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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Tuesday. February 24,1953
Waring Group Features
Hums, Changes Of Pitch
"The beginning of it 11," ae-iPennsylvanians. Known first as
cording to Fred Waring, "was the "B?1"21-" Waring small
vviui i j band played at local parties and
family group singing around the L.hool functions. "We way not
piano during my childhood. hate been good," Waring remi-
. Since then, Waring has devcl- nisces, "but we were loud."
ped a 4-picce amateur band into Graduating to college and two
-which has been known for 35 gfgap continued to function,
years as the Pennsylvanians. Wvinc mainly for fraternity par-
From the Drum and Bugle ties. It was during college that
Corps of Tyrone, Pennsylvania,
sprang the beginnings of the
'Sleen." the first arrangement in
the Fred Waring Music Library,
was made. Since then, "Sleep" has
becon e a tradition and is played
at the close of every performance.
After two years, the Waring
troupe enlarged to 10 men who
could play 40 instruments made
their theater debut and bid fare
well to college. In those days,
bands in movie houses were a
novelty, and one which could not
only play out ciown ana sins iou
was an immediate sensation. From
then on. fame came rapidly; and
the glee club and orchestra ex
panded, entering the field of ra
in terviews lor Kca cross com-jji0 ana, recently, television.
mittccs will be held Thursday! Today Fred Waring Enterprises
from 5 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. means more than just the Penn
T 2 ... .l.-.-L... V. sylvanians. It's a big business
ommiure juu, ithe creation and training of choral
blood recruitment committee
.groups, a music publishing firm
whose duty is to fill the monthly specializing in choral arrangc-
T5 rint fluota for the University; ments, a choral workshop which
40 pini tjuuui . 'Lv- v rTnn tjwhnioues with
orphanage committee, which plans;" ' ;ctoss the Mtion
Set Feb. 26
parties, entertainment and games
Jor each orphanage ia Lincoln.
The penitentiary committee
plans entertainment and sports
events to take to the state peni
teniary; special activities handles
the spring banquet, Chirstmas
carolling and other special events
and the water safety committee
teaches children who have polio
to swim. The instructors mustj
have a life saving badge to par-
ticipate on this committee.
Handicraft committee, makes
useful articles for hospitals,
orphanages and banquet decora
tions; publicity committee handles
all kinds of publicity for Red
Cross; entertainment committee,
plans shows to go to Veterans
Hospitals, mental hospitals,
orphanages and orthepedic; gray
ladies committee, in which spec
ially trained girls assist nurses at
mental hospitals. The Red Cross
trains the coeds and they are re
quired to have free afternoons.
Vets hospital committee, who take
entertainment to vets, such as
shows, singing, cards and disc
Girls are required to have a 5
average and boys a 45 average.
Applicants may sign for an inter
view time and position desired on
the desk in the RCCU office. Fil
ings close Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Applicants will be interviewed by
old and new executive officers.
Joyce Johnson heads the new
cabinet. Other officers are: Con
nie Gordon, vice president; Shir
ley Murphy, secretary and
Marvin Stromer, treasurer.
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UXIXRSITT MAILMAN . . . Postman Alfred R. Skinner delivers mail t professors J. M. Rein
hardt (seated) J. O. Herteter and Lane W. Lancaster. Mr. Skinner recently retired from his mail de
livery lob after tJ years f service,
Yearly Debate, Discussion
Lynn Tronic's Painting
Exhibited At Art Show
Lynn Trank, former University
urt faculty member, is exhibiting
26 paintings in Miller and Paine's
Trank is now teaching at East
ern Illinois State College at Char
leston. He is remembered here for
lis drawings and etchings.
He spent a year in Mexico re
cently and his paintings reflect his
stay there. All the familiar ele
ments of the Mexican scenery are
apparent in the pictures. Such
thines as colored mountains, rich
Iruits and flowers, birds, cathe
drals and cacti are present.
The showing continues through
end music macazine. Free coun-
coi i alwavs offered to schools
and colleges on musical problems.!
The Music Library contains 6,000
Waring inventor push-button
tuning" for his radio shows, and
has written more than 2 dozen
collece songs for American col
leges and universities.
