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Student Controlled

Dedicated To Student


Weather Report!

Fall Frolics And Vicinity

High Greeks Followed By

Foggy Haze Monday

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FRIDAY. DEC. 5. 1947


University Baby Of The Year


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Linda Jean Carr

Lynda Jean Carr Is

Baby Photo Winner

By Gerald Clarke
Judges for the ALLIGATOR's
"Baby Gator Photo Contest" tore
their hair as 115 cute baby pic-
tures tore at their hearts, but they
finally came to the winner. After
a long period of indecision, Lynda
Jean Carr, nine-months-old daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyndell 0.
Carr, Flavet III, was declared
"'University Baby of the Year."
The baby will be presented at
Friday night's Frolics dance and
will receive her award. Other prize
winners will be present.
Judges for the contest were
Mrs. C. 0. Andrews, widow of the

Christmas Seal

Sale On With

Campus Drive

Jack Humphries Sets
Quota Of 50 Cents
Per Student-
By Frank White
Announcement has been made
by Jack Humphries, chairman of
the 1947 Campus Christmas Seal
Drive, that the sale of Christmas
Seals has begun, and will close
prior to the beginning of Christ-
mas holidays.
Through the facilities of this
Association almost every student
on campus received a chest X-ray
during registration. The success
of the drive this year will help
to make the chest X-ray a per-
manent part of registration.
Sales representatives are being
appointed in each dormitory sec-
tion and in fraternity and sorority
groups as well as some of the
larger living groups around cam-
pus. These representatives will
call on most of the students with-
in the next few days, and ask
their cooperation in buying Christ-
mas seals.
Quota Per Student
Because of the difficulty in con-
tacting off-campus students plans
are being made to set up a booth
at Florida Union. The quota has
been set by Humphries at 50
cents per student. Everyone is
urged to cooperate and to buy his
share of Christmas seals. '
Last year, Bob Brookes, Man-
go, and Jack Humphries, Jackson-
ville, were co-chairman of the
drive. Five hundred and ninety
three dollars worth of seals were
sold which compared favorably
with the $53 worth of seals sold
the year before. With the increas-
ed enrollment and increased con-
sciousness of the program of the
Tuberculosis Association, it is
expected that this year's contribu-
tion will exceed anything previ-
ously collected on this campus.
Jordan Ansbacher, president,
and members of Alpha Phi Ome-
ga, service fraternity, have co-
operated with this years' commit-
tee by distributing to the dormi-
tory rooms letters, from the Cam-
paign Chairman announcing begin-
ning of the drive.

late senator and Kappa Delta
housemother; Dr. W. W. Ehrmann,
of the Sociology Department and
professor of "Marriage and the
Family"; Allen 0. Skaggs, Jr.,
publicity director of the Univer-
sity of Florida; Ted Shurtleff, AL-
LIGATOR managing editor; and
Pen Gaines, editor of the ALLI-
GATOR, who was chairman of the
panel. Editor Gaines commented,
"It was the hardest job I've ever
The University Baby of the
Year will receive from Lewis
Jewelry Co. a sterling silver comb,
picture frame and brush set val-
ued at $18. From Cox Furniture
Co., Miss Carr will receive a $17.50
flexible playpen, and the baby's
photo will be suitably framed by
the Anderson Stqudio.
Mathews And Hinchee
The judging of the second and
third prizes was just as difficult
for the judges as the first prize.
After much deliberation they
announced that William (Billy)
Franklin Mathews, nine-months-
old son of Mr, and Mrs. Harold
F. Mathews, will receive as second
prize from Belk-Lindsey a stain-
less steel sterilizer ($9.59), from
Duval Jewelry Co. a $7.50 sterling
fork and spoon set, and a large,
washable stuffed dog from the
Jack and Jill Toy Shop.
Caryl Jean Hinchee, 18-months-
Continued on Page TW9

Living Expenses

For Single Vets

Average $90
'Response and cooperation to
the cost-of-living survey has been
excellent," said Gerard Sylvestre,
chairman of the local American
Vets Committee, as the survey
neared its close this week. AVC
and' the American Legion have
been jointly conducting the drive
to collect statistics on expendi-
tures of GI students here.
More than 3,000 University vet-
'erans had turned in their estimates
by Wednesday night.
Two booths manned by AVC and
Legion members have been in op-
eration all this week in front of
the post office and in Florida Un-
The figures compiled here will
be sent to Congress to furnish
the legislators with documentary
proof of the present high cost of
living for student veterans. Pre-
liminary examination of the forms
filled out here show net average
expenses over $90 for single vet-
erans and more than $150 for mar-
ried men, pointing to the inade-
quacy of present subsistence al-
Florida is one of the many col-
leges being surveyed throughout
the country at the request of the
National Conference of Veteran
Trainees. This organization was
recently formed at Stetson Univer-
sity to assist in securing passage
of the Edith Nourse Rogers bill.
The bill provides for substantial
raises to students under the GI
bill. -,


Publicity Drive Receiving

Widespread Interest

Plans Include Speeches Before High School
Graduating Class Groups

Advance response shows that a
great deal of interest ha* been
generated by the University Public
Relations Board in its plans for
a state-wide program of speeches
to be made by students from the
University before high school
More than 25 applications have
been received in the Alligator of-
fice by interested students who
desire to speak before these
school groups. These applications
were the total received for one
week only.
It is the goal of the Public Re-
lations Board to send these stu-
dent speakers to 'talk mainly to
the graduating classes of high
schools in the state. The purpose
of the speeches will be to acquaint
the graduating students with the
University as a whole, Pen Gaines,
secretary of public relations,
Letters to the principals of the
'high schools are being mailed, and
leading students on the campus
are-being contacted to help form

outlines for speeches that the stu-
dent representatives will make.
Members of the board include
Pen Gaines, chairman, Elgin
White, Ted Shurtleff, Travis Mes-
ser, and John Schaut, with a spe-
cial committee of Bill Henry, Jack
Doherty, John Trinkle, Bill Mc-
Coy, Bill Turnbull, AI Carlton and
others to be named.
Committees will be selected this
coming week for the purpose of
composing the speeches, the com-
position of a fact sheet to be used
by the student speakers, and the
necessary information that the
speakers will need to make their
speeches complete to the last de-
Any student interested in speak-
ing before his home town high
school is asked to leave his name
and address at the office of the
Alligator. Assistance to speakers
will be given by the speech de-
partment in order to fully prepare
them to present an accurate and
complete speech.

Frolics Festivities Begin Early Today

Frolics Do's And Don'ts. Dorsey And Sax To Set Mood During Frolics Social Calendar

This is the second in a public service feature for you girls who
may be attending Fall Frolics for the first time. Keep this with you at
all times.
1. Have a good time.
2. Remember your date is a poor fraternity boy.
That 1948 Rolls Royce he's driving is probably
3. Thank your date when you leave. All he's got is
4. Be glad to meet your blind date. the poor
guy can't help it.
5. If you have trouble, come see us. Heh, heh, heh.
1. Drink, smoke, neck, neck, smoke, or drink.
2. Look up the football players; the season's over.
3. Lose anything.
5. Fail to eat. You'll never get another chance like
5. Get caught on a late date. Or an early date.
6. Flirt with the Alligator staff. They couldn't
stand it.
7. Say "no" to the shy boy who asks you to dance.
He may be your date.


Frolics Queen To Be Chosen

Tomorrow Afternoon At Concert

Zack Mosely And Other Judges To Arrive
;. Tomorrow In Zack's Plane

Twenty-seven of Florida's love-
liest women will compete for the
coronet of Frolics Beauty Queen
tomorrow afternoon at the Dor-
sey Concert in the University au-
Sponsored by the Seminole and
Inter Fraternity Conference, the
finalists were chosen from photo-

Religious Group

To Hear Talks

Faculty Members To
Discuss "Science
And Religion"

"Science and Religion" will be
the topic of the night when a pan-
el discussion sponsored by the
newly formed Student Religious
Association and the Department
of Religion of the University of
Florida is presented in Florida Un-
ion auditorium Frday, at 8:00 p.

The panel wll be composed of
five faculty members, each of
whom will speak briefly and dis-
cuss various aspects of the sub-
ject. The talks will be followed by
a period of open discussion in
which the audience will partici-
Chairman of the panel is Dr. F.
W. Kokomoor, chairman of C-42,
professor of, mathematics, and a
member of the Methodist Church.
Other members are Joseph Weil,
dean of the College of Engineer-
ing, and member of the Jewish
faith; John M. Maclachlan, associ-
ate dean of the College of Arts
and Sciences, head professor of
sociology, and Episcopal church
member; Clarence W. Greene,
former president of Parsons Col-
lege, Iowa, acting professor of
physics, and a Presbyterian; and
Richard J. Anderson, assistant
professor of psychology, anid mem-
ber of the Roman Catholic Church.

Christmas Programs

Will Be Presented

By Claude Murphree

Time Of First Program
Is Sunday Afternoon

Sunday afternoon will mark the
first of two Christmas organ pro-
grams by Claude Murphree, out-
standing University organist.
Time of the first concert is 4 p.m.
in Florida Union Auditorium.
Murphree's next program will
be presented the following Sun-
day at the same hour.
Sunday's program includes:
Carol Fantasy, Diggle; 0 Come,
Emmanuel; In Dulci Jubilo, Ed-
mundson; Noel, varied; Noel, Pro-
vencal, Bedell; Christmas in Sic-
ily, Yon; Where Wild Judea
Stretches Far, Stoughton; Gesu
Bambino, Yon; Christmas Can-
dlelight Carol, Johnson; Coven-
try Carol, Walton; Adeste Fide-
lis, Edmundson.
All students and friends are in-
vited to attend.

Seminole Notice For
Organizations Prexies
All presidents of all campus
organizations, who have con-
tracted for space in the 1948
Seminole and have not made ar-
rangements for pictures of their
organizations, contact George
Utsey before Tuesday, Decem-
ber 9.

graphs submitted to the Semi-
nole and judged by Milton Caniff,
artist and creator of the comic
strip, Steve Canyon.
To be picked by Zack Mosely
of Smilin' Jack fame, Bob Mose-
ly, who is the real life counter-
part of Mosely's "Stretch," Rex
Basset (who married "Cindy")
and Jimmy Dorsey, the lovely lady
and her escort of six girls will be
feted by the IFC after her cor-
onation. The queen is to receive
approximately $250 worth of
prizes and gifts.
Jimmy Dorsey will play a spe-
cial number for her majesty as she,
is escorted down the asile to a
cavalcade of automobiles. Accom-
panied by a squad of motor-cycle
police, the sweetheart of Florida
will *be flasfed down University
Ave. and around the campus.
Reigning over the Frolics fes-
tival, the queen and her court will
appear at the formal dance Sat-
urday night and is scheduled to be
interviewed over WRUF.
Zack Mosely and his comic char-
acter companion-judges are to.
arrive at the Alachua Air Base
about 1 p. m. in Zack's plane, from
where they will be taken to several
of the parties on the campus and
then to the concert for the judg-
Finalists in the beauty .contest
include: Nina Kennedy, Barbara
Hannon, Milly Mooney, Carol Wil-
liams, Laura Parker, Nell Marie
Connor, Lois Driver, Bette Jo
Wilson, Barbara Kaufman, Caro-
lyn Harris, Marilyn Adams, Mary
Jane Miles, Jane Miles, Bet-,
sy Ross, Mary Sue Gray,
Gail Haig, Peggy Redding, Lila
Barrington, Nits Des Champs,
Billy Ann Hahn, Jackie Tate, Bar-
bara Breen, Beverly Fitch, Flor-
ence McNair, Louise Lake, Jean
Guernsey, Miriam Fay, and Delia

University And

City Agree On

Air Base Title
University authorities have sign-
ed an agreement with the City of
Gainesville whereby the City Com-
mission will get a release from
the federal government of the air
base property and allow the Uni-
versity use of the base free of
charge for a period of 10 years.
The agreement is subject to apl
proval by the State Board of Con-
trol and hinges upon certain ne-
gotiations which the University
agrees to undertake with federal

Weekend Offer ng Of Aftractions

By Marty Lubov
Fall Frolics, Florida's greatest social weekend hits
the Gator campus today when more than two thousand of
the state's loveliest lassies will arrive in Gainesville for the
three day festivities starring Jimmy Dorsey, the man with
the sweetest sax in the world, and his 15-piece orchestra.
The 22 social fraternities, dance societies, and scores
of independents will function socially with banquets,
breakfasts, pop dances and shows during the gala week-

Music Man

Jimmn Dorsey

Dorsey Band

Has Contrast

In Rhythm

When Jimmy Dorsey melodizes
into that smooth and lowdown
"Contrast's" theme song tonight
he will be completing almost 36
years of making record-breaking
music. Since the age of six when
the Dorecy ride to fame clicked
into being with Jimmy learning
to play that sweet and hot sax,
it's been one success after, an-
Despite five years of war-time
Insecurity in music, Jimmy held
the band spotlight. He has the
enviable record of appearing at
almost every army camp, naval
base, hospital and war bond show
In the country. During the war
his name spelled box-office magic,
just as it does today. Dorsey was
heard over national hookups reg-
ularly and 'was seen at the lead-
ing showcases. While many top
bands folded late in 1946, JD
grew bigger and bigger to lead in
Dorsey's featured vocal quin-
tet, "The Skylarks," is one of the
youngest of such groups in top
music business today. With an
average age of 29, the Skylatks
are well on their way to the pin-
nacle of greatness in the band
Organized in January, 1946, the
quintet of George Becker, bari-
tone, Harry Shuman, 2nd tenor,
Jimmy Rafferty, first tenor,
Chick Gale, third tenor, and pret-
ty Gild Maiken, lead, began melo-
dizing as the Velvetones. While
working in and around Detroit,
Mich., singing with local bands at
the niteries, the group landed
their big break on WJR as the
featured song stylists on a na-
tional hookup of ''"Motor City
All five of the vocalists saw
war service. Chick Gale who had
been doing vocal work and sing-
ing professionally started his own
group in the Army. When he was
discharged he formed a group
known as the "Star-Dreamers."
Starred with Charle Spivak, they
were with that trumpeter for five
A great vocal quintet, the Sky-
larks have been with Jimmy Dor-
sey since June, 1947, and help to
make J. D.'s music the smoothest
in the land.

For the first time in Orange
and Blue history two bands will
be on the campus. Dorsey sounds
off in two formal dances and a
concert while Tiny Moore and
his orchestra swing out for two
shindigs at the P. K. Yonge gym
in an affair for independents,
sponsored by the Cavaliers and
First Formal
Fabulous Jimmy Dorsey will
hil the downbeat for that smooth
"Contrasts" theme song from 9 to
I tonight in the gaily decorated
"new gym" for the first formal
fraternity dance. The evening will
be highlighted by the initial
round of the Junior Inter-Frater-
nity Conference-sponsored waltz
Tomorrow afternoon the hot
reed half of the Dorsey duo sets
tJhe University Auditorium jump-
ing in concert at 4:30. Twenty of
Gatorland's prettiest maidens will
compete at the concert for crown
and sceptre of Frolics Queen as
finalists in the Seminole-IFC
beauty contest. They will' be
judged by Zack Mosely, creator of
Smilin' Jack, and Jimmy Dorsey.
WRUF Broadcast
Saturday evening J. D. will
show that sax appeal i nthe sec-
ond formal affair at the "new
gym" from 9 until 12 and will
broadcast over WRUF. Finalists
in the waltz contest will vie for
the top trophies under the eyes of
Zack Mosely and Jimmy Dorsey.
Entirely in the hands of the
Inter-Fraternity Conference this
festive week-end's revelry has
traditionally been the biggest so-
cial carnival of' the year. Swing-
king Jimmy Dorsey adds his fame
to the big name series of bands
that Frolics has seen in the past
few seasons. Previous top stars
included Les Brown, Harry
James,, Sunny Dunham, Richard
Himber and George Auld,
One of the nation's number one
swing orchestra leaders and a fa-
vorite in the band business for 36
years, Jimmy Dorsey will feature
young swoon-sorigster Bill .Law-
renlce, he Skylarks vocal quintet
and sensational 1S-year-old drum-
mer-man, jumpin' Karl Kiffe.


