The Florida alligator
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Title: The Florida alligator
Alternate title: Summer school news
University of Florida summer gator
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Alternate Title: Daily bulletin
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 29, 1946
Publication Date: 1912-1973
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Coordinates: 29.665245 x -82.336097 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 24, 1912)-v. 65, no. 74 (Jan. 31, 1973).
General Note: Summer issues also called: Summer school ed., <1915>-1920 and again in 1923; summer issues also called: Summer ed., <1921>.
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Ilectlion on two amendments
today 8-6. Canpuswide political
cleclion Thursday. Let's register
3,(v011) .oles.

Florida Players present "Three
Men On A Horse", April 1, 2, 3,
at P. K. Yongo.



Politicoes Compl


'Players' Open

&W V &A I

nhow Monaay
Florida Players will present their main spring at-
traction Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, April
1, 2 and 3, when the curtain goes up at 8:15 on the racy
three-act comedy, 'Three Men On a Horse," in the P. K.
Yonge School auditorium.
Final dress rehearsal will be held tonight on the
P. K. Yonge stage where the scenery has been moved
after completion in the Flor-
ida Players workshop.
'Three Men On a Horse," by
John C. tolm and George Abbott,
is the story of a temperate verse l VMG
writer for a greeting card com-
pany wh-se ability to pick win-
ning horses leads him into un-
expected adventures with three S y A t v
men who make their living by
betting on horses. li
The verse writer, Erwin lmer
Trowbridge, is played by Wilson
Smith, (oral Gables, while Pat-
sy, the self-appointed leader of Florida Blue Key will continue
the "three men," is played by as an active organization through-
Larri Redman, Passaic, N. J. out the summer session because of
Clay Fields, Avon Park, as the large number of students at-
Frankie, and Bill Goehring, Mi- tending school on a yearly basis,
anmi, as Charlie, round out the President Nixon Butt announced
trio. Alice Jones, Gainesville, yesterday.
portrays Erwin's wife. The decision was reached at
Returning Players, Jack Mills, a. meeting Tuesday night at the
Tampa, present president, and Primrose Grill, and Butt said
John Chowning, New Smyrna, are that a committee is studying prob-
cast as Erwin's brother-in-law lems incidental to the move, such
and employer, respectively, as whether to elect new members
Other members of the cast are during the summer term.
Bette Bobroff, Gainesville, as Pat- Butt pointed out that summer
say's girl friend, Mable; Jack At- activity will aid greatly in plan-
kinson, Jacksonville, as the bar- ning for next fall's Freshman
tender; Anne Jones, Gainesville, Week and the annual Homecom-
as Gloria the newspaper woman; ing program, traditionally Florida
Emmett Holtori,. Titusville, as the Blue Key-sponsored functions.
colored elevator boy; James Fara- In a report of the Florida Blue
bee, Orlando, photographer; James Key committee for general ad-
Clayton, Gainesville, as messenger vancement of the University,
boy; Saul Fruchtman, Gainesville, Chairman Jack Murray outlined
tailor; and Myrtle Hunter, Gaines- work he and committee mem-
ville, maid. bers Herman Lee and Ralph Blank
Handling the business end of have been doing.
the production is Pat O'Neal, Murray said plans are almost
Ocala, while Jim Buie, Umatilla, completed for the Florida Blue
is in charge of lighting. Jack K l f t l Blue
Mills is in charge of properties Key-sponsored stae-wide speak-
and costumes; Len Jones, Gaines- g program. FBK members and
ville, is prompter;. Dick Jones, other student leaders will appear
Gainesville, handles the curtain, before civic organizations and
and Bill Bush, Alford, is running other groups and speak on Uni-
the make-up department, versity general expansion, hous-
the make-up department. in
Besides members of the cast, ing and facilities, and salaries of
production workers are Ken Rich- professors.
ards and George Watson, assist War-time applications for mem-
ant business managers; H. Gold, ebrship and plans to present
J. Minear, F. Funderburk, A. speakers for student programs
Barrs, F. Pyle, R. Noble, Alfonso this semester were also discussed
and Corlin are assistants in pro- at the meeting.
duction. Music will be furnished
by Claude Murphree and Maurice Oelkers Predicts

Tickets are on sale at the box
officee at the Florida Union Coed University
desk. The price is fifty cents.
Students will receive their tic- In a release to the Miami Her-
kets at the Union upon presen- aId Sunday, State Rep. Richard
station of their student fee re- O. Gelkers predicted coeducation
ceipts. All seats are reserved. 1947 at the University
by 1947 at the University.
Small Turnout Oelkers, member of the House
Education Committee, b e f o r
Greets M cCarty which the issue of coeducation
At Political Raly was debated bitterly last year,
At Po tca Ra said:

Approximately 200 persons at-
ten(Led a non-partisan rally at
the University auditorium as the
19416 political season on the Flor-
ida campus was officially opened
last Monday, with Dean R. C.
Beaty, presiding. Opening re-
marke of the evening were made
by Dean Beaty, who introduced
the principal speaker, Mr. John
McCarty, a former student body
president, reminded his listeners
of the long tradition of student
government at Florida. He stress-
ed the importance of student gov-
ernment in providing training for
the acceptance of the obligations
and responsibilities of good gov-
Speakifig of his experience in
campus politics, McCarty con-
fessed his inability to show par-
tisanship because of the com-
plete change of political align-
ments since his day. After re-
iterating the importance of stu-
dent government, McCarty clos-
ed with a plea to students to
Know tneir responsiDlUties to
good government.
The keynote speech for the
Gator party was delivered by
Frank Duckworth who also in-
troduced the top five Gator can-
didates. Jack Hayward intro-
duced the Dixie nominees and de-
livered the principal speech for
his party,
Music for the occasion was fur-
nished by Claude Murphree, Uni-
versity organist.

"In 1945 we did not know
how many returning GI's we
would have to accommodate at.
the University of Florida. By
the 1947.session we will be able
f ain wha facilities xill

be needed for both vets and
Oelkers' opinion is that coeduca-
tion would come gradually, first
in the upper division colleges and
ultimately in the entire Univer-
sity, as fast as facilities could )je
built for the huge increase in the
student body this would entail.

Twelve Slated

Pictured Are Top Four Candidates In Coming Election More Than 100 Candidates

Vie For Student Positions

At Polls Next Thursday

Both major parties on the campus, Dixie and Gator,
announced their complete official nominations for student
government offices to take effect in September.
An official return to the pre-war constitution which
was substituted for by an emergency "amendment" dur-
ing the war awaits legal sanction until tabulation of the
count of today's special election on two amendments, one
.of which provides for immediate return to pre-war con-

,,~,. $5


Aeronautic Dept.

Offered Here

Next Semester
An aeronautical engineering de-
partment will be offered in the
engineering college next fall, ac-
cording to a recent announcement
by President John J. Tigert.
In announcing the new depart-
ment, Dr. Tigert said that al-
though some courses in aeronau-
tical engineering had been offered
in the mechanical engineering de-
partment in the past, this would
for the first time make available
to students a degree in the field
of aeronautics.
R. A. Thompson, associate
'professor of mechanical engi-
neering, will act as head of the
new department. Courses rang-
ing from aerodynamics and air-
plane design to instruction in
aircraft instruments will be of-
fered in the new curriculum.
Although complete staff ap-
pointments will not be named in
the new department for several
months, current staff members
include Ford L. Prescctt and Sam
P. Goethe, both veteran staff
Dean Joseph Weil of the college
of engineering, commenting on
the new course, said need for the
addition of the department was
emphasized in the growing de-
mand for qualified engineers in
the field of aviation.
To supplement instruction,
the new department will offer
laboratory equipment including
a wind tunnel with a Velocity
of 16'0 miles 'per hour, an in-
strument laboratory with a
wide variety of aircraft instru-
,ments, a P-51 Mustang fight-
er plane, which will be used
only for study of airplane
structure and not for flight,
and other valuable equipment.
The University has also con-
tracted the Army Surplus Prop-
erties Administration for a F6F
Hellcat fighter plane and a .B-24
Liberator bomber which will be
used in design and structure
Continued on Page Three

Editorially Speaking:

Support Amendments To Be

Voted On In Ballot Today

Tomorrow the student body goes to the polls to
vote on two amendments, both of which are of vital
importance to the student body.
The first of these is the amendment to put the stu-
dent government and elective, system back on the plan of
the regular Constitution which prevailed before the war.
It takes a total vote cast of 25 per cent of the student body
with two-thirds of votes concurring to make the old Con-
stitution effective.
As the return to the regular constitution is generally
favored, it should pass, provided that 25 per cent of the
student body turns out to vote. So get out and vote.
The second amendment is of a more controver-
sial nature and deals with whether the executive po-
sitions of publications, editors and business managers,
should be appointive rather than elective.
The Alligator from the first took a non-partisan view
that these positions should be appointive rather than elec-
tive. This opinion ha's been supported by all who have
been connected with student publications on the- grounds
that technical qualifications and experience that are nec-
essary for efficiency in the editing of publications should
not be made- dependent on political popularity.
The Alligator advanced 'this proposal before it
was picked up by the politicians and made a political
football. It was supported on the sincere belief that
it would take publications out of the realm of politics
and put it on a basis of editorial merit.
The Alligator still sticks to its guns. Got out and
vote-this amendment is important.

List Polls For Amendment Election






scheduled to cast their ballots on
the right side of Language Hall,
facing the front, and in the base-
ment in event of rain.
Engineering and architecture
students will vote in front, of
Benton Hall, or in the first floor
hallway should rain interfere.
Pharmacy and Arts and Sci-
ences students may vote on the
r'ght side of the Chemistry
Building, or on the first floor
hallway should weather make
this necessary.
Agriculture and Forestry reg-
istrants will cast their ballots on
the right side of the Agriculture
Building, and in the first floor
hallway should weather de-

Letter Requests Cooperative Laundry Here

A request to Bill Colson, presi--
dent of the student body, to set
up a campus cooperative laundry
to insure better service and econ-
omy to students, was made this ._ '
week by a group of students head-
ed by Frank Duckwcrth and Gene

concerns on the basis of low cost,
speed of service, and repair serv-
The committee 'proposed for
the investigation of such a plan
would consist of one represen-
tative each from the Student

For ator Keys Baroff. a Senate, the Inter Fraternity
or Gator Keys "Return to normal enrollment Conference, the Gator Veter-
Alligator Keys toade for th at the University has multiplied .. ans, Florida Blue Key, and
men have been made for the 1945-
'46 terms. Johnny Walker, pres- the burden of local -laundries .. Alpha Phi Omega.
ent Alligator Editor and Ted Nel- and their inability to handle the -" s.A This, it is believed, would-insure
son, managing editor head the load has made some effective the widest possible campus rep-
list for keys with Joe Pero, busi- remedy imperative," their letter ; presentation and keep such a plan
ness manager. s the refrom becoming merely a political
Editor Johnny Walker has rec- says. Further, states the re- issue Letters have been sent to
ommended Elliot Shienfield and quest, "the laundries and dry- the above organizations request-
Stan Tatleman for Freshman cl e a ning establishments of -. ing their cooperation and election
Keys. Gainesville have been negligent of a representative to the com-
Recommended by Walker for Al- in handling the garments they mittee.
ligator Service Keys are the fol- service, from the point of view Should such an organ nation be
lowing workers on the Alligator: of both loss and damage." ?.- + puti into operation, it would be
Morty Freedman, Frank Pyle, It is recommended that a com- '" '' purely voluntary and could be ar-
Weyman Carver, Tom Jarvis, Imittee be established to investi- 'ranged on a non-profit cr distrib-
Emmett Holton, Bill Boyd and gate the possibility of forming a.. uted profit basis. An investiga-
Johnnie Jenkins. student cooperative to provide BILL COLSON tion of other student cooperatives
A complete list of Iawards for laundry and dry cleaning service throughout the country would
the business staff has not been to Florida students. Such a co- the Florida students themselves provide valuable information for
made. operative would be governed by and would let contracts to local such plans here.


