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Monday, October 15, 1951
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Double Trouble ...
Dixie Or Doana, Who's Who?
Friends, Family Mix Up Twins
"Dixie! No, I'm Donna."
. Dixie and Donna Borgaard,
twins from Lincoln, have to say
these words countless times dur
ing the day.
As freshman students at NU
they are often asked the question
"which one are you," not only by
teachers, students, and relatives,
but also their mother.
Dixie and Donna are the same
height and weight. They are both
Mthanded and and received the
same grades throughout school.
Golf is their favorite sport and
some students label them as "reg
ular pros." Donna, this summer,
v on the consolation honors in the
v --man's division of the City
tf '". 'nament.
Many funny incidents have hap
pncd to them. In fact, they seem
to have hilarious times every day
bcmse of mixups.
When they were five years old
they both received new snow suits.
Playing around the yard they
jumped over a fence around a
flower bed and both tore their
snow suits in the same place.
(Thre guesses where, and the first
two don't count!)
A few years ago the movie "Son
of Lassie" sponsored a contest to
name kinds of dogs after seeing
the pictures. The winner would
receive a collie. Not knowing
Donna entered the contest, Dixie
entered too. As a result they tied
for first place and received a col
lie named Laddies which they still
Dixie answered the door one
night to let in Donna's blind date.
"Are you ready to go" was asked
Dixie after a few minutes and she
promptly replied "no!"
He proceeded in giving her a
long line of talk about girls never
being ready for their dates. When
Donna entered the room the girls
faced a slightly embarrassed
Since we are in the heart of our
football season . your reporter
asked them what they thought of
the games. "We have a motto we
use every Saturday," they said.
"We're out tw'in!"
When asked their favorite school
subject, they answered French.
They are in their fourth year
French. Their major is undecided,
but both are in the same curriculum.
"feral"1 Methodist Missionary To Visit
Universitv Grouos This Week
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TWIN TROUBLES . . . Dixie and Donna Borgaard create conru
sion wherever they go. Even members of their family and their
best friends can not tell these freshmen coeds apart. (Daily Ne
Hindus To Discuss Russian
Life At Second Convocation
Anyone who can "parlez Fran
ks" or "habla de espanol" and
who is enrolled in a University
language course, is welcome to
come to meetings of the Spanish
or French club," according to Dr.
Floyd D. Carter, chairman of the
department of romance languages.
The Spanish club holds its
first meeting of the year in
October and elections are held
soon after. The faculty sponsor
is Dr. Carney and last year's
president is Donald Innls.
The French Club will hold its
first meeting Oct. 31 at 4 p.m.
Mrs. Jane Dean is faculty spon
sor and Robert Kelliger is presi
dent. Officers will be elected
Phi Sigma Iota, a national ro
mance language honorary, will
meet three times this semester.
On Oct. 18 Marilyn Patterson
will present a paper, "El Inca
Garcilaso De La Vega." Another
paper, "Arthur Rimbaud," will be
presented by Pat Wiedman at this
meeting. TLis will also be guest
night and election of officers.
Initiation for new members of
Phi Sigma Iota will be held. No
vember 18. Lois Fredricks will
speak on "Contemporary French
Arts" after the initiation.
Dec. 6, the last meeting
f the first semester, Jackie
Hoss will rive a talk on "Span
ish Garcilaso De La Vera."
Margaret Trumble will present
"Carlos Siguenza y Congara."
There are eight undergraduate
members, of Fhi Sigma Iota. Don
old Innis is president; Pat Wied
man, vice president: Doris Mc
Murray, secretary-treasurer: and
Dr. Floyd Carter,
"After Stalin who and what?"
This Question will be answered
by Maurice Hindus, Russian-born
author and reporter, at the next
all-Universitv convocation. Nov.
19 at 11 a.m. All classes will be
Hindus' life reveals the pattern
of his lectures and writings. When
Hindus was 14 years old, his
father died. He then left Russia
and came to America. Here he
worked as an errand boy, while
he learned the English language
at night school. He later attended
Colgate university and Harvard.
