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AUTHOR, LECTURER, PROFESSOR...
... Andrew Lytle, with his latest book, the best
selling novel, The Velvet Horn. _____
Change of Scene Set
With Arrival of ETV
Citizens of north Florida will be able to get more than Gun Gunsmoke
smoke Gunsmoke and old Class-B movies on their TV screens next fall when
educational television becomes a reality in this area.
The recent Federal Communica Communications
tions Communications ComnxigqiQn approval of_Jba.
University of Floridas use of
channel five and appropriation of
$175,000 for transmitting facilities
by the State Board of Control set
the wheels rolling in Floridas ed educational
ucational educational TV program.
Bids were opened last week on
transmitting equipment, accord according
ing according to Rae O. Weimer, director
of the School of Journalism and
Communications. He said the
Control Boards appropriation
was only an estimate of the cost
of transmitting facilities, and that
competitive bidding may obtain
the equipment at less cost.
The local station is scheduled
to begin broadcasting a series of
educational programs in Septem September,
ber, September, Weimer said.
Devils Millhopper has been se selected
lected selected as the site for the stations
425 foot tower. Already on loca location,
tion, location, the tower will be erected
during the early summer after it
has been sand-blasted and painted
on the ground.
Formerly belonging to WMBR WMBRTV
TV WMBRTV in Jacksonville, the tower and
antenna will give a broadcast
range from Ocala to Lake City
and from the St. Johns River to
the Gulf of Mexico.
Original plans were to place
the tower on the University cam campus,
pus, campus, Wekner said, but the Civil
Aeronautics Board ruled against
this as it would interfere with
the instrument landing pattern
for the Gainesville Airport.
The location at the Millhopper
was then decided upon due to its
high elevation, 180 feet above sea
level, and because the University
already owned the property, the
Studios for the station will be
housed in the stadium, home of
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Scene from the Shavian Ploy, 'Misalliance'
Ken Jenkins, left, sits watching while Ron Dobrin brandishes a gun in a scene from the Florida
Flayers production of Misalliance, being shown for the last times tonight and tomorrow at P. K.
Kongo Auditorium. Tfe witty Bernard Shaw play goes on at 8 p.m. (Gator Photo).
m FLORIDA ALLIGATOR
the journalism school and closed
circuit TV setup now being used
in the school. A micro-wave link
will connect the studios with the
transmitter at the Millhopper five
In addition to broadcasts from
the loc?l transmitter, the educa educational
tional educational programs will be sent to
Jacksonville by micro-wave for
rebroadcast in that area over
commercial stations. The Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville hook-up should be com completed
pleted completed late this year, Weimer
The University of Florida sta station
tion station is scheduled to broadcast
from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday
through Friday when it opens in
College Credit Courses
Programs scheduled for the fall
include college credit courses in
first year French and mathema mathematics
tics mathematics for teachers. Other courses
include Finance and the Family;
Agriculture, Agribusiness and
You; Spotlight on Research, Plan Planning
ning Planning and Floridas Future; Beyond
the Headlines; Conversations in
Spanish; Topics of Our Times;
Sportlight; Public Schools; and
Music in Contrast.
First year French will consist
of three half-hour lectures weekly
by TV with a laboratory handled
by centers established in key com communities.
munities. communities. The course is ready and
is now being telecast weekly by
closed circuit with a small evalu evaluation
ation evaluation class in attendance.
The college graduate credit
course in mathematics is design designed
ed designed for teachers of the elementary
and junior high levels. Credit will
serve toward a graduate degree
or as credit toward continued
certification. Nine of the 16 math
scripts are finished and the re remainder
mainder remainder are nearing completion.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FloridaFriday, May 9,195*
SAYS UF'S ANDREW LYTLE
Is, to 'Create'
By CHARLOTTE NEDER
Gator Feature Writer
Like holding a red hot poker, this is the task of writing as
described by University of Florida Lecturer in English Andrew
Lytle, who is recognized as one of Americas best contemporary
The hot poker symbolizes the authors intense desire to create,
while his grasp at it portrays his power to express that desire.
Author of two best sellers, Lytle commented that writing is a
combination of long waiting and hard work. He worked nine
years on his most recent best seller, The Velvet Horn. Lytle
modestiy admitted that he considers this novel to be the best of
his four books. The Long Night has also been listed on the
best seller list.
Every serious writer has only one message, remarked the
creative writing instructor. The secret is to discover that mes message.
sage. message. As a teacher, Lytle feels his job is to help the student to
understand what he is trying to say.
The quiet gentleman from Murfreesboro, Tennessee observed
that, Style is given to you like the color of your eyes. Lytle
feeis the art of writing is a gift that cannot be taught. The teach teacher
er teacher must aid in the perfection of style by developing good form. He
added, You may have all kinds of talent, but if you dont know
how to use ityou fail.
The novelist graduated from Vanderbilt University with a
bachelor of arts degree. Prior to that he attended Oxford Univer University
sity University in England and studied privately in Europe.
Lytle was head of the fiction department at the University of
lowa and has taught at Southwestern College and the University
of the South in Tennessee.
The middle-aged man remarked that his reason for leaving
the north and coming to Florida is. Its just too cold up there.
Lytles interests beyond the fields of writing and teaching ex extend
tend extend to acting and farming in Tennessee. He worked in drama dramatics
tics dramatics in New York while doing research on his first book, a bi biography
ography biography of a Civil War hero, Bedford Forrest and his Critter
In spite of his varied activities, the novelist devotes an aver average
age average of five hours daily to writing. He rises at 5 ajm. each morn morning
ing morning and writes until ten oclock.
Lytle writes in the same place eaoh day, claiming that con consistent
sistent consistent atmosphere and surroundings are as important as con consistent
sistent consistent time given to writing daily.
The novelist explains his interest in writing: I never wanted
to do anything else. Although many factors stimulated his desire
to create, Lytle remarked the primary reason was his close con contact
tact contact with literature most of his life.
While studying at Vanderbilt he joined the fugitive Poets,
a group of dignitaries which ITclaimed to have caused a literary
renaissance in the South. His associates in this group included
Robert Penn Warren, author and Allen Tate, noted critic.
Lytles book, The Velvet Horn, was voted by over 5,000
critics as runner-up in the National' Book Award selection of the
best book of the year.
What type of book is The Velvet Horn and what is it about?
Lytle answers, The novels voice speaks in the book itself.
The novelist observed that the conclusion to his books is not
predetermined. My process of writing is the discovery at the
way the plot is moving and developing. I cannot foresee its end ending.
The ideas for his novels come from many sources: a passing
mood, a character, a scene or an illusion.
A good novel, according to Lytle, deals with the universal
elemerft of life. His books are written about things that are for forever
ever forever true in the human scene.
His reasons for Southern background in his books are, I live
here and know the manners and moods of the South. His other
two novels are At the Moons Inn and A Name For Evil.
Professor Lytle will start a new novel in the fall. At that
time A Name For Evil and four short stories will come out
under one binding.
No Simple Formula
Lytle believes that both writing and teaching are an art
that cannot be reduced to a simple formula. As a teacher he aims
at developing his students talents. He emphasized, however, that
art is a devotion and one must take the. risk of failing.
His success in ten years of teaching has been proven by the
work of his students, three of whom have had their novels pub published.
lished. published. Much of his former students work has been acclaimed
as Best Stories of the Year by noted critics and literary mag magazines.
His students have found in Lytle a friend as well as an in instructor.
structor. instructor. Many prospective novelists work under the author for
two or three years and correspond with him after graduation.
The gentle Southern man is silent about his own creative mes message.
sage. message. His philosophy and views of life he mentions little, but in
reply to questions about his message, Lytle answers, You will dis discover
cover discover that in my books.
TONIGHT, TOMORROW AT 8
Is 'Strange Mixture'
By JUDY BATES
Gator Copy Editor
George Bernard Shaws Misalliance, as performed by the Flor Florida
ida Florida Players, is as strange a mixture of perfection and inadequacy
as can ever be cm a stage.
