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Volume 50, No. 2

To Play
At Frolics
Four Freshmen
Signed by IFC
Gator Staff Writer
The Four Freshman and
Stan Kenton have been sign-'
ed for the Interfraternity
Council's annual Fall Fro Frolics,
lics, Frolics, it was announced late
Sunday by Bill Mad Maddox,
dox, Maddox, frolics chairman.
The official announce announcement
ment announcement stated that the con contract
tract contract price was 9,000. It
was speculated that this
would necessitate a ticket l
price in slightly excess of j
that charged in former
years, the exact prices to
be decided upon later.
The IFC plans to spend more
money and time in preparation of
decorations for Frolics than in
former years, Maddox said.
We began booking earlier this
year, thereby insuring a bigger
and better weekend-than for sev several
eral several years past, the chairman
said. Maddox, a junior from Jack Jacksonville,
sonville, Jacksonville, also handled spring fro frolics
lics frolics last semester and the concert
last January featuring Louis Arm Armstrong.
strong. Armstrong.
The Kenton band features seven seventeen
teen seventeen pieces and has for years
been pioneering its own brand of
music. Both outfits are f well wellknown
known wellknown collegiate favorites.
The contract signed this year
is of the iron-clad variety there thereby
by thereby preventing a repetition of the
events of last year, Maddox ex explained.
plained. explained. The chairman was refer referring
ring referring to last year when Billy May
backed out, necessitating the sign signing
ing signing of Kathy Carr and Art Moon Mooney.
ey. Mooney.
Scheduled for frolics weekend is
a game with SEC opponent, Van Vanderbilt
derbilt Vanderbilt which promises to be one
of the better games of the season.
As in the past, fraternity at attendance
tendance attendance at the formal frolics
dance will be stag"fu*ed over two
nights, Nov. 15 and 16. Maddox
was silent as to whether the tra traditional
ditional traditional weekend concert would
be held this year explaining, that
due to the preoccupation with
rush a great many details must
be held over for later Council
In the past, frolics has featured
such personalities as Les Brown,
Ray Anthony, Gene Krupa, Rich Richard
ard Richard Maltsby, Johnny Ray, Boyd
Rayburn and others of equal pro prominance.
minance. prominance.
Maddox also stated that there
has been some mention made of
suggestions to the effect that
spring frolics be held on one night
only. Spring frolics is usually not
as well attended as the fall af affair
fair affair and is not financially success successful.
ful. successful.
Gator Begins
News Broadcast
The Florida Alligator tonight be begins
gins begins a daily broadcast of news
over radio station WRUF.
The Alligator will sponsor the
5-minute broadcast each night at
10 oclock, and a 5-minute round roundup
up roundup of news each Sunday from 10
til 10:15.
Alligator Editor, David Levy,
said that the broadcast would
feature campus news in ex explanation
planation explanation of and in addition to
the news supplied by the Flori Florida
da Florida Alligator each Tuesday and
Announcer forth news broad broadcasts
casts broadcasts will be Mike Segal, editor
of the 1956-57 Seminole.
The broadcasts will be free of
advertising, Levy stated, and the
Florida-Alligator has assumed re responsibility
sponsibility responsibility for all statements
made on the broadcasts. The news
will be prepared, edited and deliv delivered
ered delivered by Segal and the staff of
the Florida Alligator, according
to Levy.


Florida Players, In 27th Season, Announces Schedule

Gator Staff Writer
Florida Players, celebrating its
27th year as a bona fide campus
dramatic organization, announced
last night their schedule of pro productions
ductions productions for the year.
The schedule will be made of official
ficial official at the Players open house
tonight in the P. K. Yonge Audi Auditorium.
torium. Auditorium. Officers and advisors of
the group will be on hand at 7:30
to acquaint new students with the
Players activities, according to
Dr. Leland Zimmerman, director
of the group.
Street Scene by Elmer Rice
is the first of four full-length plays
scheduled for production. The
p i a y, which received a Pulit Pulitzer
zer Pulitzer Prize in 1929. is most often!
described as a realistic social dra-J


sh Parking Problem
For This UF Student
Assistant Features Editor
At least one student on this campus wont have much difficulty
with parking restrictions this year. Van Vollmer, engineering stu student
dent student from Sarasota, has solved his transportation problem in a
rather unique way.

Vollmer will travel from his
fraternity house to the engin engineering
eering engineering builing on a one-wheel one-wheeled
ed one-wheeled vehicle called a unicycle. Af After
ter After years of experience at
riding the contraption lor plea pleasure,
sure, pleasure, he has found practical use
for it at the University.
Vollmer first learned to ride
a unicycle while serving with
the Navy on an aircraft carrier
stationed in Cuba.
Took 60 Hours To Learn
A friend of his in the service
had brought a unicycle from Cal California.
ifornia. California. Vollmer learned to keep
his balance on the apparatus
by riding along lines of fighter
planes on the flight deck, us using
ing using the airplane wings for sup*
port as he passed between them.
It took him sixty hours of
practice to master this skill
His favorite story about the
unicycle concerns an incident
which happened aboard the car carrier.
rier. carrier. During lunch hour on the
ship, he rode the cycle around
the chow lines to keep in prac practice.
tice. practice. Ont day, when the exe executive
cutive executive officer was examining the
lines, Vollmer wheeled around
a comer and knocked his super superior
ior superior on the ground before every everyone.
one. everyone. However, the officer took
the whole incident in good hu humor
mor humor and Vollmer continued his
riding practice until his tour of
duty was up.
The unicycle which the stu student
dent student now has on campus is fif fifteen
teen fifteen years old and stands waist waisthigh.

'Radio System' Set
For HC Parade
A radio system will guide the floats in this years Homecom Homecoming
ing Homecoming parade, Norwood Gay, parade chairman, announced yesterday.
The parade which will be the biggest in history, will begin at the
west end of the campus and run through downtown Gainesville to the
dispersal point on Main Street.

The committee expects a good
deal of participation from Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville residents and businessmen.
Already, Edwards Building Sup Supply
ply Supply has donated a truck to be
used in hauling floats, and Ro Robertsons
bertsons Robertsons Jewelers has donated
wrist watches as prizes for the
winners in the fraternity division.
Any other local merchants
interested in donating trucks or
trailers for float transportation
may contact Gay at the Florida
Blue Key Office.
Competition has been divided
into four divisions, including the
Orange and Blue fraternity di divisions,
visions, divisions, the sorority groups,
and the independent groups.
Two Shrine Bands
The Jacksonville Naval Air Sta Station
tion Station is sending a float and a color
guard group to the festivities. Al Also
so Also representing Jacksonville will
be two Shrine bands. In all,
there will be over 15 bands
representing high schools through throughout
out throughout the state.
There will be no limit plac placed
ed placed on the amount of money spent
or on the theme. Floats Will be
judged on' originality and inven inventiveness,
tiveness, inventiveness, not on size or expense.
All campus organizations wish wishing
ing wishing to enter floats in the Home Homecoming
coming Homecoming Parade may pick up entry
blanks at the Florida Union in information
formation information desk. The deadline for
these entries is October 3rd at
5 p.m. Any additional information
may be gotten from Gay at the
Blue Key office.
Members of the parade com committee
mittee committee include: Joe Ripley, assis assistant
tant assistant parade chairman and pa parade
rade parade marshall; John McCall,
technical co-ordinator; Leighton
Mank, in charge of special func functions;
tions; functions; Tom Marolgy, band con contact
tact contact committee; Sam Mitchell, in
charge of floats; John Terrell, pa parade
rade parade hostess committee; and
Tom Eastwood the judges asst.

