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Vol. 51 No. 35
LINCOLN 8. NEBRASKA
Thursday, November 2, 1950
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Thursday, Nov. 2
7:15 p.m. Rally at the Col
iseum. Friday, Nov. 3
6 p.m. House displays
must be ready.
6-11 p.m. House displays
will be judged.
7 p.m. Rally in front of
the Union; pep queen candi
8-10 p.m. Voting for pep
queen in the Union and in
Saturday, Nov. 4
9:30 a.m. Floats line up in
front of the Coliseum.
10:00 a.m. H o m e c o ming
11:30 a.m. -lp.m. Annual
alumni buffet luncheon in
2 p.m. Game begins.
Half-time of game Pres
entation of Homecoming
queen and presentation of
6:30 p.m. Rose Bowl Re
8 p.m. Homecoming dance
in the Coliseum.
10:30 p.m. Presentation of
1950 pep queen and awards
to winning groups in the
house display and float com
petition. Plot to Slay
Two armed men were shot
down by White House guards as
they attempted to torce tneir
wav into Blair house, President
One of the assailants was kill
ed and another escaped in the
melee. Three White House guards
were wounded in a gun battle.
Inside the house at this time was
The assailants, dressed in civ
ilian clothes, approached the two
Blair house entrances, shooting
with German Lugers.
This occurred in the broad day
light Within a matter of sec
onds following the shooting,
Washington police roared up in
Mr. Truman was unharmed but
three White House policemen
were wounded. One of the assail
ants was killed and another ser
It is suspected that one of them
toad a communist record. Forty
five minutes after the shooting
the president drove to Arlington
cemetery for a ceremony. His
car was filled with secret serv
icemen. Also in Washington, Secretary
of State Acheson said the North
Atlantic treaty nations are agreed
that there shall be no German
national army, German in
dustry or a German general staff.
In the Korean area, American
divisions took over from losing
South Korean troops in three ma
jor sectors of Korea today as
communist ground and air forces
reached a new peak.
The U.S. First marine division, )
the First cavalry and the Seventh
infantry division drove hard
against the communist forces
which had driven ahead in shat-
tered parts of Korea.
At Lake Success the U.N. gen
eral assembly extended Secretary-General
Trygve Lie's term
for three more years. This was
passed despite a soviet bloc
Vote of Confidence
The assembly supported the
U.S. position that Lie should
keep his office as an expression
of confidence by a vote of 45 to
5, for the way he handled the
The United States and 14 other
nations backed the . resolution
providing for Lie's retention.
Vishinsky told the assembly
that when Russia objected to Lie
is wa6 "the duty of others to re
spect the Soviet view. Otherwise,
the majority would be trampling
the right of the minority."
Home Ec Club
1 Initiation of freshmen and new
members of the Home Economics
club will be performed at a gen- i
eral meeting Thursday in the
home economics parlors at 4
Marcia Adams, vice president i
of the organization is in charge j
of the initiation ceremonies. She ,
urges all girls who would like to j
Join but have not had an op
portunity, to come to this meet
ing and become members.
A report by JoAnne EngeJ
kemier on a workshop recently
held in Omaha is also on the
program. She was the official
delegate of the club.
Plans for a smorgasbord on
Nov. 16 will be explained as the
financial project of the year.
All members will help , prepare
and serve the food. Co-chairmen
of the project are Eileen Derieg ;
and Luella Vette. They urge all
members to attend the meeting '
as ticket sales begin nexlj week.
! The campus will be all "lit up"
! Friday night.
! Lights for the displays at 40
j campus organized houses which
have entered the 40th Homecom
ing display contest will be turned
on at 6 p.m., and remain on until
The judges for the contest will
be Prof. C. J. Frankforter, Prof.
Don Lentz and James Porter. A
group of Innocents will accom
pany the judges to inspect the
displays from an expense view
point. All expense accounts, itemized
and complete, should be turned
in to John Mills, 635 No. 16th
street, by 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3.
