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fricfav. October 5, 1953
. Iowa State Is migrating to Nebraska Saturday,
L which aeems only fair since University students
In large numbers annually "migrate" to Iowa
State's Veishea festivities.
Old acquaintances will be renewed, new ones
- will be made; football teams, classes, admin
istrations, women's hours, things in general will
be compared; Nebraska Mortar Boards will ex
change ideas with Iowa MB's, Innocents will
' meet their counterparts of Cardinal Key. It
- should be quite a week-end.
Out of such informal exchanges of ideas come
' more real Improvements than from all the con
ferences and conventions which college students
attend. For this reason, if no other, Nebraska
welcomes Its Cyclone guests.
The Iowa State Dailys report that enthusiasm
for the Nebraska migration is especially great,
and that about 500 students are expected to
make the trip.
With such enthusiasm on the part of the Iowa
Staters, it might be well for the University to
make sure that Nebraska spirit is up to par.
Athletic Director Bill Orwig has written letters
to fraternities and sororities encouraging them
to show more unified enthusiasm at the games.
Perhaps the combination of a spirited Iowa
State team on the field and a large group of
vigorous Iowa supporters across the stands, will
be enough to lift the rather listless University
"cheering" section out of its apathy.
Religion And The School
George Sokolsky, writing in the Washington
Poet and Times Herald, sheds new light on the
question of religion in the public schools.
The problem the syndicated columnists dis
cusses isn't what church should be the force be
hind moral instruction in our schools, but rather
where is the place of morality in the American
A letter came to Sokolsky from the Parent
Teacher Assn. of Jamaica High School in New
York protesting a program for the development
of moral and spiritual ideals in the public
". . . No safeguards have been set up to pre
vent the expression of religious views under
the guise of moral or spiritual teaching. I need
not remind the members of the Board of Educa
tion that there are over 200 religious sects in
this country. Nor that each one is entitled, under
the constitution, to practice and teach its own
beliefs in its own ways. Nor ought we to forget
the rights of the non-believers not afifliated with
any particular sect."
Sokolsky says, in rebuttal, that we have be
come confused people not because we have
"over 200 sects," but because we have fore
saken a power outside oursleves which we call
God and have substituted for Him something
called human rights which can only be sus
tained as rights if they emanate from a power
greater than man.
Otherwise what man has established man
can disestablish, the columnist states. "Khrush
chev has declared false what was true in Stalin's
He concluded that the parents and teachers
of the Jamaica High School truly need not fear
God or any expression for him; what they should
fear is that their children will believe that those
whom they hope to emulate will not be saints
The Constitution certainly forbids the govern
ment to establish a church and support it with
tax money. But we must remember that when
men believed in a great power outside them
selvesnot their king or an arbitrary ruler
they thrived best.
The ideal situation, of course, will always be
debated. Certainly, if every man could believe
in a "higher power" and thus guide his life,
he would be better off. Or rather he would be
better off if his fellow man could follow this
As long as we cherish the freedoms which
America offers, we can almost forget that pow
er which guides. That has been the pratcical,
if not best, application of our system of life.
Yet when some man, some group, wishes to
usurp our rights, our privileges, if we have no
belief in that superior force, there will be no
salvation for us.
If there is no authority (other than the mass
of people who make up the land) to back up
our laws and rights, then we might as well
foresake our nation.
Of Painting Sidewalks
Two University students have been suspended
from classes for painting sidewalks and belong
ing to a local secret fraternity.
The University has served warning that any
member of Pi Xi is in "serious jeopardy" of
similar consequences. The only reason that
stronger language is not used is University
officials do not desire to be bound by strong
precedent in dealing with individuals.
Although both of these men may reapply for
admission, their records will be marked with
the words "suspended" and "sidewalk paint
ing." For the most part, Pi Xi is harmless enough
-i-and is probably made up of reasonably intelli
gent students. In tha past, painting sidewalks,
publishing a spring periodical and promoting
group social activities have been Pi Xi's main
But, is it worth it? For example, if an ad
vanced ROTC student is found to be an affiliate
of the group, it is highly improbable that he
would receive his commission. Many positions
require character references from the Univer
sity, and it would be just as well if persons
whose association with Pi Xi is known wouldn't
give the University as a reference.
