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THE DAILY NEBRASKA!?
Editorial Comment
The Rag Congratulates . . .
AUF on reaching a new high in receipts which
are destined for charity groups officially recog
nized by the University as worthwhile." $4,500
was collected despite the fact that approximately
2000 students have dropped out of school since
the deglnning of the drive. ROTC SYMPHONIC
BAND on the completion of a successful four
'day outstate tour. Enthusiastic plaudits from
audiences at Kearney, Curtis, North Platte and
S'dney verified the sponsoring Rotarians' billing
of the band: "The number one collegiate band in
th? Midwest." These fine musicians are excellent
SQ'csmen of our University. Special recognition is
due Donald Lentz, director, who was instrumental
in making possible the trip and the friendly com
munities which played host to the bandsmen. NEW
COED CANDIDATES who have been named to
the election slates for Barb Activities Board for
Women, Coed Counselors, Associated Women Stu
dents and Womens Athletic association. Those
eligible for positions were selected by board mem
bers who have watched prospective leaders and
noted their individual contributions to their re
spective organizations. MAY QUEEN HOPEFULS
-recently announced by Mortar Board society. All
eleven candidates certainly are worthy of the
honor of reigning over the traditional Ivy Day
ceremonies. Each has exhibited an invaluable
amount of enthusiasm in activities which have
helped to benefit the University in many ways.
JUNIOR AK-SAR-BEN PLANNERS for their
excellent staging of a colorful exposition. Various
acts and contests kept the audience's attention de
pite the unruly weather which accompanied the
festivities annually sponsored by the Block and
Bridle club. MEN'S DORM REPRESENTATIVES
for their hearty Interest shown at last Wednes
day's Student Council meeting. Their pleas for
representatives on the Council under the proposed
constitution were supported by reasons such as
new dorm programs in which each dorm resident
may take part. BUILDERS for their welcoming
of the high school visitors attending the prep bas
ketball tourney held at the Coliseum. A schedule
designed to acquaint the visitors with their Uni
versity held an attraction for every interest be it
Cribbing, campus touring, or cheerleading. STU
DENT COUNCIL for their opening of filings for
the '5l7'52 staff of the revised freshman handbook.
Also Congrats to members of the NEW STUDENTS
WEEK COMMITTEE on their pioneering plans
for a completely revamped University fall orienta
tion program which would permit an orientation
week for the bewildered and confused newcomer.
This event would aid the new student in adjusting
more quickly to University life. It would also pro
vide more time for faculty-student advisory ses
sions. UNION DELEGATES on their appoint
ment as representatives to the annual convention
of the Association of College Unions to be held
at East Lansing, Mich., April 24 through 28. These
five Unionologists will pool their ideas with other
Union leaders of the country and bring back help
ful suggestions for improving Nebraska's program.
UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA for an
expert presentation of fine music. Directed by
Emanuel Wishnow, the spring concert featured
special numebrs by Dr. Howard Hanson, Nebraska
born composer who is now director at the Eastman
School of Music at Rochester, N. Y. UNIVERSITY
THEATER DRAMATISTS for a masterpiece of
excellent acting, producing and directing. Their
presentation of "Caesar and Cleopatra," written by
George Bernard Shaw, should serve as a measure
of the University's fine dramatic talent.
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Week's News Ben Review
A Reporter Says ....
Try Cheating; Risk Losing
Friends, Flunking Subjects
By Ann GUHgan
So you're going to cheat!
After seriously debating whether to study for an
extremely difficult exam, you spend a mere six
or seven hours writing a complete set of crib
notes.
Your logical reasoning tells you that crib notes
are really the best policy. After all, exams are
taken merely to show the professor how many
flourishes you can make in your handwriting!
All right, go ahead and cheat!
Maybe you'll succeed. Maybe you'll pull a five
plus instead of the five you would normally re
ceive by a few hours of hard studying. More likely
you'll have an experience similar to the following
true stories of poor "overworked" students who
found it necessary to carry out that overused word,
"cheating."
The first case is a political science student. This
student must have spent all night before his exam
writing crib notes. At any rate, the student wasn't
wide awake enough to hand in the right paper to
the instructor. Instead of the test answers, the in
structor found an elaborate set of crib notes with
th student's name bravely peering out of the
ri !it-hand corner. Upon being told of his mistake,
the student could only comment, "Oh, my God!"
