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Publication Date: August 7, 1974
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Bulldozers And Cranes:

'A Different Sound
By FRANK E. STANFIELD completed, includes classrooms occasionally as flaws in the
Halyard Staff Writer and faculty offices, as well as new finished product Even the most
additions to the library. Phase II respectable public buildings often
Every morning before sunrise is still in the planning stage, and suffer from drabness, and UNF, it
visitors to UNF's campus are will include the proposed could be argued, is no exception.
Pch i us nt et adchteture isth waycorners of
treated to a symphony of wildlife auditorium. Phase IV is to be the An interesting feature of UNF's
sounds, from insects to the higher construction of warehouse facili- architecture is the way corners of
Animals. Not long after the sun ties. some buildings have been cut off
appears on the horizon visitors Construction costs for building whilethe roof is not, and the roof
aa Saf e are treated to a different sound -- large institutions such as UNF are is allowed to provide an
that of bulldozers, cranes, and tremendous. According to Eu- overhang. The overlapping roof is
Supported by a pillar. The library
construction workers performing gene Harrie, university physical supp d y o a pillar e oflibra
L sL i the seemingly never ending tasks planning consultant, Phase is only one example of this
.. ... that are part of UNF's growth and budget construction costs reached technique. The new library
T+ n *, ^, 'IM. future. approximately $4,700,000. Phase addition has so many niches in
II construction costs have reached the side of the building that one
Cr t d t The construction of UNF has the $3,710,400 level. Phase III almost wonders if there will be
of R been planned and executed in will cost over $1,000,000. any roo fo book shelves inside.
., $ v~ various phases. Phase I involved Despite modern planners' Architects, for whatever their
r N' s r .Up.t e mtude rn pl an n e s' n t a w y i ii
the building of the administra- preoccupation with building costs reasons, do not always initiate
tion, and other main buildings. and clean lines, some wasteful efficiency and visual aesthetic
Phe b e wil no Phase II, which is not vet and haphazard conditions turn up principles.
Staff Photo by Shirly Corbin

Vol. 1 No. 15 University of North Florida Jacksonville. Florida Wednesday, August 7, 1974

*Wkatds D Tke Fuftu lted

UNF Gets $8.6 Million -
By S.W. HOLLAND In addition to the Board of the question is how many will for the exact number of hours,
Halyard Staff Writer Regents meeting Carpenter said take the Fire Science and taken, he believed most students
UNF, after many months of Management program after these will benefit. Before, students
What does the future hold for planning, will offer a Masters in men have completed it. taking 10 hours had to pay the full
the University of North Florida Counseling program to begin this If UNF conducts degree $190, but under the new fee bill
UNF? r o U at programs that have the potential they will only have to pay$130.
UNF President Thomas G. UNF wants to develop the to draw from the Southeast will it
Carpenter said the Florida Board concept of a Fire and eventually cnsruct dormtudents taking 15 hours will
of Regents, in a July 19th Management program. "The "No," says Carpenter. Because have to pay approximately five
meeting,designated $8.6 million traditional emphasis has been on of the soaring cost of construction dollars more than they are now
for UNF's operating expense for the fellow that rushes into a UNF would have to charge almost paying. The students who will be
the coming year. burning building with an ax and as much as a private complex. affected most, will be those whot
During the same meeting the hose, said Carpenter. Billions of Carpenter further explained take 20 hours or more.
Board of Regents approved a dollars are involved in research that housing on the older What of the Governor's concept
request for the universities to and development, said Carpen- aind passage of a bill which allows
reubersrttiulvrsngsteten campuses was cheaper because it
charge a special student health ter, and he believes that UNF pauses was cheaper s the student body to control its
was constructed for much less activities fbcnds?
fee of up to $10 per student should concentrate on the area of thanitol cost today. activities funds?
quarter, however Carpenter said research and management. Carpenter disagrees with
the increase will not affect There are 178 local fireman When asked about the new Fee eCapenter disagrees w ith the
students at UNF. willing to take the program now, Bill, in which a student is billed decision. "I think it was political
move on the governor's part," he
said. Carpenter sees mnay
Dr. William J. Arthur, members and UNF students are problems that could place the
Professor and Chairman of the working with underprivileged President and students on a
Accounting Department, was businesses, offering guidance in collision course. He cited as an
redeqtly named most valued accounting and financial prob- example that fact that some
member for 1973-74 by the lems. personnel are funded from
Jacksonville Chapter of the According to Mr. Jess student fees. Should it be deemed
National Association of Account- Richmond, President of the necessary to dismiss a person
ants. He was presented with the Jacksonville NAA, Dr. Arthur who is paid from activity funds
award at the installation banquet was recognized by the Associa- there could be problems.
Promotions and activities. Arthur Carpenter. further added that
The NAA, with about 200 promotions and activities. Arthur he isn't concerned about UNF
0 110 1' chapters throughout the U.S. and Education and Professional De- students controlling their activi-
some foreign countries, offers its velopment during the past year, ties funds. He is pleased with the
members stimulating seminars and was instrumental in students at UNF and would be
and technical discussions on implementation of the chapter's willing to grant them the control
A A current accounting methods and educational objectives, on a voluntary basis.
Practices, with emphasis on
educational programs. Along with his duties at UNF, In reference to the student
y Arthur is on the Board of activity fund, Carpenter said it
The Jacksonville Chapter has Directors for the University will be up to the students if they
cooperated with UNF in several Atlantic Bank and for the Florida want permanent tennis courts.
programs. Earlier this year, UNF Crown MESBIC. He is a member The ones in use now are
accounting students assisted the of the Financial Management temporary and that the area in
By MARCELLA PRICE local NAA in implementing Association and the American which they are now located is
Halyard Staff Writer Career Day for high school Accounting Association, and is a destined to become a parking lot.
|students. Through NAA's socio- past president of the Lynchburg If the students want permanent
economic program, association Chapter of NAA. tennis courts as well as handball
courts he will build them. Staff Photo by DorkIs Manukian

Letee Caqpw Then...Pge 2 Loeles...Page 5

I 511Salmg Club...Page 3 Btock. Rick....Page 8
C__ Cow u eeu ...Page 4 Photo Play...Page 7

Page 2 August 7, 1974 THE HALYARD.

