Vol. 55, No. 122 The University of Florida, Gainesville Tuesday, April 9, 1963
Scabbard and Blade
Conducts ROTC Sell
The UF chapter of Scabbard
and Blade hit the road last week
in an effort to sell Army ROTC
TO Floridas graduating high school
Scabbard and Blade is an elite
group of third and fourth year
Army ROTC students numbering
60 members, according to chapter
president Jack Speer Williams.
All members have pledged them themselves
selves themselves to go to any high school
requesting their services in
connection with information on
military obligation and
Lt. Col. John F. Jennings Jr.,
assistant professor of military
science is faculty advisor to
Scabbard and Blade.
Speaking at high schools in the
Miami area last weekend were,
Jack S. Williams, 3ED, Jackson Jacksonville;
ville; Jacksonville; Daniel W. O'Connell, 4AS,
West Palm Beach; and Warren
A. Smith, 4ED, Miami.
True to military tradition, ROTC
Cadet Cpl. Charles A. Kynes, 2UC
volunteered to drive the party
Letters have been sent to 85
Florida high schools offering to
inform their students on the
advantages of Army ROTC and
military requirements at all
Florida land grant colleges.
Scabbard and Blade services are
available until May 30.
Dade County accounts for about
20 per cent of the annual freshmen
enrollment at the UF, Williams
said, We felt the larger high
schools in the Miami area would
be the ideal place to experiment
with our Army ROTC high speaking
The speakers made their pre presentation
sentation presentation to about 1800 students
at six high schools in the Miami
The response we received at all
the schools was much greater
than we anticipated, the chapter
president said, At Coral Gables
High School we presented our pro-
Summer Student Government
will be on a full scale basis for
the first time during the third
trimester, according to Student
Body Pres. Paul Hendrick.
Hendrick said that the main
difference will be the summer
steering committee. In previous
years the committee has had only
about 20 members.
This summer the committee
will have 40 members and will
act in the same manner as the
Legislative council. Members will
consist of those presently on the
Legislative Council, with the re remaining
maining remaining number selected by
The council, beaded by Student
Body vice-president Frank
Harshaw, will approve budgets and
allocations for individual campus
organisations and will also work
on committees projects.
Hendrick reported that only five
of the SG officers will not be here
this summer Secretary of Public
Relations, Secretary of Labor,
Inspector -General, Chairman of
the Educational Analysis Com Committee
mittee Committee and the Secretary of Labor.
These posts will be temporarily
filled for the summer, he said.
gram to more than 850 graduating
Williams attributed the fine
reception primarily to the
increased awareness of military
obligation among college-bound
high school seniors.
We emphasized that the Army
ROTC program is not looking for
men who dont want to do their
part, or feel that the program is
the easy way out, Williams said,
We want men who will willingly
give the utmost of themselves and
who will be proud to wear the
uniform of a future United States
The high school presentation
covpi'ort active vs inactive service,
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among others. From left, Bob Adams, Lawson Lamar, Bob Poland and Jack S.
TALLAHASSEE, (UPI) Gov.
Farris Bryant launched a
drive yesterday to head off a wild
taxing and spending spree in the
week-old Florida legislature. But
legislative leaders said he may
be too late.
Lawmakers let it be known pri privately
vately privately that they resent the
governor's outlining a request for
$250 million in new revenue and
then declare a week later hes a
Bryant rased into print with
a statement that his ambitious
spending program for education
does not mean the lid is off.
I am Just m conservative and
economy minded as ever, he
I want to hold expenditures and
pay scales, jobs and different
branches in which to serve, travel
opportunities and social life as
cadets and later as Army officers.
We found educators welcomed
the opportunity to have informed
Army ROTC personnel tell stu students
dents students what they can expectin
serving their military obligation.
Williams said, We hope we left
the graduating seniors with the
realization of the opportunities to
learn and practice leadership and
responsibility during their
The UF chapter of Scabbard
and Blade will hhve a six-week
training tour .at Ft. Benning, Ga.
SELLING SCABBARD AND BLADE
NEWS IN BRIEF
taxes to a minimum, con consistent
sistent consistent with achievement of edu education
cation education advances, he said.
At 'Ole Miss
OXFORD, Miss. (UPI) -Eight
students picketed the fine arts
center at the University of Mls Mlssissipi
sissipi Mlssissipi here yesterday in protest
over the removal of five pictures
depicting scenes during the in integration
tegration integration crisis last fall.
The students carried signs
reading UNFAIR and FREE FREEDOM???
Five oil paintings symbolizing
the racial conflict at Ole Miss
were withdrawn Saturday from the
exhibit at G. Ray Kerciu of
the university art department, on
orders of school officials.
Sources said the use of Con-
Has No Funds
By BARBARA GEYER
The Board of Student Publica Publications
tions Publications decided yesterday that it
doesnt find it feasible for the
summer Florida Alligator to be
printed until the legislative coun council
cil council approves the third trimester
The decision was made after
the publication office was noti notified
fied notified last week that the Budget and
Finance Committee wouldnt pass
the third trimester budget as it
had been submitted. The publi publications
cations publications budgets for the fall and
winter trimesters were approved
The Budget and Finance Com Committee
mittee Committee didnt consider the budget
satisfactory, said William Ep Epperheimer,
perheimer, Epperheimer, recently appointed
executive secretary of student
publications. However, the Board
was told that it could submit a
revised and more detailed budget.
Board member John V. Webb,
proposed that the Board of Student
Publications submit a more de detailed
tailed detailed budget, but withhold the
printing of the summer Alligator
federate flags in the other five
paintings had drawn protests
from the Mississippi Citizens
Council and the United Daughters
of the Confederacy.
CAPE CANAVERAL (UPI) The
Navy yesterday successfully fired
an advance version of Its long longrange
range longrange Polaris A3 missile some
2,000 miles across the Atlantic
The stubby, ess die-nosed rocket
blasted from Its launching pad
on Cape Canaveral at 11 a.m.
and nosed into Its planned target
area less than 20 minutes later.
The Navy called the shot a
significant success. It was the
first flight of the pre-prototype
tactical version of A3.
until the legislative council ap approved
proved approved the third trimester budget
and fee allocations. The pro proposal
posal proposal was passedin order to
prevent publications operating
under further deficits.
It was suggested that student
publications could borrow from
the Student Governments special
fund against anticipated third tri trimester
mester trimester student fees. However, if
the budget wasnt approved, publi publications
cations publications would incur another deficit.
