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52 No. 77
Thursday, February 5, 1953
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, Meeting Times Staggered So Coeds'
Schedules Do Not Hinder Attendance
The YWCA Rendezvous, which
provides an opportunity for coeds
to register for the YWCA commis
sion of their preference, is Frl
day, 3 to 5 p.m. at Ellen Smith.
The commissions are arranged
for many varied interests and at
different times to meet the prob
lem of fitting them into students'
The commission, jobs and fu
ture, is led by Jean Steffen. Its
members will survey professional
fields for women and investigate
opportunities in these fields. It
will meet on Monday at 3 p.m.
Camp counseling includes a dis
cussion of camp skills and pro
vides traning for camp counselor
University students will be
given the opportunity to aid disaster-ridden
Holland through an
AUF V sponsored clothes drive,
said Kpcky Yapp, AUF presi
dent. Starting tocu.y, a large box will
be placed in the. main lobby -of
the Union and all trganized Jiouses
as well as individuiJf trf- trtgea
to work together to fill this box
with clothes that will be pack
aged and sent to Holland by
The urgent needs of these flood,
victims becomes more apparent
each day as the dead and injured
toll mounts. Of the already listed
dead in the entire flood area.
1,053 are from Holland and at
least 50,000 from that country are
known to be homeless. This dis
aster has not reached its peak,
it feared that a new storm threat
will destroy more lives and bring
more ruin to the already flooded
NUCWA To Name
Dr. Hill Tonight
Dr. Norman Hill, professor of
, political science will discuss vari
'ous phases of the United Nations
ancjthe '.model -United- Nations
Ais?embla to be held in March, at
the NUCWTmeeting Thursday at
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Room 313, Student Union, instead
ic meeting win De ntm in
of Burnett Hall, as was previously
Countries which have been as
signed delegations will be an
nounced at the meeting.
a special current events contest; meet the eligibility requirements
may take the test following the!fr participation in extraeurricu
mti,,,, ,lar activities and must have 5.7
Rev. Herbert Kirk Will
Address Church Meeting
Rev. Herbert Kirk of the Evan
gelical Free Church in Columbus,
Neb., will address the Intervarsity
Christian Fellowship on "Faith"
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Room
315 of the Union.
Masquers Slate Annual
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IASQUER PKODTJCnON . . . Play In t the leading roles In the
Sixth annual Masquer's play are Marian Uhe and Marvin Stro
mer. production, "The Cat And The Canary," will be riven
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jobs. It is led by Helene Sherman
and meets on Monday at 4 p m.
The news and views group
which will discuss national, inter
national and political problems
will meet Thursday at 4 p.m.
News and views is led by Mary
Community tours, led by Lois
Anderson, will study community
problems and tour community
and state institutions. This group
meets on Tuesday from 4 to 6
The comparative religions com
mission will discuss various reli
gions in order to gain a fuller un
derstanding of others beliefs. It
will be led by Shirley Langhus
and meets Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Skeptic's Corner is a discussion
of personal beliefs on religion,
philosophy, politics and econom
ics. The group, led by Shirley
Hamilton, meets each Wednesday
at 3 p.m.
The student faculty group will
have a guest faculty member at
each meeting to discuss with stu
dents timely topics and problems.
It meets Wednesday at 4 p.m. and
is led by Lee Spencer.
Each Thursday noon the noon
discussion group will meet to dis
cuss various topics of interest and
to prepare their own lunch. It is
led by Jo Knapp. .
The' Life and Teachings of
Jesus commission is led by Gail
'.Vellensick. It includes a study of
Jesus' personal lire leaci-
the Gospel. The' group
will meet Tuesday at 3 p.m.
The leadership commission is
to define and discuss the way to
become a good leader. Hester
Morrison leads the commission
and it meets at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Community service provides a
laboratory session at a service
agency. Two hours each week is
to be spent at an agency of the
member's choice. Mary Janet
Reed is the group leader.
