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Tuesday, February 19, 1952
VOL. 51 No. 85
it happened at nu...
A singer with throat trouble the
week of her biggest audition.
This was the situation in which
Velda Stonecypher, 17-year-old
University freshman, found her
self last week. Miss Stonecypher
is winner of the Lincoln Sym
phony association auditions in the
voice ratoenrv. the association an-
. . . . 3 cka mrtti iha Virtnnr rif
appearing with the symphony
The throat trouble almost
amounted to laryngitis, Miss
Stonecypher stated, but she de
cided to try out anyway. It was
without much hope of winning
that she auditioned, and the re
sults were a big, wonderful
surprise, she said.
"Singing with the Lincoln Sym
phony is something that I have
looked forward to since I was a
little, starry-eyed, freshman in
high school," she added.
Miss Stonecypher's musical in
terests are not all confined to
singing. She plays viola in the
t jnnnin Svmnhnnv. oboe and Eng-
lish hom in Uie university Bjri-
r.hnnv nnrl is studying piano,
Nor are all her interests in the
Due Feb. 23
Clerical error or misspelled
names in last semester's grade re
ports might prove a pitfall, Dr.
Floyd W. Hoover, acting director
nt registration and records, said
"All corrections," Dr. Hoover
pointed out, "should be in by
noon Saturday, Feb. 23." His
office Is ready to make compu
taUnna nt student averages.
A great deal depends on the
final student standing, Dr. Hoover
said. He listed the louowing rea.
1. The listing of eligible itu-
dents on the honors convocation
rolesJ . ,, .
2. (All honor societies require
gradf averages. .
3., Borderlines of 4 might be
beloir, unless corrections are made,
"tie registration and records
offee had set up several checks
neore grade reports, but errors
hve crept In despite the of-
917A " Citmanac.
Coed at first day of golf class:
I'm afraid I don't know much
about golf. I can't even tell one
end of the caddie from the
He (at the movies) "Can you
see all right?"
He "Is there a draft on you?"
He ''Is your seat comfortable?"
He "Will you change places
will be bang
ing limp to
day if Lin
are correct in
predict 1 n g
ther. Two girls
the coed horse
hnrlr r i d i n
contest being held at Ag. One said,
"Don't you think that horseback
riding gives one a headache?"
The other answered "Oh, no;
quite the reverse."
full Time To
Prof. Karl Arndt has resigned
senior faculty member to devote
job on the President's Council of
After becomlnr an economics
1926 Arndt began active participation In urn- .
versity and student activities. He was a mem-
ber of the Union boara oi airectors,
..minittce. Beta Gamma
Sigma PL He served several years as auctioneer "
at All University Fund auctions. I
Ir. addition to his regular teaching, Arndt lead!
off-campus and extension courses in banking andly'v
creoii. ne aiso wrote uw
can Economic Review.
Arndt made his decision to leave "reluctantly
fcut definitely" adding. "It hasn't been an easy
decision to separate myself from
On the Council staff, Arndt Is an assistant to
Dr. John D. Clark, former dean of the University.
College Business Administration who la now one
of the President's three economic advkrs, and
Is head of the money an credit area in domestic
Accorainz to atiiu. m jw
date and correct material in this area for the!
advisers' use in formulating reports to the Presi-I,,
dent. He has access to the lniormation oi au guv- pROFESSOR
ernment agencies for his appraisal.
He called bis work "fascinating" saying thai
his group was "in the thick of most everything
happening in Washington good or bad." How-
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Courtesy Lincoln Star.
poetry reading in the Omaha de
clamatory contest last year and a
few weeks ago, added another win
to her long list by taking top hon
niubiu iieiu. ouc wun suiraiui
ors in the local DAR essay con
test on patriotism.
As a singer, Miss Stonecypher
has a profound respect for in
strumental musicians, and a
"rather contemptuous attitude"
towards sineers who are not
also good musicians. She be
lieves that an instrumental
background is necessary for
With this in mind, she stated
that her achievement on the oboe
has meant more to her than any
other single thing she has aone.
