The Florida alligator
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Title: The Florida alligator
Alternate title: Summer school news
University of Florida summer gator
Summer gator
Alternate Title: Daily bulletin
Orange and blue daily bulletin
Orange and blue bulletin
Page of record
Physical Description: v. : ; 32-59 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: the students of the University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: May 20, 1948
Publication Date: 1912-1973
Frequency: daily except saturday and sunday (sept.-may); semiweekly (june-aug.)[<1964>-1973]
weekly[ former 1912-]
weekly (semiweekly june-aug.)[ former <1915-1917>]
biweekly (weekly june-aug.)[ former <1918>]
weekly[ former <1919-1924>]
weekly (daily except sunday and monday june-aug.)[ former <1928>]
semiweekly[ former <1962>]
weekly[ former <1963>]
normalized irregular
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville
Coordinates: 29.665245 x -82.336097 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 24, 1912)-v. 65, no. 74 (Jan. 31, 1973).
General Note: Summer issues also called: Summer school ed., <1915>-1920 and again in 1923; summer issues also called: Summer ed., <1921>.
General Note: Has occasional supplements.
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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Preceded by: Orange and blue
Succeeded by: Independent Florida alligator

Full Text

Student Owned

Student Controlled

Dedicated To Student





Largest Graduation Scheduled

With This Issue

The Alligator Bows Out

For Another Year !

Bvla R^. A Y



New S(

Staff Completes

Year Book Task

In Record Time

For the first time in recent
years, the University's yearbook,
-the Seminole, wall be distributed
to students on scheduled time.
Al Carlton of Wauchula. Semi-
nole editor, announced that dis-
tribution will begin Friday, May
28, in Room 12, 'basement of the
Florida Union annex.
Seniors will 'be able to obtain
their copies that day, after which
any student may claim his copies.
Students are asked to bring
identification with them by Bill
Clark, Tampa, who is in charge
of distribution of the Seminoles.
The yearbooks will not be dis-
tributed from the Seminole office,'
but from Room 12, where all in-
formation will be available con-
cerning distribution.
All University: of Florida stu-
dents. who are regularly enrolled
in school and who have paid their
activity fees for the second semes-
ter will be eligible to receive cop-
ies of the 1948 Seminole free.
Everyone else will have to wait
Until this distribution is completed
and then will be able to buy cop-
ie M. -I '
One of the !our largest year-
books in the nation, this is the
first time the Seminole has come,
our on time since the' war. The
.cover is, a proven experimentation
i colpr and design, cream, gold
and -brown being tht. predominat-
ing colors.
Certain hours will be set for the
opening: of Room 12 by Bill Clark.
These hours will be marked on a
sign to be set up outside the door,
as well as corning out, in the
Orange and Blue Bulletin. Stu-
dents are asked to look in the.
Orange, and Blue Bulletin for ad-
ditional information concerning
the distribution of Seminoles, aft-
er the last issues of the Alligator
come out. '

AlA Course$

Offered Here

This Summer
The University of Florida has
been selected by the American
Institute of Architects as one of
two institutions in the country
to hold a Carnegie A.I.A. Summer
Session this year, officials said
A -grant from the Carnegie
Fund of the Institute will make
possible the three-week course,
beginning July 26. Enrollment is
open, not only to students, but to
leaders in civic and educational
Designed for these interested
in the community, school, church,
commercial and industrial ele-
ments, and the home as environ-
mental influences in human de-
velopment, the session will include
lectures, demonstrations, confer-
ences and field trips.
Purpose of the session, accor-
ding to William T. Arnett,
director of the University's
School of Architecture and Allied
Arts, is to show the influence
for good or bad architecture and
arts in everyday life.
Various phases of the course
will deal with community plan-
ning, shelter for human activities,
the home and its furnishings, and
design in architecture and the
arts. Field trips will include
visits to outstanding examples of
historic and contemporary build-
ings within the state of Florida.
Enrollees in the A.I.A. Summer
Session, who wish to take the
work for college credit, may earn
three semester hours.



For Distribution



Florida Players

To Remain Active

During Summer

Three new clubs have joined
the ranks of the University Gen-
eral Alumni Association during
May, according to an announce-
ment by D. R. "'Billy" Matthewvs.
diii.ctor of alumni affairs
The- addition of the new clubs
brings the total number of clubs
to 22 permanent organization?
and two temporary groups. The
temporary groups' are scheduledd
to Become permanently affiliated
with. the Association in the near
Matthews announced the new
clubs and dates of organization ,
as follows; Polk County Clu;'-..
wee. "-May 'b. i.arasota t.uu'
Thursday May 13; and Bradford
County (Starke) Club. Monday
May 17.
At the organizational meeting
of the Polk County Club, Clayton
Logan was elected president and
Hyatt Presnell, secretary-treas-
urer. Dave Harmon, student at
the University, was instrumental
in making contacts, for the Alum-
ni Association, with interested
alumni and friends in Polk
County. Coach Sam McAllister,
of the University Athletic De-
partment, accompanied Matthews
on the trip to Polk County and
gave a short talk to the group
on athletics at Florida.
Contact man for the Sarasota
Group was Bill Boyd, journal-
ism student at the University,
and Sports Editor of the Florida
Alligator. During the meeting
in Sarasota, E. L. Saunders was
elected president and William
Kreag secretary-treasurer. Paul
Severin presented the athletic
picture to the Sarasota group.
The last club formed during
May was in Bradford County
last Monday night. Contact work
in Starke, and Bradford County,
was carried out by Arch Thomas,
Jr., alumnus of Florida. Mush
Battista represented the Athletic
Department during the meeting,
which was also attended by Col.
Everett, Yon, vice-president of
District eight of the Alumni Asso-

Senior's Invitations
To Be Distributed
Invitations and cards order-
ed by seniors will be distributed
at Florida Union, Thursday,. be-
tween the hours of three and

9 .... .' .Pat O'Neal, president of Florida
Players, announced last week that
S. the Players will remain active
throughout the Summer months.
A busy season is planned for this
S organization, one of the few on
S" the campus that will remain active
during the Summer.
STwo plays have been chosen
to 'be produced-the first, "The
SI lass Menagerie," will be per-
S s formed during the first. session
U1 under the direction of David W.
S, Hoi i books, wno recently alirecaea
S, the successful production, "Joan
of Lorraine". ."Wlass Menag-
Ode" has a cast of four and
icue Is the tragic story of a once
wealthy and popular southern
belle whose wealth has degen-
o .40 i erated with age and who is
seeking a "gentlemancaller" for
her Invalid daughter.
i,' "The next play. directed by Dr.
second eeason, is the hilarious
English comedy by Noel Coward,
i Blithe Spirit." This is the story
of a iman whose Dwfe-and mstress
1die but rome back together to
haunt him.
Si The Players have had a stuc-
Scessful year under the able dir-
ection of Dr. Dusenbury, who is
i I assistant professor of speech and
director-advisor for the Players.
With the help of David W\. Hooks,
Sihetlructor of speech, who ha.
handled technical direction for the
ected three major productions and
assisted members of the direction
Sa class in producing four one-act
N- plays in January and eight one-
icts bl May. Dr.. Dusenbury
Pictured above are two scenes from'the forthcoming "Fh, rida directed the first show of the
Folles," -which wi feature top-notch campus talent: In the upper year, "State of the Union", which
photo, Director Raul Reyes casts a critical eye on the danceable gyra- was performed in November.
tions of Don Davidson, Winkle Saunders, and Elmer Allen. Lower Soon afterwards he directed a
photo slio% Pat CColli-r, offering from an extreme ease of "dateitia." "Playboy of the Western World,"
in ,ine of the hichlichr rof the ,iiowj' "'l;'rin l. I to bpi -. which rarn from December 9-12.
By'A *' t.O'LIf dSt t : -. sin D ru '. otr, 'ld "n The Playerr opened January
l l"us tng t ag u o Irida Theatre. 12 with four one-act plays under
c PUtS e t dire lion of members of the
CAMPUS VAUDEVILLESHOW 'direction class, and under the
supervision or or. Dousenury
and David Hooks. In the Spring
,AIUUDavid Hooks took over, directed .
42-Person MJ wi Presen 6and acted in "Joan of Lorraine"
id N h winch played tor xive nights;
a ~ a0from April 27 through March 1.
FF The last major production of
d 4g gNih 'the year was "The Inspector
General," an hilarious comedy
directed by Dr. Dusenbury.
Gainesville And Campus Talent Compose Show;' The semester was closed by the
o production of eight one-act plays.
Proceeds Will Go ToCharitable Purposs Four of these were presented May
13 and the other four May 18.
By Scott Verner Drug Co., Canova's, Florida Union These plays were handled by
Illustrating the magnitude of and Florida Theatre. members of the direction class
the performances Paul Reyes, di- Sponsored by the local chap- of -the' Department of Speech with
re or mac, Pau yes, did ter of Sigma Delta Chination- the advice of Dr. Dusenbury and
rector.of.Saturdaynight'sFlorida rofemale inaio- Hooks.

'Ollies, said iasL Iight Lthat the
cast is made up of a total of 42
Recent addition to the show is
Ellie Fry, the nature of, whose act
Reyes refused to disclose but
promised that it will prove a pop-
ular surprise.
The show is scheduled to run
for approximately one and a half
hours, beginning at 11:30 p. m.,
Saturday night, at the Florida
Theatre. Tickets' are on sale at
Bennett's Drug Store, the City

Book Of Knowledge ,
Representative Will
Be Available Today
A representative of the book
"Book of Knowledge" publish-
ers will be available today and
tomorrow. If interested, report
to room 112, Language Hall,
for the purpose of scheduling
a definite conference time.


Board Of Control Releases More

Funds For University Equipment

The Board of Control recently
approved a list of items and ma-
terials amounting to $34,368 for
use by various departments of the
University. This sum, taken out of
this year's budget, will replace old
equipment and will buy new in-
struments and implements, rang-
ing from typewriters to air con-
ditioning units.
After countersigning the bud-
get for the 1948-1949 school
year, this board sent the report
to the Budget Commission for
the final approval and releasing
of funds.
Approximately 80 new faculty
members were confirmed in their
appointments to the staff of the
University for the Summer School
and the Fall semester. Some of
these include: Dr. Arnold Graffe,
asst. professor of Humanities, Max
Mauderly, asst. professor in Ger-
man, Dr. T. J. Cunna, asst. profes-
sor in Animal Husbandry, Dr.
John A. Crow, asset. professor of
Spanish, Leroy Qualls, Harold A.
Hardy, and Harold A. Bachman.
Bachman will be the new asst.
professor in the Music Depart-
ment. He was a Lt. Colonel in

the Army, being supervisor and di-
rector of the Special Services sec-
tion of Army Bands. He is also
a nationally known composer, ar-.
ranger, conductor, educator and
Twelve Latin-American students
were recognized as holders of the
Inter-American scholarships here
at the University.
Included in the new staff is a
nurse for the campus infirmary.
Forty student assistants and 25
graduate fellowships were also ap-
proved in teaching appointments.
The Board also sanctioned
travel authorizations for mem-
bers of the staff to attend meet-
ings and conventions which will
be held this Summer through-
out the United States and Cuba.
Many professors and instructors
going to these meetings will also
be granted leave o. absences for
the while that they are gone.
Dick Crago, student sports an-
nouncer for WRUF, will b e
granted a leave for one month,
after which he will report for
full-time duty at the radio sta-
Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority was

authorized the right to colonize
on the campus. This is one of
many that- will be established
within the next few years.
The transfer of funds from sev-
eral projects to others was af-
firmed by the Board. This was
done to make sure that there will
be enough money to finish pro-
jects already started which do not
have enough credits payable to fi-
nance the completion of these pro-
The University Senate recom-
mended the addition and revision
of the following curicula, and they
were acknowledged by the Board:
Doctor of Philosophy to be offered
by the Chemistry Department,
Master of Science to be offered by
the Department of Architecture
and Allied Arts, Horticulture de-
grees in the various fields, Latin-
America Area Studies, revised
course in Marketing, Economics of
Latin-American Trade, Executive
Secretary for the coeds, revised
Aeronautical and Electrical Engi-
neering, Physical Education for
Men, Physical Education for Wo-
men, Health Education, and Re-

ternity, and the Gainesville Jay-
cees, proceeds from the show
are to go to charitable pur-
3 poses.,
The Jaycees will use their por-
t tion in the building of a play-
ground for children in the vicinity
of the University, according to
Reyes, and Sigma Delta Chi plans
f to utilize their share 'in the fur-
therance of journalistic endeavors
in the state and in publicity and
Orientation for the University of
r Florida.
The follies are to be com-
pletely composed of Gainesvile
and University of Florida tal-
ent, spotlighting the number
one stooge, Harold Herman; a
strip-tease by Torchy Silvester;
a specialty act by Seymore
Kant and Stanley Lippert; vo-
cal numbers by Kitty Good-
bread; the 18-piece orchestra
dance band of Lenny Kay; an
accordion solo by Wayne Estey,
accompanied by his combo, and
vocal solos by Harvey Relman,
a member of the Florida Glee
By popular request, the ATO
version of Spike Jones' "Choloe"
which won high approval at last
fall's Gator Growl, will also be
Featured act of the show is to
be a professional dance routine
staged by Florida Coed Winkle
Saunders, Elmer Allen -and Don

Ag College's

Publication Is

Due In July
The Florida College Farmer is
accepting, manuscripts for the
July issue. Theme of the publica-
tion will be the progress of the
College of Agriculture since the
war. All students wishing to write
on this theme should check with
the editor first. Articles of a
scientific nature are also needed.
All photographs acceptable for
cover pages will be considered by
the Florida College Farmer. The
deadline for all material submit-
ted for publication is June 20 and
should be addressed to the Editor,
Florida College Farmer, Florida
U n i o n, University of Florida,
Gainesville. No material can b'e
returned at the expense of the
College Farmer.

Library Will

Be Extended

By Addition
Actual construction of the li-
brary addition will be started
within a few days after all pre-
paratory work on the area is
completed, the Business Mana-
ger's Office announced Tuesday.
In keeping with the rehabili-
tation of the campus, under-
grobmd sprinkler systems have
been installed in the grounds
paralleling Ninth Street. These
systems will be placed over the
entire campus for the purpose
of renovating bare and dusty
sections of ground.
The. Athletic field and the area
around the ROTC classrooms and
the Engineering Hanger will be
the next areas to undergo beau-
tification. Sprinkler ;systems will
be installed here mainly for the
purpose of keeping down the duet.
The laying of concrete blocks
on the area between the sidewalks
and University Avenue has been
done with the idea of increasing
the beauty of the campus as seen
from the road.
Next month the boiler room will
start operating full time in order
to provide adequate water for
shower room facilities and steam
for experiments in the various

Florida State's
Women's Glee
Offers Concert
The Women's Glee Club of
Florida State University will
offer a concert at the Univer-
sity Auditorium tomorrow night
at 8 p. m.
This concert, sponsored by the
University of Florida Men's Glee
Club, is free to all students.
General admission will be 44
After the concert, the 40 girls
taking part will have a recep-
tion in Florida Union and then
will go to a dance at the Rec-
reation Hall.


Graduation Class Will Receive

Degrees Under Stadium Lights

Highlight Of The Commencement Weekend
Will Be A Reunion Of The Class Of 1918

The University of Flurida's larg-
est graduating rlass in histor.'.-
609 students--will re,ve degrees
under the lchts of Florida Field
the night of June 7, thus writuig
another c.hapLtr in a University's
preparation for veterans' educa-
Although complete figures on
the number of World War II
veterans in the record-breaking
class are not available, a large

Cl ss Qf"I8

Makes Plans

For Reunion

June 6th Set As Date
For First Gathering
In Thirty Years

Thirty years ago, in June 1918,
a group of Florida men received
their degrees from the University.
June sixth of this year, mem-
bers of that class of -1918 will
meet at the University of Florida
to hold their first reunion in
30 years. I
Plans for the reunion were an-
nounced this week by D. R. Mat-
thews, director of alumni affairs.
Highlight of the occasion, which
takes place one day before regu-
lar graduation exercises of the
Class of 1948, will be a Reunion
Banquet at the Primrose Grill
in Gainesville.
George R. Bailey, president of
the 1918 graduates, has been ask-
to serve as toastmaster during
the affair. Bailey is, 'at present,
connected with Penn Mutual Life
Insurance .Company in New York
Chairman of local arrangements
is Professor C. H. Willoughby,
retired instructor of the College
of Agriculture. Prof. Willoughby
is well-known by members of the
1918 class.
Preliminary contacts wit h
members of the class have been
made by Frank Edwards, of Plant
Matthews said, in announcing
the union, "This is the first
in a series of annual reunions
the Alumni Association hopes to
promote. It is our aim to have
four or five reunions during the
Alumni Week-end of 1949."





majority are students
tinishing the education
gan before the war int
their studie-s.
The 609 figure is ap
only rjy the graduating
1942 when 352 students g
gree.. A raiLd-tei m gr
class in February of 2E
dates was previous hig
mid-term class.
Of the candidates see
agrees, 554 will get bach
grees, 54 masters, and or
awarded a professional
electiral engineering..' .
Highlight of the co'mir
weekend will be a class
of the Class of 1918, a 30
union which is headed by
Willoughby, retired pro:
animal husbandry.
The annual vespers tea
ed by the University
Club, reception for gradu
their families will be held
ida Union following th
laureate services Sunday
Phi Kappa Phi will in
members of the class at a
at 6:30 June 4. Claude i
University organist, will
annual commencement mi
9 p. m. June 6 in the aud
Dr. William Richardso
president of Baylor Ur
will give the baccalaur
dress Sunday afternoon
o'clock, June 6, in the au
Dr. White, one'of the
most prominent ministers
ninth president of Baylor
sity, largest institution
world under Baptist direct
Widely known as an ab
er, Dr. White is almost
known as a writer on
topics. He is contribution
of three major religious
tions and the author
Royal Road to Life" a
Broadman Commentary."
Details of the come
exercises Monday night
yet been completed.

