The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 06, 1953, Image 1

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    nouned Bv Meeker
Faculty, Student
About University
The cast for the University
Theater's second 1953 produc
tion, "The Male Animal", has
been selected. Dr. Grace Meeker,
visiting professor in Speech and
Dramatic Art from Washington
State College, announced.
Margaret Johnson, portraying
Gwendolyn, the maid; Barbara
Ieigh as Ellen Turner, wife of
Tom Turner, who is played by
Don Sobolik; Ann Corcoran as
Twelve Acts
In Coll - Agri -
Spilker, Fields To
Seven skits and five curtain
cts will be presented at the an
nual Coll-Agri-Fun night Fri.
The event, presented by stu
19 Houses
Event To Honor
Foreign NU'ers
' Nineteen organized houses
have indicated that they wish to
invite foreign students to the In
ternational Friendship Dinner
Nov. 10.
Houses which have turned in
their lists to the dinner commit
tee are; Acacia, Alpha Chi Ome
ga, Alpha Omicron Pi, Delta
Sigma Phi, Farm House, Alpha
Gamma Rho, Alpha Phi, Sigma
Chi, Zeta Beta Tau, Chi Omega,
Sigma Delta Tau, Pi Beta Phi,
Towne Club, Kappa Alpha Theta,
Delta Gamma, Gamma Phi Beta,
Kappa Sigma, Kappa Delta, and
Kappa Kappa Gamma.
IN ADDITION, some faculty
members and religious houses
plan on inviting foreign students
to the annual affair.
Nita Helmstadter, NUCWA
representative on the Religious
Welfare Council-NUCWA spon
sored dinner, said, "I would like
to suggest that all the students
who are going to take foreign
students should contact the for
eign students immediately, be
cause some of them are hard to
get in touch with."
The theme of the dinner which
will be held in the Union Ball
room from 6 to 8 p.m. will be
"Hands Across the World."
Tickets, which are 90 cents,
Tnay be obtained from Ann
Launer between 2 and 4 p.m.
Friday in Union Room 309.
Night Club Theme
Of Dance Tonight
An informal nightclub atmos
phere will pervade one of the
Union main floor rooms Saturday
evening from 8:30 p.m. until mid
night. The redecorated room will re
semble a candlelit nightclub,
where students may dine and
dance without cover charge. The
same food as served in the Corn
Crib will be offered to club-goers.
Every weekend during Novem
ber on alternating Fridays and
Saturdays, the Union dance com
mittee plans to decorate this
"Candlelight Room" to resemble
various well-known American
NU Alumni To Attend
Luncheon At l-State
University alumni will attend
luncheon before the Nebraska
Iowa State football game in the
Pine Room of Memorial Union,
Saturday, at 11:30 a.m. at Ames,
Elsworth DuTeau, Lincoln,
president of the Nebraska
Alumni Association, will speak.
Members of the University ath
letic coaching staff will also be
Panheil Honors
To Alpha Chis,
Northwestern Dean Of Women Praises Sororities
Alpha Chi Omega and Kappa
Alpha Theta were honored, at the
annual Panhellenic banquet Wed
nesday. Alpha Chi Omega was awarded
the Elsie Ford Piper Achieve
ment Award for the most notice
able and consistent improvement
in a sorority during the last year.
Kappa Alpha Theta received the
Panhellenic Scholarship Award
for the highest chapter scholastic
average during 1952-53.
MRS. CLAUDIA Mason, dean
of women at Northwestern Uni
versity, spoke at the banquet.
Mrs. Mason told active and alum
nae rjTority members that group
living surrounds a girl with the
assistance and discipline to help
her meet the highest possible
Group living offers one of the
greatest challenges, she said.
When a member forgets the
standards set by the group, the
girl leaves herself and her group
open to criticism, Mrs. Mason
"THERE MUST be an excellent
relationship between fraternity
women and independents," Mrs
Mason said. "We have been self
satisfied. We must recognize that
the independent girls still have
status and have achieved as much
as other girls."
A sorority chapter contributes
to the development of the individ
Body Portrayed In
Life At Homecoming Time
Patrica Stanley, a coed; Donald
Blauw playing a burly football
star, Wally Meyers; and Morse
Weisgart as Dean Damon, the
dean of the college.
