The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 01, 1950, Image 1
Only doily publication lor students ot tho University of Nebraska Vol. 51 No. 34 Six 'Commandant' Finalists Selected The six coeds who received the highest number of votes in yesterday's all-University election for Honorary Commandant have been announced by the Student Council. The finalists for the military honor are: Eileen Derieg, Chi Omega, is majoring in dietetics. She belongs to Reds Resist Yank Drives To Border A U.S. tank column traveled Up the northwest coast of Korea within 2C miles of the commu nist emergency capital of Si nuiju. Ma. Gen. John H. Church, commander of the 24th division, predicted it would soon reach the Yalu river boundary. North Koreans and Chinese communist troops have stepped up their resistance to hold the United Nations forces off until the wintry blasts. The reds have put scores of tunks and heavy guns into the battle area. The only impressive gain was made by an armored column of the U.S. 24th division which Is within 33 miles of the border, While the Korean war con tinues, Harry Houdinl, the most bashful ghost in history, tried to communicate with Medium Frank Decker. Mentalist Joseph Dunninger offered Decker $10, 000 if Decker could bring him conclusive proof that Houdlni still lives in another world. Decker produced some evidence but not enough to win the stand ing offer. Parliament Opens In London King George VI opened a new session of Parlia ment by pledging the labor gov ernment to work for a rearma ment to avert war. Conservative leader Winston Churchill took the offensive, at tacking the program of the la bor government. He criticized the party for not mentioning United States aid In ahe king's speech saying, "the British socialist government has lived for five years largely off their bounty." Sidney has another new oil well that looks very good. The Ohio Oil company is drilling one mile northwest of Sidney. In England George Bernard Shaw, the famous playwright, is reported to be very weak and a life-long friend said: "We ex pect him to go at any moment." He is suffering from a relapse in his recovery from a broken thigh and a kidney ailment. Chairman Gordon Dean of the atomic energy commission re ports the highly expensive atom bombs may be useful even if they are never exploded. Uranium and plutonium can be withdrawn from the bombs and be converted to supply mili tary power. The metal would be used as fuel to produce power for peacetime purposes. The metal will not deteriorate and the only thing wasted would be the work ot the people en gaged in the fabrication of ex terior parts, of the bomb. Dragon Booth Set Up at Vets Bv Red Cross It was carnival time at Vets hospital Monday evening. College students participated In a Halloween party for the disabled veterans at the hospital. Toan Hanson and Susie Stoll were co-chairmen for the Red Cross college unit which spon sored a booth for the party. The booth was taken from the Chi Omega's Penny Carnival show called "Dragon's Den." It won second in the Penny Carni val competition last year. Mary Hartman did the art work. What went on in the "Dragon's Den?" After the victims were blindfolded they entered for the dragon hunt. The monster lived over a hill which was a board mounted on a Coke case and through a swamp, which was a soft pillow. Moss was repre sented by rags and cord hang ing from a piece of twine from the top of the booth. Once the den was reached a hissing sound could be heard, and the dragon spit at his hunter. This was done by hissing sound from the girls and a water gun. The hunter had a chance to kill the dragon with a dart which was thrown at a board. Having been through the fight with the dragon, the hunters' fortunes were told by having palms reaa. A red cross was painted on the victims hand. Students who went to Vets hospital were: Anne Lear and Ruth Hinds, acting as guides in the "Dragon's Den"; Dorothy Elliott, Pat Kelly, Phyl Lyons, Pat Lindgren and Jean Wilson, cigaret girls; and Jackie Griffith and Susie Stoll. Union Bridge Lessons Will Begin Today Free bridge lessons for be ginners will begin Wednesday, Nov. 1. The lessons will be from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Union Game room. Anyone who is interested in learning to play bridge is urged to sign up in the Activities office. James Porter will instruct the class, these classes will run for six weeks. ) Phi Upsilon Omicron honorary, and is also a member of the Home Economics club and New man club. Janet Carr, Towne club, Is a member of Pi Lamba Theta, treasurer of Mortar Board, vice president of Tassels, board mem