The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, June 24, 1954, Image 1

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Volume 54, No. 3
, four Leaders
"Promising Practices in Com
munity Education" will be the
theme of the annual Teachers
College Conference scheduled to
begin Tuesday at the Union.
The two-day conference, which
is the major event of . the Teach
ers College Summer Sessions
program, will combine the edu
cation and experience of both
University and visiting person
nel in a series of, addresses and
discussion groups on phases of
community education. .
versity will be Willard Beatty,
former chief of fundamental ed
ucation for UNESCO; Walter
Cocking, editor of The School Ex
ecutive; Virginia Hufstedler, con
sultant in pupil personnel serv-'
ices for the Texas 'Education
' Agency at Austin, and Charles
Ford, editor-in-chief of Comp
ton's Encyclopedia.
Beatty took charge of
UNESCO's fundamental educa
tion program designed to train
national specialists to- meet prob
World Trouble Spot
Forum To Discuss Problems
Of Germany, Western Europe
"Germany and Western Eu
rope" will be the subject of the
second World Trouble Spot
Forum to be held July 1 at 10
a.m. in Love Library Auditor
A panel consisting of Dr. A.
C. Breckenridge, head of polit
ical science: Dr. Wallace G
Peterson, instructor in econom
ics; and. Dr. Leslie Ifewes, chair
man of the department of geog
raphy, will discuss the political,
economic and geographical as
pects of Germany end West
THE FORUM, consisting of
extensive use of visual aids, will
be directed by Jack McBnde,
assistant director of television at
the University. Leo Geier. of
Public Relations is production
Discussion will center around
uermany and west Europe as
connected with the North At
latic Treaty Organization and
the position of the United States
in NATO in regard to financial
and military assistance,
problem, as well as the economic
'Religion Day'
Set For July
Religion at Home and Abroad
Day, sponsored for the first time
at the University, will be held
Friday. July 2.
The program, which was sug
gested by University student pas
tors is being arranged by a cam
pus committee headed by Niles
Barnard, professor of mechanical
. engineering.
Other committe members are
H. M. Cox, director of the bureau
of Institutional Research; John
Paustian, assistant professor of
mechanical engineering; Arthur
A, Hitchcock, director of Junior
Division, and Francis A. Haskins
assistant in agronomy. ...
GUEST SPEAKER for the day
will be Dr. W. J. Smart, pastor
of the Taunton Methodist Tem
ple in Somerset, England.
' ' The schedule will include an
informal coffee hour at the Wes
ieyan foundation, - an all-Uni ver
ity convocation at Love Memo
rial Library, and a buffet lunch
eon at toe Union, 1
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In Education Field To Speak
lems in underdeveloped areas.
after he worked with non-English
speaking and illiterate
groups as director of education
for schools of the Indian Serv
DURING HIS term with
UNESCO, which ended in De
cember, he was supervisor of in
ternational training services at
Patzcurro, Mexico, and at Sirs-
el-layyan in Egypt
Cocking became editor of The
School Executive arid The Amer
ican School and University after
he taught and held administra
tive offices in Southern Schools
and universities. He was con
sultant to the Tennessee Valley
Authority from 1934-1940 and
served as chief specialist in
school administration for Presi
dent Roosevelt's Advisory Com
mittee on education.
He is executive director of the
Planning Committee of the Fed
eral Security Agency and is
president of both the Joint Coun
cil on Economic Education and
problems of France such as
monopolies, output of French
workers, heavy tax burden and
uneven distribution of income
will also be discussed.
Emphasis will be placed on the
impact of the decisions made by
Allied powers in the West
Europe region Jn the Yalta and
Potsdam conferences. The im
portance of the West Europe sit
uation and the position of the
United States will also be
stressed. In addition, The under
lying factors of the West Europe
trouble will be explained to the
At the end of the panel pre
sentation, the forum will be
thrown open to questions from
the audience.
Fine Arts Program
All-Staters To Give Concerts Plays,
Debate For-Final Week Of Course
High school students enrolled
in All-State Fine Arts Course will
present a series of concerts and
plays during the final week of
the clinic.
The work of 16 student artists
is now on exhibit at the Union
during the week. Under the super
vision of Manfred L. Keiler, as
sistant professor of art, the group
has turned out oil paintings, water
colors and sketchings.
A BAND concert will be given
at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Union
Ballroom. The All-State band will
perform under the direction of
Donald Lentz. conductor of the
University band.
One-act plays will be staged
at the Alice Howell Memorial
Theatre in the Temple Building
at 8:15 p.m. both Thurday and
Friday nights. Three plays will
be given each night. Supervisors
are Bill Walton, Betty Lester,
Barbara .Leigh and John Thur
ber. University students.
THE ORCHESTRA concert, di
rected by Emanuel Wishnow,
conductor of the University
orchestra, will be presented at
p.m. Friday in the Union ball
room. The concert will feature
arrangements by the" All-State
orchestra and a piano solo by
Harriett Voss.
