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Vol. 33; No. 83
The Daily Nebraskan
Wednesday, March 18, 1959
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KU Relay Queen
Young for
Yvonne Young, junior in
Teachers', has been selected
as Nebraska's representative
in the Queen of the Kansas
Relay contest.
Miss Young was selected
from a field of ten contestants
by the Innocents Society on a
basis of beauty, poise and
A queen entry will be taken
for the contest from each of
the seven schools in the Re
lay competition. One of the
girls theft will be selected as
the queen from pictures and
a biographical sketch sub
mitted to the contest.
The judges will examine the
pictures and sketches April
13. Faculty members from
KU will select the queen. A
co-queen will be elected from
The Relays will be held
April 18 and 19 at Lawrence,
Kansas. The girl selected will
have an expense paid trip to
SC to Hear
Hardin Talk
On Budget
Annual Meeting
Open to Students
Chancellor Hardin will dis
cuss the proposed NU budget
and the bills in the Legisla
ture which concern the Uni
versity in a Student Council
meeting to
The meet
ing will b e
h e 1 d at 4
p.m. in Un
ion 315. It is
open to a 1 1
"This round
table discus
sion wi1h the
Chancellor Hardin
and the Council is an unusual
event, sort of a 'state of the
nation' type thing," said
Gary Frenzel, vice president
of the Council.
"But this year the Chancel
lor's speech will also be
aimed to help the Student
Council Legislative Commit
tee in the work it has been
doing concerning the Legisla
ture," Frenzel said.
"For the last few weeks
we've been down talking to
legislators, or have been ask
ing persons from the various
districts to talk to their
legislatures, mainly concern
ing the University budget.
Salary Increase
Our particular goal is to
help get the budget passed
and to convince the legisla
tors that students are interest
ed. We're especially interest
ed in the proposed increase
in faculty salaries," Frenzel
The Council legislative com
mittee, under the leadership
of Mary McKnight, has se
- lected three students from
each of the senatorial d i s
tricts to talk to their respec
tive senators.
"Today Chancellor Hardin
will explain the budget and
the increased expenditures
and why they are needed in
order that we'll be able to
talk intelligently with our leg
islators," Frenzel said.
The first cheerleaders prac
tice session will be tomorrow
at 4:30 p.m. in the Coliseum.
The other sessions will be held
in the second week in ApriL
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KU from "April 16 to 19.
Chaplain of Alpha Omicron
Pi, Miss Young is the reign
ing Miss National Rural Elec-
trification Association. She is
also a Cornhusker Beauty
Queen finalist and a member
of YVVCA and Red Cross.
In Memoriam
Innocents' Scholarship
Dave McConahay of Hoi
drege has been awarded the
first scholarship from the
newly established Innocents'
Memorial Scholarship
The schol
arship was
awarded on
the basis of
campus ac
tivities and
s c h olarship
during his
f r e shman
A minimum
average of McConahay
6.0 was required to be eligible
for the scholarship.
McConahay is a 1957 Hol-
j drege High School graduate
and is majoring in cnemisuy.
A sophomore in the College
of Arts and Sciences, he is a
member of the University
M a r c h i n g and Symphonic
Band, Nu-Meds, Gamma
Lambda, band honorary so
ciety, the varsity golf team
and Phi Kappa Psi.
Med Study
He has received Regents
scholarships for two years and
is planning to study medicine
after receiving his Bachelor
of Science degree.
The presentation was made
Monday evening at the week
ly Innocents' Society meeting.
The Memorial Fund was
started this year by recent
University graduates in honor
of three of their classmates,
former Innocents, who were
killed in accidents. The stu
dents were Ben Eelmont and
Robert Young, who were
killed while in the service,
and Robert Cook, who died In
a traffic accident.
To other prominent alumni
who recently died are also be
ing honored by the establish-
Show Ahead
Series' Program
A TV show attempting to
find the elusive definition of
happiness, will be featured on
"Channel 12 Presents" March
27 at 8 p.m.
"In Pursuit of Happiness,"
will concern a presentation
of the ideas that attempt to
describe the emotion.
Poet-critic John Ciardi, so-ciologist-edncator
Daniel Ler
ner and botanist-author Edgar
Anderson will participate in
the program.
. Lyman Bryson, professor
emeritus of education at
Teachers College, Columbia
University, is moderator-interrogator
along with Mrs,.
Grace Stevenson, retiring
president of the Adult Educa
tion Association.
Ag Engineers Meet
The student branch of the
Society of Ag Engineers will
meet at 7 p.m. in 206 Ag En
gineering Building. The meet
ing topic is E-Week.
Exclusive. .
