The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, May 07, 1962, Image 1

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Vol. 75, No. 104
Loeffel Service Is Set
For Tuesday
Funeral services for Prof.
William J. Loeffel, 67, retired
head of the Animal Husband
ry Department, will be 10
a.m. Tuesday at the Warren
Methodist Church at 45th and
Prof. Loeffel died Saturday.
He had been hospitalized
for about two weeks.
He served as chairman of
the Animal Husbandry De
partment from 1938 until his
retirement in 1959. Since then
he has served as a professor.
During his association with
the University, he gained na
tional recognition for hs con
tribution to research, teach
ing and administrative work.
Prof. Loeffel was the author
or co-author of numerous pub
lications and was noted
especially for his pioneering
in teaching and research in
. He had been a member of
the subcommittee on nutrient
requirements for swine and
laws governing animal health
for the National Research
Council, and co-operated ac
tively with the Feed Industry
He had been an active mem
ber and officer ol the Amer
ican Society of Animal pro
Engineers Given Awards;
Wahl Named Best Senior
Charles Wahl received the
0. J. Ferguson Award for the
outstanding senior in the Col
lege of Engineering and Arch
itecture Friday at the E
Week awards banquet.
Grants Aid Study
Of Cancer, Virus
Two new grants have been
received by the University.
The National Cancer Insti
tute awarded $15,000 for the
study of cancer in the chest
cavity of mice. Dr. Patricia
P. Weymouth, research asso
ciate in biochemistry, said
the study will deal with the
thymus organ which is lo
cated in the chest cavity.
The other grant which is
for $10,000, was received from
the National Institute of
Health to study an influenza
virus which may have orig
inated from the world-wide
influenza epidemic of 1918,
but which today is found only
in pigs.
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duction, serving as president
in !936.
He assisted with the 4-H
show at the Nebraska State
Fair, -served as superinten
dent of the Ak-Sar-Ben Live
stock show and board of gov
ernors of the American Royal
Livestock show in Kansas
City, Mo.
From 1917-19 he was a sci
entific assistant in the United
States Department of Agricul
ture. A native of St. Louis. Mo.,
he received his Bachelor of
Science degree from the Uni
versity of Missouri, in 1917,
and his Master's from ' Ne
braska in 1929.
Four other Nebraska s t u
dents were honored at the an
nual affair as 1962 E-Week
activities ended. They in
cluded Steve Gage, Marvin
Chris well, Dave Bliss and
Dwain Blum.
Wahl is studying for a B.S.
in electrical engineering. He
was chosen by fellow ftudents
as the individual who "by his
demeanor, has txamplified
the ideals of professional serv
ice and good citizenship."
Gage received the Hamilton
Award for engineering p r o
ficiency plus notable achieve
ments in the social sciences
and humanities.
Chriswell won the Sigma
Tau honorary engineering so
ciety award for the freshman
in '61 with the highest aver
age. Bliss, a senior, and Blum,
a sophomore, won Slide Rule
awards for academic and
service excellence.
The Department of Mechan
ical Engineering made a
clean sweep in the overall E
Week competition, picking up
trophies in the Open House,
Window Display, Field Day
and overall categories.
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Sukej Tinan Is
Rules Over May
Ivy Day ceremonies and
Spring Day events filled the
past weekend with their ac
tivities and surprises.
Beginning the festivities
were the Spring Day events,
which lead into Ivy Day and
the crowning of May Queen,
and then tle revealing of the
new Innocents and Mortar
Suzanne (Sukey) Tinan
was crowned May Queen and
Jeanne Garner was revealed
as her Maid of Honor.
Miss Tinan is a senior in
teachers College. She has
been on the Associated Wom
en Students (ASW) board for
three years, past recording
secretary of Student Council
and past national vice presi
dent of Intercollegiate AWS.
Outstanding Greek
This year she was selected
as an outstanding Greek dur
ing Greek Week and was a
finalist for Nebraska Sweet
heart. In 1961, she was a
member of the Ivy Day
Court. She is past social
chairman of Kappa Kappa
Gamma sorority.
Miss Garner, senior in
Teachers College, is past
president of AWS an outstand
ing Greek, a finalist for Miss
Navy, Homecoming Queen fi
nalist, Beauty Queen finalist,
Best Dressed Coed on cam
pus in her sophomore year,
a member of the 1961 Ivy
Day Court, and past presi
Kappa Sigs, Betas Earn Awards
During 1FC Ivy Day Ceremonies
Among the awards given
were the Dr. C. B. Schultz Award and
the award given to the fraternity making
the greatest scholastic improvement. Both
awards were received by Kappa Sigma
The Alpha Tau Omega Help Week Tro
phy was given to the Beta Theta Pi
pledge class.