Week-End Diary

Of Frolics Date
Gee, I really made a mistake
when I wore that d- girdle for
the bus trip from Miami. I felt
like Kate Smith in an Esther Wil-
liams swim suit. But I wanted to
make a good impression. And I
would have except that my girdle
slipped just as I stepped off the
bus. Both my nylons fell. Then
when I leaned over to pull them
up, my suitcase popped open and
the book that mama gave me hit
the pavement. Was I embarrassed
when Johnny saw the title: "How
To Say No Nicely."
We had supper at a place called
the "Prim Rose." Johnny said that
it is the meeting place for all
preachers, politicians, lady libra-
rians, and students-on-a-splurge.
The hostess was going to seat us
in the back room but Johnny re-
fused. He said that no one would
know we were there. We moved
to a table by the window. I put
my hat back on (the one with the
red ostrich feathers) and I don't
think anyone missed seeing us.
We went by the Alligator office
before Johnny brought me back
.here. I have never seen so many
people jammed in such a small
room. It looked like an over-
crowded USO. Johnny wanted
me to see his desk but it had
been moved to the Seminole room.
So had his typewriter. I was not
surprised to find out that a girl
does the joke column. I told her
a few good ones I had heard. They
will be in next week's paper. Oh,
yes! I met'a nice boy named Ted
Shurtleff but I told him that I
wouldn't want to late-date. Be-
sides, I probably won't be home
by 3 in the morning.
I am thrilled about being one
of the beauty contestants! I hope
that my evening dress does its
work.. It has the new "plunging
neckline." It is backless and the
skirt is slit up past the knee on
both sides. It is strapless, too.
Quite a gown!
If I play my cards right, I may
be an engaged woman when this
weekend is over. After all, I can't
go on working all my life. I wish
I knew exactly what type Johnny
Continued on Page TWO

Gator Band To
Be in Festival
The University of Florida "Fight-
ing Gator" band is to t&ke part
in Gainesville's Dec. 9 "Christmas
Festival," Curtis Bowen, Gaines-
ville Chamber of Commerce Mer-
chants Division chairman, an-
nounced yesterday.
Bowen said that he had been
notified by R. DeWitt Brown, di-
rector of the University band, that
the group's participation had been
approved and that the collegiate
musicians would appear in the
mammoth mile-long parade at 4
p. m. Tuesday, which is to be the
feature attraction of the festi-

The powers that be, those gods of newsprint and copy pencUl,
herewith present a program to be or not to be followed by ye seekers
of revelry. If you don't know exactly what course to follow while at-
tending Fall Frolics, just follow the simple directions which follow:
Do you follow?

Friday, Dec. 5
12 Noon: The women start pouring in, literally.
2 p.m.: "Can you direct me to the (hie) library?"
"But lady, not that infromall"
6 p.m. t COCKTAILS.
Final "warm up."
"'Pardon me madam, but have you seen my
other shoe ?"
Saturday, Dec. 6
1 a.m.: Good night, beer, er, ah, I mean dear."
7 a.m.: BREAKFAST.
Tomato juice and tabasco sauce.
1 p.m., PICNIC.
At Camp Whataburg.
4 p.m.t CONCERT.
The Lyto'em Council presents iL M. Inebri.
ated in "Meet Me Honey at the Bar at Eight."
6 p.m.: DINNER.
"Iced Tea? I'm going home!"
"Madam, I have now lost both shoes."
Sunday, Dec. 7
7 a.m.: Six years ago today the Japs bombed Peafl
Harbor. They must have had one left over.
9 p.m.: GOODBYE.
"Send me my bot-, I mean, my snapshot


Tiny Moore To Preside At

Cavaliers-Cavalettes' Frolics

Popular Orchestra Leader Has Variety
Of Vocalists And Instrumentalists

By '"Gopher" Martin
5Cavaliers' Cavalettes' Frolics
will get under way tonight when
Tiny Moore and his orchestra
strike up the first, note at 9
o'clock in the P. K. Yonge gym.
This dance, ending at 1 a. m., is
only one of the dances scheduled
,for independents during the Uni-
versity's largest social weekend,
as there will be a similar occasion
Saturday night lasting from 8 to
12. Tickets at $1 per couple will
continue to be sold at Florida
Union desk through Saturday.
These dances are being sponsor-
ed by the Cavaliers and Ca.yalettes
n ':w." tp. ;,.e .tie fnd _nd,.,t
men on the campus a chance to
participate in the Frolics program.
Crowded conditions prevent all but
fraternity men from attending the
IFC-sponsore4 Dorsey dance giv-
en at these same hous. in the Uni-
versity gym.
Moore says he was .fortunate
recently In acquiring the talented
three Sherry Sisters to handle the
feminine side of the vocalizing.
The charming Sherry Sisters are
well known throughout the Mid-
west for their radio and night club,
work, They last were heard at the
Peaaeock Club in Jacksonville.
Johnny Plants, baritone, will do
the band's male vocalizing.
Tiny's band has earned a good
reputation since its organization
several months ago. Since that
time, Moore has increased his pop-
ularity by playing some of the
state's finest clubs, hotels and
ballrooms, including the George
Washington Hotel in Jacksonville,
the Freshman Dance here October
18, and the recent Georgia-Florida

New President

Will Be Honored
Dr. J. Hills Miller, new presi-
dent of the University, will. be
honored at a Welcoming Ban-
quet to be given by officials of
the student government Tuesday
night In the Primrose Grill at
7:15 p. m.
All honor court and execu-
tive council members, as well as
other student government lead-
ers and invited guests, will at-
tend the function. John Crews,
student body prexy, will serve
as toastmaster.

football dance sponsored by the
Veterans of Foreign Wars, held
at the Duval County Armory.
The Moore 'orchestra features
instrumentalists Bob Banks, bari-
tone and alto saxist; Ralph Smello,
tenor saxist, ,and Beryl Ciryl,


Social Groups

Schedule Events

Open Affairs Are
Taking advantage of this fast
social whirl, many of the frater-
nities and other campus social
clhibs have planned A schedule of
events to take care of the hours
when J. Dorsey's band isn't in ac-
Events Planned
The ATO'S will hold an infor-
mal dance tonight from 8 o'clock
until 1 a.m. Saturday. Saturday
afternoon they will sponsor, joint-
ly with the.SAE's, a closed fra-
ternity breakfast Saturday night.
Delta Tau Delta's have planned
a costume party, followed by a
breakfast for tonight. tomorroww
morning, they will have a steak
fry at Devil's Millhopper. All of
these events will be closed. Sat-
urday afternoon at 3 o'clock the
Delta hold an open tea. dance at
the Club 400.
A closed breakfast will be held
'by the Phi Delta Theta's tonight.
Saturday night from 8 until 1
a.m., they will sponsor an open
party at their fraternity house.
Phi Kappa Taus are sponsoring
an open dance at their chapter
house tonight, from 9:30 until I
The Phi Gamma Delta's have
planned two breakfasts for the
week-'end. Tonight's breakfast,
from 8 until 2 a.m., will be an
open function. Tomorrow night
their breakfast will be closed.
Pi Kappa Alpha's have sched-
uled two closed functions. One
will be a dance tonight at their
Continued on Page TWO


Early Frolics Had Bands

But Not As Much Gaiety

Big Event Has Seen Many Name-Bands;
Lots Of Good-Looking Vocalists

By Hugh Stump
Once again Fall Frolics time
rolls around to the campus and
gaiety reigns in the hearts of fra-
ternity men. All the subdued
craving for entertainment comes
to the surface during the frolic-
al week-end.
In the old days (1935-38), there
wasn't as much publicity and to-
do about this particular week-
end. There were the famous bands
and all the pretty girls all the
time, but the boys didn'+ seem to
care as much for the frivolity
they evidently do now. The stu-
dents in those days went in for
a great deal of study. Vell, a lit-
tle bit anyway.
In the past the Fall Frolies has
been held during the first week-
end of December, as continues to
be the custom. A big name band
usually Is asked to play for the
dances and concert. Some really
famous names have been at the
University, too. For instance, Lea
Brown at last year's Frolics and
Harry James at the Spring Frol-
ics. In 1942 Will Osborne and his
band played here.
A Good Looker
Most of the bands which played
here featured vocalists, and some
of them were realUX enAioal,

at least in looks. Sultry Marianne
who sang in Osborne's band was
perhaps the most publicized of
them all in that day.
Back 10 years ago there were
so many huge dances and balls
that Fall Frolics didn't get too
much emphasis. Lately, however,
it has become one of the biggest
affairs during the year, and the
biggest social event of the first
Swing Concerts
The concert was started in the
swing version in 1941, as was the
increase in the sale of tickets
when Uncle Sam's luxury tax
went into effect. That was the
year Sonny D'unham was hero.
Back in 1938 it was Dick Himber,
who was at the top of the field
at the time.
Frolics is always characterized
by the fraternities going all-out
to show their beautiful guests the
best of a swell time. Each fra-
ternity usually puts on its own
entertainment apart from that
supplied by the IFC. Picnics,
masquerade dances and skits
head te list.
From all indications, this year
will not be among the years in
which some say that they didn't
have such a good tiPue. Just the

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Inter-Denominational Group

Organized By Religious Forces

Conrad Demro, Sec. of Religious Affairs,
Elected Chairman Of Council
By Jack Bryan Diettrich, F. C. Hayes, J. G. Mac-
Another new organization, fill- lachlan, A. R. Mead, A. L. Shealy,
ing a long-felt need, has material- H. E. ESpivey, Joseph Well, W. R.
ized at the University of Florida. Williams, W. H. Wilson.
The Student Religious Associa-! A constitution is now being
tion, -an inter-denominational or- drawn and a program planned for
aanization, has been formed by the association. Dr. Albert Kiss-
representatives of the various ling's appearance here in Novem-
religious forces on the campus. ber was sponsored by the Depart-
Reason for activation of the new metn of Religion, but the first of-
group, according to its preamble, ficial program under the associa-
was realization of "the necessity tion's auspices will be a "Science:
for concerted religious action, the and Religion" panel discussion
value of religious cooperation, Friday night, December 12, in
and the deepening of fellowship" Florida Union.
on the local campus. The Student Religion Associ-
One representative from each action in no way supplants exist-
student faith or denomination has ing activities or functions of or-
been appointed to serve on the ex- ganized religious groups on the
ecutive committee in drawing up campus, but rather forces a chan-
a constitution for the neophyte nel through which all of these
group, but general membership may work together in common in-
in the association is open to all terests.
students of the University. The new organization plans to
Conrad Demro, who holds the present a program of general re-
post of Secretary of Religious Af- ligious interest at least once a
fairs in the student body cabinet, month. A "Religion in Life" Week
was chosen to head the associa- is projected for next February,
tiOn as chairman of the executive featuring prominent speakers.
council. Loring Ensign was elect-
ed secretary and the following MA R a
committee chairmen were named: M money IRea y
Publicity, Mel Frumkes; Visita-*
tion, Pete Brock; Deputation and For BaptISTS
Conferences, Dick Broome; World I
Student Service Fund J oh n Although no date has been set
Lyles: Constitution, Eugene Bo- for beginning of construction,
vis; and Social Service, Dick, money is now in the hands of
Muggc. the State Baptist group in Jack-
Advisors to the new organiza-1 sonville for construction of a
Lion are the professors from the I $113,000 student union house
Department of Religion, Dr. Phil- here at the University. -
pott and Dr. Scudder, and the Ray Koonce, BSU director,
faculty committee on religion, ap- says that there is nothing defi-
pointed by the president of the nite other than that the money
University. Dr. F. W. Kokomoor is now available. The house,
heads this committee, and other which will replace the teimpor-
members are W. T. Arnett, R. C. ary wooden build-ng on West
Beaty, C. F. Byers, H. P. Cherry, University, was planned early
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Naming Of Gym

Is Still Open

Entries Being Received
By Alligator

By Scott Verner
Approximately a dozen entries,
suggesting names for the new $1,-
500,000 structure which is to
house the College of Physical
Education, Health and Athletics,
have been turned in to the ALLI-
GATOR-sponsored contest to find
a name for the building.
This is' the first time in the
history of the University that the
student body has been given an
opportunity to express itself on
the naming of a campus build-
Announcement of the nature of
the prize to be awarded the per-
son who submits the winning
name will be carried in next
week's publication which comes
out on the day of the contest's
The gym, to be completed about
February, 1949, will be one of the
largest buildings on the campus
and will house many modern fea-
turea, including four full-size bas-
ketball courts, a. normal seating
capacity of between 6,500 aAd
7,000 persons for spectator sports,
auditoriums, lounges, dressing
rooms, class rooms, offices for
members of the faculty, club
rooms, publicity department of-
fices, and an air-cooled gym and
auditorium. The mammoth struc-
ture is to be 360 by 212 feet.
Names should be turned in to
the ALLIGATOR office. From
there' they will go to Dean D. K.
Stanley, who will turn them over
to President Miller, finally end-
ing in the hands of the Board of
Control, for its consideration.



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Speda! Group

Baby Contest
Continued From Page ONE
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. D. Hinchee, will receive as
second prize a. baby stroller from
SBaird Hardware Co., an $8.50
satin comforter from Wilson's
Toddler Shop of Wilson Co., and
credit for $3 in children's records
at the Sunshine Music Box.
Myrick And Roberts
Third prize winners were eight-
months-old John Lanier Myrick,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Lanier M.
Myrick, and one-year-old Beverly
Jean Roberts, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. P. Roberts, Jr. John will
receive a $4.50 photo album from
the Marable Studios and a wool
sweater from Ruddy's. Beverly
Jean will'receive a credit for $5
in the toy department at Sears
Roebuck and an album of chil-
dren's records at the Melody Mart.
Parents of each of the winners
will receive a, carton of Chester-
field cigarettes from Chester-
field's campus representative, Pat
Pictures submitted for the con-
test will be kept in the Alligator
office for a period of one week,
during which time parents may
call for them. At the end of one
week's time the pictures will be
returned by mail.

