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Full Text

Student Owned

Student Controlled

Dedicated To Student



tNii Aato r

For A Challenge

ToStudent Government

See Editorial,/ Page 6

On Summer Inactivity

VOL. 39; NO. 41.


FRIDAY^ MAY 14, 1948

Top Summer Enrmlintent

Clouded By Inactivity

fIn(aifaArnitu And IndeandeAnt rmn nc

The University of Florida, not to be out-done by the United States
as a % hole. also has it's "Big Three." an outstanding counterpart of
the U. S. "Big Three." At upper left, is Gator Gulch. Into which could
tk- thrown ti1o Grand Can.ons. Lower left reveals our "Splatter
Springs." uhich has 2-to-1 more chlorine than Silier Springs. Above
Is pictured Hannibal Q. Peak (sans elephants) who has been looking
for Shangri-La for si% nveeks but hasn't found her yet. Boys live In
that room. stupid.


'UN Must Be World Federation

To Insure Peace', Says Dr. Holt

Dr. Hamilton Holt, President of Rollins
, College, Addresses Audience Here


New Publication Created Here

Advances Student Expression

Initial Issue Dedicated To Mahatma Gandhi;
Dr. Brent Allinson Contributes Guest Column

Next week will see the publica-
tion of the new quarterly maga-
zine, "Fathom," which was creat-
ed, according to its editors, "to ad-
vance the- opportunities for stu-
dent expression."
Editor of the new cultural mag-
azine is Julius Ser; Managing Ed-
itor, Stanley Axelrod; and Busi-
ness Manager, Ronald Levy. The
staff consists of Ed Pinson, Leo
Osheroff, and Jerry Karpf. Larry
Ricker, Danny Kohl, Herb Stall-
!worth, and Art McGee comprise
the editorial board.
The magazine is non-secretarian
and, according to its editors, "will
Jii.nt.L I.:. ...prr p, gart r,.- .any parr-
t.":, .r point of view. Our guide,"
trie janitor: continue, 'has been the
knowledge that truth does not-
dwell upon one side of an issue.
Satisfactory conclusions can only

Dr. Morrison

Found Dead

At Residence
Dr. Roy W. Morrison, 53-year-
old professor in the University of
Florida's College of Education,
died at 9:30 a. m. yesterday as
the results of wounds suffered
from a .22 calibre rifle at 8:30 a.
m., according to Alachua County
Officials of Sheriff Fred Hollo-
man's office reported that the rifle
was lying beside the body of' Dr.
Morrison on the floor of the sun'
porch in his Hibiscus Park home.
State Attorney T. E. Duncan'
said late this morning that.no in"-
quest will be held in connection
with the death, but that he is con-
ducting a personal investigation.
The deceased was an instructor
at the University since last Feb-
ruary and came here from the
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill, N. C. Surviving him
are his wife and daughter Helen.

...oles For '46, '47,
On Sale In Book Store
Yearbooks for 1946 and 1947
are now on sale in the book-
store. Price of the '46 Seminole
is one dollar and the '47 edition
is 50 cents.

be reached through a synthesis of
opposing elements."
Illustrating this principle, the
first issue contains an article en-
titled "Civil Rights Reconsidered."
The "Pro" side of the question
has been taken by Danny Kohl,
and the "Con" by Fred McNulty.
Dr. Brent D. Allison, who soon
leaves the University to become
educational adviser to General
Clay in Germany, has contributed
a guest column on the subject
"Pax Vobiscum Americana."
The first issue of "Fathom" will
contain an article on existentialismn
by John Throne, poetry and illus-
tration by well-known Flacea poet
-Paul Nabb, and a short-story by
Jerry Karpf. Campus writer Art
McGee of WRUF. who will next
winter travel to Europe for PIC
magazine, has promised articles on
his trip for publication in the
The editors have dedicated the
initial issue of the magazine to
Mahatma Gandhi, who, they feel,
was "the embodiment of the spir-
itual principles of truth and love
in the battle against narrow self-
ishness and oppressive exploita-
The magazine, published in lim-
ited edition, will be available at
the library, or by subscriptions,
Which can be obtained by mailing
$1.00 (for 5 issues) to FATHOM,
Box 3037, University Station,

Hinckley New

Head F.P. A.
Dr. E. D. Hirckley, head of the
Department of Psychology, was
elected president of the Florida
Psychological Association as its
annual meeting at Rollins College,
May 1.
Dr. Hinckley succeeds Dr. Paul
Finner, Florida State University,
who was elected to serve this
year as vice-president. Dr. C. H.
Seiner of the University of Mi-
ami, was named secretary, and
the treasurer is Dr. Alex Waite
of Rollins. The executive commit-
tee of the organization will be
composed of these officers plus
William J. Meads, University of
Florida, who was elected student-
at-large, and Dr. L. B. Slater, Uni-
versity of Miami, who was elected
program chairmen.


No Miracles Promised

But Clinic Helps Many
Several hundred University stu- pends on the case and more on
dents, as well as many more men, the desire of the person whose
wm ,and children throgo hearing or speech is defective, to
women, and children throughout overcome his difficulty. All are
the state, who suffer senous treated on a voluntary basis. Even
speech or hearing difficulties are University students whose requir-
enrolled in the University of Flor- ed tests show them to be sub-
ida Speech and Hearing Clinic for normal, are not required to re-
treatment of speech defects in- port to the clinic although they
cluding stuttering, lisping, cleft are urged to.
palate, speech impediments caus- Recording facilities are wide-
ed by spastic and flaccid paralysis,, Jy used in the therapeutic treat-
pitch defects, dialect, delayed ment, as a check on the speak-
speech, quality defects, and the her's progress, motivation for the
large group of articulation prob-. individual,, and a research medi-
lems. ium for the clinic staff. Both
Headed by Dr. Lester Hale, who individual and class exercises are
has also conducted speech and offered depending upon the na-
hearing clinical work at Louisiana ture of the defect.
State University and the Univer- One of the clinic's outstanding
sity of Wisconsin, the Florida Clin- projects and a field in which Dr.
ic lists in its current files per- Hale and his associates hope to
sons ranging in age from three expand is the oral English train-
years to 30, with the majority in ing program for the Universty's
their late teens and early twen- foreign students.
tic9-the average University stu- Currently, eight Latin American
dent-for all comers are taken at students are enrolled in the clinic
the clinic for diagnostic help and for dialect aid and assistance is
just as many as can be accommo- always offered foreign speaking
il.ed by the clinical staff for rem- students who seek it. An organized
-aial speech and hearing treat- program, specially for the benefit
ment. No charge is made for these for an increasing number of Span-
services. ish speaking students, but to in-
No miracles or cures are prom- clude all dialects, is an aim of the
Ised by the clinic since a lot de- clinic.

Dr. Hamilton Holt, Rollins Col-
lege president, called for a world
government here Tuesday, saying
that the United Nations would
die like the League of Nations
unless it was transformed into
a world federation.
peamng "at mie university
of Florida under the sponsor-
ship of the International Rela-

Bill Castagna

New Leader

Of Demos

,Confidence Expressed
In Slate Of Offices
Elected Tuesday Nite

By Fran White
B i Il Casagna
was elected pres-
ident of the
SYoung Demio-
crats at the
meeting held
Tuesday night.
S'- o ,-Oth-r.o ffi c.e'rs
elected wv.ere: Rex
Farrier. vice
president: Bob
S R iz n e r. secre-
tar,%; and Har-
vey Page, treasurer.
The four members of the Board
of Directors at large elected at
this time include Jerry Miller, Lou
Fields, C. B. Nuckles, and Craig
Massey. The remaining eight di-
rectors to be appointed by the
president will be announced at the
next meeting.
The new president, Bill Castag-
na, has announced that Jerry Mil-
ler will conduct another election
party in front of the College Inn
on May 25, for the second primar-
ies, at. which time the tabulations
will be listed in the race.
When asked about plans for the
Young Democrats for the coming
year, Castagna stated that he
hoped to have members of the
legislature to speak on current and
future legislation.
He went on to say, "With the
coming elections both in May and
next November, the Young Demo-
crats can and will indeed demon-
demonstrate their worth as a serv-
ice to the University. It will be the
duty of the Demos to inform the
students of the advance made in
the races and elections. We have
a lot of work ahead of us and I
am confident that with our new
officers we will fulfill the job that
is expected of us."

Bar Association

Elects Yaokley
David Yaokley, a senior Law
student from Gainesville, was
elected president of the John Mar-
shall Bar Association this week.
Eelected to serve through the
summ-r with Yoakley were: Vice-
President, Reece Smith, Plant City
and Secretary-Treasurer, John E.
Norris, of Bransford.
Executive Committee members
chosen for the summer by the Bar
Association were William Lemon,
Miami; Leon Whitehurst, Brooks-
ville; David Clements Avondale;
J. Hardin Peterson, Jr., Lakeland,
and Vivian Schaeffer.

tions Club, Holt predicted that
the 'very laws of evolution will
inevitably bring about a, world
confederation and las bti n g
He warned however that the,
action that must be taken to
speed the process of evolution iS'
"a constitutional convention by
the United Nations to adopt a
constitution providing for world
law, world court, and world
He said it was apparently the
lot of the United States to bolster
such action since Russia will not,
and said that if Russia would not
join such a union then she must
be left out to join later as did
several of the 13 original colonie
which did not ratify the U. S.
He emphasized the need of an
international police force to en-.
force legislation and the decrees
of court in a world government
and saw such a force as the only
defense against the atom bomb
and the guarantor of world peace.
'Tile ijonins rresioent. long
an authority on world govern-
mnient, said that "Peace is the
-outcome of justice, justice th.--
outcome of law, law the out-
come of government, and gov-
ernment the outcome of political
He expressed the opinions that
the UN was at least 25 per cent
better than the League of Nations,
but said that in a world organi-
zation where each nation is equal
and insists on retaining its sov-
ereignty, the only way left 'to'
settle a dispute is still war.
In backgrounding his address,
Holt gave much of the history
of world peace movements and
the League of Nations since 1911 -
movements in which he has par-
He was introduced by Univer-
sity President J. Hillis Miller,
and was a dinner guest of Dr.
Miller before the address.

S. Gator


Will Meet
Monday evening at 7:15 in the
Florida Alligator rooms in the
Florida Union an important meet-
ing of candidates for all the top
positions on the Summer Gator
will be held.
All those interested in securing
any position whatsoever on the
staff should attend the session
ready to give preference as to the
type of work desired.
Positions from assistant editor
to office manager will be open,
editors stated. Such staff ap-
pointments as sports editor, news
editor, exchange editor, art and
photography editor, and all de-
partment heads are open.
All columnists have yet to be
selected, as well as important
new positions such as current
events editor, who will be in
charge of contemporary events
and latest bulletins, and features
Those unable to attend the
meeting should turn in qualifica-
tions and preferred positions to
the Alligator office, or the box at
the Florida Union desk.