ma. Rice, who also wrote On
Trial and The Adding Machine
writes Street Scene as a
straight forward examination of
| the American scene.
According to Dr. Zimmerman,
who directs the play, Rices
efforts result in an incomplimen incomplimentary
tary incomplimentary view of the pressures and
prejudices which exist among the
low income families in America.
Setting for the play is a run rundown
down rundown New York tenement. The
plot is woven around the Frank
Maurrant family and the tragic
events of their lives.
Street Scene Tryouts
Tryouts for Street Scene will
be held Wednesday, Thursday,
and Friday afternoons from four
to 7 in Room 239, Administration
Building. All students who are in interested

high. waisthigh. It originally came from an
English vaudeville act.
The unicycle is unlike a re regular
gular regular two- wheeled bicycle in
that the rider cannot coast on
it. He must pedal at all times
to keep the wheel in motion and
to retain balance. Steering is
accomplished by leaning in
the direction one wants to turn,
and by shifting the center of
gravity. This is the hardest part
about learning to ride a
cle, Collmer commented.
Uphill is Easier
Traveling uphill is easier than
traveling downhill, because in
the latter instance he must fight
the tendency of the wheel to
roll faster.
Riding a unicycle is very tir tiring,
ing, tiring, Vollmer said, because of
the constant pedaling. He plans
to use it only three times a
week for transportation.
-ilf Im late for a class, Ill
just tell the professor I could couldnt
nt couldnt find the handle bar, Voll Vollmer
mer Vollmer laughed.
Almost all his brothers at the
Sigma Phi Epsilon house have
tried to ride the unicycle, but
none have had success as of yet.
Vollmer wheeled through the
house on it during rush parties
this weekend;
Not only will Vollmer be seen
on his way to classes on the
unicycle, but he hinted that
he may pick up his date on it
sometime. Now, try to pic picture
ture picture that!

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Brochure Ready for Distribution
The 1957 Homecoming brochures, stacked here 'before Editor
John Totty, arrived last Wednesday and are already being dis distributed
tributed distributed to alumni and honored guests of the University.
This is the earliest that the Homecoming information booklet
has been ready for distribution in many years. The brochure em emphasises
phasises emphasises information concerning Homecoming which will be of
particular interest to alumni.
Approximately 25,000 copies will be sent out to encourage alum alumni
ni alumni to attend the festivities, Totty said.

terested interested in trying out for a role,
regardless of previous experience
in the theatre, are urged to at attend.
tend. attend. The play will be presented
Oct. 30 thru Nov. 2 in the P. K.
Yonge Auditorium.
Christopher Fryes Venus Ob Observed
served Observed is scheduled for presenta presentation
tion presentation Dec. 10 14. A sophisticated
comedy, the play is typical of the
fine writing displayed by Frye
in one of his better known plays,
The Ladys Not for Burning.
On March 19-22, the Players
will present Caucasian Chalk
Circle by Bertold Brecht. An
epic dramatist, Brecht is one of
the leading experimentalists in
the modem theatre. Modem, non nonrealistic
realistic nonrealistic forms and unusual stag staging
ing staging will highlight this difficult and.
extraordinary drama.

University of Florida, Gainesville, Friday September 20, 1957

Is. Wjjm
. . riding Unicycle
Little Change
In Enrollment
As of yesterday, enrolement fi figures
gures figures released b ythe Registrars
office show little variation from
last year at the same period cx-'
cept for a slight overall increase.
The Colleges of Engineering,
Arts and Sciences, Law, and Jour Journalism
nalism Journalism showed the most marked
expansion with inci'eases of 139, 71
40, and 38, respectively.
A new freshman class of 50
students more than doubled the
previous enrollment off the Col
lege of Medicine. The College of
Nursing began its first year with
a class of seven women.
The exceptions to the general
increase are the Colleges of agri
culture, Physical Education!, and
(Continued on page THREE)

George Bernard Shaws Misal Misalliance
liance Misalliance will be presented May 7-
10. This play promises the usual
witticisms of Irelands number numberone
one numberone playwright and will wind up
a full and varied season for the
Drama on campus has long
been synonymous with Florida
Players. The group, which re received
ceived received its charter in 1930, has
produced approximately 118 ma major
jor major plays. Over 350 student ac actors
tors actors and technicians have been
affiliated .with Players. Among
the many distinguished drama dramatists
tists dramatists and critics who are official
or honorary members are Corne Cornelia
lia Cornelia Otis Skinner, Claude Rains,
Hume Cronin, Jessica Tandy, Hen Henry
ry Henry Hull, Albert Decker, Edith

Importance of Good Thinking
Emphasized at Convocation

Tigert Gives
Main Address;
4,000 Attend
Gator Feature Editor
The necessity of thinking
in order to reach one's
goals was emphasized by
Dr. John J. Tigert Monday
morning, at the annual
Scholarship Convocation
which was held in the gvm gvmnasium.
nasium. gvmnasium. Approximately
4,000 students and faculty
members were present to
hear the former President
of the university speak.
The convocation, whjch was the
fourth of its kind, w'as presided
over by University President J.
Wayne Reitz. Reitz explained that
the purpose of the convocation
was to encourage and recognize
scholastic achievement on the part
of students, faculty and staff of
the university.
Seated on the speakers plat platform
form platform were winners of the J. Hil Hillis
lis Hillis Miller Memorial Scholarships
for 1957-58. The President explain explained
ed explained that presentation of these
awards had become a signifi significant
cant significant event on campus.
Robert C. Beaty, dean of stu student
dent student personnel, introduced those
on the platform "who had received
the Memorial Scholarships from
the University College and the
Colleges of Agriculture, Architec Architecture
ture Architecture and Fine Arts, Arts and Sci Sciences,
ences, Sciences, Business Administration,
Engineering, Pharmacy and Phys Physcal
cal Physcal Education and Health. In ad addition,
dition, addition, he recognized the student
who won the Stewart Thompson
Memorial Award for the College
of Medicine.
The objective of the scholarships
is to stimulate learning by re rewarding
warding rewarding students of outstanding
personal qualities who have de demonstrated
monstrated demonstrated superior scholarship,
Beaty said.
Reitz then introduced Dr. Tigert
who was president of the Univer University
sity University until his retirement in 1947.
Dr. Tigert spoke on the subject
of Man Thinking. He said that
thinking enveloped the jfields of
education, scholarship, research
and experiment.
Mans function is to reason,
he explained. Man attains this
goal by thinking.
Technical training, professional
learning and extracurrcular acti activities
vities activities are all a part of this pio piocess.
cess. piocess. Scholarship, however, ranks
far above these elements, Tigert
Tigert recalled reports on Amer American
ican American universities in general which
claimed our institutions of learn learning
ing learning did not have a proper sinse
of values. One critic said, Real
knowledge is sacrificed for teach teaching
ing teaching tricks of the trade. Cover
all of the broad areas of learn learning,
ing, learning, such as knowledge in reading
writing, speaking, mathematics
and language.
The end result of these efforts
at Florida is the program offered
by the University college.
Dr. Tigert referred to the ad advanced
vanced advanced civilization of the Greeks
in these fields. He pointed out
leaders in science, philosophy, his history,
tory, history, art, athletics and speech dur during
ing during the Golden Age in Athens.
Later when the first universi universities
ties universities were founded the study of
law, medicine and philosophy was
stressed, the speaker added.
Dr. Tigert then tied the topic
in with our university by explain explaining
ing explaining some of the history of land
grant colleges. Land grant colleg colleges
es colleges came into existence during the
civil war, and were designed to
(Continued On Page THREE)


