The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 07, 1961, Image 2

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    gNlVERSlTY Q NfcBR.
By Tom Kotouc
Academic courses will re
place major portions of the
basic two-year air science
and army ROTC curriculum
next fall, Cols. V. R. Rawie,
professor of military sci
ence, and Richard L. Ham
ilton, professor of air sci
ence announced Thursday.
Freshmen in army ROTC
will substitute academic
courses for one-half the
regular military science cir
riculum during both se
mesters, attending one hour
of classroom and lab each
week. Sophomores will at
tend class and lab regu
larly. Air Force ROTC fresh
men will substitute aca
demic courses for the air
science curriculum during
Student Council
Representation Plan
Causes Controversy
By Norm Beatty
A reorganization of Studen Council representation plan
was subect to harsh consideration by some to 20 stu
dents last night.
The open meeting was the final of three held to gather
Chancellor Clifford M. Har
din has been named a trustee
of The Rockefeller Founda
tion, according to an an
nouncement by John D. Rock
efeller III, chairman of the
Prominent national and
world leaders are selected as
members of the board of trus
tees. Secretary of State Dean
Rusk was president of the
Foundation prior to his ap
pointment to President John
Kennedy's cabinet this year.
Other newly appointed trus
tees for a three-year term
are: Sir Oliver S. Franks,
chairman of the Lloyd's Bank
Limited of London; Father
Theodore XL Hesbnrgh, presi
dent of Notre Dame Univer
sity; Frank Stanton, president
of Colombia Broadcasting
System; and George D.
Woods, chairman of First
Boston Corporation of New
York City.
Hardin, a
nationa 1 1 y
known educa
tor, is the
i m m ediate
past-p resi
dent of t h e
American As
sociation of
Land Grant
Colleges and
U n i v e r s i
ties and is
currently chairman of that
organization's executive com
mittee. He is a member of the
board of the Omaha Branch
of the Federal Reserve Bank
of Kansas City and past
chairman of the American
Council on Education's Com
mittee in Institutional Pro
jects Abroad.
During the summer of 1960,
Dr. Hardin, as a member of
the Council's African Liaison
Committee, assisted with a
first hand appraisal of educa
tional programs in East Af
rica and in a number of Eur
opean communities. ;
The Rockefeller Foundation,
chartered in New York in 1913
by John D. Rockefeller, aims
to "promote the well-being of
mankind throughout the
world." It covers many ma
jor fields such as agriculture,
biological and medical re
search, medical education,
public health, social sciences
and the humanities.
Indian Students
Present Culture
University students from
India will present a cultural
orogram on Sunday at 8 p.m.
in the Student Union ballroom
depicting glimpses of culture
from India.
Celebrating the Baisakhi
festival, marking the end of
the harvest season, and the
Basant, marking the dawn of
spring, the students will per
form Yoga exercises, a Tabla
recital (an instrument xof two
drums), folk dances from the
states of Punjab and Gujerat,
a dress parade, Qawali group
singing and devotional and
folk songs.
The two festivals are among
the most colorful and rejoice
ful of all the festivals of In
dia, and remind every Indian
of the time of festivity.
Indian students have Invited
all those interested to attend
this celebration of their na
tional festivals. Admission is
Army ROTC Announce Course Revisions
their first semester. Sopho
mores will substitute during
the second semester of their
sophomore year. One-hour
drill Iabratory will be re
quired weekly during, the
two-year program. The reg
ular Air Science curriculum
will be taught for second
semester freshmen and
first-semester sophomores.
The Air Force program,
Colonel Hamilton points
out, "will lessen the work
load of an entering fresh
man at the time when he
is making a major and dif
ficult adjustment to college
life. Sophomores who decide
not to go into the advanced
course would be able to con
centrate on required aca
demic studies in the fourth
student views before the new
reorganization plan is pre
sented to the Council for ap
proval. Part I, sections 1 and 2
which establishes Student
Council representatives elect
ed from eight student living
districts was passed 11-6 on a
straw vote.