ber of Coed Counselors, and was the 1949 Typical Nebraska Coed. Janet is majoring in elementary education. Susan Reed Susan Reed, Kappa Kappa Gamma, is in Arts and Science college and her major is journal ism. She is a member of Mortar Board, was assistant editor of The Daily Nebraskan, is a com mittee member of College Days, and belongs to Thcta Sigma Phi and Kappa Tau Alpha honor aries. Virginia Koch, Kappa Alpha Theta, is president of WAA, on the advisory board of AUF, and was junior attendant to the May Queen. She is in Arts and Sciende college and is an Eng lish major. Nancy Noble, Kappa Alpha Theta, is in Teachers college and is majoring in elementary educa tion. She is president of Pi Lamba Theta, teacher's honor ary. Shirley Allen Shirley Allen, Alpha Chi Omega, is president of Tassels, a member of Mortar Board, was 1950 Homecoming Queen, and belongs to Pi Lamba Theta. She is in Teachers college and is, majoring in commercial arts. The winning finalists will be presented to the Candidate Of ficers association at an informal tea in Parlors XYZ of the Union at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. At this time the officers will meet the finalists personally, and then vote on one from the group to be the 1950-51 Honorary Com mandant. Identity of Winner The winning coed's identity will not be revealed until the night of the Military Ball, Sat urday, Dec. 2. All officers of the association should attend the tea for the purpose of selecting the Honor ary Commandant. The six finalists were chosen from thirty-two candidates by an all-University vote. 1136 stu dents cast ballots to determine the finalists. Art Galleries Will Sponsor Informal Talks As a part of its expanded program of exhibitions and ac tivities the University Galleries has announced a series of Sun day afternoon gallery talks to begin Sunday, Nov. 5, on the opening of the fourteenth annual all-Nebraska show. These talks will be informal and will provide an opportunity to visit the various exhibitions with the added comments from members of the University's art department staff. The first of these talks will be given by Norman Geske, as sistant director of the University Galleries. Geske, who served as the one man jury for the all- Nebraska show which is spon sored by the Lincoln Artists' guild, will discuss the trends in regional and national art as they are reflected in the exhibition. For the rest of the month the speakers will be as follows: Sun day, Nov. 12, Walter Meigs, as sistant professor of art; Nov. 19, Manfred Keiler, assistant profes sor of art education; Nov. 26, Gail Butt, instructor of art. These speakers will discuss the all-Nebraska show and other ex hibitions current in the galleries during the month. Each talk is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. and will follow an hour of recorded music beginning at 2:15 p.m. Morrill hall is open from 2 to 5 p.m. There is no admis sion charge. Ag Engineers to Hear Talk on 'Trip to Moon' Journey to the Moon" will be the subject of J. P. Colbert's talk at the regular business meeting of the Ag engineers. The meeting will be Wednes day, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ag union recreation room. Col bert is professor of civil engi neering at the University. Student Directory Salesmen isk 'Hadda Call Lately?' "Hadda call lately?" If not, I believes information you and your friends need a btudent Directory. Sales of the new Directory, which will be 5 inches by 8 inches, began Monday under di rection of Jan Lindquist, busi ness manager. Although the. new book is larger, it will still sell for 50 cents. The Directory can be bought at the booth in the Union or from representatives of organized houses. A receipt will be issued which is to be pre sented for a copy of the book sometime in November when they are distributed. The ' Directory, published by the Builders, gives a complete listing of the phone number. Lincoln address, hometown, the college and the year of each stu- dent in the University. The staff I Symphony To Feature Violin Player 03sy Renardy, world famous violinist, will appear with the University of Nebraska Sym phony . at the Union ballroom, Thursday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. Renardy will provide several solo renditions accompanied by ft RENARDY the University Symphony, under the direction of Emanuel Wish now. The program includes "The Faithful Shepherd," by Handel Beecham; "Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 26," by Bruch; and "Chaconne in G Minor," by Purcell-Barbirolli. Renardy's violin, believed to have belonged to Paganini, is valued at over $50,000. Born in Vienna, Renardy's first recognition came when he was only five. By 1937, he was an established artiist in Europe. He made his first appearance in the United States in 1939, in Carnegie hall, playing the entire 29 Paganinf caprices. His career in the United States has included appearances with the Chicago Symphony, the Boston Symphony and the Houston Symphony. During the 1950-51 concert sea son, Renardy will be a soloist with the New York Philharmon ica Symphony. Music School Senior Recital Wednesday The University School of Fine Arts will present three students in a senior recital on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Social Science Auditorium, at 4 p.m. John A. Curtiss, trumpet play er, will present three numbers accompanied by Lewis Forney. Jeanette Schweser will sing a group of four songs accompanied by Kathleen Burt. Marilyn Harms will close the program with three violin numbers. She will be accompanied by Kath leen Burt. The program is as follows: Concerto Andante Haydn Scherzo Goldman Sonata Allegro Sowerby John A. Curtiss Lewis Forney La Pastorella Schubert With Verdure Clad The Creation Haydn The Little Shepherd's Song Watts Me Company Along Hageman Jeanette Schweser Kathleen Burt Sonata Le Tombear Leclair Jamaican Rhumba Benjamin-Primose Improvisation Kabalevsky Marilyn Harms Kathleen Burt Builders to Hold All-member Meet A mass meeting of Builders is scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m., parlors A and B of the Union. The purposes and activities of the organization will be explained in the orientation program. A humorous skit concerning Corn husker spirit will be presented by workers. A faculty speaker is also on the program. Students are asked by the Builders -to bring a schedule of their classes to turn into the of fice staff. Freshmen and upperclassmen are urged by Poochie Rediger, mass meetings chairman, to at tend the mass meeting Wednes day. will be more accurate this year as it is compiled directly from the cards filled out during registration. The Student Directory also includes the location of the of fices of faculty members, and a list of the various sorority and fraternity, residence hall and dormitory members. The Directory is useful also as a graduation or Christmas pres ent. Instead of calling a number of people to find out where someone lives, a Student Direc tory presents the information immediately. The advertise ments, distributed throughout the Directory, give information about Lincoln businesses. Bob Mosher is the editor of the 1950-51 Student Directory. FRtfO) 0) IXSiSU LINCOLN 8, NEBRASKA Hospital Reports On Injured Coeds Frances Hanson, who was in jured Sunday in an auto acci dent, is "Just about the same," attendants at Bryan Memorial hospital reported Tuesday eve ning. Miss Hanson has a fractured leg, possible brain injuries and a severe knee injury. The driver of the car, Peggy Bayer, is reported to be "slightly improved." She is suffering from lacerations and a chest injury. The accident occurred on South 48th when the car struck a tres. YW Mass Meet to Hear Speech Prof The YWCA will hold the first all membership meeting of the year on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Ellen Smith hall at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dallas Williams. He will speak on the topic, "Religious Expres sion Through the Theater." Wil liams is head director of the Uni versity Theater and teaches theater courses in the speech de partment. He was graduated from Louisiana State and taught there and at Texas State before coming to the University in 1944. Also featured on the evening's program will be several selec tions by Bonnie Weddell, harpist in the University Symphony. The program includes the fol lowing: Welcome, Sue Allen. Recognition of New Members, Kathy Schreiber. Melodies on the Harp, Bonnie Weddell. Meditation, Sharon Fritzler. Since this is the first all mem bership meeting of the year, Sharon Fritzler, meeting chair man, urged that all those par ticipating in YW work attend. "The purpose of this first meet ing is to bring together the fresh men and the upperclassmen in a common discussion," said Miss Fritzler. The YWCA purpose as quoted below states the aims of the or ganization, which will be ex plained at the meeting. "We the members or tne Young Women's Christian asso ciation dedicate ourselves anew to the building of a fellowship of women and girls devoted to the task of realizing in our com mon life those ideals of personal and social living to which we are committed by our faith as Chris tians. We dedicate ourselves to all within the fellowship of