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Title: The Florida alligator
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Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: September 26, 1947
Publication Date: 1912-1973
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 24, 1912)-v. 65, no. 74 (Jan. 31, 1973).
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Student Government

To Face Busy Year

In Campus Activities

Proud Tradition

Remains Active

By Jim Bowe
Florida's proudly c h e r-
ished tradition of almost
complete self government
faces its greatest test this
year. Whether it has strength
enough, whether it is elastic
enough, whether it is capable of
handling the sudden, huge influx
of new students will all be decid- j
ed within these few coming
months, John Crews, president, in
dictated this week.
With campus elections slated for a \, i i L
October 9 and a seemingly higher ,'. "
pitch of interest than ever before, d L -5yit"
these new students will be
slammed in the face with some-
thing heretofore not very closely
related to them-student politics JOHN CREWS
and the two-party system upon
which the entire government is
This government, the main- resident Crews
spring of which is the Executive
the student body, has long been U
a leader among student govern- s Plans
ments on campuses all over the.
The Executive Council and its r Am
heads, the president, vice presi- r O i 0 ing ear
dent and secretary-treasurer, have
a cabinet of eight men to assist
them in their duties. These are Will Strive To
the secretaries of interior, finance,
organizations, labor, veterans' af- Put Laundry
fairs, public relations, religion, and On Campus
social affairs. The first meeting
of each year is usually devoted. to
approving or disapproving the
president's nominations to these Through the years the 1. of F.
posts. At press time this paper has had many outstanding mem-
was unable to obtain results of bers of the student body. Among
this. meeting which was held last these students will be .ohn Crews,
night. student body president. Lhst
Politics and the party system spring hle was elected to this office
are the backbone of this student in one of the moAt outstanding po-
government. Campaign posters in I litical campaigns this campus has
some of the classrooms still give, ever sewei
evidence of the hard-fought polite. hn is a careful dresser, seldom
ical contest of last spring in,.1 een without his bow tie, one of
which the present government w' his main characteristics of dress.
placed in office. This election 'as His personal movements are
practically swept by the long-es- quickly performed, especially his
tablished Gator party, wb,n ac- smoking. rWhen smoking a ciga-
cording to last year's rhai'man, rette he quickly grasps it between
Bill Byrd, took 52 out 'of the 68 his fingers, shoves it in his mouth,
offices up for election. Their op- and then literally blasts the smoke
ponents, the Dixie said Florida out. Although he does things rap-
parties. and in some cases, a co- idly,' he employs diplomacy and
bination of the two. won the re- tact conscientiously.
ineiedr This prexy is a fie exaeipie of;
This ye-ir, however, the two de- a Florida man. Even before hem
fated pariesd are. formally corn- came to Florida inhis junior year,
biled inh the name of the new All he had become somewhat of a man
Student s party wlich promises to about campus. At Freed-Harde-
give the Gators s4me stiff compe- man College in Henderson, Tenn.,
tition. Bitterly debated campaign he was president of his freshman
issues, radical promises and the and sophomore classes. Here at
antagonism of frd ternity blocs will Florida, he has further distin-
highlight the a ity of both par- guished himself in campus affairs,
ties during the ,coming year. particularly those of a political
Because of -s great strides in nature. At present he is president
the direction educating this of the student body, a member of
country's fut -e voters, leaders of Blue Key, general chairman of the
both parties expect all students to Committee of 67, and a member
take an actie interest in campus of the Seminole Hall of Fame. In
political de elopmrents and the addition to these posts he was sec-
elections October 9 retary of veteran affairs, served
on the student cabinet all last
year, and was chancellor of the,
Yeats Proposes honor court during the summer
session of 1946-47. And still fur-
Change Of W words their, he was president of the De-
| batters' Club last year, after being
In Alm a M after on the championship debateteam
rof 1945 which was the Southern
Among matters taken up by the tournament and the South Atlan-
Executive Council 'last night in tic tournament. This team was
its initial session of the fall term one of the top five in the nation.
was the proposal by Milton Yeats, This should be a progressive
author of the Alma Mater, to in- year with John as the student
clude the girls in the words of the body president as he has many
school song. plans for this semester. As proof
The proposal was forwarded by of this, here are some of the plans
Myron Gibbons,- '47, to John he set forth as possible in the
Crews, president of the student coming semester.
body, and Crews referred it to the Perhaps of the most interest to
Executive Council. the boys in the Air Base and in
The changes are as follows: the temporary dorms is the fact
From "All they loyal sons to- that he plans to submit to the Ex-
get-her" to "Every loyal sov and ecutive Council a resolution which
daughter," in the third line of the states the necessity of more hous-
first verse. In the second Verse, ing on the campus and asks the
seventh and eighth lines, from "To council to request the president of
guide and keep us everyone to thy the University to initiate steps to
a loyal son," to "To guide us by provide such housing.
the shining light of honor, truth He is proposing a new laundry
and right." Continued On Page ELEVEN

For the past three weeks, Dr.
John J. Tigert, third president of
the University of Florida, has
been a man of leisure.
I After 19 years as head of Flor-
ida's leading university,. Dr. Ti-
gert laid down his presidential
mallet, replaced it with a golf
club and retired.
Leaving his office for the last
time Dr. Tigert said he had no im-
mediate plans except to "rest,
play some golf, and write."
One hour before his retirement
at high noon, a group of deans,
administrative heads and faculty
members gathered in Dr. Tigert's
office and presented him with a
silver punch bowl set and a bound
'olume of testimonial letters
from leading educators through-
out the nation.
In addition to these gifts Dr.
Tigert received a complete desk
set from the Inter-Fraternity
Conference, a new set of golf
clubs from the Athletic depart-
rment, and, from the City of
Gainesville, a certificate for a
flew car'.
Di. Tigert, explaining Lhat he
would not be in a position to an-
lounce his plans until after the
first of the year, expressed hope
that eventually he would be able
to complete a biography of his
grandfather, a pioneer religious

leader and a bishop in the Meth-
odist Church. There was also
mention of a trip to Europe later
in the year.
Meanwhile the Tigerts are mak-
ing their home at 315 E. Boule-
vard in Gainesville. The new home
was recently purchased by Dr. Ti-

Tropical Storm

Leaves Mark On

Florida Campus

Fallen Trees And
High Water Cause

(Pictures On Page 3)
By Ted Shurtleff
While most of the Univer-
sity's population was eating
supper Tuesday, a tropical
storm, with winds of from
40 to 50 miles per hour, swung up
through Gainesville from the Gulf
coast and caused minor damages
in the campus area.
Flavet III, in the center of the
wooded section of the campus, was
worst hit by the storm which was
at its height between 7 and 8 p.m.
Huge oaks falling within a few
feet of the apartments prompted
University authorities to evacuate
the village.
Two cars were crushed by the
trees in Flavet III. One was a
1946 Ford coupe belonging to
Lindsay Holland, son of U. S. Sen-
ator Spessard L. Holland.
The Air Base was emptied of its
occupants when high water and
fallen wires made living there
hazardous. In spots around the
base the water was waist deep.
Married couples and their chil-
dren were brought to Florida
Union building, where they stayed
till almost midnight. With over
100 babies who remained hungry,
storm or no storm, the University
was presented with a feeding prob-
lem. But formulas were prepared
and bottles were heated in the
building and there was little con-
fusion. Older children had a field
day watching photographers' flash
bulbs explode.
'Single men from the Air Base
were brought to the library. Many
stretched out on the tables and
floor of the upstairs and slept. .
Only casualty of the gale was a
dog which was electrocuted at
Flavet III by a live wire. Harold
Continued On Paz'e THREE

Fighting G

Takes The


80 Men

fator Band

Field At


In Band;
r Delayed

Prof. DeWitt Brown, band di-
rector,, expects to field the best
Fighting Gator Band since the
war at the Florida-Mississippi
game Saturday night in Jackson-
ville. There are 80 men in the
band, 50 percent of whom are new
men who were outstanding players
in their high school bands.
Due to bad weather this week
the band has been unable to prac-
tice drilling as much as was antic-
ipated, but the band will turn out
in top-notch shape for the game
Saturday night.
The Fighting Gator Band will
play at all games played in the
state this season. Director Brown
expects to take the band to at
least one out-of-state game, prob-
ably the Tulane game in New Or-
The band will soon start re-
hearsing for concerts to be played
on campus this coming spring se-

On The Inside
Seminole ............. Page 2
Girls Dorm ........... Page 21
Homecoming .......... Page 3
Dance Tonight ........ Page 4
Sororities ............ Page 4
Traditions ............ Page 7
Fight for Coeducation .. Page 7
Know Your Campus ... Page 7
Sports ............... Page 8
Summer Summary .... Page 11
Editorials ............ Page 12

Dr. Tigert's 40 years of service
began in the public schools of
Nashville, Tenn., carrying him
via the ,Rhodes scholar route, to
United States commissioner of ed-
ucation and the presidency of the
University of Florida.
At Vanderbilt University, dur-
ing his under-graduate days, Dr.
Tigert was an All-Southern half-
back. He later served as president
of the Southeastern Conference
and coach and athletic director at
the University of Kentucky. He
is presently serving his third term
as president of the Southeastern
Throughout his life in the field
of higher education Dr. Tigert
has amassed innumerable academ-
ic and honorary degrees and has
served as educator in many uni-
versities and colleges throughout
the nation.
Since his retirement Dr. Tigert
has received many business and
educational offers. He stated, "I,
haven't made up my mind on any
of them but I expect to start a
sifting process soon."
Meanwhile Dr. Tigert will enjoy
life-playing golf, making a new
home, and resting after his years
as a great scholar, athlete, and

Pres. Miller To

Assume Duties

October 1st

New President Has Wide
Experience In

President-Elect J. Hillis Miller
will assume his duties as fourth
president of the University of
Florida the first of October.
Dr. Miller, 47 years old, mar-
ried, the father of two sons, a na-
tive of Front Royal, Virginia, and
the author of recently published
books, will bring to his new posi-
tion thorough educational train-
ing and a rich educational back-
He received his preparatory
school work at Randolph-Macon
Academy, Virginia. He attended
the University of Richmond for
his undergraduate work and re-
ceived a master of arts degree
from the University of Virginia in
After teaching psychology at
William and Mary College, Dr.
Miller attended Columbia Uni-
versity, where he was awarded his
Ph. D. degree in 1933. In 1935 he
wa.s elected president of Keuka
College in Keuka Park, N. Y.-
from which post he was appointed
associate commissioner by the
Board of Regents of New York
State in 1941.
Dr. Miller holds the honorary
degrees of Lit. D. and LL., D.,
and is a member of Phi Beta Kap-
pa. He is also a member of,.Owi-
cron Delta. Kappa.. Tau Kappa
Alpha,- Pi GaI-nma Mau, and, the
Sigma Phi Epsilon social frater-
"President-Elect Miller's recent
administrative experiences have
qualified him for appointment by
the Board of Control," said Chair-
man Thomas Gurney. As associate
commissioner of education in New
York State, Miller had general
supervision over eleven state
teachers' colleges, the state col-
lege of agriculture, home eco-
nomics, veterinary, medicine, cer-
amics, forestry, experiment sta-
tions, and the New York State
Maritime Academy. Courses of
study in over 700 colleges and uni-
versities in this country and
abroad were registered by offi-
cials under Dr. Miller's supervi-
In a statement issued by Mill-
er upon his appointment, he said,
"It is my considered judgment
that the State of Florida offers
one of the greatest challenges in
the field of higher education in
the United States. I have accept-
ed the presidency of the Univer-
sity of Florida with that chal-
lenge clearly in my mind."
Dr. Miller will succeed Dr.
John J TJ -- _-

8500 Students

Change Campus

Into Boom Town

Largest Enrollment
In History Hits

Over 8,500 students have chang-
ed the quiet pre-war campus of
the University of Florida into a
teeming "Boom Town."
Incomplete tabulation of regis-
tration by R. S. Johnson, regis-
trar of the University, places
present enrollment at approxi-
mately 8,500, with a final count of
9,000 expected.
Tropical storms, construction
work and crowded conditions have
given the school a "mining town"
appearance as the 1947-48 session
gets under way.
Johnson reports that veterans
compose 50-60 percent of the en-
rollment and the newly-admitted
co-eds number over 500.
.Meeting class schedules in re-
buildings, the present student
body lays easy claim to being the
largest in the history of the
Housing for the students has
been one of the most difficult
tasks of the University.
Flavet Villages, Tranervets,
temporary dorms and private
homes have received the majority
of the students with the perma-
nent dormitories of the University
providing for the remainder.

Journalistic Group

Plans Grid Banquet

For Georgia Game

First Affair Since

Plans are being pushed by Sig-
ma Delta Chi, national profession-
al journalistic fraternity, for their
annual Gridiron Banquet which
will be held in Jacksonville the
night of the Florida-Georgia game
November 8 at the Seminole Ho-
The Gridiron Banquet has be-
come an annual affair presented
by Sigma Delta Chi because of the
demand of newspapermen in the
state. for, ucb an occasion in 1938.
The Florida chapter was not ac-
tive during the war, but was re-
activated last year by Walter
Crews, who graduated this past
Plans for the banquet were out-
lined at regularly scheduled meet-
ings during the past semester, and
committees were appointed to ar-
range the program and handle
publicity. Committee chairmen
appointed for carrying out the
Gridiron Banquet program are:
Over-all chairman, Travis 0.
Messer; skit committee, Richard
L. 'Crago, assisted by John Sever;
program and invitation printing,
Garth S. Germond; invitations, Jo-
seph J. Seykora; publicity, Pen

Florida's Glee Club

Preparing For Many

Trips This Semester
By Jack Bryan

. sger, wno served for 1.9 "Florida's Ambassadors of Good
years as he University of Flori- Will," the University Glee Club,
da president. Dr. H. Harold Hume, are already at work, rehearsing
Dean of the College of Agricul- for another ambitious schedule of
ture, has been acting bead of this concerts and trips.
institution since the first of Sep- In an interview with the Alli-
tember. gator this week, Prof. John W.
DeBruyn, Glee Club.director, stat-
ed that he expects this year's club
to be "the best in history." When
queried as to a .reason for this,
Ss e DeByuyn remarked, "I don't know
Sof any special cause for it, except
a I p u s s rSew a e that the present group has an
Cabundance of fighting spirit, en-
f t thusiasm, and a will for hard
Project Continues work." He disclosed that at at a re-
cent organizational meeting, the
Work on a new University sew- musicians adopted a resolution to
age disposal plant which is being. "make themselves the best male
pushed at a cost of over $427,000 glee club in the United States."
has brought the campus' growing The genial DeBruyn, referred to
paine closer to the student body simply as "Prof" by all who know
than any other project. Bulldoz- him, is this fall beginning his 21st
ers and power shovels have heap- year as head of the Florida sing-
ed up mountains of dirt in practi- ers. He maintains his headquarters
cally every path on the campus in Room 3, University Auditorium,
within the past few weeks. where he is conducting daily try-
Additional funds for the work outs of aspiring singers.
were voted at a cabinet session The Glee Club will elect offi-
held Sept. 10 after the need had cers for the 1947 season very soon,
been carefully investigated by according to DeBruyn. A nominat-
Gov. Caldwell. Due to increased ing committee, composed of sen-
size of the student body the sit- iors in the club, has been appoint-
uation has been critical for over ed with Cliff Lyle of Bartow as
a year. Increased building costs chairman.
made it necessary to allocate Negotiations are underway for
$129,000 from the building con- the Singing Saurians to present
tingency fund to complete the a concert at Tulane University in
project. The Engineering College New Orleans on the night before
is in general charge of the proj- the Tulane-Gator football game,
isct, which is being carried out by DeBruyn stated. This is consider-
ectPaul Smwhith is being carried out byn Co. ed to be the most important date
Atul Smithe same cabinet meeting in. on their first semester calendar
At the same cabinet meetings by the members, and they are
whcih the sewage plant funds pointing for it in a big way. Pro-
were released, the governor ob- pointing' f or it in a big way. Pro-
jected to any action at the pres- include invitations to Miami and
ent on a request by the board of Clearwater, and DeBruyn hinted
control for $800,000 to start a at other plans for out-of-state
new library unit. The rapidly journeys, of which more informa-
dwindling contingency fund was tion will be revealed at a later
cited as the reason for this ac- date. One definite commitment
tion. which the club has made, how-
ever, is an appearance during
Homecoming weekend under the
Date Tickets On Sale sponsorship of Florida Blue Key.
"Prof" DeBruyn expressed his
All students who plan to attend appreciation of the fine coopera-
the Mississippi game with dates tion and support given him by
are urged to get their date tickets the student body administration
at the Universtiy ticket office in and officers, mentioning in par-
the new gym. No date tickets ticular President John Crews and
will be sold at the game. the Executive Council.

Pajama Parade Moves Through

Town Tonight; Pep Rally At

7 O'clock In Univ. Auditorium

Dean Price

Freshman Week

Is Praised By

Assistant Dean

Group Leaders
On Work
Forty-seven sophomores, acting
as group leaders, cooperated with
the faculty last week in orienting
the largest group of new students
in the history of the University.
Chosen, according to Dean J. E.
Price, for outstanding leadership
and scholarship records, the sec-
ond-year group was composed of
half fraternity and half non-fra-
ternity men.
Two thousand freshmen and
new students were divided into 47
groups and, during the four days
of registration and orientation,
were directed by the indiivdual
group leaders who served also as
student counselors.
Included in the list of group
leaders was Miss Mary Joy Lee of
Gainesville, first coed to serve in
that capacity.
Dean Price stated that the orien-
tation program was excellent and
that all credit goes to Victor
Leavengood and the following
group leaders who served under
They are:
James Bilderbeck, Francis Bos-
ton, Fred Brett, Jr., Al Brock,
Gilbert Brophy, Ollie Butler, Jr.,
Edward Chandler, Jr., Jack Clark,
Harold Combs, Charles Davis,
Clayton Dehaan, Franklin Derrick,
Harold Dillinger.
Joe Doney, Jr., William Glenn,
Lee Hansard, Jack Harrell, Rich-
ard Henry, William Henry, Albion
Hutchinson, Jr., Henry Johnson,
Sandy Johnson, Rufus Jones, Jes-
sie Lee, Mary Joy Lee, Joseph
Liuzzo, Thomas Mabry.
John May, Paul McLeran, Jr.,
John Meeker, William Moor, Tim-
othy Mullis, Eustace Olliff, Jr.,
Robert Parham, Jr., Pat Pattillo,
Jr., Bobby Reid, Charles Rex, Jr.,
Doyle Rogers, Bernard Shiell, Jr.,
Ernest Sharp, Jr., Paul Shupe,
William Shupe, Carey 'Southall,
Thomas Steele, Edward Traver,
Jr., Van Earl Wallace, Jr., and
SRobert Ward.

Advanced ROTC

Has Vacancies
The Military Department an-
nounced yesterday that there are
a limited number of vacancies
in advanced military training,
principally in field artillery and
2 Students interested may make
application at military building.
Deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 29.

Introduction Slated for Coach Wolf

During Gator Parade Friday Evening

By Fran White
The Gator Pep Club has announced that the first pep
rally of the year will be held tonight at 7 o'clock, and will
be followed immediately by the Pajama Parade.
Students are urged to meet inside the auditorium at 7
for a short pep rally program.
Doyle Rogers, president of the Gator Pep Club, will in-
troduce Coach Ray (Bear) Wolf, who will give a short
talk, and John Crews, president of the student body.
After the pep rally, the Pajama
Parade will' march through the
-1j[l|'rT Istreets of Gainesville, led by the
S ull I n Vl cheerleaders and the band.
47 I p Le r IlV l The procession will be headed by
a sound truck, followed by the
A I a" University of Florida Band, and
AI| |l|n 100 Ithe pajama-clad freshmen. The
A id Orientation parade will sweep by the dorms,
around the campus, and on to
By Jim Bowe University Ave.
"The smoothest and most effi- -Paced by the sound-truck the
cient I've ever seen," Assistant throng is scheduled to snake-
Dean of Students J. Ed Price said dance down University Ave. right
yesterday at the end of a week up to the courthouse square, where
of indoctrination for approximate- traffic will be blocked while more
ly 2,000 new University College yells and cheers are sent skyward.
students. The group will then move back to
In spite of hampering, hurri- the campus for dismissal.
cane-inspired rains, bewilderment Bill Bracken, in announcing
as to the location of new buildings these plans, urges all freshmen to
and overcrowded conditions in gen- turn out in their pajamas to show
eral, the 40 groups of 50 students the Gators that the student body
each were introduced to the cam- is behind them.- Bracken also ex-.
pus with a minimum of confusion, pressed the hope that the new
The expected waiting in long lines coeds would turn out for the rally.
was mainly avoided through ca- Coeds may 'come dressed as they
pable handling by the group lead- desire.
ers. "I cannot praise them Florida Union has invited all
enough," Price stated. .students to a dance from 8 until
The program consisted of phys- 11.
ical examinations, speech clinic, Mr. Roberts, the manager of the
familiarization with the library, Florida Theater, is giving a free
personnel chart, addresses by midnight show for the student
members of the faculty, registra- body at 11 p.m. in coordination
tion and an explanation of student with the Pajama Parade.
government and politics by Stu- Doyle Rogers asks all students
dent Body President John Crews. to assemble in front of the wooden
Dick Broome, chancellor of the gym at 9:30 Saturday morning to
Honor Court, gave an address on give the team a send-off before
the Honor System. it leaves for Jacksonville.
Dean Price added that no orien- The 1,100 rat caps which the
station program can hope to be Gator Pep Club put on sale Tues-
complete in only four days since day morning were sold out in two
a boy's entire stay at the Univer- hours. Six hundred more'rat caps
sity is a continual process of ad- have been ordered by the Pep Club
justment and readjustment, in (an organization to stimulate and.
short, four years of orientation, foster school spirit).
All freshmen are expected to,
wear rat caps until Christmas -in.
,.rless Florida beats .''i. Tis a
wearing rat caps will be admitted.
to a reserve section on the 50-
yard line for every home gaxme.-
Stae Reluirin"g The Gator Pep Club urges all
Sae freshmen to learn Florida's songs
R _1 E 0na fiA S a d cheers before the first game
X-ay EA8 ,of the season on Saturday.

