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Board of Control
Eyes Pay Hikes
Gross figures *n pay raises for university teachers
Mill be discussed today by the State Plant Board of
Control in its study of recommended state university
budgets for the 1961-1963 legislative biennium.
The Board, meeting on the
Florida State University cam campus
pus campus in Tallahassee, is scheduled
to review the proposed budgets
which re\ea! gross figure esti estimates
mates estimates on teachers salaries, ex expenses
penses expenses and operating capital
Fayette Parvin, assistant to UF
President J. Wayne Reitz, ex explained,
plained, explained, The Board will attempt
to approve our budget figures or
give us guidelines for changing
the total amount within which to
construct our legislative budgets.
In June the Board authorized
us to give riases to teachers, in
order to bring pay scales up to
the average of 2TO universities
used for comparisons.
Such a blanket raise program
would represent a 30 per cent
increase in total money made
available for salaries in the
last biennium. The pay raises
were set as a goal by the
Board, it was explained, and
realization depends upon state
legislative action next spring.
In the past four years the legis legisture.has
ture.has legisture.has maintained what has
come to be known as a hold holdthe-line
the-line holdthe-line philosophy.
Ace Jazz Men
'Cool' in Street 1
Little Johnny Ace and his jazz
combo will provide Summer
Cooler dance music Saturday
night in the street adjacent to the
The informal street dance spon sponsored
sored sponsored by the union will feature
WGGG radio announcer Bill Mans Mansfield,
field, Mansfield, refreshments, dance contest
and door prizes.
Register For Prize.
The "door prize will be given
by registration, it was explained.
Dancers will sign in and later a
winner will be selected.
Prizes were donated by local
merchants. Dean Frank T. Adams,
Jo Ann Hardin and a representa representative
tive representative from Arthur Murray Studios
will judge the dance contestants.
All our dances have proven
successful and this one should be
no exception, said Dave Stanley,
chairman of the Florida Union
Stanley also pointed out that
the special fund committee of
student government appropriated
$3.50 toward the dance.
The Summer Cooler is free
and will be in the Florida Union
Social Room in case of min.
Summer Fun Sites
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MONKEYING AROUND Purr-ty southern belle
by the tall cypress tree is Hope Harris, a transfer
coed from Louisiana State University. A junior m Arts
and Sciences with a real southern drawl, she takes a
day off to enjoy Silver Springs and Ross Allens Rep Reptile
tile Reptile Institute there. Her two friends are Jane and
Judy, trained chimpanzees at the Springs.
Stale Sen. Tom Adams pledged
his support to the salary increase
Monday. The senator will prob probably
ably probably have great say so in the
matter next year.
As Democratic nominee for sec secretary
retary secretary of state, he seems virtual virtually
ly virtually certain of membership on the
influential State Budget Commis Commission
sion Commission and State Board of Educa Education.
Adams said he was not com committed
mitted committed to a definite figure, but
the universities will have to pay
what salaries are necessary to
get the most qualified personnel
and keep them.
Also included in the univer universities
sities universities recommended budgets
are gross figures for depart departmental
mental departmental expenses and operating
capital outlay. The budgets
will not be itemized, Parvin
Other business at the board
meeting will include a recom recommendation
mendation recommendation from the council of
university presidents as to the
mechanism of a proposed role
and scope study of the state uni universities.
A hassle between Board Execu Executive
tive Executive Director Broward Culpepper
and the presidents arose in May
when Culpepper recommended
that his office handle the work
and responsibility of the study.
The presidents feel that the
study shouid originate from the
ground level, at the universities,
Panin explained. The two have
agreed all along that the study
In the May meeting the presi presidents
dents presidents asked for and received a
two-month postponement of the
issue so they could draft their
This recommendation is to be
considered by the Board at this
weeks meeting along with Cul Culpeppers.
peppers. Culpeppers. The Board will then
decide on either one or the other
or a compromise between the
Up To Chairman
"It is up to the Board Chair Chairman,
man, Chairman, J. J. Daniel, to bring up
the matter, Parvin said early in
the week. It depends on how
much time is left after the more
important business of the meet meeting
ing meeting the budget considerations
It is not of great importance
whether this question is settled
right now or not, he explained.
(See HIKES, Page S)
Youngsters on Campus
Pose Noise Problem
Married students with chil children
dren children may not be able to get
housing on campus for the next
summer session, Assistant
Housing Director T. G. Carpen Carpenter
ter Carpenter revealed Wednesday.
Residents of the Murphree
and other areas complained to
student government that chil children
dren children of married summer stu students
dents students were playing noisily in
The area is being used to
house couples with children who
must fend for themselves while
their parents are in class dur during
ing during weekday mornings.
Barry Coleman, Chairman of
the Summer Special Activities
Committee, was appointed to in investigate
vestigate investigate the possibilities of a
summer recreation program for
He said however, that the idea
was found impractical,
First of all. we dont have
enough space, he said. Os
course we could use the drill
field or other athletic practice
Commit-tee Won't Meet
There is to be no Steering
Committee meeting this week,
it was announced by Student
Body President Bob Park at
last weeks meeting.
With the main work of the
committee already completed
there will be no meeting until
the need arises and then the
committee members will be
By MARY ANNE AWTREY
Gator Staff Writer
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the
third end last es e series outlining
Florida's fun facilities for UF
students. This week's article
reoches out into the state to the
porks and historiel sites open to 1
the public. >
Florida's landmarks are famous |
throughout the United States fori
their historical and recreational'
values. Summer weekends are us- i
ually the best time to see many!
memorials and natural attractions.
St. Augustine, j
on the east MH|
histrv and play- S JPPP|H
ground. On a
student govern- SKF liÂ§
mem sponsored fife JP||
trip to the oldest
city in the U. S.,
have the oPP<'>r oPP<'>rtunity
tunity oPP<'>rtunity to visit
sites of history
and legend, as AWTREY
well as enjoy the beach
South of Ocala. Silver Springs is
the home of natural beauty and
wildlife. The crystal clear waters
of the springs provide swimming
and glass-bottom boats plunge the
sightseer into an underwater fairy fairyland.
Animal* At Spring*
Ross Allen's Reptile Institute
o;*2anding collection of
snakes, an alligator farm, train trained
ed trained chimps, monkeys, and. an ele elephant
phant elephant ride.
Tommy Bartletts Deer
Ranch, on the grounds of Silver
Springs, and the Carriage Caval Cavalcade,
cade, Cavalcade, a collection of ancient
ears, are two of the feature at attractions.
. High up in North Florida and
way down upon the Suwannee Riv River
er River at. White Springs, is located
Florida's famed Stephen Foster
(See SUMMER. Pe~e SI
University of Florida, Gaines villeFriday, July 15, 1960
areas, but they are too sunny
Also, we have too great an
age range to cover with one
comprehensive program, and
even if we did manage to de devise
vise devise such a program, we
couldnt enforce participation.
C. B. Opp, head of off-cam off-campus
pus off-campus housing, reported many
openings available for these
Jharried students, but most of
them were priced beyond the
Murphree has always been
used as an emergency housing
area, Opp said, We could
probably find accommodations
for every one of the families
in Murphree, but they are eith either
er either too expensive, or not what
One solution suggested by
Coleman was the use of Flavet
Villages, which have already
been converted to regular mar married
ried married student housing.
