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Volume 51, Number 48

1,000 Students Riot
In Raid on Coed Dorms

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Exec Council
Hits Book Bill
At First Meet
By DAVID HAMILTON
Gator Staff Writer
The Executive Council of the
University of Florida unanimously
passed a Book Banning Resolution
Tuesday night, which protests the
recent bill introduced in the Flori Florida
da Florida Legislature.
The Executive Council resolu resolution
tion resolution request* that the Legislature
kill & bill that would remove from
public schools and Universities
any books written by a member
of the Communist Party, anyone
who ha* used the fifth-amedment,
to avoid aaying if he was a com communist
munist communist or anyone who has been
connected with an organization
listed as subversive.
Some of the finest anti-com anti-communist
munist anti-communist material in the world has
been written by former com communists,
munists, communists, the resolution points
out, they have learned first hand
the horrors of the communist
system.
In addition the resolution states
that under the bill, books on
*trictly technical subjects and
sceintific treatises would be out outlawed
lawed outlawed if written by a Russian.
The resolution adds that sub subversive
versive subversive lists throughout the na nation
tion nation vary in their listing of
groups. Such organizations as
YMCA, yWCA, and the National
Churches of Christ in America
have been cited as subversive at
one time or another.
The Executive Council in effect
makes a plea for academic free freedom
dom freedom adding that the danger to
American Liberty and Democi \
com e from those who would pre prevent
vent prevent us from learning the dif difference
ference difference between the systems.'
We hope the evile represented
by communism and its ideologj
Will one day be wiped out .
But we cannot fight against evil
if we do not know what it is.
Joe Ripley, presiding over the
first Executive Council meeting
cf the new administration, stated
Wednesday that he and Universi University
ty University Vice-President Philpott would
decide on UF representitive to
present the Resolution to the
Florid* Legislature

m FLORIDA ALLIOini

More Than 900 Attend Rally
In Plaza Protesting Book Baa Bill

By DON RICHIE
Gator Staff Writer
A meeting protesting the book bookburning
burning bookburning bills now before the Flor Florida
ida Florida Legislature was attended by
over 900 University students in the
Plaaa of the Americas Tuesday
evening.
The orderly assemblage, last lasting
ing lasting from about 6:30 to 7 p. m.
was sponsored by a number of
students concerned with the twin
bill's before the state House and
Senate that seek to ban subvere subveresive
sive subveresive material from Florida ed educational
ucational educational institutior-
The bills would prohibit the use
of textbooks, litertature and
2,000 Here Sign
Book Ban Protest
A petition protesting the book bookbanning
banning bookbanning bills now under consid consideration
eration consideration by the State Legislature
| has been signed by about 2000 stu stu!
! stu! dents of the University.
The petition will be presented
to a joint legislative committee
today in Tallahassee by a stud student
ent student representative who also plans
to testify on behalf of the Uni University,
versity, University, in opposition to the bills
The Student Government is also
sending two representatives.
Tuesday nigi.t, the Executive
Council passed a resolution op opposing
posing opposing the bill an.', made plans
for forwarding It to Tallahassee.
The petition states student op opposition
position opposition to Senate Bill 247, or
i any similar bill, which- would
make i. lawfu to bar any text textbook,
book, textbook, etc. . writen by Oommu Oommutt'on
tt'on Oommutt'on Unued On Page TWO)

OAS Elects New Officers
The Organization of Asian Stu Students
dents Students will elect its officers for
next year tomorrow night at 7:30
in room 218, Florida Union.
All members of the club and
interested students are urged to
coma

other mass media written by
Communists, former Communists,
members of subversive organiza organizations
tions organizations as listed by the U. S. At Attorney
torney Attorney General, and persons who
have invoked the sth Amendment
in answer to questions on subver subversive
sive subversive activities and membership.
They would also ban the use of
books which present favorablely,
Communism, Socialism, one-world
government, citizenship and simi similar
lar similar ideology.
The meeting was held with the
knowledge and approval of the Un University
iversity University administration providing
no disorderly demonstrations re resulted.
sulted. resulted. Sound equipment was pro provided.
vided. provided.
This is not a riot and not a
demonstration, said th e chief
speaker. Roger De s Rosiers, a
Clearwater junior, to the virtually
quiet audience: we want to pass
on information about these bills
to you so you can write your re representatives
presentatives representatives and senators and
let them know what you think
about them.
Des Rosiers then read the
brief protest petition drawn up
for student signature.
Student government Vice Presi President
dent President Bob Alligood of Lake Wales
read a student government re resolution
solution resolution opposing the bills and re representing
presenting representing the official stand of the
student body.
Th e resolution protests the
stifling of knowledge of idelogies
otheT than the American way of
life on the grounds that effective
citizens and future citizens can cannot
not cannot fight evil if we do not know
what it la.
Miss Jane Parker, graduate stu student
dent student from Orlando, representing
Trianon and Miss Nortna Sarra,
education junior from Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville and past president of Pan Panhellenic
hellenic Panhellenic also spoke briefly against
the proposed bills as too broad and
undemocratic.
The half-hour meeting ended
with ab ut 300 students immedia immediately
tely immediately signing the copies of the pro protest
test protest petition. Copies of the petit petition
ion petition were circulated for signature
all day Thursday in order to be
ready for presentation to a joint
legislative education committee
today.
Dr. Harry M. Philpott, Univer University

University of Florida, Gainesville, FloridaFriday, May 8, 1959

sity University vice-president withheld offici official
al official statement commenting that he,
Pres. Reitz or some representa representative
tive representative of the University would make
a statement of University opposi opposition
tion opposition to the bills before a joint
legislative committee to be held
today in Tallahassee.
He did say, I am glad to hear
and see this kind of interest shown
on something of this nature. Com Commenting
menting Commenting on the orderliness and in intellectual
tellectual intellectual approach of the assemb assembly,
ly, assembly, Dr. Philpott said the Univer University
sity University was proud of its handling
and this is the way to do it.
The idea for the protest was
begun by a nucleus of concern concern(Continued
(Continued concern(Continued On Page TWO)

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Students Rally To Keep Freedom
Spaaldag before toe large turn out at Tuesday's anti-book banning rally is Roger Des Rosiers. The
mly was an sttempt to seek toe beet means tor toe satire student body to employ to protesting toe
nronosuf law.

2 Injured,
2 Jailed
In Fracas
By JIM McGUIRK
Gator Staff Writer
Two students were injur injured,
ed, injured, two jailed and 20 to 25
are expected to be arrested
after 1,000 University of
Florida students rioted
Wednesday night in a ser series
ies series of abortive panty
raids on the girls dormit dormitories
ories dormitories and sorority houses.
Dale Ernsberger (lUC) was
held for observation in the teach teaching
ing teaching hospital at the Medical Cen Center
ter Center after he received a lacerated
forehead while taking part in one
of the demonstrations
Jerry Palmer (2UC), a deputy
campus policeman, recieved a
possible fractured arm from an another
other another rock while attempting to
help quell the rioters.
Robert Mahan (lUC) and Mike
Morgan (3AS) were arrested by
the Campus Police at the riot
and later released pending char charges.
ges. charges. Morgan set the Southeast Southeastern
ern Southeastern Conference freshman record
for the two- mile run in 1956.
The riot began after electric
power went off in North, South
and Tolbert dormitories and in
the upperclassmens dormitories
about 8 p.m. The students gather gathered
ed gathered near the College Inn cafeteria
on University Avenue where at
8:45 the cries went up, Brow Broward,
ard, Broward, and panty raid.
We Want Panties
In five minutes, by the time
the first of the rioters appeared,
shouting We want panties and
panty raid, the doors to all
the girls dormitories'were closed
and the lights were off.
University policemen in plain
clothes, under Lt. V. K. Holli Holliman
man Holliman joined with Student Govern Government
ment Government leaders, student anti riot
squads and Deans in the attempt
to stave off the students from
the dormitories.
At the outset, the riot was mild.
The bulk of the students gather gathered
ed gathered across the street from Brow Broward
ard Broward as girls filtered back into
the dorms.
Dean Hale Talks
Dean of Men Lester Hale croes croes.ed
.ed croes.ed the street in a vain attempt
to talk to the students. His words
were drowned in a roar of var various
ious various cries, including We want
Johns. Dean Hale kept smiling
as he twice tried to lead the
students in the Alma Mater. Both
times he was drowned out by
obscene cries.
At this point, Hale said, "If
thats the way you want it, pret pretty
ty pretty soon somebody will be in trou trouble
ble trouble . He crossed, returned to
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Victim of o Fellow Rioter's Rock
Dale Ernsberger (lUC) receives first aid in front of Howard Hall after he took part in a panty pantyraid
raid pantyraid attempt and was hit by a rock. Shortly afterward Ernsberger was taken by ambulance to the
University Teaching Hospital where he was treated, X-rayed and held for observation.

'Stay the Hell
Away from If/
Warns Victim
Stay the hell away from it
was the advice yesterday for all
future riotetrs from Dale Erns Ernsberger,
berger, Ernsberger, sophomre from palatka
who spoke from a bed in the
University Teaching Hospital.
Ernsberger, who received a
lacerated forehead Wednesday
night at the riot, cleared up a
controversy when he stated def definitely
initely definitely that he was facing to toward
ward toward Grove Hall, or away from
Broward Hall when he was hit
by a rock.
Ernsberger said he had crossed
the street and had turned
around and was headed back
when he was hit. His condition
was listed by the hospital as
good and he was expected to
leave either yesterday or today.
Ernsberger said he went to the
riots after he came back from
a movie and went over to see
what all the shouting was
about.
Gator Applications Due
For Summer Positions
Applications are now being ac accepted
cepted accepted for editor, managing ed editor
itor editor and business manager of
the slimmer Alligator. All ap applications
plications applications must be in before 4
p.m. May 15.
The Electorial Board Will
meet Wed. May 20, at 3 p.m.

Seminole Release Set
At June 15 or Later
By ARLENE ALLIGOOD
Gator Executive Editor
The Board of Student Publications received word last week from
The Record Press, Inc., printers of the 1959 Seminole, that the
earliest date on which any Seminoles will be delivered will be June
15.

