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VOL. 52 No. 78
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Kosmet Klub will hold tryouts
for their spring musical, "Any
thine Goes." in room 313 of the
Union from 7 to 10 p.m. on Feb.
9, 10, 11 and 12.
Students who wish to try out
must sign up at the booth in the
Union or- at the box otnee in
Tpmnl'B buildine. Serints for
speaking parts may be checked
out from room 208, Temple build
ing for a fee of ?l.
"Anything Goes," a Broadway
hit with music and lyrics by Cole
Porter, has sneaking parts for
approximately 30 persons, in ardi
tion to two dancing and singing
Nita Helmsteader, Spring con
ference chairman of NUCWA,
announced the assignment of dele
gates for countries to be repre
sented at the Spring conference.
The assignments were made at
a meeting held Wednesday, Feb
ruary 4, and the date for the con
ference tentatively set for March
18, 19, and 20.
The countries and their repre
sentatives are: Russia, Dale and
Wayne Johnson; United States,
Jack Rodgers; France, Doris Carl
son, Sharon Mongold, and Lynn
Kunkle of Gamma Phi, Beta: Eng
land, Don Cunningham and Gus
Anderson of Acacia; China, Earl
Marcus, Marv Friedman, and
Allan Garfinkle of Sigma Alpha
Mu; Red China, Muri Maupin of
Phi Gamma Delta; Iran, Dan Ras
dal and Dick Dempster of Sigma
Chi; India. Paul Laase and Ed
Weise of Theta XI.
Other countries and representa
tives include: Egypt, Cathy Olds
and Ann Beynon of Delta Gamma;
Afganistan, A. B. Sidihi and
Taghi Kermani of the Delian
Union Society; Morocco and Tun
isia, Shirley Murphy and Faye
Graham, Sigma Kappa; Argen
tina, Sandra Gadd and Barbara
Jones of Alpha Phi; Australia,
Judy Pollock and Carmean Boyer
of Kappa Kappa Gamma; Brazil,
Delta Psi; Canada, Marv Stromer
and Don Walton of Pi Kappa Phi;
Columbia, Clark Nichols and Dud
ley McCubbin of Theta Xi: Den
mark, Rosemary Amos and Carol
Else of Chi Omega; Mexico, Den
nis Knopik and Bill Schreck of
Sigma Phi Epsilon; Netherlands,
Doris Billerbeck and Lois Anders,
Alpha Xi Delta.
Poland, Ben Polk and Warner
Olsen of Phi Kappa Psi; S'f eden,
Mary Ann Zimmerman, Alphn
Chi Omega; Ukraine SSR, Russel
Gutting; Yugoslavia. Jan Nuss and
Barb Colwell. of Phi Beta Phi:
Czechoslovakia, Don Rosenberg of
Beta Sigma Psi; Saudi Arabia, Pat
Korney, Janet Gordon, and Gail
Katskee of Sigma Delta Tau.
Byelorussia SSR, Skip Hove
and Rodger Sack of Delta Tau
Delta; Philippines Republic, Dale
Pritts and Donald Hogg of Sigma
Theta Epsilon; New Zealand,
Kathy Carpenter and Betty Sisson
of Alpha Omicron Pi; Turkey,
Mary Burdic of Delta Delta Delta;
Burma, Dorothy Camp, Jackie
Ullstrom, Carolyn Ross, and Patty
Graham, of Kappa Delta; Lux
embourg, Margaret Smith and
Gloria Harris; Cuba, Elfrieda
Mauman and Alice Hall.
Not all member counties of the
United Nations have representa
tives for the mock session. Fra
ternities, sororities or individuals
Interested in representing
a country should contact Mi s
Helmsteader or Jim Collins.
By MARIANNE HANSON
Hup, two, three, four. The prac
ticing units of the Navy, Air, and
Army ROTC are familiar sights
on the University campus. But
what about the Marines?
The Marine Corps offers three
officer candidate programs for
college students both men and
women who are interested in a
career in this branch of the ser
vice. However, under the Marine
plan, officer candidates are not
trained during the academic year.
All training is taken during the
summer and a student receives
his Marine commission as 2nd
lieutenant upon college gradua
tion. Major J. R. Stockman, in charge
of the University Marine recruit
ment program and also associated
with the NROTC unit, is the man
. to contact for further information
about the opportunities oifered by
a career in the Marines.
