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Easter like Christmas comes once a year.
And, like Christmas, this Holiday has its own
Santa Claus. The Easter Bunny is to April
what St. Hick is to December. Is there an
Easter Bunny? If there is (and no one has
axiomatically proven whether there is or
isn't), how can he be reached? Or ...

NE hand surrounded the phone, the
other hastily dialed zero.
Operator? I timidly asked. This is the
operator, isnt it? I again questioned.
Yes, reaffirmed the voice. May I help
you?
Well, you see, I began, I have a
problem.
You see, I reviewed, I want you to help
me get in touch with, eh, someone.
What is the party's name? I was asked. \
Uh it isn't exactly a party. But I like
parties, dont you?\
Again, a wordless pause, this time accom accompanied
panied accompanied by a giggle. I guess operators dont like
parties, I thought, jf -
What is the party's name, please? echoed
the voiee from within.
Bunny/ I replied, i.
Bunny?-1 was asked. \
Yes, operator// I confirmed, my voice a bit
uncertain. t .. \ \ | j
And the party $ first name, sir?Thq oper operator
ator operator politely asked possessing both
amazement and confusion. T.) ** ItJ
Oh, Im sorry, T said apologetically.
Easter. Easter Bunny/* |§|||
Easter Bunny? she asked. I did hear y&u/
say Easter Bunny, did I not? \
That's right, I affirmed. I'd like to tospeak
speak tospeak to the Easter Bunny.
But there is no such thing as an Easter
Bunny, the once-composed, now-disturbed
voice intormed me. I mean there is no listing
of an Easter Bunny in the phone book.
But information told me to dial operator,
operator, I informed her. I don't want you

THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR
MAGAZINE SECTION
University of Florida April, 1902
This special Alligator supplement was written and produced as
class assignments by students in the School of Journalism and
Communications. The Alligator Is especially grateful for the
services of Journalism Professor Hugh Cunningham and Executive
Secretary of the Board of Student Publications K. B. Meuriott. Staff
members for this issue include Bill Adams, Clif Cormier, Bill Curry,
Carolyn Dart, Stan Jackson, Lucienne Pirenian, Sara Todd and
Frank Westmark.

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By Stan Jackson
to connect me With the Easter Bunny. Youre
probably too busy to do that. All I want is the.
phone number. 11l spell it for vou again
That's Bunny, B-U-N-. -.- A
T know how to spell, injected a, disturbed
voice. But . Well, how old arc )6q?
Why should that matter? I asked/ still
concealing any feelings of laughter, which
were desperately escape my Vontrnl
and blow? bit. Anybody can afck the
operator a. question, cant they? \\
v,3 Certainly,/ she replied/' But there is kto
Easter Bunny?. Thats just a charaij;er p.f she
imagination make believe*; > fantasy/ oa.
knmv' |vhat I mean,? m? jjj
1 \he Easier Bmmy/rkesnt exist, f mcM it
but i£s Just a symbol "representing
the spirit ofEast&r. All of the bunnies of the
world are Easter bantues- and yet none of
them are Easter Bunny. Do "you
understand? Jfo- Bite well, its like Santa
Claus. Just as Santa Claus isnt real; tha
/Santa Claus nott/red I I f J impolitely /
interrupted, this .rime in a lower, "somewhat
rasp, almost tearful |
. ; I take back//- tbe operatbr quickly |
remarked,
wondering* why people Eke Yne^are- bom.
Santa Claus does/exist/ Sq.does the Easter
Bunny; Took I both know* that
Cod existsJ\dont\ve?
ddn't wint HIS phone number, I re-
want is
Yes, I know/* she anticipated. All you
want is the Easter Bunnys phone number.
Uh-huh, I answered.

... is the Easter Bunny the figment of a child's
world, the product of an infantile dream --
not real {it: alive? Does
the Easter Bunny exist? Here's one way of
finding out about the real and imaginary
qualities of this rabbit. Like me, just pick up
your phone and dial...

About the Cover
The Campus Beautiful is beautiful for many things, not the least
of which is the UF intramural One of the highlights of
that program each year is the spring wafer show. Our cover today
shows some of its participants, members of the Swim Fins and
the Aqua Gators, who join us in telling you, its that time of
year again. Come on in, the waters fine. Oh, yes, the show's
called Wonderland by Night"*and its to be April 27-28.

Please, listen to me for a minute, she
pleaded. God created all of us all of the
people of the world, all of the animals of the
world even the world itself.
He created sadness, happiness, work, pleas
ure, health, sickness, little girls, little bovs.
And bunnies, too? I wondcringlv asked.
Yes, the operator remarked, ami bunnies,
tool
Certain davs are set aside to acknowledge
eertain events. Christmas is one such day.
Easfcpr is another. And for Easter the bunny
is symbolic of all of the wonderful and beauti beautiful
ful beautiful things, we have to be thankful for.
fFox years and years oh, hundreds and
hundreds of years the people of the world
have hcen celebrating this occasion.
,: fYou mean the Easter Bunnv is that old?
I asked in total amazement.
t ent}y thinking she was well on her way out of
my troubled inquiries. So you sec, the Easter
Bunny-rr- real, but not alive is much too
.old and ihuch too busy to speak to anyone.
knows that youre asking for Hun
"and it f s thoughts like yours that preserve
the tradition of Easter.
not having known as much as I thought I
did ashamed also of having tried to instill
farce into an event of wonderful joy.
Even if the operator could not give me the
number of the Easter Bunny, she did give me
the insight and appreciation of Easter that
I had lacked and needed. She gave me a
genuine belief in the reality if not the life
of all of the millions of Easter bunnks
throughout the world.



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by BILL ADAMS
II anvonc is iamiliar with the sound of
music on the Florida campus, its Guy Cole.
Mr. Cole isnt a music instructor and lie
isnt a music major. He isnt even a student.
Hes the custodian in Building f, home of
the Department of Music.
Most any time of the week 1 can listen to
about anv kind of music I want to. I just g
into another room to sweep and dust.
And he has quite a choice. He can listen
to a great variety of musical groups from the
University Symphony Orchestra to the jaz/ ot
the Gator Variety Band.
I guess mv favorite, said Cole, is the
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C oncert Band. They pla\ different kinds of
music, such as marches and familiar songs
Ive heard for a long time.
A fid right he is, for according to Conrad
Bauschka, director of the Concert Band, a
IT music library with over 6,000 choices
offers quite a variety of music. The library is
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the school In Col. Harold Bachman, director
emeritus of the University of Florida bands.
Another member .of the Gator band family
which is well known b\ all freshman and
sophomore male students is the Military* Band.
It is composed of basic Army and Air Force
ROTC cadets. Those selected for this group
meet with the band instead of their basic
military drill sections. They receive musical