Formal Initiation

Ceremonies Held
By Alpha Zeta


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Dr. Miller, a special campus
committee, and representatives of
the State Road Department have
co-ordinated their efforts in
working out a scheme to improve
the parking situation on campus.
Concrete recommendations for
improvement and change should
be forthcoming shortly.
While nothing of a definite na-
u' ture has been decided upon yet.
several areas are under consider-
ation for paving as a parking
zone. These include the area east
of Peabody Hall, several areas
along stadium road and the area
surrounding the Faculty Office
In the case of each area, future
plans for building expansion on
campus are being considered. The,
utilities expansion program now
underway also has to be taken:
"' into consideration in programing!
the paving work.
The plans are for overall im-
,: provement of the traffic situation
at the University and in addition
',. to providing parking areas, cer-
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,ars around the campus. This will
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Leibovit, West Palm Beach; Levi Two groups of debaters, the
A. Powell, Pinetta; Fayette W. i largest aggregation to be sent out cr
Parvin, Bradenton; Edwin R. by the Debate Society to date, will wc
Rice, Pahokee; Jack C. Thomp- be representing the University of
son, Winter Haven. Florida. in tournaments at Jack-
A banquet honoring the new son, Miss., and at DeLand this
members will be held Tuesday. weekend.
Harold Mowery, director of the Two varsity and two junior di-
Agricultural Experiment Station, vision teams left yesterday for the
will be the principal speaker of ninth annual Millsaps Invitation
the evening. Tournament in Jackson. The var-
sity squad is composed of Jerry
y Jim Gordon, Alan Westin, Earl Fair-
y Jig cloth and Jack Plisco, while Bill
Continued From Page ONE Zeiher Jordon Bittel, Ed Atkins
and Jim Smith make up the jun-
prefers. Sometimes [t think it is ior division combine.
the cool Iugrid Bergman type. i The varsity squad will be de-
And then again, I think he likes fending champions at this tourney
the fast Betty Hutton routine. He which will include some 60 teams
is very changeable that way. At from the South and Southwest.
any rate, I peroxided my hair last Saturday the group of Junior di-
night and if the gym is warm I'll vision debaters will leave for De-
be a blonde by midnight! Land for the annual Stetson warm-
I wanted to be in the waltz con- up tournament. The series of de-
test tonight but Johnny doesn't bates at Stetson will be of the
know -:, w.,,r- but jitterbug. That non-decision type. Men making the
may well be our major problem trip are Bill Daniel, Bill Bostwick,
if we get married. He las prom- Darryl McCall, Jim Crown, John
ised to take me to some exclusive Paer and Wilson Smith. Ac-
night clubs after the dance ... companying the six males will be gi
the 'Club 400," the "Kit Kat," e University of Florida's first ti
and the ."Nightingale." I know women's debate team, consisting
that he wouldn't take me any of An Threlkeld, Rita Seestedt T
place that isn't refined and ex- and J--nr', Odelthal. cl
Tomorrow ,i.,i we are going Y
to a costume ball at Johnny's fra-N i th
ternity. I told him that I didn't ationa rige y
have anything to wear. He said ei
that was all right-it is a "come- M eet To Get
as-you-are" party. He has such a 4
cute sense of humor. *We are also Underway Soon
running over to the Cavalier dance
at P, K. Yonge High School. I
danced to Tiny Moore's music in The N a t i on a 1 Intercollegiate
Jax once and he is super. Bridge Tournament will soon get
Just think, by this time tomor- underway, it was announced by
row night I may be Queen of Fall Nelson Jones of Brown, University,
Frolics! Zack Mosby is judging. I chairman of the event.
don't know whether to act like Invitations have been sent out
Miss Guided Missle or Sable. May- to 318 colleges and included among
be I could do that semi-strip that them is the University of Florida. I
Hayworth pulled off in "Gilda." Preliminary rounds will be held .
Well, I suppose if I have what by mail and the sixteen highest,;
it takes, it'll be noticed, ranking pairs will meet face to
I must get out of the tub now face in the finals at Drake Hotel
and get ready for the dance. Some- in C'. in April.
one keeps knocking on the door. Last year two Florida students,
M. M. Glasgow. Jr., and R. D.
Gaskill, were tops in this zone and
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Noted Group To
Appear At Two
By Barton Johns
Prodigy among major U. S. or-
chestras, the San Antonio Sym-
phony will appear here Thursday
at 3:45 and 8:45 in the University
Auditorium. The symphony gained
its reputation for so many accom-
plishments in so short a span.
Conductor Max Reiter, fresh
from successful summer engage-
ments with the NBC and ABC
symphony orchestras, has an-
nounced the most ambitious plans
in his orchestra's history. Operat-
ing under an unprecedented $300,-
000 budget, the San Antonio or-
chestra will have presented 60
concerts in and out of Texas dur-
ing this ninth season.
Onc of the highlights of the
p !; season is -the four-state
tour being made this month. This
includes engagements in Mobile,
Gadsden and Anniston, Ala.; Pen-
sacola, Gainesville and Jackson-
ville, Fla.; Macon and Atlanta,
Ga., and Shreveport, La. The sym-
phony will also present concerts
in Texas cities, the dates being
scattered through the five-months-
long calendar.
Student tickets for both after-
noon and evening programs may
be obtained in Florida Union from
1 to 5 Monday through Wednes-
day when student wives and date
tickets at 50 cents and general
admission tickets at $1.50 will be
on sale. Tickets will be Cold at
the University Auditorium if there
are any seats available. Students
will be asked to present activity
books at both performances.
Tom Henderson, Lyceum Coun-
'cil president, has suggested that
0 students may obtain better seats
at the afternoon performance. Both
.students and the public are wel-
come to attend both performances.

To Give

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Local Philharmonic Slates
"The Messiah"
By Dave Brayton
Handel's celebrated oratorio,
"The Messiah," will be presented
in the University Auditorium at
7:30 p.m. Sunday. The 100 piece
Gainesville Philharmonic Chorus,
composed of local citizens and
University students, will be under
the direction of Dr. Lester L. Hale
of the Department of Spech.
Mrs. Sidney Godwin is in
charge of the presentation while
Claude Murphree wil lbe the or-
ganist and Mrs. Seldon F. Waldo
the pianist for the performance.
The program is sponsored by the
Gainesville Ministerial Associa-
Names bf the four special solo-
ists from Atlanta's Druid Hills
Presbyterian Church have been
announced for the occasion. They
are Vivian Bryant Thompson, not-
ed Atlanta church soloist; Cherrie
Smith, radio and recital soloist; D.
Ellis Williams, who has been con-
nected with many radio, sym-
phony, and theater orchestras
throughout the country; and Rob-
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concert Here Thursday
Matinee Program
Overture: "Colas Breugnon" Kabalevsky
Symphony No. 1 in C Major Bizet
Prelude and Love-Death, from "Tristan und Isolde" Wagner

Overture-Fantasy: "Romeo and Juliet"
Clair de Lune ("Moonlight")
A Symphonic Story of Jerome Kern
Evening Program
Overture: "II Viaggio a Reims"
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor
Suite, from "Masquerade" r o -
1-Waltz; 2-Mazurka; 3-Romance;
Prelude: "The Afternoon of a Faun"
Suite, from the opera "Der Rosenkavalier"

R. Strauss

By Walt Apfelbaum
During the past two years 13,-
236 men and women have enrolled
in the 160 correspondence courses
offered by the General Extension
Division of the University of Flor-
ida, Dean Bert Riley reported this
The Extension Division is an in-
tegral part of the University and
offers to those who wish to enroll
a chance to continue their formal
education away from the campus.
Refresher courses are offered
for persons who wish to brush up
their formal ,education in their
chosen profession. Students cur-
rently enrolled at the University
may take a correspondence course
during the summer on subjects
that are offered only in regular
Persons taking a course under
the General Extension Division
will receive by mail a study guide
consisting of information as to
which textbooks will be required,
materials needed, and a general
outline of the course itself.
A student may receive a maxi-
mum of nine credit hours for a
summer's work or a maximum of
12 hburs for a regular dual se-
mester. Only 25 per cent of a stu-
dent's total college work may be
gained in this manner..
During the next two years, both
state institutions will make ex-
tension work a part of the regu-
lar activities of professors and
specialists in all departments.
"Education and progress in

WRUF Features
Goethe's 'Faust'
Goethe's "Faust" will be the
feature of next week's "Great
Books" program sponsored by the
University of Florida libraries
over station WRUF each Thurs-
day at 9:15 p.m.
Discussed by W. T. Runzler of
the German department, "Faust"
is the eleventh in a series which
began October 2, and is designed
to bring the best in literature to
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Flordia must move together,"
declared Dean Riley. "More than
ever before, the state universities
of Florida must extend education
to everyone in the state, regard-
less of previous opportunities."


New Play Ias

Turbulent Scene From Play

All-Girl Glee : W

Club Appears

In December

Thirty-One Voice Group
To Be Feature Of
Christmas Party

Thirty-one young women at the
University of Florida-coeds and
student wives-have become char-
ter members of the University's
first all-girl glee club, Prof. John
W. DeBruyn, director of the men's
glee club, announced this week.
First concert appearance of the
all-girl club is scheduled for De-
cember 18 at the University's all-
campus Christmas party. A guest
appearance with the "Ambassa-
dors of Good Will" is also being
arranged for December.
Organized under the chairman-
ship of Mrs. Majel Barrett of Jack-
sonville, the girls' glee club is be-
ing trained under the direction of
Thomas Fay, Gainesville, and in-
cludes the following members:
Carolyn Davis, Annette Pooley,
Vera Church, Althea Goodrich and
Mrs. Barrett, Jacksonville; Berna-
dine Bielby, DeLand; Edith Stans-
bury, St. Petersburg; Lois Earle,
Elayne Williams, Winter Haven;
Dorothy Kay Terrell, Tampa;
Anita M. Johnston, Sarasota; Do-
lores F. Boone and Grace Elder,
Grandin; Bernice Strickland, Lau-
rel Hill; Nelyne Allan, Panama
City; Sarah Miller, Wabasso; Mari-
lyn Murdock, Sebastian; Mildred
Boone Morlan, Wauchula.
Dorothy Anne Klien, West Palm
Beach; Claudia C. Holland, Talla-
hassee; Margaret Stevens, Or-
lando; Bell R. Meads, Milwaukee,
Wis., and Lonvenia Ann Boney,
McRae, Ga.

The above three, Louise Livengood, Clay Fields, and Eunice Le Clere,
head the cast in the turbulent play, "Playboy of the Western World."
This latest production of the Florida Players will begin its four day
run next Tuesday night.

President's EnorseS ent
I have been told by medical and health authorities that it is
possible to eradicate the scourge of tuberculosis from the country.
Much of our hope in this respect has been due to the splendid work
of the National Tuberculosis Association. I am pleased to find that
our student body has been cooperating with the Association from
year to year by conducting a Christmas Seal Sale on campus. I
endorse this sale and I hope we shall give our chairman, Jack B.
Humphries, our enthusiastic support.
J. Hills Miller


Rioting In Ireland And New York

Followed First Production Of Play
By Harold Herman
The story of a dominating father and a rebellous son,
J. M. Synge's "The Playboy of the Western World," will
come to the University Tuesday at 8:15 p. m. when the
Florida Player's second major production of the year
opens a four-day run at P. K. Yonge auditorium.
Tickets are on sale, this afternoon and Monday after-
noon in Florida Union. Student admission is free, but
students are asked to bring their
activity books when reserving
seats. I of Delwin B. Dusenbury of the
Clay Fields, Louise Livengood, University's Department of Speech.
and Eunice Le Clare head a cast of Margaret Marshall is assistant
11 that .includes James Mooney, director and Professor David
Frank MacDonald, Emmet Holton, Hooks of the speech department is
Lou Fields, James Dee, Iris Bis- the technical director.
hop, Judy Courtney, and Mildred The studerit production heads in-
Langford. elude Ronaldo Roux, business
Stormy Reception manager; Harold Herman, James
First produced in Ireland, "Play- Dee, publicity; Pete House, stage
boy of the Western World" was re- manager; Leonard Mosby, assist-
ceived with such a storm that a ant stage manager; Jayne Crane,
complete breakup of the Abbey make-up, costumes and properties;
Theater group, which produced it, and Bill Morrow, lights.
was threatened.
The play received the same Others in the production crew
treatment when it came to the are John Stone, Larry Senterfit,
United States in 1911. Riots re- Forril Turk, Bill Sadler, Russ
sulted and police protection was Foland, Pauline Smith, Kitty Call-
sought after opening nights in anan, Stan Axelrod, Lois ,VWatkins,
sought New York and Boston. Bill Plowden, and members of
Among American defenders of Speech class 309.
the play, however, was Theodore
Roosevelt, then president of the
United States, who published an New Mayor Of Miami
editorial defending the play, after Worked At U. of Fla.
attending the New York first-
night performance. The new mayor of Miami is a
The play tells the story of Chris- former soda-jerk and table-waiter
topher Mahon, dominated by a at the University of Florida.
tyrant father, and a mani and Robert Floyd, 29 years old, prac-
daughter who offer him shelter tically worked around the clock
when he flees his father's home during his days here in the mid-
after attempting to kill the elderly thirties. Boarding in a house across
man, the street from Language Hall,
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Clubs And Organziations

Pharmacy Students

Honored By Ladies

Auxiliary At Dance
The Ladies' Auxiliary of the
Florida State Pharmaceutical As-
sociation honored students of the
School of Pharmacy at a dance in
the Gaineav tle Recreation Center
before Thanksgiving holidays.
During the evening, Dr. P. A,
Foote, director of the School of
Pharmacy, gave a short talk.
MAirs. Vidal, head of the Ladies'
Auxiliary, and Mr. Ware, head of
the Florida State Pharmaceutical
Association, also addressed the
Refreshments consisted of
punch which was served by the
women of the Ladles' Auxiliary.
Over 100 faculty members, city
pharmacists and pharmacy stu-
dents attended.

Freshman Dance

Society To Hold

Initial Function
Bill Pruitt, president of the re-
cently reorganized Bacchus Club,
freshman dance society, has an-
nounced new cabinet members.
They are Lou Field, vice pres-
ident; Bill Morrow, secretary;
Howard Johnson, treasurer; Don
McInnls, sergeant-at-arms; and
Brose Olaf, social chairman.
Fifteen fraternities are repre-
sented in the organization, with
four men from each fraternity.
President Pruitt stated that this
year the Bacchus Club is "plan-
ning to put new life into the or-
ganization and make it a first
class dance society."
6ne of their first affairs will be
a dance at the American Legion
Hall tonight. All last year's mem-
bers are invited to attend.
The club has received shipment
on their new uniforms, which are
gold and red .satin.

Social Groups School Comparable
Continued From Page ONET
fraternity house, and a breakfast To Iceberg, Trusler
tomorrow night. Te Bl
An all afternoon affair will be Tells Blue Key Men
held by the Pi Kappa Phi's to-
morrow which will be a closed pic- .

nic at the Devil's Millhopper. Harry R. Trusler, dean emet
From 8 p.m. until midnight, to- of the law college, told Flo
morrow, they will -hold an open Blue Key members at their
dance at their frat house, initiation banquet last night th
"big school either makes or bri
Opened And Closed Functions you; a small school makes you
Dean Trusler, in congratula
An open dance and skit affair FBK members, added that "
will be staged by the Kappa Sig- bigger the University the gre
ma fraternity boys at their house, the honor, fort its so easy tc
from 8:30 until 12:30, tonight. unnoticed in a crowd."
Saturday night they will hold a Elaborating on his staten
closed dance, Just prior to the about school sizes, he said,
main campus dance, difference is like that between
The SAE's, in addition to the orphan asylum and a home-E
joint SAE-ATO barn dance, will the home beats institutional t
hold an open Winter Ski Party at a mile every time."
their house from 8 p.m. until 1 Trusler compared a university:
a.m. Saturday night. an iceberg. "Most of the Uni'
Sigma Nu has planned an open sity is out of sight. The oId s
dance for tonight, from 9 until dents who have gone away are
midnight at the Sigma Nu house, part under water, but don't tt
They will also hold another open they can be ignored."
dance tomorrow afternoon from President Mark Hulsey, of F:
2 until 5 o'clock. They will have drew the biggest laugh of the
closed breakfasts both tonigllt ning when he replied to Dean Ti
and tomorrow night, ler's concluding remark that
The SIPE's plan two closed likes to see noise and action -w
breakfasts for the week-end. One directed with, "Thank you, D(
will be held tonight, a-d one to- That was noise and action b
morrow night., well-directed."
Three closed events will be held
by the Sigma Chi's. There will be
a picnic Saturday morning at the Phi Beta IKappa
Gold Head, and two midnight
breakfasts, tonight and Saturday W ill Initiate Nin
An Apache Ball, planned by the Anniversary Day
Theta Chi's is slated tonight froyn AnnivsOSary Day
8 o'clock until midnight. Th e ... ., .,

Other Social Clubs
Other clubs entering the week-
end spirit include the Bacchus,
L'Apache, a dnthe Pirates. The
Bacchus society will hold a dance
tonight from 6 until 9 o'clock at
the Legion Hall. Tomorrow night,
the members and pledges and
dates of the L'Apache will func-
tion at the, Club 400. The Pirates
will dance at the Legion Hall to-
morrow night from 7:30 until

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-e u. niersit y or- oruic as
chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, na-
tional honorary scholastic socie-
ty, will open its celebration of
Anniversary Day with the initia-
tion of nine new members in Flor-
ida Union at 5:30 today.
The new initiates are: James
B. Wilson, Gainesville; Robert 3.
Soar, Miami; William A. Kesson,
Fort Lauderdale; Mrs. Mary Ghi-
otto, Brooksville; Leo B. Selden,
Tampa; Mrs. Purcell Dowling,
Compass Lake; Garth S. Ger-
mond, Superior, Wis.; Howard
Bernard, Atlantic Beach; and H.
G. Vanck, Eustis.
After the initiation there will
be a semi-formal banquet at 6:30
in the Recreation Hall dining
room. At 8 o'clock President J.
Hillis Miller will make the Anni-
versary Day address. His topic
will be "Competition in Educa-
tion Condemned or Praised?"
Students, faculty and townspeo-
ple are welcome to hear the ad-

Professor Weber

New President

Of State Group
C. F. Weber, professor of Plant
Pathology at the University of
Florida, was unanimously elected
president of the Florida Academy
of Sciences last week.
Weber was elected at the twelf-
th annual meeting of the Academy
in Tallahasseee, to succeed E. M.
Miller of the University of Miami.
His election comes after 25 years
service at the University of Flor-
ida College of Agriculture,
The Florida of Sciences pro-
motes stfidy throughout the state
in three fields-biological science,
social science, and physical
It has 500 members among
scientists and students in the state.
The next meeting of the Panama
City Club will be held at 7:30 Mon-
day night at Florida Union, room
210.' All members and other men
from Panama City are asked to at-
tend this important meeting. Plans
will be discussed for the annual
Alumni Banquet during Christmas


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President. J. Hillis Miller and D.-aa
TH H. Hume. head of th. man in l.
of Agricturkey are all s nsiile ah~
they each rece a turkyhompn ha a
,iaa prewented to them by KSn
Laurant, pret-ident o( the Agriknl-
ture Club. To the left is Dal.
Thomp-on. Ifigh point man in l-hie
recent turkey _-hoot ipnonred h%
tile Ag Club Thomnpson hail a
score of 86 out of a possible lillt.

