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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Monday, February 18, 1952
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Revision Of Social Work Planned
Board To Ptrhd
NUCWA To Hear Halferty tegS;
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HESPERIAN STUDENT . . . monthly publica
tion started 80 years ago this month.
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ilings Opm for 2 Coed Boards
Thirteen students have been ar
pointed to the Union board. They
wiu serve as permanent commit
The new members include:
Owen Beach, general entertain
ment; Delores Carag and Sherrill
Clover, office; Nancy Hemphill.
personnel; Agnes Anderson, pub
lic relations; Charlotte Hervert
and Hal Mardis. music: Pat Nel-
lis, house; Pat Rogers and 'John
Tatom, recreation, and Jean
Sweeney, square dance.
Lorraine Corvell and ShirW
Murphy are also permanent mem
bers of the public relations com
Social Workers Discuss Care
Of Foster Children, Casework
DAILY NEBRASKAN . . . golden anniversary.
Files prove it "ain't what it used to be."
Along with other famous birthdays this month ad run by the University was particularly Inter
comes the birthday of the "grand-dad" of The esting: "The University of the State was opened
Daily Nebraskan. The student publication as we last September under favorable conditions, and
know it today, truly, "ain't what it used to be." thus far has been prospering and successful." Of
The month of February marks the 80th year the faculty, the ad says, "The faculty, at the pres
that a publication representing the University ent, is composed of five professors, skilled in their
has been edited by students. several departments of instruction. To these there
This fact was reevaled by the discovery of the will be added two more at the opening of the
Hesperian Student," in the pamphlet files of the next college year." And concerning apparatus, "The
University library's reference department Volume institution is liberally supplied with apparatus,
4, umir me ursi copy oi me paper, tnen a cabinet, hbrary, and all needed faculties taught
inonuuy, is aaiea eDruary, 1872. At that time, the The philosophical and chemical apparatus is es
"Hesperian" was edited by J. S. Dales, who was pecially large and valuable."
ne of the two students in the first graduating The lead story in the first issue bears the dra-
cass matic headline, "How far the dramatic faculty
iuuuuujr was puousnea Dy me .raiaaian is compatible with the Love of Truth." The
society, and according to an article in the first edi
tion "the paper is a very presentable and spicy
The first edition presents a more or less terri
fying picture of the southwestern part of the
United States in an article by a correspondent for
the Springfield Eepublican entitled "The Humors
of the Far West," written about New Mexico: "Like
author of the article was J. S. Dales, who closed
with this paragraph, "I am ready to conclude,
therefore, with the assertion, that the cultiva
tion of the dramatic faculty; so long as it does
not amount to to serious an exaggeration of that
which has been already established, is not in
compatible with the love of truth."
The motto of the paper was "Qui non Proficit
all countries beyond civilization, the low value on Deficit," which translated means, "He who doei
wuiuou me is at ursi siaruwg, dui one gets used not profit, loses."
10 nearmg over me morning coUee, of some horror. Another noteworthy article contained in the
"7" - "uea oniy oy me natives; nrst edition is borrowed from the Omaha World
it becomes merely an every day item to know that Herald. It illustrated the interest of the University
the Apaches have murdered a few miserable in the people (and the prospective students) corn
Mexican shepherds, or that somebody had shot his ing to Nebraska from the East "Mr Georee W
Z. ;eas;; Gn. Emigration Agent, has just returned from
" " " Pw are wew York, where he has hn
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iast five months in organizing colonies for emigra
tion to Nebraska. Mr. Gratton informs us that there
will probably be about 40 families from Orleans
county. Mr. Cornelius Schaller, agent of the Bur
lington In England, writes to us that one thousand
English emigrants will leave that country for Ne
braska early in the spring. There are merely straws
indicating the direction of the wind on this sub
ject of immigration which will Dour 100.000 mm
Then this one, containing a note of alarm and People into Nebraska in the next 18 months than
expressing one of the problems of the libraries of il now contains."
It is amusing to step Into the reading room
and see with what velocity certain students read
some of the largest and most scientific works in
our library" and "The University inaugurated its
second term on the 7th, with from 25 to 30 new
students. This speaks well for the management
t Chancellor Benton and his noble corps of
the day, "We have known students to take uo the
Congressional Globe (now the Congressional Rec
ord), read it through and be perfectly satsified in
five or ten minutes. We hope the students won't
be greedy in the matter and read all the books
through at once."