Her ambition is simpiy statea
"tn be an ooera and concert stage
" However, she plans to
.ntnhimp a career and marriage.
Naegeli von Bergen, 19, is the
winner of the instrumental sec
tion. She is a pianist studying at
Charlotte Hervert was chosen
as alternate in the instrumen
tal division. Miss Hervert, 19, is
a junior In the University
School of Fine Arts.
All girls who wish to usher
at Coed Follies should contact
Connie Gordon at 4-2623 or
2-3530 as soon as possible.
Faculty Women To Give
Anv iunior eirl who will gradu
ate by June or August, 1953, is
wholly or partially self-support-mg
and has a weighted average
of at least 5.5 may apply for a
$100 scholarship being offered by
the University's Faculty Women's
The award will be granted
on the baste of meritorious ef- j
forts in school life as well as
scholastic attainments, Mrs. O.
IL Werner, club member, an
nounced. Coeds may obtain application
blanks for the senior scholarship
at the office of the Dean of Wo
men at Ellen Smith hall or Dr.
Doretta Schlaphoff in Room 114,
Home Economics building.
Each candidate must mail her
application blank to Mrs. T. H.
nZwna. 1430 North 38th street,
on or before March 7, 1952.
Before sending applications to
the scholarship committee, can-
AWS board filings deadline
is 5 p.m. today Tuesday.
Positions are open for 1952-53
sophomores, juniors and seniors.
acuity Post To Devote
his position as
full time to his
comment on his
instructor In f?J ? .
Sigma and Delta
' I V
this city, state
Dr. T. Z. Koo, addressing 175
students and faculty members
Sunday in observance of Univer
sal Day of Prayer for Students,
called for Christian students to
form society, not conform to so
ciety. Representing modern society
as basically materialistic, iv.uu
stressed the need for the develop
ment of "qualitative self" or "true
maturity." He defined true ma
turity as the realization that other
individuals besides oneself
exist. In reaching true maturity
through Christ, Koo said, "we find
two individuals God and our
After development of quali-
tative self, the Christian must I
remember two important rules,
1. The Christian must not play
pin vniy m.u m
down the material side or me,
to transcend the material.
2. When the Christian thinks of
the material side, he must remem
ber that all physical things fol
low the "law of reverse," which
Koo illustrated through the life
cycle of a plant. The spiritual,
on the contrary, he said, has no
reverse action but continues to as
cend without limit,
Koa declared that a living spirit
cannot follow a dead code.
"Who can be inspired by a set
of college rules?" he asKea.
An individual with a livin
spirit must focus that spirit on
didates are asked to give the
registrar's office written per
mission to send their grades to
Applicants are to arrange with
th nhnirman. Mrs. Goodding, tele
phone 6-1922, for an appointment
to meet for personal interviews
in Ellen Smith hall between 1 and
5 p.m. Friday, March 14.
Winner of the scholarship will
be announced at the Honors Con
To Hear Schultz
Dr. C. Bertrand Schultz, direc
tor of the University state Mu
seum and professor of geology,
will speak at the Audubon Nat
uralist's club meeting Tuesday,
Feb. 19, at 7:3 p.m. in Morrill hall
auditorium. His topic will be "Ne
braska Through the Ages. '
While explaining the geologic
history of Nebraska, Dr. Schultz
will point out the importance of
this history in respect to under
sanding the present "natural
areas of the state.
The meeting is open to all students.
ever, he said that he does not intend to remain
on the staff "indefinitely.''
"I've learned a great deal in Washington and
not necessarily about economics" was Arndt's only
Court mr Lincoln JournM.
gAYS FARE WE
ELL . . . njtri
m II" ,
Arndt. nrofessor of economics, ends a Z year
term at the University. He has resigned U de
vote his full time to his duties as senior staff
member of the President's council of economic
advisers. (Courtesy Lincoln Journal.)
