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Number 7

Three Negro Undergrads
Apply for UF Admission

Three Negroes have applied for September admis admission
sion admission to undergraduate divisions of the University, ac according
cording according to the Americans for Democratic Action.
The prospective entrants turned in their applica applications
tions applications on the deadline date, August 1.

* Commenting on the three Neg Negroes
roes Negroes Registrar R. S. Johnson said,
"Thats very interesting. I hadnt
heard about them. No word has
yet been received of their accept acceptance
ance acceptance or rejection.
Phi Beta Kappa
Accepts Seven
Phi Beta Kappa, national hon honor
or honor society, tapped seven UP stu students
dents students into its ranks this week.
The scholastic group, which is
traditionally composed of Arts and
Science majors, took in one en engineering
gineering engineering student.
Those who will be Initiated Aug.
l2th are:
Mona Jean Gravel, English;
Judith V. Jarrard; philosophy;
Peter J. Walsh, physics; Louis C.
Corbin, political science; Connie
Jean Foreman, music; Naureene
6. Wenger, English and Suh Urk
Chung, engineering.
Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest
Greek letter society in the y.S.
and requires good character and
a high scholastic average.

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From loft Chung, Foreman, Gravel and Walsh.
Not pictured: Jarrard, Corbin and Wenger.
Reading Dynamics
Hit By Dr. Spache
Gator staff Writer
A proposed reading clinic for Gainesville has been
criticized by George D. Spache, head of UFs read-

The proposed clinic, call
run on a national scale by
sistant professor at the Universi University
ty University otf Delaware.
25,000 WPM
Mrs. Wood claims that her
speeds can soar up to 25,000 words
per minute, Spache said.
"We have over one-hundred years
of testing to prove that 900 words
Is the average Individuals maxi maximum
mum maximum of speed for a 100 per-cent
"There are cases with a faster
sate of reading but this is not
textual materials. When it
comes to texts, 900 is the maxi maximum.
mum. maximum. All reading over the
900 words per minute is skim
"Mrs. Wood does not use con conventional
ventional conventional means of measuring
speed. She claims that convention conventionill
ill conventionill means of measurement are
too slow to keep up with the
speeds an individual obtains in
her course.
Spache said that if an individual
gead as fast as Mrs. Wood claim claim
-Speed Reading
Off Campus
A 12 week speed-reading course
offered by the Reading Dynamics
Institute is planned for next fall.
The course will be offered off offcampus,
campus, offcampus, according to R. B. Shep Shepard.
ard. Shepard.
Shepard said that a total of 75
people are needed to set up the
course in Gainesville. About half
at tins total has already been met.
Shepard became interested in
the course after a television news newscast
cast newscast reported its being used by
Congressmen and the State De Department.
partment. Department.
For further information call
Shepard at FR 2-4531 or George
Richmond at FR 2-9060. Shepard
Is student body secretary-treasur secretary-treasurled

is IB B

Up to now no Negroes have at attended
tended attended the UF on an undergradu undergraduate
ate undergraduate level.
Seeking admission are two trans transfer
fer transfer students, Carl Brigify from
Moorehouse College, and Ronald
Taylor from Bethuene Cookman
College in Daytona Beach.
The other is Alice Coleman, 17,
candidate for the freshmen class,
who scored 401 on the Florida
Twelfth Grade Placement tests.
The ADA, in connection with the
Gainesville Council tor Human Re Relations,
lations, Relations, contacted the Daytona
Beach Branch of the National As Association
sociation Association for the Advancement of
Colored People.
The NAACP furnished the three
applicants for admission.
Three Negroes entering the
UF just isnt news in my Opin Opinion,
ion, Opinion, remarked Dr. Fayette Par Parvhi,
vhi, Parvhi, assistant to President Redtz.
Colored students have been on
campus tor years. We take no in interest
terest interest in singling them out. I
didnt know of these applicants
until the Alligator informed me.
Maybe three red-headed Irish Irishmen
men Irishmen are going to enter in the
fall too.
Categorizing just doesnt in interest
terest interest me, said Dr. Farvin.

led secretary-treasurled Reading Dynamics, is
Mrs. Evelyn N, Wood, as ased
ed ased they could read he would be
terribly hampered by the fact that
he could not turn the page fast
enough. This in itself would slow
up the reading speed.
Instead of reading line by line
horizontally, her method is read reading
ing reading vertically down the page,
grabbing at words and literally
filling in sentences to match the
word as you go along.
"This is fine, if you are psy psyticles,
ticles, psyticles, he said.
Spache explained that a read reading
ing reading clinic uses a special instru instrument
ment instrument with tracing lights focused
on the eyes to follow the indivi individuals
duals individuals eyes along the pages. This
instrument records the movements
on a graph. She says that she has
a 9 step secret method but has
not written about it because it is
still hypothetical.
"With her claims she manages
to obtain free advertising, from
such reputable news periodicals
as Time, N.Y. Times and The
Tampa Tribune.*
"She does not need to pay for
her ads; they are written free of
charge in the form of news ar articles,
ticles, articles, he said.
"In every case tested, after an
individual leaves her reading cli clinic,
nic, clinic, they have only increased
their reading rate 10 to 20 per cent
and even in these totals there is
a loss of comprehension.
"This skip reading she pro propounds,
pounds, propounds, drops comprehension to
a low level.
"Noted doctors have tested
those who have had this course
under Wood.
"The results are all the same.
(Continued On Page SIX)

Aid for Needy
Cuban UF'ers
Ready for Fall
Needy Cuban students at Die
UF will be eligible this fall for
federal loans averaging $750, ac according
cording according to Dr. Ivan Putman, UF
Advisor to Foreign Students. The
interest-free loans were released
last June by the U.S. Department
of Health, Education, and Wel Welfare.
fare. Welfare.
Cuban students at the UF or the
UFs English Language Institute
this summer were eligible for a
maximum SSOO loan. Dr. Putman
did not have the exact number
of loans at hand, but he said that,
of the $4 Cuban students enrolled
at the UF this summer, all who
needed funds had received them.
The loans are to be repaid over
a period of five years after the
student leaves school and becomes
employed. As yet no limit has
been set on the number of semes semesters
ters semesters in which any one student can
receive a loan.
According to a letter sent to
Secretary of Health, Education,
and Welfare Abraham Ribicoff,
the National Association of For Foreign
eign Foreign Student Advisers feels that
the loans would contribute to the
future of a free Cuba and improve
our Latin American relations in
Dr. Putman said that ones the
loan program had begun, he felt
the United States had a strong
obligation to continue providing
these funds, because of the large
number of students dependent on
them and the not-yet-needy stu students
dents students whose funds were running

Leaders at President's Retreat

Students, Staff to Convene

The student on the threshold
of a changing University will be
discussed "in depth at the Third
Annual Presidents Retreat Sep September
tember September 16 and 17 at Rainbow
Springs according to chairman
Ron LaFace.
The Retreat, initiated by UF
President J. Wayne Reitz "to en encourage
courage encourage contact and greater un understanding
derstanding understanding between student lead leaders
ers leaders and tile University staff will
call together 40 to 45 leaders for
two days of discussion.
Mainly Discussion
LaFace said that the Retreat
would center on discussion, but
that the topics to be probed have
not been determined as yet.
The honor court and system
would probably be discussed, he
"Do we need R? What are the
moral questions involved? What
Court Continues
Exam Probe
Investigative work concerning
last Mayg exam thefts i# contin continuing
uing continuing by student governments At Attorney
torney Attorney General Selig Goldin and
his staff.
About 20 students have been re recalled
called recalled to campus this summer for
questioning concerning the thefts,
and more may be questioned
when they return in the fall.
"These students are not veri verified
fied verified offenders, however, Chance Chancelor
lor Chancelor of the Honor Court Bill Trick Trickel
el Trickel said.
"Due to speed and joint efforts
of the Honor court, police and
administration, last May a scan scandal
dal scandal of astronomical proportions
was avoided, Trickel said.
Du* to a ruling in 1931, the
names of culprits found guilty
are not made public, only the cul culprit
prit culprit number.
In the new constitution to be
considered next year some of the
secrecy of Honor Court policy
will possibly be eliminated.

University of Florida,* GainesvilleFriday, August 4,1961

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is its position in a growing stu student
dent student body? will be considered.
Possible Topics
Other possible topics are stu student-alumni
dent-alumni student-alumni relations, student studentfaculty
faculty studentfaculty relations, the role of pub publications
lications publications on campus, and the year yearround
round yearround schooling program de demanded
manded demanded by the legislature in its
session this spring. Year round
classes are to begin September,
About 15 faculty and administra administrative
tive administrative personnel and 25 student lead leaders
ers leaders will be invited, said LaFace.
"We will try to go into these mat matters
ters matters deeply instead of in ambig ambiguous.
uous. ambiguous. terms as in previous at-

Frosh to Be Greeted With Texts, Toothpaste

Student government is going
out to meet freshmen with full
handswelcoming stations with
refreshments, health hints, books
and "Oollege-Pac sales.
For the first time freshmen
will receive a health brochure
"designed to teh newcomers of
the infirmary. It was prepared
by Harvey Sharron, administra-

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welcome stations in die dorms.

JU's Pres. Johnson
To Address Graduates

More Counsel
Time Set
For Freshmen
More counseling time for each
entering student is planned for
this falls orientation program
to help freshmen adjust more
quickly to the campus, accord according
ing according to director Steve Gardner.
Record Highs
About 3,700 freshmen and 800
transfer students are expected in
September, both record highs.
Organization forums and aca academic
demic academic lectures will be stressed,
he said. The University Religious
Association and the Inter Frater Fraternity
nity Fraternity Council wiU hold open for forums.
ums. forums. (Previously these held for forums
ums forums only for small groups.)
One bottle-neck in the orien orientation
tation orientation program may be due to a
lack of understanding on the part
of the entering student, Gardner
Failure to follow directions
sent by the office of Admissions
may seriously hamper a fresh freshmans
mans freshmans orientation program, he
Under Study
Now under study by the Orien Orientation
tation Orientation Comjnittee is a semester
long orientation course to supple supplement
ment supplement the regular orientation pro program.
gram. program.
Gardner said summer coun counseling
seling counseling programs might be en enlarged
larged enlarged in the near future to take
the strain off similar fall pro programs.
grams. programs. About 1,600 students
planning to enroll next fall took
part in this summers counseling

Joint Project
The Retreat is the joint project
of UF President J. Wayne Reitz
and Bruce Bullock, president of
the student body.
The aims of the event are, ac according
cording according to LaFaoe, to bring to
light the problems created for
both student leaders and the UF
staff by changes at the Universi University
ty University and to discuss ways of meet meeting
ing meeting these problems.
The first Presidential Retreat
convened in Daytona Beach in
September, 1959. The second Re Retreat
treat Retreat was interrupted last year
by Hurricane Donna, which forced
it to be heM on campus.

tive assistant to the student body
presiden. Dean Dennis K. Stan Stanley
ley Stanley of the College of Physical
Education and Health, and Dr.
Samuel Wright, director of the in infirmary.
firmary. infirmary.
It will be mailed to the fresh freshmen
men freshmen before the September rush.
At all dormitory check-in
points, Bill Kfektighter and Ned

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Blue Key Has HC Blums
Things were blue around the Florida Blue Key
office this week when the announcement of the win winning
ning winning entry in the 1962 Homecoming slogan contest,
promised for Thursday, could not be made.
The top slogan has not yet been chosen, accord according
ing according to general Homecoming Chairman Bob Perry.
Perry said that the judges, located in different
parts of the state, have returned their initial rankings
of the entries, but no clear indication of the winner
has appeared.
The top five entries must be re-ranked by the
judges before a winner can be announced, he said.
New Course To Study
UF Buildings for CD

A course which will qualify
students for evaluation of the fall fallout
out fallout protection factor of buildings
will be introduced by the depart department
ment department of building construction this
King Royer, who will conduct
the course, said that the class
wall evaluate most of the perma permanent
nent permanent buildings on campus as part
of the course work.
A back shop** slip .landed
Gator columnist Gary Peacock
a front-page byline in the
Gainesville Sun Wednesday, In
the final edition.
Printers at the Sun, which
also prints the Alligator, said
no one knew how the erroneous
by-line had gotten from Gator
type into the Sun.
The story, strangely enough,
was about keeping Florida
Crackers** in mind when plans
for a new highway are discuss discussed.
ed. discussed.
Gary, a Cracker** himself,
has advocated through his Ga Gator
tor Gator column starting a group
called the Young Rednecks.**


Degrees Go to 518 August 12
In 'Simple, Receptionless Affair
Dr. Franklyn Arthur Johnson, president of Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville University, will deliver the commencement ad address
dress address at the UFs summer graduation ceremony August
Commencement, slated for 8 p.m. in the Florida

Gymnasium, will be & simple af affair,
fair, affair, according to the presidents
office. There will be no reception
and no baccalaureate service.
518 Degrees
Five hundred eighteen candi candidates
dates candidates are scheduled to receive de- j
grees, the registrars office an-
nounced. The figure includes 244 <
baccalaureate degrees, 223 mas masters
ters masters degrees and 41 doctors de- (
grees. i

' The course, titled BCN 322, Fun Fun
Fun damentals of Nuclear Defense
i Planning and Design, will include
an introductory study of blast and
radiation effects of nuclear weap weapons.
ons. weapons.
According to Royer, only three
or four universities in the coun country
try country have offered such courses up
to this time, although about 20
are attempting to set up courses
for next year.
Up To Date
This course 1s intended to
keep our structural designers up
to date, said Royer, and as
a secondary consideration to quali qualify
fy qualify these people to conduct or to
supervise shelter surveys in prin principal
cipal principal cities.
This ia being done by our de department
partment department independently of the
civil defense organization in the
county and on campus,* he add added.
ed. added.
Another Course
The Alachua County School
Board announced Wednesday the
preparation of a 12-hour course
in civil defense in the adult edu education
cation education division.
The course, titled Personal Sur Survival
vival Survival in Disaster, is scheduled to
1 begin early in September.

Service- plan welcoming sta stations
tions stations where new arrivals will
be served orange juice Satur Saturday
day Saturday and Sunday before Septem September
ber September Orientation.
A book fair in the Plaza of the
Americas on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday of Orientation week
will be sponsored by student gov government.
ernment. government. Textbooks can be

(See Page 14)

Sixteen Paget This I Hue

The degrees will be given by UF
President J. Wayne Reitz. No hon honorary
orary honorary degrees will be conferred.
Shallow Water
Dr. Johnson will speak on the
topic, Splashing in Shallow Wa Water,
ter, Water, which was taken from a
statement made by President
Charles DeGaulle of France.
JUs president was the young youngest
est youngest in the nation when he was in inaugurated
augurated inaugurated in 1956 at the age of
34. His record includes four years
as professor of government at
Rollins College, appointments to
civic and government advisory
boards and leadership in educa education,
tion, education, scholastic and professional
Man Os Tear
Dr. Johnsons honors include re receiving
ceiving receiving the Jacksonville Junior
Chamber of Commerce Distin Distinguished
guished Distinguished Service Award as the
Young Man of the Year in 1957.
He was graduated in 1947, mag magna
na magna cum laude, from Rutgers Uni University,
versity, University, and received his master
of arts and doctor of philosophy
degrees from Harvard, where he
was a faculty scholar.

Due Monday
Senior graduation invitations
will go on sale at the campus
bookstore on Monday after more
than a weeks delay.
The invitations which arrived
last week and were scheduled to
go on sale last Monday, had to
be returned because the engrav engravers
ers engravers erroneously printed them to
read Monday as the day of gradu graduation.
ation. graduation. Graduation is on a Satur Saturday.
day. Saturday.
The engravers agreed to send
shipment by air to arrive on Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday of this week The invita invitations
tions invitations arrived on time but again
they were printed incorrecUy.
This time they had graduation oc occuring*
curing* occuring* in the coming when ft is
scheduled for the evening.
Although these incorrect invita invitations
tions invitations are on sale now at the camp campus
us campus bookstore, corrected invitations
are to arrive on Monday and will
go on sale at that time.
The regular dutch fold invita invitations
tions invitations will cost 15 cents each and
souvenir booklets will cost 35
cents, according to Secretary of
Finance Clarence ONeil.

bought, so4d and traded bf
students. '"C
Vice president Jack Mahaffey
said a College Pac containing
toothpaste, deodorant, mouth mouthwash
wash mouthwash and other toiletries will be
sold for 25 cents, proceeds to go
for the student scholarship fund fundraising
raising fundraising drive, Dollars for Schol Scholars.
ars. Scholars.
| Other plans for the new year
include promotion and passing of
[student body constitution revis revisions
ions revisions by referendum.
Bob Harris, chairman of the
constitution revision commit committee,
tee, committee, said file Honor Court (Ju (Judicial
dicial (Judicial article; would be the ma ma\
\ ma\ Jor change. It includes the com
I mittee plans to ask the -court
: for a ruling on special elections.
Provision for special elections is
In the current constitution but
! specific regulations are not pro provided.
vided. provided.
He said the biggest trouble in
pnjMrfng revisions was the re requirement
quirement requirement that 26 per cent of the
student body vote on them. Two
thirds majority of those voting is
needed for approval.
! ifce revision committees solu solution
tion solution to these roadblocks is a pro proposal
posal proposal for a weeklong election
[handled at ten Ijootha spread
i across campus. If fits Honor
Court decides for these proposals
a more complete student opinion
can be gotten at the polls,* Har Harris
ris Harris said.

Page 2

A tfegro co-ed from Tampa has
been doing graduate work at UF
this .gummer, and feels she has
been accepted like anybody
Sylva Epps has been attending
the Foreign Language Institute at
UF, along with 52 other teachers
Jrom-J Florida and other states.
!,She has been working in Spanish,
taking 9 hours toward a Masters
All those attending the institute
Jive in North Hall, and eat togeth together.
er. together. This helps daily use of the
language, she said.
Colored Glasses
As goon as we began work we
were too busy to look at each
other through colored' glasses,
she said
Besides, I understand there
were three other people of my

Publications Due
Board Meet Today

A meeting-of the Board of Stu Student
dent Student Publications hae been called
for today at 2:15 to consider a
number of policy changes.
K. B. Meurlott, executive secre-
I tary of the" board, said, The
f Boards, polioies will be brought
up to date by a careful analysis
of minutes of the Board* meet meetlngl
lngl meetlngl for the past year.
13,000 Seminole*?
Hugh Cunningham, chairman of
the Board of Student Publications,
said the board may recommend
that issues of the Seminole
be printed for 1962. Only 7,000
were printed* this year.
Also under consideration will be
a change in the pay status of stu student
dent student publications business man managers.
agers. managers. A fixed salary proposal is
expected as an alternative to the
advertising commission the busi business
ness business manager now receives,
yew Members
The .board will meet today with
two-new manthers sitting in. The
UF Publications
Win National
. Alumni Awards
The UF has won two publica publications
tions publications citations from the Ameri American
can American Alumni Council, which held
Its national meeting last week in
Two Seconds
Citations received were for sec second
ond second place in each of two cate categories
gories categories of the national publica publication
tion publication sponsored by the AAC. The
Florida Alumnus magazine wae
recognized in the category of
feature columns; arid the 1960
Homecoming and alumni reunion
brochure took -second place In
the direct-mail publications com competition.
petition. competition.
The Florida Alumnus magazine,
published quarterly by the UF
Alqmni Association, is edited by
Allen Skaggs, Jr., director of
ths.u" University News Bureau.
M News Bureau, is assistant editor
of magazine.
FBK Helped
The 13-page, four-color brochure,
mailed toalumni for last Nov Novembers
embers Novembers Hdlriecoming, was edited
Blue Key members
Roger La Vale of Winter Haven,
assisted bp- Gary Peacock of
The AAo*e competitions were
divided according to the number
of Sfjhmni and size of each insti institution,
tution, institution, and classification cate categoric.
goric. categoric. The University of Florida
competed among institutions hav having
ing having 'IO,OOO lo 25,000 alumni.
Sftjst place winners in the same
categories as the UF wars Emory
University, feature columns, and
Oonesll University, direct-mall
FOR' RENT: Lovely rooms and
apartment tram Aug. 10 to
Sept. 10. Apply 331 SW 19th St.
FQR SALE: 56 Plymouth Savoy;
6 cylinder, Automatic transmis transmission,
sion, transmission, Heater. One owner, ten tends*
ds* tends* loving care. Approximate Approximately
ly Approximately 33,000 miles. $600.00. Call FR
FOR SALE: 15 x 16, % bed, dress dresser,
er, dresser, two chairs and end table.
Call Joan Kruse, FR 6-4853.
1853 LAMBRETTA. Flawless con condition.
dition. condition. Paint and mechanical
condition perfect. Includes full
accessories,* windshiled, extra
tires, etc. New price was 3800.
asking 1225. See at 731 N.W.
*th Avenue.

