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Vol. 33, No. 93
To Meet
Speech to Cover
Polar Trips
The 69th annual meeting of
Nebraska Academy of Sci
ences will convene on the
campus Friday and Saturday.
Featured speaker will be
Dr. Paul Siple who has spent
more time in the South Polar
regions than any other per
son. Six Expeditions
Dr. Siple has been in six
expeditions to the Antarctica
and has spent more than four
years in these regions.
He is now scientific adviser
to the office of the chief of
research and development of
the U.S. Army.
He will speak in Love Li
brary auditorium at 11 a.m.
Friday on the International
Geophysical Program in An
tartica, which he directed.
Papers Read
He will ? speak Thurs
day on ' Science at the South
Pole" in room 211 Brace lab
oratory. The talk is open to
the public.
Academy sessions Will open
at 9 a.m. with sectional meet
ings. The Lincoln section of
Junior Academy will hold
sessions Saturday beginning
at 8:30 a.m. in University
High School.
Those people from the Uni
versity who will read papers
Anthropology, 2 p.m., Fri
day, Burnett: John Champe,
Thomas Witty and Wendell
Biology and Medical S c i
ences, 2 p.m., Friday and 9
a.m., Saturday, Bessey Hall
auditorium : Eddie Hill,
Charles Young Jr., Robert
Lommasson, Thomas Thor
son, Douglas Lund, L. E.
Stone, Stewart Ensign, Joseph
Murphy, R. E. Henzlik, C.
Herschel Graber, Marvin
Bichel, Charles Homolka and
Howard Wiegers.
Earth Science, 9 a.m. and
1:30 p.m., Friday, Morrill
Hall: Jerry Docekal, M. P.
Calrson, R. R. Burchett, V. H.
Dreezen, H. M. DeGrau,
James Johnston, E. C. Reed,
J. A. Howe, L. G. Tanner,
J. A. Fagerstrom, J. F. Rol
lins, S. B. Treves and Barron
Engineering, 2 p.m., Fri
day, Richards Hall: R. E.
Gilbert, T u r g u t Sarpkaya,
Clyde Hyde, Luh Tao, M.
Kent Parson, Raymond Real
and Donald Pierce.
May Draw
Hospitality Days may draw
approximately 1,000 Nebraska
high school girls to Ag cam
pus today and tomorrow.
The purpose of the event is
to acquaint the high school
girls with Nebraska's home
economics department.
Speeches, tours, a noon
luncheon and a style show
will be the highlights of the
The speakers for the pro
gram will be Chancellor Clif
ford Hardin; Dr. A. C. Breck
enridge, dean of faculties;
Dr. W. V. Lambert, dean of
the College of Agriculture;
Dr. Florence McKinney, chair
man of the home economics
department; Margaret Can
nell, home economics admin
istrative assistant and Rose
Marie Tondl, general chair
man of Hospitality Days.
University talent will pro
vide entertainment in the aft
ernoon programs.
Engineer Group
Selects Olson
University Extension agri
cultural engineer E. A. Olson
has been elected chairman of
the Mid-Central Section of the
American Society of Agricul
tural Engineers.
The Mid-Central section in
cludes Nebraska, Iowa, Kan
sas and Missouri.
Named to the group's nom
inating committee was G. W.
Steinbrugge, professor of ag
ricultural engineering at Ag
An Ag College senior, Dean
Rowe, placed second in a tech
nical papers contest. His pap
er was titled "Methods of De
termining the Location of the
Center of Gravity of a Tractor."
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Engineers Prepare Displays
TWO CIVIL ENGINEERING students, Ronald Hazard and Richard Bischol, practice op
erating their cars in preparation for their E-Week display for the annual Open House.
This year's E-Week activities will be open April 23 and 24.
Study Abroad:
Fellowships Offered
By Foreign Nations
Two hundred fellowships
for graduate study in 15 for
eign countries will be offered
by foreign governments and
universities for the academic
year 1960-61.
The fellowships are offered
through the Institute of In
ternational" Education. Appli
cations will be available on
May 1 and will be accepted
Is Today
The final cheerleading prac
tice before the tryouts will
be held in the Colesium at
4:30 p.m. today.
