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Vol. 59, No. 30
The Christmas Carol concert to
be presented by the University
Singers Sunday in the Union Ball
room will be dedicated to Dr. Ar
thur Westbrook, professor of music
at the Univer
sity and direc-
tor of the
W e s throe
is leaving at
the end of this
after 15 yars
in the Uni
. , Cotutess Ltncala Jmnwl
After first Westbrook
coming to the University in 1S39,
be served as director of the School
of Fine Arts and chairman of the
department of musk until 1952.
Westbrook expanded the profes
sional training course of music at
the University and inaugurated an
extensive program to train music
teachers for Nebraska schools.
He also started a program to help
arouse interest in music through
concerts, recitals and dinks con
ducted on and off campus by the
University's musk faculty.
He received bis Bachelor of Arts
degree in 1910 and his Bachelor
tif Musk degree in 1911, both from
Albion College in Michigan. In 1936,
be received an honorary Doctor of
Musk degree from Albion for dis
tinguished service in the field of
Dr. Westbrook also has had four
years of additional study in voice
and conducting at New England
Conservatory, Boston, Mass., and
with William Brady, internationally
known teacher in New York City.
Before coming to the University,
be was the director of musk at
Kansas State College, Manhattan,
Kansas, from 2918 to 1923, and dean
of school of music, including art
ana man ofpsruDHits i inmms
Wesleyan University, Bloomington,
in, from 192S until 1939.
Paris Premier Named
Theme Of Annual Parry
Coed Counselor Friendship Des
sert far sH Coed Counselors and
their little sisters win be held in
the Union Ballroom December 13
eta 7:15 p.m.
This year's theme for the Des
sert is Paris Premier. It will be
carried out by a style show with the
following girls representing the or
ganized women's bouses: Barbara
Christenson, Alpha Chi Omega;
Nancy Schulte: Alpha Omicroa Pi;
Betty Kampfe. Alpha Phi; Roberta
Wylie, Alpha Xi Delta; Sharon
Airy, Chi Omega; Marilyn Nor
man, Delta Delta Delta; Judy
Balckburn, Delta Gamma.
Gayle Jepsen, Gamma Phi
Beta; Cindy Zschau, Kappa Alpha
Theta; Jane Harvey, Kappa Delta;
Barbara Cogswell, Kappa Kappa
Gamma; Jane Embry, Pi Beta
Phi; Jackie Adleman, Sigma Delta
Tau; Shirley Belka, Sigma Kappa.
Bonnie PjckreL Howard Hall;
Yvonne Tidd, International House;
Patsy Kaufman, Loomis Hall; De
anna Brier, Love Memorial Hall;
Carol Field, Residence Halls for
Women; Mitzie Brooks, Terrace
Hall; Ann Marie Klein, Towne
Club; Jolene Bronowski, Wilson
The Outside World:
Bipartisan Policy Urged
By BARB SHARP
Secretary of State John Foster Dulles has asked members of bodJh
political parties to avoid partisan foreign policy quarrels. DuEes said
that such quarrels might "endanger our nation."
He said that he would try to keep from getting drawn into "what
would reasonably be considered a partisan position." He added that
be has no intention now off making speeches far the Republicans in
the 1956 campaign, but said that unspecified events could change his
Criticisms of) fine Eisenhower administratioir foreign policy made
by Adlai StevenLon, Gov. AvereH Harriman of New York and other
top Democrats, Were ignored by Dulles in his comments.
Dulles expressed his opinions after Sen. WCey R-Wk jJiwrM
that if Republkaas expect Democrats "to refrain tram using foreign
policy as a politicpl football, we have got to, make sure Hhat we Repub
licans dont kick it around ourselves."
Premier Faure Ousted
Premier Edgar Faure was voted out of office Tuesday by a 318
to 218 vote of roe Frencb National Assembly. The govermneix appeared
to be doomed after Communist deputies announced they would vote
The ousting of the government practically eliminated any hope
Assembly elections before spring. Faure had asked for elections
b December, but when mat became impossible, the premier put back
Cie dates to January or February. The elections would not normally
bave been held until next July.
