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    The Case For John Dewey,'
First Of Two Opposite Views
See Page Two For Article
University Debate Teams Win
Honors During Weekend Trips
See Article On Page Four
Volume 54, No. 25
Tuesday, November 10, 1953
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The U n i v e r s ity Laboratory
Theater will present "Room
Service," a former Broadway hit
by John Murray and Allen Bor-
ettz, in Room 201 of the Temple
.Building, Tuesday and Wednes
day at 8 o'clock.
The production concerns the
Xrantic, humorous and finally
Show Sales
Special Stage
To Be Provided
Student ticket sales for "The
Caine Mutiny Courtmartial" to be
presented Thursday, Nov. 19, re
opened Monday.
Tickets are beine sold in the
Union ticket booth and in orga
nized houses by Union workers
The price for the special student
section is $1.25.
The student section will be lo
cated on the main floor of the
Coliseum, between sections sell
ing at three and four dollars to
the public. The seats will be
raised for a better view of the
extended stage for the production
will be aided by the Nebraska
Masquers working in co-ordination
with the Union.
This extended stage has" been
planned to increase visibility and
improve acoustics. It should help
to bring the audience closer to the
actor? and increase the feeling
of being an active part of the
play. This is especially desir
able m The Caine Mutiny Court
martial," as all through the firsv
set the audience sees the action
as if they were in the courtroom
during an actual trial.
"THE CAINE Mutiny" is an
adaptation by Herman Wouk from
the courtroom scene of his recent
novel of the same title, r ow in its
123rd week as a best seller. Slated
for Broadway in January, , the
production is considered by many
critics to be an outstanding hit.
The presentation is directed by
Dick Powell.
successful efforts of a group of
snow people to produce a play
with insufficient financial back
DIRECTING THE play is Bill
waiton, a senior in Teachers
College. Beverly Engelbrecht, a
sophomore in Arts and Sciences,
is the production manager.
Included in the cast are Chuck
Klasek, Margot Hunt, Marvin
Stromer, Amer Lincoln, Ron
Becker, Kay Barton, Kenneth
Clements, Jim Davis, James Bol-
mg, Kon Green, Gene Scranton,
Darrell Greenlee, Phillip Wein
gart and Dennis Knopik.
STAGE CREW members are
Costume crew: Marilyn Herse
and Mar j one Hooks.
Scenery crew: Joyce Fangman.
Jack Parns, Cynthia Lonsbor
ough and Gary Lucore.
Stage properties crew: Margot
Hunt, Janet Kauffman and June
Bachman. v
Hand properties crew: Carol
James, Nancy Pratt, Sue Rohr
baugh, Darlene Hooper and
Gene Scranton.
Make-up crew: Jim Davis and
Ron Breen.
Publicity: Beverly Engel
brecht, Margaret Rickel and
Charles Palmer.
No admission will be charged
Vocal Team
Wins Talent
Show Prize
Marilyn Kennedy, and Nick
Amos won the $10 first place prize
In the Union Talent Show Sunday
evening for their vocal duet of
selections from the Broadway
musical, "Kiss Me Kate."
"The Dreamers," a vocal trio
of Jan Boettcher, Phyllis Ma
loney and Dot Osborn, took sec
ond place with their version of
I Believe" and "I Got Rhythm."
A three piece combo, Chuck
Baker, Dick Glassford and Billie
Kroft, won third plice with their
interprets tion of "Chuck's
Dream" and "Blue Moon."
'EVENING AT Blue Note," the
annual Talent Show, attracted a
crowd of 600 students, the activi
ties office estimated. Hank Cech
was the master of ceremonies for
the show held in the Union Ball
room. The general entertainment com
mittee of the Union sponsored
the show which was under the
direction of Billie Croft, the com
mittee chairman.
Serving as judges for the talent
show were Wes Jensby, graduate
student in dramatics; Miss Mari
lyn Schultz, instructor in the
School of Music, and Miss Doro
thy Spear, director of food service.
Filings Open
Top Positions
Filings for YWCA president.
vice president, secretary, treas
urer, and district representative
opened Monday.
Sophomore or junior Y mem
bers with 5.5 averages may make
application for the positions in
the YWCA office in Ellen Smith
tee will draw a slate of two
nominees for each office except
vice president. The two nominees
for president will be president
and vice president according to
the number of votes they ' re
ceive in the spring elections.
: Shirley Hamilton, Norma Lo
throp, Phyllis Knerl, Elaine
Smithberger, Lois Anderson, and
Jessie Knowles, president of the
advisory board, will be voting
members of the nominating com
mittee. Non-voting members will
be Neala O'Dell, Barbara Raun
and Janice Osborn.