Kappa Sigma fraternity raised their
scholastic standing from 23rd to 3rd
The Dr. Schultz trophy is given to the
fraternity which has completed the most
outstanding community service projects.
The selection is made on the basis of
actual work performed, per cent of house
participation, satisfaction of the organiza
tion for which the project was done, neces
sity of the project, creation of favorable
relations for the University and the fra
ternity system, and the attitude of the
Kappa Sigma completed several smaller
projects plus "Operation Brotherhood
Marathon of Service."
216 Man Hours
The Marathon ended Saturday afternoon
about 2:20, accordingto Larry Long,
chairman of the project. A total of 216
man hours were completed in two to three
hour shifts by the men in their free time.
Long said participation was entirely vol
untary and no classes were cut.
Painting was done at the Mt. Zion
Baptist Church and parsonage, Lincoln
Faculty Round Table
The last meeting of the
Faculty Round Table will take
place tonight at 7:30 in 232-4-5
Student Union.
After the election of a
chairman and program com
mittee for next year, the
group will hear Prof. John
Scholz of the chemistry de
partment. His topic will be
"The Limitations of 'Scien
tific Method".
The Faculty Round Table
is open to all interested mem
bers of the academic corn-
The Daily Nebraskan
dent of Delta Gamma soror
ity. Attending the Queen and
Maid of Honor wefle:
Srniors: Sharon Stevens, Ann Walker,
Mary Drishaus and Gunel Ataisik.
Juniors: Viri': Cullen, Helen Schmierer,
Pam Hirschbach, Ellen Nore, Judy Po
lenz, Kim Pohlman and Martha Ander
son. Sopbomnreg: Susan Salter, Kathryn
Vollmer, Linda Reno. Jane Tenhulzen,
Judv Luhe, Jeanne Thorough and Wendy
R offers.
Bonnie Knudsen and Joan
Skinner were Ivy Day Pages.
The Ivy Chain leaders, all
seniors, were: Susan Lovett,
Linda Schelbitzki, Barbara
Miles, Celesta Weise, Karen
Boesiger, Angela Long, Karen
Skoda and Joan Sandall.
Daisy Chain
Daisy Chain leaders, all
5 W-
Miss Tinan
at Ivy Day
To Be Held Tonight
munity faculty, students and
friends, according to Robert
Forster, chairman.
Yearbook Interviews
The staff of the 1963
Cornhusker will hold inter
views for editorial and busi
ness section editors and
panel assistants tomorrow
from 2-5 p.m. Application
blanks can be obtained in ,
the Cornhusker office, 51
Student Union.
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juniors, were: Karen Werner,
Patricia Frazer, K a r 1 e n e
Senf, Rosann Rost, Jane
Price, Karen Edeal, Julie
Westerhoff and Jean Carlson.
Other Ivy Day awards were
as follows:
Nancy Carroll, Mortar
Board award to senior wom
an with highest scholastic av
erage; Larry L. Dornhoff, In
nocents scholarship cup to
senior man with highest scho
lastic average; Shirley
Gates, American Association
of Women award; FarmHouse
Fraternity (7th consecutive
year), Innocents scholarship
Sigma Chi fraternity walked
away with the Men's Sing
honors for the fourth consecu
tive year. Beta Theta Pi
placed second and Alpha
Tau Omega came in third.
Alpha Phi
Alpha Phi sorority won first
place in the Women's Sing
while Kappa Kappa Gamma
and Alpha Omicron Pi placed
second and third respectively.
Alpha Gamma Rho and Chi
Omega won overall Spring
Day awards.
Other Spring Day results
were as follows:
Cow -milking
ranted: Kay Liebers,
Pi Ola Phi
Wcrele abstafrle
Gamma Rho.
Dave Bell, Alpha
Womrrr'i tur-of-war: Zeta Tau Alpha
Men' tug-of-tt'r : Alpha Gamma Rho
fiirls' reller ikitliic Kappa Kappa
Jovstinar: three-u-ay tie Avery House,
Beta Theta Pi and Ag Men.
Ttlre ehanaine Chi Omega
J'H'i obstarle race: Chi Omega
-Couples' Mystery (llmbol: Jwry
Owens, Farm House and Merrie Allen,
CM Omega.
