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"2j NraWAFf AIM
Vlefhod For isusevj
Pub Board Election Interviews To Continue
The procedure used by Tassels,
Women's pep organization, in tbe
electio of Homecoming Queea
will be reviewed by tbe Student
Council ia order to determine if
tbe method used by Ibis organiza
tion in selecting its candidates for
Homecoming Queen is in tbe best
interests of tbe entire st u d e o t
This review will be carried out
tinder the stipulations of a motion
passed in the Council Wednesday
to recall the Tassel's constitution.
The motion was introduced by
Mick Neff, Council vice - presi
dent. The motion is not to change the
method, Neff said, but to look over
the constitution to see if this meth
od of choosing Nebraska's Home
coming Queen as in the best in
terests cf the University. !
Under the present system, five:
finalists are chosen by the Tassels
from tbe junior class members of
tbe organization. The Qu e e n is
elected by all-University election
two weeks before Homecoming.
A number of girls from organ
ized houses have objected to the'
present method, Neff said, in that
the election is not truly representa
tive of the University. Girls can
be nominated from only one group, 1
the junior tassels, be added.
Nancy Tucker, Tassels repre-!
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Band Day Formations
Donald Lentz, professor of
Music And director of the Uni
versity inarching band, shows
. John Selleck, comptroller of tbe
University the (diagram of the
X7-S-A block letter farmatuon to
be presented during half-time
Crowds To View 66
The University's 18th annual
Band Day Saturday 'ill feature
the University Marching Band and
6 visiting high school hands in
the most colorful ana exciting
spectacle of the football season.
The day" activities will begin
at 9:15 a.m. when the 7 bands
take part in the annual parade
through downtown Lincoln, end
ing at the Union.
The University BOTC Marching
Band -will entertain the visiting
hands with a snappy pre-game
precision drill, and a salute to the
The half-time show will begin
Hh a panorama of color when
J.flHS "bandsmen march onto the
field. The massed bands will cover
the entiie field.
The bands will then move into a
huge block formation which spells
the letters U-S-A and sing America
the Beautiful as they face both
stands. This is the first year that
a design involving block letters
lias been attempted.
The bands will then swing into
a huge N and leave the field play
ing -'Dear Old Nebraska V."
During the mass formations, 525
Iwirlers will entertain the crowd
with a routine baaed upon figure
's, wrist twirls, cart wheels, fin
ger twirls, and body passes.
Band day is a feat of split second
Cooler weather lias been forecast
for this weekend, with partly
cloudy skies in Lincoln Friday and
Temperatures are expected lo
drop to the
the high Fri
day of about HU
1'Wige about 10
degrees lower I
f ull Mwin
the second tiny jn
a row, reported
low tetnperat.urf in the mate, with
tt mercury dtpping to 32 degrees
sent.etive Council, said that the
group itself is representative of
the University, because two girls!
from each organized bouse, plus a
Set For Rally
Election for the 1956 Homecom
ing Queen will take place follow
ing tbe pep rally Friday, acced
ing to assistant yell king, Li. y
Candidates will be announced
during tbe rally and elections will
be held in the Union until 7:30
Balloting will resume after the
Penny Carnival begins and :U
continue until 10:30 p.m.
The five candidates will be chos
en from the junior active Tassels,
the women's pep organization.
Judging is based on contributions
to the University, spirit and per
sonality. Tbe Queen will be presented dur
ing special balftime ceremonies
at the Nebraska - Missouri home
coming football game.
Courtesy ILmcotc Star
Band Day cermonies, Satnnday.
This is the first year that such
a formation lias been attempted
by the bands. Sixty-six high
school bands wIH -watch tbe Nebraska-Indiana
game this Sat
urday as guests of the athletic
Band Day Parade
Starts at 9113
; : ifends
to fc fa Eo p'
-a i i r-i ,i 1 i a r-
iCuurtew Sandal' Journal and Star
timing. Last year the bands
formed on the field in one minute
and three seconds. If tone band
makes a mistake, the whole show
would be ruined, according to
Donald Lentz, director .of the Uni
John Selleck, comptroller and
former acting chancellor ,of the
university, was the originator of
the Band Day idea. In 1934, Sel
leck, then business manager .of
tlie athletic department, invited IS
city bands to participate. In 1U3H,
Leiitz, conductor .of the university
band, . restricted attendance to
high school bands, and the first
true Band Day in the United
States was begun.
Through the years, not one Band
Day has been cancelled; although
in 1838, the first Band Day found
the bands marching on new fallen
Since 'World War H, attendance
has increased from 30 bands to the
present i86. Because the popu
larity of Band Day, Nehraka
bonds are mow alluwed io appear
only junce tfvery three years.
