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Volume 51, Number 49

Von Braun Urges
More Education
1,800 Hear Army's Top Man Cite
Need In U.S. Russian Competition
Gator Staff Writer
The U. S. Armys top missile and space expert, Dr.
Wernher von Braun, urged more emphasis on educa education
tion education in the U. S. outer-space race with the Soviet Union
as he spoke to an over-capacity audience of about 1,800
in the University Auditorium Friday night.

The German born scientist
(now a naturalized U. S. citizen)
declared, More than ever be before,
fore, before, our educational system has
become the bulwark of our cher cherished
ished cherished freedoms. We cannot afford
to have scientists and engineers
who, in their fields, are inferior
to theii Soviet counterparts.
Pressure on Students
- V
'Book Banning'
Petitions Stalled
In Legislature
An attempt to present two peti petitions
tions petitions protesting the recent book
banning bill .introduced to the
state legislature was stalled last
Friday when the Education com committee
mittee committee which was hearing testi testimony
mony testimony on the bill, adjourned so
its members could attend the
meeting of the House, consider considering
ing considering re apportionment.
The petitions, an informal pe petition
tition petition signed by 2,200 UF stud students
ents students and an Executive Council
Mann, Chairman of the Education
Committee, according to Henry
Bassett, student government secre secretary
tary secretary of publications.
Bassett and Bruce Barnhill,
Secretary of Insurance, will re return
turn return to Tallahassee to present
the official Student Government
resolution when the Education
committee re convenes Wed Wednesday.
nesday. Wednesday.

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Speaker Defends Supreme
Court, Hits 'Curb Attempts'
Criticisms and attempt* to curb th* U, 8. Supreme Court* juris jurisdiction
diction jurisdiction can and will take their toll on the integrity and indepen independence
dence independence of our judiciary unless right thinking members of the bar and
body politic come to the defense of the court, a prominent Wash Washington
ington Washington attorney and University of Florida alumnus warned Saturday

Albert Brick, addressing stud student*
ent* student* and faculty at the Law Re Reviews
views Reviews banquet at the Holiday
Inn, said, Hard decisions al always
ways always make hard law with which
we as citixens have the right to
disagree but not to disobey.
Yet while we disagree we
Should not allow the destruction
of our judicial system, nor allow
conditions to become so intoler intolerable
able intolerable for our justices so as to de destroy
stroy destroy courage and independence
on their part, he continued.
System Will Shine
Brick predicted failure for ef efforts
forts efforts in Congress to curb the Su Supreme
preme Supreme Court's jurisdiction. H e
declared America's judicial sys system
tem system will shine as a bright star
when the present storm subsides
Drawing on Thomas Jefferson
for support, Brick questioned
whether the court should be rig*
Idly bound by precedent.
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He spoke of the intense con concentration
centration concentration of the Soviet scient scientists
ists scientists and scientists to-be on their
single channel careers in
which ihe students face the pos possibility
sibility possibility of washing out unless
they achieve their goads on their
scale up the ladders of scientific
The only place in this country
where this survival of the fittest
technique is fully employed is
the military academies which
produce men with the objective
of surviving in mortal combat.
He compared this with the us usual
ual usual temptations of the average
American Lo become a success successful
ful successful businessman without college
and rise in a system of free en enterprise.
terprise. enterprise. In Russia it is pass the
examinations or be prepared for
a life in the lower strata of so society
ciety society permanently.
Party Line Only
All the news the Russians have
to keep up with are. the cyclic
fluctuations of the party line. It
may even be healthier not to
develop too strong a personal op opinion
inion opinion on matters not related to
his immediate profession.
In order to be sound citizens
in a free nation, our knowledge
and interests must embrace a
vastly larger area and extend
beyond narrow professional oc occupations.
cupations. occupations.
He said we must learn and work
harder than the men behind the
Iron Curtain, and search our
minds and souls to see if we
have faced up to the challenge
of the Space Age.
Von Braun Determined
Having survived one dictator dictatorship,
ship, dictatorship, and having enjoyed the pri privileges
vileges privileges of American citizenship
(Continued on Page THREE)

and minds of men in this cold
war with the cunning, ungodly
communists, we must display
moral fiber to the world by pre preserving
serving preserving and defending a courage courageous.
ous. courageous. fearless independent judici judiciary
ary judiciary even though we may from
time to time disagree with its
Blasts Power Curbs
The attempt to curb the pow power*
er* power* of the court should be stren strenuously
uously strenuously opposed and blocked as it
is an attempt to brainwash, inti intimidate,
midate, intimidate, and destroy our present
judicial system, Brick declared.
Former law professor and Law
Review faculty adviser George
John Miller, a Miami attorney,
presented the Gertrude Brick Me Memorial
morial Memorial Law Review Apprentice
Prise for last falls semester to
Edward B. (Ned) Davis, Jr., law
junior frt>m West Palm Beach.

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UF Student Group
Questions Stallings

Something has got to be done is what Rep. George
B. Stallings, Jr. of Jacksonville said Friday when ques questioned
tioned questioned about his book burning bill. He made the
statement during a 2 hour discussion with a group of
students from the University of Florida.

Symphonic Band
Presents Final
Twilight Concert
The final Twilight Concert of
the current semester will be pre presented
sented presented by the combined Univer University
sity University of Florida Symphonic and
Concert Bands on the Plaza of
the Americas cm the campus at
6:45 p.m. tomorrow.
The concert will be conducted
by Director of Bands. Reid Poole,
; and Assistant Director, Richard
* W. Bowles.
Children in the audience win be
featured in the concert as they
march around the plaza to Edwin
Franko Goldmans Childrens
March. The childrens marching
group will be led by Gator Band
Majorette, Kathy Knadle.
Moppets who have majorette
, batons are invited to bring them
|to be carried in their featured
I march.
A trombone trio made up of
; Robert Gunn. Richard Dewey and
j Dorothy Loomis will present the
sparking novelty Whirligig.
Band features will include the
old time favorite Raymond Over Over!
! Over! ture by Thomas, the Modern
Rhapsody Headlines by* Carl Carlton
ton Carlton Oolby. and the scintilating
Kiddie Ballet by Ralph Her Hermann.
mann. Hermann.

University of Florida, Gainesville, FloridaTuesday, May 12, 1959

Some of the students were
members of the group that or organized
ganized organized the rally and circulated
the protest petition on campus
last week.
The group included Harvey
Green, Ron Hoyt, Marshall Mad Maddox,
dox, Maddox, Harrison Murphy, and Miss
Charlee Van leve.
According to Murphy, Rep. Sta Stallings
llings Stallings admitted that his bill ",
. may not be the right answer,
but something has got to be
Stallings gave the group a copy
of a statement which he made
at a hearing of the bill.
It said,. It seems strange that
whenever anything favorable was
said about this bill, it was re referred
ferred referred to as Senator Hodges
brainwashing curb bill, but the
controversial publicity referred to
it as Representative Stallings
book burning bill!
Murphy said, Stallings also in indicated
dicated indicated that he has not kept up
with the papers lately.*
Green added that Stallings was
concerned that the newspapers
have been twisting the objectives
of the bin.
Difficult to Decide
The statement. also said, It
is certainly true that it is dif difficult
ficult difficult to legislate what book s
should or should not be used.
There would be no need for such
legislation if those who were re responsible
sponsible responsible for choosing the books
did not choose objectional books!
(Continued on Page THREE)

The Cheats of Scapin'
To Open Tomorrow
Gator Staff Writer
Florida Player's open tomorrow with Moli ores non-gravitational
comedy, The Cheats of Scapin, at Norman Hall Auditorium.

