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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 3, 1954)
'favorable' Underdog Role
Taken By Huskers In Bowl
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Chinese Student Approves
Possible China Coast Blockade,
With Qualifications . . . Page 4
Vol. 55 No. 31
'Tickets Going Well'
fBtary Ball h Open '54
fW formal Season Tonight
The 1954-55 formal season will
on in military tecnnicoior at
tin o m. in the Coliseum tonight
Tickets for the annual Military
Ball have been going well and ap-
The honorary commandants of
the past five years have been pre
dominately brown-haired, blue
pved 21-year-olds. All five have
been married within a year of their
reign with the exception of the '52
Honorary Commandant, joan nan'
The five-year-old tradition must
be broken this year, for none of
this year's candidates have all of
the traditional characteristics.
Two of the four candidates are
21 years old; the other two are
20 years old. Although three of
the four have brown hair, none of
these have blue eyes. Only one
of the girls, Jan Harrison, is
pinned, and only one girl, Helen
Lomax, has blue eyes.
Jan Harrison, editorial page ed
itor of the Nebraskan, is social
chairman of Kappa Kappa Gam
ma, past treasurer of Coed Com
selors, former secretary of the
Vountr ReDublicans. member of
Student Union and Builders activ
- ities and 1954 feminine lead in the
Kosmet Klub Spring Show.
Helen Lomax is social chairman
of the Girl's Dorm, former Coed
Counselor and 4-H Club member
and a Hello Girl finalist.
Joan Joyner.. Towne Club pres
Went, is a member of BABW
Board, YWCA, the 1954 Ivy Day
Court and TNC finalist.
Muriel Pickett is vice president
of Pi Beta Phi, president of Build
ers and Sigma Alpha Iota, secre
tary of Mortar Board, a member
of the Student Council and Dean's
Advisory Board and '54 typical
Nebraska Coed. - v- -
Foreign students will attend a
special Sunday event consisting of
morning church services and din
ner with Seward families.
Those attending are: Jeanne
Beck, France; Lichu Chen, For
mosa, and Joseph Hsu, China,
members of the International Stu
dent Activities Committee; Nelson
Chuang, China; Jin-seng Toh,
China; Boosong Vanasup, Thai
land; Dammaka Mettaferia, Ethi
opia, and Robert Brenton, Haiti.
The event Is co-sponsored by
the committee and Glen Rice, Rev
erend of the First Presbyterian
Church in Seward.
A tour for all foreign students,
also sponsored by the committee,
will begin at 9:45 a.m. Saturday
in front of the Union. The students
will be conducted through the Cap
itol and will receive an address
from Governor Crosby. They will
have lunch in the Capitol cafeteria.
Gail Katskee is chairman of the
International Student Activities
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Senate Discards Second Count
The Senate discarded the second censure count against ) Senator
Joseph McCarthy Thursday and passed the first and third counts. .The
second count charged that McCarthy "intemperately abused Brig.
Gen. Ralph W. Zwicker. , ... 'nAarnnM
The first count of the censure committee's resolution condemned
McCarthy for abusing the Senate Election Subcommittee and obstruct,
ing its work. The third count reprimanded McCarthy for his attacks
on the Watkins committee after it filed its report with the Senate. .
McCarthy was unsurprised and outwardly undismayed by the first
official rebuke of its kind handed out by the Senate in 26 years.
President Advises Against China Blockade
The United States must not let me uoimiuiu..
lmpulsive actions that might lead to war, President Eisenhower said
in a news conference Thursday concerning the possible measures lor
obtaining release for 13 Americans convicted by the Chinese Reds as
The President stressed what he called the need for this country
to steer a careful course. He said that in his opinion a blockade of
Red China would be an act of war. n
By that statement Eisenhower backed up Secretary of State Dulles
and differed with such Republican senators as Knowland of California,
the Republican leader; McCarthy of Wisconsin and Jenner of Indiana.
Those lawmaKers have called for blockade of Red China.
In dealing specifically with the imprisonment of the 13 Americans,
the President put the issue squarely up to the United Nations.
Pope Suffers Serious Heart Attack
Pope Pius XII was jdescribed as in grave condition Thursday after
uffering complications Thursday night after a serious heart collapse.
The news of his sudden turn for the worse came from the Vatican.
The 78-year-old head of the Roman Catholic Church has been
confined to his bed since his return from Castel'Candolfo Saturday.