Whitehurst Says
By Jack Shoemaker astic over the turnout of stu-
Born and raised in Brooksville, dents who voted, and said, "The
Leon Whitehurst, a junior in Law great number of votes cast in
School, has taken up his duties as spite of partial inclement con-
the clerk of the editions was a healthy indica-
Honor Court for tion that on our campus de-
t h e 1948 1949 mocracy not only is taught but
school year. lives."
Whitehurst en- His chief duty will be that of
tered the Univer- keeping records of all court pro-
sity in Septem- ceedings. He shall "cause all de-
ber, 1942, and crees to be published on the offi-
c o m p 1 eted one cial bulletin boards of the student
year before he body for a period of one month."
went into the He shall also "deliver the records
Army. After of the court to his successor, no-
Sserving for three tify all members of special meet-
years in the ings, notify the dean of students
Army Air Forces. ie re-entered and the registrar of all penalties
the University in the summer imposed on students, and perform
term of 1946. In the recent elec- such other duties as the court may
tion, he was endorsed by the Var- prescribe. In the absence of the
sity Party and a majority of the chancellor, he will serve as pro
ballots cast for the office he was tempore chancellor."
seeking were in his favor. "A more efficient honor system
The new clerk was enthusi- orientation," stated Whitehurst,

Big Vote
when questioned about his new
job, "is the key to improvement.
With only a short transitional pe-
riod from high school to college,
many men, especially those in the
first two years, fail to realize the
importance of our honor system.
An honor system's purpose is to
develop personal integrity which
is a most essential quality for suc-
cess and happiness; to this end
our energies (speaking for the en-
tire Honor Court) are devoted.
"Many men are perhaps not
aware of the serious and last-
ing consequences of an Honor
Court conviction. A loss of cred-
its is harsh in itself, but your
personal college record will also
bear the brand which could
prove to be an insurmountable
obstacle in post-college life
when your record is checked by
a prospective employer."
Whitehurst has been active on

Speaks Here 11 III Ii I iiiiiy 41NU EImuviviuvn %viQuFr

- Sororities And (lubs Vole Inactivity
(See Editorial, Page 6)
University of Florida Summer School, which gets under-
way here June 14 with nearly 5,000 students expected, will
bring inactivity to most of the campus organizations and
functions, it was revealed this w e e k in an ALLIGATOR

Four Gators


Fla. At Meet

Bill Rion Is Appointed
Chairman of Committee
Of College Union Group
Florida's representatives at the
1iational convention of the Asso-
;atioh of College Unions, held
earlyy this month at Roanoke, Vir-
ginia, took a prominent part in
proceedings and were honored by
the convention for outstanding
Bill Rion, acting director of
Flori.d. Union. was leader of the
Florida delegation, and was named
to the national chairmanship of
the Games Committee, which is
the only active committee appoint-
ea by the Association. Rion's
main duty will be active promo-
tion of the billiards program, in-
cluding handling of sectional and
national tournaments.
A pa-% national intercollegiate
champion himself. Rion was a na-
tural selection for this spot. The
youthful Palatkan has ambitious
plans for bhis committee, includ-
ing the providing of instruction
and exhibition in chess, bowling,
bridge, and table tennis, with the
possibility of a national intercol-
'legiate bowling tournament now
under consideration.
Yrudent body president Bob
Chiotto was complimented on his
leadership of the student discus-
sion at the convention, especially
for his speeches on student gov-
ernment and student participation
in union administration.

Social Work

Students Get


Prof. Mell H. Atchley
Arranges For Pupils
To Work In Agencies
Students taking pro-professional
Social Work courses in the So-
ciology Department have had the
opportunity to visit welfare agen-
cies in Gainesville, Ocala, and
Jacksonville, and have heard a
number of professional leaders in
the welfare field this year.
Professor Mell H. Atchley ar-
ranged for the classes to visit the
agencies in order that they might
get a variety view of the social
work in the State. This semester
Professor Atchley worked out a
plan through the cooperation of
five of the local agencies for the
students in the class on "Social
Administration and Methods" to
acquire some valuable experience
by doing project work through
these agencies.
This experience consisted of
work in the Library or project
work in connection with a local
agency. A majority of the class
preferred to observe, and partici-
pate in, one of the local agencies.
Members of the class engaged in
the work projects were: Harold
Jones, Elba, Alabama; Winton Mc-
Millen; St. Pete; Margie Gorden,
Lakeland; Jacqueline Freeman, Mi-
ami Beach; Jack Humphries, Jack-
sonville; Beverly Van Buren, Stur-
gis, Michigan;, B. J. Sammeck,
Tampa; Anthony Battagalia, Bing-
hamton, New York; Morriss Smith,
Jacksonville; Robert Mohrfeld,
Dunedin; Jeff Eyster, Jacksonville;
Glenn Purdom, Gainesville; John
Coleman, Jacksonville; Louis Voy-
lis, Polk City; Dell Loyless, Jack-
sonville; Donis Crifton, Ocala;
Donald Kokamoor, Gainesville.

Summer Catalogs

Expected Here
Long-awaited catalogs for the
1948 summer session are expected
to begin arriving in the Regis-
trar's office about the first of
next week, it was announced
yesterday. The catalogs are at
'the printer's now, and will be
shipped here as fast as they can
be finished.
University officials also stated
that extension of the registration
deadline for currently-enrolled
students expecting to return in the
summer or September had ob-
tained results, as hundreds of
dilatory, applications flowed in
the first three days of this week.

the campus and belongs to sev-
eral clubs and organizations. He
was vice president of the fresh-
man law class, secretary-treasurer
and a member of the board of di-
rectors of the John Marshall Bar
Association, president of the
Brooksville Club, and a member
of Phi Delta Phi, legal fraternity.
Summing up the new slate of
officers of the student body,
Whitehurst ended the interview
by saying of these officials, "The
men you have chosen will do their
best to live up to your expecta-
tions to impartially and diplo-
matically work for smooth func-
tioning student government."

(Editor's Note: This is the
last in a series of five articles
on the statements and aims of
the students who hold the top
five positions in the 1948-49
student government.)


IFC Elects

Ed Davis


Organization Decides
To Become Inactive
For Summer School

Ed Davis, Jacksonville, was
named new president of the In-
terfraternity Conference at the
last meeting of that organization
on Tuesday night, May 11. Davis,
a member of Beta Theta Pi, is
a former vice-president of the
Other newly-elected officers in-
clude Ed Hardman, Phi Delta
Theta, vice-president; Jack Sul-
line, Phi Kappa Tau, treasurer;
and Hal Combes, Pi Kappa Phi,
Most important business under-
taken at the Tuesday meeting
was the decision that the IFC
would be inactive this summer.
This decision means, in effect,
that fraternities will be able to
initiate elibible candidates for
membership during the summer
session, with prior permission
from the Dean of Student's
Office, but no -fraternity will be
allowed to rush or pledge any
new men. It also means that
there will positively not be an
IFC Summer Frolics.
The IFC has appointed a com-
mittee from among its member-
ship who will work during the
summer on a new rush booklet,
a copy of which is to be given to
every incoming male freshman.
The present pamphlet has been
pronounced obsolete, but a re-
vised, up-to-date number is sched-
uled to be ready by the opening
of the fall term.

One-Act Plays

Will Be Given

A second program of four one-
act plays will be presented Tues-
day at 8:15 in P. K. Yonge Audi-
torium. As on Thursday night,
there will be no admission charge.
First on the program will be
"The Glittering Gate," directed by
Herman Shonbrun, Tampa. His
cast has only two people, Jim
Mooney as Bill and Jack Platt as
Jim. Jerry Merlin will be an off-
stage voice. Original music for the
novel play has been composed by
Thomas Holland Fay, Jr., Gaines-
ville. The play by Lord Dunsany
concerns two dead thieves who
attempted to force their way into
Noel Coward's "Fumed Oak"
will be second on the program, di-
rected by Elihu Edelson, Sarasota.
The part of Elsie is played by
Judy Courtney; Doris, by Mervin
Thomas; Mrs. Rockett, by Helen
Harris, and' Henry Gow, by Edel-
son. This is the story of Henry
and his rebellion after 15 years of
living a meek family life.
Lou Fields, Jr., Jacksonville,
will direct "The Boor," by Anton
Chekhov. He has Greta Andron
and Ralph "Erd" Wilson, the
Dauphin and his mistress in "Joan
of Lorraine," as Mrs. Rapora and
Smirnov. Russ Foland plays the
part of Luka. This is a farce-
comedy of a Russian courtship be-
tween a rich widow and a desper-
ate land-owner.
Last on the program will be an
original, written and directed by
Barton Johns, Tampa. The story,
entitled "A Sequin Smile," has
Louise Livengood as a burlesque
queen; Gloria Palter as a schem-
ing stripteaser; James Dee as a
philandering house manager, and
Whit Palmer as an alcoholic. Off-
stage voices will be Mildred Lang-
ford as Mary Jane and Johns as

Interfraternity Conference, and
the Florida Independent Council
both have announced inactive sta-
tus for the coming two summer
sessions, although the FIC has
placed several committees in
charge of- activities for summer
All campus fraternities and
sororities were contacted this
week, and each one has voted to
go inactive this summer, but at
the same time, voted to keep
the houses open to accommo-
date brothers attending summer
The majority of the campus
clubs and organizations, which are
active during the regular term,
have announced their inactivity.
All the sororites contacted will
remain open, except Kappa Delta,
which has not decided yet. Alpha
Delta Pi will rent space to older
women students attending the
Summer sessions.
In the meantime, registration
figures indicate that 3,600 of the
students now in school, have
signed for the first session.
Deadline for students not in
school to register will be tomor-
.row, May 15, and this number
is expected to raise the total
closer to the 5,000 mark.
This clearly shows that the
campus will still remain Ative
with a full load of classes and
regular campus life, but this news
of a giant Summer School activity
was overshadowed by other news
of the inactivity of student, organ-
izations that make up the other
part of college life.
Highest total enrollment of any
semester before the war was 3,456
students in 1941. The entire cam-
pus organizations were function-
ing full force.
This summer, with nearly
1,500 more students, the cam-
pus organizations have chosen
to remain inactive.
Student government and poli-
tics will continue, it was learned
this week, as political parties
have already organized for the
summer election.
Rushing. .and S.ummer Frolics
were eliminated by tr ina.:ti.,..
of the Interfraternity Conference
during the sessions.
A few of the campus leaders
have begun to ponder over this
question of an inactive campus,
with cause for alarm coming with
the announcement of more organi-
zations going inactive.
Last summer, IFC held' its an-
nual Summer Frolics. This year,
with IFC also going inactive, stu-
dent government .aspirants hope
to still have a full-fledged Sum-
mer Frolics and social calendar.
The food problem will not be as
acute as it might seem, with many
fraternities expecting to double-
up for meals as an economy meas-
ure to insure meals being served
during Summer School.

County Votes

The Alachua County Canvassing
Board submitted Tuesday the of-
ficial tabulation of votes cast in
the Democrdtic primary May 4.
Results of the election for coun-
ty offices are as follows:
Runoffs will be staged in the
second primary May 25 for the
following candidates: For sheriff,
W. H. Robinton, who gathered
3,094 votes, and Frank M. Sexton,
who collected 5,290; for county
attorney, J. Emory Cross, polling
4,535 votes, and Barton T. Doug-
las, who received 4,723; for repre-
sentative in Legislature, Group 1,
R. L. Black, Jr., who got 3,967
votes, and Joe C. Jenkins, who
pulled in 3,828, and for county
commissioner, R. L. King, who
had 745 votes to his credit, and
0. M. Tillman, a close second with
Candidates who were elected at
the first primary are: For county
assessor of taxes, John W. Booth;
for county tax collector, J. L. Ar-
now; for superintendent of public
instruction, Howard Bishop, and
for representative in Legislature
for Group 2, W. E. Whitlock.


