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'Newscapers' To Feature 5 Skits, 3 Curtain Acts.
Presentation Of TNC, 12 Beauty , Queen Finalists
uuiian imzeiman, Ann Lindley,
'NewscaDers." 1954 rneH nva
lies production, will be presented
Monday and Tuesday at 7:30
p.m. at the Nebraska Theater.
Five skits, three curtain acts,
and six traveler acts will be pre
sented each night. Skits and skit
masters are Pi Beta Phi, "Emma
Solves a Dilemma." Marilvn
Bourck; Sigma Delta Tau, "Alice
in Newspaperland," Mickey Rab-
mer; Delta Gamma, "Hanna Hits
Savannah," Jane Berguist; Chi
Omega, "Madame Flutterby,"
Kathy O'Donnell, and Gamma
Phi Beta, "Emancipation Rocks
the Nation," Jerrie Langlett.
CURTAIN ACTS are Alpha Phi,
"Syncopated Sentinels," Barbara
Dunn; Kappa Alpha Theta, "Gad
What an Ad." Marv Kav Beach
ler; Kappa Kappa Gamma, "Cel
estrial Tribunal," Mary Janet
Reed and Pat Loder.
Traveler acts which will be
presented Monday are "Beauty
Shoppe Quartet," Kathleen Wil
son, Mary Lou Beerman, Carolyn
Roxberg, Andy Chronopolous ;
"Drums and Piano," Billee Croft
and Carole Unterseher; "Mar
imba Solo," Shirley McPeck. '
OTHER MONDAY night acts
re "Piano Solo," Marilyn An
derson; "Kentucky Derby Win
ner," Nancy Kiely, and "Uncle
Tom's Cabin" with Barbara
Flanagan, Carolyn Goetz. Mary ond
Kay Beachler, Susan Stoehr, ' Finalists
Ann Miner, Kiley Sprague, Kathy
jverr ana v:yntnia Noble.
Tuesday night traveller acts
will be "Voice and Piano Duet,"
Lynn Holland and Carole Unter
seher; "Charleston Tap," Leigh
Cartwright; "Lullaby of Broad
way," Janet Boettcher, Phyllis
Malony, Dorothy Osborn; "Hu
morous Reading," Ann Launer;
"The Tango," Elaine Hess.
IN ADDITION to the variety!
acts, me xypicai Nebraska Coed
will be announced for the first
time Monday night, and the other
19 finalists will be presented.
Connie Clark Karges, Alpha Chi
Omega, was TNC winner last
Awards will be made to the
winning skit and curtain act on
Tuesday. The winning curtain
act will be presented with an en
graved plaque. Possession of the
travelling cup will be given to
the winning skit. If a house cap
tures the cup three years in a
row, they retain possession of
Delta Gamma has been the
winner the last two years
OTHER WINNERS last vear
were Kappa Kappa Gamma, sec
ond, and Alpha Xi Delta, third.
Curtain act winners were Pi Beta
Phi, first, and Kappa Delta, sec-
f o r Cornhusker
Beauty Queen will be presented
at tne ioines both nights.
Judges for this year's program
will be Shirley Chapman, Union
activities director; Dudley Ash
ton, professor of physical edu
cation; Nathan Blumberg, assist
ant professor of Journalism, and
Dale Gantz, assistant professor
of voice. They will judge both
the skits and the curtain acts.
TRAVELLER ACTS will he
judged by Earl Jenkins, voice
instructor, and Dr. Grace Meeker.
visiting professor of speech and
The doors will be open ap
proximately half an hour before
the performance. Tickets, which
are 80 cents, will be sold at the
door, if any seats are available.
Volume 54, No. 58
Friday, February 26, 1 954
Barth To Speak At First Presentation March 11, 12
JAnnHiAH.;i . . ... . ... .... J
Ten departmental convocations
have been planned for March,
April and May. David Dow, pro
fessor of law, said that the con
vocations committee is attempt
ing to schedule at least one
The convocation policy, accord
ing to Dow, has been that the
committee supplies financial
Student Council Postpones
Motion Made Wednesday
Junior Senior Class Constitution Waits Approval
Gene Kemper To Discuss
NU Athletic Situation
Sigma Delta Chi To Hear Publisher
Gene Kemper, publisher of the
Alliance Times-Herald, will dis
cuss the University athletic pro
gram at a public meeting of
Sigma Delta Chi, professional
The meeting will be held Satur
day at 6:45 p.m. in Union Room
316 following initiation of new
Sigma Delta Chi members at 4
p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Eight
undergraduates and several grad
uates will be initiated.
