The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, May 20, 1958, Image 1

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    Stiver Fac($2i m
! the
Rough Staging
Motorcycle, Horses Used
As Kosmct Kliib Props
A man with constant bead
aches is Harry Stiver.
Stiver, director of the Kos-
met Klub production of "An
nie Get Your Gun", might
have thought he had problems
last December when he direct
ed "Teahouse of the August
Moon" for the University The
atre, but now he faces even
bigger ones.
Grubby Goat
In "Teahouse", Stiver and
his crews had to locate and
cram an Army jeep onto How
ell Theater's stage. In addi
tion, he directed a cast which
Included one "grubby" goat
Top Teacher
Joins Staff
Classes Observe
Schuxirz Methods
The 1357 Teacher of the
Year, Mrs. Mary F. Schwarz,
third grade teacher from In
dependence, Mo., will be a
momW if tfiA rWTartmont rif
Elementary Education's staff w,
and dozens of people who
spoke only Okinawan.
"When "Annie" pens at
Pershing Municipal Auditori
um Friday night a motorcycle
w ill whiz across the big stage
carrying Betty Gnuse: later
in the show Mrs. Gnuse and
Norman Riggins, the show's
co-stars, will come on stage
riding horses.
From directing Okinawans,
auver nas swiicnea to cow
boys and Indians. In one of
the show's big scenes, Chief
Sitting Bull (Roy Willey)
leads the Sioux tribe in an
Indian dance.
Costumes for the biggest
spring production in Kosmet
Klub history arrived last week
and were worn at Sunday's
dress rehearsal for the first
time. Indian headdresses,
cowboy outfits, formal eve
ning wear and Gay 90's type
garb will combine with Dave
Meisenholder's sets to make
Vol. 32, No. 114
Lincoln, Nebraska
Tuesday, May 20, 1958
Will Edit
Tabloid Has
Weekly Ad Job
Goes To Barker
Diana Maxwell, sophomore
in Arts and Sciences, has
been named to edit the sum
mer Nebraskan. Business
4 .
i 1
The sets
for the Summer Session,
Mrs. Schwarz was chosen
last spring by the U.S. Off ice i uelor
real challenges for Meisen
holder, the show's technical
of Education and McCalls
magazine for the award which
she shared with a high school
teacher from Texas.
During the University's
Summer Session, Mrs.
Schwarz will teach pupils of
9 and 10 years of age in the
summer school classes at
Bancroft school, the Teachers
College summer Laboratory
for elementary education stu
dents. Dr. A. Madison Brewer,
chairman of the elementary
education department, said
the Pershing stage a colorful manager for the weekly paper
aFCvia-ic ivn um ct:.ciiu ; W1n he Barbara Rarkpr. Arts
and Sciences freshman.
Selections of the two paying
posts on the Summer Nebras
kan were made by the School
of Journalism faculty. For
two years, publication of the
summer paper has been the
responsibility of the School.
Reporters for the paper will
come from a beginning class
in reporting under Dr. Robert
Cranford, assistant professor
of journalism, and from vol
unteers. Interested persons
may contact Miss Maxwell in
the Daily Nebraskan office.
The first issue of the Sum
mer Nebraskan will be dis
tributed to coincide with reg
istration for Summer Sessions.
In the past, the first issue
has come out a week after
The action of the play shifts
from a Cincinnati hotel to
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
tent in Minneapolis daring the
first act.
At the beginning of the sec
ond act, Annie Oakley and her
friends are aboard a cattle
boat returning from Europe.
From these humble surround
ings they move to the ball
room of the Hotel Brevoort
in New York, all in the mat
ter of a few minutes.
Stiver and Meisenholder will
no doubt be holding their
breath as the show unfolds
Elgin Workers Want Delay
Elgin Bid Okay With Students
Ninety per cent of 100 students polled
by the Daily Nebraskan Monday approved
the University's bid for the Elgin Na
tional Watch Company plant in Lincoln.
However, 39 per cent felt that another
industry should be given a chance at the
building first
The poll consisted of an explanation of
the purchase, followed by 3 questions:
(1) Do you feel this was a wise move by
the University?
Only 10 per cent answered in the nega
tive. One student commented that "It will
take a large tax source away from the
city of Lincoln." Two felt that the cost of
readaption would be too great, while two
others said that it was too far away from
the present campus.