Atwater, George Freedley, and
John Mason Brown.
Last years major productions
included Family Portrait by
Leonore Coffee and William J.
Cowan, The Plays the Thing
by P. G. Wodehouse, "The Cruci Crucible
ble Crucible by Arthur Miller, and The
Happy Time by Samuel Taylor.
New technical director for Play Players
ers Players from Ohio State is John Kirk.
John Van Meter, Florida Players
social director, is returning to
the University after a two-year
leave of absence. Dr. Leland Zim Zimmerman,
merman, Zimmerman, who has acted as di director
rector director of Players for the past
three years, will direct Street
Scene and Caucasian Chalk
Circle while Mr. Van Meter will
direct Venua Observed and

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3 HC Queen Entrants and Chairman
I>. Trickel, Homecoming Queen contest chairman, seems to enjoy his job as he sits with three
of the entrants in the contest. Entered for judging as queen for the Oct. 18-19 weekend and their
sponsoring organizations, are, left to right: Norma Sarra, Alpha Delta Pi; Ruth Dyer, Pi Lambda
Phi and Bell, Phi Gamma Delta. The contest closes Friday at 5 oclock. (Gator Photo by

Fall Frat Rush
Termed Success
By IFC Leaders
Fraternity fall rush, which end ended
ed ended Sunday night was termed
very successful by Joe Ripley,
IFC rush coordinator.
The rush tag system is terri terrific.
fic. terrific. It is much easier on rushees,
fraternities and IFC policemen,
was the comment of Dave Strawn,
IFC vice president.
This year as in the past fra fraternities
ternities fraternities have stressed the impor importance
tance importance of scholarship, the availa availability
bility availability of making life-long friends,
brothership and the other tradi traditional
tional traditional intangibles.
Ripley said, I think that rush
went very well. We had eight
or nine alleged violations, very
few of which were premedited,
the vast majority begin acciden accidental.
tal. accidental.
Information as to the sizes of
the pledge classes was unavail unavailable
able unavailable at press time as the prospec prospective
tive prospective fraternity members status
was not officail until late yester yesterday
day yesterday afternoon.
It was announced that of about
1500 male first semester fresn fresnmen
men fresnmen approximately 80 per cent
or 1,200 signed up for fraternity
rush, thereby making themselves
prime targets for the Universitys
twenty-five nationally affiliated
chapters and its lone local colony.
Strawn also commented that
Dean of. Men Lester Hale had
visited several chapters and ex expressed
pressed expressed his desire for dry rush rushing.
ing. rushing. The opinion ventured by
Strawn, was that rushing sans
spirits was remarkably success successful.
ful. successful.
Most notable difference from
last years recruitment, in the fra fraternity
ternity fraternity brothers mind, Ripley
said, was the comparative scar scarcity
city scarcity of those who wished to wait
around a couple of semesters in
order to find out how demanding
{he academic schedules would
High Holy Day
Services Slated
High Holy Day services, con conducted
ducted conducted by Rabbi Fredrick C. Sch Schwartz,
wartz, Schwartz, will be held beginning with
the Rosh Hashana observance to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow evening at 7:30 at the
Hillel Foundation. A morning ser service
vice service will be held at 10 oclock
The ceremonies will be conclud concluded
ed concluded Oct. 4 and 5 with Yom Kippur
services at 7:30 Friday evening
and 10 a.m. Saturday. A Break Breakthe-Fast
the-Fast Breakthe-Fast reception and dance hon honoring
oring honoring the Freshman will be held
that same evening at 8.
Lox and bagel brunches will be begin
gin begin on Sunday.
Campus Polica Housed
In Old WRUF Station
The campus police have moved
their headquarters from the plant
and grounds building to the OLD
WRUF station on Radio Road.
The new phone numbers are 702
and 703, where there will be some someone
one someone on duty 24 hours a day.

Queen Entries Due
For Homecoming
Four entries were submitted during the first day of the 1957
Homecoming Queen contest which officially began yesterday.

The deadline for all entries
5 p. m. Friday, Sept. 27 and
the first phase of judging will
begin Sunday night at the Uni University
versity University Auditorium, according to
Bill Tricke, contest chairman.
Contestants will be judged in
formal wear, campus wear and
tor personality. The judging will
be weighted 40 per cent, 40 per|
cent, and 20 per cent respective respectively.
ly. respectively. Formal wear and personality
judging will be held on Sunday
night and. casual wear and final
judging will take place the follow following
ing following night.
The 1957 Homecoming Court will
New Uniforms
Sported at 1
Medical Meet
Nursing students wore their un uniforms
iforms uniforms and caps for the first time
at the First Annual Convocation
of the College of Medicine and
College of Nursing held at the J.
Hillis Miller Health Center Audi Auditorium
torium Auditorium last night at 8.
The uniform and caps were* cho chosen
sen chosen by the first year class which
now enters its second year. The
uniform will be worn during stu student
dent student days and the cap will be
worn for the rest of their profes professional
sional professional career as the symbol of the
College of Nursing.
Guest speaker for the convoca convocation
tion convocation was Dr. John D. Dietrick,
dean of Cornell Medical College,
who spoke to medical and nurs nursing
ing nursing students on the importance of
building a philosophy toward life
as well as a career in the health
Deitrick participated in the I
planning of the J. Hillis Miller j
Health Center in 1952 as a mem
ber of the executive committee
of the Original Medical Center
The convocation was presided
over by Dr. Russell S. Poor, pro provost
vost provost of the Health Center. Dean
of Nursing Dorothy M. Smith
will address the welcome to the
class and Dr. George T. Har Harrell,
rell, Harrell, Dean of Medicine, will intro introduce
duce introduce Dr. Dietrick.
No Replacement named
To Dr. Dickey's Post
No replacement has yet been
named for Dr. Dallas C. Dickey,
Professor of Speech, who died on
August 21 in Gainesville.
Succumbing to surgery at the
age of 53, Dickey served the Uni University
versity University for eleven years. Dr. Dic Dickey
key Dickey came here after teaching at
Louisiana State University
where he had obtained his De Degree.
gree. Degree.
He is survived by his wife and
one son, former Florida halfback
Douglas Dickey, who presently
is serving as a lieutenant in the
Air Force at Colorado Springs,