C Transistors and other modern breaking it in the process. Many dedicated to the welfare of those
By TILA CRIBBS hardware. It transmits from the times the persons responsible it serves.
halyardStaff writer central processor unit through a cause the coils of the system to
Thephysical facilities epart- two-conductor co-axial cable to freeze up, then they are too cold He asks that anyone who is
ment at UphsNF i depart remote data gathering panels and and wedge the door open, uncomfortable in a building
ment at UNF is experiencing receives from these panels data sometimes breaking the hinges, should call them. The number is
difficulties with the air-condition- which it processes at50,000 bits Bostwick said this not -only 646-2799 or, during the day,
ing system. According to Thomas (values) per second using defeats its own purpose, but is a 646-2480. Call one of these
Bostwic, head of the deparsentyi half-duplex transmission, destructive and costly .process, numbers to report any difficulties
beyond their control He said, moreover, that President or if you need general information
SCarpenter wrote a letter, which and don't know where to call.
Its primary function is to was distributed to university
SThe major problem is that the monitor fire detection devices and personnel, asking for these Since the duties of the physical
air-control system in buildings security surveillance devices, reasons that thermostats, doors facilities staff cover many areas
eight and nine, where construc- indicating normal status for no 'and windows not be tampered its personnel can be of service in
tion has been completed, has not fire' o breach of security',ad with- those areas and informative in
been connected with the alarm for fire or bteak-n." others.
SHoneywell master control which A department spokesman
Slocated in"the department's Since the system is designed while demonstrating how the Their services include grounds-
o t main bil ding for zone control from the system worked, said that building keeping, building maintenance,
-facilities.'. main building -- an temperature is checked each hour utilities (water, electricity and
S,; Situated next to the boiler room example being five offices on one and showed how the air-con- sewage system), telephones and
t ;i .-> from which cold or hot water is temperature control rather than ditioning and heating equipment construction inspection, engi-
S piped --as required by the season individual ones -- this does not and auxiliary equipment can be neering and locksmith and postal
-- the Honeywell system is a assure maximum control, but it controlled by the operator. He service. They also control project
scientific marvel. saves energy and is less also showed how the system work such as the 12 miles of
Expensive. The apparent break- alerted those on duty when there nature trails, the hitch-hiker's
To quote a Honeywell repre- down of control is most evident in was stroke detection or evidence station and dredging of the lake
sentative, "The Honeywell Delta a classroom where the tempera- that entry was being attempted near the front entrance which is
2000 system .installed in the ture, to conserve energy, is set at illegally, presently in progress. Hopefully,
physical facilities building at UNF 760 and 30 or 40 people arrive for with the end of construction and
is primarily an automation a class, Bostwick said. Bostwick emphasized that, with a clearing of current
computer. efoethe ss cn though the communication and problems, the staff's operations
Befe the system cn dst to control system is not yet will run on a smoother track. Until
It consists of the most modern teadded heat, some onetries todepartment s a then Bostwick asks the coop-
"solid estate integrated circuits, cb'*ige. the control,' often complete, hiS department is a
solid state integrated circuits, c e he coto, often service organization and, as such, eration of the UNF community.

Remember to sign up for field experience during registration.
September 16th arid 17th; room 2248, building 001.

UNF Archers Win Awards
Two members of the UNF Archery Team won trophies in the Fort
Caroline Silver Dollar Tournament held at the Forth Caroline Range
on Sunday, July 38th.
Claude Gardner won first place in the amateur division, class A,
and Richard Kilbride placed third in class B.

competition from the University of Florida. The archers were
handicapped by almost continuous rain in the daylong event.
.A.M. costs Haskel" ..
The Society for Advancement of Management (S.A.M) hosted
Mr. Preston Haskell president- of Preston H. Haskell Company on Is this the first photography of
July 30. an isolated rare cancer cell?
The company has a volume of over $30,000,000 annually in Nope. Would you believe it's just
commercial and industrial design and construction: His company a common everyday web
operates throughout the Southeast U2nited States. c
circular tube? It certainly is!
Haskell, a resident of Jacksonville since 1962, spoke to interested circular tube? It certainly is
students at 12 noon. Spider webs have baffled
scientists for centuries because it
Programs Announced was unknown how a spider spins
his web and how he accumulates
A master of arts in counseling degree program and a master of the materials to do so. No matter
education in physical education will be among graduate programs how the assiduous arachnid does
available at UNF this fall. The Board of Regents during their recent
regularly scheduled meeting approved the two new programs for numerous wonders of nature. we
UNF. have to behold. Below is the blue
Prog In Full Swing which in the mid 1960's
P o r In.1 Full'~~" declinedd in abundance along the
South Atlantic coastline.- These
The canoe reservation program is in full swing and moving well population declines of blue crabs
according to Ronny Allen in the Student Activities Offic., also adversely affected the
If all canoes have not been checked out they may be reserved on a economic stability of the crab
first-come, first-served basis by anyone who is a student or a industry and commercial fisher-
member of the faculty or staff. men who witnessed a drop in
The check-out time is as follows: Monday thruThursday from 12 production from the. high of 40
noon to 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. With the million pounds in 1964 to only 24
exception of Thursday, when a canoe is checked out it is due two million pounds in 1968. Scientists
days later between 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. If a canoe is checked out on theorize that pesticides in the
Thursday it is due the next day between 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon. digestive system of the creatures
All reservations can be made at the Intramural Office Building 3 contributed to the massive crab
room 2401. Their phone number is 646-2875. morality rate.,
A $2.00 late fee will be charged for each day a canoe is late, this Staff Photos Iy Shirley Corbin
policy will be strictly enforced to.insure that anyone wishing to use a
canoe will be able to do so.
Graves As Top Secretary
Mrs. Ginny Graves, secretary. inr the UNF Psychologyw
Department, was featured Thursday, July 25, as "Secretary of the
Day" by radio station WJAX.
Mrs. Graves, who received an orchid corsage for the occasion,
was nominated for the honor by Dr. Nick Lund, acting chairman of
the department.
Director Wins Award
Bookstore Director, Martin Weitsen recently won the National dci*n fu r
Recognition Award in the National College Store Journal for his a aee a cdt
suggestion in the Pick, Promote and Profit Competition.
Dr. Thomas Carpenter presented a check along with the citation. ei
The award is based on merit--chiefly for its value in regard to
what has been accomplished and what help it provides to other
bookstores nationwide. t ta a
canoe~~~k.~, wille beal od s.