I!;a Calls Security Meeting
The secat.d meeting of fee National Security Council was called by
President Eisenhower at Camp David near Tburmant, Md. The White
House said is particular emergency lay behind the decision.
White House Press Secretary James C Hagerty also announced
fcat Ike wffl see Budget Director Rowland Hughes Thursday to con
'mue a discussion on the 1956-57 budget. The cabinet is scheduled to
eet with Eisenhower nest week.
Jazz Combo, Band:
Howard's Tvio-ln-One Performance
To Highlight Annual Military Ball
By ARLE.NE HRBEK
It's not very often that a master
music maker gives his audience
"two for the price of one." Al
though Eddie Howard is a shrewd
showman with years of experience
in entertaining the public, be can
recall with nostalgia his college
days at San Jose State when he
.From the many fine musicians
in his group, Howard has organized
"a band within a band." This
jazt combo, (bass, drums, piano.
sax, clarinet, trumpet, and trom
bone) will perform at the Ball.
The big band mill play popular
songs of today and the favorites
of yesterday, the combo will beat
out the catchy rhythms-of bop)
Two in one, ideal for the students
"Go West, young man," might!
have been Horace Greeley's ad
vice but by disregarding it, orch
estra leader Howard went East
An honest hope that foreign pol
icy would not be further involved
in the 1956 presidential campaign
was - expressed by Dr. Samuel
Van Valkenburg, visiting lecturer
on political geography.
Foreign policy is presently bi
partisan and should remain that
way, be said, "It is a shame the
Democrats have chosen foreign
policy as an issue," be said.
It is easy for citizens to criti
cize polkies, foreign allegiances
and the difficulty of making prin
ciples practical, be said.
Dulles tends to look too much at
maps and sizes and population
figures of nations in determining
policy, he said. Van Valkenburg
said be regarded Secretary of
State John Dulles' polkies some
"Foreign aid is essential and is
Another feature of the Dessert
will be the presentation of the out
standing Coed Counselors. These
girls are chosen on the basis of
service, interest and contribution
to the organization.
The Dessert climaxes the Coed
Counselor activities for the year.
Tickets may be purchased from
any big sister or Coed Counselor
Board member. The cost is 25c
To Hear White
Dr. C Yin White, pastor of First
Presbyterian Church, Lincoln, will
speak at the annual Ag College
Christmas Program Dec 14 at S
p.m. in the Ag Activities Building.
Musical numbers will be present
ed at the program by the Ag Col
lege Chorus tinder the direction of
Altinas Tullis of the department
The Christmas program is spon
sored by Ag Exec Board. Margie
Edwards is chairman of the plan
NEBRASKA Wednesday, November 30, 1 955
and became one of the nation'; top
band leaders. Fame and fot.one
caught up with the Howard lad in
Chicago. It was at the Arajon
Ballroom that Howard learned how
to please dancers and listeners
Faith can move mountains and.,
sell a song. Howard was the only
one who had faith in the song,
"To Each His Own." He was the
first to record and introduce the
song, despite the aprehensions of
the publishers. The result of his
faith was the record that sold
over three million copies and was
featured in the motion picture of
the same name.
Most smokers lament the pric
of pipes and tobacco. Howard is
different. Although be doesnt
smoke, his Winneika, El. home is
a display place for bis pipe col
lection. His hobby is made up of
pipes from practically every coun
try in the world.
Howard was a distinction that
actually little in comparison to na
tional production," be said. The
money is well spent to cultivate
good feeling, due to the fact that
war is more expensive be added.
The value of pacts such as
SEA TO (Southeast Asia Treaty
Organization) is negligible be
cause tbey seldom reflect public
opinion, which is anti-Western civi
lization, be said.
.SEATO's value to the United
States is little other than leased
military bases in a few of the coun
tries, he said. The countries have
power potential, but little present
power, be added.
Van Valkenburg feels that amy
geopolitical theory is workable
two ways in view of present day
military destruction. Geopolitics is
a theory stating that a Heartland
generally presumed to be the
USSR-Siberia land mass) could
send conquering armies out in all
directions and control the world.
