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Vol. 32 No. 27
Wednesday, October 30, 1957
For Nov. 18
Civil Service Examinations tor
appointments to the United States
Military, Naval and Air Force
Academies will be held on Nov.
18, 1957, according to U.S. Rep
resentative Phil Weaver.
Young men from Nebraska's
First Congressional District who
Lave previously expressed an in
terest in qualifying for an acade
my appointment through corres
pondence with Mr. Weaver will
shortly receive authorization to
take examinations and information
on the time nd place it is to be
The next Civil Service examina
tion will be held in July of 1958.
Those young men interested in tak
ing this examination should write
to the Congressman at his Wash
ington office. Candidates must be
male citizens of the United States,
between the ages of 17 and 22, of
good moral characer and physi
cal condition, and must never have
Weaver said his selection of can
didates is based partly on the in
formation furnished by the aspir
ant and the recommendations of
those he indicates as references,
and on the results of the Civil
Service examination, and the re
sults of College Entrance Exami
nation Board Scholastic Aptitude
Test and Achievement Tests in
English, Intermediate or Advanced
Mathematics, and Social Studies.
Dosing hours m Homecom
ing night will be 2 a.m. for all
university women students, ac
cording to Sara Hubka, AWS
president. No overnights will be
extended and no one win be al
lowed to go borne without spec
ial permisisoa from bouse moth
ers. Students regucsting neces
sary overnights must see Dean
The generally fair weather
throughout the state will continue
today and tomorrow with a little
more of that fine fall weather for
easy homecoming display build
ing. There will
be no need for
tarps to cover
and crepe pa
per but d i s
plays had bet
ter be staked
1 y. Typical
N e b r aska
blow with gusts up to 15 miles an
The weather word to freshmen
Is, bang onto those beanies. There 1
has been no snow in Lincoln this
year although outstate areas saw
come last week.
Student Support For Ike
By BOB IRELAND
Chief Copy Editor
The independent student voter
on campus in general has less
confidence in President Eisenhow
er today than before the 1956 elec
tion. And as to be expected the ma
jority of student Republicans are
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wholeheartedly behind the Presi
dent while the Democrats retain
the opposite feeling.
These are conclusions which
have to be made after holding in
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terviews Tuesday with a cross-sec- i this to say concerning the Presi
tion of University students. j dent's political efforts:
Another in'.erjsting trend ob- j "Ike is a very exceptional man,
served was that many independ-! who has tried to make a point
ent voters interviewed pledged of view in political circles. How
their undyin? support to Mas- ; ever, his f-rmerly succ?sH way
jachusetts Senator John Kennedy! of working with people doesn't
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Miss E-Week Candidate
The Engineering Executive
Board is shown interviewing Pat
Kershaw, Delta Delta Delta, a
candidate for the title of Miss
E-Week. Twenty-three girls en
Twenty-three floats, the Univer-
sity band, both the army and navy
drill squad and the five Home-
coming Queen candidates will com -
prise the Homecoming parade,
Saturdav. according to Bi Hie
west, paraae cnau-man. At :ju
a.m. the parade will begin at 14th
and Vine and proceed along this
route: east to 16th; south to
west to 11th; north to R; east
to 12th, where the units will dis
band. All organizations except sorori-
ties may enter floats in the pa- j hawks;" Varsity Da'ry Club. "'It's
rade. Those floats participating j in the Bag;" and Alpha Gamma
are classed in one of three di-! Sigma, "No Sweat With the Jay
visions of competition: men, worn-: hawks."
en or honoraries. No entry fee is
required but expenses mast be
limited to $25.
These organizations will be en
tered in the competition: Nebraska
Alumni Association, "The Old
Grad Says, Beat KIT; Burr Hall,
Alumni Association, The Old
"Nebraska's Playmate of the;
Week;" Delta Sigma Pi, "Huskers I
Launch Sputnik H;" Fedde Hall,
"Alums Say Kan Kansas;" Alpha
Gamma Rho, "We're in the Same
Boat So Let's AH Pull Together;"
Gustafson I, "Playboy Sez, Husk
ers Got Everything Under Con
trol;" Farm House, "Gunning for
Jayhawks," N Club, "Steps to
Success;" Brown Palace, "Sitting
Ducks;" Beta Sigma Psi, "Por
trait of Scared Jayhawk; Rodeo
Club, "Let's Buck the Jayhawks;"
KNUS To Feature
The music of Duke Ellington,
who will play for the annual home
coming dance Saturday, will be
featured on KNUS Wednesday
from 8:30-9 p.m.