Stanley Terms Project Rotary Press Used
"Most Progressive TRotay *B's
Step Made" To ie AIg.gaWr

in PorExtra Print Space

The University of Florida is the
first in the state to make tuber-
culosis X-ray examinations a re-
quirement for all students, facul-
ty members, and employes, Dean
Stanley of the College of Physical
Education, Health 'and Athletics,
announced today.
Dean Stanley termed the proj-
ect, which is being sponsored
through the National Tuberculosis
Association and the Alachua
County Health Department, as
"the most progressive step we've
made" in our health department.
As many as 6,658 persons have al-
ready undergone examinations
here, and several thousand more
are expected in the next few
weeks. Although it was impos-
sible for everyone to be examined
because of late registration, Dean
Stanley explained that within the
next three years there will be a
plan to include everyone. Upon
completion of this plan, everyone
will be required to take the X-ray
each year.
The University's infirmary will
attach each person'A copy to his
permanent health record.

Your ALLIGATOR this week is
printed on the Gainesville Sun's
new Goss rotary press.
The new press will enable the
ALLIGATOR to add twenty inches
of printed matter to each page
since the paper will be 2 1-2 inches
One of the principal advantages
of the new press is speed. It will
print from 10,000 to 20,000 cop-
ies an hour as compared with the
average of about 2,000 an hour
with the former press. It will also
print up to 24 pages in one op-
eration as compared with eight
pages on the other press.
This mechanical advance is in
keeping with the forward stride of
the ALLIGATOR in makeup, news
and feature.presentation, and gen-
eral policy.
A record has been set this se-
mester. The ALLIGATOR, since
the advent of coeducation, has
found 17 girls among its staff
Staff meetings are held Friday
afternoons at 3:30 and Monday
evenings at 7. Anyone interested
may attend.


Hume Tells New Students Of Chances

Afforded By Education At Florida

By Jim Baxley
The broad aspects of an educa-
tion at the University of Florida
afford an opportunity that must
not be overlooked, Dr. Harold H.
Hume, acting president of the
state university, told 2,000 new
students during orientation con-
vocation last week.
The convocation marked the be-
ginning of a three-day orienta-
tion and registration period for
new students and freshmen at
In greeting the first co-educa-
tional class in the history of the
University, Dr. Hume said, "You
are welcome and we shall do our
best to meet your needs and to
work with you in reaching your
goal a liberal education."
Dr. Hume pointed out that the
average age of the present fresh-
man class is "well above the ma-
jority," due to the influx of vet-
eran trainees.
Warning the younger men and
women of the class that the com-
petition from the older men would
be "keen and stiff," Dr. Hume
said, "These older men are serious
of purpose; they have fixed ob-
jectives; they are regular in class
attendance; they do not neglect
their studies; they are more in-
terested in content of the courses
tb-in in the marks attained; they
are determined to get all possible

With reference to the facilities
of the University Dr. Hume said,
"It is my sincere wish that all of
you may acquaint yourselves with
what is here. There are buildings;
there are laboratories; there are
classrooms; there is much scientif-


ic equipment. All these are useful
tools to be used in securing what
we call an education."
"But," said Dr. Hume, "these
things do not make a University.
There are other resources; they
are human the faculty and the
staff dedicated to the advance-
ment of knowledge, -to your men-
tal growth, and to the welfare of
the people of the state."
Speaking of extra-curricular ac-
tivities, "those that do not per-
tain to the classroom and labora-
tory," Dr. Hume said, "I would
have you remember this that
they are an important part of
campus life but tlyt they must
not be the main objectives. They
must take a disproportionate
part of your time. You are here
for a serious purpose You are
starting on a new undertaking,
let nothing lead you aside from
your main objective."
"My hope," said Dr. Hume, "for
all of you is that you will leave
this campus as well-rounded indi-
viduals prepared to take a res-
ponsible part in society."
"I would strongly recommend
that you be careful what your
record (at the University) shows.
It is, in a sense, a measure of your
abilities, a measure of your
worthwhileness, a measure, of
your values to society. It means
more to you than to anyone else,
Make it a good record."


Freshmen And Victory!

= Beat Rebels, Gators =


Dr. John J. Tigert Now Brandishing

Golf Club Instead Of Prexv's Gavel



HIDAY. SEPT. 14. 19 7




Temporary Classrooms

Have Many Advantages

S Fluwoeset Lighting Will Help Give
Old Gothic Halls Plenty
Of Competition

lnaziol snce Rbrarv anda* ol-

Clases ea te this week in ogylaboratory. Of its 12 rooms,
recently completed temporary 20 are being used as clam
buildings. Many advantages un- rooms.
known to older buildings will aid The T-D-Administration Build-
this year's students in their class- ing has been of aid in registra-
room study. The old Gothic halls
will have stiff competition in pop- tion. Erected west of language
ularity. Hall, it houses all offices of the
Greatest improvement is the Registrar and Dean of the Uni-
new scientifically installed fluor- versity. Its spacious quarters have
descent lighting system. Common helped alleviate much of the con-
plague in the old type rooms has
always black-board glare. Light- gestion that both students and
ing in the new buildings has been personnel of the Registrar's office
designed to completely eliminate suffered in the former Language
this problem. All rooms are built Hall quarters.
to give maximum natural light
and ventilation.
Outstanding among these ex-
barracks are two which will be
used for classrooms and labora-
tories, one for faculty offices, and Ircenta
one for administration purposes. e
The buildings are now designated '
by "T" with an accompanying ,am m. f Drops
alphabetical letter. accompanying D p
Temporary classroom and lab-
oratory building T-E is located
at the east end of the Engineer-
ing Building. If the four wings AS Jobs Fade
of the building were built into
one rectangular unit, it would be
more than 270 yards long more By "Hap" Hazard
than twice the lengths of a foot-'
ball field. In recent years as many as 60
Housed in this building are the per cent of the students at Florida
departments of speech, language, have earned part of their ex-
journalism, and psychology; fresh- penses. Today, that percentage
man chemistry laboratory; a mu- has dropped to 35 per cent.
sic and art room for C-5; a read- There is a demand for jobs
ing room with current magazines equal to half the student enroll-
and best-selling books; and class- ment. There are only 1,500 avail-
rooms for the University College able jobs.
comprehensive courses. It takes
60 rooms to accommodate the To this, Dean Price has applied
many departments and student an excellent policy. If a student
features.nof superior grades needs a job to
The speech department has stay 'in school, Dean Price will
find a pla hm. He will offer
soundproof rooms for its speechall distance to "B" students;
clinic and-courses in radio. The-allp assistance to "B" 'students;
language department also has help. the "C" students, and be
soundproof rooms for purpose ofcourteous tothe rest. Anyone who
studying phonetics of foreign lan- owns a car need not apply.
guages by listening to record- Women Should Work
The Freshman chemistry labor- For married students, Dean
storyy has exhaust fans which fil- Price wishes that the wives would
ter the characteristically un- apply for the jobs. This allows
pleasant odors of such a room. An- the married man to lead a nor-
other feature is the acid resisting mal life. If he goes to school in
floor. The rest of the floors in the morning, works in the after-
this expansive building are of noon, and studies at night, the
solid oak. married student has little time to
The T-G_ -building, Temporary spend with his family.
Faculty Office situated on the There is also a University Self-
south side of Stadium Road near Help Committee' which awards
its entrance into 9th St., is also jobs. This committee has ruled
impressive because of its ma- that, if the need for the job is
mouth size. A long hall way goes equal, the student within the su-
down the middle of each of the perior 'scholastic record is given
two floors of this structure which preference. Every student em-,
is almost one-tenth of a mile long. played by the University must
Standing at one end, looking down maintain a "C" average or better
the hall-way, only a faint ray of for his total academic average
light can be seen at. the other end. and each semester or term of at-
There are 164 offices ,in the build- tendance.
ifg, although: it will. accommodate All students Ire- employed- in
186 faculty members. work best suited to their special
T-I-Temporary Classroom build- skills. This student work ranges
ing, standing west behind Science in demand from special skills to
Hall, is a two-story, H shaped jobs requiring no skill except an
building. It will house both a bio- ability to learn.



SThis Week's Screen Attraetioe *

"Range Defenders"
"Web Of Danger"

Sunday And Monday
"That's My Man"
"Strange Journey"


Joh Wayne, Gail Russell in "Angel And The Bad Men."
Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stonwyck in "The Two Mr. Ceemls."'
SGseLge Montgomery, Nancy Guild in "The Brosher Doubleen."
SJck Cerason, Mertha Vickers, Jenis Peige in "Lewe And
SLoretta Young, Jeeoeh coten in "The FPami oueshte."

Special! Special! Special!
Four days after the New York Premiere.
Linda Darnell & Comrnell Wilde


Open Deaily
12:45 P.M.
e Changes
Pwe Week!

Always 3
Only *30

"Undercover "Strange Woman"
"MPo Hex" "Rustter's Valley"

DAYSEPT. 26, 1947 Seminole Head Announces
Murphree To Give! ,
initial Recital Photographer s Schedule
Beginninghis 23rdseasonas Forf- '48 Class Portraits
ficial University organist, Claude ;Fo I4< Ss P rra itsI
Murphree, nationally-known mu-
sician, will present his first re- Pictures To Be Taken In Temporary
cital of the school year in the
TTniversitv Auditorium at 4 p.m. Building K; Rates

Works by Baoh, Handel, Mozart,
Haydn, Franck, and others will be
All students and friends are in-
vited to attend.

Religious Houses

Al Carlt
has announ
class portray
ida. "Anyo
not have hi

Extend Welcome

To All Students

Churches in both the city and
along the campus this week are "
extending invitations to Univer- -
sity of Florida students to become
acquainted with the local place of J
worship of their choice. :,
Most of the principal religions
are represented near campus and ',.Of .
have services directed toward stu- -',,.
Customary time for church is 11 '
o'clock. Sunday school begins at
10, Young People's Service at 6:30
p.m., and evening worship at 8. j
Campus churches are located as
Methodist, corner of Roux St.
and University Ave.; Catholic,
across from Thomas Hall; Episco-
pal, on University approximately Edito
opposite Language Hall; Presbyte-
rian, 1606 University; Hillel Foun-
dation, 1645 West Mechanic. Chris- 'A "
tian Science organization at Flor- K ri p
ida meets first and third Thur- "
days of each month in Florida
Union Building. _
The town's churches may be
found in the following order: I
Going east on University Ave.
in order named are Baptist, Pres- }
byterian, Christian, Church of
Christ, and the Christian Mission- -
ary Alliance Churches. On East ____j -
Main St. going north are the
Episcopal, Methodist. Advent ,
Christian and Catholic. West -
Main St. going north are the Sev-
enth Day Adventist and Christian
Science. '

New Fall Meetings

Are Planned For

Symphony Group
1h Locatit
The Symphony Orchestra will
meet Monday and Thursday nights
at 7:30 in the University Audito- U ive
rium, announces Conductor R. De- U nivei
Witt Brown.
All old members are requested A
to be present at the first meeting A Utho
to receive their keys. New mem-
bers are invited..
. Applications for scholarships
should 'be mailed to President
Victor Brown at 2108 Hernando
St. or phoning 853-W. One credit
is given per semester and keys are
.awarded at the end of the year. Many wh
.Membership is expected to be 100 do not know
this semester. Nine trips are RubyleaI
planned this year. is the author
Coed Dorm Site Tide." Aire
COed Dorm SJite second printing
Hall is under c(
s Recommended lishers, Duell, S
three more boo:
The area immediately west of
the P. K. Yonge Laboratory School
has been recommended by the
State Board of Control as the site
for the proposed $4 million wom-
en"s dormitory
The action came at the Sept. 13
meeting of the Board's Committee .
on Plans and Policies, which is
headed by Dr. Harold Hume, act-
ing president of the University. a
The City of Gainesville has of-
fered the title to the property
acres the street from the propos- Mrs. Hall
ed dormitory site, south of the trip to New Yo
P. K. Yonge buildings, at no cost lavishly enterta
-the only stipulation being that on radio show
the construction is to be y his Movie Actor Jir
site. given an autogr

On January 7, 1946, only a couple of weeks
after being separated from the ArmyOrdnance
Department, Ken Kesselring finally began
the engineering career he had planned for
himself five years earlier.
He had hoped to come to work at General
Electric when he received his E.E. degree
from Cornell in 1941. Instead he had gone
into Ordnance as a second lieutenant.
There he worked with the Research and
Development Center at Aberdeen Proving
Ground, with "Kangaroo"--the group
formed to introduce new weapons into. com-
bat outfits-and with the Ordnance Technical
Intelligence Group assigned to study Nazi
weapons and engineering developments.
At G.E. he entered the Rotating Engi-
neering Program-especially set up to give
the returning veteran a period of familiari-
zation and general orientation. Upon com-
pleting his assignments under the program,
Ken was assigned to the General ElectricJ
Atomic Power Engineering Project and is
today a section head and project engineer of
the Design Group. The objective: the harness-
ing of atomic energy for power development
arid generation. -
For your copy of "Careers in the Elec-
trical Industry," .write to Dept. 237-6,
General Electric Co., Schenectady, N. Y.

B Barton Johns

rsity Campus Has

r Of Best Seller

Rubylea Hall's Book Reaches
30,000 Sales Mark

By Peggy Clayton
o are new to the University, campus this fall
that we now have a celebrity in bur midst.-
Hall, a Chemistry-Pharmacy library employee,
r of the brand-new best-seller, "The Great
eady 30,000 copies have been sold, and the
is .under way. Mrs..
contract to the pub-
Sloan & Pearce, for Stork Club, and finally came home
ks. ahead of schedule to rest up be-

Mrs. Hall, in
addition to being
a wife, mother,
and careerist, has
put in 20 years
research on this
novel of histor-
i.al Florida. She
plans to continue
her library work
i while writing the
other books.
On her recent
rk, the writer was
ined. She appeared
's, lunched with
mmie Stewart, was
raph party at the.

fore returning to the big city. On.
her return trip, she will appear on
the "We the People" radio pro-
"The Great Tide" has been com-
pared to "Gone With the Wind"
by some reviewers. Like Marga-.
ret Mitchell's book, it tells of a.
beautiful young girl, her unhappy
marriage, and a. terrible disaster.
In "The Great Tide" the catastro-
phe is not a war, but a hurricane-
caused tidal wave and a yellow fe-
ver plague. The two books are
comparable in size, too. But even
though it is very long, "The Great
Tide" holds the reader's attention
very well throughout the fascinat-
ing tale.

Out of the Army less than two years, Ken is
already heading up a design group con-
nected with the G-E Atomic Power Engineer-
ing Project.

At Cornell, Ken studied power engineering.,
specializing in high-voltage protective equip-
ment. He graduated first in his class in 1941.


Senate, presented the award. Mc-
Intosh made a brief speech in
which he complimented Vinson
Senate on the spirit shown in fos-
terihg scholastic achievement at
the College of Law.
The $50 award is presented each
regular semester by Delta Theta
Phi Foundation, Inc., through its
local Senate to the G.I. freshman
law student attaining highest hon-
or point average for that semes-
ter at the University of Florida
College of Law. The award is for
ex-servicemen and women only, as
Delta Theta Phi Foundation, Inc.,
is limited to aid of returning G.I.
lawyers and law students.

Apologies For

Delta Chi Slight
- The editors of the "F" Book
express their regret at having
left out Delta Chi Fraternity
from their list of fraternities
in this year's edition.
Delta Ohi was founded in 1890
at Cornell University. James
Hartley is their local president
and their house is located at
1353 West 'Jnion. Phone 9228,

Also Announced
By Bill Henry
ton, editor-in-chief of the 1948 SEMINOLE,
ced the photographer's schedule for taking
its for the yearbook of the University of Flor
*ne not reporting during the time indicated wil
s picture in the, 1948 book," the editor cau
TO OCT. 1.
OCT. 16.
.. 22.
"'' OCT. 27.
.4' ..^. ;. FRESHMEN: OCT. 28 TO
The photographer is located in
K temporary building "K," a large
R two-story frame structure located
south of the infirmary in Flavet
Village 1. The photographer's
hours are from 8 in the morning
to 11:30 and back at 1 in the
afternoon until 5:30. Saturday
the photographer will be in from
8 until noon.
Jerry Fogarty, colleges' editor,
has quoted prices for the pictures,
the money to be paid when the
picture is taken.
One costume............. $1.00
Two costumes .......... 1.25
Three costumes ......... 2.00
A charge of 5 cents will be
made for each additional picture
placed in the annual. One cos-
tume is simply a coat'and tie. The
r Oarlton SEMINOLE will furnish caps and
gowns. Each person must bring a
coat and tie, and tux if needed.
Q Two costumes could be either a
5 SI 0 9 o T coat and tie, and either a tux re-
---- quired for the. fraternity pictures
or the cap and gown of a senior.
Three costumes refers to frater-
A-- nity seniors. A non-frat senior
Swho does not wish his picture to
be placed in the 1948 SEMINOLE
other than in the classes section
will -require only one costume.
Seniors are requested to bring
information concerning their ac-
-tivities. Seniors are all students
P' f"FL9t-T graduating in February, June, or
.. September, 1948.

SK Oct. 1 Is Deadline For
Frat-Serninole Contracts
Deadline for all organizations
Kand fraternity advertising con-
f^ tracts to be signed is Oct. 1.
These may be signed at Room
7, Florida Union, every day ex-
T cept Saturday and Sunday be-
S -tween 2 and 3. No organization
will be placed in the Seminole
on of Lab after that date.

Awards Available
At Dean's Office
A number of Tufts Memorial
Scholarships, which are confin-
ed to graduates of Hillsborough
County high schools, are avail-
able for the 1947-48 session in
the University of Florida. Stu-
ed to make application through
the office of the dean of stu-
dents if interested.
A number of American Le-
gion scholarships are available
r to students who can qualify
under the law allowing funds for
this scholarship. Inquire at the
office of the dean of students.

Students Found

Willing To Raise

Activity Fees
(This is the first in a series
of articles on the campus publi-
cations at the University of
Florida. Mr. Henry, a journal-
ism major, used two sources to
gather his information, reports
from present and past editors
of cam p publications and a
comprehensive poll of student
opinion. This article covers the
all important problem of finan-
ces facing the publications.)
By Bill Henry
.... aastudentp-. ro4a53z z bm
In a comprehensive poll of stu-
dent opinion conducted this sum-
mer, it was found that the stu-
dents at the University of Florida
are willing to have their activity
fees raised to maintain standards
and qualifications for editorship in
student publications.
Official results of this poll of
236 students in the 'dorms, classes,
College Inn, rooming houses, fra-
ternity houses, girls' dorms, Fla-
vet Village III, and scattered
points on the campus, show:
Would vote for fee increase. 183
Would not vote for fee increase,
Undecided, 3.
But the students are not the
only people who share these opin-
ions, as the editors and business
managers, the men closes to the
field of publications, also desire
these change. However, it will
take a constitutional amend-
ment to change the present fee
assessments and higher qualifica-
tions of editors and business man-
The proposed amendments, as
drawn up by this committee, ha-ye
been submitted to the executive
council for approval and possible
voting by the student body in the
fall general elections. It is hoped
that both political parties will en-
dorse these popular demands of.
the students, and it is believed
that they will rather than receive
bad publicity just before elections.
Since the position of editor on
NOLE is almost a sure pass to
extra campus activities five se-
mesters of excellent service are
being required on the publication
for which the person is a candi-
date. Provisions are also made for
instances when no persons sub-
mit applications.
The, committee has recommend-
ed an increase df $1 in activity
fee assessments for the field of
student publications This in-
crease will be distributed, as fol-
'50 cents to the SEMINOLE
S (from $4 to $4.50)
30 cents to the ALLIGATOR
(from $1.75 to $2.05 in case
a semi-weekly is installed)
20 cents to the ORANGE
S PEEL (from $.40 to $.60)
The publications are in dire need
of the increases. Costs have more
than doubled since the present fee
assessment rates were estab-
The SEMINOLE will use .most
of its increase for the addition of
beautiful colors which will make
the yearbook of the University
doubly attractively. With both the
1947 and 1948 editions having 456
pages, it. will be necessary to
have more money just to maintain
proper yearbook standards. Very
few yearbooks in the world have
as many as 456 pages.
The ultimate aim of the ALLI-
GATOR is to become a daily
newspaper, but its immediate aim
is to become a bi-weekly, with is-
sues on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Some big developments in the AL-
LIGATOR are expected momen-
The fee for the ORANd.E PEEL
is shameful as almost every other
college variety magazine of com-
parable size is selling for 25 cents
or more per copy. At present, the
ORANGE PEEL receives only 10
cents per copy.
Next week a more complete re-
port on the publications amend-
ments will be printed.