Awaiting Check?

Go See The Man
All veterans who have not re-
ceived their subsistence checks
since enrolling in the Univer-
sity are asked to. contact one
of the local Veterans' Adminis-
tration representatives, located
on the tenth floor of the Seagle
These contacts should be
made on April 4 and 5, and the
morning of the 6th.

Four FacuIly

Members Join

Campus Staff

Eanett Elected

Head of World

Affairs Group

The newly reactivated Interna-
tional Relations Club, under joint
sponsorship of Professors William
G. Carleton and Manning Dauer,
held its elections for the remain-
der of the current semester at a
business session Tuesday night.
Chosen as president was Don
.Eanett, law student. Other offi-
cers are Robert Starrat, vice
'president, and James L. Mack,
secretary-treasurer. In addition
to these men three members
were elected to serve with them
on an executive council: Bob
Mann, Elliot Shienfeld and Wal-
ter B. Timberlake, Jr.
Monday, April 1, a discussion
and lecture meeting has been set
for 8 p. m. A speaker has not yet
been announced, but discussion
will be the main feature cf the
gathering and all campus stu-

Four new faculty members have dents and personnel are invited.
joined the staffs of the schools of Membership is still open to those
architecture, education, engineer- persons interested.
ing, and the general extension di-
vision of the University according In pre-war days the IRC was
to an announcement by President one of the outstanding features
John J. Tigert. of campus life. Prominent speak-
The new staff members have ers frcnm all walks of life were
been appointed to help handle in- brought to the campus to address
creased enrollment in these students on the issues of the day
courses. The new members are in the field of international rela-
Norman B. Flagg, assistant pro- tions. From these lectures and
fessor of architecture. Robert O. discussions the IRC attained a
Stripling, teacher in the P. K. prominence of a. widespread na-
Yonge laboratory school, L. J. Rit- ture that members hope to match
ter, assistant professor of highway in the near future.
engineering, and George L. Crutch-
er, associate professor-and acting
head of the department of visual urray Heads
instruction, general extension di- ur H a
vision. to C
Prof. Flagg, a graduate of Clem- a
son university, has recently re- Natona Ca ce
turned from four years service in
the army. Robert Stripling is re.- Drive On Campus
turning to the faculty after two
years service as an ensign in the Jack Murray, former honor
navy. He is Florida graduate who court chancellor this week was
holds a master's degree. L. J. named chairman of the fund rais-
Ritter, a civil engineering graduate ing campaign of the National Can-
of Colorado A. and M., comes o g campaign of the National Can-
the staff from Texas A. and M. cer drive on the campus. The quo-
Prof..Crutcher has AB and MA de- ta for the campus was set at $250
grees -from the university of Ken- by the Alachua County campaign
tucky; he served four and a half headquarters. -Opening April 1, the
years in the army. campaign will continue fcr one

Union Announces

Coming Events
A new attraction at the Florida
Union will be a regular showing
of moving pictures, D: R. "Billy"
Matthews announced yesterday.
These cinema features will be "old
timers" for the most part, but are
expected to run the gamut of the
best films in past years.
The premier showing is sched-
uled for Friday, April 5, with two
presentations set at 6:30 and 8:30
p.m. At least two more shows will
be offered during the present se-
mester. None of these pictures
will carry an admission charge,
and, if attendance is sufficient,
they are expected to become, as
in past eyars, a regular feature
of the Union.
Wives Meet
Another feature of the Florida
Union announced by Mrs. T. Al-
len is a regular meeting of veter-
ans' wives, to be conducted in the
form of bridge games and teas.
In the near future Mrs. Allen ex-
pects to have instructors for
those who want to learn to play
bridge. The meetings are part
of a move to provide profitable re-
laxation for the wives of veterans
on the campus, and all the ladies
are invited to join in these activi-

Murray, announcing the drive,
briefly sketched the programs of
the state and Alachua County,
declaring that the funds donated
by the students will represent the
generosity of the student body in
helping a worthy cause.
"The money we give," Mur-
ray said, "will help increase the
number of detection clinics
where people can go to find
out whether they are free of
cancer's signals and, if not, be
directed to see a doctor for
'proper diagnosis."
Sixty per cent of the money
raised in Florida will be retained
within the state for programs of
service and preventive education,
he said, and 40 per cent will be
spent on the nation-wide program
of research and for national edu-
cation, service and administration.
Publicity for the Alachua Coun-
ty find raising .campaign is being
planned and written by Journal-
ism 302, an advanced department
of journalism class in news writ-
ing and editing. Professor W. L.
Lowry, laboratory coordinator for
the Florida Alligator, is chairman
of publicity for the county.
Plans for the publicity cam-
paign have been formulated to
include stories in each newspaper
in the county, advertising in these
papers, and store window dis-

stitutional government April
4, the date set for campus-
wide balloting.
The top ten nominees were
announced last week through
party posters and advertising.
For president, Gator offered
Bill Norman, former secretary-
treasurer, while Dixie supported
Harry Parham, present chancel-
Iar of the Honor Court. Both
have been high in Blue Key cir-
Other top candidates announced
were, for vice president on the
Dixie slate, Jack Lucas, and for
the same post on Lhe Gator plat-
form, Bob Mann. Chancellor of
the Honor Court was contested
by Myron Gibbons (Dixie) and
Herb Stallworth (Gator).- Secre-
tary-treasurer will be run off be-
tween Bill Edmiston (Gator) and
Art Forehand (Dixie), while the
race for clerk of the Honor Court
is between Leon McKim (Dixie)
and Joe Melvin (Gator).
The remainder of the nomina-
ticns were submitted to Secretary-
Treasurer Jim Hendrix minutes
before the midnight deadline Wed-
nesday night, with representatives
of both parties present to enter
their nominees and get the race
officially -underway.
For' Lyceum Council president
the contestants are Ted Camp
(Gator) and "Rich" Richard-
son (Dixie). Candidates for
membership on the council,
which arranges musical and
dramatic productions held in the
University auditorium, are Al
Asenjo (Dixie), Byron .Buck
(Gator), Marvin Cassel (Ga-
tor), John Chowning (Dixie),
and Rupert Prevatt (Gator).
Posts on the Athletic Council, in
charge of home games and many
appropriations, are being contested
by nine men. That of president is
to be run off between Lou Glasser
(Dixie) and William M. Raborn
(Gator). For vice-president Ga-
tor has nominated Erwin Fleet and
Dixie has chosen Pete Hartsaw,
while Billy Lewis (Dixie) and
Frank Smoak (Gator) will contest
the secretaryship. Three men,,
Jack Hagar and Bill Mims (Gator)
and Paul Mortellaro (Dixie) are
running for membership.
Gator nominees for editorships
in publications are uncontested
with Pat O'Neal for the Semi-
nole, Jack Doherty for the Or-
ange Peel, humor magazine, and
Bob McLeisih zor the "F" Book.
Business manager of the Semi-
nole is a contest between Max
Brewer, (Dixie) and Al Sheehan
(Gator), for business manager
of the Orange Peel between S. H.
Brakefield (Dixie) and Tom
Henderson (Gator). "F" Book
business managership is to be
elected from Sam Murriel (Ga-
tor) and Dewey Newton (Dixie .
Four men are seeking office on
the Board of Student Publications,
of which three can be elected. Torn
Jarvis is the choice of both parties,
while Ralph Blank (Dixie), Dave
Sage and Johnny Waler (Gator)
are running for posts as well.
Nominations for membership in
the executive council were as fol-
College of Agriculture, Addie
Hamilton (Dixie) and Dave Monk
(Gator), College of Arts and Sci-
ences, Jason Berkman ,Dixie),
George Kowkabany (Gator), Fran-
cis Leukel (Dixie) and Ralph
Moody (Gator).
College of Education, George
Sutherland is the nominee of both
parties, College of Business Admin-
istration, Dick Barry (Gator), Bob
Davis (Gator), and Bill Terry
College of Law ,Hilary Albury
(Dixie), Harold Col-?e (Gator),
Lou Leibevit (Dixie), and Sam
Phillips (Gator). College of Engi-
neering, David Cnowles (Gator),
Ben O'Neal (Dixie), Oscar Wad-
kins (Gator); School of Architec-
ture, Theodore Patterson (Gator)
and Bill Taylor (Dixie).
School of Forestry, Randolph
Polk (Dixie) is unopposed; School
of Pharmacy, Jean Whitmore
(Dixie) is unopposed;
A large number of men are seek-
Continued on Page Three

Balloting for the special elec-
tion concerning two constitu-
tional amendments will take
place today between the hours
of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the fol-
lowing places:
Freshmen and sophomores
will vote in front of Florida
Union in the event of fair wea-
ther, and in the Florida Union
annex in case of rain.
Law students will vote in
front of the Law Building. In
case of rain the first floor hall
will be available during the
morning and Room 201 during
the afternoon.
Students in |the College of
Business Administration ar e

F101 lclc I All,



Bob Mann

Mann To Mar

By Bob Mann
The time is ripe to discuss what
we're going to do about getting a
first rath institution on this cam-
pus. We have several alternatives,
including sitting on our seats and
engaging in bull sessions. And
then there's the alternative of tak-
ing a good air-tight case to the
Florida legislature next spring and
making darned sure that it isn't
put off until the next session.
AltI i.. I, we've managed to put
on-r hands on enough money to
rc ady the place for the 5,000 stu-
dents who will be admitted to the
1!4l6-47 regular session, we still
lir-k enough funds to build a per-
r oan-ent establishment to accommo-
(da'te a large coeducational uni-
One point that the students in
general don't know is that this
university has risen by its own
bootstraps. The amount of
rmol ) that the state government
bas spent on it wouldn't build
a king-size frat house. Now,
ivhen we really need a good
school as we've never needed
(mne before, we've got a big task
before us.
The 1947 Legislature will con-
vetne and be faced with a number
of issues demanding solution, and
in the midst of all its activity the

dreams and plans which seem of
greatest importance to us may be
relegated Lo the chaplain's filc
with a big TS slip appended, if I
may lapse into army lingo for a
phrase or two.
Eut we've got to make the peo-
ple of the state see our point that
the University of Florida isn't what
it could be and ought to be. Pro-
vision should be made at the next
session of the legislature for con-
verting our state colleges into co-
educational schools gradually a.
the situation permits.
It is beyond doubt that at pres-
ent the education of vef-t"-'s
takes precedence over coeduca-
tionalization (t tihe school, ".1d
that the University isn't equipped
to handle all the women and
wa-ves who would want to study
here, That's the story the law-
makers wll band us next April
and we must counter with the
proposi.oti that coeducation
should be legalized contingent
upon expansion of the Univer-
sity plant to sufficient size to
render the change practicable.
Then we ought to work on a few
millions to put a first rate educa-
tional institution on this hallowed
soil and a substantial increase in
the annual budget to get a first
rate faculty to match. Big money?