It is highly improbable that the men of Pi Xi
are gathered in some dark spot right now mut
tering words of doom and gloom. They are
more likely considering methods to avoid de
tection in the future.
And although the organization will not im
mediately disintegrate, it is becoming more
difficult to discover any advantage of being a
member of Pi Xi. But then, it is awfully difficult
to understand why people would paint sidewalks.
The Political Soap Box ...
lass Privilege Attacked
By BOB IRELAND
Eds. notet This Is the first of a series of
political interviews featuring candidates for elec
tion to state and congressional offices.
George Morris, in an interview with the Ne
braskan, accused the present state administra
tion headed by Governor Victor Anderson of
"operating on the theory of class privilege which
supposedly went out with the feudal ages."
The former State Reformatory superintendent
stated that he is running as an independent be
cause he "has always been an independent."
When asked if he had ever had any official affili
ation with any political party Morris replied
Running for public office for the first time,
Morris cited as the basic issue of .the current
campaign the fact that the Anderson Administra
tion is not adhering to the "basic principles of
The current state administration under Ander
son "hasn't contributed a single thing to the
benefit of the state," Morris stated.
Morris cited Governor Anderson's "business
man approach" as being the principle "fault"
behind the present state government.
In his attack on the Republican administration
Morris stated that Anderson has "neither under
stood" nor attempted "to understand the big
problems facing the state."
In Morris's opinion the farm issue is the most
significant problem confronting Nebraska gov
ernment. He said that "there are a lot of small
farmers selling out" during the present year
and that if things progress as they are now more
will be selling out next year.
Morris felt that there is "a lot of resentment
around the state about the new governor's man
sion." He stated that there were some state
legislators who voted for the mansion appropri
ation who "wouldn't vote for it now."
Candidate Morris advocates a broader tax
base in an effort to relieve the Nebraska prop
Commenting on Anderson's airplane trip to the
Republican Convention in San Francisco which
hasseling i n
"lied to the
he said he
paid for the
trip in full.
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"N e braska MORRIS
is not a one-party state according to Morris. He
feels that "professionals have been selling the
Morris added he has "more faith in the people
of Nebraska" than do these politicians.
According to Morris the gubernatorial election
will be "pretty close" contrary to Nebraska
political tradition and voting registration. He
feels that he "has as good a chance as anyone
In September of 1955 Morris was dismissed
from his post as Superintendent of the State Re
formatory by the State Board of Control.
The Board gave as their reason for Morris's
dismissal that it was in the "best interests of the
Nebraska State Reformatory."
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LITTLE MAN ON CAMPUS by Dick Bibler
"WITH SO MANY NEW FACULTY C0MW IN Y
LUCKY. YOU eVENtftffAN OFFICE."
Maybe it's just that time of the
year, but there is something in
the air now that makes one look
back on what is laughingly called
his college career and think a little
about "the good old days."
Most freshmen and sophoinores
don't realize it, but the moldy old
people in the senior class can see,
if they look around a little, that
this campus has changed a good
deal since they began their high
er education with down on th e i r
cheeks and a song in their hearts.
Old buildings have crumbled un
der the wrecker's crowbar to make
room for new structures and vast
parking lots, that in turn are being
dug up for more buildings.
Old, familiar faces disappear to
be replaced by strangers, and
things just aren't the same. You
might call it progress, for that is
what it appears to be.
Remember Earl's? Dirty Earl's,
that is the dirtiest, smokiest,
noisiest coffee house west of Ogal
lala. When it disappeared to make
room for parking space at 14th
and S Streets part of an old camp
us life went with it.
It would not be foolish to say,
however, that class attendance
probably improved noticeably
when they tore down the old place.
I wonder how many of our citizens
of tomorrow took their hangover
Uni Drug shared that same cor
ner. They probably didn't do much
drug business, but they did rent
out fieldglasses for football games,
and their front window was decor
ated with more Cornhusker spirit
than any other place in town.
