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THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
Thursday May 21 , 1953 0
By DON riEPER preciation. So she went to Don Noble and Syvia
Editor Krasne, pasfpresidents ot Innocents and Mortar
When the University learned of Chancellor Boards, and told them of her idea of a recognition
Gustavson's resignation, t wrote in this column banquet. They, too, were enthusastic and a com
that it is hard to say to a man like Dr. Gus. Last mittee representing students from all over campus
night the student body gathered in the ballroom was formed. This committee mot during the noon
of the Union at a banquet tA express its thanks hour several times and put Ruth's plan into oper-
for the progress our school has made under Dr. ation.
Gustavson's Administration. 4r
The Chancellor was presented a movie camera, During the meetings before the banquet, Ruth
a book explaining the use of a movie camera and insisted that she be kept in the background. hSe
a projector. All the money for these gifts was thought that others deserved to speak and present
(fathered from student organizations. The whole the gifts more than she. Her arguments were
banquet, in fact, was a student idea and handled centered around her conviction that she didnl
by students. deserve the honor.
She is personally responsible for the success
Tn my opinion, there is nothing which could of the dinner Wednesday night. The tribute
have made Dr. Gus happier. And the one person which Wayne White, master of ceremonies, paid
reatfy responsible for that happiness is Ruth her after the presentation of the Chancellor's
Raymond. gift was an example of how the rest of the ban
Ruth recognized that Dr. Gustavson has been quet committee feels about her.
one of the most outstanding educators in the I believe that the student body as a whole
history of our school and she thought that we should know that the one person behind the "Gus
Itudents ought to do something to show our ap- Dinner" was Miss Ruth Raymond.
By PAUL MEANS
TODAY'S HEADLINES , ,
Reiv Daniel Reed ifR-NYl. chair
man of the House ways ana
Means committee declared he will,
continue his fight for tax cuts
now in spite of the lTeniaenis
plea for extension of present taxes
until next year. . .Keed insisrea
that the President was being "un
wise" for his insistence on keep-:
ing what the Ways and Means
rvwrtwn'ttn chairman branded as
Freed American William Oatis
ieclared .flatlv Wednesday that at
a tiiYi" flirt ne aci s j
IT SEEMS TO ME
esnionace aeent m trague
charged by the Czech Commu
Aneeles federal Judge
ruled Wednesday that the ''police
action" in Korea is a war, actually
and legally. ... ,
Kicrma Alrh Eosilon Thursday
annrainrtri their SUOnort Of Dr.
Curtis M. Elliot for Chancellor of
the University . . This nomina
tion was also supported by Sigma
Sigma, Junior Business Mens
After inquiring around I
found that our University has ho
official class will and prophecy.
So I took my last (and I do
mean last) poll and found that
88 per cent of Nebraska stu
dents don't want one anyway.
But for the 12 per cent who will
bear with me, here goes:
1 Wayne Handshy, the great
seniors-in-air-fo r ce-picnic or
ganizer, leaves his body to
"Fifi" LaShelle leaves his be
loved Student Union to Ernie
Bobb. , . ,
as bly low Kappa Sigma average to
A proposal submitted to President Eisenhower ing & quota today at the expense of tomorrow's' ffNp Down
' calls for a tightening of college draft deferments. To those who say that if a student serves be
Under the recommendation, which is subject fore college, he will always have the opportunity
to the approval of President Eisenhower, fresh- to go back to school after he has shed the uniform
man would be required to be in the upper third we ask this: Who will pay for his education then?
f their tlass instead of the upper half currently The answer: The government,
in effect, while sophomores would be required to The philosophy which prompted the GI bill is
be in the upper one third of their class instead of not to be quarrelled with. It is commendable that
the upper two thirds now in force. a grateful bestow upon those WEo answer the call
to arms a chance to make up for the opportuni
The Daily Nebraskan cannot help but wonder ties lost by military service.
at the advisability of tightening up draft require- But to is it not in keeping with principles of
ments for students. economical use of resources to take a college grad-
Those students who have not had military uate for service who will not have -to be educated
ervice will eventually serve their country. De- at government expense in place of the high school
ferments are -nothing more than a postponement graduate who will drain the treasury of 8 to 10
of that service. During the period of postpone- thousand dollars upon completion of service?
ment, the student is acquiring the knowledge en- Admittedly, it is bard to speculate about the
abling him to perform the required service in a motives behind such a move without having the
position of more responsibility. By no means is knowledge available to selective service; yet, on
anything lost by granting a deferment; on the the basis of what is known, it is difficult to see
contrary, value is added to the potential soldier, the wisdom in Hershey's recommendations. . . E. TJ.