Student publications will incur
certain expenses during the
summer even though nothing is
printed. Some of these include
upkeep of the publications lab and
rent on some of the equipment in
The Board realizes that if we
dont publish the third trimester,
publications will lose money, said
Ralph B. Thompson, chairman of
the Board. But we have no choice.
We must not operate or operate
at a future deficit, he continued
referring to the suggestedSG loan.
Maryanne Awtrey, Editor-elect
of the summer Alligator, said she
felt the campus and the UF would
suffer without a paper.
I feel the paper can do a
valuable service this summer by
voicing the needs of the UF to
the legislature and I would hate
to see us lose this opportunity
to lobby for the University," Miss
Awtrey said. 1
UF students may pick up their
Seminoles Monday in the student
information booth across from the
Rose Printing Company in
Tallahassee promised me they
would have the annuals here by the
15th, said Annual Editor Bill
Students that will not be here
the 15th may stop by Room 14
Florida Union and leave their
address so their annual may be
mailed to them.
The book Includes eight pages
of color and 200 pages as com compared
pared compared to last trimester's 184.
Sororities and fraternities will
be given one page of activity shots.
Individual pictures will not be
The book includes a senior
undergraduates organizations and
Seminole Hall of Fame members
which number 33 this year, will be
announced in this edition of the
Nearly 3,000 annuals have been
sold for this trimester. There will
be no extra Seminoles according to
A disaster warning test of the
UFs siren and audio amplifier
system will be conducted Saturday,
April 20, between 10 a.m. and 12
Col. Robert G. Sherrard, Jr.,
UF civil defense coordinator, said
modifications to (he existing
system will be tested to determine
if it will produce a satisfactory
warning to the campus and sur surrounding
rounding surrounding community in the event
The test will consist of an audio
announcement of the test advising
no action is to be taken (turfs*
the alert. Following this announce announcement
ment announcement there will be a test of the
steady three to five minute alert
siren signal. There -will be
another audio announcement fol followed
lowed followed by a three minute take
cover warbling siren signal.
The Florida Alligator Tuesday, April 9, 1963
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Foreign Student Problem:
'To Know And Understand
By TOVA LEVINE
One of the surest ways to
bring about world peace Is for the
young people of all nations to know
and understand each other...
Dwight D. Eisenhower.
There are now more than 60,000
foreign students on American cam campuses.
puses. campuses. In one decade this number
of foreign students has increased
by 7% per cent, and if the present
trent continues, the number will
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INTERNATIONAL WEEK TALENT
... is famed for featuring the native talents of many
foreign students. The week this year will be in May.
reach 100,000 by 1970, according
to an article in the New York
The Times reports that unless
American policies towards foreign
students on the nation's univer university
sity university campuses can be improved
rapidly, The entire program will
become a troublesome burden"
of dubious educational value.
About 483 foreign students are
currently enrolled at the UF.
These students come from almost
all South American and Latin
American countries to China,
japan, Cambodia, India* from
Greece, France, Sweden and Italy,
to Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon,Syria,
Kuwait and Israel, to Iceland, to
the Philippines almost 70 coun countries
tries countries in all.
Why do these students come
Most of them come on their
own initiative to study and live
in America. Many have friends
already here. Several are gra graduate
duate graduate students who feel that UF
offers the best training in a cer certain
tain certain field for example, agri agricluture
cluture agricluture it combines practice
Some are sent her e by their
governments. About one -fourth
are Cuban refugees.
How are these students chosen
to come here to UF?
There are three qualifications
necessary, according to W. W.
Young, foreign student advisor.
1) Academic qualifications the
student must have been well above
average in his class in previous
secondary or university education;
2) Facility in English language
- each must be able to read,
write, speak and understand spoken
English well, and
3) Finances each must arrange
for adequate funds to meet the
costs of living and being educated
As far as grades are concerned
the foreign students do very well
despite barriers, said Young. Two
foreign students have 4.0 averages
in nuclear engineering, while
another rates a 4.0 in chemistry.
About one-third of the foreign
students will make a 3.0. The
The graduates students do very
well, while the undergraduates are
still confronted with many
The first Impression the UF
makes on many of the foreign
students was the size, the number
of students and buildings Young
said. The foreign students also
notice the landscaping, the library
and the busy rush of American
life, he added.
Foreign students also
Immediately find many differences
from the way of life they are
used to, and compare UF to their
own schools and ways of living in
their native countries.
Perhaps the major problem a
foreign student encounters upon
entering an American university is
the language. A considerable pro proficiency
ficiency proficiency in the use of the English
language is necessary for pro profitable
fitable profitable study, a pamphlet to UF
foreign students reads.
UF students must pass an
examination proving capable know knowledge
ledge knowledge of English before they are
admitted as students.
The UF offers an eight-week
long English Language Institute
during the summer to help the
foreign student learn the language
and adjust to American life.
Several students although they
study English in their high school
before coming here, have never
spoken the language. They still
think in their own language. Many
have trouble expressing exactly
what they want to say and in
understanding American slang and
Some students seem to have no
difficulty in picking up the lan language,
guage, language, while others have a great
deal of trouble with it.
I had a terrible time with the
language. At first I couldnt under understand
stand understand any one. It took a year to
understanding in class and
lectures. One day I understood
every thing and it was a wonder wonderful
ful wonderful feeling, Says Maria Uria, 7AS
Some have fears that they will
not adjust to conditions and the
system here, others feel lost,
lonely, and homesick when they
arrive here and find they know no
one. Some have trouble with the
school work (the C-courses es especially),
pecially), especially), and keeping up with
the studies in general.
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Queen, is a sophomore in
the School of Business Ad Administration
ministration Administration and is major majoring
ing majoring in marketing. She is
is married to Randy Clarke,
Gainesville. She was spon sponsored
sored sponsored in the Business Day
Queen contest by Alpha
A display of advertising design
campaigns will be shown for the
last time today in Gallery X of the
The show is concerned with
campaigns done by seniors in
Students participating in the
show are Ann Maxwell, Ramon
Menze, Paul Schiff, David Pitts,
Barbara Maxwell, Ron Jacomini,
Judy Levine, Joanne Meckstroth
and Stewart Mosberg.
Included in the individual cam campaigns
paigns campaigns are magazine advertise advertisements,
ments, advertisements, television commercials,
packaging, purchase displays and
The future is
We'd like to add to Dr. John Johnsons
sons Johnsons thought: And the present
Starting to plan your financial
future while youre young and
still in college is a wise deci decision.
sion. decision. And the life insurance
program that you begin now
could turn out to be the most
valuable part of that financial
Our Campus office specializes
in planning life insurance pro programs
grams programs for college men and
women. For full information
aboc* the benefits of getting
a head .start, stop by or tele telephone.