Graduates To Meet
Saturday, May 29
All persons expecting
ceive a degree the end
semester on June 7, wil
at 1 p.m., Saturday, M
in University Auditor
receive instructions reg
commencement exercises
commencement will be
in that caps and gowns

Continued on Page 5


Sixty-One Undergraduates Selected

For Membership In Phi Kappa Phi
Sixty-one University of Florida lied Arts-Josh C. Bennett, Jack- William S. Hess,
undergraduates have been selected sonville. Md.
for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, College of Arts and Sciences- College of Edu
national honorary scholastic fra- William J. Husa, Jr., Robin H. Dunkle, Tallahass
eternity. Ferguson, Richard L. Crago and Demro, Jr., Dania
The undergraduates, all candi- John L. Herring, Gainesville; Rob- ble, Daytona Bea
dates for degrees in June, will be ert A. Boyer and Charles W. Powell, Valdosta,
initiated on June 4, along with Geer, Tampa; William E. Nexsen, Fernandez, Tampa
graduate students, due for nomi- Jr., West Palm Beach; Theodore College of Engi
nation later this month. S. Benjamin and Herbert J. Do- R. Seegmiller, Lak
Highest average listed among herty, Jr., Jacksonville; Corlis J. Spaulding, Benjat
the newly elected Phi Kappa Phi's Driggers, Ft. Lauderdale; Henry and Robert T. Sc
is that of Walter R. Seegmiller, E. Bovis, Kissimmee; Gerald L. ville; Frank P. Ma
Lakeland, a student in electrical Gordon and Allan Westin, Miami ry A. Owen, Jr., P
engineering, who has a straight Beach; Andrew E. Potter, Jr., and J. Eggart, Jr., Pe
"A" grade. All others have grade George E. Hathaway, St. Peters- E. Floyd, III, Nepi
averages of "B" and above, burg; Marvin T. Benson, Boynton nold J. Carrico, Da
The Phi Kappa Phi's elected on Beach, and Robert C. Nodine, Roland M. Lee, Pt
a quota basis by colleges include: Clearwater. School of Forest
College of Agriculture-Howard College of Business Administra- Scudder, San Ant
H. Hopper, Tampa; Jack C. tion-Robert T. Lyle, Robert J. Juskiewicz, Kenost
Thompson, Winter Haven; Jacob Pierce, John R. Forrester, Nich- College of Law-
D. DeHaan, Ft. Lauderdale; Wal- olas M Vincent, James 0. Har- Jr., West Palm Be
ter E. Wyles, St. Petersburg; rison, Jr., and Charles C. Bruestle, School of Pharm
Norman E. Heatherington, Or- Jacksonville; E. Leonard Merlin, Mundlel, Jr., Arcs
lando; Stephen B. Simmons, Chip- Miami Beach; Eugene F. Sefrna, Ware, Branford,
ley; Maurice J. Hoover, Alachua, Frostproof; Robert L. Wright and Lamb, Gainesville.
and Walker G. Diamond, Titus- James W. Philyaw, Gainesville; College of Phys
ville. William K. Wray, Taylor, Pa.; Health and Athlet
School of Architecture and Al- Clifford Harp, Andia, andi it. t.an, n, J.,

Silver Spring,
cation-John R.
ee; Conrad C.
; Bessie D. Mar-
Lch; Pattye P.
Ga., and Joseph
eland; David W.
min 0. Powell
hreck, Jackson-
y, Quincy; Hen-
Palatka; George
nsacola; Linton
tune Beach; Ar-
allas, Texas, and
unta Gorda.
;ry-Kenneth T.
onio, and Ben
ha, Wis.
-Ralph J. Blank,
acy-Charles E.
adia; Edith FP.
and Robert L.
ical Education,
;ics-Arthur H.

t s een Grear ear
** -. -^ ./ '




--- Carlton


Exercises End

Years Of Study
Florida's lar ge st graduating
class will receive diplomas Mon-
day, June 7, at 8 p. m. on Florida
Commencement exercises a r e
the climax to a weekend full of
activities for the graduates: Fri-
day afternoon things start off
with the annual Phi Kappa Phi
Here are the graduates and the
deg rees they will receive:
towns are:
A LACHUA-Joseph 0. Ellis,
BS.A; Maurice W. Hoover, BSA.
APOPKA-John F. Fowler,
BSA.; Alfred N. Miner, BSA.
ARCADIA-Clifford, E. Harp,
ESBA; Charles E. Mundell, Jr.,`
BSP; Chesterfield H. Smith, TL.B;
Harold S. Smith, LLB; Richard
M Smith, LLB.
Purser, Jr., BSP
Stanley, Jr., LLB.
AUCILLA-Desmond M. Bis-
hop, BSBA.
BALM-J. Pasco SweatE BCE.
BARTOW-Edwin B. Acree,
Jr., BSA; Charles G. Fields,
BAPHAR; Clifford 0. Lyle, BSA;
Owen E. Williams, Jr., BA.
non, BAJ.
0. Myers, BSE.
BONIFAY-J. Fred Johnson,
BSA; Donnie E. Treadwell,BSA.
who are Benson, BA.
they he- BRADENTON William H.
erupted Day, BSBA; Dewey A. Dye, Jr.,
BA; Harry H. Hull, BEE; John
approached W. Schaut, BAJ; William A.
class of Tucker, BSBA.
?ained de- BRANFORD--Edith F. Ware,
radiating BSP; Mary Catherine Ware, BSP.
91 .candi- BRISTOL-Davis W. Ramsey,
gh for a LLB; Winton R. Tolap, BSA. -
BRONSON-Horace S. Wilson,
eking de- Jr., BA.
Lelors de- BROOKER-Fred A. Shaw, BS.
ne will be BROOKSVILLE-Jerry Alex-
degree in suk, BS; Richard A. Stenholm,
BME; Thomas L, .Var, BAE. :
'ricement BUSHNELL-Lee E. Bourauar-
s reunion dez, BSA; Ansle R. Marsh, Jr.,
4-year re- BSA; Miles H. Sharpe, MAg.
Dr. C. H. CENTURY-Aubrey H. Rigby,
fessor of BSBA.
CHIPLEY-Alexander H. Clem-
, sponsor- mons, BSA; Hubert E. Richards,
Women's BAPHAR; Stephen B. Simmons,
uates and BSA.
I in Flor- CHRISTMAS-T ht o m a a A.
e bacca- Jones, BSA.
, June 6. CLEARWATER-Richard B.
uitiate 60 Lanedale, LLB; Robert, C. Nodine,
i banquet BS; Charles M. Phillips, Jr., LLB;
Aurphree, John F. Sever, BA; Augustus V.
give his Smith, Jr., BSBA.
usicale at CLERMONT-James W. Hin-
n White, son, Jr., BSE; James T. Lowe,
n White, BACA.
diversity, BACA.
:eate ad- CLEWISTON-W i 1 it a m 0,
n at 4 Owen, Jr., LLB.
ditorium. COCOA-Robert A. Hibbsa
nation's MSAg; Onalee E. Hoxie, MA.
, became CONNER-Jack Wellhoner, Jr,
r Univer- BEE.
in the CORAL GABLES--Leland C.
action, last Shepard, Jr., LLB.
le speak- Cheek, BSP.
as well- DADE CITY-Warren W. Dab-
religious oil, BA.
ig editor DANIA-Conrad G. Demro, Jr.,
publica- BAE.
of "The DARLINGTON-Leon Camp-
nd "The bell, BSA.
encement Buckner, BAE; Walter J. Fried-
have not mann, Jr., BSA; Robert D. Hig-
gins, Jr., LLB; Bessie D. Marble,
BAE; Walter B. Timberlake,
Brown, BIE; Doris G. Glenn,
MAE, Robert T. Glenn, MAE.
to re- DELAND-George A. -Iindery,
of this BSA.
lay 29, Woehle, BCE.
lum to DUNEDIN-William H. Arm-
garamg ston, BCE.
8. The DOVER-Amos L. Sparkman,
formal DUNEDIN William H. Arm-
will be

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AKP Presents

Annual Awards

Alpha Kappa Psi, professional
commerce fraternity, inducted 17
pledges at its annual spring initia-
tion in the Florida Union building
Tuesday night, May 11.
The hew initiate are C. Roland
Alderson, Dick Bamns, Fotios oV.
Bikas, Pierre Brown, -Robert Bron-
son, Lawrence Condict, Joe Ben
Cordell, Richard A. Davis, LeoxA
Handley, Jphn B. Livi'ggt94p, -r.,
C. B. Nuckols, Jr., Earl attkrVn,
Leslie C. Pooley, John 1. Roger-
son, Jr., Joe J. Tamargo, Edward
J. Tarver, Jr., andd Jol~ W. Teq-
Following the initiation, a ban-
quet was held at the Primrose
Grill. Prof. Russell S. Grady, dep-
uty coiucilor, gay,' a short talk
commemorating the birthday of
Alpha Kappa Psi. He was then
presented with a jeweled key for
services rendered to. the capey.
The Alpha Kappa Psi scholar-
ship medallion was awarded to R.
Terry Lyle, business administra-
tion major with an average of
3.75. President Johnny Dees pre-
sented the retiring president, B.o,h
Wheeler, a gavel harm in appre-
ciation for leadership given dur-
ing the past year.

New studies reveal tlat theq
probable, cause of aurora porqlis,
known, as "northern .gh4;'s,'" is
streams of hydrogen ions or par-
ticles, swarming ito the earth's
atmosphere from the outside.





Love New Prexy
Of Military Frat
"am B. Love yas elected cap-
tain of Scabbard and Blade, hon-
orary military fraternity, at the
last meeting of the organization
Thursday night. Love will head
the group for the first semester of
the 1948-49 school year.
Named to serve with Love were
Tommy Thompson, first liduten-
ant; Dave Clements, second -lieu-
tenant; and Ralph Morgan, first
Installation of the new officers
followed formal initiation cere-
monies for more than' 40 pledges,
presided o r by QGne Floyd, out-
goain cpmander.

Pensacola Club
Plans Program
The Penascola Clubi held its
last meeting for the semester in
Florida VI6o. on Thursday. Be-
cause inoqf of the; members will be
going hone for the Summer it
was. decided to move the club
to Penaecol.
Plans were finished for the
dance which will be held in Pen-
secola Jun.e 12. The club, also
pjans to. have several beach par-
tie 44and then a free .danc i
Pensecc.la just before the Fall
term start. Summer officers
were also elected. They are:
president, Harty KaSatanakis, Jr.;
Vic%-President, Donald Rushing;
Secretary, Jack Hall; Treasurer.

Suede, a leather finish, is work-
ed into kdskins or laimb.stins.





Sigma Tau Elects
Bryan President
For Next Year
Upailon chapter of Sigma Tau,
national honorary engineering
fraternity, held election of officers
Monday, installing Bill Bryan as
president. He succeeds Jim
Joe Skillman replaced Bob
Collie as vice-president, Ernest
Erickson took over the job of
recording secretary ,from Gene
Floyd and Gene Williams handed
over hiq job of corresponding sec-e
retry to Bill Poole. John Mal-
lory was elected to succeed, Bill
Steed as treasurer and Pierce
Evans replaced Dave Spaulding as
Profeaor Ford Prescott of the
:Mechanical Engii-cering Depart-
me r, was re-elected as faculty

Farrior To Head
Episcopal Men
At the regular meeting of the
Brotherhood of St. A n d r e w,
Episcopal student organization,
Rex Farrior, of Tampa, was
elected Director for the coming
year. George frith, Miami, was
named to serve as Vice-D rector,
Ted Arndt, Orlando. is thq new
Secretary-Treasurer, and Harry
Wesson will be Chaplain.
Reverend Morgan F. Ashley was
unanimously reflected to teave
in his present capacity as advisor
to the young men's group.

Pictured is the University of F
words in the United States. .Fifth
On his right is Leon McKim, former
new president.

Bob Olive Elected

Chairman Of ASME
Robert L. Olive was elected
chairman of the student chapter
,of the American Society of Me-
ichanical Engineers at a meeting
Thursday night.
Other officers elected for the
Coming school year were Thomas
Kimball, vice-chairman, Charles
,Hapt, secretary; and David Kaisr-
lik, treasurer. In addition, Earl
Jeeter and Duryee Van Wagenen
were elected representatives to the
;Benton Engineering Council and
Professor William Tiffin w as
elected faculty advisor.



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lorida's Debate Society, which holds one of the most outstanding rec-
from right is pictured John Crews, past president of the student body.
er president of the Debate Society, and oA his right is Earl Faircloth,

Jack Humphries
President IRC
Jack Humphries, Jacksonville,
Monday night was elected to head
the International Relations Club
for the Fall semester.
Humphries' plans for the next
term include bringing faculty and
student speakers before the club
and a speaker of national import-
ance once a month.
Other officers elected were Bob
Pipping, Lakeland, vice-president
and, program chairman; Bob Riz-
n e r, Tampa, secretary; Steve
Grimes, Lakeland, treasurer; and
Ed Smith, St. Petersburg, Bill Mc-
Coy, Jacksonville, and Phil May,
Jacksonville, board of governors.

Zeta Tau Pledges

Entertain Actives
The, pledges of Gamma Iota of
Zeta 'Tau Alpha entertained the
actives with an informal dance at
the chapter house last Saturday
In keeping with the theme of
the party, Zeta Heaven, blue and
white streamers, au cupids dec-
%orated the house anr halos were
given as favors. Refreshments of
cokes, sandwiches, nuts and can-
dy were served to the Zetas and
their dates.
At last week's meeting Miss
Margie Gordon was elected repre-
sentative from the local group to
the Golden Anniversary conven-
tion of the sorority which will be
held June 25-30 at the Cavalier
Hotel, Virginia Beach, Virginia,
the state where the sorority was
founded in 1898.

Education Club
Elects President
6Charles Wainwritht was Ulected
president of Chalk and Eraser
club in its regular meeting Mon-
day night.
Other students who were elected
to office were: Vice-President,
Ben Trice; Secretary, Jean De-
Vane; treasurer Donald Klein;
Historian\ Badger Langford;
members of Steering Cowimittee,
Bill Davis, Jessie Mae Smith, and
Walter McCall.
Because of the large number
of education students who will
be attending Summer School,
Chalk and Eraser voted to remain
active during the Summer..

Adelphos Elects
Castagna Pres,.
Election of officers for the Sum-
mer School and for the Fall Term
highlighted a meeting of, the
Adelphos Monday 'night.
,Officers who will serve for the
Summer School are: Bill Castagna,
president; Leonard Colson, vice-
president; Duncan Johnson, secre-
tary; Cecil R. Rosier, treasurer;
and Paul S. Buchman, chaplain.
Johr Carter, president; Francis
L. Dancy, vice-president; William
Pennington, secretary; Sigmund
J. Liberman, treasurer; and H. C.
Burke, chaplain are the officers
who will be officers for the Fall
Retiring president Fred Turner
of the Adelphos Society gave a
brief review of his term in office
at'the meeting Monday night,



Clubs And Organizations


Friedmann Installed ::

As Ag Club Prexy s
S roo
Installation of officers and pres- N
entation of a film on soils featured wil
a meeting of the Ag Club Monday
night. S4
New officers who will serve for
the coming year are: W. J. Fried-
mann, president; Bill Zorn, vice
president;'K. G. Townsend, secre- I
tary-treasurer, and R. H. Har- ||
grave, reporter.
All Ag College men are invited T
to join the club next fall in its sev
rounded program of agricultural on
activities. hoi
SPE Fraternity Th
Honors Seniors kei
The members and pledges of ne;
Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity held
a banquet at their chapter house
last Wednesday night, honoring
the graduating seniors and two
outstanding members.
Henry Kittleson, Jacksonville,
was honored as the initiate who
had the most pledge points during
his pledge training. The yearly
award to the initiate having the
highest number of points is a
jewel studded pin.
George Bokas of Pensacola was
honored as the initiate showing
the most fraternalism during his
pledge training.
Graduating senior members who
were honored were: Robert Clem-
enzi, Ft. Pierce; Terry Lyle, Jack-
sonville; Grover Baker, Miami;
Bill Nexson, West Palm Beach;
Robert Shreck, Jacksonville; Ted
Malone, Jacksonville; Mike Meyer,
Lake Placid; Kinchen Harris, Ft.
Pierce; Rabun H. Dittmar, Gaines-
ville, and Kay McRoyan, Sara-
Johnny Marees, Jacksonville,
c h a p t e r president, made the
awards and served as master of

Safety Engineer
Addresses SAM
Last Thursday evening, The
Society for the Advancement of
Management was addressed by
Bob Thal, Safety Engineer for
J. H. Scales Inc., on the subject
"Safety as Pertaining to the En-
The talk correlated the three
"E's" of safety Engineering, Edu-
cation and Enforcement, tying
each in with the current programs
of safety groups all over America.
The last meeting of the term
for SAM, President. Tom Keeter
outlined plans for next year. He
emphasized the need for a well-
rounded program of expansion and
encouraged everyone present who
will be returning next year to
extend to all qualified men, an
invitation to join. He also an-
nounced that the society would
be inactive this summer and that
the first meeting next fall will be ,
the first Thursday in November.

In the recent Camera Club
)to contest, L. L, Johnson re-
ved first prize, a Kalart Flash
it, in the animal photo division,
d Hank Weisenburger received
st prize in the people photo
vision, three 5 x 7 trays.
First prize of five dollars credit
Marable Studio was awarded to,
M. Jacobson for his winning
oto in the pictorial division.
e Howland won the sports di-
ion and received two cartons
rhe grand prize in the contest
s divided between the two en-
,nts who tied, Hank Weisen-
rger and Joe ,Howland. They
:h received $12.50.
Judges for the contest were
ink Anderson of Anderson
idio, Roy Green of Marable
idio, H. H. Holbrook of the Uni-
rsity Art Department, and Bill
nry, Seminole editor.
Gainesville concerns which of-
ed prizes were Marable Studio,
Croy's, Wise's, Vidal's, Dave's
aick Shop, Streit's Bicycle Shop,
estnut's, University City Flor-
Variety Store, Jack and Jill
y Shop, Modern Shoe Shop, and
o the. Chesterfield O4.
President Harry Rabb umges.
knbers who are not attending
mmer School to turn in dark-
om keys to him at 298 Fletcher
before the end of school. Keys
I1 be reissued in .the Fall.

even Complete
ambda Chi
vitiation Tests
Lambda Chi Alpha initiated
'en men at a formal ceremony
Saturday night in the chapter
ise. These men had recently
mpleted their informal initiation
d fraternity tests. Initiated were
omas, Ashley, Tampa: Dave H.
rnett, Fort Meade; Solomon G.
rghalli; Frank Handley, Paho-
e; Maray L. Harrell, Live Oak;
,hn D. Stem, Lakeland; and Er-
st J. Wetherell, Daytona Beach.

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Seagle Hall cooperative for ],948-
49 at the monthly meting held
week. ..He succeeds Charles M.
Everett of Orlando.
Other newly elected executive
officers are Al Brock, Sanford;,
vice-president; Charles McNeil,
Brooksville, secretary-treasurer;
and Leonard Hart, 'Bartow, com-
missary manager. Brock suc-
ceeded Duke and the other of-
ficers were re-elected to their
former offices.
The co-op board will be com-
posed of Richard Gerber, Drift-
wood, Okla., Charles Ozaki, Eau
Gallie, Pete Brock, Leonard Hart,
Harry White, and Tommy, Diede-
man, all of sanford.
New officers will be istalledt
at a banquet in the Hall Saturday

Zetas Honor
Mrs. McCollum
Mrs. Carrie McCollum was en-
tertained at dinner by members of
Zeta Tau Alpha last Tuesday
night at the l6cul chapter house.
A resident of Gainesville for many
years, Mrs. McCollum will be an
honor initiate of- the sorority when
it becomes national next year.
Mrs. McCollu0m ha$s been presi-
dent of the Twentieth Century
Club of Gaineaville, president of
the Florida Federation O Wom-
en'A Clubs, president of the Ahim-
nao Association of- Florlda State
College for Woien, andn president
'of the National Co.ciI of Oatt
oJic Women. She w.s voted the
outstanding Catholic woa "n ig
At present she is an honorary
member of the Newman Club of
the Univerfity of Florida, an hop-
orary member of D p4t- Kapp
Gamma, education s o, or t y,
sponsor of the Gainesville Junor
Welfare League, and chlairag of
the Committie onA War ReLef- for
the Natio.nl Council of Cathoio

Is F


HkIW YORK 1, N. Y'.