11,000 students
at university
of florida

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be announced Oct. 1, and the
Queen will be announced on Oct.
Any co-ed regularly enrolled in
the University of Florida with a
2.0 or better honor point average
and who is sponsored by a re recognized
cognized recognized campus organization is
eligible to enter the contest.
This year the Queen's float is
being donated by the Gainesville
Chamber of Commerce at no
cost to any of the sponsoring or organizations.
ganizations. organizations.
Judges for the contest are Fran Frances
ces Frances Layton, Florida Citrus Queen;
Steve Sessums, Florida Blue Key
president; Dick Pope, Jr., Cy Cypress
press Cypress Gardens public relations di director;
rector; director; Allen Skaggs, Jr., univer university
sity university News Bureau editor; R. H.
Finkemagel, Gainesville Chamber
of Commerce manager; and Bill
Ray, Silver Springs public re-,
lations director.
Members of the committee as assisting
sisting assisting Trickel are Jim Gerwe,
Lynn Day, George Lewis, Pat
Jowers, Fern Totty and Joe Tho Thomas.
mas. Thomas.
Football Seating
Like Last Year
Football seating arrangements
this fall will be handled much
the same as they were last year,
according to Lew Kapner, chair chairman
man chairman of the Football Seating Com Committee.
mittee. Committee. |
The drawing for blocpt seats
will be handled by the Honor
Court and will take place on the
Wednesday afternoons prior to a
home game. Each group represen representative
tative representative will draw for himself. Any
group which can apply for more
than 40 tickets is eligible for block
seating. Fraternities and any othe otheer
er otheer interested groups wanting
block seats will have to turn in the
student activity cards plus a $2
ticket stub for each date ticket
wanted to the student government
office between 2 and 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday. I. D. cards will be
accepted until the activity cards
are issued.
Individual seats will be avail available
able available from 2 to 5 p.m., Tuesday
through Friday, and on Saturdays
from 10 a.m. until game time.
Tickets will be staggered in aut h
away as to give all students an
equal chance for getting the best
seats. Flavet residents will be
seated in the card section.
Kapner also announced that any
handicapped or disabled studens
could pick up their tickets in the
Student Government office Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday afternoon.
University Professor
Released from Hospital
Professor Macmillan H. John Johnson
son Johnson was released from Alachua
County General Hospital follow following
ing following a brief stay while he recover recovered
ed recovered from minor injuries received
from a collision in which his mot motorcycle
orcycle motorcycle hit an automobile. He bad
been admitted last Tuesday.


Page 2

Outside the Classroom

One aspect of college life which has
not received enough attention in recent
years is education beyond the classroom,
in the form of lectures, debates and pub public
lic public speeches by professors and men who
have something to contribute to our
knowledge of things in general.
In this day and age of mass appeal
and educational TV, we are apt to for forget
get forget that the simple debate on a thought thoughtprovoking
provoking thoughtprovoking topic is £till apropoeven
more so as the emphasis on the fully-ed fully-educated
ucated fully-educated man begins to take shape in
American universities and colleges.
The number of debates, lectures
speeches of a general nature on the
Florida campus has been definitely on
the wane. Students, w feel, would not
only benefit from increased emphasis on
this, but it would do much to fill the
void which has been growing as the re result
sult result of a more impersonal relationship
on an ever-growing campus.
The University Lecture Series Com Committee,
mittee, Committee, faculty-group sponsor of such
events, could do lots more to fulfill its
role. Topics of a thought-provoking na nature,

Good Orientatation Week

Orientation Week is over and near nearly
ly nearly 3,000 new and transfer students have
become oriented to the University of
The five-day series of forums, talks
and tours around the campus were the
final and visible signs of months of
planning and organizational work by
Dave Strawn, student director of orien orientation,
tation, orientation, and his staff.
The orientation staff is to be con congratulated
gratulated congratulated for the fine work which went
into the past weeks activities. Especial Especially
ly Especially since there were many new innova innovations
tions innovations in the program which made the
work of the orientation staff more dif difficult.
ficult. difficult.
The codified registration procedure
meant many hectic hours as orientation
group leaders sought to lead their
charges among the maze of rooms and
desks in the Administration Building.
This procedure, whereby freshmen

We have it on reliable authority that
reason 1800 rat caps were sold in a
few A ays at the Information Booth is
that a few of the students selling the
beanies there told students that rat caps
were required for fraternity pledging.
With the IFC selling fraternity rush
Cards right next to the rat cap sales sec section
tion section at the Booth, many new students
bought the caps not knowing that act actually,
ually, actually, no such IFC ruling exists for fra fraternity
ternity fraternity pledges.
Those rat-cap sellers should have
known it wouldnt work. Two days lat later,
er, later, when IFC representatives and hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of bewildered freshmen learned
the awful truth, off went the caps. The
result is that you can walk down a cam campus


College Raises Fees for New Salaries

Park College has announced
that, effective September, 1957,
fees will be increased from a total
of $896 to a total of $1096 per year.
It is pertinent to note that $l5O or
76 per cent of the increase, is in
administration points, will be
used to improve still further the
quality of academic programs
the heart and the principal func function
tion function of the college.
New levels of faculty sal salaries
aries salaries and departmental budgets
for both library needs and equip equipment
ment equipment are as vital to Park as
to any other institution seeking
to maintain and improve a first
rate academic program. Park has
not only taken steps to keep
abreast, but must act to remain
in the forefront, the statement
That Park is already a leader
in the quality of its program is
strongly evidenced by results in
the Graduate Record Exami Examinations,
nations, Examinations, in the placement of grad graduates
uates graduates in medical schools, in the
ability of graduates to earn fel fellowships.
lowships. fellowships. scholarships, and as assistantships
sistantships assistantships in graduate schools,
and to Parks high standing
among colleges which send their
graduates on to advanced degrees.
The record has been made by
ar able and dedicated faculty
in spite of low salaries and limited
budgets. Here are the facts about
Parks salaries:
(a) The salary scale has been
increased only one-third in ten
years, and at present levels the
most a Park professor can ex expect
pect expect to earn after years of pre preparation
paration preparation and service is $6,000
a year.
(b) Some graduates step from
college into jobs paying salaries
higher than those of their'major
professors at Park.
(c) The purchasing power ot
the faculty has not only declm declmed

Editorial Pag#

obtained their schedules for classes ac according
cording according to prepared forms, was a vast
improvement over past years. It seems
wise to us that freshmen, knowing little
about the University or University pro procedure,
cedure, procedure, should no have to stand in line
in the Gym and take pot luck on se securing
curing securing courses at favorable hours.
Freshmen this year knew that they
were receiving the same treatment ac accorded
corded accorded other new students, and the rela relative
tive relative speed with which they went through
the registration procedure was a mark marked
ed marked improvement over past years.
The entire Orientation staff should
be proud of the efficient, swift-moving
manner in which the activities were
carried out. It is another indication
that students, given the initiative and
responsibility to carry out an important
function of the University, can again
rate the phrase, congratulations job
well done.

Before Sundown...

pus campus street today and not spot a rat cap
in sight.
Perhaps it all goes to show that
when freshmen are required or be believe
lieve believe they are requiredto do some something,
thing, something, they do it. But when it comes to
school spirit, frosh are no different from
Dont get us wrong. Were not the
type to say gung-ho for school spirit
and ya-hoo for the antics of UF pro professional
fessional professional football team. But once in a
while, we sort of feel a freshman ought
to wear the freshmen cap.
A rose by any other name is still a
rose, but a freshman without a cap
should be tarred and feathered and rid ridden
den ridden out of town before sundown.

