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28 Coed Pledges
At Sunday Tea
Twenty-eight coeds were selected as Tassels pledges,
women's pep organization, after a tea Sunday afternoon.
Elected by the organization's active members, the new
Joyce Bennington, Alpha Chi Omega; Marilyn Brew
ster, Alpha Phi; Jo Johnson, Alpha Xi Delta; Martha Hill,
Delta Delta Delta; Jo Meyers, Delta Gamma; Jane Mapes,
uamma rni iseia.
Ann Kokjer, Kappa Kappa
Gamma; Marilyn Bourck, Pi Beta
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Voic of 6000 Cornhtuker.
Tuesday, May 13, 1952
Phi; Dorothy Sears, Howard hall;
Norma Westcott, Love Memorial
hall; Carol Gillett and Marlene
Rees, Alpha Omicron Pi.
Donna Elliott and Phyllis Col
bert, Kappa Alpha Theta; Hel
lene Sherman and Sally Solo
mon, Sigma Delta Tau; Jo Ann
Cunningham and Mar lane
Dumke, Sigma Kappa; Mildred
Snyder, Betty Hrabik and Chlo
ryce Ode, Ag-at-large.
Wilma Larson. Elaine Meyer.
Winifred Stolz, Nadine Osborn.
economics, sccrctn-v R""' ian joynor, wiarnyn ateiung ana
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Dein. professor of accounting cmu-m-iarge
treasurer; Prof. Hazel uuw., Formal pledging ceremonies
sociate professor of elementary were held Monday evening at a
educations. picnic, rieages win De initiated
President Of PBK
Walter Wright, professor of
English, was elected president of
Phi Beta Kappa at a recent meet
ing of the organization.
Other officers elected were:
Harry L. W. Wenver, associate
professor of botany, vice presi
dent; Clifford M. Hicks, professor
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The newlv elected officers will
shortly select delegates to attend
the Trienniecl Conference of the
United Chapters to be held Sept.
3 to 6 at Lexington, Ky. The con
ference will consider the applica
tions for additional chapters to
be established in various institu
tions, hear business reports and
adopt operating policies for the
next spring if they have earned
a 5.5 weighted average and 125
According to Tassel officers,
new pledges will receive their
red and white uniforms this
spring. Next year's officers are
Mary Ann Kellogg, president;
Cecelia Plnkerton, vice presi
dent; Artie Westcott, secretary;
and Sue Reinhardt, treasurer.
Five NU Departments Set Up
New Seminar On Imperialism
"Imperialism" will be the main
topic of a three-hour pro-seminar
on international affars being of
KK Plans Smoker
To Pledge Workers
A smoker for all prospective
Kosmet Klub workers will be held
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Union
Don Devries, Kosmet Klub
president, said two 1953 sopho
more men from each organized
house may attend. Unaffiliated
men who will be sophomores may
also attend. ' Each prospective
member must have a 4.5 weight
The purpose of the meeting is
to pledge workers for next year,
New representatives to the
Student Council should attend
the first meeting Wednesday
from 4 to 6 p.m. in Room 316,
Union, according to Wayne
White, Council president.
fered cooperatively next fall
five University departments.
The Departments of Eco
nomics, Geography, History, Po
litical Science and Sociology and
Anthropology have combined to
offer the course under the num
ber 295. It includes a class each
Monday from 3 to 5 p.m. In
Room 212, Social Sciences audi
torium. Dr. M. C. Latta, assistant pro
lessor of economics, will be in
charge of the course. He said in
structors from the other depart
ments will also take part.
mi . .
ine course is tor seniors ma
joring in international relations.
graduate stuaents and some others
"by permission," Dr. Latta said.
Students will explore the pos
sibilities of alternatives or solu
tions to Imperialism, Dr. Latta
explained, and emphasis will be
put on what can be done and
what should be done.
According to Dr. Latta, the de
partments hope that faculty and
student contributions may allow
a manuscript drawn up throughout
me course to De published.
Rho chapter of Kappa Alpha
Mu plans to buy a Strobe electric
flash unit, according to Pat Peck,
After a Strobe demonstration bv
woman you love?" she called Edward Farber of Strobe Research
after him. '
"I can't. That wouldn't be
right. You see, I'm a married
man," he paused long enough to
He "Say something soft and
sweet to me."
will be fair
with a high
stand Bob and
pinned on a
"Yeah, she was half sober and
he was half drunk."
