The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, February 06, 1952, Image 1

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    VOL. 51 No. 78
Coed talent will be displayed
Wednesday and. Thursday eve-
nings when 1G women's organized
houses try out for the annual
Coed Follies to be presented at
the Nebraska theater Tuesday,!
Feb. 26.
Approximately 10 skits and
curtain acts will be chosen by
Associated Women Students
board members, sponsors of the
show; Miss Helen T. Martin, in
structor of physical education
for women; and Jack Wen
strand, business manager of
University Theatre.
Skits, limited to eight minutes,
Try-Out Times
7:15 p.m. Deltabelta Delta
7:30 p.m. Alpha XI Delta
7:43 p.m. Delta Gamma
8:00 p.m. ifappa Delta
8:15 p.m. Pi Beta Phi
8:30 p.m. Gamma Phi Beta
8:45 p.m. Kappa Alpha Theta
9:00 p.m. Alpha Omicron Pi
9:15 p.m. Alpha Phi
9:45 p.m. Love memorial hall.
7:10 p.m. Towne club (at
7:30 p.m. Sigma Delta Tan
7:15 p.m. Chi Omega
8:00 p.m. Kappa Kappa
8:15 p.m. Sigma Kappa
8:30 p.m. Alpha Chi Omega
71U Olmcutac
He: "Does John Jones, a stu
dent, live here?"
Landlady: "Well, Mr. Jones
lives here, but I thought he was a
eight watchman."
Stolen from the Nebraska
She doesn't drink,
She doesn't pet.
She doesn't go to
College yet.
He (to girl in formal): "Do you
like wearing evening gowns?"
She: "I ieel that nothing is more
Decoming to me."
He: "I have no doubt of that;
dui wouiani
that be going a
trifle too far?" r
A variation
of the "fair
and warmer"
routine was
given out by
the weather
author ities
about Thurs
day's condi
tion. The day
will be fair,
but only
slightly warmer.
Almanac Definitions
After-Dinner Speaking An oc
cupation monopolized by men
women can't wait that long.
Bore One who insists upon
talking about himself when you
want to talk about yourself.
Chorus Girl One who never
worries about getting ahead be
cause she doesn't need one.
Obesity A surplus gone to
es if3
Inmate, His Teachers
Discuss Rehabilitation
Today on Page 4 The Daily Nebraskan is presenting
an exclusive story about an inmate from the Nebraska
State Reformatory for Men who is attending classes at
the University.
This man's participation in class activities on campus
is part of a new rehabilitation program being instituted
at the Reformatory by George L. Morris, superintendent.
Day' Svmis, Errands Are forgotten
There are few traits which !
raise man above the status of
an ape; one of these is the ability
- to bend his thumb to meet his fin
gers; another is the ability to co
operate with his fellow man.
The Nebraska chapter of Sin
fonia, national professional mu
sic group, has shown a new type
of cooperation this semester. Its
pledges decided instead of the
usual informal initiation of fool
ish errands, swats or face-paintings,
they would like to do some
thing constructive, prodding the
active chapter approved. Their
idea was to set up a day of house
cleaning in the University's mu
sic building. Upon presenting this
idea to the active chapter, the
pledges found that the chapter ap
proved whole-heartedly.
Twenty-three pledges met Sat
urday morning all ready to give
the building & real scrubbing
wash walls, wood-work and win
dows. Dr. Arthur Westbrook, direc
tor of the School of Fine Arts and
chairman of the music depart
ment arranged with Henry Wos
wer,' foreman of University cus
todians to have buckets, hops prf
all other usable material ready for
them as they entered the door.
"The idea," reports Denny
r. . 1 u 1 1 u .
if v,aJ
croven verv successful Aftpr all
paddlin is kind of stuoid. and
sign-swiping a little jerky if you
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une 01 tne peiages taking pan
ra o
and curtain acts, which must not; Holland; Kappa Delta, "Cornfield
exceed five minutes, will be Follies," Amy Palmer,
'judged on originality, , costumes, ' Pi Beta Phi, blood bank scene,
audience appeal and length. (Betty Lester; Gamma Phi Beta,
Of thf ants rhncon in olr. "Sonhistieated Circus." Jo Rerrv
jn tho sh nnn u,ir,, w
each group will be selected, by
the following judges:
Miss Mary Mielenz, associate
professor of secondary education;
Earl Jenkins, instructor in voice;
Dallas Williams, director of Uni
versity Theatre; Mrs. Lois Weaver,
instructor of physical education
for women; Miss Maxine Trauer
nicht, instructor in speech and
dramatic art. -
Houses competing in the pre
liminary tryouts this week and
their themes and skitmasters
are as follows:
Delta Delta Delta. "Crisis in
Candyland," Pat Clapp; Alpha Xi
Delta, Irish musical, Louise Ken
nedy; Delta Gamma, "Hannah in
Havana," Sara Devoe and Lynn
Drs. Tucker Donate
Museum Collection
A valuable collection of rare
Chinese articles has been given
X tV 7 7, 71
museum director,
& . - .-.-.I'm".,
The collection is the gift of
two University alumni, Drs.