Letters to the Editor

24 March 1946 personnel and the housing. situa-
Editor, tion for instructors and married
TIhe Alligator, students would be very much
University of Florida.
easier and 50 per cent cheaper
It is generally conceded by all
It is generally conceded by all than it is in Gainesville at the
that the University will be very
crowded in the coming terms. On present time.t
that we all agree. What now puz- Cannot something be done about
zles me is whether anything is this ?
being done to alleviate the short- Harold S..Smith,
ape, both in housing and class-4- 4
r:om space, that is sure to de- March 26, 1946
volop* Editor, Alligator.
All over the State of Florida Sir:
there are Army and Navy installa- I submit to the present student
tions in the process of being dis- administration and the rival cam-
mantled. Is it not possible that pus political parties, consideration
some proper use might be made of legislation which will solve the
of these units, and some of the .l.,,'hli, of a group of veterans
functions of the University might at the University who occupy an
be transferred to these places? unique position.
For example, Carlstrom anid Dorr These veterans' are the only
Fields at Arcadia are two out- group who, due to circumstances
standing pieces of wasted utility completely beyond their control,
in this respect. Both of these are deprived of the privilege of
fields were built of permanent running for office in student gov-
construction and resemble a mo- emrnment. They are the men who
vie producer's 'dream, with Span- by virtue of successfully passing
isl C:olonial dormitories that a.c- all four URAFI tests, became
"commodated 800 cadets, two to a w,,,phomr.-.r-s without ever hi,. ii*
room with a connecting bath be- been freshmien-the latter year,
tween each two rooms. A swim- when USAFI credits are coupled
minem pool, tennis courts, and a with the ustial credit for 'service
million dollar landscaping pro- experience, having been "com-
gram with whispering pines and pleted" 'in the registrar's offee.
billowing palms. Each of these Possessing .tco many credits,
fields already has the classroom, they are inelIgible to run as fresh-
dormitory .and messing facilities, men. and lacking the residence
to begin immediate use, and could requirement of two regular se-
be utilized with a minimum of ef- meters they are unable to. repre-
fort. sent any other class.
It seems to me that if some While it might be said that this
nrr-iisnm ,f the University that is only a temporary embarrass-
could operate independently of the ment which time will cure, it is a
major portion of the University, fact that in many cases members
the Law School for example, were of this group will be graduated
transferred down there that every- from the University without ever
one would benefit and an ineffi- having had the opportunity to
cient, overcrowded situation would contend for other than class of-
be relieved. Moving the Law Li- fices, chosen in fall elections. This
brary and the instructors would is due to the fact that nearly all
be all that would be necessary to ,veterans, especially those married,
accomplish this change. The town 'will attend school on a year-round
has just had an exodus of Army basis, rendering them eligible for

Not at all; it's perfectly reasonable
that Florida should come out of
'he dark age of the South and
',ive its people the best in higher
Yessirree, the Florida Chamner
of Commerce bats its brains out
daily in the nort'l :n papers and
magazines about, the advantages
t)f Florida as compared to those of
California. The facts that they
they neglect to mention are that
they're tight.with their cash when
it comes to education and that
. the bathing beauties which entice
the Yanks to the sunny state are
exactly what ain't found on the
campus of the state's colleges.
But all our talk will not
achieve desirable results. It's
going to take a 'lot of pushing
on our part to make this Uni-
versity what it should be. We
can expect to meet a lot of op-
position from citizens of the
state who continue along in their
intellectual lethargy, but on the
other hand, we might master a
lot of interest in the enlighten-
ed portion of the populace.
Let's not be content with a tem-
porarily enlarged school. Let's
go all out for a permanent es-
tablishment to which we can send
our sons and daughters with pride.

office only at graduation time.
. It may be that many of this
group have no yen for politics, but
in age and experience they are a
potential leadership group which,
under present constitutional au-
thority, cannot be tapped.
Bill Walker.

March 27, 194-1
Mr. John Walker, Editor
Florida Alligator.
Dear Johnnie:
It is happily my conviction that
you are to be .genuinely congrat-
ulated on the stands you have
recently taken on two of the more
momentous campus questions of
the day, those of partisan politics
and publications.
For the allegedly traditional
"nein politik" periodical, the Alli-
gator, during the past month un-
til our last issue, was enjoying a
rather more than evident "trend"
toward the radical. Enough vile
mud is being slung, so many per-
sonalities are being attacked in
such a disgustedly disgraceful
--'-OpIo'll 11- in* m an ne r, -that it
smacks just too darn much of
the tactics resorted to by one of
Dame Liberty's few orthodox mis-
carriages, the pride and joy of
Mississippi. Your move to clean
-up some of the columns, or not
print them as such is truly com-
menda.ble. We wonder if those
aspiring Hearts will accept a
word to the wise as sufficient.
As for amending the constitu-
tion to provide for appointed Ed's
and publishers, I agree with you
without qualification. Should such
an act inhibit our treasured free-
dom of the press, we would be
prone, quite naturally, to take a
different stand. 'On the other
hand, hew many of 'us would con-
descend to have our appendix re-
moved by a sandhog? You're right
with it, Johnnie.
Lois Scott Weiss.

Ted Nelson

Campus Capers
Notified that Barbara "The al cage champions. Four vets have that for ourselves before this is
Woman" Wickham was not go- independently charged faculty in- printed.
ing to ship us, via pigeon mail, terference with the "Kernel," cam- Georgia Tech, March 16
the weekly doings at our sister Here's one school in which ho
asylum, it seemed appropriate to pus paper, as well as low morale flagrant wrongs seem to have
bring forth a little review of some throughout the school. The "Ker- been perpetrated in the medi-
btin, forth het~en perpetrated in the -mm'di-
of the gay happenings at other 11l" is filled with the controversy. ate past. Up Arnall way they're
schools throughout these forty- which has reached a legislative turni out a merr neat as a
and-eight states. comlttee of the state govern- tabloid whose number one kick
From the looks of the college ment. is "Stay off the grass." Florida
organs received by the Alligator Thusly, in the land of bourbon men, please note including the
we're not having it as rough here and colonels, the .issue waxes writer. A beautiful babe adorns
as we thought. Perhaps Gatorland warm as to whether these four the front page, the lead story tells
mineht even indulge in a. little cele- men were justified or not, Re- that anyone with 25 endorsements
bration on our good fortune in not minds us of six students who did can run for student council, Tech
being enrolled at any of a dozen the same thing here last semes- and Agnes Scott are giving a joint
poor, benighted, befuddled, be- ter, and, the Alligatcr's part in concert, an ex-student has become
sprinkled with reconversion- establishing an opinion that, if secretary of state, and a feature
blues universities and colleges. something were really wrong, this entitled "On fraternity life, drunk
So now for our little travelogue was the worst way to solve the cows and physical torture" dresses
-and may it make us grateful problem: -up the back page. (Who's the
for the blessings of the day* Alabama S. C. W., March 15 sadist who's whispering "What's
U. of Miami, March 8 Here in a bachelor's heaven, the the dif?")
Trouble, trouble, trouble plagues women of Alabama aren't content U. of North Dakota, March 8-15
the boys and girls on the Gold with their curds and whey, but Up in Sioux country, where they
Coast. With three Charlottes insist, on rip-roaring politics to take politics with tongue in cheek
(Kctkin, Stamm, and Abrams) add to the spice of life. We need and stentorian bombast, tears and
heading the editorial staff, trans- slates, slogans, and all the rest, grumbles are buried under a,
portation must be at a standstill, shouts Editor Carol Gardien! "Beard or bust" campaign that
But the "Hurricane," campus tab- What say, ladies, might we drop has just terminated. No particu-
loid, is driving ahead to revamp around and give a little practical lar reason, unless blades are short
the "slop shop." their eatery, clean demonstration, You don't know in the big Northwest. List to some
up an unhealthy intramural bas- what you're not missing. .OT don't of the editorial page heads. "Dust,
kethall situation, and uncrowd you? dirt deluge deserted domicile of
overstuffed classes. That last Texas Christian drill demops." And, again, dear
sounds like home, eh, Doc? Editor Bc.bbye Rheinlander of reader, "Befuddled beauteous bey-
But that isn't the worst. Two the "Skiff" reveals her (or his?) ies berate brutal beard busters."
editorials deal with violations of recognition of another problem Ah, spring! Or is it the fly in our
the honor code. The .editor says voiced here today and yesterday soup?
"To be perfectly frank, nobody and every day this semester. "The ATO is leading the bowling
seems to recall when the honor student council? What's that?" league, and whoever the "Tekes"
code has ever been supported." The complaint is that few stu- are, they're gobbling up intra-
And that ain't all, either! She dents other than members ever murals with an electrified pitch-
lashes out at girls who are seen visit council meetings, that even fork. Everybody's happy, dances
necking with boys in corridors, some council members can't an- follow madly on each other's heels,
We should have. troubles .like swer that question, that student and the big journalism frat throws
.that! opinion wants to be heard but its "Flickertail Follies," a campus-
U. of Kentucky, February 22 won't take itself to the gather- wide vaudeville show, this week.
More serious difficulties have ings of its representatives, Leave us leave here. It all .sounds
arisen at the home of the nation- Here's -hoping we've answered too good.

0 I

ir i; Fl4O-I[-HOT

'be Florida Aligcsutorv

VOL 37, NO. 21

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


FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 1946

rED NELSON ...... ..................... MANAGING EDITOR
JOE PERO . .................. ..... BUSINESS MANAGER
Tom Jarvi's, F,xcutive I.1ditor: Emmint Holton, lJolinnv Jenkins, Morty
pFreednmill, il i Blob MIh AiSm .u te I, \Vditors: \V. S. carverr 2v. l e, c. .
Devlin, (ol,y Editirs: .ial< ljlierty, Poltil-al Editor: Hat1 k t -uzik, Rew\vrite
k:'l'o) ; Hu Shultz, Bubo Stratton, Art Editors; Patl uNtal, Pthotgraplhy
Ed Itur.
Tomni Henderson, Lois Svoilt wVelsi, l'fatlure Editors: Boll Johnson, Fra-
ternly I Edithr: HRoh rtl N. Johalsi F, I...-, r.iitnr; ( eorg- Kowkahtany,
V -t ra:.lls :Md it.,r; K4llhi't s,-.lf .d f i, ,l, sp-.'i: I'etlirn writers.
Bill Hoyl l. Sports Edlitor: L,:rVy Mla.hitoii. lit lntoiamil 1-l]ilor. Reporters:
lini .Hailv-lb,, ToIil lirmw Huck I1 fwt, 1H, I V .llh son.ll
E lan Tatlinall, Ellirot Schii nf l], | Io lrol li, W .,., Ta.rtinll, arsono,
tlo rly el ,til n\ l comph s81 'l th. i ll V all r, o J. I,..,, i .e .i 1 ....
(!<'tiir';< M W \V~li~llll, \v ii. Hiia itifv, Hill V alkfr, ,1. \V. M f- k-r .',11 ,,hi,,,,.
tRdgar lnvis. A.ssisl Huslino -ii i'd Tem il, 'irclt i()ion Man-
r; Kill licliardl s, i ll i i i I holaili h ini \ allr M artin,
P'rof. \\ u .l ify it o i vn horItory Co ortlinaltor

Elections Are Important
The deadline for registration for voting in the sena-i
trial elections comes in the second week in April.
Tills is not a regular off-yeiar election that has im-
portance only in the fanfare and hullabaloo of ordinary
years. It y ill qualify citizens to vote for a senator to fill
Florida's present vacancy in the upper house at a time
when the Senatte is more and more assuming leadership
in affairs of state that have lapsed in other years.
It should be incumbent on every Florida student who
is of age to register his views on the momentous affairs of
the present by becoming qualified to vote in the election
on May 7. Transportation has been announced from the
Florida Union today from 2 to 4 p. m., which should fa-
cilitate matters for many a weary man and woman.
So let's get out and register, and then let's vote, A
Senate seat is a matter of vast importance to all of us
at present. It can swing world affairs into one channel
or another. And once, too often the channels of our nation-
al history have been filled with blood.