ed declmed over the years, but it has de declined
clined declined more than that of most
other groups.
(d) Tenure, pension plans, and
other traditional fringe benefits
are now common to most profes professions,
sions, professions, so they are no longer
the striking advantage they once
In 1947 educational expenses
were $237,000; in 1957 they will
be $561,000, more than double. In
1947, when the higher number of
students reflected veteran enroll enrollments,
ments, enrollments, tuition costs were S3OO
per year; in 1957 they will be
S6OO, exactly double.
A generl tightening op of ad admission
mission admission requirements at Wayne
State Universitys Law School
was announced recently by Ar Arthur
thur Arthur Neef, vice-president and
dean of the Law School. New
requirements include a higher
honor point average for all ap applicants,
plicants, applicants, effective this month,
and a mandatory Law School
admissions test starting in Sep
tember, 1958.
Applicants with a bachelors
degree. from an accredited col college
lege college now need an honor point
average at least two-tenths of a
point above the minimum re required
quired required for the degree. In the
past students were admitted to
the Law School as long as they
had a degree from an accredited
college. There was no specified
honor point requirement.
Applicants desiring entrance
after three years of college now
need an honor point average of
at least four-tenths of a point
above the minimum required
for the degree. Requirement for
pre-degree entrance previously

ture, nature, whether they be on technical mat matters,
ters, matters, or on political topics which run
contrary to U. S. foreign policy, should
be discussed.
A college know s no bounds in its sub subject
ject subject matter or at least this is our as assumption
sumption assumption of an academically frefe insti institution.
tution. institution. This does not mean to. stress
topics just for the sake of arousing con controversy
troversy controversy but to stimulate healthful in intellectual
tellectual intellectual discussion and public thought.
The class officers, representing their
respective classes, could probably do
much to sponsor public lectures and de debates.
bates. debates. The University does not neces necessarily
sarily necessarily have to draw a big public name
every week to give an address on the
campus, for we have many educators
here in Florida who are more than well
qualified to discuss particular issues and
We would suggest that the increased
use of debates, lectures and speeches
be taken under consideration as a means
of broadening public information and
knowledge and providing an outside-the outside-theclassroom
classroom outside-theclassroom means of education.

was three-tenths of & point above
the minimum.
At present an admissions test
is not mandatory but recom recommended
mended recommended and is the basis for
consideration of students who
are slightly below the honor
point requirement.
Dr. John E. Glavin, admis admissions
sions admissions director of the Law School
said the requirements were
raised after careful study of
records of men who have failed
during their first year or so at
the school. Usually they had a
bare C average, he said.
"Weve raised our standards to
insure that students have a good
chance of success and we know
the mortality rate will be re- __

Psst... Green Stickers?

September 24,1957

Rush Week is Greet...


Some Fascinating Places Besides G'ville

One of the most exciting
things about summer is travel.
I dont mean excursions to Day Daytona
tona Daytona or Bean City. Im speak speaking
ing speaking of traveling to faraway
places with strange-sounding
names. Many Florida students
traveled quite extensively this
summer and this morning I
should like to report to you
some of the fascinating places
they visited.

Sally Patica,
well-known Tri-.
Nu, spent most
of her summer
on Beauti f u 1
Bingo Island.
Sally showed me
a brochure from
Bingo Island
which read;
Friends do
you want a va-
cation chock-full
of adventure a:


excitement? Then come to Beau Beautiful
tiful Beautiful Bingo Island. And while
youre here be sure to see
MigJhty Mount Yamagayama Yamagayamagayali,
gayali, Yamagayamagayali, the only active volca volcano
no volcano on Bingo Island. Youll thrill
to fiery grandeur, youll dodge
flying rocks, to the haunting
strains of the native ukelele
band playing Lava Come
Back To Me. Eruptions
nightly at 8:30 and 10. Matinees
on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Dont miss Bingo Islando, locat located
ed located 2 miles east of scenic Eni Eniwetok
wetok Eniwetok Islands.
Harlow J. Finch traveled to
Exciting Kenya, land of my mystery
stery mystery and the Dark Continent.
MURF'S column

Greeks Like Rush More than Coeds...

Gator Feature Editor
Will I ever be glad when
fraternity rush is over*' a
girl exclaimed the other night
in the dorm. Ive been sitting
here every night since Orienta Orientation
tion Orientation started while so-and-so has
been partying at those frater fraternity
nity fraternity houses.
The turn of events which has
taken place on this campus the
last week will probably not be
repeated for at least another
year. Florida co-eds who are
usually very active socially
found they had a rival which
went under the name of fra fraternity
ternity fraternity rush.
Its no rare occurrance to see
datable young girls sitting home
nights while frat men scuttle
rushees into cars and take them
into the persuasive atmosphere
of the old fraternity house.
Meetings which last into- the
early hours of the morning
have been causing the men on
campus to have a general lack
of sleep and interest in the
opposite sex.
Not only have freshwomen suf suffered
fered suffered the last few evenings but
upperclasswomen sit night after
night in dorms and sorority
houses complaining about the
lack of something to do.
Talent night was no exception

Howlow tells of the friendly
Mau Mau guides that show showed
ed showed him around the charming
towns and settlements. Harlow
stated that it is silly for Am Americans
ericans Americans to be afraid to travel
in Africa.
The natives were quite friend friendly
ly friendly as long as you let the sacred
animals accompany you on your
excursions through the country.
Harlow remarked that a friend
of his was traveling with some
sacred hyenas one day when
one of the animals went into a
bar and ordered a shot.
The bartender took five dol dollars
lars dollars from the animal for the
drink and said, This is the
first time I have ever seen a
hyena come into a bar and or order
der order a drink. The hyena laugh laughed
ed laughed and said, Yeah, and at five
bucks a shot itll probably be
the last.
Small South American coun countries
tries countries are always interesting
places. One never knows from
time to time when a revolt
might begin which is always full
of color and excitement. For a
little dash of excitement one
might follow the example of
Becky Greer who spent her sum summer
mer summer commanding guerilla forc forces.
es. forces.
Becky said that the Spanish
language was quite easy to
learn. For example if you
hear ''Digale que sobre you
should be able to guess the
translationthe girl is sober.
Or if you hear "Donde
stara Juan? you should
know that It is easily translated

to the situation either. At no
time in my two years at this
University have I seen men
more interested in looking over
the crop of freshman boys than
girls. The traditional stag line
was there, all rightbut all
eyes were turned toward the
male half of the dancers.
Freshmen were guided from
the arms of their dancing part partners
ners partners to shake hands with bro brother
ther brother so-and-so from the house,
and girls found themselves
playing second fiddle to a frat
pin most of the evening.

This time next week, how however,
ever, however, the situation will be re reversed
versed reversed almost completely, as
sorority rush swings into action.
This weekend the girls will at attend
tend attend icewater teas one after afternoon
noon afternoon only. The real shortage in
females will be evident during
the formal parties next week weekend.
end. weekend.
Unlike fraternity rush, where
bids are rather openly discuss discussed
ed discussed between frat men and rush rushees,
ees, rushees, panhellenic has set up a
silent treatment program.
Sorority rush itself may not be
mentioned between Greek wo women
men women and rushees. Hush week
precedes rush week for wo women
men women at Florida.
In the meantime, freshwomen
gather in rooms in their