Women, as well as men, can
take advantage of the Marine of
ficer candidate plan. Students who
are undergraduates will attend
Offered iy ill
choruses of six men and six women.
Billy Crocker, a young man who
boards a steamship to bid "bon
voyage" to his boss, is the main
character of the musical. The plot
begins when his efforts of good
will result in his being fired
While on board, however, he dis
covers the girl he loves, romantic
Hope 'Harcourt, is going to Eng
land to marry her fiancee. Billy
then decides to become a stow
away on the ship to get a chance
to win her back.
Reno Sweeney,- a night club
proprietress who is also on board,
is secretly in love with Billy, and
is taiKed into - cnasing nopes
fiancee, so that Billy will have a
better chance with Hope.
The passenger list Is completed
by Rev. Dr. Moon, disguised pub
lic enemy No. 13, and his moll,
Bonnie LaTour. Dr. Moon is mak
ing a getaway after pulling a job
in. the States. He gives the extra
ticket which belonged to his part
ner, Snake Eyes Johnson, to Billy.
The plot thickens as the author
ities, looking for Dr. Moon and
his partner, start chasing. Billy,
who is chasing Hope. Most of the
musical's action takes place
Such hits as "You're the Top,"
"Blow, Gabriel, Blow," and "I
Get a Kick Out of You," which
Ethel Merman made famous when
she played the lead in the Broad
way musical, are featured in the
production. Other top hits are:
"All Through the Night" and
Director of the show this year
will be Frank Bock, instructor of
speech and dramatic art. John
Tolch, technical director of the
University Theater, will act as
Committeemen appointed so far
for the musical by Kosmet Klub
are Don Devries, production; Mac
Baily, publicity; Arnie Stern,
tickets; and Mike Lawlor, pro
grams. "Anything Goes" will be pre
sented April 29, 30 and May 1
in the Nebraska Theater.
Junior men who have par
ticipated in activities at the
University are requested to
place their names and addresses
in the Innocents box, Union
By MARILYN MITCHELL
With the passing of the new
Student Council amendment to the
by-laws governing special elec
tions many opinions have been
expressed pro and con the amend
ment. The present by-laws, Article IV,
Section 1, states:
a. The Student Council must
approve and must supervise spe
b. The Student Council may
designate other groups to furnish
additional student help at the poll
ing places for special elections
c. A faculty member shall be
present at the polling place for
each special election.
The amendment. passed by the
Student Council will add the fol
lowing: d. A student identification card
must be presented at the place
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two summer camps, and receive
their commission upon graduation.
It is not too late for seniors to
Darticinate in the plan, however,
as they will receive all their train
ing after graduation. All women
serve a minimum of two years
duty and there is excellent oppor
tunity for advancement.
A platoon leaders class is of
fered for male college under
graduates. As in the women's
program, enlistees attend summer
camp for two years, and are com-,
missioned upon graduation. Al
though he does not participate in
a training program during the
school year, the Marine recruit is
Graduating seniors who enlist
now in the officer candidate pro
gram go to a special school after
graduation. The training period
lasts seven months, after which
the college graduate emerges as
a commissioned Marine officer.
Students may enlist any time
during the year by contacting
Major Stockman at the Military
it happened at nu
A debonair senior had spent
the past 10 minutes gathering
nerve to kiss his sweet freshman
date good night.
Finally deciding that it was now
or never, he pulled the coea xo
his side as the newsbroadcaster
announced, "Operation Smack was
By BILL DEVRIES
. First freshman in math exam:
"How far are you from the correct
Second freshman in math exam:
"Where are your par
"I have none."
"Where are your guard-
,"I have none."
"Where are your
Coed: "Sir! You are forgetting
"ur economics prof talks to
himself. Does yours?"
"Yes, but he doesn't realize it
r-he thinks we're listening."
"I shall now illustrate what
onihave in mind," said the professor
as he erased the board.
English Prof: "Mr. Brown, cor
rect this sentence: 'Girls is natur
ally better looking than boys.' "
Brown: "Girls is artificially
better looking than boys
Irv: "I see by the paper that
nine professors and one student
were killed in a wreck
Leo: "Poor chap."