THE HALYARD August 7, 1974 Pae 3

William King: Curiosity For Learning

resulted in hisenrolling in the Ph. getting along with people
By LUTHER ANTHONY D. program-at Utah State in 1967 regardless of their race, sex, or
Halyard Staff Writer and completing the degree religion, that King practices in
requirements in 1972. the classroom. He is not reluctant
to confess that there is difficulty
"I've always enjoyed learning involved. In the venture course on
how things work" seems to be Being a very outspoken man, drugs that he is teaching he is
defhow thingsitive of work"hat William King is he expressed mixed feelings surprised at the number of
definitive of what William King is aboutUNF. He gretsdeeplythe
all .about; his curiosity for bst UNF. He regrets deeply thae students who find it hard to
learning extends beyond 'the sting apathy and feels that believe that the Ameican, white
boundaries of organic chemistry. something can and should be female is the biggest user of
Extending into the realms of o e nate t e drugs or that his concern for them
education, sexism, racism, and especially concerned about the is genuine. "It's very, very
lack of involvement relating to ,difficult to convince the students
whatever other subjects conce 'cko 1 difficult to convince the students
whatever other subject and his relations concern blacks and whites. He feelsthat at North Florida" hestated, "that
and nature. nations to himself UNF, is in a unique position to be you're interested in his thinking.
King, an assistant professor of the innovator of an inter-racial Maybe some professors are
Organic Chemistry, has been at model for the city of Jacksonville. turned on by what students or
the University of North Florida t seems to me that if a anybody think that they know or
(UNF) since 1973. In that short university is worth its grain of salt are expert at. To me, I don't think
time he has earned the respect of it can lead the way, in showing that there's a human being on the
his colleagues and especially his people by its dedication to the face of this earth that I can't learn
students. King, a transplanted ultimate good of humanity how something from.." He feels that
Floridian, was born in Georgia man can live in harmony." In this interaction of learning is what
but grew up in and around the keeping with his belief in this the Venture program is and
Tampa area. He confesses to have philosophy he expressed utter should be about. The students
been interested in science at an shock that neither the university and the teachers sharing their -
early age thus pursuing a career community nor any responsible knowledge and experience helps
in chemistry. King received his city official spoke up to calm the to make a rounded individual.
B.A. in Chemistry from Lincoln nervous citizens during the recent His quest for completion tofthe Staf Photo by Shirey Corbn
University in Pennsylvania; an u ie f es that
University in Pennsylvania; an Black Liberation Army (BLA) full circle that is intelligence of us knowing in our minds that
M.A. from Fisk University on a incident. He further feels that as extends beyond education into his we ike to give a little bit of the
fellowship; a Ph. D. from Utah a new system of education personal life. He enjoys a good best to our interaction and that's
State and also did Post-Doctorate combining the good things from home life with his wifeSonya and always fruitful." Though at the
work at the University of Utah in the old system with those of the their four children. He lists as his present time he is quite busy with DUR A
Utah City. The road to academia new and coming out with a better hobbies fishing, skiing and his classes, he is working on DUR AM
was not a straight one. He worked system. reading. The first two hobbies he several articles for publication CYCLES
for a while with the Atomic King feels that education inthe acquired while attending school dealing with his dissertation and
Energy Commission (AEC) both seventies must have humaneness in Utah. His reading interests at post-doctorate work. He also is
at Oak Ridge, California and in as its priority if it is to flourish, present center mainly around the 'seeking to find an art form in
New Jersey. At the same time He is not satisfied with the women liberation movement. which to express his feelings,
working toward his-doctorate by imagery and the actuality of the ;Being surrounded by four females possibly charcoal. Around cam-
taking courses at Seton Hall in university. "We talk about a at home, including the family's pus he is active as the chairman of :
Newark, New Jersey. university as being a place where pet puppy, he feels that he and :the Human Relations Task Force
Kings work with the AEC, a man can open his mind...but his son must sometime get away :and has only good things to say
especially while in New Jersey, people's minds are not opened. to themselves and participate in about the affirmative action
introduced him to the bureauc- Education in America simply manly sports such as playing with program presently in existence at
racy and politics of business and means to be trained. Education to dump trucks. ''I suppose my real UNF. He feels that it gives
industry. Dissatisfied with the me -is different from being hobby though, what I like best is blacks, women and other
over-priced value placed on trained. I can train a monkey, you meeting and having a fruitful minorities an equal opportunity to
success he decided to seek a see, but you can educate people. interaction with people._ happen ,be hired according to their Atlantic Blvd.
career in education explaining it Educating people simply means to be very much in love with capabilities raWfiear'ai-n being tt t- Bl
this way: "I decided perhaps I that a man can get along in life people. I just wish that there was discriminated against for the A
could go back to school, get a without his prejudices, or at least some kind of way that people same reason. It is this type of
degree and get into teaching. Do prejudices that harm other could begin to feel good about concern that is ever on the mind
something that would be helpful people..." each other. It doesn't take of William King and it is what
not only to myself, but certainly to It is this conception of anything from me to feel good makes him the determined,
other people." This decision education as a way of life, of about you. All It takes is just both individual that he is.all H
Reprints' of all Halyard photos
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The University of North Florida Sailing Club is open to all The Sailing Club has held two contact: The Halyard office or call
Sailing Club elected officers July interested students and faculty. successful sailing trips on the St. 646&2817.
Sailing ub 18 and is actively welcoming new You do not need to own a boat or John's river in the last month and'
a li g Club members. Elected officers are: know how to sail to be a member is planning another one for
Nick Handres, Commodore; and dues are only $4.00 per year. Sunday, August 11th. Come to f IR
H Ele d Ronald Socha, Vice-Commodore; The club 'is currently in the Grahams Boat Yard in Ortega at
H as Elected Ralph Carnley, Rear-Commo- process of acquiring four Lasers 10:00 a.m. with lunch, beverage
dore; John TenBroeck, Treasurer; for sailing lessons to be given at and life jacket (if you have one). OPENINGS
and Lee Donaldson, Secretary. the University. Contact Nick Handres in the UNF
N OBffic s Bob Cole is in charge of the Regular weekly meetings are computer center (646-2820) or
eW ces membership committee and Jan scheduled every Wednesday at Bob Cole at 743-4767 by August PHYSICAL FACILITIES: Custo-
Scott will head up entertainment. noon, Building 8, second floor 9th to reserve space for our next dial Workers (2)-$4,698.00: Cuso-
Membership in the UNF lounge. sail. dial Supervisor I (2)-5,073.84:
......'.:'.'::..Operating Engineer I (2)-
5,721.12: Eng. tech. 11-7,537.68:
Navy Awards UNF Trades Helper (2)-5,470.56.

ne YearContractpus Security Police Officer -
a s I O" RTD ~8,878.18.

