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Lombardi doubts fire code violations survey

By JON GLASS
Alligator Staff Writer
UF usually is the leader among
state universities, and when it
comes to fire code violations,
things are no different.
A recent records survey con conducted
ducted conducted by the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-
Sentinel found UF buildings have
823 fire violations, the most among
the 2,834 violations found at the
states nine public universities.
Although UF President John
Lombardi says the figures are high
and he is skeptical of the survey's
accuracy, he said excessive viola violations
tions violations make sense in UFs case.
We have more buildings, so big

Proposals
for budget
still shaky
By JON GLASS
Alligator Staff Writer
No one is really sure what life after July
1 will be like, for UF or for the rest of the
state.
But UF administrators, who have spent
the past 18 months forming hundreds of
speculative budget plans, are anxious to
know what the new fiscal year will bring.
Or fail to bring.
Legislators have the date marked on
their calendars as the deadline for finishing
next years state budget. If they dont meet
the deadline, they will face a crisis a
government without money. They have
spent the past three weeks trying to ham hammer
mer hammer out a plan that might appease Gov.
Lawton Chiles, who is demanding tax
reform.
With each new budget proposal thats
introduced in Tallahassee, UF Provost
Andrew Sorensen and Vice Provost Gene
Hemp crunch numbers and add a new
scenario to the list.
You can lay down all the scenarios you
want but trying to put odds on them is
nearly impossible, Hemp said.
State House members moved a step for forward
ward forward Wednesday with a vote on a $485
million tax plan. They approved the addi additional
tional additional revenue package, also, which now
moves to the senate for a vote.
The supplemental House plan may ap appear
pear appear to be more money, but Hemp said the
revenue would only neutralize a $45 million
cut from the State University System that
accompanies the $30.65 billion base
budget, dubbed reality II.
We need the supplemental budget... to
stand still as a System," Hemp said.
However, the situation could get worse
when senators review the House plan.
Hemp doesnt expect senators to be
see Budget, page 2

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surprise, we have more violations,
Lombardi said. "We also have
some of oldest buildings.
Florida State University was
second among the schools with
457 violations, while Florida Atlan Atlantic
tic Atlantic University had the least with
nine infractions, according to
figures compiled from state fire
marshal records between July 1,
1991, and March 3, 1992.
Lombardi didnt lay the blame
for the violations on any UF depart department
ment department because he said they were
caused by a combination of
problems, first among which is the
old age of most UF buildings.
He said the older buildings are

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More than 600 supporters of homosexual and bisexual rights marched from UFs Library West to the Alachua County
Administration Building in a "March for Freedom" on Wednesday. See related story page 3.
Senators pick treasurer, adopt resolution

By KARA KITTS
Alligator Writer
Despite some complaints about their
hands being tied, senators penned their
votes and chose a new student body
treasurer at the senate meeting Tuesday
night.
Mark Thorpe, assistant lead auditor in the
General Accounting Office, won the position
by five votes in a run-off election with Nikitah
Imani, Loyal Order of the 99 prime minister.

THURSDAY, JUNE 18. 1992

being renovated to meet fire code
guidelines when money becomes
available, and new buildings that
are constructed follow the codes.
But Lombardi said other code
infractions can be attributed to in individuals
dividuals individuals who prop fire doors open
or students who add deadbolts to
their dormitory doors.
You have to measure all the
risks in your environment and
reduce the life-threatening ones
first, Lombardi said.
There are several roadblocks to
correcting the violations. The first
and foremost is money, he said.
The State University System has
a general construction fund that

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The election came on the heels of a UF
Board of Masters decision last week that
prdered senators to recast their votes for
three candidates senators could not decide
among last month. Kristy Johnson, former
senator and Student Government activist,
was the third candidate.
Senate President Chris Tompkins en endorsed
dorsed endorsed Imani, although he told senators he
had reservations about the boards decision.
1 disagree with the whole idea of forcing
someone to vote, Tompkins shid.

includes fire and safety repairs for
all nine schools. Carl Blackwell,
SUS vice chancellor for budget and
finance, said the construction fund
this year was about S4O million, but
that the amount decreases annual annually
ly annually while repair needs increase.
"Theres never enough money
in a construction budget, Black Blackwell
well Blackwell said.
Money might not make that
much of a difference, Lombardi
said. UF could make repairs and
update the buildings, but fire codes
change often.
When it was built it was perfect,
but now the rules have changed,
Lombardi said.