Just last year the last of the
little two-story wooden houses on
14th Street was hauled away. They
weren't very pretty. The little kids
don't play on the sidewalks and
trip up students hurrying for eight
o'clocks anymore, either.
Old University Hall, the first
building on the NU campus is gone,
and in its place rests shining new
Ferguson Hall. It is quite an im
improvement; U-Hall had been
threatening to fall apart for years.
The Baptist Student House, Corn
husker Co-op and a nameless
boarding house for years stood
in a tight and slightly ramshackle
of 15th and
group at the corner
Now there is a fine new parking
lot, which leaves its lights on all
night long and attracts every bug
in the county.
The vacant lot which was once
a year-around softball diamond for
Teachers High students is now
overflowing with an administration
wing. This same wing is threaten
ing to ' push over hallowed Ellen
Smith Hall, perhaps the most tra
ditional and nostaglia - shrouded
building on campus.
You could, of course, go on all
night about how things change,
both physically and in the personal
ity of the campus.
Maybe it is because ordinary
things look so much better in retro
spect. Or maybe because the writer is
a senior and getting a little soft
in the head.
Or maybe it is because his feet
hurt, and they never hurt in "the
good old days." Or so it seems
middy v JI
One of the reasons (in case any.
one gives a damn) why I have
been lounging about of late, easing
myself into the nearest lemon dip,
and looking as controversial as
ever, is that I have been besieged
with all sorts of unusually exciting
campus events to write about this
The PI Xi's are to announce
their faculty advisor soon.
The denizens of Ellen Smith
have been stashing away teacups
for a surprise assault on the Stu
Students have been formally
asked to be kind to their faculty
members". . .lest they pack up
and go away."
Builder's has taken up where
Roger Henkle left off.
In spite of two students caught
yellow-handed, Adminny Hall ap
pears to have difficulty in trying
to identify their boozy associates.
Teacher's College is continuing
to process socially adapted non
entities. John Albertson has gotten a
date for Saturday night.
Although I am but an amateur
in discussing such things of a con
troversial nature, I might preface
today's controversy with the ex
planation that I must necessarily
adopt in my writing the tone of a
professional, or I shall have dif
ficulty in getting anyone to sub
scribe to what I have to say.
If, therefore, I sound a bit de
tached and unfriendly, you must
realize that a writer discussing
maintain some kind of dignity
about his stuff and that beneath
my rough exterior, I am a pleas
ant enough sort to meet socially
There used to be a saying that
read: "We couldn't improve the
product, so we improved the wrap-
rer." It now should read, with
but slight revision: "We could im
prove the product, but we raised
the price instead.
That's fine, I might say, pro
vided the price is raised. But then?
is such a thing as raising the
price to the point where people
can't buy the product. It might be
a perfectly good product, of good
quality, workmanship, and depend
ability, but if the buyer has to
contact a loan agency before he
makes the purchase, something is
I have just been drinking a cup
oekery . . .
Flogging a dead horse, some folk say, is just so much wasted
effort. I don't deny that, but what I want to know is this: when a
few campus cadavers insist in bending their backs against a broken
down bandwagon, is this wasted effort or a horse of another color?
The Pogo campaign has been sputtering for the last two weeks, and
Pogo's bandwagon looks more like a hearse every day. The Daily
Nebraskan has cornered the market on whatever enthusiasm remains
for this affair. If it continues much longer we might as well give up
and vote for Stevenson. And that'll be the day.
However, there's a brighter side to the political picture. I refer,
of course, to the local chapter of the Temperance League, which will
hold its weekly plenary session this afternoon on the southeast corner
of 14th and P. Ruth will preside.
Not since Martin Luther hammered on the barroom door has there
been such a sanctimonious uproar as that effected recently by the
man in the bottle-green jacket. Bruce Brugmann. The smoke-filled
room in which the IFC conspires is smokier than ever these days now
that they've started burning an effigy of Bruce to open every meeting.
