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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 14, 1954)
Proposed Union Addition
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Vol. 55, No. 35
To Discuss Turkish Trip
A student-faculty seminar, dis
cussing the recent trip to Turkey
to organize a new university, will
be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. in
the Union faculty lounge.
The seminar will feature a panel
discussion by five men who par
ticipated in the organization of
Ataturk University in eastern Tur
The men are Dr. A. T. Ander
son, associate professor of history;
Dr. K. O. Broady, director of Ex
tension Division; E. L. Lambert
dean of the College of Agriculture:
Dr. Elvin J. Frolick, chairman of
the agronomy department, and Dr.
Carl Olson, professor of animal
pathology and hygiene. Allen Over
cash, junior in business adminis-
On Dec. 17
Builders Board filing are due
Dec. 17. Applications should be
submitted to the Builders office in
Union Room 308. Interviews will
be Jan. 8.
Two board positions have been
dropped and two assistant treas
urer posts have been added, Mu
riel Pickett, Builders president an
nounced. The duties of the mem
bership committee are now part of
the duties of the secretary of the
Executive Board. There will be no
more Scarlet and Cream publica
Board positions open are:
First Glance editor takes charge
of publishing a magazine sent to
high school seniors.
Tours and conventions chairman
direct activities and tours for vis
iting high school students.
Office manager takes care of the
office and all typing and mimeo
graphing. High school relations chairman
directs personal visits to high
schools and is in charge of mailing
Art chairman does all necessary
art work, such as planning the
Builders Homecoming float.
New Student Handbook editor
edits the booklet for new University
Student Directory chairman edits
the yearly student-faculty direct
ory. Calendar editor plans the annually-published
Special edition editor publishes
' the summer edition of The Nebras
kan to be sent to new students.
Of the two assistant treasurers,
one is in charge of sales, and the
The publicity chairman publi
cizes Builders plans- and events.
Ag campus tours hairman di
rects Ag campus activities and
Ag publicity chairman directs
publications and publicity for Ag
Ag membership and sales chair-w-ian
promotes membership for Ag
Guilders and is in charge of the
ale and distribution of Ag Build
Ag campus tours chairman di
rects personal visits to high schools
in Nebraska and surrounding areas.
Staff Party Scheduled
The annual Christmas party for
all Cornhusker and Nebraskan
staff members and workers will
be held Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
in the Cornhusker and Nebraskan
Those planning to attend should
sign the lists posted in both of
fices. Christmas gifts for 25 cents
will be exchanged.
By JULIE MARR
According to the New York
World-Telegraph "one of America's
most unusual professors is Robert
P. Crawford of the University of
, Twenty-three years ago, Profes
sor Crawford set up a pioneering
course in creative thinking at the
University and has now received
national acclaim after the publica
tion of his book, "The Techniques
of Creative Thinking."
His book was immediately ac
cepted by three 'nationally known
book clubs: The Business Leader
Book Club, the Salesmen Book Club
and the Executives Book Club.
Over 25,000 copies have been sold
since its publication in April.
The United Features Syndicate,
Inc., recently bought rights to pub
tration, will act as moderator.
The faculty committee returned
from Turkey last month after
working for six weeks assisting
in the establishment of a univer
sity similar to American land
The group toured eastern Tur
key and decided on the best site
and form for the new university
Turkey, which has only three uni
versities located in the larger cit
ies, has been m need of a univer
sity in the eastern section of the
country. The project has been in
consideration since 1929, when
Kernel Ataturk, then ruler and
after whom the new university
is named, first introduced the
The establishment of a univer
sity in Turkey patterned after
American colleges will be a new
development in the Near East.
Most of the other universities in
the area are patterned after Eu
ropean universities. Instructors
will have to be traiAed in the
The faculty group conferred with
ministers of education and agri
culture, as well as the prime min
ister. The Union seminar committee
is in charge of the program. Ellen
Pickett is chairman.