training as well as drill appropriate for
military bandsmen.
Another group is the Symphonic Band.
Repertoire lor this renowned musical organ organization
ization organization is selected from the finest literature
available for band. They play several concerts
a semester on campus and tour the state
during the break between semesters.
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This particular musical group, which is
formed each Spring semester, plays music of
a lighter character to outdoor audiences in the
Plaza of the Americas at twilight concerts.
It is composed primarily of members of the
Gator Marching Band which is broken up
into several groups when the football season
is over.
There isnt much use for a marching hand
when the last football game is over, said Lee
Barnhardt, who plays baritone in both the
Marching Band and the Concert Band, so
each spring semester I have to decide which
other band I want to be in.
I enjoy being in the Concert Band, but
nothing can beat the experiences you have in
the Marching Band. We travel quite a bit
both in and out of the state and a Gator Band
trip is usually quite a blast.
Ambassadors of UF
Richard Bowles, director of the Gator
Marching Band said that even though the
main function of the band is to perform at
half-time, it has also appeared on nationwide
television, in the Governors Inaugural Parade,
and the Gasparilla Festival in Tampa.
It is truly an ambassador of the Univer University,
sity, University, added Bowles.
The jazziest of-the Gator Band groups is
the Variety Band, which specializes in the
peculiar sound known to disc jockeys as the
big band sound. Membership for this group
is by audition, as in the other bands, but is
especially selective.
Smaller combos within the Variety Band
give maximum opportunity for improvision in
jazz, blues, Dixieland, and other areas.
But all the sounds of music in Building
R dont come from instruments.
There is 'an equal variety of vocal groups,
including the University Choir, the Choral
Union, the Mens Glee Club, and the Singing
Sweethearts.
According to El wood J. Keister, director of
the Choir, Vocally qualified students have
a chance in this organization to receive
specialized study and opportunities for per performance.
formance. performance.
The Choir has performed many major
works including the Requiems of* Berlioz
and Brahms, Elijah by Mendelssohn, the
Messiah, by Handel, Verdis Requiem.
This semester it will present Haydns The
Creation.
This should be quite a performance, said
Keister. We will have special guest soloists
from New York and w*e will be accompanied
by the University Symphony Orchestra.
Choir Capers
John Day, one of the solo tenors with the
group, said that even though the members try
to maintain a certain level of dignity in their
performances, things are always happening
tliat spice things up a bit.
Day recalls that while the group was on
tour in New York, the group faced a minor
disaster.
We were right in the middle of one of
our best numbers when the male soloist forgot

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forms a man with a horn to play Blow, Gab-
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Men of the Glee Club pack the busses for a
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One of the girls rushed ihtolicr dressing
room after the first song and put on her
tiger outfit and rushed onto the stage for
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the formal number.
After seeing her mistake, she ran from the
stage and while trying to change, she ripped
out of her outfit. She ended up singing her
solo from the wings.
Dr. Del Sterrett, director of the Sweethearts,
added that while the girls get a lot of valu valuable
able valuable experience in the group, they mainly
enjoy themselves. And their audiences, wheth whether
er whether in Nassau or Panama, enjoy the Sweet Sweethearts.
hearts. Sweethearts. They do a tremendous amount of
public relations'work for the University.
The male counterpart of the Sweethearts
is the Mens Glee Club, directed by Guy I>.
Webb. This group too has toured extensively
in the Southeast, Cuba, and Washington, D.C.
It is composed of talented men from all
major schools of study at the University.
Yes, Mr. Cole, the custodian, does have
quite a choice of music, but the surprising
fact is that onlv a verv few of the members
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of the various musical groups are music
majors.
The University does not have a College of
Music. The Department of Music is a branch
of the College of Fine Arts.
Alusic for Ail
Col. llachman said There is room in our
music program for ever) thing, though.
In 1948, when I first came here, he said,
the music staff had only three members to
meet the needs of 10,000 students. President
J. Ilillis Miller believed that even though the
students were not here to study music, they
should have the opportunitv to participate in
musical activities.
Under Millers program, the staff increased
in one semester from three to fifteen.
lie realized that besides quantity, we need needed
ed needed quality, for a university level experience.
Wc needed a core of people who were study studying
ing studying music to serve as a nucleus. That required
a program that offered some sort of music
degree.
We will never have a college of music
here. When F.S.U. and the University were
made coeducational, they tried to divide things
tip equally, with an attempt to leave the more
established programs where they w ere.
We kept our engineering school and
F.S.U. kept their College of Music.
We can best justify our program by saying
that we should not compare our needs to those
of another university, but to satisfy the needs
of our own students.
Bachman continued, In presenting its
public concerts and recitals, the Department
of Music has two objectives: first, to bring to
the hundreds of participants a wide variety
of significant musical experiences; second, to
offer worthy cultural experiences to the
Students, the faculty, the members of the
community, and, to a considerable degree,
the people of the State of Florida.
The director concluded,we have a sound
of music* on the campus of which all these
interests can be justly proud.

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ABOVE T ff E KNEE,

Who said there was no high fashion
at the University of Florida? Skirts have
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jumped an inch aboxe the female knee and
the male waistline has gone continental and
moved lip almost half an inch.
Spring has ushered in some of the boldest
colors and designs in fashions in main a war.
(.iris are more comfortable and bo\s are
happier. ( I hex should be since hemlines are
at an alltime high.)
King Casual still reigns in the fashion
world, (.iris on campus look more like Pcru Pcru\
\ Pcru\ ian or Incan natives than Florida coeds.
Madras, hopsack, denim, and burlap dominate
the casual xxeaxes. Dresses anti shirts made
of these airx materials are collarless and more
tailored than ever.
Kilts and culottes (walking shorts that look
like skirts) liaxe gixen skirts nexx hori/ons.
( And x\ ill continue to horrifx the librarians
Its a good thing tliex check books and not
fraternitx parties, for here the short skirts gixe
wax to the Grecnxvich pantinos. long, xerx
slim and xerx tapered, pants make dancing
harder and twisting easier. Actual I x the slim
jims or toreadors, as some girls call them, do
more for the figure than the unflattering
xx alking shorts or burmudas.
I YCKI! IMI L I \C I S SKI IMS
Sororitx rush, tea, and church xxcar have
taken the Jackie Kcnnedv shape, xxitli a dress
that is demurelv gored, (slightlx full) instead
of frankly straight. \axx blue, aqua, beige,
and rose are making color nexxs. \exx combin combinations
ations combinations of these colors, such as hr igi't rose and
pink, or aqua and naxx, are uniijue.
In spking shoes, the pointed toe is dex el eloping
oping eloping into the square toe. Probably next season
the square toe xx ill melt into the rounded toe,
and if one xxiiits long enough the rounded
toe xx ill be arroxx-headed, and we ll be right
hack where we started.
Frolics, Military Ball, and fraternity spring
dances are still formal or semi-formal. Cock Cocktail
tail Cocktail and formal wear have not gone through
any radical changes. The only exception would
be the occasional floor-length sheath, which
wouldnt pha/e flamingoes, but does impair
female walking skills.
.MIA GO CONTINENTAL
Now to the male, who lias been laughing
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at womens' fashions ever since the fig leaf
days. The male animal is a conservative breed.
Changes in mens clothing have been compar comparatively
atively comparatively gradual. Probably the greatest change
has been in trousers and suits. The new
continental trousers features a sewn-in belt,
which is part of the pants. There are no cuffs
at the ankles. Over a period of time, coat lapels
have gotten narrower. This season they are
smaller yet. Ties have also diminished in
width. The tie in good taste today is neither
too wide, nor docs it near spaghetti dimen-



Clothes Are...

sions. I lie madras sport jacket ol 1961 has
yielded to the island Batik coat in 1962. Batik
is a muted, but colorful print, unlike the plaid
pattern of madras.
Oxford, madras, and pima cottons, are still
male favorites for sport shirts and burmudas.
But the button-down oxford shirt and madras
burmudas are still not a true picture ol the
Florida man; the casual Florida freshman and
sophomore is happiest wjicn he is wearing a
sweat shirt, lacted burmudas, and shower
shoes.
Formal attire for the Florida man is rarer
than a formal occasion lor the Florida man,
for he often doesnt rise to the situation. \\ hen
he does, the white dinner jacket (now conti continental
nental continental too) and black trousers are still in
vogue. Cummerbunds ol bright madras or
Batik are often seen probably the male

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effort to detract from the formalin of the
cvent ARMY GREEN FADES
Spring suits are lightweight, vet dark and
neutral in color this vear. The continental
lines will shape the jacket more than the
trousers. Grey and deep beige have been the
most popular colors this season. Ihe arniv
green which swept male wardrobes in 61 w ill
not be a^revalent.
So we leave the Florida man; wearing either
last seasons suit or this seasons. It's harder
to tell in his case. Not so with the girls.
Ch anges come with the w ind and go with the
money. If female fashions get am higher
theyll have to start all over.
Os all the seasons changes, the hardest to
picture will be the Florida coed in her new
Cleopatra make-up, and popular denim garb
w ith sneakers.

