The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, May 14, 1958, Image 1

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    Hitchcmk Places High
Ji RAmFestivities
Gardner, Dye -Given- Special Trophies,
House, Executive Officers Sworn In
Awards, installations and
trophies were the order of the
hour last night as Selleck
Quadrangle held its second
annual RAM Awards Ban
House and executive offi
cers were sworn into office
and awards were given to
men who have distinguished
themselves in scholarship and
Hitchcock House walked
wav with the coveted Out
standing House Trophy.
Hitchcock won over Canfield,
Boucher, Gus I, Maclean and
Averv amonp the top six
Hitchcock won the trophy
for ranking high in the num
ber of men in activities, both
Quadrangle and campus, and
for having a high scholastic
average, a good social pro
gram and ranking high in
Keith Gardner
A special trophy was pre
sented to Keith Gardner for
the honor he brought to the
University. Bob Dye, resident
advisor got a "thank you"
trophy for his service to the
men of the Quad.
Special scholastic awards
went to individuals who had
the highest grade average
for their college for the first
semester from Selleck. James
Wees received the award
from Engineering. Charles
Falls had the highest marks
fen Teachers.
Dennis Stewart took the
Arts and Sciences honors and
Marvin Luebbert was high
man in Business Administra
tion. Tom Eason received
special recognition as fresh
man having the highest first
semester average.
Four men received en
graved trophies because of
contributions they had made
to Selleck Quadrangle. They
were Lyle Hansen, Dave Har
Ball Honors
Group Choose
Sweetheart, Flame
Donna Furbaugh and Bill
Johnston were honored at the
first annual Presentation Ball
of Kappa Phi and Sigma
Theta Epsilon held in the
Union Round-Up Room Fri
day. ,
Miss Purbaugh was chosen
Sweetheart of Sigma Theta
Epsilon, national service fra
ternity for Methodist men.
Johnston was designated
Kappa Phi Flame. Kappa
Phi is the national Methodist
women's club.
Other honors went to Bur
ney Bouslough, outstanding
STE active and Terry Otto,
outstanding STE pledge.
Both organizations for
mally presented their new
Kappa Phi claimed 13 new
They are Alice Ahlschwede,
Carolyn Botts, Judy Combs,
Linda Forch, Ruth Fritz,
Jeannetle Moot, Brenda Na
ber. Maribeth Powell, Diane
Russell, Cathy Scott, Vir
ginia Sobotka, Caroline White
and Margaret Winter.
Sixteen new Sigma Theta
Epsilon members include Bill
Bammer, Gary Foss, Dick
Fox, Larry Fritr, Jim
Ted Hughes, Keith McBur
ney, Merlin Montgomery,
Archie N-'er, Richard Oeh
lerking, i,OTy Otto, Tom
Peck, Geue Rauscher, Ray
Shepard, Keith Titus and Bob
Wright. i
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ris, Walt Weaver and Clint
Officers InstaDed
In the installation of offi
cers ceremony, Bob Grimit
was sworn in by Blaine Mc
Clary, retiring president of
RAM Council.
Lee Smith, new vice-president
and treasurer replaced
Bob CorruzzL John Haber
man was sworn In by retiring
secretary Brian Baxter.
Gary Koopman took the
Commentator Hits
U.S. Lack Of Spirit
Information Floio Will Help
Ease World Tension Combs
By Marilyn Coffey
. Staff Writer
. "Life emerges as a cylindrical gigantic tootsie roll" when
Americans become satisfied
George Hamilton Combs,
American Broadcasting Company speaking at a University
convocation Tuesday as part of Journalism Week.
"America's weakness is that I
she's lost the revolutionary
quality, lost
altruism. She
fails to under
stand squalor
and misery
We are
satisfied with
Although I f i
Combs de- f
scribed him- &
self as a man jZsZ
with faith in Combs
the American people, he spoke
of the possibility that western
culture may not survive
He lashed out against con
formity, intolerance, fear.
"Throughout the country
myomantic fear makes a man
unwilling to champion
"Are we becoming a herd
of people? The present gener
ation of college students have
never known anything, by and
large, but a fat and generous
life children of a culture
which Is a complacent one,
Free Information
Speaking for a moment
about the free flow of informa
tion, the subject of his ad
dress, he pointed out the anti
American sentiment showing
itself in the attacks against
Nixon in Latin-America, the
burning of U.S. Information
Agency libraries in Beirut,
This sentiment, ha said, was
symptomatic of a deeper dis
satisfaction and distrust based
on lack of understanding be
tween countries.
Free flow of information
would create better under
standing and tolerance.
"Failure to understand is
predicated on lack of informa
The use of the press as an
instrument of American for
eign policy received a verbal
"thumbs-down' by Combs.
