The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, April 30, 1965, Image 1

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CAMPUS . . .
JOHN KLEIN ANNOUNCED
his withdrawal from the As
sociated Students of the Uni
versity of Nebraska race
Wednesday and threw his sup
port for the presidency to Bill
Poppert.
Kent Neumeister is the oth
er remaining candidate. Lar
ry Frolik, Rich Meier and
Andy Taube are candidates
for the vice presidency.
ELEVEN OUTSTANDING
GRADUATES of the Univer
sity will participate in Mas
ter's Week, May 3 and 4, spon
sored by the Student Council.
Returning masters include
three newspaper editors, a
Judge, a college president, a
chemist, a former attorney
general, a radio personality
and three businessmen.
THE LEGISLATURE
KILLED a bill that would
have provided funds for the
University to construct park
ing facilities.
CITY . . .
THE CITY CHARTER RE
VISION COMMITTEE went
Into secret session again Tues
day night, to discuss "general
power of the city."
Members of the press were
asked to leave the executive
session, so that members
could more easily express
thiir opinions.
PLANS FOR LINCOLN'S
public improvement will cost
$9,477,826 for 1965-66, accord
ing to a program received by
the C i t y-County Planning
Commission.
The plan, which will be sub
mitted to the City Council, in
cludes park improvements,
Lincoln General Hospital,
streets and highways construc
tion and improvement and
commercial lighting.
SIX NOMINEES FOR THE
THREE City Council seats to
be filed on May 4 are Edward
Becker, John Comstock, Lloyd
Hinkley, Bill Murrell, Lawr
ence Murphy and Carroll
Thompson.
STATE . . .
A BILL PROVIDING FOR
automatic revocation of driv
ers' licenses if a person sus
pected of drunk driving re
fuses to take an alcohol-in-the-blood
test was advanced
to the Legislature's floor yes
terday. A person in this situation
would be given 20 to 30 days
notice of a year's revocation,
and could appeal his case to
a district court.
WORKERS LAID OFF by
the Omaha Cudahy plant shut
down will not be entitled to
unemployment pay, according
to State Labor Commissioner
Lambert Eitel Tuesday.
EIGHTEEN NEBRASKANS
earned National Merit Schol
arships, It was announced
Wednesday.
Winners are Amy Bouska,
Janet Lindgren, L a n d o n
Price, Paula Bacon, Cather
ine Ann Caffrey, Alan John
son, Susan Gosker, Kathleen
Augustin, David Forsyth, Wil
liam Origer, Robert Solick,
Walter Warnsholz, Craig Mc
Elroy, Robert Dawson, Mary
Lou Ribblfi, Elaine Tegtmeier,
Lloyd Wohlner and Nancy
Coufal.
NATION . . .
THE DOMINICAN REPUB
LIC is the scene of revolt and
the arrival of American Ma
rines to protect American
lives.
The U.S.-supported civilian
government was attacked by
young army officers in an up
rising beginning Saturday.
The U.S. Marines were called
by President Johnson Wednes
day night.
VIET NAM is the subject of
statements by Secretary of
Defense Robert McNamara,
President Johnson and French
President De Gaulle.
De Gaulle called for neu
trality and independence of
the nations of Southeast Asia,
but avoided any direct criti
cism of U.S. action there.
Secretary McNamara la
bled movements of North Viet
namese as "progressively
more flagrant and Uncon
strained" aggression in South
Vict Nam.
President Johnson said "to
stand firm is the only guar
antee of a lasting peace"
while restating plans to com
bat aggression and pursue
peace in Viet Nam,
By Wayne Kreuscher
Junior Staff Writer
Should a presidential candi
date promise to organize and
lay a structure for new stu
dent government or should he
give a list of programs and
things which he thinks this
new govrenment should try
to accomplish in the next
year?
This was the main question
in last night's Student Council
debates between Bill Poppert
and Kent Neumeister, who are
both candidates for president
of the new Student Associa
tion. Poppert took the first view
by saying, "The most impor
tant issue is to get the new
Constitution working and if
you get it working you will
get the new government
working."
Neumeister, on the o t h e r
hand, gave a long list of goals
and projects that he felt would
benefit the students and win
both their interest and atten
tion. He suggested such things as
expansion of recreation, an in
vestigation of text book
Vol. 80, No. 120
YR's Back Voting Bill,
Condemn Spending Limit
The University Young Re
publicans, at a meeting 7:00
p.m. yesterday, passed resolu
tions calling for passage of
the Voting Rights Bill of 1965
and condemning the amend
ment proposed to the Nebras
ka Legislature by the Citizen's
Voice for Sensible Spending.
