The Florida alligator
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Title: The Florida alligator
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Orange and blue daily bulletin
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Language: English
Publisher: the students of the University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: March 1, 1946
Publication Date: 1912-1973
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 24, 1912)-v. 65, no. 74 (Jan. 31, 1973).
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=Muir= 4,


Attend F. S. C. W. Concert
Time: Saturday, 8 p. m.
Place: University Auditorium
Admission: Twenty-five cents
Main attraction: 40 girls


Gators draw bye and play
loop leading Kentucky to-
night. See sports page for




40 Tallahassee'

Songsters Plan

Program Here

Hailed As Year's Musical Event

The G(',lee Club of Florida State. College for Women
will appear in the University auditorium tomorrow at 7 :30
p. in. The concert will be under sponsorship of the Uni-
versity Department of Music, aided by the cooperation
of all campus fraternities in buying bloc tickets for the
The appearance of the Tallahassee group is hailed
by Prof. J. D. DeBruyn, director of the University Glee
Club, as a major musical event of the year, due. to the
girls' organization immunity
fro m the disorganization
that gripped many similar
male aggregations. l EI
Tickets are on sale during the
noon hour at Florida Union for Med y
25 cents each, or at Wise's Drug dSJ Iu i l w
Store all day.

University Glee Club mem-
bers have been in charge of
ticket sales, and have urged
all students to turn out to hear
the singers from the sister in-
stitution as a demonstration of
interest in activities involving
both schools.
The F. S. C. W. choristers are
under the direction of Etta Rob-
ertson, and feature Rachel Crot-
well, violinist, Eleanar Bragg, pi-
anist, and Organist Fawn Tra-
Program Listed
Advance notices released for
the performance revealed that
the program would include Biset's.
"Agnus Dei," "Siboney," the "Ital-
ian Street Song" by Victor Her-
bert, the "Ritual Fire Dance" of
Manuel de Falla, the theme "Oh
What a Beautiful Morning" from
Rodger's "Oklahoma," "American
Lullaby," "Holy Lord," and five
cther varied European contribu-
tions to great musical literature.
No special festivities are
'planned after the concert, the
girls being compelled to return
oarly Sunday to their campus.
There are 410 girls in the group
chosen to represent the far
larger total group comprising
the F. S. C. W. Glee Club.
The club will arrive at 4 p. m.
tomorrow, and, after a rehearsal
at the University auditorium, will
go to the White House Hotel for
dinner and final preparations.
In 1939 both the glee clubs of
the Gainesville and Tallahassee
schools traveled to the New York
World Fair to represent the state
at the Florida Pavilion, where
they performed in very successful

State Election

Details Issued
To acquaint students with nec-
essary details in the forthcoming
state elections, the following in-
formation is printed regarding
eligibility to vote inthe first pri-
mary, May 7, and the second pri-
mary on May 28.
Persons must be a U. S. citizen,
21 years of age, have lived in the
state of Florida for one year and
in the county he desires to regis-
ter in for six months immediate-
ly preceding the registration.
Veterans who lived in the state
for one year and the county they
desire to register in for six months
immediately preceding their ser-
vice with the armed forces are
eligible to register.
Registration Procedure
Registration must be accom-
plished in person by appearing be-
fore the supervisor of registration
of the county, taking an oath that
You are qualified and signing the
registration book. This can not
be done by mail.
Re-registration is required ev-
ery two years of all persons in
counties with 80,000 or more pop-
Continued on Page Two

Head At U. Of F.

Col. E. M. Edmonson, World
War II veteran of the African and
Italian campaigns, has been nam-
ed professor of military science
and tactics at the University of
Florida, President John J. Tigert'
announced yesterday with Board of
Control approval.
Col. Edmonson succeeds Col.
Ralph L. Joyner, who will retire
from active service at the end of
the current semester. Col. Joyner
was recalled from retirement dur-
ing the war when he served as
head of an Army Specialized
Training Unit at Stetson Univer-
sity and the University of Florida,
and later became PMS&T.
Artillery Vet
Ccl. Edmonson, who graduated
from the United States Military
Academy at West Point, is a vet-
eran of 24 years of service in the
Army. In World War II, he serv-
ed as artillery executive with the
Second Corps in the African inva-
He was later transferred to the
Fifth Army as artillery execu-
tive under General Mark Clark.
In July, 1943, he became artillery
officer with the Sixth Corps where
he went into Salerno and through
Continued On Page Six

Band To Sponsor
March Concert Of
Tally Musicians
Students Criticize
Governor's Statement
Professor DeWitt R. Brown,
conductor of the "Fighting Gatoar
;Band," announced today that the
band will sponsor the FSCW band
in a concert to be given after the
Spring Frolics. In return, the
Florida band will give a concert in
This will ,be the first in a series
of concerts to be given by the Uni-
versity band since 1941.

2 Committees

Submit Reports

On Books, Cafe

Cafeteria Committee Progresses

"The principle cause of the recent difficulties
in the University bookstore are past methods of deal-
ing with the problem, which are no longer adequate,
rather than the incompetence of anyone- concerned,"
a special committee investigating the bookstore re-
ported to a meeting of the Gator Veterans last Mon-
day night.

F.S.C.W. GLEE CLUB COMING-The Glee Club of Florid a State College for Women will sing in the University of Florida Audi-
torium Saturday night in a program beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The group is directed by Miss Etta Robertson. Tickets are available at Wise's
Drug Store daily from 12 to 12:45 p.m., and at Florida Union during the same period. Saturday, tickets may be obtained at Florida Union
any time after 10 a.m.

Diettrich To

Lecture For

State Dept

Dr. Sigismond de R. Diettrich,
chairman of the division of geog-
raphy and geology at the Univer-
sity, will leave for Washington
Tuesday where he will deliver a
series of lectures under the di-
rection of the Department of
Dr. Diettrich, who served in the
state department during the war
as a special assistant to the chief
of the division of georgaphy and
cartography of the United States
Board of Geographical Names, De-
partment of Interior, and in the
Office of Strategic Services, will
give a series of lectures on "Geo-
graphic and Human problems" to
personnel of the foreign service.
For State Department
The lectures are a part of an
orientation program of the State
Department of Foreign Service
personnel and are designed to por-
tray the background in a geo-
graphic and human sense of the
various peoples and countries of
the world.
At present Dr. Diettrich serves
the State Department as an "Edu-
cationalist" with the Division of
Training Services. He acts in an
advisory capacity for the division
and will report from time to time
to conduct various phases of
training programs.
In asking Dr. Diettrich to con-
duct the lectures Perry N. Jester,
acting chief of the division of
training services wrote: "Dr. Diet-
trich's lectures on the "Geographic
and Human Problems" have been
an outstanding contribution in the
presentation of foreign service

I Debate Tourney Holland For

Set For Today Senator Clul

Two Other Florida
Schools Entered
In Contest
The University of Florida is
holding its first post-war debate
tournament today. V i s it i n
schools will be Rollins College of
Winter Park, and Stetson Col-
lage of Deland.
The "battle of words" begins
at 1 p. m. in Peabody and Sci-
ence Halls. nlh1,, I for the
debate "Will be the National In-
tercollegiate Topic .... "Re-
solved that the foreign policy
of thle United States should be
directed toward the establish-
ment of free trade among the
nations of the world."
The colleges will meet in a
round-robin arrangement with de-
bate rounds beginning at 1, 2:30,
and 4. In the evening, there will
be a banquet at the Florida Union.
This will be followed, at 7:30, by
two rounds of decision debates.
The University varsity debate
team of George Moss and Don
Eanett on the affirmative and
Jack Murray. and Bill Colson on
the negative, will meet Rollins and
Steson, simultaneously, in Peabody
Hall, Room 205. and in Room 209
of the Florida Union.
The result of these debates will
be determined by the audience de-
Continued on Paege Five


A group of Uniiversity of Flor-
ida students organized a "Holland
for Senator" club this week to en-
courage all eligible students to
exercisee their voting prerogative
in the forth-coming state and na-
'ional elections.
Selden F. Waldo, promment
Gainesville attorney, addressed the
club Thursday night.
Officers of the club elected at
lhe meeting this week are Carl
'. Durrance, chairman, Dave Hed-
rick, vice chairman, Warren Ed-
wards, secertary, Ted Nelson,
publicity chairman. Committee-
men are Autha W. Forehand, Jess
H. Wheeler, Sam Gibbons, Jack
Lucas, Bill Durden, Douglas Cook-
sey, and Bill Gatlin.
Campus members of the organ-
ization are Nixon Butt, Worth
Moore, Gregory Mothvin, Earl
Truett, Bill Jones, Jack Nants,
Bill Moor, Ormand Hendry, L. F.
Dunlap, L. A. Powell, A. C. Thomp-
son, Jr., Frank May, John Rawls,
Dan Ruhl, Holmes Melton, H. H.
Baskin, Lindsey Holland, J. B.
Hunt, and Elliot Hendry.

illy" Matthews Returns

To Head Florida Union

By Scott Weiss
"Everyone who had anything to
do with the Florida Union during

Stne war years did a fine job, par-
ticularly, Mr. J. E. Johnson, de-
Tchai kowsky And ceased, Dr. Lester Hale, Billy Lip-
pold, and Boll Rion."' So spoke
Sas recently returned to Florida
Sunday M usicale to resume his position as Director
of the Union.
One of the utstandrling Sundav As a scond i-fi t li,4-tn.t i th. .