'N'Club Dinner Set
For Football Team
The "N" Club will sponsor a
dinner Thursday, Nov. 12, in the
Union as a sendoff for the foot'
ball team before their homeconv
ing trial.
Ellsworth DuTeau, president of
the Alumni Association, and
Adna Dobson, alumni "N" Club
president, will speak on "The
Cornhusker Tradition." Plans are
being made for Bobby Shantz,
Philadelphia A pitcher, to attend
the dinner.
Rounding out the program will
be a vocal trio composed of Jan
Boettcher, Dot Osborne, and
Phyllis Malony. Former N-Men
Bill Day and Clair Swanson will
also g've entertainment.
several comic sport movies
will be shown preceding the din
ner, from 6 to 7 p.m.
Cornhusker Pictures
Individual picture deadline for
the Cornhusker has been ex
tended until Dec, 1.
Pictures are being taken at
the Edholm-Blomgren studio.
Any student who has not made
an appointment, or was unable
to have it taken with an organ
ized house may make an ap-
.pointment at the Cornhusker of
Winning Coli-Agri Skit
Members of the 4-H Club night skit competition. Pic
held the "winning hand" in tured above jfrom left to right
the annual Coll-Agri Fun are: Janet Kuska, Sheryl
Hill, Marlene Hutchinson,
Virginia Golus, Alice Keller,
Bob Aue and Jim Dunn.
(Cornhusker photo)
Club Wins Honors
f Coll-Agri Fun Wight
Alpha Gamma Rho, Love Hall
Awarded Honorable Mention
Honorary Commandant
Finalists Announced
Coeds To Appear On TV Show
Barbara Adams, Barbara Bell,
Sue Brownlee, Donna Folmer,
Cynthia Holyoke and Mary Jane
Wier are the finalists for Hon
orary Commandant of the Can
diate Officers Association.
One of the six will reign at
the Military Ball Dec. 4. Paul
Neighbors orchestra will be featured.
Prints On Display
. A display of 75 Latin-American
prints and a coffee hour will
be held in the main lounge of
the Union Tuesday from 4 to
6 p.m.
The exhibit comprises prints
from IS South and Central
American countries. They are
primarily woodcuts, whi" are
a common art medium in atin
Elaine Hess, chairman of the
Union house and office commit
tee, said that the Union is spon
soring the coffee at this time
so that all foreign students at
tending the International
Friendship banquet may see the
Candidate's qualifications are:
Barbara Adams, Pi Beta Phi,
Cornhusker editor, Mortar Board,
of North Platte; Barbara Bell,
Kappa Kappa Gamma Corn
husker associate editor, Mortar
Board, of Lincoln; Sue Brown
lee, Delta Gamma, AwS Board,
Mortar Board, of Omaha.
Donna Folmer, Alpha Chi
Omega, Coed Counselor, of Lin
coln; Cynthia Holyoke, Kappa
Alpha Theta, WAA, Red Cross,
of Pasadena, Calif., and Mary
Jane Wier, social chairman of
Alpha Phi, of Sioux City, Iowa.
Finalists willbe presented by
Miller and Paine on KFOR-TV
at 8 p.m. Wednesday. This is a
half-hour program featuring
LAST YEAR'S finalists were
were Joanne Louden, Joan Han
son, Artie Wescott, Jeanne Vicrk,
Adele Cornell and Julie Johnson.
Joan Hanson was chosen Honor
ary Comrtiandant.
Electiori for the Honorary
Commandant of 1953 will be
held tha'week after Homecoming
by the! CO A. All sophomores,
juniors and seniors in NROTC
or Advanced- Air and Army
ROTC are eligible lo vote.
University 4-H Club took all
the top honors at the annual
Coll-Agri-Fun night Friday as
they took first place in the skit
division and curtain acts.
"Alice in Aggie Land" was the
prize winning skit and "Twirls
and Whirls" was awarded $10
for the top curtain act.
Nearly 300 persons attended
the annual fun night.
skits was awarded to Alpha
Gamma Rho's presentation of
Agnet" and Love Hall's "Coffee
Tales For Two."
In the curtain act competition
guitar duet by Marjone and
Georee Rolofson received hon
orable mention.
Don Lees was emcee. Cha-
perones were Mr. and Mrs. How
ard Ottoson, Mr. and Mrs. Avis
Kristenson, Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Dowe and Mr. and Mrs. John
Sulek. Miss. Kate Field and Walt
Spilker were judges.