The Voting Rights reso
lution was based on the fact
that "Americans are being
denied,-the- right to -vote be
cause of racial discrimina
tion," citing Selma, Alabama,
specifically.
The amendment proposed
to the Nebraska Legislature
would permanently limit the
amount that the state could
spend each year, unless a 4-5
Thirty-nine University scho
lars were honored last night
on their election to Phi Beta
Kappa, national liberal arts
and sciences honorary.
The new members were in
troduced at the Phi Beta Kap-pa-Sigma
Xi annual banquet
in the Nebraska Union. Guest
speaker at the banquet was
Dr. Ernest Simmons, former
chairman of the department
of Slavic languages and pro
fessor of Russian literature at
Columbia University.
Membership in Phi Beta
Kappa is limited to the top
ranking scholars in the Col
lege of Arts and Sciences.
The new members are:
Melvin Beal, philosophy; Pa
tricia Bergstrom, English;
Stephen Berquist, economics;
Carol Bieck, zoology; Rich
ard Blatny, chemistry - pre
mediclne. Ro b e r t Cherny, history;
Phi Beta &
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N-Club To Interview
For 1965 Sweetheart
Interviews for N-Club
Sweetheart will be held in
Room 332 Nebraska Union on
Sunday.
The interview times will
be:
Joyce Meyer, Alpha Xi Del
ta, 5:20; Jean Lemmon, Pound
Hull 9th, 5:25; Kay Kramer,
Kappa Alpha Theta, 5:30;
Marcia Melichnr. Burr East
Hall, 5:35.
Sue Devereaux, Piper Hall,
5:40; Roberta Glenn, Kappa
Delta, 5:45; Susie Parks, Ray
in o n d Hall, 5:50; Georgia
Merriam, Alpha Omlcron Pi,
5:55.
Cathi Hagen, Phi Mu, 6:00;
Rosalee Pleis, Towne Club,
6:05; Jackie Anderson, Pound
Hall, 6:10; Louetta Velte,
Pound Hall, 6:15.
Dlanne Crosby, Fedde Hall,
6:20; Sandy Stefanisin, Alpha
Phi, 6:25; Katnie Glade, Del
prices, luncheons and other
means of bringing the students
and faculty together, an ap
praisal of teachers and
courses, a tutor program and
an expansion of culture.
Neumeister said he would
reduce the tension between
the Greeks and Independents
and isolation of the city and
east campuses by rallying
them all together in certain
projects.
He named two specific pro
grams he felt would do this.
First by joining various or
ganizations on campus togeth
er in planning a program for
the 1967 Nebraska Centennial,
this program would show the
part the University has played
in Nebraska's history.
His second program to rally
the campus together is a pub
lic relations and cohesive proj
ect that will try to join the
various alumni and interested
University organizations
throughout the state in help
ing and backing the Univer
sity. Poppert, too, of course, sug
gested things which he would
like to do if elected, but most,
majority of senators and the
governor approved further
spending. j
The resolution called t h e
nronosal a "shnrt-sifhtprl I
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hindrance on the future
growth of the state."
Among resolutions passed
at the state YR convention
was one recommending the
introduction of a bill that
would propose a state con
stitutional convention.
The present constitution was
called "a legal hodge-podge
of baffling patchwork of 40
years' making."
The Legislature's Judiciary
committee was urged to use
its authority to introduce such
a bill.
appa
embers
Carl Colson, zoology-botany;
Richard Denton, physics; Ro
bert Gotcher, history; Joanie
Graves, art; Mrs. Barbara
Pandzik Grupe, English-art.
Donald Hanway, Jr., philosophy-psychology;
Julianne
Hempel, political science;
Thomas Holland, English; He
len James, chemistry; Nancy
Johnson, microbiology; Mrs.
Joan Morton.
Peggy King, English; Dav
id Kittams, chemistry; Thom
as Kort, English; Linda
Launer, English; Susan Mc
Clymont, Spanish; James
McGinnis, zoology.
Gaylen Meyer, mathemat
ics; Jamil Daoud Nammour,
philosophy; Melinda Nelson,
elementary education; Joan
Novak, chemistry-zoology;
Douglas Osterholm, zoology;
Jaunita Patterson, French
English. ta Gamma, 6:30; Kathy Web
er, Chi Omega, 6:35.
Marilyn Fuhrman, Love
Memorial Hall, 6:40; Beverly
Armstrong, Delta Delta Del
ta, 6:45; Linda Keating, Kap
pa Kappa Gamma, 6:50; Jean
Ehlers, Alpha Chi Omega,
6:55.
