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The events of the passing first se
mester, in story and pictures, are rec
orded in this issue of The Nebraskan,
from the waiting lines of New Student
Week through the football season,
Homecoming and winter activities.
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Vol. 59, No. 43
Wednesday, January 18, 1956
2L A. M.' Smile
AWS board has passed the pend
ing rule affecting the overnights
of University women at their meet
ing Tuesday afternoon.
The rule, which will go into ef
fect next semester, states that a 2
a.m. closing will be granted on
the nights of certain big events
and no overnights in Lincoln will
be allowed on these occasions.
The referendum vote to the wom
en students resumed in a 250 vote
margin approving the measure.
540 women students .favored the
plan and 285 opposed it.
Stronger resistance was dis
played in the sorority vote. 261 so
rority women opposed the measure
and 24 independents registered ne
The nights affected by this rule
are Homecoming, Military Ball,
the All-University Spring event,
(should one be scheduled) and a
house or dorm formal.
"Pressure has been put on Dean
Johnston and AWS by the adminis
tration and the Lincoln mothers
for the passage of this ruling,"
said Paula Broady Wells, AWS
According to Mrs. Wells, it is
hoped that the 2 a.m. hours will
eliminate the problem of having
great numbers of coeds migrate
to Lincoln homes on the night of
a big event.
If only two overnights are al
lowed, AWS feels that students will
use discretion in planning to take
overnights, she said.
House formals will not be 2 a.m.
Use Of Parking M
By NANCY COOVER
Parking meters or restrictions
on cars among freshmen have been
suggested as possible solutions
to the crowded parking conditions
now and in later years, Dr. Adam
B r e.c ken
ridge, Dean of
is expected to
increase b y
average of 500
year until 1960.
This will mean
that more stu
dents will be
Courtny Lincoln Star
cars to the campus.
The additional buildings which
will be needed to house these stu
dents will also take up some of
the' space now used for parking,
Lyman' Hall, which will be built
west of Bancroft School, and the
new addition to the - Union, on
which work is expected to begin
next summer, will also displace
We have the maximum amount
of available parking space right
now, Breckenridge said. We have
more space than we have ever
had or probably will have in the
future. We have no solution for
future problems, but we know the
situation will be acute, he added.
Suggestions for solutions were
discussed at Cornhusker Round
Table by representatives from Stu
dent Council and Breckenridge.
Parking meters, one of the sug
gestions, would probably be placed
in areas where students only need
to park a short time, such as
around the library, Breckenridge
This is only a suggestion, not a
recommendation, he stressed, but
it has been done on other cam
puses short of parking space.
The suggestion for allowing no
freshmen to have cars was also
based on precedents set on other
campuses. The University of Mis
souri does not allow freshmen,
This late-model convertible fig- the semester. Dead were LowllCal
ured in the deaths of two of the laway, Dale Stewart and Glen Raj
three University students who ewich, who were killed over the
died over one weekend, the Ne- weekend of October 21-23. Callaway
braskan's eighth-ranked story for and Stewart, with two other per
nights unless the group desires,
Mrs. Wells said. However, no Lin
coln overnights will be granted on
that night, she said.
Lincoln overnights are the only
normal privilege not granted to
students on the night of 2 a.m.
closing hours, Mrs. Wells said. She
added that AWS does not encour
age taking out-of -towns on the
nights named as 2 a.m. nights.
Specific provisions of the ruling
If a house has two house for
mals, providing they do not fall
within the same semester, both
may be 2 a.m. nights. If both for
mals fall within the same semester,
one must conform to the regular
closing hours, with no overnights
being granted. House parties are
not considered as formals and do
not call for extension of hours.
If girls from other houses Attend
a house formal, they will not be
granted a similar extension of
hours, unless their own house has
been granted a 2 a.m. permission.
Each girl, freshmen included,
will have 2 overnights in Lincoln
and three out-of-towns per semes
ter. Any overnights in Lincoln on
nights scheduled as 2 a.m. nights
must have special authorization
from Miss Johnston.
Scheduling of a 2 a.m. night
does not necessarily cause the clos
ing hours on the following night to
be earlier. In the case of all Uni
versity 2 a.m. nights, the AWS
Board will announce the closing
hours for the entire weekend.
sophomores and juniors to keep
cars on campus.
The University of Colorado does
not allow freshmen to have cars,
and may restrict upperclassmen
if their parking problem is not
solved, Breckenridge said. Stu
dents who have to commute to
campus would of course be al
lowed to park their cars, he
It would be primarily a matter
for the administration to decide
if these suggestions were to be
come definite proposals, Breck
Chancellor Clifford Hardin,
Breckenridge and Comptroller John
Selleck, general business man
ager, would compose the adminis
tration making the proposals and
decisions, he said.