Mrs. Damon is played by Joyce
Fangman; Allan Kenyon is Mich
ael Barnes; and Ed Keller, a
trustee of the University, is por
trayed by William Klamm. Kell
er's wife, Myrtle, is Margot Hunt,
Rod Cameron plays Nutsy Miller;
Harry Parrott is r reporter on
the school paper and Joe Fergu-
To Appear
Fun Night
Judge Show
dents and organizations in the
College of Agriculture will be
held in the auditorium of the
College Activities building at 8
p.m. Price of admission is 50
ENTRIES AND the theme of
acts are: Love Hall, Coffee Tales
For Two; Farm House, Ag Col
lege in 2053 A.D.; Ag Men, Ex
amining the' Draftees; Loomis
Hall, Man From Mars; Alpha
Gamma Rho, Ag Net; Ag YM
YW, Campus Communism, and
University 4-H Club, Alice in
Aggie Land.
The curtain acts are: Twirls
and Whirls by the 4-H club; Top
Hat Review by Amikitas; Het
ties Kitchen Klatter by the
Home Ec Club; a banjo duet by
Marge and George Rolofson;
and a ukelele solo by Jim Dunn.
IN ADDITION to the above
entertainment Mrs. Altinas Tul
lis, instructor of music, has ar
ranged for a special number to
be given during the course of the
Judges for the event will be
Walt Spilker and Kate Field.
Skits and curtain acts will be
judged largely on quality of
performance, time required, in
terest of action and originality.
Copyrighted plays are accept
able. Traveling trophies and cash
prizes will be awarded to the
winners of each division.
DON LEES will act as master
of ceremonies. Chaperones are
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ottoson,
Mr. and Mrs. Avis Kristenson,
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dowe and
Mr. and Mrs. John Sulek.
Members of the Coll-Agri-Fun
Board are Del Merritt, Evelyn
Lauritzen, Alois B''l, Ginny
Barnes, Dale Olsor. nd Lois
Kieckhafer. .
Lucky Number
Party Planned
By Ag Union
A lucky Number Party will
take the place of the usual movie
at the Ag Union Saturday.
The party will start at 7:30
p.m. and no admission will be
Sponsor of the event is the Ag
Union General Entertain m e n t
Committee with Jan Selk as
chairman. According to Miss
Selk, entertainment of the eve
ning will feature games danc
ing, treats and many other
PLANS FOR the party were
completed at meeting of the gen
eral entertainment comm i 1 1 e e
Wednesday night. Other mem
bers of the committee are: Shir
ley Slagle, Shirley Keeney, Dor
othy Hartwig, Joyce Stalder,
Jean Landen, Chuck Thompson,
Ron Krejci and Ron Reinmiller.
New Staff Publication
To Serve NU Personnel
A new University staff publi
cation, "Cornhusker Harvest,"
will be distributed to about 1300
University employees for the first
time Friday.
The publication will be pro
duced by the Personnel Depart
ment with help from various
University departments every
month. i
ual through orientation of new
students to -a new environment,
by setting up and promoting high
scholastic standards and stand
Eisio Piper Cup Winner
Mary Ann Zimmerman (leru
receives the Elsie Ford Piper
Cup far sorority-"achievement
for Alpha Chi Omega from Miss
son, a former All-American, is
played by Richard Marrs.
THE ACTION of the play takes
place on the campus of Mid
western University at the time of
the big Homecoming game.
Michael Barnes, the editor of the
school paper, writes a very con
troversial editorial, and the rest
of the play revolves around his
attempts to justify his action.
Dr. Meeker, commenting on
the play, said, "The play is a
very humorous comedy about
college life. It is especially
amusing because members of the
faculty and student body are
portrayed. I'm sure that "The
Male Animal" will be enjoyed by
the entire student body."
'"The Male Animal" will be
presented Dec. 2 to 4, and Dec.
8 to 12.
Social Work
Day Planned
For Friday
Social Work Day, sponsored by
the Nebraska Committee on
Training and Education for So
cial Work, will be held Friday.
The program will begin with
a coffee hour in Union Room
316 at 9 a.m.
At 10 a.m., the staff of the
Lutheran Children's Home So
ciety will present an actual case
which wiU be followed by ques
tions and a discussion, led by
a student panel. The meeting
will be held in Love Library
Auditorium, with Dr. Albert
Schrekinger, assistant professor
of social work as chairman.
At 1:15 p.m., Dr. Frank Glick,
director of the School of Social
Work, will speak on "The Educa
tion of a Social Worker" in Love
Library Auditorium.
sion meetings will be held at
2 p.m. Each grqup is scheduled
to discuss a general field of so
cial work.
University students who are in
terested in social work are in
vited to attend the third annual
Social Work Day. Purpose of the
conclave is to inform students
about social work.