The :baiids are 11 g ueats uf the
athletic drjjur.uudiit and UJ be
served a snack iuiuib by Pop
iUtiiu, .i:uuDL-Hiuuus ruttiiuger, and
Bulldttrs uoiupliuients .uf Lincoln
Chuniber of Cununeroe.
Tlie manned bands will play
Girdiron March," '"Manhattan;
Beach March,'' "March of the
Comhuskers." "Hail T amity.,'
the "Star :ianled Banner.
large number of independent girls
may work in the organixatk.
Girls can become members of
Tassels if they want, Dave Moss
man, Business Administration rep
Connie Berry, CCRC representa
tive, said "girls dont realize" that
membership in Tassels entitles
them to be eligible for Homecom
Marvin Breslow, senior member,
said the motion simply asks that
the Council look into the matter,
as is their right.
Don Beck, Council vice-president,
said that the matter should be re
ferred to the judiciary committee,
and that Friday's election should
go on as planned. This was ap
proved. The Council derives its right to
investigate the constitutions of oth- i
er groups from its own constitu-
tkm, which enables tbe Council to'
call in any student constitution for j
review. at any time. j
Due To Chance
The small number of junior Tas
sels, 18, is merely a matter of
chance, according to a Tassel
The small number cf juniors
from which the Homecoming Cjueen
finalists are selected had prompted
discussion of a revision of tbe
procedure in the Council meeting
The five finalists are selected
by the members of Tassels on
the genera basis of service to the
organization. Scholarship, person
ality, pep and spirit are other fac
tors taken into (consideration.
Last year there were approE
mately 20 junior Tassels, and there
are expected to be more next year
than the present number, accord-;
ing to Mary Sue Herbek, Tassel
Marvin Breslow, senior in Arts
and Sciences, was named senior
student member eff the Board of
Student Publications by tbe Student
Council Wednesday. Breslow was
interviews b y
I the C .o u b c li
I iof three appli-
cants for the
ble, senior is
and A r 1 e b e
Cmtneny Ltnraln Joarnalttrbek, senior
Breslow in Arts and
Sciences. Breslow and Hrbek were
nominated to the Council 'by the
Council's pub board committee,
which screened all applicants for
the position Tuesday.. Trumble was
nominated from the floor of the
Because .of lack of time Wednes
day, nominees lor the .other two
student positions will ibe inter
viewed by the Council at next
Wednesday's meeting. Positions to
be filled are one junior member
and a third member either So 'be
from the sophomore class .or from
the sophomore, junior or senior
Previously, the third member
has been from the sophomore
class, but a Council motion passed
last year to have the third member
at large from any .class is Ibeing
investigated as to its legality by
the faculty .committee on commit
Tickets are now .on sale fur the
annual Ullen H. irlauards Banquet
lo be held Thursday at Union.
The banquet to honor the .origin
ator of the study .of Home Eco
nomics will be held at .6:30 p.m.
Tickets will cost $1.50.
Mrs. Betty Dow .of the National
Dairy Council will be the speaker.
Borne Economics Club will initia te
new members in conjuction with
the program. (Outstanding seniors
in She club w21 be honored.
Bose Marie Tondl and Bev Shen
fiardBon are in charge uf tbe pro
gram wlule ticket sales are being
handled by Mormii Wolle, and
Naauie Cuiven. Tkfls lire uu vide
at tlit Ag XiiuM mid the iiuiiit
tetier cuDjiiutie hfcaiaf jut: fa
vors aiid progiaius, Evutwe Eifi
spaltr, and Phylis Nelson; pubiici-
ty Mary Lynn Staflui'd and Judy
Dtradovsky.; decoratious, Deanna
Brier and Carol Ann Meyers; Hos-
tetises, 'Carol Smith and Dfif Eieck
hafer; ftiocl. Marilyn Jetuston nS
.Carolyn Edwards; toastimntrrfiK.
Eiiiriey rachards, dub r'-Bi-.tent..
Vol. 30, No. 14
The forty - fourth Military Ball,
traditional opener of tbe campus
formal season, will be held at the
Coliseum aov. so, & was an
nounced Thursday by Ron Blue,
chairman of tbe Military Ball com
mittee. The dance will be held from 9
p.m. to 1 axo an hour longer than
formerly, and will feature of the
music of Richard Maltby and bis
"band tbe dancers demand."
Tickets will go oa sale Wednes
day, Oct. 2-4.
Highlight of She annual ball will
be selection of the Honorary
Commandant. Four University co
eds will compete ia the final com
petition, which Is determined by
a vote cf all ftOTC students.