the Young Women's Christian asso ciation of every nation, race, and tongue, and to all that makes for cooperation and goodwill among peoples and nations, and for enduring peace throughout the world." l'Rag' Corrects Tuesday Error The Daily Nebraskan errone ously stated that Bob Raun, presi dent of Innocents was presenting Col. C. J. Frankforter, with an army commendation ribbon. The award made by Raun was an In nocents key, in recognition of Frankforter's sponsorship of that group. Col. James H. Workman, head of the Army R.O.T.C. presented the ribbon to Frankforter. Homecoming Events To Highlight Weekend Rallies, a parade, a football game, a dance. Pep qvfeens, alumni, cheering students. Colorful decorations, bright costumes, lots of music. In short, excitement. All these will prevail at Ne braska's annual Homecoming festivities this weekend. The campus is going all-out vo make the festivities the biggest since the war, if not the biggest in the University history. The identity of Nebraska's 1950 Pep Queen will be revealed when she steps from the mouth of a giant tiger at the Homecoming dance Saturday night. Winners in the float and house display con tests will be announced as a climax to the week's festivities. Queen Candidates The five Homecoming Pep Queen candidates will be re vealed at the rally Friday night. Immediately following the rally, from 8 to 10 p.m., the student body will vote upon the candi dates at booths set up in the Union and the Coliseum. The tiger will be placed on the Coliseum stage for the dance. It will be a 12 foot square head. A door, which will be in the tiger's mouth, will be opened to reveal the queen. Bob Parker will be the emcee for the dance. Frank Piccolo, Yell King, will introduce the Pep Queen, and Sue Allen, retiring Homecoming Queen, will crown her. Jim Kirschbaum, Jo Raun and Jack Cohen are in charge of the presentation arrangements. Anson Weeks and his band will play for the dance. Tickets are $2.50 and are available from Cobs and Tassels and in a booth in the Union. Bands to Play Miss Allen will be crowned as Homecoming Queen at the half time of the Nebraska-Missouri game. The Missouri band will play for the first seven minutes of the half-time. Then, the Ne J AVERY LECTURER Burton W. Marvin, dean of the Uni versity of Kansas School of Journalism, will speak Thurs day in Love Library audi torium. Kansas Dean To Discuss Free Press The need to break down bar riers to the flow of free infor mation will be discussed by Bur ton W. Marvin, dean of the Wil liam Allen White School of Journalism, University of Kan sas, Thursday. A graduate from the Univer sity, Dean Marvin is the second annual Samuel Avery lecturer to speak at the University. He will speak in Love Library au ditorium at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, under sponsorship of Palladian Literary society. Topic is "Wanted: More Truth for a Free People." Marvin won the first Hitch cock fellowship for advanced study in journalism at Columbia university. He graduated from the University in 1935 and worked for the Lincoln Star. While at the University Mar vin was president of the Palla dian Literary society and a member of Innocents society. After earning his master of science degree in 1937 he began work on the staff of the Chi cago Daily News, where he was assistant city editor and later telegraph editor. He taught at Northwestern university and as an associate professor of jour nalism at Columbia university. He was named dean of the newly-formed William Allen White School ot Journalism in 1949. The endowment for the Sam uel Avery lectureship was a gift of the Palladian Literary society in 1949 on their 75th anniver sary to the University Founda tion. The fund is used to bring an outstanding speaker to the campus each year. The Palladian Alumni associa tion and the active society will combine Friday to honor Dean Marvin at a 6:30 p.m. banquet in the Union. Mrs. Marvin is also a gradu ate from the University where she was vice president of Pal ladians, member of Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board. braska band will perform for the remainder of the half. The Innocents and Mortar Boards will form a heart in the center of the field. A throne will be placed inside the heart. The queen, will drive into the stadium in a convertible. Piccolo will escort her to her throne. Chan cellor R. G. Gustavson will pre sent her a boquet of roses. Miss Allen will reign for the half-time ceremonies as the band performs the following dances for her; the minuet, square dance, acrobatic, schottische, beguine, Charleston and samba. The band will also perform in