Francis F. and Emma B.
Tucker, The Drs. Tuckers who
graduated from the University
in 1894 and 1896 respectively,
were Congregational medical
missionaries in northern China
for more than 30 years. In 1941
they retired and returned to the
United States. The Tuckers
were awarded a Joint Dis
tinguished Service Award from
the University Alumni Associa-'
tion in 1947.
The collection of 250 pieces,
which also includes Mongolian
and Tibetan articles, was collected
by the Drs. Tucker during their
long stay in the interior of China.
The unusual and authentic
Chinese articles date back to the
dynastis which ruled China;
many centuries before Christ.
Included In the collection are
brass and bronze ware, pottery
and porcelain, clothing, silk and
other fabric tapestries, and
paper and felt items. Other
articles many of them rare and
Rosenlof To Speak
To Cosmopolitans
Dr. G. W. Rosenlof, Dean of
Admissions, will be the guest
speaker at a Cosmopolitan club
meeting Wednesday night at 7:30
p.m. in Room 315, Union.
Rosenlof is especially interested
in foreign students. The topic of
his talk is "Why a Cosmopolitan."
The meeting is open to the pub
INITIATION . . . Slnfonla pledges
tion Into the national professional
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L Ed Kln 3ob Patterson and Kieth Eck. (Daily Ne-
braskan Photo.)
quoted: "It was a type of Help
Day instead 01 Hen uay and we
f,and Lvrm Lnlnff! Karma Alnha
Theta, winter wonderland theme,
Marilyn Bergh and Lesley Gram
ger; Alpha Omicron Pi, "Prosper
lty Jones," Darlene Stephenson
Alpha Phi, "Rumplestiltskin,",duciioiu drin. im. mc,t. "
jo Meiien; Love Memorial hall,
choice between farm and city life,
Clarice Fiala, Joan Meyer and
Eleanor Erickson; Towne club,
Jams Trabert
Sigma Delta Tau. "Up and
Atom," Rosanna Locke; Chi Ome
ga, Indian fable, Phyllis Firestone;
Kappa Kappa Gamma, "Invitation
to Immigration," Phoebe Demp
ster and Jan Schmittman; Sigma
Kappa, Santa's toyland scene,
Norma Erickson and Betty Hearn;
Alpha Chi Omega, under-the-sea
scene, Marilyn Pederson and
Snooky Coryell.
highly valuable are of jade,
pewter, wood and bamboo.
Miss Marjorie Shanafelt and.versity Theatre always interest
iNatnan Mnh er nf the museum
staff have prepared a cross sec
tion of the collection for visitors,
under the supervision of Prof.
Mott David, curator of anthropo
logy. Part of the display has been
designed to show the evolution of
utensils and tapestries.
NU Authors
To Compete
In Contest
Trie Delian Union literary so
ciety has opened its annual short
story contest for unaffiliated stu-
dents enrolled in the University.
tix cash prizes will be awarded
first place, $20; second, $15; third,
$10, and three honorable mentions
at $5 each.
Dr. Louise Pound heads the
judging committee which will
consider the short stories on the
basis of originality, aptness of
thought, style, and adherence to
conventional short story form.
This form consists of a story
with few characters, a limited
setting, one central theme, an
intensive rising development to
ward the climax, and compact
ness. All manuscripts should be post
marked not later than midnight, I
March 31, 1952, and addressed to
Mr. C'ark Gustin, alumni sponsor
of Delian Union, at 2233 D Street.
Stories must be between 1,500
and 4,000 words in length, type
written and double-spaced on
standard 8V2XII white, unruled
paper. Contestants may submit
any number of stories, but all
must be original and never before
published in any form. They may
be stories written as classroom
The name and address of the
contestant, a statement that the
story conforms to the contest
rules and the title of the story
must be typewritten on a de
tachable page which accom
panies each manuscript.
doing helpful work for initla-
music Yroup at the University
really had fun doing something
'. 4im hi ii 1 r . Jl
it happened at nu...MEMBER5HIP CAMPAIGNS
yen, that's a snap course,"
a student told his consultant.
