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Vol. '51 No. 129
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Tuesday, May.!, 1951
23 Students Enter Delta
Sigma Rho Competition
Twenty-three students have
entered Delta Sigma Rho's an
nual intramural extemporaneous
epeecn contest to be held May 1
The entrants, from twelve cam
pus houses, will compete In the
A 40 and one-half billion dol
lar appropriation for military
spending in the fiscal year 1952
was requested Monday by Presi
dent Truman. The budget sub
mitted to congress called for
$61,104,254,390 in new taxes.
However, $20 billion of this would
not be spent immediately.
The budget, Truman said,
would help forestall "another and
snore frightening global war."
The president said that in the
event of another war, the money
requested would enable the arm
ed forces to stop the enemy and
strike at the centers of his power.
No Trial Necessary
To Fire Suspects
Government workers suspected
cf being disloyal may be fired
without a trial, the Supreme
Court decided by a 4 to 4 tie vote
The decision was made in the
case of Dorothy Bailey, an em
ployee of the U. S. Employment
service, fired because "reason
able grounds existed" for think
ing she might not be loyal to the
United States. Secret FBI re
ports were the basis of the report.
By a 5 to 3 vote, the court
decided that the decison did not
concern the validity of the en
tire loyalty program.
Red Forces Massing
For May Day Assault
Red forces were reported mass
ing for a possible May Day as
sault on the ruined city that was
United Nations forces were
probing from the defense arc
around the city against the reds.
UN guns, airplanes and eight
Inch batteries of the U. S. cruiser
Toledo blasted the reds in an
attempt to disrupt their prepar
ations for attack.
The reds were reported pour
ing vast .reinforcements into the
line around Seoul.
The opening sessions of the
eoneressional investigation o f
General MacArthur's dismissal
will be closed to the press.
This was decided by the senate
armed services and foreign re
lations committees. Transcripts of
the testimony will be available
as soon as it has been read to
insure that no military secrets
City to Elect
Lincoln's polls opened at 8 a.m.
this morning in the city's gen
eral election to choose candidates
for mayor, councilmen and school
Also on the ballot is a propo
sition providing for raising six
million dollars for the purchase
of sites and erection of school
houses and for building addi
tions and repairs.
Lincoln's election commissioner
predicted that about 18,000 votes
would be cast, if the weather is
The polls close at 7 p.m.
first round of the contest Tues
day at 7 p.m. in the Temple.
Half of them will speak again
Thursday in the second round of
the contest. Eight to ten entrants
with the highest accumulative
ratings in rounds one and two will
compete in the finals.
Each house is represented by
two speakers in the contest. The
winning house will receive an en
graved golden gavel.
The top ranking individual will
receive a silver cup.
Topics for the contest were
drawn Monday evening. They are
on the subject of current national
and international events.
The entrants are: Barbara Dur
land and Marylou Luther, Gamma
Phi Beta; Art Epstein and ficn
Garfinkle, Sigma Alpha Mu;
Rosanne McLauKhlln and Martha
Lee Miller, Kappa Alpha Theta;
Keith Skalla and Jack Warren,
Delta Tau Delta: Janls Crillv and
Sharon Frltzler, Delta Delta Delta;
iJoris Hanson and Janet Zlomke,
Kappa Delta; Jim Blschof, Corn
husker Co-op; Edwina Hokanson
and Tlsh Barry, Sigma Kappa:
Virginia Cooper and Lennle Step-
aneK, i-ni Beta Phi; Harris Carn-
aby and Tom Larsen (Bill Dugan
and Bill Huber). Sigma AlDha
jLpsuon; Rosemary Amos and
Beth Rohwer. Chi Omega: and
Jack Paap and Edgar McCoy, Phi
Graduating students wishing to
spent next year in Switzerland
should obtain an application form
for consideration as an exchange
student from Dr. Rosenlof, registrar.
Nine outstanding students of
the University department of
chemistry and chemical engineer
ing have received fellowships for
the 1951-52 school year, Dr. C. S.
Hamilton, department chairman.
The fellowships, ranclntr in
value from $1,200 to $2,100, have
been awarded to James E. Roller,
David B. Capps, John D. Scullv.
Philip J. Vanderhorst, Joe R.
Wlllard, Marjorle G. DeBrunner,
Arthur B. Beindorff, Jr., Frank
A. Bowen and David P. Sheetz.
Koller has been awarded a fel
lowship from the Minnesota Min
ing and Manufacturing company.
