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University of Webrcsfo
Vol. 51 No. 27
LINCOLN 8, NEBRASKA
Friday, October 20, 1950
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UN Forces Take
Over Red Capital
United Nations forces captured
the capital of North Korea
Two allied spearheads were
able to occupy most of Pyong
yang, red capital since the end of
World War II.
The premier of North Korea,
Kim II Sung, and his government
had apparently fled northward,
possibly into Manchuria or Rus
Frightened red troops surrend
ered by the thousands, some clad
only in their long underwear.
The capital was almost deserted,
although in normal times, it had
over 700,000 inhabitants. The two
major escape roads northward
were reported clogged with re
treating red soldiers.
War Nearly Over
Most correspondents predicted
that the war was almost over, :
although guerrilla operations j
may continue. j
In England. Sir Stafford !
Cripps, better known as "Mr.
Austerity," resigned as Chancel
lor of the Exchequer, a post he
had held since November, 1947.
The 61-year-old cabinet member
had been in poor health for some
Senator Herbert R. O'Connor
of Maryland charged that about
a half million gallons of Ameri
can oil had been sent to China
after the Korean war began.
"Improper and wrong" were i
the words used by the chairman
of the senate subcommittee in
vestigating reports that Ameri
can ships have been carrying
strategic materials into red China
since last June.
Quints Take Trip
The Dionne quintuplets, now
16 years old. made their first
visit to New York City. Their
host was Francis Cardinal Spell-
man, archbishop or Jiew xork. I
Their only other trip into the
United States was made m 1943.
when they went to Wisconsin to
launcn some snips.
Reports from Washington are
that President Truman assured
General MacArthur that the ad
ministration policies, in accord
f those of the UN. will be to per
manently neutralize Formosa.
Russia accepted an invitation
issued by the UN to join a 14
member "peace patrol" to smash
world aggression anywhere in the
Baud Day Issue
Copies of Scarlet and Cream,
official Builder's newspaper will
be distributed to each high
school student in attendance at
the annua Band Day Saturday.
3,000 copies of the publica
tion have been printed. Activi
ties on campus are described or
pictured in the publication.
This is the first issue of the
year, under the editorship of
A card will be attached to the
newspaper with information to
be filled out by the high school
student Information requested
will include the name, address,
school, major and the college, if
any, that the student plans to
attend. In this way, the Builders
may contact there students who j
are interested in attending the i
Food, including sandwiches,
milk and apple, will be given to
the students under the direction
of Poochie Rediger.
All hostesses at the feed will for the dungaree jamboree Fri
wear the newly initiated red and J day night, Oct. 20. The dance
white Builders ribbon. j will be held immediately after
Builders is an organization j the rally to the music of Jerry
which seeks to advertise the Uni- Mayburn and his orchestra,
versity as much as possible and 1 The Phi trio, Betty Lester,
to get Nebraska students to at- ! Nora Devore and Barb Adams
at their own state
Torl FlT.Va nWl" 5a"Ce' prml8ed
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Letters containing the rules
for Coed Follies participation f
were sent Friday by the AWS
board to all organized women's'
n,i.n..i, r-,...A -c.iii .;ii !
r-,.A .;n !
not be held until Feb. 27, 1851,
the AWS board is asking that
each Jiou.sc submit a written i
script for its skit or curtain act j
by Dec. 15. If a group has not j
entered a script by that date, it
will be assumed that it does not ;
Intend to participate in the fol- ,
lies. It will not be necessary,
however, to enter candidates for
Typical Nebraska Coed until a
The reason for the early sub
mission of scripts is to prevent
the duplication of ideas. In case
two groups enter the same idea,
the first script submitted will be
used, and the other group will
be asked to change its theme.
