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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Thursday, March 19, 1 953
kst Mmm Us...
By DON PIEPER
Monday class officer filings open.
Certain of those who will go to the Adminis
tration Building for filing blanks will do so be
cause they have been tapped by a campus party
as nominees. I hope there will be others.
Several Informed sources maintain that the
Faction (All-University Party) is undergoing an
organic change for the better. This, of course,
means that Faction men admit that there is some
thing which needs improvement. I agree that im
provement is needed and, if the changes are sin
cere, I offer my wholehearted support.
I offer that support not because I believe that
the basic political philosophy of the Faction is
necessary but because I want to see the day when
our campus conducts politically mature elections.
I want to see University elections serve as a
training ground for practical politics. If this
ideal is ever to be reached, active political parties similar to the Prom issue mentioned above, can
It leaves out so many things. For instance, Fac
tion representatives choose the class leaders and
often on a bisis of keeping different houses happy
rather than in an effort to find the man best
It has been said that this is reality. Practical
politics operate this way. Unfortunately, they
often do. However, In American politics, only
George Washington was put into the presidency
under a one-party banner. Politics on our campus
are unrealistic in the American tradition because
they have only one party. Granted, no one has
shown sufficient interest in the last few years
(really not since the veterans left school) to or
ganize against the Faction. And when attempts
have been made at forming more than one party,
it has always been on the Greek-independent
level. I do not think that this is the proper place
for splitting the campus. I think that issues,
will be needed.
One of the main reasons for the drought of
healthy politics on this campus is the lack of is
sues. This year there is an issue and I think it
is a big issue. There are persuasive arguments
available on either side. This issue has nothing
to do with the Greek-independent struggle.
Should there be a Junior-Senior Prom next
be brought up where disagreements do not rest
Faction men fight this because they say that
it splits the fraternities. A united fraternity sys
tem is one of the main objectives of the Faction.
I know that I am opening myself to immediate
and loud criticism, but I do not believe that most
of the work of student leaders has to do with
Greeks as Greeks or independents as a class
Therefore, I do not think that split in campus
There is nothing earth-shaking about this issue politics would hurt things too much.
But It does have its campus significance. I am
firmly convinced that a Spring Formal with a
name band would add something to the social set
up we now have on the campus. This year's of
ficers tried to put such a dance over but the stu
dent body just wouldn't respond. Does this mean
that the Idea of ,a class-sponsored dance is wrong?
Or does this mean that this year's officers just
didn't do things the right way?
However you look at it, their was no Prom
this year and tradition says that there must be a Greek,
Prom every year. I think that there are excellent
possibilities here for an issue. Something about
which two groups can disagree. It is needed and
it is healthy.
Fraternities go much deeper than mere campus
politics and I will everlastingly defend the basic
fraternal principles. I belong to a fraternity and
I am very proud of that affiliation. I would never
consciously do anything to injure that affiliation
or the Greek system in general.
Nevertheless, I believe that if the man elected
is honest and makes the decisions which are to
the best interests of the University, he should
make the same decisions whether he is barb or
The Faction argument is and has always been the Faction,
that fraternity men wouldn't get elected rather framework.
wouldn't be sure of being elected if some or
ganization didn't guide things. My answer has
always been that fraternity men don't need to win
merely because they are fraternity men. If Greek
candidates are the best men, then they most cer
tainly deserve the office. And one of the big
troubles with the Faction has been that the men
nominated aren't always the best men.
Last year some seniors began an opposition
party called the "Senior Action Committee." It
didn't amount to much because it had no basic
principles or objectives other than the defeat of
This is all right within a temporary
But this campus sorely needs an
other group interested in what goes on. I defi
nitely think that something ought to be done this
year about achieving that objective.
