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Questions Overplay of Homosexual Problem

Charges Other
Issues Slighted
Gator Editorial Assistant
Homosexuals hav e been played
up out of proportion while the
real problems and moral issues
on the UF campus have been
overlooked, eharged University
Psychiatrist Henry C. Schumach Schumacher
er Schumacher Wednesday.
Other issues including the al alcohol
cohol alcohol problem and the heterosex heterosexual
ual heterosexual behavior of UF students need
investigating more than homo homosexuals,
sexuals, homosexuals, Dr. Schumacher assert asserted.
ed. asserted.
Homosexuality is an illness,
but heterosexuality is giving in to
ones impulses, the psychiatrist
declared. The Kinsey Report has
K-ctually glorified heterosexual be behavior.
havior. behavior.
Referring to the use of plain plainclothesmen
clothesmen plainclothesmen in recent homosex homosexual
ual homosexual investigations Lr. senumacn senumacner
er senumacner said, I am 100 per cent op opposed
posed opposed to undercover sleuthing
in such situations. He noted
Florida State University had
made a public announcement
when it had hired a security
officer for similar purposes.
Situations such as this can
hurt the UF. Competent people
will not want to come to work
here. This in turn will hurt the
student body, which is what we
should be primarily concerned
Bbout, Dr. Schumacher stated.
Faculty members leaving af after
ter after the Johns investigation were
guaranteed the reason for their
leaving would not be released. I
doubt if when someone leaves it
is written on his record, He did
rot leave for reasons of homosex homosexuality,
uality, homosexuality, though, he added.
People leaving the UF, then
and now, are being smeared, the
psychiatrist declared.
Dr. Schumacher said he had
no idea any investigation had
been going on. He said he had
not been consulted. During the
legislative investigation com committee
mittee committee (headed by Sen. Charley
E. Johns of Starke) of 1958-59
the psychiatrist .said be was con consulted
sulted consulted several times.
If the conduct of those in involved
volved involved was scandalous and a dis discredit
credit discredit to the UF I believe they
should be dismissed the same as j
those found guilty of cheating or |
stealing, he explained.
People feel different about
cheating and stealing though. Ac Actually
tually Actually these honor court offenses
are much more serious but they
ere so familiar, we get used to
them, he said. J
The danger lies in that Borne
of those accused would rather
leave than fight the charge of
homosexuality, said the psychia psychiatrist.
trist. psychiatrist.

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year-old junior in elementary education* studies by
candlelight for the lectures she hopes someday to be
giving. (Photo by Myron Persoff.)
First Talk Back' Results
In Mixed Reaction--Mayo

Student Religious Association
President Sanford Mayo Wednes Wednesday
day Wednesday said he was both pleased
and disappointed with results
from the SRAs first program in
the Talk Back television ser series.
ies. series.
Talk Baca," a weekly liim liimdiacusskm
diacusskm liimdiacusskm series, was begun
Tuesday night over WUFT. Dis Discussion
cussion Discussion groups in dormitories and
fraternity and sorority houses fol followed
lowed followed the half-hour program.
Mayo said one of the leading
discussions was held at the ATO
bouse between a group Os 40 ATOS
and KD sorority members. He
said several suggestions for im improving
proving improving the Honor System were
developed by the group.
ATO member Ken Kennedy said
u grojp favored strong Honor

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Volume 52, No. 29

Court Acquits One
In Ticket Scandal
Gator Staff Writer
One of two students implicated in the illegal football
ticket ring has been acquitted, Honor Court Chancellor
Sid Beaver said Wednesday.
The other student may not be tried, depending on
Honor Court investigations.
Beaver pointed out, however, that one of the biggest
problems has not been answered who took the tickets.

Someone definitely accepted
.tickets from students for sale to
non-students, Beaver said, but
no stealing of student seat assign assignments
ments assignments was ever established.
Trial Not Ascertained
He did not know if the Honor
Court would try the student still
under investigation.
The Honor Court brings a stu student
dent student to trial only after exhaus-
Honor Court regulations pro prohibit
hibit prohibit the release by the Court or
any member on it of any facts,
pr o c edure or circumstances
which might tend to identify any
persons investigated or tried,
regardless of the outcome of the
tive investigation has brought for forward
ward forward all positive evidence, Bea Beaver
ver Beaver said. i
The Chancellor suggested the ac acquittal
quittal acquittal be taken as the truth of
the matter and that it be ended
The acquittal came after a five fivearid
arid fivearid one-half hour trial. Beaver
said the trial was the longest and
most exhaustive he could remem remember.
ber. remember. i.
Beaver said evidence against
two non-students has been turned
Brow.ord Hop Saturday
Plans Outer Space Motif
Gator Hop will be out of this
world according to the newly
formed decorations committee,
which plans an outer space theme
for Saturdays 9 p.m. to 1 p.m.
dance in Browards recc-eation
Prizes for best dancers will be
awarded, courtesy of Gainesville
merchants. Disc jockeys from lo local
cal local radio stations will provide the
Faye Corbeille, Judy Love, Ani Anita
ta Anita Ardito and Billy Penny have
taken charge of decorations for
the dance, which attracted over
1,000 students last week.

System support for fraternity and
sorority pledges through empha emphasis
sis emphasis by pledge trainers. The group
also called for better explanation
of the honor system to freshmen
during orientation.
Kennedy said the Talk Back
series will stimulate a great deal
of thinking but needs pushing
to get more campus Interest.
Mayo said dormitory response
was a bit disappointing, particu particularly
larly particularly for those simply looking for
entertainment. Hie main purpose
of the series is to stimulate think thinking,
ing, thinking, he explained.
Discussion areas for Talk
Back are Fletcher, Buckman,
Hume, Weaver, Tolbert, Grove,
Broward and Reid.
The next program will b Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday it 9 p. m.

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over to Percy Beard, business j
Manager and athletic director, for|
reference to outside authorities.
The investigation began last fall
when the sale of student seat as assignments
signments assignments was brought to the
courts attention.
Evidence Hard To Obtain
The Chancellor added that the
only evidence of ticket sales he
has is against non-students. He
said the only way to convict some
one in such a case is to catch
him in the act or for someone in
the organization to talk.
Beaver noted, The Honor Court
is not equipped to handle such in investigations
vestigations investigations as this. If student gov government
ernment government has the privilege of dis distributing
tributing distributing the tickets, it must ac accept
cept accept the responsibility of protect protecting
ing protecting it. Yet, the Honor Court is the
only organization in student
government that can handle this.
A basic weakness in the Honor
Court sytSem is the lack of sup supoena
oena supoena power, Beaver stated. He
also said investigating such cases
as this one requires full-time, de determined
termined determined work that is nearly im impossible
possible impossible for a student who must al also
so also attend classes and keep up with
his studies.
Cheating Film
In Dorms Soon
Big Man on Campus, a 15-
minute movie on cheating, will be
shown and discussed In the dorms
next week.
Joe Chapman, member of the
Student Government Evaluation
Committee, said the showing was
a move to gauge the general
feeling of the student body to toward
ward toward the whole philosphy of an
honor system.
Chapman also is on a subcom subcomm
m subcomm ee concerned with the judici judiciary.
ary. judiciary. It is compiling data on cam campus
pus campus attitude toward the Honor
System and the Honor Court.
The movie, filmed by the Nation Nationrral
rral Nationrral Council of Churches, was the
first in the Talk Back series
shown Tuesday night.
The Subcommittee hopes to as ascertain
certain ascertain the basic attitude of stu students
dents students toward student-administered
justice from discussions after the
The movie will be shown in the
Mens dorms Monday and Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday nights, and in the women's
dorms Wednesday and Thursday
UF Bus Has 'Not Done
Well/ Chairman Says
The bus system has not done
well at all, Dan OConnell, bus
| committee chairman, said Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday night.
Information sheets passed a around
round around in the dorma Wednesday
were designed to increase stud student
ent student awareness of the new Ser Service.
vice. Service.
OConnell added that the
plants and grounds division has
been extremely cooperative*jn
the project.

