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    Monday, Feb. 28, 1966
The Daily Nebraskan
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JUBILANT KAPPA'S . . . cheer their skitmaster, Cheryl
Crosier, as she heads for the stage and the first place
award at Coed Follies Saturday night. The winning skit was
entitled "A Big Wide Wondcrfull World."
AWS Slatings Include
Dual Representation
Candidates for AWS Board
positions for the March 9 elec
tions are representing living
areas as well as respective
classes. Women may vote for
candidates from the living
unit in which they live and
from their class.
East Campus
One individual will repre
sent east campus. The three
candidates are:
Evelyn George who is pres
ently carrying a 2.9 average
and w a member of the inter
dorm coordinating council.
'Gas Leak'
Forces Lab
Evacuation
A supposed gas leak which
caused the evacuation of Av
ery Lab Friday afternoon and
brought fire and gas trucks
to the University has been
termed a false alarm.
Dr. Norman Cromwell,
chairman and professor of
chemistry, said that the gas
smell was found to be only a
problem of ventilation.
"We evacuated the building
from about 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.
before we finally figured out
the cause of the smell," ex
plained Cromwell.
According to Cromwell, the
supposed gas leak was caused
in one of the laboratories by
a sulfur compound which is
used to put an obnoxious odor
in natural gas so that leaks
in gas lines can be detected.
The compound had been used
correctly, and the fumes were
eliminated by a ventilating
hood.
However, an east wind
picked up these fumes and
Mew them up to the roof of
the lab, where they were
drawn In by the building's
ventilating system and recir
culated throughout the lab.
"We were very concerned,
because a few months ago,
we did have a serious gas
leak in the tunnels outside the
building," Cromwell said.
"Something will have to be
done to the ventilating sys
tem so that we can always be
sure when we do have a gas
leak."
Students Attend
PTP Conference
n
Six University students re
cently attended the People-to-People
regional conference.
An international student
panel presented a program to
the group. In addition, there
was a discussion of the role
of the foreign student ad
visor. U.S. Senator Pierson
from Kansas also spoke.
University students attend
ing included Joel Swanson,
Steve Matthews, Sarah Helm.
Ann Kennedy, Pam Kot and
Carolyn Bedient.
Her activities include vice
president of Fedde Hall,
treasurer of the ag executive
board, ag executive board
representative for the Univer
sity 4-H club, public relations
director of the Home Econom
ics chapter, chairman of the
personnel committee for Hos
pitality Day and a AWS rep
resentative. Jan Kaufmann who is pres
ident of Burr East and a
member of Alpha Lambda
Delta. She is carrying a 3.7
average and is vice president
of Phi U p s i 1 o n Omicron,
home economics honorary.
Her other activities include
being social and service
chairman of the Home Eco
nomics chapter, assistant
chairman of Hospitality Day,
program chairman of HEEA
and finalist for Ideal Nebras
ka Coed. She also belongs to
UNSEA and the University
4-H club.
Janet Whitney who is car
rying 3.2 average and is a
member of east campus
Builders, a Ag Union com
mittee and the University 4-H
club.
City Campus
The city campus dormitor
ies will have three represen
tatives on the Board. Candi
dates are:
Betty Hearld who is carry
ing a 3.1 average and is a
member of the YWCA juve
nile court committee.
Pam Hubbard, a member
of the Union trips and tours
committee and carrying a 3.8
average.
Elaine Kallos who is a floor
president in Pound Hall and
carrying a 3.1 average.
Kathryn Kearns who is a
member of Lambda Tau and
the Builders tour committee
with a 2.7 average.
Candy May who is a student
assistant in Selleck and a
member of Nebraska Mas
quers. She is carrying a 2.6
average.
Lynda Shannon who has a
3.0 average and activities in
clude work with the Malone
Center.
Tish Voichahoske who is
chairman of the Friends of
SNCC student conduct com
mittee and a member of New
man Club and the Council on
Religion. She has a 3.3 aver
age. Andrea Warren who is a
transfer student with a 3.2 av
erage. Off-Campus
Candidates for the one po
sition representing off-campus
students are:
Carol Bartlett who is a
member of Towne Club and
has a 2.6 average. She was
an AWS worker and Builders
First Glance section editor.