Until something is done to bring active com
petition among political philosophies I strongly
urge any interested student to take advantage of
his right to file for either a class office or a Stu
dent Council position. If you feel that you can
It amounts to this: Can the university voter be do something with the position, try for it
trusted to pick the right man? I think so. No one should be afraid of filing just because
The fraternity man, they say, is usually the one ne feels that he doesn't have a chance to be
who is most interested in. school affairs. He is the elected. If competition does nothing else, it proves
one who gets called upon when Omaha finds it- to the Faction that fraternities must nominate the
self short of manpower in a life and death fight best men i they expect to win.
with a monstrous flood. He is the one who re- Nor shnulH anv fratprnitv man ho ofrairl in
ceives the appeals for blood. He is the one who run for an office because he was left off the Fac-
is easy to contact in AUF drives. tion list. If he is sincere in his desire to help his
It follows, then, that he should be the one who school, he should follow through. Worthwhile
gets into office. I cannot swallow this reasoning, results often require courage.
No Rest for Th
Campus activities reached a climax this week Then, too, there is a mental health clinic
as meetings, speeches, plays and programs reached planned for Friday and Saturday and an all
out to divert students from any hum-drum col- University square dance Saturday,
lege rut z' jl.
ine enure week is devoted to Search Week, If University students can't find time to study,
witn concerts, public speeches, luncheons, class- it's no wonder. Mock UN Assemblies, speeches
room talks and conferences. Wednesday through and Dlavs are' iust as much a Dart of college edu-
TODAY'S HEADLINES . . .
The United States Wednesday
demanded that Russia discipline
the Soviet jet fighter who at
tacked a u. S. weather recon-1
naissance plane last Sunday 25
miles off Kamchatka . . . The,
State Department announced a
protest has been delivered to the
Moscow Foreign Office by the
American Embassy. ...
U. S. Delegate Ernest Gross,
who led off the disarmament
discussions In the General As
sembly's 60 nation Political Com
mittee, has challenged Russia to
demonstrate in thr current U.N.
disarmament debate that Prime
Minister Georgi Malenkov sin
cerely wants to settle world
problems peacefully. . . .
A seventh grade country school
boy who lives near Alexandria,
Neb., says he fatally shot his sis
ter, aunt and family dog because
his aunt would not let him watch:
television ... He was found' later ;
at the home of a neighbor j
'Probe Of Church
Would Be Scandal'
(KDITOK'S NOTKt The following edi
torial appeared In the March 13th edition
of Ihc Ml. 1-ouli PoU-Dlspalch.)
Members of Representative
Velde's Un-American Activities
Committee have been prompt to
oppose his radio-voiced threat to
investigate churches and clergy
men. The Illinois Republican's
notion, happily, was condemned
by members of his own party as
well as by its Democratic minor
ity on the committee.
Nevertheless Velde's remarks
about church-connected organiza
tions and individuals revealed the
bent of mind of a contemporary
inquisitor. In seeking new fields
to conquer and new headlines to
harvest, such men have gone from
rather obvious Communist-front
organizations to other political
groups, to governmental agencies,
to schools and colleges. And now
Velde has underscored the re
cently expressed warning of a
Washington clergyman that
churches might well be next.
The Illinois Representative's ex
planation of such an investigation
was the possibility that "the
American Communist party
through its membership, is at
tempting to destroy religion in
this country by infiltration, and
by external means."
UTTTLE MAN ON CAMPUS ..... By Bibler
I knew I wouldn't like this dull, stiipid course th' minute I
got my mid-term paper back."
Grad Earned 2 Degrees,
Afof B.A. At University
Even though Leon A. Sweet did
not reecive his bachelor's degree
from the University, the Chemis
try Department still claims him.
For, as a 1930 graduate of Car
thage College (111.), he received
both master's and doctor's degrees
Motivation . . .
Now days, we hear so much
about subterfuge, communism,
corruption, thought control, guilt-by-accusation
Communist hnstiliiv to rrlieinn mous mtormant tactics and
is well known. But the defense theater and book banning that
nf ihn r-hnrr-hoe v, hottoi- h! everyone becomes excited and
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leu xo meir own leaaers: me lu,uuku' p wuie iu una
bishops, the presbyters, the el-excitement and - confusion, some
tiers and the various churchitry to gain sympathy ana super
from the University in 1931 and
Dr. Sweet's work was done pri
marily in organic chemistry and
his thesis work, done under Prof.
