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City Campus Voting
On Eligible Bachelor
Eligible Bachelor elections held on the city campus have been
declared invalid by Sharon Fritsler, Mortar Board president said
Mortar Board invalidated the city campus election, she said, be
cause there was an error on the ballots. Bachelor elections held Thurs
day on Ag campus were not effected by the error.
The city campus election for the six eligible bachelors will
be held again Wednesday in Ellen Smith hall. Polls will be open
from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Women must have their ID cards with
them to vote.
' The six candidates chosen as
1951 Eligible Bachelors will be
presented at the Black Masque
ball, Dec. 14 in the Coliseum. Tex
Beneke and his orchestra will
play for the ball.
the ball may
b e purchased
from any Mor
tar Board or
Tassel for $3
per couple. The
same groups are also selling black
mask souvenirs for five cents
In previous years, eight Eligible
Bachelors were presented instead
I The candidates for Eligible
Pat Allen, junior. Rex Coff
man, senior; Dick Huebner,
sonhomore; Bill Knudsen, sen
ior; Dean Llnscott, junior; Jack
Literas, senior; Hod Meyers,
senior; Jack Nichols, junior;
Dick Regier, senior; Bart Roch
aian, sophomore; Marv Sulval
sky, senior; Dale Turner, soph
omore; George Wilcox, senior;
Dick Cordell, junior.
Les Demm, junior; Pete
Bergsten, sophomore; Jack
Greer, junior; Gary Jones,
sophomore; Dick Lander, sen-
NU Art Galleries Display
Photos Of Citty Planning
An exhibition of enlarged
photographs illustrating the prin
ciples of city planning from the
ancient cities of Greece and Italy
to those of the future is currently
ron display at the University art
galeries in Morrill Hall.
The exhibition, sponsored by
the University chapter of the
American Institute of Architects,
will be on view through Dec. 17.
i DAVIS AT NUCWA
Before Nation Grants Loan To Britain
In discussing another loan to
Britain, we must first discuss the
foreign policy of the United
This opinion was voiced by
Clarence Davis, retiring president
of the Nebraska bar association,
during the NUCWA panel dis
cussion Thursday evening.
Bridge enthusiasts will have the
opportunity to enter the Union's
Chairman Eldon Shaffer and
his recreation committee are in
charge of the competition which
will be Saturday in the Union
ballroom from 1 to 5 p.m.
Only partners may enter the
contest. Contestants may sign up
for the contest in the Union ac-
tivities office or in their respec
tive organized houses this week.
Winners of the bridge tourna
ment last year were the Phi Delta
Theta team, Jamie Curran and
Builders Elects Ting Lilly
Meet, Convention Head
Ting Lilly was elected to the
Builders board. Miss Lilly is re
placing Mary Lou Flahery who
was in charge of mass meetings
She is a member of the All Uni
versity Fund, Coed Counselors
f RED CROSS COLLEGE UNIT ENTERTAINS
A troupe of 16 entertainers,
helpers and card players presented
a talent show at Veteran's hospital
Thursday evening. The show was
sponsored by the Red Cross Col
Master of ceremonies was Henry
Cech. Jan Harrison, accompanied
P by Gladys Novotny, sang "Make
Believe." Jeanne Schott played a
piano solo, "Ritual Fire Dance,"
and Dave Hart sang "All the
Things You Are."
Ann Launer gave a reading,
"Pigtail Tales." Marymaude Bed
ford played a marimba solo,
"Petite Waltz," accompanied by
Shirley Ochsner. Janet Ickes cang
"Beacuse of You." Delores Garrett
and Marshall Christensen sang a
duet, "Tea for Two."
Bob LaShelle, chairman of the
RCCU entertainment committee,
coordinated the group. The
mental hospital is the next spot
on the entertaining agenda.
Beveiley Bush, Pat Moran and
Bruce Kennedy, members of the
entertainment committee, accom
panied the troupe. ,
The all-University caroling,
party, Dec. 19, will be an RCCU
.sponsored event. Busses will be
c hartered to take all students in
terested in caroling to places such
lor; Max, Littleton, junior;
George McQueen, senior; Jim
Munger, junior; Mort Novak,
senior; Tom Rische, senior.
Jim Smith, senior: Jim Terry,
senior; Wayne White, junior;
Con Woolwine, senior; Joe Gif
Host To 70
An estimated 70 men from nine
colleges and universities attended
the Province VI convention of Phi
Mu Alpha Sinfonia, men's pro
fessional music organization, in
Lincoln, Saturday and Sunday.
