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Volume 54 Number 35
Huge Vote Forecast As Students Ballot Today
Gator Jennings west pol.
Tempers flew, threats
leveled, tears flowed, fists
shook when a room full of
girls and politicians got to together
gether together in Jennings Hall,
It warn like a three ring circus
in that comer compare sheets
are the topicin that comer Ann
Rothberg is debating the Chancel Chancellorship,
lorship, Chancellorship, and ip that comer Just
tights" one coed appraised.
The mix-up occured when
Brownlee and Trickel believed a
debase was to be held at 10:80.
Grant was under the impression
It was to begin at 9:15 p.m.
John Grant held a folk-singing
pep rally last night in McCarty
Hall Which drew & crowd of 125
people to hear the candidate for
president speak on his views of
problems facing the UF and the
At the "put up or shut up de deGrant-Fly
Grant said he has been called
everything from a Grant-fly to
a communist. "And, contrary to
popular belief, I am not in any
way financed by the NAACP.
My finances are under SIOO
and I am currently eating salad,
instead of meat, he said. "No
bate held by incumbent Pres.
Bruce Bullock, United candidate
Jackson Brownlee attended to
question the administration. The
largely committed crowd of 150
njoyed the quippings of Bullock
and Brownlee as well as the oc occasional
casional occasional flare ups of one of the
"Dont blame, Bruce, one stu student
dent student supporter yellod when the
question of an additional traffic
light was brought up by a United
backer, "charge city hall.
Secretary of Elections Don An Anchors
chors Anchors urged any violation of an
lection rule to be reported im immediately
mediately immediately to an election official.
Election returns will be broad*
cast live tonight from Bryan
Lounge in the Florida Union
over WRUF radio beginning at
Originating from the annua!
Alligator Election Party, the re return!
turn! return! will be relayed from poll polling
ing polling booths as quickly as they
The party itself will be open
to the public. Winning and los losing
ing losing traditionally make speeches
at the Alligator-sponsored event.
An edition of the Alligator will
be published early Friday morn
Ing and will contain complete
Tops Gras Friday
By SANDY SWEITZER
Gator Staff Writer
Outstanding student leader of
the year will be named at the
third annual student leaders ban banquet
quet banquet in the Hub Friday in connec connection
tion connection with Gator Gras, said Gen General
eral General Gras Chairman Franklin
James Kynes, administrative as assistant
sistant assistant to Farris Bryant, will be
guest speaker at the Florida
Union Board of Activities spon sponsored
sored sponsored affair.
Every campus organization was
asked to send three representa representatives
tives representatives to the banquet and nominate
a student for the leadership
award A committee composed cf
Bill Rion, Dean Myraa Brady.
Dean Lester Hale, and a repre representative
sentative representative from Blue Key, Mor*ar
Board, and the Florida Union
Board, chose the winning studem
Applications for membership in
Florida Blue Key are now ava.l
able at the information desk of the
Florida Union. Deadline for sub submitting
mitting submitting applications is March 28.
Eligibility requirements are par participation
ticipation participation in three extra-curricular
activities with distinguished serv service
ice service in one. Activities participated
hi at other universities will be
considered as minor activities in
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And one of the above victory signs belongs to the next student body president.
From left, above and below, are Jackson Brownlee, United Party, John Grant,
unaffiliated; and Bill Trickel, Student Party.
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Publications Board Sets Up
Student Censorship Board
By DAVID LAWRENCE JR.
Gator Staff Writer
A 10-member student editorial
board with power to exercise cen censorship
sorship censorship o.i campus magazines was
approved Monday by the Board
of Student Publications.
The measuie will go into effeci
upon approval by UF Pres. J.
The board composed of editors
and managing editors of four
campus publications Scope,
Orange Peel, the Seminole and the
A plaque wil be presented to the
student and he will be honored at
a reception following the banquet.
Gator Gras festivities Saturday
evening include a talent show at
8 p.m. in University Auditorium
and a carnival to be held concur*
rently in the Plaza of the Amer Americas.
Admission will be a 50-cent book
of five tickets which may be used
for Gras activities, said Riteh.
The winner of the talent show,
to be announced in the Tuesday
edition of the Alligator, will re receive
ceive receive a trip for two to Nassau at
Easter or $136.
The carnival will offer 25 gift giftgiving
giving giftgiving booths. Prizes include pass passes
es passes to movies, bowling, put-put,
records, meeds, all donated by lo
Carnival atmosphere will be
provided by a midway, colored
lights, hotdogs and soft drinks,
and a barker, Tommy Trotta, who
will advertise booths and give
The most original and most
money-making booths will receive
trophies, said Ritch.
Since Gras started in '59, it is
growing more and more each
year. There is a problem of keep keep:ng
:ng keep:ng co-ordination among all the
events going on. This year I think
weve had the closest co-ordin co-ordination
ation co-ordination anyone could wish for in
making sure events will not de
tract from each other, said
VOTERS WILL CHOOSE ONE OF THESE HANDS
Alligator would also be respon responsible
sible responsible for drawing up a set ol
standards for future editorial gui guidance.
Action by the board this week
followed a recent request from
Reitz, who asked the board to
recommend action for handling
the current suspension of tne
Orange Peel, campus humor mag magazine.