C. S. Hamilton, head of the Chem
istry Department, dealt with ar
He joined the research staff of
Parke, Davis and Company, De
troit in 1933. He has advanced,
since then, from assistant direc
tor of research to director of
(KDITOR'8 NOTE: The following edi
torial was published recently In th. Daftr
Foreign students who make up
a comparatively little-known but
highly important part of the
American student body are find
ing it increasingly difficult to stay
This is primarily because coun
try after country, in a oesperate
effort to maintain a stable cur
rency, has found it necessary to
impose rigid restrictions on cur
Some arrangements are usually
made for students who plan to
study here. Unfortunately, how
ever, the cost of living in this
country is so high that it makes
any such limited financial plans
This means that foreign stu
dents, who must have money in
order to pay University fees and
to eat, sleep and live, have little
or no money.
This gives them three choices:
to apply for one of a limited num
ber of scholarships; to struggle
along on what money they can
bring over (since this country's
immigration restrictions prohibit
them from getting a job here) or
to go back home.
Most are ultimately compelled
to take the third alternative, a
damaging choice both from their
standpoint and from ours.
They need the education that
American colleges can give them.
They will be leaders in their own
countries when they return; the
more education tney nave, xne
better leaders they can become.
We want them to take back a
knowledge of American life for
this is one of the most effective
ways of insuring understanding
of American ideals and ways of
life. They can return and present
America accurately, thus helping
to dispel some of the ignorance
;and misunderstanding of this
We have a valuable commodity
education to offer them. It has
never been argued that fair ex-
chemical research and products change is robbery. Certainly to
development to vice-president, re-day the United States needs all
search and development in 1952. the understanding informed un-
At present, he is also serving as derstanding that these foreign
Saturday the Mock United Nations General As
sembly meets. This means speakers, committee
meetings and plenary sessions. A make-believe
World Court was staged at the Capitol Wednes
cation as book studies, most observers will un
doubtedly agree. But when a campus is so filled
with functions that activities interfere with ac
tivities which interfere with other activities, book
studies are long forgotten.
JT If a student participates in Search Week or
roet Karl Shapiro spoke at the University the the UN Assembly or attends several lectures this
same night So did Dr. Maurice Latta, assistant week, he can be thankful that the first six weeks
professor of economics. He spoke on Point Four, with its exams and class reports ended last
Ghosts," University Theater production, week,
opened Wednesday night for an eight-day run Perhaps the reason a score of activities occur
this week and next this week is the assumed decline in studies. But
Vrfno I . . . . . n . ... .....
vuu,ai, on evening aevotea xo Ag t.01- wnat happens ir students are so worn out from
lege entertainment, is set for Friday night The last week's tests that they can't function this week?
Navy Ball, highlighted by the crowning of a Or if students so tear around this week that they
queen, follows on Saturday night can't get back to the books next week? K. R.
Yesteryear At MU ...
Staff Writer So ended a great tradition of writing about the
Columnist "Artemusn didn't like the editor's beauties and follies of spring. I completely
comment "... we hereby make a solemn promise agree with Artemus that Editor Brownell's words
that we will not foist on the readers the custom- were the next thing to sacrilege,
ary clever editorial on signs of spring.- Therefore, I hereby respectfully request of the
Quoting Artemus: present editor, Mr. Pieper, that he champion the
TCrup3 mere u m nis soui no love ior love, cause of smins in his column. If he chooses not
no sense of beauty, no desire to recognize in his
fellow men the urge to be up and doing things
poetical. If so, may the eternal powers darken
his every living day. But he cannot, with a
flourishing hand, sweep away tradition and then
mockingly tell us that we are witnessing the ab
sence of an annual perprepation.