The University chapter was host
to delegates from Simpson College,
Indianola, la.; Drake University,
Des Moines; Iowa State College,
Ames; Coe College, Cedar Rapids,
la.: University of South Dakota,
Vermillion; Morningside College,
Sioux City; Iowa State Teachers
College, Cedar Falls, and the Uni
versity of Omaha.
The program included registra
tion and a business meeting Satur
day morning, and a visit to a Uni
versity Singers rehearsal and an
other business meeting in the aft
ernoon. At a banquet in the eve
ning each chapter presented a
part of the program at a banquet
in the evening.
Denny Schneider of Lincoln is
president of the local chapter and
Carlton Chaffee of Simpson Col
lege is province governor.
"Frankly, I'm quite disturbed
because I can't find out quite
what our foreign policy is' re
In his opening argument
Davis attempted to define the
American foreign policy since
he believes that the foreign
policy ought to have as its pri
mary purpose the protection of
liberty for the people of the
The secondary aim of the for
eign policy should be to protect
the peace of the world, he said.
"Peace may always be pur
chased at some prices, but with
out personal freedom it means
nothing," he said.
David said in his closing re
marks that we must not over-ex
tend ourselves in the present situ
ation for we cannot back all of
our promises up.
Joining Davis In a discussion
of another loan to Britain,. J. E.
Lawrence, editor of The Lincoln
Star, said he thought Mr. Davis
was of the opinion: "My coun
try, may she always be right,
but my country, right or
He went on to say that Amer
ica has been giving loans not be'
cause of love of humanity but be
cause we thought we, must help
Great Britain. '
"But have the loans and the
Marshall Plan aid been good for
America?" he asked.
It was brought out that since
the turn of the century the great
nation of England has been
steadily declining in prestige until
by giving more and more loans we
TALENT PLUS . . . University students entertain at the Veterans hospital in the Red Cross spon
sored Talent Show. Taking part are (1. to r.) Bob LaShelle, Ann Launer, Jeanne Shott, Jan
Harrison, Jan Ickes. Dave Hart, Marshall Christensen, Gladys Novotny, Shirley Ochsener, De
lores Garrett, Marymaude Bedford and Henry Ce ch, master of ceremonies, (back row) Pat Moran
(hidden) and Beverly Bush. i . .
as the mental hospital, Veteran's
hospital, Orthopedic hospital and
the two orphanages.
Veteran's hospital receives
music on Tuesday and Thursday
afternons when Martha Hamil
ton, Marilyn Loloff, Mary Fitter-
VOL. 51 No. 51
33 File For
Class Council Posts
Twenty-five" juniors and eight
seniors have filed for positions on
junior and senior class councils.
Names of the applicants will
not be released until each can
didate's average is checked by the
office of student affairs. A
weighted 4.5 average is required
Applicants who are approved
by the office will be inter
viewed by the Student Council
campus improvements commit
tee and junior and senior class
are only temporarily rebuilding a
nation past its prime.
Lawrence said, "We could not
plan our futures without the
strong Anglo-Saxon ties, how
ever." E. N. Anderson, moderator for
the discussion and professor of
history at the University, asked
several questions. For example:
"Will another loan to Britain do
British exports and imports
were discussed, as was tsnusn
economy since 1920.
In closing Lawrence said,
"Trust in kind providence to
carry us through."
Ned Conger introduced the
panel of three members at 7:30
in Love library auditorium
Thursday evening. The next
NUCWA meeting will be Dec. 13.
Wait Till February
Because the county chapter of
the Red Cross has an oversupply
of blood donors, students who
signed up to give blood in Novem
ber were not called, Jane White,
board member of the Red Cross
College unit, said Thursday. .
Lincoln donors, she said, will be
asked to eive in December. Out-
state students will not be called
until February, she said, because
final exams and the Christmas
vacation period will conflict with
the Lincoln schedule of the blood
Donors are allowed to give blood
only once every three months.
man and Betty Hansen play re
quested records over the public
Card players who visit the hos
pital tin Tuesday and Thursday
evenings include: Sue Christensen,
Jane Jordan, Barbara Findley,
dfficefsr'Only Student Council
members, however, will select
the council members.
The interviews will begin at 4
p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, m the Stu
dent Council room of the Union.
The newly-appointed class
councils, six from the junior and
six from the senior classes, will
be announced following the in
The class councils will be es
tablished on a trial basis until
next spring when the Student
Council will evaluate the plan.
Councils will work in conjunction
with class officers to promote the
annual . Junior-Senior prom and
other class functions.