KEMPER HAS hurled several
charges concerning the athletic
situation, at the University. He
Scholarship agreements -with
athletes are an obligation to the
The Omaha World Herald was
shown preference in the distnbu-
tion of free press tickets to the
Regents failed to give 44 foot
ball players a proper hearing
after the players signed a peti
tion against Coach Bill Glassford
Football ret profits of $200,000
nnually indicate that there is no
need for the "slush " fund of 529,
100 raised by alumni and friends
Assistant coaches who left
school were not questioned during
tne Glassford issue.
Novocain was improperly ad
ministered to enable injured play
ers to compete in games,
A motion to disapprove
Junior-Senior Class Counci
constitution which would enlarge
me council to include sonho
more and freshman class officers
was tabled at a Student Council
unaer me constitution, mem
bership of the Class Council
would include four officers
each class and six hold-over
members from the previous vear
Total membership of the Council'
would be 22,
The constitution also specifies
tnat at the first election the
treasurer and vice-president
must be women and the other
two offices be held by men. On
alternate years the offices would
submitted to the Student Council
ret). 3 and himsH mroi- tn ti
iv,p npMmcTnv j . Judiciary committee, headed by
LYLE DENNISTON, president Eldon Park. Park rUm-t that
the committee did not nnnrnve
the constitution because the pur-
of the local chapter, said that
Kemper will use "official letters"
ATtniTchanc John Sellec tLl SL stitut?
plans to send a stenographer to
tne meeting to take official notes.
The eight undergraduates who
will be initiated are: Burton
Mann, Don Walton, Marshall
Kushner, Al Remmenga, Glenn
for the council were not specific
enough to show that future offi
cers would be doing anything
more than previous officers.
The Junior-Senior Class Coun
cil or last year submitted a con
KOLN To Present
Series On Authors
Authors of the Ages, a pres
entation of the radio division of
the speech department, will be
broadcast second semester -over
Radio Station KOLN every Thurs
day at 9:30 p.m.
Underlying philosophy of the
broadcasts is to present good lit
erature of the type that is nor
mally not heard on radio, accord
ing to Paul Schupbach, acting di
rector of radio. Thursday's pro
duction was "The Ugliest Man in
the World," by Arch Oboler. The
chow was directed by Norman
Francis, assisted by Allan Ken
Next Thursday evening "The
Connecticut Yankee in King Ar
thur s Court, by Mark Twain
will be presented. Jack Hale has
been selected as program direc
tor. , Degree Applications
All students expecting to re
reive bachelor degrees, advanced
degrees or teaching certificates
at the end of the semester must
make their application by
Floyd Hoover, director of reg
istration and records, announced
the applications should be made
at the senior checking office in
Room B-9 of Administration
Building, between 9 a.m. and 4
p.m. Monday through Friday, or
from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturdays.
Nelson, Louis Schoea, ' Donald fitution which was approved by
uie oiuaent council but turned
down by the faculty sub-committee,
on the grounds that the
method of choosing officers was
unrepresentative of the classes.
ihe Council then advised place
officers to work on s new in
stitution with representation
based on colleges. The Council
set a deadline of Jan. 1, at which
ume tne class council would
automatically be disbanded if no
constitution was presented.
a iic ueaanne was later e-ir
tended to the beginning of se-
uu semester classes,
rAKK IWOVFT th ct,.j i
by acting Chancellor John K. Council
cnn.i, i. . u i , ..S- "c wiiouiuuua
ucu " jciici Hum me cum- ior tne following reasons
manaing general oi tne Fifth 1 Tho
tduun is innpTinito
The letter also stated that no tu.j
final decision has been made as ce "SaS.
io now grauuaies win De called mentation r. -t J .
to active dutv. As so u h me.naaons of the Council and is
cision is reached, the informa
tion will be submitted to the
Hilkemeer and Charles Beal.