As a free-lance writer, he spent
several months in 1922 with the
Russian Doughobars in western
Canada. Then Glenn Frank, Cen
tury magazine editor, com
missioned Hindus to go to Russia
to write about conditions there .
The resulting articles event
ually became his first book "Red
Bread." He has since written
eight other books, including an
autobiography and two novels.
He recently completed a special
assignment for his publisher,
Independent Students associa
tion will hold an open meeting
today at 5 p.m., Union Room 316.
It was decided at the last open
meeting that meetings for all in
dependents would be the first
and third Monday of the month.
ISA memberships may be
obtained today or at the Ac
tivity Mart Wednesday for
$1.50 per semester or $2.50 per
According to Bristol Turner,
president, membership offers use
of ISA office facilities, social
hours, annual dinner, car and
book pool and lntramaural sports.
Plans for ISA homecoming de
dedications and float will be
made at today's meeting. All
students interested in working on
committees for homecoming
should attend the meeting said
The regional ISA convention is
to be held Oct. 26 and 27 at Colo
rado Sprnigs. Persons interested
in attending this convention
should contact the executive com
mittee at the meeting today.
At the ISA regional confer
ence, finance, social activities,
membership, leadership and re
lationship to campus organiza
tions will be on the convention
agenda, Turner said.
ISA teams are being selected for
intramural bowling, rifle teams,
swimming and basketball. Other
teams will be organized later. Per
sons interested should contact Bob
corresponding Bollman from 2 to 3 p.m. daily at
I the ISA office. Union Room 309.
Doubleday and Company, and for
the New York Herald Tribune.
On this job he spent almjst a
year in the Middle East, gathering
chiefly human interest material.
To NSA Group
Dr. John Keltner, University of
Oklahoma staff member and
president of the Central States
Speech Association, spoke Satur
day at a luncheon in the Union. It
was part of the annual meeting of
the Nebraska Speech Association.
The meeting was conducted by
President Walter H. Murrish, pro
fessor of speech at Nebraska Wes
leyan. Participants in the program in
cluded Mrs. Elizabeth Reeder,
Northeast High School, registra
tion; Dallas S. Williams, director
of the University Theatre; Miss
Norma Hansen, Lincoln City
Schools, speech correction.
Miss Jean Kinnie, Grand Island,
forensics; Walter Mueller, Concor
dia College, fundamental of speech
teaching; Bruce Linton, University
of Omaha, and Phil Allen, KOIL
newsman, the place of radio in
About 150 Nebraska high school
and college speech teachers were
reports, the Student Directory
staff has had a few little pro
blems. The information which they
received on some of the blanks
they asked to be filled out has
proved to be slightly confusing.
One of the things requested
is the college which the student
is in. Evidently what flashed
flashed into some people's
minds was, "College Uni
versity of Nebraska."
And that's exactly what some
of them put down.
. Then too, the reasoning be
hind "fraternity or sorority"
must have been "male or
female,' ' because one card
came up with "sorority" printed
boldly in the blank.
After that, how is the Direc
tory staff to blame for those
Did you know that your water
supply is checked daily for all
types of pollution? A sample of
water is taken from the Ashland
main at 26th and O streets and
throughly checked by the Bacter
iology department of the Uni
versity for pollution caused by
sewage and non-sewage.
Durine each month, nearly 100
tpsts arp marie from samples of
water taken from different spots.
Fermentation tests, among others,
reveal the number of narmiui
bacteria in the water.
All laboratories which examine
water must be certified oy tne
United States Public Health serv
ice. This assures regular inspec
tions with standarized tests. The
inspections include checks on ap
paratus such as incubators, steril
izing machines, media used, and
Water is filtered naturally ana
starts its journey from usniana.
The first check on the water is
made at 26th and O street plant
after it reaches Lincoln. Then the
water goes to the A street pump
ing station, from which it is piped
to all homes, business establish
ments and public places.