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Seymour Block
"He was older than
the days he had
seen the breaths
he had drawn. He
linked the past with
the present, and
the eternity behind
him throbbed
through him in a
mighty rhythm to
which he swayed as
the tides and seasons
swayed."
Call of the Wjld

... OF Books And

by Sara Todd
The written word is a powerful thing. It
touches the lives of men, fires them with a
moment s vision, and etches their beliefs in a
timeless pattern.
On a college campus a books influence on
the men who teach is often transmitted to the
students. Seven UF professors selected at
random revealed recently that their enthusi enthusiasm
asm enthusiasm for favorite works carried over into their
dailv activities.


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'Cannery 'Row in
Monterey in Cali California
fornia California is a poem, a
stink, a grating
noise, a quality of
light, a tone, a
habit, a nostalgia, a
dream. Cannery Row
is the gathered and
the scattered .
the main stem of a
careless, lusty, care carefree
free carefree world, thats
Cannery Row.
Cannery Row

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saw that the living
too are dead and
that we can only be
said to be alive in
those moments when
our hearts are* con conscious
scious conscious of our treas treasure;
ure; treasure; for our hearts _/
are not strong
enough to love
every moment.
Woman of Andros

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"To what extent, if
any, does man pos possess
sess possess the power to
determine his des destiny?
tiny? destiny? Can he will willfully
fully willfully create a stable
relationship between
himself aval his en environment?
vironment? environment? Or are
his needs and his
relationship to the
world about him
such that he is being
swept inexorably
toward his end?
Challenge of Mans
Future

/VI though his professional interests arc
technical, Dr! Seymour Block, associate
professor in engineering research, emphasized
that his personal interest is people and his
favorite hooks biographies.
People arc interesting because theyre
inconsistent, Dr. Block said. "If you want to
succeed, each success story can tell you some someth
th someth mg.
The Diaries of Theodore Ilerzl, founder
of Zionism, came to Dr. Blocks attention
because his father was a Zionist. As the lead leading
ing leading literary columnist of the V ienna New

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"In the beginning
God created the
heaven and the
earth. And the earth
was without form
and void; and dark darkness
ness darkness Was upon the
face of the deep.
And the spirit of
God moved upon
the face of the
waters. And God
said, let there be
light; and there was
light."
Xhe Holy Bible

It is with books as with men: a very small
number play a great part.
Voltaire

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. The important
question is .
whether societies of
men are really cap capable
able capable or not of
establishing good
government from
reflection and choice
or whether they arc
forever destined to
depend for their po political
litical political constitutions
on accident an d
force.
Federalist Papers

Free Press in 1895, Her/1 became involved
in the Dreyfus ease and personally took it on
himself to secure the Jews return to Israel.
Block said the book impressed him because
he could place himself in the character of the
sensitive man who died thinking he was a
failure.
He named the stories of Ben Franklin and
Jacob Reis among other favorite biographies.
Admiration for the ambition of Jack I ondon
led Dr. Block to .study the man and read his
works.
"London was a man of opposites, torn

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Harry Sislcr
"So the secret pur purpose
pose purpose of a noble life
draws into itself the
memories of past joy
and past sorrow.
All that has helped
it, all that has
hindered it, is trans transferred
ferred transferred by a subtle
magic into its very
essence. It becomes
more luminous and
precious the longer
it is carried dose to
the warmth of the
beating heart.
The Blue Flou'ti'



between a desire for wealth and a desire for
quality in bis writing, Dr. Block described
him.
' His Cull of the Wild is a work of perfec perfection/
tion/ perfection/ lie concluded.
Readings In Field
Dr. F. R. Bartley, political science profes professpr,
spr, professpr, chooses readings in his particular field
as having the most influence on his way of
thinking.
He rates the Federalist Papers at the head
of his list, describing them as the most
significant single commentary on American
government.
A series of colonial newspaper editorials by
Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James
Madison, the Papers secured the much needed
support of New York in accepting the Consti Constitution.
tution. Constitution.
The perceptive, imaginative, quality of the
Papers coupled with a beautifully-written
style dealt an impact still felt in reading them
todav, said Dr. Bartley.
No political scientist is considered educated
without them, he continued. Their depth of
.thought and broad approach to problems aris aris
aris ing from the Constitution render them
ageless.
Dr. Bartley specified Federalist Paper No.
10 as a knowledge of human nature. The
paper recognizes that groups and factions in
a democratic society are controlled by inter interaction
action interaction of these groups. Society then, as now,
did not recognize this, he pointed out.
He summarized the scries as an excellent
study of history, government, sociology,
psychology, and law.
Inspires own Text
Principles of Chemistry by Joel Hildebrand
takes priority among the books which have
influenced the teaching of Dr. Harry H. Sislcr,
professor and head of the chemistry depart department.
ment. department.
Hildebrand's forward looking attitude to toward
ward toward students and science and the modern,
I' . i
]M_en
instructional material he presents have had a
great deal to do with ray w citing niv own
texts, Dr. Sislcr said.
This and the other books bearing on Sislers
research and teaching were all published
around 1940 as he was completing graduate
school.
Other than professional books", The Case
for Christianity by C. S. Lewis and Henry Van
Dykes The Blue Flower have inspired Dr.
Sislcr in religion and philosophy.
Lew is book is a well-reasoned and scholarly
| argument for Orthodox Christianity which
was not discovered by the author until his
later life, Dr. Sislcr explained.^
This book did not mold my religion l

have always been a Christian hut it helped
to crystallize my beliefs, he said.
A$ a young child, Dr. Sislcr said he favored
The Blue Flower He described it as a collec collection
tion collection of short stories with philosophical
implications, including The Source and
The Other Wise Man.
Source for elision
Dr. D. 1.. Scudder, professor and head of
the religion department, holds The Bible as
the book which has most affected his wav of
thinking.
Introduced to The Bible as a child by his
grandparents nightly devotions, Dr. Scudder
pursued the study of religious philosophy in
college. One year at the American University
at Beirut, Lcbonon, acquainted him with the
Biblical countries, and 27 years of teaching
Bible courses further strengthened bis
knowledge.
I can almost say I know the history of the
Jews better than that of the United States,
and Abraham and Moses better than Jeffer Jefferson,
son, Jefferson, he said.
Dr. Scudder outlined two ways to read the
Bible as a scholarly analysis to determine
facts, and as a devotional guide.
Interpreting. the Bible is a means of
reaching salvation, according to Dr. Scudder.
He said the Protestant seeks his own* salva salvation
tion salvation through personal Bible readings. For the
Catholic, authoritative interpretation is in the
hands of the clergy.
But for both groups the important thing
is gaining truth, he said.
Although he feels closest to the Bible, Dr.
Scudder named four authors lie believes have
transformed the world in thought and study
Darwin, Freud, Marx and Einstein.
Reid Poole, associate professor and head of
the music department, also regards The Bible
as the book with the single greatest influence
In his life.
It was served up to me by my brother and
so many others from early childhood through
early youth/ he said. My shelves still contain
five editions, or versions.
A\usic in Words
On this side of that book, lie continued,
the most important works to me have been
the scores, and of course the sounding music,
of the symphonies of Beethoven, Brahms,
Mozart and many others. The gratification of
understanding music can be in listening
alone, but the books, the scores, the notes
themselves, reveal details and basis for a
deeper and more gratifying understanding.
Mr.' Poole said books of influence can be
related to each period of a person's life and
their inspiration flicker or flame up again
with maturity.
He recalled that in his youth he was
smitten by the poems of Edna St. Vincent
Millay and Robinson Jeffers, but now on
Opening those volumes, the passionate
response of youth isnt there anymore.
Thornton Wilders W oman of Andros is
the most beautiful single short work I have
ever read, said Mr. Poole, or maybe its
just the writing that seems so beautiful from