Law Fraternity

Awards Student

Scholastic Prize
Russell McIntosh, local law stu-
dent from Lake Worth, Fla., re-
ceived a $50 scholastic award at a
banquet held by the Fred M. Vin-
son Senate of Delta Theta Phi law
fraternity in the Hotel Thomas re-
Talbert Fowler, dean of Vinson

By Bob Browder
We have just made an inspec-
tion tour of the new dormitories
for women. Of necessity, this in-
spection was conducted through
the "mind's eye" oif George F.
Baughman, assistant business
manager for the University, who
has returned from a more con-
crete inspection of facilities at
other leading universities.
As we entered one of the small
units, housing approximately 100
-women, we were practically over-
come by the homelike atmosphere.
Mr. Baughman remarked, "These
dormitories were not designed for
housing alone, but rather to devel-
op the standard of gracious living

Debate Society

Reveals Plans

For 1947-48
By Pat Pattillo
Earliest plans for the 1947-48
debating season will be unveiled
in a "get-acquainted" meeting to
be held next week, Dr. Wayne C.
Eubank, debate director, has an-
nounced. The meeting will be in
the form of a smoker and will
take place in room 305 Florida Un-
ion at 7:30 Tuesday night, Sept.
Dr. Eubank urged that all stu-
dents who are interested in de-
bating attend the meeting and em-
phasized the fact that women stu-
dents as well as men are welcome.
It is hoped that a women's de-
bate squad can be organized that
will work in cooperation with the
men's squad.
Manager for both the varsity
squads and the University Col-
lege squad are needed and let-
ters of qualification for these po-
sitions will ze accepted at the
meeting. According to Eubank,
these 'managers need not be de-
The squad will be bolstered this
year by man yreturnees from last
year's squad. Returning will be
many outstanding speakers 'in-
cluding Joh Crews, student body
president, Bill Castagna, Gerald
Gordon, Jordon Bittel,, Dick Car-
go, Alan Westin, Ed*srd Klein
,and Leon McKim. '
Faculty members of the speech
department are expecting the
squad to have it's best season since
pre-war days. Some twelve tour-
naments are planned with the
first set for late in Nov.
The question for the 1947-'48'
season is resolved: That a federal
world government should be es-

Construction On

New ,Vet Units

Now Underway
Construction is now underway
on 152 comfortable new housing
units for married veterans stu-
dents at the University of Flori-
da, it was revealed yesterday by
University authorities.
*The new units, located at Fla-
vet Village III are financed by
the Public Housing Authority al-
though the University has provid-
ed the labor. The completion of
these apartments will bring to 448
the number of one" and two bed-
room units available in Flavet
The project is expected to be
completed within 19 daya and all
families will be able to assume oc-
cupancy by Christmas.



Formerly teacher of piano at Horace Mann-Lin-
coln School, Columbia Univ., State College, Buf-
falo, N.Y.
2240-R 1762 W. Church














New Girls' Dormitory.

Gels "Minds Eye" Tour

Designed For Gracious
Living That Girls
Will Appreciate

that Florida men and women ap-
The lounge features soft lights,
comfortable furniture, readifig
desks, and a generally restful In-
terior decoration. In the fudge
kitchen the hostess introduced us
to several girls who were doing
what all girls do in fudge kitch-
ens. From there we were chaper-
oned into one of the living-and-
studying-rooms. Here the Board
of Control architect, Guy C. Ful-
ton, of Gainesville, combined the
elements of good living with util-
ity of furnishings conducive to
good study habits. The shampoo
rooms are in the best beauty par-
lor tradition and the laundry fea-
tures well known automatic wash-
ers and dryers. Please do not
hang damp nylons on the radia-
The complete structure- of small
,homey units nestling around the
central recreational and dining
facilities presents an atmosphere
that is planned to set a prece-
dent for the new era ushered in
by the acceptance of womea stu-
dents as an integral part of this
There is time-a-plenty to dream,
girls. Because:
The, tentative sketches are
not off the drafting boards.
Final arrangements are yet
to be completed.,
The estimated minimum for
completion is two years.
However, f i n a I realization
should be worth waiting for, ac-
cording to Mr. Baughman, be-
'cause, aside from the beauty, com-
fort and utility of the installation,
it will prove a "recognition by the
Board of Control of the evolution
of the people of Florida from one
standard of living to another."

Richard H. Cooper,

Candidate For Gov.,

Speaks Here Monday
Opening the first semester pro-
gram of the Young Democratic
Club of the University of Florida,
.Richard H. Cooper, DeLand candi-
date for governor and Stetson law
student, will speak here Monday
night at 8. o'clock in the Florida
Union Auditorium.
Announcing that the Young
Democrats would bring candidates
for all major offices to the cam-
pLus during the coming year, Dave
IThxman, Winter Haven, president
of the club, said that Cooper had
accepted an invitation to speak
here S,'.pt:- 20 and urged all stu-
dents to attend.
Cooper, who threw his hat in
the, ring at age 27 to become the
youngest cWxndidate for governor
'in the current' race, is a graduate
of Florida Southern College and a
veteran of tw6 years overseas
service in Euro e and Japan.
'Since announcing for governor,
Cooper has fille speaking engage-
ments in Sanfor d, Clermont, Sar-
asota, Kissimme Tavares, Win-
ter Garden and Clearwaer.

Hobo Par y To Be

Baptist U. Feature
Hobo games, hobo lunches, hobo
costumes, and. hobo gals are to
be part of the Baptist Student Un-
ion-sponsored Hobo Party at 7 p.
m. Tuesday night.
The BSU said that this social
presents an excellent opportunity
for students to make nevW acquain-
tenances and get the insidee dope"
on the organization. IHbo attire is
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New President to Deiver Address

Scenes resulting from aminesvilne storm of gale iorce are picrureu
here. Below residents of evacuated iFavet III huddle in Bryan Lounge
o, the Florida Union to escape the fury of the winds. Above, an oak
tree has just spread itself upon a car belonging to Lindsay Holland.
The force of the wind had snapped the tree.

Tropical Storm
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Riker, director .of housing, said
that he considered the University
"very fortunate that the damage
was as small as it was, consider-
ing the possibilities for severe
damage and injury or death." Ri-
ker was referring to the present
"boom-town" state of the campus
with its excavations, dirt piles,
ditches and half-completed build-
Although the worst of the storm
howled through Gainesville be-
tween 7 and 8, the University
stayed on the alert till near mid-
,night when the center was report-
ed 30 miles west of Jacksonville.
From information gleaned from a
"ham" radio station and relayed
to WRUF, it was believed that the
center was stationary for some
time slightly northeast of Gaines-
ville and that it would hit again
in greater intensity before resum-
ing its curve toward the east coast.
When this failed to happen Uni-
versity authorities sent evacuees
back to their homes.
Bearing out the fable of the
mighty oak who bragged how
,powerful he was while the little
willow said nothing, only a -few
trees other than the .sturdy oak
were felled by the wind. Evident-
bowed when' the winds came while
the oaks attempted to resist. The
few others which crashed includ-
ed a pine about 50 yards east of
the Law Building.

Phone service for the University
and the town was halted most of
the night, although disruption
didn't occur .until shortly after the
worst- of the winds. Lights were
out in Gainesville and along the
campus border. With the excep-
tion of Flavet III lights continued
to burn on University property..
.. Coffee was served in Florida
Union to the temporary dwellers.
Fifty gallons of coffee, five pounds
of. sugar and six gallons of cream
were\' consumed, all donated by
Dave Mangham, owner of a cam-
pus-bordering restaurant.

Florida Players
Ready To Award

Roles. For Plays
Howard Linasay and Russell
Crouse's Pulitzer Prize winning
play, "State of the Union," will be
the Florida Players' first major
production of the new school year.
"State of the Union" will be
produced in the P. K. Yonge au-
ditorium, Nov. 4-7. Students, are
urged to attend tryouts for the
play from 4-5:30 and 7-9 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, ,in Room' 126,
temporary building "E."
"The Playboy of the Western
World" will be the second produc-
tion. J. M. Synge's well-known
play will be produced Dec. 2-6.
This is one of the Abbey Theatre
plays. Three one-act plays will be
presented in January.

Speech To Begin

Weekend Doings

For Old Grads

Dr. J. Hillis millerr, president-
elect of the University of Florida,
will deliver the Florida Bue Key
banquet address inaugurating the
1947 Homecoming week-end here
Oct. 24, Mac Christie, general
homecoming chairman, announced
Dr. Miller, who is expected to
assume- his new duties as presi-
dent of the University around
Oct. 1, will give the main address
at the Blue Key affair, traditional
Homecoming feature for alumni
and student members, and special
Meanwhile plans were progress-
ing on the campus for one of the
largest Homecoming celebrations
in the history of the Ur iv-.'sity.
Many entertainment feat r e
on the schedule for the s :e ;25,-
000 expected on the cam s over
the week-end.
The Blue Key banquet and the
Gator Growl, traditional Home-
coming "ice-breaker" will top the
Friday program.
Saturday, reunions, breakfasts,
an Alumni Executive Council and
General Session meeting, band
concert, legislative barbecue, and
'ohe "F" Club dance Saturday
..'-ht, all feature the schedule.
Naturally the number one Sat-
.--ay attraction will be the
Fighting Gator-North Carolina
Tarheel football game, expected
to draw one of the largest crowds
in Florida Field stadium history.
Injecting a strictly personal
note in the week-end of activities
is the Blue Key Homecoming
theme, directed at alumni with a
slogan of "Your 1947 Homecom-

Law Fraternity

Initiates Ten

-Ten of the leading law students
at the College of Law of the Uni
versity of Florida were initiated
into the Fred M. Vinson Senate
of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fra
ternity Sept. 2.
The 10 new members are:
Leon Guyett, Ernest Rigby
Miles Mank, John Wyatt, Quentin
Long, Morison Buck, William Da
venport, Kenneth Horton, Curtis
Whittington, and Rhea Baxter.
Presiding at the initiation cere
monies, held at the Hotel Thomrn
as, and leading the initiate,
through degrees of the formalitie,
was Vice-Dean Talbert Fowle
acting for the retiring Dean o
Vinson Senate, John Ernest Webb
The addition ofthese 10 mem
bers brings the registered mem
bership of Vinson Senate to 28.
,The members of the Vinson Sen
ate were accepted into the frater
nity by Tribune Robert L. Raucl
of the local Senate and represent
tative of the Chancellor head o
the national organization in this
After the initiation and follow
ing an election of officers th
members, their wives, and guest
assembled in the dining room a
the Hotel Thomas.

Police Request
Vehicle Mufflers
Chief R. G. Zeigler of the
Gainesville local police depart-
ment has requested-since there
have been complaints from local
citizens that those students
who have straight exhausts on
their cars, motorcycles, or mo-
tor scooters have a sufficient
muffler installed.
The chief has also requested
that, because of the great vol-
ume of traffic traveling to and
from the campus, students hold
down speed. This will conse-
quently cut down on accidents,
classes missed because of traf-
fic accidents, and general ex-

University Masons

To Meet Monday
Master Masons attending the
University of Florida are invited
to meet with the Adelphos Socie-
ty Monday evening at 8 p. m. in
Room 209, Florida Union, it was
announced by Paul S. Buchman,
president of the society, this week.
Under sponsorship of the Gaines-
ville Lodge, the society will coach
Mason students in degree cata-
chism of the Entered Apprentice
and Fellowscraft degrees. Guest
speakers for this semester are be-
ing arranged by Dr. E. W. Garris,
chairman of the committee on Ma-
sonic education.


Head Division

Of Instruction

Appointment of Dr. Roy W.
Morrison, for 22 years head of
the Department of Elementary
Education at the University of
North Carolina, as Professor of
Education and Head of the Di-
vision of Instruction of the Col-
lege of Education of the Univer-
sity of Florida has been announc-
ed by University officials.
A specialist in elementary ed-
ucation, Dr. Morrison has been a
s contributor to state and national
. education journals in this field,
d and is a veteran of World War I
e and during World War II served
- as Senior Educational Specialist
in the Office of Price Administra-
Dr. Morrison is a member of the
' Board of Editors of the journal,
n Educational Leadership; a mem-
- ber of the State Planning Com-
mittee of the North Carolina State
Teacher's Association; and is a
- member of the Steering and Ex-
- ecutive Committees of the Elem-
s entary Education Committee of
s the Southern States Work Confer-
r ence.

S1941 To Rank High

In Social Activity

On Florida Campus
Varied Social Events
Planned For
e All Students
C. J. Hardee, chairman of the
Social Affairs Committee, has
been given the green light signal
for his plans to make 1947 one
of the best years of social ac-
tivity on the University campus.
In a recent meeting of the
Freshman Dance Committee, he
thanked the students who showed
their enthusiasm by participating
in student activities. Approxi-
mately two score attended the
meeting. The following officers
were elected:
George Shearouse, chairman;
Bill Rousse, vice-chairman; Glen
Sanford, secretary, and Pat' Col-
lier, treasurer.
The tentative date for the
freshman dance is Oct. 18. The
committee decided to sponsor a
Tag Day affair, so that the nec-
essary funds for the dance may
be raised. The tags, four inches
square, are to be imprinted with
blue letters on a orange back-
ground with the words, "BEAT
OLE MISS, 'GATORS". For those
planning to attend the Florida-
Mississippi game, these tags will
show that its wearer has that
old school spirit.
Among other plans, Hardee is
planning to secure special excur-
sion trains, for the Miami and
Tulane football games. At least
200 students must make these
trips in order to secure special
rates. Details on the' trips will
be announced later.
Hardee assured students that
social affairss will keep right on

Special Heating

System Outlined
In New Bulletin
GAINESVILLE-Heating with-
out flues, smoke pollution, fire
hazards, and fuel tanks by use of
reverse cycle refrigeration, is de-
scribed in Bulletin No. 14 now
available from the Florida Engi-
neering and Industrial Experiment
Station, University of Florida, ac-
cording to Dr. R. A. Morgen, di-
Research Engineer S. P. Goethe,
author of the bulletin, points out
that reverse cycle refrigeration
makes possible simultaneous cool-
ing in one area of a building and
heating in another with one set
of centrally located facilities. Fre-
quently the cooling effect which is
produced as a by-product of the
heating function can be used in
an industrial process carried on
within the building.
The bulletin carries illustrations
of several types of air condition-
ing systems arranged for reverse
cycle heating and gives tabulated
data on their operation costs and

I pledge to be a courteous and
safe driver.

dent drivers and citizens of
Station WRUF promoted a ser-
ies of spot announcements re-
questing students to drive care-
fully and courteously. .
With October the deadline for,
securing new drivers' licenses'
without being subject to penalty
of one dollar '(or take: a driver's-
test), students are requested to co-
operate more fully-with city. anid
campus officials and cut to a
minimum the number. of traffic.
accidents and violations in the
city and on the .campus.

Student Safety Plan

Gives "Fair" Results
By Jim Baxley
The campus and city-wide safety campaign inaugurat-
ed by the student government, with cooperation of the
Gainesville Police Department, was carried out "fairly
well," according to Lt. W. W. Howell of the city police
"Lack of co-operation on the
part of the students was notice- post-war students as "exem-
able," said Lt. Howell. lary." "They realize," he said,
The campaign, sponsored by the "that they are here to get an edu-
student governing body during cation and that thewe are here to get an edu-
the second soe ssion of Summer ngprotect them."
School showed good results during Observance of campus and city
the week-end of Summer Frolics. traffic regulations was advocated
Not a single student was involved by Dean of Students R. C. Beaty
in an accident, when he joined with, Summer
A traffic light, ordered for in- School Student Body President
stallation at University and De- Joe Johnston in -requesting that
Soto, and a pedestrian light to be students do no more driving than
installed in front of College Inn, necessary on the campus .
have not yet arrived, said, Lt. "In some cases," Dean Beaty
Howell. said, "students drive only a few
With the arrival this fall of blocks from their dormitory or
over 9,000 students, the need for rooming house to class. This con-
continuance of the safety cam- tributes greatly to an already
pain is of great importance. oversized parking and traffic
Chief of Police R. G. Zeigler, problem."
during the safety campaign, com- During the campaign, safety
mented on the conduct of the stickers were distributed to stu-l


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Campus Talent

To Be Feature

Of Gator Growl
By Jim Baxley
A variety show program, with
a Fl1orida Blue Key Cup awarded
the winning entertainment entry,
will be a featured event, at Flor-
ida's Annual Gator Growl.
Ralph Blank, chairman of the
Growl committee, announced this
week that plans are being formu-
lated to present a competitive en-
tertainment program open to fra-
ternities, organizations, and in-
dividuals of the University.
The cup, sponsored by Florida
Blue Key, will be presented the
winning entry to be decided by
three judges on the night of Ga-
tor Growl.
All fraternities and organiza-
tions are urged to send a repre-
sentative to a meeting with Ralph
Blank and Dr. Dusenberry, facul-
ty head of Florida Players, to
be held in Room 208 of Florida
Union, 4:45 p.m., Oct. 1.
Blank announced that this
meeting would be devoted to a
presentation of the type entertain-
ment desired and a review of
available talent on the campus..
Preliminary completion between
all entries will be held the week
before Homecoming and the win-
ners will compete for the cup.
during the Growl program the
night before Homecoming. .
Expressing a desire to begin a
traditional program, Blank said,
that the variety show would be'
similar to College Night which
his been discontinued.
Individual" entertainment will
.be, welcomed, said Blank. Further-
plans 'will be announced at the
meeting Oct. 1.






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Four Sororities Now Active At Florida

By Marty Lubov
Four local groups of national
sororities have been admitted to
the Gator campus. Organized as
colonizing chapters, they will
function this year as the first sor-
orities to be started at the Uni-
versity of Florida.
Sponsored by national and lo-
cal alumni and transfer members
from other schools, the sororities
are Alpha Delta Pi, Chi Omega,
Delta Delta Delta, and Kappa Del-
ta. Limited to 25 members and
pledges at present because of the
small co-ed enrollment, the four
sororities will pave the way for
many national sorority groups to
arrix\ on campus.
Some 15 national sororities
made application for local colon-
ization. All were proved desirable
by the University committee on
fraternities, societies and clubs,
but on a basis of qualifications
submitted to the committee, it
was decided that the four organ-
izations would be the best suited
to make a contribution to the life
of the student body.
In a statement made to the Al-
ligator by Dean Beaty, dean of
students, at the University, 300 of
the co-eds are commuting school
teachers. Only 250 women are
considered, therefore, to be poten-
tial material for the women's
fraternities. It was reiterated fur-
ther that as soon as the co-educa-
tional enrollment shows a sub-
stantial increase, other groups
will be permitted to begin activi-
Negotiations for leases for
houses are already under way by
the four new local chapters. The
houses will operate under the full
time supervision of a house moth-
er and will conform to rules for-
mulated by the dean of students
and the Board of Control.
The University Committee on
Fraternities, Societies and Clubs
is a long-standing body that must
pass on all organizations promot-
ed on, the-campus. It is a student-
faculty group with members of
the Executive Council, Honor
Court and IFC included. Its pol-
icies with regard to the entrance
of sororities on the campus are
provided by the Board of Control.
They are:
"That women's fraternities be
admitted to the University of
Florida as local groups with the
opening of the 1947-48 session;
that these local groups be allow-
ed to rent or lease a house and
operate it under the supervision
of the University; that in rent-
ing or leasing houses, the Uni-
versity committee on fraterni-
-ties, sororities, and clubs will
approve any negotiations, as pro-
vided in existing University reg-
"That the University commit-
tee on fraternities, societies,
and clubs will be responsible for
admitting local groups, and rec-
ognition of national affiliation
will depend upon the progress
of the group as- a local; and,
that whenever fraternity groups
are housed in off-campus quar-
ters, adequate supervision will
be provided through the em-
ployment of a'full time House
W,.hiher, and that rules and reg-
"ilalions for the operation of the
office of the dean of students."
quarters will be approved by the



640 Men Pledged To Frats Phi Alpha Delta

At Completion Of Rushing Names Crosby
New Justice
Friday night marked the end of Harold Crosboy, of Kissimmee,
one of the heaviest rush weeks in has been named justice of Dun-
University of Florida history, with Pan Hellenic To can U. Fletcher chapter, Phi Al-
640 men pledged to 21 fraterni- pha Delta law fraternity, at a re-
ties. Hold Rush W eek cent election of officers for the
The only fraternity that had not Rush "W ee fall semester.
submitted its pledge list by press Other officers chosen were
time was Delta Sigma, a local The temporary Pan Hellenic Clifford B. Shepherd, Jackson-
group. council, composed of two ac- ville, vice justice; Bill Walker,
The week began Monday and tive members from each of the Jacksonville, clerk; Ralph 0.
ran till 2 p.m. Friday. Quiet four sororities on the campus, Johnson, Gainesville, treasurer,
hours were observed from 2 till held their final meeting Monday and Samuel Allgood, Jr., Clear-
7:30 p.m. Friday, during which night to complete plans for Rush water, marshal.
time rushees turned in their deci- Week. Phi Alpha Delta is a national
sions to Dean Beaty's office. For- Rush Week will begin on Oc- honorary legal fraternity, whose
mal pledge ceremonies were then tober 7th and continue through membership on the University of
held by each fraternity. October 10th with bids being is- Florida campus is limited to stu-
Because of difficulty in permis- sued on October 11. dents who have made an out-
sion to use six-point type, which is The four sororities which will standing record in their law
necessary for the enormous list of be admitted to the campus are school work.
pledges, the complete list of fra- Alpha Delta Pi, Kappa Delta, Its local alumni are headed by
eternity pledges will not be pub- Chi Omega, and Delta, Delta, Prof. Phil Constans and Attorney
lished in this edition. However, Delta. Joe Jenkins and Lance Lazonby.
the ALLIGATOR will print the
list in the next edition when more *
space is available, giving each fra-
ternity an individual story. reporter Blushes W hile
The Gainesville Sun, which A
prints the ALLIGATOR, would CarryingOut Assignment
not grant the six-point type for
the list of fraternity officers,
which, because of enormous size, Alligator Serves Its Feminine Readers;
requires six-point type. This list Campus Rest Rooms Listed
will also be published in the next
By Harold Herman
JameS R. W ilson Reporters have met embarrassing situations with calm-
'm. SO v n ess and fortitude, but the subject of girls' restrooms is be-
To Practice Law ing met with unwarranted shyness.
Anyway, gals-here's the dope on your restrooms.
James R. Wilson, professor of Since the permanent buildings on campus did not antici-.
law of the University of Florida,
entered practice. at Daytona Beach pate the advent of coeducation, the temporary buildings
with Paul E. Raymond, Daytona have been designed to take up
Beach attorney, on Sept. 15, un- the slack. These buildings will
der the firm name of Raymond have very adequate facilities for Secret Chemical
and Wilson. women.
Wilson, who relinquished his po- Colored maids will take care of Research W W ork
sition as a full time member of these rest rooms and custodians
the University of Florida law fac- advised that girls should be care- Unde ra y Here
ulty on September 15, holds the ful of what is disposed in the Underway re
degrees of B.A. and J.D. from the plumbing as the pipes are re-
University of Iowa and the degree utilized and stoppage can occur Contributing to the nation's
of Jur. Sc.D. from Columbia Uni- frequently. chemical research is the Universi-
versity. He has taught in the law Language Hall has two rest ty of Florida, where two chemical
schools of Stetson University, the rooms. One on the first and the research projects for the United
University of Pittsburgh and other on the second floor. The States Navy are currently under
George Washington University. Law building has one, in the north- way.
He is a member of the Amer- west section of the first floor, the Although the projects are still
lean, Florida and Federal Bar As- library in the southwest portion of a secret nature as far as gen-
sociations, the Order of the Coif, of the first floor, and Peabody eral information is concerned,
Sigma Phi Epsilon social frater- Hall in the southeast part of the University officials point out that
nity, and the Phi Delta Phi legal second floor, the University's contribution to
fraternity. During the coming The Engineering building has national scientific research is
as a part time faculty member at girls' facilities in the northwest steadily growing since the close
the University of Florida Law part of the first level, Science Hall of the war.
School where he will teach a in the southwest section of the During the war the University
course on "Office Practice." third floor, and rest rooms can be contributed vitally to research in
found in the southeast portion of the V-T bomb fuse and Sferics
the second floor in the Chemistry (storm location) as well as sever-
Gals-Here's Your and Agriculture buildings. al chemical and engineering re-
The temporary buildings have search projects.
Bi O onortuni, the following rest rooms: teach- The projects currently under
ers' administration-middle west way are under the supervision of
All girls interested in cheer- on the second floor; building E- Dr. G. B. Butler, plastic chem-
leading will meet in front of the west and middle wings; building istry export and recently selected
main auditorium every after- G-middle south of the second to serve on a nation-wide Navy re-
noon Monday through Friday at floor; building K-middle north on search panel, and Dr. Paul Tarran-
4:30. This will be the first year the second floor; and building I- tum, expert in Flourine Chemis-
of active participation by the one in the southeast portion and try, and are expected to contrib-
feminine counterpart of the stu- one in the northeast portion of ute to the nation's growing scien-
dlen. body, and according to the first floor, tific research data.
Head Cheerleader Billy Bracken, Florida Union has a fine lounge
the girls %vill receive sweaters on its first floor, service feature of the FLORIDA
anid attend all the games. Girls, this has been a public ALLIGATOR.

