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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 16, 1955)
It Happened At NU
Two coeds were discussing love problems.
One related the story of her old maid aunt who
had many boyfriends in her youth. The aunt'
had told each of her boyfriends that she loved
him eternally. However, she had never married.
The other coed after hearing the story, said to
her companion, "I guess it just pays to specialize."
Weather 'R Not
The highways from Lincoln to the west art
covered with packed snow and spotted ice, ac
cording to reports from the Nebraska "Safety
Patrol. The highway between Grand Island and
North Platte is quite icy. The highways to
Omaha and Beatrice are clean. There is spotted
ice on the highways to Norfolk and on to the
Vol. 59, No. 37
Friday, December 16, 1955
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-House Caroers Sng
Singing Christmas carols
around the piano are students liv
ing in the International House.
The Board of Regent's proposal
to convert International House
into a Faculty Club has been
passed by the administration.
The girls now living there would
be moved to Terrace Hall. Ter
race Hall residents would in turn
move into the dorms. Bev Wirz,
president 'of Terrace Hall, indi
cated "that the girls definitely
intend to oppose the Board of
Regents decision. Some of the
Courtcir Lincoln SUr
residents of International House
are (from left, seated) Margery
Polzkill, president, Olivia Carion,
(standing) Andreas Pasio, Shir
ley Lin, Lichu Chen, Hideko
Katayoma, Darnella Williams,
Kirsteen Paterson ' and Afshan
Letters Nominate Westbrook,
Mangold, Berry, Gourlay
Three students and one faculty
member have been nominated for
the Outstanding Nebraskan award.
They are Sharon Mangold, John
Courlay, Glenna Berry and Dr.
Arthur Westbrook, music profes
The letter nominating Miss Man
gold stated that by participating
in worthy campus activities and
maintaining an 8.0 scholastic avei
iige, she was not only typified all
that a coed should be, but all that
an outstanding one should be.
. Miss Mangold is past president
o' NUCWA, president of YWCA,
Mortar Board secretary and is a
member of Student Council, debate
team. Alpha Lambda Delta, and
Camma Phi Beta.
According to the letter of nom
Ination, Gourlay has constantly
striven to make the University
The University Madrigal Singers
will present two coast to coast
Christmas broadcasts over the Co
lumbia Broadcasting System dur
ing the holidays, Dr. David Foltz,
Madrigals director, announced.
The first broadcast, consisting
of Christmas carols from various
countries, will be heard from 9 to
9:15 p.m. CST, Thursday. ,
The second broadcast will be a
half-hour presentation of Benjamin
Britten's "Ceremony of Carols" to
begin at 11:05 a.m. CST Christ
mas Day. This presentation is at
the special request from CBS offic
ials. This year is the second consecu
tive year the Madrigal Singers
have been asked to sing over CBS.
It is one of the few times a non
professional group has been asked
to present a program.
'If Came To Pass'
r And it came to pass in those days, that
there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus,
that all the world should be taxed.
And all went to be taxed, every one into his
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out
of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto the
city iof David, which is called Bethlehem; (be
cause he was of the house and lineage of
To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife,
being great with child.
And so it was, that, while they were ther e,
the days were accomplished that she should be. .
, delivered. ,
y And she brought forth her firstborn son,
' and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and
laid him in a manger; because there was nc
room for them in the 1nnv """! ' : "
Revised Rush Week
meg! file its
George Fullerton and Pat Moore
were announced as co-chairmen
of Engineer's Week by Bill Neff,
chairman of the Engineer's Execu
Fullerton, a senior in civil engi
neering, is vice-president of the
student chapter of ASCE and a
member of Sigma Tau and Delta
Tau Delta, ..,
community more profitable for all
the many with whom he comes
in daily contact.
Probably his most outstanding
quality, the letter said, is the high
moral character which is apparent
in both his speech and actions.
