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Homecoming Slogans Due Tomorro w-Send to Fla. Union-Six Words or Less

4,000 students
at the university
of florida

Number 6

HC Slogans Cop
Weekend Trip to
Driftwood Motel
Entries are piling in as last min minute
ute minute slogan-writers compete for
hur.lreof dollars worth of priz prizes
es prizes in the 1958 edition of the Home Homecc
cc Homecc -'ng Slogan Content.
Don Allen, chairman of the con contest,
test, contest, announced that over one hun hundred
dred hundred entries have been received to
date with two more days to go be before
fore before deadline.
1 s e e limited to six words
or less and may be sent in on any
kind of stationery. Any one indivi individual
dual individual may enter as many times as
he wishes.
Multiple listing of slogans on
one sheet of paper is also permis permissable
sable permissable and a free rein is given to
the imagination in the composition
of slogans.
First prize will be a week-end
at the Driftwood Motel in Miami
Beach; added to that will be a
fabulous week-end of activities
that will include seats to Soutn
Pacific and use of a 1958 Chevro Chevrolet
let Chevrolet Bel Air.
Gene Hogan, a Miami Beach
public relations agent, lined up
the varied activities that should
keep thfe lucky winners on the :
Gainesville merchants contribu contributed
ted contributed generously to provide a second
and third prize. Included in the
second prize are gifts from Rob Robertson
ertson Robertson Jewlers, Wilsons depart department
ment department store, Silvermans Mens
Store, the Music Center, and oth others.
ers. others.
Third prize will be a Town and
Country wool sweater put up by
3 ill Donigan who is soon to open
a sports clothes store here. Eith Either
er Either a boy or girl may win and
will have their choice of colors.
Deadline for the slogan is 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 26. All residents
of the continental United States
and those members of the alumni
association stationed abi-oad are
eligible to enter the contest.
Summer Grads
Plan Meeting
There will be a meeting of
all candidates for graduation
for the 1958 summer session In
Walker Auditorium on Tuesday
July 29, 1938, at 4:00 p.m.
This meeting is for the pur purpose
pose purpose of explaining graduation
procedures and to give other
pertinent information with ref reference
erence reference to graduation. Atten Attendance
dance Attendance is important for all who
plan to receive their degrees
In August.
Pepper Club
Red Hoi At UF
Dick Burk, Coral Gables law
senior and chairman of the 1956
Gator Growl, was elected chair chairman
man chairman of the College People for
Pepper Club at its organizational
meeting Monday night.
The club, formed to boost the
candidacy of former U. S. Sen.
Claude Pepper back into the
senate, meets again this coming
Monday night at 7 p.m. a t the
Florida Union, and Burk urged
all interested students to attend.
Ralph F. de Bedts, history gra graduate
duate graduate student, was elected secre secretary
tary secretary treasurer of the group,
which will distribute Pepper bum bumper
per bumper tags at the next meetng, open
to the public.
Burk announced any student,
whether voting age or not, is
eligible to join the club. Students
joining will help work on the cam campus
pus campus campaign.
The meeting Monday will be
limited to 30 minutes because of
approaching exams, Burk said,
and urged students and student
wives to turn out to receive bump bumper
er bumper tags and coordinate the local
Fordham to Head
Daytona Library
Leon F. Fordham, Assistant li librarian
brarian librarian in the Circulation Depart Department
ment Department of the University of Florida,
has been appointed librarian of
the new Daytona Beach Junior
Fordham has held his position at
the University since 1953. He was
head of the Reference Depart Department
ment Department at Emory University in At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta before coming to Florida.
Fordham received his B.A. and
M.A. degrees from VartderbiK
University and a bachelors de degree
gree degree in library science from
Vanderbilt University and a ba bachelors
chelors bachelors degree in library science
from George Peabody College.


' Laurel Gordon and Paul Toomey run thru several of their lines
just before going on stage the night of the big dress rehearsal.
Members of the cast all wore bluejeans to the practice session but
will be ready to go ail this weekend. Many popular students are
featured In the total production. Tickets are available, at the door.
Florida Players Trump
With "King of Hearts"

Gator Theater Critic
Wednesday night saw the first
performance of the Florida Play Players
ers Players summer production, The
King of Hearts, written by Jean
Kerr and Eleanor Brooke, and
directed by John Kirk.
The plot is concerned with the
trials and tribulations of an ego egocentric
centric egocentric strip-cartoonist with a lov loving
ing loving secretary, a thriving public
career, and a new ghost writer
on his hands. An adopted little
boy adds yet more confusion to
this witty and sophisticated come comedy.
dy. comedy.
After a slow first act on the
opening night, the play warm warmed
ed warmed up in the second act, to tri triumph
umph triumph in a rousing conclusion.
The leading role of Larry Lar Larkin,
kin, Larkin, the cartoonist, was compe competently
tently competently played by Art Copleston;
however, the best lines were spo spoken
ken spoken by Jerry Fitzgerald an Fran Francis
cis Francis X. Dignan, the ghost-writer.
Mr. Fitzgerald, Who ably ac acquitted
quitted acquitted himself in the Players'
production of Misalliance, ha 3
improved immensely since. He
is now a .poised and polished asset
to the company.
Miss Laurel Gordon gave a
charming performance as the
beautiful secretary, hard faced
and hard-boiled, but with a soft
center. In her better moments
in this role, Miss Gordon showed
much of the delightful sophis sophistication
tication sophistication of the young Eve Arden.
The above trio did most of the
hard work, and deserves most of
the credit. However, as always,
the adults lost the hearts of the
audience to the two child per performers.
formers. performers.

'The Red Mill" Ready
For Debut Next Week

Gator Amusement Editor
The music department, in col collaboration
laboration collaboration with various and sun sundry
dry sundry set builders, artists and light lighting
ing lighting men are putting finishing tou touches
ches touches on their big summer musical
production The Red Mill. 1
The Victor Herbert operetta
will be shown on July 31, and
August Ist at the University Au Auditorium.
ditorium. Auditorium. Curtain time is at 8:15
p.m. Admission will be free to
all peoplp regardless of campus
Musical direction is being han handled
dled handled by Dr. Delbert Sterret, mem member
ber member of the music faculty for ten
years and veteran of many sum summer
mer summer musical productions.
Bob Briley is in charge of dia dialogue,
logue, dialogue, staging and acting. He will
be assisted by Lita Evans.
The settings which were design designed
ed designed by Riley Brice and Bob Briley
are being built by Felmy Ford of
Gainesville Little Theater fame.
The execution and artwork on the
settings will be handled by Hen Henry
ry Henry Kaye and Lois McMullen.
The Red Mill involves two Am Americans
ericans Americans who are stuck in the town
of Katwickanzee, Holland with no
money. cause much confus confusion
ion confusion in their attempts to break up
the marriage of the Burgermast Burgermasters
ers Burgermasters daughter, Gretchen, to the
Governor of Zeeland.

Master Howard Wallace amaz amazed
ed amazed and delighted the audience
with his forceful and winning per performance
formance performance as the adopted son.
This young man has talent, pres presence,
ence, presence, and a particularly fine
speaking voice.
The other youngster, Norman
Reynolds, was equally able in his
small role. He delivered the fun funniest
niest funniest line in the play with an
aplomb many a professional actor
might envy.
John Toomey was excellent as
a polished friend of the cartoon cartoonist,
ist, cartoonist, while Kathryn Martin gave
a delightful cameo of a long longsuffering
suffering longsuffering servant.
Gary Vamadore, Josh Crane,
and George Spelvin all did well
in their roles, and a special men mention
tion mention must be given to Bubbles
Spelvin, a remarkably obedient
The production was played
against a delightful setting which
was a credit to Keith Kennedy
and Steve Malin. The lighting was,
as usual, most ably handled by
Riley Brice and his crew. It
would be interesting, however, to
hear their explanation for the
eclipse of the sun in the Third
Act on Wednesday night.
The general lack of vigor and
force in the first performance will
no doubt be eliminated by Direc Director
tor Director John Kirk in later perfor performances.
mances. performances.
, The play Is another feather in
the Florida Players cap. I re recommend
commend recommend you spend one of these
warm evenings with this light and
refreshing comedy.
Curtain, time, tonight and to tomorrow:
morrow: tomorrow: 8 p.m.

Comic incidents, involving a
French countess, an English law lawyer,
yer, lawyer, the Inn Keeper and his daug daughter,
hter, daughter, and the town sheriff add to
the confusion.
The two Americans are played
by Gary Vamadore and Alvin Al Alsobrook.
sobrook. Alsobrook. The Burgermaster is por portrayed
trayed portrayed by Bruce Pelz, and his
daughter, Gretchen, will be play played
ed played on Thursday night by Sara
Baughn, and on Friday night by
Eunice Beck.
Ray Anderson and Tommy
Fountain will play alternate nights
as the Governor; Rollene Fulghum
and Nancy Wallace as the Inn
Keepers daughter, Kathry Martin
and PriciHa as the French Count Countess.
ess. Countess.
The Inn Keeper wiU be played
by Pat Hodkins, and the Sheriff
by Leo James, Bertha, the Burga Burgamasters
masters Burgamasters sister, by Nettie Black,
and the English lawyer, Penny Pennyfeather,
feather, Pennyfeather, by Don Karstunen.
Aside from this fine lead cast
the production boasts a laijge chor choral
al choral ensemble and symphony orch orchestra.
estra. orchestra.
This vintage operetta with its
fine musical numbers: Moon Moonbeams,
beams, Moonbeams, In Old Ne Because Youre You and others
| have made K a perennial favor favor!
! favor! ite among summer stock and
| university groups throughout the

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Arab Students
Talk on Crisis
In Mid-East
A discussion on the Middle Blast
crisis was held in Fletcher Area
lounge Wednesday evening with
Arab students expressing their
views and contrasting them with
diversified American opinions.
The Arabs explained that Nas Nassar
sar Nassar was just a product of the
growing Arab nationalism and
that his whole desire was to unify
the Arab Middle East under a sta stable
ble stable United Arab Republic. A sta stable
ble stable Middle Blast is essential be before
fore before this area and its standard
of living may be raised, they
They expressed the view that
Nasser has no desire to destroy
Israel as he is certain the West
will protect this nation which it
has created.
They opposed American inter intervention
vention intervention in Lebannon as a threat
to Iraqi nationalism under the
pro-Nasser government which re recently
cently recently seized power.
American students among the
approximately 15 participants felt
that the Eisenhower foreign poli policy
cy policy has been inconsistant during
the past few years. They blamed
the Administrations bungling for foreign
eign foreign policy as being a contribut contributing
ing contributing factor in the Middle East cris crisis.
is. crisis.
Graduation Invitations
Offered for Sale Today
Summer graduation invitations
will be on sale today, Monday,
and Tuesday, from 2 to 5 p.m. at
the information booth across from
the Hub, announced Steve Melv Melvin,
in, Melvin, Chairman of the Invitations
Seniors are urged to purchase
j their invitations on these dates,
; although they will also be on sale
later in Room 310, Florida Union.
Prices are 20 cents and 40 cents
l for the plain booklets, and 80
cents for the leather booklet.