Ellis Arnall

Will Speak

Here Tonight
Ellis Arnall, former Governor of
Georgia, author and lecturer will
speak here tonight in the Uni-
versity of Florida Auditorium at
S p.m.
Speaking on "The South Looks
Forward," Arnall is appearing here
under the auspices of the Uni-
versity of Florida Lecture Series
in an address open to both towns-
people and students.
Arnall, who is to be introduced
by Vice-President John S. Allen,
of the University of Florida; will
be making his first appearance at
the University of Florida and Uni-
versity officials urge as a wide
Author of "The Shore Dimly
Seen," a book about the new
South, Arnall was the Governor of
Georgia from 1943-47 and during
that time attained a reputation
as the South's most progressive
Winning the label as one of the
South's true progressives by his
stand against the poll tax while
governor of, Georgia, Arnall later
became a nationally famqps figure
through his suit against th1 rail-
roads to lower freight rates in the
South and to end discrimination
against the South.
Arnall attended Mercer Univer-
sity, the University of the South,
and the University of Georgia,
and after receiving his LLB, he
was admitted to the Georgia Bar
in 1931.
Soon entering politics, Arnall
was elected to the House of Rep-
resentatives and became speaker
pro tem, a job which he filled
from 1933-37. He became Attorney
General of the State of Georgia in
1939, and retained this position un-
til his resignation in 1943 to run
for Governor.

IZFA To Hail

Jewish State

Members of the Florida chapter
of the Intercollegiate Federation
of America (IZFA) will hold serv-
ices and a meeting commemorat-
ing the announcement of the cre-
ation of the new Jewish state of
Judea in Palestine, which will be
declared tomorrow at 5 p. m. E.
S. T.
The services and meeting will
be held at the B'nai Israel Syna-
gogue, Masonic and Magnolia Sts.
at 8 p. m. Means and plans of how
American Jewry can help keep
the state alive will be discussed.
Herb Sohn, president of the lo-
cal IZFA chapter, and Leo Osher-
off, vice-president of the Southern
'States Region of IZFA, head.the
drive for support of the new State.
Local town folks, including Dr.
Matthew Drosdoff, president of
B'nai Israel, will attend the serv-
ice and meeting, at which time
Rabbi Gerald Engel will speak on
the "Renaissance of the Jewish
Petitions will be circulated ask-
ing for President Truman's sup-
port of the new State. This is part
of the program in support of New
Judea by the IZFA chapter.


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Speech Department Offers

Radio Announcing Course
By Lee Weissenbaum station WCLE of Clearwater, Fla.
Has radio announcing been one With designs on the best
of your secret desires held back training possible, the latest
by hesitation? If so, the Radio- equipment is used in the in-
Speech Training course offered struction of the course. Th i s
by the speech department may be equipment includes a new West-
able to help you. ern Electric console which is
This course, which is under used In many radio stations
the direction of W. B. Steis, throughout the country; the lat-
has as its direct purpose the est type microphones; a new
training of students to speak Presto recording outfit; one
over the microphone. As Stels sound proof studio (another is
explains the course, "We're try- under construction); and a
ing to turn out people who will sound proof control room. This
be qualified announcers." equipment has made possible
Steis, a graduate of Notre not only classroom work but
Dame, came to the University feeding radio programs direct
Feb. 1 after 13 years' experience from the campus.
of commercial radio work in an- The emphasis ii the course lies
nouncing, selling, programming, in training the student to take a
and supervising. His past posi- position in one of the smaller sta-
tions have included announcer at tions and from there to build a
station KMTR of Hollywood, Cal- career. This is due to the fact that
ifornia, supervisor of announcers at least two years commercial
at station WBEN of Buffalo, N. radio experience is needed before
Y., announcer at WTSP, Mt. Pet- a larger audience or network will
ersburg, and program director at even accept an application.

Chalk, Eraser

Plans Election
Chalk and Eraser, undergra
uate education club, will hold i
annual election of officers Moe
day night, May 17, at 7:30
the Music Room at P. K. Yong
Laboratory School.
The following students wer
nominated for office:
President, Walter McCall ar
Charles Wainwright; vice-pres
dent, E. G. Diamond and Be
Trice; Secretary, Jean DeVan
Jessie Mae Smith; treasurer, Don
aid Klein and Carmen Guarino.
Eary Hall, graduating press
dent, received nominations fror
the floor during the last reguls
'During his administration Chal
and Eraser carried out a program
of activities that have firmly es
tablished the club among the sti
dents in the College of E~ducatios
Mrs. Euna Holden, past pres
dent of the Florida Edueatio
Association and head of the Stat
Teacher Internship Program, wa
the guest speaker of the las
meeting. Mrs. Holden outline
the many professional opportur
ities in Florida for Educatio
students and presented a stimu
lating account of the Internshi
Program. A reception for Mr.
Holden was held after the meel

Jason Hailey. Is
Camera Club's
Summer Head
Monday night Camera Clu
members elected officers for Sum
mer School. Elected were: Jaso:
Haily, pres.; Holcomb Kerns
vice pres.; Eleanor Copelar
treas.; Mona Ferguson, see. Th
first meting for Summer 9choo
will be Monday, June 14.
Four pledges were voted in a
members: Cliff Hall, Leon Stern
Victor Mardenfield and Ton
The recent exhibition of mem
mer's prints in Florida Union
was conducted by Joe Howland.
All members not returning ti
Summer School are requested ti
turn their dark room keys in ti
Harry Rabb before the end o.
the semester at 298 Fletcher "N"
The Camera Club recently pur
chased a new studio type 5 x
Elwood Enlarger with a Kodal
Etatol coated lens and all access
series. The flicker men also own
a 3 one-fourth by 4 one-fourth an
a 5 x 7 Korona. -

Betty Langford
Is Delegate
To Convention
Kappa Chapter of Kappa Epsi.
Ion, honorary pharmaceutical so
rority, was represented at the
national convention held May I
and 2 at the Epsilon Chapter o01
Kappa Epsilon at the College of
Pharmacy, Ohio State University
by Miss Betty Langford, grad.
eating senior of the School of
Pharmacy here.
Twenty-six official delegates
and 35 associate delegates were
present to represent 15 of the
16 National Chapters. Beta Chap-
ter at the University of Nebraska
was the only chapter; not repre-
Miss Langf- d left Gainesville
Wednesday afternoon, April 28
While at the convention, she at-
tended a reception Friday night, a
National. Founder's Day banquet
and several meetings on Saturday.
and a final meeting Sunday.



d- There will be a meeting of the
ts Student Chapter of the American
n- Society of. Civil Engineers Tues-
in day, May 18 at 7:00 o'clock at
ge the Highway Building.
Civil Enginering students and
re all other students with the in-
tention of entering Civil Engin-
id eering are invited to attend. Re-
i- freshments will be served.
The Florida Union will sponsor
i- Its regular Friday night Juke
m Dance in the Recreation Hall to-
ir night from 8:30 to 11:30. Refresh-
ments will be served and there
.k will be a floor show.
m --
n. All members of the College of
i- Health, Physical Education and
*n Athletics are urged to attend the
te meeting Monday at 7:30 p. m. in
Is Room 308 of Florida Union. All
st men and women who expect to
,d enter the College of Health, Phys-
a- ical Education and Athletics eith-
n er in summer school or next fall
l- are requested to attend.
All members of the Putnam
County Club are notified that the
spring banquet, scheduled for
Tuesday night, has been cancel-
led, because of conflicting events.

Dean R. C. Beaty
b At Convention
n Dean R. C. Beaty, dean of stu-
s, dents, has been granted leave by
i, the University to attend the Con-
e vention of the Institute of Inter-
l1 national Educaion in Ann Arbor,
s This meeting, which, started
1, Monday, will end today and Dean
n Beaty will be back at his office
tomorrow. Host to the Convention
- is the University of Michigan.
n Highlight of the meeting will be
the discussion of the Exchange of
n students among the Universities
o and Colleges of the World.
" Sigma Chi Elects
Ed Smith As Fall
n Term President
Ed Smith, St. Petersburg, has
been elected president of Sigma
Chi for the Fall term. Smith has
been in charge of the pledge class
this semester and is a cheerleader.
Bob lRlner, Tampa, was elected
vice president. Other officers are:
Fred Count, St. Petersburg, secre-
tary; Lib Barwick, Melbourne,
- treasurer;' Bill Hazen, Melbourne,
- assistant treasurer; Mac Jones,
e Jacksonville, house manager; and
SDon Nichols, Mt. Petersburg, IFC
f representative.
f Earl McKisson, Sarasota, has
, been elected president for the
- Summer. session. Other officers
are: Vernon Culpepper, Geneva,
vice president; Ed Swartzel, New
s Port Richey, secretary; Jim
e Wright, Monte Verde, treasurer;
e and George Schaiberger, Ft. Lau-
- 'derdale, house manager.
Sigma Chis plan an outing to
- the Devil's Millhopper tomorrow,
afternoon. There will be a supper
e and dance in honor of graduating
. members. Sunday there will be a
- formal reception held at the house
in honor of Mother Angle. All
t other house mothers, Dr. and Mrs.
, Miller, and many campus repre-
sentatives have been invited.

Kappa Sigma's

Hold Banquet
Kappa Sigma recently held
their annual senior banquet at
the Hotel Thomas. The address
of the evening, given in behalf of
the graduating seniors, was made
by Capt. R. W. Shrum, U. S. Navy
chaplain (retired).
The following awards were also
made at the banquet: Marvin
Benson, outstanding Kappa Sigma
of the year; Horace Deudney, out-
standing freshman, and Jack
Plummer, outstanding athlete of
the year.
Among the seniors who will be
leaving the chapter at the- close
of this semester are Willie Allen,
Dave Barry, Marvin Benson, Mark
Bonham, John Dunkle, Archie Gor-
don, Norman Heatherington, Bitl
Hough, Dave Maurer, Mark Mau-
rer, Ed Partridge, Dick Patterson,
Larry Potter, John Tilden, Iva-
naugh Williams and Sid Wood.

Sigma Nu Installs

Chapter At Miami
Six brothers and two pledges of
the Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Sig-
ma Nu left here yesterday for a
two-day jaunt to Miami Univer-
sity where they will install the
newest chapter of Sigma Nu,
Those from here going down for
the ceremonies are Commander
John Stanford, Wythe D. SimmS,
Neal McEachern, Don McInnes,
Howard Riley, Earl Smith, Bill
Pruitt and Jack Kirkland.
Stanford, Marshall Criser, Paul
McKenzie, Emery Newell, Russell
Redman and Bill Hart are now
formulating plans for attending
the thirty-third Grand Chapter to
be held this year at Pasadena,
Stanford and Criser are to be
delegates to the convention which
runs through Sept. 1-4.

Gator Chessmen
Defeat Visitors
From Jax Club
"-I"a match featured by alert-
ness and quick thinking, the
University of Florida Chess Club
defeated a visiting outfit from
Jacksonville, 86-, sunday in Flor-
ida Union.
The Jax aggregation had come
down in response to an invitation
from the local club, and a, lunch-
eon had been planned before the
match. However, an automobile
accident delayed the visitors' ar-
rival, and they were forced to be
content with tea served after the
For Florida, Juan Montilla and
J. Thompson tied for top score
with two victories apiece, fol-
lowed by Dr. Melvin Valk and
B. Haines with one win each.
Roger Miller also played for the
Protheroe was high man for the
Gateway City Club, winning
twice, and Johnston was next
with one win. Klein, Amante,
and Cressler, other Jix competi-
tors, lost all their games.