Recreation Ha

Of Tonight's I

IFC Confab On

Social Plans

Social events for the coming
year were to be discussed at the
Tuesday night meeting of the
Inter-Fraternity Conference but
because of the storm, it was post-
poned until Thursday night, an-
nounced by Jack Clark, summer
president, in the absence of pre-
siding president, Bill Turnbull.
Turnbull, a freshman in law
school, has been the social chair-
man and I. F. C. representative
of the S. A. E. fraternity for two
years. He has been very active in
publications and council work. He
was chairman of the Spring Frol-
ics dance last year when Harry
James and his band was brought
With Turnbull in the head post
this year, the I. F. C. is spon-
soring the Fall and Spring Frolics.
They are bringing two big name
bands here. These bands will be
just as good, if not better than
those had last year. A beauty
contest, at the Fall Frolics is go-
ing to be held. This is being spon-
sored in conjunction with the
Some of the tentative plans for
this year, as announce" by Turn-
bull, are a revival of some of the
prewar social functions. Included
in this are inter-fraternity de-
bates and inter-fraternity singing.
Due to larger enrollment this
year, the I.-F. C. is planning large
social functions for the coming

Date Situation

Could Be Worse;

Could Be-We Say
By Carol Link
It's about 550 to 8000! That is
probably the ratio of women to
men here in the Gator community.
We can't say we are swamped
with coeds but, at least, we do
have enough women to give the
feminine touch on campus. Who
knows, we might even have cur-
tains in the Chemistry lab.
What is the date situation?
With one woman to ever fifteen
men, it doesn't look too bright.
Matrimony has taken about 100
of the women and some 200 of
the 550 are teachers. That still
leaves a good 250 available co-
eds. We are pretty safe in say-
ing that 2000 men are married.
Excluding husbands, wives, and
teachers, this brings the ratio to
one to 24.
Well, A Few Eliminated!
Engaged students are going to
change this ratio a little anyway.
Some men are taken by Florida
Southern College, and others Tal-
lahassee darlings.
This helps the picture. But we'll
just have to hold our breath that
our available women are strict-
ly available.
Spruce Up, Men
And if the men manage to take
courses which' appeal to the ladies'
(those poor engineers) and are
,sure to use their combs and tooth
,brushes, it won't be too hard to
date that cute little number in
the second row.

Dr. G. B. Butler

Placed On Navy

Advisory Panel
Dr. G. B. Butler, assistant pro-
fessor of Chemistry at the Uni-
versity of Florida has been chosen
along with fifteen other chemists
f r o m prominent universities
throughout the nation, to serve on
an advisory panel to the Office
of Naval Research.
Dr. Butler, head of a Navy re-
search project currently under
way at the University will serve
on the panel designated as the
Navy Panel on the Nation's Po-
tential for Research in Chemis-
As a member of the panel, he
will survey research facilities
available in Florida, Louisiana,
Texas, and Arkansas. The panel
is part of the Navy's long range
to survey research in Chemistry.
He will leave for New York and
the first meeting of the panel next

Pi Lams Win IFC

Scholarship Cup;

Chi Phi Second
Pi Lambda Phi has done it
again! For the twelfth time in the
past 13 years they have won the
Inter Fraternity Conference
Scholarship trophy, according to
information compiled by Dean
Beaty't office.
Once again the Pilams have
beaten out Chi Phi for top honors,
this time with an average of
2.546, which is slightly below their
average of 2.556 for the 1945-46
term. Chi Phi captured second-
place honors with an average of
2.426, which was also lower than
their 1945-46 average of 2.555.
These scores are the combined
averages of members and pledges
for two semesters.
Chi Phi Runner-up
The members of Pi Lambda Phi
with a score of 2.641, nosed out
the members of Chi Phi who had
a 2.496 average. The same holds
true for the Pilam pledges: they
beat Chi Phi pledges with a
score of 2.254 to the latter's


Co-ed Student

At Recent Gro
Dean R. C. Beaty told all wom-
en students at a meeting held in
the auditorium Wednesday even-
ing that -'Women students can
make a real contribution by help-
ing to maintain, high standards
of coigduct, morality and scholar-
The purpose of the meeting was
to discuss matters of importance
to women students registering in
the 1947-48 session.
Announcement was made of the
admittance of sororities on the
University of Florida campus, and
registration blanks for rushing
were given out to those interested.
Rush week for sororities will be-
gin Oct,. 7.
An invitation was given by
Dean'Beaty to all women students
to attend 'the tea which will be

Prices Don't G

For Campus II

Infirmary And Ath
But Activity F

Living costs-like Old Man Riv-
er-just keep on rolling along. But
there is a m.jor difference. Old
Man River is traveling downhill
as far as student activity fees go.
In days when the cost of prac-
tically everything is advancing,
University of Florida students
might well be cognizant of the
fact-that the expense of their stu-
dent health and recreational pro-
grams is remaining constant-and
plan to take more and more ad-
vantage of the recreational oppor-
tunities offered by it.
The recently established College
of Physical Education, Health and
Athletics is offering an ever-ex-
panding program of activities at a
.non-expanding cost to the stu-
Students are not charged a fee
for the use of any equipment nec-
essary in the physical education
or intramural programs.
The University Infirmary, a de-
partment of the College of Phys-
ical. Education, Health and Athlet-
ics, :has made no advance in the
$15.' infirmary fee paid by each
student. This payment includes all
health services except operations.
Bed patients pay only a dollar a
day! for meals, care by physicians,
nurses, and orderlies, and for the
use. of bed linen. X-ray service
and special medicines are supplied
to student at cost.
Every University student will
have excellent opportunities to
participate in intramural and rec-
reational activitiesof their choice
this year. The intramural program
will inc 1 ude some 24 different
sports for both men and women
students,; and mixed participation
will be encouraged When feasible.
The home intercollegiate sched-
ule during the 1947-48 collegiate
year will bring six football games,
upward of a dozen basketball and
baseball contests, three track
meets, three, or four swimming
meets, and approximately twelve
tennis and golf matches.

Walker Is Flavet

Ill Mayor For

Fall Semester
In the general election held at
Flavet 3 recently for the fall se-
mester, Bill Walker, junior law
student from Jacksonville, was
victor in the race for mayor over
his opponents, Harold Smith and
Morris Smith. Walker received
276 of the 414 votes cast in a land-
slide win.
Commissioners for the village's
11 electoral districts were also
chosen. Winners were: District
1, Roland Lee; District 2, Bill
Scruggs; District 3, Bill Lane; Dis-
trict 4, Hank von der Heyde; Dis-
trict 5, Paul Keith; District 6, Bill
Cosper; District 7, Dale Thomp-
son; District 8, John Blaine; Dis-
trict 9, Dick Poston; District 10,
Herman Williams, and District 11,
Ken Laurent.
The new officials were installed
at an open-air meeting of all Fla-
vet 3 villagers held last Thursday
night, with Outgoing Mayor John
Crosby of Kissimmee turning over
the reins of office to his successor.
Resident managers of Flavet 3
are Ben Mayberry and Dick Penn.

Solicitors Wanted

Positions are now open on the
1948 Seminole for solicitors an-
nounces Sam Murrell, .business
manager of the Seminole. Solic-
itors get a 10 percent commis-
sion on all advertising they sell.
Solicitors may also earn a key
for working on the Seminole. De-
tails may be secured at the next
meeting which will be held Mon-
day night, September '29, at
7:30. All members of the SeAh-
inole business staff are urged to
he present.

II Will Be Scene

normal Dance


Dr. Harry M. Philpott, director
of religious activities for the Uni-
versity of Florida, is now busy de-
veloping a religious program for
the. campus. The form that the
new program will take is not yet
known, but much of the prelimi-
nary work is being done to fill the
place of the YMCA, inactive since
Retiring president of the Uni-
versity, John J. Tigert, recently
appointed a 15-man faculty com-
mittee to solve this problem. This
summer the office of secretary of
religious activities in the student
government president's c a b in e t
was founded. Conrad Demro is
the first secretary. These two
groups will work hand in hand
with the churches to inaugurate
the new program next year.
Dr. Philpott is just the person
to direct such a program. In his
smiling and very human way, he
told his life story to an Alligator
reporter while' licking a large
chocolate 4ee cream cone. Though
born in" a0'-iia, he was reared
in Nort' s lina He was grad-
uated frbN._) Vashington and Lee
University, and did graduate
work at the University of Virginia
before serving for one year as Vir-
ginia state director cf YMCA.
From 1942 to 1946 the ordained
Baptist minister served as a chap-
lain in the Navy. Last June he
received his Ph.D. at Yale. He is
married to a graduate of the Yale
Divinity School and they have one
Dr. Philpott is .a member of
Kappa Alpha social fraternity,
Omicron Delta Kappa, honorary

fraternity similar' to Florida Blue
Key, and Kappa Phi Kappa, hon-
orary professional education group.
Summer vespers were carried on
in Florida Union, and well attend-
ed. Sunday services have been'de-
livered at the air base. This fall
the department of religion hopes
to bring speakers to the campus,
to speak on religion and its prob-
Conferences are to be arranged
among the various colleges in this
region of the country for the pur-
pose of sending out student groups
to present programs to nearby
Dr. Philpott will be an instruc-
tor in Bible in the department of
religion as well as director of re-
ligious activities. The burden of
rekindling campus interest in re-
ligious affairs is largely on his

Baptists To Hold

'Join Church Day'
In keeping 4ith the Southern
Baptist customs Students' Join-
the-Church Day is beipg held
Sunday, Sept. 128, at 'the First
Baptist Church .And the Grove St.
Baptist Church. This is an an-
nual day set aside to encourage
Baptists students on campuses of
Southern colleges and universi-
ties to unite with a local church
and to continue their religious
affiliation while they are at col-

To All New Students-


To All Returning Students-







Joe Harrison and His Orchestra


The Joe Harrison Quintet


Come to the Florida Union Dance

Temporary Recreation Building
(Across From Fla. Union)
FRIDAY, SEPT. 26,/8-11 P.M.

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Harrison to Play
7s Hear Beaty For First Finctin

)up Meeting In Nw B
given by the sororities Oct. 6
The following rules for women
were given: By Jim amley
There will be no visiting in the
fraternity and sorority houses ex- Informal dancing iriday night
cept Monday through Friday, 5 to will be the feature event of the
8 in the evening; Saturday, 11 recreation hall's first week of ser-
a.m. til 12 midnight; Sunday, 12 vice to the students.
noon through 10:30. Climaxing the hall's debut week,
The sorority houses and wor- the dance will begin at 8 p.m. and
men's rooming houses will close last until 11. Music will be furnish.
Monday through Friday at 10:30; ed by Joe Harison and his or-
Saturday, 12 midnight; and Sun- chestra.
day, 10:-30. Recently constructed to provide
entertainment and relaxation for
NOTICEi 9,000 students, the rec hall is op-
erating under a planned schedule
A meeting of Alpha Kappa with ample time and space pro-
Psi, professional commerce frat, vided for various tuden ac-
will be held Monday night, Sept. tivities.
29, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 305 of Under the supervision of Mrs.
the Florida Union. G. S. Betty) Peer the hall is
open from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m.
daily with staff members of the
S* SoaringFlorida Union serving as assist-
10 o n ants.
Mrs. Peer, wife of a University
k P student, .will schedule parties,
Is O r Fun banquets, meetings, receptions
and other student group activities
which take place in the recrea-
letics Expand tion hall.
ees Are Same Seeking to present a varied pro-
gram for all students, the rec hall
is equipped with a soda fountain,
a piano, a juke Dox, a lounge, and
A Club To H a convertible banquet hall.
Ag. Club To Have The banquet hall, with a seat-
ing capacity of 65-70, can be con-
Three Spealkers verted into two halls with a seat-
ing capacity of 30-35 each.
Dean Harold H. Hume, provost Schedule of weekly activities
r agriultrd a proost previously announced by D. R.
for agriculture and acting presi- (Billy) Matthews, director of rec-
dent of the University of Florida; reaction, for the hall, is as fol-
Director Harold Mowry, of the lows:
Experiment Station, and Director Monday: Dancing class under
Eperimen tation, n i the supervision of Mrs. Julis'War-
H. G. Clayton, of the Extension the s upervision of Mrs. Julis
Service, will address the first Tuesday: Bridge tournament
meeting of the Agriculture Club night.
Monday night, Sept. 29, at 7 p. m. Wednesday: Ladies' night.
Ag. 104 Thursday: Reserved for special
Ag. students interested in any groups. The hall will be open to
All students interested in any the student body at large unless
phase of agriculture, conservation, special arrangements for a large
or forestry, are invited to attend group have been previously made,
this meeting. For new students, Friday and Saturday: All cam-
this will be an opportunity to meet puse recreational hal i unnam-
the men who have an important ed. There is a possibility of a
part in developing agriculture in ]"name contest," to be sponsored
Florida. Interested persons out- by Florida Union, but no defin-
side the University are also cor- ite information has been releas-
dially invited to attend, ed.

New Director Of Religious

Activities Assumes Duties

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Co-education Presents New Degrees

New Era For University Offered in
R,,erY C. Beaty. < dea of stu-
delrs.5 has been with the Univer-
sty about BusinessA23Ye
He was born -n Ripley. Miss.. n
1 23, 1S90. and received his
-is'- degree .: MlAs.s kppz ColI. i Three new degrees including It
He A at 'nPeted wor k fobil nversits doctorate and two masters will be
Ahi:. a t. tanderbiltnd ha doer. Offered this fall in a gruuate pro-
~lw:.' s work ant O Mia U on- i gram of the University of Flor.
worky nd the Lmversaty o'f idea's College of Business Adninis-
t and the avery of tration, Walter J. Matherly, dean
D,.-so: Scl. whose :.gice is n of the college, announced- today.
LnP.e S- S Hal! 105. ist very much. Statewide demand for students
terete.s ri the T. M C A. and of business administration with
.. sted a e ee.af-r ofr ,-f that or- graduate work, and the.necessity
,..zit,'..on both a't Georgp Tech of keeping pace with- -collegiate
Ind -t .at the Un~vrsuty o f business education in the nation
Fuirjia. brought about Board of -Control
fDean Beaty is ,' nembher of and Graduate Coineil.approval of
Florida Blue Kev. Phi Eta Sigmna, the new program.
,nl hi. ha Phit mega. A professional degree, the mas-
In his statement to the qmients ter of business administration, re-
of the University. Dean Beaty quires 30 semester h6urs of eco-
said: The office rf the Dean nomic and business courses -in res-
Stulents owecomesi all frea h- ean Beatyidence and the preparation and
othe lrnr*ersatl of for- presentation of an acceptable seo-
,mnen to the lniremt of Vl-r- prehensive report on some pertil-
Ida. office Is available at all times nent subject in lieu of the tradi-
"The 194O7-$ oehool year to all t mrps and we wish to tiona] master's thesis. A student
,marks a new era for our Vai- state bata every student is free may secure a graduate major i
v;- ,ity in that wP will have en- 10 comi in at any time he feels accounting, banking and finance,
or general business in working for
this degree.
as The master of arts Is a degree
Co o Gr oceryit Hs of the traditional 'type and re-
rocequires the completion of 24 emps-
Soter, hours plus a thesis. It Is'de-
peni ngSFrrMembers signed to be taken bysttidenta who
ps desire. to major- in. economics as 2
Mhbroad. liberal social science, and to
Membership Offers Great minor in business- administration
Savings In Grocery or some other related 1ORa&
an Meat Billsr Governed by -the same general
And Meat Bills requirements as thoseispectfied for
the doctor's degree in -other di-
By Fran White nrnkjs. fice-presiden: E. B. Grift- isions of the University, the doe-
ii,- Stidient Co-.-O Grocery a fs. secretaryy; C B Myers, treas- tor of philosophy to be.awarded in
non profit organizauor. r. a s urer: Bob Ghaotta,. Fayette Denni- business administration will.- re-
opeiines for membership and in- son, M. R. Lampe. Frank Aut zeyv. quire all candidates to-take a cep-
iat Floraa st-uden-tsr to p :rc. e Johr Cample and Wesley E. trial core of subjects in econo ile
stock n the c.rworation. Myers. members. science.
Ornly sto csoldens may p:nr- .
.chbse at the store. b:t any b', 'a
fide =tude-:nt of the Un:rrersin,- o~
Flord.,a s eligible to buy me r -
bership stock priced at $550 p-r
share AU but .53 cents o! e hs CRAiE HALL CATHOLIC.
rerned t the member ANE HALL CATHOLIC
who ,-at.hdraws from. the orgai'i-
Tie Student Co-op GrocerA PEL
whwn was opened for hbussznes ...
lase November now has 650 mrem-'
bers. It was begun by a group c4'. '
married students wbo were hasr- Nex oCollege
ing a hard tie trying to m e Next to nn
subsetence checks corer the high'
cost of Uving. These students
were Ben Mayberry. Ocala: Har-
old Smith. Arcadia: Fr ank '.- Sunday Masses
son. JacksonviUe: Georce Kss. .
iars; Bud Me yers. M amC: 8:30 And 10:30
Frank Stanley, Auburndale: and
Kenneth Jones.
There is a h:gh ua.fy e,;
meats, produce and other a r- Week-Day M s 7 OClock
ies available through the Stu- -. k 7 O
dent's Co-op store at a conMs. -idr-
able reduction in price as c-orar-
ed to other stores. The aver-ae
student can save enough ont cg- NEWMAN CLUB WILL MEET AT
arettes alone to more tha-. just-E .
his stock investment in t"he Cut-.. CRANE HALL MONDAY EVENING 7:30
the cost-plus-overhea;i b-a s
that governs the operation f _ths
store guarantees the h:-. r,e rm-
bers definite savings in thW it- :-P O'MLLB
profit stitution.Rev. Father J.P. O honey, ,
The election of the .,s a.-t --
rectors is held once a ear Myr D r
and every member .-.4 Uie. C t-c Director
Enterprise, Inc., as a sv~-rkder.
,. eligible to vote. A. pr z nt-e,
board of directors is coo.roed rof
George Kates, presilienr: P.a; Eu-

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All Students Use Florida

Union In Leisure Time
Billy Matthews, director of,
Florida Union and its allied serv-
ices at the Alachua Air Bade and
Camp Wauberg has been with the
University as director of Florida
Union since 1936.
Mr. Matthews was born in Mic-
anopy, Fla., and attended the
University from 1924 until 1929.
After being graduated he taught
school five years, served one ses-
sion with the state legislature,
became principal of Newberry
School and in 1936 became the
first director of Florida Union.
The objective of Florida Union
La to create'a tie between faculty,
students and alumni, and help to
create a cultural pattern to dis-
tinguish Florida students, says
Beyond that objective, Florida
Union endeavors to sponsor a
broad program for the entertain-
ment and recreation of the stu-
dent body.
Mr. Matthews belongs to a great
many civic organizations and was
very prominent in extracurricular D. xltbeus
activities while attending college.
As director of Florida Union, he
volunteers his services to all stu- the students who come in," he de-
dents as an informal counselor. clares.
"We urge all atdents to use the Students are urged to use the
facilities of Florida Union during temporary recreation building
their leisure time. We are always which the Union will operate m
glad to meet and talk to any of cooperation with the cafeteria.