Also under fire recently for
questionable magazine material
was the campus literary publica publication,
tion, publication, Scope. Several stories and a
photograph were deleted from the
Scope last month with blank pages
The board approved unanimous unanimously
ly unanimously the creation of the editorial
board to examine the content of
student magazines, prior to publi publication,
cation, publication, and to advise the editor to
delete any material which is lewd,
obscene or libelous.
Action by the editorial board
would be only by majority vote
cf the total membership.
A contrary decision by the edi editorial
torial editorial board oouftd be appealed by
a student editor to the Board at
Student Publications, which could
University of Florida, Gainesville Thursday, March 15, 1962
overrule the previous vote by a
If the resolution is approved by
Dr. Redtz, It is expected to pave
the way to a lifting of the Orange
The board this week also ap approved
proved approved a resolution, which wui
be sent to Dr. Reitz, asking for
clarification and strengthening of
Board chairman Hugh Cunning Cunningham
ham Cunningham called for clarification and
extension of its powers and more
professional help either in fup fuptime
time fuptime employees or staff members
in an advisory capacity.
You can't expect editors to
function efficiently without more
specific direction and guidance.
Dean of Student Affairs Lester
L. Hale will present the resolution
to Dr. Reitz.
In other action, the board:
Approved a 81.000 allocation
from the publications' reserve
fund to Scope for printing of an another
other another issue this semester.
Set up three board subcommit subcommittees
tees subcommittees finance, editorial and
Readers, Here's How to Vote Today
How does a voting machine operate? Ive never
It this is your problem perhaps a review of voting
procedure would be helpful.
The first thing to do to prepare yourself to
vote Is to read about toe candidates aad toe
issues discuss them with yoor friends or ac*
After carefully reading poop sheets for more than
a week your friends will probably have some com comment
ment comment to make about the election.
Make your voting decisions before you go to the
polls, because you are aUowod two minutes in the
voting machine warn the voting officials.
Report of your proper voting area sometime be between
tween between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. today.
Take a deep breath and stand in line. Have your
.University ID card clutched in join* hand because
the officials will ask tor it.
After your name has been checked eff toe
roils, an official will take you to a voting booth
and explain toe operation of toe machine.
Political Parties End
Gator Executive Editor
It's all over except for the votes, shouts and
Students will go to the polls today to elect 62 of office
fice office holders in Student Government.
The elections, billed as the largest collegiate elections
in the South, will begin at 8 a.m. in 14 polling areas.
Don Anchors, secretary of elections was optimistic
about the turn out of students to the polls. Weather
reports early today indicated light scattered rain in the
area until noon.
Mac Melvin, Uniteds leader said he was "hopeful, even optimis optimistic
tic optimistic but Uniteds success will depend on a huge independent vote. This
is due to the size of Students Bloc.
John Grant said his chances Were "in the neighborhood of 1 in 4
for his victory
Student Party Chairman Ron LaFace said "the feelings of my
party range from extreme optimism to acute pessimism. I tend to
feel a sense of very cautious optimism. It is going to be a very
close election. Its up to the students.
John Grant yesterday urged his
supporters to back the following
candidates from Student Party:
Tad Davis, chancellor; Dick Go Gober,
ber, Gober, clerk; Rose Mary Parkell,
President of Lyceum Council; Lou
Ann Levinson, Lyceum; Fred Sch Schneider,
neider, Schneider, Lyceum; Mike Gora, Stu Student
dent Student Board of Publications.
Student Party reaction, accord according
ing according to Ron LaFace was that "any "anyone
one "anyone has the right to say whom he
feels is qualified.
United candidates backed by
Grant include: Paul Hendrick,
secretary-treasurer; Ellen Scho Scholosser,
losser, Scholosser, Lyceum Council; Pat Tun Tunstall,
stall, Tunstall, Student Board of Publica Publications.
Uniteds reaction was:
"We feel Mr. Grants qualifica qualifications
tions qualifications and experience do not quali qualify
fy qualify him for the office of president.
His "endorsements have been
extended to some of our candi candidates
dates candidates and denied to others. United
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does not believe this will add or
detract from the qualifications
these men hold.
In addition, it may be observed
that Mr. Grant has been compet competing
ing competing with United for strong inde independent
pendent independent support. To allow Mr.
Grant to dictate any candidates
qualification and ability based
upon some objective criterion is
to ignore his own lack of such
Grant also backed Homer Spence
for the Publications Board.
Student Election Board yester yesterday
day yesterday accepted Irving Cohens plea
of guilty to posting poop at an
unauthorised hour and place. He
was fined $5.
The violation was placing cam campaign
paign campaign literature supporting Brown Brownlee
lee Brownlee in mens rest rooms.
The Board found the violation
a non-partisan action.
Melvin stated his amazement of
the Boards finding of non-parti non-partisan
san non-partisan action. We believe that Co Cohen
hen Cohen purposely tried to discredit
Brownlee on behalf of the Student
In reaction to this Cohen said:
1) It was intended as a hoax
no party knew about it.
3) I never denied to anyone
that I support Bill Trickel.
3) The purpose was for John
Grant. He knew nothing of this.