Allen New Prexy
Of Forestry Club
Harry Allen, Panama City, was
elected president of the Forestry
Club at its meeting Tuesday night.
Other officers who will serve
during the fall term are James
Willingham,' of Jacksonville, vice
president; Fred Brett, Crestview,
secretary treasurer; Bill Boyd,
Gainesville, reporter, and Prof.
K. R. Swinford, faculty adviser.


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Clubs And Organizations

IBy Dewey Hutchins
Spring Frolics festivities other
than the Friday night formal
dance Included a swimming party
and picnic at Keystone Heights
Saturday afternoon and an exped-
ition Saturday /night into the
Realm of Darkness and Sin. The
"expedition" consisted of a cos-
tume ball entitled "Holiday in
Hades" held in the Devils Cham-
ber of the chapter house. Miss Ann
"Scarlett O'Hara" Conger of Mi-
ami and William "Simon Legree"
Dann were the recipients of mono-
gramed cigarette lighters for the
beat costumes. Music for dancing
was supplied by Bob Jamierson
and his orchestra, During inter-
mission the pledge class presented
a slightly rearranged version of
"The Shooting of Dan McGrew."
The following have recently
pledged Phi Kappa Tau: Henry R.
Barksdale, Pensacola; Lawrence
H. Gunter, Tampa; Leroy N.
Myhre, Miami; James B. Sasscr,
Jacksonville; Ronald 0. Zinkel,
Members and pledges of Gamma
Tau of Alpha Epsilon Phi were
hostesses at a tea given on May
2 The tea, given for the presidents
and vice presidents of all other
sororities on campus, was held in
the Wlst Lounge of the Florida
Union. A lovely flower arrange-
ment was presented by Mrs. J.
Weil, sponsor of the organization.
Delta Sigma, colony of Zeta
Beta Tau, announces their new
officers for the coming semester.
These officers will take office of-
ficially May 12. They are: Presi-
dent, Edward Resnick, Miami
Beach; Vice President, Sheldon
Gendzier, Jacksonville; Secretary,
Arthur Rogers, Miami Beach;
Treasurer, Eli Becker, Jackson-
ville; IFC Representative, Spen-
cer Gilbert, Ft. Pierce; and Histor-
ian, Hugo Spitz, Miami Beach.
Ten men were recently initiated
into the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
They are: Bill Anderson. Jackson-
ville; Leonard Bessant, P' nt City;
B6b Burns, St. Petersburg; Thont-
as Gale, Belleview; Kenneth Head-
ley, Meritt Island; August Huber,
Delray Beach; Edward Kuenzler,
West Palm Beach; Dick Roller,
Tampa; and Ray Wilson, Jackson-
Election of officers for the Fall
Term was held last week. Elected
are: President, Samuel P. Her-
.aperger; Vice .President, Charles
-,cinue; Secretary, Lumbros Kour-
los; House Manager, Stanley Field;
Dining Room Manaeger, William
Hanlett; Social Secretary, Harry
er g e a n t-At-Arms,
Ralph Johnson.
Lambda Chi Alpha held its elec-
tion of officers last Wednesday
night. Elected are: President, So-
lon Ellmaker, Lakeland; Vice
President, Carlton Maddox, Jack-
sonville; Secretary, ob Toney, Or-
lando; Treasurer, Carlton Weeks,
Lakeland; Rush Chairman, Andy
Anderson, Miami; Social Chair-
man, Elmo O'Steen, Tampa; Rit-
ual Chairman, John Ebenhack,
Lakeland: IFC Representative,
George McClure;. Pledge Trainer,
Dick Rogers; Political Represen-
tatives, Don Jones and Carl Mad-
dox; House Manager, Bill Daniels;
Kitchen Manager, B o b Nord;
Yard Manager, Ben Davis; Intra-
murals, Billy Garrett and Report-
er, John. Scheb.
S. A. E.
' Jim Kehoe, Miami, was elected
president of SAE for the Fall
term at a meeting recently.
Other officers elected were:
Eddy Glenn, Jacksonville, vice-
president; Bill Bostwick, Jackson-
ville, sec'%tary; Bill Henry, Ocala,
corresponding secr L t a ry; Mac
Towne, Tampa, treasurer; Tommy
Kelly, Miami, assistant treasurer;
Ben Smathers, Miami, I. F. C. rep-
resentative; Russell Hughes, Or-
lando, historian; Steve Hicks, Mi-
a.%i, social chairman; Don Jung,
Orlando, house manager; and Bob
Wilkerson, Washington, D. C., din-
ing room manager.

The frolics weekend was con-
cluded at the "Fiji" house with a
Streets of Paris dance on the patio
Saturday night following a cafe
society party. Decoration on ihe
science included Paris shops and
several boulevard scene,, ui tne
gay city. Breakiast ". at
the Sidewalk Cafe Parisienne.
Mrs. V. .u. t.i, .. ... it's.
Brokaw of Sarasota were week-
end Chaparones at the Chapter
Recent transit guests at the Phi
Gamma Delta house were three
Fiji brothers nom the Vancouver
Chapter. The Canadians were in
rou.e to Cuba after completing
graduate work at the University
of Toronto.
Phi Gamma Delta announces
three pinning. Ken Strong, Win-
ter Park, has pinned Miss Thel-
ma Ostcen, Orlando, who is at-
tending Martha Washington Col-
lege. Peter Clemmons, Kississimee
has pinned Miss Vera Jarvis, Or-
lando, who is attending Florida
State College.
Gamma .Tau of Alpha Epsilon
Phi held installation of officers for
the Fall Semester at a dinner at
the home of the Misses Lucille
Davis, Edythe Buchman, and
Joyce Trager, members of the or-
The officers are as follows: Joyce
Kerzin, president; Joan Horwitz,
vice president; Lucille Davis,
treasurer; Gracie Kraemer, re-
cording secretary; Edythe Buch-
man, corresponding secretary.
Alpha Gamma Rho opened their
Spring Frolics weekend with a
"Dogpatch Brawl" held at the
chapter house Friday. The house-
mother, Mrs. Brown, as Mammy
Yokum served a Dogpatch dinner
to members, pledges, and their
dates before the party began. She
also presented the girls with Dog-
patch corsages ,of turnips, ra-
dishes, and onions.
Entertainers featured through-
out the evening were Hairless Joe,
a can-c a n by Madame Fifi
Y'Okum, and a speech by Senator
Jack P. Phogbound. A skit was
given Blank Blankenship 'and
Avails..'e Jones.
Prizes were awarded to Ann
Brodie and Elmer Close for the
best costumes at the party.
Aaron Goldman, Ocala, -was re-
elected Chancellor of Tau Epsilon
Phi Social fraternity at a chapter
meeting Wednesday night.
Also re-elected were Leonard
Sacks, Daytona Beach, vice-chan-
cellor; Leonard Frankel, Jackson-
ville, bursar; Herman Shonbrun,
Tampa, chaplain; and Julius Bear-
man, Miami, IFC representative.
New officers include Harold
Herman, Miami, scribe; Marty Lu-
bov, New York, historian; and
Jack Ackerman, West Palm Beach,
Marvin Ramber, Miami Beach;
Bobby Glasser, Miami Beach; and
Jerry Schine, Leesburg; were
elected to the Executive Council.
Earl Smith, Ft. Lauderdale, was
elected at Wednesday night's Sig-
ma Nu Chapter meeting to fill the
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Henry Weisenberger receives award for best photograph at a recent
exhibit held In the Florida Union.

With The Greeks

Norris Elected

Nat. President

Of Cavaliers
John Norris, Florida Alpha
chapter, was elected president of
the National Cavaliers at a con-
vention held .here last weekend.
Other, officers elected were:
Wendell Barnes, Tallahassee, Beta,
vice-president; Charles Vocelle,
Miami Gamma, secretary; Forrest
Smith, Florida Alpha, treasurer;
Carleton Gray, Tallahassee Beta,
corresponding secretary, and Gene
Caldwell, Miami Gamma. histor-
The National Cavaliers, compos-
ed of clubs in three Universities,
University of Florida, Florida
State University, and University
of Miami, was recently organized
and held their first convention
here last weekend. Among their
activities at the convention were
a banquet and a dance. James J.
Lindsay, retiring president of the
Florida Alpha chapter, was pre-
sented with a Cavaliers key in
token of his work in the organiz-
ing of the National organization,
Norris, the new president, has
been instrumental in organizing
and setting up the Beta and Gam-
ma chapters of the dance society.
Plans are now being made to in-
stall chapters at other Southern
year. He succeeds Bob Ryan,
Wednesday's meeting was the
last chapter meeting of this year
for the local Snakes, although the
chapter plans to remain active
during Summer School. Everett
Young, Orlando, will be the acting
Commander during the summer in
the absence of John Stanford.
The Snakes celebrated I ast
weekend's Spring Frolics with at-
tendance at the formal I. F. C.
dance Friday night, two early
morning breakfaSts, and their tra-
ditional South Sea Island Dance,
which was held at the chapter
patio Saturday evening. It is esti-
mated that well over 250 guests
attended the latter function.


Poole And Laufer
ARA Delegates
To State Meet
The Alachua County Chapter of
ARA sent two delegates, William
E. Poole of Jacksonville, and Ed-
ward Laufer of Gainesville, to the
State Convention of the Air Re-
serve Association Chapters of
i'lorida held in St. Petersburg
last weekend.
At this convention Florida be-
came the second state to form a
State Department of the Air Re-
serve Association. Colonel L, B.
Hickman of West Palm Beach, was
elected President. He is a charter
member of the ARA and is the
former president of the Civil Air
Patrol in Florida,
One of the aims of this organi-
zation is to support adequate na-
tional air security. The national
convention of the ARA of the Uni-
ted States will be held this year
in October at Orlando.