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Friday, February 26, 1960

j Bill Holt
SPE Bolt Tied
To Myth Feor
Gator Staff Writer
Bill Holt, Tampa political sci science
ence science senior, has been named inde independent
pendent independent co-chairman of the VOTE
Party, Ed Shafer, fraternity co cochairman,
chairman, cochairman, said Wednesday night.
The independents will get equal
rep esentation on the VOTE Party
elate, said Holt.
Shafer, explaining why Sigma
Phi Epsilon moved to the United
Party, said, The Sig Eps moved
because they were afraid to fight
the myth that the Teps, KAs,
SAEs, and ATOs have controlled
campus elections for years.
Park A Legend?
The chairman added, this coal coallttion
lttion coallttion has attempted to build
Bob Park as a legend and it is
confident that there will not be
an election.
They are attempting to bid
more houses in an effort to or organize
ganize organize a block of all student gov government,
ernment, government, said Shafer.
The United Party is out to build
a monster behind thisf myth, he
Shaffer also charged There
have been many rumors started
by the United Party and we hope
the students will separate fact
from fiction.
The VOTE Party hopes to put
the campaign into high gear by
next week. It plans to have direct
communication with the students
in all areas of the campus.
What The Students Want
We will institute a platform
on the basis of what the students
want and not what the politicians
think they should get, said
We will have candidates that
will represent the entire student
body and not just eight Orange
League fraternities. he added.
It is in this way the VOTE
Party will represent the Voice of
The Elecorate, said Shafer.
UF Footballers
To Live in All
Campus Dorms
Football players will live in
every mens dormitory on the UF
campus, rather than solely in
Murphree Hall next fall, Head
Coach Ray Graves said Thursday.
Speaking at a student govern government
ment government press luncheon, Graves said
the change in athletic housing po policy
licy policy was part of an overall policy
of bringing UF sports stars closer
to the rest of the student body.
Athletes who keep their
friendships in a narrow circle
throughout their college careers,
dont stand as much of a chance
to succeed as do those who have
a variety of friends, the new
coach said.
Another point in the new pro program,
gram, program, according to Graves, is a
| plan to get some of the football
players on the Blue Key Speakers
We want our boys to be well
rounded, the coach said, and
theres no better way to meet dif different
ferent different types of people and gain
wide experience, than to move
around the state on these speakers
Extending the new housing poli policy
cy policy even further, Graves said jun jun;
; jun; ior and senior football players in
fraternities, will be able to live
in fraternity houses if they so
Positions Open
for Orientation
Applications for summer and
spring orientation group leader
positions will be available in Room
128 of the Administration Building,
March 1 to 18.
Upon application at the Dean of
Mens office, students will be as assigned
signed assigned appointments for personal
interview, to be held March 21 to
April 8.
The orientation program wel wel-1
-1 wel-1 comes all applicants, regardless of
previous experience. said Orien Orientation
tation Orientation Associate Director Steve
Gardner. We feel thi* is a most
gratifying way to serve the uni university
versity university and feel students will find
it most enjoyable.
We will welcome any questions
Students might have concerning
the program, at the tfane or. the
interviews, Gardner concluded.

SPE Bolts VOTE Party

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YOU MAY SLEEP HERE SOON . begun on the new 800-unit mens dorm-
Ground is leveled west of the UF plants itory area. Note Weaver Hall in the
and grounds division as construction is background. (UF Photo Service.)
Melee Results in Broken
Nose for Fraternity Man

A melee involving nearly 60
Tien between two fraternities Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday night resulted in a broken
nose before both sides agreed it
was an unfortunate situation."
Joe Shinnick, a member of Sig Sigma
ma Sigma Phi Epsilon, received a broken
nose and several bruises in a skir skirmish
mish skirmish with Phi Delta Theta fra fraternity
ternity fraternity pledges.
Presidents of both fraternities
termed the incident unfortunate.
Letters Os Apology
Tommy Lawerence, president of
Phi Delta Theta, called a meeting
of his fraternity after the fracas
and letters of apology were sent
early Wednesday morning to SPE,
Dean of Men Lester Hale, and the
president, of the Inter-Fraternity
According to Lawerence a group
of Phi Delt pledges had decided
to paint Sambo, the SPEs cast
iron statue, as a prank. The ori original
ginal original intention was to paint the
statue and leave.
Jim Alderman, SPE, was re returning
turning returning from the Lyceum Council
presentation when he saw a
group of 26 or 30 people stand standing
ing standing on the SPE front lawn." Al-!
derman said he stopped momen momentarily
tarily momentarily and saw a group of SPEs
come out from the house.
Moved Southeast
At this point the Phi Delts, fol followed
lowed followed by SPEs moved southeast
to the intersection of Radio Road
and Woodlawn Drive, spokesmen
for both sides said.
According tb Terry Bom, Phi
Delt, about half of the Phi Delts
got into their cars while the other
half stood around. The SPEs ap approached
proached approached the cars and checked the
tag numbers and fraternity decals,
according to Alderman.
At this point the stories differ.
Milling Around
Bom stated It was the intention
of the Phi Delts to leave at this
point, but several SPEs were still
milling around their cars.
Alderman said an SPE check checking
ing checking the tags was approached by
several Phi Delts. Alderman said
he then returned to the SPE House
and called the UF campus police.
Shinnick, the boy with broken
Group Sets
Up Meetings
On Health
The Student Health Liason Com Committee
mittee Committee is formed, Student Body
President Joe Ripley said Wednes Wednesday.
day. Wednesday.
Meetings between the student
I group representatives and health
administration will begin as soon
as the committee posts have been
Ripley outlined the purpose of
the committee as twofold :
To orient and inform members
of the committee and the student
body what the health program can
offer and what it is not designed
to offer.
To help health people become
aware of complaints the students
have and to try to solve them.
Upon the suggestion of Dean
Dennis K. Stanley of the College
of Physical Education and Health,
the committee will be made up al almost
most almost entirely of students.
Committee Chairman Skip Craw Crawi
i Crawi ford remembered the ineffective ineffectiveness
ness ineffectiveness of the 1951 committee. It
i was too unweildy, he comment commented.
ed. commented.
There were too many on the
committee and It was dominated
by administration officials, he
Ripley explained that the first
few meetings of the committee will
orientate committee men as to the
problems involved and the facili facilities
ties facilities available to students.

nose, said the SPE shook loose
from the Phi Delts and ran toward
him. He tried to repel the Phi
Delts and was grabbed by one of
Strange Sharp Blows
Shinnick said he fell to the
ground and felt strange sharp
blows that felt like a shoe around
his chest and stomach. Shinnick
also stated that he was hit in
the face with a fist.
Born said the Phi Delts were
wearing tennis shoes and didpJ;
believe that anyone had deliber deliberately
ately deliberately kicked Shinnick.
Bom. according to the Phi Delts
left before the police arrived.