Scruggs Attends /'

Service School

On Vets Affairs
alfSE .

Bill S.: I, u '.: ,in .,J r ,j!
Ameri.:ar Legin P,-.r 1.7,. sip.
resented the Urr, r ;t:r it.' of F,;,.r-
da at a State S.r"i.-. Offit.ris
school min Ocala last week.
The group is instrumental in
speeding the handling of veterans'
a,\irs by attempting to over-
come l.ieffielency found in the
Veterans Administration.
Dave Wiley, state service offi-
cer at Pass-a-Grille announces
that he hopes to hol a school on
the University campus next se-

Art Federation

Ends Convention

In Tampa Sunday

The twenty-first annual conven-
tion of the Florida Federation of
Art is being held in Tampa and
will end Sunday, Hollis H. Hol-
brook, president of the federation
and professor of art at the Uni-
versity of Florida, announces. The
convention began yesterday.
Featuring an exhibition of paint-
ings by approximately four hun-
dred --iorida artists, an architec-
tural exhibit, and prominent speak-
ers from all parts of the state, the
convention has headquarters at the
Floridan Hotel.

Former Students

To Return Here

Psychology Group

Strives To Solve

Common Problems

Faculty Advisor
And Officers
To Be Elected

The newly formed Psychologic
Association will hold election
officers Monday in Room 308 Fli
ida Union, at 7:30 p.m. A facul
advisor will also be chosen as w
a permanent name for the group
The group was organized la
month and a constitution has be
ratified- All students who
in the College of Arts and Scien
and are majoring in Psycholog
or who have completed 12 hou
of Psychology may attend the ne
Herbert Kimmel was elect
acting president and John Bra
acting secretary at the first me
ing of the group. Jacquelin Fri
man, "Spike" Tanner, C. J. Dri

Three graduates of the Univer- gers, ana Frances usopun serve
sity of Florida Law School will re- on the committee which drew
turn here- December 6 to offer to the constitution.
the current law. classes and to The association will strive
prospective law students practical solve common problems and i
pointers on establishing them- still a greater interest in the fie
selves in the legal profession., of Psychology by inviting not
The program, sponsored by workers to speak to. the group
Cockrell Inn, Phi Delta Phi legal Kimmel says.'
fraternity, will be held in the
courtroom of the Law Building at
Delbridge Gibbs, of Jacksonville, Annual Christia:
will discuss problems involved in
setting; up a practice in a metro- Banquet Planned
politan center; Willard Ayres, of
Ocala, will discuss problems in- By B.S.U. Group
volved in beginning practice as an
employee of an established firm as Baptist Student Union will ho
contrasted with starting out alone, its a n n u a 1 Faculty-Stude:
and Wallace Jopling, of Lake City, Christmas Banquet at the Hoi
will talk on practice in the county Thomas at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
seat of a predominantly rural Myron Grenell, program cha
county. man for the banquet has announ
Paul Rogers, senior law student, man for the banquet has announ
will preside over the session which ed that the extensive program w
is open to all law students and be built around the theme "Wi
other students interested in enr- ter Wonderland." Speaker of t-
ing the legal profession. evening is to be Dr. Harry Philp
of the Florida Department of R
Out-Of-State Tags ligion.
Out-Of-StateTagS The annual semi-formal bar
Of Cars On Campus quet is the most important B.S.
Will Be Checked function of the year. Its aim is
Al cars acquaint Baptist faculty membe
All cars with out-of-state and students with work of t:
tags will be checked by the B.S.U. on the campus and to i
State Motor Vehicle Commis- produce them to each other.
sion beginning immediately, it
has been announced. The survey Tickpts are on sale at the Ba]
is in connection with the rule tist Student Center, 1840 W. Ur
which states that one can't versity Ave. Dead line for rese
take advantage of state educa- nations is tomorrow.
tonal benefits or earn a liv- All Baptist faculty members, Bap
Ing in Florida unless the auto- tist students and friends are i
mobile has a Florida tag. vited.
Florida, tags are now on sale Heading the committees
at the County Court House. All charge of the banquet are Jo
who renew their out-of-state li- L e e, decorations committeE
cense plates do so, it is said, at Thomas Steele, ticket sales con
the risk of later having to buy mittee: Paul Langston, mus
a Florida tag in addition to the committee, and Douglas Knap
other., ublicitv committee.



:U. Of F. Brings

State Business,

Says Dr. Miller
By Peggy Clayton
"The University of Florida lit-
erally means business to the
state," declared Dr. J. Hillis Mil-
ler in a speech before the State
Chamber of Commerce meeting in
St. Petersburg Tuesday.
"Hundreds of educational sur-
veys have revealed," the president
said, "that education is the great-
est economic investment on earth.
*He pointed to the high correla-
tion between the amount of high-
er education and salaries earned
and subsequent increase in ability
to buy, pay higher rent, and sub-
Sscribe to utility services an d
| support countless other business-
Graduate Work
'"We must have a great pro-
I gram of general education; must
be outstandingly strong in agri-
culture, forestry,' law, pharma-
cy, architecture, education, busi-
ness administration, and other
I professional fields; must see that
I our work in research and experi-
mentation in the use of natural
resources is commensurate with
our great resources and state-
wide needs.
"We must offer graduate work
that will place us in the category
of great graduate schools of the
country," he declared. "We must
place greater emphasis on the
arts, such as music, take a promi-
nent place in Inter-American af-
fairs and have great lectureships
and musical concerts, as well as!
other offerings of a cultural char-
Hopes People Know
The president said that he hop-
ed the people of the state:
1. Fully realize the strength
and vitality of the University, the
importance and prominence of its
University College, the scope of
its $2,400,000 a year program in
industrial, economic and agricul-
tural research for the state and
federal government and private
industry; its- leadership in stu-
dent government and the high
calibre of its teaching and re-
search staff.
2. Recognize the challenge of
building a University that. will
hold its own among the best in
the nation, with the ful- realiza-
tion that the University would be
far in- advance of its present sta-
tus had it more generous support
in the past.
3. Are conscious of the physical
needs of a University designed
for three or four thousand, now
trying to accommodate nine thou-
sand and facing a permanent en-
r rollment of 10,000.

ed Veterans Minus

up!G I. Checks

in- Asked To Meet







n- !

Veterans who have not receiv-
ed their subsistence checks, in-
cluding those which should have
been In by Dec. 5, are asked to
meet in a group in the West
Lounge of Florida Union Wed-
In order to obtain quick re
suits, individuals will have their
eases studied by one of the two
VA representatives who will be
there from 9 a. m.-12, and 1-5 p.
Special telegraphic messages
will be sent to VA headquarters
on each case the same day.

Candidates Will

Speak At Banquet
Leading candidates for Gover-
nor and Attorney General will be
present Thursday evening' at 6:30
for the banquet held by the Young
Democrats in the Campus Club.
Men who will give talks relating-
their aims if elected are Bill
Shands, J. Tom Watson and Grady
Burton. Tickets at one dollar each
are available from all Young
Democrat members and officers.
In a special meeting last week
Bill Walker, junior law student,
Jacksonville, was elected secretary
to fill the unexpired term of Dick

Broome, who resigned.

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Mrs. MacFarlin Is Loved

By SAE Fraternity Brothers

"Joree" Served Straight Through War To
Round Out Continuous Stay At Home
"To know her is to love her." I
Those were the words one writ- I
er used to describe Mrs. Joree Mac-
Farlin, housemother for the Sigma
Alpha Epsilon fraternity for the
past 13 years.
Her record here is not only one
filled with such praises, but with
unusual happenings and outstand-
ing accomplishments, topped by :
only a few in the nation.
Arriving here following Mrs.
Mason of Sigma Nu, who is the
housemother with the most years
of service, Joree has served con-
tinuously to be the only house-
mother to serve straight through.
In fact, Joree, as she is known by co
all, was the only housemother to
stick throughout the period of the
An Alabaman b birth, JoMrs. McFaree
moved to Gainesville in 19,09-38 1
years agndo. The University of Flor-
ida has her on its files as a stu- herald remains a strength
dent, since she attended two sum- to all who know her now.
mer schools here before becoming
the SAE housemother in 1934.
Obviously pleased wither only assists with the plans for the
,work, Joree has put her entire Mrs. McFarlin
heart and soul cainto say the chapter
and the boys who have them band She was an inspiration to all who
gone. Years and friendship have kn ew herand remains a strength
made it difficult for her to de-rto all who know her now.
scribe in one particular outstand- She lives Di s the house, has corn.
ing memory. All activities are plete charge of the commissary
shared alike.n o department, inspects the house
Joree, however, is the only assists with the plans for the
housemother who can say that she chapter's social affairs, sponsors
saw her "sons" off to war, and parties and children's parties, and
was here to Welcome them back. serves as the "mother" for over
AlNot only that, but she wrote to a hundred sons.
every one who left for the service. To know her is to love her.

Hold Communion Seminole Distribution
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The Newman Club, Catholic been announced for t annual and heek
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All members are requested to bandquet hall, cafeteria and post
attend the event. At this meet- office.
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Crane Hall Chapel henceforth will a copy of the annual and have
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Klein H. Graham Leaves Business Post;

His Life Is Mirror Of School's Growth

Millard Caldwell

To Speak Before

Honor Gathering

Graham's Life

History One Of

Much Actlivily

tg.a Klein .. Graham, veteran .. By Dell Loyless
SUniversitn H ra G-a October 28, 188a, Doddridge F.
University of Florida business and Victoria H. Graham of Deer
manager, has requested and been Park, Maryland became the par-
mant tiement-frothis post 9.. Park. Maryland became the par-
rantc retirement from his post ents of a son. The boy they nam-
effective January 1, President J. ; ed Klein Harrison was destined to
iillis Miller announced this week. .- ed Ke Ha ilfo c t nhe growth
Dr. Graham, whose service to; and development of a great Uni-
tie University dates continuously and development of a great Uni
t Decemb er 12, 1906es when he t versity. A mere listing of the ac-
rom December 12, 1906, when he tivities and organizations Dr.
joined the staff of the school two!- te and gan
months after its establishment in Klein Graham has been identified
inesvilte, gave failing health as with reads like a virtual cross-
the reason for retirement. section of what is important to
leremonies marking the etire- the University of "Florida, to
ae reonft vetersarf member e tGainesville and to the state.
Lment of the veteran staff ember Graham's first years of school

ai include a full academic con- were spent at Piedmont, West Virn-
vocation and procession January .i i b reiv sen at ie o es e
3, at which Governor Millard F. movedginia but, while sille and attehnd-
naldwell will deliver the principal I I a ed the old East Florida Seminary
address. l mni i n r here in 1899 and 1900. After leav-
President iller, cones t nting n g here, he went to the Univer-
oi n Dr. Graham's er se sity of West Virginia where he
said "Tile U university will lose th:t -,'.. y-ar- .o,'e t S.
one of its most devoted and loyal : , .-,... received his degree.
staff members In the retirement Sand In Shoes
otaf mr.eGraam.s His t in enc '-',.-"'"""School days supposedly behind
of r. Graham. His in flu e t i the m-
ipon tile lives of young people hiAemricanrhamNationalo Bankw in
in the development of the insti- udm e the for an con
tution is keenly sensed by tthou-. t t toLynchburg, Virginia but the Flor-
sands of alumni and former stu- ida sand was in his shoes and
dents, as well as his associates soon he was working in eShteat t
on thase campus." th e as oae soon he was working in the State
moon Girhampaus eved as char b s Library in Tallahassee. About this
r. Grai the has served as ohair- time East Floridm Seminary, his
,nan of the Florida Endowment old school, and several others
Corporation, a unit in charge of a t teer bie
amountin dowment10o th00. around the state were being coir-

gifts and endowments to the Uni- Th -ble p aes tod B p a o i
'. .. bined under the Buckman Act of i
versity, and for years as treasurer 1. '" u'n err the University of I
of the Rotary Loan Fund, an or hast 1905 to form the University of
ofnthine io an ounidlle tin or al m r campus..- ti ...e eFlorida. The doors were opened to
1922 for deserving students. Since x abot00hnded sauden inesil
.... 1-. U ves.' .,. ,... ...fall of 91 06 and Deie 12 of that
that time the fund has made 820d 'r l1906 c an ee12 thGie
loans to boys throughout Florida, ny H year Graham returned to Gaines-
SamouIn tig to some $si 00. ville, this time as business man-
approxouaeti 30t tso le$0, n a ager of the brand new Univer-
one of the most concise state- Above: 40 years ago. Below: Same man today. Both pictures are of sity.
miets concerning Dr. Graham's Klein H. Graham, business manager for the University of Florida. Mr. Next Friday will mark the con-
serv'ice the University was Graham has been on this campus 41 years-long er than any other staff pletion of forty-one years of ac-
contained in an alunani bulletin or faculty member on campus tive service in that position. In
marking the twaenty-fifth anni- 1906 the campus extended all the
versary of the school. The state- UNIVERSITY ROLLS ON r o oms H
meant, quoting Dr. John J. Tigert, S UN oRSIT L N way from Thom has H all to Buck-he
then president, reads in part- mal is one of watches
,,in thersecond yearrof the Unl_-h it grow from that, start to the
,'efsity at Gainesville, there a30 r campus we know today extending
a from Ninth and University to
Scae one tho has reo ained car Flavet III.
sev dfast through tifa le years, o t ir p t n l e Sound businessman, Dr. Gra-
tfrail in body, indefatigable in su ityas of tz ion .wr l tan 00 tuens ham has nursed the financial ad-
energy, and surpassed by none mie ministration through depressions
in his devotion to the interests Graphs In The Business Manager's Officeanid severe etontomy min ded state
of this institution. I refer to, Show Increase In Growth administrations. He has paid the
olodin H. Graham. n All businesses, whether big or bills for running the University on
He holds the longest continuous small have charts and graphs tshown on the graphs is that of budgets where it appeared it sin
service record of any member of deno their progress throughout studentnrolent. In 1906, there ply couldn't be done. His system
thp staff. the years of their organization, were less than 100 students with of accounting and t-eporting has
n 19-10 he married Emily Van The University of Florida is a 12 faculty members; in 1919, there been nationally commended by fi-
Deventer of. Gainesville. They had big business and it remains to be were 554 students and 47 faculty. nancial authorities. He was one
one daughter who now lives in seen that it too must have some members; in1929, this number in- of the organizers and third presi-
Tallahassee. His first wife died in means to state in black and white creased tro 2,270 students and 174 dent of Southern Educational
192 and he later m arried Motelle how it's coming along on its way facuty members in 1938, 3,438 Buyers And Business Officers.
Afad-le,. Plant City. of becoming the greatest Univer- I students and about 300 faculty Was Whole Office
Dr. Graham, hopes to get in sity in the South. Wren Graham first came to
One is able to see at a glance and nearly 1,000 faculty members. iaps, he was the Bus-
following.his retirement and in- at the graphs in Dr. Graham's of- Next in .line is the graph-dot- iness Manager; he was the whole
sists that his. interest and devo- fice that our college has grow" ing the funds which were ad- that first year. totaled the grand
tidn will continue to be to the immensely during the last few ing the funds which were ad- that first year totaled the grand
University even though he may be years. This growth started in anced to the U ersy, r sum of $23,000. This year, in-
rr-i from the active rank years. Sep T his growth startedn the Uni annual expenses and for the con- eluding expenses for new construc-
versity opened its doors to the first additions to the old permanent t ion, he will be responsible for$12,-
YO C fgestudents. In December, 1906, Dr. buildings. The funds for expenses 000,00. There are about five
YOU CAN figure the honey- Graham took over the position of graph runs like this: 1909, $17,000 ,000. There are about five
moon is -just about over when she business manager, and from that 1919, $63,000; 1929, $705,000; 1938, hundred employees working ate the-
-alks him, into staying at home time to the present he has kept 8810,000; 1947, $7,000,000. The Uversity today under the direc-
with the kids while she goes to charts and graphs on all matters construction funds run alongThe tion of the Business Manager.
the ledge with the gals across the pertaining to the University. same line: 1909, $75,000; 1919, Long active in the civic life of
street: The most notable progress $40,000; 1929, $389,000; and in this Long active in the civic life ofs a
GREAT IMPROVEMENT ,1947, $5,000,000. member ,and former high priest
.12 Million Nolw of the Masons. Knights Templar,
When Dr. Graham first came Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks,
here, his annual expenditure was Honorary life member of that or-
only about $20,000. This year, he ganization, one of the organizers
M er Express expects $12,000,000 to roll Out f of the Rotary Club in Gainesville
the University's pocketbook. in 1919, past president of that
r oe. As the University of Florida has club, member of the board of
grown, so has the City of Gaines- directors of the Gainesville Golf
In GatorFo ballville. In 1906, the population was and Country Club and former vice-
approximately 3,000; it now has a president, Treasurer of the Univer-
President J. Hillis Miller, in his "The improvement in the per- populatoin of some 20,000 people. stty Club 1930, member of the
informal remarks at the half-time formance of our football team "It's amazing," said Dr. Graham Chamber of Commerce, member of
of the Kansas State-U. of F. game merely reflects the victory looking over the charts and the vestry of the Episcopal
Saturday, lauded the gridders, march of the University," Miller graphs, "how this University has Church, and a member of the
publications, debate team, and oth- continued. He said, "Read this ascended to the heights on which Florida Faithfuls. He is especially
er campus organizations on their week's Florida Alligator, which, it stands." proud of this last distinction.
recent improvement. Miller said incidentally is one of the best
in oart: student newspapers I have ever
"I hope our friends have ob- seen, and catch the progressive
r d th r,,at i, ,rovement the spirit of the campus.

