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The Daily Nebraskan
Tuesday, April 14, 1959
Robert Beadell Chosen for Trip
To Observe New York Opera
Robert Beadell. assistant
professor cf cm position at
the University, has been se
lected to spend 10 days with
the New York City Opera
He will be one of a few
young American composers
with a particular talent for
lyric theater who will visit
the opera's rehearsals and
performances April 16-26.
Observe Opera
Composers, librettists and
conductors have been invited
to observe all steps involved
in presenting an opera. The
company is trying to encour
age the development of Amer
ican opera.
Beadell, who wrote the or
iginal music for the Lincoln
Centennial pageant, "Tower
on the Plains," will have his
expenses paid by the Ford
Winners were selected by a
committee after making ap-
Centennial Culture Day
Uni Actors Are Planning
'Shrew' Street Presentation
"Taming of the Shrew"
will be the University's con
tribution to the Lincoln Cen
tennial's Culture Day May 5.
The play will be presented
at 8:30 p.m. on a large out
door arena stage located at
12th and 0 Sts. The stage
will be approximately 30 feet
wide, taking up most of the in
tersection. The audience will be seat
ed on the 12th St. sides of
the stage. Four large spruce
Miss Fisher
To Address
Nehr. Guild
Featured speaker at the Ne
braska Writers' Guild spring
meeting is Miss Shirley Fish
er of New York City.
The guild is being held at
the Cornhusker Hotel April 25.
Any Nebraska writers or
would-be writers may attend.
Miss Fisher, whose clients
include Mar: Sr.- "vz, John
Hersey, John Stemoeck and
Patrick Dennis of "Auntie
Mame," fame, is an authors'
agent associated with Mcin
tosh and Otis, Inc.
She will speak on "The Writ
er and the Literary Market
Others on the program are
Mrs. Nellie Snyder Yost and
Dean Ballenger. Mrs. Yost
will talk about the writing of
her latest book, "The West
That was," while Ballenger
will describe his experiences
in writing for men's maga
zines. Reservations for the lunch
eon may be made through
Mrs. H. P. Doole, 2300 Calu
met Ct. A small registration
fee will be charged non-members,
according to Mrs. Mild
red Bennett, guild president.
trees will decorate either the
corners of the stage or be
just next to it. The entire
area will be landscaped.
Admission to the Shakes
peare classic is free. Jerry
Carlson is directing the play
and Ann Prentice is the pro
duction manager.
The leads, Katharina and
Petruschio, will be played by
Bonna Tebo Hays and Bill
Otter cast members are
Bianca, Sally Wengert; Lu
chentio, Steve Schultz; Gre
mio, Zeff Bernstein; Horten
cio, Howard Martin; Bapt
tista, John Gerber; Curtis,
James MacDonald; Franio,
Roy Willey; Biondello,
Francis Hamer; Grumio,
John Erickson; Pedant, Lee
Goodhart, and a widow, Mad
elyn Miroff.
High school students will
play servants and other
small parts, according to
plication to the company.
Writing Opera
He is now writing an opera
based on a true incident in
frontier history that took
place in the Sweetwater area
of Wyoming. The principal
character will be a woman
named "Cattle Kate."
"I don't think there are too
many operas based on this
type of person," Beadell said.
"I haven't quite decided on
a title for it yet."
The libretto for the opera
is being written by Bruce
Nicoll, assistant director of
Public Relations. The writing
of the opera is being sup
ported by a University Re
search Council grant.
Beadell joined the Univers
ity staff in 1954. His major
work since then is "Elegy for
a Dead Soldier," a choral
and orchestra composition
based on Karl Shapiro's
In 1950, Beadell was a Thor
Johnson Award winner for
original composition. He has
composed music for the Uni
versity band, chorus, singers
and Sinfonia and has several
pieces published.
Singers to Give
Concert Tonight
The University Singers will
present Brahms' "Requiem"
tonight at 8:15 p.m. at First
Pi y m o u t h Congregational
Church, 20th and D St.
Rodney Walker, junior' in
Teachers, and Sharon John
son, senior in Teachers, will
be the principal soloists.
Directing the 98-voice group
will be Earl Jenkins.