The University of North Florida the University will coordinate between institutions, for the puINFORMATION SYSTEMS:1 Pery-
(UNF) in Jacksonville has been PACE offerings for Mayport- granting of full college credit for punch Operator/OPS-2.61 Per
awarded a one-year contract by based ships while they are in port course work successfully com- Hour.
the U.S. Navy to coordinate and or deployed overseas, Carpenter pleted, and for student eligibility
conduct college level courses said. Actual course planning and for advanced college work at the ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES:
aboard Navy ships homeported at conduct will be shared by UNF' master's degree level. Clerk Typist II/OPS-2.58 Per
the Mayport Naval Station; and Florida Junior College at Hour.
Jacksonville, UNF President Jacksonville (FJC) under an "Shoit"diaypott-bised ships
Thomas G. Carpenter has interinstitutional agreement, Car- participating in PACE be REGISTRAR: Adissions Off-
announced. center continued. deployed outside of the continen- iA AdmssOUns -10,398.24.
"We are extremely pleased to For example, he said freshman tal United States, contract : FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
have an opportunity to provide and sophomore level courseswill that UNF will be capablerovisins Secretary 11-5,762.88.
courses to Navy personnel under, be taught by FJC, while providing instructional personnel FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING:
the Program for Afloat College upper-level courses forjunior and to accompany the ship on CG
Education, or PACE,' said seniors will be taught by UNF. deployment Accountant III-10,105.92.
Carpenter. "We view the Navy employment PHYSICAL FACILITIES: Clerk I
complex in Jacksonville as a very The PACE program is designed Overseas locations to which (Messenger)-2.30 Per Hour
important audience for our to provide U.S. Navy personnel Mayport-based ships potentially CUSTOM FRAMING
educational programs and will be assigned to shipboard duty with could be deployed include
looking for additional opportuni- educational opportunities which Athens, Greece; Bahrain, Saudia S ENTSSISTNTSNE D-
ties to serve the Navy, as we are can culminate with an associate or Arabia; Barcelona, Spain; Buenos STUDENT ASSISTANTS NEED-
with PACE." baccalaureate college degree. Aires, Argentina; Istanbul, Tur- W C% ED--CONTACT PERSONNEL
The contract with UNF for the PACE includes provisions for key; Naples, Italy; San Juan, 5 F DEPARTMENT--EXT.2903
Navy's local PACE specifies that ease in transferring credit Puerto Rico; and Valetta, Malta.

P 4 August 7, 1974 THE HALYARD

THE HALYARD Crews comm cents: -
THE- "" YACafeter ia Good, Bad, Okay
Published every other week by members of the Newspaper Cafete oo Bad, Ok
SWorkshop class at the University of North Florida for all members of By RIC CREWell in case you're worried
the UNF community. By CKYCREWS Well in case you're worried
Opinions expressed in this newspaper are not necessarily the Halyard StaffWriter about getting bored while doing
opinion of the University or its officials. all that standing in line, don't
So t STAFF If you like cozy places to eat, an worry! While you are expertly
STAFF ideal place exists right on the balancing your tray, there are
Pro on Mnger Brunson University of North Florida plenty of books, purses, trash
Production Mane er .................. .............. Drew Brunson campus. The cafeteria in building cans, and now a new added
Editorial age Editor ........................ ...........Shirley Corbin 8 is little, and if sharing a table attraction of empty planters to
Executives Eitor R..................... .. ie Napier F r with fifteen other people isn't stumble around. This is not to
Editor nd General Ma er ,..Assoc. Prof. W.J. R h cozy, then what is? In fact, as mention all the other people on
e Pf. J. More and more buildings are either side of you who are not so -
Editorial, business and advertising offices located in Room 2207, In keeping with the health food complete~ and more and more expert at balancing. How could
Building 8; production office located in Room 1361, Building 3 at fad, you'will have to get up and cents, faculty and staff arrive, you possibly have time for a dull
The University of North Florida, St. John's Bluff Road South, P.O. exercise after you. eat. For one it will become even more an moment.
Box 17074, Jacksonville, Florida 32216. Telephone (904) 646-2817. thing ten other people are me cozy.k g wh te h
Represented nationally by National Educational Adveitising fighting over your chair. For TIn keeping with the health uood
Services, Inc., 360 Lexington Ave., New, York, New York 10017. another thing there is no restroom The bestim to eat at UNF's fad, you wi1 get to get up and
cer cafeteria is 12:00 noon. The food exercise after you eat. For one
Sin the cafetera. always seems to taste better then. thing ten other people are
:::::::::By the time you stand in line to fighting over your chair. For
order, stand in line to pay, stand another thing there is no restroom
Sin line to get salt and pepper, and in the cafeteria, and you will have
Satio n stand in line for a table, just about to go out the exit and down the
I e anything you ordered will taste hall to wash the grease off your
Pretty good. That is an even hands or in case nature calls.
better idea than having a French
Chef... All in all the cafeteria is a good
The Russian wheat deal, the place to eat for all UNF students
oill/energy crisis and the economrnic What else does the UNF walking around the campus. Of
/energy cafeteria have for its customers? course, if you have a car...
boom in other nations were listed by
President Nixon as the three major i..
causes of inflation in his Los Angeles
address to the nation last week.
The President also said that the Besides the cafeteria in
building eight, another dining
nation will face more inflation as retreat on campus is the Boat
.house. The word is that the food
workers demand higher wages but isn't bad at the boathouse. It
that we ; must not Aaccept ram pant might even compare with the
th tst t a ep ram ant little truckstop with the simple
inflation as an incurable disease. sign: "Eat Here--Get Gas." But
there is an additional, redeeming
W while many Ame rican s lay the quality to the Boathouse. It serves
While many Americans lay the.
blame to these three causes of ,a,, oto by ir.ley Cobin
inflation: to- thB 'President himself,
what's done is done. Regardless: of ------
who's to blame, Sthe American
consumer has got to realize that it
truly is time to stop inflation. For The Record:
This doesn't mean that the police, Aronor k ls nt
firemen, teachers and others who A o of re P
need pay increases just to continue Dear President Carpenter, To recognize any student else, so long as your students
leader who is. chosen by have the right to make that
their present standard of living must On behalf of the State Council nonstudents, aswell as students, choice. It wold be easierforus if
of Student Body Presidents, I to serve in that leadership your students chose a structure
go without. W hat it does mean is just should like to express our. capacity, however, is also that provided for at least one
what a President sai. gratitude and appreciation for the contrary to the mission and student elected in a campus-wide
what the President said really fine hospitality, we received purposes of the Council. The only student vote.
"Wa need an ant-in flation lobby -tn ; in Jacksonville last t ,aek. Your exception to this would be if the
tWn e d n n n t n o b I) students and staff were as student body, in anopen election n
every home and office W e do friendly and courts as any by students only, decided at the If your students choose
Group of people I have met ballot b oxe that: this form of something else, that toois easily
indeed have the strongest economy in anywhere in the State University leadership is desirable to that acceptable, so long as they have
theworldt W e are the envy of other System. student body. Unfortunately, such a choice. In the meantime,
the word W e ae the env of other there has been, to my knowledge, we are glad t have Jo as a
I should also like to take this no such student election at the member of the Council, because
nations because of less inflation in opportunity to resolve'iny University of North Florida. at last we have a complete body,
misgivings or misunderstandings and ate last your students ,can
the U.S. than anywhere (Haregardingthe past role of te We understand that there is a genuinely participate in all
checked the price of meat in Germany Con towards the University of strong.movement at your univer- Council functions.
North Florida. As you know, after -sity for a change .in the
lately?) .. a very .lengthy discussion, the governance structure, that ac- I trust that this letter clarifies
tths tior e i to te n r w ounch v ,ts4 to respdze. o cording to Dean Coy, will provide the Council position in regards to
ts Onme Of USt0 tOhe braes oart smments in e StateUnivers n erlectioduring Fall Quarter. your university. As Chairman, I
because of' her position as My own feeling about this is most look forward to working with all
unnecessary spending. Just because Vice-Chairperson of the General positive, with one qualification. I members of your campus
over that Assembly. I should i less than would urge iyou to take every, community for practical reasons.
the gas crisis appears to b Over that frank with you, how I, if I .did step possible to ensure that The Jacksonville legislative
doesn't mean we can take that 3000 not state that there w&, and still student votes are counted delegationt is one of the more
are, some doubts in tte minds of separately from nonstudent votes influential in the Capitol, and
mile drive to California this summer. '-. all members of the Council. in this election, for what I trust their support is vital in effecting
are obvious reasons. This might the types of changes necessary
As the President said, "Monetary I believe that the primary be done simply by using for the improvement of the State
reason that the University of differently colored ballots for University System. Again, my
restraint can be overdone" by the North Florida was accepted into students aznd nonstudents. thanks to North Florida for the
.oert .ut Ithe Council is quite simple. To hospitality.
government, but in America it never deny any student body access to Ithink l can safely state that no
has and never the Board of Regentsgh3roughthe one on the Council is all that espectfully,
has and never will f weareto remain Council is contrary to,!)e mission concerned with the type of
a free nation. It's up to each and and purposes of tbe, Council, governance structure that will DavidAr~oofgsky
which exists to represent all emerge from this election; be it a
every one of us to do his or her part. students in the State University General Assembly model, a more State Counil of Student
SHIRLEY CORBIN System. traditional model, or anything Body Presidents