From the amateur bunglings of
Arthur Athanason, who uncom uncomfortably
fortably uncomfortably dominates the first act,
to the professional smoothness of
Ron Dobrin, who thoroughly de delights
lights delights the audience in the second
act, the players show a wide
range of talent from bad to
M isa 11 ian ce is a flimsy
Irawing room comedy, certainly
not Shaws best, which pokes fun
at parent-children relationships
through the tribulations of an up upper
per upper middle class family.
Athanason as Bentley Summer Summerhays,
hays, Summerhays, Richard Noel Jacobs, as
Lord Summerhay and Den Jen Jenkins
kins Jenkins as Mr. Tarleton are uncon unconvincing
vincing unconvincing and dull in their rules.
Jay Earnshaw as Johnny Tar-
Announces New Cabinet
'Best of Luck, Colonel Bachman'
Colonel Harold Bachman, director of Gator Bands for the past
ten years, is congratulated by Seminole Editor John Totty at the
annual Gator Band Awards Banquet Tuesday evening. Totty an announced
nounced announced at the affair that the 1958 Seminole, to be distributed be before
fore before the end of this semester, will be dedicated to the retiring
colonel. (Gator Photo)
At Awards Banquet
A surprise tribute was paid here Tuesday to Harold B. Bach Bachman,
man, Bachman, director at University of Florida Bands, by his friends, Gator
bandsmen and a*i|mni from throughout the state and out-of-state.
Bachman earlier this week, announced plans to retire, effective
in February, 1959.
Completely surprised by a hugd
testimonial dinner in his honor,
at which even members of Colo Colonel
nel Colonel Bachmans family and close
professional friends arrived on
campus without his knowledge,
the regular annual Gator Band
Awards Banquet was one praise
after another for the colonel, who
has served as director of bands
here for the past 10 years.
Former band members came
from as far away as Cleveland,
Ohio, and New York to pay hom homage
age homage to the 64-year-old conductor.
Os nearly 400 persons present at
the party at the Student Ser Service
vice Service Center last night, some 109
came from off campus and
throughout the state.
In what Colonel Bachman called
a crowning tribute, John Tot Totty,
ty, Totty, editor of the Seminole, an announced
nounced announced dedication of the 1958
yearbook to Colonel Bachman.
A. A. Beecher, director of the
Division of Fine Arts, and Dean
of Students R. C. Beaty praised
Colonel Bachman for the work he
has done at the University.
Col. William F. Santelmann,
former director of the U. S. Ma Marine
rine Marine Corps Band, and Paul Yo Yoder,
der, Yoder, nationally known band com composer,
poser, composer, were other guest speakers.
Fred McCall, director of the
University of Miami Band, and
Robert Braunagel, assistant di director
rector director of the Florida State Uni University
versity University Band, were also on hand
for the occasion. Congratulatory
letters were presented from
most of the nations outstanding
bandsmen, including Glenn Cliff
Bainum, former Director of North-
leton is only slightly more en endurable.
Pat Hector as Mrs. Tarletcn
and Suzanne McLaughlin as the
unconventional Hypatia Tarleton
attempt to save the first act to the
best of their ability but to little
But with the advant of a plane
crash and the arrival of Jerry
Fitzgerald as Percival, Joanna
Helming as Lina and Ron Dob Dobrtn
rtn Dobrtn as Gunner the play picks
up, not only in pace, but in
quality as well. These three are
positively superb in their char characterizations.
Their excellence rubs off onto
the rest or the cast in the sec sec(Continued
(Continued sec(Continued on Page THREE)
western University band and A.
A. Harding, University of Illinois
director of bands emeritus.
A standing ovation was given
the colonel in addition to a large
television set and a wrist watch.
Colonel Bachman had some sur surprises
prises surprises of his own.
He announced the start of a
Gator Band Loan Fund, made
possible by a SSOO donation by
John Couse of Lake Worth, whose
two daughters were members of
He also announced that the Uni University
versity University of Florida adaptation of
Dixie Marching Arrangement
had been accepted by the Cecil
Brodt Publishing Com pa n y of
Charlotte, N.C., and all royalties
will go to the bands loan fund.
The arrangement was scored by
Reid Poole, assistant director of
(Continued on Page THREE)
Improving Floridas state uni universities
versities universities is of vital importance
to the growth of the state,
Governor Leoy Collins stated
in his monthly report to the
Collins said that Florida
cannot afford to have any sec second-rate
ond-rate second-rate schools or second-rate
The duty of the states in institutions
stitutions institutions of higher learning, ac according
cording according to Collins, is . . not
to follow the growth of the
state, but to lead it. I do not
like to see anything with the
name Florida on it which is
not of superior standing.
The governor said that, al although
though although he thought the Univer University
sity University of Florida and Florida
State University were doing
good jobs, they did not have
the national ankings and repu reputation
tation reputation he desired.
Recent action of the Board of
Control in abolishing the FSU
journalism school was signifi significant,
cant, significant, according to Collins, be because
cause because it indicated file Board
was out to mate all schools
Tune in each Monday, Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday and Friday over WRUF
at 10:00 for five minutes of cam campus
pus campus news brought to you by the
Florida Alligator, Lois Adams,
'Town Forum' Slated by SG
To Acquaint Students with Views
By KEN SHIER
Gator Assistant Editor
A revitalized Student Government program under
the direction of President Tom Biggs, has begun opera operation
tion operation during the first week of Biggs' administration.
To 14 Persons
At JM Affair
Awards were presented to four fourteen
teen fourteen outstanding seniors and fac faculty
ulty faculty members in the School of
Journalism and Communications
last night at the annual awards
banquet held in the University
John Dillon, St. Augustine stu student,
dent, student, received the nights highest
citation, The Earner J. Emig
Award. This award is named in
honor of the late Earner J. Emig,
who was for many years head of
the journalism department at the
University. It is given for out outstanding
standing outstanding scholarship, profession professional
al professional attitude toward journalism and
promise of future contributions to
the state and society through
Dillon walked away with most
of the honors for the night. Be Besides
sides Besides the Emig award, he receiv received
ed received the honors scroll in recognition
of his high scholastic standing
and the Sigma Delta Chi Award
Selected as the outstanding ad advertising
vertising advertising student was Richard W.
McGinnis, a Jacksonville student
who graduated in February. Mc-
Ginnis received the Respess
Achievement Award presented to
the student possessing the high highest
est highest qualifications for service in
McGinnis also received the Al Alpha
pha Alpha Delta Sigma Scholarship
Award and the Sigma Delta Chi
William Earman, Vero Beach,
was presented the Garland Powell
Award for his contributions to ra radio
dio radio and television at the Univer University.
Another radio and television
award, The WPDQ Award, went
to Tommy Tucker of Billings,
Montana. He was chosen as the
student showing the most promise
in the racuo and television indus industry.
Other awards presented were:
The St. Petersburg Times Trophy
for all-round service as a cor correspondent
respondent correspondent to a daily newspaper,
Fred Frohock, Miami; the William
L. Lowry Award for the best re representation
presentation representation of a weekly news newspaper,
paper, newspaper, Leora Laurence, Orlando;
the Alpha Delta Sigma Award for
Scholarship, Richard W. McGinnis
Jacksonville; the Alpha Delta Sig Sigma
ma Sigma Award for Service* Sheldon Z.
Maselstein, Miami; the Alpha Del Delta
ta Delta Sigma Award of Merit, Profes Professor
sor Professor Manning Seil, Gainesville.
Sigma Delta Chi Scholarship
Awards were given to Foy Sper Sperring,
ring, Sperring, Ocala; Richard W. McGinnis,
Jacksonville; Carolyn Sue Bell,
Bradenton; June Card, Holly Holl;
and John Dillon, St, Augustine;
Sigma Delta Chi Citation for
Achievement, Alexander Hutchi Hutchison,
son, Hutchison, Clearwater; Theta Sigma Phi
Advertising Award, Carolyn Sue
Bell, Bradenton; Theta Sigma Chi
Journalism Award, Dorothy Jean
Davis, Gainesille; and Theta Sig Sigma
ma Sigma Phi Communciationa Award,
Triddy Rendel, Lake Wales.
