The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, October 04, 1955, Image 1

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    Standing outside the door before the first
class, she, struck up a conversation with a hand
some young male standing nearby.
"I don't know much about political science,"
she reported, "but the girls at the bouse all
say this instructor is a real doll."
She is still recovering from the shock she
got when the handsome young man turned out
to be the instructor himself.
Cloudy skies, showers and thunderstorms are
Elated to constitute a dreary weather picture for
Tuesday. Warmer weather, however, is ex
pected to accompany the showers.
Vol. 56, No. 7
Tuesday, October 4, 1955
Where Your Money Goes:
AUF To Kick Of
1955 Drive Tuesday
AUF solicitations of unaffiliated
students will begin Tuesday night
following the Kick-Off Dinner, An
dy Smith, AUF president, an
nounced Monday.
Teams are now being organized
for solicitations by Judy Joyce,
AUF Board member. Workers will
attempt to reach as many unaf
filiated students living out in Lin
coln as possible on Tuesday night,
she said. The remainder will be
contacted Wednesday, Miss Joyce
The Kick-Off Dinner, donated to
AUF by the Union, will feature a
guest speaker and the Phi Delta
Tlieta band, Cynthia Henderson,
special events chairman, an
nounced. One part of AUF's drivt has been
completed, Smith said. Faculty
members were contacted in the
spring, he said.
AUF discontinued solicitation in
booths during New Student Week
this year, because of the danger of
approaching students twice, Smith
said. The booths were made strict
ly educational, he added.
The drive will include solicita
tions from organized houses, un
affiliated students and dorms, he
said. The drive will end Oct. 27, he
' This year the funds collected by
AUF will be divided among the
World University Service, Ameri
can Cancer Society, Lincoln Com
munity Chest, American Heart As
sociation, and Lancaster Associa
tion for Retarded Children chari
ties, Smith continued.
"AUF is achieving a balance in
local, national and international
charities in supporting these five
aervices," Smith said.
He explained that the WUS will
receive 25 per cent of the money
collected; Cancer Heart and the
Community Chest will each receive
20 per cent. LARC School (Lan
caster Association for Retarded
Children) in Lincoln will benefit by
10 per cent. The remaining five
per cent of the funds will go into
the AUF expense and emergency
This will be the first year that
AUF has supported LARC School.
"Mentally retarded children can
not be cured," Smith said, "but
they can be taught to have as
normal a life as possible. LARC
School teaches the essential things
of life, such as tying shoes and
feeding themselves, to the chil
dren." AUF, which is the only organiza
tion on campus allowed to solicit
students for charitable causes, se
lected its five charities last spring
Outside World:
OB I jm Em
me s iqm
Staff Writer
Although reports issued on President Eisenhower's condition Sun
day described him as suffering from fatigue, bulletins issued Monday
reported that he felt "rested and refreshed."
Attending doctors were alert for changes in the President's con
dition, but a mid-morning report relieved the fears in the White
House staff that Ike may have taken a bad turn during the night.
The White House reported: "When he awoke this morning, the
President felt rested and refreshed. His morning examination showed
no changes to indicate complications and his condition remains satis
factory." White House Press Secretary James C. Hagerty explained that
physicians told him "that tiredness is not unusual in these cases."
Mrs. Eisenhower stated that she will "sharply curtail" her visits
to Ike until his condition is improved. She intends to remain at Fitz
simons Army Hospital throughout the month-long period that Ike is
expected to remain there. "
Red Chinese Alter Promise
Communist China intimated Monday that if the United States
wishes to get back all of the American civilians still held by the
Peiping government, the United States must agree to Red demands
to expand the negotiations at Geneva
The Communist Chinese government had promised to release 41
civilians but so far only 15 have crossed the border. There has been
no word on the other 26 Americans.
The Peiping radio announced, "China has adhered consistently to
a policy of leniency toward these Americans. It is only in the cir
cumstances of the improvement of relations between China and the
United States that this policy can be made more lenient."
The radio then broadcast a warning, "If the United States per
sists in stalling in the constructive advance of the talks on the pre
text that the agreement has not yet been carried out, this will not only
turn the talks into a dreary negative performance but also be of no
help to carrying out the agreement."
The broadcast attack the American refusal to discuss the ad
mission of Red China to- the United Nations.
AEC Announces Project
A five-front project to harness hydrogen energy was announced
by Chairman Lewis L. Strauss of the Atomic Energy Commission.