Holcomrn And Martin

Gopher And Ed's Column
We were up in Tallahassee a CHICK, AND AIRY, AND IT
short while ago and met some DIDN'T SHOW THE DIRT A BIT,
pretty nice girls. We were greatly BUT GOSH! HOW. IT SHOWED
surprised to find that these girls MARY.
were not members of any sorority. Anythin- Barbara has to say in
Thfs, of course, contradicts our reply, will have to be by sign
colleague in Tallahassee, one Miss language. We haven't learned
Wickham. Miss Wickham is to write yet, so how are we going
constantly reminding us Florida to read the reply?
men that all the goings-on of This is enough foolishness for
any importance are hinged on sor- this week, now we are going to
orities. We were greatly sur- get down to bare facts. We
prised to find out that non-soror- g e t down to bare facts. We
ity girls occasionally have a teappreciate very much the new flag
s occasionally hae that is flying over the Law School
party; too. Your columnists this week. We appreciate having
happened to attend one of these a w W a y a
"tea parties," which was the a faculty here that was able to
Reynolds ," which was the take a hint from us and not just
Reynolds Hall Dance. cast our advice aside as impert-
During the course of the eve- finance,
ning your columnists happened to
get into a discussion on the proper
way to hold a tea cup. One said "FOUR JONESES ,ON A HORSE"
the correct thing to do was to Keeping up with the Joneses
hold it with the little finger has been a job on the set of "Three
pointing out into the atmosphere. Men On a Horse," spring comedy
This; however, brought about a presentation of The Florida Play-
juggling act so we had to go ers which will be presented in the
into another huddle. This time P. K. Yonge School auditorium
we came out with a smile of vic- April 1, 2.
tory on our faces, holding our tea Everywhere the director, Prof.
cups in both hands with both our Roy E. Tew, has turned he has
fingers pointing out. This re- teen confronted not only with one,
sourcefulness seemed to cause a two or three Joneses-but four of
mild sensation among the by- them., The audience, however,
standers. will see only two of them-Alice
After this sensation we seemed and Anne as they enact their re-
to have a little trouble slip- spective roles on the stage. But
ping up to the tea table, because the other two are just as indispen-
everyone became interested in our sible to. the success of the produc-
movemnets. Do not think for tion. Len handles the duties of
one minute, however, that this prompter, and Dick is the man
discouraged your columnists. You who raises and lowers the curtain.
see, your columnists know psy- -
chology. The means that we BETAS CHOOSE LEWIS
used to get around this obstacle The Beta's held elections Wed-
was only to look up toward the nesday night for the rest of the
ceiling. Soon a large crowd semester. Those elected to of-
gathered and did the same. While fices are: Billy Lewis, president;
these interested spectators were Lamar Winegart, vice-president;
looking up, we slipped, away on Louis Guthrie, secretary; John
all fours to the tea. table. We Wilcox, treasurer; Jim Turney,
made several trips this way until Stewart; Pat Higgins, recorder;
our audience wised up. Buddy Dellison, alumnae secre-
If Barbara can get away with, tary; Frank Drury, house manag-
putting little jokes in her col- er; John Britt, sergeant-at-arms;
.umn, we can too-MARY HAD A Stanley Fouraker, librarian, and
LITTLE D R E S S, DAINTY, John Cash, historian.

,v co

Marty Lubov

The Inquiring Reporter

One day last week I was feeling is now. There was no crying of so plentiful in the 'braaaaak-
rather disgusted and lowdown babies, or students moaning over birds' trees, it could explode with
over the future of the world. So dissected progress exams. There enough force to 'tncn'alr the care-
I decided to wander over and visit was no sound of the clink of small fully hoarded n-i1 ,'f the sqir-
my ancient Arabian saurian ac- change at nightly poker games, and carry away all the .nuts.
quaintance Ali-Ben-Gator in the and of feet sauntering to classes. "The sqirrels began to get tired
sinkhole behind the Ag. research There was peace everywhere, of burying their nuts and then
station. It was lunch-time and There was peace in the largest having them blown up again.
I found the old boy enjoying a oak and in the smallest pine. In They sent a polite note by spar-
dish of peeled frogs' livers made the deepest gopher hole, and the row to the booby-hatches. The
in five different ways. With his highest mountain, peace reigned booby-hatches sent a, strong note
tail ,propped up upon a water- in torrents. There was even back. Then the sqirrels put their
logged p.lii.i i., he leaned back peace among, the Bald Eagles and bushy. tails together and sent' a
in his decayed swivel-krauntz and this was unusual because they stronger note . hinting that
waved a paper in the air, mumb- were known to have trouble spots. they too might have a secret wea-
ling to himself all the while. I The tiniest chipmunk could go pon, that with one swish of a
slid down the bank and he greeted forth into the world my .son, and palmetto leaf they would elim-
me with an open jaw. be a man. Thre was cooperation inate the blue-breasted booby-
"Come on in, son, and listen among all the critters of the land hatches from creation entirely.
to the speech I:m rehearsing for and once a moon they sat together The braaaaak-birds sent a polite
the National Association of Al- in Grand Kennel and ironed out note back. And so it went first
ligators." He cleared his throat their difficulties, a strong note then a weak
regurgitating a bushel of old "But trouble was brewing. note and so on.
"Orange Peels." "Mab constit- Seething unrest was seething. "All the other aniiruail began
uents and future suitcases of Something was going wrong. to get jittery. Th.-y %iere liv-
America I rise to defen ."' The birds that 'lhraaaaaak,' and ing on edge. The gophers made
I interrupted him hurriedly. the sqirrels were giving each faces at each other. Us alli-
"Look, Pop," I said, "I don't have other a hard time. A bird that gators dug in on the bottoms
the time to mess with local poli- goes 'hraaaaaaaak' would not of all our ponds and stayed
tics. What I want to know is speak of a squirrel without there. The bald Eagles again
where do you think the world is first calling him a dirty spy developed trouble spots. The
headed?" and a sinister element. And Grand Kennel decided to call a
The old 'gator began to vice-versa. It seems that the meeting at which both sides
thrash the water so violently birds that go 'braaak' ((all them would tell their stories." The
that the green stagnant water blue-breasted booby-hatches for old alligator stopped and yawn-
nearly turned into lime rickey. want of a better name) had a ed. I said, "Go ahead, pop,
His grey skin slowly turned great new invention that would tell me more.
black with rage. Was I walk- revolutionize the entire social He yawned again. "That's all."
ing into a dark All? Then he structure. I said, "What happened after
quieted down and told me the "In their wanderings in and out that?" He said, grinning Ipan-
following FABLE FOR of the native cottonwoods ically with his smile .of beauty
HUMANS AND OTHERS they flew two feet forward and from ear to ear, "You'll see."
PART II. three feet back they had chanced And he slid back into the slime.
"There was a time," he said, ,upon a wonderful destructive MORAL: Never let an alligator
"when all was not as turbulent agent. It was the atomic moss- tell you a story bl,-aaist, it bound
and noisy on this campus as it ball. Made from Spanish moss to be an alli-gory.

Jack Doherty

The Campus Today

Student politics on this campus
are often taken too seriously by a
few men. However, the usual
trouble is that the majority take
them entirely too lightly. It is
very easy to regard campus noli-
tics as something pretty foolish
The comparative handful of people
who turned out for the non-par-
tisan rally last Monday night
makes that fact only too evident.
One explanation for this state of
affairs may lie in the fact that too
few men stop to consider what stu-
dent government is all about. Few
of us realize that many of the
elective offices are important
enough to warrant salaries or ex-
pense accounts. Nor do many con-
sider that the top offices are
sometimes stepping stones to state
politics. They have been before
and probably will be in the future.
To some of the oldtimers and
many of the newcomers, the
charges and countercharges, claims
and counterclaims, and political
maneuvers which have character-

New Books In
'On these beautiful spring days
with soft, cool breezes soothing
our fevered brows, whaTr could be
better than to. relax with a good
book? Why not pick out the near-
eat palmetto and and read oie of

the new books that the library has
to offer this week.
Those mystery-story fans who
like their thriller-chillers spiced

ized this first full scare campaign Any man who feels that the elec-
since the war have seemed to be a tion Thursday is something he can
bit ludicrous, if not disgusting. not influence is denying his per
Yet in comparison -with some
past campaigns, the present one sonal responsibility to good gov
might almost be termed "sani- ernment.
tary." The fact that mud-sling- The general elcfinro- i the mos
ing, rumor campaigns, and back reliable yardstick (. ..i .unl opil
stage intrigue is found in campus ion, provided there is maxininn
as well as national politics is a de- student participation. Bear i
plorable fact, but it is an ill for mind that the officers,,ge elect' no\
which no effective cure has been will hold their positions until Mta
found which does not endanger 1947. The corning year'-is expected
democracy. In one sense, it is to be one of the greatest in the his
fortunate for us that campus poll- toiry of the University. The me'
ties are not taken as seriously as who head our student governmeii
national politics. The animosity will have a greater opportunity t
and bitterness of the pre-eleotion promote the best interests of til
period rarely carries over into per- University than did .any of their
sonal relationships in the days predecessors. For this reason, W
after the ballots are cast. must do our utmost to insure tha
One of the greatest things that the candidates that ive, as indi
could happen on this campus at viduals, vote for are the best quali
the present time, would be for ev- flied men available.
ery man to take enough interest The responsibility for the qual
to seriously consider the list of ity of government here lies ulti
candidates and then vote upon mately in the hands of each indi
them according to his convictions. vidual- voter.

with psychology will tremendous- nating. "Portrait of a. Marriage
ly enjoy Ellery Queen's latest- by the former contains the life sto-
"The Murderer Is a Fox." Actual- ries of a Philadelphia artist and
ly a powerful novel as well as a the wholesome but uneducated
superior detective story, it deals farmer's daughter whom he mar-
with two interlocking problems, ries. "Troubled Midnight" is a
one of which is or great interest to thrilling romance of the present
all of us. with many nationalities herded to-
Pearl Buck and John Gunther gether in pages of a book which
are the authors of two new novels combine turgid love with an en-
that will pleas the most discrimi- lightened political philosophy.





