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VOL. 51 No. 124
Vole of 6000 CornhuMken
Spring vacation will of flclaly
begin at 8 a.m. Friday monitor
and classes will resume at 8
a.m. Wednesday. The office of
the dean of student affairs an
nounced that no classes would
be dismissed in spite of bad
Thursday, April 10, 1952
In 4 Colleges
Unless at least two candidates
file for each position as college
representative to student council,
no elections for that college will
be held. The same Is true of junior
and senior class offices.
In the Student council filings,
colleges which have filed double
the number of representatives al
lowed will be voted upon, while
those with one candidate for a
position will not be reiJics-.ted
on the Council.
Law, Dentistry and Pharmacy,
and Arts and Sciences are the
colleges with an insufficient
number of candidates filing- as
of noon Wednesday. Agricul
ture, Engineering-, Teachers, and
Business Administration have
well over the required number
and elections will be held for
The number of students who
have filed from each college Is as
Arts and Sciences four (two
women, two men).
Agriculture five (three women,
Dentistry and Pharmacy one
Engineering six men.
Teachers 11 (eight women,
Business administration five
(one woman, four men).
Law one man.
The number of college repre
sentatives on Council will be:
Arts and Sciences three (at
least one man, one woman).
Agriculture two (one man, one
Dentistry and Pharmacy one
representative for both colleges.
Teachers three " (at least one
man and one woman).
Business administration two.
Positions for junior and senior
class offices which need more
candidates before elections can
be held are: junior class secre
tary; senior class president and
Filings to date include:
Vice president two.
Vice president one.
Coed Counselors two.
Inter-Fraternity Council four.
Men's dorm and coops one.
Corn Cobs three.
Coed Counselor board has selected 144 coeds as Big
Sisters for the 1952-53 term, President Elizabeth Gass an
New Coed Counselors will be installed Sunday, April
Big Sister work with women entering the University
each fall in an eltort to help tnem Decome acquainted
They also sponsor several parties for new students, a
Christmas tea and fenny uarnivai.
New Coed Counselors wno
will serve as sophomores next
year are the following:
Poll Ackerson. Dorothy Ahl
grim, Rita Angell, Mary Ida
B a r n d s. MaryMaude Bedford,
Cathryn Bethscheider, Dixie Bor-
gaard, Donna Eorgaard, Marilyn
Marilyn Brewster, Beverly
Browne. Kay Burcum, bherrill
Clover. Carol Cockerill, Marilyn
Corenman, Joann Cunningham,
Anita Daniels, Beverly Davis, Jean
Adeline Dubas, Carol Duey,
Marlene Dumke, Marilyn Eaton,
Marion Ekstrom, Mary Ellerbruek,
Donna Elliott, Iilene Frailey, Mary
Fuelberth, Delores Garrett, Carol
Gillett, Madeline Gourlay Dorothy
Grabbe, Pat Graham, Karen Hag-
arity, Marilyn Hamer.
Joan Hawthorne, Nancy Heg.
strom, Nancy Hemphill, Martha
Hill, Joyce Hobbs, Barbara Hof,
Nancy Hoile, Cora-Ann Hoshor,
Rose Hrouda. Janice Jaco, Marilyn
Johnson, Marlys Johnson, Natalie
Katt. Charlene Katz.
Kathleen Kelley, Kay Kinsey,
Jo Ann Knapp, Jo Ann Koclemba,
Ann Kokjer, Joyce Laase, bhlriey
Langhus. Wuma Larson, Ann
Launer, Shirley Lewandowski,
Helen Lomax. Mary Ludl.
Virginia Mann, Mary jane
Manes. Ann McKamy, Jeanne Mc
Duffee, Shirley Mead, Barb Med
lin, JoAnn Meyers, Elaine Meyer,
Elaine Miller, Carole Moistead,
Yvonne Moran, Patsy Moran,
Marilyn Mueller, Eileen Mullarky,
Doris Myers. Shirley Nash, Lou
Nelson. Shirley Ochsner, Choloryce
Ode, Nadine Osborn, Carol Patter
son. Mary Lou Peterson.
Betty Pepler. Barbara Peters,
Janet Ouinn, Ruth Randolph, Mar-
earet Ray, Marlene Rees, Bernita
Rosenquist. Nancy Rutledge.
Robyne Ryder. Mary Anne
Schlegel, Claudette Schultze, Dor
Jeanette Selk, Kathleen Shank,
Helene Sherman, Carol Sievers,
Ann Skold, Margaret Smith, Mil
dred Snyder, Barbara Sorenson,
Sally Jo Speicher, Leone brencer.
