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Vol. 55, No. 13
Tuesday, October 19, 1954
The five Tassels who are candi
dates for Homecoming Queen
were announced at the pep rally
All University Fund
Campaign's First Week Nets
$6000 For Four Charities
All University Fund solicitations
reached $6000 the first week of the
drive, Phyllis Colbert, AUF presi
dent, announced Monday.
Miss Colbert said that she ex
pected the amount to be approxi
To Hold Student Tea
Practice Teachers, Supervisors,
Principals To Develop Cooperation
The Department of Elementary
Education is sponsoring a tea for
65 student teachers in public
schools and principals on Wednes
day from 4 to 5 p.m.
Approximately 125 persons will
attend this tea, which will include
a discussion on "Planning By The
The 65 students and their re
spective schools include:
Bancroft; Laura Brode, Marilyn
Bryans, Suzanne Graham, Mari-
Ag Union Sets
Ag Union is sponsoring a mass
meeting Tuesday. Eighty invita
tions have been issued to mem
bers for a chile supper and short
meeting which follows.
Special guests will be Duane E.
Lake, managing Director of the
Student Union, Miss Judy Kaplan,
City Activities Director and Ernie
Bebb, Assistant Activities Director
of the City Union.
Supper will be served at 5:45
p.m. in the Dell and entertainment
will follow in the lounge.
Committee sponsors and chair
men will explain Union Activities
sponsored by the group.
The Outside World
By FRED DALY
Conservatives Accent Youth
Britain's Labor Party was challenged Monday in its bid for a
return to power as Prirqe Minister Winston Churchill put the accent
on youth in a major reshuffle of his Conservative government.
The shake-up was the most far-reaching since World War II, and
fc'ill bring in seven new faces besides shuffling 17 other ministerial
posts. Churchill, who will be 80 next month, remained at the head
of the government and indicated he would carry on until the 1955
elections if his health permits.
Anthony Eden continues as foreign secretary and does not get the
position of deputy prime minister at this time. The move should end
Conservative Party complaints that too many "old faces" were
hanging on "in the government.
Powell To Face Perjury
Clyde L. Powell, who stepped out as assistant FHA commissioner
last spring, has had a criminal contempt charge filed against him by
a special grand jury investigating alleged irregularities in the federal
The jury said Powell had refused to tell whether he took the
official diaries for the years 1946-54 with him when he left the office.
Powell had previously refused to give this information last week and
had been directed by U.S. District Judge F. Dickinson Letts.
Letts said Powell will be tried on the criminal contempt charge
next Wednesday. In contempt cases, the punishment upon conviction
Is entirely within the discretion of the judge.
Hazel Deaths Mount
The death list left in the wake of Hurricane Hazel mounted as
the possibility of more than 100 deaths in Canada increased after
officials put 64 persons in the missing category. The bodies of 56 vic
tims have been recovered.
One of the worst hurricanes ever to hit the North American
continent, Hazel has taken 168 lives known to date. Nine new storm
deaths in the United States boosted the toll to 91. The total for Haiti
In this country, North and South Carolina were the hardest hit.
President Eisenhower Sunday ordered "blank-check" federal aid to
large areas in both these states.
Rep. Douglas Stringfellow (R-Utah) has resigned as a candidate for
re-election after confessing his story of war heroism was a hoax
In a surprise radio and television speech Saturday night, String
fellow admitted to a Utah audience that he was never an OSS agent
or hero in World War II. He did not resign from the seat he held In
Congress since January of 1951.
For Koreans Only
South Korea's first modern textbook printing plant has opened at
Yongdungpo, near Seoul.
So, who wants to read Korean?
Will Wear The
Friday night, and voted upon
after presentation. They are
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mately $8000 by the completion of
the second week of AUF cam
paigning. "I am particularly en
thused about the tremendous co
operation we are receiving from
the students, they seem more in-
Reba Kuklin, Joyce Laase, Joan
Larson, Sakaya Ogaya, Jandt Ta
kata and Marynell Tessien.