WORDS OF WISDOM: Coeds
are divided into two species: those
who shut their eyes when kissing,
and those who look to see if you
Well, the weatherman missed
it yesterday, so we'll have to
wait 'til tomorrow to see if he
can redeem himself. His pre
diction for Saturday: overcast,
cooler, with ligrht rain.
Kiss: A noun, though often
used as a conjunction; it is never
declined; it is more common than
proper and is used in the plural
and agrees with all genders.
She: "I'm not myself tonight."
He: "Then we ought to have
a good time."
She was only the optician's
daughter two glasses and she
made a spectacle of herself.
Young Demos To Hold
Elections, Hear Speaker
The Young Democrats will meet
Thursday. 8 P.m.. in the Corn
husker room of the YMCA
The meeting will include the
1953 election of officers, and Ber
nard J. Boyle of Omaha, Demo
cratic National Committeeman,
All students are welcome to at
tend this meeting.
Clay Westcott To Speak
At Tri-K Club Meeting
Clay Westcott, president of Ne
braska Seedsmen Association, will
be the featured speaker on Tri-K
special program, Feb. 12 at 7:30
p.m. in Room 244, Agronomy Hall.
Job opportunities are open in
the seed business and everyone
who is interested is invited to at
tend the program.
A business meeting will oe neia
after the program.
HOME EC STUDENT HONORS . . . Zeta Chapter of Omicron Nu, home economics honorary so
ciety, presented honors for the highest scholastic averages to 10 sophomore home ec students.
They are: (left to rfcht, seated) Helen Hecht, Jeannette Selk. Dixie and Donna Borgaard. Stand
ing are: Patricia Graham. Chloryce Ode, Janice Erory, Phyllis Colbert and Elaine Millen. Joan
Malicky Is not shown.
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:o be publiS'
Voica of a Gro Mid western tfnivtrsify
Mfloiie IFoSSoes finalists Selected
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COMMUNION BREAKFAST . . . Discussing plans for the special
Communion breakfast which will be Sunday, Feb. 22 are: (left to
right) Marjorie Moran. Newman Club corresponding secretary;
Bob Meeham, president; Chancellor R. G. Gustavson; and Mary
Stransky, recording secretary. At the breakfast the Chancellor
will discuss Cardinal Newman's "The Idea of a University."
(Daily Nebraskan Photo by Glenn Place.)
Gustavson To Speak Sunday
On 'The Idea Of A University'
Chancellor Gustavson will dis
cuss Cardinal Newman's "The
Idea of a University" at the special
communion breakfast, Sunday at
the Cornhusker Hotel, following
the 9 a.m. mass.
This is in observance of Na
tional Cardinal Newman Day on
The University Newman Club is
one of 600 such clubs on secular
campuses across the nation. They
promote the spiritual, social and
intellectual welfare of some 300,
000 Catholic students.
His Eminence was prominent in
the Church of England before he
was received into the church at
45. He was elevated to the Sacred
College in his declining years. His
motto, that of all Newman Cltfbs,
is "heart speaks to heart."
Rev. Paul Hallinan of Cleve
land will speak on "The Cardinal
and the Campus" over KFAB at
10:30 a.m. Sunday. At 4:40 p.m.
over KOLN-TV, Rev. John Daly
of New York will be interviewed
on "This Week in Religion."
Newman Club officers for 1953
are: Robert Meehan, president;
Lawrence Nordhues, vice-presi
dent; Marjorie Moran, correspond
ing secretary; Mary fatransKy, re
World Student Day
The World Student Day of
Prayer will be observed at the
University Sunday, Feb. 15.
The annual event will be ini
tiated by a dinner in parlors XYZ
of the Union beginning at 5:30
p.m. At 6:45 p.m. a worship serv
ice will be held in the Methodist
Members of the organization
committee for the Day of Prayer
are: chairman, Shirley Coy; as
sistant chairman. Ken Rystrom;
finance chairman, Don Anderson;
YWCA representative, Shirley
Mead; president of the Religious
Welfare Council, Lois Lawrence;
publicity chairman, Norma Loth
rop. Advisors are: Rev. Dick Nutt,
Omicron Nu Members
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cording secretary; and Robert
The Mr. and Mrs. Club is
headed by Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Huelskamp, presidents; Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Eastman, vice-presidents;
and Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Mothers Club officers are: Mrs.