Rita Stapelman, Jean steffen,
Susan Stoehr. Jody Stout, Ellen
Svoboda, Miml DuTeau, Charlotte
Trumble, Lynn Turner, rauneii
Wenke. Anne White. Ardell Wil
helm, Barbara Wiltse, Julia Yost.
Those who will serve as jun
lor Coed Counselors are as fol
Lois Anderson, Norma Carse,
Marjorie Eriksen, Mary Clare
Flynn, Georgia Hulac, Marilyn
Lehr, Mary Jane McCullough,
Nancee Peterson, Mary Janet
Reed, Gloria Saults, Flora Schrier,
Beverly Taylor, Helen Jean Utter-
back and Nancy Whitmore.
Coed Counselors who will be
seniors next year are the following:
Julia Bell, Lee-Ellen Creasman,
Joanne Eppard, Lois Gearhart,
Joan Hines, Barbara Lucas, Mar
garet McCoy, Shirley Posson,
Penny Sloan, Mary Ann worrall
Wirsig, Tinkham Elected
To District 'Ys' Council
Alpha Lambda Delta Pledges
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Law students having high scholarship and outstanding
work in extra curricular Law college activities were hon
ored Wednesday evening at the annual Law Association
banquet at the Cornhusker notei.
Seven seniors, au 01 wnom
Courtesy The Lincoln Star
OUTSTANDING FRESHMEN . . . Alpha Lambda Delta, honorary scholastio fraternity for fresh
men women, will initiate 23 pledges Sunday, April 20. All University freshman women with
7.5 averages are eligible for membership. The new pledges are: (1. to r., front row) Fat Gra
ham, Kay Yeitcr, Janet Rash, Madeline Gourlay, Janice Emry, (second row) Jeanette Selk, Marilyn
Johnson, Fay Thoreson, Marilyn Brewster, Phyllis Colbert, (third row) Carol Wright, Janice An
derjaska, Joan Vanderhook, Kary Burcum, (fourth row) Helen Hccht, Nancy Peiling, Joan
Nalicky, Mary Walti, (fifth row) Jane Brode, Joyce Laase, Joyce Bennington, Marlene Rees
and Virginia Holloway.
Aggies Announce midway Concessions,
Parade floats For 1952 Farmers fair
Eighteen Ag college organiza
tions have entered floats in the
1952 Farmers Fair parade atid 13
have entered Midway concessions,
according to Don Leising chair
man, and Elizabeth Gass, midway
The parade will also include a
color guard and the Rodeo Queen
at its head, followed by a pep
band and Goddess of Agriculture
who will be riding on the home
Economics club float. A Univer-
John Wirsig, city YMCA presi
dent, and Donna Dee Tinkham, Ag
YW program chairman, were
elected Nebraska district council
members of joint YMCA-YWCA
at a district conference at Wes
leyan university last weekend.
Sam Gibson, executi e secretary
of the University YMCA, was
elected district adviser, along with
Mrs. Jean Swinbank of Wesleyan.
Wirsig and Miss Tinkham will
work with the two co-chairmen
elected at the conference in
planning YMCA-YWCA programs
for the district.
The conference, held Friday,
Saturday and Sunday, featured
two addresses by the Rev. Gus
Fere, Baptist student pastor at the
University of Kansas. He spoke
on Christian leadership.
Saturday workshops included
discussions in administration pro
gramming, work camps and Bible
A banquet was held Saturday
Sunday morning the conference
closed with a communion service
led by Dr. Carl Bracy, chancellor
of Wesleyan university.
One hundred delegates from 18
chapters in ten Nebraska colleges
attended the conference.
At Estes Park
"For Thine is the Power."
This will be the theme for the
Estes Student YMCA-YWCA 'con
ference to be held June 11 through
19 at Association camp, Estes
The conference is open to
college students in the Rocky
Mountain district, which in
cludes Colorado, Nebraska and
Cost of the conference per per
son will, be registration, :iu.u;
board and room, $30.50; transpor
tation, about $16.50. The campus
YWCA has a conierence iuna
available to help pay for part of
Recreation as well as meet
ings will be Included in the con
ference program. Horseback
ridintr. square dancing and
moonlight hikes will be social
For further information contact
Nita Helmstadter at the YWCA
office, Ellen Smith hall, or at
1531 S street, phone 2-5332.
sity ROTC Honor Guard will fol
low the Goddess of Agriculture.