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The Summer Gator

Negro Coed Attends Institute

new members, recently announc announced
ed announced by UF Pres. J. Wayne Reitz,
are H. B. 'Clark, agricultural
economics, and Prof. John R. Far Farrell,
rell, Farrell, of the law school.
Clark and Farrell will replace
Mandell Glicksberg and Eleanor
B. Browne, of law and education.


Bad Play, Good Actors

Assistant Professor of English
The curtain of the Universitys
one-shot summer stock company
rises on a sketchy set that marvel marvelously
ously marvelously evokes the dreariness of
parched Midwestern plains.
Against a skillfully lit back backdrop,
drop, backdrop, blank as the arid rural
sky and mind, a well-discip well-disciplined
lined well-disciplined cast goes through its
paces; but the very competence
of the production serves only to
emphasize the unsuitability of
the well made Broadway
play for a college theatre that
should make drama an educa educational
tional educational experience.
Set in the nineteen-twenties,
The Rainmaker is slick com commercial
mercial commercial craftsmanship designed to
capitalize condescendingly upon
the recent nostalgic vogue for
the naive decade conjured up in a
true wonder like The Boy
Unfortunately in Gainesville the
play too nearly resembles reality.
The program notes further an er erroneous
roneous erroneous impression by making it
sound simply unpretentious like
Os Mice and Men. But The
Rainmaker is not about unim unimportant
portant unimportant people; it is not about
people at all. It ia completely
phony. It offers us not insight in into
to into the real Midwest or the real
twenties, but the cute popular
stereotypes theatre parties de demand.
mand. demand.
Ironically file excellence of the
local production emphasizes
tne pseudo-seriousness of the
piece rather than Its sick hu humor.
mor. humor. College theatrical people
are generally too Idealistic to
The Truth
At a recent board of control
meeting in Tallahassee, a UF of official
ficial official said unofficially that UF
would most likely go quarterly
instead of tri-mester, because the
tri-meeter plan would interfere
with the football season.

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August 4, 190


race who applied for admittance
to the institute, but for reasons
of their own did not participate.
Sylvia has swum in the pool,
played billiards and table tennis
in the Florida Union, picnicked at
Camp Wauburg and eaten in the
cafeteria and Campus Club.
I have been served at the caf caf.
. caf. eteria and dining room with the
same cold indifference that every
other student receives, she said.
The 28-year-old coed said, I
have of course trod delicately,
but added that she was impressed
by the personal warmth of mem members
bers members of the group.
Sylvia, who graduated from
Florida A & M in 1954, said that
the faculty and her classmates
have reacted to her presence in a
most beautifully unconcerned
Do you know how wonderfully

Erat Men Out Dry Pinning
Pinning a girl at the UF means trouble for a fra fraternity
ternity fraternity man he winds up in the drink. A drown drowning
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For over a decade, pledge classes have carried
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the girl's dorm area, and dumped him.
Progress is swamping this tradition as frater fraternity
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mount such a cynically conceiv conceived
ed conceived work properly. It needs the
kind of cornball set last years
Oklahoma*' had.
Ron Dohrin and JoAnna Helm Helming
ing Helming are good enougn actors to
make us wish we were really see seeing
ing seeing Beyond the Horizon, and
the rest of the cast under August
Staubs tight direction keep the
play moving briskly nowhere. In
the title role Tony St. John re reincarnates
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ingly amazingly well, but does not have the
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it feels to be treated as normally
as anybody else? she said.
No Problems
Any problems of personal ad adjustment
justment adjustment would have been the
problems of the other partici participants,
pants, participants, Sylvia said.
I may have been a novelty to
a great many people in the insti institute,
tute, institute, she said. Many persons
have never attended a class or
been exposed to personal contact
with persons of a darker hue.
Advice To Others
What advice would she give to
other Negro students who might
come to the UF?
First, bring rain apparel. Sec Second,
ond, Second, dont come in the summer
without a portable air condition conditioner.
er. conditioner. Third, dont bring your car.
Her last suggestion was to
take all physics courses, because
the building is air conditioned.

sistencies inconsistencies in the concept of the
character. Only Franklin McDon McDonnell
nell McDonnell as a drum-beating bumpkin
approaches to emotional carnival
spirit proper to the work, and he
like many youngstersstill con confuses
fuses confuses shouting with projection.
On opening night, the magic
of the title worked and Norman
Hall Auditorium was pleasingly
cool. If it remains that way the
troupe deserves support. They
make the production worth your
time, even though the material
isnt worth theirs.

Student Parties
I Raise Funds
For Seeger
Gator Staff Writer
B 3
I A total of $55 was collected at
the two Funds for Pete Seeger
II parties held this summer.
ji More money was contributed at
j the second party, although there
:! were fewer people than at the first
| party.
According to Ned Murphy, who
j hosted the two parties, there will
j be more fund raising parties this
; fall.
Questioned By HUAO
Folk singer Pete Seeger was
! called before the House Un-Amer Un-Amerj
j Un-Amerj ican Activities Committee in 1955.
In the course of the inquiry, the
| Committee asked Seeger questions
about the songs he sang and where
'he tng them, plus questions
about his personal political be beliefs
liefs beliefs and associations.
Seeger refused to answer these
In 1956, upon recommendation
of the HUAC, the House of Rep Representatives
resentatives Representatives by vote, cited Pete
Seeger for contempt of Con Congress.
gress. Congress. Shortly thereafter t h e
Justice Department prepared a
ten-count indictment, one count
for each question which Seeger
refused to answer.
Found Guilty
The trial itself was not held
until March, 1961. At the conclus
ion of the trial the jury found See Seeger
ger Seeger guilty on all ten counts of
the indictment.
In April, Seeger was sentenced
to one year in jail and was fined
court fees. Seeger is now free on
bail pending an appeal.
Seegers appeal is scheduled to
be heard sometime this fall. In
event the Court of Appeals does
not reverse the conviction, Pete
Seeger is prepared to take his
case up to the Supreme Court.
Since Seeger's attorney and
court fees have totaled approxi approximately
mately approximately 315,000, friends all over
the country are contributing mon money
ey money to pay for his defense, said
For further information or con contributions
tributions contributions call Ned Murphy at 6-
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Gothic Gargoyles Witness
Six-Fold Campus Growth

Bator Staff Writer
UFg founding fathers envision envisioned
ed envisioned an intellectual community in
northeast Florida, living and
studying beneath the gaze of gro grotesque
tesque grotesque gargoyles decorating its
Gothic edifices.
As a remit of the Buctonan Act
of 1906 UF was established at
Gainesville as a state supported
institution composed of six col colleges
leges colleges that had previously been
scattered throughout the state.
The directing body of UF and
all state educational institutions
of!higher learning is the Board
of Control, whose actions are sub subject
ject subject to the approval of the Board
of Education headed by the Gov Governor.
ernor. Governor.
A prospectus plan of UF
grounds was ordered at the
Boards first meeting in August
1905. At its October 1905, meeting
P. K. Tonga proposed that the
Tudor-Gothic style of architecture
be adopted for UF buildings.
, Tudor-Gothio was the style ac accepted
cepted accepted for the plans of BF'i
buildings: Science, Administra Administration,
tion, Administration, Law, Agriculture, and
The Board also authorized the
lnfmediate construction of dormi dormitories
tories dormitories according to the plans sub submitted,
mitted, submitted, with the exception of put putting
ting putting a shower bath and closet on
each floor. These dormitories
are Thomas and Buckman Halls.
Jn 1925 a basketball house
was proposed by the university
architect as a temporary build building.*
ing.* building.* The basketball house be*
came a reality in the form of an
oli bottling company plant mov moved)
ed) moved) onto UF grounds. This same
temporary building was alter altered'
ed' altered' in 1948 and now houses the
MUsic Division.
'New studies were begun tor
the campus in 1925 and a gen general
eral general plan** evolved by 3980. This

Hall Councils Sponsor
Activities for Residents

Weekend movies, library facili facilities,
ties, facilities, socials, weight rooms, stu student
dent student loans, and dorm TV are
among many services initiated
and sponsored by hall govern government
ment government in the mens living areas
at the UF.
The basic governing body of
each dormitory area is the hall
Team Studies
State Politics
A study of the problems of
cdty government in Florida by
tmfo UF professors has just been
The report, compiled by Dr.
Gladys M. Hammerer, director
of the UFs Public Administration
Clearing House, and Dr. John
DeGrove, professor of political
science, calls salary, tenure and
politics the main problem facing
city managers.
Dr. Hammerer, speaking for the
shady team, said that another
tn&Jor problem was indecision as
to* what type of government to
have on the part of Floridas new

Summer Jobs Take Students)
Into Resorts, Opera Houses

Thousands of UF students will
b e returning to campus this fall
after working at jobs in over 40
These jobs range from ushering
In an opera house in Denver, Colo Colorado
rado Colorado to teaching swimming in
New York. The students worked
as waiters, waitresses, and bus busboys
boys busboys in almost every resort area
at the country.
A few were employed by busi businesses,
nesses, businesses, industries, and newspa newspapers.
pers. newspapers.
Many got their jobs through the
department at labor, a student
government office which contacts
employers using student labor dur during
ing during the summer and keeps on file
a list of these employers and the
jobs they have open, available to
UF students.
The students write to these ad addresses
dresses addresses early in the spring and
ai;e generally notified of their
~ l S' ~ ~~ ""
Biology Prof Chosen
To Attend NC Institute
James H. Gregg, associate pro professor
fessor professor of biology at the UF, is
oaje of 22 college teacher selected
to participate in a tour-week in institute
stitute institute in departmental biology.
To be held at Brevard College,
North Carolina, toe Institute will
be directed by Dr. James G. Wil Wilson,
son, Wilson, head professor of anatomy
at UFs College of Medicine, and
president-elect of toe American
Teratology Association. The In Institute
stitute Institute will begin August lA.
Dr. Wilson said toe Institute
will permit biology teachers in
the represented institutions to
bring themselves up to date on the
developments and progress being
made in developmental biology.


plan envisioned an. enrollment
of 5,000 students, double the
1906 expectation.
The 1930 plan shows a coordin coordination
ation coordination of the buildings into groups
devoted to similar subjects and
the building groups were so ar arranged
ranged arranged as to emphasize a central
mall (the Plaza of the Ameri Americas).
cas). Americas).
It was during this period be between
tween between 1927 and 1947 that most of
the UFs temporary buildings
moved on campus.
In 1948 a new master plan was
submitted that would serve up to
15,000 students. The plan was de developed
veloped developed from a 1947 land use stu study
dy study in which definite land was de dedicated
dicated dedicated for specific purposes bas based
ed based upon future needs.
There are 510 acres in the mas master
ter master planapproximately two and
one-half times larger than the
campus area prior to that date,
exclusive of some 1,200 acres de devoted
voted devoted to agricultural farms and
field instruction units.
According to this Plan the old oldest
est oldest section of the campus was
divided into a Liberal Arts area
east of the Plaza of the Ameri Americas,
cas, Americas, a Science area west of the
plaza and a Fine Arts area to
the south.
Other areas were given to ath athletics,
letics, athletics, agriculture, engineering,
military, and living facilities.
It was felt that the 1948 plan
would serve UF for 20 years
but unprecedented growth be between
tween between then and 1958, during
which time some 87 buildings
or additions were constructed,
soon made it obvious that revi revisions
sions revisions to the master plan would
have to be made.
The expansion was found to
present fewer difficulties than
had been anticipated, principally
because the land use plan had
been strictly followed during the
interim. Thus substantial expan-

council. Members are elected as
representatives of their respective
sections. As a rule the council
elects its officers from within its
own ranks.
Fees Collected
The activities of the council are
financed by th e collection of an
Activity Fee when the residents
check in to the area in the fall.
The funds are used for the pur purchase
chase purchase of such item s as irons and
ping-pong equipment, rental of
current movies, and the staffing
of these movies.
The hall councils also work
with UF officials to bring such
facilities as weight rooms, intra intramural
mural intramural check-out rooms, and
branch libraries out to the resi residents
dents residents of the more remote living
The Tolbert Area Council is a
pioneer in setting up a Student
Emergency Loan Fund (SELF).
The benefits of this fund are
available to all resident of Tol Tolbert
bert Tolbert Area.
Hume Area was very active
last year. Their most important
projects were a weight room, in intramural
tramural intramural and scholarship plaques
and an area newsletter.
Persons interested in hall gov government
ernment government should contact their sec section
tion section advisers for details.

acceptance by toe first of May.
This year secretary of labor,
Ned Service, i s planning new
events for the labor office, in including
cluding including a possible labor day fair
to be held in the spring, to in increase
crease increase the number and variety of
jobs available to Florida students.
Students interested in a profi profitable
table profitable adventure next summer
should keep in mind the facilities
of their student government la labor
bor labor office, Service said.
Ups 'n Downs
Gators Pay
An elevator in Norman Hall
seems to have a habit of mal malfunctioning.
functioning. malfunctioning. Last week a lady
almost got caught In the doors,
mid last semester some public
notices wero posted regarding
the elevator.
It seems the manually-oper manually-operated
ated manually-operated door had been sticking for
some weeks, and someone sug suggested
gested suggested in small print that It be
fixed. Please fix this door.
The notation, written on the
license form in toe elevator,
was ignored.
About a week later another
note appeared. In slightly larg larger
er larger print. Fix toe door. Still
no results.
About a week later another
note appeared with two words
in very large print: Fix
The last week of the semes semester
ter semester the final request covered
the whole license form. Fix
toe Damned Door.
The entire elevator went out
of order.

sions were made in the main sec sections
tions sections of the campus without undo undoing
ing undoing the basic provisions of the
1948 plan.
1958 Plan
A long range plan for future
UF development was laid out in
1958. The principal difference be between
tween between the new plan and the 1948
plan is that the instruction area
will be substantially increased to
the south and the housing area to
the west.
Exclusive of agricultural farms
and field instruction units, the
1958 plan contains a total of 690
acres, 180 acres more than the
1948 plan. It is expected that this
long range campus plan will ac accommodate
commodate accommodate an enrollment of 20,-
UF is planning today for an en enrollment
rollment enrollment nearly ten times its or original
iginal original in 1906. As Florida grows,
so grows UF; and another ten
years may see the institution of
commuter trains to reach the
far comers of a growing campus.

It isnt a hallucination its
one of the first plans for the UF
administration building.
Drawn shortly after World
War I, the plans call for a com combination
bination combination ad building and me memorial
morial memorial tower.
The tower strongly resembles
the Century Tower, which
wasnt built until 1954, and the
rest of the structure, when
robbed of some of Its gothic
gingerbread, looks much like
Tigert Hall.
The reader can decide wheth whether
er whether it wonld have been a mon monstrosity
strosity monstrosity or an architectural

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The UF campus, circa 1906, had a long way
to go before reaching its present state.
The drawing above, looking south from Uni University
versity University Avenue, shows that Benton, Peabody, An Anderson,
derson, Anderson, Floyd, and Flint Halls, as well as the law
building, have been around for a long time.
The rest of the campus was an area of wide
open spaces, with the girls* dormitory area being
occupied by an experimental farm.

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UF College of Medicine bat
received an $16,989 grant tor esc*
perimental research on birth de defects.
fects. defects.
The grant, awarded by the Na National
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structor instructor in anatomy.
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ture nature of birth defects produced in
the Utters of rats which have been
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tamins vitamins during pregnancy. Previ Previous
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How 'Bout This Summer?

At the end of its second year sum summer
mer summer steering committee remains an
improvement otter the former system
of electing, choosing and setting up a
separate student government from
the regular session student govern government.
ment. government.
* n
fetQveeks of summer school were
devoted to student politicking for of officcrjnd
ficcrjnd officcrjnd the following weeks getting
movtrd into third floor offices be beforest
forest beforest was time to move out.
Njrw student government is a more
informal skeleton-sized continuance
of the regular sessions administra-
and judicial branches.
Under the new system administrative
projects are able to be continued over
tZ *
WITH ALL its efficiency however
it scorns to have lost much of its en enthusiasm.
thusiasm. enthusiasm. This may be partially di directed
rected directed to the fact that the summer
studjgjit is often innocently over overlooked.
looked. overlooked. Leaders speak in terms of
With over four thousand students
attending the summer session there
seems to be justification for student
government to be more than a carry carryover
over carryover from the spring to the fall. Many
campuses do not even have that large
an enrollment during the regular ses session,
sion, session, yet set up active programs.
* *
commended for their necessary ef efforts
forts efforts for this fall. Setting up of the
Fee Expenditure Evaluation study
proposing revisions for the Student
We read last week that some were
indeed surprised that the UF would
allow visiting professor Dr. Koen,
with sympathies for the cause of the
Cuban Communist leaders, to speak
publicly of his views.
It is a sad commentary on life that
some would not accord to others the
right of free decision, belief and
speech they demand for themselves.
We thank the University for re respecting
specting respecting our ability to hear and
weigh both sides of an issue. We came
to the University to learn . not to
be indoctrinated.

Best Os THEM
/^ S jp** ru

Asst. Manager Tom Hoffman
Office Manager Babatta Stelnhao.ef
Cirenlatfaa Manager Charlotte Curry
ForroataL Max Sealy, Greg

Body Constitution for electoral ap approval
proval approval in the fall, and making plans
for orientation appear to have been
handled well.
Many students on campus during
the summer are not even aware that
there is such a group as the summer
steering committee, and if they are
they cannot tell what the committee
does. This is not because the commit committee
tee committee has not been doing anything, but
rather because what they do has rel relatively
atively relatively little to do with the summer
* A
NEXT SUMMER raises an added
problem. It will be the last true sum summer
mer summer session. Beginning in September
of next year the University will begin
operating on a 12 month academic
year. Whether the final choice be tri trimester
mester trimester or quarter system the summer
steering committee will become a reg regular
ular regular session body.
Next summer's steering committee
will have to prepare for the transi transition.
tion. transition. They will also have their annual
chore of combating the political and
social lethargy that often sets in
about the end of June.
Take It Apart
Ron La Face, chairman of the third
annual President's Retreat has said
the honor system will be one of the
main topics of the weekend coopera cooperative
tive cooperative confab between administration
and student leaders.
A *
THE CHOICE of topic is potential potentially
ly potentially a worthwhile one. It is a topic
that dictates a critical atmosphere
. *. an atmosphere which challenges
the systems existence, not one which
worships the tradition with aw r e.
There is definitely something
wrong with the system when profes professors
sors professors admit to proctoring their exams
and freshmen tell of wholesale cheat cheating
ing cheating in Walker Auditorium progress
DO NOT abolish the honor system
at Rainbow Springs. Rather abolish
the philosophy that the honor system
is holy and challenge its existence
Make it prove itself in both student
leader and administrative minds. Re Revamp,
vamp, Revamp, revise . take it apart to see
what ita made of.

Friday, August 4, 1961

V? pm,,


Dry County Life.. Or, How to Beat the Law

The citizens of Alachua Coun County,
ty, County, home of the states univer university,
sity, university, have made and kept the
county a dry one. It i per perhaps
haps perhaps a moot point whether the
citizens so voted for their own
good, or for the students. The
benefits Should apply equally,
as well as the deprivations, to
both town and campus folk.
FROM THE students angle,
what to the result of being in a
dry county? Do the students
who wants to drink go on the
They can do one of five
One fattening and expensive
solution is to drink enough of
the 3.2 beer sold in Gainesville.
Or, by getting hold of a car
or riding with a friend, he can
make the well-beaten trek to
one of several county line
places, about 15 miles away.
* *
OF COURSE, the drivers are
often Mable for D.W.I. charges,
if they make it.
MYKEL A fourth -
lution is the 12
per cent moonshine on sale
round and about for 75 cents
per bottle. This is Old Ve Vesuvius,
suvius, Vesuvius, or Old V.
It is a 72-hour beer, which
goes whoosh like champagne
when one opens it.
* *
THE FIFTH solution is for
the more sophisticated, who
have learned the ropes. OF
gators wanting booze for the
least trouble can place their
order with a fraternity in town.
The most important man in
a fraternity is the president;
the second most important man
is the person who has the liquor
By this line of reasoning,
one of the most important men
on campus (the real 8.M.0.C.)
is the fellow who has the con concession
cession concession for getting the liquor to
the fraternities.
HE IS a fraternity man who
flies a plane load of liquor in
from Jacksonville or Tampa,
depending on how quick they
need it. It's cheaper out of
Week beer, county line, week weekend
end weekend in Jax, moonshine or fra-

ternity order service? UFers
can take their pick.
And likewise, in general, the
townfolk. For side by side with
its dry ruling, Gainesville has
a funny little law which allows
restaurants which do not have
beer licenses to serve set ups.
A few of these places have
locker service, where one can
keep his own bottle on the prem premises,
ises, premises, and have it served with
his set up.
around the dry ruling, just like
the students.
Does this situation make
sense? I dont think bo.