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One example is UFs Performing
Arts Center, which opened in
January. While seemingly a brand
new building, the Sun-Sentinel sur survey
vey survey found that the center has 42
violations.
Lombardi explained that the
center was built according to com community
munity community college fire code standards
and then tested with much stricter
university standards.
Another setback is the require requirement
ment requirement to vacate buildings when cor correcting
recting correcting violations such as
installing sprinkler systems, he
said. Lombardi said he can clear
buildings out but doesnt have a
place to relocate workers.

Student Body President Bret Berlin
brought the vote before the board because
he said giving senators a choice of none of
the above on the treasurer ballots was il illegal.
legal. illegal. A student body statute requires that
senators shall cast only one vote for one of
three nominated candidates.
But Berlin said Tuesday the important
issue was filling the treasurer position.
It has been far too long since weve had
see Senate, page 2



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ALLIGATOR, THURSDAY, JUNE 18,1992

Budget
from page 1
thrilled about a $485 million tax
package when they wouldnt even
consider a $305 million plan last
week.
That means neither the SUS nor
UF would break even.
"A very fuzzy crystal ball says
well have less money than last
year, Hemp said.
What worries Hemp even more
is where any extra money will go.
He said a possibility exists that
the Health Science Center, In Institute
stitute Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences and administrative affairs
will be passed over if the additional
revenue is designated for UF.
Senate
from page 1
a student body treasurer, Berlin
said.
The new treasurer said he wants
to increase student awareness of
Student Senate.
I will work with Mr. Imani to
capture that segment of the stu student
dent student body that needs to speak out
and needs to be heard, Thorpe
said.
Another controversial issue dis discussed
cussed discussed at the meeting was a diver diversity
sity diversity resolution that Berlin wrote in
response to the Gainesville City
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Without a tax raising plan,
reality II might go in effect, and UF
administrators would begin the
sl6 million in cuts.
Hemp said part of the cuts could
come from laying off an estimated
300 faculty and staff members.
Pink slips would be distributed
based on seniority.
Classes would be larger, and
faculty members involved in re research
search research projects would have to hunt
for grants to help cover salaries for
assistants.
Administrators are thankful that
two of their largest projects the
National High Magnetic Field
Laboratory and the Brain Institute
will remain unscathed by the
budget outcome because both rely
dinance.
The resolution passed but not
without a few changes.
Instead of referring to the Stu Student
dent Student Body of the University of
Florida, senators changed the
wording to Student Senate.
Vision Party Sen. Lauralee
Longstaff said fear made her sug suggest
gest suggest the change.
"The reason I made this amend amendment
ment amendment is that Im scared (the
resolutions) going to fail,
Longstaff said. I know that people
are worried that their constituency
does not stand behind it
The senators also inserted a stu student
dent student body statute into the resolu resolution
tion resolution to try to protect people from
sexual and racial discrimination.

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on federal funding. But Hemp said
he isnt impressed with lawmakers'
attitudes.
It couldnt be a worse time for
the state to be sending signals that
they dont care about higher
education, Hemp said.
He said legislators are short shortsighted
sighted shortsighted when it comes to funding
prominent national programs, con considering
sidering considering that UF faculty members
alone attracted $220 million in
grants to the state last year.
Speculation is that the budget
debate will come down to the wire.
Hemp says UF will scrimp by,
regardless of legislators
decisions.
"Were planning to be open and
operating on July 1.
The final change to the resolu resolution
tion resolution reworded the last section to
read, the Student Senate of the
University of Florida acknow acknowledges
ledges acknowledges the right of all groups to
celebrate their diversity, raise
their visibility and educate the
general public.
Berlin, who said Wednesday he
prefers to present his views during
his presidential report and then
leave while senators make their
decisions, was not pleased.
If youre going to make a stand
you should make it strong, he
said. They passed down a
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Gay and lesbian rights rally draws support

By JAIME ABDO
Alligator Staff Writer
In an effort to have their voices heard,
homosexual and bisexual supporters took to
the avenue University Avenue.
About 400 people gathered in front of UPs
Libary West on Wednesday night for a Walk
for Freedom, but by the end of their journey
the number had grown to more than 600.
Gay and lesbian civil rights supporters held
signs, chanted and sang as they paraded
down University Avenue. Business owners,
employees and costumers along the route
flooded to the street to watch them.
American Civil Liberties Union member
Bill Gallagher, Gainesville Area Human
Rights Campaign member Clare Gibert and
Rev. Jack Donovan led the group in chants
such as He He Ho Ho Courtland Collier has
to go and We will remember in November.
Gallagher said he was impressed with the
number of people who marched.
They are pissed off at the commission ...
that is why they are here, he said.
During the walk, the gay rights supporters
encountered both support and hatred from
those along the path to the Alachua County