The project could possibly supply mankind with inexhaustible
power reserves lasting forever. Strauss added that he would not be
surprised if science achieved a hydrogv. or fusion, breakthrough
within 20 years. 1
Strauss emphasized that this propose "nject was a long-term
program and would not interfere with the pivsent atomic power pro
gram. Powers Refuse Recognition
France, the United States and Great Britain formally notified
Russia that they will refuse to recognize Communist East Germany.
This was , the first formal answer to the Russian-West German
agreement to establish diplomatic relations. The note, sent to the
Soviet Foreign Ministry, was reported to have emphasized that the
Western Big Three will not recognize any German government except
that in Bonn; that Germany's frontiers will not be definitely estab
lished until a peace treaty is signed with all Germany; and that the
Soviet Union should reassure the West that it will respect the four
power agreement for free communications between East and West
on the basis of a poll in which
students expressed their preference
of charities.
The Better Business Bureau and
the National vrmation Bureau,
nationally recognized authority on
charities, were consulted before
the final selection of charities was
LARC School and the Lincoln
Community Chest are the two local
charities to be aided by AUF.
"The Community, Chest represents
a united way of giving," Smith
The Chest benefits some 30 pri
vate welfare agencies and their
branches. Smith explained that the
Chest performs six general types
! of services, including care of chil
dren and the aged, military serv
ices, youth guidance, relief and
rehabilitation, community health
and coordination services.
"Through these six areas," he
said, "the Chest reaches many
more people than AUF could aid
Union Contributes
Dinners To AUF
Union officials have decided to
again donate the meals for AUF's
annual Kick-Off Dinner to be held
Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in Parlors
XYZ of the Union, Andy Smith,
AUF president, said Monday.
The meals are always donated as
a Union contribution to AUF, he
said. Board members and their as
sistants will attend the dinner, he
James Norvell, head of the Ne
braska division of the American
Cancer Society in Omaha, and Rob
ert Henderson, past president of
AUF, will speak.
Jim Peterson's band will provide
the entertainment, and Nancey
Boedeker will play a piano solo.
The "Kick-Off" banquet will be
gin the 1955 AUF drive. Two hun
dred solicitors will begin collections
personal donations throughout the
city of Lincoln.
Hello Girl Dance
Set For Saturday
The Hello Girl Dance will be
held Saturday in the Union ball
room from 9 to 12 p.m. with music
by Tommy Tomlin's band. The
1955 Hello Girl will be presented
at intermission.
Tickets, are now on sale from
BABW board members. They will
be sold at a booth in the citynd
Ag Unions Wednesday, Thursday,
and Friday. The price is 50 cents.
Year's Theme
The Ag Union Fall Roundup
was held Friday evening. "Your
Union Thru the Year", theme of
Union Contest:
Houses Compete For Dinner
With Marterie Or Vocalist
The Union is sponsoring a con
test in conjunction to the Ralph
Marterie concert at the Union ball
r o o m at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday. The men's organized
house that sells the most tickets
will have the opportunity to enter
tain Marterie's blonde' vocalist
Gloria Brooks at dinner between
the two performances. The girl's
organized houst selling the most
tickets will entertain Marterie be
tween the shows.
All ticket returns must be in
from the organized houses by 7:30
p.m. Tuesday. A free ticket will
be given away for each 20 tickets
sold and two for each 35 sold by
organized houses.
Tickets may be purchased at the
Union ticket booth at the price of
$1 for the matinee, and for the
Textile Exhibit
Opens Morrill
Gallery Season
The University Art Galleries
opened its new season Sunday with
a showing of contemporary hand
weaving at Morrill Hall.
The exhibition which is co-sponsored
by the Galleries and Lincoln
Weavers Guild is a competitive af
fair consisting of entries from six
states: New Hampshire, Kentucky,
Minnesota, New Mexico, Washing
ton and Nebraska.
Entries were made in four classi
fications: drapery and upholstery
textiles, clothing textiles, decora
tive and utilitarian textiles, and
experimental weaving.
In conjunction with the opening
Sunday, tea was served in the Art
Calleries from 3 to 5 p.m.
After closing here, Oct. 30, the
exhibition will be shown at the
Currier Gallery of Art, Manches
ter, N.H.; the J. B. Speed Art Mus
eum, Louisville, Ky.; and the
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle,
Red Cross
New Group
A new committee, the State
Mental Hospital committee will be
organized by the college Red Cross
unit Thursday at 6:45 p.m. in Un
ion Room 313.
All upperclass men and women
interested in entertaining the 1700
patients by playing cards, present
ing variety shows, calling square
dances, or publishing a monthly
newspaper may attend this meet
ing, Barbara Clark, Red Cross
president, said.