Campus Disruptions Are

Sign Of More
George F. Baughman is assist-
ant business manager of the Uni-
versity and his office has under
its jurisdiction the supervision
and establishment of temporary
buildings, housing, maintenance,
transportation, and construction.
Baughman was educated at this
University from 1933 to 1939. and
became a professor of business
administration in 1940. In 1945 he
was appointed assistant business
Mr. Baughman said, "It is un-
fortunate that the general appear-
ance of our campus is so unat-
tractive at this time; however, 1
take a great deal of personal
pride in knowing that this disrup-
tion is a sign of progress, as we
now have more construction than
ever before at this University..
"Every effort,'' he continued,
"is being made at present to pro-
vide adequate facilities to educate
and house every qualified stu-

dent. This goal, I believe, has been
successful. There is seven million
dollars worth of construction go-
ing on now and a five million dol-
lar girls dormitory in the offing,
which will house 1,000 students."

Lutheran League
Plans Reception
Sunday evening the Lutheran
Students' League will hold a re-
ception for students and faculty
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Krienke, North Palm Terrace.
The reception wUl begin with
a supper at 6:30. Students wno
plan to attend are asked to meet
at 6 in the main lounge of the
Florida Union Building. Transpor-
tation will be given to the Krienke
home. Mr. Krsenke Is associate
professor of dairy manufacturers
at the Dairy Products Laboratory.

Meeting Slated
The State Committee of Selec-
tion for the Rhodes Scholarship
will meet Dec. 10 to interview stu-
dents who have been certified as
applicants by their respective in,
Students interested in certifica.
tion by the University of Flori,
da are referred to bulletins posted
in Language Hall, Peabody Hall,
and the Chemistry Building. They
are also invited to confer with the
institutional representative. Prof.
Brunet, room 180, temporary
building "E".

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ROTC Enrollment Largest

1937 As 1898 Students I

Enrollment in ROTC at the Uni-
versity of Florida has reached the
largest total since 1937 with 1,898
students registered for the cur-
rent semester according to figures
released today by Col. E. M. Ed-
inonson, professor of military
science and tactics.
The largest enrollment is found
in the freshman and sophomore
classes in which military science
is required, with 1075 and 522 res-
'In a breakdown among t h e
advanced courses we find the Air
Corps leading with 72 enrolled for
the first year and 55 in the second
year. Field artillery follows the
Air Corps with 41 in the first
year and 40 in the second year.
The Infantry has 39 enrolled in
the first year and 36 in the second
In order to take care of the
large enrollment thirteen officers
and eighteen enlisted men are
stationed here under the command
of Col. E. M. Edmonson, professor
of military science and tactics.
The only officer added to the staff
is Capt. Leroy Patterson who is
to teach advanced field artillery.
Capt. Paterson has recently re-
turned from duty In Germany.
In an effort to increase the

Jeep Accident
Injuries Cause
Student's Death
Donald Berry Dearing,. a Uni-
-versity student, died Sunday
morning at Alachua County Hos-
pital of injuries received in a
jeep-car accident late Saturday
Two cousins, Miss Ruth Led-
better and George W. Shea, of
Gainesville, were also injured in
the wreck. Both were released
shortly after treatment. Dearing
received severe lacerations on the
back of the head, a fractured
..skull, and a punctured lung.
Funeral services were held
Monday at Davis Chapel in Pa-
'latka, Rev. D. C. Wooley of the
First Baptist Church officiating.
Dearing is. survived by his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Dearing
Mary Frazier; and two aunts,
of Orlando; his grandmother, Mrs.
Mrs. B. C. Higginbotham and
Mrs. W. H Zorn, all of Palatka.
The accident occurred west of
Interlachen on State Road 20. A
truck backing onto the road forc-
ed Dearing's jeep to swerve, skid
and turn over four times. The in-
jured were brought to the local
hospital in an ambulance. The
Florida Highway patrol reported
that no one was' held in the case.

. New Location
^rWill Improve

Bank Service.
Th University Bank, now locat-
ed on the second floor of Lan-
guage Hall, soon will be moved
into a new office in, Room 4 of
'New, equipment, teller windows,
desks and other banking appara-
Stus will be set up with facilities
S*fficfent to handle all rush per-
iods. Seven tellers will be on duty
to relieve any overflow which
might occur.
The University Bank handles all
cash business transactions of the
,school besides providing a safe de-
positing system for students. All
the money received in payment of
student fees, cash bills to the.
school and the student accounts
ad up to make Cashier R. L.
Shipp's office handle some six-
million dollars annually, almost
as muclKas an average-size bank-
ing house.

present teaching space four new
classrooms and four new offices
are under construction. When
these are finished there will be
teaching facilities for an estimat-
ed 180 or 200 students. The pres-
ent office will be converted into
a library, study room, and meet-
ing room for the Scabbard and
Blade and other military organi-
zations after the new offices have
been occupied. It is expected that
the construction will be finished
in about a month.
ROTC first came to the Univer-
sity campus in 1920, when an in-
fantry unit was established, with
a handful of officers and enlisted
men. In 1929, a branch of the field
artillery was organized, and up
until World War II, training was


Scene From ROT

University Alwa

To Offer Aid T

A new student coming to Flor-
ida has an equal chance with
everybody else to get into one or
more of the many honorary so-
cieties here on campus. During
your four years here, you may or
may not become a member of any
of these organizations, but cer-
tainly want to know a little about
each one.
There are four types of scholas-
tic honors. The first one you'll
be interested in is Phi Eta Sigma,
freshman honorary. To become a
member of this national scholastic
fraternity, you must have a 3.5
average for a normal academic
load-at least 14 hours per semes-
ter or 28 hours per year. Another
honor is "making the Dean's List."
It is made up by Dean Little and
a committee and includes the best
20 per cent of the University Col-
Phi Beta Kappa is the highest
hoonr obtainable in the College of
Arts and Sciences. To be consider-
ed, a student must be in the upper
15 per cent of his class. Phi Kappa
Phi, which selects its members in
their senior year, requires an aver-
age of 3.0 to be admitted.
One of the major campus or-
ganizations is Florida Blue Key,
organized in 1925. Students asked
to join must have been outstand-
ing in leadership and service and
must have been on the campus
five semesters. This is one of the
highest honors you may attain at
Florida. More information on Blue
Key may be found in the "F"
Other honorary and profession-
al fraternities are as' follows:
Alpha Epsilon Delta, honorary
pre-med; Alpha Kappa Psi, pro-
fessional business- Alpha Phi
Omega, honorary ex-scout; Alpha
Tau Alpha, agricultural educa-
tion; Alpha Zeta, honorary agri-
culture; Beta Alpha Psi. honorary
and professional accounting; Beta
Gamma Sigma,; honorary business;
Delta Sigma Pi, professional busi-
ness; Gamma Sigma Epsilon, hon-
orary .-bisiniess; Gargoyle, honor-
Ar'y architectural; Kappa Delta
Pi, honorary education; Kappa
Epsilon, women's pharmaceutical;
Kappa Gamma Delta, aeronauti-
cal; Kappa Kappa Psi, honorary






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SteSupporters Of Coeducati

V Long Battle Before Reci
feared in these two departments 0| 8 I
the Army. Training was sus-
1945 during the war, from 1943 Charles P. Holzer Since those early years- at the
After the recent war, infantry The ratio of women to men on turn of the century the fight for
d field artilhe lerynt were againfantry the campus may be discouraging- the re-establishment of a school
-d field artillery e e again of- Ily low, but it definitely marks a to b e es e
red, and a third branch, the Air substantial victory over a long de- open to both sexes has been con-
rce, was started in the fall of bated issue. sistent and varied. Perhaps the
46. This year anti-aircraft has most noteworthy advances have
en included in the curriculum. Although the number of co-eds been effected during the preceding
he first class since 1942 will be is comparatively negligible, it is at two decades.
aduated into the Reserve Corps least a beginning. This is the Women attending the Univer-
the Army with second lieuten- first regular semester since the sity of Florida until recently have
t's commissions after the first oundingofthe Universit that largely owed their rights and
mester. _oe:_._i_ dmte on an privileges as students to Mrs. S.
During the annual War Depart- equal status with their brothers. B. Fisher, a Florida attorney.
ent inspections held last spring Florida Union Prior to 1905, co-education was
e University of Florida branch de ntan established feature of Florida Law School Opened
the ROTC received an "Excel- F d a U n on Is Stu ents higher education. Historical ree-
nt" rating, the highest award Union words reveal that several state Mrs Fisher, while assistant sec-
ven.,, Mte A that thege ae a- schools admitted women as well retary to the Florida Senate in
e A W ay FDerol H o m e a as men until the passing of the 1925 caused an act to be passed
Buckman act during that year. to authorize in certain cases the

By Jim Bowe
The Florid Union, students' "home away from home,"
is the ideal plade to do most anything. There are facilities
for doing everything from banking the four-ball in the side
pocket to wiring the folks about how much you're study-
ing "and-incidenta y-how-about-a-10-spot" are courteous-
Ire, ly provided. 'V
t. "Serving as the offial center
Student life, Flo s rida Union used the facilities of the Union
S sponsors a broad program of rec- this past ear. To reserve a meet-
.5 .,, creation and entertainment for the ing room inquiries should be made
entire student body. at the Union desk by the main en-
Located in the center of the at the Union desk by the main en-ce.
campus, Florida Union ui ope bansts 'the betouh
ca .lFlorida Union is open A Veterans' Administration i'
from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily and representative is on duty to advise
students are invited to use the fa- :trsentsi e t odv '
cilities of the building during G. I. students, while the soda ..'
.. these hours. shop boasts "the best doughnuts
..The main part of the building in town" and lower prices on cig-
Activieshas five floors which in lude the arettes.
C Activities has five floors which in ude the a The Union also operates Camp
game room, lounges, music room, Wauberg which is an ideal spot
auditorium, meeting rooms, offi- for picnics, swimming, boating
ces of student publications, stu- for picnics, swimm g, boating
dent government offices, offices and general relaxation all over the Traditional Scene
of the directors of religious ac- entire grounds. It is located on
SNs Readytivities, and the Institute of Inter- the Ocala highway about nine
American Affairs. miles from the campus. Passes to aus r i G
ac r ac olre dcrs five pia zino a Tpi e Organea Petat e a y be Uo De te Cpus C river* A irs G ator
Available for students' use are Camp Wauberg may be obtained
o St udents ve pianos, a pipe oran, a li at the Union Desk.
brary of recorded music as well Under the direction of D. R. T ra tionsn To N ew M en
nd; Kappa Phi Kappa, profes- as Florida daily newspapers, cur- Billy", Matthews, who is presi-
nal education, rent. magazines, the latest fiction dent of the National Association
Los Picaros, honorary Spanish; and non-fiction best sellers, a of College Unions, Florida Union, Students Given Look-See
hi Alpha Delta, honorary law; soda fountain, and a book store, is currently operated on a $90,-
hi Sigma, honorary biological; The game room, complete with 000 budget, derived entirely from At Cherished Customs
Gamma Mu, social science; billiard and ping-pong tables, is student activity fees and receipts By Sandy Geer
ho Chi, honorary pharmaceuti- open from 9:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. of the game room and the Western a r
l: Sabres, military; Scabbard daily with the exception of Sun- Union sub-station. Hear ye, hear ye! Ye olde campus crier shall check
id Blade, honorary military; Sig- day. Matthews states that there are ye out on ye olde campus traditions. Listen well to these
a Delta Chi, professional jour- t Messages may be sent from the between two and three hundred words of wisdom, that ye save ye many hours of grief at
listic; Sigma Delta Psi, honor- Western Union sub-station be- student activity centers,' such as
y athletic; Sigma Tau, honorary teen the hours of 8 and 7 ex- the Florida Union," he said, "is to the hands of ye upper classmen.
gineering Sigma Xi, honorary cept Saturday e ofihn the office and that they are becoming more The most important and well observed tradition on the
ientificreseatry ch; Tau Kappa Alphacloses at noon and all daw Sun- and more an integral part of stu- campus is the Honor System. By now you have probably
u, for estry; Tau Kappa Alpha, day dent life. heard some wise ghuy moaning
norary debating; Thyrsus, hon- There are five meeting rooms "One of the main objectives of about how the honor system is all
ary horticulture. available for student activities the Florida Union," he said, "it to .shot, but that's not true. All good vote some attention to them. The
which are approved by the Dean foster a cultural pattern for stu- Florida men and women do just fraternity houses and the dorms
of Students. One hundred and for- dents xhich will always be recog- what the signs in the classrooms compete in a tremendous decora-
Stoy,-three different org-anizationsinized as outstanding." say. They "uphold Florida's most tion contest, adding, much color
cherished tradition." In order to and school spirit to the Homecom-
ckeep this tradition going, it's up ing celebration. Be sure to attend-
o me Familiar Or ge to you to maintain standards of Gator Growl, the biggest pep meet-
honor in line with the meaning of ing you've ever seen. It's held the
wighe vCamp ss O fr e ove Cofp t the honor system. night before the Homecoming
i t e n ( p l If you've noticed students speak- game and your week-end won't be
ecing to you on the campus you nev- complete unless you see it.
Officers Enforce er saw before in your life, don't Florida hates Georgia. The
State Traffic waste your time trying to think Georgia game in Jacksonville ri-
L ws of his name because 'he probably vals Homecoming for show of
Laws never saw you before either. He's school spirit. Keen traditional ri-
By Shirley Thomas Preparations for the fall edition of the University va- carrying on another old Florida valry has existed between the
Black and cream-colored cars riety magazine, The Orange Peel, are alreadyunder way, custom, the "hello" tradition. Bulldogs and the Gators for years,
th peculiar radio antennas have according to Editor Jack Doherty, who announced today Whenever a Florida.student passes mass free-for-alls being the rule
come a familiar sight at the that the deadline for all contributions has been set for Oc- another on the campus, they al- back in the caveoan day.- Now-
niversity of Florida since Florida "ways say howdy. This custom has adays, civilization having crept in,
ate Highway patrolmen have tober 1. made our campus one of the the best that is offered is a fight
en assigned to patrol the cam- The main changes in the 1947-48 Orange Peel, ac- friendliest in the United States. on the playing field. School spirit
na regularly. to cording to the editors, will con- Of course all freshmen wear overruns Jacksonville, however,
Assistant Business Manager sist of changes in page layouts !, -J:__ their rat caps all the time except with a big pep. parade and lots of
orge F Baughman points out and cover. It is planned to use' Sunday. In addition to marking noise and music, .A prize is usual-
at the purpose of placing patrol- more features of general interest Freddy Freshman as a Florida ly awarded for the best decorated
aonudt ,iithr asa an d y insthe. parade.
en on the campus is to 'enforceand less fiction. In keeping ith product, i serves as an indispen- jaloy in the parade.
mpliance with existing traffic its nature as a variety magazine, sable tool when hitch-hiking Please do not run down people
ulations and to help protect the the Peel will carry sports features, around the state. If one of you standing in the halls with a steady
es and property of Florida stu- a news review feature, book re- lucky new guys can swipe a Geor- stare on their face. These students
nts. Since the streets of this views, short stories, humor, car- i 'gia rat cap, or if Florida wins are not any more unconscious than
nmpus arehea part of the sta teoons, and an article by a famousI over Georgia (and who says they usual-they are reading' the Or-
hway system, state road pa- writer or a public official of note. wont?) then you can place the lit- ange and Blue Bulletin. This val-
olmen are the logical officers to Staff meetings will be held at tle orange and blue chapeau in the uable sheet comes out three times
rry out these aims. regular intervals. All students in- bureau drawer, since that exempts a week and is posted on bulletin
Mr. Baughtman also stated that terested in art work, photography, freshmen from wearing rat caps boards throughout the school. Be
e patrol had made several sug- feature writing, or publications of- .for the rest of the year. sure to read it; all important an-
stions for improving traffic con- fice work are urged to come to Freshmen have some other good nouncements are .in the Orange
tions. In compliance with these the meetings. Previous magazine .i: traditions to carry out. In addi- and Blue Bulletin.
commendations new traffic signs experience is not required. tion to being able to nadine deans Occasionally you will notice a
ve been installed. These signs The Orange Peel cover girl con of all the colleges, athletic coaches sedate Model T with a sedate gen-
e beof the installendard highway tesins test, started during the summer, and team captains, and student tleman in the driver's seat gliding
e of the standard highway type will officially be closed Friday, body officers, each student should around the campus at breakneck
d should, end confusion result- Sept. 26. Two photos will be se- know the location of every build- speeds up to 15 miles an hour. This
g from a wide variety of signs. elected for the covers of the spring ing on the campus.' These rules vehicle has come to occupy a po-
Particular stress is being placed and summer issues and the names for freshmen are not to make them sition of honor in students' hearts
speeding and stop-street viola- of the persons submitting them feel like the under dog, but to be along with its owner, Dr,. Leak, of
ins especially on roads covering will be announced in the following sure that each Florida student the history department. Don't
tlying sections of the campus. issue of the Alligator. Covers for knows something about the school make snide remarks about this
hen a student is apprehended on the fall and winter issues al'eady and is aware of the traditions. amazing monument to the genius
ces the same repr results he 1. All photos must be submitted Editor Doherty Some dark night before a foot- of Henry Ford, it probably will
ould face if stopped anywhere by students of the U btiversity of ball game you are liable to hear still lbe going strong when you
o e if T he Florida. However, the subjects need a terrific noise and at the same leave the campus four years from
se by a patrolman. The nature not be University students, be given special consideration, but im ter soie and ate same leav
driver's license, and he will be at least 85 2xs1 inches in size, or either students or natives of Flor- ville citizens running, not walking, If you have a free evening with
to p fin e negatives must be available for en. ida. to the nearest safe shelter. Then nothing better to do, you might
The fine for violations probably ,i Photos submitted must not be to the Editor or range Peel, Florida you'll know that a pep rally and drop around one of the larger fra-
ll be $17 minimum. (A two- studio shots. They preferably should Union. Campus, not later than Sept. pajama parade is in progress. All ternities which is graced with a
l n $ tcos be outdoor shots similar to that 26. Two winners will be chosen Florida students attend these func- stone lion in the front yard. If
Lrger fines, however, may be issue of the Orange Peel. nouioced about Oct. 1, No entries tions, and have more fun than peo- this lion sports a coat of many
vied. 4. All subjects should be -Florida will be returned unless accompanied ple. Don't miss the first rally, and colors, go on your way rejoicing.
girls. Co-eds of the University will by a specific request in writing, if you're a freshman, wear your But if the beast is gleaming white
loudest pair of pajamas, and you just happen to have a can
Each year the whole University of paint in your pocket, you might
goes all out for Homecoming. go up to the lion and decorate him
EXCLUSIVE AGENTS Homecoming is when all the old just a little. Sometimes little
grads return to the campus. You men come running out of the fra-
should be especially courteous and ternity house armed with blow
friendly with the alumni and de- torches and water pistols, but you



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admission of women as students
At the time, Mrs. Fisher con-
tended that she was a taxpayer
and could not obtain sufficient
training in law, her chosen field,
at the Florida State College for
Women. As she was unable to
study law in another state, she
felt justified in seeking permission
to attend the University at Gaines-
ville. Practically no opposition
developed, and the law went into
effect in 1925. The act specified
that women might enroll at the,
University of Florida, provided
they were at least 21 years of age,
had completed two years of col-
lege work .and desired profession-
al courses of study not offered at
We've Had A Few Women
Since then a limited number of
women have always been in evi-
dence on the campus. Technical-
ly the University has remained a
male institution.
In the spring of 1937, Represen-
tative Gray from Bay County in-
troduced a bill in the house to per-
mit male students to attend and
have the same privileges and
rights as students then enrolled at
the Florida State College for
Women. The bill was negated by
a legislative committee.
With the advent of the G I bill
of Rights and the resulting over-
crowding at the Gainesville insti-
tution, Florida veterans com-
menced to petition Tallahassee of-
ficials last year for admission to
women's college. A small nit-mi]r
of males, husbands of forn er
WAC's attending college under Pe
bill, had gained admittarcea pIe-
viously. Finally, during Sp'jep-,i-
ber of last year, the Tallahassee
institution opened its doors to all
qualified males anxious to com-
mence their education there.
Another Coed Try
In 1944, due to a lack of stu-
dents at Gainesville and crowded
conditions at FSCW, requests were
submitted for the allowing of
women students to enter the Col-
lege of Education. The proposal
was sponsored by members "of the
Gainesville Chamber of Commerce,
the State Junior Chamber 6f Com-
merce and the legislature. How-
ever the Board of Control reject-
ed the idea, stating that they did
not feel qualified to change the
40-year-old policy of the Florida
institution of higher learning.
The Year Arrives
But with the beginning of the
1946-47 school year the pressure
was on legislature from all cor-
ners. Veterans wanted coeduca-
tion, noii-veterans wanted coedu-
cation, and alumni wanted coedu-
cation, along with just -about
every group that had any influ-
ence. So did Tallahassee's sc-ool.,
Then the battle began last s-Irtnl
when the lawmaking body on-
vened. Four separate coeducetion
bills were introduced, with three
of them generally unsatisfactory
to U. of F. supporters and any of
them acceptable to Tally. The
fourth passed unanimnoul -
through both house and sent -.
bringing coeducation to the Uni-
versity of Florida and FSCW,
thereafter to be known as Florida
State University. '-tI ._...
The foremost argument against.
the establishment of coeducation
until now has been the lack bof
dormitory facilities availabl.,.for
both men and women. Thi' i;0b--
stacle is gradually 'being eliminat-
ed. Plans' for new student hous-
ing, including specific provisions
for the construction of a new wom-
en's dormitory, have been ap-
proved by the Board of Control.
And although the obvious present
congestion cannot be denied, nor-
malcy is in store for future Gator
students. Another point express-
ed in by-gone years, mainly that
co-education here would take
away the necessity of the Talla-
hassee plant, has also diminished.
With record shattering enroll-
ments and a well confirmed anti-
cipation of higher enrollments in
future years, maintenance of both
institutions is more than justi-
The University's future appears
bright. Students of the present
may not be too aware of the ex-
istence of co-education. After all
it is merely in its earliest phases.
A significant milestone has been
conquered nevertheless. As fu-
ture alumni we may well be proud
of Florida's development and
standing with leading co-educa-
tional institutions in the South.

can ignore, them. They think it's
great sport.
Well, that's only a few of the
traditions honored on this cam-
pus. Try to observe them-you'll
get a lot more out of your college
days if you do. .