The AWS board believes that
this rule will give each group a
belter chance in the competi
tion. Scripts should be sent as soon
as possible to Marilyn Moomey
at 426 No. 16. Skits mur.t not
exceed eight minutes and cur
tain acts must be no more than
The New Entrances
WHICH DOOR IS WHICH? This illustration shows the entrance system which will be used at
the East Stadium Saturday for the Penn State-NU game and all other grid games. The plan is
being used this year to protect studetns' interest s, according to A. J. Lewandowski, athletics busi
ness manager. Only students will be able to go i n entrances marked "Students" in the diagram.
Similarly, only faculty members and the genera 1 public may enter ramps specifically marked for
"Faculty" and "Public." The majority of door s, as the plan shows, will be used by students
If you have a ticket to sit in
the student football section, you
must present your ticket as well
as vour ID card before vnu will
be admitted into all future
; A'. J. Lewandowski reports
that too many non-students are ;
trying to sit in the student sec
tion and all attempts will be ;
made to have this cease.
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m 11 111 If ,21 II fill
Student Council interviews for
sophomore and junior applicants
for the Student Committee on
Publications will be held next
Wednesday, Oct, 25, at 4:15 at
Those students whose appli
cations have been filed should
report to room 305, Union, for
Each applicant appears separ
ately before the Council mem
bers to answer specific questions
i concerning qualifications and
i The Student Committee on
Publications is comprised of both
faculty and student representa
tives. Their duties include selec-
tiwi r.t tha throo nnhliralinnc'
Staffs and review and venfica-!
tn of contact! and budgete
CoxS a"4 members
of the sophomore and junior
classes have filed for the position
on the Publications Board.
Interviews for the senior
Board member were held Wed-
nesday in the Student Council Uons are lne several sections re
meetinc. Leon Pfeiffer was re- ! served to the public and single
named to the senior Publications
111 Oil Inim
WO 1LJ till CCS
Two more free dances are
the schedule of the Union
this coming week-end
Dungarees, levis or just plain j
rallv clothes will be the vogue !
will furnish entertainment. The
Cig quartette and solos by Gwen
Wilsner will also be on the pro- j
cram. Jan rrenens, cnairman
jjrj i fi i-. . .--
Y: There wlU be a number
01 c.fff' ;w, 4V. v;,m
Saturday nght. the Union
plans to initiate a series of disc
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oeroy oances. iancine wiu ue ,
ueroy oances. dancing wiu uc(kiuwij
from 8:30 o.m. to midnight.
! Dancing will be entirely
records. Entertainment will con-
sist of a duet of Mary Pitterman i
and Jo Pyle and a blackface !
ukulele act by Donna Kratler. j
Chairman Perky Falb said that
she anticipated a record crowd
for the event. Which the Union
co;.m;:ce hopes to be able to
make a traditional affair.
Open to Juniors
Unaffiliated junior coeds In
terested in membership in AWS
Associated Women Students
may file applications from
which senior AWS board mem
bers will schedule interviews.
Applicants must have a 5.7
scholastic average, junior stand
ing, and a year's residence in a
Applications must be filed be
twecn B a.m. and 5 p.m. at Ellen
i Smith hall by Friday.
and fa culty.
The name on the ID card and ;
football ticket must be written j
ink and correspond if the
I ticketholder is to be admitted.
Some gatecrashers should be
complimented on their ingenuity
in trying to get into the Nebraska-Indiana
game last month.
Sandwich Is Reason
One elderly lady asked a ticket
taker if she could go through the
gates, ' Just to get a sandwich,"
Her reason wasn't accepted for
some athletes were selling food
outside the gates.
Another Nebraska fan tried to
1 get by the ticket checkers under
the pretense of checking a tele-
pnone. tie was completely
was completelv out
fitted as a lineman, even includ
ing the spikes on his shoes.
His costume was authentic but
his excuse didn't hold ground.
There are no telephones in the
Another man claimed he was
called to repair some plumbing.
The fact that he didn't have any
of his tools kept him from seeing
No one knows what tricks will
be tried this Saturday. Most
likely most of them will end up
listening to the game by radio.
