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VOL. 55, NO. 9 K LINCOLN, NEBRASKA Thursday, June 30. 1955
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June SG Golf sport reels, 11:45 a.
m.-12:3o p.m., Union Lounge
All State concert, Ballroom', 7
Craft Shop open, 7 p.m.
All State one-act plays, Howell
Theater, 8:15 p.m.
Elementary science exhibit,
Teachers College Room 200.
July 1 All State operetta, Ball
room, 7:30 p.m.
Z All State final concert, Sta
dium, 7:30 p.m.
4 Independence Day, holiday.
5 Phi Delta Kappa luncheon.
Bridge lessons, Union Room
315, 4 p.m.
Handicrafts class, Craft
Shop, 7 p.m.
8 Pi Lambda Tbeta luncheon,
Ellen Smith, noon'.
Inesita, Union Artist Series,
Ballroom, S p.m.
7 Sjwrt reels, 11:45 a.m.,
Twenty-seven high school stu
dents have received scholarships
to attend the University All-State
Fine Arts Course, now in progress,
David 8. Foltz, director, an
nounced.' , The scholarships and recipients
Miller and Paine Scholarship
ArtJ, Charlene Abrams, Bonnie
Andrews, Melvin FUck and Jack
Mabel Dow Scholarship (Speech"),
Cordon Magney, Shareen Johnson,
Norma Lynn Jones, Judy Bussin
ger, Jerry Spain and Ron Mc
Keever. Benevolent and Protective Order
of Elks-Scottsbluff (Speech), An
Nebraska Federation of Women's
Clubs (Music), District I, Deanno
Thomas; District II, Joyce Johnson-,
District III, Mary Rummage;
District TV, Janice Dickinson; Dis
trict V, Lorene Amman, and Dis
trict VI, Terry Ann Smith.
Lexington Women's" Club Mu
sic), Mary Lou Foreman.
Flattsmouth Band Parent Club
(Music). Brenda Ofe and Janis
'"Harasberger Music Scholarship
of Ashland, Avis liooker ana James
Twentieth Century Club of Mor
rill (Music), Janice Borden.
Seward Women's Club Musie,
J. M. Crook Scholarship of Ains
worth (Music), Kenneth Fling.
York Women's Club (Music),
American Association of Univer
sity Women, ScottsbluJf Chapter,
"Some Nebraskans are under the
illusion they're safe" from any
future enemy air attack, Federal
Civil .Defense Administrator Val
Peterson told an audience of 200
at a University convocation Mon
day afternoon. t .
placency is outmoded, h .nA
pointing out that bombs dropped
uu oiiui ait jt orce Base at Omaha
and Ellsworth Air Base at Rapid
City, S. D., would expose one-third
of Nebraska's population to radio-
active fallout, many fatally. The
Lincoln Air Force Base is assumed
to be a rarimarv taromt rt-
"Every bit of evidence says that
evacuation will work," be said in
Mobile, Ala., where 49,000 people
were moved to the city's edge"
without a fender being scratched."
"There is no limit to the size
of bombs that can be created
by scientists" and atomic manu
facturers?Peterson said. "There is
nothing in America the Russians
cant do". 'They have the same
"mental apparatus." he noinH
"The Russians are training more
scientists than we arc in fh tt c
he continued, adding that they are
better-trained. "Within 30 tn n
years," he said, Russia could
W. V. Lambert
American air defense. Peterson wm world domination for
assertedcannot "Wn reason alone
ou uii&cit irom being successful'
enough for an enemy's purposes
nai possibility, be said, when
coupled with the fart
diplomats have not been able to
Keep the peace for long periods
of time, provides th mveeiur
aeimed civil defense & .
tempt to minimize the effects of
womic attack." Although it may be
another nuisarw r
Peterson called it "another imL
Appealing for more effective
cjvu cietense organizations, Peter
son said that every state, and city
has such an orcranizsatum "c,,.
are excellent," he declared, "some
are putrid, and some are in be
He said he had gathered from
newspaper accounts that "utter
indifference" to the need for civil
defense prevails in Lincoln.
The two phases -of civil defense
work, Peterson said, are the post
attack, or clean-up, and pre-attack
phases, true latter involving "utili
zation of space.
Inesita, pictured above, will ap
pear at the Union Ballroom Wed
nesday evening. Her program will
include a variety of Spanish dances
accompanied by a guitarist and
pianist.. (Story at right.)
Dean Of Agriculture
To Take Russian Trip
TV W V T ami I J ...
;;'of lr."U,e1 P importance to me."
MMleee of Aericultiiro k
. w aw 1 1,
chosen one of 12 Ammn
culturists who will tour the Soviet
Russian a e r-
day. He was in
W a shine-
ton, D.C. mak
ing final ar
the trip. H e
Courtesy Lincoln Star
"Russia's research, both funda
mental and applied, and their ag
ricultural education will be of
Students who expect to receive
associate, baccalaureate or ad
vanced ej;rees r any teaching
certificate at the end of the sum
mer session should apply for them
at nce according to Floyd Hoo
ver, director of registration and
Checking should be done In Boom
t of the Admiaistration Building,
face Itours are t ajrn. to 4 p.tn.
Hoover said that application wil! "
fee necessary before a degree via :
fee .granted.- . , ' .
