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Vol. 51-No. 108
LINCOLN 8, NEBRASKA
Thursday, March 29, 1951
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All float representatives and
all students interested in College
Days are urged to attend the color
movie of Veisha Days at Iowa
State to be shown at 7:30 p.m.
In the Union ballroom Thursday.
The movie "ill show how a
program similar to College Days
has be.en carried out at Iowa
State, including various open
houses and floats.
Representatives and others in
terested in having floats to rep-
James J. Carroll, St. Louis bet
ting commissioner, was charged
f by the federal tax authorities
' with failing to report gambling
payments totaling $52,688.15
made by him in 1948 and 1949.
This action is a result of gam
bling investigations by the senate
crime investigation committee
end other official agencies. The
government invoked a rarely used
section of the internal revenue
code against Carroll. This sec-1
tion states that anyone making
payments to other persons - of
more than $600 must report those
payments individuality to the in
ternal revenue processing divi
sion. Carroll could be imprisoned
for 26 years and fined $26,000
John Froscheuseur of Hastings,
Neb., allegedly received $1,415.75
compensation from Carroll in
connection with gambling trans
actions. He was named as among
persons with federal information
on the case.
Be New A
island chain may be the proving!
ground for testing the Un
States fifth atomic weapon. This
would give the United States an;"pv !t 1 Ol
opportunity to test atomic bombs1 I IllA flJirP.il .11
Under conditions of climate andi
ether factors which might be en-
countered should a war against
Russia require use of such
The cnMMilsf inn nf fh A ton-
tiany a X testing- spotwasurrtehat'there will-feeApproximatelyi
ai wnen fliunuc energy vmnus- ; m-iiuiaiams uiu uie gi auc
tion chairman Gordon Dean aid will total a value of about
hinted recently that new tests $36,000.
might be made in locations not An average grade of 7 or
used before. above'is necessary to be available
Chinese Reds Driven lfor the awards. However, in
North of Seoul 'some circumstances, awards may
, .be given to students with a
During action on the western tower average. Senior or sen ior-
iiu.a. m , M"j
drove Chinese reds off three bit-
leny aenaea nuis nonn oi igophomores, in order. Students
Seoul Wednesday while other jmust 24 credits - to
Americans battled a Chinese regi- eligible
ment with hand grenades and) Appucation forms may be ob.
r t v . . . .u u n u itained at the office of the Dean
The Yanks took the hills by w ; rn cmiu h-.ii
storm with the defending Chi-
nese reireaimg ea 10 anouier
fyniiL- lne .Am.encan cou".1-
i I im j 1 "'".completed and returned to the
Willi tfUMUl iAJV
In the Uijonbu region, a Phi
lippine combat team drove off
about 50 mounted calvarymen
with a sharp fight. To the north-
mi : L
eati oi uijonou, a ninese regi-1
ment entrencnea in tne mils nail
ed an American advance.
Heaviest fighting took place
along the highways leading north
toward the communist capital of
Pyongyong. The Reds halted the
American advance with heavy
mortar and small gun fire. Am
erican troops got within grenade
range of the communist lines but
couldn't break through before
American officers reported that
their men were encountering big
ger and bigger communist con
centrations, indication that the
lied may be planning to make
stand touth of the 3th parallel
Duke Ellington to Present
Concert in Coliseum April 11
Edward Kennev "Duke" ElHng
tun, who will play t th Coli
seum April 11, was born in Wash
ington, D. C. He was bestowed
the name of Duke by playmate
when he wa eiht years old.
He originally intended to study
art. While still a youth. Ellington
picked up piano playing by ear
and sometimes afterward learned
t read music. He had his. own
band which be often took to New
lie fjially opened at the Ken
tucky Club in Harlem where be
remained for five years. Then be
went to the Cotton Club on Broad -cay.
He also played in "Show Girl"
nd "Black and Tan Fantasy." In
he introduced "Mood Indigo."