Colloquium To Feature
Lecture By Dr. Cook
Dr. Charles J. Cook, research
associate with the Atomic En
ergy Commission, will discuss
"The Rearrangement Collision"
in Room 211 of Brace Laboratory
Thursday, November 12, at 4:15
Tea will be served in Room
209 at 3:45 p.m. prior to Dr.
Cook's speech.
Korean Veterans
Korean "Veterans must sign
their October pay vouchers in
Room 109, Temporary L, imme
diately if they desire to be paid
on Nov. 20.
The Outside World
Ike And Friends Try Out
New Atom Bomb Shelters
Staff Writer
President and Mrs. Eisenhower
and the nation's top defense
leaders tested the new atomic
bomb shelters built under the
White House and -Pentagon
Building. For the first time re
porters were permitted to see
and describe the shelter.
The shelter under the White
House is large enough to accom
odate 200 persons. It is air-conditioned
and has light green
walls. The President has a small
office in the shelter and during
the time of the imaginary raid,
he met with his immediate staff
Cold War Colder
A truce in the cold war is be
ginning to look impossible be-
ards of social behavior and by
teaching girls to learn their ob
ligations and limitations, Mrs.
Mason concluded.
Courtcay Lincoln Star
"Mariorie Johnston, dean of
women at the University. The
award was made at the annual
Panhellenic banquet in the
Volume 54, No. 24
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Faculty Artist Exhibits Work
Gail H. Butt, University assist-
ant professor of art, views one
of his works which will appear
in his "one man show" begin-
ning Friday in Morrill Hall,
Two-Day 'Refresher'
Omitted Before Finals
SC To Seek Compromise Action
An action by the Board of Re
gents requiring mid-year com
mencement has forced the calen
dar committee to rule out the two
day refresher period before the
first semester exams.
Danny Fogel, student member
of the calendar committee, made
the announcement in Student
Council meeting Wednesday.
port, the Council empowered him
to seek a compromise of a one
day "refresher" before and one
day "vacation" after the exam
ination period.
Mid-year commencement exer
cises have not been held since
1950, despite efforts to obtain
them. Reasons for the two-day
elimination, according to Fogel,
are the Wednesday to Saturday
overlap at the girl's dorm. The
profitably for studying and diffi
f acuity doubt that the time is used
culties of registration for new
THE COUNCIL voted to require
a student report from each Stu
dent Publications Board meeting,
so that the council and Pub Board
will be able to cooperate more
cause Russia has presented more
obstacles in the way of the Al
lied proposal for a Big Four for
eign ministers' meeting on Ger
many and Austria.
Some of the complaints made
by the Russians are: Red China
must be present at any meeting
on East-West issues; plans for
rearming West Germany must be
dropped by the Allies; the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization
must be abolished; and American
bases in Spain, Greece, and
elsewhere in Europe and the
Middle East be a subject to dis
cussion. Unites States officials said
that because of these demands
and the demand for a Korean
key trouble spots might increase
made by Russia the tension in
peace conference may become
more difficult.
. . . And Fortitude
Britain will continue in its
attempt to arrange talks with
the Soviet Union. Foreign Secre
tary Anthony Eden said.
The Russians have continually
rejected and evaded Western in
vitations to hold a peace confer
ence and also to discuss Germ
any, Eden -said in his speech to
the House of Commons. We will
keep trying and will hope for
some relaxation in the world
tension, he added.
Application Deadline
Fot U.N. Trip Saturday
Applications for the United Na
tions Seminar trip, being spon
sored by the campus YMCA and
YWCA, will be accepted until Sat
urday noon.
Jan Osborn, YWCA executive
secretary, said that there is still
room for four or five persons on
the bus. So far, she said, 33 per
sons have signed tip to go.
The chartered bus will leave
Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Coffee Hour Planned
For Cosmopolitan Club
The Union House and Office
Committee will be host at a cof
fee hour given for Cosmopolitan
Club members Tuesday 8t 4 p.m.
in the Union Lounge.
The coffee hour will be held in
connection with the display of
Latin-American pictures which
will be hung in the Union
Lounge beginning Monday.
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Courtesy Lincoln Star
Butt is well-known throughout
the middlewest for his paint-
ings, especially water color. He
is shown with one of his oil
paintings, "Funeral Garden."
Elections for the vacant posi
tion from the College of Arts and
Science were again postponed un
til next week because of the ROTC
Jan Steffen, chairman of the
student activities committee, re
ported that the International
Friendship dinner will be held
Tuesday and encouraged every
one to attend.
