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Nebraska's Campus Antics Captivate
'Nosey9 Earthworm During Warm Days
The conquering earthworm
came out of his hole today to
take a short peck at the noisy
world above him. Things were
really humming so the little an
imal that cultivates three square
inches of ground per day started
to look around.
. He found a lot of happy peo
ple running around campus en
joying the first real spring day
Nebraska has seen since Decem
ber. Most of them were carrying
their coats and a few of the
pessimists had umbrellas.
Cars Tear Around
An unusually lare number of
cars were tearing around the
streets, many of them with the
tops down. The little worm won
dered if it were Saturday, for
no one seemed to be going into
any of the buildings for classes.
All at once he heard someone
mentioning his name and he
looked up to see who would be
talking about him, a mere worm.
A feminine voice was saying,
"That low living worm giving
a test on a day like this." He
knew then ihat it wasn't him
they were talking about, but one
of the teachers that sat in the
classes. He could feel a blush
covering his entire slimy, grimy
body as the voice went on to
describe the instructor.
Relatives Modesty
Of course the little worm part
way agreed with her. After all,
Money Problems . . .
NU Student Loan Fund
Offers Aid to 'Broke'
By Art Becker
Are you bothered with in
omnia? Do your dreams develop
into nightmares about those de
moniac bills at the end of the
month? Hm-m-m-m???
If your trouble is financial, and
if your friends are reluctant to
gap you a "ten-spot" once in a
while, take heed. Probably you
have not heard about it, but the
University has a fund just for
you that is, if you can meet a
few requirements.
This student loan fund is com
posed of 64 memorial funds do
nated to the University for the
purpose of enabling and encour
aging students to remain in
school.
Two Forms
Loans are made to students in
two forms, emergency loans and
unlimited loans.
.. An emergency loan is made for
amounts up to $50 for a period
of six months or less. The larger
loans (unlimited type) require a
co-signer who will be responsble
Yale President
Fears Military
Yale University President A
Whitney Griswold warra that
channelling the nation's youth
into the armed forces instead of
college may be playing into the
hands ol the communists.
' Writing in the April issue of
the Atlantic, Dr. Griswold says
that "in the emergency, we
talk of college education as a
ron-essential and an expend
able." But, ha adds, while the United
States is neglecting high educa
tion, Eussia is making use of it
as a strategic asset, citing evi
dence that medical, scientific and
technological institutes in Soviet
Eussia are full and their enroll
ment increasing.
, Discussing possible remedial
measures, Dr. Griswold points out
that it may be necessary to short
en the time consumed in high
school Md college. Although op
posing "acceleration," he sug
gests instead improving second
airy education.
- Helse urges colleges and uni
versities to cooperate with the
United States Armed Forces in
stitute in offering extension
courses for men on military service.
Losses Threaten
Swins Raisers
A severe outbreak of baby pig
diseases has hit Nebraska herds
this spring. Dr. Carl Olson, jr.,
head of the University animal
pathology and hygiene department,-M
Monday.
He . said the department has
been doing research on the dis
eases for the past several years.
There have been severe losses
this spring p to nearly all of
the pigs farrowed in some herds.
One farmer in eastern Nebraska
lost 300 out of 500 farrowed.
. Dr. Olson said symptoms of the
maladies vary, but vomiting and
diarrhea seem to be the most
common. The symptoms are usu
ally followed by death. The cause,
he said, U unknown, but pos
sibly a virus is responsible. Ex
periment stations over the mid
west ara attempting to find meth
ods of controling the diseases.
- University scientists have an
opportunity to study the diseases
close at band. An outbreak oc
curred recently among newly far
rowed pigs at the institution's
swine research center. Many re
ports of disease outbreaks are re
ceived by University staff mem
bers from swine raisers outstate.
for the loan if it is not paid when
it becomes due.-
The size of these loans and the
time limit for their repayment is
determined by a seven member
committee after a short interview
with the applicant. The interest
rates are 2 per cent while the
borrower is in school, 4 per cent
after graduation, and 6 per cent
if the loan is not paid when due
No interest is charged if repay
ment is made within one month
after the loan is made.
