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Application blanks for positions
of college representatives on Stu
dent Council must be turned into
the office of student affairs by 12
noon, Saturday, according to Har-1
ry Dingman, chairman of the gen
Eligiule are freshmen and soph
omores with a cumulative 'average
of 5.0 and who are bona fide mem
bers of the college they propose to
Colleges and the number of rep
resentatives include: Agriculture,
two, (at least one woman); Arts
and Sciences, three (at least one
woman); Business Administration
two; Engineering, two; Law, one;
pharmacy, one; Teachers, three
(at least one woman ana one
man) ; and Dentistry, one
According to the Student Council
Constitution rules for the general
Newspaper publicity shall be
limited to the Daily Nebraskan;
there shall be no campaigning on
election day; and the use of any
form of advertising media must
have prior approval of the Council
Campaigning on Ivy Day shall
be prohibited. Any individual or
group violating this rule shall cause
the automatic disqualification for
the candidate for which the cam
paigning is being done. Appeals
jnade to the Elections Committee.
Publicity shall be restricted to
posters placed on regular Univer
sity billboards and placed on, in
or bosic housing units. No print
ed matter shall be so placed as
to litter the campus.
The use of loudspeakers Is pro
bibited; the use of printed name
cards is prohibited; the use of
posters, banners and other adver
tising material is prohibited ex
cept on May 3 (Spring Day) from
noon to midnight.
Any violation of any of the above
rules shall result in the automatic
disqualification of the candidate for
whom the campaigning is being
done. Appeals may be made to
the Eelections Committee.
At Ag Campus
The annual Pre-Easter Break
fast will be held in the Ag College
Activities building on the "Ag Col
lege Campus Sunday at 7 a.m., ac
cording to Jim Turner, president
of the Ag Religious council.
Dr. Vance Rogers, pastor of the
Trinity Methodist Church, will be
juest speaker. Choral music will
be furnished by the Ag College
Chorus under the direction of Mm.
Altines Tullis. She also will lead
Tickets are 75 cents per person
and will be on sale In the Union
end Ag College Activities build
togs until Thursday at 5 p.m.
They also may be purchased from
the following organizational rep
resentatives: Ruth Albin, Love Hall; Bill
Griffith, Ag Men; Darrell Ein
Pahr, Alpha Gamma Rho; jean
Bennett, Loomis " Hall; Marvin
fyes, Farm House; Norval Me
rlin, Alpha Gamma Sigma;
Doris Roberts, Colonial Terrace;
Evonne Einspahr, Gamma Delta;
Bob Rhoades, Ag YM-YWCA.
Three forms of faith are con
uniiously bidding for tho attention
Western man, Dr. H. Richard
Mebuhr, Professor of Theology
y Christian Ethics at Yale Uni
wsity Divinity School, said Mon-
Dr. Niebuhr, 1957 Montgomery
"urer at the University, spoke
"Love Library Auditorium.
j ine faith of men in all times
I r"ems on examination to apear
I -iw? main fanns," Dr. Niebuhr
? 'which we may call its poly-
stic and henotheistic forms, or
" use non-theological terms the
puralistic and social types.
! Seneral that form of faith
nich nationalism represents is
n characteristic henotheistic
1 "rm- The reality for the sake of
.men live in ttlls form of
I 18 the tribe. the nation, the
I 5tion or ultimately, mankind
JJ aid that this type of faith,
JJ? .Pressed in ethics, customs
; las, has the collective as its
uwr and u deslgned for the
I thi aecond form of faith, poly-
'taml"' Seem 10 haV had ltS
1 kn mn in ma"y Periods of his
y i modem civilization as well
1 " late Roman Empire.
5 i, ,t8 odern form it apears
3 feu ' cultlvation of art for the
I art, of science for tha
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stu1fenvreloPes SThearc Jter
County Easter Seal society's an-
nual Easter Seal Drive. Under the
direction of Dr. Lucille Cypreansen
uejiu unm oi speecn ana
dramatic arts, each sorority was
Colder weather is forecast for
Nebraska with a possibility of rain
and snow Tuesday.
Lincoln had recorded a trace of
precipitation at noon Monday with
a light April
atures for the
rest of the
week are to
four to eight
highs a r e 59
west to 61 east
lows are 30 west and central to
Lincoln recorded a high and low
Sunday of 52.
