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Vol. 31, No. 72
Union Activities
Marilyn Heck was elected presi
dent of the Union Activities Board
Monday, March 26. Miss Heck is
a member of the Union Board of
Managers, Vice-president of Kappa
Kappa Gamma, the Cornhusker
Managing Editor, a member of
Theta Sigma Phi, secretary of
Gamma Chi and past member of
the Builders Board in charge of
the Student Directory.
Kay Deppen and Virginia Marx
ere the Senior Board members
Miss Deppen is a member ' of
Orchesis, corresponding secretary
of Kappa Alpha Theta, Personnel
Chairman and a member of Pi
Lambda Theta.
Miss Marx is a member of Chi
Omega, Newman Club, NUCWA,
a Student Union Assistant and
chairman of the Talks and Topics
committee of the Union.
Sharon McDonald, Judy Douthit,
Terry Mitchem, Dorothy Beechner
and Judy Decker are the Junior
Board members.
Miss McDonald is Activities
Chairman of Kappa Kappa, Stu
dent Union Board, Section head
of the Cornhusker and membership
chairman of the YWCA.
Judy Douthit is a member of
Tassels, Coed Counselors, chair
man of Spring Day Committee,
Publicity Chairman of Delta Delta
Delta and Union Film Committee
Terry Mitchum is a member of
the YWCA Cabinet, vice-president
of Gamma Phi Beta, chairman of
the Union dance committee, mem
ber of Alpha Lambda Delta, AUF
Board member in charge of In
dependent Solicitations and mem
ber of Hungarian Student Proj
ect. Cancer:
Wins Honor
For Study
A University professor-of chem
istry has received additional rec
ognition for his pioneering research
activities along the' lines of anti
cancer drugs.
Dr. Norman Cromwell, has been
selected to be chairman and dis
cussion leader of the opening ses
sion of an international conference
on anti-cancer drugs, scheduled in
New York. City Thursday through
Attending the conference will be
Internationally recognized basic
scientists and .hysicians engaged
in cancer research. Among the
speakers will be Alexander Had
dow, director of Chester Beatty
Reasiarch Institute, Royal Cancer
Hospital, London, and C. P.
Rhoads, director of Sloan-Ketter-ing
Institute for Cancer Research,
regarded as the two top authorities
In their field.
The conference is being jointly
sponsored by the New York Acad
emy of Sciences and Cancer Chem
otherapy National Service Center
of Washington, D. C.
It is hoped that a review of the
anti-cancer drugs will aid the at
tending scientists in evaluating the
real effectiveness of the dugs now
being used and help suggest steps
to be taken to improve their ef
fectiveness in the treatment of
Dr. Cromwell, who has done
considerable research in the field
of cancer chemotherapy, said that
pone of these anti-cancer drugs,
called alkylating agents, have yet
proven to be a cure for cancer.
But, he said, several have been
found which show a temporary ef
fect on some forms of the disease
in man.
Geologists To Honor
MU Professor Emeritus
E. Schramm, professor emeri
tus of the University department of
geology, will be honored in St.
Louis next Tuesday for "distin
guished service to petroleum geol
ogy." Associated with the University
for nearly 50 years, Professor
Schramm will receive an honor
ary membership in the American
Faculty Members
Attend Workshop
Two University of Nebraska
home economics faculty members
took part in a meeting of the
Education for Family Finance
Workshop Alumni in Kansas City,
Kan., last week,
Hazel Anthony, assistant profes
sor of vocational education, and
Dorothy Larery, assistant profes
sor of home economics, both have
participated in summer workshops
in Family Finance Education spon
sored by' the University of Den
ver and the Institute of Life In
surance, j
Teaching materials and pro
cedures were discissed at the
Judy Decker is AWS Notifica
tions Chairman, Coed Counselor,
corresponding secretary of Delta
Delta Delta and Student Union
Special Activities Chairman.
Dorothy Beechner is a member
of Red Cross Board, Coed Coun
selors, Spring Day Central com
mittee and pledge trainer of Alpha
Chi Omega.
Miss Diane Knotek is past presi
dent of the Union Activities Board.
Commenting on the election, Miss
Knotek said, "the Activities Board
is under very able leadership and
should do an outstanding job next
year because of the exceptional
abilities of the board members."
Health Day:
Wen tier
The guest speaker for the ninth
annual College Health Day is Dr.
