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The Candidate Officers associa- original COA election Friday for
ation election bl the 1952 Honor'
ary Commandant has been invali
dated, according to George Wilcox,
chairman of the election commit
tee of the Student Council.
A new election will be held or
the Honorary Commandment fin
alist Thursday, Nov. 15, from 2
to 5 p.m. in the Military Science
COA officers will be asked for
their identification cards, and
their names will be checked
with the names on the ROTC
rosters. . This will insure legal
voters and voting.
The Judiciary committee of the
Council according . to Miriam
Wiliey, chairman invalidated the
Sigma NO: 100
Sigma, Nu has pledged 100
blood donations to the Red Cross.
The Sigma Nu's hope to "start a
trend among other campus organ
izations" according to Art Rauch,
head of the project.
All members who are physically
able and who have not given blood
within the last three months will
donate blood. Members living in
Lincoln will give during Christmas
vacation. All others will give on
Nov. 27, when the bloodmobile
next visits Lincoln or soon after
the following reasons:
1. At a reception teas some
cadets were in uniform and some
were not. No check was made to
see that all present were COA of
ficers. No count was taken to see
how many cadets were present; no
count was made to see how many
voted and how many votes, there
2. There was no ballot listing
the candidates' names. Each
voter merely submitted a slip of
paper with a candidate's name
written on it.
3. No check was made to deter
mine the eligibility of the voters
or to see how many times each
4. Ballots were counted the eve
ning of the election by the presi
dent of the Candidate - Officers
association and an assistant ?with
no faculty supervision." After the
votes had been counted in this
manner, they were burned arid no
record was kept of the ballots.
. Friday a motion was made be
fore the judiciary committee to
investigate the election. Pre
sented before the committee was
an eye-witness account of the
election verifying the laxness
prevail in the election methods.
Also presented to the commit
tee was a statement from Darwin
McAfee, president" of the Candi
date Officers Association, relating
that standard election procedure
had been violated. He stated that
he would approve and, in fact.
suggest holding another election.
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Hampton's Band To Play
For Military Ball Dec. 7
Lionel Hampton will "play for
the Military Ball, Dec. 7.
Hampton is a drum and vibra
harp specialist. He has played
with the bands of Benny Good
man and Louis . Armstrong. He
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started his own band in 1940.
Hampton has recorded under Vic
tor, Decca, and MGM labels.
A composer as well as instru
mentalist, Hampton has written
more than 100 tunes. Among his
m I more well-known tunes are "Jack
I the Bellboy," "Bompin'," "Give
Me Some Skin," "Hollywood
Shuffle," and "Mushmouth."
Hampton appeared in the Gold
wyn production, "A Song is
Born" where he did his version
of "Flyin' Home" which has sold
over one million copies on wax.
While a newsboy in Chicago,
Hampton first embarked on his
musical career in the school band
as the bass drummer. When he
finished high school he went to
the University of Southern Cali
fornia where he studied music
and financed his education by
soda jerking. With spoons for
sticks and the counter for drums,
Hampton worked out some of his
rhythmic beats until he was fired
for breaking too many glasses.
He landed a job with Paul
Howard's Quality Serenaders,
then a popular band on the west
coast and made his first records.
Later he joined Les Hite's band
which was working m pictures.
Names In The News-
BY CHARLES GOMON
Staff News Writer '
PHILIP JESSUP, American delegate to the general assembly
session now meeting in Paris, challenged the Russians to put
their disarmament plan mto operation now, and not wait until
June 1, 1952. In answer to red charges of insincerity, Jessup
accused the Russians of attempting to by-pass the United Nations
in their latest peace bid.
ARTHUR KROCK, New York Times correspondent, refuted
claims that his story on the conferences between Gen. Dwight
Eisenhower and officials of the democratic party was his own
Krock said his informants were sticking to their story that
several high democratic officials visited Eisenhower in France
recently and offered him Truman's support in the 1952 election
if he would run as a democrat According to the story the general
refused the offer with finality.
DR. LINCOLN LA PAZ, head of the New Mexico Institute
of Meteorites, stated that the pair of fire-balls which recently
sailed across the sky in the southwestern part of the country
were "without parallel in recorded history." Assumed to be
meteors, flaming objects have been sighted seven times in the
last eleven days by hundreds of residents in Arizona and New
The meteorites are reported to fly in straight lines for long
distances, often making vapor trails, before crashing into the
earth, usually in inaccessible spots. Paz is organizing search
parties to take over investigation since civil air patrol planes
have been unable to locate any remains of the missiles from the
air. . ,
As was the case in some of the old flying saucer cases, the
objects have been sighted by at least one veteran airline pilot.
