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Equipment Missing, Stolen, Misplaced In Health Center Inventory

Gator Staff Writer
Following an interim of con confusion
fusion confusion in the Medical Center, a
final inventory has been tallied
and a reorganisation begun.
Missing equipment'in the in inventory
ventory inventory just completed totaled
about $17,000 in all, and center of officials
ficials officials expressed satisfaction with
the situation.
In addition to other equipment
which may be merely unac unaccounted
counted unaccounted for was a $5,000. cam camera,
era, camera, which has been listed as

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Number 3

Funny Pianist Izen
Appears Monday
in Lyteum Show
Marshall Izen, a comic at the keyboard, will appear
under the sponsorship of Lyceum Council at 8:15 Mon Monday
day Monday night in the University Auditorium.
Admission is free to all students upon presentation of
an ID card. General entrance fee is $2 for other adults
and $1 for children and high school students. Tickets
will be available at the door.

Blue Monday
Nets SBO
For Police
Automobile owners, be beware!
ware! beware! Campus police issued
28 violation tickets Mon Monday,
day, Monday, and all the violators
paid a total of SBO in fines.
Most of the violations
were for improper decals.
Decals issued are for certain
parking areas only. Decal carri carriers
ers carriers are limited to their particular
areas between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Properly registered cars may
park anywhere on campus after
lp.m. f
Ticketing will continue through throughout
out throughout the summer for careless of offenders.
fenders. offenders.
In order to avoid violation tic tickets,
kets, tickets, said student Traffic Court
Justice Steve Gladin, students
using campus parking facilities
should learn where and when they
may park.
Must Register
Gladin said, AH students hav having
ing having cars in Alachua county are
required to register with the cam campus
pus campus police.
Any person receiving a traf traffic
fic traffic violation must appear before
the student Traffic Court with within
in within 72 hours of its issuance. To
prevent irregularities in comply complying
ing complying with the law, I.D. cards will
be checked against a list of de decal
cal decal numbers issued.
Violation Points
Three violation points are given
{or each decal violation, and six
points are sufficient for a person
to lose the privilege of keeping
a car on campus.

Wouburg Host To 1800;
Record-Breaking Fourth
The combination of Wauburg, watermelon and July
Fourth broke records at the UF lakeside recreational
Camp Wauburg was host to 1,800 people over the
July Fourth vacation, with over 430 cars adding to this
record-breaking day.
A total of 730 people were able to cool off with
some cold watermelon supplied free by the Florida

Union Board.
It only took twenty minutes to
go through 43 watermelons, said
Leigh Prowler
Apparently, someone has a
grudge against progress.
Last Friday, and again on Tues Tuesday,
day, Tuesday, someone entered room 116
of Leigh Hall and interfered with
an experiment being conducted
by R. F. Christmas.
The vandal took a stirrer out of
a freezer and removed the cov cov*r
*r cov*r which kept air out of the box.
The act indicated that whoever
it was seemed to know what he
was doing. There was no sign of
forced entry.
Although the action did not in incur
cur incur a loss of money, it ut the
experiment back about three

Ellis Jones, UF business man manager,
ager, manager, said it was just a normal
Outside Pressure
However, UFs Director of Fi Finance
nance Finance and Accounting Julian M.
Davis termed it an audit push pushed
ed pushed forward by outside pressure.
Davie said that much of the
difficulty with the present audit
started back during the early
administration of the Med Cen Center.
ter. Center.
Former Assistant Business
Manager of the Med. Center
A. E. Ansley, a State Auditor,

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The pianist-humorist, who stud studied
ied studied at the Juilliard School of
Music, was described by the New
Yorker as a first-rater who
satirizes concert singers and op opera
era opera plots reducing opera as we
know it to a cheerful shambles.
A Cincinnati Inquirer critic said,
His performance is as solid at
the keyboard as it is in satire
. . good for plenty of laughs.
Case Veteran
Izen, a veteran of the case so society
ciety society circuit, has appeared in
New forks Ruban Blue and the
Blue Angel as well as other sup supper
per supper clubs throughout the nation.
His television engagements in include
clude include the Ed Sullivan and Steve
Allen shows. The comic piano
player is currently featured on
a weekly TV show, Wonder*-
A unique touch is added to
Izens act by the use of hand
puppets. With the piano as a
stage he works the puppets with
one hand as he provides music
with the other.
He makes hand dolls himself,
and has over fifty characters in
his repertoire. The puppets are
sometimes used as operatic fi figures.
gures. figures.
Izen made his concert debut in
Chicago at th age of 16 playing
Beethovens First. He received a
Bachelors Degree in music from
De Paul University.
Kooler Hop
Set Tonight
Dance music broadcast on the
spot will be the feature of a Sum Summer
mer Summer Kooler streei dance at 8 this
Summer Union Board President
George Kruger said the dance,
the second of the summer, will be
on Union Drive, next to Florida
Union. Radio station WGGG will
broadcast from the Union.
Attendance for the first dance
two weeks ago set a record. Kru Kruger
ger Kruger said he expects attendance
to be almost as great this time.
Refreshments will be sold.

George Kruger, Summer Presi President
dent President of the Florida Union Board.
The free watermelon went over
so well that Sid Mathews, Direc Director
tor Director of Wauburg said that he in intends
tends intends to repeat this cut every
July fourth.
In general the weatherman fa favored
vored favored the fun with just a quick
shower to cool off the camp
grounds and sunshine for the re remaining
maining remaining interim.
Coed Counselors Quit
By 'Mutual Consent'
Two of the five women resident
counselors who will not he return returning
ing returning next September left by what
Dean Lester L. Hale termed mu mutual
tual mutual consent.
Dean of Student Affairs Hale
refused to discuss the reasons be behind
hind behind their departure.

was placed for the most part
in a directors position which
did not fall within his area of
training, according to Davis.
Ansley and his assistant Jim
Story later resigned, and were
hired by the State Beverage Com Commission.
mission. Commission. Ansley has simfe left the
state organization, Davis said.
Equipment which has yet to be
located originally totaled $12,000,
not counting the stolen camera.
Os this amount, however, $3,-
000 has been found and traced to

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. . Pianist Izen Slated
Vacancies Blamed
On Hiring Policy
Gator Staff Writer
Several faculty members blamed what one called
the Johnny Bright Over-night system of hiring prac practiced
ticed practiced by the UF for the lack of men to fill key posts in
an interview Monday.
Saying that an institution already established should
not have any problem in filling its vacancies, they urged
that positions be filled by standing members of a de department,
partment, department, eliminating the advantage an outside man
would have in trying to coerce the administration.

They complained that some peo people
ple people here expect the UF to be become
come become a great institution by buy buying
ing buying men.
Faculty and administration re representatives
presentatives representatives interviewed placed
the blame upon a number of fac factors,
tors, factors, but almost all agreed that
the University is definitely suffer suffering
ing suffering from department head defi deficiency.
ciency. deficiency. Heading the critical list
are sociology, foreign languages,
and C-l.
Success . But
Dr. Robert B. Mautz, Dean of
Academic Affairs, remarked, I
would say that weve had success
in finding department heads con considering
sidering considering the number of positions
weve had to fill.
Our standards have been very
high and our resources cover less
than the whole range of probabi probability,
lity, probability, he continued.
Individual departments noted
varied reasons for the lack of
suitable personnel.
Dr. Shaw E. Grigsby, acting
head of the department of socio sociology,
logy, sociology, which has been without a
permanent head for two years,
stated that his department would
be lucky to have one by June,
Arts and Sciences assistant
Dean A. H. Gropp stated that his
college wished to continue their
quality program, but the salaries
offered would not allow it.
Scope Seeking
Poems, Stories
Are you a camel driver?
Or an American Firster, or a
Jt you are, Bob Fichter, editor
of Scope magazine hopes youll
write it down and send it to
Scope, IS Florida Union.
Even if your name is T. S.
Eliot we will consider your manu manuscript,
script, manuscript, Fichter said.
Scope magazine, published four
times during the academic year,
is a magazine of commentary
in the arts and sciences.
Essays, short stories, bits of no novels,
vels, novels, reviews, poetry and other
choice collages of literature are
what Scopes editors want to see