Room will become available
for couples due to the decrease
in veteran enrollment, he pre predicted.
Just 7 Words
Or Less Make
Seven carefully chosen words
will win a free Homecoming week weekend
end weekend for someone and his family.
Grand prize for the Homecom Homecoming
ing Homecoming Slogan Contest sponsored by
Blue Key will include weekend
accommodations and meals at
the Holiday Inn, transportation
around Gainesville and to Home Homecoming
coming Homecoming activities, where the win winner
ner winner will be a guest of the Uni University.
Deadline for entries in the con contest
test contest is July 30. The final date wa*
moved up two days by contest
chairman Ron Jones.
Fifty entries have been receiv received
ed received since the contest's start last
Friday, according to Jones who
said that the response had come
from all over the state.
Promotion of the contest through
the state has been by newspaper
releases, radio and television spots
and posters. Jones said that pos posters
ters posters advertising the contest would
go up on campus this weekend.
Second prize for the contest is
SIOO in cash and over S2OO in gift
certificates from local merchants.
Third prize is $125 in gift certi certificates.
ficates. certificates. Only students are eligible
to win the second and third rizes.
Contest rules, published in last
week's Summer Gator, specify
that maximum length for the
limericks be seven words. Entries
must be delivered or sent to Slo Slogan
gan Slogan Chairman, 1900 Homecoming,
Florida Union. University of Flor Florida.
Names of contest winners will
i.e published in the final, edition
of the summer Gator, August 5.
Full Fun Festivul Futes Summer Frolitkers
A full days worth of fun will
be included in the price of a
ticket to Summer Frolics, Sat Saturday,
urday, Saturday, July 23.
Featuring the orchestra of
Rav Stevens, the dance in the
decorated and air-conditioned
Hub will climax the days activ activities.
Watermelon enough for
everyone will be on hand at
Camp YVauberg Saturday, acr
cording to Frolics Activity
Chairman Dagney Serhin. Uni University
versity University buses will stop by dor dormitories
Castro & Co. To Hear
From SG On Students
By GLORIA BROWN
Gator Staff Writer
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrush Khrushchev's
chev's Khrushchev's rocket threats over Cuba
and elsewhere need not frighten
Americans as long as this nation
can hold on to Berlin, Daniel W.
official, declared Tuesday.
Montenegro spoke in Walker
Audtorium, initiating a new sum summer
mer summer lecture series co-sponsored by
student government and the uni university
versity university lecture series committee.
* *K Just Boasting
Khrushchev is just shaking his
rockets to prove hes a tough old
Marxist who wont play footsie
with the West, the UF alumnus
Soviet intentions in Berlin have
boomeranged, he said, adding
Americans have better friends in
that city than anywhere in the
Berlin is a miniature of the
free world,* said the speaker who
spent eight years in the divided
The disputed German capital,
each day serving as an escape
hatch for 500 refugees fleeing
from communist-dominated coun countries
tries countries was called a little island of
free world behind the iron cur curtain.
Theres Still Hope
He added that suppressed indi individuals
viduals individuals still have hope as long as
Western powers hold fast to Ber Berlin.
Turning to the Cuban crisis Mon Montenegro
tenegro Montenegro said, The United States
will not act alone. Agreement
among the rest of the American
nations will be needed for State
He praised Americas patient
position saying, Cuba has shown
itself to the world for what it
Pointing to Castros refusal for
a free election, Montenegro re remarked
marked remarked it indicated the revolu revolutionary
tionary revolutionary leaders fear of public
FIRST OF ITS Kl N D
Scheduled This Summer
By NANCY HOOTER
Gator Staff Writer
Summer students will be includ included
ed included in the Religion-tn-Life pro program
gram program this year.
The program, the first of its
I kind to be offered during summer
sessions, is designed to stimulate
religious interest among those
students unable to attend the fall
presentations, said Ken Kennedy,
general chairman of the Univer University
sity University Religious Association.
Students and faculty will be
| encouraged to participate in the
activities. A good showing is ex ex;
; ex; pected.
Still in the planning stages, the
program will be directed toward
thinking students who are not
content to merely absorb infor information.
A panel discussion featuring
faculty representatives from sev several
eral several departments is being consid considered.
ered. considered. Science, humanities, and
bus. ad. faculty members will be
i asked to participate, in addition
I to visiting profs.
The panel will discuss religious
problems in a realistic world. In Intelligent
telligent Intelligent inquiry and search will
be encouraged. There will def definitely
initely definitely be no canned material,
Campu3 religious centers will
be included as much as possible,
stressing participation by active
mitories dormitories to take Frolickers to
the lakeside activities.
The days events are planned
to last from 12 noon 'til 4:45
p.m. when the last bus will tote
coeds back to the dorm in plen plenty
ty plenty of time to dress for the
At Wauberg the Triangle Fly Flying
ing Flying Club will salute the Frolics
couples with a flying exhibition
over the lake. Major event of
the day will be the choice of
four finalists from Frolic*
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DANIEL W. MONTENEGRO. .
. .Says Berlin is the Key
IN TWO REITZ TALKS
Southeast Asia Called
Vital Area of Contest
How America deals with Soul
our future and peace in our work
said last Thursday.
Dr. Reitz declared in a pub-|
lie address that Southeast Asia is
a vital area in contrast between
democracy and communism.
-Greater Understanding Needed
This contest poses a great re responsibility
sponsibility responsibility for Americans to give
the people of Southeast Asia aid
and encouragement, and thus to
bring about greater understand understanding.
ing. understanding. he said.
Concentrating the greater part
of his talk or. Burma, he said
that while the country is offi officially
cially officially neutral, its people possess
a great emotional belief for de
Dr. Reitz also spoke on this
subject Monday night to a group
of 65 students and faculty mem members
bers members at the Florida Union.
At this time he said that edu-
Slated for the latter part of this
month, the program will last no
more than two days. Evening
activities are planned. Notices
will be posted on campus several
days before the activities start.
The summer program is unre unrelated
lated unrelated to the fall presentation.
Various committees will be
named this week.
Governor Leoy Collins and
the Florida Democratic Dele Delegation
gation Delegation were not the only Flori Floridians
dians Floridians to be flown to the Los An Angeles
geles Angeles Democratic National Con Convention.
Special tape recordings of the
Bator band were sped to Califor California
nia California by special request of the
Gator music to be heard at
the convention hall includes Su Suwannee
wannee Suwannee River, Dixie. We
Are The Boys From Old Flor Florida
ida Florida and the UF Alma Mater.
An album of Florida band mu music
sic music was also sent along with the
special tape. The muEic features
the University, Band. The Sym Symphony
phony Symphony Orchestra, The Men's
Glee Club, and The Mixed Chor Chorus.
The queen contest is open to
all UF coeds who make appli application
cation application before the July 20 dead deadline.
line. deadline. Entries may be picked up
gt the Florida Union Informa Information
tion Information Desk.
From the finalists will be
ehosen the queen of Summer
Frolics 1960, who will be named
at the dance'and will reign over
the court of three.
Door prizes at the dance will
be awarded to couples who
hold winning tickets. Bowlero
theast Asia could well determine
d, J. Wayne Reitz, UF president,
cation has made great advance advancement
ment advancement in Burma. The speaker cit cited
ed cited instances of modern schools
in Burma as illustrations.