The leaders of the commission
will be present at the Rendezvous
to discuss and explain the exact
functions of the commissions.
Janet Quinn, chairman of
YWCA projects and Nancy Heg
strom, membership chairman, are
in charge of the rendezvous.
Filings for AWS officers and
board memberships are due by 5
p.m. Monday m Ellen Smith mil.
The election of these officers and
i board members will be held
Candidates must be bona fide
members of the class they pro
pose to represent. Regular Uni
versity rules will determine a
candidate's class. They must also
date must not have any down
slips, failures, or inqompletes at
the time of nomination.
Coeds may apply for board
memberships even though they
have never been AWS workers, i
From the ten candidates chosen
from each class, five board mem
bers will be elected to represent
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MEDICAL COLLEGE BtllLDING
Omaha with proposed additions.
$6,000,000. The University is asking the Legislature to authorize a special mill levy to provide for
funds for the building program, which the University says is needed to maintain the school's ac-credition.
Park Releases Names Of New
Builders Board Members
The following list of Builders
Board , members was released
Wednesday by Elden Park, Build
ers president. The list includes
tho- newly elected board members
and their affiliations,
Ag campus bodri members are:
Barbara Raun. Kappi Tappa
Gamma, as Parties and Conven-
tions head; Don Novotony, Alpha
Leslie L. Nicholson, a former
student at the University, was
even' the degree of Doctor of Op
tometry at the commencement
exercises of Chicago College of
Optometry Jan. 23, 1953.
Dr. Nicholson, former school
superintendent at Dan n e b r o g,
Neb., was one of 33 in the all
male graduating class. He will
conduct a remedial reading and
visual training program in con
junction with his practice which
he plans to establish in Nebraska.
Dr. Nicholson- completed "-ms
pre-optometry schooling at Ne
braska Central College, and pur
sued additional courses at North
western University, Chicago, and
the University of Nebraska.
While attending Chicago Col
lege, which is one of the largest
institutions among the ten accred
ited schools of optometry, Dr,
Nicholson served as treasurer of
Mu Sigma Pi, professional opto,
metric fraternity. For his out
stnadfng participation in this
group's activities, he received the
Mu Sigma Fi service award.
Lost Teachers' Meeting
To Be Held Thursday
The second and final meeting
for prospective teachers for the
school year 1953-54 will be held
Thursday, Feb. 5 in Love Library
auditorium at 4 p.m.
Stromer, Uhe, As Leads
Wes Jensby, director, named
Marvin Stromer and Marian Uhe,
as the leading players for the
Masquers dramatics honorary pro
duction, "The Cat and the Can
ary," to be presented Feb. 18, 18,
and 20 in Room 201 Temple.
Stromer will portray Charlie
and Miss Uhe will play Annabelle.
Supporting roles will be played
by Fletcher Coleman, as Paul;
Ellie Guilliatt as Mammy; and
Merrill Ciute, as Harry.
Also featured in the production
are Marilyn Lehr, Betty Stratton,
Ken Clement, Dick Marrs, and Al
"The Cat and the Canary,"
mystery, written by John Willard,
is the sixth annual play to be pre
sented by Nebraska Masquers.
Tickets may be purchased from
any member of Nebraska
Masquers and at the University
Theatre box office
Filings For CC
Filings for Coed Counselor
board positions will close Friday
at 5 p.m. in Ellen Smith HalL
Applicants must have 5.5
weighted averages. However,
they need not have been big sis
ters to file for board positions.
Of the twelve freshmen selected
to appear on the ballot at least
four of the candidates must be
affiliated and four unaffiliated.
Four coeds, two affiliated and two
unaffiliated, will be elected.
Eight of the 16 upperclassmen
elected must be sophomores. At
least four affiliated and four' un
affiliated candidates must be on
Draftsman's Set Stolen
From Student Sunday
a arsnsman s drawing set val
ued at $31 was reported stolen to
Lincoln police Wednesday by Vic
tor D. Hillgren of Ohiowa, who
rooms at rzs No. 14th.