University of Florida, Gainesville Friday, July 7, 1961

HC Contest
Nears End
One week is left in the Home Homecoming
coming Homecoming slogan contest.
UF students are eligible to en enter
ter enter and win more than SI,OOO in
prizes, including an auto air con conditioner,
ditioner, conditioner, an airplane trip to
Gainesville from anywhere in
the state, an expense paid Home Homecoming
coming Homecoming weekend, SIOO cash, and
many gift certificates.
The deadline for submitting en entries,
tries, entries, which should be seven
words or less with a general
Homecoming theme, is next Fri Friday
day Friday at 5 p.m. Entries should be
mailed or carried to the Florida
Blue Key office in the Florida
Union before the deadline.
Active members of Florida Blue
Key, their families, and major
Homecoming committee heads are
not eligible to enter.

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And the Gator Band Played Ota ...

An attentive group turned out
for the second Twilight Band Con Conceit
ceit Conceit of the summer Wednesday ev evening,

vendors who overlooked cer certain
tain certain unshipped items included in
their invoices, a spokesman said.
Stilt not located of the re remaining
maining remaining $9,000 in equipment
are beds, mattresses, lounge
chairs, lamps, television sets,
centrifuges, steel carts, X-ray
accessories, and Waring blend blenders.
ers. blenders.
George Gathercole, manager of
UFs department of property and
records sa|d that when the audit
was being taken, much equipment
which should have been decaled

Turlington Sees Aid for UF
In Extra Legislative Session

UF Politicians
Elected Officers
Os Demo Group
Three UF students were elect elected
ed elected to state positions in the Young
Democrats organization last week
in Ft. Lauderdale.
Joe Chapman, Andie Abernathy
and Paul Hendrick were elected
at the groups state convention.
Chapman, a freshman law stu student,
dent, student, was elected a state student
Andie Abernathy, who was elect elected
ed elected womens vice president for
the Bth Congressional District, is
a senior at UF.
, Hendrick .is .men-e district vice
president-elect for 1962'3, and was
appointed to the state member membership
ship membership committee. He is a junior in
Arts and Sciences.
Other state officers elected in include
clude include state president Wilson
Wright, now assistant attorney
general in Tallahassee, and presi president
dent president elect Bill McCoy of Jack Jacksonville.
sonville. Jacksonville.
Under the new constitutional
amendments, the men will each
serve a one-year term instead of
the usual two-year term.
Others from UF attending the
three-day convention which began
June 30 were Joe and Val Tho Thomas,
mas, Thomas, Ralph Carey and Ronald
The National Young Democrats
convention is slated for November
of this year and will be held in
Miami Beach. Delegates attend attending
ing attending the convention will be appor apportioned
tioned apportioned to the various states in a
fashion similar to the apportion apportionment
ment apportionment at the National Demociatic

Sermon inspires'Riders'
A Sunday sermon by Fred Laughon, minister of Gainesvilles
First Baptist Church, unwittingly gave rise to publicity for the free freedom
dom freedom riders.
The sermon, stimulated by the fact that a recent Sunday
marked the sixmonth mid-point between Christmases, expressed
the need for Christmas spirit throughout the year.
A group of the churchs young people, determined to compen compensate
sate compensate for this death of spirit, set out to sing carols to some local
A Gainesville resident, disturbed by the unseasonable chorale,
asked the group what they were doing. The response was, Were
freedom riders.
The singers then rode away to further spread the spirit.
Tom Latimer, a young member of the approximate 35 carollers,
stated, The Bible says, keep the Christmas spirit in your heart,
and thats just what we were trying to do.
There werent any freedom riders with us, he added. Some Somebody
body Somebody had to be smart.

was discovered without these
Reduced Total
This discovery reduced an earli earlier
er earlier figure of misplaced items from
almost a million doars to the
present total, approximately $9,-
Dr. Lemuel R. Jordan, director
of the Health Center, said he con considered
sidered considered the audit quite satisfac satisfactory.
tory. satisfactory.
Jordan said that a 99.600
missing inventory was rather
good for a newly opened multi

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Fla. Players in Danger
Direttor Warns Mautz

Conditions which make it im impossible
possible impossible for the Florida Players
to carry on its program at its
present strength and scope were
enumerated by Dr. L. L. Zim Zimmerman,
merman, Zimmerman, director of the Players,
in a recent letter to Dean of Aca Academic
demic Academic Affairs Robert B. Mautz.
Mautz is chairman of the space
allocation committee, which nas
announced the use of the Norman
Hall Auditorium as a lecture hall
beginning in the fall semester.
The planned conversion of the
Auditorium, home of the Players,
topped Zimmermans list of com complaints.
plaints. complaints.
He pointed out that while the
proposed schedule of classes

ening, evening, despite a light drizzle.
Bandsmen served members of the
audience free v/atermelon slices.

million dollar project such mi
the Med Center.
Almost all individuals directly
concerned with this inventory feel
that most of the items not lo located
cated located will probably turn up in
the near future.
The Med Center is in the midst
of a reorganization, Jordan said.
The reason for most of
mix-up in the Inventory was Jpi
use of nonacademic, untraMed-V
help in the various departments
concerned, he said. Jw
Now all persons hired to Safe \

Gator Staff Writer
Chances are good for a special legislative session to
face up to major education problems in Florida, state
representative Ralph A. Turlington told a UF audience
Wednesday evening while reviewing the 1961 legisla legislature.
ture. legislature.
Even without a special session, its likely that the UF
will receive a $50,000 appropriation from the general
education funds for a primate colony and SIOO,OOO for
research by the Medical Center, Turlington said.

But, the legislator went on,
it would take a special session
to provide extra funds for a new
;Fine Arts building for the Uni Uni|
| Uni| versity.
| Although this project has top
1 priority on the Board of Control,
I Turlington said its almost im-
Ipossible to ask for a 91,750,000
building and expect to get it
| from a general fund of $lO or sl2
Rather, he said, funds would
have to be provided by special

would not occupy the evening
hours, the theater is not always
available in the nighttime.
Class Needs
A number of classes in stage stagecraft,
craft, stagecraft, design, directing, and act acting
ing acting given by the speech depart department
ment department require the use of the stage
settings and stage space during
the daytime, he said.
This laboratory function is
now virtually eliminated, he said,
since lecture sessions will be in
progress during the hours on
which these classes meet.
Another limitation which
Zimmerman cited involved the
Players public performances.
With the auditorium a class classroom,
room, classroom, and appropriately equipped
for that purpose, it will no longer
be possible to use the forestage
area for productions, he said.
Time Scarce
The only means by which
the Florida Players now can ob obtain
tain obtain the time necessary for con construction
struction construction and rehearsal is to ex extend
tend extend our nighttime working hours.
This is both impractical and un unwise,
wise, unwise, as witnessed by normal
dormitory hours and student reg regulations.
ulations. regulations.
Zimmerman Stressed the fact
that, while the individual incon inconveniences
veniences inconveniences mentioned in the let letter
ter letter could seem insignificant, the
combined pressures of these fac factors
tors factors place critical stress upon
operation of the Players.
Police Query
Couple In Gym
Two UF students were held for
questioning concerning possible
violation of university regulations
this week.
Officer A. L. Compton of the
campus police saw a male stu student
dent student take a girl from the Florida
Gym at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday. The }
door of the Gym was left wide
open. ]
At 11:50 of the same day,
Compton and another officer saw
the same student taks a girl into |
the basement of the gym, where
the student occupies a room. (
The two officers called the sta station
tion station and a third officer came to
the gym with the patrol car. AH
three entered the room and took |
the students to the station, where ]
they were questioned.
The case has been turned over
to Frank Adams, Dean of Men. i