The lin.it on expenditures for the
displays is $50.
All displays wil be judged
some time during the evening.
Houses should be sure that their
lights remain on and their dis
plays in operation until 11 p.m.
A traveling cup and a plaque
will be awarded to the first place
winners in both the men's and
women's divisions. Plaques will
be awarded to the second and
third place winners in each divi
sion. This year, a drawing of all
displays had to be submitted be
forehand. This was done to
eliminate duplications of house
displays which has occurred in
The time of the Homecoming
parade on Saturday morning has
oeen moved to 10 a.m. All floats
must be in front of the Coliseum
between 9 and 9:30 a.m. on Satur
Organizations have been noti
fied by letter as to the exact
position they will have in the
parade. Corn Cobs will assist j
groups in finding their places.
Any entrant who has not yet re- '
ceived a letter should notify !
! Jayne Wade, 2-6095. j
44 Floats i
, forty-four organizations have
! entered the float competition.
Sororities are not eligible to en
ter because a ruline bv the
Any changes made in the floats
of the individual entrants should
be reported to Miss Wade.
The three judges for the con
test will review the parade from
a box in front of the Union. The
judges are Prof. Thomas Good
ding, Prof. Duard Laging and
Miss Mary Mielenz.
Miss Wade said that anyone
who has a car is welcome to
drive in the parade. The pep
band will lead the parade fol
lowed by the five pep queens
candidates, each riding in a con
vertible. The queen candidates will be
announced at the Friday night
rally. Voting upon the 1950 queen
will take place immediately after
the rally in the Coliseum and in
the Union from 8 to 10 p.m.
Miss Allen's Duties
The finalist will be announced
at the Homecoming dance Satur
ti'AV nipVit in tha fnlicaum Wonlr
Piccolo will introduce the queen,
and she will be crowned bv the
retiring pep queen, Shirley Allen.
Rob Raun will announce the
winners in the house decoration
and float competition.
Miss Allen will reign during
the half-time ceremonies of Sat
urday's Nebraska-Missouri game.
The Nebraska and Missouri
bands both will perform during
the half-time ceremonies at the
game. After Chancellor R. G.
Gustavson presents a bouquet of
roses to Miss Allen, she will reign
over the ceremonies as the band
dances for her. They will do the
samba, Charleston, minuet, acro
batic, schottisclie, beguine and
lof . ? Ilrf.
The state draftee rejection in
Nebraska is comparatively low,
reports Col. Hardin C. Sweeney,
army recruiting chief. Only one
Nebraska man in three is re
jected for military service after
a physical examination, while
the national average is one in
The officer commented that
outdoor activity and agriculture
employment in Nebraska might
have something to do with the
Candidate Oficers to Select
Military Queen On Thursday
Six University patdt will don 1
their best looking clothes and
spend extra time putting on
One of them will be elected
the 1950 Honorary Commandant
that evening at the Candidate
Officers association reception.
The six Commandant finalists
who were revealed following the
all-University election Tuesday
are: Shirley Allen, Janet Carr,
Eileen Derieg, Virginia Koch,
Nancy Noble and Susan Reed.
These coeds, who received the
highest number of votes among
32 candidates on the election
ballot, will be presented to the
c;;ndidate officers at an informal
reception Thursday at 7 p.m. It
will be in Parlors XYZ of the
Officers will meeet each candi
date personally. Following the
reception, the association will
vote on one of the six to reign as
The three heads of the military
forces or their representatives
will attend the reception. They
are: Col. James H. Workman,
hesd of the group forces; Lt.
CoL Alex C. Jamienon, head of
the air force; and Capt. Thomas
Donovan, head of the navy.
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LAST YEAR'S PEP QUEEN Shirley Allen was the officiating
Queen at the annual Homecoming dance last year. Nominated
by Tassels, she was chosen by popular vote. The same pro
cedure is being followed this year. The 1950-51 Queen will be
revealed during the dance at the Coliseum Saturday night. Vot
ing for the finalists will take place after the rally Friday night.