Outlook Brightens for Aug. Grads

Asst. News Editor
The recession is beginning to
let up slightly, and jabs are be becoming
coming becoming more readily available
to college graduates, according
to Mr. Maurice E. Mayberry, di director
rector director of the university placement
He said that since June there
has been a gradual upsurge in
business in the country, and a
resultant increase in jobs avail available
able available to college graduates.
While there has been a definite
decrease in the number of jobs
available, this decrease is not so
pronounced as many people be believe.
lieve. believe. Before the recession all
but 10 or 15 percent of the grad graduating
uating graduating seniors had employment
before graduation but last June
the figure rose to 25 percent.
Percentage wise the College
of Engineering fared best with on only
ly only 8 percent unemployed, while
the College of Journalism and
Communications ~ated lowest
with 56 percent unemployed at
time of graduation.
August graduates usually re receive
ceive receive job interviews in the spring
with the June graduates, but are
able to make more personal con contacts
tacts contacts with companies during the
summer before graduating.
This coupled with a let up in
the recession which occurred very
near the June graduation period,
has helped the employment figure
for August grads. Mayberry pre predicted
dicted predicted that all but about 15 per
cent of the August class will have

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cy Nancy Wallace, daughter of the head of the C-6 department. The producers will use a double cast to
present the show. (Photo by Ward)

Exec. Council Endorses
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Lloyd La Vaux, the Poet of the Accordion, will appear In con concert
cert concert at the University Auditorium, tonight at 8:00 p.m.
The concert, the last summer Lyceum Council production, Is a
presentation of Mr. La Vaux in a varied repertoire of solo accord accordion
ion accordion music.
Since 1945, Mr. Ia Vaux has been concentrating on solo concert
music; transcriptions of the classics for the accordion and original
compositions for his instrument.
The concert is free to students on presentation of ID cards Mid
general admission will be 75c.

employment prior to graduation.
Os the June graduates, 59 per-
Band Plays
Wednesday, July 30, at 6:45 p.
m., the University of Florida
Summe r School Band, directed by
Harold B. Bachman, will present
its second twilight concert in the
Plaza of the Americas.
Soprano soloist Mrs. Jane Ri Richards
chards Richards Sterrett, wife of music pro professor
fessor professor Dr. Delbert Sterrett, will
sing II Racio-The Kiss by Ar Arditi,
diti, Arditi, and Tchaikowskys None But
the Lonely Heart.
Ray Wilcox, St. Petersburg, will
play a trombone solo: Atlantic
Zephyrs by Simons; and Alton
Maxwell, Gainesville, will be fea featured
tured featured as percussion soloist in Yo Yoders
ders Yoders Hi Hat.
The program will include Sou Sousa
sa Sousa marches, selections from My
Fair Lady, and Schuman and
Ericksons Variations on a Folk
The band will conclude with
Echoes from Florida Field, in including
cluding including Swanee, Dixie and
the Alma Mater.
Ed Carwithen will narrate, and
guest conductors will be Joe Faul Faulkner,
kner, Faulkner, Joan McLean and Abelardo

cent were employed in Florida,
38 percent in other parts of the
country, and 3 percent found em employment
ployment employment overseas.
The recession had many effects
on the employment picture. Not
only did a student have to have
more interviews to get the same
number of offers he would have
received a year ago, but a higher
academic record was required to
receive an interview.
Also most large companies cut
in half the number of persons
normally hired.
This was not only true here,
but was the general trend all over
the country.
According to Mayberry, for the
first time in about four years
the demand for college graduates
became approximately eqtial to
the supply.
To obtain a job in the future
will require a great deal more ef effort
fort effort on the part of the student,
especially in the letter writing
field. Mayberry predicts that the
employers will be much more
conservative in their hiring. They
will not go after the student; the
student will have to go after the
Summing up the future outlook
for employment Mayberry said,
There will be, I think, a greater
challenge to the student to find
the optimum job for himself. He
will have to use more initiative
in his job-finding, and will have
to do more planning ahead than
has been necessary in the past
few years.

Gator City Editor
A resolution to support President J. Wayne Reitzs
non-violence policy concerning possible integration
of the Graduate School in September and changes
the Executive Council Finance Law brought about
spirited discussion at the Councils meeting Tuesday

The anti-violence resolution cli climaxed
maxed climaxed the two-hour long meeting
of parliamentary procedure and
Which at times saw a disruption
verbal attacks on council mem members.
bers. members. Odhncil members Frank
Pagnini and Brace Boone voted
against the resolution sponsored
by Dave Levy. It carried by a
vote of 16-2.
Anti-Violence Resolution
The resolution stated that The
Executive Council calls upon the
Student Body of the University of
Florida and the citizens of the
State to abide by the Presidents
declaration in the best interests
of this institution.
Student Body President Jerry
Browder urged the Council to sup support
port support President Reitzs policy
which urged non-violence. In re reply
ply reply to a council members opin opinion
ion opinion that this was not the Councils
business, Browder stated that the
student* are directly involved in
this situation. As the represen representative
tative representative of the Student Body we
have the obligation to pass this
Reitzs Statement
President Reitzs statement, is issued
sued issued a few weeks ago, ie ae fol follows:
lows: follows:
In admitting Negro applicants
to the Graduate School, we shall
expect to do so without disruption
or incident. I am convinced that
regardless of personal opinions or
emotions, it is the desire of stu students
dents students and faculty that, in carrying
out the order of the Court, it may
be done with calmness and good
Questions which may arise
concerning the handling of cer certain
tain certain details will be carefully re reviewed
viewed reviewed and discussed with the
Board of Control. Such matters
will be resolved in the best inter interest
est interest of all concerned and thus in
the best interests of the Univer University
sity University and the State of Florida.
Against Resolution
Boone and Pagnini issued a
statement explaining their rea reasons
sons reasons for voting against the reso resolution.
lution. resolution.
Student Government should
take a reliable poll of the students.
If the poll shows that the major majority
ity majority of students are in favor of in integration,
tegration, integration, then Student Govern Government
ment Government should do everything possible
to lead the fight for peaceful in integration.
tegration. integration. But should the students
be in favor of segregation, then
Student Government should lead
the fight for segregation by any
means possible..
Alligator Salaries
Changes hi the Executive Coun Council
cil Council Finance Law which would set
maximum salaries for Summer
Gator editors passed first reading
New Head
Col. Glenn A. Farris, West
Point graduate and former West
Point instructor, assumed the
post of professor of military sci science
ence science and tactics in the Army
ROTC unit at the University of
Florida this week.
Farris succeeded Col. Marvin A.
Kriedberg who was assigned to
Rangoon, Burma as a military
Col. Farris came here with his
family from France where he was
on duty in the Supreme Head Headquarters
quarters Headquarters of the Allied Powers in
Before going to Europe he was
a member of the Joint Staff in
Washington. Col. Farris command commanded
ed commanded the 34th Infantry Regimental
Combat Team of the 24th Infan Infantry
try Infantry Division in Korea. He was
seriously wounded in the Europ European
ean European Theater of World War II
while commanding a battalion of
the 66th Infantry Divison.
Col. Farris attended the Infan Infantry
try Infantry School, Command and Gener General
al General Staff College, the Armed Forc Forces
es Forces Staff College and the NATO De
tense College. He also did a year
of postgraduate work abroad be before
fore before World War n, and has taught
at West Point and at the Infantry
School in PY>rt Benning, Ga.
Col. Kreidberg will receive or orientation
ientation orientation and training from the
Department of the Army in Wasn Wasnington
ington Wasnington before assuming his post
in Burma.

the nation's
largest weekly
summer school
college newspaper

Fridoy, July 25, 1958

by a vote of 10*7. The change
would reduce the editor's salary
from S3O to $26 per week, the
managing editors salary from S2O
to sls, and would set a top limit
for the circulation manager and
business manager.
Salary-setting is done by the
Board of Student Publications
with the approval of the Execu Executive
tive Executive Council. All three members
of the Council who had publi publications
cations publications experience spoke against
the motion.
Levy stated that tt would set
a precedent which would incon inconvenience
venience inconvenience tiie Board in the* future.
Lamar Veal, member of the
Board, stated, I dont think any anyone
one anyone up here is qualified to set
maximum salaries. This is the
Boards responsibility. Lets not
rush into anything.
Bob Shaffer, chairman of the
Finance Committee, and Secre Secretary
tary Secretary of Finance BiH Norris de declared
clared declared that the Council had tile
constitutional right to set maxi maximum
mum maximum salaries for the Alligator.
We could cut their salaries In
half if we want to, Secretary-
Treasurer Norm Wyckoff declar declared.
ed. declared.
An amencfcnent requiring the Fi Finance
nance Finance Committee to meet with
the Board of Student Publications
before taking action on the mo motion
tion motion was ruled as changing the
meaning of the motion. Never Nevertheless,
theless, Nevertheless, the committee will con consult
sult consult with John Paul Jones, chair chairman
man chairman of the Board, before the
next meeting.
Dean Boldt Honored
Assistant Dean of Men A. W.
Boldt was presented an award
for ten years of outstanding ser service
vice service to the Student Body. The
citation was presented the beloved
administrator by Browder on be behalf
half behalf of the Student Body.- Dean
Boldt will leave shortly for an
assignment in Washington, D.C,
Transportation Cancelled
Week-end bus transportation to
Camp Wauburg will be cancelled
due to insufficient student parti participation.
cipation. participation. Only four students
availed themselves of the service
last week-end. The cost to Student
Government was $25, and the
Traffic and Safety Committee
felt that continued eperimentation
would constitute an unnecessary
drain on Student Government
BO Party
A motion to allocate $25 to the
International Student Organisat Organisation
ion Organisation passed second reading. The
money will be used for a party
for its members in recognition at
their service to the organisation.
A motion, Introduced by Dave
Levy, was passed which request requested
ed requested the ISO to sponsor a forum
on the Middle-a*t situation.
Honor Court Him
Bob Shaffer, chairman of the
Finance Committee, introduced a
motion to allocate S6OO from suf sufplue
plue sufplue Student Government funds
toward the production of a film
on the Honor Court. The script
and technical work on the film has
already been completed. The to total
tal total cost of producing the 14%
minute film will be $1,650. Shaf Shaffer
fer Shaffer stated that President Kelt*
has given SSOO towards the cost of
the film. If the film is not pro produced
duced produced within two years, the
money would revert to the Student
Government Reserve Fund. The
motion paseed first reading.
The Florida Players revised con constitution
stitution constitution passed second reading
with no opposition.
President Jerry Browder thank thanked
ed thanked the Summer Gator for its good
coverage of Student Govern Government
ment Government functions. Browder noted
that in the last issue there were
three different stories on the
bus transportation to Camp Wau- i
burg. Each one was different.
Ntw Ait Exhibit Adorns
Murky Bryan Lounge
The 1967 Circuit Exhibition of 1
the Florida Federation of Artists
is now displayed in Bryan Lounge
of Florida Union at the University
of Florida.
The exhibition comp 1t e a }
statewide tour with the campus i
The 31 paintings were chosen
from works of Florida artists and
were Judged in Sarasota before
being sent out on c exhibition.
The exhibition will be on cam campus
pus campus until the end of this month.