Here's Quick, Full Review
For Those Final Exams

Exam time is here again and
the Alligator as a public ser service
vice service will attempt t present
some review questions which
students might find helpful in
preparing for finals.
Unless you're in the College
of Education, these questions
wont do you much good. Edu Education
cation Education majors dont have to
learn much since only a mono monotonous
tonous monotonous voice is required to
teach and failing is B minus.
Once an edu edu
edu cation major
only because
she kicked an
urchin while
seen an exami examination,
nation, examination, quel-
PEACOCK Uons h 1
might be consid considered
ered considered typical are presented:
* *
1. Who discovered Florida?
(a) Ponce DeLeon (b) Robert F.
Kennedy (c) Bob Park (d) Hap Happy
py Happy Henry Hodges (e) Orientation
Group No. 96.
2. The pre-school child's age
is usually (a) under six (b)
over six (c) exactly six (d) un undetermined.
determined. undetermined.
3. If you were walking from
Reid Hall to Norman Hall which
of Gainesville's streets
would you be able to walk under?
(a) Millhopper Road (b) Stadium
Road (e) Thirteenth Street (d)
University Avenue (e) all of the
4. What grade would you like
to have In this course? (a) A
(b) B (c) C (d) D (e) E.
5. Which college or school at
the University of Florida offers
the beet educational opportuni opportunities?
ties? opportunities? (a) the College of Educa Education
tion Education (b) Barber College (c) Fire Firemans
mans Firemans School (d) High School
(e) College Inn.
* *
Remove the word or phrase
which doesnt relate to the oth others
ers others in the group.
1. Gainesville merchants, tea teachers,
chers, teachers, fair, city rangers, unfair,
campus rangers, deplorable, ob obnoxious,
noxious, obnoxious, traffic court, adminis administration.
tration. administration.
2. Coeds, sweet, lovely, lova lovable,
ble, lovable, luscious, pinned, demand demanding,
ing, demanding, better than FSU, refusing,
3. Non-education majors, was wasting
ting wasting time, have to study, will
get a better job, have lower
averages, can't get teachers to
change grades, are doing some something
thing something useful, arent looking for
4. DGs, Tri-Delts, Chi Os,
A Chi Os, fraternities, D Phi
Es, A O Pia, KDi, A D Pis,
A E Phis, sororities, Sigma
Kappas, Zetas, Phi Mus, Nu
Nu Nu.
5. Alice in Wonderland, Moth Mother
er Mother Goose, textbooks, Bobs e y
Twins, required reading, Hardy
Boys, Lassie Corns Home, us used
ed used in other Education College,
Peter Pan, Und Remus, Win Winnie
nie Winnie the Poo, classic comics.
* *
Choose ons of the following
and discuss fully. However do
not say anything unnecessary.
1. Name as many C-courses
as you oan. You will bo given
extra credit if you can give
the actual name of the course
as well as its numerical name.
f. Hams five campus build buildings.
ings. buildings.
8. U you were given your


Foreign Exchange is Untapped Harvest

Commissioner of International
When classes begin this fall
there will be more than 400
foreign students from some 70
countries at the University of
Most of these students have
come to the United States not
only to gain technical profic proficiency
iency proficiency but also to obtain first
hand knowledge and understand understanding
ing understanding of American culture, back background,
ground, background, and institutions.
WHEN WE consider the stu student
dent student exchange not as an end in
itself but as a tool for promot promoting
ing promoting mutual understanding among
students from geographically
and ideologically dissimilar
countries, we realize that the re result
sult result of individual efforts to as assimilate
similate assimilate the foreign student to
his new environment, aside from
assisting his adjustment to the
United States, will produce for
both guest and hoot memorable
experiences and life-long friend friendships.
ships. friendships.

Certain persons are making
less than honorable profits,
and others are learning an ap approach
proach approach to life which i less than
Lest I be misunderstood let
me spell out clearly my stand.
The law is bad because it does
more harm than good. I am
advocating legalizing the sale
of bottled alcoholic drinks in
Alachua County.
Parents who have youngsters
who want to drink are going to
run greater risks in the dry
county than were it a wet one.
Legally wet, that is.

choice of teaching anywhere,
which location would you
choose? You must be able to
name the city, county, and state,
but there is no need to tell why
you choose a given location.
4. If you had to choose your
college major again, which ma major
jor major would you choose?
5. When talking to your
friends on campus, what do you
tell them about your major?
Do they believe you?
1. Mary had a lamb, his
was as . And
everywhere that went, that
was to go.
HERES a little brain stimula stimulator
tor stimulator that takes two to work. Its
played according to the rules for
Tic Tac Toe and works the same
way, too.
2. Pick a of six Buy
3. The Florida Alligator is a
student The Seminole is a
--which has mistakes. The
Orange Peel is a
magazine. The will not be
published this year.
4. Neath the and
victorious, thy shall
fail. Theres other names
SO All Florida
5. On honor as a Florida
ceived on this

The Florida Alligator Welcomes .
Letters to the Editor
Please sign all letters .
. . and limit them to 300 words
Names will be withheld on request
We reserve, the right .
... to edit letters .
. for spaca purposes
First Fall Issue: Friday, September 22.
Yes, if you like people and like to
know what is going on about campus
you can be first with the news and get
credit, too!
This fall students may earn one hour
;j credit by working for the Florida Alliga Alligator
tor Alligator and submitting their, work' for
critique and grading in JM 101, a new
course in the School of Journalism and
Even if you don't sign up for the
course you can still work on the news newspaper
paper newspaper and satisfy your curiosity!
. First thing this fait drop by the Alli Alligator
gator Alligator offices in the basement of the
Florida Union! t

U. S. is mors geographically
isolated than the countries of
Europe, the Far East, Asia, and
Latin America, American stu students
dents students have much more to learn
and understand Own do their
visitors who are already fa familiar
miliar familiar with a number of foreign
Our Student Government te
running this year through my
office an international program
designed to (1.) promote inter interaction
action interaction between the foreign and
American student which will re result
sult result in maximum benefit to
both, and (2.V increase the stu student
dent student body awareness of the im importance
portance importance of international under understanding
standing understanding through an intensive
campus-wide program.
* *
THESE TWO sides of the
same coin involve coordination
and cooperation among different
individuals and organized groups
who are concerned with this
matter in one way or another.
These small but constant ef efforts
forts efforts might seem good enough
. . however, they are not
likely to be effective without a
vast area personal student sup support.
port. support.
If further understanding be between
tween between the American and the for foreign
eign foreign student is to be developed,
the initiative lies primarily in
the hands of the American. We
have on our campus five inter international
national international organizations which in include
clude include foreigners and theoretical theoretically,
ly, theoretically, a large number of Ameri Americans,
cans, Americans, in their membership.
THEY ARE the International
Student Organization (ISO), the
Latin American Club, the Arab
Club, the German Ciuib, and the
Hellenic American Organiza Organization.
tion. Organization.
Admission in any one of them
is simple to obtain, fees are
small and, furthermore, such
participation does not conflict
with membership in any other
.campus organization.
It is important to remember
that membership is not restrict restricted
ed restricted to foreign students. This is
the level of semi-formal asso association.
ciation. association.
At the personal level we have
the buddy program sponsored
and administered by Florida
Blue Key. This is a program de designed
signed designed to bring interested na native
tive native students into close contact
with newly arrived foreigners.
To me this new program ap appears
pears appears as the most positive step
taken in this direction at the
AFTER a foreigners first
attempt to order dinner at a
restaurant, where, perhaps, he
receives instead of a steak a
triple helping of apple pie and
catsup, he quickly appreciates
the advantages of having a big
Moreover, introductions to


It Takes Inquisitive Minds
For Coping With Values

Student Director,
Freshman Orientation
EDITORS NOTE: This col column,
umn, column, written by the student di director
rector director of freshman orientation*
is addressed to freshmen and
their parents.
This above all: io thine awn
self be true And it must follow,
as the night the day, Thow oanst
not then be false to my man,.'
Act I, Scene in, Lines 82-84.
by William Shakespeare
* *
Shakespeare presents a very
clear statement of the profit
which one might derive from a
college education. Personal in integrity
tegrity integrity may well be the single
most important lesson any man

the bag brothers friends and
associates rapidly dispells his
plaguing sense of isolation. Ft
is unfortunate that the response
to calls for volunteers for
Bgram8 gram has been rather
tt Body President B. S.
appointed last spring
eign students to serve
ent positions in fltu fltuvemment.
vemment. fltuvemment.
will be encouraged to
run for office in the next elec election.
tion. election.
* *
IN DOING this It Is felt that
if we integrate student gov government,
ernment, government, integration would fol follow
low follow elsewhere. Active participa participation
tion participation in student affairs not only
gives the foreigner an oppor opportunity
tunity opportunity of serving the campus
community, but provides an in insight
sight insight into the basic American
approach to government. This
is especially important because,
although the American student
has always had his basic free freedoms
doms freedoms and enjoyed democracy at
home, his counterpart in many
countries has not been so fort fortunate.
unate. fortunate.
have customarily been the
spearhead for universal re reforms
forms reforms and greater freedoms.
The goals of equal educational
oportimity, more student con control
trol control in their own affairs, and
interest in governmental actions
and policies find their first sup support
port support institutions of higher learn learning.
ing. learning. Foreign universities are,
indeed, the instruments of so social
cial social change.
In this respect Student Gov Governments
ernments Governments most important inter international
national international contribution is facilitat facilitating
ing facilitating the foreign students under understanding
standing understanding of the inner workings
of the U.S.s democratic socie society.
ty. society.
* *
FT IS MY sincere hope that
each member of our University
community in conjunction with
organized student and faculty
groups will take an oven great greater
er greater interest in ths welfare of
Florida's foreign students and
devote more of their energy
towards the exploitation of our
rich potential for cultural ex exchange
change exchange and international co cooperation.
operation. cooperation.
The movement along the speo speotrum
trum speotrum of governmental organi organization
zation organization from one extreme to the
other Is gradual and elusive,
a matter of degrees. Therefore,
the confidence and faith in the
effeciency of the demooratie
degrees achieved by foreign
students here may someday be
holding the balance of free freedom
dom freedom against totalitarianism in
their emerging homelands.
Americans, let all be per performers,
formers, performers, not just observers in
working for a progressive Uni University.
versity. University.

&n learn on the road to ma maturity.
turity. maturity.
College la not the only place
where thia leaaon can be learn learned;
ed; learned; but, it ahould be learned be befor
for befor one can assume the repon reponsibilities
sibilities reponsibilities of a mature oitlzen.
Tour years at the university
ahould be those in which you
formulate the value* from which
you can make important deci decisions
sions decisions hi later life. College to a
transition. It bridges the gap be between
tween between the relative protectiveness
of your home and parents, and
the responsibility of being the
head of your own family.
hit) MAN can accept this re responsibility
sponsibility responsibility without first having
a set of values to make judg judgments.
ments. judgments. But no man can form
these values without being true
to himself in their creation.
To the student who is planning
to specialise in a field other
than the humanities or the
social sciences these first
few years in college may well
be the last in which you may
read and think about your value
Society today leaves little
time for the professional man
to question his values. Wt just
blindly accept what to fed to
us, without questioning the ba basis
sis basis or effect.
There will not be time one*
you are in a specialized field to
read and ponder the classics of
ethics and politics. There will
not be time to read the contem contemporary
porary contemporary authors who question
our values, let alone the anci ancients
ents ancients upon whom these vahies
ar based.

THE VALUES you hav# when
you leave the may
well be the same as those held
upon entering but dont cheat
yourself out of the valuable
growth process involved in
questioning them.
No man will be able to find
his place in society until he has
independently established his
values. This is the heart of a
college education. Whether you
conform to society or not to
secondary to your questioning
its vahies.
Question, read and question.
Dont be content with the values
you inherit there is obviously
a weakness in them, and tliey*
can only be improved by
quisitive thinking mind.


UF Prof Rebukes 'Hours' Misconception

Professor of Political Science
There is the story told that
the president of one of our state
universities in Florida was once
asked how much of a teaching
load professors had. 'Twelve to
fifteen hours for most of them,
was the answer. My, said
the legislator (for thats who
asked the question), that IB
a long day!
NEEDLESS to say, the uni university
versity university president felt at some
disadvantage in answering this,
tor as most of my readers may
know, the teaching load men mentioned
tioned mentioned is tor a week: It means
teaching hours in the class classroom.
room. classroom.
At IMs point I feel Mire that
umns, tor one BflU
mall eocam- HARTMANN
Seriously, we reckon that
each classroom hour takes at
least two hours of preparation.
So we are up to 36-45 hours.
Then there are the eommit eommittees:


Why Not Challenge Frosh
Through Heads, Not Feet

Former Managing Editor
Every September . AFT AFTER
ER AFTER Orientation Week is well
under way ... we hear the
groans of sore feet, sweat sweating
ing sweating foreheads and aching becks.
Every year . BEFORE
Orientation Week ... we hear
the plaudits of leaders in the
program, proclaiming a new,
better, fuller, meet-and-help-the meet-and-help-thefredhman
fredhman meet-and-help-thefredhman plan.
ever comes of it... at least not
in the past.
I guess I oould advise all in incoming
coming incoming students not to bother
attending orientation sessions.
... but that would only add
cosnpcations of red tape and
problems with superiors for
those who compiled.
By all means go . and
complain . and try to get
what you oan out of it.
But realise as you tread your
way through the red tape, pa paper
per paper work, geographic guidance,
etc. . there is more to your
acclimation than is being spoon spoonfed
fed spoonfed by group leaders. Real Realize
ize Realize one reason orientation seems
disorganized, meaningless and
bothersome, Is that it is a
tradition and traditions are
sacred and that it is kept up
by students for the moist part
who are politically inclined,
lets say.
ORIENTATION, in brief, is
a political plum. It furnished a
number of titles which one
may two to decorate an appli application
cation application for membership to one
or more societies.
I, for one, feel it is time
someone got up and told Fresh Freshman
man Freshman these things BEFORE he
gets the wrong impression (it
may not be so wrong after all)
of our campus leadership and
the "higher educational pro processes.
cesses. processes.
The freshman must be edu educated
cated educated on education. He must
learn that every comer holds
exciting new possibilities to be
exploited by the human mind.

THE FRESHMAN has a mind,
and many times a good one.
It can generally learn the ge geography
ography geography of the campus with without
out without tramping lake a school kid
behind a director. It needs not
be told student government gov governs,
erns, governs, and the Alligator reports
(or agitates, as some say), and
Albert the Alligator is the mas mascot
cot mascot who never moves.
They need to be shown the
new community in the light of
its demands, riches, lacks. The
glory of the inquisitive mind
that can never be satisfied. The

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from homesick freshman mailed to folks back home. Come Progress Tests
and extra-curriculars and letters come few and far between.
When he or she can't find the time to write, you can still feel a part of
your freshman's new life by reading The Florida Alligator.
You can have the paper mailed to you twice a week during the entire
school year for three dollars.
Even the letters you do get will mean more after you read about the
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tees: eommittees: departmental, college, or

THEN THERE is the advis advising
ing advising and counselingboth formal
and informal. There is letter
writing and phone-answering,
and many items of routine bus business
iness business operation (such as the
preparation of catalog copy,
the revision of regulations, etc.,
etc.). Throw in a conservative
eight hours a week for that.
Our total is now 44-58 hours.
But there are quite import important
ant important pieces of a professors ac activities
tivities activities still missing: his super supervision
vision supervision of the research and writ writing
ing writing of graduate students and
his own research and writing
apart from classroom prepara preparation.
tion. preparation.
* *
ones which really keep him in intellectually
tellectually intellectually vigorous but they
may be squeezed in as best
they can because of the press
of other things already men mentioned.
tioned. mentioned. Throw in 20 hours for
this. Our total is now unmen unmentionable,
tionable, unmentionable, at least a long way
from a 40-hour week.
What I say above is not un untypical
typical untypical but quite the norm. So
when the faculty hears the sen sentiment
timent sentiment that productivity must
be increased their first reac reaction
tion reaction (once cabn has been re restored)
stored) restored) is to wonder what acti activity

beauty of a new relationship
with learningnew peoples, cul cultures,
tures, cultures, ideas, new patterns,
problems, solutions new free freedoms
doms freedoms in thought, exploration,

THEY NEED be told learn learning
ing learning is not simply absorption of
acts for a trade or a profession.
It is one. It is beautiful (as
mushy as that sounds). It is
a single pattern of beauty, with
every course, every curriculum,
every field so intricately inter intertwined
twined intertwined that only the bravest of
minds dare try to compete to
understand and appreciate it.
They need be told that a Uni University
versity University is a place for the brave
of mind.


Tired of the UF?...Try U of Moscow

Year after year after terrify terrifying
ing terrifying year, hordes of eager fresh freshmen
men freshmen pour into this overstuffed
university jamming it to the
point of explosion.
Classes are overcrowded.
Floors, walls and ceilings of the
more antiquated structures frac fracture
ture fracture under the overload. Pro Professors
fessors Professors quickly tire of bellow bellowing
ing bellowing over the din of 50 or 60 stu students
dents students per class.
This year will be even worse.
WITH this in mind, why not try
something more unique than
entering this intellectual haven?

Why not real really
ly really pull &
switch and
go somewhere
else say
Moscow Uni University?
versity? University?
Before you
call your local
chapter of the
American Le Legion,
gion, Legion, let me
present the


case for Moscow University,
(MU). You may find the com comparison
parison comparison interesting if not con convincing.
vincing. convincing.
Lets review the facts. If you
come here, either you and one
of your two best friends will
not make it through, or you
will and they will not. At MU,
about half of the entrants come
out the other end with degrees.
Boys, sink your teeth into this
tid-bit, about 53 per cent of the
student body at MU is female.
Think of the big time you
could have chasing Grushchen Grushchenka
ka Grushchenka around the 40,000 rooms
and halls of that monstrous

vity activity to to be sacrificed re research
search research or contact with stu students.
dents. students.

THE FACULTY member is
worried because he has visions
of further over-crowding and
even mors depersonalized rela relations
tions relations with students.
Most faculty members are
sincerely disturbed not at the
idea of doing away with ineffi inefficiencies
ciencies inefficiencies if they existbut at
the implicit suggestion that they
are as a group operating at less
than full capacity now, which
they know to be basically not
* *
THE STATE win not be well
served if the notion comes to
be accepted that Floridas state
university faculties are leas
productive in terms of stu student-faculty
dent-faculty student-faculty loads than the rest
of the nation, for the figures
show Ur as near the top of the
list in comparison to universities
But that should not be a mat matter
ter matter of pride because it means
that there are fewer faculty
members at our universities to
teach Floridas sons and daugh daughters.
ters. daughters.
IN A TIME when the supply
of competent faculty is going
to fall inevitably ever shorter
of the demand it would be
good common sense .to keep our
Florida salaries competitive and
to try as well to increase the
relative size of the faculty to
th e ever increasing student bo body.
dy. body. That means trying to be become
come become less productive as well
as continuing the salary im improvements
provements improvements just made.
No doubt Ive confused every everyone
one everyone enough by now so I can go
back to my squeezed in
UF Bewitched
Theres a hex on one of
the courses offered this year,
or at least the registrar seems
to think so.
Under the heading Fruit Crops
in the 1560-61 catalog is an al allusion
lusion allusion to the dangers connected
with that field of study.
The catalog explains that FC
201, Principles of Horticulture,
is offered for students not ex expecting
pecting expecting to major in fruit crops
and as an introductory curse*
for fruit crops majors.