Several pointed out that unless more
space is available, the University would
have to raise its tuition to keep enroll
ment down. The purchase of the Elgin
plant would greatly eliminate this prob
lem. The fact that the campus will be ex
panding in the direction of the Elgin plant
was given as approval by others. The
parking problem would be solved to a
great extent with the block lot included
in the purchase, it was noted.
(2) Would you be willing to attend
classes or labs in the building when it
has been readapted?
Eight-three per cent said yes, while 15
per cent said no. Two per cent denied
However, others felt that the labs would
be no inconvenience. Another stated he
would be willing because of its "novelty."
An underground mechanical sidewalk was
suggested to save time in getting to dis
tant buildings.
One student quipped that it would be too
far to walk to the Crib for a cup of coffee.
Most of the respondents stated that they
would have little choice in the matter.
(3) If another industry is interested in
purchasing the Elgin plant, do you feel
the University should delay its offer?
Fifty-seven per cent answered in the
negative, with the consensus that the
University is as important as industry
and should go through with the offer be
cause of the saving in expense.
Of the 39 per cent who acknowledged in
the affirmative several students felt that
another industry would provide employ
ment for those who will lose their jobs
with the closing of the Elgin plant. They
pointed out that the increased unemploy
ment presents a greater need than that of
the University for more room.
Outstanding iSebraskan
Reinhardt, Sevigne, Pollock Join
Nominee List For Rag Award
Tnii-ritv r o ecne on4 nrfii'it.
uals will make obsen ationsi each,ni2ht- ping the success summer school begins.
in her rooms and students win i"u' w
met with Mrs. -Schwarz tol"als ? fmunt of work
discuss materials and tech
niques of teaching.
Mrs. Schwarz is a gradu
ate of Central College in Mis-
ithat went into it.
First Semester
mie 01 central touege in mis- f j n jj
souri and has studied art atilxfllY rUlllUg
me Limci auj ui -mismjuh ana
the Chicago Art Institute.
YW Names
YWCA Council and Cabinet
members for the first semes
ter of the 1958-59 school year
have been announced, accord
ing to Terry Mitchem, presi
dent. Council members are Ei
leen Santin. Nancy Spilker,
Janet Rhoda, Kaihy Roach,
Sandy Schoup, Judy Douglas
and Gwen Scrivner.
Cabinet members include
Betty Blore, Betty James,
Ginny Hansen. Joanna Rog
ers, Judy Martin, Judy
Hughes, Joan Reeves, Polly
Carol Triplet, Margaret
Schwenlker, Carole Y e r k,
Barbara Vahle, Liz Smith,
Pat Flannigan, Gerry . Wright,
Ann Mclntyre, Diane Gease.
Pat Salisbury, Nancy Pres
ton, Pat Tesar, Lora Wurst,
Carol McOstrich, Janet Han
sen, Polly Moller, Margaret
Schroeder and Suzanne Reich- and Keith
stadt. I urer.
Ends Wednesday
Registration wfO continue
today aad Wednesdav for
first semester of 1S5S-59.
The schedule for registering
is as follows: -
Tuesday: 1 p.m. 34
hoars: 3 p.m. 18 hours.
Wednesday: S a.m. 17
hours; 9 a.m. IS hours; II
a.m. 13 hoars.
Wednesday afternoon all
students may register re
gardless of the number of
Fees may be paid Sept.
10, 11 ar 12.
were confident the two
students chosen are highly
qualified and will produce a
fine paper," said Dr. William
E. Hall, director of the School
of Journalism, who made the
Miss Maxwell, a journalism
major, is a copy editor on the
Daily Nebraskan, secretary of
BABw and a member of The-
ta Sigma Phi and Alpha Lam
bda Delta.
Miss Barker, also a journal
ism major, is a section head
for the 1953-59 Cornhusker, a
Builders assistant chairman;
an AIT assistant, and a mem
ber of Alpha Phi.
One student and two faculty
members have been added to
the list of nominees for the
Outstanding Nebraskan award
given every semester by the
Daily Nebraskan to a faculty
member and a student.