Perhaps draft boards and selective service look
at the situation differently, but it would seem that
In the face of a growing demand for college grad
uates in civilian life, In addition to the recently
announced 200,000 man cutback in draft quotas,
that, if anything, educational deferments should
be liberalized instead of tightened.
Friend Or Foe?
The Carillon Tower, despite its small reper
toire and frequent discords, has been a friend to
the students ever since spring weather has re
quired classroom windows to be open.
To Tax Realities
(flriTTOTtS VOTE: Tht followhw i
imiml In 1h Mw 12ft dMii of Mil
It is now generally admitted by
the Republicans that the budget
deficit for the current fiscal year,
despite a nearly $1,000,000,000
rlrnn in vrwnrfitureS. Will be
larger than predicted by President
Truman. It will be ?v,suu,uuu,uuu
instead of $5,900,000,000, because
of a tremendous drop in estimated
It is also being generally ad
mitted that it will be impossible to
balance the budget for fiscal 1954,
even if all taxes are kept as now,
though it will be possible substan
tially to cut the deficit as esti
mated by Truman. The combined
deficit for the two years, accord
ing to nresent calculations, will
be a little more than 13 billions
instead of a little less than 16.
Only Secretary of the Treasury
Humnhrev seems more optimistic.
The Republicans, generally,
admit that we must continue
deficit financing and present
taxes and that we must Talse
the present $275,000,000,000
limit on the national debt.
The reasons now given for their
failure to go faster are the reasons
, , , , . 3M - The sound or tne emmes is so jouo in we hj h inted t0 bv all dis
ine aavaniages xo De cenvea irom a mjeriu north rooms of Burnett, and Andrews Halls that passionate observers before and
annroach to draft policy for college students
would seem to outweigh the expediency of meet
professors are forced to end their lectures abruptly
on the first notes of "Beautiful Dreamer" or "Be
lieve Me For All Those Endearing Young Charms."
The only complaint is that some of the more
nntipnt instructors simDlv wait until the Tower
ine innocents or o- oj ie a legacy oi cnangc hag competed lts five-minute serenade-and then
wun ineir successors, ceiore seeing new mem- they proceed with the remainder of the fecture.-
ters or tne sociexy, xne oia memoers votea l" jr. R
raise the scholastic requirement for membership
The old average was 5.2.
Several ramifications of the action are note
worthy. Of first importance is the fact that the
Inove was intended by the retiring Innocents as
part of a program of gradual Increases in aver
age to end at 6.0.
Attention, all unpinned men!
The State of Nebraska has launched a das
tardly attack upon you. Under the guise of a 10
This would equal the average per cent tax on cigars (wholesale), the Legisla-
now required for acceptance into Mortar Board, ture is now attempting to reduce the number of
1he equivalent women's honorary. It would also college pinnings and, perhaps, to eliminate the in-
place the collective average of the Society above stitution of pinning entirely.
Rather than pass legislation directly banning
transfer of fraternity pins, which would undoubt
edly be held unconstitutional by the State Supreme
Court, our 43 representatives are attempting regu
lation of college pinnings through the imposition
of financial restrictions.
during the election: Between 65
and 70 per cent of our expendi
tures go for defense, while about
half the remainder is for such
relatively fixed items as interest
on the public debt. We cannot af
ford to jeopardize our defense and
we cannot well cut all the billions
necessary to achieve a balanced
budget out ot the 15 to 17 per
cent which is earmarked for things
other than defense.
The Republicans are now down
to realism in fiscal matters. They
seem sincerely to want to save as
much money as is practically pos
sible. They cannot liveup to a
lot of irresponsible campaign ora
tory, but they have made a start
toward the goal they set them
Matter Of Tennis
To the Sports Department.
I would like to give one ex-ten-
Lennie Stepanck leaves her
father to future English students
and hopes with all her heart he
will clean up his lectures.
Larry Anderson leaves, know
ing he just missed making In
nocents three years in a row.
Gertrude Carey wills her
quiet efficient manner to Nancy
Jack Greer, who paid his last
(he hopes) fine at municipal
court yesterday, hopes nobody
will surpass his record of five
times around and around the in
tersection at 16rh and R Streets.
