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The University Theater pro
duction "Teahouse of the August
Moon" will open tonight at the
AUF To Disclose Activities
Queen At Auction Tomorrow
AUF Activities Queen will be
revealed Thursday at the annual
AUF Auction at 7 p.m. in the
Union Ballroom, according to Jan
The five queen finalists are:
Richie Van Oroam, member of
Delta Delta Delta, Red Cross
Board, Union, Coed Counselors and
Alpha Lambda Delta.
Mary Verba, member of Love
Hall, Ag Union, Coed Counselors,
University Square Dance Club,
AWS Board, Newman Club and
Gretchen Saeger, member of
Gamma Phi Beta, AYF Assistant,
Builders, Red Cross, Pan Hellenic
representative and Alpha Lambda
Karen Schuester, member of
Chi Omega, Coed Counselors,
Board, Builders, AUF Assistant,
YWCA Cabinet and New Student
Week chairman. i
NU Debate Squad
ecords 14 Wins
The University debate squad
continued its winning streak over
the weekend, taking 14 out of 17
debates in competition at two sep
The team of Sara Jones, junior
In Arts and Sciences, and Nancy
Copeland, junior in Teachers, won
three out of four debates at the
Iowa Invitation Debate and Dis
cussion Conference at Iowa City.
They beat squads from Illinois,
Indiana and Kansas State, while
losing to Michigan State.
The team of Eileen Warren,
sophomore in Arts and Sciences,
and Barbara Bacon, sophomore in
Teachers, also won three out of
four debates at Iowa City. Their
only loss was to Texas, while they
defeated teams from Iowa, Min
nesota and Missouri.
Two University teams were un-
Five debate teams will leave
this weekend for the Southwestern
Debate Tournament in Winfield,
Kansas, to debate against 11 states,
Don Olson, coach, said.
The five teams are Dick Shrug
rue and Ernie Hines, Don Binder
and Rennie Ashleman, George
Moyer and Don Epp, Nancy Cope
land and Sara Jones and Eileen
Warren and Barbara Bacon.
Four debaters will enter the dis
cussion contest. They are
Shrugrue, Hines, Moyer and Bacon.
Poetry contest entrants are Hines,
Shrugrue, Copeland and Z e 1 1 a
Extemperanious speaking en
trants are Gary Hill, Ashleman,
Miss Warren and Miss Jones.
The tournament is the oldest
tournament in the United States,
Olson said. The first one ever held
was at Southwestern College in
Smith, Jones Lose Role
On NU Popularity Roster
By DELMAR HOOD
The popular names, Smith and
Jones, lost out to the Scandinavi
ans at the University this year.
Johnsons led the race with 74,
plus one Johnsen and ten John
stons. Smiths tallied only 41.
The Joneses sneaked over the
finish line with a bare 2(i.
Forty-nine Andersons, seven An
dersens, 25 Petersons, 12 Peter
sens, 29 Olsons and three Olsens
can also be found on the roster.
Color names lagged in the con
test, too. Browns total 24, with a
prownwell (nd g Rrownfield bol
Howell Memorial Theater at 8
p.m. This begins the four day
run through Saturday. Starring
Sue Schnabble, member of Kap
pa Kappa Gamma, Cornhusker
section head, AUF Assistant and
Don Stokes, senior in Business
Administration, will be the head
auctioneer. Featured at the auc
tion will be selling of the fraterni
ty and sorority pledge classes.
Also Jerry Bush, University bas
ketball coach, Dr. Charles Mil
ler, professor of business admin
istration, Miss Mary Jean Mulva
ney, assistant profesor of physi
cal education for women and the
Rev. Rex Knowles, pastor of the
University Presbyterian Student
House will be for sale.
One of the special events of the
auction will be the privilege of
throwing a pie at either Art Wea
ver, past AUF president or Steve
Schultz, Daily Nebraskan column
ist. Members of the Innocents and
defeated in three rounds of debate
at the Wayne State Invitation
Rennie Ashleman, - freshman in
Arts and Sciences, and Don Bin
der, sophomore in Arts and Sci
ences, accumulated the highest to
tal of quality points awarded to a
team in the Wayne tournament
while winning all three rounds of
The University team of Melvin
Eikleberry, sophomore in Arts and
Sciences, and William White,
freshman in Engineering, was al
so undefeated in three rounds.