Tiger Trial, Burning
Top Tonight's Rally
Rallies for the annual Nebraska j Glassford; introduction of Shir-
Homecomine weekend will be
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Homecoming pre-rally will take
ol-.ee The big ra'lv will begin
place. The big ra.ly will begin
u i p.m.. in nom i ...w.
A stuffed tiger will be put on
trial and burned in front of the
Union during Thursday nights
rally. The pep occasion will be-
gin at the coliseum at 7:15 p.m.
The ralliers will march through
the campus and over to the Union
for the ceremonies.
The Friday night rally starts
at the Union at 7 p.m. The pep
sters will proceed to the Coli
seum, across the camptis and end
up at the Mueller carillon tower.
The program to be held at the
tower, planned by the rally com-
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led by Pat Hinds; presentation of
Coach Bill Glassford; introduc
tion of the team and coaches by
Hfnlno-17 A wirfl
Robert E. Ttuxell is the re-
cipient of the University Shell
Oil company fellowship award of
$1,500 for the current school
year, Dr. William N. Gilliland,
head of the geography depart
ment, announced Wednesday.
The award is made annually to
an outstanding' student taking
advanced work in geology. Trux
ell's research study is concerned
with variations in a certain type
of animal fossil found in the
Florena Shale formation in Kan
sas and Oklahoma.
Truxell graduated from Genoa
high school in 1942. He served in
the navy from November 1942 to
i February. 1946. He enrolled in
the University in the fall of 1946 ,
and received a bachelor of
science degree in June. 1950. He
is currently working on a
in geology. He is a member of
Sigma Gamma Epsilon. honorary
geology fraternity. I
The Ag Union announces
that due to numerous re
quests, they will remain open
on Sunday evenings and serve
hot sandwiches. This will be
a permanent feature in THE
DELL in the future.
In addition, others who will be
present include Capt. John Davis,
faculty sponsor for the Military
Ball: Capt. John B. Truell of the
air force; and Lt. Kenith V. Lind
strom of the navy.
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escorts will be annnunvr! latir i
The three are: Jim Wroth,
ground forces; Oeorge McQueen,
air force; and James Rockwell,
Also scheduled to attend the
reception is Marjorie Johnston,
dean of women.
The CAO sponsors the annual
Military Ball which will be held
this year on Saturday, Dec. 2.
The dance officially opens the
formal season at the University
This year's winning coed will tor. and Ted Randolph, business
be the second to be called Hon- manager; representing the Corn
orary Commandant. Until 1949 husker are Dick Kuska. editor,
when the armed forces were uni- j and Jack Barnhart business
fied, the military queen was I manager.
called Military Colonel. I The convention will consist of
rat Berge W33 we 49 Hon-
orary Commandant. Duties of
the Commandant include re
viewing all military parades in
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, Mlss A!len of lne Pep QUeen can-
Interspersed in the rally pro-
gram will be yells by the cheer-
firworks and fcand
, numbers. A fireworks display
j will be held at the tower.
j The ceremonies to be held
inursday mgnt are part of the!
! annual Homecoming festivities.
I H r trial Sinsl tfrTintmr rf tha
tiger has been carried out in pre- i size, representation, worth, pur- i n'v junior and senior class
vious years by the burning or i pose, and growth on campus of I members are eligible to vote in
hanging of the Kansas University i the organizations desiring mem- 1 th,e election. Two Student Coun
Javhawk. UCLA Bruin or som i bershin . t cil members will be present at
representation of the team to be '
played for Homecoming.
The Friday night rally will be
one of the biggest of the year.
I The fireworks, speeches, proces-
! sions and cheers will be pre-
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The rally committee, headed by
all of Uni versfty students 'to turn
out ior ine rauy.
Piccolo said. "We want to make
this the biggest and best Home
coming celebration that the Uni
versity has ever seen."
