The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, January 08, 1958, Image 1

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Vol. 32, No. 54
Coed Follies
Tryouts for the 1958 AWS Coed
Follies, "Skits-O-Frantic," will
be held Tuesday according to Nan
cy Copeland, Coed Follies chair
Fourteen women's houses have
submitted the names of their
skits and skitmasters, as follows:
Alpha Chi Omega, "Ye II' Drag
on," skitmasters Rae Beerline and
Ruthie Gilbert; Alpha Omicron Pi,
"Mountain Madness," skitmaster
Corky Kolb; Alpha Phi, "A Veil
Tale," skitmaster Joan Riha; Chi
Omega, "Tamale and the Bandit,"
skitmaster Blanche Miskovsky.
Delta Delta Delta, "Hark, Hark
the Ark of Forty Damp Days,"
skitmaster Glenda Kline; Delta
Gamma, "Panic in the Plaza,"
skitmaster Ruth Adams; Gamma
Phi Beta, "Nautical Neurosis,"
skitmaster Nancy Belschner; Kap
pa Alpha Theta, "Trim Inn," skit
master Helen Hockabout; Kappa
Delta, "Trouble in the USSR-AWS-PJ
Factory," skitmaster
Barb Millnitz.
Kappa Kappa Gamma, "Man
hattan Mania," skitmaster Kat i
Dailey; Pi Beta Phi, "And the
Twenties Roared," skitmasters
Martie Jo Martison and Barbara
Meston; Towne Club, "Anxious
Annie," skitmaster Pat Beckman;
Zeta Tau Alpha, "Bums Away,"
skitmaster Sharon Johnson: Alpha
Xi Delta, "Jumblediy," skitmas
ter Shelia Scott.
The show will be presented on
March 10 at Pershing Municipal
Boyd Carter
To Appear On
Radio Panel
"The Student Forum," weekly
half-hour show over KNUS, spon
sored by the YM-YWCA's, will be
covering the issue, "Teacher's
College vs. The Eleven" during
the next two weeks.
Tuesday at 9 p.m., the featured
guest will be Dr. Boyd Carter,
chairman of the Department of
Romance Languages. The panel
ist will include Connie Berry,
president of Phi Sigma Iota, Ro
mance Language Honorary; Jan
Schuman, president of Pi Lamb
da Theta, Teacher's College Hon
orary; and Don Schick, senior in
the College of Agriculture.
The purpose of these programs
fit the overall purpose of the The
Student Forum: keeping students
informed on the major issues in
the campus, local, state and na
tional areas.
Studio audiences are welcome.
If anyone wishes to question any
of the panel members, he may do
so during the special audience par
ticipation period during the show.
Reinhardt To Talk
In Union Thursday
"Can we meet world destruc
tion?" will be the topic of Dr. J.
M. Reinhardt's lecture, Thursday
at 4 p.m. in the Union.
Dr. Reinhardt, head of the crim-
inal department, has chosen to ;
deal with the failure of modern ;
culture to respond effectively to j
the demands which advances in
the fields of science have made
upon it. He feels that the world
order today poses survival prob
lems that our culture traditions
are not equipped to meet.
NU Clinic Team
Plans Blair Visit
A clinic team from the Univer
sity's department of educational
psychology and measurements will
be in Blair Thursday to assist the
public schools in identifying ex
ceptional children for placement
in special classes, according to Dr.
Marshall Hiskey, clinic director.
The team will administer indi
vidual psychological tests to select
ed children and confer with their
Accompanying Dr. Hiskey will
be Joseph Sadnavitic, instructor in
educational psychology and meas
urements, and several graduate
January Events Calendar
First semester final examinations will be held January 20 through
the 28.