The Heartland of the theory is im
pregnable because of natural bar
Van Valkenburg said the Heart
land is vulnerable now because of
military developments. It would be
easier to reach into the Heart and
than to expand from it, he said.
In Europe during the Geneva
summit talks of the Big Three pow
ers be said that be hoped for the
beginning of a new era of peace.
"However, it is impossible to
agree on action if the "Atmos
phere" of the world is not right,"
he said. If the situation does not
lead to cooperation, any plan is
fore destined to failure. Van Valk
Colonialism is a dead letter in
southeastern Asia, he said. At pres
ent, countries like Indonesia are
still fighting a battle far independ-
1. : J
These countries need a lengthy
period of time of peace and non
interference, he said.
These new "Asian nations regard
Western help or aid as a gift with
strings attached and resent any
attempt at influence, he said.
"There is no Aria, he said.
There can never be a united Asia
or even a loosely-tederated state
because Asia is not a cultural unit,
Such an arrangement could be
possible in Europe, Africa or North
America, but never in Asia, he
Van Valkenburg is director of
Clark University cf Geography at
Worcester, Mass. He lived for five
years in Indonesia and is a native
of the Netherlands. - i
'Blithe Spirit" by Noel Coward
win open on Dec 12 at J pm. and
continue through Dec. 16. It is pro
duced by the University Theater
Since Christmas vacations begins
on Dec. 17, there wffl be a Monday
night performance instead of Sat
urday. Students may make reservations
by calling the box office between
12:30 p.m. and 5 pjn. Monday
Student tickets for the remain
ing sport events are going fast
according to at mmiwfmfnt
made by A. J. LewosdowskTs of
fice These tickets cost $J for stu
dents and $4 for faculty members
and are good f or basketball, indoor
and outdoor track, basebsS, swim
ming and all ether sport events re
maining. . .
Tickets may be picked up at the
athletic office at any time during
few entertainers can claim. His
teal name is Edward Howard!
Military Ball tickets can be ob
tained from any senior ROTC ca
dets or at the Union. The tickets
are $3 per couple and $1 for spec
tator seats. The Ball will begin
with a grand march. The Honorary
Commandant will be disclosed and
her three attendants. Miss Air
Force, Miss Amy, and Miss Navy
will be named.
The finalists for Honorary Com
mandant are Peggy Baldwin, Jan
ice Carman, Gail Drahota, and
Phyllis Sherman. Their escorts
wiU be Air Force Cadet Col. Earl
Barnett, Army Cadet Col. Charles
Com an. Navy Cadet Capt. Richard
Bin, and Air Force Cadet Col.
Nebraska graduate Dr. Hollis Ice
land Caswell has been named as
the fifth president of Teachers ol
lege, Columbia University, New
Dr. Caswell earned a bachelor's
degree at the University in 1S22.
Because be needed money to enter
law school, be took what be thought
would be a "strictly temporary'"
teaching job at Auburn High
School. Much to his surprise, be
was hired as principal.
He held the position of Superin
tendent of Schools at Syracuse,
from 1324 to 1926. Dr. Caswell said
that everyone thought he was crazy
when he gave up this position to
enter Teachers College at Colum
bia. He received his master's
degree in 1328 and bis Fh.D. in
1329 from Columbia.
Dr. Caswen was a member of
the faculty at George Peabody Col
lege lor Teachers at Nashville,
Term., before returning to Colum
bia in 1337. He was named presi
dent of Teachers College July J.
1955. He is a member of Phi
Delta Kappa and Kappa Delta Pi,
hanoraries, and of the National
Education Association and the Am
erican Educational Research As
In Dr. CasweE's opinion. Teach
ers' College is here "to take the
responsibility for training teachers,
on the graduate level, to render
service to the nation and to the
There wxH be a meeting of the
Cosmopolitan Club at 7:30 in Boom
?15 of the Union. Speaker win be
Dr. Richard Threat from the Ge
The cast for the play, directed
by John Wenstrand includes:
Ruth, Beverly Giltner, Elevira,
Janice Farrell; Charles, Eugene
Peyroux; Mme Areata, Doris Ann
Growcock; Dr. Bradman, James
Tomasek; Mrs. Bradman, Barbara
Coonrad; Edith, Trudy Striven.