The "Vanguard fiascos,'
thought of as bad publicity,
were yoked by the press them
selvesas a matter of policy,
not a matter of security, he
Cornhuskers will be avail
able today, according to Larry
Schrag, 1959 business manag
er. They may be picked up in
the Union basement.
Yearbooks will also be
available May 14-16 and 19-22.
Some 150 annuals may still
be purchased, Schrag said.
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oath as social director. Bob
Otto became the activities di
rector and Jon Lindell be
came scholastic director. Tom
Monahan became intramural
Darrel Lau took the oath
as RAM representative to
student council, replacing
Tom Smith, who is a hold
over member this year.
House presidents were
sworn in by Blaine McClary
as his last official duty.
with material things, thundered
fiery radio commentators for
Schools, Draft,
Neics Blasted
Topic discussed during the
speech and audience question
period included:
Emphasis on science in edu
cation "We're eoine to breed
ourselves a race of round-head
ed monsters as brainy as an
IBM machine ... To concen
trate on this alone is to give
a lopsided education."
Selective service "An in
vasion, an often discriminat
ing invasion, of personal free
dom. We must make it as
democratic as possible.
"Future wars are not going
to be won by the ROTC boys
marching on the green."
American news "We are
the best informed about the
least important things.
"This is an era of newstand
bust culture."
Research, Training Grants
Total $1,468,140
Weaver Reports 75 Per Cent Gain
Over Last Year's Totals
Research and training
grants to the University sky
rocketed 75 this year to the
grand total of $1,468,140, ac
cording to Dr. John Weaver,
research administrator.
The $029,725 increase was
more than the entire year's
total for each of the six of
the previous eight rears.
stated Dr. Weaver in his an
nual 'eport.
Only the last two years had
more than the increase.
1955-56 grants totaled $709,-
627 and 1956-57 grants
reached $238,415.
Early in the year Dr. Weav
er predicted that the total
would climb over the $1 mil
lion mark for the first time
in the University's history.
However, I did not think
that we would surpass it by
so large a margin." he add
Grants are provided to cov
er materials, equipment, sup
plies, assistance or travel for
specific research projects.
The College of Medicine re
ceived grants totaling $710,050
which amounted to 48 of
the University's total grants.
Arts and Sciences grants
were worth $300,859 or 207e
of the totaL
Early Exam
Had Errors
la case yon clipped out
the schedule run yester
day in the Daily Nebraskan,
better toss it out and clip
ut the new one.
Exam scheduling confu
sion is especially evident
in connection with math fi
nals which were listed in
correctly in second se
mester schedule books.
Sections which were listed
incorrectly (with the right
times) include;
Monday, June 2, 2-5 p.m.
all sections of Business
Organization 21, Economics
15, French 12, French 14,
Spanish 52 and 54. The
French 11 exam w ill not be
scheduled for this time.
Tuesday, June S, 1-S p.m.
All sections of Math 11, 16,
17, 42 and 107.
Tuesday, June 2 1-4 p.m..
All sections of Math I, 14,
18, 115, 118 and 20L
Vol. 32, No
. Ill
Dave Keene, junior in Law
College, is the first nominee
for the Daily Nebraskan's
Outstanding Nebraskan
The letter nominating
Keene states, "Dave cannot
be praised highly enough for
the contributions he has made
on and off the Council floor.
This year he has spent , end
less hours studying, prepar
ing and promoting the
Student Tribunal Charter.
"If the Tribunal proves to
be successful, much of the
credit will go to Dave Keene.
He has definitely shown ma
ture thinking, sound judg
merit and able leadership in
his work on the Council."
Keene has just finished his
second year on the student
Nominations will be accept
ed at the Daily Nebraskan of
fice until Tuesday noon, May
One senior or graduate stu
dent and one faculty mem
ber will be selected for the
awards. Both men and wom
en may be nominated.
Letters must be submitted
in writing and signed by the
person making the nomina
tion. Names will be held in
To be eligible for the
award, a student or faculty
member must have made
outstanding contributions to
the University.
Faculty members must
have served at least two
years as a staff member.
Awards will be presented
at a Daily Nebraskan lunch
eon and will be announced in
the May 23 issue of the paper.
Other recipients were: Col
lege of Agriculture, 15 per
cent or $225,394; Teachers
College, two per cent or $23,
973; College of Dentistry, one
per cent or $19,500; all other
colleges, approximately one
per cent or $7,900,
$180,464 in grants are not
identified with a specific col
lege. Dr. Weaver commented,
"The growing stature of our
institution is clearly reflect
ed in the sharply rising graph
which these research figures
Sixty-six per cent of the
grants are research grants
and the other 34 per cent are
training grants.
In research, 54 per cent
are for biological sciences,
eight per cent for physical
sciences, 3 per cent for so
cial sciences and one per cent
for humanities.