Scattered light showers fell over
parts of Nebraska Sunday. Lin
coln, Omaha, Valentine, Norfolk
and Grand Island all recorded a
trace of precipitation.
The five-day temperature slate
calls for cooler temperatures
Tuesday in the eastern sections
Wednesday and warmer this week
Kappa Tau Alpha
Six University of Nebraska journ
alism students were Initiated into
Kappa Tau Alpha, national schol
arship society In journalism, Sun
day. They are Beverly Buck, Mary
M. Keys, and Elizabeth A. Weber,
and Arlene Hrbek,; Ardyce E. Har
ing,; and Marilyn Heck.
Membership is limited to the
upper 10 per cent of junior and
senior classes of major schools
of journalism in the nation.
Courteiy Lincoln Star
sake of science, of religion for re
ligion's sake, or morals for the
sake of right. Faith, as trust and
loyalty, is divided among many
beings. On the whole such polythe
ism only achieves compromises
among the various causes and ob
jects of qualified trust, Dr. Nie
01 him Bid M
& nUmber f th6 enVel0peS
t0 Stuff m rder that the iob might
be comPleted in time to have the
contributions in for Easter. Girls
snown nere are (left to right,
back row) Linda Levy, Karen Mo-
Karl Shapiro Nits
Student - Apathy'
The current crop of University
students have been accused of "in
tellectual apathy" and were told
that they are "completely devoid
of intellectual idealism," by a
Karl Shapiro, professor of Eng
lish and Pulitizer Prize winning
poet made the statement on a re
cent Washington trip.
Todays college students, accord
ing to Shapiro, are "tired young
I peopleJ' whpse. only reaction to the
Hungarian Revolution was to
"raise a few flags." .
"Twenty years ago they would
have volunteered to go to Hun
gary to fight", he said.
The University professor said
that "students are sitting on their
hands waiting for the next war
and being absorbed in the trend
Prosperity and materialism
have killed the political conscious
ness of- the student, he claimed.
The average student postpones his
intellectual responsibility to socie
ty too long, and intellectual and
political issues are forgotten."
Shapiro said he has no solution
to the apathy of today's student,
but if a change for the better is
made, it will be the result of a
"But I don't see any spark to
start the fire", he said. .
Shapiro said he is enjoying his
association with the students and
faculty of the University.
University students are repre
sentative, intellectually of all col
lege students, according to Sha
KK Show Cast
Kosmet Klub cast' members
should check the bulletin board
in the Union for all changes in the
rehearsel schedules, according to
Bill Bedwell, president.
The third form of faith, Dr. Nie
buhr said, is radical monotheism.
"In terms of faith it is the trust
of selves In isolation and in com
munity on the One beyond all the
many as the center of all value,"
he said. "It is the confidence that
whatever is, is good, because it
exists as one thing among the
many that have their origin in the
"Radical monotheism, as the
faith which puts its confidence in
the value of any and all exist
ence, In the principle of being as
the center of value and which is
challenged to universal loyalty has
two consequences: It relativizes
every particular being; it de
thrones all absolutes except the
principle of being itself. And at
the same time it recognizes value
in whatever is. Its two great mot
toes are I am the Lord thy God,
thou shalt have no other gods be
fore me; and, whatever
Dr. Niebuhr will deliver the sec
ond in a series of three lectures
Wednesday at 8 p.m.
A seminar for graduate stu
dents and faculty members will
be held on the fourth floor of Love
Library from 10 to 12 a.m. Tues
day, according to Charles Patter
son, head of the philosophy department.
SCr' RaC Marie Pasmadik Jyce
MaSidson; (front row, left to right)
Fran Brown, Helen Cook, Willie
Rosenthal and Donna Steinbere
All together they stuffed 1000 enve.
"You would think that students
who believed in democracy would
not always accept the policies of
the government with no more than
a few verbal protests,' he stated.