The undersigned remind the students of the University of Florida that

W. H. (Robby) ROBINTON

Candidate for Sheriff of Alachua County
has, on more than one occasion, extended a helping hand to the student body.
Before the first primary election, ROBINTON was the only resident of the
county, candidate or otherwise, who went to bat to. put registration books
on the campus as required by law. ROBINTON, at his own expense and with
complete disregard for his political future, conferred with county officials,
made several trips out of town, and enlisted the aid of the Attorney General
-all in a valiant but unsuccessful attempt to get the student their just due
under the law. In the process, ROBINTON incurred the ill will of some inter-
ests which, we are sure, cost him votes on May 4.
Havirng failed in this attempt, it naturally followed that students on May 4
were required to vote downtown-whereas in the past the campus polling
place was across the street from the University.
For the above reason if no other (and there are many others) the under-
signed believers in good government heartily endorse and recommend to your
favorable consideration the candidacy of ,

Post Pres., Fla. Young Democrats
Commissioner, Flavet Ii
Pres., McCarty for Gov. Club
Sec., Gator-All Student Party
Post Pres., Co-Op Grocery
College of Agriculture
GORDON PYLE, Member Ameri-
can Veterans Committee

Post Chafrman, All-Student Perty
Director, Young Democrats
Ex-Chancellor, Honor Court
Post Chairman, Gator Party
College oa Agriculture
Commissioner, Flovet III
Ex-Moyor, Flayet III

(Paid for by University supporters of Robinton for Sheriff)

Camera Club Georgia Seagle
Lists. Winners Elects Officers
O Contest FaFor Npext Year

Of Contest Raymond C. Duke, Nokomis,
was elected president nf _,..._

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Leaders Meet

With President;

Map Campaign

Florida's "most cherished tra.
dition"-the Honor System i;
now in the process of being
strengthened and stiffened, as a
sweeping drive toward that enc
got underway this week under the
joint leadership of the student
Honor Court and Florida Blue
Reacting quickly and effic-
iently to what they termed a
,serious crisis" in enforcement
of the Honor Code, student lead-
ers met with President J. Hillis
Miller Wednesday morning and
mapped out a campaign which
they hope will restore the sys-
tem to its pre-war prestige on
the Gator campus.
Quentin Long, chancellor of the
Honor Court; W. McL. Christie,
president of Florida Blue Key;
Bob Ghiotto, president of the Stu-
dent Body; and Roger Holmes,
president of the senior class, com-
prised t h e student delegation
which conferred with Dr. Miller.
Upon emerging from the. Presi-
dent's office, the four student of-
-ficials issued the following state-
"In view.,, of the serious crisis
now facing Florida's most cherish-
ed tradition, the Honor System,
which is constantly being ignored
by many of us, and deliberately
flouted by others; and realizing
the serious consequences which
would inevitably follow should the
system deteriorate any farther;
we, student leaders at the Univer-
sity of Florida; are making a sol-
emn and searching appeal to ev-
ery University student and faculty
member to do everything within
his or her power to aid us in en-
forcing and abiding by the honor
code and restoring this sacred
heritage to its rightful place in
the hearts and minds of Florida
"The seriousness of this sit-
uation cannot be over-emphasiz-
ed. This is especially true in
light of the fact that final
examinations are to begin al-
most immediately. It is our fer-
vent hope that every Florida
man and woman will accept it
as his individual responsibility
to see that violations of the
Honor Code are reduced as far
as possible, and that wilful vio-
lators are immediately reported
to the Honor Court for trial."
President Miller has given as-
surances to th. student leaders of
his full cooperation and assistance,
and under his guidance, the fol-
lowing five-point program was an-
nounced,' and will be put into ef-
fect at once:
1. An immediate session of the
academic council will be convened
by Dr. Miller, and he will person-
ally instruct the assembled: deans
and department heads with the
gravity of the situation, charging
them with the responsibility of
orienting every one of their subor-
dinates on the nature of the crisis,
and steps to be taken.
2. The President of the Uni-
versity is sending a personally-
signed letter to each individual
lacuity member, asKing Tnat
they "throw the full weight of
,their influence" behind the
drive. Faculty members are ex-
pected to "explain and empha-
size" the honor system to their
classes between now and the
final exam period. Purpose of
the faculty letter is to reiterate
the importance of faculty con-
tribution, and to insure that no
professor is overlooked in the
"briefing" by the deans.
3. Responsible undergraduates,
Chosen by the committee which
met with Dr. Miller, and drawn
from the executive council, Honor
Court, and Blue Key, will make
brief speeches to assembled stu-
dents just prior to each exam,
outlining the objects of the Honor
System, how to report violations,
and individual responsibility in
making the System work.
4. ROTC students will receive
thorough instruction and indoctri-
nation, under a plan drawn up
and handled by Gene Floyd, corps
cadet colonel.
5. The Inter-Fraternity Confer-
ence will supervise the dissemina-

This is the latest picture of Dr. John S. Allen, vice-president of the
University. Dr. Allen, who has completed one semester here, empha-
sizes that his office is open to students at all times for them to un-
load their problems.


'Peace Not Predicated On Force

Or Fear'- Says EllisArnall

Former Neighboring Governor Favors More
Southern Industrial, Educational Progress

By Ralph Olive
Elliis Arnall, former governor
of Georgia who spoke in the
University of Florida Auditorium
Friday night, said that people
today are living in such a fast-
moving world that in looking so
much to the future they often
forget what has happened in the
He reminded the audience of
the resolutions made in the last
war to win peace and to maintain

Fla. Players

Initiates And

Awards Keys

Dr. Dusenbury Presents
Keys For Outstanding
Work In Dramatics
Fifteen students and three fac-
ulty members, were initiated into
Florida Players last night at a
ceremony and social program at
the Campus Recreation Hall.
The new members are: Greta
Andron, Miami Beach; Johnl Bon-
ner, Dunedin; Louis Fields. Jack-
sonvilie Rosemary F anagan,
Schenectady, N. Y.; Austin Callo-
way, Miami; Thonras Hicks, Jack-
sonville; Thomas A. Jones, Christ-
mas; Mildred Langford, Pensa-
cola; James Mooney, St. Peters-
burg; William Morrow, Tampa;
Robert H. Murdock, Rockledge;
Claude Redman, Fredericksburg,
Va.; Sanford Schnier, Miami;
Marvin Ramber, Miami Beach,
and Merrill Turk, Miami.
Faculty members include Eliza-
beth and Charles Reed and Wil-
liam Steis.
The new initiates presented
skits after the ceremony. David
W. Hooks, Players' technical di-
rector, served as master of cere-
Dr. Delwin B. Dusenbury, Flor-
ida Play-'s director, presented
keys to the following members:
Elihu Edelson, Sarasota; Thomas
Hicks, Jacksonville; Frank Mac-
Donald, Clearwater; Leonard Mos-
by, Oak Hill; Ronaldo Roux,
Gainesville; Herman Shonbrun,
Tampa, and Wilson Smith, Coral
The presentation of awards was
followed by refreshments and
dancing. Ronaldo Roux was in
charge of the program.
tion of information to all frater-
nity men under the leadership of
IFC prexy Ed Davis, who has
pledged all-out support by the
member fraternities.

"a braver world, a peaceful world,
and a better world."
introduced Dy Dr. onn s.
Allen, Arnall said that he was
here to speak on some things
that "I want to talk about, and
that need to be talked about."
He has spent, much time in
traveling over the United States
since he gave up public office,
and believes that there are three
schools of thought on the way to
maintain peace. There are those
who believe the hope of the United
States lies in military might,
those who believe the atomic
bomb will keep peace, and those
who look to the United Nations
as the answer to problems.
Arnall states that "peace cannot
be predicated on force or on fear."
He asked, "While we are moving
forward in international affairs,
don't you think we should put
our own house in order?" He
spoke of the criticisms often made
of. the South, and said that it
actually has no more faults or
virtues than any other part of
the country, but they are easier
to find here.
The speaker asserted that he
wanted to see the South com-
pletely united with .the North,
and that he favored more
industrialization and education-
al progress in the South.
Following the spech, a reception
for Arnall was held in Bryan

By John H. McCullough
So far as honor is concerned, I am inclined to be selfish and I wish
to heartily recommend that view to you. Aside from the admittedly
important moral aspect which is attached to support of, and adherence
to the precepts of the Honor System, the student who cheats, does you,
who do not, a severe disservice.
Our aims while attending college vary but in one regard at least we
find a common ground the matter of reward for effort, in short, our
gardes. We work hard for grades, we forego pleasure in pursuit of
grades. These grades are the evidence, whether satisfactory or not, of
what we have learned, to what extent we have improved our mental
There is a tendency among most of us to judge our fellow student's
ability and capacity on the work, which he performs, the. grades he
receives being the evidence. And, what's more, we are judged by him
on the same scale.
If these things were of importance only while in school, that would
be one thing, but they go further. In our home towns, r e o p 1 e will
gauge our calibre by the level of our college work, former fellow-stu-
dents may select or discard us as an employee or as a business part-
ner on the basis of our ability as a student, certainly, prospective em-
ployers will be interested in our college record.
Perhaps the greatest importance which grades have to the individual
may be found in their effect on self-esteem and personal assurance,
two important characteristics for success in any field. When a man
puts in earnest effort, imagination and ingenuity, and gets results, his
stature has been magnified in his own eyes and that's good.
So grades are important, how does the teacher decide what they
shall be? On a comparative basis-between student and student. They
may be the result of a formal curve actually plotted on a chart or,
more likely, they may result from an informal curve, the teacher's
past experiences with other pupils and the progress which he knows
students in general are capable of. But regardless of particular meth-
od, the standing which we achieve in class is dependent greatly on the
standings of others in the group.
Therefore, from a completely selfish standpoint alone, it is to our
personal advantage that others receive no extraneous aid in writing
papers, test and exams. The cheaters gain is your loss. YOU have lost
and YOUmust accept the blame if you have failed to back the honor
system to the utmost.

II!i u a iin

A.C.P. Judging
The Florida Alligator, campus
newspaper, was higIest in the
first class (excellent) rating, dur-
ing the first semester judging by
the Associated Collegiate Press.
Topping such schools as Georgia
Tech and University of Detroit,
which rated All-American last
year, the Alligator's weekly edi-
tion during the first semester
failed by only 35 points of hitting
the highest honor given to a col-
lege paper-All-American award.
Individually department rating
in the scorebook sent back to the
Alligator, the score of 15 on
"printing" was one of the factors
that kept the Alligator down to
excellent. A notation in the book
by the judges said: "Too bad that
an unsatisfactory print job re-
duces the readability of the Alli-
However, the Alligator rated
excellent and superior in almost
all- other departments, .receiving
many favorable comments to rank
them the highest in first class.
Such comments included:
"Good use of photographs to
supplement news copy."
"Looks as though Alligator re-
porters are doing a good job of
covering campus events."
"Thoughtful, readable editorial
"Good work, here," speaking of
"Lively sports coverage."

New Publication To

Make Appearance

On Campus Thursday
FATHOM, new campus maga-
zine under the editorship of Julius
Ser, Miami, will make its debut
Friday. The new student publica-
tion is the culmination of 2,500
man hours of work, according to
its editors.
The magazine, dedicated to "ad-
vancing the opportunities for
thinking and expression," will in-
clude articles on philosophy, poli-
tics, art, short stories, poetry and
"It is not," according to its edi-
tors, "dedicated to the further-
ance of any particular point of

'Employers Sent
Graduates' Names
'te niorlaa State Employ-
ment Service is forwarding to
those employers who have ex-
pressed interest, a list of gradu-
ating University students who
have expressed the desire that
the Service. assist them in
securing employment in Florida.
Students desiring to be in-
cluded in this list should con-
tact the Florida State Employ-
ment Service office, 334 E. Main
Street South., for registration
before tomorrow.

view Although it is under
the sponsorship of B'nai B'rith
Hillel Foundation, it is non-sec-



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This Sunday
The annual recital by the organ
students of Prof. Claude Murphree
will be given in the University
Auditorium Sunday, May 23, at 4
p. m.
All students and friends are in-
vited to attend. The program to
be offered will consist of the fol-
lowing selections:
"Suite Gothique," by Boellman,
performed by William Weaver.
"Trio Sonata No. 3," by Bach,
presented by Florence McCutchan.
"Fantasia," by Stainer, and
"Swan," by Saens, performed by
Richard Busby.
"Prelude and Fugue in E Mi-
nor,", by Bach, and "Thou Art the
Rock," by Mulet, presented by
Douglas Johnson.
"Scherzo, 5th Sonata," by Guil-
mant, presented by Charmaine
"Two Choral Preludes," by
Bach, performed by Robert Fort.
"Toccata in F," by Widor, pre-
sented by William Louks.
-"Concerto in G Minor," by Han-
del, presented by Paul Langston.
"Chorale, A Minor," by Franck,
performed by Helen Jones.

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This Is The Campus, Too

'Just Second Hand Barracks'

But Home To Florida's Veterans

By Jack Shoemaker
The Flavet villages (Florida
Veterans) were constructed for
veterans and their families on the
University campus when their
number became too great for the
facilities then available.
The housing units are second-
nand barracks purchased from the
various branches of the armed
forces, but they are home to all
those students living in them.
There are three of the villages
and they are now occupied by sev-
eral thousand students and their
Within these villages, there are
governments which act the same
as governments ih small cities.
Each has several commissioners

who are elected by the people.
'These commissioners appoint a
mayor, who is the chief executive
in the village. Residential man-
agers are appointed by the Uni-
versity to take charge of all the
maintenance and supply Work. The
commissioners meet once a week
to iron Out the wrinkles of trou-
bles that arise.
A tax is levied upon each fam-
ily to take care of all incidental
expenses, including the oil and
electricity used by all the families
in the washhouse. Supplies Which
are needed during the course of
the year also are paid for by this
fund. The rent, which is very
low according to the existent rent
levels, pays the salaries of the

Flavet Village Housing

Largest In Country

Above is an air view of the largest re-utilization project of its kind In A m e r I c a. This is our own
Flavet HI.

\ila.. ^cLfI trI.. 1 rnn nnlfn uA.'

If all the veterans 'entering
TJ. S. schools this month under
of ones they'd reach from Jack-
sonville to Key West.
I Our mythical chow-line-easily
the world's longest-would be
comprised of nearly a million and
a half guys and gals, a qfiarter
million more than the record vet
enrollment of 1,209,000 last year.
So great is the demand that
many colleges and universities
have been forced to fix a ratio

of admissions between veterans
and non-veterans to afford recent
high school graduates a chance of
getting a higher education.
Dr. Francis J. Brown, secretary
tf the American Council on Edu-
cation, says the tremendous en-
rollment increase is due to the
fact that previous estimates of
both college and .VA officials on
the number expected to quit
school were far in excess of the
total who did so.





It is expected that the peak of
veteran enrollment will b- reached
in the years, 1950-51, Dr. BroWn
estimated: ,
And While the influence of the
veterans has made itself felt in
methods of instruction, physical
plant, etc., it has even more
strongly influenced collegiate at-
mosphere In other directions.
Babies of veterans are common-
place on- college campuses now but
their fathers have Set new stand-
ards of attainment in college
work, Dr. BroWn said. Veteran
fathers lead all their classes; mar-
ried veterans with no children are
next, and single veterans, while
still maintaining exception n a l
grades, are third. Married veter-

Christian Science
Group To Elect
Officers Tonight
Principle business of tonight's
meeting of the Christian Science
Association is to be the election
of new officers for the coming
year. The special business meet-
ing will be held at 8 p.m. in
Florida Union, according to Rich-
ard Kawalske, president.











SATURDAY, MAY 22-- 7:45 p.m.

MONDAY, MAY 24 -- 8:15 -p.m.



Pol. Adv. paid for by Campus McCarty Will Be
Governor Club.

The University of Florida's Fla-
vet Villages are the largest hous-
ing development of the kind in the
country. Nb other school has as

many housing units for married
students as has Florida.
The story behind this housing,
and how it was obtained, is a
long one. It Is the story of tire-
less effort on the part of a few
University students, of coopera-
atilon of state officials, and of
action on the part of the fed-
eral government.
Back in the Spring of 1946, mar-
ried students were occupying parts
of Murphree Hall and Flavet 1.
Off campus housing was expen-
sive and limited, and University
enrollment was increasing. The
acute housing shortage at the Uni-
versity caused the married stu-
dents to petition the Federal Gov-
ernment in an effort to bring sur-
plus war housing units to the
campus. The students formed a
Committee on Housing and ap-
pointed Fred Turner as chairman.
The Committee sent t el e-
grams preceding the petitions
to the representatives of Florida
in the National Government as
well as- to Housing Expediter,
Wilson Wyatt. A state-wide ef-
fort was also conducted among
the American Legion and of-
ficials of the state government
to bring the critical situation to
the attention of the public.
April 30, 1936, the Student Com-
mittee on Housing appeared be-
fore Governor Caldwell and his

You Tell 'Em

cabinet in Tallahassee and pre-
sented the facts concerning facili-
ties at the University. The Com-
mittee really talked effectively be-
cause the Governor and his cabinet
were favorably impressed and or-
dered the director of the State
Improvement Commission and two
members of the Student Commit-
tee to go to Atlanta and present
the cast to the regional office of
the federal Public Housing Au-
thority. Fred Turner and George
Kates went to Atlanta and were
joined there by the University's
Assistant Business Manager,
George F. Baughman. The F. P.-
H. A. allowed Baughman to apply
for additional units, bringing the
request of the University to a total
of 500 units. ,
By this time of the 500 units
requested, only326 were already
allocated, and of those, only 100
units were in service ahd 76 under
construction. In a comparison with
all Southern schools, Florida had
more married students than any
other, yet ranked eighth in num-
ber of housing units available.
Finally, the Student Commit-
tee on Housing saw its efforts
pay off. Early in May, 1946,
the assignment of units by the
Federal Public Housing Author-
ity to the University of Florida,
was increased by 300, making a
total of 626. The cost to the Fed-
eral Government was $990,000.
The State Cabinet quickly ap-
proved an additional $240,000
necessary to provide site and
public utilities for the additional
housing units, making a total of
$1,280,000 for the project.
Through the efforts of Fred
Turner and the Student Commit-
tee on Housing, in cooperation

By Bob Browder with the University and the Gov-
How has Coeducation affected eminent, Florida has the nation's
you? We say it hasn't affected us largest veteran's housing project
either but someone tells us that on college campuses.
it affects some of our instructors
and thus effects us .indirectly.
Anyway, we asked a few students, t A
who happened to come in range, StudentsM ay
how it had acted upon them and ast Abse
here are some answers: C St A Dsentee
J. G. Arbuthnot-2 UC-"It
hasn't effected me, I'm married." Ballot Votes
"Juny" Amor-1 UC "It hasn't,
dammit. There are not enough Students who registered to
Coeds." vote In',their home counties, and
L. E. Clarke-1 UC-"Coeduca- who will be in Gainesville during
tion has wonderful possibilities, the second primaries Tuesday,
but the probabilities are low." May 25, may vote by absentee
J. W. Meyer-2 US-"There are ballot, as they did in the first
not enough coeds to speak of." primaries.
Ginger DeClercq-1 UC-"It is Voting by absentee ballots
a good idea. Among other things may be done by applying to the
it allows me to take courses that county judge of the home comn-
I couldn't get elsewhere." ty at least three days before the
Fifty four students were ques- election; or the student may ap-
tioned. Of these, three expressed pear at the polling place in
no opinion, three denied any ef- Gainesville and be furnished with
feet, and 48 said, in effect that a ballot which will be mailed to
there are not enough Coeds here his home town.
to consider the University of
Florida Coeducational. There is a
definite indication that there must Doeskin originally the skin of
be more coeds to effect the stu- the female deer is now obtained
dent body appreciably, from baby lambs.


His experience in affairs of
State, his knowledge of sound,
practical government, h i s
training for the office of At-
torney General have been
gained during 20 years as a
lawyer in Florida .. the last
12 years in State service, in
responsible legal capacities .
His proven ability to cooper-
11ate with others to bring about '
better things for the State and
her communities qualify Dick
Ervin for greatohr public ser-
vice. .

Your vote for RICHARD W. ERVIN is a contribu-
tion to good government in FLORIDA

U. of F. Friends of Dick Ervin

managers and the labor done by
the handymen.
The villages have all the other
advantages of a small city. The
mail is delivered daily and the
trash and garbage iS picked up
several times a week. Police and
fire protection is afforded by sev-
eral deputies and volunteer fire
Facilities for recreation for the
children are growing daily as.the
villagers are planning to build
playgrounds for their chillier'
Games and playground equipment
have been donated by the Ameri-
can Legion to all the Flavets. The
adults are striving for more com-
panionship by forming bridge
Clubs and having social affairs.
Each Flavet has resources for
solving their laundry problems.
Several Bendix automatic washers
have been installed in washhouseS
within each Flavet. Most of the
shoppers buy their food supplies
from the Student Co-operativt Ex-
change which is situated in Flavet
1. This store iS owned and con-
trolled by students, and the prices
are very reasonable and fit easily
into that $90-a-month pocketbook.
The transportation to and from
the Flavets is very poor and most
of the people have cars to correct
this situation. The.telephone sys-
tem is very inadequate to meet the
needs of the people. There are
only five public telephones cen-
trally located about the Flavets.
The only real complaint that
these people have is the high cost
of gas. Some of the families esti-
mate that this cost of gas will run
about $15 a month during the win-
The families have only to bring'
themselves into the apartments, as
all of these units are prepared for
Immediate use with bedroom and
living room furniture provided free
gratis. The rent takes care of the
water and electric bills, but each
family is assessed so much for
each extra electrical appliance.
Each Flavet has its own mimeo-
graphed publication which is dis-
tribhted Several times a fnonth to
keep the residents tuned into the
latest happeningsN

Research Started
On Loss Due To
Corrosion Damage
Economic loss to Florida citi-
zens and industries as a result
of corrosion damage to pipe lines,
boilers, production equipment and,
in some cases, products, is ex-
pected to be reduced though re-
search studies being conducted at
the University of Florida's Engi-
neering and Industrial Experiment
Publication of Bulletin No. 17,
entitled "Corrosion Studies," is
announced by Dr. Ralph A. Mor-
gen, director of the Station. Writ-
ten by Albert L. Kimmel, assist-
ant research engineer, of the
chemical engineering section of
the Station, the bulletin reviews
the subject of corrosion and de-
scribes mechanical, chemical, and
electrical methods for its control.