that opening paragraph on through the book."
Mr. Poole also listed the works of James
Joyce and dozens of others which have made
an impression on the youth and the man.
Readabilitj Impresses
For Vyncc Hines, professor of education,
Dickens David Copperfield stands out as one
of the earliest books to impress him.
It was the first thing 1 read of any length
where the writer was skilled in character
building,' Dr. Hines said.
Several years later in the 1930 s, the New
Republic series, books That Changed My
Mind, led him to read Farringtons Main
Currents in American Thought.
O
In the last half-dozen years, Dr. Hines has
come to rely on two hooks heavilv as teaching
references.
George Holmans book The Unman Croup
and /he Challenge of Man's Future bv Har Harrison
rison Harrison brow n supplement a course of mine in
social economic foundations in which we
draw on the social sciences to shed light on
educational problems/ he said.
lie called Holmans book a most readable
attempt at theory building in the social
sciences" and an implication for the school
administrator to become more effective in
situations with other people.
An' analysis of the problem of .population
expansion, The Challenge of Man's Future
is a scholarly yet readable presentation of the
conditions men face in the rears ahead,
according to Dr. Hines.
Novel Intrigues
John Steinbeck's Cannery llou\, published
in 1945, influenced Dr/Warren French,
assistant english professor, to write a critique
of Steinbeck.
It was largely the desire to do justice to
this much underrated book that drove me to
write my own recent critical study, John
Steinbeck (Twaync United States Authors
Series, 1961).
I am happy that my decision of Cannery
Row in this book has been singled out for
praise by critics, since it makes me feel I may
have begun to do justice to the intricate
structure and subtle meaning of the novel,
he said.
Dr. French said he w as originally attracted
to the novel because the author seemed to
be speaking to me, to be expressing sentiments
I had often felt myslf.
He said he was especially struck by the
sadly ironic truth of the passage in Chapter
17 which concludes with the statement that
Doe still loved true things but he knew it
w'as not a general love and it could be a very
dangerous mistress.
Good books do not help us escape reality,
Dr. French concluded, but endure it, both by
helping us recognize what it is, like James
Purdy s Malcolm, which I am now reading
with my freshman honors group, and by
helping us transcend it, like Cannery Row,
which I hope they will go on and read for
themselves.
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TIP s V
over
TIPPING?
By Clif Cormier
V

THE pranksters concentrated on the
job at the center o£ the formica-covered
tabletop with leers .on their faces. Deftly
six pairs of hands shoved aside dishes, crock crockery
ery crockery and glasses until a near-perfect circle of
emptiness dominated the middle of the table.
With exaggerated ceremony one youth
fished out a shiny, new penny from his
pocket and deposited it in the center of the
clearing. Noisily they scraped chairs out from
under themselves and left.
The young table waiter stared blankly at
the scene. Blood drained from his cheeks as
perplexity gave way to anger. He had given
the diners real good, fast service and this was
his reward his tip.
Fiction? Nope it happened in a down downtown
town downtown steakhouse not long ago. The waiter was
a college student working his way through,
his income solely dependent on the tips of his
customers. The customers were college
students too.
PENNY TIPS INSULTING
Mac Levin, host at Larrys Wonder House,
couldnt conceal his own anger as he narrated
the bizarre incident.
My waiters dont ask for anything and
they try real hard to please their customers.
We know the lads that eat here are on tight
budgets themselves, so we dont expect large
tips. But its the louses that leave a couple of
pennies on the table fliat are insulting.
How would you feel if you were in the
'waiters shoes and someone did that to you?
Why its an insult a slap in the face
He had a point.
Few people treat Levins waiters this shah-,
bily though. Theyre guaranteed a dollar an
hour and Mac said he had yet to make any

10

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Cartoons By Don Addis

adjustments to make up for lack of tips. At
the Wonder House UF students are on both
ends of the tipping custom. Eighty-five per
cent of the clientele is student trade, and five
Florida men serve them on a part-time basis.
NOT CHEAPSKATES
When it comes to tipping, students, arent
much different from the population at large.
A recent tour of Gainesvilles service busi businesses
nesses businesses revealed a few tipping habits. The
general concensus is that students. are not
cheapskates in fact, in some cases theyre
more generous than the natives.
If tipping is ail irritating custom, it can
also be said that it does help put a lot of
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Taxi driver 15# under $1 fare;
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students through college.
At Byron Winns Primrose Inn, 10 students
are helping pay their college expenses waiting
on tables. Primrose jobs have become a tradi tradition
tion tradition at the UF. Winn can tick off an
imposing array of successful businessmen,
judges and legislators who paid for their
education by waiting on bis tables.
Among the present-day crop is Isidoro San Santelices,
telices, Santelices, a third-year engineering student from
Camaguey, Cuba. Isidores observations, based
on a year-and-a-halfs experience, is that
student tips dont quite measure up to that
of the Primroses middle class business
clients.
TEN PERCENTERS
But Gainesville people dont tip nearly as
well as visitors from out of town, says
Isidore. I make the most money on football
weekends, maybe as much as SSO.
Last year on the day of the FSU game I
spilled a whole glass of Coke on a guy and
he still left me a $2 tip. Was I surprised!
Other Isidore observations: law students
tip good; girls usually tip better than hoys,
except sorority girls they're real nice and
sociable but dont leave many tips.
Those high school basketball players tipped
like crazy, added Jon
Palm Beach, another Primrose waiter.
Both Jon and Isidore consider 10 per cent
of the bill a fair tip for their, services.
Random opinions from around the campus
indicated that most students tipped according
to the service received and the quality of the
establishment rather than on a percentage
basis. Most objected to tipping at cafeterias
where the only service rendered was having
your tray carried to a table.



Cal) drivers think students tip as well as
any other group in Gainesville. Cabbies
consider a quarter a fair tip but settle for less
most of the time. Girl passengers tip less than
boys but this seems to be a universal phenom phenomena
ena phenomena in the cab business.
Says E. C. Swords, seven years a driver in
Gainesville: 'Students usually tip a nickel or
a dime.' Once in a while you get surprised
with a quarter. But we don't complain.
Students tip as well as anyone.
W. McCartney, who drove cabs in New
York all his life before moving to Gainesville
two years ago, said 40 per cent of his
company's business was from University
students.
Funny thing, said McCartney, but the
boys from the big towns here in Florida
quibble more about the fare than the small
town fellows and our fares are cheaper than
theyre used to at home."
McCartney said the best tip he ever got was
a buck-fifty.
Got it from a boy I picked up in front of
Murphrce, he said.
FLATTOP TIPPERS
Ellis Guynn, the genial Florida Union
barber, thinks Northerners tip better than
Florida natives.
I don't know whether its because they
come from the city, but they do seem to tip
oftener, said Guynn.
Guynn said out of about 15 customers a
day he averaged three tips ranging from a
dime to a quarter.
All things considered our student custom customers
ers customers tip about average, head barber Gene