The team of Dick Shugrue, jun
ior in arts and sciences, and Er
nie Hines, sophomore in Teachers,
won two of three rounds of debate,
and 'eceived the third highest to
tal of quality points of any team
in the Wayne meet.
Four of the six highest rated
Individuals in the debate tourna
ment, Ashleman, Shugrue, Hines
and Binder, were from the U-i-versity.
Four University speakers re
ceived superior ratings in individ
ual events at Wayne. In discus
sion, Shugrue, Hines, Ashleman
and. Binder rated superior, while
Hines also was rated superior in
oral interpretation of literature.
Don Olson, debate coach and
assistant professor of speech, ac
companied the two teams to Iowa
City. Bruce Kendall, assistant pro
fessor of speech and ' director of
forensics, was in charge of the
group that attended Wayne.
The Stanford University Depart
ment of Communication and jour
nalism is now receiving applica
tions for graduate scholarships in
journalism for the 1958-59 academ
The scholarships carry stipends
from $1,000 to $2,400.
Requests for particulars should
be addressed to the Executive
Head, Department of Communica
tion and journalism, Stanford Uni
versity, Stanford, California.
The deadline for completing all
applications is February 15.
stering the Brown clan.
One Black, a Blackburn, Black
man and Blackmon complete this
Greens total five, with Greens,
Greenfield, a Greenberg, Green
land, Greenlee, Greenly, Green
wald and Greenwood finishing the
Thirteen Whites plus a White
head and a Whiteside are listed.
One lonely Blue came in last.
The letter S defeated all other
alphabet contenders as the first
letter of studpnts' names. Names
beginning with S totaled 903.
Unfortunately, no names begin
In the production are Rny Wil
ley, Sally Wengert and Bill
Mortar Board societies will also
be offered for sale. Other items
will be the finalists for Nebraska
Sweetheart and Honorary com
mandant. Sorority pledge classes to be sold
and the services they will perform
Alpha hi Omega, you name it;
Alpha Omicron Pi, shine shoes;
Alpha Phi, clean house; Alphs
Xi Delta, young maid service; Chi
Omega, bus and entertain between
courses; Delta Delta Delta, make
candy and help on Saturday morn
ing; Delta Gamma, phone duty
and shine shoes; Gamma Phi
Beta, cook and serve a dinner at
their house; Kappa Alpha Theta,
super duper house clean ; Kappa
Kappa Gamma, anything within
reason; Pi Beta Phi, bus boy
service; Sigma Delta Tau, bus
girls; Sigma Kappa, community
service with fraterntiy, Zeta Tau
Alpha, cook and serve dinner;
Towne Club, clean house.
Fraternity pledge classes to be
Alpha Gamma Rho, Alpha Gam
ma Sigma, Alpha Tau Omega,
Beta Sigma Psi, Delta Tau Delta,
Delta Upsilon, Farm House, Kappa
Sigma, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Gam
ma Delta, Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Kap
pa Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon,
Sigma Alpha Mu, Sigma Chi, Sig
ma Nu, Theta Xi.
Ye Olde Yule Party'
Scheduled For Today
"Ye Olde Yule Party", the an-1
nual all-university Union Christ-!
mas party, will be held Wednes- j
day in the Union ballroom from be the first time that this group j ate professor of vocational educa
8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. j has appeared on he university tion . and was bought up for dis
Girls' closing hours have been ;
extended a half hour by AWS so
that they may attend.
The RAM Glee Club will feature 1
Christmas music at their annual :
Winter Concert Sunday at 7:30 '
p.m. in the Television Lounge in chow Christmas movies in the
Selleck Quadrangle. ! Faculty Lounge.
The Glee Club presents two con-! Santa Claus will greet people
certs annually and has appeared in the main hallway, passing out
over local television stations many , candy with programs attached. In
times. t the Music Room new Christmas
The program will consist of records will be played on the See
three sections. The first and last 1 burg Hi-Fi set.
sections will be made up of the Rum flavored egg nog and
singing of traditional and other, Ch-istmas cookies are provided
Christmas songs. j in the Round-Up Room where Dave
The second section of the pro-' Meisenholder will play the organ
gram will feature a brass choir ' and the Coed Trio will sing,
directed by Blaine McClary. The Union has been decorated
Roger Schroeder is the Glee Club with Christmas trees and orna
Director. I ments for the occasion.