Blue Key Speakers Seeking
Applications for Stale Tours

The Florida Blue Key Speak Speakers
ers Speakers Bureau facing a Monday
deadline is seeking speak speaker*
er* speaker* for the coming spring tour,
George Baldwin, chairman of the
speakers bureau, said Wednes Wednesday.
day. Wednesday.
More than 150 positions need
to be filled and many more ap applications
plications applications are needed to insure
the quality of the speakers and
enough alternates, said Bald Baldwin.
win. Baldwin.
The prospective speakers must
go through an interview. The
chairman said, "The interview is
not designed to test the amount
of knowledge a person has of
the University, but is designed
to test his ability to answer

Ciardi Backs Frost

Gator Staff Writer
More poems die of decency
than any other charge, John
Ciardi, poetry editor of the Sat Saturday
urday Saturday Review, said in a lecture
He said he wasnt calling for
indecency but poems which
dont suffer from ljjgh minded mindedness
ness mindedness or too many generaliza generalizations.
tions. generalizations.
School systems suffer from
over overt decency or over ra rationality,
tionality, rationality, he also charged.
Children are outrageous and
childrens poems should be al also,
so, also, he emphasized.
Ciardi crusaded against the
paraphrase method of teaching

He'd Go Mad' HHe Lived Here

Gator EditorfaU Assistant
The man with the sheepdog
haircut leaned back in his chair
and laughed about Florida liv living
ing- living
John Ciardi, Saturday Re Review
view Review poetry critic and recent
speaker on campus, could never
live in the state.
He says hed go mad if he
lived here year round.
The noted poet-critic say*
theres a general cultural vac vacuum
uum vacuum in Florida, except in univ university
ersity university towns. Residents aban abandon
don abandon thoughtful content and live
a happy vegetable life," he

Born described the incident as
a series of small fights, usually on
equal terms. He said he observed
many cases of both sides trying
to break it up.
Lawerence said that Phi Delta
Theta did everything it could fol following
lowing following the incident to rectify the
In a letter delivered to SPE at
$ a.m. Wednesday, the Phi Delts
apologized for the incident and
stated The attack on your statue
was a pre-planned action, but was
not, in any way a fraternity sanc sanctioned
tioned sanctioned action.

See MELEE, Page S

questions, speak clearly, and his
ability to think on his feet.
The speakers will tour the
state and speak to civic clubs
about the UF.
The topic under discussion will
be the main purposes of the UF.
These are education, research,
and extension, according to
The purpose of the speakers
bureau is to inform the business businessmen
men businessmen around the state of the UFs
growth and potential and its re relation
lation relation to the state of Florida,
he said.
Applications are available un until
til until the deadline, Feb. 29, in the
Blue Key Office.

poetry which emphasizes hid hidden
den hidden meanings of the poet.
A poem should be skill made
effortless and a reader should
look at the rhythmic structure and
choice of words in the poem,
he staid.
The speaker highly praised Ro Robert
bert Robert Frost, and was skeptical of
such poets as T. S. Eliot and
Ezra Pound.
Frost is underrated," he said.
He doesnt give you anything
to talk about but the poem.
Understatement is the genius
of poetry and Frost known this,
he continued.
Ciardi visited C-32 lecture ses sessions
sions sessions and spoke to the Language
and Literature Club about his i
translation of Dantes Inferno I
this week.

The gravel-voiced author says
he and his wife, prefer to come
up out of the onion bed at times
and the cultural advantages of
N*w York keep them happy.
Although Ciardi is best-known
as a serious critic, he is equally
adept as a humorist.
Like the people who go to
New York to visit, not reside,
Ciardi shims permanent resi residence
dence residence in Bt. Petersburg. Or, as
he puts it, the Methuselah
Economically speaking Ciardi
said the current literary trend
toward non-fiction hasnt really
affected posts, because they
didnt expect to sell anyway."

Four Pages This Editior

Parties Differ
On Reasoning
Behind Switch
Gator Staff Writer
Sigma Phi Epsilon fra fraternity
ternity fraternity which Monday
night received two politi political
cal political plums from the VOTE
Party Tuesday night
bolted to the United Party.
SPE switched at, a meeting Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday night at the Sigma Chi fra fraternity
ternity fraternity house. The night before,
SPEs A1 Alsobrook and Ted
Straud were appointed by the Unit United
ed United Party as presidential campaign
manager and party secretary, res* ..
We left the VOTE Party be because
cause because we felt it was not res responsive
ponsive responsive to the desires *of its mem members,
bers, members, explained Layton Mank,
SPE political representative.
Cites Misunderstanding*
Ed Shafer, VOTE Party chair chairman,
man, chairman, said, It appears that there
was a misunderstanding between
the SPE's and me.
They apparently switched be because
cause because of the overwhelming influ influence
ence influence of the big four in campus
politics. Shaffer added.
United Party fraternity Chair Chairman
man Chairman Reggie Black said We feel
the reason SPE joined us is that
it too ig interested in service to
good student government under
Bob Park.
Alsobrook stated he refused
three times to be Buz Allens cam campaign
paign campaign manager and was not pre present
sent present at the meeting of the VOTE
Party when his appointment was
I never made the statement at attributed
tributed attributed to me in Tuesdays Al Alligator
ligator Alligator concerning extensive plans
to bring Buz Allen to every stu student
dent student on campus, Alsobrook Said.
Alsoorook Convinced
When the story wag released
in dirrect opposition to what I
had said, it convinced us that we
could not trust the VOTE Party.
Alsobrook said.
Alsobrook gave another reason?
for leaving the VQTE Party.
I know many of Bob Parks
ideas about what student govern government
ment government can do for students. And I
feel that a man of his maturity,,
and experience in service and
leadership for the UF offers the
best opportunity for student gov government
ernment government to continue and expand
the meaningful programs of the
Ripley administration.

. Noted Poet-Gritie

Ciardi rejected any serious lit literary
erary literary contributions of beatnik
writers, terming them mad
men in the corporation genera generation.
tion. generation. f
I stopped by a fraternity
house just the other day and
talked to a group of our future
corporation idiots, he said.
Personally I prefer the mad madman
man madman from the beat generation
who does a little thinking over
the non-thinking corporation idi idiot.
ot. idiot.
Ciardi took a parting swipe at
both groups, explaining there
is a great deal that is dreary
about both the beat and corpora corporation
tion corporation generations.


Page 2

Self-Appraisal Overdue

In reference to the recent Phi Delta
Theta-Sigma Phi Epsilon incident it is
important the actual basic issue not
be clouded or distorted either by pos possible
sible possible political implications or the ten tendency
dency tendency to single out and crucify any
First of all, it is hard for us to be believe
lieve believe that campus politics have reach reached
ed reached the stage of gang-war tactics. Re Regardless
gardless Regardless of how hard some people
may try to make political hay out of
this, all the facts indicate the incident
had no connection with the current
campus political situation.
Second, while Phi Delta Theta
readily admits guilt, and it is obvious
that the group was dead wrong, the
incident should be kept in perspective;


