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VOL. 51 No. 46
Joan Hanson Named President
For 1951-52 All University Fund
Joan Hanson, Teachers College
Junior, will guide the 1951-52 ac
tivities of the All University
Other officers elected Thurs
day night were: Vice president in
charge of solid t a t i o n s, Sue
' Brownlee; vice president in
charge of publicity, Rocky Yapp;
secretary, Jane Calhoun; and
treasurer, Harlan Wiederspan.
The past executive board of
AUF announced the election slate
five days preceding the election.
The slate was open for nomina
tions from the floor.
Miss Hanson, the new presi
dent, formerly .old .ie position
of secretary oi .he organization.
. She is president of the Red
Cross College Unit and a mem- j
ber of Gamma Phi Beta.
Miss Brownlee was previously
in charge of solicitation of or- ;
ganized houses. She is a mem
ber of Delta Gamma, a Corn
husker section head and Build
" ers assistant.
Yapp, a member of Beta Theta
Pi, was in charge of Ag solicita
tions last fall. He is a Kosmet
Klub worker.
Miss Calhoun, formerly in
- charge of denominational solicits
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tions, is a Cornhusker section I "ureen worias," "io wng wim
head, cheerleader and Builders the Angels," "The Bright Pas
assistant jsage," "The Cossacks," "Mother
Wiederspan held the position
,;oto ha i a
Corn Cob pledge and a mem -
ber of Beta Theta Pi.
The newly elected executive
board will work with the pre
vious board until formal instal
lation, Dec. 13.
Applications for AUF board
positions will be open Nov. 28
and 29. Application blanks will
be available at the AUF office
in the Union.
Eligibility requirements include
a five average and memDersnipjpresDyterian student pastor, will
in the 'sopohomore, junior or sen- gjve a Thanksgiving talk entitled,
ior class.
The new executive board an
nounced that it will welcome
applications from all interested
students. Previous work in the
Charles Coburn To Talk;
Read Selected Excerpts
' Charles Coburn, appearing in St.
Paul's Methodist church Saturday,
Nov. 24, will give selected scenes
from some of his stage and screen
Coburn did not become a
Till Obtanac
Staff Writer
A citizen was walking up the
street when he was collared by
ft cfidr&ctcr
i "Shay, can you tell me where
to find the Alcoholicsh Anony
much?" he asked. .
"Why, do you want to join?"
"Join, nothing, I wanta re
sign." .
"Don't you wish at times
that you were barefoot
"Not me, lady, I work on a
chicken farm."
They all laughed when I got
up to sing. How was I to know
that I was under a table.
The birds
do it;
The bees
do it;
The little
bats do it.
Mama, can
I take flying
lessons, too?
high, accord
ing to the
weather sta
tion, was
around 28, although thousands
of Cornhusker football fans
'i would question the accuracy of
the weatner bureau s tnermom
ter. Monday should oe somewnat
armer than Saturday and
Tuesday is colder again.
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V'My car's out of gas.
Whafll I do now?"
"How should I know, I've
never been out with you be
fore." Amen. ,
organization is not a requirement
for a board position.
Board members will be selected
by both the newly elected and
out-going members of the exe
cutive board on the basis of ap
plications and personal inter
Hindus Addresses Convo,
Coffee Discussion Today
Maurice Hindus, convocation speaker. Student hostesses at the
speaker, will talk informally at a coffee hour will be Ruth Soren
coffee discussion hour at 2 p.m. son and Jean Davis.
Monday in the Union music room, other members of the commit
Lecturing at an all-University tee are Bob LaShelle, sponsor,
convocation In the Union ball- Charles Swingle and Jo Reif
room at 11 a.m. Monday, Hin- schneider.
dus is speaking on "After
Stalin, Who and What?"
The coffee hour is being
sponsored by the Union convo
cations committee so that stu
dents and faculty members will
have an opportunity to meet
and talk with Hindus, Russian
born author.
The committee asks that stu
dents bring questions which they
wish to ask the speaker.
Eleven o'clock classes are being
dismissed for the convocation the
second of a series of four planned
for the year.
As a war correspondent in
Moscow for three years during
World War II, Hindus wrote for
the New York Herald-Tribune.
Since the war he has traveled in
the Middle East and has written
several books about his trips.
Hindus came to the United
States from Russia at the age
of 14 and later attended Col
gate university and Harvard.