Dr. James Reinhardt, pro
fessor of criminology; Frank
Music Groups
Combine Tonite
Reinhardt states: "Dr. Rein
hardt has served the Univer
sity as a professor for over
a quarter of a century and is
known throughout the country
as a very eminent criminolo
gist. "He lectures annually at the
FBI School in Washington,
But NV Bid
May Be OKd
By Herb Probasco
Staff Writer
Elgin National Watch Com
pany workers are not giving
up hope to save their plant
for another industry, although
an offer by the University for
the building is expected to be
accepted by
the Elgin
board of di
rectors to
morrow. A commit-
lee oi igm i .
employees la
Lin c o 1 n, I n
headed by
Ted D a r b y,
has ap-
proa ched Hardii
Chancellor Clifford Hardin
about the possibility that an
industry would be interested
in the building.
However, Hardin points out
that "we couldn't" delay the
offer because it has been
approved by the Board of Re
gents and is a legal action.
'"I'm sure that the deal will
go through," he added.
He explained that the Uni
versity had made no "over
tures" to Elgin until company
officials approached the Uni
versity. Darby, when contacted by
the Daily Nebraskan Monday,
stated "we (Elgin workers)
are not against the University
and expansion of the Univer
sity, but we do not feel ex
pansion should come at the
Sevigne, track coach and Jack: d.C, in addition to lecturing
Pollock. Business Administra
tion senior were nominated in
letters submitted to the Daily
Nebraskan Monday.
Earlier Nominations
Already nominated for the
award are Ferris N o r r i s,
chairman of the electrical en
gineering department. Ray
Frantz. professor of English;
Dick Andrews senior in Arts
and Sciences and Dave Keene,
In nominating the track
coach for Outstanding Nebras
kan, the letter states: 'Dur
ing his three years at the Uni
versity, coach Sevigne has
built Nebraska's track team cost of industrial development
from a conference doormat in- of Lincoln. Public opinion
to a consistent winner and one j far industry runs mighty high
of the nation's most powerful j around here," he said. "We're
and respected cinder combi- just trying to save out skins,
nations. j because we like Lincoln and
"Sevigne has been instrn- i want to stay here," he added,
mental in bringing to Nebras- In an earlier statement.
"Dr. Reinhardt is constant-imee"nr"lsl"e8 1 "ay ?a , J? Ta.s
!V called upon to write arti-j" tbe nUv track picture j against the sale to the Lni
c'pz for nPners anrt ma- Ever7ttne klwws that Keith - versity because Elgin has not
ajjjjgj Gardner has been one of Ne-
v . braska's best public relations
iic u snou a uu m in tK h stnrv of I n ver-
at various other organizations
dealing with crime preven
of interest in his students
throughout the year
Eta Kappa iYu Elects
Lindsay President
Ned Lindsay has beet elect
ed president of Eta Kappa Nu,
electrical engineering honor
ary society for the first se
mester, 1958-59.
Other officers elected were:
Don Sorensen. vice presi
dent; Donald Whitney, corres
ponding secretary; Charles
Kress, correspondent; Paul
Smith, recording secretary;
Schrader, treas-
third year law student. ;
Tbe award will be present-1 T rief T it ii
ed Friday noon at a Daily r MjUIIWI
Nebraska luncheon and the; p
award winners will be an- V Oil t II TPS
To (lirp f'nnr4rt nouace ia Friday's Issue.
au kuk ivWficer, xh undergraduate and I? 4 irnr,e
Pfc Mu Alpha Sinfonia mu- graduate students are eligible j111 xiimtlo
e: ti t . . r,:t i t- - tihrQcL'QTic anH an Afhlptp nf Kan. Aip:ia 101a music so-tunuy .-veoraMtaii. i a c u 1 1 y r " " . . . . .7.. V . i
rorities will present a com- members must have been onitne Year will highlight thei
sitv athletics,
"Because of the recognition
he has brought the great state
of Nebraska, and because of
the service he has rendered to
the University athletics pro
gram, I think Frank Sevigne,
one of the greatest morale
boosters ever to pump new
life into a University's athlet
ic program, should be given
serious and careful consider-
. Past Editor
bined concert tonight in the) the University staff at least final Daily Nebraskan lunch-1 ?T.Z .rZ
two vears and mav not be wn Vl llie Jcar- i.:....j i
"the University of Nebraska. As
members of the board of pub-! Also on the award list will'.
Union Ballroom at 7:30 p.m.