Sounds Warning Bell for Fraternities

ner Wagner was president of the Inter-
Fraternity Council, 1954-56, and
an IFC representative, 1951-55.
He was also president of his fra fraternity,
ternity, fraternity, Beta Theta Pi, and was
active in student government.
He graduated from Law School
in February of this year.)
An open letter to the Florida
fraternity man:
The best interests of Florida
fraternities, if not the survival
of our fraternity system aa it
presenUy exists, demands that,
the fraternity system have a
strong central leadership.
But for various reasons, at
the very time when stronger
leadership is needed, the system
is experiencing a breakdown of
the only organization designed
to provide that leadership and
no other group appears to be
assuming the responsibilities.
That a spokesman for the in interest*
terest* interest* of ALL the fraternities
is needed is apparent. At few
times since their original forma formation
tion formation as secret societies have the
American fraternities been the
subject of so much critical
But the comment comes not
oply from those who would see
the fraternities abolished, but
from friends of the system, our
alumni, and even from our own
national conventions.
Criticism Results
From Carelessness
Unfortunately, much of the
criticism develops out of the
thoughtless acts of a few fra fraternities
ternities fraternities or a few fraternity
Few of you would argue that
violem hell week activities or
the more destructive or dan dangerous
gerous dangerous pledge projects contrib contribute
ute contribute anything to the creation of
* strong fraternity or an ideal
college man.
The drunken brawl that re results
sults results in damaged property and
ruined reputations to persons
and organizations is not a nec necessary
essary necessary ingredient of a success successful
ful successful fraternity year.
Still, the fraternities are do doing
ing doing little to control these acts.
Meanwhile, unfair or unthinking
people are using these isolated
examples as ammunition to
prove that the fraternity system
must be eliminated or drastical drastically
ly drastically changed.
To these people, and to those
who hear and believe them,
fraternities become the mon monsters
sters monsters that create drunkenness,
poor scholarship, sexual laxity,
loss of manners and social
graces, and the danger and
destruction that was pictured in
Take Care of My Little Boy.
The efforts and successes of
fraternities to combat these
problems of COLLEGE (not just
fraternities) is lost in the smoke
screen. The educational benefits
of fraternity life are forgotten.
Hie civic and charitable act* go
Fratarnitias Need
Strong Organization
A strong University-wide fra fraternity
ternity fraternity organisation is probably
the best if not the only way in
which todays fraternities can
put their best foot forward for
the parent, rushee, and general
public to see.
Such an organization is the
only way in which it can be de determined
termined determined what activities by the
few cause such great damage
to the system as a whole that
their activities cannot be toler tolerated.
ated. tolerated.
Most important, such an or organization
ganization organization can best represent
the fraternities interests to those
in official University positions
who are charged with eliminat eliminating
ing eliminating the abuses; too often these
persons seriously curtail the
rights of the fraternities or, in
weeding out the bad, too strictly
limit the opportunities to the
R is easier for these officials
to administer a program, and
often safer public relations-wise,
if they can treat the fraternities
like high school interest chibs chibsbut
but chibsbut what this contributes to
turning the out an f educated
man is questionable at the
And of oourse there are many


i.e.: many similar (and some more
serious) incidents involving other
campus fraternities have occurred in
the past and it would be unfair to
single out the most recent occurence
as being particularly abhorent.
However, the fact that incidents of
such potential danger have come to
be considered as typical and a result
of simple mischievous spirit, would
indicate that our fraternities are long
overdue a serious self-appraisak
The open letter printed below of offers
fers offers some valuable insight and inter interesting
esting interesting commentaries concerning prob problems
lems problems our fraternities must face and
solve if they wish to maintain their
position and perpetuate the system.

other advantages of a strong
fraternity organization, such as
continuity of experience, cen central
tral central purchasing, pooling of ex experience,
perience, experience, improvement of rush
programs and other fraternity
programs, strength of collective
bagaining power and many oth others.
ers. others.
Florida fraternities have had,
in the Interfratemity Council,
an organization designed to do
the above. The organization was
designed to act as a sounding
board, policy making and legis legislative
lative legislative group for the fraternities
on matters affecting the inter interests
ests interests of all fraternities.
IFC's Inefficiency
Fraternities' Foulf^
But the organization has never
measured up to its capabilities,
and in the past couple of years
has steadily declined. While it
has been said that the Univer University
sity University Administration has not co cooperated
operated cooperated with and even
opposed the I.F.C. and its pro programs,
grams, programs, this has only rarely if
ever been true. The real fault
for the IFC inefficiency lies up upon
on upon the shoulders of the fraterni fraternities
ties fraternities and the men who run them.
First, the fraternities have
failed to select their better Men
for representatives of the or organization.
ganization. organization. Some regularly send
their youngest members, or
even a pledge. Others change
their representaives so fre frequently
quently frequently that no representative
ever becomes experienced in
Council problems.
As a result, the activities of
the organization are left in the
hands of a few leaders usual usually
ly usually from a series of fraternities
who push their best men in the
When these men leave or are
defeated in elections, the quality
of those who replace them often
leaves something to be desired.
Groups Too Lax
On Representatives
Second, fraternities have failed
to demand that their representa representative
tive representative fulfill his duties to the fra fraternity.
ternity. fraternity. Some fraternities tell of
going entire semesters without
hearing a single report from
their representatives.
One fraternity did not. even
hear reports on proposed
changes in the rush regulations;
changes that would vitally af affect
fect affect their rush programs. Oth Others
ers Others have discussed and tried
alone to solve problems that are
mutual with other fraternities;
usually use of IFC resources
would have saved hours and
produced better solutions.
You short-change yourself and
the other fraternities when you
fail to demand that your rep representatives
resentatives representatives truly represent*
you, and report on his and the
Councils activities.
Third, you have allowed the
politicians in student govern government
ment government to enter the IFC and use
its positions of leadership as one
more toy to trade for the per personal
sonal personal benefit of an individual or
the limited benefit of a specific
When you allow your political
representative (or IFC repre representative!
sentative! representative! to direct the election
of these officers, you run the
grave risk that the selection will
be based on some grand politi political
cal political plan (or bet) with selection
being based on political party,
with little thought to capability.
At best you may get individu individuals
als individuals in the position of running
our fraternity system who are
inexperienced. . .at worst they
may be utterly incompetent.
Politics No Excuse
For Poor Leadership
There will, of course, always
be politics in such an organiza organization,
tion, organization, but one cannot justify elec election
tion election of incompetent or inexperi inexperienced
enced inexperienced men cm the basis of polit political
ical political bloc membership or the
excuse of taking care of the

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The loss of respect for the
organization depreciates the
value of the post gained. But,
most importantly, everybody
and every organization suffers
in the long run.
Your fourth and last failure is
in not demanding that the IFC
consider and take action on the
many problems that face the
fraternity system today.
Through laziness, incompe incompetence,
tence, incompetence, or a belief that if you ig ignore
nore ignore a problem it will go away,
the Council has continuously
failed to consider problems with
which it is faced and then to
present a united front effort to
bring about the solution select selected.
ed. selected.
As a result, not only is no
progress being made in the
building of the fraternity sys system,
tem, system, but we are throwing away
rights we have worked hard to
gain in the past.
No Action Taken
On Drinking Situation
The drinking situation is one
example. The fraternities were
warned that certain influential
persons felt the drinking situa situation
tion situation was such that the adminis administration
tration administration or the legislature would
soon be taking drastic action.
The Dean of Mens office has
for two years asked the IFC to
consider the proWem and at attempt
tempt attempt to reach a solution; to
date, no real action has been
taken. .the Council hasnt even
said they like things th e way
they are (which I certainly hope
they do not).
In desperation at finding no
way to get the fraternities to
move, and even faced with a
great problem of communication
with the fraternities, the Deans
office initiated the so-called dry
The merits of this program
are so worthwhile that there
was little opposition to the
edict, but the failure of the IFC
to discuss the problem with the
administration and participate
with the University in making
the decisions regarding the
problem has allowed the Univer University
sity University to establish the precedent
of establishing rules felt neces necessary,
sary, necessary, by unilateral edict.
Now more and more programs
are being placed in operation
affecting the fraternity system
without representatives of the
fraternities having an opportuni opportunity
ty opportunity to participate in the decisions.
UF Officials Trying
To Regulate Initiation
The latest move is an attempt
to regulate initiation procedures
by the coercive action of direct
contact with the fraternities na national
tional national offices.
Fraternity abuses in this area
are few, but extremes are well
known and should have been
checked a long time ago.
But the methods of indirect
coercion by the administration
through contact with national of officers
ficers officers cannot be approved. The
IFC is silent on this invasion of
our rights. There was a time
when special meetings and ne negotiations
gotiations negotiations would have made
page one of the Florida Alli Alligator.
gator. Alligator.