Organizations entered in the
parade are Loomis hall, Love
hall, Ag Men's club, Block and
Bridle, Farm House, Ag Build
ers, Alpha Gamma Rho, Ami
klta, Voc-Ag, Soil Conservation
club, Ag Economics club, Ag
YWCA, Tri-K, Ag Country
Dancers, University 4-H club,
Home Ee club and Phi Upsilon
The parade will be held Satur
day, April 26. It will form at 9
a.m. In front of Love library, and
will start at 9:30 a.m.
From Love library, it will move
south on 12th street to R street
from R it will travel to 11th street
and on to O street, and follow O
to 16th. It will follow 16th to vine,
Vine to 33rd, and 33rd to HoldregC:
street. It will then go down Hold
rege to Ag campus, where it will
travel around the Ag campus mall.
Floats will be judged at several
points during the parade.
A traveling trophy will be
awarded to the first place winner
of the parade. Second and third
place awards are a cup and . a
plaque, respectively. They are
also traveling awards.
Organizations and their themes
for the concessions are Univer
sity 4-H club, Talent Show of
"Fiesta Frolics;" Tri-K club, pen
ny pitching; Loomis hall, "Lar
riet Harriet;" Alpha Oununa Rho,
"Sock 'Em Good;" Farm House,
"Ring Your Candidate;" Ag
Builders, "No Siesta at Aggies
Fiesta;" Ag Men's club, bingo
stand; Soil conservation club,
darts and balloons; Block and
Bridle, "Hit the Bull;" and Love
hall, Home Ec club and Ag YWCA
The Farmers Fair midway will
be in front of the Home Eco
nomics building on the Ag campus
Miss Gass, chairman of the
Midway, announced that conces
sions will open after the parade at
11:30 a.m., and will be open until
the rodeo starts at 1:30 p.m.
Midway committee chairman
are Rocky Yapp, Lee Messer
smith, Terry Barnes, Mary Jane
Barnell and Leland George.
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Courtesy The Lincoln Star
TMCA-YWCA OFFICERS . . . John Wirsig (standing, left) was
elected district council member of joint YM-YW at a district con
ference at Wesleyan univei-sity. Sam Gibson (standing, right)
was elected district adviser. Donna Dee Tinkham, not shown,
was also elected district council member. Wirsig and Miss Tink
ham are University students. Gibson is executive secretary of the
University YMCA. Also shown in the picture are Donna Seppalla
(seated left) of Doane College, who was elected co-chairman, and
Mrs. Jean Swinbank of Wesleyan, another district adviser. Co
chairman Victor Dye of Wesleyan, who was elected at an earlier
meeting. Is not shown. f
By CHARLES KLASEK
Andy asked the new pledge,
"Are you fond of moving pictures,
"Sure," he answered readily.
"Good boy. Then maybe you'll
heln me eet half p dozen down
out of the attic."
We'll never forget the time
when the football coach was giv
ing his boys a hot pep talk before
the big game. He worked himself
up to the point where not only
the squad, but he himself was
sobbing with emotion.
"Now men," he ceggea wun a
broken voice, "go out on that field
hallowed with the blood off your
grandfathers and fight." .
The team went out to ao or aie
and the coach was well pieasea
with his performance until a
lowlv sub walked, over ana
whacked him on the vack.
Toots," he said
sternly. "G e t
hold of your
It looks as
ter will re
scind in its
today will be fair and warmer
with the temperature reaching
a high of 50 degrees.
There was that absent-minded
professor who was toying with a
dissertation on Spinoza, when his
sister phoned to say "You must
do something about the news
paper; it printed a story of, your
death this morning."
He answerec, "Dear, dear! I
suppose we must send flowers." .
By CHARLES GOMON
Staff News Writer
Earthquake Jars City Of Lincoln
LINCOLN A slight earth
quake shook Lincoln Wednes
day morning although ap
parently only office workers in
tall downtown buildings felt
The "shake" was one of a
series which apparently hit
hardest in Oklahoma City area
but spread as far north as
Omaha and Des Moines and to
the south to Austin, Tex. Parts
of Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri,
Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas
and Texas were affected.
A federal seismograph at
Wesleyan university showed
earth tremors lasting for four
minutes, according to Prof. J,
C. Jensen, professor of physics
and astronomy. Jensensaid this
was the first tremor he "had ,
ever heard in Lincoln. He
termed it a "mild shock."
Recorded at 10:31 a.m., the
earthquake was supposedly felt
by a number of University
students. Several reported that
they felt a slight shake during
their 10 o'clock classes.
