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Monday, September 24, 1951
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Red Cross Officials' Coffee Hour
Red Cross "Jnlverslty unit chair.
MAM M A T A 1
ment met at a coffee hour in the t
union aaturday morning.
University board members at
tending were Joan Hanson, presi
dent: Kathy' Swingle, secretary;
Pat Wiedman, vice-president; Bill
Adams, treasurer; Sharon Neff,
orthopedic; Jo Berry, Gladys
Novotny and Marlene Mecke, vet
erans; Joyce Johnson, handicraft;
Suiaan Stoll, mental hospital;
Joe Raben, water safety; Ira
Epstein, penitentiary; Bob La-
Sheila, entertainment; Tom Sny
der, special aacttvities; John
Gibbs. fraternity bead for blood
program; Carl Trumbull, civil
defense; Bill Hofeard, motor
corps; Virginia Poppe, Gray
Laadies; Ruth Raymond, public
ity. T-anrnstAr oAiintv chairmen are
Mrs. Blanchard Anderson, volun-ifS
tecr services; Mrs. Frank
arts and skills; Mrs. Merle
canteens; Mrs. Richard Smith
terlamment and instruction
W. W. Putney, Gray Lady;
Mrs. C. F. McAdams, pro
ductions; Mrs. Clair Sloan, motor
service; Mrs. John Unthank,
nurses aides Mrs. Harry Simon,
staff aide; Mrs. Everett Angle,
survey and training; Mrs. John
Curtiss, recruitment and referral;
Mrs. Helen Welsh, recognition and
uniforms; Lloyd C. Jenkins, di
rector of safety service;
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STRICTLY SOCIAL . . . The Lancaster county and the campus
Red Cross chapters met Saturday to get acquainted. At the serv
ing table (I. to r.): Mrs. Blanchard Anderson, chapter volunteer
service chairman; Susan Stahl, RCCU blood chairman; Mr. Lloyd
Corp, fund campaign chairman and Virginia Toppe, grey lady
John Agee, first aid; Mrs, Vir
ginia Roberts, water safety; Joe
Fenton, disasters; Lloyd Corp,
fund raising; tVinfield Eimcn,
blood program; Mrs. Ellery
Davis, Junior Red Cross; Del
Llenemann, blood recruitment;
Dorothy Amand, Harold Hill.
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BROTHERLY PRIDE That is the feeling which Boyd G. Carter (r.), chairman of the department
f romance languages, displays as he points out his brother, Ross, author of "Those Devils in Baggy
Pants," to Jane Randall (1.), feature editor of The Daily Nebraskan.
By JAXE RANDALL
"I feel limp being strangely
mixed up with a manuscript that
has possibilities of becoming
He took the title for it from a
diary found on a German soldier
who told how the Germans feared
paratroopers, whom they called
a j "Devils in Baggy Pants."
He dedicated it, Boyd Carter
"It was fascinating," Carter
said. "Because my brother and
I were of similar temperament
and nature, I could more or less
see thing through his eyes.
"In fact," he went on, "in work
ing with the manuscript, I found
Hills of Gold ...
A series of Audubon screen
tours will begin Friday, Sept. 28,
with a film story of the Black
Hills entitled "In the Hills of
The movie will be shown by
Dr. Olin S. Pcttingill Jr., of
Carletin colege, Northfield, Minn.,
at 8 p.m. in Love Memorial
Five programs featuring natur
alists and wildlife photographers
will be presented during the year
under the auspices of the Uni
versity extension division and
state museum and the National
Other programs in the illus
trated lecture series, which
feature natural color motion
pictures of wildlife and wilder
ness scenery from all parts pf
the continent, are as follows:
Oct, 2?, "Lakelore" by
Howard L. Orians; Febr. 8,
"Canada North" by Bert Har
well; March 4, "Animals Be
ware" by Howard Cleaves, and
May 1, "Wildlife Down East"
by Carl W. Buchheister.
Season tickets for the five pro
grams may be purchased for $2.40
at the bureau of audio-visual in
struction in Room 11 of Archi
tectural hall or at the state mu
seum in tocm 101 of Morrill hall.
Single admission tickets are 60 !
! Friday's film tour of the Black
Hills presents the area as "a sort
!of island 6,000 square miles of
green- growing life surrounded
by a sea of semi-arid desert
I wastes. Wild birds and animals in
their native haunts are the lead
players in this motion picture set
in a unique and historic area."
Dr. Pettingrill was graduated
from Bowdoin college and re
ceived his Ph. D. 'cgree in or
nithology from Cornell uni
versity. He is now associate
professor of zoology at Carleton
college, and the University of
Michigan biological station at
A well-known bird specialist,
Dr. Pcttingill has published many
articles in technical and popular
magazines. His "Laboratory and
Field Manual of Ornithology" is
used in a number of colleges and
universities. The final results of
his seven-year study of the
American woodcock were pub
lished as a monograph by the
Boston Society of Natural History.