Page 2

Orchids And Onions

Now that the tinsel and stardust
have been swept away, its time to
send a few well-deserved orchids for
the smooth operation and all-around
good time the 1958 Summer Sno-b&ll
Frolics provided.
Bill Owen, general chairman of the
show, choose his staff well and cer certainly
tainly certainly can be proud of the job that
Bill Dowdell and Ann Price did on
the decorations.
The ball lived up to its name and
advance billing by being about the
Summer Gator
Editor-irvChief Don Alduk
Managing Editor Bob Bate
Business Mgr Fred Ward
Judy Bates, Asst. Editor; Bob Benoit,
City Editor; Pat Callan, State Editor;
Henry Kaye, Amusement Editor; Cliff
Landers, Feature Editor; John Strick Strickland,
land, Strickland, News Editor; John Eagan, Asst.
Net s Editor; Frank Pound, Sports
Staff Writers. John Seitz, Garry Sutherland,
Pat Peterzon, Butch Brown, Ralph Carey, Bill
Staff Reporters: Dan Dooley, Alice Cox, Mary
Reed, Barbara Bartlett, Clark Kent, Dave
Levy, Bob Sharp, Tom Elliot, Huguetto
Parrish, Jane Perry.
Business Staff
Barbara Hays, Advertising Mgr-: Jo Leps,
Copy Editor; Charlotte Ward, Office Mana Manager.-
ger.- Manager.-
Opinion! expressed in the Letters to the Editor and
signed columns appearing On this page are not neces necessarily
sarily necessarily those of the Summer Gator. Only the editorials
are the official opinion of the newspaper.
The Summer Gator is published each Friday ex except
cept except during the examination period. Entered as second
class matter at United State Post Office, Oarmearille.
Florida. Offices in Florida Union. Fit 6-3 MI. ex extension
tension extension 855.


1 in Ten--The Freshman Girl's Problem

Gator Feature Editor
In a post Frolics bull session
the statement was made that
"nine-tenths of all freshmen girls
at the Univarsity experience
a drastic change in their concep conception
tion conception of morality by the end of
their first two months here."

The average
girl comes to the
University stra straight
ight straight out of high
school, finding a
new and often
awesome world.
The whirlwind
rush of parties,
3.5-to-one ratios,
T-birds, and fra fraternity
ternity fraternity houses
has its effect. At Attitudes,
titudes, Attitudes, like sash-

BE :

ions, change rapidly.
After this adjustment period,
which lasts from a week to a cou
pie of months, about out of 10
of the girls have shed high school
conventions (e.g., nice girls dont
smoke drink, curse, or) . at
least it waa so contended.
The natural question is this: if.
as argued, there are as many as
10 percent of all freshmen girls
who remain "pure and sweet"
even after the "trial period is
past, why than are so few of the
junior and senior girls this way?
There are several reaeons for
the high mortality rate on this
campus. An analysis yields the
following conclusions.
There are two groups of third
and fourth-year girls who are still
neither cynical or Maise. The

Pick It Up At The Stable

When is a check not a check?
When it is drawn on a local bank,
according to the student bank
: n the Kremlin.
At least, this is what the com comrade
rade comrade behind the desk told me this
week. After adjusting her steel
wool hair and shifting her lantern
jaw in the best Ad Building fash fashion,
ion, fashion, she allowed that since the
check was for SBO and drawn on a
local bank Id have to take it
downtown to cash it.
What I want to know is what
is the difference between a check
drawn on a local bank and one
drawn on an out-of-town bank?
rhe last time I checked we were
all using the same money.
Maybe you can tell me w v .at the
mystic qlality of out-of-town
checks is that makes them cash cashable
able cashable at the student bank, when lo local
cal local checks are not. Ia it more


coolest, place in Gainesville that
night. Whoever selected Dean Hud Hudson
son Hudson made a good choice also. His
music was easy to dance to and in interestingly
terestingly interestingly varied.
We very much enjoyed the prefer preferential
ential preferential treatment that we received and
will be on hand the next time Hudson
is in town.
* *
Through the summer the morning
calm near Peabody Hall has been
daily broken by those fearless knights
of the road motorscooter riders. The
biggest gripe we have against motor motorscooter
scooters motorscooter aside from the irresponsi irresponsibility
bility irresponsibility of most of their operatorsis
the virtually unmuffled racket that
they are permitted to create.
If an automobile were operated
anywhere in the city whose engine
made as much noise as most scooters
they would be heavily fined by the
city police. The drone of the one onelung
lung onelung scooter can be heard for several
blocks and has served as an annoy annoyance
ance annoyance and detriment to learning.
We suggest that the Traffic and
Parking Committee take into consi consideration
deration consideration the fact that there is such
a disparity between the privileges of
cars and motorscooters.
We firmly feel that the scooters
should be banned from the areas
around class buildingsbetter yet,
completely from the campus.
Since our earlier comments this
summer disparaging the attitudes' of
college-town permanent residents we
have been deluged with people eager
to demonstrate that opr hypothesis
just wasnt true.
Two in particular are Ethel and
Mildred, night waitresses at the Park Parkette.
ette. Parkette.
When staying up all night to do
a term paper, or just having a late
snack, these girls really make you
feel at home. Eating out. usually
more of a chore than a pleasure
around a college town, gets a lift
from them.

first group has seen the sight's,
gone through the temptations,
and spumed them.
The second group has simply
never had the opportunity. Morali Morality
ty Morality cannot exist in the true sense
of the word without a chance for
expression of its antithesis. Shel Sheltered
tered Sheltered and protected, she is never
exposed to the trials of college
living in all its complexities, nev never
er never allowed to choose for herself
the type of social life she will
lead as a college student.
Consequently, for some girls
arrival at maturity is long-delay long-delayed.
ed. long-delayed. For some, it doesn't come till
college is over and she enters the
world outside, with its multiform
pressures and demands.
Os those girls in the group,
a good number will eventually be
exposed to the seamier side which
their sisters have also viewed and
either accepted or rejected.
Some will accept it; this ex explains
plains explains the dearth of senior girls
who are "nice in the high school
sense of the word i.e., who
dont smoke or drink and who feel
that morality is its own reward.
(Lest certain readers get the
wrong idea, none of this is in intended
tended intended as criticism of the dating
or mating habits of any given co coeds;
eds; coeds; it is rather an exploration
of the various forms of internali internalization
zation internalization taken by different indivi individuals.)
duals.) individuals.)
It is thus the girl who has seen
many types of behavior and cho
sen the one she feels is right
who makes the best catch for the
sincere male. She is in direct

trouble for a person holding an
out-of-town check to take it down downtown
town downtown than it is for me to carry my
local check there? I think not.
What this looks like to me is
one of those typical Ad Building
rules, one of the kind they make
up on dull Saturday mornings
when they have nothing else to do
Or maybe the Ad Building is
conducting an insidious campaign
to force students to either ban):
with the University (theyll not gel
a cent of mine, thats for sure'
or to bank out of town. I imagine
the Gainesville banks would like
to know their checks are not cash
able at the University. Maybe
you can find out why and let them
know for me. Right now Im too
busy; 1 have to drive a truck ou
to the Sunnyland Training Center
and pick up a new load of rule*
for the Ad Building to use.
John Setts

Friday, July 25,1958

contrast, experience wise, to the
above cited 10 percent.
Will "Reap*
Apropos of these non exper experienced
ienced experienced girls, the statement was
made that "anyone who goes with
a freshman girl is merely sow sowing
ing sowing what somebody else will
Following logically from the
foregoing, the argument took this
Since most fresnmen girls are,
-n reality, in the thirteenth
grade" their first few weeks in
college, it is much too early to de determine
termine determine what form their final at attitudes
titudes attitudes will take.
Thus, although such a girl may
remain wholesome and bright brighteyed
eyed brighteyed her entire first year, a boy is
risking a lot to get pinned to her,
since her viewpoint is constant constantly
ly constantly being remolded by the college
While it may be ridiculously
simple for an experienced college
nan to "snow" the innocent little
freshman accustomed to the hot
rod and sock hop crowd back in
high school, it seldom pays. With
the spring usually comes the
"agonising reappraisal" with
the average duration os. college ro romances
mances romances lasting about one semes semester.
ter. semester.
Havrag become imatuated with
a single facet of the boys person personality
ality personality (intelligence, dancing abili ability,(
ty,( ability,( or even "coolness,") the mat maturing
uring maturing girl realizes that whatev whatever
er whatever the trait, there ia always some someone
one someone better in any particular area.
A true relationship must be one
of the whole personality, and not
centered around a single outstan outstanding
ding outstanding attribute or talent.
If youll pardon the tautology,
experience can come only from
experience. And from such diver diversity
sity diversity of knowledge is derived the
soundness of choice that ~iarks the
mature individual. As Seneca said,
"he who rules having heard but
one side of the argument, though
he rule wisely, has ruled unjust unjustly.
ly. unjustly.
Our column last week on the
activities of spacemen and cave cavenea
nea cavenea teas evoked some rather in interesting
teresting interesting comments and accuse accuseions.
ions. accuseions. To those members of the
Florida Speleoglcal Society who
/ere offended by the admittedly
tongue-in-cheek, article, we apolo apolorise.
rise. apolorise.
To those less conservative trog trogjdyes
jdyes trogjdyes Who have accused us of
never having set foot in a cave, we
vould like to state that upon ou*
last exploration, the guano in Carl Carlbad
bad Carlbad -ns was ove- inch<
deep. We invite them to compare
his \/ih the itate of afairs a.
Warrens Cave.

i c%>
I EftrC EftrC"Hmm,
"Hmm, EftrC"Hmm, You'll get $1.98 trade-in, which will just about make the down pay payment
ment payment on thot new physics book!"

Applause for Claude; A Look Ahead

Former Alligator Editor
The campaign for former
Senator Claude Pepper is pick picking
ing picking up steam.
The ex-Washington legislator
is trying to move Benator Spes Spessard
sard Spessard Holland away from the
public trough so that he might
share a little in the benefits
and pleasure* of the Washing Washington
ton Washington Merry Go-Round.
Its goad to see a hot cam campaign
paign campaign in the offing.
For too long the state with
the blandest politics in the na nation
tion nation has seen unopposed candi candidates
dates candidates within their own party and
only token voice from the op opposing
posing opposing party, which is anything
but good government.

Pepper has
had wide ex experience
perience experience as a
member of the
Senate dlring
the crucial
years of Roose Roosevelt
velt Roosevelt and Tru Truman.
man. Truman. As chair chairman
man chairman of a com committee
mittee committee on the
Middle East in
1950, he has
personal con-


tact with an area to demand
more and more attention from
the Congress in coming years.
As the first senator to
prpose the all important lend lendlease
lease lendlease legislation which kept our
allies going, and with the vision
to propose the United Nations
before the Senate, his ability and
farsightedness has been amply


Reviews Junior Colleges; Scolds Politics

Professional Student
Floridas expanding junior col colleges
leges colleges are frightening rome univer university
sity university educators, not just a few o!
them here at the University of

The reason is
that the current
junior colleges
are doing a fine
job, but too
many of their
products that
pass there have
too great an up-
I hill battle when
they transfer to
the University


With the new junior colleges
under the power of local school
boards, it is expected the mamby mambypamby
pamby mambypamby treatment accorded high
schools will fall the lot of the new
junior colleges. Mamby pambyism
means parents are pleased before
educators, and the student suf suffers.
fers. suffers.
Why? Because the student gets
a B or C average (sometimes A)
in junior coHege because of one
non-academic aspect or the oth other,
er, other, and he or she comes to Gvflle

Rabid Caver Answers Back

Dear Editor,
If you see Cliff Landers be
fore I do, tell him hes a fool.
He knows nothing aoout the Sky-
Divers, the Spelunkers, or Sci-
Fi. Hes never felt the weignt
of a 'chute., seen a beautiful
cave formation, or understood
a science-flctory story. Several
memhe-s of the FSS and the
Sci-Fi were interested in the
Sky Divers. They did NOT, re repeat,
peat, repeat, NOT form the organiza organization.