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Courtesy Lincoln Star
. . This is a drawing of the University College of Medicine at
The estimated cost of the proposed additions to the college is
Gamma Rho, as head of Tours
committee; Art Raun, Alpha
Gamma Rho, heading publicity
and Junior Knobel, Farm House,
as head of sales and membership.
City campus board members
are: Sara Stephenson, Kappa Del
ta, as special edition editor; Doro-
tney orchard, Chi Omega, as sta
dent directory editor; Bill De-
ivries, rni ueua ineia, as aisirici
chairman; and Eileen' Muuarky,
Delta Gamma, as membership
Janet Qumn, Chi Omega, as
head of campus tours; Mimi
Hamer, Delta ,1'mma, heading
parties and conventions: Muriel
Pickett, Pi Beta Phi, as scarlet
and cream editor; Nancy Odum,
Gamma Phi Beta, as lirst glance
editor: Dave Erickson, as calen
dar editor; JoAnn Johnson, Alpha
Xi Delta, as office manager; Jean
Steffen, Gamma Phi Beta, as pub
licity chairman and as a board
assistant and Terry Fitch, was
elected art chairman.
Christian Student's Life
Theme Of Conference
What is the place of a Christian
student in the University: This
question is to be the theme of a
conference entitled "The Chris
tian Student Workshop" at the
dent house Friday through Sun
The conference is designed to
bring faculty members and stu
dents together for the discussion
of important problems in educa
tion. Four main sessions are planned
for the conference. At each meet
ing an open forum led by a panel
of faculty members and smaller
discussion groups led by students
will be included. ,
The conference will open with
a meeting Friday at 4 p.m. where
the speakers' theme will be "The
Basic Message of Christianity."
Leaders at the first session will
be Dr. Ramey Whitney, associate
professor of economics; Dr.
Charles Patterson, professor of
philosophy; Dr. Knute O. Broady,
director of extension division; Bill
Barrett, graduate student in phy
sics; Jack Warren, engineering
senior; and Bill weir, freshman
in business administration.
"The Purpose of the Univer
sity" will be the discussion topic
By BILL DEVRIES
The love of a beautiful maid,
The love of a staunch, true man,
The love of a baby unafraid.
Has existed since time began.
But the greatest love, the love
Even greater than that of a
Is the tender, infinite, passionate
Of one drunken bum for an
other. STORK: A bird that gets
charged with a lot f things
which should be blamed on a lark.
Then there was the girl who
used to be the campus belle, but
somebody tolled on her.
The weather man says fair
and warmer with . eontlrued
I eat my peas with honey, .
I've done it all my life.
It makes the peas taste funny,
But it keeps them on the knife.
A baby rabbit had been annoy
ing its mother all day. Finally the
exasperated parent replied, "You
were pulled out of a magician's
hat now stop asking questions."
Did you hear about the fella
who was a two-letter man In col
lege then somebody told him
DEDICATED TO NROTC MEN:
She was just a Hula dancer
He was a guy from the fleet
He forgot the sugar he left t
When she shook her shredded
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
cones of MEixr
it happened at nu
A sorority housemother called
Browns for the purpose of ob
taining a plumber.
Shortly after the call a young
man called at the house.
"Are you with Browns?" the
hopeful housemother asked.
The young man said he was.
This was followed by a detailed
tour of the house accompanied
by the housemother and her
complaints concerning the
Leaving the man, the house
mother went about her duties
but still Questioning the capa
bilities of the man.
Later, one of the coeds was
frantically pacing the floor
waiting for her ride home with
one of her-father's employees.