David R. Mac Cord
Box 13744, Univ. Station
Changes Made for Continuity
Changes made this year in the
handling of student insurance busi business
ness business were designed to give the
program greater year-to-year
continuity and not to aid one parti particular
cular particular agent, Student Body Pres.
Paul Hendrick said yesterday.
When questioned on the reasons
for making the Brown & Brown
Agency of Daytona agents of record
for the student insurance program,
Hendrick and Secy, of Interior
Larry Hardy both pointed to alack
of research and statistical infor informat
mat informat ion needed by Student
Government to better handle the
We are told the program has
been a money loser for the last
three years, Hendrick said. Our
recent actions were taken to better
determine our position in dealing
with the insurance companies.
Hardy said insurance carriers
in the past have been required to
submit quarterly reports on how
much the company was paying out
on the student policy, but no break breakdown
down breakdown of these figures has been
The decision was made to make
Brown & Brown our agent of record
for one year only, Hardy said.
And while this eliminates com competitive
petitive competitive bidding on this years
business, we felt this was the best
move we could make on behalf
of the whole program.
Hendrick and Hardy said the
action was decided upon after
consultation with Dr. Robert S.
Cline, associate dean of insurance
and finance, and officials of the
state insurance commissioners
Brown & Brown will be paid a
10 per cent commission, Hardy
We actually did not know what
this service would cost us, Hardy
said. Dr. Cline and others
assured us this sum was
reasonable for the service we
Both Hendrick and Hardy
stressed the fact that Brown
& Brown has dealt with the student
government and with the insurance
companies which have carried the
policy for the past three years.
We felt, Hendrick said, that
they would be in a better position
to furnish us with the information
In addition to the statistical
matter being sought, Hendrick said
Students can go home for the
summer and still stay in school
by mail through the UF department
of home study.
According to Robert V. Noble,
head of the department, over 3,200
people all over the world are now
enrolled intheUFs courses, which
range from agricultural studies to
courses in water and sewage
We are limited in what we
can teach by mail, said Noble.
You cant teach brain surgery
Under the UF system a maximum
of two three-credit courses can be
taken at one time, and may be
completed over a period ranging
from one month to one year.
Each'course is based on a study
guide containing assignments the
student completes and sends to
his professor. The cost is sl2'
a credit hour.
This system, Noble said,
allows students a chance to keep
up school work while working or
in military service.
Final exams are required in all
courses. Students must make
arrangements at the beginning of
the course for taking the final
he plans to appoint a student studentfaculty
faculty studentfaculty board to give the insurance
board some year-to year
This appears to be a major
flaw in our present setup, he
said. We need some method by
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which we wont disrupt the
insurance program with yearly
changes In administration."
Will student Insurance for 1963-
64 cost more?
Neither Hendrick nor Hardy
would say what costs would be.
In view of the losses the com companies
panies companies claim for the past years,
I feel certain there will be some
increase, Hendrick said.
Hardy stated that last years
insurance carrier had a loss
ratio of 125 per cent.
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NELL AND JIM POTTER
. . take time out for coffee during their medical school
rigors. Both plan to graduate June 2.
With Med Degrees
By JUDY BARNES
Stethoscope, lab coat and diaper
pail have been the everyday tools
in the lives of Jim and Nell Potter
for the last few years.
Both Jim and Nell will graduate
from the UF College of Medicine
on June 2, and will boast a two twoyear-old
year-old twoyear-old daughter as well as their
The Potters, both 25, met during
their freshman year of medical
school at the UF, and were married
soon after. They plan to intern
Actually Ive had less to do
than when I was single," said Nell,
explaining that they live with her
mother-in-law, Mom buys all the
groceries, cleans house and has
dinner ready for us.
Both Potters feel it would have
been very hard to manage without
being in the same year in school
and without parental help. Because
they have had much the same
classes, they have been able to
see each other in their precious
spare time and understand each
Nell's parents have helped with
her school expenses, while Jim
has many loans" to finance his.
They figure a med student is a
pretty good loan risk," Jim said.
Have the Potters had trouble
Yes," said Nell, Everybody
does the last few years."
It's also hard to space studying
between patients," Jim said.
Homework in the last few years
of medical school isn't like the
usual grind of text books and tests,
according to Jim. It concerns
working with patients, and reading
up on the diseases you come
Six students and three groups
were honored Saturday as Mortar
and Pestle, student branch of the
American Pharmaceutical As
sociation, held its annual spring
banquet at the Holiday Inn.
The event also honored upcoming
graduates of the College of Phar Pharmacy.
Award winners were:
Thomas S. Angel, St. Peters Petersburg
burg Petersburg Merck Award, Excellence
in Prescriptions and dispensing.
Stephen Brodsky, Fairfield,
Conn. Johnson & Johnson Award,
Excellence in Pharmacy Admin Administration.
Diane Futch, Tampa A.Ph.A.
Certificate of Commendation.
Gay Harlowe, Miami Bristol
Award, Excellence in Pharmaceut Pharmaceutical
ical Pharmaceutical Specialties; William Emrich
Prize, Superior Scholastic
Average in Junior Courses; D. W.
Ramsaur Award, Highest Schol Scholastic
astic Scholastic Average and the J.K. Att Attwood
wood Attwood Leadership Award.
Wilfred E. Lumb, Gainesville
Merck Award, Excellence in Phar Pharmaceutical
maceutical Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Lehn
& Fink Award, Excellence in Phar Pharmacy,
macy, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Pharmacognosy and Pharma Pharmacology.
George L. Scott, St. Petersburg
Geigy Award, Excellence in
Group awards given:
Rho Pi Phi Award to the Out Outstanding
standing Outstanding Florida Pharmacist to
John Stadnik of Miami Springs.
Goes to Proi
Dr. R. B. Bennett, professor of
chemical engineering, has been
awarded a National Science Foun Foundation
dation Foundation grant for advanced study of
extreme temperatures and
He will join 49 other chemical
engineers from the nation at the
University of Colorado this
summer in the study of extreme
temperatures and pressures on a
variety of chemical engineering
Dr. Bennetts summer study will
be applied to his own research
at the UF Engineer ing and
Industrial Experiment Station and
to instruction at the graduate level.
A member of the College of
Engineering staff since 1953, Dr.
Bennett recently completed a
special assignment to revise the
chemical engineering curriculum
for the Brazilian University of
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Louis V. Coleman, Jr., of Eau
Mortar and Pestle Scholarship
Award to the organization with
the highest grade average to Kappa
Groups looking for talent acts
or bands for social events may
soon get them through the student
government Secretary of Labor
office which has now formed a
Students or student groups
wanting to perform should register
with the Secretary of Labor in
room 309 Florida Union.