The band, composed of forty- afternoon programs of the year infantry reserve, Mr. Matthews
five members, is one of the will be given in the University left here July 15, 1942 for the
smallest the University has ever Auditorium Sunday, March 3, at Pensacola Recreational Area where
had, but it is also considered one 4 o'clock, when Claude Murphree, he stayed until September of the
of merit. Professor Brown said pianist, and Mrs. Seldon Waldo, following year. From there he
yesterday, "If the men on the organist, will present both the was transferred to Fort Barancas,
campus who play instruments Tschaikowsky Concerto in B-flat Florida where he remained until
would come out, the band would Minor and the Gershwin Concerto June of 1945.
develop into the best in the in F. The month of September, 1944
state." The Tschaikowsky work is espe- found "Billy" at Washington and
Governor Caldwell, with State cially famous for the fact that its Lee University at Lexington, Va.,
Treasurer J. Edwin Larson, at the opening theme was made into the training for work in the Personal
last meeting of the Board of Con- popular song, "Tonight We Love," Affairs Branch of the Army. From
trol, stated that they had heard while the Gershwin opus, original- June of 1945 until his release from
compalints that "the band isn't ly commissioned by Walter Dam- active duty on February 14 of this
what it used to be." rosch, was prominently featured year he served in this capacity at
The boys, themselves, voiced in the recent movie, "Rhapsody in Fort Benning, Georgia. As Chief
their own opinion by saying that, Blue." Mr. Murphree will play the Counselor, with a staff of 50 en-
"Gov. Caldwell gave unwarranted piano solo part, and Mrs. Waldo listed men and five officers, Mr.
criticism of the Gator band, and the orchestra part on the organ. Matthews directed the interview-
we hope to make him eat his own All students and friends are in- ing- of o10,000 discharges who pass-
words at Tallahassee." vited to. attend, ed through Fort Benning Separa-

tion Center during the fall months
of 1945.
With the boys back in force, Mr.
Matthews and his staffs .have plans
under way for the promotion of a
few more activities in the Union.
It is to be understood that almost
the entire union program depends
upon the activities of the various
campus organizations, with the
Union itself, acting as the integ-
rating factor.
According to Mr. Matthews,
the two most definite plans for the
rest of this semester are a pro-
gram of old favorite motion pic-
tures and the promotion of Camp
Wauburg as an outdoor party and
picnic site.
He is a graduate of the Uni-
versity, 1929 to be exact. During
his years here as a student he was
president of the Florida Blue Key,
vice president of the student body,
chancellor of the Honor Court.
He taught high school, upon com-
pletion of work for his degree, at
Leesburg and Orlanda.
In 1935 he represented Alachua
County in the State legislature.
He has served as District Gover-
nor of Lions Clubs and was Chair-
man of the State Council for the
Blind. He came to the Union in
Continued on Page Five

los Picaros

Pledges 42 New

Men Saturday

Is Speaker.
Forty-two pledges were initi-
ated into Los Picaros, Spanish
honorary fraternity, Saturday
nigh. at l lorida Union, climaxing
an evening of dancing and social
entecta, nme;,.
The initiates were addressed by
Carlos Castelblancc., who explain-
ed to them the purposes and aims
of the organization.
Vidal Trujillo, professor of
Spanish at the University, and
Mary Elizabeth Barry, director of
the Inter-American Institute of
P. K. Ycnge Laboratory School
were made associate members of
Los Picaros, second highest honor
bestowed by this fraternity.
The new members, brought to-
gether by Los Picaros, come from
13 of the 20 Latin American coun-
tries, Florida, and New Mexico.
They are:
Steve (Duffy) Alfonso, Tampa
Fla.; Euripides Braschi, Puerto
Rico; Raul Cabrera, Puerto Rico;
Mario Casado, Venezuela; Gerardo
DeBary, Chile; 'Orlando Flye, Co-
lombia; Tommie Gucciardo, Tam-
pa, Fla.; Arturo Hughes, Chile;
Victor Ingrain, Panama; Guil-
lermc Lawton, Cuba; Paul Mortel-
laro, Tampa, Fla.; Anthony Pul-
lara, Tampa, Fla.; Henri Scioville,
Colombia; Ana Carmen Garcia
Stearas, Starke, Fla., Matilde In-
fante, Argentina.
Carmelita Ortiz, Jacksonville
Fla.; Alvaro Davila, Colombia
Merril Gregory, Orlando, Fla.;
Haydee de Lopez, Argentina; Fer-
nando Sanchez, Costa Rica; Zoilo
Maldonad-, Colombia; Rafael Her-
rera, Venezuela; Iris McConnie de
Johnson, Trenton, Fla.; Peter
Mendoza, Tampa, Fla.; Allan De
Loach, Fort Pierce, Fla.; Marita
Continued on Page Two

V'. R. "Billy" Matthews

An urgent meeting for every
student veteran who has not
received his subsistence check
since enrolling at the University
is scheduled for the auditorium
at 6:45 tonight. The meeting
is expected to last about 15 min-
Veterans should bring their
"C" numbers, or, in case no "C"
number has been assigned, their
serial numbers, to the meeting.
This gathering has been call-
ed at the request of the Veter-
ans Administraition in order to
expedite clearance of subsistence
Student veterans who have re-
ceived one or more subsistence
checks should not be present at
this meeting.

Red Cross Drive

Starts Today

Gator Veterans
Lead Campaign
' "Wear Your Pin" is slogan of
A the Red Cross membership drive
- that starts on the campus today,
- according to Sam Gibbons, chair-
man of the campaign at the Uni-
,versity. This is the annual drive
to provide the Red Cross with op-
erating funds for the coming year.
The Gator Veterans, of which
- Gibbons is the head, are leading
- the drive here, assisted by Harvey
Smith and W. C. Nesbitt, drive
- .leaiers for the dorms and the In-
- ter Fraternity Conference. A
leader will also be designated for
, Flavet Village. Organization will
be broken-down so that there will
be a representative for each of the
units and an assistant in each sec-
, tion.
Attempts will be made to con-
tact students who live off the
campus during classes so that
the maximum may be reached.
This will be dependent upon the
approval of the deans of the va-
rious schools.
Campaign headquarters will be
set up in the Student Union, loca-
tion to -3e announced later. Funds
from the various organizations
will be turned in here by the rep-
resentatives. Individuals m a y
take their contributions directly
to headquarters and receive their
membership cards and pins at
that time.
"We ask all of those who join
to wear their Red Cross pin to
signify that they have given to
this cause," stated Gibbons.
Miss Josephine Antoine, leading
soprano of the Metropolitan Opera
Association, was a guest at the
Hotel Thomas the past three days.
Tuesday night Miss Antoine sang
at Stetson University, DeLand,
and tonight she is singing at South
Georgia Woman's College in, Val-
dosta. Accompanying her in both
concerts, and featured in a solo
group, is Claude Murphree, pianist.

Appointed by Gator Veterans
to investigate the reasons for
shortages of books and supplies at
the beginning of the 'present se-,
mester, the committee, composed
of Bill Norman, chairman; Vernon
Scarborough and Eb Eberhart,
gave as among the reasons for
the situation, less book sharing,
since every veteran is entitled to
his own books, whereas in the past
many students "doubled up" on
'In addition, the committee
stated, there have been fewer
second hand transactions plus
the fact that all veterans buying
books and supplies under the
"GI Bill" were required to ob-
tain them at the University
bookstore only, thus swelling the
demands on that apartmentn.
Advance planning under the di-
rection of a facult- committee in
the ordering oz all textbooks, was
urged by the investigating com-
mittee as a means of solving the
problem. Such a committee would
determine which books would te
used, insisting that all professors
get their requests in on time for
orders to be filled before the dead-
Also reporting their progress
to the veteran's organization
was the special investigating
committee on the cafeteria
headed by Frank Duckworth.
A complete report was not sub-
mitted, since in the interest of
"a completely thorough report,"
investigations by the commit-
tee are still under way.
It was revealed however, that
Mr. Klein Graham, University
business manager, was cooperat-
ing with the committee in trying
to satisfy the ten-point inquiry it
is making with regard to the pos-
sibilities of lowering the cost of
food, and generally improving
cafeteria conditions. The Duck-
worth committee will submit its
final comprehensive report at the
next meeting of the organization.
A motion by Jack Crews was
passed following limited discus-
sions by members. Crews' mo-
tion stayed that "the comman-
der of Gator Veterans be given
authority to speak in behalf of
the veterans in the organization
at all times in accepting invita-
tions by any 'benevolence' socie-
ties, and that his speaking pre-
veteran organization will be sub-
liminary to a meeting of the
ject to final approval by the

Story Elected
AIChE Head
The Student Chapter of the
American Institute of Chemical
Engineers elected officers Tues-
day evening. J. B. Story and G. W.
Hoover, Sr., were re-elected
president and vice-president re-
spectively. David Barsa replaced
Reuben Rosenberg as secretary-
G. W. Hoover and K. R. Pollack
are chapter representatives on the
Benton Engineering Council and
C. W. Putnam was chosen Chair-
man of the chapter's Engineering
Field Day Committee. Plans
were discussed for educational
and social programs for the com-
ing semester.



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The Forida A-gaor vOL. 37, NO. 17

Entered as second-class matter at the post office at
Gainesville, Florida, under the Act of August 24, 1912



M arty Friedm an ............. .. ..
TED NELSON ............... .
JOE PERO .......
Tom Jarvis ............. .......
Emmet Holton ......... ....
Johnny Jenkins ............. ..... .
V C. Carver, F. Pyle .........
Jack Doherty ............ ..... ....
H ank G uzik .. ........ ...........
Bo,;b &c!ultz, Bob Stratton . .