"You down there!" shouted
father from the head of the
stairs. "It's 2:30 a.m.! Do you
think you can stay all i'ti?
"Er, thank you," said the cal
' low lover. "But I'll have to
phone home first."
Modern Bathing Suit: Two ban
danas arid a worried look.
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TEN TOP STUDENTS . . . Outstanding scholars In the NROTC program will be honored Tuesday
' afternoon. They are (front row, 1. to r.) Andrew T. Sheets, Louis J. Keester, Chester W. Palmer, Her
bert F. Olsen, James R. Plummer; (hack row, 1. to r.) Dan G. Switzer, Dale W. Johnson, Eldon E.
Park, Albert W. Winscman, jr., Richard J. McKee and Philip L. Perrey. (Daily Ncbraskan Photo.)
Registration Enters Second Bay As WOO
Students Sign For Classes On Monday
One thousand students were ing, the minimum was down to
expected to register by 4:45 p.m. 55 credit hours by 4:45 p.m.
Monday, the first day of summer- xne numoer oi nours necessary
fall registration. I tor admission is posted on black-
Bv 3 p.m.. approximately 700 boards in front of the Military
By CHARLES KLASEK
"Why don't you buy a bou
quet?" ased the lady selling flow
ers. "I don't need one," Mr. Smith
"why not buy one for the
laboratories during the KAM na
tional convention here in April,
the local chapter decided to buy
a "strobe," according to Miss
"The Strobe unit, used by
'many large newspapers, is both
compact and light-weight," she
said. ."By purchasing the elec
tric flash unit for use in the
organization, all members will
have an opportunity to operate
Miss Peck said that by having
a Strobe unit in the organization.
KAM members will become fam
iliar with its operation before go
ing to work as newspaper photo
graphers. This will save the
newspapers much time in training
the photographer to operate the
"The Strobe unit will be pur-,
chased with money Kappa Al
pha Mu earns from its various
campus photography projects,"
"The photographic projects in
clude a photo booth at both the
Military Ball and Black Masque
Ball," she continued. A new pro
ject of KAM is the "Ivy Day Pic
tures," a pictorial coverage cf all
Ivy Day activities.
Kappa Alpha Mu is a national
photo-journalism honorary fraternity.
section 26-8 TTH-307 AH.
section 27-1 TTH-307 AH.
Home Economics 255, changed
to w Ti n.
regl h adei '"ough and Naval Science building and' co L "on 20
...v 'u " w"1-' h'nvcin ncrv 1 ehnnl Krt nki.rln
Political science 105 should be
building drill hall, according to
Mrs. Leroy T. Laase, member of
the assignment committee.
Three thousand students are
expected to register by Wednes
day night, when early regis
Although only students with
100 hours or more of credit were
admitted to the committee when
registration began Monday morn-
Ag Union To Hold Annual
Picnic, Sing Wednesday
The Ag Union activities com
mittee will hold its annual pic
nic and fun day Wednesday, start
ing with a softball game at 4 p.m.
The picnic lunch will be served
at 6 p.m. on the Ag campus pic
Other games in the afternoon
will include sack races, three
legged races, ball throw and oth
ers. After the picnic, Mrs. Altinas
Tullis will lead the group in a ' 265,
All Ag students are invited to
attend. A 25 cent fee will be
charged for lunch.
By Monday afternoon several
laboratories and sections had
been closed. They were:
Ag Economics 103, section 21
Animal Husbandry 104, lab R
Business Organization 171, sec
Business Organization 212.
Business Organization 282.
Economics 115, sections 1 and
3, and labs A, B and C.
Economics 107, lab C.
Journalism 171, 9TTh, lab 10-4.
Journalism 172, 1 MWF.
Journalism 175, sections 1 and
2, labs A and B.
Several corrections have
been made in the schedule, as
recorded in the catalog:
Chesmistry 345c, as listed in the
catalog, should read 354c.
Dairy Husbandry 119 should in
clude lab 8-9 Th.