Two University debate teams
reached the quarter-finals at the
Southwestern College Invitational
Debate Tournament at Winfield,
Kan., Friday and Saturday.
The teams of Ernest Enke and
Russell Gutting, entered in the
senior division of the tournament,
and Roger Berger and Ken Siek
man, entered in the' junior divi
sion, won four, debates and lost
one. Both teams were defeated in
the quarter-final round.
utner university debaters en
tered in the senior division were
Jere McGaffey and Dick Fellman,
wins, 2 losses; Jerry Igou and
Norman Alexander, 2 wins, 3 losses
and Allen Overcash and Homer
Kenison, 2 wins, 3 losses.
Other junior division participants
were Bruce Brugmann and Dick
Andrews, 3 wins, 2 losses, and
Connie Hwzt and Barbara Sharp,
wm, 4 losses.
In individual events, Fellman
was. rated "excellent" in original
oratory and Andrews received an
"excellent" rating in extemporane
ous speaking. "Excellent" ratings
in discussion were given to Alex
ander, Igou and Enke.
Eighty-eight teams from 33
schools took part in the tourna
Junior, and senior registration
records are being checked by the
Office of Registration and Records.
Mrs. Hazel Miller, registration
staff member, urged all first se
mester seniors to have their sched
ules checked so as to meet grad
Students wishing this service
should fill out applications for
checking at B9, Administration
Building. They will receive an ap
pointment time. The staff ana
lyzes and programs the students
graduation schedule. The staff re
quests students apply in person
rather than by phone.
Class schedules for the second
semester of 1954-55, are now avail
able at the Office of Registration
and Records, B7 Administration
lish excerpts from Crawford's book
in national newspapers. To dale,
40 papers have run this series,
prefaced with an account of the
course Crawford conducts at the
University. These reviews tell of
his conviction that smart ideas are
the result of training, not luck, and
that the art could be achieved by
the average man and woman.
The 61-year-old noted educator,
traveler and lecturer gives a step-by-step
formula for the now-recognized
process. The fact that there
is no monopoly on ideas is also
stressed, as well as Crawford's
conviction that everyone can un
cover the hidden powers of their
Noted businessmen and women
have sought out the University pro
fessor as a result of his course
here which has helped many to
4-H Honors Hardin
Chancellor Clifford Hardin was
presented a bronze paper weight
by the University 4-H Club at a
4-H Honors Chancellor
Recipients of nine 4-H scholar
ship awards were announced at a
4-H Club dinner honoring Chancel
lor Clifford Hardin Thursday eve
ning. Scholarships, donated by organ
izations and businesses throughout
the state, awarded to Sondra Bill,
Kathleen Mount, Anita Nelson,
Merline Starkley, Donna Bohling,
Carol Erickson, Rodney Knox, Jean
Bennett and Morris Ochsner from
Chancellor Hardin, a former 4-H
Club member from Indiana who
The annual Ag Christmas Pro
gram will be held Wednesday eve
ning beginning at 8:00 p.m. in the
auditorium of the" College Activ
ities Building. The Ag College
Chorus, under the direction of Mrs.
Altinas Tullis, will be the feature
of the evening. " "
The program for the evening
will include a solo, 'iGesu Bam
bino," Miss Carol Ann Meyer; a
trio, "Oh, Leave Your Sheep," Pa
tricia Mitchell, Nancy Wilson and
Judy Ramey; a duet, "At The Man
ger;" Jeanette Kroese and George
Hartman; a quintette which will
.sing two sacred spirituals, "My
Lord What A Mornin'," and King
Jesus is Alistenin.' " The quin
tette is composed of Mary Frittz,
Densil Mills, Jim Dunn, Bob Sor
enson and Don Helsing.