Gators Meet Favored Rebs Saturday

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In.r.murai_ __ .......Line Will Face

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Wolf Is Real Inspiration

For 1947 Florida Gators

By John Williford
If inspiration produces winning football teams, the
Florida Gators should breeze through their season unde-
feated. All they would have to do is try to emulate the
athletic record compiled by their head coach, Ray "Bear"
The genial mentor, holding down the top tutoring post
for his second year at Florida,
moved from Chicago to Fort
In1'vAu v AUthlAN Worth, Tex., at the tender age of
UIIvIerity AI lleic' four. A four-letter man in his
S ai Fort Worth High School days,
Set-Up Grow s Bl h Wolf collected two numerals in
iVl U| Viw W Bll football, four in baseball, ,a pair in
basketball, and one in track. Ray
I e S tuderit B o V was considered one of the top high
school athletes in Texas at that
By J. M. Gay 'time.
Athletics around the University Following through with the sec-
of Florida is a going and grow- -ond stanza of his Lone Star state
ing concern, with the accent plac- athletic career, Bear displayed his
ed heavily on student participa- collegiate gridiron talents at Tex-
tion in a more than. cheering ca- as Christian University under the
pacity. coaching of Matty Bell. He won
First in importance has been in his football letters as a sophomore
in the past, and will be in the fu- and junior, but was sidelined his
ture, an above-all interest is the senior year by a bad knee. Rated
football team and its ten game one of the best forward wallmen
schedule that begins with the tilt throughout his stint at TCU, Wolf
against Mississippi in Jackson- played guard his sophomore year,
ville at 8 p.m. Sept. 27. and reached the top of the colle-
Head Coach Ray "Bear" Wolf, giate ladder in 1926, making all-
and his assistants, including line Southwest Conference guard.
coach Ted Twomey, end coach Wolf, aside from being a great
Paul Severin, backfield coach linesman, specialized in place
Buster Brannon, and assistants kicking. One of his greatest mo-
Julius Battista, Sam McAllister, ments in football was when he
and Dave Fulller are readying a booted across a side angled 43-
team composed mostly of sopho- yard field goal to nose out Arkan-
mor'es and freshmen this year, sas, 10 to 7. Bear's biggest foot-
with a total of 20 returned letter- ball letdown and football does
men and 22 freshmen. The bal- have its letdowns-was probably
ance of the team will be made up when he muffed a straightaway
of returning non-lettermen. 20-ytrder against SMU when three.
Due to a Southeastern Confer- points would have meant the
ence ruling earlier this year, no Southwest Conference champion-
freshman entering college after ship.
July will be allowed to play on Played Pro Baseball
the varsity squad, but Coach Wolf After an unresultful fling at
has arranged a B-team schedule professional baseball, which was
to takp care of the men who will halted because of his same both-
-not make the varsity team and ersome knee, Wolf launched his
those who were unable to enroll long coaching career in 1928, as
before the deadline. So far, in the freshman line coach at his old
first week of registration, 14 alma mater, TCU. The "Bear" was
freshmen have joined the team in soon promoted to the varsity line
this categoryMajr Sports coach spot, and stayed with the
n the to other major sports Horned Frogs for eight years.
here at the University the Gators In 1936, Wolf accepted a job as
are expecting bigger things from head coach at the University of
this year's crop of athletes. Bas- North Carolina, where he staged
ketball, which begins immediately what might be called a modern-
following the football season, and day football renaissance. During
baseball, the following spring, are his six-year stay with the Tar
under the tutelage of Sam McAl- Heels, he transformed them into
lister on the court, and Dave Ful- one of the top pigskin powers of
ler on the diamond. Coach Paul the nation.
Severin will tutor freshman bas- One of the ironic events in
ketball, and Coach Jim McCach- Wolf's career was when Paul Sev-
ren freshman baseball. erin, sensational end during his
Other teams supported by the stretch at North Carolina, took
school are mostly all active dur- over the reins as end coach for the
ing the spring days, giving an al- Gator eleven. Aside from trounc-
most unlimited variety of choice. ing traditional rival Duke Univer-
Continued On Page NINE Continued On Page NINE

Begins Monday,

Horseshoes First

Water Basketball
To Be Held

By Julian Clarkson

The 1947-48 Intramural
sports kickoff is slated for
4:30 p.m. Monday afternoon
when horseshoes competi-
tion in both the Orange and
Blue Leagues of the Frater-
nity circuit will get under way.
Activity in the Independent
League and the Dormitory Loop
will begin soon afterward, setting
the entire men's Intramural pro-
gram in motion. '. i
Fraternity horseshoes will take o
precedence over water basketball,a .
which was originally on tap as the f sn .
frat league curtain raiser. The
aquatic sport, being introduced
into Intramural circles for the first .
time, was to have begun Monday, .
but the recent storm which blast- '
ed Gainesville rendered swimming Paul. Mortellaro, big Florida
pool activity impossible for a few guard willbe game:captain as the
days and eliminated any opportu- Gators 'meet. the highly favored
nity for much-needed practice ses- privet sty of ,Mississippi Rebels
sins. in 'Jacksonville Satul' .~ night.
Under the new setup, water Mortellaro -is a senior and was
basketball will immediately follow first string tackle last season.
horseshoes on the fraternity
schedule, beginning Monday, Oct.
6. Frat teams may reserve the
pool for practice sessions by con- FJ Fe
acting the Intramural office. quadEleven
Meanwhile, the sho e-tos's i.ng ,
tourney will lead off in frat activ-
ity Maonday afternoon under the iP olay alr
supervision of E. P. Landrum, In- .E a -o'
tramural horseshoes manager.'
Landrum reports that horseshoes a e r cne d e
may be checked out at the equip- '. :. '. ^ .
ment room in the old gym by frats Thie Unl'et -it'' o" Fi:..rida'. ,:.:
desiring to hold practice.prior to l:,inti.n tre.hnn laIt.' "B'
the meet. f,,._tb l] squsd ,.ill o-pen Its thr-e-
The tournament will be staged game schedule Saturday .against
on a team basis with both singles the -Pensacola -Nav-l Air Station
and doubles combined into one out- at, Pensacola. The 'Baby Gators
fit. A seven-man aggregation is also eet thie' University of Mi-
required for entrance points, three m' Hurricatre .'B" Iteam. in Or-
men-to pitch singles and four la nd,:. On (c- t. 18 and the Univer-
tossers to make up a pair of dou- aty of Georgig 'Bulldog "B" boys
bles teams. Play. in the Orange il to N .".'-20. ", l. is
and Blue Leagues will be carried Coached bv'- Mu' Batt, let,
on simultaneously. a. Dve Fuller,I a i,,i San, ,: Allis-
Under the new scoring system, ter. the reserves baaee bd n p'racs -
the winning outfit will receive 90 t,:ing along v;t-h Coac lN"If's
points as the victor's spoils since varsity.
horseshoes is classified as a minor On the flanks thee' be War-
sport. All Intram A i a On the flanks the '. .9be War-
sporAll Intramural activities are ren Tiller, John. Gilbert and Fal
divided into three groups-major Johnson at right, rant Hester
sports, worth 150 points to the and Milton Adkins 'at left. This
c h am p ; intermediate sports, quintet will ibe"made. up of two let-
worth 120 points, and minor termen and" three holdovers from
Continued. On Page NINE a1 "eats teai'. Gilbert is a two-
time winner, getting the. mono-
S. L gims in' 1945-46, 'while Hester is
a returnee from the' 1944 aggre-
TuAL gation.
So. Corlis, Carver,, Jim Kehoe-and
Ben Ewing will share tackle du-
ties. The greatest number of boys
are the guards .ith Hiugh Adams,
r By y Elgin hi-te i Willardi Si.e nkel, H.:tr,.:d Bry-
Florida over Mississippi:' Gator an, Lesile Mier. ln, Ciccone,
speed might overshadow Red and Dave Woo,d du. to s action .
passes. Mier was a, 1946. reserve while the
North Carolina to whip Geor- remainder: dre.first year men. The
g..ia: That Trippi sure was nec- guards' will pro iably weigh in at
Miami to lick Baylor: This has a 189 average.
strictly been a Hurricane .week. At the pivot slot Bill Mears
Alabama to edge Tulane: Gilt- of Plant City wil bring a years
edged Gilmer will find his mark, experience on, the '46 team with
Army to slip by Villanova: The him. Signal callers at quarter-
Black Knights have turned a little back will be Danr', Sliman arid
gray. DickPace; the hali..aci spot will
Arkansas to maul N. Texas be handled .by Fred Montsdeoca,
State: The Razorbacks win in a John Cox, Lery Poucher, oJim.
breeze. Yancey and Earl Sc',rbru'br
Navy over California: The Mid- wit Mh:,nt~de.:,.:a sitei t,: 'o t"1
shipmen have found the range. main b.:.-tring. Flrdidy Rozelle will
-Georgia Tech over Tennessee: start as fullback.
An engineering miracle. S,:r:.,rough is a.1946 :letter-
Illinois to take Pitt: The Illini mnn; Pac:e. C',x, Yancey and Ro-
want that Big Nine crown, zelle are holdovers, and Poucher,
Duke to tame N. C. State: Re- Montedeoca'and Sliman are fresh-
venge for '46. .men.


Continued On Page

Klein Issues Call


For More Managers
Applications are now being ac-
cepted from students who wish to
work toward an Intramural man-
agership Jerry Klein, student In-
tramural director, announced yes-
terday. The 14-sport Intramural
program gets under way next
week with competition beginning
in each of the three leagues.
In order to become affiliated
with the Intramural Department
students should visit the Intra-
mural office between 2 p.m. and
6 p.m. and apply for a position
undr the, supervision of one of' the
sports managers. Applicants may
work with the manager of a sport
of his own choosing arid will re-
ceive credit in the form of "credit
At the end of each school year
men are chosen to replace the
outgoing managers on the basis of
most credit hours as well as rec-
ommendations by the managers
and, the student- director.


Is Broken Into

Two Divisions

Larger Fraternities Put
In Orange League,
Others In Blue

An innovation in Fraternity
League Intrarnurals will mark the
1947-48 year beginning with the
first sport when 10 of the frats
square off in one league and the
remaining 12 vie for top honors
in another loop. This change from
the policy o past years finds the
10 largest fraternities on campus,
including the defending champion
Phi Delts, grouped in the Orange
League,. and the smaller groups
placed in the Blue League.
The decision to break the fra-
ternity loop into two circuits was
made b yth eIntramural staff in
conjunction with frat managers at
the close of lt year's regular
session. The actioA was taken, ac-
cording to Intramural officials, to
give the smaller teams in the
league a better opportunity to win
recognition. It was also pointed
out last year that the move would
keep the league from becoming
too large.
The task of placing the frets
in their respective leagues was
based on membership, including
both brothers and pledges, at the
end of the 1947 spring semester.
The two leagues will have iden-
tical status and winners in each
loop will receive identical awards.
Contests between winners of each
sport in the two circuits will be
scheduled whenever possible.
Phi Delta Theta, winner of the
1946-47 Fraternity League cup
and title-holder during eight of
the past 17 years, is the pre-
.season favorite to cop top honors
but: will have to work hard to
dominate the power-laden Orange
League. Last season the Phi
Delts raked in five individual
sport crowns .and turned on the
steam late in the year to win go-
ing .away after a stubborn KA
outfit had hung on most of the
year. When final totals were com-
puted, the runnerup SAE team
was far back in second place, trail-
ing the champs by 233 points,
1,486 to 1,253.
Using last year's final stand-
ings as a basis for calculation, Pi
Lambda Phi should be a shoo-in
for the top rung of the Blue
.ILeagiue. Despite a much smaller
rnermtber'hp than the frat king-
pins, the Pi Lams wound up in
fifth place, a higher notch than
those occupied by such Orange
League mainstays as DTD, SX,
SPE, PKA, SN and KS. Chief

Fast Gator Backs
Paul Mortellaro
Will Captain
By Bill Boyd
Bishop (175) LE B. Poole(225)
) Natysh'k(220) LT Erickson(207)
W M'rtenliro(205) LG P. Poole(204)
Kynes(205) C Bridges (204)
Dempsey(204) RG Crawford(195)
Sutton(198) RT Clark(240)
rurner(200) RE Harper(l172)
Belden (180) QB Bowen(193)
Griffin(157) LH Conerly(183)
.Forbes (175) RH Salmond(153),
Parker(183) FB Jenkins(178)i
Game time will be 8 p. m.
Officials: T. G. Kain (Georgia),
referee; William Barfield (Prince.
ton), umpire; H. D. Perry (Au-
burn), linesman; Buck Cheves
(Georgia), field judge; A. P. Mor-
ley (Milligan), clock operator.
In an announcement late yes-
terday afternoon, Coach Ray
Wolf stated that Paul Mortel-
laro of Tampa would be the
game captain for the Gators as
they meet Mississippi Saturday.
Mortellaro is starting left guard
and is playing his fourth and
final year for the Gators.
Over 18,000 people are expected
to jam Municipal Stadium. 6f
Jacksonville tomorrow night to
see the Florida Gators try and
hold off a heavily favored Univer-
sity of Mississippi Rebel eleven in
the Gators' first conference game
of their 1947 season. The Flori-
dians are also looking for their
first win under the coaching reins
of Coach Ray Wolf.
A win for the Gators Saturday
night would break a ten-game
losing streak which started way
back in November of 1945 when,
they dropped their final game 'qfy
the season to Little Creek Amphib
Base, 12-0.
Yesterday afternoon Coach Wolf.
had only this to say: "The team
is .in good shape, both physically
and mentally,, but we will have to
play our best to .compete .against
a team that has proven its
strength as the Mississippi eleven
did last week against Kentucky."
This Mississippi team will have
one of the largest lines that the
Gators will face this season. The
average weight per man for the
Rebels is 211 pounds. Five of their
seven men on the forward wall tip
the scales over the' 200 pound
Clark Big Tackle
The largest man in the Rebel
line is Jim Clark, 240-pound right
tackle, who is playing his second
year with the Rebels. Close behind
Clark in weight is big Barney
Poole, who was placed on many
All-American teams last season.
Poole tips the scales. at., 225 and
stands six feet three inches.
Playing opposite Clark wearing
the Gator colors will be big John
Natyshal, who is not a little fel-
low himself, weighing 220.. The
rest of the Gator line is around
the 200 mark with the exception
of little Tommy Bishop who
weighs only 175, but is rated one
of the top linemen on Wolf's fight-
ing Gators.
In the backfield the Gators will
be outweighed again, with Billy
.Parker, starting fullback, the top
man at 183.' Doug Belden, 180, is
next and the others are Bobby
Forbes at 175 and .little HalGrif-
fin weighing only 157.
Rebel Backs Big
The Mississippi backfield will
be led by Budy Bowen at quarter-
back weighing 193 and Charley
Conerly at 183. Both of these boys
are rated tops by Gator scouts
who witnessed the Mississippi-
Kentucky game. ;
Florida's backfield will 'be led
by Doug Belden doing"1'he ball
handling from the "T" formation
and he will also do the passing.
Belden is rated tops in the hurl-
ing department. He completed 44
'passes out of :92 *attempts last
This will be the seventh game
of the Florida-Mississippi series,
with the Gators *holding only one
*win which was back in 1945,

Yonge Six-Man Team

Will Open Season

Tonight In Stadium

Regulation six-man football
o'clock when the Baby Gators of
makes its debut on Florida Field
Friday night, Sep't. 26th, at 8
the P. K. Yonge Laboratory
School open their home season
against Summerfield High School.
Florida Field has been offered
to the Baby Gators for this occas-
ion because Harris Field will still
be in use by the Gainesville G-
Men baseball club, now in the
Florida State League playoffs. :
It will be the only P. K. Yonge
football game there this year,
though the Baby Gators will use
the University gymnasium for all :
home basketball contests this win-
The none-too-fat athletic treas-,
ury of P. K. Yonge and the desire
to keep the school represented in
intetsoholastic sports makes it1
necessary to charge University
students admission to these.
games played on the campus. Urii-
versity student prices for the
game with Summerfield on the
night- of the 26th will be 55 cents,
including tax. .


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Q -

Intramurals Play Large

Part In Campus Life
By Bill Moor
Intramurals at Florida constitute a major part of the
extra-curricular activities for many men and women.
During the school year 1946-47, the records show, that
a grand total of 3,081 different individuals participated
in the intramural program of the University of Florida. .Of
these there were 932 men in the Fraternity League, 749 in
the Dormitory League and 627 in
the Independent. League. Five the girlsto participate in many of
hundred and sixty-eight men corn- the same sport .as ,t boys, and
peted at the 'Alachua Air Base some additional sports have been
and 205 competed unattached., added strictly fo6r the girls. A
The total comprised 44% of the list' of all these sports can be
student body last year. found in the Intramural Hand-
During 1946-47 the activities of book.
the Intramural Department in- The winner of the Fraternity
eluded 1,113 contests. Aside from League trophy, which incidental-
the individual contests the de- ly retired the John J. T-igert tro-
partment sponsored a swimming phy having been won for the third
meet, a track meet in each of the time by the same fraternity, was
three leagues. All of the contests Phi Delta Theta by a large mar-
were officiated by members of gin last year. Runner-up was Sig-
the Intramural Board and men ma Alpha Epsilon, who won in
working to become members of the previous year: Last year saw
the board, a tooth and nail fight between
The staff of the Intramural De- ATO, Phi Delt, and SAE for all
apartment consists of a depart- three had two legs ori the Tigert
ment head, a student director, trophy but the Phi Delts led all
three league managers, a publicity the way to, .eerge the victors.
manager, a secretary and 14 Dorm League
sports managers. This group com- The Dormitory League is com-
prises the Intramural Board.. posed of men. from the. different
The Intramural Department dorm sections. on the-cam.pus. Ev-
head is.a,.person well known to, all ery section is included and all res-
Florida men. That man is "Coach" idents will have an opportunity to
Spurgeon Cherry. Mr.. Cherry participate. In the play -last year
takes a personal interest in all Sledd C, &-G emerged victorious
matters concerning -intramurals with Thomas C & D the-' runner-
and is willing to help in any mat- up.
ter._concerning his program. He :. The Independent. League con-
is ably -assisted by Jerry Klein, sits of teams other than dormi-
who, as student director, started stories and fraternities that wish
off last summer to run the big- to enter the intramural compe-
gest program in the history of tition. Some teams represent var-
Intramurals at Florida. Those ious religious organizations, some
serving as league managers this are living organizations, some are
year are George Karaphillis, Dor- all men from the same hometown,
mitory League; Bill Moor, Frater- and some are just men who form
nity League; and Julian Diaz, In- 'a team for the love of play. If a
dependent League; Bill Boyd, pub- man is interested in entering the
licity; and Julian Clarkson, secre- intramural program and does not
tary. belong to any of the other leagues
Three Leagues he should contact the Intramural
Intramural participation at Office, on the balcony of the bas-
Florida is divided into three ketball court or campus phone
classes: Dormitory League, Fra- 243, and the officials there will be
ternity League and Independent glad to put him in contact with
League. In this manner there is other men who wish to- enter a
at lease one place for every Flori- .team. Last year the All Stars won
-da man to enter the competition, the Independent 'award while the
This year there have been two Baptist -Stu,ideit' Lfnii.'. -came in
changes made in the previous set- second.
up. There has been added a league For the benefit of those par-
to handle the co-ed sports and the ticipating in' Intramurals the De-
Fraternity League has been split apartment publishes'the Florida In-
to facilitate playing conditions. tramural Bulletin which.. is dis-
This year, for the 'first time tribute to allteam managers: and
at the University, there is a di- is posted in conspicuous places on
vision of co-ed sports 'on the pro- the campus to 'inform the-partici-
gram of the Intramural Depart- pants when the. different events
ment. It has been arranged for'are s'heduied. .


TWLOtIA9 ALUSAtUt-OEtAYy, St. It 1 94

frosh Swimming

To Be Organized
IDue to the increased enrolmest
och Frank Geuovar is starting
* freshman awinmming team at
the University this year. This
I,,,1 be the first regular freshman
team to be organized sine 19nc .
wbcn a feW freshMeAn partnci-
practice will begin as son as
-the pool is filled. Anyone interest-
j in partidpating in the pro-
Paminay sign up at Cl'tac Gen-
a office now.
wIglblility to enter the program
is the same as in other sports aMd
hose qualifying will receive a

Continued From Page EIGHT
g you are inclined toward sports
in any way you are almost cer-
twin to find your game here at
Track and cross country is hand-
led by Coaches Percy Beard and
Frank Philpot: swimming is di-
rected by Coaches Frank Geno-ar,
Jim Riley .and Frank Harr; ten.
,is by Coaches Herman Schnell
jld Bill Potter; and, golf under
Coach Paul Severin. Skeet shoot-
ing is also a newly formed compe-
titive sport here. A rifle team is
headed by Major R. H. Hughett.
Proud of Showing
Florida is proud if its yearly
showing on the athletic field. The
swimming team is usually rated
up top with the best in the coun-
try, and the track team has a
long list of events racked up in
its win column. On the skeet team
are several of the state's and na-
tion's top gunners. The Florida
rifle team is annually listed
among the country's top ranking
Other than these activities is
intramural, in which anyone may
participate. The University's re-
orientation program now puts
Florida at, the head of the nation's
schools in having an all-around
athletic program designed for stu-
dent paltic:pation, and it invites
every member to try his or her
hand in any reports pie he or she '
may have special talent.

