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Vo. 39, No. 27 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Wednesday, Marc 24 1948




Political Parties Select Nominees For Too Five


II


Only Veterans


Who Are Eligible


Will Get Raise

VA Requires
Minimum 12 Hours
For Eligibility
By Jack Shoemaker
Under the provisions of Public
Law\ 411. amending Public Law
346, veterans attending school
must have a minimum, full-time
load of 12 hours in order to be
,- I.'k for the increased subsist-
ence.
Veterans Administration of-
fecials, both in the Gainesville
facilities and in Pass-A-Grille
Veterans Administration Head-
quarters, have stated they are
of the opinion that 12 hours, or
the recognized equivalent, con-
stitutes a minimum, full-time
load for University of Florida
students for the second semester
1947-1948.
Veterans will be notified as to
the provisions of Public Law 411,
80th Congress, and as to the ac-
tion necessary on their part when
an increased rate of subsistence
allowance is sought because of the
existence of a dependent or depen-
dents. This information will be
forwarded to the veteran by means
of an "insert sheet" to be furnish-
ed by the Central Office to the
regional disbursing offices for en-
closure with the subsistence allow-
ance checks for the month of
March, 1948.
The checks for April, which
should be received about the
first week in May, will, in all
probability, reflect pay increases
for all eligible individuals. Vet-
erans, who do not receive their
increase, are urged to keep in
mind that there may be some
delay due to the further cut-
back of Veterans Administra-
tion personnel.
Public Law 346 students carry-
ing less than the minimum, full-
time load of 12 hours are not
affected by the increased allow-
ance.
The new scale for those eligible
under Public Law 411 is as fol-
lows: 75 dollars per month, if
without independents; 105 dol-
lars per month, if with dependent;
120 dollars per month, if with two
or more dependents.

Photo Exhibition

Of College Unions

In Bryan Lounge
The National Association of Col-
lege Unions is holding a photogra-
phic exhibition this week in Bryan
Lounge of Florida Union. The ex-
ibition, consisting of 95 pictures
from some 25 universities and col-
leges throughout the country, ends
a national tour with Florida as
the 48th state' visited.
It will be noticed from the photo-
graphs of the various Unions that
the buildings vary greatly as to
size, elaboration, and decoration.
They range in design from early
Roman and Grecian to the most
modernistic architecture.
An example of one of the larg-
est and most beautiful Union
buildings in the country is the
one at the University of Minne-
sota. The building has a built-in
garage that is large enough to
house over 500 cars at one time.
There is a picture of the exterior
of this building included in the
exhibition. Also pictured are the
Unions at the State College of
, Iowa and the Wisconsin Memorial
Union, both of which are out-
standing for their beautiful and
comfortable construction.
Bill Rion, manager of Fla. Un-
ion, says that although many
schools have Union buildings
which cost more to construct and
are more elaborate, our own Flori-
da Union rates among the best
of its kind in the country.


By Steve Grimes
The fifth running of the Flor-
ida Relays scheduled for Satur-
day at Graham Field promises to
be one of the most outstanding
events of its kind in the country.
Minnesota's Golden Gophers
head a field which will include
at least 20 of the nation's top
track and field teams. Florida
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G- rg Hills
George Hills


King Ugly Is Crowned


"The Geek" gets his dome decorated by Miss Roble Lee Milam,
president of Pan Hellenic. Miss Milam is shown crowning Willie
"Geek" Allen, winner of the King Ugly contest sponsored by Alpha
Phi Omega. The crowning took place at the dance Friday night in the
gymnasium.
CONTEST MONEY FOR RED CROSS

"Geek" Allen Is Elected

Campus King Ugly II
The wild flurry of counting from the Polar Baer; dinner for
over 7,000 ballots has ended, and King Allen and date from White
a new king reigns supreme on the House Hotel;. Yardley's hair tonic
Florida campus. from Wise's Drug Store; belt from
Willie "Geek" Allen is the Prevatt Men's Shop; three pairs
lucky student "honored" by the of socks from Bob's Shoe Store;
student body, for he has been Arrow shirt from Wilson's Men's
voted the ugliest man on the Shop; two records, Sunshine Music
campus. The dubious honor was Shop, and two more records, cour-
not without reward, however, as tesy Squire's Radio Shop; Ronson
the king walked off with a mul- lighter, Rutherford's; swank men's
titude of fine gifts, donated by jewelry set, Bond Jewelry Store;
Gainesville merchants. Manley's tie set, Lewis Jewelry;
Running besides King Allen as electric fan from the Variety
the top ten candidates were Joe Shop; pocket flashlight, Chesnut's
"Smoe" Walker, Prince Ugly; Office Supply; portrait, courtesy
Buster Nigles, Duke Ugly, and Marable Studios; box of Tampa
also-rans Monte "Wooley" Rog- Nugget cigars, College Inn; vic-
ers, Alan Westin. Ted Shurtleff, tory trophy from the Duval Jew-
Carmon S. Besone, Dick Davis, elry Co.; case of beverages from
Frank Muscarella and Pete House. the University Club; pitcher of
The winners, king, prince and beverages from the Gator Club;
duke, received the f ol1 o wing electric clock from Florida Union-
prizes: Air Base Soda Shop, and six golf
Gillette razor set from the City balls, courtesy of the Gator Sport
Drug Co.; Newlock kev- chain Shop.
from Belk Lindsey; 'a tie from' The king, prince and duke
Mgverman's; a tie from L & L were crowned by Robbie Lee
Men's Shop; swim trunks from Milam, president of Panhellenic,
R. C. Mathews & Co.; wallet from and the music at the dance was
Beckwith Range Jewelers; two donated, time free, by Larry
Florida sweat shirts from Baird Gibson and his orchestra.
Hardware: King's .-P shaving The Wayside Press donated.
eqvripmen' frurn the1 Icorida Gift free printing service, and the
Shop: theatre pass from Florida College Radio Shop donated
Theatre; two quarts ice -cream sound equipment for the dance.
ARE YOU INTELLIGENT?

Many Vacancies Exist In

Senatorial Scholarships


Approximately 363 vacancies
exist among the total number of
Lewis, House, and Senatorial
Scholarships according to Robert
0. Stripling, assistant professor
of Education. The vacancies, exist-
ing either June 14 or September
1, will be filled by a competitive
examination April 9. g
Practically all counties and
senatorial districts in the state
have vacancies. Since the scholar-
ship examination comes during
the time of Spring recess, stu-
dents may arrange to take this
test in their own home county.
The examination in Alachua
County will be given at 9 a. m.
Friday, April 9, in Room 315, P.
K. Yonge. University students
planning to take the examination
in Alachua County should notify
the scholarship office, Room 126"
P. K. Yonge, in order that ad-
equate facilities can be arranged
to take care of all students wish-
ing to take the examination.
Persons wishing to take the ex-
amination anywhere in the state
may secure an application blank
from the Office of the Alachua
County Superintendent of Public
Instruction on the first floor of
the County Court House Building


or from Room 126, P. K. Yonge.
This blank should be obtained as
soon as possible because it con-
tains instructions about supplying
a medical examination report and
a birth certificate.
Additional information concern-
ing the scholarship law and exami-
nation may be obtained in Room
126, P. K. Yonge.

College Farmer
Has Assurances
Of Ample Paper
At a recent meeting of the Flor-
ida College Farmer Board final
plans were made to set up an
editorial staff for the Florida
"College Farmer, publication of the
Agricultural College.
It was announced that publish-
ing companies have been contact-
ed and enough paper is assured
for printing necessities.
Applications for positions on
the staff are still being received
and as yet, no definite appoint-
ments have meen made. The Flor-
ida College Farmer Board will
still accept all applications.


will play host to such perennial
powerhouses as Villanova, Geor-
gia Tech, Mississippi State, Au-
burn, INortl Carolina aate,
South Carolina, Duke, Alabama,
Tennessee, and Georgia, as well
as many smaller schools.
If the star-studded field lives
up to its advance notices, several
Florida Relay records are sure to
.. ...-.. .