How Students Tip
Random Observations About Town Reveal UF Tipping Habits

Cason said. In large cities people tip barbers
real well, but in the small towns they never
tip.
Cason said if he depended on tips for
cigarette money he'd have to give up the habit.
Gene believes the flattop haircut customer
is the best tipper as types go.
Don't know why but they are usually the
four-bit tippers, says Gene.
FAVORS BIG CARS
Bellboy Harold Williams at the University
Inn gathers in sl3 to 515 a day on weekends,
all in tips. Harold, 16, doesn't get much
business from UF students, but lie's familiar
with the tipping habits of students from other
colleges.
We get a lot of visiting students for
athletic events, he said. They usually tip me
25 or 50 cents, but my biggest tips come
from other guests. The people in the big
fancy cars are the best tippers. They give me
50 cents or a dollar. The ladies tip me better
than the men, Harold said.
The registration clerk at the desk disagreed
with Harold on the big car theory. He said
from his experience it was usually the Eldor Eldorado
ado Eldorado driver who shopped for the cheapest room
while the small car owners asked fewer
questions.
Beauticians were more reserved about tip tipping
ping tipping habits of their customers. One said she
didn't expect tips but got one now and then.
Fifty cents is the usual tip but once in a
while a customer will slip a dollar in your
pocket when shes happy with a permanent,
she said.
JALOPIES WELCOME
Carhop Frances Skinner, who serves cus customers
tomers customers at a drivc-in near the campus, said the
most lavish tippers were hungry inebriates
who drove in at the wee hours of the morning.
But the most consistent tippers were the fam family
ily family men accompanied by the wife and kids.
Frances said as a rule drivers of old cars
tipped better than fancy car owners.
Tipping is an old European custom. Alleg Allegedly
edly Allegedly the word tip had its origin in English
taverns centuries ago, where it was the
abbreviated version of to insure promptness.
Another story has the word linked with the
tippler who was free with his change
around taproom maids.
In the United States the custom used to be
called un-American. The idea smacked of
flunkvism" in the classless Puritan tradition
A
of America. Resentful tippers, after being
solicited for a gratuity, would scream, Why
the Barbary Pirates would be ashamed to go
that strong!"

But the custom spread fast. Today it is
estimated that over two million people in the
United States depend on tips for their liveli livelihood
hood livelihood in some measure. Polls have determined
that almost half the population, is against the
practice but that 80 per cent of the people
in cities tip anyway.
At least five states, four of them in the
South, have attempted to outlaw' the habit
without success.
It was a nickel tip that helped put the
finger on Judd Gray of the famous Judd Gray-
Ruth Snyder murder trial in 1927. A New'
York cab driver who got the tip identified
Judd to police later.
The old yardstick of tipping a person 10
per cent of the bill has been hit by inflation
and 15 to 20 per cent is now considered
right in most situations. Many a well mean meaning
ing meaning tipper who failed to meet this standard
has encountered the cutting trade reply, You
keep it Bud, you need it more than I do.
Usually the tippee will hold his tongue and
express his resentment to a fellow* employe.
He'll peg you as a skunk, a stiff or a dud
all derogatory expressions of a poor tipper in
the parlance of waiters.
Oh, by the way girls, those nice husky boys
who lug your trunks in and out of the dorms
will accept tips.



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come easy even while I laugh
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\ big multi luicil S 2 30,000 garden. I hat s
what tin' LI campus looks like in the exes
ol Plant ami (.rounds maintenance depart
ment.
I lie "campus housekeepers are responsible
lor the beautil ieation and upkeep ol this
enormous garden, and to design improve
ments lor the lilt lire.
\oel I ake, superintendent ol grounds, said
people olten coni use the term "plants and
grounds. Ihe "Plant ol Plant and (.rounds
rulers primarilx to the buildings on campus,
"(.rounds rotors mostlx to landscape* main
tcnance.
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are such chores as garbage collection and street
sign repair. J
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.pots about the campus.
\ecn the buildings on
MeC art\ Hall complex
1 campus.
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on. I he buildings not
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he buildings are sub
. roval palms, crotons,
and Surinam cherries.
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maintenance men olten dhj; up the ground
to he planted and either replace it with more
fertile soil or stiffen it up with tlav.
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I ake said the area in I rout ol the*
Huh was once planned lor a eoli putting
nrccn. Due to the lack ol slopes and knollcs,
the area will be replanted as a lawn.
II turf'expert Dr. C. Horn, who
conceived the 1 putting mccn idea, now sa\>
it would be better located behind the Hub.
I here's no rolling ground out back either,
said lake, but it will be easier to din to
make some.
lawns are olten subdivided In unantic
ipatecl student foot traffic,. lake said.
Continued on next page
BEAUTY IN THE TROPICS
Lush tropical growth surrounds Gail McCcileb,
runnerup in recent Land Grant Centennial Queen
competition. Gcnl is resting in the warmest spot
on campus and all of North Florida the area
behind Dan McCarty Hall.
MAN'S GREEN MADE THIS GREEN SPOT
AT MED CENTER
Medical students relax in the patio area outside
the out-patient clinic at J. Hiilis Miller Health
Center. The area and another on the west side
of the Centei are the only campus spots which
had money, specifically earmarked for land landscaping.
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The Campus Beautiful
Continued from page 13

Landscape architects usually know where to
put sidewalks, but when they miss they have
to cut traffic off with wire fences and
hedges.
Foot-traffic often cuts the corners from
lawns too, said Lake. To get around this
we have started placing bike racks on the
corners."
CONSERVING LOWLY PALMETTOS
Lake said one of Florida's most common
plants makes a good landscape piece, the lowly
palmetto. These scrubby little palms arc
difficult to do away with and equally hard
to transplant.
A bed of transplanted palmettos is on the
west side of the Student Service Center. A
fine spray mist was kept on then! for several
days so the plants could take hold.
At the rate people arc digging palmettos
out with bulldozers, they will probably be
rare plants in Florida some day," said Lake.
That is why we wanted a good bed on
campus.
UF landscape architects try to keep
simplicity in mind 'when designing the green greenery
ery greenery for a plot of land. Around and between
high buildings like McCarty Hall and J. Ilillis
Miller Health Center, a strong ground plan
is used.
A strong ground plan is a combination of
concrete walks and walls plus shapely
shrubbery to form strong patterns. This is
done because the scene can be viewed from
above as if looking from a plane or at a map.
MONEY APPROPRIATED
The Med Center has the only two areas
on campus that had money specifically ear earmarked
marked earmarked for landscaping. One area is a patio
outside the out-patient clinic. The other, used
for muscular rehabilitation, is on the west
side of the Med Center.
In the rehabilitation area are exercise bars,
swings, benches wjth built-in checker boards
and an extra high step with a hand rail. The
high step is used to prepare patients for
climbing high things like bus steps.
Lake is particularly proud of the work his
men have done in the Hub-McCarty-Physics
building area. He pointed out that this area
will eventually be campus dead-center. Long Longrange
range Longrange plans are for a wide mall running from
the north edge of the Plaza of Americas,
beginning its curve in the Tower area, sweep sweeping
ing sweeping behind the Hub and straightening out
again past the soon-to-be constructed Florida
Union west of McCarty Hall.
The most oft-mentioned beauty spot on
campus, Lake said, is the small plot in front
of the University gate on the northeast
corner. The effort there has been to keep
and blue flowers blooming as year yearround
round yearround as possible. This spring it was calendu calendulas
las calendulas flanked bv blue' pansies.
COLORED FOUNTAIN
Lake said some day he hopes to see a
fountain put in behind the Hub. There is a
small pond surrounded by shrubs and trees