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:
As our needs change so our
Uves change; this is part of our
coexistence with Mfes fluctuat fluctuating
ing fluctuating demands and idiosyncracief
characterizing the will of man
to respond to changes in lifes
environment, which In turn influ influences
ences influences his need to respond direct directly
ly directly to the causation and the reflex
ive response thereof. Manifold va variations
riations variations of desize result from per periUtatio.
iUtatio. periUtatio. s of th accretion of sa satisfaction
tisfaction satisfaction of the original needs
and desires. No absolutes revolve

Holland has had experience
and knows the ropes, true, but
unfortunately he is not known
as a man who stands up much
for anything but roll calls. Those
who vote for Pepper will vote
for wisdom and strength, and
an able candidate But be sure
at least to vote, for registra registration
tion registration books close August 9, and
thats only a few weeks away
according to my campaign poop
* *
It was interesting to read in
the state press a few weeks ago
about the new faculty student
committee temporarily named
to advise and consult on the
effects of graduate school inte integration
gration integration hre this Fall.
Many of %is knew that this
group had been formed by Pres President
ident President Reitz earlier in the
summer. No statement had been
released to the press, though,
and I was watching to see how
fast it would leak out to one
of the many state newspaper
correspondents on the campus.
Im glad to see Reitz make
the UF the first southern school
where students as well as ad administators
ministators administators have met jointly for
advice and briefing on the sit situation.
uation. situation. The group is not for in integration
tegration integration or segregation, but
merely to offer wise counsel on
the matter.
Student members, heretofore
unannounced, 59 Stu Student
dent Student Body President Tom Biggs,
Seminole Editor Fern Totty,
Blue Key President Tom Mc-
Aliley and former Blue Key
president Steve Sessums.

and frequently flunks out or barely
edges by due to insufficient aca academic
demic academic discipline in the junior col colleges.
leges. colleges.
This hasnt been the problem of
Californias junior colleges, which
total some astronomical figure,
(88 at last count. Ed), but Im
sure there must have been at first
until the universities forced if on
them to grade stiffer.
What worries educators here is
that the state may force upon the
University the standards of the
junior college, since local state
representatives and senators from
junior college counties and dis districts
tricts districts may show more interest in
what the academic standards of
Junior colleges are than the uni universities.
versities. universities.
Again, the fellow suffering is
the student who gets clobbered
with bad grades because of insuf insufficient
ficient insufficient background. Our own Uni University
versity University College has upgraded it itself
self itself slightly beyond the objective
test level, and is aiming higher
with honors sections et al.
It would be a good state news
story to see how the junior col college
lege college transfer students make out
in the big time.
* *
Don Allen, editor of the Sum-

tion. organization. Landers, the jerk, is
slandering a man he never met,
who organized the Sky-Divers,
a guy, along with myself, who
does not appreciate stupid jokes
about parachutes, nor idiot re remarks
marks remarks about caves. A little ge genuine
nuine genuine interest in the organiza organizations,
tions, organizations, not just peripheral ac acquaintanceships
quaintanceships acquaintanceships with one or
two people might do him some
An excited Cavet

around the subject, pacifying
mankind; his satisfaction Is in
direct proportion to his degree of
acceptance of hie own analyses
of man's problems and becoming
aware of the needs himself. True
satisfaction lies in the realm of
he capacity of a man to be
aware at his own acting or self selfrationalization
rationalization selfrationalization of which all
thought conditions result.
Alfred E. Neumann
Ed. Note; Mr. Neumann, who
says has not worried, specialis specialises
es specialises in writing college textbooks.

Department heads and admin administrators
istrators administrators comprise the re remainder
mainder remainder of the membership.
The existence of the commit committee
tee committee is reasurring in this troubl troubled
ed troubled time, but I do feel that as in
so many cases involving the Uni University
versity University Administration, candor
would have been the best ap approach.
proach. approach.
President Reitz should have
issued a statement to the press
about the formation of the body,
not leave the facts to "leak
out" for publication. In some something
thing something of this importance, it is
unwise for the University to
have to invite the press to go
about picking up hearsay and
rumor on which to build a story.
Unnecessary secrecy in this
matter was not necessary.
PREDICTION TIME: An im improvement
provement improvement in Food Service fa facilities
cilities facilities seems in order as new
Director W. H. Miller continues
his surveys to improve the serv service
ice service and the food. A suggestion
would be, Mr. Miller, that more
students be hired, cutting back
on permanent help so as to aid
those who need to work to at attend
tend attend college. Higher salaries
and better working conditions
would also be in good order.
Second, violence this Fall
seems imminent. A small though
immature group seems intent
on rummaging around the
strong-arm box to do what whatever
ever whatever they can to stir up trouble
and thereby besmirch the en entire
tire entire University this Fall.
Third, a possible election vic victory
tory victory for Claude Pepper. Harry
Truman did it, why not Claude?
See you at the polls.

mer Gator, mad/e a mistake in
editorial precedent by endorsing a
political candidate in the U. S.
senate race, I feel (even though
I share his sentiments), but just
as bad was Tom Biggs, president
of the student body, who lent his
name to the opposition camp.
Neither men were chosen for
their campus positions based upon
their endorsements in political
campaigns, but maybe everyone
on campus was so, so tired of
our degraded campus politics
and lifeless elections that they
wanted to know what it was like to
have opposition again.
Its too bad the big student
leaders, including FBK boys, dont
like to mix it up in campus poli politics
tics politics except in the summer. Some
day the politicos will find holding
campus office only means prestige
and importance when they have
two parties and more than the
paltry 30 per cent of the student
body turn out to vote. That 30
per cent only represented the bloc
boys anyway. I think Claude and
Spessard will give a show on how
to get up interest. Take heed,
young uns.

Patronize Your
'Gator Advertisers
R-niolph Scott
mm t

An Indian's Reflections

Middle East, which at one time
attracted very little attention of 1
the students of this University, has
now become the only topic for dis- i
cussion. In cafeteria, playground, i
Florida Union and post office-one
hears heated debates about the
fate of the various Middle East
countries, the U. S. stand in this
regard and the ultimate outcome
of this political deadlock.
Considering the topical value :
of the problem, I set here my re reflections
flections reflections on this issue. I hasten ;
to add, however, that these views
are mine, and do not in any way
reflect the opinion of my country,
or for that matter, of any other
To appreciate the problem bet better,
ter, better, it may be pertinent to look j
at the Middle East situation in
retrospect. By the turn of 1957 the
Suez Canal issue, which once tend tended
ed tended to threaten the international
peace, was reduced to a matter
of second rank curiosity. British 1
and French troops were with withdrawn
drawn withdrawn and the traffic came back to
However, the political situation
underwent a major change. The
Soviet position in the Middle East
strengthened significantly with a
simultaneous deterioration of the
Western position. Britain and
France were almost completely el eliminated
iminated eliminated as active factors of in influence
fluence influence in the region, leaving the
U. S. and Russia facing each oth other.
er. other.
Against this background may
be viewed the "Eisenhower doc doctrine"
trine" doctrine" which received the as assent
sent assent of the House of Representa Representatives
tives Representatives on March 9 last year. The
doctrine was "the major strate strategic
gic strategic measure designed by Ameri American
can American policy makers to stem the
tide of Soviet successes in the Mid Middle
dle Middle East-Russias unchallanged
emergence as a friend and pro protector
tector protector of the small uncommitted
nations; her espousal of neutral neutralism;
ism; neutralism; as the exponent of peace;
her entrenchemnt in Egypt and
The most important clause in
it was the U. S. support of the
"independence and integrity of
the nations of the Middle East",
through economic aid, military
assistance and, if need be, the
use of armed force in case of
"armed aggression from any
country controlled by international
While the decision to grant eco economic
nomic economic aid appeared to be the
rephrasing of long term U.S. For Foreign
eign Foreign policy, there was recorded a
major departurethe use of arm armed
ed armed force to fight international
communism. At that time, there
was, prlma facie, very little dang danger
er danger of armed aggression by cqm cqmmunists
munists cqmmunists on the Middle East coun countries;
tries; countries; the real danger, as seen
by Western world, was "the grad gradual
ual gradual attraction, by means of inter internal
nal internal subversion and coups, of more
and more Middle Eastern coun countries
tries countries into the quasi -neutralist, anti
Western, pro-Soviet Syro Egyp Egyptian
tian Egyptian alliance.
The question, therefore, as to
what constituted "armed aggres aggression"
sion" aggression" and what signified "inter "international
national "international communism remained
Then followed a long period of
political interlude an apparent
outward calmness, but a gradual
change in political situation with within
in within the Arab world, ultimately giv giving
ing giving birth to the idea of Arab
solidarity and unity.
The first step towards the real realization
ization realization of the Arab Unity was the
establishment early in 1958 of the
United Arab Republic uniting Eg Egypt
ypt Egypt and Syria and the Federal
State consisting of Jordan and
Iraq. And so acute was their de desire
sire desire to achieve unity that they
used the word Ittihada word
conveying a sense of oneness and
unity with God.
This dramatic development was
by no means abrupt. The break breaking
ing breaking up of the Middle Fast into
a number of political entities was
as reported by the press, a result
of the conflicting interests of the
Western Powers in this region.
The tactics of "divide and rule"
applied to this area was primari primarily
ly primarily responsible for the feeling of
suspicion for western motives and
the consequential attempts of Ar Arab
ab Arab nations to consolidate their po powers.

re limn nuft re mbit m gi|
/- h fMlUNlfnff i
rT.rTM&i I

wers. powers. The nationalistic spirit in the
Arab world was born "out of a
feeling of a proteat against the
Western domination, interference
and intervention in the domestic
affairs of these states.
In the process of unification ap appeared
peared appeared a dominating personality
in bold relief. That personality
was Col. Abdel Gamal Nasser,
who not only increased his pres prestige
tige prestige in the eyes of the seventy
million Arabs, but also became
a torch bearer of the whole Arab
people. No wonder the leaders of
the Soviet Union recently arrang arranged
ed arranged a secret meeting with Nasser,
which lasted well over two weeks.
No sooner was Nasser back
from his secret trip to Russia
than the conflict of Arabism ver versus
sus versus Lebanese patriotism seemed to
grow momentum. And then the
political bubble burst early thia
month with the assassination of
King Faisal of Iraq followed by
a coup detat in that country.
This had an immediate impact on
all the Arab nations.
In Lebanon internal political un unrest
rest unrest tended to threaten Its peace
and security. The Government of
Lebanon was in consequence forc forced
ed forced to seek help from the U.S.
The recent American decision
to send military troops to Lebanon
must be viewed in this perspec perspective.
tive. perspective. According to international
law, as I understand, the U. S.
would be justified in acceding to
the request of the Lebanese gov government
ernment government in providing military help
provided the United Nations was
informed as soon as possible. As
we all know, the U.S action has
been within the legal limits.
Presently, as tnis article is sent
to the Alligator, the con contradictory,
tradictory, contradictory, confused and vacil vacillating
lating vacillating world looks at the Middle
East muddle with awe, while the
United Nations debates the proD proDlem
lem proDlem with sincerity, and the Brit British
ish British and American military troops
march on the streets of Jordan
and Beirut to fight against "in "international
ternational "international communism".
Opinions widely differ amongst
the students of this University
as to the Justification of the U. S.
action. The major opinions, how however,
ever, however, 'Can be grouped into four
categories: (1) U. S. was perfectly
justified in helping an independent
country who sought its assistance.
(2) Although the U.S. action was
justified, it was untimely. (8)
Since it was an internal political
unrest of an independent country,
U.S. should have refrained from,
extending military help. (4) To re reiterate
iterate reiterate its faith on democracy,
U. S. should not have taken the
action itself, but should have let
the U. N. take necessary action.
It is difficult to predict which
of the opinions listed above will
prove right. Probably this will
remain a debatable issue for
quite some time. Meanwhile, if
war does break out in that part
of the sun-burnt world, the. heavy
toll of lives, the moral degrada degrada.
. degrada. tion of mankind and the revival
of cold war will provide the ans ans-1
-1 ans-1 wer.
My candid opinion, however, is
. that most people have put the
l right emphasis on the wrong place.
It is true that this country took
: steps to assist Lebanon to help
t it out of the crisis. But what
[ needs to be realized is that the
. U.S., as a pioneer of world peace,
. had to extend military help to that
> helpless nation owing to the failure
of the United Nations to take im*
mediate steps in that direction
? due to its complicated administra administra
administra tive and legal procedures.
And if the U.N., in the near
l future, fails to create some kind
l of "emergency provision which
would empower it to take "time "timer
r "timer ly action in regard to critical
i situations such as the one facing
I the Middle East, I would unreluc unreluctantly
tantly unreluctantly conclude that our dream of
i having an international body cap cap
cap able of maintaining peace and
> sovereignty of independent coun coun-1
-1 coun-1 tries in this family of nations
; will remain unrealized forever.