The benefits and also the privi privileges
leges privileges of fraternity membership
would fill a book. But if todays
fraternity men do not take ac action
tion action soon, a great many of
those benefits and privileges
will be lost or taken from them.
You must resolve now to take
action in your individual chap chapters
ters chapters to strengthen the fraterni fraternity
ty fraternity system.
If the present Interfratemity
organization cannot be used
then another must be created.
If you do not take the responsi responsibility
bility responsibility of improving and strength strengthening
ening strengthening the fraternities at Flori Florida,
da, Florida, then you do not deserve to
retain the privileges.
Respectfully submitted,
Bill Wagner


Try 'Cheermanship/ It's Simple

Have you tried PERSONAL
Its a terrifically simple oper operation
ation operation but we all forget how to
do it very often or just wont.
And some of our poor college
colleagues have never learned.
The basis of PERSONAL
CHEERMANSHIP is a smile, a
genuine one
come natural HHB
blase to ap appreciate
preciate appreciate it. RICHIE
It puzzles scientists but WE
need only wonder, appreciate
and practice it.
Say what you will about the
Gators football record last
year, but do you remember the
power they unleashed against
Louisiana State, then top Tigers
in the touchdown tournaments?
* *
IT WASNT ail muscle and
guts that kept the yardlines
spinning beneath Gator heels
that day.
Just about every Gator play player
er player was tingling with the surge
of some REAL backing as
shown by the vociferous en enthusiasm
thusiasm enthusiasm in the stands. Smil Smiling
ing Smiling enthusiasm has drive, and
its contagious. We proved it
that day.
* *
and ENTHUSIASM, with a
genuine liking for your neigh neighbor,
bor, neighbor, can have drive and be con-

Applauds Paar, Collins and Park

Former Alligator Editor
Jack Paar, the man who
knifed NBC in the back, will be
back in the throttle in a few
His joke about the British wa water
ter water closet caused more of a hul hullaballoo
laballoo hullaballoo in the MM*
NBC secret
chambers than
the quiz show SHH
scan dal s mBT/L, ULmrn
aroused only
the ire of the I
i n v estlgators. J||p
But here were B. 11l
millions of the
viewing public LE VY
stomping, yell yelling
ing yelling and screammg We want
* *
THE NBC switchboards were
swamped, the telegraph union
was overrun and millions of oth others
ers others were just sick about having
to go to bed before midnight.
You certainly have to admire
Paars independence. I find his
courage refreshing in this age
of pap and conformity.
And whats more, the cute
French gamin named Genevieve
who said she refused to go on
the show unless Zhack was
there, will now make our TV
screens nicer to look at again.
* *
never ceases to amaze me.
This indefatigable man, who
has aroused the ire of all North
Florida and many of the gam gambling
bling gambling and parlay card pros in
South Florida, still seems to be
one of the most popular men
Florida has ever produced.
I havent heard one guberna gubernatorial
torial gubernatorial candidate yet attack this
Tallahassee seer, nor have the
newspapers in the past six years
found much cause to differ with
AND YET Collins has done
much, in his own soft way. He
has brought about racial calm,
built roads and done many oth other
er other things to make a better way
of life for all of our citizens.
I would like to have seen him
champion higher appropriations
for higher education, but stacked
against the total picture of Flor Florida
ida Florida progress this isnt much to
yelp about.
I hear tell that should the
Democrats be elected in Novem November,
ber, November, and right now this doesnt
look too probable, our Leoy
may be in line for a top cabinet
or ambassadorial post.
HE HAS SAID that he has no

tagious in everyday university
life, too.
But too often, just as we
leave the football cheerleading
to a small pep team, so we let
the other fellow do the personal
cheermanship or cheerleading.
We go our glum way, nourish nourishing
ing nourishing the dark, inward look, with
an occasional smile for a friend
Oh, how bitter it is to look
I into happiness through anothers
I eyes, goes an old saying. You
I cant have happiness unless you
I give it.
I How many times do we walk
< down a sidewalk here at UF
I and, upon meeting a stranger,
1 our smiling apparatus tenses up
> and each passes the other with
a wooden stare or no stare
| at all certainly no smile.
* *
MOST OF US will smile and
greet our friends, but someone
unknown to us, whom we meet
in passing, seems to be a non nonentity
entity nonentity unworthy of notice.
When two individuals pass
without a smile or greeting
they ARE nonentities to each
other. But when two smiles and
greetings are exchanged the
is charged with a mysterious
electricity that does something
to both. Try it, if youre skepti skeptical.
cal. skeptical. Try it if youre curious. Try
it, anyway.
Many of you have walked the
campus of Florida State.
Chances are very likely youve
smiled at many strangers of
both genders. And youve re received
ceived received warm smiles back. And
you felt more at home.
* *
THIS WARM friendliness is a
general tradition at FSU. And
it affects the spirit of the whole

further political ambitions, but
it is difficult to believe he would
absolutely refuse to consider fur further
ther further political office if it were
offered to him.
His protege, Doyle Carlton,
may or may not be Floridas
next chief executive, but Leoy
has certainly done this state a
great deal of credit.
* *
I SHOULD LIKE to congratu congratulate
late congratulate Bob Park and his crew of
able assistants for a top-notch
Religion-in-Life Week.
The speakers were of high
"Last Angry
"A Private's
"Gunfight at
OK Corral"
"Ride a
Crooked Trail"
"30 Foot Bride
of Candy Rock"
"Edge of
WED., THURS., FRI., Mar. 2-4
"Never So Few"
"Arson for

place very favorably, making
it a tighter-knit university.
CHEERMANSHIP is quite pre prevalent
valent prevalent there.
Even a much larger universi university
ty university like the UF can be tighter tighterknit
knit tighterknit and possess a more notice noticeably
ably noticeably good spirit purely on the
basis of an increase in smiles
and greetings for hitherto
We all have a common aim
a better education for more ef effective
fective effective living and producing in
the outside world all 12,000 of
* *
THIS ALONE should make the
thin veil of stranger-dom
which we cloak around all but
our friends very negligible.
And if just a smile and a
greeting can remove it what
is the cost?
How much courage does it
take to lift a stranger over the
puddles on a rainy day with a
smile or to change a strangers
glum expression to a smile by
a contagious one of your own?
Lincoln said, 'Most people are
about as happy as they make
up their minds to be. Granted,
it's hard to get a smile up and
be happy on a rainy morning
when the coffee wasnt percolat percolating
ing percolating right and you a test coming
But even if you have to fake
it for awhile until it comes eas easier.
ier. easier. even if it takes some effort
to get the smiling apparatus in
gear, start throwing a few
more smiles around to the
strangers you meet today eye
to eye. And soon youll mean
it. And the habit can spread.
and smile-trading can be a
pretty profitable business in
happy returns.

quality, the discussions were in intellectual
tellectual intellectual rather than sopping
in quality and the audience re reaction
action reaction reflected this.
Its a shame more people
didnt turn out for Chester
Bowles speech. In fact, those
there nearly didnt rise to give
honor to this distinguished
American's appearance on the
But luckily, in the nick of
time, the audience realized that
the least it can do is rise when
a top dignitary graces the UF

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She Lashes Out at Gator
For Music Story Errors

Last semester, partly for
weekly assignments and as pub publicity
licity publicity manager for the Gator
Band, I submitted many stories
concerning coming musical
Rarely did I see any of them
published, or the events report reported
ed reported by your own staffers.
It seemed to me that one of
the most important branches of
this universityour very fine
musical department was squel squelched
ched squelched by l'engthly (or insignicant)
articles, of, possibly, lesser im importance.
portance. importance.
This semester I am pleased to
note that the announcement of
a student recital appeared on
the front page of Tuesdays Alli Alligator
gator Alligator (Feb. 23). However, its

Gym--Reason for Low
Quality Lyceum Feats?