Six Stops:
Twenty-Four Register
For MB State Tour
Twenty-four persons have
registered to see Nebraska
via the Mortar Board's Inter
national Tour, Sally Flana
can. chairman of the tour,
"We would like to encour
age more students, and espe
cially more American stu
dents, to participate," she
16 Places Available
Of the 24, six are Ameri
can students ana iwo are
sponsors, Miss Flanagan said.
The tour can accommodate
40 people.
Names or application
blanks for those planning to
go should be turned into the
Student Union Activities Of
fice. Frequently students sign up
at the last minute, the chair
man said.
'I doubt that we will have
Gets First
ment of the fund: the society's
founder, Dr. George Condra,
former dean and director
emeritus of tne University's
Conservation and Survey Di
vision, and Guy Reed of
The establishment and pro
motion of the trust fund is a
joint effort of the active In
nocents Society and the Alum
ni Innocents Association.
Recipient of the annual
award will be chosen by the
University's General Scholar
ship Committee from candi
dates recommended by the
Innocents Advisory Commit
tee. The award will pay tui
tion and fees.
Phis Win Kingston Trio;
Chi O, Alpha Chi Place
The Kingston Trio will
move from the Hungry i into
the Alpha Phi house tonight.
The Trio is the Phi's re
ward for selling the most dol
lars worth of tickets, $465.
Chi O Second
Second place in the tickets
selling contest went to Chi
Omega who sold $423 dollars
worth of tickets.
Alpha Chi Omega placed
third with $325.
Joan Bailey, Alpha Phi tick
et chairman, said plans for
the Trio were indefinite; but
she thought the house would
have a date dinner.
'No Collaboration'
She said that the Alpha Phi
house had officially collabor
ated with no other house, con
trary to rumor.
"We sold tickets to the Phi
Delts, not with them," she
Colorado State
To Debate NU
Two Colorado State stu
dents will debate two Uni
versity students tomorrow at
7:30 p.m. in Howell Memorial
They will debate the pros
and cons of prohibiting the
development of nuclear weap
ons by international agree
ment. Gary Hill and Sara Jones
Gacdeken are the two Uni
versity students.
The debate is open to the
Entries Needed
For May 'Scrip9
Manuscripts are now being
received for the next issue of
Scrip, which will be out the
middle of May.
The manuscripts can be left
in an envelope outside Prof.
Robert Hough's office in An
drews or can be left at the
Phi Kappa Psi house with
Steve SchuHz, Schultz sail
Manuscripts must be turned
in before April 3.
Witte, Phillips
a group of 40," Miss Flana
gan said. "This is our seventh
annual tour. Each year the
number of students has gone
ud gradually, although it
stays basically the same."
Previous Participation
Last year 40 students par
ticipated, she said, and the
year prior to that one, 23
went on the tour.
The itinerary of the tour
remains basically the same
from year to year, Miss Flan
agan commented.
This year's scheduled stops
Grand Island where the
group will tour the Grand Is
land Independent and a sugar
plant. They will lunch and
present a, panel discussion at
the high school.
Kearney State Teachers
Lexington where they will
visit the power plant, an al
falfa plant and a cattle feed
ing lot.
Cozad includes a tour of a
plastic tube manufacturing
Curtis School of Agriculture,
the Junior Ak-Sar-Ben Cattle
and Stock Show.
Minden, the Pioneer V i 1
The tour is financed partly
by the Mortar Board Society
from proceeds from various
projer during the year and
partly by participants, Miss
Flanagan explained.
Organizations in the towns
visited also cooperate by pro
viding meals and programs,
she said.
The tour begins Monday,
and ends Wednesday.
MB Tour Meeting
Planned Thursday
A final orientation meeting
for those going on the Mortar
Board's International Tour
will be held Thursday at 5
p.m. in the Student Union.
The Phis racked up the dol
lars by selling in the Selleck
"a few Lincoln high schools,"
some houses on campus, and
the girls Dorm.
Marti Hansen, ticke t
chairman for Chi Omega, said
that the house sold in places
"around the city" and at
Doane College.
She said they sold tickets to
Delta Upsilon.
Alpha Chi Omega said they
sold tickets to Wesleyan, the
Boys Dorm, and student
nurses at Lincoln Hospitals.
Bill Lindgren, Delta Tau
Delta treasurer, said his
house collaborated in the tick
et selling with the Alpha
Cases Up
21 Slated
Twenty-one students will
appear before the Student
Tribunal Thursday at 3 p.m.,
according to J. Philip Colbert,
dean of the division of stu
dent affairs.
The Tribunal has scheduled
a longer meeting than usual
in order to hear the larger
number of cases, he said.
They will meet from 3-6 p.m.
Instead of from 3-5 p.m.
Fourteen of the cases are
the result of a trespassing
complaint, Dean Colbert said.
Some of the fourteen cases
also involve charges of mi
nors possessing alcoholic bev
erages, he said.