Unusual arrangements, startling
nhrasinc. lone hums, suaaen
changes of volume and tempo on
hymns and jazz tunes alike have
become musical trade-marks of
the Waring troupe. On a trans
continental concert tour, we
Pennsylvanians will present a
three-hour concert, featuring
these trade-marks, in the Coli
seum Tuesday, March s, at a p.ro.
Tickets are being sold in booths
i-n the Union and Ag Union lob
bies. A special raised student sec
tion ticket costs $1.50, and other
tickets range from $1 to $3.
Short Story Entries
Due For Delian Union
Any unaffiliated University
student may compete in the Del
ian Unioifs short story contest
First prize is $25; second prize
is $15; third prize is $10 and the
two honorable mention prizes
are $5 apiece.
Each entry, which must be
typed double-spaced, must be 4,-
500 words or less long. Any num-.
ber of entries may be submitted
by one person.
On a separate sheet it must be
stated that each entry, is original
and not published previously.
The author should sign only on
this sheet. Any classroom com
position may be submitted. j
The closing date is April 1.
Manuscripts must be submitted
by April 1 to the Delian Union
Literary Society, care of Clark
Gustin, 2233 D Street, Lincoln.
The prizes will be awarded at
a banquet to be held in April.
Manuscripts will be Teturned to
the author after judging if a
stamped, self-addressed envelope
is enclosed with the manuscript,
Journey Of Over 30,000 Miles Ends;
Campus Postman For 32 Years Retires
Administration office workers'came in January. A worker in
will soon see a stranger carrying. one, "e onices on ms rouie
., . told him he should have a party.
mail to tnem. ., ,
tv- w tv,; t The mailman took the sugges-
The man who has carried Lni- tJon seriously and invi1ed 8bout
versity mail since 1930 and hasjso campus acquaintances. Skin
walked more than 30,000 miles oncer's birthday party has been an
the campus is retiring. Alfred R, annual event since then.
Skinner, dean of the three US.! The retiring postman began his
mail carriers who serve theUniversity 511811 earrying career jtB for 1he past tfin years," he
. . . Jor ih Uiuversitr in 1930. Lsj t.. nmnirad thnnf
downtown campus, oecineci xo ena ' - ' JS-, 'rZ: " for this month.
dhanoellor's office, office of ad-
Nearly 35 University students
will compete in the 13th annual
Debate and Discussion Conference
this weekend on the University
The annual speech event draws
colleges and universities from a
number of slates to compete in
five speech events: debate, dis
cussion, oratory, extemporaneous
speaking and radio broadcasting.
The University will have the
following 10 team combinations
participating in debate.
Dale Johnson and Wayne John
son, Jack Rogers and Paul Laase,
Ken Philbrick and Dave Grad-
wohl, Paul Means and Charles
Klasek, Marv Friedman and
Homer Kennison, Bob Raasch and
Don Rosenberg, (Charles Kiffin
and Don Overholt, Norman Alex
ander and Russell Gutting, Allen
Overcash and Jerry Igou and Joan
Krueger end Doris Carlson.
Entered in discussion will be
the following 27 students: Chuck
Petersen. Mitzie Mayer. Jerry
Roe, Joan Hanson, Lloyd Graff,
Bob Ficke, Julia Parrish, Jack
Ingamells, Frank Carver, Allan
Meyer, Maureen King, Wayne
Johnson, Dale Johnson, Norman
Alexander, Russell outting. Alien
Overcash, Jerry Igou, Charles
Kiffin, Don Overhold, Bob Raasch,
Don Rosenberg, Marv Friedman,
Hcmer Kenniston, Ken Philbrick,
Dave GradwohL Doris Carlson
and Joan Krueger.
John Barrett and Bob Wells will
represent the University in radio
broadcasting and Jack Rogers and
Dale Johnson, in oratory. Entries
in ine exiemoraneous speaking
event will be Paul Laase and
The annual coniest, which be
gins Friday and ends Saturday, is
sponsored by the Department of
Speech. Donald Olson, Bruce Ken
dall and Donald Kline are in
Names of participating schools
will be announced later.
Quality ratings and decisions
will be given in the four rounds
of debate. In individual events
and in discussion, quality ratings
will be given.
The final round of discussion
will be a parliamentary session
Saturday noon following the
luncheon in the Union ballroom.