The parking situation is acute
now only on Mordays, Wednesdays,
and Fridays, between 9 a.m. and
11:15 a.m. The administration in
vites any other suggestions for the
problem, he said.
The University has some unused
space on 17th Street which has
been leased from the Burlington
Railroad and will be used for
parking by a small number of stu
dents with permits. The lot accom
modates from 400 to 500 cars.
By next fall, after the Union ad
dition has been built, some students
who now walk a block to class
will have to walk from 17th
Street, Breckenridge said.
Board of Student Publications
interviews for the Nebraskan staff
for the spring semester will begin
at 4 p.m. Thursday in Parlor A of
the Union, Ken Keller, assistant
director of public relations, an
The Board will first hear recom
mendations from the present busi
ness manager and editor, Keller
said. The first persons to be in
terviewed will be candidates for
Editor, he said.
The business staff applications
will probably be interviewed after
dinner, he added.
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Mimi Kelly and Lee Krieger
make impatient post office cus
tomers, Robert Geiringer, Frank
Hamilton and Lillian Little, wait
a while in the presentation of
"A Pound on Demand," one of
the four one-act plays in "Act-
Opening "Actors Holiday" Wed
nesday at 8 p.m. in the Union
Ballroom will be a series of one
act plays directed and narrated by
Tickets for the production are
on sale now at the Union ticket
booth. The plays to be presented
are "The Boor" by Anton Chek
hov, "The Stronger" by Augus
Strindberg, "A Pound on Demand"
by Sean O'Casey, and "Aria Da
Capo" by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Coffee will be served in Parlor
B after the performance to give
the audience an opportunity to talk
with cast members Mimi Kelley,
Lee Krieger, Frank Hamilton, and
Lillian Little, Clare Hinman, mem
ber of Union Board of Managers,
Anton Chekhov's "The Boor" is
a comedy about a retired army
officer, who hates women and a
widow in mourning who dispises
men. The play depicts the humor
involved when "man meets wom
an. Two actresses discover surpris
ing things about each other in
Strindberg's "The Stronger."
An attempt of two Irishmen to
collect from the Irish Postal Sav
ings Plan what is rightfuHy-theirs
leads to their arrest for inebria
tion in O'Casey's comedy.
"Aria Da Capo" by Edna St.
Vincent Millay points out simple
Theater To Present
Five Gne Act Plays
The University Theater labora
tory plays will be presented this
Thursday and Friday in the Tem
ple building, according to an an
nouncement by Mrs. Kenney, busi
ness manager of the University
Two plays will be presented each
evening in the arena theater and
three plays will be presented each
evening in the laboratory theaterl
The two plays which will be pre
sented in the arena theater are
"The Importance of Being Earn
est" by Oscar Wilde, and "Anti
gone" a cutting by Milton Hoffman
of Jean Anoulith's modernization of
the Greek tragedy by Sophocles.
The three plays which will be
presented in the laboratory theater
are "Lord Byron's Love Letter"
by Tennessee Williams, "Ondine"
by Jean Anoulith, and "Madam
Butterfly" by David Belasco from
a short story by John Luther Long.
"Lord Byron's Love Letter' is
directed by Ron Green and the pro
duction manager is Karen Peter-
sons, died when their car rolled
into a gravel pit. Rajewich was
killed when he missed a turn driv
ing toward Hastings, west of Lincoln.
ors Holiday," to be given in the
Union Ballroom on Wednesday
by a company of professional
actors. "A Pound on Demand,"
by August Strindberg, is a drunk
en comedy which takes place in
an Irish post office.
ideas about the foolishness of
wars and sophistication as an an
swer to life. This parallel on
modern life is filled with both
clear and hidden meanings.
Miss Kelly, the star of "Finian's
Rainbow," understudied Mary
Martin in "South Pacific."
Besides working in television,
summer theater and night clubs,
Krieger appeared as a comedian
in the national company of "South
Miss Little handles character
roles in three of the four plays.
She has accompanied the road
companies of ."Death of a Sales
man" and "Goodby, My Fancy."
' Hamilton has worked in Broad
way performances of "The Skin
of Our Teeth" and "Tonight in
Smarkand." He has appeared on
"The Ed Sullivan Show," "The
Colgate Comedy Hour" and "The
Frank Sinatra Show."
Stuart Vaughan, director and
narrator of this event, was trained
in England at the Old Vic and
Stratford-on-the-Avon theaters, and
has done considerable work with
the new Shakespeare Festival
Company at Stratford, Conneticut.