He has been suffering from a stomach ailment and hiccups that
nave made it difficult for him to sleep. He has not been able to
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The Pope never completely recovered from the grave stomach
ailment and hiccups that sapped his strength dangerously, last January
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proximately $400 have already
been collected in sales, announced
Charles Toms, COA member in
charge of tickets
AWS has extended closing hours
Friday night, due to the Military
Ball. Women students will have
1 p.m. hours, but will have 12:30
hours on Saturday night.
A welcome to guests and a drill
by the Pershing Rifle Crack Squad
will open the program. Senior ca
dets and their ladies will present
the Grand March, following the
presentation of the Colors and the
The King and Queen's Hussars
from the Realm of Quivera will
form the Honor Guard in the cen
ter of a circle formed by the sen
ior cadets and their ladies. The
Hussars are ROTC cadets from
Omaha high schools who took part
in the Coronation of the King and
Queen of Ak-Sar-Ben as part of the
The Honorary Commandant will
be presented, escorted by Norm
Mann, president of COA. Her at
tendants, Miss Army, Miss Navy
and Miss Air Force, will be escort
ed by Paul Scheele, George Regan
and Marty Mathiesen.
The new Commandant and Mann
will have the, traditional first waltz.
The three attendants' and their es
corst will join them, then all senior
cadets and their ladies will dance
to the music of Ted Weems or
The new Commandant will be
chosen from four finalists selected
in an all-University election. Joan
Joyner, Jan Harrison, Muriel Pick
ett and Helen Lomax are the final
ists. Tickets for the Military Ball may
be purchased in the Student Union
or Military ana mvai bcience
Building. Tickets are also being
sold by representatives in organ
ized houses and Selleck Quad
rangle. The price of tickets is $3.
A naturalist-photographer from
Washington, D.C., Roger Troy Pet
erson, will present film lectures
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on wiia America in uie jji
brary auditorium at 4 p.m. and
8 p.m. Friday
The color film records Peterson's
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Florida, through the South to Tex
as and Mexico and up to Alaska.
This presentation is the first in
series of five Audubon Screen
Tours offered by the University
Extension Division, the State Mu
seum and the National Audubon
Season tickets may be purchased
from the Bureau of Audio-Visual
Tnetnirtion in Architecture Hall
or in Room 101, Morrill Hali. Sea
tickets sell for $3.30 and single
admissions, available only at the
door, are $1.
Other programs to De snown are:
Alfred G. Etter, "A Missouri btory,'
Jan. 21; Howard Cleves of Staten
Island, N.Y., "Animals at Night
in Color," Feb. 28; Patricia B. Wit
erspoon oi JJenver,
land," April 16, and Robert C.
Hermes of Buffalo, "Once Upon
An Island," May 9. ,
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Tinsel And Trees
Union workers officially put the main lounge. Trimming the
the Union in the holiday spirit tree in the Crib are, back to
Tuesday night as they decorated front, Carol Kuehn, Mary Towne,
Christmas trees in the Crib and Pat Brown and; Mary Keller.
Hamilton Awarded Top
Coed Counselor Award
Alice Hamilton was chosen Out
standing Coed Counselor , at the
Coed Counselor Winter Walk des
sert Thursday night.
Carol Gillette, president of Coed
Counselors, presented the cup to
Miss Hamilton who is. a junior in
vocational education in the College
of Agriculture. 1 ,
Other Coed Counselors . recog
nized were Barbara Rystrom,
sophomore in Teachers College;
Marilyn Beideck, junior in Teach
ers College; Jo Ann Chalupa, soph
omore in Teachers College; Mari
lyn Christenson, sophomore in Arts
and Sciences and Teachers Col
lege; Barbara Eicke, sophomore in
Business Administration; Mary
Sue Herbek, sophomore in Teach-
Dinner Dec. 15
Tickets are being sold for $1.50
to the Builders Christmas Party,
a dinner for workers, assistants,
board members and officers, in
Union Parlors XYZ Dec. 15 at 6
Students may purchase tickets
from Builders Board members
now until Dec. 9 and at a' Union
booth from Dec. 9 to 11.
Bill DeWulf will act as Santa
Claus, distributing 25 cent gifts
v;hich each student will bring to
the dinner. Entertainment will con
sist of the Lincoln High School's
Boys or Girls Octet
Chancellor Clifford M. Hardin
and Andy Smith will give ad
dresses. J The University ' football team
enjoyed V few extracurricular,
activities after their game in
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ers College; Marlene Hutchinson,
junior in College of Agriculture;
Bernice Howland, sophomore in
Arts and Sciences.