"For some time nowTve been witnessing the
actions of Mr. Brownell (the editor). On the sur
face he is a quiet spoken, unassuming and pleas
ant young gent From his exterior, you would smke bomb from the National Guard unit The
never guess the presence of ulterior motives which smke drove everyone out of the theater before
would debase the nobler possessions of man. But, tne3r discovered that one bomb contained enough
dear unsuspecting ones, you never should judge smok t0 screen 45 acres.
the worth and thoughts of men by their obvious Students in German universities were per-
actions and gestures. They may cover a dark in- mi t ted to scrape their feet on the floor if they
terior. Such a man, judging from his recent edi- didn't like the lecture.
to, I can only think that "perhaps there is in his
soul no love for love, no sense of beauty . . , etc."
From the college world of 1933:
At Wittenberg University three blond coeds
debated with three brunettes on the subject that
brunettes are smarter than blonds. The brunettes
won proving their point
University of Minnesota students needed
smoke for one of their theatricals, and obtained a
iority by demanding results from
their friends by insulting methods.
If these results can't be obtained,
we look elsewhere for some scape
goat, a minority victim, such as
the KKK, some religious group or
even some innocent professor who
is trying his best to do the right
thing to make this world a better
place to live in.
Maybe we should all stop at
least 15 or 20 minutes a day to
gather our thoughts. This thought
gathering could be accomplished
very easily by starting the day an
hour earlier in an atmosphere of
peace and harmony in the many
different chapels outside of our
- If everyone and his friend
would motivate themselves to start
the day in this manner, we should
receive the results that we are
all truly and faithuflly trying to
ORMAND F. MEYER
boards. Governmental investiga
tion of church groups and minis
ters goes against both the con
stitutional guarantee of freedom
of religion and our treasured
separation of church and state.
Such a probe would be a scan
dal to millions of Americans and
it would give anti-A m e r i c a n
propagandists abroad an utterly
unwarranted chance to argue that
our intellectual and religious
freedoms were fading away.
U.S. Plane Incident
ErilTOirs OTE: The followlnc edi
torial appeared In the March 13 edition
of the Chicago Dallr .Vewi.i
The Western world was still
speculating on revival of the
"peaceful co-existence' theme in
funeral orations for Joseph Stalin
when two Red jets shot down an
American fighter plane over the
U.S. zone of Germany. Co-existing
with these trigger-happy ruf
fians requires the act of a Solo
mon and the patience of a Job.
The American pliot managed to
parachute to safety, but this does
not alter the fact that it was an
unprovoked and murderous at
tack. The incident occurred close
to the Czech border. The speed of
jet planes makes discussion of ex
actly how close academic.
more women disapproving than! column bestows upon him'
As far as the Reds are con- men. - ' of Cum Laude.
cemed there is no point in dis
The Sophian, Smith College
a panel chairman for the Commit
tee on Chemical Warfare of the
National Association of Manufac
turers. He has also done work for
the Food and Nutrition Board,
National Research Council, Com
mittee on Chemicals, National Re
search Council and Quartermaster
Corps Advisory Board.
As a member of the American
Chemical Society, this graduate
has held various offices in the Di
vision of M e d i c a 1 Chemistry,
among them the chairmanship. He
is, at present, chairman of the Di
vision's Cancer Symposium Com
mittee. He has also done work
in the Society's news service and
in liasion capacities with the De
partment of Defense.
He is a member of the Ameri
can Pharmaceutical Assn., New
York Academy of Sciences. So
ciety of Chemistry and Industry,
American Association for the Ad
vancement of Science, the De
troit Physiological Society, Engi
neering Society of Detroit and
Phi Lambda Upsilon and Sigma
Xi, both scientific honoraries.
But despite all these activities.
Dr. Sweet still finds time to take
(Mass.) student newspaper, has an active part in Boy bcout work
launched a crusade for more ana 10 coating at the Detroit
smoking privileges on campus acnt ciud oi which he is a mem
and supports a suggestion "for
smoking downstairs in college
houses until midnight ..."
The Sophian feels that "study
habits depend on an occasional
An ACP Student Opinion Poll
revealed last year that students
are against smoking in the class
room by about two to one, with
ber. Aside from these things, he
enjoys a good game of golf or a
stiff blowing match.
