The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 27, 1951, Image 1

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VOL 51 No. 48
Gustavson Reports . . .
Emphasis Oh Sports
Fault Of Universities
Upon his return from a meeting
of the American Cnunril nf F.Hn-
cation Chancellor R. G. Gustavson,
reported that the intercollegiate
athletics committee is in general
agreement that too much emphasis
has been placed on college sports.
"However," the Chancellor
said, "the fault lies not with the
athletes but with the institu
tions that have promoted this
The Committee to Recommend
on Intercollegiate Athletics, a sub
committee of the American Coun
cil of Education, met last week
in Washington to discuss the prob
lem of athletic overemphasis.
While no official report was is
sued by the nine-member com
mittee, its members were in gen
eral agreement on several points.
The points are:
1. There should be no double
standard of admission in insti
tutions of higher learning. That
is, that the same standard of ad
mission to a University must
apply to students attending the
University to participate in
sports as to students who do not
plan to participate in intercol
legiate sports.
2. Young men who do partici
pate in intercollegiate athletics
must make normal progress to
ward graduation. The committee
feels that athletes are expected
to complete a four year course
in four years, or a five year
course in five years.
3. The practice of offering
"pipe" courses to athletes and
otherwise facilitate their par
ticipation in athletics at the ex
pense of the school's academic
integrity must be stopped.
Upon these practices, upheld by
many institutions, rests the blame
for today's meddled athletic situ
a t i o n, according to committee
Chancellor Gustavson reported
that the members of the com
mittee were in agreement that
the overemphasis of intercollegi
ate athletics tends to undermine
the integrity of institutions. He
blames colleges and universities
Army Training Courses
ROTC Enrollment Totals 1,05
Staff Writer
Army ROTC this year has a
total enrollment of 1,051 men in
the advanced and basic courses.
Of this number, 960 men are
on the University's Lincoln cam
pus. Ninety men make up the
medical corps unit in Omaha.
The ROTC detachment of the
University is divided into six
branches. They are infantry,
engineers, military police, artil
lery, ordnance and medical
corps. All except the medical
unit are located on the Lincoln
Infantry branch is the basic
fighting unit of the army. Ac-
cording to infantry ROTC men, it
is the branch that must go in
and root the enemy out of its hole.
Other branches act as supports
for the infantry in specialized
Army corps of engineers uses
camouflage, chemicals, mines and
booby traps. Engineers are also
responsible for the building and
maintenance of transportation
facilities, building construction
and river crossing operations.
Corps of military police serves
es the army's police force. It is
responsible for combat intelli
gence, protection of vital installa
tions, military law enforcement
and handling prisoners of war.
Field artillery acts as direct
support for Infantry units in
combat. Its weapons hurl shells
from four to over nine Inches
In diameter at the enemy. Guid
ed missies may be added soon
to Its stockpile of weapons.
Ordnance is responsible for the
repair, maintenance and distrlbu
tion of all vehicles, weapons, am
munition and mechanical equip
ment of the army.
In addition to their specialized
roles, all of the above branches
are trained for combat in the same
manner as the infantry. Engineer
ing and ordnance branches of
KOTC are open only to those tnk
in courses )e;dinR to a scientific
or technical degree.
Colonel James H. Workman Is
head of University army ROTC
with the title professor of mili
tary science and tactics. Colonel
themselves for a large share of
the much-publicized athletic scan
dals which have swept the nation
since last March.
Chancellor Gustavson's remarks
largely seconded those of New
York General Sessions Judge Saul
S. Streit. Last week Judge Streit
sentenced principals m the bas
ketball "fix" scandals, reviewed
the records of several players sen
tenced and pointed out their low
academic ranking in high school
classes. He also described the me
thods employed to assure their
eligibility to play basketball after
receiving athletic scholarships by
"While there is much in in
tercollegiate athletics that is
good and worthwhile and which
must be retained, there is a
decided overemphasis of ath
letics in our school today," Dr.
Gustavson warned. That over
emphasis, he pointed out, pre
sents a direct challenge to the
integrity of educational insti
tutions. The general feeling among the
delegates to the Washington meet
ings was that "the integrity of the
institution must be maintained
and the integrity of the student
must be maintained," Gustavson
The committee began a discus
sion of the question of off-season
practices in various sports, but
the conferees did not arrive at a
conclusion regarding the practices.
