The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 05, 1963, Image 1

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CAMPUS . . .
GREEK WEEK 1963 began
iasi Saturday with the All
Greek Marathon, a twenty-
seven mile relay, from Crete
to Lincoln. Hie relay was run
Dy members of the Greek let
ter fraternities on campus.
kach fraternity entered at
least one man and paid an
entrance fee of $10. The $240
received was donated to the
Shriners, for their Crippled
Children's Hospital.
campaign began Sunday, with
the installation of 107 belts in
campus automobiles. The In
nocents and the Jr. IFC mem
bers worked at the north en
trance to the Student Union
from 2 to 9 p.m. installing the
barrister and commentator
for the British Broadcasting
company, spoke at the Urn
versity Wednesday about the
need for Britain's entry into
the European Common Mar
ket. Jackson sa'a that if Bri
tain was a member of the
Common Market, and their
was cooperation on both sides
of the Atlantic, we could
leave the Soviet Union and
Red China to fight between
Vol. 76, No. 85
The Daily Nebraskan
Friday, April 5, 1963
y s
Catholics received their
church's sacrament of Con
firmation in a gigantic cere
mony last Sunday at Persh
ing Auditorium. Pershing
had a capacity crowd of 7,000
persons witness the event
which was officiated by 6 bish
ops from 5 states.
PARTMENT scored twice last
week during raids on the
Star it e Club and Gene's
Steak House. Three members
of the department attempted
to purchase liquor in the clubs
and were accomodated even
though they did not have
membership cards. Seven em
ployees of the two clubs were
arrested during the raids.
A retirement bill which
would set up a plan for
all state employees not cov
ered by retirement plans re
ceived strong support during
its hearing before the labor
and public welfare committee
of the state legislature,
Wednesday. The bill is to in
clude all state employees rath
er than only a part of them.
VEY shows that Nebraskans
will pay more through a state
income tax than through the
present method of property
taxation. The first year, ac
cording to the paper, the
state's income tax would
probably range between 1.91
and 2.13 per cent of the tax
able income.
iKfeASbii the state tax on
pari-mutuel betting from two
per cent to three per cent
The present two per cent rate
brings the state $750,000 in re
venue each year. The bill
passed by a vote of 26-15.
COMMITTEE of the legislat
ure says that the Governor
should be the highest paid
elective officer in the state.
They have recommended
raising his salary $4,000 from
its present $14,000 to $18,000.
(CPS) A Kennedy administration program to entice
top college students into federal government careers is
turning into a political squabble in Washington.
The debate centers around the hiring of college stu
dents for government jobs in Washington during the
summer. More than 7,000 students worked in the capitol
last summer, as engineers, stenographers, typists, congres
sional assistants and in many other positions for various
federal agencies.
Before last summer, it was entirely up to the federal
agency involved to determine who would get these jobs.
The students did, however, Save to meet the standards set
by the Civil Service Commission or the individual govern
ment agency.
This year, the White House has ordered federal agen
cies to submit detailed plans for the hiring of summer help.
White House assistant Dorothy Davies said that the
administration intends merely to coordinate the summer
student employment program.
But several federal agencies charged that the new
"coordination" system could lead to a new manner of
doling out patronage for political profit.
Representative Lindley Beckworth (D-Texas) has intro
duced legislation to apportion summer government jobs in
the nation's capitol on a state population basis. Beckworth
said this week that he is getting encouraging support from
both parties on the bill.
The administration last summer inaugurated a series
of seminars and meetings for the students working at the
capitoL Such speakers as Attorney General Robert Ken
nedy and Stewart Udall, Secretary of the Interior, spoke
to the students on the challenges and opportunities of a
government career.
Mrs. Davies denied that the White House "coordina
tion" would result in an increase in political patronage.
She said that the new system would make sure that "good
kids don't get lost in the niring shuffle . . . and that we
end up with a representative group."
Mrs. Davies said that she is seeking information on
educational background, work experience and legal resi
dences of students applying for jobs this summer.
The Civil Service and the Budget Bureau have directed
all agencies to submit estimates of the number of students
they expect to employ during the summer. Mrs. Davies
has requested copies of these statements.
She said last summer, the government only planned
to hire 1,500 students for the vacation period. But by the
middle of June, 7,923 students were on government
Administration spokesmen said that the seminars held
last summer could be termed "a general success." Mrs.
Davies hopes to increase the geographic representivity of
the students employed this year.
Students from the Washington area have gotten the
biggest share of the jobs in the past But the administration
will oppose Representative Beckwortn's proposal to enforce
geographic apportionment, on grounds that it limits free
choice of the best students.
Dr. Suttie Lectures
On Fluorine Effects
Police Halt
On March
Lincoln police Wednesday
halted 40 University students
from picketing in front of
City Hall for the preservation
of trees that are being re
moved for parking space.