From Hell To Texas
with Don Murray and
Diane Varsi
All At Sea
with Alec Guiness
Gordon Scott in
Torzon And The
Lost Safari
Spencer Tracy in
Northwest Passage
Cole Younger,
with Frank Lovejoy
The Living Idol
with Steve Forest
Fess Parker in
Old Teller
Davie Crockett and
The River Pirates
Mr. Roberts
with James Cagney and
Henry Fonda
Bottle Cry
with Van Hefflin and
Aldo Roy

Opens To Vote
Students of the University of
Florida who plan to wote to the
coming county, state and national
lection*, have only 18 days left
to which to register.
The registration office on the
lint floor of the Alachua County
Courthouse to open every day from
9 to 6 and also from 7 to on
Tuesdays and Fridays.
Min Sue Simpson, Superinten Superintendent
dent Superintendent es Registration, and her help helpers
ers helpers will gladly offer assistance in
answering questions.
To qualify for voting in the
state of Florida, students of the
University must have resided in
Florida one year and must have
been a resident of Gainesville for
six months. ~
Thus far, only fifty-three stud students
ents students who live on campus have
qualified since March S, the new
opening date. Data is not avail available
able available as to the number of off-cam off-campus
pus off-campus students qualified.
Miss Simpson stated that her
office has hopes that the new PK
Ybnge high school can be used for
precinct 28 voting. All on-camp us
students must vote at precinct
Remember, August 9 to the last
date for qualifyingdon't be left
Pruitt Assumes
New Clinic Post
Charles W. Pruitt, Jr. has been
appointed assistant director of
the University of Floridas Teach Teaching
ing Teaching Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Rus Rusell
ell Rusell S. Poor, provost of the J. Hil Hillis
lis Hillis Miller Health Center, announ announced
ced announced this week.
Pruitt was promoted to this post
from his previous position as as- j
sistant in administration, Office
of the Provost.
An alumnus of the University of
Florida with both bachelors and
masters degrees in business ad administration,
ministration, administration, Pruitt has already
assumed his duties in the Teach Teaching
ing Teaching Hospital and Clinics office of
the Health center.
A graduate of Andrew Jackson
High School in Jacksonville, Pru Pruitt
itt Pruitt is a member of the Board of
Director* of the Gainesville Jun Junior
ior Junior Chamber of Commerce.
While attending the University
of Florida, Pruitt was tapped for
membership in Florida Blue Key,
served as president of Beta Theta
Pi social fraternity, business ma manager
nager manager of the Lyceum Council, cap captain
tain captain of the cheerleading squad,
and was initiated into Phi Kappa
Phi and Alpha Kappa Psi, hon honorary
orary honorary scholarship fraternities.
He joined the Health Center
staff in November, 1984 as ad administrative
ministrative administrative assistant to the Pro Provost
vost Provost and in June, 1955 was pro promoted
moted promoted to assistant in administra administration
tion administration in that office.
He is a veteran of the U. S.
Air Force.
The Teaching Hospital and Cli Clinics
nics Clinics is scheduled to open this fall
in tihe for the first class of the
College of Medicine to begin its
clinical training. n

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Miller Planning Better
Service, Food This Fall

Food that looks and tastes
better is the theme lor Food
Service as announced by W. H.
Miller as plans for improving
food and service get under way
for the coming year.
One of Millers first acta after
taking over the position as direc director
tor director of Food Service three weeks
ago was to appoint Ralph Poteat
new manager of the main cafeter cafeteria.
ia. cafeteria. Poteat is leaving his present
position as manager of the Da Davidson
vidson Davidson College Cafeteria at North
Carolina to take over the new job.
Poteat will arrive in a few
weeks, and both he and Miller will
then begin to go over plans for
improving all units of Food Ser Service.
vice. Service.
At present, Miller to working on
an employee analysis to find out
where some weak spots in the
handling of food are. According to
Miller, this employee chart
shows a plan similar to that of a
blue print used by architects.
A position to marked, and when
one looks this chart over, he can
see where more personnel is need needed,
ed, needed, and where they are not need needed.
ed. needed.
A step towards improving the
looks of the cafeteria food to
the addition of new salad refri refrigerators
gerators refrigerators behind the serving lines.
Two new appointments were
made earlier this semester to fill
the openings crreated by the two
nearly completed dorms
in the fall.

Academic Affairs Dean
OK's New Generation

Meet Dean Robert Mautz,
newly presiding watch dog over
all Academic Affairs.
Asked his reaction to his new
position, Dean Mautz grinned in
that delightfully dignified man manner
ner manner peculiar to all deans, and
remarked, Well, its really too
soon to have had a reaction yet,
dont you thihk? Ive been tunnel tunneling
ing tunneling through such an avalanche
of paper Work, the biennial bud budget.
get. budget. and things of that ilk Ive
hardly had time to turn around!
What made you leave the Law
School?, we asked. He paused,
giving the far wall a thorough in inspection.
spection. inspection.
Well, to be truthful, I was re reluctant
luctant reluctant to leave. I still teach
one class there and retain the title
of Professor ... but this to such
a wonderful challenge for an
educator! I feel that the Uni University
versity University of Florida is on the
road to becoming an even more
outstanding institution. If I can be
of help it would be not only per personally
sonally personally rewarding but also ex extremely
tremely extremely gratifying from every
Law books galore stared judi judiciously
ciously judiciously from the many bookcases
in his office with now and then
a touch of Lewis Caroll, and, on
the back wall, a most delight delightful
ful delightful satire, cartoonally speaking, of
those individuals known as the
Bootlicking Tribe! Also a picture
of his sailboat, a ketch, which
reputedly has skipped off with
all sorts of highly cherished tro trophies
phies trophies
How about some background
history where you were bom,
I was bom, he ticked off on
his fingers," in Marion, Ohio,
went to school at the University of
Miami, Ohio, where I was a mem member
ber member of Beta Theta Pi, studied at
Tale Law School and practiced
in New York. I went to Africa
as attorney for Pan American,
then big game hunting for fortunately
tunately fortunately didnt get anything
I do have some leopard skins at
home though. Whenever people
ask and they generally do
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Elise J. Shannon, president as assistant
sistant assistant producer manager of Food
Service, will take over as man manager
ager manager of the cafeteria in Mar Marjorie
jorie Marjorie K. Rawlings Dorm for Wo Women,
men, Women, and Arnold Chambers, pre present
sent present manager of the luncheon
room at the Florida Room in
P. K. Yonge will take over as
manager of the H. Harold Hume
Dorm for Men.
These appointments wll go into
effect this fall, when the new
dorms open.
Marjorie Hamilton, manager of
the Student Service Center (Hub),
handed in her resignation today
to Miller to go into effect on or
about August 15. Her replacement
has not been named, but Miller
has said that he has a few
persons in mind for the position.
Hamilton resigned her present
position to accept a new position
Holiday Inn, a new restaurant
south of Gainesville on route 441.
A general comment by Miller is
that the food and service of
the units of Food Service are in
good condition, but a few changes
will be made to help improve
He also mentioned that any
student Is welcome to talk over
My suggestionss with him at his
office, for this cafeteria is here
for the students, and the students
are the ones that have to be

Did you shoot them?!? Here he
laughed, No, I talked them to
The war found him with the
military government in Ger-
many. Shortly after, he came to
teach at Floridas Law School.
Useless facts department:
What do you think of girl's
We Americans are caught in a
peculiar tragedy: our clothes
arent adapted to this tropical
climate. Your women are lucky!
Most of the girls Ive seen look looked
ed looked very attractive in Bermudas.
This sort of compromise is good,
because both comfort and good
taste are satisfied.
You hear a lot about the so socalled
called socalled Beat Generation. Do you
believe we re really that beat?
And if so, why?
Nonsense!!Youre a lot bet better
ter better than former generations have
been at your age. Young people
today are remarkably mature;
they have a depth and serious seriousness
ness seriousness of purpose and I like that
zest and intellectual curl 6si t y
which characterizes a University
Your attitudes are different
. . that doesnt make them
worse, merely different! I think
your escapades are actually
much saner than some of former
generations ... but dont think
I approve of your riots!
Thank God for youth! he
went on. Life would get mighty
dull without them! But then,
he grinned, Im for people!
Three Appointed
To Growl Posts
Ron Cacciatore, Harold McCart
and Bill Crickenberger have been
named to major Gator Growl
committees for the University of
Florida homecoming program Oct.
Dick Burk, director of Growl
announced Cacciatore, Tampa
junior, as chairman of the Field
Acts committee. This committee
will audition student talent for
acts to be used during Growl.
These acts will appear between
stage presentations and during
Cacciatore called on students to
inquire at the Gator Growl of office
fice office when the fall semester re resumes
sumes resumes in September about audi audition
tion audition dates.
McCart, Atlanta junior, was
named chairman of the Band and
Fireworks committee, and Crick Crickenberger,
enberger, Crickenberger, West Pakn Beach sopho sophomore,
more, sophomore, was named assistant to Di Director
rector Director Burk.

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Tbe man biting snake above is Roes Alien of Rose Allens Reptile Institute at
Florida's Silver Springs. AMen is not really mad at tbe snake, he just finds it a convenient
way to hold it underwater as he goes after another one. Roess unique snake hunting prac practices
tices practices are featured in the August issue of True Magarine in a story entitled M Reptile Ramie.

Revisions in Finance Law
Article 8, Section (a)
For Summer Session, not to exceed:
Alligator, Editor $25.00 per week
Alligator, Managing Editor 16.00 per week
Alligator, Circulation Mgr. 5.00 per week
Alligator, Business Mgr. 6%% of all deposits
from sale of advertising and 1% of
all subscription sales.
(All other former paying positions for Sumsner Alligator are
Summer Music, Business Manager $75.00
Sci-Fi, Sky-Divers Not Kin

I would like to thank Mr. Land Landers
ers Landers for his mention of Sci-Fi in his
column for your newspaper on
July 18. We are a small organi organization,
zation, organization, only newly formed on
campus, and are always glad to
have publicity, even in the col columns
umns columns of the Alligator.
I see no reason to call Mr.
Landers to account for the op opinions
inions opinions he expressed in his column,
for they are his prerogative as
a newspaper columnist. But I
feel it is only fair to assure all
readers that his comments were
merely opinions, and resulted in
no way from any interview with
myself or any other Sci-Fi mem member.
ber. member.
On one point qt fact, however,
Mr. Landers to in error. Soi-Fi
was not connected with the at attempt

Would Student Poll Aid Segregation?