Their outn garden in sFlav-, III furnilie- delicious fresh legetablel
to Richard and Frances Wiggins, Fort Lauderdale. Their garden is otl
of about 200 in the village.

Gardens Improve Diets,

Reduce Grocery Bills

By J. Francis Cooper
Editor, Florida Extension Service
Veterans and their wives in
Flavet Village III on the Univer-
Sity of Florida campus are re-
dtucing grocery bills and improv-
ing nutrition by growing gardens.
Clustered between every two
buildings-two-story b a r r a c ks
converted to apartment units-
and around the edges of the area
are thriving gardens now pro-
viding delicious, wholesome har-
vests. Around 200 families, or
almost half of the 448 families in
the village, are growing gardens.
Last Wi / :r the U. S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture called for
two million Fgeedom Gardens in
1948. Flavet III veteran families
fell right into line and have met
one hundred thousandth part of
the national goal. These veterans
are answering their country's call
in peace as well as they did in
Mayor Henry Von de Hyde,
Jr., Jacksonville veteran, says
these gardens have approval of
the village government, which has
placed little restriction as yet
on size of the cultivated areas.
Gossip has it that the question
created some hot sessions of the
governing body, but the pro-gar-
deners carried their point handily
when the. votes were cast.
These veteran gardeners grow
lettuce, radishes, mustard, tur-
nips, carrots, cabbage, snap beans,
corn, tomatoes, lima beans, beets,
spring onions and other vege-
tables in fairly wide variety. And
they cultivat, water and care for
them regularly and assiduously.
No mother ever gave her off-
spring more tender care than
most of these families lavish on
their garden crops. The veteran,
his wife and children large enough
to wield a hoe all do their shares
in the garden.
Some of them fertilize and a

It also supplies engineering data
relative to the installation of ca-
thodic protection systems in wa-
ter tanks.
Copies are now available and
may be had from the Station upon

few spray for insects and dieo e
control, although they have been
fortunate so far in Inot having
too man3 troubles to bring theM
grief or cause them to have to do
unending battle against bugs and
disease. They pick off lirger
worms by hand and destroy them.
Mr. and Mrs. W. 1. Murra
Jr., 3082 Lynwood Ave., Tampa,
are gardening for their first timj
and getting a beginner's thrill
out of it. Mrs. Murray says "We
are convinced that we won't be
able to get along without a gar.
den in the future, no matter
where we may be." '
They are raising beans, beets,
lima beans, tomatoes, cucumbers,
mustard and a few Zinnias for
good measure.
They estimate that produce
frptn their garden is saving them
about $5 a week on groceries and
giving them top quality vege.
tables fresh from the vine.
J. M. Blaine, Orlando, is another
top-tanking gardener of the vil-
lage. Daughter Fay helped him
with the work while 'Mis. Blaibe
was in the hospital for deliivery
of a baby sister.

At Florida





"Bebe" says:
"I like Chesterfields because it's
a swell and different smoke"

Voted TOPS!-Chesterfield is the
largest selling cigarette in Amer-
ica's colleges (by nation-wide sur-

Only Graduate

of U of F. in the ... ," ..i!

race (J.D. De- .

gree1932) "

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Only Veteran

in the race

(Army Sgt.


His ten year record in the Legislature serving Alachua County and the Uni-
versity of Florida qualifies him for the job-

During the last session of the Legislature Joe Jenkins worked with student
government officers, Blue Key, and th e Committee of 67 to protect and de-
velop the University of Florida.

(Political adv. pd. for by friends of Joe Jenkins at the, University.)











Pd. for by student friends of Frank Sexton

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Lists Additional Se
Continued From Page ONE
ston, BHCE.
EUSTIS- Maurice C. Patrick,
BSA; Samuel G. Sadler, MEd;
Thomas A. Whipple, BSP.
ders, BSBA.
B. Chaffee, BAE.
wood Cabot, LLB; Jacob D. De-
Haan, BSA; Corlis J. Driggers,
BA; Lester W. Florrid, Jr., BSBA;
David E. Maurer, LLB; Mark
Mauer, LLB; Morris W. McClure,
BSF; Paul G. Rogers, LLB.
rance, LLB.
.FORT MYERS-Philip D. Ack-
erman, Jr., MA; Louise B. Carter,
MA; M. Melvin Frey, BSP; Paul
C. Herndon, Jr., BSBA; William
A. Hunter, BSBA; Archie M.
Odom, LLB; Joe M. Richards,
BSP; Dan H. Ruhl, Jr., BSA.
Clemenzi, BSBC; Kinchen L. Har-
ris, BSBA.
FORT WHITE-Rarry R1 Moy-
er, Jr., BSF.
FROSTPROOF-E u g en e F.
,efrna, BSBA; Houston C. Stocks,
len, BA; David J. Barsa, BCHE;
Ben M. Benjamin, BSCh; Elmo E.
Beville, BSBA; Lorene Bilderbeck,
BAE; Andrew J. Bracken,
BAPHAR; Gerald M. Brown,
BSBA; Raymond E. Campbqll,
BSA; Ralph E. Carroll, BS; Rich-
ard L. Crago, BA; R. Hood Dit-
tmar, Jr., BSBA; Edgar S. Dunn,
Jr., MA; Wendell E. Farnell,
BSA; John R. Ferguson, BCE;
Robin H. Ferguson, BA; George
B. Findley, BS; Sue E. Flath-
mann, MA; James C. Goodwin,
Jr., BSF.
Elaine T. Guarino, BAE; Jos-
eph G. Harrold, BS; Robert D.
Hazen, BME; Richard F. Heitz-
man, BCHE; John L. Herring,
BS; William J. Husa, Jr., BS;
June G. Jones, MS; Mark W.
Jones, MS; Allen T. Keel, BAE;
Robert L. Lamb, BSP; Berry L.
Lankford, BSP; James H. Lee,
BS; Allyn C. Litherland, MA;
John H. Long, MA; Daniel R.
Lynn, BSBA; William .D. May,
MAg; Doris D. McCall, BA ;
William A. Means, BEE; Robert
B. Melton, BEBA; Donna S.
Meyers, MA; Ralph F. Meyers,
BCE; Leo E. Morgan, BEE.
Samuel 0. Noles, BSA; Oscar
D. Ogletree, Jr., BSBA; James
W. Philyaw, BSBA; Alvin C.
Powers, BSBA; Glen A. Purdom,
Jr., BA; George E. Remp, ME;
Daniel 'A. Roberts, MSAg; Etho
W. Skipper, LLB; Earle A. Tay-
lor, Jr., BAE; Anthony L. Timpas,
EE; Albert P. Vidal, BSP; Thom-
as S. Videon, Jr., BSBA; Harry
L. Walker, BS; Thomas'H. Wick-
er, Jr., MS; Robert L. Wright,
BSBA; David C. Young, Jr., MS.
GRACEVILLE-Willard Bush,
Duryee Van Wagenen, BAJ.
GREENVILLE-E r n e s t M.L
Page, Jr., LLB.

niors Here
GRETNA-John W. Thompson,
GROVELAND-Forrest E. My-
ers, MAg.
ford, B91A; Sherwood L. Stokes,
Metzger, BSA.
Downing, BEE; Stephen M. Ken-
nedy, BSLA.
sson, BME.
Dickert, BSBA.

HOLLYWOOD-John W. Testy,
HOMESTEAD-Myron G. Gren-
nell, BSA.
Intyre, BAE.
Abernathy, BS; William G. Allen,
BSBA; Oscar H. Ball, LLB; John
M. Barney, BEE; Wayne D. Bar-
ton, BEE; James F. Beatty, Jr.,
MS; Edward Bell, BME; Theo-
dore S. Benjamin, BA; Josh C.
Bennett, Jr., BARch; George F.
Bergstrom, BS; Sam Berman,
BCE; James J. Berry, BEE;
Thomas B. Boozer, Jr., BSP;
William J. Brown, BA; Charles
C. Bruestle, B9BA; William H.
Bussell, Jr., BME; Herbert L.
Cochley,Jr., BSA; Harold W.
Colee, Jr., LLB; Harry V. Crown,
BAJ; Frank C. Curran, BSBA;
Charles L. Daniel, Jr., BME;
Nathaniel Davis, BEE; Herbert
J. Doherty, Jr., BA; Robert E.
Forney, BA; John R. Forrester,
BSBA; Willliam R. Frazier, LLB;
William B. Gresham, Jr., MS;
Joseph B. Griffin, Jr., LLB.
James 0. Harrison, Jr., BSBA;
Ronald R. Harvey, BEE; John
M. Haynes, BA; Rogers D.
Holmes, BSBA; Mark Hulsey,
Jr., LLB; Josephus P. Hunter,
BSBA; Glenn E. Johnson, MEd;
James G. Johnson, BSBA; Keith
Keller, BSBA; William E. Lucas,
BSBA; Robert T. Lyle, BSBA;
Theodore H. Malone, BCE; Hil-
bert Margol, BSBA; Howard
Margol, BSBA; Wiilbur M. Mar-
gol, BSBA; John H. McCullough,
BSBA; Ernest D. McRae, Jr.,
BS; Robert W. Motley, BSP;
Henry E. Partridge, BSBA; Rob-
ert J. Pierce, BSBA; Benjamin
0. Powell, Jr., BEE; Florence A.
Riviere, BAE; Henry E. Robin-
son, Jr., BSA; Ray E. Roney,
BSBA; Jeff Rooks, BA; Milton
I. Rubin, BSBA; David E. Rus-
sell, BME; Robert T. Ryan,
BSBA; Burt J. Saymon, BME;
Marvin E. Scarborough, BAE;
Robert T. Schreck, BChE.
William H. Seibert, BArch;
Daniel J. Shashy, BSBA; Clif-
ford B. Shepard, Jr., LLB; Ver-
non F. Sikes, BSBA; Sydney E.
Smith, BEE; David W. Spaulding,
BChe; F. Clyde Stevens, BSBA;
James M. Stewart, BSBA; A. L.
Waldo Saockton, LLB; Blanche,
U. Stockton, MA; Clifford W.
Stoner, BEE; Jack F. Stroud,
MAE; Thomas W. Timmerman,

Appointments to staff of Institute of Living now
open to college graduates for classes beginning June
thru October. Desire to be of service to others im-
portant attributes for success in this field of human
relations. Valuable clinical psychiatric experience
obtained. Living arrangements provided. Write to
Institute of Living, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford 2,



College Joe, Josephine

Reflect Spirit In Clothes

G.I. Shoes And Saddle Oxfords On Today's Campus
Are Not Indications Of American Way Of Life

By Roger Long
The Sheik with his racoon coats
and yellow slickers, and the flap-
per with her short skirts and
boyish bobs-what a pair they
made! To them belonged an era,
which our generation's parents
so fondly refer to as the "scor-
ching twenties".
The college wheel of 20 odd
years back, in his blazers and
24" pants bottoms, found fun in
the number of pipes in his col-
lection, swallowing goldfish and
doing the Charleston with his
favorite "sheba". Those days
don't doubt it, were strange days.
Coming up through the years,
the colleges and schools of these
United States have slowly seen
the skirts grow long, then -short,
then long again; coed hair go
from short bobs, to bangs, to
curls and a hundred other twists
and turns. The college man has
evolved through an equal number
of shapes and sizes-from long,
wide-bottom pants to short, nar-
row ones, topped by coats and
sweaters of every design and
color in the rainbow. Yellow
gloves, hip pocket flasks, caps,
galoshes and bows, beads, high-
heeled pumps and Spanish shawls
have appeared iin various years,
only serving to emphasize the
changing college fads.
The present day campus, how-
ever, is a far cry from the cam-
pus of past years. The coed of
today, as before, is a reflection
of the contemporary woman in
attitude as well as style. Her
hair is as she pleases to wear
it or in the manner which flatters
her the most. Skirts have
lenghtened, with the every-day
costume styled along serviceable
lines. The extreme is held for
ligliter moments. The campus
male of '48 is a conglomeration
of G. I. issue and high school
Harry. The veteran with his

khaki and the high school grad
with his saddle oxfords and slacks
without doubt make one of the
strangest and most unusual com-
bos seen in many a year.
What the start of a style fad
is and what causes it to end
are questions as yet unanswered.
Nevertheless, whatever the col-
lege Joe and Josephine wear will
remain an integral part of that
peculiar scheme of things, The
American Way of Life. And in
their own way, campus styles
will reflect the spirit of growing
America, the college crowd.

WRA Selects

Mural Board

Election of officers for the com-
ing school year highlighted a
meeting of the Women's Recrea-
tion Association May 12. Officers
elected were Bernadine Bailey,
president; Dorothy Ann Klein,
vice-president; and Barbara Davis,
The incoming intramural board
consists of the above officers and
the various heads of sports, which
includes: Basketball, Beanie Bon-
ey; Softball, Ann Thekeld; Volley
Ball, Katherine Hoge; Tennis,
Joan Herowitz; Bowling, Lee Rob-
inson; Table Tennis, Emily Gunn;
Shuffleboard, Jerry Collins; Bad-
minton, Robie -Lee Milam; Co-ed
representative, Janyth Odenthal;
Independent representative, Lau-
ra Thomas; Point secretary, Jean-
ette Irwin; and publicity chair-
man, Winkle Saunders.
The Chi Omega's won the soro-
ity cup, donated by the Florida
Theatre, by winning first place in
basketball and volleyball and sec-
ond place in softball.
Winners of the sports this year
were: Volleyball, Chi Omega, So-
rority League, and Bernadine
Bailey, Independent League; Bas-
ketball, Chi Omega, Sorority Lea-
gue, and Laura Thomas, Indepen-
dent League; Softball, A. 0. Pi,
Sorority League; Tennis, A. D.

Driving Instruction
offered This Summer
Any students, faculty members,
or their wives, or members of
their families, who are interested
in learning to drive an automobile
the second term of Summer Ses-
sion, call ext. 244, leaving name,
address and telephone number. In-
structors will be the students par-
ticipati~g in the driver education
and training course.


Nutrition Laboratory Experiments

Here Use Radioactive Materials

By Sandy Greer
When the conversation turns
to atoms, radio activity, and re-
search, thoughts wander off to
some island in the Pacific or a
little town in Tennessee called
Oak Ridge. There's no reason for
this because workers in the Nu-
trition Laboratory here on the
campus are using radioactive ma-
terials continuously.
Many types of experiments
on nutrition are carried on at
the laboratory but the most in-
teresting are those using radio-
activity, elements. Dr. U. L.
Comar, a specialist in nutrition
and radioactivity, said that min-
ute amounts of such elements
as cobalt, phosphorus, and cop-
per are necessary for normal
health in animals. The problem
is to find out why this i* so
and to learn just howmuch of
each element a given species
is likely to need.
Small amounts of radioactive
elements are injected in, or fed
to, experimental animals. Then
by checking the radioactivity of
blood and excretions of the ani-
mal, or by tissue examination
after slaughtering, much useful
knowledge is gained.
Siince these experiments star-
ted over four years ago, about
200 rats, 50 rabbits, and 40 cattle
have been used.
New instruments of all types
are purchased frequently. The
best possible equipment is used
to carry on the studies and pro-
tect the personnel.
Protection of personnel from
radiation is a constant concern
of the laboratory. Workers wear
a smal metal badge that holds a
piece of film. If the film is found"

Course In Related

Research Offered

Graduate Students
to be cloudy when developed, then
the worker has been exposed. Gei-
ger counters give a constant
check of radiation in the area
and clearly show the limit of
safety has been exceeded.
Dr. C. L. Comar, as director
of this work, keeps in close con-
tact with the Oak Ridge plant,
having made several trips there.
He says cooperation with the
government is increasing and re-
ports are submitted from time to
time to the Atomic Energy Com-
mission on the nature and pro-
gress of the work.
This fine work has attracted
the attention of scientists from
all parts of the world. They
have read the articles published
by the nutrition staff fin lead-
ing scientific journals. Others
have heard papers read by Dr.
Comar at scientific gatherings
throughout the country.
In answer to the demand for
trained personnel in radioactive
research, the University is offer-
ing for the first time this semes-
ter a course for graduate students
on modern methods of instrumen-
tation, radioactivity, and tracer
studies. This is on*t of the few
courses of its kind in the country.
Geiger counters serve as a
method of checking radioactiv-
ity of samples and as a warning
device to lab workers, who

might become overexposed to
the radiations. Several differ-
ent types of counters are used,
each one for a specific purpose.
When the University of Florida
was pioneering this branch of nu-
trition study back in 1943, the
radioactive cobalt and phosphor-
ous were produced by the cyclo-
tron at the Massachusetts Insti-
tute of Technology, but now these
materials, and in addition, cop-
pericdine and molykdenum, from
the atom bomb plant at Oak
Ridge, Tennessee.

Highway Experts
Will Speak Here
At Conference
Eight Florida highway experts
will appear as technical speakers
at the second annual Florida
Highway Conference, May 31 and
June 1, at the University of Flor-
ida, to discuss drainage, traffic,
materials, bridges, and other vital
subjects concerning road building
in the state.
The Conference is sponsored by
the University's Engineering and
Industrial Experiment -Station
which annual conducts it through
its civil engineering section.
Technical speakers from the
Public Roads Administration, the
American Road Builders Asso-
ciation, U. S. Engineers, and
commercial concerns will also be
on the program. Prof. L. J. Ritter
of the University of Florida heads
the planning committee in charge
of arrangements for the Confer-


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George H. West, Jr., BME; Ken-
neth R. Willits, BCE; Frank M.
Wilson, Jr., BSBA; Charles F.
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Prizes Awarded

By Camera Club

Hank Weisenburger and Joe
Howland were co-winners of the
grand prize in the annual Camera
Club contests. They will receive
prizes of $12.50 each.
DiVision winners and their
prizes are: L. L. Johnson received
a Kalart flash unit for his win-
ning animal division picture; Hank
Welsenburger was awarded three
5 by 7 trays for his peoples di-
vision winner; T. M. Jacogsen won
$8 credit at Marabl6 Studio for
his winning the pictorial division,
and Joe Howland received two
birtohs &f cigarettes for winning
the ports div ision.
Those Who donated prizes are:
Marable. Studio, McCrory's, Wise's,
Vidal's, Ddve's Snack S ho p,
Strei's Bicycle Shop, Chestniht's,
University City FIloit, Variety
Stbre, Jack and Jill Toy Shop,
Modem Shoe Shop, and Chester-
Final judges for the, contest
wrpe Frank Anderson of Anderson
Studio Roy Gre.en of Marable Stu-
do; H. H: Holbrook, of the Art
Department, and Bill Henry, Semi-
nole editor.


10 .m6 fo S p.in. bdily
except" Monday-I p.m. to 8 p.m.
Reservations Ihv;red for Private
8 p.m. td 12 p.rm.
i Miles North 9th St.,
V4 Mile West

A Student's

Honest Opinion

I lidid observed in my associb-
tion .wfti Ja Jenkins, Sr., a Uni-
vierity of FlorH4a alumnus who has
helped me a great deal this year-
at considerable expense to him
and NONE to nr that h"& is
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ests of you men and od your uni-
yersity, for that reason alone, I'd
like to say; in the opinion of a
student who knows him, your vote
for Jai Jiiinr Sr., (candidate
for State Repretentqtive, Group I)
i ~ vote for y Progress of the
Un'iversiy of Florid.