The paper contained long articles on the
status of education and treatise on life In the
abstract Headlines were small and one line only,
or sometimes stories Just began without a headC
This was the Datty Nebraskan of 80 years ago,
now buried deep in the library vaults. The Hes-
" """w vayei, we nespenans DacK page perian lasted aproximately 30 years and then
was given over to advertising, with most of the made way for its grandchild, The Daily Nebraskan
firms represented now long out of business. The still going at the age of 50!
Graduate engineers of the Unl.
yersity are finding "greener pas
tures ' for careers within the bor
ders of our state.
This was reported by Dean
Roy M. Green of the Engineer
ing and Architecture coilege be
fore a group of University
alumni living in Washington,
D. C. They were celebrating the
81st anniversary of their alma
Dean Green said "in vears nast
too many of our eood student
left the state immediatelv after
receiving meir degrees. Until re
cently less than a third stayed in
Nebraska. During the past five
years over 55 per cent have found
that the pastures look greener for
careers in our state."
The ability of those staying in
Nebraska, Dean Green said, are
me same as tnose leavme for iobs
Dean Green praised the qual
ity of Nebraska's engineering
graduates, pointing ou that Ne
braska is one of five schools
which has a perfect record of
passing licensing exams given
by the New York state board
of examiners for professional
"Our students are the best ma
terial in the United States," he of graduate professional work in
said, "i would not wish to be a school of social work and were
dean of any other institution." employed in aeencies offerine
uean ureen aaaea. i casework services.
Eighty professional social work
ers from Nebraska and five sur
rounding states attended the
seventh annual special institute
sponsored by the University's
School of Social Work Friday and
The student program included
two discussion sections led by
Afrs. Helen Harris Ferlman, as
sociate professor at the Univer
sity of Chicago, and Miss Doro
thy Hutchinson, professor at the
New York School of Social
Work, Columbia university.
Miss Hutchinson, in discussing
current problems in care of foster
children, said "it is important to
realize that the foster child is not
prepared psychologically for the
sudden separation from its par
ents and does not have a normal
background of love and security
to fall back on."
According to Miss Hutchinson,
the problem of making the child
understand the situation must be
handled with warmth and under
standingallowing the child to
"save face" despite the humiliat
The primary duty of the so
cial worker, said Miss Hutchin
son, is to be the kind of person
a child will respond to because
"a child will change and learn
for the individual he likes, and
not for the situation."
Mrs. Perlman told the second
discussion group on casework
problems that "diagnosis must
involve not only the nature of the
sickness or problem, but also the
physical and internal resources of
the individual and environment to
combat the illness."
"There is a tendency latelv to
iocus on tne sickness rather than
the person with the sickness," she
Social workers attending the
two discussions, whicli were
limited to 40 persons each, had
each completed at least one year
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CASEWORK AND FOSTER CARE . . . Two prominent social
workers. Miss Dorothy Hutchinson, (1.) and Mrs. Helen Harris
Perlman, spoke, to discussion groups at the University School of
Social Work's special institute Friday and Saturday. Miss Hutchin
son led a discussion on care of foster children and Mrs. Ferlman
spoke about casework. (Courtesy, Lincoln Star.)
KAM To Hold Seventh
Annual Photo Contest
AAUW Offers Annual $100
The Lincoln branch of thelwriters or enclosed with th an
American Association of Univer-' plication blank.
sity Women is offering its annual. Application blanks and letters
$100 scholarship to undergraduate, must be sent on or before March
women at the University,
Any woman with a high
scholastic average who expects
to graduate in June or August of
1953, 1S54 or 1955 and can show
evdence of financial need is eli
gible to apply. Application
blanks may be secured at the
office of the Dean of Women in
Ellen Smith hall or in the home
economics office at the Ag col
lege. When applying, coeds are asks
to give the registraar's office writ
ten permission to send their grades
' Kappa Alpha Mu, nationaf col
legiate photo-journalism honor
ary fraternity, has announced its
seventh annual competition for
anyone regularly enrolled in col
lege or university.
Entrants may submit up to ten
prmts with no more than five en
tries in each of the four classes,
picture story, news, feature, and
Judging will be done in both
amateur and professional divi
sions. Persons earning at least
half of their income from photog-
7, 1952, to Miss Mary E. Guthrie,
UDU layiwiia Drive, Lincoln.