Community Center, Belmont
Center and the Salvation
Roger Meyers, vice-president of Inter
fraternity Council (IFC), praised the Kap
pa Sigma's project for the originality of
the idea, the real service rendered by
the men and the good job done. Meyers
also said that the publicity the Kappa
Sigma's received was good for the house,
the University and the Greek system.
Both the scholastic and the service
award were awarded by IFC.
The Alpha Tau Omega Help Week Tro
phy was awarded to the Beta Theta Pi
pledge class for their Help Week com
munity service project, the scholastic av
erage of the pledge class, activities which
the pledge participated in and special
achievements of the pledge class.
Speech and Hearing Clinic
During Help Week the pledge class
worked on 'improvements for the Nebras
ka Speech and Hearing Clinic in Lincoln.
Small tables and partitions were built to
be used in the clinic room. The Beta
pledge class chose to pay for part of the
material used for the project, earning the
money by unloading box-cars for a lum
ber company.
Phi Delta Theta was announced as runner-up
for the Alpha Tau Omega award.
The award, given for the third time,
was given to Alpha Tau Omega by its
Unions Are
Polling Sites
City and Ag Student Unions
are the two poling sites for
today's Student Council elec
tions. Polls will be open until
7 p.m. Two separate tables
are set up in the Union where
student identification can be
Seventeen council represen
tatives will be chosen.
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Dr. Michael Shugrue, 28,
has been named new assist
ant to the chancellor, effec
tive June 18.
Dr. Shugrue, a Nebraska
alumnus and currently a fac
ulty member at the Univer
sity of Illinois, will also be
anassistant professor of Eng
Chancellor Clifford Hardin
said Dr. Shugrue will devote
most of his time to admin
istrative work but will be a
member of the English de
partment faculty and may
James S. Pittenger who
served as assistant to the
chancellor from 1956 until re
cently, will continue as ath
Nominations Now Received
For Outstanding Nebraskan
Nominations are now being
accepted by the Daily Nebras
kan for its Outstanding Ne
braskan awards to be pre
sented to a faculty member
and a student who have dis
tinguished themselves on the
Any student or tacuity mem
ber may nominate a candi
date in the form of a letter
addressed to the Nebraskan
office, room 51, Nebraska Un
ion. Letters should be signed
by the person making the
nomination and become tne
nrooertv of the Nebraskan.
The names of those persons
making the nominations will
be kept confidential.
Nominations will be ac
cepted until 12 noon Friday,
May 8. The winners will be
announced Friday, May 25.
Certificate awards will be
Elections Are
Slated Today
In Unions
Monday, May 7, 1962
... Photo by Douf McCartney
Is Named
letic manager and will take
on additional responsibilities
as a special assistant to Ath
letic Director Tippy Dye.
A graduate of Lincoln high
school, Dr. Shugrue received
his Baccalaureate degree
from the University in 1956,
his Master's and Doctor of
Philosophy degrees from Duke
University in 1957 and 1960.
For the past two years he
has been teaching English at
the University of Illinois.
Active in undergraduate af
fairs at the University, Dr.
Shugrue is a member "of Phi
Beta Kappa, national collegi
ate scholastic honorary soci
ety and an alumnus of Inno
cents. As an undergraduate he was
president of Phi Kappa Psi
fraternity; business manager
of the Cornhusker yearbook;
a staff member of the Daily
Nebraskan; a member of
Corncobs, men's service or
ganization and of the New
man Club, Catholic student so
ciety. He is the son of Mrs. Helen
Shugrue and the late Frank
Shugrue, a Lincoln insurance
executive. His brother, Dick,
winner of national honors in
this year's Moot Court com
petition in New York, is a
member of the 1962 graduat
ing class in the Nebraska Col
lege of Law.
Dr. Shugrue has just com
pleted work on a scholarly
study of the 18th century sen
timental novel, a volume soon
to be published.
presented to the "Outstanding
Nebraskans" at a luncheon
in the Union the same day.
Faculty members nom
inated must have been on the
University staff for at least
two years. Student candidates
may not be paid staff mem
bers of the Daily Nebraskan,
but columnists are eligible.
Steve 'Cage was thfc stu
dent recipient, and Dr. Char
les H. Patterson received the
faculty honor last semester.
Student winners include
Steve Schultz, Sandra Rei
mers, Diane Knotec Buther
us, Gail Katske Wishnow,
John Gourlay, Tom Novak,
Bob Novak, Mary Stromer,
Jack Rogers, Eldion Park,
Don Noble, Rovert R a u n,
Mrs. Ernest Herbts, Phylis
Bonner, Rod Ellerbush, Dave
McConahay, and Gage.