President Asks For Special Steel Laws
fight to involidate Truman's
order for seizure of the plants.
Some of the major steel mills
were closed, and workers,
whose union had agreed to
work under government seiz
ure, were crying "Lockout."
Many of the steel compan
ies, however, declared that
the situation had to b3 clari
fied before they could make
WAS HINGTON President
Truman Wednesday asked
congress to establish "specific
terms and conditions" by law
for government operation of
the seized steel mills.
The request was part of a
special message the president
sent to congress on the .steel
situation. The message came
at a time when the steel in
dustry was opening a court
Missouri Threatens 1000-Mile Stretch
COMPILED FROM NEWS though predictions from
WIRES The Big Mo swelled
to a new record size Wednes
day, according to some ob
servers, as its torrents reached
flood stage along a 1,000 mile,
stretch north from St. Joseph,
At Omaha the water was up
to 20.4 feet Wednesday, al-
weather bureau say the crest
will hit 28.5 feet, well above
the flood wall designed to hold
back 26.6 feet. The estimate is
nearly six feet over the crest
reached in 7943 and nearly
four feet over the all-time
known high mark established
Wood Appointed To Head Flood Aid
rank in the upper 10 per cent of
their class scholastlcally, were
presented as new members of
the Order of the Coif, national
honorary law society.
Lewis E. Pierce, William F.
Fuhr, Jack A. Solomon, William
J. Berquist, Donald R. Kanzler,
Wilfred W. Nuernberger, and
Marion W. Faddis.
Recognition was also given the
The 1952 winners of the Allen
Moot Court competition, Russell
R. Strom, and Asa A. Chrlsten
sen and the runncrsup in the
competition, John M. Gradwohl
and Edward F. Carter, Jr.
The Board of Advisors whose
members supervised the 1952 Moot
Dean L. Donoho, chairman first
semester; Harrison F. Russell,
chairman second semester; Harold
C. Frlchard, John S. Miles, Donald
L. Brock, William B. Brandt,
Harry A. Curtiss, Richard H.
Tobler, Jay L. Dunlap, Richard L.
Spangler, and Gladwyn A. Young,
r e 1951-5Z start or the Ne
braska Law Review, quarterly
publication of College of Law
Pierce, Editor in Chief; Donald
H. Kelley, Fuhr, Solomon, Wil
liam E. Morrow Jr., Donald R.
Ravenscroft, Gradwohl, Emory P.
Burnett, Jean A. Caha, Bruce L.
Evans, John H. Faltys, William H.
Grant, John D. Knapp, Robert J.
Steininger, Charles K. Thompson,
Paul D. Dunlap, and Robert W.
Speaker at the banquet was
Roy E. Willy of Sioux Falls,
S. D., chairman of the House of
Delegates to the American Bar
Guests included Chief Justice
R. G. Simmons; Supreme Court
Judges Faul E. Boslaugh, Elwood
B. Chappell, Fred W. Messmore.
Adolph E. Wenke, John W. Yeager
and Edward F. Carter; County
Court Judge Harry Spencer;
George Turner, Supreme Court
clerk, and John Baylor.
Agnes Anderson, Janice Harri
son, Muriel Pickett, Beth Rohwer
and Marv Stromer are new staff
members of the 1953 Husker
The staff was chosen Wednes
day by the editors and business
manager. Shirley Murphy is edi
tor; .Harriet Wenke, managing
editor; ana Bob Peterson, business
Husker Handbook staff will
meet each week at 3 p.m. Tuesday
in we Diuaent council omce.
"Each staff member will be
in charge of two sections ex
cept the 'Activities Array' sec
tion head," Miss Murphy said.
"Because of the length of the ac
tivity section, that staff member
will only have the one responsibility."
Miss Anderson is in charge of
tne sections on "Social Sessions"
and "Husker Homes." She is a
freshman in Teachers college. She
is associate editor of Builders
Special Edition and a Scarlet and
"Husker Highlights" and "Your
Year" will be headed by Miss
Harrison. She is a freshman in
arts and sciences. Miss Harrison
is a reporter for The Daily Ne
braskan. Miss Pickett, a freshman In
Teachers college, will handle
"Husker Helpers" and "Money
Matters" sections. She is a Scar
let and Cream and First Glance
reporter and a Cornhusker
"Activities Array" will be
headed by Miss Rohwer. She is a
sophomore in agricultural college.
She is also a Cornhusker section
head and a Builders worker.