"You don't have to go to class
or anything. I didn't take a note
all year. No quizzes or daily
papers." V
"Gee, what did you get out of
"Oh, I got a three . . .
Highi Praise
(lidllor'i Note: Dick Miller, llalversity len
ior in the Collem of Am and Hciences, will
write rrifinitM nf Th..iu .
Staff Reviewer
From Henry James' classic
short-story, "The Turn of the
tcrew, William Archibald
fashioned a faithful and
mospheric play, "The Innocents."
In a production last Wednesday
and Thursday, the play came to
life with near-professional skill
and polish. Under the direction of
Marjorie Miller, a senior in Arts
and Sciences, the production re
vealed a fine feeling for mood and
suspense suspense which built
continuously from the beginning
to the final, dramatic endmg.
Marian Uhe, as Flora, conquered
her most difficult role with polish
and a sureness of timing which
made her part both convincing
and memorable. It is never easy
for a college student to play a
ten-year-old girl, but all difficul
ties were forgotten in Miss Uhe's
tender and wistful characteriza
tion. In the part of Miss Giddens.
Betty Lester showed the compe
tence and feeling which have
made her performances in Uni-
ing and rewarding. Apart from a
slight uncertainty in movement
and gesture, Miss Lester's per
formance was 1 strong and subtle;
her realization of the horrors
around her grew with the horror
of the audience, to a surer and
controlled climax.
Charles Petersen, playing
convincing performance in Uni
versity Theatre. Although he was
excellent in the early scenes of
the play, his character seemed to
become more convincing and take
on greater significance as the play
progressed. His character was
subtly and finely drawn and cre
ated throughout.
As Mrs. Grose, Marjorie Miller
performed with her usual compe
tence and skilly Her acting created
a "Character oi strength and sensi
tivity a perfect foil for the mys
terious occurrences of the play.
However, it was as a director that
she showed the highest degree of
theatrical talent in "The Inno-
'their revelation of horror is the
basis of the play, and both were
superbly brought out in the pro
There remains only to compli
ment the technical workers on the
production for their fine and im
pressionistic work.
KFOR Combo To Play
At Newman Club Dance
Newman club will hold a dance
Friday evening from 8 to 11 p.m.
in the Union ballroom.
Music will be furnished by the
KFOR combo and refreshments
will be served. The dance is open;
to the public.
P.M. Headlines
Staff News Writer
Truman Stays In Primary
WASHINGTON President March 11 ballot
Truman decided to leave his
name on the ballot in the
New Hampshire primary. In
a surprise move the president
agreed, in effect, to a popu
larity contest with Sen. Estes
Kefauver whose name was
also previously entered on the
Five Counterfeiters Seized
CHICAGO Five men have
been seized by secret service
agents for their part in a
multi-million dollar counter
feit 1 irrency racket. The
racket is described as "one of
the biggest in the nation's
Agents raided the gang's
Air Force Pleads
confidential weapons and
equipment will be unveiled
before a senate committee for
the first time as the air force
pleads , its case for the 1953
budget. The classified equip-
One Of Every Seven. Is US Employee
CHICAG O Alex Dreier of forty in 1932.
Niiu .news commentator, re
leased some eye-opening fig
ures on the extent of the fed
eral bureaucracy. Obtaining
his figures from the govern
ment itself. Dreier reported
that there are now about 12
million people on the federal
payroll, or about one out of
every seven of U.S. citizens.
This is compared with one out
Gray Assigned
KOREA After being shot
down four times by commu
nist anti-aircraft fire over
Korea, Cmdr. Paul M. Gray
was ordered to a desk job
aboard the carrier Essex. Vice
Adm. Peary, commanding task
force 77 off ,the Korean coast,
decided that the balding, 35-year-old
CO. of fighter squad
ron 54 had risked his neck
often enough for his country.'
Twice Gray was forced down
into the icy seas only to be
picked up by patrolling allied
naval craft. Twice he made
forced landings, his plane a
sieve from red ground fire.
Lay onclhes Prive
A 12-man University YMCA ship meeting, at which nominees Christianity and personal rei.
committee has launched a two and for city campus offices will be'tions, noon luncheon-discussio
a half -week membership drive de-' announced. Officers will be elec-! groups, Bible study and fireside
signed to contact personally 400 ted March 4. I chats. In the last group a choice
prospective YM members. Each male student contacted in of meeting places includes profes-
Contact with individual Univer -
sity students will be made through
campus fraternities, coops and the
independent Student association.