32-story university, the largest
educational structure in the
At UF the ratio generally
runs three boys to one girl.
THOSE who are financially
distressed, might be interested
to know that over SO per cent
of the students at MU have
scholarships from the State.
Os course this cuts down on
football scholarship money, but
then, they dont have a football
Another indisputable advan advantage
tage advantage at Moscow is that the pro professors
fessors professors are hired for five year
terms only. They have to take
competitive exams to remain at
the University. It is rumored
that the student opinion plays
some part in decision to rehire.
Under this system you seldom
find a professor who has blank blanked
ed blanked out 40 years ago and is
coasting on the tenure ticket.
You have to be careful about
one thing however, dont get
lost in the 5,000,000-book library.
Few ever get lost in the 879,-
000-book library at UF. The
rumor is that few freshmen go

AS FOR locations, one has to
admit that Moscow is probab probably
ly probably a more interesting town
than Hogtown (former name
of Gainesville). Despite the fact
that Gainesville has both a Chi Chinese
nese Chinese and a Mexican restaurant,
it is still far from a cosmopo cosmopolitan
litan cosmopolitan city.
If you are the type that be becomes
comes becomes lonesome easily, then
perhaps MU is the place for
you after all. There are 22,000
students on campus including

Festival of Arts
Planned for Spring
Gator Culture Editor
After a week of fine entertainment in the form of
Rainmaker and Carousel, UFs culture-minded are
looking to plans for next year.
A Fine Arts Festival is being considered, and
Friends of WRUF is being re-vamped.

Plans for a Fins Arts Festiva
to be held May 3,4, 5, and 6,
1962 are being made.
The proposed festival will
include participation of all phas phases
es phases of Fine Arts, such as Florida
Players, departments of Music
and Art, and Lyceum Council, ac according
cording according to Reid Poole, head bf
the Department of Music.
Poole said one proposal was to
have a series of concerto by gome
professional orchestra or cham chamber
ber chamber music group through student
government and Lyceum Council
It is hoped that the festival will
have became an annual affair
and will bring to light the numer numerous
ous numerous and diversified fine arts acti activities
vities activities on the UF campus.
Music on WRUF-FM
Classical, light, and popular
music is presented by WRUF
FM from 6-12 p. m. Monday
through Friday.
Musical Menu from 6 till 8 p.
m. provides light music for the
dinner hour.
Classical Cameos, from 8 to 10
p. m. features a variety of clas classical
sical classical music. Symphonic music is
played on Monday, chamber mu music
sic music On Tuesday, opera on Wed Wednesday,
nesday, Wednesday, and music typical of a

some 2,000 post graduates from
about 30 countries to be lone lonesome
some lonesome with. At Gainesville wt
can only guarantee about 14,-
000, but you may be sure that
you will not be lonesome here,
especially when you want to
# *
no fraternities or sororities at
MU. They are considered an in infringement
fringement infringement on the academic life
of the student. We here at UF
know better, of course.
For recreation at MU you
have to join one of the vari various
ous various culture clubs. Their enter entertainment
tainment entertainment consists of attending
symphonies, ballets, and pup puppet
pet puppet shows. Os course, more re recently,
cently, recently, sporting events have
come to the fore and interest in
sports is very high. You would
have to get along without the
traditional American home homecoming
coming homecoming show however, for they
dont have such an event. Eith Either
er Either they dont leave at all, or
those who do fail to come back.
In either case, the homecom homecoming
ing homecoming is unnecessary.
Still interested in becoming a
member of the Moskva elite?
Here are some of the require requirements,
ments, requirements,
FIRST, you should be in the
top 10 per cent of your gradua graduating
ting graduating class or forget the whole
thing. Second, youd better have
about two yea rs of work
in the labor force or your
application is apt to be over overlooked
looked overlooked in lieu of a more de deserving
serving deserving individual.
You must communicate in
Russian, dress neatly, be polite,
stand when you answer ques questions,
tions, questions, be willing to accept every
thing that the party tells you
is for your good, and most im important
portant important of all, youd better be
willing to dig in academically.
You might also consider the
possibility of living in somewhat
crowded conditions. Despite the
Russian fascination for
space, they allot very little
of it to students in Moscow or
anywhere else n the Soviet Un Union.
ion. Union.
ONCE accepted to the Univer University,
sity, University, you must maintain an av average
erage average of three (C) or better
to remain. If you fail a single
course you are immediately
dropped since there are about
3.5. million Russians who would
like to take your place and have
been denied the chance.
You must attend classes with without
out without fail, barring certain catas catastrophes
trophes catastrophes such as death, amnes amnesia
ia amnesia or escape to West Berlin.
Perhaps the most difficult ad adjustment
justment adjustment you will have to make
is getting used to the fact that
female students carry a lot of
weight, (academic), in Russia.
About 10 per cent of the gradu graduating
ating graduating engineers will be female
as will about 110 per cent of the
doctors and TO per cent of the
Men, it you can get used to
that situation, th rest should
be a snap.

specific country is played Thurs Thursday.
day. Thursday.
Friday is devoted to a listeners
request program. Programs of
classical, light or Broadway show
music is played.
From 10 to 12 p. m. popular,
jazz, and calypso are played.
(See CULTURE, P. 1)

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Surveying The Well-Dressed College Man...;
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I Carouse /' Rated a Success

Gator Cultural Editor
The University of Florida Sum Summer
mer Summer Choral Union, directed by
Dr. Delbert Sterrett, presented its
major production of the summer,
Rodgers and Hammersteins 4'Ca 4'Carousel,
rousel, 4'Carousel, in the P. K. Tonge Audi Auditorium
torium Auditorium on Monday, Tuesday and
By almost any standard, the
production must be rated a consi considerable
derable considerable success. Earlier in the
year, and before the onslaught of
the current heat wave, Dr. Ster Sterrett
rett Sterrett decided to trade the use of
the Summer Orchestra in the pro production
duction production for the air-conditioned
comfort of the audience in the
new p. K. Yonge School Auditor Auditorium.
ium. Auditorium.
Good Acoustics
The smaller auditorium also
has the happy feature of being
good accoustically for all of the
vocal work in the production, so soloists
loists soloists and chorus alike.
Special credit for the fine per performances
formances performances and beautiful singing
should go to the principals Jim
Samuel as Billy Bigelow, Carol
McDowall as Carrie Pipperidge,
Becky Daniels as Nettie Fowler,
Nita Meyers as Julie Jordan, and
Hugh Ann Cason as Mrs. Mullin.
Bill Milton also made a suitab suitably

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ly suitably humorous and delinquent Jig Jigger
ger Jigger Craigin. Bob Barfields voca vocalization
lization vocalization of the role of Enoch
Snow was not as felicitous as the
other principals, but he brought
the dramatic portrayal off credi creditably.
tably. creditably.
The choreography prepared by
Joni Messier was delightful. The
vocal choruses were also effec effective.
tive. effective. The scenes with the Wom Womens
ens Womens Chorus were entirely pleas pleasing
ing pleasing and the Mens Chorus made
up in enthusiasm and verve what
they lacked in finesse and ac accuracy.
curacy. accuracy.
Audience Enchanted
The response of the audience
left no doubt that it was thorough thoroughly
ly thoroughly enchanted. However, your re reviewer
viewer reviewer would have preferred a
little heavier use of the blue pen pencil
cil pencil m cutting unessential materi material
al material and long repetitions from the
In several places, the pacing
of the production could have been
improved by quicker transitions
to keep the interest and action
The University administration
is to be commended for the re recent
cent recent improvements in the Univer University
sity University auditorium. However, such a
production as Carousel brings
home again the great need for

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adequate theatre and auditorium
facilities on the UF campus.
Auditorium inadequate
It would be wonderful to have
comfortable seats, air-condition air-conditioning,
ing, air-conditioning, and an adequate orchestra
pit A stage with proper lighting
facilities would make it possible
to avoid the excessive shadows on
all action taking place. The'"Tnad The'"Tnadequate
equate The'"Tnadequate lighting was all too ap apparent
parent apparent in "Carousel.
However, the production, .was a
good one. the audiences were
comfortable and delighted. The
absence of the orchestra placed
a proper emphasis on some most
enjoyable solo and choral singing.
It only adds interest when the
audience cannot quite spot.* prin principal
cipal principal singer in a medley f sha shadows
dows shadows on the stage.
More Money
The educational ante will be up upped
ped upped $33 per semester., beginning
this fall. The move, which bring*
per semester fee for Florida stu students
dents students to a total of slis, became
law during the recent state legis legislature.
lature. legislature.
As of July 2, students also be began
gan began paying the three per cent
sales tax on campus.

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Army, Air Force ROTC
Change Basic Programs

Army to Stress
Gator Staff Writer
Basic change in the Army
ROTC program is the replace replacement
ment replacement of Military History with
Individual Weapons and Marks Marksmanship.
manship. Marksmanship. Professor of Military
Science Col. Thomas A. Graham,
said the change was made in or order
der order to acquaint the cadet with the
M-l rifle which he will be using
on the drill field. Military His History
tory History will remain as a part of the
basic course, but will be taught
later in the program.
Army cadets will attend class
one hour per week for the entire
year, said Graham. Some of these
classes will be devoted to prac practice
tice practice on the rifle range.
Col. Grahaln also said fresh freshmen
men freshmen will have greater opportun opportunity
ity opportunity ft>r advancement than they
tad previously. This will be ac acomplished
omplished acomplished with the forming of
ome alWrosh companies. Former Formery,
y, Formery, said Graham, sophomores had
iad all the leadership positions
jewed up because of seniority,
ind left little .room for the new
sadets to advance.
The extracurricular activities
available to the Army cadets in include
clude include the ROTC band, the rifle
team, the facilities of a ham ra ratio
tio ratio station, and the Gator Guard,
krmy ROTCs crack drill team.

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Both procedural and academ academic
ic academic changes ore planned for tho
fall in the Army and Air Force
Basic ROTC programs. Tho Basic
course, which includes four se semesters
mesters semesters of instruction, is re required
quired required of all physically fit mole
students at the UF, except grad graduates
uates graduates and transfers. The changes
were announced by the professors
of Air Science and Military Sci Science
ence Science and Tactics.
(Continued from Page ONE)
The average jump for an in individual
dividual individual who reads 400 words per
minute is to about 560 per minute.
The faster reading shows a loss
comprehension at a phenomenal
The UF Reading Clinic will of offer
fer offer a course in skim reading next
semester, Spache said.
I am presently compiling all
this evidence on Wood into an
article and am having it publish published
ed published in The Reading Teacher,
which is the International Reading
Associations magazine.
I hope to be able to put a stop
to Wood within the next 2 years,
Spache concluded.

August 4, 1961

Air Force Plans
Class Changes
A more concentrated academic
program and a choice of drill per periods
iods periods are the major changes in the
Air ROTC program for the fall,
according to the Professor of Air
Science, Col. Vernon S. Smith.
Freshmen and sophomore ca cadets
dets cadets will alternate semesters in
the classroom, said Col. Smith,
but each will cover the material
formerly geared to a full year's
course. To compensate, the cadets
will attend class three hours a
week instead of two, as was done
last year.
All cadets will attend leader leadership
ship leadership laboratory both semesters,
but will have th e option of a
Thursday or Wednesday drill
session. Col. Smith cited a need
for better utilization of instructors
and facilities as the primary rea reason
son reason behind the changes.
Col. Smith also noted that the
Billy Mitchel Drill Team, the
ROTC band, Voice and Command
School and the Rifle Team were
available for the cadets as extra extracurricular
curricular extracurricular activities.
Model Aids
Harbor Study
UFs Coastal Engineering Lab Laboratory
oratory Laboratory has begun a year-1 on g
study of wave action of the San
Nicolas oil port of the Dutch
island, Aruba, in the Caribbean.
Under a $23,500 contract with
the Lago Oil and Transport Co.,
Ltd., of the Netherlands Antilles,
a scale model of the harbor is
being constructed at the UF.
Franciscus Gerritsen, research
professor directing the project,
says the scale model, when com completed,
pleted, completed, will permit simulation of
the natural wave currents in the
recently dredged harbor. These
currents are presently making it
very difficult to load and unload
ships at San Nicolas, he said.
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The spotlight of big time poli politics
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Debaters to Discuss
UF Honor System

UFs debate team is preparing
for another busy year, accord according
ing according to Gerald P. Mohrmann, dir director
ector director of forensics.
In addition to attending tourna tournaments
ments tournaments across the nation, the de-
Traffic Court
Fines Five
Five UFers shelled out to
tiie tune of $26 in Traffic Court
fines this week.
Pete Sealey presided over the
only session of the Summer Stu Student
dent Student Traffic Court last Monday
evening. Ten students, who had
posted a total of $56 in bonds,
appeared before the court.
The five students found guilty
paid a total of $26 in fines. One
graduate student, convicted of
parking out of assigned area,
was encouraged to appeal the de decision
cision decision in his case to the Commit Committee
tee Committee on Traffic and Parking in the
fall. At noon today the student
bank will refund S3O in bonds.
The Clerk of the Student Traf Traffic
fic Traffic Court reported Monday that
the court had collected $546 in
fines during the summer. This
money was deposited in student
governments special fund and
appropriated for special projects
by the summer steering commit committee.
tee. committee.

Student India Ambassador-Hendrick
Tells Easterner's Impression of U.S.

Gator Staff Writer
A UF student has met former
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
and Nikita Khrushchev. And he
has hunted tigers with a Mahara Maharajah.
jah. Maharajah.
The student? Paul Hendrick,
UFer who went to India as
part of the United States
Team to India in 1939-60.
Hendrick was one of eight stu students
dents students chosen to represent the
U.S. at its exhibit in New Delhi.
Told Os USA
My main job was to tell the
people just what life in the Unit United
ed United States was like, Hendrick
Eisenhower and Khrushchev
came to visit the exhibit and we
met and spoke with them per personally.
sonally. personally.
It seemed obvious where In Indias
dias Indias affection lay when mil millions
lions millions lined the streets with
criss-crosses of flowers during
Eisenhowers reception.
When K. flew in, there was a
cooler, more curiosity-oriented
Good Grades
Hendrick explained that the
students were chosen because of
their scholastic and leadership
backgrounds. A main criterion
was the high school averages.
The students lived at a hotel in
Lidia and each had an Indian stu student
dent student as a friend on a Buddy
system. Each often stayed at his
friends home.
Hendrick explained how he
straddled the cultural barriers.
We went through an intensive
program studying U. S. history
and Indian history, all under the
State Commerce and Agriculture
departments direction.
Tiger Hunt
After a tour of India, we went
as part of a Maharajahs party to

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bate squad will present an active
program on campus beginning in
the fall.
The Debate Society will present
a discussion of the Honor System
early in the fall semester.
The purpose of this demon demonstration
stration demonstration will be to make the UF
student body more aware of their
privileges and responsibilities un under
der under the Honor Code, Gary
Brooks, Debate Society presi president
dent president said.
The Annual Intramural Speech
and Debate Tournament is ex expected
pected expected to be larger this year.
Tau Kappa Alpha, speech ho honor
nor honor fraternity, will take responsi responsibility
bility responsibility for this years intra-mural
program, according to Joe
Fleming, TKA president.
This coming year the UF will
compete against Kentucky, Kan Kansas,
sas, Kansas, Northwestern, FSU, Notre
Dame, South Carolina, Miami,
William and Mary, Mercer, Wake
Forrest, Georgetown, and Duke.
In addition to Fleming and
Brooks, returning orators include:
Bill Biglow, Jim Shapro, Bill
McCormick, Fred Lane, John
De Vault, Jerry Warmer, and
Rick Emmett.
These debaters won the South Southern
ern Southern TKA Championship at Alaba Alabama,
ma, Alabama, the Dixie Classic at West
Virginia, John Marshall Tourna Tournament
ment Tournament at William and Mary, and
the Southern Contest Champion Championship
ship Championship at West Virginia, among

hunt tigers. It was at night and
we used lights to flush the preda predators
tors predators out of the bush, he said.
We found nothing but a wa water-buffalo
ter-buffalo water-buffalo and saw a panther
scamper away at a distance.
Somehow we felt a chase was
not in order.
The questions Hendricks found
predominating Indian thought
were those concerning segrega segregation
tion segregation and why such a thing was
true of America.
Madison Avenue
Indians, he found, thought of
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G'ville Screens To Boil

Gator Staff Writer
Suspenseful mishaps, wayward
playboys, neurotic sisters-in-law,
and plush living appear on
Gainesville screens this week.
The Naked Edge, Gary Coo Coopers
pers Coopers last movie, will continue
through Saturday at th e Florida.
Plot Boiling
This exciting movie about ex extortion
tortion extortion and a marriage which
tries to ride over the rough spots
of the suspecting wife, is en enough
ough enough to drive one batty trying
to figure out what will happen
.next. Just to spice things up there
is a dash of murder added to
keep the plot boiling.
Sunday at the Florida, Fred
Astaire comes on the screen,
dancing and acting the part of the
real playboy in The of
Hi s Company.
Astaire returns after a long de desertion
sertion desertion to find his wife remarri remarried,
ed, remarried, his daughter about to be wed
and his feelings for the former
quite favorably active. The going
is as subtle as a stomach pump
Campus Police
Check Thefts
Campus police received reports
of six thefts at the Med Center
Teaching Hospital last week, two
of them from the same man.
The man, a patient, reported
S3O was taken out of his wallet
while he was being x-rayed on
the 2nd floor of the Teaching
Hospital. When the victim return returned
ed returned for another x-ray 15 days later,
he lost an additional $2 tos4.
Also reported stolen at the
Teaching Hospital*.' two thefts of
S2O, one theft of sl3, and a blood
pressure kit which was removed
from a students medical bag.
Additional reported thefts in include
clude include a Knight Hi-Fi set and two
speakers, from the Alpha Gamma
Rho Fraternity House. These arti articles
cles articles taken sometime on July 19th,
are worth about $250.
Police are investigating the theft
of building materials from the con construction
struction construction site of the new mens
dorms. The materials, valued at
S7OO, were taken during the last
three months.

Madison Avenue-type individuals.
They were quite surprised when
they were informed that this was
not true, he said.
The predominant things that
stood out in Hendricks mind was
the state of transition from old
to new India. The vegetarianism
has not the foothold that it form*
erly had.
In one restaurant Hendricks re remembers
members remembers having an old-fashioned
hamburgerwith all the fixings fixingsthe
the fixingsthe one qualification was that the
hamburger was meatless. It was
a potato patty, he said.

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[as Astaire vies or his former
! wifes affections.
Showing at the Florida Union
Movie this week-end, Suspi Suspicion
cion Suspicion starring Cary Grant. This
tense picture of the excitement of
a mysterious happening that
has a rather baffling background
put s everyone on the edge of his
seat till the very end of the
Elvis is still quivering in Wild
in the Country at the Gainesville
Drive-in on Hawthorne Road. This
tale of a wayward youth has a
tendency to appeal to the young younger
er younger delinquents. No further com comment.
ment. comment.
Saturday the going is funnier
as Auntie Mame comes choa choatically
tically choatically to the screen with laughs
and fun galore.
Sunday is Brando.
Marlon Brando stars in Street Streetcar
car Streetcar Named Desire at the
Gainesville Drive-in.
A sister-in-law with a bad case
of nerves snaps, then decides
to visit her relatives in New Or Orleans.
leans. Orleans. This is when the action
Happy Tears
Ferry to Hong Kong starring
Curt Jurgens, Orson Welles land
Sylvia Syms is a yarn about the
Orient that may be viewed at the
State Theatre Friday and Satur Saturday
day Saturday along with The Little Shep Shepherd
herd Shepherd from Kingdom Come with
Jimmy Rodgers.
Sunday and Monday at the State
Secret Way with Richard Wid Widmark
mark Widmark is a story of espionage be behind
hind behind the Iron Curtain.
Accompanying this is Tomboy
Deferment Left
To Draft Boards
Men with a 2-point average may
still be drafted.
According tp assistant registrar
Ann Jones, those selected for the
draft are selected at the discre discretion
tion discretion of the draft board. It has
been the boards policy however,
to defer qualified college students
for a reasonable length of time.
Freshmen and sophomores must
be in the upper % end upper
2/8 respectively of University Col College
lege College students in oser to qualify
for deferment. Upper division stu students
dents students must be in the upper 50 per
cent of their respective colleges
to quality.
A 1-S classification hi offered
for those students currently en enrolled
rolled enrolled in the university who have
received their orders for induc induction.
tion. induction.
A student in this stassftcatibon
may postpone his induction until
the end of the academic year. He
may then requality for a 243
classification which would allow
him a deferment until the end of
his academic years at college.
Eight years is the maximum de deferment
ferment deferment period for college stu students.
dents. students. The deferment does not re release
lease release the student from his mili military
tary military obligation but merely ex extends
tends extends the age limit in which he
may be drafted. For each year
of deferment has eligibility for the
draft will be extended one year
past age 36.