Phil Ostwald and John Whit
1 o c k, outstanding engineers,
leave their Worn-out slide rules,
so absolutely all the engineering
freshmen' can wear them on
their belts next year.
Julie Johnson knows Paddy
Wright already has qualifications
for Beauty Queen, but she wills
them to her anyway.
Don Dcvries leaves, hoping
his brother Bill won't turn out
like he did.
Irv Peteron leaves that worn
out golf club to Doug Dale. Re
take. Doug will have no ue for
it in Timbuctoo. ,
Dolly McQuiston leaves that
crazy Tri Delt fence.
Bob Tockey, another of those
outstanding engineers, doesn't
have a slide rule anymore. So
with great humility he wills his
drawing board, to be used as a
bread board out at Home Ec.
James Justice leaves, hoping
his Brown Palace associates
don't decide some night to paint
the place a different color.
Ruth Raymond and Joan
Krueger, girl editors, and char
ter members of Girl Editors of
America, leave their motto
"Long may we fight, for the
Tight, 'til our girdles .get tight,
and we lose our sight."
Jim Ochsner leaves nis musi
cal ability to Roger Brendle.
Keith Mumby hopes the Betas
will quit hosing-down -converti
bles. Hubie Shellenberger hopes
Shirley Coy and Beth Alden
say the Alapha Phis should nev
er rlxv another soccer game
with the Delta Gammas. Mud
Yeakley and Elaine Esch play
All the Alpha Chi seniors, in
cluding Jean Loudon, wish the
underclass coeds luck in catch
ing a man.
Bobby Nielson leaves her fleet
of Chevrolets to Mimi DuTeau.
However, she is saving a 1936
model with two spare tires, a
hydraulic jack and a horn that
squeals "Oh, Baby" to Bill
Many Gamma Phi Beta sen
iors leave with a sigh of relief.
Unpinned seniors no longer
have to eat raw eggs.
Dale Sass, Hile Goodrich and
Bob Salyers, big Sigma Nu dat
ers, leave, knowing that Howdie
Hanson will carry on the tradi
tion. Arnold Stern leaves his pipe,
slippers, portable bar and televi
sion set to the new business
managers ot the Rag, who,
everybody hopes, will be such
great hustlers for advertising,
they won't need the pipe slip
pers and television set.
Jo Meyer loaves her cake
baking ability to the Love Hall
girls of the future. Long may
Alpha Gamma Rho seniors
will the horse tank to the jun
iors. ""Red" Sterling Olson, how
ever, would like to keep it for
Kappa Alpha Theta seniors
will their spacious parking lot
as site for next year's Fiji-Tau
tussle. Then all the girls an
watch goings-on from sorority
Jack Lange and Wes Jensby
will their talents to the juniors
and hope that someday soon the
time will come when no more
bricks are thrown out Temple
Little Orphan Annie wills
Sandy to Max I. Dog as a play
mate. Max I. and all the other
other similar wonderful, mean
ingful, worthwhile projects to
any underclassmen willing to
fight for a lost cause.
Seniors at the Delta Upsilon
bouse will their sod-less front"
lawn as a victory garden.
All Phil Breslin desires to will
his interest in the telescope on.
third flotr, Teke house.
Pon Chinn, after observing
. that most worn-out seniors hate
to leave anything, decides to
The red and green eyes are
leaving meetings at the slab for
Milo Brabec wills his Olds
mobile convertible to anyone
willing to buy it,
Fijis everywhere will mourn
the graduation of John Elwell,
distinguished winner of a con
test at Uncle Ben-a.
It seems to me Glenn Rosen
quist should leave something
too. He leaves nothing to Dental
College; they don't appreciate
In the above paragraphs are
Names of seniors, both thin and
And what we leave for poster
ity. I We, the class of fifty-three.
,Cuba: A Protest! . . .
I More than S00 students staged
a demonstration last month on the
; streets of Havana in protest
against the defacing of a monu
iment. The monument was of a
Communist student leader who
was murdered in Mexico in 1928.
Protesting students threw up
barriers, set them on fire and
hanged a straw effigy -of Cuban
President Batista. Eight students
were injured in encounters with
Shortcomings . . .
"Torum," a Soviet student
weekly, has oome in for some
criticism from top brass in the
German Soviet zone.