A June 15 delivery will post postpone
pone postpone any student distribution of
the yearbook until September un unless
less unless some arrangements ax'e
made by students with the Semi Seminole
nole Seminole staff to provide a postage
deposit.
The near three-week delay, has
resulted from a failure to meet
copy deadlines. To meet the pre previously
viously previously set May 27 deadline, Fern
Totty, Seminole editor, presented
a |3,200 overtime proposal to the
Board last week which it im immediately
mediately immediately rejected.
TOTTY RUNS UP BILL
The Board also was informed
that prior to its over-time re rejection,
jection, rejection, Mias Totty had incurred
a bill for over-time amounting
to $1,125.61 According to Geroge
Miller, Board executive secre secretary,
tary, secretary, the Board never granted
authorization to Miss Totty to
proceed with over-time work on
the annual.
The Board will meet May 20
to consider the payment of the
$1,125.61. If the Board should fail
to pay the debt owed by Miss
Totty, the editor is bonded for
$5,000 Miller said. In thia came,
the bonding company will settle
the bill and then will take legal
action with Miss Totty.
Mias Totty stated that she and
Business Manager John Robinson
are working on various plans
which will provide the funds in
case the Board should reject pay payment
ment payment of the over-time already
incurred. They will present these
plans before the May 20 Board
meeting.
PLAN BUDGET SWITCH
We are considering revising
the Budget thereby using money
currently not needed in its alloted
Campus Power
Cut Off Sunday
..All electric power will be cut
off on campus from 1:30 to 7:SO
Sunday afternoon when trans transformers
formers transformers In substations supplying
the campus will undergo re build building.
ing. building.
Calvin Greene, campus engi engineer,
neer, engineer, *ay* the wnt Is necessary
because the growth of the Uni University
versity University has overloaded existing
equipment and the change is
needed to guarantee trouble-free
power.
No building will have electricity
except the teaching hospital at
the Medical Center which has Its
own auxiliary generators. Any
emergencies will he Handled by
the teaching

serving
IjOOO students
' at university
of florido

Six Pages This Edition

category and re-allocating it U
pay the over-time, Miss Totty
said.
No definite plans have been
made to date to provide for stu students
dents students to receive the Seminole
after the end of the semester.
Currently under consideration is
the pl* n for Seniors to pay mail mailing
ing mailing costs prior to graduation,
thereby making it possible to re receive
ceive receive the yearbook by mail.
Other students would get their
book next semester.
Meanwhile, Miller is working
with G. M. Allen, Jr., assistant
director of purchasing at the Uni University,
versity, University, to tighten the specifica specifications
tions specifications on all student publications
printing contracts so that ths
printers must deal directly with
the Board in the authorization of
any expenses in the future.
'Man of the Year'
To Be Chosen
By Gator Staff
Each Spring the Alligator
editorial staff selects a man f
the year from nominations sub submitted
mitted submitted by students and faculty
of the University of Florida.
The award is given to the man
that the staff feels has contri contributed
buted contributed the most to the Univer University
sity University of Florida in the past year.
Students c and faculty mem members
bers members wishing to nominate candi candidates
dates candidates for this honor must sub submit
mit submit their names before 6 p.m.
Sunday.
This year will mark the 6th
annual man of the year award.
The award was created by Al Alligator
ligator Alligator editor George Bayless in
1954.
Among those who have been
selected in the past are: Don
Bolling .editor of the Seminole
for two years: Dr. John S. Al Ali,
i, Ali, acting President of the Uni University
versity University of Florida after the y
death of President J. Hillin'
Miller; George T. Harrell,
Dean of the College of Medi Medicine;
cine; Medicine; and Robert Strozier, Pres President
ident President of Florida State University.
Anyone in the state is eli eligible.
gible. eligible. Nominations should in include
clude include as much bKtgraphloal
data a* possible.



SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Coed Greeks Hold Weekends

By GBDISOS
(MrlMl^Ulw
This is the last party weekend
(planned parties, that ia) of the
semester and ) alas, the last
wri 11 a a data os Greek gather gatherings.
ings. gatherings.
Farewell to the 880. Bads.
"Paddles, Terrington Ball, and
troops of similar caliber.
If poor fraternity or sorority
was left o*d of this column dur during
ing during the semester, it was without
, prejudice, every time the local
theatre* have spectacular attract attractions
ions attractions we loose space* to Ricky Nel Nelson
son Nelson or someone equally great.
The tables are turned this week weekend
end weekend as many of the feminine fac faction
tion faction of Greeks plan to throw their
annual wee ds.
The Fiji'* will celebrate their
annual Norris Pig Dinner tomor tomorrow.
row. tomorrow. Alumni will be gueste at the
feast which will include* the
roasting of m pig in commemora commemoration
tion commemoration of fraternity custom. Today
the Phi Gams will have a "Three
Pigs record party. Bunder will
be devoted to the Mothers of Up-,
silon Phi with appropriate acti activities.
vities. activities.
The president of toe Beta South
Province of Kappa Delta, Marion
Graham, win make her annual
visit to the local chapter on Wed Wednesday.
nesday. Wednesday. She will remain for three
days, during which activities of the
Beta Pi chapter will be observed
and conferences will be held with
various officers and chairman.
This weekend is KD Weekend
and tonight the KD wih have a
Beattie party at the house. The
OoUeglates will provide music.
White Roee Ball wffi climax the
weekend tomorrow night with
semi-formal dancing and dining
at toe Brahnn Restaurant In
Ocala.
The New officers of Tau Epsi Epsilon
lon Epsilon PM are Dave Rich, Chancel Chancellor:
lor: Chancellor: Charlie Jacobsen, vice-chan vice-chancellor;
cellor; vice-chancellor; Ken Randall Correspond Corresponding
ing Corresponding Scribe.
The Sigma CM pledge class will
bold a. barbecue chicken dinner
Sunday afternoon at toe Sigma
Chi bouse beginning ar 4:10. The

I Tho Florida Alligator, Friday, May 8, 1959

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I&gs are expecting almost §OO
people for toe chicken-feast. Over
500 ticketa have already been sold
at 5i.25 a piece no far.
Delta Gammas will bold their
annual Anchor Weekend begin beginning
ning beginning tonight with *, aemiformal
dance at the GaincsviHe Country
Chib. The Blue Note* will pro provide
vide provide mush Highlight of the even evening
ing evening will be toe naming of the
evening will be toe naming of the
; DG Anchorman and his court. To Tomorrow
morrow Tomorrow morning Dg* and their
dates will bead for Lake Geneva
for an all day picnic outing. In
the evening the group will return
to the DG house for an informal
dance with another band. Terry
Scboffner, Delta Gamma, waa
tapped for PM Beta Kappa.
semi-formal banquet and
tonight dance will be given by the
AD Pis at Long's to get their an annual
nual annual weekend underway. Tomor Tomorrow
row Tomorrow Juniper Springs win be the
scene of a picnic and swimming
party for ADPi's and their dates.
Tonight th Tri Deitg wih have
a banquet at the Holiday Inn and

IN THE DARK

Who-Dun-lt, Warlock
Provide Fine Film Fare

By 808 JEROME
Gator Staff Witter
Plying objects and a slick who whodun-it
dun-it whodun-it will keep film fans cm the
edgt of their seats this week.
Vincent Price boats a horror''
party in Ths .louse on Haunted
uni, toe current Florida attrac attraction.
tion. attraction. Involved in the yhoetly do doings
ings doings are reluctant guests like
Carol Oilman and Richard Lang.
This film featured a new device
called "Emerge which hurls
flying objects from out of toe
screen. Be prepared to duck!
"Warlock, opening Tuesday at
the Florida, boasts a top-notch
eastern cast. When deputy Rich Richard
ard Richard Widmark fails to stamp out
his town's lawless .lement. gun-

return to toe house far a lively
Parisian Party to start their week weekend.
end. weekend. The DDDs wfll leave early
tomorrow morning for Daytona
Beach and spend the day swim swimming,
ming, swimming, sunning and picnicing.
They will drive back to Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville Saturday night for more par partying.
tying. partying. The Tri Delta and DG pled pledges
ges pledges are working hard on plaza for'
a joint spaghetti dinner. The din dinner
ner dinner will be held on May it.
The AOPls are proud to an announce
nounce announce that Judy Bridges and
Carolyn Richards have been tap tapped
ped tapped for Phi Beta Kappa. At the
recent Founder Day Banquet,
Peggy Sheehan was presented the
Frances Good Award as toe (jur (jurats
ats (jurats wrling senior and Judy Bridges,
holder 2 toe highest avearge of a
senior coed, was given toe schol scholarship
arship scholarship award. New AOPi pledges
are Mary Lee Hudson, Virginia
ZLrfcel. and Jo Bobcxyi. The AO
Pis were hostesses at Wednes Wednesday
day Wednesday night social with the Phi
Delts. Coffee hours will continue
for tw more weeks at 9:15 on
Thu .days.

I men Henry Fonda and Anthony
Quinn lend him a gun hand.
On this distaff side, Dorothy Ma Malone
lone Malone and Dolores Michaels popul populate
ate populate the local saloons.
Is Nude Lewd?
The controversial picture. "The
Naked Maja, i -*ue soon at the
Florida. Ava Gardner ia the in indiscreet
discreet indiscreet Duchess whose portrait
j is giving the Post Office Dcpart Dcpart!
! Dcpart! menrt a rough time; Anthony
Francioaa is the famed artist
' Goya.
One of 1958 a best pictures,
j "Witness for toe Prosecution, is
the current State attraction. Ag-
Jatoa Christies superlative thrill
'er builds to a surprise climax
as lawyer Charles Laughton
fights to save hi* client (Tyrone
Power) from hanging.
Two action epics "Subma "Submarine
rine "Submarine Seahawk and "Paratroop
Command ope-i Sunday at
the State. In "Seahawk, skip skipper
per skipper John Bentley leads his silent
service crew on a secret mis mission.
sion. mission. In "Paratroop, the Gl's
drop into enemy territory, but
get sidetracked by a friendly
French girl.
Adult Fare
The celebrated Swedish direc director,
tor, director, Ingin an Bergman, intertwines
three adult stories of tragedy
and triumph in the theater in
provocative foreign import to due
Wednesday at the State.
The State mddnighter for Sat Saturday
urday Saturday is "Party Girl, a gla glamorous
morous glamorous glimpse a* the gangland
thirties, with Robert Taylor and
Cyd Ch&risse.

Florida Review
Seeks Material
s
The third issue of the Florida
Review is now in the planning
stage. The magazine will be pub published
lished published during the fall semester.
The Editorial Board is now ac accepting
cepting accepting manuscript* and art work
for publication. Gontributers who
do not expect to be in Gainesville
during the fall should include a
self-addreased stamped envelope
with material.
Anyone who wishes to work on
the magazine should make appli application
cation application to the Editorial Board.
There are openings in the follow following
ing following positions: Editorial Board.
Art Director, Business Manager,
and Publicity and Circulation.
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see the near 1,999 strong mob outside. Their presence only succeeded hi egging on the screaming
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1,000 In Riot At Girls' Dorm

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f j his post in front of Broward ae
1 :the first flume* of beer cans,
water filled balloons and peb pebbles
bles pebbles began to fly.
Student Lewder* Appear
i Joe Ripley, President of the
Student Body, arrived on the
: scene at 10 oclock. Soon other
j student leaders began arriving
and joined Dean Hale in button button|
| button| holing people in vain attempts
Ito start movements away from
the dormitories.
A coed interviewed at this time
as ahe was standing with her
date in front of the girls dormi dormiitories
itories dormiitories said, I wish something
would happen. I think it would
jbe very exciting.
A few half hearted sorties
| towards the doors wer* turned
back by the campus police who
. flashed red lights in the eyes of
the oncoming students. At this
; point Holliman said he was very
effective in turning back stud stud|
| stud| ents when he flashed his light in
their faces and said. "I'll remem remember
ber remember your face, buddy. i
Mob Moves
At 10:06 the mob moved over
to Mallory dormitory where girls!
primarily on the third and fourth 1
floors, were outlined in the dark darkwed
wed darkwed windows by flashlights and
torches of some of the mob's
members. Some of the girts stood
in the windows in their night nightgowns.
gowns. nightgowns.
Screams and shrieks from the
girls along with their grouping at
the windows was blamed by the
police ss the incitement which
nearly caused the mob to overrun
the police and gain entrance.
Some police were sent into the
dorms to get toe giris away from
the windows. The girls complied
with this but shouts of "We have
panties" and "We want a pantie
raid continued from the dorm dormitories
itories dormitories through the night.
To Sorority Row
At 10:15 the crowd moved
from Mallory to the accompani accompaniment
ment accompaniment of the cry "Sororitv
Row. The crowd strung out al along
ong along the darkened sorority hous houses
es houses as Gainesville Police car* cir- ;
! cied the streets. The students
were for the most part orderly,
with few venturing on the lawns
of the houses.
The spearhead of the crowd was
( repulsed by Mrs. Lidgen, house
I mother of Alpha Delta Pi sorort
; ty. Mrs. LJdgen stationed her her:
: her: self on the sorority's lawn and
quirted any would be panty pantyj
j pantyj raide. with a water hoee. She
i also happened to (french police
! officer in the process.
The rioters, seemingly non noni
i noni phissed by this valiant show it
\ force, hesita'ed in the street and
| finally streamed back to the
girls dormitories. T i time was
10:30.
Rtet Gets Bet
! Tbs riot now began in earnest.
: First to fl the brunt of the ris rising
ing rising emotions wens several photo photographers
graphers photographers who happened to be
walking together near Mallory
Hall. Students, realising the pie-:
tures taken could be used as
evidence for expulsion, charged
and nearly pinned the photogra photographer
pher photographer against the wall of the
building.
The photographers escaped on only
ly only because the tode door of Mai- j
lory was opened lor them to run
into the building. They immediar-
ely reappeared in the crowd and
resinned snapping pictures.
Crowd Appears Gala
Ts final spisode of the riot
took place at the scene of the firs*