The University of Florida Young Republican
Club extends a warm welcome to you, the in incoming
coming incoming class. As college students, we hope
you will take an active interest in politics on
all levels. We cordially invite you to join with
us in our activities.
Florida Union Building
Gainesville Florida

and the Champ with Oandy
Moore and Champy the Angus.
This is & state-fair type tale with
awards won and lost with each
passing day.
A goody for the kiddies.
Tuesday and Wednesday at the
State is Cry for Happy with
Glen Ford and Donald OCbnnor
starring as Navy men who Invent
an orphanage for publicity and
then have to create one due to
corni-martial laws.
Along with this sizzler is the
riotus Please Turn Over. This
is the story about the girl win
wrote a licentious novel at a ben bender
der bender age.
It drives everyone around her
into a panic and causes much
comment from all of her friends.
A great motion picture to look
for next weekend at the Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville Drive-in i 8 Mein Kempf.
This tale of the rise and fall of
Hitler will keep anyone on the
edge his seat in horror and
ifvi, Prutey
Meriiys Menree
Yves Monband
Alee Ladd
Den Murrey
Rosalind Ruastfi
lAfAea m eneesM
AUGUST 6, 7, 8
Vivien Leith
Merlen Brands
Vvuiiiigviini f vtni
AUGUST 9. 10, 11
Coral Heiae
The Three Stootss
Lee Barker
Audio Moiphy

They Look Up
... Aid U. S. Space Work
WjgJ£ At Cape Canaveral

'We Learn Things Not Yet in Texts'
. Jim Burgess, left; David Lackey, right

(Condoned on Page FIVE)
Friends' New Name
The Friends of WRUF commit committee
tee committee will have a new name in Sep September.
tember. September. The chairmanship of the
committee has been given to Reid
Poole, head of the Department of
Music. The past chairman was
Gary Scrimgeour, who is leaving
after this summer.
Reid Poole said he thought the
name Friends of WRUF carried
connotations not in line with the
function of the committee.
Poole said the function of the
committee was to act in the ca capacity
pacity capacity of public relations between
WRUF and the listening audience
and help in selecting and planning
specific programs.
Some of the things the commit committee
tee committee hopes to accomplish are full
time quality programming for
WRUF-FM and top cultural pro programs
grams programs such as BBC drama broad broadcasts.
casts. broadcasts.
The committee will choose a
new name at its next meeting
which will be held in September.
WRUF Hilites
Florida news, sports and wea weather
ther weather are aired daily, Monday
through Friday, on Summer News
Special at 7:05, 8:30 and 9:55 a.
m., 5:45 and 11:05 p. m.
Saturday Monitor features an
interview with one of Americas
last blacksmiths on the 9-9:30 a.
m. segment; stage star Mary
Martin is interviewed by Bert
Parks between 5 and 3;30 p. m.;
and New York Yankees Pitcher
Roland Sheldon is on. the mike
at 7:40 p. m.
Tennessee Williams discusses
writing a comedy on Sunday Mon Monitor
itor Monitor on the 5-5:30 segment, and
Senator Hubert Humphrey discus discusses
ses discusses tourism in the U. S. between
8 and 8:30 p. m.
Dateline London, Monday at
10:30 p. m., visits a rehearsal of
Antigone in the original Greek,
and Dr. Bruce Cardew, editor of
The Medical World, tells how
drug addicts are helped in Bri Britain.
tain. Britain.

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Space Travel Re-entry
Heat Studied on Campus

Gator Staff Writer
Future spacemen such as Shep Shepard
ard Shepard and Grissom may be helped
by research conducted in the UF's
induction heating laboratory.
The induction heating laboratory
is experimenting with the effects
of the friction heat caused by a
vehicles return to the earths at atmosphere.
mosphere. atmosphere. The induction heating
process permits ground testing
of full-size modelil in exact re reentry
entry reentry heat patterns, according
to project director Bruce Mat Mathews.
hews. Mathews.
Data from space probes has
yielded Information which shows
the distribution of heart when
a vehicle returns to the atmos atmosphere.
phere. atmosphere. With this information,
scientists feed controls into elec electric
tric electric computers which can
change the heat on any given
portion of the model in thou thousandths
sandths thousandths of a second.
3,000 Degrees
The heat for the experiments
is produced by radio frequencies
in a magnetic field heating the
surface of the object being tested,
just as the air would create heat
during flight. White heat of 3,000
degrees Fahrenheit was reached,
and Mathews said higher temper temperatures
atures temperatures could be reached if need needed.
ed. needed.
To prepare a test, data Is as assembled
sembled assembled to match the proposed
flight of die vehicle to be tested.
A recent test on a full-scale sec section
tion section of a leading edge for a
proposed man-carrying space
craft on a two-hour, globe cir circling
cling circling flight, was conducted
The design and the metal of
which it was made both came
through the test successfully,
Mathews said. Bell Aero&ystems
designed the successful leading

4 lve been at Cape Canaveral
long enough to see them launch
men, mice and monkeys.
David Lackey, a 22-year-old UF
engineering student from Lake
City is enchanted with his job.
- He is the only student among 400
launch-operation mechanics at the
The third year mechanical en engineering
gineering engineering student and his col colleague
league colleague Jim Burgess of Miami, al also
so also an engineering student, have
obtained this rare experience un under
der under a plan sponsored by the Na National
tional National Aeronautics and Space Ad Administration
ministration Administration along with Florida
Industries in cooperation with the
i Were witnessing things that
I arent in th e textbooks yet. Were
I learning whil e the experts learn,
f Lackey declared.
Rocket Signals
Burgess, too, is learning while
the experts learn. He is working
with rocket radio signals.
The electrical engineering stu student
dent student is connected with the experi experi
experi mental area of missile electro electronics.
nics. electronics. Here his duties Include des designing,

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tion nation capable of using this test testing
ing testing technique. A government lab
about 20 times the size of this
facility will be in operation soon.
The new lab will use procedures
and techniques developed here.

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igning, designing, testing and building elec electrical
trical electrical components used in radio
frequency work (telemetry).
Burgess had a hand in the re record
cord record Shepard roexet flight, but be
prefers not to go into detail about
his work.
Smile for Security
When people ask us questions
we just answer with a smile,
says Burgess. Even a mumble
can be interpreted as affirming
or denying, he added, describ describing
ing describing th e tight security surrounding
Coming down to earth, the two
space enthusiasts admit the sa salary
lary salary received is a strong pulling
power they earn $2 an hour
now. Both would like to continue
at Canaveral after graduation.
Lackey has come a long way
since creating hig first rocket
at the age of 12.
It was a test tube filled with
gun powder, he said, reminis reminiscing.
cing. reminiscing. Then he grinned. It explod exploded,
ed, exploded, h e said.
Both Burgess and Lackey are
looking forward to returning to
the missile base in the Fall after
summer school at UF

Bugle, Picnics, But No Curfew...
Memories of UF's Oldest Co-ed

Before UF went co-educational in 1947,
co-eds had few restrictions and no curfew,
according to Mrs. Mary Zetrouer Dreher, class
of 1885.
Mrs. Dreher, at 95-years-young, can claim
to be one of the oldest living alumna of Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. She received her Allied Teachers Certifi Certificate
cate Certificate from the school in 1885 when it was still
the East Florida Seminary.
(The Alumni Association considers any
graduate of EFS an alumnus of the University
of Florida).
MRS. DREHER recalls vividly how a stu student
dent student bugle player named Fred Pasco woke
up the campus every morning at 7:30. Pasco
was the brother of former House Speaker
Samuel Pasco, for whom Pasco County was
EFS consisted of only one building near
the First Methodist Church in downtown
Gainesville. It had many classrooms, all of
which were used throughout the day.
Restrictions on women students were few.
THERE WAS no evening curfew for the
30 or 40 girls who attended East Florida Sem Seminary,
inary, Seminary, stated Mrs. Dreher. But with a smile
she quickly added, But we had to be straight
while attending classes.

Class For Teachers
Eliminates Teachers

Professors are not needed. Not
in an experiment in student studentdirected
directed studentdirected learning in the College
of Education anyway.
Under the coordination of Drs.
Dorothy S. Laird, Hal Lewis, Glen
Hass and Waldemar Olson the
program has combined Education Educational
al Educational Foundations 245 and 320, re replacing
placing replacing these with a course in
which the student chooses what he
wants to learn.
It has been found that the stu students
dents students work twice as hard in areas
in which they choose to study than
if they were directed by a
It seem s apparent already,
that the students drive them themselves
selves themselves harder when studying in
an area of their own choice.
They pace themselves accord according
ing according to what they feel their abi abilities
lities abilities are.
People think that all the
droops are i n education, but re recent
cent recent tests prove that the experi experimental
mental experimental group has a higher senior
placement test overall average
than the UF as a whole, com commented
mented commented Dr. Laird.

Normally, 245 ia a course in so social
cial social foundations of education and
320 is a course in human growth
and development. But, under the
experimental program the stu students
dents students do what they want. Its an
academic free-for-all.
During 345 there were sec sections
tions sections in the group participating
at P-K. Yonge studying social
class, doing research on testing,
observing, studying visual aids
and some groups studied a
variety of tilings including the
normal course of study under
the 245 programs.
Second semester found students
still doing as they pleased while
registered for 320 and the four
doctors still acting as coordina coordinators
tors coordinators and playing non directive
rolls in the educational program.
The idea for the group as a
whole started during a 1966 fa faculty
culty faculty meeting: It was planned,
then pigeon-holed until 1960. In
this particular year the idea for
the student directed program
came up again. It was thought
to be a good experiment and has
now officially proved its merit.

There were no extra-curricular activities
provided for the students while we were at
school. On Saturdays, we girls would get to together,
gether, together, pack lunches, and have picnics on
the land where the University now stands.
You could have bought that land then for $lO
an acre, she commented.
MRS. DREHER has lived in and around
Gainesville most of her life. Except for the
nine years she spent teaching history and ag agriculture
riculture agriculture at Kenansville and Chokaloskee for
S3O a month, she has been able to watch the
UF grow from infancy.
Not only did she watch the construction of
the first buildings on the present campus, but
also participated in the ground breaking cer ceremonies
emonies ceremonies for one of the latest, the Century
SHE IS NOT too surprised to see the UF
the size it is now. But Mrs. Dreher said,
When I substituted for a teacher at the
University many years ago, I thought we had
all we needed.
In the summer of 1933 Mrs. Dreher return returned
ed returned to the UF as a student. At age 67 she re received
ceived received her Bachelor of Science degree.
Mrs. Dreher now lives in Gainesville with
her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Jennings.

Autu* 4, 1941

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Page 8

New Rush Now Planned
Greeks Ready-Frosh

Tlie 28 fraternities on campus
will conduct rush this fall under
a* new system which was passed
last spring by the Inter-Fratern Inter-Fraternity
ity Inter-Fraternity Council, a governing body
composed of representatives from
each fraternity.
This years rush will be held
during the first week and a half
of elasses, beginning Friday even-
September 22, and ending
Wednesday afternoon, October 4.
The activities were former 1 y
Socials Cease
To Make Time
For Studying
Religion Editor
The rapidly approaching pros prospect
pect prospect of final exams has brought
a temporary halt to most campus
activities. Religious centers, while
still active, will go slow on social
activities this week to leave plenty
of time for studying.
reception for Jim Stines, director
of the BSU, will be held Sunday
at 8:80 after church. Rev. Stines
is leaving his present position to
go to Duke University.
Vespers will be held Tuesday
and Thursday at 5:30.
TER: CENTER: Holy Communion services
will be held Sunday at 8 and 10
a.m. and on Wednesday at 5 p.m.
The vacation schedule begins on
August 18, with only one service
a week, at 9 a.m. on Sundays.
Nursery care for children will
be provided but there will be no
church school.
CENTER: Students will meet in
the center Sunday at 5:30 for
planning conference and retreat
to Camp OLeno is planned for
September 15-16. Summer students
returning in the fall are especi especially
ally especially invited to attend the retreat,
but new students and incoming
freshmen are also welcome.
Please contact Mrs. Young or the
Church office to sign up and re receive
ceive receive further information.
A series of Dine-a-Mite study
breaks will be offered from 9 to
10 every night from August 8 to
10. Students are invited to drop
into the center for relaxation;
P r and cookies will be served!
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held during orientation week.
During this period the rush rushes
es rushes will have ample time to vis visit
it visit all the fraternities on cam campus.
pus. campus.
To participate in rush a fresh freshman
man freshman must purchase a rush card,
which will be made available to
him following the IFC rush for forum
um forum on Friday, September 22.
At the forum more detailed in information
formation information on the procedures for
rush week will be given.
The new rush schedule is
specifically designed not to in interfere
terfere interfere with classes or studies,
according to Irv Shames, vice
president of IFC. This is done
by scheduling the rush dates
during the evening hours and
on weekends.
The first five rush dates are
open to all freshmen and only the
remaining three dates must have
a fraternity invitation.

Pozeit Faith* Represented

The freshmans first contact
with college religious interest is
with the organized religious cen centers
ters centers about campus.
A dozen denominations are re represented
presented represented on campus and
located near campus; Baptist,
Catholic, Episcopal, Jewish, Lu Lutheran,
theran, Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyter Presbyterian.
ian. Presbyterian.
Meet in Union
The Society of Friends, the
Unitarian Fellowship, and the
Christian Science Organization
hold their meetings in the Flor Florida
ida Florida Union. Christian and Congre Congregational
gational Congregational students attend the first
Christian Church in downtown
Methodist, Episcopalian, Luth Lutheran,
eran, Lutheran, Catholic, and Jewish cen centers
ters centers provide worship services and
social and educational programs.
Regular Environment
The Baptist and Presbyterian
center* offer social and educa educational
tional educational programs only; students
attend Sunday worship in down downtown.
town. downtown. Gainesville. These groups
hold that college students should
not be separated from the regu regular
lar regular church environment.
Os 11,000 students last semester,
9,900 were affiliated with a
church in some way. Approxi Approximately
mately Approximately one-third participated reg regularly
ularly regularly in the programs of their
campus religious centers.
Understand Faith
Centers seek to help the stu student
dent student grow in understanding his
faith. Through discussion, re recreation,
creation, recreation, and worship experiences,

August 4, 1961

Religious Centers Active

Foreign Students Seek Help Over Hump

AQUI SE habia espanol.
And many other languages are spoken at
UF, too. Over 400 foreign students from 700
lands will be attending the University to the
fall, and student government is taking an in interest
terest interest to them.
Meeting foreign students on a person personto-person
to-person personto-person basis is the best way of learning
the ways of another culture and gaining an
understanding of the world situation, said
Nelson Mora, Commissioner of Foreign Af Affairs.
fairs. Affairs.
Want To Help*
The foreign students are first citizens of
the UF. We dont want to point them out as
foreign* and make them feel different. We
want to help them adapt, he said.
The student government sponsor program is
designed to help the foreign student by in introducing
troducing introducing him to an American friend.
Social life to one of the greatest problems
a foreign student faces in coming to a new
country,** Mora said, because of the differ differences
ences differences to customs and the language barrier. He
is inclined to be shy, so the American must

they provide a spiritual basis
upon which a successful college
career can be built.
The University Religious As Association
sociation Association (URA) encourages and
stimulates discussion of religious
issues within the educational and
intellectual context of the univer university
sity university community, to further inter interreligious
religious interreligious understanding, and to
gain cooperation between the re religious
ligious religious organizations and the UF.
Profs Direct
The URA is connected with the
Department of Religion. Regular

Gator Growl Features
World's Largest Pep Rally
Gator Growl, the largest all stu- first Growl.

dent variety show to the world
as well as the worlds largest
pep rally, to getting ready for
its 29th performance, under the
leadership of Wayne Cobb, Growl
According to Cobb, the first
growl, although smaller to size
than present day spectaculars,
was not too unlike this years
Gator Growl was an addition
to the weekend to 1932. Red Bar- 1
berthen a little-known sports
announcer of WRUFemceed the l

academic professors to the de department
partment department direct and advise the
activities of the association.
Religion-in-Life Week, held ear early
ly early to the second semester each
year, is an intensified part of
the religious program. Sponsored
by the URA, this program in invites
vites invites outstanding leaders as guest
In the week-long series of for forums,
ums, forums, speeches, and discussions,
the college community pauses to
explore and evaluate the appli application
cation application of Religious belief to the
decisions of life.

Fencing matches, music from
the Gator Band and drum and
bugle corps, tumbling acts, skits,
intramural boxing, a bonfire and
fireworks were featured events
of the Growl to 1933.
Last year approximately 1,000
students took part in Growl, Cobb
There are many positions not
yet filled and we would appreciate
anyone interested to working on
Growl to apply at the Growl of office
fice office (room 809) in the Florida


More Than 400 on Compos

irW i ill 1 fj
take the initiative in inviting him into his home
and including him to social gatherings.
Special Sections
Special sections to the C-courses are de designed
signed designed to help the foreign students conquer

Jazz and Books
In UF Libraries
UFs libraries include almost
j everything from manuscripts to
! jazz. They house over 875,000
l volumes and receive approxim approxim
approxim ately 9,280 periodicals in their 11
college and departmental build buildings.
ings. buildings.
* Libraries for Agriculture, Arch Arch>
> Arch> itecture and Fine Arts, Chemistry,
Education, Engineering, Forestry,
5 Journalism and Communications,
Law, Medicine-Nursing, and Phy Physical
sical Physical Education are located to se separate
parate separate buildings.
The Main Library has eight
reading rooms and a record room
with phonographic facilities on
the third floor.
According to Director of Lib Libraries,
raries, Libraries, Stanley L. West, the lib library
rary library system has plans to open
[ reading rooms in the new mens
dormitories next year.
Flavet village policemen en enforcing
forcing enforcing the 10 mph speed limit
get used to hearing a variety of
excuses from speeders.
Last week a speeder ner nervously
vously nervously told an officer, I wasnt
speeding, but Ill never do it

the language barrier, and they are given ex extra
tra extra time to complete their test papers, he
The Florida Blue Key will station UF alum*
ni at ports of entry this fan to meet the for*
eign students and direct them to the campus.
The students will also be met in Gainesville
by members of their own nationality at UF to
help them get acquainted.
* Americans, Too*
The foreign student program is not Just for
foreign students, Mora added. We want to
get Americans interested, too, or there would
be no point in the whole thing.**
Many programs are offered through other
agencies on campus, such as foreign suppers,
films, displays of handicrafts, and publica publications.
tions. publications.
An International House* is in toe plan planning
ning planning stage right now, Mora said, but we do
not want the international students to live
there all by themselves. We want to encour encourage
age encourage American students to live there, and get
acquainted with their cultures, Just as they
are getting acquainted with ours.

Scholarships Granted Teachers

The College of Education was
recently awarded 15 SIOO scholar scholarships
ships scholarships by the United Cerebral Pal Palsy
sy Palsy of Florida organization to be
used for teachers of exceptional
Scholarships have gone to 15

A Complete Stock of All Varieties of Records

state teachers who are attending
sumer school at the University.
Their studies are In the fields
of speech, hearing, psychology,
sociology, physical and oocupa oocupa-1
-1 oocupa-1 tional therapy and related fields.

'Core' Program
Ag's New Look
The stereotype of toe agricul agricultural
tural agricultural student the denim-clad
ploughboy or field hand has
been plowed under.*
A new core program in the
College of Agriculture will begin
this fall.
The college announced that toe
new programs, aimed at the gen general
eral general areas of communications, so social
cial social and basic sciences, will in increase
crease increase elective requirements.
8om recommended courses for
agriculture curriculum are speech,
English, sociology, psychology,
economics and agricultural exten extension
sion extension work.
SG Action
(Continued from Page ONE)
Legislative Council i* also in
store for major revision, he said.
A proposed change povides for a
reduction of membership in toe
council from 70 to between 60
and 56.
Secretary of Womens Affairs
Joan Loss plans an Interest ac activities
tivities activities fil of hobbies, extra-cur.
ricular interests and talents of
residents in girls dorms to be
made available to campus organ organizations.
izations. organizations.