Police ' said that city laws
revented picketing unless
their number were reduced
to two on each side o the
Earlier this week the City
Council unanimously au
thorized the conversion of the
park area east of City Hall in
to 14 additional parking stalls
for city officials and employ
ees. The students, mostly from
the department of architec
ture, were watched by citv
officials from the widows of
City Hall.
Some of the student plac
ards read: "Help Stamp Out
Parking Lots," "City Fathers,
Is This Progress?" "Tree
Cutting Is Un-American,"
"Parking Lots Are Built By
Men of Measured Merri
ment." One pictured a tree
and had the captain: "Color
Me Gone."
The students argued that
while a few city officials may
benefit from the added park
ing stalls, the city of Lincoln
will lose by the removal of
the trees which are the only
natural green spot left in
downtown Lincoln.
City Hall has a 32-stall park
ing lot, but 52 persons are au
thorized to use the free parking.
Doscyss K1U
icy Afi
AAudkvest CoGndcflve
The Midwest Model United
Nations (MMUN), composed
of representatives of Midwest
ern universities and colleges,
held in St. Louis last week
did much to clarify the oper
ations of the UN and U.S.
policy, according to mem
bers of the University dele
gation. The purpose of the confer
ence was not only to make
the UN work known to stu
dents, but to encourage stu
dents to reach conclusions
about United States policies
and develop a student public
which takes action upon its
beliefs, said delegate Susie
The MMUN was divided
into five committees at the
St. Louis conference: the trus
teeship committee, political
and security committee, eco
nomic and financial commit
tee, special political commit
tee and the security commit
tee. Each country was repre
sented in the first four com
mittees, but only the actual
members participated in the
security' committee, she said.
Students representing
France, China, Russia, Great
Britain and the United States
were able to exercise the veto
The committees discussed
resolutions which had been
submitted by the various
schools concerning the coun
try hey represented. Each
committee was allowed to su
mit three resolutions to the
General Assembly for discus
sion by all the member na
Topics facing the trustee
ship committee were those of
South West Africa, the ques
tion of the possessions of the
United States, the question of
Angola and the future of the
trusteeship committee itself,
Through extended discusion
proposals were submitted
concerning each, Miss Segrist
The political and security
committee considered wheth
er or not to seat the People's
Republic of China in the UN
and the need for a permanent
United Nations Armed Force.
The economic and financial
committee discussed the fu
ture and scope of the UN Spe
cial Fund, the improvement
of world market conditions
and the future of and respon
sibility of nations in connec
tion with the UN bond issue.
The special political com
mittee dealt with the report
of the UN Scientific Commit
tee on the effects of atomic
radiation, peaceful uses of
outer space and the action
which should be taken con-
Peace Corps Delegate For Miimst
Points To Success Of Organization
h Motions Seek More Volunteers
fired across the United State's
Floridian last Friday. Al
though the ship was not hit,
two U.S. Navy Corsair fight
ers were sent to the scene.
By the time they arrived,
"nothing was going on," ac
cording to Washington offic
ials. The Cubans have since
issued a formal apology to the
United States for the inci
said that it will not allow the
Cuban refugee raiding parties
to use American soil as a
base for their operations. The
action was taken because of
the concern that the raids
might cause the cold war to
turn into a hot war in thej
ticklish Caribbean area. I
took over the Country from
the president last -Monday.)
The coup wag apparently be
gun when the former leftist,
president Juan Arevalo re
turned from exile Friday
night to stage a political (
rne euects or fluorine on
humans and animals was the
subject of a talk given last
night at the Ag College's Bio
chemistry auditorium.
Dr. J. W. Suittie, a fluor
ine researcher at Wisconsin
University, said that fluorine
was probably not one of the
essential trace elements. That
is, its absence from the diet
doesn't cause deficiency dis
In his slide talk. Dr. Sut
tie divided those who are
against fluoridation into four
"There are sincere scien
tists who are against fluorida-
Interviews Slated
For Spring Day
Spring Day interviews have
been set for Sunday from
2:15 to 5 p.m.. in 345 Student
Union, according to Trudy
Erwin, publicity chairman.
Interested students : may
sign up outside 339 student
Union today and tomorrow.
No applications are needed.
Students may work in one
of four areas: Men's games,
Women's games, Publicity
and Trophies.
"The student must be in
good standing with the Uni
versity," said Miss Krwin.
"They must be willing to
work and have enthusiasm."
Trips Committee
Plans Ski Party
The Student Union Trips
and Tours Committee is spon
soring a Ski Trip party for all
students who have been on
one ski trip and for those
interested in going next year.
The party will be April 10 at
7 p.m. in 334 Student Union.
