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Volume 51 Number 47

Two Frats
Go Banner;
Slop Fiphl!
Sigma Chi, Fijisj
Join Opposition
Gator Staff Writer
The addition of two fra fraternities
ternities fraternities Sigma Chi and Phi
Gamma Delta, to the Ban Banner
ner Banner Party rolls has brought
to an end two weeks of po political
litical political hasseling between
newly elected Student Body
President Joe Ripley and
leaders of the opposing
Campus Party.
The controversy centered a around
round around the appointment of cabi cabinet
net cabinet officials which must be ap approved
proved approved by the new exec Coun Council
cil Council in which the Campus Party
holds a majority of seats.
Campus party officials had at attempted
tempted attempted to bargain with Ripley
requesting a number of cabinet
appointments in exchange for the
cooperation of the Campus Party
membe. s of the Council.
The two fraternities present at
& Banner Party meeting Satur Saturday
day Saturday morning, expressed a desire
to work in and with the Banner
Party for the betterment of stu student
dent student government.
An organizational meeting was
held at the Phi Kappa Tau House
Sunday night, to determine the
present strength of the party, and
also get figures on Summer
chool strength.
At the present time the two
fractions appear fairly stable, and
Ripley stated that no changes had
been made in the appointments
for cabinet members, with the ex exception
ception exception of the tentative naming
of Bill Swain, Phi Gam, as Sec Secretary
retary Secretary of Organizatons.
The Secretary of Religion has
till not been named. Ripley is
considering three choices given
him by the Student Religious As Association
sociation Association and will name one of
them. They are, Millard Newton,
(Continued on Page THREE)

Effigy of Senator Charlay Johns
Hm obvious work of a cajnpus wit, an effigy of State Senator
Ohariey E. Johns reposes at the Gtmpus Police Station Thursday,
after it was cot down in the Plaaa of the Americas.
" IW *" "' T .. v . '
Ex-Fla. Governor Caldwell
Attacks U.S. Supreme Court

Former Florida Governor Mil Millard
lard Millard F. Caldwell launched an
attack on the Supreme Court Fri Friday
day Friday while speaking on the Univer University
sity University Law Auditorium.
As featured speaker on the Law
Day program, Caldwell appealed
to the students, as future law lawyers,
yers, lawyers, to take a stand against
those who threaten to destroy the
American way of life.
In the presence of an indiffer indifferent
ent indifferent public, he said, law ia to today
day today being made by the Supreme
Court and its Judges. Citing re recent
cent recent cases on communism and
segregation, Caldwell charges the
Supreme Court with asserting
omnipotence and asstuning legis legislative
lative legislative functions.
"The Supreme Court is not the
of the land, he said, and
it should be criticized freely when
it transgresses on the constitution constitution&1


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Miss University of Floridd/ Sue Roberts, and Her Court
Miss University of Florida, Sue Roberts, Zeta Tau Alpha, (center) poses with her Court which includes, left to right: Carolyn
Bagg, Tri Delt; Nancy Wakefield, Kappa Delta; Barbara Hartwick, Kappa Delta, and Louise Johnson, Independent. Chosen at Fridays
Frolics, Miss Roberto was sponsored by Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

Wauchula Junior Coed Named
Miss U of F at Frolics Dance Friday

Named Miss University of Florida at S pring Frolics last Friday was Sue Roberts,
Zeta Tau Alpha sorority from Wauchula. She is a junior in english education and
was sponsored by Phi Kappa Tau.

The court includes Nancy Wake Wakefield,
field, Wakefield, Karolyn Bagg. Barbara
Hartwick and Louise Johnson. A
special talent trophy was award awarded
ed awarded Mary Jerger, Chi Omega and
runner-up was Cherry Huggins,
Zeta Tau Alpha.
The five finalists from an ori original
ginal original field of 24, performed for
the Frolics audience before the
winner was presented with the
frophy by Dean Lester Hale.
As Miss UF, Miss Roberts will

&1 constitution&1 law. Further, he appealed to
hia audience to avoid spineless
Caldwell also charged the courts
i with being packed with amateur
philosophers instead of lawyers.
He pointed out that historic fig figures
ures figures such as Patrick Henry and
: James Madison predicted sub- j
I version of state government and,
1 in closing, declared I plead their
U of F Choir to Present
Public Concert Today
The University choir of the Un University
iversity University of Florida will present
a concert today at 8:15 p. m. in
the University auditorium,
j The program, conducted by El Elwood
wood Elwood Keister, will feature pianist
Joanne Frederick, organist and
'pianist Verle Larson and the Un
jiversity String Orchestra.

Gator Btaff Writer

represent the University of Flor Florida
ida Florida in several beauty contests in including
cluding including the Miss Florida judging
in Sarasota next July.
TV and personal appearances
A&M Students
In Mass Protest

Most of the 2,800 Negro students
at Florida A&M University stayed
aw r ay from their classes today as
part of a passive resistance
move designated to focus national
attention to the mass rape of a
Negro coed by four white men.
In small groups the students
milled about the campus. It was
an orderly protest, as was a mas 6
meeting of an estimated 700 stu students
dents students Sunday night.
Student leaders said the strike
was part of a week-long protest
movement to draw attention to
the rape case so that justice will
be done.
Four men were formally
charged with rape today by State
Atty. W. D. Hopkins. He said they
would be held without bail pend pending
ing pending referral of the case to the next
grand jury which convenes June 1.
There was speculation in the
Legislature that the case might
have some effect upon a move by
Gov. Leoy Collins to abolish the
death penalty in capital cases, in including
cluding including rape.
Von Braun Talk
Scheduled Here
Wemher von Braun will speak
at' the Unive sity of Florida,
Friday at 8:15 p.m. in the Uni University
versity University Auditorium. The public
is invited to attend the lecture.
Von Braun will present the
Robert Tyrie Benton Memorial
Lecture under the auspices of
the University Lecture Series.
Prior to the speech a ceremony
will be held unveiling a portrait
of the late John R. Benton, form former
er former Dean of the Universtys Col College
lege College of Engineering. This lecture
fund i s named for Robert Tyrie
Benton who wag Killed in World
War n. Benton was the son of
the late dean.
The date of-; May 8 has been
confirmed by von Braun after
rocket launchings and govern government
ment government conferences caused post postponement
ponement postponement of two previously sche schei
i schei duled times for the lecture.
Gator 'Man of Year'
Deadline Set Sunday
Deadline for nomination* for
the 1858 Alligator Man of the
Tear Is C p.m. Sunday.
Any student or faculty mem member
ber member may nominate the person
whom he feels has contributed
the most to the University of
Florida during the past year.
The Alligator editorial staff will
select the winner, who will be
announced next week.
Nominations should include a
detailed description of the candi candidates
dates candidates contributions and *om
biographical data. Entries
should be mailed to the Florida
Alligator office at the Florida
i talon.