Florida Gators have made since "Take a look at the picture of
the'beginning of the season. I wish our new gymnasium note the
I could relate that improvement president's emphasis upon scholar-
to my coming to Florida, but that ship and the plans of Phi Beta
would be to indulge in self-afflict- Kappa to celebrate its 171st anni-
ed flattery. versary. Note the appointment of
The fact remains that since D. 'R. Matthews as director of
I came our Baby Gators have alumni affairs. Note that our de-
won two out of three games, and bate team won the All-Southern
of the games played "by our var- forensic tournament and that in the
sity since I came, we have won finals our first team had to debate
over North Carolina State, Fur- our second team
man, and Miami, tied the strong
Tulane team, and I believe we
are on our way today to anoth-
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.". It's just a business manager's
Te .g portio'office, but the pictures and d
sow ..graphs ohi the walls and the re T
ports in the bookcases help to c
bring back many old memories to t
SKlein Harrison Graham. t
When one enters this office, he t
S. is amazed at the number of pic- S
D. tures staring at him from all t
sides of the walls and from on top c
I, of the cabinets. He is also made t
to feel at, home by the congenial v
atmosphere which surrounds him F
because th pleasant personality t
aof Dr. Graham dispels all uneasi- p
The large portion of the above picture was taken two days ago. It is ness.
Graham Field or the University track field. The left background From the old oaken desk at one
shows a portion of the football stadium and the new gymnasium now end of the room to the large con-
under construction. The small inset shows -tis same view around 20 ference table in the center, the
years ago. aires of important meetings, both
old and recent, are hidden in the r
FRAIL BUT DETERMINED confines of the ceilings and walls.
Dr. Graham has seen them o
Graham Has A ays Been come and go; he has seen those
Dr. Gmen who are now successful, and
ha m cas lw a.y s e en those who failed to make the
terested in A Athletics adgoout into the world.
I.I AMany of these men have passed
through his office at one time, or
another. Some have taken his ad-
Graham Field Was Dedicated To Him in 1936 vice, and others havepaid little
As A Tribute To His Interest attention to it. The results of his
S e talks have been many, and many
Klein H. Graham -- Athlete. University alumni who had given of his friends have been very suc-
Although he never made a var- their lives in World War I at the cessful in their ventures.
sity squad in his college days, is Homecoming game against Ala- These friends have remembered
a man small in stature, ,and ha e bama in 1930. At that time Alon- the man who befriended them in
suffered from arthritis for many zo Stagg insisted that the Athlet- their youth by sending him their
years, the assertion is still reas- ic Association had struck the best pictures as a small token of ap-
enable because of what he has bargain in the United States in preciation. Many of them have
done himself and what he has the construction of football sta- gotten to the top in their fields of
inspired and helped others to do. diums. The stadium cost slightly vocation. These men hold much
Dr. Graham attended the Uni- more than $100,000. Until a year admiration for Dr. Graham, and
versity of West Virginia as a stu- or so ago, Graham could be seen he remembers each one of them.
dent. That school was known many an afternoon on the prac- Some of these people include
then, as today, for its bone-crack- twice fields when the baseball or James Melton, Lt. Ball, Maj. Gen.
ing athletes. In spite of repeated football teams were working out. Van Fleet, Dave Scholtz, Raymer
lack of success, he continued to Graham Field tuie mD ebrs o f thn any
go out for the teams in baseball,, other alumni members of the ear-
track and tennis. 'In 1935 the University, with the ly classes of the University.
His interest in athletics did not aid of WPA, built the track just
lag when he finished college and south of Florida Field and named 1939 PLYMOUTH
he promptly organized the tennis it Graham Field in tribute to his
club when he 'returned to Gaines- interest in the athletic develop- FOR
ville. The club first built tennis ment here. Old timers will recall $895.
courts on the Chase property the duck pond, another of his hob- New Tires And Top-
where the Thomas Hotel now bies, that formerly occupied the CALL 1
stands. Enthusiastic golfer until space where Graham Field is H. Stickney, 950
failing health forced him to dis- now.
continue his game several years For a man who celebrated his
aoo. Graham was a director and sixty-fourth birthday in October,
vi nidn tf th ainesvillei

vice presic ent ot LHe uaie-vnie
-Golf Club for more than 20 years.
Athletic teams at the Univer-
sity have always had his closest
interest. He was made treasurer
of the University Athletic Asso-
ciation, Inc., when it was organ-
ized in 1913 and has continued in
that capacity to the present time.
The chapter of that organization
was revised in 1927 to enable
them to finance the construction
of Florida Field.
Dedicated in 1930
The field das dedicated to the

-Dr. Kl.ei iin Graham is a man re-
markable for his continued inter-'
est in sports and attention to his
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Many are the certificates that
dot the wall here and there.
These have been presented to Dr.
Graham from clubs and organiza-
ions that he belongs to. Some of
hem are -Certificate of Apprecia-
ion from the President of the
Southern Association of Colleges,
he Florida Blue Key Honor So-
iety, The Rotary Club, his Doc-
orate Certificate from the Uni-
'ersity of Tampa, Beta Theta Pi
'raternity, Phi Gamma Mu Fra-
ernity, the National Council of
Pilgrims, and many other diplo-
mas and club honors.
To anyone else, this office is
ust an ordinary business office;
but to Dr. Graham, who has spent
many years in it, it will remain a
ymbol of his hard work and a
of bygone days.


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Gator Cagers Win Opener

J Jim Scott Leads
W& 1 0 & 1.

A FINE RECORD was recorded by the Gator gridders
this season especially after the poor start they got off to.
After dropping their first three games they came right
back in fine style and copped four out of their next seven
and tied one for a season total of four wins, five defeats
and one tie. Our worst beating came at the hands of North
Carolina, but even in that game the Gators made a battle
f it after the Tarheels had grabbed a 21 point early lead.
GEORGIA PASSED the Gators into submission, but
'ven then the Florida boys were in the ball game until the
closing minutes when an intercepted pass and some'beauti-
ful chunkin by Johnny Rauch gave the Bulldogs two fast
tallies. One of the Gators best games was their 14-6 de-
feat at the hands of Mississippi. With a couple of breaks
the Gators could have very easy come out of the long end
cf the score.
NORTH TEXAS STATE and Auburn scored close vic-
tories over the Floridians, but the losers had the edge
through out the entire game and with the absence of some
costly penalties the Gators would have been on top at the
end. North Carolina State decided to stick to the ground
and found themselves beaten by a superior Florida line.
Miami, Furman, and Kansas State did the same and Flor-
ida's line completely out classed them. Tulane came onto
the field with high hopes and went off with a lucky 7-7 tie.

Bobby Forbes and Jimmy Kynes two of the Gator's
better ball players received a number of votes for all-
Southeastern Conference teams, .but neither made the first
team. Forbes made second team on the Associated Press
eleven, while Kynes was named on the second team of the
International News Service team, both were placed on the
second team of the United Press eleven. For the benefit of
some of the readers there is no such thing as an official all-
Southeastern Conference team. It is the same as the all-
American set-up. Every one and his cousin picks an all-
American team.

NO BOWL GAME for the Gators this year, was the
vote of the squad this week. Their vote was very fast and
fo the point. Coach Wolf explained the situation and they
voted almost to the man not to accept the bid. With Fal
Johnson in the hospital with an operation and two of the
boys quitting the squad the Gators were not in any kind of
shape to accept the bid.

AN EASY WIN was recorded by the Gator basketeers
over Tampa U. in their opening game. They however will
have their hands full Monday night when they meet the
pDO, crf'l Mississippi State team. This is the team that gave
eto Gator five such a licking last season early in the year. s
, ,also made a fine showing in the conference meet in Y

S: Cop Tennis Title;
k !j t.

Eiy Mac McGrew
ohiimy Dennis took the annual
v Irid- mixed varsity-freshman
t: nnis tournament championship
!iy svb 'uing Barney Segal in the
S-2 and 6-4 last Wednes-
move into the finals Dennis
l d Jack Borling 9-7 and 6-1.

In Finals
The initial set was close but Den-
nis gained momentum and defeat-
ed his opponent- handily in the fi-
nal set.
Segal had to come from behind
to squeeze by Harry Terrell in
the other semi-final match. Ter-
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tell hd set. a point in the opening
set but Segal settled down and
..'I took the match 8-6 and 6-4.
The tennis team is working
daily in preparation for the Flor-
"' ida public courts tournament
scheduled in Jacksonville for Dec.
26 through Jan. 1 with the finals
to be played on New Year's morn-
ing. About 12 members of the
team are expected to enter the
journeyy which has registered top
tennis stars from all over the
..... .-wi.e state.


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Hurricane Hal Griffin, one ofMthe south's most speedy backs, is shown
being stopped after a short gain in the Kansas State game last Satur-
day afternoon. The man. making the tackle is Rollins. Prather, 215
pound end. Griffin later brought the small crowd to its feet with a
90 yard touchdown gallop. 1

Florida Scores ,257 Win

Over Kansas State Team,
Hal Griffin Dashes 90 Yards
To Climax Scoring
By Steve Grimes
In a brilliant climax to a late season splurge, the Flor-
ida Gators scored a smashing 25-7 victory over the Kansas
State Wildcats Saturday afternoon at Florida Field. Thus
the Gators salvaged four wins and a tie out of their ten
game schedule.
The visitors made a strong bid early in the game and
held a one point lead at halftime. However, the Gator of-
fense gained momentum as the game progressed and in the
final analysis, the Wildcats left
for Manhattan, Kansas, with no-
thing more than a tropical sun- r g. ,, .
tan and their 26th consecutive de- ''. ..'. ,1
feat in collegiate competition. '
It was a sustained drive that -
resulted in the touchdown which 4' :' '' SJ1
put Florida in front for good. a ..
Soon after the opening of the sec-' k "" ''
ond half, Dana Atkins, fleet Wild- ... .' i '- .
cat quarterback, broke away for ;y Vote T
51 yards only to see Florida end, r7. V V T
Joe Chesser, recover a misdirect- Turn Bid
ed lateral on the Gator 31. Forbes Down
made three yards in two plays at The football season is over for
the left side. the Gator football team, and that
Belden Passes includes any post season games.
Belden's pass was deflected Florida did receive a bid from the
nto the hands of Chuck Hunsing- Cigar Bowl committee, but t he
er who carried to the Kansas team members have voted against
State 49. Griffin picked up five playing in the Tampa tilt or any
rards and the Wildcats were pen- other.
alized 15 more for roughing. Hun- Reasons given are many, var-
inger drove for seven. Scenting led and good. The team has just
paydirt, Gardiner made it a first, completed one of the roughtest
down on the 18. Hunsinger and seasons ever seen on the Florida
Gardiner collaborated to move football front, with an above the
he ball to the one-foot line, average number of injuries hamp-
where Gardiner bucked over for ering the team all year. A post
he all-important score. season game ,would only mean
Griffin Scores more possible injuries. Some of
A short time later unsinger the players haven't been home
reversed a Kansas p unt to Grfs, since early June. Every man has
nd before the Wildcats had missed a lot of school work as a
aught on to what had happened' more tio the
al was off to the races. Griffinme spent on the practice
tarted up the sidelines, cut back field could mean failure of some
nd burst into the clear at the 30 men
d traveled the remaining dis- n any event the Gators have
ance for a beautiful 90 yard earned ood rest, so let's give
aunt. Billy Parker scored the fi- it to then
nal Gator tally when he plunged
ver from the one to climax a chances to kick the extra point
ate fourth quarter drive which but failed in both attempts.
ad originated on the Florida 28 linn as State Scores
ard line. A recovered fumble on the
Hunsinger set up the Gators' Wildcat 47 yard line eventually
first score in the opening period led to Kansas State's only score.
y faking a handoff to Forbes With Atkins passing, the Purple C
nd returning a punt 69 yards to and White drove to the Gator 4. C
he Kansas State 13. Forbes fi- Slehlev blasted over right guard
ally went over from three yards for the tally. Ehret's successful
ut after taking a lateral from conversion gave Kansas State the .
oug Belden. Lewis had two narrow lead they carried to the t
dressing room at the half.
Statistics on the game point i
o:. that the Gators deserved their
victory. Florida racked up 11 first i
downs to five for Kansas State. e
S4AF n AA Capable defense held the Wildcats
A ET I to 150 yards from scrimmage
(a- while the Gator machine recorded d
a gain of 251 yards. t
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Phi Delts o

