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Tuesday, November 27, 1951
The Foot
boll B
During the past several weelis, several new
developments have appeared on the national hori
zons concerning one of America's favorite pastimes,
Part of the furor was touched off by a state
ment by Judge Saul Streit, who sentenced some
of the basketball players Involved In the scandals
of last spring-. At the same 4ime, he commented
that football too has dirty hands. Widespread
recruiting of football players wonld scandalize
the nation if full details were known, he said.
Several colleges including Michigan, William and
Mary, Ohio State and Denver university were
among those unfavorably mentioned by the
The judge's statement contributed to a demand
by Maryland's governor, Theodore R. McKeldin,
that the athletic set-up at the University of Mary
land be investigated. Judge Streit had pointed out
that 60 of Maryland's 97 bowl-bound gridders are
from out of the state. Maryland's football coach,
Jim Tatum, former head mentor at the Univer
sity of Oklahoma, said he welcomed the probe.
Democrats charged that republican Governor Mc
Keldin was making a "political" inquiry.
Before the season started, the president of
William and Mary resigned because he was in
favor of the old scholarship system, while his
successor, a retired admiral, favored de-empha- which might need attention, he says, are the
sis. v , athletic scholarships, some of the "snap" courses
'' ' " X offered for athletes, recruiting of outstate athletes,
Over the week-end, Lou Little, football coach spring practice and post-season games. These, he
of Columbia's Lions, told newsmen that he opposed says, If corrected mignt Dnng looioau w
easy courses for athletes as well as certain physi- what it should be: a sport,
cal education courses. Little ridiculed players who
take such courses as tenting and bait and fly- I think Rice is very nearly correct In his state
casting. (Nebraska offers a course in bait and fly ments. He says "Why shouldn't football players be
casting.) He said that the solution might be to taken care of? All right. But call them Bears,
have a rigid set of entrance examinations, enforced Giants, Packers or Kama.
Tom Riscfie
duced oversealou alumni with a perverted In
terest in the sport . . . These are the men who
are influential in promoting among young boys
a distorted idea of what It really means to play
football; these are the ones who think that foot
ball players will have no trouble finding Jobs
because everyone is glad to hire them.
". . . It would be my guess that largely because
of widespread recruiting practices, the term foot
ball player has become synonymous with ape,
and it is often better for the applicant to omit
mention of his gridiron record until after he has
the Job . . .
"Bigtime football Is a poor bargain for those
who play the game."
Grantland Rice presented what he considered
the three major schools of thought on the football
1. Those who think that football is fine as it
2. Those who enjoy football, but think that
it has many ills that need to be remedied.
3. Those who think that football "has grown
out of bounds" and should be abolished as an
intercollegiate sport.
Rise says the second choice is the "only one
urhirh makes sense for the majority. Some of the
by a national body.
In an article reprinted from The Atlantic
Monthly, Reader's Digest presented the views of
Allen Jackson, member of Michigan's football
team for throe years. Some of Jackson's views on
the subject:
"One of the most harmful aspects of college
football having become 'big time' Is that the spon
taneity Ms been taken out of the sport . . .
"Reason now tells me that football is only
a single, minor part of a college education and
hoald not be more important than other parts.
Football is one of the nation's major bus
inesses. Time was when the football team was a
bunch of nice guys who played the game be
cause they enjoyed it. Now many of the players
find that the game is no longer fun, but long
hours of hard work. The old motto: "It's not whe
ther you won or lost, but how you played the
game" has become obsolete. The new motto is
"Win or ELSE!" Behind this motto is the philoso
phy that somebody has to lose, but it had "better
not be us!"
Fans enjoy seeing a good game of football. But
indications are that the game is being ruined by
people who though lew in
fces "win or else"
'"Big-time coaches-and I want to point out that number have a great deal of Influence. The coach
. .. t--i..i. w thp,v nmritim. with has a gun at his neaa wmcn may u "
which I find fault are aware that, if studies come
first, second-rate teams are likely to result. You
are darkly frowned upon if you miss practice for
the sake of study ...