John West will host for the show
titled "That's Entertainment" He
will convey information about the
jazz artist and his orchestra, as
well as, playing Ellingtons top
when and if he should run for the
presidency in 1960.
Some disfavor towards Ike does
exist in the rank and file mem
bership of student Republicans.
As one GOP advocate put it. "Ike
plays a good game of golf."
Another student Republican stat
ed that he "didnt like what Ike
did in the Middle East during the
Suez crisis." However, the student
went on to say that while he
thought "Ike should have handled
the incident with more discretion"
be will continue to support .GOP
candidates on both a state and
Almost without exception the
student Democrat interviewed pos
sessed a deep concern with the
way the President is handling such
problems as Southern segregation,
agriculture price supports, the
guided missile program, and for
eign aid. j
tme stuaeni staiea wai ne nev
er did have much faith in Ike,"
and went on to brand him as "a
complete do-nothing." "He's been
built up as a big national hero
but he hasn't done bird-diddily,'
the student Democrat com
A large portion of the independent-minded
student opinion can be
summarized with this student's ob
servation: "In 1960 if John Kennedy runs,
I will definitely support him."
One GOP-minded student had
tered the contest sponsored by
the Engineering Executive
Board and the Nebraska Blue
print. Each of the women's or
ganized houses were interviewed.
j Red Cross, "Jayhawks Need Red
Cross:" Alpha Tau Omega, -Down
j the Jayhawks;" Seaton I, "Stalk
j the Jayhawks;" Ag Men, "We're
i Sii3 Wit Ya;" Block and Bridle
Club. "Cornhuskers Slaughter the
Jayhawks;" Delta Up si I on.
"Alums Place Big Red On Top;"
Women's Athletic Association,
"Huskers Sail to Victory;"
Tassels. "Roses to Royalty;"
Towne Cub, "Jayhawks, We Mean
Buzz-ness;" Bessey Hall. "Let's
Make Sausage Out of the Jay-
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Duke Ellington, who will play
at e Homecoming Dance Satur-,
disc jockeys. Representatives of
Lincoln's three radio stations Tues
day endorsed the "Duke's" musk.
Warren Danskin, KLIN regular,
said, "Ellington is noted in the
field of music as one of the lead
ing jazz favorites for the past
thirty years. The "Duke" is great
to dance to besides."
Program Director, said, "Ellin g-1
ton is a top man in my book. He j
t. r9t hpt .nd it wr-,
to listen to. Of course, he has
also made a good name for him-
self as a composer.
Lamy Jackson of KFOR said,
"Ellingvm is truly one of the
jazz greats. He may have slip
ped out of first place in some of
the popularity polls, but his posi
tion year after year remains con
work in politics."
Most Republicans and quite a
few Democrats stated that they
would wait until the respective
party candidates were chosen in
I960 before they would definitely
commit their vote.
Several students interviewed felt
that both parties lacked competent
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leadership. One Democrat said;
that he would vote for Kennedy in i
law) only because ne was tfle oest '
man available. i
The only specific mention made
concerning the Little Rock segre
gation incident came from a pro
Kennedy observer who exclaimed:
"The one concrete thing Ike has
accomplished, Little Rock, was
completely foreign to the American-democratic
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The finalists will be announced in
a few weeks and the Miss E-Week
will be announced in a future
edition of the Blueprint.
Humanities should play a very i
important part in the rush to em- j
phasize sciences in high schools, j
a fnrmpr TTrnvfri!v rhanrp11fr
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at a session of the National Con- j
ference on the American High
Schools held in Washington, D. C. '
Gustafson said that humanities j
help man formulate sound and re- j
alistic judgments with respect to ;
obtaining -freedom and security,
liberty and justice.
"In basic science, the great stim
ulus is curiosity, the desire to know
for the sake of knowing," he said.
"But you would protect man
kind from harm by education, by
increasing his allegiance to that
which is good, by establishing bet
ter government, to make possible
a better world. You are now in
humanities. You are making valid
He said the only way people can
be taught the value of making
judgments is through humanities
and that people certailny need to
ho, tT make better judg-
Dr. Carl BorgTriann. president
?f the Umversity of Vermont and;
ioT University dean of facul-j
ties, has been appointed director j
! of the Ford Foundation's new pro-
gram in science and engineering.
Henry ni, rg
dent of the
said the pro
gram B o r g
mann mill di
rect is in its
e a 1 y plan
B o remann
became presi- ,' 'Jj J ..'
dent of Ver-cnuj
mont in 1952. Borgmann
Before that he was dean of facul
ties at the University of Nebras
ka. He was appointed to the Ne
braska job on July 1, 1947. He
was first to hold the position after
it was created by the Board of
Regents as a job second in raiik
only to the chancellor.
