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Student Owned

Student Controlled

Dedicated To Student
Interest


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Attend The Pep Rally Today!

Beat N. C. State!

Back The Team, it's Yours!


-OL.39, NO. 4





Florida


Campus


Ready


For


Biggest


Homecoming


mr t Florida's New President
former Suden


Candidate For


1. S. Congress

Charles E. Bennett :I
Will Speak Before .
Booster Club : ~.'


Chartes K. Bennett, candidate
for Congress from the second dis-
trict, will speak here Monday, Oc-
tober 20, at 7:30 p.m., at the Flor-
ida Union auditorium.
The local "Bennett for Con-
gress Club" is opening the meet-
ing to all students and the public.
At the last "Bennett for Con-
gress" meeting, Bennett stated
that a Congressman should try
to avoid waste in government
with all his resources. "The hope
of America lies in the average
man," he said.
Bennett was a past president of
the University of Florida student
body, former editor of the Alli-
gator, and a'member of the Flor-
ida Blue Key, campus hororary
society and was graduated from
the University College of Law.
He first announced his candi-
dacy for Congress in 1941, bu t
withdrew to enlist in the Army.
While in service he led a band of
Philippine guerrillas behind the
Japanese lines.


Dr. J. Hillis Miller


Dr. Miller Outlines Policies


CAMPUS DEMOCRACY


Student Government


Gets Miller's Approval

Students Will Have Even
Greater Responsibility
Student government at the University of Florida re-
ceived a "shot in the arm" and a challenge of greater re-
sponsibility to come when President J. Hillis Miller issued
his first statement of policy to the Florida Alligator.
More Student Responsibility
"The thousands of students enrolled in this institution
may expect ome not to take any of their present responsibil-
ity away," said Dr. Miller. "On the contrary, they may
expect me to place greater responsibility for the manage-
ment of their own affairs upon them."
Interviewed at the end of his first week as President of
the University, Dr. Miller. discussed at length the part to
be played by students in the administration of campus af-
fairs.
"All of us know," stated Dr. Miller, "that the. best sin-
gle criterion by which we may judge the,ability of a per-
son to assume responsibility is by placing responsibility
upon him. This has been the basic principle of higher
education all these years."
Parelleling this, Dr. Miller pointed out that "we (the
educational administrators) have not assumed that young
people have powers of independent thought and of moral
responsibility, and certainly in higher education as a
whole we have given them very little opportunity for indi-
vidual initiative in either realm.
Students as Potential Leaders
,,0- "r....,, o ,A T-,. Trillor we assume that collpzeo


Nomination for Congressman 1 1 T upot And f s, ..,..
from the second district will be or university students are what,
made at the primary election next In u0d ress 10 F U MyA U ud St f they are destined to become, potE
May. tion and our hope for a peaceful
New President Holds Ideal ahead, and treat them accordingly
S New President Holds Ideal "To carry this out we should s
Victory M1edals 'Of Progress For Campus terior that to the responsible, resp
By Allen Skaggs, Jr. ida, told faculty and staff em- thinker, the right and opportune
Director of Publicity bers here last night in outlining moral leader the guardianship of
0 BeJ Awarded "I shall expect steady progress his philosophy of future achieve- and right and priviilege to disco,
rather than spasmodic and flashy ment for the University. known.
Achievementt" Dr.' J. Hillis Miller, Makes Initial Appearance "When I apply this philosophy
Victory president of the University of Flor- The new president spoke at a
Victory and American De- general convocation of faculty and to which I unreservedly subscri
fense service medals will be dis- staff members in his initial ap- Florida campus I am happy to fin
tribute on campus in the West pearance before the whole group ready been put into effect. I
oungetof20he Florida Union, M 1f his University personnel. He responsibility to embrace a gfea
from Oct. 2 to 25. flflI^ was introduced by Dr. H. Harold -th and develop+, ine
Qualified applicants must M Hume, dean of the College of Agri- tellectual growth and development
present'their original discharge culture and provost for .Agricul- Dr. Miller expressed a desire
certificate in order to receive Ar ture quainted with the student body
their authorized medals. r r must press constant for speaking to various student g
Bu y Barton Johns c V V. against the problems, obstacles, semester. Possibilities for a gei
Gc. I stbsitence c hea..; are and difficulties upon the frontier e.ster i lties a u
expected not later than Nofv. 10," *- i of progress," he said in calling- dent body were mentioned, but it
announffairced Secretary of Veteans upon the faculty, "in complete con- due to conflicting class schedule
theAffairs Bob Ghiottothmonthly meeting ofs week atmerican L fidence," to set and maintain aca- of extra-curricular activities that
Le monthly meeting of Americanty of- demic standards appropriate to a Wholehearted End
Legion Post 157. "University of- "great University." e
ficials and Florida Veterans Ad- An $800,000 appropriation has "I will be satisfied with noth- Giving wholehearted endorse
ministration are cooperating in been approved by the Board of ing less than a great University, student government at Florida, I
an effort to have the checks in the Control for the construction of second in quality to none in the students have it within your powx
mail by the first of November. a new wing to the Main Library land. Nothing less than this areas I have allocated to you, to
Chiotto informed the meeting and for modernization and re- is our mandate from the Board of l ia e ad n
that he had checked with Dean conditioning of the existing Control." Florida the leading university in t
Price on the rumor that the Uni- plant, it was announced this In simple but direct and force-
versity was no longer hiring vet- week. ful terms, Dr. Miller outlined to
erans' wives. Price stated that Representing only part of a the faculty what he will expect of i
this was a completely false ru- proposed $1,200,000 plan of con- them in the future: C 0W il Ueen
mnor. Qualified veterans" wives struction and remodeling, the re- "I shal expect this faculty to
may receive full attention- in a cently approved project will get take an abiding; interest in their
personal interview, underway as soon as contracts students," he said, explaining that
Bill Scruggs, post commander, are let, it was stated. his philosophy of education was
said that distribution\ of World that contracts probably would be the "systematic bringing to bear,
War I Victory Medals' and the let durin., N-,, number and that ac- upon the individual student, of all
American Defense Service Medal tual i:.s;ui. -tin work would be- th6se influences, of whatever na- MattheWS TO In
has been announced as first step gin sometime in December. ture, which wil lassist him through Frosh Offic
UW its current membership drive. Plans drawn up by Guy Fulton his own efforts to develop in body,
Veterans state posts have urged architect for the Board of Control' mind, and character to the limit B David Bra
Veterans, coed-veterans, and fac- cal for a new wing, a new stack of his individual capacity for y .d B
ulty veterans are eligible to join unit, with a capacity of. 500000 growth, and help him apply his Highlight of the First Annual
the Legion. Florida state posts volumes, a new main entrance powers so developed, most effec- day night will be the crowning of
have urged that veterans attend- and' several reading rooms with tively to the work of the world." man Dance by Florida Union Di]
ing the University transfer their a combined capacity of 1,800 peo- Operating Great University The young lady to receive the
s t this group for the p In addition to these new fea- Dr. Miller outlined his immedi- e ce
membership to their s group for e. This tures, plans call for n to these new fe- ate future schedule in office as de- the frosh during the dance by m
can be done very easily and with- ditioges, ans dcall for the recon- voted to getting acquainted with thews will present her with the c:
out added dues. preone very easily and with- ditioning and moderry fnization es.f the people of the state through an Also during the intermission the eat
Saded d pst f e extensive speaking schedule; niget- Florida Union director will intro- 12:1,
tIng acquainted with the Univer- et e wl e ce officers of Tli
Fraternity V isiti ng H ourS sity organization and the ,rnnni- duce the newly elected officers of Twill
tions under which the faculty is the freshman class. i
Discussed At Meeting riety
working; effectingthe most ofii- Outstanding instrumentalist with ent
client working relationship with Tiny Moore's orchestra will be acco:

state officials; 15-year-old trumpet star, Jack voca
Students, Housemothers, Pushing forward, with the great- Sheldon. Young Sheldon, consider- pers
est possible speed, the construe- ed by many as the finest trumpet- mag:
Advisors And Faculty tion projects currently under way er in Florida, has been so con- jazz
Hear Problems on the campus; getting other inm- er Flo has been so
provement and building projects sistently outstanding on his, in- minus
By Jim Baxley under way where they are impera- strument that he was recently of- the
Student Democracy at the Uiversity of Florida went tively indicated; selecting key ad- feared a job with the Gene Krupa Bath
to action Mtde ayate henv ersityre miuinistrative and faculty personnel orchestra. Univ
into action Mondayafternoon when fraternity represent- for positions already established Sharing the soloist spotlight anist
atives met in a joint session with house mothers, faculty and surveyin gthe over-all needs of with Sheldon will be alto saxo- er ci
advisers, and members of the Committee on Fraternities, the University, college by college, phonist, Paul Chafin, female vo- Th
Societies and Clubs in an attempt to reach an agreement school by school, and department calist Nellie Debs, and a male o'cdlo
on house visiting hours for men's and women's fraternities, by department. vocalist formerly with Johnny new
The meeting cam ars oa r mes Mercer's orchestra. nighi
of expressed dissatisfaction with of the faculty advisory group and The Junior Inter Fraternity drag
existing hours on the part of fra- Dr. Robert E. Carson of the com- y Conference breakfast and variety Unio
ternities and housemothers. Upon mittee. on fraternities, that due Ant show will immediately follow the purc
invitation of Dean Clifford Beas- precautions must be taken to act dance in the Florida Union Rec- of t
ley. representing the Dean of Stu- in the best interests of the fra- iSCUSSS several
dents office, the mixed group met ternity, program,* nationally as
toimake suggestions .nd hear an- well as locally .. le lo n N on-Frat M en E
swers concerning hours originally Student Body President .ohn
issued by Dean Beasley. Crews and IFC President Bill 8
fraternities said the hours were fraternities and Advocated the As the ALLIGATOR went to r
"not necessitated by existing cir- formation of a plan that would be press last night, the Executive
cumstances" and advocated a Continued On Page SEVEN Council was giving its official Hopkins Trophy Is Award negal
change that would be agreeable r .*" ,.. touch to the recent class electionsDebate
toal.. ... by either approving or disap- For Final Debatee
Daconcerned''" proving the elected ca.ss officers. u
Discussing the original plan, .. The t t (Photo on Page 2) All
Dean Beasley pointed out that the of 21 offices in last week's 13cam- By Jim Camp have
responsibility" for the proper pus elections making a clean The Debate Society has opened awar
hare and conduct of students at sweep in the sophoore, junior the intramural competition to non- will
ithe University "rests with the ad- -. and senior classes A total of fraternity as well as organized be P
ministration." Referring to past senio. r, ot e e Ast otn al of fraternity groups. The winner of ticip
experiences with the various fra- .' 3,382 votes were cast in the ha- frat gups. The winner of ticipi
experiences awith the various fra- lo lting, the fraternity tilt will receive the Th
ternities Beasley said ". we Apparently the wo main pro- Interfraternity Cup awarded by be de
cannot afford to gamble" (on ir- lems facing the council, according the IFC. The winner of this de- whose
regularities in scholarship and so- to Bill O'Neill, secretary ot m- bate will meet the winner of the ever,
lfSpokesmen of fraternities advo- terior, was the settlement of the non-fraternity groups for the cam- winn
spokesmen of fraternities advo- offices in the senior law class and pus championship. The winner of and
tel a program of student con- the probing of the expense ac- the final intramural debate will terni
l0 of proper chaperonage during ns f the candidates award the A. A. Hopkins trophy. three
more lenient visiting hours than counts of the candidates. award th'e A. A. Hopkins trophy, three
ore lenient visiting hours than Joe Eaton, running on the All- The topic which will be debated Th
exist at present. Student ticket, won the presidency during coming intramural pro- comr
Problem as one concerning extenir of that class, but also won the gram. "Resolved, thpt the Honor vemi
problem as one concerning exten-' I secretary-treasurer's post. System should be abolished at rules
sive duty hours in the fraternity sec l indiaetary-treasurer's post. the University of Florida." be
houses. Present contracts call for 'YNeill indicated in an inter- tora." beI
ouSpeific dutiPresent contracts call for ddedtaview that several candidates had Each fraternity and non-frater- In
specific duties and added task S spent more money on their (am- nity group shall have either two and
Of remaining- on duty as chap- ains than is prescribed by the teams of two men each, an al- non-
Crones was said to impose undue :, paignsv than is prescribed by theItn an
hardships on an already full-timndue '. student government w which :firmative and a negative team, or lowe
hardships on an already full-time m ay change the election re- one team of two men who are of ti
job.It was pointed out by members Dean Basl sults I prepared on both affirmative and and
It was pointed out by members Dean Beasley sults.


theoretically, we think
ential leaders of our na-
world order in the years
Y.
apply relentlessly the cri-
onsibility is given; to the
ity to think; and to the
values found to be -true,
ver other .values yet un-,

hy of student leadership,
be, to the University of
ad that much of it has al-
shall expect this student
ter responsibility for in-
it."
re to become better ac-
and is considering plans
roups during the present
eral assembly of the stu-
was deemed inadvisable
es and the full semester
lies ahead.
iorsement
ment to the principle of
)r. Miller said, ". you
'er even now, within the
o make the University of
his country."


Will


nan Dance

troduce
ers
ayton
l Freshman Dance Satur-
f the queen of the Fresh-
rector Billy Matthews.
e honor will be chosen by
means of ballots and Mat-
rown at the intermission.
ion Hall at
5 a. m.
he floor show
contain ava-'
y of local t a I-
featuring ay ni
rdian i t,
list, an inm-
onator, a
ical act, a, "
combo, a 20- a
te skit nce
Da y to na Nellie Debs
ing Beauty Boys, one of the
versity's most outstanding pi-
s, and a talented pair of form-
ircus acrobats.
he dance will begin at 8
nok, Saturday night in the
gym and will last till mid-
t. Tickets at $1.00, stag or
, are still on sale in Florida
n, and' they may also be
chased at the door on the night
he dance.

eligible

Debates

Live sides. Organizations will
te on alternate sides of the
ion in successive rounds.
Undergraduate men who
not received debate keys
ded by the Debate Society
be eligible. Debate keys will
presented to the four par-
ants in the intramural finals.
e winner of each debate will
determined by one critic judge,
e decision will be final. How-
the final debate between the
er of the fraternity contest
the winner of the non-fra-
ty groups will be judged by
e critic judges.
e tournament proper will
mence about the middle of No-
ber and pamphlet will detailed
s and regulations will soon
made public.
addition to Flavet One, Two,
Three, and the air base, one
fraternity team will be al-
d to participate from each
he sections in the permanent
temporary dorms.