Bethany; Beverly Beal and Le
one Spencer. Capitol; Harriett Al
len, Gladys Hansen and Barbara
mick: College View; Patricia
Carlson and Peggy Wells: East
Ridge; Sara DeGrow and Susan
Elliott; - Mary Joan Andreasen,
Beverly Brownel Sally Jo Speicher:
Hartley; Helene Sherman: Haw
thorne; Elizabeth Minor and Su
zanne ' Opitz: Hay ward; Marilyn
Corenman, Gladys Schumacher,
and Barbara Turner.
Holmes; Rachel Foote, 'Eileen
Mullarky and Jackie Switzer: Ir
ving; Mimi DuTeau: Merle Beat
tie; Agnes Anderson, Janet Berg
gren, Cynthia Johnson and Helen
Schagerg: Park; Janice Krueger,
Shirley Nash, Nancy Randall and
Jo Ann Wallace.
Prescott; Mildred Hanson, Nancy
Hoile, Kay Kimmel, Lillian Kitzel
man and Carol Orput: Randolph;
Nancy Cherny, Barbara Colbert,
Mrs. Marjorie Jensen, Jo Ann
Johnson, Dorothy Judith Law
rence, Marianne Mittlestedt, Eve
Orchard: Janis Samuelson, Lor
rain Valasek and Marlene Willie.
Riley: Barbara Beck. Saratoga:
Florence Maser. Sheridan; Beverly
Davis, Virginia Franks and Lynn
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and Mary House. The identity
of the queen will be revealed at
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terested and willing to help this
yeaV than they have in past years."
TW drive will officially close
Thursday, but money can be sent
to the AUF office in the Union
Building at any time during the
Faculty and Booth solicitations
have been completed and solicita
tions for independent students liv
ing in Lincoln is almost finished.
Fraternity and sorority donations
should reach over $3500, Miss Col
bert said, and the Lincoln drive
should amount to $1100.
Coed board members made three
trips to Omaha last week to con
tact University medical students
at the College of Medicine. Their
efforts netted approximately $140.
AUF Board contributions totaled
$111 and Ag campus donations are
approaching $400. Chuck Tomp
sen, AUF board member in charge
of Selleck Quadrangle solicitations
reported that he was getting "splen
did help" from his workers at the
dorm and he said that h'e hoped
to collect $500.
Fraternities who have Ugliest
Man ion the Campus candidates
will jstart active campaigning for
their favorites this week. UMOC
will be elected at the general elec
tion Tuesday and will be presented
at the Missouri-Nebraska Football
game, Oct. 30.
AUF is dividing this year's total
between Cancer Society,' Mental
Health Foundation, World Univer
sity Service and the Lincoln Com
KK Revue Tryouts
7:00-7:20-Phi Gamma Delta
7:20-7:40 Bea Sigma Psi
7:40-8:00 Zeta Beta Tau
8:45:9:05 Kappa Sigma
9:05-9:25 Delta Upsilon
9:25-9:45 Tau Kappa Epsilon
To Discuss 'Peacetime Atom'
Voight To Address Banquet
Honoring Foreign Students
The annual Friendship Dinner
to honor foreign students on camp
us will be held Nov. 2 in the
Guest speaker for the evening
will be A. F. Voight, assistant
director of the Institute for Atom
ic Research at Iowa State Col
ege, Ames, Iowa.
Voight in a 40-minute speech,
"Atoms for Peace," will discuss
the peacetime uses of atomic en
ergy and the opinions of other
countries on the various proposed
The Friendship Dinner is jointly
sponsored by the Religious Wel
fare Council and the Nebraska
Council on World Affairs.
Price of the tickets is $1.50.
They will be distributed by NUCWA
workers and representatives of the
Religious Welfare Council to the
organized houses. Tickets will go
on sale Monday in Union booths.