The set was designed by Jerry
Charles Condomine invites a lady
medium to his house to get mater
ial for a book he is writing. She
holds a seance which calls back
the spirit of his first wife, much
to his and his second wife's sur
prise. The first wife, Elevira, plans
an accident which wffl kffl Charles
and enable him to be a spirit like
herself. A mistake occurs, howeve
and the second wife, Ruth, is killed
Ruth and Elevira then both re
turn to plague the confused
Charles. How Charles manages to
extricate himself from these two
blithe spirits makes a hilarious
conclusion to this unusual turce. g
Evening To Include Santa Claus, Dancing
Campus Christmas season will
open officially Dec. 7 from 7:30 to
10:30 pm. with "Christmas On
Campus," the annual Union party.
This year's party is named
"Christmas The World Around,"
according to Polly Downs, chair
man of the Union special activi
Santa Claus, carols, dancing in
the Ballroom, free refreshments,
movies, bingo and decorations il
lustrating . Christmas customs of
ether countries will be featured at
the party, Miss Downs said.
Jimmy. Phillip's orchestra will
Dr. David Foltx, chairman of the
department of music, will repre
sent the University at the Thirty
first Annual Meeting of the Na
tional Association of Schools of
be held at the
J e fferson
Hotel in St.
souri on Fri
day and Satur
day. The first
sion wiU be op
ened by the
dent, Harrison Keller of the New
England Conservatory. On Friday
afternoon the delegates win attend
a concert of the St. Louis Symph
ony Orchestra as guests of the
Symphony Society. Regional meet
ings wul be held Friday evening.
On Saturday both the morning
and afternoon sessions wffl be de
voted to talks on current trends in
music by outstanding music edu
cators around the nation. Each
talk will be followed by open dis
cussion. There will also be a first
performance of a new Kennan
Dr. Foltx is presently serving as
director of the Madrigal singers
and a section of the University
chorus. He directs "The Messiah"
every alternate year and last year
be directed the Spring Oratory and
'The Consul." Dr. Foltx also di
rects chorus' in clinics around the
The NASM was founded in 1324
by a small group of leading schools
for the purpose of establishing high
er objectives in music education.
The University is one of the char
ter members of this organization.
The Association has since grown
until it now includes 225 of the lead
ing conservatories in this country.
Officers of the NASM are the
loLoming: president, Harrison Kel
ler, Boston; treasurer, Frank B.
Jordan, Des Moines; vice-president
E. William Doty, Austin; secretary,
Burnet C Tuthin, Memphis.
Counnr Liocota Star
On The Social Side:
Cupid Hits 17 Couples
By GRACE HARVEY
A rash of pinnings was
announced by University couples
fallowing the big pre-vacation party
weekend and the blue Monday aft
er Thanksgiving. In addition, two
marriages were announced and
four lucky coeds received dia
monds. Maybe this reawakening
on campus social wise is just
a forerunner of the fast-approaching
Carol RamsdaH of Nebraska City
to Dick Glassfard, Beta Theta
Pi senior from Omaha, on Novem
Mary Welch, Alpha Chi Omega
sophomore from Sidney, to Pat
Mulligan, Sigma Chi junior from
t .inmin, on September 13.
Mary Ludi, Alpha micron Pi
senior from Wahoo, to Jerry Lan
gemeier. Alpha Gamma Rho seni
or from Ithica.
Pat Moran, Alpha Xi Delta sen
ior from York, to IX. Larry Rob
inson, graduate of Grinnell College
and the Creighton Law School from
Nancy Meyers, freshman, at
Morningside College, Sioux City,
Iowa, from South Sioux City, to
Roger Bartels, Delta Upsilon fresh
man, also of South Sioux City..
Joyce Stratton, Delta Delta Delta
junior from West Point, to George
Grondahl of Crookston, Minn.
Jane Brown, Towne Cub sopho
more, to Jack Ieicam, Phi Delta
Theta junior, also of Lincoln.
