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FRIDAY, JAN. 9, 1948

ChangedBooks J. S. Allen Named Ninety-Six Apts. Pr gress Of

In C-5Present UF Vice -President Finished As 152

Better Picture Former Director of Higher Education Loom Into View C continue, S
In New York To Arrive Feb. 1 '
Department Head Gives Total Will Bring Flaveti
Reasons For Switch Dr. John Stuart Allen, director Units Up To 624
In Texts of the Division of Higher Educa- J
tion of the New York State Edu- By Dell Loyless
oemker cation Department, has been nam- They say Santa Claus comes
B a Shoeaer oed vice-president of the University down the chimney but when he
various comments have come of Florida, President J. Hillis Mill- pulled into Gainesville a couple of
from dismayed students because er announced recently. weeks ago he had a new problem
d the deletion of certain books Dr. Allen will arrive with his on his hands. A neat trick if y.,u
from the C-5 Course. family on Feb. 1 and will assume ., can do it, he had 24 new apawt-
Te subject of dispute is the his duties in offices now being ments all gift wrapped for as
deletion of John Steinbeck's "In completed adjacent to Dr. Miller's many lucky married veterans-and
Dubious Battle" and Karl Marx' offices in Language Hail As vice not a chimnehappy families assured lot.
,Manifesto" and the substitution president he will assist Dr. Miller The happy families assured
of oesteres "Darkness at Noon" in the administration of the Uni-. Santa he could skip the formali-
and Mills' "Essay on Liberty." versity. '" 'ties and immediately started ov
som sdtheProminent in the field of phy- '- ing in the front door. The old boy
Some students have felt that i and astronomy, Dr. Allen is i liked what he saw so much he :de-
this deletion, which was thought the author of several textbooks .'. cided to stick around the $un-
to have been changed by outside and numerous articles and bul- o shine State for a month and make
pressure, might seriously hamp- letins. He is the author of "Atom, more Gator couples and their lit-
er and challenge their education- Rocks, and Galaxies" and "Astron- tle baby Gators happy by dishing
ai freedom. omy," and has published over 70 out some more of those much
"But," explains Dr. R. F David- articles on astronomy, higher ed- sought after apartments.
son, head of the C-5 Department, ucation and veterans education, 4' To date Santa has pulled off 96
"this is not the oase. The new and other works. jack pots in the form of apart-
books seem to many of us to give The forty-year-old vice-presir- ments and took time out long
a fg better and revealing picture dent served as an instructor in enough to advise your Alligatr
of the Russian view of life." astronomy at the University of reporter he will have raisEd
The revision of the course took Minnesota, and was an instructor the figure to 152 apartments ae -
place last Summer and has been and assistant professor of astron- fore heading back for his Artic
in effect during the Fall Semester. omy at Colgate University from, John Stuart Allen home. Since his production ached-
"It is the opinion of the instruc- 1932 until 1943, when he was ap- ule for next Christmas gets un- Retiring Business Manager Klein Graham is pictured getting off
tors now teaching the course, pointed dean of freshmen at Col- der way up at the North Pole on a good joke during the special convocation held yesterday in honor of
said Dr. Davidson, "that the new gate. tion, Dr. Allen served on many February first, his little job d lwr. his 41 years of service. Laughing heartily are (left to right) President
books are as good as if not bet- He was named a science con- important committees, including here will be finished up before Miller, Governor Caldwell and Board of Control Chairman Thomas
ter than the old ones." sultant in the faculty workshop chairman of the committee on then. Gurney. (Photo by Trent Rogers).
The C-5 Syllabus Committee of the Association of Colleges and approved schools for veterans for The 152 new apartments are
plHan to consider all comments Universities of New York State New York state; committee to are known as section three of FMa
an! if they feel that the deleted in June, 1941, and in 1942 was study history and functions, of vet III. John P. Lackey is the SOCIAL WEEKEND COMING UP
material is necessary, it will be named director of higher educa- the New York State Museum, and manager of the new section.
put back into the course. The C-5 tion of the New York State De- state coordinator, veterans edu- Santa was helped out on this
Course is more interested in the apartment of Education. cation council of the National little job by the state and PHA.
a.an Philosophy and the way As director of higher educa- Education Association. The units are completed on te Ball E ent W ill Star
this theory influences the human-
ities thaninthe political and interior for the most part with
economical sides of the issue. APPOINTMENTS GIVEN new materials including new cir-
Seculating heaters and hot water p
heaters. When the addition is fin-
Whe the aadditins fin draude Thornhill And Orchestra
wished up this month, there will
housing Scene P relim Registration For Second I and the three Flavet villages February 13-14 Set For Colorful
will boast a total of 624 units.
,ood For Men, Sem ester Closes Tom or Flavt III Is the largest housing mpus Festivities
Final plans for Florida's color- chestra, the two-day festivities
Poor Fore gistration ill Be fu annual Military Ball week- will feature a gala costume ball,
Act Registration Will Begin end, Feb. 13-14, are nearing com- a regimental review and core-
On January 26 pletion, blue-printing what prom- money, a concert, and the formal
Waiting List At Flavl l ises to be the top social affair of Military Ball. More than 10 i ra-
Village s Sti Preim ary registration for the to go home between semesters, for ogthe year, John Haley, chairman ternities, advanced ROTC cadets
second semester of the 1947-1948 they can make their registration of the Military Ball Committee and numerous independents will
Long One academic year must be completed, for the coming semester early also ent said this week. participate in the week-and jam-
accord ingoto a me e from the It is expected that next semester's Starring Claude Thornill, his boree.
t By Alvin Budrt registrar, by noon Satarday, Jan. period of registration for the indi- Thornhill, one oi the nation's
10, in Temporary Building vidual student will take approxi top juke-box favorites, will owing
The housing outlook for single Although actual registration wi mately a minimum of two hours, out in his hbeautm!til *"Snowfalk'
men students is not critical this not begin until Jan. 26, prelimi- not including the making of the Students who made NenW thC4e i]Vday er, g n regal
year but the situation for coeds nary registration has been going appointments Year's resolution to spend less Named tentatively the Campa ign
is,not very promising, H. C. Riker, on for the past week under the money this year will be interest- Crawl," the theme of the shindig
director of housing, announced direction of Richard H. White- ed to know there will be no rent a will be a parody 6n military life.
yesterday. head. Exam Applications increase this coming semester t Saturday morning the entire
Applications for housing during Because this. semester has seen for dormitory students., -m Eo ROTC regiment will stage an im-
the coming semester are proceed- the largest enrollment of students Applications for comprehen- Dormitory officials said the pressive full-dress review and
ing at about the same rate as in the history of the University of sive examinations to be taken future amount of rent at the A petition TauAlpha Nu, ceremonyon Florida Field At
last year at this time, when over Florida, it was necessary for a at the end of this semester present rate would be sufficient fo p club theaUniversit which regimental and unit ofn-
a thousand applications came in new system of registration to be must be made in the Office of to cover al expenses this coming Florida, for a charter in Xi Sigma sors will be presented and the
with an additional 100 applica- put into effect. This system con- the Registrar before 11:30 na. semester. Pi, national forestry honor fra- crack drill team will perform.
tions for accommodations from sists of making an individual ap- Saturday, Jan. 10. Applications Also no coeds will be housed eternity, has been approved by the Plans are being made for Air
new women students. pointment for every returning stu- are unnecessary in courses for on the unless the wear national fraternity, it was an- Corps-Reserve units to fly or-
To secure rooms for the new dent, so that his period of regis- which a student is registered. the famous combination and nounced here this week nation over the stadium to high-
girls the housing office will again traction wi not interfere with his More detailed information re-s on According to Charles G. Gelt, light the flag-raising ceremony.
urge the townspeople of Gaines- examination schedule. guarding applications is available have the title of Mrs.According to Charles G. Geltz, light ara eron
ville, to open up their homes for The first step in registration in the Registrar's Office. professor of the School of Fores- At 4:30 Saturday afternoon,
University students Most of the was fIor -every student to make try, faculty advisor to Tau Alpha virtuoso will sound off in the Uni-
new men students will be taken arrangements with the Office of Poster Contest Judges Nu and past national president of versity Auditorium for an hour-
care of by the permanent and the Registrar for a special time Ponder Over Many Xi Sigma Pi, date for installation long concert, while Saturday
temrary dormitories, but it may to registr.nting the a al f vreg- it orid ayhve, by of contest are t h e local chapter will be an- evening at 8:30 thude fThormal Mill-

tlt is heed that the ie e th exmseorarlyan ilbeable th ed I he econ meserr members ofeitr Hono Court and foref schoolsnof leading unt- rey ls lre o theo tSc aofther
be necessary to lace some of istration the students will have Entries Turned In bounced later try. A Navy veteran, Thornhill
them at the Air Bas. Tau Alpha Nu, which will be- and Blade, honorary military so-
STheNew Year ouoomek for vice from faculty me bears for chr John- PLANS BECOME REALITY going swin a traditional c eremo
married students is brightening a their personal curricular prob- Honor Court, has announced that honor f ter Ranger," that toured the Pacific
'itt. Ninety-six new apartment em p. oal Univ winners in the poster contest, ganized club with a membership Possibilities of an Army-sponsor-

little. Nines n e artmentx s ihA LLGA O t B right Future d tead bs dt c d
units have just been opened and The new system, it is hoped, will which closed Dec. 19, have not yet of 2 forestry students, and was ednaion-wie broadcast during
made available to the University's alleviate the confused conditions been decided upon. Quite a few organized here in 1938. the dance have been announced.
married couples. Bt, on the dark which remisulted from the large en- entries were received and "some Xi Sigma Pi is a national for- With the song-stylings of lovely
er sideof the view, there is still rolment at the first of the yearwere very good"ina- according to estry honor fraternity for under- vocalist Fran Warren, male song-
a waiting list of 1, tion regitration is opened will also hegis The possibmatelty that the Un- Broome. graduates which was organized in str Gene Williorchestra composnew 18-

a any SemfnIIIoes d e-ore noon, January 15, at the dents are expected for mte next PnleiS And Plant Of Florida Are mainly of musibmen who served
siring residence in Flav un office of the Board of Unihave rsity semesteof Florida may have, by Judges for the contest are the 908 and has local chapters in piece band, Claude Thornhills

Ir TO Be ISsued Examiners 43 ag Buiing. wn haoh e e of theseond she latter Going Along in Stride brings something new to the
It is hoped that the increased their exams early and will be able th nd of the second semester, members of the Honor Court and forestry schools of leading uni- re o n the top of the
turnover of occupancy in apart- a total registration of 9,500 for professor H. H. Holbrook. vrsities of the nation platter-piles throughout the coun-
e approximately 1947 er oon hours Saturday. Thethe 1947-48 academic year was try. A Numpeteran, Thornhilles,
e isd o asr o Is o predicted this week by niver- was the leader of the Navy's sea-
Will be greater and ma ney help al- J iare It snty Registrar Richard C e ohn- PLANS BECO E REALITY going swing aggregation, "The
leviate the situation some.RRet oson.

ton Van Hill, will be rn hand to the series: mathematics, physs, coeds numbered over 500. establish itself as one of the leading state universities the country of r epresentatives of the fra-cifi
arow the remaniing year booth s chemistry, biologial siene, so- The explainedO will publisiew theater in an "All-Star Show."
tours can not be relieved un d a general vocabulary test. In down of the registration figures completion of several permanent structure member of each of the
additional dormitories are con- prophesy was based on the num- by this group, Thornhill was per-
pes t c complete. Dr. Jon V. McQtak itty the geUni-eral for the coming semester-incady re- crowded cafeteria lines should be alleviated by conclusion of 19 sonally cited by Admiral Nimidets
vend of ter testy examiner, has announced cinged frhow many more girls are to wi final construction of the cafeteria wig. Expanded classrooms e
that Graduate Record Examina- to enter here. ampus popular and facilities will provide more leeway anresta.d congestion wll be some
S SThe registration is open. Register Approximainconvtey enient00 new stu- Wth an orchestra composed
bany em infoes before noon, January 15, at the dents are expected for the next Policies And Plant Of Florida Are mainly of musicmen who served
SLORoffice of the Board of University semester which Johnson says P tn and bodein under him in the y Thornhl

Sq e r 9 o s expansions, all part of at $825,000 project alsBody dance world with an uncommon
c A 12 in the mornings and from to ing that communication, of the first part of the arrangement of reed and brass
d from the Seminole office, there 4:30 in the ate Chemistryternons with no aft- year. sections. The keyboard king has
eminoles yet to be distributed uate Record examination is to be part of this school yea brosncluded for completion this year are: Sewage disposal plantke
ong students now in cho administered e to modernize sanitation faclties, valued at W$2&8,000. eg n a
Su t it o aon it, students must register before pus into a teeming boom town.E another fruitful 12 month hgr beutili as an ad-e ric us ed
oi o Veterans were responsible for Parallel to the development of the school'r s facilities during a of Rotary International, wg de-
sThle, aewcrcm nag T are e t gn about 55 per cent of the enroll- further progressive changes are in store. Traditions are being revamp- Responsible for planning and

Vepetsable and fruit urocessine' laboratory. $36,000 of new I aclil- of Rotary International, will de-