THE HALYARD August 7, 1974 Page 5

UaeatiAT-Tie USA: Tke Gct Amewca St Tiek

By BARBARA MAZER when the American ventures Yet with all of this, what most opportunity to bicker among mountain path about two miles.
Halyard Staff Writer outside of his native land that he fascinated the Americans was the themselves about such things as Finally we reached the magnifi-
achieves his rarest form. NUDE BEACH. The Europeans Watergate (which incidentally the cent waterfalls. The Europeans
While vacationing at a resort all sun bathed in the nude. My local papers gave only a promptly disrobed and swam in
After fifty weeks of structured in the French West Indies (which first encounter with this was paragraph's worth of coverage in the pool at the edge of the falls.
toil the American enigma our travel agent assured us was when I walked doivn to the shore contrast with a half page feature The Americans walked in the cool
emerges a gypsy in quest of the uncommercial, unspoiled by and saw about five people come on Dean Martin), rising prices, ad water.
exotic, the exciting, and the Americans, and frequented only out of the water from a swim. To "hey, are those cocoa beans?", After a rest, we had to walk
inexpensive. You can't miss him by Europeans). my husband and I my great surprise, they were all etc. We soon tired of seeing fields back down the mountain to the
as he treks across the country were surprised to be discovered nude. I returned to the swimming of sugar cane, banana trees, and bus. The walk was difficult and
heading out west, up north, down by several countrymen, among, pool with great haste and found pineapples. The bus stopped the distance was great and the
south, or abroad, heading for the them a thirty year old unmarried safety in the numbers qf beside a field were goats grazed path rocky. Reaching the bus,
beach, the mountains, the lake, school teacher, a couple from "dressed" Americans. and let .the tourists out. many of us were tired and
the woods, or Disney World. He's Boston celebrating their thirtieth hungry.
the man in the plaid bermuda anniversary, a North Carolina The nude beach was easily the We'walked about two miles
shorts, the. Harvey-Wallbanger dermatologist, a forty-some-odd- most prominent topic of conversa- through the manure laden field to The Brookland restaurant
Hawaiian print t-shirt, sneakers, year old "Islander" as she called tion among the Americans.-The .,' see what was supposed to be "hot owner commented: "What I
sun glasses, and fishing hat. He's herself (she -was from Long dermatologist from North Caro- springs". At the journey's end we wouldn't give for a Big Mac and a
the man with the sunburned neck, Island) who was on her third lina became an outcast and saw some rusty pipes. Now, Large Coke
with a camera slung over his divorce and was advised by her earned the name "Dirty Harry Americans are not easily
shoulder, guide-book in hand and daughter, an as yet unknown when he joined the nude impressed(or are we?) so you can A French Canadian then said to
Alka Seltzer in his back pocket. movie starlet, who urged us all to Europeans. The Americans seg- imagine the zeal with which they the Brooklander: "But, surely,
While he stands in line at include the West Indies and the regated themselves on another received thb rusty pipes. I monsieur, you are not hungry.
MacDonalds, Burger King, Dairy Italian Riviera in our itinerary stretch of beach and gossiped watched the Europeans grin as Not with. all of the horses' meat
Queen, Holiday Inn, Howard because "life. there is amour, about "Dirty Harry". the guide explained in French you ate for lunch."
J6hnsons, or Quality Court, his amour, amour, the true and free that the springs, which are
wife is in the car struggling with life", and a couple from On a Volkswagon Bus tour of beneath the ocean, supply the Brooklander: "Horses' meat?
maps and trying to get the kids to Brookland who owned a restaur- the island of Guadeloupe the energy to generate the island's Well, that just further shows that
go to the restroom before they hit ant, an executive secretary from Americans all sat on one side and electricity. you can't trust those Frenchies."
the road again. This American San Francisco, a couple from the Europeans on the opposite Back in the bus, we ascended
male is in rare form because he is chicago who were in real estate side. The tour was conducted ii another mountain. Half-way uiP, Canadian: "At least they know
on his vacation; however, it is and a student from Yale. French, giving Americans the we got out and walked up the what they're eating "

Rea.. 5 e.