Mary James, sophomore in Col
lege of Agriculture; Ann Luchsin
ger, sophomore in College of Agri
culture; Pat McDougall, sopho
more in Arts and Sciences College;
Myllicent McPheron, sophomore in
Arts and Sciences College; Mary
Lou Pittack, sophomore in Arts
and Sciences College.
Audrey Pyle, sophomore in Arts
and Sciences College; Charlotte
Sears, sophomore in College of
Agriculture; Alyce Ann Sidles,
sophomore in College of Agricul
ture; Sue Simmons, sophomore in
College of Agriculture; Marilyn
Staska, sophomore in College of
Pharmacy, and Margaret Ed
wards, sophomore in College of
A style show depicting a coed's
wardrobe was featured with mod
els from the organized houses. En
tertainment during the style show
was Carole Unterseher and Lynn
Holland, vocal duet, and the Delta
Upsilon quartet. Phyllis Cast was
in charge of the Dessert.
Due For Yearbook
Friday is the deadline for sched
uling individual picture appoint
ments for the 1955 Cornhusker.
Unaffiliated students and mem
bers of organized houses who did
not have their pictures taken with
their group should make appoint
ments before that date.
Appoinments may be - made at
the Cornhusker office in the Union
basement, or by calling 2-7? ?l, Uni
versity extension 4228.
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Hawaii last weekend. Besides
surf-boarding, sight-seeing and
swimming, they found time for a
Ivy Day Contest
New rules for the inter-fraternity
Ivy Day Sing have been formed
by the Kosmet Klub, sponsors of
the annual contest.
After last year's sing, held under
rules used the past few years,
many complications arose involv
ing the interpretation of certain
rules and the question of whether
or not they were fair to all groups
According to the new rules, all
members of the Interfraternity
Council are eligible to enter and
compete for prizes. This is the
All available tickets have been
distributed .for the traditional
Christmas Carol Concert to be
presented by the University Sing
ers Sunday in the Union Ballroom
Students will be admitted by tick
et only until 15 minutes before
each performance. After that time
general public will be admitted
The Singers will give two per
formances, one at 3 p.m. and the
other at 4:30 p.m.
Elaine Barker, junior in Teach
ers College, will play three harp
solos, "Silent Night" by Gruber,
"Gesu Bambino" by Yon and
"Away in a Manger" by Murray.
Dr. Arthur E. Westbrook, pro
fessor of voice, will direct the 150
"Jesu, Priceless Treasure" by
Bach, "Gloria in Excelcis Deo"
by Palesrina and "Lo How a Rose
E'er Blooming" by Prateorius will
be sung by the chorus. ,
Also included will be "Beautiful
Savior," 12th Century carol; "Song
of Mary" Spanish of Vega; "A
Spotless Rose," 14th Century carol,
and "The Three Kings" by Willan.
"When the Christ Child. Came,"
a cantata by Clokely, will conclude
By Dale Ganz
Dale B. Ganz, assistant profes
sor of voice, will organize and
direct a Men's Glee Club for men
who are not music majors but are
interested in singing.
This club will be formed next
semester after a lapse of 13 years.
All men who desire to belong to
the 52-voice group should contact
Ganz in Room 14, Music Building.
Auditions must be arranged before
pre-registration which begins Dec.
Starting with the second semest
er, the Glee Club will meet at
11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
for one hour credit. The first meet
ing will be held Feb. 8.
few hula lessons. Here Coach
Bill Glassford provides the musi-
cal accompaniment ' for Doran
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same as the practice followed in
In addition, all fraternities at
the College of Medicine on the
Omaha campus will be allowed to
enter and will be eligible for any
prize. Last year two of the medical
fraternities entered, one of them
winning first prize.
This spring each singing group
can have between 15 and 25 men.
These minimum and maximum
numbers were set, said Al Ander
son, Kosmet Klub president, to
allow groups of all sizes to com
pete fairly and to increase the
quality of the contest by allowing
each fraternity to work with a
smaller group and perfect a song.
Contrary to previous years when
any type of song was permissable,
only fraternity songs will be al
lowed. All songs are due in the
Committee To Start
An investigation into activities
on the campus will be conducted
by the student activities commit
tee of the Student Council.