Herbert Wenner, according to Dr.
Samuel Fuenning, Director of the
Student Health.
Nationally known in the field of
viruses, Dr. Wenner is presently
a research" professor at Kansas
The Health Day lectures will be
given on Thursday and Friday.
Dr. Wenner has three talks
scheduled while on the University
The first will take place at a
Luncheon which will take place
in Parlor Z in the Union. The topic
will be "Education: Most Impor
tant Factor in Virus Disease Con
trol." The price for the luncheon is
$1.25 and - reservations can be
made by sending them to the Stu
dent Health Center.
The second talk will take place
at a Student Convocation at 4:00 in
Love Library Auditorium. The
topic will be "The Great Struggle:
You vs Viruses.
The third" talk will be held Fri
day at a Graduate and Faculty
seminar in Bassey Hall, Room
202. The topic will be "Cultivation
of Viruses."
Ag Engineers To Meet
Walter Carelton, Assistant Di
rector of the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture, will speak on
"Agricultural Engineering Where
to in Education?" at a special
meeting of the Nebraska Student
Branch of the American Society
of Agricultural Engineers to be
held tonight at 7:30 p.m. in room
209, Agricultural Engineering
Building, Agricultural Campus.
Spring Day:
snagemeier Reveals
Cominittee Workers
Spring Day committee workers
were announced Tuesday by Dick
Hagemeier, chairman.
Hagemeier stated that approxi
mately 72 students who comprise
the Spring Day committees will
begin work sometime this week.
Newly selected workers for
Spring Day, scheduled for all day
May 3, are: Events Committee
(Gary Berke, chairman): Priscilla
Eckrich, Mary Jane Wilhite, Janie
Johnson, Kathy McCrady, Sharon
McCormick, Roy Meierhenry, Jody
Reeves, Charles Keyes, Dewain
Association of Petroleum Geolo
gists. Having a membership of 12,500,
the association has honored only
22 other geologists with an honor
ary membership.
Professor .Schramm, a native of
DeWitt, joined the University in
1908, and became professor and
head of the geology department in
1936, serving until 1953.
He obtained his bachelor degree
from Oklahoma University and his
master's from the University. Mr.
Schramm also took two additional
years of work in the University's
Law College, specializing in mining
The Nebraska educator has
served for many years with geolog
ical surveys and consulting geolo
gists for various independent com
panies and organizations.
Many of his high students
trained at the University of Ne
braska have reached high execu
tive positions with American oil
Living in Lincoln, he is serving
as curator of mineral and rocks
for the University's State Museum
and is consulting geologist for oil
and mining companies.
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Rifle Team Winners
The members of the winning
Army rifle team in the University
of Nebraska rifle championship
match are 1st row, left to right:
ROTC Rifle
Team Wins
First Match
The Army ROTC rifle team won
the first annual University of Ne
braska rifle championship match
which was held last week.
The Army team posted an 1857
score to better the Navy team
which posted 1852. The AFROTC
team was third with a 1812 score.
John Landers of the Navy led the
match with a 380. Ron Dawson was
high man for the winners with a
378. Dawson recently received na
tional recognition when he fired a
392 in a Big 7 match. His score in
that match was one point under
the National Intercollegiate record.
The scores of the Army team
were Conley Cleveland's 372, Roy
Keenan's 371, Dick Woolley's 369
and Dave Mossman's 367.
The winning Army team will re
ceive a traveling type plaque,
which will be awarded by Colonel
Chester J. Diestel, professor of
military science and tactics.
C i s n e y, Roger Wehrbein, Bill
Jameson, Larry Hendrix, Denny
Elder, Jim Brown, and Larry Ro
tert. Publicity Committee (News, Bob
Ireland, Chairman): Sharon Fang
man, Ellen Stokes, Jane McLaugh
lin, and LaVerne Rogers.
Publicity Committee (Art, Mary
Lynn Stafford, Chairman): Bobbie
Jorgensen, .Paula Hemphill, Bar
bara Milnitz, Janie Simmons, Janis
Crist, Malou Parrott, Sarah Sma
ha, Sally Jean Mil'er and Tom
Finance and Tickets: Jean John
son, Sylvia Rigg, Nancy Beal, and
Jean Sell.