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into Wheres the Head?
Penny Cillin, well-known in infirmary
firmary infirmary nurse, traveled to Gay
Paree, the City of Love. Ooh,
la, la. Imagine the thrill of
stepping off your train and
shouting La fay ell e, were
here Imagaine walking down
along the Seine and hearing the
tender talk of people in love.
Penny said that while she toon
the famed walk she overheard
the following conversation .
May I kiss you? Silence.
May I please kiss you? Si Silence.
lence. Silence. Say are you deaf? No
are you paralysed ? Penny
said that when youre in Paris
you know that love makes the
world go round; but then so doe 3
a good swallow of tobacco juice.
Scotland seems to be popular
with many tourists. Oedipus
Rhinegold worked his way
through Scotland this summer
serving as a caddie at a Scotch
country club. On his first day
at work a Scotchman approach approached
ed approached him and asked Oedipus if
he was to be his caddie. Yes,
sir, replied Oedipus. The
Scotchman then asked And
how are you at finding lost
balls? Oedipus replied Very
good sir. His employer then
said Well look around and
fine one and well start the
Well, all in all, no matter
where we spent our summers
we should be overjoyed to
be back in Gainesville, city of
danger and intrigue. Remem Remember,
ber, Remember, its not much but its all we

dorms, discussing sororities and
repeating rumors they have
heard about each. Sorority wo women,
men, women, on the other hand, pre prepare
pare prepare their houses for rush par parties
ties parties and discuss likely pros prospects.
pects. prospects.
In a few weeks rush in its
formal phase will be over and
other events will take first place
in the minds of Florida students
in general. Those who went
through rush will be seen going
to classes in the everyday rou routine
tine routine of school. Some will wear
pledge pins of their Greek af affiliation,
filiation, affiliation, and some will not. But,
all will look back over these
hectic weeks and repeat the old
saying that Rush sure Is h h
h *
Congratulations are in order
for Dave Levy and his staff who
were responsible for the talent
which was presented last Fri Friday
day Friday night. The show was well wellplai
plai wellplai led and ccessful in my
opinion. Thanks also to Don
Vining and Chuck Yulish who
M.C.d the program and enter entertained
tained entertained the audience of about
4500 students.
To the Freshmen who appear appeared
ed appeared on stage Friday night may
I say you were great, and I
hope this experience will be a
preview of your work on this
campus In the future.


Group Leader Learns Much
From Orienting Frosh

A rat cap, a handful of
IBM cards, a question. This
is a Florida freshman at re registration.
gistration. registration. His days are fill filled
ed filled with trips to the Florida
Union, lectures by University
officials, r and complaints about
his tired feet and the weather.
His interests are rush, the girl
he met the other day, and
the prospects of cutting a re required
quired required group meeting.
To an upperclassman he is
the shadow of personal recol recollections
lections recollections of another Orienta Orientation
tion Orientation Week a few years back.
His questions are the echos of
curiosity that demanded satis satisfaction.
faction. satisfaction.
Orientation is the only time a
newcomer to the University is
literally taken by the hand and
led around the campus. It is the
first of many contacts with stu student
dent student organizations and govern government.
ment. government. It is his introduction to
a life of inquiry.
I stood in the gym, holding my
group number card, looking
over the group that had been
assigned to me. Wouldn't
trade places with them for
anything, I said to myself, re recalling
calling recalling the year I was a fresh freshman.
man. freshman.
I know how they must feel*-
sure am glad Im through with
that. Yet, despite the fact that
I had a two year edge on those
twenty-four people. I was uneasy
about the prospect- of guiding
them through this week. The
first week of college life can
make or break a freshman and
the group leader has a
small but definite part in the
general impression to be gotten
those first five days.
The newness of Orientation
carried over to our first meet meeting
ing meeting following grouping in the
gym. First roll call, then ques-


Youngsters Marry Earlier
Today than in Past Years

Recent surveys have shown
that boys and girls of today
tend to marry at an earlier age
than did their parents and
grandparents. Thus, colleges
and universities find them themselves
selves themselves with increasing numbers
of young, married students.
The students themselves are
divided upon the question of whe whether
ther whether or not being married
helps or hinders college stu students.
dents. students. About a third of the stu students
dents students believe being married
helps a student in his studies
while another third are unde undecided.
cided. undecided. About a quarter of the
students think marriage hinders
Associated Collegiate Press
gathered collegiate opinion on
this issue by asking the follow following
ing following question of the representa representative
tive representative national cross-section of
college students:
STUDIES? The results:
Men Women Total
Helps 42% 29% 37%
Hinders 20% 33% 25%
Undecided ... 33% 38% 38%
The figures indicate a sub substantial
stantial substantial gulf between the men
and coeds, \.lth men holding
more to the opinion that marri marriage
age marriage helps college studies.
Students believing marriage
helps college students in their
studies generally feel that it
has a stabilizing influence and
gives the student more of a psy psychological
chological psychological lift. Many also be believe
lieve believe that marriage tends to
help a student mature and pro prov
v prov i d e s increased motivation.
Here are some remarks typical
of these and other points of
If financial problems are
solved, I think it (marriage)
would be a tremendous help,
is the feeling of a freshman co coed
ed coed attending Long Beach City

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tions, then the emerging erf per personalities
sonalities personalities and attitudes in my
group and the week was
It's surprising what a person
can forget when confronted by
inquisitive freshmen. Its even
more surprising what can be
learned by listening to a lec lecture
ture lecture by someone like Dean Lit Little.
tle. Little.
Satting in on a forum instead
of sneaking out for coffee may
turn out to be more education educational
al educational than two years of study in the
respect that it may renew ideals
and attitudes desired by an
old-timer or may even go so
#far as to encourage a new out outlook
look outlook on thfc old business of learn learning.
ing. learning.
The freshmen, too. are a
source of knowledge. One never
fails to learn something new
in human relations in a situa situation
tion situation such as this. As gradu graduates
ates graduates of high school they seem
so mature in their reasoning
with regards to college life. Con Confidence
fidence Confidence in the future, readiness
to meet whatever may con-,
front them and optimism that
these next few years will be rich
ones in their lives are quali qualities
ties qualities of freshman thinking that
impress me and remind me that
their goals are much the same
as mine have been.
Perhaps .the best way to ]j>ut
it would be to simply say that
the experience of orientation is
rich in discovery for both
freshmen and group leaders
alike. By Friday afternoon we
all breathe a sigh of relief and
say, I'm glad all that is
finally over. But few will come
out of It all without a new idea
or outlook on this University
and what it offers all student*
who will take advantage of the
learning to be gotten here.
A Group Leader

College (Long Beach, Calif.) and
/a senior at Oswego State Teach Teachers
ers Teachers College (Oswego, N. Y.)
believes that a married student
finds more time for study and
has a better reason for getting
A Rochester Institute of Tech Technology
nology Technology (Rochester, N.Y.) senior
coed states that married stu students
dents students are not so apt to run
around, they stay -t home and
study more. And a Mississippi
coed has muc the same idea
as she says: A married stu student
dent student is more settled and is
ready to study rather than find
a date for tonight. A Bar Barnard
nard Barnard College (New York City)
freshman coed simply says:
Marriage is a stabilizer.
Students who think marriAge
hinders rather than helps col college
lege college students in their studies
usually cite two main reasons
for their beliefs. First, they
feel that money problems are
too great to overeome. And
second, they believe marriage
adds a great many problems
which cause more worry, etc.
Here are several comments re representing
presenting representing these views:
Financial worries and family
responsibilities are too great,
is the opinion of a senior coed
attending the College of St. Ca Catherine
therine Catherine (St. Paul, Minn.), while
a junior at Bernard Baruch
School of Business (City College
of New York) thinks there is just
too much additional respon responsibility.
sibility. responsibility.

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New Physics juilding Going Up
Physics students will have to be satisfied with Benton Hall, until the new physics building
under construction on Stadium Road, West of the Hub is completed. The new building, begun
last year, is expected to be completed in time for the 1968 Fail semester.