University of Florida, Gainesville, FloridaTuesday, May 5, 1959

are also set for the new winner,
but details have not been worked
out, according to Contest Chair Chairman
man Chairman Alan Wolfe.
Was Surprised
How did Miss Roberts feel when
she was named Miss UF?
T nearly dropped dead. I was
really very surprised and flat flattered
tered flattered to be chosen, she said.
I will do my best to represent
the university well. she added.
Sue is undecided about her fu future,
ture, future, but plans to be either an
English teacher or airline steward stewardess
ess stewardess when she graduates next
She is a majorette in the Gator
Band and lists horse riding and
water skiing among her hobbies.
Court member Nancy Wakefield
is a 19-year-old freshman from
Winter Haven. She plans to major
in elementary education and is
a member of Kappa Delta Soror Sorority,
ity, Sorority, which sponsored her.
St. Pete Freshman
Karolyn Bagg, Delta Delta Del Delta
ta Delta sorority, is a freshman from
St. Petersburg. She is 18 years
old and plans to major in biology.
Barbara Hartwick is a Kappa
Delta from Jacksonville and was
sponsored by Beta Theta Pi. She
is 19 and plans to major in ele elementary
mentary elementary education.
The fourth court member, Lou Louise
ise Louise Johnson, is an independent
from Callahan. She is a junior in
nursing and was sponsored by
Alpha Chi Sigma, honorary chem chemistry
istry chemistry fraternity.
Prizes awarded the new Miss
UF include jewelry from Libby's,
a Bermuda outfit from Donigans,
cosmetics from McCollums, a jer jersey
sey jersey blouse from Franklins, a
shampoo and hair set outfit from
Milady and shoes from Cooks.
Judging was based on beauty,
talent and personality with more
emphasis placed this year on tal talent
ent talent than in the past, according to
Publicity C2iairman Bud Stone

Seminoles Recall
Long Indian History

Two Seminole Indians had an opportunity Thursday to reminisce
about some objects of the Seminole Culture that were displayed in
the Florida State Museum in the Seagie Building.

Two famous members of the
Seminole Nation, Billie Bowlegs
and Josie Billie, visited the Un Un*
* Un*
iversit., of Florida museum
to examine the Indian exhibits
on display there.
Billie Bowlegs, who was 98 in
February, is the oldest man in the
Seminole Nation according to ex existing
isting existing records. He lives at Brigh Brighton
ton Brighton Reservation near Lake Placid.
Josie Billie is Medicine Man for
; the Big Cypress Reservation.
| The Semmoles it d in C-aincS C-aincSville
ville C-aincSville to see some of their family
things which are included in the
Museum exhibits. They were on
their way to the Florida Folk
Festival opening Friday at the
Stephen Foster Memorial.
| Representing two Aeminoie

G'viile Mother,
Hit 'Red' Texts
A Gainesville mother and a for former
mer former state legislator charged to today
day today that subtle textbook propogan propoganda
da propoganda is inroctrinating Florida school
children in the Communist line.
Mrs. Sinclair Eaton and F. W.
(Fritz) Buchholz, who served In
the House in 1935, were two of four
witnesses at a joint meeting of the
House higher education and public
school committees.
Buchholz served as principal of
Gainesville High School and later
as supervising principal fbr
Gainesville schools for 37 years.
They told the group that text textbooks
books textbooks written by known subver subversives
sives subversives glorify the Soviet Union and
Communist philosophy while down downgrading
grading downgrading the United State and De Democracy.
mocracy. Democracy.
They and two tiamians, Mrs.
John R. Witt and Mrs. Claude C.
Collins, spoke in support of a bill
by Rep. George Stallings of Duval
County which w mid bar from the
schools any books written by a
Communist, former Communist
or any person listed as a subver subversive.
sive. subversive.
Mrs. Eaton read from some of
the suspect textt >k. Buchholz
claimed many textbooks were per perverting
verting perverting the minds of Florida chil children
dren children to one world government
Reps. John Matthews of Duval
County and Beth Johnson of Or Orange
ange Orange County told the committee
itnesses were quoting out of con context.
text. context.
Student Recital Slated
Compositions by Beethoven,
Debussy, and Chopin will be
the music featured at the
Student Recital, Thursday at
B:ir p. m. in the niversity Aud Auditorium.
itorium. Auditorium.
Part of the Student Recital
Program will include Suite for
Four Trombones by Richard
W. Bowles; conductor of the
Gator Band.

tribes, the Creeks and the Jticco Jticcosukees,
sukees, Jticcosukees, the two men were among
the first of their nation to recieve
formal education. Billie Bowlegs,
the most photographed Seminole,
was the first Creek to learn to
read and write. Josie Billie is
the son of Billie Corn patch, the
first educated Seminole.
A real medicine man even ac according
cording according to modern standards, 73
year old Josie Billie has pattern patterned
ed patterned a formula for tranquilizers
which was sold to a Detroit
pharmaceutical company. The
product is planned to go on the
market later this year.
He studied for eight years at
an Indian medicine school. Re Recently
cently Recently he renounced his medicine
practice to become a minister.

Legislators Studying
Laws Banning Boob
Thought 'Subversive'

Students Sign Protest
Against Fla. Solons
Gator Staff Writer
One hundred and fifty students at the University of
Florida have signed a petition protesting the atmos atmosphere
phere atmosphere of the State Legislature in general pertaining to
the public school system.

One of the purposes of the peti petition,
tion, petition, according to Charles Wil Willard,
lard, Willard, past ecumenical chairman o#
the Student Religious Assn., is
to point out that students are
concerned with the actions of i£he

Willard submitted the 150-signa 150-signature
ture 150-signature petition to Alachua Countys
State representative, Ralph Tur Turlington,
lington, Turlington, and asked that Turling Turlington
ton Turlington circulate the petition to other
A part of the petition reads:
We urge your (the Legislators)
serious thought pon any legisla legislation
tion legislation concerning the school system,
remembering, moreover, that
Florida has an obligation to its
The petition which refers in
part to gradual integration was
offered to several campus politi political
cal political leaders who refused to sign
it, according to Willard.
In my opinion the reason they
refused to sign it was not because
they disagreed with the contents,
but they felt it would be political politically
ly politically disasterous for them in fu future
ture future years in Florida politics,
stated Willard.
Williard added that he intended
to go to Tallahassee Tuesday, and
if possible he would see Rep. Tur Turlington
lington Turlington concerning the petition.
In a letter to Turlington, Willard
explained that the number of sig signatures
natures signatures was not limited to 150 be because
cause because of antagonism or lack of in interest,
terest, interest, rather it was the result
New 'King Ugly'
Winners Named
Winners of the annual King Ug Ugly
ly Ugly contest, held each year to raise
money for the Alpha Phi Omega
scholarship fund, were released
Sunday night by APO President
Henry Kaye.
Votes were a penny each. This
year a total of $128.25 was col collected.
lected. collected.
Bob McKown of Sigma Nu led
with a total of $56.95. Buddy Har.
dy. Sigma Chi, challenged him
with $28.90. Howie Winneman, co cosponsored
sponsored cosponsored by Alpha Epsilon Phi
sorority and Lance and Shield, a
student fraternal colony, placed
third with $17.21.
Also in the running were Palmer
Hendrikson, Theta Chi, with $lO.-
81; Ernest Palmer, sponsored by
Alpha Chi Omega sorority, $9.23.
Frank Wainwright of Murphree
Halls Council with $1.55 and Ron
Caccitore, sponsored by Delta Ep
silon sorority, with $1.50.

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Out of Florida's History
BUlie fiowlegsi left) at W, b the oldest man m the Seminole Nation, Josie BUbe, 71 year sM
medicine men. and Biology Prol. J. C. Dickinson, acting head of the Florida Stele .Museum, shady a
grater the Seminole* used to make flour from the coontie plant.

of lack of time to circulate the
petition fully.
Turlington reportedly received
the petition before leaving for
Gainesville Friday, and has not
yet had time to give the petition
his consideration, Willard add added.
ed. added.

