The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, December 16, 1958, Image 1
ONIVERSITY CF NFF Collegiate Roundup Page 2 TV Classes Investigated Page 4 Vol. 33, No. 50 The Daily Nebroskan Tuesday, December 16, 1958 Women's Side Of Fund Drive Gives $50,700 The women's division of the statewide drive for the p r 0' posed Kellogg Center present ed Chancellor Clifford Hardin with $50,770 yesterday. Mrs. Hazel Abel, chairman of the women's division, made the presentation. The contri bution brings the present to tal to $843,770 with 15 days Builders' Pledges Near 810,000 Returns Unofficial; Drive Ends Soon Estimated student pledges for the Kellogg Center to date total about $10,000, ac cording to Don Herman, Builders president. The estimate was based on unofficial returns from a few of the organized houses and is not definite, he stressed. Wednesday Deadline Students may contribute to the Center through Builders until Wednesday. The dead line for contributions is 5 p.m. A Builders Booth in the I'nion Lobby will be open to accept pledges today and Wednesday from 12-1 p.m. and again from 3-5 p.m. Results of the drive will be announced at the Builders Banquet Wednesday evening. Thursday morning, the pledge cards and cash will be turned over to Chancellor Clifford Hardin. 'Individual' "I feel that it (pledging) is an i ' vidual responsibility," said ..erman. "A student should contrib ute not enly as a member of the University but as a future young participant in his com munity," be said. We, as students will be sup porting the Center witn our interest in the future; we will be the ones who must be willing to accept startling new conceptions that may come out of such an institu tion; we will reap the bene fits from the Center as well, the Builder's president com mented. More a Part Td like to stimulate stu dent interest so students will become more a part of the Center," Herman said. Students must be ready to participate in such education al advances not only now through their pledges, but when it is completed by their continued interest, he added. Flexibility Key to Speed Reading "Flexible, not fast readers are the purpose of the Univer sity speed 'reading course," said Miss Oliva Carino, in structor. "If a student dou bles his 6peed and still com prehends effectively, thus six week course has been valu able to him." Each of the 46 students in the no-credit course attends two hour lectures and two 30 minute labs each week. No credit is offered for the course so that only those students with an interest in improving will enroll. Personal 'motivation and small classes are the best formula for good reading. Miss Carino said.. In lecture sessions, students discuss the mechanics of good reading and habits hindering it, she said. In labs students read ma terial placed in a machine which controls the rate of reading from 350-1,200 words per minute. Material read ranges from psychology books to the Readers pigest and Time. . j The principal behind flexi ble reading, Miss Carino ex plained, is to show a slow reader of science books bow to read general literature,; and general readers bow to' get the most out of science matter. i The course which began Pec. 1 "" """ trough Jan. IS. remaining in the drive. . Dec. 31 Deadline The University must raise $1.1 million by Dec. 31 in or der to accept the $1.5 mil lion gift from the Kellogg center will cost $2.6 million. "Construction will begin in March, if everything goes as we hope," Chancellor Har din said, in explaining the center to the approximately 35 women present. "We hope it will be a ma jor factor in getting" industry into the state," he comment ed. "The center will do a great deal for Nebraska and the Midwest as a whole." Many Friends He added that he thought the drive had demonstrated how many friends the Univer sity had. Included in the total from the women's groups was $16,500 from the fifteen cam pus sororities and Mortar Boards. The money was col lected by the sorority alum nae chapters. The American Legion Auxil iary gave a $10,000 pledge, with the Junior League team giving $5,000. The General Federation of Women's Clubs also gave $5,000. Other groups participating in the women's division in clude Junior Women's Clubs, the Lancaster County H om e Extension clubs, Gamma Al pha Chi, advertising fraterni ty, 19 PEO chapters, and In- terclub Council of Women's Clubs. Income Tax, Security Course Set A two-dav course in In come Tax and Social Security coverage will be offered in the Student Union Ballroom today and Wednesday at 9 am. The course, sponsored by the department of agricul tural and Extension division, will be divided into two parts. Income tax will be dis cussed today. Major points for discussion will be deduc tions, tax credits, expenses, dependents and deprecia tion. Wednesday various phases of Social Security, such as effect of amendments on b e n ef i t s, disability pro visions, farm coverage and termination of benefits will be discussed. Speakers will be D. M Henry and R. P. Jones of the Internal Revenue Service. Also speaking will be LeRoy Larson and A. F. Silber of the Social Security Administra tion. Agriculture Vioneer- Regent - C.V. "Cy" Thompson, Board of Regents presi dent, was named honor ee of the year Mofiday night by the Nebraska Hall of Ag ricultural Achievement. The West Point pioneer in Nebraska agricultural cir cles was honored as a "fine gentleman of good