Groups problems now include senate

By MICHELE LATE
Alligator Writer
In March, student senators gave a
group of students $13,000 to build a
formula race car and take it to a national
competition, where they hoped it would
bring glory to UF.
But the competition came and went,
and the race car never left Gainesville.
And although the group, the Society
of Automotive Engineers, plans to spend
time gearing up the car for next years
competition, some senators say they are
angry the engineers did not live up to
their promise.
I just think its ridiculous, Vision
Party Sen. Steve Malter said Tuesday.
We upheld our end of the bargain, and
they didnt. We gave away money, and
they never finished it.
David Rae, an SAE member and
mechanical engineering senior, said the
car was not finished in time for the
competition because of a string of unex unexpected
pected unexpected problems.
We got the car done at the last
minute, and we didnt have time to test
it, Rea said.
Then the trailer wasnt finished in
time, and a second trailer got in an
accident the day we were leaving.
Rea said group members were as dis disappointed
appointed disappointed as senators that the car did
not go to the competition.
It was a heartbreak, Rea said. We
were working on it for about a year. We
spent Christmas break, Spring break
and every weekend on it.
We had no life.
Despite assurances from SAE mem members
bers members that the car would be perfected in
time for next years competition, Vision
Party Sen. Lauralee Longstaff was not
satisfied.
Im glad well still eventually get
something from it. said Longstaff, who
voted against giving the money to the
group.
But I feel like it was a waste they
knew what they had to do. They owe
senate and UF an explanation.
Ed West, a mechanical engineering
senior and SAE member who requested
the money on behalf of the group, said

Administration Building.
Gibert read an open letter to the commis commission
sion commission at the end of the groups 1.25 mile walk.
She said gay and lesbian supporters are
demanding that county commissioners
reinstate public hearings on adding sexual
orientation to Alachua Countys anti-dis anti-discrimination
crimination anti-discrimination ordinance.
Our voices must be heard, Gibert read.
Our voices will be heard. No matter how the
hatemongers and bigots try to silence us, we
will never go back to the dark whispers of
the closet
After the walk, supporters moved to the
Downtown Plaza in front of the Alachua Coun County
ty County Courthouse where several people, includ including
ing including UFs Student Body President Bret Berlin,
offered encouragement and hope.
Berlin said what is happening in Alachua
County is wrong.
When people are being egged, harassed
and beat up something is wrong, Berlin
said. When people are being denied their
inalienable rights of liberty, life and the pur pursuit
suit pursuit of happiness something in this country
is wrong.
see Rally, page 5

SAE members did what they promised.
We asked for $13,000 to build (the
car), and we built it, West said. We
realize we let a lot of people down, but
we dont feel were guilty of doing any anything
thing anything bad. It was a tremendous disap disappointment
pointment disappointment to us.
West said the extra year SAE mem members
bers members have to labor on the car will work
to their advantage because they will
have more time to test it.
Vision Party Sen. Chris Meyer said
the situation wasnt entirely SAEs fault
but recommended that senators spend
more time grilling groups that ask for

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Mechanical engineering senior Dave Rea works on the SG-funded Society of
Automotive Engineers formula race car. The car was to be raced in a national
competition before the group encountered a series of mishaps.

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Emotions ran high at Wednesdays vigil as gay rights supporter Rabbi Gerald
Friedman, left, and opposer Vincent Mallet exchange words. Friedman said the
group was fighting for their civil rights, but Mallet disagreed. Mallet said no one
has the right to publicly or privately assault the anus of another human being.

money.
I dont think senates been asking
enough of the right questions, Meyer
said. It shows senate needs to be more
careful when they distribute funds.
A second car built by SAE, a Baja car
that was not funded by the senate, was
built in time for a national competition
and won first place.
Rea said the formula race car has an
equally good chance.
We have a whole year, Rea said. So
in a nutshell, yeah, it has a lot of poten potential."
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THURSDAY, JUNE 18,1992, ALLIGATOR,

