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Vol. 32, No. 89
Tuesday, May 7, 1957
Tickets On Sale:
Ball To Peafure
Tickets for the Interfraternity
Ball, featuring Jay McShann, Kan
sas City jazz artist, are now. on
sale, according to Dick Youngs-
cap and Roger Rankin, IFC Ball
The ball is scheduled for Satur
day May 18 at the Turnpike Ball
room from 8 to 12 p.m.
The price of tickets is $2.00 per
Rankin explained that due to
the limited size of the Turnpike
Ballroom, the ticket sales will be
limited to fraternity members and
Jay McShann, who calls Kan-
The Faculty Senate will recon
sider Tuesday a motion tabled at
Its April 9 meeting concerning the
voting privileges of student mem
bers serving on faculty commit
tees. The motion, which was intro
duced on April 29 by Donald Dy
singer, chairman of the Faculty
Senate Committee on Committee,
includes the following recommenda
tions: (1) The Committee on Student
f Affairs be dropped as a Senate
Committee and be reconstituted
as a University Committee on
Student Affairs, in accordance
with the By-Laws and Rules of
the Board of Regents.
(2) The present committees on
Commencement and Honors Con
vocation be dropped as Senate
Committees and be reorganized
as a University Committee.
(3) The Senate Committee on
Committees be required to de
fine to the Chancellor, on his
request, the areas of responsibil
ity of these University commit
tees as well as the membership
of each; and make nominations
of faculty members to fill vacan
cies on such committees in the
same manner as Senate com
mittees. (4) These University Commit
tees shall be directly respon
sible to the Chancellor, but shall
make an annual report to the
University Senate for informa
(5) On those University Com
mittees which deal with Student
matters, the students should be
allowed to vote.
Other items of business on the
Senate agenda for Tuesday in
clude: (1) Report of the Research
(2) Semi-annual report of the
(3) Recommendation from the
Administrative Council that the
deadline beyond which a student
may drop a course in good
stand'ng, by filing of a "drop"
slip in the Office of the Regis
trar, shall be the third Saturday
before the termination of semes
ter classes, exclusive of interven
(4) Chancellor Hardin's re
marks on the biennial budget.
Mrs. Bernadlne Orloff, free
lance journalist, will speak in the
Union Ballroom today at 4 p.m.,
according to Bob Handy, activities
-The topics on which Mrs. Orloff
will speak are: "Israel: Past,
Present and Future"; "Oral Por
traits of Israeli Types"; and "Can
Peace Between Israel and the
Arabs be Achieved?"
Traveling to the Middle East
twice, once in 1953 and the sec
ond time in 1956, she spent her
time among the peoples of both
Egypt and Israel.
While living among the people
of Egypt and Israel, she gained
an inside picture of the emotions
and thoughts of the people who
have made the recent news.
In addition to living among the
people, Mrs. Orloff has interviewed
statesmen and leaders on contro
She believes strongly that a
knowledge of how the people live,
work and play may be the great
est source of truth about actual
conditions of these countries.
Since her return in August of
1956, Mrs. Orloff has reported on
her experiences to several aud
iences in the Mid-West and has
done writing for the Kansas City
Star and other publications.
! M. L. Keedy, instructor of ma
thematics, will discus? the topic
"Some questions of Basic Order
Relations, Part I" Tuesday at 3
p.m. in Room 209 of Burnett Hall.
sas City his home town, has
played with Count Basie and other
well-known jazz-bands. His own
band has toured the nation and has
been booked into top night clubs
the country over,
His band "that rocks the blues"
has been booked for the Ball be
cause of the popular appeal of his
type of jazz, Rankin explained.
Saturday afternoon, May 18, a
jam session will be held on the
steps of the Union, according to
Kay Harris and George Hirsch
back, IFC members in charge.
The session will be held from
1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. and will
be free to everyone. Jay McShann
will provide the music.
The Junior IFC is planning a
chariot race between fraternities
Saturday afternoon, according to
Bob Krumme, Junior IFC Presi
dent. Each fraternity will enter a
chariot in which will ride the
sweetheart chosen by that fratern
ity. The chariot will be pulled by
two men from the fraternity.
The winning chariot will be pre
sented with a trophy.
The sweetheart of the winning
fraternity will be presented with
a trophy and will be crowned
"Sweetheart of Greek Weekend"
at the Ball that evening.