Sharon Schmeeckle, Z e t a
Tau Alpha, 7:00; Jeanne Flan
agan, Alpha Delta Pi, 7:05;
Barbara Pflasterer, Gamma
Phi Beta, 7:10; Diana Focht,
Pi Beta Phi, 7:15.
Nancy Stuart, Sigma Kap
pa, 7:20; Nuncy Michael,
Heppner Hall, 7:25; Francie
Ogden, Love Hall, 7:30.
Four finalists will be chosen
from these applicants. The
1965 N-Club Sweetheart will
be crowned at the N-Club dinner-dance
on Mry L'5, at the
Town and Country.
The 1964 N-Club Sweetheart
is Patty Johns of Gamma
Phi Beta sorority.
his plans were connected with
the administration of the new
government.
He said a committee should
be devised that will be com
pletely divorced from the As
sociation which will handle
projects such as Masters and
Student discount cards which
don't need to be handled by
the senate itself.
Poppert also said he felt
senate members should be
limited to membership on only
one committee and students
from outside the student gov
ernent should help to fill up
the. rest of the positions on
individual committees.
He pointed out that one of
the first and most important
things the Association needed
to do rather than start a lot of
new programs was to compile
the by-laws for the new gov
ernment. Poppert plans on reducing
student apathy by putting stu
dents outside of the Associa
tion on student government
committees. Neumeister will
do this by showing the stu
dents that the government is
interested in leading them and
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I 'Masters'
I To Begin
I Sunday
The University Masters pro
gram will begin Sunday and
will last through Tuesday of
next week.
The program gives stu
dents an unusual opportunity
to meet and talk with sever
al alumni leaders who have
acnievea outstanding success
in their chosen fields. j Next vea.,g student gov.
Masters for 1965 are Paul ernment ," Cuz GuenzeL
Babson, Dr. James Jensen, junior, said, "will set the pat
PLv PaulTlTBare- Gene Robb'jtern of student action for the
Arthur We aver, Herbert; next decade."
crowneu, Haroia uorey, Mrs.
Hazel Stebbins, Judge John
Brown, William McClerry and
Harold Andersen.
Carol Phelps, secondary
education ; Jean Probasco,
political science; Mary Roes
er, Latin-French; Kathleen
Robertson, French - English;
Robert Schwabauer, mathe
m a t i c s-civll engineering;
Charles Smith, English; Ri
chard Smith, physics-mathematics.
Robert Steinmeier, chemis
try; Dennis Wallwey, chemis
try; Karen Woodward,
French-Spanish.
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contest, enc toss, bale stacking and straw hunt. A trophy
winning house and plaques to the individu al winners. Following the picnic supper, the
Coachmen will play outside at a street dunce. Students wishing to attend may buy a
ticket for 75 cents at the East Union.
presenting them a number of
new programs.
If he is elected, Neumeister
said his relationship with the
Senate will be flexible and
pragmatic.
He will expand the Associa
tion's duties outside of the
campus in public relations
campaigns. "The president,"
he said, "can't attempt to be
a constitutional lawyer and
sit in his office and read the
Constitution all day."
Poppert answered Neumei
ster by saying, "I don't en
vision sitting in my office and
studying the Constitution all
day." He went on to point out
that he felt a lot of programs
couldn't possibly work until
first the student government
is organized, the by laws writ
ten and the committees
formed.
Both Poppert and Neumei
ster, after explaining their
various viewpoints, were
asked questions from the au
dience, Neumeister was asked how
he could possibly justify stu
dent govenment acting as a
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Better contact with consti
tuents, book prices, student
discount cards, discrimina
tion, controversy, teacher
evaluation
These problems and many
others were expressed by the
thirteen candidates running
for Student Senate as repre
sentatives of Teachers Col
lege. Seven people will be
.wtpfi
Three things which she men
tioned student government
should work on next year were
student book prices, the li
brary schedule and discrim
ination. Miss Guenzel pointed out
that something is wrong when
both the regent's book prices
and commercial book prices
are the same. She also said
that she felt student govern
ment should be a profit-making
body providing that the
profit is used to help the stu
dents. "This year," she said,
"Council has been thought of
by most of the representa
tives as a non-profit organiza
tion, but it's not an organiza
tion and it does need to make
money in order to carry on
worthwhile investigations and
projects for the students."