humor, great faith, immense vi- sion, deep humility and for whom integrity is not a word but a way of everyday life. Suggesting that few men have done as much for Ne braska agriculture or to ward the support of higher education. Dean W. V. Lam bert of the College of Ag riculture said, "He has pio neered in bringing new practices into use on the farms of the state; he has been a leader in the devel opment of many important agricultural organizations and lie has been a staunch advocate of farming as a way of life." This coming January be will retire as president of the Board of Regents aft er having served on the board for 24 years. Dean Lambert noted that through out "this long period of unselfish service be has been a constructive leader in helping build a well bal NU ! ; nUUt H I H Hi! hi . u 1 xWlV A CHECK WORTH $50,770 was presented to Chancellor Hardin Monday from Mrs. Hazel Abel, chairman of the women's division of the statewide drive for the proposed Kellogg Center Weekly News Reviews Begin First Program to Feature Cbina; Nebraska Papers Will he Studied The first in a series of 13 critical weekly reviews of the nation's press and other news media will be presented over Channel 12 Thursday at 9 p.m. News from China will be featured in the first program. Louis Lyons, daily news com mentator, will moderate the series. Theodore White, former chief of Time magazine's China bureau, and Professor John Fairbank of Harvard University, former director of the U.S. Infomation Serv ice in China, will appear on the program. Lincoln Paper The shows will be filmed, taped, and on the air within five days to insure maximum timeliness. American publi cations from coast to coast will be studied each day by a research staff. The Nebras ka State Journal and ihe Lincoln Sunday Journal and Star will be included in this sampling. Rodeo Club A film on quarterhorses will be shown Thursday at 7:30 by the Rodeo Club. Produced by the American Quarterhorse Association, the film will be shown in the Ani mal Husbandry Building at the College of Agriculture. Thompson anced institution." Thompson obtained a law degree from the University in 1897, but decided to switch to farming. After completing a short course at the College of Agricul ture in 1899, he proceeded to "shock" the people of Cuming County by planting alfalfa and sweet clover. Next he purchased the first riding lister, a me chanical elevator for corn, a tractor and the first farm telephone in the county. Farm Groups Established He helped establish the Cuming County Farm Insti tute to bring agricultural Extension workers to the area. Later he helped incor porate the West Point Com munity Club which inaug urated the Cuming County Fair and later proved to be an important force in bringing rural electrifi cation to the district Thompson helped found the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation, serving at president for 11 years, and the Nebraska Crop Im provement Association, serving as president In the drought years of 1332-36. He was president of the Nebraska - Highway Users Association at a time when that organization was work Needs r ! ! !- mnm- All v The first program will re view some of the press cov erage given to the Cbina situ ation and the development of that country. An attempt will be made to evaluate the amount and type ef news from China getting to Ameri ca's citizens through the me dia of radio, television, maga zines and newspapers. Penn Kimball, former New York Times and Time maga zine reporter and Colliers ed itor, will ask the men ques tions that an average news paper reader would. Press Review The series will act as a weekly review of the per formance of the American press on the most crucial news stories of the time. Program guests will include those from the field of jour nalism as well as specialized fields related to the top stor ies of the week. Nuclear bomb tests, Can adian news, economics re porting, China news and nine other subjects will be dis cused in the series. During the holidays, the programs will be seen Fri day, Dec. 26 at 9 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 2, at 7:30 p.m. The Thursday schedule will resume Jan. 8 and continue for the balance of the 13 weeks. Each program will be a half hour long. Gets Farm Award ing to get farmers out of the mud. "In bis Nebraska Farmer column, 'CY. Says,' which 1 f. : Thompson ... farmer, lawyer Regent Salary Boos "-i P.l-i r til f r.- f Huskers Topple Texas Tech Nebraska won their fourth game of the season Monday night, topping a tall but rag ged Texas Tech five, 5446. For game story see Page 3 MllBBBBBBiiMlBBBniBBlMMMW Hepperly Nabs B&B Contest Title Jayne Hepperly, a sopho more in home economics, has been named "Miss Moonbeam McSwine." She was announced as win ner Friday night during a ham auction conducted by the University Block and Bridle Club. Carol Brening was revealed as runner-up. Person who ordered hams through the club prior to 7:30 p.m. Friday were eligible to cast 10 votes for the candidate of their choice. Other finalists were Marianne Castle, Kay Stute and Judy Sieler. More than 3,000 pounds of ham have been sold to date, according to Eli Thompssen, student ham sale chairman. Proceeds from the sale will be used to finance student ac tivities in the department of animal husbandry. has appeared since 1912, he has exoounded a philosaViv for better living," said Dean Lambert. it) v 1 I . ; .