Morty Freedman


At the risk of being thrown in ->'..m l in';.
Newnan's Lake, a fate which, be-1 2. The selection board would be
fell our illustrious predecessor, Al- composed of the Board of Student
fie Kohn, we will again utilize a Publications, which consists of
few column inches to extol the three faculty members and three
virtues cf the publications amend- student members, plus the presi-
ment which is up for a vote to- dent of the student \body and
day. chancellor of the honor court. If
Lies, Lies Lies students still have any faith in
First of all, to clear up an the calibre of men who are usu'al-
ugly rumor we've heard to the ly elected "o the latter positions,
effect that the author of Para- they will know that either the
noia is interested in being editor president or the chancellor is
of the Stinirole but is afraid to bound to vote on the merits of the
run for office, thus explaining applicant rather than his political
his avid endorsement of passage affiliations.
of the publications amendment. Student board members would
Nothing, dear readers, could be als-. lose face if they attempted
further from the truth. The an- to vote for a man who lacked the
thor of Paranoia, simple soul obvious .1u h ,ll on.I- solely be-
though he may be, is not inter- cause the applicant was a party
Seated in the Seminole other than man. This system of selection
to hope that it will be a good has been used successfully on the
one. On the other hand to be Alligator for the past four years.
brutally frank, he is interested Point Systemi Proposed
in the Alligator, 'which is at- There should also Ie adopted
present under the selective sys- hy the editor selected, or by the
tern according to the study bodly board of student publications, a,
constitution. One lie nailed! check-off or point system for
Now let's discuss the relative' men-working on the staff, giv-
merits of the idea, something ing each man a certain nurnber
which seems to have been totally of 'points for every item lihe
ignored by those who wish to turns in, and for every hour he
make a. political issue of the puts into the publication. This
amendment which would prevent would be a sure guarantee
publications from being just such against perpetuation of a group
a political football in the future. on the campus, a practice which
;Pert t Feat the past, incidentally, has
Pertinent Features been more prevalent on the
Here are some of the more per- ,Seminole, Grange Peel and "F"
tinent features and possible out- Book, than on the Alligator,
growths of the amendment if which operates on the selective
passed: basis, and on which there has,
1. This move would enable, been no, perpetuation of groups
men who are qualified by rea- in -office.
son of work on the publication Because some local politicians
and experience in the field, to have tried to use ,the amendment
become editors or business politically, we have again devoted
managers of the Seminole, Paranoia to this isste, an issue
Orange Peel and "F" ,Book, on which we believe has great merit
technical merit rather than 'po- w".h regard to more professional,
litical glad-handing and apple- more complete, and more efficient


campus publication-- Thi: meas-
ure also has the i.- KI-,g of the
highest, honorary organization on
the campus.
This humble writer does not
pretend to tell you, i'ar student,
how to vcte. This writer was in-
terested in seeing that the student
body be given an opportunity to
vote on the issue, an opportunity
which was denied them by certain
Senate members, and was later
brought about by a petition sign-
ed by interested students. Your
job is to vote, be you for or
aga a;nst the proposed amendment.
'Nuf said on publications.
Pregnant Question
Word has reached us that by
next September all married cou-
ples now residing in the dormis
must va(ate. Even novt', no ine'
couples an.re being accepted. To
be eFgible for' hcusing-at Flavet
Village a couple must have a
child, which means that it would
take a childless couple at least
uine mouths to become eligible
for. housing there.
Although the. patter of little
feet is most soothing, it is also
most expensive if ycu can't afford
it. Now here's a pregnant ques-
tion, "Why are there provisions
for the housing of single students
and married veterans with chil-
dren, while there will soon be no
provisions whatsoever for child-
less couples, if the .11l-- .1 ol sting
of them from the dorms takes
place ?"
This reporter premises a full-
er explanation and iiVestigation
of the situation by next wieelk
together with a discussion con-
cerning the possibilities of tlhe
establishment of a really effec-
tive housing exchange to be rin
by Gator Veterans in coopera-
tion with the Dean of Students
and the Gainesville Chamber of
Cammnuerce. 4


Shorts the S.R. O.

Read this:


It's no fun when your shorts
allow you Standing Room Only.
A man gets tired. A man has
to sit down.
Quick and easy remedy: Wear
Arrow Shorts, the most co.im-
fortable made.
You'll sit without a squirm,
'cause they're roomy, with no
cLntcr seam to plague you. San-
., tri.d-labeled, so they won't
shrink out of fit.
See Arrow Shorts with Grip-
per fasteners today.

P.S. If your Arrow dealer hasn't the one you want, try him again.


Vole YES On B


Honor Courts
Honor Court nominees are as
follows: Ag and Forestry, Frank
Forth (Gator) and Ed Strickland
(Dixie); Arts and Sciences, and
Pharmacy, Rudy Adams (Gator),
Florida May Carlson (Dixie), Dean
Moody (Gator), and Ted Nelson
(Dixie); Education, Robert Roland
(Gator) ; Business Administration,
Don Ctone (Dixie); Law, Lawrence
Renfroe (Dixie) and Vernon Scar-
borough (Gator).
Engineering, John Farmer (Ga-
tor); Architecture, F. D. Wyke,
Jr. (Gator); Sophomore, Ernie
Bowen (Dixie) and Drew Potter
(Gator) ; Freshman, Dick Broome
(Gator) and Lamar Morrison
105 Candidates
This makes 105 candidates
seeking office for all campus
positions open to election. Should
any post now open for the fall
term not be filled Thursday they
will be added to the fall elections
in October, when officers of the
various classes such as senior
and junior, are chosen.

Continued From Page One
classes. However, the Univer-
sity is under contract not to fly
the planes, Dean Weil pointed
Degrees now offered in engi-
neering include chemical, civil,
electrical, industrial and mechani-
cal engineering. The courses are
also available in graduate work
in the college's curricula.


Continued From Page One
ing election in executive council
*f from the University College. Run-
)f t ning for the sophoomre class are
Pierre Bejano (Dixie), Bob Brooks
(Gator), Bob Ferreira (Gator'
Julian Fussell (Dixie), Al Inglis
(Dixie), Larry Lever (Dixie), red
3 Massare (Dixie), Dan Ruhl (Ga-
tor), Murray Schott (Gator), Har-
old Smith (Gator), and Charles
Winton (Gator).
Freshman class contestants
are Guy Collins (Gator), Jimmy
Dudley (Dixie), Julian Diaz
(Dixie), Harry Hurst (Dixie),
Don Jones (Gator), Bob Jhiotte
| (Gator), Joe McBeth (Dixie),
"Tommp Parker (Gator), Ster-
ling Peacock (Gator). Ben
Smathers (Gator), Stan Tatel-
man (Dixie), and Elgin White



With elections looming large on ucation is easier to attain than
the horizon and epithets filling an improvement in the cafeteria.
the air, we're reminded fone The recent report by the spce-
of the stock objections to the or- ial. committee of Gator Veterans
ganization of "Gator Veterans'" laid most of the blame for the
when that group was still in the high prices and food on rundown
embyro stage. equipment and inadequate storage
Many students claimed that ex- facilities. The committee fur-
istence of a veterans organization their reported that a number of
would result in a closely-bound improvements are soon to be in-
clique which would dominate cam- itiated. Among these will be re-
pus politics in a partisan manner. placement of equipment, additionr
Consequently when this group was of more storage facilities, and the
founded that "Gator Veterans" as building of a new wing to the
a group, would be non-partisan in cafeteria which will incorporate.
campus politics. That such fears a third serving line.
were unfounded is fully evident Whether the committee has
today. The organization has at found the cause of the cafeteria's
no time allowed politics to enter troubles remains to be seen, when
its meetings. Instead of sup- the projected improvements ma-
porting one party .with the non- terialize. It is significant how-
veteran element in the other, ever, that a year ago when the
Veterans are to be found on both cafeteria was investigated, the
sides of the fence. prices were blamed on lack of
Two-thirds of the student body'volume. The volume has in-
consists of veterans. One party creased enormously since then but
control of such a large, diverse the prices have remained the same.
group is difficult to envision. Perhaps the next few months will
Both parties have nominated vet- tell whether the prices are act-
erans for the top positions. That ally due to disproportionately
alone speaks for the distribution increased costs or because of run-
of the veterans votes. down eqipme1-
While gradiose plans for coed-
ucation and medical schools float
about in the rosy glow of pre.-
election promises, neither party
apparently has seen fit to men- B
tion the cafeteria. Perhaps the
respective parties feel that coed- o M rsha I Bar

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Pilot Training

The Navy's famed V-5 Pilot
Training Program one of the
greatest educational opportunities
offered to young men is now
Considered one of the finest
technical training programs, V-5
provides cadets with education in
pre-flight schools, flight instruc-
tions and experience in the world's
most modern planes. Qualified ap-
plicants will be called to active
duty in the near future.
To be eligible for this program
applicants must have reached
their 18th but not their 23rd birth-
day at time of enlistment; in good
physical condition; have perfect
vision, and have successfully com-
pleted two years of college.
Following the pre-flight school
and flight training, the cadets are
commissioned as ensigns in the
Navy or as second lieutenant in
the Marine Corps, with a salary
of $225 per month.
,Eligible men interested in be-
coming Navy pilots are urged to
contact the Director of Naval Of-
ficer Procurement, 721-31 Healey
Building, Atlanta, Ga., for further
information regarding processing
and enlistment.


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6roup Thursday
Fuller Warren, former candidate
for governor, and Evan T. Evans,
Jacksonville attorney, will be
guest speakers at a meeting of
the John Marshal Bar Associa-
tion to be held Thursday night at
7:30 in the practice court room of
the Law Building.
Pat Emanuel, president of the
University bar group, said the
meeting will be open to students
and the general public.
Warren, an alumnus of the
University and a member or
Florida Blue Key, is at present
practicing law in Jacksonville
after his discharge from the ser-
vice. He will speak on "The
Presentation of a Case to the
A forceful speaker, Warren has
impressed University audiences
in previous appearances on the
campus, such as that of master
of ceremonies for the pre-war
Homecoming Gator Growl.
Evans, prominent in Jackson-
ville legal circles, will speak on
the presentation of presonal in-
jury cases.
Emmanuel, in reporting on
other of the Association, said
that information pertaining to
training under the GI Bill for
law students after graduation
had been posted on the law
school bulletin board.

Officers of the Agriculture Club
will be elected Monday at 7 p.m.
in Room 104 of the Ag Building.
All members are urged to be pres-
ent to take part in the elections.


For A Better University



Gator Party

David Coverston

Cruising N
By David Y. Cover
If you've ever had a
you ever want a garde
if you don't like garde
that you'd find it very
to take a stroll down
road some afternoon a
look at some of the pre
dens in the state of F1
Located just south of
directly across from
. Gamma Rho house is a
lof land, the ground fai
ing with gardens, and t
results of the labors o
mately a hundred boys
college of agriculture.
I dropped in on the
other day and came aw
down with information
grow a vegetable garden
nothing of an armful o
and turnip green that w
cost a small fortune in
The gardens are pa
work required for stud
istered in He. 312,
gardening, offered by
apartment of horticultu
Ag school, and. the
who sees to it that ti
practices are carried on
fessor Charles E. Abbo
department of horticul
As I wandered abou
dens I noticed that par
had overhead irrigation
give them water while
none; a bit of questioning
out the same old story-
es are overflowing and
meant isn't available.