A New 'Key 1 is Born;
21 Students Organize
A new campus recognition society was born early Wednesday
morning as 21 student leaders were tapped as charter members of
Florida Church Key.
Symbolized by a silver beer
punch or church key, the new
key was proudly displayed by
members wearing the organi organizations
zations organizations ribbon Wednesday.
The group cuts across frater fraternity
nity fraternity and political lines in an
effort to afford friendship and
fellowship among a select group
of Florida Union refugees.
This is the first, last and
only key youll get at this ui uiversity
versity uiversity thatll ever be of use
to you, new members were
The orgaization will begin
functioning immediately as a
Committee of 21 to investi investigate
gate investigate local legal problems in
connection with the minimum
age for drinking
Florida Church Key will
maintain a membership of 21
(Continued on Page THREE)
Four Paget This Edition
after the first weekly
cabinet meeting, has outlined the
specific duties Os each cabinet
member, integrating them into a
cohesive program for the 1958-59
Student Government year.
Among the innovations Biggs
has introduced are weekly cabi cabinet
net cabinet meetings and press conferen conferences,
ces, conferences, semi-monthly town meet meeting
ing meeting forums, and a weekly SG
Biggs said that one forum will
be held this semester, but that
it will be resumed in the Fall.
The radio show on WDVH under
the direction of Bud Stone, secre secretary
tary secretary of Public Relations, has been
in operation for two weeks and
has presented Student Govern Government
ment Government personalities and issues to
Specific appointments to cabi cabinet
net cabinet and cabinet-level positions,
which were brought before tho
Executive Council for confirma confirmation
tion confirmation last night, were also dis disclosed
closed disclosed by Biggs. The Student Bo Body
dy Body president informed the Alli Alligator
gator Alligator of each official's major du duties
ties duties during the coming year.
Listed below are the cabinet
appointments made by Biggs, and
the specific duties of each mem member:
INTERIOR: Martin Shipiro,
Tau Epsilon Phi. Shapiro will be
in charge of all elections, and is
Student Governments official re representative
presentative representative to the newly-creat newly-created
ed newly-created Committee on Special Events,
which sponsored a recent speech
by former Senator Claude Pep Pepper.
FINANCE: George Ling, Beta
Theta Pi. In conjunction with his
duties assisting the secretary secretarytreasurer,
treasurer, secretarytreasurer, Jim Ade, Ling has be begun
gun begun meetings with officers of SG
subsidiary organizations to as assist
sist assist them in setting up budgets
for the coming year.
ORGANIZATIONS: Ron Cacci Cacciatore,
atore, Cacciatore, Pi Kappa Phi. Cacciatore
is in charge of setting up and
operating Student Government
Open House, and will soon have
an office in the Florida Union
available for the use of all cam campus
pus campus organizations.
INSURANCE: M. J. Menge,
Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Menge has
already met with representatives
from the insurance company
which handled this years Stud Student
ent Student Government insurance pro program.
PUBLIC RELATIONS: Bud
Stone, Alpha Epsilon Pi. The ma management
nagement management of the new SG radio
program, presented each Monday
night on station WDVH and tho
preliminary planning for tho
town meeting type forum are
major parts of the duties Stone
will undertake during the year.
Stone will also act as a liaison
between Student Government and
OBrien, Delta Tau Delta. In
charge of all campus charity
drives, incuding the Gator Chest,
OBrien has already begun plan planning
ning planning for a more effective pro program
gram program in 1958-59.
LABOR: Tom Weisenfeld, inde independent.
pendent. independent. Aid to students seeking
part-time employment is beng of offered
fered offered by Weisenfeld and his un under-secretaries.
der-secretaries. under-secretaries. Office hours have
been set up, and interested stud stud(Continued
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Our 50th Year of Publication
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
"DrM to me only with thine eyes, for beer to mom outlawed.
A Primitive Rule
THE ALLIGATOR HAS long sought the right of adequate defense for students
accused of crimes and for the right of adequate counsel at all times.
Luckily, the Honor Court provides
such defense for students brought be before
fore before its bar of justice; the Faculty Dis Discipline
cipline Discipline Committee does not
This faculty body defends its posi position
tion position of not allowing a lawyer, law stu student,
dent, student, or law faculty member to accom accompany
pany accompany an accused student on the
grounds that to do so would 1) limit
those who could not afford such
counsel and 2) the committee does not
want to tie itself down to technicalities
by some technicality minded lawyer.
Both arguments, we believe are er erroneous.
First of all, any student at this Uni University
versity University who is accused of any crime
unbecoming a Florida student may
be prosecuted by the Discipline Com Committee.
The student may have character
witnesses and others to defend him as
he sees fit.
But if the Honor Court, which tries
cases of stea/ing, cheating and passing
bad checks not only permits but sees
bo it that each student accused has
adequate counsel, why can not the
Discipline Committee do the same?
Certainly we realize that the Disci Discipline
pline Discipline Committee does not conform to
the judicial aims of the Florida Bar,
and is not recognized by such; but
neither is the Honor Court. On the
other hand, no one can claim that the
Discipline Committees decisions are
anything but judicial, from the very
fact that the committees existence is
for the purpose of inflicting punish punishment.
IF THE AIMS OF the committee,
GOVERNOR LEROY COLLINS is
probably one of the ablest governors
this state has ever had.
Whenever he has commented about
the state system of higher education,
he has spoken from a position of one
who seems to have the best interests of
education in mind.
His recent comments concerning ef efforts
forts efforts to strengthen the state education educational
al educational system strengthen our opinion of
No schools within the state univer universities
sities universities will be mediocre if he can help
it, says Collins. Furthermore, state of officials
ficials officials are constantly keeping abreast
of ways and means to strengthen all
aspects of the educational system, ac according
cording according to the governor.
Naturally, everyone at the Univer University
sity University of Florida who believes in the
principles of higher education is pleas pleased
ed pleased when leaders in politics and busi business
ness business offer sound advice and construc constructive
tive constructive criticism.
Collins* remarks that we have a sec second
ond second rate journalism school and there therefore
fore therefore the abolishment of FSUs pro program
Symbol of University Spirit
THE BIG, BLACK TAMPA nugget
will be gone.
The cane so often carried will dis disappear.
The growl, the friendly but stern
bark that perks everyone up to atten attention
tion attention will fade away.
But the man will never be forgotten
by those who have known and loved
him for years and years.
So ends the ten year tenure of Col-
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JOE THOMAS, CITY EDITOR; SALLY STEW STEWART,
ART, STEWART, NEWS EDITOR; ROGER LEWIS, STATE
EDITOR; PAT MURPHY, FEATURE EDITOR;
JUDY BATES, COPY EDITOR; KEN SHER, AS ASSISTANT
SISTANT ASSISTANT EDITOR; BC BENOIT, ASST. NEWS
EDITOR; GRACE HINSON, SOCIAL EDITOR.
News Staff Writers: Pauline Bauman, Gloria
Brown, Esther Firestone, Boh Jerome, Jerry Pal Palmer,
mer, Palmer, Jean Carver, Jack Kaplan, Val Westhiil,
Bob Bata, Winkle Nesbitt, Dorothy Davis, Pete
Haven, Dan Wall, Jerry Warriner, Don ah sir,
photographers Dave Raney, Pete Bryan, car cartoonists.
SPORTS STAFF: KENN FINKEL, EDITOR;
JACK WINSTEAD, ASST, EDITOR; Bill Buc Buchalter,
halter, Buchalter, Jtarnty Kataikas, George EHot.
A First-Rate Governor
and the Honor Court also, are discipli disciplinary
nary disciplinary ones, why not provide counsel
for the students in both areas, instead
of just the latter ?