Director John Van Meter com comments,
ments, comments, Its a circusa circus be because
cause because its been fun to work on
and we hope itll be a circus for
the audience!
The title role, Scapin, is cavor cavorted
ted cavorted by Mickey Tarler, lUC from
Fort Lauderdale. T&rler appeared
briefly in Pirendellas Right
You Are! (If You Think You Are)
It* very exciting and reward rewarding
ing rewarding to come from a one line walk walkon,
on, walkon, to the lead. Tarter com commented.
mented. commented.
The play, set in Naples in the
late 17 century, concerns chiefly
four young lovers who find them themselves
selves themselves betrothed to the wrong peo people,
ple, people, and the antics of the wily
manservant, Seapin, as he tries to
unravel the dilemma.
Young lover Octavio is played
by Ray Parker, 2UC from Miami.
This* is Parker's first appearance
in a Florida Players production.
( He hopes to go into radio-TV.
I Leander, in tov with Zerbinet Zerbinetta,

Three Die
In Head-On
Auto Wreck
Three Sigma Nus, home homeward
ward homeward bound for Mothers
Day, were killed in a head headon
on headon smash-up about 50 miles
south of Kissimmee, Thurs Thursday
day Thursday night.
Highway Patrolman Otis Listin Listinger
ger Listinger said an automobile driven by
J. P. Sullivan of Atlanta swerved
into the wrong lane and struck the
students' car. Listinger said a
whisky bottle was in the seat be beside
side beside Sullivan and there was an od odor
or odor of alcohol in the car.
The dead students are Horace B.
Huddle, Jr., 19, freshman from
Coral Gables; Hyatt W. Hadley,
Jr., 19, also a freshman from Cor Coral
al Coral Gables and Joe Pucciarelli, 19,
sophomore from West Palm
Beach, owner and driver of the
A fourth student Barry Swic Swickle,
kle, Swickle, 19, freshman from Miami
Beach and member of Tau Epsilon
Phi riding in the death car was in injured
jured injured and taken to the Orange
Memorial Hospital in Orlando.
Lester Hale, dean of men, said
doctors listed Swickles injuries as
multiple fractures of the pelvis,
knee and femur; and possible in internal
ternal internal injuries. He was taken off
the critical list Friday night.
Sullivan also was injured, so
badly a drunkometer test could
not be given. He was hospitalized
in Kissimmee. Officers said char charges
ges charges probably would be filed
against Sullivan, if he recovers.

Selected Groups
Present Brahms'
Requiem Tonight
The combined voice* of 125
University of Florida singers, se selected
lected selected from the Mens and Wo Womens
mens Womens Glee Clubs, the Choral Un Union
ion Union and the University Choir,
backed by the music of 80 mem members
bers members of the University Symphony
Orchestra, will present?
Brahms Requiem tonight at
8:15 in the University Auditor Auditorium.
ium. Auditorium.
The performance will star solo soloists
ists soloists Sherrye Wooley and John
Powell and will include memb members
ers members of the faculty and commun community.
ity. community.
Miss Wooley, a junior from St.
Petersburg, has starred in pro productions
ductions productions of Brigadoon and the
Powell, a member of the mu music
sic music faculty at Douglass College,
Rutgers University, was former formerly
ly formerly from Winter* Park. He has
specialized in oratorio works with
the New York Oratorio Society
and in operatic performances at
New York premiers.
Director Elwood Keister has
led the University Choir' in con concert
cert concert tours and is a former mem member
ber member of the Robert Shaw Chorale.
He received his masters degree
at Eastman School of Music and
his doctorate at Columbia Uni University.
versity. University.
Brahms composition, A Ger German
man German Requiem, was selected
from texts of the German Bible.
The oratorio was written in ded dedication
ication dedication to the composers mother
and was first performed n com completion
pletion completion 90 years ago. It estab established
lished established Brahms as a master com composer.
poser. composer.
The Department of Music is
sponsor. Admission will be free
to the public.

ta, Zerbinetta, la played by Doug Fields, 4As
from Avon Park, Fla. Fields has
also appeared in Street Scene*
and Right You Are! (If You
Think You Are).
Zerbinetta, Leanders gypsy
sweetheart, is played by Esther
Stein, ?UC from North Miami
Beach. Miss Stein plans to go into
secondary education and eventual*
ly teach college dramatics.
Commenting on her role, Zer Zerbinetta
binetta Zerbinetta is the kind of character
Ive always wanted to playshe's
the epitome of effervescense and
the free spirits of the world!
Hyacinths, Octavios beloved, is
played by Bunny Rosenaon, 2UC.
Miss Rosenaon appeared recently
im Blood Wedding.
Silvester, Scapin* cohort. Is
played by Don Dobrin, 4As from
Jacksonville. Dobrin has appeared
in Street Scene, Blood Wed Wed(Continued
(Continued Wed(Continued ea Page THREE)

Campus Party Wants
Honor Court To Block
Unauthorized Cabinet

3 Students Expelled
For Part In Rioting
Gator Staff Writer
Three University students have been expelled and
another suspended for their part in the Wednesday riot
that resulted in two injuries and two arrests.

Dean of Men Lester Hale stated
that a number of other cases axe
scheduled to go before the faculty
disciplinary committee. He de declined,
clined, declined, however, to estimate the
number of cases because as he put
it, identifications are still under underway
way underway from photographs taken at the
recent riot.
The three students expelled were
Robert R. Mahan, Coleman Fresh Freshman;
man; Freshman; Mike B. Morgan, Miami so sophomore;
phomore; sophomore; and Terry K. Bishop,
Wooster, Ohio Freshman. A Fort
Lauderdale Senior in Engineering,
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Sings Tonight
Student Faces
Fondling Charge
University erf Florida sopho sophomore
more sophomore Willard S. Hines was charg charged
ed charged Friday with fondling a 13-year 13-yearold
old 13-yearold girl.
According to the Gainesville
Police Hines was arrested Fri Friday
day Friday night by Detective Lt. R. E.
Angel and Detective W. E. Walk Walker,
er, Walker, who witnessed the incident.
Police said Angel and Walker
were driving in the 300 block of
N. Main St. when they saw some someone
one someone grab one of two girls who,
were walking the opposite way
down the sidewalk.
City Police turned the case ov over*
er* over* to the county sheriffs depart department.
ment. department. Hines was released on a
SI,OOO dollar bond set by alach alachua
ua alachua County Judge H. H. McDon McDonald,
ald, McDonald, according to Sheriff Jos

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Lawrence Herbert was suspended
until February of 1960.
Morgan, an eighth semester so sophomore,
phomore, sophomore, on academic probation,
was arrested during the riot. Ma Mahan
han Mahan was also held by the Campus
police after an abortive rush by
the rioters in an attempt to break
through the cordon of student lead leaders
ers leaders and campus police. Bishop was
taken into custody after being
identified as one of those in the
front ranks of the rioters.
Herbert was identified as one of
the rioters, but not as one of the
Commenting on the severity of
punishment handed out by the dis disciplinary
ciplinary disciplinary committee compared to
that of last years riots, Dean Hale
stated that they were commen commensurate
surate commensurate with the students partici participation
pation participation in the riot.
The Dean pointed out that last
year a number of students were
arrested who actually had little
to do with the riot. Only one stu student
dent student was actually expelled for last
years riot.
Hale added that action on cases
of students involved In the riot
was much more speedy than in
last years riot.
The riot Wednesday was touched
off by a power failure and resulted
in an abortive attempt to storm
the girls dormitory. A number o i
student leaders and campus police
plainclohes men formed a cordon
in front of the girls dorm and con continually
tinually continually repulsed the rioters char charges.
ges. charges.
Dale Emsberger lUC, rioter
who was injured, is recovering
from a lacerated forehead. Hale
stated that no action would be tak taken
en taken against him at this time. He
added that he would see Emsber Emsberger
ger Emsberger after he had recovered to de determine
termine determine if any action should be
brought against him.
Trianon Elocti Officers
For Next September
T&mi Cole, education major
from Miami, was elected presi president
dent president at Trianon, womens leader leadership
ship leadership honorary in elections this
Other officers for the next year
are: vice-president, Linda Dick Dickinson,
inson, Dickinson, Winter Haven; secretary,
Carolyn Smith, Jacksonville; trea treasurer,
surer, treasurer, Laura Coe, Fort Walton
Beach; historian, Joanne Weiss,
Miami Beach; banquet chairman,
Amelia Macy, Carol Gables.