In 1922 Hindus spent several
months with the Russian Douk
hobars in Western Canada, and
the resulting articles led to an
appointment by Glenn Frank,
the editor of Century Magazine.
Frank commissioned Hindus to
go to Russia to investigate and
write about conditions in the
.Among Hindus' works are "Red
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"ussJVnT. ?n of a Fu
Russia" and "In Search of a Fu-
.tuJe - "
Lvnn Kunkel. chairman of the
Union convocations committee, is
I introducing the c o n v o c ation
BABW To Hear Knowles
ipeak At Monthly Meet
BABW will hold an open
monthly meeting for independent
women in the Union, Room 315,
at 7:30 p.m., Monday.
Rex Knowles, Congregational
"The Silent Drum.
The purposes of
the monthly
meetings are to unite the indepen
dent women and announce coming
activities. '
movie actor until 1937 t the age
of 60. Before he stepped into
the movie business he had com
pleted 40 year's on the stage.
He had been program boy,
usher, theater manager, press
agent for shows, juvenile, ro
mantic leading man, Shakes
pearean actor and head of his
After his wife's death, he left
the stage to be in one motion pic
ture. After his initial appearance
in "Of Human Hearts" Coburn
went on makir? picture after pic
ture until he has become "one of
the more familiar personalities in
Lately he has gone into a third
medium of show business,
television. Co-starring with Spring
Byington he has been photo
graphed in a new program "Bed
and Board" which will be released
At 70 he adopted a side line
breeding, training and driving
horses. His stable is now in the
Grand Circuit throughout the
Coburn developed defective
vision in his right eye about 30
years ago. His left eye remained
normal. So Coburn adopted the
monocle which along with his
cigar, has become a character
istic. He is not English, as many
believe, but a native of Georgia.
He was born June 19, 1877 the
eighth generation of Coburns in
Coburn will talk about experi
ences in his 60 years of show busi
ness and read excepts from his
tage and screen appearances.
AWS Appeal Board
AWS appeal board will meet
Monday at 5 p.m. to discuss the
requests which have been filed
for permission to exceed the
maximum 11. activity point limit.
The board will hear no appeals
at the meeting. Since this is a
new division of AWS, board mem
bers will plan their work and set
a time when women who are ap
pealing may appear before them.
Appeals will, be heard follow
ing Thanksgiving vacation.
Interview dates will be an
nounced later.
AUF officers for 1950-51 were
President, Sarah Fulton; vice
presidents, Adele Coryell and
Anne Barker; secretary, Joan
Hanson, and treasurer, Stuart
Black Masque Ball
Who will be behind the black
masks at the Black Masque
ball? Six Eligible Bachelors,
chosen from the tentative list of
29 candidates announced Mon
day by Mortar Boards, will be
presented at the turn-about ball
Dec. 14.
Unofficial list of candidates re
leased by Poochie Rediger, pub-j
licity chairman of Mortar Board,
is as follows:
Pat Allen, Acacia, business ad
ministration junior; Pete Bergs
ten, Alpha Tau Omega, business
administration sophomore; Jack
Bussell, Pioneer House, junior in
Ag College; Rex Coffman, inde
pendent, Ag College senior.
Dick Cordell, Sigma Chi, jun
ior in Teachers
College; Les
Demmel, Corn
husker Co-op,
business ad-
ministratiton junior; Joe Gifford,
Sigma Alph Epsilon, arts and
sciences senior; Jack Greer, Beta
Theta, Pi, Teachers College junior.
Dick Huebner. Beta Sigma Psi,
business administration sopho
more; Gary Jones, Tau Kappa Ep
silon, sophomore in Engineering
College; Kent Kelley, Delta Sigma
Phi, arts and sciences junior; Bui
Knudsen, Sigma Nu, business ad
ministration senior.
Dick Lander, Delta Tau Delta,
business administration senior;
Dean Linscott. Alpha Gamma Rho,
junior in Ag College; Jim Massey,
men's dorm, arts and sciences
junior; George McQueen, Brown
Palace, arts and sciences senior.
Hod Myers, Sigma Phi Epsilon,
business administration senior;
Jim Munger, Phi Delta Theta,
arts and sciences senior; Jack
Nichols, Theta Chi, junior in En
gineering College.