Considerable Change in. Format
Slated for Next Orange Peel Issue

Bob Chalom, editor of the 1957-
58 Orange Peel, said last week
that the issue slated for campus
distribution next month would
parody a nationally famous
magazine." Chalom would not fur further
ther further identify the magazine to
which he was referring.
The editor indicated that the pub publication
lication publication will exhibit a radical
change in format, partially in re reaction
action reaction against the type of humor
formerly popular in the peel and
partially in order to abide by a
ruling. The Board last December
suspended the publication of the
Peel for an indefinite length of
time, but the suspension was later

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The action of the Board last
year was not without precedent.
Twice before the incumbent Uni University
versity University president has suspend suspended
ed suspended publication. Part of the Boards
action was the request of a di directive
rective directive to the editors of the ma magazine
gazine magazine by the Executive Council,
student governments legislative
arm, "demanding the ommission
of nude photographs . and re refer&ices
fer&ices refer&ices to sex beyond the de demands
mands demands of good taste . .
Chalom also indicated that he
had taken note of a Board mem members
bers members observation of a nation-wide
reaction against the type of ma material
terial material formerly included in the

The Orange Peel is a student-fee
supported publication and is dis distributed
tributed distributed free of charge to all re registered
gistered registered University students. The
custom in the past has been to
distribute the magazine at the
student information booth.
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give training in agriculture and
mechanical skills, without exclud excluding
ing excluding education in the fine arts
and other fields of knowledge.
The general purpose of such
colleges is to develop the coun country
try country and its resources by training
its men, Tigert said. He added
that progress in this type of insti institution
tution institution has been short of mira miraculous.
culous. miraculous.
The ex-president then recalled
the advances made in the state
of Florida due to the research
and study at this university. The
entire state has benefited by the
Universitys work in areas of beef
production, tobacco, soil research,
citrus production; and, in the fu future,
ture, future, nuclear research.
However, he stressed, the
greatest product is Floridas
men. Tigert named leaders in
government who have graduated
from this university, and pointed
to Student Government as the
training ground for most of these
Dr .Tigert is a graduate of Van Vanderbilt
derbilt Vanderbilt University and was the
first Rhodes scholar from the
state of Tennessee. He was affi affiliated
liated affiliated with Phi Beta Kappa scho scholarship
larship scholarship fraternity.
Dr. Tigert expressed his belief
in the bright future of this uni university
versity university and its students, and clo-.
sed by saying, Hope you will
enjoy it as I have.
University President Reitz then
recognized groups on campus who
had achieved high ranking in scho scholastic
lastic scholastic averages last year.
Leaders in averages in the dor dormitories
mitories dormitories were Section A of Buch Buchman
man Buchman Hall and Section Northeast
1 of Broward Hall.
Tau Epsilon Phi and Lambda
Chi Alpha placed first and second
respectively in fraternity scholas scholastic
tic scholastic averages for 1956-57. Among
the sororities Alpha Chi Omega
was highest, followed by Alpha
Omicron Pi.
, Interfraternity Council Scholar Scholarship
ship Scholarship Cup went to Lambda Chi
Alpha this year, and Panhellenic
Council awarded Scholarship Cups
to Phi Mu and the pledges of Al Alpha
pha Alpha Chi Omega.
Little Change
In Enrollment
(Continled from Page ONE)
Business Administration, with de decreases
creases decreases of 38, 15, and 10, re
The College of Forestry still
continued to be the only College
I without any female enrollment.
! Continuing the trend towards a
| greater female enrollment at the
j University, the Freshman class
i had 83 more women than lasi
year and the Sophomore class
chowed an increase of 82 women.
This year showed the smallest
amount of Veterans registered at
the University since 1947 with a
decrease of 168 since last year.
Once again the University pro proved
ved proved the attraction It had for out
of state students by registering
1287 non-Floridians, an increase
of 128 over last year.
So far the total enrollment
stands at 10,802, representing an
increase of 317, but the final
figures will not be released by
the Registrars office until late
registration is completed Satur Saturday
day Saturday afternoon.

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Engineer Co-Op Offers Ray, Experience

Gator Staff Writer
Valuable experience that paysj
substantial dividends is available
to engineering students through
the co-operative plan. A salary of
SSO per month higher than that
received by the average engineer engineering
ing engineering graduate and 2V4 years of ex experience
perience experience is carried into industry
by those completing the program.
The University of Florida Co Cooperative
operative Cooperative Plan for Engineering
Students enables future engineers
to get practical experience equal
to 2 years of actual on-the-job
work, in exchange for one extra
year of college.
The primary purpose of this
plan is ed* ~* ; on through practi practical
cal practical experience, according to Col.
Albert J. Stubblebine, coordina coordinator
tor coordinator of the plan. This plan begins
at the end of the freshman year
and continues for three years, and
the student spends his fifth year
at the college in further study. A
student must have a 2. average
to enter the plan.
There are many training advan advantages
tages advantages in this plan, which has been
used sucessfully in many colleges
including M.1.T., Georgia
Tech, Drexel and University of
Cincinnati. This plan gives an op opportunity
portunity opportunity for students to learn the
viewpoints of men and women, in
industry, to learn the true nature
of personnel and to adjust to work
and life in industry while the stu student
dent student is in his most adaptable and
receptive years.
This plan holds much for the
student in need of financial help
through college; for the students
receive from $250-275 per month
for their first semester, up to S3OO S3OO-for
-for S3OO-for their last semester. The
student receives salary increases
as he becomes increasingly more
responsible and qualified.
The students work on a team
of two, one works while one stu-
ROTC Offers
Flight Training
Selected senior Army ROTC
student will receive flight train training
ing training beginning in Octobe-r, Col.
Marvin A. Kreidberg announced
According to Col. Kreidberg, a
minimum of 15 cadets will be nn nnrolled.
rolled. nnrolled. Students selected may
take flight instruction and qua qualify
lify qualify for a private pilots license
at government expense.
According to the ROTC head,
those receiving flight training
must agree to serve three years
on active duty after being com commissioned
missioned commissioned and in addition must
agree to volunteer for Army
Aviation flight training and as assignment.
signment. assignment.
Flight examinations were com completed
pleted completed during the General Mili Military
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I large companies will only accept
| these co-operative students he ad adi
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rida Florida are: Chemstrand. Southern
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Gators' Offense
To Remain Strong:
Defense Doubtful

- / v-x- .>9

*-, Alligator Sports Editor
If things had proceeded as planned, Floridas Ga Gators
tors Gators today would have returned home from Los Angeles
with one game under their belts, and we would have
had some estimate of the strength of the Orange and
Blue eleven.
As it now stands, however, the Gators have four
davs of oractice remaining before the seasons opener,
now against Wake Forest instead of UCLA. The best
that can be said about the Florida eleven today is that
it is an unknown quantity.

Until they play their first game,
all one can do is guess about the
teams potentialities. Joe Halber Halberstein,
stein, Halberstein, Gainesville Sim Sports Edi Editor,
tor, Editor, yesterday predicted that the
Gators will have plenty of offen offensive
sive offensive punch, with the defense a
little bit on the doubtful side.
One cannot help but agree with
Halberstein. With a starting back backfield
field backfield consisting of Jimmy Dunn
at quarterback, Ed Sears at full fullback,
back, fullback, and Jim Rountree and Ber Bernie
nie Bernie Parrish at the halves, the
Orange and Blue presents a touch touchdown
down touchdown threat on every play.
Rountree, the senior back who
led the Florida team in scoring
last year, is a fine open field
runner with the speed to go all
the way. His mate at the other
halfback slot, Parrish, is an ex exceptionally
ceptionally exceptionally hard runner and a
fine pass reciever.
In Sears, the Gators possess

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one of the finest offensive full fullbacks
backs fullbacks in the conference, as the
big Pensacolan can get short yard yardage
age yardage or the long gain with equal
Dunn, the number one signal
caller, is a fine passer, a good
ball handler, and a tricky runner.
The little quarterback, now only
a junior, alternated with Harry
Spears last year, and is looking
forward to his finest season.
Defense seems to present the
biggest problem. In the past few
years, the Gators have been con content
tent content to let their opponents get
the short yardage while prevent preventing
ing preventing the longer gains. Particular Particularly
ly Particularly last season, when the opposi:
tion outclassed them in every everything
thing everything but the vital scoring column,
the Orange and Blue seemed
mainly interested in protecting
against the "home run play.

