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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Friday, September 19, 1952
We Heartily Approve
A certain tradition of long-standing has been
given a serious jolt on the University campus. In
fac it has been Shattered for nt Jeast one year's
time. The women have made up their minds and
have delivered their ultimatum ,to the men.
Yes, it's true the Associated Women Students
board has decided, with faculty permission, that
the annual Coed Follies will be "open to the pub
lic" this year for the first time, as far as our
Last winter's Coed Follies was unprecedented,
M far as The Daily Nebraskan is concerned, in
its rowdlness through the annual crashing of the
how by University men. AWS saw the need
for a change and went to work.
Jean Loudon, AWS president, and Jan Steffen,
board member in charge of the show, mentioned
several facts in a letter to the faculty committee
which necessitated the change.
Tressure from the Lincoln police evidenced that
the Follies' crashing had become a problem to them
as well as to the women. Actually, no valid rea
son for closing the show to the public ever existed
except that the "women only" attitude had be
come tradition. No changes need be made in the
performance in order to open them to the public
and the annual crashing was giving AWS rather
In order to open the Follies to the public,
AWS saw that two nights of the show were
needed. And so it shall be on Feb. 23 and 24 of
1953 at the Nebraska Theater. Tentative plans
Indicate that the Typical Nebraska Coed will be
' presented on the first night and the final skit
judging will be reserved for the final perform
ances. This opening wide the Follie doors is simply
being tried by AWS this year. Great financial
risk is involved a risk which AWS seems willing
to take to correct a long-standing campus prob
lem. Perhaps the general public in Lincoln will
now be anxious to see the show. Perhaps, at
first, University men will be interested. The
intrigue Is apt to wear off. The Nebraskan staff
hopes it doesn't. AWS has taken a progressive
step. We sincerely hope they don't have to walk
backwards. R. R.
Looks Like Progress
It looks like fall semester, 1952, might be a
pleasant one for University housemothers and
their female wards because of the action AWS
recently took in regard to quiet hours, closing
hours, special permissions and "down-hour" re
strictions. AWS says Its revision of the rules was carried
out In answer to requests from University women
and their housemothers. The philosophy under
lying each change Is solid and wise. AWS says
that its rules are "subject to revision each year."
They now have proved that they mean It.
Quiet hours and the lmes that men may bo In
women's houses have been coordinated which
undoubtedly will allow housemothers to do other
things besides spending each evening chasing men
from their abodes.
AWS has In words to this effect told fresh
men women that after their first Bemester, they
will receive those privileges so accorded upper
classmen. More time for studying, activities and,
wc presume, adult behavior.
Under the revised rules only women with
four or more hours of downs will be restricted
duflng Ihe week. When a University woman re
ceives a down hour from a certain department,
it Is sometimes difficult to carry on study in
order to remove the delinquency. AWS has
recognized this fact.
And, instead of chasing University women out
of properly chaperoned men's houses at 12 on
Saturday nights when the women do not have to
be home until 1 a.m., AWS is now requiring that
12:30 be the time to start for home.
One of the biggest revisions made by AWS
and perhaps the one subject to the touchiest trial
is that special permission slips do not have to
be signed by one of the seven senior AWS board
members. The woman makes out her own per
mission slip and then takes it to her housemother
for final approval.
In a University of this size, It would seem
that restrictions, particularly upon the women,
will always be necessary, AWS must enforce
such restrictions. In their revised rules, they
have admitted that, In many instances, Unlver
sity women may be trusted and expected to act
as they should. The new rules are more pro
gress for AWS and Its wards. We should be
thankful. R. R.
Question: K.U. Or Colorado?
To The Mountains
" The call pf the hills can be heard in the campus
coffee shops, the study holes and the classrooms,
r The majesty of the mountains is inviting and the
plainsmen from Nebraska are eager to enjoy it.
The University of Colorado is in the mountains
and the Cornhuskers play football with CU this
year. To a great many students, a migration to
Colorado looked awfully good; but to the Student
Council Wednesday, it looked awfully expensive.
This is the situation: a good trip would cost so
much that it might become an exclusive affair
and not truly a University migration. As an al
ternative, the migration committee, under the
chairmanship of Eldort Park, suggested to the
Council Wednesday that the migration go to the
University-of Kansas. After a little, very little,
discussion, the Council voted to approve the Kansas
suggestion. This, however, is only tentative, sub
ject to final approval by the administration.