Coach PercyBeard


fall Saturday afternoon. Perhaps
the most outstanding individual
entrant is Fortune Gordien, the
nation's leading discus thrower,
who tosses a consistent 170, some
23 feet beyond the existing relay
record. On a European tour last
summer Gordfen fell less than a
foot short of breaking the World's
Record.
It is expected that the Gopher
star will also top the relay shot
put record. His teammate, Harry
Cooper, another Olympic contend-
er, is likely to raise the pole vault
mark. Miami's Jack Keye looks
like a good bet to add two inches
to the high jump mark.
Such outstanding track men
as Gil .Allen of Clemson, Loren
Young of Duke, Whitey Over-
ton, SEC two-mile champion
from Auburn, Scooter Rucks of
South Carolina, Buddy Folkes
of Georgia Tech, and Dick Kilty
of Minnesota will compete for
their respective teams in the
relays.
The Florida team, sparked by
shot putter, George Hills, South-
eastern Conference champion, and
pole vaulter and broad jumper,
Tommy Taylor, has been working
out `for some time, hoping to
make a creditable showing in the
tourney perpetrated* by Florida's
own Percy Beard, former World's
Record holder in the 120 yard
high hurdles, .


R. "Billy" Matthews, director business meetings, a luncheon, allow an audience to be present fV.
of alumni affairs, will be present banquet, track meet, and football in the auditorium while the broad-
for the business meetings, and sea- game from 3 p.m. Friday until cast is being made. Doors will be
eral hundred more will attend the 1:30 p.m. Saturday. President J. opened at 8 p. m., immediately
recreational activities that have Hillis Miller wil speak at the following the broadcast.
been planned for Friday and luncheon Saturday, and vice-pres- Krueger will direct the 8;30
Saturday. ident John S. Allen will talk before pm. program and Walter Poole
This will be the first time that the alumni who did not attend will direct a program of lighter
the association has held its meet- fraternity reunions at a dinner Fri- music for the 3:30 p. m. con-
ing in the Spring. The date was day night. cert. One of the first classicists
changed from Homecoming week Florida Blue Key is assisting the among the conductors of our'
because there was no time to con- alumni office in preparing for the time, Krueger is equally, dis-
duct alumni business in the two two day event, tilnguitshed for his readings of Dr Harl


RECORDS ARE LIKELY TO FALL

Minnesota's Golden Gophers Head

Star-Studded Florida Relays Field


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Douglas Hits At Candidates For President IWO IlueK My


Communistic Ideals Members Vie
"If the Communists win their political campaigns, we, .

ciate United States Supreme Court Justice William 0. .
Douglas told a University of Florida audience here Mon- '. All-Student Gator
day night In a frank appraisal of Co-- P parties Eridorse Same
munism and its techniques, j Men; Do Not Merge
S iteCDouglas, speaknig from a pre-
pared text, warned that when
Sie A VIthe "Communists win an elec- By Hap Hazard '
tion it is for keeps They
Stake over not on probation (as In open nominations B,41
do political parties in this coun- this week the Varsity Party
V io try) but for good." t .._ nominated C. J. Hardee and
Stressing that the basic rivalry Bob Ghiotto was picked as
today between the United States te i o Bob Ghiotto was picked as
dR usamsi a"ispolit ica, hesaid: *. the choice of both the Gator and
and Russia is political, he said: '"'"""the All-Student Parties for Presi-
BeV Cam pus an "We must be equipped and pre- dent of the Student Body.~In
paredto meet the political pro- C J. Hardee Bob Ghiotto these e nominations candidatefor
S gram of the Communists ha what- thee nominations candidates for
The Southern Regional Conven- n ever point in the world they may TRA H remaining "Big ve" offices
tion of the American Institute of select for action," he said, add- NO MORE TRASH cdatesor the ren.ning "Bi
Chemical Engineers Student Chap- ing:. Five" offices were chosen.
ters will be held at the University "Better still, we must regain PoS* Elect'io- a Five offices were chosen
of Florida April 4, 5, and 6. / the initiative by promoting in our aOSt-EleC tiOn C lean upHardee, Varsity nominee, from
Approximately 75 dele rates own areas of influence tried and Ped Tampa, is currently enrolled as a
from the following schools will be true political antidotes to Comn- .first year law student. Ghiotto,
in attendance: Auburn, Georgia mnism." Billun candidate of the Gator and All-
in atTeh, Louisindana Sce: Auburn, Georgia ty, Touching on U. S. foreign pol- Student Parties, from Brooksville,
N orth Caroisiana State Collegers, icy, Douglas pointed out that Campus politicos will be requir- the student government. Further, is a third year Business Adminis-
lane University University of, la- "our greatest error would be to ed to clean up the aftermath of the use of nails, paints, or any traction student.
bama Universiy of Tennessee, fashion our foreign policy mere- their distributions and posters in other damaging instrument or Friday night the Varsity Party
and Virginia Polytechnic I nsti- ly ,in terms of anti-Commu- the future as a result of an addi- material upon building exteriors, held its open nominations. Other
and Virginia ytecnic n nism," continuing that "we will tion to the election laws of the statuary, walls, sidewalks and liv- candidates nominated by the Var-
tute. fall miserably If we do no more student body, which was passed ing trees is prohibited. sitv Party are: Earl Faircloth,
Regional conventions are held than ... raving and ranting at by the Executive Council Thurs- "(b) Each political party and Chllefland, third year- Arts and
yearly by the student chapters for the spectre of Communism, .. day. each candidate shall effect a Sciences, for Vice-President; Call
the purpose of presentation of but do nothing to eliminate the The law was presented to and clean-up of respective campaign Lee, Fort Lauderdale, third year
technical papers by their imem- conditions under which Commu- passed by the Executive Council materials in the polling areas on Bus. Ad. for Secretary-Treasurer;
bers. discussion of business relat- nism thrives." because of past experiences in aft- election day immediately after the Tom Casey, Auburndale, third
ing to the chapters, and further- "If we follow that course, war er election cleanup. In the past, polls are closed and a campus- year Education, for Chancellor of
ance of student relationships- in will soon appear as the only al- buildings, trees and statuaries wide clean-up of posted materials the Honor Court; Leon White-
the schools within the southern ternative, and this time war could were divulged with handbills and within one week after the day of hurst, ]3rooksville, first year Law,
region., well be an armageddon." posters, completely marring the election, for Clerk of the Honor Court.
"Our foreign policy-in its exe-' campus at election time. "(c) As surety that the intent In the open nominations for the
cution.as well as its formulation "This law is a sincere effort on of paragraphs (a) and (b) shall Gator Party and the All-Student
S -must be designed to espouse and the part of the student body to be accomplished, each candidate Party candidates, both parties are
BeatyAttends promote liberal, humanitarian pro- alleviate this condition," it was shall pay a deposit of two dollars endorsing the same mhen. Paul
grams for the masses of people of stated last night by officials. ($2.00) and each political party Bqchman, chairman of the Gator
the world. It must strength- The bill, as presented, stated in shall pay a deposit amounting to Party, stated that the move was
Sen the democratic forces in other part: one-tenth (1/10) of part nomina- n an effort to combat the huge
nations and not entrench reaction- Section Seven tion fees collected by it to the bloc of the element on campus.
DeanseI i n I ary interests that thirst for pow- "Posting and clean-up of elec- secretary-treasurer of the student ern t pa
er.' tion campaign materials by all body exactly seven (7) days prior We are not merging two par-
Dean of Students R. C. Beaty Admitting that the ".prospects political parties and candidates to the election day. These deposits ties into one," he said. "We do
has returned from the Thirtieth for peace appear gloomy," Doug- shall be regulated.as follows: shall be refunded in full if the not consider the Varsity. group
has returned from thnce o rtiethe las contended, however, that the "(a) No campaign materi als secretary of the interior finds that as a third party, but only the
Anniversary Conference of the land contended however that tr and shall be attached to any interior the above intent has been carried same type of element which rebell-
National Association of Dean and choice, appewasnott, btween through a dy- surface of any campus building out satisfactorily, but if not, he ed from two existing parties.
TexAdvisers of Mennamic and vital political program except upon the official bulletin shall have employed such labor Other candidates endorsed by
Host as. for this convention b the democracies of the world boards) of these buildings or as is necessary to achieve the in- the Gator Party and All-Student
Host school for this convention by to match a Communist p-e upon such devices specially pro- tent, the cost of which shall be arty are: Dowell Rushing, Tampa,
was Southern Method ticalprogram backed by force." vided and designated for these deducted from the deposits and first year Law, for Vice-President;
Attending the convention, Exposing the political tech- materials by the University and the balance refunded pro rata." Nick Stamathis, Tarpon Springs,
Meni he coL which i tGROUPthird year Bus. Ad., for Secretary-
was March 11, 12, and 13, were niques of the Communists, the ju-
rrseMater om or 10 we rist emphasized that in the Corn- SMALL GROUP TESTED. ,Tr.asurer: Quen.n I.r;u'ami,
representatives from over 100 unt- u h p ln .. .., sei:ond year Law, for Chan melor
verities and- colleges fceated munist bid o' politi l recogni- of the Honor ,Court; Ben Smath-aior
throughout 40 states. ao inampions r toer fapea inIu e.rcelers, Miami, first year law, for
hrogho0te one ue Samplung Shows 80 Percent of the Honor Cort Ben
One of the main features of this asechamliberal causes rn Clerk of the Honor Court.
meeting was the sectional discus- exploiters and for the ur against the With the election date set for
on ional legend, they are thechampions of Is Im m inent April1, all candidates are plan-
ings consisted of problems offor- minority, and they plead ning to start their campaigns im-
eign students, fraternity matters, the cause of justice for those who By Sandy Geer bait. Of the people interviewed, mediately.
independent students, general hab- have been discriminated against
its of all men students, and stu- because o race, clorin Will there be another war? they all agreed they would be li-
dent government. He continued that the Corn- This question has been knocking able for service in event of war. | i uice
The association was formed in munist political strategy i "to around in the backs of most Flor- Even the veterans, who do not U Iuy f
tion among deans and their stu- doubts and suspicion, and to de- last one was over, but President particularly want to join up
1919 to prom ote closer coopera- o it w eakn e create s and to de T ru m an's Ae liea n B rlh mawu b
dents. This arrangement has velop differeebetween groups Trumans speech lastint w e again, feel that they would be Brahma
worked out so well that it has con- Their Influence In a demo- brought the issue out into theforced to go back in the service.
tinued until today, when it now cratic state Is essentially divi- light. Younger students seemed almost r "f|lIm A$ Art
has on its rolls well over 100 col- sive." The Alligator, in an effort to eager to get a taste of Army, I a 3 Al )sse s
leges at the annual conferences. He described the three "irrecon- find out exactly how the students Navy Marine, or Air service
cilable differences between Corn- feel about the military situation, Nav, Marine, or Air service. Milton R. Thomas, Sarasota
munism and democracy as: the conducted a survey of the campus. Remember that this suey cattleman, was elected president
rejection by the Communists of The questions asked were these: picture of majority campus of the Southeastern Brahman
ell Con I freedom for experimentation; the Do you think we are liable to have does not claim to show the true Breeders Association Monday, and
aim of the Communists to perma- another war? If so, how soon? Do pinion.Thenumber of persons immediatelylashed out at the
-nently acquire all the powers of you expect to see service if there opinion. The number of persons University of' Florida for its
S1 11Ae TAn;a government; and the fundamental is another war? interviewed was small (about "prejudice against Brahman eat-
difference in political techniques. Here is what the survey show- 50 in all) and no attempt was tie."
Slated Tonight "The survival and the extension ed. Almost all the students ask- made to get a representative "Prejudice exists inour colleges
of the democratic traditions are ed, about 80%, believed that we group, the interview bein of agricultur against Brahmans,"
A program of well-known clas- the great challenge of the century are in imminent danger of an- conducted entirely at random. thef agr plain-spoken agThomas asserted.,
sics will be given in University and when we (asfree people) other war. Many believed that Additional information gather- "The Brahman cannot get a kind
Auditorium tonight at 8:15 by stand behind the liberal and pro- 'war could be averted by various ed from campus bull-sessions and word in his home state.
Efrim Fruchtman, violoncellist, gressive forces in other countries means, such as definite action casual conversation with individ- "A boy was flunked because he
assisted by Ellen Wisti, pianist the democratic cause gains by the United Nations, greater uals shows that most students feel insisted in our Florida College of
under the sponsorship of the Uni- strength and character and preparedness by the U. S., or a the draft and Universal Military Agriculture that he be taught the
versity Division of Music and the the flood of Communism will be- stiffened policy. by the State Training measures will be passed facts about Brahmans."
University Symphony Orchestra. gin to recede." Department. by Congress eventually but some The association named a five-
Both young artists are students Associate Douglas spoke on a No one seemed to agree as to believe college students will be man committee to go before offi-
at the famed Juilliard School of University lecture series cor- how soon another war would deferred from service under these cials of the State Experiment Sta-
Music, New York City, and the memorating David Yulee, Flor-come. The lowest estimate placed measures. Members of the various tion and University of Florida
program will consist of the fol- ida's first senator.' The series an- the day at not later than two reserve corps didn't seem to know College of Agriculture to protest
lowing selections: "Toccata" by nually brings to the campus prom- weeks away, while the longest whether they would be called to the "prejudice" against Brahmans.
Frescobaldi; "Mozart Variations" inent lecturers in the field of gov- estimate held out for "five to ten active duty or not. On the committee are Chairman
by Beethoven i"Sonata C Minor" by D- ernmentand b politics. Heiis years from now." The most popu- All in all, while most students W. H. Stuart of Bartow, Lamar
busy; "Suite in C Minor" by introduced by President J. Hillis lar opinion seemed to' be "within contacted admitted the possibility Beauchamp of Winter Haven, T. J.
Bach; "Souvenir of Brazil" by- Miller. a year." of another war, they were willing Durrance, Jr., of Brighton, Pres
Milhaud; "Adagio" by Boccherini, Apparently the whole group to continue in school while sweat- Garner of Vero Beach and Henry
and "Butterfly" by Faure. T considers itself potential draft ing out the fateful day. 0. Partin of Kissimmee.
There is to be no admission estSchedules
charge. Students and friends are PERFORMANCES SCHEDULED FOR 3:30 AND 8:30
invited to attend. C-61, Thursday, March 25, 8:30