Solons Receive
Strongest Bill of
The Florida Legislature received
a bill last week to make it a crime
for the parent of any pupil to make
application for enrollment in a
school for another race.
The bill, introduced by fresh freshman
man freshman representative George B.
Stallings Jr. of Duval, is the
strongest, yet of a series of anti antiintergration
intergration antiintergration bills which have be become
come become increasinly stringent as the
Legislature progresses.
The bill was sent to the General
Legislation ommittee which is
screening racial legislation in the
Thus far not a single controver controversial
sial controversial racia. bill lu.s hit the floor
of either house due in the main
to a policy of approaching the
emotion-pact issue in a gingerly
fashion. There were, however, re reports
ports reports that some action might be
started in the senate late this
Stallings bill would provide pun punishment
ishment punishment ranging up to a SIOO fine,
or 60 days in jail. It is based upon
the police powers of ti a state and
declares integration would de destructively
structively destructively effect the general
Stallings said involking the po police
lice police powers as the basis for the
bill would put the contest be between
tween between the federal government and
the states to the long awaited acid
Commenting on he recent bills
introduced into the Legislature,
Robert T. W. Saunders, Florida
secretary of the NAACP, stated
that They axe aimed at creating
a conaitlon of fear among Neg Negroes.
roes. Negroes.
In contrast with the new bill the
NAACP voted to urge Negro par parents
ents parents to register their children in
schools of their choice as a means
of testing whether school boards
are working under the pupil as assignment
signment assignment law. c

12,000 students
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Four Pages This Edition

Bills To Remove
All Schoolbooks
From Libraries
Gator Staff Writer
The state senate Educa Education
tion Education Committee has passed
with a minimum of discus discussion
sion discussion a bill banning from
public schools and universi universities
ties universities books written by Com Communists
munists Communists or persons on sub subversive
versive subversive lists. An identical
bill is pending in the house.
The senate bill, an amend amendment
ment amendment excluding university lib library
rary library reference books tacked on
by the committee. It also bans
books which picture any govern government
ment government ideology or philosophy aa
superior to American constitution constitutional
al constitutional government; books or other
printed matter of persons who
had invoked the fifth amendment
when questioned about subver subversive
sive subversive activities; and any person
on subversive lists of the U.S.
attorney general, Congressional or
legislative Investigating commit committees.
tees. committees.
Housewives Testify
Two Miami housewives, Mrs.
N. J. Carden and Mrs. Oscar A.
Kennedy Jr. have appeared be before
fore before the house committee urging
the ratification of the bill to
prevent Florida school schildren
from being brainwashed through
textbooks written by communist
and communist sympathizers.
Mrs. Carden said at one ses session
sion session before the house committee,
We send our children to school
to be educated. It is not right
that as a captive audience they
are taught things that do not con conform
form conform with Americn principles and
At a point meeting of the House
committees on public schools and
higher learning, Mrs. Carden
said she had been asked to read
some of the public school text textbooks
books textbooks by the Legisative Interim
Committee on Education.
Many Book "Subversive
She said that out of 43 books
read by her group ony two show show(Continued
(Continued show(Continued On Page THREE)
Student Protest Rally
Set in Plazo Tonight
A number of University of
Florida students have slated a
protest rally tonight in
the Plaza of the Americas
against the recent book burn burning
ing burning bill introduced in the State
Tagged a reasonable rally
by the students, it will try to
arouse student opinion
against the bill.
The ContentionaUst Club
which is sponsoring the rally
stated that ft would try to con contact
tact contact Rep. Stallings, from Duval
who introduced the bill in the
Senate, tot order to hold a plat platform
form platform debate with him.


Page 2

Don't Burn the Books

Rally round the Plaza, boys, were
going to have another witch hunt and
book burning. Again our leaders in
the statehouse feel it their duty to pro protect
tect protect us from subversive and un-
American writings and teachings.
Following right on the heels of a
bill which, if passed, would control
the teaching of every instructor and
teacher and make it a dismissal of offense
fense offense to say anything contrary to the
constitution comes a yet more absurd
and damaging move that would also
tell free Americans exactly what
they can and cannot read.
Introduced in the State Senate by
Sen. Randolph Hodges of Cedar Key
and in the House by Rep. George B.
Stallings of Duval County, the bill
would ban from public schools and
universities all books or other printed
material written by any person or
persons who are now, or ever have
been, a member of the Communist
Party, or resorted to the Fifth Amend Amendment
ment Amendment to avoid stating whether or not
they are, or have ever been, a mem member
ber member of the Communist Party; or are
now, or have ever been, a member of
any organization listed as subversive
by the Attorney General of the Unit United
ed United States, the un-American Activities
Committee of Congress or any other
congressional or state legislative com committee.
mittee. committee.
The bill would also ban any print printed
ed printed material which favorably presents
Communism, Socialism, world govern government
ment government or world citizenship.
Such a bill is not only a disgusting
Insult to the intelligence of every par parent
ent parent and child in Florida it is ex extremely
tremely extremely frightening in the length to
which such control could be extended
if ever allowed to begin.
Even disregarding the obvious hy hypocrisy
pocrisy hypocrisy of employing such totalitar totalitarian
ian totalitarian tactics as professor purges and
book burning under the guise of pro protecting
tecting protecting freedom, the bill would great greatly
ly greatly increase the already abused pow powers
ers powers of many congressional and legis legislative
lative legislative groups. Think how much more
of a show Starkes Charlie Johns
could have put on if he could have
used stacks of burning library books


A Short Sago of A Vertical Vehicle

This is a short saga of a ver vertical
tical vertical vehicle and its put-upon
You've heard of the Stairway
to the Star* but not many of
you have heard of the elevator
to the stack* in the Main li library.
brary. library.
You who now use itknow it
well. And you who will attain
the privileges of your destinies
a* seniors and graduate stud studants
ants studants WILL knowas you chart
your necessary trails through
the forests of the stacks.
Human nature says to take
the stack elevator instead of
the stairs. And the stack-schol stack-scholars
ars stack-scholars are between Beylis and
Chary bdi*the whirlpool of the
stairs or the crush of the eleva elevator
tor elevator doors and crowdsand the
ominous waiting.
This then is dedicated to all
who have ever suffered from
Lots look at a typical stack stackbound
bound stackbound sceneyou saunter past
the circulation desk, flash your
pass-card at the stack-entrance
switchboard operator and then
politely but confidently press the
ground-floor control switch to
beckon the elevator. You then
assume a careless stance and
wait for results. None come.
You depress the switch again
little more firmly for em emphasis.
phasis. emphasis. You neednt have bother bothered
ed bothered because the elevator wont
be hurried. Its probably fer ferrying
rying ferrying short-haul stock scholars
and janitors and maids back and
forth on ail the upper floors. .
Meanwhile, back at the laun launching
ching launching pad, other presumptuous
passengers are joining you in
the growing group of stack
Politeness sars you're suppos supposed
ed supposed to say something to people in
the same boat as yourself. What
go you talk about? The weath weather?
er? weather? No. The elevator? Yea.
But YOU don't Just TALK
about the elevator. You DO
something. Ybu Jab the beckon beckoning-button
ing-button beckoning-button with a wicked right
thumb that would msk a
wrestler wince.
About the same time, your
conscience hurtsbecause you
know you could have gotten to
your desired level hr the stairs
long ago. And it wouldn't have
taken much more energy than