Performs For Homecoming


Miss Betty Skelton

"Queen Of The Skyways" Here


For Homecoming Air Feature
Miss Betty Skelton Hailed
As Woman Stunt Pilot
Anxious eyes will be gazing skyward at the drill field
next Friday, awaiting the arrival of Miss Betty Skelton,
Tampa, Florida's queen of the skyways, Mac Christie,
chairman of the Homecoming Air Show, announced this
week.
Betty, the nation's leading femi-
nine stunt pilot, will be flying her
own special built Great Lakes Send gf
plane equipped for low altitude
inverted flying and smoke trails, Rall
which she uses just for air show
work. Her bright little orange
and white stunt plane is easily ln ed To a
recognized since there is painted 5 8i 0 1
Disney skunk, named "The Little e
Stinker." F a o T
Chosen "Miss Florida A'.'iation:
of 1947" at Miami in April, Bet- For Ga J
ty has been guest, of honor at
many air events throughout the
country. She was also a sponsor By Fran White
for Honeymoon Isle, a new fliers' The Gator Pep Club has an-
resort off Florida's west coast. nounced that .there will, be.a team
Also a racing enthusiast, the send-off at 4:15 p.m. today at the
petite brunette has won many new gym.
races and holds the Southeastern ,The Gator football team will
women's racing title. She is a leave by bus from the north side
member of Amelia Earhart's of the new gym for Raleigh, N.C.,
Ninety Nines, the National Aero- and the game with North Carolina
nautics Association, AOPA, Flor- State.
ida Pilots Association, Civil Air There will be a short program
Patrol, and numerous other fly- sponsored by the Gator Pep Club.
ing organizations. ted mainly in The University Band will play
Betty-is interested mainly in during the "send-off," and all the
the advancement of aviation .but cheerleaders will take part.
after thrilling the air show crowd
with her slow roll on the take off, Doyle Roberts, president of the
she likes writing as a hobby. Her Gator Pep Club, announces that
regular aviation column, "Smoke 600 rat caps -have arrived and will
Trails," is found in the South- go on sale at Florida Union today
eastern Airport News, Florida at 9:30. Students are urged to buy
Flying and other aviation publi- their rat caps early, because a
cations in addition to a feature quick sell-out is expected.
story or two each month. In accordance with the new pol-
icy of allowing coed representa-
Ha option in the Gator Pep Club, two
Apple SiuatiSf0 Ha new girl members were presented
Apat the meeting Monday night.
h p_ Lo |Plans were. discussed for Pep
Improved Over ast Club activities during the week-
Pro ed Ove La ends of Homecoming and the
SGeorgia Florida game. Gator
Year, Sas Owner Growl will be officially opened
When pajama clad students march
By Dan Marks into the stadium to a reserved
"The apple box situation on the section in the stands.
campus has improved over last
Yearr" said Clyde Stevens, apple D e H udson
Entrepreneur on the campus, "the
: amount of money missing this
Year as compared with last year i
is considerably less." H om ecom in
Stevens first started selling ap-
pies last October and has had the
I concession ever since. Selling ap- All Studen
ples not only keeps him supplied To Sal
in books but his baby in lolly pops.
One of his pet peeves is finding Night
everything from slugs and foreign
coins to coins with holes in them. By Hug]
Now a senior in business ad- Climax feature of the 194
ministration, Stevens is married Hudson and his 16-piece ban
and the father of a two year old Colwell. The oipchestra has
boy, besides that the apple man. estra as
keeps busy as a cheerleader, to play at their 9 o'clock da
Stevens is afraid there won't 25, at the new gym.
be many apples on the profes- This dance will be open
sors' desks this year because the anyone who wishing to attend,
price has gone up. The tasty tid- Hank Gardener, president, said.
bits are now six cents instead of a Another Homecoming
nickle. "Sings a sn Ill song, has an en-
gaging personality and a splendid
Florida Players knowledge of music" is an excel-
Present Drama "
'State Of Uni on
Pat O'Neal, Doris Manuel, Jayne
Crane, James Dee and Clay Fields
will play the lead roles in Florida
Players' first dramatic produc-
tion of the year, State of the
Union," which opens a four-day
run on Nov. 4.
Others in the cast include:
Iris Bishop, Ralph E. Wilson,
George Myers, Stanley Alrod, Rob-
ert Starratt, Charles Ball, Willa
Land, Leonard Mosby, Helen Har-
ris, Lois Watkins, Donald Klein
and Ronaldo Roux.
The Broadway smash-hit will
be presented in P. K. Yonge Au-
ditorium, Nov. 4-7 at 8:15 p.m..
Students will be admitted free.
General admission is 50 cents.
Clubs & Organizations .... Pg 2
Milton Caniff ..........Pg 2
FM for WRUF ..........Pg 2
Sports .................. Pg 4
Editorials ............... Pg 8
Where is Btdoo* ? ....Pg8 DeanHudson


Baseball Clown


To Be Featured


At Gator Growl


Bulletin
America's Clown Prince of
Baseball, Al Schacht, will ap-
pear as the feature attraction
at the Gator Growl to be held
Oct. 24, at Florida Field,, Ralph
Blank announced at press time.
Schacht with his top-hatted,
frock-coated travesty of great
ball players has represented
clown baseball at its best to
American audiences for over 20
years. He has given nearly ev-
ery baseball-minded town in the
country an exhibition of panto-
mine, caricature, and wise-
cracks and has appeared as pre-
game comic relief in 25 world
series.
Schacht was the first profes-
sional "baseball" player to visit
the front during the past war.
By Bill Dunlap
"A varied program featuring
well-rounded entertainment for
both alumni and. students is the
aim of 'Your 1947 Homecopming,'
Mac Christie, chairman announc-
ed this week.
Over twenty thousand are ex-
pected to be on-hand at this show,
the greatest. in Florida history.
Betty Skelton's Aerial Show
will open the program Friday aft-
ernoon.
The finals of the Intramural
water-basketball for both frater-
nity leagues will be the feature
of the water carnival to be held
Saturday morning of Homecoming
in the University pool. Other acts
will include clown diving, fancy
diving, and a demonstrative swim-.
ming race, Christie said.
Dr. J. Hillis
Miller, president
-of the Univer-
sity, will be the
main speaker at
annual Florida
lue Key alumni
banquet w h i ch
will be held Frti
day night. Dr. H.
P. Constans will
Mao Christie master
Naturally. the biggest attrac-
tion of the afternoon is the f,--t
bail gI Am between Me Flhrioa
Gatore and the North Carolina
Tarheels. Pre-game ceremonies
will include an exhibition put on
by the Naval Air 'Reserve over
the field, firing of howitzers by
the Advanced Field Artillery stu-
dents, and a flag raising ceremony
by ROTC students in parade
dress.
Saturday. morning at 10:00 the
Fighting Gator Band will 'hold a
concert and pep rally.
As their part in the Homecom-
ing the fraternities are planning
special functions, such as: sup-
pers, dances, barbecues, banquets,
and dinners. Jim Bazemore an-
nounced that plans are being
made to move part of the pledges
out to the Air Base in order to
provide necessary housing ac-
comodations for their alumni who

have not made plans for hous-
ing.
The campus and dorms will
be as nicely decorated as pos-
sible under prevailing conditions,
Warren Goodrich, chairman of
decorations, has announced. All
the main'buildings will be flood-
lighted and colored lights will be
strung in appropriate places
around the campus. In addition to
a ten dollar prize and reserved
seats for the men of the winning
dorm section and their dates on
the fifty yard line in the stu-
Continued On Paee THREE

Maestros

Dance Band
its Invited
turday
Affair
h Stump
47 Homecoming will be Dean
.d featuring Vocalist Frances
been engaged by- the F Club
rnce Saturday night, October
to all students, alumni and

lent description of Hudson, who
calls Lake Worth, Florida, his
hometown. Actually he was born
in Ohio and lived a short time
in Kentucky, but spent the great-
er part of his life in Lake
Worth.
Not long after the Pearl Har-
bor attack, the band broke up
and Dean and most of his men
entered the armed services. But
when on maneuvers, an old leg
injury sent Dean to the hospital.
resulting in his retirement from
active duty.
A job with Tommy Dorseyb
band until he was able to reor-
ganize for himself occupied him
next. Finally he was able to as-
semble his own orchestra again-
the present aggregation-which has
placed Dean Hudson and his or-
chestra among the top ranking
bands of the nation.
Several Features
The present Hudson band con-
sists of five saxophones, four
trombones, four trumpets, piano,
bass and drums. In addition to
Dean's own vocalizing, there is
Frances Colwell and Ralph Hill,
baritone romantic. Trumpet play-
er George Nowlan is also featured,
as is Sal Dottore, clarinetist and
lead alto man.


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2 -H PFLOIDA ALLIGATOR-FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 1947


* Recently," the seniorsli leading universities
voted Parker more wanted than the next 3 makes
of pens combined. Here's added evidence of the
tremendous Parker popularity, which has al-
ready been proved in 77 surveys in 29 countries.
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]Debate Trophy And Planners
t -' s ii


Clubs And Organizations


Rec Dance Tonight


McCorkle Orchestra

To Provide Music
By Alvin Burt
Informal dancing will be on
the program for tonight at the
new Recreation Hall, with Bob
McCorkle and his orchestra on
hand to furnish the music.
A floor show will be held again
this week similar to the ones that
have been featured in the past. As
was the case last week, there has
been a shortage of talent for the
show. Because of that the details
of the program have not been ful-
ly outlined yet. Any student en-
tertainer who feels he has some-
thing to offer is asked to come
forward and take his bows at the
weekly dance function.
The dance will begin at 8 p.m.
and will last until 11 p.m. This
This dance, as well as" the other
functions of the Rec Hall are for
the entertainment of the student
body. Available at all times dur-
ing the week for students are a
soda fountain, juke box, piano, a
lounge and a convertible banquet
hall.
.The Rec Hall is under the sup-
ervision of Mrs. Peer, wife of. a
University student, and is open
daily from 9 a.m. 'til 11 p.m., with
Florida Union staff members as-
sisting her with the duties.

Real Estate Club
Elects Officers
At First Meeting
Frank Curran, Jacksonville, was
elected president of the Real Es-
tate Club which met Tuesday night
at 7:30 in Florida Union. Other
officers elected were: Robert Seid-
ner, Windemere, vice-president;
Larry Condict, Winter Park, sec-
retary; William Griffin, Jr., An-
thony, social chairman; Vernon
Sikes, Jacksonville, publicity chair-
man.
Plans were made for a get-to-
gether party Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.
Place is to be announced later.
Field trips and prominent speak-
ers will feature the program of the
club. The social committee con-
sists of. William Griffin, Jr., An-
thony; Dudley Gilbart, St. Peters-
burg; and Marion Aronovitz, Tam-
pa.,
The following new members
were voted into the club:
Charles Damail, Jr., Apopka; W.
M. Bramlette, Ocala; George R.
Wiles, St. Augustine; Bob Strip-
ling, Miami; Jordan Ansbacher,
Jacksonville; Simpson Walker,
Jr., Jacksonville; John Tucker,
Jr., Orlando; James E. Hollenbeck,
Jr., Palm Beach; Ted Brown, West
Palm Beach; Jeanne Bonnet, New
Smyrna Beach; J. Alvin Register,
Jr., Jacksonville; Leo Elliot, J-.,
Sunyso; and Edward Hickman,
Jacksonville.

Meeting Of Coed Students
Slated For Wednesday
There will be a meeting of all
women students in the Univer-
sity Auditorium Wednesday, Oc-
tober 22, at 7:80 p. m., at which
time President Miller will speak.


Top Growl Skit


To Win Trophy
Preliminary competition for the
cup shown above, is to be awarded
the winner of the entertainment
contest at the Gator Growl which
will be held Tuesday night, Octo-
ber 21, in the University Audito-
rium.
Although every campus organi-
zation, fraternity, sorority, and in-
dividual are invited to enter a
skit, competition will be between
various organizations and fraterni-
ties since it is hoped to make this
a yearly attraction of Gator Growl.
However, individuals will be per-
mitted to take part in the Gator
Growl if they are among the pre-
liminary winners.
Although a dozen sketches have
been entered for preliminary judg-
ing, this is a very small response
in consideration of the number of
organizations on the campus. Any
type of entertainment within rea-
son will be accepted, however, it
would pay to call or see Pat
O'Neal at the SAE house or phone
380 or Dr. D. B. Dusenbury, of the
speech department, in room 281
Temporary Faculty Office Build-
ing.
The judges chosen for the pre-
liminary contest are: Dr. Lester
Hale* Dri, D. B. Dusenbury, and
Alan Skaggs. They will base their
judgment on the following points:
originality, novelty, audience ap-
peal, talent, and suitability to oc-
casion.

Alpha Kappa Psi
To Hold Formal
Pedge Banquet


Names of prospective pledges


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International Marriages And Initiations'

Relations Club Highlight Fraternity Week
By Dewey Hutchins Kappa Sigma house for the Chi
To Meel MOnday PI KAPPA ALPHA Omega sorority.
y Recently initiated into Pi Kappa ALP:IA GAMMA RHO
Douglas Shivers, president of Alpha were the following: A meeting was held Wednesday
the International Relations Club, Warden Montgomery, Fort My- night at the Rho house for the
has announced there will be an ers; Julius Peters, Wauchula; pledges. The purpose of the meet-
organizational meeting of IRC Grahm Lupton, Leesburg; Thomas ing was to.reorganize and elect
Monday at 8 p. m. in Florida Un- Bice, Fort Meade; Robert Ander- officers Refreshments were serv-
ion. son, Winter Haven; L. T. Eubanks, offiers.,.." in the meetings were serv-
The IRC is mainly interested in Orlando; Jack Bell, Pensacola, Scoop! C. T. Southall, president,
giving any student interested in and Henry Margles, Miami, pinned .Loula Jear Rose a stu-
world affairs a chance to partici- PHI GAMMA DELTA dent in the University graduate
pate in the discussions and pio- Jack Admier has pinned Ruth Sdent in th e University Graduate
grams planned by the club. Sullivan, an Alpha Delta Pi from ALPHA TAU OMEGA
Speakers who are well-informed Tallahassee.rd gave his ATO broh
on current events or authorities Initiation was held recently for Bob Ward gave his ATO broth-
in various fields of social or po- the following: John Brady, St. era a surprise when he announced
litical science address the club at Petersburg; Bill Shupe, Laketht he had pinned Mary Kath-
frequent intervals. Hamilton; Brad James, Bill Mc- eriome Klutz, an Alpha Delta Pi
Other activities of interest are Murray, Jacksonville; Jim Hen- from Tallahassee.
determined by the membership. drie, Miami, and Pete Clemens, Thirteen were initiated into
For members who attend regular- Kislimmee. Florida Upsilon chapter of Sigma
ly in this extra-curricular activity LAMBDA CHI ALPHA Alpha Upsilon last n ight. They
and show an active interest a key Henry E. Kilpatrick of Sanford Alpha, Epsilon last night. They
is offered. married "Mickie" Green in New were George Dickerson gle Marianna;
Every one who is interested is York recently. Walter Shepard of Douglas Gatlin, Huber Engle and
invited to attend the meeting and Apopka married Betty Riener in Jim Rouzie, Jacksonville: Bob
become a member of the Interna- Apopka. Cromwinevilland Bill Meres Plnt
tional Relations Club. Initiation last week brought in Gainesville; Bill Meares, Plant
as new rpembers Benjamin Davis, City; Herb Yardley, Tampa: Bob
Lakeland: Elmo Ostein, Tampa; Williams, Orlando; John Dick,
Women Service Vets Will Emory Ogerton, Panama, City: Miami; Bill Henry, Ocala: Jim
Organize Campus Club Harry Prienkly, Daytona, and T-urnage, West Palm Beach, and
Organie Campus Club Charles Mickael,Sarasota. Bob Wilkinson, .'. t'.1.-.11 D. C.
All girls who were connected KAPPA SIGMA
with the Navy during World War Geoge Bergersteron was ma"r ,
II, including the Spars, Waves, ried recently in Jacksonville. It Fo t on a
Marines and Nurses, are invited was a complete surprise to hisN ation
to a get-together, organizational brothers. lG a
meeting Tuesday night at 7:30 in Next Tuesday night a congrat- P edge 37 G a
1l TridUnion'swetrlounnge. ulatory party will be held at the[


for me coming semester e "" i **, -"." ....... -
presented to Alpha Kappa Pai at Plans for Navy Day, Oct. 27,
its regular meeting last Monday. will be discussed. For information
Those selected will be pledged at contact Anita Mitchell at 1.011
a formal ceremony Oct. 27, fol- West Masonic.
lowing which Will be the pledge
banquet, which -eis scheduled to be held in
Under direction cof Wendell November.
Leimbach, plans are being made Elected treasurer was Raymond
for a series of open forums to be Hooten. Other officers elected in-
co-sponsored by the College of elude: Nick Vincent, efficiency
Business Administration and the contest chairman; and Grover E.
honorary fraternity, the next of Baker, publicity chairman.