Between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Fri
day, March 14, the committee
will meet the applicants for per
sonal interviews in Ellen Smith
ball. A definite appointment
during those hours must be
made through Dean Marjorie
The winner will be announced
at the Honor's Convocation April
The local AAUW undergraduate
scholastic scholarship is a part
to the scholarship committee. Two of the general policy of scholar
letters of recommendation, one of ships and fellowships promoted by
WAA To Reveal
Slate March 14
The date for announcing candi
dates for Women's Athletic Asso
ciation officers has been tenta
tively set for March 14, according
to Mary Hubka, Mortar Board,
in charge of coed spring elections.
Two candidates have been se
lected for president, vice presi
dent, secretary and treasurer by
the senior members of the WAA
council executive board and have
been approved by the WAA coun
Scholarship of the candidates
must be checked by the registrar's
office and approved by the dean
of women before the candidates
may be announced, according to
Dee Irwin, WAA president.
General election of the officers
will be held in Ellen Smith hall
March 19. The officers wil serve
until second semester next year.
Law Review Editor
John M. Gradwohl, Law Col-
must be submitted by the appli- fellowships for international study
cant These letters may be sent are also awarded annually by the
uijctnj j ujc luiuixiiiiee uy uie national jju w.
which is from a faculty member J AAUW national. PosfrraH,,1, "urT'. a.w
e k k 1;' ut " 1.7:1 ilce junior was eieciea eaitor-m-
chief of the Nebraska Law Re
view by the student board of edi
Gradwohl has served on the
Review for the past two years.
He held the position of recent
case editor last year.
ine Nebraska T-w Review is
the official publication of the
State Bar Association. It publishes
druoes 01 proiessional interest
RCCU To Start
Classes Feb. 21
Film Series Blanks Now
Available In Union Office
Membership blanks for the film! tournament will end Wednesday
society are available in the Union at 10;30 p.m First round fixdshed
The first film in the series to
be shown next Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
deadlines to remember
Two Harvard Lads Endure
48-Hour Slapping Contest
snapping back, "If we need li
quor to sustain the college sys
tem, then we had better aban
don the coilege system."
rem per, temper, dean! Temper-
( Editor's Note: Today's Stolen
Goods column ts written by a
guest columnist, Connie Gordon.
Miss Gordon Is society editor of
ITjb Daily Nebraskan and for
mer Stolen Goods columnist)
Well, ft feels like home again ance, temperance, boys!
being back at the old post because!
I do love to piagenze. . jegany, Syracuse . , .
First, it was the goldfish-eating!
" Connie Gordon "
setups) on the whole idea by (college. They wrote and I ouote:
Some like it cold, some like it
Some freeze, while others
And by some fiendish, fatal plot
They room with one another!
W0II cninehinir toll v.:. l-
T . . . . I i.u wc uua u
.n' ::r"U.n J" today. . . . M more copy!
University ofSvr t HI be seeing you again. .
meir lavonte Enelkhman. thw soon 1 nopei
. - ( .1 . I f T ' WAA ".rMilf nwiluU. - I
eomesis in me iwcnuwi jnuf u yiuuauiy answer en masse:
is was a two day teeter-totter con- Winston Churchill. , "
test! And this year, it's a slapping! This year, after sending Chrtst-!f3 Irsrlr Rririln.
contest Two Harvard students mas cards to the different houses, fvVi J lUO
fuappeu cacn vuicn ...vuu. icici a, uic cromers OI
second lor s nours ior munej
The reason for a contest of
this type at B. they claimed,
was to beat a Russian slapping
ward at 17.2SI slaDS.
After the grueling 48-hour slap
session, the two swollen-faced
boys collected $123 from class
mates who naa dct on. me aiuur.
After the whole affair was over,
the two slap-happy sophomores
admitted that their story of a Rus
sian record was a hoax. They said
they -merely thought it would be
a good story to tell newsmen.
Welt they were right! It was,
end still is, a good, if not silly,
The annual water safety in-
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at the Esquire theater is "Birth !"L u !"" " "saay,
of a Nation," filmed in 1915. - "'Kw"5n in Jou n.a CM?es
... .. .... . 'ann tn v7 atin VK urhon
vie for the" diBminjJb
$1,20. General public tickets are!s round robin. rf
Other movies Included on the
ticket are "Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
Hyde," filmed in 1921 and star
ring John Banrmore; "M,"
filmed in 1937, starring Peter
Lorre and "A Short History of
Animation," featuring Walt Dis
ney cartoons. Mutt and Jeff,
McC&y and animated paintings.
