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Vol. 32 No. 13
Monday, October 7, 1957
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Pledges of Alpha XI Delta
pose in their winning Penny
Carnival Booth "Alpha Zoo" Fri
day night. Seventeen organized
houses competed for the trophy
Approximately 1700 students at-1
tended the annual Penny Carnival
bst Friday night, as Alpha Xi
Delta sorority took the top honors
for the best booth with their "Al
pha Zoo." Sec rid place went to
Delta Delta Delta with the theme
Pitch a Ball to your Delta Doll
and third place was awarded to j
Alpha Omicron Pi for their booth j
"Win a Heavenly Prize with the j
AOPi's." Honorable mentions went
to Alpha Phi, Delta Gamma, and
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; I v -ri : rr Br-a - 4 " u
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Alpha Chi Omega. j tjve chairmen were as follows: Al-
The booths were judged on the ; pha pni "Alfalfa Phi." Sue Mc
basis of originality, attractiveness ; Grath n( Gail Christenson; Delta
and audience appeal. Members of ; Gamma "D. G. Dump," Carol
the judging committee were Miss j Moorhead, Sandy Lichtenberger,
Helen Snyder, dean of women; j and Eleanor Kessler; and Alpha
M;ss Nancy Norman, music de- chi Omega "Alpha Chi Honey
partment; and Miss Jean Strange, j comb," Kay Turner and Cindy
heme economics department, ine j
decisions were based on bo'.n tne
jutkes opinion and popular vote.
The winning booth, "Alpha Zoo,"
decorated in black and yellow, re
sembled a zoo cage. Spectators
i..m- tvsan har; ir 'l the mOUthS
of three large animal heads at the
hft k of the booth. Alpha Xi girls
dressed as black panthers distribu
ted paper tiger heads as prizes.
The winning trophy will be kept
in the Alpha Xi Delta house dur
ing this year. Booth chairmen
were Georgie Stover and Shirley
The Deha Delta Delta booth car
ried out a baseball th?me. Balls
were thrown at bats held by the
A.W.S. Board will hold their an
n ial Activities Mart in the Union
Ba'Jroom on Wednesday, October
IS from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. accord
ing to Marilyn Pickett, Activities j
Hart Chairman. !
University organizations will be j
Introduced to the freshmen women j
who may sign up for activities at!
thi time. Participation f the
freshmen in EcUvities will begin
tiunng the 6th week of school
Organizations wishing to partici-
pate in tne Activities :.iarv may uu i
so by paying S2 to cover the cost
of the Union Ballroom to Marilyn
Pickett in the main office of Rosa
Buton Hall on Tuesday from 3 to
4 p.m. or Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Any activity which has not paid
by this time will be dropped from
Each participating organization
will set up a booth and display ma
terials according to the directions
they receive from the Activities
A representative of the organiza
tion will be in the booth at all
times to answer questions and ex
plain the function of tlwir activity
to the freshmen.
Organizations not requiring vol
unteer workers may participate in
the Mart, also, in order to better
acquaint the freshman with all the
The theme of the Mart will be
given by the Coed Counselors.
Contestants threw a beanbag
into the open mouths of mock
tigers in the winning booth. Del
ta Delta Delta took second place
in the competition and Alpha
girls and winners were given little !
felt baseball caps. Mary Betcaif
and G 1 e n d a Kline were booth !
"Win a Heavenly Prize with the
leavemy rnze wi uie ..R Kosmets." Alpha Phi "Al
presented a blue, ctoud- falfa mr Delta Gamma "D. G.
filled sky. Participants j
small halos through larger halos, ,
and winners were given halos to j
wear. Booth chairmen were Ellen j
Roerbaugh and Sarah Christenson.
Roerbaugh and Sarah Christenson.