Largest Donor
The federal government
was the largest donor, con
tributing 67 per cent of the I
total grants. Of this. 59 ter
cent came from the U.S. Pub
lic Health Service.
State government provided
three per cent of the grants
and the remaining 30 per cent
came from non-governmental
sources, including foundations
and industry.
Summer Address
Thursday is the last day for
submitting address changes
to the Registrar's Office to
receive second semester
grade reports.
Summer Students Won't Be Grounded
Sky Classes
i-ive programs in air age
education and two programs
concerning current problems
facing educators and parents
will highlight summer session
programs, according to Dr.
Frank Sorenson, director.
The air age education pro
grams will begin with a con
vocation June 13 in Love Li
bary Aulitorium at 11 a.m.
Dr. John Furbay, world trav
eler and lecturer, will discuss
"The Plight of the Earth
Bound American" at that
Weekly flights from Lincoln
to Omaha will begin June 1
l:t a.m. Kanrara Caart, Saath af
At a. BaUdinc.
' m. Dairy Kayak Harat Barn
f:0t a.m. Kancare Court, gaath af
Af " Bolldiar.
T:M pja. Black aad Bridla 8hwaa
abip Contest. Harat Barn.
!:M p.m. Kanrarm Conii, goata af
Af E Bnildlac.
I:M p.m. Arrir Kayal Ball, Collraa
Aetiritie Gym.
I: It p.aa. tnarterfcarm Sbow. Eadea
11:M a.m. Cararaa ta Ar. frac city
1:M p.m. Bode, Bade Granada.
l:M pjn. Badea, Badea Graund.
NU Readies
World Forums,
Classes Added
Students enrolled in the Uni
versity's 1958 Summer Ses
sions will have an opportunity
to participate in an expanded
world affairs program, Dr,
Frank Sorenson, director,
The program will consist-of
lectures, forums and discus
sions. Five special lecturers
have been scheduled for ap
pearances beginning June 23.
Five Lectures
Scheduled for the World Af
fairs Preview are:
June 23 "Modern Japan".
June 30 "Modern Ger
many". July 7 "Modern Russia".
July 8 Wrorld Trouble Spot
An additional world affairs
program will be presented Ju
ly 15 by Ralph Bedell, spe
cialist in the U.S. Office of
Education and former direc
tor-general of the South Pa
cific Commission.
The Summer Sessions, in
cluding 8, 6 and 4-week ses
sions, will begin June 9 with
More Courses
Offering courses will be the
colleges of Agriculturp, Arts
and Sciences, Engineer and
Architecture, Graduate, Phar
macy and Teachers.
The number of courses of
fered by the Colleges of Ag
riculture and Engineering and
Architecture have been great
ly increased according to Dr.
The Session will engage
some 225 faculty members, in
cluding approximately 50
guest lecturers, he said.
Besides the world affairs
program, the Summer Session
will include special clinics, the
Student Union Fine Arts Se
ries, the annual All-State Pro
grams, an air-age educational
program and various exhibits
and displays.
Old SC Members
To Sign Tribunal
AH outgoing student council
members are expected to at
tend the council meeting to
day at 4 p.m., according to
Dave Keene.
The Student Tribunal Char
ters are ready now and must
be signed by old council
members, Keene said-
Loaned Pictures
All pictures that were
loaned as a part of the Union
lending service must be re
turned by Friday to the Union
Activities Office, according
to Judy Lang of the Arts ex
hibits committee.
Highlight New Study
for all Summer Session stu
dents. "These flights are arranged
to give students experience in
6mall plane flight, as well as
an opportunity to study east
ern Nebraska from the air and
to study airport facilities," Dr.
Sorenson stated.
" A third feature of the air
age program will be a cur
riculum seminar in which air
age concepts will be empha
sized. Sixteen elementary
school supervisors and teach
ers from Eastridge school will
Visits to the Ralph Mueller
Kangaroo Court
Six Whisker King finalists were named Tuesday by
panel of judges composed of two Mortar Boards and a
Lincoln barber.
Finalists are Larry Voss, Don Herman, Tarry Howard,
Jerry Wagner, Roger Hubbard and Jack Skinner.
Mortar Board judges were Doris Eby and Georgann
Humphrey. Dale Markussen was the Lincoln Barber.
The Whisker King will be
announced at the Aggie Royal
Ball Friday night.
He will receive a Reming
ton Roll Electric shaver.
The Goddess of Agriculture,
wnose name wm aio be re
vealed at the dance, will re
ceive a Remington Princess
shaver for assisting the Whis
ker King shave off his beard.
The runner-ups will shave
their beards against time at
the dealers' for the second
Remington shaver.