The dates for
r V- s.
the Union ballroom. Other
rounds should be played in the
Union ping pong room. Rules for
playing are posted in the play
for six consecutive Thursdays
Students interested in enroll
ing must be 18 years old and
have passed the senior life sav
ing course, and have a health
permit. Everyone must furnish
their own suits and girls must
Sponsored by the Lancaster
Phi Sigma Delta found they had
20 cards left So. thev decided t
send these cards to such celebrities
as Ava Gardner, President Tru-l I Iff
-nd to i mow MvaiiaDie
Yal university students recent-
man, Winston Churchill
17 other such notable Azures.
None of the boys expected to
receive any anrwer from any of
these luminaries, but as final
week approached, the social
chairman of the house received
a letter postmarked from Eng
land. It was a thank-yon note
headed II Downing street,
In his own wrltlnt the Prime
Minister wrote: "Dear" Phi Stoma
Deltas, Thank you so much for!
trim king or me. My best wishes
lor a prosperous new year. Wins
ton S. Churchill."
The story didn't say whether
P md iSWSSfLlr: o the illustrious luminaries to
vl " clu "l " '" whom they sent cards. Which way
college dances. The reason behind jj, ne!ind?
their attempt was this: "The duty .
f Yale is to gfve a social as well!. c..
academic education to Its wvu jiwic , . .
as a n
The dean didn't agree. In fact,
2e Uiftw cold water (or eold
Stolen is the following verse
from The College Eye, student
newspaper of Iowa State Teacher's
Membership application blanks
for Block and Bridle club, ani
mal husbandry departmental, are
available in Boom 201, Animal
Husbandry hall, until Friday.
Requirements for member,
ship are an Interest in animal
husbandry, sophomore standing
and a weighted 4.5 average.
Projects EDonsored hv h
Block and Bridle club are a chili
feed during Farm and Home
Week, a collegiate judging con-
ies ana me eiocK and Bridle
Show, a showmanship contest
along with other horse acts.
Block and Bridle officers are
Bex Messersmith, president;
Ward Hansen, vice president;
Rex Coffman, secretary; and
Leiand George, treasurer.
Charlie Adams is the faculty
adviser for the group.
soring the societ
Three students and a faculty
member will form a panel for a
"Marriage in Wartime" discussion
at the Better living series discus
Don O. Clifton, Instructor in
history and principles of educa
tion, will be faculty moderator
at the meeting.
Joan Krueger, editor of The
Daily Nebraskan, Jerry Johnson,
president of Innocents, and
Ernie Bebb, Union Board mem
ber, will participate from the
student angle. ,
Better Living seres will be held
in union Room 316 at 4 p.m
Thursday through March 16. Cof
fee will be served. Ag holds
simultaneous discussions on Wednesday.
Lynn Kunkel, Union convoca
tions committee chairman, re
ported that more men than women
attended the last series meeting.
"They're anxious to learn a
woman's wiles," she said.
"The Prince and the Pauper"
will be shown at the Union ball
room at 7:31 p.m. Sunday.
Errol Flynn and Claude Rains
star in this film version of Mark
Round two In the table tennis
Union Stu, Union actlvites mas-
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little sprite who fows1 UnLn6 .5ila' A
aaies lor u-if. .A ... u -i" "UBi cuurse win nave
the t h r e el,..,..;: ,autnonzed instructor-trainers in
movies arefluan , ' ' " Wat?r Safcty' Miss Eunice Way'
March 16, April! fiure js frequently con- Holiie Lepley and Mrs. Virginia
S and April 20. necti? Union activities. When you Roberts, as instructors. Anyone
An introduc-!!6 f1"- you U know something's interested in entering should call
tion will pre-jbu2zln at the Union. 'the Red Cross office, 2-5988.
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movie. ThomjNavy Wants You
Snvder's e e n - L
tee and the Fine
ment are spon
raphy will compete in the pro
Two major awards will be
given. The 11 volume Encyclo
pedia of Photography will be
awarded the portfolio winner
of the professional class, and
the winner in the amateur class
will receive a scholarship to
the University of Missouri
Photo Workshop, May 11-19,
1952. The winner in the ama
teur class will also be given a
bonus of $25 if his pictures em
phasize college life.
First, second, and third place
winners in each class of both di
visions will receive certificates of
award, and all "participants plac
ing in the show will receive cer
tificates of merit.
Enetries will be judged at the
national convention of Kappa Al
pha Mu, April 11-12, at the Uni
versity of Nebraska.