Their annual Spring Con
cert of American Music will
feature Howard Hanson's set
ting of three poems from! turned in to the Daily Nebras- j the best news, feature and
Walt Whitman's
Taps. Wednesday. All letters must second semester
Rod Walker and Jack Sni- be signed and named of per- braskan.
der will be soloists. sons making the nominations
There win be no admission j will be kept confidential,
charge to the concert. I The letter nominating Dr.
Play 'Telescopes9 Back 100 Years
Shapiro Drama Sees Orient Open To Perry
lications. ,be the winners of the Sigma ' .-, , fv' v-vrI:
All nominations must be Delta Chi writing awards for p - . d k th '
irned in to the Daily Nebras- the best news, feature and : f .iJ,0 iL-r
"Drum j kan office, Union 20, by noon sports stories appearing in the ' f. natin nJ,s w ,nst:tllrinn, nf
Daily No-, hjghe,. learning.
"He contributed unselfishly
Guests at the Friday lunch-ja gt deal of time and ef
eon will be members of the ! f ort m campus activities. He
Board of Publication. jwas vice-president of Sigma
Winners of the Outstanding Delta Chi, Journalism fra
Xebraskan and Athlete of thejternity, and was president of
Year titles will appear in Fri- Sigma Nu fraternity.
He was a member of In
nocents Society and as vice
president of the Inter-Fraternity
Council, strove to give
the fraternity system a high
sense of honor and preserve
its high ideals and goals.
Dick Shngrue
". . . and among the is
Admiral Matthew Perry gave
the Emperor of Japan was a
"Actually, it was Mandtl
who gave me the idea for
writing a play, "Shapiro said.
The Pulitzer Prize winning
poet stated thai he had writ
day's paper.
Coiner Names
Guest Lecturer
That was in 1853 when the ten a verse play about 25
A m e ncan
c o mmodore
opened the
doors of Ja
pan to the
trade of the
world. Now,
little over
100 years
later, Prof.
Karl Shapiro
of the De
p a r tment
of English,
has incorpor
ated the isit
of the man
w ho took the
western cult-
years ago but Fve always
been interested in w r i t i n gl on Guadalcanal, makes pass-
aiwiner. re at a .Iananp& piri in trw
The other play was about camp. At the end of the play
- . e . a . I I . . . - . 1 . . t '
W rf j lanjn ana loe luosequeni oe-j demonstrating iaai uie uves
iwl Sftnctiea ef PelysesiaB civ-of people go in a different
I ibzatioB there. Telescope' j course irom tu story s.
lis abort the meeting f the Tbe plaT deals with tbe
n est ana me r-asi ana ine
Dr. Wilhelm C. Linss of Cen-
in use play is essentially a magazine said that the title "" " ' " r ' ,
ifw, it f,i-c ;imifiw ; . named guest lecturer at the
place within the action of the belies the duel between the . Cotner School of Relig-on for
main drama. j primitive gifts given Perry by
The message of the nlav U : the Japanese emperor and
complicated, Sharpiro says.
A psycho marine who is
filled with hate, having been
f J
the modern presents Perry
gave. "Perry, for example,
gave a miniature telegraph,
a model railroad and cases
of whisky to the emperor be
sides the telescope. The em
peror gave some artifacts of
the Japanese culture."
Directed by Len Schropfer,
a graduate student in (he de
partment of Speech. "Tele-
ironv of historv. For. where-!cope" ""pretty much tn hU
s turning ef the Japanese cul- as, the United States by opea- j hands," Shapiro states. "I've
ture inte mass disorder," - j,nan in th tried been to some rehearsals and
Shapiro explained. to bring the country into our i made a few suggestions, but
The play, which the editor way of life, true Japanese e experimental nature of
civilization collapses and be
comes vicious.
Shapiro claims that "Tele-
of the Prairie Schooner in
sists is not an 'anti-war
drama, is set in a detention
sj,r przum c. camp for Japanese Ameri-
ShapiTO J-,--,. Aria UnrlH War II It
lira T rk 1 h. ! b r- - . ml. r. - '
the play makes it a good ve
hicle for his creativity."
Shapiro said he has no
scope is tne first real i preseiu um io
play he has done. "I tried, pucusn tne play.
shifts to Perry's opening of use technique of the Mandel's plav is being di- inI tr-r is 1 ViO rri ' . . ' . . -
the fall semester
A native of Germany, Dr.