An English student pulled this boner. The girl
copied an essay from a not-too-widely unknown
book on figurine painting. This time her luck was
gainst her. The instructor recognized the source.
He formerly had been a copyreader for a pub
lishing company, and during this time had read
the same book.
One girl, when questioned about her paper
came well prepared. She immediately produced
from her purse a two inch pile of kleenex and
began what appeared would be a long weeping
spelL
But the most remarkable technique of cheating
came to light in a philosophy class. The class, a
course in logic, was made up of about 40 members
mostly graduate students. The instructor gave a
test and noticed that, although all 40 students
were present during the test, one paper was
missing.
The instructor decided that he probably had
mislaid one of the papers, but the same thing
happened in a second test. He called the student
whose paper was missing into his office. The stu
dent insisted he had handed in a paper and backed
his statement by showing the professor his paper.
The Instructor was enlightened when, upon closely
scrutinizing the paper, it became apparent that
the original writer's name had been erased and
another name put in its place.
So you're still going to cheat!
That's your privilege. No one is stopping you.
Of course, if you're caught, you'll flunk the exam,
and maybe the whole course. But what's so bad
about flunking a course here and there. There
are lots of courses you passed to balance those
few flunks and anyway, the style now is to join
the army or get married not graduate!
And if you are caught cheating, your professor
no doubt will excuse you if you tell him that you
had to crib to make a fraternity average, or you're
planning to cheat you way toward PBK. Profes
sors are always thrown over by good excuses. One
intelligent person thought of the excuse that "the
purpose of the University is to encourage think
ing," and flunking him because he cheated was
"discouraging his thinking."
Don't feel bad if cheating losses a few friends.
Your friends are merely jealous that your cribbing,
and copying of other people's papers gained you a
higher grade than their own hard studying got
them.
Cheating is a good business. Try it and see what
kind of returns you get!
F. R. S. HENSON
Oil Authority
To Address
NU Geologists
Dr. F. R. S. Henson, research
geologist of the Iraq Petroleum
Company, will discuss the oil sit
uation in the middle east Wed
nesday evening at 8:00 in Morrill
Hall auditorium.
The title of the lecture is "Oil
Occurrences in Relation to Geo
logical History of the Middle
East."
Dr. Henson, whose home is in
London, is an authority on the
geology of the middle east. He is
in charge of the Geological Re
search center of Iraq Petroleum
Company and technical supervi
sor of all paleontologic and strati
graphic work in the field labor
atories of that company in mid
dle eastern countries.
Sponsored by Geologists
He is making a lecture tour of
the United States and Canada
under the auspices of the Dis
tinguished Lecture committee of
the American Association of Pe
troleum Geologists.
His apearance in Lincoln is
sponsored Jointly by the depart
ment of geology and the Univer
sity Research council.
Dr. Henson was born in South
Africa of British parents, his fa
ther was a mining engineer and
his mother a missionary teacher.
He is under-graduate technical
training and post-raduate degree
were obtained at the Imperial
uouege of bcience and Technol
ogy, London.
Dutch Degree
In 19S0 he was awarded the
degree of Doctor of Science by
Leiden University, Holland, for a
thesis on Middle eastern tertiary
forminifera.
In addition to membership in
numerous geological societies, in
cluding the American Association
of Petroleum Geologists, he is a
member of the Board of Advisors
of the American Museum of Nat
ural History.
He is the author of some pub
lications on geology and paleon
tology of southwest Asian coun
tries. American geologists who
heard him speak at the Interna
tional Geological Congress in
London last year were favorably
impressed with his extemporane
ous discussions.
His last visit to the United
States was in 1945 when he made
a tour of oil fields and geologi
cal laboratories.
Senate Probes Crime
The senate crime committee in
vestigated various questionable
activities of Frank Costello, last
week. In connection with their
campaign to break up the na-
tion's two main crime syndicates
Monday, George Morton Levy
told the committee that he had
paid Costello. branded "czar" of
one of the syndicates, $60,000 to
rid the Roosevelt race track of
bookmakers.
Levy said that Costello had
done a good job of getting rid of
them but he had no idea of
"how" he had done it.
Tuesday, the suave, unsmiling
Costello refused to tell crime
probers the extent of his wealth.
Confronted with the threat of de
portation, the gambler complained
about the inhuman treatment he
had received from the commit
tee. Wednesday, prompted by sug
gestions that he might be subject
to perjury charges, the gambler
told investigators that he hnd
about $55,000 in cash in a strong
box at his home.
