O. Dayle Sittler, in
structor, has been graduate as
sistant. Psychology: Prank J. Dudek,
associate professor; Richard B.
Residence halls for women:
Katherine L. Parks, director of
counseling and social activities.
School administration: Paul M.
Allen, instructor part time; Rob
ert R. Wilson, instructor part
Fine Arts Staff
School of Fine Arts: Clarence
Flick, assistant professor of
speech; Dean F. Graunke, in
structor in piano; Thomas P.
Sheffield, instructor in art.
School of journalism: Nathan
B. Blumberg, assistant professor.
Secondary education: Donald
Vestal, instructor part time.
Student health: Dr. Richard W.
Gray, psychiatrist part time.
Teachers College high school:
Lee H. Stoner, instructor part
time; John W. Eberly, instructor
University extension: Rosalie
W. Farley, instructor in ele
mentary education in extension;
F. Eloise Pool, assistant instruc
tor in high school mathematics
Zoology and anatomy: Mrs.
Marjorie R. Prince, instructor.
Military department: Colonel
James H. Workman, professor;
Major Edward R. Atchinson;
Capt. David Prior; Capt. John L
Navy department: Capt.
Thomas A. Donovan; Lt. Comdr.
G. C. Pyne.
groups that brings students into
contact with the community.
They see real people with real
needs and find things that sel
dom reach the text books."
Last May the college unit as
sisted in flood rescue work in
Lincoln. A group of volunteers
headed by Mosher worked all
night evacuating flood victims
and caring for rescued persons.
They transported trucks, cots -.
and other emergency equipment
from the University to tempo
rary Red Cross headquarters at
The veterans hospital project
is under the direction of Joan
Hanson. Last year Miss Hanson
and Bill Hemke produced a bi
weekly two hour radio show at
the hospital. The musical re
quest program was broadcast to
the entire hospital over the ra
According to Miss Hanson:
"The system at Vet's is com
parable to that of a 250 watt
radio station. The Red Cross
volunteer is his own engineer.
The equipment consists of the
'Board,' two dual speed turn
tables and a makeshift trans
mitter that receives and trans
mits to the patients and to vari
ous parts of the hospital." She
reports that one of the popular
requests is "Don't Fence Me In."
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