Of the remaining seven
cases, six are alcoholic bev
erage charges. One involves
a charge of theft, according
to the dean.
Teaching Applications
Due By April 1
Student teachers must have
their application for the 1959
summer session or 1959-60 fall
semester in 202 Teachers Col
lege by April L
Trio Reach Perfect Averages;
Lowest in Top 10 Is 8.706
Three University students are members of an exclusive club they all received straight
nine averages.
Wilbur Hass, Alfred Witte and Wayne Phillips got the perfect marks.
Other Top Grades
Among the other seven students in the top 10 scholars is Myrna Grunwald, a Teacheri
College January graduate, who had an average of 8.857.
Two men, Ned Lindsay, a graduate student, and James Wees, senior in Engineering,
scored 8.789.
Larry Dornhoff, freshman
in Arts and Sciences, and Car
ole Conrad Van Haaften, sen
ior in Arts and Sciences, both
had averages of 8.765. Robert
Meier, Junior in Engineering
and Architecture, had a 8.75.
Dixie Peterson, another
Teachers College January
graduate, had an 8.706 aver
age. Hass, who was awarded a
wooa row
Wilson Fel
lowship last
week, will
graduate in
June from
the College of
Arts and Sci
e n c e s. A
K ,.f
Phi B e t a Li V
K a p p a, he Hass
plans to do graduate study at
the University of Michigan
and then become a clinical
Poor Studies
Claiming that he has "very
poor study habits," Hass said,
"If you want to use me as an
ideal student, it's not a very
good idea! I study on the bed
with the radio playing."
In advice to students, Hass
said, "Students should realize
that neither the professors
lectures or the textbooks give
them an objective viewpoint.
Both are biased and shouldn't
be taken as an absolute
His overall average is 8.867.
Last semester he carried
eight hours of mathematics,
seven hours of psychology
and three of sociology. He
had a Meadow Gold scholar
ship for the past two years.
Phillips, a sophomore in
Arts and Sciences, started the
University this year with 43
credit hours earned by ex
tension and from summer
school. He had been in the
With his overall average
now at 8.4, Phillips carried
German I, Chemistry 2, Eo
nomics 11 and Zoology 1 last
semester. He is a pre-dental
Not attributing his high
grades to any secret method,
Phillips says he just studies
too much." He added that
the intensive school work has
held down his social life.
Reading Pogo is among his
favorite recreational habits.
His current ambition is to
stay above an eight average.
Witte, the third nine
scholar, was not available for
Burt Selected
To Pharm Group
Dean Joseph Burt of the
University College of Pharm
acy has been selected to serve
as one of the two pharmacy
representatives on the nom
inating committee of the
United Stales Pharmacopeial
In April Dean Burt, will at
tend a meeting of the nom
inating committee in New
York City which willpreclule
the 1960 decennial Pharma
copeial Convention.
Nearly-New Shop
Open Thursday
The Nearlv-New Shop lo
cated in Temporary G, will be
open from 7 to 8 p.m. inurs
day. The budget shop is spon
sored bv faculty women.
At 8 p.m. the group will
meet at University High. The
program will include two
films on childbirth.
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Nearly Two Per Cent
Pull Eight Averages
One hundred-eighteen full
time students received grade
averages of eight or above
last semester. This group con
sisted of less than two per
cent of the 6,500 undergradu
ate students.
They are: James Adelson. Charlea
Ahrens. Walter Akeson. Soma Anderson,
Patricia Arnold. Marcele Barelman,
Darlen Becker, Irvin Belzer, Henry
Rami .KunnAth HPIHI. IJfln XSiaZCK. rfUD-
Rnarknhauer. Carolvn Boesieer. Kar
en Goesiger. Dennis Bonge, ram oower.
Nancv Carroll. Kichard Carroll, Loren
Casement. James Christensen. Thelma
Christenson, Sherry Clendenny, Rodney
Clifton, Nancy Copeland, Craole Crate,
Ardu Deichmann. Georg Eagleton,
James Eggers.
Marilvn Evans. Delmar Fangmeier,
Herbert Feidler. William Fish, James
Foley, Fred Forss, Troy Fnchser,
James Geist, Donald Hagerman, Lucille
Happel, James Harpstreith, Jacqueline
Higbee, William Holland.
Donald lburg, Charles Johnson, Don
Kauiman, Julianne Kay, Mary Kemp,
Paulua Kersten, Charles Keyes, Sharon
Dean Kindler, Glenda Klein, Mary Koch,
Jaroslav Kohl, Ruth Kaziol, Earle Lar
son, Nancy Lewis, Loren Lutes.
Diana Maxwell, James Mctsnae,
Myrna McClary, Bette Breland McKie,
Ronald Morphey, Dennis Nelson, John
Nelson. Richard Nelson. Richard New
man. Richard Nolan, Monte NowaK, uon-
ald Olson, Shirley Parker, Betty Pearson,
Allen Peterson, Karen Peterson.