The booths which received bon- j
orable mention and their respec-
The winning booth will be dis
played at the Veteran's Hospital
The thirteen booths which will
!v shown at the State Hospital
ki J . r DU Poll
..p,lt ' That Gamma Phir . -
Lnuck Patrick is program
Junior and sophomore worn
en who are Ag-at-large or
Barb-at-large and who are in
terested in becoming members
of Tassels will be interviewed at
Howell Memorial Theater Mon
day at 5 p.m.
An official of the Fund for Adult
Education said in Lincoln, Friday
that "it is difficult to see bow our
free society can be maintained and
becomes a continuing endeavor of
Listing discussion as one means
in developing the personal and
common understanding necessary
Blakey expiajned that discussion
jj and g(
rni which differences of
opinion are widest, is particularly
appropriate for adults, darws upon
other methods of increasing under
standing, and is most fru'tful when
it has sequence and order.
Discussion achieves qualities
which are necessary for a free
citizen in a free society, Elakley
said. These qualities are that: "A
free man should understand him
self and human nature, respect and
exemplify reason, and know bow
to deal with problems."
According to Blakely, discussion
embodies the essence of the demo
cratic process in general through
freedom of expression, controversy,
Mr. Blakely also spoke on "Tele
vision in the Service of Individuali
ty" at the luncheon. The one-day
program was sponsored jointly by
the Universities of Omaha and
tMMfc.jijiiWMnK. warn wwn, t
Omicron Pi won third place.
Left to right in the Alpha Xi
booth sit Kay Lewandowski,
Joyce Bickford, Sharon Everett,
Janice Mack, Cathy Scott and
Delta Delta Delta '"Pitch a Ball
to a Dell,
a Heavenly Prize with
the AOPi's, Kappa Kappa Gamma
D u m p," Love Memorial HaU
... That , ., Kar.n. .Inh.
heta "Theta Wonderland " Zeta
Tau A,pha .. Candy Cast!e
TA,,.n. n h ..d;,.,, , t r Cirl "
c, . ..R- c G., ..
Sigma Kappa ' Sigma Sherwood," !
and p. Beta Phi "Gotta Have
Some Money in the Bank, Frank." i
Leroy Rockwell has been chosen j so have worked in their fields dur
for the second year to serve as i ine the past summer. These staff
general manager of KNXTS, the
University's student radio station.
Bob Martel is the new assist-
ant general manager,
is program di
rector. Patrick has worked dur
ing the past two summers at sta
tion KWBE, Beatrice.
jNews director lom uens.er also
is in his second term. Dixie Helms
is the o n 1 y
member r e -tabling
Helms is traf
m a n a ger;
Phvllis Bonner, continuity direc
tor; "Bob Wins, promotion direc
tor, and Bob Pyle, chief engineer.
Staff members are Al Anderson,
Steve Greenber, Eill Cooper, Dick
Janowski, Kenneth Kopta, Keith
Williams, Steve Brown, Tom Bro
tek, Jim Coldwell, John West and
Many of the above members al-
Two University of Nebraska
staff members, nationally recog
nized for their poetry, will conduct
a poetry reading program next
Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. in Univer
sity of Nebraska Art Galleries,
Karl Shapiro, professor of Eng
lish and winner of the Pulitzer
Poetry Prize, and Bernice Sbte,
Associate Professor of English,
who has had more than 50 of her
poems published in various maga
zines and literary reviews, will
read poems trom tne magazine
"Prairie Schooner,M and also their
own recent works.
The program is sponsored jointly
by the Department of English and
Art Galleries. The public is in
vited to attend.
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Ellington to Provide Dance Music
Duke Ellington--America's geni
us of modern music and his
famed orchestra have been booked
for the 1957 Homecoming Dance
Nov. 2, according to Corn Cobs
President Gordon Warner.
Tickets will go on sale the week
of Oct. 21, Warner said.
Price is $3 per couple, a hike
of 25 cents over tickets last year
but still below he $3.50 figjre
two years ago when Ray Anthony
provided the Honiecoming music.