Mort Novak, Pi Kappa Phi, sen
ior in business administration;
Dick Regier, Phi Kappa Psi, Ag
College senior; Tom Rische, Theta
Xi, arts and sciences senior; Bart
Rochman, Sigma Alpha Mu,
sophomore in business administra
Jim Smith, independent, Ag
College senior; Marv Suvalsky,
Zeta Beta Tau, business adminis
tration senior: Wayne White,
Farm House, junior in Ag College;
George Wilcox, Kappa Sigma, sen
ior in arts and sciences; Con Wool
wine, Phi Gamma Delta, business
administration senior; Dick Wor-
ral, Delta Upsilon, arts and
sciences senior.
The six Eligible Bachelors will
be elected at an all-woman elec
tion Nov. 30. According to Miss
Rediger, campaigns may begin
Monday, Nov. 26.
Tex Beneke's orchestra will
play for the Black Masque ball.
Coeds are to ask their dates,
call for them, pay all expenses
and make corsages for them.
Tickets costing $3 per couple
are being sold by Tassels. Spec
tator tickets will cost 50 cents per
person. Black masks are being
sold for five cents apiece. As
part of the Black Masque theme,
the Mortar Boards ask that all
couples wear black masks.
Sigma Tau,
Blue and white ribbons and
wooden paddles are a sign of 30
new Sigma Tau pledges. Seven
electrical engineering students
pledged Eta Kappa Nu.
Sigma Tau, engineering honor
ary fraternity, pledged the men
Thursday evening. Initiation will
be Dec. 13. New pledges are:
Nestor E. Acevedo, Joseph V.
Benak, Richard V. Bierman, Dean
T. Buckingham, Dale T. Caddy,
Leonard Carstensen, Paul H. Chis
mar, Samuel R. Congram, J. Don
ovan Crook, Gordon R. Denker,
Thomas N. Grigsby, Gilford E.
Gorker, Harvey W. Headley.
Jack Hurlburt, Everett E.
Johnson, Theodore D. Kratt,
Robert J. Krotter, Lewis E.
it happened at nu...
If someone told Bobby Rey
nolds that he would "see bim
In the funny papers," he
wouldn't have been joking. At
least, not last week.
The scene Ringsidi at Joe
Palooka's bout for the world's
heavyweight boxing title. The
announcer, describing the event,
named the celebrities present
for the event.
Thus, the radio audience
heard that Bob Reynolds was
a:nong the sports stars attending
the fight
Even the funny papers rec
ognize Nebraska's Ail-American.
? i ill H its ji h
THE WINNER . . . The Sigma Chis jazzed up t he Dark Continent natives in the Friday night
Kosmet Klub revue and "March of Time-d" int o the first place spotlight. Here the African abor
igines dance to a 1953 jazz number. (Courtesy L incoln Star.)
Ends Jan. 15
A trip to New York and work
with top picture editors and
cameramen await the winner of
the Graflex-INP Press fellowship
Sixteen cash prizes totaling $550
will be awarded to teen-age photo
contestants. Teen-agers can also
compete for another si, loo m
prizes , . . .. ... .
The winner of the press fel
lowship award will cover on-the-spot
news assignments, work
in modern photo labs, study with
picture editors, sit in on editor
ial conferences, ride a radio
prowl car, work with top
cameramen, observe operations
of a wirephoto network and en
joy special events planned for
The award is open to all who
enter, although competition will be
divided into three classes on the
basis of experience teen-age,
non-professional and professional.
Separate prizes will be awarded
in each class.
Last year, according to the
judges, teen-age contestants stole
the show. They were commended
for their style and imagination.
The contest drew entries from
every state and several loreign
In the 1953 contest, teen-agers
may submit up to ten black-and-white
and five color entries be
fore Jan. 15, 1952. The original
negative must have been ex
posed by the contestant, but he
fe not required to do his own
processing or other darkroom
Official contest rules folders for
this year's contest, each contain
ing five entry forms, will be avail
able at all Graflex dealers or by
mail from Graflex, Inc., Rochester
8, N. Y.
Judges for the contest will be
announced later.
Crops Judging Team
To Enter Chicago,
K.C. Competitions
a crops judging team from the
University College of Agriculture
left Sunday to participate in crops
judging contests at Kansas City
and Chicago.