"Actor's Holiday", which stars
a cast of television and stage per
formers, was created and produc
ed by Jonathan Anderson. The
road company does the modern
classics of the stage, rather than
the present run shows.
son. The cast is Spinster, Steph
aney Sherdeman; Old women, Lin
da Beal; Matron, Phillis Chard;
Husband, Noel Schoenrock. The
play takes place in New Orleans
during the Mardi Gras and the
story is about two old women who
make their living by displaying a
letter written by Lord Byron.
"Ondine" is directed by Ted Nit
tler and the production manager is
Bernerd Skalka. The cast is On
dine, Joyce Fangman; Hans, Rex
Kellough; Eugene, Dolly An n
Rejda and Augustie, Len Schrop
fer. This is a fable concerning the
love of a sea nymph for a mortal
knight. Ondine, the sea nymph, has
no knowledge of right or wrong
or the rules of conformity in the
world of man, thus causing a de
lightful situation of misunderstand
ing. - ! - !
Future Club She
The International House, now
a women's residence Hall main-
ly occupied by foreign women
p Teen Sf irSes
Bill Glassford's resignation asposal for a one-week sxam per-
football coach, the defeat of the
one-week exam period in the Fac
ulty Senate and the banning of the
Kosmet Klub Spring Show were
selected as the three top news
stories of the first semester by
the Nebraskan staff.
Other stories picked in the top
ten stories of the semester are:
4. The signing of Pete Elliott as
the new coach.
5. The voting down of the ac
tivities limitation ruling by the Stu
dent Council, and the retention of
a 5.7 minimum accumulative av
erage to hold an office.
6. The pledge spiking issue in
volving Sigma Alpha Mu and Zeta
Beta Tau fraternities, and the re
sultant action taken by the Inter
7. The Nuclear Energy Institute
at the University.
8. The deaths of three Univer
sity students in highway accidents
over one weekend.
9. The organization of a Fac
ulty Club in what is know known
as the International House.
10. The voting down of a sug
gestion for legalized spiking by
the Interfraternity Council.
Glassford's resignation as head
football coach at the University
was unanimously selected as the
top story of the semester. Not only
did it effect the University, but
received wide-spread attention in
national sports coverage.
Glassford resigned because, as
he said it, for a prsonal reason.
He had been the center of a sea
of controversy in a player revolt
in 1953, after fielding a nationally
ranked team in 1950 which in
cluded All-American Bobby Rey
In 1954 Nebraska's Huskers com
piled a 6-4 season's record, and
lost to Duke in the Orange Bowl.
The coach had reportedly been
harrassed by unanimous phone
calls after lossing seasons, which
sometimes caused embarrasment
to his wife and son
Six months after passing, a pro-
The last Press. Club luncheon
of this semester will honor the
two outstanding Nebraskans an
nounced in Friday morning's pa
per. Tthe luncheon will be held
Friday, in parlor Y of the Union
at 12 noon.
This semester's winner will be
given a certificate. Since this
is the first year certificates will
be given out, former winners will
be present to receive theirs.
Frank Hallgren, Associate Dean
for Men; Mary Mielenz, Assoc
iate Professor of Secondary Ed
ucation and Supervisor of English;
Bob Reynolds - and Tom Novak,
former All-American football play
ers at Nebraska; will be there
to receive their certificates.
"Student and faculty members
of the Board of Publications, re
porters, columnists, staff mem
bers and everyone connected with
the paper this semester are in
vited to attend," stated Fellman.
The new staff for next semester
will be selected Thursday evening
and announced in Friday's paper.
The luncheon will be the last for
this semester's retiring staff mem
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be tur.icd into a
sometime in the
iod, the Faculty Senate reversed
itself in the second top news story
of the semester.
A Student Council-sponsored poll
showed student opinion definitely
in favor of the regular two-week
The Senate voted 125-87 to send
the calendar Containing the short
period back to committee, and pro
vided for two-week exams for the
school year of 1956-57. Two week
exams were already in effect for
the present year.
The Faculty Committee on Stu
dent Affairs banned the Kosmet
Klub Fall Show because of bad
taste on the part of the master
of ceremonies, Marshall Kushner.
Kushner said, "the faculty is
making a terrible mistake in blam
ing the Kosmet Klub for some
thing I did." The Kosmet Klub
based much of its plea on the
fact that the fall show carries
the bill for the spring show.
The fourth-ranked story was the
hiring of Pete Elliott as the new
football coach at the University.
Elliott had been backfield coach
at Oklahoma before coming to Ne
braska. Elliott first recieved a bid from
athletic director Bill Orwig Dec.
4, but declined to commit him
self until after the Sooners played
in the Orange Bowl.