"Goodnight, Jim," the sweet,
young coed whispered to her
date after he kissed her good
night. The date muttered something
under his breath and left the
startled coed standing alone.
Her date's name John.
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DR. T. Z. KOO
Courtesy Lincoln Star.
another living spirit that of
Christ, he said.
Following Koo's speech in the
University Episcopal chapel, a
prayer service was conducted by
I campus aiuucuw a '""v
Leading the service were Kev.'be peaceful with those who are
tichard Nutt. Pastor Of t n e ti,m kt tkii nnturaH fnrmQ
'Student house; Alice
Otterness. member of the Na-
tional Student Work board of the
Lutheran church; Kay Guiles,
University student: John Methu
selah, foreign student from India;
Dr. George W. Rosenlof, dean of
admissions; and Dr. Lroy i.
Laase. chairman oi the depart
m.nt nf rvfrh and dramatic art.
Illars Sirks sang a Darnone
solo, "Ave Maria" by Franz Shu-
Preceding Dr. Koo's speech,
a buffet supper was held in the
Sunday was the first time Uni
versity students had participated
in the day of prayer, sponsored
worldwide by the World's Stu
dent Christian federation. Mary!haven,t lost 0'UJt cause in Korea if
IjOU tiawK, activities oueuwi m
Presbytenan-L-ongregationai oiu- war is morally right, he mam
dent house was chairman of thetaine(j
Tinivprsitv committee. Other com-i
mittee members included Peggy
Mulvaney, program chairman; 'nations and individuals to lorget
Shirley Coy, publicity chairman;! unjust insults rather than to take
and Mrs. Margie Good in charge offense at them. The offender only
Alexis To Head
fAr.'r nf modern language, re -
cently was elected president oi
the Lincoln Rotary club, interna
tional service organization.
During the 21 years that Dr.
Alexis has been a Rotary mem
ber, he has held several positions
in the organization. He was a
delegate to international conven-
By CHARLES GOMON
Staff News Writer
Big Three Refuse Germany
i nivrnnN The big three board which would review the
foreign ministers quickly
agreed at a Sunday meeting in
London to refuse Germany full
membership in the North At
lantic Treaty organization for
the time being.
Britain's Anthony Eden,
France's Robert Schuman, and
America's Dean A c h e s o n
agreed, in another important
decision, to let Germany have
a seat on a proposeu ncai
Reds Say Russia Neutral
KOREA The communist
delegation at the Panmunjom
truce talks demanded that the
US withdraw its objection to
the' participation of Russia in
the policing of a cease-fire.
Earlier the reds had sub
mitted the names of Russia,
Poland, and Czechoslovakia as
candidates for the neutral
members of the armistice
supervision group. The U.N.
command accepted the last two
WASHINGTON Sen. Rob-
ert A. Taft asked for a federal
agency, independent of both
the president and the attorney
general, to clean up graft and
corruption in the government.
. Taft's statement preceded
one by Sen. Hoey (d-N. C.)
that a group of high-ranking
US political figures got a 30 to
1 return on an investment in
war surolus ships during a
PARIS The French parlia
ment okayed the European
army plan, but watered it
down with conditions.
It seemed to observers in
Washington that the French
were doing a lot of last min
ute hedging on their own pro
posal to activate a single-
uniform army on tne con
West Coast Communists On Trial
LOS ANGELES Lloyd M.
Hanlon appeared as the sec-
ond government witness in the
trial of prominent west coast
Peace at any price even if it
means force was the keynote of
a speech by Dr. T. Z. Koo Sunday
morning as he spoke from the
pulpit of Westminster Presbyterian
Koo, brought to the campus
to participate in Universal Day
of Prayer for Students, empha
sized the importance of a "simi
larity of understanding" to
world peace. This similarity, he
said, is extremely difficult be
cause of the more apparent lack
of "similarities of form."