Nancy Carmody, CM Omega jun
ior from West Point, to Bill Bicker,
Sigma Chi junior from Pine Bluffs,
Mary Ann Daly, Alpha Chi Ome
ga senior from Maplftan, Iowa, to
Bob Benter, Phi Gamma Delta jun
ior from WalthilL
Elinor DeKoven, Sigma Delta
Tau junior from Omaha, to How
ard Silverman, Sigma Alpha Mu
senior at the Uninversity of Wis-1
cousin, from La Crosse. Vise.
Radene Goldberg, Sigma .TJelta
Tail at the University of Okla
homa from Beatrice, to Ralph
Stump, Delta Tau Delta senior also
at Beatrice. .v
play in the Ballroom for dancing,
Three Christmas trees will decor
ate the stage and two more will
Free refreshments wul be served
in the Roundup Room, where the
Trend Four combo will play from
7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The Round
up Room will be decorated also.
Two movies, "The Littlest An
gel" and "Christmas Through The
Ages," wiU be shown in the Fac
ulty Lounge. In Parlors ABC
guests may play bingo for prizes.
Group singing is planned around
the organ in the Maine Lounge.
Special entertainment wul be held
hi the Lounge and at intermission
during the Ballroom dance.
Christmas songs wul be played
over the loudspeaker outside the
Union during the day before the
Santa Claus will greet party-go
Hoiherg To Speak
On Postwar Germany
Dr. Otto Hoiberg, associate pro
fessor of sociology, wiU speak at a
NUCWA ' meeting Thursday night
at 7 p.m. in Room 316 on the topic
"Germany Ten Years Later."
Hoiberg was in Germany for
three years during the post-war
period and went again last summer
for two and one-half months as
part of a Department of State pro
He served as a representative
of the United States under the In
ternational Educational Exchange
Service program. He was part of a
Lay Religious Panel, wboch con
sisted of a Catholic, a Protestant,
and a Jew. The Panel promoted
meetings and discussions.
When in Germany ten years ago.
Hoiberg was a civilian employee of
the Department of the Army. He
served under the religious affairs
branch of military government at
General Clay's office in Berlin.
The speech will feature colored
slides be has taken on bis trips.
They will deal with various as
pects of life ia Germany, and es
pecially in Berlin.
The Free University of Berlin is
one of the aspects which be will
deal with. It was established after
the war through the help of the
Ford Foundation and now has be
tween 6,000 and 7,000 students.
Many professors from the Comma-fist-controlled
University of Ber
lin in East Berlin have now trans
ferred to the Free University.
"Berlin is a city of contrasts,"
Hoiberg says. His pictures and
slides illustrate this point. The
contrasts, between East and West
Berlin, in the extent of rebuilding.
number of cars, and people's dress
are illustrated. The western sec
tor has much more prosperity, be
Hoiberg also says that the Com
munists are making a hard drive
to win the youth of Germany over
to Communism. They do this by
Mary - Jean Harpstreith, Alpha
Chi Omega senior from Fremont,
to Ed Cripe, Beta Theta Pi senior
Karen Newton, Alpha Xi Delta
sophomore from Lincoln, to Gar
Donnelson, Delta Upsilon senior,
also of Lincoln.
Connie Peters, Delta Zeta junior
at Nebraska Wesleyan University
from Yutan, to Marian Freed, Al
pha Gamma Rho junior from Loom
Karen Peterson, Alpha Xi Delta
junior from Lincoln, to Jim Copp,
Delta Sigma Phi junior from Grand
Luftnn Ross, Kappa Kappa
Gamma junior from Fremont, to
Phil Patterson, Phi Gamma Delta
senior from Lincoln.
Marion Wright. Sigma Kappa
freshman, to Walter Ross, Theta
Chi junior, also of Lincoln.
Phi Kappa Psi Shipwreck Party.
Sigma Chi Boston Tea Party.
Sigma Delta" Tau Book of the
PaHadian Society meeting. Tem
AUF To Name
AH University Fund will hold a
special meeting Thursday at 7 p jn.
in Union Room 307 to honor its
outstanding workers of the past
year, Sam Jensen. AUF vice-president,
An "Outstanding Worker" from
both the solicitation and publicity
boards wffl be announced and out
standing workers from each board
will also be presented. Jensen said.