Gator City Editor
Brace Boone and Frank Pag Pagnini
nini Pagnini suggested to this reporter,
after the Executive Council
meeting Tuesday night, that a
reliable poll be taken among
students to ascertain their pre preference
ference preference for or against integra integration
tion integration here at the University of

I do not wish |
to discredit ei either
ther either of these
conscienti o u S
gentle me n.
However, this
suggestion, al although
though although present presented
ed presented In the best
interests of the
Student Body,
is not practi practical.
cal. practical. It would I
serve no prac-

tical purpose as the U. S. Dis District
trict District Court has ruled that quali qualified
fied qualified Negro applicants must be
admitted to the Graduate School
in September.
The State has already used
every possible delaying action
and any student action to
delay integration would only dis discredit
credit discredit the University.
I am convinced that student
opinion favors segregation, how however,
ever, however, student opinion also fav favors
ors favors non-violence. Any poll taken
at the present time would show
this to be true.
Although believing that the
Federal Government shouldn't
force integration upon the South,
there seems no other constitu constitutional
tional constitutional alternative. Peaceful inte integration
gration integration must come. Time and
understanding will remove all
Another gripe concerns ciga cigare
re cigare 11 e advertising. Not the

tempt attempt to foum a Sky Diving Club
here at the University. Os our
membership of twenty five, only
two showed an interest in skydiv skydiving.
ing. skydiving. I* cannot see that this con constitutes
stitutes constitutes a plan on the part of Sci-
Fi to form such a club.
As regards the aims and inter interests
ests interests of Sci-Fi, Mr. Landers views
are not violently mistaken. We
wish to provide a place for any
non-gifted fen (as we abbrevia abbreviation-happy
tion-happy abbreviation-happy Sci-Fiers say) to dis discuss
cuss discuss the various fields of science
fictionincluding prozines, fan fanzines,
zines, fanzines, APAs, and the many stf stfcons
cons stfcons held throughout the world.
We extend an open invitation to
any SF fan or reader in the area
to join Sci-Fi.
Pres. Sci-FI

contemporary kind that em emphasises
phasises emphasises the high filtration quali quality
ty quality of the miracle tip, and
ignores the increased tar and ni nicotine
cotine nicotine content of todays filter
cigarettes but good old oldfashioned
fashioned oldfashioned cigarette advertising
of 25 years ago.
Looking through an old Alli Alligator
gator Alligator of that period we find the
following trifling information:
Chesterfields boasted that
they were seasoned with spicy
/aromatic tobaccos from Turkey
and Greece. Even the names of
the towns mentioned sound ex exotic;
otic; exotic; Samsoun and Smyrna,
Xanthi and Cavalla.
Luckies were even then us using
ing using the slogan that died just a
few years ago, So round, so
firm, so fully packed. One ad advertisement
vertisement advertisement asked, When smok smoking
ing smoking a Lucky, have you noticed
the long white ash? Today
Marlboro cigarettes often state
Dr. Mounts On Trip For
Study, Research, Meeting
Dr. Charles E. Mounts, Asso Associate
ciate Associate Professor of English at the
University of Florida, left last
week for a round of academic
study and meetings.
He will tour the campuses of
Ohio State University and West Western
ern Western Reserve University before go going
ing going to Dartmouth for several
weeks research on a scholarly
A candidate for the office of
district senator of Phi Beta Kappa,
Mounts will attend their triennial
Council meeting at New York
University the end of August.
He will complete his trip by
participating in the English In Institute
stitute Institute at Columbia University.
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Baringer to Head
Lincoln Day Fete
The Abraham Lincoln Sesqui Sesquicentennial
centennial Sesquicentennial Commission has as its
executive director Dr. William E.
Baringer, University of Florida
professor of social sciences and
The Commission is the federal
senatorial committee formed to
direct celebrations of the one hun hundred
dred hundred fiftieth anniversary of Lin Lincolns
colns Lincolns birthday.
Author of three books and many
articles on Lincoln, Barin Baringer
ger Baringer served as executive secre secretary
tary secretary of the Abraham Lincoln As Association
sociation Association in Springfield. Illinois,
before coming to the University.
He was selected by the Senate
committee from many qualified
candidates for the position and
will be on leave of absence from
his teaching duties for & year and
a half.
The purpose of the program
will be to provide for appropri appropriate
ate appropriate and nationwide observances
of Lincolns birthday and will in include
clude include the commemoration of the
centennial of his election to the
Baringers duty will be to direct
the research, publications, radio
and TV programs, and other pro projects
jects projects which will promote ap appropriate
propriate appropriate and nationwide obser observances
vances observances of the anniversary.
His headquarters will be in
Washington, D. C.

thelong white ash is the sign
of fine tobacco. It seems that
there is nothing new in advertis advertising.
ing. advertising.
Religious Leader
To Appear Here
The Adequate Personality
will be defined in a panel dis discussion
cussion discussion featuring Dr. Arthur
Combs, a human relations expert,
Tuesday (July 29) in Walker Au
ditorium on the University of
Florida campus.
Dr. Combs, professor of psy psychology
chology psychology and education at the
University, will talk on the sub subject
ject subject in the only Student Religious
Association sponsored event of the
Summer session.
After the talk Dr. Combs will
moderate a panel discussion on his
remarks. Panelists will include
Rev. Thaxton Springfield, pastor
of University Methodist Church-
Wesley Foundation, Rev. Bill Ul Ullycrop.
lycrop. Ullycrop. Episcopal rector from
Canterbury House, and two gradu graduate
ate graduate students, Mary Jane McPher McPherson
son McPherson and Dick Atkinson, SRA pre president.
sident. president.
The program will begin at 8 p.
Dr. Combs has developed hu human
man human relations programs for the
General Electric Company and for
the Air Force and is widely known
as a psychological consultant to
school systems throughout the
Dr. Combs established the clini clinical
cal clinical training program and Uni University
versity University personal Counselling Ser Service
vice Service at Syracuse University and
was its director for some years.
He hi past president of the New
York State Psychological Associa Association
tion Association and past chairman of the joint
council of New York State Psy Psychologists,
chologists, Psychologists, and the Division of
Clinical Psychology of NYSPA.


Frazier Rogers Dies;
Due to Retire' Thursday

Professor Frasier Rogers, whose <
July Slst retirement from the
University after 40 years of ac active
tive active service in the College of
Agriculture and the Agricultural
Experiment Station was announc announced
ed announced Monday, died Tusday after afternoon
noon afternoon of a heart attack while en
route to Alachua General Hospi Hospital.
tal. Hospital. He was 65.
As head of the Agricultural En Engineering
gineering Engineering Department since 1923,
he wus the senior employe of the
University In total years of serv service
ice service and had joined the staff in
1918 as an agronomy assistant.
Prof. Rogers was born Feb. 7,
1893 in Ora, Miss. He graduated
from Mississippi State In 1915 and
completed his masters degree at
Florida in 1930.
He was vice president of the
board of directors of the Univer University
sity University of Florida Athletic Assn, and
had been & member of the group
since 1922. HU lively Interest in
athletics stemmed from participa participai
i participai tion in football at Mississippi State

Elvis and Stripper
to Shake on Streeas

Gator Amusement Editor
Starting Sunday, Screaming
Mimi howls into the State Thea Theatre.
tre. Theatre. The movie, a torrid and vi vivacious
vacious vivacious story, is taken from the
best seller by Fredric Brown.
The movie stars sexsatious An Anita
ita Anita Eckberg and famed hoochie
coochie stripper Gypsy Rose Lee,
in her first screen role with
clothes on.
Playing with Mimi is a transat transatlantic
lantic transatlantic adventure story, Crash
Landing, starring Gary Merrill.
The film flings together. . good
and bad. The double feature
plays through Tuesday the 29th.
No Time For Sergeants, a
riotous comedy will continue
through Saturday at the Florida.
Another picture in the same vein
opens Sunday at the Florida.
Imitation General is suspens*
ful but replete with typical G. I.
Glenn Ford plays a sergeant
who impersonates a general to
save his battalion. His side kick
in this adventuresome plot Is Red
Buttons of Ho Ho and Sayon Sayonara
ara Sayonara fame. Taina Elg plays the
feminine lead.
Opening Wednesday at the State
is a moving suspense thriller,
Across the Bridge taken from
the novel by Graham Greene.
The story stars Rod Stieger as
a one-time dominating millionaire
who becomes a down-and out
fugitive in Mexico.
Starting Wednesday at the Flor Florida
ida Florida is an Elvis Presley film. This
particular cinemashow is taken
from a best selling novel, A
Stone for Danny Fisher, by Har Harold
old Harold Robbins. When this writer
read the book it was about a
Jewish lad who, under the influ influence
ence influence of a broken home and his
hoodlum friends becomes a big bigtime
time bigtime gangster. However, Hal Wal Wallis
lis Wallis has seen fit to move the locale
from Brooklyn to the French
Quarter in New Orleans and
change the name of the story to

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College until 1914 when a knee In Injury
jury Injury forced him to the sidelines.
At the time of his death a
Frazier Rogers Appreciation
Committee had been set up to
give public Recognition and tri tribute
bute tribute to his long and continuous
record of illustrious service.
More than 3,000 letters had been
sent out by the executive com committee
mittee committee of the Florida Section Am American
erican American Society of Agricultural En Engineers,
gineers, Engineers, to former students and
colleagues throughout Florida
asking them to write letters of
appreciation and announcing Prof.
Rogers portrait would be painted
and appropriately displayed in
the Agricultural Engineering Buil Building
ding Building at the university. Formal
presentation was to have been
this fall.
A spokesman for the group said
the portrait, completed by Har Harrison
rison Harrison Covington of the Art Depart Department,
ment, Department, will be presented to the
university at a ceremony in the
future. Both projects were to have
been a surprise to Prof. Rogers.

King Creole. Any resemblance
between this Elvis movie and the
original story is purely coinciden coincidental.
tal. coincidental.
It will be interesting to see El Elvis
vis Elvis rise up from the gutter of
Bourbon Street. This show will
run through Saturday.
The State Theatre will continue
its policy of fine adult entertain entertainment
ment entertainment with two stirring dramas.
The first, The Astounding She-
Monster, is an emotionally grip gripping
ping gripping story of a creature beyond
the stars evil. . beautiful, dead deadly!
ly! deadly!
Billed with the Monster is the
provoking story of the raw cour courage
age courage of women without men lost in
a fantastic hell on earth. The mo movie
vie movie Is entitled Viking Women
and the Sea Serpent. This dou double
ble double trouble bill will run for one
day, Friday, August 1.
Legitimate Theatre
Tobacco Road Erskine Cald Caldwells
wells Caldwells infamous play of sex per personified
sonified personified In a Georgia town will
show this week and next at the
Silver Springs Playhouse. For in information
formation information concerning tickets
phone MArion-9-4147 in Ocala.
Hawkins Misses
UF law School
Exam Deadline
Virgil Hawkins, 50-year -old
Daytona Beach Negro, has miss missed
ed missed the deadline to apply for ad admittance
mittance admittance to the fall term at the
University of Florida.
By failing to make application
for the law school entrance ex examination
amination examination Saturday, Hawkins el eliminated
iminated eliminated any possibility of being
admitted to the school this year.
Hawkins has been the focal point
of a nine year NAACP-sponsore i
fight to open the graduate schools
at the University to Negroes.
This fight was won in June
when Federal Judge Dozier De-
Vane ruled the University could
not prohibit Negroes from enter entering
ing entering the graduate schools here.
It passed over a decision on mer merits
its merits of an individual applicant,
leaving it to Hawkins to apply.
The application for the nation nationwide
wide nationwide examination had to be in
Princeton, N. J. on Saturday. The
examination will be given earlier
this year than last.
Hawkins scored 200 when he
took the test two years ago. A
score of 340 is required to gain
admission to the law school.
In a federal court hearing ear earlier
lier earlier this summer University Pres President
ident President J. Wayne Reitz termed Haw Hawkins
kins Hawkins scholastically and morally un unfit
fit unfit to be admitted to the school.
Two other Negroes who have ap applied
plied applied for fall admission to the Uni University
versity University have not completed all
necessary admission require requirements,
ments, requirements, it was reported.