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Validity of Ripley
Undergoes Test
Gator Staff Writer
A petition to prevent
Student Body President
Joe Ripley from appoint appointing
ing appointing students to temporary
Cabinet Positions without
approval of the executive
council was presented for a
preliminary Honor Court
hearing Monday.
The Banner and Campus poli political
tical political parties have been squab squabbling
bling squabbling over cabinet appointments
since the recent elections when
Banner took the top Student Gov Government
ernment Government posts and Campus swept
into a near two- thirds majori majority
ty majority in the executive council.
Ripley proposed a cabinet fill filled
ed filled solely with members from
his own political party. Campus
Party spokesmen have stated
they will fight the approval of
this cabinet until they are grant granted
ed granted an equitable amount of cabi cabinet
net cabinet members.
Ripley, after the executive
council failed to approve his pro proposed
posed proposed cabinet while voting along
strict party lines, has indicated
he will either appoint Commis
sioners to fill the same postT
or just allow the people he des designates
ignates designates to do the work.
Based on Constitution
The Campus Party i basing
its petition on the phrase in the
Student Government Constitution
which states. "The president
shall appoint, with concurrence
of two- thirds of the executive
council members present, the fol following
lowing following administrative officers.
Campus Party members are
using as a precedent an advisory
opinion handed down before, dur during
ing during a similar incident, by the
Board of Masters, student advis advisory
ory advisory group on legal matters to
the Chancellor of the Honor
Court, which said: The use of
the word shall in the absence
of other considerations indicates
the Imposition of a mandatory
duty on the President.
The opinion continued, To al allow
low allow the President to make valid
acting or temporary appoint appointments
ments appointments without the apprval of the
Executive Council would permit
him to circumvent to a large ex extent
tent extent the express provision of the
Grounds for Impeachment**
Bill Norris, Campus Party co cochairman
chairman cochairman when asked what he
thought would happen if the Hon Honor
or Honor Court decision went against
Ripley and he decided to disre disregard
gard disregard it, said It would seem to
(Continued on Page THREE)


Page 2

Children Run-Adults Inquire

Two men made new§ at the Univer University
sity University of Florida last week. They have
both done much work in Florida and
both had something to say about
Communism and education.
"But here the similarities end.
Rep. George B. Stallings, Jr. of
Duval County is a native born Ameri American.
can. American. He advocates States Rights and
believes that strong nationalism must
be taught by supressing all books that
do not glorify the United States.
Dr. Wemher von Braun, head of
the U. S. Army's Redstone Arsenal
w a s bom in Germany. He has be become
come become a naturalized citizen. He believ believes
es believes in federal aid to education and that
an awareness of world affairs and a
knowledge of the achievements of
Russia are necessary in order to be a
free citizens.
Both literary censorship of the type
proposed by Rep. Stallings and
schools sponsored by the central gov government
ernment government to a far more extreme de degree
gree degree than that suggested by Dr. von
Braun are part of the Russian way of
But an examination of the results
of these two ideas lead to startling
A list of the great powers in his history
tory history that have developed into extreme
nationalist states with complete dis disregard
regard disregard for and disinterest in other
ways of life is a role call of empires
that have crumbled shortly after afterwards.
wards. afterwards. They have gone down either
because of extreme nationalism com combined
bined combined with decay from within caused
by complacency and thus fallen host
to invaders, or because of extreme na nationalism
tionalism nationalism combined with greed for
more wealth. Russia survives today
because she has held her greed just
short of the point that divides war
from peace. If she ever crosses that
line she will be destroyed along
with the rest of the world.
She will not fall from within be because
cause because her people are struggling
mightily toward a goal a raised
standard of living. They simply have haven't
n't haven't the time to be complacent.
On the other hand, Russia has pro produced
duced produced ponderous results through her
state educational system.


Toward a Better Year at the University

There are some of us who
wish the malignant iceberg of
this school year would melt,
trickle across the face of the
calendar and evaporate into
The University, OUR Univer University
sity University has made the NEWS this
year and it was a case of no
news is good news, this time.
The Johns probe into morali morality
ty morality and the sapping of our vitali vitality
ty vitality as 16 of our students met
violent death through highway
tragedy, suicide and other eq equally
ually equally tragic circumstances
made the news this year. They
werent statistics they were
This was newa for the papers
but tragedy for ua who look
at empty classroom seats and
vaoant spaces once occupied by
deported room mates. We
bow our heads and pause a
moment and then continue on
in our headlong madness
to keep the University in the
public eye.
Ite been a year of bucking
tiie book burning bill and a
year o t the Chancellorahip con controversy
troversy controversy end a year when
the SAE lion was painted black
by SAEs.
Last week, the presses rolled
on, and the University made
more news.
The University had a right
In be proud of Tuesday eve evenings
nings evenings peaceful protest meet meeting,
ing, meeting, of the warm and interest interested
ed interested reception of the top missile
expert. Dr. Wernher von Braun
Friday night, with its mature
- questions and obvious interest
in our nations future on the
part of the students.

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Her advances in science as applied
to the arms and outer space races are
too well known to reiterate here.
Her advances in other branches of
science are equally startling. Dr. von
Braun pointed out in his lecture that
the number of doctors in Russia per
capita population far exceeds that of
the United States.
Only the foolhardy would deny that
her standard of living is rising at an
amazing rate. Her production in all
fields is increasing much faster than
it ever did in the United States or
To ignore Russia by refusing to read
about her is to turn our backs on a
monster and hope that it will go
-What will happen in America if the
ideas of these two men were incor incorporated
porated incorporated into our way of life ?
Federal aid to education in the form
advocated by Dr. von Braun would in infringe
fringe infringe on States Rights. But the coun country
try country is more than a collection of states.
The country as a whole could not help
but gain. And in todays world there
can be little doubt about whether the
state or the country is more import important.
ant. important.
His idea would cause bitterness
among those whose professions did not
receive aid. This is unfortunate. But
once again it is necessary to ask our ourselves
selves ourselves about the relative importance
between the free individual and the
free country. There can be only one
And what would happen if our
books were banned?
The country has already settled in into
to into a dull state of complacency. To
glorify the United States by hiding
her mistakes and by ignoring the rest
of the world is to place her in grave
To bury our head in the sand is
to expose ourselves to an enemy who
has already shown that it is willing
to take advantage of every weakness
that we display. A country cannot
make wise decisions about an enemy
that it does not understand. The con consequences
sequences consequences of a band on books could
destroy the American way of life.
Children run from the unknown.
Adults inquire about it.D.C.