The Union Sunday film, starting
at 7:30 p.m. in the Ballroom, will
be "The Grapes of Wrath," adapt
ed from the best selling novel by
John Steinbeck and directed by
John Ford, who produced "Tobac
co Road" and "The Quiet Man."
Henry Fonda is featured in the
story of the Joad family, who aft
er the depression, migrate from
the foothills of Oklahoma to a
promise of happiness in "California.
Admission is free with ID cards
to students and faculty. Sunday
night movies are also shown on
Saturday nights at the Ag Union
at 7:30 p.m. j
Next week's film stars Hum-1
phrey Bogart and Walter Huston I
in John Huston's account of gold
SMkers in Mexico, "The Treasure
0f the Sierra Madre."
Union Coffee Hou;
A free coffee hour will be held
in the Union, main lounge Satur
day, between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Refreshments of hot cider and
doughnuts will be served acord
ing to Charlene Anthony, hospital
ity committee chairman.
The Faculty Liaison Committee,
in its forthcoming report of the
Faculty Senate, recommends that
the Mitchell case be "considered
The report comes after over a
year of hearings, deliberations and '
slnHv hv thA PnmmittAA nn '
demic Privilege and Tenure which
has been conducting an investiga
tion into reports that Dr. C. Clyde
Mitchell's academic freedom had
Mitchell was relieved of his post
as chairman of the Department
of Agricultural Economics while on
leave of absense in Italy in the
spring of 1956. Mitchell cited "out
side pressure" as the reason he
The original report of the Aca
demic Privilege Committee sup
ported three of eight charges by
Dr. Mitchell that his academic
freedom was abridged. The Fac
ulty Senate subsequently directed
the Liaison Committee to make
This report by the liaison group
points out the action of the Com
mittee on Academic Privilege in
its June report recommended no
specific action. The Liaison Com
mittee, too, recommends no spe
cific action against any Univer
sity official. The report of the liai
son group said that it felt that
to make such recommendations
"would not be consistent with. . .
A minority report by Professors
Allan A x e 1 r o d and Clifford
Hicks, disagreed with parts of the
committee decision. They recom-j
mended that the report be for- j
mulated in such a way as to per-1
mit the Senate to express effective- J
ly 'the "sense of toe faculty" in ;
An imaginary Jay Hank will
be burned in effigy at the Home
coming pep rally Friday. Speak
ers will be Bill Jennings, bead
coach, co-captains, James Pit
tender, assistant to the chancel
lor and Tom Novak, former VU
great. Alpha Omicroa PI a ad
Kappa Sigma will give a skit.
The rally will start from the
Carillon tower at 8:45 p.m., ac
cording to Stan Widman, rally
The number of flu cases has in
creased slightly since Monday
when it seemed that the incidence
of flu was tapering off after a
flare up last week.
Dr. Fuenning, Studen Health
Center Director, reported that as
of Tuesday a total of 142 cases
of fhi were known to be on camp
us, with 21 of the cases in the
Health Center. This was an in
crease over Monday's figures of
126 total cases with 17 cases in
Extra nurses are still employed
by the Health Center, and, ac
cording to Dr. Fuenning, they will
probably be retained for the re
mainder of the school year in case
of a second or third wave of the
No additional supplies of flu vac
cine are available at present, Dr.
University High, closed on Tues
day because of a high incidence
of flu, is to re-open Thursday. On
Monday, twenty-five per cent of
the 265 students were absent be
cause of the flu.
Any student becoming ill should
go to bed after reporting to his
or her Health Director. The
Health Directors have been in
formed of the proper steps to take,
Dr. Fuenning said.
A retake of the University
4-H Club Cornhusker picture
has been announced by Joan
Norris. president. Members of
the club are to meet at the
Mrztf Laboratory on Ag col
lege campus Thursday at 5:15
In Ag Union
The third in a series of danc
ing lessons will be held Wednes
day at 7 p.m. in the College Ac
tivities Building Gym.
The jitterbug will be featured
at this week's class. Instructors
from the Fred Astaire Dance
Studio in Lincoln will be on hand
to show the different steps.
A practice psrbd will be held
from 8 to 8:30 p.m. following instruction.
connection with continuing discus
sions on questions of faculty par
ticipation in removals and appointments.
A reason cited for the dropping j
of further action on the Mitchell
case was "the steps that are being
taken to improve the procedures
CourteiF Lineola Star
Parent's Day Plans
Readied For Sooners
The Innocents Society is again
sponsoring the annual Parent's
Day to be held on the Oklahoma
Nebraska football game, Nov. 23
according to Don Smidt, Parent's
Remittences for tickets may be
sent in either by students or by
Payments may be made through
the cupon printed below.