Team members are Charles
Stuber, John Rawlings, Don
Reeves and Robert Berke. The
team is coached by Prof. Dave
The Kansas City contest is
slated for Tuesday and the Chi
cago competition the next Satur
day. Expenses for the team are
paid by the Tri-K club and the
Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. . ,
Eta Kappa Nu, Electrical
Lawson, Paul F. Leonard, Cecil
M. Littleton, Robert L. Parsons,
Rogers C. Ritter, Herbert A.
Saxton, Norman L. Scott, Stan
ley Soott, Paul J. Sienknecht,
Robert C. Tefft, John T. Warren,
John M. Whitlock and Clarence
Eta Kappa Nu pledges are:
Thomas N. Gribsby, Wayne T.
Gustafson, Max A. James, Paul
F. Leonard, John A. Marks,
Donald L. Mortensen and Curtis
E. Sorensen.
Men are elected to membership
in Sigma Tau on the basis of so
ciability, practicality and scholar-
i ship. Members must be in the top
third of the junior or senior engi
neering class.
Sigma Chi's skit, "The March
of Time," won first place in the
Kosmet Klub fall revue Friday
while Adele Coryell and Jim Bu
chanan were crowned Nebraska
Sweetheart and Price Kosmet.
The winning skit was a re
lease of a new "film" about
Marches To First
Prince, Sweetheart
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THE ROYALTY . . . Adele Coryell and Jim Buchanan exchange
"blue blood" smiles soon after they were presented as Nebraska
Sweetheart and Prince Kosmet, respectively, during Friday night's
Kosmet Klub revue. (Courtesy Lincoln Star.)
Names In The News "
Staff News Writer
SUMNER SCHLICTER, Harvard economist, stated that the
U S was in for a continued period of strikes, high taxes, and
organized pressure groups. These pressure groups, society s loboy
ists, will exert an increasing amount of influence on our economy.
JUAN PERON dictator-president of Argentina, admitted that
he is trying to build a fascist-type state. Strange as it may seem
in the light of this statement, Moscow has halted its propaganda
attacks on Peron with the result that "the experts are stumped."
THE SAVANNAH SPECIAL, crack passenger train of the
Atlantic Coast Line, was wrecked on the way to its namesake
city killing two persons and injuring 21 others.
COL. JAMES M. HANLEY, eighth army judge advocate and
the man who originally released the figures on communist atroc
ities in Korea, issued a supplementary statement raising the total
number of Americans murdered from about 5,000 to 6,270. Can.
Rideway in the meantime dispatched his public information of
ficer, Col. George Welch, to Korea from Tokyo to check on the
REYES BEECH, Lincoln Journal-Chicago Daily News foreign
correspondent, pointed out several unusual aspects surrounding
the release of the figures on communist murders in Korea, une
such factor was that Col. Hanley apparently hadn't consulted
either Gen. James Van Fleet, eighth army commander, w Gen.
Matthew Ridgway, far eastern commander, on the advisability oi
releasing the figures. .
Although it has been confirmed that the South Koreans have
induced m executions which have not always been free from
doubt as to their legality, nothing has been officially mentioned
on this subject.
ROBERT MUNSON, A.P. correspondent in Tokyo, quoted
a high far east command officer, whose name was not given, as
saying that the question of the treatment of prisoners is what has
been holding up the cease-fire talks at Panmunjom. The officer
said, "The reds don't want to talk about what happened to their
Pledge 37
Sigma Tau, Alpha chapter was
founded at the University of Ne
braska, Feb. 22, 1904. The fra
ternity is a national organization
with 28 college chapters at present.
Eta Kappa Nu members must
be in the upper fourth of the
junior - electrical engineering
class or upper third of the senior
class. Personality, character and
potential ities as a future engi
neer from the criteria for elect
ing new members.
Eta Kappa Nu was founded na
tionally at the University of Illi
nois in 1904. The Nebraska chap
ter was established in 1949. At
present, the fraternity has 52 ac
tive chapters and 11 alumni organizations.
African natives and their cap
ture of two white men for their
feast. A ceremonial dance was
accompanied by ft brassy Jazz
band. The final chorus to "Stars
and Stripes Forever" featured a
dancing ape, conquerors of Tar
zan, who had attempted to save
Pharmacy College
Announced By Burt
Winners of the 1951-52 College
of Pharmacy scholarships have
been announced by Dean Joseph
B. Burt.
The following will receive
scholarships from the American
Foundation for pharmaceutical
Education equalizing $80; Richard
Murray, Janice Teter, James
Stephenson, Marvin Kohll and
James Stancik.