.'Cartoonist Caniff Will Select


Beauties For 1948 Seminole


Four sororities at the Univer- semester with pledging on the
APO Service Frat sity of, Florida pledged 37 coeds second Thursday of each month.
fr lCat the end of formal rush week until each sorority reaches its
at the end of a foma s we 25-member quota.
Announces Plans period last Friday night, officials Pledges and home towns by sO-
in the office of the dean of stu- rorities are:
For This Year dents announced this week. Alpha DeltaPil: Carolyn Br-
Of the four sororities approved lin, Patricia Collier, and Joani
Of the four orritie approved Meenan, Fort Lauderdale; Juan-!
-,Pi. Poole, president of Al- for the campus by the University, ita, Des Champs, Bradenton; Ritea
pha Phi Amega. national service Ile Rhods
fraternity, announced this week Delta Delta Delta pledged 14, Chi:- i Ocala; Isabelle Rhode,
that the organization had over 20 Omega 10, Alpha Delta Pi 8, and Gainesville; Winkle Saunders ton-
paid-up pledges at its last meet- Kappa Delta 5. Palatka.
ing and that additional candidates The pledging ended a formal Chi Omega: Catherine Bracken,
nextwill be formally pledged at the Pan Hellenic rush week period, Ocala; Wanda Cowart, Nocatee;
Poole stated that his group's i but officials pointed out that rush- Gladys Harn, Claudia Holland,
plans for the year include helping ing would continue through the Anita Johnstonth Sarl Gainesville;or
out Florida. Blue Key in Home- --- Moo PalatSa Doris Murrell,
coming festivities as well as stag- Moore. Palate; Doris Murrell,
ing an "Ugly Man" contest anid UF Camera Club Key West; and Ann Threlked, Mi
benefit dance featuring a name a
band later in the year. APO's first Names Advisor Delta Delta Delta: Amelia Bar-
service of this semester was to bem. Cross City Virginia Bat-
aid in keeping the polls for the ber, Cross City; Virginia Bar-
class elections last week. Dr. Frank B. Harr was named rett. Miami; Patricia Bradley,
class Membership in Alpha Phi m facultyame Daytona Beach; Dorothy EdmOn-
Membership in Alpha Phi Ome- faculty advisor of theCamera son, and Patricia Whigham, Ocala;
ga is open to all former Boy Club at a recent meeting. Dantzler Frazer, Katherine Fra-
Scouts, Cubs, or Sea Scouts. All Dr. Harr, who is a staff mem- zier, Mary Frances Helms, Betty
students who once belonged to any her in the College of Physical Edu- Montague, Jo Anne O'Donnell,
of these organizations are urged cation, was formerly an instructor AnnV Whitsitt, 'Gainesville; Edith
to drop in on the local chapter at at the University of Pittsburgh, a and Mary Ware (twins), Bran-
their Thursday night meetings in veteran of the Navy Air Corps, ford; and Jeanette Fuller, Coro-
Florida Union. and a record holder in competi- nado, California.
tive diving. Kappa Delta: Ann Brown, Clare
Dr. Harr came to the campus 9iiigletary, and Jane Snow,
Blue Cross Insurance last year, and since his arrival has Gainesville; Jane Mayers, Clear-
Time Limit Extended been active in campus photog- water: and-Jane Poorbaugh, New
raphy. Smyrna Beach.
Students interested in joining ..
Blue Cross Insurance Plan
should see Mrs. Williams in Flor-
Ida Union Reading Room. Office W hat ties go best
hours are from 8-11:30 a.m. and
1:30-5 p.m. Time limit for new
members in the plan has been with an ARROW
extended to October 25.

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plaids, English type foulards, solid color knits and
striped oxfords in college colors.
See your favorite Arrow dealer for Arrow ties-top
choice of college men from coast to coast. $1 and up.

DO CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN? Send for your free copy of "The
What, When and Wear of Men's Clothing"-- handy guide for men
who want to drss wisely and well. Write to; College Dept., Ciustt,
Peabody & Co., Inc., 10 East 40th Street, New York 16, N. Y.


ARROW SHIRTS and TIES
UNDERWEAR HANDKERCHIEFS SPORTS SHIRTS


Block And Bridle

Club Plans Active

Year Of Affairs
An active year is being planned
by the Block and Bridle Club of
the College of Agriculture. The
club, which is mainly interested in
the promotion of animal husban-
dry, will start the year off with a
membership drive and all students
interested in animal husbandry
will be invited to join.
An outdoor supper will be held
at College Park on October 30.
Anyone interested in becoming a
member of the club is invited to
attend.
Last spring the club put on a
rodeo. The Little International
Livestock Show, held in the spring
with th'e rodeo will be held in t
fall this year so that the club crc
devote more time to the show. T
club also plans to hold a Balb
Chick an4 Egg Show in the spring,.
Newly elected officers of the
club are John Warrlngton, presi-
dent; C. L. Anderson, vice-presi-
dent; Eugene Badger, secretary;
K. L. Paterson, Treasurer; H. H.
topper, reporter; and E. M, Fort-
ner, marshall.


f the Debate Society, is shown dis-
lebate contest, to be sponsored in
I arorld. IFOC representative.


FORMALLY YOURS FOR HOMECOMING-Those Never-To-Be Per-
gotten' fraternity Affairs-That Fall Frolies Weekend and Holiday
Festivities At Home-Young Men's Lounge Tux, Double-Breasted With
Grosgrain Lapel Facings- ...................... . $44.50

FORMAL SHOES ........ ........................ $11.95
Formally Famous Aeroplane Cloth Tux Shirts That WUI Hold Up All
Evening Despite the Cheek-To-Cheeking ....... ... .... $5.95

FORMAL Accessories Are A Must For That Sharp Look And Feeling-
Cuff Links, Studs, Ties, Handerchiefs In Black And Maroon, Formal
Braces and Black Hose Prices Are So Sensible.









By Les Gleichenhaus

POOP FROM THE CAMPUS-Making a statement to the Press, Jane
Russell said, "The Outlaw" is Indeed a repulsive picture." Thank you
Jane, we are certainly glad you are making a clean breast of things.
. Overhead In front of the Florida Theater---"Mmoq-what is a
movie?-you know darling-those things the British make" .
There sure is a heap of gals pledging the sororlties--all beribboned ..
From Palatka to Port St. Joe the gals are taking to the long skirts,
Interviewing Miss Sadie Nonex the other day on West University we
quieried her concerning the long skirt, sex she: "It's me for those long
skoits" why we asked eagerly? When I use to wear those ickey short
jobs I iuta get a draft in me aft." Yawns are becoming quitt evi-
dent in a certain English class-the prof. is excellent and certainly
knows his material but does net present it in an interesting fashion.
- T'hell with "Henry V" we have "Archie the First"-his classes in
Shakespeare are jammed and every hour a treat instead of a treatment.
. .. Althe' there are 8,500 men and 500 women there are still a lot
of fammes not being dated. The only solution gals is to wear the old
standby-the sweater but remember sweaters like life-you get out
what you put in Popularity of slack shoes is tremendous-Bos-
tonian "Beagles" at Silverman's are selling like gold to England. Watch
for huge Campus Carnival Homecoming,



SILVERMAN'S

THE MAN'S STORE
SOn Wet University, Opposite Florida Theatre
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Relgious


Activities

The annual Florida Baptist Stu-
dent Convention, which will be at-
tended by representatives of the
local BSU, is scheduled for Octo-
ber 31 through November 2, at the
First Baptist Church in St. Pe-
tersburg, it was made known this
week.
The Baptist Student Union is
chartering a bus to transport its
members to this convention. Bap-
tist students are urged to imme-
diately drop by the office at the
BSU house, 1840 West University
Ave., and make reservations for
the convention.
Outstanding speakers and youth
leaders, including Dr. John Ma-
guire, executive secretary of the
Florida Baptist Convention, Jack-
sonville, and Robert S. Denny, as-
sociate Southwide Baptist Student
secretary, from the student de-
partment in Nashville, Tenn,, are
being brought together for this
occasion,
Members of the BSU's from the
following campuses in the state
will be at the convention:
University of Florida, St. Pe-
tersburg Junior Colleae. Florida
State University, University of
Miami, Florida Southern College,
and Stetson University.
Some of the more popular re-
cent fiction with anti-semitic
viewpoints will be discussed Sun-
day at the Hillel House. The books
are FOCUS, GENTLEMAN'S
AGREEMENT, EAST RIVER,
and WASTELAND, Professors
Anderson of the Psychology De-
partment, Browder of the Sociol-
ogy Department and Philpott of
the Department of Religion will
preside.
Students of all faiths are in-
vited to participate in this dis-
cussion which will begin at 3
o'clock. Refreshments will be
served.
At a recent meeting, the fol-
lowing were elected to office in
the Lutheran Students' League: ,
Richard Mugge, president; Jer-
ome Winte, secretary; Edwin
Prange, treasurer, and Robert
Spangenburg, program chairman..
All University students are in-
vited to the next League meeting
Sunday night, 7:30 p.m. at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Laufler,
17B Stengel Field. Those who need
transportation are asked to meet
at Florida Union by 7 p.m.


Sororities

tor Coeds


SHARp AS A


Zack Mosley Will

Be Judge In Frolics

Beauty Contest

Milton Caniff, creator of tht
fascinating "Miss Lace," and
..."Steve Canyon," vill select tht
top 25 entrants in the 1948 Sem-
inole Beauty Contest, Al Carlton
editor of the Seminole, announced
_today as he proclaimed the open.
ing of the annual contest.'
Finalists in the event will be
;... judged in person during the week.
end of Fall Frolics by Zack Mose-
ley, creator of "Smilin' Jack,"
'* Henry McLemore, noted newspa.
B per columnist, and Dick Pope,
well-known owner of Cypress
;.,Gardens.
i In' announcing the opening of
SNancy Barber the contest, Carlton urged Stu-
Queen Of 1946 Fall Frolies dents to turn in photos or snap-
ueshots of "lovely lassies" to Bill
Blount at the Seminole Office in
Plans Underway the basement of Florida Union.
a nsUnderway Nancy Barber, winner of the
SC 1947 "Queen Contest," was select.
Fo0r CavalierS ed as "topS in loveliness" by car.
toonist Zack Mosley and orchestra
Sister Society leader Les Brown. The coronation
was broadcast over a Mutual
Organizational groundwork was Coast-to-Coast hook-up and Mist
laid Tuesday night for .the forma- Barber reigned as "Queen of Fell
tion of a co-educational social do. Frolicf,' receiving as gifts a dia,
city to be affiliated with Florida mtond watch and a fashionable set
Cavaliers. of matched luggage.
A recently appointed Cavalier The number of entrant iS un-
Coed Committee, composed of limited, said Carlton. Entry pie.
John Diaz, Al Posey, Frank Val- turies should be in as soon as poe-
carcel, and John Wainwright met sible, he stated, in order to facili-
with 39 women students to discuss tate proper handling and judging
possibilities of establishing a sle- in the preliminaries.
ter chapter at the University.
Committees on constitution, NOTICE
membership, and planning were The scheduled meeting of the
appointed and plans for the next Panama City Club will not be held
meeting were discussed. Monday night, .it was announced
All women students interested yesterday.
in establishing the organization All members are urged to check
are invited to attend the second the Florida Union bulletin board
meeting, to be held Oct. 21, 8 for announcement of the next
p.m., in Florida Union. meeting.







Conditions Are Crowded
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SPlan THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR-FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 1947 3
WRUF Plans Better Service To State With FM TheyLikeI'EmmShort


..... ,' i Lew. T, resnfer
New Transmitter of about 75 miles around the sta-
S.tion. Equipment for frequency
,'o ,,; e1 t '."', modulation, planned to operate on
SB,.d .- 'i 1.4 megacycles at 3,000 watts, is
yet to be purchased.
0A.' .." .i... u '., Major Powell pointed out that
.. -1",.. o S ....-..mu. s much better coverage of local pro-
grams would result from frequen-
*' cy modulation, since there are no
S. By Sandy Geer network commitments with this
-4adio Station WRUF, the Voice means of transmission. That
... of Florida, will soon be in a posi- means that more sports programs
tion to give better service to the and local programs would be
-* broadcast during the fewbhours
S. state and better coverage of local ada thduMi tathon ie o
S thro n.each day the FM station is on
.. programs through frequency mod- the air.
ulatior'_To Serve Rural Area
Major Gariand Powell, station Facsimile transmission is also
manager, nas recently returned being considered by the station.
S. .from a business trip to New York, Primarily to serve the rural areas
Chicago and Washington, and has around Gainesville which lack
... plans for a bigger and better newspaper coverage, facsimile will
WRUF. feature farm news and aids.
New Location For Transmitter Mutual Broadcasting System,
h crodd buildings on th campus is th Present inadequate facilities at the network affiliation of WRUF,
Amoug0 thf crowded ibildings on the campus is the Universitys Law the station will be a thing of the has several new programs to be
Library. Picture here is a portion of the building where books are past when a new building for aired this winter and Major Powell
stacked for lack of adequate space, housing the station's transmitter believes that many students will
is constructed. The studios and find them of interest. An old fa-
1 Sh 3ya IF pm'StB^jl Bt' -: :j g li u ;iness offices vorite Information Please, now is
Library xp s o IS reman at carried by the local station.
Sprersent loca-
Mil% ..in and spread
PacF 'n F -.lo' s G rOW th t t. fill the Dr. M iller Guest
"4, t _. :,, ,, r',1 ,-'-. now taken S p e a k e r
Numerous Projects t r. trant e Speaker At Blue
To Increase i.uiling will be K y Banquet
vu bo u eIn
miles out- Dr. J. Hillis Miller was guest
(This is the second in a series brary is still very crowded and 0..... .. ., town and speaker at a banquet given by
of nirtie!es on the University Li- will remain so for the next two .ijir Poiell ill be ideally lo- Florida Blue Key, Tuesday night,
brer.: and its plans for expan- years until construction work is cated for the transmitters, honoring all students who have
si:.) completed. Major Powell said that much been engaged in planning Your
y Mary Lubo T Accordling to r th Nevew Yk new equipment will be added to 1947 Homecoming.
By Mary Lubovi According toe the Neof York aid in the expansion fo the sta- Speaking informally, Dr. Mill-
"orimes the Univelrity of Florida tion. Already purchased is a new er said, "I haven't seen, in all my
With the increase in enrollment, now ranks twelfth in amount of RCA transmitter for regular type travels, a student body as well
from 7,393 students in 1946 to 9,- -students registered among all the broadcasting. This piece of equip- behaved and as well balanced as
000 at the present date, the Uni- state universities in the nation. ment will operate at 5,000 watts, this student body. The general
versity Library has had to grow The Gators are growing at the day time and night time. Con- character of the Florida men and
to meet the needs. rate of 2.000 students per year. struction of the new transmitter women may help, but I think that
In the past year two branch ii- Yes, we're big time now, and building and installation of the the student body leaders are large-
braries have been created. Locat- the University of Florida library is new transmitter and towers is be- ly responsible.
ed in building I, the newly-estab- ( doing its part to give the state a ing held up pending approval by "I was invited to become Presi-
lished Library of Biology-Geology major top-step co-educational in- the Federal Communications Corn- dent of this University by the
is designed to aid students in these stitution. mission. This approval is expect- Board of Control to make this the
departments to further their work. ed at almost any time. best University in the United
The curriculum laboratory library ., FM Installation States. That was my mandate,
of the School of Education and r.' ,..: .1 -. g. As soon as operation starts at those are my marching orders .. .
the Fulk Administrator's library ."'-' .' the new location, Major Powell It won't come easy, but it will
have been combined to form the plans to begin installation of fre- take place with the cooperative
College of Education Library, In .'i.. .. quency modulation equipment. This efforts of those who love the
addition, the School of Architec- J- will serve people residing in work they are doing.
ture Library has been enlarged r- T Gainesville and also for an area "We are one University in the
and modernized with a full-time '.
assistant in charge. At the pres- i -"
ent time, a staff of 40 full-time I
.personnel and 63 student assist- By Hugh Stump
ants is necessary to keep the Uni- Mortar and Pestle Society of
versity Library running smoothly he School of Pharmacy held an
and efficiently. -eien meeting for all pharmacy
Stanley West, Director of Libra- .sudents at tri chemistry audi- II *
ries since November, 1946, is en- lorium Monday evening. : I your needs in
thusiastic about the plans for the Short talks were given by Dr.
library's expansion. An ex-Navy Carl Johnson, professor of phar-
lieutenant and graduate of the mnacognosy, and Dr. C. H. Becker,
Florida Law School, Mr. West assciate professor of pharmacy. i
stated in an interview that the BDr. ecker spoke on suggested
Board of Control has allotted improvements for the School of
$800,000 for a library addition plus Pharmacy and the Mortar and y N
modernization and reconditioning Perry A. Foote, director of
of the present plant. Work will be Dr. Perr School of Pharmate, director of
started soon as contracts are let: the School of Pharmacy, t on
honorary societies open to phar-
Formerly assistant to the direc- macy students and requirements
tor of libraries at Columbia Uni- for admission. Dr. Foote also
versity and later associate law li- spoke about various awards and
brarian at that school, Mr. West .prizes available to pharmacy stu-
stated that the major emphasis dents and the history of these
here in the past two years has awards.
been on providing library facilities The awards include: Make Sears your One-Stop Shopping Center. Buy
for the growing student body. The David W. Ramsaur Medal
Now, with the decision of the Uni- -Mrs. David W. Ramsaur be- over the counter-buy from the catalog. Remember
versity to offer advanced gradu- quested to the University a trust
ate work in a number of new fund, the income used to purchase at Sears satisfaction is guaranteed or your money
fields, it will be the task of the annually a gold medal in memory
University Library to provide the of her husband. It is awarded to back. Everything is available on Sears easy payment
necessary books, references and the graduate ot the 'School of
other materials required by such Pharmacy making the highest plan. Sears is famous for top quality at money-saving
a program. honor point average.
Mr. West reiterated, that while The Emrich Prize-William Em- prices-the best costs you less. Stocks are more com-
steps are being taken to remedy rich, Orlando pharmacist, annual-
the situation, the University Li- ly gives a year's membership in plete now than at any time since 1942. For quality
the American Pharmaceutical As-
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attaining the highest scholastic
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u',. ",,'. jects during the junior year.
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ter of Rho Chi, honorary phar- AutomA
dent section there will be anoth- maceutical society, annually gives AUt Olive6 Accessories
er special prize which none of a key to the junior pharmacy stu-
the men will want to miss. The dent making the highest scholas-
second place dorm section will re- tic average during the sophomore
ceive a ten dollar prize. year. Sporting Goods
Attwood Leadership Award-
As in the past all fraternity J. K. Attwood, Jacksonville phar-
houses will n e decorated with a racist annually offers a wrist
cup being awarded to the best watch to the senior pharmacy stu- n
decorated house. At the present dent who has shown outstanding Furniture and Rugs
time Delta Tau Delta is in the leadership among his classmates
lead having won the cup two and in campus activities. The
years. award is given by vote of the fac-
In preparing for a record week- ulty of the School of Pharmacy. Dra rdd
end pilgrimage of alumni to the The Borden Foundation Incor- raperie an e ing
campus temporary sleeping quar- ported Award-This is a yearly
ters for those who do not have award consisting of a $1,500 schol-
reservations will be set up in the arship fund to be used over a H
Air Base gymnasium, while fra- five year period. Scholarship oUSeWares
ternities are opening their doors awards of $300 each are to be
to alumni. Gainesville restaurants given annually to the senior stu-
and eating places are planning dent having the highest scholastic
to increase staffs and food sup- average in all previous college W Ork Clothin
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Campus Debate Meet

