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Volume 51, Number 33 t

Survey Forms in;
Candidates File

Banner Fills
Lyceum Posts
Gator Staff Writer
Two more condidates
were named by the Banner
Party Sunday night along
with a promise by Party Co-
Chairman Ron Cacciatore
that over 35 Independents
will run on the Banner
The two additional candidates,
who fill out the top seven of
the Banner Slate, are Doug
Fields, 4AS, Independent who will
run for President of the Lyceum
Council; and Dave Stanley, 2UC,
Independent for Vice-President of
the Lyceum Council.
Five of the top seven positions
in our slate are filled by Inde Independents,
pendents, Independents, said Cicciatore, as
opposed to three out of the top
seven for the Campus Party.
Cacciatore said the Campus
Party cannot refute the facts: we
are running over 35 qualified In Independents
dependents Independents that come from all
areas of campus and will repre represent
sent represent the campus.
First Debate Set
Cacciatore pointed out that the
platform debate scheduled for 7:30
tonight in the Plaza of the Amer Americas
icas Americas will be the first time in re recent
cent recent years that the students will
have a chance to see and hear the
Presidential Candidates present
platforms and defend them from
each others attacks.
Since the candidates will see
each others platform only an
hour before the debate and will
not be allowed to talk to party
members afterward, they will have
to speak for themselves, said
Cacciatore. They will not have a
chance to get coaching from their
party members.
Cacciatore promised that the
Banner platform which will be re revealed
vealed revealed Tuesday night will appeal
to the Independents. He called the
Banner Party the Party of the
Once our platform is out, it
will become more evident we are
for the Independents, he said.
Spring Wafer Show
Rehearsals for the ninth annual
Spring Water Show, April 17-18
highlighting the Mardi Gras
theme began this week.
Sponsored by the Department
of Intramural Athletics and Re Recreation
creation Recreation of the University of
Florida College of Physical Edu Education,
cation, Education, the show will feature the
Aqua Gators and Swim Fins, syn syncronixed
cronixed syncronixed swimming groups.

Philpott to

UF's Frosh

Vice-President of the University of Florida Harry M. Philpott
wiH speak In University Auditorium at 7 p.m. tonight on The Uni University
versity University of Florida Today.

Dr. Philpotts speech will cover
present functions of the Universi Universitys
tys Universitys academic research and exten extension
sion extension programs.
The speech will include a cover coverage
age coverage of the present day status of
University of Florida honor class classes
es classes and honor sections.
Dr. Philpott also plans to cover
such specific items as the develop development
ment development of instruction by television
and University experimental re research
search research in lectures and counselling.
Part Os Series
The speech is the third in a ser series
ies series of four Florida Freshman for forums
ums forums intended to educate all mem members
bers members of the student body during
their freshman year in the history
and traditions, occomplishments,
present functions and opportuni opportunities,



Campus Survey
Has 59% Return
Gator Executive Editor
Fifty-nine per cent of the
campus Partys Campus
Survey questionnaire
forms designed to show stu student
dent student opinion on important
issues, have been returned
to the Party to date, accord according
ing according to co-chairman, Bill
Although only half have been re returned,
turned, returned, Norris believes the results
are significant in expressing stu student
dent student opinion.
We intend to use the results to
impliment and expand our plat platform
form platform and also to serve as a guide
for determining Party Policy in
such areas as Honor Court, school,
and football bloc seating, said
The Campus Party distributed
1920 questionnaires, choosing the
names by random selection from
the Student Directory. Due to
changes in addresses, 286 were
returned. Out of 1634 forms reach reaching
ing reaching the student, 962 have been re returned
turned returned to the Party to date.
Following are the results in per percentage
centage percentage of the questionnaire.
1. Releasing names of persons
convicted by the Honor Court?
Yes: 31 per cent, No: 65. N.O. (no
answer): 4.
2. Making Honor Court Trials
open to the public. 846.
Yes: 30 per cent. No: 67, N.O: 8
8. Making Honor Court trials
open to the Alligator? 944
Yes: 41 No. 56 N.O. 4
4. Making Honor Court experi experience
ence experience a requirement to run for
Chancellor? 902.
Yes: 72 per cent. No: 14. N. O. 14
5. Making the wearing of Rat
Caps mandatory? 909
Yes: 47 per cent. No: 45. N. O. 8
6. Freshman bloc seating in
the Card Section? 962
Yes: 19 per cent. No: 76. N. O. 5
7. An extended Orientation Pro Program
gram Program to better acquaint Fresh Freshmen
men Freshmen with our history and tradi traditions?
tions? traditions? 901
Yes: 43 per cent. No. 45. N. O. 12
8. Student Government sponsor sponsored
ed sponsored Tram service between central
campus and dorm areas? 889
Yes: 74 per cent. No: 15. N. O. 11
9. Our present Football Bloc
Seating System? 888
Yes: 28 per cent. No: 62. N. 0. 10
Students were also asked to ex express
press express their views as to how student
government can improve its ser service
vice service to student Body, and also
their biggest 'gripe' about the U
of F.
(Continued On Page THREE)


T onight

ties, opportunities, and th# plans for the future
of the U of F.
The program is sponsored by the
Student Government and is a part
of Orientation week. Previous
speeches by Dr. John J. Tigert,
president emeritus of the U of F,
*od Dr. Samuel Proctor, Univer University
sity University Historian, covered the history
of the Florida Man and the
history of the U of F respectively.
University of Florida President
J. Wayne Reitz is scheduled to
make the final speech of the ser series
ies series the following Tuesday on The
Universities of Florida Tomor Tomorrow.
row. Tomorrow.
Attendance of the speech is re required
quired required for all freshmen who en entereed
tereed entereed the University for the first
time this semester.

University of Florida, Gainesville, FloridaTuesday, March 10, 1959

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Student Body Presidential Candidates Joe Ripley (center), Banner Party, and Blair Culpepper
(right), Campus Party, smile as they pay the $8 qualification fee that officially puts them in the
Spring election race. Receiving the money in the Student Government office Is secretary Nancy

Fraf Problems
Will be Aired
In Greek Week
Gator Staff Writer
Greek Week, scheduled this year
during the week of Spring Frolics,
will stress problems important to
all fraternities and sororities, ac according
cording according to Inter-fraternity Council
President Joe Ripley.
The four day program will fea feature
ture feature two nights of exchange din dinners,
ners, dinners, one day of discussion for forums
ums forums and a banquet the night of
Frolics, May 1.
IFC Greek Week Co-chairman
Gordon Stumpy Harris, Kappa
Alpha, said the fraternity forums
will feature discussions on finan finances,
ces, finances, scholarship, recommended
changes in rules for fraternity
parties and intramurals.
We have limited our subjects
to those problems which are really
important, said Harris.
Rush Rules Discussed

Forums for sororities will dis discuss
cuss discuss rush rules scholarship and fi financing,
nancing, financing, according to Panhellenic
Co-chairman Norma Sarra, a
member of Alpha Delta Pi soror sorority.
ity. sorority.
This is the first year the week
has been in conjunction with Fro Frolics
lics Frolics for some time, according to
Ripley, and this is to help tie the
week in more closely with the
IFC sponsored dance.
Two night's of exchange dinners
have been planned to replace the
one night policy of the past so
more people will be able to par participate,
ticipate, participate, said Harris.
Banquet Co-chairman John
Goodlin is working to have Glenn
Nygreen for the banquet speaker,
but no definite arrangements have
been r ode.