In MZ2 he wrote "Sophisticated
Ellington wrote "Solitude" In
1935 d won the ASCAP prize
tor the most important song of
the year. In 1J38 he took the
ASCAP annual award for "Cara
van" and again in 1V3B with "I
Let a Song Go Out of My Heart."
la April of m, Ellington did
aerie of 21 concerts In 31 cities
Generally fair wltn diminish
ing winds Thursday. Warmer In
west portion, Friday fair and
wwmrr. High Thursday it west
tti IS et.
resent organized houses, denomi
national groups, honoraries and
organizations connected with the
various colleges are urged to re
main following the movie. Rules
for the Husker Holiday parade,
rules for judging of the floats and
general pointers for the construc
tion of floats will be explained.
Rules for the Husker Holiday
April 16 5 p.m.
1. All entries must be in by
Monday, ( April 16, at 5 p.m. In
case of duplicate entries they may
be re-entered anytime before Fri
day, April 20 at 5 p.m.
2. All entries will form at the
mall in front of the Coliseum 45
minutes before parade time. En
trants will be notified as to the
exact time of the parade. The
first entry receives preference.
3. All entries will be assigned
a place in the parade and will
remain in that position until com
pletion of the parade.
4. All entries by organized
residence houses will have a $25
limit for float building materials.
5. The parade will start at the
mall in front of the Coliseum,
proceed from there down Vinej
to 16th, down 16th to R and west
on R to 10th, then down 10th to
O and east on O to 17, north on
17th to R where the parade will
In all college organization
floats the educational theme must
prevail; in all religious organiza
tions the -loafs must carry the
religious or asthetic theme. Men's
and women's organized groups
may use any theme that fits in
with the general idea of Husker
Floats will be rated 40 per centj
on Deauiy ana general eye ap
peal; 35 per cent on educational
value; 20 per cent originality and
spirit of occasion; 5 per cent on
the use of music, etc.
' C 1 1 1
Scholarships and grants-in aid
are available to undergraduates
I The General Scholarship!
Awards committee" announced
to-be applicants will be given
preference, and then juniors and
or the chairman of the award
committeei i04 Administration
building. Applications must be
chairrnan.s 0ffice by noon, March
C o mprehensive examinations
will be held Saturday morning,
April 14. Awards will be an
nounced before August 1, 1951.
"Saturday Cabaret," featur
ing a flicker night free movie
and record dancing by candle
lite, it scheduled for 8:15 p.m.
Saturday. March 13, In, the Ag
Union. The specialty movie
will lead off the evening of
free fun and entertainment and
be followed by the record
The "Bee" room of the Ag
L'nioa t to be decorated and
circled with tables where cokes
will be served. Fred Hoster
man and Don Letolng are co
chairmen f the event.
in Europe. These included a date
in Paris, where he performed in
a bombproof shelter.
Shortly after his trip to Eur
ope, Ellington wrote "Jump lor
Joy." In 1843, Ellington began
his history-making em of con
cert at Carnegj HalL
The butt eall for aptitude ex
amination came Wednesday
from the College of Law.
Dean E. O. Belshefm cafd
the eicaminations, required of
atudents who expect to enter
the College f Law next fall,
will be riven Friday afternoon
and Saturday morning.
The firat half of the exami
nations will be given at 1:20
p.m. Friday; the second half
at Z a m. Saturday.
Latta, Anderson, Mitchell
To Discuss Korean Topic
Three University faculty mem
bers will express their views on
the topic "Is the UN accomplish
ing anything by its acting in Ko
rea?" at a meeting Thursday of
NUCWA and spring conference
Students will hear Dr. Maurice
C. Latta, assistant professor of
economics; Dr. A. T. Anderson,
assistant professor of history; and
Dr. Clyde Mitchell, jr., profes
sor of agriculture economics, in a
panel discussion. The meeting
will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room
The three men will give five
minute speeches first on the topic
and then conclude with an in
formal discussion. They will an
swer and ask questions. Open
discussion from the floor will be
Sumner J. House, instructor in
political science, will act as mod
erator. Final Meeting
The panel discu.sion is the
final preparatory meeting for the
annual spring conference a model
United Nations political commit
tee which will begin next week
April 3. The opening session is
scheduled for Tuesday evening at
7:30 p.m. in the Union ballroom.
It will be a meeting of the whole
political committee. Moderator
Jack Solomon will preside.