She also belongs to UNSEA
and the YWCA.
Jodie Brum who has been
an AWS worker and an AWS
representative. She is secre
tary of Alpha Delta Pi and a
member of Angel Flight and
Builders publicity committee.
Jane Handa who is a mem
ber of teenage project and the
Union talks and topics com
mittee. She is carrying a 3.2
average.
Gary Larsen, Miss Winterer
Named 'Outstanding, IdeaV
It was a "Big Wide Won
derful World" for Kappa Kap
pa Gamma, Gary Larsen and
Erma Winterer Friday night
as they won top awards at
Coed Follies.
Kappa Kappa Gamma so
rority won the first place
skit award for "It's a Big
Wide Wonderful World," a
musical narody on the world
situation in which president
Johnson" handed out money.
Larsen and Miss Winterer
were crowned the 1966 Out
standing collegiate man and
Idcd Nebraska Coed.
Second and third place skit
awards went to Pi Beta Phi's
"Dame Catastrophe" and Al
pha Phi s "The Best Place
for Me."
Travelers Act
Three Tri Delt freshmen,
who call themselves the Belle
Cantos, won the first place
travelers act award for their
performance of original songs
The trio, which includes Cin
dy and Sandy Hunter and
Ruth Bernhardt, received a
long ovation from the audi
ence after their performance.
A group of Alpha Xi Delta
pledges who performed in
"Black Out" won the second
place travelers act award.
Other skits in the show
African Discussion Group Explores
Country's Curren Political Problems
By Nancy Henrickson
Junior Staff Writer
The first discussion in a
series concerning today's Af
rica centered on the politi
cal, economic and education
al problems in South Africa.
The program, sponsored by
the University YMCA, took
place Sunday in the Nebras
ka Union.
Esrom Maryogo and Fes
tur Obioha, University Afri
can students, Edson Nyama
fene, an African student at
Nebraska Wesleyan, and Dave
Kittams, chairman of the
YMCA committee, led the dis
cussion. Only about $18 per child is
spent on education each year
in South Africa. The empha
sis is upon tribal custom and
they want to revive every
thing that was there before,
Maryogo said.
Obioha described the gov
ernment as a concentration of
power structured like Rho
desia's government, an open
ly white supremist govern
ment. The government made
eight different tribal entities
for all Africans.
Tribal chiefs are appointed
by the government to rule
the African community. It Is
the only political responsi
bility of the African people
and they take orders from
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An internationally famous song-writing team often called the "Rodgers and Hammer
stein of France," The Varel and Bailly Chanteurs De Paris, will perform in the Nebraska
Union Ballroom at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Hailed by the New York Journal-American as "The most exciting group of singing
young men we've heard in years," they sing largely folk and popular songs of "pure
nostalgic delight."
Admission to the performance is free and tickets may be picked up at the Nebrasika
Union concession stand.
were performed by Chi Ome
ga, Gamma Phi Beta and
Pound Hall. A Kappa Delta
singing trio and a modern
dance by Jean Finnell, Zeta
Tau Alpha, rounded out the
travelers acts.
Outstanding
Larsen, who was chosen
Outstanding Collegiate Man,
is a junior majoring in chem
istry. He is president ot the
Interfraternity Council and
has a 4.0 plus average. He is
a member of Beta Sigma Psi
fraternity.
The Ideal Nebraska Coed,
Miss Winterer, is a j u n i o r
majoring in German and is
a member of Kappa Delta
sorority. She is the new pres
ident of Panhellenic and has
a 4.0 plus average.
Other finalists for Ideal
Nebraska Coed were Jeanne
Fauss, Carolyn Freeman, Pam
Hedgecock, Jan Kaufmann,
Candy Sasso and Joan Spiv
ey. Other outstanding Collegiate
Man finalists were Roger
Doerr, F. C. Green, Larry
Johnson, Jim Knyoun, Robert
Milligan and Andy Taube.