Students should register before
school is out this trimester, he
HEELS put on in 5 minutes
SOLES put on in 15 minutes
ocross from Ist notional bonk
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MOO Havttom Road, RL 20
Mom lalunoattoo FR 6-5011
last V open 6:30 n color
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1 color hi tat 7:15 &11 i 25
temptation to 1001 women!
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color hit 10:45
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"GotiATH t DRAGON"
starts wed. Tony Curtis
towns OF TUMBLE*
1959 ALLSTATE CRUISAIRE
motorscooter. 4.8 hp. Good.
condition, new paint job. SIOO. Call
FR 6-9236. Hal Davis, Room 4128
THORENS 3 Speed turntable. G.E
Mono cartridge. Extra bead.
Walnut base. Call after 6 p.m. FR
FOR SALE Harley Davidson
motor cycle. 165 cc. Excellent
condition. New tires and battery.
Fairest offer accepted. Call Roger
Kay at FR 2-3780. (A-123-3t-p).
BEAUTY REST box spring with
legs and mattress. Includes Brown
and yellow cover with full skirt.
S2O. Single box spring with legs,
SB. Two brown wooden chairs chairsflowered
flowered chairsflowered seats, $2. each. Call FR
6-8088 after 12 noon.(A-123-3t-c).
FOR SALE One 8 x 46 trailer.
Very good condition. Call FR 6-
FOR SALE Banjo and Zenith
Stereo record player. Call FR
6-1523. Riders wanted: New York
City, Washington, Philadelphia.
Leaving April 18. Call FR6-1523.
TV AERIAL 21 Sylvania table
model. SSO. FR 6-8642 after 6
1962 DUCATI MOTORCYCLE 50
cc., 50 MPH. Asking $l6O. Call
FR 2-9438 or see at 1092 Hume
180 POUND BARBELL SET.
Includes 25 pound bar, 2 barbells,
all adjustable, like new, S3O. Call
FR 2-6927. (A-122-4t-c).
MARRIED STUDENTS Throw off
your shackles of conformity and
move into decent housing. 2 bed bedroom-CB
room-CB bedroom-CB home for sale by student
owner. Added feature no taxes
outside city limits. FR 6-1908
after 5 p.m. All day weekends.
FOR SALE 39' x 8' Southwestern
mobile home with two room cabana.
Must sell by May4.See atSheffield
Trailer Park, 4700 SW Archer
Road, or cal! J. H. Seals at FR
BY OWNER Very attractive new
home five minutes to campus in
S. W. Large wooded lot. Beam
ceilings, Cyprus paneling,
hardwood floors, large center hall,
tiled kitchen and bathrooms.
Designed for Florida living. FR
1951 SAFE WAY TRAILER.
30' x 8 with a 10' x 8' cabana.
Fenced in yard. $995. See
at Archer Road Village, 3620 SW
Archer Road, or call Joe Wills,
FR 2-6940. (A-110-ts-c).
WEDDING AND ENGAGEMENT
rings. 12 diamonds. $75. Call Lex,
FR 6-9236. (A-121-3t-c).
AIR CONDITIONER, Feders, 110
volts, 8200 BTU. Less than 2 years
old. Excellent condition. $l5O. FR
2-5898. 1420 NW Ist Avenue.
1958 VESPA Motorscooter, 125 cc.
Good condition. $l2O. Call 2-9138.
Ask for M. Wexler, Room 524,
Murphree G. (A-122-3t-c).
DRIVING TO NEW YORK on or
abotit April 17. Riders wanted Call
FR 6-8849. (C-123-3t-p).
FOUR ROOMATES (or even three)
wanted to share large furnished
apartment with themselves. S9O
a month. Summer trimester or
forever. Call FR 2-7713. (C-123-
WILL PAY CASH for large 10
wide trailer. Please call Mr. Lee
at FR 6-1261 during the day.
WANTED Home in the country
for a registered male German
Shepherd 1 1/2 years old. Call'
FR 2-7515 after 6 p.m. (C-120-
WANTED ROOMATE for summer
trimester. House off campus. Call
Madeline at FR 6-9875. (C (C---123-3t-p).
57 FORD. Automatic transmission
radio and heater. Excellent con condition.
dition. condition. FR 2-5879 after 5:00 p.m.
SALE OF A LIFETIME:'S4 Maroon
Olds. Skirts, two antennas, two
fender mirrors, plus pair of fuzzy
dice. SSO. Need money for
fraternity bill. Call Quaif (Sambo)
Biegler, FR 2-9307. (G-123-3t-p).
'55 PONTIAC, metallic blue, new
battery, new tires, new interior.
Perfect condition. Call FR 2-9128,
Room 110, East Hall.(G-122-4t-p).
SB VW CONVERTIBLE Fully
equipped. Excellent condition.
Lake Wauburg Riding Stables. Call
Micanopy 2471. (G-120-st-c).
WANTED TO BUY SO through 54
Fords and Chevrolets. Al Herndon
Service Station, 916 SE 4th Street.
FR 2-1308. (G-94-ts-c).
HAVE FUN THIS SUMMER 6O
Sprite with removable hardtop,
several custom features, in good
condition. A real girl getter;
Call FR 6-3357 afternoons.
1962 RED VOLKSWAGEN with
sunroof, seat belts, and heater.
Looks and drives like new. $1595.
Call FR 2-2975. (G-116-ts-c).
1957 ALL WHITE FORD
engine, automatic good condition.
Must sell. S4OO. Wes Patterson.
306 N. E. 6th Street. Call 4-6
GOING OVERSEAS THIS YEAR?
Buy a new car at European prices
and save. Mercedes Benz, Volvo,
English Ford or D.K.W. Call
Hubert Barlow, FR 2-4251, Crane
Motor Company. (G-86-40t-c).
Going to Europe? the
CONTINENT? Let us arrange
for a delivery of your new Triumph
or Fiat anywhere. We take your
old car in trade here and arrange
for delivery of your new car there.
Use it to tour the continent and
return it to the States with you.
Call Ken Bowman FR 2-4373.
Barkley Motors Inc. Lincoln-
Mercury Meteor Comet
Triumph Fiat. (G-114-13t-c).
54 OLDSMOBILE. Automatic
transmission, radio and heater,
good engine, good body with
original paint. $295. Call Lex at
FR 6-9236. (G-121-st-c).
'SB ANGLIA. Good condition.