All students with season foot
ball tickets this year must enter
the door marked "Students."
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Membe,? 5 e Innocents Soci -
1 ety W!lJ Pla at en
nnlor the pUrpOSC f ,dent'-
j UCallon- c,atinr
j , lua eaws
i me majority oi seats in inejto th. uinners in th float com-
i &y students ana iaciuiy. r.xcep-
admission. Seats reserved for the
faculty anJ the University stu
dents are the card section and
the seats nearest the field.
Faculty members are to enter
door marked "faculty." This
! will be located directly north of
. i j
the center door,
'This system is being used
this year to protect student in- j
terests," said Lewandowski. A
similar plan was tried once be-
fore in 1937 but only two doors
were open to students.
When people create something
: and then Share With Others What
.... . w ' . . . ' ' -
l K. u. Gustavson stated at the
' first All-University convocation
Speaking at the ColLseum,
(Gustavson addressed over 3,000
uiucjmi; biuucjiw. uu ioiuhj
members. His speech was entit-
led "Look, to This Day."
A creative life finds its satis-
faction in its ability to share,"
the Chancellor said. "A nation
which shares is a happy nation
and a world which shares is a
happy world," he continued.
Gustavson's speech climaxed
United Nations Week activities
on the University campus. Still
on the agenda are a coffee hour
at the Union Sunday, and the
projects of UN Day, Tuesday,
With Gustavson on the Coli
seum stage were Dr. Carl J.
Schneider, who gave the intro
ductory speech, Jack Greer,
who introduced the Chancellor,
and Harold Peterson, president
Schneider told the assembly of
the convocation program as out
lined for the coming year. All
classes were dismissed for Dr.
UN Must Lead
The Chancellor expressed his
Sketches of the homecoming Eligibility requirements must
house displays and the floats must be fulfilled before any student
be turned in not later than Sat- ) may ae for junior or senior
urday noon in order to eligible i cjas officer. These refer to in
for competition. dividual college requirements,
Sketches and fees for the house ) hour requirements and a 5.5 av
decorations should be sent or i erage.
brought to John Mills. 635 North j The tentative election date has
16th street, bv noon Oct. 21. All! been set for Thursday, Oct. 26.
trmsi nav tho fiv Hniiar ntrv fw
: to be eligible for consideration,
j Decorations must be completed
' and an expense account, totaling
not more than fifty dollars, must
, be in Friday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. All
J organized houses are eligible. If
duplicate entries are turned in
. the first one received is taken.
; Float Contest
5 The float contest will be simi-
; lar tr, thA hni Hnv.nt.nn tt-
' netition. Sororities mav not com-
, pete. No entry fee is necessary ,
i but a sketch is required with the
same rule on duplication. All en
i tries must be sent to Jayne Wade
j 1C19 R street before noon Oct. 21.
An expense limit of fifteen dol-
lars is placed on the float con
The judges - wili be faculty
All floats and other partici
, pants will form at 10:30 a.m.,
I Saturday, Nov. 4th. at 14th and
Vine streets. The parade will
s move down 14th street to R.
down R to 15th. and down 15th
to O street to 11th, down 11th to
j R to 12th and to the Coliseum.
I Professional help may be
j used on any of the decorations.
i Traveli trophies are awarded
petition. In the house decoration
. contest troohies will be awarded
the too teams and traveline tro-
phies go to second and third place
winners Only two places are
recognized in the float contest.
i u year sigma jvu coppea
; rst place in the mens division Vnr (.firtOOlllSlS
! with Gamma Phi Beta as the:rur t,ff
top women team, in the house
: rlt-r.y,i imt Cirnna fV I anA 7 r.t -
Beta Tau took second and third
place honors resnectively in the
mens division. Second and third
places in the women's section
j went to Sigma Delta
Delta Delta Delta.