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The Summer Gator, Friday, July 25, 1958

Speedsters, Phi Tau Win
Softball Championships

Intramural softball ended this
week with the Speedsters and
Phi Kappa Tau In undisputed
possession of bracket champion championships.
ships. championships.
The Speedsters ended the reg regular
ular regular season undefeated (7-0) to
lead bracket I, while Phi Tau
topped bracket n with a 7-1 rec record.
ord. record. It was ironic that Phi Tau'a
only defeat came at the hands
of the Campus Police, who finish finished
ed finished in a dead heat with Sigma
Chi for last place in bracket 11.
The bracket winners played
Thursday afternoon for the all allcampus
campus allcampus softball title.
Highlights of this weeks games
which didnt affect bracket win winners
ners winners :
ATO 14, Campus Police 4. Sher Shermouse
mouse Shermouse of Campus Police homer homered
ed homered in second.
Chemical Bombers 17, ATO 1.
Bombers got to ATO pitcher Fri Frierson
erson Frierson for 13 hits. Miller homer homered
ed homered for Bombers.
Phi Delta Theta 5, Chi Phi 4,
Phi Delt Ed Doyle struck out
eight as game went one extra
Royal Palms 9, Chemical
Bombers 8. Home runs by Brooks
and Wise of Bombers, Smith ot-

last in lecture series

Gifted Child Problems
Discussed by Authority

ALT'!; cox
Gator Staff Writer
Approximately one-half of the
gifted children who attend col college
lege college drop out and do not gradu graduate.
ate. graduate. This point was brought out
in Dr. Paul Wittys Summer Lec Lecture,
ture, Lecture, The Responsi bil it y of
School and College to the Gift Gifted
ed Gifted Child, July 21. It was the
last lecture of the 1958 sea season.
son. season.
Dr. Witty, from Northwestern
University, has written more than
600 articles on the subject and is
always in great demand for lec lectures.
tures. lectures.
Gifted children, brought out
Dr. Witty, are generally, con considered
sidered considered to be those whose intelli intelligence
gence intelligence quotas are 130 or over.
While they are not social mis misfits,
fits, misfits, in educational attainments
they are generally from two to
four years beyond the grades in
which they are placed, but are
often left to determine their own
progress in the basis of individu individual
al individual initiative.
Thus, after high school, of the
ones who go on to college, ap approximately
proximately approximately one-half drop out and
do not graduate. All these facts
point out that there is a seem seeming
ing seeming lack of motivation for these
Faculty and
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Bracket I
won loo* pctg.
Speedsters 7 0 1.000
Chi Phi 5 .714
Phi Delta 3 5 .375
Jolly J 2 4 .333
AE Pi 2 .285
Forestry 1 4 .200
Bracket II
Phi Tau 71 .875
Chemical Bombers 5 8 .625
Royal Palms i 3 .625
ATO 4 4 .500
Campus Police 2 6 .250
Sigma Chi 2 8 .250
Musaum Curator to Give
Talk on Plains Indians
Dr. Williams Sears, assistant
curator of the Florida State Mus Museum,
eum, Museum, will tell childrens groups
of Plains Indians at the regular
Saturday morning program this
weekend at the Museum.
The talks begin at 9 a.m. for
Negro children; 10:45 for White
children. Parents and teachers
may oceompany their children.
All children must be above the
second grade. The programs are
oh the Museums second floor.

gifted students in our countrys
higher educational system.
Today, much is being done to
improve this in the way of special
programs throughout the country
for the gifted. However, these
programs have met with some
opposition, mainly from people
who feel that there are ominous
social connotations in such a
movement to segregate the excep exceptional
tional exceptional child.
To combat this, programs have
been devised such as the one now
existing in the Colfax Elementary
School in Pittsburgh. There, the
high IQd children attend classes
with the others for half a day,
and for the other half 4ttjoy class classes
es classes of a special nature in the fields
of science and language. This sys system
tem system is known as partial segre segregation.
gation. segregation.
New Tests Needed
The most obvious fields of ex exceptional
ceptional exceptional ability are those of
science and languages, but there
are seven areas recognized in
which the gifted excel. They are
verbal intelligence, scientific abi ability,
lity, ability, art ability, music ability,
mechanical ability, creative writ writing,
ing, writing, dramatic ability, and social
Many of these areas would not
be recognized from IQ tests alone.
That is why early identification
and understanding by parents is
important. The best adjusted
children are those who were re recognized
cognized recognized early as gifted by their
parents and often by at least one
One technique recently devis devised
ed devised to identify gifted children is
by films. A film without dialo dialogue
gue dialogue is shown the children of a
class, and they are asked to write
their own story to go along with
it. Dr. Witty read a few of these
compositions by fifth graders, and
amazed the audience by the out-

j Richard Owen
| Spends Summer
| In Dutch Job
Richard Owen, electrical en engineering
gineering engineering sophomore at the Uni University,
versity, University, is spending the summer
in the Netherlands under the aus auspices
pices auspices of the Institute of Interna International
tional International Education (HE), Dean Jo Joseph
seph Joseph Weil of the College of En Engineering
gineering Engineering announced today.
Owen, son of Dr. R. W. S. Owen,
St. Petersburg, will be working
for Staatsmijnen in Limburg pro province.
vince. province. Staatsmijnen is a state
owned mining corporation which
is operated as a private enter enterprise,
prise, enterprise, much ae is the Renault
organization in France.
The senior Owen is a graduate
of the University of Florida and
both are members of Beta Theta
Pi social fraternity.
The corporation is one of the
top three industrial concerns in
the Netherlands, ranking with the
Dutch Shell Oil Corp., and the
Phillips Electric Corp.
Owens summer abroad has
been arranged by the Internation International
al International Association for the Exchange of
Students for Technical Experien Experience
ce Experience (IAESTE). Last year TAESTE
facilitated training 82 American
students with industrial firms in
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Fin Finland,
land, Finland, France, Germany, Great Bri Britain,
tain, Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Nor Norway,
way, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzer Switzerland.
land. Switzerland. Fifty-five corporations in the
U. S. provided similar training
for 86 foreign student*.

standing ability of these child-!
ren to express their feelings.
The official term presently used
by psychiatrists to signify gifted
children is academically talent talented.
ed. talented. Dr. Witty feels that this
term is misleading. To illustrate
his point, he cited the classic
story told by Dr. Einstein at a
large banquet he was attending.
When the MC asked Dr. Ein Einstein
stein Einstein to explain the theory of re relativity
lativity relativity to his audience in a few
short words, the eminent scien scientist
tist scientist replied that he would tell a
story instead.
Relatively' Easy
Dr. Einstein was talking to a
blind man, and happened to men mention
tion mention milk.
What is milk? asked the
blind man.
Milk is a white liquid, re replied
plied replied the Doctor.
I know liquid, but what is
White is the color of a swans
I know feathers, but what is
a swan?
A swan is a bird with a twist twisted
ed twisted neck.
What is twisted?
Becoming disgusted, Dr. Einstein
grabbed the mans arm, bent it,
and said, This is twisted, un unbent
bent unbent it and said, And this is
Ah. said the man, Now I
understand what you mean by
Thus, the term academically
talented does not sufficiently
point the fact that the gifted child
exhibits constantly remarkable
performance in every field of en endeavor.
deavor. endeavor.
To foster the talents of these
children, our school systems
should offer greater opportunities
to these children. Perhaps lang languages
uages languages should be introduced earlier
in our schools, and we definite definitely
ly definitely need more good teachers.
Prefers d Traits
Mentioning some of the traits
children liked in their teachers,
Dr. Wity enumerated: a coop cooperative,
erative, cooperative, democratic attitude; kind kindliness
liness kindliness and concern for others; pati patience;
ence; patience; pleasing manner; sense
of humor; good appear anc e;
friendly disposition; interest in
the publics problems; flexibility;
and unusual proficiency in some
particular subject fields.
To sum up, there is no single
pattern to be followed throughout
flie country in dealing with these
problems. There is a need for
parent education and participa participation.
tion. participation. But, according to Dr. Witty,
our greatest problem is to help
every child reach his maximum

this is the official class ring
don't accept substitutes, see this ring

Ping Pong Finals
Adalberto Perez defeated Da David
vid David Smith 21-5, 21-9, when the
two met Thursday for the
summer U of F ping pong cham championship.
pionship. championship.
Going into the finals Perez had
wins over Donald Defore and Al Allen
len Allen Crawshaw; Smith beat Chick
Dominick and George Parr to
gain his finals spot.
Martin Picked
For HC Post
Geary Martin, Pensacola busi business
ness business administration senior, has
been named coordinator of the
1958 University of Florida home homecoming
coming homecoming swimcapades.
Martin, student director of re recreation
creation recreation in the student intramur intramural
al intramural office, will work with the Aqua
Gators and Swim Fins, who have
already started working on the
three shows planned for homecom homecoming.
ing. homecoming.
Don Bolling, Jacksonville law
senior, made the appointment.
In other homecoming news, the
promotion policy committee, hea headed
ded headed by Bob Park, Sanford law stu student,
dent, student, started its work this wee*
to spice up homecoming in all
phases with, new ideas.
Committee Named
Park, assistant general chair chairman
man chairman in charge of promotion, an announced
nounced announced the following committee
Faculty: Hugh Cunningham,
journalism; Vernon S. Hodges, ar architecture;
chitecture; architecture; Joel M. Saveli, resi resident
dent resident adviser, housing office; Pa Patricia
tricia Patricia Steinbeg, music; Wiley J.
Tillman, Jr., architecture, and Ri Richard
chard Richard B. Vowles, English.
Students: Park, Otis Bronson,
Art Chalker, Cliff Landers, Leo Leora
ra Leora Lawrence, Carolyn Smith,
Dave Raney and A1 Alsobrook.
The fall homecoming program
is planned Oct. 17-18, when Flor Florida
ida Florida plays Vanderbilt in a South Southeastern
eastern Southeastern Conference game.
Included in the homecoming ac activities
tivities activities will be parade, swimca swimcapades,
pades, swimcapades, Gator Growl, Florida Blue
Key banquet, and dance.
Greathouse Plans
European Travel
Dr. Glenn Greathouse, head of
the University of Florida College
pf Engineering's Nuclear Engine Engineering
ering Engineering Department will leave New
York early next month for a sci scientific
entific scientific trip to Europe.
In Europe, he will visit nuclear
i research and educational institu institutions
tions institutions in five countries. Highlight Highlighting
ing Highlighting his trip will be the Fourth
International Congress of Bioche Biochemistry,
mistry, Biochemistry, where he has been invited
to give a paper on his original
work in the field.
The paper, entitled Zur Enzy Enzymatischen
matischen Enzymatischen Polysac Polysaccharidsyntheses,
charidsyntheses, Polysaccharidsyntheses, deals with the
enzymatic synthesis of radio radioactive
active radioactive carbon 14 cellulose. As
far as is known, Dr. Greathouse
is the only person who has ever
produced radioactive cellulose in
this manner.
Austrias nuclear planning ag agency,
ency, agency, the Oesterreichische Studie Studiengesellschaft
ngesellschaft Studiengesellschaft suer Atomenergie,
in Salzburg, will also be visited
by Dr. Greathouse during his stay
|in Vienna.
An invitation to attend the sec second
ond second world conference on Atoms
for Peace will take Dr. Great Greathouse
house Greathouse to Geneva. While in Switz Switzerland,
erland, Switzerland, he plans to tour the Wur Wurlingen
lingen Wurlingen Laboratories in Zurich,
Switzerlands largest nuclear la laboratory.
boratory. laboratory.
j Other reactors and institutions
(which he plans to visit on the
month-long trip include Harwell,
I Englands major nuclear re research
search research and reactor center; FRM,
a large reactor in Munich; the
Centre de lEnergie Nucleaire in
Mol, Belgium; and two reactors
in Madrid.
Dr. Greathouses wife and
daughter will accompany him on
trip. They expect to return
to the U. S. in early September.
Dr. Greathouse maintains a
home at 2711 Lakeside Drive, Or Ori
i Ori lando.
Grad Invitations on Sole
Steve Melvin, chairman of in invitations
vitations invitations committee, announces
that summer graduation invita invitations
tions invitations will be on sale Friday, Mon Monday,
day, Monday, and Tuesday from 2-5 P.M.
at the information booth across
from the Hub.
Seniors are urged to purchase
their invitations on these dates.
However, they will be on sale la later
ter later in Room 310, Florida Union.
Prices are 20c, 40c, and 80c for
the plain, booklet, and leather
booklet respectively.