The University also had a
right to be proud of ita 18 sen seniors
iors seniors tapped last week for Phi
Beta Kappa. These evidently
thought enough of their educa educational
tional educational pursuits and opportuni opportunities
ties opportunities to follow them all the way
to the top.
But right in the middle of
the week, like an ugly blot of
ink across an engineer s draw drawing,
ing, drawing, Wednesdays sensei ea s
siege, the Unrighteous Riot
appeared, and reared above the
mature events of the week like
Mt. Etna above the low hills
of Sicily.
A little friendly tom foolery
and playful milling around was
expected as .restless, tension tensionfilled
filled tensionfilled students were turned out
of their dorms by a power fail failure,
ure, failure, but flowing blood is not
playful and expulsions are not
No prais i* due the vagrant
army streaming across the
campus toward the darling
dorm dwellers. No brilliant
campaigning was necessary.
None was evident as the herd
influence took over and the ani animal
mal animal element arose.
No special intellectuality was
required to stay in the
ranks of the misguided Ga Gator
tor Gator Raider* or to raise ani animal
mal animal grunts and um-gowah
cries against the campus forc forces
es forces of law and order. None was
No valor or bravery accrued
to the heavers of Ooke bottles
at street lamps or hunks of
concrete at whoever was in the
aray. Just a little muscle and
power and the missies are on
their way to do their damned damnedest
est damnedest
No Purple Heart can be

Tuesday, May 12, 1959

awarded to the unfortunate
student target of one of the
concrete blocks for the red blood
he shed on Broward lawn and
none for the student deputy for
his injuries.
Perhaps the words of the in injured
jured injured participant will be record recorded
ed recorded for posterity: Stay the hell
away from riots, he said un under
der under a canopy of bandage.
No awards, ribbons or med medals
als medals can be given to Wed Wednesdays
nesdays Wednesdays beseigers of Broward
for their Nebbishly Neanderthal
ted for glory only expulsions
and suspensions and bandages
where applicable.
The real heroes, as in the
Westerns, were the good
guys, th# forces of law and
order: Stumpy Harris, IFC
President, for his truly valiant
stand and sensible, sometimes
force.bis persuasion of many
rioters; many other IFC and
student government officers,
some members of the admin administration.
istration. administration. and the police: cam campus.
pus. campus. student police, and Gain Gainesville
esville Gainesville police, who sensibly wore
plain clothes, kept back the
tear gas and belligerency and
generally waged a much more
organised and effective cam campaign
paign campaign than lest time against
the senseless rioting.
It Is certainly natural for the
U. 8. male, in these tense times,
to be interested in anything di diverting,
verting, diverting, exciting or smacking
of combat. Friendly water fights,
wrestling matches and rugged,
knock down drag out intra intramural
mural intramural football games have al always
ways always been part of the campus
scene and supposedly always
will be.
But rock-throwing and Coke Cokebottle
bottle Cokebottle throwing are not part of
campus life and, by God, never
will rightfully be. A rock or a
Coke bottle can maim, Mind or
kill. We dont need any experi experiments
ments experiments on this it has been
proven in sensei ese gang fights
So, fellow Goechies, lets keep
the rocks In the rock gardens
and the Coke bottles in the
Coke racks.
This is a Universitya darn
good one, with a top Medical
and many other aspects that
we can rightfully be proud at.
We can nullify much of this
senseless actions such as last
Studying doesnt make newa.
but |et s get this semester over
with and be ready for a better
one to come. Let s dust off the
books sad get with it.

*y > ~v
'Patience, Dearie'

Blasts Idealism of Columnist Cruse

Where are you going, Don
Cruse; or, more correcUy,
where did you come from?
In the hope that Mr. Cruse is
not following the will of God
alongside his conception of
America, it might be well to ex examine
amine examine his and some of the other
emotional-type viewpoints con concerning
cerning concerning the United States.
In every period of time, one
finds fervent idealists who are
reminiscent of a man peering
thru dark eyeglasses at the set setting
ting setting sunaU he can see is the
bright light.
These people are very much
akin to the reformers who push
social change according to ab abstract
stract abstract ideals, and possess spark sparkling,
ling, sparkling, pure white conceptions of
good and bad that unfortunately
do not exist save in the turbulent
recesses of their minds.
In short, they are unrealistic
and shortsighted.
Often, when they pursue these
Meals, the results are disaster disasterous.
ous. disasterous. Prime Minister Chamber Chamberlain
lain Chamberlain operated c a unilateral
basis toward Germany in the
early 3os seeking peace at any


Whatever Could be Gained
Would Not Equal Losses


Shame Florida, shame. While
the State it trying everything
within Its power to take away
your liberty, while a lopsided
legislature is attempting to re remove
move remove what little freedom you
have left after McCarthy, while
everything you say you stand
for is being destroyed, you sit
and watch.
It doesnt take a bill that will
tell you what you are allowed to
read to arouse you; it doesnt
take a law that anil disqualify
your privilege as a voter to stir
you; it doesnt take a committee
to incite you; it doesnt take a
group of men that try and tell
you what to say and what not
to say to move you.
It doesnt take a Char be
Johns or a group of ignorant
legislators to cause you to see
what is happening in front of
your eyes sad become so dis disturbed
turbed disturbed that you will rebel on
masse against it. No, these
things are too abstract. It takes
something physical, something
simple that you can compre comprehend.
hend. comprehend. It takes a power failure.
Wednesday night, when the
power went off, the natural
thing to do was to gather and
lot off some steam. Os course!
But doesnt it seem natural to
try and protect yourself from a
State that is growing in power
and function?
Bull S-t, that is the cry at
the Florida student.
What does it take to arouse
this cry? Simply a midnight
movie, or some flunkee that has
nothing to lose by being expell expelled
ed expelled from school by inciting a
As 1 sit here writing, I hear
the shouts of Florida's future

He's Happier After Counseling;
Says UF Needs Psychiatrists

While talking with a doctor at
he infirmary, we discussed the
fact that a majority of the stu students
dents students who come to the infirmary
are coming simply beer use they
are neurotic. Some come as of often
ten often as 50 to 100 times a semes semester,
ter, semester, each time having something
Afferent wrong with them.
What good is it ooing to do to
produce educated people if, be because
cause because of an emotional problem
or srhatever, they art not well
adjusted people? I am not refer referring
ring referring to people who are mentally
sick but to the common every
day person who has an adjust adjustment
ment adjustment problem (as inferiority
feelings, fears, phobias, abnor abnormal
mal abnormal inhibitions, etc.) which, if
not dash with now, may hinder
the person from functioning at
his best and at his hspriest in his

costwhen the realistic con conception
ception conception of the period demanded
dirty" power politics in a sys system
tem system of hard and fast alliances.
The final dismissal of the
peace" Meal almost came
too lat*.
Mr. Cruse, In a beautiful,
over-written eloquence, would
have had the United States rush
into Hungary to aid in the rec recent
ent recent revolt thus almost certainly
precipating another world war.
Things are just not as simple
as all thatTwentieth Century
to the contrary. One does not
blindly follow an Meal when the
interests of the nationand the
worlddictate otherwise.
This is not to say that Ameri American
can American foreign policy is as spotless
as Mr. Cruses question marks.
It is not.
But the major part of the diffi difficulty
culty difficulty has arisen from just such
an attitude as exemplified by my
colleague on this newspaper:
following abstract ideals when
the national interests demand
something else.
In the early part of the 20th
century, it was isolationism";
a withdrawal from the evil

leaders. . Bull S~t. There
are only two things that can re result
sult result from this demonstration:
destruction and trouble. Destruc Destruction
tion Destruction of benches, time, and the
prestige of being a Florida grad graduate.
uate. graduate. Trouble mostly for the in innocent
nocent innocent followers.
Taken on a simple balance,
the destruction and trouble
caused weighed against the
possible gains of the demon demonstration
stration demonstration could never balance out
on an honest scale. An intelli intelligent
gent intelligent person might weigh the
merits before electing to partici participate
pate participate in a demonstration of this
sort. Apparently, the outside
world must be forced to conclude
the obvious Florida students
must not be intelligent.
If only the students could real realize
ize realize how a demonstration of this
sort softens the voice of the Uni University
versity University as a whole. If they
could see what they have done,
they would need be ashamed.
A demonstration, such as the
one held in the plaza Tuesday,
loses all significance now be because
cause because the legislature need only
to point to Wednesday's demon demonstration
stration demonstration and say, Dont pay any
attention to thoee kids; they
dont know anything.
Florida men need be ashamed
when they destroy so much to
gain so little. It wont be long
before a University of Florida
degree and ten cents will get
you a good cup of coffee. Lets
cut out the foolishness, and lets
think a little before flying off
on a tangent Take a look at the
people that are leading you.
Make sure that what you stand
to gain is worth more then
what you are going to lose.
A1 Kolwics