Parade Committee (Lyle Hansen,
Chairman): Polly Doewing, Jackie
Kapplin, Sandra Davidson, Deanna
Barnett, Patricia. Flannigan, Betty
Parks, Anita Hall,- Margaret Hook,
Elizabeth Smith, Jackie Shaffer,
Nancy Bell, Gloria Scarlett, Har
riet Zadina, and , Arlene Nord
strom. Faculty Committee (Bobbie Holt
and Judy Doughit, co-chairmen):
Muriel Mossing, Sandra Reimer,
Judy Jervis, Sandra Jo Simmons,
Sandra Sorensen, Ann Shaffer,
Polly Doering, Sandy Hazlett, Kay
Gregory, Carole Yerk, Carol Trip
lett, ,Sonia Sievers, Marianne Pe
tersen, and Elaine Veskerna.
Tickets for the Spring Day Bar
becue and the Farmers Fair Ro
deo will be priced at 80c apiece,
Hagemeier announced. A special
combination ticket will be sold for
$1.50, he added.
The Faculty Senate voted at
their last meeting to allow Spring
Day to run one full day this year.
Innovations in the events include
the inclusion of Farmers Fair
Board with rest of the ceremonies.
Competition will be featured in
the morning between organized
houses. In the afternoon the annual
Rodeo will take place.
The Student Union birthday party
will also be a part of Spring Day.
The Union will feature refresh
ments at half price.
Cadets Woolev, Keenan, Dawson;
2nd row, Cleveland and Moss
man. The Army team will be
awarded a traveling type plaque
Carnival Of Entertainment:
All University Stag
Scheduled Tonight
It's "Stag time" at 7 p.m. to
night when the Union holds its
first All University Stag party.
A carnival of entertainment, in
cluding wrestling, judo, magic
acts, pistol shooting, smorgasbord
and free door prizes will be on
Prizes which will be awarded
by Husker football coach Bill Jen
ningsinclude a Michael Stern
suit valued at $67.50; Roblee shoes,
valued at $15.95; a Van Heusen
shirt valued at $5, a Wimbley tie
valued at $1, and two belts, valued
at $2.50 each. Other prizes in
clude four McGregor sports items:
Baby Ivy slacks valued at $7.95,
a bay Cardigan jacket valued at
$7.95, a pair of bay Bermuda
shorts valued at $5.95 and a bay
knot T-shirt valued at $4.
Tickets for the entire program
and smorgasbord cost 75 cents
each and con be purchased at the
Union or at the door Wednesday
evening before the show starts.
An added attraction nine attrac
tive coeds have been selected to
help serve at the smorgasbord.
uiris wno win neip serve are
Mary McKnight, Kay Nielson, El
len Stokes, Joan Riha. Sally Wen.
gert, Jackie Miller, Sharlene An
thony, Jody Carlson, and Ann
The program will be MC'd by
Lincolnite Bill Morton, better
known as "Morton the Great."
Morton worked his way through
the University with his magic act.
For 22 years Morton has been per-
torming magic throughout the na
tion. The Lincoln showman claims
doing over 10,000 shows during his
All tickets and money for the
Stag, must be turned into the
Union Activities Office before 5
p.m., according to Jon Bicha,
ticket sales chairman. House rep
resentatives who have not returned
their tickets by that time will be
charged for the number of tickets
issued them, Bicha said.
The Ag YM-YWCA are- under
taking a service project Saturday
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ma
lone Community Center.
Everyone is invited to help with
the painting for either the com
plete day or a portion of it. Car3
will leave the student house at
34th and Holdrege at 8:30 a.m. and
1 p.m. for those who wish to par
Blizzard Stalls NU
Special Staff Writer
YW and YM members could
very well write a sequel to John
Greenleaf Whittier's classic "Snow-
After attending a Y conference
at the University of Kansas at
Lawrence, the Y members were
completely "snowed" on the return
trip home. .
The three cars carrying the Y
members home were marooned at
various places all of them small
and all of them within 30 miles
of the Cppitol City with no way to
get home.
Approximately 22 .students left
the NU campus Friday for Lawr
ence to participate in KU's Y
The conference started with pre
liminary meetings Friday night.
Saturday evening, the students
YlH i Y Members Spend 3
Nebraskan Photo
by Colonel Chester J. Diestel,
professor of military science and
Courtesy Lincoln Star
Lincoln Journal
Miss Cornhusker!!:
Coeds To Compete
For Beauty Queen
For the first time, the Univer
sity will submit a representative
in the Miss Nebraska contest for
the Miss United States title, ac
cording to Sam Jensen, member
of the Innocents Society.