Speech students will participate
the New York State Citizens
Committee for Public Schools
FORD WAS professor of psy
cnoiogy . at Temple university
and was later appointed head of
the department. After returning
from active duty in the Navy in
1946, he was lowed by Temple
University to the state of Penn
sylvania to establish emergency
colleges in the Philadelphia area.
Before joining F. E. Cbmpton
and Co. as vice-president and
editorial director, he served as
editor-in-chief of the educa-
(See Pajre
program.) .
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tional division of the. John C.
Winstron Company.
Dr. Hufstedler served as coun
selor for Corpus Christi public
scnoois irom i4u-43 and as co.
ordinator of special services for
children there in 1944-48. She
taught graduate courses in the
Human Development Workshop
av vnc uuivcisuji ui. jrans ior
Child Study sponsored by the
College of Education at the Uni
versity of Maryland.
Hufstedler will serve as general
conference lecturers. Ford will
be a consultant on a panel con
cerned with audio-visual aids to
Other general conf erence..lec-r
turers will be: Hall Bartlett,
head of the materials section of
the Citizenship Education Proi
ect at Columbia University; Wil
liam n.. nail, professor of edu
cational psychology; Russel Holy,
professor of school administra
tion at the University of Kansas
City, and Robert Simmons, chief
justice of the Nebraska Supreme
In addition to five general
sessions on Tuesday and Wed
nesday, the conference will in
clude a dinner session at 5:45
p.m.. Tuesday in Union Par
lors ABC, a luncheon at 12 noon
Wednesday in Parlors X and Y,
and seven group discussions at 2
in a debate Saturday at 10 a.m.
in room 201 Temple. The subject
for the debate will be the feasa
bility of the federal government
initiating a policy of free trade
among nations, friendly to the
United States.
"Trial by Jury," the All-State
operetta, will be staged Satur
day at 7-30 p.m. in the Union
assistant All-State supervisor.
High School Cast To Present
Gilbert, Sullivan Operetta
The All-State operetta. "Trial
by Jury" by Gilbert and Sullivan,
will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sat
urday in the Union Ballroom. .
The operetta cast consists of:
Usher, Ronald Roloff ; Edwin, Le
Roy Buchholz; Counsel, Jerald
Hurtz; Assistant, Bill Raecke;
Judge, Kenneth Ross; Angelina,
Barbara Stevens, and Bobby, Rod
Hoffman. The 50-member chorus
will act as bridesmaids, jury
members and court spectators.
"TRIAL BY JURY" is set in a
typical British court in which the
judge is trying a breach of prom
ise suit. . After much musical de
bating and testimony by the de
fendant and plaintiff, the judge
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Foreign Classics
Union To Feature Two Films
For Third In Artist Series
"The Bicycle Thief" and
"World Without End," interna
tional film classics, will be shown
Wednesday at 8. p.m. in the Un
ion. The films mark the third
THE FINAL concert will be
presented Sunday at 7:30 p.m. on
steps of the East Stadium. In
case of bad weather the program
will be held in the Coliseum.
Numbers by the orchestra, chorus
and band, as well as choric
speech numbers will be included
in the program.
. All programs are opan to the
public free of charge.
solves the problem by marrying
Angelina himself.
The unusual feature of the op
eretta is that it will have been
cast, rehearsed, staged and per
formed in two weeks by students
who have never worked together
IVAN CALDWELL, assistant
All-State supervisor, is directing
the operetta. Karl Sitt'er, director
of Circlet Theater, assists in the
staging. A special orchestra se
lected from the All-State orches
tra will provide the accompani
ment for 'Trial by Jury."
Lou Krisenski, University fac
ulty member, is in charge of the
Thursday, June 24, 1954
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presentation in the Summer Art
ist Series sponsored by the Un
ion. , "
The quest of a man and his
small son through the str?ets
of Rome for the son's bicycle,
just when he must have it to
qualify for a desperately neeaed
job is dramatized in "The Bicy
cle Thief."
THE FILM, released in 1949
Italy, has been widely . ic-
claimed as one of the great mo
tion pictures of all time, and nas
won several awards: Grand Prix,
Belgium World Film Festival;
Seven Silver Ribbons, Locarno
Film Festival; Best Film of the
Year, National Board of Review;
Best Foreign Film of the Year,
Academy of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences; Best Foreign Fiim
of the Year, New York Film
"World Without End," pro
duced by the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cul
tural Organization, was filmed in
Mexico and Thailand. The film
shows the work of UNESCO and
three other U.N. agencies to use
the world's knowledge of medi
cine, agriculture and education
at work for the peoples of the
The film program is open, to
the general public free of chat e.
Union Plans Bullfighting
Harness Racing Films
The Sports Shorts program,
sponsored by the Union and the
physical education department,
will be presented Thursday from
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the
Union main lounge.
"Death in the Arena," a story
about bullfighting, and "Silks and
Sulkies," a film on harness rac
ing, will be featured in the pro
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