Piccolo Asks Help
A c- in ncaiMAiic mill innnor
atjQn spjrit and bacldng are be
ine asked of the students. The
success of Homecoming and
especially the rallies, stated Pic
colo, will depend on the attitude
of the student body.
The rallies planned for this
weekend will be lots of fun for
the Cornhusker backers and will
show the Huskers how much stu
dents are behind them, according
to the rally committee.
Members of the rally commit
tee are: Frank Piccolo. Aaron
Schmitd. "Brick" Paulson. Dee
Earlman, Janet Zlomke, Gene
Robinson and Del Koph.
Leverton to Show
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Dr. Ruth Leverton, chairman
of the University food and nu
trition research department, will
show colored slides which were
taken on her trip around the
world Thursday, Nov. 2. at 7:30
in the Ag Activities building.
The mctures include scenes
from Japan, Siam, Cushmer, Eight more males will be vie-I junior who specializes in hand
Egypt, Itanbul, Athens and Rome ; ing for the newly-created title I ling intramural sports for his
among other points of interest j ol Ugliest Man on Campus. This
encountered by Dr. Leverton ; brings the total to 23. The other
while on her trip. j UMOC aspirants were announced
Approximately 150 slides will j in J,ast Friday's "Rug."
be shown, accompanied by short 1 Elections to choose the finalist
explanations by Dr. Leverton. ; M be held "xt week, beginning
Dr. Leverton taught in the j Monday. Booths will be manned
Philippines last year. She was the sponsors, AUF officers,
also a consultant and did some j1," wl11 continue through Fri
research in her field of study
while there. j str"ng support has been af-
She has recently made some i
examinations of the diet habits
of college girls in connection
with her nutritional research
The convocation is open to the j
nuhlir as well as the students
and there is no admission charge.
Go to Press Meet
Four members of the staff of
two University publications left
yesterday for the annual Amer-
ican Collegiate Press meeting at
the Edgewater Beach hotel in
Representing The Daily Ne
braskan are Bruce Kennedy, edi-
panel and discussion groups in
which college editors from all
over the United States will pool
ideas for better University publications.
For Class E
Planned bv Union
A "Rally Rendezvous" dance
is featured at the Union, Friday
night. Dancing will be from 9 to
12 p.m. in the ballroom.
Gene Moyer and his orchestra
will play. Admission price is 60
cents per person and $1.20 per
Intermission entertainment and
refreshments will be provided.
Hostesses will be present at the
Come as you are after the
Discussion of Student Council
membership, AUF contribution
from the Council, yell squad
rules, and committee and migra
tion reports were the issues taken
up by the Student Council at the
regular Wednesday meeting at
Last week the Council voted
not to recommend approval to
the faculty committee on stu
dent affairs the applications of
AUF, NUCWA and Red Cross
for Council memhershin
arose again this
i week as to the validity of this
I - nt , nt
m t n' ThC faCt W8S brUght
out tnat this Council is acting
in an interim position only. The
! constitution committee has been
j working on a plan to set up a
criteria for addmittance to mem
bership on the Council. :
S I ho Annricitirtn rtmi-.li n c it 4Ka i
Last week's motion was re
considered and again voted on.
I The Council decided to main
tain their position of recommend-
mg disapproval of the applica-
representation on the Council.
R . Rrc V,,H f tu- ;
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; eration committee, reported to
oil on the results of the
i. veil ujk ruci.crra wdN ine
opinion of Rogers on the an
Rob Raun, president of the
group, stated "Everyone had a
whale of a good time and Is
ready to go again next year."
Tfcie faculty chaperones said
that the conduct of the students
was Above and beyond reproach.
Flection Rules Presented
Rules for election proeeedures
were presented by Bob Parker,
elections committee chairman.
The Council is endeavoring to
make the junior and senior class
officer elections completely free
ol criticism, according to Parker
The Council approved the sug-
gestion of the Daily Nebraskan
that results of the class elections
be withheld until Monday.