It was brought out very definitely at the
Council meeting that no matter how the students
decided on the migration question, the adminis
tration would probably decide on Kansas which
would mean that the students would go to
Kansas. The administration, ideally, should let
the students solve their own problems, but it
must be admitted that the school has a large
responsibility when its students pick up and go
to another campus so administrative concern
can be excused. The University officials prob
ably feel that they are better able to make de
cisions of this type. Perhaps they are.
Despite the fact that the call of the hills can
also be heard in our offices, The Nebraskan agrees
with the Council decision and the probable ad
ministration decision. .While he was giving his
migration committee report Wednesday, Park
mentioned that for around $45 a student could
have a good trip. When you double that to get
the date price, it explains the reasoning that
prompted the Council to recommend Kansas.
According to testimony given at the meeting
Wednesday, a trip to Kansas would cost some
thing just under $10 including game ticket. With
any luxuries you might want to add, this still
would remain in the realm of the common purse.
It must be granted that there is a great differ
ence between Boulder and Lawrence, but the
football game itself promises to be Just as good.
Both Colorado and Kansas rate as potential con
ference powers and advance publicity indicates
that the Huskers will play good ball this year.
Since the primary reason for migrations is sup
posed to be the football game, no one should com
plain about the change. Nevertheless, the call of
the mountains can be heard above the clamor of
the game. Many, many students have already in
dicated that they plan to answer that call in an
unofficial way. It was suggested at the Council
meeting that there be an unofficial migration to
Colorado with the arrangement that all the Corn
huskers sit together at the game.
However, this received no official Council
action either pro or con. It was discussed and
the discussion brought out the fact that it would
be hard for an automobile migration to have
even unofficial sanction. The only way the Uni
versity could feel safe under this arrangement
would be with a chaperon in each car. This
would be -unwieldy. It is hard enough to handle
students on the train, the reasoning goes, with
out trying to watch over a hundred separate cars.
There is a great deal to be said for this reason
lag if you are sitting near the phone parents
use when they call in complaints.
Perhaps the scenery will be different in Kansas
this year. It wasn't "iactly stimulating last year,
- but $45 would be a lot to pay for the stimulation
' Colorado has to offer. D. P.
to the University of Kansas this year seems to
have touched off a battery of cries concerning
the Council's loyalty to University students and
threats of an unofficial migration.
Students have criticized Council members for
refusing to consider seriously a migration to the
University of Colorado, and for becoming slaves
to a so-called Kansas-migration tradition.
The critics, however, can find no ground in the
proceedings of the Council upon which to base
their nonloyalty attacks. The first reason is that
the Council members would undoubtedly have
supported a migration to Colorado if such a mass
movement would have appeared at all feasible.
On the contrary, the great distance to Boulder
(550 miles, according to estimates) and the inabil
ity of a Council committee to obtain a reduced
student body railroad rate shot the estimated cost
of the trip to $40 or more.
Even on this basis, the Council discussed two
possibilities for Colorado migration. The first was
a regular migration with the charge set at the
estimated $40. According to the committee, the
minimum number of participants 200 might be
obtained without too much difficulty since the
University marching band would account for ap
proximately 110 persons.
The second possibility for a migration to Colo
rado assumed the form of an inquiry, in which one
member asked if the migrators might travel by car
instead of railroad the cost being considerably
less if four or five students traveled in each auto
mobile. The answer, however, was that such a
migration would not have the official sanction of
the University and could not thus be termed a
Since neither of these plans offered any solu
tion to the problem, the Council formally approved
the Kansas trip. The proposal will still have to
be passed by the administration.
Before the Council considers taking any part
in the clamor for mass attendance at Boulder, it
will seriously weigh all of the implications and
possible dangers of such a move.
Before a large number of students decide to
journey to Colorado in preference to Kansas, they,
too, much consider the possible effect upon the
regular migration and upon a unified Cornhusker
' If the administration approves migration to
Kansas, which it will probably do, it is the duty
of University students to support the official mi
gration to the best of their ability. Then, if they
have an excess of gridiron spirit and of traveling
allowance, let's stage a rump migration.