By BOBBIE HOLT
For years fairy-tale readers have
felt sorry for Cinderella who didn't
have a date for the big ball. A
"jazzed-up" version c! this story
was enacted at the University cam
pus this week end. Modern Cinder
ella had a date for the Military
bu' didn't know if he were the real
thing or a phantom.
Her escort said he would pick
her up at 8:30 p.m. sharp. At
8:35 p.m. he walked into her soror
ity house and ialled her on "the
Allowing the proper 15-minute
waiting period she floated down
the stairs at 8:50 p.m. Anticipating
a beautiful corsage and a flip
compliment, she looked around for
the donor no date.
Thinking perhaps she had mis-1
onderstood the name over "the
intercom" she gathered op her
skirts and ran back upstairs to
WRit for her date in n lew eon-
ecoodl Campos ProdyctDOim
To Ppeei Tonight At
Th second production of Howell
Memorial Theater will open
Wednesday at 8 p.m. and run
The play is "Teahouse of the
August Moon" and stars Roy Wil
ley as Sakini and Sally Wengert
as Lotus Blossom;
Tickets are stiU available for
the Wednesday and Thursday night
performances, HaJry Stiver, pro
duction director, said.
Friday and Saturday perform
ances are nearly sold out, he add
ed. Tickets for the three-hour pro
duction can be obtained at the
University Theater boxoffice in
Tickets are priced at $1.50 each.
Students with season tickets are
requested to make their reserva
tions as soon as possible.
The play features a goat, Lady
Astor, who likes her diet of sweet
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Applications for AUF Board
members and assistant board
members are due Thursday, ac
cording to John Glynn, presi
dent. Those Interested should sign
up for an interview for Satur
day in the AUF office in the
The Tnter-Frntomitv Poimoil rill
auam uici, tmm.d IMHias,
party December jk at 7 p.m. in
the Union ballroom.
The program will include sup
per, entertainment, and the distri
bution of Chrblmas gifts by Santa
uLfl"s' "i'P "aieiy severny-iive
children will attend from the sev -
eral Lincoln orphanages.
The co-chairmen of IFC project
are Dick Moses, Kappa Sigma and
Jim Whitaker, Sigma Chi Other I y m usui. oi ounuspnerc. 'University remains true to higher
committee ' mer1-r! are Larry I motlon made by Davld Dow' pr0" In answer to Baker's statements, j learning and democratic action, it
Voss Farmhouse- Harold Fried-! fess0r of law concerning desire-, Patterson said that he had not will always find these issues be
man' Sigma Alpha Mu- Newell ! ablhty to "aPProve principles to intended the motion to be a per-i fore us to be settled by debate
Kollath, Acacia; and Vladimir!
Berniklau, Phi Kappa Psi.
Ruth Colman's all girl quintet,
the Swinging Sweethearts, will be
featured at the party. This will
a1 t .1 : i-
program will be group Christmas
caroling. Leading the singing will
be a brass ensemble and a choir
provided by Sinfonia. The pro
gram will be held in the main
lounge from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Bingo will be played in Par
lours ABC with
stuffed animals ,
and other prizes to be awarded !
to winners, Ruth Eis calling the
numbers. The Film Committee will
About five minutes later she
heard her name over "the inter
com" for the second time. She
hesitated a few minutes, deter
mined to make her date ait for
Then gathering her coat, purse
and gloves and shaking out her
now wrinkled skirt she a"ain float
ed down the stairs. Again no date.
What was this game anyway? It
was 9:30 p.m. now and the house
was deserted. Everyone had left
for the ball.
This time she slipped the dainty
plastic slippers off and with a sigh
started slowly up the stairs. Then
noticing the time she recalled that
the coronation was to be telecast
at 9:30 p.m.
She hurried down
to the rec
room in the basement to at least
watch the Ball on TV. As she
ncared the door she heard the
sound of the TV set. Either some
cm1 had left the set on or someone
potato brandy. Also a jeepster
which presented a problem since
i is four feet nine inches wide
and the backstage door is only
four feet ten inches wide.
The story behind the play is
about Army occupation troops sent
to Okinawa to "democratize" the
natives. Ghiesha girls, a teahouse,
natives and army officers all find
places in the story.