die property must have their
histories checked ttiorot^hly.
The next audit will be on a
departmental level Instead of us using
ing using a master-sheet to audit the
whole center, as has been the
custom in the past, Gathercole
oJf this type
fcW able to fulfill
M Gathercole
said. \ v*
from such in institutions
stitutions institutions as Jyfoa Hopkins are
ods in auditing hMsaid.
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The primate colony is almost
assured however, Turlington said,
since the $50,000 of state funds
would give the biggest benefit^.
Medical Colony
If the state releases the funds,
it will yield a $500,000 grant from
the National Institute of Health to
establish the colony for medical
and psychological studies.
In the face of the governors
no new taxes stand, the legis*
lature had to find some means of
meeting immediate enrollment in*
creases with present funds, re reported
ported reported Turlington.
*'Although an 800 student in increase
crease increase is anticipated in the fall,
we decided to keep everything
constant except salaries/' he
This meant providing no funds
for increases in extension work,
only small research provisions,
no increase in time or facilities
for counselling, no new housing
facilities and no change in the
student-teacher ratio.
"The idea seemed to be," he
remarked, "that one good over overworked
worked overworked but well-paid teacher is
better than two or three me mediocre
diocre mediocre teachers with a fair work
load but low pay."
One answer is the tri mester
system. If we can get the uni universities
versities universities to run all year, then wt
can unquestionably handle the
Turlington admitted the law lawmakers
makers lawmakers failed to provide for the
students when the tri-mester sy system
stem system was made mandatory. How However,
ever, However, the registration fees for
Florida were raised in
order to bring in an additional
"Weve raised fees, and in increased
creased increased the time a student will
be in school. Yet," he pointed
out, "we havent provided for
one lota increase in scholarships
Gov. Rockefeller
Invited to UF
Nelson Rockefeller, governor of
New York may be a UF visitor
next fall.
George Kruger, member of the
executive board of directors of the
UF Young Republician Club, is
optimistic about the chances of
having Rockefeller as a guest
Douglas Midgley, president of
the recently organised club said
that some other possible guest
speakers are: Former Republican
Candidate for Governor, George
Peterson; Bill Cramer, congress congressman
man congressman from the first district; C.
W. Bill Young, State Senator from
Pinnellag County and G. Harold
Alexander, Republican party State
Midgley said that there were
many other congressmen that
were invited to speak next fall,
but was hesitant to release names
of same, at present.
The Young Republicans art ar arranging
ranging arranging the series of speakers in
order to offer chances for IHTers
to become acquainted with in individuals
dividuals individuals active in party poli politics.
tics. politics.
Because the club is new and
there is much to be done com committeewise
mitteewise committeewise and organization-wise,
Kruger and Midgley said those in interested
terested interested in joining should make
application in the Florida Union.
Any UF student from age 18-
86 may join.


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Carole Bardella. Earl Barrett, Boh Benson. Frank
Bean. Gloria Brown, Irving Cohen. Tony Colson, Folly
Davis. Dick Dnsonbvry. Robert Flehter. John Flynn.
Tom Gibson, Don Glovor, John Grant, Walds Johnson,
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Sporti Editor: Mika Colodny

Can't Change Overnight

This is quite a condemnation of
some of the people we admit to the
University. We cant change them af after
ter after they get here, Dean of Men
-Frank T. Adams said about the exam
'theft at the end of the spring semes semester.
ter. semester.
We cant change them after they
get here.
University philosophy, however,
seems to counter that statement. Stu Students
dents Students are expected to uphold an hon-
Spend Well
In a recent cat and mouse game
with several UF faculty members re regarding
garding regarding unfilled administrative posi positions,
tions, positions, the buck was passed from ad administration
ministration administration to Tallahassee to other
departments, with Tallahassee and
money shortage receiving the high
* *
NONE OF THESE solutions to the
problem seem to satisfy the universi universities*
ties* universities* greatest need: Revival of its
slightly soggy intellectual climate in
some areas.
With all the talk of Spending ver versus
sus versus Legislature, most eyes will be
hopefully turned toward these va vacant
cant vacant departmental positions. If they
are not filled by middle brow, com complacent
placent complacent individuals, this institutions
ratings cannot possibly expect to soar.
Everyone concerned will quietly sink
into their respective ruts, accompan accompanied
ied accompanied by the sighs of high aspiring
* * **
ON THE OTHER hand, these va vacant
cant vacant posts offer unlimited opportunity
r for making this a truly great univer university.
sity. university. The influence of outstanding
leaders would be felt in many areas.
It is decidedly sure that the intel intellectual
lectual intellectual market does not cater to bud budgeted
geted budgeted spending, but the consumer is
. waiting expectantly. Careful shop shopping
ping shopping is a must. The students are
waiting. The faculty is waiting. A
great university is waitng.


Hemingway Lived, Died a Legend

Ernest Hemingway is dead
of a self-inflicted gun wound.
For one familar with the man,
the legend, and the works, this
simple statement released from
Ketchum, Idaho, (Hemingway's
home in the United States), is
full of irony and terror.
That the man fabled for his
hunting exploits and not only
bravery but simple indifference
" to death on the front line* and
even (in WW II) considerably
behind enemy lines, the man
so brought up his sons that at
the moment of his death one was
hunting in Africa and another
fishing in Oregon, that such a
man should die of a self-in self-inflicted
flicted self-inflicted gun wound can only
be further proof of the Diety
whom Lieut. Henry of Fare Farewell
well Farewell once envisages as throw throwing
ing throwing water on a burning log fil filled
led filled with trapped ants, but doing
so only to empty his cup for
more whiskey.
e e
AND IF THE wound was not
only eelf-inflicted but well welldirected
directed welldirected also, then we must face
terror, for the theme of suicide
and the revulsion against suicide
is pervasive in Hemingways
As early ms Indian Camp
there is a suicide, that of an
Indian because of his wifes
pain. In another short story, a
man, probably the Nick of In Indian
dian Indian Camp grown up, takes his
son fishing and is forced into
contemplating the suicide of his
Os ANOTHER story, the
famous A Clean Well-Lighted
Place," one waiter cannot be beiteve
iteve beiteve Hud a customer had com com''knitted
''knitted com''knitted suicide because after all
be had plenty of money.
In this story, perhaps more
any other we understand
the very real existential anguish
which afflicts those of Heming Hemingway
way> Hemingway g characters who are
aware," an anguish for which
And aex and excitement


Asst. Manager Tent Hoffman
OffiM Mm(tr Babette Steinhaaser
Ctrcstattw Kittgtr Ckariotto Carry
gtaff i Bad Floyd, Joha ForrostaU. D
Glovor. Chortoo LochmiiWr, Row Rowdy
dy Rowdy Radish, Betty Bailiff, Grom

A Farewell to Anns
are only little Davids against
the giant Despire.
And there are many other
stories. In For Whom the Bell
Tolls, Robert Jordan, as be
lies, wounded, without hope of
escape and covering the retreat
of Maria and Pablo's band Is
twice tempted to suicide, for
fear of being taken alive by ths