Program on Campus
, belief that it is the United Na-
tinnt nr-aTi-rutinn -urKir.Vi tnnrf
head the world today.
j(mi . -T . , r
"The UN offers man the great-
est hope in the world. This is
because of the opportunity which
"Look to This Day," the
title chosen for Chancellor
R. G. Gustavson' convoca
tion address Thursday, was
taken from the Sanskrit. The
poem is reprinted below by
request from many students
and faculty members.
Look to this day!
For It is life, the very life
In its brief course lie all
the varieties and realities of
The bliss of growth;
The glory of action;
The splendor of beauty;
For yesterday is already a
dream, and tomorrow is only
But today, well lived,
makes every yesterday
A dream of happiness, and
every tomorrow a vision of
Look well, therelore, to
Such is the saludtion of
From the Sanskrit
Conn nan (1 ant Call
To Close Tuesday
Applications for the title of
Honorary Commandant must be
filed between today and Tuesday
at 5 p.m. by senior coeds, in the
Dean of Student Affairs office.
Room 104 Administration build
ing. Seniors applying must meet the
qualifications of their college, for
senior standing and must have an
average of at least 5.5. There is
no limit on the number of can
didates who may apply from each
Students will vote for the six
finalists at an all-University
election, Oct. 31, and on Nov. 2 a
reception will be held from 2 to
7 p.m., at the Union at which
time the six finalists will be pre
sented to the candidate officers.
The officers will then vote for
the Honorary Commandant, who
will be revealed at the annual
Today is the last day for stu
dents to file tor junior and sen
ior class officers. Anyone inter
ested should file with Dean Hal-
! rrr.nn'f sffrr in the A A mini CtTIl-
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' tinn hnilriinp todav.
either on the Ag or city cam
j pus. There will be booths in the
j Unions of both campuses,
j Eligible Voters
Qnjv juniors and seniors may
; vote or tne four officers which
; are to be elected for each class,
i a minimum of two candidates
I fnr each office is reauired. Suf-
ficient interest must be shown
the elections and filings to
warrant their being neia
! BD Parker,
Bob Parker, student council
vice president who is in charge
of elections, announced some re
visions to the campaign public
ity rules which were issued this
For this election, no money is
to be used for campaign pur
poses. Posters may be made, but
no candidate is to pay for any
; advertising facilities.
P.A. Use Restricted
j Another publicity revision has
restricted use of the public ad-
dress system during the elee
; tions. This means that no can
; didate may use P.A. advertising
on campus or elsewhere during
, The student Council hopes
! that this election v-in be a "nice,
: quiet one."
j This reason for these revisions
is that elections are to be toned
down until arter tne iinai coun-
j 1 constitution revisions.
Th? election organization isn i
complete enough to let a regu-
lar election campaign be held.
If you tan produce drawings
'. . 1 ..1 otinn If ."ncifinal v
: here's your big chance. Cartoon-
1 ists for Corn Shucks, the campus
j humor magazine,
I needed in room 20
! office, in the Student Union as
soon as possible.
, the UN presents to organize the
nrnr-'A n ..-n..t ..1 :
basis,- he said.
i Gustavson pointed out the out-
i standing advancements which
j have come in the wav Bf.ipnf.P
to make the world a better place
in which to live.
"We are living in a world of
change. We can produce bigger
animals and better producing
grain crops through breeding.
The most important work at the
moment has to do with the nu
cleus of the celL We are find
ing out that the whole architec
ture of the cell is determined by
the qualities of the nucleus," he
Though our knowledge of
science and of the physical laws
of the universe have progressed
almost beyond belief, the prob
lems of morals, ethics, and re
ligion which we deal with today
are nearly the same as they
were many years ago, he told the
Gustavson pointed out some
flaws in our society. According to
the Chancellor, we show a tend
ency toward non-creative mass
production and we emphasize the
destructive instead of the con
See Gurtavson, Pace 4
To Kindle Spirit
"We're Going to Town for Penn State" will be th
theme of the Cornhusker rally tonight at 7 :15.
