The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, October 14, 1957, Page Page 3, Image 5

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    Monday, October 14. 1957
Doctor RevealslV:
In Diabetes
The Doily Nebroskan
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H e c e n t developments In the
t'J.v of diabetes are centered
round a simplified treatment of
the disease, according to Dr. hie
fan Fajans, associate professor
of Internal Medicine at the Uni
versity of Michigan.
ur. r ajans, while vlsitinor at the
University College of Medicine in
Omaha, said that early diagnosis
aid in retarding the onset and
severity of the o. ,.n
- - ...... a flU
lessen the treatment necessary.
Dr. Fajans added that the "pre
dication of those predisposed" can1
be heightened by well-established
clinical routine. Those persons who :
are overweight or whe have an-
oestors who were known have
diabetes are most likely get
tne uisease. Routine checkups can
id this susceotible omm
"Three and one-half to four per-
reiu oi me American population
-have diabetes but, only about
two percent of them know tljey
nave it," remarked Dr. Fajana.
The control of diabetes' lies in
arly detection and adherence to
medical Instruction concerning diet
and medication by those afflicted.
1 j n
Tondl, Kyes 4-H
Banquet Heads
Rose Tondl and Marvin Kyes
nave been named co-chairmen of
the University 4-H club annual
awards banquet planned for No
vember. The club began this year's ac
tivities with a watermelon feed.
Future plans include the banquet
next month and an orphans' Christ
Jiias party in December.
Joan Norris, is president of the
flub. Other officers include: Ger
ald Rainforth, vice president; Bev
erly Shepardson, secretary; Bob
voik. treasurer; Mary Seberger,
publicity chairman; Paul Yeutter,
propram chairman!" Gerald Dart,
membership chairman; Mnry Vr
ha, song leader; and Venna Lou
Scheer, chaplin.
Assistant State 4-H Club Leaders
F.lnine Skucius and Louie Rud
man are club sponsors.
The University Museum ha
rerrnlly added the k?lrlon of
700,00(1 yeurold sfegoromasta
don to Ihelr famed elephant
Hall collection. Extensive
Improvement and rearrange
ment of displays made It pos
sible for the Museum to add
the skeleton, only the second one
of Its kind fn the world. The
skull and tusks are made of plas
ter of puiis because the original
pieces were crushed In an earth
quake that occurred loon after
the animal died, according to
Dr. C. Bertram! Schult, Museum
Social Institute
Meeting Scheduled
Between 100 and 123 county and
state oublic welfare workers are
expected to attend the 14th an
nual Nebraska Social Work Insti
tute at the University Thursday and
Principal speaker will be Dr.
Robert Foster, director of mar
riage counseling service and train
ing program, The Menninuer Foun
dation. He will deliver the opening
address, "Stengthenng Family
Life through Public Welfare Serv
ices," at 9:30 a.m. at the Union.
Six sections will be conducted
during the two days. They are: j
Services in the Public Assistance ,
Program, led by Dr. Garnet Lar-I
son, associate professor, Univer-i
sity's Graduate School of Social
Placement and Care of the
Aged, led by Mrs. Elizabeth Breck
inridge, supervisor of Services for
Aging, Illinois Public Aid Commis-
! Meeting the Needs of Children in
Institutions, led by Charles Garetz,
chief 'of recreational therapy and
' group work section, Nebraska
I Psychiatric Institute.
' Value of Statistics in Public Wel
fare Administraton and Public Re
lations, led bv Dr. Josenh Meisels.
director of Graduate School of
Social Work, University Of Kan
The Future of American Indian
in Nebraska, led by Lucile Ham
ner, area social worker for U.S
Department of the Interior.
The Team Approach to the Care
of Mentally 111, led by members of
the Nortolk State Hospital, Dr.
Walter Klopfer, chief clinical psy
chologist, and Louis E. Moody, so
cial services director.
Dr. B. N. Greenberg, president
of the University's Board of Re
gents, will discuss at the Friday
luncheon his trip to Russia.
Primitive Creature:
Page 3
Prehistoric hssil Elephant
Given NU Residence
NU Home Economics Day
Preparations Completed
By (;for.k mover
Staff Writer
It takei time, know-how, and
muscle to put a stegomastodon
back together again.
In fact, the staff of the Univer
sity Museum worked on-and-off
about .19 months to restore the
700,000-year-old "fossil" elephant,
which la tht newest addition to the
famed -Elephant Hall.