Request Bids

For Summer

Dorm Rooms

rston I stopped at one particularly on the whole they're about as well
garden, if nice looking garden and found that kept gardens as you'll ever see.
n, or even it was being grown by a couple Weeds are out of the question, at
ns I think of boys from Center Hill, Billy least I didn't see any, and they
interesting Burke and Henry Pierce, and they told me that as yet no diseases
n Stadium seemed glad to display their pet have appeared. Some cutworms
nd take a and answer my questions, have been found chewing on the
ttiest gar- They told me that each plot tomatoes but they have teen sent
lorida. has two students working on it; to the place where good little
f the road, that once on a plot the two stay worms go.
the Alpha on it until the course is finished Just what becomes of the
huge plot and that a grade is given at the vegetables that mature after
irly crawl- end of the year as to the appear- the semester ends in May isn't
they're the ance and productiveness that the exactly clear to me, but I think
f approxi- garden shows, that the cafeteria uses some of
from the Except for the initial plow- them, and that students remain-
ing and smoothing of the land ing for the summer session have
class the and the watering of the gardens the privilege of reaping what
vay loaded the plots are strictly the prop- they sowed.
on how to erty of the two boys and you The boys take a great deal of
en, to say can tell at a glance that a great pride in their bits of handiwork,
if radishes deal of work has been expend- and from the spirit of competi-
would have ed to get them in the fine .shape tion and enthusiasm shown for
Sthe local they show today, the different plots it appears
Following class room instruc- that the course is a very popu-
rt of the tion the boys are turned loose lar one.
lents reg- -to show the kind of job they can All fertilizing, hoein., raking
vegetable do, and from the looks of things and other cultivation is done by
the de- there's going to be a lot of A's hand, even to ther cul staking of the
re of the come next May in that class, tomatoes, and although the lab-
professor Vegetables planted -include the oratory period each week consists
he proper following: kohl-rabi (they look of only two hours you can find the
ut is Pro- like collards to me), beets, car- boys out there almost any after-
ott of the rots, radishes, turnips, Irish po- noon striving to get their plot in
ture. tatoes, squash, beans, an corn a little better condition. If you're
t the gar- At the present time the radish- one of those people who thinks an
rt of them es are mature, the turnips are Ag college student never gets his
n pipes to young and the greens tender, and hands dirty pay them a visit some
others had the rest of the garden is on the afternoon-you'll not only find
ng brought way. Of course, a mole or two, dirty hands and backs bathed in
-the class- possibly working for the U. of perspiration, you'll also find some
the equip- Miami, gets in a row of this or callouses that didn't come from
that occasionally and as a result sitting down.
makes some look a bit sparse, but

It would be fine and dandy if
Rourke Invention it was just so that the less money
a man made, the less it would take
Receives Patent to live on.

Students and prospective stu-
dents who desire room assign-
ments in the University Residence
Halls for the 1946 Summer Ses-
sion are urged to submit their ap-
plications for room reservation
by May first or earlier. The Uni-
versity's acceptance of an applica-
tion and room reservation fee
does not guarantee a room assign-
Proper solution of such prob-
lems as the extent to which dor-
mitory capacity will be increased,
what additional facilities should
be prepared, and whether alloca-
tions is urged so that correct de-
cisions may be made, applicants
may be notified before the begin-
ning of the Summer Session, and
assistance in locating quarters off-
campus can be given applicants
who are unable to obtain assign-
ments in the Residence Halls.
All residence Halls on campus
are currently filled to their pres-
ent capacity and, in addition, the
Office of the Director of Resi-
dence is assisting in the opera-
tion of two housing units off-
campus. Since it is probable that
a high percentage of present resi-
dents, particularly the veterans
now enrolled, will continue school
in the Summer Session, the
amount of space available to in-
coming students may be small.
Prospective applicants should
call at or write to the Director of
Residence, 92-94 Thomas Hall, for
application forms and information.

Carleton Article

To Be Published
William G. Carleton, professor
of political science, this week re-
ceived notification that an article
"The Conservative South-A Po-
litical Myth." had been featured
in' the spring issue of one of the
nation's leading literary periodi-
cals, the Virginia Quarterly Re-
The article was held by the edi-
tors to be of such vital import-
ance that extra copies have been
printed and distributed to all the
newspaper editors in the country.
The Virgiina Quarterly has fea-
tured such prominent literary men
as Conrad Aiken.

Welcome Back

University of Florida


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A patent has been issued this
month to Norman Bourke, asso-
ciate research engineer in me-
chanical engineering of the En-
gineering and Industrial Experi-
ment Station at the University
for a pine tree stimulation spray
Professor Bourke was in charge
of developing the "Florida Spray
Gun" which applies sulfuric acid
to the slashes in pine trees and
stimulates the tree to produce
more resin.
The experiment station started
work on the gun when the South-
ern Forest Experiment Station in
Lake City discovered that sulfu-
ric acid stimulated pine trees and
desired a spray gun to, apply it.
.The gun was perfected and
manufactured during 1945. The
State. Board of Control has given.
a five year contract to. the Stine
Machine and Supply. Company,
Orlando and Sanford, to manufac-
ture them.
The experiment.station is con-
tinuing work on a pressure type
gun which .will include the spray
gun in the "hack" which slashes

The next class will be admitted
September 26, 1946. Only one class
is enrolled each year.
Academic requirements are: 16
selected units of High School and
at least one year of College, in-
cluding College Chemistry, and
College Biology or College Zoo-
Tuition cest is $100 per year
for 3 years. This covers the cost
of instruction and maintenance.
Duke University School of
Nursing offers the B.S. in Nurs-
ing upon completion of the 3-year
nursing course and 60 semester
hours of acceptable College cred-
Because of the many applica-
tions to the School, it is important
that those who desire admission
submit their credentials promptly.
Application forms and catalogue
can be obtained from: The Dean,
Duke University School of Nurs-
ing, Duke Hospital, Durham,
North Carolina.



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New officers of the Miami alumni of the Universit yof Florida con-
er with President Frank S. Wright (seated) about biggerr and bet-
er plans." On March 14 the club had the largest dinner meeting of
alumni ever held in the state. The other new officers are ,left to right),
ill Lantaff, vice-president; John Wahl, district vice-president; Joe
chwartz treasurer; and Bob Cole, secretary. Wright recently resign-
: as publicity director for the University of Florida.



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Eight Games Carded

For Scrappy Gator Nine

The University's third major sport is underway this
week with a 21-game baseball schedule, including eight
Southeastern Conference games, moving into play.
Baseball Coach Sam McAllister has lined up the
schedule studded with service teams throughout the state,
but has managed to include a four game series each with
Auburn and Georgia for ----
SEC play. April 25-Jaac ksoonvi lle
Listed telow is the baseball NATTC-there.
schedule fcr the '46 season: April 27-Bananna River NAS
March 23-Florida State Pris- -here.
on ;st Raiford-there. April Z9-30-Aubuntl*--heie.
March 27-U. S. Navy l6th May 3-McDill Field, Tatml-
Fleet, Green Cove Springs- pa-there.
Here. May 4-Banana River NAS-
March 30-Open. here.
April --.lI. l-..rinll Naval Aptil 7-Jakelorfville NAS--
Air Station-there. here.
April 6-McDill Field at Tarn- May 10-11 University ofii
pa-here. Gbeorgia-therb.
April 10-Jacksonville Naval *-Sontheastern Conferehee
Air Station-here. gaine.
April 12-13-Auburn*-there. 21 gaine schedule.
April 16-Green Cote Spring's
I 11th Fleet-there.
.April 18-Jacksonville Cob pRedleets
April 20-Jacksonville NAS- Jones President
April 22-23 Univetsity of Followin a eneral meeting
Georgia h-here. ol w ting agnrl meeting

For Vice-President



las, nigL, ieimbrs uofI the oop-
erative Living Organization chose
as officers for the next twelve
months Tom Jones and Bernard
Clark, both of the College of Ag-
ricultire, as president and vice-
president respectively.

Jones has served as president
since January, during which period
CLO has almost quadrupled its
membership. Plans are being
made for expansion into a fourth
building owned by the organiza-
tion in the fall term, and applica-
tions for that semester have al-
ready started coming in.
r Students interested in the co-




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The Department of Speech


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A Three-Act Comedy
APRIL 1, 2, 3
P. K. Yonge Auditorium
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Box office open from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Students free upon presentation of fee receipts.


It is not for reasons of selfishness that the Dixie Party opposes the second amendment to be voted
on today.
It is to uphold a basic American right to choose one's representative voices in government.
At the University of Georgia, freedom has been give up to so many faculty boards that the stu-
dents, in disgust, voted to abolish student government t this week.
Are we incapable of examining qualifications for ourselves?
The Gotor Party proposes to turn over to a board chosen by political means the selection of your
editors and business managers of the SEMINOLE, ORANGE PEEL, and "F" BOOK.
Whether one or'one hundred persons seeking these offices is immaterial. If we keep turning over our
voting privileges we will return the franchise to the fa culty and administration.
Free publications are the key to free stiudeht g government.

Vote To Return The Old Constitution


Vote Against Destroying Your Voting

Rights In Publications



Sport C

P.LP. L.A.C,

Win Opening

Elimination Tilts

With play finished through the
brackets and the four winners
of the brackets now in a round
robin double elimination series
the Intramural second semester
basketball tournament is well on
its Way to being completed. The
four teams now in the running
are Delta Tau Delta, Phi Delta
Theta, Inter-American Club, and
Pi Lambda Phi.
In the first game of the double
elimination series the Pi Lams
won over the DTD 28-17 after the
DTD had grabbed an early lead.
Pearlman was the star for the
winners as he bagged nine points:
he was followed by Suberman With
six and Fleet and Leider with
four each. For the losers Rey-
nolds sunk two baskets and a
foul for five points. The Pi
Lanis held a 14-9 lead at the half.
In the second game of the
night the powerful Inter-Amer-
ican Club five romped to a de-
cisive 48-28 win over the Phi
Delts in a rough and tumble
game which kept the fans at
their feet all the way.
For the Winners Cruz topped
the scorers With 19 points with
Mikell with nine followed. The
losers held a 10-7 lead at the end
of the first period and at the
half the score stood 21-19 with
the IAC in the lead. In the
third period the Winners starting
hitting the basket with uncanny
skill as hey rang up a 34--24 lead
at the end of the third quarter.
In the fourth period they coasted
to the easy win.
The winners of these two
gaifins Will play antd the Ilosers
Will meet. When one team
loses two games they Will be
eliminated and the winner will
be cr'whted When all three teams
have dropped two contests.

Key Organization

Accepting Bids

Applications for membership in
Florida Blue Key should be sub-
mitted at the Florida Union desk
on or before April 16, President
1'ixon Butt announced yesterday.
To be considered for member-
ship in the organiaztion, the can-
didate must comply with the fol-
lowing requirements:
1. Be a regular undergraduate
student of the University.
2. Have completed 'five semes-
ters of college work, of which at
least three regular semesters have
been at the University of Florida.
Summer school terms are not
3. Participated in at least three
fields of extra-curricular activity
at the University of Florida and
distinguished himself in one of
these fields.
4. Have at least a 2.00 scholas-
tic average and have passed at
least 75 hours of college work ac-
cepted by the Registrar of the
University of Florida.

There has been so much sweat-
ing over posy-planting around the
Kappa Sig house the question has
arisen as to whether it's a social
organiaztion or a course in land-
As a result of recent elections

operative venture are advised to
contact Jones or one of the other
members soon for information
concerning residence during the
summer and fall terms.