She said the library should
be kept open more during va
cation periods for the benefit
of Lincoln and nearby students
The All-Ag picnic begins today at 6:30 p.m. at the East
will feature a pie-eating contest, tug-of-war, greased pig
public relations agent for the
University. He answered by
saying that the tuition situa
tion in the state Legislature
shows that the University's
public relations have fallen
down so it s up to the students
to do what they can in inform
ing the public.
Neumeister was also asked
if it wasn't true that book
prices have been investigated
since 1898 and if it wasn't
true that recreational facili
ties hadn't been improved on
ly because the University
didn't have enough money.
He defended himself by say
ing that book price and rec
reation investigations were
good, if for no other reason
than that they created inter
est and let people know where
the problems are so that
something can eventually be
done.
"No one," Neumeister
stressed, "should be naive to
student government and its
possibilities."
"We don't have unlimited
p o w e r," Neumeister said,
"but we can suggest and
and that student government
has to continue cracking down
on discrimination.
Bob Samuelson. junior, said.
"We've investigated the book
store time after time and nev
er accomplished anything.
What we need to Jo is put
more stress on Alpha Phi
Omega, the student book ex
change." He also said that student
government should try to help
other organizations on campus
get more controversial speak
ers from both the left and the
right.
Tom Philips, sophomore,
said the new government was
i going to have to be ilexiDJe
to meet the many problems
that will arise.
One of the first problems he
foresaw is the lax wording in
the constitution especially
concerning the duties of the
president and vice president.
Lincoln independents' parti
cipation in campus activities
is one area that Pam Wood,
freshman, said she thought
student government should
work on next year.
Kristin Bitner, freshman,
put improving communica
tions between the Teachers
College representatives and
the students high on her list
of things she would like to
do if elected.
She said that some type of
bulletin board or suggestion
box could be used in the col
lege to improve these com
munications. will be presented to the
work in these areas and bring
them to students' attention."
Poppert was questioned Just
as hard as Neumeister. He
was asked what the difference
would be between his outside
students on government
committees and the Associ
ates. He answered that the
associates will be moving
around from one committee
to another and the other stu
dents will just stay in one
area.
Poppert was also asked sim
ply "What is the new govern
ment going te be doing?" He
said it would take care of
projects related to definite
committees.
He was asked how he could
possibly plan a new govern
ment or interpret laws with
out first having some definite
legislation. Poppert answered
that he firmly felt that inter
nal problems, the structure of
the new government still had
to come first before definite
legislation.
Neumeister summarized his
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Friday, April 30, 1965
"We need more controversi
al speakers and more of an
intellectual atmosphere," said
John Scholl, sophomore.
He also said that some t
of evaulation system that
would appraise courses, teach
ers and materals wa leeded
in Teachers College.
Ron Neel, junior, saiJ he
would like to start .a Teach
ers College discussion' board
to represent the students in
this college.
Rebecca (Becky ) Marshall
said she wanted to see stu
dent government really begin
to govern the students and
molding student opinion rath
er that just being another or
ganization. She pointed out that student
government especially needs
to reflect student opinion in
the area of legislation and
with the Nebraska legislature.
The parking situation and
communications between the
Teachers College representa
tives and the students are
both concerns of Rich (Bum
by) Stangle.
Stangle said he wanted to
start a Teachers College
board where members of the
college could let their repre
sentatives know what they
want and be also wants to in
vestigate the parking situa
tion. Karen Westerberg, sopho
more, said she felt the Stu
dent Welfare Committee
should be expanded. She ex
plained that the student dis
count cards snouia Decome
more effective and that stu
dent government should con
tinue being in charge of them.
Arts &. Sciences candidate
John Dzerk, freshman, men
tioned four areas where he
thought council should take
action next year: the advis
or system, Arts & Science
curriculum, campus speak
ers and teacher evaluation.
He said that many of the
Arts & Sciences requirement!
need to be studied and pos
sibly changed, especially the
science requirements.
Phi Eta Sigma
To Hold Initiation
Nearly 100 men wiH be in
itiated into Phi Eta Sigma
honorary fraternity Sunday
night. The initiation cere
mony -for the freshman men s
honorary will begm at 5:30
p.m.
Vance Rogers, president ol
Nebraska Wesleyan Univer
sity, will be the honored guest
and will speak at the dinner
which is scheduled to begin
at 6:30. After the dinner.
Rogers will be initiated into
the group.
John Lonnquist, senior ad
visor for Phi Eta Sigma, said
that this is probably the
largest group ever to be in
vited to join the honorary.
He went on to say that
President Lyndon Johnson Is
a member of Phi Eta Sigma,
which has chapters through
out the United States.