-'. W* fThe simplistic rusticity of a
worn wooden footbridge over a.
rippling stream in the woods
could have been an impressionis-
tic painting by. the French
impressionist Monet of Renior.
The tilted and crumbling bridge
reveals its extensive usage
throughout th,4~Q. Th
waters reflect the trees a fauna
of the heavily wooded area. The
sunlight filters through the stolid
9teff Photo by Dori Mnanukiag


y thanks go to th e gay UNF flouting this social requirement or It is quite difficult if not infant mortality in India which at
student and to you for publishing for being exposed involuntarily impossib ce to correct stereotypes present is 143/1000 but this rate
his good letter in your recent are sufficient to rouse consider- whether they relate to groups ws 300/1000 in 1947 when Indiap

whetheremphasize though I do notthey relate tor groups was 300/1000 in 1947 when India
issue. As long as gay people do able realistic fear and suspicion in U such as Jewish and Black or oM became independent. a Reduction
not speak out and as long as ews gay people in their relations with countries such as India and Chile. of infant mortality is a feat for

people choose that oentation, provide, support and a focus for WTHELD UPO REUEST. desviate osht. 40ilion d olars aPictant Indondesia, I Asiaq.T-
media eliminate gay news items people who it ws thouhtSo I will not proceed to attk India and najor cause of
from the niews reports the general o 'e" >tarry Spippk Qghisbstateme t # a, population explosion to which Mr.
public will continue to react t would ot e fd it 'in India, tihe tre at of famine is Spisak r
homosexuality with ignorance, ad p e TO M tatke hs i a teen a i ia oaliy a
fear, and loathing. He makiess nPerhas this helps explain why LETES TO THE EDTOR stereotype image of India for Today India has Medcal
some very vodpoints I'd like to the Jacksonvill Lea gue for H A S BE centuries in Western mind, like Schools largest number in any
emphasizcal sense though I do not claim Sexal Responsibility and Free- sayD 'sacred cows, rope tricks, ante d Statescountry of the world and provides
to speak for the rest of the dom organized by a group of LETTERS INTENED FO snake charmers,13.6 bil ndou toist medicalsety races to han the Una bitedh
'medical community. 'people earlier this year presum- P CATION MUST BE SIGN- mecca Taj Mahal.' right. In contrast, according to an

ablydeviant, according to reaction so ABC repot 12 illin children in
Gay people do not choose to be lie ponse fromgay ple. D Yet there are factual errors in' the United States each year don't
gay any more eth anteteosexua TheD ganizede yn ed0 t o o what he has reported. His ee "Gandoctor because their parents
people chose that rietation. provide ansupport d an fous for ALTHOUGH NAMES WILL BE estimate is that India's atomic can't afford them In Presiadent
They siaml are. More and llre gay people who it was thought THE device calories 40 million dollars Paistan, ndonesia, Iraq. DaTur-
professionals are coming to see would oterwise find it dficultto RIITO S N TES (Idia's figuompare is 400,000 dollars). key Cabodia, and Jordan havetion
homosexuality as a normal meet, organize, and provide TO MAKE If we tae his figure andmultiply ould lonhigher g manf innt morality rates thanlly
vaBeingt rather than s an illness. necessary services or themselves TO SPACE IMTATIONS individualet it is not the lowdest defend a monopore y c countries the
It s not deviant except in a since no gay person itonated by the United States to Wester CongratulaHemiph India.
statistical sense just like left Jacksonville could safely say date, the nited States has of them, having lower infnlnt
handedness or color blindness publicly let's get together" Wlliams "Male documspent 13.6 billi to mortality rath proves than the United
'ii rebate a deterranit to' the &r Stdtes.
"..What makes a gay pmosexurson Homosexuals, Their Problems ents ade world war.
'deviant', according to reaction
theory, is not anything about the Meital heal and social Morally, the issue is, should "Gandhi, probably, would not
behavior per se but rather thefct change are better served by USA spend such a huge amount weep." He is smiling and
that people differentiate, stigma- legitimate anger appropriately to create 'war machines?' India's reminding us of President
from fize, andi ng others who can help and Adaptations Oxford Uth v. average calorie intake is 1500 petr Truman's famous Navy Day
him/her.xuals." feeling sorry for self or for others. day compared t 2,200 normally Address in 1945: "No nation
required for a normal healthy could long maintain or morally
Being different is difficult for Sincerely yours, individual, yet it is not the lowest defend a mnopoly of the
most people in oursin Asia as Mr. Spisak claims, peaceful benefits of atomic
need not be so. Being gay can be energy."' Congratulations, India.
especially difficult because of the ', He need only to read FAO
anonymity required by our society *Weinberg and Williams, "Male '
since that prevents a gay person Homosexuals, Their Problems. documents showing the imptove-
from finding others who can help and Adaptations", Oxford Univ. India became independent. Nutri- Graduate Student in Business
him/her. The penalties for Press, 1974. tional deficiencies cause high

Page 6 Augmt 7, 1974 THE HALYARD

creating a chain of strange
By CAROLYN KENYON refreshing change from the recent creating a d chan stranger
d tHalyard Staff Writer crop of black films. It is a delight happenings and even stranger
iHn its humor and tonguein cheek accomplices along the way.
portrayals. A lesser cast could not have
The current rage in movie gotten away with the exaggerated
making seems to be black. Poitier and Cosby provide stereotype portrayal of the
oriented films. Most are filled shades of Amos 'n Andy humor in characters but this group of
with superblacks and provide a the very modem setting of super-stars pulls it off as funny.
trip into the machismo world of uptown Chicago. Another black-oriented film
super-athletes and super-dress- Belafonte's performance as a currently playing is "Three the
ers. big time gangleader is a beautiful Hard Way" starring Jim Brown,
A look aroundtown 'at th' take off on Btado's godfather Fred Williamson and Jim Kelly
movies currently playing will g role and the resemblance is united in a common cause.
movies currently playing will give uncanny
an idea of the variety of black canny.faces unbelievable
films available, "Uptown Satur- Poitier plays "a straight, The trio faces unbelievable
Sday Night", "Three. the Hard everyday kind 6f guy. A factory odds as they face a ruthless secret
SWay" and, "'Cleopatra Jones" workerwho,' with his "man of the organization out to commit
offer a fair selection of films now world" friend, Bill Cosby, a cab genocide on the black population.
Seing produced. driver, sneaks away from their
SLi4 wives for a wild fling at the very Wow! Wrong trio to run up
"Uptown Saturday Night" is ritzy gambling house. While the against
different from the Usual machis- duo is there, as their luck would Yoti can be sure the terrible trio
I mo flicks that have been rampant have it, the joint is robbed by a handled those fanatics and
lately. It stars an all-black cast gang of thieves. Naturally, the demolished them and their
filled with super stars such as plot must thicken and it does leader.
Sidney Poitier(who also directs), when Poit ier discovers the next As you can see, these two films
Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip day that his lottery ticket is the are as different as a kiss on the
Wilson in a cameo role and winner of $50,000. cheek from a kick in the fanny. All
aRichard Prypr. It is a well done, of which is good. Black-oriented
carefully studied characteriza- Therest of the film is the twi of films need a variety of themes
tion -of many of the stereotypes them in a frantic search trying to and their time is long over due.
we are all familiar with and is a get back the winning ticket,