Paz offered two possible explanations: first that the earth is
passing through an unusually heavy concentration of meteoritic
debris in space, or second, that the atomic tests in Nevada might
be connected in some way with the phenomena.
ANDREI VISHINSKY, Russian foreign minister, reported to
the general assembly that he was suffering from insomnia.
Vishinsky claimed that he was kept awake all night laughing at
the western proposal on world peace.
KONRAD ADENHAUR, chancellor of western Germany, has
argued the allied high commissioners to a standstill in his bid
for a peace contract which will grant Germany actual sovereignty.
Western observers note that Germany is in an excellent bargain
ing position and that she intends to play the west off against the
Russians in order to obtain concessions.
GENERAL DWIGHT EISENHOWER told President Truman
last week that he was much' disappointed in the speed of
European rearmament. He stated that it would be unrealistic to
hope for 90 western divisions by the end of 1952, and would
be glad to have 30 that were in fighting trim.
Opinion in Washington is that "Ike" will get more backing
from the U.S. in the future, but it is also understood that we
cant push the Europeans' economies too far. Many of the Euro
pean countries just don't have the money to finance a huge arm
ament program immediately, and driving them to bankruptcy
would aid the Kremlin's cause rather than our own.
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"DELIGHT-FUL" LEADS . . . Portraying the leads in the Uni
versity Theatre's production of "Idiot's Delight," are Betty Lester
I.), and Les Mathis (r.). Miss Lester is a sophomore speech major.
Mr. Mathis is a graduate student in speech and drama.
Convocation Speaker . . .
Hindus To Talk At Cofee Hour
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Courtesy Lincoln Joaniil.
STUDENT JOURNALISTS HONORED . . . Five University Btn
denta have been awarded The Lincoln Journal and The Lincoln
Star's gold keys, in recognition of outstanding achievement during
their first year of Journalism study. Shown are (seated from 1.)
Sue Gorton, Marjorie Moran and Barbara Adams. (Standing from
1.) Hlle Goodrich and Ken Rystrom. Dr. William F. Swindler
(extreme r.), director of the school of Journalism, made the presentations.
Clerical Jobs Open In Merit System
Clerical examinations will be I are very good.
given Saturday, Dec. 8, the Ne
braska merit system has an
nounced. . . i.
These examinations will be used
to qualify persons for sixteen
clerical positions. Opportunities
for positions with the assistance,
health, and employment depart
ments, the . merit system stated,
To compete in the examinations
applicants must file by midnight,
Nov. 24. Information' and appli
cation blanks may be secured at
county assistance offices, branch
offices of the employment secur
ity, or by writing to the Nebraska
joint merit system, 1306 State
Capitol, Lincoln 9, Nebraska.
Students will have the oppor
tunity to talk with Maurice Hin
dus, author-lecturer, at a coffee
hour Monday afternoon, Nov. 19.
Hindus will speak at an all-
University convocation Monday
morning. He is the author of sev
eral books about Russia and the
Middle East During World War
II, he was war correspondent in
Moscow for the New York Her
Since the war, he has traveled;
in the Middle East. Hindus was
born in Russia and came to the
United States when he was 14.
" At the coffee hour, students and
faculty members will have the
opportunity to ask him questions
that arise during his lecture. He
will also discuss with them ques
tions about his work and the
countries he has visited.
Ruth Sorensen and Jean Davis
will be hostesses at the coffee
hour. It will be held at 2 p.m.
in the Union music room.
Any freshman interested in
working on the 1952 Corn
husker should report to the'
year book office in the base
ment of the Union any week
Betty Lester and Les Mathi.
will portray leading roles in Rob
ert Sherwood's "Idiot's Delight,"
the forthcoming production of the
Miss Lester, a sophomort
speech major who was production
manager for the recent presenta
tion of "Othello," will play Irene,
a phony Russian adventuress.
Mathis, graduate student in
speech and drama, will play the
part of Harry Van, an American
showman on a barnstorming'
tour of Europe with a troupe of
six blonde showgirls.
The characters assemble in a
hotel in the northern part of Italy
just prior to the outbreak of the
second World War. Among the
hotel guests are other members
of the cast: Jim Mason as Weber,
a German munitions manufac
turer; Henry Gibson as Quillary,
a French communist; Charles
Huestis as Mr. Cherry, a young
Englishman; Mary Sidner as his
wife; and Diane Downing as Shir
ley, the leader of Harry's dancing
The strain of international
diplomacy becomes apparent
when the guests are stranded fa
the hotel because of the decla
ration of war between Ger
many and France.