This question, will be discussed
more fully at future meetings.
None of the points agreed
upon by the committee have
passed more than the discussion
stage. However, they have di
eted their attention to the
problem of intercollegiate ath
letics and to the certain prac
tices which have tended to un
dermine the integrity of schools.
The next meeting of the com
mittee will be held Dec. 12 and 13
in Washington.
Singers To Present
Christmas Concert
University Singers will present
its annual "Christmas carol con
cert twice Sunday afternoon in
the Union ballroom.
The entire program, under the
direction of Dr. Arthur E. west
brook, director of the School of
Fine Arts, will be presented at 3
and 4:30 p.m. Free tickets for
the concert may be obtained at
Miller and Paine, Union and Ag
The program will open with
"Ode to Peace" by Ralph Wil
liams and close with "Fantasia on
Christmas Carols" by Vaughn
Williams. Several traditional
carols will be included in the pro
gram in addition to three string
quartet selections.
Jack Wells,' sophomore, and
Eugene Kuyper, graduate student,
will be soloists.
The concert is under sponsor
ship of the School- of Fine Arts
and Union activities committee.
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TARGET PRACTICE ... Supplementing his class room Instruc
tion with this on-the-spot rifle practice is this ROTC trainee and
his Instructor. (Daily Nebraskan Photo.)
Workman is a native of Ohio.
During World war II hi- com
manded the 43rd artillery group
of the fifth army in the Medi
terranean theater of operations.
He came to Nebraska from a nnst
as instructor of the Illinois Na
tional Guard.
Each summer advanced ROTC
students attend a six week pe
riod of summer camp. ROTC
units from Nebraska attended
summer camp this year at five
locations. Infantry branch went
Any persons who have not
picked up their Cornhusker
picture proofs at the Colvin
Heyn studios are asked to do
so immediately. The Corn
husker staff is also requesting
all persons to return their
proofs to the studio as soon as
iVkiy Enter
Air Training
Advanced students in the Re
serve Officers Training Corps may
now apply for army aviation
training, regardless of, their pres
ent branchy Col. James H,;Work
mari,x professor of" Military science
at the University, announced
Advanced course army ROTC
students may apply for army avi
ation training any time ai...v ;s
months prior to their expected
date of commission, .-to c
atlirfiments f or "llvfimare u, the
same as for air force officers.'
Officers selected for training
will take their primary flying
instruction at an air force school
and advanced flying and tac
tical training at the army avia
tion school in Fort Sill, Okla.
The. arm v o Derates several tvttes
or, .JBghr "'airplanes' of : advanced
design from light reconnaissance
planes to four seat passenger
planes and helicopters. , These are
used for reconnaissance, adjust
ment of artillery and mortar fire,
movement control and courier
service. All pilots receive the
Graduates Of trfisc6Qfse who
are Interested, and recommended,
may continue training as heli
copter pilots.
An ROTC student who ex
pects to qualify for his reserve
commission next June and who
is interested in army aviation
training will have to transfer
to - one -.of the four divisions,
vmmPSSih. aviation.
These are infantry, artillery,
armor and corps of engineers.
Reserve officers on active duty
or who apply for two or three
years active duty are also el
igible to apply for this training if
they meet' the age and physical
requirements and1 apply for ac-
US Aid To England
Spotlight Thursday
How far should the ' United
SUii.H0iin0( inanfri niuppor t of
Brt.. z
This topic of further aid to Eng
land will be discussed by a panel
of three Lincoln men at an open
NUCWA meeting Thursday eve
ning in Love Library auditorium.
E. N. Anderson, chairman of the
University history department,
will moderate the discussion.
James 7 Lawrence, "editor". of the
Lincoln Star, and Clarence Davis,
retiring president of theNebraska
Bar association, are the panel
A business meeting will be held
from 7 to 7:30 p.m.
to Camp McCoy, Wis.; artillery
to Fort Sill, Okla.: engineers
to Fort Lewis, Wanti,; military
police to Camp Gordon, C.a., and
ordnance to Aberdlne Proving
Grounds, Md.
When they are graduated,
ROTC men are granted commis
sions in the organized reserve. If
a student ranks in the upper third
of his class and is designated as a
distinguished military graduate,
he may be selected for a regular
army commission.