Plans Advancing
For Military Ball
Slated March 21

Plans ar in the advance stage
for the annual Military Ball to be
held Sunday, March 21 at the
Florida Gym from 8-12 p.m., ac according
cording according to Layton Mank, publicity
Highlights will be the selection
of the Military Ball Queen from
five finalists competing and the
Grand March for senior advanced
cadets and dates, led off by Dr.
and Mrs. J. Wayne Reitz, some
military dignitaries and the Queen
and her court
Music will be provided by the
Gator Variety Band, composed of
meritorious members of the
Fighting Gator Band.
There will be competing mili military
tary military exhibits set up by the Army
ROTC honorary, Scabbard and
Blade and by the Air Force
ROTCs Arnold Air Society.
Admission to the Ball will be
open to the University public and
the tickets, $3.50 per couple, will
be available at the information
booth across from the Hub (date
as yet undetermined) and also will
be on sale at the door.
The annual joint Air Force-
Army ROTC Military Ball Review
will be in the momi .g preceding
the Ball on the Drill Field at
Featured will be precision drill
by the Army ROTC Gator Guard
and the Billy Mitchell Drill Team
of the Air Force ROTC.
The weekend, originated in
l4, sponsored by the Advanced
Officers Club. a

Presidential Candidates Qualify for Ballot

Veep Candidates Give
Views on Some Issues
Candidates for Vice-President of the Student Body were inter interviewed
viewed interviewed Sunday night by the Alligator to give students an outline of
each candidates policies, views and capabilities. The questions ask asked
ed asked were the same for both men and their answers printed verbatim.

The Campus Party has slated
Edward Nolan as its candidate for
the office of vice-president of the
Student Body. Nolan is 24-years 24-yearsold,
old, 24-yearsold, married, end in his first year
of Law School. Following* are his
answers to questions asked by the
L Exactly what do you feel are
the duties, obligations, and res responsibilities
ponsibilities responsibilities of the vice-president
of the Student Body?
I regard the major duty of the

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vice-president to be an assistant
to the presiden in any way the
president requests in order to car carry
ry carry out a well functioning student
The vice-president serves in the
absence of the president and he
must therefore be familar with all
programs of the president so that
he may serve efficiently in the
presidents absence. <
He must be familiar with the
work of the student government
cabinet and of the Executive Coun Council
cil Council so that he may advise the
president in matters of interest to
the student government and the
Student Body as a whole.
It is also the vice-presidents
duty to serve as chairman of the
Excuse and Absences Committee
of the Council and thereby en encourage
courage encourage attendance at Executive
Council and to drop those not pro properly
perly properly excused.
3. Do you believe that previous
vice presidents of the Student
Body have developed the stature
and potential of toe office to its
fullest extent?
"The Vice-presidents of the past
have done adequate jobs but they
have not developed the office to
Its fullest extent. It is my belief
that the vice presidency is second
only to the presidency and must
be more fully worked at and de developed
veloped developed in order to have this sta stature
ture stature in the eyes of the Student
S. What, if any, specific plans
or programs do you propose to
improve the services of the of offlee
flee offlee of the vice president to towards
wards towards student government and
toe Stedeat Body?
The office of toe vice president
(Coattaasd On Page TURKS)



Senior engineering student Bob
Alligood, married veteran from
Lake Wales and Banner Party can candidate
didate candidate for vice-president of the
Student Body, Sunday night ans answered
wered answered the following prepared list
of questions at the Alligator.
(1) Exactly what do you feel
are the duties, obligations and
responsibilities of the vice
president of the Student Body?
*T feel' that the position should
be more than as defined in the

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Student Body Constitution: that
of assisting the president of the
Student Body.
I feel that the students should
be free to walk in my office at
any time with any problems per pertaining
taining pertaining to student government.
It will also be part of my duty
to help the President insure that
no one group receives favoritism
in executive council actions.
(2) Do yon believe that pre previous
vious previous vice presidents of the Stu Student
dent Student Body have developed the
stature and potential all the of
flee to its fullest extent?
No I feel that this position
nan be made a responsible posi position
tion position to all students. Any group
unsatisfied by an executive coun council
cil council decision should be able to
come to the vice president in or order
der order to examine the facts and get
to the heart of the problem. To
my knowledge, tide is not being
done now.
(S) What, if any; specific plans
or programs do you propose
to Improve the services of the
office of the vice-president to towards
wards towards student government and
the Student Body?
Definite set hours during which
I will be available my doors
will be open to all students. There
are other plans which win be
readily apparent when the Banner
Party platform is presented."
(4) How important do you
think It la tor a candidate for
the vice-presidency to have had
previous experience to student
I do not think that previous
experience in student government,
as such, is necessary.
However, since this position Is
an executive and an administra administrative
tive administrative position, I feel that executive
and administrative experience can
just as well come from previous
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Poet Robert Frost
Will Appear Tonight
' i ' V
For Annual Lecture

Pres. Reitz Defends
Proposed Pay Raise

Gator Staff Writer
A cut in a $1,200 salary raise for Engineering Pro Professors
fessors Professors in the 1959-61 University of Florida budget
brought President J. Wayne Reitz to the defense of the
raise last Tuesday and Wednesday.

In speeches before a legislative
subcommittee on finance, Pres.
Reitz pointed out that the salary
raise would bring the salaries of
full professors in the engineering
college to a pay median about
average with 21 comparable Uni Universities.
versities. Universities.
Reitz said that without the raise,
key professors would be lost to
other universities and industry.
Other schools which the U of F
uses for comparison include Geor Georgia
gia Georgia Tech, Pennsylvania State.
Wisconsin, Minnesota and Louisi Louisiana
ana Louisiana State.
The U of F at present maintains
a pay scale which is about 81.000
below the median of the other uni universities,
versities, universities, said Reitz. He said if the
pay raises fbr the Engineering
College could be restored, he
would be satisfied with the budg budget.
et. budget.
The new budget originally call called
ed called for over fifty-two million dol dollars
lars dollars for the two year span. Legis Legislative
lative Legislative committees pared the fig figures
ures figures down almost five million dol dollars,
lars, dollars, including over two-and-half
million dollars ear-marked for ed education
ucation education and general expenses. Os
this, nearly two million is slated
for salaries.

The engineering faculty averag averages
es averages 8600 more per professor than

Speaks Bureau
Lists Students

The Florida Blue Key Speakers
Bureau announced its speakers
this weekend for the 1909 tour
April 20 20.
One hundred speakers, 30 al alternates
ternates alternates and a sufficient number of
substitutes were chosen, accord according
ing according to Stan Roaenkranx, chairman
of the Speakers Bureau.
He added that the number of
speakers was less than that chos chosen
en chosen last year due to the availability
of cities in which to speak and
the fact that this year there are
going to be two man teams as
compared to teams of three last
Selecting substitutes is a new
thing this year, said Rosenkranz.
In the past only alternates were
named in addition to the main
speakers. But this year because
of the high quality of applicants,
it was impossible to reject all
those who were not named speak speakers,"
ers," speakers," he said.
The answers to the questions
asked by the interviewers in no
way affected the interview grade.
Selection was made on the basis
of voice clarity and articulation,
language and grammar, personal personality
ity personality and poise, the ability to think
on their feet" and grade average.
Judges were Blue Key brothers,
I assisted by the Speech Department
'and Debate Society.
Os the three hundred who tried
out, only one out of three were
selected to be speakers. Fifty
girls and fifty boys will be speak speakers
ers speakers and fifteen boys and fifteen
girls will be alternates.
These people are to meet this
afternoon at 2:45 in the Law
School Courtroom for their first
training meeting. Dave Strawn,
Training Chairman, will conduct
the meeting which will consist of
an introduction to the overall
speakers program as well ss the
first Instruction on speaking to
civic clubs.
Student Recital Slated
In Building 'R' Tonight
A student repertoire recital will
present Handels Sonata in D Ma Major,
jor, Major, Folk Songs from the British
leles, Fitzgeralds Scherzo and
Finale, Gounods Avant De Ouit Ouitter
ter Ouitter Oes Lieux, from Faust, and
Corellis Sonata in G Minor In room
122, building R at 1:40 p.m. today.
The recital, presented under the
auspices of the University of Flo Florida
rida Florida Department of Music, will
feature students llixabetti Bart Bartlett,
lett, Bartlett, violin; Pedro Sancbex, piano;
Kerry Kelly, tenor; Haldon John Johnson,
son, Johnson, trumpet; William A1 bury,
violin. |