Florida Players and the de- knis, Larry Mansfield, Sanford Hicks, Rita Seetstedt, and Austin ties for modern courses in fruit and vegetable processing. liver the commencement address
Parent of speech wint present Schnler, Judy Courtney and Louis Callaway. Girls' Dorm Later to mid-year graduates of the Uni-
four one-act plays in P. Yonge Fields, Faculty advisers for the plays Not included for completion this year are the new gymnasium, versity of Florida at exercises
auditorium one "Freedom's Bird," under the di- are Dr. D. B. Dusenbury, Florida construction of which probably will not be finished until 1949, or the scheduled here Feb. 7, officials
ditorium tonight at 8:15 p.m. reaction of Leonard Mosby, stars Players' Dramatic director, and new women's dormitory, approved by the Board of Control, but not
The four plays, Stanley Hough- Sanford Schnier, Howard Clarke Professor D. W. Hooks. yet financed, announced yesterday.
to's 'The .Dear Departed," Robert Salisbury, Larry Mans- The production staff has Pat Coeducation, having been introduced the preceding year is slated Three hundred and twelve stu-
reedom's Bud," by Betty field, Milton Os; ins, Dolores O'Neal, stage manager; P e t e to gain momentum in 1948 and the current ratio of men to women dents will be candidates for de-
STid, by Betty Bobinsky, Charles Fitzpatrick, House, stage electrician; Jayne should become slightly more favorable-in favor of the former. grees, including 214 bachelors, 64
Out WBlan Saroyan's "Hello 'Morril Turk, Iris Bishop, Mary Crayne, properties and make-up; Coupled with Doctor Miller's policy of granting out of state admis- LLB's, 33 master's, and one pro-
Out There," and Anton Chekov's Cuningham, and Bernadine Bail- and Katherine Callahan, Lou sion, enrollment should hit a, new high. Out of state students, coeds fessional degree. The class will be
"A Marriage Proposal," are di- ey. Fields, Larry Senterfit, William included, will expedite the status of the university. Recognition and the largest mid-year group ever
rected by members of the Dra- Included in the cast of Saroy- Morrow, Robert Johnson, and Bill awareness of the school will be enhanced through such admissions. graduated by the University and
bat Pro bc s of the Dr an's "Hello Out There," direct- Plowden as assistants. Vets Will Leave will be the largest postwar class
"i Production course. Adai* ed by Stephen Sands, are Whit The four one-acts have a dis- The percentage of veterans on the campus will decrease as more to receive diplomas and degrees.
"Ton is free. Palmer, Rosemary Flanagan, Wil- tinct international flavor. Hough- of the ex-Grs are graduated or leave the university. With few ex- Dress for the occasion will be
"The Dear Departed," directed liam Morrow, and Eunice LeClerc. ton's play takes place in England, ceptions, the 1948 first-year student will be reminiscent of the pre- formal with all members of the
b Margaret Marshall, has in its Directed by Pat O'Neal, "A Chekov's in Russia, and Saroyan faculty wearing caps and gowns.
4 Mary Jane Miles, Lois Wat- Marriage Proposal stars Tom and Smith's in the Enited States. Continued on Page THREE Guernsey, whose Rotary duties


Many Present

At Banquet For

Klein Graham
By Dell Loyless
More than 200 guests gathered
at the Recreation Hall Tuesdar
night for a friendship banquet hon-
oring Dr. Klein H. Graham, retir-
ing business manager. -
During the evening it was point-
ed out that Dr. Graham's friends
had gathered not for a testimonial
dinner but rather as an expression
of sincere friendship by those who
have known him and hold him in
high esteem.
The banquet was opened with an
.invocation by Dean Townes R.
Leigh and the assembly was greet-
ed by Dr, J. Hills Miller. Fol-
lowing the dinner, the Florida Glee
Club sang several songs, followed
by the presentation of six humor-
ous skits entitled "Klein's
!F-rimei." Thl,' represented a day
iii the business office with the dif-
ferent scenes centered around
each of the six presidents of the
University Dr. Graham served un-
The skits were followed by a
tribute to Dr. Graham by Dr.
John J. Tigert. Dr. Graham was
then given a certificate of ap-
preciation for his services to this
community by Jess Davis, rep-
resenting the Gainesville Cham-
ber of Commerce. He also re-
ceived a book containing many
testimonial letters. Letters
from Governor Caldwell and
Senator Holland were read to
the audience. Tom Price then
presented Dr. Graham with keys
to a new Ford sedan which was
spotlighted outside the Recrea-
tion Building when the guests
left the banquet. The car was
a gift made possible by the vol-
untary donations of Dr. Gra-
ham's friends at the University,
this city and throughout the
In closing remarks, Graham re-
viewed briefly his 41 years at the
University and pointed out that
through all the trials of adminis-
tration of his office, the one ideal
that had remained uppermost for
him was his love for this Univer-
Willard Fifield was master of
ceremonies for the program.
Among other guests were Mrs.
Graham, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Tigert,
J. Hanson Markham, Col. Bland-
ing, L. K. Edwards, Sr., L. K. Ed-
wards. Jr., Leo Foster, Jay Hear-
in, Mayor-Commissioner H. W,
Gray, Paul Smith, M. R. Thomp-
son, S. B. Kennard, affectionately
known to alumni as "HTawkshaw,"
and a host of friends of Dr. Gra-
ham from throughout the state.

May Be Claimed
Several students who were re-
cent visitors at the Inflrmary
will probably be glad to know
that several items they left be-
hind when they departed are
still there. They include a bath-
robe, sweater ,a plaid shirt, and
a class ring.
If anyone who was in the In-
firmary recently has missed
these items among his belong-
ings, he can get them by proper

Auditorium Is Filled
In Paying Tribute

By Barton Johns
Florida has made real
progress in the extension of
curricula, Governor Millard
Caldwell told an audience
paying tribute yesterday to
retiring Business Manager Klein
H. Graham.
The Governor dervered the prin-
cipal address at a formal convoca-
tion honoring Dr. Graham, bus-
iness manager for the past 41
years. State officials, alumni, fac-
ulty, and student, body filled the
University auditorium to honor the
veteran staff member.
Needs To Be Met
Keynoting his address with the
statement that Florida has made
progress in the field of higher
education, the Governor however
cautioned that there were many
"pressing needs yet to be met."
He said that the state should
recognize its obligation to meet
legitimate needs In graduate and
professional education by pro-
viding courses outright or by
purchasing them by means of
some cooperative arrangement
with accredited institutions In
neighboring states.
'"The University will continue to
grow and we will need even more
facilities than have been provid-
ed," observed Caldwell. He added
that though real progress had been
made, "There is a strong demand
for training we do jot provide.
Full consideration must be' given
to the proposal that the states of
the South join in a cooperative ar-
rangement under which adequate
schools in each of such exceptional
fields be provided."
Training In Right Thinking
Stating that the vital objective
of education should be to graduate
men and wvonmen trained- in right
thinking and living, prepared.i to
accept a responsible role in society,
to'acknowled.e the debt they owe
to the community, state, and na-
tion and to become active in be-
half of the causes designed to con-
tribute to the welfare and progress
of mankind, the Governor com-
mented that Florida's record is
worthy of note.
He said, "The fact that our
schools rank fairly well in the
country is of little comfort, we can
and should have the best."
Caldwell listed the six most
pressing needs of higher educa-
tion in Florida as: (1) Mainten-
ance of a quality of work that
will meet the highest standards&
(2) Maintenance of proper con-
ditions under which serious stu-
dents may carry on their work
effectively and economically
without providing surroundings
sometimes referred to as "Coun-
try Club College Life;
(3) Provision of physical
plants adequate for the state's
educational program; (4) pro-
vision of adequate guidance for
young people in high school and
higher institutions through a
program of coordination of In-
struction with that of personal
Continued on Page THREl

New Equipment
Topic Of Officer
At ASME Meet
Experimental aircraft and new
equipment now being tested and
developed by the Air Force will
be discussed by Lt. Col. William
W. Gilchrist in a talk sponsored
by the American Society of Me-
chanical Engineers in room 108 of
the Agriculture Building at, 7:30
p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
Lt. Col. Gilchrist, Public In-
formation Officer of the Air Prov-
ing Ground Command at Elgin,
Field, is expected to cover much
that will be of interest to
the members of 'the Air Force
ROTC and local reserve units, and
to all who served with the Air
Forces during the war.
An invitation to attend is ex-
tended to all by the ASME.


xy Will Give Address

Graduating Students
took him to the Far East several Scouts, YMCA and the Children's
months ago, will speak at the Home Society.
University following a lengthy As a prominent figure in the
United States trip this month and work of Rotary International,
preceding a trip to England, Eu- Guernsey has served officially in
rope and South America, sched- local groups since he assisted in
uled for March. the organization of the Orlando
A resident of Jacksonville, and Rotary Club in 1920; has served
vice president of the Gulf Life as a district governor, and been a
Insurance Company, Guernsey is member of countless committees
a former chairman of the Florida and boards. One of the most out-
Citizens Committee on Education, standing of these was the boys'
former state president of the USO, work committee of which National
and a member of the governor- Boys and Girls Week is an out-
appointed five-man State Road growth.
Department. As president of Rotary Interna-
He currently serves as a direc- tional this yera, Guernsey heads
tor of the State Chamber of Com- a group of clubs in 77 nations with
merce, vice president for Florida a total membership of 306,000
of the American Life Convention, men.
and actively serves on local boards A list of the graduates will ap-
of such organizations as the Boy pear in next week's Alligator.


Gov. Addresses

Gathering For

Doctor Graham



Glee Club Will PRAISES FLODA Mural 'Over Hill, Over Dale'
Chairman Of C-5 Is Author 5Deaters
Give Concerts In f aok About Phs or Have Finals In ..., I

Central Florida R. F D hilo Union Tonight
Dr. R. F. Davidson Writes First English *
"Ambassadors" Slated To ork About Rudolf Otto SAE Faces Fletcher K
Appear Before Schools Rudolf Otto's Interpetation of With A. A. Hopkins
And Cypress Gardens Religion" is the title of a new several years gathering and ar- Trophy At Stake
The University of Florida Glee book recently written by Dr.. Rob- ranging material. ':
club will present the first concert ert F. Davidson, chairman of the Dr. Davidson is well qualified By Dave Brayton d-. 1
of the 1948 season during a tour C-5 department. to wirte such a study as Rudolf Finals in the intra-mural debate ^ ^ 11"-u,.
Otto's Interpretation of Religion program will be held tonight in
In Central Florida this month. Published by the Princeton because he received his PhD de- Florida Union Auditorium at8:15po win- "
The 262nd concert of the Glee Club University press, the book is the gree from Yale in the general when Sigma Alpha Epsilon, win- ... '!-. ._
will be presented in the Winter first to be written in English field of religion and philosophy. ner of the fraternity league, will
Haven aigh School Auditorium the about the work of the great Ger- In addition, he has studied abroad meet the independent loop, win- ... '-* ".
High School Music Department.ed by the thinker, at Oxford and other universities ner, Fletcher K. "
A concert will be presented in Rudolf Otto was a German phil- in the United States. Before com- SAE, represented by Bill Bost- Up trails, through valleys, over mountain passes, Garor students
the Haines City High School Au- osopher, dead only about 10 ing to Florida, Dr. Davidson wick and Sumpter Lowry, will struggle to classes. ope, the Univer mousn't located in the Himalayaor students
ditorium on January 17th, spon- years, who achieved wide acclaim taught at Ohio and Missouri and take the affirmative side of the uggle to classes. he building program that caused the untohe Himalaya,mount
scored by the High School Music with his books on religion, did special work in general edu- question: "Resolved, that the Hon- s mountain climbing that's pictured here. ome student even ug- o
Department. Though Otto was a professor for cation at the University of Chi- or System should, be abolished at
The "Ambassadors of Good-Will" many years in the leading univer- cago. the University of Florida," while gested a. course in mountain climbing.
will be guests of Major Norna- cities of Germany, he never either Wants To Write Another the independent team composed
bell at Bok Singing Tower in a actively supported or opposed After a year-and-a-half at the of Earl Faircloth and Robert For- .
noon recital Saturday. Anton Nazism. University of Florida, Dr. David- ney will oppose them. I
Brees' concert program will in- Was To Visit Him son says he is convinced this Speeches Lengthened n iler t iv
elude he University of Florida In writing this scholarly book, school has one of the best 9ys- In the finals the constructive
Alma Mater and special numbers Dr. Davidson studied Rudolf Ot- teams of general education in the speeches will be lengthened from
requested by members of the Glee to's works both in translation country. Though kept busy as eight minutes to 10 nnuti -n 5
Club. and in the original. He also had head of the C-5 department, he rebuttals will be five minutes in- L IiIr
The week-end tour will include correspondence with Otto himself hopes to find time to write a stead of four
an afternoon at the Chalet Su- and had intended to visit him in book on philosophy that would in- Victor in the finals will receive
zanne, where the group will wit- Germany, but due to his death, crease its popularity, the A. A. Hopkins Memorial
ness a water show exhibition, the plan never materialized. -Although his book has just Award which is being offered by One Of Two Universities In South