Victory Over KA

Completes 22 Passes
In 25-6 Win
By Bill Moor
Phi Delta Theta led by Jim
Scott scored a rough one-sided
win over the previous high flying
Kappa Alpha touch footballers to
cop the Orange Loop title. Three
teams are battling it out for the
right to meet Phi Kappa Tau in
the finals of the Blue League.
The finals of the Orange League
can be summarized by naming
one person, Jim Scott of Phi Del-
ta Theta. Scott led his team to a
25-6 victory over Kappa Alpha by
completing 2 2out of 37 passes for
a total of 268 yards. Pell, also of
Phi Delt, completed one out of
three for the remaining 28 yard-
age. The KA's were greatly crip-
pled by the absence of Bill At-
kinson, All-star back. However,
they completed 11 out of 32 pass-
es for 154 yards.
The scoring was done in the
following ways:
The Phi Delts scored late in
the 'first quarter on a five yard
bullet pass from Scott to Al Lind-
gren after Bollick had set up the
touchdown by grabbing one of
Scott's heaves for a 26 ard gain
to the KA five. Scott's pass for
the point was not good.
Phi's Score
The Phi's made it 12-0 on a play
just before the half when Dixon
took Scott's shovel pass on the
five and sprinted over.
PDT scored their third touch-
down without losing the ball aft-
er the second half kickoff. Scott
passed to Poague for seven yards,
to Smith for 23, and to Smith
again for the rest of the distance
on a play covering 35 yards.
The KA's saved themselves
from a whitewashing in the fourth
quarter when Drew threw to Hop-
per for 10 yards and a touchdown.
The scoring opportunity was set
up by the longest gain of the
day, a pass from Drew to Mc-
Kinnon good for 48 yards.
The Phi Delts made it 25-6 in
the closing moments of the game
when Scott passed to Dixon for a
nine-yard scoring heave. Scott
threw to Lindgren for the point.,
The Phi Delts made six first
downs to the KA's four in a game
officiated by Buck Lanier, Lewis
Ansbacher, and Bob Scott, played
on Florida Field.
All-Star Team
After the finals in the Orange
League the officials were asked
to submit an all-star team com-
posed of 14 men from the league.
This team follows:
Captain: Jim Scott, PDT. Oth-
er members: Al Lindgren and Gus
Smith of PDT; Bob Rodenberry
and Bill Atkinson of KA; Clewis
How-ell, Tom Sebring, and Eddie
Bond of SAE; "Wimpy" Suftton
and Le. Jinks of Sigma Nu; Bill
Fleming of Sigma Chi; Don
Walker from BPE; Tommy Tay-
or of DTD; and Tommy Hill of
Blue Loop
The teams were still battling it
out in the Blue League with play-
iffs being the order of the day in
he second bracket.
The Phi Taus, having previous-
y gained the right to appear in
he finals by licking all five op-
ponents in their bracket remained
idle while the Delta Sigs, 'Pi Kap-
pa Phis and Theta Chis were try-
ng for wins in the other brack-
t. The Pi Kaps ended in a tie
dith the Delta Sigs and were
playing in a game yesterday to
determine which team would face
he Phi Taus in the finals Mon-
ay. The Pi Kaps beat the Theta
Chis Wednesday to end in a tie
with the Delta Sigs. The final
core was Pi Kap-13, TX-0. .
The finals will be played Mon-
ay at 4:30 on Florida Field. An
A-Star team to represent this
league will be selected after the

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.. ........... rp By Tomn t da conald
.- ..M Fresh irom a 70-ro opening
S. game victory over the universlLy
M' 'of Tampa, Florida's fast-breaking
ator cages will engage Mie ssi s.
..[ s~ .... .. 'sippi tate here ivdonuay night in
: .. their first Southeastern Confer.
fence outing.
V. Gator o vientor Sam McAllister
By J reported that not much is known
....... "'--',"',,".N of the invading Maroons, other
.,' ..". .'..-'" ,'than the fact that they will field
IT- '. ""-" W.' "- virtually the same team that they
did last year.
.. .. The fast breaking quintet of
S. ., orwards ill Atkinson andHarry
Hamilton, Center Hans Tanzier
and Guards Julian Miller and La.
Smarr Bridges proved too much for
'the charges of Coach Miller Ad-
S ames here Vednesday night. After
Action in the touch football game which came to a climax this past a relatively close Dattle in the
week when the Phi Delta Theta team handed the Kappa Alpha seven early moments of the game, the
a 25-6 licking. Touch football has long been favorite sport in the Orange and Blue, paced by the
Intramural Department's slate. great rebound work. of Tanzlet
and the fast breaking of Hamilton
and Atkinson, ran up a 34-22 half.
S L M Stime lead.
A^ t.1^ t -aa .The second and third teams fin.-
Julian Clarkson ishedout the ball game after the
By Julian Clarkson first quintet tad broken the back
IT WAS THE same old story Tuesday afternoon on of the Spartans with their fatt.
Florida Field as Phi Delta Theta romped to a 25-6 victory Hamilton and Tranzler led the
over Kappa Alpha in the Fraternity Orange League touch scoring with 16 points each, with
bootfall finals. Students at the U. of F. who are still un- Atkinson hitting the rim for 10.
der-graduates can't remember when the high-flying Phi Center George Harris paced the
chdSparzans with 13 points, while
Delts have lost a football contest and have a hard time re- Forward Rinaldo Escobar, former
calling when the champs ever made a poor showing in a Hillsborough High ace, looped in
major Intramural sport. eight.
But this time there was a hollow The box score:
note to the Phi Delt title win, at TAMPA G Fg Tp
ot tohe PhiDetLeague pace- Manager Bill Moor and Officials Barksdale, f............. 0 0 1
least. The Orange Lun ce Buck Lanier, Lew Ansbacher, and Escobar, f................ 3 2 8
course, but the tea trounheydefeed, of Bob Scott maintain that the PDT- McNain, f..............2 1 5
couwasn't the same team theydefeat coasted KA football contest was one of the Gay, f .................0 0 0
wasnt the same team that coasted cleanest games they'veeverwit- uppelo,c.............. 0 2
upasth e efinsb iteh an upemtorinnessed. This writer's crystal Harris, c ................5 3 13
up in thcord. finals wigthat is, to the ball yesterday revealed that the Fogal, c ................ O 0 0
absed rnce ord. Referrf Bill Atkinsong, that ais, to the Phi Delts will not win the Frat Echart, g .............. 2 1 5
absence of Bill bAtkinsn and Hans crown this year; a team that bears Hall, g .................. 3 0 6
Tanzler, varsity basketball men by suspicious resemblance to SAE Elkin, g ................0 1 1
first choice, from the KA lineup. looms as the prospective winner. Weese, g................1 0 2
No alibis for the KA loss, mind k For the benefit of those wheo -.
you. They were still able to field a don't know better, a student is not Totals ...............17 9 43
strong outfit. But both men were allowed to participate in more than FLORDA G Fg Tp
dependable pass receivers and in aoed to participate in more than FLORIDA g Fg Tp
previous tourney contest s Atkin- one league in the same Intramural Atkinson, f ............4 2 10
previous tourney contests Atkin-e sport. ... Boy Jaycox of Crane Hamilton, f ............8 0 16
son, who gets off the ground like Hall tallied 77 points for.the best Welch, f ............... 1 2 4
a pet-propelled rocket, spelled the individual effort in the Independ- Fillingim, f ............0 0 0
difference between an average ent tourney; Jackman was next Perlman, f ............. 1 1 3
pass defense and an impenetrable with 59. Manager Jim Scott Haskins, f ................. 2 0 4
onThe Phi Delts have a great team of the Phi Delts bemoans the fact Cornell o .............. 2 0 4
The Phi Delts have a great team that his outfit falls down in minor Tanzler, c ..............7 2 16
thande will probably ruhan ringmps. With around sports-Judas Priest man, why Johnson, E., c ..........0 1 1
the Blue Leaguehamps. With worry about 90 point sports when Bridges, g..............102
Jim Scott pitching the pigskin like you can't be beaten in the ones Miller, g ............... 2 4 8
he did against KA-22 completions that are worth 150 Falsone, g ..............0 1 1
for 268 yards-and Gene Bolick, Jones, g ................ 0 0 0
Gus Smith, and Al Lindgren mak- Johnson, H., g .......... 0 0 0
ing circus catches all over the lot, Jh05, H g..... ...... 0 11
the Phi Delts will be mighty hard 'n Savage, g.............. 0 0
for any team to beat. But their S ah Kimbrough, g ...........0 0 0
job was made a little easier for F s. iniimrouh, -0-0
them Tuesday than it should have Totals .............. 28 14 70
been,, and the score might easily
have been less than 25-6 if KA hadd in s
been at full strength. C aro sS
cR H i win tThe University of Florida cross- Orange League
CRANE HALL'S decisive win country team finished its 1947 PDT ................... 470
over theHell Catsinthe Independ- campaign last week inAtlanta SAE .................. 460
ent cage finals Wednesday came when it finished in sixth place in KA ................... 405
as a mild surprise here. Not hav- t he Southeastern Conference ATO ................. 405
ing had the pleasure of watching meet behind Alabama, Mississippi SN ................... 385
Crane play up to that time; we State, Auburn, Tennessee and PK ................. 375
rather expected the big Hell Cat Georgia Teh, the new champions. .................... 350
five to come out on top, as they Speedy Tom Bes, oe new champions.f the DTD .................. 340
had managed to do so consistent- outstanding Gator hopefuls, top- KSPE ...................325
ly in six previous starts. ped off the season by annexing KS .................... 250
But after seeing the finals there fourth spot with a 16:52 recording Blue League standings will bt
was little doubt in our minds as for the rugged three-mile course, published as soon as touch foot.
to the better team. The Jaycox Whitey Overton of Auburn broke ball competition is completed.
brothers and Joe Parker led the the existing record when he flash- _-
flashy Crane offense and ran cir- ed across the finish line in 16:41.
cles around their bigger opponents Tennessee nosed 'out Auburn for
while Danny Jackman, Hell Cat second spot with 73 points to 74.
sebring threat, was unable to get a Red Smith of Georgia Tech, pre-
shot away. vious record holder, finished third Made-To-Measure Suits
The Crane Hall cagers are now behind Fred Carley of Auburn.
claimants to the hottest Intra- Other Orange and Blue thin- Alterations
mural basketball team in school- clads who tallied points w e r e
and that sounds like a direct James Griffin, Jack Willis, Wil-
challenge to the Pikes, Fraternity bur Hicks, and Ralph Oliver. T l
League kingpins. Speculation has Vance McMullan and John Bailey Beer's Ta ilors
it that Crane Hall would mop up ran for the Gators but finished
with Pikes if the twvo teams hap- out of the money. 421 W. University Ave.
opened to be matched in a contest. Coach Frank Philpot's boys
previously lost to Auburn, 22-33
ODDS 'N ENDS-Frat League and to Georgia Tech, 20-35 in ear-
ly season dual meets. _.--


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AE P Lams Win Frat High-Stepping Majorette

Tennis Championships
ATO, PKT Reach Finals .
Of Their Leagues
ieonl Alpha Epsilon and Pi Lamda Phi now wear the
campus fraternity tennis crowns by virtue of their wins in
the Intramural Orange and Blue Fraternity Leagues this
past week.
in the finals of the Orange League play, the SAEs :
beat the ATOs, last year's champs, in three quick matches "
to gain the title. The most outstanding match was one in ..ed
which Fred Wn ard whipped the No. I ATO man, Murray
Robertson, 6-2, 6-4 to gain the vic-
tory. Probably the best tennis .
layer in the competition was 'F' Club Week d
Reynolds. 6-0, 6-1. In the only
doubles match Ben Smathers and Proclaime
Dicl Holmes beat Tommy Trant- clai ed Huge
.ham and Larry McNeil, 6-3, 7-5.
Matches Incomplete
The other two matches did not D
finish their sets by virtue of the
fact that the match was won by By Bill Pepper
the first three. In other games High school athletic stars from
Bob Lilley, SAE. was matched all parts of the state came to the
Steve Grimes and Sig "F" Club's annual sports week- I, .
Alph's Bill Gilmore and Bob Claw- end over the Thanksgiving holt-
son were matched against ATO's days, it was announced by Hank
Burke Kibler and Joe Ben Cordell. Gardner, president. In an effort
After an exciting semi-final to obtain the best of Florida's 4.
match with the TEPs. the Pi high school athletes for the Uni-
bams proceeded to annex the ten- versity, 70 athletes a n d 40
s trophy in the Blue League coaches took part in the events, a V4st
,itheout much trouble, winning all planned for the boys.
.csept one match from PKP in Members of the Kanshes State
the finals by large margins football team, defeated 25-7 by
In the singles competition Don the Gators saturday were also .
1Kaplan beat Jim Saunders 6-2,-6-0. guests.
Phil Wanger whipped Johnny Mill- Featured on the program of dc
Pr 6-3. 6-3 and Wilbur Margol lick- events which began Saturday
.d Ben Overstone 6-2, 6-1. morning with a registration at
Pi Lams Win the New Gym was a barbecue
The Pi Lam doubles also took s saturday night Mrs Billy Parker
both matches in two games each Wolf Speaks
And at no time didi the Pi Kap I Coach Wolf spoke on the ad-
in the lead in any of them. vantages of attending the Univer- Vrs.e arker Proves aluable
the only match in w which the PLPs a sity of Florida. He advised Flor-
wer presd, erold Gordon and ida boys to consider the state T O Fighting G at Ba
Alan Westin beat Joe Earman school not only from an athletic Gaor an
and Bill Gaves 6-2, 7-5. In the standpoint, but also from the
other match Ronald Curtis and standpoint, of .the valuable con- By Fran White
iendy Giksburg beat Bill Sad- tacts to be made at the Univer- When the band gave pretty Drum Majorette Frances Parker a
ler and Jim Murray 6-0, 6-0 sity. sweater recently in recognition of the years she has marched
The tourney was ve-y efficient-i Speaking on the athletic situa- with them, another honor was added to the many she has received,
1v managed arid officiated by Lee: Lion at the University, Wolf "I think the boys in the band are just as nice as they can be,"
heeler. pointed out the fact that the Mrs. Parker, wife of Billy Parker, fullback on the Gators, said when
school was still in the building asked about her experiences marching with the band. She has been I
JdTh s foI n t stage and that the boys who de- with them on all their trips in the last two years and was present at
ral ill!e c cided to attend the University quite a few games before that.
would have an opportunity to get Dad Taught Her J year, when Billy was knocked out-
in on the "groundfloor" of Flori- Mrs. Parker says that she began and had to sit on the bench. "I
in F Ro nd Of da athletics. twirling in the sixth grade. Her had to come to Gainesville to meet
fs address was spple- dad was a Legionnaire, so shehim, Frances laughingly says.
Deb n melted with talks by Coaches was eligible to join themajorette School in the class of '45 and
rg TwomeyMcAllisterandBeard. class started by B. G. Hubbard. then worked as secretary to
By Jim CaH. P. Constans, of the universityy He was also drumn major of the a criminal lawyer for a year and
By Jim Ca'Speech Department, an advisor of1 Legion Drum and Bugle Corps. a half. She quit her job with a
maternity intramural debating the "F" Club, was the master of Frances says "He taught me finance company to come here in
eovung into high gear Tuesday be- ceremonies at the barbecue. everything I know." The class September.
o1re thanksgiving holidays when Films of the N. C. State game met six days a week for two hours,
double elimination rounds were were shown Saturday night. and on the seventh day Frances GATOR CAGE
field in Building E. Coach Wolf gave a running com- had an acrobatic lesson for an
The following teams were elimi- mentary on the films. Coach Per- hour. lAT-
:ted in the first series of de- cy Beard showed pictures of the Marching with two other girls SL
t'cs: Alpha Tau Omega, Phi 1947 NCAA track, meet, held in and the Drum and Bugle Corps, Mis. State, here, Dec. 8
.cita Theta, and Kappa Sigma. salt Lake City, Utah. The track the 21-year-old pretty majorette Auburn, here, Dec. 12
he rest' of the fraternity group films showed Rollin Prather, six won the state championship at Auburn, here, Dec. 13
Sat least one of their debates foot five, 215 pound Kansas State St. Petersburg in 1941,and kept Miami, Miami, Dec.19
ni advanced into higher brackets, end, who ias in the audience, the title for five years, Other Miani, Miai~i, Dec. 20
h cesful squads were TEP wining third place in the discus titles were won by the corps at LSU, Baton Rouge. Jan. 5
i ambda Phi, SAE, Chi Phi, event. Boston and Philadelphia in 1941. Tulane, New Orleans, Jan. 6
Phi Gamma Delta and Coach Bear Wolf, commenting In addition to this, during the southern, Lakeland, Jan. 10
i.te it d on the "F" Club affair, said he war, Frances twirled at niany of Jax Navy, here. Jan. 13
Fraternity debating will con- believed the week-end a success the bond shows touring Florida, Tampa, Tampa, Jan. 17
-oUe next Tuesday night when and wished to see it continued. helping to sell over a million dol- Stetson, here, Jan. 20
re finalists will be determined. e said that excellent first hand lars worth of bonds. She was Georgia, here, Jan. 23
Tuesday the forensic tilts will be- contacts had been made withthe elected mascot of one regiment,. Georgia, here, Jan. 24
,un at 7 p. m. in Room 134, Build- high school'coaches and athletes, so that she might march at all Auburn, Auburn, Feb. 6
SEn.' and expressed his appreciation their games. She first began Auburn, Auburn. Feb. 7
4 the our remaining independ for the hard work done by Hank marching with the Florida band Southern, here, Feb. 10
li teams 1 debate dee Gadner and te e "F" Club in 1939. Ga. Tech, Atlanta, Feb. 13
h aists i indecent on- Gardner expressed thanks to Graduiate Of Jackson Georgia. Athens, Feb. 14
e finalists n indeper det on-fa th Cy f Gaiesved andt A native ofmJacksonville, Frances Stetson, DeLand, Feb. 17
"' of the non-fr- h "CityhofGainersvihean graduated from Jackson High !Miami, here, Feb. 20
fratcinity team to decide the cam- Association during the week-end. oIla so c Miami, here, Feb. 21
i ampion Gadner also expressed apprecia- sonville and so is Billy Parker, the I lax Navy. Jax, Feb.'25
Judges for the present intra- tion to the fraternities who couple didn't meet each other un- Ga,. Tech, here, Feb. 28
udral contests, who are, members housed the athletes. til the Homecoming garme of last I Conference, Louisville, Mar. 4-6
of the speech department, have -
expiessed satisfaction concerning l
the high type of debating thus far Public Barred From
Final Grid Show Gator Basketball
Monday Night Games This Season
The last in a successful ser- Citizens of Gainesville will be
ies of Florida football movies will banned from University of Flori-
be shown Monday night at' 8:30 da basketball games it was an-
in the University auditorium. nounced by Athletic Business
The pictures Monday will fea- Manager Percy Beard late this
lure the technicolor presentation week.
o0 the Florida-Kansas Mtate game Only students, their dates and
with a commentary by one of the wives, and faculty members will be
FPlorida coaches. Bill 'loor, who allowed. The capacity of the gym
tures, announced that the final body numbers a ound the 8500
reel of the Florida-Tulane mov- mark.
ies would also be shown for those All Gator home games will
interested in seeing these. All in- start at 8 p.m. and the doors xuill
lerested students and Gator sup- open at 7 p.m. When seats are
porters are invited to attend. full the doors will be closed.