Cappleman, Green

Enrolled In ASCE
Robert W. Green and Homer Le-
roy Cappleman, of the University
of Florida, have been enrolled as
Juniors of the American Society
of Civil Engineers, it was an-
nounced yesterday by Col. William
N. Carey, executive secretary of
the society, at National Headquar-
ters in New York.
The American society of Civil
Engineers, with a membership of
some 22,000, is the oldest national
engineering organization in the
United States and has 69 Local
Sections throughout the country.
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wood actress who had been mar-
ried to a director for three years
without a blessed event got a di-
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Cow College Bull
By Eugene Doss
With exams coming up in 'the
too near future, there will be
less time for the bull sessions
There is Still more than one way
to pass the course Like Fy,
313 The Prof. (Frazier) Went
in \imming to get a bath
Four of the students went in to
get an 'A'.
It has been a pleasure to get
a, few lines of fill-ins together
and it has a lot of work at times
I hope that it may be possible
to include a regular session of
bull about the cow college in the
future issues of the 'Gator in
closing the year, I would like to
sum up the cow college as It
looks from here.
All together, the year has been
a great success for the cow col.
lege .
Some of the year's greatest
achievements were the Ag Club
Turkey Shoot, the College plsh
Fry, The Little International LiVe
stock Show, The Florida Baby
Chick and Egg Show, the NESg
sponsored Entomological Conven.
tion, Dairy Tech's Sanitation n.
spectors Convention, The Foresatr
Club's Big Dance and outing, The
re-activation of the College Far.
er, The Ag Fair, and the many
educational and recreational pro-
grams of the eleven organizations
of the college.
Still there are some of the at.
tivities of the pre-war college lack.
ing The Ag College Cou1.
cil has not been reactivated
The Ag Festival has not been i'n
corporate as it is possible to do
. The Seniors have not been
treated to a feed as they once Wvre
. There has been no college
dance this year.
As we lay aside our activities
to concentrate on final exams, let
us not forget our possibilities in
the coming year. Let us not for..
get our obligations to live up to
our reputation Let Us not for-
get our duty to forward the alms
of the administration .. To boost
the College of Agriculture ... And
to strive for a greater Univer-

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By, Forrest Taft
Probably the busiest schoo4l-
teacher in the state of Florida
is Miss Elizabeth Barry of P. K.
Yonge High School. Her diligence
and hard-working air have won
her an exceptionally high rating
in high school and college circles
around the United States.
The majority of Miss Barry's
duties have to do with national
and international meetings and
conferences on education. She
attended the meting of Inter-
national Federation of Univer-
sity Women held recently at
Toronto, Canada. Miss Barty was
one of the delegates from 23
countries over the world. During
the war years of strife and strug-
gle she was director of the Inter-
American Demonstration Center
in co-operation with the Inter-
American Institute and College
of Education. In the years of
hig:. prices and inflation, 1946-47,
Miss Barry worked in Washington
with a conference on Inter-
National Relationships and Edu-
cation at the request of the
National Education Association.
This September Miss Barry will
travel abroad to attend the
International Geographical Union
Congress which will run from
September 21 to 29. Always
influential in educational circles,
the popular third-grade teacher
is known widely for her work in
the field of geography. The
hard-working schoolmarm is a
Fellow in the Natiohal Geographic
In her spare time, Miss Barry
teaches the boys and girls in the

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and Harvey Page, Ft. Myers, secretary.

reading, writing, and arithmetic.
Even then, though, her day is not
over at 3:30. After classes have
ended she talks with aspiring
teachers of the school concerning
the next day's work. She con-
scientiously goes over the case

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of each student, devoting special
attention to the ones who are
having the *most difficulty and
explains to the instructor just
how to treat each case.
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a kindly middle-aged woman who
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Everything must be all right
with the ALLIGATOR-at least
that is what the response to our
"IF I WERE EDITOR" contest
would indicate. So far we've had
exactly four letters and about
the most important point brought
out was that dormitory league
sports should receive more ade-
quate coverage. Naturally, we
agree and we'll try to see to it.
An engineering student, just re-
turned from Miami, wrote Wed-
nesday questioning why the field
trip to. Miami was not covered in
Wednesday's paper. The answer
was simply that the paper goes
to press Tuesday evening, and that
the layouts of pictures promised
by the engineering department did
not reach us until even the Fri-
day deadline was passed.
' Evidently the student body feels
pretty good about its paper and
that makes us, the present -editors,
feel the same way. Just the same,
if you have any ideas on the sub-
ject of what you would do if you
were editor, we wish you would
pass them along.
Response was so small to the
first week's contest that our board
of judges decided to combine it
with the second week's. Remem-
ber to qualify for next week's
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next Monday noon and must be
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of helping us produce a better
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Fla. Press, Gov't

Groups Convene

This Weekend
The joint convention of the
Florida Intercollegiate Press As-,
sociation and Florida Student Gov-
ernment Association will be held
in Lakeland today and tomorrow
according to convention officials
at Florida Southern College,
The University of Florida is ex-
pected to send delegates.
Student Press and student gov-
ernment problems will be discuss-
ed at the convention. Criticism and
suggestions of student papers,
magazines, and annuals will be
featured in forums.
Guest speakers and many prom-
inent newspapermen are expected
to attend. Last semester's con-
vention, held at Stetson University,
had addresses by Senator Claude
Pepper and John Pennekamp of
the Miami Herald.
The president of the Florida In-
tercollegiate Press Association is
Morty Freedman, University of

Phi Eta Sigma's

Elect Gammage

As New Leader
Election of officers and approval
of a motion establishing a scholar-
ship fund highlighted a recent
meeting of Phi Eta Sigma, fresh-
m-. honorary fraternity.
Officers who were elected are:
Al Gammage, Miami, president;
Henry Kittleson, vice-president;
Gilbert Eahelman, Orlando; Pete
Castine, Jacksonville, treasurer;
and Ed Kuenzler, West Palm
Beach, historian.
A scholarship fund for- Florida
high school graduates to be
awarded on the -asis of scholastic
achievement, need, character, serv-
ice, and leadership potentiality was
established at the meeting. One
scholarship will be .awarded each

Removal Of Trailer
Park From Air Base
Will Be Discussed
I Interest has risen as to the re-
moval of the trailer park from
Alachua Air Base to a site near
the campus of the University.
Information relative to this
move will be known after the
meeting of the Board of Con-
trol this weekend, and will come
out in next week's Alligator.


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Board Of Control

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Faculty Members
Staff expansions in four Uni-
versity of Florida colleges were
announced today by university of-
facials following Board of Control
approval of eight new faculty ap-
Three of the appointees will be
added to the instructional staff
of the College of Business Admin-
istration, two to the College of
Arts and Sciences, and one each
to the College of Agriculture,
School of Forestry, and College of
The appointments included:
College of Business Administra-
tion-Dr. Arthur L. Cunkle, as-
sistant professor in the depart-
ment of economics and general
business now assistant professor
at the University of Richmond; C.
William Emory instructor ii mar-
keting, at present on Ohio State
University staff; and Mrs. Sue F.
Flathmann, instructor in statis-
tics, former high school instructor
in mathematics and physics.
College of Arts and Sciences -
John Paul Jones, professor of
journalism at the University of
Illinois; and Dr. James A. Oliver,
assistant professor of biology, now
associate curator of the Depart-
ment of. Amphibians and Reptiles
at the American Museum of Na-
tural Hitory.
College of Agriculture' Dr.
Robert L. Emerson, associate pro-
fessor, departments of botany and
bacteriology, former associate pro-
fessor at University of Wisconsin.
School of Forestry Dr. War-
ren D. Brush, instructor in fores-
try, former wood technologist with
U. S. Forest Service.
College of Engineering -Frank
E. Sullivan, assistant research en-
gineer, Engineering and Industrial
Experiment Station, former re-
search and plant control chemist
in private industry.


Florida Men Victorious

In Recent State Elections

Six present and recent Universtity of Florida students
took part in the state-wide elections this past week, andi
three of.the six emerged victorious.
Tommy Parker, who is at present majoring in Public
SAdministration at the Universi-
ty, was elected to the Florida
'1. legislature from DeSoto county.
:. ., Tommy served as a member of
.. the University Executive Coun
Rcil in 1946-47, and is a past
.'.. president of Alpha Phi Omega
service fraternity. He will serve
: in the 1949 session of the legis-
lature and will attend school at
convenient times.
.- Joe Johnston, president of the
Student Body during the 1947
Summer session, who was gradu-
W -* ated in February of this year, led
by a wide majority of votes over
: all other candidates for the office
I of state senator from Hernando
Y and Citrus counties, but will have
| to face his next highest opponent
in the May 25 run-off.
i i Another University student,
Earnest Paige, was chosen over a
Tommy Parker ^large field of other candidates as
Tommy Parker county attorney for M a dis on
S I The three men who lost the
hOtOS-In-Science election, but only by a close
margin, included two present
More than 200 misroscopic and students at the University and
telescopic photographs which com- one recent alumni. Harold Smith,
prised the first International who has been prominent in cam-
pus politics for the past two or
Photography-in-Science salon are three years, lost the office of
on display until June 1 in the County Judge, DeSoto county,
Bryan Lounge of Florida Union. by only a small margin.
Sponsored by Gamma Sigma John Crews, seeking office as
Epsilon, honorary chemistry fra- State Senator from Baker county,
eternity, the "Photos by Science" was defeated by the incumbent by
range from the portrait of a ba- about 50 votes. Crews is outgoing
cillus-type bacteria, magnified 37,- president of the University Stu-
500 by an electronic microscope dent Body.
to a photo of a honeybee recov- Davis Ramsey also lost by very
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By Bill Boyd
Alligator Sports Editor

top berth in the Southeastern Conference track meet this
afternoon and tomorrow. They have a fair chance to grab
an excellent rating. They have dropped only one dual meet
this year, that to the favored Georgia Tech entry. Natural-
ly the Gators' points will be gathered by the field events.
George Hills should again win his shot put. He is the pres-
ent title holder and no one seems to be able to hold a can-
dle to him in the conference.
Bill "Tiger" Adams, Gator dash man, should get a place
or two in the 220 and the 100. We believe that Bill will
have trouble winning the 100. We understand that Bob
Benes of Tulane ran a 9.4 recently, which is exactly what
the world record is. We hope that Bill has fully recovered
from his recent injury as he will need the speed, we are
G e o r g i a Tech and LSU seem to be the two teams to
watch. Florida with a good day, could give either one of
them a real battle. Don't count the Gators out for the meet.
past week-end and romped over the University of Miami
Huricanes with ease. Bobby Forbes, Jack L ed o u x, and
Gene White paced the Gator battles. At the present time
they have a 10-11 record. They have four games remain-
ing, two with Rollins, one each with Avon Park and Stet-
son. Florida will win three of their four games for a 13-12
record for the season.
the best in the South when they take part in the Southeast-
ern Conference tourney this week end. In fact they are
likely to take a terrific licking before they get home. Tu-
lane is favored to retain their net title with ease. Florida
has gotten some valuable experience this season, meeting
two of the best collegiate tennis teams in the country. Mi-
ami and Rollins are tops for this part of the nation.
week-end did much for the University. It gave the local
coaches chance to see some of the top high school ath-
letes in action. In fact they saw a real hurdler in Charley
Jones of Manatee. This fence skipper set two state records
that will stand for some time to come. He seems desinted
for Minnesota, we learned over the-week-end. It would do
Florida good if they would get out and try to get this lad
to enter here next fall. Don't you think ?
loop winners in the intramural leagues. The Phi Del 1 t a
Theta entry and the Pi Lams deserve a pat on the back for
their fight to the f in i s h. The Phi Delts have long been a
powerhouse in Fraternity murals, but the Pi L a m s won
their first league title in the newly formed Blue League.
Again we say the splitting of the frats into two divisions
was the most progressive step taken since the appointment
of'Spurgeon Cherry to the directorship.