Bob Peterson, elections chair
man, reported that 1600 students
voted in the UMOC and COA elec
tion last Friday, and 1000 stu
dents voted for Nebraska Sweet
heart and Prince Kosmet.
Ottoson, Ford
Program Needs
The two basic needs of a farm
program are efficiency and
This was the conclusion
reached by Howard Ottoson and
Richard Ford in the weekly sem
inar sponsored by the Union in
which farm policy was discussed.
Ford cited Political Feasibil
ity" as the main reason for
present high and rigid price sup
ports we now have. By this he
meant the vote-getting power.
ties are not solving the main
problems of the farmer because
they are actually benefiting the
high income farmer who needs
it the least. Parities also make
no provision for perishable farm
commodities and neglect farm
poverty areas.
"But the solution of these prob
High School
For Nebraska
Governor Crosby Speaks At Opening Convocation-
More than 660 high school
journalists from 40 high schools
will invade the University cam
pus Friday for the 22nd annual
Nebraska High School Press As
sociation convention.
The convention, sponsored by
the School of Journalism, opened
Friday morning with registration
and tours of the State Capitol,
Morrill Hall, Lincoln Journal
Star Printing Co. and the Ne
braska State Historical Society.
was the main speaker at the
opening convocation. Addresses
of welcome were given by Dr.
William A. Swindler, director of
the School of Journalism; Mar
jorie Moran, Theta Sigma Phi
president; Connie Gordon,
Gamma Alpha Chi president;
Lyle Dennison, Sigma Delta Chi
Five Coeds Win Gold Keys
For Journalism
Phyllis Herschberger, Marlyn
Mitchell, Kay Nosky, Marianne
Hansen and Cynthia Henderson
are the five recipients of gold
keys in recognition of superior
scholarship to first year journal-,
ism students at the University.
The annuar award is given
jointly by the Lincoln Star and
perior, Phyllis Herschberger is a
member of Tassels and a re
porter for the Nebraskan. She
is a pledge of Gamma Alpha Chi,
national advertising honorary.
Marilyn Mitchell, member of
Pi Beta Phi, is a Nebraskan re
porter and an AUF and Builders
worker. She is a sophomore from
SOB!!!) C
Complaint On
Made By Irate
Sigma Chi fraternity has been
put on social probation until the
end of the school year, J. P.
Colbert, Dean of Student Affairs
announced Thursday.
The probation is the result of
complaint filed in the Dean's of
fice by Ferris W. Norris, profes
sor of electrical engineering.
that five Sigma Chi pledges,
John Carper, Dwayne Burhans,
Jack Moore, John Sears and
Dick Johnston before leaving
on their annual pledge sneak in
terrupted his class by abducting
Dan Rasdal.
A letter from Professor Nor
ris reportedly requested that the
five students be dismissed from
the University, that the fratern
ity's charter be revoked, and the
discipline used as an example
for similar instances in the fu
ture. DEAN COLBERT had no com
ment on the decision other than
that the whole fraternity was
being disciplined instead of only
the five individuals because their
actions were representing the
fraternity. Professor Norris
could not be reached for com
ment. Sigma Chi President, Dan
Three Music Students
Give Recital Wednesday
A recital was-given Wednesday
by three senior students of the
School of Music.
The students participating were:
Sheila Brown, violinist; Helen
Jean Utterback, soprano, and
Charles Elwell, trombonist.
Coffee Hour Planned
For Faculty, Assistants
A coffee hour for faculty mem
bers and graduate assistants will
be held Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.
in the Faculty Lounge of the
A charge of 15 cents will be
made for refreshments.
Cite Farm
In Seminar
lems is another thing," Ottoson
said, "If we had the answers, we
would be in Washington helping
Benson." Ottoson did suggest,
however, that income insurance
would possibly be the answer. A
member of the audience noted
that it would be extremely diffi
cult to determine the incomes and
take into consideration
the farmer's labor.
THE PROBLEM of abundance
of farm products is going to con
tinue, Ford showed, since there
is no sign that the population will
ever catch up with the advances
in agriculture.
Next week the topic will be
"Trade Verses Aid." Chairman
Lola Monia said "all students and
faculty are cordially invited."
Journalists Visit Ca
Press Association 1
president, and Bob ' Pinkerton,
Kappa Alpha Mu president.