EARLIER IN the book he
goes into great detail about bis
fathers suicide by a self-in self-inflicted
flicted self-inflicted gun wound and recalls
his having, after growing up,
taking his fathers revolver and
thrown it into the deepest part
of a lake, where it could no
longer fascinate him.
There are also other refer references
ences references in other novels and stories.
And what makes it all so much
more terrible is the
suicide of Hemingways father,
an act of "crowdice which none
of hi* fictional protagonists is
willing to forgive.
APART FROM ths irony and
terror of the self-infliction
lies all the meanings which
Hemingway gave to the word
In advice to a young writer
and in describing Ms own ap apprenticeship,
prenticeship, apprenticeship, it was death, espe especially
cially especially the presence of sudden
violent death that the writer

or system on the philosophy that with
college comes maturity and responsi responsibility.
bility. responsibility.
* *
ALSO OF INTEREST is the state statement
ment statement condemnation of some of the
people we admit into the University.
University psychiatrist Dr. Henry C.
Schumacher sees a link between the
wide range of enrollment and such
violations of UF codes as exam thefts,
and moral cases.
When students who are not univer university
sity university material enter the UF added
pressures are placed on them. Back
home they have parents who expect
them to make the grade. With pres pressure
sure pressure comes a warping of valves and
undermining of UFs honor system.
* *
IN TALKING to students, one is
first wary of criticizing or even sug suggesting
gesting suggesting abolishment of the UF Honor
System on the grounds that it would
be a slap in the face to the student
It is' surprising, however, how
many students openly advocate abol abolishment
ishment abolishment of the system. In a poll taken
during the last academic year stu students
dents students generally agreed that the Hon Honor
or Honor System flunks its own tests.
There appears to be an increase in
proctoring of tests by professors. Evi Evidence
dence Evidence of academic mistrust of the
I find my own way of taking care
of the cheaters, one professor re remarked.
marked. remarked. The Honor System is too
* *
WHY WEAK? Is it the fault of
those who regulate the system
through the honor court? We do not
feel so.
The weakness lies rather in the
area of level of University enroll enrollment.
ment. enrollment. We do not now advocate abol abolishment
ishment abolishment of the UF tradition, but ra rather
ther rather ask for study in the roll of the
honor system in lower division where
the pressures take part in weeding
out students who are not capable
of making their grades or accom accomplishing
plishing accomplishing moral metamorphosis.

went to school wars, and the
bull rings of Spain.
Explaining his love of hunt hunting
ing hunting in Green Hills of Africa
and again in Death In the
Afternoon, Hemingway stated
that those who have accepted
death do not like to kill, but
that for those who are still In
rebellion against death there
is the pleasure of the God-like
attribute of giving it.
* *
IT 18 ALSO in his book on
bull fighting that Hemingway
laughs at Longfellow for the
sentiment Life is real and life
is earnest and the grave is not
its goal, asking And where
did they bury him?
One thinks also of his story
A Natural History of the
Dead, and of ail the young
men and old men in his fiction
who are tested by the presence
of death.

TRUE THAT death comes to
all, hut hi its coming to Hem Hemingway
ingway Hemingway as it did there is an
irony and a terror which Mots
out all other tboughtsof his
greatness as a writer, both
in Ms own painfully precise Ac Action,
tion, Action, moving always like an lea
berg so that ths imitators see
only the coldness, the sharp sharpness,
ness, sharpness, ths hardness, <
that really significant two-thirds
below the water line which
gives Hemingway his secure
stability M the world of let letters.
ters. letters.
e e
warn IF Hemingways works
are compared in this way to
icebergs (as he himself used to
simile to define good writing),
then we should add that this
Icebergs (as he himself used to
which melts in the Gulf Stream,
whose dimensions grow through
thus, as every reading of Hem Hemingway
ingway Hemingway adds to his stature.
For Hemingway wrote in the
metaphysical belief that if
things are only pure enough
they will never change but will
always remain viable and true.

Friday, July 7, 1961



The Mad Name-Dropper Strikes Again!

About ever so often ideas
escape the columnist and he
must resort to tricks of the
mind in order to produce
thoughts on paper.
Being a non-thinker, non nonthoughts
thoughts nonthoughts will now be presented
to the campus names.
* *
SO A HAPPY July 7! Housing
Rent Deadline Day.
To Suzanne
ll.vti in hlnn
self which isnt
much ... to PEACOCK
Bob Kent whos away for the
summer with his Gant shirts. .
To all those high school
teachers and their silly ques questions.
tions. questions.
To Scottie, Sara Lynn, Helen,
Patty, Jo Ann, Kay, Sandy,
oi the Chi Omega summer dele delegation
gation delegation ... to Happy Henry
Hodges of the Old Gang .
to Mrs. Kirk of Kirks Groc Grocery
ery Grocery to Robbie of Rob Robbies.
bies. Robbies. .
To Gainesville merchants who
are fair to students ... to the
bookstores who mark up high highly
ly highly ... to the people at the GE
and their many little courtes courtesies
ies courtesies .. to the speedy and ef efficient
ficient efficient waitresses afrth" Pmk
schoolers who are so in love in a
world not their own ... to
the high sclwafers wholl be become
come become collegians with going to
the twelfth grade ... to Elvis,
their leader .
To the farmer who offered to
swap three lawnmowers for 12
jailed freedom riders. ..
To whoever decided students
could help support the state by
paying three per cent sales tax
on food ... to whoever got
stuck with 4,000 unsold C-12
syllabi ... to everybody who
didnt get a Seminole. .
* *
TO 808 PARK, the letter letterwriter
writer letterwriter ... to Maryanne Awtrey,
the saleswoman . to J.
Wayne Reitz, the president. .
to Bruce Bullock, the vacation vacationing
ing vacationing leader. .
To Palimino, Coyote, Ace,
Porter, Mary Worth, Giraffe,
Linus, Shady, Douglin, Polly,
Busan, Lucifer, Oaf, Zack, Whip Whipper,
per, Whipper, Rin Tin Tin, Scooter, Jiggs,
the Copy Boy, Sindy Brella,
Gidget, Brenda Lee, the Everly
Brothers, Grunt, and Ski King.
To Nancy Gresham who
should look backward and smile
in GPY 805 Friday. .
* *
TO BETSY McDonald who

Best Os THEM.

(hi m fHooM\ Mmm! is rr hot) Her \
1A? } s \eiloo6h yoo today? juawowi for ia? lU#A#4/y
11 % f Qjvf
likes big oranges ... to Anne*
Connie, and Sandra, Betsys
roommates ... to Mary Lou
Smith and her roommate Cath Cathleen
leen Cathleen ... to the Easter Bunny,
Santa Claus roommate. .
To Bob Perry and the small
Homecoming staff ... to Susan
Engle who likes everybody .
to Charley Johns wherever he
may be ... to everybody who
hasnt entered the Homecoming
Slogan contest yet. . to the
} summer KDs wherever theyre
I hiding .
j Reader Fears
Welfare State
As I expected, I have been
called a race bigot, one who
believes In race superiority, and
a backer of all white grave gravewards.
wards. gravewards. They have again attempt attempted
ed attempted to cloud the real issues.
This seems to be the standard
form of rebuttal employed by
ultra-liberals whenever someone
disagrees with them. It can now
be shown for all its emptiness.
THE TRUTH is that I did not
state one word about race rela relations
tions relations in my letter of June 23!! I
believe the Supreme Court made
decision on that subject in
1954. ;
I do not disagree with help helping
ing helping those who cannot help them themselves,
selves, themselves, but I am wholeheartedly
against those who will not help
*v themselves. The latter far out outUtiMber
UtiMber outUtiMber the former.
I am against the welfare state
and those that would advance
one foot toward it.