"It is the purpose of this meet
ing, to arrange a working time for
the interested students and tell
these persons the committee's pres
ent program, Miss Clark said.
Students will have an opportun
ity to sign up for a field in which
they are interested, she added.
Like all Red Cross committees,
this mental hospital committee will
exist to help others; it will co
ordinate, efficiently with the other
Red Cross committee, she said.
In addition to the Red Cross Col
lege unit organizing a hospital com
ittee, the Lancaster Chapter is
conducting a drive for adult work
ers. The mental hospital has made
a request for forming such com
mittees following requests from
the patients, Miss Clark said.
Students will visit the patients
once a week. Transportation will
be arranged for these trips.
Monthly talent shows will be pre
sented in the auditorium for all
patients, according to Miss Clark.
Various additional activities in
clude: music, art, speech therapy,
helping with play presentations
and grup singing, supervising
such gijmes as ping pong,, playing
canast and bridge, and planning
a swimming program for the pa
tients at the YWCA and YMCA.
I"" if
the Open House, was carried out
through the use of large calendar
decorations. Over 20 Ag Campus
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evening at $1.25 back and $1.50
"This type of entertainment is
only possible if students support
such a program." Joyce "Stratton,
member of the Union Board said.
"It in the future the students want
this type of program, they have to
show it by coming. The attendance
governs the interest" Joyce Strat
ton added.
Marterie, whose band won the
lop place for two years as the top
band according to "Downbeat"
magazine, began his career at the
age of 14 when Danny Russo hired
him to play in his Oriole Orchestra.
Besides winning his award from
While in the Navy during the
World War II engagement, Mar
terie organized a service band to
play at Navy installations and ci
vilian bond rallies. Marterie trav
eled all around the United States
selling bonds.
His record career began in 1949
when he was lead of the featured
ABC orchestra. At this time Merc
ury Records was in quest of a
"Downbeat," he also won a trophy,
Council Considers
Land Trade Plan
The University's building pro
gram may have received a boost
Monday when the Lincoln City
Council informally discussed a
land trade in the vicinity of 14th
and W.
The University, as part of their
current building schedule, plans to
srtaighten a 38-foot jog in 14th
street between Vine and U streets.
This would hi vol ve the relocating
of 14th street paving, and repaving
from Vine to south of U. In consid
eration of the appropriation of the
land necessary for paving, the Uni
versity would deed to the city a
piece of land west of 14th street.
The repaving would rnvolve the
area around the corner of 14th and
Vine near Bancroft School, the
women's athletic field and the
Mall. The entire enterprise was es
timated by the Public Works Di
rector of Lincoln at around $30,
000. Dance:
Bill Afbers
For Frolics
"Farmyard Frolics," is the
theme of this year's Farmers'
Formal to be held Oct. 15 at . the
Ag College Student Activities Build
ing. Bill Albers and his band will
furnish music for the dance begin
ning at 8:30 p.m. Cotton and denim
will be the traditional western
dress for the affair. Charlie Trum
ble, head of the tickets sales, an
nounced that tickets are $1.50 per
Ann Luchsinger was selected as
general chairman for the dance.
Other chairmen and their respec
tive committees are: Margie Ed
wards, decorations; Shirley Rich
ards, presentation; Marx Peterson,
band; Dick Nelson, clean-up; Sis
Matzke, elections; and Harvey Jor-j-ensen,
The Farmers Formal is spon
sored by the Ag Exec Board. All
University students are invited to
attend, Larry Connor, Ag Exec
Board president, said.
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organizations exhibited displays
explaining their individual activ
ities. which signified his honor as the
number one band, from the edi
!tors of "Cash Box" magazine. In
1952, his band broke into the hit
Marterie, "The Caruso of the
trumpet," was the featured dance
band on "Star Night," and played
at Chicago's Soldier Field, De
troit's Briggs Stadium and Cleve
land's municipal stadium.
Some of the recordings that Mar
terie made lamous are "Caravan,"
"Crazy, Man, Crazy," "Skokiaan,"
and "Pretend." All sold over a
half million copies.
In order to get the sound he
wanted, Marterie took his band
to the natural amphitheater at Red
Rock, Colo, to record the "Na
tional Emblem March." Also while
recording "Trumpeter's Lullaby"
Marterie first played the first
trumpet part with full orchestra.
Then, playing back the recording,
then third, and fourth, until the en
hten, third, and fourth until the en
tire quartet was1 played by him.
To Lecture
Dr. C. Clyde Mitchell, chairman
of the University's agricultural
economics department, will lecture
at the University of Rome during
the 1956 spring semester on a spe
cial Fulbright Fellowship, the Col
lege of Agriculture officials an
nounced Monday.