Stromer will be in charge of
"Sports Spotlight" and "Campus
Conduct." a new section replac
ing "College Classes." He is a and committee sponsorsnips.
freshman in arts and sciences. Positions are open on all Ag
.Stromer is sound manager for. Union committees. Applications
the University theater and a Red 'may be filed in the Ag Union ao
Cross worker. tivities office.
LINCOLN Gov. Val Peter
son Wednesday called to active
duty Brig. Gen. Warren Wood,
Gering publisher, to serve as
senior officer of the Nebraska
National Guard, to "put our
troops and equipment in a
state of readiness to relieve
the flood situation in the best
Between 1,500 and 1,600 Na
tional Guardsmen will be
available to Wood if they are
needed in evacuation, rescue
and cleanup work, according
to Brig. Gen. Guy N. Henn-
inger, Nebraska adjutant gen
eral. Peterson declared that he
would not call on the federal
government for aid "until Ne
braska has done everything
possible to solve its own prob
lem." Before requesting federal
aid, he said, "I will call the
legte1 ture ii to special ses
sion and ask it for the money.".
The governor has a $50,000
storm emergency fund which
he could use.
Lincoln May Have Auditorium Bond Issue
Tuesday of the city auditorium
advisory committee, the asso
ciated auditorium architects
and the mayor and city coun
cil. A less fav6red alternative
was the building of a stripped
down "inadequate"- auditorium
with funds now on hand.
LINCOLN An additional
$500,000 bond issue appears
now as the next logical step
toward the realization of
Lincoln's dream for a new city
That was the opinion ex
pressed at a meeting late
Six University students will
have photographs represented in
a 50-print traveling exhibition of
the Kappa Alpha Mu photo-journalism
fraternity, which is hold
ing a convention on the campui
The exhibition will be dis
played at the convention and
then will be sent to all chap
ters of KAM. The six students
who are represented among the
"best 50" photographs from the
seventh annual KAM National
Collegiate photograph contest
are Ann Carlson, L. J. Zajlcek,
Duane Nielsen, Nadine Mori
arty, Herb Lehman and Lois
The contest photographs, of
which there are more than 200,
are on exhibit in the University
art galleries, secoond floor, Mor
rill hall, until April 27.
The national convention begins
Thursday and the first business
meeting will be at 2:15 p.m. in
Burnett hall. At 3:30 p.m. dele
gates will begin a tour of the p!i
torial journalism laboratories and
the KAM show in the art gal
Thursday night a dinner will
be held in the Union ballroom.
Clifton W. Edom, Missouri, will
give the main address on "Kap
pa Alpha Mu, Past and Future."
After the dinner, a demonstra
tion on "Making Sound Movies"
will be given by Wendell Hoff
man and associates at West Sta
dium photo lab.
Friday's events will feature ad
dresses by Gov. Peterson; Edward
Steeves, United Press; John White,
Heiland corporation; Frank Quinn,
Eastman Kodak company; Ed
ward R. Farber, Strobo Research;
James Dunlap, Lincoln air sta
tion; Robin F. Garland, Graf lex
company; Richard Hufnagle, Lin
coln; Jere Compton, Omaha.
A convention banquet will be
held Friday evening at the Lin
coln hotel. Dr. N. B. Blumberg
will be toastmaster and George
Yates of the Des Moines Reg
ister will be principal speaker.
The photography contest in
cludes four divisions news,
sports, pictures story and feature.
Two main classes, amateur and
professional, enable students to
compete on the same basis as other
students in the same class.
The professional group includes
all KAM members and students
earning half their income from
photography. The Rho chapter
award, started by the University
chapter, will be presented to the
school whose representative wins
the "best print" award in the
show. The student's name will
be engraved on the plague.
Rho chapter officers are as
Duane Nielsen, president;
Dick Axtell, vice president; Miss
Moriarity, secretary; Pat Beck,
treasurer; Lehman, photographer,
' Union Closes
The Union will remain closed
from Friday morning until
Wednesday morning during
The Corn Crib, however, will
close at 1 p.m. Thursday after
noon and open again Wednes
day. The main dining room (par
lors ABC) closed Wednesday
Applications Due Today
For Ag Union Positions
Applications are due Thursday
for Ag Union committee chairman
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CONCERT STARS . , . Seniors In the department of music chosen
by their classmates were presented in concert with the University
symphony orchestra Tuesday night. The soloists were (L to r.,
seated) Peggy Bayer, soprano; Janice Liljedahl, cello; (standing)
Denny Schneider, cornet; James McCoy, pianist; Warren Rasmus
sen, bassoon; Barbara Gilmore, organ; and Jack Anderson, baritone.
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