ceremonies commemorating the tenth anniversary of Nebraska's trip to the Rose Bowl. Students Vote Miss Allen was chosen last year in a method similar to that being used this year. The Tas sels selected five members of the organization who are the candi dates. The winner is revealed at the Homecoming dance and reigns at the half-time of the next year's Homecoming game. Only junior and sophomore wo men are eligible. The Victory Bell, symbol of Husker-Tiger football rivalry for the past 22 yaars, will be offici ally presented by the Innocents society to representatives of the Missouri student body. This will be in recognition of last year's 21-20 victory over the Cornhusk ers. This presentation will be made before the game. Bands to Join The Missouri and Nebraska bands will join to play "The Star Spangled Banner" before tue game. Another highlight of Satur day's festivities will be the an nual Freshman-Upperclass tu&-of-war to determine whether or not the freshmen will continue wearing their beanies. Tradition rules that if the freshmen win, they need no longer wear their beanies, but if the upperclass men win, freshmen must wear them until the first snow falls. I ' """ " 1 iMXitnmmnmii . ii.j.. In , .in j, . i. n.-u 'in 'i , .-.V, i V : JUL Flesher R Ton ISA P Effective Rose Bowl Team To Hold Reunion The Rose Bowl team of 1940 will hold their tenth anniversary reunion Saturday. They will have a luncheon before the Missouri-Nebraska game and then travel to the stadium in two special buses, where they will be provided with seats in front of the stands. After the game they will have a dinner in the Cornhusker hotel. John Bentley will be toastmatser for the occasion. There will be several guests in addition to about 30 members of the Rose Bowl squad. Only 40 members of the 45 man squad are still alive. Five of them were killed in the last war. Junior, Senior Students Plan Class Elections Polls will open Thursday morning for the election of junior and senior class officers. Voting booths will be placed in both the city and Ag campus Unions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Filings have been closed since last Friday and the complete list of candidates is as follows: Senior class president Aaron Schmidt and Jimmie G. Peterson. Senior vice-president Bob Pierce, James R. Wamsley and Harold R. Bonness. Senior treasurer N o r m a n Case and Clarence Arlen Beam. Junior Candidates Junior class president Francis Dale Flood, Charles Burmeister and Douglas R. Dale. Junior vice-president Delores Lovegrove, Gerald E. Matzke, James C. Downey and Marilyn Moomey. Junior secretary Patricia M. Wiedman, Jack Cohen, Susan Pryor, Jayne Wade and Shirley Ransdell. Junior treasurer Mary Sid ner, Ernest Eugene Johnson and Marilyn Bergh. The election was slated for last spring, but due to Student Coun cil intervention, the election was postponed until this fall. The grounds for postponement cited by the council were that the elections had not been pub licized two weeks preceeding the actual voting, the election com mittee of the Student Council had not approved the election and the faculty committee on student affairs was not satisfied with the election procedure. Election Date A tentative election date was then set for Thursday, Oct. 26. This date was cancelled because the senior engineering students were out of town inspecting in dustries of Nebraska and near by states. Only junior and senior class members will be allowed to vote for their class officers and two Student Council members will conduct the voting at each polling place. Student Council Officiates Student Council members offi ciating in the elections are Bob Parker, Bill Michaelson, Peggy Mulvaney and Rex Messersmith. No money is to be used for campaign purposes. Posters may be made, but no candidate is to pay for any advertising facilities. No candidate may use the public address system for advertising on or off campus. Pershing Rifle Delegates Win C7 National Posts Three University students who attended the National Pershing Rifles convention at Bloomington, Ind., were elected to national posts. The students and their PR ranks are: Brig. Gen. James Wroth, national commander; Col. James Rosinquist, chief of staff, and Lt. Col. James Tigne, ad jutant. Five other students who went on the trip were: Maj. George McQueen, Maj. Gordon Francis, Maj. Edward Pullen, and Ralph Taylor and Joe Nicolson, pledges. Members from all Pershing Rifles companies in the United States attended the annual con vention. The consideration of a proposal that new units be approved by the companies and headquarters of the regiment to which they are assigned