4) My primary sentiment a
week ago. the time of the viola violation,
tion, violation, was the student party.
6) I went as non-loyal party
member. I jumped later.
In reaction to this, LaFace
Revisions Face Voters' Nod
Easing the student government
gently into the trimester system
beginning next fall, is the man
purpose of student body constitu constitution
tion constitution revisions up for approval to today,
day, today, according to Secretary of
Legislative Affairs Bob Harris.
According to Harris, only one
lever will be provided on voting
machines tor the amendments. At
least 26 per cent of the student
body must vote on the amend amendments
ments amendments with two-thirds in favor of
adoption in order for the revisions
If the whole amendment section
is approved it will be effective be beginning
ginning beginning Monday.
Under the present by-laws, a
Step into the booth, pull the lever to close the
curtain, and examine the ballot. Youre on your own.
Listed on the machine in front of you will be the
names of the candidates, the offices they are running
for, and proposed constitutional revisions.
You can vote a straight party ticket by pulling one
lever or you can split your vote by pulling the in individual
dividual individual levers under the names of the candidates
you wish to select.
The offices of president and vice president are on
a joint ticket You may not split your vote and select
a presidential candidate from one party and a vice
presidential candidate from the other.
Dont forget to vote on the censtttattonal revis revisions,
ions, revisions, they are important too. You pull a yes or
no lever for toe revisions.
You dont have to vote on all of the candidates or
When you have completed this procedure, pull the
large lever and the curtain will open.
If you are a freshman .you will vote in Hume, Tol Tolbert,
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Ted Davit Fred Parker
, (Student) (United)
Summer Steering Committee runs
student government during the
The revision calls for a third
trimester Legislative Council. The
40-member body would be compos composed
ed composed of regular council members
with toe remaining ones appointed
by the student body president with
the majority consent of the sec second
ond second trimester Legislative Council.
The proposal for student body
president, vice president, and
treasurer to serve all three tri trimesters
mesters trimesters is included in the revis revisions.
A more controversial section,
said Harris, provides for the suc succession
cession succession to the vice presidency by
bert, Tolbert, Graham, Fletcher Lounge, Broward or Raw Rawlings
lings Rawlings lobbies, or Jennings.
Sophomores vote in the Hub, Ulee Porch, Tolbert
Upper division students will vote according to the
college in Which they are registered.
Agriculture students vote on the ground floor
of McCarty Hall. Architecture and Fine Arts stu students
dents students vote in the foyer of Building E. Arts and
Science majors vote at the Hub. _'
Business Administration students vote on fle~
ground floor of Matberly Hall. Education majors:
vote outside of Norman Auditorium. Engineering
students vote in the first floor of the Engineering
Forestry, Physical Education, and Journalism
Communication majors vote in the social room OiC
the Florida Union. ~~
Health Related Services, Nursing, Medicine,
Pharmacy students vote at the Medical Center.
Law students will vote? on the porch of the law
Four Pages This Edition
the Secretary of Legislative Af Affairs
fairs Affairs instead of the Secretary-**
Two new cabinet position*,
the Secretaries of International
Affairs and Married Students Af Affairs
fairs Affairs are also proposed amend amendments
ments amendments to the student body consti constitution.
The Secretary of International
Affairs, formerly a commissioner
post in student government, would
serve as a liaison agent between
international students and gov governmental
ernmental governmental bodies.
The Secretary of Married Stu Student
dent Student Affairs would be created to
coordinate married students pro programs
grams programs including safety with stu student
dent student government plans.
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WE COULD make the usual plea,
for the voters to go to the polls today
to show democracy in action. We
feel, however, students should only
vote if they believe student govern government
ment government to be worthwhile.
The current campaign has produc produced
ed produced evidence not only on candidates
and their qualifications but has also
challenged students to question the
role of student government in student
life. We have been asked to retain
student government, restore student
government and to look beyond the
campus and revise the role of stu student
dent student government.
THREE WEEKS ago we printed an
editorial which announced we would
remain neutral in the current cam campaign.
paign. campaign. On election day we feel that
we have been neutral, but today we
are voting for our choice.
Our decision will be dictated by
the same principles presented in our
campaign kick-off editorial.
Krst, we called for dynamic lead leadership
ership leadership to aid the school in adjusting
to its new trimester wardrobe. A
yes vote for constitutional revis revisions
ions revisions will aid the new president in his
WE STRONGLY favor all gaton
And so does the head of the C-S
Before you cut your next lecture,
we better clear up a point. We're talk talking
ing talking about the Florida Alligator.
We received a letter from J. Hoop Hooper
er Hooper Wise, chairman of C-3 this past
week asking that newspaper distribu distribution
tion distribution bins be removed from the vicin vicinity
ity vicinity of lecture halls.
It's not too difficult to handle the
MANAGING EDITOR'S NOTE
Wont to See a Mess? Don't Vote 'Yes'
By TOM GIBSON
With all the hub-bub of the
elections, there is* one issue
that's been overlooked.