.action the front of Broward.
Until approximately 11 o'clock
there had been relatively little
vandalism or anger. The crowd
generally milled, leaderleae and
disorganized, while a few stu stu
stu dents exhorted "charges which
were easily turned back by the
police and defending students.
At no time *d the Gainesbille
police appear on campus. Frater Fraternity
nity Fraternity leaders continually combed
the mob. searchiing for brothers
and pledges who were promtly
ordered home.
The students who led the
charges and who were caught
were usually handled in the man manner
ner manner of the one for instance who
was pulled down and while sit sitting
ting sitting dazed mumbled I was push pushed
ed pushed
Stumpy Harris, president of the
Interfratemity council, shouted
; mto the boys ear, You can be
thrown out of school for this so
' damn quick now get up and
g*t your tail home.
But minutes later a Dempsey
| Dumpster trash disposal unit
; wa* pushed into the street, over
j turned, and set afire. Even at
i thi point a campus policeman
i said, There Isnt any danger.
| They dont have their heart in
jit.
But at 11:05 the crowd began
throwing fist- sized rocks. First
they knocked out a street-light
| then moved across the street and
drove the defending police and
students back.
Stumpy Harris at one point,
ak me drove back a charge with without
out without laying a hand on a person. He
stood in the middle of the street
and about 15 rioters turned back.
Charge Again
A few minutes later, another
charge was led by a student who
took a stolen fire extinguisher
and used its spray to force back
the police. Harris grabbed toe
student, threw him down, snatch snatched
ed snatched took the still-spraying exting extinguisher
uisher extinguisher from the student and flung
jin onto the lawn.
The strongest charge of the
. evening was met by about
students and campus police. The
s rioters charged under a protec protec-1
-1 protec-1 tire umbrella of rocks. The 15
defenders promptly mounted a
charge of their own and drove
the mob back.
It waa during this* charge that
Emsberger, one of the rioters
was hurt. There are two differ differing
ing differing accounts erf bow he was hurt.
One version was given by a
student helping the police. It was
verified by a rioter who said he
wa* running along side Erns Ernsberger.
berger. Ernsberger.
The anti -rioter aaid he waa
chasing Emsberger up the side-
Requiem Slated
For 2 Showings
The Department of Music will
: present a German Requiem by
1 Johannes Brahms in two perfor performances,
mances, performances, Monday and Tuesday at
9:15 p. m. M the University Audi Auditorium.
torium. Auditorium.
Th Requiem concert to the
cumulative work of all of the Un University's
iversity's University's music groups. Featured
wifi be 196 singer* in a chorus of
the University choir. Mens and
Womens Glee Chibs and the Chor-
M Union. Students, faculty and
townspeople will participate. Fifty
representatives from Gainesville
church choirs will participate.
The University Symphony Orch Orchestra
estra Orchestra of 90 members will join
forces with the chorus. Soloists
will be Sherrye Wooley, soporano
from St. Petersburg, and John
Powell, baritone, guest artist from
New York City. Dr. Ehrood Keis Keister
ter Keister will conduct.
Admission will be free to the
public

walk towards the street aftdr the
attack had been repulsed and
the rioters were running back.
The stud t said Emsberger
stopped "as if he had been shot
and fell to the sidewalk crying
"My head is caved in.* This
story was verified by one of the
rioters;
Conflicting Account
However, another rioter said
he and Emsberger were stand standing
ing standing side by side and that Erns Ernsberger
berger Ernsberger was facing Broward when
he was hit
Emsberger was hit directly In
the middle of his forehead by
the rock. He fell to the sidewalk
straggled up and began stag staggering
gering staggering back toward Broward
when the same student who said
he had been chasing him helped
Emsberger back to a chair in
the Broward Porch where he re received
ceived received first aid.
A trail of blood led almost the
entire length of the sidewalk.
While the rioters remained dis disorganized,
organized, disorganized, an ambulance was
called. It took Emsberger to the
University Teaching Hospital,
where he was treated an
X-rayed.
The arrival of the ambulance
broke the back of the riot. Dick
Shirley, secretary treasurer of
the Student T >dy, led a group
of "defenders up to the rioters,
told them what had happened,
and gave them a half hour to
leave.
A few groups crossed the street
and gazed thoughtfully at the
streams of blood. The rioters
melted away.
Commenting on the riot and its
possible effects. Dean of Men
Lester L. Hale said that, "Stu "Student
dent "Student leaders and campus police
are to be complimented for their
earnest and effective efforts to
subdue the unruly group. Those
apprehended leading the affair or
other* maliciously participating
in it will be appropriately dealt
with by the Faculty Discipline
Committee, which may include
suspensions and expulsions.
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2,000 Sign Student Petition
Protesting State 'Book Ban' Bill

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nfet, former Oommumats. mens
hers of subversive o*l*rnanons
as lfeted by the Atorney General
of the US. and pereona who have!
invoked the sth Amendment m
avver to questions on subversive
activities and membership.
HITS BOO*
The petition takea isaue w*tk
the Henning of books "which fa favorably
vorably favorably present Cotnmimism, ;
Socialism, one world govern government,
ment, government, world ciuenathp, or any
other similar ideology, aa auper auperior
ior auperior to the American system of
Constitutional Government, Am American
erican American Citizenship and free en enterprise
terprise enterprise on the grounds that
such is not in accord with the
rights guaranteed Americana m
the Constitution . and i* In Inconsistent
consistent Inconsistent with the free, impar impartial,
tial, impartial, education which the Lniv Lniveraity
eraity Lniveraity has offered to generations
of students including many
member* of the legislative of
this atate.
The protest concludes: "We bo boneotly
neotly boneotly believe that auch a bill, if
enacted, wou prove extremely
detrimental to both the State of
Florida and the nation aa a
whole.
The protest rally and the peti petition
tion petition grew out of a diacuaaion by
a group of people in the Campus
dub Although it has been re reported
ported reported that the group was the
Contentxmahst Club, a philoso philosophic
phic philosophic group, the report has been
I denic I.
This group included Roger Des
Rosier*. Charles du Pont, Harvey
H. Green. Joel Kramer, Mar Marshall
shall Marshall Maddox Harrison a Mur Murphy
phy Murphy and Pier D. Wright.
JUST STUDENTS
Members of the group have
stated that they rre a collection
of students who feel the hills are
not in agreement with their con concept
cept concept of Democracy and freedom
They had no leader and no cause
other than attempting to stop a
bill "that infringes on the right
of the people to compare their
mode of life with that of other
; nations.
They are sponsored by no one;
ail expenses for the rally and
petition were met by individuals
within the group, and additional
; effort needed to obtain signatures
and promote the petition have
been given by the student body
at large.
These students first met on
Saturday and discussed the pro pro-1
-1 pro-1 posed bill. They decided that, as
.individuals, they should write
j their legislators nd they did.
The next plan was to attempt
to arouse enough interest ia *e
; student body to send a signed
petition to the legislature. Stu Student
dent Student Body President Joe Ripley
, was contacted and approved the
j idea. Dr. Harry M. Philpott, Uni University
versity University vice-president, was con contacted
tacted contacted and permission for the
; rally obtained.
Newspapers and radio and
television stations were notified
of the rally, posters were circu circulated
lated circulated and Florida State Univer University
sity University alerted for possible action.
An Invitation was sent to Rep.
George B. Stallings Jr. of Jack Jackj
j Jackj sonville, sponsor of the "Book-ban-
Ining bill in the House, but he
| was "unable to attend the rally,
The group sponsoring the stu student
dent student petition said that because
the word subversive ha* been
interpreted so broadly and be bei
i bei ~
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of other statements in &e
bill not only could auch works
as those by Karl Marx Thomas
Hobbes and most of the "clazs
politics philosophers be banned,
but !" the works of such people
as Pabio Picasso. Arthur Miller,
Howard Fast, Whitaker Cha~.
ben, Woodrow Wilaon Boris
Pasternak and Arthur Koestler.
These last wouid be affected be because
cause because they fall in*the group of
who have advocated uni univerasal
verasal univerasal government or were cer cernected
nected cernected one time or other with
"subversive'' activities.
It was also brought out that,
in its broadest senseif taker,
literallythe bill could also out outlaw
law outlaw the Bible. The bills would
a.so automatically outlaw any anything
thing anything written by members of the
United Nations.
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Ledures Today
The Army# top missile and
space scientist. Dr. Wenter von
Brain, will present the Bentcr.
Memorial Lecture, "Explorer ard
Beyond. at the 1 versity Aud
torium tonight at 8:15 sponsored
by the University Lecture Ber.es.
i Von Braun, Director of Devel Development
opment Development has been cited for his
1 outstanding contributions in mis mistie
tie mistie development nd in launching
die first U. S. Satellite. He re re.
. re. ceived the Reid Presidents Award
for distinguished federal service.
Prior to the speech a ceremony
! will be held unveihng a portrait
of the late John R. Benton, for*
mer Dean of the University s Col College
lege College of Engineering. The Benton
: Memorial Lecture fund, which Ls
; named for Robert Tyrie Benton
i who was killed in World War n.
He was a son of the late dean.
Von Braun is a specialist ir.
rocket design, rocket control*, de developemnt
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rockets and rocket power for roc rocket
ket rocket planes and guided missiles.
Admission is free.
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Protest Meet...
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ed students. Pres. Reitz ape riv rived,
ed, rived, legislators, new-papers ra ra;
; ra; dio stations were contacted sor
publicity and student government
promptly threw its weight behind
the protest.
'The "book bill was originally
introduced in the Senate by Sen
Randolph Hodges of Cedar Key
i and a similar hill was presemed
to the House by Rep. G. B. gull
: ingg of Jacksonville.
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No Compromise
On Ripley Cabinet

By JIM McGUIRK
Gator Staff Writer
Student Body President Joe
Ripley issued a no compromise
on cabinet appointments state statement
ment statement Tuesday night after an ex executive
ecutive executive Council meeting where
the Campus Party displayed an
undeviating majority bloc in
turning down Ripleys proposed
cabinet.
The controversy over the cabi cabinet
net cabinet position* dates back to the
past elections, when Ripley and
the Banner Party took the top
student government positions
while the Campus Patty took a
majority in the executive coun council.
cil. council.
After 46 minutes of wrangling
during which a motion to con consider
sider consider the entire cabinet as a
whole was blocked, the assem assembly
bly assembly then voted to consider indi individual
vidual individual appointments.
Qualifications Reviewed
Although all the qualifications
of the cabinet officers were re reviewed,
viewed, reviewed, only Dick Mercer, 4AS,
was actually voted on. Mercer
listed his qualifications. But was
voted down along strict party
lines, Banner for, Campus ag against.
ainst. against.
Ron LaFace, Banner minority
leader, said afterward he had
nominated Mercer for the posi position
tion position because he thought there
wouldnt be any opposition to
him.
Pat Adam, Kappa Alpha ma majority
jority majority floor leader, at one point
during the discussion questioned
Mercers lack of student govern government
ment government work and at another point
stated a warning to the assem assembly
bly assembly that approving one of the ca cabinet
binet cabinet positions might snowball
into other approvals.
Thoughtless Move
Ripley later said I consider
Mercer one of the top nominees
for a cabinet position since I have
been on this eampus that in individually

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dividually individually his nomination was de defeated,
feated, defeated, I consider an extremely
: thoughtless partisan move.
Bill Norris, campus party co cochairman,
chairman, cochairman, said after the meet
ing that We did not obstruct
the progress of good student gov government,
ernment, government, all the business before
the council was approved except
for the cabinet appointments.
We feel that since the Stud Student
ent Student Body gave us a majority
representation on the Executive
Council, that keeping within the
framework of the checks and
balances provided by the constitu constitution,
tion, constitution, we are entitled to partici participate
pate participate in the executive branch of
the government through the cab cabinet.
inet. cabinet.
Norris refused to comment on
Mercers qualifications. He add added
ed added in the light of the entire slate.
appointment has to be consider considerthe
the considerthe light of the entire slate.
Says Bargain Tried
When told that Ripley had re refused
fused refused to name Campus Party
members to the slate because he
felt that he could not get a job
done with opposition party mem members
bers members obstructing his work, Nor Norris
ris Norris pointed out that in four dif different
ferent different meetings between the two
parties, Ripley had offered from
three to five cabinet positions,
only to have the bargain turned
down by other Banner factions.
Ripley issued the following
statement after the closing of
the meeting.
I do not plan to negotiate or
offer any cabinet positions now.
The battle lines are drawn. After
listening to the pious platitudes
of Larry Stewart (Campus Party
whip) concerning that the cabi cabinet
net cabinet represent the entire Student
Body, I thought for a brief mom moment
ent moment that he might be smeere.
This feeling was quickly
squelched when he continually
trotted to the back of the room
for instructions from the N and N
(Bill Norris and Ed Nolan) twins.