Any law student or law faculty
member would probably be more than
willing to provide free counsel to the
accused. His counsel would not be for
the purpose of entangling the commit committee
tee committee in unnecessary details, but to
guide the committee and the accused
as to what his basic rights are and
what they are not.
Should the accused be asked irrele irrelevent
vent irrelevent information, and should he b
requested and convicted on hearsay
information? The Alligator has evi evidence
dence evidence that some students recently be before
fore before the committee have been penaliz penalized
ed penalized on just such irrelevent testimony.
Counsel for the accused would limit
this to some degree.
The Alligator has long sought the
right to open trials also, but realizing
that accused students wouldnt like the
publicity, this proposal has not gained
much ground. Little does the average
person realize that in the long run
open administration and justice gives
him better protection than closed just justice.
The Alligator would greatly appre appreciate
ciate appreciate comments from the Administra Administration
tion Administration on this proposal. Certainly if the
Honor Court abides by such primitive
rules of justice, the Faculty Discipline
Committee should be willing to do
gram program will help the state to develop one
excellent school should not be taken in
a derogatory way.
His support of the Board of Control
measure to concentrate on journalism
study at UF and his appraisal of UFs
second-rate program is evidently the
governors honest opinion, whether we
agree with it or not.
The very fact that Governor Collins
has some concrete opinions on educa education
tion education in general, and is willing to fight
for the principles of higher education
he believes in is a welcome sign in it itself.
After the short but harmful Charlie
Johns administration in which Johns
played havoc with education, it is a
welcome influence to see a stabilizing
influence in Tallahassee.
Keep up with your programs to
strengthen the university system, Gov Governor
ernor Governor Collins. You say that the UF and
FSU are not first rate institutions, and
we agree. But as long as all of us take
stock of this, and have you as govern governor,
or, governor, attuned to the needs of higher edu education,
cation, education, we can be thankful that the
state's leadership is in firm hands.
onel Harold B. Bachman as director
of the University Bands when he leav leaves
es leaves the University of Florida next Feb February.
It is hard to express student feeling
regarding this grand man of music
the M Cok>neF who has built the band
into one of die best organizations on
the Florida campus, a group with
spirit and feeling that few other
Its musical quality has been excel excellent,
lent, excellent, its record of service to the Uni University
versity University and the state have been un unmatched
matched unmatched during his stay with this in institution.
To some, Colonel Bachman will be
remembered as the man who led the
Band on to the field during the foot football
ball football games. To others, he will be the
one who presented stirring concerts in
the Plaza of the Americas so often
during the year.
But to most of us, Colonel Bachman
will be remembered as more than
band director he has been a symbol
of the spirit of the college way of life,
of a man who grave of himself to bene benefit
fit benefit the entire Student Body.
The cane, the cigar, the friendly
bark that made you want to play in
the Fightin Gator Band with all the
spirit ,at your command these are
the symbols of a man who will be leav leaving
ing leaving University service, but who will re remain
main remain in Gainesville and be a source of
friendship to tile Student Body for
years to come.
Fridoy, Moy 9,1958
Nation's Recession Lowers Florida Grad Hiring to 'Normal'
By DAN HACKEL
Gator Special Editor
**. cold, eniel world. .
How has the recession affect affected
ed affected the job market for Univerl
sity of Florida graduates?
Everyone knows the differ difference
ence difference between a recession and a
depression: A recession is when
you lose your job; a depression
to when I lose mine.
of the extent
of the nation's
current eco economic
nomic economic slump is
more than a
subject for the
financi a 1 or
front pages of
the daily news newspaper
paper newspaper which it
now fills. It is
real bread and
HACK i I
butter for the College graduate.
The college graduate is the
best source of job fodder for the
prospective employer. We can
expect his hiring potential to be
a pretty good index of the re recession.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Alligator Should Give Additional
Coverage to Cultural Events
You are to be highly com commended
mended commended for your series of edi editorials
torials editorials calling for continued ef efforts
forts efforts to raise the stature of
the University of Florida so mat
it may become a first rated
institution of higher learning.
In these editorials you have
called on the administration, the
faculty and the leaders of our
state government to do their
share in this common venture.
No university can hope to be
a center of culture and learn learning
ing learning unless there is a Student
Body and a group of student
leaders who are seriously inter interested
ested interested in culture and learning.
In fact, I would say that there
is little hope for the Student
Body as a whole unless student
leaders perform their proper
function of leadership In that
For the past weeks, I have
carefully watched to see what
sort of cultural leadership the
editorial staff of your paper
has provided. I find your re record
cord record to be poor. In past weeks
there have been a number of
recitals by members of our mu music
sic music faculty which have been
completely ignored by the Al Alligator
ligator Alligator which seems not to rea realize
lize realize that we hkve a group of
highly competent, if not out outstanding
standing outstanding performing artists on
I have also watched the Al Alligator
ligator Alligator in vain for increased em emphasis
phasis emphasis on scholarship and intel intellectual
lectual intellectual achievement. For ex example,
ample, example, the Gainesville Sun car carried
ried carried a story about John Price,
a graduating senior in political
science being selected, against
national competition, as one of
20 grantees under the Root-
Tilden Law scholarships a
sehofsrthip valued at $7,200. Nei Neither
ther Neither has the Alligator carried
more than the routine hand-outs
from the News Bureau about
the elections to Phi Beta Kappa.
No effort is made, apparently,
to find out from the various
departments, what sort of scho scholarships,
larships, scholarships, fellowships, etc. have
been won by Florida students.
Let me cite another example.
'Due campus receives a steady
stream of visitors from abroad,
scholars, government officials,
etc., who would probably wel welcome
come welcome the chance to exp ro s s
their views about developments
is their onto countries and about
their experiences in America.
These are not isolated inci incidents.
dents. incidents. Any faculty member in
UF Placement Director Mau Maurice
rice Maurice Mayberry, whose efficient
organization does an outstand outstanding
ing outstanding job in tracking down good op opportunities
portunities opportunities for Florida men, has
some highly significant com comments
ments comments on the current situation.
The June graduate will have
a tougher time than did his class,
mate of a year ago, accord according
ing according to Mayberry. We do not
have the mad scramble for men
we had in past years.*'
The supply of jobs ha drop dropped
ped dropped about 25 per cent over all
industries, Mayberry estimates,
but conditions were inflated in
the students favor before.
The net effect has been to
give us a more reasonable ra ratio
tio ratio of supply demand corres corresponding
ponding corresponding to normal times, not the
inflated situation of the past
three or four years, he pointed
Some large companies have
curtailed hiring as much as 50
per cent, Mayberry noted, but
the bottom has not dropped
another part of the University
could easily duplicate these in incidents
cidents incidents from his own area of
There are also certain general
matters which a student news newspaper,
paper, newspaper, dedicated to strengthen strengthening
ing strengthening this University should .tot
have overloked. Has the Alli Alligator
gator Alligator paid any attention to the
development in an honors pro program
gram program in the University College?
Has it tried to find out whether
some of the upper division col colleges
leges colleges are planning similar pro programs?
grams? programs? And more important,
have the student leaders who
edit the Alligator any opinions
worth presenting for discussions
on this problem?
I think that as long as the
Alligator remains content to bo
a glorifield society and sports
page for the campus there will
be little hope that the Student
Body as a whole will be able
to live up to the expectations
expressed in your editorials.
This has been, perhaps, to
harsh on the Alligator and those
who produce it. I have little
contact with the leaders of our
Student Government; I can,
therefore, say little about their
views on some of the points
I have raised in this letter. I
have the impression that they
are preoccupied with what is
loosely called campus politics,
this is to say, the division of
spoils between competing sets of
aspirants for office who really
have little to offer in form of an
ordered set of ideas or programs.
I have observed great efforts
to strengthen the Honor System
& procedural matter but
little effort to make this cam campus
pus campus what it should be: a center
of serious intelliectural effort.