Next September the UP starts
the trimester system. Student
Government tend all other ma major
jor major organizations on campus
are attempting to adjust their
schedules to meet the situation
THE ONLY drawback to the
Student Government change ov over
er over is the consUtutlon. Under the
present constitution we would
be inhibited in
many areas of
solution is sim simple,
ple, simple, change
the constitu constitution
tion constitution to fit tri trimester.
tion constitution calls for a
y*a from the student body.
Ths only way to get this is at
Editor-in-Chief Bill Curry
Managing Editor Tom Gibson
Business Manager Hendrik Browne
Executive Editor .. David Wot* STAFF WRITERS
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here's our choice
gators cut class!
the polls today. Regardless of
what your opinions are of Stu Student
dent Student Government, lets not let
ourselves down. If we dont get
the two-thirds vote on the con constitutional
stitutional constitutional revisions, well have
a mess on our hands next Sep September.
These constitutional revisions
are not partisan. They are for
the good of the student body.
They are merely an aid to
smooth operation. No one can
predict what the trimester will
bring. But at least these revis revisions
ions revisions will lay the ground work
for smooth operation.
DONT TAKE a chance! Got
out and vote "yes tor the
Speaking of voting, if you
dont vote, dont gripe. Cliche,
trite you say? Makes no differ difference,
ence, difference, its the truth. Last
springs record turn out was less
than half the student body. If
you didnt make your opinion
known at the poll, what right
have you to criticize our student
SECONDLY, we called for leader leadership
ship leadership geared to a Legislative appro appropriations
priations appropriations year. We called for lead leadership
ership leadership which will work not only to
gain better appropriations, but also to
fight for the university and the grow growing
ing growing needs for higher education.
We also called for a new adminis administration
tration administration which would work to resolve
the gap between the curricular and
extra curricular.... One which would
question the present academic cli climate.
Finally, we called for an improve improvement
ment improvement of the social life of the independ independent
ent independent ... we should say every student.
An an example, we advocated more
THREE WEEKS later others have
been added to the list. One source
has been from all three candidates.
Don't get us wrong. We do feel stu student
dent student politics is worthwhile. But only
if the candidates we elect will work
for a worthwhile student government.
We know whom we are voting for
after studying the candidates. We
hope he is your candidate and we
situation when students bring the pa paper
per paper to classes of 25 to 40. But in the
big lecture sections which meet in
Walker Auditorium, the presence of
the Alligator constitutes a serious dis distraction,
traction, distraction, he wrote.
WE WANT to leave the racks
where they are and at the same time
discourage Alligator competition with
*Gators, please cut class or we will
have to cut you.
Tlmridoy, March 15# 1962
If you do vote and student
government Isnt up to par, then
, you not only have the right but
the obligation to gripe.
Student Government is no dif different
ferent different from any other commun community
ity community government. They make
laws that affect YOU, they spend
YOUR money and adminis administer
ter administer student affairs. These jobs
in some way touch every stu student
dent student that graduates from this
SO IF you hear some one say,
"Why should I vote, tell him
why. Your vote in student gov government
ernment government is as important as your
vote in some future community.
If you develop VA (voter apa apathy)
thy) apathy) now, chances are it will
stick with you the rest of your
Laugh if you will, but youre
laughing with an ignorant mi minority.
nority. minority. Voting in elections is just
as American as hot dogs and
baseball. If youre in college to
learn, why learn poor habits.
Be a responsible citizen, avoid
VA and get out and vote.
OF NEGLECT 0F
DO3Y AS AN m*
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Letters to the Editor
Coed Decries 'Gooning/
Goons in Campus Elections
Until very recently I was
among the overwhelming ma majority
jority majority of students on this cam campus
pus campus who have little or no inter interest
est interest in student-run government.
This government "apparently
has no immediate effect on the
student as an individual and on
his personal or social life during
his years or months (as the
case may be) on this campus.
I, like many others, was some somewhat
what somewhat aware of what wasnt hap happening,
pening, happening, but did very little more
than think about it.
IN A DEMOCRATIC country
such as the one in which we
live, we are fortunate enough
to have not only the privilege of
voting, but the ability to find
out what and whom we are, in
reality, voting for. This power
can make or destroy the true
meaning of a democratic way
of life on this campus as well
as the United States Govern Government.
Being unaffiliated with any
sorority has made me more
acutely aware of the constant
cries and bellyaches of the in independents.
dependents. independents. One of the biggest
and loudest spoken is, "Sorori "Sororities
ties "Sororities and fraternities run every everything
thing everything anyhow, so why bother?
In the context of the question
itself lies our answer: WHY
It is the students as individual
students, not as members of
one association, or another, who
have the power on this campus.
So, because of their lazy and
uncaring attitudes, a minute
group of students at the heads
of these organizations take the
only choice left and make the
decisions for everyone. It is said
Soys Coeds Dress 'AOK f
In his letter to the editor
printed in last Fridays Alliga Alligator,
tor, Alligator, Mr. Gerry M&skimen, BAS,
made some startling comments
on the Florida coed fashion
Whether or not Mr. Mtekaanen
is in toot misogynastkc, I feel
that be has committed the logi logical
cal logical fallacy of hasty generalisa generalisation
tion generalisation in pronouncing his Judg Judgment
ment Judgment on the Florida coeds
sense of good taste in dress.