The burmese menu will consist
of a rice dish covered with chick
en, a salad of bananas and brown
sugar chunks, a stiff strawberry
Union To Sponsor
The second in a series of five
dance lessons will be held in the
Union' Ballroom from 7:30 to 9
An estimated 200 persons at
tended last week's lessons given
by Donna McCandless, professional
Lincoln dance instructor and a
graduate of the University. Miss
McCandless has given the lessons
at the Union since 1947.
The remaining three lessons will
be held November 9, 16, and 18 and
will include the fox trot, waltz and
jitterbug. Next semester a group
of lessons will be conducted for
intermediate and advanced stu
dents to follow up the beginning
Fare Gig Issue In Speech
Candidate Pledged To 90
James F. Green, Democratic
candidate for the short-term U. S.
Senate seat vacated by the death
of Hugh Butler, will speak tonight
at 8 p.m. at Love Library Audi
torium. Green's speech will be the first
in a proposed series of political
speeches sponsored by The Ne
braskan and the University Convo
The speech was originally
scheduled for the Union Ballroom
at the same time. Due to a con
flict in dates, the Convocation will
be held in Love Library. There
has been no change in time.
Dr. Leroy Laase, chairman of the
department of speech and dra
matic art, will be the chairman of
the convocation. Dick Fellman, Ne
braskan staff member, will preside
over the meeting.
Green has been asked to discuss
the issues of Universal Military
Training and the farm problem.
The farm problem has been a dom
inating issue during the pre-election
The question of UMT was se-
Approximately 13 campus organ
izations will be represented by
booths at the annual Associated
Women Students Activities Mart.
"Ride Along with the Western
Roundup of Activities" is the theme
of the mart, which will be held
Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m. in the
The mart offers the first chance
for freshmen women to sign for
campus activities. Each activity
will explain the purpose o f organ
ization and announce its own mass
Booths will be arranged in a cir
cle in the middle of the Ballroom
and coeds will circulate around the
outside. Organizations may set up
their booths after 11 a.m. Wednes
day. Each booth will consist of a
table, and an 8-ft. sign with braces
will be put up by the organization.
Booth decorations will not be
judged. Courtney Campbell is Ac
tivities Mart chairman.
Final Practice Session
For Aquaquettes Set
The final practice session for all
coetjs who wish to try out for
Aquaquettes will be held Tuesday
at the Coliseum pool from 7:15 to
Attendance at the practice is
required unless coeds have already
attended a practice session. Up-
perclassmen must present swim
ming permits, which may be ob
tained at Student Health.
Aquaquette tryouts will be held
Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 26
jello, rice balls rolled in sugar and
tea. The meal will be eaten in
the traditional fashion of no uten
sils except fingers. (The Union will
provide forks for the less adven
turous eaters, however.)
A style show reviewing the fash
ions from Latvia, Bavaria, Mexico,
China, Egypt, India, Lithuania,
Iran and Ukraine will follow
Tentative plans for Voight to
make television appearances and
hold a press conference are being
Gamma Phi Beta Wins Carnival
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The Wheels Spun To Victory
The "Gamma Phi Wheels"
booth took top honors at Penny
Carnival festivities Friday night.
Gay Nineties gals, members of
Gamma Phi Beta pledge class,
are, left to right: Judy Ramey,
Mary Sandra Rice, Ruthie Ros-
lected since it is currently under
discussion by military leaders and.
the selective service laws are due
for revision during the next session
After Green's talk, there will be
a chance for public question of the
Biz Ad Group
Senator Sam Reynolds will be
guest speaker at the Biz Ad
Honors Banquet, Tuesday, Oct. 26.
Senator Reynolds was appointed as
the U.S. Senator from Nebraska
upon the death of the late Senator
Jerry Jensen, president of the
Business Administration Student
Council and toastmaster for the
evening program, announced today
that Reynolds will give a non-political
speech on his experiences in
Reynolds, in addition to his posi
tion as a Nebraska senator, is vice
president and general manager of
the Reynolds-Updike Coal Com
pany of Omaha. He has also served
as civil defense director for the
Omaha area and directed the flood
fight there in April of 1952.