Judges will be Larry Robert
son, chief of the photography
department of the Omaha
World-Herald, Neale Copple,
assistant Sunday editor of the
Lincoln Journal-Star, and Wen
dell Hoffman, University of Ne
braska Photo Service.
Entries may be submitted to
Prof. Ray Morgan, School of Jour
nalism, University of Nebraska,
til April 1, 1952.
Entry blanks and contest rules
may be obtained by writing to
Vernon E. Miller, national execu
tive secretary, 18 Walter Wil
liams Hall, University of Missouri,
Ivy Eve Dance
At City Hotel
A constitution for the Junior-
Senior Class council and repre
sentation of the organized houses
at council meetings are being
planned by the council officers
along with tentative plans for the
The prom has been tentatively
scheduled for Ivy Day night in
the Cornhusker ballroom, ac
cording to Dick Phelps, senior
class secretary. Phelps stated
that plans are being made to
use an applause meter to select
the prom queen in order that
"the queen will be selected only
by those attending the dance."
These plans will be submitted
to the next council meeting for
Joe Gifford. senior rfass nrmst.
dent, has announced that plans
have been made for representa
tives of the organized houses to
attend council meetings. Gifford
stated that 55 houses have been
contacted to choose representa
tives to attend the next meeting,
Feb. 28. at 7 n.m. in the lining
and only six have replied. He em
phasized that the houses contact
him as soon as possible.
Gifford and Phelps, along with
John Adams, senior class vice
president, are working on a eon
stitution for the council. When
completed, the constitution must
be approved by the Junior
Senior Class council and the
Student Council before taking
tViWf's Offer Summer Training Period
or Coeds In Molly's ROC Program
Two six-week summer training
periods at iia in bridge, Md. with
au expenses paid by the govern
ment plus a salary. of at least $95
a month during those neriodn are
available to any coed enrolled in
tne WAVE Reserve Officer Can
Navy representatives will be
at Ellen Smith hall Monday
afternoon, Tuesday and Wed
nesday to explain the program
for training future Waves.
Miss Margaret Wiedman. Uni
versity senior who has completed
two summers in ROC school, will
lead a discussion about the pro
gram Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Ellen
Smith hall. Miss Wiedman will
executive officer of NROTC.
The Wave officers will -be avail
able for individual conferences in
Ellen Smith hall Monday from 1
to 9 p.m Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5
p.m., and Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. Anyone who cannot be in
terviewed during these hours may
comaci me wave oincers through
uean jonnston and arrange sDe
cial appointments Monday, Tues-
oay or Wednesday evening.
ine swo KUt summer pro
grams are known as the basic
and advanced training periods,
and will stress Indoctrination in
essential naval subjects, ac
cording to navy literature.
Candidates enrolled in the pro
b mmmicsinnad o sn r,frn in gram 6o not receive pay. Da id
the Waves this summer. (Scholarships or any other finan-
Other speakers Tuesday wfll be
Lieutenants Anderson and Wieler,
wave oincers on active duty at
the Great Lakes Training station;
Lt R. T. George, Wave procure
ment officer at the Naval Afr sta
tion in Lincoln; and Lt. Cdr. J.
E. Halligan, Inspector instructor
at the Naval Reserve Training
center in Lincoln.
Introducing the speakers will
be Lt Cdr. John Palmer, ,
ciai support irom me U.S. navy
of the U.S. government during the
acaaemic year nor are they re
quired to take any additional
studies. However, if enrolled in
the program, they are entitled to
approximately $95 per month
during basic training and about
$117 a month during advanced
The government pays transpor-
board and supplies text books
and uniform equipment.
In order to apply for ROC
training, a coed must be a citi
zen of the United States; she must
be between the aeea of 18 snd 27
during the training, and she must
have enlisted status in the naval
reserve at the time of making ap
plication for enrollment She must
retain this reserve status until
commissioned or disenrolled from
Candidates must be of "un
questionable moral Integrity,"
anw of commissioned officer
caliber as established by char
acter, appearance, manner and
bearing and capacity for leader
ship. She must be able to com
plete the two summer training
periods not later than the sum
mer Immediately fo lowing the
receipt of her baccalaureate,
Coe's preparing for a theologi
cal degree, medical degree,
dental degree or any degree
qualifying them for nurse corps
or medical service corps are not
eligible for the training.
Women must meet the physical
standards for appointment as set
tation to and from the training fnwh i .i j
I ... " ... wic manual AUl U C iUCU1
school, provides lodging andfical dcDartment its. na
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