Perhaps the real eyesores on
this campus are fellows wear wearing
ing wearing bermuda shorts with socks
drooping around the eyelets of
their cordovans. But I feel that
even such unorthodox mens
dress is in ths minority; I cer certainly
tainly certainly wouldnt write a letter
to ths Alligator shout it.
But as I understand it. Gear-
that power is dangerous when in
the hands of a few. I feel that
power is even more dangerous
when it is ignored and un untouched
touched untouched by those who have the
ability to use it.
THE TWO BIGGEST political
problems in our hands are now:
(1) The students who will go
blindly into their election exer exercising
cising exercising more brain power when
selecting their lunches at the
student service center than they
will at the polls; (2) the group
of "pied pipers who, in play playing
ing playing their game of "follow the
leader, will do just that when
pulling the lever.
I witnessed a sampling of this
"pied plperism today. I do not
feel it necessary to mention my
party affiliation. I saw a mem member
ber member of the opposing party de deliberately
liberately deliberately and viciously tearing
down campaign posters which I
had put up less than an hour
before. I cornered the girl and
asked her why. She simply and
ironically stated, I'm
for the other party and were
going to win. Then I asked her
why she was voting for
party, and she echoed, "Well,
all my friends are, and besides,
I think hes adorable. Need I
During this campaign, such
actions on the part of unthink unthinking
ing unthinking and Bmall minded individu individuals
als individuals will be evidenced time and
time again. They are a result
of this apathetic attitude on the
part of the student body as a
whole, not the group directed
force which supposedly does,
and may very well run this
iy, you apparently believe
that girls that wear bermuda
aborts who dont meet your
esthetic standards ought to
please, show the good taste to
cover up what so desperately
needs to be covered; In other
words wear dresses or trench trenchcoats
coats trenchcoats (extra long) op campus.
When I combine this statement
with your fellow staff mem members
bers members observation, Girts ought
to have to be bcensend to wear
shorts, I logically conclude
.that what you really want to
say is Coeds who dont pass
the inspection of me and my
colleagues from our vantage
point in one of the departmental
offices will kindly remove
yourselves from our public
Gerry, thats a harsh dictum
on all the coeds on this cam campus
pus campus who might offend your
sensibilities to matters of wear wearing
ing wearing bermuda aborts, hair
styles or makeup.
Could you pass their inspec inspection?
. Old Maids
Lost year I nearly ran for a minor post in student gov government,
ernment, government, but when I arrived on the third floor of the
Union to sign up I was sickened by the old maid hustle hustlebustle,
bustle, hustlebustle, the girlish whispering, the wooden handshakes,
the pasted-on grins, the general stench of greed, hy hypocrisy
pocrisy hypocrisy and we 11-deserved suspicion.
We could use a new system; where student government
is no longer a prep school for high level hustling, the
issues are more vital than who wins the game of foot football-stadium
ball-stadium football-stadium musical chairs, the motivation is more
noble than favor-swopping, the campus leaders are
more than eggplants with ears, and politics is less im important
portant important than statesmanship.
Candidate John Grant has a head on his shoulders. It
may be years before we get another such chance to
start student politics on a better path. If we stick to
the old path, we deserve everything we step in.
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She's Up to 'Parr' and New Windmills
By NANCY MYKEL
Two years ago on this campus
professors were bemoaning the
fact that there was no political
awareness amongst the student
body. Big children were
studying at the UF, indulging at
playtime in their little harmless
Now, for once in trend with
the nation, UF students are
looking about them at the
worlds affairs. A recent issue of
that last year
on 863 cam campuses,
puses, campuses, the
puses, 316 new
formed 16 9
tive, conservative, 146 liber liberal.
On this caln calnpus
pus calnpus the emerg-
ing conserva conservative
tive conservative YAF (Young Americans for
Freedom) and the liberal ADA
(Americans for Democratic Ac Action)
tion) Action) contribute favorably to
these national figures.
Here at the UF, the ADA was
formed as a protest to the show showing
ing showing of the film Operation Aboli Abolition
tion Abolition in the Florida Union last
year. The YAF seems to have
formed In reaction to ADA.
Students simply know more
than they did ten years ago,
the Time article said. The
moral imperatives that lie at the
base of the complexities of sci science
ence science and politics create a sense
of involvement for everyone.
THOUGH NOT in sympathy
with their political philosophy,
I for one welcomed the forma formation
tion formation of YAF on campus, just as
I did the appearance of Douglas
Midgleys column The Right
Side. I share the opinion of
many professors that the new
political awareness is a sign, or
at least a hint, of maturity in
the student body.
Its tragic and so typical that
the administration doesnt join
in welcoming this new aware awareness.
ness. awareness. Its the old question of
rocking the boat. The educators
are for intellectual stimulation,
the administrators fearful of it.