March 2 Date
Set For Speech
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missions, the purchasing agent
and the Extension office are a
University mailman's 4,best cus-
savs he isn't actually Bl OO d QUOtQ RlSeS,"
retiring. Til have a chance to
do the repair work in my work
shop that I've been trying to get
Donations Needed '
The University blood quota has
been raised from 30 to 75 pints
nis journey oecau iy " University's man has increased : for them and when that's done,
aren't up to climbing stairs to let greatly in the last 13 years. The Til fix things for other people.''
me ao wis jod rigni
Postman Skinner hasnt con-j
fined his job to just carrying;
maiL ""You can't walk around a
University as long as 1 have with-1
out having some of ft rub off on'
you. I ve left more tnan y tonsi
of mail at University oilices out:
I've picked up the equivalent ofj
a college education," he said.
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Many ximes ne nas jjaustja JiiK i,,m vt-
his campus rounds to hear pro-j; is 10 its
Debut Scheduled Soon
For 'Bounceable Car'
Students are still urgently
needed as donors for the Blood
mobile visit Monday and Tues
day, Feb. 23-24. I
Shirley Murphy, blood recruit
ing chairman, explained that the is currently studying at the Fuller
' C. Brandon Rlmmer
"Can a Reasonable Man Believa
in Jesus Christ as the Son of God,"
will be discussed by C Brandon
Rimmer Mar. 2 at 7:30 pjn. to
Love Library Auditorium.
Rimmer nas been lecturing
throughout the United States for
the past seven years on various
secular and religious subjects.
Rimmer served as a Captain In
the Air Force and participated in
action during the African and
Italian campaigns, winning the
Distinguished Flying Cross.
He received bis B.A. in philos
ophy from the University of
Southern California in 1951, and
By MARIANNE HANSEN
The only "bounceable car"
fessors discuss their subjects and
views on economics, history or
Students also met the campus uiti
group scneauiea lor inis monin is; rholneipal Seminary ia
I unable to fulfill the college 9uota.denat California.
one stressed wai oiooa ui w
sSnror Conference To Feature
TJ5&F?iZ "thTLtncIster County
a layer of cloth, then a layer of : . rT,t .hqrr
Bob Snyder, a sophomore in thick. 1?. V, JfSf r. i
hoping to have Snvder's car is built similar to OC4'1" - "
Kiiiuer 2uiu ue uilcii - - ---- "--ri o(,ucu, j.ut'wi wu w "
saw students on vacation trips. I iwjuippea -witn a imar-giass fj.ame equipped with a '51
"I was crossing on the ferry at!DOdy, hi m "'m 1 8 k e h a rd Chrysler V-B engine. The red
m ivs-nri " n. rftr-nilc "cmA : bumps and bounce back mtO; madster has bucket seats com
a-young fellow stepped -ap and;snape. ine uoer-gjass, wxuca iiipete with plastic seat covers !
said You're the University! 8 type oi piasuc cioxn, is a gooanj. tw0 people. Its maximum
mailmanr1 invention lor women anvers, speed is expected to be 360 miles
Snyder feels. hen ml ex-
Itremely hard, the body will rip,
people. His judgment is from a. out .niay "c tnese piasuc car noaies m xne
social standpoint as well as offi
only about 50 of
putting on another layer of fiber- ms. A relatively new invention,
glass and coating it with resin they are found mostly in Califor
and paint. Inia, where they are manufac-
Working since last summer injtured. Although light-weight and
Fairbury on the project, Snyder , comparatively cheap, they have
functions for six years. Skinner built the car frame himself. He not become wide-spread because
once remarked that his birthdaylgot the idea for the novel oar: they take too long to assemble.
Faculty members have consid
ered the celebration of Skinner's
birthday as one of their social
AH students mha expect to
receive associate, baocalaureate
or advanced degrees or any
teaching certificate at the end
of the current semester are re
minded to apply for these de
frees at the Senior Checking
Office. Room 9. Administration
Building, by March L 1953. Of
fir hoars are 9-4 daily and
1 6-1! b Saturday.
Address By Gov. Crosby
The 22nd annual conference
and short-course of the Nebraska
Water Well Drillers Association
will be held in the University
campus Thursday and Friday,
Approximately 200 members of
the association, the oldest active
organization of its kind in the
nation, will attend the confer
ence, which is being held in co
operation with the University's
Division of Conservation and Sur
vey. Gov. Robert Crosby will speak
at a dinner at the Lincoln Hotel
Other speakers will include
Prof, Clifford M. Hicks, and John
F. Schrunk, both of the Univer
sity, and Charles Hedges of Lincoln.