Dr. Reitz' observations stemmed
from a mission undertaken last
summer following a request of
the Ford Foundation to study the
Burmese agricultural education
program and make recommenda recommendations.
UF Foreign Aid
To Costa Rica
UF foreign aid to Costa Rica
comes in the form of scholars,
The UF Agricultural Experi Experiment
ment Experiment Station has just completed a
fiv e and one half year program
of service to Costa Rica, lending
17 specialists to help the a m a 11
country improve the agriculture
on which it is dependent.
Meant To Teach
Daniel E. Alleger, former head
of the group, said the mission was
not to initiate projects but prim primarily
arily primarily to teach research methods.
Some of the programs chief be benefits
nefits benefits are intangible, said Dr. W.
G. Kirk. Friendships made for
Florida and this country could
play a large part in combatting
communism in Latin American
The Florida research team work workj
j workj ed with their native counterparts
!in various fields of agriculture.
; New- varieties of crops and live livestock
stock livestock have been developed with
I the aid of the specialists,
toffee On Upswing
Under the leadership of the late
Dr. Harold Mowry, Costa Rican
: coffee production has been doubl doubl.
. doubl. ed in the past ten years, surpass surpass;
; surpass; ing bananas as the chief export.
Alleger noted that a criticism
; of the program ha* b*en that it
will enable Costa Rican industries
to compete more with U.S. goods
in world trade.
Alleger argued that by improv improv!
! improv! ing i*s agricultural industries, Cos Costa
ta Costa Rica can gain more income
with which to buy needed Amer American
ican American commodities.
Lanes has provided two gift
certificates, Alfreds Tower
House Has donated a steak din dinner
ner dinner for two and the Seven Seas
has offered an evening of
dancing for one couple. Two
$3 gift certificates will come
from Robertsons Jewelers and
two $5 certificates from Donni Donnigans.
Tickets for the dance are on
sale daily in the office ot stu student
dent student government, which is
sponsoring the dance. Cost of
the tickets is $2 per couple.
Way to Help j
SEE PAGE 2
Four Pages This Edition
Adviser Says \
By DICK HERBERT
Gator Managing Editor
Student government h is
stepped into the scene tis
Cuban affairs in an at attempt
tempt attempt to help students vic victimized
timized victimized by Cuban Prirrra
Minister Fidel Castro, StuW
dent Body President Bob
Park announced this week.
When Castros latest set erf regu regulations
lations regulations blocking the path of Cu Cubans
bans Cubans into U. S. universities wa*
Uncovered last week, the summer
Steering Committee appointed a
sub-cemmittee to look into tha
situation and draft a resolution
to be sent to the Cuban govern government.
Joe Ripley, committee chair chairman
man chairman has Written letters to ths
Institute for International Edu Education,
cation, Education, the under-secretary for
Latin American Affairs in the
U. S. Department of State and
the Cuban Minister of Education.
The letters seek information as
to changes in Cuban policy to toward
ward toward students in recent years,
comparisons with other Latin
states and what the long term
effect is likely to be, Park ex explained.
When" answers have been re
ceived the information and o;> n nions
ions nions will be assembled and it u 1
be determined Whether or not >t
is in order for student govern government
ment government to draft a resolution l<>
University Adviser to foreign
Students Dan J. Putman feels, a
positive approach should be used
in any resolution to the Cuban
Students Are Assets
Some of the Cuban students
have made a positive investment
in the first few years of their
education here. They are an as asset
set asset to Cuba. This is the approach
that I would advocate, he said.
Such a resolution would be
more effective and better than
chastising the government for not
knowing how to handle their own
business, he indicated.
(See SG HELPS, Page 9)
For 3 Grants
Three special grants were ap approved
proved approved by student government
Steering Committee last Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, in keeping with plans to ex expand
pand expand summer programs.
These included $618.25 to the
Summer Special Activities Com Committee,
mittee, Committee, $250 to the Florida Union
and $75 to the Latin American
Barry Coleman, chairman of
the Special Activities Committee,
received the green light to spend
$618.25 of his total $1,500 budget
to finance the special summer
lecture series and to help the
Summer Cooler dance Saturday.
The Summer Cooler dance has
estimated costs at $351 whereas
the Florida Union Board for Stu Student
dent Student Activities has only budgeted
SSO for the dance. Coleman asked
that another $350 be given. It
The Latin American Club was
j granted $75 to keep it from run run'ning
'ning run'ning in the red. It was pointed out
that this was not a student gov government
ernment government financed organization but
! was self-supporting.
In order to provide for an ade ade;
; ade; quate summer program the other
$75 was needed, the club con contended.
A Florida Union request for
$250, tabled at a recent meeting,
was given approval. Union Direc Director
tor Director Bill Rion was present to ar argue
gue argue for the funds, to be spent on
a main-floor showcase to house
the proposed master calendar for
the coming years activities
It was suggested and moved
that University President Dr. J.
Wayne Reitz be asked to allow
students to sit on Florida Union
Planning Committee which is in investigating
vestigating investigating plans for a new un union
ion union building.
Also passed were the summer
budgets for the Florida Union,
the Summer Gator and *? de department
partment department of music.
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ing morning of the summer session except during holidays and vacation periods. The SUMMER GATOR is entered as second class
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Editor-in-Chief Joe Thomo*
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Business Manager * R w Jonas
A Chance to Help
When a student wants to go to
school he should be allowed to work
aiid pay for it and get the best edu education
cation education he can.
But Cuban students cannot do this.
They have been faced by another ob obstacle.
stacle. obstacle. Cuban Prime Minister Fidel
Castro has set up a blockade of regu regulations
lations regulations against youths eager to study
in the United States where they feel
they can get a better education in
THESE STUDENTS cannot even
write home for their own money to
put them through school without Cas Castros
tros Castros okay. They cannot receive any
money from home unless they have
squirmed their way through a myriad
of Fidelist regulations.
It seems that a kind hand towards
this oppressed group of students
would show the Cuban people that
the United States does not hate the
island republic but the philosophy
under which it has come to be ruled.
GOOD INTERNATIONAL relations
is a topic much tossed about.
Here is a situation where it can
really be put to the test, a situation
where it can do more good than
merely spread good feeling. It can
send out into the world, well-educat well-educated
ed well-educated men, and what is so important,
send them to their own country
where they are needed.
It is accepted that the island lies
far below the standards under which
Fruit's of Good Student Government
Indifference not outright antag antagonism
onism antagonism is the main enemy of good gov government.
ernment. government. Student government is no
For many years now the majority
of UP students havent been con concerned
cerned concerned enough about student govern government
ment government to take the time even to vote in
its elections. The disinterested mass
of students has abstained from the
polls because they havent received a
convincing answer to one simple ques question
tion question What does student govern government
ment government do for me?
THE POINT IS that while student
government should function with a
high level program geared to aid the
growth and progress of our universi university,
ty, university, it is also necessary for it to oper operate
ate operate on yet another level of routine
service to the student body in order
to acquire the grass roots support
neeessafy to be effective in the for former
mer former role.
If this sounds like a vicious circle,
it is. Heres the way it works.