" THE IfEN WHO wrote the
Constitiution had learned the les lesson
son lesson of governmental control.
They framed the Constitution as
a system of restraints against
the natural tendency of govern government
ment government to expand in the direction
of absolutism. In a search for
mass security we are disregard disregarding
ing disregarding these restraints.
Alix de Tocqueville saw the
danger of governmental control
when he came to America in the
1830e. Even then he foresaw de decay
cay decay for a society that tended to
put more emphasis on its de democracy
mocracy democracy than on its republican republicanism.
ism. republicanism. He predicted that America
would produce, not tyrants but

THIS BIG BROTHER gov government
ernment government is what we must elim eliminate.
inate. eliminate. If we are to survive, we
must reutm to the belief that he
is good who helps who help him himself.
self. himself.
What have you given us? a
woman asked Ben Franklin to toward
ward toward the close of the Constitu Constitutional
tional Constitutional Convention. A Repub Republic,
lic, Republic, he replied, if you can
keep it.


'Red' Schooling... An Albatross?

In September 1963 Florida
law requiring high schools to
teach a course in American*
ism Versos Communism** goes
into effect.
Such a course could be a great
asset in leading to the eventual
understanding of the communist
system in general. This in turn
could be instrumental in cooper*
ative peace efforts in the future.
We are in a cold war that
may be fought to the economic
death. There i no certainty
that we will win.
On the other hand, we repre represent
sent represent one of the greatest and
most powerful nations ever de developed,
veloped, developed, and in this respect we
have certain bargaining power
and prestige.
The future American must
know what that power is and
how to gain the greatest return
from it. He can only do this
through an objective knowledge

To Charley Wells who now
works for Kennedy ... to
everyone in Orientation Group
No. 96 who made it through last
year ... to the postman who
always rings twice ... to the
Mysterious Companion whose
birthday is July 10.
To everyone who waded this
far and didnt find their
names ... (If your name did
not appear and you would like
your name to appear, send it
along with 25c to Names, c/o
the Alligator).

Letters to the Editor

Teacher Champions Teens

To Mr. Peacock: You really
spread those fins feathers in
your recent column, Spot the
High Schoolers.

Hometown Girl
Blasts Peacock
We may be just little high
school kids and we may have
deserved all your small talk,
but we certainly know how to
spell Quincy.
It does not have an e. Since
we come from Quincy, as you
do, we are sure that the change
could be made.
We enjoyed our week at the
Thank you very much.
EDITORS NOTE: In all fair fairness
ness fairness to columnist Peacock we
must admit it was the fault of
the editor that Quincy was spel spelled
led spelled wrong. We are pleased you
enjoyed your stay here despite
the ribbing your fellow towns townsman
man townsman gave you.


What's Happening To Individualists?

Organization can never be
a substitute lor initiative and
for judgment.'* Louis D.
The United States has fallen
into an abyss of orf&nisational orf&nisationalism
ism orf&nisationalism and committeelsm. Men no
longer express their own opin opinionsthey
ionsthey opinionsthey have none.
They are products of an en environment
vironment environment which no longer
places value upon an individual
and his ability to think and act,
but which awards mediocrity
and an ability to 'fit into society.'
ADMITTEDLY IN the transi transition
tion transition from aa agrarian rural state

ot his own and his oppositions
relative international position
and philosophy. Since many stu students
dents students art interested in this area
of study It could have a terrific
impact upon them.
For this reason it seems that
a course on Communism could
be a most enlightening exper experience.
ience. experience.

the fact that R
has been tail-


ored by the Florida legislature,
not traditionally noted for its
cosmopolitan aim.
It appears that the legisla legislature
ture legislature has hung an albatross
around the neck of the fu future
ture future teacher by setting down
mom* basic criteria.
A committee to be named will
recommend a textbook to act as
a guide for students.
The text will be based upon
the official reports of the House
Committee on Un-American Ac Activities
tivities Activities and Senate Internal Se Security
curity Security Subcommittee of Con Congress.
gress. Congress.
It will have to be passed by
the State Board of Education.

course must emphasise the free
enterprise, competitive economy
of the United States as one which
produces higher wages, higher

Os all the sardonic impudence 1
I DARESAY I would not
know any of the high school
students who visit on the cam campus,
pus, campus, for I represent a high
school in the Fort Bragg area
of North Carolina, but I know
what is dear to the hearts of
these teen agers, for I am used
to suffering along with them In
their trials and tribulations.
I work with the newspaper
staff of the Ram and the an annual
nual annual staff of the Macofitz, and
with many other students, and
know some of the multitudinous
vicissitudes of their lives and
their penchant tor wanting to
be in the limelight.
* e
COULD IT be possible, my
fine-feathered friend, that you
escaped this phase of growing
up? Then, you must have been
a sort of quetzal' instead of
peacock.** You were once a
novice, or arent you still?
I have felt that one never
actually climbs at the ex expense
pense expense of others.

to an industrial urban one, some
loss of individuality must ensue.
As society becomes more com complex,
plex, complex, there is a greater inter interdependence
dependence interdependence among peoplewith
this comes a BMHBSjjMj|
loss to some
degree of in inman
man inman can hope
for the salva- 1| A
tion of our civi- mg**
lization by re returning
turning returning to a ru rura
ra rura 1 ce n- t/kT** a|
trails ed socle- GARDNER
ty. But, ic-

standards of living and greater
personal freedom and liberty
t>an any other nation on earth.*
The law also demands that
the course emphasize the
evils, danger# and false doc doctrines
trines doctrines of communism and ways
of combatting them. It further
points out that no teacher or text
shall present communism as
preferable to the American gov.
emmental or economic system.
Judging from the source of in information
formation information which will act as a
guide for this course, and the
restrictive nature of the legis legislative
lative legislative criteria, it seems hardly
feasible that this course wa*
designed to promote internation,
al understanding, rather it at attempte
tempte attempte to sharply slant the data
in one direction.
Further, the stress on Amen Amencanism
canism Amencanism at the expense of ob objectivity
jectivity objectivity is intellectual dishones dishonesty.
ty. dishonesty. the worst crime an educator
could commit.
IT SEEMS THAT this law is
based primarily on a fear that
the student will swing away from
our way of Mfe if he has an
objective view of communism.
This is a lack of faith and a
great insult to the student,
especially at this high a level.
This is the major complaints.
Loyalty should be the result
of knowledge of and faith in
America, not a blind faith tu
the exclusion of all Information.
The next point to consider is,
who draws the line as to what
degree of emphasis is placed
on each issue?
It has not been so long ago
that the very mention of Red"
was dangerous in these parts.
Now we find basically the same
group of legislators calling for
public instruction in commun communism.
ism. communism. This would be encouraging
if the switch came about as a
result of enlightenment, but the
nature of the law indicates that
this is not the case.
There is still room, however,
to view this measure as an im improvement,
provement, improvement, for although it seems
to be a subtrefuge, academical academically,
ly, academically, it still must allow for some
of the broadening process to
evolve, even through such nega negative
tive negative channels.
* #
AN EVEN GREATER poten potential
tial potential Mes in the hope that under
pressure of intelligent educators,
helping to formulate the pro program,
gram, program, it may take a more in intelligent
telligent intelligent tack.
If tills were to be the case,
we would have taken a large
step along the road to peace
and international understanding
If it Is ever to come about at all.
The feeling here is that the
educators could do a lot better
job of setting up such a pro program
gram program than legislators, and that
Includes the restrictions.
It should be an interesting de development
velopment development at any rate. And if
the legislature can allow the
teacher some degree of latitude,
it could be a productive venture.
Here is where the tale will be
told perhaps. Can the legisla legislature
ture legislature allow latitude after setting
up such harshly circumscribed
Tinfs will tell.

ceptence of a centralized state
does not necessitate as great
a loss of individuality or as
great a lack of personal initia initiative
tive initiative and judgment as exists to today.
day. today.
and economic power (something
which we may not wish to ac accept,
cept, accept, but must if we hope to
win the current international
struggle) does not inherently
mean a lack of individual re responsibility,
sponsibility, responsibility, initiative no longer
It is not a dichotomy to think
of centralized control and in individual
dividual individual responsibility, initiative,
and judgment existing wthin one
socio-economic structure. It is
only when Initiative and tudg tudgmint
mint tudgmint become concentrated in
group*, andh taken from the in individual
dividual individual that our system falters.
That is what is happening in
the United States today.
9 9
EXAMPLES OF this can be
found in business, in govern government,
ment, government, end here at the Univer University.
sity. University. Rarely are decisions made
by an individual, and if a deci decision
sion decision is wrongno one exists
who wfli assume the responsi responsibility
bility responsibility for k.
Until there is a resurgence of
individuality in this country,
our International position will
continue to decline, and our so society
ciety society wiH stagnate. When decis decisions
ions decisions leek the decisiveness of a
single mind, they will also lack
the individuals necessary to Im Implement
plement Implement them.
Justice Braudels is also credi credited
ted credited with having said: America
has believed that in differentia differentiation
tion differentiation not in uniformity lies the
path of progress. Ws hate
lost that differentiation, and we
no longer find ourselves on the
path of progress, but on th*
road to ruinruin both internal internally
ly internally as a culture, and externally as
a leader of free democratic so societies.
cieties. societies.