The drive, begun Feb. 1, will
continue through Feb. 19, ac
cording to Phil Messner, acting
president of the City Campus
YMCA. Dale Babcock, Jr., is
chairman of the membership
Climaxing the drive, a week
later, will be the YM all-member-
20 TNC Candidates
Selected For Finals
Twenty finalists for Typical
Nebraska Coed were chosen Tues
day night by Associated Women
Students board members and four
faculty judges.
The 20 will take part in a
AWS Board
Filings Open
On Tuesday
Coeds who will be sophomores,
i : 1 ; x
aiu,,uoj d"u heu.l"ri inS" year lay
dents board
positions starting
Candidates will be inter
viewed at a later date by sen
ior board members to deter
mine the nominees to appear on
the slate for spring elections.
Positions will be open for five
seniors, four juniors and four
sophomores to serve on the AWS
board for the 1952-53 school year.
Candidates must meet the fol
lowing requirements:
1. She must be a bona fide
member of the class which she
wishes to represent. That is, she
must be carrying a sufficient
number of hours to meet the class
requirements by the end of this
(89 hours tor senior
53 hours for junior
s: z'
,i standing and 27 hours for sopho
more standing.)
2. She must have a weighted
average of 5.7.
3. At the time of nomination
she must have no scholastic delin
quencies (no downs, failures or
Filings will be open at Ellen
Smith hall from Tuesday, Feb.
12 throueh Tuesday. Feb. 19.
Th AWS board serves as the
'governing body for all University
women. It makes rules concerning
'scholarship, closing hours and ac-
tivitv Doints. In addition, the
board sponsors Coed Follies and
the women's Ivy Day sing.
Mr. Truman still insists that
the use of his name in N.H. is
not to be taken as an indica
tion that he will be in the
race for the democratic nom
ination by the time the con
ventions meet next summer.
printing plant from which has
come about $2,500,000 in bogus
funds in the past five years.
Phoney $10 and $20 bills from
this source have shown up all
over the world. The remainder
of the participants in the coun
terfeiters ring are being
Budget Case
ment is
now reposing under
sheets in a corner of the com
mittee hearing chamber. The
air force hopes to persuade the
senators not to cut defense ap
propriations in the proposed
$52 billion budget
The Truman administration
has spent one-third of all the
money ever spent by the fed
eral government.
At present there are 34 sepa
rate governmental agencies
which acquire land, 44 deal
with agriculture, 65 gather
statistics, and 93 others lend
xuuciaA lux uiuuey. w
To Desk Job
Last month Grey flew 100 mis
The admiral's order failed to
reach Gray before he took off
on his usually early morning
interdiction mission, however,
and you guessed it, he was
shot down again. This time'
the plucky St. Johns, Kansas
aviator was fished out of
Wonsan harbor under the
noses of red shore batteries.
When he finally got back to
the Essex, the admiral had
only one statement, n addi
tion to the belated orders.
"From now its paperwork."
the current membership drive willjsor's home, dormitory, fraternity
: be asked to list his preferences for
participation in the Y's discussion-
action groups, workshops, activi
ties and committees. A mimeo
graphed sheet, containing avail
able program features, will allow
interested students to check their
Six discussion-action groups
have been planned for the sec
ond semester. These include reli
gious beliefs, practical politics,
style show during AWS' annual
presentation of Coed Follies,
Tuesday, Feb. 26. A Typical Ne
braska Coed, chosen from the
finalists, will be presented the
night of the show.
Finalists are Connie Clark, Al
pha Chi Omega; Nancy Whitmore,
Mpha Omicron Pi; Mary Ann
Kellogg, Alpha Xi Delta; Mary
Jean Niehaus and Lura Ann Har
den, Chi Omega.
Tina Woster, Delta Delta Delta;
Jane Calhoun and Susan Rein
hardt, Delta Gamma; Joan Hol
den and Joan Hanson, Gamma Phi
Beta; Neala CDell, Kappa Delta;
Sue Gorton, Kappa Kappa
Elizabeth Gass and Harriet
Wenke, ilappa Alpha Theta; Terry
Barnes, Pi Beta Phi; Syvia
Krasne, Sigma Delta Tau; Marilyn
Cook, Love Memorial hall;
Loomis hall.
Final interviews will be held at
the Union Tuesday evening, Feb.
12. Candidates are to wear casual
. Faculty judges at Tuesday's
interviews were Woodrow W.
Reed, Junior Division instruc
tor; Nathan B. Biumberg, asso
ciate professor of journalism;
lledy S. Neumann, Instructor of
architecture; Mrs. Virginia
Trotter, assistant professor of
home economics.