What could be more exciting than a pigskin
tussle in the shadow of the Colorado Rockies?
The Student Council's announcement Wednes
day afternoon that it supports student migration
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Rditor . Ruth Raymond
Associate Editor Dob Pleper
Managing Kdilor Mug uorton, Ken H.vstrom
Mews tilllora Sally Hall, Hal Hasselbalch,
Dick Ralston, Sara Stephenson. Pat Ball
Sports Editor , Glenn Nelson
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I'm still feeling the repro-
cussions of last Tuesday's
column, but as a true journal
istic pugilist, I'll answer the
bell twice a week until the
end ot the semester (or me).
The political ppop: The only
thing that is keeping John Spark
man of Alabama from being the
worst vice-presidential candidate
this your is Richard Nixon.
This Is not to infer that I'
have Democratic leanings, as I
care very little for Adlai's Veep
compromise candidate. It Is
simply that I think less of Nix
on's congressional record. Next
week we'll compare them.
The pigskin parade: Nebraska's
Cornhusker's open their 1952
home slate against South Dakota
Coach Glassford has had his
troubles with Injuries this year
but spirits are! running high on
the team and the boys have the
desire to win.
From this column, which rep
resents the wishes and Interests
of the entire student body (for
a change), I'd like to wish the
Hunkers a fruitful season and
the very best of luck.
Last year, June Bieibower of
the Lincoln Journal, wrote a col
umn for my sport page in which
she exposed a sort of complacent
attitude of Nebraska's fans in the
Football players are not on the
gridiron primarily for the cheers.l
but I've never heard a gridder re
fute the statement that a shout of
encouragement " makes you feel
better. How aBout it this year?
As we see it: NEBRASKA 32,
SOUTH DAKOTA 12.
Just a word of warning to
Nebraska's male students. This
Is leap year and they tell me
that all the ferns that didn't
score with a man last year will
be looking for a fall guy.
The Interfraternlty Council has
just released a lisf of the new
Theta Nu Epsilon pledges. They
Fall Clothes Soke Weather Problem;
Looh Like Wool, Yet Feel Like Cotton
On any coVlege campus the month of September
is definitely NOT tho time to see well-dressed
A logical reason is that we girls cannot seem
to make up ourtmlnd between wools and cottons
for class wear.
If this demoralizing, de
vitalizing heat continues, the
Nebraska coed wilj melt away
from wearing cashmeres. On
the other hand, the often
thought, smarter girt who
wears her summer cottons to
class may find her lessons
suffering; for so much time Is
taken in keeping skirts,
blouses or dresses fresh.
It's a little late to solve this dilemma now, but
it is an opportune time to note science's answer to
our annual problem.
"Seasonal" cottons are beginning to enter the
market for an all-day, all-year addition to the
practical wardrobe. With special emphasis on
cotton tweeds the new fabrics have the ability
to retain their handsome good looks indefinitely.
They shed their wrinkles, resist spotting and
soiling and are guaranteed against stretching and
shrinking. What's more they are wrinkle-resistant
and tailor perfectly.
College shops now feature the new fabric In
tweedy cotton dresses with velvet, linen or rib
knit trimming. Buyers comment that customers
are buying these for wear during the hot season.
Favorite color combinations are black and white,
grey and, white or royal blue and wine mixtures.
Plenty of Interest in winter cottons has added
a new chapter to fashion fundamentals. What
would be a better buy for school wear than a
tweedy cotton dress that looks and acts like wool
... but feels like a cool cotton?
Palladian Party, Open Houses
hp Weekend Social Whirl
This pinning tradition on our campus is fast Martlson, John Henderson and Ann Penner, Bill
becoming a vicious circle. It starts with tho usual Knudson and Julie Claussen, and Dick Smith and
Boy meets Girl. Then comes summer vacation. Dinne Smith.
Tho first summer, Boy comes back to campus The rut ua:n JMasn, jonn ainciair, was mar-
minus his nin. After the second summer. Girl ried Sunday. Sept. 14, to Jean Dana, Lincoln.
'Call Me Madam'
By SYDNA FUCHS
Tall Mo Mariarn" nnrl TTthvl
Merman are riinsiriprpri in he
synomous by olarge number of
people, but it was proved to me
Wednesday nignt mat such is not
the case. Elaine. Stritch as Mrs.