He received his bachelor and
master of science degrees from
Crelghton university and Is seek
ing a doctor's degree in physical
chemistry at the University.
The Samuel Avery Memorial
fellowship has been awarded to
Miss Marjorle G. DeBrunner. She
received the bachelor of science
degree at Kearney state teachers
college and will receive her mas
ter of science degree from the
University In June.
The DuPont Co. post-graduate
fellowship has been awarded to
Arthur B. Beindorff, jr., who will
receive his doctor's degree in bio
chemistry next year. He obtained
the bachelor and master of sci
ence degrees from the University.
Frank A. Bowen has received
the Standard Oil Co. (Indiana)
fellowship. Previously a student
at Hastings College, he will ob
tain the master of science degree
in June from the University.
The Eastman Kodak fellowship
has been awarded to David P.
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Prank A. Ibiwrn
Sheetz. He received his master's
degree at the University and is
now studying for a doctor's de
gree in inorganic-physical chem
istry. Parke Davis and Co. fellow
ships have been awarded to four
students Davtd B. Capps, John
D. Scully, Philip J. Vanderhorst
and Joe R. Willard.
Capps, Scully and Vanderhorst
received the master of science
degree from the University in
1950, while Willard received it
in January, 1951.
John I). Hrully
Student Council Will Hold Public Hearings
On Constitution Questions, Possible Changes
The Student. Council has set tion any part of the new consti
aside its next meeting, May 2, for
hearings on its new constitution.
Any groups or individuals who
wish to suggest changes or ques-
Carnival Midway,Outdoor Film
To Highlight Union's Birthday
Dancing under the stars, a car
nival midway and an outdoor
movie all this entertainment will
be found at the Union's "Topsy
Turvy Inside Out" party. To
usher in Ivy Day, the Union will
To Meet May 3-5
Three nationally known speak
ers will address the annual con
ference of the Nebraska Wel
fare association, May 3-5, on
"Social Planning in a Troubled
World" at the Cornhusker hotel.
Set for May 3
Special band awards and new
officers will be announced at the
annual University ROTC band
banquet Thursday, May 3.
The banquet, beginning at 6:30
p.m., is to be held in parlors X,
Y and Z of the Union. Members
of Gamma Lambda, band service
fraternity, are sponsoring the
banquet and program, which will
include several skits under their
Band awards, in the form of
"keys", will be presented to those
members of the band who are de
termined by vote to have dis
played outstanding interest, ser
vice and ability in band work.
The outcome of both band key
winners and band officers recent
ly elected by members of the
band, traditionally is kept secret
until the banquet.
All members of both the sym
phonic band and the brass choir
are urged to attend the event
which terminates the band's ac
tivities for the year. Members
may come with or without dates.
celebrate its thirteenth birthday
with the party Friday evening
from 8 to 12.
Couples will dance to the music
of Eddie Garner and his orches
tra. A portable dance floor will
be set up on the east lawn of
A carnival midway, wjith, booths
urmr prizes wtll'tnrr Set up Ufrthe
lawn. The outdoor movie will be
"Give My Regards to Broadway."
Student entertainment will be
featured during intermission.
Henry Cech will emcee the show.
The party Is free to all Uni
versity students. It is sponsored
by the Union special activities
committee, Tom Snyder, chair
man. Chuck Widmaier is sponsor
or the party.
The Union was born May 4,
1938. Its history began in 1930
with an initial drive. Ray Ram
say, then alumni secretary, and
Oscar Norling, editor of The Daily
Nebraskan, pushed original ideas
for a Union.
Members of the Alumni coun
cil, Innocents society and Stu
dent Council took up the fight.
There was much opposition and
many difficulties arising from
legal barriers. Petitions were cir
culated among students to deter
mine if they would be willing
to pay a small fee to defray the
cost of maintenance. Final plans
were made and construction be
gan in 1936.
tion are invited to present their
views before Ihe Council.
The hearings will be held in
room 315 of the Union at 4 p.m.
The Council approved the con
stitution, with a few minor
changes in wording and con
struction, as it was published in
the April 18 issue of The Daily
Faculty members of the joint
committee of Student Council
representatives and members of
the factulty-student affair com
mittee which drew up the new
constitution, will be on hand to
-; After the hearings, the student
Doay will vote on the constitution
in an all-campus election.
The student-faculty committee
With the resignation of Viginia
Koehler; the position of sorority
head was left open on the AUF
. Filings may be submitted by
Wednesday, May 2, for the posi
tion. Applicants must be of sopho
more standing next fall. They
must have a weighted average of
at least 5.0 and have had a year's
experience in AUF work.