A resolution of the Central
Phi Celts will wecome Sandy, jBoard accuses "Torum" of allow -
I am sure. But no orphan cirls
can live at fraternity houses, so
Annie will probably have to
abide by Dean Johnston's reg
ulations. Jackie Murphy leaves her
lovely oriental surname to Shir
ley and Rosemary, and all the
Carol Else leaves her -capacity
at stealing lawn chairs from
fraternity bouses to Sharon
Don Pieper leaves his passion
for a Junior-Senior Prom and
ingi neers landscape
IH Professor's Yard
ling 'serious political mistakes and
ideological shortcomings." They
jblamed the editors for the laxity.
I 'Reckless Manner'
j Students in East Germany have
.been warned not to have families
("in a reckless manner," so as to
'prevent their studies from being
Free German Youth leaders
have been called upon to provide
for the students ways and means
to spend their leisure time m
an interesting fashion" especi
ally on Sundays.
Anderson to replace Phil Ostwald
Other men chosen to carry on are
John Rasmussen, vice-chairman.
and Dan Rasdal, secretary-treas
the all-University average.
The necessity for the move would seem ob
vious. A society for "outstanding" senior men
should mean for men outstanding in every aspect
of University life not merely activities. The
tAAtA riivinllna. nf mnlntainirif nn nhnvn-BVBraffe
acholastic record would benefit not only the So- tax is to eliminate the practice of passing cigars J . rucs
cieiy as a wnoie, oui maiviuuai meniDers u wiien pmuiiiKs me aimuunwu,
prospective members. The law has not yet been passed, however, so
The action may also help eliminate, as it has unpinned men still have a slim chance of escaping
in some measure among coeds, the hell-bent-for- the unfair attack. Either they must lobby the
activities man who pours himself into the Big Legislature in full force or quickly pass cigars
Man On Campus mold and stays there. S. H. before the tax becomes effective. K. R.
Alpha Lambda Delta meeting at
2 p.m., -Parlor Y, Union.
Sinfonia luncheon at 12 p.m.
Parlor X, Union.
ASCE meeting at 12 p.m., Par
Tar 2, Union.
Inter-V&raity meeting at 12:30
p.m.. Room 313, Union.
Committee on Student Publica
tions meeting at 4 p.m., Musio
As the end of the year rolled in Engineer's College for the year
past, the Engineer's Executive 1952-53. Whether or not we can
Board held its last meeting for reflect upon it as a good vear de-
the year, at which time new of- pends uoon the individual: T t,. t-:
ficers were elected from the pres-; would say that there has never) Ti Lambda' Theta alumni meet-
nP Tinur Phot rm a n ic I n i iol op 4 V a urnnlr ; a I C r ' 1 . .
, r" " ."-."rawetuuvecummii- Pi Sirma Aloha mectine at 4:30
tee held an extra meeting to let 1 p.m) parior Z, Union,
orr the steam. J Cw,a Counselors meeting at S
At least this shows an added p.m., Parlor X, Union.
interest in the problems of E-1 Builders Camnus Tours commit-
lWnathr. to ylne the JO t rAiSSSLZ& JSJ ?2 Engineering CrtZb mooting at 5 p.m., Koom 815,
Yesteryear M Mu
By DICK KALSTON "Then why have we bothered to write what
Staff Writer seems so futile? In the first place the editor is
It is just about that time again. Tomorrow's supposed to get a salary for writing. We could
Is the last issue of this semester's Daily Nebraskan hardly be justified drawing that salary, which in-
the last issue for some time of The DAILY Ne- cidentally Is four months overdue, unless we filled
braskan and as editors are prone to do, Mr. our columns every day. In the second place, it is
Pieper will probably write a long dissertation frequently difficult to fill the paper with news so
noting and interpreting the significant events of that some sort of filler must be used,
the past semester. i
At this time 20 years ago, the editor filled 3B
Inches of type with reflections on the progress of "Our comments about University affairs have
the University and the editorial policies of The mostly been based on a Personal conception of
Nebraskan. Because of lack of space I reprint what may be termed a Utopian institution. Though
here only the opening and closing paragrphs of his ? eals on all these subjects may at times have
reflections. However, the whnU editorial, even been almost childishly simple, we have continued
According to Howard Vann s
Wednesday column the main rea
son is "lack of interest . . . but
the Huskers have a competent
coach that can teach you the fun
damentals and develop your abili
ties." I think the truth Is that there
is NOT a lack of interest, and
IS a not-too-competent coach!
residence last Saturday was fine
on the part of the societies con-
j mi i , . .