ONLY WHEN a student govern government
ment government is strong, mature and responsi responsible
ble responsible can it gain the respect and
support of the University Administra Administration.
tion. Administration. Student government needs this
respect and support of UF officials to
gain the freedom and finances nec necessary
essary necessary to provide the enumerable
routine services that touch every stu student
dent student or student organization at some
phase of their university life.
By the same token, student govern government
ment government can appear to be strong and
command the respect of the Universi University
ty University Administration only when it is the
real representative of the student
body and has the active support of
FINALLY, THE simple facts of life
are that it is the everydav routine
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its neighbors live. It is also accepted
that the agrarian society a few rpiles
from Key West sorely needs devel development.
MONEY AND industry must come
to Cuba before it can gain status in
Cannot the home of freedom, the
United States, do something to help
it? Cant the United States and its
people help put Cuban students
through schools so they can return
to their home and help it grow?
Fraternities, sororities, student gov government,
ernment, government, are only a few groups here
that can help tremendously with the
funds these Cubans need and cant
On a larger scale the National Stu Student
dent Student Association, scholarship founda foundations
tions foundations and other interested groups can
take the cause of Cubas worthy stu students
dents students to heart.
BEING A good Samaritan is not
hard to do. Cuba is our neighbor, a
neighbor we may be glad to have on
our side in years to come.
At present the island government is
not our friend. It doesnt seem to
want to be. Perhaps it feels we have
not done anything to show we want
to be its friend.
If we would be the first to break
the ice with a kind hand rather than
let another philosophy influence them
with a whitewashed, greedy hand,
perhaps then our international rela relations
tions relations would not seem half so bad.
services (like better football seats)
not momentous accomplishments like
the Student Government Educational
Analysis Committee that gain the at attention
tention attention and grass roots support of the
This last note brings us full circle
in our theory for developing a ma mature,
ture, mature, responsible student government.
In a nutshell it is is*
* is* *
IF STUDENT government gives
students better football seats, baby babysitting
sitting babysitting service, etc., it earns the grass
roots support of the student body.
If student government has the
grass roots support of the student
body, it can command the respect and
support of the University Adminis Administration.
If student government has the re respect
spect respect and support of the University
Administration, it not only can pro provide
vide provide more and better routine services
to develop greater grass roots sup support
port support among the studentsBUTit is
then in a favorable position to de develop
velop develop any number of valuable and
constructive programs which will aid
the growth and progress of our Uni University.
THIS, OF COURSE, is the ultimate
goal of a mature and responsible .stu .student
dent .student government.
To circumnavigate the vicious cir circle
cle circle we have just outlined is admit admittedly
tedly admittedly no small task. But the free
watermelon bust made possible by
the work and ingenuity of Bob Parks
summer student government at the
twilight band concert last week is a
good start in the right direction. I
Its our bet that the more than 300
students who enjoyed that cool water watermelon
melon watermelon and music will vote in the next
student government election. They
have literally tasted the fruits of a
good student government.
Fridoy, July 15, 1960
"Don't bother him now. He's got to watch o
lecture on Channel*s."
Letters to the Editor
More Articles on Cuba
Would Improve Relations
I think that I should congratu congratulate
late congratulate you for the article on the
situation of the Cuban students
(July 8), not because I am af affected
fected affected by some of those mea measures,
sures, measures, but because I am very
glad to find out that at least
there are several persons that
not only are interested in the
problems of Cuba, but all Latin
I am surprised at the lack of
knowledge of the great majority
of the students of this campus
about Latin affairs, in spite at
the fact that we are so close
together, that we are neighbors.
Many times friends hav e come
to me to ask questions which de demonstrate
monstrate demonstrate this lack of know knowledge,
ledge, knowledge, such as: Is Cuba inde independent?
pendent? independent? Is the Spanish you
speak the same they speak in
Spain? and so on.
This is not a particular cri criticism
ticism criticism of the students on this
campus, for this goes on and on
in all parts of the United States.
I have visited. My point is that
more importance should be giv given
en given to Latin American affairs,
and I think that your article
helped move a step forward to
THE TOP DRAWER
'Homey Baloney' Creates
A Realistic School Spirit
By FRED FUOHOCK
With about the same clock clockwork
work clockwork regularity that Castro Cu Cubans
bans Cubans chant death to Eisenhow Eisenhower,
er, Eisenhower, someone on this campus
decides that something really
must be done this year about
the lack of UF school spirit.
Generally, most of these projects
are dismal failures.
For example, when I was a
freshman in the long, long-ago,
some bright aspiring politics de determined
termined determined to eliminate campus
apathy by requiring all fresh freshmen
men freshmen to wear ratcaps. No one of
course gave much thought to
how or if this ruling could be
AS A RESULT, the only fresh freshmen
men freshmen to wear the ridiculous head headgear
gear headgear outside of the creators of
the scheme were two elderly
veterans who claimed the caps
kept the bald spots on their
heads from getting sunburned.
Later that same year by this
time the cap-wearing student
group had grown into a commit committee
tee committee titled with proper absurdity
the School Spirit Committee
these same leaders entered with
more enthusiasm than wisdom
into a wager on behalf of the
school with the University of Mi Miami
ami Miami on the UF-Miami football
game. The idea was that the
thought of a real gamble would
fire students into a fever pitch
for their team.
THE ONLY groups fired into
a fever pitch were the campus
prognosticators booking the con contest:
test: contest: first they were aghast at
the odds we w r ere sure losers
and then later were sent into
hysterics at the stakes. You
guessed it: ratcaps.
Naturally we lost the game.
We lost more than that in pres prestige,
tige, prestige, too, when time came to pay
off. The only ones willing or
able to meet the obligation were
the members of the by this time
notorious School Spirit Commit Committee.
THERE ARE reasons for
these ludicrous failures. First,
school spirit is a manifestation
of, not a driving force behind,
such things as a successful foot football
ball football team and a happy, united
student body. A scoring backfield
produces cheers, not vice versa.
Second, school spirit is such an
amorphous element that fu*row fu*rowedbrow
better understanding between
the students of Latin America
and the United States on this
campus. They will understand
what we go through when we
come to American universities
looking for an education and
where we can enjoy the free freedom
dom freedom offered in this country.
I think that it will be a good
idea if the staff of the Alligator
will push this idea forward and
more articles about Latin Am American
erican American would be written. This
will help in improving relations
between the two areas.
The Summer Gator invites let letters
ters letters to the editor. Letters must
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pencil) name and local address
but, on specific request, the name
will be withheld from publication.
The Summer Gator reserves the
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en shorten it to meet space requirements.
Normally, letters may not exceed
500 words, and must be written
on only one side of the paper.
edbrow fu*rowedbrow politicians running
around with carefully blueprint blueprinted
ed blueprinted projects are simply not going
to create it. They might just as
well chart out plans for making
more people fall in love, or be believe
lieve believe in God.
THE OTHER however, Mr.
Bob Park, a politician and
with a little bit of the amorphous
idealistic about him anyway,
threw away the complex plans
and carried out a little project
that was both subtle and simple
and yet produced for one short
spell as pleasant and coopera cooperative
tive cooperative an atmosphere as Ive seen
at this University.
Nothing special: he just ar arranged
ranged arranged for student government
to give out free watermelon at
the twilight band concert on the
Plaza of the Americas.