Rountree and Sears Shine In Intrasquad Scrimmage;
Gridders Prepare For Opener Against Wake Forest

Jim Rountree and Ed Sears established themselves as the men to watch on
the 1957 Florida football team as they accounted for three touchdowns and
set up another in last Saturday's intrasquad scrimmage.

Gator coach Bob Woodruff sent
each of his first three teams, the
Blue, Orange, and Red, through
two quarters of simulated game
action against a combination of
freshmen and reserves. The front
line players scored eight touch touchdowns,
downs, touchdowns, converting successfully af after
ter after each score.
Rountree showed break away
speed in scoring on jaunts of 52
and 19 yards. The senior half halfback
back halfback also looked good on several
cracks at the line, picking up
about five yards per carry.
Os course, this is none too pleas pleasin
in pleasin g to Florida fans, who
spend many an anxious moment
seeing the Gators get pushed
up and down the field, always
waiting until the last minute be before
fore before stopping their opponents
short of a score.
Opponents Falter
Several of Floridas 1957 op opponents
ponents opponents opened their seasons last
Saturday, with a couple of upsets
marring hopes for fine showings.
Coach Andy Gustafsons Miami
Hurricanes vaunted offensive
machine ground to a standstill
as the underdog Houston Cougars
scored a second period touchdown
and held on to win by a 7-0 count.
Nothing went right for the boys
from Suntan U., who were look looking
ing looking forward to one of their best
seasons in years.
The Texas Longhorns, spear spearheaded
headed spearheaded by quarterback Walt Fond Fondren,
ren, Fondren, handed Georgia a 26-7 past pasting
ing pasting at Atlanta Saturday. The Bull Bulldogs,
dogs, Bulldogs, who meet the Gators in
Jacksonville on November 9, could
manage but one score against the
staunch Texas defense.
That score came when Char Charley
ley Charley Britt, highly-publicized sopho sophomore
more sophomore quarterback, tossed a five fiveyard
yard fiveyard pass to hEdfback Jimmy Orr.
The Longhorns held Coach Wally
Butts charges in check through throughout
out throughout the rest of the game.
Vanderbilt had to come from
behind to gain a tie with under underdog
dog underdog Missouri in the debut of for former
mer former Georgia Tech assistant
Frank Broyles as head coach of
the Tigers. Rain probably ham hampered
pered hampered both teams offenses, and
little of real significance can be
gained from the results of this
The Commodores visit Florida
Field November 16, to meet the
Gators in the Frolics weekend
football game.
Georgia Tech found a brilliant
replacement for graduated quar quarterbacks
terbacks quarterbacks Wade Mitchell and Top Toppy
py Toppy Vann, as sophomore Fred Bra Braselton
selton Braselton led the Yellow Jackets to
a 13-0 win over SEC opponent Ken Kentucky.
tucky. Kentucky. The lanky, 19-year-old Tex Texan
an Texan engineered both scores, pitch pitching
ing pitching six yards to end Jerry Nabors
for Techs second touchdown.
Both Kentucky and Tech are
future Florida opponents. The Ga Gators
tors Gators travel to Lexington to meet
the Wildcats in two weeks, and,
later on in the season, meet the
Engineers at Atlanta.
This weekend the SEC season
swings into high gear, with Ala Alabama
bama Alabama meeting LSU, Georgia tak taking
ing taking on Vanderbilt, Mississippi
clashing with Kentucky, and, in
the Conferences feature atrac atraction,
tion, atraction, Auburn doing battle with
Tennessee at Shields-Watkins field
in Knoxville.
Intersectional clashes feature
Georgia Tech and Southern Metho Methodist
dist Methodist at Dallas and Mississippi
State versus Memphis State at
Pep Rally, Dance
End Orientation
A gigantic pep rally, talent night
and dance Friday night in ttie
gym, climaxed Orientation Week
proceedings for nearly 8,000 fresh freshmen
men freshmen students.
The Gator cheerleaders, football
team and Head Athletic Director
Bob Woodruff were on hand for
the pep rally at 7:30 that kicked
of: the evening* proceedings.
The two-hour talent show which
followed featured 14 acts from the
freshman class. Two entertainers
on a recent Ed Sullivan show,
Emmett Rodifer and Dick Mc-
Mechen, provided comedy enter entertainment
tainment entertainment for the estimated 4,000-
4,500 students who filled both blea bleachers
chers bleachers in the Gym.
The Versa tones, campus dance
band, provided music for the
danc6 which followed Talent
Master of Ceremonies for the
talent show were Chuck Yulish
and Don Vining. Chairman David
Levy described the pep rally,
talent night and dance the "big "biggest
gest "biggest and best in recent years.*
The evenings events were spon sponsored
sored sponsored by the Orientation Commit Committee
tee Committee and the Interfratemity Coun Council.
cil. Council.
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Sears scored on a 61-yard gal gallop
lop gallop and set up smother score
with a 27-yard run to the re reserves
serves reserves 10. From that point, quar quarterback
terback quarterback Mickey Ellenburg, filling
in for starter Jimmy Dunn, who
has been temporarily sidelined
by a Charley horse, tossed a pass
. . Gator Halfback

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to halfback Bemie Parrish for
the score.
The Gators first unit Saturday
in addition to Ellenburg at quar quarter,
ter, quarter, had Howell Boney and Vic
Miranda at guards, Charlie Mit Mitchell
chell Mitchell and sophomore Dick Brant Brantley,
ley, Brantley, replacing the injured Vel
Heckman, at tackles, Don Flem Fleming
ing Fleming and Dan Pelham at ends, Joel
Wahl berg at center, and Sears,
Rountree, and Parrish in the
Other Scores
The second team, quarterback quarterbacked
ed quarterbacked by sophomore Wayne William Williamson,
son, Williamson, scored twice against the re reserves,
serves, reserves, who used Wake Forest of offensive
fensive offensive and defensive formations.
Billy Booker and Blair Culpepper
accounted for the touchdowns on
runs of five and 47 yards res respectively,
pectively, respectively, with Booker kicking
both extra points.
Quarterback, Jim Rhyne pitched
for two third team scores, finding
halfback Calvin Lee with a 7-
yard toss and connecting with end
Jim Yeats on a 37-yard pass
Defensive stalwarts for the Ga Gators
tors Gators were captain Charlie Mit Mitchell,
chell, Mitchell, guard Vic Miranda, and
center Joel Wahlberg. All three
were brilliant in the defensive ef effort
fort effort that did not allow a single
score in the six periods of play.
Mitchell and Marianda were
continually harassing the reserves
backs, while Wahlberg was out outstanding
standing outstanding in backing up the line.

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