The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 03, 1958, Image 1

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Delta Sigs Join
Phis, Theta Xis
In Display Wins
Oriental themes took top
honors for Theta Xi fraternity
and Alpha Phi sorority in the
University's Homecoming
house display competition.
Delta Sigma Phi's "Corn
Huskers Den" was first place
winner of the men's small
house division.
"The Big Red Buddha,"
Theta Xi's display, showed a
Missouri tiger bowing before
a Buddha. Theta Xi was win
ner of the men's large house
division and men's grand
The Alpha Phi display, "So
Solly", featured "Confucius,"
a 20-foot high animated paper
mache Chinese weighing a ti
ger and a Cornhusker.
Women's Places
Kappa Alpha Theta won
second place in the women's
division. Delta Delta D e 1 a
was third. HonoraDie men
tions were given to Zeta Tau
Alpha and Alpha Xi Delta.
Second and third pipe hon
ors in the men's large house
division went to Sigma Wo
and Kappa Sigma, respective
ly. Phi Delta Theta and Del
ta Unsilon won honorable
Beta Sigma Psi won second
nlace in the men's small
house division. Third place
went to Acacia. Alpha Gam
ma Rho received honorable
'Best Overall Displays
Campus judges called the
displays "the best overall
disDlavs ec. held on
Judges of the house displays
were Frank Hallgren and Hel
en Snvder. associate deans ot
student affairs; D u a r d Lag-
ing, professor of art; t r a n
Clark, head of displays at Ben
Simon's: and Norma carpen
tr advertising manager at
Miller and Paine's.
Float winners in the Satur
day morning parade were Sig
ma AlDha Kpsilon, lowne
Club and the Union.
"Alums Remember," the
Sig Alph float, took first place
in the men's division. A ser
ies of cars represented the
years in which Nebraska naa
beaten Missouri in the Home
coming game.
Ags Takes Second
Alpha Gamma Sigma took
second place in the men's di
vision. Honorable mentions
went to Farm House and Phi
Gamma Delta.
The Towne Club's "Drag'n
in the Tiger" took first place
in the women's division.
Fedde Hall won second place.
"Close the Book on Mo,"
Film to Feature
Australian Life
Australian wildlife will be
the subject of the second pro
gram in the 1958-59 Audubon
Screen Tours series Friday.
In a program called "Kan
garoo Continent," Patricia
Witherspoon of Denver will
present color motion pictures
of various animals inhabiting
the continent "down under"
including: the duck-billed
platypus, spiny echidna, koa
los, kangaroos and the emu
of crossword puzzle fame.
The program will be pre
sented at 4 and 8 pm. in Love
Library Auditorium.
Tickets may be obtained
from the bureau of audio
visual instruction or the Mor
rill Hall museum.
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Theta Xi Buddha
the Union float, showed a ti
ger sitting between the cov
ers of a book with "N" on the
cover. The float took top hon
ors in the campus groups di
vision. N Club won second place in
the campus groups division.
2 NU Students Nabbed
After Display Burnings
Sigma Kappa, KKG, Alpha Xi Suffer Pranks
Two University students
were arrested after an epi
demic of fires at Homeconi'
ing displays during pre-dawn
hours Friday.
Eye witnesses said five men
were involved in starting the
Names of two men who were
turned over to campus auth
orities are being withheld
pending further arrests, ac
cording to Sgt. John Furrow
of the campus police dept.
Sometime between 4 and
5 a.m. Friday, guards posted
at several fraternities saw
blazes start at the Sigma
Kappa and Kappa Kappa
Gamma displays.
The Sigma Kappa damage
was estimated at $25, with
all work that had been done
to that time being totally de
stroyed, according to Nancy
Ron Seeley suffered burns
on his hand and arm as he
and five other Sig Alphs
Math Colloquium
Dr. H. L. Hunzeker, assis
tant professor of mathema
tics, will be the featured
speaker at a mathematics
colloquium Thursday.
The colloquium will be held
at 209 Burnett at 3 p.m.