The three mnnenips are named
Miss Army, Miss Air Force and
Last year's Honorary Comman-
! dant was Gail Drahota, senior ia
Teachers College. Phyllis Sherman
was Miss Air Force, Janice Car
man Miss Navy and Peggy Bald
win, Miss Array. "
This year's dance is being spoiK
sored " by the Naval Reserve Of-'
ficer's Training Corps.
Dance committee chairmen, in
addition to Bine, include Lyle Ham
sen, publicity; Bill., ftucker, pra-i
gram committee; JJoxbert Kmoch, j
arrangements; John Bahlmeier,
ticket sales; and Jim Boling, pres-;
entations. Names of other com-,
mittee chairmen will be an-j
Bounced at a later date, Blue said, j
This year's band, a relative mew- j
comer on the college campus
scene, was rated the "'Most Prom- j
ising New Orchestra of 1954' byj
be Casbbcx Operators poll. j
Last year marked Maltby's Erst;
major invasion of college camp-i
oses. Major engagements can 21;
campuses included iQxree Big Sev
en chocu, Xcwa State, Missouri,!
and Colorado. (
Director of the 16 piece band,
Richard Maltby, was tagged by;
T.ifa magioae as an enterprising
band leader ""ia tune with the
Popularity of tbe band Las ris-
en rapidly since it first bit the
spotlight in 1951 and has been wide
ly referred to as "the band the'
dancers demand,'" according to
The band also features Mi $ $
Couitny liincols Biar
The JJebraskan luncheon, post
poned last week because .of the
presidential campaign, will be
held today at 12 noon in parlor X
.of the Union.
Husker coach Pete Elliott and
University athletic director BpH
Orwig will be guests .of (the He
Campus leaders and members .cf
the faoulty are invited to attend
All those wishing to attend should
contacl Lucy Switzer.
' Were You
Dallas Hunt, who was named
Mans Kudeo .of America last week
in Oucbeh, zwt "royfd" drir.
to hrr snrnriM' mst.er, .Jeanne El
liott .(left). Mils Elliott a oro-
MaOroy s amid
T Flay Aft M
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Florida runnerup, pert Fraoky
Maltby recently wrote the music
for and conducted the Vaughn Mon
roe color TV show on JJBC and
the band has appeared on TV on
tbe Paul Whiteman's Great Band
One of Maltby's compositions,
"Six Flats UiIflnished, was re
corded by Benny Goodman and
proved to be one of Goodman's
biggest bit records. Maltby's ver
sion of "Tbe Man With the Golden
Arm" won popular acclaim this
Penny Carnival will open Friday
at 7:30 p .m. in the Union Ballroom
with J booths competing for tbe
Tickets have been sold for 7:30
and $:3B p.m., and will also be
available at the door.
Penny Carnival participants wiQ
vote from 6:39 io 7:15 pa only.
Other students wiQ vote begmnmg
at 9:Jj pjm. Ia order to vote, stu
dents must present their I. D.
cards and their tickets punched at
six different booths.
Those who leave to vote w31 mot
be allowed to re-enter, according
to Carolyn Williams, Coed Counse
lor Board member.
The winning booth will bean-
nounced at 8:30 p.m. The decision
will be based 69 per cent cm the
vole cf Che judges and 46 per
cent on the student vote prefer
ence. Faculty judges who win rate Che
booths on originality, attractive
ness and audience appeal are Miss
Helen Snyder, Mrs. Frieda Spaul
ding and Bruce Kendall
Organizations, themes and bocth
imasters to compete in Penny Car
nival are: Alpha Chi Omega, Joiia
the Penny Parade", Alyce Fritch
man and Kay Turney; Alpha Si
Delta, "'Join the Xi's and Throw
a Shoe". Sara Jones and Ruth
Cartee; Alpha micron Pi,
"Space Joyce Mason and Terry
Michal; Chi Omega, Chi O Con- j
struction Co.", Gretchen Lecron ;
and Sherry Armstrong; Delta Del- j
ta Delta, "Bope Your Gal la tbe i
Delta Corrair. Nancy Murrell and !