Sunday the male chorus from Though several articles have ap- been published and widely cirou- the Debate Society in honor of To Receive Historical Reels
the University of Florida will peared about Otto's thought, no lated, copies will begin appearing the late Professor A. A. Hopkins receive isrical ReeS
climax its trip with a visit to book had ever been published in soon in libraries throughout the who did so much for the Florida One of two institutions of higher Baringer, Lincoln authority and
Cypress Gardens where they will English, and Dr. Davidson spent country. forensics program. The trophy learning in the South to receive a associate professor at the Uni-
be guests of Dick Pope. Here sev- will be a rotating award, ,and will full set of microfilms of "The Ro- versity of Florida, who has made
eral section will be given in POPULAR ORGANIST BACK be permanently housed in Flori- bert Todd Lincoln Collection of a preliminary investigation of the
the Gardens by the grotip. da Union with the winning team's the papers of Abraham Lincoln," contents, the documents contain
nameMur Retu From engraved upon the pylon, the University of Florida is rapid- much historical material of value
.ri ,ee Tournam ent r -o'70 Participants ly becoming a center for research to students not primarily interest-
Bridge Tournament rns The 1947 intra-mural debates in the life and time of Abraham edin Lincoln.
a on included some 70 participants Lincoln.
V acataronThursdwyY orkfrom the fraternity and indepen- Comprising 194 volumes of let-
To Start Thursday dentctionfactions. The majority of ra- terms, ostof which were sent to s
Florida's first annual intra- Sunday Afternoon Program Of Recitals program along with several inde- political pa
mural bridge tournament will be- Are To Be Resumed, pendent groups. ers in microfilm form fill 99 reels, e n Sau a
gin Jan. 14 at 7 o'clock in the H. P. Constans, head of the of which five reels are index Saturda v
recreation hall, Bill Rion, director By Roger Long speech department, will act as guides 7
of Florida Union, announced this Claude Murphree, who has re- announces the following program chairman of the final debate and Opened to the public by the Li- A Charlie Chaplin Film Festival
week. Sponsored by the Florida cently returned from a 12-day va- to be played ni the University will make the presentation of the brary of Congress in Washingto will be held in Florida Union Au- d
Union and the Inter-Fraternity cation trip to New York City, cites auditorium Sunday at p. m.: ward to the winning team on July 26, 1947, 21 years afterditorium Saturday night at 7:30
Conference, the contest will be a few outstanding examples from Thou Art My Rock, Mueller: the death of Robert Todd Lincoln, p.m. There will be six reels of
highlighted by the presentation of the season's best. Two hymn preludes, Edmundson; the collection had been previously fun and laughter which will in- C
a trophy to the winning frater- Among the musical comedies he Lead Kindly Light, Schmutz, Re- I *lt studied only by John G. Nicolay de "MakProfessin g a Living His
nity. thought "Allegro" was tops for its joice,' Pure in Heart, Diggle; U IVerSa M ita ry and John Hay, Lincon's wartime New Profession," "Getting Ac-
Each fraternity has been asked outstanding musical score, while American folk hymn, Murphree; secretaries and official bi quainted," 'The Knock-Out," and
to turn in six names at the Flor- "Brigadoon" ran a ,good second Noel, D'Aquin; Siciliano and Ada- Training Topic Of ers ficialiograph- The Rounders."
ida Union desk by Saturday. Four with well-presented ballet. Others gio, Bach; Scherzo, 5th Organ So- Constituting the largest sin Also on the program will be ai
of the names submitted will play which were notable were "Annie nata, Guilmant; Romanza, Purvis; Ln eaker collecton e largest sgle 16 minute "March of Time" film
and the remaining two will be Get Your Gun"and "Finian's Rain- chorale, A inor Franck. gin collection Lincoln material on Palestine.
alternates bow." All students and friends are in-nck. existence, the papers contain sev- This campus-wide Charlie Chap-
Up to the present time only four Highlighted among the pure vited to attend. "Universal Military Training" erl diments on Florida history. lin film Festival, sponsored by the
fraternities have turned in their dramatic presentations was "Me- will be discussed by John Selle, ri a i the collection con- Hillel Foundation, will be follow-
entries. All others are asked to dea," a free adaptation from the Gainesville attorney, at 7:45 p. sits mainly of petitions addressed ed by a general reception in the
do so as soon as possible. play by Euripides, which was .im- m. Monday, Jan. 12, during the to the President in regard to Flor- Hillel house at 128 College Park
pressive chiefly because of the Mmeeting of American Legion Post ida government during the war. In Avenue.
intense acting by Judith Ander- No. 157, which begins at 7:00 every case the petitioners were
Stroh Talks On son. George Bernard Shaw's "An- o'clock in Room 209, Florida Un- residents of east Florida, who had T
S A thony and Cleopatra," with Kath- on. arrived from the North at the out- NOTICE
Lens At M eeting erine Cornell, made an outstanding Selle was a guest speaker at break of war, and who held federal Gene Krupa, the world's most
evening of pageantry but a poor r the Legion's Fourth District Con- office or were ambitious to do so. famous drummer-man and his or-
Oscar Stroh's talk on the tech- comparison with the more easily i I VI ference Jan. 4 in Gainesville. Most of the petitions were issued chestra will be starred at a dance
nical aspects of camera lens Mon- enjoyable "The Heiress," with The local Legion post will start from Wasington or New York, sponsored by the Tri-Vets Club of
day evening highlighted the last Wendy Hiller and Basil Rathbone. circulation of a Universal Military rather than from a Florida loca- Jacksonville on Jan. 15.
meeting for this semester of the Into the classical category, Dr. Ft. Pierce Citrus Man Training petition this week on tion, and the maximum number of
University Camera Club. Murphree placed an all-Beethoven Was Active While campus, and will continue it for signers obtained for these was
Campus-wide photograph con- program seen 'at Carnegie Hall. two weeks, nine.
test and exhibition sponsored an- The operas, "Louise," featuring On Campus According to Dr. William E.
nually by the club is the most im- the new American singer, Dorothy
portant business at the present Kirsten; "Taunhauser" and Mas-, Dan McCarty, Fort Pierce busi- Bennett
time. A commiteA with Harold senet's "Manon," cobnsieredr by nessman an U. of F. graduate, Bennett 1amed
Armstrong, chairman, is formu- many to be the best 'in the French yesterday officially announced his IRC President Calls
lating plans and rules for the con- school of opera, completed Dr. candidacy for governor of Flor- ToHead ATO For High Attendence L'
test. Awards are to be given for Murphree's program in the mu- ida. t Doyle- Rogers\ International
the best photos. sical vein. McCarty while here at the Uni- In an election Wednesday night Relations Club president, urges BILL'S S SHP
Resuming his Sunday afternoon versity was activein campus af- Alpha Tau Omega chose Morrow all members to be present at i SHOE SHOP
organ recitals, Claude Murphree Blue Bennett, Jacksonville, to succeed portant business meeting of the Gainesville's Best Shoe
Key. He received his degree in ag- Bob Pearson, Tampa, as president club Monday night at 8 p.m. in
Tri-Vets That riculture here in 1934 after which of the fraternity. Bennett pre- Florida Union. REPAIR SHOP
Club Ace' Cl P entered the citrus business. viously was vice-president. Election of officers for the see- 118 GARDEN
Club Drummer Ag U S an He waselected busto Legislature Other officers elected were Rob- ond semester will take place
Presentsrdination representing St. Lucile County in ert Louis Green, Lake City, vice- and other urgent business will be Around The Corner From Lovett's
Coordination197, 199, and 1941, and was president; and Earl Jeter Sanford, transacted.
197, 91 was secretary.
T i A v speaker of the House in 1941, the Remaining officers of ATO will
"When a senior at the Univer be voted upon the first meeting We Offer A Complete Beauty
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cerned be invited to membership Cooper, Colin English, and Tom of your courses highighted home 344
in the Ag. Club and that the Watson. Other expected candi- and packed .into a nmthell
Ag. Club serve as the coordinating dates are Walter Rose, William for quick thorough review!
unit. Shands and Fuller Warren. As4 see the amaus
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Marlow White, Inc.; Jacksonville The Ag. Club also voted to sup- Other guests wiln be Walter J. o
Music Co.* E. H. Ringer, Abe port and encourage the reectiva- hersy, de a the colle oeIR
.. r-- er publication. Gardner, attorney for the Florida ...
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Board Outlines Plans

Students Needed To Speak Before

Their Home Town High Schools

By Elgin W'hite
Important steps have been tak-
en by the University Public Re-
lations Board in its drive to send
student speakers to high schools
throughout the state for the pur-
pose of informing graduating high
school seniors about the Univer-
Principals of the high schools
throughout the state are being
contacted via letters for a specific
engagement for the student speak-
A fact sheet, condensing infor-
mation received from various
sources on the campus, has been
completed and is now in the pos-
session of an outline committee,
whose purpose and duty is to form
a general outline for the student
speakers to use as a basis for their
It was announced by PRB of-
ficials that although the com-
mittee that Is sending letters to
the principals is laying the
groundwork for contact with
the high schools, it Is suggested
tthat the speakers who are cho-

Warren To Speak

Here On Forestry

Fuller Warren, prominent Jack-
onville lawyer and noted poli-
ical figure in Florida, vill speak
n the problem, "The Future of
Forestry in Florida" in the Uni-
ersity auditorium Tuesday at
:30 p.m.
The address will be made un-
ler the auspices of the Forestry
Club here at the University.
Morris McClure, president of the
Club, urges all the members and
other friends who are interested
n the subject to attend.

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high school contact the prince.
pal of that high school them.
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meeting, probably the last before
the speakers embark upon theis
tours, on the 20th of th of this mont
PRB members stated that they
are going to endeavor to have a
model speech made by a profess,
from the speech department for
the benefit of the student speak.
There are 112 high schools on
the mailing list for speeches, which
leaves many high schools not rep.
resented among the 50-odd appli-
There is a need for more
speakers, and the PRB requests
that all students, male or fe-.
male, who desire to make these
Speaking tours send In their,'
names to the Alligator office
as soon as possible.
It is suggested that. the student.
speakers, in addition to speaking-
before the high school audience,
contact various civic clubs or
alumni associations that may be,
interested in facts about the 'Uni:

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By Peggy Clayton
In response to requests for fur-
tier organization of alumni clubs "... _
r0ughout the state, letters have
ben received by D R. Matthews, .!'.'
systary of alumni affairs, from
newly organized alumni groups
i several Florida counties.
,The most recent additions are, -'
tue Belle Glade Alumni Club .. .
tcch formed Dec. 19 with 12 '
Jnabers who elected Jack L ..'.
Jouhnson president; and the Brow-
ard County Club, organized Dec. .'
18 ,th 28 members. No offi- |
rs have been elected yet. .-
In Tampa C. J. Hardee, Sr. is -
working with Lamar Sarra on
organizing an Alumni Club in
that city early in February. The
West palm Beach Club has sent
in 16 paid-up memberships. This
new group has not elected its of-
Officers have been announced
for two clubs which are already
organized and functioning. The:
officers of the Lake County Club When in St. Peters!
ate Bryan G. Anderson, Eustis, of Commerce convention
president; and John F. Cherry, Wright, for 15 years Di
ieeburg, secretary treasurer- and now a Miami Public
The following officers have been vention cameraman.
announced for the Marion County
Club; Graham Rose, president;
and Robert H. Baer, secretary- HE LIKES TO EAT
treasurer; Peggy Clayton Alumni
Matthews has stated that Law Stud
hopes the first issue of the Alum-
Magazine will be published in Defen
e Spring of the year, but until IS
then all of the contacts will have
to be made through correspondence Libert
and the Alligator. Reb

Local Artist Will

Exhibit Work Here
The University's Humanities de-
partment will present a show of
water colors by Dr. Robert Car-
son in the Carnegie Room, Room:
114 Building "E", beginning Tues-_
day at 1:30 p.m.
The show will run for two weeks
and will be open to students and
the public from 1:30-5:30 every
Dr. Carson a member of the
Humanities staff, is a self-taught
water colorist and has been do-
ing many water colors on Flori-
da scenes for the past few years.
Some have already been accepted
for showing throughout the state.
A private invitational showing
will be held for University offi-
cials and members of the C-5
department Monday, at 7:30 p.m.

Continued From Page ONE
and vocational guuance; (<5)
Promotion of a substantial pro-
gram of research in all major
fields of interest to the people
of Florida; and (6) Promotion
of a program of graduate and
professional education -that will
meet the legitimate needs of the
Pays Tribute
He paid tribute to the service of
Dr. Graham, saying that "his re-
markable career as business man-
ager of the University demands
special attention and emphasis.
His has been a major contribution
to the rapid and sound develop-
tlent of the institution."
Participating in tributes to Dr.
Graham were Gainesville's May-
or-Commissioner, Henry Gray;
University Student Body Presi-
dent, John Crews; Alumni Asso-
'elation President, Judge A. S.
Herlong; Dean H. Harold Hume,
for the faculty, and Board of
Control Chairman J. Thomas
Dr. Graham, in reply to the tri-
butes, expressed his appreciation
to the numerous organizations,
Boards of Control, state officials,
students, alumni, faculty, and par-
ticularly his office staff, for their
cooperation, interest, and loyalty
to the cause of education through
his years as business manager.
,He said that he cherished the
privilege that had been his to serve
the University as a "particular
privilege" and would continue to
lold in high esteem the progress
and growth of the university of
Vhich he had been a part.



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By Lee Weissenbb
The defense of his nati
land paid off to Harold
a senior law student, w

swift in his attack up
article in "Liberty Maga
Ted Shane which explain
I Hate Southern Cookinl
Although he was only
many who disagreed
Shane's contention that
ern cooking is greatly o
ed, Smith was except
that he received a $10(
for his 1,000 word rebutt
article will appear in thi
issue of "Liberty."

Just Convention Publicity

y Will Print Smith's
buttal On Attack i S f
rn "Obviously attempting to slur uni ersiIy IAIletic
st one of the Southland's most cher-
yesouth- ished traditions, Shane left him-, Officials| Sff
S. Smith, self open to criticism," explained y l
vho was the burly defender of "Mom's
a recent cooking. "I like to eat," he boast- y i fl
.zine" by ed proudly, "and five years in the n i g I Y
ed, "Why Army convinced me that there's
nothing like a good old home-cook- Six members of the Univer
one of ed southern-style dinner." of Florida staff are this week
1 i t h Smith, who entered the Univer- tending a series of national
South- sity in 1935, returned to the Uni- letic meetings in New York Ci
over-rat- versity in 1945 after five years in Representatives to the Nati
tonal in the Army, and will be graduated Collegiate Athletic Association
0 check from Senior Law School this June. be President J. Hillis Miller, D
al. The Among other honors, he was re- Dennis K. Stanley of the Col
e March cently selected for the University's of Physical Tducation, Health
Hall of Fame. Athletics, and Head Coach

Bright Future
Continued From Page ONE
war "frosh." In conjunction, the hazing and traditions of old may well
be reinstated, or at any rate gain in popularity.
The Gator eleven, after emerging from the 1947 season with
almost an even split should continue to a more favorable record
next fall. With most of the 1947 roster in their sophomore year,
the same squad is due to-comprise the 1948 team. Only this year
it will be a more experienced team, a closer knit team, a squad
having tasted blood the previous year and anxious for even more
this one.
Academically, the University will gain momentum in its new of-
ferings. For the most part the greatest strides will be taken by the
Graduate School. The doctorate is being offered and is now fully pro-
gressing in the fields of Economics, Psychology, English and. History.
Course offerings in all schools and departments will be designed to-
ward progressive aims.
Things Realized
1948 will at last be the realization of some major expansions
planned when the University found itself compelled to expand. Under
the guidance of Dr. Miller it will continue to develop under its initial
impetus. The name Florida will one day mean more than a resort
area to the nation. It will be the site of a great State University.