Bull S-t." There

To fulfill an ever-growing
need, I believe (after having al also
so also talked with a University psy psychiatrist)
chiatrist) psychiatrist) that the number of
University psychiatrists should
be enlarged to; 1) shorten the
long waiting lists; 2) allow the
doctors in the Infirmary more
time to administer medical care;
S) to provide counsellors for stu students
dents students who 'eel they would like
to have some competent person
with whom to talk about a per personal
sonal personal personality or emotional
I wrote this letter bocauee
through co; with a psy psychologist
chologist psychologist at this University for
three months. I am s much hap happier
pier happier person. & is also for this
reason that I do not want to sign
my name. 9


The Orthodoxy of the Non-Conformist

The Cult of Non-Conformity
should be written with capital
letters and distinguished from
individualists, the true non-con non-conformists,
formists, non-conformists, the true loner, and
last years in-group. (But not
this years. Last year this years
group would have been called
out. This year they are Just
shrugged off because in and
out like cool has reached the
masses and lost their mean meanings.)
ings.) meanings.)
Non-Conformity as practiced
by this group is a web of
ideals, a pseudo-philosophy that
is as catalouged and bureau bureaucratic
cratic bureaucratic as any group code ever
devised. Except their laws are
unwritten. They are perversions
of what originated as legitimate
ideas, ones that were almost
never absolute, and were recog recognised
nised recognised as having exceptions and
An example: One day, years
ago, when television was bom,
many people made the obvious
discovery that most of the pro programs
grams programs were directed at the
average intelligence of the peo people
ple people watching them. A short time

politics and power alliances of
those Europeans even
though the national interests of
the nation called for a greater
degree of international partici participation.
pation. participation.
Whenever we go to war, we
fight for freedom and liberty,
and it must always be all-out
as punishment for their terrible
This is all emotionalism, and
yet, it is very much a part of
U. S. foreign policy.
Actually, wh&t is especially
needed right now is an absorp absorption
tion absorption of evil war into our policy
as a standard elementso to
meet the limited war chal challenges
lenges challenges of Russia with something
besides the Strategic Air Com Command
mand Command in all-out effort. Many
writers have propounded this
This will, of course, necessi necessitate
tate necessitate a completely revised U. S.
conception of good" peace and
evil war. The, will have to
be considered rather as overlap overlapping
ping overlapping forma of the international
scenenot as separate, exclud excluding
ing excluding conditions.
Mr. Cruse speaks vaguely of
the evil of supporting tyranny
and the good of fighting evil,
and of fields anu forests and
clean air and a thousand other
empty conceptionswhen what
is really needed is concrete
thought and understanding and
realistic action.
Take off your dark glasses,
Mr. Cruse, and view the country countryside
side countryside as it really exists.
Frankly, yes, I am a little
frightened. But not from the
same thing. Im afraid of all the
idealistic zealots.

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"Porotroop Command"
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later these same people notic noticed
ed noticed that, like *ny other form
of inter tainment, television was
mildly habit forming. Thus we
have the basis for a Non-Con Non-Conformist
formist Non-Conformist law: 'Television is a
desease. Anyone who ever
watcbes it is a square and la
sick, sick, sick.
Another example: San Fran Francisco,
cisco, Francisco, New York, Chicago, etc,
etc, are more swinging see* l **
than Miami. '(Will whoever said
New Orleans please leave the
room.) The law? Man, Miami is
nothing. Nobody who is anybody
ever goes to Miami. Miami just
doesnt have it!"
Miami, of course, does have
it, if you know where to find it,
and that is true of any town
with a swinging atmosphere.
Which is to say nothing of
Miami Beach or Ft. Lauderdale,
which, if anything, have it even
more than Miami.
And they discover "HOWL
and On The Road almost
two years too la,te. And not real realizing
izing realizing who Ginsberg and Kerouac
were talking about, (Or not car caring),
ing), caring), decided to be Beat. They
are not willing to make the sac sacrifice
rifice sacrifice that are necessary to
reach this state of mental and
physical exhauston, but instead
use some obscure form of ra rationalisation
tionalisation rationalisation as an excuse for
mental laziness and general
To listen to their talk is to
hear regurgitated and hashed
half truths, platitudes, and
cliches interspersed with wrong wrongly
ly wrongly emphasized bits of poetry bat battered
tered battered between the participants
With all the nimbleness of a
rhinoceros, and broken only by
laughter at unwttty jokes poorly
told and wrongly directed.
An oustanding hallmark of the
N blindly accept any basic con concept
cept concept that is favorable to the
group. In this he would be no
worse than the mass man ex except
cept except that he makes a fantastic
show of deriving his beliefs ra rationally,
tionally, rationally, and yet he Is no more
aware of the true reasons for
them than is his opponent, the
mass man. For this he is
He will base his beliefs on
amotions as quickly as will the
mass man, but he will deny It.

Campos Max Stain I
CL (By the A ulkor of Rally Round Ou Flat, Boy! and,
V Barefoot Boy with Cheek.)
Beppo Schultz, boulevardier, raconteur, connoisseur, sportsman,
bon vivant, hail fellow well metin short, typical American
oollege mansmokes todays new Mariboroe.
"Why do you smoke todays new Mariboroe, hey?" a friend
recently asked Beppo Schuits.
"I smoke todays new Mariboroe, replied Beppe, looking ip
from his 2.9 litre L-head Hotchkiss drive double overhead cam camshaft
shaft camshaft British sports car, "because they are new.
"New? said the friend. "What do you meannew?"
"I mean the flavor's great, the filters improved, the cigarette
is designed for todays easier, breezier living, said Beppo.
"like this 2.9 litre L-head Hotchkiss drive double overhead
camshaft British sports car? asked the friend.
"Exactly, said Beppo.
Shes a beauty, said the friend, looking admiringly at the
car. "How long have you had her?
"Its a male, said Beppo.
"Sorry, arid the friend. "How long have you had him?*?
"About a year, said Beppo.
"Have you done a lot of work on him? asked the friend.
"OR, have I noil cried Beppo. I have replaced the pushmds
with a Roots type supercharger. I have replaced the torque with
a synchromesh. I have replaced the tachometer with a double
aide draft carburetor.
* "Gracious! exclaimed the. friend.
"I have replaced the hood with a bonnet, said Beppo.
"Land o Goshen! exclaimed the friend.
' "And I have put gloves in the glove compartment, "said Beppo.
Vale.'&i{t Veppo.
"My, you have been the busy one, said the friend. "You
must be exhausted
"Maybe a trifle, said Beppo, with a brave little smile.
"Know what I do when Im tired? mid the friend.
"Light a Marlboro? ventured Beppo.
Oh, pshaw, you guessed! said the friend, pouting.
"But it was easy, said Beppo, chuckling kindlily. "When the
eyelids droop and the musculature sags and the psyche m de depleted,
pleted, depleted, what ie more natural than to perk up with todays new
"A great new smoke with better makraa* and a great new
filter! proclaimed the friend, his young eyes glistening.
"Changed to keep paee with today's changing world T de declared
clared declared Beppo, whirling his arms m concentric circles. "A ciga cigarette
rette cigarette for a sunnier age, an age cl greater leisure and more beck beckoning
oning beckoning horisoner'
Now, tired but happy, Beppo aod Me friend lit Mariboroe and
smoked for a time m deep, silent contentment. At length the
friend spoke. "He certainly ie a beauty, he said.
"You mean my 2.9 hire L-head Hotchkiss drive double over overhead
head overhead camshaft British sports mr? Beppo.
Yes, said the friend. "How fast will he go?
rtarttr^ 1 Beppo. "I cant find the
If you'rooticktny mtth the good aJrf non-A/ter ctyrotto, you
Wffer thmmfMUniorri. mUd riekt fast, emoA*
mmh kg the#egple wha mmko ifsrfkoi