Part I, section three which
reads: "Each district shall be
represented by at least one
representative with additional
representatives alloted ac
cording to the number of votes
cast in the individual district
in the preceding general elec
tion. This allotment shall be
established so as to make the
total number of representa
tives, exclusive of noldover
representatives, approximate
ly 30," had seven students vot
ing for its approval and nine
The question whether the
present system of College rep
resentation or the proposed
student living districts repre
sentation is the best method of
selecting membership provid
ed the debate for the evening.
The possibility of creating
student factions thereby cre
ating more student interest in
the Council (an element in na
tional politics which brings
rise to candidate platforms)
is an additional advantage of
the new system, according to
the committee headed by Bill
Students in attendance ques
tioned the advantages of the
Dlan over the present system
of representation. Some felt
the political faction would
only further the situation ot a
few students "running the
whole university."
Voting power for the gradu
ate students and the doing
away of activity representa
tion were both given approval
by the attending students. The
selection of hold-over mem
bers and the president and
vice president of the council
was given the nod of assen
tion with a minor revision.
Cornhusker Staff
Interviews Set
Interviews for the Corn
husker vearbook section edi
tors will be held April 18,
according to Mary Lu Rein,
editor of the Cornhusker. Ap
plication blanks for the posi
tions can be picked up in
the Cornhusker office, in the
basement of the Student Un
ion. Also, application blanks
for the Senior Staff positions
on the Cornhusker are due
in the School of Journalism
office before 5 p.m. today,
according to Miss Keill. The
paid staff interviews will be
next Tuesday afternoon.
Dr. William E. Hall, chair
man of the Student Publica
tions Board explained the
reasons for holding the inter
views were, "in order to let
the various business contracts
for the book earner, and to
give the -ew staff more op
portunity for organization be
fore the year is out."
Legacy Weekend
Kills Social Life
Legacy weekend seems to
have limited social functions
to be held on campus this
weekend to four.
Terrace Hall-Cornhusk-er
Co-op hour dance, 7-8 p.m.
Delta Sigma Phi house par
ty, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Alpha Gamma Rho Pink
Rose founders day dance, 6
12 p.m.
Theta Xi formal, 6-12 p.m.
semester when the student
has no interest in ROTC."
Air Science freshmen
m4y substitute courses in
the following areas: mathe
matics, chemistry, English,
engineering, engineering
mechanics, biology, botany,
earth science, geology, zoo
logy, Latin, Greek, French,
German, Italian, Japanese,
Russian, Spanish, business
organization, geog
raphy, physiology, public
health and education.
In the sophomore year,
Vol. 74, No. 88
PBK's, Sigma Xis Chosen
The University chapters of
Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma
Xi, top scholastic honorary
societies, announced their
new undergraduate members
at a joint dinner meeting
Thursday evening.
Pledge Training Violations Debated
IFC Moves to Closed Session;
Panty Raid Scare
The Interfraternity Council
(IFC) moved into closed ex
ecutive session Wednesday
night following officer and
committee reports.
According to the Executive
Council, the reason for the
executive session was to con
sider several important mat
ters and to review situations
in a formulative discussion
President Don Ferguson
first read a letter from E. C.
Dewey, president of the IFC
Board of Control. The letter
stated in part, "It has come
to my attention that rumors
are going about the campus
relative to a spring 'Panty
raid.' This sort of activity
is definitely undesirable and
is generally fomented and
spearheaded by the more ir
responsible and juvenile stu
dents ... the several frater
nity houses on the campus
(should be warned) about
the danger of any of their
members participating in
such an activity."
The 1955 "panty raid" was
mentioned and it was indi
cated that the fraternity sys
tem received favorable light
at that time because it 'was
not overly involved as were
Lincoln high schools, Lincoln
Air Force Base personnel
and the dorms.
Proposed Plans
The several proposed Stu
dent Council reorganization
plans were discussed, and
two members of the IFC
voiced disapproval of one
such plan which appeared in
the Daily Nebraskan
Wednesday, April 5, as it
'would tend to lower Greek
representation and leader
ship available through the
Rod Ellerbusch, Sigma Nu
representee, in commenting
on the ideas connected with
representation of the Student
Council, stated, "The main
purpose of the new propos
als is to obtain better repre
By Dave Wohlfarth
Highlighting Greek Week this year will be the Greek
Games, which will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April
22 and will be the official end of Greek Week, according
to Phil Tracy, public relations chairman of the Inter
fraternity Council (IFC).