The Nebraska University Council
on World Affairs will hold a or
ientation session for students who
intend to travel abroad this sum
mer this evening at 7:30 p.m. in
room 316 of the Union, according
to Gary Rodgers, vice-president.
The meeting will feature a panel
discussion by university students
who have traveled abroad. On the
panel are Steve Everett, Jerry
Sellentin and Bob Krohn.
Biff Keyes, NUCWA president
has announced that applications for
the NUCWA board are available.
The seven positions open
on the board are member
ship and faculty relations, publicity
end meetings, foreign student rela
tionships, spring conference, fall
foreign student retreat, United Na
tions programming and projects,
and political affairs.
Application can be obtained
from the NUCWA box in the base
ment of the Union or from any of
the executive board members. The
members of the executive board
members are: Biff Keyes, Gary
Rodgers, Ron Warholoski, Darrina
Turner and Bob Krohn.
Persons applying for board posi
tions need not be NUCWA mem
bers, according to Keyes. The ap
plications must be returned to
members of the executive board by
noon Friday and interviews will be
held on Saturday morning, starting
at 9 a.m. A list will be posted
outside the NUCWA office, room
309 of the Union, for applicants to
sign for a time to be interviewed,
recording to Keyes.
A mass meeting will be held
next Tuesday of all members and
representatives of the various
houses on campus. The meeting
will be a drive to create interest
in the organization and gain mem
bers for the coming year.
The polls will be open today
from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the
city of Lincoln's general elec
tions. Students whose permanent
address is in Lincoln are remided
to vote in this general elections.
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sissippi Valley Historical Asso
ciation convention in Lincoln
were Dr. Max Savelle, profes
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To Perform At
Basil Rathbone, stage, screen
and television actor, will appear
at the University May 12 at 8
p.m. in the coliseum. Rathbone
will create the role of Manfield,
a dramatic poem by Byron which
was set to music by Robert Shu-
Spring Concert Soloists
Selected For 'Manfred'
Four soloists have been selected to
appear with the noted actor Basil
Rathbone next Sunday in the Uni
versity's annual Spring Choral con
cert, this year featuring "Manfred"
by Robert Schumann.
The program, which also will
include the "Mass in G," by Franz
Schubert, will be held at 8 p.m.
in the Coliseum. There is no ad
Dr. David Foltz, chairman of
the music department, will con
duct, the overall production, in
cluding" 'the 500-voice Choral union,
and the 70-Piece Symphony Orche
stra. The four soloists for "Manfred"
Nancy Norman, soprano who is
a part-time instructor in Teachers
College. She was a soloist in the
1956 presentation "Joaa-of Axe,"
featuring Vera Zorina, sang a
leading role in Gian-Carlo Menot
ti's "The Consul," in 1955; and
the soprano soloist in the 1952
"Messiah" production at Albion.
In 1951, she represented Iowa in
the Miss America Pageant in At
lantic City. She was director of
vocal music in North Platte Junior
High School in 1953-54. She also
is soprano soloist at St. Matthew's
Episcopal Church in Lincoln. '
Carol Asbury, a contralto. Is a
junior in Teachers College, and
was a soloist in the 1955 presenta
tion of "The Messiah," appeared
in "La Boheme," produced in
1956, and had a leading role in
the 1957 opera production, "The
Mariage of Figaro." This year,
she is a contralto soloist at St.
Matthews' Episcopal Church, and
in the past two years has been
soloist at First Baptist Church
and First Plymouth Congregational
Church, all of Lincoln. She also is
a member of the University Sing
ers and Symphony Orchestra.
Earl Jenkins, assistant profes
sor of voice, tenor. Is director of
one of the University's choruses,
the opera workshop, and the Uni
versity Summer Session choral
program. Last February, he was
the musical director of the Uni
versity's production of "The Mar
riage of Figaro." He earned both
his bachelor's and master's de
grees in music at the University.
Court ny Lincoln Star
of Washington; Chancellor Clif
ford Hardin of the University,
and Professor Thomas Clark of
the University of Kentucky,
President of the Association.
Courtesy Sunday Journal and Star
man and will be performed for
the first time by an American
educational institution by the
Symphony Orchestra. Rathbone
appeared at the University in
1954 when he played to a ca
pacity crowd in King David.
He has done additional work in
New York and at Aspen, Colo.,
studying under Mack Harrel, pro
fessional baritone. He has ap
peared in the tenor solos in "The
Messiah," and "Elijah." Jenkins
also is choir director of the First
Christian Church in Lincoln.