Bill Boyd ..................... ...... .
Lacy M ohon .. . . .
Reporters: Duane Savelle, Tom Brown, Buck Lewis, H. V

. Associate Editor

.... Executive Editor
Associate Editor
.. A ociate Editor
..... Copy Editors
.. Political Editor
Rewrite Editor
. Art Editors


Sports Editor
amural Editor

. Johnson.

Tom Henderson ..... .. Feature
Lois Scott W eiss .......... ............. Assistant Feature
Bob Johnson ...... ..................... .. Fraternity
Robert N. Johnson . .... .................... Campus
George Kowkabany .... .. ...... ... Veterans
Special Feature Writers: Elliot Shienfeld, Joan Whitmore


Stan Tatelmon, Elliot Schiefeld, Ed Holcomb, Walter Martin, S. Pearson, Jim
lDaluiey, Marty Lubov, Ralph Smith, Ralph Valerie, Wm. J. Brown, Bob Mann,
L.(. Gloichenaus, George M. Watson, H. H. Beasley, Bill Walker, J. W.
Mecker, Bert Oshins.
Edgar Davis ......... ............. ... Assistant Business Manager
Charles Vick ........................ Assistant Business Manager
Fred Temple ........ .................... Circulation M manager
Rob McGowan ............. .. ............... Collection Manager
Prof. W. L. Lowry, Laboratory Coordinntor

Editoria/ly Speaking.

Attend Tally Concert...

When the F. S. C. W. Glee Club sings in the Univer-
sity auditorium tomorrow night, it will mark the recur-
rence of an event that has worked as much as any other
to maintain a traditional spirit of cooperation between the
two schools.
When the U. of Florida club goes to Tallahassee it
is customary for the girls to turn out in literal droves, in
many cases even if they had something else in mind, for
the night the concert is scheduled.
So let's show the same spirit and turn out the same
large crowd to applaud their efforts. They are, in more
senses than one, our sisters as well as neighbors. Regard-
less of occasional differences in view we are convinced
that our ultimate greatness lies in our ultimate Identity
of student bodies, of our union into one University of
Florida, for both men and women, on equal terms.
Attend the Glee Club concert. It's sure to be worth
the twenty-five cents admission charge, and more.

Let's Appoint Publications

In the past, top positions in the publications (editor
and business manager) have been elective with the excep-
tion of the Alligator. This means that when the student
body reverts to the old constitution in April, the Semi-
nole; Orange Peel, and "F" book student executive posi-
tions will be thrown open to be decided at the polls.
This, we think, is not good policy, because work of
this type is technical-work that needs several years train-
ing to qualify a man to handle it competently. Anything
might happen--the good politician (who might be elect-
ed to fill one of these positions) is not necessarily a good
( ditor or business manager. It would put the publications
too far into politics-and quite possibly would make the
entire field a ,political football.
We propose, therefore, that a special election be held
before the April elections to amend the constitution and
put the selection of publication executives under a spe-
cial board. We feel that this board could make a closer
study of applicants-and could more easily, keep in con-
tact with the various members working on publications
to check their qualifications and technical skill.


By Jack Doherty
One of the most encouraging
signs this reporter has yet seen
that conscientious leadership still
exists on this campus has been
evidenced in recent days by the
stand taken by the Gator Party
regarding a broadly representa-
tive student government. This
party, which in the past has been
the more influential one in cam-
pus politics, has vigorously as-
serted that the first step toward
nominating a truly representative
slate of officers is to give every
faction of the student body a voice
in the selection of nominees. The
party has already taken steps to-
ward making this doctrine an ac-
It is indeed encouraging that
someone should spearhead such a
move to correct the inequalities
which grew up is the nomination-
system 'during the war years. Un-
der a system carried on in this
manner, the bossismm" which has
flourished to some degree during
recent years should be minimized.
If such policies are carried on per-
manently, we predict'thaL Florida's
Honor. System will be Secure. No
one organization will be able to
control the student government
for its own interests. This is as
it should be.
To be truly democratic, out stu-

dent government must not be con
trolled solely by eiLer frat 'men
non frat men, or veterans. To stea
a term from the precise logicians
it must strike a "happy medium'
between all these interests.
That the pre-war student consti'
tution is being reinstated this
spring will be welcomed by al
who have witnessed the vacilla
tons of the student government
during the war years. The con
fusion regarding the relationship
of the old constitution and the
emergency amendment has been
most disconcerting to conscien
tious student officials.
They have often felt that some
clear-cut action should be taken
regarding the status of the char-
ters of the student body organiza-
tions and the student body laws
which were not actually a part o:
the constitution. Some of the
most controversial issues of the
last few years arose from the un
certain status of the charters and
laws. Revocation of the amend
ments should eliminate the source
of such confusion in the future.
However, we still contend that
student senate which was "on the
ball" would have eliminated, or
called upon the Honor Court ti
clarify, all such doubts.

The Alligator las more copy
than it can publish today. PI~se
be patient If. your notice waj de

are doing just that. They want to know,
i "Why the dietician in the cafeteria does
e the buying instead of the business man-
r ager?" I wonder if those "Veterans" ever
0 heard of a mess sergeant? The duties of
a mess sergeant ARE: to buy food, to
make up menus (dietician), to cook food,
y and 'to serve food. One (1) man does all
e of that and more too in the Army. YET
- -The Gator Veterans want to know
"Why the dietician in the cafeteria who


What Others Say
Mr. Jack Doherty
C/o The Fla. Alligator
My dear Mr. Doherty:
On behalf of the Dixie Party, tradi-
tional non-fraternity party of the campus
of the University of Florida, I commend
you on your stand as to the question of
proper representation of non-fraternity
men in student body government. This
represents exactly the temper, the spirit
and the attitude of all members of the
Dixie Party.
In the summer of 1945, when politi-
cal interests and participation were at
their lowest, a group of non-fraternity
men, determined to achieve this goal you
speak of, reactivated the then underdog
Dixie Party. This same group is still
unequivocally committed to that objec-
Because of an apparent lack of infor-
mation, however, your statement "even
the names which are placed in nomina-
tion by the parties often do not repre-
sent the choice of the, whole party" is
most unjust and absolutely incorrect
when applied to the Dixie Party. The
following are indisputable facts.
The nominating committee of our par-
ty is composed of an equal number of
fraternity and non-fraternity representa-
tives chosen on what we believe to be
the most. democratic basis possible. The,
procedure is as follows:
(1) Non-fraternity members of the
Dixie Party elect at an open conven-
tion the men they want to represent
them on the nominating committee.
(2) Then non-frat representatives,
in conjunction with the chosen repre-
sentative (one) for every fraternal
organization in the party, nominate the
party's candidates, ALL of whom must
be approved by the WHOLE of the
Dixie Party membership.
(3) The four officers of the party,
three of whom (incl. president) ace
non-fraternity students, participate in
(4) Candidates are selected for
their popularity, integrity, and quali-
The exhibited confidence of the stu-
dent body has confirmed our conviction
in the ideal of democratic government
truly representative of every faction on
the campus.
In the last election the student body
approved our efforts by electing 22 Dixie
Party candidates as compared to 11 for
the. entire opposition. During the sum-
mer sessions of 1945, the Dixie Party
elected the only non-fraternity president
of the student body elected in at least
four elections.
In the last election (September), of
the 33 candidates nominated by the Dixie
Party, 16 were fraternity men, or '48 per
cent. Of the 27 candidates nominated by
the Gator Party, 20 were fraternity men,
or 74 per cent.
In the University College, from which
the great majority of students are repre-
sented, 100 per cent of Gator nominees
were fraternity men, while 43 per cent of
Dixie's slate were.
In a paid political advertisement last
t. week, the chairman of the Gator Party
said, "In line with' its past policy, the
Chairman stated that it was the intention
of the Gator Party to fill as many of these
offices with qualified, non-fraternity men
as possible."
Could it be that it was not "possible"
for them to find a single, solitary, quali-
fied non-fraternity man in the entire Uni-
versity College ? Figure it out for your-
Obviously, this statement c a n not
stand, in the face of fact. Already arous-
ed the ire of the bosses of the Dixie Par-
ty? No, for they do not exist. Inspire the
r indignation of the party? Yes.
We welcome your stand and appre-
s ciate your courage, especially since the
fraternity to which you belong is affili-
ated with the Gator Party, the only party
logically eligible to receive your blasts,
which must of necessity be discomfiting
l to them in view of their past record.
We believe your intentions were
good, but your source of information in-
adequate or non-existent., Please, Mr.
Doherty, stick to the facts.
Most sincerely yours,
s Jack Hayward, Chairman,
1 Dixie Party

t Editor Alligator:
p Monday night, I attended a meeting
e of "The Gator Veterans." At that meet-
n ing several committees that had been ap-
Spointed to "investigate" the cafeteria,.
book store and various other aspects of
e the University read -their reports.
n Granted that it is every man's privi-
lege to "gripe" about everything and
Anything in general. At least, that has
f been my experience in the Army.
e BUT, I do not believe that a man
e should tear down something without the
" intention of putting something better in
Sits place.
e The "Gator Veterans," sad to relate,

does the same job as an Army Mes6 Sgt.
is allowed to do that job." They want
to know why the business manager is not
allocated the job of buying the food.
YET-These same veterans are com-
plaining about the prices and the quality
of the food served by the cafeteria.
The only suggestion that I can offer
to these veterans is to rejoin the Army
and take up "MESS MANAGEMENT."
Thank you,
Thomas H. Brown