Intramurals Play
Continued From Page EIGHT
sports, fo- which 90 points go to'
the winning team.
Scoring rules to be observed
during the meet are as follows:
1. A game consists of 21 points,
a two-point margin not being nec-
2. Closest shoe to stake scores
one point.
8. A "leaner" does not score
t'o points but may be counted
inmrely as the closest shoe.
4. Two closer shoes to stake
thrn opponent scores two points.
1. One ringer scores three
po nts.
6. Two ringers score six points.
7. One ringer and one closest
shoe of the same player scores
four points.
8. Player having two ringers
against one for opponent scores
th-c- points.
9. All equals count as ties and
no points are scored.
10. A match will consist of one
game except in the finals when
the best two out of three will de-
cide the outcome,

Fraternity Loop
CtminuRed Prom PPage OGHT
opposition to the Pi Lauhsinn the
smaller loop is expected to come
from PKT, a ninth pace team in
the 22-team 1946-IT league.
DiviTion of fraternities into the
two leagues follow:
Orange League-Phi Delta The-
ta, Sigma Alpha Epsion. Alpha
Tau Omega. Kappa Alpha, Delta
Tau Delta. Eigma Chi, Sigma Phi
spailon Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma
Nu and Kappa Sigma.
Bhie LeAe---PI Lambda Phi,
Phi Kappa T a Tu pilon Phi,
Theta Ch. Pi Kappa Phi. Phi
Gamma Delta. Lambda Chi dlpha,
Beta Theta Pi, Delta Chai, Alpha
Gamma Rho, Delta Sigma and Chi
Phi ..

Tel. 2249

Wolf s Real
Continued From Page w GHT
sity a few times, the hefty head
coach saw his Tar Heels come
from behind to tie Tulane, 1i-1,
and then upset favored Pennsylva-
nia the next week by a 30-6 count,
all highlights of his colorful coach-
ing career.
Joined Navy
In 1942 Bear quickly answered
his country's call, and served a
four-year hitch in the Navy pre-
flight schools in Georgia and Ta-
as, and at naval air stations in
Miami and Pensacola.
Wolf began his job with Florida
last year, and, although his 1946
Gators ran up against & winless,
rugged. nine-game schedule, he
began molding what is expected to
be a stronger, and more prospect-
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Medical Association

Slates Aptitude Test

in Oct. And Feb.
Students Must Meet
Requirements For
The Association of American
Medical Colleges will sponsor pro-
fessional aptitude tests here Oct.
"27 and Feb. 2. Time and place for
the examinations will be announc-
ed later. Results of these tests are
used by all medical colleges in de-
terming each applicant's qualifica-
tioria for admission:
The professional aptitude test
is a series of examinstions which
measure actual equipment in abil-
ity and knowledge in comparison
with other candidates for the
.study of medicine.
Two types of tests are included:
A series of four tests of general
scholastic ability and tw-o achieve-
ment tests pre-medical science
and social studies. Since the lat-
ter are designed to test acquired
information on specific subjects it
may be to the advantage of the
student applicant to take the tests
given Feb. 2. 1949.
No one is eligible for these tests
unless he can meet the require-
ments listed below:
1. He must be a bona fide ap-
plicant for the 1948 freshman
class in colleges of nimediclne.
2. He may repeat the exami-
nation taken Jan. 11, 1947. on
Oct. 27, 1917, only if he is a
bona fide applicant for the 1948
freshman class.
8. No applicant examined Oct.
27 may be re-examined on Feb.
2, 1948.
Applicants for the October ex-
amination must register before 12
noon,: Saturday,. Sept. 27. Those
who wish to take the February
examinations must register before
12 noon, Saturday. Nov. 15. In or-
der to take the examination, ap-
plicants must register at the office
of the Board of Urniversity Ex-
aminers, 405 Seagle Building, not
later than the dates mentioned

Religious Activities
To Be Planned Tuesday
All students interested In re-
ligioius activities on campus are
urgfd to attend a meeting Tiles-
day night of the lnter-Religiouls
Council. Room 209., Florida Un-
ion, at 7:30. according to an
announcement by Conrad Demro,
Secretary of Religion.

Copies Of 'FT Book

To Be Distributed
Book Held To Be
Best Yet
AIlvi Burt. editor of the 1947-
48 edition of the 'F" Book.. an-
nounced rodaL that the remaining
c.:pies of the -F" Book v.ould be
.,;istributed in the lobby of the
Florida Unioh on week-d.iys from
one t., five p m. t(. the studident
.'ho did not Trecei've copies duir-
ing registration.
Students who were not enrtLlled
in summer school received their
copies wv.hile registering. and tlhe
other --. niav sien fir their book
at the distribution dek ui the
Fl.,rid.a Nnioni
\riith an etiitoral t staf fO six,
Editor Alvin Burt gath:re.i and
edited a book for the student body
that a'..is described by former
Piesicent Dr. John J. Tieert as
'"pr,:ribly the most attractive ii-
su' of the book velt pubh.ihed."
Burt. a jouirnali'rn student, has
bten active in studentt publiia-
tions other than the "F" Book. He
is Literary Editor .if the '48 Sem-
inole, was associate editor of the
Gator thii past surnmer. and is
on the XAlligator staff thi3 fall. Ha
is beginning hi .iiunior vemr at
tih- University this semester.
Associate editors helping Burt
Stan Mulder, Pen Gaines, Bob
Cargel 1, Clarence Wood, Joe
Dony, and Elgin White.
The business staff was:
BE.b Harlan'i. irJ-'rtisin'g man-
ager: Douglas H-azen. assitanL
advertising, manager; John War-
rLngton. circulation manager.

Rent Increase Held

Necessary As All

Costs Are Higher
Florida Students
Affected Less
Than Other
In response to inquiries, the
housing cofice said today that the
increase in room rent rates for;
dormitory rooms this year be-.
cirme necess.ary because of the
hlsher costs of operating the der-
mnitory facilities, depletion of the
reserve funds, and increasing
needs for replacements and reha-
bili Lt on
The problem of the replacement
of deteriorating dormitory facili-
tieo is one of the more impor-
lant ones. During the war '.'ears
no imipiovei'ients could be made
on the buiiilngs and conseqiiently
some of the ouildines and their fa-
cilties deteriorated seriously. The
prices for tlie replacement and re-
pairing of these facilities has gone.
up app-oximately 100 percent.
When comparedd with the in-
cleased ,periting and repairing
costs. the ui lent adjustments are
small. The nlage-t increase Ln rent
,as s.e\en dollars. COflsettng the,
increase in rates is the cost of.
labor which has gone u[ approxi-
imate.v 100 percent. supply price
increases of about 75 percent, and
a 50' to lpi, percent ise in t1he
Cost .it" eqi.pii[ment.
Tue dJimito ries are conmpleLejy
self--aipporting and self-liquidat-
ing. A.Ii -costs of operation and
nman,-enance nrust be taken fromi
the lent that is collected. Adjust-
ments in rent rates were avoided
last year' b.,c.iise of the small re-
serve fund that had been built up
during the war years, and because
of the increased number of stu-
dents per room.
Other colleges and universities
have been faced with the same
problem we are facing and some
hate found it necessary to in-
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01 Gator Gets Rehash Of Summer Session

By Harold Hermnai
Dear GI Gator:
Summer school, with the largest
enrollment in history of the Uni-
versity, was very interesting since
there were over four score of
coeds among the 4,700 students
that registered.
But there's nothing like a hot
'political battle to start off a hot
summer. The two political parties
cleared the decks and fought a fu-
rious battle. When the smoke fi-
rnally cleared, Joe Johnston emerg-
ed the victor in the race for the
presidency by one vote-the clos-
est race in student body history.
Politicians Dive
Florida Union held a dance be--
fore elections which was appro-
priately called "The Politicians'
Track Meet." That week I also
watched gridders report for the
first summer football practice.
Precedents were shattered con-
tinuously. A secretary of women's
affairs was installed for the first
time and women were found on
the Intramural Board.
jumped for joy and then set-
tled down worrying about obtain-
ing a data after I had heard that
the IFC had approved plans for
a summer Frolics to be held the
first or second week ,in August.
When the date finally rolled
around (Aug. 8-9),. Les Elgart and
his band provided the music.
First session classes ended on
July 21. Prior to that I had seen
the Florida Players' presentation
of "Antigone," went to the sec-
ond summer school dance spon-
sored by Florida Union, heard
Mac Morgan. well-known baritone,
sing under Lyceum Council aus-
pices, and generally wore myself
down trying to get a few moments
of study before exams.

Over 4,000 students registered
for the second summer session es-
tablishing a new attendance rec-
ord. Florida Union sprang into ac-
tion again and that Friday eve-
ning I attended "Farmers Frolics"
Second summer session started
on July 28. T'was about that.time
I started to notice things I had
missed during the first session
"hustle and bustle." The FLOR-
IDA ALLIGATOR had become an
eight-column newspaper; traffic
had become a problem on the cam-
pus, the noise of the building pro-
gram was unbearable, and that it
was getting hotter day by day.
where I wore myself out doing
square dances and Virginia reels
and watched some hapless fellow
win an award for having the larg-
est feet.
The Gals Get A Break
A rapid series of events found
ect being approved by the State
Improvement Commission and the
providing of playgrounds and nur-
series for the children of the Fla-
vet villages by the American Le-
August 15 the Lyceum Council
presented William Dale, a young
pianist, in concert, and on Aug.
27 Florida Players scored again
wvith a smash-hit performance of
George Bernard Shaw's "Can-
Meanwhile, the University had
announced that classrooms would
no longer be crowded, over $1,-
000,000 of army surplus equip-
ment had been purchased, and that
almost 300 teachers had been add-
ed to the faculty during the past
year. .
The last two weeks, crowded
with events, were hectic. One of
our librarians, Rubylea Hall,
caused quite a furor here when
it was learned that she had au-

Collegiate Expenses In 1936

Were Half Of Current Costs
This little deal of going to collitch ain't so much fun
any more if you're short on the clams needed to keep
bres.d in your basket.
The cost of food, rent, books, tuition, and clothing has
jumped 50 percent since before the war. It's even gone
up since last year.
For instance, one used to be ll I
ible to eat rather well for $1 a Prsident Miller Is
day in 1940. Last year the bare
minimum was about $1.50. Prices Co-Author Of New
at campus eating places have gone
up already this summer. DRAL Alm i n V&a r

The average, prices the Univer-
sity cafeteria this summer are 30
cents for breakfast, 55 cents for
lunch, and 60 cents for supper.
gompare this with good old 1936!
.The College Inn advertised in
the 'Gator that three meals a day
for a calendar month would cost
$20. A $15 meal ticket would also
receive a five percent discount.
! Lunchn cost 25 cents and even
din"^- was only 40 cents. You
could eat for a whole week on six
or seven dollars.
Books are high on the list for
non-veterans, as $20 a semester
goes into the book store for nec-
essary supplies:
Rooms on the campus run from
$24 per month, to $45 per month.
Add all this to fees and books and
you'll find that it will cost you
between $800 and $900 for a year
at college. And that doesn't in-
clude any incidentals or amuse-

URVU un TeCidiai)
"-Veterans Challenge the Col-
leges," a book written by Pres-
ident-Elect J. Hillis Miller as As-
sociate Commissioner of Educa-
tion, New York, and John S. Al-
len, director of higher education,
New York, appeared on book
stands early last May.
When' the colleges of this coun-
try had a 50 per cent increase
last year as compared with 1940,
those of New York State handled
an 80 per cent increase. How
this was done, both through the
cooperation of regularly establish-
ed institutions and by the estab-
lishment of the three G. I. units
known as the Associated Colleges
of Upper New York, is set forth
in the book co-authored by Dr.
Miller and published by King's
Crown Press at Columbia Univer-
Few other states have any
statewide program at all and none
has been as successful as that de-
veloped in New York.

thored "The Great Tide," an his-
torical novel about early Florida,
and that it was to be published
And Rent Rises
Robert P. Coffin, the noted
ppet, had begun a series %of three
lectures, the housing office an-
nounced the dorm rents were go-
ing up and much to my dismay,
examinations were looming. I
spent the next week studying.
In the midst of "burning the
midnight oil," the State Board of
Control announced the successor

to our retiring president, John J.
Tigert, to be J. Hillis Miller.
Sept. 1 brought respite. Labor
Day was declared a legal holiday
and classes were suspended. Then
the storm came I struggled
through my exams and emerged
,aone the worse.
Over 240 graduating seniors
received their degrees on Sept. 5
and the next day I staggered to
the station and left for home.
Well, Gator, that's what hap-
pened here this summer. Florida
sure is growing.

Harman To Lead Democrats

In Active Political Year
Well-Rounded Program Predicted;
More Participation By Coeds
Under leadership of David Har- pus political and governmental af-
man, president, plans were made fairs.
this summer by the Young. Demo- 10. More participation in Young
crats for an active year in political Democrats by women on the cam-
affairs. pus.
A round-table discussion was It was also proposed that a se-
conducted by President David ries of articles be printed inhath
Harman, and much was accom- A lligator to point out why stu-
plished toward setting up a well- Alligator to point out why stu-
rounded program and sound ad- dents should take a more active
rounded program and sound interest in and become better a-
ministration of the club. It was interest in and become better ac-
decided that Young Democrats quainted with matters of govern-
would meet twice monthly, on al- ment and politics.
ternate Monday nights, and the Other publicity plans were dis-
ideals and goals of the club were cussed,I and it was suggested that
discussed. a speaking "tour" of the various
These points are of particular campus fraternities and organiza-
significance in the coming year's tions be arranged in order to fa-
work: miliarize the student body with
1. A campus-wide membership the objectives and purposes of
campaign to secure lWoad student Young Democrats on this campus
body representation in the club. and throughout the nation.
2. Every member an active cam- The club announced that one of
paigner on this campus for intel- the most enthusiastic of Young
ligent citizenship, capable political Democrats to be found, Mr. Billy
leadership, and good democratic Matthews, has accepted the invi-
government. station to serve as faculty advis-
3. Meetings carefully planned, er.
varied in types, promptly started, Following are the names of
and smoothly conducted, those who will serve on the execu-
4. Recognition publicly through- tive committee for the coming
out the year for faithful .and dili- year:
gent individual service. President, David A. Harman;
5. Building up of an alumni file vice president, Bill Scruggs; sec-
to be made available to the state retary, Dick Broome; treasurer,
office. Bob Fishkind; national student
6.. Abolishing of campus politi- committeeman, Max Brewer; fac-
cal lines within the club. ulty adviser, Billy Matthews; pro-
7. A campaign for campus clean- gram chairman, Frank Stanley;
up and beautification. publicity chairman, Herb Kim-
8. A drive to revive the spirit mel; project chairman, Sam Phil-
of friendliness, including Florida's! lips; membership co charimen,
traditional "hello" and handshake. Buck Lewis, fraternity, and Char-
9. A determined effort to estab- lie McCarty, independent; good
lish Young Democrats as the will chairman, Doug Shivers; fi-
mouthpiece on the campus for nance chairman, Lamar Wingeart,
democratic ideals of justice, fair- and social chairman, C. J. Har-
play and good citizenship in cam- dee.


Eddie Hill, Hours 4 to 6
Leted North Of Thomas Hall Monday Friday
Grady Smith
Temporary Dorms & Flavets
Julian Fussell


BR-FRIDAY, SErF. 26, 1947

aA ^ I tory facilities and the addition of'
Crowded Classes qualified instructors on the teach- C WS
"Thing Of Past" mg faculty make it possible to Continued From Page ONE
limit course sections to 35 to 40 to be erected on the campus. This
Report Officials students, each, officials said that will be an organization institu-
the 200 to 300 class sections of tionally handled and operated.
Large and crowded class at last year in some courses are now "However," John says, "this move
eU nd cr l a a thing of the past. is being opposed by city laundry
the University of Florida are a Limiting of enrollment in class interests and certain persons in
thing of the past, officials an- sections applies in all courses both high political positions in the city
bounced here yesterday as details in the upper and. lower divisions, of Gainesville."
for individualizing study for all officials said, and will ease mater- The Freshman-Dance is to be
for individualizing study for all ally the overcrowded sections in sponsored by the freshmen
students were completed. freshman courses where as many through the secretary of social af-
Explaining that construction of as 300 students formerly met for fairs, C. J. Hardee. Another dance
temporary classroom and labora- a class. will be held for the other classes if

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they. so wish. The annual Junior-
Senior Prom will also be held.
The Executive Council also
dishes to bolster a program of
greater consciousness of school
John is interested in the crea-
tion of a new cabinet officer to
be called the secretary of legisla-
tion. His duties would be to in-
form the student body and the
Executive Council of all legisla-
tion of the city of Gainesvflle City
Council, the State Legislature,
and the national Congress which
pertains to or affects the. Uni-



-. eHere's Where The

SResponsibility Lies

f-'-la Newsluper of the UIiversity of Florida, in
Gainesvllle. Florida

Editor-in-Chief ........... Pen Gaines
Managing Editor ........ Ted Shurtleff
Business Manager ....... Ken Richards3
Published every Friday morning during the year
t.td entered as second eln,." mail matter, January
SO, 1M4. at the eost office :t Gainesville. llorlda.
under the act of Congresis o .ltarck 3, 187*.
Appointments for top editorial and business staff
"ositions will be namBed next week, along with the
complete staff.
ReceEt appointments, pending approval of the
1oard, include: Sports Editor. Bill 'eyd Assistant
Sports Editor, Julian Clarkson; Marty Lubor. Fea-
tures Edltor; Msile and Dramatics Editor. Gerald
(Editor'- Note: The opinions expressed In the col-
emns on thin page are not meeessartly tke opinion:
of the Florida Alligator qr ,aI editor. They are the
expressed, opinions of the wri'ers andS are printed
a such.)

We Give A Welcome

And A Responsibility

We welcome you to the University of
Florida and to our pages.
We, the new ALLIGATOR staff, as-
sume our duties this week, and we re-
alize that we shall be called upon this
year to be the voice of the University in
its biggest arid most important period of
its history.
This past year has been transitional-a
long fought-for transition. We have seen
the enrollment tripled in the past two
years; we have watched the planning and
development: of a "building and expansion
program. On this year will depend the
''rise and fall" of our University. All
Florida will watch the transition from
"Boys' Town" to a huge coeducational
Expansion is in full swing. New
buildings, an increased student body, an
improved campus are phases of the
With this growth, will be individual
growth-which is the reason universities
stay alive.
The GATOR plans its growth.. But the
plans for an increase' size can only- be
carried, out through -the co-operation of
the student body; A special call for all
students interested in publications is be-
ing issued.
-But it is not the -staff members alone
who make a college newspaperr' No mat-
ter how diligently a staff may seek to
bring about. complete coverage of the
news, something is bound to be missed.
You readers have much responsibility as
to the success of the paper.
We realize our patt--'in some. cases a
very ticklish one. For what we say
through these columns will be the voice
for 9,000 students. With this issue, we
are attempting to present a student pa-
per, student owned, student controlled-
and dedicated to student interest.
We understand our responsibility--and
we shall never forget it. We hope you
will accept yours.

No More, Than What

We Help Him To Do

Next Wednesday, the University of
Florida will welcome its fourth president.
After, studying carefully the releases and
record of the new president-Dr. J. Hillis
Miller--we believe that he has the neces-
sary qualifications to continue building
Florida into one of the nation's greatest
The Board of Control investigated over
250 men for the position, and when it
came to complete agreement for Dr. Mil-
ler, it indicated the same foresight which
it exerted in bringing Dr. Tigert from
Washington in 1928.
We would like to pass on the follow-
ing suggestion before our new president
arrives. Dr. Miller can do no more in
building the University of Florida than
what persons above him authorize him to
do, or-the students under him help him
to do.
We have a part in this University.

Ordinary Times


By H. G. (Buddy) Davis

Ninety-six percent of Ameri- isn't any war. It must be love (re- of the United Nations delibera-
cans believe in God, saysGallu member Stalingrad?). tions. This year, thirty-eight coun-
cans believe in God, ayfor little things- Ugly rumors floated around tries were represented, but Rus-
oll. Thank God for little things- about Russia's ratification of the sia wasn't one of them.
t'Irm.any be of good use! Italian peace treaty. With that This isn't surprising however.
/ This column is a reminder of little matter settled, U. S. troops The Catholic World reports that
what we're up against. It 'san move out and Red undercover ag- the huge city of Moscow has only
ents move in. That's love too. eight churches. The significant
easy matter to forget. and pass But in' spite of all this, we fact is that Russia didn't attend
the buck to the other fellow. But have a great and powerful nation the mass even for social purposes.
this is a personal battle, and the even in these peaceful ORDINARY They really should have gone -
harvest is all yours. These are the TIMES. Not counting Alaska, sometimes you meet nice people
seeds our nation is sowing-the there's a lot of water between in church. But we highly suspect
crop is uncertain. the Bear and Uncle Sam. We've that the Reds aren't interested in
Russia is still getting, good old kept our eyes open and have no nice people.
U. SI oil. If you. remember, last illusions about "the war to end In the face of Russia shipping
year the situation created quite wars." U. S. oil, getting warships, using
a furor, so the Commerce Depart- On the-other hand, don't forget German labor, infiltrating nations,
ment made it legal by granting the little European countries of and being absent at mass, we
s, special lic. se to the Reds. 1940. The German's worked them barge right along while secure in
And don't forget that our Rus- over with a fifth column. Put our little sphere. There's nothing
sian ally did such a good job in that fact beside this one and to worry about-we think!
defeating the Japs that we're giv- compare-our labor leaders won't Maybe there isn't anything to
ing them a; lion's share of Jap even sign the loyalty checks. worry about. But just in case .
Warships. The picture ir blacker than it Anyway, ninty-six percent of
And while we're reminding, let's was September of last year. It Americans believe in God, and
remember that the Reds are still was then "hat four Russian dele- seventy-six percent believe in life
using German slave labor.' All's gates, with other representatives, after death.
fair in love and 'war, but there attended mass for divine guidance Thank God for little things!