The Council voted down a limit
on activities, but kept a 5.7 mini
b Welcome Elliott
John Gourlay, president of In
nocents, and Gail Katskee, presi
dent of Mortar Board, will present
a gift to Pete Elliott, Nebraska's
new football coach, in a welcome
ceremony during half time of the
Nebraska - Colorado game here
The welcome is being sponsored
by the Nebraskan, Innocents, Mor
tar Board, and the Student Council.
Skip Hove, president of the Coun
cil; jias been elected by the Council
to represent the student body.
William Faulkner's novel "The
Unvanquished" will be reviewed
by Dr. Robert Knoll, assistant pro
fessor of English, Wednesday at
4 p.m. in Union Parlors A and B.
One of Faulkner's lesser known
books, "The Unvanquished" takes
place in the period immediately
following the Civil War and deals
with a young man's coming of
age. The novel is actually a series
of connected short stories.
"The Unvanquished" is a good
book for a student to begin the
reading of Faulkner, according to
"Although it is neither one of
the author's best nor worst books,
it contains some very outstanding
passages as well as some very
ordinary ones," he said.
Dr. Knoll recently edited the
textbook, "Contrasts," which is
used by the English 3 classes.
The review is open to the public.
Coffee will be served.
Courtesy Sunday Journal and Star
Resignation Story Tops
The resignation of Eill Glass
ford as head football couch at
the University rated the Nebras
kan's choice us the top news
story of the fall semester. Glass
ford quit his post after seven
stormy years at Nebraska, which
included a ninth-rated team na
tionally in 1950 und an Orange
Bowl squad in 1954. This year the
Huskers finished second in the
mum average to hold an office
in an organization for The Ne
braskan's fifth story. This rote
reversed a decision rendered last
In the sixth story, Sigma Alpha
Mu admitted to spiking charges
filed with the IFC by Zeta Beta
Tau fraternity. The IFC scheduled
meetings between the two houses
to settle the difference, and ap
pointed its own committee to in
vestigate fraternity Rush Week.
In seventh place was the ap
pearance of the Nuclear Energy
Institute at the University. The in
stitute was held to investigate com
mercial use of the atom in busi
ness. Eighth story was the deaths of
three University students Lowell
Callaway, Dale Stewart and Glen
Rajewich cat the highways over
The ninth story concerned the
plans for the formation of a Fac
ulty Club in the International
House, currently a women's resi
dence hall housing mostly foreign
students. The women now living in
the International House objected
to the plan to move them.
Tenth was the defeat in the IFC
of a proposal to legalize spiking.
The proposal was made by the
special IFC committee organized
to investigate Rush Week. The
committee felt that legalizing spik
ing would make it useless. (See
Pictures at botton of Page)
Bill Orwig, director of athletics,
will introduce Hove, who will ex
tend the student body's welcome
Gene Chrislensen, Yell King,
said on behalf of the Yell Squad,
"We hope that the student body
will all be on hand at the Colorado
game to show our support for our
new University football coach and
also to cheer the basketball team
on to another important conference
Before the welcoming ceremony,
Orwig will present letters to ath
letes who earned them in baseball
and track last spring and to the
football players who earned letters
Elliott will bring experience to
the University which is based on
training in both playing and coach
ing, Orwig said.
He attended fhe University of
Michigan where he quarterbacked
Michigan's 1948 football team to
a 49-0 victory over Southern Cali
fornia in the Rose Bowl.
After graduating from Michigan
in the spring of 1949, he became
end coach at Oregon State. In 1952
he was hired by Oklahoma as back
Nebraska will be playing its sec
ond home conference game this
Saturday against Colorado. The
team defeated Missouri 83 to 77 in
its first conference game.
Colorado is last year's Big Seven
conference champion, and Nebras
ka was the only team in the con-
For Feb. 11
Tickets for the eighth annual
Sno-Ball Dance will go on sale Jan.
27 in the Ag Union. They will also
be available in the organized
houses on Ag Campus. The price is
$1.50 per couple.
The dance will be held Feb. 11,
from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. in
the College Activities Building,
with Tommy Tomlin and lis orch
tra furnishing the music. Theme
of the event, which is the
first Ag College dance of the sec
ond semester, will be "Eskimo
Presentation of the cutest baby
and the winner of the identification
contest will take place during in
termission, according to Bill Spil
ker, chairman of the sponsoring
Ag Union Dance Committee.
Movie time has been set ahead
a half hour from 7:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
so as not to conflict with the dance.
Korean veterans may sign tfieir
January pay vouchers daring fhe
week of Jan. 23-23, Ruth Srsnsan,
supervisor of veterans' and selec
tive service, affrirs, announced
Tuesday. This will apply to this
February vouchers will be pinn
ed during the jjeriod March 14.
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