He is married and has two chil
dren Frank, 10 and Carol, five.
Certainly a man such as Sweet,
who has contributed so much to
his country through research and
to his community through social
work, deserves the title which this
students can bring to their coun
trymen. There are three ways in which
the plight of the, foreign student
can be alleviated. One is through
scholarships, a few of which are
offered by the State Department,
by colleges and universities and
by such service groups as Rotary
Another way Is for foreign
countries to lift the restrictions
they impose on students taking
currency out of the country. The
difficulty is that these countries,
must at all costs maintain a stable
currency and any loophole offers
The third, and best, way it for
the United States to relax Its re
strictions on foreign students
working in this country. Many are
willing to work and would wel
come the opportunity to meet
more Americans on the job. To
day they cannot.
The job restriction is one of the
last footholds of isolationism in
this country. An internationalist
country, as deeply enmeshed in
world affairs as this one, cannot
afford to lose any opportunity for
NUCVVA Emergency General
Assembly meeting, 2 p.m., Room
YWCA Noon Discussion at 12
p.m., Ellen Smith.
News and Views Commission
meeting, Ellen Smith, 4 p.m.
Leadership Trainlnx Commis
sion meeting, Ellen Smith, 5 p.m.
cussion at all. The moment we1 IT CPFAAC TY" AAC
formally protested to the Czech j1 1 OttlVIO IW IVIL.
government at Prague, it used an
old Communist gambit and coun
ternrotested that the Americans
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Curtain and had "insolently" vio
lated Czech territory.
This is unlikely. Even if it
were so the Red pilots pursued
Broker Presents Writings, Book To MU
Bessey, founder of the University! literature were considered by
botany department. many to be more than outstand-
2. A 1665 edition of Robert in 2. He was a trreat botanist. and
I have made an effort to learn
as a collector of rare books, he
was a wizard," Miss Walker explained.
Mrs. Mary Linder Fitzpatrick,
his wife, I learned, is a botanist
By GLENN ROSENQUIST
The late Thomas Jefferson Fitz-
our planes and shot one of them patrick was a professor emeritus!
down with so little warning that at the University of Nebraska. He
mere was m cnance xo aciena ai.so collected rare books.
themselves. Several years ago he offered a more about this fabulous collec-
. . 'scientific collection to the Uni-jtion of books.
The point is that in time of versity for a price approximating My journeys took me first to
peace, nowever uneasy me ucure.'ii nnn. The University didn't buv. Rwv hall when, T loamo 1ifii v, .;u t i k .k
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you do not shoot down other na-.The University hadn't the funds, tie. excerit that a number of Fife- sturiipH hntanv in F.trnn nrttr
4 innc' rtUnAf t in Incf fhav Qra i i a i a , , . . . . " K . .
i , -w to Duy. ipairicit s collectors' items were some of the old naturalists, in-
clearly bent on wariiKe invasion I Dr. Fitzoatrick Dassed awav. A house there fnr
of your territory. 'Kansas City book broker bought the! I next contacted two of the most'o-roatpst nf th riv modem hot.
The age of high-speed military, rnllprtion. weiehine manv. manv eh
aviation has complicated interna-t0ns and contained in two housesjboth retired University of Ne- Mrs. Fitzpatrick, npw 94, is
tional relations. Things were;jn Lincoln and in several other, braska botany professors. Their living with two sisters near Iowa
simpler when foot soldiers pa-Duildings in Iowa City, Iowa, for names are Miss Elda and Miss'Citv
uuucu uiriucis. wire uauuu a otu - ojtuuu, iieva waiKer.
tries were very uniiKeiy to snoot And the wrath of Nebraska's
their opposite numbers unless g0od citizens is stirred un.
they were ready and eager for "Why didn't we get those
war. books?" they say. "Wasn't Fitzpat-
rick a Nebraskan for about 40
There is no reason to read this vears and a Drofessor emeritus?"