Other events scheduled for the
banquet will be the presentation
by Nathan Gold, of the Gold Key
Awards to ten outstanding fresh
men in the college of Business
Administration. Homer B. Ken
nison, president of Beta Gamma
Sigma, will present the new
members of the national honorary
fraternity of business administra
tion, Dr. Earl S. Fullbrock, dean
of the college, will make awards to
scholarship winners in the college.
The banquet is to be held in the
Union ballroom at 6 p.m. and is
open . to all University students.
Tickets for the banquet are now
on sale by all members of the Biz
Ad student council, by Dean Full
brook's office and are also avail
able at the Union ticket booth.
Chancellor Clifford M. Hardin
has suggested to the University
Board of Regents that a study of
future population trends be studied
as a measure of their significance
on the state and nation's educa
tional and manpower facilities.
The Regents agreed that the
study should be made, but Dr.
Robert Devoe expressed the opin
ion that the study should be made
by such a group as the American
Council of Education where
"necessary facilities" are avail
able. Faculty appointments made:
Norman E. Landgren, assistant
in agricultural economics.
Wilber L. Bluhm, agricultural
Arlen E. Lutz, agricultural ex
tension assistant county agent at
John S. Russell, assistant in
Kazys K. Alminas, undergradu
ate teaching assistant in chemis
try. Dorothy Zimmerman, instructor
T. S. Yao, assistant professor' in
Doyle H. Free, instructor in
Norm Hememann, assistant in
enquist, Marlene Purdy, Janet
Carson, Norma Bossard, Bar
bara Kelly, Connie Hurst, Janet
Lidstrand, Roma Lunstrom.
Front row, Joyce Simon, Nancy
Kiley, upperclass boothmaster;
and Pat Brown.
Per Cent Parity
farm problem, Green has said he
is "pledged to the maintenance of
90 per cent of parity price sup
ports. Business and industry have
other compensatory advantages."
"There is no need for UMT at
the present time," Green said. "I
would like to see the draft discon
tinued, but this cannot be done
until such a time as the national
and international situation al
lows." "The present approach," he
said, "needs to stress a build up
of reserve strength."
Green is an Omaha attorney and
a former chairman of the Demo
cratic Party in Douglas County.
A past commander of the Omaha
American Legion Post, he ran
twice for the post of national com
mander. Howell Memorial
To Open NU Theatre
Dedication services for the new
$400,000 Howell Memorial Theatre
will be held Sunday afternoon,
Oct. 24, before an invited audience.
The program will consist of a
preview performance of "Death
of a Salesman" at 2 p.m., followed
by the presentation of a bronze
plaque bearing an inscription of
dedication to H. Alice Howell, who
For Oct. 19
Tryouts for the second Univer
sity Theatre production, "The Mad
woman of Chaillot," will start
Tuesday, director Max Whittaker
Parts are available for eight
women and seventeen men. Whit
taker said that although there are
more men's parts, six of the wom
en's parts are quite big.
Tryouts will be held in room 201,
Temple Building, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday;
3 to 5 p.m. Thursday anr" Friday,
and 9 to 12 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.
Any University student regularly
enrolled is eligible to audition for
the show, Whittaker said. "We are
very anxious for many people to
try out," he added.
Scripts may be checked out for
reading in room 105, Temple Build
ing, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through
"The Madwoman of Chaillot,"
by Jean Giraudoux, is a comedy
fantasy. Giraudoux has written
some wryly amusing observations
on life into the play. "It should be
lots of fun," Whittaker observed.
Crews may sign up during try
outs. "The Madwoman of Chail
lot" will be produced Dec. 7 to 11.
