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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Thursday. October 16, 1952
What Do You Mean, So Long?
A former football player was asked, In a kid
ding way, if he were the boy who was out of action
because of a shoulder separation in Saturday's
fame. He said, "No, that guy was killed by
Kansas State and buried by the sports writers."
And that is exactly our attitude to the "So
long, Champ" feeling which has permeated
every column and story written about a swell
my, Bob Reynolds. Although he has to' carry
his left arm in an awkward support. Reynolds
ia still very much alive. The Daily Nebraskan
object to the obituary atmosphere which Is
taken on when the Reynolds mishap is discussed.
Bob really loves baseball best and it has been
indicated by the experts that he has passed up a
lucrative career by staying at the University and
playing football. In The Nebraskan's view, this
is entirely true except that we do not think that
Bob missed out on a baseball career just to romp
through opponents' secondaries. He did not come
to school with a big blow up; during his freshman
year, he was a relatively unknown player. If Bob
Reynolds came to the University for football glory
he certainly had no indication that he would get
it until that sunny afternoon in 1950 when he
baffled a visiting Indiana team.
Since that afternoon, Bob Reynolds has been
bafflinr teams on fall afternoons regularly.
During his sophomore year he made most All-
American teams and was chosen the riayer of
the Year. Last year a series of injuries one to
his right shoulder similar to the one he has now
on Ms left side kept him out of championship
form until the last came of the season, i And
this year, the Grand Island flash showed every
thing needed to assure another All-American
selection except a full season.
It is because of the record Bob Reynolds has
piled up during these three seasons that everyone
is crying now that he is lost for the gridiron. It
is also because Bob Reynolds is an awfully swell
guy and carried the responsibility of national pub
licity well. ;
The Nebraskan wishes to emphasize that Bob
Reynolds the athlete or the man is not dead.
He should not be mourned. He still has possi
bilities for tremendous professional and col
legiate careers in baseball and could possibly go
out for basketball this winter. He is still walk
ing around with his friendly smile. The Ne
braskan wishes to congratulate rather than
mourn Reynolds. He has served his University
in a way that no other man has ever been able
to do. For this, he should be thanked.
The Nebraskan knows that it is speaking for
the school and the state as a whole when it says,
"Bob, we appreciate what you have done, and get
well quick." D. P.
LITTLE MAN ON CAMPUS by Dick Bibler
1 STUPE NT
Student Solution Needed
The administration of our University is caught a "raid" conducted during a house party and hav-
between the devil and the deep blue sea on a sub- ing several University students taken to the city
ject that possibly" affects the social life of the ma- jail. Such an occurence, as is obvious, would r-
jority of University students. And the adminis- suit in extreme publicity for the University.
tration, from its parental position in regard to
University students, would like a solution. it was pointed out to us tnrougn a leuenp mar
The problem that seems in need of a solution the University, in its un-compromising position on
" is the recently-enforced University regulation drinking, was driving the students to road houses
" that no drinking of alcoholio beverages shall and cars for their alcoholic activities. The Uni
. take Place In an organised campus house. Which versity officials realize what the consequences oi
means, in light of present developments, that enforcing the no-drinking rule might be.
t organized groups may not serve liquor at their A state-supported institution has no alterna
-house parties. tive than to enforce state law even though they
might object to certain phases of such law. The
Administrative officials have told the Daily University, although caught in the middle of this
Nebraskan in all honesty that they have no control student situation, must only abide by the law-
over whether University students drink. And and appeal to the students for a solution,
they have also said that fhey are fully aware of
the fact that many University students do drink.
n i .t-1
"I wanna buy one book "Forever Amber." An' how's 'bout
throwin' in book-jackets of "Economics One," "Business Math," an'
Reynolds' Day . . .
(Editor's Note A discussion of
the proposal below may be found
in "The Lineup" on sports page.)
Thanks a lot for using the Bob
Reynolds piece, although the
credit all goes to Bob. It s a cinch
to write about a guy like him.