The Innocents will select "Miss
Cornhusker" from 12 finalists.
Any University coed may enter
this contest. Application forms
may be obtained in the Union Ac
tivities Office.
Brief interviews will be held by
the Innocents on April 2 from 8:00
to 10:30 a.m. in the Union. Ap
plicants will be contacted for the
time of their interviews.
"Miss Cornhusker" will be chos-
Style Show
To Feature
Nine Queens
Nine of the twelve beauty queen
finalists and Nebraska Sweetheart
will model for the Union Spring
Style and Talent Show. This event
will occur March 31 in the Union
Ballroom at 8:00.
The models are: Charlene An
thony, Jody Carlson, Mary Jane
Coe, Elaine Eggen, Mary Hepper-
len, Reba Kinne, Carolyn Torrence,
Francis Van Houten, Sharon Quinn
and Charlene Ferguson.
Fashons include sportswear,
bathing suits, formal attire and
casuals, all pointing towards
spring's newest design.
attended a concert by Louis Arm
strong, and later a dance in honor
of the KU game, featuring
After attending church together
Sunday morning, the three cars
left Lawrence in a rainstorm
expecting to arrive home late Sun
day afternoon.
The rain, however, changed to
snow about as soon as the students
crossed the Nebraska border. A
truck crashed through a bridge on
Highway 2 near Otoe, which neces
sitated a detour and by then, there
was approximately S or 6 inches of
snow on the highways.
The snow kept coming down, and
drifts six and seven feet high
forced one car to pull over, and
the occupants spent couple of
very anxious hours at a farmhouse.
Finally, a group of cars decided
to try to go on to Lincoln. A rather
Ireland, McKnight
PoSc !c
, Staff Writer
Jack Pollock, Bob Ireland, and
Mary McKnight were elected gov
ernor, lieutenant governor, and
secretary of state respectively of
NUCWA Mock Legislature Tues
day. PolloQk is Managing Editor of
the Daily Nebraskan, member of
the University Young Republicans
Club, Sigma Delta" Chi pledge,
member of Sigma Nu and a junior
in Business Administration.
Ireland is News Editor of
the Daily Nebraskan, member of
the Young Republicans Club, pub
licity chairman of the IFC, pub
licity chairman of Spring Day,
Kosmet Klub worker, member of
Sigma Chi and a sophomore in
Arts and Sciences.
Miss McKnight is vice-president
of junior Pan Hellenic Council,
secretary of the Young Republican
Club, AUF, Builders, a member
of Delta Gamma and a sophomore
in Arts and Sciences.
At the NUCWA meeting Tues
day evening, the group discussed
the agenda, and the committee
meeting were scheduled. The 22
bills to be introduced were also
Committee meetings will begin
today, with the first meetings,
those of the State Resources com
mittee and the State Affairs com
mittee, beginning at 3 p.m. in the
The Welfare committee meets at
4 p.m. and Law Enforcement at
Nebraska Supreme Court:
Moot Court Competition
Moves Into Final Rounds
The final round in the University
Allen Moot Court competition will
be held before Nebraska Supreme
Court justices Thursday at 7:30
The contestants are:
Dominico Caporale and Willard
en on the basis of beauty, poise
and personality. Shari Lewis, the
winner of the Miss Nebraska con
test last year, will crown the win
ner. The winner of tlie state contest
Nebrackan Pbota
Shari Lewis
at McCook will receive a trip
to Los Angeles to compete in the
Miss United States Contest.
The 12 finalists will attend a
banquet to be given by the In
nocents. The finalists will be pre
sented at the first performance
of the Kosmet Klub show, and
"Miss Cornhusker" will be
crowned at the second perform
ance by Shari Lewis. The winner
will also receive a trophy.
2 Mows 0a
unexpected turn into a snow bank
caused the occupants of a car
driven by Carol Smith to abandon
the car and make the rest of the
trip other also headed for Lincoln.