Frosh Guide
To Campus Jargon j
UF campusland a new world with a new
vocabulary. To help freshmen overcome some of
their language difficulties, the Alligator has
drawn up a partial glossary of campus jargon.
C COURSES Six two-semester courses which
must be taken and passed by all students before
they can enter the upper division. Includes
American Institutions, Physical Sciences, English,
Math, Humanities, and Biology.
GOONING Illegal destruction of poop sheets.
POOP SHEETS Campaign literature put up in
student government elections.
JOCKS Varsity athletes.
PROGS C* course progress tests for which one
needs electrographic lead, because they are grad graded
ed graded by ..
FLUNKENSTEIN Machine which objectively
and mechanically checks for errors.
PINNED Engaged to be engaged, involving
wearing the beaus fraternity pin.
A campus gazeteer is .indispensable to frosh
also, especially inasmuch as few of the terms
appear on any map. ,
CAMPUS CLUB lnformal snack shop in the
main cafeteria.
SINGING SILO The Century Tower, or Mem Memorial
orial Memorial Tower.
WAUBURG UFs own recreational camp on a
lake near Gainesville.
extending from the University Auditorium to
University Avenue.
THE GOLD COAST That stretch of Univer University
sity University Avenue nearest the UF, an area bestrewn
with small shops and pub.
MILHOPPER A big hole in the ground west |
of Gainesville.
THE HUB The Student Service Center.

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Page Nine

Look at the person on your left
Look at the person on your right. ..
Only one of you will graduate.
According to figures for the past semester,
only 87 per cent of entering freshmen at the UF
get their degrees.
R. S. Johnson, registrar, said, however, that
the success scale is rising.
He reported that the Universitys drop-out
rate is going down, with only 18 per cent of last
years freshman class failing or dropping out.
The percent of UF freshmen who gradu graduate
ate graduate is higher than the national ac according
cording according to Johnson.
The one in three of the class of 65 who does
graduate will, in the opinion of faculty members,
have to work harder than any of his predeces predecessors.
sors. predecessors.
Emphasis On Excellence
It isnt that the professors are trying to fail
people, said Dean of Student Affairs Lester
Hale, Its just that the emphasis on excellence

Honor Groups
Await Frosh
Top scholastic achievement
during the freshman year brings
eligibility to join one of the fresh freshman
man freshman honor societies.
Alpha Lambda Delta, for Wom Women,
en, Women, and Phi Eta Sigma, for men,
are open to all freshmen who
earn an average of 5.5 or bet better.
ter. better.
The emphasis has been an the
honor of being invited to join,
said Dean Lester Hale, sponsor
of Phi Eta Sigma, but the group
is beginning to shoulder more and
more responsibility in encourag encouraging
ing encouraging superior freshmen to use
their ability.
Phi Eta Sigma offers personal
assistance to incoming freshmen,
and participates to the Univer University
sity University tutoring program.


University of Florida

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necessarily being he
I **Th mark of immaturity Is to

Friday, August 4, 1961

is increasing. Its the competition.
This competition will increase with the
tightened admission requirements, according
to Frank T. Adams, Dean of Men.
The UF, which formerly accepted students
who ranked in the upper 60 per cent on the state
senior placement tests, now takes only those in
the upper 40 per cent.
Dean Adams said that although most fresh freshmen
men freshmen get through their first year, a considerable
number are not able to maintain a C average.
Crisis To Crisis
This is largely because freshmen tend to
live on a crisis to crisis basis, said Dr. W. E.
Moore, head of the University College counsel counseling
ing counseling office.
Most study regularly at first, he said,
but they get into the habit of neglecting
their work until just before a progress test.
This soon leads to a situation where they
have to have intensive cramming sessions every
week or so, he said.
The instructor's think they are mature
enough to look after their own affairs, he con continued.
tinued. continued. We ought to launch a campaign against

ones mtodT and an open mm
>; doesn't imply rejection of past
but tney fluse neea me mnsusa*.-*
Old vetoes are not to bc ugown
theyfij still appllcabls '
he said.
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these *high school attitudes.
Got Help When Troubled
Moore stressed the fact that freshmen with
academic problems should go to the University
College office as soon as they find that they arc
in trouble.
The College maintains a complete counseling
Most of the freshmen can do the work,
according to Dean Hale. Were not going to
take mediocre work from people who can
do superior work, he added.
In connection with what Hale calls the Uni Universitys
versitys Universitys greater premium on excellence, the
University college has begun a new honors pro program
gram program which goes beyond the old honor section
New Honors Program
The top 50 students in the entering freshman
class will participate in a program which will
allow them to work in research topics rather
than following the regular University College
(Continued on Page IS)

nmd i> txt JWdy tor tt. 1
mu student striving tor n taO-
I'ifUgr ndtostment to tmivorsit, Ut.
take hoidf%d assert him*
aelf. according X*' iihumaci* ;
The impersonal atmosphere of f
" classroom* and toe administrative |
i- iptem causa many to feel tfcey*rc 1
a numhdr*** he said. 1
impersonal barrier, but only by ?
making himself be acknowledged, |
by aswurttog his own personality, I
he added. 1
One big social suestian to many
freshmen is whether or not to f
pledge a fraternity or sorority.

Page 10

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Mwsgg > >:#>*
The Wishing Tree, one of the UFs newer
- traditions, is tried out by co-ed Sara Todd in
time for exams.
Rules for using the tree are (1) approach the
tree reverently, (2) stand about two feet from
the tree, (3) with back toward the tree, jump
quickly backward and upward, (4) close eyes,
clench fists and extend feet, (5) make wish.
Good luck!

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The Summer Geter

August 4, 1961

IBM F lunkensteins
Grade Frosh Exams

Four flunkensteins lnternational Business Ma Machine
chine Machine computers are currently enrolled at the UF
. . taking exams.
The monsters soak up questions and answers elec electronically
tronically electronically brading students exam papers. The machines

Traditions Keep UF Hopping, Hoping

Sambo steps from a chapter
of Uncle Remus onto the lawn
or the Sigma Phi Epsilon fratern fraternity
ity fraternity house.
Leo the Lion charges the
comer of West University Avenue
and Thirteenth Street to flaunt
his mane on the lawn of the Sig Sigma
ma Sigma Alpha Epsilon House there.
From Raintree County, the
spirit of wish-granting Flora,
was brought to tile lawn front fronting
ing fronting the J. Hiliis Miller Hospital
in oaken grandeur.
And on a fourth lawn sits toil toiled
ed toiled and troubled Albert A. Mur Murphree,
phree, Murphree, hand beckoning to prank prankminded
minded prankminded collegiates.
On this quartet of lawns is im immobilized
mobilized immobilized a quartet of University

I'm Bill Donigan and I'm looking forward to meeting you
this Fall.
In less than two months you will be a "Florida Man" or
a "Gator Coed." Your first few days at the University will
be occupied with registration, orientation and MANY im important
portant important fraternity and sorority rush parties.
You'll want to look your very "Poshest" for these events
and to help you do so Donigan's has compiled a list of basic
campus garb for both men and ladies.
Os course styles change from campus to campus and be being
ing being situated right here in Gainesville, Donigan's is "in the
know" about the current University of Florida campus styles.
We, Bill and Cissie Donigan, would like for you and your
parents to know the policies of our store. These policies are
as follows: never to sell a customer something that he or she
doesn't want or isn't sure of. Also, we do not want to sel I you
something that doesn't fit or that does not look attractive on
We will back up anything that you buy from Donigan's.
Some of our sales people are college boys and girls. They
are always happy to give advice or help in any way.
The most important thing is ... we have lots of fun at
Donigan's and the reason for this ... we have the Poshest
clothes in town.


traditions, only a few of UFs
Sambo, an armless forged
steel statue of a plantation
colored boy in coveralls, is fif fifteen
teen fifteen years old. Two Sig Ep
pledges are reported to have
brought the steeled youth back
from a mysterious initiation
It is said that Sambo holds the
distinction of being the most
paint-splattered little boy in the
country all in fun, natural naturally,
ly, naturally, the Sig Eps report.
Leo The Lion
Rivalling this reputation in
paint is Leo, SAEs shining
white pride and joy who has been
the victim of perennial oaintings.
Each tune, the SAEs trot out to

can grade over 700 objective-type
comprehensive course exams
per hour.
Come and Go
The first monster came in
1939 and since 14 brethren have
come and gone.
J. V. McQuitty, university ex examiner,
aminer, examiner, said the four current
machines are rented for SSO per
month and will be replaced by
IBM every 10 years.
In spite of quips that the ma machines
chines machines are out to get us the UF
has a double check system where whereby
by whereby the tests are graded by two
separate machines and the grades
compared, to make sure students
are not cheated.
Humans Err
Errors occur, McQuitty said,
when students do not mark their
answer sheets clearly, and when
the person receiving the grades
from tiie machine errs.
Machine-grading is used al almost
most almost exclusively in freshman
and sophomore courses Uni University
versity University College Comprehen Comprehensive
sive Comprehensive (or C) courses.
The regular courses are num numbered
bered numbered 1 through 6, covering:
American Institutions, C-l; Phy Physical
sical Physical Sciences, C-S; English, C C-8;
-8; C-8; Basic Logic, C-41; Mathe Mathematics,
matics, Mathematics, C-42; Humanities, C-5;
Biology, C-6.

capture the pranksters, protect
the stationary beast and give him
his just as perrenial cleanings
and white coating ... the end
o the lets march on Leo
Leo's tormentors, if caught,
are duly punished by a shaving
of the head. (Girl paint-dump paint-dumpers
ers paint-dumpers are not dealt with in such
drastic ways, the fraternity re reports,
ports, reports, but the frontal portion
of their coiffure is adorned with
short and uneven bangs to show
signs of their battle with the
king of beasts.)
A few years ago Leo was al almost
most almost blown off the map by a
group of assassins who planted
dynamite at his concrete base.
However, an SAE pledge sounded

Lazy Beast Lounges
Beside Beauty Brick

Two immobile traditions, inanimate beauty and the
animate beast, combine in stormy history.
The Century Tower, sprouting at 2:30 p.m. Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, March 21, 1953 when ground w r as broken, has,
since the fall of 1957, watched over Albert, the 9-foot
alligator campus mascot.

The majestic 155-foot red brick
tower has shaken with thunder
and lightning storms, the beat
of rock n roll, and the chimes
of traditional class-break hymns
by carillon bells.
night last spring, records of Lit Little
tle Little Willie John r blared from the
Towers loudspeakers, the elec electronic
tronic electronic prank of an unidentified stu student.
dent. student.
The hymns, from Gaudeamus
Igiture to The Orange and
Blue and some Stephen Foster
ballads are chimed hourly during
the day the purpose for which
the loudspeakers were installed.
Alberts history is milestoned
by paranksters abuses also: from
gator wrestlings and axings to
an assortment of flying objects
snakes, dead pigs, bricks, soft
drink bottles and coins. All have
appeared in the alligators pen
beneath the tower, all aimed at
seeing what it takes to make
the monster move.
(He seldom moves about hi s
pen and attracts crowds when the
spirit moves him to.)
century tower called for construc construction
tion construction of a completely furnished tow tower,
er, tower, a refurnished University Au Auditorium
ditorium Auditorium and a three-story Alum Alumni
ni Alumni wing connecting the two. Plans
for the alumni wing have been

discontinued. Cost was estimated
for the tower at $250,000 to be
contributed by alumni.
Still awaiting completion the
tower currently serves as a store storehouse
house storehouse for over 40,000 rarely used
library books, magazines and
It is dedicated to University of
Florida men who made the su supreme
preme supreme sacrifice in two World
Wars. Alumni director Bil 1
Fleming said the tower was built
as a 4 focal point and symbol of
the University.
Future plans for the tower in include
clude include making its seven galleries
into rooms, he said, one of which
is to contain dedication plaques
commemorating deceased veter veterans
ans veterans of the UF.
Mrs. Dora Mo nook ion
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Wishing Tree
And the wishing tree a large
oak planted in front of the J.
Hiliis Miller Health Center also
has a few tales to tell, mostly of
reported lost loves, and usual sad
tidings one brings to a wishing
The oak has a large L
shaped area carved into its
side, caused by a tree surgeon
when he hacked a slice out.
Ail true wishers, of course,
believe it grew that way with
the perfect bench built into
Many ways have been report reported

Somebody goofed!
Two students got a birds-eye view of the campus, again.
Atop the Century Tower two UFera found a panorama of campus
living spread before them. -' 1
We had both just come out of a class and were walking past*
the tower. I saw one of the doors open and I tapped my friend s
and told him that this was a chance of lifetime to see UF.
So we both ran up to the tower, looked around, scooted in and 4
chose who would climb to the top first. I won.
It was great. Ive never seen anything like it The only thing,
that I have to say though, the tower itself needs to be finished
inside. Its dank, dark, and smells as if the whole place was a
mass of mildew. Lots of library books to mildew, too.
We left when one of the other couple who had beat us to the
top warned us that the campus police were cruising our way.
When I told one of my friends that I had been to the top of the
tower he said that it wasnt terribly unusual; someone seems to
make a habit of leaving the doors open. I guess hes right.* -*
Last semester several students went to the top of the tower
after it was left unlocked one Saturday night.
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reports could not be confirmed.
A newer campus tradition, per perhaps,
haps, perhaps, and some wear by it.
Broose Statue
Yet more inanimate is Presi President
dent President Murphree. Latest acquisition
reported by custodians of the
bronze statue was a female un undergarment
dergarment undergarment with the sign: I
dreamed I was a statue in my
Maidenform bra.
Among other items in the aged
statues collection are sundry bot bottles,
tles, bottles, toys, yo-yos and smoking de devices.
vices. devices. Students have been taught
that He who asks shall receive.
The presidents traditionally
outstretched hand is just asking
... for trouble.

Housing Problem Tackled
By UF on Three Fronts

Five new dormitories will help
alleviate the acute housing short shortage
age shortage fan for entering fresh freshmen
men freshmen but campus living conditions
will probably be erowded just the
mime, according to Frank Mc-
Gill, head resident counselor.
Aggxtoocfcnt&bely 1300 sutdents can
be accommodated in the new
dorms, containing 050 double an*
Jennings Hall, the new wo womens
mens womens dormitory, housing 484
students, Is located between
Rawlings HaH mid Flavet HL
The mens new housing facili facilities
ties facilities are divided into tour halls,
East, Trustee, Simpson and
Graham. Six hundred twenty-six
men can be housed in them.
Bast Hall will be attached to
Weaver HaH and w4H be part of
the Tolbert Area.
The other three mens dorms
will be hi a separate area, Gra Graham
ham Graham Area, near Flavet HI.
One delay in the plans has
cropped op, according to Neil
Webb, assistant architect to the
Board of Control. A delay in or ordering
dering ordering the equipment for the
cafeteria makes it doubtful that
food service in Jennings Hall
will be available for the fall se semester.
mester. semester.
Th increase is not as great
asJt seems, said McGill, be because
cause because the frame halls, J, B, and
I are not being used any more.
The increase in women stu students
dents students j proportionately larger
than the increase in men stu students
dents students he added.
W e will gain only beds
for- men, while there are about
3600 new freshmen coming in,
he -explained.

Run UF
The third floor.
Haven to politicians and office
holders, the third floor of Flor Florida
ida Florida Union is to UF student poli politics
tics politics what the White House and
Capitol Hill are to national poli politics.
tics. politics.
Here are located the offices
of the executive and judic ia 1
branches of student government,
and here are held the meetings
of the legislative branch.
UF student government is di divided
vided divided into the usual three bran branches.
ches. branches. The executive branch is
composed of a president, vice
president, cabinet, and many
committees. The legislative
branch Is known as the Legisla Legislative
tive Legislative Council. The Honor Court

SG Studies Fee
One-third of a million dollars
will be spent by student govern government
ment government in the coming year.
Funds for the $326,000 plus bud budget
get budget come from the $29 fee stu students
dents students pay when they register and
support activities such as intra intramurals;
murals; intramurals; the Seminole, UF year yearbook;
book; yearbook; Florida Union; Florida
Players, drama group; and home homecoming.
coming. homecoming.
Use of the student fee is c ur urrently
rently urrently under study by a student
government committee. The stu study,
dy, study, called FEE (Fee Expenditure
Evaluation), is based on the idea
that students should have a say
In the way their money is spent,
according to FEE chairman Paul
It is FEE s job to determ determine
ine determine student opinion on the division
of their $29 fee, Hendrick con continued.
tinued. continued.
He emphasised that it is not
FEES job to allocate funds.
That is done .by the administra administration,
tion, administration, student leaders, and organi organisations
sations organisations with enlightened stu student
dent student concern, Hendrick added.
Only with that concern can the
necessary changes be made, con concluded
cluded concluded Hendrick.
(Continued From Page One)
We will have fewer speeches
probably five-minute summa summations
tions summations before each discussion and
a few dinner speeches. We are
& also planning a session on Satur Saturday
day Saturday night to take advantage of
an time available. In previous
years th one night of the week weekend
end weekend was left open.
Suggested Topics
Other suggested topic for dis discussion
cussion discussion in the light of changes
were student alumni relations,
student faculty relations and the
role of publications on campus.
The first Retreat convened in
Daytona Beach, 1968. The second
was Interrupted last year by Hur Hurricane
ricane Hurricane Donna which kept the re retreat
treat retreat at th Student Service Cen Center
ter Center instead of at Cedar Key
Where it had been scheduled.

The rat race for apartments
soon to begin has three modern
conveniencesat least according
to the Off-Campus Housing Of Office.
fice. Office.
Director Carl B. Opp gave ear early
ly early warning to those even on
waiting lists for on-campus apart apartments
ments apartments to register for off-campus
accomodations with his office be before
fore before Labor Day.
He also plans to help the stu student
dent student hi his search for lodgings
that are clean and in proper
condition by eliminating mar marginal
ginal marginal housing not hi accord
with UF recommend all on s
through a long-range plan to in instruct
struct instruct landlords in manage management
ment management and standard and to pub publish
lish publish a quarterly bulletin to en enhance
hance enhance student-landlord relations.
The off-campus office has list listed
ed listed 1,506 property owners in his
office, he announced. More than
50 vacancies are now being of offered.
fered. offered.
H e expected more vacancies to
be reported after the Summer
school session closes August 11.
The first cocnefirst serve
policy can be beaten by register registering
ing registering for referrals at the office be before
fore before Labor Day.
Registrants wiH be given a
series of addresses fitting their
needs and a packet of Instruc Instructions
tions Instructions on everything from ar arranging
ranging arranging a rental to termina terminating
ting terminating rentals, plus off-campus
housing rules.
Prices range from $65-SIOO per
month for one-bedroom units, and
S6O-$125 for two bedrooms, the
office said. Some rent include
If the student shops carefully,
he cant go Opp said.
He should inspect the apart apartment
ment apartment and make sure it is clean
and in proper condition.

serv es as tile Judiciary branch.
In September thirty seats on
the Legislative Council are filled
by election from residence areas.
Twenty seats go to on*c a m p u s
areas and ten to off-campus. This
election usually does not arouse
as much interest as the big
one in the spring.
The big fivepresident, vice
president, treasurer, chancellor of
the honor court, and clerk of the
honor court are the primary at attention
tention attention getters for the spring free freefor-all.
for-all. freefor-all.
Other posts elected in the
spring are Board of Student Pub Publications,
lications, Publications, Lyceum Council officers
and members. Legislative Council
members are elected by college
and, in the case of freshmen and
sophomores, by class.
A two-party political system
is the basis for student politics
at UF. The alignment in the
partie seldom remains the
Sam from year to year, since
the parties are based as much
upon personalities of current
candidates as upon issues, ac according
cording according to United Party frater fraternity
nity fraternity chairman Steve Gardner.
Certain group of fraternity and
sorority houses and group of in independents
dependents independents can be expected to re remain
main remain together from year to year,
but shifts are common and some sometimes
times sometimes come at unexpected mo moments
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Married students, despite first firstblush
blush firstblush appearances, are not as
far behind in bousing facilities
aa most schools according to
Assistant Housing Director T. G.
He said there is a tremen tremendous
dous tremendous shortage of housing across
the nation, especially for mar married
ried married students, but the UF was
hi bettor shape than most.
The shape he referred to was
the 883 furnished and unfurnish unfurnished
ed unfurnished unit of three Flavets (bar (barracks-type
racks-type (barracks-type lodgings hastily built
to bold the influx of Florida
Veterans after World War Two)
and two modem villages Cor Corry
ry Corry and Schuct. The units rent
from $26.75 per month for a one onebedroom
bedroom onebedroom Flavet apartment to S6O
permonth for a three-bedroom un unit
it unit furnished in Corry Village.
The red brick of Corry and
Schuct constructions offer sharp
contrast with the temporary
structures of the Flavets.
They are way overdue to be
replaced, Carpenter admitted,
but added that such replacement
could not be seen in the near
future. He indicated he didnt
expect any new housing in the
next four years. If the September
flow of students reaches the ex expected
pected expected 14,000, the housing situa situation
tion situation will be crowded beyond last
Falls cramped conditions. (The
UF has a typical married stu student
dent student ratio of 20-22 per cent.)
We have plan and some
reserve funds, Carpenter said.
But we cant move until we
get seme money from the state.
W realize housing has a lot to
do with (scholastic) perfor performance,
mance, performance, and we are doing ail
we can.
To September registrants this
means 883 families get housing,
the others wait. And if the family
ha requested quarters in Corry
or Schuct villages, again they are
probably doomed to wait and
until the spring semester. Carpen Carpenter
ter Carpenter explained that all graduate,
medicine and law students are
given priority to these apartments.
Those not roomed on campus must
find lodging off-campus.