Inquiring eporter *
By Marty Lubov
Scene: A dormitory on the campus of
a famous institution of learning in the
Southeastern part of the United States.
It is all lit up (drunk again). Figures of
humanity (faintly resembling the species
Homo Sapiens Studentis) may be seen
pursuing various tasks. Socks of all colors
and forms are draped from the windows
giving the building a very homelike scent.
A wretched, bedraggled-looking indi-
vidual staggers up the steps and slinks
stealthily into the hall. lie looks around
carefully, thon softly raps on a door. The
door slowly creaks open and our villain
puts his foot in it and asks-TilE QUES-
Richard Broome, 19, Freshman, Jack-
Seems to me that the rest of the world
will get it eventually anyway. It will just
cause hard feelings if we hold the secret.
Robert Sigler, 23, Freshman, Gran-
din, Fla.:
The thing to do is give it to the other
nations. But we should give it to them
on the basis that it will be controlled in-
ternationally, that is 1by some organiza-
tion such as the UNO.
Bill Cox, 24, Junior, Jacksonville:
The people of the United States don't
have a monopoly on brains and it won't
be long before the rest of the world will
catch up with us. Japan had the secret
and was only a step behind us.
Hosea Skipper, 21, Sophomore, Pen-
If we share the bomb with the rest
of the world some small nation is liable
to go off half-cocked and start another
war. This will really be the war to end
all wars, be-cause it will just about wreck
Ballard Mauldin, Freshman (doesn't
know age because family Bible was lost
in an Indian attack), Panama City, Fla.:
I think that we should go ahead and
let everyone else share the secret. If we
don't, someone will come up with some-
thing much better and deadlier and will
start another war..


By Bob Mann
By Bob Mann
This Tallahassee must be a wonder-
ful place. I got it straight from Barbara
Wickham's column that life on the. cam-
pus-of-cuties is just one jolly routine of
fraternity pin after fraternity pin. The
Pikes and the ATO's and the Betas and
the Alpha Choleras are all clamoring
around the sorority house serenading the
gals, and the gals, not to be outdone,
serenade the boys, and life is a lark. I
wish that some more of you nice Gaines-
ville kids could dash up there sometime
for tea and crumpets and a game of drop-
th e-sorority-pin.
Perhaps coeducation would disillu-
sion a lot of Tally lassies. To begin with,
two-thirds of us are non-fraternity men.
We'll tell you Tallahassee girls that we
just don't have any use. for. frats and
can't work them into our schedules, but
you know that the real reason is that the
fraternities just wouldn't have us drips.
And you'll nod your head sympathetical-
ly,. you, understanding women, you !
What I'd like to know is, are
there any non sorority girls at
Tally? Tell me quick, Miss Wick-
ham, are they game for a little sere-
nade by us non-fraternity men? That
should be xreat! All of us people
who couldn't rate a fraternity or
sorority bid serenading each other
beneath the pines!
Of course, all the good non-frat boys
who read Tally-Grains think that they're
social outcasts without the little badges
of distinction on their shirts. I've tried to
tell them that the column isn't entirely
representative, but you know how boys
are! They think that FSCW consists of
the library surrounded by Mortgage
It can't be denied that quite oft-
en there is news of general interest
and a laughable joke in Tally-
Grams. That's more than you'll get
out of Mann to Man, I know, but we
at least do not view the importance
of fraternities and sororities through

siply stands thus: they have the i nel in Webster s Encyclopedic
simply stds thus: th have the dictionary, Paranoia, which comes Registration books will e OPen
money, they are beginning to clear t'
land, and the state government from the Greek "Para" meaning n districts until March 5 and in
lanust and eithe stasidize governmentschool beside and "nous" meaning mind, the office of the supervisor Of
into true eatness or come out is called "A mental disease marked registration until April 20. Recent
to true gatness o come ou ithin the counties make
and state just why they're beating by delusions of one's importance changes ithin t co iesn
the bushes to pulp. an of being persecuted." it advisale to check \our county
tha student following' his awa-rd of the St. to know how long the books wilp
It is to the -new voting student Fl ing his award of the St.
od that shoul go up. Petersburg Times Trophy for out- be open to registrants.
Wil our voi e s standing campus correspondence, To vote by absentee ballot it i-
portWill of the "Greas bter Florida in sup- Kohn went to work for the Times, necessary to present your certifi-
hear so much about ? Or will the starting as courts and police re- cate of registration at the GaLies-
sports columnists and alumni porter and rising rapidly to the ville city hall, on election day. At

groups continue to do all the post of night city editor, the pos- this time you are able to write
work, ition he held when he left for the down the candidates you wish to
work Armnv. vote for. This ballot will be mudl-
It didn't take him long to get ed to tile c-ounty in which you are.
Te G overseas and once overseas it was registered.
TeaCierS rOUp only a matter of weeks before he'
Grp. the Algiers edition of "Stars and
Elects Officers Stripes," the Army newspaper in Los Picaros
Europe. Alfie made his mark Continued From Page One
The G. Ballard Simmons chap- 'in the Army just as he did on
ter of the Future Teachers of the campus and on the St. Pete de Soto, Venezuela; Nicolas Pa-
America elected officers for the 'Times, and in a short while he gano, Jacksonville, Fla.: Adelic
remainder of the school year in a was managing editor iln charge Romero, Paraguay! Maria A. de'
meeting yesterday jof the Italian edition of "Stars Valle, Cuba.
: Taking over the gavel from re- and Stripes" with a plushy office Ladislao Scsa, Panama; Alvar"
tiring president K. M. Eaddy is in Rome. Dobles, Costa Rica; Carlos A1iiu'
!C. M. Fillingrin. Jack McGriff Kohn was still not satisfied with nategui, Chile: Jose Rodrigue,
iwas chosen for vice president, G. himself; correspondence was his Colo mnbia; Mercedes Rubira.
E. Trent as secretary, Charles R. meat. He wanted to report war Cuba; Palhuira de Areco, Url"
SEarnest, librarian, Leroy F. Le-i from the front lines. "You can't guay; Jurema Aroeira, Brazil;
bold, treasurer. rim away from war, Herb," he Luis Asturias, Guatemala; Anmal"
Advisers to the local chapter |told Herbert Lyons, an executive da Eslaimsen Haddad, Cuba; Jlac
are Dean G. Ballard Simmons and 'of the Stars and Stripes organiza- 10. Johnson Trenton, Fla.: iaiil
Leon N. Henderson. tion, when the latter protested Guillermo Ramos, Eucador.

Editorial And Opinion Page

By Ted Nelson
With the glories of at least -
well-fought football looming on
1946 sky, there is a serious tend-
ency to forget the real objects of
.i university and university life. '''"
There is a complacency that -
grows up about the bright grid-
iron star, a lethargy in overcom-
ing the more serious and less ap-
parent phases of college life.
Today a majority of the stu- w'
Sent body consists of voting
citizens of the state of Florida. .
This 'should make the present
the ideal time to unite behind a
fighting administrat on to im-
prove the many failings and
lackings of our campus. __
There is little doubt where the
governor stands on the matter
of sports, or of musical organiza-
tions whose success might bring
tremendous benefits to the people
of the state as a whole. But lit-
tie has teen forthcoming in the ri.
way of official specific stands on
such matters as more dorms, more/ \
student athletic facilities, the K
eternal coed problem and all it
This is not to say that the ad- --..
ministration of the University has
not done all it can towards achiev-
ing better conditions. We are not,
besides, The only school in the
country suffering shortages. How- B O
ever, it is towards the problems, 5 0 ETIN M OULD E DOINE
still unsolved, that were with us
before the war, that we wish to ABOUT-O .-5-HORTAyE 0 CLOT1?IN .
turn our attention. /
On the matter of instructors'
salaries, it is notorious that Flor-
ida professors are among the low-
est paid in the nation for schools against his taking a front-line
of comparative size and standing. rano i a i
This, as all other matters of de- He secured the front-line as-
ficient finances, may be contrast- By Morty F-'reedman signmnent he sought and It was
ed with Florida's per capital stand- Little "Alfie" Kohn was not a juicy one from a journallstle
ing in the Southeast. much to look at. Had he been seen point of view. He was to cover
It may be noted that North in a group of three or more you the invasion of Southern France,
Carolina, ranking in income far would have glanced at him and Whether or not Alfie succeeded
below Florida, puts a far greater then forgotten about him. But in filing his dispatches on the
total amount into education, sup- "Little Alfie" was every inch a story he wanted so much to write,
ports three major and countless man. is not known to this writer, but
minor specialized colleges and When Alfie was attending the the end of his assignment is told
universities; and generally pays University he distinguished him- in an-article appearing in the Mi-
Its tutors in higher education con- self in every phase of student ami Herald of Oct. 23, 1944. It
siderably more than our own state life; at one time or another he reads as follows:
schools. was a member of Blue Key, "A Miami Beach soldier-corres-
On the matter of living space, editor of the Florida Review, pondent's insistence on a front-
the state, which glorified its Associate editor of the Alligator, line assignment instead of a desk
fighting sons while they were in student director of Intra-Murals job probably resulted in his death,
battle dress, hesitates to pro- and a member of Phi Beta dispatches received here Sunday
vide sufficient sleeping and Kappa. I indicated.
study quarters for them when Short, stoutish, quiet in demean- "Staff Sgt. Alfred M. Kohn was
they return, allowing many in- or and having only an average reported to have been the victim
stead to seek immediate em- number of friends, possibly because of a German machine gun during
ployment and never get the col- few could attain his intellect, Al- the invasion of Southern France,
loge education they desire and fie was the epitome of one virtue according to a wireless message
deserve. It the same time and that virtue was pure, unbiased received from Rome by the New
boasts are made about the honesty. York Times."
amount of publicity costs for There was a time three years ago Among the tributes to "Little
the tourist Irade, and we hear of when Kohn entered, in the columns Alfie" following his death, was one
suggestionss to limit the number of Paranoia, a dispute centering by the same Herb Lyons who warn-
of entering freshmen to the around the football squad. Some ed. Kohn against a change of as-
tniversiy of Florida by an un- members of the team disagreed signments. "The Stars and Stripes
specithd system of elimination. violently with his comments and may have been only a GI paper,"
In the days of "peace and plen- went out of their way to make said Lyons, "but the work he did