Pictures of the' 1962 and
1963 Ski Trips will be shown.
Students who have any films,
slides or snapshots are re
quested to bring them to the
Union program office April 8.
The committee will arrange
the order of presentation.
Students may purchase Ski
Trip emblems for 50 cents,
at the party and coffee and
doughnuts will be served.
tion because of a lack of sup
porting evidence. But as
more evidence comes in,
more of these scientists are
coming out for fluoridation,
Suttie said.
"Second," he said, "there
are those who argue against
government s right to 'mass
medication'. Third are the
food faddists, and fourth are
those who react against some
unsupported claims by Fluor
idation proponents."
The chemical mechanisms
involving fluorine are not
clear, said Suttie, but in bones
and teeth the fluorine re
places hydroxide groups in
crystaline deposits of
Calcium and Phosphate Apa
tites. Noting that Lincoln's water
naturally contains about
.340.4 parts per million of flu
oride, Suttie said that might
have a beneficial effect on
dental health.
Nebraskan Staff Writer
Dr. Clarence Josephson,
representative from tht Peace
Corps for the Midwest, told
students yesterday that there
are three important factors
which indicate the success of
the Peace Corps.
All of the 50 countries re
questing volunteers for the
first time .asked for more
many for twice or three
times and some for four
times as many.
When the Peace Corps
budget returned to Congress
for appropriations for the
second year, Congressmen
overwhelmingly doubled the
$30 million given to the or
ganization the first year.
At first the Communists
made fun of the Peace Corps
and said that American
youths were just going over
and fraternizing with the na
tive people. A year ago, the
Communists began a big
propaganda campaign against
the Peace Corps because they j
felt that something was be
ing accomplished, said Dr.
This year 4500 Americans
Boots, Uniforms
Overtake Coliseum
Polished boots and pressed
uniforms will take over the
University Coliseum and Mili
tary Science building tomor
row with the 1963 Drill Meet
of the Second Regiment of
Pershing Rifles.
Ten companies will compete
for trophies. Universities rep
resented will be Nebraska,
Iowa, Iowa State, Wisconsin,
Minnesota, South Dakota, St
John's, Marquette, the . Uni
versity of Wisconsin branch
at Milwaukee and South
Dakota State College.
Pershing Rifles was founded
at the University in 1891 by
Gen. John J. Pershing.
The Second Regiment's
ceremonies tomorrow morn
ing will include squad, indi
vidual and platoon competi
tion and regimental review.
In the reviewing stand at 10
a.m. in the Coliseum will be
Gov. Frank Morrison; Chan
cellor Clifford Hardin; Capt
Deinison Compton, advisor,
Lincoln Sub-Sector Command;
Capt Kenneth Johnson, com
manding officer, Company C,
355th Infantry Regiment;
and MSgt. George Downie,
advisor, Lincoln Sub-Sector
Tomorrow afternoon two
coed drill, teams, the Mar
Cadettes of Marquette Uni
versity and Nebraska's Ca
dence Countesses will appear.
Men's exhibition teams will
also perform..
Awards will be presented at
a banquet tomorrow night at
the Nebraska Center. The
only living member of Persh
ing Rifles to serve under Gen.
Pershing at NU, Harry Fol
mer will speak to the cadets.
Other speakers will be Gen.
Douglas Quandt, commanding
officer of the 16th Army Corps
with headquarters in Omaha;
Lt CoL Clyde Willindorf,
deputy commanding officer
of the 14th Army Corps, and
Lee Chatfield, director of the
University's Junior Division-
participated in the Peace!
Corps program. Forty per
cent ot these were women.:
By the end of 1953, the
Peace Corps plans to have
9,000 volunteers, said Dr. Jo
He said that church-spon
sored colleges have produced
more than their share of vol
unteers. State universities
have a large number of par
ticipants, but in relation to
their enrollment, the number
is smalL
Interested students should
write for the application form
in the fall of their senior year
so they may take the October
placement test which could
be given on this campus, sug
gested Dr. Josephson.
The test is long and com
prehensive. It is not graded,
but used to determine what
skill the person has.
The two years start with
the three to four month train
ing program on a university
campus. Travel expenses will
be paid to the training cen
ter. Dr. Josephson said that
many are sent to the Univer
sity of New Mexico because
of the ideal climate.
During the training period,
future volunteers take educa
tion courses, if they plan to
teach, language courses,
courses in the history and
culture of the country to
which they are going, a brief
review of American history,
physical education courses,
and a survey of political sci
ence philosophies.