Tryouts will be held Wednes
day, 7 p.m. at the Colesium.
to be eligible, candidates
must have at least a 4.5 av
erage, be a freshman, and, .if
possible, have attended at
least two practices, accord
ing to Bill McQuistan, Squad
Positions are open for two
freshmen girls and three
freshmen boys.
Candidates will be judged
by a panel consisting of the
president of Corn Cobs, the
Tassels president, a member
of Innocents, a member of
Mortar Board, the head cheer
leader, the assistant yell king;
Jake Geier, head gymnastics
coach; Bill Orwig, director
of athletics; Donald Lentz,
director of University Bands,
and a member of Student
Job Tests
To Close
The last Federal Service
Entrance Examinations for
the current school year will
be given May 9.
Applications to compete for
an entrance-level position in
the Federal Government will
be accepted until April 23.
Opportunities for adminis
trative, technical and profes
sional employment are avail
able at Government agencies
located throughout the nation.
Government agencies may
start persons with a bache
lor's degree at the higher
salary. To qualify, it is nec
essary to make a good score
on the written exam and have
an average of "B" or better
or rank in the upper 25 per
cent of your college class.
Sandoz Readies
TV Programs
Mari Sandoz, noted Nebras
ka author, will present the
third program in a series of
TV shows centering on cre
ative writing on KUON-TV to
night. Last week Miss Sandoz dis
cussed gathering material. At
7 tonight she will discuss put
ting the material into man
ageable size, shape and form.
On a Wednesday night TV
series featured at 8:30 Miss
Sandoz turns to the Old . it
a setting for stories and .,.
cific comments.
until Nov. 1, 1959.
Tuition Covered
The scholarships cover tu
ition and varying amounts of
maintenance in universities
in the following countries:
Austria, Denmark, France,
Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy,
the Netherlands, Sweden,
Switzerland, Canada, Brazil
and Mexico.
Students applying for Itali
an university awards or Aus
trian, Danish, French, Ger
man or Netherlands govern
ment awards may apply for
a Fullbright travel grant to
supplement their scholarship.
Additional Awards
Two additional awards, of
fered by an American founda
tion, are Tor any country in
the Far East, South .or South
east Asia and Africa.
United States citizenship, a
Bachelor's degree or its equiv
alent before departure, . lan
guage ability sufficient to
carry on the proposed study,
and good health are -general
eligibility requirements.
Also necessary are a good
academic record and demon
strated capacity for independ
ent study.
Married students are eligi
ble for most of the awards.
Information and application
forms may be obtained from
the Information and Counsel
ing Division, Institute of In
ternational Education, 1 East
67 Street, New York 21, N.Y.
'A New Ttvitht
To Old Thchemtf
A novel method to get a
new typewriter was sug
gested by the Colorado State
University Collegian.
"Dear Dad,
The "s" (written with
pen) doetfcn't work on my
typewriter, tho I'll thubthi
tute "th" for it inthead.
Thudieth are really com
ing along, and I'm thudying
at leath thix hourth a day.
. . . Thay, I'm thorry to
hear that you buthted your
new jlpe, and I hope thith
will thimulate you into buy
ing one of thothe new "Thu-per-Dooper"
oneth with the
new filter. . . . Take care of
yourthelf .and mother altho.
I'll thee you in thix weekth
or tho.
Your thudiouth thon,
OU Red Cross
Visits Uni Unit
The Red Cross College Unit
from Omaha University at
tended the University's Red
Cross Board meeting last
Guests included Mrs. Otto
Denker, director of Junior
Red Cross for Douglas Coun
ty, and her assistant, Mrs.
Richard Hegarty. College
Unit members were Reed
Mencke, president; Gerry
Rice, vice president; Serena
Dwoski, secretary-treasurer,
and committee c h a i rmen
Katy Kiser and Ann Lund
quist. The Omaha Unit also visit
ed several institutions with
the University group.
Sigma Delta Chi
Sigma Delta Chi, profession
al journalistic fraternity, will
, meet tonight in Burnett 306,
Tuesday, April 14, 1959
Non Greeks
Set Council
A panel of independent stu
dents will interview candi
dates for Student Council
Chairman of the panel, Dor
othy Glade, said the inter
viewing board represents ma
jor unaffiliated campus or
ganizations and will back
council candidates either
Greek or Independent.