The Lincoln Drug Company is
awarding scholarships of $80, 060
and $50 to Tom Whitcomb, David
Sjogren, Lubor Venci, Miles Hil
debrand, Russell Goodwin and
Glifford Pease respectively.
Juniors and seniors are eligible
for these awards. The selection
of the winners is based upon
scholastic standing.
Monday, November 19, 1951
u uiriKSa
his brethren from the native's
pot. Charles Curtiss was skit
Second place went to members
jf Phi Gamma Delta, who pre
sented "Flicker Flashbacks." The
Tiji's combined the standard
'Curse you John Dalton" routine
md a Charlia Chaplin take off
with vaudeville acts. Bob Swaim
directed the skit
Sigma Nu won third place with
a "television" snow leaiuring
Perry Homo, a crooner, and a duo
piano number. Bill Knudsen en
gineered the Sigma Nu skit.
KaDDa Sigma did a mystery in
volving Sam Axe, "private eye,"
eivina the story behind Ne
braska's initial win at Iowa State.
After being riddled by three sub
versive groups, Sam Axe finally
delivered the winning formula to
Bill Glassford. Don Wagner was
skit master.
Alpha Tau Omega gave the
audience a look at a night club
troupe trying to impress a visit
ing talent scout during a morning
rehearsal. Instrumental and a
vocal solo were features of the
skit, directed by Win Cady.
Beta Theta Fl used a cnorus.
band and dance team to give In
coming freshmen an insight into
the fraternal side of coUege life.
Original lyrics featured the Beta
kit which was directed by Stu
Each fraternity received par
ticipation Dlaaue from George
Wilcox, director of the revue. The
show theme was "Hello Holly
wood.'' and each skit was in some
way connected with the film cap
Miss Coryell Is a junior in
Teachers college and a member
of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Buchanan is a senior in
Teachers college, a varsity
basketball player and a member
of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
The royalty were elected by the
audience from 12 candidates.
Sorin Appears
In Symphony's
Fall Concert
Samuel Sorin was featured
guest pianist at the sixth annu:
University Symphony fall concp
The concert was conducted b
Prof. Emanuel Wishnow, who ha
conducted the symphony since th
first one in 1945.
The first selection was "Oberon"
by von Weber, followed by Schu
bert's "Symphony No. 5 in B Flat"
and "Matinees Musicaless," an ar
rangement by the contemporary
English composer Benjamin Brit
ten. The final number was "Con
certo No. 1 in B Flat minor" by
Fossy Soivakovsky, viola, was
the first soloist ever to play with
the University orchestra. Other
soloists in order of appearance
have been: Dimitrie Morkevitch,
cello; Maria Brogiotte, piano; Dor
othy Powers, violin; and last year
Ossy Rjnardy, violin.
The orchestra is a student or
ganization with selection by try
out. Sorin appeared at the Univer
sity under the sponsorship of the
Union music committee. His play
ing has brought him high praises
from listeners and requests for re
turn engagements.
Circlet Theater
Play Stars
Law Student
David Downing, a junior in law
college, has one of the three lead
ing parts tn "The Heiress," to be
previewed at the Circlet theater
Nov. 26.
"The Heiress" is taken from
Henry James' novel, "Washing
ton Square." and from the adap
tion for the stage by Ruth and
Augustus Goetz. It Is one of the
few successful plays taken from
a novel. The play had outstand
ing success during 1947 in New
It is the story of an extremely
wealthy woman, wealthy in rights
as well as inheritance, but lacking
in such .'things as social graces
Her father is trying very hard to
have his daughter be the image oi
her dead mother.
She is wooed, by a man her
father considers to be a fortune
hunter. It ends with an elope
ment and unfit -tunate marriage
which makes the woman col'
and bitter towards life.
Free student tickets may be si
cured for the preview in the Unir
activities office.
Ma. Crutsinger To Talk
At Air Society Meeting
"How Flying Safety Affects the
Nation and Organization of Stra
tegic Air Command" will be dis
cussed by Major W. J. Crutsinger
at the Arnold Air Society meeting
The society will meet in the
Military and Naval Science build
ing lounge at 7:30 p.m
Major Crutsinger comes from
Offutt air force base In Omaha.
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