Charlie Spivak and his orchestra
and the Hilltoppers played last
Tickets will be . on sale at the
Union by members of Tassels and
Corn Cobs, sponsors of the annual
dance climaxing Homecoming ac
tivities. Although he has been hailed as
Amerca's leading jazz composer
by European critics, Ellington
claims, "There's no longhair mu
sic and no jazz music there's
A pace-setting stylist since 1927,
the Duke is said to have con
tributed rtsore to modern music
in originality, melodic material
and arranging technics, than any
His arrangements, with a subtle
by play of reeds against brasses
and piano against orchestra, have
anenlpd tn all ase eroups. The
Duke has played in the U.S., Ca
nada and Europe to every kind of
audience, voung and old, highbrow
and lowbrow, in dance halls and
concert halls, theaters and audi
toriums, and once, in Paris, in a
His concerts, once labsled "Jazz
Concert by Ellington." new are
billed as modern music by "Duke
i Ellmeton and His Orchestra."
j Hg is an annuai attraction at
the Philharmonic in Los Angeles,
Civic Opera in Chicago and the
Academy Hall in Philadelphia.
In 1943, Ellington became the
first big bandleader to invade Car-
negie Hall, setting a fashion which
h.. since seen "jazz" welcomed
longhair surroundings from
Newoort to the Hollywood bowl.
At his jm Carnegie debut. EI-
lington unveiled his first long
work, "Black, Brown and Beige,''
which he subtitled a "Tone Paral-
members will be heard on the sta
tion this year.
Don Russell is the new radio
director at KNUS replacing Dr.
Clarence Flick, who is on a year's
absence from the University.
Russell has worked in many de
partments of radio and ' television
, during his career. Before coming
- 'to the University he was opera-
tions manager of a television sta
tion in Denver. He has taught
in a private school in San Fran
cisco and acted in such movies
as "Julie" and "lineup."
A University coed, was released
from Lincoln General Hositpal Fri
day afternoon with minor scratches
and abrasions which resultetd from
an accident ata 14th and R Streets.
The girl is Margaret Gardner,
a sophomore at the University, and
a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.
She was hit by a pickup truck
driven by Cliff Cheever of 3240
South 40th in Lincoln.
Miss Gardner was struck when
she was crossing the street north
on 14th street. The truck was turn
ing east on R Street from 14th, and
did not see the girl.
'N' Club To Meet
The "N" club will bold a joint
meeting with the football team
at an organizational session at
6:30 Thursday at the Selleck
Quad dining hall.
Prof To Compose
Robert Beadell, assistant profes
sor of theory and composition at
the University, has been commis
sioned by the administration of
Thomas Jefferson High School,
Council Bluffs. Ia., to compose a
selection for the school's chorus.
lei to the History of the Negro in
Every year since then, the Duke
has returned to Carnegie Hall and
premeired a major work. In 1955
it was "Night Creature," a com
position which earned the highest
compliments from the critics.
This year's Homecoming foot
ball game is with the University
Duke Ellington ... to
Army ROTC Names
Cobnel Rawie Chief
Col. Vernon Rawie, a World War
II and Korean campaign veteran
assumes command this week of
the 900-man Army ROTC detach
ment at the University of Ne
braska. He succeeds Col. C. J. Diestel,
who has been reassigned to the
pest of deputy commander of the
First Regional U.S. Army Air De
fense Command at Ft. T o 1 1 e n,
Colonel Rawie had been in com
mand of the 18th Field Artillery
Group in Germany since 1955. He
first entered the Army in June,
1929, after completion of his stud
ies at the University of Illinois.
He served during World War II
with the 5th Field Artillery Bat
talion. 1st Infantry Division., in I
North Africa. Sicily. Italy, and,
France and with the IX Corps !
Artillery in Korea.
He landed at Oran, Algeria, on
Nov. 8, 1943. Then a captain in
charge of a battery, he and the
battalion commander made their
way through heavy enemy fire to
observe artillery fire against a
machine gun nest and concentra
tion of troops that were effective
ly holding up the advance.