-: ' fl . J' To Reach Midpoint In National Pay Scale By Minnette Taylor Requested increases in staff salaries would place the Uni versity at about the mid point salarywise in compari- Observers Say Hearing Shortest Yet No Enrollment Trend Seen Observers remarked that the budget hearings this year were the shortest they had attended in some time. The hearing lasted a' little over an. hour. . Some principle questions concerned raises in Univers ity enrollment and the sand hills experiment station. Enrollment Governor Victor Anderson asked if increased enrollment weren't responsible for some raises in the budget. Hardin said that increased enroll ment would not affect the budget being presented. Hardin also said that there was no upward or downward enrollment trend. He said that the highest enrollment had been about 8,500 in the fall of 1956. He said that last year it had droppd to about 8,150. Part of the drop, he thought, was caused by a tightening up on requirements. This year enrollment rose some again. Hardin added that he thought a raise in tuition probably accounted for an enrollment drop of about 300 between the fall of 1956 and the fall of 1957. ' "If you started this (sand hills experiment station) pro gram, wouldn t it be a re- occurring item in the bud get? Anderson asked. Uni versity officials answered that it would only be partly so: that a large part of the expense would not occur again. Tremendous Service "I realize that you do a tremendous service to agri culture, but if you go out to the average farmer and ask, 'What has the University done for you?', he doesn't know," Anderson commented. He added that he realized the state was largely dependent upon agriculture for econo my. Hardin replied that he felt farmers realized what the University did for them. Brooks,Anderson To Recommend Both Governor Victor An derson and Governor-elect Ralph Brooks will submit rec ommendations on the Univer sity budget. However, these recommen dations will not be made until the state legislature meets Jan. 6. Anderson must sub mit h i s recommendations within three days after that date. Brooks has 15 days in which to submit his. Later probably in March or April University officials will be asked to explain the budget again, this time to the legislature's budget commit tee. The budget committee may or may not follow the recom mendations of either Ander son or Brooks. It will report to the legislature, which win make the final decision, prob ably in May or June. Salary Comparisons Salary reauests for undergraduate college faculties for the 1959-1961 biennium. 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The University is asking $26,894,000, a $5,894,000 in crease for the' 1959-61 bien nium. Chancellor Hardin, who ap peared with Comptroller Jo seph Soshnik to present the budget to Governor Victor Anderson and Governor-elect Ralph Brooks, said of in creased salaries: "The sums requested for this purpose will not place ns at the top of the faculty sal ary heap In this region or even among the institutions represented in the studies . They will place us at a mid point in . . . surveys of 1958 59 salaries." Chancellor Hardin referred to studies presented by Sosh nik. One study of 23 public universities in the Midwest to Pacific Coast area showed average faculty salaries at Nebraska rank 21st from the top for professors, 23rd for assistant professors, and 19th for instructors. Land Grant Colleges . A second study concerning 46 land grant colleges and universities made by the U.S. Office of Education shows that average university sal aries are well below regional and national averages, Sosh nik said. The University presented two budgets for the first ii in i j ume inis jear: an a duo get for the maintenance of present programs at existing levels and a 'B" budget for expansion. Budget "A" requires an ex tra $4.2 million in additional state property tax funds. The expansion budget requires $1.6 million. Faculty Addition Wanted Expansion requirements in cluded addition of faculty members, teaching assistants and equipment for existing programs as well as provid ing new ones. Soshnik claimed that files additions were not related to possible increases in enroll ment. The larges -equest in Bud get "B" was one for a new sandhills experiment station. Soshnik said that the U.S. Forest Service would make available at no cost 10,009 acres of sandhills range land for research work. About $190,000 would be required to develop and operate the sta tion. Surgical Unit Requested Another large item in the budget was a request, for an additional surgical unit at the Medical Center in Omaha. It would require about $108,800. Arguments for the expan sion were the provision of a greater variety and number of general surgical cases for medical and nursing students and an ability to meet the increasing number of cases beinz referred to University Hospital by Nebraska coun ties. A second major item In the Medical Center expansion program was the employ ment of a physical therapist and a physical therapy aid. Sigma Delta Chi Sigma Delta Chi, profes sional journalism fraternity, will meet in room 306, Burnett Hall at 3 p.m. The business meeting will be brief to allow members to take part in the annual Jour nalism school Christmas par ty. IU-M lM- lM- AV4r IUaM mft 19 11. SS u.vm in. tn 11,221 11. via 10 10, mi ,W7 .T 4T t.m 44 44 7 ) 97 B7J 44 (,!) '