At the meeting Thursday, na
tion delegations will be asked
whether they have contacted for
eign students corresponding to the
country they represent. Jinny
Koehler is in charge of the for
eign student contacting program
for the conference.
To add color to the conference,
Doris Carlson, chairman of the
steering committee, has urged as
many delegations as possible to
come to session in native costume.
She hopes this will be true par
ticularity at the opening session.
Mimeographed copies of articles
pertaining to Korea, one of the
topics conference delegates will
consider, will be distributed at
the meeting Thursday. This is to
enable delegations to acquire a
ha-krniinH of events concern
ing the Korean situation. Addi
tional information is avaname in
the. library. A special UN dis
play or material has been set up
in the Documents room. Other
material is available on request
of the librarian.
Harold Peterson, NUCWA
president, will be in charge of
Students from three other
schools, Wesleyan, Corner and
Union colleges will participate in
' Following tfie opening session
Tuesday delegates will adjourn
to two sub committee meetings
Wednesday pfternoon to discus
sion of the Corean situation In
ROTC Symphonic Bandsmen
To Present Concert Sunday
The 90 member ROTC Sym-1 feeturing Bonnie Weddel, harp-: talent, will be Henry Cech as
ohonic Band under the direction ist; "The Miracle" by Humper-'John and Patsy Dutton as Mar
of Donald Lentz, will present its dinck, including the "Prelude " cia
annual spring concert Sunday, "Procession" and "Children s Dick Freeh and Lois Nekon
April 1 at 3 p m in the Coliseum, i Dance," "Banquet Scene" and j will present their well-known
Admission is 'free j"The Nuns' Dance," "The March 'comedy routine during the show.
WHH.l ham ct an1 a
i 7..:ii tk.
trumpet ocun wm
The nine part program in
cludes "Purple Carnival" by Al
ford: "Overture to Oberon," von
Weber; "La Rougette" by Bennett,
Si un Contest
Almost a month has paswed
since the Ag Exec board launched
the first notices of a campaign
aimed at securing ideas for the
construction of signs to be erect
ed at each of the two main en
trances to the Ag college. Little
or nothing has been accomplished.
Chairman of the Ag Exec board
campus improvements committee,
Eugene Robinson, said that most
students are cither unaware or
else are indifferent to the bene
fits which may be reaped through
winning the contest namely a
The rules of the contest as
have been announced earlier are:
All Students. Faculty
1. All students and faculty of
the University may enter.
2. Entries may submit the plan,
drawing or suggested sketches in
a simple but accurate manner on
8x10 paper or larger.
3. Entries turn all proposed
signs into Dean Lambert's office.
4. Deadline has been extended
5. The Ag Exec board and Dean
Lambert will Judge the suggested
signs and announce the winner.
According to a report in the
Cornhusker Countryman, the win
ning designer will in addition to
the $10 prize be featured in the
Countryman along with the win
ning sketches for the proposed
Robinson said that committee
members are fairly certain that
at lart the sign will be construct
ed. But. he added, not unless an
appropriate design is submitted.
one, and admission or new mem
bers in the others. Presiding at
these sessions will be the follow
ing chairmen and vice chairmen:
Jim Tomasek and Charles Go
mon, Korean committee; and
Harold Peterson and Joan Krue
ger, admission of new members.
Parliamentarians will be pres
ent at all sessions. Names of
those who will serve in this
capacity will be announced next
Highlighting Thursday eve-
I ning's program will be a model
World Court by law college stu
dents. Four students will argue
a case similar to one which might
arise in the international body.
Further supplementing the UN
activities uf next week will be
showing of films at the Union
lounge Monday noon. These will
concern activities of the United
Nations in various fields.
Girl Boy Staters to Hold
Annual Reunion Saturday
Cornhusker Boys' and Girls'
Staters will meet again Satur
urday at the second annual re
union of both groups.