Paul Heidrich, president; Mrs. P.
J. McKenzie, vice-president; Mrs.
Josephine Eyen, secretary; and
Mrs. David Erickson, treasurer.
Dr. Curt Stern Lectures
On Effects Of Irradiation
Dr. Curt Stern, University of
California geneticist, a visiting
lecturer on the University campus,
said that the probability of ab
normal offspring is increased only
slightly as a result of irradiation.
Dr. Stern made the statement
in a lecture given on Tuesday,
Feb. 2 as part of a series of four
lectures he Is to present at the
"Genetic Effects of Irradiation
in Man" was presented at a meet
ing of the Nebraska Research
Of Prayer Services
pastor of the Methodist Student
House; Barbara Jefferson, secre
tary of Presby House; Rev. Rex
Knowles, pastor of the Presbyterian-Congregational
Janice Osborn, executive director
of the University YWCA.
Pent Officers Selectee!
Members of Xi Psi Phi, Dental
fraternity, selected new officers
in a recent election.
VThe new officers are: president,
James Winchell; vice president,
John McReynolds; secretary, Al
Wood; treasurer, Robert Howard;
and editor, Milt Maisel.
Courtesy Lincoln Star
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Presentations Scheduled For Feb. 24
Nine skits have been choseni The announcement of the Typ
from 17 presented by women's ical Nebraska Coed and tne six
organizations to compete in the Eligible Bachelors will be ma da
annual presentation of Coed Fol- opening night, Monday, leb. is.
lies Feb. 23 and 24. Judges for the Follies tryouts
Skit winners include: Alpha I
Omicron Pi, skit: "Tune Train,"
skitmaster: Nanci DeBord, Bicky
Nedrow; Delta Gamma, skit:
"Hannah And The King of Siam,"
skitmaster: Barbara D i 1 1 m a n ;
Alpha Xi Delta, skit: "You Can't
Get A Man With A Brain," skit
master: Lois Anderson; Kappa
Alpha Theta, skit: "Wish You
Were Here," skitmaster: Mary
Worrall: and Kappa Kappa
Gamma, skit: "Love, It's Here To
Stay," skitmaster: Pat Loder and
The winnine curtain acts are:
Pi Beta Phi. "United Smootions,"
skitmaster: Nora Devore; bigma
Delta Tau, "Travel Tips," skit
master: Cheryl Nerenberg; Ter
race Hall, "Glory Comes From
Jungle Drums," skitmaster: Bar
bara Britton; Kappa Delta, "The
Land qf White Rose," skitmaster:
This year's theme of Coed Fol
lies is "Coed Follies Hits The
Road" based on skits with a travel
theme. The Follies wjll be pre
sented two nights this year, Feb.
23 and 24 and for the first time
it will be open to the public.
A cup will be presented to the
winner in each division, skit and
curtain acts, and a second and
third place winner will be an
nounced. These presentations will
be made at the Feb. 24 show.
The winners of the traveling
acts will be announced on the
respective nights which they com
pete and prizes will be given the
first place winners. They will be
chosen by means of an applause
Council Genetic Institute and the
local Sigma Xi chapter.
Dr. Stern said that, "The pres
ent rate of one-half to one per
cent abnormal offspring in the
present birth rate would increase
only one-tenth of one per cent
as a result of widescale exposure
of population to irradiation in any
"Counceling in Human Genet
ics" will be the subject of another
lecture by Dr. Stern. This type
of counseling, "will grow in size
and scope" and serve to a very
useful tool for pre-marriage ad
vice, he added.
Dr. Stern said there are, "four
or five such counseling centers"
in the U. S. today and perhaps a
half dozen consultants.
The University has been using
a book written by Dr. Stern, en
titled, "principles of Human Gen
etics." This text has also been
translated into the Japanese lan
Dr. Stern, who is a native of
Germany was a visiting lecturer
in the United States in 1924-26
and returned in 1932 as a mem
ber of the Rockerfeller Founda
tion. "I intended returning to Ger
many, but I never did," he said
in referring to the advent of Hit
ler at the time.
Dr. Stern has been an advisor
to the Atomic Energy Commission
since 1947 and a former editor of
"Genetics," a professional publi
Baptist Minister Slated
As Kappa Phi Speaker
Rev. Richard W. Nutt, pastor of
the Methodist Student House, an
nounced John Methuselah, Baptist
minister from India, as speaker at
the Kappa Phi Degree of the
Light, to bo held at 3 p.m. Sun
day, Feb. 8, in St. Paul's Metho
dist Church Chapel.