The Ag Chorus will give a numr
ber of selections. Chorus A will
sing "Coin' Home;" Chorus B,
"Thanks Be To God;" Chorus C,
"May the Good Lord Bless and
Keep You." The Chorus will also
join with the audience in singing
a number of traditional Christmas
The Chorus will also sing a num
ber of selections from the "Mes
siah." Included in these will be:
"And The Glory of The Lord,"
"Since Thy Men Came Death," and
"Hallelujah Chorus." They will
also sing "The Lord's Prayer."
Court To Speak
Dr. Frank Court of St. Pauls
Methodist Church will deliver the
annual Christmas Message. Rev.
Alvin Peterson will give the invo
cation and benediction.
Another feature of the evening
will be the lighting of 33 candles,
each candle signifying one year of
the life of Christ. Carol Palenec,
Madeline Watson and Norma West-
cott are the candlelighters.
Dorothy Novotny will be accom
panist for the evening and Carol
Palme will be organist and accom
panist. The annual event is sponsored by
the Ag Exec Board.
rise to the top of their chosen
fields. Crawford recently stated,
'Quite a bit of credit has come to
our school of journalism through
this pioneer course which has
grown in a tremendous fashion."
Excerpts from "Techniques of
Creative Thinking" have been syn
dicated in papers across the United
States. A Chicago Tribune critic
had this to say: "It immediately
activates the mind."
The New York Times said "Ab
sorbing reading" and Alex Os
born, noted advertising man and
friend of the professor, said "Pro
fessor Robert P. Crawford has had
more experience in teaching crea
tivity than any other man I ever
heard of. 'The Techniques of Cre
ative Thinking' proves he is an
authority on the subject and a mas
ter of readable writing." v
Courtesy Lincoln Mar
banquet in his honor Thursday
night. Marlene Hutchinson and
Del Merrett, in charge of the
event, made the presentation.
first began at the university on a
scholarship from the 4-H Club v as
presented with a bronze paper
weight in the form of the 4-H sym
bol. Marlene Hutchinson and Del
Merritt, junior and senior in the
College of Agriculture, served as
toastmistress and toastmaster.
Speaking at the banquet was
Dorothy Blaser, International Farm
Youth Exchange Delegate, who re
cently returned from Germany.
Miss Blaser gave an illustrated
talk of her four-month stay with
four farm families.
Of the nine scholarships given to
the club members, there were five
of $50, two of $100 and two of
The scholarships may be used
immediately by any winning stu
dent who is currently enrolled in
the University. Some of the
awards, however, were given to
individuals not yet in the univer
sity. In this case, the award will
be withheld and given when the
student enters the college of his
RC Spreads Christmas
Cheer In Institutions'
Parties, gifts, Christmas greet
ing the Red Cross method of
spreading Christmas cheer in Lin
coln. This whirl of Yuletide activities
have kept 400 University Red Cross
workers busy during the month of
December, Red Cross holiday
events officially began with the
annual Christmas, caroling party
University students caroled at
Veteran's Hospital, State Mental
Hospital and the West View County
Home. A party sponsored by the
handicrafts committee was also
held Wednesday at West View in
conjunction with the caroling party.
Underprivileged children in Lin
coln will receive extra Christmas
cheer as a special project of the
handicrafts committee. The group
is making yarn animals which will
be put in bright red stockings dec
orated with Yuletide motifs. The
stockings will also be filled with
fruit, candy and toys.
Everyone likes parties and Red
Cross workers are sponsoring nu
merous Christmas parties at the in
stitutions served by the organiza
tion. Santa Claus will present 30
children with gifts at the Ortho
pedic Hospital party Wednesday
Gay toy clowns, rabbits and ele
phants will be distributed to the
young patients along with grab-bag
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Red Cross' workers; have been
making toys for needy Lincoln
children's Christmas stockings.
Conference Gives OK
The University ROTC marching band directed by Professor Don Lentz will go
to Miami to play for the Orange Bowl game.
The 120 piece band will leave Lincoln Dec. 27 by train and will leave from Mi
ami directly after the game on New Year's Day. They will arrive back in Lincoln
on January 3. Housing arrangements have not been completed.