The reunion, the only joint one
held in any state, will be held at
the Union ballroom beginning at
Pon Chinn, University student
who was governor of 1948 Boys'
State, is chairman of the com
mittee composed entirely of Uni
versity students. Chinn also
headed last year's initial re
union. Ccch Master of Ceremonies
Henry Cech will serve as mas
ter of ceremonies for the pro
gram which will precede danc
ing to Aaron Schmidt and . his
combo. Skits from both groups
will be presented during the pro
gram. The Girls' State presen
tation is directed by Pat Pat
terson and the Boys' State, by
Eldon Schafer and: Stan Schum
way. Both will jdepict events
typical of the week- spent in Lin
coln in the summer. - "-"'"""
A humorous reading by Betty
Lester also will be featured. The
welcome will be given by Miss
American Legion and Amer
ican Legion Auxiliary officials
have been invited to the reun
ion and will be introduced by
Bud Bitner, a 48 Boy Stater. All
past governors of Boys' and
Girls' State have been invited in
addition to Gov. Val Peterson,
who addresses both sessions in
the summer. Last year five past
governors attended the event:
Gib Eggen, 1946; Eleanor Erick
son, 1947; Pon Chinn and Ann
ot me Army ana twain wiuui,
rvirtitmni Sfn' anH "Finale:"
Christmas Scene" and "Finale;'
"Les Prelude" by Liszt.
"Italian Polka," Rachmanin-
off; "Tropical," by Gould; "Stars
and Stripes Forever" by Sousa.
A trumpet octet, Schneider,
Forney, Larsen, Durm, Blue, Mc
Elhaney, Boettcher and Hinds,
will present "Tournament of
Trumpets" by Byinett.
Part three of the program,
"Symphony from the New
World" by Dvorak, displays a
strong folk-song flavor in many
of the melodies that Dvorak uted
in this popular symphony which
he composed while residing
"A Solemn Music" by Thorn-
son is written in tne lorm oi a :
passacaglia. In 1949 Thomson j
was awarded the Pulitzer Prize
for his musical score for the film
Band officers Dean Killion,
president; William Wurtz, vice
president; Don Boyd, secretary
treasurer; Charles Curtiss, pro
motion; Lewis Forney, publicity;
Joan Albin, ladies sponsor; and
Aaron Schmidt, Jack Davis and
John Moran, drum majors.
Schug Says Church to Cau
TVnwratic orozress within i wavs."
Democratic progress within i
the Christian church In the ,le pointed out that Christian
needle which may deflate the h h generaUy during recent
balloon of communism, the Rev.1 fc '
Philip Schug, paator of Lincoln's , generations have become stronger
Unitarian church, said Wednes-jtwd stronger champions of in
day evening. dividual rights.
He spoke as the second lec- j u evidenced, he said, by
vrZt4 bym- ItunlToup'i between the
K KatSa Pl profelonai """ty of toe clergy and the
iiv ui Hu IJniversitv. I hf tjc-
ries is designed to tudy various
phases of communism as a threat
to American economy.
"There is no doubt that com
munism presents a serious threat
to the Christian churches," Rev.
Mr. Schug declared. "Christian
faith would be quite radically
changed by prolonged exposure
to communism. That, however,
has a poBxibiJity ol working both
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Courtesy Lincoln Journal-Star
Frederick Boyce, 1948; and Jim
Other past governors are: Bet
sy Snider, 1946; Sid Johnson,
1948; Theresa Littlejohn, 1949;
and Ken Philbrick and Joanne
Refreshments will be served
during the dance.
Members of the planning com
mittee besides Chinn are: Boys
State Bill Adams, Bud Bitner,
Gene Plouzek, Jim Justice, Dave
Sjogren, and Rod Harvey and
Glen Nelson and Eldon Schafer;
Girls' State Pat Patterson, Joan
Krueger, Doris Carlson, Ruth
Gibson, Marilyn Mangold and
Other University students will
be included in the two skits
which will be presented during
Originated in 1948
University students who at
tended States in 1948 originated
the reunion plan last year and
were .responsible .for the first one
last' April.-' Approximately ' 20u
attended. Although all 48 states
have both Boys' and Girls' State
none have attempted a joint re
union. The only other joint ac
tivity of both groups is the
Boys-Girls State dance while
both are in session in June.