Alumni Groups

Springing Up

All Over State

Alumni Magazine Due
In Spring; Other
Plans Underway


J. MacNeil, band manager, has
announced that the band is plan-
ning to play for the Gasparilla
Festival in Tampa.

f Shakespearian
Plays Slated

The Department of Speech
and the Division of Language
National Classic Players in a
B matinee performance of "The
C lT Merchant of Venice" and an
o u evening performance of "Mac-
beth" on Tuesday, Jan. 20, in
the University auditorium.
Federal Works Agency Ticket sales begin Jan. 13 at
the Florida Union. Watch pa-
Aids In CampuS pers for further information.
Building Program

While all loyal Florida men and Fighting Gator Band
women were enjoying their r f
Christmas spirits& construction Cfi sueSfUl
was going right ahead on campus. t Un
It was easy enough for stu- Year At lUniversty
dents to see the new roofs going
up over the infirmary, chemistry Members Traveled
and cafeteria additions but tuck-
ed away on one section of campus Over 2200
is another big job that is showing Miles
real headway. The new engineer- The University of Florida Fight.
ing machine shop building, a re- ing Gator Band has just complete.
utilized 37,000 square foot all ed another successful season play
metal hangar, has been moved ing at Gator football games
here for reerection from Clewis- throughout the South. The band
ton. has traveled over 2,200 miles play.
Federal Works Agency is do- ing before thousands of specta
ing the job and, in addition to do- tors.
nating the building, is spending. The musicians in their snappy
$191,000 to turn it into one of the orange and blue uniforms hav(
finest shop facilities in this sec- never failed to present the audi
tion of the country. The new ence with a spectacular half-time
building, located immediately performance. In order to present
west of the ROTC building, will this entertainment the band has
be completely utilized by the Col- practiced five days a week after
lege of Engineering. classes. I
Other schools othe niversit Climax of the season was th
Other schools of the University New Orlekns game where the mai
will also benefit from the new New Orleans game where the main
ilfreed in half time attraction was a hug
building. Space will be freed in "F" spelled in oranges by the mu
Benton Hall to 'the Department sicians jilst, before they left th
of physic ties fo r field. The band has played for al
proved physical facilities for that of the home games, the Gato:
department. The new building Growl, pep rallies and the loca
will enable the Engineering Col- Christmas parade.
lege to utilize more of the large With the concert season just be
amount of surplus properties do- ginning the band is preparing for
nated to that school by various various concerts which will be giv
government agencies. en this snrin.

Goldman Elected .-
TEP Chancellor D
Aaron Goldmanj Ocala, was -''. "
elected chancellor of Tau Alpha '.:
Chapter of Tau Epsilon Phi social
fraternity in an election held this /
week. 0
Other new officers of the fra-
ternity are vice-chancellor, Leon-
ard Sacks, Daytona Beach, bur- d '
sar, Leonard Frankel, Jackson-i i
ville; scribe, Stan Tate, New York. .
Robert Glasser and Charles .. ----
Weinstein of Miami Beach were "Dentyne Chewing Gum!"
elected wardens; Herman Shon-
brun, Tampa, chaplain, and Har-
ry Schine, Leesburg, Harold Holtz- "Well, rub my eyes-if I'm dreaming of delicious
berg, Ft. Pierce, and Art Liebovit, Dentyne Chewing Gum, don't wake me up!-I'm
West Palm Beach, are new mem- all et for that keen, clean taste-and do I like
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Julius Bearman, Miami Beach, Dentyne Gum-Made Only y Adam
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Wolf. Dean Stanley will also meet
with the College Physical Educa-
tion Association.
Coach Wolf and Line Coach Ted
Twomey are to attend the meeting
of the American Football Coaches
Association, of which Coach Wolf
is a member of the rules com-
Track Coach Percy Beard, a
member of the advisory council
of the National Collegiate Track
Coaches Association, will partici-
pate in discussions aimed at an
agreement of NCAA and AAU
track rules, and to consider add-
ing some Olympic events to na-
tional collegiate track. champion-
Director of Sports Publicity Joe
Sherman will attend the national
sports meeting of the American
College Public Relations Associa-
tion and will chairman a panel
devoted to -the problem of col-
legiate sports photography.

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More than

meets the eye...

One look and you'd say that a great deal of
Work lies ahead before this new telephone
central office is completed. That's true. But
already, much of the job is done!
For months telephone men have been
hard at work-in offices and in the field.
One group has carefully studied business and
population trends and has forecast the tele-
phone needs of the community for years to
come. Another has determined the amount
and types.of equipment that will best meet
these needs. Still others have found ways to
make this new equipment a part of our
world-wide communications network.
At our Western Electric plants the tele-
phone equipment-the switchboards, fru mes
and switching mechanisms, the cable, wire S
and relays--has been scheduled and is al-
ready being manufactured.
All this and more before the ground was
The telephone business is a constantly ex- x-
panding business in which thousands of
college men are finding interesting and re-
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Footlight Favorites To

Appear Here Jan..22

Four Distinguished Artists Will Offer
Program Of Popular Classics
By Barton Johns etta, musical comedy, concert and
Footlight Favorites will be pre- radio.
sented here Jan. 22, at 8:15 in As the Footlight Favorites, the
the University auditorium as the
third in a series of outstanding
Lyceum Council programs. Uni- p -.. fr.
versity students will be admit- :--.. ,'..
ted free. Tickets arrs ge for '-,'. '
the public will'be announced next "
week, said Tom Henderson, Ly- /
ceum president.
Richard Bonelli, Edward Kane,
Eleanor Knapp, and Adelaide Ab-
bot, are the four artists appear-
ing here. Miss Knapp is appear-
ing in place of Lucielle Brown- -'itiit. .l
. ing. The four have distinguished
- themselves in all fields of musical
. entertainment-grand opera, oper-





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young artists offer a program of
enduring popular classics--quar-
tets, trios, duets, solos, tunes both
old and new. The melodies sung
range from '"The Merry Widow"
to the latest Broadway smash
IMehard Bonelli, baritone,
grek up in Syracuse and stu-
fled music at the University
there. He is as well-known to
audiences of the San Francisco
Opera Company and the Chicago
Civic Opera as he is at the
Mertopolitan Opera Association,
where he celebrated his tenth
anniversary in 1942.


Clubs And Organizations


On Palestine

Campus Professor Is
Leading Authority
Professor Paul Hanna, cited by
Bartley Crum, author of Behind
the Silken Curtain, as the out-
standing American authority on
the Middle East, will discuss the
Palestian situation at the Hillel
House, 128 College Park, Satur-
day 4 p.m.
Hanna will give his interpre-
tation of the U. N. action in
granting partition and creating
separate Arab and Jewish states.
He will also explain other plans
of settling the disputes as ad-
vanced by several Jewish poli-
tical parties in Palestine, notably
that of the Hashomer Hatzoir and
their plan of a bi-national state,
which may observers feel will be
the choice of Palestine within the
next few years.
Hanna will also go into a dis-
cussion of the current problems
in Palestine, describing his im-
pressions of both Arab and Jew-
ish military strength. This is the
second in a series of cultural pro-
grams on Zionist topics sponsored
by the Florida Chapter of the In-
tercollegiate Zionist Federation of
America. All students are wel-
come and urged to attend.
Further information concerning
the Palestine situation will be
presented at the Florida Union
Auditorium Saturday at 7:30 p.
m. when the March .of Time film
on Palestine will be shown.

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Mortar and Pestle Christmas party at the P. K. Yonge auditorium
was highlighted with the presentation of awards to various deserving
students. Here (top) Carl H. Fuhrer (left) receives an award from
Professor P. A. Foote. (Bottom) Professors attending .showing off

their newly-acquired "Christmas
cigar, and other trinkets are from
Shoes Becker, L. G. Gramling, P. A. Foot

ebuit Mortar And Pc

The Gives Awards
Mortar and Pestle, honorary
'CtOry pharmaceutical society, held its
annual Christmas party at the
P. K. Yonge gymnasium Dec. 18.
Way Program for the evening con-
sisted of many different events.
Edward Pedrero, graduate student
We Dye All Kinds from Tampa, was master of cere-
We ye All s monies. Skits were presented by
Of the sophomore, junior and senior
classes of the college.
Shoes & Leather Miss Mary Louise Griffin, a
Goods sophomore in pharmacy, was elect-
Goods ed Mortar and Pestle Queen. Miss
Griffin was presented a pearl
FOR BEST IN SHOE REPAIR, necklace by the society.
QUALITY MATERIALS AND The Borden Award was present-
QUALITY MATERIALS AND ed to Carl H. Fuhrer of Jackson-
REASONABLE PRICES- -,tie by i-r. P. A. Foote, director
TRY THE of the School of Pharmacy. The
award consists of :1300 scholarship
fund presented to that senior stu-
AM modern Shoe dent obtaining the highest schol-
astic average in all previous col-
lege work in pharmacy.
Shop Dr. Foote also announced the
selection of Heard Harris, senior
Phone 897 pharmacy student, as the year's
winner of the Enrich Award, a
S84 W. Main St. N. year's membership in the Amer-
Opposite First ican Pharmaceutical Association.
National Bank The award is presented to that.
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Visiting Hour

As Result Of I

Student Artists Get

Recognition From

Florida Art Group
The School of Architecture and
Allied Arts announced today that
an informal reception would be
given at Florida Union Lounge
tonight in honor of the six art stu-
dents who submitted painings at
the 21st Annual Exhibtion of the
Florida Federation of Art at Tam-
The six students who entered
12 paintings in the Federation An-
nual are members of the newly
formed University of Florida Art
Society. They are Harrison Cov-
ington, president; Charles Holder,
Albert Stadler, B. Z. Angle, For.
rest Smith, and Walter Gammel.
Their 12 paintings were cho-
sen from among 200 oil paint-
ings to hang in a juried show of a
selected group of 50. A good show-
ing was given by the University
men with Charles Holder winning
first place for best portrait an
award of 50 dollars given by Dr.
Stanley Nott of New York, and
the award for outstanding surreal-
istic painting going to Walter
The six members of the Uni-
versity Art Society will exhibit
their paintings in Florida Lounge
at the time of the reception and
their pictures will remain in the
lounge for two weeks. The paint-
ings have been termed unusual by
visitors at the Convention in Tam-
pa and have been given an excep-
tional honor by having them
selected-by a jury of artists and
critics of high standing, among
whom are E. R. Hunter, director
of the Norton Gallery at Palm
Beach, Hilton Leech of Sarasota,
and Mrs. Helen Sawyer Farns-
worth, Sarasota, whose paintings
have been seen by all in national
All visitors are, welcome to see
the pictures which will be open
to the public from the ninth
through the 23rd of this month.

his junior year. Harris had a 4.0 Gundlach Elected
Charles E. Mundell, Jr., presi- By Lam bda Chi
dent ot the Mortar and Pestle So-
ciety, gave the Rho Chi Award William Gundlach was named
to Henry D. Johnson of Pierce, president of Lambda Chi Alpha
Fla., for having the highest honor social fraternity in an election
point average during his freshman this past week. Lambda Chi
and sophomore years. The award elected a full sl. of men to lead
consists of a gold key with the the fraternity through the com-
Rho Chi emblem' on it. Johnson ing semester.
had an average fo 3.9. Other officers are Tim Mullis,
Christmas carols were sung, vice-president; David Forshay,
gifts exchanged and refreshments secretary; Solon Ellmaker, treas-
served. urer; Bob Blackburn, social
A chairman; Ray Miller, rush chair-
King ElectedAs man; John Rose, pledge trainer,
George McClure, IFC member;
Sin Prexy For Carl Maddox, house manager;
Boyd Anderson, kitchen mana-
ger; Joe Howland, ritual chair-
ext Semester man; and Allen Skaggs, faculty
Rodney H.. King, of Jacksonville, advisor.
was elected president of Sigma Chi -
for the s ,cond semester at elec- Full Part Time
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office next week. Oyme pen
Other officers elected include: The following notice of employ-
Harry Burns, Neptune Beach, vice- ment was received this week from
president; Robert Rizner, Tampa, J. Ed Price, assistant dean of stu-
secretary; Robert Metheny, Wau- dents:
chula, treasurer; John Dees, St. FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT-
Petersburg, assistant treasurer; .. Expert secretary. C o 11 e g e
Donald Savory, Inverness, corre- graduate preferred. (3 openings).
spending secretary; Edwin L. 2. Bookkeeper-typist. (1 open-
Smith, St. Petersburg, pledge mas- ing).
ter; Fred Counts, St. Petersburg, PART TIME EMPLOYMENT-
associate editor; James Schaeff- 1. Electrical engineering stu-
ner, Gainesville, historian; Donald dent or individual experienced in
Nichols, St. Petersburg, rush operation of electrical plant. Earn-
chairman; Mac Jones, Jacksonville, ings approximately $75 per month.
house manager; Ralph Taylor 2. Top-flight sales representa-
Sarasota, intramurals manager; tive. Hourly rate approximately
Charles K. O'Hair, Jacksonville, $2 or straight commission.
I.F.C. representative; and Omar All interested persons are re-
Wilson, Tampa, dining room man- quested to report to Room 112,
ager. Language Hall.

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New rules for visiting hours at
the fraternity and sorority houses
went into effect Monday. This
schedule of visiting hours and
house rules is the result of many
weeks of meetings between fra-
ternities, housemothers and fac-
ulty advisors.
Under the old schedule, frater-
nity house visiting hours were
from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through
Friday. Now the visiting sched-
ule has been extended to eight
and one half hours instead of just
three hours daily.
Visiting hours under the new
schedule are as follows: Monday
through Friday 11 a.m. until
2 p.m., and from 5 p.m. until
10:30 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.
until midnight; Sunday noon
until 10:30 p.m.

New Bus line To

Have Month's Trial

Ninth Street Service
Depends On Use
During Month
A new Ninth Street bus line
was put into operation January
5 by the City Transit Co. on a
route extending from Ninth Street
and Alabama to the Florida Mo-
tor Court on South Ninth.
Resulting from a petition cir-
culated by Mrs. J. M. Rowe, a
local resident, and two Univer-
sity students, the new system will
remain in service for a month,
according to the City Transit Co.
If enough people at the end of
this time are using the facilities,
the company will consider con-
tinuation of the schedule.
Buses leave the Ninth Street-
Alabama intersection from 7:15 a.
m. until 6:15 p.m., 15 minutes aft-
er the hour and return from Flor-
ida Motor Court at 15 minutes
before -the hour.