The topic of Dr. Hunzeker's
speech is "The Torsion of
Upshafts of Variable Cross-
Largest Group of Jr. Journalists
Expected for Press Assn. Meet
The largest group of high
school journalists since
World War II are expected
at the 27th annual conven
tion of the Nebraska High
School Press Assn. Friday
and Saturday.
The sessions will be held
in the Union, at the school
of journalism and other
campus buildings.
Greater Pre-registration
''More schools pre-regis-tered
than at any other
year," was the word from
James Morrison, executive
secretary of the NHSPA
and assistant professor of
More than 130 awards will
be at stake with the Journal-Star
Printing Co. of Lin
coln giving a sweepstakes
award for the first time to
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Vol. 33, No. 28
worked to put out the blazes
at the Sigma Kappa's and
Kappa Kappa Gamma's.
Raiders' Route
The raiders apparently
started at the north end of
16th St., then worked their
way down the street, finally
being chased off after starting
a fire on the Alpha Xi Delta
Guards posted at Sigma Nu
and Phi Delta Theta chased
the raiders. Doug Keill re
ported that he and Gene Tice
saw the car the five men were
Meanwhile Alice Baumgart
ner and Lois Johnson were
standing the 4-5 a.m. guard
shift inside the Alpha Xi
Sig Tan to Hear
DuPont Employe
A University engineering
graduate, now employed by
the DuPont company will
speak Tuesday at the annual
Sigma Tau convocation.
Cecil Doubt will discuss
"Know Your Fundamentals"
at the 11 a.m. convocation in
the Stuart Theater.
Doubt, who has been spec
ializing in the process devel
opment, received a bachelors
degree in chemical engineer
ing and mathematics in 1950.
He is a member of Pi Mu
Epsilon, Sigma Tau end the
American Institute of Chem
ical Engineers.
He is a native of Lincoln.
the school earning the most
points in the contest.
Keynote speaker will be
Murray Moler, United Press
International district super
visor from Omaha. With
UPI 20 years, he was one
of the first American corre
spondents in Hiroshima aft
er the atomic bomb was
Colorado Dean To Speak
Dr. Gayle Waldrop, dean
of the College of Journal
ism at the University of
Colorado, will speak at the
awards luncheon, Saturday.
He is vice president of the
American Association of
Schools and Deoartments of
Lester Benz, executive
secretary of the Quill &
Scroll Society, national high
school journalism frater
nity, wiU speak Friday
omecominff Game Ceremony
Delta house. Miss Baumgart-
ner said she glanced out the
window just in time to see
two men in N jackets spray
ing something on the back, of
their display.
Slight Blaze
Before she had time to call
for help, the men had thrown
a match on the display. The
blaze didn't catch on well.
The raiders had little time
to try to start it again, for
several pursuers had caught
up with them. Thev evident
ly had a car parked nearby,
Miss Baumgartner said.
As they were making their
getaway, Tice took down their
license number. Hp and Keill
then chased the car all over
town, Keill said.
According to Keill, they saw
some police and stopped and
gave them the license num
ber. The police later arrested
at least two of the men near
the Binet cafe.
The city police turned the
names of the two men over
to t he campus police. No
charges will be filed i n Mu
nicipal Court, City Prosecutor
Tom Gorham said.
Frank Hallgren, associate
dean of student affairs, told
the Nebraskan Sunday he was
not at liberty to release any
information about the affair
However, Hallgren was
quoted in the Sunday Journal
Star as saying the cases
would be referred to the
Student Tribunal.
morning. He is a staff mem
ber at the State University
of Iowa.
The two-day convention
will include sectional meet
ings on the problems of high
school journalists. Contests
will be held in three classi
fications based on enroll
ment. Bronze Pins
Bronze pins contributed
by the Fremont Guide and
Tribune and the Nebraska
City News-Press will be
given to first place winners
in each class.
Trophies will be awarded
for outstanding yearbooks
and high school newspapers.
Two of the University's
professional journalistic
fraternities, Sigma Delta
Chi and Theta Sigma Phi
will judge the writing and
other contests.