Sallv Adams ahrt Kpnt Smith as
Cosmo Constantjne gave Irving
Berlin's musical verve and
Berlin's skillful use of political
satire put "Call Me Madame" on
a par with sifch productions as
"South Pacific and "Okla
homa." The rentral character,
Mrs. Sally Adams, Is quite obvi
ously a characterization of Mrs.
Perle Mesta. A famous Wash
ington hostess, Mrs. Sally Adams
is sent by Harry Truman as am
bassadress to Lichtenburg, a
typical European country where
the cabinet falls every two
weeks. (Mrs. Mesta was sent to
Luxembourg). There she falls In
love with the Prime Minister,
and after a slight quarrel over a
8100,000,000 Joan from the
United States, the couple are
Th humnr in mis musical anata.
from Berlin's jabs at the foibles
of the present administration.!
"Harry's phone calls to Sally are!
full of talk of Margaret, Bess, ana
the entire Truman cian. ine oec
retary of State has a mustache and
i tnmtm as "Donn " The Tthree
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congressmen who insist upon loan
ing Lichtenburg ?iuu,uuu,uuu are
1 nf trip obese and pompous
legislators so often seen in car
"Call Me Madam" Is full or
such remarks a "pur, State De
partment is so busy investigat
ing itself that it can't bother
with foreign affairs."
Irving Berlin's music is superb.
Tt'o a tivpIv rav Todav." "Mar
rying for Love," "The Best Thing
For You Would Be Me," and
"You're Just in Love" are just a
few of the songs that have become
nnr.ii lar nntsirte of the musical.
My favorite was a song entitled
"T T.ikA Tkp" orobablv the best
campaign song since "Wintergreen
The production is by Leland
Hayward, who also produced
"State of the Union, "Mister
Roberts," "South Pacific," and
Point of No Return." The dances
and musical numbers were
staged by Jerome Robbins who
is also known for his work in
"Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,"
Tall Mk Madam" would make
any loyal Republican cheer, and
the democrats nugm enjoy uw
phararterizatinn of the black
sheep, Harry. Besides that, it's a
darn good musical.
How many pledge classes had
their eyes on the Delt's dog?
Certainly there were more than
just the Sammies' plans to nab
the mutt. Of course, it's- easier
to get even with the neighbors
than with someone half the way
comes back to campus minus his pin.
This unpinning Is getting more and
popular. It's almost a fad this year.
The Palladian is planning a terrific party for
independent students Saturday night at Pallndlun
Hall, 301 Temple Building. The annual fall event
will begin at 8:15 p.m. with a short program. Danc
ing and refreshments are other features of tho
It's time to start making the rounds of open
houses again. After the foot
ball game Saturday, several
fraternity and sorority housc-s
will serve refreshments and
welcome all guests. Among
them are Alpha Xi Delta, Kappa
)eha and Phi Gamma Delta.
The Delts are planning a
picnio after the game for the
brothers and their dates. Sev
eral couples who plan to at
tend are Jack Skalla and
Marilyn Lane, Dick GeleiP and Sue Olson, Ed
MeCSure and Jo Hoyt, and Mathieson and Sherry
Heard about four summer weddings which had
a lot in common. In each case the bride was a
Theta and the bridegroom, a Sigma Ni
couples were Herby Engdahl and Mary
Other ncwiyweds lire Don Rauh, Sigma Nu, and
Robin Rauch, AOPi;Mort Novak, Pi Kap, and
Elaine Cadwallador, Alpha Phi; and Howie Pear
son, Delt, and Sharon Ncff, AOPi.
Candy passings Monday night took place at
almost every women's house. Among the pin
nings were those of Audrey Marx, SDT, and
Paul Gaiter, SAM; Connie Llndly, Terrace Hall,
and Vernon Magill; Delta Slg; Sheila Brown,
Chi O, and Paul Thompson, TKE; Patsy Peters,
Kappa, and Tom Harley, Phi Delt; Pat Graham,
KD, and Jerry Shumway, Sigma Chi; and Nancy
Whltmore, AOPi, and Bob Vandell, Delt.