Florida Student
Dies Followng
Two-day Illness

Leon J. Guyett, 31-year-old Uni-
versity of Florida student from
Providence, R. I., and a veteran
of World War II, died in the Coun-
ty Hospital here Monday, Dec. 22,
d following an illness of two days.
a He was a member of Delta Theta
i Phi fraternity, and the Catholic
I Church.
1 Survivors include his wife, Mrs.
* Edna Elaine Guyett, and 15-month-
old son, Allen, and his mother, Mrs.
SJessie Wilson Guyett, of Provi-
, dence. Also surviving are five
Brothers and three sisters.

Check Meeting
Set For Veterans
Veterans who have not re-
ceived subsistence checks, In-
cluding those for the month of
December, 1947, should report
to the West Lounge of Florida
Union between 8:30 a. m. and
12 noon, 1:30 p. m. and 5 p. m.
Wednesday, Jan. 14, Dean J. Ed
Price announced this week.
Veterans Administration offi-
cials will take names, and tele-
graphic queries will be sent to
Pass-A-Grille headquarters to
determine the delay in mailing
subsistence checks,
Dean Price announced that
the cases will be handled indi-
vidually and only those students
who report in person will be
assisted in finding the cause of
delay in subsistence.

Honorary Forestry
Frat Elects Herndon

Whaf Happened Last Year Can

Hardly Be Put In One Story

Continuous Rush
Of Events Kept
Students Busy

By Sandy Geer & Kytle Williams
It was a great year for the Uni-
versity just about everything
that could have happened, did.
Things got underway early in
the year when the city of Gaines-
ville levied some new taxes,
thereby endearing itself' to the
hearts of all the students. Feb-
ruary saw the foundation of "The
Committee of 67," a group of stu-
dents who were to acquaint the
people of 'Florida with the needs
of the University.
March was the big month for
the boys in khaki Dean Hud-
son came back to school to play
for Military Ball.
April brought hot weather
and hot campus politic s pol-
iticoes formed a new party -
The -Florida party. Spring elec-
tions resulted in a close race
for president of the student
body, the nod finally going to
John Crews, Dixie party candi-
date, although the Gator party
made almost a clean sweep of
the other offices. After elec-
tion, the Dixie and Florida
groups merged to form the
powerful All-Student machine.
Competing for headlines in
this month was Block and Bri-
dle's annual rodeo, and the
news that the man with the
horn, Harry James, had been
signed for 'Spring Frolics.
During May students took at
least one deep breath as an X-ray
unit was set up on campus and
thousands got an inside glance of
their lungs. Over in the Engin-
eering College, the slide rule boys
were having a big time at their
Engineer's Field Day. Suddenly
everything came to a screeching
halt as the largest post war grad-
uating class, 281 strong, left their

1947 In Pictures
The Alligator presents the first of a series of pleture recall-
ing top events of 1947.

"One vote won't separate friends" seems to be the keynote of this
shot of Leon McKim, opposition candidate, and Joe Johnson, Summer
Session President, after the closest race in campus political history.

Alma Mater for greener pas-
Summer School began with the
largest enrollment in the history
of the U. of Florida, a whopping
4,700. Significant of the antici-
pated coeducation for the fall ses-
sion was the increased number of
80 coeds who attended the sum-
mer session.
As soon as registration was
finished, politics moved in on
the front stage with a presiden-
tial race so close that the win-
ner, Joe Johnson, scored his
victory by the margin of a sin-
gle vote, the closest race in the
history of campus politics.
The Intramural Board was
changed by the addition of wom-

Coach Ray (Bear) Wolf and Flecher Groves are borne away on
the shoulders of hysterical Gator supporters after their arrival in
Gainesville following their first victory of the year, upsetting N. C.
State 7-6.

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Trnomas Gi. Herndon was electea -
Chief Forester of Tau Alpha Nu, ,
honorary forestry fraternity in an .
election held this week.
Other new officers are:' Assist-
an Forester Anthony Slankaukas; -
Forest Clerk, Ben. Juckiewicz;
Forest Supervisor, P. W. Frazer.
A regular meeting of Chris- -
tian Science Organization will be ...
held Thursday night at 8 o'clock
in room 210, Florida Union, it The sad result of the late S
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en and a secretary of women's af-
fairs was installed on the campus.
Things really looked as if wom-
en were here to stay, and they
The IFC got the social plans'
rolling by the planning of a Sum-
mer Frolics on Aug. 8-9 with Les
Elgart and his band providing the
music. When the Frolics rolled-,
around with anticipation, it
found welcome acceptance and
mournful goodbyes when it left.
Not to give the impression
that social events were on the
wane, Summer School Dances
were given at Florida Union
and the Lyceum Council pre-
sented Mac Morgan, baritone,
in an outstanding performance.
Florida Players next presented
the first of its two Summer pro-:
ductions, "Antigone," with re-
sounding applause for its work.
Florida Union gave a "Farm-',
er's Frolics" in between sessions
and the ALLIGATOR grew to a
full eight column newspaper.
The State Improvement Commis-
and the Flavet Villages as a re-
sult had children's playgrounds
and nurseries added to their.
grounds. Relief for students and.
.professors was announced by.
.the University with the addition
of 300 teachers in the last year
and recent $1,000,000 purchase
of Army surplus material .would -
ease the classroom situation from
being overcrowded.
Shaw's "Candida"
The Lyceum Council and the
Florida Players came through
with two more fine presentations,
William Dale, concert pianist, and
da." Robert P. Coffin, noted poet,
George Bernard Shaw's "Candi-,
gave a series of three lectures,,
exams were closely approaching,
and the Housing Office announc-
ed that dorm rent would be
The State Board of Control
announced that the successor
to the retiring president, Dr.
Tigert, would be J. Hillis Mil-
The Summer Session wound up
with'a Labor Day holiday, exams
for all and impressive graduation
exercises for 240 seniors on Sept..
Fall of '47 ushered in the "big
school" era of Florida's history,
With a record enrollment of over
8,000 (including 550 coeds) 'the '.
school went all-out for construc-
tion. Work on the cafeteria,
chemistry building, infirmary,-
and new gym was overshadowed
by the utilities expansion pro-
gram which caused big ditches,
bane of students at Florida. Sep-
tember was the month of the big
blow trees toppled and Flavet.
III was evacuated during the
course of a minor hurricane over

S October came and went and
., with it the annual announcement
That this time the Seminole
would be out on time. People
y-' laughed, but many missed get-
ting their picture taker, when
ptember hurricane as far as Lindsay deadlines were not extended as
concerned. had been the custom in pre-
-____ vlious years. Biggest thrill of
Alpha Phi Omega Is the year was in October the
Host To Scout Executive football team proved they could
At Pledge Ceremony play football after all and came
At Pledge Ceremony up with an astounding win over
Tau Chapter of Alpha Phi! N. C. State, their first victory
Omega, national service frater- since 1945. Big doin's this
nity, held a formal pledging cere- month in the form of Homecom-
mony last night in Florida Union, I ing Gator Growl featured Dean
During the meeting held after, Hudson and Al Schacht. Miss
the ceremony plans were made Betty Skelton and some Army
for the Spring projects. boys did things in airplanes.
Guest speaker for for the evening Everything was decorated, spit-
was M. G. Boswell, Southeastern it was high, but Chapel Hill
Scout executive, who spoke to the was hot and o',r boys couldn't
newly-pledged men and members pull another win out of the hat.
following the ceremony. Dr. J. Hillis Miller arrived and
began his duties as president of
National Catholic the University, succeeein or.
Organization Holds John J. Tigert.char
November c a m e chariiig
Initiation Monday with the Forestry Club's Turkey
Bo'b Browder, president of the shoot. And of course Thanksgi"
Nwman Club, has announced ing holidays.
that there will be an initiation December rolled around IC
nighlit at 7:30 in Crane grand style with Fall Frolics
Hall for all Catholic students on featuring Jimmy Dorsey's group.
campus who desire to become The 1947 Seminoles were finally
members of this national Catho- distributed, only six months late.
lic organization, too. Dr. K. H. Graham and C. C.
Also on Monday night there Beasley,. business manager and,
will be an election of officers for assistant dean of students, res-
the coming semester. All mem- pectively. announced their resig
bers of the Newman Club are nations, and the year ended as
urged to be present at this meet- everybody went home for the hol-
ing. idays.