The councils were estab
lished in a plan introduced to
Student Council by Aaron
Schmidt, 1950 senior class presi
dent. The two councils form the
basis of a program designed to
propagate class spirit in the
Members of . the improvement
committee are: Peggy Mulvaney,
chairman; Jack Cohen, Dean Lin
scott, Mary . Lou Flaherty, Wayne
White, Nanci DeBord, Lanny
Easch, Ira Epstein, John Adams
and Georgia Hulac.
Commandant To Receive
Traditional COA Insignia
Presentation of the
Commandant will be the high
spot in a succession of a ten-part
preliminary ceremony at the Mill'
tary Ball Friday.
At 8 n.m. the ROTC band will
begin a short concert before the
Janet Campbell, Gwen Wisner,
Svlvia Leland, Jackie GrIZiiths,
Barbara Dunn, Louise Nelson, Kay
Barton, Jo Wallace, Peggy Wells,
Barbara Wiltse. Mary Belle Bald.
win, Phyllis Colbert, Mimi DuTeau
and Nancy Widner.
I A university faculty member
and three students will be soloists
(in the University Choral Union's
presentation of Handel's oratorio,
"The Messiah," at 3 p.m. Sunday,
Dec. 9, in the coliseum.
The four soloists are: Earl
Jenkins, instructor in voice; Mar
jorie Murphy, graduate student;
Marjorie Danly, junior, and Jack
! Sinrlnr the tenor solos will be
Jenkins, who has sung in per
formances of "The Messiah" at
Scottsbluff and Ogallala. Besides
giving private voice lessons, he
directs a chorus and madrigal
group. He is also director of the
First Christian church choir.
Miss Danly, alto, has been a
soloist with the University Sing
ers, the Madrigal Singers and the
spring oratorio. She is a student of
David Foltz, professor of voice at
the university. She is also gov
ernor of the Residence Halls for
Women, vice president of Delta
umicron, proressionai music so
rority, and a member of the Coed
Miss Murphy, soprano, is a
graduate of Texas Wesleyan col
lege, where she was a "Messiah"
soloist and also appeared with the
college orchestra. She has studied
privately at the Juilliard School of
Music with Rene Maison and in a
class with Maggie Teyte.
Anderson will be singing the
baritone solos. He is regular
soloist at the First Church of
Christ, Scientist, and snng some
of the solos in the University
Choral Union's 1940 presenta
tion of "The Messiah." He also
appeared in '.'The Chocolate Sol
dier" in New York and several
other cities, and made an ap
pearance as soloist at the Easter
sunrise service in Ventura Bowl
in California. He has studied
with William Brady in New
York and is a pupil of Alma
Wagner at the university.
The five Choral union groups
and their directors are: Agricul
tural college chorus, Altinas Tullis;
University Singers, Arthur West
brook; University chorus I, David
Foltz; University chorus II, Earl
Jenkins; Grieg male chorus, Sam
uel Wall, and Lincoln male chorus,
Dr. Westbrook, director of the
school of fine arts, will conduct
the 600-voice chorus, while
Emanuel Wishnow will direct
the university orchestra.
Student oratorio accompanists
are Marilyn Paul, Audrey Schul
ler and Roberta Lewis. .
The performance is free and
open to the public.
color guard appears The audience
will salute the colors with the
singing of the National Anthem.
Senior members of the COA
and their ladies will form a
grand march later In the eve
ning. When officers are in their
places, the crack squad will per
form followed by the sabre
guard. Members of Pershing
Rifles compose the crack squad
while junior officers make up
the sabre guard.
The Honorary Commandant will
be presented at approximately
8:30 p.m. Identity of the HC is
kept secret until the time of her
She, will wear the traditional in
signia of the Honorary Comman
dant It represents all three ser
vice branches of the University.
Although the details of her dress
are a secret according to Darwin
McAfee, she will wear regalia
similar to that of past Honorary
The HC is elected by the COA
from a list of seven finalists
chosen by an all-University
election. Competing for the
title this year are Carole De
Witt, Jo Eaun, Nancy Button,
Jackie Sorensen, Jackie Hose,
Dee Irwin and Jay ne Wade.
George Hancock will serve as
master of ceremonies and present
the Honorary Commandant. COA
president McAfee will give the
new HC a bouquet of roses.
When the Honorary Comman
dant has been presented, the sen
ior officers will continue their
grand march. As the march fin
ishes, McAfee will walti with the
HC. All candidate officers will
then join in the first waltz. This
concludes the preliminary cere
monies, and the public is invited
to dance to Lionel Hampton and
, A in) die rs on
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One In A Million . . .
Watch that light before you
cross the street or, statistically
speaking, you may be one in a
There may be safety in num
bers but not when the numbers
are indications of the ever--increasing
number of traffic
deaths that occur every year. The
National Safety council reported
that by the end of 1951, over 40,
000 people will be killed on
American roads. One of this group
will be recorded as the millionth
traffic fatality in a half a century.