On the front page of a recent
issue of the Alligator, there
were listed the remaining ap appearances
pearances appearances to be Been on the
artists series and/or Lyceum
Conspicuous for its absence,
as on lists of past years, was a
ballet company or dance group.
* *
THERE IS one question, asked
time and again by those who
feel that lack of representation
of this significant art form seri seriously
ously seriously has stilted the artistic
temperament and growth of our
The question is: Why?
The answer is not simple but
is evident. To say there is no
interest is ridiculous; the prob- >
lem of those doing the booking
is to get a place large enough,
not small enough.
We are left with the only an answer
swer answer to such a problem here r
Florida Gymnasium.
* *
CONSIDER: The beauty of
the dance is in movement. A
dancer's body completes or ful fulfills
fills fulfills the line of the movement.
But the beginning of all move movement
ment movement and the basis of the dance
itself are the dancers feet. The
obvious difficulty of being seat seated
ed seated on floor level while a dancer
performs on the gymnasium
floor is glaringly evident.
Beyond the front two rows, the
spectators would derive little en enjoyment
joyment enjoyment from the symmetry o<
disembodied forms.
* *
THIS PROBLEM is left, and
its a big one. How can we ask
or expect a dancer to appear
here and risk his or her feet on
a stage of tables? This is awk awkward
ward awkward for anyone performing but
almost insurmountable for a
Long has the call gone out to
those in positions to do some something
thing something about it, to provide the
University with a fitting and
worthy auditorium.
Its lack has been felt by any
performer who has been forced
to use either the Gymnasium or

author violated the rules of jour journalism
nalism journalism on six counts.
1. The article stated the re recital
cital recital would appear tonight
which is vague, and a factual
2. The recital was scheduled
for 3:40 in the afternoon. The
time was never mentioned.
3. Kabalevsky and Gianini are
definitely NOT classical compos composers.
ers. composers.
4. A trombone is never recited;
it is played.
5. The mans name is Owen,
not Owens.
6. What, pray tell, is a con conceo?
ceo? conceo? What do they eat? IN all
my life, as a musician. I have
never seen one.
But congratulations for a
ereditable first!
Madge Bruner

our present acoustically horrify horrifying
ing horrifying University Auditorium.
THERE ARE those who will
say all this is unnecessary.
There are groups, surely, who
choreograph in the round and
could perform admirably if the
seating was kept to the side
stands in the Gym.
But the number of works thus
done is limited and few com companies
panies companies in the world would dars
or care to present a full evening
of dance in the round.
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New Head of Food Service
Plans Improvement Series

New Food Service Director Gay
H. Welbora told the Alligator Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday night his program of im improvements
provements improvements will concentrate on
psychology of the operation.
There will be no more dumping
of ash trays in coffee cups or scat scattering
tering scattering of table crumbs on the floor,
according to Welborn.
He plans an orientation training
for present and future employees
which will emphasize service, san sanitation
itation sanitation and incidental improve-
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ments, particularly in food dis display.
play. display. Eventual improvements will
also include new equipment and
redecoration, he said.
Standardization of food in all
outlets will be another area of em emphasis.
phasis. emphasis. Welborn hopes to eventu eventually
ally eventually hire an executive chef to
oversee and coordinate all food
preparation operations.
We will strive to achieve qual quality
ity quality food. The food isnt bad now,
but there is always room for im improvement,
provement, improvement, particularly in the
meats, Welborn said. We plan
to have the best food service 1n
the South.


Newman Clubbers to Convene Here

Gator Religion Editor
The annual convention of New Newman
man Newman Clubs from the Southeastern
province is being held at the UF
Catholic Student Center this week weekend.
end. weekend.
The program of prayer, discus discussion,
sion, discussion, elections, banquet and a
semi-formal dance is .expected to
draw 300 students from Florida,
Georgia, and Alabama,
Registration, beginning at 5
p.m., and an informal dance from
8 to midnight are the activities
planned for tonight.
Activities planned by the other
religious houses this week in include
clude include :
BAPTIST: Nominations for
Executive Council were posted at
the BSU Tuesday. Further nom nominations
inations nominations from any Baptist student
will be accepted up to March 4.
Elections of officers will be
held at the General Executive
Council Meeting Sunday eve evening,
ning, evening, March 6. Sunday night
Baptist students from all the

Give me a little time and I
wont serve anything I wouldnt
eat myself, and Im pretty partic particular
ular particular about what I eat.
Welborn was director of food
services for the Associated Colle Colleges
ges Colleges of Illinois and food consultant
for college and university food
services immediately before com coming
ing coming to the UF Feb. 15.
He has also been director of
food service at the University of
Utah and a sales and service ex executive
ecutive executive for one of the nations
leading food service management
organizations in college and indus industrial
trial industrial feeding.

Baptist churches In the Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville area will attend the Fel Fellowship
lowship Fellowship Hour beginning at 5:30.
The Fellowship Hour is a week weekly
ly weekly event and is usually attended
by more than a 100 students.
* *
HILLEL: National Aggression
and Religious Pacifism will be
the topic of Sunday afternoons
Discussion Group. This group will
begin at 12:30 following Sunday
morning brunch. Services will be
held tonight at 7:30.
* *
LUTHERAN: Lutheran faculty
members and their wives will at attend
tend attend a special program at the
Lutheran Center Sunday.
The program will start at 5:30
p.m. with a faculty supper, fol followed
lowed followed by a talk by Dr. Oscar
Svarlien, of the history and polit political
ical political science department, con concerning
cerning concerning his trip to Russia last
All Lutheran students are urged


Multi-Million Fisherman
And FBI Man Coming

Gator Staff Writer
Two first rate pictures will
make for especially good movie
entertainment in Gainesville this
The Big Fisherman, multi multimillion
million multimillion dollar movie version of the
book by Lloyd C. Douglas, is fea featured
tured featured at the Florida. The State
will be showing The FBI Story.
Set amid the pageantry of the
Holy Land and Rome 2.000 years
ago, The Big Fisherman is the
story of perhaps the biggest man
of all those who are considered
the founders of Christianity, Si Simon.
mon. Simon. Because os his size, he was
known in the Holy Land as the
Big Fisherman until he became
St. Peter.
Big Hollywood Production
The cast is typical of a big
Hollywood production, with 26
principal roles, 88 other speaking
parts and 450 extras. In the major
roles are Howard Keel, as Simoft
Peter of Galilee: John Saxon as
a swaggering Arabian prince; with
Martha Hyer and Herbert Lom
as the rulers Herodias and Herod
Photographed in Panavision and
in color by technicolor, The Big
Fisherman promises to be one of
the most extravagant movies to