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It Takes Lots of Planning
The Campus Beautiful doesn't just happen! It
takes loads of planning and most beauty spots
are carefully drawn out before the spading
begins. Noel Lake, superintendent of gfbunds,
heads the planning and spading -task force.
south of the statistical Jabs and cast ol
McCarty Hall.
I would like to see the fountain put in
and drenched with colored flood lights at
night," said Lake. With the old temporary
buildings torn out and a new road put
through, the fountain would be visible from
all four directions."
When the subject of w ater comes up, Lake
always tries to duck the charge that hes the
man responsible for the ncvcr-miss campus
sprinklers.
I despise those things as much as the
students," he said, but this campus would be
nothing but brown without them.
Lake explained that the Century Tower
butt of almost as many jokes as the sprinklers
. figures in with campus irrigation.
Originally," he related, the Century
Tower was to house a giant water tower. If
w r e had such a w r atcr reservoir, w e could turn
on the sprinklers from three to seven in the
morning. Now, we have to keep them running
all the time because we have to depend on
limited supplies of water from pumping
stations."
Lake said there arc many unfinished or
unstarted projects on campus like a
planned outside dining patio behind the Hub.
It seems like every time we get started on
a landscaping project, something more impor important
tant important comes up and we have to stop what w ere
doing," said Lake.
Today, there is only one maintenance man
for every five acres of UF property. Lake said
grounds maintenance will soon be doing
double the work they did six years ago when
there was one man for every three acres.
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HE College ot Pharmacy is at once the
newest and the oldest member of the
9 Health Center family of colleges.
Founded in 1923, more than 30 years
before the Health Center came into being,
the College was still the last to physically
join the Center, moving into its partially com completed
pleted completed quarters in the fall of 1961.
The Colleges new home cost more than
$1.5 million to construct, and boasts an ad additional
ditional additional half-million dollar array of equipment
for teaching.
According to Dean Perry A. Foote, the
-building was constructed vertically to adhere
with the overall planning of the Health Cen Center.
ter. Center.
All of the departments in each of the five
colleges of the Health Center, that are equal
or nearly equal, have been assigned to the
same floor. For example, pharmaceutical
chemistry which occupies the fourth floor of

College of Pharmacy joins
the S2O million J. Hillis Miller Health Center.

the Pharmacy Building, is similar to the bio biochemistry
chemistry biochemistry which occupies the forth floor in
the Medical Sciences Building.
The purpose of this design was to make
all of the corresponding laboratories and other
similar facilities readily interchangeable with
one another. This philosophy applies to class classrooms,
rooms, classrooms, lounges, and offices. Dr. Foote said
that the College of Pharmacy, for example,
requires the use of only one classroom in its
building.
We can use the existing classroom space
already pro\ ided in the other buildings; Dean

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Foote explained.
The pharmacy curriculum both general'
and specific at the same time . requires
students to take coursework touching on all
five areas of the profession: pharmacy, phar pharmacology,
macology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharma pharmacognosy
cognosy pharmacognosy and pharmacy administration.
Students are exposed to everything from
frogs and test tubes to radioactivity and book bookkeeping.
keeping. bookkeeping. Drugs Produced
Soon to be in operation is a $150,000
pilot pharmaceutical plant installed on the

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ground floor that will be used for teaching,
research and manufacturing bulk drug items
for the Teaching Hospital.
The facilities, though on a smaller scale,
are similar to the manufacturing plants of
such firms as McKesson & Robbins.
According to Dr Charles H. Becker, head
professor of pharmacy, the plant could pro produce
duce produce a quarter-million aspirin, or similar tab tablets,
lets, tablets, every eight hours.
In addition, such liquids as cough medi medicines,
cines, medicines, milk-of-magnesia* and triple distilled
water can be produced. Distilled water is
used as a suspension base for injectiblc pro products
ducts products like penicillin and sodium pcntclhol.
Injectibles, the most critical area of pharma pharmaceutical
ceutical pharmaceutical preparation, are made in rooms spe specially
cially specially equipped with ultra-violet lighting to
kill any bacteria present in the air.
Model leaching Pharmacy
A model retail pharmacy pro\ ides a lab laboratory
oratory laboratory for teaching drugstore management
and pharmacx administration. Students learn
techniques of layout, display, inventory con control,
trol, control, and bookkeeping. I hey also learn to
mix behind the Counter prescriptions like
practicing pharmacists.
According to Dr. Richard Hampton, as associate
sociate associate professor of pharmacy administration,
all of the products displayed in the teaching
pharmacy were donated bv manufacturers.
Hampton estimated their total retail value
at approximately 57,000.
teaching Laboratories
All laboratories arc designed to provide
students with practical experience through
training under simulated professional condi conditions.
tions. conditions. For example, in the dispensing lab laboratory,
oratory, laboratory, each student lias his own model pre prescription
scription prescription counter, which contains an individ individual
ual individual drug cabinet, telephone, typewriter and
sink.
In addition, each laboratory has its own
dumb waiter" that conveniently transports
equipment to and from the storerooms. Al-

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Students learn drugstore management in a model retail pharmacy. The pharmacy provides
a laboratory for teaching the mgnagSement tech-nicjues of bookkeeping, layout, design and
inventory control.

though cussed" more than any other me mechanical
chanical mechanical device in the building, the often
tardy dumb waiter is high up on the necessity
list.
The fourth-floor pharmaceutical chemistry
department is provided with two spacious
laboratories adjacent to one another. Since
some drugs and compounds used are dan dangerous,
gerous, dangerous, decontamination showers have been
installed in the laboratory to quickly rinse off
acids or flamatory chemicals from students
in case of an accident.
One of the major projects of the pharma pharmaceutical
ceutical pharmaceutical chemistry students is the making of
drugs to be used in other laboratories for
experimenting on animals. Students have easy
access to a variety of drugs from the College
of Pharmacys 10-acre medicinal plant garden.
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analyse the effects that certain drugs have
on animal systems. Each student s work area
includes a small surgical laboratory for ex experimenting
perimenting experimenting with small animals such as rats,
mice and frogs. A special operating theatre
is available for surgery on larger animals.
The Universitys Cancer Research Labora Labora
Labora j
tory is also an integral part of the College of
Pharmacy. Director Francis F. Ray, professor
of pharmaceutical chemistry, has devoted in intensive
tensive intensive research toward effecting a cure for
stomach cancer.
The Cancer Research 1 aboratory, estab established
lished established in 1949 under the direction of Dr.
Ray, became the first operating unit of the
]. Hillis Miller Health Center. The laboratory
offers a cancer research program for graduate
students in pharmacy or related areas of medi
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HAS am bod) seen Cuseowilla?
II so, notify Nancv Mvkel, graduate anthro
pology student.
Cuseowilla was the lirst eapital of the
Seminole Indian nation. \nd according to the 1
journals of W illiam Ilartram, a naturalist who
visited the area in the 1770'5, Cuseowilla is
supposed to he located near Micanopv on the
banks of l ake Tuscavvilla.
\ancv savs she has combed the banks but
hasnt round the lirst pieee ol Seminole ware.
She has, however, found potterv belonging to
earlier tribes.
Seminoles, Recent Residents
The Seminoles are recent visitors to the
state, according to Nancv. Originallv C reek
Indians, thev migrated t<> l lorida in the
middle 18th Century.
Chief Cow keeper lived in Cuseowilla with
in three or four miles from Paines Prairie,
according to Ilartram.
In Nancys searches she has uncovered
potterv made In white men, apparently traded
to the Seminoles in the 17905.
Her biggest find is what she believes to be
King Paines town. Paine was the namesake
of Paines Prairie.
Many of the clues for Nancys work come
from a map of the Arredondo Grant located
only in the Alachua County Tax Assessor's
office. The map led her to the discovery of
Paines Town.
Unfortunately, the State Road Department
had been there before me. she said. Tliev
took lip a 3-400 foot slab of earth for the
extension of L .$. 441 past Micanopv. I was
able to pick up potterv from the four sides of
the hole.
Pistol-Packing Nancy
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Seminole Indian village hunting requires a
costume of its own. Nancv slips on trousers
(for going over fences"), a heavy shirt, and
her own boots. One added decoration a
22 caliber Reretta snub nosed pistol.
White settlers may have had their troubles
with the Seminoles. but Nancv has had her

