The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, March 15, 1961, Image 1

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MAR 15 1S61
Vol. 74, No. 80
The Nebraskon '
Wednesdoy, Mord 15, 1961
Solons Defeat Increase
To Hold
English Teacher
Receives Resents
The University Board of
Regents has selected Dr.
James E. Miller, professor of
English, as the recipient of
the Charles J. Mach Regents
Selected Tuesday, Dr.
Miller is the third member
of the University's faculty to
receive a Regents Professor
ship under a program initi
ated this year to insure ex
cellence in the University
Early fa January Prafs.
Xorroan H. Cromwell, chem
istry, and John II. Lennqcist.
agrosbmy, were designated
as Howard S. Wilson Regents
Dr. Miller's new appoint
ment becomes effective Sept,
I, 1561 and, lite the other
Regents Professorships, car
ries an annual stipend of
Walt Whitman
Dr. Miller, who is a noted
authority on the works of
Walt Whitman, lias been a
staff member of the Univer
sity since 1553 and chairman
of the department of English
since 1956.
He completed his a n d e r
graduate wort at the Univer
sity of Oklahoma and re
ceived his graduate degrees
from the University of Chi
cago. Prof. Miller's book, A
Critic a Guide t the Leaves
tf Grass" won Yam the 1957
Walt Whitman Award a ad
last December be was com-,
misioned by Twayne Pub
lishers of New York City t
write a comprehensive book
on Whitman for general read
ing. !
During the last several
years. Dr. Milter has been
editor of "College English,",
one of the nation's largest
and most specialized educa
tional magazines and is pres
ently co-author with two
other University faculty
members of "Start With the
Sun,'" a prize-winning book
on poetry. ;
Phi Beta Kappa
Dr. Miller is a member of
Phi Beta Kappa, national,
scholastic honorary society,
and taught at the Univer-;
sity of Michigan before com
ing to Nebraska.
' Wita coca a great interest
in the poet Walt Whitman, A
it Interesting to note that the
Professorship's benefactor, 1
Charles Mach, w as a rancher
at Whitman, Neb, for more
thaa forty years. j
3a December of that year
his attorneys received a post
card in Lincoln from Rancher:
Mach who apparently had.
been conducting an investiga
tion on his own:
T have been at the Uni
versity of Nebraska,' he
wrote, "'and I like the Hooks
of what they are doing.'" He
directed that his wiH be
drawn naming the University
Foundation as a beneficiary.
According to University of
ficials, Mach never made his
presence known on the cam
pus. He directed that the be
quest be made for general
purposes and left the specif
ics to the directors of the
After Macl's death in M5B,.
the Foundation directors
voted to use the income from
the inheritance of the Charles ,
J. Mach professorship.
Young Republicans Plan
Film, Founders Day
Young Republicans win see
a film entitled "Trouble in
Paradise" Thursday at 7:30
p.m. in the Student Union.
The film, produced by the
Institute of Life Insurance of
New York and owned by the
Woodmen Accidents and Life
Insurance Co. of Lincoln, will
tell the story of inflation and
a nation that overcame it.
John Ample, vice president
of Woodman Accident and
Life, win be the speaker.
Republicans will celebrate
their annual Founders Day
Monday at the Sheraton-Fon-tenelle
Hotel in Omaha.
A women's luncheon and a
men's luncheon costing $2.50;
each will be held at the bote
Major cast members ef fite riginal play, '"Lady of Eternal Springtime,' are,
(from left), Margery Coffey, Joe Hill and Leu PweO.
6Lady9 Is Comical Sequel
To Helen of Troy Classic
"'Lady of Eternal Spring
time" "will be presented by
University Theater tonight
through Saturday evening.
The play, an original work
by Bernard Sabath of Chica
go, is directed by Dr. Joseph
Baldwin, associate professor
of speech and dramatic art.
Each production will start at
Howell Memorial Theater at
8 p.m.