A musical review entitled
"John end Marcia," will be pre
sented by the Union at 7:30 p.m.,
j Sunday, April 1 in the Union
j Stars of the show, which will
i include a variety of University
i Anouier ieaiure oi me laitrii
show wili be the presentation of
the Theta coed follies skit,
! Jo Berry, acrobatic dancer,
Snooky Coryell, ballet dancer.
ana jwarian jvicx-uijousn, vucai-
ist, will abso take part in the
The Pi Phi trio, Betty Lester,
Barb Adams and Nora Devore,
will sing at the show and Bob
Roeser and Rod Smith will p'"y
a modern piano duet.
A comic wrestling match.
"How To Become a Pro," will
be prewnted by Herb Reese,
Dave Mackie and Larry Carney.
Bob Rukm?L Union board nwm-
ber in charge of the show, says
that "the purpose of review Is to
the University's best
No admission will be charged
JfV f f stf
"Cod of the Atom," sponsored
by the Inter-Varsity Christian
Fellowship, will be shown at 4
p.m. and 7:30 p.m, Thursday,
room 215, Union.
The film presents a different
approach to the atomic bomb
"A church which will defend
every man's right to his own
opinions," Rev. Mr. Schug said,
"Is a church that can hardly be
inJjltrated or destroyed by com
munism . . . Churches are taking
on certain democratic ways and
becoming strong bulwarks
againist authoritarianism and po
litical centralism, of which com
munism is an example,"
It was "Good News" for 37
University students Wednesday.
Following Tuesday night's fi
nal tryouts, Dallas Williams, di
rector of the Kosmet Klub's 1951
spring musical announced the list
of those who should report for
the initial rehearsal Wednesday
evening. The cast members were
selected for both acting and sing
The Tuesday auditions were a
culmination of a series of three
to determine definitely who
would take the lead roles and
the understudy positions, as well
as the chorus parts.
Dr. Arthur Westbrook, director
of the School of Fine Arts judged
the singing at the tryouts.
Results of the casting (names
in parenthesis designate under
studies): Tom Marlnwr (male ni rolr)
Hal Slenknecht iMorani
Richard I.ee Marrs
Jack Cheileater (Ned Conger i
Barbara Young Jan Crillyi
Constance Lane (female lead role)
Susie Koehler (Priscilla Jones)
Iols Nelson (Patsy Dutton i
Mary Mackle (Pat Loileri
Betty Ann Lester
Robert C. Ruppert
Ned Conger, Jack Moran and Joe
Barbara Adams, Nora Devore and
Janice Wanner. Marian McCullouRh.
Pat Loder. Patsy Dutton, Barbara Ad
ams. Nora Lee Devore. Joan Hinds.
Jackie Orr. Priscilla Jones. Kathryn Rad
aker. Beverly George. Ruth MilllEan.
Janelle Emmarie Schramek, Gwen Wies
ner and Jan Schweser.
Jack Moran, Ned Conger. Robert C.
Ruppert, Joe Feeney, Randy McEwen.
Vaughn Janlke. Don Jefferles. Jeff Del
ton. Lehman Faber. and Win Cariy.
A complete schedule of re-
hearsals for the comedy will be
announced soon, according to
To Inaugurate 'College Days'
"Good News," a comedy in two
acts and nine scenes, will be pre
sented Anril 25 throueh 27 and
winvopen-hf' th firrt'-'eflrteg
Days activities on the campus.
A mass meeting tor all. stu
dents interested in backstage
work for "Good News" will
be held Thursday evening at
7 p. m. in 201 Temple, accord
ing to William Ellis, technical
Work will include scenery
construction, scenery paint
ing and designing, and crew
work on properties, costumes,
and lighting. Over fifty work
ers, both men and women,
are needed to fill the crews.
Purpose of the meeting is to
organize the various crews.
Anyone interested and who
cannot attend the mass meet
ing Thursday evening should
leave his or her name in the
University Theatre Business
All Kosmet Klub workers
must report at this meeting.
The play will be presented at
the Nebraska theater.
Coeducation of America is por
trayed as it appeared in the
Twenties. As a result, this show
will include a cast of more wom
en than men. Also the cast will
be the first K.K. show to include!
coeds since 1941. Principal rea
son for including coeds in this
year's show is to introduce "more
talent and less horseplay."