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problems with rattlesnakes and steer herds.
"Gopher holes are good lor finding elites,
\anex says, Hut more than onee 1 found a
snake peering at me from one of the holes.
She saxs she hasnt used her gun on one
vet. however.
\nd the steersr
"It was terrible, she sa\s. just terrible.
My knees felt like macaroni.
She tells about the time she was trapped
in a field with nearly 100 steers that started
to stampede.
"It was just like in the mo\ ies . thunder
ing hoofs, dust. It was terrible, she said.
Those steers were neurotic.
"I was given instruct ions to lie down and
let them jump oxer me ... I ran!"
Villages Elusive
W in are the villages so hard to find? I hex
x\ere flimsy in the first place the houses
were made of palmetto thatch. And U. S.
troops took care not to lease anything behind
in raids during the Seminole Indian wars.
But it was the Seminole himself who made
things most difficult for the anthropologist
Unlike other tribes, the Seminoles were ver)
neat so neat, that tliex xvould throw 7 their
broken pottery in nearlw risers or lakes or
else bury it.
The sandbucket crowd is a good source of
information when hunting ullages, according
to Nancy. Although children havent led me
to any finds, they help because thev give you
directions xxhen following a map."
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Stagecoaches and Gold
Naiu\ saxs her untilropologx course could
be subtitled folklore because of the number
o! tall tales one hears when searching for
sites. She says she has heard a score of talcs
of gruesome massacres, of superstitions, and
of buried gold.
One gold storx apparent!) ma) not be pure
fiction. Supposedly a staged riser on one of the
countys roads saw some Seminoles ahead and
buried some gold, marking the spot with a rifle



(, Indians, stagecoaches and
/ 4 j gold. Shades of the Old West
j and Alachua County, too. UF
/ J coed Nancy Mykel has "uncov-
J / \ \ ered" more than pottery in her
rsJL AjL search for Seminole villages.

shaft. \lmost all ol the wold stories are vari variations
ations variations on that theme.
\ true tale ol the Seminole Indian W ar is
one ol the scalping ol a lieutenant s w ile near
I ort Micanopv. It was near the same fort
that Osceola anti ISO Seminole's battled
federal groups.
Why Anthropology?
\ane\ majored in bullish, hut chose
anthropologv lor graduate studv because It
is a field in which vou are on the frontiers
of knowledge . frontiers which even a
student can make important contributions in
solving.
A columnist for the Mligator, Mrs. Mvkel
named her column* lor her work artilaets.
lor even hour in the country, she says,
vou must spend one in the library research researching
ing researching vour work.
before grabbing a shovel and heading to
the fields, better heed the advice of anthro anthropologists
pologists anthropologists who sav that amateurs can destroy
valuable information bv digging . intorma intormation
tion intormation which can never be replaced.
Summer is reserved for actual digging.
Students grab shovels during the summer

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session taking a si \ hours course which
retjiiires five davs of eight hours work a week
in the fields.
Paines town will probablv he a shovel
subject this summer, according to \anev.
Anthropology Department Expands
Ihe anthropology department was just put
on its own with Dr. John M. Goggin as its
head. It was formerly combined with the
sociology department.
I)r. Goggin recently did research lor the
Scminolcs in their land suit against the Lnited
States government.
Dr. Goggin is active in the field, having
done the definitive work in Florida anthropol anthropology"
ogy" anthropology" for his Ph.l). dissertation at Yale. v
Search for artifacts for this tin subject
lias led the department into the wet.
Recent diving into the Suvvanec River near
old Sevvanee Town has brought nationwide
publicitv to the II department. From the
water, students have retrieved potterv, old rum
bottles and trade kettles.
Anthropological studies are not limited to
Florida. The department has done extensive
digging in the carribbean area.
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Charlie Heifer Inspects
Saturn Rocket Model

SATURN launchings and schoolroom
lectures are both familiar experiences
to UF engineering major Charlie
Hafer.
He alternates between semesters of studying
textbook theory in Gainesville and practicing
practical duties at the Cape.
\n Orlando electrical engineering student
on the co-op plan, he worked for the Na National
tional National Aeronautics and Space Administration
\ VSA) from last summer until he returned
to campus in February. He wants to go hack
as soon as finals are over this May.
Charlie thinks working with the space pro program
gram program is wonderful.
I was just a small guv in a big, big op
era!ion, but in the space program everybody
about the. space effort is something great
its a wonderful feeling to watch a missile
vou worked on go up."
Pettv competition among workers is mini minimized
mized minimized at the Cape, he said, since the overall
space goals dominate everyones efforts.
"Youve got as much time as you nqcd to
accomplish vour job," he pointed out. Even
if a task takes a week, the cost of a workers

weekly salary is still a lot less than that of
a ruined missile."
An observer of several Titan and Atlas
firings, Charlie said w atching a launch from
a distance is a weird experience since the
eve sees the rockets belching flame before
the deafening roar reaches the ears.
Charlies months of work for NASA gave
him a unique opportunity to sec classroom
theories put into practice. t
"I started at the bottom as sort of a semi semiengineer
engineer semiengineer and semi-technician, he recalled.
"I made checks on the Saturn rocket, 'worked
in the tracking blockhouse and on the pad
actually, I worked almost everywhere."
Cable Checking
Before the Saturn launching he helped
check the hold dow n arms, eight arms which
reach a story and a half high and hold the
rocket in place while the firing is started.
He said lie helped run test cables to the
arms to be sure they worked.
The day liefore the launch, cables are
run connecting the missile to the blockhouse

where the main monitoring systems arc," he
explained.
A simulated test is run, and we check
out anything thats no go anything that
shows the wrong color light flashing on our
electronic machines. The missile itself is sup supposed
posed supposed to he all set up when it comes to the
Cape, so after its checked out electronically,
nobody touches a thing.
Charlie said he spent a day and a half
checking the operation of distributors before
the launch of a Saturn, lie helped in the
blockhouse by doing anything they needed.
1 spent a lot of time making changes
shown to be necessary during the checks, lie
said. 1 revised drawings, changed schematic,
diagrams, altered the panel setup, and.
changed power supplies.
Checks on fuel and lock systems were part
of his duties, lie explained.
lf you want the missile to go off or to
stay at a certain temperature, you have to
control this through electronic equipment,
Charlie said. We cant accomplish this with without
out without checking the machinery to see if its work
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Work at the Cape gave him valuable in-,
sight into the very complex process of missile
launching, Charlie said.
NASA sent him for training to the Marshall
Space Flight Center Quality School in Hunts Huntsville,
ville, Huntsville, Ala., where he learned to look at equip equipment
ment equipment and know whether it conformed to
government specifications.
Returning to the Engineering school class classrooms,
rooms, classrooms, Charlie found his experiences at the
Cape invaluable.
Complete Picture
My job helped me a lot this semester,''
he said. What I work out on paper, Ive been
able to see in action. My experience gave
me a reason for study, because Ive seen the
theories carried out.
Such electronic components as amplifiers,
receivers, and power suppliers are studied
and worked on separately in engineering
school labs, Charlie explained, but the student
never gets to operate a coordinated, complete
system.
We design a such equipment as ampli amplifiers
fiers amplifiers and study components, but the picture
is always of one piece of equipment at a

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time, he said. 'We don't understand the
application here of a power system, for in instance,
stance, instance, as we can at the Cape.
Working in the space program is ben beneficial
eficial beneficial especially in the students association
with Cape engineers, he said. Theyll usually
answer your questions, and when you talk to
them all the time you gather a lot of in information
formation information that sticks.
Devotion to the space program also sticks
with Charlie. After graduation in December
63, he wants to work on the space effort,
either at the Cape or with a contributing
company. \
Space'is the thing for electrical engineers,
he said. Electronics is involved in every
phase in launching the shot, tracking the
missile, receiving reports, processing the data,.
The trend is to space throughout the industry.
The importance of electronics' in the space
effort was pointed out by Dean Joseph Weil
of the College of Engineering.
The only way it will be possible for men
to go to the moon is through using electronic
equipment to answer questions they cant
solve themselves, he said. But equipment
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proper information into it. I raining such men
is among the major contributions of the Col College
lege College of Engineering to the space program.
He said all departments of the College of
Engineering are space-oriented to some degree
because of the space programs appetite for
new knowledge in a variety of fields.
The dean praised the close relationship
he said exists between the UF College of
Engineering and Cape Canaveral officials.
UF-Cape Advantages
The reciprocal advantage is of great im importance
portance importance to us and to them, he said. Man Manpower
power Manpower is important to them they need
people, and our students provide excellent
grist for their mill.
He estimated at least 30 to 40 percent of
recent UF engineering graduates go directly
into space-related work.
Chai'lie said five UF engineering students
worked for NASA with him last summer,
and at least twelve work through co-op pro programs
grams programs the Cape.
Its a wonderful learning process and great
experience, he said. You see the reason for
studying, you learn while you work, and youre
a real part of the national space effort.