Cavalette Dance p Auditorium. Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concert
wa~ai -1-- .0aS students whose last names begin Ce

Thursday Night will report to the Tickets Go On Sale Today At Union
At C CI b 176 of Building E; K to Room 175
At Campus Club of Building E; L to Room 174 of By Barton Johns modern works. He was forced to conductor for three seasons. He
Building E; M to the Chemistry Student tickets for the two per- cancel a full season of guest was conductor of the Michigan
The Cavalettes, dance society Auditorium; N to Room 177 of formances of the Detroit Sym- appearances on the European Symphony Orchestra for four years
for women, is sponsoring an in- Building E; 0O to Room 178 of phony Orchestra appearing here Continent last Spring and Sum- during which time he introduced
formal dance Thursday night Building E; P to Room 179 of Tuesday, will go on sale this aft- mer because of an injury to his many new works, not on)l to De-
from 8 to 11 at the Campus Club. Building E; Q-R go to Science 101; ernoon in Florida Union. Date arm. His arm is now entirely troit but to the United States. He
All new women students who S to Agriculture 108; T-V to Agri- tickets will also be sold at 50 healed and he is conducting an is slated to conduct the Detroit
are interested in becoming mem- culture 104; W-Z to Science 212. cents per person, arduous season of concerts and Symphony Sunday Evening Hour
bers of the Cavalettes are request- C.-31 STUDENTS: Literary Corn- Tickets will be given for only radio engagements, in May, when Krueger leaves for
ed to attend the dance either with prehension Makeup Test will be one of the two performances. Valter Poole has been assistant Europe.
or without a date. Refreshments given Thursday, March 25, at 7 p. 'students desiring to attend both
will be served later in the eve- m. and at 8:30 p. m. in Room 110 performances may obtain their -.s'- r ":a'7"'" i wT' -
ning. of Building I. second ticket at the door prior n+"": .
SPRING MEEToING TO DRAW OVER 200 the beginning of the con- -
The public may obtal tickets'
A Iu i G athe s T W Friday e and Monday in the Flori- ,', ..,'-' ..
ium ni (l tners i S vv ee da Union. Tickets are $1.00 for the 4'*' ""''
3:30 p.m. performance and $1.80 ,| , :..'.-.", : -...