Holds Symposium On

World Government

Discussion Between Profs.
Of Political Science
Department

Feature of the debate meeting
held Tuesday night was a sympo-
sium on the national collegiate de-
bate question, "Resolved, that a
federal World government should
be established," by Drs. Franklin
A. Doty, Sidney Warren and Os-
car Svarlien of the political sci-
ence department.
These men discussed the topic
at length for the first part of the
hour. Dr. Doty spoke on the po-
litical concepts of a world federa-
tion, while Dr. Warren gave his
views as to the economic, social
and ideological aspects of the ques-
tion, and Dr. Svarlien concluded
the discussion by dealing mainly
with the problems of international
law in regards to a world federal
government. The remainder of the
hour was taken up with questions
from the audience directed to the
three speakers.
Dr. Eubank .of the debate de-
partment has announced that the
first trip the debate squad will
make this year will be one of duil
debating starting November 13 in
Alabama, Louisiana and Texas,
notably at LSU and Texas Univer-
sity.

nation on which all eyes are fo-
cused. Our goal has been stated,
but it can't be accomplished in a
day. ."


To Head New rop -
Protesting long hemlines, the new fashion fad, students picket the
Pen Gaines was elected presi- 20th Century Club Fashion Show held in the Gainesville Women's Club
dent of the University Press Asso- Monday afternoon.
ciation at an organizational meet-
ing held this week, it was an- i=
nounced yesterday. I i II .1 -i J t C
The association, composed of p
representattivse of various publi- .-.- ,-
cations on the campus, was dis-1 IFk :I z d I ^a Mu eB2s
banded last year after two meet-
ings without completing a consti- Prc' t- Staged In Front
tution. Purpose of the group is to a S, r
promote better relations between Of' Lo.Sa S Fashion
campus publications and Univer- Show
sity personnel and students.
Other officers elected during
the initial meeting were Al C :- Four University students en-1 But the students say theywere
ton, vice president; Bill Boyd, Ir- aged in "a .bit of, picketing" sincerely protesting the new fad.
cording secretary; Bill Moor, cor-! o-:10 y afternoon when they pa-We don't represent any group,".
responding secretary; .Lacv Ma- acaed up and down in front of -
hen, treasurer, and Elgin White, he Gainesville Women's Club one of them said, "we jus don't
ptbi,:[,t, secretary. while the. Twentieth Century Club like the new styles."
Committees appointed by Gaines held a display of longer hemlines One of the group pointed out
are: Publications, Ted Shurtleff, inside the building. That according to a poll taken as
Ken Richards and Bill Henry; con- The four students, displaying the women left the meeting, 56
stitution, Jack Doherty, Ed Glenn posters and signs, protested the were against and 12 were for the
and Bill Turnbull;'finance, Hank use of long skirts. The Gainesville new styles.
Gardner, Lacy Mahon and John Sun, in a story Tuesday, pointed
Trinkle. out that the women favored the
The next meeting of the asso- new fashions and thought the pic- the reason love is intoxi-
ciation will be held Tuceday night ket line was "cute" and that it casting is because it's made in the
in Florida Union building. was a publicity stunt. still of the night.


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Forestry Club

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William Jacobs, executive sec-
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ly to the Forestry Club Tuesday" i
evening. Dr. John H. Davis of : .
the Botany Deartment introduced
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Press .,

Elects Pen G. '"







4 THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR-FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 1947
i-

_. ;, r ._. ,, r' .. VI
Ry BillnP .0;
ROUND AND POUND she goes ;and where she stops
Iobody knows .. That seemnis to be the wjay our football
team is at the percent time. After '1 i.i our 13th
straight we now face two of the toughest on the slate in
North Carolina ... .e and University of North Carolina.
We now hold the record for the 1 ...: -' losing streak in
-the history of the Southeastern Conference which was prc-
vipusly held by little Sewanec, who by the way dropped
oii0t of the loop after losing nine straight.

/ A.:. '.T EVERYBODY K-.''"5 you can't lay a fin-
,ger on just what is missing in the Gator grid machine.
/Crach Wolf has too good a record for it to be his fault,
) past performances show that the present team is capable
of winning games, and we all know that the boys are out
there ii 71'.;:, with .all the vigor they are capable of put-
ting c.--t.

LERNARD KAHN, sports editor of the Daytona Beach
daily, thinks he is ,. ;i,. down to the bottom of the whole
thing of why we are losing by blaming the Board of Con-
trol as well as laying a lot of the blame on the players
themselves.
This seems very unfair to me, placing the blame on the
boys who at the present time feel worse about the whole
thing than any of the students.

IT IS TRUE we have gotten a certain number of bad
breaks this season in the form of fumbles, penalties and
pass interceptions, but this is not the real reason for our
losses. We have missed at least a dozen good scoring
chances in these first three games. We had fine blocking
in the Texas game in the middle of the field and also on
punt returns as well as kick-off returns, but we didn't take
advantage of them at that time. When the backs were
running in form the blocking was poor and when the
block ng was right the running was poor.

IF AND WITFJT we get both our running and blocking
game going at the same time we will win some ball .games.
WithDoug Belden throwing like he did in the Auburn
game and Bobby Forbes running we will win some games
before the season is over. Loren Broadus and Hal
Griffin will soon hit their stride and when this happens the
scores will pile in (we hope).

BOBBY FORBES, the Clearwater speedster, is fast be-
coming one of the top backs-of the South. In three games
he has 393 yards in 38 running plays which is tops in al-
most any land. Forbes made his longest run of thi. sea-
son in the Auburn game which was for 80 yards. L.,l.,i.-
was one of the leading scorers in the Southeastern Confer-
ence in 1944, but did not hit his stride last season rrf,-. re-
turning to school.



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bi it Featured
By Mac MeGrew
Florida's Homecoming next week-end will be a nmaem-
moth affair featuring the big football game between the
University of North Carolina Tarheels and the University
of Florida Gators at 2:30 on Florida Field Sai iird- v aft-
ernoon and a huge -... inriiiiu. festival in the Univer'fity
pool at 11 a.m. sponsored by the Florida Chapter of Eii.w
Key. -
I I'**.*P,.. and half-time events are added attractions
for toi.- i,.*.- :-r of old grads and
students. The pre-game activities ly for early-arrivers at the game.
include an air show and a flag ROTC To IPerformi
ramsm ceremony. Flag raising ceremonies will be:
Naval Air Reserve fliers from conducted by a crack drill unit
Jacksonville are scheduled to give from the University's own ROTC.,
an exhibition of aerial acrobatics The feature of the ceremony is
over Floridoa Field beginning at a four-gun salute by Battery 105,
approximately 1:30 .and continu- Florida ROTC.
ing until kickoff time, weather Then the Homecoming game
permitting. This .event is especial- with North C.ardlina.


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Sororities of the TTI' i,- '-i, will
sponsor an intramural cross coun-
try track meet ii-ii-iv-l,l:i' fol-
lowing the end of the first half.
This event is open to any physi-
cally fit Florida student.
Immediately following the start-
ing g-un of the race, the Gator
Band will march on the field.
Florida's band will be the only
one present as the Ta-rheel band
will not accompany its football
team to Gainesville.
Water Basketball
Saturday morning's events in-
clude a water basketball game, a
water ballet by FSU's T-io-..,,
Club, Ross Allen, of international
fame, as an alligator wrestler, and
a diving show by Billy Bracken
and his troupe.
The water basketball game will
be the final tilt of the season in
the Fraternity League. The game
will pit the victors of the Orange
eliminations against the winners
of the Blue playoffs in a forty-
minute fracas.
Tally's Tarpon Club will. jour-
ney to Gatorland to present a
study in precision swimming, a
water ballet. This event, judging


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In Oi' ndo Tilt

Floridians Lost
First Game in
Pensacola

Florida's once-beaten "B" team
makes its second 1947 gridiron try
when the Orange and Blue boys
take on the untried Baby Hurri-
canes of the University of Miami
tomorrow night at Tinker Field in,
Orlando.
As a prelude to the Florida-Mi-
ami varsity scrap on November 21
in Miami, this "B" battle should
bring out the best in the interstate
rivalry that exists between the
Gators and the Hurricanes.
In their only start this season
the Gator jayvees dropped a 19-9
decision to the Pensacola Naval
Air Station Goslins on September
27 in Pensacola. This defeat was
due mainly to the inexperience of
many freshmen on the squad, and
to the brilliant running and pass-
ing attack of Pensacola's Hal
Hembcrg and John Hansen, both
former Middle stars.
Florida Lead
Florida was leading for three
quarters until excessive fumbles
proved too much for Coach Sam
McAlister's charges. Earl Scar-
borough of Jacksonville was the
big offensive star for the Gators
with Dick Pace of Tavares getting
off some good paces. These two
promising lads may give the Hur-
ricanes a lot of trouble. -
This is the opener for the Hur-
ricane "B" team but reports from
the Miami camp indicate that they
are talent-loaded.
Last game for the Baby Gators
will be played in West Palm
Beach November 30 against the
University of Georgia "B" team.
No Lineup
No starting lineup has been an-
nounced for tomorrow night's
game, but the following boys will
make the trip. Left Ends Warren
Tiller, Milton Adkins, Freddie Ro-
zelle, and Glenn Cary; Right End
Aaron rown and Left Tackle
Sammy Ciccone. Right Tackles
Jim Kehoe and Ben Ewing. Left
Guards Dave Wood and Williard
Shoemake. -i rikt Guards Leslie
Mier and Hi- h Adams; Centers
Harold Hazelwood and Bill
Meares; Quarterback Dick Pace;
Left Halfbacks Fred Montsdeoca,
Leroy Poucher, John Cox, asnd
Wallace Hughson; Right Half-
backs Earl Scarborough and Tom-
my Bowman, and Fullback Sam
Cole.
FOOTBALL



S-ELECTIONS

By Elgin White
We were mauled by upsets last
week, but here's where we get
back in the running:
North Carolina State to murder
Florida: La de da de da.. I hope
I miss this one.
Georgia over Oklahoma A & 1.M:
The Bulldogs on the rebound.
i'ihapnn to stop Northwestern:
The Wolverines are the top team
in the land.
~ i;---..ip over Tulane:A name
coach hasn't helped the Green
Wave, either.
Texas to whip Arkansas: Open
those lanes for E,-.bby Layne.
Vanderbilt to ,beat Kentucky: On
a very close choice.
Notre 'Dame to trim Nebraska:
The Irish ain't as good as they
think they are.
Alabama over Tennessee: One
guess on this one is as good as an-,
other.
LSU to take Boston College:
Look out, you all!
and
The Upset of the Week: William
and Mary to take North Carolina.

from past T,: r.rln Club exhibitions,
will be the thing to watch.
Ross Allen will come up from
Silver Springs to add to the morn-
ing's activities. I
Filli Bracken, head cheerleader,
has a iJo i'n show all lined up as
an added attraction to the morn-
ing show. Fiy and his troupe of
Florida students have been work-
ing out daily to perfect their rou-
tines which feature fancy and,
trick diving. The trick diving rou-.
tines demonstrate minutely the:
improper way to dive.


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Fighting Gators Play Carolina State


In Raleigh, Lose 20-14


Fletcher Groves, sparky little
guard, will be the captain when
the Gators meet the highly tout-
ed North Carolina State Wolf-
pack eleven in Raleigh, Saturday
night. Groves hails from Tampa
and weighs 180. He is a junior.



Independent Tennis

Enters Semi-Finals

In (Close atches

Double Teams In
Quarter Finals
Of Meet

Independent league tennis mov-
ed into its late stages this week
with semi-final play in the singles
competition and quarter-final
play in the doubles meet schedul-
ed to have been rmun off yester-
day. The Triangles, Presbyterian,
Wesley and the Randuffs were in
line to pick up the most points
with each of those outfits having
a team remaining in both singles
and doubles.
The Triangles and Presbyterian
gained the semi-finals in the up-
per bracket of singles play with
each being extended to stay in
the running. Barton of the Tri-
angles defeated Whittington of
the Saints 6-3, 6-2 to reach the
round of four while Hamilton of
Presbyterian, who earlier had
squeezed out a 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 win,
was given a scare by Garrett of
the Hell Cats before finally win-
ning, 7-5, 4-6, 8-6.
Seagie Advances
Seagle Hall occupied the only
other semi-final berth through
matches of Wednesday, having
whipped Baptist Union to reach
a contending position in the low-
er bracket. Seagle's opponent was
to come from the winner of the
match between the Randuffs and
Wesley.
Play in the doubles tournament
during the week saw Wesley be-
come the first net dual team to
crash the semi-finals by white-
washing Tarpan Club as DeWolf
and Conner coasted past Desguin
and Barnhill, 6-0, 6-0. On tap to
oppose Wesley will be the victor
in the clash between th2 Tri-
angles and the Saints.
Bottom Bracket
The bottom bracket lineup was
a little less definite through Wed-
day's competition w i th five
net outfits still rating a -chance.
The All Stars and the Randuffs
were paired in one quarter-final
match while CLO was slated to
oppose the winner of the Killers-
Presbyterian tussle yesterday.
The tennis tourney will be com-
pleted the first part of next week
and the next Independent loop
sport, horseshoes, is slated to be-
gin Monday.