Leon Lishner, associate profes
sor of voice, bass, appears an
nually in the National Broadcast
ing .. Corporation's television
presentation of Menotti's "Amahl
and the Night Visitors." Last Octo
ber, he had a role in the Chicago
Civic Opera production, under the
direction of Dimitri Mitropoulos.
In the summer of 1956, he appeared
on Broadway in the opera by
Virgil Thomas and Gertrude Stein,
called "The Mother of Us All."
In 1955, he appeared in Menotti's
"Sant of Bleecker Street," both
on Broadway and NBC-TV. Since
joining the University staff in 1956,
he has appeared throughout the
state in solo roles.
Miss Norma, Jenkins and Lish
ner will also appear as soloists in
the "Mass in G," which is scored
for chorus, soloists, and strings.
Journal and Star
Journal and Star
Courtesy Lincoln Journal
Journal and Mar
To Take Part
Six University Faculty members
will take part in the biennial North
Central Regional Meeting of Ex
tension Animal Husbandry, May
6-8 at Kansas State College.
Dr. George Young, chairman of
the departmen of Animal Pathol
ogy and Hygiene department, will
speak on the repopulation of farm
herds with disease-free swine; and
Dr. Keith Gregory, research asso
ciate in animal husbandry, will be
a consultant on performance test
ing of beef.
Other University Extension ani
mal husbandrymen who will parti
cipate include W. W. Derrick, K. C.
Fouts, Paul Guyer and Ted Doane.
The program will include ses
sions on performance, testing of
beef, swine and sheep; discussions
on feeder calf sales, techniques on
swine disease control, raising hogs
under confinement and the rela
tionship between carcass and live
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Ch surfer Approved
The proposed charter of the stu
dent tribunal passed by a nearly
2 to 1 majority in the Student
Council elections yesterday. 1376
students voted "Yes" to the pro
posed charter, only 697 voted
against it, and 81 votes were
Over 2,000 To Polls:
Record Votes Cast
In Council Election
A r?cord breaking number of
over 2000 voters turned out for
the annual Student Council elec
tions of 15 college representatives
An additional highlight of the
general Student Council election
was the student survey of the pro
posed Student Tribunal as well as
the all-women's vote on the six
Eligible Bachelors of the campus
sponsored by Mortar Board.
The Eligible Bachelors will be
presented at the Kosmet Klub
A vote breakdown of the candi
dates of each college follows:
ARTS AND SCIENCES
Robert Ireland 246
Thomas Neff 205
Sara Jones 110
Mary Knight 92
Phyllis Bonner 76
Ellen Stokes 66
Nancy SpUker 62
Barbara Jo Bible 55
Charlene Ann Gross 46
Melvyn Eikleberry 42
Barbara Lou Mandle '. 38
346 Valid Ballots; 33 Invalid
Ballots; 397 Total Ballots.
Kenneth Freed 167
Robert Lindell 136
Larry Rotert 122
Robert Harder 105
Natalie Johnson 83
Carol Dahl 66
Carole Ann Triplett 57
363 Valid Ballots: 23 Invalid
Ballots; 759 Total Ballots.
Jane Carol Savener 157
Burton Arthur Weichenthal. . 157
Gary Dean Berke 117
Charles Keith Smith 109
Joyce Ruth Evans '. 93
Lois Ruth LaRue 71
Donald D. Ita : 48
Marcia Jane Ray 39
Jan Patricia Chaney 38
Ardyce Elaine Haring .33.
Valid Ballots 431
The Union Dance Committee,
with help from the Cosmopolitan
Club will sponsor a Pink Elephant
Party to be held from 9-12 p.m. on
Saturday in the Union Ballroom,
according to Brent Chambers,
The annual affair is financed
from the profits of the past dances
held during the year.
Elaborate decorations consisting
of pink balloons, cherry blossoms,
pink elephants, and bubbling cham
paigne glasses are being planned,
according to Terry Mitchem, the
Two Nebraska City students
were named the top senior man
and woman scholastically at the
University Saturday afternoon at
Ivy Day festivities. '
Mary James, who earlier in the
day was crowned May Queen, re
ceived the Senior Women's Schol
arship Cup, presented by the Mor
tar Boards. She has an 8.3 overall
Jere McGaffey was presented
the Senior Men's Cup, presented
by the Innocents Society. Enrolled
in the College of Art and Sciences,
he has an 8.4 average. Just last
month, he received the C. W.