Lady f Eternal Spring
tame is a sophisticated com
edy dealing with what might
have happened t Helen ef
Troy after her return from
the classic wars.
Sabath has wound the play
around a light consideration
of immortality, Helen be
comes concerned with her
owa infinity after returning
home to face a life seeming
ly quite void after tie excite
ment and classical drama of
her tour of duty in Troy.
Lukas' Island
She decides to run away to
an island run by one Lukas,:
so that Menelaus and men
can rescue her again.
But a young girL Melinaj
offers sen-ice. and Helen
sends her away with Lukas in
order to further lie legend of
Helen of Troy through Mo
lina's adventures.
Upset at the rather bdcob-
Vutlior of 'Lady,
Teaches Fiction
Bernard Sabath, author of
the University Theater pro
duction "Lady of Eternal
Springtime' beginning to
night, is the University's Na
tional Fred Ballard Plavwrit-'
ing Contest winner for 1960.
Sabath is an established
author and short storv wTiter.
His short stories have been
printed in nearly one hundred
magazines in 12 different
Sabath teaches (fiction on
the Chicago campus of North
western University and con
ducts a -series of lectures
each spring at the Off Cam
pus Writers' Workshop on the
North Shore.
He is a frequent lecturer at
writers' conferences.
at noon. Speaker for the worn-;
en will be Mrs. Ivy Baker
Priest. Speakers at the men's
luncheon include members of
the Nebraska Congressional
The party banquet w2I be
held at 30 p.m. also at the
Sheraton-Fontenefle. Thurston
B. Morton, Tennessee Senator
and -national Republican
chairman, will be the speak
er. Special student rat tickets
costing $250 may be obtained
from Ladd Hubka, HE2-SB49,
or Jan Khoaa, HE 2-1B96. Miss
Blioda, president of the Uni
versity YR's said transporta
tion to the evening banquet
would lie provided for those
interested in attendjng.
cereed response f Mevelaas
epoa bearing of his passible
pportanity to again g res
cuing, Helea is found sitting
a the sea waD contemplat
ing the stale ld age f Bear
But both Helea and Mene
laus resolve contentment with
the present and tarn from
looking to the past
Final Draft
' Baldwin explained that the
play underwent a unique de-
velopmeat in playwra-
mg when three readings were
given at the University sev
eral months ago to enable
Sabath to make his final
Leta PowelL a graduate
student, will play Helen. Her
experience includes major
and minor roles in 15 thea
ters in Minnesota and at the
University. She starred as
Blanche in the recent Howell
production of '"Streetcar
Named Desire."
Other major roles include:
Aithra, Margery Coffey; We
ll na, Saarraa Parbangh;
The establishment of a seven-week
Counseling and Guid
ance Training Institute at the
University Ibis summer was
approved by the Board of Re
gents Tuesday morning.
The program, which is
sponsored by a contract with
the VS. Office of Education
is financed by a National De
fense Education grant of $37,
968. The Institute will be de
signed to provide guidance in
struction to 35 teachers in
smaller high schools to bet
ter .qualify them for identify
ing and directing ""high abil
ity and talented secondary
school students.'"
Some 30 stipends of 175 a
week plus fli for each de
pendent wil be made availa
ble to the locticipants who
win be drawn from Nebraska
and neighboring states.
The Institute will be con
ducted by the University's de
partment of educational psy
chology and measurements
from June 12 te July 28 with
Dr. Robert W. Filbeck, assist
ant professor in the depart
ment, acting as director.
This is the second such in
stitute to be held at the Uni
versity. The first was from
February to May, I960..
Elects Advisor
Dr. Paul E. Schleusener, as
sociated professor of agricul
tural engineering, has been
elected as faculty adviser to
the engineering executive
He wifl serve in this capaci
ty for a two year term, which
began with the second meet
ing of the present semester.
S IS. i .
Meaelaos, Joe HID; and Luk
as. Dennis Shreefer.