. . Unreasonable emphasis upon winning is
bound to lead to unsportsmanlike conduct. Vir
tually all of my teammates were clean players,
bat the atmosphere of big football often turned
the team spirit Into mob spirit when the group
as i whole accepted actions which to the indivi
dual would seem unsportsmanlike .
"The so-called glory of playing in the Rose
Gratified By Convo Turnout
(The views expressed in the
Dear Editor column are those of
the writer and not necessarily
those of The Daily Nebraskan.)
To The Editor:
The University Committee on
Convocations was highly gratified
at the splendid turnout for the
convocation of Nov. 19, featuring
Maurice Hindus. So splendid, in
ract, was tne attendance that the
facilities of the Union were
strained to their utmost.
The Director and staff of the
Union deserve the highest praise
for the manner in which they
rose to the occasion. An apology
is in order, however, to those
who came and could not find a
The decision to hold the convo
cation in the Union ballroom was
made after prolonged debate in
the committee. The ballroom and
the Coliseum are the only places
on the campus which can be con
sidered for an All-University con
vocation. Neither is completely
satisfactory. The committee erred
in its forecast of attendance. We
shall not make the same mistake
The 8,000 people who were
jammed in the Union proved
that University community will
support worthwhile convocations.
The Convocations Committee,
for its part, promises that it will
do its best to bring to the campus
programs which are worthy of
your support; we shall bend every
effort to make certain that ade
quate accommodations for every
one will be available at all future
Chairman. .
Thanks From CU
To the University of Nebraska
Student Body:
On behalf of myself, the mm-
i botfc Heart and Dagger
auu luuuur ooara, ana the stu
dents of the University of Colo
rado, I would like to express my
greatest appreciation to the mem
bers of your Senior Men's and
Women s Honoraripe om
Students of Nebraska for a very
Everyone that has spoken to me
concerning your hospitality last
weekend has said that they had a
very wonderful time. Everything
was done to show us an enjoyable
wceneiia ana we really do
predate it.
he does not produce a winning team.
Tn win this winning team, naturally the school
must go out and try to obtain the best material
possible whether the material be located in Cali
fornia, Maine or somewhere in between. To get
a boy from Maine to come far away irom nis stare
requires money. Soon this contest for players be
comes little more than an auction. And having paid
fabulous sums for players, their eligibility must be
assured. So grades may be "fixed."
And so the story goes. Once a player nas Deen
I also wish to thank you for in
viting our Senior Honoraries to
take part with you in beginning
the "Buffalo Head Trophy" tradi
tion between our schools.
Next year I sincerely hope that
we can show you as enjoyable a
time as you did us.
Very sincerely yours, '
President, Heart and Dagger
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado
On The Air
3:00 Ray Brown
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3:30 Charlotte Plays
3:45 Dream Awhile
4:00 Fun with Facts '
4:15 Curtain Call
4:30 Curtain Call
4:45 Story of Jazz
5:00 Sign Off
at miLLErs
NU Amylases Sent
To Labs, Industries
New types of bacterial amylases
developed six years ago at the
University are being requested by
many industrial and research
laboratories, Dr. G. L. Peltier,
head of the bacteriology depart
ment, said Monday,
Thirty-five laboratories of In
dustrial concerns and educa
tional and other governmental
research agencies located in
seven foreign countries and
thirteen states have been ship
ped cultures of the bacterial
Dr. Peltier and three. former
University associates developed
the new cultures.
Bacterial amylases are sub
stances which have the ability
to digest starch. The Nebraska
developed amylases are able to
digest starch into a liquid, or
into a form of sugar, more ef
ficiently and at greater speed
than other previously known
They re also more resistant to
high temperatures and can be
cultured or grown on both solid
mediums, such as wheat bran, and
Biz Ad Honorary To Hold
Initiation, Dinner Tonight
Thirteen seniors will be Initiated
into Beta Gamma Sigma, national
honorary scholastic fraternity in
the College of Business Admini
stration, at the organization's ban
quet and initiation ceremony
Dr. James M. Reinhardt will
discuss "Sociology Looks at Busi
ness," following the banquet
which begins at 6 p.m. in the
Union ballroom.