Members of the Coll-Agri-Fun
Board are: Del Merritt, Evelyn
Lauritxen, Al Bell, Ginny
Barnes, Dale Olson and Lois
skit presented by Love Hall fea
tured an alumni mother and
co-ed daughter comparing their
college days.
Following this, Jim Dunn
played several tunes on the uke-
The winning skit, "Alice In
Aggie Land," was then pre
sented by the University 4-H
Club. It illustrated the way a
deck of cards had to take the
back seat to other campus activi
ties, especially studying.
Home Ec Club followed with
"Hetty's Kitchen Clatter" por
traying a picturesque view of the
THE SKIT presented by Farm
House, "Ag to Eternity," was a
satire of college life in 2053 A.D.
The next curtain act was a
guitar duet by Marjorie and
George Rolofson. I
Sulking figures and "goodie"
smugglers adorned the stage as
Alpha Gamma Rho presented
"TWIRLS AND Whirls," was
literally a "sparkling" perform
ance as Patsy Woodman pre
sented the 4-H Club curtain act.
The prize-winning act featured a
lighted baton.
Loomis Hall enacted their idea
of "The Man From Mars."
Final presentation of the eve
ning was a skit by the Ag YM
YW. The skit centered around
a barn dance program, featuring
testimonials and sales talk.
Leave Today
For Seminar
Twenty-six students will leave
for the United Nations Seminar
in New York City tl-2 pan. Tues
day rrom the Union.
University students include
Jean Davis, Anne Thompson, Kay
tJurcum, Naomi George, Ruth
Ellen Sorensen. Marilyn Roddv.
John G. Wirsig, Patricia Graham
and Cynthia Henderson.
Terry Bullock of Northwest
Missouri State College and Mar
garet Coffey of Hastings College
will attend.
Kearney State Teachers College
making the trip are: Margaret
Briggs, Doris Thompson and Ros
ella Campbell.
Louise Stone, Jackie James.
Doris Miller, Margaret Berger,
Beverly Ellis. Erin Murphy.
Marilyn Linton, JoAnn Vrana,
Carolyn Rudd, Marilyn Wagner,
Mary Lou Mahlin and Jan Pit
caithley are from Nebraska Wes
leyan University.
Clinton' B. Gass, Nebraska
Wesleyan University, and Janice
Osburn, YWCA director at . the
University are chaperones.
Nu-Meds To Meet
A lecture "The Practice of Ur
ology" will be the high point of
a Nu-Med meeting to be held
Wednesday in Love Library Au
ditorium at 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Horace Munger will make
the lecture.
NU Panhell
National Award
Initially Given
A National Panhellenic award
has been presented to the Uni
versity Panhellenic for outstand
ing constructive leadership in
campus affairs, Miss Helen Sny
der, assistant dean of women,
announced Monday.
The Leland Award, presented
this year for the first time, was
awarded on the basis of the part
Panhellenic has played on cam
pus in scholarship, leadership,
citizenship, cooperation, philan
thropy and good living stand
ards. THE CUP, a traveling award
which Panhellenic will keep for
two years, was awarded to the
University by the National Pan
hellenic Conference, which met
in Pasadena, Calif.
Examples of Panhellenic activ
ities were submitted to the Na
tional Committee on Awards to
be judged with entries from col
leges and universities all over
the United States. Following are
a few of the University Pan
hellenic activities:
THE ALL-sorority average is
the highest group average of
campus scholarship.
Panhellenic participated in a
student health program for the
inspection of campus kitchens
and training of food handlers.
It sponsors a two-year schol
arship for foreign students.
The Panhellenic workshop
promotes extensive intersorority
Panhellenic took an official
stand against block voting on
campus, and sponsored a stand
against ticket voting.
Hands Around The World Theme
For Annual RWC, NUCWA Banquet
The annual International
Friendship Dinner will be held
Tuesday at 6 p,m. in the Union
Any student wishing to take
a foreign student may contact
Nita Helmstadter at 2-8096 by
1 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets are 90
"THIS IS one of the best ways
for Americans to show their
good will to the foreign stu
dents. No one should miss the
opportunity to learn about other
people," stated Dean (jeorge ko
senlof, the unofficial foreign stu
dent advisor.