Russell Kasmussen, Modris Richters,
Frederick Rickers, Sylvia Rodehorst,
Dwaine Rogge, Paul Mathias Rooney,
Karvl Ro&enbereer. Paul Russell. Linda
Schelbitiki, Dorothy Schidler, Vernon
Schoep, Stanford Schuster, Mary Se-
berger, Beverly Shepardson.
Clayvena Shirley. Michael Smith, Paul
Smith, Sid Snyder. Don Sorensen, Vir
ginia Steele, Sharon sterner, ftersnn
Stone, Dorothy Stron, Anette Sunderman,
Zaffaroni Joins
Workshop Staff
Dr. Joe Zaffaroni, assistant
professor and science super
visor in elementary educa
tion, will be on the staff of
the McPherson College Na
tural Science Workshop June
The workshop at McPher
son, Kan., will emphasize re
cent developments in the
space and atomic age science
as related to the elementary
. Dr. Zaffaroni will cooperate
with Dr. Wesley DeCoursey,
member of the McPherson
College science faculty, in the
special summer course.
District YWCA
Conference Set
The YWCA District Confer
ence will be held April 3 and 4
at Kearney.
The conference, which is en
titled "What Is To Be Done,'
concerns the work and pur
poses of the organization on
campus and a re-evaluation of
what has been done.
Mrs. Doris Wilson from the
district office will be the main
speaker. Students who wish to
attend the conference must
register at Rosa Bouton by
Are Beatniks Meaningful?
Some Scholars Think So
(Note: The beat generation
is the subject of articles in
many college papers. The
Iowa State Daily reports the
Are the beatniks represent
ative of this generation?
Many scholars feel they are.
They see it on college cam
puses and frequently in stu
dent writing.
For these people, religion
has no meaning, the economy
has no position, society has
no station and morals have
no significance.
Life is meaningless. They
have rejected everything and
have nothing with which to
replace it. Theirs is a nega
tive philosophy completely
lacking positive force or
movement. Their aim is aim
lessness. The causes for this nega
tivism are diverse and mani
fold, but a few of them indi
cated in the "beat" writings
i 1J The world tensions with
Fred Swaim. Jean Thomssoa. Barn'
Tolly. f -mt
Michael Voorhies, Mary Vrba, Gordon
Warner, Gene Watson, Sharyn Watson,
rrank wells, ueiane wslscn, William
White, Bernard Wieman, Robert Wil
liams, Richard Wooley, Lynn Wright.
To Hear
Film, Speeches
Set by Newsman
Floyd Kalber, news direc
tor of KMTV in Omaha, will
make two appearances before
journalism students today.
At 11 a.m., Kalber will
speak to a beginning journal
ism class on television news
and the operation of a televi
sion newsroom.
Journalism Convocation
At 1:30 p.m. in Rm. B-2,
Burnett, Kalber will appear
before a journalism convoca
tion sponsored by Sigma Delta
Chi, men's professional jour
nalistic fraternity; Theta Sig
ma Phi, women's professional
journalism fraternity, and
Kappa Alpha Mu, profession
al photographic fraternity.
In the afternoon meeting,
Kalber will show the "Hidden
City," one in a series of docu
mentary films produced by
KMTV news under Kalber's
direction. Each of the "Hid
den City" programs details a
part of the life of Omaha. The
first film dealt with the Oma
ha Police Department.
Competing Series
The "Hidden City" series
will be placed in competition
this fall with other documen
taries produced by local sta
tions. '"
They will compete for the
best locally-produced docu
mentary award given annual
ly by the Radio-Television
News Directors Association.
Russian Films
Replace 'Ballet9
Two Russian films, "Boris
Godunov" and the "Mosieyev
Ballet" will be shown this
week in place of the foreign
film "The Ballet of Romeo
and Juliet" originally sched
uled. The films will be shown oa
Thursday night instead of on
Wednesday because of the
Kingston trio performance.
There will be two perform
ances of both films with the
features beginning at 8 and
9:40 p.m...
the threat of an obliviating hydrogen-bomb
2) The theories of modern
physics which created doubt
for the possibility of predic
tion or ascertainable natural
3) The theories of Darwin,
by their insistence on the
meaningless of will, created
the foundation of the philoso
phical cult of the accidental
4) The constant class strug
gle between the rich and
poor with the middle class
emerging as the ultimate in
5) The dying social cus
toms clung to reverently by
a society that cannot explain
their meaning or usefulness.
Other scholars deny that
the beatniks are representa
tive. Certainly the person that
bubbles with the beautiful
and hides, ostrich-like, from
the ugly cannot be represent
ed by a group who see booze,
dope, sex and despair, they
, contend.
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