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An umbrella. .a raincoat
a pair of comfortable shoes.
Gainesville weather dictates the
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Beca me the monsoon rains last
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Entering freshmen of the past
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College Town
The University City Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, Florida.
COUNTY SEAT, Alachua Coun County.
ty. County.
POPULATION: 45,000, includ including
ing including 13,000 -14,000 UF students.
OCCUPATION: farming and
some manufacturing pre
occupation, expansion, develop development
ment development (according to the Chamber
of Commerce) and learning, (ac (according
cording (according to the UF).
CLIMATE: temperatures range
from summer heats in the low
90s to winter colds occasionally
below freezing temper at u r e s.
(Anti-freeze is advised for oars
during the winter months, how however.)
ever.) however.)
TIES: FACILITIES: Two bowling alleys, two
theaters, two drive-in theaters, a
recreation center, swimming, ski skiing
ing skiing and fishing (in lakes fringing
the area.)
EATING PLACES: range from
restaurants specializing in steaks,
down through to coffee shops,
cafeterias and other eateries in
the downtown area.
college town.

ned to show off brand-new point pointed
ed pointed toe shoes.
* *
TENNIS SHOES or open sand sandals
als sandals are betterbest if they have
been broken in a little.
Bermudasregulation length:
two inches above the knees a r e
acceptable for class, but regula regulations
tions regulations prohibit wearing knit blous blouses
es blouses or sweaters with them without
a cotton blouse underneath.
Dresses in styledark cottons,
shirtwaists, sheaths, and skirts
and blouses for class time. Pleat Pleated
ed Pleated and flared amel skirts, bright
colors or white, ar plentiful.
Tailored cottons or wool dress dresses

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Ante* 4* 1961

es dresses that can be dressed up or
down are kx perfect taste for
football games but the weather
has the final say on what to
* *
and sweaters are usual classroom
attire. Medium weight coat or
car coat is a necessity when the
cool breeze blow around the mid middie
die middie of November.
An extensive wardrobe of for formate
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The Summer Gofer

come in long pants or bermud bermudas.
as. bermudas.
For very few occasions, (likfu
Frolics) you will need a cocktail
dress or short formal,
Many stores in Gainesville will
be carrying new fall colors and
styles. Burnt orange, deep pur purple.
ple. purple. dark brown, maroon, magen magenta
ta magenta among other colors will be in
style this season.

CAUTION: Dont buy all new
clothes at home because you will
see many new ideas and fads
on campus.
Purses, shoes, jewelry, and
fun clothes can wait This saves
packing and lugging, also.

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Page 12

Honor System
Still Live Issue

Sacred cow or farce, the Hon Honor
or Honor Systim is one of the most con controversial
troversial controversial issues of student life.
*ln 1914 the Honor System was
officially instituted into UFs stu student
dent student government, implemented
through a student Honor Court
whose chief duties include inves investigation
tigation investigation and Judging reported cas cases
es cases of cheating by inculcating the
students wife a sense of honor
tp himself and his fellows.
- Other type violations art also
handled through by the court.
' System Doomed
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were made to streamline the op operation
eration operation of the court and modern modernize
ize modernize the system. Then student chan chancellor,
cellor, chancellor, Gavin O'Brien, voiced his
opinion that unless the Court
modernize, it is doomed. he
held that many forces on campus
were in favor of doing away with
the system.
UntU 1931, names of the con convicted
victed convicted were published. Then
the policy wa* changed. Last
year a move to re-institute the
publication of violators names
was defeated.
Several other revisions in the

August 4, 1961

court and system were achieved,
notably the formation of an At Attorney
torney Attorney General and staff to help
investigate cases.
, Conclusive Proof
The first attorney general
Thom Rhumberger said be felt
that unless investigation proved
a student was guilty almost con conclusively
clusively conclusively he would probably not
be brought to trial. (Trial is be behind
hind behind closed doors.)
This is why it seems almost
very UF student who is
brought before the court Is con convicted,
victed, convicted, Rhumberger said. To
really evaluate the system, one
must view the great majority
of cases that are dismissed
without trial.
Proponents bf the court main maintain
tain maintain that it is ther* to help the
student sad is not essentially a
penal body.
Prior to the attorney general generalship,
ship, generalship, According to current Honor
Court Chancellor Bill Trickle,
the cheating in many cases was
neither investigated nor brought
to trial. Current attorney gener general
al general is Selig Goldin. The post is ap appointive,
pointive, appointive, while other postschan postschancellor
cellor postschancellor clerk and 12 justicesare
elected by the student body at
the regular spring elections.


The most colorful campus
event each year, as well as one
of the biggest events in the state,
is the Homecoming celebration.
The first Homecoming was held
in 1916, but it wasnt until 1924
that the late UP President A. A.
Murphree called on General Ex Extension
tension Extension Dean B. C. Riley to head
a faculty committee to plan for a
crowd of returning alumni.
Upon Dean Rileys suggestion,
Dr. Murphree instead placed stu students
dents students on the planning committee.
These students later became the
founding members of Florida Blue
Key, which still sponsors Home Homecoming.
coming. Homecoming.
Homecoming has been held

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The tin lizzies* have been replac replaced
ed replaced by Thunderbirds and Falcons and
the flappers have long since van vanished,
ished, vanished, but Peabody Hall is just as it
was in the *2os except for the ivy cov covering,
ering, covering, which has been removed.
Generations of students remember

continually since then except
for the World War II years.
This years event will be Oct.
Through the years, the week weekend
end weekend has become more than just a
meeting of old grads to see a
football game.
By tradition, on non-legislative
years, the president of the Florida
Senate is elected by the assem assemblage
blage assemblage of lawmakers, most of
whom are UF graduates.
Gator Growl began in the Thir Thirties
ties Thirties as a small bonfire and pep
rally and now is considered one
of the major drawing cards of
the gala weekend.
Probably the Homecoming

event which most people see is
tiie parade featuring fraternity
and sorority floats, high-step high-stepping
ping high-stepping bands from all parts of the
state, and carloads of visiting
One of the most exclusive
events of Homecoming is the Flor Florida
ida Florida Blue Key Banquet and Smok Smoker.
er. Smoker. Here state politicians and
present and former members of
Florida Blue Key gather to hear
prominent figures which in the
past have included then-Sen.
John F. Kennedy, Sen. Stuart
Symington, and Vice President
Alben Barkley.
Most evident on campus during
Homecoming are the enormous
and sometimes expensive fratern-

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ity and sorority house decorations
designed to welcome Homecoming
Another traditional event of
Homecoming is the John Marshall
Bar Association Skits which
wickedly whack at state and na national
tional national politics and politicians.
Although sometimes lost In
the busy weekend, the football
game is still a strong drawing
card and all tickets have al already
ready already been sold for the contest
against Louisiana State Univer University
sity University this year.
Other events are the Legal Fra Fraternity
ternity Fraternity breakfasts, Swimcapades
water show, the alumni-legisla alumni-legislators
tors alumni-legislators barbecue, Homecoming Ball,
Life and Learning Exhibits, and
the alumni association reunion.

Frosh Failures Down I
(Continued from Page NINE)
The honors program now in use will continue
to function, with all students who r ^ eive s
scores on senior placement tests over 400 ana
were in the upper fifth of their high school
graduating class encouraged to participate.
These students will be an special honors
sections and will work on individual projects
in addition to the regular C course work.
Honors or high honors will be awarded to
some of the students participting in the plan,
which can lead to an associate of arts degree
with honors or high honors at the completion of
the sophomore year.
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Frosh's Problems
Told by Dean Hale

Gator Staff Writer
UF freshmen Should realize they arent
entering their thirteenth year of high school.
Lester Hale, Dean of Student Affairs, said,
Entering freshmen will no longer have their
assignments given to them piece by piece.
Theyve got to be their own motivator.
The best high school students from the
rtate come up here, he said. To make the
grade, students must learn to budget their
time voluntarily.
Hale, said, Both freshmen and trans transfer
fer transfer students should recognise the UF as an
environment for learning.* Both should be
excited about getting interested because
they want'to, not because they have to.
All students should come to the UF ex expecting
pecting expecting to get enjoyment out of the learn,
big process, he said.
In clarifying the enjoyment of the learn learning
ing learning process, Hale said, We are 911 animals.
The human animal controls all by virtue of
his superior intellect.
This superior intellect has varied degrees
Within its ranks. The natural posture of all
animals is up and moving around.
The academic posture is not. However, the
students ability to find enjoyment in his
studies makes this academic posture more
tolerable. The better a student can accommo accommodate
date accommodate the academic posture, the better are his
chances in the rank of human animals.
Hale pointed out that many parents are not
aware of the problems that will confront their
children at the UF.
Above all, the parents should not be
alarmed at their childs bewilderment. It
can arise from the simplest things, such
as trying to find where a class meets or
seeking information. To offset this bewild bewilderment,

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erment, bewilderment, the students need only ask. There
are literally thousands who can supply the
Many parents expect too much from their
children, Hale said. The only thing that
should be expected of a student is that he do
his best. If a student works up to his intellec intellectual
tual intellectual ability and emotional stability, hes doing
all that can be expected
Hale said that many parents become alarm alarmed
ed alarmed with the problems their children have to
cop "vith. Dont be alarmed if your son or
daughter incomes lonesome, Hale cautioned
parents, its nly natural. Then again, they
may not get lonesome, due to activities or
One of file biggest misconceptions that
people have is that UF students are just
a number, Hale said. Nothing could be
further from the truth. True all students
have numbers.
These numbers are used to keep student
records on IBM machines. By the use of these
machines, the administration has more time
to give the personal attention that students
To get this personal attention, Hale re reiterated
iterated reiterated tht necessity of students seeking help
or inforraf don.
They have to open their own Pandora*
Box, or they will never know whats in it.
The UF has plenty of personal attention if the
students will only ask for it.
Dont fall prey to the emancipation com complex/
plex/ complex/ Hale warned.
Often the student wakes up too late to the
fact that he is not at the UF to rim loose and
unbridled. The student experiencing the first
taste of maturity on his own must learn to
replace the harness of home with self control,
he said.

Student Publications Round-lUp

Visit Campus
Each Spring
One of the most welcome sisrhts
on campus come May is the Uni University
versity University of Florida yearbook, the
The Seminole for 1962 is ex expected
pected expected to be one of the best on
record, according to editor Bob
Assisting Kent will be Barbara
Geyer as managing editor and
Judi Anderson, as business man manager.
ager. manager.
Pop Runners?
Students interested in working on
the Seminole may apply as car cartoonists,
toonists, cartoonists, feature writers, pho photographers,
tographers, photographers, or Coke runners,
at the Seminole office in the base basement
ment basement of the Florida Union.
Seminoles are financed by sec second
ond second semester student activity fee,
and students receive them by ap applying
plying applying to the proper place on
campus and showing their ID
Like Hot Cakes
However, last May some stu students
dents students failed to receive them be because
cause because the 7,000 copies went like
hot cakes.
Work on 1952s Seminole began
last April and is continuing this
summer at the editors house in
Long Ago
Work on the student yearbook
used to progress more slowly,
however. It used to take two
years to publish one edition of
th t< Seminole, Kent said, and
even then it sometimes failed to
see the light of day.
Gator Roster
The roster of ex-Alligator staf staffers
fers staffers over the years is some somewhat
what somewhat impressive.
This journalistic list includes
UF political science professor,
Dr. Manning Dauer, who at one
time was Gator sports editor..
Another distinguished ex-Gator
staffer is Dr. Broward J. Cul Culpepper,
pepper, Culpepper, executive secretary of
file board of control.


Students may earn credit for work working
ing working on the editorial staff of the Flor Florida
ida Florida Alligator beginning this fall.
One hour credit will be given to
students who enroll in JM 101, offer offered
ed offered by the School of Journalism and
The course is open to students
working for the student paper who
havp not taken Jm 301 and are not
in upper division of the School of


'Orange Peel' Has Lusty Past

Orange Peel Editor
Who would have guessed, when
the universitys 'elite formed a
stodgy literary magazine back in
1927, that their brain child would
blossom into a wild, frequently frequentlybanned,
banned, frequentlybanned, girly-glutted humor book booklet
let booklet with the unscholarly title,
Orange Peel?
Old Florida Review
In the days when this school
publication was serious enough to
coax an original article out of
Will Durant, it was known as
The Florida Review. As early
as 1935 it began its metamor metamorphosis
phosis metamorphosis into a variety magazine
by popular demand, and in 1941
it gave up the house-organ bit
entirely, taking on its new title,
Orange Peel.
No one is very sure why that
name was chosen. The editors
still get mail addressed to the
University of Miami, from fans
who associate the magazines
title with the Orange Bowl.
Alumni will recall the Dirty
Old Peel of the early 1950s
when this official school publica publication
tion publication gained statewide fame at
the expense of the favorable
image which the school fathers
would have preferred. Closely
guarded are the names of those
whose collections include the
banned issues of Peel, supposedly
destroyed completely.
Peel is still not the sort of pub publication
lication publication the UF would include
among literature mailed to mo mothers
thers mothers of prospective coeds.
Peel Voted Best
But it has gained an aux-a of
comparative respectability in the
past two years, partly through
the efforts of 1958-59 editor Dave

Raney, who managed to keep
the book in print for a whole
year, and partly through the
fact that Peel was recently named
first in the nation by a poll of
college humor magazine edi editors.
tors. editors.
Peel is currently edited by
Don Addis, a professional car cartoonist,
toonist, cartoonist, and Jack Horan, a
bloodhound of a researcher
and a wizard** of an idea man,
whose inovations include the
annual Orange Peel Turtle Der Derby
by Derby and the extra Homecoming
issue of Peel.
They are constantly on the
lookout v for kindred spirits who
feel there is more to college hum humor
or humor than slapstick and semi-nudes.
In Peels unwritten charter,
its mission is to serve as a gad gadfly,
fly, gadfly, using satire as a weapon

Scope Offers Students
Arts-Science Review

Editor Os SCOPE
Scope magazine, a magazine of
commentary in the Arts and Sci Sciences,
ences, Sciences, commences its first full
year run this fall with four issues
in the offing.
Culture Banner
SCOPE developed out of student
interest in a literary magazine
to raise the banner of culture on
The SCOPE format of art for
arts sake material, plus general
interest feature stories, is designed
to give SCOPE a wader reader
appeal through a run of the
mill literary magazine', thus pro protecting

August 4, 1961

Students will submit carbon cop copies
ies copies of their Alligator stories to the
instructor who will critique and grade
We hope that this course will bet better
ter better enable us to benefit from the jour journalistic
nalistic journalistic advice the School of Journal Journalism
ism Journalism has to offer, the paper's manag managing
ing managing editor, Bill Curry said.
Freshmen interested in working
on the paper should include the course
in their registration, Curry added.

against injustice, hypocricy, pom pomposity,
posity, pomposity, selfishness, bigotry, and
other crimes of the brain.
It tells what the orientation lec lectures
tures lectures don't tell, remaining edi editorially
torially editorially independent and thus a
thorn in the side of the anti-boat anti-boatrocking
rocking anti-boatrocking factions.
Peel appears twice a semes semester,
ter, semester, selling at 35 cents a copy
to the first 6,500 students who
spot the sales booths. Time
has proved that what ever rise
is published, Florida men want
a humor magazine, too.
Peel is not a closed shop or
clique operation in any depart department,
ment, department, the editors insist, and they
welcome all card-carrying stu students
dents students to drop by their Florida
Union office to show their stuff.
There in only one prerequisite,
as the sign on the office wall
states: Think Funny.

tecting protecting it from the kind of death
other literary magazines have
suffered on campus.
Peninsula and Florida Re Review,
view, Review, two literary forerunners
of SCOPE, are now extinct.
Want Manuscripts
The SCOPE staff has no form formula
ula formula which jit applies to the ma materials
terials materials submitted. Rather, they
are looking for well written manu manuscripts
scripts manuscripts which differ in approach
and opinion from that of most pop popular
ular popular mass media publications.
Some staff positions are still
open for the coming year, and
manuscripts of any sort are need needled
led needled for the first edition.

The Summer Gator

Editors Pbn
To Increase
Newspaper Size
The Florida Alligator, UF stu student
dent student newspaper, enters its. 54th
year of publication with a pro proposed
posed proposed increase in the publications
average number of pages.
The semi-weekly publication will
print a mimimum six pages on
Tuesdays and eight on Fridays,
according to Neil Swan, editor.
Last year the paper averaged
four and six pages.
More Features
With increased space the paper
plans to include more campus
feature material than in the past,
managing editor Bill Curry said.
The paper also plans to ex expand
pand expand its editorial page material,
according to Swan.
Biggest edition of the fall term
will be the papers annual Homs Homscoming
coming Homscoming Edition. Last ysar ths
homecoming issue sported a four fourcolor
color fourcolor front page ahd totaled
20 pages.
Prospect of increasing ths pub publication
lication publication to a three-timea-a-week
publication are currently being
discussed by the editors.
Plans for a twice-weekly "radio
news program on WRUF .have
been made, according* to Curry.
Chris Nuthall, 2UC, will announce
for the program which will be
called Alligator-on-the-Air.? The
program, slated for a prime time
on Monday and Thursday! eve evenings,
nings, evenings, will feature interviews as
well as campus news. 1
Business staff for Che next year
will be headed by Skip Browne.
The paper carries both national
and local advertising.
The paper, financed by adver advertising
tising advertising and student activity tee#,
is distributed free to students
on Tuesdays and Fridays except
during holidays.
An entirely student-run publica publication,
tion, publication, the paper is open to anyone
interested in working on student
The paper maintains editorial
and business offices in the base basement
ment basement of the Florida Union.

Page 13

Page 14

'Gator Line Big Problem'Graves

Gator Staff Witter
"I'm an optimist, but I'm also
a realist cautioned head foot*
bell coach Ray Graves at McCar McCarty
ty McCarty Auditorium Thursday night.
Graves was speaking to an in in.
. in. terested group of citizenry who
; cameHto hear him present the UF
football prospectus for '6l.
Head basketball coach Norman
Sloan was also present to talk on
* his favorite subjects past and fu fu*
* fu* ture history at UF.
Graves said of this years foot foot;
; foot; ball team, We lost nine of the
, eleven starters of our first two
games in '6O. Larry Libertore and
Jim Beaver are the only return returnees
ees returnees from this group.