The games, jointly sponsored by the Junior IFC and
Panhellenic, will for the first time include both sorority
and fraternity participation. The events will be held on
the practice field, south of the stadium.
The featured events of the 1961 all-Greek day will in
clude a tag-of-war and a pyramid race for the men,
while the sororities will compete in an egg race and a
tricycle marathon. The events will be climaxed by the
traditional chariot race, held on the north practice field,
according to Sue Moffitt and Bob Siedel, Greek Week co
chairmen. '
All of the events will be scored on a 5-3-1 scale with
a trophy, donated by Senior Panhellenic and. IFC, being
awarded to the sorority and fraternity accumulating the
highest number of points. 1
I Donate Plaques
In addition, Junior Panhellenic and IFC have donated
plaques to be awarded the first place winner in each
event. The sequence of events will be as follows:
2:00-2:45 Tug-of-war for men and egg race for women
2:45-3:45 Pyramid race for men
3:45-4:45 Tricycle marathon for women
4:45-5:30 Chariot races
The tug-of-war will consist of ten men from each
house. To win, a team must pull a member of the oppos
ing team into the pit.
The six-man pyramid race will be a 50 yard race.
the Air Force cadet may
substitute any sophomore
course in mathematics,
physical or natural s c i
ences, foreign languages,
the humanities or social sci
ences. The Army program
allows substitution of any
freshman course during his
first year.
The revisions will affect
about 900 basic cadets in air
science and about 1000 in
military science.
Concentrated Study
The substitution program
Phi Beta Kappa, national
honorary society for Arts and
Sciences, elected 21 students,
and 42 were chosen as new
members of Sigma Xi, na
tional honorary science soci
ety. sentation on the council and
to receive better opinion
from closer contact with stu
dents. The college represen
tation plan does not offer the
contact with students which
can obtain effective student
"We've got to raise the
idea to a higher plane than
Greek exploitation," contin
tinued Ellerbusch. "It is of
ten recognized that the coun
cil is relatively ineffective.
And it's five-sixths Greek
so in effect, this criticism
points to Greek ineffective
ness. There is no need to be
selfish. The Greek system
can survive a lower ratio of
representation on the Stu
dent Council. What's impor
tant is to look for an im
proved council."
Ferguson urged the IFC to
attend the final reorganiza
tion committee meeting
Thursday night. He an
nounced that the Executive
Council had decided to sup
port the college representa
tion plan with an elimination
of activity representation.
Ferguson then read and
and elaborated on a state
ment dealing with the criter
ia which the IFC Executive
Council will follow in deal
ing with violations of the IFC
rules, regulations, and by
laws. The statment read:
"1. The Executive commit
tee shall receive any written
or verbal complaint against
any fraternity for infractions
of the constitution, by-laws
or rules.
"2. The Executive commit
tee will then take the follow
ing steps: ,
a. Investigate and review
the facts of the case with
the fraternity involved and
other sources as may be
b. After examining the is
sues, the committee will take
such action as it may seem
necessary and in accordance
Egg Race at Greek Games
also will mean a more con
centrated study in the Army
and Air Science subjects,
Colonels Rawie and Hamil
ton pointed out. Military
history will be shifted from
the first to the second year
in the Army program. The
first year program will in
clude instruction in organi
zation of Army and ROTC,
individual weapon and
marksmanship, U.S. Army
and national security, and
leadership laboratory. The
second year will involve, in
addition to military history,
The Nebraskan
Irving Dilliard, former edi
tor of the editorial page of
the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
was the speaker for the meet
ing. As an authority on the
U.S. Supreme Court, he spoke
on "Are We Undermining Our
with the Constitution of the
c. All actions shall be re
ported immediately to the In
terfraternity Council as a
d. Appeals shall be in ac
cord with the Constitution
of the IFC."
Two reported violations of
the pledge training code
were announced by Fergu
son. The action of the IFC in
each instance was a severe
warning to each house in
volved. The first violation con
cernd a violation of the rule
confining pre-initiation activ
ities to the chapter house.