Sig m a N u .P h i D ells D rill ,,". ,

For Charity Grid Bafttle A A
Play Under Florida Field

Practice is already in full swing for the PhiDelt-Sigma __
Nu football classic as the two participating Greek organ-
izations prepare for their 18th annual charity football' ,
clash on Saturday night, Dec. 13 on Florida Field.
Inaugurated in 1924, the game has been unique in that
it is played under a 99 year contract, all persons are xe- i
quired to pay to see the game, in-
eluding players, referees and sports
Mural Tra tars writers.
Mural Trac ISars The game,'which cleared $1,800 ..
last year, will be sponsored by the
T Bgin Meel Gainesville- Junior Chamber of B
Commerce and the Junior Welfare | r
The Intramural track meet for League.
the year will be staged on Grant In the 17 games played so far
Field next week in all three cam- the Sigma Nus have come out on
pus leagues. The preliminaries will top in eight while the Phi Delts
be staged in both fraternity leagues have emerged winner in six, hav-
leagues Tuesday and in the dormi- ing won last year's tilt 14-0. '
tory and independent leagues on Three contests have ended in
Wednesday. All finals will be held scoreless ties.
Thursday. By long time agreement, no "Oscarl Get the Dentyne Chewing Gum-it's a date"
Some Intramural records that member of either fraternity who
will be strived for are As fol- has earned a varsity football let- f k f
lows: ter can participate in this game, "I'm 'way ahead of you, Pal-1 asked for
70 yard high hurdles won in which is played with full equip- Dentyne Chewing Gum while you were still
1936 by S. Hupple of SPE. Time ment -under high school rules and talking over the phone. Show me any date who k-
9.0 sec. is officiated ].y Southeastern Con- doesn't fall for that clean-tasting, long-lating
880 yard run set in 1947 by Pat ference officials. Dentyne flavor! Dentyne's got everything, It
Patillo of PDT in 2 min., 6.2 sec. Frannie Hartman, former GHS' even helps keep teeth white, too!"
100 yard dash set in 1937 by coach, is mentor for the Phi Delts a Dentyne Gum-Made Only by Adams
Francis Kearney of SAE in 10.10 while Billy Mims has taken over
sec. the coaching reins for Sigma Nu.
120 yard low hurdles set in 1947
by G. Williams of PDT in 13.7
220 yard dash set in 1937 by CEN TS
Francis Kearney of SAE, in 22.6,JI
see. E
High jump set by Hank-Gard-UBRICATION-75 CENTS
ier of TEP in 1940 with a jump
of 6'2".
Running broad Jlump set by J. I .
Wilcox of ATO in 1945 with a Friday the 5th., Sat the 6th.
jump of 22'7".
Shot put set by J. Smith of
PKT in 1938 with a throw of






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The following is quoted from an article.'in the Florida Alligator
by Hugh Stump dated Nov. 21, 1947, which is a quotation from'
K. H. Graham, business manager of the University of Florida.

.... However the Bookstore is not a monopoly. Any veteran
may secure a purchase permit from the Bookstore to buy at other
stores, if the Bookstore does not have what he requires ... ."

Now is your chance to pick up some of the textbooks, and sup-
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and supplies considered difficult to obtain. GET YOUR PUR-
CHASE PERMIT NOW. Your patronage is appreciated.

We list several veterans are still in need of. GET YOUR PUR-

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Miami Seating: Many students return-
ing from the 1Florida-Miami game in the
Orange Bowl stadium a few weeks ago
complained of the way in which Florida
students, fans, and guests of the players
were treated in the selection of seats.
End zone seats were provided for Flor-
ida's delegation, as well as the Florida
band. It was recalled that Miami rooting
section last year here reached from the
goal-line to nearly the 40. It would seem
that better arrangements could be made.
One Warning: Some members of the
publications staff have discovered several
under-handed, low-down methods being
used by leaders in campus politics to
boost certain selfish interests. We detect
knife-in-the-back tactics; we approve out-
in-the-open honesty. This campus, and
this student government should be above
such practices. Needed now more than
ever are students head and shoulders
above such "below-the-belt" actions. We
give this as one warning, and say that if
certain of the practices continue, the
Alligator's stand will be one of uncovering
as much of this as possible for the wel-
fare of students.

Might Have Withdrawn

Two withdrew from the University of
Florida. How many more would have to
withdraw eventually had not these two
been discovered to have tuberculosis ?
As a result of the x-rays given at regis-
tration time the presence of the vicious
disease was discovered and the two stu-
dents resigned from school before there
as an opportunity to spread TB to many
others. These x-rays were made possible
mainly through sale of Christmas Seals
last year in this vicinity. If so many of us
hadn't contributed to the drive the x-rays
would not have been given and more
formerly strong bodies would now be in
the process of wasting away.
There were 13 healed cases and 19
suspicious cases, all them controlled af-
ter discovery. Keep future cases controll-
ed by buying Christmas Seals this year.
The drive is on here at the University.
Remember that tuberculosis can be cured
and is easiest to cure when discovered
early. Buy. Buy your own health.

Speak Up

The cost-of-living survey held this week
for all veterans on the campus by the
American Veterans Committee and the
local American Legion was one of hun-
dreds being conducted throughout the
United States in the concerted effort to
place before Congress actual facts in the
need for a raise in subsistence.
According to an early report, married
veterans had an average over $150, while
the single veterans were well above the
$90 average.
If the readers remember an editorial
in the August 15 Summer Gator we re-
printed a letter from'a similar movement
being started at the University of Texas.
They asked for cooperation with local
veterans associations. During the summer,
the veterans organizations here were in-
active, and nothing came of the drive.
We' hope that this will not die because
of the lack of enthusiasm, if this is what

the veterans on this campus really want.
As we stated this summer, we wish to re-
mind you of our newspaper policy about
being student owned and student con-
trolled. This means that if you veterans
wish to respond to the challenge present-
ed, your campus newspaper is published
to assist you in fighting for what you
think is right.
Therefore, we reserve further editorial
comment on this issue for the voice of the
University of Florida student-veterans.

Will Test Coed Interest

The long, hard student struggle for a
coeducational university was finally won
this year, and Fall Frolics is the first and
biggest social event of the present semes-
ter to test whether or not the 14-1 ratio
between men students and coeds will pro-
vide the campus with a new spark for all
functions of the coming week-end.
Florida men have seen what the coeds
can do during these past beginning weeks
of the school and the record is a good one.
They have participated in the pep rallies,
campus politics, sports, the Gator band,
social events, and have established them-
selves in the form of four sororities, which
are taking active parts in all Florida
campus activities.
Now, what the men wish to know is can
a coeducational Frolics go over with its
usual briskness while the coeds are par-
taking in the fun? With only 550 women
students and about 2,500 fraternity men,
one can readily imagine the problems
that might exist.
Coeducation has not affected the func-
tions, or the hours of such activities as
many believed. According to Dean Clif-
ford C. Beasely, faculty advisor for Flor-
ida fraternities, the schedule for late
hours have been approved for the same
time as before coeducation. Visiting hours
for chapters holding closed functions
were extended until 2 a. m., with 2:30 the
limit. Frats holding special functions must
close at 1 a. m. and for frats holding
regular activities, the 12 midnight exten-
sion from the usual 11 p. m. limit.
It is our great desire that this Fall
Frolics will prove, not only a credit to the
coeds, but a strong stimulant for bringing
more girls to the University of Florida.

Fine-Looking Babies

Those of us who judged the photos in
the Alligator's baby contest had a tough
job; yea, verily we did. With 115 pictures
of the best produced by Floridians d.o
you think we smugly and confidently
singled out five winners? No, we timidly
drew out five after long consultation and
much dissension in our group.
We're not trying to use these words as
a cover-up in our retreat from those par-
ents whose offspring didn't invade the
charmed circle but, honest, practically
all of them were outstanding examples of
young manliness or feminine vivacity. We
have chosen. We offer congratulations to
the winners and reassurances to the los-
ers that their babies are still cute and
maybe the pictures didn't truly represent
them. The pictures were all we had to
go by.
Thanks to the merchants who offered
the prizes and thanks to reporter Jerry
Clarke for his management of the contest.

Ordinary Times By H. G. (Buddy) Davis

Peace, says one writer, is a per- to kiss the feet above them and pass quietly and anonymously
iod of quiet between two wars. trample on the fingers beneath? through time, thankful of what
And in these days, when it Or is there a union among men they receive, but joyful in what
seems that we are strung between similar to that which recently they give.
two conflicts like a bead on 'a sent American, Russian and And these virtuous men are
thread, the definition might well French aircraft searching thou- those of which Jesus spoke:
seem to stick. The emotional sands of miles of Western Europe "Blessed are the meek; for they
strings of France are issuing for a missing United States shall inherit the earth."
sounds not unlike the whine of transport? Remember how war impresses
-a bullet. Fresh blood is flowing Or is mankind simply a passing the children? They are unable to
in Palestine as though the UN fancy of the gods a magnifi- understand the strife and distur-
partition had severed a life-giv- cent and failing experiment bances of their times. For them,
ing artery. And the blood, both which is easily consumed by a there was one war and it is over
Jewish and Arab, runs free and conflagration, of its own making? and peace has settled on the
red and mixes readily as it flows Is there an erosion eating at our world. They mark progress from
into -the gutters. In India we find hearts like the erosion around the the end of war before then
,the same red blood pouring from two Georgia pine trees so dear to man was a savage looking for
Hindu and Moslem veins, while Franklin D. Roosevelt? The pines battle. But now he has learned
the saintly Gandhi silently had to be cut down before they his lesson and peace lies ahead.
weaves his homespun garments. crashed down on 'the Little White Why should the world be unset-
And we are constantly reminded House. Has the time for the fire tIed? Is the war not over?
of the Red menace which threat- and brimstone of the Old Testa- Yes, you tell them, the battle
.ens Europe, and eventually, the ment come to cut down the tree is won. And you sigh as you wish
United States. of man? that all peoples had the mind of
If we conclude from this that We had rather think not. And it a 10-year-old.
war is inevitable, we are likely is well to remember that the Someday we. shall achieve our
to become bitter and .skeptical. black headlines staring every lasting peace. But it will not
Peace is perhaps short, but need morning from the daily newspa- come until all of us no longer de-
it be the butt of our jibes? Ben- pers are never representative of serve this epitaph written by Wil-
jamin Franklin, the great demo- the' times. Wars and troubles and liam Gilmore Simms, a little
crat and forerunner of Jefferson, hunger always assume a goodly known 19th century writer, for
once uttered these wise words: portion of printer's ink. But vir- himself:
"There is no good war and no bad tue is not news. The good in man "Here lies one who, after a
peace." is not unusual and is taken as a after a reasonably long life, dis-
We cannot doubt Ben Frank- matter of form. Goodness is not tinguished chiefly by unceasing
hin's axiom. But must there be news. Virtuous men, like happy labors, has left all his better
wars? Are men of such calibre nations, have no history. They works undone."

Bull Session By Odell Griffith

Perhaps it is possible that
transportation facilities for Uni-
versity students, especially at the
beginning and the ending of the
holidays, be so modified as to pro-
vide more efficient movement for
those of us using public convey-
ances for trips to and from
Florida, in a geographic sense,
is an elongated state. One could
pass through a handful of New
England states or several of the
larger middle states in the travel
time required to cover the dis-
tance from the Perdido to the
Keys. Gainesville is located, gen-
erally speaking, in a central posi-
tion. Yet, the bus service is poor
and train service for students, es-
pecially those living in \Viet- Flut-
ida. is almost impossible to ob-
Last week the iju6 ser%'vics witth
approval of the Florida Railroad

Commisison, of which Jerry Car-
ter is chairman, hiked their rates.
Yet, no justifying effort appar-
ently was made toward service
improvement. By no stretch of
the imagination can we see how
the rate increases could be con-
doned by the ptate controlling
agency without some pledge for
The University no longer is a
small institution with a few hun-
dred students. Transportation for
the thousands of students for the
coming, Christmas holidays will
be overloaded and in the aisle-
packed vehicles passengers who
paid for seats will stand for scores
of miles.
The students themselves could,'
by petition, ask a hearing on the
p''.or bui fadities and suggest to,
there railroad con'ti'ussion the need
fo-.r inrpi-.i service hete in
Gainesvili. it seems on'ily fan, ,t"
inh bas lom1vDantes are gainc to

continue to hike their rates with
approval of Mr. Carter's group,
that the students have a right to
ask for consideration.
Recently in Alabama, we rode
on a bus line which operated for
the benefit of students at a col-
lege with a thousand enrollment.
The company provided transpor-
tation from Birmingham to the
college every two hours., If the
bus lines in Alabama can make a
profit on such a small group, then
there is no reason why a similar
courtesy could not be extended to
the University of Florida with its
more than 8,000 students, at least
during holiday periods.
The University is entitled to
that service. And since next
spring o-il bre election peoriid, pei-
Ilaps rno'' iss the opportune tine
to remake 9uth a request to Mr.
Carter and haS fel':.'.' members
.:,f the state board.

IW SI f%4.

Official Newspaper of tite University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida
Published every Friday morning during lie year and entered as
second class mall matter, January "30, 1945, at the post office at Gaines-
villne, Florida, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1879.