Applications should be left in
the AUF office, Union Room 306
between 1 and 5 p.m. Tuesday.
At the time the application is filed
the student may sign up for an
interview. Interviews will be be
gun at 3 p.m. Wednesday 'by the
AUF executive board.
originally planned to revise only
the article in the old constitution
dealing with Council representa
tion, but careful study showed
that the whole constitution need
The committee, which has
workedl on the constitution since
September, feels that the revisens
make this constitution stronger
than the previous one nad makes
better rules for election, publicity
and general conduct.
By-laws will be drawn up later
so the whole may be submitted to
the Board of Regents for last ap
proval. The council urges all students
to , study the new constitution
thoroughly., and jrecoromend any.
constructive changes. Anyone
with recommendations may at
tend the meeting where they will
be considered by the student gov
erning body and the faculty members.
To Review ROTC
Three-Man Team to Arrive
For Federation Inspection
Visiting officers will inspect University ROTC and Air
Force ROTC facilities and training at the annual Federal
Inspection, May 2, 3 and 4.
Members of the ROTC inspecting team are: Col. James
W. Lockett, infantry, professor of military science, Knox
college, Galesburg, 111. ; Lt. Col. Woodford Nelson, Corps of
engineers, Purdue university, Lafayette, Ind., and Capt.
Robert Lee, artillery, University
Of Union Meet
For their money University
students get as much as any
and more than most out of their
Union, according to information
revealed to the University dele
gation at the Association of
College Union's annual conven
tion in Lansing, Mich, last week.
Other colleges have more
elaborate unions, it was pointed
out, but they charge regular
prices for use of their facilities.
Over 300 delegates represent
ing 105 universities and colleges
heard Gov. G. Mennen Williams
of Michigan, welcome the con
ferees. He spoke on the place
of college unions in the univer
The conference was divided
into discussion groups which
sought to arrive at some defi
nite means of improving union
systems and better future use of
college unions. Bob Mosher was
leader of one of the discussion
Duane Lake, Union director,
was succeeded as national chair
man by Kunckel of the Univer
sity of Michigan. Lake was given
a small silver gavel upon elec
tion of the new officers.
The conference moved to
Mount Pleasant, Mich., to ob
serve an example of a small
union at Michigan Central college.
The group was entertained by
billiard expert, Charlie Peterson.
A bowling exhibition was also
staged, by a leading . Michigan
Those attending the confer
ence were Betty Roessler, Mari
lyn Moomey, Bob Mosher, Gen
ene Grimm, Duane Lake. Chuck
Widmeier and Dick Walsh.
of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
The officers will conduct i.eir
inspection Wednesday and Thurs
day from 8 to 11 a.m. Cadets and
units selected at random will be
tested by the inspecting team at
3 p.m. Thursday.
The army, navy and air font
ROTC will participate in a pa
rade at 1 p.m. Thursday.
Officers inspecting air forte
units will represent the 10th Air
Force headquarters. They are:
Col. Richard Gimble, director and
comptroller, headquarters, ICtli
air force; Lt. Col. Lynn R. Moore,
professor of air science and tac
tics, University of Kansas; and
Maj. Thomas J. Hardy, 10th air
The air force officers will in
spect administration, facilities,
and classroom exercises on Wed
nesday and Thursday. They will
be guests at the Chamber of
Commerce luncheon Wednesday
and at the University Club lun
cheon on Thursday.
The officers will give a critique
of inspection Friday.
Both inspecting teams will con
fer with the Chancellor and Uni
versity officials at 11 a.m. on
YM-YW Members Attend
District Meet at Kearney '
Refunds on Kosmet Klub
show tickets will be made
Tuesday and Wednesday
from 4:30 to 5 p. m. in The
Daily Nebraskan office.
To Check Makeup
Six members of the Cornhusker
staff will leave Sunday, May 6
for Iowa City, la., where they
will proofread the yearbook.
Betty Green Kennedy, Jackie
Hoss, Jackie Sorensen, Dick Bil
lig, Dick Kuska and Jack Barn
hart will check page makeup
and proofread the Cornhusker
which will be ready for distribu
tion to students the first week of
exams. - The staff will return
Selective Service Suggests
Legal Draft Dodging Methods
Sixteen University , members
YMCA and YWCA members at
tended a joint conference of the
Nebraska district at Kearney last
Rev. James Chubb of Grand Is
land was the main speaker at the
meeting which discussed leader
ship and training in Y work. All
Nebraska colleges had represent
atives at the conference where
several University students
played an active part.