For Varied Two-Day Meet 3 "t:3pm erfe and1.80 "
rect the orchestra in a pre-concert '
By Ralph Olive day rush of activities that always, broadcast beginning at 7:30 p.m. .. l,.-
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2 The Florida Alligator, Wednesday, March 24, 1948


Dean Matherly Addresses

Beta Alpha Psi Banquet


Dean Walter J. Matherly, of the
College of Business Administra-
tion, addressed members and ini-
tiates of Beta Alpha Psi at a ban-
quet in the Primrose Grill follow-
ing initiation Monday night. Pro-
fessor Moshier, of the College of
Bus iness Administration was
toastmaster of the evening and in-
troduced Dean Matherly.
Dean Matherly stated that in-
creasingly each year, scholastic
achievement is becoming more im-
portant- He stated that he believ-
ed that In the future a B.S. or a
B.A. would no longer be sufficient
and he pointed out the way that
the School of Business Adminis-
tration is preparing for this trend.
New courses are being introduced
to cover all four phases of ac-
counting: public, private, govern-
mental and managerial. At the
present the school offers 18 hours


Episcopal Holy

Week Services

Are Announced
Maundy Thursday will be ob-
served by Episcopal students with
a celebration of the Holy Com-
munlon at 7:15 a.m. in the Chapel
of the Incarnation. Compline will
be read at 10:15 p.m.
Good Friday, dedicated as a day
of fasting and prayer commemo-
rating Christ's Crucifixion, will be
observed by the three hour service,
twelve o'clock noon until three
o'clock. Due to class schedules,
students will be allowed to enter
the chapel and leave at their dis-
cretion.
Easter Day there will be a cele-
bration of the Holy Communion
at 9:00.a. m. and a Choral Eu-
charist and Sermon at 11 a.m.
Newly elected officers of the
vestry are Elmer Allen, senior
warden; Reese Shedaker, junior
warderi; Nick Megas, secretary;
and Rick Rickenbach, treasurer.
New members elected to the
vestry were Harry .Burriss, Syd
Matthews, "Archie Potter, Harry
Powell, Leo Winfree, Charles Vick,
Frank Whiteside, and Clinton
Hooten..


At Florida


WINKIE

SAUNDERS

Smokes


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Winkle says:
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Veted TOPS'-Chesterfield is the I
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of accounting for graduate stu-
dents and has 15 graduate stu-
dents. He predicted that by 1950
there would be 150 graduate stu-
dents. New courses are being of-
fered each semester to fill present
gaps in our curriculum.
Me4nbers initiated Tuesday in
the Florida Union were: James M.
Fielder, Bennie M. Hoffenberg,
Geo. G. Murphy, Ralph E. Parr,
Morty Rosenkranz, John E. Roq-
uemore, Jacksonville; G. Roland
Alderson, Gainesville; Livingston
Barwick, Melbourne;- Nickolas J.
Bella, Plant City; John L. Day,
Key West; Solon J. Ellmaker,
Lakeland; Manuel Garcia, Win. T.
Hinson, Tampa; Otis P. Garrett,
Crestview; Harry P. Greenberger,
Okeechobee: Robert G. Jones,
Dade City; Frank J. Milewsk-i.
Clearwater; Neil W. Propst, Lake
Worth; Jerome A. Shine, Lees-
burg; Jim E. Southern, Miamig
Ernest E. Trobaugh, Pensacola;
James Unwin, Pahokee; James F.(
Womeldurf, Jr., Waldo.
William Kenneth Wray, Andrew
t. Decker, Gloucester, Mass.; Wil-
liam S. Hess, Silvvr Springs, Md.;
and Alexander J. Sniatowski, New
York, N. Y., were the faculty
members initiated.

Phi Delt's Initiate

Twenty-Two Men
Florida Alpha of Phi Delta
Theta initiated 22 men in cere-
monies Thursday.
New members are: Van M. Al-
len, Mark D. Bartleson, Norman
E. Donnelly, Richard C. Peters,
Jacksonville; Jack S. Borling,
James D. Franklin, Lacy E. John-
son, Frank 'I. Limpus, Andrew
E. Yaros, Orlando; Jerry Beau-
mont, New Syrmna; Grover C.
Bryan, Umatilla; William C. Clark,
Tampa; Ray E. Chapman, Arthur
W. Wagner, Miami; Robert P.
Gaines, Pensacola; Charles E.
Grimsley. West Palm Beach;
Thomas M. McClelland, Daytona;
Jack E. McKee, Robert A. Run-
cie, St. Petersburg; Bernie Papy,
Key West; Fred H. Watson, Ma-
rianna; and William A. Zeiher,
Hollywood.

Downtown Alligators
4re 'Not For Students
Copies of The Florida Alliga-
tor which are on sale in down-
town locations are not for dis-
tribution to students. The Ga-
tor is made available on the
campus for students.


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B. C. Riley

Dean Bert C. Riley

Made Civilian Aide

To Army Secretary

A statement received from Tom
R. Wyles, chief civilian aide to
Secretary of the Army Kenneth
C. Royall, announced that B. C.
Riley, Gainesville, has been re-
appointed civilian aide to the Sec-
retary of the Army for the State
of Florida.
In this capacity he will cooper-
ate with the Army of the Unitad
States in any manner that may
be prescribed, appoint county
aides and work with Army ad-
visory committees.
Riley will continue as dean of
the General Extension Division.
Hp was authorized to accept this
appointment by the Board of Con-
trol.


Banquet Given

New Members

By APO Frat
Alpha Phi Omega, honorary ex-
scout fraternity, gave a banquet
recently in honor of 20 newly in-.
itiated members.
Principal speakers of the even-
ing were President J. Hillis Mil-
ler, and Richard Whitehead, as-
sistant registrar.
The following men were initiat-
ed; James R. Connell, Coral
Gables; Lee William Elgin, Jr., Mi-
ami Beach; J. Rex Farrior. Tampa;
Lee Hagan II, Jacksonville: Charl-
es H. Hamilton, Miami: George D.
Johnson, Miami; Roy A. P. North,
Jacksonville; C. B .Nucko';, Plant
Ctty; Gordon G. Oldham, Lees-
burg; Earle E. Peoples, South Mi-
ami; Thomas H. Rather, West
Palm Beach; J. Eugehe Reynolds,
Homestead; Doyle Rogers, Ft,
Lauderdale; John T. Rogerson, Mi-
ami Springs; Armond W. Sikes,
Jacksonville; Frank H. Smith. Ft.
Lauderdale; Paul R. Stern, Miami
Beach; John C. Stone, Orlandb;
Arsh Thomas, Starke; Thomas E.
Thdmpson, Ft. Lauderqale,.


Psychology Prof

Addresses SAM
Professor J. A. Martin, Psychol-
ogy Department, discussed the in-
terrelationship of industrial psy-
chology and industrial engineer-
ing in an address at the bi-month-
ly meeting of the Society for the
Advancement of Management last
Thursday evening.
Membership in the local chap-
ter has been increasing as a re-
sult of the efforts to enroll all
industrial and preindustrial en-
gineering students. Eligibility for
membership is based solely upon
registration or intent to register
in a department of the Engineer-
ing College. Non-engineering stu-
dents interested in management
may attend all meetings in the
capacity of guests.



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Campus

Activities


LOS PICAROS
Los Picaros will give another
of their free educational movies
about Latin America tomorrow
at 9 p. m. in the Florida Union
auditorium.
The move will deal with agricul-
ture in Chile and Venezuela and
Brazilian quartz as an aide in
war.
Language in -the pictures is
English. Everyone is invited to
attend.
GAY FOR COMPTROLLER
There will be a short organiza-
tional meeting of the Gay for
Comptroller Club in Room 208,
Florida Union, 4:30 p. m. Thurs-
day. At that time plans for the
coming semester will be discuss-
ed. Particular attention will be
given to plans for the Young
Democrats' luncheon April 2, at
which Gay will speak.
All friends of Gay and prospec-
tive members are urged to attend.
AIEE
A regular monthly business
meeting of the student branch of
the AIEE will 5e held tomorrow
at 7:30 p. m. irf Room, 305, Flor-
ida Union.
All electrical and pre-electrical
students are invited.
A.I.C.E.
There will be a special business
meeting of the student chapter of
American Insditute of Chemical
Engineers thursday at 7 p. m. in
room 203, Benton Hall. Continua-
tion of plans for the Southern Re-
gional Conference to be held at
the University of Florida on April
5 and 6 will be discussed.
All members are urged to at-
tend.
ASCE
Following the business meeting
of American Society of Civil En-
gineers last week, a symposium on
the desirability of the five-year
rather than the four-year curri-
culum leading to a bachelor's de-
gree in engineering was given by
six student members.
Those taking part included: for
the four-year, Cliff Green, Pasco
Sweat, and Charles DeWinkler;
and for the five year J. R. Tilden,
Standley Poole, and,Kin Willets..-
BAPTISt STUDENT UNION
Speaker for the Baptist Stu-
dent Union midweek Vesper Ser-
vice will be J. C. Ramsey Jr.
graduate student an m instructor
in the Department of Chemistry.
The subject of his message will
be "Use of Talents for God."
The Vesper Service Is held at
the Baptist Student Center, 1840
\V' University Aeounhe from 7:00
to 7:30 p. m. All Florida students
and Gainesville residents are cor-
dial v invited.