Coffee and Doughnuts
Folio w Sunday Service

Religious Editor
Vespers services will b held
ruesday and Thursday afternoons
it 6:30.
Inquirer's Hour has been changed
to 7:30 Wednesday nights in Weed
Hail. Discussions of the Christian
faith will be presented. All inter interested
ested interested persons are invited to at attend.
tend. attend.
Vespers services will be held
Wednesday at 6 p.m.
TER: CENTER: The first public worship
service will be held Sunday at 11
am. in Gainesville's newest
church, the University Evangeli Evangelical
cal Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at
the comer of W. University Ave.
and 19th St.
Pastor W. C. Kaiser will con conduct
duct conduct the service. His sermon topic
1$ I Love the Church.*
Coffee will be served by the
ladies of the church in the adja adjacent
cent adjacent student center following the

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TY CENTER: Coffee and dough doughnuts
nuts doughnuts will be served in the center
Sunday morning at and Sunday
school will be held in the First
Presbyterian Church at 0:45.
Supper will be served at the
center at p.m. Sunday and the
Westminster Fellowship will fol follow
low follow at 6.
classes will be held every Friday
at 0:10 by Rev. Thaxton Spring Springfield
field Springfield in the ministers study.
One church service will be giv given
en given each Sunday at S a.m. Fol Following
lowing Following the eervice, the weekly
Talk-Back discussion will be held.
Rev. Springfield is currently dis discussing
cussing discussing Th# Religious Signifi Significance
cance Significance of Fiction in this series
of talks. Sundays topic will be
"No Exit, a novel by Jean-Paul
Sartre. Coffee will be served at
10 a.m. immediately before the
Vespers will be held Sunday af afternoon
ternoon afternoon at 6, supper will be served
at i:80, and a forum hour will
follow the supper.
Holy Communion service will be
held Tuesday morning at 8:40.

in your
spore tims
4:30 P.M.

Open Music Seminar
Adds To Activities

Gator Cultural Editor
An ivory and rib tickling pianist tops cultural events
on campus this week. Open music seminars, Tropic of
Cancer, and band clinics fill out the cultural news of

th* week.
Marshall Izen Coming
Pianist humorist Marshall Izen
will appear at 8:16 p.m. on Mon Monday,
day, Monday, July 10, in the University
Auditorium. See front page story.
Opn To Public
Music seminars, which are open
to the public, will be held every
Tuesday and Friday at 2 p.m. in
the Music Building auditorium.
The seminars consist of a dis discussion
cussion discussion and analysis of various
works of master composers. Reid
Poole, head of the department of
music, will conduct the seminar.
The work to be discussed this
afternoon is Beethovens Sym Symphony
phony Symphony No. 4 In C minor.
Brahms piano Concerto No. 2
will be the topic of the seminar
for Tuesday, July 11. Reid Poole
said that the recording of the Pi Piano
ano Piano Concerto to be played is by
Sviatosl&u Richter, a much ac acclaimed
claimed acclaimed Russian pianist.
Tropic of Cancer'
"Tropic of Cancer", a contro controversial
versial controversial novel by Henry Miller,
went on sale at a local bookstore
last week and may go into gen general
eral general circulation at the UF Libr Library.
ary. Library.
The U. S. Post Office has dis dismissed
missed dismissed its complaint against the
novel. The Post Office had pre previously
viously previously charged the book with be being
ing being "obscene, lewd, lascivious, in indecent
decent indecent and filthy in content, and
had refused to send it through
the mails.
The New York Times report of
the novel The novel, how however
ever however explicit it was about sexual
matters, was recognized by many
critics as having literary merit.
The UF Library has several
copies of the book in the rare
book section where they will re remain,
main, remain, since they were specially
printed in France, William G.
Harkins, associate director of the
UF Libraries said.
However, with the reversal of
the Post Office's position, any
new copies of the book ordered
by the library will be put into
general circulation, he said.
The only local bookstore stock stocking
ing stocking the "Tropic of Cancer is the

Florida Bookstore, which has it
on sale for $7.50.
Bond Clinic Set*
The Gator Band Clinic will end
its session with a concert on the
Plaza of the Americas on July
Richard W. Bowles, director of
the Gator Bands, will be band di director
rector director for the clinic which runs
from July 23-29.
The clinic is co sponsored by
the general extension division and
the department of music. Its ac activities
tivities activities include the study of music
stage band techniques.
The Marching Band Clinic, held
August 1-5, will be directed by
.Vincent R. DiNino, director of
the University of Texas Bands.
The marching clinic, sponsored
by the department of music and
the Florida Bandmasters Associa Association,
tion, Association, is designed to give instruc instruction
tion instruction to high school band direc directors
tors directors as well as the attending
Concert Postponed
The University Summer Sym Symphony
phony Symphony Concert has been changed
from the previously announced
date, July 18, to one week later,
July 25.

4 it was my duty.*
UF'er in Cuba Invasion,
Says It Was My Duty'
Gator Staff Writer
A UF Cuban student who actively took part in the
April invasion said he left school to bear arms because
it was my duty.
- Fausto Capote, a senior in animal husbandry, spent
four days fighting in South Cuba, equipped with a
rifle, a sub-machine gun and a .45-calibre pistol.

Aboard ship with about 250 oth other
er other anti Castroites, Capote sail sailed
ed sailed from Nicaragua and arrived
in South Cuba April 17. Here the
group took part in four dayg of
gun battle.
The militia was unable to move
Extra Session
Said Possible
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or loans.**
We need to revise our thinking
about the utilization of time. Were
not making the most of our edu educators*
cators* educators* training and time, or the
students' nor are we making the
most of our capital outlay on
"In the long run, extended opera operation
tion operation will be one of the most mean meaningful
ingful meaningful measures weve taken. It
will take a while to catch on, but
in the long run, it will be a step

OPEN DAILY 10:00 A M. 6:00 P.M.