the rest of the University. The av average
erage average full profeesor at the Uni University
versity University receives about $8,500 for
a 9-month year.
The full professors of the Col College
lege College of Engineering are paid on
a wage scale comparable to the
professors from the colleges of
Law and Medicine, said Reitz.

Selection Board
To Screen, Pick
Key Pubs Heads
Gator Staff Writer
Selections will be made for key
student publication positions when
the Board of Student Publications
meets today to screen applica applications,
tions, applications, according to the boards ex executive
ecutive executive secretary George Miller.
Applications have been received
for Alligator and Orange Peel Edi Editor
tor Editor in Chief, Managing Editor and
Business Manager.
Joe Thomas, 3AS, from Hialeah,
was the only applicant for Allli Allligator
gator Allligator Editor in Chief. He has
been a Section Editor for the F
Book and has worked on the Al Alligator
ligator Alligator for two and one half years
holding Managing Editor, City Edi Editor
tor Editor and staff writing positions.
There were four applications
for Alligator Managing Editor;
Robert Gilmore, James McGuirk,
Dave HamUton and Roger Lewis.
Vying for Alligator Business
Manager are Roddey Anderson
and Lois Adams.
Two Apply
Jud Clements, 4AS, from Nep Neptune
tune Neptune Beach and Henry Kaye, 2UC,
from Hollywood are trying for
Orange Peel Editor in Chief.
Henry Kaye has also applied
for Orange Peel Managing Editor
along with two Sigma Chi sopho sophomores,
mores, sophomores, Bruce Thrasher from St.
Petersburg and Mike Donaldson
from Miami.
John Robinson, 2UC, is the only
applicant for Orange Peel Busi Business
ness Business Manager.
The Board of Student Publica Publications
tions Publications is composed normally of
three elected students and four
faculty members, but at the pre present
sent present there are only two student
Miller stated Student Body Pres President
ident President Tom Biggs and Honor Court
ChanceUor Hyatt Brown will meet
with the board and will even the
vote to four students and three fa faculty
culty faculty members, as faculty Chair Chairman
man Chairman John Paul Jones does not vote
except In a tie.
Selection of students will be
based on constitutional require requirements
ments requirements of time served cm publica publications,
tions, publications, application forms and a per personal
sonal personal interview with each appli applicant.
cant. applicant.

Platform Debate
At 7:30 Tonight
Tonight mi 2 :90 in the Plaza
of the Americas, candidate* for
president of the Student Body,
Blair Oil pepper and Joe Ripley,
will each take 1# minute* to
present their own platform* and
1# minutes to blast the other*
The long-heralded platform
debate includes one novel fea feater*:
ter*: feater*: each candidate will not see
Ms opponent* platform until one
hour before debate-time.
Nor will each candidate be
able to consult with par% mem members
bers members after he has been given the
platforms. They are scheduled
to he Isolated, p ssibty In a
mom with each other, until time
for the debate.
CUlpepper, Campus Party, and
Ripley, Banner Party, have
both expressed their approval
es the debate.

12,000 students
at university
of florida

Four Pages This Edition

On Return Trip
From Vacation
In South Fla.

Gator Staff Writer
Robert Frost, Pulitzer
prize winning American
poet, will make his annual
?uest lecture-recital tonight
at 8:15 in the University
Auditorium under the spon sponsorship
sorship sponsorship of the Department
of English.
The white-haired, ruddy-faced
poet, who ia 85 this month, has
received honorary degrees from
a large number of American uni universities,
versities, universities, simultaneous honorary
degrees from Oxford and Cam Cambridge
bridge Cambridge in England and the Pulitzer
Prize four times for his literary
Frost, who one said that if he
couldnt write poetry, hewould
bust, has produced such weU weUknown
known weUknown poems as Mending Wall,
Road Not Taken, D epart epartmental
mental epartmental and Birches.
Frost mixed his readings of his
poetry with some of his own per personal
sonal personal philosophy which has prod produced
uced produced such past gems at the Univ University
ersity University Auditorium as:Any fact
that pleases me that I feel I am
going to remember, I say to my myself,
self, myself, 1 can use that.
About Knowledge
Commenting on knowledge and
pseudo-knowledge he has said:
More knowledgethats not it.
We all go into life and do what whatever
ever whatever we do on insufficient infor information.
mation. information. I want to remember
things I can use in my work-in
my talks and lectures.
For our struggling generation he
offered We should sympathize,
between right and wrong there are
no sharp lines but roughly
The subject matter of his poetry
generally reflects a bygone philos philosophical
ophical philosophical view of country life, nat nature
ure nature and his native New England
Frost first spok to a UF aud audience
ience audience in 1938 and then again in
March, 1941. Since March, 1946,
he has appeared as an annual
guest of the University on his way
back to his home in Cambridge,
Mass, from a winter stay in
South Miami.
Visits Chapel Hill
Frost will b the guest of ths
home of Dr. C. A. Robertson,
head of the Department of English
during his short stay in Gainesville
before returning home to Massa Massachusetts.
chusetts. Massachusetts. Enroute home he will
make a guest appearance at the
University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill and also a stop at
Washington, D. C. where he is
currently serving as Consultant
on Poetry to the Library of
The poet has been the subject of
two recent biographies. The Dim Dimensions
ensions Dimensions of Robert Frost by Reg Reginald
inald Reginald L. Cook and A Swinger of
Birches by Sidney Cox.
Robert Frost and his longtime
friend, T. S. Eliot are two of the
great poets of our time, said Dr.
The lecture-recital is open to the
public and admission is free.