Electrical Engineering 103, sec
tion 2 added 11 MWF, 114 Ferg.
Mechanical Engineering, add
8 MWF, 204 Richards, 3
listed for 11 MWF.
Eleven NROTC midshipmen will be honored at 3 p.m.
Tuesday in Love Memorial Library auditorium for out
standing scholarship in naval science. ,
Capt. T. A. Donovan, professor, of naval science, will
open the convocation. Lt. Comm. John E. Palmer, USNB
executive officer, will introduced the award donors.
Winners and awards are:
Andrew Sheets, wrist watch for
midshipman graduating at head
of class in naval science for four-
In Final Parade
As a feature of nrmcd Forces
week, University ROTC students
will participate in the last parade
of the school year Thursday.
The parade is scheduled for 5
p.m., on the practice field west
of the Coliseum.
ROTC marching band will play
for the parade.
University students and parents
of ROTC cadets are invited to ob
serve the military formations and
presentation of awards, according
to Lt. Col. B. W. Ladd, associte
professor of military science and
Other Armed Forces seek ob
servances will include window
displays in downtown stores and
open house with static displays
at the Lincoln Municipal airport.
Open house will begin at 10 a.m.
and continue through 4 p.m. with
tanks, vehicles, equipment, and
aircraft of the army, navy and air
force being shown.
The theme for 1952 Armed
Forces week is "Unity, Strength
English, catalog misprints
English 100 should be
section 25-10 MWF-307 AH.
Loudon, Greer To Head
TC Advisory Committee
Jean Loudon and Jack Greer
will serve as co-chairman of the
advisory committee to the dean
of Teachers college during the
next school year.
Sue Holmes will be secretary
and public relations chairman.
Mary Mielenz, assistant pro
fessor of secondary education,
is the faculty adviser.
are Donna Fol
mer, e 1 e m en
d e p a r tment:
c o m m e rciai
m e n t; S u e
Hulac, physicalcourtcsy The Lincoln Stat.
education department; Cecelia
Pinkerton, social studies depart
ment; and Stan Shumway, music
Jean Loudon, mathematics de
partment; Jack Greer, elementary
education department; and Jo
Senior who leave the commit
tee this year are Delores Irwin,
Shirley Ransdell, Barbara Gil
more and Marilyn Coupe.
The purpose of the committee
which serves as an advisory board
to Dean Frank E. Henzlik is:
1. To pro
vide a greater
o p p t u n ity
for the de
velopme n t of
a common un
the ideals and
goals of the
college and of
the p e r s onal
of the stu- Greer
dents. Courtesy The Lincoln Star
Z. To promote better rela
tionships between the students,
faculty members and the dean
of Teachers college.
3. To aid in developing and
promoting timely public rela
tions activities for the best in
terests of Teachers college.
By Staff News Writer
Communists Release Dodd
SEOUL, Korea Communist
prisoners released American
Brig. Gen. Francis T. Dodd but
the army shrouded his experi
ence in secrecy. Exactly what
concessions were made to the
prisoners to effect Dodd's re
lease was not made available.
General Dodd was seized by
a prisoner work detail and
dragged inside the compound.
The general said later he was
well treated by the Reds, but
him and stage a general garrison-break
if the guards used
force to free him.
The International News
Service reported that the pris
oners were surly and defiant
until the army landed 20
flame-throwing tanks on the
prison island and threatened to
use them to free Gen. Dodd.
This display of force and some
concessions to the prisoners
apparently changed the Reds'
that they threatened to kill
Clark Calls Red Demands 'Blackmail'
Reds by the prison camp com
mander were made under
duress and would be regarded
The general did not say
whether or not this meant the
concessions would be ignored
by the army now that Gen
eral Dodd is out of danger.
TOKYO The new supreme
allied commander in Korea,
Gen. Mark Clark, stated that
the Communist prisoners' de
mands while they held Gen
eral Dodd a hostake were "un
dulterated blackmail." Clark
said any promises made to the
30,000 Communists Riot In Germany
ESSEN, Germany Rioting Anti-Reds an some 30,000
ffin'Se f oflheS Communist youths were final
producing Ruhr valley. ly reparated by police.