Anthropologist
to help identify
czars remains
By MATTHEW SAUER
Alligator Staff Writer
In 1917, at the height of the first Russian Revolu Revolution,
tion, Revolution, the ruling czar and his family reportedly were
murdered, their remains cremated, doused in
sulfuric acid and buried in an unmarked, hidden
grave.
For more than 40 years, William Maples has
wondered whether those stories are true
wondered just what happened to the family of Czar
Nicholas 11, the last ruling family of Russia.
Now he may have the opportunity to find out.
Maples, a UF forensic anthropologist, will travel
to Russia in July to help identify what could be the
remains of Czar Nicholas II and his family.
He will lead the Romanov Project a team of
the nations top forensic experts, named for
Nicholas surname as he travels to the eastern
Russian city of Yekaterinburg to discuss the logis logistics
tics logistics of identifying the remains. A return trip is
scheduled for October.
The mystery of the Romanovs is not a new
fascination for Maples. As a child, he read the
account of an American journalist on the trail of
the czars remains. But finding them himself
seemed inconceivable.
Honestly, I never dreamed Id be doing what
Im doing, let alone working with such remains as
these, Maples said last week.
A team of Russian academics a professor, a
writer, a lawyer and a pathologist thinks it may
have found the Romanovs. It wants international
assistance to verify that find.
Thats where Maples comes in. Hes sort of a
celebrity in forensic circles, working on such
high-profile cases as the remains of Elephant
Man John Merrick, President Zachary Taylor and
Peruvian conqueror Francisco Pizzaro. He is also
the only full-time forensic anthropologist in
Florida, helping law-enforcement agencies
throughout the state identify bodies.
Last week, Maples received a formal invitation
to Yekaterinburg from the deputy president of
Sverdlovsk District, which includes the city.
Maples team includes Dr. Michael Baden and
Lowell J. Levine, co-directors of the Forensic
Sciences Unit of the New York State Police. Baden
was chairman of pathology fbr the U.S. House of
Representatives Select Committee on Assassina Assassinasee
see Assassinasee Czar, page 5

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Davis trial for first-degree
murder begins Monday
The first-degree murder trial of
a former Newberry carpet cleaner
is scheduled to begin Monday.
Alan Robert Davis, 30, is
charged with the June 1991 stran strangulation
gulation strangulation deaths of UF students
Carla Marie McKishnie and
Eleanor Anne Grace in their Cas Casablanca
ablanca Casablanca West apartment
In a confession, Davis said he
became infuriated when Grace
sprayed him with Mace. He said
he first knocked Grace uncon unconscious,
scious, unconscious, then fought with McKish McKishnie.
nie. McKishnie.
Davis told investigators he
strangled McKishnie, then re returned
turned returned to Grace and strangled
her.

Rancid robber earns his
nickname in 10th heist
FORT LAUDERDALE A
man who apparently doesnt
bathe often robbed a bank here
Wednesday and got away, mark marking
ing marking the 10th heist in the past
month for the robber dubbed
Stinky the Bandit, police said.
The latest in the string of odor odoriferous
iferous odoriferous heists took place at a
Glendale Federal Bank branch on
Ocean Boulevard. And the sus suspect
pect suspect is the same one wanted in a
slew of bank robberies around
Fort Lauderdale since early May.
He hasnt produced a weapon
during any of the bank jobs, nor
has he threatened anyone or hurt
anyone, police say.
But he does have that trade trademark.
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WASHINGTON President Bush and Russian
President Boris Yeltsin signed a landmark agree agreement
ment agreement Wednesday to destroy thousands of nuclear
weapons, and inscribed their names to military,
economic and scientific accords sealing a new
relationship between two old Cold War adversar adversaries.
ies. adversaries.
Capping a two-day summit, Bush also extended
liberalized trade ties to Russia.
At a White House signing ceremony, Bush said
his string of agreements with Yeltsin brings us
to the threshold of a new world, a world of hope
and opportunity.
Said Yeltsin, This world is becoming more
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The two men, seated before the Stars and
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Boycott on Ice-T song
makes retailer pull disc
ALBANY, N.Y. A protest
against the song, Cop Killer,
spread Wednesday when a large
record-store chain removed the
disc containing the rap song from
shelves and a sheriffs group
called on police nationwide to
boycott Time Warner Inc.
Super Club Music Inc., based
in Atlanta, said Wednesday it
would stop selling Ice-Ts Body
Count disc at its 300 stores in 19
states that go by the names Tur Turtles,
tles, Turtles, Record Bar and Tracks.
Rapper Ice-T brags in Cop Kil Killer
ler Killer that hes bout to dust some
cops off and shouts die, pig,
die in the chorus.
In response to the ban, Tune
Warner said, In this case, just
banning the song will not make
violence and rage disappear.

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In a role reversal, sixth sixthgrader
grader sixthgrader helps Quayle spell
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ing basking in his new-found celebrity. On
Wednesday, Figueroa conducted
an interview outside his house as
he waited for a limousine to take
him to New York City for that
days taping of the Late Night.
With David Letterman show.
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the pens they used to sign the accords and were
greeted by the applause of their aides and invited
guests.
The nuclear agreement calls on Russia to dis dismantle
mantle dismantle its most dangerous weapons and Yelt Yeltsin
sin Yeltsin announced earlier in the day he already had
ordered them taken off alert.
Each side would be limited to a maximum of
3,500 long-range nuclear missiles, well below the
levels contained in the last agreement negotiated
with then-Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev.
The other accords that Bush and Yeltsin signed
included a charter for American-Russian partner partnership
ship partnership and friendship, one on space cooperation,
one to provide early warning of any nuclear
missile launch, and several to govern U.S. invest investment
ment investment in Russia.