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Bull Throwing-

Contest Will Be

Ag Mag Gag.
The Florida College Farihe' of-
ficial magazine of the studefits ih
the College of Agriculture, is hav-
ing as one of its main features an
annual Bull throwing Contest.
Thin contest will consist of nh-
tries in the form of short stories
or articles, preferably on the tall-
tale side. They must be ficticious
or believed to be true only by their
In each of its five issues the
College Farmer will print one or
more of the best and at the end of
the year, a grand winner will re-
ceiye some sort"of prize, probably
a trophy. This contest is open to
anyone, and the stories can be of
any length. Address all entries to
Sandy Johnson, Florida College
Farmer, Florida Union.

36 Engineers

Are Initiated

Sigina Tait formally Initiat d
36 engineering students intd tihe
society Saturday afternoon.
New members are I. H. Bus-
sell? J: J. GldWell, J. N. Maples,
J. C. MkilIr and W. E. Poole of
Jacksonville; F. E. Autrey and
Arthui Jonas of Miami; F. E. Cna-
hbt, R. D. Hazen, B. D. Kitching,
W. D. Rinehart, F. M. Skillman
end J. H. Skillman of GajnesvUtJ;
E. T. Oskir of St. Petersburg;
E. E. ErHicton, T. D. Pridgen and
R. E. Proetor of Lakelanid; A. T.
Finney. J. W. Muellei ond L. A.
Stuhl'of Coral Gableh;,C. W. Hud-
son of Hd.doon, Fla. B]. W. John-
son, Plant City; S. A. Jeodah, Jr.,
Leesburg: G. S. Keeter, Arcadia;
J. C. Langston, L Mlbei; E. V.
Leonard and P. C. NePwton of Tal-
ahassee C. W. W. Lockwood of Fort
Mlyers; A. L MeLeod of -igl
Springs: F. P, _Aay, Quincy; L. E.
Partin and R. L. Toney of Of-
lando; A. L. Steinlen of Tampa;
W. L. \ann. Live ak; C.,E. Willst
Pine Castle, and G. P. Willson ht
Palm Beach.
Each. oi these now members has
complete a rigid course of in-
struction under the direction of
Jphn M. Mallory which was cli-
maxed by jinefrmal fnltlatioi hold
last Friday night.
A banquet was .hdld e t the
Primrose Grill Saturday night
honoring these new members ad
mhe graduating enimors. Lepnard
Mosebv gave a report 6o .hi
"sanitary engineering" business.
Ti6 main address of thj eonming
Oag 6h "The ter64in e of
Sanitary aind Public Heaelth Engi-
Membership in Sigma Tau is
limited to juniors and seniors in
the College of Engineering who
show superior qualificationp in
scholarship, practicality a id Io-

Plans Reveal


By Peggy Clayton
A committee .of two men and
two women was appointed at the
last meeting of the Executive
Council to investigate the secur-
ing of a secretary of women's af-
tairs. Thpse chosen were Pat
Coller, Edit1 Sanders, Charlie Mc-
Carty and Reese, Smith.
President Bob Gihiotto also
appointed a committee to inves-
tigate the possibilities of having
drinking fotains and window
shades installed in the tempor-
ary (frms
Subject to further Executive
Council approval is tie president's
recommendation for a finance
committee to v.ork ..'itn the sec-
retary-treasurer of the students
to expedite the matter of approv-
ing and disapproving requisitions
on student funds. Dick Mugge
was appointed to the. board of
managers of Florida Union from
the Executive Council.
An entertainment committee
was formed to work out a more
varied entertainment program to
be coordinated with the Florida
Union social calendar. ,
The slate of cabinet officers
presented by Ghiotto was not
approved by the cabinet. He has
stated tliat he will bring up this
sae sitte fb1 approval at the
n6it meeting, and if they are
not aptproved, th council will
operate without a cabinet.
Two of the- prop,:sed members
were disapproved for scholastic
reasons and final action will not
be taken on their appointment un-
til the end of the semester so that
they might have a chance to bring
up their honox point average.
At the next meeting the presi-
dent plans to propose a steering
committee to orkI within the
council so that business may be
handled more- imply.

Only Graduating

Seniors Eligible

For Free Papers
Eft:ei.ce amo 1, 1948, only
graduating seniors of the Uni-
X"er the Florida Alliigator through
the Alumni Assoc. without a
personal subscription.
dradpating seniors will receive
thei Alligator for on% year, ex-
clding Sumimer Gator, following
graduation. Those seniors re-
ceiving degrees ir June will re-
ceive the Gaior froIn September
1948 to June 1949; those who
wee graduated in February will
receive the .Alligator from Sep-
teinbe-, 1948, to Feb., 1949. All
seniors graduating during the
S4uimer te'rm will receive the
Alligator for one regular session
beginning September, 1948.
All alumni who wish to receive
thle Alligator, anid who are not
eligible under the Graduating
Senior provision of the Alumni
Assoc. are informed that sub-
scriptions will be received by the
Business Office of the Florida
Alligator. Florida Union Building.
Subscription rate for one regular
session is two dollars.

St. P,8,1144 GratIs
Plan Reunion

A committee has been formed to
arrang a, reunion of the St.
pe'tr.sbufg High School, Class of
This is the first time that the
class has attempted to get to-
gether. There will be a dance and
a business meeting to elect alumni
officers arid to plani future activi-
ties. The class officers will be
i reduced anid th re will be a
short floor show.
All members of the class of '44
are asked to watch local and St.
Petrsburg paprs for further de-

College Farmer
Staff To Meet
There will be a staff meeting of
the Florida College Farmer Fri-
day afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30
in the Orange Peel Office, Florida
Uni6n basement. This is the only
meeting for the remainder of the
semester. All staff members, in-
cluhiding writers, photographers,
and the Departmental Editors are
urged to be present. Anyone in-
terested in working on the publi-
cation should attend this meeting.

Secretaries Wanted
Several openings are available
for expert secretaries. Employ-
mnent is full time. Those interested'
should see J. E. Price, Assistant
Dean of Students, in Room 112,
Language Hall.

Continued from Page 5
Winton, BSBA, James E. Work-
man., BSBA.
Wacha, B9BA.
KEY WEST-Howard J. Butler,
KISSIMMEE-Henry E. Bovis,
BA; Howarc. B. Johnston, MAg;
John J. E. Johnston, BE1; Richard
L. Tamm, BSP.
LA BELLE-Roger E. Miller,
LACROSSE-John R. Hargrave,
LAKE CI T Y- Margaret F.
Chandler, BAE; Horace F. Law-
son, Jr., BCE; Hugh B. Summers,
Jr., MSE; Arnold 0. Williams,
LAKELAND-Reece D. Cooper,
Jr., BAPHAR; Elmer C. Hill, BSA;
John Savage, LLB; Walter R.
Seegmiller, BEE; Lewis A. Vande-
walker, BS; Jack B. Weeks, BSA.
LAKE PLACID-Mardis Meyer,
LAKE WALES-Harold M. Phil-
lips, BSF; Marvin W. Stevenson,
BEE; Jordan L. Webster, Jr.,
LANTANA Gordon M. Day,
LEESBURG-Raymond J. Gei-
ger, BSBA; Richard H. McCart,
BCE; F. Gaines Sebree, Jr., bLB.
LIVE OAK Jack A. Nants,
LUTZ-Joseph E. Burris, BEE.
MIAMI-Frank E. Autrey, BEE;
Grover E. Baker, BA; Claude K.
Barco, Jr., BS; John C. Davidson,
MBA; August DeWinkler, Jr.,
BCE; Charles F. Earnest, BAE;
Harold 0. Freeburg, BA; Henry
L. Freeman, BSBC; Melvin Fried,
BS; Frederic S. Friedman, BCHE;
Joseph G. Jamieson, BEE; Fran-
cis N. Kondo, BSA; Phillip L.
Lamb, BAE; Leon Levy, BSA; P.
Delegal Loyless, BA; John P.
Barsh, BME; John J. Myers, BCE;
John B. Orr, Jr., LLB; Thomas B.
Pasteur, Jr., BAeroE; Robert J.
Pearce, BAeroE; Thomas J.
Peters, BAE; Oscar Rappaport,
LL,; Donald D. Rodgers, BIEE;
Wilfred 0. Roehrig, BME; Wil-
liam V. .Rohan, BA; Herbert L.
Rubin, BS; John B. Saunders,
BCE; Will L. Selser, BSA.
Donald M. Sizemore, BME; Ir-
win Suberman, BME; William J.
Swink, LLD; Robert H. Wheeler,
BSBA; Augustus .F. Whiteside,
BCE; Bette Jo Wilson, BA.
MIAMI BEACH-Daniel Farber,
BSBA;-Morton C. Freedman, BA;
Morton J. Garfield, BSA; Leonard
II. Glasse, Barch; Gerald L. Gor-
donl, BA; Gilbert Jacobs, BSBA;
Gprald J. Klein, LLB; Murray I.
Mantill, ME; E. Leonard Merlin,
BSBA; Bernard Mezritch, BA; Sid-
ney J. Stamen, BSBA; Alan F.
Weptin, BA.
Field, BSBA.
MCALPIN James W. Crews,
,McINTOSH Jack H. Bate-
man, BSA.
MANDARIN Thomas G. All-
derdice, BCE.
MARIANNA Hubert E. Par-
ranrore, BCE.
MAYO Donald K. Koon, BAE;
Holmes M. Melton, Jr., BAE;
John N. Parker, MAE.
M1Nulty, BSBA.
MILTON Willa Land, BA]E;
Charles H. Leonard, BSA.
MOLINO James L. Dunaway,
Jr., BSA.
Hamilton, LLB; Ellis G. Piper,
Close, BSA.
Burr, BSBA; William R. McCown,
BSBA; Thomas R. Townsend,
Lampp, Jr., BCE.
NAPLES William D. Hixon,
Goodloe, BCE.
NEWBERRY-Vernice J. Rags-
dale, BAE.
L. Luikart, BSP.
NEW arSMYRNA Charles T.
Crigger, BSE.
OCALA Landis Blitch, BAE;
Georgene A. Davis, BS; Archie
W. Gordon, BEE; Clifford R.
Green, BCE; George R. Hornsby,
BSA; Charles R. Johnson, BSBA;
E. H. Martin, III, BSBA; Robert
H. Parnelle, Jr., BSF; Howard
E. Sands, BSBA.
OCOEE-John B. Johnson, Jr.,
MAg; Edwin H. Pounds, BSP.
ONA-Robert B. Roberts, BSA.
ONECO Edward H. Collins,
Herdon, BSF.
ORLANDO B James J. Bowe,
BA: Herbert L. Chapman, Jr.,
BSA; Rogeri't Cldak, BSBA;
James L. Cooper, Jr. BSP; Charles
M. Everett, BSBA; Norman E.
Heatherington, BSA; Richard B.
Forbes, MSag; John D. Keating,
BS; Wallace F. Mantey, BEE; Ar-
thur R. Miller, Jr., BCE; Samuel E.
Murrell, Jr., LLB; Joseph K.
Osburn, BSBA; Charles L. Rem-

ington, BSA; Lawrence H. Ricker, ett, BS; Kay C. McRoyan, BA;
BS; DeVere Ritchie, Jr., BSA; George G. Moore, BSA; Richard
James C. Robinson, LLB; Melvin V. Rickenbach, MA.
A. Shader, MA; Jerome M. Soo- SEBRING-Walter E. Clements,
wal,, BSA; Robert R. Sorber, LLB.
BSBA; William J. Steed, Jr., SEVILLE-Robert W. Prevatt,
BChE; John Stonecipher, BSA; BSA.
Robert A. Stratton, BACA; Evert SOPCHOPPY-Robert M. Alt-
A. Young, BME. man, BSA; Frank Commander, Jr.,
K. Camp, BSBA; Charles W. SORRENTO-Jessie L. High, Jr.,
Ruess, BChE. BSBA.
PAHOKEE-Edwin R. Rice, STARKE-Andrew Z Adkins,
BSA. Jr., LLB; Shirley R. Colley, BA;
PALATKA-Paul J. Bryan, Horance G. Davis, Jr., BAJ; -Wil-
BA; John W. Hancock, Jr., BSBA; liam N. Long, LLB.
Henry A. Owen, Jr., BEE. STUART-William A. Oughter-
PALMETTO-B'en H. Fucua, son, BA.
BS; Henry J. Smith, BSA. TALLAHASSEE-John R. Dun-
PANAMA CITY-William D. kle, BAE; Joe 0. Eaton, LLB1
Baggott, BSBA; Randal D. Croley, Homer G. Graham, BCHE; Charles
BAE;. Joseph M. Ciowell, LLB; M. McCarty, BA; Robert B. Mil-
Edward M. Hawvins, BEE; Jo- ler, BSA; William L. Moor, BSBA;
seph S. Rigell, BA. Thomas B. Sparkman, BSBA.
PENSACOLA-Kirke M. Beall, TAMPA-Robert A. Boyer, BA;
LLB; William R. Davenport, LLB; James W. Brooker, BME; Joe C.
Hugh C. DUBose, BS; George J. Byars, BSBA; J. Alton Chastain,
Eggart, Jr., BEE; Samuel Gol- BSBA; Robert R. Childs, BCHE;
denberg, BSBA; Joe J. Harrell, William P. Dawson, Jr., BSBA;
LLB; Stephen R. Mallory Ken- Richard. Duran, BARCH; M. Leo
nedy, BSBA; John A. McDonald, Ellitl.t, Jr., BSBA; Joseph Fernan-
BAE; Ernest G. McDuffee, BME; dez, BAE; Lambert P. Friederich,
Donald H. McKee, BSBA; William BSBA; Charles W. Geer, BA; Rus-
G. Morgan, MSE; Cornelius T. sell C. Glazier, BEE; Barney
Walker, LLB. .. k Haimes, BSBA; Joseph S. Harra,
PINE CASTLE-S. Franklin BCE; Benjamin B Hatcher, USBA;
Derrick, BAE. Louis J. Hausrath, Jr., BCHE;
PINETTO-Elliott G. Hendry, Frank S. Hill, BSF; Howard H.
BSA. Hppper, BSA; Thomas C. Johnson,
PLANT CITY-Ben T. Higgins, BSBA; Herbert D. Kimmel, BS;
BSE; Charles L. Nulter, BA. Leon A. King, BSE; Everett V.
POLK CITY-James W. Voyles, Knight, BEE; George C. Langford,
BSBAl; Louis V. Voyles, BA. Jr., BS; Samuel S. Lawler, Jr.,
PUNTA GORDA-Roland M. BSP; Laird B. Legg, Jr., BSBC;
Lee, BCE. James J. Lidsay, LLB; James H.
QUINCY-Joe E. Chesser BAE; McClendon, BSP; Jack Mills, MA;
Frank P. May, BCHE; Marcellus Harold C. Morgan, BSE; William
Mo'gan, BA; Willard E. White, Perez, BSP; Robert L. Perry,
BSBA. U BSA; Lester J.. Ryals, BSBA;
REDDICK-Alfred R. Cox, Jr., George Salazar, Jr., BSP; Eugene
MAG; Charles M. Fanelli, BS R. mith, BSBA; Carlos Ugarte,
RIVIERA BEACH-Herbert C. E. BCE; Elmo'M. Valdes, BSBA;.
Carlson BSBA. Robert P. an EEpoel, BEE; Ray-
ST. ANDRITEW-James J. Ru- mond D. Welch, BEE; John B.
bash, BCE. ST. AUGUSTINE Wilcox, BS; Luis A. Puglisi,
Joseph L. Armstrong, BEE; Vir- BSBA.
ginia L. Cummings, BAE; Benja- TAVARES-Travis 0. Messer,
min A.. Fleming, BA:; Max W. BAJ.,
Stults, BSBA; Wilfred C. Varn, TITUSVILLE-Albert M. Brew-
LLB. ST. CLOUD-IRobett W. Cis- er, LLB; Walker G. Diamond,
sel, BSBA; Clyde Hayes, BAEROE. BSA.
Allred, BCE; Lawrence W. Bay- Barker, BSA.
nard, Jr., BSEA; Roger 0. Bou- WABASSO-Frangis E. Dancy,
chard, BSBA; Harold E. Brower, BS.
LLB; Charles W. Burke, BA; WAUCHULA-Robert E. Reif,
Ernest J. Craft, MSF; Gordon W. BSBA.
Dykes, BCE; Johi G. Enwright, WEST PALM BEACH-Robert
LLB; Dudley S. Gilbert, ESBA; J. Birdsall, BCE; Ralph J. Blank,
Geqrge E. Hathaway, BAJ; James Jr.,. LLE; Blaney T. Himes, Jr.,
J. Hearne, Jr., ESBA; William R. MSEg; Edward A. Newell, BSA;
Hough, MBA; James E. Kennedy, Williath E. Nexsen, Jr., BS; Royal
Jr., BSBA; David U. Legate, BAE; W. Stults, BSA.
James D. Leland, BSBA, Frank WEWAHITCHKA-Edward A.
B. Leonard, MA; Edward L.. Ma- Bandjough, MA.
lor)ey, BSP; Robert H. Miller, WILDWOOD-Robert A. Shoe-
BAJ; Ralph H. Minor, BSBA; maker,. BSBA.
Wayne P. Mitchell, BSPA; An- WILLISTO N-R y nda 1 L.
drew E. Potter,, Jr., BSCH; Clif- Wetherington, BChE.
ton A. Price, BSBA;, Robert. S. WINTER HAVEN-Charles J.
Rogers, BAJ;, Ernest A. Schluter, Fussell, BSBA; Arthur H. Smith,
BSF; Fred W. Stanberry, BSF; BAPHAR; Harvey B. Shively,
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Donald K. Pearson, BSBA; James Rob't H. Bennett, Jr.,, BAeroE,
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Ladies and Gentlemen of the University:

Mrs. Alford and I wish to externdour sincere thanks

for your most generous patronage during the past year
and assure you it has been a pleasure to serve you.

To those of you who are graduating, we wish you every
possible success during the years before you, and sin-
cerely trust you will always drop in to see us when you

happen to be in Gainesville.

To those of you who will remain for another year, we
will appreciate the opportunity to continue serving
you, and you may rest assured that a I I our efforts will

be concentrated on "JUST GOOD FOOD THATS

Our entire staff join with us in best Wishes to All.

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122 N. 9th St,

John Hay Told Lincoln

Most Of Rebels In Army
President's Secretary Reported Florida
"Well-Nigh Depopulated" During War

Florida was a "well-night de-
populated" state Feb. 8th, 71 years
ago, according to a vivid descrip-
tion written to President Lincoln
by his private secretary, John
Iay, from Florida in 1864.
Taken from the "Robert Todd
Lincoln collection of the papers
of Abraham Lincoln" of which
the University of Florida re-
cently received a microfilm copy,
the letter accounts for the de-
population by so large a por-
tion of the "rebel population"
being In the Army and so many
of the "loyal people", refugees
in the North.
Hay had been sent to Florida as
the president's personal agent and
joined a military force which held
Lhe Jacksonville region to obtain
loyalty pledges from the tenth of
the state's voters necessary for
a new state government under
Lincoln's proclamation of Decem-
ber. 1863.
"1 have found among the few
Lading men I have met," wrote
Hay to Lincoln, "a most grati-
fying unanimity of sentiment.
Those who have formerly been
classed as conservative are will-
ing to accept readily the ac-
coiaplished events of the war
those of more radical views who,
Swe had reason to fear, would
rather embarrass us are heartily
in favor of your plan as ex-
hibited in the case of Louisiana
and Arkansas.
"The people are ignorant and
apathetic. They seem to know
nothing and care nothing about
the matter. They have vague ob-
jections to being shot and having
their houses burned, but don't
know why it is done. They will

be very glad to see a govern-
ment strong enough to protect
them against these every-day in-
cidents of the last two years.
"I have the best assurances
that we will get the tenth re-
quired: Although so large a
portion of the rebel population
is in the army and so many of
the loyal people, refugees in the
North, that the state is well-
night depopulated. We wil have
almost a clean state to begin
Hay's optimistic expectations
were not borne out. A military
reverse at the Olustee River forc-
ed the Union army back to the
coast, and Hay returned unsuc-
cessful to Washington. A recon-
struction state government was
not created for Florida until aft-
e- the close of the war.