McCochren, Lee
Are Handball
Coaches Jim McC&chren and P.
A. Lee of the College of Physical
Education won the all-campus
doubles handball tournament Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday when they defeated Boh
Sherry and Bill Flemming 21-8,
MoCachren and Lee advanced to
the finals following wins over Jim
Scott and Bill Echdahl, and Bill
Potter and Foy Stephens.
Cherry and Fleming gained a
finals berth by virtue of wins
over Bob Green and Ray Oestrei Oestreicher,
cher, Oestreicher, and Ken Meet and Gene
Fourteen doubles teams were
entered in the meet which was
open to faculty and students.

Four Prep All-Americans
In All-Star Tilt Aug. 7

This years high school North-
South All-Star football game Aug.
7 will feature possibly the best
crop of prep halfbacks ever to
tread the turf of Florida Field.
Biggest problem of coaches Hal
Griffin (former U of F star
halfback himself) and Joe Stan Stangry
gry Stangry of the South and Shaw Buck
of the North seems to be which
halfbacks to start.
Take the North. There is Wayne
Nalls, Ocala member of the 1957
high school All-America team.
During his high school career he
carried the ball 392 times for a
massive 2,364 yards. He made
23 touchdowns and passed for
eight more.
Another All America squad
member, Bill McKenny of Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville Landon, can also go, aiong
with Don Prosser of Palatka.
Charles Howard of Groveland is
known as a power runner.
Lester Mason of Tallahassee
Leon gained over 1,000 yards last
year averaging some seven yards
per carry, while the terrific John Johnny
ny Johnny Coleman, 155 pound speedster,
gained an amazing 2,109 yards
rushing on 114 carries. He return returned
ed returned punts for five TD's and 600
yards and scored 31 touchdowns
last season.

New Buildings on Compus

Gator Staff Writer
Building, building, whos got
the building is the cry right
now, with all these new dorms
springing up under our collective
noses. i
You'll be glad to hear that Raw Rawlings,
lings, Rawlings, the new womens dormi dormitory
tory dormitory just west of Broward, is now
busy orientating its furniture.
Marjorie Kirman Rawlings lat latest
est latest namesake boasts all sorts of
interesting little gadgets such as
its own cafeteria and snack bar,
social recreation room, library librarynot
not librarynot to mention washing machines
and dryers on each floor.
Theres to be a new deal as re regards
gards regards to ye olde phone calls. No
longer shall we stand at one end
of the hall and squall lustily
for the wanted party thats old,
; man - now all calls will come
through the University switch switchiboard.
iboard. switchiboard.
Should someone have a mad,
passionate desire to converse with
you, and should he or she do
something about it, the office
will press a button which in turn
produces nothing more than a
genteel little buzzzzz in your
room. What was that bit about
Never let you right hand know
what your left hands been up
The internal division of the new
dorms consists of groups of
twenty two students. The idea
seems to be that which smaller
living groups the individuality of
each student is emphasized.
There is a marked change in the
floor and wall coloring of the
various groups. Rawlings is pas pastel
tel pastel
Too pastel . says Mr. Ri Riker,
ker, Riker, Director of Housing, the co colors
lors colors in the new mens dorms are
much stronger and look much
Hume Hall is architecturally
similar to Rawlings. Both have
such accessories as cafeteria,
snack bar, library social recrea recreation
tion recreation room, etc. In the lobby of
each will be a display case
maintained by the Florida Mu Museum
seum Museum dioramas relating to
Florida history.
Six hundred and fifty lucky
freshman men will move into
Hume Hall come September,while
Rawlings, housing three hundred
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P. A. Lee, popular physical education instructor, drives a low hard serve to Bob Cherry during
the finals of this weeks all-campus handball tourney. Playing with coach Lee la Jim McOachren,
also a physical education instructor, shown here guarding his flank from Bill Fleming. The power powers
s powers ful duo of coaches folded the opposition2l-8, and.2l-5.

The South team is equally well
fixed. Ft. Lauderdales Walt
Reed gained 1,500 yards and av averaged
eraged averaged 9.4 yards per carry.
He was on the prep All-Am All-America
erica All-America squad, as was Billy Wil Williamson
liamson Williamson of Coral Gables, who
ran for 10 TDs, caught four TD
passes, and threw three more.
Billy Rooster Rouse of Avon
Park averaged a fine 6.3 on rush rushing
ing rushing plays and scored 13 touch touchdowns,
downs, touchdowns, While the amazing Glenn
Glass of Clewiston was the Sun Suncoast
coast Suncoast Conferences leading scor scorer.
er. scorer. He also passes and kicks with
great skill.
Halfback Buddy Godfrey of
Bradenton Manatee was once an
end and a fine pass receiver, and
the South quarterbacks might re remember
member remember that.
Rick Sweazile of St. Petersburg
High won a spot on the All
America squad and will be a
handy man to have in the con contest.
test. contest. along with Titusvilles
Dalton Cairns, a talented run runner
ner runner and defensive sideback.
The football game is & climax
to the Florida Athletic Coaches
Aasn., clinic on the Florida cam campus
pus campus from Aug. 4-7. An Aug. 6 All-
Star basketball game is also a
feature of the four day program.

and fifty-eight will be divided
between freshman and sophomore
women. All rooms are doubles,
and two full time staff members
will be on duty, one of which
will be Miss Rut Bean, former
resident of Mallory.
But what of the temporary
buildings, you ask?
Grove Hall will be used next
year for men ditto for the one
story frame buildings in the Tol Tolbert
bert Tolbert area. All other temporaries
will be used temporarily for over overflow
flow overflow purposes.
lender construction is some sort
of building to house the Nuclear
Reactor, which is a pet project
of the College of Engineering.
Seems its used in special courses
they offer.
There has been much debate
concerning Building E. Why
should the College of Architecture
be located in such an state of
architectural indigestion? Grant Granted,
ed, Granted, ironic incongruities are in interesting,
teresting, interesting, but still
Relax Building Eis still under
consideration. Something will be
done abuut it, whenever Alla Alladins
dins Alladins genie lets go of the purse
strings . Meanwhile, the por portraits
traits portraits parading around the hall
walls lend a certain amount of at atmosphere
mosphere atmosphere its almost creative
which makes it even more of a
challenge, no?
Spring Semester Grades
Higher Than Lest Fell
Academic averages for both
men and women students at the
University of Florida were higher
during the Spring semester than
during the previous semester.
The all student average during
the Spring semester rose to 2.37
out of a possible 4.0 average. This
is an increase over the 2.27 aver average
age average during the 1957-58 fall semes semester.
ter. semester.
Women again outscored men by
averaging 2.48 to a 2.33 average
for men.
Non-fraternity men, with a 2.34
average also repeated in scoring
slightly higher academic averages
than fraternity members, who re recorded
corded recorded a 2.33.
Among fraternity chapters the
Universitys newest fraternity,
Delta Upsilon, made the highest
average with a 2.71. Kappa Alpha
Order was second with a 2.51
Sorority women and non-soror non-sorority
ity non-sorority women tied with 2.48 aver averages.
ages. averages. Top sorority chaper was
Alpha Chi Omega with a 2.65. Del Delta
ta Delta Delta Delta with 2.62 ran se second.
cond. second.

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U of F Student at
Mexico College
Many students from the United
States are spending their Sum Summer
mer Summer school session in Mexico City
at Mexico City College.
A University of Florida repre representative,
sentative, representative, Linda Fischer, 2UC,
Chi Omega from Clearwater is
supplementing her college educa education
tion education with first-hand knowledge of
life in this foreign country.
Since MOC is the only liberal
arts college in Latin America fol following
lowing following the United States cur curriculum
riculum curriculum Miss Fisher finds her herself
self herself in a foreign country out not
in a strange academic world.
The American College in Mexi Mexico
co Mexico was founded 18 years ago as a
private, non-sectarian, non-profit
institution offering courses lead leading
ing leading to both B.A. and M.A. de degrees.
grees. degrees.
All of the courses at MOC are
taught in English by a faculty
composed of scholars representing
universities in Europe as well as
North and South America.
Because of its location, MCC
can offer its students an insight
into the historic progress of many
cultures. The ancient Toltec py pyramids,
ramids, pyramids, the castles and cathedrals
of the Hispanic period, and the
archeological diggings at Cuicui-
Ico are easily accessible from the
school. In addition, the modern
theatres, museums and art ex exhibits
hibits exhibits are only a few minutes
i Linda is a member ol Alpha
Lambda Delta, womens honor honorary,
ary, honorary, Swim Fins and will repre represent
sent represent the underclassmen on next
years Executive Council.
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Teachers Get
Cripple Aid
For the second year in a row
teachers of the physically handi handicapped
capped handicapped are enrolled in the Uni University
versity University of Florida Summer ses session
sion session to further their training with
SIOO scholarships from the Florida
Society for Crippled children.
The teachers are enrolled in
courses for the Therapeutic care
of crippled children, speech cor correction,
rection, correction, psychology of exception exceptional
al exceptional children, adapted physical
education and related courses.
Mrs. Ruth Isaman, Gainesville,
is attending the courses with a
SIOO scholarship from the Alachua
County Society for Crippled child-;
Sarasota County Society sent
two teachers here with SIOO scho scholarships.
larships. scholarships. They are Mrs. Margery
Scheb and Mrs. Mary Havener.
The Florida Society awarded
four scholarships to Mrs. Judith
Harkins, Palm Beach County;
Mrs. Sarah Sparrow, Orange
Counfly; Lois Johnson, Pasco
County, and Mrs. Ina Thomp Thompson,
son, Thompson, Suwannee County.
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