Study finds implanted
breasts not cancer prone
BOSTON A major study
found that women who have their
breasts enlarged with implants
face no unusual risk of breast
cancer, providing new support for
those who oppose a federal ban
on the procedure.
In fact, the study found that
women getting implants actually
appeared to have only about half
the cases of breast cancer as
would have been expected in the
following decade. However, re researchers
searchers researchers cautioned there is no
reason to think implants might
somehow reduce the risk of this
common cancer.
The study, the largest ever con conducted
ducted conducted on the subject, is the sec second
ond second to challenge the assertion
that breast implants might in increase
crease increase the risk of cancer.

Compiled from Associated Press and Alligator staff reports

Fighting in Sarajevo
returns, ending brief halt
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herze Bosnia-Herzegovina
govina Bosnia-Herzegovina Heavy shelling shook
Sarajevo and its suburbs on
Wednesday, ending a cease-fire
that briefly had brought peace to
the ravaged city. Serb forces re reportedly
portedly reportedly captured a strategic hill
just south of the Bosnian capital.
"This is all-out war, said Ad Adnen
nen Adnen Abdul Rezek, the U.N. official
in charge of civilian affairs in
Sarajevo.
He said fighting raged across
the western part of the city, which
has been besieged for 2 1/2
months by Serb militants oppos opposing
ing opposing Bosnias secession from Yu Yugoslavia.
goslavia. Yugoslavia.
Russia invites U.S. to
probe reports of POWs
MOSCOW Russia invited
U.S. officials to a northern prison
camp Thursday to investigate re reports
ports reports that the former Communist
government may have held an
American pilot shot down during
the Korean War.
The invitation to American
members of a joint U.S.-Russian
commission on POWs followed
President Boris Yeltsins state statements
ments statements this week that American
servicemen might still be on Rus Russian
sian Russian soil.
Yeltsins spokesman, Vyach Vyacheslav
eslav Vyacheslav Kostikov, said 2,800 U.S.
citizens found themselves on So Soviet
viet Soviet soil after World War I, World
War 11, Korea and Vietnam, and
said it was possible some still may
be alive.
But the co-chairman of the
POW-MIA commission, Gen.
Dmitri Volkogonov said he
doubted that any American
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of Justice to identify the remains of Nazi
war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele. He was
also an expert witness in one of the trials
of serial killer Ted Bundy.
Also assisting will be William Hamil Hamilton,
ton, Hamilton, Gainesvilles medical examiner.
Hamilton conducted autopsies on the
four UF students and one Santa Fe
Community College student found mur murdered
dered murdered in August 1990.
"This team is composed of experts
with many years experience in a very
large number of high-profile cases,
Maples said.
Maples said he will use the same
equipment he used to work with the
body of the Elephant Man: a pair of
small video cameras, a video mixer and
recorder and two small monitors.
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of the czar or family member over the
remains and compare the skeletal struc structures.
tures. structures. Maples has procured
photographs of the Romanovs taken by
the count- general in charge of the czars
personal bodyguards.
Maples Russian counterpart,
Alexander Avdonin, got on the trail of
the czar when he read an archived
speech from 1934. It was the testimony
of Bolshevik leader Yakov Urovsky,
commandant of the special detail as assigned
signed assigned to kill the czar and his family.
By using Urovskys account, the four
Russians were able to locate the remains
in a field where the truck carrying them
n)ired in mud. The Russians covered the
bodies and swore not to divulge the
location until they could return and
begin the work again. At that time, to
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some of them inside the skulls.
They think the remains, which car carried
ried carried traces of sulfuric acid, are the bones
of the czar and the czarina, their
daughters Olga, Maria and Anastasia,
and the family physician, cook, house
maid and servant.
There are still some missing bodies.
The bodies of Nicholas' son,
Czarevitch Alexei, and Grand Duchess
Tatyana Nicholiyvna were not found.
Urovsky said that the assassins divided
the bodies to make them more difficult
to locate.
U.S. Secretary of State James Baker,
who toured the facility where the bodies
are being held, offered the assistance of
American forensic experts to help iden identify
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UF President John Lombardi called
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"If you never do anything political again, you must
come to the polls and vote in November.
Before the walk, many marchers gathered outside the
St. Augustine Church and Catholic Student Center for
prayer, silence and singing.
Priests and rabbis offered words of encouragement to
the gay and lesbian supporters, although others driving
by yelled insults such as faggots at them.
Toward the end of the vigil, anti-gay rights activist
Vincent Mallet tried to address the crowd but was
silenced by their singing. \
Mallet said the gay and lesbian supporters should be
focusing on Fathers Day. \
Let us not deny our sons their right to be fathers,
Mallet told a small group of listeners.
"Every male who separates himself from females is
doing something dangerous to his soul.
Rabbi Gerald Friedman told Mallet the vigil was not
designed to force homosexuality on others but to fight
for their civil rights.
But Mallet said no one has the right to publicly or
privately assault the anus of another human being.