Gourlay is Innocents president,
Cornhusker editor, Interfraternity
Council vice president, Student
Council treasurer, and a member
of Corn Cobs and Beta Theta Pi
Miss Berry, said the letter nom
inating her, expresses a social con
sciousness of the world about her
by her aptive leadership in such
organizations as NUCWA and
YWCA. She has the courage of her
convictions and the ability to ex
press them well.
She is vice president or YWCA,
member of Student Council,
NUCWA executive board, CCRC
executive board, Mortar Board, Phi
Sigma Iota, and Pi Beta Phi.
Dr. Westbrook, the faculty mem
ber nominated, was recommend
ed this year for a second time on
the basis of his influence on the
lives of many thousands of stu
dents during his 16 years at the
University, the letter said.
Westbrook, director of Universi
ty Singers, has been responsible
for building the music department
from 40 music majors to 250.
He was also responsible for the in
corporation of a Master's Degree
in music at the University.
Other nominations for Outstand
ing Nebraskan should be sent to
the Nebraskan office in letter form.
The letter must be signed, though
the name of the person making the
Courtrty Sunday Journal awl Slat
Miss Mangold Gourlay
nomination will be kept confiden
tial. Deadline for nominations is Jan'.
13. The Nebraskan staff will select
one student and one faculty mem
ber for the title.
The candidate must have made
outstanding contributions to the
University as a faculty member,
senior, or graduate student.
Revision of the Interfraternity
Council's Rush Week schedule was
passed in the IFC meeting Wednes
day on the recommendation of the
ine rec ommenaation was
made by committee chairman Jan
Pickard, Kappa Sigma, in the com'
mittee's report to the IFC.
The main revision in the commit
tee s recommendation was the in
sertion of a compulsory open house
from 9 a.m. to noon on the first
day. The recommendation provid
ed for a non-compulsory open house
The orientation period on the first
day was also set to begin at 8
a.m. instead of 9 a.m. The reason
for this change was to prompt
both rushees and fraternity men
to keep from staying out late, as
they have to be ready for early
The schedule also provides for
three compulsory rush dates every
rushee must attend before filing.
They are from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the first
day of Rush Week, and from 8
a.m. to 10 a.m. the second day,
At 10:15 a.m. on the second day,
all rushees will be required to be
present at the Union, and will re
main there until 11 a.m., after which
he may pledge at the fraternity
The Outside. World:
'Cold War On Again'
By BARB SHARP
The East-West cold war is on again, Secretary of State John
Foster Dulles told the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Council of
Dulles told the ministers that after nearly a year of Soviet policy
lig-iagging, the rulers of the Soviet Union have opened dangerous new
cold war fronts in the Middle East and South Asia.
Dulles' remarks were made at the opening of the first council
meeting since last summer's Big Four summit conference at Geneva
and the foreign ministers' subsequent dealock in the Swiss city.
The 15-nation Atlantic Alliance has overcome greater dangers in
the past by remaining ever vigilant and united, Dulles added.
Search For Killer Continues
. Law enforcement officials investigating the murder of Mrs. Nancv
Parker had long conferences with the dead woman's husband and
with a former employee of the park department, found sleeping in a
haystack a mile west of the Men's Reformatory.
Mrs. Parker, whose husband is Parrel Parker, city forester,
was found Wednesday, bound, gagged and strangled on a bed in her
home on the south edge of Antelope Park. Her husband found her body
when he returned home for lunch at noon.
"We are running out every lead," said County Attorney Elmer
Scheele. Officers were fanning over the county checking on black
1949 and 1950 Fords, like the one reported near the Parker home
the day of the murder.
of his choice, or file any subse
quent rush dates.