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The Phi Delts were first to in inform
form inform Dean Hale of the incident.
In a letter to Hale the Phi Delts
stated, We feel we were in no
way right in what was done; yet,
there were extenuating circum circumstances
stances circumstances which led to the severe
repercussions of our actions.
The affair began as a simple
escapade to be done with no mal malicious
icious malicious intent, the letter added.
In a letter to IFC President
Gordon Harris, the Phi Delts
stated, We realize that this kind
of thing throws a certain amount
of unfavorable light upon the fra fraternity
ternity fraternity system as a whole, and
for this, we sincerely apologize.
Harris stated that an investiga investigation
tion investigation is underway and a hearing
will be held today if all the facts
have been obtained.

to attend the Ash Wednesday
Communion Service held next
Wednesday at 8 p.m.
METHODIST: Summer Serv Service
ice Service Projects is the topic of Sun Sunday
day Sunday evenings 7 p.m. Forum
Hour. Various students will talk
on the job opportunities in Mexi Mexico,
co, Mexico, in the state parks of the West Western
ern Western United States, and those avail available
able available overseas.
* *
ple People in Gods World will be the
discussion topic Sunday evening
following supper hour at 5.
At 4 Sunday afternoon a Com Communicants
municants Communicants Class will be held at
the Center for those who wish to
join the church or, if already
members, for those who would
like to learn more about the
Saturday Presbyterian students
will gather at the center at 10
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. appear in Gainesville for some
j time.
At the State Friday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, The FBI Story i 6 the story
of FBI man Chip Hardesty
| (James Stewcrt) ana Lucy Har Hardesty
desty Hardesty (Vera Miles), the woman
behind him. It is a movie fill fillj
j fillj ed with excitement, for instance
a spy chase in New York City
that includes Yankee Stadium and
Central Park, and yet there is
plenty of warmth and humor, too.
Highlighting the story is the
end of such citizens as John
Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd. Ma Machine
chine Machine Gun Kelly, Ma Barker, and
Baby Face Nelson.
Adam And Eve
Saturday night's late show at
the State will be Adam and
Eve, Bible inspired tale of
Adam and Eve and their experi experience
ence experience of life on earth. Starring are
Carlos Baena and Christiane Mar Martel,
tel, Martel, Miss Universe and Miss
France for 1953.
A double feature, House of In Intrigue
trigue Intrigue and Face of Fdre, story
of a fire victim and how a small
town turns upon him because of
his scarred grotesque face, is
scheduled at the State Sunday and
Monday. Beginning Tuesday is
The Naked Venus, which con concerns
cerns concerns a French girl who joins an
American nature colony.


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Psychiatrist Questions Investigation

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Who would be willing to
stand trial for homosexuality?
he asked, risking further
smearing of his name in a pub public
lic public trial. Not one out of a 100
would take it to court
Aside from the reputation dam damage
age damage there are other reasons a per person
son person would not take the case to
court, he continued.
Most lawyers wont touch
homosexual cases because they
realize the public distaste for
them. Frequently the defendant
does not have enough money to
take the case to court even if
he could find an attorney.
Defining homosexuality is the
principal difficulty, according to
Dr. Schumacher. It is a rela relatively
tively relatively common aberration in sex sexual
ual sexual behavior.
If everyone were dismissed
from the University who has
homosexual traits, to one degree
or another, we would lose a very
lapge number of people.
A lot depends on who is defin defining
ing defining what a homosexual is, de declared
clared declared the psychiatrist. He ex explained
plained explained that the definition under
law, as expressed in court deci decisions,
sions, decisions, differs considerably from
the concept of the average lay layman
man layman or the definition used by
people who study human behav behavior.
ior. behavior.

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tain mountain near Orting, in western Washington state. On assignments like
this, he often carries $25,000 worth of equipment with him.

He wears two kinds of work togs

For engineer Richard A. Emsdorff, the uniform of the
day changes frequently. A Monday might find him in a
checkered wool shirt on a Washington or Idaho mountain
top. Wednesday could be a collar-and*tie day.
Dick is a transmission engineer with the Pacific Tele Telephone
phone Telephone and Telegraph Company in Seattle, Washington. He
joined the company in June, 1956. after getting his B.S.E.E.
degree from Washington State University. I wanted to
work in Washington, he says, with an established, grow growing
ing growing company where I could find a variety of engineering op opportunities
portunities opportunities and could use some imagination in my work.
Dick spent 2Vj> years in rotational, on-the-job training,
doing power and equipment engineering and learning the
business. Since April, 1959, he has worked with micro microwave
wave microwave radio relay systems in the Washington-Idaho area.
WTen Dick breaks out his checkered shirt, hes headed
for the mountains. He makes field studies involving micro-
Dick stops by the East Central Office building in Seattle to look
at some microwave terminating equipment. Its involved in a 4000
megacycle radio relay system between Seattle and Portland, Oregon.

Where do you draw the
line? asked Dr. Schumacher.
Another question posed by Schu Schumacher
macher Schumacher was, Why was the in investigation
vestigation investigation apparently limited to
males? It might not have been,
but certainly there has been no
mention of any woman involved.
Do we think women can do no

Science Probe
Group fromUF
Takes Honors
Five high school students from
last summers UF sponsored sci science
ence science research program have won
honors in the national science ta talent
lent talent search.
They are among 17 selected
from Florida and 448 from the
One of these, William Platt of
Gainesville, has been chosen with
39 others to attend the Science
Talent Institute. Their work will
be judged for a $34,250 Westing Westinghouse
house Westinghouse Science Scholarship.
The remaining four students are
Howard Eisen, Hollywood; Vin Vincent
cent Vincent Sites Jr., Miami; Frederick
Meins Jr., North Miami; and Rob Robert
ert Robert Jernigan, Tallahassee.
The research institute will be
conducted again by UF this sum summer
mer summer under a similar National
Science Foundation grant.

wrong? That no woman could
stoop so low?
You always come back to the
question of who is defining it. Is
it just a mid-Victorian notion of
sexual behavior or is it pressure
from a legislative committee?
What is needed is more will willingness
ingness willingness to work with people. We

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Here, Dick checks line-of-sight with a distant repeater station by
mirror-flashing and confirms reception by portable radio. Using this
technique, reflections of the suns rays can be seen as far as 50 miles, j

wave systems and SAGE radars and trouble-shoots any
problem that arises. He also engineers radar remoting* i
facilities which provide a vital communications link be between
tween between radar sites and Air Force Operations.
A current assignment is a new 11,000 me radio route
from central Washington into Canada, utilizing reflectors
on mountains and repeaters (amplifiers) in valleys. Its a
million-dollar-plus project.
I dont know where an engineer could find more inter interesting
esting interesting work, says Dick.
* *
You might also find an interesting, rewarding career with
the Bell Telephone Companies. See the Bell interviewer
when he visits your campus.
In the Engineering Lab in downtown Seattle, Dick calibrates and
aligns transmitting and receiving equipment prior to mak|ing a path pathloss
loss pathloss test of microwave circuits between Orting and Seattle.

need more psychological, psychia psychiatric
tric psychiatric and sociological facilities,
Dr. Schumacher noted. i
We need to appreciate more
that tile student is a total human
being, that his emotionsi and way
of life enter into hia process of
| learning. A high ACE test score
does not guarantee tho will to
'learn, he concluded.

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UF Five to Close Current Campaign

Gator Golfers Duel FSU j
The Gators open the 1960 golf season, Friday, meet meeting
ing meeting FSU at the Gainesville Golf and Country Club.