The remaining University events for January are as follows:
9-10 University Theatre laboratory production
9 4 p.m. Talks and Topics, Union
97 p.m. YWCA Membership meeting
10 4 & 8 p.m. Audubon Screen Tour, Love Library
11 Wrestling Match University of Minnesota, here.
137:30 p.m. Sigma Xi meeting
13 Basketball Oklahoma, here
16 7:30 p.m. Faculty Recital, Union
17 Wrestling Match Mankato State, here
17 6 p.m. Final Fling Dance, Union
18 Last day of first semester classes
18 Basketball Iowa State, here
259 p.m. Faculty Dancing Club
29-30 Pre-registration tests
31 General Registration
lnon Addition
The artist's conception of the
new Union addition shows the
driveway for the drive-In which
will be included among the new
Mitchem, Lichtenberger Vie
For Presidency Of YWCA I
Terry Mitchem and Jan Lichten
berger have been named candi
dates for the presidency of City
Campus YWCA, according to Barb
Sharp, present president.
Elections will be held today from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rosa Bouton
In addition, four other YW of
fices will be filled. The offices
and the candidates for them are:
President: Terry Mitchem and
Jan Lichtenberger.
Miss Mitchem is a junior in
Arts and Science, a member of
the Student Union Board, Student
Council, and vice-president of
Gamma Phi Beta. Her YW activi
ties include Hungarian Student
Project, YW Student Council rep
resentative and Y Council.
Miss Lichtenberger is a junior
in Teacher's College, vice-president
of Presby House, vice presi
dent of Delta Delta Delta, a mem
ber of NUCWA, Cosmopolitan Club
and Coed Counselors. She is YW
district representative and a mem
ber of the Regional Council of the
The candidate receiving the least
number of votes for president will
become vice-president, according
to Miss Sharp.
Secretary: Sally Flanagan, Son-
dra Lee and Phyllis Bonner.
Miss Flanagan is a junior in
Teachers College, a member of
Tassals and Gamma Phi Beta and
secretary of Builders. She is pres
ently the secretary of the YWCA.
Miss Lee is a junior in Teacher's
College, a member of Tassels,
Coed Counselors, Phi Lambda
Theta and Alpha Xi Delta. She is
presently a member of the Y Coun
cil. Miss Bonner is a junior in Arts
and Sciences, continuity director
of KNUS, Pan Hellenic representa
tive and a member of Alpha Omi
cron Pi. Her Y activities include
Professor Hits NU
Dual Matriculation
The supply of teachers can be
increased only by making it sim-
pier for students not in Teachers procedure has acquired a bad rep
College to prepare to teach, Boyd j utation among students because of
Carter, Professor of Romance Lan-1 pressures exerted on prospective
guages said. ; dual matriculants to leave Arts
In an article written for the :
Omaha World Herald, Carter said
I that this would not rob Teachers
Ccllege cf students; rather i' wjuM 1
encourage students in other col-
leges who under present circum-
stances do not prepare to teach,
to choose teaching as a career.
Carter pointed out that for ap
proximately 20 years it has not
been possible for students reg
istered in Colleges of Arts and
Sciences and Business Administra
tion to get a teaching certificate
without also matriculating in the
Teachers College.
He predicted that if dual matric
ulation were abolished, at least 100
students in Arts and Sciences not
now planning to teach, would be
willing to meet certification re
quirements. The language professor said that
dual matriculation was objection
able principally because the pro
cedure discourages students in Arts
and Sciences from electing teach
ing as a career.
It seems unreasonable, he said,
that the college that teaches the Go" M u k
subiect matter should have no herjee, a grad-
voice in certification.
Students have the impression
Jl JVM;i.r ULZLl..,j : .. I I i i t: 1 I .L-
facilities that will be made
available to Union patrons. Bids
were read for the addition Tues
day and now must be approved
the office of publicity chairman.
Treasurer: Sonia Slevers and
Sandra Schoup.
Miss Sievers is a junior in Busi
ness Administration, vice-president
of WAA, member of Bus Ad Exec
Board and a member of Kappa
Delta. She is the present treasurer
of the YW.