By ROGER WAIT
At the Yalta Conference, the
late President Franklin D. Roose
velt thought that concessions were
necessary to bring Russia into the
war against Japan, Dr. John Mor
rison, visiting professor of geo
graphy at the University this sum
mer, said in a Summer Nebraskan
But, the former chief of the East
European Branch of the State De
partment's Division for Research
on Europe argued there was 'no
need for concessions., he asserted.
Russia would have entered the
war out of national self-interest.
Japan, Morrison said, had an
nounced she intended to conouer
Siberia tip to Lake Baikal and had
a large, supposedly crack army in
But Roosevelt, the geographer
said, was "under Army and Air
Force pressure to get Russia into
the war for sound military rea
sons." Considered one of the nation's
top three political geographers by
Dr. Colbert Held, assistant orof es-
sor of geography, Morrison ob
served that the VS. and Its a&es
have been "so successful" in "try
ing to replace Western weakness
with strength" that the "Russians
want to call it quits.
During World War H. Morrison
was an official ia the Office of
Strategic Services, an charge of
the U. S. S. R. Research and An
alysis Branch, working out Russian
military and political intentions.-
He was an Instructor in geogra
phy at-the Universitv rS
until 1938, when he resigned to do
puouc lecturing .around the U. S,
He recalled how he ws nad Mid
west Coordinator for the national
Committee to Defend America by
Aiding the Allies. A friend told
him the chairman of the Chicago
committee wanted to see him. It
turned out to be Adlai Stevenson.
with "vest unbuttoned and coat
off" but with "kind of a worries
look. Stevenson told him he
needed somebody to run the office.
ne oesitatea, Morrison caid, but
"when Stevenson turns on the pres
sure, it's hard "to resist.
As 1 look back, he reminisced, ;
"it looks like a "sort of a helter
skelter career, but it -was a lot of
The 12 Americans Will visit Rue.
sia . as part of an exchange pro
gram tmder Vfejcb a similar Bti
sisn .cwm-vill travel In ttie VJS.
to study American farming methods.
The 13-roember Russian delega
tion will include Nebraska on their
itinerary. The exchange idea was
originated in an editorial in the Des
Moines Register and Trm.
which suggested Russian farmers
aoouid be given an opportunity to
study at first hand how Iowa raises
corn and bogs simultaneously.
me isuviet government imme
diately seized on the idea and be
gan negotiations to let mm f
Russian farmers visit the U. S. Of
tue 12-member U. S. group, many
are leaders of farm
In the summers of 1952 and 1353
he conferred with the government
of Iraq on organizing facilities for
agrw-uiiurai research, sponsored
the United Nations Food and Agri
Final entailment for ih f ti..
sitys Mimmer Sessions totaled 2,
845, an increase of 2$ students
compared with last year. Dr. Floyd
W. Hoover, director of registra
tion and records, has announced.
The breakdown is: andergrada
ates, 1,702; graduates, CM; and
fessional degrees, 529.
a Uune 29, 2644 students had
registered. There may fee addi
tional registration following the
University's post session which be
gins la Aug. f. Last war's
registration was 2,582.
Inesita, Spanish dancer, will nr.
sent the second Union Artist nrn.
gram in the Ballroom Wednesday
at 8 p.m. Admission is free for
the program which is sponsored
by the 1955 Summer Sessions and
Every facet of Spanish dance is
presented in Inesita's program, in
cluding the cort dances of the 18th
panaderos, flamenco and f arnica.
Her dancing has been featured in
movies, opera and television.
Recently. Inesita has
ia the Southwest and West Coast
as featured performer of compan
ies brought to the United Stat
from Mexico. Inesita was the only
non-Spanish national to aar
at the opening of the Castellan
Hilton Hotel in Madrid in 1953. She
was born in New York and grew
up in Los Angeles.
Inesita made her first perform
ance on the stage at the age of
14 as a riano accomnanist fn- v
father. She studied dance under
Jose Fernadez, a disciple of Ar
A . review in ' fee Ksw York
Times"' called - lnesitas " Uancliig
"pleasure to watch and also said
she "plays the castanets as though
they were really a musical instru
ment. A New York Herald-Trib
une critic said, "One sets pen
mouthed . . . the most amazine Sna
ish female dancer I have ever
Inesita is accompanied in her
dancing by Erwin Herbsi, pianist,
and Felipe Lanza, guitarist.
Dances on her program include
"Andaluzia Sentimental. "Polo.
"Valencia," "Jota, "Farruca,
bra" and "Maria Slome.
Sef For Tuesday
Free bridge lessons sponsored hv
the Union win he held Tuesday in
Union Room 215 at 4 p.m.
The course is ooen- to besrinmrE
and those who desire to learn how
to play. Mrs. 'Homer HnevwTl
is the instructor of the r.onr
which Is sponsored fey the Unioa.,
The first of two "World Trouble
Spot Forums will be held Julv
7 in Love Library Auditorium at
The topic of the first discussion
will be Europe. The area and its
background, problems and future
will be discussed bv three mem.
bers of the University faculty from
the departments of economics, po
litical science and geography. The
program is an outgrowth of 13
radio programs which were pre
viously produced by the University.
Members of the panel are Colbert
Held; assistant professor of ge
ography; Carl Schneider, asso
ciate professor of political science,
and Wallace Peterson, assistant
professor of economics. Jack Mc
Bride, assistant television director,
is in charge of the series.
McBride said" that since there
were only two times set aside for
the forums, the topics, of necessity,
are quite broad in their scope.
The panel members will each
discuss the phase of the problem
with which they are familiar.
Tbe next forum will he heidl
July 21 and will concern Asia,
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