Reasonable price. Call Flo at
FR 2-2566. (G-121-st-c).
HELP WANTED Young man to
make deliveries and drapery
installations. Mechanical ability
Important. Gaddum Interiors.
HELP WANTED waiters. Must
be 21 or over. Call FR 6-9335
between 12 and 2 p.m. No
experience needed. (E-123-3t-c).
SUMMER JOBS -for musicians,
dancers, folk guitar, modern jazz,
rock and roll, etc. For employment
in the_ Carrlbean. Other than
summer seasons open also. Call
FR 2-7360. (E-123-).
YAMAHA WINS '63 DAYTONA
GRAND PRIX. You win with
Sportsmans Cycle Center. Ya Yamaha
maha Yamaha Lilac Sales and Service.
Phone FR 2-3038 or FR 6-4263.
Open 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays.
WHOA! Horseback riding, hay
rides, barn dancing. Circle M
Ranch on Kincaid Road (27th
Ave.) 5 miles from campus. Phone
FR 2-8460. (M-120-7t-c).
SPECIAL This week only, on
lease from the Smithsonian
Institute, Paul Reveres original
horse, Strawberry. Lake Wauburg
Riding Stables. 441 SdUth. Ride
Wednesdays for SI.OO an hour. Call
Micanopy for free transportation.
WILL CARE FOR infants or small
children by day or night in private
home. 1406 NW sth Avenue, Phone
FR 6-8961. (M-65-ts-c).
NESTORS TV, RADIO, HI FI
SERVICE Tubes checked free.
Free estimates. Next to Florida
Bookstore Parking Lot. 1627 NW
Ist Avenue, Phone FR 2-7326.
AIR CONDITIONED apartments for
Summer B or for Fall trimester.
Will accomodate four. 1824 NW
4th Avenue. Call FR 6-4353.
FOR RENT Large 2bedroom house
in the country. Available for 3
or 4 male or female students.
Available after April 20. Anyone
interested, call Mr. Kaplin. FR
FOR RENT Furnished garage
apartment. Completely private.
Water furnished. $75 per month.
Also 3 room apartment second
floor. $55 per month. Call FR
2-3794 or FR 2-1823.(B-118-tf-p).
NICE TWO BEDROOM Furnished
Apartments for students beginning
May first. Will accomodate up to
4 students comfortably. Right near
campus. Reduced rates for
summer. Call Mrs. Jones at
FR 6-5636. Occupancy may be
had at end of this trimester.
MOVING? Avoid semester end
rush. Reserve your one way trailer
while all alxes are available.
United Rent-All, 625 NW Bth
Avenue. Phone FR 6-2835.
FOR RENT Convenient garage
efficiency apartment. From April
22 to July 1 at 321 SW 13th St.
Also double room for two quiet
ATTRACTIVE ROOM in quiet
home, private entrance, kitchen
privileges, excellent for students
who need to study. Call FR 2-7883.
FOR RENT-Efficiency Apartment.
Air conditioned. $260 3rd
trimester. Call FR 6-5576. (B (B---122-3t-c).
FOR RENT Air conditioned room.
Private entrance, private bath.
Everything furnished except
linens. Good location to campus.
Call after 5 p.m. FR 6-6905.
The Florida Alligator Tuesday, April 9, 1963
CLASSIFIED ADS ARF A VALUABLE SERVICE TO ALL
WHEN YOU CALL ABOUT THE ADS ON THIS PAGE
PLEASE MENTION >OU SAW IT IN THE GATOR
ONE BEDROOM completely
furnished apartment one block
from campus. Water furnished.
S6O a month. Call FR 2-6758.
ONE ROOM efficiency apartment
for single woman only. 305 NW
Ist St. FR 6-2012 or FR 6-7568.
TWO BEDROOM unfurnished
apartment, includes refrigerator
and stove. $75 a month. 1806 NW
6th St. FR 2-1362.(8-122-4t-c).
WANTED: Graduate student to
share 2 Bdrm. duplex apt. at 825
NE Bth Ave. Private bedroom. Your
share of phone, rent, utilities
approx. SSO mo. Marvin Moss. 230
D Engineering Bldg. (Ext. 2986)
or FR 6-2365. (B-122-4t-p).
Lost & Found
FOUND BICYCLE. Red,
American style with baskets.
Found near information booth on
13th St. and 2nd Ave. Call FR 6-
LEATHER WALLET, light brown,
lost Tuesday, April 2, in either
the Medical Science Parking Lot
or the 1700 block of NW 2nd Ave.
Finder keep money but return
wallet and cards. (L-121-c).
CHEAPER TO BUY? We say
definitely! See our 3 bedroom,
two bath home at 713 NW 25th
Avenue. Payment S7O per month.
3rd bedroom has own bath and
separate entrance. Call FR 2-
0356. Any reasonable offer or
trade accepted. (1-119-st-c).
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The Florida Alligator Tuesday, April 9, 1963
The Paper's Aim : All the news uith decency out oni\ limit
ONE OF THE APPARENT deficiencies in the University of Florida
students academic diet is the lack of a suitable visiting speaker
program which would attract students to campus speeches.
With the sometimes overmagnified but still ever present burden
of the trimester hanging over the head of the UF student, all too
often this past trimester the "student has found himself shying away
from the speeches presented on campus by instructors, traveling
lecturers, deans, professors and other important persons because
I just didnt have enough time, or *l simply had to much to do.
THE APPARENT LACK of time coupled with a certain tangible
amount of indifference by a large part of the UF student body toward
listening to any speaker, regardless of his stature and the relative
lack of what we might term controversial speakers all of these
have combined to cripple the present speakers program.
Granted, the UF brought at least two well-known speakers, both
controversial, to campus this spring. These would be Drew Pearson,
noted international newspaper columnist and author of Washington-
Merry-Go-Round, and six-time Socialist Presidential Candidate and
avid pacifist Norman Thomas. Mira Cardona, a leader in the
anti-Castro counterrevolutionary movement, spoke in Spanish to
primarily a Latin audience in McCarty Hall early in the trimester.
But, to most of the non-Spanish-speaking audience, what he said
THE POLITICAL APPETITES of UF students have been whetted
in the past, by classroom discussions only to be left unsatisified
when controversial political speakers were not forthcoming. Last
fall an American Communist was not allowed to speak on campus,
thus stirring up wrath in the hearts of some of the more interested
and less apathetic and less Red-fearing students on campus, who
championed the principles of freedom of speech to the nth. degree.