The first traffic fatality on
record occurred in New York
City on Sept. 13, 1899 when a
By MARLIN BREE
"Have you prepared for this
"Brushed my hair and put on
"Did you hear about the Scotch
man who got on the trolley car
and it said 'pay as you leave'?"
report for to
day is as fol
a low of 30 and
a high of 50.
with few light
Women, generally speaking, are
u HOWARD McGRATH. attorney general, expressed "de
light at the prospect of appearing before house tax probers. He
said he was disappointed that he had not been called bti before
McGrath insisted, however, that he would go before the house
ways and means subcommittee only at a public hearing
GEN. MATTHEW B. RIDGWAY announced that the Korean
air war took on a new light as UN fighters were attacked by
12 communist bombers under heavy fighter escort, American
sabrejets destroyed seven red bombers, damaged three more and
shot down four escorting fighters.
LAMAR CAUDLE, former assistant U.S. attorney general,
admitted that he got three cars at a discount through a taxicab
operator in Charlotte, N. C. Testifying before a house ways and
means subcommittee, Caudle claimed he saw nothing wrong with
accepting the cars.
SEN. KENNETH WHERRY, 59, died in Washingtoir Thurs
day. Among those mentioned to succeed the Nebraska republican
are C. Petrus Peterson, Lincoln attorney; Mrs. Arthur Bowring,
Merriman housewife and vice chairman of the republican state
eommittee; Earl J. Lee, Fremont attorney, and J. Francis McDer
mott, senior vice-president of the First National Bank of Omaha
and present king of Ak-Sar-Ben. fc
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WINNIE RUTH JUDD, Arizona's "tiger woman,"was" cap
tured by Phoenix police Friday night. The trunk murderess had
escaped from the Arizona state hospital for the insane Thursday.
The fading, red-haired tiger woman of two decades ago offered
no resistance and went quietly to the police station with two
officers. The escape was Mrs. Judd's fourth from the state hos
MA J. GEN. HENRY I. HODES, member of the allied truce
delegation in Korea and deputy commander of the Eighth army,
has been given command of a combat division in Korea Maj.
Gen. Claude B. Ferenbaugh, commander of the Seventh division
in Korea, will succeed Hodes on the armistice delegation. His
job as deputy Eighth army oommander will go to Maj; Gen
William K. Harrison Jr. ' J
GUSTAV E. FRAZER, only survivor of a maritime tragedy
which took eight lives, was found adrift in a lifeboat off the
coast of Charleston. Also in the boat were the bodies of the yachi
owner and his wife. Their 13-year-old son died shortly sftei
the four were found by a navy minesweeper. Upon being res
cued, Frazer sobbed, "I've been here for five days. Give me some
WINSTON CHURCHILL has sent word that fee does not
intend to seek financial aid for Britain when he confers with
President Truman here early in January, The prime minister
also told an American official in London that he has no par
ticular set of subjects la mind for his talks with Truman-. .
JAMES M. McINERNEY, assistant attorney general in charge
of the criminal division of the department of justice, announced
that federal grand juries vill convene across the country early
next year to probe underworld conditions in a follow-up -of the
senate crime committee's work. . , .
Monday, December 3, 1951
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bachelor real-estate man was
knocked down and run over by
an electric taxicab in Central
park. A horse drawn ambulance
rushed him to the hospital, but
he died soon after his arrival.
The headline printed the next
day in The New York Times
might well have been left stand
ing. It would be needed approxi
mately 922,000 times in the next
50 years. To quote J. C. Furnas
in a recent article in Collier's
magazine, "What war had taken
176 years to accomplish, irre
sponsibly operated . automobiles
have done in little more than half
National Safety Council re- '
ports state -ihat 17 -per 'cent of
all drivers involved In fatal
1950 accidents had been drink
ing. They added that in that
same year, seven out of every
100 drivers in 1950 "disregarded
traffic control device.
Most people are under the il
lusion that the majority of traf
fice accidents occur in rain, fog
or snow. The Council's statistics
show that only one in six fatal
traffic accidents last year occured
under these conditions. It is usu
ally under these poor weather
condition that drivers and pedes
trians go out of their way to
obey safety laws carelessness.
Careless inhibitions usually go
go down along with the weather.
No one can tell just where
the millionth traffic accident
will occur. It may be on the
highway; it may be at a traffic
intersection; or, as impossible
as it may seem, It comlsl easily
occur here at the University.
Being Miss or Mr. Million is
an honor that no one wants.
Through safe and sane driving
and walking, we can all live a lit
tlelonger. The News.
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