NOW BEFORE the sneer over
a cocktail and the sly compar comparison
ison comparison with a high school taffy
pull, let me tell you that this
simple move created what many
an ass in a ratcap has tried to
produce before on this campus.
Everyone was momentarily hap happy
py happy with this school: more could couldnt
nt couldnt be asked for.
For a brief while, one even
had the impression that it was
the optomistic and idyllic side of
the 19th century. You know what
I mean: summer evenings, girls
in pure-white dresses sipping le lemonade,
monade, lemonade, the faint smell of night nightblooming
blooming nightblooming jasmine frankly, all
the wonderful baloney that mov moves
es moves men to the unrealism of love
AND AFTER all. school spirit
is a piece of the mystique, the
temporary transcendence of
what really is, the quick dream,
and perhaps it takes something
small-townish and unassuming
to produce it. They say a man
always falls In love with the sim simple,
ple, simple, sweet, idealistic girl exist existing
ing existing only in his imagination, and
it might be well to consider this
and apply It to that part of lifes
enchantment called school spirit.
Elaborate schemes have so far
produced only elebor&te failures.
This campus could use a few
more home# devices like free,
watermelon at a band concert
to offset its realistic atmosphere.
Its nice to believe in God and
good things every once in a
Don't Leave TV 'Americano' of Fun
By DON ADDIS
To the New Victor Balsamo:
What are you, Victor Balsamo,
some kind of Commie rat agita agitator?
As a television cameraman
had an opportunity to become
an integral part of the great
American tradition of Whole Wholesome
some Wholesome entertainment, and you
bollixed it good.
Television is perpetuating the
good old dem dema
a dema nasal, mewl mewling
ing mewling snivel be ADDIS
given the same chance to be become
come become an American Hero as
someone with talent?
Where but on television can
the little guyhandicapped from
birth by lack of ability have
his chances enhanced by the
cancellation of programs like
the Steve Allen show this sum summer.
YOU DIDN'T want to watch
We Should Know World Beyond Europe
(EDITORS NOTE: Charles
Amade, 33, is a member of the
history and C-l teaching staff.)
Last week I wrote a column
about the emancipation of Afri Africa
ca Africa which provides the United
States with a great opportunity
to capture the sympathy of free
In the same issue Professor
John A. Harrison complained
about the static position of Orien-
tal studies at the UF. Foreign
Student Advisor Ivan J. Putnam
was featured in the Alligator
when he commented about Cub Cuban
an Cuban students and the UF.
THE HARRISON statement
motivated the Alligator editors
to write an editorial; Putnams
words were flashed by these
same editors as a headline. My
own column was entitled by
these editors, Dark Continent
Becoming Lighter, alt h o u g h
bloody riots were occurring in
the newly established Republic
What does all this mean? I be believe
lieve believe it shows that responsible
student opinion and a great part
of the faculty at the UF are vit vitually
ually vitually concerned with the World
Beyong Europe (the title of a
thoughtful paperback just pub published
VOICE OF THE MACOO
Separates Teachers from Professors
By JIM McGUIRK
A wizened codger with pure
white hair and a bad eye labors
over in Dan McCarthy Hall.
I interviewed nim recently in
connection with a news story. It
was a pleasure and an honor.
has a Doctor Doctorate
ate Doctorate in Botany
and is charg- r
ed with drum- 1 J
ming that sub- !y'/
ject into stu students,
dents, students, people T
call him Doc- x, J
tor John Da- [\/
Which is real really
ly really too bad McGUIRK
he doesnt deserve to be lump lumped
ed lumped with the academicians.
He belongs to a much more
select group. He should in
spite of the awkwardness of the
unfamiliar phrasebe address addressed
ed addressed as Teacher Davis.
HE DESERVES the appela appelation
tion appelation because he is a teacher teacherand
and teacherand in the classical sense. I
am using him here (and prob probably
ably probably embarrassing him mightily
for which I apologize) merely
as an example of an educator.
In fact, Im using him as
such an example after only hav having
ing having talked ith him. So conceiv conceivably
ably conceivably I could be wronghe might
not be the type person I believe
he would be in the classroom.
But I doubt this very much.
The type professor I think he
represents is somewhat of a rar raritybut
itybut raritybut always easy to disting distinguish.
HES THE PROFESSOR who
says, Im interested first of all
in peoplethen in their cus customs.
As for his specialty, Botany,
That doesnt make any dif difference.
He could probably be describ described
ed described in terms of the cliche
young in mind. Except there
are too many young professors
who by their own example re refute
fute refute the claim that a young
mind means a searching, fresh
and entertaining one.
So .many professors are appar apparently
ently apparently unaware of how inade inadeequate
equate inadeequate they aTe when matched
against such a man. Some seem seemingly
ingly seemingly feel their only obligation
to their students is to play the
PROBABLY THE most damn damning
ing damning statement I ever h?ard a about
that anyway. Those people were
rude. They werent plain folks.
They were overly talented. They
made fun of things. They were werent
nt werent good for You.
You wouldnt be so irritable,
son, if youd watch more heart heartwarming
warming heartwarming shows, like the new
laugh riot in which a blank fac faced
ed faced infant thinks out loud in a
strained falsetto. Heartwarming,
boy, and canned laughter tells
you when to be amused.
So what if Mark Twain rolls
over in his grave to avoid throw throwing
ing throwing up on his best string tie? A
fat lot he knew about American
entertainment. You can bet he
wouldnt last long on TV today.
Who would sponsor Frontier
TELEVISION will make a
man of you, son. Youve got to
have nerves of steel to watch
those cutaway views of aspirin
having at a living persons sto stomach,
mach, stomach, to examine a clogged low lower
er lower digestive tract, to experience
visually, the miracle of your liv liver
er liver bile, to witness miniature
hammers at work on a pulpy
brain, to take a cooks tour of
the duodenal canal, to stare
head-on at little Johnnys black blackest
est blackest cavities and Sisters infam infamed
ed infamed T-zone, to ogle a 21-inch
close-up of an ill-groomed arm
lished published by energetic FSU history
professor, George Lensen).
I ALSO BELIEVE that these
students and professors are ap apprehensive
prehensive apprehensive about a lack of in interest
terest interest by the universities to give
proper attention to this world
beyond us and Europe.
The United States i$ doing
poorly in winning the friendship
of this world beyond. Anti-West Anti-Western
ern Anti-Western feeling is swelling into most
dangerous proportions; it is be beginning
ginning beginning to run rampant. To dis dismiss
miss dismiss this as part of the commun communist
ist communist conspiracy is utterly naive.
The causes are much deeper.
The Western world with its
great contributions to world pro progress
gress progress has also been quite a ruth ruthless
less ruthless exploiter of the world be beyond
yond beyond Europe. It propagated its
own brand of civilization based
on material progress and its
WHILE IMPERIALISM and
colonialism will go down into
history as omething pro progressive,
gressive, progressive, history will more and
more emphasise the social psy psychology
chology psychology of imperialism.
Western rule of underdevelop underdeveloped
ed underdeveloped areas waa, and is, of a snob snobbish
bish snobbish paternalism. It was mani-
bout about a professor was a quip tos tossed
sed tossed in a whimsical moment:
He inspires apathy.