AWS board members who
judged were Sharon Fritzler,
Marilyn Clark, Mary Jane Bar-
nell, Nancy Button, Marilyn Moo-
mey, Pat Wiedman, Gertrude
Carey, Hester Morrison and Jean
W Coeds' Plans Progress
for Annual Penny Carnival
A spirit of gayety and carnival
atmosphere will prevail in the
Union ballroom Saturday, Feb. 9.
The occasion will be the annual
Penny Carnival, held from 2 to 4
A combination of faculty judg
ing and student voting will deter
mine this year's winner of the
traveling trophy for the best and
most original booth. The winner i
will be announced at 4:30 n.m
with voting closing at 4. i ?e ,the feature of this booth. The
m. 1fl ,. . lucky number 13 will win a prize.
fw nJLM&fr5 UPS and Alpha XI Delta-A girl dressed
their carnival ideas are: M a glass of pink leIonade will
Sigma Delta Tau Dart Your , represent the Pink Lemonade
Dwelling. The booth will contain theme of the Alpha Xi's.
replicas of organizerhouses on Alpha Phi Police, deputies and
campus. A prize will be given to sheriffs will bring people to the
those hitting their particular phi jail to be bailed out by fri
house with a dart. ends.
Sigma Kappa Chinese SKingo. Towne Club Black seals with
When a roulette wheel is spun, a balloons on their noses will be the
girl will present the spinner with 'object of this dart throwing booth,
free candy from one of the holes Delta Gaama A slot machine
numbered from one to nine. jwith sorority names in the place
Pi Beta Phi The Pi Phi Pound of the usual lemons, etc., will give
Parlor. A weighing scale will be'a jackpot of three Delta Gamma's,
the central theme of this booth. L Residence Halls for Women
Kappa Kappa Gamma-Chez! Wl11 be thrown at a large
satin and velvet decorated salon. I bSdancer,
Kappa Delta Mad Hatters. chi Omega A horseshoe pitch
Girls sitting in large hats willWiu take place to represent the
give a small replica of their hat "Omega."
to whoever can toss a ball inside Alpha Chi Omega The Alpha
the hat. Chi's will be targets for marsh-
Kappa Alpha Theta The pre-1 mellows at a shooting gallery.
CARNIVAL TIME . . . Kappa Delta pledges are busy working on
their theme for Penny Carnival. Sitting on the fioor are (1.)
Jean Schott and (r.) Jo Ann' Crosswell. At the table are (1.) Ra
mona Laun and (r.) Satty Matteson. (Daily Nebraskan rhoto.)
Wednesday, February 6, 1952
house, Y lounge or other sugges
tion. Listed on the mimeographed
are a weekly radio program,
Chaplain's workshop and week
end workcamp.
YM activities include singing
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""V'l".- " .
I ;uui uitiaiiiuiai oui uuj a vvuin.
and overnight and weekend re
treats. Nine committees will function
for city-campus YM this semester.
Choices allowed on the sheet are
foreign movies, sports, worship,
social, freshman work, publicity,
overnights and retreats, fireside
chats and all-University forum.
Space is also provided on the
perference sheet for prospective
members to check their musical,
journalistic or cooking abilities.
In connection with the mem-
bership drive, copies of "Y's
News" are being mailed to a
number of University students.
The list, however, does not in
clude nearly all city-campus
men, according to Sam Gibson,
YM executive secretary. Those
not receiving the "News" may
obtain copies at the YM campus
headquarters in the Temple,
Gibson said.
The membership drive commit
tee includes Chairman Dale Bab
cock, Jr., Gary Wirsig, Bob
Crownover, John Methusaleh, Phil
Messner, Lynn Brady, Don Reeves,
Steve Eberhart, Rex Messersmith,
John Woodin, Gene Wohlner and
DuWayne Furman.
Woodin. president of Norris
House, will contact campus coops.
Messersmith and Wohlner will
take charge of reaching fraternity
lHusker Handbook
Interviews Today
Interviews for positions on the
Husker Handbook staff will be
the major item on the agenda at
Wednesday's Student Council
meeting. Candidates will be in
terviewed by Council members
and the student members of the
Publications board Juanita Redi
ger, Glenn Rosenquist and Charlcj
Editor, assistant editor, busi
ness manager and photographer
will be appointed.
Council members also will con
tinue discussion of the proposed
election by-laws.
The meeting will be held at 4
p.m. in Union Room 315. It is
open to all students.
sentation of the Thetas will be
string-pulling, with a penny prize
for all but one string. One grand
prize will be awarded to the
lucky person who pulls the correct
Alpha Omicron Pi Peg-An-A-O-Leg.
Spectators will try to ring
AOPi legs with hoops.
Gamma Phi Beta A roulette
wneei w.ltn tne montns 01 ine year
and a 6lrl to represent each, will
if ,
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