A special block of seats is be
ing reserved so that the parents
coming especially to the game
may all sit together.
On Saturday, Nov. 23, fraterni
ties, sororities, dormatories and
student bouses will bold open hous
es. Members of the Board of Re
Letter For Parents
The Innocent's Society is again sponsoring the annual Parent's
Day, to be held on the day of the Oklahoma-Nebraska football
game., Saturday, November 23, 1957.
We are sending you this letter as an invitation to come to Lin
coln for the game and a chance to visit with your sons and daugh
ters on the campus.
A special block of seats for the football game is being reserved
so that the parents coming especially for the game can sit together.
On Saturday, November 23rd, fraternities, sororities, dot ms
and student houses will hold open house. Members of the Board
of Regents are being invited as special guests.
At the bottom of this letter is a coupon which you may send
directly to the University of Nebraska Ticket Office for your foot
ball tickets. All you have to do is to clip the coupon, enclose a
check or money order made out to the University of Nebraska
and mail to the Ticket Office, Coliseum, University of Nebraska,
Lincoln. The tickets are $3.50 each. Please order soon, as the sup
ply of tickets is limited.
Here is a good chance to see yoar son or daughter, a good
football game, the University campus, the Regents and the Deans.
I hope you will be able to attend and see the Corah usker spirit
Parents Day Chairman
University of Nebraska
Football Ticket Office
Coliseum, Lincoln, Nebraska
Please reserve TICKETS IN THE PARENTS SECTION
at $3.50 each, (plus 25 cents per order for mailing for the
Nebraska-Oklahoma football game, November 23. A check for
$ is enclosed.
By ERNIE HIVES
University theater goers who at
tended a performance of "What
Every Woman Knows" were
awarded an extra dividend a dis
play of art work by University
Steve Schultz was in charge of
the display which included art
work by men in three fraternities,
Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Theta
and Phi Kappa Psi.
Bruce Housten displayed 12
watercolor-ink drawings, Kent
Broadhurst, Dick Moses and Jim
Studnicka each displayed two
The humorous sketches by Hous
ten and a portrait by Broadhurst
were the biggest attention getters.
The oil painting by Broadhurst was
valued at $250. Four of Housten's
sketches were soid during the dis
play and brought him a total of
Housten is a member of Phi
Delta Theta and did most of his
sketches last summer. He is pres
ently doing another painting for
the Frame House, a commercial
firm in Lincoln which features art
work by outstanding area artists.
for selecting deans and depart
The majority report was signed
by Professors: Dudley A s h t o n,
William J. Loeffel, James Lud
wickson, H. Armin Pagel, Edward
Schmidt, Norman Thorpe and Har
ry Weaver, chairman.
A special meeting of the Fac
ulty Senate has been railed for
Tuesday, November S, at 4 p.m.
in Love Library Auditorium.
The Senate will consider the
following items from its agenda
at this special session:
1) Report of the Calendar Com
mittee 2) Election of two members to
the Committee on Academie
Privilege and Tenure.
3 Report of the Liaison Com
mit tee in respect to the charges
of Dr. C. Clyde Mitchell.
4) Student vote on subcommit
tees on social affairs, on student
organizations, and on student
publications of the Committee oa
gents are being invited as special
The printed coupon may be sent
to the University Athletic Office.
Tickets will be sold at the regular
price of $3.50. To purchase par
ent's tickets, clip out the coupon,
inclose a check or money order,
made out to A. J. Lewandowski,
and mail to the Athletic Ticket
Office, Coliseum, Lincoln.
The supply of tickets are limited
so parents are urged to send their
order as soon as possible, Smidt
By this arrangement, either
the student or his parents may pro
cure tickets for a chance to see
the football game. '
Although a dabbler In art since
he was eight, Housten said that
he has only taken three hours of
art study at the University and
that he is presently majoring in
Business Administration. He add
ed, however, that he does plan to
take two years study in commer
cial art after he receives bis bus
iness administration degree.
Housten said he started thinking
about his art work as a source
of income last spring when he was
attempting to get some money for
a trip to New Orleans.
"I sold a couple of paintings to
some guys in the bouse and that
gave me the idea that I might
be able to pick up a little more
if I tried."
He hasn't completed any new
sketches this fall but has done
some caricatures and watercolor
drawings. A print of his ink draw
ing, "What A Party." was an es
pecially big attention getter. It was
a grand scale drawing of a huge
outdoor party with ironic and sub
tle irregularities inter
spersed throughout the sketch
which provided good material for
humor and smiles.
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