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to smoke out the Communists and
homosexuals which a?e supposedly
undermining the morals and manners
of our society.
We damned the Nazis for their
high-handed tactics in purges and
book burnings 20 years ago. We stand
up in self-rightous indignation today
and condemn Russia and China for
controling the reading matter that
reaches their citizens. And yet, we
have the hypocrisy to attempt to em employ
ploy employ the very same tactics we damn
in others only we burn books for
freedom and democracy. After all,
ours is the American Way. God is on
our side.
But the really sad and pathetic
thing behind such a bill is the premise
upon which it is based gross ignor ignorance.
ance. ignorance.
The backers of the bill, and the
housewives who undoubtably be being
ing being experts in determining what is
subversive and un-American told
the House committees of their shock shocking
ing shocking findings in the books, apparent apparently
ly apparently feel that the way to preserve our
nation and way of life is to keep the
citizens completely ignorant of any anything
thing anything but what is Americanism.
But what is wrong with our system
of government, our way of life, that
it must be kept locked in a dark, air airtight
tight airtight safe ? If it is really as good and
as grand as we like to believe, then
should it not be able to hold its own
out in the broad daylight in compar comparison
ison comparison with the various other types of
societies man have devised?
Os course it should. And it can.
And it is only through knowledge
and rational comparison that an in intelligent
telligent intelligent man can reaffirm his convic convictions.
tions. convictions. It is not enough to tell him we
have the best type of government
he must be able to see it and all
others and then make a decision. From
this will emerge a patriotism and
loyalty much stronger and more use useful
ful useful than can come from ignorance.
Were in a tough race a race for
survival. And it is only as an educated
informed people that we will stand
even chance of winning. With legis legislated
lated legislated ignorance, we would surely

youve wasted fuming about the
caprices of this blankety-blank
But youve invested many sec seconds
onds seconds (minutes to your contemp contemptuous
tuous contemptuous confidence-shattered cal calculations).
culations). calculations). The seconds have
stumbled all over themselvea in
a head-long race to yesterday.
You slyly try a feint by slowly
slipping away to the stairs. .
H-r-r-rumh. Sesame, the eleva elevator
tor elevator finally opens. You rush back
like a farmer discovering oil
on his property gotta get
there before the rubber jawed
door creaks and smooches shut
on some part of your personal
geography. Also rushing for forward
ward forward is a late-arriving professor
who drops his dignity, grabs his
hat and just makes the truant
trolley before its lumbering
Then comes a silence punctu punctuated
ated punctuated by groaning pulleys, the
metric ticking of the malignant
machineryand nervous coughs.
The sojourners learn more about,
their shoes and the stitching on
their briefcases than they would
learn in IS minutes of diligent
study, otherwise.
The major amount of animation
is imparted to them by the mo motion
tion motion of the mulish elevator, and
one cant help remembering
his last trip to the Wax Mus Museum.
eum. Museum. .
Like a Greyhound bus that
stops at every pig-trail, this
cable climber generally dis disgorges
gorges disgorges one scholar per stack
level, and. finally hurrah!
Youve made it. You plant your
foot on the stack floor like an
explorers flag on hard won
ground. Youre here!
Somt poor soul pa is you as
he enters the vagrant vator
from the fifth level. H wants to
go to the ground floorbut .
No. First he has to go to the
sixth to pick up a passenger,
and then to the seventh to pick
up another (who has already,
disgustedly begun to descend by
the stairs because hes been
waiting longer than those who
originally waited on first)
Finally, the elevator begins
its slow return trip with all the
gusto of a de-geared grand grandfather
father grandfather dock. Back It goes to the
fifth a library page wants to
bring abroad a book-cart. He
doaa. Than to the fourthtwo

Tuetdoy, May 5, 1959

mor passengers squirm abroad.
The passenger to snowed be because
cause because it goes an the way to
second this time, where a jani janitor
tor janitor wants to take his stack stackuum
uum stackuum cleaner to the sixth level.
Uh-uh. Next trip, but dont hold
your breath, Janitor.
Finally, the recalcitrant crawl crawling
ing crawling cubicle reaches the ground
floor, where a crowd has ga gathered
thered gathered . Oh, no! Its time to
start another elevator Odyssey.
Say, wasnt there an article
in the paper, the other day,
about an escalator at the Uni University
versity University of ...

On the Unconscious Humor in Writing

"Writing is technically the
placing of words together to
to form thoughtsis the view
of Fro hock, the famous column columnist
ist columnist of Alligator. This is the
technical view, but not perhaps
the most common view.
We all write, just because
writing seems so easy. But do
we always check back to see
whether our writings make
sense? And this lethargy is the.
.source of much unconscious
A report of the American
Psychological Associations An Annual
nual Annual Conference stated with
a certain degree of truth:
Woman who are co-operative
and good sports are more likely
to have large families, though
it may not precisely hav meant
what it said.
Even legal notices can be
ambiguous. In Missouri, a tax
collector posted this notice: All
persons are hereby notified to
pay their dog tax by April 1;
otherwise they will be killed.
it seams he was not too sure
about his punishment.
An illiterate resident of DJi DJibuti,
buti, DJibuti, a French colony, was work working
ing working with the French Traveling
Ageacj. Ones his wife fell sick,
and since there was no other
male member in the family, he
had no choice tat to take leave.
The application he wrote is most
Dear Sir.
Since I am the only husband
of my wife who tom....'*
Sometimes public notices are
a great source of confusion. A
notice to front of Pompeii read
thus: This is the aity of Pom Pompeii,
peii, Pompeii, which was destroy sd by an
ruption to lb. My good
neas, exclaimed a woman tour tourist
ist tourist from Middle West, "juat
eight yean after the Chicago
Writers are no sr options
either, a famotu writer, having
completed Ms book which he
thought would be the best seller
of the year, decided to dedicate
* to Ms wife. The frontispiece of


Where Are You Going, America?

Where are you going America?
Im following my road to
destiny. Im folk wing the will
of God. Im following the voice
of my people.
Why? Why are you following?
You ere power personified. You
should lead. Your peoples voice
is still. They are fat and corn cornplacement.
placement. cornplacement. Nations make their
destiny. You are looked at a* a
leader, as an inspiration. But
you are oont t. You are follow following
ing following your destiny.
I only have power because
right is might.
Tell that to Miss Lucy of Ala Alabama.
bama. Alabama. And tell it to J. Robert
Openheimer. You encouraged
Hungary through your Voice of
America. You gave them hope.
And when Russia slaughtered
them like animals, where were
you? Who was thi real murder murderer?
er? murderer? Did you sleep well that
night? And where were you
when Castro was trying to ov over
er over throw a dictator? Dont you
believe in trying to spread de democracy
mocracy democracy anymore How much
are you spending to store un unneeded
needed unneeded and unwanted food in
your warehouses? Have you for forgotten
gotten forgotten that there are hungary
people in the world?
Yes, drink a toast to right,
America. And then smash the
glass in memory of Anne Frank.
Would you commit that blas blasphemy?
phemy? blasphemy?
did you curse Truman for
sending your tons to Korea?
Would you prefer that they die
in their own beds like old wo women
men women when the bombs fall here?
You re fat and lazy. Your
people dont have voice any
more. They are quiet and con content.
tent. content. What became of other na nations
tions nations that became too comfort comfortable
able comfortable to bother?
Do you think you are invinci invincible?
ble? invincible? Do you think that because
you are America no one would
dare destroy you? Dont you
know that you cant bluff any anymore?
more? anymore? Monroe did it, but he was
lucky. You have been lucky since
your birth, but you cant depend
on luck now. When you were
young and weak the world was
generous with you. But not now.