The only other inch skeleton on
display in the nation is at the
"National Museum at Washington,
The Ice-Age Nehraskan meas
ures 29 feet long from the tip of
its tusks to the tip of its tail and
atands nine feet, four inches tall.
The bones of the stegomastodon
were discovered In 1939 in a fossil
quarry on the Dan Bowman ranch.
east of Broadwater. Dr. C. Ber
trand Schultz, Museum director,
explained that the mounting of the
elephant was delayed because of
the lack of space and funds.
However, during the last, two
years extensive renovation has
been done in the Museum's famed
Elephant Hall with funds conated
by H. C. Wear of Brandon. Colo.,
through the University Founda
tion. The renovation fncluded rear-
r If
Governor Receives Ticket
Joe Hill and Steve Schult?: of
Masquers, I'nive mity Thea
ter honorary, present a season's
pass to Governor Victor Ander
son hi the governor's office. This
year the I'niverslty Theater will
present, "What Every Woman
Knows," "Ondlne," "The Tea
House of the August Moon,"
"The Lark" and an opera, "The
Old Maid and the Thief."
Applications Due
All students who expect to re-1
ceive bachelors or advanced dev
grees or teaching certificates at
the close of the first semester
should apply for same by Nov. 1,
l!T7, if they have not yet done so.
Students may make application
at the Senior Checking Office, 103
Administration Hall, between the
hours 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1
" p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through
Aquaquettes will hold try-outs I
for the. swimming club on Oct. 24 '
from 7 to 9 p.m.
There will be two practice ses
sions on Oct. 17th and 22 from '7
to 9 p.m.
Aquaquettes members will give
help to any interested girl during
these sessions.
NU Graduate
To Supervise .
GOP Office
Marvin Sromer, a graduate of
the University has bee.i named
executive secretary of the Nebras
ka Republican Organization with
headquarters in Lincoln.
Stromer, who
served as
president of4
the National
C ol 1 e gi a te
Young Republi
cans while at
the University,
will direct the
operation of
the Republican
h at arlniiaftarc
... Courtisy Linoain Journal
llu;e- Stromer
A native of Hastings, Stromer
was president of Innocents Society.
co-chairman of the University's
mock political conventions, and a
member of Kosmet Club. Cora
Cobs, and University Theater.
Stromer was very active in dra
matics and Masquers, receiviiu
the Purple Masque award for his
excellence with the University
M7er Writes
Critical Study
On 'Whitman'
Dr. James Miller Jr., professor
of English and chairman of the
department, Is the author of the
book."A Critical Guide to Leaves
of Grass."
This book is
a crit i c a 1
study of Whit
man's poetry,
revealing the
form and
structure o f
"Leaves of
Grass" and
presenting the
s i gnificance
Li &
Courtesy Lincoln Star
of Whitman
thought and
p o e tie ar
The thesis of the book is that
Whitman's masterpiece, the work
of a lifetime, constitutes an enin
of deliberate design and involves
the spiritual consciousness, the
achievements and the aspirations
of America.
Dr. Miller is also the author of
the book. The Fictional Techniotie
of Scott Fitzgerald, "Four Cosmic
Poets," and other articles previ
ously published on Conrad, Haw
thorne. Melville, Poe and J. D.
rangernent of the other skeletons,
making space on the west side of
the Hall for the stegomastodon.
The mounting of the fossil was
done by Henry Reider, chief prep
arator, and his assistants. In as
sembling the skeleton, Mr. Reider
worked closely with Dr. Schultr
and Lloyd Tanner, associate crua
tor of vertebrate paleontology, and
other members of the scientific
staff of the museum and nenart.
ment of Geology so that the restor
ation might be at accurate as
The long, nainstakinir ten in.
volved in the year-long process of
restoring the fossil elephant jre
shown plctorially on this page.
Robert Davis
Named To New
Regional Post
The Rev. Robert Davis, student
pastor for Baptists and Disciples
of Christ at the University for the
past three years, has been named
western regional executive of the
Department of Campus Christian
Life of the board of education of
the American Baptist convention.
His new appointment is effec
tive Jan, 1, 1958. Rev. Davis will
supervise American Baptist cam
pus work on college and university
campuses from the Mississippi
River to the West Coast.
He came to Lincoln in August,
1934, from Fredonia. N.Y.. whrp
he served as Protestant chaplain
at the State Umverstiy of New
York's Teachers College.
In Lincoln, Rev. Davis has been
active in community affairs. He
was speaker at the Pinewood Bowl
Easter Sunrise services in 1935
and again 1957. This past summer,
he was visiting professor of philos
ophy at Nebraska Wesleyan Uni
versity. He has done further study to
ward a doctorate degree, here at
the University, which he plans to
receive at the close of the pres
ent semester.