ed againstudentilhe provedim their disagreements known to Al- on it would have been honored
self unworthy of state interest. ie on any newspaper." Col. E. G.
Why, then, this attempt to limit'. It was about a. m on a morn- White. commanding officer of the
enrollment at the very time most ing in late '42 that they came for Algiers edition called Kohn "a
of the men wishing to enter need him he did not resist them nor splendid managing editor."
of the men wishing to enternee did he reason with them. He was
and long for an education more d he reason with the. He was Alfie Kohn has gone to a bigger
than ever before? secure in the fact that he had place than the Florida campus,
than ever before? written the truth as he saw it. but Alfie has left his indelible
Why haven't enough dorms So they took little Alfie and dunk- iark on this University. To the
been scheduled? a hy, wIhen ed him in Newnan's Lake with his rnemory of him and to the prin-
thle University administration clothes on. emoy of hm rind to tehi
has publicly' announced expecta- on ripp on. ciples of honesty for which he
tiohas of 5-publi000 men and woexecta- Dripping wet, Kohn trudged stood, Paranioa, his brain-hild i
en in Septembern and why, back. to the campus and upon re-didicated.
en Sepember And why, arriving at his room, sat down
when barge canals for big cor- to rite his Paranoia column .
operations, curfew lifting for for the following wek. His sub- Le |
millionaire gamblers and tour- ject was "The delights of an ear- State Election
ists, and pork-barrel building ly morning natlh iin ewnan's Continued From Page One
programs are the bones of con- Lake."
tention that make the headlines? No one person or organization ulation. Some counties have sent
S Look at the Miami Herald for' as free from the barbs Kohn out post cards for this purpose.
Sunday, February 17. Examine threw in all directions when writ- If you received a card for this piu-
the drawn plans for the new Uni- pe paranoia. The very word pose0 fil out and return it-y
versity that is to carry that city's "g Paranoia" not only explains his are then registered. Otherwise
name. Where they got the mn- olumns purpose but is an example you will have to appear in person
ey to build that architectural o oL .itl-u 'A ing it. to register.
dream is immaterial. The fact, .. ......... i( Time Of "Ree'istration

a 209-inch telescope. In short, what's
happening up at Tallahassee that
the majority of Florida men are in-
terested in ?
What's that, Miss Wickham ? I should
come up and see? And bring my non-frat
friends with me? Hold on! I'll change
my overalls, pin my sapphire studded
stigma conspicuously on my breast and
hop the next bus. Boy, I can hardly wait!
I'll bet you Alpha Chi Omegas have solid
gold cuspidors for us Florida men!

Bill Boyd

Saurian Slants

Florida's Fighting Gator five is now in the fair city
of jLouisville, Kentucky, taking part in the annual South-
eastern Conference basketball tournament. They drew
in the hardest bracket, as usual, playing the winner of
the Kentucky-Auburn game tonight. The Kentucky boys
are favored to take the tournament, so there is little doubt
they will have much trouble with the Gators.
There have been times this season when the
Orange and Blue boys could have given the tourney
favorites a battle, but I am afraid they .are not up to
it now. Although Ralph Licker, Pete Hartsaw, and
Bill Atkinson are fair basketball players, Kentucky
has a very well-balanced ball club. All we can say is
best of luck and we are pulling for you, boys!
If and when the All-Southeastern team is picked
there is little chance that any of the Florida boys will
make the first five. There is a possibility of Pete Hart-
sa&i making some type of bid for a berth as he ended
the season second in the loop race for scoring. Should the
(Gators up-set the dope (and I do mean up-set it!) and win
a game, alplh Licker would have a chance to show-off
some of his wares and make a bid for a berth. All indica-
tions point to the chance of Ilartsaw making at least sec-
ond team.
With the approach of spring practice for the
mighty football men of the Gator eleven of 1946,
there will be a decrease in the electricity used by the
occupants of Murphree, home of the Gatormen. With
practice to last six weeks or longer, it will mean the
shedding of plenty of excess weight.

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In a special telegram to The
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yesterday that the station
would broadcast tne Florida-
Kentucky clash in the second
round of the Southeastern Con-
iT-rence basketball tournament
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Walsh, formerly with WRUF,
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the conference championship
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Joca Leaves Boxing Behind

To Substitute Youth Work
By Bill Walker Hoover.
There walks the campus today Youth work is more than a
a man Coach Proctor would give mere hobby with Joca, who is
his eye teeth to add to future Flor- keenly interested in boys and
ida boxing squads. He is John G. gives freely of his time in help-
Joca, formerly of Ohio and now of ing them. He emphasized that
Florida, who, in early 1940, wear- help in the projected boys' club
ing the Orange and Blue, won the will not be limited to Florida
national intercollegiate champion-- lettermen. It is his opinion that
ship in the lightweight class at students at the University are
Sacramento, California. in danger of being cut off from
Johnny, who holds a B. A. in reality, and sees in the proposed
Arts and Sciences from the Uni- club a field for the active parti-
versity, is a student in graduate cipation and support, of the en-
school, working for his master's tire student body.
degree in education, and is ineli- He feels that in addition to be-
gible for further intercollegiate ign of inestimable value to the
competition. youth of the city, student interest
Interviewed at the Lafayette in the club will enhance the al-
Street apartment he occupies with ready warm relations between the
his attractive wife, Mary, and University and residents of Gaines-
two-year-old John, Jr., Joca de- ville.
scribed the events which followed
his leaving school. He entered Joca saw a parallel between
the Field Artillery in 1942 as a recreation centers for youths and
second lieutenant and was dis- the fine work done during the war,
charged, three years later, at the through the U. S. 0., toward pro-
same rank-Laccording to Johnny viding healthy recreation for the
"The ranking second lieutenant in nation's service men. "I do not
the Army!" Of these three years, see," he said, "why we cannot do
18 months were spent overseas in the same thing for our kids in
the ETO, during which he was peacetime."
twice awarded the Purple Heart. Despite his pronounced success
Joca, who hopes to enter the in the prize ring, Johnny confessed
teaching profession as principal in that he never seriously entertain-
a small Itown school, iP keenly in- ed the idea of turning professional.
terested in youth work. He is But even without active sports
president of the "F" Club, which, participation, he remains busy in
in cooperation with the City of campus affairs. In addition to be-
Gainesville recreation department, ing president of the "F" Club, he
is sponsoring a non-secretarian Key and a member of Florida Blue
boys' club in town, with the accent Key, an da member of ATO social
on ideals rather than entertain- fraternity.
ment. It is hoped that the instinc- Asked his opinion of the pros-
tive admiration of boys for their pects of future Florida .boxing
athletic heroes can be led into teams, Johnny felt that they were
constructive channels. The club, very bright, but declined to haz-
while at present only locally spon- ard a guess as to whether the list
scored, hopes to tie in with the of aspirants harbored the name of
National Boys Clubs of America, yet another man who would carry
led by J. Edgar and Herbert Florida colors to a national title.

Wolf, Stanley

Tour State

For Prospects

Helps Reorganize
Alumni Associations
Coach "Bear" Wolf and Dutch
Stanley made a trip through the
state, or at least part of it, this
week, to continue Wolf's get-
acquainted policy. They took
part in the reorganization of the
local alumni associations in Orlan-
do, Tampa, Lakeland, and Talla-
The reason, for the trip was
to attend the meeting of the
states alumni associations and
also to look over some likely

prospects for
second tour of
two men as ti
earlier in the r
Coach Wolf
intends to be
a bit as soon
is over. Pract
time around Ma
He intends to
small towns a
majority of
school coaches.
spring practice
the road in hi

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Florida Closes

Regular Season

As Tech Wins

Tech Ekes Out

58-50 Win In
Last 3 Minutes
Florida's Fighting Gators ied a
highly favored Georgia Tech five
for three-quarters of the game
only to lose in the last three min-
utes, 58 to 50, Saturday night in
the gym in the final game of the
The Gators forged ahead in the
first 2 1-2 minutes of play 7 to 1
with Ralph Licker accounting for
all of the Gator points. The two
teams exchanged baskets the rest