Wehmer, NU Alumnus,
To Address Engineers
A University alumnus, Fred
Wehmer of St. Paul, Minn., will
address the annual convocation of
University engineering and archi
tecture students at 11 a.m.' Wed
nesday in the Stuart theater.
- The convocation, which is
open to the public, is sponsored
annually by members of Sigma
Tau, national honorary schol
astic fraternity in the College of
Dean Roy M. Green of the Col
lege of Archi
tecture and En
gineering an
nounced , - that
all classes in
that college
will be dis
missed for the
E n g i n
eering and ar
chitecture stu
dents having
Courtesy Lincoln
star.classes at 11
a. m. Wednes
day other than engineering will
be excused from their classes but
must make up the work.
Wehmer, who is with the Min
nesota Mining and Manufacturing
company in St. Paul, will speak
on "Industry and You." He will
discuss what the average indus
trial concern expects of the en
gineers it hires and what the in
dustrial engineer expects from
the company which employs him.
A native of Sterling, Wehmer
was graduated with a B. S. de
gree in chemical engineering
from the University in 1926.
He spent five years with B. F.
Places Third
In 2 Contests
The University's crops judging
team, composed of Charles Stuber,
Oren Rawlings Bob Berke and
Don Reeves, won third place in
each of the national inter-collegiate
grain judging contests held
at Kansas City and Chicago last
Stuber was second high in
individual points at the Kansas
City contest in which ten teams
competed. He trailed the win
ner by "ne ' and ' four-tenths
points. The team won top place
in the grain grading division of
the contest.
In the Chicago contest, in which
nine teams competed, Stuber was
seventh high in individual points
and Reeves placed eleventh. The
team was first in gram grading,
third in grain judging and sev
enth in crop and seed identifica
tion. The team was awarded $50
for winning third place in the
Kansas City contest, and the
members of the team were pre
sented bronze medals. White
ribbons were awarded to the
team for third place in the Chi
cago contest, and all members
of the compting teams were
given bronze participation
Three members of the team
participated in each contest.
Reeves was the alternate in the
Kansas City contest and Berke
was alternate in the Chicago con
test. The team left on Sunday, Nov.
18, and returned home last Sun
day. During this time they visited
the U.S. department of agricul
ture's grain supervisors labora
tories in Kansas City and the
Museum of Science and Industry
in Chicago. Also all members of
the judging teams at the Chicago
contest were given tickets to the
Don McNeill Breakfast club.
P.M. Headlines
Staff News Writer
30 Day Cease
U. N. and communist delegates
to the truce talks at Panmun
jom agreed on a 30-day cease
fire line for Korea. Despite
the agreement allied officers
were dubious as to the out
come of the remainder of the
talks, and some doubted that
an armistice could be agreed
upon within the 30-day limit.
Caudle Admits
assistant U. S. attorney gen
eral, Lamar Caudle, testified
in Washington that he got
three cars at a discount
through a taxicab operator in
Charlotte, N. C. Caudle was
fired by President Truman
ten days ago for alleged "out
side activities." Caudle had
been head of the justice de-
US Agrees To Disarmament Talks
PARIS The United States
agreed to an Iraq-Pakistan-Syria
resolution in the general
assembly which called for
talks between the U. S. and
Russia on the subject of dis
armament. The resolution submitted to
the political committee by
these Arab states called for a
meeting between the U. S.,
Russia, Britain, and France
under the chairmanship of
18 Dead In Streamliner Wreck
wreck of two streamliners near
Woodstock, Ala., resulted In 18
deaths and at least 60 injured
The Louisville and Nashville
road's "Cresent Limited"
rammed into the Southern
Railway's "Southerner" as the
Tuesday, November 27, 1951
Goodrich company and four with
the Liquid Caronic corporation
before going to the Minnesota
Mining and Manufacturing com
pany. He has been technical di
rector of the adhesives and coat
ing divisions there for 10 years
Wehmer fs the author of several
publications, chiefly in the field of
F-Week committee will sponsor
a convocation this spring as part
of E-week.