Paul Fenske acted as chair
man of the conference.
Alice Anderson led a discus-1
sion of profession planning. She
headed one of several Y commis
There is a way to dodge the
Yes, that's right. YOU can for
get your draft board and enjoy
yourself at the same time.
Simple. Go abroad this sum
mer. Local draft boards were re
cently authorized to issue per
mits to leave the United States
to young men who wish to travel
abroad this summer, according to
word received by the Council on
Student Travel from the Selective
What was that remark about
the high cost of traveling?
Guest Soloists to Take Important Roles
In Choral Union Presentation of 'Aida'
1VT Til A !J
Never worry about money. You lilW X lull
can go to Le Harve for as little I 1t m
as $230! Round trip! (jallerV 1 OlirS
Under the auspices of the Coun
cil on Student Travel, student
ships leave for Europe June 8,
June 25 and July 6. Westbound
sailing dates are August 25 and
The trip across the Atlantic
takes nine days, but you won't
have to waste your time (if you
count draft-dodging as wasting
A shipboard orientation pro
gram, consisting of movies, lan
guages, lectures and discussions
of European culture and prob
lems, will be offered to student
If that doern't sound like a
summer heaven, you SHOULD be
"Gallery conversation, a new
idea originated by Norman Geske,
is intended to help the Sunday
visitors to the University art gal
lery get new enjoyment out of
pictures and other artl works.
Dave Cargo, University YM
president, served as master of
ceremonies at a banquet follow
ing the conference.
Doris Carlson, delegate to the
national assembly in Oxford, O.,
reported on the national assem
bly held during Christmas vaca
tion. Coeds attending the confer
ence were: Muriel Softley, Ge
neva Berns, Alice Anderson,
Donna Tinkham, Doris Carlson,
Donna Fredrickson, Jean Davis,
Charleen Colbert and Ruth Shinn
Men attending the meet: Don I
Reeves, Dave Cargo, Paul Fenske, I
Bill Barnes, Bob Conover, Steve
Eberhardt and Harold Tegler.
May 1-8 Intramural con
test. May 3 ROTC federal in
spection, Band banquet.
May 4 Orchesis, pre-Or-chesis
annual spring concert,
Student Union birthday party.
May 5 Ivy Day.
May 6 Tassels' Pledge
Tea, Gulscppi Verdi's opera,
"AMa," YWCA May Morn
ing breakfast. Teachers' col
lege tea, Film: "The Razor's
May 7 Class schedules
available, "Lord's Will," one
May 8 "Lord's Will," one
act play, Student Union
May 10 Home Economics
May 11 Starlight Terrace
Ball at Ag Union.
May 12 Student Union
May 13 Theory recital in
May 14 Yugoslavia am
bassador speaking at Univer
May 14-16 Fall and sum
May 17 Symphonia con
cert. May 20 Film: "Iron Cur
tain." May 22 Final Eaminations
May 30 Memorial Day, no
Chess lessons and theory
recitals every Wednesday.
Young Demos to Organize Tonight
Today Tuesday is Young
Democrats' Day at the Univer
sity. They will meet tonight at 7 p.m.
in Parlor A, Union, to organize
and elect temporary officers.
The organization, the Young
Democrats of the University, will
have a four-point purpose:
1. To train leadership for the
Democratic party in Nebraska.
2. To make students politically
3. To acquaint Democrats with
4. To discuss current party is
sues. All interested University stu
dents are invited to attend the
AWS, KK to Sponsor Ivy Day Sing
For Thirty-Seven Campus Organizations
Guests soloists will take im
portant roles in the performance
of "Aida" by the University
Choral Unioi., Sunday afternoon.
J. Dayton Smith, tenor, a for
mer University music instructor,
will sing the role of Radames. He
is now at the University of Flori
da. Formerly a member of the
St. Olaf choir, Smith is a well
known midwestern soloist.
The lead baritone role of
Amonasro will be sung by Dale
B. Ganz, baritone. A member of
(Courtesy of Jouml-SUr)
the University faculty, Ganz islFffinQS Extended
known as a soloist and choir di- O
Margaret Goldsmith, soprano
of Falls City, will sing the role
of Aida. She has studied at the
University and in Kansas and
New York City.
Lodema Poaster, mezzo-soprano,
will sing the role of
Amneris. A soloist with nationally-known
she is now a voice teacher at
Phillips university in Enid, Okla.