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Big Three Tackle Exec Issues
Hard at work pondering over the many issues which arose at the first Executive Council Meet Meeting
ing Meeting of the new administration last Tuesday night are, from left, Secretary-Treasurer Dick Sherley;
President Joe Ripley; and Vice-President Bobby Alligood.

CAMPUS EVENTS

Requiem Leads Week's Scene

By CAROLYN DART
G a tor Campus Editor
Leading the list of the weeks
cultural events is the Brahma
Requiem, to be presented Mon Monday
day Monday and Tuesday nights at 8:15
in the University Auditorium by
the Department of Music.
Production of th e German Re Requiem
quiem Requiem will feature 135 singers
selected from the Mens Glee
Club, Womens Glee Club, Uni University
versity University Choir, and others. The
University Symphony Orchestra
will provide instrumental pas passages.
sages. passages.
Soloists for* the performance
will b 3 Jhn Powell and Sherrye
Wolley. Powell, a baritone, is a
member of the Faculty of New
York University and Rutgers Uni University
versity University and serves as a soloist
with the New York Oratorio So Society.
ciety. Society. Mis* Wooley is a Univer-

sity of Florida junior from St.
Petersburg.
Conductor for the evening will
be Dr. Elwood Keister.
LAST TWILIGHT CONCERT
Final twilight concert of this
semester will be held Wednesday
at 6:45 in the Plaza of the Amer Americas.
icas. Americas. Featuring the combined
University Symphonic and Con Concert
cert Concert Bands, the program will be
conducted by Reid Poole and Ri Richard
chard Richard Bowles.
A special feature will be The
Childrens March by Goldman,
in which all the children in the
audience will be invited to par participate.
ticipate. participate. Also included in the
program are selections* by Bach,

Campus Calendar
EXPLORER AND BEYOND Dr. Werhner von Braun,
Benton Memorial Lecture, tonight, 8:15, University Auditorium.
HELEN OF TROY Movie, Florida Union Auditorium, to tonight
night tonight at 7 and 9 p.m., tomorrow at 7 pjn.
CHESS TOURNAMENT Round 7, Spring Chess Tournament,
tonight, 7:30, Fletcher Lounge.
HAWAIIAN SUPPER lnternational supper, Sunday 6 p.m.,
Florida Union Oak Room.
DEATH OF A SALESMAN Movie, Florida Union Audi Auditorium,
torium, Auditorium, Sunday at 2. 4 and 8 p.m.; Monday at 2,4, 7, and 9 p.m.
BRAHMS REQUIEM Orchestral and choral program, Mon Monday
day Monday and Tuesday, 8:15 pan., University Auditorium.
HERE COMES MR. JORDAN Movie, Florida Union Audi Auditorium,
torium, Auditorium, Tuesday, 7 and 9 p.m.
TWILIGHT CONCERT Combined Symphonic and Concert
Bands, Wednesday, 6:45 p.m., Plaza of the Americas.
CHEATS OF BCAPIN Florida Players production, Wed
nesday and Thursday 7:30 p.m., Norman Hall.
SENIOR RECITAL Organ students, Thursday night, 8:15
University Auditorium.

Tribune Attacks Student Protest

The protest by the students at
Florida A A M College against
the rape of Negro girl waa at attacked
tacked attacked by the Tampa Tribune this
week.
In an editorial the paper said
that the tfudent* have an oblig obligation
ation obligation to avoid making a racial
issue of the case . It stated
further that, there is no cause
for any protest.
The editorial pointed out that

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Sousa, Hermann, and Walters.
A special trombone trio com composed
posed composed of Robert Gunn, Richard
Dewey and Dorothy Loomis will
present one of the highlights of
the program, the novelty numb number
er number Whirligig by Frank Cofield.
SENIOR RECITAL
Margaret Reitz and Edward
Ludlow, senior students in the
Department of Music, will pre present
sent present an organ recital at 8:15 p.m.
on Thursday evening in the Uni University
versity University Auditorium.
Miss Reitz will play selections
by Bach, Hindemith, and Peet Peeters.
ers. Peeters. Numbers from Buxtehude,
Bach, and Alain will be perform performed
ed performed by Ludlow.

the men who committed the rape
have been caught and that there
is no reason for protesting unless
the accused should be freed
or treated With exceptional len lenency.
ency. lenency. .
The editorial continued, Until
such time, any cry of racial
wrong raised in connection with
this case is simple rabble-rousing.
And rabble-rousing by Negroes is
no more defensible then rabble rabblerousing
rousing rabblerousing by whites.

'Cheats of Scapin' Opens Run

By GARRY SUTHERLAND
Gator Staff Writer
Florida PlayeTs open Wednes Wednesday
day Wednesday for a four day run with Mo-
Heres tour de farce, The Cheats
of Scapin, at Norman Hall Aud Auditorium.
itorium. Auditorium.
The play, which Dircetor John
Van Mete* likens to a Roadrun Roadrunner
ner Roadrunner cartoon, makes no attempt
at drab Reality; the plot line
isnt nearly as important ae the
players and what they do on onstage.
stage. onstage.
The title role, Scapin, is played
by Michael Tarler.
The play, set in Naples in the
late 17th century, concerns
cheifly the wily manservant, Sca Scapin,
pin, Scapin, and four young lovera. Some Somehow
how Somehow the men find themselves be betrothed
trothed betrothed each to the other mans
girl. Scapin, sympathetic to their
dilemma, delves into his bag of
tricks to outwit two very pom pompous
pous pompous papas, played by Joseph
Keenan and Frank Blodgett.

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ible possible extras. 4500 orig. miles.
$235.00. FR 2-3367.
HOUSE TRAILER 8 X 30 1
bdrm., luxur, excellent cond.
bath and shower. FR 6-4517 Hill Hillcrest
crest Hillcrest trailer park.
TWO MAHOGANY end tables.
Two mahogany veneer end tabl tables.
es. tables. One suitable to hold books.
Both for $6.00. Bud at 6-2064
1954 JAGUAR Xk 120 NC Char Charcoal
coal Charcoal Black lacquer paint job.
Spoke wheels, radio, heater,
good cond. Call Mike Adams at
the Pike house on Wednesdays
after 6:00 or Keystone Heights
3641.

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Its a fun play! comments
Florida Player Joanne Helming,
"One in which every member of
the cast not only has a chance to
show his own particular skills,
but one in which both the players
and the audience have a grand
time!
Very much like the improvi improvisations
sations improvisations of the Comedie de Fran Francais
cais Francais where each player is given
a role, the group is given a plot,
and all set to work, lightheart lightheartedly,
edly, lightheartedly, to make from it a play.
The setting, also, is the same
type as that used when the play
was first staged in 1671.
A wing drop and a false per perspective,
spective, perspective, with the* lighting from
the wings instead of from the
front, gives the illusion of sun sunlight,
light, sunlight, Ron Dobrin, president of
Florida Players, explains.
Dobrin plays the role of Silves Silvester,
ter, Silvester, one of the mis-betrothed
young lovers. Octavio, the other
young man. played by Ray

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dition. condition. $25.00 FR 2-8553.
1956 LAMBRETTA motor scooter.
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TWO BEDROOM Frame bouse
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clude include stove, refrigerator and
heater. Near elem. school. E.
Wilson. FR 6-4368 316 N.E. 45th
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HAVE A FEW Dixieland 78 and
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shape. M, Schuman Thomas F.
DYNAKIT Mark HI 60 watt am amplifier.
plifier. amplifier. Dynakit pre-amplifier
and base reflex speaker enclos enclosure
ure enclosure with 15 in full frequency
Hi-fi speaker. Les Wiesen, FR
2-9404.
ATTENTION College Students:
Orange and surrounding count counties.
ies. counties. Summertime work. Pleas Pleasant,
ant, Pleasant, profitable sales work. Earn
$2,000 during the summer. Con Contact
tact Contact W. W. Riser, Hotel Thom Thomas,
as, Thomas, Gainesville, Fla. Saturday,
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Parker, and their sweethearts,
Bunny Rosenson and Esther
Stein, make up the mismatched
quartet.
Other members of the cast are
Rose Levine, Frank Ranieri, A1
Wehlburg, John Leffingwell and
Wayne Cobb.
"What Moliere has to say about
Life, about lawyers and lovers,
is just ae biting now As it was
in his own time, comments Do Dobrin.
brin. Dobrin.
Costumes are by Alice Lowder,
who was in charge of costtiming
for Blood Wedding, recent Florida
Players production. Posters are
by Gini Lenz.
Tickets will be on sale in the
Information Booth across from
the Hub. For reservations call
Ex. 426. Admission is free with
student ID card.
Curtain time Wednesday and
Thursday nights will be 7:30; Fri Friday
day Friday and Saturday, at 8 p.m.

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age storage space. Terms can be ar arranged.
ranged. arranged. Reasonable. Row D, Lot
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After 5:30 or weekends. Main
entrance and then left.
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foot, exc. condition, air condit conditioner,
ioner, conditioner, low down payment. Can
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idence, residence, N.W. 16 Ave. North east
of Westwood school.
HI-FI 20 Watt Amplifier and eom eomponant
ponant eomponant pre-amplifier, S6O. Roger
Schnell, FR 2-2110, 5:30 and
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CRESCENT record player, #2l.
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Strange Animals

College students are strange an animals.
imals. animals.
One minute they will talk, think
and act as mature young adults the
next minute they will be running in
a chaotic mob like a pack of insane
jackals.
Which side of this paradoxical per personality
sonality personality split represents the true stu student
dent student is dfficult to determine, but one
thing is evident.
The college student is not really as
mature as he likes to believe. If he
were, anything as senseless, childish
and dangerous as the Wednesday
night riot would never have occurred.
But look at the paradox.
Tuesday night, close to 1,000 stud students
ents students assembled peacefully and with a
purpose in the Plaza of the Americas
to protest the book-banning bill that
is currently before the state legislat legislature.
ure. legislature. Anyone who saw the group
listening to the student speakers and
signing the protest petitions could not
help but be impressed by the orderly,
intelligent manner in which the stu students
dents students reacted to a piece of legislation
which they realized could lead to no nothing
thing nothing but harm.
And the legislators in Tallahassee
though they seem blind bo the ram ramifications
ifications ramifications of such a bill would un undoubtably
doubtably undoubtably have been impressed by
the size and nature of the organized
protest as well as by the number of
signatures on the petitions.
The Tuesday night group conduct conducted
ed conducted itself in a very commendable fash fashion,
ion, fashion, and the student body at large can
be proud for both the interest shown
when a few individuals try to censor
our freedoms and for the mature
manner in which the protest rally was
carried out.
But Wednesday was another story.
Only 24 hours after the Plaza rally
a group of students again assembled
or lather, amassed. But this time
it was neither peaceful nor with a

IN AND AROUND

It Took a Different Kind of Rope

By DAVE LEVY
Former Alligator Editor
It has taken the rape of a
young co-ed to arouse the ang anger
er anger of fiw Florida A&M student
body.
A rape of a different type
has succeeded in arousing the
anger of the U of F student
body.