Admission to the concert is
NU Station Doing
Cattle Research
Some 1,200 cattle at the Fort
Robinson Beef Cattle Re
search Station are being used
in research work to improve
the grade of, cattle.
Eighteen men under the
supervision of Superintendent
James E. Ingalls are studying
nutrition, management and
breeding factors to improve
the quality of beef. v
The research station was
founded 10 years ago and is
co-sponsored by the U. S. De
partment of Agriculture and
the University.
Park Space
Minimum off street parking
requirements fer fraternity,
sorority and rooming houses
were proposed by the City
County Planning Commission
last month.
The proposed minimums
would affect only future
building or expansion of
present houses which would
be in non-conformance with
the ordinances, according to
Planning Engineer Douglas
The minimum requirement
for fraternities would be one
parking space for each 300
square feet of the building's
floor area. A minimum of
one parking space for every
700 square feet of floor space
would be required for sorori
ties and rooming houses.
A public hearing is sched
uled for May 27 on the pro
posed zoning regulations fol
lowing discussion of a mini
mum parking study request
ed by the City Council. There
is presently no minimum requirement.
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Eta Kappa Nu
Selects Fourteen
Eta Kappa Nu. electrical en
gineering honorary, has selec
ted 14 students for member
ship. Those selected are: John
Wesner, graduate student;
seniors, Cecil Hayes, Jerry
Miller, Roger Tigner and De
laine Tipton.
The juniors chosen are:
Maris Bergmanis, Richard
Carroll, Robert Witte, William
Enck, Fred Howlett, Clarence
Hammann, Ronald McKnight.
Lynn Peterson and Edmund
They were elected on the
basis of scholastic achieve
ment and interest in the elec
trical engineering field.
New Rides
For Games
Several Spring Day games
rules, different from those in
past years, and several
amendments to this year's
rules were announced follow
ing the Spring Day house
chairmen meeting Monday.
New rules affected the tug-of-war,
push ball, the three
legged race, pig catching and
the pushup contest.
Tennis Shoes
In the push ball contest and
tug-of-war, the Spring Day
committee is requiring all
contestants to wear tennis
shoes. This is being done in
order to give everyone near
ly equal traction, according
to Bob Paine, competition
In the-three-legged race,
instead of haphazard arrange
ments, the Spring Day com
mittee will pair off the ent
rants prior to the contest. The
committee expressed hope
that some "new friends"
might be made in this way.
Women's events include an
entirely new contest, the shot
put. Regulation form as dem
onstrated by an N club mem
ber will be used by all par
In the push ball contest.
team members must stav on
their own side of the ball or
they will be disqualified. In
the pig catching, the pig must
be put in a sack after it is
caught in order to win the
House representatives voted
to eliminate one push ball
rule which had been pronosed
by the Spring Day commit
tee. This rule stated that the
hail could not be intentionally
lifted off the ground.
'Golden Comedy'
Showing Planned
The Nebraska Film Societv
will present "The Golden Age
ot comedy, a potpourne of
sequences re-edited from the
Laurel and Hardy, Will Rog
ers, Ben Turpin, Harry Lang
don and Carole Lombard com
edies of the 1920's at the Ne
braska Theatre at 8 p.m.
by lorry Hurb
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"Here's another feature of this house I'm sure
you'll like!"
AUF Gives One-Third
To Dystrophy, Children
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rrln( contribution! ouitaxk by the All fnlvmHy Vami. The articles
apian nuh of In. rharltlrs that A IK will hiU to Into ear, "
varluaa purposes the etmrlty aervra.
By Emmie Limpo
The Muscular Dystrophy Associations of America and
the Lancaster County Committee for Crippled Children re
ceived 35 per cent of the money collected by AUF.
. Twenty per cent went to Muscular Dystrophy and 15
per cent to the Committee for Crippled Children.
Some of the functions of the Muscular Dystrophy As
sociation are conducting and sponsoring research, estab
lishing clinics and distributing information about the
disease. An estimated 200,000 children and young adults
suffer from Muscular Dystrophy.
The Association gives grants-in-aid to research and
provides new knowledge about the disease for professional
groups. There are "316 active MDAA chapters with repre
sentation in every state except South Dakota.
The chapters assist in purchase and repair of wheel
chairs, braces, lifts and other orthopedic devices; arrange
for transportation of patients to clinic's, schools and recre
ation centers. They also have developed social and recrea
tional programs.