Although the UF is following
Glad to Read
To Nancy Mykel:
Since coming to the UF laat
September I have been reading
what you write on the editorial
page of the Alligtaor. I think
your column in Tuesdays pap paper,
er, paper, in which you announced that
it would be the last one, was by
far the best thing you have writ written.
ten. written. With the possible exception
of . your column was the
most repugnant thing that I
have ever seen. I am glad that
the Alligator will no longer be
tainted by your radical left-wing
extremist opinions. The ink and
space are put to much better
use by printing Mr. Midgleys
If you are so unhappy going
to a school without any jigs in
the University College, I think
you should apply for admission
to a place like Florida Agricul Agricultural
tural Agricultural and Mechanical College
for Negroes. I am sure there
are enough Negroes there to
provide you with the desired
companionship. For your infor information
mation information I do not like niggers and
do not want them going to the
same schools as people go to.
Most of the people who live in
my section of Hume do not like
them either. I would rather that
the Chinese stayed in China and
the rest of the yellow and brown
Asians stayed in Asia.
You can add to your ltet of
discriminators my name.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Although
the author es the shove letter
appeared proud of his convictions
we withheld his uamo because the
letter was addresssd to the col columnist.
umnist. columnist. Mrs. Myksl received
numerous letters from students
and faculty asking bar to como
back to tbs papsr, but it was this
latter that mode her return.)
this national trend, there in one
peculiar situation here that
makes us, nationally, rather un*
que. It is our geographical lo location.
CONSERVATISM and liberal
ism are traditional viewpoints,
coexisting in many degrees. In
our particular town, county and
state, however, we see the spec spectrum
trum spectrum from a point to the right
of center, which makes the ex extreme
treme extreme conservative only moder moderate
ate moderate conservative, and the moder moderate
ate moderate liberal an extremist.
In the last issue of the Alliga Alligator
tor Alligator William Haddad. 2UC, did an
admirable job of pointing out the
logical fallacies in Douglas
Midgleys anti-ADA column. I
need say no more about that
What needs saying, however,
is that ADA is not generally
considered an ultra-liberal group
nationally. ADAers have been
called leftists by the GOP
unit, and Imperialists by the
ADA is labeled ultra-liberal
here in the south mainly be because
cause because of its efforts in the area
of human relations. Certain
Southern conservatives pride
themselves in being a special
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THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GOLDBR
The academic world, as we afl know, i loaded with cfignity sod
ethics, with lofty means and exalted ends, with trath and beauty.
In such a world a heinous thing like faculty raidingcollegesen raidingcollegesentwing
twing raidingcollegesentwing teachers away from other collegesis not even thinkable.
However, if Ihe dean of one college happenspurely by
bance, mind youto ran into a professor from another college,
and the professor happens to remarkjust in passing, mind you
that he is discontented with his present position, why, whatis
wrong with the dean making the professor an offer? Like the
other afternoon, for instance, Dean Sigafoos of Chaosmaas
Polytech, finding himself in need of a refreshing sup of oolong*
dropped in quite by chance at the Discontented Pxofeesoni
Exchange where he discovered Professor Btnnevos from thn
English Department of Kroveny A and M sitting over a pot of
lapeang sooehong and shrieking I Hate Kroveny A and Ml!
Barely there was nothing improper in the dean saying to (be
professor, Leander, perhaps youd Eke to eoroe over to us. I
think youll find our shop A-OK.
(it should be noted here that aH Engtish paofesaoaaare named
Leander, just as afl psychics professors are named Fred. Afl
sociology professors are, of course, named Myron, all wtesinajiy
medicine proferaosaaw named Rover, and all German profassoai
are named Hansel and Gretel. Afl deans, are, of coarse, named
But I digress. T sender, the professor, has just been ofheurfra
job by Attala, Ihe dean, and he replies, Thank you, but I
dont think so.
And I dont Warns you, says Attala, stoutly. I under understand
stand understand Kroveny has a fine kttie library.*
Well, its not too bad, says Leander. IBe have 28 volumes
m afl, including a mint copy of Nancy Drew Qwi DetecHee
Very impressive, says Attila. Us now, we have 36 million
volumes, including all of Shakespeare's find folios and the Dead
Golly whiskers, says Inandsr.
But of course, says Attila, you dont want to leave
Kroveny where, I am told, working conditions are tick My-boo.
Oh, theyre not too bad, says Leander. I teach 18 houre
of English, 11 houre of optometry, 6 hours of forestry, eoaeh the
fencing team, and walk Proxys cat twice a day.
A full, rich life, aays Attila. At our school youM be some somewhat
what somewhat less active. Youd teach one class a week, limited to feur A
students. As to salary, youd start at $30,000 a yree, with
retiremant at Ml pay upon reaching ags 20.
'I flnyXaf-lua 3 dtf} '^
-Sir* wye Leander, your offer is most fair but yon muM
eoderstand that I owe a certain loyalty to Kroveoy.
I not only understand, I applaud, says Attiia. But before
you make a final derision, let me tell you one thing mom. We
supply Marlboro cigarettes to our faeoHyaff you want at ail
Gloryoaky Tories Leander, bounding to his feet. You mens
Marlboro, the filter eigarette with the unfiltered taste
Marlboro, the cigarette with better makins Marlboro that
to you in peek or bo*-Marlboro that gives you such a
lot to like?
Yep, says Attiia, thats the Marlboro I mean. 1
"I am yours, cries Leander, wringing the Dean* hand.
Where do I sign?