Linss completed his graduate
studies at Boston University
from which he received his
S.T.M. and Th. D. Following
graduation he taught at Gus
tavus Adolphus College until
called to Central Seminary at
Fremont last year.
Dr. Linss, a New Testament
scholar, will teach a course on
the Four Gospels.
Final Ag Fling
Tonight At 5
The Ag Union will sponsor
the All Ag Picnic tonight at
5 p.m. on lower Ag Campus.
The event is the final affair
on the Ag activities calendar,
according to Nola Obermier,
i l. j j it:. . i
iHv in iier iitmiiwvti w tf u. i . . . . . . - - i ' 1
in the Howell Memorial The- JaPan ana DacK 10 uie onSi t classical Japanese drama, reeled by Dr. Charles Lown, I publicity chairman.
Shapiro's play.
nal setting.
which moves from prose to
A Tele-1 "Th6 Japanese Americans poetry to music. But in the
technical director of the Uni- Activities included at the
Hjorth Wins
Law Grant
Fulbright Scholar
Gains Iew Honor
Roland Hjofth, a June 1957
graduate of the University,
has been named as recipient
of an ELhu Root-Samuel J.
Tilden Scholarship for three
years of study at the New
York University School of
During the current academ
ic year, Hjorth has been
studying international re
lations and law at the Uni
versity of Heidelberg in Ger
many as a Fulbright Scholar.
R o o t-Ti!den Scholarships
are awarded annually to two
outstanding college men from
each of the 10 federal judicial
circuits. Chester Allan Gunn,
a senior at Carleton College
in Northfield, Minn., was the
play program will begin at
8 p.m. both nights.
Mandel has previously writ
scope for the Emperor, is. u uu umuig l,x r1". c vusiiumiK mc k.
scheduled Thursday and' Fri war' 80 they Put on Pys, step."
day evenings at the theatre I painted they rediscovered, part of the play is written
and is being shown in con-.;ine ans 01 inc Japanese) m verse, as directed by the j ten "The Garden of Aesclep
nection with "Molecules." an vrtucl! they had forgotten inviajsjcai form he explained, ius" produced by the Univer
original play by Prof. Oscar, America. ' Symbolizes Duel j sity Theatre during the 1956-7
MandeL also of the English So the Perry incident wilh-j The former editor of Poetry j season.
versity Theatre, and two- j picnie are a pie eating contest j other recipient in this circuit.
and relav games
Anie H o 1 b e r t and Gil
Grady are co-chairmen of the
Tickets are 3oe apiece.
Hjorth was a member of
Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sig
ma Alpha honoraries, presi-
ident of Inter-Coop Council
! and a m?mber of the Student
made known a price for the
plant for which prospective
industry might bid.
Price Not Set
"I checked with the local
real estate people and the Ne
braska Resources Division,"
he went on. "They felt that if
a price had been put before
the public, industry would
have shown more interest,"
he said.
In reply to Darby's com
plaint, J. G. Shennan, presi
dent of the company, said:
"The committee doesn't un
derstand that the building
price for industrial real es
tate is known at all times se
that whether a price is an
nounced er not is not important."
The Ne-1
braska Re-!
sources Di
vision is an
agency de-J
inrtnsfrrv in M
the state. "We -
at Elgin are
interested in
selling it to
industry, also
Darby stated.
Cha r 1 e s
Price, chief of
said: "We've been attempting
to find a tenant for that
building, but we've had no
portfolio to work with." How
ever, he went on to add that
the Division is "continuing to
send out inquiries."
"We have consulted with
the best industrial realtors
we could find. It was their
opinion it would not be sold
quickly to industry," Shen
nen said.
Sur Pnilol C.
the Division
In case "bf rain, the event ; Council while at the Univer-
will be held in the Ag Union. sity.
Board Positions
Interviews for NUCWA
board positions win be held
Tuesday night from 7-9 in
Union 309, according to Em
mie Limpo, vice-president,
Applications may be picked
up and left in the NUCWA
mail box, located in the base
ment of the Union. An inter
view time sheet wfll also be
left in the mailbox for appli
cants to sign.
The board positions open
are for chairmen of the fol
lowing committees: U.N. pro
gramming and planning;
membership; NUCWA News;
publicity posters; spring con
ference; special service proj
ect; foreign students.
No previous experience in
: NUCWA is necessary in order
I to apply, Miss Limpo said.