Dr. Pettingill was recently
commissioned to write the section
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OFFICIAL WELCOME FROM THE DEAN . . . Marjorie Johnston, dean of women, extends the of
ficial greetings of the University to freshmen women at her annual reception. Miss Johnston, right,
is talking with Bickey Nedrow. Others in the picture are (1. to r.): Delores Garret, Sharon Fritzler
and Nancy Button.
Hundreds of University women
were guests of Dean of Women
Help Ox-Yoke Missing!
Miss Marjorie Johnston, at a tea
Dean Johnston and her staff Has any fraternity house on the; it was taken by fraternity men
greeted women students andcampUS acquired an ox-yoke this from some university in the
house chaperons from 3:30 to 5:30 summer? region.
p.m. in Ellen Smith hall. Speciali ,, . . t
ivimci s uiiu onup ixi j. iic ua- uivc, iviio. iviinci owl-
Park, Colorado, has lost their ox-ed, is expensive and irreplaceable,
yoke. According to a letter re-j If any knows the whereabouts
ccived by the Dean of Student of this valuable article, they are
Affairs, the owners suspect that j requested to notify the owners.
freshmen and new!
Nancy Button, president of
AWS, and Sharon Fritzler,
president of Mortar Board,
greeted guests at the door. In
the receiving line were Mrs.
R. G. Gustavson, Dean Johns
ton; Helen Snyder, assistant
Dean of Women; and Mary
Augustine, assistant to the Dean
Kampus Kues Star Coed Series
Campus Know-How, newly iKues, will include a discussion on.
planned series for freshmen coeds, INLTs do's and don't's by Nancy
will be inaugurated Wednesday i Button and Marilyn Moomey,
Refreshments were served from jn Love Library auditorium at 5 president and vice president of
tables decorated with candles and p m. I AWS respectively.
'Previously Mortar Board and On the agenda will be a film
Mrs. Arthur Westbrook, Mrs.jCoed Counselors SDOnsored seoar- on camous etiauette.
Frank Henzlik. Mrs. Arthuriato nroframs throuchout the vear ScholarshiD -vill be the
on hii-d nrpv fnr tho WnriH jHitchcock, Mrs. G. W. Koseniot, for new Coeds. Oct. 3 and activities Oct 9.
Book encyclopedia. ISi.V mTsoT TL" MrTi For the flrst tlmc Coed Coun- Mary Hubka, president of Coed
fii r, " . .." selors and Associated Women; Counselors, advised freshmen
Thompson presided at the .,, . . Oor ,iLt , 'j u v
. 'three coed orientation programs. How series to their "new student
Members of the professional! The' first pr0gram, Kampus iorientation must list"
music sororities furnished back- .
ground music, Barbara Gillmore,'. If At A ri a
Delta Omicron, and Kathleen Wil- Uncle 5am ASKS ActlVG SerVICG BOOSt
son, Mu Phi Epsilon, were at the TT , . i
piano during the first hour. I. Uncle Sam has spoken for an-serve from four to five years.
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Since 1939 Dr. Pettingill has cnia p2":
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million people in the United
States and Canada. To obtain the
pictures which he uses in his lec
tures he has traveled a hundred
thousand miles and has exposed
nearly 25 miles of film.
The National Audubon society,
originator of the screen tour
programs, is one of the largest
conservation organizations in
the world. It has enrolled more
than 8,000,000 boys and girls in
Audubon Junior clubs, where
learn an appreciation of nature.
Ag College Issues
These were the words of Boyd ; explained, "as a tribute to the
vi. unci, uiaiimaii ui m uc- jj iuufeni. mun6 oiui. i" u"u myseu nenunc. lovinE ana lauen-iM
partment of romance languages, a monument to their memory. !jng right along with the boys of rQrkina Permits
uaon receiving notice from the! He wanted their deeds to sur- 504." yiwimiu
reader's Digest that the bookjvive." I Hp sHmittpH hnr that st vfarPn Pennits will be avail-
u,Sir.v, hie ,mthPr "Rnss wrote and After re-enlistine in November'.."6 BQ. ,ovle ,r ln?l llable m the Ag Union on Tues-
he edited, is appearing as a con- of the same year, Ross Carter ZZZl wir w Z!d5: Wednesday and Thursday,
densation in the October issue of! never able to finish the manu-;f 'n tm.ph 1. fIlt ,ilr" ,1 ;hA l?eP- , 26 and 27 from 8 ajn.,
' , . , ,!to o p.m,
that magazine. script which he had begun. He
That book is entitled "Those volunteered for service with The
Devils in Baggy Pants." It is a 'Task Force Frigid, an Airborne
portrayal of the life of Company j Experimental Unit testing win
C of the 504th parachute infan- ter equipment in Alaska. After
try, 82nd airborne division. Ross making one jump he was sent
Carter was a member of this ; home because of illness.
group one of three out of a di
vision of 40 men who survived
hand-to-hand combat at the Bat
tle of the Bulge in World War II.