The fraternity involved re
portedly sent their pledge
class to a sorority house in
an effort to obtain the
"measurements" of the
young ladies on the house
Stopping Cars
The second violation, in
volved the same rule,
stemmed from an incident in
which the pledge class of the
fraternity concerned n as
stopping cars on a public
As the action was found to
be a part of the ritual of the
national fraternity, Ferguson
asked for all houses to check
their existing ritual and by
laws against IFC regulations,
so that waivers can be
granted for conflicting legis
lation. In closing Ferguson com
mented on six main areas
which the IFC has concen
trated action during the past
two months.
He listed the revamped
committee system, an "ac
tivated" Greek Week, im
proved public relations, im
proved relations between
houses, the IFC office ex
expansion, and next summer
and fall's rush program as
areas in which considerable
progress and improvement
have been shown.
There will be three heats and the finals will consist of the
top pyramid in each heat.
No Support
Three men will carry two seated secondary men on
their shoulders and the last man will sit on the shoulders
. of the secondary men, wiih no support other than hands
allowed throughout the pyramid construction.
The traditional chariot race will consist of four fra
ternity men pulling, while the sorority girl of their choice
will compete in the finals.
The women's egg race will be run over a 150 yard
course and requires three runners from each sorority.
Eggs will be placed in the first runners mouth and in
each elbow with the arms crossed. She must transfer the
eggs to the second runner, who, likewise, transfers the ,
eggs to the third. A team will be eliminated for running
off the track, breaking another runner's eggs or breaking
all of their own eggs.
One contestant from each house will participate in the
.women's tricycle marathon, riding a tricycle forward 50
yards and then backwards 25 yards.
Miss Moffitt said, "It is the hope of the Greek Week
Committee that each house will include as many different
participants as possible in these events and contribute to
the support and spirit needed to supply a climax to the
Greek Week activities. We want the houses to keep in
mind that although the games provide a basis for com
petition, this must not undermine the basic purpose of
Greek Week enjoyment accomplished through the cooper
ation of all Greeks."
Last year's Greek Games champion was Delta Tau
Delta. The Dclts, who have copped three straight chariot
titles, won all but one event.
map and aerial photo read
ing, and introduction to op
erations and basic tactics.
Under the revised air sci
ence program, the second
semester of the freshman
year will involve subjects
such as elements and po
tentials of air power, air
vehicles and principles of
flight, national security and
professional opportunities in
the Air Force.
The first semester of the
sophomore year will deal
with fundamentals of aero
space weapon systems. This
Bill of Rights?"
Eight students were named
to both societies. They are:
Sonia Anderson, Kenneth
Barjenbruch, Douglas Bereu
ter, William Fish, Douglas
Kent, Mary Schmelzer, David
Sell, and William White.
Prof. Emanuel Wishnow,
chairman of the music de
partment, was elected an hon
orary member of Phi Beta
Other members of Phi Beta
Kappa, all of whom have a
high scholastic average and
have completed requirements
of the College of Arts and
Sciences, are: John Anderson,
Elizabeth Blore, John Else,
Grover Kautz, Richard
Krause, Merlin Montgomery,
Richard Newman, Jr., Pat
Porter, Glenn Reed, Sylvia
Rodehorst, Linda Rohwedder,
Gail Simon and Carol Ver
maas Smith.
Newly elected undergradu
ate members of Sigma Xi,
who have shown excellence
in two or more departments
of pure or applied science and
have shown evidence of an
aptitude in scientific research,
are: David Armstrong, Henry
Berns, Donald Elliott, Rich
ard Enrich, Stanley Farlin,
Psychology Symposium. 1:30 am. and
2 p.m. Small Auditorium. Student Union.
University Symphonic Band concert,
t P.m.
State Vocational Agriculture Judging
Contest, all day. Activities Building. Ag
Baseball, Nebraska vs. Oklahoma. 1:30
p.m., two games, university diamond.
Tennis, Nebraska vs. Air Force Acad
emy, 1 p.m.. University tennis courts.
Coif, Nebraska vs. Air Force Academy,
1 p.m. Lincoln Country Club.
Saturday :
"Astrology Fact or Fiction,' 2: p.m.,
Ralph Mueller Planetarium, Morrill Hall.