University students, Lloyd
Lotspeich and Jeanette Schwe
ser, will sing the roles of King
of Egypt and Egyptian High
Princess, respectively. Lotspeich
will also take the part of the
Egyptian high priest.
The concert will be directed
by Dr. Arthur Westbrook, head
of the University School of Fine
Arts. Prof. Emanuel Wishnow north portion, today; cooler west
will conduct the University sym- portion; Wednesday: partly
phony orchestra. cloudy, -varmer in west; dimln-
The opera will be presented at Ishing vinds Tuesday; high Tues-
the Coliseum at 3 p.m. Sunday, day: 50, west, to 65, east.
Coll-Agri Fun board
have been extended to
Positions open include two men
and one woman who must be
juniors next year. Ag sophomores
are eligible to apply. To date,
only two men have filed for the
Application blanks may be se
cured from the Dean's office in
The Coll-Agri Fun board is
made up of three juniors and
three seniors. They are the ones
responsible for planning the an
nual Coll-Agri Fun Night, an all
Thirty-seven organizations will
participate in the Ivy Day sing
Saturday morning and afternoon.
The inter-sorority sing spon
sored by AWS will start at 10:50
a.m. Groups entering, their songs
and directors are:
1. Alpha Chi Omega: "Toast"
2. Alpha Omicron Pi: "Love
ly Girl of AOP" Virginia Nord
3. Alpha Phi: "Two Bright
Stars" Jan Schweser.
4. Alpha Xi Delta: "Someday"
5. Chi Omega: "Oh, What a
Beautiful Morning" Jo Ann
6. Delta Delta Delta: "Crescent
Moon" Janice Fullerton.
7. Delta Gamma: "My DG
Love" Suzanne Koehler.
8. Gamma Phi Beta: "My
Gamma Phi Sweetheart" Bar
bara Young. "
9. Kappa Alpha Theta:: "Theta
Lips" Caroline Rogers.
10. Kappa Delta: "In My Kap
pa Delt Garden of Dreams" Pam
11. Kappa Kappa Gamma: "In
the Still of the Night" Phoebe
12. Pi Beta Phi: "When Day
Is Done" Nancy Norman.
13. Sigma Kappa: "The Halls
of Ivy" Pat Olson.
14. Residence Halls for Wo
men: "Be My Love" Helen Jean
15. International House: Alo
hana" Florentine Crawford.
16. Love Memorial hall: "In
the Still of the Night" Jean
17. University hospital nurses:
"You'll Never Dalk Alone"
18. Rosa Bouton hall: "Will
You Remember" Darleen Fiscus.
At 1:15 p.m. the inter-fraternity
sing will begin. The group's
songs and directors are:
1. Farm House: "Halls of Ivy"
2. Pi Kappa Phi: "The Desert
Song" Butch Palmer.
3. Phi Rho: "Soon, Ah Will Be
One" Gordon Johnson.
4. Beta Sig: "The Riff Song"
5. Sigma Chi: "Zekiel Saw Da
Wheel" Charles Curtiss.
6. Phi Delta . Theta: "You and
the Night and the Music" Dick
7. Sigma Phi Epsilon: "You'll
Never Walk Alone" Gilbert
8. Zeta Beta Tau: "By the
Light of the Silvery Moon"
9. Tau Kappa Epsilon: "You'll
Never Walk Alone" Bob Van
10. Delta Upsilon: , "Meadow
lands" Bob Johnson.
11. Alpha Gamma Rho: "Mov
ing Along" Ken Clement.
12. Alpha Tau Omega: "Po' Ole
Lazarus" Win Cady.
13. Beta Theta Pi: "For the
Staunchest" Hugh Follmer.
14. Phi Kappa Psi: "Clap Your
Hands" Herb Jackman.
15. Kappa Sigma: "You'll
Never Know" Jack Davis.
16. Delta Tau Delta: "The
Good Fellow I've Been" Tom
17. Sigma Alpha Epsilon: "The
Desert Song" Lee Keller.
18. Phi Gamma Delta: "Alou
ette" Jerry Solomon.
-9. Sigma Nu: "True Blue"
Kosmet Klub Is sponsoring the
Ivy Day sing.
A traveling trophy will be pre
sented to the first place winners
and permanent plaques will be
awarded to the first three place
Following the inter-fraternity
sings, Symphonia, national mens
music fraternity, will present a
number. The winners of the sing
will be announced after the Sym
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