Editor-in-Chief .......................... Pen Gaines
Managing Editor ...................... Ted Shurtleff
Business Manager ..................... Ken Richards
Executive Editor, Harold Herman; Associate Editors, Morty Freed-
man, Jim Baxley, Jack Bryan; News Editor, Eliin White; Copy Editors,
Duryee Van Wagenen, Alvin Burt; Features Editor, Marty Lubov; Music
Editor, Gerald Clarke; Office Manager, Anne BrumbY; Sports Editor, Bill
Boyd; Assistant Sports Editor, Jullan Clarkson,
John Bonner, Grady Bowen, Peggy Clayton, Bill Dunlap, Sandy Geer,
Hap Hazard. Bill Henry, Thomas Hicks, Barton Johns, Sam Krentzman.
Roger Long, Bob Lewis, Dot Martin, Jane Mayers, George Myers. Jack
Shoemaker, Hugh Stump, Lee Weissenborn, Fran White, Scotty Verner,
Dell Loyless, Doyle Rogers, Bill Pepper, Dan Marks, Jim Camp, David
Brayton, Robin Brown, Aline Brumby, Dewey Hutchins, Dale Everett,
Walter Apfelbaum, Jerry Sokolow, Bob Browder.
Sports: Leland Hawes. Tom MacDonaId, John Williford, Sanford
Sehnier, Bill Mor, Charles McGraw, Lacy Mahon. Jack Ledoux. Typists:
Holly Brumby, Margaret Marshall, Kitty Callahan, Joyce Moore, Clare
Singietary. Photographers: Harold Armstrong, Hank Weisenburger, Al-
vin Register and Carl Zart.
Ed Grafton, Assistant Business Manager; Rudy Thornberry, Advertis-
Ing Manager. Acting: Bill McCoy, Collection Manager and Merchandising
Manager; Robin Brown, Exchange Editor.
Bob Alexander, Bob Birt, Grady Bowven, Lamar Drake, Buzzy Fy-
volent, Ted Wthittner, Advertising Salesmen.
Steve Sirkin, Assistant Accountant; Everett Haygood, Kenneth
Meyers, Mechandising Assistants.

Reviews And Stuff By Gerald Clarke

Record Forecast
In all probability there will not
be a shortage of records, despite
J. C. Petrillo; but, of course, the
question is, whether or not you
are going to want to buy the
things offered. Because of all the
rush to record -as many songs by
as, many artists as possible, be-
fore the deadline of January 1
(Petrillo may make it sooner),
one thing seems certain to me.
The general quality of record-
ed music is not going to be up
to par, although par seems fair-
ly low right now. One recording
company alone has had 1,700
songs submitted to it for quick
recording. How, in such a short
period of time, can 4. reasonable
selection be made from 1,700 un-
familiar songs? Then, if a fairly
good selection is made, it is like-
ly that any particularly inspired
orchestrations will be made be-
tween now and deadline time? I
hardly think so.
Since it takes the expenditure
of thousands of dollars each .time
a recording session takes place,
it is not likely, even if Petrillo
settles, that record companies
will be able to afford to lose the
thousands of dollars already put
into these pre-dateline discs.
They'll -release them anyway and
we'll have to buy them, I sup-
pose. The prospect of finding
many good tunes in the crop
seems pretty small indeed.
Carnival Congrats
Certainly one of the most pro-
gressive moves made recently on
the campus is the executive coun-
cil's plan for a Spring Carnival. In
the bill proposing the Carnival's

creation the council says among
other things, "The Spring Carnival
weekend shall begin at noon on a
Friday after March 21st. The said
weekend shall end at midnight
Saturday." All of which provokes
memories of moving Thanksgiv-
ings, etc. So now the executive
council is leaving Sunday out of
the weekend-not that I had ever
considered Sunday a weekend es-
sential anyway think of the
out of the week-noble idea.
never was good for much on Mon-
day. Or-maybe Friday can be
eliminated by council edict-nobler
idea. always ready for a
weekend by Thursday.
Definition of a radio commer-
cial: a blurb in a gilded phrase.
Just a note in passing: Henry
V. much discussed movie in this
column, appeared in Tallahassee
the first part of this week-under
FSU sponsorship, we understand.
As reported in "Billboard":
among the presents for Princess
Elizabeth's wedding were two left
hind rabbit's feet with gold-plated
key chains and caps from Charles
Brand,- "the rabbit's foot king." If
Elizabeth and Phillip weren't
amused by that, there was some-
thing else in their gifts to keep
them entertained. United Manufac-
turing Co., Chicago, sent their
newest'model pin-ball game to
London by air express, timed to
reach the royal couple in time for
their honeymoon-never can tell
when' you're going to need a pin-
ball machine on a honeymoon.

Campus Opinions
0 Letters To The Editor

AIChE Feels A Bit Ignored
As a matter of curiosity, we would like to know. the proper chan-
nels through which a student organization can be assured of placing
an article in the Alligator. During the semester we have submitted
four items regarding activities of the student chapter of the American
Institute of Chemical Engineers. To date, a small part of one article
has appeared in the Alligator.
It seems to me that if the editor can spare six column-inches to
describe the rescue of a squirrel from a cat, he can profitably devote
at least two inches to an announcement of the chemical engineering
student plant trip. We realize that this touching squirrel article gave
another by-line to your news editor, and that the notice we submitted
was written by a poor engineer who never liked C-3 Writing Lab.
..... HOWEVER:
We wonder if other organizations have been given the old run-
around like the AICHE has? On your masthead you claim to be "Dedi-
cated to student interest." Are you?
David W. Spaulding, V-Pres.
We are glad to receive such a complaint and are more than
happy to give an answer, especially on your case. The Alligator this
year inaugurated for the first time a page with only clubs and organi-
zation news. We wanted to cover as many of these clubs as possible.
We assigned reporters to certain organizations, but your club kept
putting them off. We then placed a blank in the paper for all clubs
to fill in and return, so we could keep up with them. Only a few
But the special page that we set aside somehow developed the
desire on the part of the campus organizations to be represented. It
thus was the incentive we hoped for to hear from the clubs in order
to rightfully publicize them.
According to your statement, you have turned in four articles. We
can only account for three. You previously claimed that one was turn-
ed into a girl in the room. Our system has a basket for all incoming
copy. If an article does not come to desk, and is turned into someone
sweeping out the room maybe, we can not guarantee publication. The
next one was printed in the Homecoming Edition concerning a stu-
dent plant trip. Another one was turned in on Wednesday and we have
to admit that it was lost in the rush at the Sun office. It happened
to be' yours instead of another. We did not, however, receive any ar-
icle from you last week, as your club staten.
We are not biased. If you had an article last week, we could have
printed 10 or 12 inches, for last week's C-and-O page had to reprint
an article from another college paper to make ends meet. We needed
mor news from clubs. We are sorry about your lack of publicity, but
happy to know that you are anxious for space in our paper, after
you ran us down so much. Yes, we are dedicated to student interest.

Seminole Pictures Explained
Dear Pen:
Since the Alligator has not seen fit to tell the student body why
they cannot have another opportunity to have their photographs made
for the 1948 Seminole, I feel that I will have to tell them through
this letter.
Two weeks ago I suggested to the Board of Student Publications
that the Seminole Staff be allowed to keep the photographer here
for another week, due to the fact that the Alligator did not comply
with my personal request to place Seminole announcements on the
front page of the Alligator where the student body would be more
certain to read them. The Board decided that it would be impossible
for the Seminole photographer to remain on the campus another week.
I then suggested that a local photographer be engaged for additional'
sittings; this also was rejected.
The Seminole Staff regrets that this situation has arisen, but
feels that all within its power was done to afford the students of
the University an opportunity to sit for portraits for the 1948 Seminole.
Sam Murrell, Business Manager



"Your girl's spoiled, isn't she?"
"No, It's just the perfume she's

She was a good looking blonde,
and. when her tire went flat she
hailed a passing motorist. He
stopped: "Wonder if you'd help
a girl in trouble ?" she inquired.
He said, "Sure, Sister, what kind
of trouble do you want to get

Although she knows it's useless
When sitting she will seize
Her dress and make an effort-
To hide those 'pretty knees.
And I sit there puzzled, won-
If she honestly and true-
Doesn't want me to see them
Or make darn sure I do!

Mistress: "Did your husband get
badly hurt when he was hit by a
car, Liza?"
Liza: "Yassum. He suffered
from a conclusion of the brain."
Mistress; "You mean concussion
of the brain, don't you, Liza?"
Liza: "No'm, I mean conclusion
-he's daid."

An old maid's laughter: "He!
He! He!"

A girl with the "new look"
passed, and a freshman gave her
that age-old smile, for she was
attractive. The boy walked up to
speak, and the coed looked coyly

away in preparation for the usual
"What are you doing tonight?"
Instead, the freshman gazed at
the skirt swining almost to the
girl's ankles and said, "Would
you like my suspenders, M'am?"-
Miami Hurricane, Miami Univer-
.* *
"Young man, I understand that
you have made advances to my
"Yes, sir, I wasn't going to say
anything about it but now that
you have, I wish you could get
her to pay me back."

Hubby wandered in at 3 a. m.
after a glorious evening.
In a few minutes a series of
unearthy squawks howled out of
the radio.
, Wifie looked into the room and,
discovered him twisting the dial
back and forth frantically.
"For heaven's sake, what in the
world are you doing?" she ex-
"G'way, g'way. Don't bother
me," he yelled. "Somebody's lock-
ed in the safe and I've forgotten
the combination."

"Girls' faults are many,
Boys have only two.
Everything they say,
And everything they do."

"I love you-OUCH!"
"I love you-OUCH!"
The story, after checking;
Two porcupines
Upon the couch,

"Oh Percy, you're too slow."
"I'm afraid I don't grasp you."
"Yes, that's just the trouble."

By Morty Freedman

POT POURRI: The Seminole
staff of last year is having more
trouble-it seems they put in a
picture of Dean MacLachlan who
was acting dean last year while
Dean Leigh was sick, but forgot
to mention Dean Leigh himself-
tis said relatives are chafed
Jordan Ansbacher deserves credit
if his motives in promoting the
proposed "Campus Carnival" are
altruistic-but the plan itself,
from a practical point of view, is
as full of holes as -a sieve
Strangely enough, many campus
coeds (nice looking ones too) don't
have dates for this week-end's
Frolics Our regrets to Phi
Beta Kappa-they tried to rush
us but we had to explain that We
already belong to fraternity, and
anyhow the Phi Betas don't have a
house Orchids to President
Miller who's doing a top-notch job
of talking up the University all
over the state and familiarizing
Floridians with our part in the
state's progress ... Ex-Honor
Court Chancellor Herb Stallworth,
a former wielder of the gavel, is
now a maestro of the diapers-
it's a girl A well-deserved
pat on the back to Secretary of
Religious Affairs Conrad Denmr
.for his part in the formation of
the Student Religious Association
-an inter-denominational group
open to all students The ap-
pointment of D. R. (Billy) Mat.
thews as director of alumni af-.
fairs was a great stride-few men
have a better grasp of the alumni
situation and few have more
alumni friends.
Court Chancellor Dick Broome
tells us that .his hat '.'has been
in the ring all along" for the Ga.
tor party nomination as student
body prexy next Spring-Dick, a
former non-frat stalwart, is now
a pledge of Delta Tau Delta and
probably will have to vie with.
Sigma Nu's John Warrington for
the nomination .. Quentin Long
and Bill Scruggs won out as in-
dependent and fraternity co-chair.
man, respectively of the All-Stu-
dents Party-all is again serene
in All-Student ranks Student
Body Prexy John Crews is being
boomed by many of the home
folks up in MacClenny as a can.
didate for the State House of Rep.
resentatives from Baker County in
the next election-he's undecided
Herman Lee, former student
here and member of Florida Blue
Key will soon announce as a can-
didate for Stafe Comptroller -
Herman is presently recuperating
from an illness in the Lake City
Veterans Hospital Meanwhile
another candidate for Comptroller,
Senator Ed Fraser, who headed:
the three-man legislative commit-
tee which last year recommended
thousands of dollars worth of
new construction on the campus, is
making ft swing through the state
-Newt Lummus of Miami, who
had been expected to run for
Comptroller also, will not do so
-he's come out publicly in favor
of Frazer for the post Though
they're good friends, Secretary of\
Veterans Affairs Bob Ghiotto and
Secretary of Social Affairs C. J.
Hardee, both of the student body
cabinet, are the leading contend-
ers for the All-Student Party
presidential nomination in the'
Spring Harold Smith and
Dave Ramsey, both law school
students, will be running for the
post of county judge while they
are still in school this Spring-
Smith will be a candidate in De
Soto County and Ramsey iA
Liberty County.
Leigh, former Seminole business
manager while a student at the
University, and now the nation's
leading exponent of spectacular
advertising (airplane streamers,
lighted blimps, smoke ring-blow-
ing cigarette billboards, etc).
tells of the time he tried to sell
a British manufacturer on the
idea of a lighted blimp advertis-
ing his product over London at
night-the Limey's reply: "Would-
n't that be frightfully conspicu-

AS I See Em By Elgin White

(Editor's Note: White is hav-
ing a fine time each week trying
to begin a feud with one of the
other publications men. Profes-
sor Lowry is having a fine time
each week-setting his classes
to investigating White's columns
for possibilities of libel. Mean-
while, the subjects of his assort-
ed barbs of humor curl their lips
and look condescendingly upon
him. He's trying.)

Doggoned if we don't go from
one big weekend to another! Here
I am just getting over Thanks-
* giving and Fall Frolics is right
around the corner.
However, I'll tell ya right here
and now that you won't catch me
in that mob Friday and Saturday
nights, pushin' and shovin' against
each other for anywhere from
three to four hours. No sir!
Crowded? Why, there's gonna
be so many people in that old new
gym that you will be able to dance
all night with your feet never
touching the floor.
Nope, not me. I'm gonna leave
all the shindigging and shoe step-
ping to all the BMOC's on the
campus. Everyone knows what a
BMOC is, I suppose? They're the
guys with the looks, money, a car,
girl friends, a fraternity pin, and
a "D" average. However, don't
_get th" idea that all the BMOC'"'
have a E' a' r '.: N,-.r all ,..f
the-m -.,:,mi. ..t th-mi .re. 1niart.
Yiean PF-r' '.ame BMF-.1,
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Freedman is a BMOC. He's .

Of all the BMOC's on the cam-
pus, none of them quite measures
up in a lot of ways to a certain
guy I know. For professional rea-
sons, and the fact that he won't
be able to handle any more dates
this fall, I won't mention his name.
However, I am at liberty to say
that this fine young man is the
managing editor of the Alligator.
He comes from Clearwater. He is
very handsome, and besides that
isn't bad looking.
He is an ATO, and his initials
are T. S. Need I reiterate further ?
T. S. is majoring in journalism.
Other than that, he would like to
make newspaper work his life's
career. And speaking of journal-
ism, if anyone in that course
thinks that I have printed any-
thing libelous, they can go straight
to-Professor Lowry.
T. S. is a very modest boy. The
other night he was walking by the
house with one of his many, many
girl friends, and he asked her if
she would like to see his etchings.
Naturally, she answered yes, and
T. S. says, "Wait right here, and
I'll bring 'em out."
He isn't too shy about the ladies,
though. Down at the Alligator of-
fice' there's a regular path beaten
to his desk and that path wasn't
there until after the advent of
cau-eluctio-n or.n this camriu -.it-

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-i. ai ,r h. th: ni ght \\'.' i.:n
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a crowd! Besides that, there were
a lot of people there. Anyway, as
I said, we each had a girl and a
bag of popcorn upon entering the
stadium. When we left the sta-
dium, T. S. had the girls and I had
the bags. What a pal!
I mentioned that T. S. is a mem-
ber of the ATO. ATO means Alpha
Tau Omega, which, when trans-
lated, means Alpha Tau Omega.
Our hero seems to have difficul-
ties figuring out the problems of
life, at times. He can't for the
life of him figure out why a girl
should ge,t mad at him when he
speaks the truth. Just because he
told her she looked like a fugitive
from a laundry bag is no reason
for her to blow her top!
T. S. has a car. That car has a
license plate. And that license
plate is known in every small town
in this state. T. S. does his share
towards keeping the state high-
way patrol in business. Everybody
seems to like T. S. Wlhy. I don't
know. You just have to meet him
to appreciate him, that's all. But
I wouldn't wish that off on you,
you know. It's up to you, chilling.

swimming seems to be :a I"
out of season now, it's never out
of season when Esther Williamis
fills the screen with a bathing suit
full of feminine pulchritude. "This
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