the book contained these valu valuable
able valuable words:
Dedicated to my wife hut for
whose absence this book would
never have been written.
A tourist, Who went to Lon London
don London to attend a business confer conference,
ence, conference, was startled to see a pos poster
ter poster at the comer of Pickadilly
Circus which proclaimed: Wife
to be murdered. First he tried
to argue within himself that
wives are murdered in this novel
fashion in London, but that was
not convincing after all. How However,
ever, However, he had a hearty laugh
when he found out that the
notice should read: WIFE-TO-
Be MURDERED. Hyphens
make a world of difference.
Even people who know better
.Wednesday Sr Thursday
SOMOIM' Adults
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You have what they want. You
have power. But you are in dan danger
ger danger of losing it. You are playing
games with the world. . with
their le book. You e support supporting
ing supporting tyranny for a few compen compensations
sations compensations that you can do without.
You know that Trujillo is an
anim JL You know that Castro is
anxious to smash him. You need
only say the unoffici*. word.
What are you .. for? When
you fight evil yo must use all
the weapons you have.
Why do you ban our books? I
am not allowed to read Tropic
of Cancer or A Thieves Journ Journal.
al. Journal. Will I become dangerous to
sooiety if I do? How much
crime do you really think you
will prevent by banning books?
Why do you lie to your chil children?
dren? children? Will they rise against you
if they know that George Wash Washington
ington Washington was a man? WiU they
start a revolution if they learn
that the country was settled
primarily for economic reasons?
'Vhy do you want to finger fingerprint
print fingerprint your teachers? Are they
your enemy?
Your country is beautiful
America, and your air is clean
and fresh. I can stand in your
fields and forests and deserts
and be filled with awe and won wonder
der wonder at the beauty of it ail. You
have strength in your rich black
land. You have fragrance in
your wild flowers and grandeur
in your mountains. When are
you going to stop destroying
your natural beauty with sub suburbs?
urbs? suburbs? Why is it that almost all
of your uglyness a man made?
Why do you accept pretentious pretentiousness,
ness, pretentiousness, gaudiness, bigness, and
novelty as beauty? Do you in intend
tend intend to replace all of your wood wooded
ed wooded areas with gas stations, bill billboards
boards billboards and neon lights?
Why dont you repeal the laws
that prevent me from reading
certain book* and pass laws to
make it illegal to cut down a
ttee without a permit?
Why dont you laugh at your yourself
self yourself anymore? Why do you take
yourself so seriously about
things that aren that impor important?
tant? important? Are you afraid that you
might cause a stir in your de-

English make the most elemen elementary
tary elementary errors as, for instance, the
notice put up by a librarian,
which warned, Only low con conversation
versation conversation is allowed in this read reading
ing reading room. Again, a notice post posted
ed posted in front of a dance hall read:
The management reserves the
right to exclude anybody they
think proper. Did they mean
'improper? But the most inter interesting
esting interesting notice I have ever no noticed
ticed noticed is in a department store:
BLUE boys shirts on SALE.
Sandra Dee, Cliff Robertson,
James Darren
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cadent institutions? Are you
afraid that you might make the
D. A. R. angry? Do your chur churches
ches churches feel so insecure that they
can't be the object of a joke?
Are you afraid that you might
disturb the dust, that you might
cause someone to think?
Why are you so organised and
regimented? Is it because in a
committee you can always let
the other man make the decis decision?
ion? decision? Only an individual can
make a decision, and when it is
subjected to manipulation by
menvho are hi* peers in station
only it must invariably loose its
effectiveness. Where would our
atomic and space age be if all
your scientists had worked in
your strategic decisions were
made by congress?
Perhaps this to the answer.
You are waiting for the other
man on the team to do some something.
thing. something. But he is waiting for you
too. In the meanwhile you are
stagnated by complacency. And
what are the results?
How many of yo-r insane,
criminal, and drug sddicted are
the result of boredom with your
complacency and rebellion a against
gainst against It?
Frankly, Im a little frightened
by it all. Are you? You are

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Blasts Johns' Actions
On Prison / Pressure

Our boy Charley, the protec protector
tor protector erf innocent and virtuous stu students,
dents, students, has been at tt again. In
a letter to the Assistant Super Superintendent
intendent Superintendent at Raiford dated May
31, 1958, and printed in The Mi Miami
ami Miami Herald on April JO, he re recommended
commended recommended a warm personal
friend* of Ms for the Job of
guard at Raiford. Not only did
he recommend this man, he
dd . . if this Is not approved
I am going to be hard to live
A it turned out, the man
could not read or write. Charley
said he could sign his name,
though, and came from a good
family. After all, prison guards
don't have to be geniuses." It
help* if they're human, howev however.
er. however. A prison guard is a man
who ban to exercise Ms own
judgment at times, and these
occasions usually require that
he tMn!< fast and correctly.
Men* lives almost always hang
in the balance, and I wouldnt
want a man with no education,
and orders not to let prisoners
escape in charge of my life.
Dobertnan pinschers would un undoubtedly

'What Happened to King Ugly?'
Reader Asks After Frolics

King Ugly wears no crown
this year, and many people are
asking questions.
The King Ugly contest, held
each year to raise money for
the Alpha Phi Omega Scholar Scholarship
ship Scholarship Fund, built to a climax
wMch failed to materialize.
UMOC and The Ugly Man
ia Coming were familar signs
posted on campus trees, bench benches,
es, benches, even on the sidewalks in the
Plaza of the Americas. The
Beatniks lost their originality,
dress-wise, as King Ugly con contestants
testants contestants vied with one another
for the sloppiest appearance,
Chins sprouted stubble and tee
shirts, torn and grimy, were
worn with a vengeance.
Pennies clinked into the con containers
tainers containers in The Information Booth
across from the Hub as students
voted for their favorite Ugly
Man contestant.
King Ugly, along with Miss
University of Florida, was to
have been crowned at the Fro Frolies

doubtedly undoubtedly make better guards;
they can be trained to kill, but
dont do It quite as fast a s a
shotgun blast in the back.
This letter was exMbited as
one example of patronage pres pressure
sure pressure applied by politicians,
and is assuredly not unique, but
it seems to me to exemplify
the actions of a good politician
who wants to satisfy his con constituents
stituents constituents t all costs, but doesnt
care whart happens to the state
in the meantime.
Meanwhile, back at the Univ University,
ersity, University, the witch hunt atmos atmosphere
phere atmosphere Is still around. And
that atmosphere, which will
stay with this school for years,
and hold It back, and make
distinguished scholars think
twice before coming here, and
therefore keep it from develop developing
ing developing as a home of free, unhind unhindered
ered unhindered thought (which, after all,
is the right of people In a de democracy
mocracy democracy and more or less the
duty of a university in a demo democracy).
cracy). democracy). is the work of one man
creature, rather who seems
to think that fame is ail, even
if he has to resort to Neander Neanderthal
thal Neanderthal methods to get it.
Patric' Walker, 3AS

lies Frolies dance in the gym Friday
night. The sign above the band bandstand
stand bandstand read Three Ring Circus
Miss U of F, The Four Lads,
King Ugly.
Frolics came and went and
King Ugly wasnt even men mentioned.
tioned. mentioned.
Don Harper, chairman of the
King Ugly contest, was called
out of town over Frolics week weekend.
end. weekend. and the responsibility for
announcing the new King Ugly
fell to someone else.
The King Ugly contestant*
were at the Frolics dance. The
time for the award came .
and went. Nothing happened.
Why? Many would like to know.
Garry Sutherland
Portraits, Fraternity ortd
Sorority Composites
Gainesville Shop pins Center
1006 North Main Street