A-"I ;d Sou:A. Di6 b

By CAROLYN KENYON "Beef and Bottle". The excellent There is no theme present in The salad bar is average. There If you order a baked potato,
Halyard Feature Editor reputation of the "Beef and the restaurant. Paintings for sale is nothing unusual or extra. there's an extra charge. Their
Bottle" in Orlando preceded the adorn the wall and provide some ordinary about it and again it is so prices are high compared with
The "Beef and Bottle", located opening. of the one here. interest for diners but you can't poorly lit that you can't really see what you get. The portions are
on theeetsd w n in r the -dreally see them due to tile what you are selecting. It's not large and the food tastes like
onthe west side of twon in the t see then due to e a e B t h
Roosevelt Mall Shopping Center All I can say is what a lighting. strictly a guessing game when it something from a diner. Again,
is relatively new to Jacksonville. disappointment! It begins almost comes to choosing a dressing for you expect a less than great meal
the minute you -open the door. your salad, You don'tknow what for $1.95 but when you pay $6 to
The seating arrangement is Entertainment is provided in you've got until you take the first $8 one would hope for a good
The announcement that a new poorly designed. the bar area but that is located so bite. meal.
restaurant was opening in that far away from the main dining
area was received with joy and area that you can't really hear the
eager anticipation from residents person singing but loud enough to The rest of the meal continues
since dining facilities are limited An attempt to create an keep your attention and make you along these same lines. I had the
in that section of town. atmosphere of intimacy by strain to hear the music. shish-kabob and it was so dry and I will say, the cocktail cheese is
dimming the lights has resulted over cooked I could barely chew great Admittedly, that's a pretty
Shoppers in the mall anxiously in the patron walking into a it. The brown rice that was served expensive price to pay for cocktail
awaited the final remodeling and darkened cave and stumbling The service -is adequate but on the platter with the meat was cheese but now all you cheese
opening ,of Jacksonville's first around for several minutes. nothing exceptional. the high light of the meal. freaks know where to go!

By MARCEI;LPRICE Mullen, the worries come "at the
Halyard Staff Writer last minute", and Jerry Young
The grand finale for this admitted that he is "miserable
quarter idrawig nr or around the house" at exam time.
closing in--whichever term best
Patricia Simmons suggested
describes your feelings toward that Simmons suggested
finathat "exams are a menace and
After 'almost nine weeks of should be abolished. They don't
flaky note-taking and summer show how much the student
classroom fidgeting, students will knows." If Ms. Simmons is really
begin testing their speed reading interested in the course, she will
abilities or trying their luck at "go all out and study the material
skimming and scanning tech- with friends.
mques, before August 19th taps Jim Brooks explained that he
them on the shoulder. In case you Pre-exam Qevousnes Is com- tries to study throughout the term
Evidenceotap rdo l o me are not sure, this date marks the mon, but how much do students and his concern about an exam
uionc mtay po o s beginning of exam week. worry? Jan Blair "normally hinged on his average at the time Several students confessed to
confusion may be the sight of Evidence of that period of mass doesn't worry"; Lorraine Mon- and on "how much the overall last minute cramming. Ms. Head
droopy-eyed students or the confusion may be the sight of tanye worries "moderately"; grade depended on the final." said, "I attempt to keep up, but
accelerated sound of rapidly droopy-eyed students or the Linda Head "terribly"; Phyllis generally I end up cramming the
fipped pages, as student p accelerated sound of rapidly Allen "constatly" For James "The first quarter I got ulcers night before." Mulles explained
the memories for mplctd flipped pages, as students prod Mullen, the worries come "at the and everything else," Ken that he usesally goes home to
concepts and long forgotten their memories for complicated last minutee, and Jerry Young Walker admitted. "But anymore I study. 'he-llbrary is too noisy."
form s. Yes, exam week is concepts and long forgotten admitted that he is "miserable don't worry about tests."
formulas. Yes, exam week is around the house" at exam time. Several students confessed to
almost here! Several students confessed to
Recently, the Halyard talked to last minute cramming. Ms. Head
some students about finals. Do said; "I attempt to keep up, but
they worry about exams? How do generally I end up cramming the
they study for them? This is what night before." Mullen explained
we learned., that he usually goes home to
Pre-exam nervousness is com- study. "The library is too noisy."
mon, but how much do students
worry? Jan Blair "normally Perhaps Ethel Paige sums it all
doesn't worry"; Lorraine Mon- up in her comments, "Usually i
tanye worries "moderately"; don't study for exams. It doesn't
Linda Head, "terribly"; Phyllis do me any good. I hate finals!"
Allen, "constantly". For James

4 THE HALYARD August 74 1974 Page 7

Problems Studied

Halyard Staff Writer flexibility factor and changing
A representative group of situations, these groups --
students from the University of Student Activities Committee and
North Florida (UNF), attended a Inter-Club Advisory Council --
workshop at Jekyll Islahd, Ga., make the determination about the
July 20 and 21. Richard specifics of the program.
So-- you didn't thinkthat we had Reisinger, Director of the Student Any-funds that are used from
a monster from the lake! Well he Activities department, was in the reserve account are suggested
may not be from Loch Ness but charge of the group, along with to the Student Affairs Committee
he's near a lake and he sure looks Mike Argento, Assistant Director. by the, Student Activities
like a monster. And the middle The group was presented with Committee and presented to the
picture isn't someone from problems and programs of the, General Assembly for approval.
Madame Tussuads getting a Student Activities office. The Reisinger emphasized that the
mask made from plaster but entire program includes clubs, Student Affairs Committee, the
UNF's own Dick Reisenger organizations, Fine Arts,lectur Student Activities Committee and
tasting the weapons that were ers and food services. According the Inter-Club Advisory Council
used to bombard him. Even your to Reisinger, the students determine the Stladent Activities
favorite radio personality may involved took a very businesslike program and expenditures of the
have a streak of sadism as you can and mature approach to the Student Activities funds with the
Student Activities funds with the
see when the, Birdman from operation of the total program as assistance of the personnel of the
WAPE smashes a pie into the it relates to the University as a Student Activities office.
face. of, one Dale Clifford. whole.
Reisinger said that priorifies "We have problems," Reising-
Staff Photos by Shirley Corbin for funds, such as funding travel er stated, "but they are not
for funds, such as funding travel acted,
for students in organizations as insurmountable," and he spoke
well as travel for those in other in praise of the students who
areas, are set by the Inter-Club attended the workshop retreat.
Advisory Council with the
blessing of the Student Activities
Once the Student Activities
budget has been recommended MASTER
by the Student Affairs Committee EUROPEAN
and accepted by the General MECH.
Assembly, the Student Activities
Committee makes the determina- BICYCLES NEW-USED
tion on all specifics, he said. REPAIR PARTS ACC.,
This is not to say that the BICYCLE IUIURANCE
amid +program has not been determined
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he stated but that, in view of the

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Love Story:

What Can You Say About A Car That's Dying...