At the quarry, replies Attala. Frankly, we dont torn*
ptpr contracts any more. We ehisel them in marble.*?
flSuwomffera ewt to atone, woodcutter* ewt to wood,
wmmttrteeee embroider m doilie*:jto u Â§et e lot to Wke
brand of stiperpatriot, all for
THE LOGIC behind equating
Americanism with disobedi disobedience
ence disobedience of federal law escapes me.
A better, more correct name
might be Regional Isolation Isolationism.
President Kennedy sent greet greetings
ings greetings to the Roosevelt Day Din Dinner
ner Dinner last February, saying:
In many periods of our his history
tory history liberals have brought to
bear on political problems spec special
ial special gifts of insight and imagina imagination.
tion. imagination. It is as a broker of ideas
that the ADA has gained re respect
spect respect and influence.
He continued, This is a
time for liberals to renew their
faith in the future of democracy
and to withstand those who are
so blinded by their own suspic suspicions
ions suspicions that they cannot recognizo
the one (inalienable truth of our
time: That man is in charge of
his own destiny and that the tide
of history is on the side of lib liberty
erty liberty and freedom.
(I appreciated the kind let letters
ters letters sent me, but must admit
that it was the negative one re reproduced
produced reproduced on this page that fin finally
ally finally made me decide to keep
The Candidates Speak
' MUP MUP**#
TO ALL my colleagues who
have helped on this campaign, a
very hearty thanks. It has been
rugged working with a SSO dollar
budget as compared to about
$3,000 for the other parties. lit has
been miraculous that voluntary
help could put out so much work
as compared to the forced frater fraternity
nity fraternity labor of the parties. It has
been discouraging to see those
hand-made signs torn down or
covered by opposition signs.
The great debacle is about over
now and you will go to the polls
today to cast what may be the
deciding vote. Your vote can eas easily
ily easily put me in office. The independ independent
ent independent vote will decide this election.
May I review my position to help
you decide the issue?
I have tried to do something
new for the student body, some-
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before at UF. I have to present
the REAL Issues, not the SAFES,
local issues Which drone on an annually.
When before has a presidential
candidate promised to stand firm
against such FARCES as the
John's Committee investigations?
When has such a candidate
openly opposed the administra administration
tion administration against unqualified censor censorship
ship censorship and promised a stand for
the students and faculty against
these injustices in the future?
When has such a candidate dar dared
ed dared to face the problem of integra integration
tion integration positively and honestly rather
than dodging it?
When has such a candidate been
willing to instigate a national
and mtarnational cultural ex exchange
change exchange or been concerned at all
with the national and internation international
al international image of UF?
The answer is NEVER BE BEFORE!
FORE! BEFORE! If you are sick of petty
Pities and provincialism, use
your vote today to end it. I will
thank yon by doing what you ex expect
pect expect of a president representing
the student body, not preening for
a future in Florida politics.
W % m
During the past few weeks I
have met many people and made
many friends some of which
are even in the other party. Al Although
though Although this friendship has been
made over a short period of lime,
I am sure that la most cases it
will last for a lifetime.
Then there are other people
'Letters, We Get Letters'
Sings WRUF Announcer
One of Howard Kelleys listen listeners
ers listeners is a contented cow,
Kelley, a WRUF student an announcer,
nouncer, announcer, goes on the radio at 5:30
a.m. weekdays with Dawn Pa Patrol.
For convenience sake, Kelley
and hi s roommate, Charley Nor Northrip,
thrip, Northrip, who signs off at 12:00 with
Midnight Traveler, live in the
WRUF provides a guard room
where the two announcers live.
After the station goes off the air,
all incoming calls are transferred
to this room.
We find it nothing to be awak awakened
ened awakened at 2 a.m. by a tearful wo woman
man woman who has lost her boxer
puppy, Kelley said.
According to Kelley, people call
at all hour s to ask the tempera temperature,
ture, temperature, time, the results of obscure
high school games and to report
We get everything, he said,
but one of the most puzsiing re requests
quests requests was by a woman who
wanted to know the barometric
temperature. As far as I know
there is no such thing.
Among Kelley's early morning
listeners is a cow, a chicken,
and a Persian cat.
Many letters have been receiv received
ed received from a lady who is equip equipped
that I have met only in groups
or only very briefly a* an indi individual.
vidual. individual. This group has handed out
poop and actively campaigned
in the dorms. My thanks to all
Then there is the donn resident
that has permitted me to inter interrupt
rupt interrupt hfas studies to talk a/bout the
problems of student government.
This is the only way we could
get our message to the individual
and we appreciate their tolerance
and patience during these weeks
All in aH it has been a great
experience. Thanks to ail that had
a part in it.
VOTE UNITED . Restore
ped equipped with two clock radios one
near her bed and the other in the
bam with her cow and one chick chicken.
en. chicken. The clock radio wakes her,
and at 6 a.m. she goes to the
bam to milk the cow Who has
also been awakened by her clock
radio. The lady claims the cow
gives better milk because she is
contented from listening to the
music on Kelley's show.
Kelley also get# letters from a
cat, who is an ardent listener
of Dawn Patrol, sits on the
radio while it is on.