Miss Schoup is a junior in Arts
and Science, a member of Build
ers, Red Cross, CCRC and Alpha
Phi. She is also on the Y Council
District Representative: Bev El
lis and Susan Rhodes.
Miss Ellis is a junior in Busi
ness Administrate, a member of
Red Cross, Phi Chi Wieta and
Kappa Delta. Her Y activities in
elude district co-chairman and
membership chairman.
Miss Rhodes is a junior in Mu
sic, a member of the Religious
Emphasis Week committee, chap
lain of Sigma Alpha Iota, member
of Phi Lambda Theta and rush
chairman of Chi Omega. She is
also a member of the Y Cabinet.
Student Council Representative:
Marsha Bodin and Emmy Limpo.
Miss Bodin is a sophomore in
Teacher's College, a Union Assist
ant, a member of Coed Counselors,
secretary of Pan Hell, a member
of Sigma Eta Chi and a member
Cornhusker pictures may still
be taken at Edholm-Blomgren
Studios until Friday, Jan. 17,
according to Bobbie Holt, manag
ing editor. This additional time
has been made available through
the special arrangements with
the studio due to heavy last min
ute scheduling before Christmas
vacation. Students may call or
come to the Cornhusker office in
the basement of the Union to
make an appointment.
that to teach they must get their
degree in Teachers College. The
and Sciences and enroll in Teach-
ers College, Carter added.
Tne rnmor exists, Carter lm-
Plied, among Arts and Sciences
students that practice teaching su-
pervisors accord preferred treat
ment to Teachers College students.
Show 'Future Promise':
Graduate Student Reviews
Should gifted children enter col-1
lege at an early age?
This question is closely related
with the present concern over
the critical need for educated men
and women in
mat hemat
ics, and other
A U n iver
sity graduate
may have part
of the answer.
She is Mrs.
Courtesy Sunday
Journal and Star
uate student
from India Mrs
who this past summer completed
a study of honor graduates from
the University.
Her conclusions supported the
value of accelerating the able stu
dent. She was able to state as
a result cf her study:
"The student who graduates ear
ly from high school gives indica
tion of future promise and useful
ness to society if allowed to enter
college early and begin his life
pattern as an adult early.
Honor Graduates
Mrs. Mukherjee studied 445 hon
or graduates from the classes of
1939 through 41, 1944 through '46,
and 1949 through '51. She defined
honor graduates as those Univer
sity students whose grade average
at graduation placed them in the
upper three per cent of their class
Lincoln, Nebraska
by the Board of Regents. Union
officials hope construction can
start sometime in the next three
of Alpha Xi Delta. In Y, she is
a Council member,
Miss Limpo is a sbphomore in
Arts and Science, a 1 staff writer
for the Daily Nebraskan, a mem
ber of AUF, Union nd Pi Beta
Phi. :
Retiring YW officers are Barb
Sharp, president; Carol Smith,
vice-president; Sally Flanagan,
secretary; Sonia Sievers, treasur
er; Jan Lichtenberger, district rep
resentative and Terry Mitchem,
Student Council representative.
Only YWCA members are eligible
to vote.
Slated Today
Election of Ag campus YWCA
and YMCA officers will be held
until 2 p.m. today in the Ag Union,
according to Stan Hargleroad,
president of Ag YMCA.
Candidates for the YWCA posts
and their activities are:
President Roberta Switzer, a
member of Tassels, Fedde Hall
social chairman, Home Ec Club,
Ag Executive Board, BABW Board
and Ag YWCA program chairman;
and Bobbie Jo Kelly, a member
of Ag Religious Council, Ag Execu
tive Board, Alpha Xi Delta, and
Ag YWCA Service Chairman.
Treasurer Ro Jean Stich, Ag
YWCA finance chairman, Home
Economic Club, Tassels and Uni
versity 4-H; and Marcele Barel
man, Gamma Delta, University
4-H and Home Ec Club.
Student Council Representative
Alma Heuermann, Home Ec Club
Council, Tassels, BABW Board
and University 4-H Club.