By RICK CREWS described each car being dipped As I thought this over, and the smiled. He knew that my letter rust holes (which had long since
Halyard Staff Writer in primer and having baked on agent stood there smiling, I knew would be sent right back to him. eaten around the chunks of green
enamel. He even smiled and that I was tired of talking nice. The score was GM 3, vedra and I painted epoxy used to seal them)
What can you say about a 2/2 agreed to the fullest that, it was I told the smiling agent that it othing. even the pledge wasn't very much
year old car that is dying? That it rust alright, it shouldn't be was a low and dirty trick for a car consolation. Only the thought that
was well cared for, that it is still rusting like that, and that it was '.o be doing three hundred dollars In trying to be a good loser and I could get many other people to
new, or that it only has 50,000 indeed bad. However, when- worth of rusting with only four console myself with the brighter take the pledge with me made me
miles, brought up the possibility of remaining payments. I told the side. I told myself that what was happy (and that didn't thaw out
giving me some sort of smiling agent that it was crooked good for GM was good for the my feet). For that matter if only
I remember when first adjustment on Vedra, he didn't for a car to need replacing just country. I also reminded myself one person will swear off GM cars
considering what kind of car to agree at all. I guess he figured 2 when it was almost paid for. I that it would take another couple for a lifetime, that will make two
buy. After reading the Vega out of 3 wasn't bad. even went so far as to ask him of years before Vedra was of us.
advertisement book, I was sure I The agent then informed me what happened to the 74's. completely covered with rust and
wanted a Vega. The book that GM had devised a point He didn't have an answer, but died, and tried not to think of So my friends, if you drive a
promised great things from system concerning adjustments at least he stopped smiling., trade-in values. I even went so far Vega, or for that matter any
Vega's aluminum engine, descri- on botched up cars. According to as to talk about starting a "rust is relatively new GM car, look
bed Vegas being dipped in him a car like mine with already With a feeling that I was about- beautiful" campaign with other around the wiper blades and
primer, and told of how their 2/i years old just couldn't to win a round in the battle, I told Vega owners. body. If it is starting to turn
enamel was baked on. I made the qualify. I reminded him that 100 him of my intentions to write the brown you can be sure that it is
down payment on a little green of Vedra's miles were round trip main office of Chevrolet Division However, I was totally uncon- rust alright, it shouldn't be
Vega which I affectionately to see him. He was unimpressed, of General Motors Customer soled by the brighter side. In rusting like that, and that it is
named Vedra. but smiling just the same. I Service Division in Detroit. For wanting to be even more practical bad! Just ask any Chevrolet
thought I might be getting tired of some reason he was smiling and thirsting for some sort of representative.
It was true that I had been talking nice. again, revenge, I took the Pledge.
warned by some friends not to The next day I wrote a six page
buy a Vega until it had a couple of I had found out before hand letter to Detroit. I stressed what THE PLEDGE
years to prove itself. However, I what had to be done and the cost good care had been taken of ILW rc
figured that the thousands of to save Vedra's life. It seems that Vedra. I told them that it was I, Richard Keith Crews being m
people who already drove Vegas most Vegas start rusting around rusting like that, and how bad it of sound mind and body, do
couldn't all be wrong. Now 2/2 the windshield wipers first. In was. Sure enough I got a letter hereby pledge never to buy APARTMENTS
years later, I find that we order to replace the steel around back. Well, it wasn't exactly a another Chevrolet myself and
thousands of people who drive the windshield wipers, the whole letter. It was more like a to go to any and all extremes to ON BEAUTIFUL WATERFRON
Vegas maybe wrong after all, and top of the car has to be replaced, paragraph. They didn't even say convince friends and enemies
that my friends were right. That is about, two hundred that they agreed that Vedra alike that the car they want is
dollars. shouldn't rust or that it was bad. anything but a Chevy or any on a# apart nts
My Vega has a disease not far About the time deep holes are In fact these guys gave me the other GM car.
removed from human cancer. already forming around the shaft in less writing than was on 047 San Jos Blvd.
windshield wipers, the tell tale the envelope. There was Somehow, as I drove in the rain (at Goodby's Lake)
Vedra the Vega has terminal brown spots start forming around advertising on the envelope; all ndew ured in the Goodbyf t-k)
rust. the back glass and windows, kinds of chevrolets on the back, and the water poured in from the
Around the back glass has to be butI noticed none of them were
If I were the only person in the painted also, and Vedra the whole rusting.
world which will soon have only a will have to be painted. That did get oe tA
pile of rust, four tires, and an comes to three hundred dollars I did gt one thing out of the
aluminum engine, I could and there is no guarantee that it letter they sent mse. The return A
possibly chalk it up to being some won't start to rust around the address was not Detroit but AS A FRIEND
sort of loser and buy a Honda. windshield wipers again in a few Jacksonville. That's why the CORNER BEACH & UNIVERSITY BLVDS.
However, I see many other Vegas months. customer service agent had
of all sizes and descriptions with
varying degrees of rust problems. ------------------ ---_ ____
Like Vedra, most have not been to
the beach enough to attribute the
problem tothat. Your University Bank
Keeping this in mind, I took
Vedra back to the dealer. Upon
arriving I found the body and
paint man and showed the
problem to him. "It shouldn't bempete Banking Service
rusting like that. That's bad
alright," he said. With that we Com ple
sought out the salesman I had
bought Vedra from for further Cg Loans
consultation. Chekng Saving Lons
"That's rust alright," they
both said. "It shouldn't be ,
rusting like that. That's bad
alright," they agreed. We then P
found the owner of the dealership Open 9 AM to 3 PM Mon.-Thurs.
and showed him.
"That's rust alright," they all 9 AM to 6 PM Fri.
three told me. "It shouldn't be
rusting like that. That's bad
alrightt" all three assured me
et once. I then asked them what Drive-in Tellers: 8:30 AM to 4 PM Mon.-Thurs.
they could do about it for me --
silence followed. I could hear
Vedra rustin, it was so quiet. ".30 AM to 6:30 PM Fri.
The salesman did feel sorry for
Vedra and me, so he informed me
of Chevrolet division's General
Motors Customers Service Dep- ,
artment in nearby Jacksonville,
He said to take Vedra to them and U i 'lr Atla tic Bank h ps
talk real nice. -Sy w^ Wl, WSW ,. i |
As it turned out the customer
service division was on the other
side of Jacksonville and a 50 mile Corner Beach Blvd. and St. John's Bluff Rd.
drive. Fifty miles later, I began .
talking real nice to a customer
service agent whose name had Phone 641-oI
been given me by the salesman
as one of the best. pjg ngi FDC
The smiling agent listened
contentedly as I showed him how
the little advertisement book

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