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    The Nebraskan
Tuesflay, May 9, 1961
Page 4
Journalism Seniors Tape
'Pen Life9 Documentary
By Tom Kotoac
A radio documentary on
life in the Nebraska State
Penitentiary by two seniors
in the School of Journalism
has been released to IS Ne
braska radio stations.
Prepared by Dave Malena
and Tom McMahon under the
direction of John Dooley, di
rector of radio and television
journalism, the report was
heard locally on Radio KFOR
Their documentary, "City
Behind Walls", captures the
sounds of the 970 inmates of
the Nebraska State Peniten
tiary while engaged in Indus-
Cow Milking
Featured At
Dairy Royal
During the traditional Dairy
Royal Thursday at the Ag
campus, a milking contest
And a dairy animal fitness
contest will be held.
According to Ike Anderson,
publicity chairman, the milk
ing contest will be judged on
the amount of milk obtained
during a given amount of
time. Students in the dairy
animal fitness contest will be
judged on their ability to fit
dairy animals for the show.
Coed Cow Milking contest
ants are Sally Rist, Rose
Marie Bohaty, Marilyn Wil
liams, Sarah Muelhaupt, Mary
Catherine Sheldon; Rose Ann
SaalfeW, Nelson Larsen and
Darla Rodenbeck.
Dave Elm, Dan Enters, Lar
ry Hammond, Gene Groven
steia, Rodney Vetted Kirk
Peterson, Roy Friesen, John
Swoboda, Gary Condon, .Nor
man Fiddelke, Eugene Turdy,
Dennia DeFrain, Roger Hork,
John Lawritson, and Paul
Scharff will enter the fitness
Poets Plan !
Campus Visit,
TX Program
American poets W. D. Snod
grass and John Frederick
Hiias will be guests on the
campus this week when they
record several half-hour tele
vision programs with Karl
Snodgrass received the 1959
Pulitzer Prize for poetry for
"Heart's Needle", which also
received a $1000 Ingram Mer
rill Foundation Award. Snod
grass is also the author of
critical essays on D. H. Law
rence and Dostoeviski which
have appeared in the New
Yorker, Partisan Review and
Hudson Review.
Nims, who was visiting pro
fessor at the University of
Madrid last year, has pub
lished "The Poems of St. John
of the Cross" and "The Know
ledge of the Evening."
Saodgrass and Nims will
meet informally with students
and other interested persons
at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 1L,
in 115 Andrews Hall. On Fri
day they wi3 give readings
from their own poetry in Love
Library auditorium at 11 a.m.
Both poets will be present
aft the presentation of the 1961
awards in the lone Gardner
Roves Poetry Contest and fee
Prairie Schooner Fiction Con
test at the Faculty Club at
3:39 p-ou on Friday.
Ag T Addret
CoL V. J. Rawie, profes
sor f BsHiiary science, will
address the Ag YWCA aad
YMCA m eommnntem and
its threat to world peace
today at 7:1$ p.n. at Ces
ser Cfeapel ea Ag campus.
The title- of CoL Rawie's
address will be "Soviet
Strategy for World C -qtest."
The meeting will be
preceded by a cabinet meet
ing at 5 p.m.
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f Oft SALE
TSS ta fcor atocka. OR 7-SA4J
fat Eot-tlM R, 3 ho&Tuom imfara-
try, recreation, agriculture,
church or study.
Warden Maurice Sigler, cit
ing the documentary as the
finest he has heard in h i s
penology career, plans to use
the tape as part of his of
ficers' training school.
A resume of the documen
tary follows:
Inward Change
'"The purpose of imprison
ment," Warden Sigler empha
sized, "is not to rehabilitate
the criminal, but to produce
an inward change to help
him to prepare to return to
the world. We provide the cli
mate, the tools and leader
ship or encouragement that
enable men to improve them
selves vocationally and men
tally. Thus we make time
serve the man, not the man
serve time," Sigler continued.
Deputy Warden John Green
holtz added: "We also deal
with the psychopath and the
neurotic to whom the future
mean little. Unless a m a n
changes his moral perspec
tive, he will likely commit
crimes again."
The criminal's arrival
was described by Deputy
Warden Greenholtz: "For
three weeks be stays in a
reception center where he is
interviewed, where his case
history is recorded and stud
ied -and where he is briefed
on the program of the prison
what it expects of him and
what he can expect of it. He
is then brought before a staff
committee which assigns him
to the work detail which will
serve him most"
An inmate begins his day
at 5:45 a.m. after bed count.
He cleans bis cell, eats and
goes to one of the prison's
13 industries to work. Besides
a 1300 acre farm, these in
dustries consist of a garment
factory, a tailor shop, a sheet j
metal plant a broom shop,
the manufacture of new fur
niture and the repair of old,
a laundry, a shoe repair
shop, a cannery, creamery,
bakery and auto shop.