The rape re*
terred to is th
move to re remove
move remove certain
books from the
classrooms of
Florida
school*. Stu Students
dents Students here pro protested
tested protested this at attempt
tempt attempt by hold holding
ing holding a campus
rally Tuesday
night, and

p
it,

gaining hundreds of signatures
to a petition being sent to file
Florida legislature.
The A&M rally succeeded in
defeating the governors meas measure
ure measure to abolish the death penalty
sound bill, but nonetheless it be became
came became caught in our squalor over
race relations.
I hope that the student peti-

SOUNDS

On 'The South's Side of the Story'

By RICHARD CORRIGAN
Here is very short play.
This play is not about book
burning, but book burning and
the recent scheme of a Florida,
public relations man to pres present
ent present the South's side of the
ptory are somewhat related,
after all. Bigotry has many
faces.
The scene is the conference
room of a public relations ag agency
ency agency in the year 1960. The
characters are: Bill (Seedy)
Darrell Duncan. Seedy's young
assistant; Alfred Oldh&m, the
president of the agency; and
Dr. Jacal Thurwold, a palling
and statistics expert. The four
men are JUBt sitting down at
the conference table as the cur curtain
tain curtain rise*.
SEEDY: Ah, what idota we
have to put up with. Just when
W e were really starting to roll,
those damn rednecks had to
foul up the whole works.
DUNCAN: Sure 1* a shame.
Bill That* thmg I
when l-a** the headlines.
mrpnT* Teah, and the news newsnSr
nSr newsnSr boy* really had a ball
Siting those headlines, too.
Mob Lynche. Negro

Editorials

purpose. It was simply a lawless,
purposeless mob that seemed to stem
from both the surge of water fights
among the fraternity houses early in
the evening and the general restless restlessness
ness restlessness in the mens dorms that resulted
from the 45-minute power failure that
blacked out most of the campus about
9 p.m.
At first it was just a few hundred
students who had piled out of the
darkened dorms and built bonfires on
the lawns, where they sat around and
talked while throwing a few fire firecrackers
crackers firecrackers into the flames.'
But then, someone shouted On to
Broward. Thats all it took. The
pack of Jackals was on its way.
A couple of hours later the tally
was: two injured, two arrested, and
several dozen marked rioters who
were subsequently called up for dis disciplinary
ciplinary disciplinary action. Was it worth it?
Ask Freshman Dale Ernsberger when
he gets out of the hospital.
Sure, a few hundred kids worked
off excess energy. Sure, a few hund hundred
red hundred others were able to feel like big
men by throwing rocks and bricks at
policemen and motorists. Only two
students were injured, but dozens
could have been hurt of killed in the
onslaught. A brick can kill just as
quickly as a gun.
But probably the worst, the most
pathetic, part of the entire affair lies
in the fact that the irresponsible ac action
tion action Wednesday completely nulliifies
the prestige the eampus gained the
night before in its protest to the leg legislature.
islature. legislature.
We are not in as strong a position
to argue our maturity for selecting
our reading matter when we are ob obviously
viously obviously not even mature enough to
live in law an order. Its nights like
Wednesday that cause people to eall
us college kids instead of college
men and women.L.F.

tion here will help to defeat
a bill which ie not in the least
sound; one which would pros prostitute
titute prostitute the meaning of academ academic
ic academic freedom in the Sunshine
state.
The Executive Council has
approved the petition. So has
Trianon. But Blue Key, the
male counterpart to Trianon,
has failed to make known its
position on the book burning
bill. I hope the key men will
have the moral fibre to soon
clear up this matter.
*
Campus rallies are nothing
new in this country. They are
held regularaly at the Univer University
sity University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
The students there may
mount any of a number of pul pulpits
pits pulpits in the campus plaza dur during
ing during Hyde Park Days, so called
because of a similar tradition
in Londons Hyde Park.
At Michigan, the students
may speak on any subject un under
der under the sun, from free love to
Charlie Brown and his antics.
The same thing ought to be
done here. Students could be
given three to five minutes in
which to speak, with questions

Student Young Negro
Hung By Vigilante Band my
God.
OLDHAM: Bill, youve got a
problem son. But youve been
captain of this campaign team
from the kickoff, and youve
done a fine job.
SEEDY: Last year it was
Poplarville, Mississippi, and
that rape in Tallahassee. This
year it's Culpen. Alabama.
What a mees.
THU RWOLD: Might not be
that bad, Bill. Until Culpen, the
campaign was big. The nations
concept of the new South was
almost the way we wanted it.
DUNCAN: Thats right, Bill.
Youve done a fine job.
SEEDY: Well sure Ive done
a fine job. I had hats the house housewives
wives housewives in the country dead sure
that the South was the smilln smillnest.
est. smillnest. friendliest place in the
country. And I put the mint
julip into every slobby subur suburbanites
banites suburbanites stomach. I made a
Kentucky Colonel badge a big bigger
ger bigger prize dan a Congressional
Medal of Honor. I made Miss
Southern Belle a trigger name
than Miss Reingold. I did it all.
They were eating out of my

Friday, May 8, 1959

to follow. The reason for the time
limit is to impress on the spea speakers
kers speakers that what is sought is
quality of speech, not quantity.
Such Florida Hyde Park
days would give students a
chance for organized expres expression,
sion, expression, a possible substitute I
feel to the occasional outbursts
that result in beer riots and
panty raids.
*
Channel 5, Floridas Educa Educational
tional Educational TV station, will present
an excellent show Monday eve evening
ning evening at 8.
Student actors will re enact
the Scopes Trial, in which a
Tennessee School teacher was
fined for teaching the theory
of evolution in hie c alas room.
The Tennessee law was strik strikingly
ingly strikingly similar to the Florida law
proposed to fine any teachers
wh' teach or favor anything
contrary to fire state constitu constitution.
tion. constitution.
The re portrayal should be
excellent. It has the benefit of
an excellent script, edited by
communications student Warr Warren
en Warren P. Greene. Tune in Mon Monday
day Monday for file famous Monkey
Trial.

hand. The New South, lathee
and gentlemen. Here it ia.
Come on down and see us.
hear? Sunny, friendly and pro progressive.
gressive. progressive. Lynches? No, maam,
that was years back. Ku Klux
Klan? No, air. These days are
gone. This is the New South.
Down here we just think the
white folks said colored folks
are better off livin apart, that*
all. We respect each others
rights, and we treat each other
like equals. And we get along
fine that way. YU come. Cheap
labor, no unions, happy times
and the good Lords blessings.
Boy* howdy.
OLDHAM: Yes, Bill, you
made the people have faith,
and thats a wonderful thing.
THURWOLD: It was beauti beautiful,
ful, beautiful, Bill. From a SS per cent
nationwide approval of the
South to a T per cent approval.
Fantastic.
DUNCAN: Chin up, BUL
SEEDY, But dont you fools
see? Those damn rednecks
broke the balloon. Today soma
young nigger is hanging from
a tree in Culpen, Alabama.
Hanging from a tree! Lynched!
My campaign's ruined-

'You'll Learn the American Way and LIKE IT!'

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

'Freedom and Sonify are on Trial'

Editor:
The Florida Legislature is on
the verge of making the first
moves toward the establish establishment
ment establishment of a totalitarian state;
moreover, this will be done in
the name of anti Communism.
The recent proposals to ban
books and squelch professors
who are not loudly praising
the status quo will have the
effect of perpetuating ignorance
and controlling thought. To sub substitute
stitute substitute indoctrination for educa education
tion education is a criminal misuse of
power.
If books by Communists,
Communist sympathizers, etc,
are banned, the lest place to

First Police the Books,
Then Ban Travel, Then...

Editor!
Purges, H would seem, are
cheaper by the dozen. Again
our basic American rights are
being stolen by a group of over overly
ly overly ambitious men.
This group dares to dictate
to the state of Florida that
which will milify our rights un under
der under the Federal Constitution.
Supposedly they are aiming to
protect us, but they are deny denying
ing denying ue the rights they seek to
preserve. So, it seems, the on only
ly only protection we need is from
them.
I need not state the Bill of
Rights, we have all studied it.
Im sure every reasoning Amer American
ican American realizes the absurdity of
denying the right of the sth,
or any other Amendment, m
order to protect liberty. We
know our rights and we can
not afford to lose them.
We wont if we keep the laws
of the Constitution free and op open
en open as they were intended to be,
but if we become frightened of
the freedoms given by these
laws, all is lost. But in the
open die United States Consti Constitution
tution Constitution will not fail us.
But lets not be sensible, lets
No More Place
For Democracy?
Editor:
Was Paxton Hibben right
when he said, No more place
in America for change, no
more place for the old gags:
social justice, progressivism,
revolt against oppression, de democracy;.
mocracy;. democracy;. or is there yet
something left in this country
for our children? How can it
possibly be that this beautiful
state of ours, that so many
people live to see, has been
steadily falling into the hands
of a few uneducated, backward
and apparently irresponsible
people who fail to realize what
century they are living in?
All that we wish is to be able
to choose our own books, friend*
and beliefs, and be allowed to
freely diecuas the findings of
our studies. After all, a univer university
sity university is not only a place to study
old ideas, but it is the home
of new ideas based upon the
findings of study and research.
All we wish is FREEDOM, and
if they wont give it to ue, we
shall be forced to take it.
A]vtn D. Kalwies

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train an intelligent analytical
electorate will have been emas emasculated.
culated. emasculated. Ignorance of what our
enemies themselves have to say
(and not what a secondary
source preaches) is a luxury we
can ill afford in these times of
international crisis. It is claim claimed,
ed, claimed, that the Communists threat
comes to us as a mili military,
tary, military, economic and ideological
conflict. If we bury our heads
in the sand and do not objec objectively
tively objectively inquire into the Commun Communists
ists Communists position in any of these
three areas, we do so at our
peril.
The bril to squelch professors
seems to me to be predicated

all be doubting and faithless as
our Tallahassee lawmakers,
and begin to extinguish the
flame of freedom. Then we are
lost. In the state which would
result freedom after freedom
would be snatched from us and
we, the people, would become
angry and rebellious, and his history
tory history would repeat its old pat pattern.
tern. pattern.
We recognize freedom as our
birth-right and therefore the
other forms of government,
which are not so liberal, have
very little appeal for us. But
H we begin to hide the know knowledge
ledge knowledge of these other forms of
government from the people,
they may seem more appealing
since they are unknown to us.
if we start this chain it can cannotwill
notwill cannotwill notend there. First
we would need a police force
to guard the selling of books.
Next, all travel out of the
country' would be forbidden
since we could then see other
forms of government in action.
Political offenders might now
follow the midnight road of
Rubashov. The process would
snowball and if we have not
been overcome by another
country while we were in
this weakened state, we Amer Americans
icans Americans would revolt ourselves.
But we will probably find our ourselves
selves ourselves a part of Russia since
the will to fight for freedom
we do not have would be nil.
We could end up as U.S.S.R.-
North American Sector.
We can carry our torch
of freedom under a bushel to
shield it from the winds of
Communism, but it will only
set fire to the bushel and send
the flames and ashes falling
about us.
Disgusted American