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Over Holidays,
By Bill Boyd Lose 1 To Miami
FLORIDA'S GATOR CAGERS came home from a
long road trip into Louisiana with a record of one sensa- Campbell Paces Canes W"' '
tion3al win and a very dismal loss. The Floridians really To Win In First e. .
came to the top of the heap with a 38-36 win over LSU,
but then dropped back into the mass with a one-sided loss Contest .,
to Tulane. LSU was one of the top teams in the Southeast-
,rn Conference last season, but lost most of their stars sy steve ineller .w..dW
through the pro hardwood ranks, and the glittering money Florida's fighting cagers wind
of the professional baseball men. Bobby Loather another up a successful road trip tomor-
brk hi lin tr k ad itill id. row night when they take the
Tiger star broke his leg in track and is still limping around. floor against Southern College in
S.. This however does not remove the win from the Lakeland.
records for the scrappy Gator five. i The Gators split their first four "
THE LOSS TO TULANE was expected by most of the games on enemy courts and will, 'A
cage experts of the south. Tulane is rated one of the top be favored against the smaller
teams Ai the south and is expected to give the Kentucky Florida opened it's trip in the '
titleholders a run for their money in the conference tour- Magic City and the University of! .
ney in early March. The Gators now have a season record Miami showed up at the Coral Ga-
f five wins and three defeats. bles Coloseum with a team that
EIGHT MORE HOME GAMES are on slate for the whs much improthed over the one
Gator cagers before they journey to Louisville for the SEC Whitey Campbell, ace forward,
tourney. The highlight of these games will be the two was the big difference as the Hur- '
game series with the powerful University of Georgia five. ricane S methodical thgroundw the
The Bulldogs are undefeated at the present time and un- floor of the arena., i
der their new coach are going great guns for this season. Early Scoring ill
*The game was scarcely three _
HIGH SCHOOL GRID STARS are being signed up minutes old when Campbell began
for the University of Florida football teams. This writer to hit and he didn't stop until tak-
has learned that Coach Ray Wolf and his staff of assist- By hatinimethelascattered minutes.
ants have been combing the football capitals of the na- fans weren't too sure that con- ..
tion in quest of future Gators. Wolf's men have toured fining him to the bench would
most of the East, the Southwest, and all of the Southeast- stop him from adding to his 24
ern states. Just how many prospects have put their name point total. .
Harry Hamilton was one of the,
on the dotted line is not official, but you can take this few bright spots in the Gator
columnist word the Gators will have their share of the lineup as he dazzled the crowd!
boys when the final roll call is made. with his long one hand shots while .
racking up 19 points. .
FOOTBALL SELECTIONS were made by this writer Both teams began scoring in
spurts. First it was Miami run- .....
for the second time in this most alarming season when I ning up five or six counters and '. ".
picked the four major bowls. We had three correct, but then Florida. The "'Canes'" .
the 13-13 tie between Southern Methodist and Penn State splurges, were a little larger and .
ruined our perfect day. The biggest surprise was the ease more frequent however and they
that Michigan ran over Southern California. -We felt that l cofortabe lead The Gators Flavet Three recent Dormitory League basketball champions are
Michigan would, run up a big score as we wrote in the looked good to start the second shown in the top photo. The bottom photo is a shot from the title
Christmas edition that the Wolverines would roll up one half but it was a brief fling as' game in w mhich the Vets scored a win over Fletcher M-N for the
Df the biggest scores in the history of the Rose Bowl. We the Hurricane advantage just crown. Team members of the Flavet are: front row, left to right, Dick
of the biggest scores in the history f the Rose Bowl. We tgrowed and growed. Polston,' Roy Lanier, Jack Alderman, Bill Scruggs (manager), Jim
also cast a ballot for the Michigan eleven as the top team When the smoke had cleared Powe II, and Bill Cusper. Back row left to right, Vie Vaccaro, Tommy
Df the nation, and the last loyal Florida man i .Bishop, Bob Jenkins, Bill Lane, and Frank Lorenzo.
TEXAS' WIN OVER ALABAMA was not surprising had blown his brains out the
as Bobby Layne and his boys are tough and caught Ala- scoreboard read, Miami 67, Flor-
Dama when Harry Gilmer was having a bad day. The ida 50. Second Game MURAL MUSINGS
Georgia Tech-Kansas game was a thriller and many peo- The first,half of the second
ple who saw the game feel the boys from the Mid-West game bore a disgusting resem- By Julian Clarkson
iad the better ball club. However this game did prove, that balance to that of the first as By Julian Carkson
,ay Evans is not the equal of Charley Conerly of Missis- Campbell continued to run wild. AN UNDESIRABLE PRACTICE employed by Intra-
ippi. the instigator of nine repulsive mural team managers in individual sports becomes evident
swishing noises as he sank seven once more with the beginning of the Frat League table
SIfield goals and two free throws- tennis tourney. The practice referred to is that of juggling
afOr T enniS Stars H ave Once againthe Gators cameout a lineup in order to pit the team's best men against its
new life but this time it was a adversary's less skilled players, thereby supposedly insur-
Busy H holidays In M eets littlemoreermanent., w w ing victory in a majority of the contests needed to win a
hotter than the well known two For example: Players on -eachl
Netters Take Part In Jacksonville buck firearm, and Julian Miller team in an individual sport such phree C-D occupying the role of
sparking the attack 'the Gators as table tennis are seeded by their I defending champion ... Phi Kap-
And Miami Tournaments gotinto the game for the first managers the three singles play-Ph
time, ers on a team are tabbed numbers pa Tau and the All Stars were the
By Sandy ScherThree straight shots by Bridges one, two and three according to first annual bowling mets in their
With exactly a month until formal varsity tennis staked the Gators to a 54 to53 their respective abilities. Each par- respective loops last year.
lead with about five minutes left. ticipant is supposed to encounter
,actice begins, the Gator racket-wielders have come back Cornell S rs his numerical equivalent on the op-
'rom the holidays after gathering experience in the Flor- Henry Cornell put the finishing posing team. TA
.xla State Public Courts tournament in Jacksonville, touches on the corpse of the But if th contestants aren't i a
"orange Bowl tournament at Miami Beach, and others. "'Canes'" victory hopes when a arrangediin that order-f one a
clambering up his back as he team sends its number one against son
Although no big titles were nabbed by the Orange 0 aseh ueia is k t the t opositisnumber two itisTo0 Begin Sea
ind Blue boys, several of them advanced to the semi-finals dropped in a "crip." The resulting the opposition's number two, its
beforee being bounced. Johnny Dennis was downed in the foul shot plus one for good meas-two agarifices itst there e to the ope- 1 Northf [aroJina
emifinal round in Jacksonville, ure by Miller gave the Orange and sacrificumber one-the oformerp-
rhile Joe Dunayer was defeated' and Blue a hard earned 58 to 55 position's number deided advantage
y Dick Holroyd, the fifth-rank- and form in shape by stiff corn- win before play ever starts according Three Dual Meets
ig national boys' player, in the petition. TheGators notchedth. eid to all principles of logic, although
iird round of the Beach tourney Specific colleges for the Sched-S conquest when tey uintet natu rally it doesn't always turnche led. For
erney Seal, one of the Gator S a highly regarded L.5.U. qu inte th Next Fek
ceshman hopes, got to the semi- ule haven't been named by Coach in Baton Rouge. onurt mral offi hav at-.
.nals in singles and won the' Herman Schnell but he did an- It was a tight battle al Ithe way Intramural officials have at-
oubles battle when he teamed nounce that 10 matches would be and the half saw L.S.U. leading empted to stop this under-the-ta- Dubbed the "goosebump bri-
Dith Lew McMasters to bop Hol- played, and possibly two more 18 to 17 ble strategy by making each out- gade': because of recent cold-
byd and- Hamilton Richardson would be added to the slate. Cer- With the start of the second fit turn in its lineup unseen by the snaps, Florida's Gator tankmen
tional boys doubles titleho tain on the schedule is the South- chapter the Gators, who seem to other. Team managers invariably are continuing their chilly daily
ts, 6-2, 9-7, at the Beach ld eastern Conference meet on May save their best til the last, jump- load the dice, however, either by workouts in preparation for out-
Riggins Plays 13-14-15 in New Orleans in which ed ahead and then held the Tigers sending a stool pigeon to peek at' of-state competition this month.
Active in tourneys elsewhere 12 SEC teams, including strong at bay to take a 38 to 36 decision, the opposition's lineup or by as- The swimming team will par-
'ere Florida's 1947 captain, outfits from Georgia, Georgia Hans Taenzler, Harry Hamilton, suming how the other team will ticipate in dual meets with the
obby Riggins, and mates Jack Tech, Auburn, Mississippi State, | and Hal Haskins shone for the Ga- place its men and acting accord- 'University of North Carolina on
s Harry Terrs and mates JackBor- LSU and Tulane, battle for the tors with 12, 11, and nine points ingly. The latter method has the 15th, N. C. State on the 16th,
arri, HaReece Coopry Terrell, and Frank honors. respectively turned individual sports i n t o and Duke University on the 17th.
SReece Coopeera of this season's Last year the Gators beat The fourth game ran strictly to "guessing-games" as well as con- These meets will take place in the
ard. Several of this season's Last year the Gators beat s the powerful Tulane tests of skill. Tarheel State. Coach Frank Gen-
8pirants, )i'rank Skillman, By- Southern College twice, fftetson' form as the po
irn Wise, Billy Oughterson, Don once, while dropping two each to Green Wave battered the game Juggling lineups is and has been ovar has announced that a ten-
a&lan, Billy Conner, and Phil 'Rollins and Miami, one to Tulane but outclassed Floridians. The the rule rather than the exception man squad will make the trip in-
anger also kept muscles and StetsonGreenies hopped into an early lead I in tennis, table tennis, shuffle- eluding six hold-overs from last
anger also kept the muscles and tying Stetsand then coasted in 62-35. board, horseshoes, and several oth- season.
--- er types of competition ever since Squad Named
Re ^.io R^.o 57 M enReport intramural athletics. And rather The six lettermen are Billy
than give the offending team an Harlan of Gainesville and Bill
D you buy oy shirts? Freshman Cage easy victory, the practice often Bracken of St Petersburg; John
merely prevents competition from Cornell of Coral Gables and Bill
SDrills This W eek being as keen as it might be. Pepper from Gaminesville; and
Torn Brown of Tampa and Jack
5 necktiesF v a The remarkable part of the en- Ford of Gainesville.
*f'I r ~ Fifty-seven candidates greeted tire affair is how a top grade per- Also making the trip are Mark
Coach Paul Severin Monday as former can derive any satisfac- and Louie Brown of Tampa and
.if freshman basketball practice be- tion from beating a third-seeded Jim Martin of Gainesville and
S. s SO-read ft0 fi er gan. An eight to ten game sched- opponent when he might trade i Fred Teed, Palm Beach.
tule has been planned with possibli- licks with a better man and enjoy During the Christmas holidays
ty of more tilts being added, a better brand of competition, the Florida mermen took in an
The first game will be Tuesday ODDS 'N ENDS-Bill Reynolds, exhibition show at the Fort Lau-
night when the young Gators will ATO ping pong ace who last year derdale annual swimming forum.
jmeet Landon High School of Jack- led his team to a title in singles ,Several Florida boys participated
ra tsonville in that city. play, found the going rough in his in the demonstrations, for which
.i -Practices are held at night with hairline win over Thresher of SAE they were picked along with other
the exception of the days when the Tuesday; Reynolds dropped the outstanding swimmers from some
UT p varsity is out of town. During this first game, 21-17, but railed to of the top teams of the nation.
"/ period drills will be held in the take the next two, 21-18 and 21- Remaining 'Schedule
If you are a veteran on a G.I. budget afternoon. 17 The, St. Pete pole vaulter
^ planned to divide the squad into day if he is paired with Delt Dick leased the remaining schedule for
If you don't light your cigars two groups because of the large Burklew ii{ the ATO-DTD semi- the team, which follows: Georgia,
with five dollar bils ,number of men who reported, final clash Phi Delta Theta Feb. 19, there; Emory, Feb. 20,
with five dollar bills lost its chance to occupy first there; Georgia Tech, Feb. 21,
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f rl r|e| s place at the end of the first se-
l i imester in Orange League play by
Grid a *aS being shoved out of the table ten-
rid ap ain nis meet The Intramural De-
Charlie Fields, versatile guard, apartment is to be commended for
of the University of Florida Ga- meeting the first semester dead-
tors was voted captain for the line on schedule here's hoping
year it was announced this week that rainouts and postponements
by Coach Ray Wolf. don't drag out second semester
Fields hails from Bartow and competition in the manner of last
played his last year for the Or- year Bowling entered its sec-
ange and Blue this season. This ond yeas as a U. of F. intramural
185-pound lineman was one of the sport Wednesday when the Dorm
top men in the middle of the League opened play at the Gaines-
strong Gator forward wall. ville Bowling Center with Mur-


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Independent Loop By John Wi.ford
Race Wide Open Florida's high riding basketball
By Julian Charkson team, after returning from the
Gulf Coast of Louisiana with 'a
SIndependent League touch foot- win and a loss, will barely ha\a
ball sevens were preparing for the time to unpack their bags and
finish of a wide open race as put in a good day's practice oe-
games of Wednesday went on the fore they take to the road again,
books with no less than nine teams O R ID this time to Lakeland, where they
still rating a chance to crash the take on a tiny Southern College
semi-finals at that time although '-. squad.
not more than three days of brack- The scrappy Gator five pulled
et play then remained. a much-needed upset out of the
Three of the four brackets in bag Monday when they ran up
the Intramural grid tourney were Bill Atkinson, star Gator eager, against LSU in Baton Rouge, but
paced by one undefeated outfit and has been injured the last two Tulane's Green Wave threw in
a single once-beaten entry while weeks and was unable to take part everything but the bench against
the other group contained two un- in the two games in Louisiana this Coach Sam McAllister's basket-
beaten teams as well as one aggre- past week. Atkinson is considered ballers Tiesday night in New Or
nation which owned one defeat one of the best floor men In the leans handing them a sound
through games of Wednesday. Southeastern Conference. .... Five62-35 drubbing.ree Rerd
The lone bracket which was T_ "oiFive-Thr regrd
dominated by a pair of unbeaten The Louisiana tour brings the
teams pitted its kingpins against Ta wI8 T a i EI al standings up to an impresGtsive
each other yesterday afternoon in able Tenn s Final have recorded wins over Auburn,
a battle which may or may not have recordMississippi State, Miami, Tampa
have determined a winner of the nprlf S e and LSU, and dropped tilts to Au-
bracket. The All Stars, four wins tOfl burn, Miami and Tulane. In South-
and no losses, were scheduled to eastern Conference games, the
complete their round robin by op- f f a est Orange and Blue b oys have won
posing Seagle, holder of a 2-0 won thrange and lost tweboys have won
and lost record. Southern, who hasn't fared any
Wesley currently holds the lead Phi Gans, ATO Favored too well this season, will most
over CLO and Pensacola Club for In Fraternity liksp o t when the Gators invadetherdog
a perfect complete slate. Ready to LOOpS Lakeland court Saturday night. In
intervene in a possible playoff if last year's games, the Florida boys
the leaders falter are the Tarpons, gave Southern two s found thrash-
who closed out their schedule Wed- By Bill Moorgw
ings, 47-24 and 63-38.
nesday with a resounding 24-6 Action in the Fraternity leagues Leading Scorers
triumph over CLO. The second for the remainder of the semester Hans Tanzler and Harry Hamil-
Tlacers' 4-1,record includes a 44-0 is due to be relatively quiet with ton are fighting it out for the
wiri over the Slowpokes in the big- ping pong the only remaining leading scorer spot, with Bill At-
gest romp of the tourney and is sport. kinson, Julian Miller and Harold
marred only by a 13-6 loss to Wes- Action thus far has proved that Haskins close behind. Tanzler was
ley. the competition is keen in both the leading Florida basket-ringer
Bracket two might possibly leagues with the Phi Gams the fa- last year..
have been decided yesterday by vored team in the Blue League Bill Atkinson, lanky forward
either the Saints-Club traces or and the ATOs strong possibilities from Jacksonville, has been side-
the Plant City-Presbyterian tilt. to again capture the title in the' lined with a leg injury for the last
Prior to those contests the Saints Orange. few games, but will most likely
were tops with a 3-0 mark while Blue Loop see action in Lakeland. The speedy
Presbyterian sported a 3-1 record. Blue Loop sharpshooter was injured in the
The fourth bracket likewise is a In the Blue League this week Auburn clash at the first of the
two-team affair with the Avon- the Phi Gains beat Pi Kappa Phi season. The Southern clash will
dales in the driver's seat just in five straight matches. They mark the fourth inter-state game
ahead of the Randuffs. In an early meet the winner of the Pi Lam- for the Gators this season. They
season clash between these two Beta game in a match Monday chalked up a win over Tampa and
outfits the Avondales pushed that will prove to be a decisive split two with Miami.
across a second half touchdown, match, the winner probably cap- Following the Southern tilt, the
then added a safety to squeeze out turning the title. Gators will meet Jacksonville Na-
an 8-7 decision. Since, then the In other games played this week val Air Station in Gainesville next
Randuffs have looked the better Phi Tau beat the Lambda Chis 4-1, Tuesday.
team, chalking up wins. by 27-0 the Chi Phis won by forfeit from
and 30-0 scores besides a forfeit the AGRs, and Beta, one of the r rlyT irai
gift. strongest teams in the league,
-i beat Delta Sig in five straight lResults

SASE A LL matches. Orange Loop Independent Football
D RILLS In the Orange League, ATO took Crane Hall 8, The Club 6: Ran-
I5 LLU a definite lead by beating a strong duff'" 27, Navy Raserve 0; Tarpon
SAE team in a close contest Tues- Club 24. CLO 6; All Stars 28 Hell
Coach Dave Fuller, baseball day night. The ATO's play the KAs Catq 13; '!rpon Club 19. Stings
mentor, asked yesterday that all in a match lMonday to decide which 6, Seagle j.1. Mortar and Pestle 0.
*men interested in baseball please team will face the strong DTD Frat Tennis
contact him at Coach Wolf's of- team which was pushed to beat SX over KS, 3-2; PGD over
fice. Coach Fuller wants to talk the Phi Delts 3-2. PKP. 5-0: BTP over DS, 5-0; DTD
with each candidate about his In other games the Sigma Nus ovw. PDT, 3-2; ATO overc-gAE,
past diamond experiences as to: beat the Pikes 4-1 and the Sigma 3-2- E'N over PKA, 4-1; PKT
get a line on his possibilities. I Chis defeated the Kappa Sigs 3-2. over LXA, 4-1.


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Advertisements Are Few -

Forced To Use Less News
The editorial staff again ran up against
its toughest problem this week-that of
cutting and selecting stories in order to
slice down our huge flow of copy for a
small paper.
This campus warrants at least an eight-
page paper nearly every week in order to
give all the news. The lack of advertise-
ments from local merchants have caused
us to crowd as much in a small paper as
We cannot understand this predica-
ment. Of course, our paper is larger this
year than in many years, and this requires
many more advertisements than in pre-
vious years. Our student body enrollment
and our circulation is tops now, reaching
nearly 11,000 paid circulation.
In years past, advertisers presented ads
primarily as donations. This year, the
paper serves a huge community, and each
advertiser should realize the great bene-
fit of space in this paper.
We regret the small size of this paper,
but hope that we can continue to extend
the quality and services in weeks ahead.

In Winter Our Minds Turn

To Summer School Hours
In the middle of the winter, our minds
turn to summer, or rather, our minds have,
been turned to Summer School several
times in recent days.
Several students, who evidently went to
summer school here last year, have urg-
ed the ALLIGATOR to take a stand on a
five-day week. Last summer, many stu-
dents urged that each class-hour be ex-
tended fifteen minutes and cut the num-
ber of class-days down to five a week be-
cause of the intense heat and the exten-
sive studying one has to accomplish dur-
ing a crowded summer.
One of the reasons given was the lack
of classrooms. (This was before the temp-
orary classrooms were completed for use
this fall).
With more class rooms available and

with the enrollment expected to drop to
half its present number, it seems that the
plans for Summer School could include
longer classes, with a longer week-end.

Next Few Weeks Will Tell;,

What Is Your Decision?