Over 400 Interview Students

Through the faculties of the Uni University
versity University Placement Service, repre representatives
sentatives representatives from over 400 comp companies
anies companies have visited the campus this
year and interviewed students for
possible job opportunities.
University Placement Officer
jlaurice E. Mayberry said, Five
years ago, only about 100 com companies
panies companies sent representatives to the
unicersity for the purpose of inter interviewing

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personalities to be featured in the May issue erf PEELBOY, and

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viewing interviewing students. Since that time
the number of companies has in increased
creased increased to well over 400. We are
quite proud of this record.
Coordinating Service
The Placement Service is an
agency designed to coordinate the
placement activities of the depart departments,
ments, departments, schools and colleges on
Mayberry said, We supply job
information to graduating stu-

Lions Club of Gainesville
Sets Eye Glass Collection
The Lions Club of Gainesville
is sponsoring the collection of old
eye glasses and glass frames
during the period today through
May 10. These glasses and frames
will be sent to a non-profit organ organisation
isation organisation for salvage and the usable
parts made available for the needy
throughout the world.
Collection boxes will be placed
in the fraternity and sorority
houses, various dormitories, the
Flaveta, Corry Village, and the
student service centers by mem members
bers members of Phi Delta Theta.
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l dents, arrange interviews between
employers and applicants and
help the students gether and pre present
sent present their credentials to prospec prospective
tive prospective employers.
According to Mayberry about
65 per cent erf the graduating stu students
dents students find employment through
this service. The remainder of
grads either go into the armed
forces or have jobs waiting.
Saves Records
The placement service retains
the records of students for a per period
iod period of five years and as job re requests
quests requests come in the alumni are no notified
tified notified in order of qualifications.
Mayberry said, There are only
four people in the placement de department
partment department but we consider every
instructor at the university as an
unofficial placement officer in the
way they help students find jobs.
According to Mayberry the cost
of running the service is about 12
dollars per graduating student as
compared to 19 dollars per grad
in other land grant colleges of this
'Peelboy' Slated
As Parody Issue
By Humor Mag
The unruly your. man to the
left, clutching the peanut butter
jar and shrunken head in his
hands, is destined to appear more
than on* in the forthcoming issue
of Peelboy, the Orange Peels par parody
ody parody issue.
The Peelboy will be the last is issue,
sue, issue, and by far the most ambitious
undertaking, of the Orange Peel
for this year. This issue will be
the largest in Orange Peel history,
containing 48 pages with 8 inside
color pages.
The Peelboy will follow the for format
mat format of Playboy, a popular men*
magazine recently banned in
Gainesville for featuring unclad
All of the regular features which
distinguish Playboy, such as
Playboy After Hours, the fashion
and gourmet sections, the ribald
classic, Party Jokes, Playmate of
the Month, and others, will be
Ten full-page cartoons, many in
color, will be scattered throughout
the magazine. Each of these car cartoons
toons cartoons will be drawn in the style
of a different one of Playboys
regular cartoonists.
In addition to parodying Play Playboys
boys Playboys regular features, many of
their more famous national ad*
have suffered similar fates at the
hands of a fiendish staff.
Over a hundred gag shots have
been taken, and a prodigious a amount
mount amount of artwork has been com compiled
piled compiled to insure the greatest enter entertainment
tainment entertainment bargair. possible.
This issue will be unique, and
full of spicy surprises, Students
are urged to be at the news newsstands
stands newsstands early on May 20, when the
elboy goes on sale.

Player's Cast Set
For Light Comedy
"The Che ate of Scapin, Flor Florida
ida Florida Players upcoming product production
ion production by Molier, has been cast,
according to director John Vnn
The title role, Scapin, will be
played by Michael Farler.
Appearing in this light-hearted
comedy will be Raymond Parker
Ronald Dobrin, Joe Keenan, Bun Bunny
ny Bunny Rosenson, Doug Fields, Frank
Blodgett, Esther Stein, Rose Le Levine,
vine, Levine, Tom Scaliese, A1 Welbourg,
and John Leffingwell.
The play will be held May 13
14, 15 and 16 in Norman Hall
Auditorium. Admission is free
with student ID curd.
Navy Interviews Students
The U. S. Navy Officer Pro Processing
cessing Processing Team from Jacksonville
will be in the Florida Union from
9 a. m. to 5 p, m. today and to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow to interview and process
students inteTested in the Navy
Officer Candidate School.

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A Hawaiian Luau for Sunday Chow
Want to head for Hawaii? Travels pretty ex pensive, but for $1.25 a Hawaiian Luau will be
spread before the guests Sunday at 8 p.m. in the Florida Union (on the floor). Apply to International
Suppers Committee at the Union and dress as Informal as possible Sunday night. Atmosphere will
be provided. Pictured left to right are: Joyce Maurer I UC, Sandy Rum pell 1 UC, Mary Russell John Johnson
son Johnson 8 ED, Beamrfe Jones 1 UC (doing dance), San dy Rose 1 UC, Becky Turlington 1 UC, and Terry
Slinko 1 UC.

Order in Process
For New Cards;
Says Chairman
The cards for next years foot football
ball football card section are now in the
process of being selected and will
be ordered sometime before the
fall semester, according to chair chairman
man chairman Pat Adams. Adams said he
has sent around 80 letters to dif different
ferent different companies for bids, and
has received five replies.
There have been bids on two
different kinds of cards: one be being
ing being the regular cardboard, and the
other being a waterproof card
which will last much longer.
The regular cards will cost ap approximately
proximately approximately 8 cents and the wat waterproof
erproof waterproof ones will cost slightly
Fouteen hundred etudenta are
expected to participate in next
years card section.
Ther will be 5 color combina combinations:
tions: combinations: yellow and brown, gold
and silver, red and black, green
and white, and orange and blue.
It is planned to order 2500 of each
color combination.
The spokesman stated that if
the student government should
get the all weather cards stu students
dents students would have to take care of
them oo that they would last lon longer.
ger. longer.
Indian's Views Radioed
Sid Mittra, a graduate student
in Economics, will broadcast
from WRUF on May 5 at 6:05
p.m. Mittra has been in the
U. 8. for about two years and
has been taking keen interest In
bringing about a better under understanding
standing understanding between India and this
country. Mittra will speak about
his varied experiences and his
! reflections on certain aspects
i of flic American way of life.

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Senate Bill Advocates
'Red' Book Ban in Fla.

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ed pride A America, and
and many of the others were sub subversive.
versive. subversive.
Mrs. Kennedy told the commit committee
tee committee some of the books she read
presented the American politi political
cal political system as futile.
The senate bill was introduced
by Sen. Randolph Hodges of
Cedar Key. The house bill is the
brainstorm of Rep. George B.
Stallings Jr. of Duval County.
Some of the comments by leg legislators
islators legislators were:
Rep. Ray Mattox (Polk): One
of the high school textbooks is
praised the American Civil Liber Liberties
ties Liberties Union which is dedicated
to tiie overthrow of our govern government."
ment." government."
Rep. Rupert Smith (St. Lucie):
He asked how it would be deter determined
mined determined that an author was subver subversive.
sive. subversive.
Rep. John Mathews (Duval):
"Who would determine what ma material
terial material in a textbook was object objectionable.
ionable. objectionable.
Rep John Crews (Baker): It
appears the bill was drawn so

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broadly it would prevent use in
schools of any material written to
expose falsity of communism."
Students and faculty members
are equally aroused over the gen general
eral general tenor of thought control bills
in the Florida legislature.
While student-sponsored peti petitions
tions petitions are rumored circulating,
professors are devoting whole
class periods primarily against
a book banning bill now wait waiting
ing waiting approval in the house educa education
tion education committee.
Student Government President
Joe Ripley says a resolution stat stating
ing stating the students feeling generally
on freedom of thought has been
drafted and will be presented to
the executive council tonight.