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April 7th Jazz Concert

A Jazz concert sponsored by the
Fine Arts Committee of the
Florida Union, as part of the
Gator Gras week is scheduled for
the night of .pril 7.
The program will consist en entirely
tirely entirely of student musicians and



On 'Hate' Literature

The ugly, slimy head of racial bi bigotry
gotry bigotry has stirred again in Florida
gem of the progressive South. This
recent under-cover outburst resulted
in the bombardment of University of
Florida fraternities with packages of
racial hate literature.
Nearly every fraternity on campus
has within the past two weeks receiv received
ed received a package in the mail containing
a stack of pictorial handbills blasting
the NAACP and school integration.
If the literature simply protested in integration
tegration integration on a rational basis and in
an above-board manner, one may dis disagree
agree disagree with it but could not condemn
it for it would simply be the exercise
of freedom of speech and thought.
Like the vast majority of the rabble rabblerousing
rousing rabblerousing hate literature, however, this
recent edition is neither rational nor
in good taste. Rather, it aims its en entire
tire entire appeal at ignorance and preju prejudice
dice prejudice in an emotional rather than in intellectual
tellectual intellectual manner. The entire sheet sheetcomplete
complete sheetcomplete with crudely drawn car cartoonsis
toonsis cartoonsis exploiting the hackeyed bat battlecry
tlecry battlecry of the rabid bigot: Would
you want your daughter to marry
And as a further insult to the in intelligence
telligence intelligence of anyone above the level
of a moron, the sheet throws in the
old ruse about the Communists be being
ing being behind the integration push.
Nor is the University of Florida the
only campus that has received these


Facets of a Technicolor Gray Weekend

Florida is famous for its fab fabulous
ulous fabulous sunshine. Its a colorful
place because of it.
But sometimes when the sun
gets to playing Lone Ranger
and hides behind a mask as it
did most of the weekend, we
tend to reflect some of the day daytime
time daytime drabness.
It sho nuff was pretty much
a gray weekend weatherwise.
But it was strictly technicolor
The very nature of rain brings
out umbrellas and raincoats to
fling their defiant hues at a
hovering sky.
The very nature of rain makes
Florida flowers seem glad
theyre alive by bursting them
forth with a colorful sweep like
the pathway of fire or opening
in the Red Sea of the azaleas
between Flint and Anderson.
The rain made red and white
blossoms play hop scotch all
over trees and bushes all over
the University and Gainesville.
The cold weather put roses
in the cheeks of many a coed.
And coeds by the Carloads
gave color to a Friday night
crowd as Panhellenic Sing hit


Connecticut School Examines Program

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (1.P.)
The recently revealed Interim
Report of the Student Curricul Curriculum
um Curriculum Committee at Wesleyan Uni University.
versity. University. presents an examination
of four areas of the curriculum
on this campus: a Great Issues
-course; lectures in the Humani Humanities
ties Humanities program; language require requirements;
ments; requirements; and the present grading
The committee feels that A
course for seniors discussing
'great issues should he designed
to serve as a broad cap for the
four year learning process; more
important, it should reawaken
interest and awareness of prob problems.
lems. problems. . such as those emphas emphasised
ised emphasised in the freshman Humanities
course. J.
With regard to the Humanities
program, the committee feels
that the normal classroom dis discussions
cussions discussions should be supplemented

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packages of hate. FSU has been equal equally
ly equally flooded with the sheets, and very
possibly other schools in the state al also
so also have seen them.
The professional bigots who mail mailed
ed mailed these little packages from Sanford,
Fla. should have realized that their
level of appeal would draw nothing
but contempt from people of college
level. This is evident by the fact that
most organizations receiving thd pack packages
ages packages quietly destroyed and forgot
The packages bore no return ad address,
dress, address, and the handbills carried mo
identification but Christian Educa Educational
tional Educational Assn., Union, New Jersey. This
outfit, however, is reportedly only a
printer that will publish anything at
a price. The Florida group is hiding
as these types usually do-behind
the cowardly cloak of anonymity.
Whether the sheets were distribut distributed
ed distributed by the KKK that last summer foam foamed
ed foamed at the mouth as it shouted well
tear the University of Florida down
brick by brick if a Negro is admitt admitted;
ed; admitted; or by the White Citizens Council
that from time to time shouta impo impotently
tently impotently against integration; or by other
groups, is undetermined as yet. One
thing is certain, however, and that is
groups of this type and actions
of this nature are holding back
the South and giving it the same ugly
name in the eyes of the world that
has fallen on the Union of South

full swing after every Sorority
Susie and fi&l had worked her
tonsils to the bone preparing.
(Here let me salute Tri Deft for
a splendid blended Sentimental
rendition, AEPhi for a hard hardworked-for
worked-for hardworked-for win with their hand handso
so handso m e serving as hummable
tunes from Hans Christian An Anderson
derson Anderson and vary importantly
the other varied presentation
of whitegowned charmers,
clad lassies splashed by the
pastel of rainbow light.
Color was given to a crowd
which appreciated it. Comfort
was given to a Korean war or orphan
phan orphan because of the unselfish
hard work and practice of the
sweet sisters of Sorority Row.
More color was added as mad madcap
cap madcap PiKapp Joe Thomas of
Gator fame and vivacious Val
Westhill hit Together-trail with
a wedding and a candlelight
champagne reception.
All through the weekend, cut cutting
ting cutting the close-lying clouds were
the yellow earth-sent rays of the
Engineering Fair searchlight.
The Fair was full of color and
gadgets and glzmoesfrom the
stereophonic nickelodeon with

by s senes of formal lectures,
which will perform the function
or relating the blocks of material
presented to the students.
In the third area of concern,
the committee recommends that
the language requirement be.
dropped by those capable of
passing a proficiency test after
one year of study. It also recom recommends
mends recommends taking year courses in two
Thp interim committee seems
moet concerned with s possible
revision of the present grading
system. It is felt that the exis existence
tence existence of the present system de detracts
tracts detracts from the truly valuable
factors in learning.
The decimal and letter grad grading
ing grading system lumps all criteria for
judgment into the one final stat statistic
istic statistic the students average."
states the report. It goea on to
say that perhaps the most ser serious

Tuesday, March 10, 1959

cap*ring colored lights to
th* confident coed of the quick quicksand
sand quicksand exhibit. The orange and
blueclad robot, Otto Matix,
thrilled bugle-eyed boys and
girls and the calculating Kiss-o-
Meter caught the fancy of coeds
and their comrades-in-arms.
Sunday was sun-day for a half
a day. The colors of the foliage
and flora screamed for atten attention,
tion, attention, but then merely pleaded
again as Lone Ranger sun put on
his mask once more.
But Frost ie coming and
Spring cant be far behind and
when Spring comes a young
mans fancy turns the rest of
the way from calculus to his
cute coed.
It was a lazy Sunday after afternoon-good
noon-good afternoon-good for loafing or lang langorous
orous langorous listening to hi-fi with your
favorite lassie or cutting through
the campus with your cutie in
a cool and quiet waysoaking
up the color of your surround surroundings
ings surroundings as you sauntered.
It wasnt really a drab, gray
weekend; there was plenty of
color, If youd just look.
So what if the sun was shy
and retiring. Nature was clear clearing
ing clearing her throat for Spring.

ious serious shortcoming of the pres present
ent present system Use in the fact that
it supplies an artificial motiva motivation
tion motivation to the student.
The prime recommendation
made is that the present system
should be kept, but that grades
should not be made available to
the student, being kept on record
for purposes of graduate school
admissions, and the selective
service. An advisory system
should be initiated in order that
a student* advisor might keep
him posted on his academic pro program
gram program progress.
FULTON, Missouri (I.P.)
-A senior colloquium, Human
Perspectives and Human Values
has been added to the Westmin Westminster
ster Westminster course offerings for the first
tims this yssr. The course, in intended
tended intended to be s capstone, will at attempt
tempt attempt to integrate the various
Phases of the liberal arts cur curriculum.
riculum. curriculum.
The colloquium instruction is
being given by four members
of the faculty, each dealing with
one of the four divisions of the
course: "The Universe Around
f Ja by Dr. F. Brooke Sloes, pro proessor
essor proessor of mathematics; Art and
Reality by Dr. William Bleifuss
professor of EngHsh; Ethics
and Religion'* by Dr. John Oates.
>rofessor of philosophy and Bi Bills;
lls; Bills; and The Individual and
Society by Dr. David Horton,
professor of political acisncs.
The course work includes rea reading
ding reading assignments and classroom
discussions. On occasion, out outside
side outside speakers will be brought in
to speak on special topic*. At
present, the colloquium may be
taken to fulfill the senior require requirement
ment requirement for Ethics, although it is
also open to senior students who
have previously taken the Ethics

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Sorority Composites.
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Like Man, Don't You Want to be IN?

