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Foreign Student Tour
Shown boarding a bus for a
tour of eastern Nebraska farms
are three foreign students attend
ing the University. With them
are the co-chairmen of the tour.
Courtesy Lincoln Journal
Displayed In Union
uy wj&s i'lTTACK zen and, when World War II in-
Staff Writer yolved the United States, Steinberg
An exhibition of 10 original joined up, winning a Navy com-
Christmas paintings by Carl Stein- mission which eventually landed
berg opened Friday at the main him in Italy and North Africa and
lounge of the Union. The paintings later in China and India. He pub-
wtacn will remain on display usnea his first book of drawings
through Nov. 10, are from the Hall- in 1945, "All in Line," which was
mark cards collection, and have followed by "The Art of Living."
been reproduced by the firm as 1949, and "The Passport," 1954. He
Christmas cards. continued his magazine work, be-
Flying in the face of America's gan developing the Santa Claus
firmly entrenched Christmas tra- characterization for Christmas
ditions, Steinberg has created a cards, and won some choice com
wholly new face, figure and per- missions for murals in hotels, lux-
sonality lor Santa Claus himself in ury liners and commercial build-
Shown are Bob Lebruska, Phyl
lis Nelson, Mrs. Primitiva Man-
alo of the Philippine Islands,
Miss SarojKhanna of India, Jo
sef von Al of Switzerland and
Art Galleries Exhibit
Paintings Of Barlach
The first large showing in the
United States of the art work of
Ernst Barlach 20th century Ger
man artist, is now being present
ed by the University Art Galleries.
The exhibit, which opened Sun
day will run through Nov. 27.
Barlach is best known as a
sculptor but has also done much
work as a print maker and illus
trator. In Germany he is equally
well known as a novelist, but his
work has not yet been translated
During and following World War
I a new movement in "contem
porary" art was begun in Ger
many. Barlach became one of the
leaders in this movement. Because
this form of art, often referred to
as expressionism, seemed to be
against the Nazi doctrine, Barlach
was persecuted and much of his
work was destroyed.
According to Norman Geski, di
rector of the University Art Gal
leries, this exhibit is "an artistic
event of national importance,
Geski describes the works as "mys
tical, gloomy, and philosophical al
though not without humor. The
exploration of the common man
prevails throughout his art."
While wood sculpture was Bar
lach's favorite medium, most of
the exhibition is in bronze cast
after the original. In addition to
the actual work of the artist there
are also pictures and information
about his student days, his trip to
Rusia made in 1906, his studio,
his public monuments, and his con
temporaries. The bronze head of
the Guestrow "Angel" is among
me most lamous of his works.
deski reported that a large
crowd attended the opening of thea
exhibit. Erwin Boll, representative
of the German government was
the paintings to be displayed here
and has won acclaim for his au
Santa Claus, reasoned the Ro
manian born artist, need not be
the static figure he is generally
shown to be, repeating the same
humdrum activities year in and
year out. Santa can be anything he
wants and do anything he feels
like, Steinberg believes.
Few artists have dared to
tamper seriously with Santa's ap
pearance for nearly a century. Cle
ment Moore gave a definite de
scription of the old elf in his poem,
"A Visit from St. Nicholas," but it
remained for Thomas Nast, famed
American cartoonist, to depict
Santa's now traditional form in the
1860's. He has remained consist-
On a typical card, Santa might
work some of his unique magic.
He will draw himself, then a girl,
and then both the girl and he will
finish drawing the picture and a
Christmas tree. .
Seven hundred graduate and
eighty post doctoral fellowships for
scientific study during 1956-57 will
be awarded by the National Sci
They are available to college
seniors who expect to receive a
baccalaureate degree by 1956
and to those who are studying for
or have masters' or doctoral de
grees. Applications for postdoctoral fel
lowships must be in the fellowship
office of the Natonal Academy of
Sciences National Research Coun
cil by Dec. 19, 1956 and for gradu
ate fellowships by Jan. 3, 1956.
All applicants for predoctoral
awards are required to take an
examination which will be given
on Jan. 21, 1956.