During the process of breaking
up the strong point, the battalion
commander was wounded and Col
onel Rawie withdrew under a hail
Three cheerleaders are shown
wishing the football team luck
before their departure for Man
hattan, Friday. From left to
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of Kansas Jayhawks. Activities in
clude the game, house displays,
crowning of the 1957 Homecoming
Queen and the Homecoming
Last year's Homecoming Queen
was Janis Davidson.
Winner in the men's large house
division was Delta Tau Delta. Phi
Gamma Delta and Alpha Tau
play at NU's Homecoming.
of fire carrying the wounded com
him. For his brav
awarded the Silver
ery, he was
Colonel Rawie made two other
landings with D-Day troops, one
at Gela, Sicily, and later at Oma
Besides the Silver Star, Colonel
Rawie holds the Legion of Merit,
Bronze Star vith V device and
two Oak Leaf C' " .e-s, the Bronze
Star. American defense and The-
atre ribbons, European-African-Middle
Eastern campaign with
three arrowheads and 12 bonze
battle stars. Victory, Occupation,
j National Defense Service Medal,
j Korean campaign, UN ribbon,
j Croix de Guerre with Palm,
French and Belgian, Fourragree
",B . . ....
Needed In State
Dr. James Morrison, University
professor journalism, told 250 stu
dents at North Platte, "at the Uni
versity of Nebraska, we have 10;
j employers crying for every jour-
i naIism grad we turn out.
J Morrison was speaking to the
j annual District Four Clinic of the
Nebraska High School Press As
right they are Ann Wade, "Mug
gum" Marshall and Yell King,
BUI McQulstan. In addition to
three of the eight cheerleaders,
Omega were second and third re
spectively. In the smaller house
division, awards went to Delta Sig
ma Phi, Acacia and Theta Chi,
in that order.
In the wohnen's division of the
homecoming displays, Alpha Chi
Omega won first, Delta Delta Del
ta was second and Sigma Kappa
Monday noon, Oct. 14, has been
set as the deadline for houses
competing in the homecoming dis
play contest, according to House
decorations chairman Glenn An
dersen. Entries with two fairly-detailed
sketches and display theme must
be in the Innocents Society mail
box at the Student Union by noon
next Monday, Andersen said.
In case of duplication, the entry
submitted first will be accepted.
Entries must be accompanied by
a $15 entry fee. x
Expense limit for house decora
tions remains at $125, the same
as last year, Andersen said. The
$125 figure is to include all ma
terial and equipment, whether new
or not. .
Display equipment will be
checked by an evaluation team
Friday afternoon, Nov. 1. Organi
zations going over the $125 limit
will be disqualified.
An evaluaton form to aid the
evaluation and appraisal team will
be sent to organized houses soon,
according to Andersen. Equipment
such as motors and public address
systems will be evaluated at rental
As in 1956, there will be thre
' divisions in the competition, one
for women's organized houses and
two divisions for men's organized
First second and third place
plaques will be awarded in each
of the three divisions. In addition,
a frst place traveling trophy will
be gven to the winner cf the
women's division and a traveling
trophy will be presented to the
grand champion winner of the
Awards will be announced at the
Homecoming Dance Saturday eve
ning. Decorations are to be completed
by 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, but
lights will not be turned on until
after the rally that night.
For the benefit of Saturday
visitors, houses will be asked to
keep their decorations intact until
after the game and to operate the
displays Saturday morning from
11 a.m. to 12 noon.
Decorations will be judged on
four points, originality, attractive
ness, construction and general re
lationship to, or identification with,
the Kansas Jayhawks.
A reference to Homecoming or
alums, or both, must be incor
porated. only Daily Nebraskan Sperts Ed
itor, Bob Martel, a cameramaa
and an unidentified Ktudent
were on hand.
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