Eighty one scientific projects are sponsored by MDAA.
These studies are in the field of muscle structure and func
tion, including special work on muscular dystrophy.
The Institute for Muscle Disease in New York built by
the MDAA is a center of research and a repository of in
formation on all aspects of muscle study.
The Lancaster County Committee for Crippled Children
is an affiliate of the National Society for Crippled Children
and Adults, Inc.
The services offered to handicapped children in the
community include: appliances and rehabilitory programs
for individual children; transportation for handicapped
children to and from their special education classes in
Park School, clinical services for speech and hearing handi
capped children at the University, craft instruction for
handicapped children in Larc School; and a summer day
camp for handicapped children at the Boy Scout Camp.
The Society buys wheel chairs, braces, hearing aids
and orthopedic equipment for crippled children. The na
tional organization has helped train more than 2,010 doc
tors, therapists, teachers, and social workers through
scholarships and fellowships.
AUF also contributed to World University Service,
American Cancer Society, Lincoln Community Chest and
Larc School.
Charity's Plans Draw Criticism
Kathy Roach
Picked For
YW Trip
Kathy Roach, University
junior in Teachers College, is
one of six American girls se
lected to participate in the
1959 "YWCA Volunteers
Abroad" program.
The six girls were chosen
by the national YWCA board.
They will go In pairs to Ber
lin, Mexico City and Istanbul.
Miss Roach will leave June
15 for Istanbul and a girls'
camp on the Sea of Mara
mara. The girls will pay their own
transportation; boardand
room will be furnished at
their destination.
"There will be a two-weeks
training period before I begin
the camp counseling," Miss
Roach said,
"Then I'll find out if I must
learn any other languages,"
she added.
A past chairman of the
Hungarian Student Project
committee, "Miss Roach has
been active in campus YW, is
corresponding secretary o f
Student Council, and is a
member of Pi Lambda Theta
and Chi Omega.
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5:45 The Friendly Giant
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Your Unicameral
Automobiles coming to
Ames, la., for the Veishea
parade May 9 may be stopped
and their occupants solicited
for charity, the Iowa State
Daily reports.
The campaign will be called
"College Day for Crippled
Children" and is affiliated
with the same organization
that sponsors the Easter Seal
An official of the Iowa High
way Commission said the
drive surprised him, and he
added that he was "dis
A Veishea spokesman said
he felt the people who planned
for the drive are "Certainly
opportunists," calling the
move "the most aggressive
one by a charity that I have
ever heard of."
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If your parents exhibited "baby pictures" of you
to a friend, would you be (a) embarrassed? (b)
merely interested in your friend's reaction? (c)
just plain annoyed?
2. You are making a speech and suddenly find you
have a large hole in your clothes. Would you (a)
excuse yourself and leave? (B) pretend you didn't
know the hole was there and finish the speech?
(c) cover up the hole with a handkerchief?
3. Would you rather have the characteristics of (a)
U.S. Grant? (b) Thomas Edison? (c) J. P. Morgan?
4. You have taken your date to dinner and find you
haven't money to tip the waiter as well as take
your date home. Would you (a) ignore the waiter?
- (b) take him aside and tell him you'll tip him next
day? (c) tip him and walk your date home?
5. Mathematics is your poorest subject, yet you are
fascinated by the idea of being an atomic physicist.
Would you (a) try to overcome your difficulties
with math? (b) pick an easier occupation? (c)
ask yourself if it's physics you like or its glamour?
6. Your roommate is a nice person, but suddenly
takes to asserting an ability to foretell the future.
Would you (a) notify the authorities? (B) ignore
the whole thing? (c) give him tests to prove to
him he's wrong?
7. Do you believe the maxim "It's a long lane that
has no turning" is (a) a complete non sequitur?
(b) a well-known fact? (c) an allusion to a com
mon phenomenon?
8. Would you rather have as a birthday present (a) An
something expensive? (b) something long-lasting? B D
(c) something beautiful? t c
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pick one that (a) claims it filters best? B
(b) merely says it tastes good? (c) cn
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smoking man's taste?
If you're the kind of person who thinks for
yourself . . . you use judgment in your
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Men and women who think for themselves
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Best in the world. They know that only
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