The Nebraska University Coun
cil on World Affairs will hold a
coffee hour for foreign students,
faculty members, and University
students in Parlor B, Tuesday
from 3 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The coffee hours will serve as
a means of having foreign students
and American persons become bet
ter acquainted and as a kick-off
for United Nations Week, which
extends from Oct. 24 to 30.
Freshmen Women are especially
invited to attend, Sharon Mangold,
president, said, since they will
be able to become more acquainted
with NUCWA before the Activities
AOPi's, DG's Place
The Gamma Phi Beta's were
the winners of the Coed Counselor
Penny Carnival Friday with their
booth entitled "Roll a Mobile For
a Gamma Phi Wheel."
The Gamma Phi booth, which
consisted of rolling old-fashioned
cars into openings in the side of
a large old car, featured a quar
tet and awarded miniature
wljeels as prizes.
Second place winner was Alpha
Omicron Pi, whose theme was
"Score High with A O Pi." In
their booth contestants threw foot
balls into megaphones, and were
awarded pennants and footballs.
Delta Gamma's booth, "Save our
Ship, USS-DG," won third place.
Contestants threw hoops on the
Delta Gamma anchor, and winners
received badges reading "Our
Honorable mention was won by
Pi Beta Phi and Alpha Phi.
Judges included Mary Jane Mul
vaney, physical education instruc
tor, James Pittinger, alumni sec
retary, and Dr. Wesley Poe of the
worked in the University Theatre
program for 40 years.
Dr. Leroy T. Laase, chairman of
the department of speech and dra
matic arts, will preside. Mrs.
Grorge Abel of Lincoln, a Univer
sity Theatre slumna and theatre as
istand under Miss Howell, will
deliver a short dedication address.
Searl Davis of Plattsmouth, a
University Theatre alumnus, will
present the memorial plaque, and
John K. Selleck, general business
manager and comptroller, will ac
cept it for the University.
After the ceremonies at the front
of the stage, a tour of the new
facilities will be conducted by mem
bers of University Masquers. Alum
nae of Pi Beta Phi, of which
Miss Howell was a member, will
serve as ushers.
Miss Howell served the Univer
sity theatre from 1900 to 1940,
holding the titles of professor of
dramatic art and director of Uni
She formed the first student
dramatic group, the Dramatic Club
in 1900, and in 1915 she organized
the University Players.
With her retirement in March,
1940,' the University Players also
was retired, and the University
Theatre, the present organization,
During the first season of the
new Howell Theatre five plays
will be presented: "The Death of
a Salesman," "The Madwoman of
Chaillot," "The Consul," "Mourn
ing Becomes Electra," and "The
Now On Sale
Tickets are now available for
Audubon Screen Tours. All per
formances will be held in Love
Library Auditorium with a mat
inee at 4 p.m. and an evening per
formance at 9 p.m.
For tickets or information call
Bureau of Audio-Visual Instruction
or the Museum. Season tickets are
$2.20 for matinees and $3.30 for
The programs will combine col
or motion pictures and live nar
ration dealing with natural history
schedule for the season is the fol
lowing: Friday, Dec. 3, "Wild Am
erica;" Friday, Jan. 21, "A Mis
souri Story;" Monday, Feb. 28,
"Animals at Night in Color;" Sat
urday, April 16, "Mormanland;"
and Monday, May 9, "Once Upon
The series is sponsored by the
University Extension Division and
Interviews for foreign students
wanting to serve on the Foreign
Student Activities Committee will
be held Tuesday.
Interested persons can pick up
application blanks in the Student
Council box in the Union basement
Blanks should be returned then
to the same place. At the same
time, an appointment can be made
for an interview.
The committee is headed by Gail
Katskee, and will plan tours and
activities of special interest to
CU Migration Rules
Announced By AWS
Migration weekend rules for co
eds have been announced by the
Associated Women's Students
Friday and Saturday nights
spent in Colorado will not be
counted as one of the six permis
sable overnights a semester.
Special permission must be ob
tained from housemothers to leave
before Friday night. Parents' per
mission to leave for such a trip
must also be obtained.
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