Wei hglifting Club

To Be Organized

All students interested in or-
ganizing a Bar-Bell Club are urg-
ed to attend a rieeting '.- which is
to be held on the :,askti:oail court
of the old gym at 5 p. m. Monday,
Oct. 20.
Any men looking for a place to
use and keep their own equip-
ment, please contact the Intra-
mural office and an adequate
space will be provided.
We wish to stress that it is im-
portant that we have a large at-
tendance of all men wishing to
participate as many policies and
regulations will be established
along with the election of offi-
cers.


luckless Gators

Leave Tonight

For N. C Stte

35 Gridders will
Make Trip To
Raleigh

By Lee Hawes
Still plugging away despite the
fact that they have become known
as the "Hard Luck Boys" of the b
Southeastern Conference, the gal-
loping Gators clash tomorrow
night with the powerful North
Carolina State Wolfpack in Ra-
leigh. f
With a discouraging record of
three losses in three starts, the
victory-starved Floridians showed
no signs of weakening in spirit or I
in get-up-and-go in this week's
drills. Coach "Bear" Wolf sent
them through their usual paces,
with a concentration on all phases
of offense and defense. .
Switches in the line occurred
when 200 pounder Frank Dempsey
was moved to right end, and
flashy Fletcher Groves took over
at right guard. Weighty Gaspar
Vaccaro, who was top ground-
gainer last year, has also been
calling the signals as quarterback
this week.
Forbes Tops a
Boltin' Bobby Forbes, a spear-
head for Gator touchdowns, reach-
ed national prominence this week
by bounding to second place in
nation-wide ground-gaining. The
Clearwater halfback has smashed
through opposing lines for a total
of 387 yards in three games. He
is second only to Jimmy Nutter,
of Witchita, with a yardage of 403.'
It's nothing new for the plucky
Gators, but they face a favored
Wolfpack eleven tomorrow night.
The North Carolinians have a 2-1
record so far-defeating Davidson
and Clemson by' healthy margins
and losing to the Duke University
eleven, 7 to 0.
Good Offense
The Staters boast a chunky line b
and a powerful offense, with Backs
Charlie Richkus a n d Gwynn
Fletcher bearing the brunt of ball- f
carrying thus far in the season. i
Out of the eight contests be-
tween the two schools, Florida has
been on the winning side of four,
lost three, and tied one. In 1931 1
the Gators rolled up a 35-0 tri-
umph under Coach Charles Bach- i
man. Since then, N. C. State has
generally held the upperhand, al-
though the guys from Gainesville I
came through with a 14-0 win in
1934.
In the three tries this year to
break their long winning streak,
the Gators have been topped by
one touchdown in each instance,
and in every game have scored on
t h ei r opponents Mississippi,
North Texas State, and Auburn.
Thirty-five gridders leave this
afternoon for the trip by train to
Raleigh, arriving there at 8:00
a.m. tomorrow morning. This will 1
be their third night tilt of the year.' ]
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Water Basketball

Nears Fin s in

Fraternity League

Chi Phis Top
Blue Loop
Tilts Close

Intramural water basketball
competition in the fraternity <
league neared completion this
week as the semi-finals and finals
were reached in the Blue and Or- t
ange leagues respectively.
In the Blue League it seemed
at press time that the Chi Phis
would follow through to victory.
The CPs to date have beaten the
AGRs 8-4 and gained momentum
to down the Pi Lams 10-0. They
played the Phi Kappa Taus yes-
terday afternoon to decide which
team would enter the final
matches. In the other half of the
bracket the games have only
reached the semi-finals and it is
hard to predict at this point which
team would emerge victorious.
Yesterday the LXAs played the
PGDs and the TXs played the
TEPs in the quarter-finals.
Orange Loop
In the ,Orang-e league the ATO's
were matched against the SAEs
and Sigma Nus teamed against
the Sigm Chis in the semi-final
matches yesterday afternoon. All
of the teams have been playing
top-notch ball with the ATOs and
the SXs holding slight edges go-
ing into the games. The ATOs
have won two one sided games
beating the Kappa Sigs in the
opener 10-1 and downing the KAs
12-0. The SAEs drew a bye in the
first round and played the Pikes
a close game in the second beat-
ing them 4-2. The Sigma Nus beat
the SPEs in their only game 10-3,
and the Sigma ObChis won two close
ones downing the Delts 5-4 and
the Phi Delts 4-2.
The finalists in both leagues
will meet as part of the Home-
coming program Saturday, Oct.
25. Both of these should be top


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Upsets Mar First Week



Fraf Basketball Slate

Delts, KA Undefeated
In One Bracket,
PiKA Tops All

By Bill Moor ners in the Blue League at this
The Fraternity League play in stage of the season as each team
basketball started off with a bang had only played one game at press
this week with at least three up- time. The league was not without
sets occurring in the first three its thrills, however, as there were
days' play. three close games being played.
In the Orange League the Delts In the first bracket the Theta Chis
and the KAs were the only unde- beat the Pi Kaps 14-13 in a close
heated teams in Bracket I at the contest, the TEPs defeated LXA
time of this- writing. This was 25-11, and Chi Phi beat AGR 25-5
narrowed down to one or the oth- in a one-sided contest.
er when the Delts and KAs tan- Two close decisions were hand-
gled in a game last night The ed down in Bracket II as the
Delts beat the SPEs in their only Betas downed the Phi Gams 13-12
contest 16-10. The SPEs having and the Phi Taus beat Delta Chi
played three games showed defi- 12-11 with plenty of excitement
nite promise as they beat the Sig- in both contests. In the other
ma Chis 26-18 and upset the SAEs, game of the bracket the Pi Lams
who were pre-season favorite, 23- downed the Delta Sigs 25-13.
In the second bracket the Pikes The Intramural Department has
emerged as a surprise team as they expressed great satisfaction at the
upset the two leading teams in sportsmanship being shown at the
heir bracket. In two close con- athletic contests and expressed the
tests they defeated the ATOs 11- desire that the good showing
10 an i D eh P ltdie 17.15 T loonkerd would continue.


very puch at this point like the
Pikes would emerge the victors of
their bracket while the winner of
the first bracket was still very
much in doubt.
It was hard to predict any win-


MURAL
By Julian

UNIVERSITY OF FLORI
ized that the school needs a
the lack of a regulation bas
apparent each time an Intrar
in the old gym. At the end
ral basketball, officials are re
"referee's nightmare" and th
told spectators will testify.
The tiny, sardine-can basketball
court that occupies the second
floor of the Old Gym is a draw-
back to the science involved in
the hardwood sport. The close
quarter conditions allow no room
for an offense to function and it,
is a sheer impossibility for ten
men to dash down the court at
once without somebody getting
knocked for a loop. A glance at
the foul ratio of the two gyms
bears this assumption out, show-
ing that about five more fouls per
contest are committed in the Old
Gym. And even that hardly tLize
the story.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE first
week of frat basketball: Pi Kappa
Alpha's smashing upset of the
Phi Delts on a long last minute
field goal by Henry Cornell .
SPE's two comeback victories aft-
er a loss to DTD, including a 23-
20 upset win over highly favor-
ed SAE A flurry of baskets
by Phi Delt John Paul Jones in'
the second half of their game with
Kappa Sig to ice a Phi Delt vic-.
tory John Nelson's long one-
lander which sank ATO as the
Pikes captured an 11-10 win


Auburn


Galors Lose After

Holding Tigers

Three Periods

Tidwell Paces
Cats To 20-14
Victory

Steve Grimes
For three quarters Saturday att.
ernoon 'the Florida Gators care.
fully built toward their first win
in thirteen starts only to see their
plans shattered as they watched
the Auburn Tigers score a fourth
period touchdown and hand them
a bitter 20-14 defeat. Shortly after
the start of the fourth quarter,
with the Gators vainly defending
a one point lead, Travis Tidwell;
Auturn backfield ace, threw a flat
pass to Billy Ball, who out-man.
euvered the Florida secondary and
raced 35 yards for the winning
touchdown.
Up until this point, the some
500 loyal Gators fans who had
made the long journey to Mont.
gomery for the game had watched
Florida virtLtal; push the Tigere
all over the field. The Gators
threatened several times early in
the game before Bobby Forbes fi.
nally bucked over from the one
yard line. Lewis kicked the first
of his two :suzocessl conversions.


The play will continue in both Bad Break
leagues next week with games be- A short time later the Gators
ing played Monday thr:. 11 Thurs- suffered the break, which, in th(
day. Teams are requested to watch final analysis, cost them the game,
the Intramural Bulletin for time Eldrige Beach handed off a punt
and court. return to Loren Broadus, who
streaked 80 yard's down te left
sidelines for a touchdown. Un.
as -fortunately, the plj.y was called
U Back and the Gators were penaliz.
Clarkson ed 15 yards for .lipping. Thi ne-
cessitated a Flrori-a punt. and foi
the first time Au-burn had thc
IDA athletes-have long real- ball in Gator territory. Quiek ti
in adequate gymnasium and take advantage 'of this, A.iburi
pketball coul becomes more sent in the ailing TidweDl, i hc
has been Slow iun reeov1i2ng from
mural cage contest is played brok-en ankle seofered iast
of the first week of Intramu- spring. Sparked by his asses and
referring to the old gym as a )bafl handling at quarterback, t.~
he name. is well taken as un- 'Tigers drove totheix,fromwherp
Tidwell, himself, went over stnd.
ing up.
The extra point was good and
most popular offense: Forward the score was knotted at 7-7 with
bustin' down the middle with the less than a inue to play in thF
ball and the other four men each half. On the first Florida play
picking an opponent to use as a from scrimmage, Freddie Galford,
blocking dummy. younger brother of Mlonk Gafford,
one of Auburnz's all-time stars, in.
tercepted a long Belden pass and
ALONG WITH Phi Delta Theta ran 55 yards to give the Tigers
and Phi Gamma Delta, leaders in a 13-7 halftime lead.
the two fraternity loops follow-
ing horseshoe results, Sledd J-H Forbes Taflies
and Temp Dorm M of the Dorm The first time the Getora cam(
circuit aaid Seagle Hall and the into possession of the ball aftel
All Stars of the Independent the e.-.-er'ri of tthe second half:
i-ju'E r, ow share the Intramural Fobes swung wide around thf
I.,eLagr lleft side behind beautiful inter.
Sledd J-H secorec a final round -ference anld traveled 80 yards foez
victory over Temp. Dorm 0 in his second toaucdow of the htti.
horseshoe doubles ooimpetition i eiena'on The extra po=t avge .Fl.-.r-
this week to share Dorm leag-ue idt a tteme pint lea. whic
*honors with Temp Dorm M, sin- they carried into the fbWrftI
gles horseshoe champs after a erid. .
triumph over Murphree C-D. Next A look at the statistics af thb
sport to oome up on the Dorm game indicates that once .agair
program will be touch football Florida outplayed their opponent
with the opening kickoff slated but just couldn't push across th(
for Monday afternoon. -'-inring wmarker. Though tot
.With r t.rEactivity grmur,. 'ot 11 first dewrns
Witli n,.Je_--..rt. activity only .,._ r:,.:.r-. ,itrushed Amburn 131
in its mid-tourney stages, no y yards .to la. Furthermore. 8 I.
team has yet been given a change dn and company ,:r,mpleted 8 ou
to push past Seagle and the Ain of 15 passes for 125 yards, whfl(
Stars, which copped titles in Auburn completed but half their
shffleboard singles and ..dubIes. 12 passes for a total of 84 yads


Delt Floyd Hull booting an at-, respectively, to win.ds.ir 'l ifrst
tempted crip shot against SPE: Independent loop .-pT..I t Ijz. week.
just ;:eeause a photographer' A contending outfit has develop-
snapped his picture with a flash ed, however, in the Triangles, who
camera Four one-point de- were runners-up -in shuffleboard
visions in the first 12 games, three singles and 'who still had a chance
of them in the Blue League ... to win both singles and doubles
Hottest individual erformer: Big in the tennis tourney through
Jack Kimbrough of Chi Phi, who games of Wednesday.
dipped in 14 tallies against AGR.
.. Most hair-raising contest:
PKA's narrow squeak over ATO.
. Roughest ball game: The0
Sigma Chi-SPE tussle which saw
26 personals called, 15 of them
on the triumphant SPE's; the Pi e
Lam-Delta Sig game ran 'em a PI
close second with 22 fouls and
t"n plqver- elected Most 0
popular defn.-:: Man to-man;


Struggling to become airborne in the teeth
of an Aleutian gale, the B-25 in which Frank
Lewis was serving as co-pilot spun down into
a fiery crash. Frank took the long way home.
Badly burned about the face and shoulders,
he spent two years in Army hospitals.
When he came back to work at General
Electric this spring he had been away exactly
six years. He had forgotten a lot, changed a
lot since the days when, fresh out of the State
College of Washington, he had worked on
"Test" with G.E.
He took naturally, therefore, to the G-E
Rotating Engineering Plan--especially set
up to give the veteran a period of familiariza-
tion and general orientation.
"The idea worked fine," Frank says. "Any
department I was interested in was ready to
open its doors for me so I could come in and
look it over. When I found a groove that
suited me, that's where I would stick."
Frank decided to stick with application
engineering. His work proved he was capable
of it. On August 1, he took over a desk and
drew the first important assignment of his
new career.
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Race Will Start
Between Halve
At Homecoming

or the first time In the his-
o' of the University, the annual
tormural all-campus cross coun-
Swill be sponsored by the new-
W -g-ized University sororities.
I fleet i w- be open to all stu-
Sand will be held as paxt of
d lf.time entertainment at the
theoraeoming game..
ioe .a wl~l begin in the sta-
d. o on the west side of the field
nild l be run over a designated
"- of two miles with the fin-
.uIi being located on the east
dd the stadium.
Four Teamrn
m-r teams, consisting of four
1 eight men, will participate in
'e two mile event, and each team
%.I be sponsored by the following
sroriiUgs- C i Omega., Ti Delts,
A D Pi and Kappa Delta. Start-
Ig time will be immediately prior
to the arlval of the Gator Band
on the field.
participants in the event must
e Pbysi'clly fit and must pre-
sot an official statement from
te UnterAy irtflaly7 to tbht
effect before be will be accepted.
Ariomanta s mtt ubmit their
noisw to the to the Intramural
orflL by Wednesday. Oct. 22, at
Sp. m.
Awards Givem
A cup will be awarded the indi-
,dUl winner. Men who place mCe-
nd. third and fourth wi receive


Intramural

Results
Frat Basketball
DTD 16, SPE 10
TEP 2., LXA 11
PDT 23, KS 16
BTP 13, PGD 12
XP 25, AGR 6
SPE 26, SX 18
PKA 11. ATO 10
PKT 12, DX Ii
PKA 17, PDT 1C
PLP 25, DS 13
TX 14, PKP 13
SPE 23, SAE 20
Frut Water Basketball
SX 4, PDT 2
XP 10, PLP 0
PKT 8, PKP 4
ATO 12, KA 0
Dorm Horseshoes
Sled J-H 21-2L Temp. 0, 6-3
I finals).
lad. Tensi. Si8gles
Randmatf over Tarpon, 6-2, 6-4
Triangles over Saints. 63, 6-2
Presbyterian over Hen Cats,
7-5, 4-6, 8-6
Sagle over Baptist, 6-L 6-0
Triangles over Crane 6-2, 7-5
Saints over The Club 6-0. 6-0
Tarpon over Hlla 6-0, 6A "
Presbyterian over CO. 7-S, 3-6,
6-3
Hel Cats over Conch Cub, 6-4,
9-7
Seagle over All Stars, 7-5, 5-7,
Wesley over Killers, 6-0. 6-1
lEad. T&Tnis Doubl
Saints over Baptist, 6-4. 6-1
Randu a over Hel Cats, 6-4,
6-1
Wesley over Tarpon. 60
Tarpon over Crane Hall, 6-2,
6-3
Saints over Seagle, 4-4. 6-2


Intramural medals from the.intra-
mural Department. BOLLIS CLUB-
As an added incentive, a cake The Boes Club will meet Tues-
will be awarded to each member day uighL at 7 o'clock. room 2%.
of the winning team by an official Florida Union- Officers will be
representative from each of the elected for this semester. All
sororities immediately following former Boles cadets are urged
the finish of the race. Ito attend this meeting.