Safety measures include cmor
ination of water with a second
check made at the pumping sta
tion for pollution. Through this
we are assured of completely safe
Miss Elizabeth Johannaber from
the board of missions of the
Methodist church an dthe Student
Volunteer Movement for Chris
tian Missions will be on campus
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs
day, Oct. 16 through 18.
She will tell of the program of
the sixteenth quadrennial SVM
conference to be held at the Uni
versity of Kansas, from Dec. 27,
1951, to Jan. 2, 1952.
The theme of the conference
is "Christians in a World in
Struggle." This year is the time
to find a place in God's pur
poses by re-examining, in the
light of what God is doing, our
culture, our home and foreign
missionary movements, our
churches in North America, our
own lives to find out why we
seem so inadequate to meet the
challenges and opportunities
confronting us, Miss Johanna
Miss Johannaber has recently
returned from Communist China
after three and a half years, many persons touring the United
Serving as director of a program States to strengthen the underly
for training of kindergarten teach- ing current of the need of the
ers she had a unique opportunity church all over the world home,
to become acquainted with and campus, and abroad,
counsel Chinese young people. In China, she said, they do
"Every Christian student has a and think in groups where here
responsibility for being a Chris- we do and think as individuals,
tion," she said. Therefore when they convert
Miss Johannaber is one of the people to Christianity thev join
as a group, she said. At least
nine-tenths of the people that
become Christians, Miss Johan
aber declared, are Christians
just because every one else de
cided to believe in the faith.
Missionaries are now trying
to strengthen the faith of those
who have desired to believe in
Christianity, she said.
A midwesterner, Miss Johan
naber is a graduate of Omaha
university and has done graduate
work at the University of Minne
sota, Ohio State and Yale Insti
tute on Far Eastern Languages.
She majored in the fields of edu
cation and psychology while in
Miss Johannaber will be the
guest speaker at the YM-YW
meetings Tuesday and Wednesday
evenings, and the city YM meet
ing on Wednesday evening.
During her stay on campus she
will hold personal conferences
with any who are interested in
the work she represents. Appoint
ments for interviews may be made
by calling the Wesley Foundation
Methodist student house office,
Lentz Molds High School
Bands Into Unified Group
Classes To End Tuesday
Functions and duties of organ
izational officers will be discussed
at the parliamentary procedure
meeting at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in
The meeting is the second and
last ooen class conducted by the
department of speech to explain
BY JANE RANDALL
The Cobs and Tassels were not
alone in their preparation for
Band Day Saturday.
While they were fashioning the
mass of color into something in
the show card section, Donald
Lentz, director of the University
marching band, was molding a
hunk of variegated color into half
That hunk of rainbow hnps wjis
a group of more than 35 high race-
school bands gathered from all1 Then the count drops back to
over tne state. jone. The designated ranks start, students in dancing on Wednes
uraers Doomea irom ine louaito march around the respective days from 7 to 9 p.m. in the ball-
apcan.ci. n wdve ui musical in- sections. That lnvn vos lfi stpns
tnleFll Another "about face" follows
j ll- "this. From that Dosition. the mov-
Next came tne maneuvering.
It assumed the form of box
turns. Indeed, to anyone who
had never performed them be
fore, the idea mieht seem quite
In the first place, it requires
quite a bit of counting. The lead
off is a mark-time in place for
twelve drum beats. On 13 and
14, the two outside ranks of each
of the four sections do an "about
Begin Oct. 17
Two new instructive classes be
gin at the Union Oct. 17 and will
continue through the next six
Bridge lessons will be given
Wednesdays by James Porter in
the game room from 4 to 6 p.m.
The instruction is primarily for
beginning bridge enthusiasts.
The lessons are calculated to
prepare students for Union spon
sored and national bridge tourna
ments which are scheduled
throughout the year. Those who
would like to take bridge lessons
should sign up in the Union activi
Donna McCandless will instruct
parliamentary procedure for offi
present at the meeting. It is being 'cers of student organizations,
held simultaneously with the an-1 The first meeting concerned
nual Nebraska School Debate and primarily with motions frequently
Discussion clinic. Headquarters -used in business meetings,
Goodding Takes Sales Honors
Darlene Goodding Is the starieach sold 35 directories this week,
Student Directory salesman of the but Miss Goodding sold the
week. Joy Nixon wins honorable I amount in less time.