Boucher Memorial Medal for be
ing the top senior in his class.
The Mortar Board Scholarship
Activities trophy was given to
Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Delta Delta Delta was second;
Gamma Phi Beta, third; Love Me
morial Hall, fourth; and Delta
Farm House fraternity received
ties trophy. Theta Xi was second;
Delta Upsilon, third; Alpha Gam
ma Rho, fourth; and Phi Delta
, Theta, fifth.
Thus, with the approval of the
Board of Regents, the University
will now have a Student Tribunal.
Marv Breslow, Student Council
Activities Chairman, gave the Daily
Nebraskan this statement about
Invalid Ballots 12
Total Ballots 443
Herbert Friedman 9
Alfred J. Kortum 2
Total Ballots 11
Ted Lambert 18
Vija I. Upitis H
Total Ballots 29
Dwaine Rogge 236
Gary Frenzei 223
Raymond Balfour 90
James Quick 50
Valid Ballots 301
Invalid Ballots 34
Total Ballots 335
Richard Tempero 279
(Continued on Page 4.)
University Papers Hold
Three Day Convention
Representatives of 34 of the na
tion's university presses were in
Lincoln for the past three days at
the annual meetng of the Associa
tion of American University Pres
The University of Nebraska
Press, of which Emily Schossberg
er is director-editor, was host for
the convention. The convention be
gan Sunday evening with the open
ing banquet at the Cornhusker ho
tel where Dr. Adam Brecken
ridge, dean of faculties welcomed
The program will close this eve
ning with S dinner, where Dr. Da-
Entertainment selected for the
Pink Elephant Party will be Mike
Breiner, Chambers said.
Breiner specializes in singing
popular songs, and accompaning
himself with the guitar. "His dia
logue between the songs is espe
cially funny, and he has been a
big success at every event he has
played," Chambers said.
Refreshments will consist of
chocolate-chip cookies and punch-with-sherbert.
Kay Nielson and Charlene An
thony, two of the Cornhusker
Beauty Queen finalists, look over
one of the elephants of the
Shrine Circus, getting ideas for
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"The proposed Student Tribunal
Charter has been endorsed by
nearly two-thirds of the students
voting at the election. This over
whelming endorsement is hearten
ing to those who have urged the
adoption of the tribunal foi a year
and a half. The mandate of the
student body has been given again
to the Student Council; it is now
obligatory for the new Council to
gain acceptance by the Board of
Regents for the Charter next fall.
With this acceptance the Tribunal
can become an operating instru
ment of student self-discipline next
year and once more prove the qual
ity of student responsibility in stu
The charter will now go back to
the Council for final draft and then
to the Board of Regents for final
The Student Tribunal has been
under consideration for some time
by the Council Activities commit
tee. This idea of forming a Stu
dent Tribunal was first presented
to the students in the Student
Council elections in 1956, when they
voted in favor of the general plan.
This year after the proposed char
ter was unanimously approved by
the Student Council, the specific
charter was then approved in tha
The Tribunal will still be greatly
controlled by the Division of Stu
dent Affairs which will have th
final say on action taken and pun
ishments levied. The Tribunal will
only recommend a decision to that
body and will also only act on mat
ters that the Division of Student
Affairs refers to it.
vid Fellman, professor of political
science at the University of Wiscon
sin and former University staff
member, will speak on "The Cen
sorship of Books."
A native of Omaha, Dr. Fellman
received his Bachelor and Mas
ter's degrees from the University in
1929 and 1930 respectively.
The main topic discussed was
the five-year Ford Foundation
grants totaling $1,725,000 to 30 uni
versity presses. W. McNeil Lowry,
rector in the humanities and
arts, described the purposes of the
program which is expected to en
able the college presses to publish
at least 250 more books during the
New phases in the university
publishing field were also discus
sed, including expanding field of
subjects being explored by univer
sity publishers and new experi
ments in paper-back book series.
Ed Watkins of the University of
Michigan Press called the profes
sion of college press publishing re
warding and described the aim of
most subsidized university presses
to become independent and self
supporting through their own pub
Monday, Thompson Webb Jr.,
of the University of Wisconsin
Press spoke on "Activities of the
Donaldson of Yale University Press
discussed "The Eastern Group."
University presses, all affiliated
with colleges or universities, con
centrate on the publication of
scholarly and quality works.
the Union Pink Elephant Party.
The event is scheduled for the
Union Ballroom, Saturday at
p.m. The dance & free.
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