Delta Gamma, "Hit the Head
Enes", Carol Vingers and Mary
Lou Lucke; Gamma Phi Beta,
down", Jo Wyrens and Anne Ol
son; Kappa Delta, heaven and
Hades,-" Georgiann Humphrey and
Jane Simmons; Kappa Kappa
Gamma, "K. G. Mouse,' Nan Cart
son and Kay Margreat; Kappa
Alpha Tbeta, "Mad Hat Kats"",
Helen Hockbout and Mary Lynn
Pi Bets Phi, "Miss Penny Pi
Phi", Connie Schock and Jan
Oiatfield; Sigma Kappa, "Pick
Your Party', Lou Forney, and
Reida Clattei'buck; Terrace HaU,
"'Mirrors cf Madness", Carolyn
Butter"; Towne Club, "M onkey
Business'', Kathrya Knowles and
Mary Otto; Zeta Tau Alpha,
"'Nightclub", Eunice MoCosh and
(l.wrli'W l.iiirulii iliiiuiiul
petii'.g ior the title of ,-queen io
the American JftoyaJ Worae Show
in Knr.as City.. Both jeii'ls .are I
filiated with Ksppa KeppB Can
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Promising Band Leader
Bandleader Richard Maltby
brings bis 16-piece "band the
dancers demand1 to the Univer
sity campus Nov. 3 for tbe forty
f ourfh a.rmiial Military Ball, tra
ditional opener of tbe campus
The Paul Bley Trio contempor
ary azz ,group, will present two
concerts in the Union Ballroom
Nov. 2 at 7:30 and 9 pa
Tickets wiD go on sale for $.50
Monday in the Union ticket booth,
according lo Judy Decker, special
activities committee chairman.
Bley, who has studied serious
music along with his jazz, is said
to have a piano style patterned
after his idoL Oscar Peterson. Bley
once filled in for Peterson on the
radio and in xdght spots in Mon
The young pianist began bis mu
sic on the violin, but switched after
two and a balf years. In 15)53 bis
made bis debut on longplay rec
ords, and bas since signed a con
tract with Mercury Records.
Although be bas studied at ser-
eral music conservatories, indu
ing three years at the Juallard
School of Music, be bas never been
a graduate. However, be feels bis
study of aerious music bas given
depth and feeling to bis playing.
When asked if be was "Swing
ing more inan ne was a year
ago, Bley replied, "I think every-
The Outside World:
Scientific study and public discussion concerminj; the B-bomb
and its possible effects bav been called fur by 2t scientists at TSaSb
Tbe scientists went on to say that both political parties should Hct
the voting public iknow what their specific views m Ibe H-bomb
James if Bed) Sledge, 2S, shoring strain jb controlling bis temper,
appeared before Lancaeter DiBtrict Judge John L. Polk ia defense of
arson and assault charges in connection with the Nebraska State Peni
tentiary nut-fire Aug. 16, 19S5.
Sledge called Warden Joseph Bovey a tyrant and sacuatic sua lb
treatment ctf prisoners.. He claimed that be bad been bung intra a
xieU by handcuffed wrists for an H-hoar period.
Judge Polk cov.erruled all but one cf the 25 motions argued by She
President Eisenhower, speaking at Taconaa, Wash, Thursday, ac
cused bis (campaign opponent, Afllai Stevenson, of political fabrica
tion. The president alea pledged bimsttf to work for a echocO-buildinjr uro
gram geared to "thi Atomic age.-"
Speaking :befure t Citizens fur XUsenbower rsHy at tbe CoJVs? cf
Pudcet Sound, tbe president pramiaed that be would "sais cat- vpm
the Congress to act at tbe 'beginning of the next aeasioa,' on the acteel-
A :2-yf.arild Maritue Medal &tf Kwnar winner bas been oa
vuMaA nt a ptcdal mtaul tuartiail M Itoii mruit Uwuktg mp at
PaiTit Ii.iaiid, &.
Sgt. A.U.u!.d Lr Mc-LnUiJuUti t te-nuesoAA to aitt' "iniUitti ii isri
lakur, itidui-jiuu &u privat and a ine lur drurjuuess, iuuauxJR
ir.tjd abseutie0 and duaieiipeut iu a snjiiiur t&Luxr Mid is a qmr
The sergeant, then a private, ruved the vuruoo'c lugbeat award
for bravery for bis defense .of an outpotit oa Korea on the xuj;M of Sept.
ft-S, 1922. AlthottsSb woandefl. be alternstely fired two machine puns
; 1alding one t the bi.j sunti! f vwefpt becpnw 9m bot Is trasndls "4
j tHn ivitj.h'.ng t3 th? frther. He 'killed as estimated 130 Ouaese Ct!i-s
a mst and -ouridd anttiisa- io.
Friday, October 19, 1956
formal season. Maltby is conductor-arranger
for RCA Victor '
"VIST label and his band i
named "Tbe most promisiQg ne
orchestra cf U&t" by tbe Cash
boa Operators pad.
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Drummer Alan Levitt and Pet
er Ind, bass-man, round out tib
trio, said to present tbe "mew look"
in American jazz.
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