He has admitted that he was
connected with a plan to control
Whitney distilleries in England
and would have been exclusive
distributor of these products in
America. As distributor, he had
planned to receive 5,000 pounds
annually for expenses, and a five
shilling commission for every case
over 50,000 a year shipped to the
United states.
Friday, the gambler, pleading
illness, again refused to, talk.
A-Bomb Tests Hinted
The atomic energy commission
has hinted that now tests with
U.S. atomic weapons are in pros
pect.
Gordon Dean, chairman of the
AEC, broadly hinted that tests
will be given far out to sea or
dropped from airplanes at places
other than the testing sites usee,
ud to now. 1
The commission has been In
tentionally vague about details of
tests and weapon developments
in order to produce confusion in
Dlaces. such as Russia, where it
wanted to produce confusion.
Saboteurs Blast Reds
Saboteurs have struck at the
heart of communist China.
A 25,000 kilowatt generator in
the capital city, Peking, has
been smashed and fifty-nine
streetcars set ablaze. The Chi
nese communist news agency re
ported that a large group of sab
oteurs have been uncovered in
Peking and several score were
under arrest for smashing the
generator.
Meanwhile, the woman minis-
Similar Religious Beliefs
Needed for Marriages-White
It is terribly dangerous to come
to any kind of an agreement on
marriage after the vows have
been taken, according to a state
ment . made by C. Vin White,
while speaking before the first in
a series of Ag Union discussions
Wednesday on Religion in Mar-
ralge.
He continued; "Be very careful
if keeping company with an
athiest. Do not marry him (or
her) unless you are an atheiest
yourself."
White stated that people de
ciding to marry should agree on
their philosphy of life while
courting. As part of this, he said,
they ought to be at one concern
ing their religious belief.
White spoke at the first of three
discussions on marriage and
courtship jointly by the Ag Union
and Ag YMCA.
The next informal forum will
be Monday at 4:30 p.m. in the
Ag Union lounge. Rex Knowles,
student pastor, will give a brief
summary and answer questions
concerning the problem of a
"Basis for Marriage." The final
forum will be Wednesday.
Lack of Prayer
The minister of the First Pres
byterian church of Lincoln said
he is amazed at the lack of prayer
on the part of young people
future parents, who are making
careful studies of economic prob
lems, budgeting, furniture and
employment.
The hope of the world does not
rest in the hands of the children
of today, but in the hands of the
parents of the children. Parents
he stated, improve the children.
Part of every day, the minister
said, should be devoted to wor
ship. The amount of this time
must be based on the needs of
the individual.
Courting, he urged, should be
Stolen Goods'
Students With Distant Loves
Run Up High Telphone Rill
By Connie Gordon
First Big Seven Newspaper
Sent to Member Schools
inclusive in the sense that it in
cludes social parties and double
dating. This is training for future
years. We must not separate the
family, he said, from the rest of
society. There is a happy medium
between exclusiveness and inclus
iveness of the home that must be
striven toward, he continued.
Proper Attitude
White cautioned against mar
riages of mixed faiths. He said
at times he has refused to marry
couples who were of conflicting
religious beliefs or who did not
have the proper attitude toward
the sacrament of matrimony.
Upon question, the pastor listed
several basic differences between
the Protestant and Catholic be
liefs. Among them were interpre
tation of the .bible, child birth,
ana relationship with God.
Such basic difference between
the belief of young people is apt
to cause disruption in the home.
he cautioned.
Approximately 60 students at
tended the meeting and many en
tered into the discussion.
Holmes Elected
Home Ec Prexy
Jean Holmes, Ag sophomore,
was chosen last week as Nebras
ka Home Ec club president.
Miss Holmes succeeds An
nette Wurdeman of Wayne State
as leader of the seven Home Ec
clubs located throughout the
state.
Program chairman of this
year's state convention, Miss
Holmes is also a member of tas
sels, Ag Builders, YWCA, and
Home Ec club council.
Her new duties include
following:
Arrange the program for
state convention next year.
Set up goals and aims of col
lege clubs during the year.
President at the state officers
and council meeting held twice
a year.
the
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There aren't going to be any more long dis
tance calls made in a certain fraternity on the
University of Wisconsin campus.