The schedule is as follows:
First day 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.,
orientation period; 9 a.m. to noon,
compulsory open house at least
four houses; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., filing
period. Filing may also be done
during open house; 5 p.m. to 7 p.
m. dinner, compulsory rush date;
8 p.m. to' 10 p.m., compulsory
Second day 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.,
breakfast, compulsory rush date;
10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m., rushees re
port to Union; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.,
rush date; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., dinner,
Third day Open rush, no ree
ntered dates. Filing of pledge as
sumption cards will be held from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and from 8 a.m.
to noon on the Monday following
A proposal by Ben Belmont to
organize a special IFC Rush Week
governing committee was tabled
until the next meeting.
Pickard said that if nothing fur
ther was done about spiking, he
would move for the reconsideration
of legalized spiking.
Moore is a senior in mechanical
engineering. He is a . member of
Sigma Tau, president of Pi Tau
Sigma, and a member of ASME.
Among their duties as co-chairmen
of E-Week, they choose and
oversee the various committees
that are the nucleus of E-Week.
, Held the last week of April,
E-Week offers the opportunity for
the public and students of the Uni
versity to observe the functions
and capabilities of engineering and
the College of Engineering and
Architecture. It consists of open
house the first day, window dis
plays, a field day, and closes with
a banquet the final evening.
Co-chairmen for the individual
departments of the College of Engi
neering are: Jim Egenberger and
John Boning, agricultural engineer
ing; Jim Eagan and Dick Eno,
mechanical engineering; Bob
Rhode and Dean McNulty, civil
engineering; Marvin Vanek and
Dick Sabin, architecture; Ken
Hornby and Rus Nielsen, chemical
engineering; John Toman and Dean
Zimmerman, electrical engineer
ing. In 1894 the forerunner of Engi
neer's Week took place. On Feb.
15 the Department of Electrical
Engineering staged a small exhibi
tion for' Charter Day.
1913 marked the official entry of
Engineer's -Week on the campus
scene. Since then the program has
been greatly expanded. .
Displays and exhibits showing the
role of engineering and architec
ture in modern living will be fea
tured at the 44th annual Engi
To Close Saturday
All women's organized houses
will close Saturday at 2 p.m. for
Christmas vacation. Unless spe
cial arrangements are made in in
dividual houses with the house
mother, girls may not return be
fore Jan. 2 at 2 p.m.
Women students are to observe
the same rules of signing out as
they observed for Thanksgiving vacation.
Plaques were presented to the
two outstanding Builder's workers,
and citations were given to 13 com
mittee workers at the Builders din
Marilyn McHareue was eiven the
city campus plaque for her work
on the student directory commit
tee, and Will Schutz was given the
Ag camous Dlaaue for his work
on the Ag public relations committee.
The citations were given to
Sherry Moore and Tom Neff, tours
and conventions; Claire Carden,
student directory; Bobby Holt,
calendar; Nancy Coover, publicity;
Judy Douthit, First Glance; Dar
rina Turner, special edition; Mar
ion Elder, Husker Handbook; Lar
ry Voss, Ag tours; Willa Waldo, Ag
publicity; Burton Weichenthal, Ag
sales and membership; John Buff
ington and Sara Alexander, assis
tant treasurer of advertising.
One hundred and thiry attended
the dinner. Dick Johnson played
Santa Claus. Mel Fehrnbruch, president-elect,
planned the dinner.
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Santa Rewards Staffs
George Madsen, Nebraskan
business manager, is shown pass
ing out presents to gathered
Nebraskan - Cornhusker staff
members of the annual staff
Christmas party. Staff members
exchanged 25 cent joke gifts. Refreshments-
were served. Mrs.
Dorothy Switzer, mother of Luci
grace Switzer, and Mrs. W. T.
Spelts, mother of Soren Samuel
Jensen, HI, provided cookies foi
the event. Recordings of Christ
mas carols and Tichaikovsky's
"Nutcracker Suite" were played.
Nebraskan and Cornhusker staff
members, workers, reporters and
members of the Faculty-Student
Subcommittee on Student Publi-.
cations attended the party. Rob
ert Knoll and Ruth Levinson,
Student Council advisers, also
atended the party.
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