Those cast in minor leads
include Jenise Burmood,
Mary Teale, Bonnie Benda,
Doug Mcuarmey, ana rrans.
Also cast are Ray Butler,
Jerry Mayer, Curtiss Greene,
Judy Birney, Jim Chingas,
Louise Shadley, Leroy Jones,
3 Carolyn Sue DePriest, Gret-
chea Van -Bloom, Sharroa.
Dmas, Aim jvaaersoH, itin
era Eahn, Lesly Smith.
Maxine Jabenis, John Eric
son and John Turner, who is
also production manager.
Today on Campus
'Astrology Fact or Fic
tion," S p.m. Planetarium,
Morrill Hall.
Xady of Eternal Spring
time," S p.m.. Rowed The
ater. H3irid Corn conference,
:30 a.m., Keim Hall, Ag Col
lege. I
4H Club meeting, 7 p.m,:
Ag union.
Freshman-Principal Confer
ence, 9 a,m, luncheon and
panel discussion. Student Un
ion ballroom.
Hjiarid Sorghum confer
ence, 9:30 a.m, Keim HaH,
Ag eoOege.
Psychology symposium. Dr.
John L. Falk, Harvard Uni
versity, S:30 am.; and Dr.
Philip Teitelbaum, Pennsyl
vania University, L39 p.m.'
Student Union auditorium.
"Lady of Eternal Spring
time, p.m, Howen The
ater. Engineering Faculty Semi
nar, 7:30 p.m., 206 Richards
Physics Colloquium, 4:15
p.m, tea 3:45 p.HL, 211 Brace
Talks-Topics. ,Atheism,T
u30 pjn, 2S24 Student Un
ion. Ag Hears
"The field of meteorology is in meed of
trained scientists.' according to Dr.
Wayne Decker, University of Missouri
meteorologist, who spoke Tuesday at an
an Ag convocation.
Dr. Decker stated that SI percent of all
meteorologists today are eavolved in fed
eral programs, and that meteorologists are
needed in the laboratories of tumversities
and colleges.
Be added that only 34 American colegef
and universities have metearlogk-al de
velopment departments.
These include John Hopkins rMversity,
the University of Chicago, the University
of Washington, New York Universiry, Flor
ida State, the University of Michigan,
Tetas A & M, UCLA, Cornel Uni
versity, SL Louis University, Massachu
setts Institute of Ti:hnology, tba Uni
versity of Arizona, and University of Mis
souri. Survey Courses
During the past 20 years, according te
Dr. Decker, KM) colleges and universities
in the United States have developed
survey-itj-pe courses in meteorology, 20
have a significant program of graduate
study in meteorology or related studies,
and nine !have large departments and sci
entific studies relating to meteorology.
. He added that SO percent of all finances
In Regents Me
Six Year Term
The Board of Regents will The present Board of Re
remain at six members with gents is not being over
six year terms. The Educa- worked;
tion Committee has gone on More money (about $1L
record as opposing LB 278,000) would be required;
V ffl K a. aW aw a (tftMntutKAiil I
rw - u a c pi viajucuvo
failed to show an adequate
need for change."
As introduced by Sen. Mar
vin Lautenschlager of Grand
Island, the measure would in-
crease the side of the board
to 12 and reduce the length
I of terms to four years.
Sea. George Syas of Oma
ha, chairman, said after
executive sessica the chief
reasons his committee killed
LB 27S were becaase:
Hear, Hear!
Aaytae interested in writ
ing for the Daily Xebraskaa
is asked to attend a meet
ins this aftenwea at 3:09.
Said meeting will take
place ia the Rag affice in
the basement f the Sta
deat Union.
