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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (June 18, 1953)
Thursday, Juna 18, 1953
'of s States
Receiving diplomas and pins
exchanging good-byes and hearing
an address by John E. Curtiss,
American Legion national com
mitteeman, ended the 1953 Girls
State Session Monday.
In addition, Girls State Gover
nor Joan Bezousek of Omaha
gave a farewell address.
Essay winners, outstanding
journalists and high scorers on
a government test were honored
at the graduation exercises.
In open discussion before their
graduation. Girls Staters evalu
ated the 1953 session. They con
cluded that Girls State was
of this world."
Many of the girls, like Beverly
Buck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Glen Buck of Lincoln, were most
impressed by the political conven
tions. "Politics here is the real
thing," she said. She also com
mented on the "interested and in
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Just Think, Five Of Them!-
Five rural teachers, all named
Landon, all from Sherman county,
and all concerned about the future
(of farm pupils, are enrolled at the
University of Nebraska s summer
The five Landons, something of
'an institution in the Loup City
area, have a combined record oft
telligent view Girls Staters have, 45 years of teaching experience,
. . . . i -i - l :u.!kntiA inc4iiintoi4 tVlQri ASH fill
xaKen in xne poiiucai aiscu5s.uu3,iiavc uiiuumu niviv r
which followed each officials tpils, but none has had previous
speech resident college work before en
kLaw r.ruft Hau-htr of rolling at Nebraska.
Mr anH Mrs Henrv Graff Jr.. of Four of the Landons are sisters:
York, said her biggest thrill was Erma, Florence, Alta, and Dor
vnmintr tn a r-nmnipMv npwiothy. The fifth, Mrs. Betty Lan
dace and working with com-fdon, is the wife of Donald Landon,
pletely new girls."
A week of high pitched activity
for Nebraska Boys Staters was
ended with a luncheon Friday
in which they were rewarded for
Diplomas were awarded and a
trophy was presented to the gov
ernor, Jerry Rigg of Omaha by
Dean F. E. Henzlik of Teacher?
College and educational director
of Boys State.
Top scorers in a government
test were also honored. .
Yorktown, a hypothetical town
organized by the Staters, was an
nounced as the winner of the
Points were awarded to the
some storm protection for rural tributes their safety record more towns on participation in Boys
schoolchildren. ' to luck than to lack of dancer. State activities, examination
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towns on inspection.
At the final night session Fri-
Courtcsy Lincoln Journal
The five Landons, from the Loup City area, attending the University summer session are
(from left) Mrs. Betty Landon, Erma, Florence, Alta and Dorothy.
Teachers, All Named Landon At NU Session
"Many parents," says Alta, "Op- AH five teachers are working to
0oaVfvi?y three-year elementary
mean travel fof the youngsters. I t, rwtvw
appreciate that, but it is not fair
to pupils to ask them to get all of
certificates. Betty and Dorothy
made plans to attend the Umver
day the boys heard talks by Bill
Glassford, University head foot-
their grade school instruction from "T "'iV 'tVT A all coach, and Potsy Clark, nth-
rJL"' achers College advisers, ex
one teacher in a room where pu-
She said .voting at Girls State
is determined by how hard candi
' dates have worked and how quali
fied they are rather than by their
brother of the four teachers.
Two problems, the Landon
teachers agree, demand attention
on the rural ana small town school
front. One is the matter of re
districting; the other, the need for
Government Typesjr-jp Planned
Nebraska University Council on; tt
World Affairs presented an in-' a 22 day field trip including
formal program lor Girls ttate, 5,500 miles of travel has been
Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Social ! planned for the Western Field
Science auditorium. ! Course, which is being offered
The discussion included an ex- this summer through the Depart
planation of a government which ment of Geography, the Summer
affects everyone's life, as well as pessions ana me jxiensiun uivu.
the local and state government ,on-
which the Girls Staters study, the "Learn Geography in Nature's'
world government, or United Na-,Own Laboratory," is the theme of
tions. lne course wmcn Degins juiy 41
. ,r. . 'and ends August 22. It is a three
Jack Rogers, moderator of the h COUrse.
discussion, gave a speech explain-. . . ,
ing the United Nations. Other! The tour will include the re
participants wreVDale Johnson, '.sources of 11 states and two Can
Ann Bevnon, Marv Freedman,,adian Provinces.
Wayne Johnson, and David Crad-' The course will be taught by Dr.
And it certainly is expecting a lot
of the teacher."
None of the five has had any
tragic storm experience, but Doro
plained the advantages to summer
session work, Erma, Florence, and
Alta had decided to enroll too.
All have had instruction in Uni
thy, who has taught for 11 years, versity off -campus classes in other
xne past inree ai KOCKvine, at- years.
A visit to the statehouse Sat
urday morning wound up a week
of political campaigning, trips to
state institutions and speeches by
government officials as part of
Boys Staters' study of state gov
New Panoramic Screen
Unveiled To Lincolnites
t to try a
a iiue tn
Leslie Hewes, chairman of the de
partment of geography.
The course is open to all per
sons who have sophomore stand
ing or above. The briefing ses
sions will begin in Lincoln on July,
The latest development in the 31, at the close of the regular (
to new presentation procedurejWiU leave Lincoln on August 2.
and techniques was unveiled inj A modern bus equipped with
Lincoln, Tuesday. public address system assures
At that time, Lincoln movie- comfortable and profitable travel,
goers had an opportunity to see Lodging in motor courts and ho
and pass approval on the Mid-,tels nas been arranged,
west's second installation of the The University Extension Di
radical new Panoramic, full stage vision is now accepting registra-
1 ti 1 a.
screen. ,ucm ana luiuitr niioimuuun ai-uui
The new type theatre screen, fLTtL y b
developed by the Technical De- tamed from them.
partment of Paramount Pictures
Corporation measures 35 feet in
width, and contains over 750
square feet of surface.
According to Paramount, optical
experts contend that the new
screen shape more closely con
forms to the natural lines of vi
sion of the eye, and is, hence,
more pleasing and comfortable to
the viewer. No viewing glasses
When Hershey put lines in a,
candy bar, he settled a lot of
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