1946. This is the of the period until Tecn tied the
f the state for the score. 24 to 24, two minutes be-
hey made another fore the half. Licker made a field
month. goal, and Hartsaw made a foul
has indicated he shot to put Florida ahead, 27 to
on the road quite 24, at the half.
as spring practice The Gators increased their
tice will start some lead to five points when Licker
arch, 8. shot a fielder to start the last
o visit most of the half. Florida kept this lead un-
nd talk with the til the Yellow Jackets tied the
the state's high score at 48 to 48 with approxi-
As soon as the lately 4 minutes remaining to
is over he will hit be played. Jim Nolan made a
s conquest of the field goal and a free toss but
Scotty Henderson shot a bas-
ket to cut Tech's lead, 51 to 50.
Bad passing on the part of the
CRYSTAL Gators and alertness on the part
of the Yellow Jackets, gave
)KEN? Tech 3 field goals and a free
throw just before the end of the
complete stock of game.
d shapes in glass Jim Nolan, the SEC's leading
in regular and du- scorer, made 21 points to lead the
Yellow Jackets. Henry Kloster-
man, former Plant High School
5c $1.00 star, was next with 12 points.
For' the Gators, Ralph Licker
MPT SERVICE made 19 points, his highest total
of the year so far. Pete Hartsaw
JR WATCH TO made 15 points and Scotty Hend-
erson had 10.
It was the last home game of
L E S the year for the Gators who left
ELERfor Louisville Tuesday to com-
ELERS pete in the SEC tourney.
The defeat left the Gators with
University Ave. 2 wins against 6 defeats in con-
ference competition.
The box score:
Florida Gators fg ft tp
Hartsaw, f ............. 5 5 15
e Drinks Henderson, f ...........4 2 10
Land, c ................ 0 4 4
Bishop, c .............. 0 0 0
Licker, g .............. 9 1 19
Lubel, g ................ 0 0 0
Hager, g ................1 0 2
Delgado, g ..............0 0 0
ies19 12 5
19 12 50

Ga. Tech fg
D oyle, f ................3
Klosterman, f ............6
Davis, f ................ 3
Godwin, f .............. 3
N olan, c ............... .8
Pearson, g .............. 2
Echols, g .............. 0
Matthews, g ........... 0


Gators To Meet Kentucky

Tonight In SEC Tourney

Lacy Mahon

The individual standings in the high point race at
the end of shuffleboard doubles were as follows:-
Name Fraternity No. Points
1. Brown Phi Delt ..................... 360
2. Loomis SAE ........................ 335
3. Jung SAE ........................ 335
O. Oliver SAE . . . . . . 35
4. Oliver SAE .........................335
5. Bostwick SAE .. ...................... 325
6. Namey Sigma Chi ................... 320
7. French, D PKA ........................ 295
8. Rosen PLP ......................... 290
9. Hartsaw ATO ........................ 271
10. M ay ATO ........................ 271
These points are compiled on a system where-
by each member of a competing team receives as
many points as his team receives in that sport. This
includes entrance points or any others given to his
team in that sport. The points are compiled for the
entire school year and a trophy is awarded to the
final leader.
The ATO's defeated the strong Pike entry Monday to
capture the volleyball title. The champs took the title in-
two straight games without relinquishing the lead at any
time during the contest. The ATO's gained the finals by
defeating the Phi Delts in the semi-finals the previous
Hand ball singles got underway Monday with a
fine showing .on the concrete courts. The first round
was played .at this time with a few entries looking
exceptionally strong. Among these were the Newman
Club, Pi Lamb, and SAE entries.
The race for handball doubles is scheduled to begin
next Monday 'and the drawing for this event will be an-
nounced by the Intra-mural department.
Abbey Fink, student director, announced that basket-
ball will begin Monday, March 11, and that arrangements
have been made to engage the gym for teams wishing to
practice at night.

Students Sent

Pick Cagers
An ivitation to all college stu-
dents to participate in the selec-
tion of the players for the East-
West All-Star basketball game to
be played at Madison Square Gar-
Sden on March 30 is being issued
through the sports editors of cam-
pus newspapers. The game, the
first of its kind in the history of
basketball, is being played for the
benefit of the New York Herald
Tribune Fresh Air Fund which
provides summer and Christmas
vacations for thousands of New
York's underprivileged children.
Each college student is eligible
to submit his or her choice of the
ten best college players in their
section-East or West. Only one
of the ten nominations may be from
the student's own campus; nine
must be from other schools. All
ten must be from one section, East
or West. The individual ballots
are to be sent to: Sports Depart-
ment, New York Herald Tribune,
230 West 41st Street, New York
18, N. Y.
University of Florida
My choice of team from the
East is:
1 ............................
(player's name) (player's college)
2 ........ ........... .........
(player's name) (player's college)
3. ...........................
(player's name) (player's college)

We are now taking or-
ders to be filled in rota-
tion on scooters a n d
genuine Harley David-
son motorcycles.

Ray Brannan's

Invitation To

In Star Game
4 .................... .. .. .
(player's name) (player's college)
5 ........................ .
(player's name) (player's college)
6. ........... .......... ......
(player's name) (player's college)
7 . . . . . . . .
(player's name) (player's college)
8.. .............. ..... I .......
(player's name) (player's college)
9 .......................... .
(player's name) (player's college)
10 .................. ...... ..
(player's name) (player's college)
............ ...... Student's Sig.
Note: To student voters-Re-
member, only one player may be
nominated from our own team.
Nine nominations must be from
other teams in the (East or
West) area. (The Alleghan-
ies are the dividing line.) The
entry must be postmarked by
March 15. Address your entry
to: sports department, H-ast-
West Game, New York Herald
Tribune, 230 West 41st Street,
New York 18, N. Y.

Adult. ChIL
35c 90

SUN., MON., MAR 3, 4


Florida Drew Bye In First

Round Play In Louisville

Coach Spurgeon Cherry and ten hopeful Gators left
for the Southeastern Conference basketball tournament,

in Lousville, Kentucky, last

Morgen Speaks

In New York

Presents Paper
On Protein
Dr. Ralph A. Morgen, assistant
director of the Research Labora-
tory, Engineering and Industrial
Experiment Station at the ITni-
versity, presented a paper at the
annual Technical Association of the
Pulp and Paper Industry conven-
tion in New York City Wednesday.
The paper, "Protein Feed from
Sulfite Waste Liquor," was writ-
ten jointly by Dr. Morgen and Ro-
bert D. Walker, Jr., research en-
gineer, Engineering and Industrial
Experiment Station,
Experiments to provide a high
protein cattle and poultry feed in
the Southeast from the waste
produced in the pulp and paper
industry have advanced from the
preliminary stages and will go
on the pilot plant stages, the step
before commercial production, Dr.
Morgen said.

Los Picaros, Spanish honor-
ary fraternity, will hold a meet-
ing March 4 at 8 p.m., in room
209, Florida Union.
All members are urged to at-
tend this meeting. Discussions
will be on the future policy of
the fraternity concerning next
fall's student body elections.

Tuesday morning.
The Gators drew a first
round bye, and will meet
the winner of the Ken-
tucky- Auburn game to-
night at 9 o'clock. The
Kentucky five is favored
to take the tournament
and should they get by
Auburn, which is likely,
they would be the strong-
est team to meet the Ga-
tors .all season.
Last year the Gators met
Kentucky in their first and
only game in the tourney,
and, after leading the Mourn
tain State boys during the
first half, they lost in the
last few minutes by a close
Players making the trip
were: Pete Hartsaw, Ralph
Licker, Bill Lubel, Bill At-
kinson, Bill Land, Scotty
Henderson, Conrad Delga-
do, Bill Ryan, Tommy Bish-
op, and Jack Hager.
Erwin Fleet, the efficient
manager of the Gator five,
made the trip with them.

Legal Frat Elects
.. Five students of the College
of Law faculty were initiated into
membership of Phi Delta Phi legal
fraternity at its recent initiation
ceremonies. William Colson, Frank
Duckworth, Dave Hedrick, Tom
Wakefield and James Golden were
received into Cockrell Inn as stu-
dent members, and James R. Wil-
son,. recent addition to the feculty
of the College of Law, was made
an honorary member.



Back to Bataan

. WED. & THURS., MAR 6-7

Betty Grable
John Poyne
June Haver

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a'TO P

Senate Minutes
February 14, 1,946
The meeting '.V.as called to order
nv/ t/g 0,gg at 7:30 p:1m. by Pres. lill Colson
The minutes of the meeting of
-e w i *" proved:
Florida Alili q 'a To printing
7, I ,, N@January 11. 1946 $113.31.
1046 Seminole: Reimbursement
*/ EATON'S for money paid out by David Sage
$14.08; Supplies --$2.70.
Dranatie's-Florida Players: Du-
plicating Dept. for programs and
letters to faculty $- $4.27.
-. LETTER Chris Johnson, Gainesville, Fla.
-3 copies of 8x10 photographs of
*- PAPERS play "Uncle Harry" $12.00
Gainesville Daily Sun for ads,
$ '12.00. Total 28.27. ,
Fighting Gator Eand: Letter-
heads and envelopes $r8.00.
University Symnhionv Or'heb -
tra: Salary for business manager
for the foil se:::ps:er, o 9,t4 h 0.ui .
Gator Pep Club: Sound truck
for Pep Rallies, 9-27, and 11-8.
Comintliee Reports:
PHONE 1086 Key Committee: No report to
present formal report at next
meeting. ,
SDue to the res8g.atino of
Senators Arrieta from the
fLcb i u O filce S of Agriculture, Bruce
Martin from thile TUniversity Col-
lege, and the vacancy left from
8Equipme t Co. the School of Pharmacy when
SJim lHendrix was appointed as
Secretary Treasurer the fol-
"Complete Office lowing were appointed by the
President and approved by the
Outfitters" Senate: Wallace Skinner Col-
lege of Agriculture; Florida
Mae Carlson-Sehool of Phar-
Picture Framing ma.; Bart Cohen-University
Artist Supplies .. NEW BUSINESS: ..
President Colson read a letter
from Professor DeBruyn ma..ing
206 W. University Ave., requests as follows:
(1) That a bulletin board b9e
Gainesville, Florida placed at the entrance of the Uni-
versity Cafeteria.
(2) P;ayment to the Business