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EDITORIAL

At the crossroads
Its an interesting time to be alive in the world. Every Everything
thing Everything seems to be in flux.
We have President Bush and Russian President Boris Yelt Yeltsin
sin Yeltsin sitting down to talk about reducing arms further than
ever. Stranger still, we have Yeltsin admitting that the So Soviet
viet Soviet Union created chemical weapons that got out of hand
and admitting that there may yet be U.S. servicemen alive
in Russia.
We have had an Earth Summit where most nations of the
world gathered to talk about preserving the environment,
most even offering the bucks to do it Despite Bushs hard hardline
line hardline denial of some of the initiatives the summit was a suc success.
cess. success. It started a dialogue that has never taken place before.
There may be hope for our vanishing species.
In our own nation, gearing up is one of the most interest interesting
ing interesting presidential races in our lifetime. Bush and Clinton, the
initial front runners, have found their position is not as com comfortable
fortable comfortable as they first thought Ross Perot may appear to the
American people as the man to make change.
But who knows what will be their final choice as more
and more of Perots peculiar past comes back to haunt him?
He may not be taken at face value for long.
Closer to home, state legislators are wrestling with the
budget. Gov. Lawton Chiles has promised tax reform de despite
spite despite a no-new-taxes budget sent to him by lawmakers.
Most officials within the State University System are hop hoping
ing hoping that Chiles wins that particular battle. After all, it will
cost them $45 million sl6 million to UF if he doesnt
But UF will survive.
And locally, gay rights activists are squaring off with local
religious and business leaders who oppose the addition of
sexual orientation to Alachua Countys anti-discrimination or ordinance.
dinance. ordinance. Activists feel that its a fight for their civil rights.
Opponents view it as an attack on the morals and family
structures of the community.
Whatever the outcome of the County Commissions vote,
its not an issue that again will be easily swept under the car carpet
pet carpet Commissioners know that too.
For many of you, the end of the Summer terms will mean
graduation. Youll be out in the real world, hopefully armed
with the insight and sensitivity that four or more years at
UF has given you.
Youll be tackling every day the issues weve mentioned,
and it wont get any easier.
Our generation stands on the edge of what could be an
abyss or a stairway to greater things. The days when it was
possible to stand idly by and watch the workings of the
world are gone. This planets just gotten to small. Our fates
are interlocked with all the worlds peoples.
We wish you the best of luck. Use what you have learned
to make the world a better place for you having been there.
Make your little comer of the globe a good place to be.
Stand by and honor your beliefs.
In the hubbub of modem existence, they may be the only
things that are truly yours.
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w Editor
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Family values under fire A

WASHINGTON As a senior at DePauw Univer University
sity University in Greencastle, Ind., Dan Quayle often engaged
in activities that did not promote the kind of values
dear to the heart of Norman Rockwells America.
Some of Quayles former fraternity members have
said that he was part of a group that frequently placed
transparent plastic wrap inside toilet seats to embar embarrass
rass embarrass unsuspecting souls with their bodily functions.
Even as an adult, Quayle exercised liberties with
women other than his wife, as well aS occasionally
consuming too much liquor and other stimulants,
according to well-placed Capitol Hill lobbyists.
Quayle isnt the only public official to ever engage
in hypocritical behavior. There are dozens of elected
officials in Washington who make a big deal of
espousing family values while living double lives. And
Quayle is by no means close to being considered one
of the most hypocritical public figures.
The problem with family values talk is that it
involves more than simple black and white answers,
often there are no acceptable solutions. But one feet
is clear. The stresses and cross-currents involved in
personal relationships today are by no means as easy
to deal with as they may have seemed in some earlier
era. The business of deciding whats moral and proper
is just not as clear-cut as it was back in the days of
Ozzie and Harriet. So who is to judge what are proper
family values? Is it better, for example, for Murphy
Brown to abort a child she wants because she is not
married? According to Ross Perot, this is simple. All
that is required is for people to decide these questions
before having unprotected sex. If life were so simple.
Another example of the complexity of the family
values controversy involves the recent decision by
Levi Strauss, manufacturer of the worlds most popu popular
lar popular blue jeans, to end its significant financial support
of the Boy Scouts of America, because of that organi organizations
zations organizations decision to ban homosexual scouts and scout scoutmasters.
masters. scoutmasters. The company said the exclusion of
homosexuals and atheists was contrary to its values
which cannot fund an organization that discriminates
on the basis of sexual orientation or religious beliefs.
Why would United Way of San Francisco, Wells
Fargo Bank and the Bank of America join Levi Strauss
in severing all ties to the Boy Scouts? Does this imply
these organizations have suddenly become anti-fam anti-family?
ily? anti-family? Obviously not. These companies just have a
different definition of family values. Influencing mi minors
nors minors in sensitive personal behavior or theology is
completely outrageous and not the business of scout scoutmasters.
masters. scoutmasters. Interpreting and drawing the lines of appro appropriate
priate appropriate behavior is what family values are about.
For the Boy Scouts not to understand that legiti legitimate
mate legitimate differences exist between its view of proper
family values and those embraced by Levi Strauss is
to expose a lack of judgment. The same can be said
of Quayle, who trumpets the dangers in holding
diverse views on family matters.