Bull Session By Odell Griffith

-_Editor's. Note: Odell Griffith and the day is made for sleepswish, suh, is just not the gentle-
has returned to the campus after (after the bull session) and the manly thing to do.
a four-year absence Griffith was ay is made for rest (with a bit The University has grown. With
a four-year a nce Griffith was of worry about the general col- a grace and charm hardly pos-
author of "Bull Session" before lege courses). Now, however, the sible with the creaking temporary
leaving. University is bubbling with short- facilities, the school has absorbed
The .old gal ain't what she used breathed hurry. Everyone is flay- its heavy load. And the final
to be, Last week when we arrived ing gingerly at the tasks of the test of whether or not it will con-
on the campus, the change, of the tomorrow, hardly before the as- tinue to grow will cone later,
past four years gave us a stinging signments of the today are out when the surge for knowledge has
slap. Some gentleman, called the of the way. And the tenacity with reached its own plateau.
postwar period, during our ab- which veterans of the recent war The University must meet that
sence had handed innocent little are approaching those untouch- test. For Tally no longer is the
Erudite a good dozen slugs of 'ables, the books, is something for little sister in pig tails, but now
white lightening. And the activ- such a sour watchdog as old a determined young thing who
ity resulting was a corset-bust- Westbrook Pegler to chew well knows her own mind. And she is
ing change from the placid to the before swallowing, intent on getting as much as pos-
terrific. Then the slow, low whistle, long sible of the appropriations and
Back before the Japs crawled as much a part of Gatorland as facilities provided by the state
up on the tummy of a sleeping the honor system, has gone the for higher education. With abol-
Uncle Sammy in the Pacific, the -way of all fleshy tradition. For ishment of the brother-sister tra-
University students mixed happi- the girls, after all the spleen edition, it's every school for itself,
ly with a blend of easy living, rumblings about. co-education, are And the University, since it has
Many lent an ear' to the old with us by recent action of the met the bloat of the postwar pe-
Spanish adage: the night is made state legislature. And somehow riod, must face this other test
for sleep (after the bull session) whistling now after the skirt with eoual def'trmintiHnn


NfvELSTI sycw I Reviews And Stuff By Gerald Clarke Paran

-- By Morty Freedman

"--On r ds in Gainesville it's for the moment. This is the song
"Near iou." Every record shop which says, "Bongo, Bongo, Bon- POT IOURRI: Although the
reports that the tune is its best go, I Don't Want to Leave The nev "F" book is one of the finest
seller. The Francis Craig disc on Congo." yet published, it contains a big
H ---- the Bullet label is the recording x x laugh-nainely, the part describe.
____ most in demand, but it seems that Larry Clinton is preparing to ing studeiyt government and say.
most people will take the Alvino go back to band leading and is
n-f-----.D.a d,, ing that ngembers of the Executive

Just exactly who has the responsibil-
ity for what is said in this newspaper ?
That is an important question which we
tried to answer in the first editorial of the
SUMMER GATOR under the title: "WE
Mean WE." Sine- "ummarizes the re-
sponsibilities connm d with the publica-
tion of a college newspaper, we are here-
in reprinting excerpts from that editorial:
"In many circles throughout the cam-
pus. this controversial question has been
sounded. Many have no idea who's re-
sponsible for the paper. It could be the
entire student body, for they pay fees to
run the campus publication. It could be
the few in the group who choose the staff.
Or it could be the individual selected to
run it.
"Let us go back a few paces. At elec-
tion time each year, students elect mem-
bers for the Board of Student Publica-
tions, who, in turn, select the paper's of-
ficials. The GATOR is owned and con-
trolled by the students. Are they then
responsible ?
"The Board of Student Publications,
with four faculty and three student mem-
bers,'has the power to elect the editor, but
it also has the power to restrict his power,
if it desires. Is the board then liable for
what the GATOR prints?
"When the Executive Council each year
approves the selection by the board, does
that mean the council members are re-
sponsible ?
"Then the editor takes over, and with
him rests all the decisions as to what will
appear in the paper, what the policies
and the stand of the paper will make. The
entire- functions and dissemination of the
news are left up to his discretion. Is he
the one responsible?
"Let us go further. In good journal-
ism, we learn that the consumer, the ac-
tive readers, actually have a controlling
part in what goes in the-newspaper. A
good editor, we understand, must know
what are the interests of the readers as
well as know what will interest them.
"When the GATOR staff uses the edi-
torial "we," it does not voice the opinion
of the editor, or the editorial staff, or a
group of influential students. Our aim is
to work for a better University and main-
tain the traditions of years behind.
"In the past, the authority for the
word 'we' has been abused. .The respon-
sibility of the paper has rested in that
'we,' as was proposed and understood by
over-anxious editors.
"We feel' that 'we' have a past to up-
hold, for you to cherish here at the Uni-
versity. And 'we' have proudly accepted
the important and responsible position of
the newspaper."

Aim To Revive
Old School Spirit

Tomorrow, school spirit-- that old
Florida tradition should come back
greater than ever.
The first game of the football season
is scheduled in Jacksonville tomorrow
night. The importance of this first game
cannot be overlooked. The- team is. your
team, and you have the responsibility of
bringing school spirit back here greater
than ever, and of bringing a victory back
to the campus tomorrow.
Our primary aim is to achieve a revival
of the old Florida' traditions and an in-
crease in school spirit. It can be bol-
stered more by a comprehensive planning
of activities. A big -rally is set for to-
night. Spirit will flow naturally into your
heart and soul if you will only attend.
It should be the heartfelt desire of ev-
ery student who has come to school this
semester to get into the swing of the old
school spirit. Everyone should make it
his duty to overhaul the lagging spirit and
to see that a new spirit is engendered in
the hearts of the men and women who
can and will make this University the
greatest in the South.

Rev version as a substitute-
which brings us to the fact that
there is a new .recording of the
thing-by Elliott Lawrence. Now,'
while Lawrence has hit the popu-
larity jackpot in many sections,
he hasn't done so well in Gaines-
ville, which is o. k. with me; but
this new disc sounds like it might
very well make the grade. It's
a nice danceable version with a
pleasing vocal. Still, it's second to
Francis Craig.
May we suggest: For jazz fans,
Eddie Miller's new Capitol disc,
"Muskrat Ramble," coupled with
"You Ought to Be in Pictures."
The man has that tenor sax under
perfect control, and he has pro-
duced a disc which both perfec-
tionist jazz hounds and "just
folks" can enjoy. May we also
suggest that you look into the
tune called "Civilization," 'which
has hit certain people as being
the right thing in novelty tunes

set to open at ran icm xey 'j
Meadowbrook, Nov. 11.
Carnegie Hall was last week
the scene of another artistic suc-
cess. Ernest Tubb and the Texas
Troubadors did a two-night stand
there. Even if the critics ignored
them, the public didn't.
The psychiatrist told Danny'
Kaye to separate from his wife
and find his true self, or some-
thing. Knowing that all Danny's
material was written by Sylvia
Fine, his wife, I figured Danny
was a goner; but it seems Danny
ai.d Sylvia have signed a joint
contract with Warner Bros. and
everything will roll right along
on a professional basis.
Gainesville is a university town.
I hear that there are quite a few
educated people here. I wonder if
there aren't enough to warrant
bringing the film version of
Shakespeare's "Henry Fifth" to

The Exchange Post ByGosh

Overheard in the front seat of
a Thornden Lothario's panting
Pontiac: "Darling, two hands,
please!" "But I gotta keep one
hand on the steering wheel, hon-
-Keesler News.

Love may be blind, but it sure
finds its way around in the dark.
-Auburn Plainsman.

Grandma says: "Holding a
boy's hands used ot be an of-
fense; now it's a defense."
-New Mexico Lobo.
He: "There's a certain reason
why I love you."
She: "My goodness!"
He: "Certainly not."

Student: "Why didn't I make
100 on my history test?"
Teacher: "Do you remember the
question, 'Why did the pioneers
go into the wilderness?' "
Student: "Yes."
Teacher: "Well, your answer,
while interesting, was neverthe-
less incorrect."
-Keesler News.

Wallace: '1 am going to kiss
Joan: "But I have scruples."
Wallace: "That's o. k. I've been
-Auburn Plainsman.

Sarge: "Gee, but I'm thois-
Pvt.: "Wait a minute, I'll get
you some water."
Sarge: "I said thoisty, not
. doity."
-Keesler News.

.We particularly like the erudite
young co-ed's crystal clear distinc-
tion between "like" and "love":
"If I likes them, I lets them; if I
loves them, I helps!"
-New Mexico Lobo.

Co-ed: 'I'll stand on my head
or bust."
Physical Instructor: "We don't
expect too much. Just stand on
your head."

Or maybe she was only
a gear-maker's daughter, but'
.she could outstrip them all.
-Keesler News.

When two lovers kiss'and make
She gets the kiss and he gets
the make-up!
"Do you believe in free love?"
"Have I ever sent you a bill?"

"Oh. here's the place mother
told me to stay away from I
thought we'd never find it."
-Keesler News.

Council do; not indulge in partisan
politics. Who's kidding who? .
John Warrington, being boosted
by many as the Gator Party nomi.
nee for student body prexy in the
spring elections, got another boost
when he was named circulation
manager of the "F" book-it's a
good way to meet the new fresh.
men The Charlie Bennett for
Congress Club plans to have Ben.
nett address a campus rally in the
near future-and there are ru-
mors that the Young Democratj
will sponsor an appearance here
by Rep. Emory Price, Bennett'g
opponent-to-be The SPEs,
never a group to shirk work, just
couldn't see paying high construc-
tion costs for an addition to their
house, so the boys got together
and converted their garage into
a new wing of the house through
their own hard labor .. Bill
O'Neill, who was nominated by
President Johnny Crews to the
post of secretary of the interior
in the cabinet, but kept from final
approval by some of the politics
which the Executive Council "does
indulge in," spent part of the sum.
mer building 12 new ballot boxes!
with his own hands Bill
"Turkey" Moor, efficient business;
manager of the Orange Peel, will
become the fourth in a line of SAE
Alligator assistant business man-
agers appointed by SAE business-
managers, despite the fact that
he has, never received credit for
any work on the Gator business
staff. He will be appointed assist-
ant business manager this week,
according to fraternity brother
Ken Richards, new ous iness man-
ager The KAs have been,
thinking of hauling down the Con-
federate flag, which is their em-'
blem, ever since the ATOs pledged
a freshman named Jefferson Da-
conducted all over the state by
Florida Public Opinion Surveys,
shows that on a basis of sample
ballots distributed by weekly
newspaper editors in the state,
Fuller Warren has taken a com-
manding lead in the choice, foqr
gubernatorial candidates. Warren
was high man in 46 of the 67
counties and received slightly
more than 33 per cent of the to-
tal ballots cast. Attorney General
Tom Watson was second .with 17
per cent of the total and was high
man in five counties, while Dap
McCarty was third with nine per
cent of the ballots cast. Running
four, fifth and sixth respectively
were H. L. (Tom) Sebring, Colin
English and George Smathers .

Campus Opinions
0 Letters To The Editor

Student Berates Election Remains
Dear Editor:
1 notice with disapproval the remains of the spring elections and
the summer school elections, still displayed.about the various' class-
rooms of the campus, and on some of the trees about the edge of the
I thought that the parties were supposed to clean up th4t mess,
whether they won or lost. Let us have something done about that-
and soon.
H. Warren Felkel

From The South, That Is
deer sur.
a ham a gentleman fiom thee deep South. Ah is called lucifer
jones. Ma purpose fo coming to the University of Gainesvillage is fo
education, but how much can a Dixi man take? Somthin must be
done or ah shall take mah business elsewhere. It's not hard to stand
3 hours in line to change scheduel then to hear the gall say "you
have got to go back an have this har card sined-the professor should
know better then that"; ah don't mind waiting for lunch or to look in
a mirror to comb mah wavy hair-it aint bad wadin thro mud to
classes, but when it come to standing in line fo hours to get the instra-
ments which makes slaves out of tko (books that is) ah abjects..,
Senitor Claghorn will hear about the mortification which i go
through (please kindly excuse this proceeding misspelled word-mah
pen don't work well in dry weather).
Why can't the teachers in each class take money fo books from
the trade which frequents classes and send that very same hour fo
those books. This system will prevent us from losing time in lines and
also confusion. And also prevent blood shed.
This is mah progressive system fo the U of Gainevillags-an fur-
ther more Ah am anti-communist.
your all Dixi gentle man;
lucifer jones

File Thirteen Corner y Heck

Come-on in, girls,
We need you around!
You will add joy of living
To our University ground.

Come on in, girls,
We'll brush our hair,
.And keep "slicked up"-
'Cause with you herb, we'll.care.

We need girls with us
'Cause that feminine touch
Means we'll watch our language-
Our actions and such.

We're glad you're with us;
'Tis so much better
To say what we like-
'Stead of sending it by letter.

We're no longer a monastery-
We're a. cross section of life;
One can get an education
WThile he looks for a wife.
Dana White, U. of Fla.

That crash you heard v as the
bottle of champagne which I have
just smashed over my typewriter!
Our campus has become a huge
wheel of personalities, activities,
and ambitions. I am afraid that
higher education has become a
big-time industry. It should be
one. I hope to mirror the happen-
ings about our school, comment
on student interests, and above
all, intensify school spirit.
Our fall semester bounced off
Lo a rainy start with the new
coeds wading right into the cam-
pus swirl. Girls, we are really
happy and howling to have you
here. Make yourselves at home
and please, don't put on those long
skirts just yet! How do you like
the new temporary buildings? My
roommate missed a class that was
being held in Building K. I'll bet
you couldn't find it either. Presi-
dent-elect Miller's office is being
reconditioned. If you're a fresh-
man. yon mihrt stoo over and

give it a glance. That, my frosh,
probably will be the only time
you'll ever see the room. There is
a startling notice on a "Langwich
Hall" bulletin board. The lil' -note
asks, "Afraid You'll Fail? See
Mrs. Milner." It's horribly early
for such a fear, but when may I
see you, Mrs. Milner?
The miracle was my being in
New York this month for six
quick days. Ahhh, deah old B'way!
Well do I remember when I shared
billing at the Palace with Sophie
Tucker, Nora Bayes, and Marie
Dressier. But SEX is still SEX.
The most publicized event is the
"Forever Amber" opening sched-
uled next month. You already,
know that Linda Wilde and Cor-
nel Darnell are paired in it. Two
other lover-boys are Georgie San-
ders and the Britisher, Richard
Greene. The pic r" y even reach
Gainesville. The longer skirts are
still bringing stares along the ave-
nue. Imagine whistling at an
ankle! We men have not been
overlooked in the change of fash-

ion. Quote: "Trousers are being
cut perceptibly narrower." That's
a gentle way of breaking the
news. Current fad for New York
sons is the reversible four-in-hand'
tie. So there, girls. Scenes for the
picture, "Naked City," are being
filmed from a moving station-
wagon. I walked around a block
three times trying to get in a

I am glad to see Rubylea Hall's
triumph with her book, "The
Great Tide." Some of the same
people who sniggered at her ef-
forts are now salaaming at her
feet. Am I the only person who
doesn't know the meaning of
\'Parhnoia," the title of Morty
Freedman's strip ? Look for crowds
at the coming "Perils of Pauline."
It is the type of pitcher that every-
one goes to regardless 6f good,
bad, or indifferent. reviews. Wolf
howls for Jane Greer's effective
debut in, "They Won't Believe
Me." Yours 'til the dust set-

..MA ar-r x IAI'

Early To Bed By Marty Lubov

By Marty Lubov I yelled. "I'm not a frog! After what?" He dived for my hand
Ali-Ben Gator, my ancient saur- all the publicity I give you. too." this time. I jumped back, stumb-
ian acquaintance was feeling a "Waal, Im just feeling that ling over an aged Orange Peel
trifle gray and let down the other mean and lowdown," he cried. in vr ed O a mu P
day. "Things have come to a pass editor, buried in the mud.
"Oh, it's you," he said as I around here that I never expected "Do you realize," All Ben Ga-
slithered down the slope of the to see or smell hide or tail of. Son, tor said, "that I am 94 years old?
sink-hole. "You're the writing' fel- it's ,turrike." He crawled out on G'wan home, sonny to your cg-
ler, aren't you? Where ya been?" a log and burped out another tear. .
"Oh, around," I murmured, "It's so bad," he said, "I don't education. You have leveled this
"around." even know what to do. In all 94 curse upon me."
"Waal," he snapped, "you can years in this sinkhole, I never I leaped for a tree and yodeled
leave right now. None of my old seen anything like it. Son it's a my way back to civilization
friends see me any more." The old blow. Here in this place where I across roofs of temporary build-
gator dropped a large tear from a was born and raised we have ings A, B, C, D, J, K, P, and U. In
half-submerged orb. oh, I can't bear to say it." the distance Fitzpatrick '.was
"Look," I said, "ya old bag. "Say it, old leatherhead," I said. grinding out a touching scene for
What's up with you? You know "hay it." posterity. It was Ali Ben Gator
these crocodile tears don't go with The ancient sinkhole gator sob- sinking into his hole and softUy
me." bed "female gators we have. gasping "Ah'm adyin', son,
Ali Ben Gator switched his tail. FEMALE ALLIGATORS'! Here in Ah'm adyin'."
(He always had a few suares) this sinkhole with me!" MORAL: It's easier for a camel
and made a grab for my leg. "So," I said, "so what?" to pass through the eye of a need-
"Now hold on thar," pardner," "So what?" he shrieked... "So le that it is far a fat man.

As I See 'Em By Elgin White

After a two week's interim from back, and most of them had cash- bonus for the union' plus. your
the rigors and tribulations of a ed some terminal, leave bonds, nearly new 1941 convertibIl.
hot Summer session, we once again They are eagerly awaiting to It all boils down to the act
return to the campus to find every- serve the veteran in any way pos- t a boils down o t fa
thing just about the way it was sible, for a fee. A large fee. In that the business men 'in,Gaines-
when we left it. That is, almost, fact, instead of fee, I think the ville, -not all of them mind you;
One of the major changes most term would be more appropriate but about 99,9999999 'percent .of
everyone expected was the in- should we say salary. them are out to get all they can
flux of those beautiful things You 'know, it seems like the from the students' of the Univer-
known as wimmin. According to proprietors in Gainesville would be sity. And they don't care how
the information released by com- satisfied to hold their prices down, much it costs them the stu-
petent (?) authorities, there and'depend on a large volume of dents, I mean. The business men
should be around 500 girls on the business for their margin of profit, know that there is only one way
campus. Well, if there are that But no, they rub their greasy the students can beat them. Hold
many here, they must be hiding palms;, greet you with a diamond on to your measly pittance, tight-
somewhere. Come on out girls, we toothed (gold's t6o cheap( smile, en your belts, and starve to.
won't bite will we? and empty your wallet before you death.
However, Ptoodents, to be per- can say, "Veterans Administra- They say that the prices will
fectly frank, I must admit that tion." soon start dropping, though. Yeah,
I have noticed a definite change The greasy spoon boys are go- but not in Gainesville. Not a,
in one quarter. I really should ing to be disappointed by some long as there is a student with
have known that there would be of the veterans though. Oh boy, a nickel left, which, if things
a change in this respect, and I will they get fooled! A lot of the keep going like they are, there.-
must admit I was right. The boys spent their leave bonds before won't be.
change I am referring to is the coming back to school. The used Oh well, why complain? Maybe'
change in prices -hat have taken car dealers beat the hash house we will beat Mississippi, and wq'll
place in all parts on and off the slingers to the punch. I see where all come back and splurge with
campus. Yessir, the prices are up you can get a snazzy 1927 chain- a milk-shake instead of a coke.
again. Evidentally, the genial pulled Maxwell for about 900 That is, those of us who can afford
proprietors of the eateries here bucks down, plus a bonus to the it.
and yon got wind to the fact that salesman, plus a bonus to the guy Prediction: Florida 21; Missis',
a lot of veterans were coming who led you to the lot, plus a sippi 14. (The Sunny Side Of Life),

By Jingo By Jingo By Barton Johns.

The Next Seven Days

4:30 p.m.-Glee Club, Auditorium Florida Union.
11 a.r.-Lutheran Church Service, Florida Union.
4:30 p.m.-Glee C(lub, Auditorium.
Pep Club, 308.
7:30-9:30 p.m.-Alpha Kappa Psi, 36l5.
8-30 p.m.-Adelphos Society.
Students' Wives' Bridge Club, 107.
4:30 pm.-Glee Club, Auditorium.
7 p.m.-Movie night, "Hudson's Bay," Auditorium.
7-9:30 p.m.-Debate Club. 205.
8-10-Adelphos Society, 308.
4:30 p.m.-Glee Club. Auditorium.
5 p.m.-Delta Theta Phi, Wauherg.
4:30 p.m.-(lee C'lub, Auditorium.
7:30-10 p.m.-"F" Club, 305.
1F'lIDAN', OCT. a-
4:30 p.m.-Glee Clubl. Auditorium.