Durintr the vears previous to ce' "e iawn was aanascapea
the present coach's taking over ""lrf? bn"11 "raer-
This meeting is traditionally
called by the faculty adviser;
the man re-elected to advise
the board next year is Trofes
aor E. B. Meier of the civil
lepe never shown by the students
before. 1 only hope that some ot
the enthusiasm lasts over until
The lodeines nnmmittnn nf -tho
Mention has been made that Paris student eommunitv. -rWi im
the turn-out at Professor Haack'slwith student housine rnnditinn!
hl comments on specific issues, is as applicable
today as then.
"So at last It's come to this. The last editorial.
When the editor makes a brave attempt to ration
alize some of the things he has said, and an even
wore far-fetched attempt to show what has re
sulted from his daily efforts.
"We have realized to the fullest extent from the
"beginning of the semester that most of the editor
ials have been rather Impractical. We have been
under no illusions as to our power to reform the
world or even the campus. And most dishearten-
to believe or act as though we believed In a pos
sible Utopia on this campus.
"We feel that it is at least one consolation to
have these personal ideas of Utopia exist in the
mind. We protest that life would indeed be dreary
if we did not feel free to conjure up pictures of
Ideal situations and hope lnd believe in the possi
bility of their realization.
"Never again, probably, will we have the op
portunity to crystallize these notions by writing
them each dav. We have annreciathd it. Prom
now on we shall have to keep mostly to our selves
the peculiar ideas, the critical observations and
the tennis reins it was the usual
practice to letter the first three to
five men on the varsity squad. It
was also the practice to award
The date for next year's E
Week Open House was set at April
29, the last Thursday in April
Builders First Glance committer
meeting at 5 p.m., Room 316, Un
ion. The "12" Club dinner at 6;3
p.m., Parlor A, Union.
Union Activities meeting at 7
p.m., Parlor C, Union.
Delta Sigma Delta meeting at 7
p.m., Parlor Z, Union.
Christian Science organization
meeting at 7p.m., Room 813, Un-
is distributing a film short to
Paris movie houses showing the' ion
conditions under which 5,000 stu-i fhi Chi Theta meeting at 7 p.ro,
dents have to live. j Room 216, Union.
The committee hopes the film Inter-Varsity meeting at 7:30
will arouse public interest in stu- p.m., Room 315, Union,
dent housing conditions. Many The "12" Club meeting at 7;30
Jng of all, we are aware that the number of people the fanciful observations which we have been al
who read these editorials is negligible. lowed to print this semester."
The Daily Nebraskan
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I nis date is the ame relative time istudents in PariR hnw nn wnm nm Pntifv Tmrfo TT-ninn
numerals to the first four or fivel"1. wa? id this year. of their own and others are liv- Phi Ma Alpha-Sinfonia concert
frosh on the freshman squad. s " acuvityung in unneaithful quarters. at 8 p.m., Union ballroom.
But, the first year the present ;
ooach took over, letters were 1;
awarded to only the number one!;
man and number four man on the
squad. The number two, three, jj
and five men on the squad re-,:
celved no letters, due to the ridic-1
ulous letter requirements, which :
have since been changed. 1
Freshman numerals during this
same year were scarcer than the I'
proverbial "hen's teeth." Only!
ONE was awarded to the num-j
ber one frosh player. The num-f
bers two, three, etc. players re-'
ceived no numerals. They noj
doubt reasoned that if the coach 1
would not even award them a nu- i
meral, he certainly would never
award them a letter.
The present eoach HAS had
the Nebraska players but they
have mlirrated to Omaha TJ.,
joined the service, or more often
Just not "eone out" for the
team. Why weren't they en
eouratred to compete?
It might aid the winning record
of the team if the coach would
concentrate more on developing
the players' style, instead of try
ing to radically change it If it does
not follow what the best tennis
books call proper style. As nn ex
ample of this I cite his practice of
having players completely change
their mode of serving instead of
developing their accustomed and
Last year not one single fresh
man numeral was awarded. Sim
ply because freshman were eli
gible for varsltv narticlnntlon isi
no reason the frosh tennisters who'i
were not cood enough to earn a'
varsity letter should not bej
awarded some sort of recognition.
So please, let's not chalk it ell Jf
Up to "lack of interest"! Let's In
quire into the awarding of letters
and numerals and the Interest
shown in the tennis prospects!
INTERESTED TENNIS FLAYER.
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