Size of Fund
Since loans are constantly be
ing made and payments are re
ceived nearly every day on the
outstanding loans, the exact size
of the fund is seldom the same
from one day to the next. The
latest figures show approximately
$184,226 in total loan funds for
the use of the combined colleges
of the Lincoln campus.
In addition to this, there is
$47,150 in a fund for the use of
medical college students at
Omaha.
Due to various stipulations and
restrictions on the use of the
funds as set up by the donor, only
$153,222 is included as actually
available for loaning to students
on the Lincoln campus. Of this
amount, about $30,000 is now out
in the form of loans to students.
The total loan funds is further
broken down into funds available
to students in the various colleges
as specified by the donor. Ap
proximately $81,000 of the total
fund comprises a general fund
which is available to all students.
Amount Loaned
The amount of money loaned
from the fund has been con
stantly increasing during the past
few years.
During the fiscal year from
July 1, 1949 to June 30, 1950,
$18,302 was loaned to students.
Within the period from July 1,
1950 to March 31, 1951. 213 loans
with a total value of $26,138 have
been made. Of the latter figure,
more than $16,000 was loaned
during the first three months of
1951.
Requirements
The only fixed requirements a
student must meet to receive a
loan are a 4.0 grade average and
a record of good standing at the
dean's office.
Freshmen are not advised to
atinly for help from the student
loan fund, because the main pur
pose of the loans is not to help
students get started in college, dui
to help them stay in school until
they finish.
Application blanks may be od-
tained at 202 Administration halL
If you are one of these haughty
individuals whose pride keeps
him struggling under the pres-1
sure of weighty bills, remember
this: a student loan is not a debt;
it is an investment in education
one of the best investments an
individual can make.
it had been one of those pro
fessors who had aken his uncle
and three brothers away to one
of the buildings. He had heard
later that the nice little students
in the classes had been forced to
cut open the worms. And the little
worm had been so sad to think
of his uncle because he was the
modest type, anyway.
By this time, things were be
ginning to quiet down, so the lit
tle worm decided to go home. He
dug a hole and crawled back into
the cool dark earth where he
lived. He had no sooner gotten
there when a friend of his
squirmed in to see him. The
friend had been out of town and
had dropped into see his cousin
on the wav back to Lincoln.
Hill Activities
The cousin lived out north of
town on a hill. They knew a
great many people in common
because for some unknown rea
son, the students were always
going out to the hill where the
cousin worm lived.
The cousin worm had lived a
dangerous life out on the hill.
Whenever he came to the surface
flying missies fell all about him.
He heard the people call them
cans.
The friend said that the little
cousin worm was planning on
moving to Lincoln to be near
them and away from the students.
He knew that they were supposed
to be most numerous on the cam
pus, but from what he had seen,
he doubted it. Then too, now
adays there were more people
with blue uniforms that spent a
lot of time out at his hill and he
didn't like them nearly as well
as the students because they just
sort of crept upon him and never
said too much.
Consul Companionship
The little earthworm was glad
to hear that his cousin would be
living near him, as he was very
lonely since his uncle and three
brothers left.
The two earthworms munched
contentedly on a piece of dirt un
til it was time for the other to
crawl on home. .
They bade each other goodbye
and then the little earthworm
curled himself up and went to
sleep. He had experienced a hard
and trying day and as one of
the few thousand college worms,
it was his duty to always be at his
best every morning.
'Good Newsr
Dance Cast
Needs Men
All University men who are
interested in taking part in dance
routines for the Kosmet Klub's
musical comedy, "Good News,"
are urged to participate in the
tryouts Tuesday in the Temple
building. Room 21 at 7 p.m.
According to Jack Moore, in
charge of the show's dance re
hearsals, there is still a need for
several partners for the coed
dancers which have already been
selected.
All males, including those al
ready cast in the musical's
choruses, are eligible to tryout. '
ihose who attend the tryouts
may perform any dance routine.
They may bring their own mu
sic. A pianist will be present to
accompany all candidates.
Choreographer Moore stated,
"It is necessary that we cast the
male dancers as soon as possible,
in order that we may rehearse
the coeds and men together in
their respective dance routines.
"Tuesday night trials will cul
minate cast tryouts for the musi
cal comedy," added Moore.
"Those who can't possibly attend
then should call me without fur
ther delay."