Finalists
Eleven eligible bachelor fi
nalists and twelve beauty
queen finalists for the 1966
the South African Nationalis
tic government.
"Time is against the pre
sent situation. The only thing
Mortar Board
To Require 3.0
For Membership
Scholastic eligibility for
membership in the Black
Board has been set at 3.000
cumulative average on the
new grade point conversion,
according to Barb Beckman,
Mortar Board.
Due to a mechanical error,
the new eligibility require
ment was given Friday in the
Daily Nebraskan to be a 2.3.
According to Miss Beck
man, most Mortar Board
chapters at Universities with
a 4-point grading system use
the 3.0 average for eligibility
in the honorary.
"This semester, we will use
a combination of the old 9
point scale and the new sys
tem to determine scholastic
eligibility," Miss Beckman
said. "Last semester's aver
age will be taken into consid
eration when the old accumu
lative average was between
a 6.4 and 6.6," she explained.
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Cornhusker were announced
by Jim "DeMars, Cornhusker
associate editor.
Robert Goulet, singer and
night club entertainer, will
choose Miss Cornhusker, five
beauty queens and five eligi
ble bachelors from the final
ists. The eligible bachelor final
ists and their residences are:
Nate Branch, Selleck Quad
rangle; Buzz Brashear, Kap
pa Sigma; Steve Curry, Sig
ma Phi Epsilon; Roger Brodd,
Delta Upsilon; Mike Grace,
Sigma Phi Epsilon; Klaus
Hartman, Gather Hall.
Roger Hansen; Theta Xi;
Vic Hancock, Chi Phi; Stu
Wiley, Phi Gamma Delta;
Gary Klein, Ag Men; and
Andy Tautoe, Sigma Chi.
Beauty queen finalists are:
Jan Achelpohl, Alpha Phi;
Vivienne Amack, Pound;
Becky Brackle, Alpha Phi;
Jean Delbridge, Pi Beta Phi;
Jackie Freeman, Kappa Kap
pa Gamma; Annette Gessner,
Delta Delta Delta; Mary Jo
Sharrar, Delta Gamma.
Susan Sitorius, Alpha Delta
Pi; Karen Noll, Chi Omega;
Pam Wragge, Pound Hall;
Susan Dowe, Kappa Alpha
Theta; and Jeanne H o w a rd,
Kappa'Alpha Theta.
the African people can hope
for is status quo," Obioha
said.
He noted that the govern
ment can arrest a group of
people meeting without gov
ernment authorization and it
only takes two people to con
stitute a group.
The communist party is
highly illegal in South Afri
ca and African parties are
outlawed.
Carl Davidson, SDS presi
dent, explained that South Af
rica is a parallel with a Fas
cist police state, and that it
is an "outrage, morally and
politically."
Geographic isolation cuts
off much of South Africa
from the outside world. "The
white minority is extremely
afraid that if communication
is established among the na
tives, the whole thing will go
up," Kittams said.
A film shown before the
discussion was a travelogue
showing the economic growth
but little about the growing
pains or the desire of the na
tives for independence.
The next discussion on the
contemporary problems in Af
rica is scheduled for the end
of March and will deal with
Rhodesia.
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STUDENT LEADERS . . . Gary Larsen and Erma Winterer
receive Outstanding Collegiate Man and Ideal Nebraska
Coed titles.
Draft Tests
To College
The National Selective Serv
ice has announced that col
lege qualification tests will be
given May 14 and 21 and June
3. However, State Selective
Service director Gen. Guy N.
Henninger said his office has
not yet received word from
national headquarters on the
tests.
Graduating high school sen
iors and college students wish
Ing to take the test should
mail applications postmarked
not later than April 23 to the
Science Research Associates
of Chicago, according to the
national office.
Henninger said he assumed
that the applications would be
available at all local draft
board offices. He said that his
office may also distribute the
applications to colleges to
make it easier for students
to obtain the aoplications.
Tests Optional .
Henninger explained that
the qualification tests will be
optional for students who wish
to have this criteria available
in addition to grade standings
for the local draft boards in
determining student defer
ments. He added that it
"would certainly do no harm
for students to take the tests."