Program plans have been com
pleted for the sixth annual Home
Economics Day for Homemakers,
Wednesday, on the Ag C o 1 1 e g e
The program will begin at 9
a.m. with a coffee hour In the
College Activities building, Agnes
Arthaud, state Home Extension
leader, announced.
All Nebraska homemakers are
invited to take part in the day's
activities, which will feature talks,
a panel discussion, musical enter-
ta'oment and a business meeting.
Mrs. Kathleen Foote. state sen
ator from Axtell, will speak on
"Mrs. Homemaker U.S.A." durlni
the afternoon program.
A panel discussion on life in Tur
key will feature Dr. Marvel Bak
er, Dr. Th o m a a Goodding and
Mrs. Albin Anderson, all mem
bers of the University group In
Turkey until thii fall when they
returned to Lincoln.
Florence Atwood, former atate
Home Extension leader, will mod
erate the panel.
Dr. Josef Brorek, professor of
public health at the Univeraitv of
Minnesota, will talk on "The Fat
You Cart and Carry." Dr. Bro
zek, a native of Bohemia, also
will entertain with Slavic folk
songs, Mist Arthaud said.
Special music numbers will be
presented by University students
under the direction of William
Bush, instructor in music.
Dr. Florence McKinney, chair
man of the Home Economics de-
j partment, will welcome the group
i to the campus, and Dean of the
College W. V. Lambert will apeak
briefly to the women.
J Mrs. John Biegert will preside
over the morning program, and
Mrs. Rex Ruckadaihel over tht
afternoon session.
Skits and a business meetintr of'
I the Home Economics Association
of Organized Agriculture will com
plete the day'i activities.
Annual Stag
To Feature
Bowmen Club
The Prairie Bowmen Club, one
of the outstandng archery elubg la
the midwest, will be featured at
the second annual Stag, accord
ing to Bob Krumme, Stag Chair
man. Members of the Prairie Bowmen
Club have thrilled audiences In
the Lincoln area for several vears
with the bow and arrow.
'This is an excellent act." aaid
Krumme, "and will certainly add
to the enjoyment of the evening."
Tickets are selling well, ha said,
but can still be bought from any
IFC member or at the Union ticket
This Stag is for all atudeft. fac
ulty and administration males. It's
primary rxiroose is to he In irn-
dents and faculty become better
acquainted in an informal atmosphere.
Grad Award Directory
Publication Announced
KNUS Schedule
Monday r
3:54 Sign on
4:00 Spins and Needles
4:55 KNUS Radio News
5:00 Spins and Needles
5:30 KNl'S Radio News
5:45 Eventide
6:55 Perspective
7:00 Campus Record Room
7:55 KNUS Radio News
8:00 Campus Record Room
8:55 KNUS Radio News
9:00 Campus Record Room
9:45 KNUS Radio News
10:00 Sign Off
The Advancement and Place
ment Institute announced Friday
the publication of their first an
nual world-wide graduate award
directory Th now niantAm,
' tl ' " - f
was prepared as an aid for Ameri
can teachers, administrators, sci
entists and social scientists" who
wish to subsidize the continuation
of their education to obtain their
master's or doctorate degrees or
to do post-doctorate or independ
ent research.
The award guide includes infor
mation about the field of study,
the duration of the awards, the
amount of stipends, the number
available, where the awards are
tenable, the specific conditions and
to whom and when to apply.
Over 350 universities and foun
dations in 45 states and 30 foreign
countries have cooperated by sub
mitting information about their
awards which range in amount
from $150 to $10,000.
The Directory covers a very
wide geographical range from re
search in the Arctic to study in
Ceylon. It includes new types of
educational programs, sveh as
educational Internships and stu-'
dent deanships, as well as assist
antships, graduate scholarships
and fellowships.
The Director includes awards
in the Aus, Business, Education,
Child Development, English,
Health and Physical Education,
Home Economics, Industrial Arts,
the Languages, Library Service,
Mathematics, Psychology, Recre
ation, the field of Special Educa
tion, Speech, Social Casework
and Groupwork, Vocational Edu
cation as well as all the various
fields of Teacher Education and
the sciences.
Copies may be examined at
Graduate Schools, University
Placement or Dean's offices,
Public and College Libraries, or
may be ordered from the in
stitute at Box 99E, Greenpoint Sta
tion, Brooklyn 22, New York for
$2.00 per copy.
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