Much of the comedy is based
on the blase and sophisticated
conversation between Harry and
Irene, characterizing the detached
attitude of many Americans
toward the European situation in
Robert Sherwood, author of
"Idiot's Delight," was a ghost
writer for President Roosevelt
during the second World War. He
has also written "There Shall Be
No Night" and "Abe Lincoln in
Supporting members of the
cast are: Jack Ched ester, George
Hancock, Don Lewis, Richard
Mam, Jack Moore, Ramon
Nsar, Arnold Otto, Charles Pe
terson and Marvin Stromer.
Marilyn Lehr, Pat Loder, Sue
Neuenswander, Janet Peterson,
Mary Kay Tolliver and Gwen
Wiesner will portrary the six
'Ba-helor' Filings Open;
All-Coed Election Nov. 30
Students who have bought
1951 Cornhuskers and have
not yet picked them up may
get them in the Cornhusker
office in the basement of the
Black Masque Ball Tickets PJoiv On Sale;
kneke To Play hi Turn-About Affair
Black Masque ball tickets go on
Tex Beneke and his orchestra
will play for the annual turn
about affair at the Coliseum, Dec.
14. The ball is sponsored by
Alaska Arctic Life
Dr. Carl Henkelman, Lincoln
dentist, described an illustrated
life in the Arctic area of Alaska
at the Kappa Alpha Mu meeting
Dr. Henkelman showeo 100 col
ored slides of Alaska taken dur
ing the last year.
KAM rushees attend the meet
ing. Kappa Alpha Mu is a profes
sional photography fraternity.
Tickets sell for $3 and may be
purchased from members of
Those attending the ball will
dance to the style of music made
popular by the late Glenn Mil
ler. Tex Beneke was the man
chosen to take over the Miller
band after Miller's disappear
ance in World war IL
Beheke's musical career began
in Fort Worth, Tex. In his boy
hood, he learned to play both the
saxaphone and the clarinet. He
was discovered by Gene Krupa in
1938 who heard him playing with
a small local band.
On Krupa's recommendation,
Glenn Miller hired Beneke as sax
man for the original Miller band.
He stayed with Miller iuntil World
war II separated them. Miller
joined the army, and Beneke
joined the navy.
After Miller was declared
missing in action, Beneke was
asked to take over the band. In
January, 1946, "The Glenn Mil
ler Band with Tex Beneke"
opened at the Capitol theater on
Broadway. The band still had
the personnel as Miller had
The band broke a 26-year at
tendance record at the Capitol. It
went on to make movie shorts and
records for RCA Victor.
After its first year on the road,
the billing was changed to read
"Tex Beneke and his orchestra."
Beneke has continued the Miller
tradition by using Miller's music
arrangements. Mrs. Miller gave
special permission to use the ar
rangements as a tribute to her
I Filings for " Eligible Bachelor
open today. The six men to be
elected at an all-woman election
will be presented at the Black
Masque ball Dec. 14.
The dance, sponsored by Mor
tar Board, is an annual turn- ,
about formal event. Coeds ask
their dates, call for them the
evening of the dance, pay all
expenses and make corsages for
them. The dance was formerly ,
called the Mortar Board ball.
Each men's organized house
may submit one candidate for
Eligible Bachelor. Independent
men who do not belong to any
house or dorm may file in Student
Affairs office, Room 209, Admin
istration building. The first 20 fil
ings submitted will be placed on
Filings close at 5 p.m. Thurs
day. Ag men who wish to file
should contact Joan Engleke
According to Juanita Rediger,
Mortar Board publicity chairman,
applicants must have a weighted
average of 4.5 or above and have
sophomore, junior or senior stand
ing. Names of candidates will be
announced Nov. 27 and campaigns
may begin Nov. 28. The all-
woman election will be held Nov.
30 at Ellen Smith.
The eight men named Eligible
Bachelors at last year's dance
were Hobe Jones, Paul McKie, Joe
McGill, Fran Nagle, Phil Olsen,
Dick Walsh, Verle Scott and Bob.
UfiUDOITu T Do
An atmosphere suggestive of
new 1951 royalty will prevail in
the Union lobby Tuesday.
Two giant posters displaying
large photographs of six men and
six coeds, identifying them as
finalists for the titles, of Prince
Kosmet and Nebraska Sweetheart,
will introduce the traditional roy
alty candidates for the Kosmet
Klub Fall Revue.
The posters will help student
voters to make the final choice
for the winners of the two titles,
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PRINCES ... . Finalists chosen by Mortar Board Thursday evening
practice smiles for the Kosmet Klub Revue when one of them
will be elected Prince Kosmet by a vote by ticket-holders.' They
ar (1. to r. back row) Marshall Kushner, Wayne White, Don Pieper,
(I. to r. front row) Jim Buchanan and Ray Mlndovlch. Wayne
Handshy was with the football team in Iowa and was not available
for the picture.