Eighty NU Film Society
TSigh.tr memberships in the Uni
versity Film Society sponsored by
the Union and YMCA are still
'This is the Society's second year
of bringing films to Lincoln
which are not usually shown at
the local theaters.
in 1952, three iilms were shown.
urns year six. jurutjimiio
nlanned. because the films last
year were so well received.
vantpR' classic leeend of 'Don
Quixote," the would-be knight
who jousted with windmills, will
be brought to the screen. This is
the story of the aging Senor
Alonso Quijano who is affected
with grandiose ideas of becom
ing a knight of romantic litera
ture. He takes the name of Don
Quixote de Lo Mancha. From then
on he lives a life of insane adven-
the tures with Sancho Pansa.
But just before his death he re-
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Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., "All; gains sanity. Supported by Juan
Quiet on the Western Front," one , Calvo as Pansa, Rafael Rivelles
of the earliest sound films andjpiayB the title role of this film
war pictures, will be shown. Lewiwith English subtitles.
Ayres and Louis Wolheim star in Charles x,aughton as he was al
this 1930 screen adaptation of Eric moBt 20 rs of afie Btar
iwana .Remarque's wona var i with Zazu pittB Jn tne 1B35 pro
On Wednesday, March 11
Ceres Club of the University
duction of "Ruggles of Red Gap.'i
highly rated film of several dec
Laughton reads the Gettysburg
Address in an unexpected place,
in this lilm, the story of which
was used for Bob Hope's "Taney
Pants" of 1950.
Tho nrnurnm ik -rntmded out bv
uonege oi Agncuiiure ib oiieruiB seiected documentarits and a
S&U scnoiarsnip ror meritorious iprench fiim with EngUsa subtitles
cxion in scnoui uie
as well as
scholastic attainments to a girl
registered in Ag College.
Candidates may secure applica
tion blanks at the office of Mies
Margaret M. Cannell. Instructor
in Home Economics. The applica
tions must be mailed to Mrs. G. T.
Webster, 1110 Idylwiid Dr., by
Any girl registered in the Col
lege who will have sufficient
hours to graduate in June of 1954
On April 8, four documentaries
will deal with four different
phases of American life.
"The Plow That Broke The
Plains" is a dramatic exposition
of the Social and economic history
of the -Great Plains.
A rain-shower in Amsterdam
is the subject of the short, "Rain."
"The Cummington Story" tells
of the absorption of a group of
Middle European war refugees in-
or at the end of summer school to the life of a New England com-
in 1954 is eligible under these ; munny. t
conditions: j n he 1as Program, Jean Coc-
She must have earned at least ieau brings to the screen the classic
one-third of her credit hours in! Greek legend of the man who
the Home Economics course at the married his mother. However, the
University. I time and place is defferent. Using
. .She must have a -scholastic av
S Q g
i ill no J Pnnioan cnc 4-Via ToCfonH
over to a modern French art
colony. The film is in French with
Students in the language may
be admitted to the foreign lan
guage iilms. All the films are
being presented every other Wed-
.rtilicants must also mail uiinesaay at v:ju p.m. at "tne isquire
r"c ".9 -of not less than 5.5.
ine must be wholly or partly
Eetore applying, canataates are
T'Hiested to give the Registrar's
.Ctee permission to send grades
to the -address of Airs. W ebster.
t j jy.1
A medical specialist is making: regular bi
A monthly examinations of a group of people
from various walks of life. 45 percent of this
group have smoked Chesterfield for kn average
of over ten years-
After ten months, the medical specialist reports
that he observed .
no civerte etfetfs cn th not; throat end
thvs$ the group from tasking Chtstsrfizld.
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from references who
will testify as to need and 'Char
Those applying will meet with
the committee ior personal inter
views in the Home Economics
parlors from 2 to 4 pan. Karen 13.
Theater, being used through the
cooperation of Nebraska Theaters,
Inc. ' I
Student membership in the So-,
ciety is $2.40: .faculty members,
and 7-uncoln citizens are charge'1'
&fTtt mi. Jjomtt Unat Tduob Cm.
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