Honest-I promise I'll never
in the cafeteria

Kitchen Party

Scheme Helps

Meal Planning

The second meeting of the Red
Cross "Kitchen Party" was held
at the home of Prof. and Mrs.
John MacLachlan, 2122 Broome
Street, March 21, under the di-
rection of Miss Loyette Webb,
Red Cross nutrition field repres-
entative, office, Atlanta, Ga.
Part of the Red Cross nutrition
service is to help housewives plan
and prepare balance meals. Flavet
Village is the first in the county
to enjoy this service.
This work is planned around
kitchen parties so that the,
wives can have fun while learn-
ing. Five wives from Flavet
Village are chosen each werek
to learn and pass on the latest
recipes of the month. Each
of the five girls will pass on
what they have learned to five
neighbors, and they in turn vea,
give the recipes to their friends.
In this way, the recipes can
be handed to any number of
housewives who wish to keep
up with better food nutrition.
This plan os based on the theory
that housewives do not have Lime
to look for the latest in culinary
arts, so the Red Cross takes over
the job and passes the recipes on
to the wives at kitchen parties.
The unit of three lessons begIn
on February 23. This week's
theme and discussion was on "Sav-
ing Fats." Next month the dis-
cussion will turn to "Meat is
Scarce and Expensive."
"No home is complete with-
out the proper food, and know-
ledge of preparing it," said Mrs.
Webb. "The purpose of the
Red Cross is to help cure the
nation's ills, and the nutrition
is one of the ills. This is one
example of how the Red Cross
i' %arr\in- .in, and though this
unrk i.. ,iri mental, the pati-
to.rn % .% ili-,,I.,lp here will be
Lu-,- I lr.*In h.nil the country'."
Pit, mr,, Mi M' -. MacLachland
li. 'I .; :.,.* 1' interest in vet-
jn-' v'.,,.,:-. -,,,i their home will
,'" n,ti rin ll n I th,.- ..',,-h i .of,"ac-
I! .1- ,., h i the Red Cross
wishes to use it. Thoe who met
with Mr. MacLachland this week
were: Mrs- H. B. Crosby, Mrs..
Roscoe Luke, Jr., and Mrs. Junius
C Kursey. Absent members
w>re, Mrs. R. Gilbert, and Mrs.
M. A. Schmartz.

in the chapter Dick Wyke is the
new vice-president, Hugo Miller,
Gator football team captain, is
now pledge-master, and Ed Par-
tridge has taken over the duties
of treasurer.


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St. Ae

R& e o I;

iiWi Dmwn Presi
As Newman Club Atab
ing on '1
Admits Women woheo
The Newman Club at a recent reorganize
meeting in Crane Hall broke a formed.
time honored tradition by admit- of St. Ar
ting seven .wives of veterans and spoke on t
former students to membership in hood, its
the organization. Heretofore only parish an.
one woman had been honored with the organ
membership- Mrs. J. W. McCol- Bi'otherho,
lum, who holds an honorary life Ret. Mr.
membership for notable services Chapel of
rendered. Mrs. McCollum was re- liHed proj
.cently decorated by Pope Pius plete the
XII. This o01
The women honored were 6f youni
. Anna Downey, Mary Boltin, who are
Sophie Doblglass, 3Micli'-N Do- of the
byns, Helen Medlin, Mary John- wish to
son, and Josephine Lawler. petuation
Rev. Father J. P. O'Mahoney, of Tamp;
spiritual adviser to the Catholic Inan and
students on the campus and a a,' secre
graduate of the college of law, Those n
spoke on the religious purposes of chapter a
the organization. phael Benc
-Officers of the organization are Marion F.
G e o r go Kowkabany, president; der Hulse,
George Moss, treasurer; and Joe Buchanan,
McLaughlin, secretary. Knox, Ju
Elliot, Bil
land, and
Stanley Asks

Student Senate

For Amendment
"Dutch" Stanley, director of
athletics for the University, today
proposed an amendment to the
allocations clauses of the consti-
tution of the student body to I
permit needed expansion of the
intramurals program in the fall.
Present laws limit expenditures
to $200, and salaries to $1,100.
This ruling tooK effect at a time
that the University had, 3,000
students as a fairly consistent
However, Stanley does not con-
sider this amount sufficient to ful-
fill the needs of the department
in September, due to the expected
enrollinent 'of 4,800 students,
The present. law [ ''. I', for
two separate student f--_ to be
paid by each student at the Fi'.
of i -.._-;H,i ,i [s 'r ,f the
total student activity fees. This I
was set at nine dollars for inter-
collegiate athletics and one dol-
lar for intramurals.
With three leagues, the frater-
nity, the independent, and the dor-
mitory, scheduled to enter the
various contests in the fall term,
Stanley ha suggested to the stu-
dent senate officers an amend-
ment which would combine the
two fees into one and state "at
least one dollar shall be applied
towards intramurals." This "at pL
least" wording would allow for nP C
a greater investment in intra-
murals if need should arise.

The Floridians Are Available


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basketball into the final
d Spring setting in, the
he intramural department
rned to tennis and track,
two sports in line for com-
s singles will start on
at 5 p. in; and track
art on Tuesuay at 5.
'these events are open
udenits of the University,
ngle man may enter
r track by just entei--
natie at the iintarmnural
before Monday.
ng the tennis and track
11 be softball, which will
dnd the middle of April.
he time for all you soft-
ers to start getting that
in shape and to swing
is the order and time of
) yd. high hurdles, run-
id jumip, shot put; 5:15,
dash; 5:30, 880 yd. run,
ip, discus throw;. 5:45,
iw hurdles; 6:00, 220 yd.
5, 880 yd. relay.

drew Society

anizes Under

lenl tordam
uffet supper and meet-
Thursday, March 21 in
copal parish house, the
od of St. Andrew was
*d and a new chapter
Mr. Morton 0. Nace
drew's Parish, Tampa,
the history of the bother-
place in the life of thec
d instructed the men in
izatioh and work bf the
od of St. Andrew. The
Ashley, chaplain of the
f the Incarnation, out-
ects for the mein to com-
organization is made up
g men oil the campus
interested in the work
Episcopal Church and
contribute to its per-
. W. T. Corain, Jr.,
a, was appointed chair-
W. M. Gathright, Tam-
nen comprising the new
are Ben I. Powell. Ra-
chner, Charles H. Burke,
Hatcher, Kenneth Van-
James S. Garrett, Hollis
Wells Folsom, Rober'
stus 0. Mainer, Leroy
I Barnes, Thomas Hol-
Joseph Cushman.

A wild pitch in the last half of
the ninth inning with two min but
allowed Tommy Vangales to
scamper across the plat with the
deciding run aS the University of
Florida won a 3-2 baseball game
from the Navy team of Green
Cove -[',,,* -
All five of the runs scored in
the game were packed, into the
thrill-studded and fateful ''.nri
inning that saw the Gators tally
three times after falling apart ini
the top half of the inning to do-
nate the Navy tWo scores.
Florida's itid '-ii( lihei-.r and
Jiggs Westergaid of the Navy
had tied ul in a tight pilb-hiiig
duel for eight ifinrng, in Which
each hurler had allowed but two
hits before the storm broke ihl,'
the ninth and broughtt there gairh
to its dramatic close.
Their Sailors coupled two base,
hits with four Gator errors ib the
first half of the last stanza to;
score two runs arid apparentlyy
sew up the game.
After Amsler hit a long drive
to left center that was gathered
in by Milt Sloan, Gator left gar-
dener, Carter hil to Brady an'd the
Florida third sacker threw wildly
to first allowing the runner to ad-
vance to second. Lapides then
bunted a base hit down the6third
base line and Carter scored when
Manchester also tossed one past
the first baseman.
Felske theh -.,t i.-... Lapides
holding second but advancing to
third a minute later when Testa,
Gator receiver, made a bad throw
to second in an attempt to pick
hTim off.
Lapides was out at the plate
When he attempted to score on
Shahzade's grounder to third )'ut
Felske scored the second run When
Bravo dropped McCann's easy fly
to right.
The Saurians' runs Were ,i -.i
in just as. unorthodox a manner
as the visitors'.
Manchester led off and drew a
base on balls, the first walk is-
sued by Westergard. Bravo
struck out and when Knellenger
foit'ced Manichester at second ihe
0d IlII I Il

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fans began headiiig for the ex-
i Milt Sloan brough them back
by dropping a Texas Leaguer in
sh6fit center field for a base hit.
iangalv diiipliral-ed Sloan's
effort and the first Gator run
4 ro.-ed thb plate, with Sloan
taking third and. Vangales see-
otd on ithe throw-in.
I Coach Sam McAllister then
seh6t Sklodowski in to hit for Bra-
vo and Wilds replaced Westergard
on th' nr.:.riini for the Navy. Wilds'
one toss was a wild -pitch that al-
,,..v.,jte tying run to score and
he' was '*epl'-_..1 by Buffington.
Tfhe hew .':,mi.n then walked the
inch hitter. Jerry Rosen, the
next hitter, also drew a walk but
the t."i Iit i Il to' him was anoth-
.er '., i.l pi l..h which let in the de-
cid iiinL i.
Mai4nchster in earning his first
win of the season allowed only
four hits,,two of them by Lapides,
and fanned seven of the invaders.
Vangales collected two of the
GCtors' fbur blows off of Wester-
The Navy pitcher retired the
first 12 Florida batters that faced
him and had been in no difficul-
ties before the final frame.

Cubans Cantel Swim
Meet With Gafors
Coach naNmIond (Bear) Wolf
has 'ahnfounced that the Unlver-
sity of Florida switnriiiug team's
only meet of'the seas'ont, sched-
iiled with the Universilty of Ha-
vana teai S~atilrday afternoon,
was cancelled by the ulibans.
The Gators, enteriilg the
s'winnming scene this pear aft-
er three years' curtailment,
were able to schedule only the
'one meet.