Muriel Pickett has been named
chairman of the committee, suc
ceeding Marv Stromer, who re
signed. Miss Pickett will sub
divide her committee into groups
to investigate varies aspects of
the activity situation.
A basic scholastic average re
quirement for people in activities
will be one area that the com
mittee will investigate. Averages
of organization officers will also
Key For 4-H
As a result of his youth work in
his home state of Indiana, Chan
cellor Clifford M. Hardin was
awarded a gold key at the Chicago
convention of the National 4-H Club
Congress last weekend.
He was one of eight national
winners who were recognized not
only for their 4-H work, but also
for their leadership and participa
tion in youth, civic, church, school
and other activities. This recogni
tion is given each year to former
4-H Club members.
Chancellor Hardin won a 4-H
Club scholarship while studying at
Purdue University. Since that time
he has maintained an active inter
est in the rural youth movement.
Faculty Coffee Hour
A Coffee Hour for faculty mem
bers and graduate assistants will
be held Friday at 4:30 to 6 p.m. in
the Union Faculty Lounge. There
will be a 20-cent charge for re
freshments. Courtesy Lincoln Journal
Post as he tries to master the
art of swing and sway,
Friday, December 3, 1954
Kosmet Klub box in the Union
basement or in Al Anderson's box
at 1545 R Street by Feb. 1.
Songs will be checked to avoid
duplication. The first group to sub
mit a song, in case of similarity,
will be permitted to present their
choice. A $5 entry fee will be
charged, covering the higher costs
of plaques and trophies.
Costumes of all types have been
banned from the sing. All groups
must wear uniform clothes such
as suits, sport coats, tuxes or
All songs must be sung by th
entire group. This rule specifically
outlaws soloists who sing the en
tire song with background aid
from the remainder of the group.
Eligibility for the sing will con
form with the general University
eligibility policy. This is the sam
as in other years.
The committee will also try to
discover any overlapping func
tions of different organizations.
After analysis, it will recommend
the abolition of useless function
as well as whole organizations.
"There are lots of people on the
campus and it isn't necessary that
a few leaders should have all the
positions," Miss Pickett said. Re
strictions on the number of presi
dencies and offices any one per
son can hold will be discussed by
The fifth area of the concern
deals with the will of the faculty
and administration as well as the
students. Student Council has
abolished the campus improve
ments committee, and its mem
bers will serve on the enlarged
student activities committee.
The possibility of a spring func
tion was discussed in the meeting,
It would be organized by a spe
cial committee outside the Coun
cil. An amendment that Chancellor
Clifford M. Hardin appoint faculty
advisers to Student Council in
stead of the Faculty Senate was
Planned By MB's
Mortar Boards are sponsoring a
turnabout weekend Dec. 10 and
11, and are selling white boutonn
ieres as special favors.
Turnabout weekend was estab
lished last year as a chance for
coeds to treat their date of the
Military Ball, since the traditional
Mortar Board Ball was canceled.
White boutonnieres for either
night may be purchased from any
Tassel or from Elaine Millen,
phone 2-7913. The boutonnieres will
be delivered the afternoon of the
day specified by the buyer.
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By FRED DALY
The warriors have returned
smiling, contented, well-fed and
festooned with orchids.
After the Nov. 26 skirmish with
the' University of Hawaii the Ne
braska gridiron contingent spent
four days basking in the sun and
frolicking on the white Hawaiin
' "It was a tremendous trip,
said Bill Orwig, director of athlet
ics who accompanied the team. "I
have been on many football trips
with many teams, and this was
the finest trip a football team
ever took," he said.
Orwig elaborated on the won
derful hospitality shown by the
Hawaiians to the players and Uni
versity officials making the trip.
He said the stay in the Islands
was a fine vacation for the play
ers and an excellent opportunity
The team stayed at the Edge
water Hotel, one-half block from
famous Waikiki Beach. The easy
access to many square miles of
blue Pacific and the hotel pool
prompted most of the party to
spend much of the time after the
game in the water. .
Meanwhile, snow fell in western
Nebraska and an unknown fresh''
man wrote frantically home for
an extra blanket.
Surf-board riding was tackled
eagerly by many of the party.
and Don Glantz, Jim Murphyi and
Pev Evans were named the best
body-surf riders in the Hawaiian
waters. One player sadly lament
ed that he was surf-board riding
luesaay ana bacic in Nebraska
Wonderful hospitality from the
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