Kemper is one of the University
graduates being initiated.
Army To Give
To NU Seniors
Commissions in the Army Re
serve will be granted to all stu
dents graduating this year from
the Army ROTC program.
lnis information was received
of all seg-
ments of the class.
3. Rotation Of Officers mioht
prohibit the best student fmm
attaining a specific office.
PRESENT AT the meeting
were Ted James, president of the
senior class: Jim Collins. vi
Approximately 140 junior President f the senior class, and
ROTC Camp Sites
Revealed By Army
ROTC Army students will at
tend 1954 summer camn for a six
week period between June 19
and July 30.
The Infantry will be sent to
Fort Lewis, Washington; Mili
tary Police Corps to Camp Gor
don, Georgia; Corps of Engineers
to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri;
Military Intelligence to Fort
Riley, Kansas, and Field Artil
lery to Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
The Medical Service Corns
will be sent to Fort Sam Hous
ton, Texas and Ordnance Corps
to Aberdeen Proving Ground.
tiiii uevrles, vice-president
the junior class.
James said the
designed to give a generalized
picture and that exact duties
would be handled in by-laws,
Ihe main purpose, he said
would be to create a class spirit
wnnin each class. Officers of
each class, he said, would work
to promote publicity for the activ-
ities of students within each class.
OTHER ACTIVITIES of the of
ficers would be to sponsor a fresh-
man-sophomore tug of war. class
parties, a Senior Week, sale of
iresnman Deanies and sale of an
nouncements, caps and gowns.
HE POINTED out that a Senior
week has been considered bv stn.
dents before, but that funds have
not Deen available to snonsnr nne
He said, however, that by selline
caps and gowns in addition to an
nouncements, the funds could be
He said that the class officers
had worked with James Pittentrer
Alumni Association secretary, in
forming the constitution.
Pittenger. James said, endorsed
the idea because it would
strengthen the alumni work. A
class spirit would make it easier
to arrange for class reunions.
THE COUNCIL decided to post
pone action on constitution until
members could learn more about
If the Council does not approve
the constitution at the nevt meet
ing, the class officers wiU still he
able to submit a second constitu
However, if an election of class
officers is to take place this
spring, the council will have to
pass the constitution in time to
aiiow the constitution to be sub
mitted to the faculty sub-committee
and for class officers to set
up tne machinery for the election.
Even if this is not accomplished
in irnie ior snrine elections. rise
officers can carry on the work
on a constitution during the next
PARK ALSO reported that tv.
iacuity siiL-committee approved
uie constitutions or the University
Council on Religion and of Alpha
Phi chapter of Gamma Theta Up-
The committee on student wares
reported that they had talked to
uean oi student Affairs J. P. Col
bert about student emnlnnnent
Colbert said that a new system of
aiuuent employment is being de
veloped which will include central
office for men's and women's em
ployment, student loans and schol-
Ihe system, which will be in
operation by next fall, will also
include a more complete file nt
employers and a better place
ment of qualified students.
Ihe council voted not to distrib
ute questionnaires to determine
student wishes for council action.
Bill Cannon, Interfra t e r n i t y
Council, representative, submitted
a letter of resignation because of
backing and initiative while the
departments select and invite
the speakers. If the committee
considers the selected speaker
important, he is asked to give
a puDiic lecture.
ALAN BARTH, editorial writer
for the Washington Post, will be
tne speaKer at tne first convoca
tion, which will be held March
11 and 12. He was invited by
tne journalism department,
Dr. H. A. Rusk will be the
speaker for a medical depart
ment convocation March 12. Dr,
Rusk is the director of the re
habilitation Institute in New
York and associate editor of the
New York Times. He will sneak
on meaicai rehabilitation,
The department of economics
nas invited H. W. Hueeev to
Names Policy Backed
Committee Advocates Publicity Ban
rriu- T t : i . u.. t ,
me umveiMiy iacuity, repre
sented by a special committee,
announced that it will continue
the policy of not releasing the
names of men contacted by the
Regents in regard to the chancel
lorship during the period of pre
The faculty stands with the
Board of Regents on this issue.