The rally tonight will be the only one of its kind this
year. The rally committee has made plans for the Corn
husker backers to go downtown. There will be fireworks,
yells, songs, speeches, to kindle I
the desired spirit to send the
Cornhuskers off in full steam
against Penn State.
All students are asked to be
at the Coliseum before 7:15 or
to wait in front of their houses
to be picked up by the rally.
"We're going to town for Penn
State" rally procedure will begin
at the Coliseum and go down
Vine street to 16th. From 16th
the pepsters will march to R
street; from R to 15th and from
15th to O street From O they
will proceed to 13th where the
main part of the rally will be
The Corn Cobs and Tassels will
form a circle at the intersection
of 13th and O. The students will
form behind this circle.
Bill to Speak
Speeches will be given Ly
Coach Bill Glassford and the
' game eo-captains in the middle
of the circle. Yells, songs, and
cheers will be led here by the
yell leaders and the band.
After this part of the rally
the 'Husker fans will then march
back to the Union in rally pro
cedure. The order to be followed dur
ing the rally is: the band first;
then the victory bell with the
cheerleaders on the platform;
See Rally, Pare 2
To Honor All
I Dr. and Mrs. R. G. Gustavson
j will honor University faculty, ad
! ministrative and service person
, nel at the annual Chancellor's
i reception next Friday at Carrie
! Belle Raymond hall between 8
, and 10 p. m.
In the receiving line with
Chancellor and Mrs. Gustavson
rwill be Mr. and Mrs. Carl W.
Borgmann, Dr. and Mrs. Lester
D. Odell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
O. Neidt, Dean and Mrs. W. V.
Lambert, Miss Doretta Schlap
hoif, Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Staker,
Dr. and Mrs. Cecil L. Wittson,
Colonel and Mrs. James H. Work
; man. Captain and Mrs. T. A.
; Donovan, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
i H. Foster. Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Don
' aid W. Dysinger, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank J. Dudek and Miss Kath
i eiine L. Par ks.
, Assistants are the following:
: Mr. and Mrs. T. T. Bullock, Mr.
and Mrs. David Dow, Mr. and
; Mrs. Arthur Westbrook, Mr. and
; Mrs. Walter E. Militzer, Mr. and
! Mrs. Eugene Anderson, Mr. and
Mrs. Boyd G. Carter, Mr. and
Mrs. Carl A. Donaldson, Mr. and
i Mrs. Roger Shumate, Mr. and
I Mrs. Irwin L. Hathaway, Mr. and
i Mrs. James Weber.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Colbert,
! Mr. and Mrs. Forrest C. Blood,
Miss Evelyn Metzger, Miss Eliza
beth Tierney, Miss Ruth Staples,
Mrs. Joseph B. Burt, Mrs. E. W.
Janike, Mrs. J. William Glass
ford, Dean Marjorie Johnston,
Mrs. James P. Tollman, Mrs.
Clarence E. McNeill, Miss Selma
Anderson, Mrs. Harold C Lueth.
Others In Line
Mrs. Donald A. Keys, Mr. and
Mrs. George Round, Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene C. Reed, Mr. and
Mrs. Leroy T. Laase, Miss El
vera Christiansen, Miss Sue Ar
buthnot, Mr. and Mrs. Myron J.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd R. Meyer,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Schrickel,
Mr. and Mrs. Max Schuster, Mr.
and Mrs. James M. Reinhardt,
Mr .and Mrs. Robert Nash, Mr.
and Mrs. Roscoe C. Abbott, Miss
Clara Rausch. Mr. and Mrs. R.
F. Morgan, Mr. and Mrs. Harold
G. O. Hoick, Miss Ruth L. Meier
henry, Miss Lucille Backemeyer,
Miss Arleen Arner, Mrs. Mar
jorie Kastain, Mrs. Ivy Huff and
Mrs. Adele Hurley.