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VO M R veterans' Wives,
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'' -- l ... Red Cross Plan
S \ by We.i nan Carver
,-., -.:.'-- Another week of old River Tim e
--' '--, ihas flowed under the bridge. Sev-
S'' '.. 'en days during which strikes were
'" settled, new ones planned, rebel- I
.-.-- lions ceased, and last but far from
.'' .' least, the gentlemen from Eng-
.. land continue to criticize the rrect Nutrition
American vocabulary. If ycu can Stated As Aim
Just remember the following Of New Program
types, you will have no trouble
Stalking to either English or Amer- Veteran's wives on the campus
i, nian, started a new program at the
SEnglish: "Oh, I say, what extra- University Saturday, February 23,
i ordinarily shocking weather "we're with a "Kitchen Party" under the
Shaving! I dare say there'll be a auspices of the Red Cross.
,bit of it ahead." The group met at the home of
S4. 'American: "For the love o' Prof. and Mrs. John MacLachland
,/ 2ike! some day, ain't it? Guess 2122 Broome St., Gainesville. The
'-t '--. ths is the sec-nd flood, all right." meeting was led by Miss Loyette
-'Was down at the office the oth- Webb, here for this purpose as
er night with the boys hashing nutrition field representative of
over this and that which goes on the area Red Cross office, Atlanta,
in our University. The hashing Georgia.
brought to mind a story about Part of the Red Cross nutri-
Don't tell me the library was open at this time of night! Lincoln. tion service, the program is in-
D At the outset of the Civil War, tended to help housewives plan
not censored---gave an example- Iwhen the campaign was conduct- balanced meals. The Universit,
Manager of the Glee Club be from nude picture. ed coincidently by the chief news- of Florida is the first in the
funds made on concerts. The old (4) Considered the 1915 Semi- papers, a correspondent of a New country to enjoy this program,
constitution provided that the Bus- role a disgrace to: (a) The Uni- 'York journal called to propose which was recently started in the
iness Manager of the Glee Club be versity, (b) All fraternities except still another plan to the bedridden Southeastern states.
paid 5'/, on profits and a salary of S.A.E. and furthermore that the President, who listened patiently, Those who met with Mrs. Mac-
$25.00 taken from the profits made late in being published, then: Lachlan, representative of the nu-
on concerts. 1945 Seminole was eight months "Your New York papers remind trition committee at the Univer-
(31 To be allowed permission to Senator Gibbons said that it me of a little story.. Some years sity, were Mrs. Roscoe Luke, Jr.,
have the Glee Club sing on a comr- was time for an inquiry on the ago, there was a gentleman tra- Mrs. H. B. Crosby. Mrs. Julius C.
mercial basis with the proceeds 195 Seminole a a report m e veling through Kansas on horse- Kinsey. all of Flavet Village, and
going nator he singer stated that tons of the Seminole Staf',f. back. There were few settlements Mrs. F. Lowe Pierce and Mrs
Senator Sheehan stated that Thes Gibbons stated iin ,f m of and nr roads, and he lost his way. rnbert Gilbert. Husbands stayed
he would like to see the Glee a motion. Reports to be from: To make matters worse, as night home with the babies.
Club sing on the radio on a Business Manager of the emi- .came on, a terrific thunderstormTn e wit babies.
commercial basis for the publicity ole, Editorof theSeminole,and arose, and peaThe wives will meet once a
it woul(l create and also for the Pres. of the Board of student der, following flashes of lightning, month for three months to pre-
help it would be for the mnem- publications on both the 1945 shook the earth or momentarily pare, serve and discuss well-
Ters iof the Glee Club. and 1946 Seminole. Tire motoil illuminated the scene. The terri- balanced meals; as leaders they
Art Forehand made the motion was seconded and pa,,se( fled traveler then got off and led will each pass these ideas on to
that the administration be re- five or more of their neighbors
quested to allow the Glee Club to Senator Durden made the mo- his horse, seeking to guide it as five or more of their neighbors
sing on a commercial basis with tion that the Bloard (I1' lu the profits going to the members Publications be requested to give light of the quick flashes of light- hope to develop these into regu-
of the Glee Club. The motion was an explanation as to why the vet- ning. All of a sudden, a, tremen- lar dinner-parties-with hus-
seconded and passed, erans of the fall te'n of 1915 were doius crash of thunder brought the bands. The Red Cross provides
Art Forehand made the motion not given a Seminole. Motion sec- man to his knees in terror, and the groceries for these instrue-
that Article 5, Section 1 of the onded and passed. he cried out:
Glee Club Charter be reactivated Senalor Shu e-plained thathe cried if it's all the same about them or even if any
,,,.1,: radio contracts. Motion someii en obtained Seniinoh's rat
was se ...onded anradio contracts. Motion e expense of te geie to you, give us a little more light thing can be done. If you have
was seconded and passedniors til the e es ran Adgiunsriti ',nand a little less noise!' t" he facts about something, if
Graduating Senior's w caught it after which ihe admii- Perhaps all the hashing, you have any suggestions, if
A list of graduating seniors who istration refused to p',y vfor Semi- lith verbal and written, tak- you see where an idea you
are members of the Senate wns noles for the veterans. ing place on the campus needs have will help our school, how
made by President Colson so that There was a question froin tihe a little more light and a lit- about sharing it with the oth-
he can appoint a committee to floor if there should be any charge tie less noise. 'On every hand, er 2,904) students?
handle the business formerly done for the official class pictures nim.1de we hear rumors or opinions "We have toasted our sweet-
by the President of the Senior for the Seminole. President Colson or dislikes supported by no hearts,
Class. The committee to be ap- said he would check the charter. facts. We have heard rumors Our friends and our wives,
pointed by the next Senate meet- Senator Gibbons made the mo- to) the effect that Florida Uni- We have toasted each other
ing. tion that the Senate make a for- versity lives on but the Spirit Wishing all merry lives;
Keys for senate Members: rial .i. ,.i.. of the 1915 Semi- is dead, that cafeteria 'prices Don't frown when I tell you
A motion was made by Senator nole. Motion seconded '- and are slightly high, and that we This toast beats all others
Robert Scott that keys for mem- passed. should have coeducation here. But drink one more toast,
bars of the Senate be ordered. Mo President Colson said he would However, we have not found boys-
tion seconded and passed.
Senator Sheehan presented mo- get a copy of the contracts for out what we're going to do A tcast to-Our Mothers."
tion that keys be awarded those the 1945 Seminrio'. _
that served the fall semester of There are two vaan('ies oni
1945. Motion seconded and passed, the Lyceum Council to be filled.
Seminole Reminder: They willbe appointed by ne'it
The Semiriole staff sent a re- meeting of the Senate.
minder to the Student Senate of No further business.
Meeting adjourned by President
the deadline for reserving a page D INEy eNn
in the 1946 Seminole. Colson.
Senator Adamns made a motion Secretary-Treas., Student e
that the Senate reserve two pages Secretary-.Treasurer, A
in the 1946 Seminole. Motion sec- Studen' Senate.
onded and passed.
Action on the 1945 Seminole:
Senator Gibbons offers his view- Names All-Star
points on the 1945 Seminole, stat-
ed.as follows-: Voley Bal Team
(1) Five out of seven football Student Dectr Abbey Fink of
shots were of one man. Student DIrectcr Abbey Fink of
(2) Stated that the Seminole the Intramural department an-
should be more representative. nounced the choices for an all-
(3) Said that the Seminole was campus volley ball team this

Dancing stay-up-laters forget-
ting dignity and chorusing to "We
Are The Boys From Florida" with
celebrating coke-drinking students
at Ocala's Hotel Floridian .
T. Hooker and V. Ollinger, Tropi-
cal Restaurant midnight snackers
. George Moore cheek-to-cheek-
irg with Gainesville's finest love-
lies at the Service Club Re-
cent double-feature marquee read-
ing at a Miami theater: "Heaven
Can Wait," "Give Me a Sailor."




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week, judging from pertorma-inc
just concluded.
The team includes Jack Suber-
man, Phi Delta Theta, captain;
Charles May, A. T. 0'.; Preston
Smith, A. T. 0.: Bill Edmiston,
Phi Delt; and Clewis Howell,
S. A. E.

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"This is one more example of
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Gator Athlete,
Daytona Girl
Marry Recently
'Fred Hogan, freshman half-back
'f the Florida football team last
season, married Miss Zellia Wil-
liams of Daytona Beach recent-
The wedding was held in Sa-
vannah, Ga., where Mrs. Hogan
was completing a course in busi-
ness school, on February 16. Ho-
gan brought his bride to the Uni-
versity and the couple are now
"at home" in Murphree Hall.