An inmate described the
cafeteria-style noon meal as
"plentiful, usually consisting!
of pork or beef steak, ham-j
burger, potatoes, fruit, vege
table, and lots of salad." I
New Method
The present plan of enter
ing and leaving the cafeteria
by tables of four replaces the
older method of the prison
ers e a 1 1 n g in a group with j
their backs to a gun cage in
which two guards with a rifle
and gas gun watched. j
Three chaplains provide
voluntary spiritual counseling ,
for the inmates. "Often a j
man shuns church and re--ligion
with the comment 1
didn't go on the "outside", so
why should I begin here?"'
commented one of the chap
lains. "We answer, 'Does that
mean that if you didnt go
to the movies or brush your
teeth on the "outside" that
you wouldn't begin here?"
Sports include basketball
and tournament play, minia
ture gplf, ping pong, reading,
chess and checkers, boxing,
handball, tennis and weight
lifting, one of the most popu
lar. Hobbies as music com
position and poetry writing
reflect a man's longing for
the "outside".
A man has the opportunity
to shorten his stay by earn
ing "good time". He earns
two months of "good time
each year, five days each
month he gets a good con
duct report and five days of
"good time each month he
donates blood, 743 pints being
given by the inmates last
Minimum Sentence
Ninty-seven per cent of the
citizens will leave on parole
or by pardon when they have
served the minimum statua-
tory time. The State Board
of Pardons assists them in
finding jobs and housing, a
man not being eligible for re
lease on parole until he has
a job.
"The conclusion of their
tale." McMahon and Malena
caution, "is in the public's
hands. If given a chance,
these men can become use
ful citizens. We must make
no automatic judgements, for
they were not born in the
'city behind walls .
Analyst Bill
By 8-0 Vote
A Budget Committee bill to
create the post of fiscal an
alyst LB709, drew little at
tention from supporters or op
ponents Monday and was ad
vanced to the floor 8-0.
No witnesses appeared to
testify on the proposal which
Budget Chairman Sen. Rich
ard Marvel of Hastings says
will provide more complete
information on the budget
needs of state supported in
stitutions, such as the Uni
Marvel said after the hear
ing that his committee does
not have time to go into de
tail and come up with as
much complete information
year after year to make bud
get decisions.
"It is difficult for us to do
in five months what a full
time person could do in 24
months by working closely
with each institution," be
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May Breakfast Features
YWCA Career Woman
Miss Sue Stille, a member
of the International Division
of the National Board of the
Young Women's Christian
Association (YWCA) will be
featured speaker at the annu
al May Morning Breakfast.
The breakfast will be held
Sunday at 8 a.m. in the Lu
theran stnrtpnt House. Per
sons interested in making!
reservations for the event!
can call the University;
YWCA (HE 2-7631 ext. 4292)1
between the hours of 2-3!
The featured speaker,
Miss Stille, a graduate of the
University is back in the
United States after nearly
seven years in Uganda, East
Africa, where she helped to
YWCA that is now reaching
women through more than 60
clubs, some as far as 133
miles from Kampala, Associ
ation headquarters.
Her new assignemt is the
first in the United States for
16 years, except for a few
months in 1952 when she
worked on a special project
in Chicago. Miss Stille has
served with the YWCA in the
Middle East, Egypt, Italy
and Germany.
Sent to Africa at the re
quest of a council of women
in Lganda,
worked with
Miss Stille
women of the'
country in what she calls "a
demonstration of cooperative
interracial planning and work
in a changing continent."
African, Indian and Euro
pea women living in Uganda
developed together the YWCA
clubs which not only serve
the main racial groups but
also Moslems as well as
According to Miss Stille,
the old tribal ways are
changing and the African
farms to take jobs in the
factories of Kampala and oth
er cities in Uganda, just as
American women did during
our industrial revolutions
more than one hundred years
ago. It is with these young
workers, as well as with
nurses, teachers, housewives
and teenagers that the YWCA
is actively concerned.
Miss Stille has been a pion
eer in the YWCA work in
various parts of the world.
At the beginning of her Afri
can assignment she lived in
a mud hut with an open door
to millepedes, lizard, ibis and
various forms of fauna, na
tive to the region.
Born in Unionville, Mo.,
Miss Stille has had graduate
courses in group work at
Western Reserve College in
Cleveland, Ohio. She has
traveled widely in this coun
try, Europe, the Near East
and Mexico.