into the attack. If the Kremlin .r
had suddenly decided to take the no'ner V.nonce
big plunge, it would hardly do it So the Kansas City broker,
this wav. This leaves us in the Frank Glenn, gives us another
I chatted Fwith Miss Leva for nvesfgofon
some time about many things And wining 10 carry a Bit
Though Miss Leva is not old, she' farther this effort to learn more
is old enough to reminisce a bit.!f the fabulous collection of the
She told me about the botanylte Dr. Fitzpatrick, I got myself
department as it once was. She a companion, as it was dark, and
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same dilemma that nas con
fronted us in similar incidents
over Germany and over Japanese
Was the shooting done by eager
beaver pilots or had they been told
to be eager beavers?
If such an incident was planned,
the purpose would be to prove
that the death of. Stalin has not
told me how generous Dr. Bessey
was with his personal library
when he was alive and how nearly
anyone could borrow a book from
And so I asked her: "How, do
you imagine, did Dr. Fitzpatrick
chance. I will sell you the vast
scientific collections (Fitzpatrick
collected engineering and histori
cal literature in addition to nat
ural science) for $51,000, he said.
An effort was made to raise the
money. "Friends of the Univer
Efforts failed. Collection went up
In smoke. The Linnaeus was sold.'have bough't them6fr0m Dr. Bes
drove out to cetnany to taxe a
look at the home where, it is re
ported, books were stacked to the
ceiling, and living space was at a
Not wishing to be arraigned on
a breaking and entering charge I
were given him when Dr. Bessey
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weakened the toughness of the The rest of the scientific collection sey.s cstate ' she said
Kremlin's gangster stooges. 1 1 is earmarked for
might have been calculated that greedy and eager
the time was propitious to dem
onstrate to all the other Red sat
ellites that they can afford to be
bold, counting on us to be pru
The least we can do is to con-
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throughout the country. The other item given the Uni-
ThOfc matter appears finished, versity, Hooke's "Micrographia,"
The University of Nebraska had been exhibited each year by
Jaaer C'armaa. PhrDIa Rmbenrar, Marianne Hanaoa, Willie
leaeh, Koarr Watt, fatailie Watt. Dec iackann, (.race Mar-
"r. Kar Nwmjr. (mints Hmamnm. naner t.nrdinar, iona t- AprnanA an nnnlnffv and
Afctarhwrde. timner Odiim. Dirk KadLerfce. Jim Pariah, Henry Hnue l? Demand an apology ana
Baam. riahie Smlthbrrter. IVth Kotrarr. Do 8 haft on, Sue indemnity for the plane. Our AlT
gamer, raaria svabada and Don Kiikemetr. Force has already announced that
msiAtss staff it will fight back the next time.
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simply hadn't the funds to be
greedy too. No money for luxury
items like Linnaeus.
An announcement made Tues
day makes the chagrin of Nebras-1
ka's good burghers complete. The
Kansas City broker will return
gratis two items to the University.
1. All the personal papers and
writings of the, late Dr. Charles E.in history of botany and botanical
acquire Bessey's personal papers!dIdn't o inside. I walked around
and writings?" tne plain-looking two and a half
"I wouldn't know for sure," re-siory nouse ana men stepped up
plied Miss Walker. "They perhaps on the porch.
It was then I noticed the truck
tracks and the ruts in the front
lawn. The tracks, I assumed, were
made by the trucks, backing up
to the porch to carry away these
priceless tons of books to Kansas
City. And from there these vol
umes will be scattered to points
east and points south and points
Some of it to be exact, a book
by Robert Hook and writings by
Dr. Bessey will be presented the
University by Frank Glenn, book
Thank you, Mr. Glenn. Your gift
is most generous. We are sorry
we couldn't buy the whAi. it
w ave V
Dr. Raymond J. Pool, retired Bot
any department head, to every
freshman class he taught at the
Wondering how Fitzpatrick
amassed this fabulous scientific
collection, I asked Miss Walker
"Dr. Fitzpatrick was a remark
able man," she said. "His courses
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