The three-hour test will in
clude 150 questions covering
reading comprehension, ver
bal relations, arithmetic rea
soning and data interoretation
Henninger said that similar
tests were ?iven once a year
during the Korean War.
Ten May Queen Finalists
To Be Chosen This Week
All junior and senior wom
en are eligible to vote Wednes
day from a list of 50 can
didates for ten May Queen
finalists.
The preliminary election,
which will be held from 9 a.m.
until 6 p.m. at the Nebraska
Union and from 9 a.m. until
5 p.m. at the East Union, will
be followed by a general el
ection March 9.
The 1966 May Queen will be
chosen in the general election
from the ten finalists.
Candidates for May Queen
and their affiliations are:
Sandy Anderson, Love Memor
ial Hall; Susie Anderstrom,
Alpha Phi; Jackie Alber,
Alpha Omicron Pi; Debbie
Barger, Kappa Delta; Karen
Boeckenhauer, School of Nurs
ing; Keo Boreson, Pound.
Patricia Brennan, Phi Mu;
Ann Capesius, Gamma Phi
Beta; Sandy Cavitt, Pound;
Cheryl Crosier, Kappa Kappa
Gamma; Susan Cunningham,
Kappa Alpha Theta; Donna
Eschliman, Gamma Phi Beta;
Kathy Fliginger, Chi Ome?a;
Marilyn Fox, Alpha Xi Delta;
Jane Gregorius, Aloha C h i
Omega; Sandy Heybrock,
Burr Hall.
Marilyn Hoegemeyer, Kap
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Men In May
Officials have expressed
varying reactions, including
outright opposition, to tighten
ing student draft deferment
requirements.
In the past, students had
been deferred if they were
carrying a full-time course
satisfactorily. However, re
cently Gen. Lewis Hershey,
national Selective Service Di
rector, announced that stu
dent deferments would be ex
amined with consideration be
ing given class standings and
scores on the qualification
tests.
Henninger had said earlier
the decision would be left up
to local boards whether to use
class standings, the grades on
the qualificatoin test or a
combination of both. During
the Korean War, students wer
required to receive at least
a 70 on the qualification test
in order to receive a student
deferment.
Dr. Floyd Hoover, Univer
sity registrar, has indicated
that the University will coop
erate with the Selective Serv
ice in providing class stand
ings, noting that the Selective
Service could force students
to get their class standings
for use by the local boards.
Draft Call Cut
The Nebraska draft call for
March has been cut from 263
to 183, Henninger said.
, This is in line with a 10,-
Cont. on pg. 3, col. 7
pa Delta; Jeani Hoff master,
Alpha Phi; Kay Huffaker,
Zeta Tau Alpha; Lynne Irish,
Kappa Kappa Gamma; Karen
Johnson, Kappa Alpha Tneta;
Di Kosman, Delta Gamma;
Margie Lehl, Alpha Omicron
Pi; Sue Leonard, Chi Omega.
Sabra McCall, Phi Mu;
Mickey McCartney, Delta
Delta Delta; Linda Miles,
Towne Club; Mary Ann Mor
ledge, Pi Beta Phi; Susie
Moore, Pi Beta Phi; Linda
Muff, Gamma Phi Beta;
Cheryl Navin, Delta Gamma;
Jane Oden, Alpha Phi.
Carole Peterson, Alpha Chi
Omega; Mary Rakow, Alpha
Delta Pi; Margaret Remmen
ga. Pound : Marbro Rush,
UNICORNS; Carolyn Sara
cino. Towne Club; Barb Sch
negelberger, Chi Omega;
Mary Schwentker, Chi
Omega; Susie Segrist, Pi Beta
Phi.
Sarah Shaw, School of Nurs
ing; Sheryl Soukup, Alpha
Phi; Diana Stover, Pound;
Susan Stuckey, Pi Beta Phi;
Barbara Trites, Gamma Phi .
Beta; Carol Van Steenberg,
Alpha Phi; Elizabeth Vybiral,
Selleck; Viki Weber, Zeta Tau
Alpha; Mary Wright, Chi
Omega; and Susie Young,
Alpha Delta Pi.