The two similarities were sug
cested by the writings of a Chi'
nese philosopher in about 300
Recalling Chinese history, he
cited the case of another ancient
philosopher who realized that war
;is immoral and uneconomical, ine
ohilosoDher. he recalled, was un
able to persuade the princes of
the country to follow a peaceiui
nroffram until he developed a
I force strong enough to stop ag-
And that, he said, is exactly
what is being attempted in
Korea. Even if the UN loses the
conflict, he declared, the free
nations of the world will con
tinue to meet aggression with
force until they possess enough
strength to stop the enemy.
Koo added, however, that "we
we hold on t0 tne moral issue."
He also emphasized the need for
does injury to nimsen, ne
tions in Mexico City, Mexico, and
; San Francisco,
Calif. Two years
aeo he was speaker at the con
vention in Stockholm, Sweden. He
has also been a member of the
local governing board several
Dr. Alexis' term of office will
run from July 1, 1952 to July 1,
sentences of 1,000 convictea
Nazi war criminals.
Konrad Adenauer, chancel
lor of West Germany, is no
doubt disappointed by the de
cision to leave his country out
of the NATO. His parliament
instructed him to obtain con
cessions from the allies in ex
change for the participation
of German troops in a Euro
countries, but vetoed Russia.
Col. Chang Shun, North
Korean staff officer, contended
that "If the Soviet Union could
not be nominated as a neutral
nation there would be no neu
tral nation at all existing in
The communists announced
they were prepared to stall the
talks indefinitely over the is
three year period immediately
after the war.
Hoey said the men invested
$101,000 and in three years
had made $34 million on the
sale of the ships. The group is
said to include Adm. William
F. Halsey, the late Edward R.
Stettinius Jr. and other Amer
icans prominent during world
Down' Army Plan
The French version now
calls for the plan to remain in
the planning stage until the
other five nations in the west
ern union have approved it.
This proviso would undoubt
edly make it impossible to get
troops into the field before
late next summer.
communists. Hanlon, a 37 year
old San Diego photographer,
was a member of the party
from 1945 to 1950.
Four Air. ROTC cadets will
compete for president of the Can
didate Officers association. Elec
tions will be held Tuesday from
1:45 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. for naval
science cadets and on Thursday
from 2:45 p.m. until 6:15 p.m. for
army and air force cadets.
The candidates are:
Lloyd Keller, junior majoring
in chemical engineering. He was
commander of the Pershing Rifles
crack squad which performed at
the 1951 Military ball. He is a
member of Newman club, Arnold
Air society, American Institute
of Chemical Engineers and the
Blue Print staff.
Wayne Handshy, junior in Bus
iness Administration, ne is a
member of N club, having let
tered in football two years, and
Phi Gamma Delta.
Marty Lewis, junior in Business
Administration majoring in ac
counting. Lewis is a member of
Arnold Air society and Corn Cobs
and a past board member of AUF,
He is an assistant business man
ager for the Cornhusker. He is
Junior class president and vice
president of Sigma Phi Epsilon,
Han Tnltnan inninr in 'Rucinpcs,
Administration. In addition to Robert Frank, junior in Teaeh
his office as Junior class secre- ers college in the Infantry branch
tary, Tolman is active in Kosmet
4 Out Of 5
Two University debate teams
m m J.1 TT!..Mf.Uir r.t
returned irom tne vjiuveinj "t
Denver conference last weekend
Moh winning four out Of live
A third team won a three out
of five record.
1 Winning four rounds were
Dale Johnson and Wayne John
son, sophomores, and Joan
Krueger and Doris Carlson, jun
iors. The Johnsons defeated
Loretto Heights college, Colo
rado A and M, Colorado State
Teachers college and Kansas
State Teachers college. They
lost one round to Colorado State
Miss Krueger and Miss Carlson
defeated the University of Mon
tana. Kansas State Teachers col
leeel. the University of Utah,
Loretto Heights college and' lost
to the University of Colorado.