Here's something you might
get together with me on: How
about getting behind a Bob
Reynolds' day, to be held during
one of the Buskers two remain
ing home games? He deserves
one last big hand and. heaven
knows, the crowd wants to give
it to him.
Get the card section, the band
and everyone in on it and maybe
have Bob say a few words I've
written to Potsy about this and
further action by you would help.
Best and thanks again,
The Lincoln Star
Injustice . . .
In the article on the front page
of your Oct. 3 edition, both your
reporter and your headline writer
were decidedly unfair to Chan
cellor Gustavson, in tailing xo
Quote him fully and accurately.
The c-nanceuor oia not an
A strict enforcement of the no-drinking rule
has begun on campus this year motivated, as we
see it, by state law against persons under 21
." years of age buying or having in their posses
sion alcoholic beverages.
The majority of the student body is not 21
-years of age. Therefore, when an organized
""campus house serves liquor at its house parties,
it would seem that a state law is inevitably to be
violated sometime during the evening. And the
It appears to The Nebraskan that the only
solution lies in the organized houses recognizing
the position of the University, realizing that
they, too, must abide by state law, and taking
it upon themselves to abide by the University's
decision until such time as the Nebraska legis
lature is moved to lower the drinking age-limit
or to make provisional amendments in view of
the University's problem.
Administrative officials have asked for a solu
tion and it can come only from the students.
University officials stood in great fear of having R. R.
Vandals Shatter Sign, Ag Builders
Restore Glass, Begin iVeiv System
Ag Builders had just completed their project
of last year when the parties and convention com
mittee erected the bulletin board on the south
entrance to the campus. However, some individ-
the "aristocratic atmosphere" of
"Greek Fraternities." He merely
commended FarniHouse Fra
ternity for maintaining Its lead
ership in fraternity scholarship
and demoeracy. He did not criti
cise anyone else.
During 13 years on the Univer
sity campus as a student and staff
member, serving in various stu
dent organization capacities in
cluding the presidency of the In
nocents Society, and later as a
member of the Interfraternity
council, the Lincoln Lions Club
and the Chamber of Commerce, I
formed 'a wide acquaintance and
many friendships among leaders
in all fraternities. Among us the
problem of keeping our younger
fraternity brothers "on the ball"
scholastically and otherwise was
a topic of friendly and coopera
I am chagrinned to have had
my name and fraternity associ
ated with such an unfair inter
pretation of what the Chancel
lor really said and meant
Very truly yours,
LEW T. SKINNER
(Editor's Note: The following
letter was written to The Lin
coln Star and a copy was sent to
The Nebraskan. The Nebraskan
carried the story of Chancellor
R. G. Gustavson's speech to the
farmHouse eonvention the
week preceding Oct. S. On Oct.
6, in a telephone interview with
the Chancellor, The Nebraskan
elarified, to Its readers, the con
troversy regarding Gustavson's
YW NOON DISCUSSION
GROUP Dining Room, Ellen
Smith. 12 p.m.
YW COMMISSION. CHRIS
TIAN BELIEFS Dining Room.
The Ag Union has started their "Better Living"
series and the dancing lessons for the next six
Dnnrinp instructions are riven every Wed-
nesday night while the "Better Living" series it ?-ra-
ual took the "honor" of being the first to deface scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons jH Faculty iWnge, 4
YW OFFICE STAFF Dining
the sign. The student or stu
dents politely heaved a soft
drink bottle through the glass of
the case undoing all the work
that was accomplished by the Ag
Builders in trying to improve
With the replacement of
the glass on the case a new
sub-committee will start to
function on the campus. A
branch of the publicity com
mittee for the builders will offer their services
in making standard signs for the new bulletin
board. The sub-committee will be headed by
M. J. Niehaus. AH material for the sign mak
ing committee must be turned in to Miss Nie
haus or at the Ag Builders office on the Friday
preceding the week in which the poster is sched
uled to be displayed.
at 5 p.m
Block and Bridle Club's application to the
Ag Exec Board to change their spring show
name to the Block and Bridle show Instead of
the Jr. Ak-Sar-Ben has been approved by the
Ag Exec Board. The application bow must go
to the faculty committee and be approved by
the administration to make tbe change possible.