Dean Rosenlof will bring three
guests from the National Com
mittee for Foreign Students to
the dinner,
Tim Nelson will act as master
of ceremonies for the after-din-ner
program and will extend
Invitations Available
Foreign students who have
not yet received their invitations
to the Friendship Dinner should
see Dr. G. W. Rosenlof or Miss
Cypreansen or report to the
Union at 5:45 p.m. to obtain their
Dr. Rosenlof may be con
tacted in the Administration
Building Room 103 and Miss
Cypreansen in Room 102 Temple
Dr. Rosenlof said many foreign
students had not been sent in
vitations for the dinner, but they
were all invited and urged to
"In these cases, trip reason
they have not received official
notice of the riinnpr is wr Hnn't
have their addresses and tele
phone numbers," he said.
The Outside World
Demos Mitchell Challenges
Government On White Issue
Calls For Grand Jury Investigation Of Charges
greetings to all the euests for
the official sponsoring groups.
Over 250 students, faculty mem
bers, and guests are expected,
but more may come, if they con
tact Miss Helmstadter in suf
ficient time.
Janet Steffen, chairman of the
new Student Council committee
for foreign students, will explain
what the committee was set up
to do and what it has accom
plished thus far.
THE DINNER is sponsored
jointly by the Religious Welfare
Council and NUCWA. Jim Col
lins, president of NUCWA will
give an outline of the organiza
tion's activities for the coming
Featured on the program will
be Hans Steffen and 'Rosmarie
Hill, both foreign students from
Germany, who will sing native
German songs.
Following the German songs,
Inge Feldhahn will give a talk
on the opportunities for foreign
students on the University cam
pus with relation to getting jobs
and working in this country after
in the United States, but was
caught in Germany when the
war broke out and went to grade
school and high school there.
She then returned to the United
States and entered the Univer
sity. Since her graduation, she has
worked as a clinical pathologist
at Bryan Memorial Hospital in
The theme for this year's din
ner will be "Hands Around the
HC Policy
Displays To Be
On 'Equal Basis'
Innocents Society in a letter
to organized houses clarified th
policy which will be used con
cerning expenses for Homecom
ing displays.
The letter reads:
"As was stated in previous let
ter, all materials and equipment
used will be evaluated and
counted in on the $100 limit.
This includes equipment pur
chased by the house, owned by
the house, or loaned to the house.
Materials will include lumber,
paint, paper, and rental value,
of motors, lighting, and all ther
equipment used.
"AN ITEMIZED account of all
materials must be submitted to
the Innocents Society mailbox,
Union, by 5 p.m., Wednesday.
"An evalution committee will
check all material and equip
ment Friday. All material must
be outside by 3 p.m. in order
to be evaluated. The commit
tee will use the expense account
submitted by the house, and will
include any additions on it.
evaluation surpassing the $100
limit will be disqualified.
"This plan is being used in
order to make Homecoming dis
plays on a more equal basis, and
therefore fairer to all organiza
tions concerned."
This year 30 houses have re
ceived approval in themes sub
mitted to the Innocents Society.
The traffic route past houses
with displays will be released
by the route committee later this
The Eisenhower administra
tion has been challenged by Ste
phen A. Mitchell, Democratic
national chairman, to allow a
grand jury investigation of
charges that former President
Truman promoted Harry Dexter
White in the face of FBI reports
that White was a Soviet spy.
White appeared before the
House Un-American Activities
Committee and denied that he
was a member of an "elite"
group In the Communist appa
ratus. A week later he died.
The Democratic chairman said
the whole thing looked to him
like the administration, in an
attempted "classic political man-1 Geroge Arnold and Irving Mark
euver," is switching over tolheim.
Republicans Watch
The election in the 24th dis
trict of California is being
watched by both Republicans
and Democrats.
The Republicans look upon
the 24th district election as a
potential vote of confidence in
the Eisenhower administration.
The Republican candidates are
Glenard P. Lipscomb and John
L E. Eollier. The two running
on the Democratic ticket are
Religious Retreat Features
Student Discussions, Skit
The University Religious Wel
fare Council met Friday and
Saturday at Camp Minis-Kuya
for a religious retreat.
The program is designed, as
Janice Osborn said, to "get the
students not to listen to a group
of speakers but to get together
themselves, perhaps in discus
sion groups, and discuss theif
campu3 religious problems."
Friday evening a skit based
on the book "Campus Gods on
Trial" by Chad Walsh wa3 put
on by six University students,
Rocky Yapp, Neala O'Dell, Shir
ley Langhus, Chuck Swan, Marv
Green and Marv Friedman. The
half-hour courtroom scene fea
tured college student f-n trial
for forshipping several different
gods. ,
TOO MANY things to do and
too little time to do it in contri
buted to the present situation in
which Christ has been overshad
owed by other seemingly more
important aspects of college life
at the University.