The Florida Alligofor, Tues., May 5, 19591

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UF Chemist Makes
Moss Into Car Wax

Moss Your Car, Mister?
This was the title of an article
that appeared in the magazine
Florida Rancher and Grover in
March of 1955. The author was Dr.
Robert B. Bennett, U7 Professor
of Chemical Engineering.
Dr. Bennett said, At first
glance moss may see:.', to be a
mere nuisance or in the eyes el
some, a shade provider. With some
research we have found moss has
some interesting commercial pos possibilities.
sibilities. possibilities.
Aft special processing, the
extract from moss makes a car
wax that is better t'an any on the
market today, and it can be made
Banner Grows...
(Continued From Page ONE)
Phi Delt, Jean Cttrver, Alpha Chi,
and John Strickland, Ga. Seagle.
Banner party officials are still
expressing doubt aa to whether
Ripleys appointment will be ap approved
proved approved tonght by the two-thirds
majority needed in the split Exec
At a later meeting at the Phi
Tau House, members of the Ban Banner
ner Banner Party executive council met
to organised and get acquainted.
Present along with Ripley, was
Bob Alligood, vice president elect,
who stated that he would like
to se the member, of the execut executive
ive executive council from both fractions, in
order to discuss with them the
problems of student government.
Ripley and Alligood both ex expressed
pressed expressed a desire for the members
from both parties to know and
weigh each issue on the floor,
and to vote independently snd
not along set party lines, arid to
adopt a bi-partisan view-point on
the issues. Later in the meeting
Ron LaFace, Phi Kappa Tau, was
introduced as the majority floor
Ripley closed the meeting by
mindedness and independent think thinkre-emphasizing
re-emphasizing thinkre-emphasizing his plea for open openmindedness
mindedness openmindedness and independent think thinking
ing thinking as the members tackle the
problems of student government.

Mom Has listory
According to Dr. Bennett the use
of Moss dates back quite & few
years The early 3ettlers used it
for cushions. Factories for the
processing of moss were in profit profitable
able profitable operatio. before 1916. It has
been tried for every use from that
of fuel to making alcoholic drink.
Dr. Dennett has written many
articles 01 this and other related
subjects. They have appeared in
magazines such a.s: "Florida
Rancher and Grower. Industrial
and Engineering Chemistry ard
the foreign publication La Haci Hacienda.
enda. Hacienda.
Other Experiments
In addition to his work with
moss, Dr. Bennett has done ex extensive
tensive extensive research with saltwater
sponges. He has published mater material
ial material explaining the uses and prop properties
erties properties of Florida sponges which
have been carried in newspapers
all over the country.
Dr. Bennett concluded, There
are many interesting things to bt
found in the most insignificant
plant and animal life. All that is
needed to bring these things to
light is someone tc take the Uma
to look for them.
Gators Jazz Tomorrow
The ninth annu Jazz Concert
will be presented by the Gatocr
Variety Band tomorrow at 8: IS
p. m. Is the Univer*% Auditor Auditorium.
ium. Auditorium.
Richard W. Bowles will eon eonduet
duet eonduet the band In a Heritage,
Current Year, and Next
Generation program.
5 Minutes
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Diamond men, Golfers, Thindads Suffer Miserable Weekend

Tech Nine Takes Two
From Orange and Blue
Gator Assistant Sports Editor
The Ramblin Wreck from Georgia Tech engineer engineered
ed engineered its way into the number one spot in the eastern divis division
ion division of the Southeastern Conference baseball standings
by driving past Floridas erstwhile firstplacers, 2-1 and
17-8, in a pair of important contests at Atlanta over the

past weekend.
Techs twin win at the expense
of the Orange and Blue, coupled
with p pair c* Aujum victories
over the weekend, turned the
istem divison into a red-hot
three-team race for the title.
Jackets Play Georgia
The Yellow Jackets have but
a three-game seri' with Geor Georgia
gia Georgia remaining on their sched schedule,
ule, schedule, while the Gatovs host the
Tigers in a pair hern, next week weekend.
end. weekend. Only a clean sweep over
Auburn by and a falter faltering
ing faltering Tech machine can put the
Gators back on top of the east eastern
ern eastern division heap.
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A column of incidental intelligence
by Jockey brand
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High praise, indeed, for any
man I But did you know that
the description comes from
Robert Burnswho said it first
about a dog? Here's the quote:
"His locked, lettered, brow
Showed him the gentleman
m You'll find the couplet in
J Burns' "The Two Dogs."
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This horrible time was first im immorlalized
morlalized immorlalized by George Ade in VO o\
"The Sultan of Sulu." Here's- I ,y
the way he put it: jjV (/
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The water-wagon is the
H is no time for mirth and §
The cold, gray dawn of the
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in debted to John B. Bogart, city
t Mt' editor of the old New York
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In Atlanta last Saturday, the
roof caved in on the Fullermen
in the third inning. With Florida
leading 4-2, the Engineers sud suddenly
denly suddenly exploded and hammered
UF hurling ace Ray Oestricher
and soph reliefer Bobby Shiver
for seven runs, including three
long home runs.
The standout for Tech was sen sensational
sational sensational sophomore centerfielder
Roger Kaiser, who poled a 370
foot grand-slam homer, rapped
out a pair of doubles and knock knocked
ed knocked in five runs in the process.
8 Gators Star
Mickey Ellenburg, captain Bob Bobby
by Bobby Geissinger and Sid Smith pro provided
vided provided the only cheerful side for
the UF to the dismal affair. El Ellenburg
lenburg Ellenburg lashed out with a doub double
le double and a triple, driving in a
pair of tallies. Geissinger chipped
in with two safeties, good for
three runs-batted-in, while Smith,
senior relief artist, tof>k to the
mound in the late tilings and
controlled the booming Engineer
bats, throwing hitless ball.
Tech pitching wizard Buddy
Blemker and that man Kaiser
again were the standouts in Fri Fridays
days Fridays series opener. Blemker,
nicknamed the Cowboy, las lasroed
roed lasroed Floridas bats completely,
scattering four hits and striking
out twelve.
Blemker Plates Run
The left-handed curveballer al also
so also plated the first Jacket run
with a clutch single in the fifth
frame with the Gators in front, 1-0.
Kaiser, who hits extremely well
against the Orange and Blue,
knocked in the winning n with
a booming seventh uning triple
and added a single, to pace a ten tenhit
hit tenhit Engineer attack.
UF hurler Jerry Nicholson turn turned
ed turned in a creditat job on the
mound, fanning six and walking
but one; however, the Gatov bats,
usually potent, were held in check
.by the talented Blemker.

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GATOR ONE-TWO PUNCH BOWS OUT Sophomore stroker Frank Beard
(left) and Walker Cupper Tommy Aaron played in their last regular season col collegiate
legiate collegiate competition of the 1959 links campaign this past weekend, participating
in the Southern Intercollegiate and Southeastern Conference Tourney at Athens.