AUF Donation List
Preliminary reports from eight
organized houses on the city
campus show that the Interna
tional House heads the list of
those reporting to date on AUF
Following is a list of the houses
in order of their percentage of
individual goals reached thus far
in the drive which will end on
International House 73
Heppner Hall 69
Howard Hall ce
Rundle Hall 64
Wilson Hall 50
Rosa Bouton Hall 44
Raymond Hall 43
Love Hall 8
Those halls who have not re
ported yet are Terrace Hall, Del
ian Union, Towne Club.
' United Nations Week continues
Sunday with a coffee hour to be
held in the Union lobby at S p.m.
Hosts and hostesses from.
NUCWA will serve coffee and
brownies to students attending.
The informal hour will give Uni
versity students and faculty th
chance to meet informally, talk
over the issues of the week and
learn of NUCWA's future plans.
Sponsored jointly by NUCWA
and the Union, the hour is being
planned by a committee headed
by Stan Jones. Joan LaShelle of
the Union is also helping with
Decorations at the hour will
follow an international theme.
Committee members working on
arrangements who will, also serve
as hosts and hostesses are Joha
Bauer, Adele Crane, Bob Hallock.
Dorothy Kurth, Joann Miller,
Sue Neuenswander, Jeanette Ne
vile. Rusty Parmenter. Patsy
Patterson, Don Peterson and
Invitations have been sent out
to all organized houses on cam
pus urging students to attend the
hour. The get-together will be
the last function of UN week,
which began Tuesday. Oct 17
and will last until Tuesday, Oct.
President of NUCWA. Stan
Jones and other NUCWA offi
cers and executive board mem
bers will be on hand at the hour
to talk with students and explain
the campus organization and ita
aims in promoting UN activities.
Activities of the UN week have
included a faculty roundtable
discussion, a Cosmopolitan debate
on "Should China have a seat in
the UN," and an All-University
convocation with Chancellor
Heading the UN Week general
committee are co-chairmen Joan
Jones and Marilyn Coupe,
All Over World
While University students hav
been observing UN Week on their
campus, peoples all over the
world have been celebrating it
in their own way.
Schools, clubs and institutions
in America and in Nebraska
have emphasized "UN Plus You"
in their programs. Children have
been making United Nations ban
ners and have been studying the
organization of the United Na-
See UN Week, Txgt 4
Do you die a thousand deaths
on the dance floor? Or are you a
dance fiend who is on the look
out for new dance steps with
which to torture your date?
Whatever the case, your prob
lems are solved. Dance lessons
are yours for the asking at the
Union ballroom every Tuesday
night from 7 to 9. Stu Reynolds,
chairman of the dance commit
tee, has announced that these
lessons are already under way
and are under the supervision
of P. Christie and Miss Marty,
assisted by Miss Ruth Pierce from
the Arthur Murray studio.
There have already been two
successful dances with a turnout
f 200-300 people but new "tal
ent" is always welcome. The
Arthur Murray teachers have
given lessons in the fox-trot and
the waltz, and at the last meet
ing they demonstrated one of the
latest dance steps, the mambo.
Stu announced that demonstra
tions of any dance requested will
be given at these sessions.
For those who feel left out be
cause they can't do the Charles
ton, there are NU student helpers
who will be at your disposal.
These "pros" are Jo Pyle, Stu
Snow, Betty Stratton, and Kathy
Ag Board Filings
To Close Monday
Filings for the junior members
to the Farmer's Fair board will
close Monday, according to Don
To be eligible, students must
have a 5.5 average, have com
pleted 53 hours and be carrying
12 hours successfully at the pre
Duties of the board include all
planning for the Farmer's Fair,
held annually each spring. In
past years the fair has included
open houses, barbecue, parada
and the rodeo.
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