Friday, Nov. 16, at the Coliseum,
site of the annual Revue.
The twelve candidates were se
lected by Innocents and Mortar
Boards Thursday from a field of
Sweetheart finalists selected by
Sue Ann Brownlee, sophomore
college elementary education ma
jor who lists as ner aciiviues:
AUF, Builders, WAA, YWCA and
student government head lor the
Cornhusker yearbook. She is a
member of Delta Gamma sorority.
Jo Berry, sophomore Teachers
college elementary education
major. She is a cheerleader and a
member of Gamma Phi Beta
Carole Church, sophomore.
Teachers college with a major in
commercial arts. She Is a Coed
Counselor and a member of Delta
Delta Delta sorority.
Adele Coryell, Teachers college
junior. She is vice president of
AUF and managing editor of the
Cornhusker. The is also a member
of Pi Lambda Theta, Teachers col
lege honorary and Kappa Kappa
Norma Lothrop, sophomore,
Spanish major enrolled in - the
College of Arts and Sciences. She
is a Tassel, Coed Counselor, mem
ber of YWCA, Builders and serves
on the Union activities committee.
She is a member of Alpha Phi
Kathy Corp, junior Arts and
Sciences major and a member of
Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Prince Kosmet finalists selected
by Mortar Boards are:
Don Pieper, junior journalism
major in Arts and Sciences. He is
vice president of Sigma Delta Chi,
managing editor of The Daily Ne
braskan and a member of NUCWA
and College Days board. He is af
filiated with Sigma Chi fraternity.
Wayne Handshy, a junior busi
ness administration major. He is
a varsity football player and a
member of N-club. He is a mem
ber of Phi Gamma Delta fratern
ity. Wayne White, a junior Ag tech
nical science major. He is presi
dent of Ag Exec board, treasurer
of Student Council, and a mem
ber of Tn-K, Corn Cobs and Farm
Marshall Kushner, sophomore in
Arts and Sciences. He is assistant
sports editor of The -Daily Ne
braskan, a cheerleader and Kos
met Klub worker. He is a member
of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.
Jim Buchanan, junior in Teach
ers college. He is a member of the
varsity basketball team and N
club. He is a member of Sigma
Ray Mladovich, junior business
administration major. He is a var
sity baseball player and an N-
club member. He is affiliated with
Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Tickets for the new Revue are
now on sale from all Kosmet
Klub workers at 80 cents each..
A ticket allows the purchaser a
ballot for his choice of the two
This year's central theme, which
the six fraternity skits will follow,
is "Hello Hollywood." Skits se
lected last Tuesday and WedneS'
day from a field of 20 Fraternity
entries are: Alpha Tau Omega,
Kappa Sigma, Beta Theta Pi, Phi
Gamma Delta, Sigma Chi and
SWEETHEARTS . . . Finalists for the 1951 Nebraska Sweetheart
title prepare for the Kosmet Klub Revue next Friday evening
where one of them will receive the annual honor. They are (L to
r. top row) Jo Berry, Sue Ann Brownlee. Adele Coryell, (L to
r. front row) Carole Church, Catherine Corp r.nd Norma Lothrop.
Go On General
Sale In Unions
Student Directories will go on
general sale at the city and Ag
Unions and Builders offices Mon
day for 50 cents.
Students Who nnrrhflswrf VkJ
directories durine reeistrAtinn
week: may still pick them up.
Complete home addresses of all
students as well as- the Lincoln
address is one of the new features
of - the 1951-52 directorv. Othw
new features include a complete
schedule of all 'University events
and a list of presidents of all
Information concerning Univer
sity faculty and administrative
personnel is included along with
membership lists of all fraterni
ties, sororities and organized
Anyone who has purchased a
directory but lost his receipt
should contact Phyllis Loudon at
or calll-mT' m ' 08 Unin
By MAR LIN BREE
A man in the back of the
church was seen by the pastor
to bow his head slightly when
ever the name of Satan was
mentioned. After the service
was over, the minister hurried
out to speak to the man and ask
him why he did this.
"Well," said the fellow, po
litness never hurt anyone and
Tom stop teasing me.
"What's he doing dear?"
"He's sitting on the other end
of the davenport."
A censor is
a person who
ings from a
joke that has
range from the
high SO's to
the mid 60s.
with little Fair
changes through Wednesday.
"Why are all the shades
drawn, Doctor?" asked the
patient as he came out from''
under the ether.
"Well," said the doctor'
"'there's a fire across the street,
and I didn't want you to wake
up and think that the operation
was a failure."
"Why . do they always eheei
so loud when a football player a'
"So you can't hear what he's
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