Annual stipends range from $1400
to $3400 plus tuition, laboratory fees
and some travel expenses for all
scientific fields, including natural
and social sciences.
Professor Hugo Ribiero,, depart
ment of Mathematics, will speak
on "Some Recent Developments
in Mathematics", Thursday at 4:15
p.m., in Room 210, Brace Labora
tory. Tea will be served at 3:45
p.m., Saul Epstein,' colloquium
present. Tape .recordings were antly the same to this day. ,
made to be broadcast in Germany
over tne voice of America.
Geski urged students to take ad-
Stemberg's Santa Claus, which
he originated as a Christmas card
design for Hallmark cards four
vantage of the exhibit He beUeves years ago, has developed an ex-
ucmciiuuua tranrflinarv nnmhpr nf ta ontc anrl
tnat it wm nave a
appeal to everyone." It has taken
over a year and a half to bring
the collection together. Museums
and private collectors have con
tributed to it, and it is being
presented in collaboration with the
University of Washington, the Day
ton Art Institute, and Harvard Uni-
versity. It will later travel to each
of these places.
Special lectures are being pre
sented in conjunction with the
exhibition. Miss Naomi Jackson,
assistant professor of art at Mc
Master University in Hamilton, On
tario will speak at this weeks lec
tures. The lectures are as follows:
Thursday, Gallery B, 8 p.m.
"Ernst Barlach: Scupltor." Friday,
Love Library Auditorium, 8 p.m.,
Ernst Barlach: Dramatist." This
last lecture is to be presented in
collaboration with the German De
partment. Further lectures will be
"The pasion and strength of
Arab-Moslems' political positions
are the results in part of religion
which is a vital everyday exper
ience in their life."
This was one of the impressions
received by Dr. C. Vin White,
pastor of First Presbyterian
Church, on his trip last spring to
the Holy Land.
He spoke Wednesday evening to
the University chapter of Phi Beta
Kappa; national scholastic fratern
ity, on the topic, "Altars on Main-
Dr. White said another impres
sion was "the thrilling experience
of seeing great numbers of men
going to places of prayer and wor
ship. The virility of religion
catches the attention of a Wester
ner, for the men do not outnumber
the women in the churches of
He explained that a traveler is
permitted to see what he wants to
see if he insists upon it.
"The departments of tourism
provide sights and objects accord
ing to the demands of the trade.
This is said not to deprecate the
value of sacred object and loca
tions but is said only to emphasize
that some places and things are of
questionable historical or religious
Tne Umversity's annual Food
Handlers' Institute for all food
handlers will begin Monday at 1:30
p.m. Room 313 of the Union, Tom
Gable, public health engineer, said.
All cooks, second cooks, bus-
boys, waiters, waitresses, dish
washers, housemothers and others
who may be involved in the hand
ling or preparation of food at the
University should attend these ses
The purpose of the institute,
Gable said, is to prevent illness
and fiifipn.QA hv nprmninfrmcr oil ru
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the old gentleman the artist has mentals of good food sanitation
retained. Snri with the
oteniDergs aanta is a ratner nersonal health hnhits
solemn, digniiied old man who re- Th moatim n,,r
i u tii,wbiii..i tv ill i- v i : i i.iirT i iiii-
damentals of why food Sanitation
is necessary; what diseases, infec
tions and poisonings may be
caused or transmitted by food or
food utensils: and how food hand
lers can help prevent such dis
eases and outbreaks.
Meetings primarily for house
mothers, cooks, and full time em
ployees will be held Monday at
1:30 p.m. in room 313 in the Union:
Nov. 1, 2 p.m., Historical Society
Auditorium; Nov. 2, 2 p.m. Histor
ical Society Auditorium; and Nov
3, 3 p.m. Union, Room 313.
Sessions primarily for bus-boys
will be held Nov. 1 7:15 p.m. So
cial Science Auditorium and Nov.
, i ;io p.m. oociai ocience Auai-
torium. Physical Examinations
and chest X-rays will be given to
all food handlers except full time
University students. This entitles
food handlers to a University Food
Handlers Permit for the current
characteristics. They are not the
ordinary attributes of St. Nicholas.