Two other summer pinnings have been an
nounced those of Lois Gerhart, Theta, and Marv
Bridges, Sigma Chi, and Marietta Crandall, Wy
more, and Jim Boettcher, Sigma Chi.
Mimi Hamer, Delta Gamma, is now going
steady with Jerry Roe, Phi Gam. Other steady
pairs are Jo Knapp, Chi O, and Jim Oschner, TKE,
and Judy Flansburg, Theta, and Keith Glorfield,
Two Alpha Phi-football player engagements
have been announced. They are Carl Brasee, ATO,
and Mo Ogden, Phi, and George Prochaska, Pi
Kap, and Jo Peck, Phi.
Two girls from AOPi have also announced be
trothals. They are Corky Clore, who will wed Bill
The Misko, Lincoln, on Oct. 3, and Jo Mohler, who is
Ellen engaged to Harvey Goth.
A Great Stride
They don't even tell you what to
do. They just say; "PLEASE,
Perhaps this is an appeal to the
traditional intellect of the univer
sity student. It was probably
reasoned that college students did
not need to be hollered at, all they
need is a subtle hint. This sign
is subtle to the hilt and exceed
The Nebraskan believes that
this approach to a traditional
problem is healthy. One doesn't
have to be laughed at very often
before he realizes that It doesn't
do any good to preach or get
tough. Because either way the
result Is resentment. Very often
the only effective method of
dealing with problems like
lawn-walking" and class-cutting
is the subtle, "we-understand"
approach the Administration
used with the sign.
Actually, it seems as if the psy
chology might be working. The
newly seeded areas look like they
are coming along all right and
hardly any students have passed
out from the exhaustion of walk
ing on sidewalks. The Nebraskan
would like to hail the plan as a
great stride in student-faculty re
In this age of high pressure ad
vertising, signs are not unusual.
They blink at us, they scream at
us, they wave at us. They tell us
what to do, where to do it, how to
do it, and why it should be done
But the signs recently pot up
on the campus are different.
They don't scream or blink.
They are not mechanical or
made of flourescent materials.
Contribution To Culture
A University professor. Dr. E. N.
Anderson, has been appointed to
assist in one of the truly signifi
cant projects of the United Na
tions to world culture. The project
is the writing and editing of a
world history which eliminates
prejudices of nations and authors!
and which should provide as ac
curate a picture of the story of
man as is possible to construct.
Both the project and Dr. Anderson
deserve the support of students
the world over.
A Complete Directory
The Student Directory staff
deserves congratulation on its
effort to obtain complete infor
mation on all University stu
dents and faculty members. If
persons whose names are listed
in The Daily Nebraskan contact
the staff, this year's directory
should set a new record for ac
curacy. World Understanding
A contribution to world under
standing is being made Friday and
Saturday on the University cam
pus as an eleven-man German
sistent that a portion of the Uni
versity is prevented from attending.
machinery and tractor productiv
ity team visits Ag College's famed
tractor testing laboratory and
other points of interest. The crroun
is one of the first groups of this' A Different Sinn
Uerman government and indus
try. Company organization, labor
management relations, manufac
turing methods and marketing are
objects of the team's study.
Something Be Done?
One of those disgusting situa
tions will arise again Tuesday
morning when Sen. John Spark
man, Democratic vice presiden
tial nominee, addresses a so-called
University convocation. A great
many students will be unable to
attend because their classes will
not be dismissed at that hour
even for a University convoca
tion. The present policy allows
department heads to ri p c i h o
whether or not their classes will
be dismissed and a number of
them have refused to do so. Since
thp pnnvnpatinnc nro ennncm. i
the University and arranged by
the faculty senate's convocation
committee, it seems rather incon-
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It is quite interesting to note
the manner in which various
newspapers and press services
report speeches now being made
by political candidates. Take,
for example, the Omaha talk by
Democratic National Chairman
Stephen Mitchell Wednesday.
One newspaper, its own re
porter covering the event,
Dlayed up Mitchell's criticism of
General Eisenhower, whom that
paper supports. Two nationwide
press services, however, dwelt
more on the praise Mitchell
gave to Governor Stephenson,
barely mentioning the criticism
of the general. While all three
stories undoubtedly reported
the words and thought of the
speaker, the difference In ap
proach and emphasis made the
speech sound like two entirely
disconnected addresses. The
power of the press!
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