Here and Now fer
Cody Shearer /hHr-1
But to escalate the battle further, as the Boy Scouts
and others have, by encouraging fellow citizens to
boycott Levi Strauss products because they have
issued a varied interpretation of family values, is to
be totally out of bounds in my book.
The fact that they would penalize the Boy Scouts
for refusing to accept open practicing homosexuals
as scoutmasters shows they no longer want the
business of the majority of Americans, claimed Rev.
Donald Wildmon, a Methodist minister and director
of the American Family Association in promoting a
call for a national boycott of Levi products.
I could understand and even support such a boy boycott
cott boycott if Levi Strauss had encouraged gay scoutmasters
to introduce their young charges to gay sex. But
nothing of the sort has happened. Levi Strauss is only
practicing tolerance under the same broad guidelines
that have steered the Boy Scouts in the past To
stipulate otherwise, for personal or political gain, is
to further divide our country.

South Africas Naziland ln a highly critical
100-page report last week, Amnesty International
called upon the de Kleric government in South Africa
to, Acknowledge publicly that extra-judicial execu executions,
tions, executions, torture and other grave human rights violations
continue to be committed by members of the security
forces... Noting that 7,000 people died in political
violence between January 1990 and March 1992, the
report claims that for all of de Klerks reforms, the
security forces continue waging war on the African
National Congress. And all too often, that means
taking part in political killings, the report said.

Art thieves Since the collapse of communism,
robbers and organized gangs have stolen hundreds
of pieces of valuable art from churches and museums
in Eastern Europe. Czechoslovakia, in particular, is
reported to have lost billions of dollars in stolen art

Perots friends Long-time associates of H. Ross
Perot tell me that he doesnt understand constraints.
It concerns them that an authoritarian leader like
Perot would go to any length to silence an opponent
because of his well-known intolerance of differences
of opinion. They tell me that Perots candidacy should
be a warning to America, not a solution.
Cody Shearer is a syndicated columnist based in
Washington, D.C.



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. APPLAUSE, THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1992

OUT Takes

Housesitter
rated PG, running time 1 hour, 50
s minutes
Where it's at: Oaks 4, Litchfield
What it's worth: $4 it's a breezy
T"T] little thing best suited
; ( ; for a matinee and a
small popcorn.
; ; Frank Oz loves to lie.
And he loves to involve
Steve Martin in them.
A few year's ago, Oz directed Martin in
"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," a film about the
mechanics and the process of lying on a
grand scale the challenge and beauty of
the scam.
It was a harsh film, lacking in likable
characters and without remorse the
scammed deserve their fate.
Oz's and Martin's latest film, "Housesit "Housesitter"
ter" "Housesitter" continues this tradition, albeit with a
softer touch.
Martin plays Newton Davis, an architect,
who, in the film's short prologue, takes
Becky (Dana Delaney), the woman he has
loved since childhood, to show her the
house he has designed. As he proposes, he
offers it to her. She refuses.
Enter Goldie Hawn as the liar, Gwen
Something (her last name is never clearly
defined). By her own admission, she likes to
reinvent her life from time to time, and when
Davis and he tells her of the house, she goes
to check it out. Through standard film coin coincidence,
cidence, coincidence, she tells the town, Davis' parents
and Becky she is Mrs. Davis. The expected
wackiness and romance results.
Martin's Davis is a man willing and ready
to take risks. As the story progresses, he
joins and even adds to Gwen's lies. Davis is
played with the right mix or confusion and
ecstasy he finds a real passion in the lie.
Hawn is the film's more interesting story,
and, in the end, its downfall. Not because
she is a liar liars, Oz suggests, can be