"Good News," directed by Dal
las Williams, will be presented
April 25, 26 and 27 at the Ne
braska theater. The play will be
one of the highlights of College
Days.
ifes F$t Plns
The "Husker Holiday' parade
in the College Days Festivities,
April 26 to 28, is aimed to ac
quaint Nebraskans with the Uni
versity. Floats entered in the parade
should combine both beauty and
eye appeal with educational value,
Dick Kuska parade chairman, ex
plained. The educational value
may be interpreted to be a slogan
or short saying that ties work
at the University in with the
parade float.
Floats used at
Veishea Days, are examples of the
kind of float that should De dis
played in the parade.
Floats will be competing with
floats in the same class. The floats
are classified as sponsored by
religious organization, college or
ganizations and men's and wom
en's organized houses.
Floats will be rated 40 per cent
on beauty and general eye ap
peal, 35 per cent educational
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I vaiue, zv per cent, originauv emu
Iowa State's , spirit of occastion and 5 pei -ent
use of noise such as music.
Entry deadlines for floats is
April 16 at 5 p.m. In case of
duplication, float entries may oe
entered any time before April 10
at 5 p.m. A one dollar entry foe
must accompany the entry for
each float.
The parade will be one of the
biggest events of the College Days
celebration. It will be April 28
from 9 to 11 a.m.
Tickets numbering from 381
to 400 for the Duke Ellington
show have been lost.
These tickets will not be
honored at the door.
Please return these tickets
by mail or bring them person
ally to the Union office.
J. R. Alden, History Prof,
Writes Book on Revolution
AG BULLETIN
BOARD
Tuesday
Ag Union activity committee
meets at 3 p.m., Ag Union.
YM Cabinet meets at 5 p.m.,
Room 3, Ag Union.
Farmers Fair committee meets
at 5 p.m., Room 110.
Builders Sales committee meets
at 5 p.m., Room 2.
Rodeo planners meet at 7:30
p.m., Recreation room.
Five Military Branches Offer
Advanced ROTC Applications
Many fields are open to ap
plicants for the next advanced
Army ROTC course in September,
1951. Applications for this ad
vanced course are still being accepted.
Courses open to students are:
artillery, engineers, infantry, mili
tary police and ordnance. Many
have applied for these applica
tion forms but there is still need
for men interested in artillery and
engineers.
Artillerymen receive broad in
struction in gunnery, survey,
communication, materials and ar
tillery tactics. They are trained!
to maneuver powerful artillery
A University faculty member is
the author of a new book which
throws new light on the revolu
tion, George Washington and an
obscure British-born general.
He is John Richard Alden, pro
fessor of history. Dr. Alden's
book is "General Charles Lee:
Traitor or Patriot?" which will be
released April 23 by the Louisiana
State university press.
General Lee is perhaps best
known as the general whom
Washington is said to have called
a "damned poltroon" at the Battle
nt Mnnmniith. Dr. Alden not onlv
j . V.f Kiit nl.n Va
presents evidence which proves
that Lee's judgment and conduct
at Monmouth were creditable.
However, historians have gen-
jerally re,vrded Lee' as a traitor
because he was court-martialed
by young officers currying the
favor of Washington.
Dr. Alden shows how this was
an unjust decision on the part of
the court-martial and also points
out some of Lee's contributions to
the American cause which have
also been overlooked through the
rectly responsible for the suc
cessful repulsion of the British at
Charleston, though historians have
usually given the credit for that
victory to the South Carolina
military leaders.
Dr. Alden is a graduate of the
University of Michigan and has
taught at the University of Chi
cago and Michigan during sum
mer terms.
An earlier book by Dr. Alden
won the 1945 Beveridge prize
given by the American Historical
association. He is now working on
a new book of the revolution to
be included in the new "Rise of
the American Nation" series.
weapons to destroy army resist
ance and material, enabling the years. Lee was the outstanding
infantry to advance. The skill and
equipment of artillerymen were
important factors in winning
World War II.
Engineers Builders
The engineers are active in war
and peace. In order to secure ad
mission to this course a student;
must be enrolled in the proper
academic field. Engineers are in j
charge of building and maintain
ing all airfield and military bases j
and their utilities.