Fire-Bali Explodes Over Seattle
SEATTLE A huge fire-ball The air defense command
hurtled out of space and ex- vaious meterological groups
are investigating ttne pne
nomenon. Astromers say the
missile, which exploded at
about 2,000 feet, was prob
ably a meteor.
Steel Mill Case Opens At Supreme Court
plode over Seattle sending
firey streamers eastward. The
blast shattered windows and
there a number of persons out
opened its case against the
government seizure of the steel
mills before the Supreme
The substance of the steel
companies' argument as voiced
by John W. Davis, one of the
nation's foremost constitutional
lawyers, was that President
Truman should have used the
Taft Hartley law rather than
seizing the mills.
After the industry presents .
its case, Acting Attorney Gen
eral Philip B. Perlman will
present the government's contentions.
Fechteler Denies French Report
Administrator F e c h t e ler
branded the report "fantastic"
and a fake. He denied ever
having made statements any
thing like those quoted in the
report. Home reporters in
Paris believe the "report" is a
Russian propaganda trick.
PARIS The usually neutral
French newspaper Le 'Monde
published a report allegedly
written by American Adm.
William M. .Fechteler, chief of
naval operations which ex
pressed the view that the al
lies might be completely run
out of Europe.
year period; presented by First
Wallace Palmer, pen and pen
cil set for midshipman from Ne
braska graduating high in naval
science for four-year period; pre
sented by Gold end company.
James Plummer, Marine corps
dress sword for graduating at
head of Marine corps two-year
course; presented by SchlmmeJ
Herbert Olsen, wrist watch for
outstanding aptitude for naval
science; presented by Elgin Watch
Louis Keester, Halliburton
Metal two-suiter for midshipman
of junior class displaying out
standing proficiency in naviga
tion; presented by National Bank
Dale W. Johnson, wrist watch,
for outstanding proficiency in na
val leadership; presented by El
gine Watch company.
Eldon Park, calfskin luggage
case for sophomore showing pro
ficiency in naval weapons; pre
sented by Ben Simon's.
A. Walter Wenseman, jr., wrist
watch, for freshman showing out
standing proficiency in naval ori
entation; presented by Miller and
Dan G. Switzer, wrist watch,
for contributing most to morale
and esprit de corps; presented by
Continental National bank.
Philip L. Perrey, silver medal
for outstanding marksmanship;
presented by eRserve Officers as
sociation. Richard J. McKee, silver medal
for excellency in marksmanship;
presented by Reserve Officers association.
New Student Week
Dr. Clifford Holmes, guidance
consultant lor junior division and
'counseling service, spoke last
week to student leaders for nef
I student week.
The lears, who represent Coed
i Counselors, begin their work
1 Sunday, Sept. 7. At this time
the new students will receive
their information pamphlets
concerning Freshmen Week.
Ten to 20 new students will be
assigned to each leader who will
work in two hours shifts begin
ning at 8 a.m. An orientation for
the leaders will be held between
Dr. Holmes said that the new
students will meet their advisers
for the first time Monday, Sept.
i 8 at 8 a.m. This will begin the
'duties of the leaders.
I The main duties. Dr. Holnr s
said, will be to help the new
student find his way around
the campus and attend orienta
tion and campus activities with
him. "Such activities include
the University convocation and
"We try as much as possible to
have the leader in the same cur
riculum as his new students,"
explained Dr. Holmes.
Theta Sigma Phi
To Meet Thursday
Theta Sigma Phi, national
honory for women in journalism
will hold a business meeting
Thursday afternoon according to
Pat Beehan, president of the or
ganization. "It is the first business meeting
for the new pledges who were
tapped on Ivy Day," she said.
The meeting will include a dis
cussion of the honoraries' national
convention and the delegate to be
sent from Lambda chapter.
Foltz, Frolik Named To New
Music, Agronomy Positions
DaVid Foltz, professor of music, and Edwin F. Frolik, associate
professor of agronomy, were named chairmen of the department of
miyic and the agronomy department respectively by the Board of
Dr. Frolik succeeds Dr. F. D. Keim as chairman of the agronomy
department. Dr. Keim is retiring July 1 and will return to his teach
ing and studies in the department
Dr. Keim has been chairman since 1932 and has been on the
staff since 1914.