Be honest now are you one
of the golden people around
campus? Or are you just sort
of well, one of the diahwat diahwatery
ery diahwatery gray people?
Being a true believer in the
mass man, and an advocator of
the policy that all of us should
be in harmony, I have gone to
considerable time, effort and
treachery to collect the following
hints, which are designed to al allow
low allow everybody to become gold goldeneven
eneven goldeneven you.
The following paragraphs will
tell you whats in (golden)
*nd whats out (dishwatery
Now first, look at your clothes.
Pleated pants. A plaid flannel
shirt. And shined shoes! Good
grief. Always wear pol is h e d
khaki pants (buckle unneces unnecessary),
sary), unnecessary), an old oxford cloth button
down shirt, no belt, sweat sox
and dirty tennis sneakers, and
wrap yourself in a trench coat
that is touched with lipstick
around the collar. Cut your hair
short and shave every two days.
And you, baby. Full skirt, pink
sweater, and a headband, yet.
the know wear things black,
wooly and tight (not outwardly
sexy tight but sort of a drab


Mississippi Student President
Commends Florida Hospitality

To the Students of the Uni University
versity University of Florida :
We could not attend the bas basketball
ketball basketball contest between your
Alligators and our Maroons, but
as we listened to the broad broadcast
cast broadcast we were deeply touched and
heartily appreciative of the
excellent way in which you re received
ceived received the visiting Maroons.
It was without precedent, this
hospitality of yours, and we
would like to extend to you our
thanks and an ovation of praise
to equal that which you gave
our Bailey Howell and his team teammates.
mates. teammates.

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subtle tight), no jewelry, and
pad around in old tennies.
Throw that book away! You
just cant walk around carrying
Our Physical Sciences. Buy a
book of poems by James Joyce,
or anything by Melville except
Moby Dick. You dont have to
read these things, but just set
them on the table at the Hub
and watch the eyebrows float
up in admiration.
When conversation starts,
dont be enthusiastic. Things
like Crazy, man! and Hey,
thats cool! are simply not said
anymore. Emit something like
Fine or Grummph at stra strategic
tegic strategic intervals.
Be bored with contemporary
politics! When someone asks
you. What do you think of John
Kennedy, Hey? just frown and
say, Man, I havent followed
an election since Tilden lost to
Your musical heroes are now
Sinatra, Bartok and Bessie
Smith. Forget Perry Como and
Conway Twitty.
Little black books with nota notations
tions notations like "Zelda fat but
friendly 2 8171 and out.
Just memorize both numbers at
the Tri Delt house, like Ben Benton
ton Benton did, and you will be golden.

The students at Mississippi
State University will not forget
this expression of sportsman sportsmanship.
ship. sportsmanship. We can only hope to mea measure
sure measure up to it in our future en encounters
counters encounters on the home court.
Your reception was an ex example
ample example of what true student
sportsmanship should be. You
have set a difficult example to
George Barry, President
Student Association
Mississippi State University

7 Academy
Including "Best Picture."
Best actor Niven, Best
actress Kerr, Best sup support
port support Wendy Hiller?

Tear down that calendar and
the Gartor pennant, and tape a
bullfight poster and Modigliani
sketches to the walls of your
room. Scatter a few empty Chi Chianti
anti Chianti bottles around.
Your future vocation is some
sort of foreign service work,
and NOT selling insurance.
Be an avid Red Sox fan.
Drive a Volvo.
Go to a movie only if Maria
Schell stars in it.
All right, now youre ready for
the clincher. This will make you
more than golden. This is mag magnificently
nificently magnificently In by a reverse pro process,
cess, process, because it js so amazing amazingly
ly amazingly out.
You know how everybody is
always talking about how crum crummy
my crummy TV Westerns are? Like they
aay Westerns are childish, all
the same, and a disgrace to Am Americas
ericas Americas taste?
Well, the next time they start
RICK! MAVERICK! Tell them Brett Mave Maveverlck
verlck Maveverlck is Americas genuine epic
Everyone will be so flabber flabbergasted,
gasted, flabbergasted, so snowed, that sudden suddenly
ly suddenly you will be the only in
person at the table and they
will all be out.
Total success.
Incidentally, the Fine Arts
Committee one of the truly in
groups around campus, is ar arranging
ranging arranging a jazz concert for a
small and appreciative audi audience
ence audience on April 7. Any of you
who produce any sort of good
jazz might contact Linda Dickin Dickinson
son Dickinson at the Florida Union Board
and check about an audition.

I 1
A Campus-to-Career Case History
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Hes getting the advancement he looked for
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...and right in his own home state
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William C. Gibbs graduated from Vir Virginia
ginia Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1956 with
a B.S. degree in business administration.
He joined The Chesapeake & Potomac
Telephone Company of Virginia because,
I was familiar with the company and
confident that it offered the best possi possibilities
bilities possibilities for advancement And I wanted
to stay in my home state.
Today, after two and one-half years
with the telephone company, Bill super supervises
vises supervises eight men. His group is responsible
for maintaining outside telephone facili facilities
ties facilities ranging from telephone poles and
wires to mounts intop microwave relay
towers. These facilities are spread over
some 2500 square miles.
Im really getting basic supervisory
experience on this job, Bill says. My

Bill Gibbs found the opportunity he was looking for
with a Bell Telephone Company... in the state of
his choice. You may, too. Talk with the Bell inter- MULL
viewer when he visits your campus and read the Bell tiliphons
Telephone booklet on file in your Placement Office. gompanim


Money, Power, Success;
Or o Contribution to Man?

Prefaces to books are always
inspiring. Sometimes even more
so than the books.
Wait a minute. Let me fi finish.
nish. finish. He gazed thoughtfully at
the cigarette he was ro 11 ing
around slowly between his fin fingers.
gers. fingers. He was a young man. with
the kind of piercing gaze one
runs across in hopelessly im impractical
practical impractical idealists, or religious
It was in the preface to a
George Orwell book, he con continued
tinued continued slowly, trying to remem remember.
ber. remember. First, there was something
about the author, then I think
I remember it perfectly it
said, poets are the unrecog unrecognized
nized unrecognized ruleTs of the world.
His companion smiled cynical cynically,
ly, cynically, and nodded. He was almost
stout, in sharp contrast to the
others thinness. That sounds
like a preface, all right. As for
me, I would sooner prefer to be
chairman of a board of directors
than a poet."
The thinner man nodded.
Yes. You will fit in well with
the organization..
There was a slight breeze
coming in from the open window,
and the young man turned his
head toward it, so that he could
look out on the bright afternoon
sunlight and the long stetch of
deep green grass outside the
After a moment, he looked
back at the worn cigarette still
in his hands. It would seem
that there are two approaches to
life. One can go through defen defensively,
sively, defensively, trying to stave off econo economic
mic economic disaster, and finally end up
satisfied if a certain amount of
economic security is achieved.
His companion grinned, but
said nothing.
Or, one can approach this