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Success was al

most certain


One of the oldest institutions at
'RUF is the twice daily Sheriff &
Police Reports broadcast at 9 a. m
and 5 p. m. According to police
records these reports have nro-

When three of last year's academy duced some astonishing results,
IS -'-'--' , award winners (Ingrid Berman. but none quite so amazing as a re-
'iHOI)IST .... Bing Crosby, and producer Leo cent occurrence. A I,!.olcni car was'
News from the Wesley Foun- McCarey) combined to make "The reported for three days to no avail.
aBells of St. Mary's," a Rainbow And then one bright day it was lo-
Sproduction released through RKO, cated sitting smack dab in
The State Spring Conference ofas a sequel to the picture vote front of the station, where it had
the Methodist students in Florida the best of 1945, "Going My Way." been parked all the time.
\will be held at the Wesley oun- It will show today through Mon- BROADCASTING magazine re-i

nation the' weekend of April 5-7.
The conference will be conducted
pri cipally1 by several nationally
prominent Methodist leaders, who
will lead seminars and make
speeches in accordance with the
colnfrelnce themes ; "Upward Still
and Onward." University of
Florida studIent Pat Cleveland,
wlio is state student president,
hlais been tin charge of planning
for the conference. An outline
onfrf'ence activities may bel
s itn on the bulletin board at the
\Vesley Foun idation.
Rev. C('. L. Spottswnood, who
has t-rll in an Atlanta Hospital,
for a back operation, has re-
turned to the Foundation minus
the operation because of medi-
cal uidvice. Rev. "Spolty" will
takl thiings fairly easy unlil he
las recuperated.
On the recreational side of the
ledger, the foundation has formed
a volley ball team which has been
ucompetin-g with the Presbyterian
1tejIm aind has been trying to sched-
ilt' games with ithe Baptist group.'
The Foundation team will try
i nivenge an earlier loss to the
IP'e.sbyltriants this afternoon at
five o'clock.
Chapel of the Tncarnation, Rev.
Morgan Ashley, chaplinn.
Sunday, 9 a. m., Holy Com-
munion. 11 a. m., morning prayer
and sermon. 6 p. m., vespers"in
chapel will be followed by a for-
um in Weed Hall. 7:15 a. m.,
Holy Conmmunion is held every
day Monday through Friday.
Compline takes place at 10:15
p. m. Monday through Friday as
well. Tuesday an instruction
'lass is lhld at 5 p. m.I
A special Ridgecrest program
will be presented during the open-
ing assembly of Sunday Schos'
this week. The Gator Bible Class
will meet immediately after this
-,progrvam. Ray- Koonce is..-teacher.,
The opening assembly is at 9:45
p. m.
Morning worship begins at 11
p. m. The. student Training Union
will meet tat 6:30 p. m. Evening'
worship is at 7:30 .p. m. All the
young people of the church will
meet downs', _J after the eve-
ning worship for an hour of fun
and fellowship.
Jim Bilderbeck will be the
speaker at the Prayer Service next
Wednesday 'evening. This service
begins at 7 o'clock.

day. ports a bcau'y. A cont st nt on a
Both Crosby and Bergman were quiz show v.as asked in whalbot ok
top contenders this year for she would always find "pleasure."
awards for their work in "The The right ":nsw r, "dictionary"-
Bells of St. Mary's." With three her answer, "Forever Ambi.r"
top-notch films currently being rograo knows n-'p
shown, in which she stars, "The program Pin-'ps
Bells," "Saratoga Trunk," and FRIDAY: Mutual's PASPI'ORT
"Spellbound" and with anotiir, TO 110RMANCE at 8 pm, with Mit-
"Notorious,' soon to be related, zi Green and Larry Erooks, sets a
Ingrid Bergman is at present the story to music. Admiral Nimitz
most prolific of Hollywood's im- will speak at 10:15 pom on a pro-
ortant actresses. granm commllemorating (the separa-
lion of the two-imillio th sailor
IHumnor Unites some guys don't know when
they're well-off.
As the newly appointed pastor SATURDAY: You can caLch up
of St Mary's paroc(hial school, on your rural rhythm today al.
Father O'Malley's, Bing Crosby, 11:30 am for MAN ON THE
ideas of educating the young do FARM and more from 1 pm til 2 on
not. always coincide with those OPRY HOUSE MATINEE. Eve-
of the nuns under Sister Benedict, lyn Novotna, 20-year-old soprano.
the Sister Superior, played by debuts in the operetta "Sari," on
Miss Bergman, but a saving sense CHICAGO THEATRE OF THE
of humor on both sides unites AIR at 10 pm.
them in their spiritual labors on SUNDAY: Mystery from Mu-
behalf of humanity. tual with MURDER IS MY HOB-
When the school's very exis- BY at 4 pum. TRUE DETECTIVE
tence is threatened by a wealthy at 4:30 pm and THE SHADOW at
and eyni(al land-grabber, Father 5 pm. WRUF's CATHEDRAL OF
O'Malley and his nuns gang up THE AIR starts again at 6:30 pm
on him and accomplish the most with Dan Valentine as narrator
surprising results, and Elizabeth Burnham organist.
The supporting cast is headed MONDAY: HENRY J1. TAY-
by Henry Travers as the wealthy LOR, Mutual commentator at a
cynic, Joan Carroll as a neglected new time of 7:30 pm. SPOTLIGIHT
girl who finds hope for a new life BANDS features three bands only
at St. Mary's, William Gargan as each week,,Monday it's Lombardo,
her father, Martha Sleeper as her Wednesday, (Cgat and Friday,
mother, Ruth Donelly as Sister James, 9:30 pr. Mutual's FIGHT
mother, Ruth Donelly as Sister OF THE WEEK at 10:15 pm with
Benedict's companion, Rhys Wil- e Maxem Wl,
s, D e T r a n, I .a Joe Maxem vs. WValkcr.
ans, Dickie Tylor and Unai TIMELY: AMERICAN FOR-
O'Connor. TM OF THE AIR, discusses a
Flyers Are Smuggled timely top)ie "Should We Con--
tinuie The OPA? ?" at 9:301 p|i.
Taken from the book by Etti THri FALCON at 11:30 pm puts
Shiber, "Paris-Underground" is you in the mood for a good
the story of an American woman night's sleep.
and her British friend trapped WEDNESDAY: Mutual corn-
in the sudden occupation of Paris mentator CECIL BROWN at ai
by the Germans. Constance new time, 7:30 p.m. SAMPLE
Bennett and Gracie Fields co-star SESSION at 9:15 pm with a quick
as Kitty de Mornay and Emmyline look at the new discs received by
Quayle. Produced by Constance 'RUF. Tommy -Dorsey's show
Bennett, the film is a United Ar- ENDORSED BY DORSEY at 10
tists release, playing Tuesday prom.
D" azed by the uiexpected com- PLAYHOUSE' presents another
ing of the Germans, Kitty and original play at 8 pm. Dick Powell
Emmy accidentally discover 'a does a clever job on ROGUE'S
young British flyer and decide to GALLERY at 8:30 pm. SWINGIN'
smuggle him across the border ON A STAR local show at 9:15
to unoccupied France. One Brit- pm. Dramatization of stories from
ish flyer leads to another and the Newsweek from Mutual at 10 pmu
two women soon find themselves on YOU MAKE THE NEWS.
matching wits' with the Gernma.
Gestapo, engineering the escape HELP WANTED
of hundreds of British flyers and
and risking their own lives. BICYCLE MECHANIC
Stage Show Accompanies
"Smooth As Silk," a% Universal Across From Dorms
crime movie, will play Wednes-
dayv onlv and will he accompanied

The second of a seriesof stu- by "Atomic Scandals, a stage
dent- conducted services will be show. Virgina Grey stars in
held this Friday night, March 29th, the picutre, playing a self-centered
at 7 p. m. in Room 305, Fla. Un- actress who jilts Kent Taylor,
ion. Father Jeremiah O'Mahoney a prominent attorney who was
of Crane. Hall, will address the unable to obtain a part for her
i.... on "The Need for in a new play. She later receives
TI .. ,-,.. All students of the the part from the producer, play-
Jewish faith are invited to at- ed by John Litel, and this creates
tend., T~hese services are being strained relations between Taylor'
sponsored by the B'nai B'rith Hil- and Litel.
lel Foundation on this campus. The stage show "Atomic Scan-
dals" will have three preforman-
ces at the Florida, 2:45, 7:00, and
d 9:30. It proposes to feature:
Soda Fountain Dr. Weird's Chamber of Horrors
CarriesOu et -zombies-headless men-the liv-
?BCarries Out Vet ing dead who appear in the midst
e --S &of the audience-Dolores, the
Recommendation transparent woman-women that
diminish in size-1001 "Believe it
Fr:...._ its willingness to work or not miracles"'-music-magic-
in (i.-' cooperation with the ian Darrell-a troupe of 30 people.

student liody, the Florida Union
soda shop had last week carried
out two recommendations of the
Gator Veterans "cafeteria commit-
tee" only a few hours after their
The establishment opened the
morning after appearance of the
.suggestions in the Alligator at
7:15 a. mi., instead of at 7:30
a. m. as heretofore.
In addition, eggs were served
the next day over the counter,
another recommendation of the
. Miss Lorina Smith, manager ol
the soda shop, said that the inly
way she could judge the wants of
her student customers was by their
direct, request, and that she was
very happy to carry out their sug-
gestions to as great an extent
as lay within her authority.
Abked by a reporter her method
of fixing the counter price of such
items as the newly-instituted
eggs, Miss Smith said, "We try
to set a price that won't have to
be changed from time to time
because of a shifting market.
You rIeIemtber that even during
the most severe days of the nmeat
and egg shortage we were sell-
ing meat and egg sandwiches at
the same price at which they're
now set. And if the price of
eggs were to go up to ninety
cents again our price wouldn't

Durbin Aspires To Be An Actress
Co-starring with Deanna Dur-
bin in "Because of Him" is Char-
les Laughton and Franchot Tone.
The supporting cast includes Stan-
ley Ridges, Donald Meek, and Hel-
en Broderick. Playing dates are
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
In the story, Deanna portrays
a waitress who aspires to be-
come a stage actress. Laugh-
toni is a famous footlight ham
and Tone is a wolfishl play-
Waitress Durbin gets a lead in
a play by obtaining Laughton's
autograph on a sheet of paper,
on the top of which she has writ-
ten a letter recommending her
dramatic talent. Deanna sings
three numbers: "Lover," by Rad-
gers and Hart, Tosti's "Good,-
bye," and "Danny Boy."


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Barnes Sues Railway;

Trial Dale Not Set

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Have you always wanted to sit
in on the trial of a case in the
court room? If so, here's your
chance to see a case tried under
the surveillance of a bona fide of-
ficial of our courts.
Mary Smith Barnes has filed a
damage suit for $25,000 against
the Florida Railway Corporation,
alleging personal injuries result-
:nrp from the negligence of the
Railway, and the trial of the case
will be held on the campus in the
practice court room of the law
building at a date soon to be set
by the court.
Attorneys for each party have
agreed to try the case in the law
practice court room; so witnesses
will appear, the jury will listen,
and the case will be concluded
all in one evening in the near fu-
Presentation of the case w:ll be
sponsored by the local chapter of
Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity
as one of their main activities of
the semester.
When the clerk of the court has
set the date for trial, announce-
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torneys for the plaintiff, Guy Mc-
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Representing the defendant
Railway company as counsel will
Le the firm of Jack Harvard, Rob-
ert Hewitt, and Fred Kiehle.
The court is located on the sec-
ond floor of the University Law
building. Spectators, both stu-
dents and the general public are
welcome to view the proceeding of
the case. "
President Clarence Thacker of
PAD said, in inviting spectators,
"We hope that this mock trial will
prove to be both instructional and
interesting, both to law students
and other students, and to the gen-
eral public."

Murphree Sets
Sunday Concert
The program of concertos by
Tschaikowski and Gershwin, to
be given by Claude Murphree, pi-
anist, and Mrs. Selden Waldo, or-
ganist, at the University Auditor-
ium, which was announced for
earlier this month and later post-
poned, will be presented Sunday,
March 31, at 4 p. m.
Mr. Murphree will play the pi-
ano solo part of both works, and
Mrs. Waldo the orchestra part at
the organ.
All students and friends are cor-
dially invited to attend.
Veterans' Wives
Meet In Union
"Billy Matthews opened the
first meeting of the veterans
wives of the University of Florida
Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 in
the Florida Union.
In the business meeting, plans
for a nursery for the children
of the wives and' other future
activities were discussed. So-
cial functions of the group will
include book reviews, music con-
certs, parties at camp Wauburg,
teas and'a variety of other func-
tions of interest.
I The next meeting will be held
April 3, at 2:30 p. m. in the Flor-
ida lUnion. All wives of Veter-
ans are urged to attend.
Tryouts for, cheerleaders will
be held every Tuesday and
Thursday nights in the new gym.
No experience is necessary, and
choice of finalist will be made
on the basis of merit alone.

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