"Students, if anyone, should take
part in at least a concerned dis
cussion of theoretical politics," he
Shapiro also said that the Mid
west is the most backward part
of the United States. He . claims
that -one reason for this was that
this area is less touched by the
Student opinion on Shapiro's
statement was divided, according
to a survey taken by the Lincoln
All University Event:
Bennet Cerf To Speak
At April 11 Convocation
Bennet Cerf, the noted humorist,
publisher and columnist, will speak
at the All University Convocation,
on April 11, at 11 a.m. in the Col
iseum. The topics that Cerf lectures on
are, "Modern Trends in Literature
and Humor, Changing Styles in
American Humor, What Are the
Movies and Television Doing to Lit
erature Today?, Authors I Have
Known, and The Publishing Busi
As the president of Random
House, Cerf has been the sponsor
of many newcomers in the field
of writing. This interest in stim
ulating the creative endeavors of
young people , everywhere has
made him a popular speaker on
college and university campuses
all over the country.
Bennet Cerf, the publisher, has
given the public such books as
"Guadacanal Diary," a manuscript
which he read, decided to publish
and contracted within 8 hours,
"Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo,"
"The Snake Pit," and "Don't Go
Near the Water." His 27 years of
work with books and their writers
have given Cerg a comprehensive
view of the literature of the times.
Cerf is the author of seven best
selling collections of humorous sto
ries including "An Encyclopedia of
Modern American Humor," "Try
and Stop Me," "Shake Well Be
for Using," and "Good For a
Cerf's start in the publishing
field came after his purchase of
the Modern Library Series in 1925.
Immediately he began the job of
transforming this series into a set
of modestly-priced classics avail,
There will be a mass meeting of
all students connected with E-Week
in Room 17 of Ferguson Hall at 5
p.m. on Tuesday, according to Jim
Souders and Jerry Sinor, co-chairmen.
The meeting will consist of a gen
eral orientation' on the policies and
the tentative plans for the coming
Board members, tour guides,
field day chairman, ribbon sales
chair, window display chairman
and ticket sales chairman of each
engineering department should at
tend, 'according to Souders and
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Tri-Delts Top Sororities:
Loomis Hall has topped fh e
women's organized houses for last
semester with a 6.653 average, as
announced by the University regis
trar s office.
Out of the 26 organized houses,
15 scored over. the 6.000 average
Delta Delta Delta led the sorori
ties with a 6.460 average.
The top three women house
Loomis Hall, Wilson Hall and Del
ta Delta Delta compared to Love
Memorial Hall, Kappa Alpha The-
ta and Chi Omega, last year sec
The all-sorority average this se
mester edged the all-female aver
age, 6.032 to 6.026. Last year sec
ond semester the all-sorority ave
rage was again higher than the
all-women's average, 6.171 to 6.
The all-University average is a
5.425, which is lower than second
semester last year's, 5.585.
As usual the females have out
witted the males in the face for
scholastic honors since the all-fe
male average is almost a point
For Next Play
Tryouts for the next University
theater production of "Harvey"
will be held Tuesday and Wednes
day from 3 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m.
in Room 201 of the Temple, ac
cording to Dr. Maraget Servine,
Eleven parts will be cast, she
said, including five women and
six men's parts.
"Harvey" is the story of a mid
dle-aged man whose imaginary
rabbit named Harvey causes his
sister to try to commit him to
an insane asylum.
It won the Pulitzer Prize in
1944 for the best play by an
American author. Dr. Servine
It opened on Broadway on Sep-
temer 1, 1944 and ran continuously
for five years, she said.
The University Theater is inter
ested in getting people who have
never been in a play to tryout,
Dr. Servine said.
able to the public. Commenting on
this venture, Life Magazine said:
"Cerf's attractively Dound Modern
Library Series has probably done
more to make literary classics
available to the U. S. public than
any other enterprise in the history
of U. S. publishing."
Cerf can be seen every week on
the panel-show, "What's My Line."
By BEV DEEPE
A woman journalist who does a
man's job with special charm and
vitality Invades Nebraska this
She is Phyllis Battelle,- noted In
ternational News Service column
ist who will speak at the annual
Natrix dinner at the University of
Nebraska Student Union Saturday.
The program will begin at 6 p.m.
- Miss Battelle, who handles a
murder trial or celebrity Interview
with equal poise, regularly writes
INS' "Assignment America" col
In 1951, she won the New York
Newspaper Women's Award for
distinguished writing In the domes
tic news field.
The columnist will present an
award to the outstanding woman
journalist of the year in the Ne
braska daily newspaper field at
A smiliar award In the weekly
newspaper field will be presented
by Henry Mead, president of the
Nebraska Press Association and
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higher than the all-male average,
6 026 to 5.233.