Forum Group
Meet Slated
The impact of existentialism on
theology will be the topic of a
forum discussion Wednesday at 1
p.m. In the lower dining room of
the main cafeteria.
Rev. Walter Smith of the Holy
Trinity Episcopal Church will dis discuss
cuss discuss the topic, followed by a ques question-and-answer
tion-and-answer question-and-answer period.
The current series of discuss discussions
ions discussions is directed at gauging the
general impact of the existen existentialist
tialist existentialist movement rather than
pointing to specific instances.
Dr. Robert F. Davidson, who
spoke last Wednesday on Exis Existentialism
tentialism Existentialism in Philosophy, point pointed
ed pointed out that the movement was
relatively late in coming to Am America,
erica, America, although it had been more
fully developed in Europe.
One reason for this, said Da Davidson,
vidson, Davidson, is that Americans tended
to be more materially prosperous
and satisfied with life; they had
not been forced to face up to the
grimmer facts of life and live with
harsh reality as the Europeans
Today all nations must face
the same philosophical issues
the most pressing one being the
threat of nuclear war.
This change in the world situa situation
tion situation contributed to the excreasing
existentialist influence in Ameri America,
ca, America, Davidson suggested.
About 65 persons attended the
false Alarm!
Where there was smoke there
wasnt a fire last week in the
Humanizes Reading Room, but
a smoking light fixture momen momentarily
tarily momentarily upset a student assistant
shelving books in the room.
The two lone students study studying
ing studying in the room didnt panic,
They both turned out to be
electrical engineering majors
who explained to the assistant
that because of the circuitry of
the building no fire could re result.
sult. result.

past the sandy beach area of Las
Villas for its Havana destination.
Castros army was too strong.
We were outnumbered and the
enemys weapons were better
than ours. They had 50 tanks,
he said.
We hoped some of Castros
followers would help us. But
they were afraid.
Capote said that few of his 250
fellow soldiers were killed.
He left the UF at the end of
first semester and later traveled
to Guatemala for two months
of intensive military training.
After training, Capote went to
Nicaragua by plane. Those leav leaving
ing leaving for Cuba aboard the ship in
which he rode were mostly me medics
dics medics and students.
Capote does not foresee anoth another
er another invasion in the immediate fu future.
ture. future. He believes the United States
government would be justified in
sending military troops to his na native
tive native country, however.

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Sightless student plays
No Pity Wanted
By Blind People
Gator Staff Writer

Some people are red-heads; some people are blind.
So what! says UF blind student Clayton Corbin.
A red-headed person has to wear certain clothes, and
I have to make certain adjustments.
The 22-year-old Corbin went on to say that neither
of the above required any particular courage, just a
little common sense and a realistic approach to life.
At home in Flavet Village, Corbin and his wife Ann
still getting used to their one-month-old daughter,
Coralee Patricia Corbin.

Corbin said that if more people
would realize that blind people
must go through life just as any anyone
one anyone else, they might not tend to
unload unnecessary sympathy on
As a matter of fact, he said,
most people read an article or
book about blind people and
come up with the usual trite
statements or cliches.
Just about every blind veteran
writes a book, and all of these
books and articles tend to nur nurture
ture nurture the average persons mis misconception
conception misconception of blind people, Cor Corbin
bin Corbin said. He added that one of
the most sickening book titles
he had ever heard of was My
Eyes Have a Cold Nose.
Most blind people realize they
cant exist as a Robinson Crusoe,
but, with all the modern con conveniences
veniences conveniences that are available to
everyone, Corbin said, theres
no need for such an existence.
It doesnt take bravery on the
part of any blind person to get
along, he said.
In general, people are neither
inconsiderate nor do they take ad-
T antage of a blind person. Peo-
e mean well, but they can ask
some pretty thoughtless ques questions,"
tions," questions," he said.
Once while Corbin was buying
a soda, a little old lady inquir inquired,
ed, inquired, How do you blind people
find your mouth when you eat?
He said he was so stunned he
could not answer.
What many people consider
handicaps, Corbin calls advant advantages.
ages. advantages. He has his assignments
read to him, and finds that he
must get the lesson while he can,
not later.
Corbin, & high average Arts
and Sciences stud-ent, is a candi candidate
date candidate fpr graduation with high ho honors.
nors. honors. He is also a professional
musician. He studied cello as a
child, but soon switched to piano.
He had his first professional job
in 1955.
Now Corbin is pianist for a lo local
cal local dance band, The Carr-
In September, Corbin plans to
enter UFs College of Law. Among
other accomplishments, he is one
of the first several students to
receive a scholarship to the col college.
lege. college.
The biggest compliment any anyone
one anyone can pay to a blind person
is to say, Oh! I didnt realize
you were blind, Corbin said.
Local UF or
Wins A Heifer
Student wins cow, student
loses cow, student sells cow.
So goes the success story of
Bernard Wisser, winner of a
oow offered ha first prise in the
grand opening drawing of a
local shell home builder.
Wisser, a psychology major
went with his wife to the opening
and casually dropped his name
Into the box.
They told me I won the cow,
said Wisser, but I had to re remove
move remove it myself.
While loading the oow into
a truck, it broke away and sprin sprinted
ted sprinted down the street with Wisser
and several by-standers in hot
pursuit. The cow was finally
caught after a not-so-merry
Wisser sold the cow for $l2O.

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It was noted that foreign lang language
uage language posts were very difficult to
fill, and that exhortsitant prices
have to be paid in these fields for
merely trained teaehers. *
In the foreign language depart department,
ment, department, the nature of the work ra rather
ther rather than the wage problem was
found to be the handicap.
The chairman of this depart department
ment department must have the ability to co coordinate
ordinate coordinate the various levels of the
department as well as having an
understanding of the diverse na nature
ture nature of each language.
Also cited as reasons for the va vacancies
cancies vacancies was the lack of flexibi flexibility
lity flexibility of the UF administration to
act in emergency situations.
In the opinion of one foreign
language professor, the necessity
for the approval of unrelated de departments
partments departments in selecting people to
fill the positions makes for a sys system
tem system which proves cumbersome.
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Masochism In Rats
Object Os Grant

Masochism in rats will be the subject of a psycholo psychological
gical psychological study by Dr. Judson S. Brown.
Z A grant of $17,128 has been awarded the UF by the
National Institute of Health for the project, and Brown

SHll direct the research.
Websters dictionary defines a
wasochist as an individual who
finds pleasure in being abused by
his associates. This definition is
Medical Center
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used when describing human be beings.
ings. beings.
Masochism in rats will be stu studied
died studied by observing the rate at
which they repeat performances
which result in punishment.
Brown plans to study the way
in which animals, when taught
certain responses, tend to repeat
the responses wh%n they repeat repeatedly
edly repeatedly result in a painful stimulus.
Development of tolerance for
the punishing situation will also
be studied.
Shock, Quinine
The animals will be exposed to
stimuli such as electric shock or
quinine in their food and their
learning will be observed.
Brown, a graduate research
professor in psychology, joined
the department in 1960. He re received
ceived received his Ph.D. from Yale Uni University
versity University and is the author of The
Motivation of Behavior, which
was published in 1961.

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l Underpaid Prof Owns 4 Cars...
And They're All Rolls Royces!

Gator Staff Writer
While most under paid UF
professors consider thems elves
lucky to own a car of any make
or vintage, one professor owns
four cars.
And theyre all Rolls Royces,
the results of his hobby, not his
Dr. John E. Maxfield, head of
the UF mathematics department,
owns four of the classic cars, two
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of which are used daily by hint*
and his wife.
Dr. Maxfield buys Rolls which
are not operating, restores them
to working order, and then re resells
sells resells them.
I never make money; I do it
for a hobby, he said. I guess
I make about 10 cents an hour
for restoring the cars.
Dr. Maxfield would sell his
1927 yellow and black convertible
for about $5,500, but hes not in interested
terested interested in selling any of his cars
until he reconditions a 1930 road roadster
ster roadster which he has in California,
or until he has a 1938 Rolls re repainted.
painted. repainted.
Dr. Maxfield usually loses in interest
terest interest in one of his cars when
Its restored to running order and
then he offers them for sale. Next
he buys another and enters the
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redeem, restore, resell cycle once
Hes been interested in the re restoration
storation restoration of Rolls Royces for
about 15 years. He said his hob hobby
by hobby always attracts attention and
allows him to meet lots of peo people.
ple. people.
The young ones always want
1.0 know how fast the cars will
go and the old ones always want
to know the gas mileage, he
The older cars ride comfort comfortably
ably comfortably at 55-65 miles per hour, and
the newer ones will go 85 with
no trouble. The cars get 8-14
miles per gallon.
Maintenance for the cars is
negligible although they must be
tuned frequently to run really
While modern cars depreciate
/early, Rolls appreciate in value
and this compensates for the high
operating cost, he said.
Dr. Maxfield became interest interested
ed interested in the Rolls Royce because of
the bigness of the car.
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I'm tall (66) and need plen plenty
ty plenty of head and leg room, he
To the prospective Rolls owner,
Dr. Maxfield offers this advice:
If you want a Rolls Royce, do
the work yourself.
And if anybody needs any
spare parts, see Dr. Maxfield. He
has tons of them.