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Monroe County Students

Reorganize "Conch" Club


By Lee Robinson
There is now a new social club
present on the campus of the Uni-
versity of Florida. The Conch
Club, which was first organized
in 1937, was disbanded during the
war and was again reorganized
in Key West this summer at a so-
cial affair. This was the first
meeting for several years and the
turnout was a big success.
The first meeting of the Uni-
versity of Florida chapter of the
Conch Club was held Sept. 29 in
Florida Union,
The following officers were
elected: Helio Gomez, president;
Charles Perez, vice president;
Caroline Papy,. secretary, and
Charles Park, Jr., treasurer.
The object and purposes of the
Conch Club are to provide con-
tacts between the members of
the club and the citizens of Key
West; also to provide contacts for
members of the various chapters.
It also plans to promote the par-
ticipation of all the activities that


the club shall vote to socialize.
Any resident of Monroe County
recommended by the membership
committee and voted for by the
majority of members present-
and accepted by the University of
Florida-is a member of the Conch
Club. Officers are elected every
semester and club meetings are
held at least twice a month.
Members are: Nlo Albury, Ern-
est Avila, Harold lasliins. Sidney
Mathews, Archie Potter, Bill Rob-
inson, Daniel Sawyer, Lee Robin-
son, Hello Gomez, Leland Archer,
Howard Butler, Tom Kethings.
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Lastres. Hugh Papy, Kermit Rob-
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William Warner, Caroline Pap',
Forest Arthur, Dan Harrison, Joe
Lowe, Albert Para, Charles San-
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Huge Staff Working For the deadlines elated in last v.eek's Ball Henry heads the Activities ed by Charles Lewis and B J.-
ALLIGATOR Jerry, Fogarty Is section .hiluch contains the ea- ilsbegiven ton.
Better 1948 Edition editor of this section and e is Special cns. Each ret must be given to
(This 1s theathr .assisted by Jack Redding. Di,:k tuLes sccti,-,ns. Each sub-section TpistsA Margaret Ann Marshall,
rThs s the th.rd .n a srees of al M tee -J'rol cktRinger, ltv cointians a department editor. Kitty CaUaran. Russell Folland -
articles on stloent puoihici ions at AIL~ gge, H:rc. Id tringer. I edirse.
the University of Fioraa. Th,s Calinan and Frank Cochrane. Ev- Excp:onal work Is being done and Bill Walker. These are the
week Mr. Henry tells of the orgar. erv other page w.ill contain the in Humor. edited by Buddy Fur- students who are responsible for
sIaton anO progress of thun 948 i n 'ivual action rpiture of some dorn. This section promises to be the 1948 SEMINOLE, and their
Versity.) representative stud-nt in that one of the most entertaining in progress indicates that they will
-- class. the entire book. Purdom is assist- do a good job.


By Bill Henry
Under the direction of Editor-
In-Chief Al Carlton, the 194.
SEMINOLE is progressing rapim-
ly toward its goal, a champion
class yearbook delivered before
the end of the spring term. But
there is a reason for this rapid
progress. The book is dedicated
to progress. With its 156 pages it
will be equal in size to the 1947
book, due sometime before Christ-
mas.
The only drawback so far to
this progress was a temporary .set-
back over the cost of organizatioT-n
pages, which was settled by com-
promise at $60 per page. This loss
of $20 a page (cost of a page is
$80) means a sacrifice of color.
but the editor, working with Art
Editor FTank< Gardner, is trying a
new method as a substitute this
year.
Chief photographers are Brian
Lynn and Dan Browne Other
photogra pners are invited to con-
tribute, and they will oe paid for
used photographs.
The literary work is being done
by a staff consisting of Leonard
Mosby, Buddy Davis, Edw.-ard
Fluker, and Elgin White, and is
headed by Literary Editor Alvin
Burt.
Eddie Glenn is in charge of the
Introduction section, which will be
completed in a week. Tnis section
contains two and one-half signa-
tures. A signature is printing
terminology for 16 pages.
Campus organizations are placed
In the Organizations section head-
ed by George Utsey. Hi assistants
are Charles Pruitt, Lamarr Drake
and Dick Sangaree. Organizations
must contract with Business Man-
ager Sam Murrell for space in
this section before Oct. 15.
The Sports section is divided
into two parts. Intercollegiate un-
der Lacy Marion and Intramural
under Bill, MIoor. Their assistants
are Ted Addey, Dick Cassidy.
Crady Bowen and George Shar-
berg. This section has already
been planned and ".'ill progress
as rapidly as athletic contests are
held.
The largest section in the book
Is that of Colleges. which con-
tains individual pictures of all stu-
dents desiring them The pictures
are being taken in Building "K,"
and all students must arrange to
have their pictures taken before


Gator Enoineers

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Student Confab
Junior and senior civil engin-
eering students of the Universty
of Florida were hosts to student
chapters of the American Society
of Civil Engineers from all parts
of the Southeast at a student con-
ference in Jacksonville Tuesday.
The student conference preceded
the three-day fall meeting of the
American Society of Civil Engin-
eers which was scheduled for
Wednesday, Thursday and today.
More than 600 civil engineers from
all over the United States are at-
tending the sessions.
Professor C. D. Williams, head
of the civil engineering depart-
ment of the University of Flori-
da is in charge of the tecluncal
programs for the A.S.C.E. sea-
sions, with Professor H. D. Corn-
ins. a member of the civil engin-
eering department. as co-ordinat-
or for the student conference.
Eighty-five from the University-
including 78 students and 12 fac-
ulty members-are attending and
par.icipating in the meeting.
Included on the student program
was an excursion trip fon inspec-
tion of twvo large dredges, operat-
ing in the St. Johns River. Hosts
for the student conference, th e
University chapter. A.S.CE. is
being headed by Tom Allerdice,
Jacksonville, president; Ken Wil-
lits, Jacksonville. vice president;
Clifford Green. Gainesville, secre-
tary, Horace Lawson, Lake City,
treasurer; and Chris Holtz, Lake
Cit' editor.
Among several excursions plan-
ned for the national meeting Will
be a trip to the University of
Floiida for inspection of the re-
cently completed experimental
se',age disposal plant of the En-
gineering and Industrial Experi-
ment Station.
Also included on the program as
a paper on *Teaching Timber
Mechanics and Design" to be pre-
sented by Professor H. J. Han-
sen, acting head of the industrial
engineering at the University and
chairman of the committee on
timber structures for the A S.C.E.


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Trenches On Campus


Not For Atomic War
ALLIGATOR Reporter Tells
Of Mud Situation
By Dell Loyless But some of the work will still be
Flesh: The seemingly perma- going on months from now. New
nt trenchoS scattered through- boilers have been ordered to aug,
out Florida's once beautiful cam- ment the present heating facili-
puf ar, not, repeat, NOT, a de- ties, but will not be received and
fese in depth against possible cut in until next spring or sum-
atomic warfare. They provide ex- mer.
cellent opportunity for veterans to All dormitory students should
compare the qualities of Gaines- cross their fingers and0 hope the
,,ilhe mud with Italy or Okinawa, wintry blasts of the north wind
but When the powers that be de- will be as ineffective as the Ga-
ided to plank down $842,000, tors' passing defense at least for
they had other things in mind, the next few weeks. It's going to
It's a big program to bring the be several weeks before the steam
campus utility lines up to date. mains can be cut back in. How-
The present utilities were laid out ever, the work is progressing as
when the campus population was well as could have been expected
2.000. With 13,000 now milling in view of the recent heavy rains.
around the University grounds There is one consolation, once
something had to give. That's the work is completed, there
0'here the taxpayers came D n. should be no further disturbances
Shortly before n Day) that of a similar nature to break the
anksonvillex firm of Reynolds, quiet of the campus until your
jhc onville filra enm t lr d children are enrolled at the Uni-
rts of charts of the Utniversity varsity and trying to learn other
orts of ch torflt, -I ie ivydcris- sources of neurotic behavior be-
grounds. They we libeall lines sides listening to a mortal battle
crossed with earii-coloA line between a bulldozer and steam
standing for electric, telephone, shovel right outside the window.
water and heating lines. None of o
the charts showed dust and mud.
Then the board of Control let con- A
tracts to different contractors for t A
those utilities and E Day rolled
are project is at various stages Picture Deadline
of completion. For instance, the
underground electric lines are will
on toward the winding up stage. For % W
' a Of L 'The following Seminole schedule
'Leaves of Life to have pictures taken will be for
all non-fraternity men and women:
10 Be Broadcast Juniors with last names begin-
Sning with A through G, Monday,
Over VW R UF Oct. 20; H through N, Tuesday,
"Leaves of Life," a new radio Oct. 21; 2 through Z, Wednesday,
feature to be given every Sunday SOct. 22.phomore with last nam'be
evening at 8:45 over Station Sophomore with ls names-
Sor the neft of theS n ginning with A through F, Thurs-
dents and student body of the day, Oct. 23; G through L, Friday
University, will begin thisco- Oct. 24; M through R, Saturday
ing Sunday. morning, Oct. 25, and S through
ing Sunday.ZMo
The program will consist of var- Z monday, Oct. 27.
ious readings and interpretations .Freshmen with last names be-
of contemporary poetry and prose ginning with A through G, Tues-
in popular literature. The program day, Oct. 28; H through N,
is planned on the requests of the Wednesday, Oct. 29, and Othrough
listeners and all favorite selec- Z, Thursday, Oct. 30.
tions will be acknowledged and Makeup date will be Friday,
appreciated, it is announced by Oct. 31.
the s t at i on. Correspondence All nen will wear coats and
should be addressed to "Leaves of ties; women may wear what they
Life," care of WRUF. wish. The above named days will
Elliot Phienfield,- local and na- be the only days on which students
tional awards winner in dramatic will be able to get their pictures
interpretive reading, will conduct taken.
the program. The studio is in Temp. BId, K.
The hours are from 8 till 11:.30 in
F W Viito S the morning and from 1 till 5 in
Frat s Vistors the afternoon.
-unL1nued fromn Page ONE Today will be the last makeup
ptale o the entire group day for all fraternity men. This
upon approval of the Dean of Stu- I positively the last day.
dents. ..
Turnbull stated that the pres-
nt rule of closing the houses a.t l
8 p. m. resulted in "confusion" C l ub rexy
and requested weekday hours for A


visitors of the opposite sex be ex-
tended to 10:30 p, m.
Five existing problems necessi-
tating formation of visiting regu-
ations were listed as follows:
1. Proper conditions for the in-
liucement of good scholarship.
Problem of public observa-
u, rsublem of social hours (a
colhcorn of parents as well as Uni-
versity officials).
4. Problem of 24 hour cut. im-
posed on housemothers.
5. Belief that 10 to 10:30 p. m.
is not a good hour to begin study.
Following a meeting last week,
fraternity representatives present-
Od a program that they said would
be acceptable with them if it met
with the Dean of Students ap-
proval. The proposed hours were
as follows:
Daily: 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. and
5 p. m. to 10:30 p. m.
Saturday: 11 a. m. to 12 mid-
night.
Sunday: 10:30 a, m. to 10:30
p. m.
Present hours are from 5 to 8
P, m. daily, 11 a. m. to 12 mid-
night Saturday and 12 noon to 12
midnight Sunday,
At the close of the meeting it
was decided to form three com-
mittee groups, each representing
part of each element concerned
With the problem of visiting hours:
i.e., fraternity and sorority repre-
sentatives, housemothers, and fac-
ulty advisors. Each group will
draw up a suggested program and
the three plans will be presented
to the Dean of Students office for
observation and approval.
Turnbull stated that the pro-
posed committees will attempt to
present their programs some time
next week.


In Naval Unit
John Hintermister, commanding
officer of Organized Naval Sur-
face Division 7-9 based in Gaines-
ville, has advised strong interest
is being shown in the newly ac-
tivated unit.
The unit, composed of volun-
teers in the Naval Reserve, meets
every Tuesday night from 7:80
until 9:30 at the Naval Armory,
Alachua Arll Base. Surface Divl-
sion 7-9 has been allotted a billet
of 200 officers and men and the
first three meetings saw 125 men
sign up.
Hintermisater pointed out that
although the officer complement
is already filled, there are open-
ings for two warrant officers and
the following rate classifications:
yeoman, storekeeper, pharmacist's
mate, motor machinist's mate,
electrician's mate, radioman, ra-
darman, and quartermaster for
surface division. He cautioned that
although enlistments are open to
any physically qualified pmen with
or without previous experience in
any of the armed services, appli-
cations should be made right away
as the entire compelment. is being
rapidly filled.
Applications 'and information
can be obtained from Hintermister
at the White House Hotel any
afternoon between 4 and 7 o'clock.
Three-fourths of the members are
University students.

Plane Accident

Kills UF Student;
Injures Another
One University student was
killed and another Injured last
Wednesday when their private
biplane crashed at the Alachua
Army Air Baee while coming in
for a landing during a heavy rain-
storm.
The plane's pilot, John Mc-
OQuhae Wincher, 20 of Miami,


A announces freshman law student, was killed,
Jack Hudson, 19, also of Mi-
e Pla ami. suffered critical head injur-
N ew lans ies and was transferred to the
Veterans' Hospital at Lake City.
Forestry Club plans for the 3. W. Lipscomb, manager of
present semester were announced the air field here, Paid the plane,
last week by Morris McClure, which he believed had been pur-
president of the group. Included in chased in' Jacksonville, was badly
the plans were campfire meetings wrecked .
in the forest, Homecoming week- CAA investigators arrived here
end, a Field Day for club mem- Wednesday and concluded their
bers and friends, and talks by investigation yesterday.
noteworthy Florida men connected
with the Forestry VShool.
The date set for the Field Day
affair is Nov. 15. The day will Opportunity
consist of contests concerned with
the forest, such as wood chopping
and sawing. Prizes will be given Male University of Florida stude,
to the winners. A barbecue will >wn way, support family if you hay
be held following the contests.
The Forestry Club, in conjune- qualificati6ni: Earnest, Sober, Sales
tion with the School of Forestry, e Own Auto, Helpful, Ambitiou
will present William Jacobs, sec-
retary of the Florida Park and conflict studies. Reputable concern.
Forest Association, Tuesday ev- Give age, background, address, als
ening in the Agriculture ,hall. Ja-
cobs will discuss the opportun- etc. Replies confidential. P. 0. Box
itie. for forestry majors in the
state.
Plans for the Homecoming
week-end include a memorial ser-
vice at the Austin Carey Forest
for Forestry School students who
were killed in the war. TI


Students Urged To Be Careful
ij ras been my sad duty on two occasions during the exceedingly
'riIef Lime I have been on campus to write to parents concerning
tragedies which claimed the lives of their sons who were students at
the University of Florida. Prior to my coming two additional lives
were lost in accidents which may well have robbed this great state
,nd country of leaders so greatly needed.
I deplore the conditions of mechanical age and an age of greatly
accelerate transportation which blot out such promising lives.
Eight thousand, seven hundred and forty students are crowding
"1o our campus every day. Thousands of those students need cars
Mid other means of transportation either to get to the campus or to
cover long distances from places of residence in the city to classrooms
snd to dining facilities on the campus. There seems to be no logical
basis for prohibiting the use of cars on the part of students at the
present time.
I urge the students themselves to take this matter under careful
consideration in their various organizations and to inaugurate a safe-
tY program of campus-wide extent to the end that we may avoid at
whateverr cost a repetition of such tragic accidents as we have had
n recent weeks.
J. HILLIS MILLER,
President of the University.