Saturday the Big Seven Conference agreed to allow the participating school $15,
000 each year to send its band to the Orange Bowl.
The Scarlet and Cream musi
cians will play five minutes at half
time and then join in with the mass
band for an eight-minute perform
ance. The University band will al
so participate in the pre-game
show and the New Year's Eve pa
rade. New Year's will, mark the second
Bowl appearance for the band and
football team. Professor Lentz
took the band to Pasadena's Rose
Bowl in 1941 the Huskers met
The $15,000 will be given to the
school as part of the Orange Bowl
expenses prior to the division of
the proceeds among the remaining
members of the conference. With
the approval for the band's trip1
by the Big Seven, the Huskers this
year and the conference's repre
sentative in succeeding years will
send bands to the game.
' With this arrangement the par
ticipating school will be insured
against the necessity of expending
athletic funds or launching public
subscription campaigns, such as
Kansas did in 1948 to send its band
More than 50 floats and 20 bands
will participate in the King Orange
parade which will depict an "Am
erican Sings" theme. Some of these
bands will come from Minnesota
Illinois and Michigan. Represent
ing the eastern seaboard will be
the United States Air Force Drum
and Bugle Corps, Washington, D
C, and a 40-man drill team from
Included in the Orange Bowl
events are two parades, three foot
ball games, a two-day internation
al, tennis tournament, a four-day
international regatta, a kickoff
luncheon and two pageants.
gifts. University talenl will pro
Veteran's Hospital is also on the
Red Cross party agenda. Veterans
will participate in Christmas con
tests and caroling and watch Uni
versity talent acts at the party
Thursday night. Christmas greet
ings from Red Cross will be per
sonally distributed to each of the
200 patients at the hospital.
Lnuaren at Lincoins tour or
phanages will be entertained at
Christmas parties throughout the
week. Members of the Cedars
Orphanage committee will present
a gift to the orphanage at the party
The group will also help decor
ate the orphanage with pastel
snowflake and Christmas bell dec
orations which they have made
A comedy act by a University
tumbling team was the highlight
of the party at St. Thomas orphan
age Monday. The children played
Christmas games, sang carols and
were entertained with a reading of
"The Littlest Angel."
Children at Tabitha Home en
joyed an old-fashioned Christmas
party Monday afternoon. The Red
Cross committee took two Christ
mas trees to the party which the
children decorated with strings of
popcorn and cranberries.
Other holiday parties sponsored
by Red Cross include? programs at
the State Hospital, Lincoln Air
Base and in the Brownie Scout and
Girl Scout troops in Lincoln.
Courten Sunday Jouinul and Sl.tf
Busily sewing cuddly chenille
animals are Barbara Clark,
Ginny Hudson and Shirley Russ.
Rencki To Discuss
Drive At NUCWA
End 128 Sold
According to student ticket sales
at the Coliseum ticket office, 128
students are going to the Orange
Bowl. Ticket sales closed Monday.
Approximately 75 train tickets,
and between 50 and 60 plane tick
ets have been sold for the trip to
Miami. No bus tickets have been
The special offer of a $251 OS trip
made by the United Airlines will
remain open until Wednesday eve
ning when the regular rates will
go into effect. The offer includes
a round trip ticket to Miami, ac
commodations for two at an ocean
front hotel having a private swim
ming pool, a New Year's Eve
party at the hotel, transportation
to the station, a sight-seeing tour
of Miami and reserve seats for the
Orange Bowl parade.
Passengers will leave Lincoln at
8:27 a.m. either Dec. 29 or 29 and
will arrive in Miami eight hours
later. The planes will have a 45
minute stop-over in Chicago.
Planes will leave Miami Jan. 3
and will arrive in Lincoln 11 hours
later after a three hour stop-over
The Outside World
By FRED DALY
Tax Cuts Postponed
A postponement of tax cuts previously scheduled to go into effect
April 1 will be asked by the Administration, a Republican Congres
sional leader said Monday. The GOP leader, who asked not to be
quoted by name, attended an all-day conference between President
Eisenhower and Republican Congressional leaders.
