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Tribunal Editorial Page 2 Follow Peanuts Page 2 Vol. 32, No. 89 LINCOLN, NEBRASKA Tuesday, May 7, 1957 Tickets On Sale: SC Elections: W BUM Ball To Peafure Jazz Musicians 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 Committee members, 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 couple. Rankin explained that due to the limited size of the Turnpike Ballroom, the ticket sales will be limited to fraternity members and their dates. Jay McShann, who calls Kan- Faculty Senate: Student Issue PuJ On Agenda 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 tional purposes. (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 Committee. (2) Semi-annual report of the Liason Committee. (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 ing vacations. (4) Chancellor Hardin's re marks on the biennial budget. Journalist To Discuss Egypt, Israel Mrs. Bernadlne Orloff, free lance journalist, will speak in the Union Ballroom today at 4 p.m., according to Bob Handy, activities director. -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 versial subjects. 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. Maih Lecture ! 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. NUCWA: Discussion On Travel Scheduled 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. CITY ELECTIONS 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. I iimimiy mi. in - . ."si ' I iA t i ill ' s CS 4' - , V " I Historical Society Gathered together at the Mis sissippi Valley Historical Asso ciation convention in Lincoln were Dr. Max Savelle, profes sor of history at the University . O V, il ; it J, ; f I A X 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- Sunday: 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 mission charge. 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" will be: 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 NU 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. Courtesy Sunday Journal and Star Miss Norman Counpsy Sunday Journal and Star Miss Asbury Courtesy Sunday Courtesy Lincoln Journal Jenkins Journal and Mar Lishner Six Faculty To Take Part In Meeting 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 animal valuation. L fy diem) ft TnbynaB 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 Monday. 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 Spring Show. 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. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 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. AGRICULTURE 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 Saturday: . Union Elephant 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, publicity chairman. 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 committee chairman. McGaffy, James: Top Senior Scholars Announced 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 average. 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 Gamma, fifth. Farm House fraternity received ties trophy. Theta Xi was second; Delta Upsilon, third; Alpha Gam ma Rho, fourth; and Phi Delta , Theta, fifth. declared invalid. 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 LAW Herbert Friedman 9 Alfred J. Kortum 2 Total Ballots 11 PHARMACY Ted Lambert 18 Vija I. Upitis H Total Ballots 29 ENGINEERING Dwaine Rogge 236 Gary Frenzei 223 Raymond Balfour 90 James Quick 50 Valid Ballots 301 Invalid Ballots 34 Total Ballots 335 TEACHERS Richard Tempero 279 (Continued on Page 4.) AAUP: 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 ses. - 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 delegates. The program will close this eve ning with S dinner, where Dr. Da- Slates Pink Party 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. Pink Elephant 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 I r; if! r "1 ) f ' a l M i " ' ; ' I ' the Tribunal: "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 dent government." The charter will now go back to the Council for final draft and then to the Board of Regents for final approval. 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 election yesterday. 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 five-year period. 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 lishing activities. 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. Nebraska Phot Party the Union Pink Elephant Party. The event is scheduled for the Union Ballroom, Saturday at p.m. The dance & free.