The girth of Steinberg's Santa
Claus is, in fact, very nearly the
minds one of a kindly, benevolent
Monty Wooley. He owns a variety
of suits, including what appears to
be a Chesterfield coat that is some
times trimmed with fur, sometimes
ornamented with oriental devices.
His weakness is tasseled caps, also
frequently ornamented, and the
tassel itself is a thing of beauty
and originality from which general
ly dangles something resembling a
Christmas tree ornament. On occa
sion his chest is adorned with bril
liant military decorations.
"Steinberg's Santa Claus is pos
sibly the only new and original
Christmas symbol to emerge in
the last thirty years," said a Hall
mark art director recently. And,
fantastic as the figure is, it has
caught the imagination of thou
sands of people who now ask every
year to see the new cards on which
Steinberg's Santa Claus appears
Steinberg has been described as
A chariot race to replace the
annual Ugliest Man on Campus
competition was suggested at an
Interfraternity Council meeting
Nothing definite has been decid
ed, Bill Campbell, IFC president,
said. Mick Neff is chairman of
a committee to look into the idea
of a chariot race.
C. Clyde Mitchell, chairman of
the department of agriculture ec
onomics, outlined the essentials of
what he feels would be a correct
agricultural program at the Dem
ocratic state convention Friday.
Mitchell believes that the prop
er place to adjust disparity be
tween production and consumption
is at the consumer s end. Sur
plus crops, he said, should be
used as part of a program of eco
nomic development administered
through the United Nations to un
Mitchell said that somewhere be
tween two and three million low
income farm families would need
credit to develop their farms for
more efficient production.
Only after these things are done
can we with economic or political
success abandon any significant
part of our price-support pro
grams," he said. '
A party for all transfer students
is scheduled Thursday In Union
Parlors A, B and C from 3:30-530
p.m., Marilyn Heck, Union hospi
tality chairman, announced Tues
day. Invitations have been sent out to
many transfer students, but be
cause of an Incomplete list, all
transfer students may not have
been contacted, Miss Heck said.
There will be refreshments and
entertainment and all transfer stu
dents, underclassmen and upper
classmen, are welcome, she said.
This is the first party for new
transfer students and is sponsored
by the Union."
Aquaquettes To Hold
Second Practice Session
Aquaquettes will hold their
second tryout session, Tuesday at
7 p.m. at the Colis'eum pool.
New members will get their initi
atiort invitations Wednesday, joan
Huesner, vice-president, said. Pic.
tures for the Cornhusker and ini
ation will be held Thursday at 7
p.m. at the pool, she added.
Omicron Nu Holds
Initiation For Five
Five senior women were lnitiaed
into Omicron Nu sorority last
Tuesday afternoon. They were
Ruth Vollmer, Marilyn Anderson,
Carol Dunker, Dorothy Matzke
and Margaret Kroeger.
Omicron Nu is a Home Eco
nomics professional honorary.
Coming to Lincoln
... the famous
Thurs., Oct. 27, 8 P.M.
Tlrkets on Sale at:
Dletze Music Sfhmoller ft Muelle
Sponsored by the Nebraska State
draughtsman of o u t- year. Full time University students
standing genius." At 41, he is
America's most famous and re
spected pen and ink craftsman with
a sense of humor.
Steinberg was educated at Buch
arest where he received a degree
in philosophy and later he earned
a degree in architecture at Milan.
The architectural theme remains
a dominent characteristic in all of
his work today. He is intrigued for
example, with the gingerbread dec
oration of Victorian houses; the
house he designed for Santa him
self is typical.
In the late 1930's Steinberg be
gan submitting comic sketches to
American publications where they
won ready acceptance and in 1941
he emigrated to the United States.
Settling in New York, he took
steps to become an American citi-
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Typists and proofreaders are
needed for the Student Directory,
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Students can work any afternoon
from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Student
Council office, she said. Directions
can be found on the bulletin board
in the Builders office.
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