Florida Trackmen Bid

For SEC Cinder Title
Beardmen Enter Birmingham Meet Today
After Chalking Up 4-1 Seasonal Record

By Forrest Taft
Florida's track team will carry 'a sensational record of
four wins and one loss to Birmingham today in quest of the
Southeastern Conference track crown.
The Orange and Blue's victories over Auburn, Mississip-
pi State, Miami, and Georgia left the Gator tracksters in
high spirits for the annual meeting of the Southeast's top
collegiate track performers. Coach Beard's proteges suf-
fered only one setback, and that at
the hands of the powerful Yellow
Jackets from Georgia Tech. Fa MI t
Eighteen top-notch Gator spike- FlUI M e t
sters will journey to the Steel City
where they will be pitted against
rival talent from Tulane, Georgia, is TIe
Georgia Tech, Mississippi, Missis-
sippi State, Alabama, Tennessee, R lins There,
Vanderbilt, Kentucky, A ubu r n,
and Lousiana State. Those ma ing
the 'Bama trip are Bill "Tiger"
Adams, Charles Earnest, Jim tetsonHer I
Griffin, Colburn McKinnon, John
Hanskat, Bobby Ennis, Tom Bevis, By Mac McGrew
George Hills, Frank Dempsey, Seeking to get ahead in the sea-
Billy Harper, Leroy Poucher, son record against the Rollins
Billy Harper, Leroy Poucher, Tom- Tars, the Gator baseball team
my Taylor, Sag.i Commander, takes on the Tars in a two game
Gene Williams, Bill Atkinson, and series at Winter Park today and
Alex Gardiner. tomorrow.
Tulane Sprint Star The Gator split .with the Tars
Many eyes will be watching here earlier in fhe season by take
Paul Bienz, the Tulane speed-mer- Ing the opening game and losing
chant, who recently tied Jesse the finale. With only two more
Owens' world record of 9.4 seconds games to play after the Rollins
in the 100 yard dash. Tech's Bud- series, the Gators will be trying
dy Fowlkes in the dashes ,and to keep their record at, or above,
George Hills of Florida in the the .500 mark. Last years nine
shotput and discus, also will be finished the season right on the
top attractions. .500 mark by breaking even in
Hills, defending SEC shotput thirty games.
titlist, is undefeated in all dual Florida concludes its home sche-
meets this season and is the major dule against Stetson here Tuesday
factor for Florida's high won-lost afternoon at 3:30 on Fleming Field.
percentage. Bill Atkinson is ex- In a previous game the Hatters
pected to place in the Javelin pulled the unexpected and defeated
throw while discus thrower Alex the Gators to halt a four game
Gardiner has' been a consistent Gator winning streak. Florida out-
winner all season and should corn- hit Stetson but had more mental
pare favorably with the entries lapses and committed too many
from the other schools. errors to win the ball game.
In previous meets this year, the Florida played Avon Park last
Saurian cindermen have stunned night there in an exhibition game
the big favorites, Mississippi State with Fred Montsdeoca doing the
and Tuburn, in close wins. The hurling chores.
Gators pulled their biggest upset Coach Dave Fuller has announc-
victory by edging past the prev- ed he will use his two dependables,
iously undefeated Auburn Plains- Bobby Adams and Jack Gaines, to
men, 65 1-3 to 60 2-3. The Gaines- try to stop the Tar hitters. Big
ville lads were defeated only by John Gray, knocked out of the
Georgia Tech, 87 1-2 to 37 1-2. box in his first start against, the
One-Sided Wins Gators, will probably pitch the'
Bouncing back with a sparkling opener and Clyde Stevens will
Bouncing back with a sparkling start Saturday's game.
win over the Staateaggregaan, Bobby Forbes will be at his old
Florida's'mercurians also virtually first base job, Gene White, who
buried the Miami Hurricane team has begun to hit in the last few
beneath an overwhelming 105-25 will be at secondDon
defeat to put the lid on their mostill continue his capable
successful track seasons may job at shortstop, and either Bob
Florida's field event entries may Fielding or Willis Whittington will
prove the winning margin for the art at the hot corner
Orange and Blue. In the majority start at the hot corner.
of meets this seinsothe shotput, a Poole, Jack Ledoux, and Jimmy
a Hillsr v y in the sotut, a Kynes. Kynes is the slugger of the
Harper win inthe pole valtut has been in a slump in
an Atkinson heave of the javelin the last two games.
or discus that has spelled the dif-
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Sullivan; back row, Frank Handley, Andy Anderson, Bob Nord, and
George McClure.

Freshmen Winners In

Leon High Doubleheader

Florida's freshman baseball team hit the win columns
again Monday night by taking Leon High of' Tallahassee
in both ends of a doubleheader, 11-4 and 9-1.
The frosh have one more game to play before the season
ends. Robert E. Lee High of Jacksonville comes to town
Monday afternoon for a return game. The Generals shut
out the Baby Gators in Jax 2-0
behind the effective hurling of A game was scheduled with
Jody Weeks. Gainesville High for Tuesday aft-
Florida took the first game with ernoon but was cancelled.
Leon Herman Wink, left-hander, The frosh are boasting a.record
went all the way. Roy Poole work- of eight win and two losses. They
ed behind the platewon six in a 'row before bowing to
The second game was called at Andrew Jackson and Robert E.
the end of the top of the sixth Lee in consecutive games. The
because thetime expired and the frosh have scored 123 runs in the
score reverted to the end of the h a 02 in the
fifth. The frosh tallied nine times eight games, 102 in the first six
in the sixth and were leading 18- games.
1 when the game was called. Rob-
bie Williams pitched the nightcap T
and aided his own cause by punch- Oa T ni S Tam
ing out two hits. is
Bill Smith hit safely four times F T
in the two games and Phil Wall-
baum led the hitting in the second aces Severe Test
game with two for three. In Twi rnm Am
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Water Safety Class

Offered This Week

At University Tank
A 15 hour water safety in-
structor's course is being offered
in the University swimming pool
this week as a climax to the life
saving and preliminary water safe-
ty courses which have been offer-
ed by the College of Physical Edu-
cation, Health and Athletics this
Harry Kenning, safety field rep-
resentative of the Southeastern
area of the American Red Cross,
is conducting the final phase of
the course. Mr. Kenning's head-
quarters are in Atlanta.
Approximately 40 persons, most
of them University students, are
participating in the course, and
nearly 20 will complete the re-
quired work this week. They will
'be qualified to teach all phases
of swimming from beginners' les-
sons to junior and senior life sav-

Today-Florida baseball team
-vs. Rollins at Winter Park; Flor-
ida tennis team entered in SEC
meet at New Orleans Gator
track team competing in SEC
meet at Birmingham.
Saturday, May 15-Gators vs.
Rollins, baseball, here; SEC ten-
nis meet; SEC track meet.
Monday, May 17 Freshman
baseball team vs. Lee High of
Jacksonville, here.

"What two raw materials are
imported from Fiance?"
"Books and plays, sir!"

The Florida tennis team went
up against its preliminary oppo-
sition yesterday in the annual
Southeastern Conference net tour-
nament as first round play got
under way. The tourney will run
through tomorrow.
With hopes of improvingpn their
third place finish of a year ago,
the Orange and Blue racquetmen
carried a 9-6 won-and-lost rec-
ord into the meet. Four of the
Gator defeats were sustained at
the hands of Miami and Rollins,
both of which took a pair of de-
cisions from Coach Herman Sch-
nell's crew. Both these teams
rank among the top tennis powers
in the South.
Schnell placed most of his hopes
on Harry Terrell and Bobby Rig-
gins, both entered in the class
"A" singles competition. Jack
Borling and Reece Cooper were
expected to compete in the "B"
singles division for the Gators.
Florida's doubles teams will con-
sist of Terrell ,nd Riggins and
Borling and Bill Oughterson.

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Bill Moor Named Head

Of New Mural Board

Fraternity Manager To Succeed Jerry Klein;
Other Appointments Made At Annual Banquet
Bill Moor was named student director of intramural
last night as Coach Spurgeon Cherry, head of the depart.
ment, announced appointment of the 1948-49 intramural
board at the annual intramural banquet. Moor, who suc-
ceeds Gerald Klein, has served two years with the depart-
ment and was Fraternity League manager this year.
Julian Clarkson will succeed Bill Boyd as publicity di-
rector and John Williford will serve as his assistant. Other
appointments include Julian Diaz,
manager of the Independent
League and all-campus sports;
Rudy Mikell manager of the Dor-
mitory League ana recreational
clubs which come under the juris- .o
diction of the intramural depart-
ment; Bob Scott, Fraternity
League manager and director of
faculty- sports, a new phase of,
the program; and Roy Cales, sup-:
ervisor of officials.
Other board members will be
named next. week.
Activities at the banquet open-
tion of guests.by Student Director
Jerry Klein. Visitors present were
Bob Ghiotto, student body presi-
dent; Misses Dorothy McBride and
Margaret Weeks, directors of
women's athletics; Dean of Stu- F
dents R. C. Beaty; Dean W. H.
Wilson; Dean D. K. Stanley; and
Dr. John S. Allen, university vice- ,
Klein summed up the year's ac- MOO
tivities, stating that "the intra-
mural program this year has been fraternity picked by the board,
the largest in the history of the went to Ralph Taylor, who ac-
department. We had 6765 partici- cepted it for- Sigma Chi. Bob
pants on 93 teams, which played Scott handed the last cup to
1637 contests." Emerson Vetter, voted the best of-
Following Klein's remarks, Bill ficial.
Moor presented President's tro- Coach Cherry awarded keys and
phies to Holmes Melton, Phi Delt sweaters to board members as fol-
president, and Ronald Curtis, Pi lows: Klein, Boyd, Clarkson, Mi-
Lam leader, since those two fra- kell, Karaphilis, Moor, and Sports
ternities copped the Orange and Managers E. P. Landrum, horse-
Blue League titles, respectively, shoes; Laurie Dozier, swimming;
A trophy was awarded to the Sam Price, water basketball; Jack
manager of the winning team in Griffin, volleyball; Bobby Poage,
each league. Moor presented cups basketball, Harlee, table tennis;
to Gene Bolick, PDT manager, Scott, football; Lee Wheeler, ten-
and Sam Goldenberg, manager of nis; Fred Hoffman, track; Diaz,
PL. George Karaphillis, Dorm handball; Bob Siegler, golf; Cales,
League manager, presented the softball; and Alden Pike, air base
Dorm cup to Harvey Godbey, lead- manager.
er of the title-winning Dorm O0 Keys also Went to the following
outfit. Independent League- Man- men for outstanding work in the
ager Rudy Mikell gave the other department: John Doherty, Jeff
cup to Frank Edge, who led the Davis, Bill Fitch, Jack Howell,
Hell Cats to victory in that Bob Margolian, Jim Milligan, Don
loop. Nichols, Jim Powell, Jack Shor.
The a n n u a 1 sportsmanship stein, Ralph Taylor, and Leon-
award, presented annually to a ard Wolf.