Other spots on the campus that are buzzing
with activity are the vocational education depart
ment and the tractor testing lab. The Voc Ed de
partment is holding its fall short course for Vet
Ag instructors. The conference is being held Oct
13 to 17.
The International Harvester Company is con
ducting tests with their propane burning tractors
at the laboratory.
Saturday night is the annual Coll-Agri Fun
night at the college activities building.
Room, Ellen Smith, 5 p.m.
YW COMMISSION, COM
PARATIVE RELIGIONS North
east Room, Ellen Smith, 5 p.m.
Mother Jimmie I wish you
would run over and see how old
Mrs. Smith is this morning.
Jimmie (returning) She said
to tell you it was none of your
Mother Why, Jimmie, what
in the world did you ask her?
Jimmie Just what you told
me to. I 8ld you wanted to
know how old she was.
Elderly passenger (who objects
to tobacco) If you were my hus
band, I d give you poison.
Man (next to her on bus) If
you were my wife, I'd take it.
Two On The Aisle 1 Student Look Toward Politics
To The Daily Nebraskan, the Student Council
made a mistake Wednesday afternoon.
It was not a large mistake and a good many
people believe that it wasn't a mistake. It was
brought up in the regular Council proceedings
that negotiations with Dean of Student Affairs
Phillip Colbert in regard to parking fines had
come to the point that the Council's opinion was
needed. Dean Colbert told a Council representa
tive that he could not go ahead and try to put
through a parking fine system without approval
of the student legislative body.
So, this representative read to the Council
a pair of suggestions and asked that they be
' submitted to Colbert with Council approval.
These suggestions Included the fact that nominal
fines would be levied to parking violators with
more than two University tickets. If the fine
was not paid within a week, the suggestion con
'" tinned, the violator would be rusticated (the
same punishment given habitual violators now).
The other suggestion said that the money col-
The presidential campaign is running full
steam ahead. Nearly every printed and spoken
word these days is the brain-child of a politician
or a politician's helper. Irrevelant issues are
being spotlighted in the campaign arena and ap
peals to the voting public made on the basis of
anything but intelligence.
To date, most of the campaign attack has '
' concerned itself with mud-slinging, character
assasinatlon and other such unpleasant activities.
The Nebraska Republican State Central Commit
tee has, perhaps unwittingly, introduced an ele
ment of sweetness and light into this presiden
From Republican headquarters, Room 220,
-Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, Neb., has come a small,
printed card that, at first glance, has nothing to
do with politics except for its sponsors.
Further examination, however, might reveal
the depths of political significance on the card.
A basic tenet for the views advanced in the liter--ature
is seen at the top of the card with directions
Following this are three variations of use for
the basic tenet thus set forth. The variations un-
doubtedly make the political fodder more tenabje
to various elements of the party.
This certain piece of campaign literature will
probably never repose on the bulletin boards of
ward headquarters. It seems highly impossible
" that it will bringr forth many more Republican
votes at the polls.
' , In fact, this latest piece of propaganda, might
T Cry well keep the nation's female voters in their
titchens on election day instead of at the polls.
It ia none other than a recipe for "Mother Eisen
hower's 0001066." R. R-
lected would be placed in a scholarship fund
sponsored by the University Student CounciL
It was moved, seconded and passed that these
suggestions be submitted to Dean Colbert.
Factually, this is what happened. The Ne
braskan does not wish argue now whether or
not this idea is legal or not. What we do wish to
say is that it looks to us like there is a very defi
nite possibility that this suggestion will not be
found legal. If we are right, it will mean that a
lengthy Council discussion will have been for
naught. Where we feel that the mistake was made
was in the failure to see whether the suggestions
were legal before they were submittd.