"Such publicity does not aid in
obtaining the interest of a maxi
mum number of good men, and
only makes more, difficult the
task of selection," the statement
in, uuflumriM was ap
pointed last spring by the Uni
versity senate to make recom
mendations concerning persons
the Regents are considering for
tne office of chancellor.
The committee's statement is
"The special committee of the
faculty appointed by the Uni
Coeas May Apply
For WAA Posts
Filings for the Women's Ath
letic Association council and
board will be accepted Monday
through March 10 in the WAA
Council positions are open for
assistant intramural coordinator
and officials chairman. Applica
tions may be obtained in the
Interviews will be held March
15 and 16 from 5 to 6 p.m. Ap
plicants will be judged on the
basis of interviews, interest and
previous work in WAA.
versity senate on invitation of
the Regents to, cooperate with
them in their task of selecting a
chancellor agrees with the Re
gents that their initial inquiry
into the fitness of persons under
consideration for the chancellor
ship should be conducted with
"IT IS the committee's opinion
that such publicity does not aid
in obtaining the interest of a
maximum number of good men,
and, as a practical matter, only
makes the task of selection more
"We will continue to cooper
ate with the Board of Regents.
We have already screened a
large number of names and are
continuing this work. Some of
these persons have been recom
mended to the Board .of Regents
while others, in our opinion, do
not fulfill the qualifications
needed for the chancellorship.
"WE ARE aware the Board is
now engaged in arranging meet
ings with men recommended to
it by the committee. The com
mittee believes these meeting
should proceed unhampered by
Members of the committee are
M. Hicks, committee chair
man, ana chairman of the de
partment of business oreaniza
tion and manaeement: I tvt a
Basoco, professor of mathematirc
ana chairman of the department
marvei u. uaKer, professor of
animal nusbandry: Nile A Ear,
nard, professor of mechanical
engineering; Dr.D. A. Worcester,
fiuiessur oi eaucationai nsvchni.
ogy, ana David Dow, professor
PoliSci Essay Contest Offers
$100 Prize To Undergraduate
One hundred dollars will be test.
awarded to the undergraduate
student who submits the best
essay or research paper on a po
litical science subject, in the na
uonai vi sigma Alpha essay con
The Union Candelite Room
will be open for dancing Satur
day from 8:30 to 12 p.m. Snacks
will be served.
There will be no cover charge.
Midwest Debate, Discussion
Conference To Open Today
rorry-aix Colleges, Universities From Nine States
io Participate In Annual Two-Day Speech Contest
The Outside World
By WILLIE DESCH
Aid Granted To Pakistan
WASHINGTON Military aid will be granted to Pakistan to
neip secure "stability and strength" in the Middle East, announced
President Eisenhower. Issued at the same time as the announce
ment was a letter to Prime Minister Nehru of India to assure him
that the military grant does not affect the friendship this country
has for India.
The decision requires no Congressional sanction and was
taken under authority granted by the foreign aid law.
Indian officials have been critical of the idea of giving
military aid to Pakistan because of fear that this part of Asia
would become more powerful. Aid would be to India's disad
vantage. A mission will be sent to Pakistan to determine the needs of
the country. Turkev and Pakistan have announced their intention
to study ways of achieving close cooperation toward strengthening Kiluo '
"v ocv.mn.jr. nicy nave bisu asitea ior military assistance.
BEIRUT, LEBANON Gen. Mohamed Naguib was ousted from his
position as president-premier of Egypt on charges that he was
trying to pull the country "back to absolute dictatorship." Lt.
Col. Gamal Abdel Nasser was named by Egypt's ruling revolu
tionary council as the new premier. Nasser was the driving
force behind the army that tumbled King Farouk from the throne
19 months ago.
Radio Aleppo said a large section of the Syrian army had
revolted against Shishekly, President of Syria. An unconfirmed
report claimed that Shishekly had been overthrown. However,
broadcasts from Damascus, Syrian capital, made no mention of
any kind of trouble.