WSSF Campaign

Dates Announced
By Chairman

The WSSF drive will open on
the campus April 13 and will run
to April 22. it was announced re-
cently by Drive Chairman Tracy
Riddle.
All students are urged to con-
tribute to this relief organization
of students and prbfdksorn of
American universities for the as-
sistance of students and profes-
sors in war-devastated schools
abroad.
WSSF is working in coopera-
tion with UNESCO to further
educational cooperation in the
world. All forms of relief are ad-
ministered through the offices of
World Student Relief in Geneva
and Shanghai. Anyone who wishes
to contribute directly rather than
through the local drive may send
his contribution to ,WSSF. 20
West 40th St., New York 18, New
York.
More details on the drive at the
University of Florida wil be an-
nounced later.

Hotel Clerk: "Inside or outside
room sir?"
Little Moron: "Inside-it looks
like rain."--Auburn Plainsman.


Pictured above Is Mr. Bowen of Sears Roebuck and Co. presenting
prize for the best dozen eggs to C. L. Anderson in a recent chicken and
egg show held irw'downtown Gainesville. Dr. J. Hillis Millerand Dean
Hume are at the extreme right Also pictured is H. H. Hopper.


By Etgene
The Ag. Fair, spo
pha Zeta, will include
the various depart
zations, and schools
. These exhibits
some of the acceptede
addition to the latest
developments Al
these exhibits should
department of their
. Your assistance
Fair projects will
tional as well as ben
college and the. Uni
The Ag Club fish fr
success Dr. and I
Dr. and Mrs. Hume
hundred students,
guests Mrs. Wa
and Mrs. Hoyt Char
highly commended b
guests for the taste
pies and cole slaw .
extended to these w
earned congratulate
BIG event of the
the dedication of th
morial Book Section
Library .A last
ficial acknowledge
Applications for m
the. Florida College
drifting into the F
desk More interest


Cow College Bull

Doss be shown, especially by Univer-
nsored by Al- sity Colege students, to give war-
ie exhibits of rent to the reactivation of that
nents, organi- publication.
of the college The school of forestry is com-
will portray ing along fine with their annual
d practices in The Slash Pine Cache .
st agricultural Over four-fifths of the one thous-
1 interested in and dollar goal has been col-
d contact the elected All interested are urged
r major field to get their subscriptions in. Why
e in these Ag don't all the colleges start a saec-
prove educa- tion in the ALLIGATOR :. Such
neficial to the as 'With the Engineers' and 'Cow
versity. College Bull' It promotes in-
ry was a great terest and is collectively inform-
Irs. Miller .. active to the students . More
. Over two on the Cow College clubs and or-
faculty, and ganizations later.
Iter Friedman
les were most Formal Initiation
Dy the honor F rmalInitiaton
ful hush-pup-
SThe Club Held By KAs
omen a well
on .. The Twenty-one pledges were form-
evening was ally initiated into the Kappa Al-
e Abbott Me- pha Order at a ceremony held Fri-
a for the Ag day afternoon in the Episcopal
ing and bene- Chapel.
ient. Inducted into full membership
membership on were:
Farmer are William S. Martin, Bartow; Ken-
Florida Union neth Beeson, Frank Morgan, Carl-
it will have to ton Morgan, St. Augustine; Syl-


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Baptist Student

Union Elects

New Officers
Dick B r o o m e, Jacksonvif
Chancelor of the Honor Court a
Florida Blue Key member, w
elected president of Baptist Si
dent Union for the coming ye
at an election Sunday evejiis
Raymond Koonce, B.S.U. stude
secretary, announced this week
Other officers who will con
pose 'he B.S.U. Executive Coun
for the coming year are: Lar
Gavents, Tampa, enlistment vi
president; Louis Edwards, Miax
associate enlistment vice pre
dent; Francis Helms, Gainesvil
devotional vice president; Pr
Langston, DeFuniak Springs,
sociate devotional vice presides
Joy Lee, Gainesville, social vic
president; Blake Whisenet, Tan
pa, associate social vice president
Marian Sanders, Ocala, secretary
Henry Nash, Tampa, treasure
Jack Parham; Jacksonville, edit
of the B.S.U. paper; Al Gammai
Miami, music director; Bob Pr
ham, Jacksonville, extension
rector; John Evans, Niceville
sociate extension director; Ea
Peoples, Miami, Sunday Sch(
representative; Francis Skippi
Avon Park, Training Union repr
sentative; Douglas M. Knap
Tampa, publicity director; Fran
Baggot, Panama City, promotii
director; Jack Harley, Miami, i
tramural manager, and Dr. W
liam A. Gager, Mathematics d
apartment, faculty advisor.
The newly elected officers w
assume their duties immediate
following the state B.S.U. Retre
at Camp O'Lena, April 16-18. T
Executive Council is the coordina
ing body of all B.S.U. activities
the University of Florida campus
The council has a weekly busine
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grams of the organization are d
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Fred Tolby, Jacksonville; Charl
Sein, Tennessee: and Joe Davill
Orlando.


Camera Club Adds

Five New Members

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nd
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tu- of the Camera Club Monday nighi
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ng, They were Dick Bowles, Lawrenct
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m- Members are planning a field
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Managing Editor .... ..................Ted Shurtleff
Business Manager .................. Ken Richards
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iperbins.

Easter Observance Urged
SThis week is Holy Week in the ycar'.s calendar-one of
the most important weeks in the calendar Friday is Good
Friday-one of the darkest days in the year's calendar, as
far as Christianity is concerned. Sunday is Easter-one
of the brightest days of resurrection in the Christian cal-
endar.
We want to urge each student to look at this week's
background, studying its great significance so that we can
wipe from our daily lives the actual sins that crucified Je-
sus nearly 2,000 years ago. The very same forces of old
.-envy, slander, revenge and moral lassitude-are pre-
dominant in the world today. This week can show up
the forces at work within our own selves.
As E. J. Ree slated : "No man can come to Easter morn-
ing with a careless heart who goes with Christ through
Holy Week with a questioning soul. His soul's windows
are set ajar. He sees. in part he understands. It is the
Jerusalem way possessing its palm branches and cross
beams."
Attend services this week, and understand your own
goals and ambitions through the significance of this one
week in the year.


Using Democratic Method
In his book, "War and Peace," Tolstoy stated that noth-
ing can be effective or permanent unless it is put into use
by the democratic method.
We give that statement to you for several reasons.
Things have happened on this campus-both politically
and in some of the organizations-to give the appearance
that students sometimes forget about the democratic meth-
od. %
We give this to follow in the path of our other ideals
we try to put before the students for guidance. Perhaps
some of them are too high for some students to grasp, but,
nevertheless, we have not been swayed by any particular
group, but intend to place the high ideals of student gov-
ernment and social life ever before the students.
The student who printed two letters across the campus a few weeks
ago, known as "A Student," made his appearance at the Alligator5
office this week. It is quite evident that he believes in the democratic
method, and believes in what the Alligator has stood for this year-1
all except one thing, and that he says the newspaper has no right to
comment on anything political. If some terrible political menace
strikes the campus, the Alligator must not' say anything about it, he
says.
We want to make it clear to those who think we are fighting against
any particular group, that all political parties have come under our
criticism about democratic methods. We have only set our ideals for-
ward. In all its meetings thus far, the Varsity Party has conducted
Itself amiably. It has made great progress, and almost every plank
Is a good plank to back.
In the past, the democratic method of setting goals and policies and
platforms down, and asking groups to vpte on whether or not they
agree with their principles, and If they do. to join the organization,
is the only way to put something into effect.
The Varsity Party may become more democratic now than the
ether two, but the fact still remains that it was organized by several
leaders, who gathered up fraternities before a democratic vote could
be taken, and then they looked over the principles. Of~ course ; It is
evident that the leaders had goals in mind before organizing the
party.
Another of the un-democratic method of campus politics is the way
the "bloc" vote is used. Fraternity -affiliation should not be the rea-
son for voting for less qualified men. We will always stock by that
reasoning. This is prevalent in all parties.
Thus, we are setting the democratic method before you.
Each student should accept his responsibility for student
government ent.