To some extent, the political appetites of UF students have thus been
Speakers of a controversial nature who could be considered for
speaking on campus, for Instance include such men as Barry Goldwater,
William F. Buckley, James R. Hoffa, Martin Luther King, Allen
Dulles, Dean Acheson, and an endless list of other noted and prominent
Americans who dally influence the American scene.
IDEALLY, THE COLLEGE campus should be a melting pot of
ideas, of knowledge. Why not take advantage of noted men and fine
speakers who would be willing to visit the campus, if only asked?
Buckley, Thomas, and others make it a practice to conduct several
lectures each year to college audiences. Some of these men are
Liberals, some Conservatives. Some are Republicans, some
Democrats, a few Socialists; Some are labor leaders and some men
who are concerned with the problem of integration versus segregation.
Some are military men, many are men of great political stature. Some
are Radicalsbut should we exclude them from speaking because of
Freedom of speech on a college campus includes, at least in our
eyes, far more than just allowing certain people to talk at certain
times. In order to remain Indeed free, freedom of speech must be
WE FEEL THAT THE campus is lagging behind certain others
around the nation in attracting strong speakers of various political
viewpoints here to speak and lecture. Were overlooking a major
part of any college educationdirect contact with the men who are
making the news and forming the opinions of tomorrow.
And, were not exercising a freedom for which men have been willing
to fight wars in order to obtain and maintain in the not-too distant
past. In short, were overlooking what could be a very important part
of any students college education.
The Florida Alligator
Editor-In-Chief David Lawrence Jr.
Managing Editors Maryanne Awtrey, Ben Garrett
Business Manager jay Fountain
Sports Editor Walker Lundy
Assistant to the Editor Sandy Sweitzer
News Editor judy Barnes
Editorial Page Editor Ron Spencer
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Flavet 111 during
Supports Quarter System
I am a 2UC student at UF who
transferred from the University
of Georgia in Athens, Georgia,
The University of Georgia was
on the five-hour quarter system
where a student carried three five fivehour
hour fivehour courses. This enabled
students to concentrate on three
courses and give adequate attention
to each. Each course was covered
thoroughly, and there was no
chance of important material being
Soph Criticizes Warning Letters
Undeserved warning letters are
one of the cruellest things that
can happen at UF. This can happen,
tool have two to pfove it.
The letters were for excessive
absences in classes which I had
notcut. Both classes were large
and met in a lecture hall where
roll was taken by a paid assistant.
In the first case, the assistant,
started taking roll before the bell
rang. In the second instance, the
man had been marking the person
in front of me under my name.
I was told both times that nothing
could be done. I was also told
that the professor never sees the
From my counsellor, I later
learned these facts. Four copies
of the letters go out: to the person,
the parents, to the permanent file,
and to the professor. My counsellor
said I should have gone to my
professor and should have
explained the situation. It seems
that some professors count heavily
I know of several other people
to whom this has happened. The
least we are being cheated out of
is the two free cuts. The most
is probably a grade. This is a big
stake for which to gamble. It
seems only fair under such con conditions
ditions conditions as I have described, that
Mike Power's head must be quite
His works are disgustingly
His integration play
Has no more to say
Than that assinine World Worldpremiered
premiered Worldpremiered flick.
Jess Elliott, 7ED
All letters to the editor should
be addressed to the Florida
Alligator, Florida Union Building,
and preferably should be typed on
8 1/2 b 11 paper, although letters
not conforming to these standards
will be accepted.
Every letter must be signed,
but names will be withheld upon
slighted. The coverage of material
depended upon understanding and
importancenot a deadline.
I am in no position to comment
on a semester system; however,
the trimester is similar to a
quarter system in the time allotted
for each term. This practice of
condensing hours but not material
is balanced with the allotted time,
but under the trimester system it
appears that semester subjects and
coverage of them has been speeded
up to fit into a modified quarter
The Florida Legislature may
an amended statement be sent out
at least to the professor and to
the permanent file.
Carol Stockstill, 2UC
Latins Suffer From Militarism
LATIN AMERICA, as Dr.
Harry Kantor has remarked in his
lectures, is full of countries
occupied by their own armies.
The issue of militarism in Latin
America is one of paramount
importance in the 20th. Century
for several reasons: Castroism,
communist agitation in the rest
of the hemisphere, the question
of the Monroe Doctrines visability
and such collective security pacts
as the Rio agreement.
This week has seen the takeover
of another Latin nation, Guatemala,
\' Jr Viewpoint.
by the military. The naval revolt
in Argentina and the military junta
in Peru are other current examples
of the continuing struggle between
civilian and military factions in
our neighboring republics. With
few exceptions, all Latin nations
have suffered under a caudillo
some time in this century.
Militarism in Latin America
stems from the Spanish heritage
in great part. The driving,
fanatical energy behind the Spanish
soldiers carried over into the New
World, as did their prestige.
The Wars of Independence in the
first quarter of the 19th. Century
gave another boost to militarism,
as did two World Wars. But it is
evident that present-day
militarism could not exist to any
large degree without the support of
the United States.
It was an American-built tank
which knocked down the gate of
the Presidential Palace at the time
of last years military coup in
Peru. And it is American arms
which form the mainstay of most
Latin American armies.
Hemispheric defense! cry the
advocates of such policies. But it
Is a fact of Realpolitik that the
U.S. alone would be expected to
feel that it is getting the ultimate
use out of the State's many college
campuses under its control. But,
could this not be done with three
quarters and a summer school
Under a quarter system students
are able to attend three quarters
and a summer school if they so
choosethusly, making use of the
campuses while all material is
still sufficiently covered.
At Georgia Tech, students carry
as many as six subjects under
their three-hour quarter system.
I am a, staunch supporter of the
quarter system and believe that
the Florida State Legislature would
do well to consider placing its
State institutions of higher
learning on the quarter system!
Judith K. Bridgwater
defend this hemisphere in another
war, as it was in World War H.
In that conflict only two Latin
American nations sent troops.
The truth is that Latin America
in general, needs an armed forces
large enough to assure internal
order a sort of national police
force and nothing more. There
is no threat of one hemispheric
entity invading another, and the
so-called threat of Castroism
could better by met by diverting
huge military expenditures into a
true social revolution which would
take away the roots on which
communism breeds. These roots
poverty, hunger, illiteracy illiteracyform
form illiteracyform the nourishment for Red Redtinged
tinged Redtinged movements such as
Large armed forces are not
needed, furthermore, to help
enforce the Monroe Doctrine.