NHSPA president, Mrs. Edith
Douthit of the University School
of Agriculture, extended .greet
ing from the National Associa
tion. HIGHLIGHT of. the. program
was the awarding of gold keys
by the Lincoln Star and Journal
in recognition of superior schol
arship of first year journalism
students. The recipients were:
Phyllis Hershberge-r, Marilyn
Mitchell, Marianne Hansen, Cyn
thia Henderson and Kay Nosky.
Competitive contests in jour
nalism will open Friday after
noon. Also on the afternoon pro
gram will be clinics, panels, and
demonstrations or case study by
an expert in the journalism field.
will be held Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Gamma Phi Beta, Kay Nosky,
is a Nebraskaa Copy Editor and
is a Gamma Alpha Chi pledge.
A North Platte sophomore she
is a member of the AWS board.
sophomore from Sioux City, la.,
is a Nebraskan Copy Editor end
is a Gamma Alpha Chi pledge.
She is a member of Delta Delta
Delta and Alpha Lambda Delta.
A Lincoln sophomore, Cynthia
Henderson, is a former Nebras
kan Copy Editor and is a Gamma
Alpha Chi pledge. She is
a member of Kappa. Kappa
Gamma and Alpha Lambda
Delta, AUF board and publicity
chairman of Coed Counselor
Friday, November 6, 1 953
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Pledge Action
Dunbar, said he considered tht
matter a past issue.
cludes withdrawal of social priv
ileges of the fraternity, accord
ing to Frank M. Hallgren, as
sistant dean of student affairs.
The fraternity will still be al
lowed to participate in activities
both as individuals and as a
group. Their rushing privileges
will not be revoked and they can
participate in events such at
Ivy Day and Homecoming.
They will not, however, be al
lowed house parties, formals or
fraternity functions connected
with the University.
Group To View
Campus Religion
The Religion in Life Retreat, a
proram to evaluate the place of
religion -on the University cam
pus, is scheduled to begin at
Camp Minis-kuya on the out
skirts of Lincoln Friday at 6 p.m.
The retreat, the first of its
kind at the University, is spon
sored by the Religion in Life
Committee in afc attempt to find
answers to such questions as:
what place does religion have in
organized houses on campus,
what should be done, and whether
the present program is adequate
or not, said Miss Jan Osborne,
YWCA director.
fraternities, sororities, Teligious
student groups, student pastors,
Lincoln ministers, student
leaders, and several faculty
members are planning to attend
and participate in the retreat.
Marv Friedman, committee sec
retary, reported that about 75
persons will attend, with most of
the students remaining t . the
camp Friday night.
The program will begin with a
mock trial based on Chad Walsh's
book, 'Campus Gods on Trial,"
and followed by group discussion.
Participating in the trial are San
dra Gadd, Charles Swan, Rocky
Yapp, Mary Friedman, Shirley
Langhus, Marv Green and Neala
O'Dell. In the mock trial the
students will represent material
ism, skepticism, scientism, lib
eralism, and communism and try
to picture the relationship of
these terms to the life of the
University student.
gram will begin with a short ad
dress by Rev. Rex Knowles. The
group will conclude its work
early Saturday afternoon.
Those attending the retreat wpl
meet in front of the Union at 5
p.m. Friday afternoon. Marv
Friedman said those attending
should bring warm clothes and
Alumnus R. Neale Copple, city
editor of the Lincoln Journal and
former University faculty mem
ber, will give the main address.
The banquet will he followed by
a variety program and dance.
At a luncheon Saturday noon,
winners of contests will receive
recognition. Eleanor Piper,
School of Agriculture student, will
be toastmistress.
The Grand Island Independent
trophy will be awarded to the
outstanding yearbook of 1953-54.
The Omaha World Herald wiU
present plaques to one mimeo
graphed newspaper and two
printed newspapers which were
judged outstanding during the
last school year.
James Morrison, assistant pro
fessor in the School of Journal
ism, e
Dr. Swindler, director of the
School of Journalism, commented
that the main thing that must be
stressed is that these students
who attend the" convention really
work hard to learn the specific
thing for which they came down.
HIGH SCHOOLS that will be
represented include:
Ainsworth, Albion, Bellevue, .
Brock, Chase County, College
View, Columbus, Creighton, Cu
Ludger at Creighton, Curtis, St.
Bona venture at Columbus, David
City, Fremont, St Patrick at
Fremont, Grand Island, Hasting!8'
Holdrege, Kearney, Li
Northeast, McCook, Kort'"
Neligh, Omaha Ben"'
North, Oinaha $'
Technical, St. Jo a
Orchard, Omahrf
ton, Scottsbluf."
cordia at ewt::
ton, Tecum
Wsverly, Wilb