SATURDAY, March 20 The
week might well have been called
"Florida Players' Week" in honor ..
of JOAN OF .LORRAINE. There -7
was a gala opening Tuesday night
complete with a broadcast done in
the style of a Hollywood premiere.
The play drew praise from first ,'-
nighters: President and Mrs. Mill-
er, Dr. and Mrs. Allen, GAINES-
VILLE SUN Critic Jim Camp, Dr.
and Mrs. Constans, Dr. anti Mrs.
Dusenbury, and A L LI G A T OR 'ult I need that barrel to make fir
Critic Gerald Clarke. George
Freedly attended the Friday nignt
showing and went backstage to Pr posed Am
compliment the cast. There are
plans now afoot to take the play A petition has been sent to the pre;
on a road tour, perhaps first to the following amendment to the studes
Jacksonville and at. Pete '. The on the ballot in the Spring Election, 19
triumph of HENRY V which Be it resolved that Article IV, Seq
played Tuesday through Thurs- 11 which reads, "Forty cents per stu
day was not that it disappoint- ORANGE PEEL," be amended to re
ed a few easy-to-please movie- per semester shall be devoted to the
goers but that it enthralled many
difficult-to-please moviegoers T d
Mrs. John J. Tigert saia over the Early T o Bed
telephone, "Contrary to any ru-
mor, I am not General Sherman's
granddaughter." This is the sec- .
ond time that a similar rumor has "Early To Bed" has run the
made the rounds of Gainesville gamut of much pro-and-con critic-
living rooms. Fullease, peeople- ism in the past few weeks.
SUNDAY, March 21 Mary There are those who say that
Jane Miles, the photogenic lass the function of a campus news-
who was a candidate for Fall paper column is to deal strictly
Frolics queen last year, has been with campus affairs. Others main-
elected president of Sigma Kappa tain that a college journal's
sorority. Maybe you neard MLary column should be lightheaded;,
Jane in the WRLJF presentation flippant and inane. In inanity lies
of PRIDE AND PREJ JDICE strength, they say. sui
Tom Henderson whispers that the Your writer has been accused cha.
Ballet Theatre has been contacted of everything from bomb-throw- vita
for next year's Lyceum program. ing Communism to complete fool- fact
They travel with a 30-piece or- ishness, from being insidiously W
chestra so it is hoped that the clever to being down-right no- vill<
new gymnasium will be completed good. Some thinking readers how- now
by the time they arrive .. Teach- ever, have asKed, "what is your mor
ers on the campus have often been position-what, are you trying to und
criticized for not entering more get across?" little
heartily into the extra-curricula So forthwith we'd like to pre- arte
life of the University. But what sent a prospectus for the retnaind- pori
has the University done to en- er of the columnar semester. L
courage this movement? We pass We believe that college is pre- Jor
on the suggestion that the Uni- paration for life, a fact that can- Riv
versity build or designate a teach- not be disputed. If we bury our are
ers' club where the faculty can heads in the academic sands now, thri
meet, relax, and get to know each when we come up for air the only Cor
other. It has been done for years thing to look forward to is a nice ting
in other schools, fat atomic bomb. sold
MONDAY, March 22 Dan- We believe that only through stai
cing the Castle Walk in Palm international cooperation, the loss Ma]
Beach is the willow-wand Irene of some sovereignty and the gain and
herself. Presence of this famous of some basic morality can civili- dowx
woman, now Mrs. George En- nation survive. College students Car
zinger, who not only made Amer- face the indisputable situation of fool
ica dance-conscious, but who start- having to live in that world. man
ed the style of bobbed hair, hhs We believe that most Florida terms
proved a decided shot in the arm of c
to the late season THE MIRA-
CLE OF THE BELLS, starring
Frank Sinatra, Fred MacMurray, ri 8e irteen
and Valli, opens in Miami on Eas-
ter Sunday. You may read the She: "Do youwant to stop the
book in our library MoreDo you etheart"
news from the Speech Depart- ar and eat, sweetheart?"
ment: President Miller and George He o, p .
Freedley have both accepted hon- They say familiarity breedsat-
orary memberships in the Florida temp.-Mexico Lobo.
Players. Will they be cast in a tempt.-M Lobo.
play? The American Broad- doughnut said to the
casting Company has changed the The little doughnut said to the
Sunday Evening Hour network threelayerd all your dough, I
broadcast of the Detroit Sym- "If I had all your dough, I
phony to 7 o'clock. Sunday-after- wouldn't be hanging around this
next, the program will be aired hole."-Arkansas Trailer.
from Tampa.; Dr. Karl Krue- --
ger will conduct Tschaikowsky's Little Wilbur was walking his
SIXTH SYMPHONY, the OVER- girl home after school. Both were
TURE TO MIDSUMMER eight years old.
NIGHT'S DREAM by Mendels- "Margie," said Wilbur fervent-
sohn, TILL EULENSPIEGEL by ly, "You are the first girl I have
Richard Strauss, ENCHANTED ever loved."
LAKE by Liadow, and Wagner's "Just my luck," she snapped.
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We suspect that the program to ---- -
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,A, By Gerald Clarke
The day my
review of the
Gladys Swartout
concert appeared,
I was confronted
at my room by
my roommates,
who, immediate-
ly after my re-
turn from a long
.-9 hard day of
-.^:,- classes, joined in
a threatening chorus. "Boy, are
ybu going to get it!" Timorously I
asked what they meant.
"There was a guy here earlier
who really wanted to rake you
ody that over the coals about your 9warth-
De placed out review. We told him he could
find you here at 11." To add color,
clause and, presumably to frighten me
to the somewhat, which they did, they
student furnished the following descrip-
tion: "He's heavy and he's got a
big scar across his forehead."
That night as I returned to the
!.' -room about 11:45, I found the per-
son described. He did have a scar
S on his forehead and he was rath-
er hefty, but he didn't seem quite
Al< so ferocious as the roommates
described him. I judged he had
been sitting-waiting-since 11,
for he was deep in the midst of
a political discussion with my
Cuban roommate, who fortunate-
ly does not understand English
yet.
The withering intellectual force
which h had been directed at politi-
want a cal questions was now turned full
ad about blast at me. From a barrage of
hind-the- words which seemed next to mean-
ingless I selected a few, and after
at Gran- considerable deliberation I decided
e, but is that this person was trying to in-
ed, and troduce himself.
Lges are For the next 15 minutes-in a
that a torrent of language, which could
the right at best be called psuedo-English,
most im- he tried to tell me what he was
about. He was expressing disap-
,he River proval of 'my review. He added
with the tlfat he isn't a student, but an
t h e r e ALLIGATOR reader just the
Avenues same, which leaves his exact
Norman status slightly in question.
eeth-grit- From 12:15 to 12:30 I found
a dead out why the disapproval. He said I
street he should have written more about
e way on the social side of the event, the
Picadilly clothes, the reception, etc. When 1
winding managed to break in, I defended
drag of myself on the grounds that I con-
ing with sider myself a music critic, or
ns . at least a fledgling critic, and
hidden in- tha; the social side of things is
ds to is, usually a bit beyond my range.
our time. From then tell 12:45 the discus-
uestion? sion went on. Finally I admitted