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Cards Offered
All students who plan to work
during the vacation period are re-
minded that their employer will
need to see their social security
account number card when they
go to work, if the employment is
covered under the social security
The Social Security Administra-
tion office at Gainesville will give
a duplicate card-if you once had
a social security account number
and have lost your card-or a new
account number card if one has
never before applied.
For the convenience of students,
a secretary will be in Room 2G8
at Florida Union Tuesday to as-
sist with the procedure.

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Fourteen Added

To Faculty

Appointment of 14 additional
faculty members to the Universi-
ty of Florida instructional staff
was announced today by Univer-
sity officials.
Seven of the new faculty mem-
bers and research men were ap-
pointed to the College of Engineer-
ing, two to the School of Archi-
tecture and Allied Arts, and one
each to the Colleges of Arts and
Sciences, Law, Argriculture, Bus-
iness Administration and Educa-
The appointments included:
College of Engineering: Thomas
L Bransford, assistant professor
civil engineering, for 22 years a
civil engineer with Tennessee De-
partment of Highways; Earl P.
Martinson, associate professor,
industrial engineering, former
executive engineer, general man-
ager, and superintendent for num-
erous private concerns; Robert
Scott Hagerman, assistant re-
search engineer, Engineering and
Industrial Experiment Station,
former research fellow, Structural
Clay Products Institute, Wash-
ington, D. C.; Sterling L. Bugg,
instructor, civil engineering, form-
erly a materials engineer with
Kentucky Department of High-
ways; Chester W. Drake, acting
associate professor, electrical en-
gineering, 25 years experience
with Westinghouse Electric, and
10 years professor at the Uni-
versity of Pittsburgh; Henry C.
Seestedt, assistant in electrical
research, former graduate assist-
ant at Florida; and Arnold W.
Sullivan, assistant in electrical re-
search, former graduate assist-
School of Architecture and
Alied Arts: Howard R. Sebold,
assistant professor of architec-
ture, former instructor- at' Colum-
bia University for 15 years; Ar-
thur A. Smith, acting instructor in
architecture, experience in private
industry and with Board of Con-
trol architect.
College of Arts and Sciences:
John MI Porges, acting instructor
in Spanish, former teaching fel-
low at Florida.
College of Law: Charles V. Sulli-
man, temporary instructor, for
merly in practice in Boston, Mass.,
one time Mexican consul with jur-
isdiction over four Eastern states.
College of Agriculture: Stephen
L. Beckwith, assistant professor
School of Forestry, formerly la-
boratory instructor at University
of Michigan and overseas weather
forecaster with U. S. Army.
College of Business Administra-
tion: Dr. James G. Johnson, act-
ing professor of economics, form-
erly professor of economics at
University of Colorado and Uni-
versity of Georgia.
College of Education: Miss Inez
Bates, acting instructor in ele-
mentary division, 10 years teach-
ing and education workshop ex-

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El an -. m sTTw.. -.-- .-
Maureen O'Hara and Robert Young get a bit of advice from Clifton
Webb in 20th Century Fox's comedy, "Sitting Pretty" Which starts
today at the Florida Theatre. The shoxW Will run through Saturday.

College Drama Groups

College dramatic groups are in ih the state or attending produc-
the most prominent position of tionb of civic theaters whose per-
their history, according to Dr. sdnhel received their training with
D. B. Dusenbury, director of the these college theaters.
Florida Players, whose plans are Organized in 1926, the Play-
designed to take advantage of the ers have staged well ovei 100
new importance of amateur thea- prodictions, including many Pu-
ters. uitzr Prize winners) and prac-
Attributing the present promi- tically all taken from Broadway
ence of these groups to the grad- suidesses,
ual disappearance of stock compa- he membership of the Players
ales and summer theaters, D s draWh fom i all parts of th
Dusenbury recently said that the nivesity, but tell parts of the
professional theater is showing an f.to0s is through tiurses offered
increasing interest in collegiate h Department. Train-
groups since they represent th6btheSpeech Department. Train-
last remaining poole e alent and mg includes acting, directing, con-
last mainng pools talent and traction, costuming, design, light-
technical training. lg playwriting and theater his-
Plans to increase the activi- iy i training offered on both
ties to the Florida Players to undergraduate and graduate levels
conform with this new impor- in these subjects.
tance include presenting plays
of life in Florida and the South; The castinig fileof the theater
an experimental theater, corn- group contains 175 names, but
plete in every respect, and carry- about 40 petr ent of these are
Ing the Players to the people of Interested only in the technical
the state by putting outstanding end of production.
campus successes on the road. At present the productions are
Already the stronghold of the held in the auditorium of the P. K.
legitimate theater in Florida, a Yohge Shonol, but all members
state which lies just Out of road hope the. Players will some day
company itineraries, the Players hav6 their own theater.
and other groups like them carry thtil that day comes, they Will
a heavy responsibility. The main carry oh delighting audience's froru
hope of Floridians for seeing cur- their old stand at P K Yong--
rent hit plays and important re- with the usual "standing room
vivals lies either in seeing the only"' sign proffiinently display-
Players or other college groups ed.


Vocational Guidance Tests

Program Offered Gratis

By Art Reich
Would you devote three evenings
of your time in order to possibly
save four years of your effort?
Taken at tirst glance this would
appear to be a leading question.
Nevertheless the vocational guid-
ance service of the University of
Florida stands ready to help you
do just that.
This department, officially
khnoWn as the BUreau of Voca-
tional Guidance and Mental Hy-
giene, tested more than 400 stu-
dents last seinester. It gave a
sianEering total of about 5~000
indli idual tests.
Briefly the program consists of
three evening periods, each' o'f
three-hour duration. This is fol-
lowed by one-hour personal ihter-
view, for a total of 10 hours.
The testing consists of a set of
12 exams, some timed, some un-
timed. These tests are diversified
and give an insight to the quali-
fications and abilities of the indi-
vidual. Some of the aspects cov-
ered are speed, general ability,
personality, interests, reading, and
Upon completion, the tests are

scored and. int-ipret-i The stu-
dent is theh -.:hd>'il-.1 for his in-
tervieW With one'of the four cbm-
petert vocational counsellorS.
he Biureaui of Vocational Guid-
,aiic and Mental Hygiene is di-
rested by Dr. Elmfer Hinckley,
head of the University's pSydhol-
ogy departitent. Floradi's btieatt
has been ftinctioning since 1931,
ghiiig it the distinction of being
oneb of the first instituted in the
'this entire program is offered
gratis. It is estimated that the
cost of the individual would be
$60 if he took the series on his
own. All testing is done Mon-
day and Thursday evenings in
Peabody Hall, beginning at 7
In no way does the guidance de-
partment attempt to force "the in-
dividual into any particular field
of vocational pursuit. Says Pro-
fessor Richard Andersohi assistant
head of the bureau, "I think one
thing should be pointed out., We
do not try to decide for the indi-
vidual. We show him. the situa-
tion and allow him to make his
own decision."

Vote .x For

L. Grady


A Capable and




Leading Newspapers Endorse Him:

"Floridians could not do better than to elect L. Grady
Burton to the office of Attorney General." MIAMI

"Our choice unhesitatingly goes to L. Grady Burton.
He has shown outstanding fitness to be the state's chief
legal advisor." TAMPA MORNING TRIBUNE.

"He has a reputation for stability and common sense.
His name doesn't have to be propped up with apolbgies.
It stands on its own. He is known as a square shooter."
( "He is considered fair and his tenure of office has been
| without flaw or failure." ST. PETERSBURG TIMES.

"Your vote for Grady Burton as attorney General will be
another vote for gOod government in Florida during the
next four years." LAKE WALES NEWS.

Florida Needs the EXPERIENCE,

Will Bring to the State Cabinet As


Beta Alpha Psi

Holds Banquet

Bryan Willis, state auditor of
Florida, was the speaker of the
evening at the Beca Alpha Psi
farewell banquet for seniors held
at the Primrose Grill May 13.
He spoke on "Accounting in
State Government" and stated
that the function of government
in the state of Florida that is
most generally in need of im-
provement is that of government-
al accounting.
He also said 'hat it would be
possible to regulate requirements
for accounting positions by law,
but that this would not be a solu-
tion at the present time because
there is a lack of qualified men
to fill these positions.
Willis stated that, with the
growing need and the increased
knowledge of. this need, govern-
mental accounting offers a career
for young graduates that is filled
with financial promise and also of-
fers the satisfaction of knowing
that one has been of public serv-
Willis was made an honorary
member of Beta Alpha Psi during
the banquet.
The banquet climaxed an eve-
ning, where earlier, in the Florida
Union, officers of the society for
the coming semester were elect-
ed. Raymond Hooten, Florala,
Ala., was elected president; John
Roquemore, Jacksonville, vi c e
president; B e n n i e Hoffenberg,
Jacksonville, secretary, and Morty
Rosenkranz, Jacksonville, treas-
urer. With these officers, Beta
Alpha Psi should have a very suc-
cessful future.

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ot uavaiiers tttnctions during
the past year is urged to leave
Ins address in the Uavalier'S
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By Bill Boyd
Alligator Sports Editor

THE FINAL DAY IS HERE. We can now pack up our
typewriter and go home for another s u m m e r. This has
been nine months of good and bad times. The sports pages
of the F 1 o r i d a Alligator have been good and bad, too.
Tru6, we have had many compliments, but worse than that
we have had a few bad remarks. We have done our best
to give you an up-to-date college sports section. Just like
all of the other students in the school, we have to attend
classes also. We have missed many things that we would
have liked to have covered, but conflicting classes have
made it impossible for us.
When we started two papers a week, it gaye the
sports department more of a chance to b r i n g you the
every sport even break.
Our intram l coverage has been the best since Coach
Cherry took oveas director, according to him. With many
different organizations taking part in intramurals, we have
tried to give all of them an even break, but that has almost
been impossible. According to Coo a e h Cherry, the Inde-
pendents and Dormitory groups have gotten more publici-
ty than ever. This is something we have tried to do, as it
creates more interest in groups that need it.
We have received many letters criticizing our writing,
both good and bad. We have printed many of them, but
many of them were unsigned and it is against the policy
of all good papers to print letters with no signatures.
With the last few lines I would like to express my ap-
preciation to the athletic department, the sports publicity
department, and all of the coaches who, have listened to
our troubles and have given us what information they were
able to give.
The staff has done an excellent job with the little time
they were able to give to this job. Among the men who
have worked so hard are: Julian Clarkson, John Willi-
ford, Tom McDonald, Charles McGrew, Lee Hawes, For-
rest Taft, Gerald Lossing, Bob Weatherly, Sandy
Schnier, Steve Weller, and Steve Grimes.
Thesemen have assisted the sports editor by the hours.
Many thousands of words have gone through the hands of
the students without any credit bylines.
SLast but not least is the man who has given the sports
department a free hand, and who has always tried to give
us exactly what we want. Pen Gaines, editor-in-chief, has
done everything in his power to h e 1 p the sports depart-
ment. He has worked with us to the u t m os t. Again, a
hearty thanks to all who have given their time andl-effort
to this department.
Thanks for everything.

Gator Athletes End Up And Down Year

LSU Retains

Track Crown;

Gators Sixth

By Forrest Taft
Edged out of fifth place in the
annual Southeastern Conference
track meet by a half point, the
University of Florida track team
returned home this week in sixth
place, a position they have held
for the past two years.
Louisiana State once again
proved their claim to supremacy,
in the meet by edging the strong
Auburn team, thus winning their
thirteenth victory in sixteen out-
ings. The Plainsmen gave the
boys from LSU a rough time of
it, though, as they relinquished
their early lead to go down to de-
feat 41-36%.
Auburn's team piled up its
short-lived advantage when Fred
Carley and Whitey Overton placed
first and second, respectively, in
the mile run with a time of 4:21.8
seconds. Overton came through la-
ter for the Plainsmen by outlast-
ing his rivals in the two mile run,
emerging victoriously in 10:01.2
Bengals Pull Ahead
LSU field event victories in the
closing moments of the meet prov-
ed to be the necessary margin of
success for the Louisiana track-
men as they overhauled Auburn
by copping the 220 low hurdles,
annexing second and third in the
pole vault, and walking away with
the high jump honors when Ro-
land Knicht broke the only con-
ference record by clearing the bar
at 6 feet 5% inches. This new
mark eclipses by three-eighths of
an inch the old record set by
Kelly Hearn of Alabama in 1939.
The Orange and Blue spikesters
gathered 16% points, placing in
six events. Most of the Gators'
counters were taken by the field
event men as was expected. George
Hills enjoyed the most success, de-
fending hiS SEC shotput title with
a first, heaving the ball 48 feet
11 inches. Hills came back later
with a third in the discus throw
with a toss of 137 feet 8% inches.
This throw, however, was not long
enough to surpass LSU's first of
195 feet recorded by Ben Lowther.
Other' Gators placing in the
meet were Bill Atkinson, fifth in
the javelin throw; Sam Comman-
der, who tied two others for third
in the high jump; and Tom Tay-
lor and Leroy Poucher, who split
with Ben Lowther, LSU, and
Payne, Auburn, in the pole vault.
Tom Bevis was the only other
Florida cinderman to place in the
track events, which this year were
studded with star performers from
all over the South. Bevis took
fourth in the two mile run.
Beinz Stars
Paul. Beinz of Tulane racked
up 10 of the Green Wave's total
points as he won handily in the
hundred with a 9.7 seconds and
copped the 220 race with a smart
Firsts were recorded by Pen-
nington, Auburn, in the 120 high
hurdles; Dickey, LSU, in the 440,
in 48.4 seconds; Buddy Fowlkes,
Georgia Tech, in the broad jump,
with 22 feet 11% inches; Ren-
shaw, Georgia, in the 880, in
1:56.4; Korklk, Tennessee, in the
pole vault, 13 feet, 2 inches, and
LSU's mile relay team of Coving-
ton, Sullwold, Butler and Dickey.

Three Athletes
Pass Tests For

Sigma Deta Psi
Billy Harlan, Fal Johnson and
Wilbur Hicks have qualified for
Sigma Delta Psi, national honor-
ary athletic society, to bring
membership in the group to five,
the Intramural Department has
Jim and Jack Griffin were the
first two men to qualify for the
frat, which is being reactivated
on this campus for the first time
since 1937.
The Intramural Department will
give the tests this summer to all
interested students in hopes of
increasing membership by the fall.
The society will function as an
organization next year a f t e r
enough men have qualified to
form a working group.


Sanity Code Playing Big Part

In Plans For Coming Season

By John Williford
A backward glimpse at the University of Florida's ath-
letic year reveals a season plagued with victories, ties, de-
feats, upsets, rumors, and even scandals; but above all -
To the surprise of many Gator bleacher-warmers, rec-
ords show that the Florida elevens, nines, fives, duos, and
whathaveyous came through the season in b e t te r-than-
average form.
Many think that the university George Hills capturing the lone
is on the verge of an "athletic Florida first place. Hills, taking
renaissance," largely due to the honors in the shot put event for
advent of the newly-installed San- the second straight year, tossed
ity Code, which was probably one the 16-pound weight nearly 49
of the greatest and most about- feet to grab an easy first.
faces ever taken in collegiate ath- Baseball, the other major sport,
letics. The more pessimistic rail- .Basebally the other major sport,
birds, however, still maintain that toured by Dav e Fuller, the Gator
Florida's athletic teams dwell in joined by Dave Fuller, the Gator
the cellar of every 'sport and me w wll meet Stetson here Sat-
stay there unless "drastic" changes urday to wind up play. With thir-
are made. teen wins chalked up against four-
are made.teen defeats, the Florida team has
The fact is ,however, that the a good chance of turning in a .500
various university teams, with the season's average. A majority of
exception of football, did anything the team are sophomores, which
but end up in the cellar. Surpris- casts a bright outlook toward next
ing as it may be, of the seven in- year's chances.
tercollegiate competitive sports at Of the th rt t th
the university, the Florida teams Of the three minor sports at the
won more than two-thirds of their university, swimming was by far
matches or games in four sports the most successful. Coach Frank
and fared 50-50 or better in the Genovar's aquasters placed second
other three. behind Ga. Tech in the SEC meet,
and later trimmed the Yellow Jac-
Back in mid-October, when kets at the Florida poll. The
Coach Ray Wolf's footballers mini- Orange and Blue mermen out-
tiated what was expected to be a pointed such teams as Emory,
successful season with t h r e e Duke, Clemson and Georgia dur-
straight losses, the Gator pigskin ing the regular season. Lou Brown,
enthusiasts were rapidly becom- and Bill Bracken both turned in
ing disheartened, and the omni- first places at the SEC meet.
present pessimists were in their "I Brown captured a first in the 100-
told you so" glory. The turning yard freestyle, and Bracken be-
point that made the expected come came ruler of the conference's
true-or nearly true-came when springboards.
the Orange and Blue gridders out- Hrman Shnll's tenni
fought a highly-touted North Car- Coach Herman Schnell'stennis
olina State eleven at Raleigh. Ap- team also fared well, winning
olina State eleven at Raleigh. Ap- e nine out of fourteen matches. The
parently, this was just what theGator recquet-wielders outplayed
doctor ordered, for the Wolfmen Florida Southern twice, Clemson,
ent on to win three more games, ida Southern twi ce, Clemson,
from Furman, Miami, and Kansas Stetson twice, Georgia twice, Miss.
Stateurmandt iamie ,awith an State, and Auburn. In golf, Coach
Aside fromand the one, with Tulane. Archie Bagwell's linkmen finish-
tory, the biggest upset came when ei oaon sixlostreig ted
the Floridians pulled a last- one record. The Gator golfters
minute touchdown out of the bag beat ercer twice, Stetson, Jax
to tie Tulane a team that was N A. S., Georgia, and Rollins.
expected to set the conference
afire at the beginning of the sea-
son. Jimmy Kynes, giant Florida Ne Team Grabs
center, and Bobby Forbes, who
held down the Number 1 ground- i
gaining spot for a majority of the Third In '
season, were both placed on the
ALL-SEC second team. |m
Expected to run his team from |l C mps
the T formation again next year,
Coach Ray Wolf is pinning a lot of Fe.
hopes on his much-heralded back- Florida's tennis teamfinished in
field, which is packed with speed, third place in the SEC tourney in
shiftiness, and nowexperience. New Orleans lastweekend behind
The Gator line suffered a tre- Georgia Tech and Tulane, to du-
mendous setback when it was plicate last year's feat.
learned that Big Jim Natyshak Gator Jadk Borling opened up
had dropped from school. Naty- with a 6-1, 7-5 win over Bill
shak, who dropped for "scholastic Smith of Mississippi State, then
reasons," was regarded as one of downed Bob Denny of Vanderbilt
the best tackles in the South. in the quarter-finals, 6-4, 6-4, be-
The 1948 slate of ten grid games fore bowing in the semi-final
includes such crack teams as Tul- round to Dick Mouledous of Tu-
sa, Ga. Tech, Kentucky, and Ala- lane, 7-5, 6-4, in a hard struggle.
bama, none of which appeared on Reece Cooper of Florida got by
last year's slate. Joe Neely of Mississippi State,
Basketball, the sport that is ex- 6-1, 6-1, then lost to Tom Fowler
pected to boom with the opening of Georgia Tech, 6-3, 6-1.
of the new gym in the near future, Co-captains of the Schnellmen
saw Coach Sam McAllister's cag- lost in their first rounds. Harry
ers win 16 of their 24 games. The Terrell went down to Billy Fergu-
Gator hoopsters hit occasional son of Vandy, 6-3, 8-6, while his
winning spurts during the season, mate, Bobby Riggins, got beaten
upsetting such powerhouses as by John Keeble, also of Vandy,
Georgia, L. S. U., Miss. State, and 2-6, 6-0, 6-3.
Auburn. In the SEC race, Florida Terrell and Oughterson came
won five and lost seven, and was back in the doubles to bounce
knocked out in the first round of Vandy's Keeble and Matthews,
the SEC tournament by basket- 6-4, 6-1. The Saurians then bow-
ball minded Kentucky, wh o s e ed to Harcourt Waters and Leslie
drawing of Florida in the first Longshore, 6-2, 6-4.
round is rapidly becoming an an- Borling and Bill Oughterson of
nual tradition. Hans Taenzler Florida dropped a 6-4, 6-2 match
paced the Gator scorers with 330 to Ferguson and Denny of Georgia
points, followed by Harry Ham- Tech early in the tourney.
ilton with 285. Florida's entire The Gators lost their last col-
starting five will return next year. legiate match to Tulane, 6-0, and
Coach Percy Beard's track finished the 1948 play with a nine-
squad dropped its first meet by a won, six-lost record. Coach Her-
large margin to Ga. Tech, and man Schnell's boys beat Florida
then waded through the rest 9f the Southern, Stetson and Georgia
season with first place laurels in twice, and Clemson, Mississippi
four straight clashes Georgia, State and Auburn once, while los-
Auburn, Miami and Miss. State. ing twice each to Miami and Rol-
The Gators placed sixth in the lins, and once to Georgia Tech and
SEC meet at Birmingham, with Tulane.