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assignments during training and my
earlier jobs gave me a solid feel of tele telephone
phone telephone company operations. But I find
the greatest challenge and satisfaction
come from working through others.
Some of the interesting training assign assignments
ments assignments Bill refers to involved arranging
for TV and mobile radio pick-up for the
? residential inauguration, the Armed
orces day show at Quantico and other
events of national interest.
So far Ive gotten just what I was
looking for in a telephone career, Bill
says. The training and experience Ive
received have been tops. And with the
company constantly growing to meet
service demands, it looks to me like there
will be plentv of opportunity to keep
moving ahead in the business.

very short life without so much
thought of self; that is, with the
intention of doing something for
the human race, or leaving some
tangible creation behind when
one dies.
The second man grinned even
wider, Like a book?
Like a book, then, the young
man said Impatiently. After all,
if things get too bad for me. He
shrugged, and smiled to himself
slightly. One cannot always
dismiss suicide.
The other almost laughed this
time. No he said Jovially. But
I want only the economic secur security
ity security you so scornfully dismiss. I
enjoy art much better on a full
You are confusing the means
of life with the ends. You will
become satisfied with the means.
What of it? I will have mo money
ney money and power and respect from
our society. And you, what will
you have if the great American
novel doesnt come, and you end
up only another forgotten pro professor
fessor professor in some university?
The young man looked out In
silence through the window. Tha
leaves were still brown in spots
on the land, so that the sudden
spring warmth had made tha
redness of the flowers a paint paintsplashed
splashed paintsplashed brightness against the
sombre earth.
He glanceck down at his ciga cigarette,
rette, cigarette, and discovered that he had
broken it in two. You soul-less
one, he thought. You grey mat matter.
ter. matter.
Your children, he said aloud,
not looking up from his hands,
Your children will come to me
to learn, and I will send them
back to you with my ideas.
The breeze swept gently undef
his shirt in the lazy afternoon
silence. ]


CD Plans Help For 125,000

Gator Staff Writer

Since Gainesville will be the re recipient
cipient recipient of 126,000 persons under
Che existing Civil Defense pro programs,
grams, programs, the University of Florida
will be called upon to take an ac active
tive active part in aiding these evacuees
in case of atomic attack.
Jim Rineman, secretary of
mens affairs, introduced the fol following
lowing following proposal for the Student
Commission for Civil Defense to
the Executive Council:
A. Members
The Student Commission for Ci Civil
vil Civil Defense shall be composed of
the following:
1. Student Body President
2. President of Florida Blue Key
3. President of Interfratemity
4. President of Pan-Hellenic
6. President of Trianon
8. President of Mens Council
7. President of Womens Student
8. Student Director of Civil De Defense
fense Defense
9. Such Assistant Student Di Directors
rectors Directors of Civil Defense as may be
appointed by the Student Direc Director
tor Director with the approval of the Stu Student

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dent Student Body President and the Exe Executive
cutive Executive Council.
B. Student Director
The Student Director of Civil
Defense shall be appointed by the
Student Body President with the
approval of the Executive Coun Council.
cil. Council. Maturity, military service and

7 Picked to Head
Miss UF Contest
Seven students have been
named to head committees pre preparing
paring preparing for the 1969 Miss Univer University
sity University of Florida contest, Chair Chairman
man Chairman A1 Wolfe announced this
The newly appointed chairmen
Joe Thomas, policy; Marty Sfi Sfiner,
ner, Sfiner, prizes; Jack Copperman,
Judges; Phyllis G roll man, en entries;
tries; entries; Lynn Howell, talent; Fred
Feinsteln, showing; and Bud
Stone, publicity.
The contest winner will be
selected by five prominent jud judges
ges judges (soon to be announced) and
will be Judged on poise, intelli intelligence,
gence, intelligence, beauty and talent.
Many prizes and surprises are
being arranged for this years
Miss U of F, Wolfe added.

number of subsequent years the
prospective appointee will be on
the campus should be factors in
selection of the Student Director.
The incumbent student director
will always be given first consid consideration
eration consideration when selection is to be
The duties of the Student Com Commission
mission Commission for Civil Defense shall be
1) Be responsible to the Presi President
dent President of the Student Body in all
Civil Defense matters.
2) Keep in touch with the Uni University
versity University and Alachua County Civil
Defense Administrators and be in informed
formed informed of developments of a gen general
eral general nature and those which may
specifically affect the Student Bo Body.
dy. Body.
3) Keep the Student Government
and the Student Body informed of
all Civil Defense developments on
a continuing basis.
4) Formulate plans as the need
may arise for active student par participation
ticipation participation in Civil Defense organi organization.
zation. organization.
Rina men explained that the Uni University
versity University will be one of the major
Civil Defense centers in the Gain Gainesville
esville Gainesville area.
No objections or questions were
made of the proposal, he said.


Veep Candidates Give Views on Some Issues

(Continued From Page ONE)

should be open at all times to
every student of the University so
. that they may come with com complaints
plaints complaints or suggestions as to how
student government can improve
the service to the Student Body.
In order to carry out this belief,
I intend, if elected, to be in the
office every afternoon and be
available to any student who
I believe the vice president
must take more active part in all
programs of Student Government.
I feel he can best do this by fre frequently
quently frequently meeting with the presi president,
dent, president, members of cabinet and
members of the Executive Coun Council.
cil. Council.
Such meetings will give the
opportunity to understand and be
familiar with programs being car carried
ried carried on in other areas of Student
Government. He should make sug suggestions
gestions suggestions and criticisms where he
feels such are needed.
4. How important do you ttunk
It is for a candidate for the vice
presidency to have had previous
experience In student govern government?
ment? government?
"I believe experience to be vit vitally
ally vitally Important. The vice presi president
dent president works with the president in
presenting his program. It is a
must to have experience in order
to carry out the administrations

Any big jcfc requires experi experience.
ence. experience. A man who has had no con contact
tact contact will Step into a job cold and
It will take a period of time to
adjust to the job and problems of
student government. During this
time he will be of no value to a
well functioning administration.
6. What particular issues do
you Intend to emphasise in your
attempt to defeat your opponent
In the coming Campaign?
My opponents lack of experi experience
ence experience in Student Government is a
major consideration which must
he put before the voters. Without
such experience my opponent will
not be able to adequately carry
out the duties of the office of vice
My opponent has been at the
university for approximately four
years and has never before taken
active interest in Student
Government. I fail to see how a
man who has never participated in

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Student Government activities can
) expect to adequately handle he
( second moet Important job in Stu Student
dent Student Government.
I feel his reason for wanting
[ the post at this time is purely
! for personal gain since he will
not have the time to undertake du du
du ties and he is interested only in a
* few students and not the Student
> Body as a whole.
* The office of vice president is
a full time job, if the job is to
: be completel done. Since my >p >pi
i >pi ponent is president of the Benton
Engineering Council and quite
. active in the College of Engneer Engneer.
. Engneer. ing, I do not believe he will have
[ time to devote to Student Govern Government.
ment. Government.
8. What previous experience
| have you had which you feel
i would directly qualify you to be
vice president of the Student
I have held the following poets:
Commissioner of Legislative Af Affairs.
fairs. Affairs. Chairman of the Constitu Constitutional
tional Constitutional Revision Committee, Chair Chairman
man Chairman of the Election Law Revi Revision
sion Revision Committee, ChCrman of the
Finance Law Revision Committee,
Chairman of the Legislative Liai Liaison
son Liaison Committee and Chairman of
the Charter Revision Committee.
It has also been my duty to
place all legislation before the
Executive Council. I have become
familiar with the student govern government
ment government setup by filing and indexing
all laws and minutes of the stu student
dent student government.