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Renovated Buildings Are To Be Kept

In. First Class Shape, Says Janitor

By Jack Bryan
If you're one of the many who 04
have observed-and liked-the
"New Look" of the Language *
Hall, then here's some more good
ne\vs: That's just the beginning!
Walter W, Green, superinten-
dent of janitors for the Unlver -k-..
sity, told the Alligator this week
that similar renovation is
planned for all major campus ...',
buildings. Furthermore, they're
going to be kept in first-class
'ondlitlon after repairs are tin- '
Wished, according to Green. *Just
as Language is today, the halls
and classrooms Will be clean,
cheery and comfortable, witri
gleaming floors and spotless .
Next building on the face-
lifting agenda is Peabody Hall,
on which work is progressing at
the present time.
Green explained that it is not
this department, however, which
is doing the actual renovating.
That job falls to Mr. E. N. Bell,
\\ho heads a capable crew of
carpenters and painters. After
Bell's men have done their work,
1i is the responsibility of the jani-
tors of that particular building
to put everything in tip-top shape,
and keep it that way. Of course,
they have to keep up their reg-
ti :r maintenance and upkeep
Chores all this time, too.
As boss of tile campus jani-
tors, Green is responsible dir-
ectly to George F. Baughman,
University business manager.
Since Baughman reorganized
the section about a year ago, Pictured above is the new mod
and installed Green as super- the clean cut lines, trim rour .ed e
t'tendent, great Improvement The handle bars feature the latest
has been noted in the main- The hotel and girl come from Mia
teonaitnce ot the university's
physical plant. janitors at Florida A. & M. Col-
The good reputation of the lege, which asked for advice on
lcpartment has spread all over the technique of waxing floors,
Sslate. Green recently received the writer stating that he had
better from the supervisor of heard the floors here at the Uni-

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versity were "very beautiful." .
Three new supervising assis-
tants have just been added tc
Green's staff, he announced, and
he expects them to be of invalu-
able aid in carrying on the work
of the department. Mr. Clyde
Dickinson has been named assis-
tant superintendent of janitors;
William R. Land, in Charge of
the P. K. Yonge plant; and Bruce
Coffin, who is responsible for the
Seagle Building. In addition to
these men, there are about 60
other full-time employees on the
Green informed the Alligator
that his aim is "to have a clean
and beautiful University, physi-
cally second to none, We want
our work to be outstanding-
everybody together ana inter
ested in the work." The janl-
torial department is constantly
seeking to improve its services.
Another illustration of the pro-
gressiveness of the department
was shown by Green's disclosure
that he and the above-mentioned
staff assistants are now taking an
intensive correspondence course
from a national concern which
teaches the most modern and re-
liable methods df building main-
tenance. At the conclusion of the
course, the janitorial superinten-
dent and his aides will be visited
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Florida Constitutional Amendments

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Members of college graduating
classes interested in securing em-
ployment are being asked to regi-
ster with the Gainesville office .
of the Florida State Emplayment -
Service. Mrs. Helen I. Rodman, .
manager of the local office said
yesterday. AboVe is Joyce Reynolds, who
appears in "Always Together,"
Mrs. Rodmansaid that the Em- which is showing at the Florida
ployment Service here and Theater next Tuesday and Wed-
throughout the state had geared nesday.
their activities to assisting stu-
dents in deciding what type jobs
they were interested in, in what |eS
they were qualified to do, and University uyers
referring them to such a job. Of
special assistance to new entrants M eet Attended
to the labor market are the vari-
ous kinds of tests in the general By W illiam Gay
aptitude battery.
Employment Service personnel William W. Gay, University
trained in counseling, hilp stu- William W. Gay, University
dents evaluate their interests and buyer of supplies and equipment,
aptitudes in terms of current job returned saturday from a Con-
opengs.vention of the National Associa-
Students who have completed tion of Educational Buyers which i
courses leading into professional, was held at Ohio State University
managerial and technical fields Columbus, Ohio, from Tuesday
may register fith the National thru Saturday. .
Clearing House of the United Two hundred colleges and Uni-
States Employment S r vi c e versities were represented at this
through the local office here, meeting. Highlight of the conven-
The qualifications shown on tion was the address of Dr. Guy'E.
these registrations will be corn- Suavely, executive director of the
pared with the requirements of Association of American Colleges,
job openings in from the entire Washington, D. C. He spoke on
United States and applications "The Nation Looks To Higher Ed-
will be forwarded to the employers ucation."
requesting such workers. Various exhibits by the manu-
The Florida State Emplayment
Service is comiling a list of avail-
able college graduates seeking
work through the Employment
Service which will be made avail-
able to all employers. This list
will show the courses followed, F R
average grades, previous work ex-
petience and other qualifications
of these students. Employers in
hiring young college people may
request a copy of this list from
the Employment Service offices.

Air Force Cadet
Training Still
Has Vacancies I

Adoption, in the November gen-
eral elections, of Amendment num-
ber One concerning the Gasoline
Tax, will result "only in a system
leading to waste and inefficiency,"
is the conclusion reached by a
University of Florida faculty mem-
ber writing in the current issue
of the Economic Leaflet Series.
Writing on "Florida Constitu-
t i o n a I Amendments affecting
State Government," Dr. Mann-
ing J. Dauer, professor of poli-
tical science deplores the result
of the gasoline tax amendment
if adopted, but indicates some
benefit may come from the pro-
posed amendment concerning
School Bonds.
Discussing the gasoline tax
briefly, the leaflet points out that
under the present system the sev-
en cent gasoline tax raises $42,-
000,000 annually of revenue. $24,-
thus depriving the general revenue
000,000 annually goes to the State
Road Department (four cents of
the tax.) $12,000,000 annually goes

plies used by the Universities
facturers of equipment and sup-
were displayed to the delegates of
the different schools.
Editor's Note: An unsigned
letter was brought to the Gator
office this week. The writers
"demanded" that it be published
but it cannot be until it is
signed. It is not our policy to
print anonymous letters,

to the State Board of Administra-
tion (two cents); $3,000,000 an-
nually goes to the State General
Revenue Fund (one and one-half
cent); and $3,000,000 annually
goes to State Funds for Common
Schools (one and one-half cent).
This distribution will continue if
the amendment is -defeated,
Under the amend] aent currently
proposed, the State Road Depart-
ment would continue to receive
their four cents, but the State
Board of Administration would re-
ceive the remaining three cents,
fund and the schools of any por-
tion of gasoline tax money. Schools

Georae Smith Heads

Local Cavaliers
George Smith was elected presi-
dent of the Florida Alpha Chapter
of Cavaliers at a meeting Mon-
day night.
Other officers elected for the
coming year were: Lewis Vickers,
vice president; Henry Ramirez,
secretary; Joe Wilkerson, treas-
urer; John Hays, corresponding
secretary; Rex Farrior, dance
chairman; Jack Humpries, pub-
-licity chairman, and Jim Mc-
Eaddy, historian.
Don Walden, retiring dance
chairman Was presented With a
Cavaliers key in token of his work
in that office.

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"Only a few more Weeks re-
main for college men to qualify
for the United States Air Force's
Aviation Cadet pilot training class
beginning July 1," Lieutenant
General George V. Stratemeyer,
Commanding General' of the Air
Defense Command at Mitchel Air
Base, New York, said this week.
The Air Defense Command moni-
tors the Aviation Cadet Procure-
ment Program for the United
States Air Force.
General Stratemeyer pointed out
there are still some vacancies for
the July training which leads to
an officer's commission and. a pi-
lot's wings with the United States
Air Force. College men graduat-
ing in June are urged to complete
their applications without delay in
order to qualify for the next class.
Men who do not complete their
qualifications in the next few
weeks will have to wait until the
October 15 class, it was pointed
Graduates of the Air Force pilot
training course will be comnmis-
sioned Second Lieutenants in the
Air Force Reserve, given their
aeronautical ratings as pilots and
assigned to Air Force units for ac-
tive flying duty. Up to five per-
cent of each Aviation Cadet grad-
uating class will be offered regu-
lar Air Force commissions under
the United States Air Force pro-
General Stratemeyer advised
college men interested in the Air
ForCe training to inquire immed-
iately at the nearest Air Force
Base or Recruiting Office. They
may also write for information di-
rectly to the Chief of Staff, United
States Air Force, Washington 25,
D. C., Attention: Aviation Cadet

Commerce Frat

Honors 14 Men
With Membership
Fourteen men in the College of
Business Administration have
'been chosen for membership in
Beta Gamma Sigma, honorary
commerce fraternity.
Those whose high scholastic
standing qualifies them for mem-
bership are: Robert J. Pierce,
Jacksonville; Robert L. Wright,
Gainesville; William S. Hess, Jack-
sonville; James 0. Harrison, Jr.,
Jacksonville; Mlanuel Garcia, Tanm-
pa; William T. Hinson, Gaines-
ville; Robert C. Jones, Dade City;
William W. Henderson, Pensacola;
Andrew J. Dedker, Rockport,
Mass.; Bennie M. Hoffenberg,
Jacksonville; and Harold C. Pope,
Panama City.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the only
honorary society recognized by
American Association of Collegiate
Schools of Business as far stu-
dents completing a four year
course in business administration
are concerned. Its membership
is composed of students in the
upper three per cent of the Ju-
nior Class and the upper 10 per
cent of the Senior Class.
The new members will be in-
itiated at the Florids Union, May
20. The initiation will be follow-
ed by, a banquet. Dr. Alfred A.
Ring of the Real Estate Depart-
ment is the faculty advisor for
the group.

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and state general revenue would
lose $3,000,000 each annually.
Discussing the School Bond
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the state school system is of high
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vice. This will reduce political
pressure encountered in popular
bond elections. For "as this new
method does not depend on local
taxes, chances of freeholders ap-
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Official newspaper of the University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florid
Published every Wednesday and Friday morning during the scho
year, except holidays and examination periods. Entered as second class
mail matter, March 8, 1948, at the post office at Gainesville, Florida, u;
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A Goal For This Summer
The expected enrollment of the 1948 Summer S c h o o
probably will be higher than any figure of any regular s(
master before the war, higher than last year's Summer Seq
sion, and probably will be surpassed only by the regular
semesters since the war.
This should mean an active campus this Summer, with th
spirit and entertainment of a regular college semester.
But news flowing into this -office from campus organize
tions indicate that students have been voting to place their
organizations on an inactive status all except the regular
Summer School student government.
IFC and FIC both voted for inactivity, which would elim
inate rushing and a IFC Summer Frolics. All fraternitie
and most of the other campus organizations have voted fo
All this word of inactivity should not deaden the hope
of Summer School students. On the contrary, student
should take this as an incentive to push ahead on a campus
wide Frolics, despite the inactivity of IFC. This s h o u 1
cause students to rally the spirit of the Florida students at
tending Summer School and come up with a live, spirit
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that S u m m e r School is ordinarily dead as it is, with ho
weather, long classes, and extensive work -all this should
be the signpost for more activity this Summer rather th'a
less activity.
Student Government this Summer should take up t h i
challenge and present to the large student body an active
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. By
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is There comes the time when we
must count the returns, weigh the
's result, and tie the loose ends. For
Id that reason, we take one las
glimpse at the nation we cal
We found over two hundred
s, million people living in the larg.
P. est country in the world. We
b found these people regimented be-
ginning at the tender age of
twelve, and we found them sub-
jected to the most vicious and
most determined propaganda ir
the world today. We found theiz
form of government democratic,
. but we also discovered that the
g rigidly enforced one-party system
subjected the Soviets to the rule
of the very few.
But we have not fooled our-
*, selves into believing'that this gov-
ernment functions against the will
of the people. For the six million
Communist party members, much
less the few in the Politburo, could
l not rule this vast land without
the active consent of many and
the tacit consent of the masses.
S- We cannot deny that with the
ir snap of the wrist the people of
Russia could break the back of
Their government.
We found Russia's leadership
largely a personal one, for the
a- symbol of Lenin and Stalin are
ir perhaps stronger powers in Rus-
Ir sla than are, in the United States,
the symbols of Patrick Henry or
George Washington or, more re-
1 cently, General George Marshall.
S We found that Russia is at-
)r tempting to fight one type of
Westernization with another type
of Westernization. For while Rus-
sia hates and rejects the capital-
s ists and capitalism, she heartily
9- embraces the industrial techniques
d of the Western world. As we saw,
._ Russia is gambling that a Russian
d peasant taught the life of an
d American mechanic will not think
or feel or desire as does the Amer-
,t ican mechanic.
)t And we accredited Russia's
d "charm"-her ability to attract
and hold both people and nations
n -to two strong factors.
One of these factors was the
S idea of economic "equality" which
, was to result in both cultural anc
, political equality. And this was
the idea that raised the hopes of
the lowly feudalistic peasant from
the black morass of history. In the
way of material benefits, Russia
offered to do in five years what
the Western world had done in
a hundred.
The other "charm" of Russia,
and this was the greatest attrac-
tion for her satellites, was her
multi-nationalism. We noticed that
within Russia proper are amalga-
mated 16 constituent republics
and 49 recognized nationalities.
And to the battered and torn
small countries around, a union
with Russia would draw them
from the role of pawn that they
have played in international poli-
And now, if we turn to the pos-
sibility of war with Russia, we
shall find that it is not as im-
mediate as once thought. For Rus-
sia, as we know it today is young,
since it was not born until 1917.
It was, and still is, a backward
country, industrially. And it has
just survived a crushing war, in
which it suffered from 12 to 15
million casualties (including the
wounded and missing). The only
other country with such a large
number of casualties was Ger-
many with something over nine
million. (The United States suf-
fered about 1,136,000 dead, wound-
ed and missing). And the people
of Russia saw this war at first
hand, and the country felt its
direct and devastating results.
'It would, however, be entirely
foolish to rule out a future war
with Russia. .
The idea of Communism is not
new. It was _probably not new dur-
ing the time of Jesus, when 15
miles from Jerusalem the Essenes
held all property and labor in com-
mon. Thus Communism, and the
newer conception of a proletariat
revolution which is still theory
and yet unproved, has never
spread to any world-wide degree
in 20 centuries.
The concept of Communism will
not die. But Communism as a
force shall lose its vitality pend-
ing two developments. One of
these is the continuing Westerni-
zation of Russia, for she cannot
give men time to think and still
maintain the oppressing political
hierarchy. If she succeeds in ac-
complishing Western industrial-
ism, men will have time to ponder
less strict means of life. The Rus-
sian people themselves will veto
The other condition is that we,
the Western world, must empha-
size the difference between the
Russian and Western ways of life.