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Flavet 111 Muni, Softball Kings

The summer intramural pro progjfern
gjfern progjfern came to dramatic and sur surprising
prising surprising end this past week. A
ccme-from-behind victory gave
Flavet HI the softball crown,
while in tennis UF professors van vanquished
quished vanquished students to win both the
singles and doubles titles.
Flavet HI which trailed the
league-leading Phi Delta Theta
nine into the last week of play
won the league crown on the last
day of action.
The £hi Delts had been knocked
out of first place when defeated
by- the Greeks 11-1. The Phi Belt
loss left the Nine Old Men and
P'iavet HI in deadlock for the
leagues top spot.
In a deciding play-off game'
the Flavet 111 nine nipped the
Nine Old Men 4-3, in seven in innings.


Fourscore and seven years ago
-our fathers brought forth on this
Icontinent a new nation, conceived
jn Liberty, and dedicated to the
proposition that all men ore created
Now we are engaged in a
great civil war, testing whether
that nation, or any nation so conceived
and so dedicated can long endure.
*We are met on a great battlefield
of that war. We have come to dedicate
jq portion of that field as a final
'resting-place for those who here gave
their lives that that notion might live.
It is altogether fitting and proper
that we should do this. But in o
Hcrrger sense we cannot dedicate,
-we cannot consecrate, we cannot
fallow this ground. The brave men,
Hiving and dead, who struggled here,
!have consecrated it far above our
power to add or detract. The world
twill little note, nor long remember
twhat we say here; but it can never
tfdrget what they did here. It is
tor us, the living, rather to be
here to the unfinished
work which they who fought here
3iave thus for so nobly advanced,
lit is rather for us to be here
[dedicated to the great task
[remaining before us, that from those
[honored dead we take increased
[devotion to that cause for which 1
they gave the last full measure
\>f devotion; that we here highly
-resolve that these dead shall not
[have died in vcrin; that this notion,
[under God, shall hove a new birth
[of freedom, and that government
of the people, by the people
and for the people, shall not
perish from the earth.

The Summer Gator

nings. innings. The victory gave the
softball championship to Flavet
Other games of last week saw
the' Greeks down the Ghem. Dept.
11-6; the Red Sox nip Fletcher S
6-5; the Nine Old Men scored two
victories, downing the Red Sox
5-3 and then romping the Physics
Dept. 15-3.
The summer leagues five top
hitters were: Tom Walsh, Red
Sox, .787; Don Rutledge, Phi Del Delta
ta Delta Theta, .700; Andre Oar La u,
Nine Old Men, .700; Mario Ickike,
Red Sox, .667; and Ed Weaver,
Flavet HI, .610.
The intramurals tennis doubles
crown went to Dr. William
Blackstone and Dr. Alex Smith
when the pair downed Dr. A. S.
Mueller and Dr. Kenitb Bullon
in straight sets 7-5, 6*3.

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In '6O the backfield lacked
experience; this year it's the
line. "An inexperienced line
from tackle to tackle is our big
problem this year Graves
said. There are wily six re returning
turning returning lettermen to fill these
They arc Jim Beaver, Gerald
Stephens, and Floyd Dean at tac tackles;
kles; tackles; Larry Travis and Charlie
Gills, guards; .and Bruce Culpep Culpepper
per Culpepper at center.
The end positions will be strong
with Tom Smith, Tom Gregory,
Sam Holland, Tom Kelly and Bil Billy
ly Billy Cash as returning lettermen.
Graves doesn't doubt that the
UF backfield is as good as any
in th# conference.

Fourscore and like seven years ago
our old daddies come on in this
scene with o new group, grooved
in free kicks, and hip to the
Jazz that oil cots moke it the
some. Now we're real hung up in o
crazy big hassle, digging whether
that group, or any group so grooved
and so hip con keep on swinging.
We're making it on o wild spot
of that hassle. We've got eyes to tag
o little of that spot as o lost
lay-down pad for those who here
conked out so that group might still score.
It's frantically cool and jivey
that we're on this kick. But in o
bigger ribble we can't shake up,
we can't sound off, we can't even
clue in this jazz. The cool cots,
with us and down under, who flipped here,
hove pegged it straighter than we
could ever mess with. The squares
will never buy this bit, nor dig the
lyrics we spiel Here; but they can't ever
put down what those studs did here. It's
for us, the on-cots, who ought to
pick up on those still-wailing
blues which the off-cats who goofed here
hove blown so crazily up till now.
Mon! Like we really ought to bo hero
with eyes fixed on this wild gig
that still needs action, that from those
far-out D.O-A.'s we get a little
higher on that kick for which
they really went and flipped their
gaskets; that we take it on to set
straight that these cots shall not
hove kicked off square; that this group
under God, shall blow o crazy
new sound, and that a hot combo
of the hipsters, by the hipsters,
and for the hipsters, shall not
cut out from this scene.

The Gators will have two No.
1 quarterbacks this year. The 'old
salts of the 6O campaign
Bobby Dodd and Larry Liber Libertore
tore Libertore will each guide the Gator
offense about half the time. The
reason for this is that they work
very differently and require a
change in the defense, said
Lindy Infante and Bruce Star Starling
ling Starling are returning as offensive
halfbacks and Walt Hickenlooper
will work as a defensive half halfback.
back. halfback.
Bob Hoover and Dick Skelly,
the men who tried to axe Al Albert,
bert, Albert, will also be in the lineup
if they win their appeal before
UF President J. Wayne Reitz in

Mueller and Bullon had won
the doubles crown for the last
two years.
Dr. Blackstone returned again
to capture the singles title from
Herman Levy. Prof. Levy won
the first set 3-6, but couldn't com combat
bat combat Blackstones rally. Black Blackstone
stone Blackstone took the next two sets 6-0,
6-4 for the match and the singles
Flavet 111 8 1
Phi Delta Theta 6 1
Nine Old Men 7 2
Physics Dept 4 4
Greeks 4 5
Red Sox 3 4
Fletcher R 2 4
Fletcher S 2 5
Chem. Dept 1 6
Sledd F 0 5

All-Stars In Annual Games

High Scorers
Cage Tilt
The North and South Prep All-
Star basketball squads will be
shooting for the century mark
when they clash in the eleventh
annual Florida High School All-
Star basketball game at 4:30 p.m.
August 5, in the UF Gym.
Since the classic was originated
in 1950 neither North nor South
has been able to reach the elu elusive
sive elusive 100-point mark. The North
Star s came closest in 1954s 92-78
Prospects Good
Prospects for topping the 100-
point mark are promising for 1961.
Both squads are loaded with the
states highest scoring cagers.
Fred Lapper, head coach at Bar Bartow
tow Bartow High School, will coach the
All-Stars. Since becoming coach
at Bartow, Lappers teams have
compiled a 92 win and 29 loss
record. Bartow won Class A state
titles in 1958 and 1961.
On hand to pile up points for
the South will be 6-2 guard Jamie
King. King scored 14 points in
the last two and one-half minutes
to bring Dixie Hollins the Class
AA state basketball crown.
In Mike Copen, 6-2 forward
from Tampa Hillsborough, the
South will have a steady perform performer
er performer who led the Terriers to the
1959 state AA championship.
Adds Height
Adding height to the Souths
attack will be 6-3 forward Letson
Plant of North Miami and 6-5 cen center-forward
ter-forward center-forward Stu Marcus of Miami
Marcus led Dade Countys scor scorers
ers scorers with a 20.7 average last sea season.
son. season. His single high game record
was 43 points.
The North also has its share of
high-pointers capable of sending
scorekeepers scurrying for extra
pencils. One of the North's top
scorers should be 6-3 center Bill
Hester of New Smyrna Beach.
Hester averaged 30.2 points per
game last season and scored over
40 points in six contests.
Tall Star
Tony Ceribelli, a 6-6 center
from Daytona Beach Seabreeze,
can be counted on for a major
share of Northern point produc production.
tion. production. Last season in one game
Ceribelli scored 39 points while
grabbing off 44 rebounds.
Also carrying outstanding point
credentials for the North are
sharp-shooting Gary Bryant of
Greensboro with a 24 point aver average;
age; average; Mark Werner, Jacksonville
Bishop Kenny, 20 point average;
and Tommy Allison of Hilliard
also a 20 point averager.
Homer Deuel of Malone High
School will coach the North Stars.
Deuels Malone squad won the
Class B state title last season
while compiling a 30-3 record.
In seven years at Malone Deuels
teams have had a 149 win, 65
loss record.
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Graves thinks the Gators have
tile foremost fullback in the con conference
ference conference in Don Goodman. Good Goodman
man Goodman will be backed up by Cecil
Ewell and Paul Vargecko.
Graves said of the 6l Gators,
We are weaker defensively be because
cause because of a lack of line experience,
but the offense is better organ organized,
ized, organized, experienced and adjusted
than in 60.
The Gators play the same op opponents
ponents opponents as last year, with the ex exception
ception exception of George Washington
which has been replaced by rug rugged
ged rugged Clemson in the opener on
Sept. 23 at Florida Field. If we
win this one we may win two or
three more because of it, Graves

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The varsity athletes of today were the freshman stars
of yesterday. No university can play top grade athletics
if each year it doesnt replenish its teams by acquiring the
best crop of graduating high schoolers possible.
Saturday night the states top prep gridders will play
in the annual North-South All-Star football game. In 12
previous contests the South has won seven while the North
has captured five.
Seventy-six boys will take part in this years classic.
Thirteen of the All-Stars have decided to stay in Florida
and play their college football with th Fighting Gators.
Six Southern All-Stars have cast their lot with the Gator*.
Jerry Newcomer, a 6-foot, 170-lb. halfback, from Miami High
will be in theSouth backfield Saturday night. While Steve
Long, a 220 H>. tackle, from North Miami High will anchor
the Souths line. Long was chosen to All-City, All-Star, and
All-Southern teams last season. Both boys will attend the
Other Southern All-Stars from the Miami area planning
to play for the Baby Gators next season are: Larry Beck Beckman,
man, Beckman, guard from Miami Edison, and Tom Shannon. Curley
High quarterback.
Beckman will try to carry on the Edison High tradition
of contributing fine gridders to Gator squads. Larry Liber Libertore
tore Libertore and Russ Brown, 1960 freshman standout, both played
their high school play at Edison. Shannon, an Ali-Catholic
choice of quarterback, could be one of the top signal-callers
on next years freshman team.
Allan Poe of Tampa Robinson is another of the Souths
halfbacks who chose the UF. Poe gained 1170 yards last
season and scored 14 touchdowns.
The North is also loaded with gridders intent on play playing
ing playing for UF squads. Topping the offensive parade will be
quarterbacks Jimmy Hall of Escambia and Bud Williams
of Tallahassee Leon. Hall and Williams areboth fine field
general and should spark the Norths attack, in addition
to their competition for next years freshman quarterback quarterbacking
ing quarterbacking slot.
Two of the Ninths 1% mobile linemen will also be
Gainesville bound. Sydney Babba Mad Lean, a powerful
209-lb. end, hailing from Jacksonville Englewood will prob probably
ably probably open hs a starting end for the Northern eleven.
F'rom Pensacola Ifigh, the same school that gave the
Gators Jon Maceth, will come Bill Richbourg, a fast, mo mobile
bile mobile 200-lb. guard.
There are only a few of the boys who will play for next
seasons frosh Orange and Blue squad. Theyll be in action
Saturday sight when the North meets the Smith at Florida

The early part of the season
may decide the entire season, ac according
cording according to Graves. If the line
can pick up some needed exper experience
ience experience early it could carry the Ga Gators
tors Gators through a very successful
Its a good team that can
play anybody, any day, he
said, and there will be a lot
of close ones. But five con conference
ference conference games on the road is
tough going for any team.
Graves believes that football be belongs
longs belongs to the players and the fans.
For this reason he will continue
to let the players make a lot of
decisions on the field. Id rath rather
er rather have the players believe what


Top row, left to right, Bill Hester,
6-4 forward (New Smyrna Beach-
North) ; Gary Bryant, 6-2 forward
(Greensboro-North); Tom Allison,
6-5 center (Hilliard-North). Bot Bottom

they are doing is right then have
coaches who I dont see making
any tackles or touchdowns think
that its right, said Graves.
Fans will be pleased to know
that the Gators will continue their
razzle-dazzle offensive game this
year and perhaps add even a lit little
tle little more dazzle.
Coach Sloan took over the sec second
ond second half of the program Thurs Thursday
day Thursday night with a few notes on
The Gator courtmen for the
coming season are anybodys
guess at the present time, he said.
Also missing from this years
team will be Ronnie Poh, for
academic reasons; Bob Shiver
and George Jung. June gradu graduate*.

tom Bottom row, left to right, Bob Shaw,
6-5 center (Stuart-South); Letson
Plant, 6-4 forward (North Miami-
South) ; and Stu Marcus, 6-5 for forward
ward forward (Miami Beach-South).

Wafer Cops?
Campus Police last week ex expanded
panded expanded their services to the water waterfront.
front. waterfront. The Camp Wauburg water waterfront,
front, waterfront, that is.
They were called to the UF re recreation
creation recreation area when a motor boat
owner refused to stop making
noise when he puttered with his
boats motor.
The offender quit when he met
the waterfront detail.

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ate*. graduate*.
An early look at Em team in indicates
dicates indicates that Cliff lAiyk, No. S
rebounder in the conference last
year, will operate on offense this
year and Buddy Bales will hold
down a guard position.
Carlos Morrison is expected to
have a good year and Joe Meigs,
who hurt his article early last
year, may play a lot this year.
Two sophomores, Eddie Clark
and Bob Stokes, with the help
of two newly acquired junior col col-1
-1 col-1 players may fill the gaps in
the team.
F""-ever the team is put to together
gether together it is a good bet that ooach
Sloan will find a winning com combination.
bination. combination.

States Top
Prep Gridders
To Clash Sat.
The state s outstanding grid
stars will bump heads in the an annual
nual annual North-South All-Star football
game to be played under the
lights in Florida Field at 8:15
The teams have been practicing
since Tuesday. Both squads should
report in top physical shape for
the intrastate battle.
Len Register, head football
mentor at Starke High School,
will ooach the North All-Stare.
Jerry Jackson of Brandon will
call the shots tor the Southerners.
28-Player Teams
Both squads will be composed
of 28 players. The winged T and
the straight T formations will be
the principal formations used, ac according
cording according to both head coaches.
Each squad is considered to be
quarter-back rich. Battling fee
the starting quarterback slot on
Registers North squad is Jim
Hall of Pensacola Escambia, con considered
sidered considered a fine runner and signal signalcaller.
caller. signalcaller.
Halls main competitor is Bud
Williams of Tallahassee Leon.
Williams adds the threat of pass passing
ing passing to his fine running talent. Also
in contention for the quarterback
slot is Jacksonville Bolles Mul Mullins
lins Mullins Mcdeod.
South Quarterbacks
Quarterbacking talent is alsc
plentiful on Hit South side of the
program, with Coral Gables
Bruce Fisher, Tom Shannon from
Archbishop Curley and Stan Lieb Liebla
la Liebla from Palm Beach Forest Hill*
ready to move the ball toward tilt
North goal.
F'isher earned honorable men mention
tion mention All-America on two prep
teams. He is adept at running or
passing. Shannon, a Catholic All-
America, specializes in long-gain long-gaining
ing long-gaining plays.
Big Linemen
Big, strong linemen will also
be the order of the day. The
South has such notable powers as
Daytona Beach Seabreezes Roger
Orell and North Miami High*
Steve Long.
Last seasons game saw the
South emerging victor with a nar narrow
row narrow 7-6 win. Darrel Cox, Miami
Edison halfback, led the southern
effort while quarterback Jimmy
Seaward of Jacksonville Lee
headed the North.

'Gators Born in Virginia

Where did Gator* com*
The traditional nickname of
the Up football team i the
*Gators'* but not many know
where it came from.
The nickname Alligator
was originated by Austin Miller,
a Jacksonville lawyer, 54 years
ago in the fall of 1007. Florida
had fielded its first football
quad one year previous in 1006.
U of F Virginia
Miller, a native of Gainesville,
was attending the University
of Virginia at the time. His
father, Phillip Miller, who own owned
ed owned a combination drug and sta stationery
tionery stationery store in Gainesville, was
visiting him.
While visiting his son, Miller
ftr. decided to order some
school pennants from the
Mite hie 00. in Charlottesville.
The Millers went to the
Mitchie 00. with their request,
and were shown several earn-

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pies of emblems from other
universities. Upas questioning
from the Mitchie sales repre representative
sentative representative the two Millers rea realized
lized realized that the UF didn't have

an emblem.
Young Miller suddenly sug suggested
gested suggested Alligators. He said
that it occurred to him because
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emblem, and the alligator waa
native to Florida.
Something New
The Mitchie salesman said
that- he had never seen an
alligator before, and didn't
know if he could design one or
After an extensive search,
Miller found a good picture
of a Gator In the University
Os Virginia's library. He gave
the picture to Mitchie, and in instructed
structed instructed him to begin the pen pennant
nant pennant at once.
The pennants were ready by
the opening of the school term in
It was in old Millers store
that the pennants first appeared.
They were large blue banners
(6 ft. by 3 ft.) showing orange
Thus, the Fighting Gators
got their name.

(IfF Football Home
Started As Pasture

When the Fightin Gators
take the field, they will continue
a 55-year history that began in a
pasture in 1006.
Early Gator fans and specta spectators
tors spectators had no modern concrete sta stadium
dium stadium to view the games from.
They either parked their cars
, around Florida's open air field or
stood along the to watch
the Gators in action. The fans
followed the progress of the ball
by walking up and down the field.
In 1923 Florida football moved
to Perry field, the present base baseball
ball baseball diamond. As the Gators pro produced
duced produced repeatedly fine teams the
number of Florida fans continu continued
ed continued to grow.
Capacity 1,800
Bleachers were constructed on
Perry Field to accommodate the
fans. By the end of the 1928 foot football
ball football season Floridas football field
had a seating capacity of about
The basic structure of present
day Florida Field was begun In
1930. The first opponent to face
the Gators on Florida Field was
Alabama, (the game was the
occasion of the first UF home homecoming).
coming). homecoming). At the time Alabama
was rated one of the nations top
teams, and th e Crimson Tide
showed why, defeating Florida
There were no major additions
made to the Florida Field sta*

UF Athletes on top
Good Year for Gators

1981 was a good year for Ga Gator
tor Gator athletes.
In 118 intercollegiate matches
in eight sports Gator teams won
81 and lost 87 for an overall per percentage
centage percentage of .686.
Two Southeastern Conference
championships were brought to
Gainesville: swimming for the
sixth straight year, and th first
tennis title since 1950.
One Loss
In individual team records
coach Bill Potters tennis team
compiled the best season percent percentage
age percentage with 20 wins and one loss for
a .952 mark. Conrad Rehlings
golfers won all but one of 11
matches for a .909 percentage.
Nine wins and two losses
gave Bay Graves a .818 mark
and tile Gator Bowl champion championship
ship championship in his first football sea season.
son. season. Dave Fullers baseballers
finished the season with
18 wins, nine losses and .667.
Basketball moved from the

dium until 1952. In that year the
west stands were expanded to
reach the stadiums present seat seating
ing seating capacity of 45,000. The ul ultramodern
tramodern ultramodern press box, office and
class rooms in the interior of the
stadium were completed at the
same time.
The stadium building now ac accommodates
commodates accommodates the School of Jour Journalism
nalism Journalism and Communications, the
office of the University of Florida
Intercollegiate Athletic Associa Association,
tion, Association, and Floridas own radio and
television stations.
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SEC lower division to fourth
place in the conference in Nor*
man Sloans first season as coach
with a 15-11 overall record (.577)
and a 9-5 SEC record.
Two Losers
Only two of eight Florida
teams experienced losing seasons,
cross country (0-4) and track
SEC honors went to coaches
Graves and Sloan as the mdbt
outstanding in the conference.
Athletes who received SEC
honors were footballers Pat
Patchen, Vic Miranda and
Larry Libertore, basketball cap captain
tain captain Lon Merchant, tennis
standouts Jim Shaffer and Bill
Tym and pitcher Dennis Aust,
cathcher Paul Booher and util utility
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baseball team.
Diver Steve Mcride was add added
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America swimming team selec selections.
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August 4, 1961

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dents, students, old friends, faculty and new residents of
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paint a pretty picture .. but we prefer to have our
story told in wood and stone and wool and silk. It's
more convincing that way.
Our new store and all It holds is completely at your
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We have gathered together an extensive array of
fine suits, sportcoats, slacks and furnishings in the
"Ivy tradition," authentically styled and absolutely
required for the University Man.
The University Woman will be pleased with our new
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