THE MIAMI HERALD


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If interested in having the paper delivered
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Students In State

Lewis, House, And
Senate Prizes
Available
There are approximately 280
scholarships open to students in-
terested in education as a profes-
sion. There are vacancies existing
in Lewis, House, and Senatorial
scholarships in practically all
counties and districts in the state
for which students may compete.
Examinations to determine the
winners of the various scholar-
ships will be held October 31 in
Gainesville, Tallahassee and Win-
ter Haven. The examination in
Gainesville will be held in P. K.
Yonge building, Room 315, begin-
ning at 9 a.m. and will last most
of the day.
Students interested in taking
these examinations should check
with the lists of vacancies to see
whether or not there is a scholar-
ship open in their county or dis-
trict. Lists of these vacancies may
be seen on the bulletin board by
Room 118, P. K, Yonge building,
in Room 126, P. K. Yonge, the
Dean of Students' office and the
Dean of the University College of-
fice.
Those students who wish to take
the examination in Gainesville can
secure an application from the of-
fice of the Alachua County Super-
intendent of Public Instruction on
the first floor of the County Court
House building. The blank should
be obtained as soon as possible, as
it contains information and in-
structions about submitting a
medical examination report and a
birth certificate along with the
application blank.
House and Senatorial scholar-
ship, students receive $200 per
year and Lewis scholarship stu-
dents, $400 per year. House and
Lewis holders must pursue a
course of study that will prepare!
them to teach in the public schools
of Florida, and must teach, after
graduation, the number of years
that they hold the scholarship,
Senatorial holders must engage in
some sort of state work, but not
necessarily teaching.

Aubrn Game Movie
Picture of the Florida-Auburn
football game will be shown in
the University Auditorium Mon-
day night at 8:30.


On Florida Campus


Holmes County Club
Slates Meeting Monday
Holmes County students and
their wives are urged to attend
a meeting of the Holmes Coun-
ty Club on Monday night In
room 208 Florida Union at 7:30.
The president stated that mat-
ters of Importance are to be
discussed,

Dr. Conner To Lead
Discussion Tuesday
A discussion on the religion of
Santayana will be led by Dr.
Frederick W. Connor of the Eng-
lish department Tuesday in Dr.
Delton L. Soudder's home, 157
Florida Courts, at 8 p.m. Inter-
ested students, wives and fam-
ilies are Invited.

Glee Club Tryouts
Are Opened Again
Professor DeBruyn announced
that last week because of the
Increased number of students


wishing to sign up for Glee Club
activities, he will reopen tryouts
for positions. The tryouts will
be held every Monday through
Friday from 2-2:30 p.m. in the
auditorium.

AIEE Meeting
All electrical and pre-electridal
students are invited to attend a
meeting of A. t E. E. Thursday
at 7:30 p.m. in room 305 Florida
Union.

Benton Society
To Hold Smoker
Benton Engineering Society will
present its annual smoker for en-
gineering students from 7:30 to 9
p. m., October 30, in the Recrea-
tion Hall.
The program will be directed
toward those planning to major
in engineering. Refreshments will
be served. Freshmen and sopho-
mores are especially urged to at-
tend.


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From Long' Skirts

To Book Publishers

Coming to the ALLIGATOR office from
all over the natiion are college newspa-
pers. In almost every one-the students
in letters, the editors in editorials--there
are blasts against the bookstore ineffi-
ciencies, the booh- lines, and the textbook
racket.
It can be voiced here, too, in many
ways. We would, like to say in passing,
however, that the bookstore here has
overcome many obstacles, has at least
worked up a little'better system each se-
mester, and is gradually broadening out
in other ways than acquiring more space.
The bookstore n-rust have large rooms
in order to cut dowri on lines. Other rem-
edies, besides extra space, have been sug-
gested, that of securing more help for
registration week, dof planning a better
system of distribution, of maintaining
good will on the part of the students-
their customers.
Student attitude here is now changing
from one of nonchalant feeling to one of
disgust and desire for a change. This
store is the University bookstore. Their
:ustorpers are us students. Beginning
lext week the first in a series of articles
.n the bookstore will be printed in keep-
ing with the ALLIGATOR campaigns in
fields of student interest-publications,
library, safety, post office, the bookstore,
ind others to come.
Many Florida students have big libra-
ries growing up in their rooms. They
nave found themselves with textbooks
)nly nine months old, but in attempting
to sell it, have heard that another book
4ill be used next semester or that a new
edition will be available.
There is a demand for a revision, we
grant you. Some new editions have only
-hanges in problems and exercises.
You see, textbook publishers are find-
ing ways to force the purchase of new
books. Some people have compared this
with the long skirt fad, when clothing in-
dustry jumped for the style in order to
place new wardrobes in women's closets.
Whether that is a good comparison or
not, it seems unfair to force college stu-
dents to enter in such a plan.
Veterans do not feel this racket as much-
as students who are paying their own way
through school, but it is not hard to see
that these "paying" students wonder why
revisions have to be made when some new
research should be added.
As far as we will say here, something
new should be added-if you get what we
mean.


Give The Grass

A Chance To Grow

There was a day when there was noth-
ing but swamps and sand and forest at
this campus. There was a day when
there was no grass.
Fortunately for the thousands of stu-
dents who have come and gone from this
University in the months and years since
the early years, considerable grass and
shrubbery have been planted to enhance
the appearance of this campus.
The first impression that Florida's
campus makes on a visitor is the beauty
of its grounds. Some campuses through-
out the nation have fallen into the cate-
gory of the dull and drab class, with no
form of shady trees and flowers. It is
true that the campus has been torn up
considerably during the past months, but
it is a necessity for a growing University.
In order to keep this campus up in the
ranks, we must give the "grass a chance
to grow."
The bulldozers have pushed dirt back
over the ditches, grass seeds have been
planted, and grass cannot sprout unless
you give it a chance. Let's continue to
make Florida's campus a place that will
rank among the top.
The campus will be as pleasant to the
eye as we make it.



No Accidents Yet

But They May Happen

There have been three University stu-
dents killed in traffic accidents since the
opening of school. None happened on
the campus. One may happen, however,
along West University between Ninth St.
and Science Hall if the city doesn't turn
on the lights which border the street.
That stretch is one of the darkest to be
found in the city limits and it is also one
of the heaviest traveled. Students are
constantly crossing the avenue there on
their way to and from the campus at
night. Cars approaching each other cre-
ate a "blind spot" as a result of their
lights, as any driver knows. That's how
cows are hit on the open highways. Un-
less the city turns some lights on, some
night it will be a student who will be the
mangled victim.


Early To Bed By MartyLubov



%,fiERE'S BIDOO? At this very, moment AAF ra- ND ADD BIDOO (PU)
Gainesville, Oct. 17 (PU)-Gran- dar screens and Army mine de- Psychologists working on the
ville Bidoo, the All-American tecto s ebeig s u o th Psychologists working on the
freshman, has not yet been found. ecors are being set up on the Bidoo case revealed today that the
Lost 13 days ago in the midst campus to determine the where- Florida freshman seems to have
of construction work on the Uni- about of the' freshman. If he ut- been fre h m e
versity of Florida campus, Bidoo ters but one of his famous words, been suffering from a rare men-
s the object of an intense search it will be picked'up instantly, tal disease.
*-- the State Road Department, Known to have possessed an as- Known as gophremania, the
the Governor's Highway Safety tounding capacity for trouble, Bi- sickness is characterized by the
..-mmittee, the Public Works Ad- doo is reported to have announced
ministration and the University his intentions of getting square victim having a hatred of all hu-.
Lyceum Council. Several editors with the world. Bidoo stated, mans. The patient may manifest
of the Orange Peel, campus maga- "Kick 'em in de belly!" a desire to become a mole.
zine, have joined the hunt in an Possibilities of proclaiming a In a message to the press, Dr.
effort to scoop the event. National Bidoo Day have been J. Prairie McDogge, the well-
A fine toothed, foot by foot broached. However, sources close known psychiatrist, reiterated that
search of the underground sewer- to the White House claim that the such a case must be treated with
age system is underway. Univer- President feels that this might utmost sympathy and understand-
sity officials predict that Bidoo have international complications, ing.
will be found dead or alive within I' is no secret that the Florida Said Dr. McDogge, "We must
the next four years. "We must not frosh is a potential one-man leave no stone unturned to find
despair," said a spokesman. "He underground movement. Bidoo. He may this very instant
might clog the drainage appara- Stated the source, "there's much be tunneling under Peabody."
tus." Bidoo about nothing." Peabody refused to comment.




Ordinary Times ByH. G.:(Buddy) Davis



This column stands accused, But there are reasons for the revival of the Comintern, an or-
and perhaps rightly soq, of being pessimism. This liation has just ganization advocating. world rev-
pessimistic or "down in' the completed a war a war which solution. And the British Secret
dumps." was termed "the darkest days" of Service reports, "It has now been
This author is well aware of the our history. And as we turn our decided by the policy makers of
dangers of Epicurism, the philos- faces toward the "Brighter To- the Kremlin that the United
ophy of "eat, drink and be merry morrow," we find foreboding States is to be written off as a
for tomorrow you may die." Nor, clouds dimming the horizon. Just possible friendly power."
must we ignore Cynicism, the con- consider the fact discovered by In such reports, this column
tempt of worldly institutions. Gallup Poll that 25 percent of the sees the venom of fear and hate.
These philosophies appear only American people think it was a It hears' the words of the former
when a nati6n.is on the decline, mistake for the United States to U.S. Minister to Bulgaria, George
But the United States is ot on enter World War e. Hh. Earle, saying, "If.we don't hit
the decline. By some twist of Of course, there are the human Russia first, 90 percent of us will
ed t surwive where others have interest items which brighten the be dead in five years."
failed. Some say that the ballot day's .news. There's the very ap- The title of this column was
and free elections have caused our pealing story of the German girl chosen to ironically show that "or-
survival others credit it to the who tried to air-express herself dinary times" is merely an illus-
immense middle class or "white to her New.York sweetheart. The ion. "Although "ordinary times"
collar workers." battle of the hemlines is still rag- is here and now, the menace to
We individuals like to think ing, and speculation on the prob- our nation is still present. So as
that our nation lives because of lem is flying from all sides. The long as white space, is available
some bond between fellow men latest profound item is the wife for these words, ORDINARY
if you prefer,call it "nationalism." which the artists are. going to TIMES will continue to plead, ex-
This line of thought is so strong supply Uncle Sam It seems that fort, and ridicule in an effort to
that sometimes it seems God has Uncle, presumably a bachelor for cry AWAKE, AWAKE.
created a special heaven for the the past 171 pears, is now to be And like all other human oper-
American citizen. seen henceforth and forevermore ated things, this column is likely
So although this column might escorting "Aunt Martha." to wander astray from the narrow
apear pessimistic, it is well aware But there are more serious path of the good, and Henry van
that the nation is alive and will things afoot. Time Magazine last Dyke once wrote, "But it is bet-
continue to live. And it carefully week outlined Russia's plan for ter to follow even the shadow of
skirts the dangerous doctrines conquest of half the globe. An ob- the .best than to remain content
which foretell a nation's doom. vious step in this direction is the with- the worst."



Bull Session By OdeGriffith


q vF YOUR fl AT DIST~IN" ERI
WITH UN54LABLE USED TEXT SOKS


1R


See First Editorial


Official Newspaper of ieI ntiversiy >of Florida, in Galnesville, Florida
PublliIshed every Friday morning du-ring Ihe year and entered as
second cla ns niil mintter.. January 1945. at thle po.~ office at Gainef-
ville, Florida. under the act of Congress of March 3, 18719.

Editor-in-Chief ....................... ..... Pen Gaines
Managing Editor ... . ........ Ted Shurtleff
Business Manager ..................... Ken Richards
EDITORIAL
ExeCutive Editor. llarold Hermoan;i Associate Editolrs, It orty Freed-
man, .im Bax.hy, .Jaek nry a,,t ms l.ditor. Ilg'in White; Copy Editors,
;,rye, V' an Wae,' I. Avhi rt: r leaves Editor. art" "Illh or', luslc
lEditor, Gerald ('larke: lOffiee aMtanager. Aine Brulnll ISportst Editor, Bill
lloyd; Assistant Sports HEditor.. Jillan iIti 'larksoi,
ASSISTANTS
Reported rs. Fe a..1 al...< tture rit Jrs; -John Bonnier, ill Borgachii.z,
Grady viBoweni, Hovy Brnul,. Jack Bryan. JIoy Butts. Peggy C layton, Dex-
ter i)oulai. Iierre Jujose. Bill Dunlnl,. Richlrd Elkins. Cl1ay Fields, Boll
Ford. Sandy tier. Hllp," -iHazardS. S via Headry, Bill Iery. Toni Hicks.
Jinmi O.Ser. ('lierhcs Iioler'. B, ar'i .his. George -.igllt. nSan t rentz-
ma.ll. BailIetvis, Car'olii ljK. Il O [lMarthi, .lane [lLa-ers, Charles Me-
;res, .1. i. ixon.. Joye lhoor, U. hen liuason, George Myers. Ralph Olive,
Pal Pattilio..Iobin 'hillip, Ins a:ie Poorhmiih, Arthur Reich, Bob Reif ,Lee
l bii hi, ,,,Ma'"ry Lose Bi, ili ,' Viaviani S haentffer.' Saln, ford S,,hnier. Jack
soulenakir. Lloyd Siinider. Il-lrh Stuillli,. Pat Stone. Shirley T homas. Lee
W eisseabala:i.Fra l l iiie. .le, ijo nWilliford. Bol, Browder, Roger Long.
Scott Ier a.r.Jiinx ilob SIen D aeBray eddennyGerald
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File Thirteen Corner
... . ..- -- -- --


A Gaior Classic

A GATOR CLASSIC
c'.e cheered loud for old alma-mater,'
We'll wInlup those Texans, we'll make 'em fodrl-.
Now I look bn-ck and Fin all befuddled,
We tried hard but-were we scuttled?
There was the kickoff but no one stood.
We all wanted to see if the ball was good.
It wasn't long 'til the Gators were rolling
And the Texas learn theit coach was consoling.
We rambled down to the Texas first,
Now was the time to quench our thirst.
But wait! Just what goes?
The ball is in the hands of our deadly foes.
It liapipned so fast it was quite a shock.
The Gators lost the ball, what a crock.
Don't be so sad, you Gator fans.
Turn up the bottle and let's all shake hands.
The Tcxans .have scored and things are sad.
Let's cheer those Gators, let's get 'em i mad.
Again we ramble down the nice, green field,
This time those Texans jus' gotta yield.
We're up near the goal and ready to score.
The ball is hippled to number thirty-four.
Away lie goes like a bat outa hell
And crosses the goal with a mighty yell.
The crowd goes Wild, they yell with glee.
-Whata football game this'll be.
We all take a swig of that potent stuff.
Someone throws a bottle, the party's rough.
Alas, I'm drunk, hooray for the Gators,
We'll show the world we're not second raters.
But wait! The crowd goes cold,
A turned Texan just crossed the goal.
Something went wrong, we got to stop this.
On1 again we're on the prowl, .
T.si- fans all give with the Gator growl.
Once again at their goal we halt,
If we don't score, won't be our fault.
The ball is centered to number eighty,
Would you remove your foot, please, lady?
SGriff takes the ball and charges hard,
Te plows through those Texans as if they're lard.
The Gators have scored and everybody's happy,
Slip me just a short one, will ya, pappy?
The ball is kicked and what a beauty,
Gators, nail that Texan, do your duty.
About this time I get suspicious,
Those darn Texans are too ambitious.
The enemy kicked and we touched the ball
And then upon it d(lid I see, a dirty Texan fall.
Those Western lads were getting' hot
And across the goal line one of 'em shot.
My heart was sad, my spirit charred,
Our fighting team had just been marred.
Shay, now, team, I know ish rough,
But some other day we'll do our shtuff.
I'll shtick behind you through thick and thin,
'Cause there jush ain' no better'n Florida men.
-Sam Johnson,