This lack of concern with in intellectural
tellectural intellectural and cultural affairs
shows up in many ways. I
was shocked when I attended
Lyceum Council productions sev several
eral several yean ago that students
would wander in and out while
the visiting artists were in the
middle of their performances,
bring cokes, talk freely with
their neighbors. They gave
every indication that they came
because it was free (as part of
the activity fee) and were not
prepared to respect the indivi individual
dual individual who was performing for
them. I have not been at a Ly Lyceum
ceum Lyceum production in many years.
I wonder whether the conditions
Finally, let me again address
myself to the problem of stu student
dent student leaders on this campus. I
have serious doubts whether
out. Then sure still more jobs
Other companies cancelled
their scheduled visits and ap appointments
pointments appointments here by 15-20 per
cent, another fndex of the eco economic
nomic economic slowdown.
The cutback is particularly
felt in engineering fields, with
geology hardest hit. Sales and
accounting are the best, accord according
ing according to Mayberry.
The general tightening up
will produce an increased em emphasis
phasis emphasis on good scholastic re records,
cords, records, forcing out the mediocre
job applicants. Employers are
being more selective, having a
greater range of salaries, but
they have not cut starting sal salaries
aries salaries as yet.
In contrast to reports receiv received
ed received from his fellow personnel
workers around the nation, May Mayberry
berry Mayberry said Florida appeared to
be about in the middle in col college
lege college placements during the re recession.
cession. recession. The Mid-west and
Southwest were worse, he said.
Finally, Mayberry said he
they, and the Student Body as
a whole, have much respect fur
the University and its efforts to
grow and develop. I know In Intimately
timately Intimately about one mid-western
state university and its place in
the life of the state.
I have lived a number of
years in that state and know
that the Universitys place in the
state and is firmly established,
that it does not have to justify
itself to the state every two
years at budget time. The
University administration there
does not have to justify the
deficit run up by the Univer University
sity University Press, as It does here
where' the operations of the
University laundry and the Press
was reprimanded for not break breaking
ing breaking even.
One member of the Board of
Control questioned the Press de decision
cision decision to publish a book about
Brazil on the grounds that he
could see no benefits to the
people of Florida from a book
about Brasil. Where was the
indignant reply of the Alligator
to such a complete misunder misunderstanding
standing misunderstanding of the nature of a
University Press? And where
were the alumni of this school
numbers now in the ten thous thousands
ands thousands ready to defend the ef efforts
forts efforts of the present Univer University
sity University administration and faculty
to make this a "first-rate in institution
stitution institution of higher learning?
It will take the combined
efforts of state government lead leaders,
ers, leaders, University administration
and faculty, as well as Student
Body and alumni to make the
University of Florida the kind
o t school you and I want to be.
Associate Professor of
(Editors note; With limited
finances, and only I to 10 pages
of Alligator space each week, it
would be difficult indeed to
match the Gainesville Sun or
any other paper with greater
facilities in which to cover
events on the campus. This lack
of finances, and only 1/8 the
space of the Sun cuts down on
our coverage. We would like
nothing better than to give more
coverage to intellectual events.
Our cultural calendar In each
Tuesday edition is for this pur purpose.
pose. purpose. If you end other members
of the staff would send us re releases
leases releases affecting your depart departments,
ments, departments, it would greatly aid The
staff, which goes to class part
of the day, and puts out a semi semiweekly
weekly semiweekly paper during the rest of
the day and night.)
thought the economic situation
was improving. They are signs
of optimism in the hiring pro process.
If we do have an up-tura in
demand, it may come too late
to take up the slack for this
years graduates, and it may
lack the steam to get things rol rolling
ling rolling at the old rate again, May Mayberry
berry Mayberry thinks.
So it looks as if the Florida
Man can look forward to in increased
creased increased competition in the job
market, with the graduate no
longer able to pick and choose.
The realism of the times ap appears
pears appears to have caught up with us.
FLORIDA CHURCH KEY:
Probably the most fantastic,
fabulous organization ever to hit
the campus deserves a free
round of applause. We be believe
lieve believe the founding fathers have
Campus politicos and student
leaders in this group reahy prov proved
ed proved themselves Wednesday.
First of all, they proved they
Bachman Tribute ...
By GEORGE BAYLBB6
Former Alligator Editor
Colonel Harold B. Bachman,
the director of bands of the
University of Florida who an announced
nounced announced he will retire next Feb February,
ruary, February, has probably done as
much as any other alngle indi individual
vidual individual on this campus to help
guide, instill and perpetuate stu student
dent student activities and leadership
on a high plane.
His service to
during the past
10 years cannot
be recorded In
the books on
the basis of
his over time
work, his un undaunting
daunting undaunting devo devotion
tion devotion to better
the moat spirit spirited
ed spirited organisation
on campus, the
Gator Band, or for his impecca impeccable
ble impeccable qualities of leadership and
These are but some of the
aspects of his character that
have given thousands of students
and residents of Florida the
encouragement to go on in their
respective fields after feeling
they had contributed an im important
portant important part in the campus com community.
Colonel Bachmans service
can best be recorded by the fact
that his band has, since he step stepped
ped stepped up on the podium in IR4B,
served as the No. 1 example
in campus life of what a student
organisation can do not only to
help the individual but also to
contribute the exemplary spirit
and enthusiasm to the entire
Band members have set the
pattern over the years, and
while they dont get paid for
their activity, cannot get music
scholarships and are unable
Today fir Tomorrow Sun., Mon. fir Tues.
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are good old average, all-Ameri all-American
can all-American students just like all 7,000
party loving Florida Men.
Secondly, they proved they
could unite in a good time and
enjoy their similar mutual ex experiences
periences experiences despite the tact that
some were bitter campus po political
litical political enemies.
Finally, they proved their
guts in an age of gutlessnesa by
flaunting the campus sacred
cows of The Key and striking
a blow for the right of all stu students
dents students to enjoy themselves. This
is the type of rebellious col college
lege college hi-jinks that todays campus
is sorely needing.
Those outside the new club
who took it in the right spirit
reflect the qualities that the 31
stand for: a love of life, a good
time, a good gag.
Organisers Truman Bkinner,
Dave Chapman and Joe Bondi
deserve a lot of credit for en engineering
gineering engineering the mass tapping. They
have pointed up a a real stu student
dent student need in a novel and note noteworthy
worthy noteworthy way.
are practicing at least S to 10
hours a week, not counting per performances
formances performances and extra rehearsals.
Most of them are excellent
students, and there are as many
Phi Beta Kappas and honor stu students
dents students lurking under a band uni uniform
form uniform as in any other phase of
the campus life.
What that group Is able to
inspire, for instance, Is some of
the following. Emory Diamond*
while serving as student man manager
ager manager of the Oator Band, was
elected president of the Stu Student
dent Student Body a few years ago and
continued to play in the band.
Orin Patton went on to the sen senior
ior senior class presidency from the
band, Don Moore went on to
the president of the Lyceum
Council from the band, and lit literally
erally literally hundreds of others were
able to enter other fields of
campus work in addition to main maintalning
talning maintalning high scholarship. I be believe
lieve believe in most of these cases the
great spirit of the band, inspir inspired
ed inspired by the Colonel, helped en*
courage these students.
It was a surprise for some
this week when the Gator Band
gave Colonel Bachman a sur surprise
prise surprise party and the 1968 Semi Seminole
nole Seminole was dedicated to him. In
addition to the many famous
professional bandsmen in atten attendance,
dance, attendance, there were on-campus
band alumni, including several
busy medical students. But what
was a fitting tribute was the
large number of former Gator
bandsmen who came to the
banquet from all over the state
and as far away as New York
and Cleveland. When people
have such a high regard for a
man to leave their job* and
families for a long and costly
to seek a degree in mueio, the/
trip, this can partly illustrate
why the Colonel can be said to
have done so much for the cam campus.