During the seven years that I
attended the University of Nebras
ka (1949-1956) I was always sur
prised at the lack of enthusiasm
on the part of the student body
in supporting the football team
both at games and other functions
like rallies, welcoming the boys
home. Real enthusiasm was sparse
in those years. I attributed it
to a succession of bad breaks in
the choice of a coaching staff and
a lackadaisical attitude on the part
of the boys on the team.
But this year we have one of
the finest coaching staffs in the
country and a group of young men
who have the will to win. So what
excuse can the student body give
for the mediocre gathering of peo
ple who welcomed the team home
at the airport after the Ohio State
game? It strikes me that it is
about time for the student body
to show a little enthusiasm and
not relapse to the status of fair
weather supporters. There was
plenty of criticism of the adminis
tration and the coaching staff when
I was in school; now perhaps it
The Campus Green
Genesis By Omega Lite
And the earth was void and empty
Against a steel toned blue
Of an architecture empty,
Against a builder's rue.
And let there be water;
They drowned their daughter.
(The wives were slaughtered
in April's dives)
And let there be light;
Beads of toxin trickled,
Smeared glass throats
Bleeding silver to nights
Of fierce moons
Over human ruins.
A land of salt and spume:
The rust is on some tree
In a waterless tomb;
And the earth was void and empty.
Richard M. Kelly
wasn't all one-sided. An appraisal
of the attitude of the student body
by each student might prompt a
little more loyalty and school spir
it. We have the staff and team.
Now let's get off our bieachers
and act alive for a change. And
how about some new cheers from
the leaders. Some of the old ones
In regard to your editorial
'With Malice Toward None' which
appeared in the paper Wednesday.
As a political scientist it may be
necessary to send you back to the
bush leagues. The function of a
newspaper is, I believe, to report
the news, not views of some indi
vidual. You say the governor should be
a governor and not a specialist
in some field. I disagree. I think
he should know something about
some field or else take the guid
ance proffered by someone who is
qualified and not interfere personal
charge. You. say that you doubt if he
knows much about the sanitation
system of the Capitol. I agree. This
particular negative chain could
be extended almost indefinitely.
Morris says there should be gov
ernment by laws, not men. The
history of the United States, and
indeed the very cause for its found
ing, would seem to lend credence
to this statement.
Somewhat????? confused. Better
of coffee. I drank it at the Union,
thinking it would give me a mo
ment of relaxation before my
So I got in line, picked up my
cup of coffee in one hand and
paid the cashier (with the other
hand, naturally.) It was then that
I noticed that the cashier, appeal
ing to leer slightly, had taken the
dime which I handed him, popped
it firmly into the coin hopper and
turned to the next customer in
With nary a motion, I mused to
myself, of -returning my change. I
moved to the closest open booth,
lurching unpleasantly into a cor
ner table of DG's on the way.
"Could it be," I poked myself
gently, What the Union, a non
profit organization, could be charge
ing ten cents per single cup of
Now, if I were looking for trou
ble, I would be dismantling tha
Carillon Tower or running about
yelling "panty raid."
But, as those few friends I hava
left know, coffee is a fighting word
with me. In fact, it was I who
several years ago first coined the
phrase: "Millions for defense, but
not one cent more for coffee."
With the assistance of a low
flying swallow and a bit of fools
cap, it was not difficult to find
that Union coffee was a dime a
cup, a whole penny more than last
year and three pennies more than
the '53-54 school year.
The questions raised by this dis
closure are indeed serious:
To what point has the price of
Union coffee injured the prestig
of Union dining facilities?
To what extent has the confi
dence in Union coffee been under,
To what degree must the Stu.
dent Union supervisors ba repri
manded to insure that the quali
ty of their services is not unduly
The future of the Student Union
may well depend on how it dis
poses of these questions.
A French court appointed thr
experts to examine strip-tease
Sonia Silver to determine whether,
as she claimed, an operation had
left disfiguring scars across her
Maitre Rene Floriot, her lawyer,
told the court:
"Because of a doctor, the darinj
but advantageous paths of this
kind of spectacle are henceforth
closed to her."
Sonia, a pretty blonde, was said
to have requested the operation to
flatten her stomach. The result,
it was claimed, was the disfiguring
Amount of the damages claimed
was not disclosed in court.
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