Dr. Mitchell will teach in the
International Training Center in
Agriculture Economics sponsored
by the United Nation's Food and
Agriculture Organization and the
University of Rome.
This is the first international UN
program giving university credit.
One of two American professors
selected for the program, Mitchell
will lecture in two seminar
courses: the economic principles
ol agriculture and the problems of
economic development in under
developed agricultural nations.
Chairman of the department
since 1949, Dr. Mitchell received
his Ph. D from Harvard, and his
B. A. and M. A. degrees from the
University of Texas.
He plans to leave for Rome
about Jan. 1, and to return to Lin
coln June 15. He will be accom
panied by his wife and children.
Mieienz To Lead
YWCA Discussion
A discussion of student govern
ment will be led by Mary Mieienz,
former Student Council advisor,
Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Rosa Boitton
Hall, Beverly Deepe, YW cabinet
member, announced Monday.
The discussion is sponsored by
the YW student-faculty coffee hour.
Miss Deepe is chairman of the
meeting. Refreshments will be
served and the meeting is open to
the public, she said.
rsji n n
One hundred-four members of
the University Singers were an
nounced Monday by Dr. Arthur
Westbrook, director and professor
of voice. The new members are:
First soprano: Alice Allen, Jean
Benson, Janet Boucher, Andonea
Chronopulos, Myrna Grunwald,
Shirley Halligan, Mary Huston.
Jean Hueftle, Janet Jenkins,
Mary Ann Konegni, Marilyn Mc
Hargue, Lois Panwitz, Jane Ste
ven, Cecilia TeSelle.
Second soprano: Annabell Blin
cow, Nancy Carmody, Billie Croft,
Jeanette Kroese, Alice Logie, Car
ol Ann Meyers.
Laurel Morris, Alice Mumme,
Virginia McPeck, Velda Stokke,
Gerayne Swanson, Norma Jean
First alto: Caroline Boswell,
Martha Danielson, Gail Drahota,
Sally Laase, Carolyn Lee, Phyllis
Louise Meldrum, Carolyn Novot
ny, Enid Pearson, Marianne Say
er, Betty Sorenson.
Second alto: Sharon Andreason,
Carol Asbury, Betty Btrnes, Kar
en Beghtol, Dorothy Buckley, Mar
garet Elliott.
Betty Hogue, Ruth Kluck, Kath
leen Lang, Judith Lundt, Shirley
McPeck, Victoria Nuss, Phyllis
First tenor: Ronald Bath, Pete
Berge, Dennis Coleman, Paul
Davis, Francis English, Joseph
Coed Counselors:
ntf-onts List&
Sixteen organizations chosen to
compete in Penny Carnival have
been announced by Coed Counse
lors. Penny Carnival will be held
in the Student Union ballroom Oct.
The ideas submitted for compe
tition were chosen on the basis of
originality, suitability to the carni
val theme, attractiveness, and pos
sible audience appeal.
The organization and booth
chairmen consisting of an active
and one pledge are: Alpha Chi
Omega, Ann Luchsinger and Doro
thy Beechner; Alpha Omicron Pi,
Kay Krueger and Joan Fahren
bruch; Alpha Phi, Carol Smith
and Joan Riha; Alpha Xi Delta,
Mary Keller and Bobby Wylie;
Delta Delta Delta, Kay Williams
and Arlene Hrbek; Delta Gamma,
Nancy Chapman and Barbara
Sharpe; Gamma Phi Beta, Bev
Jacobs and Carolyn Novotny.
Kappa Alpha Theta, Roberta
Welch and Cynthia Barber; Kappa
Delta, Peggy Volzke and Marty
Epsen; Kappa Kappa Gamma,
Jeanie Aitken and Nan Carlson; Pi
Beta Phi, Linda Beal and Sonia
Murphy; Sigma Delta Tau, Sandra
Sherman and Joyce Magidson.
Sigma Kappa, Carole Coleman
and Nancy Isgrig; Love Memorial
Hall, Elaine Sackschewsky and
Rose Marie Tondlt; Terrace Hall,
Shirley Pankonin and Laika Cilin-
sky; Towne Club, Donna Rinker
'Better Than Expected':
Libtonons Si
Sunday Jtesp
Response from all types of stu
dents to Sunday opening of Love
library has been better than ex
pected, Bernard Kreissman, direc
tor of publicity for all library serv
ices, said Monday.
"We feel, however, it would be
unwise to go out on a limb on the
basis of two Sundays," Kreissman
added. "The library will run a
close count of Sunday use all year.