For this he is phoney.
He will loudly deny these
charges against him. For this h
Is phoney.
The Non-Conformist may seek
recognition (for he surely wants
this) through sensational spee speeches
ches speeches and in extremes, pure fab fabrication
rications fabrication not done as a form
of self amusement, but only m
an effort to be seen by those
he apes.
He may identify himself with
abaurb causes ranging from
Lets do away with washtubs!
to the all too familiar The end
o t the world is coming! prop prophesy.
hesy. prophesy.
Often he is the type who nevsr
loses an argument (in his own
eyes) because he will resort to
double talk and emotionalism.
He knows that h can accom accomplish
plish accomplish great deeds, but the only
fulfillment he gives them is
verbal. His reason of course
is that I dont have time.
But he is hard to identify by
symptoms. He could be any of
these things, or all of them. But
he always makes himself known
because he is phoney.
He is a sick person. He may
be in danger of becoming a
skid row character, or a very in insignificant
significant insignificant and unimportant per person
son person who has a minute amount
of authority and usee it to make
life as unbearable as possible
for those unluckly enough to
fall within his realm of power.
But the Non-Oonformist, if h*
ever becomes an individualist
will have as a background an
experience that will season his
judgment and stay his hand
from condemning too quickly.
For to move out from the group
and view them from a distance
brings an awareness that can cannot
not cannot be seen from within. To
break with the Non-Conformists
is to learn tolorance in the best
school available. The Non-Con Non-Conformist
formist Non-Conformist has already tasted a life
far richer and sweeter in many
ways than the mass mans little
world. If he does leave the
group he will not usually be
brittle and he is not apt to be
easily shocked.
The Non-Conformists will al always
ways always be & small group. It takes
guts to be one, for in the end
he is still a rebel, cause or no

Phi Beta Kappo Taps 18
Students For High Honors

Eightogo University of Florida
seniors have been selected for
membership in Phi Beta Kappa,
national honorary scholastic fra fraternity.
ternity. fraternity. Two faculty members will
also be initiated with the stu students.
dents. students.
Phi Beta Kappa is considered
the highest collegiate academic
honor and itfc members are chos chosen
en chosen from students in the College of
Arts and Sciences.
Seniors selected are Ronald F.
Wicks, Sebring; William R. Re Renuart,
nuart, Renuart, Ray W. Lanier, Miami;
Daniel Robert Graham, Hialeah;
David C. Brown, Immokalee;
Frank J. Strahsmeier. Darwin P.
Moradielloe, Louis Charles Wil Willard,
lard, Willard, Tampa; Judith Anne Bridg Bridges,
es, Bridges, Marilyn T. Schatfner, Homer
Kinzley, Jr., Gainesville.
Also tapped were Jo Anne Me-
Ewen and Jeremy G. Holee. Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville Beach; Jamea J. Dona Donaghy
ghy Donaghy and Carolyn B. Richards,
Jacksonville; Susan Norman Ric Richards,
hards, Richards, Winter Park; John R. Pur Purcell.
cell. Purcell. Jr., St. Augustine; and Ir Irving
ving Irving Kupfermann, Farmingdale,
N. Y.
University of Florida faculty
members to be initiated as alum alumni
ni alumni are Oscar F. Jones, associate
professor of foreign languages.

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and Frank E. Maloney, acting
dean of the College of Law.
A combined banquet and initia initiation
tion initiation for the group will be held on
the campus, May 15 with Thom**
D. Clark, head of the department
of history, University of Kentuc Kentucky,
ky, Kentucky, aa principle speaker.
Players Present
(Continued from Page ONE)
ding Star Wagon Family Por Portrait
trait Portrait Caucasian Chalk Circle
and many others.
Dobrln plans to do graduate
work at Northeastern University,
where h has an assistant for next
Os Silvester, Dobrin remarks,
I think my character is the clos closest
est closest portrayal to the dog, Snoopy,
in the Peanuts comic strip Ive ev ever
er ever seen!
Other members of the cast in include
clude include Joseph Keenan, Frank Blod Blodgett,
gett, Blodgett, Rose Levine, Frank Ranieri,
Wayne Cobb, A1 Wehlburg, and
John Leffingwell.
Tickets are on sale at the In Information
formation Information Booth across from the
Curtain time Wednesday and
Thursday nights is 7:30; on Friday
and Saturday 8 p. m.

Cabinet Petition
Filed With HC
(Continued From Page ONE)
me to be certainly grounds for
Luke McKissack, who is pre preparing
paring preparing the Banner Partys side
of the argument, said there is a
precedent established whereby
the President of the Student Body
used Commissioners. This alleg allegedly
edly allegedly happened during the 1953
54 regime.
We searched the Student Gov Government
ernment Government files and found Execu Executive
tive Executive Council files in sequence
back to the late 1940'5, said
McKissack, but for some strange
unknown reason, the files from
the 1953 54 Executive Council
had gone into hiding.
McKissack attributed the action
of the Campus Party to sour
Norris said the best course of
action for Ripley would seem
to be to appoint a cabinet ac acceptable
ceptable acceptable to two- thirds of the
executive council.
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Standing Room Only
It may not be the best seat in the house, but it certainly gives
me a good view during missile expert Wernher von Brauns
lecture Friday night. These two unidentified students were among
the many left standing room only when 1900 packed the Univer University
sity University auditorium.