Yet this is precisely the dif difference
ference difference between the teacher and
the professor, as Im using the
The professor is the pedant de defined:
fined: defined: One who makes a dis display
play display of learning either in osten ostentation
tation ostentation or in unduly emphasizing
minutiae. The person who
would choose the title, Doctor,
instead of the knowledge the
THE TECHNICIAN of know knowledge
ledge knowledge rather than the scientist,
he has probably contributed
most to the public image of the
teacher as a laughable incom incompetent
petent incompetent who seeks refuge from
life behind data memorized for
its own sake.
But his worst sin in doing so
has been to stereotype all mem members
bers members of the profession. He has
hurt the manthe teacher teacherwith
with teacherwith the mind and devotion to
wisdom that is necessary for the
proper instruction of the young.
I would characterize the tea teacher
cher teacher as a wise man. But be beyond
yond beyond this, he must to proper properly
ly properly deserve the title consider it
his primary duty to transmit
Another example of such a
teacher is Dr. William Carleton
of the political science depart department.
ment. department. While requiring and get getting
ting getting far more work from his un undergraduate
dergraduate undergraduate students than most
professors, he Is notorious as a
supreme egotist, a ham actor-s actor-s---and
--and actor-s---and a fabulous educator who
ranges at times as far from po politics
litics politics as Davis probably does
from fauna and flora.
YET HE reportedly indulges
in none of his famous antics
when teaching graduate level
courses. His graduate students
are sophisticated enoughagain
I say reportedlyto apply them themselves
selves themselves to their work. But it
should be noted that at a gradu graduate
ate graduate level the work is often new,
bordering upon research and the
exploration of new ideaswhich
is fascinating in Itself.
To be explicit on an import important
ant important point, I have not meant to
imply that the bulk of the facul faculty
ty faculty at this University is the pro professor
fessor professor type. I have utilized
two extremes to make my point
and have personally found al almost
most almost all the men who taught me
in four years here to be honest
individuals sincerely interested
in their students.
pit, to learn the philosophy be behind
hind behind bathroom tissue.
Get back in there and watch
I Love Lucy, along with De December
cember December Bride, Danny Tho Thomas
mas Thomas show, Father Knows
Best, Bachelor Father, Fa Father
ther Father Makes an Ass of Himself,
and all the Gale Storm and Ann
So them re-runs.
ITS AMERICANA, boy, Its
Togetherness. Soon your mind
will be gelatinous enough
to mold into the right way of
thinking, and youll backslide
Put back on your headsets
next semester, Victor, and apol apologize
ogize apologize for your childish snit, re remembering
membering remembering that educational TV
is designed to maintain quality
in the medium. Its duty is to
bring serious thoughtpure and
righteous thought, of course courseinto
into courseinto our living rooms.
Thank those wise powers at
large for spanking Prof. Good Goodwins
wins Goodwins wayward wrists; he who
was guilty of Crimethink. Con Consider
sider Consider the thousands of parents
out there in Videoland who were
were spared the embarrassment
of having to answer when their
college-age sons and daughters
watching the professor's class
turned pink, trusting faces to
their folks and asked. Mommy,
what do hell and damn mean?
fested by a feeling of superiority,
such as a father feels towards
his children. But the children
never considered their more or
less benevolent rulers as par parents,
ents, parents, but rather exploiters.
Coupled with all this was an
amazing ignorance of these rul ruled
ed ruled lands and their peoples. In
the United States this ignorance
still prevails. Who is to blame
but our educational system, in including
cluding including the universities?
WE MUST teach our beginning
undergraduates the facts of this
world. It is not time to begin
here a new general education
course dealing with the w&rld
beyond Us and Europe; that is:
the Orient, the Near East, Afri Africa,
ca, Africa, Latin America and the Pa
The fight for these lands is the
most important phase of the
Cold War/ If we lose it we
have lost this war and with it
our luxuries, and what is much
more important, our liberties.
We at the universities have a
tremendous responsibility in this
crucial fight for survival. We
failing to teach our students
about the world beyond us and
Charles W. Amade
MOST TEACHERS are like
this. I suspect the reason is that
the profession is so underpaid
It attracts only martyrsand
maybe a few masochists.
But the lack if students inter interested
ested interested in an education is critical
on this campus. Primarily this is
the fault of neither the faculty
nor students but of teaching
conditions which are always pre present
sent present in a state school.
This problem has been thresh threshed
ed threshed about before. Last school
year I headed a committee de designed
signed designed to promote a program
which would throw faculty and
students together to study and
explore the professors subject
. IT FELL FLAT. A large por portion
tion portion of the blame lies with the
administrator of the committee.
(I didnt realize that half the
people who want to be on com committees
mittees committees wont work on them. I
also didnt realize I wasnt half
the administrator I thought I
was. Those particular halves to totalled
talled totalled a distressing whole.)
But the idea should b e reviv revived.
ed. revived. Put simply as possible, it
should be a method of extend extending
ing extending that five minutes after a
class when students discuss dir directly
ectly directly with their professors inter interesting
esting interesting or novel points brought
out in lectures.
WE CURRENTLY have a stu student
dent student government which (by iis
own modest admission ) is ad admirably
mirably admirably suited to institutionaliz institutionalizing
ing institutionalizing such programs as this.
I offer this as a replacement
for a recent program proposed
by student government which
would have UF student pen
pals here corresponding with
It seems to be a particular
failing of our current student ad administration
ministration administration that they have good
ideasand then allow themsel themselves
ves themselves to be blinded by their own
good thoughts that they forget
their amused electorates.
IN THE instance of pen
pals, I doubt sincerely that col college
lege college studentswho like anyone
else would identify pen pal
with the 12-year-old supplement
of the Sunday papercan see
themselves In the role.
If the program had been label labeled
ed labeled anything else, pen pals
might have had a chance. But
the program would currently re require
quire require only two or three hairy en engineers
gineers engineers to chortle it Into obliv oblivion.
Summer Fun Sites
Seen in Sun State
(Continued From Page ONE)
Memorial, the states most visited,
non commercial attraction.
It was developed as Floridas
tribute to the nations greatest
composer, whose Suwannee Riv River
er River is the state song. The 200-foot
Stephen Foster Carillon Tower
presents concerts every day.
Early River Boat
On the Suwannee River, just a
few hundred yards from the Tow Tower
er Tower and Museum is the Belle of
Swannee, a 30 passenger
replica of early river boats, which
offers rides to park visitors.
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There is a picnic pavilion and
snack bar, plus scores of tables
under the moss-draped oaks over overlooking
looking overlooking the Suwannee.
Floridas famous beaches are
within easy reach from the Un University.
iversity. University. Daytona Beach has
miles of sun and sand, jai alai,
and racing weekends to relieve
the student from Ms studies.
Three miles out In the Gulf of
Mexico are a group of semi-tropi semi-tropical
cal semi-tropical keys, the largest being Cedar
Key. Off the beaten path, it has a
Park Provides Picnics
A new seaside park pro v i d e s
shelters for picnics, swimming,
water skiing and barbecue pits for
broiling fish caught from the ad adjoining
joining adjoining circular dock.
A sportsmans dream, Cedar Key
is practically virgin fishing ground
abounding in salt water trout,
black bass, perch, pompano, red
fish and the huge silver tarpon.