We want to be able to make quali
tative as well as quantitative con
clusions." The figures used for comparison
so far have been on Saturdays this
year and last year.
Last Sunday, 405 students were
counted at the control desk, . the
desk at the head of the stairs to
second floor. The heaviest use
was during the afternoon, 2 p.m.
to 5 p.m., when 287 students pas
sed the desk. From 6 p.m. to 9
p.m., 118 were counted.
Between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., the
first floor study lounge held 39 per
sons; this is approximately one
fourth of the lounge's capacity.
The heaviest use of the reading
rooms was in the Education room,
which had as many as 44 students
in the afternoon.
At the reserve desk 90 books
were checked out from 2 p.m. to
5 p.m. A heavy day's use at the
reserve desk is 50 books an hour
compared to Sunday's 50 an hour.
Last Saturday 130 books were
checked out all day; on Sunday
the total was 156. A year ago, on
Feeney, Burton Johnson.
Donald MouL Blaine McClary,
John Nelson, Charles Palmer, Rog
er Schroeder, Norbert Schuennan,
Jack Snyder.
Second tenor: Fred Allen, Jo
seph Babcock, Duane Booth, Phil
lip Coffman, Ronald Irons.
Dallas Matthews, Leslie Rob
erts, Harrold SpicknaH, Richard
Baritone: Delmar Bohlmeyer,
Don Chilcoat, Daniel Grace, John
Hall, Gene Hazen, Jerald Hurtz,
Tom Keene.
Gary Lavoie, Herbert Meininger,
Richard Moses, Monty McMahon,
Norman Riggins, James Schlegel
milch, Roger Wischmeier.
Bass: Clark Alexander, Allan
Byers, Clarence Castner, Joseph
Crawford, Richard Davenport,
Robert Eisenach, John Keifer, Ed
win Martin, Joseph MergL
Jack Minshall, Robert Owen,
Steven Schroeder, James Shook,
Glenn Sperry, Frederick Stelling,
Robert Vitols, Ken Wehrman.
University Singers has increased
its membership 24 members with
the selection of this year's group.
Last year, there were 80 Singers.
The group presents an annual
Christmas Carol Concert and joins
with Madrigals to give Handel's
"Messiah." Last year, both groups
took part in the presentation of
Gian Carlo-Menotti's modern op-
I era, "The Consul."
and Gloria Temple.
Members of the elimination com
mittee were Carol Thompson,
president of Coed Counselors; Phyl
Cast, vice president; Carol Ander
son, Penny Carnival chairman;
Barbara Pape and Ginny Wilcox,
senior board members.
A meeting will be held at 7 p.m.
Tuesday for the booth chairmen
in Union Room 313. At this time,
the chairmen are to bring their
booth budget estimation and the
$4 booth fee.
Pub Board Filings
Due Friday Noon
Applications for Publications
Board are due Friday noon. Stud
ents interested should file in Room
205 Ellen Smith Hall.
Interviews will begin Friday at
3 p.m. and will probably continue
a week, Sharon Mangold, commit
tee chairman, said. The committee
will arrange interviews to fit the
schedule of the applicant. An ac
cumulative 5.0 average is neces
sary. The nominating committee will
select two applicants from the
sophomore, junior, and senior class
to come before the Student Council
as a whole for interviews." Any ap
plicant not nominated by the com
mittee may still be nominated by
any Council member, for an inter
view with the Council.
a Saturday when a football game
war held, 95 reserve books were
checked out.
Social Studies librarian, Mary
Doak, said many students were
using History fl readings. History
9 is primarily an introductory
course in American history. Ed
ward Wiseblood, a librarian in the
science reading room, 6aid, "The
students here were very quiet
there wasn't a sound all day. There
was no laughing and talking."
"They didn't seem to be here to ar
range dates," Kreissman said.
Most frequent questions asked
on second floor, in the humanities
and science rooms, were on how
to write short papers. "There were
many direction questions during
the day, and queries pertaining to
location of materials and use of
periodicals and documents," Rich
ard Farley, assistant director of
libraries for science, said.
Most of the librarians and as
sistants felt that use of the library
on Sundays would increase through
the year. More students use the
library as exams approaching and
term papers are due, -they .said.
Attendance is generally low during
the first few weeks of school.
A compilation of attendance sta
tistics prepared by Farley quoted
an unnamed staff member es say
ing, "Only serious students me
the library on Sunday," 12iou;:h
Kreissman, who is also assistant
director of libraries for humanities,
stated that last Sunday's attend
ance "represented a good cror.s-
I, section of the student body."