"We will back one person
from each college," Miss
Glade, Independent Women's
Association, said.
"We plan to support either
Greeks or independents be
cause we want the best pos
sible people on Council," she
Interviews will be held
Thursday in Rm. 211, Umon
from 7-9 p.m. Persons may
sign up outside Rm. 309 for
interview times, Miss Glade
Tie interviewing panel will
consist of two representatives
from RAM, two from IWA, one
from Delta Sigma Pi and one
from the Co-op Council.
Anyone not able to appear
at the interviews who would
be interested in unaffiliated
student backing may contact
Miss Glade at 7-4312.
Soloists Selected
For Orchestra
Five soloists will be fea
tured with the University
Symphony Orchestra at a con
cert April 19 at 4 p.m. in the
Union Ballroom.
The five senior soloists
selected by their classmates
from the School of Music are:
Terry Boyes, saxophone;
Glenda Klein, piano; Myrna
Walker, soprano; Bettie Mc
Kie, trombone; and Rod
Walker, baritone.
The concert is sponsored by
the department of music and
hte Union music committee.
Emmanuel Wishnow will con
duct the orchestra.
Sorenson To Participate
In Air Education Forum
Seven Nebraskans
will be
in the
major parucipp.nis
First World Forum of Aero
space Education.
Dr. Frank sorenson, cnair-
man of tne university s ue-
partment of educational serv
ices, will be chairman oi me
committee planning the entire
Forum, which will be held
Tuesday through Saturday in
Las Vegas.
The Forum is in association
with the World Congress of
Chairman of the Deans oi
Teachers College Forum will
be Dr. Walter Beggs, dean of
the University's Teachers col
lege. This Forum will discuss
"The Aerospace uaucauon
Movement: Implications for
Deans of Teachers Colleges.'
Gov. Ralph Brooks will de
liver a major address Thurs
day on "Education's Air Com
mand." Dr. Donald Kline, execu
tive secretary of the Nebras
ka State Education Associa
tion, is in charge of informa
tional services for the Forum.
He is also a consultant to the
planning committee.
Other Nebraskans partici
pating in the Forum include
Freeman Decker, state com-j
missioner of education; Dr. :
Steven Watkins, Lincoln su-j
.perintendent of schools, and I
Advisory Board
Selections Made
New Council Includes Representatives
From Ten Campus Groups
Ten students have been
named members of the first
Union Advisory Board.
The new members, repre
senting ten campus groups,
are: Terry Moshier, Bob
Grimit, Nola Obermire, Di
ana Maxwell, George Uhlig,
La Verne Nickolson, Sam
Jensen, Kandiah Satkunam,
Rules Explained
For Spring Day
Spring Day plans and com
petition rules were revealed
Monday afternoon at a meet
ing of representatives from
all participating houses.
The house chairmen learned
that present Spring Day plans
include a parade, the tradi
tional competition games, a
Union sponsored barbecue)
and the Union's 21st birthday
party dance, all to be held on
May 1.
Barbecue plans include
closing off R St. and having
the barbecue pits directly in
front of the Union. Tickets
will cost $1 for the complete
The Union needs a guar
antee of 1,000 tickets sold be-
For Games
House chairmen have been
announced by the Spring Day
Central Committee.
These chairmen are respon
sible for their houses' partici
pation in Spring Day. They
met for the first time Monday
to discuss particiaption rules
and plans for the day's activ
ities. Houses not represented at
the meeting were Gamma Phi
Beta, Alpha Tau Omega, Sig
ma Phi Epsilon and Phi Delta
Houses not represented at
this meeting are ineligible to
participate in the competition,
according to the Spring Day
Women's Houses and their
chairmen are : .
Ilpha Chi Omega. Jane Luehsinser;
Alpha Omieron Pi, Dee Donnell; Alpha
Phi, Diane Erickson; Alpha Xi Delta,
Jan Anderson; Chi Omega, Sue Schmed
er; Delta Delta Delta, Sherry Schuett;
Delta Gamma, Gail Parker.