In the next few weeks future plans of
many members of the student body will
be decided. These are weeks in which
some men and women will make wise use
of their time and jump that fearful aca-
demic borderline to go on toward getting
a college degree, a degree that will ad-
mittedly help them in later life. Others
will fall .short and either resign or take a
A great number -of students will be
able to lick their courses with some
"cramming" before the examinations.
There are a few weeks before the finals.
Careful application of this time will bring
many students out on top and they will
go ahead in the direction of that degree
they desired when they entered school.
What are your plans for the short time
remaining ?

Do You Gripe About Profs?

Here's Your Big Chance

Professor Howard Wilson, of Loyola
University, has emerged with an idea
which may work for the betterment of
the harassed student. Wilson's plan is to
discover the answer to the question of
"What is the good college professor?"
Toward this end he asks students
throughout the United States to write him
a letter listing their complaints, criticisms
and points they admire most in their pro-
The apparently well-meaning Profes-
sor Wilson perhaps will accomplish a few
reforms but it is to be hoped that this new
creature of his stays in control. Shades
of Frankenstein and Pygmalian.
Wilson's address is Loyola University,
820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago 11,

Bull Session 'By Odell Griffith

Last week in Atlanta we stood e'rally issues a statement for the from ruptured and bled soil. When
in line with thousands of others benefit of Northernipublicity, but we sob for the war-stricken of
to see the documents of the Free- little else is done. We elect the Italy let us also reflect for a mo-
blocks long, a slow, writhing snake Bilbos and the Talmadges who ment upon this sharecropper, who
of a thing which moved through rant about supremacy. Then we lives in a one- or two-room shack
showers of cinders across a via- wonder why the South is scorned with an outdoor privy and who,
duct and then into the station by the nation. We refuse to prose- yessuhing abjectly the strutting
In the line were as many Ne- cute lynchers, and, yet, we resent and tobacco-spitting white, tries
groes as whites. Some of the Ne- any attempt by the federal gov- to provide bread for a pellagra-
groes were well-dressed, but there ernment to bring mob murderers ridden wife and a brood of chil-
were others, the little burr-headed to justice. We pass laws to bar dren who are blur-eyed with hook-
shufflers who know only one thing, the Negro from the polls. But worm. That's our problem. No
and that is how to bow and scrape with our exclusive Democratic pri- chain is stronger than its weak-
before the whites of Georgia manes, likened to a country club est link. While we're trying to
A few hours before, thetlanta in South Carolina, we tax the man stamp out Communism abroad, we
Constitution, the newspaper of for whom the franchise is illegal- might make a gesture to change
Southern liberalism, had moved ly refused. Maybe the Negro has the status of the underprivileged
into a new chrome and glass- got to learn to quit shuffling, but here among us.
crusted building. But it remained as long as he's chained he can only A segment of opinion to the
for the Atlanta World, a Negro stumble along, contrary, Communism won't re-
newspaper which- is published in During the invasion of Okinawa sult through the reading of a book
a hole in the wall a few blocks -we knew a Negro Marine who written by Steinbeck by a group
away, to cry out in protest against earned our respect. After we got of Gator students the privileged
an attempt to keep Negroes from out of the corps, we referred to of the state. No man is going to
seeing the documents on the train that man in an article advocating sacrifice himself to police-state
along with the whites in a town more equal economic opportuni- Communism when that man has
over in Alabama. ties for the Negro. The article had enough to eat, one good pair
We watched the Negroes read appeared in one of the small North- of shoes and half-adequate medical
the documents in the glass cases. ern magazines. Some Southerners, attention. But you can kick a man
They invariably stopped for a long too cowardly to sign their names, when he's on the ground, and if
time before the writings of Abra- wrote us long letters composed he ever gets up he's going to hit
ham Lincoln, who in a cramped mostly of uncomplimentary names, you, and his choice of weapon
hand had written out the words What those mentally-twisted peo- won't matter very much.
which meant emancipation. Eager- ple, who, hidden behind three cent That is why we were glad to
ly they read the words of the doc- stamps, said about us didn't hurt. see the Negroes in the line before
uments while many of the whites But the attitude of such people the Freedom Train. They found
gave only fleeting attention, can eventually cause rebellion, crumbs of hope. in the displayed
We of the South like to protest We like to talk about our aid documents. We saw the hope re-
the oppression in Europe and Asia, to Europe, but charity begins at flected in their faces. And while
but we sit tight-lipped when a home. Here in the South we have there is such hope there still is
bunch of lawless hoodlums burn the Negro sharecropper, frighten- an opportunity for us to atone
their KKK crosses. And when a ed by the lynchers and cross burn- for our economic and political
lynching occurs, the governor gen- ers, slaving to eke an existence sins.

Early To Bed

After a shivering snowbound
voyage in the Yankee hinterlands,
Early To Bed is back with the
hottest future-looking job of the
new year.
What does 1948 have up its
young diaper?, Here are tomor-
row's headlines.
JANUARY: Gabriel Heatter vot-
ed Man Most Likely To Succeed
Schopenhaur says Heatter, "I
owe my success to Kreml. I drink
a bottle of the stuff every day
. ." FBI begins campaign to rid
nation of Un-Americans entire
Sioux Indian Nation deported. El-
gin White, Alligator columnist,
found bludgeoned to death with
own typewriter no motive,
suicide hinted.
FEBRUARY: Longest month in
four years leap year cele-
brated. women and kangaroos
rejoice. Gabriel Heatter no longer
working for Kreml suddenly,
discovers product's name derived
from Kreml-in, an iron-curtained
Russian drink completely sur-
rounded by Stalin. Lili Shmatterai,
noted Parisian designer, declares
"New Look" all a mistake .
"instead of material'being clipped
from top, it was tacked to bot-
tom," she says "furthermore
the trend is toward no clothes at
all, what are we doing?"

MARCH: "God Bless Harry Tru-,
man Day celebrated Truman
tours country with ukelele sing-
ing, "When I Grow Up I. Wanna
Be A President." New excavation
dug on Florida campus. Entire
SUniversity disappears. "Biggest
hole you ever saw," says student.
Taft declines presidential nomina-
tion "has- mind- on bigger--
things" Mrs.- Taft refuses to
comment. Baseball spring training
starts hard-hitting young
rookie amazes sports writers .
name is Connie Mack.
APRIL: New magazine on news-
stands, called "PSST." Also new-
est novel written in Sanskrit
. a tale of the life and loves
of a hot-blooded, full-bosomedc
wenche of Merrie Olde Englande
. heroine dabbles with kings,
counts, poets and philosophers. .
book promptly becomes best sell-
er. University of Florida C-5 De-
partment discards study of Decla-
ration of Independence "it's
171 years old and, outdated," says
head of department Kenneth
Roberts' "Oliver WisweH" substi-
MAY: All people born in May
have birthdays. President Tru-
man's dog Feller pitches for Cleve-
land Indians has already won

Reviews And Stuff By Geraldlarke Paranoia




Official Newspaper of the University of Florida, in Gainesville. Florida
Published every Friday morning during the year and entered ian
second class mall matter, January 30, 1945, at the post office at Gaines-
ville, Florida, under the net 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, Elgin White; Copy Editors,
Dury.ee Van Wagenen, Alvin Burt; Features Editor,, Marty Lubov; Music
Editor, Gerald Clarke; Office Manager, Anne Brtunby; Sports Editor, Bill
Boyd; Assistant Sports Editor, Julian Clarkson.
John Bonner, Grady Bowren, Peggy Clayton, Bill Dunlap, Sandy Geer,
Hap Hazard, Bill Henry. T'honnas Hicks, Barton Johns, Sanl Krentzman,
Roger Long, Bob Lewis. Dot Martin, Jane 5 ayersv, George Myers, Jack
Shoemaker, Hugh Stump. Lee VWcissenborn, Fran Wlhite. Scotty Verner,
Dell Loyless, Doyle Iogers, Bill Pepper. Dan Marks. .Hlim Camp, David
Brayton, Robin Brown. Anne Bruniby, Dewey Hutchinis, Dale Everett.
Walter Apfelbaunm, Jerry Sokolow, Bob Browvder.
Sports: Leland Hawes. 'Toit M_1aeDonald, Joitn llllford, Sanford
Sehnier, Bill Mor. Charles Mei(raw, Lacy Mahon. Jack Ledoiux. Typlsts:
Holly Brumby, Margaret Martshall, Kitty Callahan, Joyce Moore, Ciare
Singletary. Photographers: Harold Armstrong, Hank WVeisenburger, Al-
vin Register and Carl Zart; Religions Editor, Me3l Frumkes.
Ed Grafton, Assistant Business Manager: Rudy 'Thornberry. Adver-
tising Manager. Acting: Bill _McCoy, Collection Manager and Merchandis-
ing Manager; Robin Brown Exchange Editor; John Cornell,/,Cticlation
Manager; Mel Fraunkes, Accountnnt; Steve Sirkin, Assistant Accountant.
Bob Allender, Bob Birt. David Fyvolent. Dick Marinm.,"'Ted Vlhittner,
Advertising Solicitors. Everett Hlaygood, Kenneth Meyers, Lamar Drake,
Jimmie Tresca, Merchandising Assistants.

Green Light, Clear Road

Await Florida's Students

The year 1947 was an ex-press highway leading di-
rectly into the super highway of 1948, .down which the
University of Florida will travel. Florida traveled at great
speed along the 1947 road and will continue at the same
rapid pace this year. .
In the year just past more was done for the Univer-
sity than in any previous one. We have gone far. During
the next 12 months students will continue to lead the
growth and will long remember the part they played.
Plans for 1948 call for expression by the student body
many times on important issues. We have our part and are

By Marty Lubov Campus Opinions
0 Letters To The Editor

15. John Rankin (D-Miss). an-
nounces he will run for re-election
. hopes no one will run against
him problem is solved when
Rankin talks for 40 days and
nights without food or water on
House floor is then slid be-
tween two sheets of paper and
vetoed. Spring Frolics descends
on University of Florida lasts
whole.weekend grass shrivels
on ,campus. Unknown figure re-
vealed as unidentified speculator
in South rumors not known
to be true state that mysterious
person gambled in boll weevils.
JUNE: Busts out all over .
termed "Nude Look." Joe Louis
fights Jersey Joe Walcott in Yan-
kee Stadium shortest fight
on record as Walcott trips in dress-
ing room and knocks self out.
Summer comes to USA as usual
. Parnell Thomas claims Rus-
sian plot .
At this point Early To Bed's
atomic sooth seeing-eye began to
generate clouds of radio-active
Sen-Sen. Operating instructions
state that at such times the ma-
chine must be given a rest.
We'll have to nail-bite our way
until next week for the remainder
of the year.
See you then.

As I See Em By Elgin White


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In case this print has the office Monday morning, I said, where Morty Freedman is, but the -ing a
strange look of ice clinging to it, "Hi, everybody!" They certainly poop is that he got lost in one
I just want everyone to know that were. I was greeted by six hag- of the copacabanas at Miami
I can't help it. Just got back guard looks from six haggard men. Beach.
from Minnsota where I spent the However, most of them looked Just to show that the boys had
holidays, and brother, was collld in the pink and probably were a a good time, here's a gist of their
up there! Never was so glad to little in the red, conversation at the game:
of sand in all my life Several of the fellas here are Herman: Hooray, go get 'em,
And don't let anyone fool you worried because this is leap year. Gatorsh!
by telling you that you don't feel The old saying goes that if a girl Gaines: The Gatorsh ain't play-
the cold up there. They might be- asks you to marry her and you in'.
right in a way. It gets so dad- refuse, you have to buy her a new Shurtleff: Who ish then?
blamed cold you can't feel any- dress. Don't let that little thing Lubov: How do I know? I ain't
thing. Why my goosepimples had worry you, fellas. If some dame got a program.
goosepimples. And they felt like asks you to marry her, just say Freedman: It'sh Notre Dame
they were in a deep-freezer beat- 'yes." Then watch 'em squirm out and Catawba. I know, I read it
ing each other to death with pop- of it. If they take you up on it, in the Gainesville Daily Shun. Ir
sickles. brother, that's your little red Gaines: Speaking of shun, dog- ,
Oh, well, I'm back in the land wagon. Not mine! Mine's green. ged if I don't think the referee j'.'
of sunshine, palm trees, beaches, Well, to wander off on another ish running with the ball. Just .-
pretty co-eds, and a maze of new subject, I suppose everyone saw thought I'd men-shun it.
canyons. Gee whiz, it looks like a bowl game. There was a lot of Shurtleff: That ain't the referee.
the construction crews around here 'em, but I didn't get a chance to Tat'ish the .water-boy. 4
keep digging more and more see any. The only bowl game I Freedman: Who'sh water boy?
'ditches. In case you're wonder- saw was a pin-bowl machine. Sev- Gaines: Nelshon Eddy'sh.
ing why the crew at the infirmary eral of the boys here on the staff And so on. The boys really :a
has stopped work, last week while went to the Orange Bowl affair. whooped it up, and they surely en-
digging another deep hole they They must have really enjoyed the joyed the game. So they said. No
discovered Captain Kidd's treasure game, too. Pen Gaines Bill Boyd, telling when Shurtleff will get
and have been celebrating ever Harold Herman and Marty Lubov back. We do miss him so. So do
since. just came back. Ted Shurtleff is the co-eds. They ain't back eith-
As I walked into the Alligator still out. No one seems to know Or.

Ivocates More Booster Clubs

I note, with a great deal of interest, your editorial in the Alliga-
of December 19 titled "A GRATEFUL CITIZEN IS LEADING
Y FOR ALUMNI." This is just what I have advocated for several
s only I would go a few steps further and form three different
s.First would be the $100 Club, next the $50 Club and then the
Club. Since all the Gator's Boosters might not feel they could
in with the top amount, the road would still be open for them
me through with something.
Personally, I want to be counted in on the $100 Club suggested
iat grand old Gator Booster (whoever he may be) and offer my
mnal'services to help promote it or either of the others. We all
t a winning team and it takes money to do it. Lets stop doing so
h talking and whispering as to whether or not our coaches will be
us another year, and get behind them with our money so they
give us what we want.
I suggest forming a committee at once to formulate plans for
promotin of these clubs and get busy at once for Spring training
ght around the corner and both the team and coaches greatly
this extra amount of confidence backed by our money to make
go out and really fight for Old Florida.
May I make ofie further suggestion? If we do put this club plan
a great selling idea would be to reserve each member as many
s as he may wish allowing the club members an opportunity to
their boys in action.
H. 0. Alford

umnus Lauds Alligator,

Mr. Gaines:
May I, as one of the 700 paid-up alumni of the University of
da, extend to you and your staff congratulations on a very fine
ge publication. It is enjoyable reading and at the same time both
native and educational, The other alumni of the state are miss-
great deal if they are not receiving the Florida Alligator.
With best wishes for your continued success, I am,
Yours very truly,
C. S. Hackett
Manager General Electric Supply Corp.