Skiffs or inboard launches may
be rented by the day, or party
boats chartered for deep sea
Fort Lauderdale, the college stu students
dents students playground) is convenient conveniently
ly conveniently located between Palm Beach
and Miami. The axis of the Gold
Coast is also Floridas golfing
Sightseeing craft take vacation vacationeers
eers vacationeers to the fringe area of the
Everglades where Seminole Indi Indians
ans Indians wrestle alligators and live in
Girls In Gardens
Cypress Gardens at Winter Ha Haven
ven Haven on the Orange Blossom Trail
is the site of the Miss Florida con contest.
Some of the pretty girls are
among the aquamaids and cham champions
pions champions who star in four water ski
shows daily. The kite act, a ski skiing
ing skiing extravaganza, has been featur featured
ed featured on national TV programs and
world-wide press releases.
l Campus I
Friday nights Florida Union
sponsored film is Gaslight. It
:g to be shown at 7 and 9 in the
Health Center Auditorium.
Beginning Dance Lessons con continue
tinue continue at 7 on Monday night in the
Florida Union Social Room.
On Tuesday night are # Begin Beginning
ning Beginning and Advanced Bridge Les Lessons
sons Lessons in the Florida Union Oak
Room at 7.
Wednesday at 7 p.m. are Ad Advanced
vanced Advanced Dance Lessons in the Flor Florida
ida Florida Union Social Room.
Duplicate Bridge games are
played in the Florida Union Oak
Room at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
FRIDAY, JULY 15: The Latin
American Club general assembly
meeting invites all to participate
in an informal dance after the
meeting which includes refresh refreshments
ments refreshments and entertainment.
Highlight of the meeting at
7:30 p.m. is the Florida Union
Social Room will be a lecture by
Professor Alvin Oohen of the Col College
lege College of Business Administration.
He will answer the current quest question:
ion: question: Development of Petroleum
Resources by Domestic or Inter International
national International Means?
SATURDAY, JULY 16: The spe special
cial special summer social, a Summer
Cooler, sfxjnsored by the Florida
Union will take place from 8 to
II p.m. in the Social Room.
TUESDAY, JULY 10: The Uni University
versity University Symphony Orchestra per performs
forms performs in the UF Auditorium at
8:15 p.m. Arnold Wirtala will con conduct
duct conduct the symphony.
Professors Arthur W. Thompson
and John A. Harrison from the
UF history department will speak
in the Physics Auditorium on the
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20: An Another
other Another Band concert on the Plaza
of the Americas will be presented
at 6:45 p.m.
Bowling and swimming parties
are on tap for this week-end at
PRESBYTERIAN: Bowling, a
popular form of recreation around
campus, will be enjoyed by the
Presbyterian Center on Friday.
The group will meet at the Center
at 8 p.m. Saturday night Latin
American dance lessons will be
continued with the rhumba as
special feature. The time is from
8 to 11.
BAPTIST: An outing to Orange
Springs is planned for Saturday
at 1:30 p.m. The group will leave
from the center.
Jazz Drum Solo
In Plaza Show
March to the Battle of Jazz
will be a featured solo at the sec second
ond second Gator Band Twilight Concert
Wednesday night followed by free
refreshments on the Plaza of the
Director Richard W. Bowles an announced
nounced announced that J. P. Hale, trap
drummer, will be the featured so soloist.
Paul Hendrick, secretary of
mens affairs in student govern government,
ment, government, has said refreshments will
be served following the concert
to the band and audience.
Another special feature will be
the appearance with the band of
several of the leads from the
forthcoming presentation of Okla Oklahoma.
This special vocal ensemble, di directed
rected directed by Dr. Elwood Keister, will
sing Oh What A Beautiful Morn Morning,
ing, Morning, Out of My Dreams, and
the title song Oklahoma.
Fred Stevens, James Boeworth,
and Ed Glick of the Gator Sum Summer
mer Summer Band, will share the podium
with Bowles in directing special
The concert will start at 6:45
p.m. The public is invited to at attend
tend attend without admission charge.
(Continued From Page ONE)
The study is to cover a years
time and mechanism is not of
immediate concern as the budg budgets,
ets, budgets, he said. V
Also under consideration by the
Board is the current proposal to
organize the state universities on
a trimester basis and the naming
of a successor to the late FSU
president, Dr. Robert M. Strozier.
Trimester proponents hold that
such a system would put the uni university
versity university system on a more eco economical
nomical economical basis and enable students
to finish what now constitutes a
four-year course of study in three
Chairman Daniel, of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, has said a new FSU piesi piesident
dent piesident would be named by Septem September,
ber, September, but that there was no chance
he would be picked in this weeks
SG Helps Cubans
(Continued From Page ONE)
Park noted that a student gov government
ernment government resolution would be the
natural consequence of the gen general
eral general philosophy set up last year
by the Educational Analysis Com Committee.
Worth Striving For
The free accessibility of edu education
cation education to all is a goal always
worth striving for, he said. The
Educational Analysis Committee
had this as a basic underlying
philosophy in its campaign to
bring better education to Flori Floridas
das Floridas state universities.
The Cuban dictator himself is
quoted as saying, The happiest
people are those whose children
are best educated in how to think
for themselves and how to guide
This he said in defense of his
July 26 revolution when he was
on trial October 13, 1953*.
The student body president
noted that the UF has prided
itself on -its services to Latin
Last spring, he said, we be began
gan began a cultural exchange with
students who came here from
Bolivia. We hope to expand it
throughout Latin America.
He remarked that a circular
letter from the Cuban govern government
ment government last spring had invited
American students for vacations
during the breaks at
special rates. An inquiry will be
made to determine the status of
this invitation, Park said.
Five More Appointed
To High SG Positions
'Hie student government Steer Steering
ing Steering Committee, Honor Court and
Traffic Court last week appoint appointed
ed appointed a total of five more students
| to their ranks.
Steering Committee: Everett
I Brinkman, Cathi Little; Honor
Court: Jo Hardin, Helen Katz;
Traffic Court: Tammy Van Al Allen.
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GRAD SYMPHONEERS UF Music graduates
have returned to help with the Gator Summer Sym Symphony
phony Symphony Concert. They are (L. to R.) Marie Henderson,
cello, Fred Stevens, clarinet, and Jo Anne Cousa,
IN THE DARK
Wild Western Women
Will Meet Northlnnd
By MAitY ANNE AWTREY
Gator Staff Writer
From the wild and woolly west to th e cold and bleak Alaskan
plains, the city screens take the movie goer on a tour this week.
It would be difficult to explain
to a foreigner learning English
the meaning of the Americanism
rat race, but if he were to see
The Rat Race, Friday and Sat Saturday
urday Saturday at the Florida Theatre,
hed understand it thoroughly.
Tony Curtis and Debbie Rey Reynolds
nolds Reynolds bring to vivid life the jazz
musician and the dime-a-dance
hall girl created by Garson Kanin
for his hit Broadway stage play.
Three Music Makers
The Paramount production co costars
stars costars Jack Oakie, Kay Medford
and Don Rickies. Three top jazz
musicians, Joe Bushkin, Sam Bu Butera
tera Butera and Gerry Mulligan, are fea featured
tured featured in the music-spiked drama.
Friday and Saturday at the
State, Story on Page One, bring bringing
ing bringing a newspaper into the spotlight,
is the co-feature with Chips Raf Rafferty
ferty Rafferty in Smiley Gets a Gun.