Kappa Alpha Theta, Gale 6chlaht;
Kipa Delta, Roberta Rock; Kappa
Kappa Gamma, Connie Cole: Pi Beta
Phi, Anne Witthoff: SiRma Delta Tau,
Muriel Lelchook; SiRma Kappa. Barb
Snavely: Zeta Tau Alpha, Joan Graf.
Terrace Hall. Barbara Goodwin: Love
Memorial Hall. Dotti Shallenberser;
ivhho Hall. .lanet Peterson; Piper Hall,
Darlene Standley; Raymond Hall, Betty
Stading; and Love Hail, Mary Ann
Kirstein. , .
Mens Houses ana cnairmen
Acacia, Dean Cunningham: Alpha
Gamma Rho. Maurice Vitosh: Alpha
Gamma Sisam. Charles Williams; Heta
Sigma Psi. Kenny Myers; Beta Theta
Fi. enarne uisen; uciui oik"
Ken Flickinger.
Delta Sigma PI, Paul Kaufman; Delta
Tau Delta, Mike Loeue; Delta Upsilon,
Doug Youngdahi; Farm House. Ed Gates;
Kappa Sigma, Dave Anstme; Phi
Gamma Delta, John Gutschlag; Pi Kappa
Phi, Carl Friedrich.
Phi Kappa Psi, Neil Ferguson; Sigma
Alpha Epsilon. Jim Brown: SiRma Al
pha MU, jerry nosen; aigoid v-ii,, ."-
ris Christensen; Sigma Nu, Charles Sea-
fen- . . . ... V;
Theta cnt, cnaries jonnson, A,
Fred Howlet; Zeta Beta Tau. Arnie Ban;
Cornh'isker Co-op, Gary Northouse; Bou
cher House. Robert Lord.
Bessey, Larrv Dornhoff; Benton, Fred
Rlckers; Pioneer, Bob Johnson; Mac
Lean. Jim Linderholm: and Gooding
House. Stanley Longmore.
State Sen. Harold Stryker,
Rising City school board mem
bre. As well as providing edu
cators from the U.S. and
abroad with an opportunity
to familiarize themselves with
various phases of aviation,
the Forum will discuss the
aspects of aviation education
in all levels of schools.
The Space Education Foun
dation and the Air Force As
sociation sponsors the World
Congress of Flight.
Roy Neil and Sharon Fang
man. Independent Men
Moshier, representing in
dependent men, is a gradu
ate student in chemistry.
Grimit is a junior in Arts
and Sciences, president of the
Residence Halls for men and
a member of Pi Sigma Al-
fore the barbecue equipment
can be rented, according to
Marty Kohlligian, Union food
service director.
Bob Kaff, Spring Day pa
rade chairman, described the
parade which will originate
More Spring Day
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at the tower, head up Vine,
down 16th, down R and across
campus to tne scene or tne
games on the practice field
south of the stadium.
Slogans Asked
Kaff asked houses to build
flags or banners with slogans
and letters for the parade. Ag
groups will start the parade,
according to Kaff, and each
campus house will join the
parade as it passes their
Bob Paine, Spring Day com
petition chairman, explained
rules for the events. Paine
emphasized the importance
of having rosters of partici
pants into the Spring Day
committee by noon, April 24.
There will be a ballot box
provided outside the Student
Council office, Union 305, for
this, he said.
Men's and women's events
include a tug-of-war, egg
catching, and a couples' three
legged race.
3-Leg Race
Each men's house will sub
mit one entry and each wom
en's house two entry's for the
three-legged race. The com
petitors will be paired by the
Spring D.ay committee and
the pairings announced prior
to Spring Day.
Women's events include a
shot-put throw, a sack race
and a balancing race. In the
latter race a cup of liquid
will be placed on the head of
each contestant. The one with
the most liquid left at the
end of the race will be the
The Spring Day committee
did not announce the liquid
to be used in this race.
Men can try their skill at
push ball, catching greased
pigs or pushups.
Greased Pig
This year, catching the pig
will not be enough. The con
testant must afterwards put
him in a gunny sack and
then cross the finish line.