A request for a contribution
from the Council for AUF was
turned down by the group. The
members felt that their funds
were to be used for a specific
purpose designated by the Constitution.
UMOC Elections Monday,
32 Aspirants Vie For Title
,oraea ,ac" competitor oy tneir
All UMOC candidates must
meet at the "Kas" office for
a group picture at 5:30 p.m..
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warned mm mm will e the
only time that pictures will be
taken and every "uely" is
urged to be there with a full
reptertoire of funny fares. The
picture will be used for posters
which will be distributed be
fore voting begins.
Facts which the houses have
released about their candidates
are being published by the
"Rag" with the strong liability
of being sued for libel. Strangely
enough, the contestants them
selves have not entirely ratified
these sketches which follow.
Representing Theta Chi is
Jack Fuller, junior, whose chief
hobbies reportedly are pinmates
Jim Justice, the choice of
Brown Palace, is a sophomore
and works on the Pharmacy col
lege's Scruple stfjff. He also ex
cels in grave robbery.
Acac ia's William Lipptstein is a
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To Name Officers
t Juniors and seniors will choose their leaders today.
Members of the two classes will go to the polls start
ing at 8 a.m., to vote for their class officers. Voting boths
will be located in both the city and Ag unions and will be
open for voting until 5 p.m., under supervision of the
Seniors will select their slate
of officers from the following
candidates who applied for the
Presidential candidates are
Jimmie G. Peterson and Aaron
Richard Meissner, James Stod
dart and Robert Waters are com
peting for the senior vice presi
dency. Vying for secretary are Har
old R. Bonness, Bob Pierce and
James R. Wamsley.
Candidates for treasurer are
Clarence Arlen Beam and Nor
Junior candidates for office
are as follows:
Charles Burmeister, Douglas
R. Dale and Francis Dale Flood
will compete for the top junior
Vice president candidates are
James C. Downey, Delores Love
grove, Gerald E, Matzke and
Juniors vying for junior secre
tary are Jack Cohen. Susan
Pryor, Shirley Ransdell, Jayne
Wade and Patricia Wiedman.
Candidates for junior treasurer
are Marilyn Bergh, Ernest Eu
gene Johnson and Mary Sidner.
Last year's senior class presi-
i dent was Rockv Mueller. Juniors
j were led by "Herb Reese. No
other officers were elected by
Council to Preside
the booths at all times. ID cards
Council members who will
officiate at the polls are Peggy
Mulvaney, Bob Parker, Bill
Michaelson and Rex Messer-
Candidates were barred from
: using money for campaign pur
0 D0, il K..t
nn candidate was oermitted to
j pay for advertising. Use of pub-
lie address systems on or off
campus was also prohibited.
Slated Last Spring
The election is regularly
scheduled for the spring, and
last spring a slate was prepared.
However, the Council invalidated
the election on the grounds that
the elections had not been cor
rectly publicized, the Council
HnH nnt annmupH thp 4lprtinn 1
and the faculty committee on
student affairs was not satisfied
with the procedure.
Class officers will appoint
to assist in the duties.
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At the joint YM-YW meeting
on Ag campus last week the dis
cussion was about the subject of
The question being discussed
was "How can a girl meet a boy?"
One bright member piped up
with "Well, when I'm showing
cattle 1 try to attract the judge j
with what I'm showing."
Fraternity brothers of Lou
Klink vouch for his intramural
pastimes of the Diamond Grill
and girls. Also he has the pe
culiarity of having "no neck."
lt seems his head just sits on
his shoulders. He is also a
"truck driver for a Lincoln firm."