Elvis, Stooges in Film Fun

Gator Staff Writer
Snow White loses her Seven
Dwarfs! Rut, the situation isnt
totally lost, for in exchange she
gains the Three Stooges (Larry,
Moe and Joe).
So the story unfolds this Sun Sunday
day Sunday at the Florida Theater
a modern adaptation with ice
skating as Snow Whites prime at attribute
tribute attribute and comedy as a relief
from Grimms original fairytale.
Continuing thru Saturday, will
be Elvis Presley in Wild in the
Country, at the Florida.
At the Suburbia Drive-In Fri Friday,
day, Friday, Gidget Goes Hawaiian will
Kansas City
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UM Team Gets
'Bribe Proofing'

University of Miami foot ball
coach, Andy Gustafson, Ims ask asked
ed asked State Attorney Richard Ger Gerstein
stein Gerstein to talk to his players about
Gerstein will endeavor to tell
the Miami gridders about the
methods used by gamblers in ap approaching
proaching approaching players. He will stress
that every suspicious incident

These moments in UF sports are worth re remembering
membering remembering .
The ovation for George Jung as he left the
floor after playing the game of his life against
The quickness of Larry Libertore as he
threaded his way through thfie entire LSU team
to score on a 66-yard run.
The unbroken silence as Lou Merchant lay
unconscious on the Florida Gym floor after
scoring 20 points in the first half.
The straining, never-say-die, style of Ted
Mealor running the 440-yard dash.
The power and coordination of Len Schein Scheinhoft
hoft Scheinhoft hitting a baseball over the left field wall.
The chant of Were number one, by the
UF fans after the Gator Gridders thumped
Miami, 18-0.
The thrill of Jim Schaffer putting away
the final shot and winning the SEC tennis
The arrow-like flight of the football as Bill
Cash kicked the field-goal that downed FSU.
The joyous chaos of Gator fans as Jon Mac-
Beth grabbed the two-point conversion pass
that wrecked Tech.
The suddenness with which Cliff Luyks
basket decided the UF-Mississippi State game.
The perfection play of All-America golfer
Frank Beard.
The demon-like defensive tactics of grid gridders
ders gridders Ronnie Slack, Vic Miranda and Pat
The efforts of Coaches Sloan, Graves, Con Conrad,
rad, Conrad, Potter and Fuller in directing Gator var varsity
sity varsity squads.
The Gator Bowl.
The UF fans without whose support none of
the preceeding have been possible.

I play. This is a fantasy-type of,
I tale with plenty of Surf boarding
action shots and a romancey tale |
wraps up a cute picture.
Gidget has her tribulations fall falling
ing falling in and out of love numerous
times but it all ends happily on
a surf-boarding spree.
An all time hit accompanies
Gidget. As a co-feature the Su SuburbiA
burbiA SuburbiA offers Picnic.
A bowerful drama of a town
bursting with inhibitions is loos loosed
ed loosed upon the screen.
The gripping part of this movie
transpires when these inhibitions
are released.
Saturday the Suburbia features
a Scare-a-rama with a triple tripleheader.
header. tripleheader. Brides of Dracula,
The Mummy and The Cy Cyclops
clops Cyclops taking turns in chill and
thrill entertainment.
During the week the Florida
Sport Contest
The first Alligator Sports Con Contest
test Contest will appear in the next edi edition.
tion. edition.
All univemity students, staff
and faculty, excluding those in
publication, are eligible to enter.
Prizes will be awarded to entries
containing the most correct answ answers
ers answers and bearing the earliest post postmark.
mark. postmark.

should be reported to the coach
and that the player at no time
should take it upon himself to de decide
cide decide whether an offer was real
or in Jest.
Football Toe
Investigation by several north northern
ern northern officials has tended to con confirm
firm confirm the fact that the present
gambling scandals are not limit limited

Theater presents Rock Hudson,
Kirk Douglas and Dorothy Ma Ma|lone
|lone Ma|lone in "The Last Sunset.
Raw excitement in a crime crimefilled
filled crimefilled plot driven forward by two
men lusting after the same wo woman
man woman brings much excitement from
this moving drama.
The Suburbia offers Never on
Sunday this Sunday and Mon Monday.
day. Monday. Here are shades of Italian
streetwomen and their many pay paying
ing paying lovers.
Can-Can flickers across the
Suburbias Screen Tuesday, and
Wednesday. Its a gay film which
caused much comment when
Khrushchev called it lewd.
On the Waterfront shows up
Thursday at the Suburbia. This
famous movie puts Marlon Bran Brando
do Brando in the fore front, grunting
away some emotional lines.
The Florida Union movie at the
Med Center is The Affairs of
Dobie Gillis. Based on Max Shul Shulmans
mans Shulmans famous character, Dobie
runs around in a fun-loving way
while one of his girl friends,
Debby Reynolds, takes notes.
The Horses Mouth and The
Restless Years are featured at
the State this weekend.
Sunday, Where the Boys Are
and The Secret Partner will be begin.
gin. begin. Wednesday through Friday l
From The Terrace will top the

ed limited to just basketball.
At present only two football
players, former UF fullback
Jon Maceth and CXmnectleut
star Bill Minnerly, have been
known to have been approached
by gamblers.
Maceth is credited with the
initial step in exposing the nation nationa]
a] nationa] gambling syndicate when he
refused to take a bribe offered
him by Aaron Wagman.
Alledgedly a large number of
college football players are under
suspicion as bribe takers. Two
University of Detroit gridders re recently
cently recently refused to state whether
they had had dealings with gam gamblers.
blers. gamblers.
Several methods have been pro proposed
posed proposed in an effort to stamp out
bribery, bookmaking, and other
forms of illegal gambling. Coach
Gustafsons method is a type of
preventive medicine.
By educating his players to
the dangers and penalties which
exist, Gustafson hopes to keep
clear of the tint of a scandal.
Jimmy Burns. Miami Herald
Sports Editor, has stated that
publicity and education about
fixes spotlight illegal business and
makes it tougher for gamblers
to operate.
Fri., July 7 8:12
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plus at 10:05
Kim Novok William Holden
Sat., July 8 8:12
Brides of Dracufa
at 9:52
The Mummy
at 11:25
The Cyclops
fSun., Mon., July 9, 10
| 8:12
i plus at 10:10
Judy Holiday William Holden
Tues Wed
Frank Sinatra Shirley MacLaine
plus, at 10:30
Thurs., Fri., July 13, 14
Esther Williams
Marlon Brando
Eve Marie Saint
Deborah Walley
Jamey Darren
v -lacWemmon
KrcTy Nelson
Randolph Scott
£ OCEAN'S 11
Frarvt Sinatra
Dean Martin
William Holden
Groce Kelley
JULY 9 & 10
Shirley MocLoina
Dean Martin
Lili Palmer
Ronald Lewis
JULY 11, 12
.Morilyn Monroe
Don Murry
Tom Ewell
Sheree North
JULY 13, 14
Esther Williams
Cliff Robertson
David Nelson
Bind Crosby
Tuesday Weld
Audie Murphy
Robert Ryan
Carolyn Jones
tall story
Tony Perkins
Jane Fonda