Soys Stalling-Hodges Bills
To Make Mokery of Education

Editor:
There ki a crisis throughout
tho State of Florida, The legis legislature
lature legislature is proposing what am amounts
ounts amounts to a denial of the most
important freedom available to
a University, the freedom to
know.
The bill by Hodges in the Sen Senate
ate Senate and a similar bill proposed
by Stalling in the House will,
if passed, make a mockery of
education, banning books by
Communists or alleged Comm Communists
unists Communists is simply taking the first

on the notion that Utopia ia upon
us. I suggest, as heretical as
it may sound, that the United
States HAS problems. Moreov Moreover,
er, Moreover, I submit, that calm, intel intelligent
ligent intelligent consideration of issues
is the method to obtain the
answers to these problems. To
judge from historical experi experience,
ence, experience, if this bill is passed we
are doomed to an all per pervasive
vasive pervasive thought control, not
just in our Universities but
throughout public and private
life.
Tacit in these bills is the no notion
tion notion that university students are
so soft headed and childish
that they must be prevented
from thinking at all costs. I
find this personally offensive.
Finally, I cannot see how any
legitimately functioning, accred accrediting
iting accrediting agency can put their
stamp of approval on any uni univeriety
veriety univeriety that has been stripped
of independent thought. If this
results graduate schools, med medical
ical medical and law schools, outside
the state will close their doors
to our graduates. And these
other schools will be quite cor correct
rect correct in their actions for we
will not have been to a univer university.
sity. university.
Today, freedom and sanity
are on trial in the State of Flor Florida.
ida. Florida.
Harvey H. Green

Reader Pleads With Solons
To Kill Bill on Book Ban

Editor:
This is the first time I have
found it necessary to write a
letter such as this and I hope
it will be the last. I am writing
because I am filled with indig indignation
nation indignation and even disgust at a
bill which our state legislature
is considering and appears to
be in danger of passing. The
measure to which I refer is the
bill to ban all books written by
Communists or writers favor favoring
ing favoring Communism and books oth otherwide
erwide otherwide branded subversive.
I must start off by presum presuming
ing presuming upon the hackneyed but
immeasurably important argu argument
ment argument that our country was
founded upon democratic prin principles
ciples principles containing many basis
freedoms. The bill covering the
baning of all books written by
Communists or authors that
favor Communism and other
books considered subversive can
be nothing but a slap in the
face of our constitution and the
myriad Americana who have
fought to preserve it.

step toward controlled totali totalitarianism
tarianism totalitarianism in the name of de democracy.
mocracy. democracy.
What a terrible fear there
must be in the minds of these
men that they *eel the only
way to defeat Communism is
to stifle all knowledge about it.
To poant out the results of the
German middle-classs fear of
communism in the 1930' is not
necessary. Should we accept
the horror of totalitarian facism
as a result of opposing totali totalitarian
tarian totalitarian communism?
The legislature is not only at attempting
tempting attempting to ban books by peo people
ple people like Marx and Engels, but
books by anyone who finds fuait
with anything in the American
system. A list of people in this
category would do enormous.
Can we afford to let ignorance
thrive? Is it not only possible
through carefully studying all
aides of a question to reach an
intelligent decision?
Fellow students, I appeal to
you to do your utmost to pre prevent
vent prevent this flagrant attack upon
our intellectual freedom. If this
piece of legislation comes to
pass, can we say any longer
that we are citizens of a demo democratic
cratic democratic state? I think not! A book bookbanning
banning bookbanning bill ould make the
Univtrsity of Florida, not an
institution of higher learning,
but an institution of thought
control of the worst kind. I
urge you to write your senators
and representatives in protest
without delay.
Joel Kramer, 4AS.

THI WIRELESS

The Saga of the State
Os Statesmen of Stature

By CLIFF ARQUETTE
Let me tell you how Florida,
tiie state of statesmen, eame
to be.
Many years ago, from an is island
land island called Key West, some
Semmoles would annually swim
to Atlanta, Georgia for the big
Georgia Jamboree and for to
see their darlin Furlin Huskie.
But one day, their leader, Fred
Seminole, became unusually dis disgusted.
gusted. disgusted.

Why yo all
unusually dis disgusting
gusting disgusting today,
Fred? asked
Freds war warcanoe
canoe warcanoe shaped
wife.
"Disgusted is
the word,
hon, he cor corrected.
rected. corrected. "Im
t a y r d of
swimmin all

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the way from
here to Georgia, annually. Why
dont we fill in the in between
with good, rich sand, huh?
"Damn good idea, Freddie,
said his thoughtful spouse. "I
think hes got it!Lets get the
pledges to start diggin.
So overnight the lazy little
community became as busy as
a beehive with activity: Fred
droned away the hours in the
queens cell while the workers
came across a real honey and
nectar.
Within five short generations
enough sand had been deposit deposited
ed deposited in the sea below Georgia for
that country to recognize the
new body of land as a state.
The Georga legislature, then
a private, restricted club, met
in secret (to insure optimum
democracy) and decided to call
their new state Florida (an in indian
dian indian word meaning sandy laun launching
ching launching pod Bourbons go to coup
de tat).
This glorious news set into
motion one of the most jubilant
blasts ever: three solid years

Tallahassee Seems Center
Os Stupidity, Ignorance

Editor:
All the stupidity, ignorance,
and intolerance of the modern
world seems to be centered in
Tallahassee these days. Is the
Florida legislature located at
Tallahassee or at Chattahoo Chattahoochee?
chee? Chattahoochee?
They sent us to school and

It has been the custom and
privilege and duty of many
Americans to read, explore,
and try to understand the fac factions
tions factions that control life in other
countries. We are proud of our
country for she has always
been a bulwark against nations
attempting to enslave the world
and a helping hand to nations
threatened by oppression. Per Perhaps
haps Perhaps this is because America
has always understood mors
the policies, actions, and beliefs
if other countries.
Now there is an attempt to
remove books concerning the
principles of our main world
opponent and prevent our youth
from baconing "indoctrirtfed
by subversive writings. In the
past, American people have not
become indoctrinated by these
books but have instead waxed
in understanding of what our
nation is up against. If we are
not allowed to delve into the
structures of government op opposing
posing opposing our own, then we will
not be the open minded and
world leading nation that we
are today. How, I ask, can we
effectively fight that about
which we know nothing. I im implore,
plore, implore, earnestly plead with
our legislators to unam unamously
ously unamously throw down this bill, or originated
iginated originated by frightened house housewives.
wives. housewives. Citizens of Florida and
of the United States, do not al allow
low allow our supposedly responsible
legislators to infringe on our
basic freedoms.
Ralph B. Kindred Jr.
Students Should
Voice Dislike
Editor:
It wasnt enough that the
Johns committee a body of
highly honorable men tram tram,pled
,pled tram,pled upon the rights of some
members of the student body
and the staff.
Now, a group of housewives
committed to the proposition
that our high school and col college
lege college sutdent* are being brain brainwashed
washed brainwashed by nefarious subversive
literature, have made it possi possible
ble possible that a book burning bill
be seriously considered by the
Florida legislature.
I find it unnecessary to argue
the absurdity of euch a bill.
What IS necessary, and has
been overlo i in these hy hysterical
sterical hysterical times, is the necessity
oi every person who prizes in intellectual
tellectual intellectual freedom and its bene benefits
fits benefits to raise his voice in the
strongest possible opposition
agrinst the imbecilities being
committed in the name of de democracy
mocracy democracy
(Juries du Pont, aa?l

of beer, women and marching
songs along with happy lynch lynchings,
ings, lynchings, riots and rumbles.
A high point of the festivities
was the extradition of all the
Indians back to Key West. Ev.
ery year now at Georgia Jam Jamboree
boree Jamboree tirne you can see them
swimming to the State that
made Sherman famous.-
The first big event in Florida
history was the formation of a
highly democratic form of gov government
ernment government which flourishes to today
day today exactly as it was written.
The government even contains
some of the same legislators.
Soon after the formation of
the laws, New York City in a
display of good will, donated
one of He spare burroughs to
the new state. This large tract
of land and business is called
"Miami Florida kind heart heartdly
dly heartdly reciprocated by sending the
big city an island from the
Bahamas, now named "Har "Harlem.
lem. "Harlem.
The next really big event was
Floridas action in the Civil
War. Florida was the only Sou Southern
thern Southern state to participate and
WIN. There seems to be a bit
of controversy, however, as to
exactly which side Florida
fought against.
Shortly after the war. a man manchild
child manchild was born in a Stark pine
npitch West Florida cabin to
Marjorie Kinnen Rawlings and
Paragon Johns (a southern
Johnny Appleseed). This birth
may have gone unnoticed ex except
cept except for the strange related
circumstances: the baby began
speaking even before birth, but
has not, to this day, said any anything.
thing. anything. The child was born with
a flag (any flag) in its left
hand and a carrot in his right
ear (a symbol representing Ag Agrarianism).
rarianism). Agrarianism). Today that boy m
tile star in the South.
You wont read the things I
have just told you in books; I
read the last one Just before it
was burned.

they teach m in state schools,
no less, the grand old ideals
of tolerance, freedom of speech,
and freedom of the press.
They inoculate ue with these
fantasies so we wont catch the
disease so we won't protest
when our teachers are forbid forbidden
den forbidden by law to speak their minds:
So we Wont protest when we
are forbidden to read certain
books because their authors hap happen
pen happen to favor or advocate a dif different
ferent different form of government than
ours.
We are inoculated so we wont
catch the disease itself. Thi
is tile theory: freedom oi
speech is guaranteed to every everyone.
one. everyone.
This is the fact (as proposed
by Florida legislators): Teach Teachers
ers Teachers who advocate integration
will lose their jobs and prob probably
ably probably be blacklisted.
This is the theoryi Any boo*
which is not judged obscene or
libelous may be printed, bought
and read.
This is the fact (as proposed
by Florida legislators)! Florida
students may not read books
written by Communists or any anybody
body anybody that favors or advocates
a world government or a dif different
ferent different form of government than
we have now.
Now, if the inoculation had
taken effect and made us im immune
mune immune to the disease belief
in these fantasies we would
probably pay no attention to
the work of the legislator* in
Tallatiasnsee. We might even
praise their work. Many Flori Floridians
dians Floridians have this Immunity.
But pity us poor, unfortunate
students. And pity quite a few
other people. For we have
caught the disease.
We are sick!
We did not get a mild form,
We have got the disease com completely
pletely completely and irrevocably. We be believe
lieve believe in freedom of speech and
freedom of the press.
We believe in the rights of a
teacher to teach and speak his
mind without fear of sanctions.
We believe in the rights of
every individual to present his
case for any form of govern government
ment government to anyone that will listen
to him or will read his books
or pamphlets.
We do not believe in the
rights of anyone, including the
supposedly omniscient, legisla legislators
tors legislators at Tallahassee, to abridge
or deny these freedoms.
Oh, yes, were sick! We be believe
lieve believe that America is the land
of freedom and democracy. We
believe in the Bill of Rights
and Washington and L i n c o In
and all that other silly stuff.
Legislators, you better lock
us up. For we are subversives.
But that there are a lot of us,
I sincerely hope and believe.
Becauae if there are not, legig.
lators, youre going to lose us
this game yet.
This is tiie theory: Florida
legislators a to reasonably in intelligent.
telligent. intelligent.
This is the fact: Read your
newspaper and ponder.
Wake up. Floridians! Look
at whats happening hi Talla Tallabasses.
basses. Tallabasses.
The same thing happens m
Hitlers Germany!
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HERB'and W&ow IWr
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SAE Clubs Snakes In Golf
BTP, PKT, Play Tuesday
Fraternity Golf action Monday saw the Mourning
Lionmen put the skids under Sigma Nu to claim thi
Orange League Links trophy, while Phi Kappa Tat
and Beta Theta Pi were forced to suspend their final. l
play hy darkness, with the Betas down eight aftei
twelve holes.