A native Nebraskan, Dr. Frolik was graduated from the Uni
versity in 1930, and received his Master's degree in 1932. In 1948
he received his Doctor's degree at the University of Minnesota.
Professor Foltz succeeds Dr. A. E. Westbrook, who will retire in
June as chairman of the music department and director of the school
of Fine Arts. The latter position has not been filled.
Professor Foltz is director of the University's All-State Fine Arts
summer course for high school students. He also directs choruses and
the Ivjadrigal Singers here at the University.
He has directed state choral festivals in 10 states in addition
' to Nebraska festivals. Foltz has also composed several choruses, a
number of which are being published by a New York firm as the
"David Foltz Choral Series."
Professor Foltz received his Bachelor of Music degree at Illinois
Wesleyan University and also received an honorary Doctor of Music
degree from Texas Wesleyan University in 1951.
'- He has taught in public schools in Staunton and Mount Carroll,
HI, and at Simpson College at Indianola, la.
A $8,389,621 budget for the Uni
versities 1952-53 fiscal year was
approved by the Board of Regents
The budget is a $309,979 in
crease over this year's budget
ending June 30. Of the total, $6,
250,000 will come from state tax
made against counties from pa
tients who are unable to pay for
care received in the University
Hospital in Omaha made the in
crease over last year's budget
The .last session of the Legisla
tion authorized charges against
Courtesy The Lincoln Star
funds, $1,002,710 from cash funds counties for care of patients who
which will include approximately
$950,000 from student fees, and
$836,423 from federal funds.
A total of $200,488 will be
left over from the present year
and another estimated $100,000
to be received from the eharges
cannot pay themselves.
Several of the larger expendi
tures approved by the Board of
The College of Medicine and
hospital in Omaha, $1,166,942, an
increase over the current year of
$74,832; Agricultural Extension
service, $992,910, a $17,190 in
crease over last year; College of
Arts and Sciences, $900,291, a
$12,449 increase; and Agricultural
Experiment station, $752,919, a
These disbursements will come
from state and federal funds as
well as student cash fee.c.
Five scholarships of 120 dol
lars each will be made available
each year for three years to pre--law
students attending other
Nebraska colleges and univer
sities who wish to attend the
University College of Law.
Along with the plan, the board
approved plans for completion oi
specifications for the proposed
Nebraska Psychiatric Institute
which will be at the College of
Medicine in Omaha. The institute
will be constructed jointly by the
University, the State Board ol
Control and the United States
Public Health service.
Each will contribute 500,000
dollars to the project.
The Regents also accepted a low
bid of $34,525 by Wiedeman Bro
thers of Scottsbluff for the con
struction of a potato cellar at the
Experiment Station at Scottsbluff.
Dr. Dudley Ashton Approved By Regents
As Chairman Of P.E. Department
Dr. Dudley Ashton of Iowa university was appointed chairman
of physical education by the Board of Regents Saturday.
Miss Ashton will begin about August 1 and will hold the Tank
Mabel Lee is the present head of the department and will retire
June 30. Miss Lee has been chairman of the department since 1924.
Miss Lee has served as sponsor of the Womens Atnletlc associ
ation and physical education club during her 28 years at the Uni
versity. She has also been sponsor of Associated Women Students
and YWCA. Before Panhellenic had an executive secretary, she .
was the adviser. An honorary member of Mortar Board, Miss Lee
was also on the original Union board of managers. She is a mem
ber of the honors convocation committee.
Dr. Ashton, associate professor at Iowa university, has been on
the physical education staff there since 1946. She also has taught at
Louisville, Ky. Normal School, Indiana State Teachers college at
Terre Haute and at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Univer
sity of Wyoming at Laramie, and Louisiana State university, durinjg
The board also accepted the retirement of Dr. T. A. Kissel
bach, professor of acrenomy. Dr. Charles O. Gardner will succeed
Dr. Kiesselbach. He is a native Nebraskan and is now at North
Carolina State college.
Dr. Kiesselbach has been on the University staff since 1909. He
has devoted much of his time to research work in crop improvement
and production. He is the author or associate author of 53 exiri
mental bulletins and 65 technical research articles. He is past presi
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