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Editor
I would like to give the following information to the Independents
of the campus:
. 1. There is equal representation between Independents and Frater-
nities on the Varsity Party nominating committee and no one group
can oyerride the other.
2. The so-called "questionable Independent element" of the party
is made up of about 90 per cent of the Independents on the nominat-'
ing committee of the old Gator Party, some of the outstanding mem-
bers of the old All-Students' Party, plus an active group of other In-
dependents that are interested in promoting the welfare of the Inde-
pendents on the campus.
3. The Independents of this party are not in it for personal gain,
None of them who was an officer in the opposing parties received a
higher office in the Varsity Party and none of them is running for
office in the current election. However, all three Independents who
are running for Big Five on the Varsity ticket were approached by
"big wheels" of the opposing parties and offered nominations on their
tickets. These candidates feel, like the rest of us, that the, Varsity
Party can, and will, do more for Student Government than either, or
both, the opposing parties.
4. The people who are doing so much to split the Independents
now, are the Fraternities who were not asked to join the Varsity Party
due to their well-known lack of ability to cooperate.
Dick Stanley
Vice Chairman, Varsity Party

Student Gripes About C-3
Dear Pen,
This is the first letter I have ever written to be published, although
it probably won't be last if I don't soon get out of the University Col-
\lege-particularly the C-3 department, sometimes called "English Mu-
seum" by some of the students in the course.
The reason for this letter stems indirectly from an "Open Letter to
C-3" Students" from. Honorable J. Hooper Wise chairman of C-3. I
have been fed-up with the situation in this particular course for some
time.
The staff concerned in this course seems to feel that flowery lan-
guage can cover up deficiencies of a basic nature in the instruction. I
do not believe that the material offered in the course is presented in
the right way. It is made compulsery for .all students to take this
course who do not pass the comprehensive exams at the beginning of
their enrollment in the University. I believe the main fault is that
there is not enough latitude allowed in setting up of regulations gov-
erning absences insofar as "A" students are concerned. Why shouldn't
good students be allowed more leeway in attending classes? I know
that the argument will be set worth that "A" students would not be
TAKING the course. That may be true but I made an "A" In C-31
and took all the cuts I could get away with. Maybe I'm below aver-
age but I don't think so,
I am of the same opinion which seems to be the general feeling
among the students of "English." That is: the C-3 department is
"CHICKEN." .
If any repercussions come out of this letter, and I hope that they do,
please refer them to me. I've had my fill.
tH. Arlington

Calls For Correct Analysis


As a student of international
relations I would like to know
*where the columnist Marty Lubov,
self-professed authority on inter-
national affairs, gets his informa-
fatigue from a hard day's study
and he left, still insisting that
the social side is the only import-
ant one.
Maybe so.


tion.
His ability to look Eft a serious
and dangerous situation with such
a blase attitude is, indeed, a dan-
gerous thing. His implications that
the present situation is caused' by
a small group of publicity-seek-
ing, mercenary men, makes him
guilty of the charges which he has
thrown at other columnists.
3. R. Trapioner, Jr.


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4 The Florida Alligator, Wednesday, March 24, 1948


MURAL


Gator Swimmers Nose SEC Champs


MUSINGS


By Julian Clarkson 4 1 I

THE ORANGE LEAGUE softball title may be prema-
turely decided this afternoon when a strong Pike nine
clashes with an ever-dangerous Phi Delt array on Field 3
of the drill field at 4:30. This all-important clash will
open play in the bottom bracket of the Orange circuit and-
will draw most of the attention directed toward the day's
slate of contrasts as Phi Delt Pitcher Al Lindgren leads
the '47 runner-up against an outfit spearheaded by either
Bill Boyd or Manager Tommy Hill, both ace moundsmen
with plenty of experience.
As usual, the tourney pairings failed to distribute the
stronger teams equally between the two brackets with
the result that the Pikes, Phi Delts, defending champion
Delta Tau Deltas, ATOs, and the fifth place team last
year, the SPEs, all wound up in the same round robin
group. In the other division, the SAEs and KAs are sup-
posed to have smooth sailing until they bump into each
other.
The KAs exhibited power plus at the plate Monday
afternoon as they opened play in the top bracket of the
Orange division with a 13-3 victory over Kappa Sigma.
Catcher Ed Drew led a victorious 17-hit assault for the
winners with four for four and barely missed hitting for
the cycle, getting a homer and a double with his pair of
singles.

WHILE ON THE SUBJECT of frat softball we'd like
to apologize to the Theta Chi nine for neglecting to men-
tion their outstanding record of last year in our premili-
nary roundup of the Blue League softball meet. With
Bill Lorenz on the mound and a hustling offense that
produced plenty of runs, the Theta Chis won their
bracket by outlasting a tough SPEou tfit in '47 and
didn't relinquish their spot in the tourney until edged
out by the champion DTD team in the semi-final round.
Could be that the TX ball club will provide the fire-
works in the Blue loop.

REGARDLESS OF WHAT is said about the brand of
ball played in the Dorm League softball meet, we're as-
sured that there's never a dull moment when the dorm
boys take the diamond. Strolling past the Buckman B-C
vs. Tempt K game last week, we. stopped to find out how
the game was progressing. "What's the score ?" we in-
quired of a boy walking off the field. "Buckman's ahead
11-0," he countered with a surprising amount of pep.
They must really be socking it to you," we remark-
ed by way of conversation before moving on.
"Heck, no, wait'll we get to bat once ahd then see
what happens," he retorted. He wasn't far from wrong.
Temp. K scored 10 times in their half of tne first, and the
game finally went out 21-20, Buckman, after four lengthy
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Alabama Trips


Gator Nine In


Opener, 10-2

Florida's baseball team opened
the '48 season Monday bowing to
Alabama as tne Tide hitters punch-
ed out 13 base knocks including
one home run to win 10-2.
'Bama's lefty Joe Kirkland held
the Gators to seven hits, struck
out 1 men, and walked seven.
Bob Adams and Jack Gaines
pitched for the Gators. Adams
fanned six ano walked none in his
seven inning stint. Gaines fanned
two.
Tide Scores
The Crimson Tide' opened the
scoring in the second inning to
take a one run lead but the Ga-
tors evened the county in the
fourth. The score was tied un-
til the sixth when 'Bama pushed
over two runs and took a com-
manding lead in the seventh scor-
ing four times. The Gators came
back in their half of the seventh
to score once and make the score
read 7-2.
Jack Rutledge, Alabama short-
stop, climaxed the game with a
long home run over the left field
wall with one aboard in the three-
run ninth to finish the scoring.
No Punch
The Gators put men in scoring
position almost every inning but
lacked the punch to bring them
home as they left 11 men strand-
ed on the bases. Kirkland's in-
ability to find the plate go him
into trouble often. In the Gator
half of the first inning, he walk-
ed the first two men to face him
but the 'Bama infield held togeth-
er to come up with some excellent
defensive play and pull him out of
the hole. The 'Bama infield saved
Kirkland inning after inning.
Jack Ledoux, .300 hitter last
year led the Gator hitting attack
with two of the seven safeties
garnered off Kirkland.
Joe Folmar with three hits led
the 'Bama hitters followed by Joe
Sharp with two hits including a
triple.


Florida Golfers

Score Win Over

Jax NHavy, 24-12
Florida's golf team scored their
second win of the season Thurs-
day when they downed Jackson-
ville Navy, 24-12, on the Gaines-
ville Country Club course. The
win avenged an early season loss
to the Blue Jackets.
,Dick Walker paced Florida with
a one under par 70. He and Leon
Sikes teamed up to down Colter
and Grego, 5%-3 in the first
foursome. Colter was low man for
the Navy with a 72.
Bud Coit and Joe English 'de-
feated MacDonald and Robinson,
5-3/. Coit fired a 74 and Eng-
lish a 78..
Jack Vidal with a 73 and Jack
Redding with a 76 scored a 6%-
2% win over Scott and Rapecz of
the Sailors, while Gators Elbert
Thompson and Grover Childers
took the final foursome by drop-
ping Whistler and Carleson, 6%-
2%. Thompson shot a 78 with
Carleson having a 77.
The Gators meet Mercer here
Friday.

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Stars of the 20-team University of Florida Relays on March 27th:
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and Bill Payne, ace vaulters; Florida's Track Coach Percy Beard, origi-
nator of the Relays and former World- record holder for the 120 yard
hurdles; Loyd LaMois, crack'broad Jumper; George Hills, SEC shot put
titlist; and Dinky Bowen, high-ranking Javelin sailer.