7. Why do you feel you are
more qualified for this position
than your opponent?
I feel I have had more actual
experience in Student Government
and since I do have time to de devote
vote devote to the job I feel I can more
adequately handle the vice pesi pesidency.
dency. pesidency. My major field of activity
has been in student government
and my major interest is in stu student
dent student government. My opponent
has no experience in student gov government,
ernment, government, such a lack of interest
being shown by his failure to par participate
ticipate participate in Student Government
until this year.
His activities in other organ organisations
isations organisations will curtail' the amount j
of time he has to devote to the
job of vice president thereby ren rendering
dering rendering that post ineffective.
In addition to my experience,
the insight I have gained to the
workings of student government
will enable me to undertake the
duties of this post and assist the
administration in carrying out its
I feel without such experience
my opponent will not be able to
handle the office.
8. Is there anything you feel
you can guarantee the voters that
your opponent cant?
A* an independent who has
worked in student government in
the past, I feel I can guarantee
the voter a more representative
student government with experi experienced
enced experienced officers at its helm.

With the increased sixe of the
University, the problems of stu student
dent student government and of the stu student
dent student body become greater and
more diverse each year. Having
had opportunity to deal with many
of these j obiems the past year as
a member of the presidents cabi cabinet,
net, cabinet, I feel I can offer the voter
the benefits of my experience in
order to help him solve the pro problems
blems problems and assist student govern government
ment government administration in serving the
Having lived in the dorms,
and worked with many students
in many ways, I feel I can more
completely understand thefc* pro problems
blems problems and their feelings and ideas
to how student government
should function.
t. h tile event of a spilt
slate" election resulting in your
being elected to office along with
the presidential of the
opposing party, what effect do
yon predict this would have on
your personal plans and pro programs
grams programs for your tenure In stu student
dent student government?
In the event of a split Ucket, I
believe I could cany out the plans
and programs which I have for
the office of vice president. Since
it is the duty of the vie presi president
dent president to work closely with the pre president,
sident, president, it would be somewhat more
difficult for the entire administra administration
tion administration to function efficiently if the
president and vice president are
from different parties.
I believe however that both of offices
fices offices oould function adequately in
event of such a split.

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work and background in campus
organizations other than student
government in which students may
(5) What particular issuee do
you intend to emphasize In your
attempt to defeat your opponent
in the coming campaign?
| A representative government
i not dominated by any particular
I will also emphasize
my broader and more varied exe executlve
cutlve executlve and administrative experi experience.
ence. experience.
(8) What previous experience
j have you had which you feed
would directly qualify you to be
vice president of the Student
I served two of my three years
in the Army as an administra administrative
tive administrative Non Commissioned Officer,
for which I received a certificate
of achievement for outstanding ad administrative
ministrative administrative and leadership abili ability.
ty. ability.
My work on the University of
Florida Campus includes three
years on the Board of Examiners;
(administration of C Course
tests) tutor of mathematics in he
Athletic Department: student as assistant
sistant assistant at the office of the Dean
of the College of Engineering.
President of the Benton En Engineering
gineering Engineering Society which is com composed
posed composed of over a thousand students.

President of the student chap chapter
ter chapter of the Florida Engineering So Society;
ciety; Society; Co-chairman. Engine er s
Field Day; Chairman. Life and
Learning Exhibit, College of En Engineering;
gineering; Engineering;
Student assistant, pre-orienta pre-orientation,
tion, pre-orientation, College of Engineering; mem member
ber member of American Institute of In Industrial
dustrial Industrial Engineers;
Florida Blue Key Speakers
Bureau; Advertising Man age r,
Florida Engineer; Layout Mana Manager,
ger, Manager, Florida Engineer;
Married Student representative
for all Baptist churches in Gaines Gainesville;
ville; Gainesville; Training Union leader for
15-year-olds for the First Baptist
Church of Gainesville; Deans
list last semester.
In serving on these various
committees. I feel that I have
gained the executive and admin administrative
istrative administrative experience necessary to
adequately perform the duties of
the vice-president.
(7) Why do you feel you are
more qualified for this position
than your opponent?
I feel that I can draw from
wider and more varied experi experience.
ence. experience.
(8) Is there anything you feel

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you can quar&nte the voters :
that your opponent cant?
As I have mentioned above. I
can offer the students a more
representative type government.
(9) In the event of a split
slate elect! resulting in your
being elected to office along
with the presidential candidate
of the opposing party, what effect
do you predict this would have
on our personal plans and pro programs
grams programs for your tenure In stu student
dent student government?
I'm glad you asked that ques question
tion question because after March 24,
(election day! as far as I'm con concerned
cerned concerned there will be no such thing
as a political party. If the students
see fit to the presidential can candidate
didate candidate of the opposing party, cer certainly
tainly certainly he must be a well qualified
man. Therefore this would have
no effect on my plans whatso whatsoever
ever whatsoever and I would certainly do my
best to cooperate and work with
the president.

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Campus Party
Gets 59% Return
(Continued From Page ONE)
Active campaigning began last
week for the top seven candidates
on the Campus Party slate. Nor Norris
ris Norris stated that the Meet The Vot Voter
er Voter campaign was started early
so as to allow more time for
talking politics with the indi individual.
vidual. individual.
According to Norris, the news newsletter
letter newsletter which the Campus Party
has been publishing, has received
favorable reaction.
We foresee a possibility of con continuing
tinuing continuing the party publication after
election, and using it in the public
relations area of student govern government
ment government from a party standpoint," he
About Bloc Seating
Regarding the football seating
plan published recently by the
Campus Party, Norris stated that
the major charge lies in the remo removal
val removal of Flavet, the Medical School,
and the John Marshall Bar Asso Association
ciation Association from the card section. The
groups then would be placed in
the general bloc seating drawing.
Norris added that no specific
plan had been agreed upon as to
Freshmen bloc seating.
Card section seats would be sold
over the counter, providing the
buyer signed an agreement to per perform
form perform certain duties.
Norris announced that the par partys
tys partys reception Sunday afternoon at
the Alpha Tau Omega house for
independent and sorority women
was quite successful. The top sev seven
en seven candidates were there to meet
the co-eds and answer questions.

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Mermen Win Fourth Straight SEC Crown

Seminoles Invade Saturday;
Gators Plot Swim Revenge

The University of Florida continued its dominance in Southeastern Conference
swimming, by capturing its fourth straight title in the conference meet held at
Florida pool over the past weekend.

The Gators amassed a total of
174 points, as they won 15 of the
16 scheduled events. Second -place
Georgia (74 points) took the other
event, as Bulldog ace Jimmy Ban Bankston
kston Bankston stroked home first in the
150 meter freestyle. Florida did
not enter this event, which open opened
ed opened up the three day meet.
Although coach Jack Ryans
mermen swept all of Fridays
and Saturdays races, their win winnigt
nigt winnigt total failed to reach the record
score set by the 1958 Orange and
Blue SEC champions, who rolled
up 206 points and won 14 of the
16 events.
Three Records Fall
Three conference recorrds fell
during the meet to Saurian strok strokes.
es. strokes. Bill Ruggie set the only indi individual
vidual individual record as he recorded a
2:19.4 n the 200-yard backstroke,
having a tenth of a second off
his 56 record.
Bob Duganne, Dave Pollock,
Dave Scales and captain
Dave Calkin teamed up in the 400-
yard freestyle relay to set a new
SEC standard of 3:34.5, bettering
the old mark of 3:36.2 which was
et by a 1956 Gator foursome.
The biggest time Shaver, how however,
ever, however, was the 400 yard medley
relay team of Ruggie, Karl Wie Wiedamann,
damann, Wiedamann, Roy Tateishi and Dugan-
He, who splashed to a 4:06.2, al almost
most almost four seconds faster than the
conference mark set by a 57 Flo Florida
rida Florida combo.
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claimed a pair of wins each in
individual events. Calkin triumph triumphed
ed triumphed in the 220- and 440-yard
freestyle, as well as swimming a