It seems like the Council put the cart before X
the horse by stamping approval on something that
might be proved illegal. All that would have
needed to have been done, was a check with
legal authorities before the suggestions were
brought into the public spotlight. The Univer
sity has not only lawyers but a Law College
where this could have been done. Any time
fines are mentioned, a very delicate and im
portant subject has been brought up a subject
that has the possibility of touching every student
driving an automobile on this campus. It looks
like this fining idea will stir up a lot of con
troversy. We feel that no controversy should
have been allowed to appear until the legal
basis had been established.
Certainly, the author of the plan had no in
tention of hurting the students; conversely, he
thought he would be doing them a service. We
are not arguing with his sinceriiy. The' Nebras
kan believes that the plan may be illegal because
it oflers no appeal to the violator. Common law
justice has long maintained that the charges of the
police should be subject to the review of a neutral
observer. XIo provision is made here.
Again, the mistake is not large and final, but
it is there and maybe a controversy will arise that
needn't be. D. P.
By JANE SAXTON
Mix acrobatics and buccaneer
ing. Then add a dash of eighteenth
Result: "The Crimson Pirate,"
now showing at the Varsity Thea
ter. Stars Burt Lancaster and
Nick Cravat as pirate chieftain
and loyal mate respectively,
team up to enliven the old villain-hero-heroine
theme with a
new comical twist.
Lancaster and Cravat do a good
job of eluding the troops of Span
ish nobleman Baron Gruda with
their back flips off window ledges
and posing as village dancing girls.
Chief and mate even go so far as
to pose as the evil Gruda and co
hort in a Spanish colonial court.
But when Gruda decides to take
Conseulo, a native beauty, as hos
tage on his ship, the pair rigs up
a huee balloon with a suspended
basket. Thus the land-to-ship
junket necessary to free the her
oine is made possible.
The scene of action, filmed at
Ischia near the Bay of Naples,
supposedly takes place in the
capital town of a Spanish is
land, breeding place for rebel
lion. This buccaneering pair and
their crew seem to be on the
side of the villagers in revolt
against the crown. But, amidst
the hodge-podge of luugh-pro-d
urine antics, it is sometimes
hard to telL
An intense hour will do more than dreamy
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-3:15 Purple Grotto
-3:30 Shake Hands
-3:45 Songs Of The Saddle
-4:00 Sports Parade
4:15 4 O'Clock' Class
4:30 AUF Show
4:35 This I Believe
-4:50 World Of Wax
By AL CROUKSE
Samuel Gompers, founder of the American
Federation of Labor, once said, '"There is no such
thing as a labor bloc vote'."
The Democratic and Republican parties do not
seem to concur with this opinion, for both are
trying for the vote of the common man "en
masse." For the Democrats, it is a problem of re
taining the same votes that have helped to swing
the election their way for twenty years. The Re
publicans, however, are using a different line of
strategy. Their strategy now calls for Eisenhow
er's popular appeal swinging enough labor votes
so that this 'bloc' will not be able to influence the
outcome of the election.
The main issue concerning labor is, "What are
we to do about the Taft-Hartley Act?" The
Democrats, in their platform, call for repeal of
the present law. The Republicans advocate
amending the law.
Gov. Adiai Stevenson, in a speech given in
Detroit on Labor Day, set down five general prin-
j ciples for a new labor-relations law. As he said,
Labor and management can agree on these prin
ciples too, if they will throw their guns on the
He continued to present his five-fold plan,
"Point No. 1 is that the law must accept labor
unions, like employer corporations, as the respon
sible 'representatives of their members' interest
Point No. 2 is the other side of Point No. 1. Ii
labor unions are to be accepted as the full repre
sentatives and guardians of employee interests ia
the collective bargaining process, then labor unions
must conform to standards of fair conduct and
equal protection in the exercise of their steward
ship." Point three of Stevenson's suggestions, " is that
AMYWWECE IN THE WOCLO
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a new federal labor law must outlaw unfair bar
gaining practices by companies or unions."