Greeks Blast Out Semester
By GRACE HINSON
Gator Staff Writer
Another semester is almost
over and most of the Greek parti partiera
era partiera will conclude their socializ-
Inf this weekend. Fraternity
weekends and socials are promin prominent
ent prominent this week.
Kappa Sigma Spring Rush was
staged last weekend. Festivities
began with a beer and shrimp
supper and a stag party Friday
night. Saturday the Kappa Sig's
Journeyed to Blue Run for tub tubing.
ing. tubing. Little Johnny Ace provided
music for the dance that even evening.
ing. evening. The Chi Os and Kappa Sigs
had a dinner social Tuesday
The Sigma Chis and Alpha
Chis plan a swimming and danc dancing
ing dancing social this afternoon at Glenn
Springs. The Sigs had a barn
dance last Friday with a Hill Hillbilly
billy Hillbilly band and caller from Pun Punkin
kin Punkin Creek. Saturday night the
Sigma Chis partied informally
to the hi-fi.
The Sig Eps and DPhiEs so socialized
cialized socialized Wednesday night.
Tonight Beta Rose weekend
begins with a party and band at
the house. Tomorrow morning
the Betas and their dates will
The Florida Alligator, Friday, May 9, 1958
f. HOTO CONTEST
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CONTEST CLOSES MAY 16
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travel to the Princess Issena Ho Hotel
tel Hotel in Daytona Beach to finish the
weekend with swimming and more
Alpha Omicron Pi welcomes
Laurie Dunham and Lois Page as
new pledges. The AOPis and
ATOs had an exchange dinner
The Theta Chis will choose their
Dream Girl for next year at a
formal dance tonight beginning
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pledge will also be named. To Tomorrow
morrow Tomorrow the group will spend the
afternoon at Rainbow S p r i n g s
swimming and in the evening
The Lambda Chis will have a
study party this weekend in pre preparation
paration preparation for the coming finals.
Wednesday night the Lambda
Chis serenaded recently pinned
The weekly Sigma Alpha Epsi Epsilon
lon Epsilon Coffee Hour was held Thurs Thursday
day Thursday night. Tomorrow morning
the Sig Alphs will participate in
a community service project by
giving the J. J. Finley School
a general clean up and paint
job. A Terrace hi fi party is
scheduled for tomorow night.
New initiates of Tau Epsilon
Phi are: George Levy, Stan Fish Fishman
man Fishman and Jim Breslauer. The
Singing Teps serenaded last
week. Recently elected Tep of officers
ficers officers are: Byron Selber, chan chancellor;
cellor; chancellor; Steve Puldy, vice chan chancellor;
cellor; chancellor; Dave Abrams, scribe; A1
Kalishman, Phil Berkowitz, Chic
Lynne, Alan Bork, Exe cut i v e
This is phi Delta Theta Week Weekend.
end. Weekend. (The Phis are sorry to an announce
nounce announce that the Bus couldnt make
it.) Tonight a closed punch party
with Hawaiian theme is planned.
Ace King and the Horsebreakers
will provide music. Tomorrow
the Phi Delts will' visit an un unknown
known unknown lake for swimming, skiing,
bar-be-cuing and dancing under
the moonlight when the moon
comes up. The DGg entertained
the Phi Delts Wednesday night.
Abner to Lead
Pharr Abner, Gainesville sen senior,
ior, senior, was elected justice of Phi
Alpha Delta legal fraternity Tue Tuesday
sday Tuesday night. Ed Stanley, a junior
from Eustis, Florida was elected
justice for the summer session.
Other summer officers include
Jim Robinson, Gainesville, vice
justice; Pharr Abner, marshal,
and Pete McDonald, a junior from
Ft. Pierce will hold the dual of office
fice office of clerk and treasurer.
The remainder of the fall date
of officers consists of Steve Sea Seasums,
sums, Seasums, Tampa, vice justice; Dick
Neill, marshal; A1 Quentel, clerk;
and Sid Beaver, treasurer. The
major PAD project for the fall
semester is their Alumni Home Homecoming
coming Homecoming Breakfast.
(Continued from page ONE)
ents will be able to find jobs be beginning
ginning beginning today in the secretary of
MENS AFFAIRS: Jin Ryder Ryderman,
man, Ryderman, Phi Gamma Delta. Work Working
ing Working with the Mens Council, Ry Ryderman
derman Ryderman has begun to coordinate
the activities of that group with
WOMENS AFFAIRS: Pat lo lowers,
wers, lowers, Delta Delta Delta. Miss Jo Jowers
wers Jowers will act as a liaison between
WSA and SG.
Appointments to non-cabinet po-
sitions went tq Ed Nolan, inde-
pendent, commissioner of Legis Legislative
lative Legislative Affairs; John Higdon, Kap Kappa
pa Kappa Alpha, commissioner of School
Traditions; Bob Kreimer, The Theta
ta Theta Chi, chief justice of the Traf Traffic
fic Traffic Court; and Harold McCart,
Alpha Tau Omega, chairma.ii of
Football Seating Committee.
(Continued From Page ONE)
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"Misalliance will run through
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If future audiences can be per persuaded
suaded persuaded to stay their leave until
after the beginning of the second
act, they will witness some of the
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of P. K. Yonge this year.
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Horsing Around with the Alligator
Don Allen, biting newspaper, and Bob Bate, biting teeth, prepare for the usual summer of easy easygoing
going easygoing news coverage mid spicy features as they are informed of their selection to head the Sum Summer
mer Summer Gator. The campus newspaper, which goes weekly during the summer session, will be edited
by Allen, while Bate will serve as managing editor.
IN THE DARK
Dongerous Don Gets Wet
While Von Doren Dances
y 808 JEROME
Gator Staff Writer
Racing thrills and undersea
chills spark this weeks film fare.
Underwater Warrior, show showing
ing showing today and Saturday at the
Florida, is based on the exciting
exploits of the Navys Underwa Underwater
ter Underwater Demolition Team. Dan Dail Dailey
ey Dailey is file frogman who goes from
the Pacific to the Korean con conflict;
flict; conflict; Claire Kelly, his landlocked
Journalism takes a good na natured
tured natured ribbing in Teacher's Pet
opening Sunday at the Florida.
City editor Clark Gable labels
journalism courses &s so much
bunk! Then he meets the instruc instructor
tor instructor (Doris Day) and decides to
stay after school for some special
instructions. Dancer Mamie van
Doren and professor Gig Young
complete the comedy quartet.
Oscar winning Joanne Wood Woodward
ward Woodward stars in The Long, Hot
Summer, scheduled Thursday
for the Florida. As her domineer domineering
ing domineering dad, Orson Welles tries to
force her to marry shady Paul
Sports car enthusiasts will go
for the Devils Hairpin, show showing
ing showing thru Saturday at the State.
A ruthless driver, Cornel Wilde,
earns the dislike of his family
and fellow drivers. Even Jean
Election of officers has been an announced
nounced announced by the University Dames,
wives of university students. New
officers are Patty Meskirnen, pre president;
sident; president; Jerri Rasey, first vice
president; Marilyn Mathews,
second vice president; Martha
Reed, third vice president; Nan
Rutherford, recording secretary;
Mary Rivers, corresponding sec secretary;
retary; secretary; Jackie Cantalupo, treasur treasurer.
Also Harrie Lou Smith, pub publicity;
licity; publicity; Barbara Beaver, historian;
Martha Vames, parliamentarian;
Valeria Hooven, ways and means:
Dawn Palmer, hospitality; Elsie
Kelly, special activities; and Ann
Moody, personal ministries.
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Rockabilly rock n rolls
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day. Monday. Yokel Ferlin Husky gets in involved
volved involved with scheming city slick slickers
ers slickers like Zsa Zsa Gabor. On the
double bill is High Hell, a
western set in the Alps. John
Derek lusts for gold and Elaine
Stewart. Both spell trouble!