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shows the form which
helped him cop the one onemeter
meter onemeter diving crown.

leg in the record-setting 400-
yard freestyle event. Tateishi won
the 100 and 200- yard butterfly
and was a member of the crack
400 yard medley relay foursome,
as was Ruggie, who claimed de decisions
cisions decisions in the 100- and 200- yard
backstroke races.
Georgias freestyler Bankston,
after winning the opening race,
could claim no better than runner runnerup
up runnerup spot behind Calkin in the 220-
and 440 yard freestyltes. Three
events was the limit per swim swimmer.
mer. swimmer.
Ruggie found the going rough in
the 100 yard backsrtroke, as he
nosed out highly touted Nick
Biggs of Vanderbilt. Biggs had re recorded
corded recorded the best time in the morn morning
ing morning time trials, but Ruggie produc produced
ed produced a greater effort in th after afternoon
noon afternoon to grab the main event.
Other Gator Wins >
Other Gators chalking up firsts
included Pollock in the 100 yard
freestyle, Duganne in the 50-yard
freestyle, Wiedamann in the 100-
yard breaststroke, Jim McDonnell
in the 200- yard breaststroke,
Mike Stetson in the 200- yard
individual medley, Bob Woods in
one meter diving and Pete Hen Henne
ne Henne in three meter diving.
Coach Ryan summed up his
feelings about Floridas dominance
of the 18th annual SEC meet (he
has had six conference champions
in the last seven years) when he
said, we had the overall team
depth and on top of that everyone
hit his peak at the time of the
The Orange and Blue will close
out its dual meet season this Sat Saturday
urday Saturday at Florida pool with a re return
turn return match against traditional riv rival
al rival Florida State, who handed the
Gators their only loss of the sea season,
son, season, 55-31, in Tallahassee last Feb February.
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SEC STANDARD SETTERS . From left to right Bob Duganne, Bill Ruggie,
Roy Tateishi (kneeling) and Karl Wiedamann teamed up and splashed to a
victory in the 400" yard medley relay in record time. Ruggie also set a record in
the 200-yard backstroke, and Duganne was a member of the 400-yard freestyle
relay foursome which set a new conference mark. (Gator Photo)

Baseballers Top Marines Twice
In Three Pre-Season Exhibitions

Coach Dave Fullers fighting
Gator baseballers grabbed two
contests from Parris Islands
Marines in a three-game exhibi exhibition
tion exhibition stand over the weekend,
warming up for the seasons op opener,
ener, opener, which they played yes yesterday
terday yesterday against Florida Southern.
Florida pulled out all the stops
in the initial fray last Friday.
Gator bats racked a pair of
Leatherneck pitchers for 12
blasts, including five extra-base
blows, and won 11-1.
Smith Starts Game
UF pitcher Sid Smith started
the game and worked three per perfect
fect perfect innings. Ray Oestricher,
last years top winner, came in
for a three-taming stint and gave
up only an infield single. Don
McCreary followed and pitched
hitless ball the final three
Charlie Smith, 1956 leading hit hitter,
ter, hitter, paced the Orange and Blue
at the plate with a homer, a
double and four runs batted in.
Bobby Geissinger hit a double
and a single, and drove in three
runs. Mickey Ellenburg contri contributed
buted contributed a four-base blow and a
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a chance to play in the first
of a pair of games Saturday,
resulting in the Marines only
win, 7-4. The Gators could
muster but six hits while Par Parris
ris Parris Island bombarded Florida
moundmen John Greene and
Vennie Pent with nine.
Fuller Inserts Regulars
Fuller inserted his regulars in
the nightcap and they responded
with an easy 9-2 decision. A trio
of UF hurlersDick Lopez, Jer Jerry
ry Jerry Nicholson and Rickey Smith Smithallowed
allowed Smithallowed but three hits, as they
divided the nine-inning affair
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and Don Fleming led the Ga Gators
tors Gators hitting attack. Ellenburg
racked up a pair of hits, While
Smith blasted two and drove
home two runs besides. Flem Fleming
ing Fleming also registered a duo of
blows, including a triple and
claimed three RBI*.
The Gator diamond men will
play their next game Friday
afternoon, hosting Rollins, and
then travel to Winter Park for
another match Saturday.

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Linksmen Sweep Honors
In Florida Intercollegiate

Floridas golf squad, led by the par-busting antics
of sophomore stroker Frank Beard, made a clean sweep
of all the laurels in the Florida Intercollegiate Tourney
at Ocala over the past weekend, as they captured the
varsity and freshman team and individual honors.

It was a real team victory,
said coach Conrad Rehling, beam beaming
ing beaming over the Gator team which
pulled a repeat of last years per performance
formance performance in the same tournament
when the 1958 squad took the var varsity
sity varsity team and individual state tit titles.
les. titles.
Beard Finishes Medalist
Beard finished medalist with a
72-hole total of 28471, 72, 66
and 75. The soph ace comes from
a long line of athletic personali personalities,
ties, personalities, as he is the nephew of Flo Florida
rida Florida track coach Percy Beard and
Auburn's athletic director Jeff
Beard, and also is the brother of
Kentuckys Ralph Beard, former
All American basketball star.
Florida States Frank Malara
took second place, trailing Beard
by seven strokes. Gator captain
Tommy Aaron and Bob Shave of
FSU finished in a dead heat for
the third spot, with a pair of 2925.
The winning four man Orange
and Blue team finished five stroll
es ahead of the arch rival Semi Seminole
nole Seminole squad, which had beaten Flo Florida
rida Florida in a dual match earlier in the
week. Aaron, Beard, Jim Parker,
Doug Putnam and Skip Stigger
combined efforts for the title
claiming total of 1176.
Putnam's tourney score was 298,
while both Parker and Stigger
shot 302 s and senior golfer Willie

Prep Quintets to Invade Florida Gym
Hordes of howling highschoolers hurtle into Gainesville this week,
as the Florida prep basketball tournament gets underway at Florida
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K. Turner carded a 306 for his
three-day effort.
RoUina finished third in the
team race with 1191 strokes after
their senior star, Bob Ross, had
registered a 86 on the first 18 holes
of play and paced them to a tem temporary
porary temporary team lead at the close of
the first day.
Other finishers included Miami,
fourth with 1218; Florida Southern,
fifth with 1217; FSUs number two
team, sixth with 1254 and Stetson,
seventh with 1275.
ITF Frosh Win
The Baby Gator golf squad grab grabbed
bed grabbed the frosh division of the tour tournament
nament tournament by virtue of a standout
performance by Hank Aliens of Ft.
Lauderdale. Allers chalked up a
303 total 75, 78, 74 and 76
which gave him medalist, honors
for yearling participation.
The other member of the win winning
ning winning UF twosome, Bobby Tomb Tomblinson,
linson, Tomblinson, finished vith a 317-stroke
total, while the duo of Phil Lecky
(311) and Dick Bird (312) gave
Florida the runnerup spot.
Coach Rehlings varsity crew
is now idle and is taking steps
to brace themselves for the busy
weekend coming up, when they
meet Florida Southern, Miami and
Rollins on Friday, Saturday and
Monday, all away matches.