The Gators, despite the loss of
All-American Tommy Aaron, Wil Willie
lie Willie Turner and Doug Putnam, are
reported to have an even stronger
team, man for man, than last
Conceding nothing to Jthe Gators,
FSU has, also, lost some of its
big men, including All-American
Bob Shave, Mel Fleischer, and
Rem Noble, coach Bill Odeneal,
however, is counting on returnees
Dick Dunlap, Downing Gray,

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Frank Malara and Wayne Tim Timber
ber Timber man.
The Gators strength lies in co cocaptains
captains cocaptains Skip Stigger and Jim
Parker, along with Frank Beard
and Jimmy Parks.
This match will be the only com competition
petition competition for Florida and FSU prior
to the Florida Intercollegiate meet
at Ocala on March 3,4, 5.
The Gator matches xre open to
the public and Coach Rehling wel welcomes
comes welcomes all Gator fans to follow the

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HEY! WATCH OUT THERE ... An unidentified
Georgia Tech eager, who is surrounded by Florida
defenders Walt Rabhan (right), and Bob Sherwood,
cries for help. Tight defensive work and strong re rebounding
bounding rebounding by this UF pair was a major reason for the
Gators near upset.

Little Giants
Cop Grid Title
The Little Section Giants
grabbed the Hum e Hall football
championship by defeating Tedder
Section in the finals 18-12.
A team victory led by Jim Wil Williams,
liams, Williams, Little Section manager,
brought the Giants the champion championship.
ship. championship. The Giants finished the sea season
son season with a 4-1 record defeating
Emwall, Jackson, and Tedder,
Tedder gained the finals by de defeating
feating defeating Jackson. Bristol, Yeaton,
and Yocum, while losing only to
Golf Clinic Scheduled
Marlynn Smith, Ladles Profes Professional
sional Professional Golfers Association pres president
ident president and outstanding golfer,
will be the featured instructor
at a free demonstration-partici demonstration-participation
pation demonstration-participation golf clinic here Monday
at 4 p.m.
Presented by the College of
Physical Education and Health,
the clinic will be held at the
Northeast end of Perry Field,
located just below the \ drill
Both women and men are in invited
vited invited to attend.
Clubs and other equipment
will be furnished.

Freshmen Seek to Avenge Defeat

Coach Jim McCachrens power powerful
ful powerful freshmen basketball five closes
another successful season Satur Saturday
day Saturday night against a strong Chipola
Junior College unit.
The UF yearlings will be out to
avenge an earlier defeat pinned
upon them by the invaders.
Ace acorer and rebounder Car Carlo*
lo* Carlo* Morrison will again be out of
action. Speedy guard Buddy Bales
and sharpshooting Joe Metzger will

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Georgia Game
Ends Mauer's
1 Cage Career
Gator Sports Writer
Saturday night marks the end
of a long hard cage season for. the
UF as the Gator basketballers
close out their schedule, hosting
Georgia at the Florida Gym.
This game will also mark the
end of a 33-year basketball coa coaching
ching coaching career lor Gator mentor,
John Miauer. The gray-haired
coaching veteran will step down
form the indoor sport to devote
full time to football duties, a po po,
, po, sition he has split in the past.
j Mauer, whos name was plac placed
ed placed in the Helms Foundation bos bos,
, bos, ketbai! Hall of Fame, has com-
I piled a lifetime won-losb cage
! mark of 338-274. His Florida re record
cord record is a respectable 92-85.
The most recent loss inflicted
upon Mauers charges was by
Georgia Tech, the nations six
ranking team, Monday night in
The Orange and Blue almost de derailed
railed derailed the Engineers Southeastern
Conference title hopes when Bob Bobby
by Bobby Shiver connected on a 20-foot
jump shot with only nine seconds
remaining in regulation time.
Shivers shot knotted the contest
at 54-54 all.
Roger Kaiser, Techs all-every all-everything
thing all-everything candidate, and speedy Bob Bobby
by Bobby Dews led the Engineers to a
15-1 advantage in the extra ses session.
sion. session. Kaiser ended a great per performance
formance performance with 28 points.
Walter Rabhan, hitting with
accuracy on his long jumper,
and Shiver paced Gator scoring.
I Rabhan meshed 18 markers and
Shiver, despite being double
: teamed, contributed 13.
Gordon Darrah, a sharpshooting
guard, will pace a potent Georg Georg!
! Georg! ia attack Saturday. With the fleet
I guard in the startting unit will be
Pat Casey and Don Keiser at the
forwards, Jon Johnson at center,
and Clark Royer at the other
| guard post.
The last time the two quintets
j met, Darragh initiated a Bulldog
| rally that brought the Georgians
from behind to an easy win.
The game marks the final court
appearance of seniors Bob Sher Sherwood.
wood. Sherwood. UF captain. Walter Rab Rabhan,
han, Rabhan, a transplanted Georgian, and
Tom Simpson, the speedy guard.

j attempt to take up the slack as
i will jumpshooting Ronnie Poh and
big (6-5) Joseph Meigs,
In its last outing, the froah over overpowered
powered overpowered St. Johns River Junior
College 103-49. Meigs, Metzger,
and Bales paced the faet-breaking
frosh to victory.
Tom Hayward and Jim Ellis', a
pair of capable outside shooters
will fill in for the injured Morri Morrison.
son. Morrison.

. . Letterman Guard
Tankers Host
East Carolina
Gator Sports Writer
The UF swimming team plays
host to the Pirates of East Caro Carolina
lina Carolina College in a duel swimming
meet Monday afternoon at the
University pool.
This will be the second time this
season that the two teams have
mpt. The Gators easily defeated
the Pirates in North Carolina on
the first occasion.
Big Gun
Freestyle sprinter Dave Smith
will be the big gun for ECC. Smith
was sick during the first meet,
but is reported to be in good
health for the coming contest.
Breaststrokers Jack McCann,
and Tommy Tucker will also pose
a threat to the Gator squad. Mc-
Cann and Tucker gave Florida's
Jim Souder a close call in Caro Carolina.
lina. Carolina.
Prep For ECC
The Gators prepped for ECC by
defeating the University of Miami
Hurricanes 60-34 this past Monday.
Florida took seven of 11 events to
seal the victory and to dump the
Hurricanes for the second time
this year.
Captain Roy Tateishi, Jim Kem Kemper.
per. Kemper. Jim Souder, and backstrok backstrokers
ers backstrokers Buddy Floyd and Bob Stewart
paced the locals to victory. Kem Kemper
per Kemper swept both the 220 and 440-
yard freestyle events.
Following the East Carolina con contest,
test, contest, Coach Buddy Crones splash splashers
ers splashers will journey to Nashville,
Term., to defend their SEC swim swimming
ming swimming title.

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Spring Football Begins
A new coaching staff, a promising group of upcoming freshmien, and
25 returning lettermen will be the highlights of UF spring football
practice, which gets underway here Saturday morning.
Coach Ray Graves and assistants will kick off the 20-day session
with a meeting of the 107 candidates. Practice will be divi4ed be between
tween between two-hour morning conferences and afternoon contact* work.
Rugged guard Vic Miranda, a two-time monogram winner, and
letterman fullback Sonny Giles are two returnees which missed last
season and are expected to bolster the Gatcrs depth.
Giles will help take up Jhe slack at the fullback slot which wtas cre created
ated created by an injury to Bob Milby. Milby. still on the doubtful list for
next season, will not participate in drills.
The annual Orange and Blue scrimmage game, which will climax
workouts, is set for 2:30 p.m. March 15 at Florida Field.

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