Initiates will be Lyle D. Altaian,
Jack B. Cohen, Douglas R. Dale,
Richard Hoover, Jean J. Hunter,
Roland R. Kasper, Paul F. Liene
mann, Dennis E. Mitchem, Leon
M. Novak, Glen R. Ostdiek, Robert
E. Patterson, Robert R. Relchen
bach and Lester G. Smith.
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Bowl is meaningless, as is any glory which is bought lor a certa n " Tto is
nothing more than the product of a publicity man's from taking a littl e more
imagination. n0 evidence that this has occurred so lar, mit
"The importance of winning makes it absol- it Isn't beyond the realm of possibility. It hap-
utely necessary to field the best team possible on pened to basketball.
important Saturdays, regardless of injuries . . . Football Is a good sport. But It Is retting a
The perverted bigness of football has pro- little out of hand.
Trial By Accusation
A reputation Is based only on a person's past,
but it may ruin his future. Decisions he has made
and steps he has taken, no matter the clrcum
atances, make his reputation good or bad. But even
the best reputations may be blasted by lies and
malicious gossip.
There is a growing tendency in our country to
blast reputations with shallow or hypothetical
facts. The greatest exponent of this new game is
a senator from Wisconsin named McCarthy. For
some reason, Joe McCarthy Just loves to blast
reputations. He cast ugly aspersions on the char-
Don Pieper
Action on McCarthy was a political step and
the United States senate did not want to step out
too far until they knew how their constituents
felt about character blasting gentlemen. Maybe,
they must have thought, our people wish to con
riftnn lies. If thev do. we of the senate must con
done them also. There has been a great deal of
comment that this congress has failed to do much
beyond investigating. But they have tailed to in
vestigate one of the most obvious falacics in Amer-
ow a mnn who hides Denina senawriai
act, of Mrs. Anna Rosenberg assistant .ecretary , ca wlthout sufficlent proof.
of defense; they were proved to be utterly false, immunny anu cu
Since there has been tnis oovions ick oi ini
tiative on the part of the senate to try to curb
this trend of character blasting, the Nebraska
University Council of World Affairs, better
He warned the country that Phillip Jessup, U.S
delegate to the United Nations meeting in Paris,
lias been prone to make decisions that are to the
eventual benefit of Joe Stalin.
But the biggest surprise came when Mc
Carthy started In on the character of Gen.
George C Marshall. Marshall, ex-secretary of
Isfense, waa a great leader In the second world
war and a man of undisputed character In the
minds of nearly every American. When Mc
Carthy tr?an slinging his lies at Marshall, many
twspl- ' :d that here was the time that this
taer jH be stopped. Sorely, if his accusa
t2or so obviously false, hla fellow senators
?ou put the clamps en this noisy solon from
Wisconsin. But the rest of the senate Just sat by
and taid, "tsk, tak."
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known at NUCWA. Is sponsoring- a petition to
be sent to congressmen asking that positive ac
tion be taken to stop malicious assaults on the
characters of Individual clthsens. Plans for this
petition are definitely in the formative stage
now but very shortly students may be asked
to sign it.
NUCWA has no objection to anyone who finds
people in our government working for ends bene
ficial to our enemies. It is a most worthwhile prac
tice to find enemies before they do too much harm.
But NUCWA cannot understand why citizens,
especially officials in important offices, should be
exposed to accusations of disloyalty wnen inese
We must realize that this is a Just country accuMtioni cannot be backed up with the truth,
Ver no man saouid e conssaerea gumy ui
rrown to beyond any shadow of a doubt Most ....
Srporterot we must maice our iegwiauv i- UQffyniTIOnS lupf.!vi realize this. Even men of acknowledged ....
tstateaen like Senator Taft are seemingly afraid
t come out strongly against McCarthy's tactics.
Tbere have been motions made In the senate to
Lapsach McCarthy but this body of 98 American
l?.f isktors withdrew from all responsibility as
t&'.zter es possible. They were afraid.
The Ursinus Weekly at Ursinus colege, Penn.
has come up with a good definition of the football
"The time of year when you can walk down
the street with a blonde on one arm and a blanket
on the other and no cop gives you a funny look.'"
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