W'hat a nice smile you have, young man,
may I share this scat with )ou?"
f saw the lady when she first got on the
bus and had flashed one of my very best on
her when she walked down the aisle. Os
course she could sit with me. T wanted her
to sit with me when I first saw her talking
to the driver.
I moved the impressive stack of books
in the next scat and the lady sat down.
She was a lady. Ever) thing about her from
the top of her hat to the pointed toes of her
shoes said that she was a lady. Mama wouldnt
have liked the hat, because anything Mama
couldn't afford, Mama didn't like. It was
big with tiny black feathers glued on to the
base. Soria tarred and feathered, I thought,
when 1 first saw it.
It was black, like her dress. She was much
older than Mama, jmaybe twenty years older,
but she was- pretty, very pretty. She looked
exactly like this queen whose picture used
to hang in our high school library over Miss
Gardners desk. She was an English queen
with one of those high collars on that pro probably
bably probably scratched like hell. I used to 'look at
her arid think how she must have torn that
thing off and scratched her neck when the
artist finished painting.
The lady hadnt said anything to me so
far. She had smiled a couple of times, and
she seemed to know that I was w aiting for
her to say something. She just sat there rub rubbing
bing rubbing her necklace, one pearl at a time, as if
she was thinking about what some bygone
lover had said to her as he brought them up
from the bottom of the sea, one at a time.
, 1 looked out the window to see where the
lady had gotten on the bus. I only saw a
sign that read, Resume Safe Speed.
She had gotten on the bus in Nowhere.
W hy anybody would even slow dow n in No Nowhere
where Nowhere Ill never know'.- There was only
Maggies Truck Stop, a cattle auction', a gro grocery
cery grocery store-post office combination and six
houses.
1 almost blurted out, f adv, what in hell
are you doing in Nowhere?
But I didn't.
f inally she talked to me. With all those
Ixioks, I supose you arc in college somewhere.
Am I right?
Yes, she was right. And now she would ask
me what I am majoring in. That always
comes next.
She didnt.
I wish Sissy Mason could have heard the
lady talk. Sissy lives next door to me in
Nihilville. Her brother Grady married this
war bride from France and they live with Sissy
and her old man. Ever since they moved in,
Sissy has tried to talk like Grady's wife, but
the onlv thing she ever savs is oui.
Now can you honestly imagine talking to
somebody and having them say oiu no mat matter
ter matter what you ask them? Ill bet if you even
asked old Sissy if she was crazy or something
she would say "oui just because she didnt
know the French word for no. Gradys wife
must never sav no to anvthing.
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Well, I wanted Sissy to hear the lady sit sitting
ting sitting by me talk because this lady was French,
really French. She was as French as the Eiffel
Tower. But she had been sitting right by me
for maybe fifteen minutes and hadnt said
"oui one single time. Old Sissy would al already
ready already have said it at least four hundred
times.
I told the lady where I went to school and
she told me where she had gone to school
in Switzerland. I kept asking her questions
and she kept answering them just as fast as
I asked them.
Here, sitting right by me on a bus, was
a lady who was born in Paris, had been a
famous ballerina when she was 18, married
a wealthy theatre owner when she was nine nineteen,
teen, nineteen, and was taking a bus tour of the United
States.
I guess I kept on asking questions so I
wouldn't have to tell her I was 18, that I
live on a farm in Nihilville, and was a fresh freshman
man freshman with a low C average in Collegetown.
She had met Claude, her husband, when
she was dancing in Paris, He w as much older
then her and much wealthier.
She told me how poor her parents were
when she was a little girl, and how she had
worked to pay for her ballet lessons.
Claude had just died and left her plenty.
Now she was getting away from it all and
seeing the world.
She told me about the theatres her husband
had ow ned, about the famous people she knew
personally, and about the strange places she
had visited.
I kept wondering why she was taking a
bus tour. I hate busses and dread the trip
every time I go home. The seats are always
curved in just the w rong places, the re either
too hot or too cold, and they stop too much.
A couple of miles down the road I found
out the lady was taking a bus to be with the
common people, "the real people/' as she put
it, "the people I haven't really known for many
years.
I guess she really meant it, because she
could probably have rented a jet or something
if she had w anted to.
And then I stopped asking questions and
started feeling sorry for myself. I guess I w r as
really jealous. Here was a woman who had
something she could write about. She could
write probably best sellers about the famous
people, the places she had lived, and. the
things she had done in her life.
And me, hell. I wanted more than anything

ill the world to be a writer, and here I am
Stuck for the last 18 years on a damn farm
where the most exciting thing that ever hap happens
pens happens is a calf being born or strawberry prices
going up because its "unseasonally warm up
north and somebody started pushing more
strawberry ice cream.
She must have noticed something was
wrong because she touched my hand and
asked, "Now what about you, tell me all about
yourself.
Damn it, I thought, what do I say now.
What can I say to impress the lady. Then I
knew there wasnt anything I could say, so
I soyta shrugged and said, "Oh, theres not
really much to tell, and faked a little laugh.
She neither shrugged nor laughed.
In the next thirty miles she told me things
Ill never forget. Things like people w rite in
high school yearbooks. Things like keep that
smile, and always be as you are now, best
of luck to one of the nicest guys I know ." But
tonight, on this bus, they meant something.
Coming from a beautiful, successful old lady,
they meant something.
Mama always said that when you complete completely
ly completely think everything is against you, that when
you are almost ready to give up and chuck
everything, something will happen. My some something
thing something happened that night. I had met a real
lady, straight out of Nowhere who told me
I could be what I w anted to be.
Just before we got to Smalltown, where we
both changed busses, just before we both
realized we knew more about each other than
we thought, just before we said goodbye to
someone w T e had known for a long time even
though we just met 45 miles ago, she looked
at me and said, "Son, aim for everything that
seems out of reach and then even your short shortcomings
comings shortcomings will lx?, worthy of a little pride.
It sounded so trite, so planned and
rehearsed, but I knew she meant it.
I watched her for a long time until she
went around the end of the station to get on
her bus to Slicker City.
The lady w as gone.
I went inside the station and looked at the
magazines you arent supposed to read, not
because they showed more girl than they
should, but because the sign said This Is A
Newstand, Not A Library.
I looked at the clock. It was twenty
minutes before my bus would leave and I was
hungry.
I Went into the diner.
I picked up the menu, even though I knew
I would order a plain burger with just
mustard and fries.
When I looked up at the waitress, she
didnt say anything. I couldnt say anything
cither when I saw the tears in her eyes.
T knew then that I could write. I could
even WTite about a calf being born or about
those strawberry prices going up and down.
Why, now I could be anything I wanted to be.
Finally the lady, my lady, with a shaky
voice without a trace of a French accent,
looked above me at the dingy ceiling and said,
What .a nice smile you have, young man,
may I take your order please.

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