was discussed at the convention. Other topics discussed included the establisment of rules for the Pershing Rifles national rifle match and the question as to whether or not the number of companies in one regiment ought to be limited. AH students who expect to receive associate baccalaure ate, or advanced degrees or any teaching certificate in January, 1951, should apply by Nov. 1, 1950, In the senior checking office. The office is in Room 9, Administration building. The office hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., except on Saturday, when the office closes at noon. THE WEATHER Partly cloudy; temperature ringing from 70 to 75. Wednesday, November 1, 1950 esigns ost Today Jim Tomasclt Will Assume Presidency Don Flesher, president of ISA, handed in his resignation, effec tive today. Jim tomasek, vice president, will assume Flesher'i responsibilities. Flesher's letter of resignation stated, "For scholastic reasons, I hereby resign from the office of president of the Independent Students association, effective immediately." ISA Work "I firmly believe that the work of ISA should and will be carried on to even greater suc cess than before." Last spring Flesher proposed various ideas for the organize tion. Since then, the ISA council has been working to carry out these proposals. A new social program was out lined, including dances and ac tivity cards. The activity cards were to take the place of mem bership cards, thereby providing a larger membership. By pre senting these cards at their functions, ISA members were admitted. Flesher also encouraged the independent students to partici pate in extracurricular activities on the campus. The ISA council has accepted his resignation and is planning to continue operations with a re vised program for the future. A special meeting will be held Monday night at 5 p.m. in Room 309, Union, for all people inter ested in future ISA activities. Three Convos Planned for Ag ReligiousWeek Ag college will hold three con vocations during Religion in Life Week. Jerry Vorhis. Dr. Charles E. McAllister, and Miss Ruth Seabury will be the featured speakers. Jerry Voorhis, executive secre tary of the Cooperative League of the U.S.A. and executive direc tor of the Cooperative Health Federation of America, will speak Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 10:20 a.m. in the Ag Union Lounge. His topic is "Political Science and Reli gion." At a joint Ag YM and YW meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, in the Ag Union Lounge, Dean McAllister will show the film, "The Church in the Atomic Age." He is the originator of a series of pictures whose purpose is to encourage the application of moral prin ciples to great events. Dean Mc Allister will a!so speak at an Ag Faculty dinner. Mies Ruth Seabury will speak at the third convocation on November 8 at 5:00 p.m. in the Ag Union Lounge. Miss Seabury is a well known speaker on Christianity at home and abroad. She spends much of her time on college campuses and in univer sity student groups. She will lead a group discussion on "Prepara tion for Family Life." Meeting Planned By French Club The French club will hold its second meeting of the year on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Un ion, Parlors X and Y, at 7:30 p.m. A "bigger and better' party is planned along the theme used at the last meeting, that of a French cafe. Couples will be seated at tables of four deco rated with bottle candleholders. The feature of the evening will be a comic skit, which will be scenes from "Knocks," a play by Jules Romains. The cast of the skit includes Karl Pond, F'or rest Hazard and Robert Fire stone. All are instructors in the University language depart ment. The singing of popular French songs such as "La Vie en Rose," will also be an important part of the entertainment. French will be translated for those students who do not yet have a working knowledge of the language. Officers will be elected at a short business meeting and re freshments will be served. Life Saving Class To Start Tonight , Senior life saving classes spon sored by the lied Cross college unit will begin tonight. The classes will be held from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. at the Coliseum pool. The class is co-educational and open to all University students who have swu permits obtain able from Student Health. The only charge is for a towel and for the Red Cross life sav ing manual. The classes will be taught by Ruth Ann Sandstedt. She will be assisted by qualified University students. The course is under the direction of the men's and women's physical education department.