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'T1ills NEW


There's the question of Henry
Still no progress has been made
toward bringing the British film
here. The local theatres have in-
effectively tried to secure 'the pic-
ture (Tallahassee saw it last
month); although, there is still the
possibility, and even the probabili-
ty, I am told, that Gainesville will
see it eventually, that is.
This specific instance, seems to
me to demonstrate the inadequacy
of ordinary commercial channels
im securing cultural and entertain-
ment benefits for University stu-
dents. It seems to emphasize the
need for some means of film pre-
sentation right here on the cam-
pus. There are innumerable films
of a combined entertainment and
educational nature which the Uni-
versity misses and will miss be-
cause of complete dependence on
outside interests.
Now, the Metropolitan Opera is
allowing its performances to be
filmed; and if the plans material-
ize, before too long, prints will be
released to colleges and universi-
ties exclusively. Will this univer-
sity see them? Well-I'm rather
pessimistic about the ot the outlook, as
far as I can see, the possible view-
ing of the opera pictures, as well
as many others, too, is dependent
on the installation of adequate
projection facilities on the campus.
But-that would bring opposi-
tion from state theatre groups-.
after all, we mustn't have a state
university competing with private
enterprise. This sad tale has been
told many times,, but it seems to
me that there is an answer which
remains at the end of each tell-
ing. This university exists prim-
arily for the purpose of educating
Florida men and women. A part of
that education is their 'cultural de-
velopment. Perhaps it is only my
personal conclusion, that anything
which deprives Florida students of
as wide an educational background
as it is possible to obtain-that

any such obstacle to their cultural
development is regrettable.
A word though, for the local
motion picture houses-Mr. Ro-
berts, manager of Gainesville's
theatres, is a reasonable man. He
tries hard to secure the best films
for us; although, I imagine his
hands are pretty well tied and fair-
ly often. At this moment he is try-
ing to secure some of the better
foreign films for local showing.
This is an admirable project-but
undoubtedly the pictures will have
to be commercially successful.
This is not assured at all. Now,
this is not to infer that if the Uni-
versity were to present pictures,
that we should expect them to con-
tinue for long without their man-
aging to pay for themselves-it
probably would be desirable to
have a backing organization such
as the Lyceum Council, though.
Providing that projection equip-
ment costs were met by state ap-
propriation, or some other means,
the expense and margin of profit
miglit be lowered to the point
where commercial success would
be assured for any worthwhile
film, regardless of whether the
townspeople of Gainesville sup-
ported it or not.
All the foregoing argument de-
pends on the contention that good
motion pictures are worthwhile-
that they contribute to a person's
educational and cultural develop-
ments-that they may be a strong
influence on thought and be-
havior. The foregoing has assumed
that good films are those which
inspire or edify through the repre-
sentation of human life that life
is worth knowing about, and that
learning about it is a part of edu-
cation. I think few will deny that
.motion pictures have a great deal
to offer-especially, the excep-
tional ones, the great ones. Yes,
I'm in favor of good movies. When
they aren't available at an educa-
tional institution, I think it's about
time something should be done
about it. What do you think?

Exchange Post

First Freshman (in math exam):
"How far are you from the cor-
rect answers?"
Second Freshman: "Two seats."
Definition of a bird that got
caught in a lawn mower: Shredded
If kissing is a lost art, perhaps
that is the reason for so many
All that most men know about
women is what they've picked

T. S.: "I know a guy who swal-
lows swords."
J. P.: "That's nothing-I inhale
Professor: "I will not begin to-
day's lecture until the room set-
tles down."
Voice from the rear: "Go home
and sleep it off."
Freshman: "Ppph, I can't stand
the taste of beer it's so bit-
Sophomore: "I drink it just to
be sociable."
Junior: "You know, I amn ac-
tually beginning to like the stuff."
Senior: "Hie."
A stork is a bird with many
things charged against it which
should be blamed on a lark.

Girl: "How is it that George
never takes you out to the movies
any more?"
Gal: "Well, one evening it rain-
ed and we stayed home."
The gal who thinks no man is
good enough for her may be right.
Also, she may be left.
Artists' models make a bare

"God gives us our daily bread,
doesn't he, mama?"
"Yes, dear."
"And Santa Claus brings the
presents ?"
"Yes, dear."
"And the stork brings the ba-
bies ?"''
"Yes, dear."
"Then tell me, mama, just what
is the use of having papa hang-
ing around?"

Gals of today are live wires.
Why not? They carry practically
no insulation.
'Tis said that Marshal Herman
Goering once went into a restau-
rant on Unter Den Linden, ordered
pigs knuckles, and ate up to his
elbows before discovering his mis-'
The meanest man in the world
is the man who threw his voice
under the old maid's bed.


By Jingo By Johns By Barton Johns

Come Sunday, the usual crowds Allies again victorious. Mitchum's time Academy Award winner. The
will line up before the Florida in pal, Richard Hart, clod-foots it former Mrs. Richard Ney claim-
their usual way to see a very back to G. G. and explains that
unusual picture, DESIRE ME. her one-time husband is a war ed that her husband called her a
That is, an unusually sad picture. casualty. By this time, I think you ham. On these justifiable grounds
Greer Garson, with the appar- get the drift of this foggy plot they were immediately divorced
ent approval of the censors, asks (wow!). and not on the normal "friendly"
both Robert Mitchum and Rich- According to the story, Mit-erms. Greer didn't stay home to
ard Hart to desire her. Whether chum was not dead, although he terms Greer ddnt stay home to
or not this invitation was extend- gave that appearance throughout cry; she did her boo-hooing in
ed to the rest of the student body the picture. We would like to New York. She then sallied back
was left unexplained. Easiest fac- think that this was caused by his to MGM with a reported contract
tor to comprehend was the beau- working g at the same time in that will have her on the screen
tiful fog that descended upon Mit- UNDERCURRENT and PUR- until she is somewhere in her re-
chum and Hart as they fought SUED. Mitchum was a very in- luctant fifties and will enable
for Miss Garson. We think that it teresting find in THE STORY OF her to retire as a VIP.
was Miss G. who was screaming GI JOE but if he isn't given bet- Dearh Greerh does have the
in the soundtrack's distance but ter material soon, he will not be good sense to realize that in spite
it may have been a fog horn. around long. of the lines at the Florida,
This expansive soap opera is told Richard Hart, a newcomer, DESIRE ME is a flop. She is cam-
with Hollywood's favorite insult comes off the best of the ill-fated paigning for a change-of-type from
to an audience, the flash-back. G. trio-he is killed at the end of the her Mrs. Miniver roles. It is true
G. is a naughty Parisienne, wed picture. But don't feel too badly that she has been superb mis-
to Bobby Mitchum and living about it, girls; you can see him handled. We would not be sur-
happily in a fishy little Normandy again, just down the street, at prised to see Garson in future pic-
village. With the aid of Holly- the State in GREEN DOLPHIN tures as a trapeze artist or a strip-
wood, World War II is fought and STREET. teaser. It couldn't happen to a
won in five minutes-with the And now to dear Greer, one- nicer girl.

Ordinary Times By H. G. (Buddy) Davis

"Heaven the Coney Island of
the Christian Imagination," de-
fined the late Elbert Hubbard,
noted author of a generation ago.
Hubbard, writer of the famed
"Message to Garcia," would be
considered even more an authority
today, since he and his wife lost
their lives in the sinking of the
unsinkable Lusitania.
This definition is highlighted
this week because of a meeting of
Roman Catholic clergy in Miami
last Sunday. Somewhat critical of
an organism called man, one
learned bishop said, "Man, be-
cause of his material success, has
taken God for granted, although
it is true that many of them be-
lieve in God, life after death, and
follow the principles of justice
and kindness to one's fellow
The materialism of our time has
definitely subtracted from the
overall meditation of God. It is a
far heyday from medieval times
with their other-worldly attitude
and life filled with one contempla-
tion-death and the land of no re-
turn. Ours is a realistic world, and
we move for realistic reasons.
Every action must be profitable
for economic, social, or cultural
advances. But this is a character-
ization of the times, and the
church cannot be held responsible.
Here it is necessary to distin-
guish between a spiritual belief in
God and the worldly institution
known as the church. That one
should question the existence of
God is inconceivable. George Gal-
lap, director of the Gallop Poll,
says that he can even prove God
statistically. Take the human
body alone, he says, the chance

that all the functions of the indi-
vidual could just happen is'a sta-
tistical monstrosity.
But the management of the
church rests in human hands.
That man often falters an d
merits criticism is the bitter re-
mark of most philosophers.
We have learned that 96 per-
cent of Americans believe in God,
b u t only about half attend
churches. It appears that the
Christian church as an institu-
tion can be blamed with failing
to fulfill its most important func-
tion that of caring for the spir-
itual well-being of humanity. The
church, despite the accusation of
the bishop in Miami, has absorbed
its share of "material access."
Or, as the American philoso-
pher John Dewey said, the chief
danger to religion lies in the fact
it has become respectable.
The institution has come a long
way since Peter received the keys
of the kingdom of Heaven. We
now have the Catholic ritual, the
Anglican compromise, the Unitar-
ian intellectualism, the Baptist
and Methodist evangelism, and
numerous sects, one of whom even
holds that the earthly life is Hell.
The church utilizies creeds which,
in many cases, it fails to explain
to its members. (This author re-
calls one Protestan minister who
could not explain the phrase "the
quick and the dead"). And we
have a complicated language -1
the pyx, ciborium, corporal an-
tependium and stole.
This is a far cry from the
simple words, "Thou are Peter,
and upon this rock I will build
my church."

What the world craves today is
a more spiritual and less formal
religion. Christianity has not
failed it cannot fail. But it
can be abused with a consequent
lack of faith.
Christianity has made unparal-
led mistakes in the Far East. The
Western exploitation of the East
was no bed-fellow for the broth*
early love taught by Christ. One
Oriental observer said that he
could never accept the modern
church because it made converts
by injecting the consciousness of
sin. Another oriental made -the
classic remark. "I am so P0-
foundly religious by nature that
the religions often' make me fur-
All of this is not written on
the pages of history books but is
a contemporary matter which
each of us face when we hear the
1 a d ies auxiliary announcements
on Sunday mornings. We face it
in cold type on the program,
"Flowers on the Altar today are
the gift of "
Regardless of how we use thi
church, it is with us today. And
since it transcends all ''."I ''I"'
of color and race and r.re,"'"
the tenets of love, we place on
the highest hopes for n.l'. '.*;s
true brotherhood of mail ,v
resulting lasting peace.
And until the church fulfills 'i
mandates on this earth, it might
be well to keep God in mind, as
Abraham Lincoln did when he'
"I have been driven m1any times
to my knees by the overwhelm
ing conviction that 1 had no-
where else to go."

By Morty Freedman

POT POURRI: Our nomination
for the fanciest archway design
on campus is that one they've place.
ed over the entrance to the Cheon
istry Building addition now under
construction Although tile
C-5 revision has been passed oft
pretty well by some quarters
there are still many who feel
the whole story has not been told
Our condolences to Julai
Warren, law school student, and
his brother, Fuller, probable kPil
didate for governor, on the ri.'rt
death of their mother Har.i
old Smith, former (?) campus poli-
tico, is the author of an article
which will appear in the March
issue of Liberty magazine en.
titled, "I Love Southern Cook..
ing." It's in response to a previ.
ous article in the same mag which
was called, "I Hate Souther
Cooking" congrats to Harold
for coming to the defense.
ET CETERA: One of the four
one-act plays to be presented at
the P. K. Yonge Auditorium to.
night at 8:15 will be an experi-.
mental play by Betty Smith, au-
thor of "A Tree Grows In Brook.
lyn." Some of the cast will be
in the audience-very unique -
and free Commencement
Speaker Kendrick Guernsey Jack-
sonville, president of Rotary Inter.
national, is a Gator booster from
way back The contemplated
taking of' additional pictures to
go into this year's Seminole ap-
parently has not materialized. Al-
though the Board of Student Pub.
locations is reported to have un.
der the kitchen sink, it seems
that film is scarce these days,.
Seminole Editor Al Carlton is
doing his best despite the many
obstacles, and reports that it
looks as though the annual will
be out on time.
Byrd, former Gator Party chair-
man, now plugging Senator Bill,
Shands for governor Alan
Westin, displaying a rather rud.
dy complexion following a few
words directed at him by one
of his profs Harold Smith
doing some part-time work for the
state license tag people Bob
Ghiotto, potential All Student
party candidate for president of
the student body in the Spring,
working his way through the hol-
idays as a shoe salesman at a
local store Chris Holtz, tak-
ing over in his quiet, efficient
way as president' of the American
Society of Civil Engineers' local
chapter Tom Henderson, Ly-
ceum Council president, watching
with avid interest the trial of
one of the men accused in the
attempted robbery of the Cedar
Key State Bank-in federal court
here .
Payne, of Flavet 3 tells us that
in Buenos Aires the sport we
know as "wrestling" is called
"Cotchiscotchkin," which trans-
lated into American. means "catch
as catch can!" In answer to
a question on an exam given, by
Dr. William G. (Wild Bill) Carle-
ton, in which students were ask-
ed to explain some of the uses' .f
"mud slinging" in politics, orT
wit said that )it made little boys
realize that if they wanted t)
become president they could noi
associate with women of ill re-
pute, otherwise they might be
smeared publicly in answer to
which Carleton inscribed the pa-
per, "What Price Glory?"
sey reports things look pretty
good in his campaign for Liberty
County judge next Spring .