Medical Code Of Ethics
LINCOLN In an attempt to prevent unethical fee splitting, a
national problem, from gaining any foothold here, Lincoln General
Lospital plans to adopt a code of ethics. It will require each staff
member to make his financial books available to a certified public
accountant representing the medical staff for the purpose of
proving his adherence to the code. Other Lincoln hospitals are
seriously considering taking the sama measures.
Forty-six colleires and linivprci.
ties from nine Midwestern states
Will send Students to the Tntorrnl,
legiate Debate and Discussion
conference at the University Fri.
day and Saturday.
Included in the tournament will
De events In debate, discussion,
extemporaneous speakintr. ori
inal oratory and radio-newscast-
ing. Donald O. Olson, assistant
proiessor or speech and dramatic
art, will pe In charge of the conference.
SUBJECT for debate is "Re
solved: That the United States
should adopt a policy of free
trade." Discussion topic will be
How can present procedures and
practices of Congressional in
vestigation committees be im
University debators will be:
Dale Johnson, Wayne Johnson.
Paul Laase, Jack Rogers, Charles
Kiffin, Kenneth Philbrick and
Homer Kenison. Allan Overcash.
Charles Klasek, Norman' Alex
ander, Jerry Igou, Shirley Mc-
Paul Scheele, James
Placke, Jere McGaffey. Richard
Fellman, Sharon Mangold, San
dra Reimers, Earnest Enke, Bev
erly Deepe, Gary Widman and
Viennese Theme Chosen
For German Club Meet
Viennese " Life" has been
chosen as the theme of the Ger
man Club meeting to be held
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Union
Mrs. Enid Miller, who spent
three years as chief librarian at
the United States military port
in Vienna, will give her impres
sions of life in Vienna and will
An instrumental trio composed
of Charles Wright, Hanna Rosen
berg and Walter Carlson will
play Viennese waltzes.
Representing speech 110 course,
the following will take part in
discussion events: Patricia Lo
der, Lorraine Coryell, Robert
Spearman, Dave Chapman, Allan
Kenyon, Cecilia Koehnke, Mary
Jane Mapes, Jack Hale, A. R. Mc
Candless, Marilyn Bourck, Ingrid
Sweere, Orval Weyers, Leigh
Cartwright and Henry Gibson.
NEBRASKA COLLEGES and
universities attending the confer
ence include Creignton Univer
sity, Doane, Hastings and Mid
land Colleges, Nebraska State
college at Kearney, Nebraska
wesieyan and Omaha University,
01 J TIL'
iuiuiciuu, xjxuiuis, lowa, Kansas
Minnesota. Missouri. South Da.
kota and Texas will send repre
sentatives to tne conference,
Twenty-six entries have "been
received for participation in the
radio-newscasting event, accord
ing to Paul Schupkach, acting di
rector oi raaio. representing the
University will be Dave Chapman
ana jacK Hale.
Pat Loder presents flowers to
Miss Agnes Moorehead for
Nebraska Masquers, dramatic
honorary. ,The presentation
was made after the first per
formance of "That Fabulous
Redhead" Tuesday. Miss
Moorehead's appearance in
Lincoln was sponsored by the
Students do not have to he a
member of Pi Sigma Alpha to be
eugiDie ior tne competition.
RULES FOR the contest re
quire that the essays be from
3,000 to 6,000 words, that three
typewritten copies be furnished,
the full name and address of the
author be indicated and that the
essays be submitted to the fac
ulty advisor of the local chap
ter of Pi Sigma Alpha, political
The faculty advisor in con
sultation with other members of
the teaching staff will chnnse
the best essays prepared locally
and forward them for consider
ation to the national contest.
EACH LOCAL chanter mav
submit two essays to the national
headquarters. Deadline for mail
ing entries to the national office
is May 1. 1
speak at a convocation March 29
and 30. Huegey is an instructor
at the University of Illinois. He
is especially interested in the
credit field of economics and has
worked with the national govern
ment in connection with , this
field. The title of his lecture will
be "Marketing Policy."
Paul Sears, director of School
of Conservation at Yale Univer
sity, will be the speaker at a
botany department convocation
April 5, 6 and 7. Sears received
University in 1915. From 1919
to 1927 he was an instructor in
botany department. He has
written several books including
"Deserts on the March."