Campus Opinions
Letters To The Editor


c
Politician's Reply
Dear Pen:
I am always pleased to see someone as interested and discerning 8
in campus politics as Mr. Taylor seems to be. There are a few ques-
tions he asked which I hope I can answer.
In the first place, -the All-Student party did not make accusations
against the Gator party. It made only one and still does. The Gator
party is strictly a fraternity party, both in actions and interests
In our political column we did our best to offer a constructive par-
ty's structure. The Gator party had nothing to offer, but instead re-
mained on the defensive for a full column. It is believed by many
that the Gator party publicity director took advantage of his position
on the Alligator staff to read our column before writing his own.
It is true that last summer the Gator party had a slate made up
ot at least 50 percent independent men. However, the All-Student
party's slate consisted of two-thirds independent men. We also polled
the largest independent vote ever to be cast on this campus.
The Gator party in its effort to balance the slate for appearance's
sake, spends a long time trying to find independent men. Last Spring
they went so far as to run a man without his knowledge. By the time
he knew he was running, the Gator party had already elected him to
office. The All-Student party does not do this. We're not interested
in balancing our slate for appearance's sake. We only run men for
their qualifications. At our nominating conventions whether a man
is a fraternity or independent is not taken into consideration.
Thanks for your interest. Come to our next meeting. You are
always welcome.
Raul L. Reyes,


Why Are Room Rents So High?
Dear Pen:
We are all well aware that the permanent dorm rents (and per-
haps the other campus housing units) have been steadily rising the
last few semesters. Why? I've heard neither reasons nor excuses.
I'll admit any statement from the housing office. I'll view as an ex-
cuse because in this housing emergency the occupancy of each room
has increased, usually doubled; the rents have'increased. The income
of each room or double room is therefore much larger than before; I
don't believe $160 or so for 4 1-2 months compares favorably with the
income of furnished (kitchenette, private bath) apartments of similar
floor space rented from landlords who make a profit, don't operate
with mass production methods, and do pay taxes--and pay for the
building.
Certainly the little added furniture (dresser, upper bunks, desks)
should be paid for by now.
Dean Price has said that Mr. Long's books are open to all. Are
the housing office's books open? If they aren't, they should certain-
ly be.
I'd like to suggest the student council immediately become respon-
sible for editing all books on the campus of interest to the students
and periodically publish in the "Alligator" reports and comments on.
such studies. The reports might concern comparison of food prices
and rents throughout this area and elsewhere; investigation of such
matters as high-priced date tickets, unskilled and careless infirmary
care.
A good platform for earnest student politicians would be "Lower
room rents by February."
Frank McLane,
318 Fletcher P.




Reviews And Stuff By Gerald Clarke


another album of records sched-
uled for release soon.
Tex Beneke is finally going to
drop the Glenn Miller name from
the title of his band.
Frank Sinatra now pilots his
own plane on his coast to coast
hops.
Jan Sablon and Mel Torme are
not feeling so gay lately since
their sponsors have dropped them.
It seems that business in the cos-
metics and permanane wave line
has dropped off terrifically res-
pite the boys.
Jacksonville's Connie Haines
has signed a new contract with
Signature records.
"Gone With the Wind" is one
of the most popular films in New
York at the, present time. Won-
der if it will come here?
WNDB-FM of Daytona Beach
has become Florida's first full-
time FM radio station.
Mexico, Cuba and Haiti want
larger sections of the radio broad-
cast band and if they get them it
will mean a drastic revision of the
U. S. frequencies.
Woody Herman is reorganizing
his band now.
The New York Philharmonic is
having its best subscription sale
in 15 years.
"Finian's Rainbow" is being
prepared for a Paris production
soon using the Champs Elysees
Ballet.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's f i r s t
ballet company has been fired
Economy, they say.


As I See 'Em


By Elgin While that constitute the Florida team dogging our team will turn. Iti


By Elgin WVhite
Once again we begin a dejected
week with the thought ringing in
our minds, "maybe next week!"
Yeah, maybe.
It looks as if the student body,
alumni, friends and what-have-
you are right on the verge of
starting that same old chant. No
one seems to know what's the
matter with Gator football. A lot
of people have gotten to the point
where they don't even care. Some
have even gone past this point.
It is only natural for every stu-
dent to have a let-down feeling
over the pigskin situation. We ac-
tually expected the Florida team
to be a h-- of a lot better than
they have shown so far.
The boys on the
team aren't actually lying down
on the job. The coaches aren't
sitting around, not trying to get
the ball rolling. No one is actu-
ally to blame for these early sea-
son losses. True, the boys have
played ragged ball. It has cost
them every game to date. They
are dejected, but they aren't out.
Not by a long shot. The boys


that constitute the Florida team
know they have a good club. They
know they have good coaches to
back 'em up. What they need now
more than anything else is a little
backing from the student body.
Yeah, I know. You're gonna say,
"How can you expect the student
body to back a team that continu-
ally loses?" Listen. Do you think
the team likes to lose? How do
you think those boys on the team
feel every time they have to take
.a kick in the seat of the pants?
You think they like it? You think
they get a thrill out of all the ver-
bal lashings they are getting from
all sides? How can anyone expect
the team to get better, when the
attitude of every blasted soul on
and off the campus ridicules
them? How much heart do you
think those boys will have to get
out there and get their teeth bust-
ed in for a bunch of "fair-weath-
er" fans that like nothing but a
winner ?
O.K. We don't like an all-loser,
but stick with 'em, for gosh
sakes! A little backing and the
tide will turn. This bad luck that's


Paranoia


INVES TI


By Elgin White


dogging our team will turn. It's
bound to. Let's stick with it 'til
it turns. How about it?
MOVIE PREVIEW: Welcome
Stranger." Bing Crosby and Bar-
ry Fitzgerald return in a picture
that bears a good chance of out-
grossing "Going My Way." The
boys are doctors this time, and the
naturalness of Crosby and Fitz-
gerald is hard to top by anyone in
Hollywood. The picture itself is
well written, well directed, and.
though the plot has been seen time
and time again, the pleasant way
in which Bing and Barry handle
their roles makes "Welcome Stran-
ger" a welcome change to the av-
erage, run-of-the-mill epics that
have been emanating from Holly-
wood the past year or so.
Joan Caulfield is in the picture
to add romantic interest, and I'mV
sure the interest of every Gator oni
the campus will be generated to a
high fervor by the blonde beauty.
You can't miss a good bet if you
go to see "Welcome Stranger." It's
a good picture, all the way.


Dean ,D. K. Stanley, who has
.:arge of the infirmary, this
veek attempted to clarify the ad-
mittedly slow moving conditions
of that campus facility.
Last week in this column we
published a student's viewpoint,
perhaps tersely worded; and this
time we might well look at the
service from the angle of the in-
firmary administrators.
Dean Stanley said there were
3,704 patient calls between Sept.
18 and Oct. 9, of which number
2,724 were seen by the doctors.
At the beginning of the year,
treatment for a maximum load
of 7,300 students was planned.
The four doctors and 16 nurses
now, however, are faced with an
8,700 enrollment. Plans for addi-
tional facilities have been made
and a building program is well
past the blueprint stage. But un-
til such projects are completed,
the load placed on the infirmary
is unusually heavy.
The doctors and nurses in an at-
tempt to reduce the slowness by
temporary measures are planning


a suggested program. Under this
plan, the dean stated, the student
on the first call will go through
the clinic check line. Results of
this check will be printed on his
card and on second call he will
not be placed in the clinic line
again but will go directly to the
doctor. This may reduce the wait-
ing hours.
Furthermore, in an effort to
stagger the office hours of the
physicians, the doctors themselves
have suggested that two be on
call at 9 a. m. upstairs and two
downstairs.
One physician now remains on
call 24 hours a day in the infir-
mary.
Office hours for routine ail-
ments are from 9 a. m. until 5
p. m. seven days a week. Clinic
hours are from 10 a. m. until noon
and from 1:30 until 10 p. m.
Dean Stanley stated that ob-
jective suggestions by students
are welcome, adding that the per-
sonnel aim of the infirmary, after
all, is student service. And those
',f us who are acquainted with the


present-day earnings of physi-
cians, even those in small towns,
are convinced that the infirmary
doctors could do a great deal bet-
ter from the pecuniary standpoint.
It is refreshing, however, to find
that some are willing to serve for
the sake of service to humanity.
Too many, it seems to us, have
made a god of the almighty dol-
lars in these days of costly spe-
cialized medical service. For this
attitude the infirmary doctors are
due our respect.
We hope the planning of the
infirmary administrators works to
the advantage of the students. If
the plans don't work completely,
however, because of the burden of
the overload, then we might well
salt our criticism with an extra
measure of patience and wait the
day when expansion plans come
abreast of the student enrollment
and the slow service is reduced or
eliminated. Until then, the dean
has assured us, he and the per-
sonnel always will welcome sug-
gestions for possible temporary fa-
cilitation.


By Jingo By Johns By Barton Johns


TALLULAH BANKHEAD
"Thrilled my soul and chilled my
guts!" You might have guessed
that this is a statement by Miss
B-head. She has never been-known
for her modesty, moderation, or
morals. Tallulah is speaking of
the twin musical bill, "The Me-
dium" and "The Telephone," which
is now in its last four weeks at
the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in
New York. A wide variety of ad-
jectives may be used to describe
these plays for which Gian-Carlo
Menotti wrote the music and the
libretto. "The Medium" is a hor-
ror story told with brilliant sing-
ing and eloquent music. "The
Telephone" is a twenty-minute
curtain raiser which illustrates
the use of music and singing as
a form of wit. Take Miss B-head's
word and be on the lookout for
Columbia Records' album of "The
Medium."


KATHERINE HEPBURN
"I have the damndest luck!"
Surprise surprise-Katie Hepburn
has the role of Mary Matthews in
"State of the Union." .She will be
starred with Spencer Tracy and
Van Johnson. La Hep was sched-
uled to be in the picture version
of "B. F.'s Daughter." However,
she objected to the insinuating re-
marks regarding Republicans so
she refused to Appear. Barbara
Stanwyck, old faithful, vas then
given the role. To top it, the ob-
jectionable remarks were deleted
but Katie was out for good. She
was twiddling her eyebrows 'till
Claudette Colbert decided she
wanted none of the 5 o'clock and
over-time work that "State Of
The Union" was going to require.
And that's where Katie came in
and where we came in. Just for
the record, if Hepburn flops in
this one too she ain" takin' the
responsibility.


AMBER ST. CLAIR
"They were all nice boys." Mi5s
Darnell is spe..king of Cornel
Wilde. Richard Greene. George
Sanders, Glenn Langan and Rich'
ard Haydn. They will be here oil
the 26th, four days after the
world premiere. This picture is
the biggest question mark in Uin-
da's career. It can make or break
her climb toward stardom. Geie
Tierney, Paulette Goddard .and
even Betty Grable fought for the
lead role. Little Peggy Cumminsl
was its first victim. She w\as too'
innocent. Linda has not had that
trouble in such pies as "Hangover
Square," "Fallen Angel," and '"l
Darling Clementine.' "Kitty" es
tablished Goddard as an actress
of merit. "The Bridge of San Luis
Re'" broke Lynnmi Bari. Nor1'ma
Shearer bowed out in "Marie All'
toinette." Yours 'till the dust set-
ties.


By Morty Freedman

Regarding the absence of his
column, "Paranoia," Alligator As-
sociate Editor Morty Freedman
had this to say:
For those thousands upon thou-
sands of Gator students who will
bemoan the fact that they cannot
peruse my pen-drippings today,
and those one or two mentally de-
ranged students who will rejoice,
I would like to explain that the
column is not in today's issue be-
cause I am guilty of the greatest
crime in journalis i I did not
meet the deadline!
My thousands of loyal follow-
ers will have to, in some way,
glean what campus news they can
from the other pages and columns
of the 'Gator."


The


Exchange

Post

Eagerly, longingly, they gazed
at each other. Slowly, yearningly,
he reached out his arms, and then
with a sigh dropped them to his
side again.
"No, no," he groaned. "I must
not. I haven't the right."
"Why, why?" whispered the
girl tenderly. "We were made for
each other!"
And then they were made for
each other!
*
Sgt.: "Darling, when I squeeze
you in my arms something seems'
to snap.'"
Blonde: "Yes, pardon me while
I fasten it."
*
Me love has gone
Her did me dirt
Me did not know
Her was a flirt
To those who love
Let I forbid
Lest they get dood
Like I been did.

"A woman's college Is an in-
stitution of yearning." West
"Pointer".
*
.... just because she has lovely
calves a guy shouldn't play cow-
boy.
*
there are three classes of
women: The Intellectual, the
Beautiful, the Majority.
You kissed and told
But that's all right;
The man you told
Called up last night.
*
A young lady went into i drug
store.
"Have you any Lifebuoy?" she
asked the clerk,
"Set the pace, lady- set the
pace."
*
He: "I wonder if I could make
you melt in my arms.
She: "no, I'm not that soft and
you're not that hot."

Bright frosh: "Can't see what
dif it would make to me if my
granddad was an ape." ,
Wise senior: "Perhaps not, but
probably it would have made s
heck of a difference to your
grandmother."
*
Mary had a little lamb.
Mary stood before the light.
Who gives a damn for Mary's
larrb.
With both her calves In sight.

the fellow who named it
necking was a poor judge of dis-
tance.
. after all is said and done
_a lot more is usually said than
done.
*
Hubby: "I accidentally caught
sight of the maid in her pajamas
Dear. she's got almost as good
figure as you have."
Wife: "So the chauffeur says.
the best example of bro-
ken English we know is the Ten
Commandments.


"Near You" still leads sales at
the Sunshine Record Shop and
the tune second in demand is last
week's Hit Parade leader, "I Wish
I Didi't Love You So." Louis Jor-
dan's "Look Out" was Squire's
,leading seller and second was Jean
August's rendition of "Jan's
Boogie." The Melody Mart sold
more of Margaret Whiting's
"Lazy Countryside" than any-
thing else.
It looks like we jumped on Sis-
ter Rosetta Tharpe's bandwagon
just in time. For one thing, the
colored nightclub singer is doing
wonderfully well on a concert
tour so well that she isn't go-
ing to do any more nightclub
work for a while. It seems that
on her concert tour she is billed as
America's Leading Lady Holy
Roller Singer. Her recording of
"This Train" for Decca is re-
markable. Incidentally, this same
artist is switching to Victor be-
cause of monetary matters.
One of the most interesting al-
bums we've seen lately is the Vox
re-issue of the old Polydor record-
ings of Marlene Dietrich singing a
group of songs in German. You
may not know the language but
you'll know what Marlene is sing-
ing about.
Watch the tune "So Far" from
"Allegro" rise. It should hit the
popularity top soon. The best re-
cording in Gainesville of the song
is Perry Como's. Art Lund's "And
Mimi" for MGM isn't a half-bad
record at all. You might watch
it on its way up too.
Jacksonville's Dorothy Shay has