Secretary Jane Savener, Tas
sels, Student Council Ag Exec
Board, AUF representative, Home
Ec Club and Ag YWCA member
ship chairman; and Juanita Boeck
enhauer, Home Ec Club, Univer
sity 4-H and Ag YW social chair
man. District Representative Bar
bara Breunsbach, Ag YWCA wor
ship chairman, Ag Religious Coun
cil, Coed Counselors, Home Ec
Club and Inter-denominational
worship chairman; and Colleen
Christianson, Tassels, Home Ec
Club, BABW, Inter-denominational
council, and Ag YWCA assistant
and who were graduated with dis-
tinction or high distinction.
What, then, are some of the
early indicators of honor gradu
ate status?
Honor graduates as a group
were significantly younger at the
time of high school graduation
than the random sample of their
classmates. The highest percent
age of subjects in both groups
were the 18-year-olds, but there
was a slightly larger percentage
of 16- and 17-year-olds among the
honor graduates.
More than 90 per cent of the
honor graduates ranked in the
highest quarter of their high school
class. 2.2. per cent ranked in the
second quarter, 6.2 in the third,
but none in the lowest quarter.
From what type of background
did these honor graduates come?
Two-thirds of the fathers had
received a high school education.
Thirty-two per cent of the mothers
and 26 per cent of the fathers had
bachelor degrees.
The occupation of the fathers
shows that most of the honor
graduates come from homes of
fairly good socio-economic back
ground. Farming was listed most
frequently. The exception is the 16-year-old
group which showed the
highest percentage in the profes
sional occupations. Seventy-five
per cent of the mothers were
housewives, while 15 per cent
were engaged in professional
or Uodoeti Addition
Geo-ge Cook Construction Com
pany of Lincoln was apparent low
bidder for the contract for general
construction on the new $1,250,000
Union addition Tuesday.
Cook's bid still must be ap
proved by the University Board
of Regents which will meet this
Saturday. The bid of $627,777 was
the lowest of six bids submitted
for general construction work by
approximately $22,000. Other firms
bidding for the contract were
Westcott-Bowen, Kingery, Wilson,
Assenmacher and Olson.
Cook previously constructed the
married student housing project,
$500,000 project on Ag Campus,
for the University according to
John Selleck, Corporation Secre
tary of the Board of Regents.
Should the Board of Regents ap
prove the bid, it is possible that
construction on the addition could
start in the next three weeks.
Bids for mechanical and elec
trical construction were also read.
Apparent low bidder for the me
chanical construction was Rien
hardt Plumbing and Heating Com
pany, also of Lincoln. The Reine
hardt bid was $46,935. Also bid
ding were Ray Martin, George H.
Wentz, Natkin, and Newberg and
Mason Electric Company of Lin
coln was apparent low bidder on
the electrical contract. The Mason
bid of $94,750 edged those of Dod
son, Commonwealth and ABC elec
trical companys.
Duane Lake, Union director,
said, "We are very happy with
the bids. Our architect estimated
we got by approximately 7 per
cent cheaper at this time."
New facilities that will be in
cluded in the addition are a ten
lane bowling alley, billiard room,
drive-in, barber shop, laundry, and
small auditorium. Expanded facil
ities will add a new kitchen, din
Music Recital
..A contemporary American music
recital will be given at the Uni
versity's Social Sciences auditor
ium Friday at 4 p.m. by members
of Mu Phi Epsilon, national pro
fessional music sorority.
There is no admission charge,
and the public is invited to attend.
The program, including instru
mental, vocal and choral selec
tions, follows:
"Sonance," by Donald Lentz,
played by Gretchen Blum, flute,
and Karen Preson, accompanist.
"Billy the Kid," by Aaron Cop
land, performed by Joy Schmidt,
and Jean Hueftle, two pianos.