In the Orange league, finals
play climaxed sustained drives
by both teams with Sigma Nu
defeating Kappa Alpha, Sigma
Chi, and Alpha Epsilon Pi, and
S AE outstroking Tau Epsilon
Phi, and Phi Delta Theta, having
gained a bye in first round play.
The Lionmens victory over
ph. Delta Theta was a squeeze
play with the final score 119-122.
The Phi Delts Jim MacFadyen
posted the lowest individual score
in this match with a 35 for nine.
Team play for the SAEs of Ko Kobie
bie Kobie Robinson, Booker 5 oore and
jdike Morgan provided the edge,
however, to put the match on
Ice.
A strong AEPi aggregation
was the team for the Snakes to
whip, and cold carpet play : rh
the putter proved f a difference
in this semi finals meeting, as
the Serpents threesome of Jo Jochem.
chem. Jochem. Walkaitis and Couch, syn synchronized
chronized synchronized hips and shoulders well.
As has been the case most of
the season, ? meeting of these
two Orange powers was inevit inevitable
able inevitable and it was anyones match.
This time it was SAE who stroked
home first, relying on their pow power
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tide. It wasnt until the last holr
that the final results were known
however, as attention centerec
around the putter of Sigma Nu:
John Wilkaitis who failed to sin'
a vital last round putt.
Blue League action remains up
in the air until .rext Tuesday for
the Phi Taus and the Betas as
a result of a sympathetic suns
refusal to stay up long enough
to shoot a remaining six holes.
Phi Tar leads the Betas by
eight strokes at this crucial
and the possibility of Beta over overcoming
coming overcoming this lead ooks slim. Golf
i* an unpredictable game, how however,
ever, however, and anything can happen.
In -aching the finals, Beta
downed only Phi Gamma Delta
in actual play, ving won for forfeits
feits forfeits fro. i both Delta Sigma Phi
and Phi Sigma Kappa. The Phi
Gams team of Hal Kendrick,
Gary Klati and Barney Hammer
proved no match for the restless
Betas, losing by some 42 strokes.
The team of Jim Evans, Quint
Nelson and Larry Hayes for Beta
combined talent and cold blood blooded
ed blooded playing in eir successful
venture against the Fiji's. Cup
play was especially noteworthy
by Hayes.

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(Beta) ably demonstrate in Mondays Greek links action. (Gator Photo)

Off-Campus Mermen Seek Cup
By FRANK BRANDT
Gator Sports Writer
After finals in five events, the Georgia Seagle mermen find themselves at the
top of the heap in off-campus swimming with 48 points while B. S. U., Wesley,
and C. L. 0. follow with 36, 32, and 20 markers respectively. Three events still re remain
main remain to be swum. j

Depth seems to be the deciding
factor in Seaglq,s point edge thus
far. The only individual first regis registered
tered registered by a Seagle man was in
the 50 yd. breaststroke. But they
managed to place at least two
men in every event to take sev severaJ
eraJ severaJ seconds and thirds.
The Seagle team of Brandt,
Parks, and ThiiVell also captur captured
ed captured a first in the 150 yd. medleey
relay. B. S. U., close behind Sea Seagle,
gle, Seagle, took firsts in the 150 yd.
freestyle and diving events. Wes Wesleys
leys Wesleys only first was in the 200 yd.
freestyle relay.
Events remaining are the 50
and 100 yd. freestyle, and the 50
yd. backstroke. Seagle, on the
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should pick up more than enough
points to stay in the lead.
Tennis is also currently under underway
way underway in the league. Wesley is ex expected
pected expected to win this trophy as they
appear to have come up with sev several
eral several fine racketmen at the last
minute.
The Methodists gained the fin finals
als finals on Wednesday when they de defeated
feated defeated Georgia Seagle. Should
Wesey beat B. S. U. in the final
match, the Presidents Trophy and
league crown will be theirs, dis dispite
pite dispite a strong Seagle victory in
swimming.
SWIMMING RESULTS
50 yd, breastroke 1. Brandt,
Ga. Seagle; 2. Moxley, Seagle;
3. Burvevor, Wesley; 4. Lind Lindgreen,
green, Lindgreen, B. S. U. :35.0
150 yd. freestyle l, Herbert,
B. S. U.; 2. La Grua, Seagle; 3.
Cheatam, B. S. U.; 4. Mayer, C.
L. O. 5. Wilson, Seagle; Johnson,
C. L. O.; 1:48.2
Mural News
JUDO CLUB
The All-Campus Judo Tourna Tournament
ment Tournament will be held Monday night,
May 11, at 7 p.m. in the south
end of the Florida gymnasium.
Among the judo ka men par participating
ticipating participating will be Don Winecoff,
the defending champion, and
Michael Persoff, a member of
Tau Epsilon Phi and a recent
4th place winner at the Florida
Black Belt Association champion championships
ships championships at Mac Dill AF" last month.
The annual event, which is un under
der under the auspices of the Intra Intramural
mural Intramural Department, is sponsored
by the Florida Gator Judo Club.
This organization has been ex extremely
tremely extremely active in the past, giv giving
ing giving many exhibitions and instruc instructional
tional instructional performances, and this
years tournament is expected to
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and Tuesday night.
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will be held from 7 till 10 p.m.
with trophies awarded to
the winning fraternities, sorori sororities,
ties, sororities, and independent teams as
well as to individuals for out outstanding
standing outstanding performances.

200 yd. freestyle relayl. Wes Wesley,
ley, Wesley, (Seamann, Atherton, Dicks,
Lopez), 2. Seague; 3. C. L. O.;
4. B. S. U.
150 yd. medley relayl. Seag Seagle.
le. Seagle. (Brandt, Parke, Thirwell); 2.
Wesley; 3. B. S. U.; 4. C. L. O.
Divingl, Snedeker, B. S. U.;
2. Bickford, Wesley; 3. Moxley,
Seagle; 4. Bomstead. Seagle; 5.
Mayer, C. L. O.; 6. Bectol, C. L.
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Greek Tankmen Take To Water;
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Wad Up Mural Season Monday

By SCOTT ANSELMO
Gator Sport Writer
Orange League swimmers hit
s he water Wednesday afternoon
in the qualifying round for
I londays championship swim
meet to be held at the Univer University
sity University pool.
The mighty tankmen of Kap Kappa
pa Kappa Sigma, surprising Pi Kappa
Alpha, stalwart Sigma Nu, and
steady SAE appear to be in
the best spot of collecting val valuable
uable valuable points in this, the final
sport of the intramurals pro program.
gram. program.
Kappa Sigmas powerhouse
of mercurial mermen swept
honors in preliminary action
with first place finishes, includ including
ing including two recor'd breaking per performances.
formances. performances.
Rapid Robin Dean erased his
old mark in the 50 yard back backstroke
stroke backstroke with a 29 seconds flat
timing. Kappa Sigs 150 -yard
medley relay aggregation clip clipped
ped clipped 2Vi seconds off the old
standard while recording at 1:31
4 clocking. Phil Peterson, form former
er former St. Pete High diving star,
displayed his top Kappa Sig Sigma
ma Sigma form in running away with
the diving crown, after amass amassing
ing amassing 102.3 points, 9 ahead of his
nearest rival.
Pi Kappa Alpha, the meets
dark horse, also captured 3
first places. Ed Lambert, the
Pikes freestyle sensation, hit
the finish line first in both the
50 and 100 yard freestyle ev events.
ents. events. Ed smashed the former
record in the 50 with & 24.1
clocking. He also zoomed to a
1:01.1 time in the century.
Current Orange League over overall
all overall leader, Sigma Nu, led the
field in total qualifiers with
nine. Fred Jansen guided the
Snakes by finishing second
in the 100, fourth in diving and
was a member of the runnerup
150-yard relay. The Snakes 200-
yard free style relay also placed
second. Delcher, Crouch, Parks,
and Rinaldi also will race for
the Snakes on Monday.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon qualified
seven natiators for the fcnal con contest
test contest with Dale Duttenhoffer
spearleading the Lionmen. Dut Duttenhoffer
tenhoffer Duttenhoffer swam in the medley
relay and also finished in the
150-yard freestyle, only five sec seconds
onds seconds behind the leader. Gautier,
Benson, Johnston, and Smith
also will swim for the SAE's
in the finals.
Phi Delta Theta's defending
champs captured the 200-
yard freestyle relay event with
a clocking of 1:46.8. Members
of the winning unit included
'hearon, Hewitt, Seary and
young Bob C .mess, a Fort
Lauderdale freshman. Buddy
Thibout won his heat in the 150
freestyle and Ed Seay garnered
second in the 50 free. The Blues
medlev relay team also finished.
Delta Tau Delta cracked the
scoring column in qualifica qualifications
tions qualifications with Jiminez, Eisenberg,
Setzer, Stewart and their 200-
yard freestyle squad, which fan
second.
Blue League
Contention for the Blue
League crown moved into the
final sport Monday with Beta
Theta Pi, Phi Kappa Tau, and
Theta Chi setting the pace fol
the Greek mermen.
Two final races have already
been decided. In the 150-yard
freestyle, Reddick of Theta Chi

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captured first place with a time
of 1:42.1. Fred Marquis and
Bill ylie of -teta Theta Pi
grabbed second and third res respectively.
pectively. respectively. lourth place went to
Woodward of Pi Kappa Phi. Sev Severance
erance Severance and Mathis of Phi Kap Kappa
pa Kappa Tau brought up the two rear
spots.
In the only other event which
has been decided. Phi Kappa
Tau swept first place honors
in the 150 yaid medley relay
with a clocking of 1:32.2. Min Minter,
ter, Minter, Kesterson, and Eakes com composed
posed composed the Phi Tau contingent.
Lamda Chi Alpha took second
and Pi Kappa Phi took third
position. Phi Gamma Delta Al Alpha
pha Alpha Gamm a Rho, Beta Theta
Pi, and Theta Chi finished in
that order.
Harold Reddick won the 50
freestyle in 26 seconds flat.
Reddick was instrumental in the
Theta Chi's success all after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. The century race was won
by Sayre of Pi Kappa Phi in
1:05.1 seconds. Kesterson of Phi
Kappa Tau swept top honors in
the breaststroke with a tine
time of 31,7. Andy of Lamba
Chi won the backstroke event
in a time of 33 and one half
seconds.
Beta Theta Pi won the all allimportant
important allimportant 200-yard freestyle
relay with a time of 1:52.4.

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AT STARKVILLE, MISS.