Freshmaa aad sapha
mores f all caOeges are
especially arged to attend,
and organized boase activ
ities chairmen are asked to
pass the word. Coffee will
awt be served; there's wart
to d.
i.l.A. ST IHUS
The Nebraska IntenatkAal
AssoriatioB, X.I.A, will bold
an International Buffet, Sun
day at :33 p.m. at the Trin
ity Lutheran Church, 12th and
IT St,
The theme of the event is
"Around She World through
Food and ErtainmenL As
the theme implies there will
be food and ransk from the
majority of the countries of
the world.
On the dinner menu will be
foods from Japan, Chma,
Turkey, Central America,
Iran, and many other coun
tries will also be represented.,
Guests, as well as the food.
will be from the many conn -
tries of the world. This m-ffl
be an opportunity to get ac
traaMed with and visit with
the students from home and
Tickets are now being sold
at the business office at the
south entrance of the Student
Union. The cost is $ 1 for
members and $150 for non
members. Membership att f $1 a ll
alsa be accepted 3f the stu
dents want to become a mem
ber of this arganizatioa. Ac
a member the stodest would
get nut reoseea cest si
future events sponsored by
Off campus persons may
become associate members of
this organization. This group
is neww formed to promote
frifindsMp among foreign stu-
dents and American students,
Need for
There is no provision to
spread the area from which
additional members of the
board would be elected.
LB 278 would provide two be
elected from each district
with no provision to prevent
them from coming from the
same town;
The general public has
not asked for the change.
The present number ef
six board members is aver
age for the surrounding area.
The regional average varies
from five to nine members.
John Sefieck, secretary of
the Board of Regents, and
Dr. B. N. Greenberg, vice
president, opposed the meas
ure for essentially the same
reasons, Sy as said.
Sea. Marvin LaBteaschla-
ger of Grand Island, wki
r7. JTtk. . kV. .7.' c st be stated In deua
S t '-Si; ii SJ9S.-BLR1 dirt-
oelBlversrty I President, said the elective
Syas noted the legislatare committee believes college
was already heavily involved divisioa reactkas to the
and that 'That was the way GlennT report shoald be pre
it should be. seated to Chancellor Clifford
la thcr actioa the com- Hardia.
mittee passed LB 464 wbich Then the Chancellor will
ww5d permit University j present the total recommen
gradoate stadents wki have j dations to the Regents for
tost their residence states to approval and action. Swan
regain it ahea retmraing to" son said.
earQ ia a professioaal col-
The Daily Nebraslan
erred Tuesday in reporting
jas elections.
The following is a correct
ed list of the bouse officers:
CM Cms Sonji Erifcsen, vat vrao
Aenu Fam Hintcbbaoh. ptaiftiie Criunar.
and fiusie Moffitu mtub chairman.
2t Tbo Alph-udr Wilhne, vkw
TmefnHma ant ftaae trainer mat Sharon
iwcri(H rusn chairman.
fuua Siema Phj OuMit Haiinn, ataoar
Bella Cjwfloh a OMar. vkc craai
Aanh ana Chaok nanehman. rutt ahair
xnan. .ami Sanaa aoaar Cootie, filatiae
Higmt KtHtoM EpafloB Vh9 aauer.
araiuault and Cat Hunt, fttedac (raia-
fiiemi 1Mb n GUerBuA. amaioent.
Tlwia O11 Vurbon Latunb. mvaukmt
Ketth Hi-Borner, viae vrrai&rm nt
1 Tmt, atmum
vleaar tramer ane Urrr auioeriaa.
wh haimuin.
Tn. ti tuuit 'uhl. Breaideni, Kent
nildreth. vinp amMiiaent. fTnt Bnwwtt.
(Mat trainw ana m Diaaenaan.
ruuta chairman.
Get Out and Vote
A3 Women's Efectjoas
voting wia be beld today at
polls a both city and ag
Polls will opea at I I a.m.
and close at C a.m.