Miss Goodding and Miss Nixon
Red Cross Needs
Volunteers are needed by the
Bed Cross entertainment com
mittee to plan and give entertain
ment at Lincoln institutions.
A meeting for all interested stu
dents will be held at 5 p.m. today
at the Union.
Past workers have found the
work self-satisfying and lots of
fun, said Bob LaShelle, general
The Red Cross groups will pre
sent programs at the state mental
hospital twice a month and at the
Votarans hospital every Thursday
They will visit the Lincoln
orphanages-St. Thomass, Tabltha
and the Cedar and the Orthopedic
hospital once a month.
Miss Goodding is a Towne club
member selling directories in the
organized house division. The
runner-up is a member of Kappa
Kappa Gamma selling in the
Sales are going well in fraterni
ties, sororities and organized
houses according to Harriet Wenke,
directory sales manager. One week
of sales has been completed.
Teachers Honorary Held
First Meeting Sunday
Pi Lambda Theta, women's
teaching honorary, held their first
meeting Sunday evening.
A dinner was served at the
Alpha Chi Omega house to mem
bers and teachers college faculty
Elizabeth Moody, president re
ported on the Pi Lambda Delta
national convention which she a.-
tended this summrn.
Livestock Men To Meet Oct. 17
Nebraska Livestock Breeders
and Feeders association will hold
its annual meeting during Farm
and Home days at the College of
Agriculture Oct. 17.
' An educational program has
been scheduled In conjunction
with the annual meeting. One of
the highlight discussions will be
on making the most out of soft
Eobcrt M, Koch of the Uni
versity staff will diBcuM the Ne
braska beef cattle breeding pro
Dr. John Matsushima will dis
cuss new angles In feeding anti
blotics to livestock. Dr. Merle
Brinegar will talk on the pos
sibilities and limitations of pig
Office of Price Stabilization
regulations as they affect Ne
braska farmers will be outlined
by Prof. Charles H. Adams.
, All speakers are members of the
animal husbandry department at
the college of agriculture.
for both meetings are in the Tem
Bruce Kendall, associate direc
tor of debate, leads the classes.
north and south
Amazingly enough, on their
first co-ordinated performance
together, these many bands kept
their ranks in order and their
And, according to directions,
they somehow managed to space
themselves evenly. This meant
three rows between each ten yard
marker and one on every marker
itself. That was the arrangement
from the 15 yard line to the 40.
From the 15 on back to zero,
four ranks managed to squeeze
between each yard stripe.
Then came the actual work.
Lentz barked for unison practice.
The bands came through with
"The Star Spangled Banner."
To anyone listening and not
looking, the result would have
sounded like a single unit rather
than the composite that it was.
ing sections return to their original
room. Miss McCandless, a profes
sional dancer, will teach basic
steps and etiquette at the first
four lessons. The last two sessions
places on the remaining 16 counts. I will be devoted to the rudiments
The entire urocess renuirps 4fi ot Tne rumoa and special dances,
beats. That's a little over 11 meas-'
Coed Councelors, -'h'CA,
ures of marching music.
To be sure, the mechanics of
this thing demanded a little
practice. However, after some
four odd rehearsals, the process
All this shifting and
around was accomplished within
an hour. By 10:45, everything was
in order for the afternoon per
formance. It had to be. The pa
rade downtown began at 11.
Granted, ordering that many
people around and relaying orders
is no fun. Nevertheless, organiza
tion and coordination are possible.
Just ask Don Lentz. He proved
women's PE classes will send girls
to be partners for the boys, though
anyone interested in learning to
dance is welcome to attend.
The Union recreation commit
tee is sponsoring the bridge les
sons. The dance lessons are under
moving : the sponsorship of the Union dance
Send a friend a lonry card
AMo Hallowe'en Party Sunpllr
Goldenrod Stationery Store
21S North 14th Street
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