For, although we may not agree
with Mr. K. that the Doctrine is
dead, we HAVE allowed it to
become inoperative. The Monroe
Doctrine was a unilateral declar declaration
ation declaration of this country, but the Big
Stick era is over; we now depend
on collective hemispheric action
through the Organization of
American States (OAS) at least
It was this type of action which
imposed sanctions on the Trujillo
dictatorship in the Dominican
Republic and on Castro. We have
eschewed unilateral intervention,
but collective intervention in Cuba
may yet become an actuality.
In any case, the military support
given by the U. S. has, traditionally,
been used by generals and colonels
to take and maintain control of their
own people. Needless to say, this
was not the intended purpose. And
when these despots are over-'
thrown, our prestige suffers with
Could it be that muchof Castros
feeling comes from the
fact that most of Batistas
henchmen used the training
acquired in the United States to
intimidate, torture and murder
their own compatriots?
Florida A Hundred Years Ago
Blockade Running, Cotton Issue Big News
(EDITORS NOTE. .Florida A
Hundred Years Ago is the monthly
publication of the Florida Civil
War Centennial Commission and
is edited by Samuel Proctor of
the University of Florida. It
reports s ignif i cant events
occurring in Florida 100 years
APRIL 1 Beginning today a
new tax program goes into effect
in Tallahassee, Subject to taxation
hereafter are vending goods,
household furniture (including gold
and silver plate), musical instru instruments,
ments, instruments, jewelry, slaves, carriages,
horses, and mules. Auction sales,
banking and insurance operations,
and commission sales will also be
taxed. White males, except those
in the military, will pay a poll
tax of $1.00; free Negro males,
$10.00; free Negro females, $5.00.
$4.00 must be paid for every slave
publically exhibited for sale.
Licenses will be required of the
following: Liquor retailers, $100;
hawkers of wares and merchandise
except charts and atlases, $100;
vendors of lottery tickets, $10;
shows, other than circuses or
eqeustrian exhibitions, $5;$10;
non-resident daguerrotypist or
dentist, $10; and livery stable
APRIL 2 U. S. Secretary
ot the Navy Gideon Welles has
sent a confidential and urgent re request
quest request to Rear Admirals. F. DuPont
Commander, South Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, to send all
ironclads in fit condition to the
Gulf of Mexico where the exi exigencies
gencies exigencies of the public service are
APRIL 3 Federals attacked
Bay Port today, but according to
Confederate reports, they were
repulsed. The engagement lasted
two hours, during which two
APRIL 4 The Tallahassee
Floridian today publishes the
following announcement: We are
authorized to state that the
Governor has contracted for 3,000
pairs (cotton and wool cards) at
$6.00 a pair, 1,000 are to be
delivered within six months, and
the remainder within a reasonable
time thereafter. If this contract
is carried out in good faith, and
we doubt not it will be, it was a
capital bargain on the part of the
Governor, and is but another proof
of his devotion to our suffering
soldiers, and the best interests
of the state. He enjoys the
reputation of also managing his
private affairs with eminent
success, and this contract entered
into with parties entirely respon responsible
sible responsible and on such advantageous
terms, goes to show that he is
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MECHANICS .. .Landau-Lifshitz
FLUID MECHANICS.. .Landau-Lifshitz
LINEAR CIRCUITS ...Scott
THE DYNAMICS OF AUTOMATIC CONTROL
.. .Slater and Frank
THE THEORY OF TRANSONIC FLOW
BASIC PHYSICS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
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just as particular in driving a
bargain for the state as for
himself. Some $20,000 were
appropriated for this purpose, and
if the governor can manage to
furnish 3,000 pairs out of this
fund when the same articles are
selling elsewhere for S2O to $25
per pair, all must admit that he
will have acted his part well.
APRIL 6 The U. S. S.
Huntsville today captured the sloop
Minnie off Charlotte Harbor with a
cargo of cotton aboard.
For sale at auction today in
Tallahassee are one Negro man,
hostel and gardener, 65; one field
hand, age 40; one woman field hand,
APRIL 7 An Arkansas news newspaper
paper newspaper calls the appointment of
General Edmund Kirby Smith of
Florida as commander of the Trans
Mississippi Department highly
gratifying to the troops. . There
is every reason to expect that the
unsatisfactory condition of things
which has prevailed in that depart department
ment department for several months past will
now be terminated.
The Sentinel, in an editorial
appearing today, endorses the
Impressment Act recently voted
by the Confederate Congress. It
will have the effect of increasing
the supply of provisions in this
market, consequently of reducing
the price. Farmers, the editorial
declares, were reluctant to take
their produce to market, fearing
that it would be impressed for
less than market price or without
juftt compensation. BacOn was
selling last week in Tallahassee
for eighty cents for sides, and
hams SI.OO per pound. There
is plenty of bacon in the country,
but the farmers have been afraid
to bring it to market. . this
fear should no longer exist.
APRIL 8 The U. S. S. Gem
of the Sea today seized the blockade
running British schooner Maggie
Fulton off Indian River Inlet. I
am confident, the Federals claim
that no vessels have run in or
out of either Jupiter or Indian
River Inlets since the 6th of March
1863. Their boats are in the
river whenever the bar will permit
them to cross.
APRIL 9 The Georgia General
Assembly is debating a bill which
would restrict the planting of cotton
and Governor Brown of that state
has asked Governor Milton of
Florida to persuade his
Legislature to do the same. Much
pressure is being exerted upon
Milton to call a special session
of the Legislature to pass such an
act. Public meetings have been
held in several Florida Counties
during the last few weeks and
petitions were forwarded to Talla Tallahassee
hassee Tallahassee supporting such a move.
Public opinion seems to be in favor
of regulating cotton planting.
Milton is against calling the
legislature into session,
contending that the session of 1862
discussed this problem at length
and defeated a proposal for that
purpose. He also says that even if
the General Assembly met, it would
be too late to stop those planters
who are determined td'pl&nt cotton
because of the early planting
season in Florida.
An armed boat expedition of
sailors and marines under Acting
Lieutenant McCauley, U. S.S.Fort
Henry, reconnoitered the Bay Port
area a few days ago. The boats
stood in for Bay Port on the evening
of the 2nd arriving off the city
the next morning. The first launch,
exhibiting the sluggish qualities
that were to be trying throughout
the reconnaissance, slowed the
expeditions progress through the
intricate channel. This waste of
time, McCauley reported gave
the rebels leisure to make all
preparations for our reception.
Two Confederate sloops and two
small schooners were run into a
bayou and grounded in an effort
to prevent their destruction by the
naval force. The sloop Helen was
captured south of the harbor and
destroyed with her cargo of corn.