Ceres, transparent woman, 10:30 a.m.
and 3 p.m.. Health Galleries, basement,
Vnrrill Hall.
State Future Farmers of America Con
vention, all day. Activities Building, Ag.
Baseball. Nebraska vs. Oklahoma State,
1:30 p.m.. University diamond.
Track, varsity vs. freshmen, 2 p.m.,
Mnwiri! fttariium.
Jazz Concert, Don Rice Workshop band.
I 30 p.m.. Student union oauroom.
Spring Concert: University Singers. 4
p.m.. First Plymouth Congregational
Church, 20th and D Streets.
Food Manager
To Attend Meet
Allen F. Krause, food serv
ice manager of the Nebraska
Union, will represent the Uni
versity April 16-19 at the 38th
annual Association of College
Unions' international confer
ence at Colorado Springs.
This year's conference
theme, in accordance with the
purpose of college unions
everywhere, is "Higher Edu
cation and the National Pur
pose". It will be studied
throughout four days of 31
program sessions.
will include an introduction
of aerospace missiles and
aircraft aerospace defense,
modern targeting and elec
tronic warfare, high explos
ive, nuclear, chemical and
biological warheads.
The Navy ROTC program
is continuing to review their
program but does not ex
pect it to be changed next
year. This past year, the
Navy has allowed the sub
stitution of Psychology 70,
taught by University per
sonnel, for an advanced
Navy-taught subject.
Friday, April 7, 1961
David Far low, Richard
Bernard Frakes, Gary Gil
bert, Gary Hergenrader, Max
Houser, Paul Kamrath, Don
Kaufman, Philip Kester, Fer
nando Lagos,
Sara Lazlo, Dave McCon
anay, Ron McKeever, Rich
ard Miller, Dennis Nelson,
Sheryl Oberg, Heinz Otte,
Keith Saxton, Ron Schafer,
Roger Schindler,
George Schurr, Andris Stak
lis, David Swartz, Richard
Truble, Richard Waldo, David
Whitney, Arnold Wiebold and
Larry Williams.
Irving Dilliard, retired edi
torial page editor of the St.
Louis Post-Dispatch, will dis
c u s s "Public Information:
How Public How Informed?"
this evening at the annual
spring banquet of Sigma Del
ta Chi.
Dilliard is a former na
tional president of the profes
s i o n a 1 journalism honorary
and a fellow of the society.
Also to be present at the
6:30 p.m. banquet will be E.
W. Scripps II, vice president
of Scripps-Howard Newspap
ers and national president of
Sigma Delta Chi, and Warren
Agee, executive officer of the
Scripps and Agee will also
be present at the Saturday
business meeting of the un
dergraduate and professional
chapters. The meeting will
conclude with a luncheon at
the Student Union.
The banquet is open to the
public, and reservations may
be made through the Univer
sity School of Journalism, 309
Burnett Hall.
Thursday Dilliard spoke to
the joint meeting of Phi Beta
Kappa and Sigma XI frater
nities on the topic, "Are We
Undermining Our Bill of
Rights?" ,
He is presently writing a
book on the United States Su
preme Court and in 1959 was
cited by the American Bar
Association for outstanding
contributions to public under
standing of the judicial sys
tem. Spring Concert Sunday
The annual spring concert
of the 93-voice University
Singers will be presented
Sunday nnder the direction
of Professor Earl Jenkins.
The program, open to the
public, will be held at 4
p.m. at the First Plymouth
Congregational Church, 20th
and D streets.
Book Nets Medal
For Dr. Eiseley
The John Burroughs Medal
for 1961, the highest honor
granted for a popular book in
the field of science, was
awarded to Dr. Loren C. Eise
ley, a University graduate, at
the American Museum of
Natural History In New York
City, this week.
Dr. Eiseley, an internation
ally known anthropologic,
author and provost of the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania, re
ceived the award in recogni
tion of his latest book, "The
Firmament of Time."
The award is based on orig
inality of observation and con
clusion, and is presented an
nually for literature which
combines excellence of writ
ing with accuracy.
Dr. Eiseley completed his
graduate studies at the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania. He
recently delivered a few- of
Montgomery Lectures on the
University campus.