Versatile Hank Lammers, a
senior and selectee of Alpha Tau
Omega, is credited as being some-
wnat 01 a photographer. In avo-
cative fields, he is known as an
avid sportsman for anything with 1
a heart and a warm body. Talent tryouts to decide the
Likes Women between-the-skits entertainers
Lowell Nealson was boosted I will be held tonight In the Union
for the title of Cornhusker Coop, j ballroom from 7 to 9 p.m. lndi
He is a senior and spends most viduals and groups are invited to
of his time working out for track participate. All acts must have
and women. something to do with Broadway,
tseta tsigma Fsrs Arthur Bauer,
a senior, reputedly has varied
interests in varsitv fnnthull
hunting, fishing and 'women.
Gordon Huebner, Kappa Sig, a
senior, includes among his oc'
tivities, Derby Club, and Audu
bon Bird Watchers' society.
Arnold Allen, entree from Pal
ladian society, is a more illus
trious, as his record speaks for
itself. He is a graduate student
and member of the Cadet Of
ficers association, Phi Beta Kappa
and Pi Mu Epsilon. His spare
time amusements include hunt
ing, reading and music.
Don Raun, of Sigma Nu, is a
junior and a varsity wrestler.
A wearer of atrocious appearing
levis, he Is skilled in laying
brick and other things.
Burton Marvin, dean of the
William Allen White school of
journalism at the University of
Kansas, will speak in Love Li
brary auditorium at 7:30 p.m. to
night under sponsorship of the
Palladian Literary society.
"Wanted: More Truth for a
Free People," will be the topic
the journalist will discuss.
A graduate of the University,
Dean Marvin is the second an
nual Samuel Avery lecturer to
speak here. The endowment for
the Avery lecturership was a gift
of the Palladian Literary society
in 1949 on their 75th annivers
ary. The fund is used to bring
an outstanding speaker to the
University each year.
Marvin won the first Hitch
cock fellowship for advanced
study in journalism at Columbia
university. He graduated from
the University in 1935 and
work for the Lincoln Star.
While at the University Mar
vin was president of the Pallad
ian Literary society, a member
of Innocents society, and editor
of The Daily Nebraskan.
After earning his Masters de
gree in 1937 he began work on
the staff of the Chicago Daily
News, where he was assistant
city edtroT"arrd later telegraph
editor. He taught at Northwest
ern university and was an as
sociate professor of journalism
at Columbia university. He was
named dean of the newly-formed
William Allen White school of
journalism in 1949.
The Talladian Alumni associa
tion and the active society will
Marvin at a 6:30 p.m. banquet
Due on Friday
I Candidate entries for the titles
j of Nebraska Sweetheart and
j Prince Kosmet must be in by
Frid N 3
AU entries for the royal titles
must be sent to the Kosmet Klub,
Room 307, Union. The presenta
tion of candidates will provide
the highlight for the annual Kos
met Klub Fall Revue scheduled
for Friday, Nov. 17 at the Coli
seum. In order to be eligible, each
candidate must be an upperclass
man with a 4.5 average.
Each organized men's houses
may turn in its choice for the
honor of Prince Kosmet. The
women's organized houses may
select their candidates for Neb
raska Sweetheart in the same
The Mortar Board and Inno
cents will choose six male final
ists and six Sweetheart finalists
by Nov. 9.
Selection will be based on at
tractiveness, poise, personality
and scholarship. The entire stu
dent body will cast the final de
cision by voting at the door the
night of the Revue.
KK Sweetheart and Prince
Kosmet honors last year were
claimed by Roxy Elias and Don
Bloom as they stepped through
the cellephane heart at the an-
because of the mythical Broad
way setting, with accents on
music and comedy. All perform
ers must furnish their own ac
companiment, except a piano,
which will be available. George
Wilcox and Jerry Matzke are
Preliminary judging of all
men's organized skits, "Will take
place Tuesday end Wednesday,
Nov. 7 and 8. A schedule of visits
to the respective houses will be
published later this week in The
Daily Nebraskan. John Mills is
chairman of the skit committee.
Tickets will go on sale begin
ning Tuesday and Wednesday,
Nov. 7 and 8. Further informa
tion regai ding sellers, booths and
ticket prices will be published
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