AUF Solicitations Recipients
To Have Requests in April 15
The executive board of the All
University Fund is now planning
for what organizations they will
solicit funds during the coming
fall term.
The purpose of AUF is to or
ganize, promote and administer all
solicitation of money from the to
tal student body of the Univer
sity. No organization may be per
mitted to drive for funds from
the total student body of the cam
pus without permission and ap
proval of AUF.
This year AUF raised $4,500,
This went to the Crusade for
Freedom, World Student Service
Fund and Lincoln Community
Chest.
Any on-campus organization
may drive through AUF by sub
mitting a request to the execu
tive board of AUF before April
15 and meeting with the execu
tive board some time this month.
The AUF drive is to be conducted
and the length determined upon
the recommendation of the or
ganization concerned.
The request should be sent to
Sarah Fulton, AUF Room 306.
Union.
A budget outlining specific
needs and expected receipts must
be included in the request. It is
understood that permission to
drive and the budget are subject
to the approval of the organiza
tional heads and executive board.
AUF will not drive for on
campus organizations seeking in
creased membership or funds for
general running expenses. Funds
collected for campus organizations
must be used for some all student
project.
Study Habits Lab
Will Open Soon
Students Interested in enroll
ing in remedial reading or study
tiabits improvements labs, which
.will begin the week of April 8,
tihould make arrangements this
week at the Junior Division
office In Temporary Building A.
. Remedial reading labs will
meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, or 11 to
52 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday. Study habits labs will
rneet 9 to 10 a.m. Monday and
We&Mwday or 4 to 5 p.m. Tues
day and Thursday.
Western Nebraska's Oil Wells
Interest Oklahoma Geologists
Oklahoma geologists are inter
ested in recent oil developments
in western Nebraska according to
a statement by Eugene C. Reed,
Nebraska associate state geologist.
Reed, who addressed the Tulsa
Geololigacl society recently, said
that many University graduates
hold responsible positions with
Oklahoma oil companies. Among
the men present at the Tulsa
meeting were Louis H. Lukert, di
vision geologist for the Texas
company and A. L. Beekley, chief
geologist for Mid-Continent Pe
troleum company.
Nebraska Geologists
E.G. Woodruff, first graduate
of the University department of
geology is consulting geologist in
Tulsa along with Wesley Gish,
Roscoe Shutt and Kent Kimball..
John Maher is with the oil and
gas division office of the U. S. de
partment of geological surveys in
Tulsa. Other Nebraska geologists
working in Oklahoma are Holger
Johnson of the Wilcox Oil com
pany and J. E. Upp of the Amer
ada Peteroleum corporation.
In his speech to the Tulsa Geo
logical society. Reed discussed the
surface and subsurface geology of
Nebraska. He emphasized the
1P4I oil discovery in the western
part of the state. This area now
hi a total production of four
thousand barrels a day.
Reed NU Expert
Reed is the outstanding Ne
braska geologist in the field of
logging underground oil and gas
wells. He is the asociate director
of the conservation and survey
division of the University.
The members of the Tulsa Geo
logical society include oil geolo
gists from Tulsa and surrounding
area in Oklahoma. Approximate
ly 200 members were present at
the meeting which Reed was in
vited to address.
Parking Plan
Panel April 11
"What can we do about Lin
coln's parking and traffic prob
lems?" This will be the discussed topic
at an informal panel discussion
to be held in Love library audi
torium at 8:15 p.m., Wednesday,
April 11.
This is the second of three
monthly meetings sponsored by
the Lincoln Junior Chamber of
Commerce. Ernest Weir is the
councilman in charge of the series
and Bill Palmer is chairman.
The moderator of this meeting
will be E. J. Faulkner, a member
of the Lincoln Chamber of Com
merce, The meeting is free of charge
and the public is invited to hear
the panel discussion and to take
part in the question and answer
session.
Spring Brings NU
Face-Lifting Job
Monday
All Cosmopolitan club members
Camouflage is an activity of the who are working on the Cosmo
engineers as in tne maKing or
maps and surveys. They make ex
tensive use of explosives and
demolitions, in laying mine fields
and destroying strategic enemy
roads and bridges.