Kangaroo Court will con
vene this afternoon at 5 p.m.
south of the Ag Engineering
Offenders of the laws gov
erning Aggie" Royal Week
will come before the court of
"honorable Innocents and
Mortar Boards to face charg
es brought against you by the
Farmers Fair Board". Pun
ishment will be anything from
jail imprisonment to a tank
Milking Contest
Twenty-four Ag students
will compete in the Dairy
Showmanship contest held in
conjunction with the Dairy
Royal tonight at 7:30 p.m. in
the Horse Barn. Also sched
uled is the coed cow milking
contest and the Dairy Queen
Ribbons will be awarded to
the winners of the showman
ship contest and trophies giv
en to the high individuals and
to the Grand Champion and
Reserve Champion showman.
Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.
in the Horse Barn the Block
and Bridle Livestock Show
manshiD contest will get un
derway. Sixty contestants
have signed up for the event,
according to Bob Volk, chair
man. Judging
Judges for the contests are:
Charles Beerman, cattle, Ev
erett Maahs, swine, and John
Eberspacher, sheep. All con
testants will wear jeans and
white shirts with a bow tie,
said Volk.
A trophy will be presented
to the champion by the Ne
braska Breeders and Feeders
Associaton. Ribbons will be
awarded to other winners by
the Block and Bridle Club,
sponsoring group.
Saturday morning beginning
at 8:80 a.m., the Quarter-
horse Show will be held. It
will draw entries from a five
state area, according to Al
lan McClure, chairman.
Following the car caravan
to proceed from city campus
at 12:30 the afternoon Rodeo
performance will begin at 1:30
p.m. Following the evening
performance at 7:30 p.m. the
Typical Cowboy and cowgirl,
elected by student vote, will
be presented.
Ag Rodeo Club
Will Meet Tonight
All members are urged to
attend the Rodeo Gub meet
ing Wednesday night at
7:30 p.m. in the Animal
Husbandry HalL according
to Prudy Morrow, publicity
Final plans for the rodeo
Saturday afternoon and eve
ning will be made, she said.
Planetarium and a SAC par
ty at the Lincoln Air Force
Base on July 10 are other
scheduled events.
Current problems facing
parents and educators will be
included in a speech by Lu
cille Lindberg of Queens Col
lege on June 19. Her topic is
"Teaching Moral and Spritual
Values in the Age of Advanced
"Parents and Tethers At
tack the Problems of Juvenile
Delinquency" will be the sub
ject of a July 21 seminar.
All Summer Session student
may attend these programs.
Wednesday, May 14, 1953
TT 1 1
Air Condition Bids
Open For Theatre
Hot weather wont bother
Howell Theater goers if pres
ent plans are successful.
The University is now ac
cepting bids for the construc
tion of new air conditioning
for the theater, according to
Charles Fowler, director of
buildings and grounds.
Bids Absent
No bids have been received
yet and none are expected
until immediately before the
dead line, May 20, Fowler
The construction costs,
which are estimated at $25,
000, will be paid from the
regular building program
funds, the building director
stated. Construction should
be completed by the last part
of the summer.
The air conditioning is a
"deferred part of the original
project", Fowler said.
Funds Short
Several years ago with
the remodeling plans for the
theater, ventilation was de
signed, but limited funds
prevented immediate instal
lation, he explained.
"The system will supple
ment the present ventilation
system with cooling coils
in order to get the tempera
ture at a more desirable
"A great deal of comfort
value will be added by the
air conditioning," Fowler
Officers Told
Blackman Gets
Top Position
Glen Blackman, junior in
engineering, was elected
president of the University's
joint student branch of the
American Institute of Electri
cal Engineers and the Insti
tute cf Radio Engineers, na
tional professional honorary
societies, for the first semes
ter of the 1958-59 school year.
Other new officers are Don
ald Neben, vice president; Al
bert Kruse, AIEE secretary;
Philip Bernard, IRE secretary
and Vernon Schoep, treasurer.
Dr. Curtis Elliott, professor
of ecnomics and insurance.
will speak to the Joint group
at their last meeting of the
semester tonight at 7:30 p.m.
in Ferguson 217.
An award will be presented
to the outstanding student
member if the AIEE-IRE.
Constitutional amendements
will also be discussed.
Teacher's Club
To Give Advice
On Advancement
The final meeting of the
New Teachers Doctoral Club
will feature a symposium.
"Fatherly Advice on How to
Get Ahead in the Profession.
Participating win be Dr.
Erwin Goldenstein, associate
professor of history and
principles of education. Dr.
Wesley Meierhenry, profes
sor of school administration
and Dr. Galen Saylor, pro
fessor of secondary educa
Dr. Goldenstein will speak
on "Your Job as a College
Professor." Dr, Meierhenry's
topic will be "Suggestions for
Moving Ahead Job wise and
Dr, Saylor will discuss
Establishing Yourself in a
The meeting will be held
Wednesday from 3:3D-5 p.m.
in Teachers Uillege, room