Bracken Stars

As Gators Trip

Hatter Nine, 6-2

By Mae McGrew
By taking the Stetson Hatters
6-2, Florida's varsity baseball
team gained revenge Tuesday for
an earlier loss to the Hatters
which had ended a four game win-
ning streak. The Gators have one
more game to play, finishing the
season with Florida Southern at
Lakeland Saturday.
Andy Bracken southpawed a
three-hitter in the seven inning
game and drove in three runs.
Bobby Forbes hit a long home run
over the rightfield fence in the
second. Forbes' blow landed very
close to the football stadium,
more than 400 feet from home
The Hatters produced both runs
in the top of the second when they
bunched two of their hits. Forbes'
homer made the score 2-1 at the
end of the second and the game
was tied up until the fifth when
Florida scored three runs.
Gators Score Twice
The Gators added two more in
the sixth to make the final score
6-2. Forbes, Gene White, Ed
Brown, and Ted Ramseyer each
got two for three and Jack Le-
doux, hit two for four to lead
Florida's 13-hit attack on Jim
Hearn, Stetson right-hander. Pen-
nington, Tuten, and Caldwell got
the three Hat hits.
Stetson tied the score in the
top of the eighth but a deluge of
rain, which began when Florida
was at bat, ended the game and
the score reverted to the last com-
plete, inning, the seventh.
The Gators went on a three
game road trip last weekend and
came back with one win and two
Avon Park's Firemen fell be-
fore the Gators by a 14-10 mar-
gin to open the juorney to south
Florida. Fred Montsdeoca hurled
effectively all the way for Florida
to win while the home town folks
watched and Don Ford played a
bang-up game at. short against
his home town entry in the Orange
Belt League.
Florida collected 16 hits off
three Firemen pitchers to take the
free-scoring game.
Rollins Wins
Rollins served as poor hosts to
the Gators by taking the two
game series in Winter Park, 5-4
and 8-5.
Big John Gray, Rollins ace
right-hander, went the full distance
in the opener and allowed only
five hits. Gray was shelled from
the mound when h e started
against the Gators here. Jack
Gaines pitched nine-hit ball and
lost. He has lost two games by
giving up extra base hits this sea-
son. Mississippi State got only
seven hits, but four were homers.
Friday, the Tars connected for
two triples which accounted for
three runs.
At the end of the third, Florida
led 3-2, but Rollins scored two
runs in the fifth to take the lead.
The Gators pushed across one run
in the sixth to tie the score at 4-
all and Rollins scored the winning
marker in the seventh when Bud-
dy McBryde singled Milford Tal-
ton home from second.
Rollins opened the scoring by
tallying five times in the second
inning and increased its lead ,by
adding a single run in the fourth.
Florida rallied for four runs in the
sixth to make the scoreboard read
6-4 but the Tars bounced back for
two more runs in their sixth turn
at bat. The Gators scored their
final marker in the eighth.
Andy Bracken started for Flor-
ida, Bobby Adams came on in the
third, and Jack Gaines took over
the hurling chores in the sixth.
Jim Covello started for the Tars



By Julian Clarkson

RING OUT THE OLD: Jerry Klein bowed out as a stu-
dent intramural director at the intramural banquet last
week after winding up an incomparable stint of six years
in the department. Since the fall of 1939 when he broke
into the department as-a green freshman, Klein has been
an integral part of intramurals at Florida. During his ten-
ure in the student director's post, the intramural program
here has enjoyed its biggest and best year with participa-
tion having soared to new heights.
Jerry was originally appointed student director for
the 1942-43 year, but "the bugles blew and I couldn't
run fast enough," he jokingly remarks. After serving his
hitch, Klein came back to the U of F to work his law de-
gree and promptly got back into the intramural depart-
ment. Director Spurgeon Cherry named him to the top
student post a year ago.
We want to wish Klein luck after he departs in June
and we'd like to enter here the hope that future student di-
rectors will fill the bill like he has.

RING IN THE NEW: Bill "Turkey" Moor, a lanky red-
head who can be spotted by the "McCarty for Governor"
button that adorns his shirt, is all set to step into the post
'vacated by Klein this summer and should have th in g s
ready to go for the regular session when September rolls
Moor has whizzed through the University curriculum
on an accelerated program since he enrolled in the sum-
mer of 1945 and will get a degree in Bus Ad next month,
after which he will enter law school. For that reason, he
has served only two years, plus one summer, on the in-
tramural board, but Coach Cherry will tell you he's done
more work than almost any other two men. Moor has
served as volleyball manager, summer publicity direc-
tor, and Fraternity League manager during his stint on
the board.

SINCE THIS IS OUR SWAN SONG in this corner, we'd
like to compliment Coach Cherry and his staff on the ef-
fectiveness with which they've carried out the transition to
the vast intramural setup that is now offered to the stu-
dent body. We also want to urge the many students that
are included in the intramural program to maintain the
cooperation, spirit, and drive that have placed Florida in-.
tramurals among the best in the nation.

Baby Gator Nine Drops

Final Game Of Season

Florida's Baby Gator baseball team lost its finale but
finished the season with eight wins and three losses. Rob-
ert E. Lee High edged out the frosli 8-7 here Monday after-
The Generals scored the winning run in the ninth to take
home their second victory over the Gators. John Herring,
Lee third baseman, scored all the
way from second on a wild pitch bat to knot the ore again.
toprovide the winning ru Lee Leon Carter pitched all the way
was the only team to beat the for the Generals and scattered 10
frosh twice this season, hits effectively. Robbie Williams
Scheduled to go only seven in- started for the frosh, Herman
nings, the game went into extra inkstarted over in the sixth, an
frames when Florida scored twice Ashleigh Weisman came on in the
in the seventh to tie up the game eighth and finished.
at five-all. Lee moved out in front e h and shed
in their half of the eighth Iby Bill Guinn paced the frosh with
scoring twice but the Baby Gators three hits, two singles and a
pushed over two runs in their turn triple.

but was replaced by Clyde Stevens
in the eighth after the Gators went
on a four-run rampage in the sixth.
The twin Rollins victories gave
them a, record of three wins and
a loss against the Gators for the
season. Last year the teams split
four games.


Beneath this tomb lies Murphey
They buried him today;
He lived the life of Riley
While Ritey was away.

Coach Jim McCachren substi-
tuted freely and used every man
on the bench in the game. Seven-
teen men got to the plate at least
once in the season-ending game.
The frosh took their first six
games, bowed to Andrew Jackson
and Robert E. Lee, took both ends
of a twin bill from Leon High of
Tallahassee, and lost to Lee again.
In winning the first six games
the frosh mass produced 102 runs,
an average of 17 per game. They
scored 130 runs during the eleven-
game season for an average of
11.8 runs per game.
Coach McCachren led his team
through the season to a .727 aver-
age by taking eight of the eleven
games played.

"1 am deeply grateful to the peo-
ple of Florida for their support of my
candidacy for the office of Attorney
General at the polls on May 4. Your
vote and support has made me the
leading candidate for this high office.
I appreciate the confidence you have
placed in me.
"It is my hope that many new
friends from every part of Florida
will join with me in my campaign for
sound, efficient and progressive gov-
ernment for our State."

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Approximately 38,000 Students

Used Game Room This Semester

By Jack Shoemaker
Approximately 38,000 students
will have played on the 10 tables
-eight pocket billiard, one carom
billiard and one snooker-in the
game room of the Florida Union in
the period from February until the
first of June.
Frank Wacha, of Jensen
Beacb, Florida, formerly of Tea-
neck, New Jersey, has been
manager of this room since Feb-
ruary when he took over after
Manager Bob Brooks graduated.
Wacha, a major in Accounting,
is married and lives in Flavet III.
He entered the University in Feb-
r.uxry, 1946, and will be graduated
this June. After graduating, he
plans to live in West Palm and
work with an accounting firm
Expressing his opinion of the
game room, he said that it is a
'fine sport for the men and women
students to indulge in.
'4 If," he said, "we could get
the girls to get rid of their shy-
ness in coming down, they
would have good recreation in
learning the games of billiards.
We have also tried to get bil-
liards instituted as one of the
sports in the intramural pro-
gram, but so far we haven't had
good results."
Open from 9:30 a. m. until 11 p.
m., the game room is usually filled
with stfidents playing the games
for recreation. No gambling is al-
lowed at any time. There has been
competition from the game rooms
across University Avenue but this
has eased the waiting in line for a
table at the Florida Union.
"One of our main ambitions." he
said, "is to try to get the fellows-
to learn the game as it is played in
championship matches. We have
several pamphlets describing the
various games and the top form
and technique in playing these
games for distribution at our of-
fice. Any studqat cqan get these by
asking the game room official for
Every year tournaments are

Frank Wacha

held in pocket, straight rail, and
three-cushion billiards. These
matches have been successful
with a large number of partici-
pants. Winners of these tourneys
get their names engraved on a
plaque which hangs on the game
room wall. They .also receive lov-
ing cups, and the runners-up are
awarded a key for their efforts.
Members for the team that will
compete in the National Intercol-
legiate Billiard Tournament are
picked on the basis of achieve-
ments in the campus tournaments.
This year, the University of Flor-
ida holds the pocket billiards
championship. The team that won
this title is composed 'of Leff Ma-
bie-who scored 100 out of a pos-
sible 100, points-Mac Christie, Bill
Turner, Bill Protz and Steve Rev-
Wacha, besides spending much
time at Florida Union, is a mem-
her of Alpha Kappa Psi, Busi-
ness Fraternity, is the Present
Secretary of Finance for the

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Becam.se 1e Flunked The Finger Nail Test

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student body, and is President
of the Lutheran Students
After working at Florida Union
since October, 1946-both at the
desk and in the game room-Wa-
cha said, "Working here has been
a great part of my college educa-
tion as it has put me in contact
with many of the students on the

Mural Department

To Offer Recreation

For Summer Terms
A broad recreational program
will be conducted for the faculty
and all students by the College of
Physical Education, Health and
Athletics during both terms of
summer school. The Department
of Intramural Athletics and Rec-
reation will supervise this pro-
. A summer school All-Campus
League will be organized with
competition in softball during
both terms. Competition in tennis
(singles and doubles), shuffle-
board (mixed doubles), golf (sin-
gles) and swimming will be offer-
ed during the first term. Tennis
(mixed doubles), table tennis and
handball (singles) are on tap for
the second term.
Teams or individuals wishing to
participate in any first term ac-
tiyities must submit entry to the
Intramural Department by 4 p. n.
Thursday, June 17.
Athletic and physical education
facilities, including the equipment
room service, will be available to
all students. This privilege will
also be extended to faculty mem-
bers and wives of students upon
the payment of a fee of $1 per
term at the athletic office.

Auditorium Stage
Is In Bad Need Of

On several occasions, students
have seen fit to voice a protest
against the dirty backdrops, and
well-used curtains that adorn the
stage of the University auditor-
Some students have openly ,voic-
ed their objections to the worn
tapestries, while a written pro-
test has even found its way into
the Alligator office.,
This protest, which an "irate'"
student sent to the editor, stated
in part: "how must the famous
personalities that are performing

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Let's Look At The Facts


County Attorney

HE IS A VETERAN Q WORLD WAR II He served over three years in the service-28 months overseas.
He was awarded battle stars for his participation in am phibious engagements at Saipan, Tinian, Leyte, Lyn-
gayan Gulf and OJinawa-ended up in Japan. He was awarded commendation for his excellent work while a
member of an amphibious force. He is a member of the local post of the American Legion and Veterans of
Foreign Wars.
OE HAS PRACTICER LAW FOR 16 YEARS in various courts of the state, including circuit courts, Federal
courts, and the Florida State Supreme court. He is an experienced trial lawyer before courts and juries. He is
member of the American Bar Association, 8th Judicial Bar Association, Florida State Bar Association, Amer-
an Judicature Society and the Texas Bar Association. He has proven in the handling of many cases that he
as the ability to apply common sense with the principles of law.
IE IS AN ALUMNUS O TH- UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA He graduated from the University of Florida in
932 with a law degr e is a member in good standing of the University of Florida Alumni Organization.
e has been first, st, and always for the UNIVERSI TY OF FLORIDA.
IS ACTIVE IN CIVIC WORK He holds membership in the Chamber of Commerce, Alachua County
mane Society, Knights of P.ythias, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Barton T. Douglas has always
ked for the betterment of the civic welfare of Alachua County.
son. He is a good man and a good citizen. HIS WORD IS HIS BOND. '
IS A LIFELONG RESIDENT OF ALACHUA COUNTY. He is 40 years old' and has gained mature judg-
nt and experience from hard work and application in his chosen fiell. His foundation has been built on

rk, diligence, and study. He is married and lives with his wife and mother in Gainesville.
WILL USE COMMON SENSE with each case that is presented to him for prosecution realizing that the
y of the prosecuting officer is to protect the innocent as well as to insure punishment of the guilty. He will
ecute each case fearlessly, faithfully, and h6nestl y. He is fully aware that this is The People's office.
TON T. DOGLAS RECEIVED A VOTE OF, CONFIDENCE in the first primary which placed him the high
idate in the race for County Attorney, so let's all join actively with our friends for success on May 25th,


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Intramural Board

Sports Managers

Named By Cherry
Coach Spurgeon Cherry an-
nounced the remaining positions
on the 1948-49 intramural board
this week. The board of nineteen
men is now complete and ready to
function next year.
The sports managers named
were: touch football-Jim Powell,
basketball Wally Gillett, voley-
ball Ralph Taylor, softball -
Don Nichols, bowling-Jack How-
ell, shuffleboard Bob Margolin,
swimming and track-John Doher-
ty, water basketball-Don Mcin-
nis, tennis-Lee Wheeler, horse-
shoes and golf-Billy Fitch, hand-
ball-Jack Harlee, table tennis--
.Jack Shorstein.
The naming of these managers
completes the list of board mem-
bers, Previously announced were
Bill Moor, student director; Jul-
ian Clarkson, publicity director;
John Williford, asst. publicity di-
rector; Mrs. Nan Taylor, secre-
tary; Julian Diaz, Independent
League manager and all campus
sports; Rudolph Mikell, dormitory
manager and recreational clubs;
Bob Scott, fraternity manager and
faculty sports; Roy Cales, super-
visor of officials.

Typhus Fever

Can Be Reduced

Typhiss fever, long prevalent in
the South, can be vastly reduced
if home owners wage a concerted
effort to eradicate rats and mice,
Dr. E. R. Rickard, noted authority
on virus diseases, reported in a
recent address at the University
of Florida.
Speaking before a joint meet-
ing of the Phi Sigma Society and
the Southeastern Branch of the
Society of American Bacteriolo-
gists, Dr. Rickard pointed out
that the rat flea was the main
carrier, and partly attributed the
recent decline of cases of the com-
mon marine, or mouse type, ty-
phus to effective pest control.
par more cases of typhus are
contracted from, fleas 'on rats,
mice and pets in the home than
in feed stores, farm buildings and
garages as popular belief would
have it, he said.
Dr. ickard stressed the build-
ing of mouse proof homes, use of
good insecticides, rat control, and
control of-fleas on dogs, cats and
other pets, as prevention against
the fever.

Bollick Is Elected

Major (rub's Prexy
Gene Bolick, Miami, was elected
president of the University of
Florida Majors 'Club at the final
meeting of the organization Mon-
day night. Bolick will serve for
the 1948 Summer Session, and as-
sisting him will be the following
slate of new officers: 'Keith Ross,
vice-president; Hubert Richards,
secretary; ant- Bud Coit, treas-
Preceding the elections, retiring.
President John Bliziotes expressed
the aims and objects of the club
to prospective members. Miss
Weeks, women's physical educa-
tion 'instructor, followed with a
brief talk, entitled, "Our Heritage
Presents A Challenge". Coach Per-
cy Beard explained the congtruc-
tion of the new gymnasium, illus-
trating his remarks with dia-
Dean Dennis K. Stanley, of the
College of Physical Educaioqn,
Health, and Athletics issued a wel-
come to all University College
students present, who were plan-
ning to major in physical educa-
tion work, and included a special
invitation to co-eds.
Next meeting of the Majors
Club is scheduled for Monday,
June 14, at 7:30 p. m. in Building

on our stage react when they see
the mess an institution as large
and growing as the University
calls a stage. Why not bring this
to the attention of the persons in
charge of rehabilitationn' and get
something done about the dis-
graceful appearance of the audi-
torium stage?"
The stage equipment has been
in the auditorium for a number of
years, and officials feel that they
will be changed as an important
addition to the new additions being
made to all departments of the

Every 38 seconds fire breaks.
out in the U. S1 Every two min-
utes an American dwelling catches
fire. Every 50 minutes a person
dies in or because of a fire.



For Young Men



'Opp- And 'Housing' Are

Synonyms At Florida

Assistant Director of Housing
Carl B. Opp-former Florida stu-
dent, now Florida official has
lived on the campus almost con-
tinually since his student days
which began in 1935.
During this period of residence
at the University, Opp has risen
to assistant director of housing.
Long University Service
He served as graduate assist-
ant to the director of residence
from 1939 to 1940, when he be-
came executive assistant in the
Bureau of Employment and Place-
;ment, dean of students' office, in
1940-41, After graduation he
served as assistant director of res-
idence until 1942, when he took
over the reins of acting director
of residence for the period from
Through the war years and the
hectic housing conditions accom-
panying them, Opp became well
known to the students on the
campus. Besides his regular con-
tacts with students at the hous-
ing officee, many boys came to
lknow him through his direction of
'the monitor system and his long
period of dormitory residence.
In the fall of 1943, in his capac-
ity as director of residence, Opp
took over six fraternity houses
which were comparatively inac-
tive at the time, and placed stu-
dents in them In this way both
the fraternities and the students
benefitted from the use of the
Plant High Graduate
Born in DeWitt County, Illin-
ois, young Opp attended an Illin-
ois school. Later, in January of
1928, his family moved to Florida
where he entered the Ballast
Point school in Tampa. In May of
his first year in Florida, 12-year-
old Opp was stricken with polio,
but he went on to continue his
schooling and was graduated
from Plant High, in Tampa, in
1935, with high honors.
While going to Plant High, Opp
was a member of the order of
DeMolay, Associate State Scribe,
acting president of the student
body, editor of the school annual,
football business manager, pres-
ident of the National Honor So-
ciety and junior Rotarian.
Active As A Student
Four years at the University of
Florida added a long list of ac-

tivities to Opp's record- He began
with the office of finance chair-
man of the freshman clase's exec-
utive committee, added the 'Phi
Eta Sigma honorary fraternity in
1936 and served as its president
in 1936-37. He was a member of
the Honor Court in 1937-38, and
served as associate editor of the
Florida RevieW and the "F" Boolk.
He received the Sigma Delta
Chi Scholarship Award,' made Phi
Beta Kappa honorary fraternity,
was secretary of the Univyersity
Union Political Party in 1938, and,
served with the Executive Council
during the 1938 summer session.
From 19,35-37 he was student as-
sistant in the office of the dean
of students and s rved as assist-
ant in the library. In 193.8-39, he
was executive assistant in the
Student Labor Department.
Carl Opp' married Jacquelyn
Bailes on Oct. 10, 1942. He has
one son, James Walter, age three.