The Daily Nebraskan
Miss Hockabout
For 'Self -Study 9
Physical, Academic Areas
All Will Come Under Probe
Faculty members who will
compose the committees en
gaged in the University s
self'-studv project were an
nounced by Dr. Marvel Bak
er, coordinator.
The study will examine the
University's total program
both physical and academic
to provide for future plan
ning. Areas of study will include
space utilization, adequacy of
staffs, departmental relation
ships, student enrollment,
adequacy of pay for Univer
sity staffs, and an appraisal
of goals of higher education.
The committees are:
Biological Sciences Wil
liam Allington, professor of
Spanish Ballet
Concert Feature
The Roberto Iglesias Span
ish Ballet will perform at Per
shing Memorial Auditorium
Tuesday at 8:15 p.m.
The first presentation by
the Lincoln Community Con
cert . features dancers from
Spain and South America.
Also appearing will be mezzo
soprano Maria Fabregas and
Pepe Secundo, a flamenco
Admission for the perform
ance will be by membership
only. No single admission
seats will be available.
Alpha Phi Coifucius
to Hockabout
plant Pathology, chairman;
Francis Haskins, professor of
agronomy; Robert Koch, as
sociate professor of animal
husbandry; Benjamin Mc
Cashland, associate profes
sor of physiology; and Merle
Musselman, professor of surg
ery. Humanities James Olson,
professor of history, chair
man; Keith Aldrich, assist
ant professor of the classics;
Charles Colman, professor of
romance languages; Ray
Frantz, professor of English;
Jack Snider, assistant profes
sor of music.
Physical Sciences Cecil
Vanderzee, professor of chem
istry, chairman; Miguel Bas
oco, professor of mathemat
ics; Emerald Marmo, profes
sor of engineering mechanics;
Robert Olson, professor of
agronomy; James Weber, pro
fessor of chemical engineer
ing. Social Sciences Jasper
Shannon, professor of polit
ical science, chairman; Don
Clifton, associate professor of
history and principles of
education and of educational
psychology and measure
ments ; Henry Grether Jr ,
professor of law; Stuart Hall,
professor of economics; Nor
man Thorpe, associate pro
fessor of secondary education.
The central committee will
be composed of the chairmen
of the four committees.
Monday, November 3, 1958
Neic Royalty
Helen Hockabout, junior in
Arts and Science and mem
ber of Kappa Alpha Theta,
was crowned Homecoming
Queen to climax the tradition
al halftime ceremonies.
Miss Hockabout was pre
sented during halftime of the
Nebraska-Missouri game by
Chancellor Clifford Hardin,
after Yell King Bill McQuis
tan escorted her to the mid
dle of the f ield.
She was crowned by 1 a s t
year's queen Karen Krueger.
Miss Hockabout's activities
include: scholarship c h a i r
man of Kappa Alpha Theta
and member of Builders and
She is also a member of
Tassels, as were her four jun
ior attendants Sondra Wha
Icn, Sharon Fangman, Jane
Savener and Jolaine Loseke.
Miss Hockabout began her
duties as queen by reigning
over the Homecoming Dance
Saturday n i g h t at Pershing
A"ditorium. A large crowd
danced to the music of the
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra.
Possessing an 8.111 schol
astic average, she is among
the top 3 per cent in her
class. An English major, she
is minoring in French and
To Open
Dedication of the new Luth
eran Student Chapel will be
3 p.m. Sunday.
Dr. William Larsen, presi
dent of United Lutheran
Church will speak on the
"Mission of the Church on
Dr. Paul Bierstedt, of the
division of college work of
the National Lutheran Coun
cil, will assist Pastor Alvin
Petersen with the dedication
services. The Rev. Saben
Swenson, president of the Ne
braska Conference of the
Augustana synod, will have
charge of the entire service.
The chapel, which seats
300, was completed for first
services on Oct. 12. Students
raised $3,000 of the $60,000
addition. The National Luth
eran Council and Nebraska
Lutheran Churches have pro
vided $30,000.
The addition also includes
a basement auditorium com
plete with a stage and a
kitchen. The altar has a 12
foot cross suspended above n.
Chancellor Clifford Hardin
will greet the guests attend
ing. Open house will be held
immediately following the
, dedication,