Seeking to discuss this prob
lem fully, and not to gain a pos
itive conclusion, the group broke
into bull sessions led by Jan
Osborne," University YW ad
viser, Dick Mutt, pastor of the
LSA Snyod, and Rex Knowles,
Presbyterian pastor.
Twenty-seven of there inter
faith fellowship groups have
been formed spontaneously. A
representative from each group
will meet within the next two
weeks to plan a more unified
Foltz To Present Program
David Foltz, chairman of the
Department of Music will pre
sent a program to the alumna
chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota
at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Thimayya And Reds
Lt. Gen. K. S. Thimayya of
India, chairman of the Neutral
Nations Repatriation Commis
sion, will meet with the Com
munist leaders in an effort to
resume the stalled prisoner of
war explanation program. Thi
mayya said that the explana
tions are paralyzed because of
stubbornness of both the Com
munists and the prisoners.
Ibn Saud Dies
King Ibn Saud of Saudia
Arabia, the world's richest and
most powerful monarch, died
Monday, leaving the throne to
the eldest of his 40 sons, Crown
Prince Emir Saud.
The crippled, one-eyed king
was stricken with angina pec
toris on Oct. 9. He was a six
foot, four inch giant of a man
in his prime but had been crip
pled by arthritis in recent years.
Mossadegh Trial
Ex-Dictator Mohammed Mos
sadegh stormed and made fiery
speeches on the second day of
the trial for his life. The 75-year-old
former premier of Iran
told the court he would not ap
peal any sentence the t court
would render. .
Mossadegh is being tried on
the charges that he tried to
overthrow the monarchy, defied
the Shah and illegally dissolved
the Majlis (the lower house of
Parliament). He claims that the
military court is not competent
to try him on these charges. He
blames the British for the woes
of the Iranians.
Simmons To Address
Second PBK Banquet
Robert G. Simmons, chief Jus
tice of Nebraska state supreme
court, will speak at a meeting
and banquet of Phi Beta Kappa,
Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in the
Justice Simmons, who return
ed Sept. 15 from the second
of his recent assignments on be
half of the U. S. government in
the southeastern Asiatic coun
tries, will relate his experiments
to the one hundred members and
friends expected to attend the
SDX To Discuss Plans
For Convention Tuesday
Sigma Delta Chi, men's pro
fessional journalism fraternity,
will meet noon Tuesday in Par
lors ABC, Union.
Final plans for a national con
vention trip will be discussed
after the luncheon.
Ag Fraternity
Joins National
Gamma chapter of Alphi
Gamma Sigma, national agricul
tural fraternity, was formally
initiated into the" national fra
ternal organization Saturday.
The Nebraska chapter is th
third to be accepted into th
national fraternity. Other chap
ters are at Columbia in Missouri
and Ohio State College at Colum
bus. The fraternity was first
started in 1922.
The Nebraska chapter first
organized in March, 1953, as
the Gamma Club and moved into
their house at 3256 Holdrege
this fall.
THE FORMAL installation was
conducted by National Presi
dent Elnar Kiehl of Missouri
and he was assisted by the Na
tional Secretary, Charles Haas.
Don Warner, alumnus from Mis
souri, is faculty adviser for the
chapter. Eleven members of th
Missouri chapter and two from
Ohio State attended the instal
lation. Cap Dierks is president of the
Nebraska chapter. Other officers
are Dick Easkra, vice-president;
Jerry Jensen, recording secre
tary; Dale Van Vleck, treasurer;
Jack Stammer, corres ponding
secretary; Maurice Norton, chap
lain; Boyd Stuhr, warden; Al
Bell, pledge chairman; Lloyd
Lathrop, chorister; Don Lees,
social chairman, and Charles
Watson, athletic chairman.
Eberspacher, Dale Filkins, Don
Fitz, Carroll French, Vern Ja
cobmeier, Art KuhL Phil Miller,
Lee Nielsen, Norman Reed, Don
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Football Team Names
Ledingham New Queen
Honor Thrills'
Pigskin Beauty
Sandra Jean Ledingham has
been chosen Pigskin Queen of
1953 by the Nebraska football
Miss Ledingham, a brown-eyed
brunette from Lyman, Neb., is a
sophomore in Teacher's College.
She is a member of Alpha Phi
sorority. The new queen is 5
feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 123
pounds with measurements of
team, she said she was "thrilled
and very much Impressed to be
chosen for the honor." Members
of the team said they felt they
had made an excellent selec
tion. Miss Ledingham was a Corn
husker beauty queen finalist last