I expect the reason the cat
sits on the radio is because it is
the only warm place, Kelley
Before the sun comes up, radio
signals travel a great distance due
to bouncing back and forth be between
tween between the earth and the ionos ionosphere.
phere. ionosphere. Consequently Kelley has
Receives Most E's
By TOVA LEVINE
Gator Staff Writer
The College 3 of. Architecture
and Fine Arts, Education and En Engineering
gineering Engineering have given the highest
percentage of As in the past six
years, according to information
released by Dean of Academic Af Affairs
fairs Affairs Robert Mautz.
On the other end of the grade
point ladder, according to Mautz,
is University College with the
highest number of Es.
Highest percentage of Bs were
given to students in the Colleges
of Education and Physical Educa Education,
tion, Education, while the Colleges of Law,
Pharmacy and Journalism and
Communications show the geatest
number of C's.
Award winners in the D cate category
gory category were the department of re required
quired required physical education and the
College of Law.
Mautz algo reported the Colleges
of Pharmacy and Arts and
Sciences and University Col College
lege College showed the most dropouts.
According to Mautz, the per percentage
centage percentage of As and Bs given to
students has risen during the
six-year period, while the percent percentage
age percentage of Cs, Ds and Es has gone
Dropout percentage in Univer University
sity University College, however, has gone
up almost four per cent.
Mautz also said the undergradu undergraduate
ate undergraduate division of the UF has shown
little fluctuation in grade per percentages
centages percentages over the six-year period.
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| with poop .sheets of all kinds.
| Rumors have* flown fast and fu fu|
| fu| riously. Poop sheets refuting poop,
sheets and truth refuting rum rumors
ors rumors have clouded the issue. Have
you in clear conscience attempt attempted
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ARE YOU PROUD OF YOUR
CHOICE? The president of the
student body represents you here
at the university, in the state,
and among other universities. Will
you be proud to say I helped
ARE YOU VOTING FOR PAR PARTY
TY PARTY NAME OR CANDIDATE?
Campus political parties are not
stable! Frequently candidates
will change parties, parties will
received letters from all parts of
the United States.
One lady listened for two and
one-half weeks straight in Sas Saskatchewan,
katchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada until the sig signal
nal signal faded.
Because Kelley goes to work be before
fore before dawn, he often wears a
bathrobe and an old pair of tat tattered
tered tattered slippers.
David Kirchner, who follows
Dawn Patrol with Clock Wat Watcher
cher Watcher started a campaign to buy
Kelley new slippers. So far lis listeners
teners listeners have sent in $.31 with a
promise of more.
One time Kelley asked hi 8 lis listeners
teners listeners over the air what they were
doing up so early.
Among> his replies was one
from a woman who said, When
you asked the question, I was cut cutting
ting cutting the toenails of my chihua chihuahua.
I About 14 per cent receive As,
28 per cent get Bs, 87 per cent
receive Cs, 13 per cent get Dsi
and five per cent Es.
LUCKY lUFFERS -ay,
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R DAD. When Dad comes to visit, help him bridge the
e this: These old ivy-covered buildings never change,
lose girls the cats meow? Dad, do you remember how
taste? Then inform your Dad that college students stilj
in any other regular. He will realize that times havent
n such good, youthful spirits that hell buy you a carton.
CHANGE TO LUCKIES and gef some faste for a change!
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change names, and organized
groups will change parties. The
individuals record and integrity,
NOT the party name, determines
who is qualified to fulfill the du duties
ties duties at president.
ARE YOU VOTING SELFISH SELFISHLY?
LY? SELFISHLY? it is well known that fra fraternities
ternities fraternities and sororities indoctri indoctrinate
nate indoctrinate their members to vote for
the candidate choice of their par.
t/. Promises of appointed posi positions,
tions, positions, recognition on campus, and
power are all part of the Par Party
ty Party Pledge. Is this freedom to
vote as (me chooses? I hope that
you as individuals will be strong
enough to vote your own personal
convictions and not be swayed by
a promise of power.
When I leave the Honor Court
there will be no backlog of un untried
tried untried cases for the incoming
chancellor nor wiH there be a dis disorganization
organization disorganization of records as was
left for me by a United Chancel Chancellor.
lor. Chancellor. This past year many im improvements
provements improvements were made which
were long overdue. I am leaving
the Honor Count in better shape
than I found it.
If elected I plan to use my ex experience
perience experience to do the same with
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AN OPEN LETTER ~
STUDENT BODY 1
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce
myself and to solicit your support of student publica publications
tions publications and my candidacy for reelection to the Board of
lam dedicated to work for: 1) The continued pub publication
lication publication of the ORANGE PEEL and SCOPE. 2) Tri Triweekly
weekly Triweekly publication of THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR.
3) Responsible eidtoriol freedom and sound fiscal
management. 4) Expanded student representation on
the Bd. of Student Publications. 5) State approval
of typesetting equipment for a publications laboratory.
I believe that my previous experience of five years
working with student publications and my participa participation
tion participation on the board for the last two years qualifies
me to continue serving you. I om an unaffiliated
candidate, but I have the endorsement of both politi political
cal political parties, Mr. John Grant and Mr. Bruce Bullock. I
hope that you will exercise this privilege and vote
for me ana two other candidates.
Board of Student Publications
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