Netters Depart for SEC Tourney

Floridas varsity tennismen
journey to Starkville, Mis Mississippi,
sissippi, Mississippi, today, playing a dual
match with Mississippi State
this afternoon and another with
Louisiana State tomorrow, be before
fore before beginning participation in
the Southeastern Conference
Tournament, which lasts Thurs Thursday
day Thursday through Saturday.
Hay, Lang Win
The Gator netters warmed
up for their most important
road trip of the season by
trouncing Stetson last Fridav
8-1, in Deland. Captain D .ve
Shaw, hammered by a sprain sprained
ed sprained wrist, ga e the Hatters
their single match win, bowing
to Tim Catlin at the number
one post, in a hard-fought
three-setter, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
The rest of the Orange and
Blue racquetmen fattened up
their win-loss slates, as Morrill
Hay defeated Fort Hammond, 6-
3, 6-2; Roy Lang downed Bob
McArthur 6-0, 6-1; Lynn Fry
stroked past Rerrie Sloan, 6-1,
6-2; Del Moser turned back
Jeff Reeves, 6-1, 6-1 and Henry
Clear e disposed of Bill Russell,
6-3, 6-3.
In doubles, Hay and Lang
took on the top Hatter combo

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of Catlin and Hammond and
emerged with a 6-3, 6-3 decision
while Moser and Cleare took
the measure of McArthur and
Sloan, 6-3, 6-2, and Shaw and
Fry outpointed Reeves and Rus Rusalal
alal Rusalal rajpr
. . Wins at Stetson
sell, 6-4, 6-3.
Given the best chance to
score points in SEC singles
play are numbers three, four
and five men Lang, Fry and

Moser, in that order. Lang
leads the three in season dual
match play with a 13-3 record,
while Fry claims 12 wins and
four losses and Moser is at 11-5
Shaw will have his hands
full at the number one position,
competing against such fine
players as Tulanes Ron Holm Holmberg,
berg, Holmberg, who won the number one
singles crown last year as a
sophomore, Georgia Techs Ned
Neely, who was runnerup last
year, and Georgias John Foster.
UF Doubles Strong
All three of Floridas doub doubles
les doubles teams could pick up points
in this division of the tourney.
The number two team of Hay
and Lang has chalked up
eight wins in dual match play,
while Moser and Cleare claim
seven wins and the top combo
of Shaw and Fry have captui'ed
six events. All' three have drop droped
ed droped a pair of matches.
The outlook is very bright
for the Gators in the freshman
division of the conference tour tourney.
ney. tourney. Coach Bill Potter will like likely
ly likely carry a four-man yearling
crew to Starkville composed of
Captain Jim Shaffer, Fransisco
Montana, Art flurloof and Bill

Gator Strokers
SEC Runnerups
3rd Year in Row
Floridas golf squad, led
by captain Tommy Aaron,
after three days of partici participation
pation participation in the Southern In Intercollegiate
tercollegiate Intercollegiate and Southeast Southeastern
ern Southeastern Conference Tourney
over the weekend found it itself
self itself in a familiar runnerup
position behind Georgia in
the SEC for the third
straight year-
But, it was a different story
for Aaron, the Gators Walker
Cupper who will leave for Scot Scotland
land Scotland soon. The Gainesville, Geor
gia, ace had f ished runnerup
for 'medalist honors the past two
years in the Southern Intercolle Intercollegiate
giate Intercollegiate and captured the SEC indi individual
vidual individual honors both times.
Aaron Fourth
Aarons 289 total for 72 holes
gave him no better than fourth
in the SIC race this year and he
had to settle for second in the SEC,
behind a determined Georgia golf golf,
, golf, er, Bob Moser. The lanky Moser
| carded a 279 for his three days
work, just one stroke off the
course record.
Moser the Bulldogs captain,
had enjoyed a one-stroke lead af after
ter after the Saturday morning round,
then suddenly erupted With a blaz blazing
ing blazing six-under par 66, the finest
competitive round of his career, to
wrap up the individual title.
The University of Houston
won the SIC team title last Fri Friday,
day, Friday, posting a 578 total, while
Georgia tied for second with Rol Rollins
lins Rollins at 583 and thus annexed its
third straight SEC crown. Flori Floridas
das Floridas second-place total was 590.
Beard Cards 293
Other Gators scoring, besides
Aaron, were sophomore links ace
Frank Beard, who carded a 293;
Skip Stigger, who turned in a 296
performance; Doug Putnam,
with a 302 total and Jim Parker,
who registered a 304.
Aaron, rated in many quarters
as the finest golfer ever to repre represent
sent represent Florida in collegiate compe competition,
tition, competition, will now wrap up his school
work at the university and pre prepare
pare prepare to depart for Muirfield, Scot Scotland,
land, Scotland, May 15, to compete with
eight other outstanding amateurs
from the USA against a team of
I British amateurs for the Walker
Aaron hopes to return to the
states in time to play in the Nat National
ional National Intercollegiate meet. Last
year, he tied the NCAA course
record at Williamstown, Mass.,
firing a 67.

FSU Tops in AAU;
UF Distant Second
Gator Sports Writer
Host Florida State University grabbed six first places
and used its depth to advantage, in walking away with
the 1959 Florida AAU track and field championship this
past Saturday. j

The Seminoles, who were also
the defending champs, amassed a
point score of 61.9, while Florida!
placed second with a dismal 29.5.
showing. The Atlanta Striders
took third with 28 points, while
Georgia registered 13.3 to finish
Duckworth Sets Mark
The outstanding individual per performance
formance performance of the night was turn turned
ed turned by Bill Duckworth of the At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta Striders, who heaved the
javelin an amazing 241 feet, I*4
inches. This eclipsed the old
mark, set by Bob Allison in 1954,
by almost SO feet, and was just
one of eight standards that went
by the boards.
Buddy Fowlkes, tlhe ageless for former
mer former Georgia Tech star, waa the
outstanding all-around performer
In the meet, as he scored a trip triple,
le, triple, winning the 100-yard dash. 220
and broad jump. Fowlkes better bettered
ed bettered has own 57 AAU record in
the 220 by three-tenths of a sec second,
ond, second, dashing the distance in 21.2.
Floridas ineligible track stand standout,
out, standout, Henry Wadsworth compet competed
ed competed unattached and scored in the
pole vault and tied for first in the
high jump. Wadsworth cleared 14
feet, 1% inches in the pole vault
breaking former UF star Earl
Poucher's record by one-half inch.
Michels Wins Lows
Orange and Blue hurdler Tommy
Michels had to settle for a sec second
ond second place in the 120-yard highs,
behind the record-breaking per performance
formance performance of Ron Ablowich of the
Striders, who turned in a 14.6. But,
Michels came back strong in the
lows to nip Ablowich in the lows,
posting a fast time of 23.5.
Gators picking up points in the
state meet included John. Hale,
second in the javelin; Art Foster,
second, and Ellis Goodloe, fourth,

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in the broad jump; Bobby Fuller,
second in the two-mile; Mike Gent,
tie for second in pole vault; Jim
Beaver, third in the shot put;
Bill Everett, third, and Stan Mit Mitchill,
chill, Mitchill, fourth, in the discus; Tom Tommy
my Tommy McEachem, third, and Gene
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On Student
A limited number of seats axe
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and their parents, wives, or chil children
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As a non-commercial charter,
the Capitol Airways 4-engine pres pressurized
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the least expensive scheduled
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The flight will leave New York
June 15. for London, and will re return
turn return from Amstermdam August
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Persons who art seriously in interested
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