If a volunteer goes to train
ing without a language course
behind him, he will receive a
more concentrated study of
the language needed. Dr. Jo
sephson said that of the 4500
Volunteers in lest year's pro-
Innocents Resume
Seat Belt Program
The Innocents Society will
be installing seat belts today
at the north entrance to the
Student Union. The third and
last date for seat belt installa
tion, which is part of the In
nocents safety program, is
Thursday, April 11, according
to John Nolon, president
Tickets for the seat belts
are $5. They may be pur
chased at the site of installa
tion, Nolon said.
Installation will run from 2
p.m. to 9 p.m. today.
gram, 1300 entered with no
language background.
He said that about seven to
eight percent of the people
who enter the training period
are rejected by the end of
it He stressed that this was
usually due to personality
faults and not because of
People are accepted on the
basis of applications and rec
ommendations and there is no
personal interview before the
training period starts. The
Peace Corps does not want
people who are out to sell
their own ideas to govern
ment and tell them the way
things should be done. A bas
ic qualification of the volun
teer is to have respect for
other points of views on sub
jects, he said.
Dr. Josephson said that a
person can voluntarily drop
out of Hie Peace Corps at
any time, even after they are
overseas. He said that the
organization does not want
anyone who is not in com
plete sympathy with the pro-!
The volunteer is given Iwo
preferences oa the country to
which h wants to go. The
Peace Corps will probably
give him one of the first jobs
that comes through, but he
can wan for his preference to
come through with no prej
udice on his application, he
Of the 4500 volunteers,
about 1200 are in Latin Amer
ica, 1800 in Africa and the
others in Asia and islands
throughout the world.
Groups of 20-30 are usually
sent to one country although
they do not work in one
place at one job. Dr. Joseph
son said that if volunteers are
sent to rural areas, they are
sent in pairs. Meetings of all
volunteers in the country are
held about four times a year.
Dr. Josephson said that vol
unteers become acquainted
with the government of that
country and work for ft
Where possible they work un
der a native supervisor and
along with a native.
When volunteers leave the
Peace Corps after their two
years (they cannot re-enlist),
they receive a termination al
lowance of $1890.
Sally Larson is the chair
man of the Peace Corps com
mittee of Student Council.
cerning the question of Hun
gary. Some of the delegations
wore the dress of the country
they were representing, said
Miss Segrist. The Russian
delegation frequently pounded
their shoes on the tables and
succeeded in coercing neigh
boring countries into voting
their way, she added.
The students noted that the
major fault of the General
Assembly was an inability to
get to the real issues because
of being bogged down in par
liamentary procedure.
The resolutions which
passed the General Assembly
of the MMUN will be sent to
the UN. Although no action
will probably be taken, UN
members will give them some
consideration, Miss Segrist
Rev. Tr afford Mahcr, direc
tor of the department of ed
ucation and the human rela
tions center at St. Louis Uni
versity and the chairman of
the Missouri Advisory Com
mittee to the United States
Commission on Civil Rights,
opened the session.
His speech centered on the
"Major Issue in the UN To
day: the Human Issue."
At the closing session Dr.
Andrew Cordier, a former ad
visor to the president of the
UN, addressed the delegates
on "The United Nations in a
World of Tensions." His ex
perience afforded an inside
look into the problems of UN
Spartans Set
To Highlight
Greek Week
The Spartans from Colorado
will be featured at tomorrow
night's Greek Week BalL
The Spartans spent last
summer playing in Estes
Park and are presently con
tracted to play at Tulagi's in
Boulder, Colo., every Satur
day night They are engaged
to play during the coming
summer at the Cinema
Center in Hollywood, Californ
ia. Women's Hours have been
extended to 2 a.m. for the
dance, which will last from
9 to 1 a.m., according to
Dean Helen Snyder, associate
dean of student affairs.
The ball will be held in
Pershing Auditorium and is
open to all students. Tickets
are $2.50 per couple and may
be purchased at the door.
Scholars Receive
Top Recognition
At Greek Banquet
The top senior Greek male
scholar was presented a
watch and the top female a
bracelet at the Interfraterni-ty-Panhellenic
Banquet Wednesday.
Mary Weatherspoon, Kappa
Alpha Tbeta, was the top fe
male scholar with 8.321 cumu
lative average for 106 hours.
Larry Hammer, FarmHouse,
was the top male with a 7.991
cumulative for 114 hours.
Nancy Miller, Alpha Chi
Omega, 8.282, and Pat Mul
len, Kappa Alpha Tbeta, 8.
163, were the second and third
top female scholars.
Fred Murphy, Sigma Alpha
Epsilon, 7.467, and Gary
Thrasher, Sigma Nu, 7.434,
followed Hammer in the male
The five day weather fore
cast released yesterday by
the United States Weather
Bureau in Lincoln, calls for
temperatures averaging 2 to
5 degrees above normal dur
ing the weekend. Normals for
this time of year are a high
of 59 and a low of 37. There
is a possibility one-half to one
inch of showers this week.
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