Upon questioning the coed,
the housemother realized her
error the ' coed's name was
Brown. The plumber in Ques
tion was an executive in the
coed's father's firm.
of the following session at 7
Leaders of the second meeting
will be Dr. Marvel Baker, associ
ate director of agricultural ex
periment station; Dr. Clarence
McNeil, professor economics,
Kathleen Dill, senior in philoso
phy; and Elizabeth Gass, home
The last sessions will be Sat
urday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. They
will center around "Christian
Ideals in a University" and "The
Christian Student in a Univer
sity." Leading the third meeting will
be Dr. Otto Hoiberg, associate
professor of sociology; Dr. Leroy
Laase, professor of speech and
dramatic arts; Ralph Kellogg,
graduate student in physical edu
cation; and Ken Rystrom, arts
The fourth session will be
headed by Dr. Maurice Lotta
assistant professor of economics;
Dr. Loretta Schlaphoff, professor
of home economics; Claire Carl
son, school of nursing senior; Bob
Green, graduate student in law;
and Hester Morrison teachers col
Students will sum up the con
ference at a forum Sunday at 5:30
AWS Meeting Thursday
At a meeting Thursday, AWS
workers will sign up to help Coed
Follies by making tickets, usher
tags and posters for the event
Jan Steffen. .who will preside,
announced that anyone interested
in becoming an AWS worker
should contact her.
Eddie Garner's Orchestra
SNO-BALL . . . Preparing for the annual Ar Sn-Ball dance
are Junior Rnobel, tlance chairman, and Jeanette Selk, decora
tions tliiiiiudo- The dance will be in the Ag College Activity
Future Special University Elections
Student Council To Supervise All
The Student Council voted 22. dent identification card and that
to 0 Wednesday to amend the.
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loiuueni council uj-wwa ucanng,
'with special election rules.
I The present by-laws, Article
ilV, Section 1, states the follow
ing laws governing ' special elec
tions: 1 a. The Student Council must
approve and must supervise spe
I b. The Student Council may
designate other groups to furnish
additional student help at the
polling places for special elec
c. A faculty member shall be
'present at the polling place for
each special election,
I The amendment passed by the
I Student Council will add the lol-
I d. A student identification card
must be presented at the place of
voting by the voter to determine
e. A voter will be able to cast
tut one ballot.
f. A ballot is not to be included
on a ticket of admission.
The action was taken as a re
sult of a proposal submitted to
the council Nov. 19 by organized
women houses. This proposal ob
jected to the requirement of tick
ets to be eligible to vote lor n-
nalists in such elections as AUi s
Activity Queen, Builder's Calen
dar Girl. Coed Counselors Fenny
Carnival, Junior-Senior Prom
King and Queen and Kosmet
Klub's Nebraska Sweetheart and
The proposal pointed out that
under the present system houses
could "buy" a title with the" re
sult that the significance of the
title would be less. It recom
mended instead that the require
ment for voting would be a stu-
Show Open To Public
First Time In History
"Coed Follies Hits The Road"
will be presented by the AWS
Board Monday and Tuesday eve
nings Feb. 23 and 24.
This year, for the first time,
the show will be open to the pub
lic. The production has a general
theme which will provide contin'
uitv throughout the show.
Coed Follies is -planned to hit
many of the places in the uni
verse on its journey. Suggestion
for travel, real and in fantasy,
are to be featured, with ideas of
what a student may expect in
traveling throughout the world,
Tryouts for skits and curtain
acts began February 4 and will
continue to Feb. 5. Those trying
out Thursday night and the times
7:15 Judges meet at Union
Lounge and leave for houses,
7:30 Gamma Phi Beta, Skit:
"Mardi Gras Magic." Skitmaster:
7:45 Kappa Delta, Skit: "The
Land of White Rose." Skitmaster;
8:00 Terrace HalL Skit: '-Glory
Comes From Jungle Drums."
Skitmaster: Barbara Britton.
8:15 Delta Gamma, Skit: "Han
nah and the King of Siam." Skit
master: Barbara Dillman.
8:30 Alpha Xi Delta, Skit: "You
Can't Get a Man With a Brain."
Skitmaster: Lois Anderson.
8:45 Delta Delta . Delta, Skit:
"Which Way to Australia." Skit
master: Marilyn Luce.