Von Braun Cites Education Needs

(Continued From Page ONE)
and residence in this country
since 1945, said von Braun, I
am determined we must streng strengthen
then strengthen our claim to leadership of
the Free world with the eventual
objective of leading all men to
freedom. The audiences round roundly
ly roundly applauded.
He said the task of coping
with the Red menace is no long longer
er longer the exclusive responsibility of
soldiers and statesmen but in involves
volves involves every facet of our society
from religion and politics to in industry
dustry industry and education.
Portraits, Fraternity and
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Whart we are about to discover
and resolve, he said, is
whether a nation who rates its
home-run sluggers and its full fullbacks
backs fullbacks above its scientists and
philosophers, can meet the total
competition of agressive Com Communism
munism Communism and still' preserve its way
of life.
Advances In Outer Space
He then went into some of the
recent advances made in U. S.
efforts at space-tracking and
prt>bing, and some possibilities
for useful uses of outer space
vehicles in the future to further
finance research in space.
He concluded that the U. S.
must generate the will to
supremacey, stop telling the
world what it is against and more
of what it is for.
You cannot put a price-tag on
(scientific discoveries of a crucial
nature). Here is the tomorrow
youth wants to embrace, at the
threshhold of a momentous era,
said the missile head of the Red Redstone
stone Redstone Arsenal. Huntsville, Ala Alabama.
bama. Alabama.
Praises Campus Programs
I am confident that as more
of our educational institutions
conduct programs like that which
is carried on in this campus, we
shall begin to prepare for* the
new age.
Prior to the lecture there was
a ceremony unveiling a portrait
of the late John R. Benton, form former
er former Dean of the Universitys Col College
lege College of Engineering.
The lecture, a Benton Memorial
Lecture sponsored by the Univer University
sity University Lecture Series, concluded
with a closely packed reception
in Florida Unions Bryan Lounge.
'Final Fling' Hub Dance
Scheduled This Saturday
This Saturday a dance will be
held in the Hub rom 9-12 p.m.,
sponsored by the Florida Union
Dance Committee and the mens
Admission is free and music will
be provided by the Four Sharps.

Stallings Answers Questions

(Continued from Pace ONE)
It further stated that, T h e
bill is not primarly aimed at the
present objectionable books. Its
purpose is to set up a standard
of books which should not be used,
and to give the helpless parent
who is forced to see his child
studying a slanted, subversive
textbook, some recourse to do
something about it.
Rep. Stallings also gave the
student group a statement that
was reportedly written by a col college
lege college sophomore in defense of the
In part it said, It is well
known that history in Russia is
re written with every change
to the government or head of
State. The same subtle tech techniques
niques techniques used in indoctrinating a
good Communist are used in
many textbooks of today. They
paint the Communist view point
white and play down nationalism.
They play up the idea that ev eventually

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entually eventually the Communist idea will
During his discussion with the
students Stallings explained his
view on Communist thought in
Murphy said, Stallings in indicated
dicated indicated that in his opinion the
country is in danger of heavy
infiltration of communist
Stallings said that he did not
think that every third person
was a Communist, but that he
felt that Communists try to take
over key positions.
Murphy continued, I asked
him, Do you think that there are
any Communists to the Legisla Legislature?
ture? Legislature?
Stallings answered, The re
well may be!
Green added, Stallings indi indicated
cated indicated that much of this Com Communist
munist Communist thought is caused by such
schools as HaiVard, Princeton,
Columbia and Chicago.
The students reported that they
also asked Mrs. Stallings for her

views on the subject of banning
Murphy stated that he asked
her about a book in which a
map of the United States was
superimpposed over a map of
He said, I asked her if she
didnt believe that Russia was
three times as big as the United
States. She answered, Yes, but
you dont have to show it that
Miss Van Cleve said, Mrs.
Stallings told me of a case where
a student left the University of
Florida and refused to return
because, All the students teach teachers
ers teachers were Communists.
Stallings has offered amend amendments
ments amendments to his bill, but the students
stated that they were not able
to obtain a copy of the amend amendments
ments amendments before they left Tallahas Tallahassee.
see. Tallahassee.
However, Murphy said. The
words, ... or ever have been .
communists may be stricken from
the bill.

Diamond men, Netters Close Out Seasons on Dismal Note

Gator Nine, Tigers Split Pair,
Hand Jackets Eastern Crown
Gator Assistant Sports Editor
Florida and Auburn handed Georgia Tech the Southeastern Conference s eastern
division title over the past weekend, by splitting a two-game series at Perry Field.

A wrong -way sixth inning
double by Tiger shortstop Ben
Catchings, following a hearted dis discussion
cussion discussion over the umpires call at
third base, enabled the slick-field slick-fielding
ing slick-fielding Plainsmen to knock the base baseballing
balling baseballing Gators out of the SEC
divisional championship, 3-2, in
Friday afternoons contest.
The Orange and Blue of coach
Dave Fuller came back the fol following
lowing following day, however, to eliminate
the Tiger team, 4-2. Meanwhile,
the Yellow Jackets were busy
stinging Georgias Bulldogs twice,
6-2 and 12-7, at Atlanta.
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man batsman in the aeries, belted a two tworun
run tworun double in the third inning to
pace the victory.
Another soph, right hander
Rickey Smith, worked a little
more than seven innings and
hurled creditable ball, allowing
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only five hits and fanning four.
Don McCreary came on in the
stretch frame to wrap up the
ball game. The big Tallahassee
junior whiffed a pair of Tiger
stickmen and broke up a prom promising
ising promising Auburn rally by forcing
Catchings to hit into a fielders
choice and then fanning catcher
Horace Williams.
Catchings proved to be the
most troublesome Tiger in the
initial affair. The left-hand hit hitting
ting hitting shortstop knocked in all
three Plainsmen runs, with a pair
of fluke singles and his wrong wrongway,
way, wrongway, game winning two- baser.
Gator* Draw Blood
The Gators drew first blood
in the first frame as lead off
batter Perry McGriff greeted
winning pitcher Lloyd Nix with
a line shot to left field. The
blond bomber advanced on a
walk issued to Charley Smith, but
was immedateiy picked off sec second
ond second on a good move by Nix.
Smith moved up during the run rundown
down rundown and scored moments later
when Dale Landress singled.
Auburn evened things up in
the second stanza on two fluke
singles and an error. Tiger third thirdsacker
sacker thirdsacker Gerald George rifled a
shot to third which hit a rock
and bounced high and off hot hotcomer
comer hotcomer guardian Mickey Ellen Ellenburgs
burgs Ellenburgs shoulder. George pulled up
at second when Smith over ran
the ball out in left field.
One out and a walk later, Cat Catchings
chings Catchings came up with the first of
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his two key blows by cracking
a medium speed grounder to
the shortstop. The ball took a
crazy hop and literally jumped
over Lynn Howies glove, to send
the tying tally across the prate.
The Plainsmen unknotted the
close contest in the top of the
sixth. Gator nemesis Alan Koch
socked a scorching single to left,
George followed it up with an another
other another safety to center and Koch
set sail for third.
Gator captain Bobby Geiss*
inger fielded the ball clean and
fired a near perfect one hop
toss to third, seeking to cut off
the advancing Tigei*. Ellenburga
tag looked good to everyone ar around
ound around but umpire Shorty Piva,
as he flashed the safe 6ign and
set the stage for Catchings
clutch double.
UF Rallies in Ninth \
The Orange and Blue came
back strong in the ninth, as Nix
issued a walk to Fleming and
gave Booher his fourth consecu consecutive
tive consecutive single. Auburn coach Ers Erskine
kine Erskine Russell then called time,
noted Gator runners on second
and third with nobody out and
decided to send his ace spho sphomore
more sphomore jack-of-all-trades," Por Porter
ter Porter Gilbert, to the mound.
The lanky Gilbert, who had
been playing at first base, then
changed positions with Nix, and
proceeded to stop Floridas ral rally
ly rally just one heart breaking run
Gilbert forced pinch hitter
Bill Saba to hit a weak grounder
to Short, which plated Fleming
with the second run, but caught
Booher 1 in a run down between
second and third. Meanwhile, Sa Saba
ba Saba reached first safely.
Andy Jackson, another UF
pinch hitter, managed a Balti Baltimore
more Baltimore chop base hit, which put
the tying tally on second. Mc-
Griff, the leading Gator hitter,
responded with a hard shot up
the middle, but sure handed
Gilbert speared the blast and
turned it into a game ending
double play, with a toss to first
which barely nipped McGrtff.