Ice Palace is Warner Brothers
film version of Edna Ferbers
novel about the taming of Alaska
and the struggle of this great
northern wilderness to become
Americas 49th State.
Palace Is Powerful
As was the case for Miss Fer Ferbers
bers Ferbers Giant, the studio has
Critie Likes Lyeeum Pianist
For Making Mozart Fresher
The Lyceum Council present presented
ed presented its second offering of the sea season
son season last Monday evening in the
person of Mr. Gerson Yessin
playing a varied and well-balan well-balanced
ced well-balanced program of piano music.
Mr. Yessin revealed from the
start a fine keyboard technique
particularly in his masterly per performance
formance performance of Beethovens Wald Waldstein
stein Waldstein Sonata.
Thereafter, he managed to
make some of Chopins most
hackneyed music seem fresh,
thanks to his thoughtful playing.
In a lighter vein Mr. Yessin con continued
tinued continued with a set of dances by
Bela Bartok, based on Ruman Rumanian
ian Rumanian folk tunes and in these he
brought out well their almost As Asiatic
iatic Asiatic charm.
In a completely different field,
we were then delighted with
some Brazilian childrens music
which symbolized both the wist wistful
ful wistful knowingness and closeness
to nature of the Brazilian child.
Mr. Yessin closed his program
with a tour de force in Liszts
fiendish Tarantella. The audi audience
ence audience warmly applauded Mr. Yes Yessins
sins Yessins playing.
made Ice Palace, opening at the
Florida on Sunday, a powerful,
exciting and authentic saga of a
young country coming of age.
What Giant did for Texas, Ice
Palace does for Alaska.
Carolyn Jones, Martha Hyer and
Jim Backus also are starred in a
cast which includes Ray Danton
and two newcomers, Diane Mc-
Bain and Shirley Knight.
Texans Dont Quit
But Texans never give up. Five
Bold Women, Sunday and Mon Monday
day Monday at the State, follows five fe female
male female desperados, each a convict convicted
ed convicted killer, and their escorting mar marshall
shall marshall across the Texas plains.
The picture stars Jeff Morrow,
Merry Anders and Jim Ross, with
Irish McCalla, Kathy Marowe,
Bee Carroll and Luci Blau.
At War With the Army, also
at the State Sunday and Monday,
stars Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
and co-stars Polly Bergen.
Telling a hilarious tale of Army
life and filled with many excit exciting
ing exciting songs, it was produced for
the screen by Finklehoffe and
features a Mack David-Jerry Liv Livingston
ingston Livingston score.
Our congratulations to him
and to the Lyceum Council. Let
us hope that the department of
music will take advantage of
Mr. Yessins residence in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville to have him appear in
one of its concert series in the
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THE SUMMER GATOR, Friday, July 15, 1960
Punch 'N' Cookies Given
At Sun Symphony Concert
Free punch and cookies will
be served by the student govern government
ment government following the Summer
Symphony Concert Tuesday in
the University Auditorium at
1116 UFs music departments
presentation will include works
by Handel, Schubert, and Mo Mozart.
zart. Mozart. A special feature will be
the performance of Quiet City
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I by the American composer,
Soloists for this number ar*
Jason Weintraub, English horn,
and John Owen, trumpet.
The 55-member orchestra com composed
posed composed of faculty members, stu students
dents students and Gainesville resi residents.
dents. residents. will be conducted by Dr.
Arnold Wirtala, assistant pro professor
fessor professor of music.
IN INTRAMURAL ORACKIT I
Two Top Teams Tied
By Taking First Games
By FRAN WARREN
Gator Sports Editor
Corry Cougars and the Nine
Ole Men jumped out in front in
the first bracket winning their
first threq games in summer
Corry, out-hit in each contest,
managed to push more runs
across the plate than their op opponents.
Errors made the difference in
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fHE SUMMER GATOR, Friday, July 15, 1960
most games this week as Corry
sneaked past the Chemical En Engineers,
gineers, Engineers, 8-7-. - -
Two errors by Pi Kappa Tau
in the 4th inning gave the
Cougars two runs and the game
by a 3-1 score over the Phi
Two costly errors and six
runs in the last inning gave the
Cougars a 10-9 edge over the
men from Sledd.
The Nine Ole Men walked
over Flavet HI 10-4. The Ole
Men racked up two homers for
the win. Thomas forfeited a
game to the Nine Men.
With two games under their
belts the Nine Ole Men downed
the Village Squares 6-2 on five
runs scored in the first inn inning.
Third-place Flavet HI won
over the Village Squares 3-2,
and claimed a forfeit over the
idle Thomas team.
Three teams remain unbeaten
in Bracket II: the Honeymoon Honeymooners,
ers, Honeymooners, Alpha Tau Omega and the
The Honeymooners whipped
the Playhouse Nine team 10-0
behind the no-hit pitching of
Larry Elliott. Elliott allowed
only one man to reach first.
In the second game the
Honeymooners squeezed past
the Estimators, 5-4.
The Barristers Knocked out
13 hits to beat the Brewers 8 2
in their first game of the sum summer.
mer. summer. The law boys rolled
past the Estimators 7-0.
ATO ran over the Estimators,
8-3. In the second game for the
ATOs they pushed across 15
runs to down the luckless Play Playhouse
house Playhouse Nine held to only three
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SATURDAY, JULY 16
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A HIT OR A STRIKE Regardless
what it was, batter Mai Polick could
not succeed in pushing his hard luck
team, the Playhouse Nine, ahead of its
opponents. Umpire Jim'Foster watched
TEAM WON LOST
CORRY COUGARS 3 0
NINE OLE MEN 3 0
FLAVET 111 2 1
PHI KAPPA TAU 11
VILLAGE SQUARES I 2
ENGKEMS 0 1
SLEDD 0 2
THOMAS .. 0 3
if TEAM WON LOST
HONEYMOONERS 2 0
ALPHA TAU OMEGA .. 2 0
BARRISTERS 2 0
BREWERS 2 1
LATIN AMERICANS 11
ESTIMATORS 1 3
FLAVET I 0 2
PLAYHOUSE NINE 0 3
TEAM WON LOST
ORANGE 2 0
GREEN 2 0
RED 0 2
WHITE 0 1
YELLOW 0 1
BLACK 0 1
GRAY 0 0
CINNAMON 0 0
PURPLE 0 0
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closely over the shoulder of Alpha Tau
Omega catcher Felton Bryant through throughout
out throughout a game that saw the fraternity
leap over the Playhouse Nine to the
tune of 15-3.
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Ten teams are battling it out
for first place &pot in the Tennis j
Last weeks action saw the I
Brown team of Roger Young and;
John Comer defeat Bruce Stech-1
miller and Dennie Jobe in both
singles and doubles by a score
The Blue team of Jim Milton and
Cy Warden downed their oppon opponents,
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and Bruce Louden 3-0.
Harvey Burdick and Milo Lari Larimer,
mer, Larimer, double match winners, de defeated
feated defeated the Yellow team of Gene
Grissom and Bert Muller, 3-0.
Milo Larimer and Muller have
had the longest singles match to
1 date. Larimer finally stopping
Muller in the third set, 1-6. 6-3,
The summer school tennis tour tour;
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