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The theme of the first kitchen the experimental work here
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IMiss Webb returns in March dis- in universities all over the coun-
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The Test Tube
By Chan Ew Ein;
This arltic!e is lhe first in a
series (designed to acquaint the
general ,adler with the scien-
(ific advances which have, and
are being ma'le by lthe Univer-
>'ity of Florida. Since most peo-
ple do not think of this as he-
ing a techftical '-iool, they will
lfe intere eted to learn how much
has Ieien'eecomnplished here and
\1h1at plans are on fool for even
gr.aiter thing's to come.
F,'lorida :hal done as much re-
search in thel past two years as
any other soul hern school, and
probably as much as the rest of
the Saillulastern colleges (o-
ninulatively. Y'et, ask an aver-
a~ge itizen or sud(hen wh ili'
iofthern college leads the field
in se(ienlftic research and hel
will ahiost invariably name
siie o4hevT schliiiol. This deplor-
able tact is due almost entirely
io i.gnora ;nie of Florida's



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be- timely different kind of Sunday yours was one missed surc/y you ,s Drve.
evening worship service. Different have met someone in G'ville from SATURDAY: Lovers of rural-
in that the service is in complete a town that has a girl here. rhythm will want to hear the
charge of students. Each Sunday The author of the letter said FLORIDA TROUBADORS this
two boys become the program that to be sure blind dates could morning at 7 a. m. (don't forget
leaders; one delivers the sermon be had but he doesn't seem to to set the alarm!) and so we won't
and the other loads the worship like blind dates. He concludes be accused of being partial, classic
and singing. George Wessel and that boys from G'ville ought to GveLsEca ear the LOS AN-
Austin Calloway, freshmen, are be shown the same consideration GELES SYMPHONIC BAND at
to be the leaders of this Sunday that girls from here are shown 4 p. m. and then at 10:10 tonight
evening's program. The service down there. Don't think I'm the CHICAGO THEATRE OF THE
;egins at 7:30 p.m. (-s,-rating when I say that AIR presents "The Mikado."
All students are reminded also over half of the girls who go SUNDAY o ought obeu
of the "Refugee Dinner," every down to G'ville for a week-end, by 1 p. ni to get the dope on the
Tuesday at 12:10 pm at the Wes- go on blind dates. I'm sure we show LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES
ley Foundation. Served at this show our blind dates up here the show LET S GO TO THE MOVIES
dinner: one steaming hot cup of same consolidation that blind dates and if you're planning the perfect
delicious soup, two slices of bread, are shown down there. I just cri ie, don't miss the WRUF de-
Sand unlimited amounts of water, don't think that he tried lo meet tetive hoUr starting at MY HOBBY
Excess money received from this anyone up here. After all fellows RD RUE SD CTIV
meal is sent to those people, we don't use lassoes in spite of MYS TERIES and THE SHADOW.
wherever they may be, who are all you've heard. Just because MYSTER family show, THOE SHADOW.EB-
not fortunate enough to have we aren't desperate for men The family h, THOSE WEB-
STERS comes to Mutual beginning
proper food, clothing, and other doesn't mean we don't like G'vill ERS oal be
articles, boys. Better luck next time.pm at 6 o'clock portraying
b e lk nx tm all the humoruos antics of a "nor-
All who are interested in the Sorry to blow up. Now for the ,al" American family.
Methodist Church are cordially in- lighter side of life. Did you hear aNDAY: We're not hinting.
vited to attend meetings of the about the optician's daughter. but Mutual's MARRIED FOR
Worker's Council each Monday Two glasses and she .made a spec- LIFE this a.m, at 10:30 has it's
night at 9. At last monday's meet- tacle of herself. moments and in case you're in
ing a, number of committees were You fellows are in for a treat doubt try the court of i u're in
organized to develop further in- this weekend cause our glee club ladoubt try the coJ. ANTHONY at
terest in religious education, is coming to your fair city. I nations 45p. JOHN J. ANTHut don't fret
church recreation, worship, dra- know you will show them the btg 45 opnot. band t donigh't fret,
matics, music, fellowship, and time they are expecting. By the on SPOTLIGHT BANDS at 9:30.
deputation teams. Anyone who way the girls who were down for TUESDAY: We don't know why
has a special aptitudip or is inter- the various Valentine affairs you're up but re up and
tested in one or more of the fields brought back more than those y ou're up .. but you're up thi and
should see Rev. C. L. Spottswood ATO cigarette lighters and Pike in the world ... all right, tune
at the Wesley Foundation. pins that seemed to be in abund- in THE EARLY BIRD RE-
ance. They brought back a new PORTER at 6:45 a. m. and then
record (phonograph). "Personality. be srie t 645a. andyh
I- TnnC ing it now. p. in. for a program featuring
Which reminds me. Have you Pres. Harry. Truman and Winston
) Which reminds me. Have you hurchill
heard "Put Down that Jook Box, ChurEDNESDAY: Don't worryhi
S Mother, You're Too Old to Carry bout getting to that 9 o'clock on
a Tune time .. listen to the CLOCK-
I'll close the typekritter for this timTCHER at 8:30 a. m. you
time. Be back with a flash next dress or drink coffee he gives
week' the time could be our Presi-
dent has in mind a. post-election
job possibility, but you'll hear Mr.
New Books Truman again today from MBS at
12 noon pn the subject "The Place
In Library of Religion in the American De-
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Major development, n the of this college's contributions to y- r S news Florida's
'Arrmys mortar V-T proximity science have been written up in By Barbara Wieksham F oninued From Page One for out
fusecond listed po the Army as twe several large metropolitan news- I'll know now to keep by big Stuf h Spring of 1936 as its first In prew
pon of World War IItant new were made paps, yet they are unknown to mouth shut. I woke up in the mid- director, where he remained until debated
ont the laboratories of there Unver a residents. de of the night last Saturday Just the other day, one of the is departure in 1942. Yale
at the laboratories of the Univer- dnnoofcthe nightowastsSaturday' Yale, C
sity of Florida by scientists, most This column will go into the night to the lilting of strains of announcers we know rushed into Mr. Matthews is apparently very Columbi
of whom were Florida graduates. Laboratories and :ring to you "Oh he rumbled up and down, all the upstairs studio, clutching a happy to be back on the cmapus
In speaking of V-T fuses in gen- some details of the research pro- around the town." The Pikes handful of teletype copy, seated n, ,pi te of the fact that his wife Oxford
cral, the late General George Pat- jects which have been been work- were serenading the Alpha Gamma himself at the turntables, leafed anc two little girls have as yet tion.
ton said, "The new shell with the ed out here and are being worked Deltas across the street. Not to i' .. through a pile of spot an- oeen unable to find a place to The la,
full fuse is devastating. The on at present, written in under-' be out-done the Alpha Gains ser- novccements, eyed the clock and live in town) and is most enthu- in 1943
other night we caught a German standable language so that the anaded back. For a while I was began his program. After a full siastic over the tremendous enroll-
battalion, which was trying to reader may gain some idea of the curious to see who was going to ten minutes, he realized that the .ient and promotion possibilities
get anross the Sauer River, with great scope of our scientific de- last the longest. With a final program he was in the midst of for the Union. His philosophy
a. battalion concentration and partments- :hic, hik, hoc (or whatever it is presenting was actually logged to an Union administration and pur-
killed by actual count 702. I' Some of the recent projects they say) and a nice long blast on be broadcast ONE HOUR later! pose may be best summed up
think that when all armies get have been the development of their horns they drove off into Casting about for, an explanation, ihus: To serve as a tie binding
this shell we will have to devise Sferics (static direction finder for the dawn. All kidding aside I it was discovered two days later faculty, ,:aiiiiiu and students of
some new method of warfare. I storms), a new industry based on enjoyed evesdripping and I know that he had just become engaged the University; to aid in promot-
am glad that you all thought of it flowers preserved in plastics, and the Alpha Gams enjoyed it. to one ,of the station staff ing a cultural pattern which will
first. It is really a wonderful various aids to Florida industries. Speaking of evesdripping I was liss Judy Walker- Jistinguish Florida men; to pro-
achievement." A'l the divisions of the scientific reading the Alligator the other The announcer .Phil Gaines. mote a program of social activ-
Yet most people altoliuoli colleges will be covered in later day and came across a letter to And there was another an- ity which will provide a stimulat-
aware of the fact that there is articles. Next week we will give the editor that made my blood nouner quite some timeback who ing experience to the University
such a fuse and that it is a ,you the story of Florida's part in boil (what a horrible expression) made ths station break: "This is student
wonderful weapon, have no the development o fthe V-T fuse. but it did. In case you missed aUF thae niversany of Florida
idea that the Army selected d t he-- it, it was in last week's paper and Railrwithoad Stathe "ome .. and in keat T
dtheprsonasiehr g with the 'ome dgo, at- Debate Tourney
university of Florida as the --s. the person who wrote it said that sphere of such a station, the
schooll for assisting it in its de- the so called classy lassies prefer- ry next da he went continued From Page One
r. f very next day he went. Continued From Page One
velopments. Several other re- red men still in uniform, fellows
search projects of prime iim- I who already had women up here, PROGRAM PIN-UPS visions. All students who are
portance have been successfully U and the local talent. Personally, FRIDAY: If you're planning a :interested in witnessing these de-
completed or are still in prog- 1 I think he is a little off and this garden or even a window bates are urged to attend.
rTVss IT 1 ) seems to be the opinion of all the box, be sure to catch the program Debating for Stetson: Iris June
Florida hood re girls I've talked to. It seems, ORNAMENTAL GARDENING IN Hart, Dot Richardson, Charles
station among scientific circles n also, that he came up here with- ILORIDA sponsored by the Uni- Clements, Joe Johnson, Ethel 1il-
many fields. In some depart- out a contact and thinks something versity of Florida Ag College over ler, Richard Gordie, Jessie Gib-
ments this school leads all the should be clone for fellows without WRUF this p.m. at 6:30. High- son, and Ruth Cobb. For Florida:
mouth. Studenhss have reorted METHODIST contacts. I can't imagine anyone light of the day's events however, George Moss, Don Eanett, Bill Col-
Southat severntal instces Forteida without a contacting this town will be an address from MBS at son Jack Murray, Bill Castagna,
graduates have been chosen in The students at the Wesley There are girls from nearly every 95 p m by President Harry S. Paul Buchman, J. J. Crews, Leon
preference of those of larger and Foundation have initiated an en- city in the state. If by any chance Truman opening the coming Red MeKim, Ed Klein, Gerald Gordon.


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