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you'll do when you graduate this June? If not,
consider the opportunity available to you in the
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Few jobs anywhere can match this offer.
When you win your wings and a Second Lieu-
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per month to start. The training you get before
and after you're commissioned is recognized as the
world's finest-and it equips you for a well-paid
lifetime career in military or commercial aviation.
You're eligible for appointment to the Cadets
if you're single, between 20 and 261/2 years old,
and have completed at least one-half the require-

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Talk the program over with men in your class
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Official newspaper of the University of ?'lorida, in Gainesville, Florida.
Published every Wednesday and Friday morning during the school
year, except holidays and examination periods. Entered as second class
mail matter.. March 8. 1948. at the post office at Gainesville. Florida, un-
der the act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Subscription rate $1.10 per se-
Editor-in-Chief .......................... Pen Gaines
Managing Editor ...................... Ted Shurtleff
Business Manager ..................... .Ken Richards
Executive Editor, Harold Herman; Features Editor, Marty Lubov; News
Editor, Elgin White; Assistant Sports Editor, Julian Clarkson; Clubs and
Organizations, Editor, Bill Dunlap; Music Editor, Gerald Clarke; Associ-
ate Editors, Morty Freedman, Jim Baxley.
Art: Ed Fluker.
Jack Humphries, Robin Brown, Peggy Clayton, Fran White, H. G. Davis,
John Edmunds, Charles Geer, Dewey Hutchins, Albion Hutchinson, D. R.
Lewis, Roger Long, Walter Martin, Joyce Moore, Jim M c E a d d y, Bob
Parks, Art Reich, E. W. Sharp. Jack Shoemaker, T. J. Thompson, Scott
Verner, Barton Johns. Jack Bryan.
Steve Grimes, Leland Hawes. Jack Ledoux, Bill Moor, Charles McGrew,
Sandy Schnier, Bob Weatherly, Steve Weller, John Williford.
Hugh Stump, Jr., Assistant Business Manag.r; Advertising Manager,
Ted Wittner; John Cornell, Circulation Manager; Mrl. Frumkes, Account-
ant; Ed Prange, Exchange Editor; Everett Haygood, Merchandising
Harry Yarbrough, Assistant Circulation Manager.
Advertising Representatives: Link Elozory, Jim Spencer, Jack Cadden,
Leon Handley.
Merchandising Assistants: Bill Perkins, Eirnest Kepp, Van Allen,
Charlie Abbot.

Seminole Comes Out On Time

Departing from the distasteful custom of past years, the
staff of the Seminole has produced an annual that will be
in the hands of students before they finish examinations.
To Editor Al Carlton must go congratulations for run-
ning one of the biggest annuals in the nation on schedule.
It will be a pleasant feeling to read the S e m i n o 1 e next
week instead of many months from now.

Hotter Classes Await Students

Along with the news that another top enrollment is ex-
pected for Summer School comes the revelation that there
will be six days of classes per week and the class hour will
be one hour and -twenty minutes in duration.-This seems
exceedingly strange, since last Summer we had the biggest
Summer School enrollment in the University's history, and
the classes were only 65. minutes long.
Not only do we have exceedingly long classes, but the
selection of courses that are being offered for the Summer
Session aren't exactly the best that can be -had at a Uni-
versity this size. It seems that instead of emphasizing the
importance that a Summer School of this size assumes, the
consensus of opinion seems to be, "It's going to be awfully
hot .. let's offer our poorest courses and let nature take'
its course."

Printing Plant A Must For Growth

It has been learned here that the cost of printing of next
year's campus publications has increased so much that the
Alligator will be cut in half, the Orange Peel, a third, and
the Seminole, a fifth.
This report should emphasize the Alligator stand on ac-
quiring a University of Florida printing plant. With every-
thing else on the campus expanding, it' does seem mighty
funny that the publications have to decrease.
The Board of Student Publications has been do in g a
wonderful job with what it had this year. The new board
spent almost a full night this week trying to solve those
problems arising for next year's publications.
May we soon find a concerted effort to put publications
up with the school.

We Must Achieve To Believe

"You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved
"With that statement, we want to put before you the
benefit you will derive by keeping the Honor System here
the most cherished tradition on the campus d u r i n g the
coming examinations.
Students should find that this honor system is for them-
selves. When the students finish school and enter into the
busy scenes of life, they will be useful members of society
and qualified to s e r v e themselves and families, if they
have achieved honor.
We must remember that a man learns to do by doing,
that education comes from within, that the period you are
going through now is particularly favorable to the devel-
opment of self-government. This honor system is for you,
inwardly and outwardly. It's the .democratic way.
"You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved

Staff Reminisces As Year Closes

With this issue, the Florida ALLIGATOR closes its pub-
lications for the 1947-48 term.
This is almost the only place where this year's staff can
look back. We have had always to look to the next issue
week after week. .
We have attempted to present a student paper through-
out this year, and we have gradually built up our equip-
ment and office space that was in keeping with the ex-
pansion program this past semester.
We have printed more than 150 pages this semester, one
of the biggest, if not the biggest, Alligator in the history of
the University.
Beside the bigniess, we have constantly placed projects,
campaigns, contests, and other goals throughout each is-
sue. We have taken definite stands this year for, ideas that
would help the student body and the University.
We stood for: A bigger Alumni Association; a Univer-
sity public relations program; better infirmary and cafe-
teria; a bigger post office; continuation of the honor code
and student government in better ways; a University print-
ing press; building the groundwork for a great coeduca-
tional school; campus rehabilitation program, and on and
With 'a final comment, we want to urge higher ideals, a
greater unity, and more spirit among the campus activities
in the years to come.


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Monday, June 7, well over 500
graduating seniors will be con-
ferred degrees. They represent
the largest graduating class in
the history of the University of
Are we to make the vile as-
sumption that it is the best?
In America, we tend to think
so. For here we have concocted
the theory of "the bigger the
better" and with tremendous
drive we connive to achieve the
bigger. Cultural Europe, when
its hunger was not so intense,
often looked at us with disdain
as barbarians who do not compre-
.hend the finer things iin life.
Europe had some right to con-
sider our system as an educational
Ford plant putting out finished
and polished jobs, each alike and
each with its certain value-and
no more.
But if our graduates are prod-
ucts dumped off the end of a
conveyor belt, then the power is
erratic and some vital depart-
ments have been skipped.- For
some things are definitely mis-
sing and the final products are
incomplete. Like cars without
steering wheels or like railway
engines without tracks, we do
not know where to go.'
We need not roam far afield
to find an example. At the Uni-
versity of Florida it is practically
impossible for a non-history ma-
jor to get a firm grasp of Amer-
ican history. One such course,
from the Colonial period till today,
cannot be complete in less than
12 semester hours. A six-hour
course in American history is de-
signed for Public Administration
students and requires two pre-
requisites. That is the limit of
U. S. history at our University.
In a time when the world
situation demands a rededication
to democratic principles and to
the American way of life, the
majority of University of Flor-
ida graduates are leaving to face
a hostile world prepared only with
the cherry tree legend.
There are other flaws in our
marble palace of education. We
make Humanities compulsory, but
we see no need in buttressing or
explaining our predominate re-
regions. And as though these
conditions were not enough, many
of us are 'crippled by being
specialists, for we have probed
only into one restricted field and
have no knowledge of the invis-
ible motivations of man.
Our school is one isolated in-
stance, but multiply it by the
number of higher educational in-
stitutions today, and the grad-
uates they produce, and the
picture assumes a darker hue.
When we march out on Florida
field June 7, the worst mistake
we could make lies in the direct on
of presuming that we are edu-
For while we are proud pos-
sessors of many miscellaneous
facts, we have not yet fitted the
jig-saw puzzle into a pattern.
While we know one field down
to its mysterious intricacies, we
have not yet .found its relation
to the spirit, to God, to he
universe, or even to man.
Education has not, and perhaps
cannot, furnish us with the train-
ing we really need-the training
of the intuition. For the time is
papt, if it ever actually existed,
when man could sa'y that he had
grasped all the wisdom of the
day. No longer can we read one
set of fine books and'assume that
we are prepared for life. For
while perhaps there are 'no new
ideas under the sun, at least
new applications crop up every-
day, and we cannot know enough
to cope,with all.
Therein lies the need for in-
tuition. For only with the power
of cognition or insight can we
deal with the rapidly changing
thought of our time. Only then
can we choose between right and
And not among the least that
intuition will reveal to us is the
fallacy of our material world.
It shall teach us that all about
is decay, but that somewhere is
realness and eternity and good-
Someday, perhaps not until the
declining years of our lives, we
shall learn that the best things
in life are free .

Campus Opinions

0 Letters To The Editor

Bring Grant To U. of Florida
Dear Pen,
I would like to commend the Alligator for the printing of Jimmy
Grant's "Democracy's Manifesto." It was my pleasure to hear him
deliver his oration at the recent State American Legion Convention in
Panama City.
Jimmy competed with some 250,000 s t u d e n ts from all over the
country to win this $4,000 scholarship from the American Legion. This
is not the first contest he has won top honors. His record is:
In 1947: 1. Won State National Forensic League, and Second in
the National Forensic League Competitions.
2. Top honors in the International Knights 'of Pythias
speech contest. *
In 1948: 1. Again, won State National Forensic League competi-
tion and goes to finals in Nationals this month.
2. Won top honors in the American Legion National ora-
torical contest. -
Jimmy is Vice-president of his Orlando Senior High School Junior
class; and a member of the Order of Demolay, National Thespian So-
ciety, Broadway Methodist Church, and National Forensic League.
Why all this? The University American Legion Post hopes to have
him there to address the student body sometime this Summer, and to
sell him on the Univ. of Fla. He graduates from high school in June
and this is certainly an opportunity for the Univ. of Fla. to secure an-
other National Champion Speaker.
Ga. Tech and a couple of other schools are trying to get him, and
we are urging all groups and individuals here to get behind our. move
to sell Jimmy on the Univ. of Fla. Our Speech Dept. has already start-
ed to work.
Bill Scruggs, Jr.
University American Legion

By Jingo By Johns
By Barton Johns

The Miami Opera Guild has
announced that it will award an
annual vocal scholarship, valued
at $500, to a talented young
Florida singer. Deserving stu-
dents may possibly make their
debuts with the Guild's presenta-
tion of Metropolitan Opera stars.-
Interested singers may- contact
Dr. Arturo Di Filippi it the
University of Miami.
Saturday, May 15-As soon as
he finishes THAT WONDERFUL
URGE, Tyrone Power will leave
for the University of Tampa,
where he will deliver the com-
mencement address arid receive
an honorary degree. It is seldom
that a movie star receives such
recognition. Power will then
leave for Spain before returning
. Leonard Mosby has already
lined up an outstanding Lyceum
program for next year: the Ballet
Theatre, Cornelia Otis Skinner,
Jennie Tourel, and Albert Spaul-
ling. He is now looking for a
symphony orchestra that would
be able to make a Florida date
. With the help of the Unii-
vojrsity's agricultural experts,
more than 200 families in Flavet
*Village III have put in vegetable
gardens. Drop in on Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Wiggins if you like
fresh corn, tomatoes, snap beans,
and Spring onions The en-
gagement of the beautiful little

brown-eyed Anne Brumby to
Henry Carrington, law student,
will result in a June wedding.
And, no, you haven't been, seeing
double; the other little gal is
Holly Brumby, Anne's twin.
Monday, May 17-I guess it's
wedding time. Remember the
dancer Cyd Charisse in FIESTA
DANCE ? Well, she up and mar-
ried Tony Martin last week.
Tony's first wife was Alice Faye.
He apparently goes in for the
musical type Have you been
down to the Carpet Golf course
North of Usiversity Ave. on
Ninth? Try it, and have fun!
be here soon. Spencer Tracy,
Katherine Hepburn, Van Johnson,
and Angela Lansbury are a hit
in the movie version of the play
which we saw here last fall.
Hollywood ain't got nuttin' on us!

Local Rent Office
Will Assist You In
Your Rent Problems
Do you have a question about
rent control? Then write or call
the local rent office. The address
is 1301/2 West University Ave-
nue. Telephone number, is 2215.
Do not call members of the local
rent board for this information
at their homes or place of busi-
ness. All inquiries should be
made at the local Rent Office.

formance; in fact, of the evening,
I think, and deserves at least a
paragraph of praise, space for
which, I wish I had. Gloria Palter
was a very amusing cook. Bev-
erly Nelson, Mary Jane Miles, and
Batty Hall completed the cast.
"Outside," an original one-act
by Clay Fields, completed the
bill. If campus writers can pro-
duce other pieces o- this quality,
I think they certainly deserve per-
formance. Even though "Outside"
qualifies in my books as a drama-
tized incident rather than a play,
Fields accomplished some effec-
tive changes of mood and a very
good curtain. The play concen-
trated on moods rather than on
ideas and left me, at least, a
little unsatisfied. However, the
moods v-ere handled very well.
The cast consisted of Jerry Merlin,
George Kennedy, William Mor-
row, Dick Anderson, Thomas
Hicks, and Charles Parks.
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Exams are here again, and
with that morbid thought, we
come to the end of another year
at the University. And what a
year it was! The first year of
co-educa'ilon, amazing progress
on construction, biggest campus
election, inauguration of the presi-
dent, semi-weekly publication of
the Alligator, parties, dances,
exams, fights, brawls, arguing,
bulleessions, parades, floats, rad-
icals, conservatives, leftists, right-
ists, reds, pinks, sororities, girls,
boys, men, women and children
Just about everything that
could happen did happen on the
campus. 'Remember the big huff
that was raised over the protest
committee? Remember the Gator
canyons? You know, they never
did find those two freshmen that
were lost between the Florida
Union and the temporary dorms.
Anyone searched those sorority
houses ?
Remember how everyone pro-
tested against the New Look?
Now they're looking for some-
thing new to protest. Remember
how the boys yearned for more
and more girls down here? Well,
they'll get 'em. Now, they're
yearning for more money that
the yearn for more girls has
brought about. Someday they'll
Remember our 1947 Seminole,
the biggest and latest yet? Re-
member our first football victory?
The students -went wild. A couple
of them are still in the infirmary.
Of course, everyone remembers
the storm that was created over
the creation of the Varsity Party.
Boy, there, was so mush bolting
from one party to another that
the Dixie Lilly Milling Co. started
a suit for an infringement on
their bolting rights.
Remember the big stink that
was raised in the C-5 department?
That wasn't anything. You ought
walk by the Chemistry depart-
ment .someday and see the stink
those boys can raise. I don't know
how they stand it. Maybe that's
why they sit down all day.
Remember how the Veterans
Administration fouled up on the
checks for the vets? Wonder
when they're gonna straighten it
out? And how about the opening
of radio station WGGG? The
biggest opening around here since
the Gator Club opened that first
keg of beer.
Remember when Greek Allen
was elected King Ugly, and cute
little Dotty Powell was elected
Cancer Queen? Some claim that
the election of King Ugly wasn't
representative, as a guy by the
name of Bob McKenney in Flet-
cher P is really the ugliest inan
on the campus. This campus or
any campus.
Remember when we had Pan-
American day, and everyone
walked around in sombreros say-
ing, "Hasty banana, my lum-
bago?" Reports are circulating
that some Latin American col-
leges are going to have a Pan
Florida Day, and they are going
to walk around in T-shirts and
o.d.'s and sing, "Lover, scratch
my back for me."
Ah, yes, it was a grand year.
But just wait 'till next year.
Well, Hasty banana, everybody.


And Stuff

By Gerald Clarke

Thursday saw the second bill
of one-acts presented by the Flor-
ida Players with, student direc-
tors from, the Drama Department.
While the whole program wasn't
up to the quality of the last one,
it was fairly worthwhile. All the
plays were quite unusual and
rather well-performed.
The bill opened with a harle-
quinade by Evrienov called "A
Merry Death,'" and directed by
Jayne Crane. Herman Shonbrun
played the traditional harlequiin
part and very well, I thought.
Austin Callaway in the role of
Pierrot was quite effective in
playing his inimitable self. By
the end of the play he had com-
pletely captured the audience.
Paddy Driscoll, Virginia Crews,
and Mildred Langford completed
the cast.
Second one-act of the evening
was Saroyan's "The Ping-Pong
Players" directed by Russ Foland.
In this play it seined that the
actors were definitely handi-
capped by an inferior book. It
was unusual to see a play built
around a ping-pong game, but the
effect the author intended did
not seem particularly clear. James
Mooney, Rosemary Flanagan, and
Eunice LsClerc were the victims
of the script, although their
efforts were valient. Still, I think
people were glad to see the thing.
"Tickless Time," a play by
Susan Glaspell and George Cram
Cook, was the third unusual
one act play.
Mildred Langford, as his wife,
was the bright' spot of the per-

Fambrough weaved toward the
hotel elevator, stepped into the
open shaft. and plummeted down
three floors. He rose painfully,
brushed off his clothes and looked
upward toward the open elevator
door. "You dumbell, you!" he
screamed indignantly. "I said
Smoe: If you had a pair of
false teeth that cost a dollar what
would you have?
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iEarly To Bed

This is a looking-backward col-
Today we look backward over
a year's columnizing and ask one
Was it worth it?
Was it worth the staying-up-late
despair, the frustration of a non-
committal typewriter, the agony
of a nearing deadline and an empty
page ?
Yes, it was worth it.
There is no privilege so great as
the one given a writer and special-
ly a columnist. He is the molder
of opinions, the reader-leader, and
the reader-follower, the happiness-
maker and the man of wrath.
If my writing has been one-mil-
lionth of this, this past year, then
the job is well done. Early To Bed
has faced heated criticism of the
pro-and-con variety and is purport-
ed to have gotten in hot water
more than once.
But it is gartifying to realize
that Florida men know that the
world is not bounded by the Plaza
of the Americas. And that a mor-
tarboard can easily become a hel-
There are a thousand ROTC
fields' in a thousand colleges. And
with every day of Congress a
thousand joes in oversize brogans
wonder when the trains will pull
in and when the- trains will pull
out with them on it.
So went the school year, a fate-
ful 8 months. How many June

graduates will trade in their B. A,
for an I-Am-An-Expendable slip?.
Or a mound of rocks?
The answer will come when we
forget .
That perhaps if one small part
of the billions being asked for war
were spent on the University of
Florida, then this school would be-
come one of the finest in the
That in hospitals all over the
county at this moment there are
men for whom the last blood-bath
is not yet over. These are th',
forgotten ones who fought fascisn
to the final breath, but will cr
out in the night when burnt-offer.
ings are consecrated to a false
And that the word freedom
sounds fine in American, but have
we tested its ring in Chinese or
Indonesian or Jewish .. or Ne-
gro ?
We might also remember that
when the last atomic weapon is
stilled, the silence will be awful.
Because the silence will be etern-

Slogan of college Coed: If at
first you don't succeed, try a
little ardor.
They were standing at her door-
way at the end of first dat.-c
She had resisted his affectionat
advances all evening successful'
but finally relented by granting
him a gentle goodnight kiss. f
"That'c your reward for beini'
a gentleman," she murmured.'
"For all my wasted labors," hep
muttered, "that's no reward-,
just workman's compensation.':



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