. The judge's decisions will be
announced in this Friday's issue
of The Daily Nebraskan.
Preliminary tryouts for Typical
Nebraska Coed, who will be pre
sented at the Follies, are to be
held Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.
Final judging of candidates for
TNC is to be held Feb. 19 with
members of the AWS" Board, Mr.
Frank Bach, and Miss Mary J.
Mulvaney serving as judges.
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the ticKet prerequisite De aDOi-
On Jan. 7 the women's group
presented the following amend
ment to the council: "Finalists for
any campus election shall be
chosen without the use of a ticket
prerequisite." Meanwhile a Stu
dent Council, election committee
interviewed the organizations
which sponsored such elections to
learn their opinion on the mat
ter. At a Jan. 14 council meeting,
the amendment sponsored by the
women's group was defeated by
the council. On the basis of in
terviews, the election committee
submitted the alternate amend
ment which was passed Wednes
day by the necessary two-thirds
The amendment will be pre
sented to the faculty committee
of student affairs for final ap
By DEL HARDING
There is a growing tendency id"
surpress news in America. So
said Charles Clayton, editorial
writer for the St Louis Globe-
Democrat at a Love Library con
vocation Wednesday afternoon.
News sources practice this sur
pression more than newspapers
themselves, he said. ,
Police officials, school boards.
and state legislatures are continu
ing the "surpression trend" which
originated in Washington, Clay
ton said. Declaring "it can hap
pen here," he pointed to cases of
attempted news surpression in
San Francisco, Atlanta, and Lake
Newsmen who accept ' nana
out news" as gospel also drew the
criticism of Clayton, who de
clared they should investigate the
validity of the news releases.
"The rjublic has a right to know
Tthe" score frgm the precinct level
up to vWshingtMeue
"The American people can thinL
straight when given the facts. The -news
reed not be "sugar-coated
the public can take the good' with
the bad," Clayton added.
Contending "the right to know
is basic in a democracy," he criti
cized some newspapers for not
living up to their responsibility
to "confine their opinion to the
editorial page." But as a whole,
he believes the American press is
"alert in attempting to avoid sur
pression." The primary function of a news
paper is to print the news ac
curately!" he said. Other func
tions of nearly equal importance
are to "comment fairly on issues
of the day, but to "kepp sepa
of the day," but to "keep sepa
accounts. Clayton spoke at the first of
a monthly series of journalism-
school sponsored convocations.
Tea To Honor
The annual Mortar Board schol
arship tea will honor the sopho
more, junior and senior women
who have made outstanding aver
ages. The tea will take place Sunday
from 3 to 5 p.m. in Ellen Smith
HalL The ten senior women who
have made the highest averages
will be presented. I
Artie Westcott, Mortar Board
scholarship tea chairman, said
that because a 6 average was for
merly required, the number in
vited to the tea is considerably
reduced this year.
Members of Alpha Lambda
Delta, freshman women's schol
astic honorary, will serve, and
Cufesf Baby's Picture
To Win Prize At Sno Ball
The music of Eddie Garner and
his orchestra will open the annual
Sno Ball Dance Friday at 9 p.m.
in the Ag College activities build
ing. A baby picture contest, featur
ing prominent Ag students, is a
special addition to the dance. Pic
tures of 20 Ag students are posted
on the bulletin board in the Ag
Union, and additional entries may
be entered in the contest as late
as Friday morning.
A prize will be awarded to the
person judged the cutest baby.
There will also be a prize for the
person who recognizes the most
pictures. Everyone attending the
dance may, vote on the cutest
baby, and the prizes will be
awarded during intermission.
Sno Ball tickets may be pur
chased for $1.50 in the Ag Unioa
booth or from committee mem
bers. The dance is under the di
rection of Junior Knobel, Ruth
Ann Ernst, and Jeanette Selk.
There will be Dasdssf-la-the-Roundup,
Saturday evening fol
lowing the basketball rusf-.
Tbedance is casual mi Ci.kt
will be served.
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