France and Ireland are the set settings
tings settings for the State twin bill Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday and Wednsday. In Paris
Does Strange Things, Ingrid
Bergman and Mel Ferrer romp
through a romantic comedy. In
Rising of the Moon, Director
John Ford spins three stories on
The State midnighter for Satur Saturday
day Saturday is Alfred Hitchcocks The
Trouble with Harry, a comedy
concerning a corpse.
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Don Allen, West Palm Beach
junior, was named 1956 Summer
Gator editor Wednesday by the
Electoral Board of Student Pub Publications.
Bob Bate, Ft. Lauderdale fresh freshman,
man, freshman, was selected as managing
editor and Fred Ward, grad graduate
uate graduate student in journalism,
was named business manager.
The Summer Gator is published
once a week,' on Friday morn mornings,
ings, mornings, while the Florida Alligator
is published twice a week.
Allen was selected from three
applicants for the number one
post on the summer newspaper.
Other applicants were Roger Le Lewis,
wis, Lewis, 2Uc and Bob Benoit, 3JS.
Bate was selected for managing
editor over Benoit,who also ap applied
plied applied for the number two post.
Allen has served on the Alliga Alligator
tor Alligator as news writer, and is the
present staff photographer. He
was Summer Gator managing ed editor
itor editor last year. Bate is this semes semesters
ters semesters editor of the Orange Peel.
Ward has served as both Alligator
and Seminole photographer.
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active students each year, a
Committee of 21 dedicated to
liberalized recreational activi activities
ties activities on the campus, according
Elected as first officers were
the founders: Truman Skinner,
Delta Tau Delta, president;
Dave Champman, Sigma Chi,
vice president; Joe Bondi, Kap Kappa
pa Kappa Alpha, secretary-treasure.
All three are ex-student gov government
ernment government cabinet officers.
Former Student Body Presi President
dent President Eddie Beardsley, Kappa
Alpha, was named senior advis advisor.
Those tapped include a wide
range of campus extracurricul extracurricular
ar extracurricular activities as well as their
recognized leadership in week weekend
end weekend affairs. They are as fol follows:
Don Allen, Beta Theta Pi,
head cheerleader; Bill Grayson
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, former Or Orange
ange Orange Peel editor; Bob Hendry,
Delta Tau Delta, Liberty Party
chairman; Jim Martin, Pi Kap Kappa
pa Kappa Alpha, University Party
Jerry Browder, Sigma Alpha
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Barefoot Boy with Cheek.'*)
THE ENGINEERS HAVE HAIRY EARS
Today in this age of technology when engineering graduates are
wooed and courted by all of Americas great industries, how do
you account for the fact that Rimbaud Sigafoos, who finished
at the very top of his class at M.1.T., turned down hundreds of
attractive job offers to accept employment as a machinery
wiper at the Acme Ice Company at a salary of S2O a week with
a twelve-hour day, a seven-day week, and only fifteen minutes
dxkant wooed wfaxirt&f-
I know what you are thinking: Cherchet la femmeT You are
thinking that Mr. Acme, head of the Acme lee Company, has
a beautiful daughter with whom Rimbaud is madly in love and
he took the job only to be near her.
Friends, you are wrong. It is true that Mr. Acme does have
a daughter, a large, torpid lass named Ciavdia who spends afl
her waking hours scooping marzipan out of a bucket and stating
at a television set which has not worked in some years. Rim Rimbaud
baud Rimbaud has not the slightest interest in Ciavdia; nor, indeed, does
any other man, excepting possibly John Ringfing North.
So how come Rimbaud keeps working for the Acme loe Com Company?
pany? Company? Can it be that they provide him with free Uadboo
Cigarettes, and all day long he enjoys that filter, that flavor,
that flip-top box?
No, friends, no. Rimbaud is not allowed to smoke on the job,
and when he finishes his long, miserable day, he has to buy has
own Mariboros, even as you and I, in order to enjoy that
estimable filter, that incomparable flavor, that crazy flip-top box.
Well, friends, you might as well give up because you'll never
in a million years guess why Rimbaud works for the Acme Ice
Company. The reason is simply this: Rimbaud is a seal!
He started as a performing seal in vaudeville. One night on
the way to the Ed Sullivan show, he took the wrong subway.
All night the poor mammal rode the 8.M.T., seeking a helping
hand. Finally a kindly brakeman named Ernest Thompson
Sigafoos rescued the hapless Rimbaud.
He took Rimbaud home and raised him as his own, and
Rimbaud, to show his appreciation, studied hard and got ex excellent
cellent excellent marks and finished a distinguished academic career as
valedictorian of M.I.T.
Rimbaud never complained to his kindly foster father, but
through all those years of grammar school and high school and
college, he dam near died of the heat! A seal, you must remem remember,
ber, remember, is by nature a denizen of the Arctic, so you can imagine
how poor Rimbaud must have suffered in subtropical New York
and Boston, especially in those tight Ivy League suits.
But today at the Acme Ice Company, Rimbaud has finally
found a temperature to his liking. He is very happy and sends
greetings to hie many friends.
Any time, any clime, you yet a lot to like with Marlboro,
whose makers take pleasure in bringing you this column,
through the school year.
Epsilon, ex-secretary of Organ Organizations;
izations; Organizations; Harold D. Lewis, Al Alpha
pha Alpha Tau Omega, commission commissioner
er commissioner of School Spirit; BiU Trickel,
Phi Gamma Delta, summer Ho Honor
nor Honor Court clerk; Dan Hackel,
Tau Epsilon Phi, Alligator col columnist;
Bob Smith Sigma Chi, Florida
Party chairman emeritus; Dick
Jones, Sigma Chi, one-time ad administrative
ministrative administrative assistant to Joe A.
Gonzalez; M. J. Menge, Stud Student
ent Student Government cabinet mem member;
ber; member; John Philpot, independent,
Executive Council majority lea leader;
George Levy, Tau Epsilon Phi,
administrative assistant to the
president to the Student Body;
Joe Bechtol, independent, Ly Lyceum
ceum Lyceum Council president; Ken
Sher, Tau Epsilon Phi, Alliga Alligator
tor Alligator sports editor; Joe Chapman,
Sigma Chi, Honor Court chan chancellor
cellor chancellor candidate; and David Le Levy,
vy, Levy, Pi Lambda Phi, Alligator
The group will hold an initia initiatiation
tiation initiatiation banquet and swim swimming
ming swimming party next weekend, with
a party for seniors scheduled
Just before graduation.
The Florida Alligator, Friday, May 9, 1958
Phi Delts, Chi Phi's Pace
Orange, Blue Swimming
Phi Delta Theta and Chi Phi each qualified nine indi individual
vidual individual swimmers and two relay teams to pace competitors
in Orange and Blue League swimming meets.
In the Orange loop, Sigma Nu
and Alpha Tau Omega placed
five mermen in the finals in an
attempt to catch the fast stroking
Phi Delts. Delta Tau Delta had
four finalists, Sigma Alpha Epsi Epsilon
lon Epsilon and Kappa Sigma, three, Pi
Lambda Phi, two, and Sigma l
Chi, Pi Kappa Alpha, and Sigma |
Phi Epsilon, one apiece.
Lambda CM Alpha and Theta
Chi quaUfied seven men for Blue
Loop contention, with Alpha Ep Epsilon
silon Epsilon Pi and Phi Kappa Tau, j
sporting five and four finalists j
each, a notch back.
Other Blue circuit finalists are
Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Gamma
Delta, and Alpha Gamma Rho,
with one apiece.
Outstanding performers for the
eight-event meet included Ed
Seay, who recorded a 58.4 for the
100-yard freestyle, Larry Barnes,
who flashed to victory in a fast
25.4 fifty-freestle, Robin Dean,
who toured the fifty-yard back backstroke
stroke backstroke course in a speedy 29.5
and Norm Siebert, who was the
high-point qualifier in the fancy
Walt McGrath, who posed a
28.0 for the fifty-yard breast breaststroke
stroke breaststroke and Bill Boyd, Blue Loop
diving contender, also gave top
efforts, as did Robin G'bson in
the 150-yard freestyle,, the Phi
Delt 150 yard medley relay
! trio of Fredericks, McGrath, and
Seay, who were docked In
i 1:31.5, and the ATO 200-yard
freestyle foursome, who posted
Finals for Orange and Blue
swimming will be held Monday
afternoon, May 12, at the Flor Florida
ida Florida Pool.