Although a decision to extend present tax rates had been gen
erally expected, this was the first official authorization. The new tax
cuts would cost the Treasury some
The Republican official said more time was devoted to taxes and
the fiscal situation generally at the morning session of the all-day
meeting than to any other topic. The White House session dealt with
loreign as well as domestic issues, with Secretary of State Dulles
brieting OOP leaders for 45 minutes on international affairs.
Former President Harry Truman said Monday that "fool state
ments by persons in high places"
conduct of this country's foreign policy. However, he said he was
satisfied with steps being taken toward freeing American airmen
imprisoned in Red China on spy charges.
Truman added that foreign policy is based on "continued support
ot the United Nations for peace in the world." He declined to say what
he would do to free the fliers imprisoned by the Chinese Reds.
He also said he believed President Eisenhower will have less
trouble with the incoming Congress than he had with the Republican
dominated Senatj and House in the last Congress. Truman's state
ments came in a press conference kicking off a day of activities
to be climaxed by a $70 a pUte birthday dinner.
Corning Glass Works in Corning. New York. Monday announced
the resignation as research director
chiei of the U.S. Bureau of Standards whose security clearance was
suspended by the Navy in October.
The announcement said Condon plans to live in Berkely, Calif., but
his services as a consultant will- be available to assist in carrying on
Coming's long-range program into the structure of glass.
The Corning announcement said Condon wishes to make no fur
ther effort at this time to obtain clearance that would give him access
to government information, and has withdrawn his application for
Chairman Lewis L. Strauss of the Atomic Energy Commission said
in Washington Monday that the United States is "making very rapid
und satisfactory process" and continues lo lead Russia in the nuclear
weapons field. .
Asked in an interview in U.S. News and World Report whether
this country is "substantially ahead of Soviet Russia" in the atomic
arms race, Strauss said that the United States had started earlier and
has more facilities. "Most importantly, we have a devoted group of
free men at work on the problems," be said,
Tuesday, December 14, 1954
Georges Rencki, active in tha
free Polish resistance movement
during the war, will discuss th
European Youth Campaign at the
NUCWA Christmas Party Tuesday
at 7 p.m. in Union Room 315.
A director for political activities
for the European Youth Campaign,
Rencki plans and organizes a va
riety of activities throughout the
14 countries in which the campaign
A candy-filled pinata of papier
mache will be broken by a blind
folded person and the contents dis
cretta," a Central American danc
tributed to observers. "Adios Lu
ing game, will be played following
Foreign students and NUCWA
board members will tell the origin
religious variations of the Christ
mas story. Glenna Berry, program
chairman, urges all foreign and
American students to attend the
KUON-TV will present a telecast
Wednesday from 9 to 9:30 a.m.
following the lines of the NUCWA
program. Foreign students inter
ested in telling Christmas legends
over television at that time will
be asked to sign up at the NUCWA
Rencki, whose office is in Paris,
was born in Warsaw in 1926. Dur
ing the war he was active in the
free Polish resistance, participat
ing in sabotage operations and edit
ing an underground youth paper.
Upon the fall of Warsaw, he was
captured by the Germans and spent
a year in the Murnau prison camp.
He joined Polish forces in Italy at
the end of the war and made his
way to Italy.
Social Worker To Lead
Cosmo Club Discussion
Miss Florence Brugger, Lincoln
social worker, will lead a panel
discussion at a meeting of Cosmo
politan Club Wednesday in Union
Room 315 at 7:30 p.m.
Miss Brugger has spent several
years participating in social work
in the Orient. The meeting is open
to the public.
Foreign students on the panel
will present their impressions of
the social and cultural conditions
in their countries.
three billion dollars a year.
cost the United States friends in the
of Dr. Edward U. Condon, former
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