Women May
Enlist in Navy
Women between the ages of 18
and 26 and enrolled in an ac
credited university may now en
list in the Naval reserve and ap
ply for a Navy commission.
Those interested must join the
United States Naval reserve and
attend two summer training pe
riods by the summer following
graduation. If they are not ac
cepted for the officers school, a
complete discharge may be ob
tained before August, 1951. Ap
plicants must contact' the naval
air station in Lincoln before
April 8.
The school will begin classes in
Chicago on July 9 and will last
six weeks. On the completion of
this course and the two training
periods, the women will obtain
a commission in the naval reserve
as an ensien on inactive dutv and
warmvai must meei in me union will receive regular navy pay.
ballroom, at 7 p.m. They will not be put into active
Community service and skeptics duty until an actual state of war
corner groups meet at 3 p.m. in 'exists.
Ellen Smitn hall. j
Representative council and of
militarist in America, and, except
for his nationality, might well
have been commander in chief
instead of Washington. He is di-
NU Bulletin
Board
Peacetime activities of the army 1 fice staff meet at 4 p.m., Ellen ' Animal Proleilt Cicular
Spring means a campus face
lifting job for the department of
building and grounds.
They are uprooting trees in
preparation for new landscaping. Plet tne reQmremerits of the ad
The victims of this uprooting vanced course ROTC are recom-
process will have new homes iu....u..
waiting ror tnem nn nthr narte : iicutcunnis ui
engineers include flood control
and harbor maintenance through
out the United States and its pos
sessions. Student veterans with a year
or more of honorable service in
the armed forces of the United
States, who will be under 27 years
of age at the beginning of the fall
term are eligible to apply.
Course Not Repeated
Those who have had over six
months but less than one year of
basic military science to establish
eligibility. The special one year
course for veterans will not be
repeated in the Army ROTC next
year.
Students who successfully corn-
Smith Hall.
Common beliefs for a world
church, human rights and con
ference coop meet at 5 D.m.. El
len Smith halL
of the campus, however.
In the vicinity of the Carillon
Tower, another tree replacement
project is going on. The spring
of 1952 will bring about the
the Officers Re
serve Corps, in their respective
branches. Distinguished graduates
may qualify for regular Army
Commission.
Further information may be ob
olantmtr of a flork of nw trs. tained in Koom- no. imiiiary nu
ce - .- Naval Science building.
the re-landscaping program is in
the process. The present trees
are being regrouped around the
columns.
Air Force ROTC
Lists Promotions
Air Force ROTC appointments
have been announced.
Lloyd Keller has been promoted
to master sergeant in squadron A.
Technical sergeants are Fred
Moshier, Wayne Handsby, Gordon
Krough and Doane Pickering.
Master sergeant of squadron B
is Donald Overholt Richard Wes
tin, Arthur Gross, Otto Schmidt
and Robert Johnson are technical
sergeants.
Butter Stumbaugh is squadron
B master sergeant The technical
sergeants arc Bernard Sprague,
William Cozier. John Wirsia and
Gustave Wolf.
Town Meeting Panel
To Discuss Modern Art
"Does Modern Art Make
Sense"? will be discussed on the
Town Meeting of the Air on Tues
day, April 10, at 8 p.m. over sta
tion KFOR.
Members of the panel discus
sion will be Stuart Davis, whose
paintings ate exhibited in gal
leries over the country; Thomas
Hart Benton, former director of
the Painting and Art Institute of
Kansas City, and Perry T. Rath
bone, director of the City Art Mu
seum of St. Louis.
Court Says Oath
At Cal Invalid
The University of California
loyalty oath is a threat to aca
demic freedom, warned the State
Appelate court at Sacramento,
Calif., recently.
The University board of re
gents was ordered to take back
18 professors they had fired upon
their refusal to sign a special
non-communist pledge.
Nearly 14 months had elapsed
since the board first told all
university employees to take a
non-communist oath or be fired.
Published by University
A revised circular which tells
in detail about animal protein fac
itor is off the press at the Uni
versity and is available at the
oifices of the Extension Annex.
Dr. Merle J. Brinegar, author
of the publication, gives an ex
planation of APF and Vitamin B
12. He discusses the value of an
tibiotics in swine feeding, how
they may be purchased and how
they should be fed to pigs.
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