A similar prerogative for bet
ter entertainment was announced
April, 1641. According to the
Kosmet Klub's director, "Women
were admitted to the show . . .
because the Klub feit that there
was a great deal of talent among
women on the campus which diu
not have an opportunity to par
ticipate in a University produc
tion. Women in major parts of
play and in the choruses add a
great deal ..."
problem. Exclusive photographs
of equipment used in atomic re
search, demonstrations of the en
ergies within every tiny particle;
of an atom and actual pictures
of the Nagasaki and Bikini ex
plosions will be featured.
Another highlight of the film is
the testimony and eye-witness
account of a physicist who saw
all three wartime atomic bomb
se Communist Downfall
The basic philosophies of) does not, he indicated.
Christianity nd communism
have several important differ
ences, he said. Chief among
these, of course, is the Christian
doctrine that man is a child of
God as opposed to the com
munistic doctrine which does not
recognize the existence of God.
But since many people in the
world are neither interested In
nor aware of philosphlcal dif
ferences, such cleavages scarcely
can be expected to bring imme
diate results, Rev, Mr. Schug
More important as a harbinger
of victory for the Christian
church over communism is the
fact that Christianity has a place
for Individual rights whereas the
LKusfcian brand oi communism
buy lb SIlOW
Four students were elected by
the Student Council Wednesday
to fill staff positions for the re
vised 1951-52 freshman hand
book. These students will assist
Leonard Bush, who was elected
by the Council last week to serve
as editor of the handbook.
Jackie Sorensen. an arts and
sciences junior, was appointed
managing editor of the edition.
She is a member of Tassels, man
aging editor of the Cornhusker, a
College Days chairman, former
secretary of AUF and a member
of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Shirley Murphy and Gerry
Fellman, both freshmen, will
serve as copy editors of the hand
book. Miss Murphy is enrolled in
Teachers college, is a reporter for
tJThe aUyrjetoaskinand asso
rclate -editor of this year's special
j edition of The Daily Nebraskan
which is published by Builders.
She is a member of Sigma Kap
Fellman, enrolled in the College
of Business Administration, is a
reporter for The Daily Nebras
kan and a member of Sigma Al
pha Mu fraternity.
Bob Sherwood was chosen to
fill the position of photography
editor for the handbook. He is
now The Daily Nebraskan pho
tographer. Sherwood is a sopho
more in the College of Arts and
Sciences and a member of Phi
Kappa Psi fraternity.
The new handbook, to be pub
lished for the first time this year,
will replace several orentation
booklets published by various
The Student Council also dis
cussed the new advisory system
which has been set up by the
junior division to go into effect
Under the new system, fresh
men will meet with their advisers
five times during Freshman
Week. Each adviser will have a
separate room or office in which
to advise his group of 15 "or 20
The first day of Freshman
Week advisors will meet with
their groups of advisees to talk
over common educational prob
lems. The next day each adviser
will meet with each half of his
group to continue discussion and
make appointments for Individual
At the individual meetings, ad
visers will help freshmen to fill
out their tentative schedules and
work sheets. These meetings will
take place approximately 24
hours before actual registration.
After the actual registration at
the Coliseum, whore each advise
will spend 20 minutes more with
his adviser, the advisers will meet
again with their groups of stu
dents to make sure that all ques
tions will be answered.
Other questions which the
Council discussed were faculty
rating systems, Student Health
conditions, parking arrangements,
next year's migration and repre
sentation of the Religious Welfare
council on future Student Coun
cils. Rev. Mr. Schug pointed oui,
however, that the struggle be
tween communism and th
Christian doctrine is made com
plex in the minds of many men
because both profess an objec
tive of a peaceful, harmonious,
Gradually, though, more peo
ple are recognizing the import
ance of the kind of means to be
employed to reach the objective
and this. Rev. Mr. Schug said,
is in favor of the Christian
The third speaker in the ferle
will be Dr. Paul Meadows, Uni
versity of Nebraska professor of
sociology, who will discuss "Com-"
munism as a World Force." Dr.
Meadows will speak Wednesday
evening, April 4.
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