Eligible Men
Seek Votes
Who will be behind the six
black masks at the Black Masque
Campaigning for Eligible
Bachelor began Monday evening
before women
students vote jSts
later this week. IJSmJf W
Voting will
take place on
Ag campus Thursday from 9
a.m. until 9 p.m. in tre Union
On the city campus- women
students may vote in Ellen
Smith hall between 9 a.m. and
5:30 p.m. Friday.
This year six Eligible Bachelors
will be elected. Previously, eight
men were presented as Eligible
Bachelors at the Mortar Board
Tickets are being sold for the
annual turn-about affair by all
Mortar Boards and Tassels. Black
mask souvenirs are also available
from the ticket sellers at five cents
Pictures of the Eligible Bache
lor candidates are on display in
the Mortar Board office in the
Saxophone artist, Tex Beneke
and his orchestra, will lurnisn tne
music for the Black Masque for
mal. ' Beneke was playing in Glenn
- Miller's band before Miller was
killed in 1945. After the war
Beneke was offered the leader
ship of the old Miller band
along with permission from
Miller's wife to use all of his
The present band still main
tains the traditional Miller style
with Beneke innovations included.
Beneke had been a member of
the Miller aggregation since it was
organized in 1938.
RenpUp's t-pal name is Gordon
Tt was Millar who renamed him
"Tex" the first day he reported
to play lor Miner. ceneKe was
horn n Fort worm, xexas. ana
earned his name with his south
ern accent
Four NU Students Attend
National Fraternity Meet
Four students left Tuesday for
the National Inter-fraternity con'
vention which is to be held at
Old-Point Comfort, Va., from
Nov. 27 till Dec. 3.
Students representing the Uni
versity will be Hod Meyers, Chuck
Anderson, Cy Johnson and Larry
Students from universities
throughout the United States will
discuss the way fraternities con
tribute to scholarship, social, unity
and cooperation aspects of college.
Fire Line Set
If the remaining items on
the agenda are not disposed
of within 30 days, a new truce
line must be drawn according
to where the front is at that
Ticklish items still on the
agenda include supervision of
the armistice and exchange of
Car Discounts
partment's tax division.
Testifying before a house
ways and means sub-committee,
Caudle claimed he saw
nothing wrong with accepting
the cars and said he disquali
fied himself when Keith Beaty,
the taxi-fleet owner, was un
der investigation for tax ir
Luis Padilla Nervo of Mexico.
Nervo is now serving as presi
dent of the igeneral assembly,
Frankly doubtful of the out
come of the private talks,
American John Foster Dulles
said that the U. S. would go
along, but added that the de
puty foreign ministers of the
four major countries had
tried unsuccessfully for 14
weeks last year to rench agree
ment on disarmament.
latter pulled out of a siding
for an unexplained reason and
blocked the single track. Both
trains were on the New York
to New Orleans run. The rail
road was equipped with the
latest block signal equipment
which was described by one
official as "fool-proof."
Student Council Adopts
A. Schmidt's Proposals
Juniors and seniors may now file for the new junior
and senior class councils recently authorized by the Student
Council, according to Peggy Mulvaney, chairman of the
campus improvements committee supervising the appointments.
The councils were provided for in a plan introduced to
the Student Council by Aaron r
Schmidt, last year's senior class
president. The two councils form
the basis of a program designed
to propagate class spirit in the
Class council members will
work in conjunction with class
officers to promote the annual
junior-senior prom ana oiner
projects planned by the class
Junior class President Marty
Lewis said he is in favor of an
other attempt at a class picnic
later next year.
Schmidt's plan called for class
councils for all four classes, but
the Student Council set up only
the two UDDerclass councils. They
will be observed during a trial
-period lasting until next spring.
After that period the Student
Council will either make the
councils a permanent feature in
the student administrative system
of the University or abolish the
Schmidt feels that interclass
competition is a quality lacking
in the University. Efforts to gen
erate class spirit with a junior
senior picnic last spring failed
Class councils for each class could
stimulate competition in the
freshman and sophomore classes,
Schmidt claims, and that spirit
would carry through the upper
classes of the University.
Freshmen enter with enthus
iasm instilled in high school,
Schmidt contends, but there is
no outlet for this enthusiasm in
the lower classes. All spirit
therefore is dead by the time
students reach their junior and
senior years, he says.
Applications should be filed in
Dean Hallgren's office before 5
p.m. Friday. A weighted average
of 4.5 is required for applicants.