Charles Rossow and Reed Bel
den won over Colorado State
Teachers college, the University
of Montana, Loretto Heights col
OTSt to ine University-of.hour of agronomy; have uccwu
rvinrarin nnrl Pueblo iunior col- lated an average of 4.5 or above
Colorado and Pueblo junior col
Fifty-eight teams from 25
schools participated In the con
ference. Eleven states were
represented. Three teams were
Donald Olson, director of de
bate, accompanied the debaters.
D. F. Othmer
Chem Society Monday
Dr. Donald F. Othmer will speak
to the Nebraska section or tne
American Chemical society on
Monday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. The
meeting will be held in Room 324,
Othmer, head of the Depart
ment of Chemical Engineering
at the Polytechnic Institute of
Brooklyn, will lecture on "the
presentation, N evaluation and
correlation of data, for chemists
and chemical engineers."
Dr. Othmer is originally from
rimatia. In 1924 he received a
n c n Phfmiral engineering at
the University. His graduate work
was done at the University of
Michigan. Othmer was with East
man Kodak company until 1931.
Since then he has been on the
staff of the Polythechnic Institute
of Brooklyn and in 1937 ne De -
1952 EXECUTIVES . . . Bob LaShelle, new Bed Cross College it
head, confers with his officers. fMplng in executive positions for
1952-53 are: Nancy Whitmore, treasurer; Joyce Johnson, vice t.
president; and Pat Lindgren, secretary (not pictured). (Daily -Nebraskan
Club, Arnold Air society, N club,
Corn Cobs and Sigma Chi. He
is a track letterman. Tolman
was named Honorary Producer
The vice - president-treasurer
of COA will be an NROTC
student. The four men run
ning for this office are: -Paul
Grimm, junior in Busi
ness Administration, a member of
N club and Phi Gamma Delta. He
is a shotputter on the track
Philip Perrey, junior In Arts
and Sciences majoring in politi
cal science. He is a member oi
the University and naval rifle
, Albert Tilley, senior in En
gineering but a junior in naval
John Woolley, junior in Arts
and Sciences majoring in econo
mics, a member of Theta Xi. -Three
men from ROTC ate
running for COA secretary.
Win Cady, junior in Arts and
Sciences majoring in political
science, in the Military poDce
branch of ROTC. He is a mem-
hr rf Alnha Tau Omega.
of ROTC. Frank is a memwr oi
Fersning .runes, uesiu" w
iers and College Days board. He
is public information officer, of
th.. Fusiliers and an active
worker on the Military ball for
the last three years, according to
Darwin McAfee, COA president.
Al Osborne, sophomore in Arts
and Sciences but a junior in
ROTC, is majoring in geology. He
is in the Infantry branch of
ROTC, member of Pershing Ri
fles and Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Voting will be supervised by
the Student Council and ROTC
advisers in the Military ana xsavai
For Tri-K Club
Aoplications are a.ailable this
week for membership in Tri-K
club, agronomy departmental or
ganization. Blanks may be obtained on bul
letin boards in various Ag campus
buildings and in Room 106, Crops
laboratory. They are to be filled
out and returned to Room 106,
Crops laboratory, either by
campus mail or in person. '
Applicants for "ri-K member
shin must: be maile students en
rolled in the College of Agricul
ture with sophomore standing;
have completed at least three
and have an interest in tne neia
Tri-K annually sponsors the
agronomy judging team, and helps
to pay some of their expenses. It
also sponsors the student crops
judging coptest held in the spring
of each year.
came head of the Department of
Othmer has done considerable
research and has published several
books. He is co-editor of the 12
volume Encyclopedia of Chemical
Technology with Dr. Raymond E.
Kirk, another University gradu-
In his lecture, Othmer will
discuss a variety of ways in
which chemical data can be
treated mathematically and
graphically in order to simplify
its understanding and evalua
tion. A dinner will be held Monday
at 6 D.m. in tne union ior ur.
land ?drs. Othmer and for section
members and their wives. Gradu
ate students are invited to attend.
Dinner reservations must be made
with Mrs.' Schmidt, 207 Avery
lab, phone extension 4260, by Fri-
iaay. race oi tne ainner is ii.to.
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