Included in this year's com
petition is a mystery event
in which everyone is eligible
to participate. Paine stated
only that it would be men
and women partners and that
the woman should be strong.
A trophy will be awarded
the house which has the
greatest number of partici
pants. The trophies will be
presented at the Union dance
following Spring Day. Other
awards will be given to event
Individual awards this year
will be 8x10 inch printed cer
tificates stating the contest
ant's name, house, event and
place won.
Jackie Collins explained the
Union Birthday Party dance.
R St. will be entirely roped
off and there will be a good
band tor dancing, she said,
costume :or tne dance is
western or just casual. Sweat
shirts and levis would be ap
propriate, she said.
Tassels Needed
Independent women who
wish to become Tassel's
should sign up in the Union
booth Wednesday through
The Tassel Tea will be held
Sunday at 3 p.m. Interested
independent women are in
vited. . !
Requirements are school
spirit and a minimum 5.5
pha. He Is representing th
Residence Halls for Men.
Miss Obermire. a lunior In
Ag College, is the represent
ative of independent women.
ane is an Ag Union chair
man, a member of Newman
Club, the Centennial Commit
tee and Love Memorial Hall,
Women Residence Halls
Miss Maxwell is the repre
sentative from the Residenca
Halls for Women. She is a
junior in Arts and Sciences,
managing editor of the Daily
Nebraskan and vice presi
dent of Theta Sigma PhL
Uhlig, representing com
muter students, is a grad
student in education.
Nickolson is a erad student
in finance. He represents the
married students.
Jensen, a former Daily
Nebraskan editor and former
member of Innocents, repre
sents grad students. He is a
grad student in Law.
International Students
Kandish Satkunam from
Malaya is the member rep
resenting the international
students. He is a sophomore
in Arts and Sciences and a
columnist for the Daily Ne
braskan. Neil, representing Greek
men, is a sophomore in
Teachers and a member of
Delta Tau Delta.
Miss Fangman represents
Greek women. She is a junior
in Teachers and a Union
chairman, member of Tas
sels, Newman Club and Kap
pa Delta.
Old Advises New
The Advisory Board will
meet with the present Union
Activities Committee and
will advise the committee on
matters concerning budget
and programming.
A new constitution provid
ing for the advisory cabinet
was drawn up last semester.
Terry Mitchem, former Un
ion board member and chair
man of the committee which
drew up the plans for the cab
inet, explained the Union
Board felt all students should
have something to say about
what kind of projects the
Union sponsors.
Portion of Tuition
The Union receives a small
amount of money from each
student's tuition with which
they sponsor programs and
various events.
Cabinet members are inter
viewed and selected by the
city campus Union Activities
The constitution stipulates
that members of both the Ac
tivities Committee and the
Advisory Board shall have
equal voting privileges on
matters pertaining to Union
programming and program
The two groups will jointly
plan and adopt the annual
City Campus Union activities
program. A members of the
Advisory Cabinet may at any
time submit program sugges
tions. Cabinet members will
serve one-year terms and
may not apply for a second
Awards Set
By Union
New Chairmen
To Be Revealed
Committee chairmen and
board members will be re
vealed at the Annual Union
Awards Dessert Thursday.
The theme of the banquet
this year is "Rope 'em, Spur
'em, Brand 'em, U." In addi
tion to announcing the chair
men and assistant chairmen
of Union committees, out
standing workers will be
The members of the new
Union Advisory Board will
also be announced.
Students are to wear west
ern clothes such as levis,
cowboy hats and boots, ac
cording to Eileen Hansen,
chairman of the event.
The banquet will be held in
Parlors A, B, and C at 7
Earth Honorary
Initiates Ten
Sigma Gamma Epsilon, na
tional earth science honorary,
initiated 10 new active and
two new associate members.
Russell Church, Michael
Derieg, Bob Eisele, Wayne
Gunderson, J. P. Hereford,
George Jaway, M. Aslam
Khan, Larry Luebke, Ed
Schuett and Merlon Weed are
the new active members.
The new associate mem
bers are Harold Biggerstaff
and S. B. Treves of the Geol
ogy Department