Maroons Slip Past Netters;
SEC Tourney in 2nd Round

Floridas varsity tennis squad
dropped a close 5-4 decision to
Mississippi State last Tuesday
afternoon at Starkville, in a
tune up match prior to the
Southeastern Conference Tour Tourney,
ney, Tourney, which started yesterday
and will end tomorrow.
Coach Bill Potters UF net netters,
ters, netters, accustomed to playing on
clay courts or surfaces of a
like substance, also met Louisi Louisiana
ana Louisiana State the following day, in
an attempt to familiarize them themselves
selves themselves with the hard, concrete
surface to be used for the con conference
ference conference meet.
The host Maroons and Gators
split the six singles matches,


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with State aoe Ivan Salas down downing
ing downing UF captain Dave Shaw in
the number one affair, 6-0, 6-2.
Floridas sophomore etandouts,
Morrill Hay and Roy Lang, who
play at the numbers two and
three positions, respectively,
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Number five man Del Mos Moser
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mate teammate Henry Cleare lost out to
Johnny McQuaig, 6-2, 6-0.
Hay and Lang continued their
winning ways in doubles play,
scoring a straight set vic victory
tory victory over the Maroon com combo
bo combo of McAnulty and Richards,
6-3, 6-2. Floridas number one
team of Shaw and Fry went
down to defeat at the hands
of Salas and Lemus, 6-3, 6-2,
while the UF number three
team of Moser and Cleare lost
out to West and Johnny Davis,
6-4, 6-3.
LSU Tops Gators, 6-3
Florida dropped their last
regular season match of the
year to Louisiana State Wednes Wednesday,
day, Wednesday, 6-8. The Bayou Bengsls
swept four of the six singles and
two of the three doubles, in reg registering
istering registering the win.
The Gators scored at the num number
ber number five and six positions in
singles, with Moser downing
LSUs Howard Dumont, 6-0, 6-3,
at five, and Henry Cleare out outstroking
stroking outstroking Dickie Crowell, 6-1, 6-2.
Moser and Cleare also chalk chalked
ed chalked up the doubles victory,
teaming up at number three to
win out over Dumont and Crow Crowell,
ell, Crowell, 6-0, 6-4.
With the second round of the
SEC tourney getting underway
today, many UF eyes will be on
Floridas undefeated freshmen
netters, competing in the yearl yearling
ing yearling division of the conference
championships.
Shaffer Leads Frosh
Number one player and cap captain
tain captain of the Gators strong frosh
unit is Jim Shaffer, at one time
state high school net champion
in Florida and a former junior
Davis Cup member from St.
Petersburg.
Since there are only two sin singles
gles singles tournaments in freshmen
SEC competition, Shaffer should
play number one, while Fran Francisco
cisco Francisco Montano, a member of
Coral Gables 1958 state prep
net champions, will hold down
the number two spot. Both
Shaffer and Montana are un undefeated
defeated undefeated in singles play over
the current season.
Shaffer should team up with
Bill Tym, a former Bolles
standout, to represent the year yearlings
lings yearlings in doubles play. Tym is
also unbeaten in singles action
this year, playing at the numb number
er number four post. Regular number numberthree
three numberthree man Art Surloff, from
Miami Beach, was unable to
make the trip to Starkville.
Tafeishi to Lead
1960 Tankmen
Roy Tateiehi, Gator butterfly
ace, was named captain of next
seasons University of Florida
swimming team at the mermens
annual banquet held last Wednes Wednesday
day Wednesday night at the Gainesville Golf
and Country Club.
Tateishi captured the 100 and
200-yard butterfly races in this
years Southeastern Conference
meet, and was a emer of the
Orange and Blues winning 400-
yard medley relay team. He orig origina
ina origina 11 y preferred the freestyle
races (he holds a state prep re record
cord record for the 100 freestyle), but
he can swim any stroke well.
The good-natured Miamian will
succeed graduating Dave Calkin,
who was also recognized by his
teammates as the "outstanding
swimmer of the year. Calkin
was another double winner in the
SEC meet, taking the 220 and
400-yard freestyle events, plus an anchoring
choring anchoring Floridas record-setting
400-yard freestyle relay team.
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FIRST-SACKER PERRY McGRIFF .
. . Leads Gator Batsmen
Frosh Baseballers Rip GHS;
Split Set with FSU Papooses
Russ Maxcys star-studded freshman baseballers romped to their
ninth win of the current campaign at. Harris Field last Tuesday
night, with a convincing 16-2 rout over Gainesville High School.
UF hurler Tom Maxcy scattered three GHS bingles and received
ample batting support from his teammates, led by catcher Roy
Kirkland and outfielder Lennie Scheinoft. Kirkland pounded out a
triple, while Scheinoft belted a home run, to pace an eleven-hit
yearling attack.
Overcash, Moore Star
A pair of Pinellas County products from Clearwater, Ronnie
Overcash and Tommy Moore, continued their outstanding play for
the frosh, each hitting safely and fielding flawlessly.
weekend the Baby Gators traveled to the Capital City and
split a pair of contests with the Papooses from the Tallahassee res reservation.
ervation. reservation.
The Baby Seminoles captured the first of two, 7-6, utilizing sharp
bunting, wildness on the part of Gator frosh pitcher C. W. Price,
and some helpful decisions from the men in blue. Price allowed only
seven safeties and Florida State responded with a like number of
errors, but the small Saurians could not produce in the clutch.
The local aggregation retaliated in the second game, bouncing
the FSU frosh, 11-1. The Garnet and Gold found Dennis Auat in a
rare mood, and the ex-Chamberlain right-hander set them down on
five hits, striking out eleven in the process.
Aust Excels at Plate
The young fire-baller did not confine his performance to the
mound, however, as he also banged out a pair of doubles and a
single in an impressive Baby Seminole scalping session.
Kirkland and Scheinhoft continued their heavy hitting hi the
series with the former gamaring five hits for his efforts in the two
contests.
The UF freshmen will now be idle until the weekend of May 15,
when they will engage Manatee Junior College in a three-game series.
The Gator frosh have already chalked up three victories over the
Bradenton school and should be favored to repeat in the coming
clashes.
The recent triumph over Gainesville boosted the freshmens sea seasonal
sonal seasonal slate to a respectable 9-2 mark.
Prep Squads to Invade Gainesville
For State Track Carnival Tomorrow
The University of Florida will play host to the annual Florida
State High School Track Championships tomorrow ait the varsity
asphalt track.

Over 600 prep cinder stalls are
expected to swarm into Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, hopeful of carrying home
team trophies in the Class A and
AA competition.
Top events of the day appear
to be the 100-yard dash, the 440-
yard run, the mile (in both A and
AA), and the pole vault.
Billy "The Streak Leake from
St. Petersburg High, Alan Wright
of South Broward and Donnie
Gilbert from Pensacola flavor the
featured century race. This fleet
trio have all registered times of
9.8 or faster.
John Gardner, Jacksonville Lee
flash, Gary Love of St. Pete and
Bill Ryan from Broward have the
fastest times in the state in the
quarter-mile, and they are no
more the one-tenth of a second
apart.
Frank Herring of St. Pete and
Larry Evans from Orlando Edge Edgewater
water Edgewater have cleared over 13 feet
in the pole vault and are in reach
of Gator great Henry Wadsworths
record of 13 feet, inches, set
in 1937.
Sever'al prep stars destined to
attend the University of Florida
on football grant-in-aids will be
showing their wares tomorrow.

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Frank Lasky, an over-sized tack tackle
le tackle from Coral Gables, has been
heaving the heavy ball well over
50 feet, and will be out to break
the state record in his speciality.
Other future Gators include
hurdler-deluxe Bruce Starling from
Ocala, an All-American prep foot footballer
baller footballer who is capable of break breaking
ing breaking former Florida ace Lincoln
Knowles high hurdles standard;
sprinter Wright; weightman
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Leon; and combination sprinter sprinterweightman
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Gator Nine Hosts Tigers
la Crutial SEC Contests
Efer BILL BLCHALTER
Gator Assistant Sports Editor
Florida's Fightin Gator baseballers play host to Auburn's Tigers this weekend
in a pair of crucial contests that will have a direct bearing on the eastern division
championship in the Southeastern Conference diamond race.

This afternoons tilt will pro-'
duce a new leader in the divi division,
sion, division, since Georgia Techs ace
hurler, Buddy "Cowboy Blem Blemker,
ker, Blemker, was shot out of the saddle
by the Georgia Bulldogs last
Wednesday afternoon, 4-3.
HOW THEY STAND
Games
W L Fct. Left
Florida 7 S .700 2
Auburn 7 3 .700 2
Ga. Tech 4 .692 2
Coach Dave Fuller is expected
to call upon his new sophomore
pitching find, Jerry Nicholson,
in todays encounter, which starts
at 3:00. The Tigers should respond
with Lloyd Nix, who also doubles
as a first baseman, or a trio
of righthanders in Alan Koch,
Porter Gilbert or Bob Bak&v
Koch, who was a Gator nemes nemesis
is nemesis last season, is another Plains Plainsman
man Plainsman who has shown versatility
by playing in right field when
he isnt chucking the apple. The
junior slugger leads Auburns
batsmen, swating the horsehide
at a gaudy .429 clip.
Remember Nix?
Nix who should be remember remembered
ed remembered by Gator sane for his prowess
at quarterback during football
season, has impressed baseball
scouts with his diamond exploits
in the spring. TTie stocky south southpaw
paw southpaw has compiled a perfect 5-0
record to date and sports a nifty
earned run average of 2.88 ior
fifty innings of pitching.
Second sacker Jim Douglas
is another leading performer for
the invading Plainsmen, as he
claims a .308 batting average
and has blasted seven extra -base
blows. Other Aubumites who
should be more familiar to Flor Florida
ida Florida sports fans include All-SEC
basketball and baseball star Rex
Frederick and the Sunshine
States gift to the football Tigers
byway of Ft. Walton Beach,
Jackie Burkett.
Coach Dave Fuller has desig designated
nated designated Saturdays contest as the
Centennial game, commemorat commemorating
ing commemorating 100 years of collegiate base baseball
ball baseball in the United States. Fuller
has opened both contests to the
general public with no admission
charge, as a result of the dedi dedication.
cation. dedication.
Oestricher Should Start
Ace right hander Ray Oes Oestricher
tricher Oestricher ie the probable starting
hurler for tomorrow afternoons
game, scheduled to get under underway
way underway at 2:30. The Orlando junior
has compiled a 4-2 slate, while
Nicholson claims a 2-1 win-loss
mark, in addition to a fine 2.57
ERA for 35 innings.
Matching Auburn in the
power department will be the Ga Gators
tors Gators own "Murderers Row con consisting
sisting consisting of Perry McGriff, Bobby
Geissinger, Mickey Ellenburg,
Charlie Smith, Dale Landress and
Don Fleming, who have account accounted
ed accounted for an aggregate of 42 extra extrabase
base extrabase hits this spring, including
22 doubles, 11 triples and nine
homers. This heavily muscled
group has also driven in 76 runs.
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Defensively the Saurians can
call upon their outstanding sopho sophomore
more sophomore receiver Paul Booher and
captain Geissinger, who is one of
the top outfielders in the league.
Sure handed McGriff leaves
little to be desired at first, and
Fleming and Smith patrol the
left and right acres of Perry
Field like sheep dogs keeping
their flock.
McGriff Leads Batters
McGriff, who is literally a
blond bomber, still holds the bat batting
ting batting lead with a creditable .366
mark. The fleet first-sacker also
leads in doubles production with
eight.
Ellenburg remains in conten contention
tion contention for the individual batting
title, with a respectable .350 av average.
erage. average. The hot comer guard guardian
ian guardian also leads Fullers club in
round trippers, with three to
his credit.
Geissinger follows this front
running pair, hitting at a .333
clip. The swift centerfielder is
also runnerup in the doubles de department
partment department with five, and in RBl's
with 17.
The muscular left handed po power
wer power hitter, Smith (The Smasher),
still leads in the runs batted battedin
in battedin category with an 18 total. He
also has pounded out two tape tapemeasure
measure tapemeasure home runs.
Eastern Problem
The outcome of the Auburn-

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Florida series and the Georgia-
Georgia Tech clashes in Atlanta,
being played this same weekend,
will decide who represents the
eastern division in the SEC chain,
pionship playoff against the wes.
tern division kingpineither Ala.
bama or Mississippi.
Should either the Orange and
Blue or the Tigers sweep the
current series, they would also
annex the eastern crown. How However,
ever, However, if the Plainsmen and the
Gators split and the Remblin
Wrecks engineer two wins from
the Bulldogs, then Tech would
grab the division title.
A third alternative is and
follow this closely should all
three contenders, Auburn. Flori Florida
da Florida and Tech, lose one of their
remaining pair of contests, then
the Saurians and the Plainsmen
would be deadlocked for the top
spot.
A tie for the lead may result
in either a playoff game, or Au Auburn
burn Auburn coiild choose to forfeit their
share of the crown, du e to their
current suspension by the N NCAA.
CAA. NCAA.
Regardless of the outcome, it
should prove to be one helluva
a baseball weekend for Gator
fans.
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