Trailside Museum Opens
On July 4 at Ft. Robinson
The University's Trailside
Museum will be opened at
Ft. Robinson, one of the
world's most important areas
for vertebrate fossils, on July
4, announced Dr. C. Bertrand
The Trailside Museum, de
signed to interpret the natur
al history of the Ft. Robin
son area, will be housed in
the former U.S. Arm theater,
leased to the University in
1955 by the U.S. Dept.' of Ag
riculture. Work on the Museum has
continued since 1955 with all
specimens gathered now and
work progressing on displays.
Dr. Schultz noted that the
Museum, and adjunct to the
University State Musueum,
will be of interest not only
to tourists and visitors, but
to school children of western
Nebraska as well.
Summer Time
To be open to the public
each year from May 15 to
Sept. 15, the Museum will fea
ture the following exhibits:
Geography and geology dis
plays will enclude a physio
graphic map of the U.S. and
western Nebraska, paleogeo
graphic maps illustrating he
earth in relation to western
Nebraska during the past
100 years, and a large geo
logic time chart.
Dinosaur and marine rep
tile fossils will supplement
three exhibits to explain the
oldest exposed rocks deposit
ed during the "Age of the
The Oligocene or "badlands
deposits" displays will show
fossil skulls, jaws and skel
etal parts of saber-toothed ti
gers, three-toed horses, rhin
oceroses, camels and oro
donts. Photomurals
Three six-foot photomurals
! of the Oligocene badlands and
:a preparatory table, where
field men win prepare iossiis
will be exhibited on the stage.
The Pine Ridge Miocene de
posits will be explained by
a "picture window," equipped
with telescope to permit vis
itors to look out on Pine
Ridge; a physiography and
geology platt to explain the
view; a mounted skeleton of a
rhinoceros from the world-
famous Agate Springs Fossil
Quarry in Sioux County; an
articulated camel skeleton
from Agate; the . "Devil's
Corkscrews," the fossil bur
rows of beavers living in
Western Nebraska some 16
million years ago; and a
large bone slab of some small
extinct deer, together with
the restoration of these tiny
The Pliocene fossils from
the area will be represented
by a partial skull of a masto
dont and a skull of a mam
moth from the Pleistocene or
"Ice Age."
The bones of extinct mam
mals and artifacts of early
man of the "Ice Age," will
be displayed with the story'
of the migrations of man and
beasts to the Great Plains
will be displayed under the
Future exhibits, continued
Dr. Schultz, will include a geo
logic history of cattle as the
bison of the Great Plains and
the genetics of domesticated
Native trees and plants will
be grown in the areas sur
rounding the Museum with
typical rock formations also
on display.
Lloyd Tanner, associate cu
rator and field coordinator of
the museum, is assisting Dr.
Schultz in the planning of the
Ag Junior Leads
NU Block, Bridle
George Ahlschwede, Ag ool
lege junior, has been elected
the president of the Block and
Bridle Club for the academ
ic year 1961-62.
Other officers elected to
club positions are Daryl
Starr, vice-president; Carl
ijessen, Ag Exec board rep
resentative; Al Jorgensen,
secretary; Marvin Daniels,
treasurer; Jerald Loseke, his
torian and Dave Zimmer, co
historian. Faculty adviser for the
club will be Vince Arthaud,
assistant professor of animal
husbandry. Dr. D. B. Hud
man, assistant professor of
animal husbandry, will be the
junior advisor.
Social Stationery Party Invitations
Graduation Announcements
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After all, there are worse things 'distemper, hunger, insatiable tbirsU
Oear Dr. f rood: Shouldn't we spend our
millions on education instead of a
race to the moon? Taxpayer
OearDr. - (
Frood: What
would you say
about a rich father C -who
makes his boy
exist on a measly .
$150 a week allowance?
say, "There goes a man
I'd like to 40r
caU Dad." .,t;?y
DEAR TAXPAYER: And let the
Communists get all that
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Dear Dr. Frood: A fellow on our campus
keeps saying, "Bully,',i.Pip-pip,5
'-Ear, ear, "Sticky wicket." and
"Ripping!" What do these things
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Dear Dr. Frood: How can I keep from bawling like
a baby when they hand me my diploma?
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DEAR EMOTIONAL: Simply concentrate
on twirling your mortarboard tassel
a helicopter. Jiw
in circles above your head,
and pretend you are
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Dear Dr. Frood: Whafs the
best way to open a pack of Luckiec 'm
Rip off the whole top, or tear along one
side of the blue sticker?
DEAR FRESHMAN: Rip? Tear? Why, open a
pack of Luckies as you would like ta be
opened yourself.
FROOD REVEALS SECRET: After exhaustive study and research, Dr. Frood claims to
have discovered the reason why college students smoke more Luckies than any other
regular. His solution is that the word "Collegiates" contains precisely the same
number of letters as Lucky Strike-a claim no other leading cigarette can make!
CHANGE TO LUCKIES and get some foifg for a change!
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