Georgia Teachers Meet

Gator Nine Here Thursday


Gator baseball fans will see
their third game of the week
Thursday at 3:30 when the Geor-
gia Teachers College from States-
boro, Ga., come down to play the
Gators here. Florida played two
conference games with Alabama
this week. .
Coach Dave Fuller has announc-
ea that either Fred Montsdeoca
or Bob Adams will pitch for the
Gators, both are right handers
from the mound staff which is
almost devoid of southpaw hurlers.
The starting lineup will be
changed from the lineup that
opened against Alabama and will
find Jack Ledoux in right field,
Calvin Davis in center, Bill Poole
in left, and Ed White at short-
stop. Ledoux punched out two
singles against Bama Monday.
The other Gator starters will
probably be Bobby Forbes at the
initial sack. Rodney Hudson at
second, Ed Brown at third, and
Jewell Walker catching'.

Weekly Winners
Are Announced
By Camera Club
"Perspective",by Henry Weisen-
burger and "Little Gossip" by Dan
Allen were chosen pictures of the
week for March 15-20 and March
8-12 by the Camera Club. With
only a few weeks left before the
deadline, prizes as well as entries
continue to pour in. Prizes thus
far have been contributed .by
Marable .Studio, McCrory, Wises,
Vidals, Dave's Snack S ho p,
Streit's Bicycle, Shop, Chestnut's:
University City Florist, Variety
Store, Jack and Jill Toy Shop, and
Modern Shoe Shop.
Harry Rabb, former dark room
manager, was elected president
when Jason Hailey, newly re-elect-
ed president, rejected his office.
Hailey is working for the promo-
tion of correspondence 'courges- in
photography- which may eventual-
ly lead to a regular curriculum of,
photography at the University.
After business was transacted
color slides taken on the recent
field trip to St. Augustine were
projected.

Supper Party Honors
Alpha Chi Pledges
Alpha Chi Omega, active group
on the campus was entertained
last week by the Gainesville Alum-
nae Club with a spaghetti supper
at the home of Dr. and Mrs. ".
W. Wilson. Invited to the picnic
supper were all actives, alumnae,
and their husbands or dates.
The party was given in honor
of the three new Alpha Chi
pledges.

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Intramural
Results
Independent Handball
Singles: Vagabonds over Hillel,'
21-6, 21-10; Presbyterian over Tar-
pons, 21-7, 22-20.
Doubles: Hillel over Crane, 19-
21, 21-9, 21-15; Presbyterian over
Conchs, 21-6, 21-9.
Independent Volleyball
Mortar and Pestle over Crane,
15-9, 15-1; CLO-over Wildcats, 15-
8, 11-15, 15-13.
Dorm Softball
Murphree L-M 13, Buckman
B-C 2; Air Base 11, Murphree A-B
10.
Frat Softball
DX 15, AGR 9; KA 13, KS 3.

Hernando Alumni
Club Is Planned:
Formation of Alumni club for
Hetnando County was the chief
topic of discussion at the last
meeting of the Brooksville Club.
The formative meeting of the
new club, scheduled to take place
this month, has been postponed
until April. At that time mem-
bers of the University of Florida
Brooksville club will entertain the
Hernando County Alumni and dis-
cuss the new organization.
Membership in the Hernando
County Alumni Club will not be
limited to Alumni. Any interested
citizen of Hernando County may
become an associate member.



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Relay Ticket
Prices Listed
Tickets for the Florida Relays
which will be held here at the Uni-
versity will be priced at $1.50 for
adults and $1.00 for children, it
was announced by Coach Percy
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All students will be admitted
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Varsity Netters


Score 6-1 Win


Over Freshmen

Coach Herman Schnell's varsity
tennis team scored a 6-1 victory
over Coach Bill Potter's freshman
in an exhibition match last Fri-
day before a small sweltering
bleacher crowd.
The Orange and Blue boys ran
true to form, with but one fresh-
man breaking through with a win.
Jacksonville's Andy Ziebe opened
up his bag of tricks on varsity
man Harry Terrell in the open-
ing match and routed him in short
time, 6-0, 6-2.
Co-captain Bobby Riggins had
trouble with Berney Segal before
downing the youngster, 2-6, 7-5,
6-4. Reece Cooper coasted 6-1, 6-2
over little Joe Pyle and Bill
Oughterson outstroked freshman
John Schumpert.
Jack Borling had to come from
behind to whip Felix D'Allesandro,
3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in an exciting strug-
gle. The freshman's powerful fore-
hand baffled Borling the first set
until Borling settled down to wear
out his opponent by making him
run for fast and careful place-
ments.
Joe Dunayer beat Ward Wag-
ner, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 with steady play-
ing interspersed with intervals of
monotonous demonstrations of
lobbing.
Dunayer teamed with Frank
Skillman to blast Pyle and Wag-
ner, 6-1, 6-2. The other two
doubles matches were re-sched-
uled because of darkness.
The Gatore open the season Fri-
day in Lakeland when they meet
Florida Southern's Mocassins, and
then travel to Coral Gables where
they will battle Miami's Hurri-
canes Saturday.

See What's Cooking
In Friday's Edition
For a factual report of what's
actually cooking in the University
Cafeteria. look for Jim Baxley's
story in the Friday edition of the
Gator. Baxley toured the present
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Genovar's Strategy Pays

Off As Ga. Tech Falls 44-31
By John Williford
Coach Frank Genovar's precisioned strategy proved tor
much for Georgia Tech last Monday, when the Gatoi
swimming team- outpointed the Sdutheastern Conferenc(
champs 44-31, in one of the hottest meets ever staged here
It was one coach's brainwork pitted against the other's,
for both coaches knew the other team like a book-anc
the Florida mentor's tactics apparently proved the better,
The Techmen had beaten Florida's splashers twice pre.
.iously; on.:e in a seasonal meet
at the Tech pool, and the other champion from St. Pete. Bracke,
the SEC meet in Atlanta, where completely outclassed both Te
the Floridians were nosed out by divers to gather an easy firs
six points, place. The springboard artist ha
Both coaches, knowing that the, built up a reputation as being on,
last even.the 400-yard freestyle of the top flipsters in the South
relay-would be the tale-teller, as and remains undefeated in confer
it had been in both previous meets, ence competition.
purposely threw two races to save The breaststroke saw Sam Rid
their best dashmen for this event, outnewcomer in Florida's swim
Johnny Hiles, SEC winner of both r s s
220 and 440, was on the side- ming ranks, swim neck and nee]
the 220 and 440 was othehe side- with the two Tech breast-strek
lines in the 440, as Bill Pepper ers for the full 200 yards,_ ont
and Ma-rk Brow gathered an easy to get out-touched by a few incle
first and second in this event. On in the stretch. Bud McDou
the other hand, Genovar kept Lou regular Gator breast-strokerga
Brown, 100-yard specialist, out of out due to illness.
the medley relay and John Cornell
out of the 440, enabling both men The Gators are scheduled t,
to swim in the 400-yard relay. As wind up the season next wee]
planned. Tech won the medley re- when they invade Miami to inee
lay. the University of Miami tankmer
Gators Lead
Going into the decisive event the
strategy was about to pay off-
this time, Florida's Lou Brown,-
one of Genovar's holdovers, gain-
ed a five-yard lead in the first 100
yards of the 400-yard relay, and
it was easy sailing the rest of the
way, with Henry Martin, Cornell,
and Tom Brown keeping the lead.
The closest race of the meet,
Gators had a six point lead over
the Georgians, and somebody's
however, came when Florida's
Bill Pepper matched strokes with
Tech's Johnny Hiles in the 220.
Both swimmers were side-by-side
all the way, but Pepper throttled
it out in the stretch to out-touch
the stocky Yellow Jacket by a
fraction of a second. Hiles had
beaten Pepper in the SEC meet. New
Brown Wins
Lou Brown, the youngest of the 1948
three brothers swimming for the
Gators, remained undefeated in Spring & Summer
collegiate competition in the 100-
yard dash and also garnered a Samples
much needed first place in the 50-
yard swim. The 18-year-old Tam- Now On Display
pan holds both the Tech and Flor-
ida pool records in the 100. His At
brother, Tom, pulled a second out Beer's Tailors
of the 150-yard backstroke, and
Mark, the other brother, came in Alterations
second in the 440. 424W. A
The diving picture was again 424 W. University Ave.
dominated by Billy Bracken. SEC


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