The Union boat crews engaged and
forced the evacuation of a defending
Confederate battery. The Confed Confederates
erates Confederates burned a schooner with
cargo of cotton that was too large
to be moved inland. McCauley
reported: Having gained my
object in her destruction and the
clearing of the battery, the dis disabling
abling disabling of two of my guns, the
unwieldiness of the first launch,
which it made difficult to bring her
gun to bear; the uncertainty of aim
in the sea that was running, and
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consequent waste of ammunition,
and the warnings of Mr. Ashley,
the pilot, that if the ebb tide found
us there we should be left aground
made me give up my design of
trying to set the vessels in the
bayou on fire by shelling. The
boats pulled out of range of a rifled
gun which the Confederates brought
up. In the next week the expedition
examined the Chassahowitzka,
Crystal, Homosassa, Withla Withlacoochee,
coochee, Withlacoochee, Waccasassa and Suwanee
Rivers, as small boats carried
the message of sea power where
deeper draft vessels could not
APRIL 10 -- According to a
report issued today by President
Jefferson Davis: We begin this
struggle without a single gun afloat
while the resources of our enemy
enabled them to gather fleets
which, according to their official
list published in August last, con consisted
sisted consisted of 427 vessels, measuring
340,036 tons, Jnd carrying 3,268
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guns. Yet we have captured, sunk,
or destroyed a number of these
vessels, including two large
frigates and one sloop of war, while
four of their captured steam boats
are now in our possession, adding
to the strength of our little Navy,
which is rapidly gaining in num numbers
bers numbers and efficiency."
APRIL 12 -- The U. S. S. Annie
captured the schooner Mattie off
the Florida Gulf coast today.
APRIL 13 ln a letter to
Governor Brown of Georgia, Gov Governor
ernor Governor Milton explains why he did
not call the Florida legislature
into special session for the purpose
of securing legislation to prohibit
or limit the right of farmers to
plant cotton. First of all, he says,
by the time such legislation could
have been secured the crops would
have already been in. Moreover,
the intelligence and patriotism of
the planters of Florida Induced
them last year to plant cereals
to the exclusion of cotton.
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The Florida Alligator Tuesday, April 9, 1963
UF Baseball Team
Set To Skin Wildcats
By ERIC JONAS
The Florida Gator baseball team
nestled in a second place tie with
the Kentucky Wildcats will get a
chance to break it in a two game
series with the Cats today and 15
Wednesday afternoon, at 3 p.m. on
This will be the Gators last
appearance of the trimester. They
will resume action April 19 with
last-place Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
The Gators will make their next
home appearance against Florida
Southern, April 29.
The Gators (6-2) and the Wild Wildcats
cats Wildcats (3-1 trail the division lead leading
ing leading Tennessee Volunteers (4-1)
by 1 1/2 games. The Vols have
beaten their cross-state rival the
Vanderbilt Commodores (1-7)
three times and split a two game
series with Kentucky.
The Wildcats, 6-1 overall, suf suffered
fered suffered their lone loss at the hands
of the Vols, ending a six-game
season opening winning streak.
The Wildcats had beaten Vander Vanderbilt.
bilt. Vanderbilt. Centre College's Praying
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Gator Coach Dave Fuller has
named Charlie Anderson as his
starting pitcher in todays game,
Anderson, 2-0 on the season, leads
the Gators with a 1.42 earned earnedrun-average.
run-average. earnedrun-average. He has struck out
seventeen hitters and has given
up only ten hits, low for Gator
pitchers hurling more than fifteen
innings. As of press time his
opponent has not been named al although
though although it is not beyond the realm
of possibility that Cotton Nash
(All-American basketball center)
may pitch one of the two games.
Sparking the Gators is All-
American third baseman Tom
Moore. Moore leads the team
with a .421 batting average; runs runsbatted-in
batted-in runsbatted-in with 21; and hits with
24. Moore has also stolen six
bases and leads the team with
The Gators centerfielder is Al
Lopez, who raised his batting aver average
age average to .204 this weekend against
Auburn. Lopez leads the speedy
Gators with eight Stolen bases and
has driven in eleven runs.
Second baseman Carol Lanoux
is hitting .409 and has stolen
seven bases, while driving in nine
Danny Eggart leads the Gator
pitching staff with a 4-0 record.
UF Frosh Top
The freshman Gator baseball
team defeated Florida Southerns
freshman 8-7 yesterday at Perry
The Gators scored the winning
run in the nineth inning. With Bruce
Moore on second base, Mike Wing Wingfield
field Wingfield doubled to the base of the
fence to score Moore. Moore
was the baby Gators leading hit hitter,
ter, hitter, going two-for-four. Wes
Watson scored three of the Gators
Adrian Zabala started for the
Gators and lasted four Innings.
Kelly Prior finished up and gained
The baby Gators will journey
to Lakeland today for a return
match with Southern.
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. UF All-America third baseman stands poised, wait waiting
ing waiting for the pitch. Tom is currently leading the Gators
in hitting with a .421 average.
By ERNIE LITZ
The Gators Tom Moore is a
Moore, who plays third base
for the Gators was selected last
year by the collegiate baseball
coaches of the country as an All-
Last year Moore hit .319, scored
34 runs, had 5 triples, 25 RBl's
and led Floridas crack base
thieves with 26, with which he
helped the Gators rack up 108
stolen bases last yeara new
Moore, currently pacing the SEC
leading Gators with a batting
average of .421, is confident of
success in this years fortunes.
Weve got a real good team,
said Moore. If we dont become
fat and lazy we should be able
to repeat this year.
Last year the Gators took the
SEC title after a playoff series
JFK Tosses Opener
WASHINGTON (UPI) -Pres. John F. Kennedy unleashed a right
handed throw that almost went into the dirt yesterday to start the
1963 major league opening baseball game between the Baltimore
Orioles and the Washington Senators.
Kennedys ceremonial opening pitch was wide to the left and
low. Washington catcher Ken Retzer snagged it with his bare hand
only a few inches from the ground.
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with Mississippi State but were
knocked out of the regionals after
being ranked number one in the
nation, by Wake Forest.
Id say weve got as much
speed as we did last year, if
not more, Moore continued, You
really start to worry that pitcher
when youve got a team like ours
and someone gets on base. It
really distracts that pitcher and
it takes that little edge off each
The secret, of course, is depth.
I think weve got plenty of it this
year. If our pitching will hold up,
as I think it is capable of, well
be all right.
Does Tom think hell repeat as
All-America? Thats up to the
coaches. I think Ill be satisfied
if the team can do as well as
I think they can, and we go as
far as possible, both in the SEC
You dont make All-America
with a loser.