"History in the Social Sci
ences" will be the title of a his
tory convocation address by
Arthur Bestor on April 8 and 9.
Bestor is a professor of hist-
at the University of Illinois. His
main interest lies in the field of
intellectual history. Bestol has
written several critical books on
the public school system. His best
known publication is v.a
"THE POET a Create. A
Root-Metaphor in Critical The
ory" will be the subject of an
English department convocation
May 3. Sneaker will h
Adams, professor of ttnriich at
Cornell University. He is th
author of several critical theories,
the most famous of which is
'The Mirror and the Lamp."
George Kernodle. of the do.
partment of speech at the Uni
versity of Arkansas, will be the
speaker at an all-Universitv
vocation April 21 and 22. He was
invited by the speech depart
ment. The title of his first ad-
uicss is xseyona the Footlights."
His second lecture will be "Act
ing: The Spit and Image."
E. L. MUNTER, a member of
the engineering and purchasing
division of William Gehring
Farms, Inc., will be the speaker
at an Ag engineering convoca
tion, as yet unscheduled. He will
speak on Ag engineering phases
of a 2500 acre farm in central
Two other speakers, for con
vocations yet unscheduled, will
be Walter Johnson and Edwin
Nourse. Nourse, a senior fellow
in the Guggenheim Memorial
Foundation and past hun
Brooking's Foundation, will
speak at an economic depart
The convocations, with the pos
sible exception of two, will be
held either in Love Library Au
ditorium or in the Union Ballroom.
ine organizational meeting of
the campus Young Democrats
Club has been scheduled for
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in Union
.Don Searcy, temporary publi
city chairman. annmmreH that
all students and faculty mem
bers under 40 are elieible tn t.
tend the meeting and become
members of the club.
SEARCY SAID 'that -senti
ment on campus is at a high
pitch for Democratic expression
and will find expression in an
organization such as this."
Other officers atopointed on an
interim basis, Searcy said, ara
secretary pro tern, Don Wanek;
ucasurer pro tem, Marshall
Kushner, and chairman of tha
constitutional committee. Sandra
MAN is Ed De Mar.
Officers will be elected at th
organizational meeting and the
adoption of a constitution to h
re-submitted to the Student
Council, will be considered.
A speaker, to be annonnred.
will address the meeting.
'Hasty Heart' Production
Cited As lively Comedy1
Upemng Show Attended By Thirty
By ERNEST J BURGI the Scotsman, was handled well
Faculty Reviewer by John Sullivan in his initial
Ihe University speech and gnnuranAn in TT!.. rm
drama department played host ter production. Hank Gibson pre
to approximately thirty people sented an outstanding comedy
Wednesday when director Max mHrani r& h
Whiltaker presented the opening soldier Tommy, who has been
performance of John Patrick's "wounded in the Ke'inn
The Hasty Heart." More subtle handling of emo
ine people who attended the tinnai i.nnan ..r,,u i t
Arena Theater production, were proved Glenna Berry's charac
rewarded with an hour and a terization of the ever-understand-11
of...lveIy comedy seasoned ing nurse, sister Margaret One
mignt also prefer a less intense
with mild sentimentalism.
THE HASTYHeart" contains
some of the best comedy lines
University theatre eo-ers have
had the opportunity of hearing.
It is not, however, without a
serious side. The attempts of a
group of individuals to make the
remaining weeks of life happy
and more flexible portrayal of
a "Yank" who was less veno
mous in his anger than Morrel
Clute presented him to be. In
general, however, these roles,
as well as the other roles in the
cast, were handled adequately. -
THE PLAY was well received
for a dying Scotsman who spurns by the much too meager audi-
their friendship is sincerelv mov-
ing at times.
Director Whittaker, obviously
viewing the play as primarily
comedy, has kept the tempo
rapid and the sentimental aspects
somewhat subdued. The problem
of adapting the staging to the
small area of the Arena Theater
were well worked out.
The leading role of Lachie,
ence. Certainly there are mora
than thirty people on the Univer
sity campus who could have
taken the time and who would
have enjoyed this more than
It's too bad, but it appears
the typical pattern will be re
peated mpty seats the first
week while scores will be turned
away on the final nights.
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