The play itself was made into
movies and has been translated in
to nearly every language. It has
won major awards in many of
these countries, including the Don
aldson award, the Pulitzer award
for the best play of the year, the
Dramatic Critics Circle award and
four or five other national awards.
The audience will be able to see
how the technical crew operates
when in the last act of the play,
the villagers have to reconstruct
the teahouse in three minutes on
DAI Of W EKASfXAK
A motion that would "keep un
der surveillance all faculty-administration
relations in the College
of Agriculture which may threaten
academic freedom and privilege"
was withdrawn by Charles Patter
son, Chairman of the philosophy
department, at the Tuesday meet
ing of the Faculty Senate.
The motion was introduced bv
; rauerson ai tne wovemDer meet-
jng an(J had been hled.
Patterson said he wished to with-
draw the motion in view of matters
which had taken place and come
to light since the last senate meet
in Sinpp t.Vipn ia csiM ho Viad
; Earned other facts which made a
: difference in the content of his
Patterson said his motion was
u,u" "" iuluIC
eases that may come before the
Academic .Privilege Committee.
Dow's explanation of his motion
said that it would be even more
desirable "if both the Senate and
the administration would agree to
adopt these principles as guides
to future action, without unfairly
compromising the position of eith
er." The moton was taken from the
table bv Arthur Ward, associ-
against the motion,
Husbandry, said that the motion
was not an issue of safe-guarding
The International Student Rela-
tjnns Committee has announced
plans for a Christmas Holiday par-
ty for foreign students to be held
Dec. 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Biff Keyes, chairman of the
event, stated Tuesday that the par
ty will be held in one of the city
campus student religious houses.
CCRC with the assistance of the
Union is handling the party, Keyes
The following campus organiza
tions have membership on the In
ternational Student Relations Com
mittee, Keyes stated:
Daily Nebraskan, Student Coun
cil, Union Cosmopolitan Club,
CCRC, all student religious hous
es, NUCWA, Coed Counselors,
Mortar Board, Ag and City
YWCA's and YMCA's.
Tde Of Woe
also had a late date.
Opening the door she saw the
back of a blue ROTC uniform.
Sensing someone's prence the
uniform slowly turned around.
"Where had you been?" explod
ed from the lips of both.
Cinderella Coed's escort, a
staunch TV fan, just couldn't miss
"Gunsmcke." He had gone down
to the rec room to catch a few
minutes of it while he waited for
Every few minutes he would
run upstairs and call for her on
"the intercom." Waiting a few min.
utes and then fearing he would
mips the hero's escape from the
bandits he had hurried back to
MORALE OF THE STORY: Be
ready on time, girls, or else re
sign yourself to a date in front
of the TV set. You guessed it
Cin;!?rella and her escort to the
Military Ball watched the late
movie on TV Saturday niirht!
Two other factors that enter into
the success of the play are the
wrestling scene and the language
used by the majority of the cast.
The two wrestlers, Berni Skalka
and Noel Schoenrock, were taught
Suimo wrestling by Bill Smith,
University wrestling coach.
Out of the 25 people in th: cast,
20 of them speak 0 k i n a w a n
throughout the play. Stiver said
that Mrs. Robert Sakai, wife of a
University history professor, has
aided the cast in learning Okin
owan. Foreign students at the Univer
sity will serve as hosts during the
play, Jerry Sellentin, house man
ager of the theater, said. Tea and
coffee will be served during inter
mission, he added.
Technical director of the play is
Dr. Charles Lown, who has charge 1
of the scenery and lighting of thej
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academic freedom which he had.tion was to support the academi
always supported, but a specific
motion, ill-considered, unwise and
was a vicious proposal.
He said that he opposed it be-
cause it was unnecessary and desireable, to make the committee
served no useful purpose that the 1 a police force especially since it
contents were directed at the Ag!wuld also hav! t0 be the
College and that it was an insult
to practicallv all the Dersonnel on1
.. . '
i tne Ag campus.
It is a "'naked attack on Dean
Lambert" and the faculty of the
; Ag college resents the attack,
; Baker said. It's passage would
contaminate the atmosphere of the
university and promote ill feeling.
Baker also charged that the res
olution would make a police force
of the Academic Privilege Corn-
: mittee wnich has no place in a
i sonai aitacK on anyone. He said
1 his purpose in introducing the mo-!