"Point number 4 is rejection of the labor in
The Governor's fifth and last point "is that
new methods must be found for settling national
Immediate reply came from the Republican
side cf the fence. Robert N. Denham, former
Seneral Counsel of the National Labor Relations
Board said in a press statement, "These proposals
ignore our national work force of 62 million
people, of whom less than 16 million are union
members. They are addressed to the advancement
of the unions. They ignore the protection the law
accords each of these 62 million people against the
abuses of union officers and union rule and their
right to determine for themselves whether they
will join or refrain from joining a union. These
proposals would withdraw all such rights and pro
tection and try to force 46 million into industrial
serfdom. They would restore the "closed shop"
as the first medium for withdrawing this protec
tion and freedom of croice. They would condone
the picket-line violence and abuses that have re
ceived the nod from the NLRB in its Wagner Act
decisions. All they would do would be to aggra
vate the conditions Congress was seeking to cor
rect." The Republican Party still states that the Taft
Hartley Act protects the workers as well as the
employer. They also condemn sekure of striking
plants and industries, a plan offered earlier by
Both sides have offered new proposals, but, in
all probability, there will be many points carried
over from the Taft-Hartley Act no matter which
plan of revision is used.
Notes On Half-Notes
Georgia Can Enjoys Rapid
Rise Jo Success With Canitol
Three months ago a new sing
ing sensation was discovered tn
the person of Georgia Carr. Since
that time Georgia has enjoyed a
rapid climb to popularity in the
music field. Here's thirty-two bars
on Georgia Carr,
Sometime last July, bandleader
sing in a night
spot in Frisco.
They were very 6
impressed. Ar- , 5
thur thought jv
she should re-
turn with them
to L. A. a n d '
make a test re- v. ,
Capitol, who at Fojel
the time was in need of a female
vocalist. She decided to give it a
try. King was so confident of her
Success that ho vi'rnto o ennn Ar
peciaiiy to fit her style of singing.
iiut bung is me currently popular
She recorded the same for the
teat and the board ef directors
were very satisfied 'itb the re
sult. A few days later, she
made a platter with Kelson Little-;
band and featuring- as the
top side, Arthur Kint's "Softly."
.Now the mala problem was to
ret Georgia In front of the pub
lic The first KtPD wbk an infsrviatu
With Nat P.nlo nsrssv fVia Tn mA
' - ww w. . VJ fU
ams jockey show. This happened
J while Cole and trio were playing
at the "Paramount" in L. A. Joey
played her new record, asked a
iew questions ana signed off.
These few moment wsrs nil u
took as far as music city was con
cerned, capnoi eiecldea to con
tinue doing' thn isms tvno nf
- m ft- v. j ,
moting for Georgia and since that;
Ume, she has don nnw. ,
-!.. u.l V,
travelling around the country in-
-iuui" ucn places as Detroit, St
Louis and Chicago.
is this writer's opinio that
W girl is going places. (Pun,
JUSt to Irson k 1 i
rh-i.oe t0,u clear UP misque on
the H!r :Vin, ST . -
that fx. ""weej?
r - ""'"u m an prooaouity
solo. Since that time I've learned
iZTf irl, accompany him
o Nat Cole and Trio. K
Here's: tho ui ' ...
Ta-rri - "uirs lor mw
Vet, r? Cncert Bt Tech High,
Omaha, October 24th: Ella Fite
gerald. Flip Phillips, Lester Young,
n-i i r-i ' -""iie onavers, nor
Eldridge and the great Gene Kru
pa Jazz Trio. Also featured on the
Rama. nw-.. 41 .....
7 uie mucn talked
about "Oscar Peterson Trio."
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