Certificates of merit wffl be award
ed to the top workers on every
AH assistants, workers and team;
captains are urged to attend this
meeting, Jensen ms3L AnsosEce-
xnent cf filings for board positions
Z! also be made tt the meeting,
te added, ,
ers at the entrance, handing out
favors, Miss Downs said.
"All organizations are invited to
use this opportunity to get togeth
er" she said. The special activi
ties committee plans to send invita
tions to all organized houses and
activities. "There is no expense in
volved on the part of the stu
dents," she said. "AU entertain
ment and refreshments wiU be
The annual Christmas party had
been the traditional gift to the cam
pus from the Union.
Other Union personnel helping in
planning the party are Tom Keene,
assistant chairman; Joe Scott, pub
licity; Mary Kuncl, favors, and
Janie Chatfield, Carolyn Graf and
Irene Nielsen, decorations.
Approximately 1500 persons at
tended last year's "Christmas Eva
granting party members special
privileges and drawing the youth
away from the institutions such
as the church.
America has given Germany
much aid, both economic and mili
tary, but the most important, Hoi
berg believes, is an understanding
of self-government and democratic
Engineering students at the Uni
versity were urged Wednesday
morning to "give respect to those
men who have preceded you, mak
ing your path clearer, but reserve
greater respect for you, yourself,
who have new achievements and
concepts to forge, and above all,
the ability to do so."
This advice was given by Rob
ert Holder, a consulting engineer
from Kansas City, who spoke at the
annual aH-engineermg convocation
on the topic, -"Consulting Engineer
ing Some Whys and Hows."
A 1331 graduate of the College
of Engineering and Architecture,
"Experience should aid you in
avoiding the repitition of past mis
lakes, but that basic ability of
using your mind to observe, ana
lyze, deduce and decide should be
Hol der said he had observed
countless situations in which young
engineers in this general age group
Lave been able to grasp some spe
cial clue, to suggest some novel
approach, or even to recaQ some
previously proved concept which
has somehow been overlooked by a
more experienced man.
"It came as ouite a surprise
to me when I first noticed instanc
es of such a nature, but with sub
sequent repetitions of gimSiar sit
uations, that surprise has given
way to strong pride in the fact
that younger men need never sen
themselves short on the score of
Home Ec Club
Swedish and American (dishes
wffl be the feature of the annual
Swedish Smorgasbord sponsored
by the Home Economics dub to
be held Saturday evening in fht
Food and Nutrition Building from
5:39 pji to 7:29 pmu
Everyone is invited to attend.
A limited number of tickets ar
on sale in the Ag Union, the Home
Ec Building, and in the organized
houses. Tickets are flJSO and may
be purchased from 5:39 p7" ,
P-m., 6:30 p m. and 7 pm.
Chairman of the Smorgasbord
is Ruth Ernst, who is assisted by
Edna Cleveland and Miss Shirley
Keso, faculty advisor.
Other chairmen of the various
committees are: publicity.' Ellen
Jacobsen, Carolyn Rhodes; tick
ets, Trudy SokoL Eelen 1 Bishop;
main dishes, Meg Wright, Shirley
Wclberg; breads and desserts,
Ruth VoHmer, Ruthann Lenne
marm; relishes and cheeses, Janet
Hightree, Maria Trautimas.
Salads, Judy. London, Jackie
Esgedf.au; equipment, Shirley
Richards, Rogeae Lees; hostess,
Margie Edwards; clean-up, Vir
ginia Reeves, Versa Seaii; kitch
ens, TwHa Riley, Kay Skinner;
waitress, Marian SokoL Jan Lov
seth; room arrangement, Marion
Koch, Ruth Asa Clarke; decora
tions, Aria LucJiSlngT, Sara Alex
ander. Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Ka.ppa Psi, business fra
ternity, will bold a prefftsworaj
program Wedxesdzy t 7.35 pxa,
is Union room 313 aawrdEtsf t
Dale Maijtes. Public ChftSrnxa.
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