Ann Barnard Heads
Towne Club Officers
The Towne Chib elected of
ficers Monday evening. They
Ana Barnard, president;
iBeth Dering, vice president;
! Kay Johnstone, secretary;
IJanet Parsons, treasurer;
: Lyneue Molanaman, social
1 chairman; Maruyn Jliaer,
i activities chairman and Eath-jy
erine ODenburg, historian.
for meteorology study come from She fed
eral government, and that ne-foali of this
is from the department of defense.
The degree of activity f melertrlpgy,"
said Dr. Decker, dteads a tbe activity
of the Russian Bear."
Relating the history of the devtlopment
of meteorology. Dr. Decker said that the
background fur today's study a-as began
in Scandanavia in the lH2(J's.
During World War U, meteorology re
ceived a ""shot an She arm, as it was
necessary ta train many men ia She field
of weather forecasting.
Dr. Decker added that this -"golden age
or meteorology' was both good and bad as
the men were trained quickly in only She
field of weather forecasting.
Current studies ia tDetew-iilogy, accord
ing la Dr. Decker, are ia the fields f
energy balance of the atmotbere, atmos
pheric circslatioa and weather control.
Concluding bis address to the Ag college
staidfiHts, Dr. Decker cautioned, ""Agricul
ture is no longer an art- Agriculture is a
"Thus, if agriculture has become a sci
ence, there must be basic scientific train
ing behind it, including study of cmistry,
physics, biology, genetics and analhe-natics.'
of Office
Alt Richard Williams of
Lincoln appeared in favor of
the measure which was in
troduced by Sen. Fern Hub
bard Orme.
No Action
On Glenny
By Regen ts
Colleges Will Study
Account In Detail .
No action was taken yes
terday by the University
Board of Regents on the Glen
ny Report recommendations
concerning the state univer
sity. The Regents' executive
committee reported that it
believes the 109 page Nebras-
u sn of meter
One of the major recom
mended changes for the Uni
versity according to the Glen
ny report is a transition of
She University toward an in
creased graduate college cor
ncoliiiniL The report, whkh was pre
pared by Dr. Lyman A. Gka
ay, a California edaeatar,
alsa recammeaded that there
be a deceatralizatioa ef the
chaaceDar dnties U eauege
deaas and that staadardiied
tests ased aatsaaally be givea
U eateriag stadeats.
He noted the Glenny study
has recommendatioiis for NU
that we consider most con
structive and which we hope
can be adopted.
Public attention should be
focused on several important
facets of higher education ia
Nebraska by the Glenny
study, be concluded.
Medical College
To be Air GoIed
Low bids totaling $233S
were accepted yesterday by
the University Board of Re
gents for construction, me
chanical and electrical work
to provide central air condi
liomrg at the College of Med
icine in Omaha.
The successfal low bidders:
general contract, Shelton
Constracticm Co-, Omaha,
$69553; mexanical Wrajr
M. Scott Co. Omaha, tm,
SS; electrical, David A. Bax
ter and Son, Omaha $7L3M.
Carl A. Donaldson, Univer-
bSQe6 cgar, said
11 work wH begin at once
and will involve enlargement
of the boiler house at She Col
lege of Medicine to accomo
date a water rtsfllfr and cool
er units.
The board also accepted a
low bid of flSJu submitted
by Hoover Brothers, lot,
Kansas City, for instalLatioa
of sound and recorflitig equip
ment far She language labora
tory in Burnett Hal and a
low bid of I5..S59 from Tel
Sound Cou Cmaha for supply
and installation of a multi
channel sound system at lb
Xfcbraska Center for Costis
ming Fiducatlon.
Regents Accept
2 Scholarships
Twa scholarlq funds
totalmg SCO fronj the Sooany
Mahal Oil Co. of Denver
which are for use in the Col
lege of Business Administra
tion, were accepted Tuesday
by the Board of Effects.
"The funds provide $433 for
a scholarship to be osed sezl
fall by a student worfcrg
tirtcard a major in account
ing and $453 for ose of the
! department of Basinets Or
jjgatuzation and Manssmsst.