The frat in question asked the Wisconsin
telephone company fix the phone so no long dis
tance calls could be made. They refused. The boys
just had to have their way, so they took their
case to the state public service commission. Their
complaint was that "they were worried about cer
tain brothers who, when they are imbibing a lit
tle too much beer and are enamored with some
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Bwccmccut ui a uiiicieiu uuy, run up quue a
large tool charge.
Last year the house was stuck with $257 in
uncollected bills.
The defense rests.
All-the-news-that's-fit-to-print dept Stolen
from the Kansas State Collegian is the following
article: Our journalism staff always tells would-be
reporters the importance of writing stories that
are interesting.
" 'It means nothing to you readers,' they tell
freshmen, 'When a dog bites a man. But when
a man bites a dog, then you have news."
The next day a story was handed in with
the headline that read, "Hydrant Sprays Dog.
A University of Texas student recently wrote
a "sophomore's lament" that most of us have prob
ably faced in more than one of our classes.
He wrote and I quote:
"Now I lay me down to sleep;
The lecture is dry, the subject is deep,
If he should quit before I wake,
Someone kick me, for gosh sake!"
Amen.
The Michigan State News has made an in
formal survey on the effect of the high cost of
living on dating. Here are some of the results
of their check:
A guy buying a daily cup of coffee for him
self and his "friend" would have spent $7.70 on
coffee alone so far this semester. And if he and
his date smoke Just two cigarettes a day, he
would have to shell out another 80 cents.
The first issue of the Big Seven
newspaper has arrived at the
University.
The nine page mimeographed
paper, published by the member
schools, was printed at Boulder,
Colo. A monthly copy is sent to
each Big Seven school with re
ports on activities and student
body functions.
The paper contains a condensed
view of the news from each
member school and compares the
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tearnre Editor Jane Randall
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Bath Named As
Farm Delegate
Wayne Bath, University Ag col
lege student, has been selected
the local Nebraska International
Form Youth Exchange delegate.
The announcement was made
Friday by Wes Antes, assistant
state 4-H club leader at the Uni
versity. Mr. Bath will be one of 50 del
egates from this country to par
ticipate in the European project.
He will observe the agriculture
and work on farms in Austria. He
is to leave in mid-June and to
return in late October,
A junior at the University, Mr.
Bath has been active in the 4-H
club. He lives on a farm near
Auburn,
Nebraska has had a delegate
for the project for the fourth year
now. This trip will again be
sponsored by NatHan Gold, Lin
coln business man.
Joan Skucius was the delegate
last year.
Experimental
Corn Hybrids
Receive Names
Two experimental corn hy
brids developed at the Univer
sity Agricultural experiment sta
tion have official names now.
They are AES 802 and AES
803. The letters comprising a re
gional name stand for Agricul
tural experiment station and the
number series are used to indi
cate relative maturity of the
corn. Dr. John lionnquist, asso
ciate agronomist at the Univer
sity, and corn breeder, says the
new regional names have been
selected as part of the co-operative
corn breeding program of
all experiment stations in the
northcentral states.
All new hybrids approved by
the breeders on a reg onal basis
from here on will carryMhe new
designation to indicate that the
breeding has been done co-operatively
by land-grant college
experiment stations.
Only three such hybrids In
cluding the two from Nebraska
have been officially named thus
far. The Nebraska hybrids
formerly were called Nebraska
experiment 893B and Nebraska
experiment 1219B. The third hy
brid getting a regional name is
AES 801, a development from
Iowa State college.
The two Nebraska hybrids
AES 802 and AES 803 have
been tested in Nebraska for sev
eral years. Their record of per
formance earned for them the
regional names. The hybrids are
highly resistant to lodging and
rate superior in yield. They are
the result of a comprehensive
corn breeding program carried
on co-ODeratively by the Ne
braska Agricultural experiment
station and surrounding state
experiment stations.
The two hybrids are now be
ing certified in Nebraska. Seed
is available for 1951 planting.
activities of the seven campuses.
The Big Seven News pointed
out that Nebraska and Colorado
were the only schools sending re
ports to Colorado on the question
oi tne Universal Military train'
ing. A poll of students at Ne
braska showed 77.1 in favor
and 22.9 opposed. Colorado stu
dents voted 74.5 for, and 25.5
against the proposed issue. All
Big Seven were supposed to send
reports.
Nebraska Council
Under the heading of politics,
the present interim council of
Nebraska is in the process of re
vising the constitution of the stu
dent council, according to the
paper. Colorado's new political
group, the Barb, has recently re
placed the Independent party and
has consolidated with the Coali
tion party.