umn's prediction of the campus
vote for governor being split
largely and closely by Fuller War-
ren and Dan McCarty was pretty
accurate the three Gainesville
precincts in which students voted
gave McCarty 89 more votes than
Warren out of an estimated stu-
dent vote of between 1,800 and
2,000 Shands came in third in
those precincts and English was
fourth Here's a good indica-
tion that "politics makes strange
bedfellows" Bob Ghiotto, stu-
dent body prexy, tells us that he
is for Fuller Warren and his op-
ponent in the recent campus elec-
tions, C. J. Hardee, Jr., echoes the
same sentiment not only that
but outgoing Student Body Prexy
John Crews and Frank Stanley
whom he beat out for the presi-
dency last year by six votes, also
favor Warren The Warren
men are also happy locally be-
cause they claim that Dr. John J.
Tigert, president emeritus of the
University, favors their man .
However, it's generally agreed by
both sides that either Warren or
McCarty will be good for the Uni-
versity, providing no University
of South Florida is created .
In campus politics, Bob Ghiotto,
who failed to receive approval for
his coalition cabinet (which in-
cluded some Varsity Party men)
because the Varsity dominated
Executive Council wanted two
men in the cabinet whom Ghiotto
refused to appoint, has indicated
that his appointees will serve as
a "kitchen cabinet" (work with-
out official approval) if the go-
ahead sign is not forthcoming
from the council.
POT POURRI: Outgoing Stu-
dent Body Prexy John Crews, long
a non-fraternity stalwart, is now
sporting an ATO pledge pin .
Congratulations to William McL.
(Mac) Christie, who was elected
last week as Florida Blue Key
president for the next regular se-

We must strive to perfect our re-
publicism, to advance our tech-
niques, and to place more stress
on the spiritual rather than the
material aspects of life. We must
draw a sharp line, noting and
pointing out that Communism is
materialism personified while de-
mocracy is of the spirit. We must
not consider any compromise be-
tween Communism and democ-
We have, then, a challenge. The
winning of our war with Commu-
nism lies in the direction of in-
ternal improvement, not in ex-
ternal battle. War has not yet
killed an idea.


By Morty Freedman

mester, succeeding Raymer Ma-
guire, Jr. top leadership is ex-
pected University of Florida
candidates in the recent primary
election who ran for office after
graduating or quitting school to
campaign did o. k., but those who
ran while attending school didn't
fare so well with their part-time
politicking Harold Smith and
Davis Ramsey, running for coun-
ty judge in DeSoto and Liberty
Counties, respectively, and John
Crews, running for the State
House of Representatives from
Baker County, lost. On the other
hand, latest information indicates
that Tommy Parker, running for
the Legislature from DeSoto
County, won, as did Ernest Paige
who ran for county attorney in
one of the down state counties.
Joe Johnston of Brooksville was
high man by a large margin in
his race for the State Senate from
Hernando and Citrus Counties,
but will apparently face a run-off
election Two prominent Uni-
versity alumni were elected to
Congress, Charlie Bennett, former
president of the student body,
from the Second District, and Syd
Herlong, outgoing president of the
University Alumni Association,
from the Fifth.
ET CETiERA: Jack Bryan, mem-
ber of Florida Blue Key and prom-
inent in publications work, is all
aglow he's been accepted for
Harvard Law School and will en-
ter that musty establishment in
September .. Bill Castagna, one
of the top debaters on campus,
was elected president of the
Young Democrats recently in a
hot race against Dick Stanley ,
incidentally, Rex Farrior, Jr., who
was elected vice president of the
Demos is more or less following
in the footsteps of his father, who
was top man for state's attorney
for Hillsborough County in the
first primary Something
seems to be brewing once again in
the hardly-ever peaceful Athletic
Department many of the ath-
letes have been dissatisfied with
scholarship conditions and recent-
ly John Natyshak, one of the top
gridsters of the Southeast, drop-
ped out of the University the
"F" Club is also not too happy
over things in general We
hear talk of a lot of fraternities
going socially inactive this sum-
mer, putting the quietus on any
Summer Frolics.


Sunday Only


As I

See 'Em

Elgin White

Tex Beneke and his orchestra
have cleared out, the frat and so-
rority houses are cleaned up, and
the boys around here are cleaned
out. And another Spring Frolics
week end has passed. I wonder if
many students are going to pass
as easily as Frolics did?
Speaking of passes, some guys
had to have passes to get in the
dance the other night. Others
tried a few passes, unsuccessfully,
and still others passed out.
That gymnasium Saturday night
was one picture of a struggling
mass of humanity if ever I saw
one. What a mass! I wouldn't ex-
actly say it was crowded, but one
couple was pushed so close to-
gether that when the dance was
over she was wearing a tuxedo
and he looked positively stunning
in a pink formal.
The decorations in the gym
were positively dazzling. Some
guy said the way that paper was
hung made him dizzy. Seemed to
me that, from the way his eye-lids
hung, he was the one that was diz-
zy. And not from dancing.
I never saw so many strapless
evening gowns in my life. You
know, it's amazing the way these
girls defy the law of gravity. Or
is it gravity they're defying? One
thing is certain. Those beautiful
gowns sure brought out the light
in the boys' eyes, among other
thTngs. I saw all my friends there.
One was standing by the band-
stand, and the other was under it.
I peeked under there once and ask-
ed him if he was alone, and he
said, "Yes, and we'll be out in a
During intermission, most of the
couples strolled outside to get
some fresh air. I guess it was a
little too much for some guys,
'cause a lot of girls said it made
them too fresh.
One girl said she had to slap a
boy's face six times. But I didn't
really feel it until the fifth slap.
After intermission the band
went back to play and the boys
went back in to play around. A
lot of celebrities were at the
dance. So was Morty Freedman.
Morty said it was so crowded in
there that half the time he didn't
know what he was doing. Which
struck me as unusual.
It's amazing how much girls like
to dance. Some avuhorities state
that it's only natural that girls
know how to dance. Well, nature
sure short-changed some of them.
I wouldn't want it to get around
that some of those girls couldn't
dance very well, but I've seen ele-
phants move more gracefully.
Some of them looked stiff as a
board. Others were just bored, and.
the rest were stiff.
Well, most of the boys are look-
ing forward to the next Frolics.
And why not? After all, where
else can you hear the best in mu-
sic, dance with a beautiful woman,
get looped, and get your pants
pressed, all for three bucks?
Anybody got a bromo ?

By Tom Hicks
Whether he gives a C-3 lecture
or gives advice on the direction of
Squalus acanthias, you can be sure
the man who holds a graduate
assistantship, if not a specialist,
is a well-trained information booth
with brains to back him up.
According to Dean T. M. Simp-
son, dean of the graduate school,
of the 550 people now enrolled in
the school about 50 are graduate
assistants teaching in his field.
These students are not allowed to
take more than nine hours per
semester in order that they may
devote a large part of their time
to undergraduate students. In ad-

edition to these students there are
many teaching assistants who
teach half-time in grade level
schools in the Alachua area and
take only a half load of the nor-
mal requirements.
There are more full-time stu.
dents in the College of Education
than any other school, numbering
about 200. Next comes chemistry
with 38, and English with 24.
Dean Simpson said, "The grad-
uate school is growing very rapid-
ly and since 1930 nearly all the
students graduating from this
school have been placed in excel-
lent positions."

Exchange Post
XC 8ge O;t

Professor: "You can't sleep in
my class!"
Student: "If you didn't talk so
loud I could."
Said the lovely hostess to a
sailor back in the States after
30 months on lonely Pacific is-
lands: "I'll bet there's nothing
but pictures of beautiful girls
running through your mind."
"Yep," said he, "they don't dare

Old Lady: "Are you a little boy
or a little girl?"
Child: "Sure, what the hell else
would I be?"

-Borrowed.of. aso,,,
xxx sd
I was struck by the beauty of
her hand.
I tried to kiss her;
as I say,'
I was struck by the beauty of
her hand.



1'/2 Hours of Sports

Don't Miss It! S

"A Show For Good lO

Sports REYN.tS


H. L. and all of the old gang

are back at the Pig-



"Florida Gators' Meeting Place"


H. L. Dye, Jr., Proprietor


New Cooks and the best of

Service are waiting for you

North Ninth Street

Gainesville, Florida


'Florida Faithfuls' 'Group

One Of Select Membership
By Sandy Geer Major Floyd, and Dr. Benton.
Think you know all the organ- Since this early beginning, Flor.
izations on campus? One will get ida's Faithful have held several
you 10 that you haven't heard initiationss," the most recent be-
about Florida's Faithful, an or- ing about 1935. Although there it
ganization of faculty and admin- no formal charter or constitution,
istrative members who have serv- for the group, each member oj
ed the University more than 20 the the club prizes highly thi
years, honor of belonging to this exclu.
Originally, the group had five sive society.
members. This was back in 1906 Taking pride in their record oJ
when the University was just long service to the University,
getting started. These five' men Florida's Faithful have a reputa-
had served at the Florida Agri- tion for supporting all worth.
culture College, and at the East while school activities. Member
Florida Seminary, two parent in- of the club can frequently be'
stitutions of our present day spotted at football practice ses.
school. These men were J. -I. sions as well as many other Uni-
Farr, J. N. Anderson, Dr. Crow, versity functions.


Graduate Students Are Devoting

Many Hours To Undergraduates