Candidates for the Grubby Old
Goat award talk over their cam
paigns. (Left to right) Don Gels,
4- v f i
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Old Goat Award Slated
For Play Opening Tonight
Final candidate for the "Grubby
Old Goat of 1958" was announced
today. He is Wayne Hastings of
Delta Upsilon. The addition of Has
tings brings to ten the number of
candidates vying for the title.
Winner of the contest will be
selected by the opening night audi
enc of "Teahouse of the August
Moon," which has its initial show
ing at Howell Memorial Theater
tonight. The "Grubby Old Goat"
will be selected by ballo and an
nounced at the second intermis
sion of the three act show.
Candidates previously announced
Include the following: Beta Theta
Pi, Don Geis; Delta Tau Delta,
Dick Hodge; Pi Kappa Phi, Roger
Peterson; Sigma Chi, Dick Wood;
Sigma Nu, Cecil Walker; Sigma
Thi Epsilon, Tim Schutz; Theta
The annual Ag College Christ
mas Carol Concert will be held
Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the College
Activities Building Auditorium.
The Ag College Chorus, under
the direction of William Bush, will
entertain. Mr. Bush, a graduate 1 structor in psychology and ineas-assista-rvt
in voice in the Depart-1 urements.
ment of Music, will be making I The panel will include Dr. Leslie
his initial presentaton of the
The public is welcome to attend
the event, according to Roger
Wehrbein and Darrel Einsoahr,
general chairman in charge of ar-1
rangements. o admission wiu oe
charged. j additional professional experiences
Co-sponsors of the event include ordinarily unavailable in the class
the Ag Exec Board and the Ag room. All doctoral candidates and
TTninn. 1 f-""' "uralwni OUUT itteixl
Other characters in the play are:
Bill Baker as Captain Fisby who is
sent to reform the natives of an
Okinawan village, but is reformed
himself; Sergeant Glecovish, Brad
BLgelow; Col. Wainwright Purdy,
Henry Blanke; Old Woman, Claire
Cooper; Old Woman's Daughter,
Marijame Craig; Ancient Man,
Mr. Hakaida, Bernard Skalka;
Mr. Omura, Grover Kautz; Mr.
Sumata, Willis Larson; Mr. Suma
ta's Father, George Rethmeier;
Mr. Seiko, Glen Uhe; Miss Hig
Jega, Diana Peters; Mr. Keora,
Zeff Berstein; Mr. Oshira, Andy
Captain McLean, Eric Prewitt;
Villagers, Phil Nelson, Merlin
Montgomery, Bill Aksamit;
Ladies' League for Democratic Ac
tion, Jackie Miller, Alice Virtanen,
Sandra Sherman, Judy DeVilbiss.
Wednesday, December 11, 1957
freedom charges which had been
Patterson also said that it was
not intended, and would not bt
and inrv in cnnh nacoe
! ,. .', .
fniem, uure me oocu-
i ments (the Academic Privilege
report) speaks for itself and that
j it seems final action on the report
j has apparently been taken.
He said he accepted the prin
ciples adopted by the Senate and
would do all he could to support
Whether we agree or disagree,
we must recognize the accepted
findings of the committee If the
; ana discussion tne unanceuor com-
Beta Theta Pi; Tim Schutz, Sig
ma Phi Epsilon; and Diek Hodge,
Delta Tau Delta compare attires.
Xi, Bob Hanz; Alpha Tau Omega,
Churck Simmons; John Eastin,
Farm House; and Bob Price, Phi
A letter has gone out from Uni
versity Theater advising the can
didates that they should report in
the Howell Theatre lobby at 7:15.
Their campaign will be an from
the time the audience enters the
theater. Balloting will take place
during the first act break.
The awards will be presented by
Steve Schultz, Masquer's publicity
chief. Tickets for the opening of
"Teahouse" may still be obtained
by phoning the University Theater
As Panel Topic
A group from the Teachers Col
lege graduate faculty Thursday
will initiate a panel discussion on
professional writing at a meeting
of the Teachers College Advance
The meeting will be held at 3:30
p.m. in Room 313 of the Union, ac
cording to Joseph Sadnavitch, ln-
Lnisnoim, proiessor ot scnooi aa
ministration ; Dr. Don Clifton, as
sistant professor of history and
principles of education, and Dr.
Wayne House, chairman of the de
partment of commercial arts.
The purpose of the organization
is t nrnvid(, the -oxidate, with
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