At Oklahoma university, a
"Know Your Constitution" cam
paign has been started. This is
an attempt to create interest to
wards a ratification vote on the
question of whether or not the
constitution of the student sen
ate, recently revised in conven
tion, is to br -:epted.
Voting- Fee Considered
The possibility of raising funds
for Student Council by having a
$2 voting fee has been under dis
cussion at Nebraska.
The fee will be payable at reg
istration and will be refunded i
after the student has voted. The
remainder will be put into the
Student Council fund. As yet, no
action has been taken.
Dramatists Ready
One Act Play
"The Giants' Star," a one-act
play by Wilbur Daniel Steel, will
be presented Tuesday and Wed
nesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the
Laboratory theater, room 201,
Temple building.
The cast includes Betty Lester;
Mrs. Weatherburn; Nancy Darle,
Til Jessup and Ken Clements,
Sheriff Bane.
The 20-minute play is filled
with suspense. The director and
Jan Klone, production manager,
invite University students and the
general public to attend the pro
duction free of charge.
ter of justice, Hsuliang, has or
dered mass executions to "punish
the counter-revolutionaries."
More than 500 trained women
agents are uncovering dissident
elements In factories, offices, and
dance halls. In Kwangsi prov
ince, communist troops eliminat
ed 62,000 in January through
death, capture, or "reform."
Nationalist China forwarded a
formal resolution to the UN. ask
ing immediate sanctions against
communist China's "inhuman"
atrocities. The resolution stated
the Peking regime was madly
trying to exteminate 150 million
people.
State Bans Pinballs
Atty. Gen. C. S. Beck, backed
by Gov. Val Peterson, has deter
mined pinball machines as ille
gal in Nebraska, and has ordered
an immediate removal of them.
Investigators will be sent
throughout the state to clean up
these machines. Nebraska laws
provide fine from $300 to $500 or
two years or less imprisonment
for anyone keeping gambling
equipment.
U.N. Troops March On
Monday, communist resistance
collapsed along the central Ko
rean front. Reds fled along the
38th parallel and from the city
of Seoul.
Tuesday, 200,000 U.N. troops
surged north in an unopposed
general advance that outflanked
Seoul, engulfed Changpyong and
threatened Hongchon.
Wednesday, South Korean 1
troops occupied the city of Seoul
and reds fled north alone tha
140-mile Korean battlefront.
Five strong South Korean na-
trols began crossing the Han riv
er in fishing boats at dawn. In
northeast Korea, allies dropped
260 tons of bombs on important
railroad bridges south of the
Manchurian border.
Thursday, U.N. troops captured
the big communist supply base of
Hongchong in central Korea, and
sent tanks driving north toward
Chunchon, eight miles south of
the 38th parallel.
Friday, tha American four-day
advance was slowed by commu
nist reinforcements. The Ameri
cans threw 50 shells for every
one the reds shot in a thundering
artillery duel on the central front.
A statement Saturday by the
navy announced a naval bom
bardment of a barracks area near
Wonsan on North Korea's east
coast that killed or wounded at
least 6,000 communist troops.
Another bombardment of an
enemy troop concentration in the
Singi area is reported to have in
flicted 2,000 casualties.
Saturday, red troops were
building strong defenses along;
some stretches of the 38th paral
lel. The existence of these de- 1
fenses gives rise to speculation,
that the communists would make
a strong bid for peace when al
lied forces again reach the pre
war boundary between commu
nist and republican Korea.
Escapees' Trip Ends
Twenty-one year old Dewey
Battershaw was killed Thursday,
and his younge rbrother, Clif
ford, and Victor Sweet were im
prisoned as the result of a wild
west gun battle in St. Johns.
Ariz.
Dewey and Sweet escaped from
the Douglas county jail last Sun
day when Clifford, 17. entered
the jail as a visitor, whipped out
a gun and forced euards to re
lease his brother and Sweet.
They fled through eastern Ne
braska, kidnaping and later re
leasing four hostages, and eluded
police traps in four states.
Douglas county attorney Eu
gene Fitzgerald said Friday that
he would return the two to be ar
raigned on charges of kidnaping,
with life - or - death penalty,
whether they waived extradition
or not
Truman Wuold Aid Tito
The senate's top GOP foreign
policy spokesman said Friday
that if Russia attacks Yugoslavia,
President Truman would no
doubt aid Marshal Tito ard "con
gress would Immediately back
him up."
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