"Sleep Now," by Samuel Barber,
sung by Paula Roehrkasse, so
prano with Miss Hueftle as accom
panist. Three Display Duets, by Alan
Raph, played by Bette Breland.
trombone, and Joyce Johnson,
"War is Kind," by Sergius Ka
gen, sung by Carolyn Boesiger,
soprano, with Miss Schmidt as ac
companist. "They Say that Susan has no
Heart for Learning," by Roy Har
ris, sung by the chorus, with Lois
Watson conducting.
Gifted Children In College
A greater proportion of honor
graduates come from small rather
then large communities. Approxi
mately two-thirds of the group
studied were members of hi g h
school graduating classes with
less than 100 members.
The majority enrolled for ad
vanced education and are engaged
in professional occupations. House
wives account for 29 per cent and
non-professional persons, 17 per
cent. More than 60 per cent con
tinued their education beyond the
baccalaureate degree, The largest
percentage to receive the doctor
ate degree was found to be in
the 17-year-old group, whereas the
largest percentage to receive the
master's degree was in the 19-year-old
group. However, a larg
er proportion of the 19-year-old
group, as compared with the 17
and 18-year groups, enrolled for
graduate work but did not com
plete requirements for a degree.
"This leads to the conclusion that
the younger age groups tend to
continue their education with a
more definite purpose in view than
the older groups."
Chances Of Employment
About 92 per cent of the honor
graduates had no difficulty in se
curing employment. The study
also shows that frequent job
changes are not characteristic of
younger graduates.
The average age of marriage
for the total honor group was 25.11
ing room, cafeteria, main lounge,
enlarged Crib, three music listen
ing rooms, a main ballroom, jun
ior ballroom, 11 smaller meeting
rooms and eight private dining
Funds for the addition are pro
vided by student activity fees. The
project does not include $200,000
in new furnishings which will be
purchased under a separate con
tract. Financing of the bowling alleys
also is not included in the project.
hrQQ NominQQs
id For
Dr. Glen Gray, professor of his
tory, Miss Mary Jean Mulvaney,
associate professor of physical ed
ucation, and Gene Paul Spence,
senior student in law school, have
been nominated as fall semester
Outstanding Nebraskans.
Nominations will close Tuesday
at 5 p.m.
The candidates for the award,
which is presented each semester
by the Daily Nebraskan to one
Courtesy Lincoln Star
Lincoln Journal
Miss Mulvaney
University student and one faculty
or administrative member, are the
first to be nominated.
Dr. Gray was cited in his letter
of nomination as "an outstanding
educator possessed with an amaz
ing knowledge of history. His abil
ity to transfer his vast knowledge
to students has gained him a place
of prominence in college educa
tion." "He is acknowledged as one of
the country's leading experts on
English history, especially the
Stuart and Tudor eras," the letter
went on to say.
"His devotion to his subject, to
his college and to his university
qualify him as a truly outstanding
Nebraskan," the letter stated.
Miss Mulvaney was cited as a
dynamic person who is intensely
interested in the problems of all
her pupils, past and present.
"In the activities which she
sponsors, Miss Mulvaney is con
sidered ever ready to help in
every way she can, but is never
willing to impose her authority on
the group," the letter continued.
Miss Mulvaney is sponsor of the
Womens Athletic Association andj
Mortar Board. j
Gene Spence, who was business
manager of the Cornhusker during
the 1956-57 school year, was called
"a truly devoted student of law
who never mixes pleasure with
"Spence is one of the few Amer
icans who has received three let
ters from the Innocents Society,"
years. Those who were graduated
from high school at younger ages
tend to marry earlier. There was
a marked tendency for the wives
of the male honor graduates to
be housewives rather than to be
employed outside the home.
Eighty-eight per cent of the
group had children. The average
number was 2.5.
Part-Time Jubs
Seventy-five per cent of the
honor graduates earned more than
19 per cent of their expenses while
attending college. Eighty-four per
cent of the 19-year-old group
worked at least part-time, while
only 75 per cent of the 17-year-olds
did so. "In all cases, this
shows that scholarship is not af
fected by earning part of the ex
penses in college."