After spending five or six hour3
early Monday morning in the car,
sitting with huge snow drifts on
either side, the Y members greeted
the arrival of a snow plow with
the same emotions the pioneers
must have had when the Indians
were gathering for a last attack
and the cavalry appeared over the
hill. '
. The remainder of the trip was
slow. The cars would crawl about
one-quarter of a mile, and then
wait anywhere for an hour to two
and one-half hours for the plow to
dig out a semi-trailer truck or a
bus, before another quarter mile
could be travelled.
After spending 32 hours on the
Wednesday, March 27, 1957
7 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday at 7
p.m. the meetings of the Finance
and Education committees are
Committee members and lobby
ists are urged to contact the com
mittee chairman for the room
number and the bills to be dis
cussed at the committee meetings,
according to Louis Schultz, NUC
WA board executive committee
chairman of senators.
Committees are as follows: Fi
nanceTom Henderson, (chair
man), Wayne Thompson, Fred
Swartz, Sara Jones, Loren Lind
quist, Ted Smith; Education
Wynn Sniithberger (chairman),
Gail Walling, Jim Hunkins, Jim
Youngscap, Judy Douthit, Judy
Combs; Law Enforcement Sax
ton Crawford (chairman), Sanford
McConnell, Lloyd Castner, Tom
Munson, Margaret Marshall, John
Kastl; Welfare Darinna Turner
(chairman), Dick Spencer, Jim
Hyink, David Widman, Kay Mc
Kory, Glenn Sperry; State Affairs
G 1 e n n Hossman (chairman),
John Balder, Barbara Millnitz,
Bob Grimit, Ron Worholaski; State
sources Larry Voss (chair
man), Rita lone Carrol, Dick Fos
ter, Sam Hall, Bob Krumme,
Wayne Hennesy.
The Weather
Partly cloudy skies with tem
peratures in the 40's will prevail
Wednesday. Little precipitation is
Lorensen versus Marshall Becker
and Norman Krivosha.
Hearing the arguments in the
Supreme Court Hearing Room at
the Capitol will be Justices Paul
Boslaugh, Fred Messmore, and
Adolph Wenke.
The public is invited to attend
the session.
The case will involve the ques
tions of whether a city may pre
fer local businessmen in award
ing contracts even though an out-of-town
bidder makes a lower bid
and whether councilmen should re
imburse a city for money paid out
by them on an illegal contract.
Also beginning Wednesday at 1
p.m. in the Law College's Moot
Court room will be the queater
finals of the competition. Those
sophomores competing are:
Wednesday William Dill and
Robert Hill, versus Joseph Bald
win and Francis Barrett.
Friday Philip Sorensen,
Thompson Snyder, and Richard
Walentine versus Dwain Jones and
David Keene.
The two winning teams will
compete next spring in the finals.
Winning freshman teams in the
first round of the Moot Court
which was held last week, were:
Harlan Hubka and Wincel Nel
son; James Duggan and Charles
Kokes; Charles Beal and Richard
Fellman; Tony Winey and James
Winter; Thomas David and Dick
Hartsock, Gretchen Christopher
Arlyss Welch and Rose Green; Ed
ward Heitman and. John Mingus;
Lawrence Sandberg and Butler
Shaffer; Dr. William Swindler and
Gwendell Hohensee; Alvin Rose,
Feichtinger and William Ander
son; and Edward Vacovsky, Fred
erick Wanek and Richard Whit
man. 'Reprints' Explained
Due to the limited circulation of
The Dally Nebraskan Monday be
cause of the blizzard, several
stories were reprinted In Tuesday's
edition, accounting for the unusual
ly large number of stories run both
days, acordlng to Fred Daly, edi
tor. The Umi
road since leaving Lawrence, the
cars finally pulled into Lincoln.
In a space of five miles, the
students counted 35 cars aban
doned in ditches and snow drifts.
There is no place like Nebraska
thank heaven commented Y
members as they brushed the last
of the snow out of Jackets, hair
and eyes and headed for home
and bed.
Over-all conference chairman
was Micky Mills, president of the
KY at Lawrence. Attending the
conference were:
Barb Sharp, Carol Smith, Marfo
Hornady, Eev Ellis, Terry Mitch
em, George Moyer, Boyd Burhocp,
Evonne Einspahr, Janet Johnrton,
Betty Wilson, Mr., and Mrs. Dick
Thornton, Eiff Keyes, Fhjl Bon
ner, Jan Lichtenberger, S a r
Laszlo, Julius Szabo, Steve Takaes,
Louis Motoar, and Charlie Keiae'i,