After the campaigns in North
Africa, Sicily, Salerno, Vol
turno, Casino, Anzio, Holland,
France and finally the Battle of
the Bulge, Ross was discharged
In June of 1945. It was then
that he began working on the
manuscript for "Those Devils
in Baggy Pants."
He died of cancer April 18, 1947.
Shortly before his death, how
ever, he called on his brother,
Boyd, for assistance. It was the
job of editing and redrafting that
he wanted done.
"We spent hours and hours,"
Carter said, "talking over
changes and revisions that he
So, Carter went to wortt. He
spent the entire summer of 1950
editing the manuscript.
been there fighting along side of
the men in the 82nd division.
While the manuscript was
still in the editing process, one
of its first chapters, "How
Tranquil the Desert," was pub
lished in the "Prairie Schooner,"
University literary magazine.
That was in the spring of 1948.
Then the Reader's Digest de
cided to use it as the lead-off
chapter for their condensation.
The chapter itself tells of the
Roberts, Sigma Alpha Iota,
played violin duets during the
second hour. They were ac
companied by Janice Fullerton.
NROTC students and an option tenure for contract NROTC stu
on an additional year. dents from six to eight years.
An Act of Congress, passed in' Of course, as one naval stu
June, increases active service of dent remarked, "It doesn't make
ecStivTdS oW&adl!1 0f time in the-naval re-!frozen commission,"
eline Girard, secretary of Panhel
lenic council; Katherine Parks,
director of counseling and activ
ities at Women's Residence halls;
Mrs. R, H. Hastain, Mrs. Verne
Huff and Mrs. Adele Hurley, head
residents of freshmen halls; and
members of Mortar Board.
150 Veterans Tour
Ag College Campus
White To Head Coll-Agri-Fun
Ht.nno.n4-;H 4UA Un-4nH;- ' J . '
niauuii ii anu ucsniiime sucicer to park on Ap rammic
nf thA S filian ramnaitm fnr thA L n un flj campus,
paratroopers of the 82nd division.
Since the Reader's Digest pub
lished this condensation, the
magazine has received letters from
General Matthew Ridgway, one
time commander of the 504th
paratroop division, and General
Mark Clark, commander in Italy
Students applying for permits
must bring their automobile reg
istration, their identification card
and fill out an application. A
twenty-five cent fee is paid upon I Veterans taking on-the-farm
validation of the application. j training toured the Ag college
University police will issue camPus Thursday. Approximately
stickers at Ag Hall during the'150 men rom Howells, Coleridge
time the permits are sold at thAd Burr. Neb- and Hamburg,
Ag Union. ila attended.
These permits are the same as
those sold on the city campus.
Students do not need a different
board within another week to re-jduring World War II. Both men
place Dick Young, who did not , praised the book very highly, Car
ter reported. Reader's Digest has
Wayne White, Ag College jun
ior, was elected manager of Coll-
Apri-Fun board at the oreaniza- return to school.
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tion's first meeting. rauunt w uci,.- in speakinB of the condensation
werel mental organizations on Ag Cam- that Reader's Digest has published
pus will be included in tne sKits and tne letters tnai nave oeen re-
as well as oreanized houses. ceived in regard to tne dook, car.
Last year's winner was
Other Officers elected
Joyce Shaner, assistant manager,
nd Jo Knotts, secretary.
Coll-Agri-Fun board sponsors a
prpgram of skits and curtain acts
in the fall of each year. The board
announced that this year's skit
eight is Oct.. 20.
Another member to the board to the winning skit and a cash
Will be elected by the present prize to the wmning curtain act.
sent him copies of the letters.
"I couldn't think of a
House fraternity with "Good
Knight Irene." The "Play With
out Words" by YMCA. was the
winner in the curtain acts.
A traveling plaque is presented
Inn - : -J
The book itself in complete
length is just off the press. It
went on sale Thursday, Sept. 20.
Wenstrand Plugs Tryouts
Wenstrand spoke at the The-iDowning, Charles Kossow and
atre'a free variety show in the Charles Peterson.
Union ballroom. Jack Wenstrand, business mana-
The preceding program included ger for University Theatre, Sat-
rftiot Hr Marilvn 'Lehrlurday urged all interested stu-
Moh in H,
nd Jack Ched ester, two dance
elections by Jack Moore and
Mary Kay Tolliver, and a one-act
play, 4The Marriage Proposal,"
starring Anton Checov, Diane
dents to try out for parts in
"Othello," the Theatre's first play
of the season.
The tryouts will be conducted
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
of this week at the Temple.
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