Ninety-five per cent of the top
graduates received other honors
in college. The younger age groups
show a superiority over the older
groups, with the highest percent
age of Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma
Xi, and Mortar Board members
in the 17-year-old group. The
honors received after graduation
show no consistent pattern with
respect to age, but all groups ex
cept the 15-year-olds had received
honors. "If participation in acti
vities can be considered an Indi
cation of favorable social adjust
ments, the youthful honor gradu
ate cannot be considered socially
maladjusted," Mrs. Mukherjee
Wednesday, January 8, 1958
The alleys will pay for themselves
in fees. Contracts for the $120,000
alleys will be awarded in nine or
ten months, according to Lake.
The completion date for all con
struction, set by Cook, is July 1st,
1959. Parts of the addition are ex
pected to be opened as they are
completed while corresponding
parts of the old Union will close
for renovation. Under this arrange
ment, the Union will be able to
maintain serviced during construc
tion, Lake said.
the letter said, "and didn't get
tackled any of the three times."
Student candidates for the Out
standing Nebraskan award must
be bona fide seniors or graduate
students. Candidates from the fac
ulty or administration must have
had at least two year's tenure at
the University.
To Preserve
Present plans for the destruction
of Ellen Smith Hall include the
removal of much of the interior
woodwork to be transported to new
The University Alumni Associa
tion, in an attempt to preserve thd
atmosphere of one of the Univer
sity's oldest and most memorable
landmarks, will finance the remov
al of paneling and other wood
work, and storage and reinstalla
tion in a memorial book nook for
the new Union.
Considerable alumni interest has
been indicated in this project "to
preserve the fond memory of El
len Smith Hall," according to Ar
nold Magnuson, secretary of the
Alumni Association.
The book nook will occupy the 40
by 40 foot area where the present
Union Roundup Room is located.
Architects are now working on
plans for the new book nook. After
they are completed and an esti
mate is derived, the drive for funds
will begin, Magneson said.
Charles Fowler, director of the
division of buildings and grounds,
said that the University has and
will be cooperating fully in this
Alumni Assoc. project.
After the Alumni Assoc. removes
the woodwork it desires, bidding
will then be opened for demolish
ing Ellen Smith Hall, Fowler said.
Ag Movies
Movies showing the Russian and
African travels of W. V. Lam
bert, Dean of the College of Ag
riculture, will be shown at a puo
lic convocation Wednesday at 7:30
p.m. in the College Activities
The Russian film, which will be
introduced by Dean Lambert, was
made in 1955 when the Dean head
ed a delegation of Americans to
that country. It pictures farming
and other aspects of life in Rus
sia. The African movie was made
in 1949 when Dean Lambert was
helping with agriculture in t h t
British African colonies under the
International Cooperation Admini
stration (ICA).
Dr. A. B. Ward, associate pro
fessor of vocational education, is
chairman of the committee plan
ning the convocation.
Chairmen Named
For Style Show
Chairman for the Home Ec Club
style show have been announced,
according to Patsy Kaufman, pub
licity chairman.
A meeting for these chairmen
will be held 4:30 p.m. Thursday
in the Home Ec Building, Miss
Kaufman said.
General chairman for the event
will be Mary Vrba. Assistant chair
man is Joline Loseke.
Other chairmen include: Public
ity, Roberta Switzer and Faye
Oeltjen; Intermission, Cole en
Christensen and Marilyn Jensen;
Script, Joyce Evans; Models, Al
ma Heurmann and Venna Lou
Scheer; Ushers and Invitations,
Doris Eby; Decorations, Rose Ma
rie Tondl; Program, Jan Reeder;
Accessories, Nadie Calvin; Dress
ing Room, Sharon Sterner; Music
Betty Pearson. ,
The style show is scheduled to
be held Febr. 16. This year's show
is entitled "Women's World."
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