Women Houses and Dorms
Loomis Hall 6.653
Wilson Hall 6.583
Love Memorial Hall 6.247
Terrace Hall 6.234
Love Hall 5.944
Howard Hall 5.885
Towne Club 5.837
International House 5.827
Raymond Hall 5.696
Hepner Hall 5.604
Colonial .Terrace 5.484
Miss Lincoln of
1957 'Miss Lincoln'
Kay Nielson, sophomore in
Teachers College, was crowned
"Miss Lincoln" Sunday night in the
annual contest sponsored by the
Lincoln Junior Chamber of Com
merce. Miss Nielson, who was crowned
by last year's queen, Diane Knotek,
performed a dance, "The Pink
Sari," for the five judges and
more than 300 spectators.
Jan Shrader, junior in Teachers
College and president of Tassels
was judged second to Miss Nielson,
Miss Shrader performed a song
and dance number, "Life Upon The
Another University coed, Joan
Riha, was among the five finalists
picked from the 15 contestants.
Coed Counselor Filings
Filings for Coed Counselor Big
Sister positions open Tuesday, ac
cording to Marijane Craig, chair
man. Students on city campus may
file in the Coed Counselor room at
Rosa Bouton Hall. Ag campus
students should file in the Ag
College Activities building, ac
cording to Miss Craig.
Friday afternoon is the dead
line for applications to be turned
in, she said.
NU Employe Injured
A University employee suffered
two broken fingers and cuts of the
right hand when she caught her
fingers in a meat chopper.
Mrs. Alberta Mook was treated
at a local hospital after suffering
the injury at her job in the Union.
publisher of the Seward County In
dependent. Also on the list of awards at the
dinner will be recognition of the
See Page Four
Tuesday, April 2,
Delta Delta Delta 6.460
Pi Beta Phi 6.362
Kappa Alpha Theta 6.359
Gamma Phi Beta 6.357
Kappa Kappa Gamma 6.326
Alpha Phi 6.270
Alpha Xi Delta 6.224
Chi Omega 6.185
Delta Gamma 6.138
Alpha Omicron Pi 6.071
Alpha Chi Omega 5.986
Sigma Kappa ,.5.909
Sigma Delta Tau 5.670
Zeta Tau Alpha 5.505
Courtesy Lincoln Star
1957 Kay Nielson
Miss Nielson will compete in the
"Miss Nebraska" finals to be held
at Pershing Memorial Auditorium
Other University contestants in
clude, Martha Crocker, Marcia
Elliott, Joyce Evans, Marcia Mc
Callum, Karen Parsons, Pat
Prouty, Sylvia Rigg, Anne Wade
and Cynthia Zschau.
The judges were Miss Phyllis
Barribo, Miller and Paine; Mrs.
Lois Weaver, KOLN-TV; Richard
Blomgren; Houghton Furr, the
Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph
Co., and Norman Leger of the
Community Play House.
Interviews for the twelve final
ists for Miss Cornhusker will be
held Tuesday in Parlors A, B and
C of the Union, according to Sam
Jensen, contest chairman.
Twelve finalists will be chosen
from the thirty entrants and will
be announced in Friday's Daily Ne.
braskan, Jensen said.
Judging will be done by a Board
of Alumni Innocents, Sam Ellis,
president of Innocents and Jensen.
Miss Cornhusker will be Lincoln's
entry in the Miss Universe Contest
and the University's first unofficial
candidate for any state or national
beauty award, according to Jensen.
The contestants will be judged
solely on Beauty and poise, he ex
plained. The winner will be pre
sented at the spring Kosmet Klub
outstanding senior woman Joura
alist at the University by Dr. Wit
liam E. Hall, Director of the
School of Journalism.
Sponsored by the University's
chapter of Theta Sigma Phi, wom
an's professional journalism fra
ternity, the dinner is expected to
attract journalists from through
out the state. Approximately 100
reservations have been made to
date, according to Theta Sigma
The annual event, planned as a
salute to women Journalists in Ne
braska, will focus attention on the
contributions being made by the
The contest to select the most
outstanding of these newspaper
women drew about 40 entries from
throughout the state in three cate
gories: spot news, features and
women's page stories and columns.
Scrolls will be given to category
winners in both the weekly and
daily division while the grand prise
winner in each field will receive a
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