! The SAE Lionmen captured the
Orange golf title by downing the
Sigma Nus in the final round.
The Sig Alph. foursome of Dick
McCotter, Tom Moore, Freddie
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Grimes, and George Hiatt proved
too much for the Snake strokers
Blue League finals are slated
for four oclock this afternoon at
the Gainesville Country Club. Phi
Kappa Tau, which outstroked A AGR,
GR, AGR, TKE, and Chi Phi, will meet
Theta Chi, the conquerors of Del Delta
ta Delta Chi, Phi Gamma Delta, and
Pi Kappa Phi.
1. Sigma Nu 1190
2. Phi Delta Theta 1098
8. Sigma Alpha Epsilon 912
4. Tau Epsilon Phi 892
5. Kappa S4gma 802
6. Delta Tau Delta 794
Florida Press Box Cited
For Outstanding Services
The University of Florida has
been notified that it is being cit cited
ed cited by the Footbad Writers Asso Association
ciation Association of America for outstand outstanding
ing outstanding services in its press box,
Coach Bob Woodruff revealed re recently.
Services provided the visiting
sportswriters by Sports Publicity
Director Jimmy Gay and his staff
include complete game statistics,
information on each separate play
broadcast by public address, a
typed play-by-play account at the
end of each quarter, a flip card
bearing information on both teams
for reference during the game, in information
formation information as requested by the in individual
dividual individual writer during the game,
post-game statements, and even
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GIVE HIM THE SCOOP, COACH! .... Varsity baseball
Coach, Dave Fuller, confers with captain Bobby Barnes prior to
an important contest. The Gator baseballers are at Auburn, Ala Alabama,
bama, Alabama, this weekend, for the final two games of the regular sea season.
son. season. The clashes will decide the winner of the Eastern Division of
the Southeastern Conference.
7. Sigma Phi Epsilon 792
8. Pi Lambda Phi 780
. Sigma Chi 715
10. Alpha Tau Omega 685
11. Pi Kappa Alpha 675
12. Beta Theta Pi 657
13. Kappa Alpha 646
1. Phi Kappa Tau 1186
2. Chi Phi 1103
3. Theta Chi 1060
4. Alpha Epsilon Pi 885
5. Phi Kappa Phi 882
6. Lambda Chi Alpha 835
7. Phi Gamma Delta 778
8. Delta Chi 754
9. Alpha Gamma Rho 640
10. Tau Kappa Epsilon 600
11. Phi Sigma Kappa 540
1?. Delta Upsilon 510
18. Delta Sigma Phi 500
1. Georgia Seagle 840
2. Baptist Student Union 835
3. G. L. O. 802
4. Westminster 675
5. Kappa Psi 583
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1. Fletcher K. Kats 879
2. 1.5.0. 694
3. Alpha Chi Sigma 556
4. Flavet 8 400
5.. Cavaliers 387
6. Dorm i 378
7. Murphree Flying Lg 872
8. Dorm N Saints 342
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10. South 4 310
11. Dorm R 299
12. Flavet 2 280
13. S. C. B. A. 263
IS. Olympian Club 263
15. Seabees 244
16. Fledds 240
17. Tolbert 2 284
18. Dorm L 210
19. Dorm O 158
20. Grove Annex 151
21. Thomas D 120
22. Dorm I 110
23. Weaver 1 & Ground 107
24. Blazing Kids 106
25. Tolbert S 101
26. Murphree F 100
Auburn to Host lIF Nine
For Two Vital Contests
By KENN FINKEL
Alligator Sports Editor
With the Eastern Divi si o n
championship of the Southeas Southeastern
tern Southeastern Conference at stake, the
University of Florida baseball
team travels to Auburn, Alaba Alabama,
ma, Alabama, this weekend for two im important
portant important games with the Tigers,
the last two regular season
contests for both clubs.
For the winner, there is a
best-two-out-of-three game ser series
ies series with the Western Division
division champ for the SEC
crown. For the loser there is
Georgia Tech 4-10
TERRORS ON THE TENNIS COURT! Buddy Hus Husband
band Husband (left) and Roy Lang are among the University of Florida
netters currently participating in the Southeastern Conference
tennis tournament in New Orleans. Husband, number one var varsity
sity varsity singles man, teams with number two man Dave Shaw in dou doubles
bles doubles play. Lang, number two frosh, is undefeated this season and
is paired with number one freshman Morrill Hay in doubles.
Thomas D, Hillel Capture
Intramural Handball Titles
Thomas D and Hillel Founda Foundation
tion Foundation captured the Dorm-Indepen Dorm-Independent
dent Dorm-Independent and the Off Campus Lea League
gue League handball titles last week as the
mural season drew to a close.
Thomas D defeated Internation International
al International Student Organization 2-1 behind
the victorious play of Dean
Loucks. The Thomas bunch had
previously knocked off the Fletch Fletcher
er Fletcher K. Kats behind Loucks, white
the ISO group had whitewashed
Dorm J to reach the finals. Nic Nicholas
holas Nicholas Fuentes was the key player
Hillel won the Off-Campus lea league
gue league crown by stopping Kappa Psi
in the finals. Herb Wollowick, the
Hillel singles ace paved the way
The winners had beaten Geor Georgia
gia Georgia Seagle and Westminster on
their way to the finals. An un undefeated
defeated undefeated doubles duo of Joel
Greenhut and Elliot Stem was out outstanding.
The International Student Or Organization
ganization Organization and Tolbert n advanced
to the finals of the Dorm-Inde Dorm-Independent
pendent Dorm-Independent League table tennis cham championship.
pionship. championship. ISO cooled off the Blaz Blazing
ing Blazing Kids 3-0, while Tolbert H took
the measure of the Cavaliers by
ISO had previously edged Delta
Chi Epsilon, despite the outstand outstanding
ing outstanding play of Sam Kim. Perez Ad Adalberto
alberto Adalberto and Ahmed Ardaman
were outstanding for the student
Tolbert 11, paced by Doug Hend-
Poucher Leads Thinclads
Earl Poucher holds the Univer University
sity University of Florida record for the
most points scored in Southeast Southeastern
ern Southeastern Conference track meets with
23, accumlated over a four-year
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The Gators, 11-1 in the con conference,
ference, conference, need capture but one
of the two encounters; how however,
ever, however, the Plainsmen (10-3) must
take both encounters to remain
alive. The first game of the
playoff series is tentatively sche scheduled
duled scheduled for Wednesday, in the I&ir
of the Eastern Division win winner.
The SEC winner will gain
a berth in the NCAA district
playoffs, to be held in Gastonia,
Mississippi State <4
Louisiana State 7-6
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rickson, Paul Payne, and Teddy
Goldberg, had blanked the Flet Fletcher
cher Fletcher K Kats 3-0.
Off Campus swimming and ta tabl
bl tabl tennis are now in full swing,
completing the mural schedule.
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North Carolina, this June. A
berth in the NCAA champion championships,
ships, championships, the world series of col college
lege college baseball, awaits the dis district
trict district winner.
Florida coach Dave Fuller will
go all out to capture the first
game of the Auburn series, start starting
ing starting his ace pitcher, sophomore
Ray Oestricher. Fuller an announced
nounced announced that righthander Sid
Smith and lefty Tim Twomey,
who combined to hurl a 3-1 110-
hit victory over Georgia Tech
last weekend, will be ready to
go in relief.
> Captain Bobby Barnes, cur currently
rently currently batting at a .294 clip, will
work behind the plate for the
Orange and Blue. Barnes is
leading the Gators in runs scor scored
ed scored with 20.
Second-baseman Bernie Par-
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