On Dec. 10 the Student Council
campus improvements committee
will select ix members from each
class to serve on the councils.
Members of the committee are
Miss Mulvaney, Jack Cohen, Dean
Linscott, Mary Lou Flaherty,
Wayne White, Nanci DeBord,
Lanny Esch, Ira Epstein, John
Adams and Georgia Hulac.
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Staff Writer
A small boy's head bobbed up
over the garden wall, and a meek
little voice said, "Please, Miss
Brown, may I have my arrow
"Why certainly, where is it?"
-I think that it's stuck in your
"Can you give my daughter
the luxuries to which she has
been accustomed?" demanded
the girl's father.
"Not much longer," con
fessed the young man. "That's
why I want to get married to
And then there was the one
about two kittens who were
watching a tennis match. One
turned proudly
to the other
and said: "My
pop's in that
"I don't likp
your boy
"He whistles
dirty songs."
The weath
er report for
today indi
cated fair temperatures ahead
with a high of near 52. There
will be no precipitation.
Robert Dott To Address
NU Geologists Thursday
The director of the Oklahoma
Geological Survey, Robert H. Dott,
will speak about the rocks of
Oklahoma at 8 p.m. Thursday in
Morrill hall.
His talk will be based on a
number of Kodachrome slides of
rock outcrops in the state. In his
discussion of various formations,
Dott will stress recent advances
in knowledge of the relation of
rocks to one another and to oil,
gas and other mineral concentra
tions. His appearance in Lincoln
is under the sponsorship of the
University Research Council and
the department of geology. 1
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THE WINNER . . . Jerry Eastin (1.) receives a $li check irom
Prof. T ,11. Gooddlng of the University's agronomy department.
EaNtin won the money for his flral place paper on how the Ne
braNka sred Industry contributes to Nebraska's welfare. The con
test, opened to all agricultural college students, was sponsored by
the Nebraska Seed Dealers association.
The agricultural junior, who Is majoring In toll conservation
studies, will use the money for a trip to the International Uve
tock exposition at Chicago. (U. of N. Photo.)
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Unit Starts
New Work
University Red Cross members
are now serving as assistants to
Campfire and Bluebird leaders.
They have been specially trained
for this work and work through
out the week at churches, schools
and homes.
The work is composed mt
hand crafts and tours to some
of the city's services such as
fire stations and the Humane
society. Special projects for
Halloween and Thanksgiving
were initiated. Requests have
been made for similar assistance
in Girl Scout work. Donna Pilt
cher is in charge of this project.
Weekly movies at the men's re
formatory are another new pro
ject. Marvin Frfedman was in
charge of the first movie which
showed the Nebraska-Penn State
football game. Verl Scott, a mem
ber of the varsity football squad,
went along to explain some of the
The movies were originally
for the younger men but at the
request of the older men they
will be shown to everyone. The
film was lent to the Red Cross
by John Bentley, publicity di
rector for the Universityrft
Epstein is the head of this spe
cial committee.
The Campfire assistants are
Phyllis Firestone, Carol Patterson,
Yolanda Davis, Sue Pflug, Diane
Feaster, Jan Glpck. Carol Else,
Marie McDuffee, Marilyn Fehmert,
Greta Craig, Phyllis Schock, Janet
Grimm, Pat Yearsly, Kay Som-
mers, Carol McCown, Donna Pilt
cher, Donna Elliott, Barb Peters,
Mary Ludi and Joann Todd.
Registrations Due
For Friday District
YM-YW Meeting
Conference time is here!
All students interested in at
tending the YWCA and YMCA
district conference should con
tact their respective offices to
day. This semester's conference
will be held at Hastings college
Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Cost of the conference will be
less than $5 plus minimum trans
portation expenses. Transporta
tion will be provided.
The theme of the conference is
"Freedom Are We Losing It?"
Topics for discussion groups are:
Freedom of Christian Youth and
War, Freedom in Education, Free
dom in Government, Freedom in
Free Enterprise, Freedom and So
cial Pressure, Freedom in Infor
mation and Freedom and God's
Main speaker will be the Rev
Richard Gary, Yale graduate now
associated with Cotner house.
Other speakers will include Earl
Dyer, city editor of the Lincoln
Star, and faculty members of Ne
braska colleges.
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