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TAG THAT TIGER! Gator first-sacker Perry
McGriff squeezes the ball on an attempted pick-off
play near the end of last Saturday's Aubum-Florida
game. Tiger third baseman John McCree got back in
time to beat UF pitcher Don McCreary's throw. The
Gators won, 4-2, to even up the weekend's series.
Ryan, UF Swimming Coach,
Accepts West Point Position
Gator Sport* Writer
Jack Ryan, Floridas popular swimming coach, .resigned his
position to accept a similar post at the United States Military Acad Academy
emy Academy at West Point, New York, the Alligator learned recently.

Ryan, who has guided Gator
swim teams since 1951, has nev never
er never seen the Orange and Blue
finish lower than second in the
Southeastern Conference. During
his eight-year tenure, UF squads
have captured six conference
crowns and finished runnerup
twice, and have chalked up an
over all record of 51 wins, 21
losses and three ties.
Ryan has developed four All-
American swimmers during his
stay at Florida. Jim Borland and
Ted Robinson made the high highhonor
honor highhonor team from 1954s powerful
bank squad, while Craig White
turned the trick ki 55 and '56
and Phil Drake in 1957.
Bom in Pawtucket, Rhode
Island, coach Ryan attended high
school there, captained his prep
swim team and set several state
and New England standards that
still stand. H also attended Wor Worcester
cester Worcester Academy where he broke
the national prep school record
for the 440 yard freestyle event.
Ryan entered Ohio State in 1940

and was a member of OSUs
great 1943 team, which swept the
Big Ten, NCAA, and National A AAU
AU AAU indoor meets. He won the
Big Ten 440-yard freestyle this
same year and was named to the
All American collegiate squad
In 1942 and 43.
He dropped out of school in
1943 to enter the service and
served two years in the South
Pacific as a Marine lieutenant.
Returning to Ohio State in 1947,
Ryan swam with another national
champion Buckeye tank team.
Ryan is scheduled to report at
West Point on September 1. The
Cadets, whose swim teams are
among the nation's better squads,
compete in the Eastern League,
against such well known schools
as Harvard, Yale, Princeton,
Darmouth, Pennsylvania and
Woodruff, Moss
Extend Grid Pad
The young, but bitter, Florida-
Florida State football rivalry has
been extended through 1961, Bull
Gator Bob Woodruff announced
last Saturday.
Woodruff and Perry Moss, F F-BUs
-BUs F-BUs new head coach and ath athletic
letic athletic director, signed a contract
to play both games in Gaines Gainesville.
ville. Gainesville. Thus, Florida Field will be
the scene of the Gator Seminole
battle for four straight years,
counting last falls fray and the
coming up 1959 affair.
The prime reason for schedul scheduling
ing scheduling the game in Gatorland is the
small capacity of States Doak
Campbell Stadium, which holds
only about half as many fans as
42,000 seat Florida Field.
The Gators got off to a good
start in the inaugural game last
year, winning 21-7. It was report reported
ed reported that FSU was unhappy over
their share of the receipts, as
well as the contests outcome.
The Seminoles received a flat
$20,000, while It is rumored that
Florida grossed some $85,000, as
a record 43,000 fans flooded the
turnstiles. Terms of the new con contract
tract contract were not released to the
press, but Moss is reported as
saying the new contract is .
very fair for FSU.
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Racquetmen Finish Fifth in SEC;
Freshman Team Sweeps Honors

Tulanes tennis machine
shifted "into high gear in the
Southeastern Conference tour tournament
nament tournament over the past weekend,
and rolled to its ninth consecu consecutive
tive consecutive SEC net crown.
Greenie racquetmen swept
seven of the nine titles five
singles and two doubles on
the hard courts at Starkville,
Miss., with their senior ace
Ron Holmberg showing the way
at number one singles. Holm Holmberg
berg Holmberg took the measure of Geor Georgia
gia Georgia Techs Ned Neely for the
second year in a row.
Following Tulanes winning
total of 34 points was Tech with
21. The Yellow Jackets pro produced
duced produced the tourneys biggest up upset
set upset when their number -two
man, Bob Nichols upended top topseeded
seeded topseeded Crawford Henry of Tu Tulane.
lane. Tulane.
Trailing the leaders were
Georgia with 18, Louisiana
State with 15, Florida with 10,
Mississippi and Mississippi
State seven each. Vanderbilt
registered four points, while
Kentucky and Auburn managed
one apiece. Alabama did not
enter a team in the tourney.
UF Frosh Win SEC
The brightest spot for Gator
fans came when F1 o r idas
strong freshman team captured
the frosh tennis division, scor scoring
ing scoring nine points, over second
place LSUs four. The UF year yearlings
lings yearlings won both singles crowns
and annexed the doubles title
as well, to sweep everything
in sight.
The local frosh star who had
coach Bill Potter beaming was
captain Jim Shaffer, who
downed LSUs Les Nicholson in
the finals of the number one
division, 6-0, 6-4. Potter called
Shaffers first eet "the finest
I have ever seen."
"Shaffer played well enough
in that first set to beat almost

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anyone in the entire tourna tournament,
ment, tournament, Potter added.
Shaffer was not through aft after
er after taking his singles crown,
however. He then teamed up
with former Bolles standout.
Big Bill Tym, to nose out the
Tiger combo of Nicholson and
Jack Green in doubles play,
6-4, 8-6.
Francisco Montana gave Flo Florida
rida Florida its third frosh laurel of
the day when he stroked past
Georgia Techs Buck Ander Anderpp.
pp. Anderpp. .§
. . Wins Frosh Crown
son, 6-0, 6-1, in the finals of
the number two singles divi division.
sion. division.
Lang, Moser Star
In varsity play, Floridas
number three man Roy
Lang and Del Moser, who plays
at number five, performed well
in the singles events, while the
number two team of Morrill
Hay and Lang made the best
showing in doubles participa participation.
tion. participation. All gained eemi final

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The Florida Alligator, Tues., May 12, 1959

Lang downed Vandys Paul
Young', 6-2. 6-4, in the second
round, after an early bye, then
lost to Tulanes Larry Oaton,
the eventual winner of the num number
ber number three division.
Moser disposed of Jacket ace
Dave Peake, 6-3, 6-3, after they
both had drawn byes, then ran
into Georgias Scott Henson and
a tough three setter. Henson
edged past Moser, who was se second-seeded
cond-seeded second-seeded in number five
play, but eventually lost to Tu Tulanes
lanes Tulanes Carl Goodman.
Hay, Lang 3rd-Seeded
Hay and Lang were third
seeded in number two doubles
and gained the semis by vir virtue
tue virtue of a first round bye and
a hard fought extra set w T in
over the Mississippi due of
Brandt and Aron, 5-7, 6-0, 6-2.
Caton and Phil Petra of Tulane
ended Floridas varsity partici participation
pation participation soon after, dropping Hay
and Lang, 8-4. 7-5.
Gator captain Dave Shaw
closed out his UF tennis car car'eer,
'eer, car'eer, losing to LSUs number
one player, Tom Robinson, in
a three setter, 4-6. 9-7, 6-0.
Shaw and Lynn Fry lost out
in the second round of the
number one doubles division,
to LSUs Buddy Gomez and
Larry Hammett, 6-1, 8-6.
Hay, Fry and penry Cleare,
who played in numbers two,
three and six divisions, respec respectively
tively respectively all grabbed first round
wins, but lost out in the sec second
ond second round. Floridas number
three doubles team of Moser
and Cleare also gained the sec second
ond second round.
Floridas number three dou doubles
bles doubles team of Moser and Clear
also gained the second round, be before
fore before losing to Georgia Alfred
Thompson and Spencer Allen to
round out the Gators tourney