Rev. Nutt also announced the
regular Wesley Worship period
which will be held Wednesday,
Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel.
Play Tryouts Scheduled
For Production 'Ghosts'
Tryouts for "Ghosts," by Hein
rich Ibsen will be held Feb. 9
from 3-5 p.m., Feb. 10 from 3-5
and 7-9 p.m., and Feb. 11 from
7-9 p.m. in the Arena Theater,
third floor, Temple Building.
Max Whittaker, assistant pro
fessor of speech and dramatic
arts, strongly urges that as many
people as possible come to try
outs. He stressed the fact that one
need not be a dramatic major or
minor to try out. Any University
student interested is encouraged
to try out since the department is
constantly seeking new talent.
Anyone planning to try out should
read the play first, advised Mr.
"Ghosts" is a social drama with
five characters three males and
two females. As all five parts are
major roles, the entire play rests
Friday, February 6, 1953
included . AW5 memoers: oou
Steffen, Jean Louden, Virginia
Koehler, Shirley Murpny, Bar
bara Spilker, Eileen lviuuarKy,
Nancy Hemphill, Syvia Krasne,
Sue Holmes and Virginia Cooper.
Faculty judges were: Miss Mary
J. Mulvaney, instructor in physi
cal education for women, ana
Frank G. Bock, instructor in
Speech and Dramatic Art.
All skitmasters are 10 .
the Nebraska Theater Friday,
Feb. 6 at 12 noon, according to
Jan Steffen, AWS chairman for
Pnlleee students favor allowing
former members of the Commu
nist party to teach on college fac
This fact was determined In a
recent ACP poll of student opin
ion conducted on a national ba
sis. The results of this poll
were: yes, 45 per cent; no, 39
per cent; no opinion, nine per
cent," says a senior in education
at the University of Idaho.
One of the questions: "Do you
think avowed Communist Party
members should be allowed on
college faculties?" brought over
whelming no's from the students.
The results were yes, nine per
cent; no, 85 per cent; no opinion,
four per cent; and others, two
The few students who said yes
usually qualified their answers
"Communist teachers should be
advertised as such," said a jun
ior at the University of Nebraska.
A sophomore in Law at Phoenix
college, Arizona, claimed they
should be "shot down like dogs.'
Manv students think former
Communists would be good teach
ers because, as one student put
it, "They would. Know Dom siaes.
An ACP survey last winter in
dicated that the majority of stu
dents were against loyalty oaths
for college professors. In the
present survey, 60 per cent of the
graduate students were in favor
of college teaching jods ior lonner
At Ag Union
The annual Sno-Ball Dance will
feature Eddie Garner and his or
chestra Friday at 9 pjn. in tht
Ag College activities building.
Pictures of prominent Ag stu
dents have been entered into a
baby picture contest and are
posted on the bulletin board In
the Ag Union.
Prizes for the cutest babies and
for the person who recognizes the
most pictures will be awarded
during intermission. Everyone at
tending the dance may vote on
the cutest baby.
Tickets for the dance are $1.50
jnd may be purchased at the Ag
Union booth or from committee
members. Junior Knobel, Ruth
Ann Ernst and Jeanette Selk are
in charge of the dance.
Holy Communion Sunday
At Lutheran Chapel
Worship with celebration of
Holy Communion will be held at
the University Lutheran Chapel
Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Students
may register Saturday afternoon
for the Communion.
upon their shoulders. The char
acters are Mr. Engstrand, Pastor
Manders, Oswald Alving, Mrs.
Alving and Regina.
The story concerns Mrs. Alving
and the conflicts which have re
sulted in her life because of the
social conventions and prejudices
of the past. It gives a dramatic
picture of Mrs. Alving at a time
in her life when the unfortunate
events of the past seem to have
been completely erased and she
is looking forward to the hap
piness and contentment an elderly
mother desires. Unfortunately, she
finds that the ghosts of the past
keep popping up.
The play is considered by many
scholars to be one of the finest
modern tragedies ever to be writ
ten. Ibsen hihiself is known as the
father of modern drama.
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