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good and interesting people. But Gwen's
problem with lying is she can't stop. Her
lies mean more to her than her life. They
go beyond their purpose and, even when
she is getting hurt by them, she can't stop
telling them. While that is funny, there is
a hint of real tragedy. That could have
made "Housesitter" not only a funny
movie, but a powerful one as well.
Oz decided funny was enough. In the
end, Gwen, instead of sociopathic, is
zestfully exuberant. Her life of masquer masquerade
ade masquerade is shown as a path to happiness. And
like a lie, it may leave you smiling, but it
ends up cheating you. Because what is
missing in this movie about the art of
deception is, fundamentally, the truth.
Matt Adams
Pinocchio
rated G, running time 1 hour 15
minutes
Where it's at: it's not here yet
What it's worth: $5.50 bring your
kid cousin with you
The year was 1937.
h; The United States was
: precariously close to en en;
; en; tering World War 11,
; "Gone with the Wind"
and "The Wizard of Oz"
were box office hits.
Looking to follow its success with
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,"
Walt Disney had finished its second full fulllength
length fulllength animated picture and was looking
to its songs and characters to outdo
"Snow White."
What Walt & pals came up with was
one of its best efforts Pinocchio, which
is coming back to the nation's theaters
this summer.
For those deprived children who may
not know the story, Pinocchio was a mari marisee
see marisee pinocchio, page 4

The New Video Arcade!
The Space-N-Gator
video arcade
is moving inside
of the Reitz Union.

From table 151, across the
street from the yet even more
opulent desk of Applause:
I shouldn't care about this, because
I'm going sailing tomorrow and should
be thinking only of the Gulf Stream. But
in the cause of truth and to be on the
leading edge of controversy, I'll do it.
Brace yourself. Parents, you might
want to pull the newspaper away from
the breakfast table so the kids won't see
it. Ready? Okay.
There are no bison on Paynes Prairie.
Forget the propaganda drilled into you
by the naturalists around Gainesville. All
the bison left in America are hanging
out in Hollywood with Kevin Costner,
talking with their agents about "Dances
with Bison II: Tanka Returns." They
don't have time to frolic around in
north-central Florida, unless it's part of
some Disney movie they have forgotten
to tell the Gainesville Entertainment
Hack Club about.
Bison live in Kansas and Oklahoma
where cowgirls wear Levis, loose-fitting
cotton shirts, snakeskin boots and Stet Stetson
son Stetson hats bison should not live in
Florida. We have enough strange ani animals
mals animals wihout hairy hump-backed heifers.
For proof, we offer this week's cover,
shot by expectant father L.E. Baskow.
See, no bison. Larry and I traipsed
through the Prairie Sunday morning,
thinking a bison would make a fine
cover photo. None appeared. Not even
when we offered money.
Which leads us to this week's contest.
The first person who can provide proof
that bison exist on Paynes Prairie will
get their choice of the Applause "I got
this for free" cassette and CD collection.
Anyway, on to practical matters.
Campus NOW has asked me to tell you
that they are holding the Campus NOW
Feminist Movie Night in Celebration of
Lesbian and Gay Pride Week on June
22 at (not by) the Hippodrome, and I

said okay (if only Debbie C. could see
me now). Things start at 6 p.m. with
speakers, then the movies begin. "Virgin
Machine," a movie about a German
journalist who discovers her sexuality sexualitywhile
while sexualitywhile in San Francisco, begins at 6:30.
"Tounges Untied," a story about black
gay men, begins at 8:15. Admission is
free. For more information, call 332-
0700.
And before I put on my Topsiders, a
note of thanks to Matt Sauer, who calls
this his last issue as editor of this paper.
He's going south for the summer to
work for a publication grownups read.
I have been fortunate to work for a
man for which I have both appreciation
and respect that can be a hard com combination
bination combination to find in bosses. He has sup supported
ported supported me in whatever I have done at
this place. For that, and for the beers I
won't get to repay for a while, I'll miss
him.
He has been a good boss and, more
than that, a good friend. He leaves this
place they way we all hope to, in better
shape than he found it. Take care,
buddy. It's been fun.
And, while we're talking about the
Alligator's top spot, congratulations to
my new boss, Elizabeth Clarke, who
survived a grueling editor-selection
meeting to become the ruler of all she
can survey at 1105 W. University. Con Confidence
fidence Confidence is high for the future and I, for
one, look forward to the ride.
Until I've got my sea legs back...
Matt Adorn
/ Editor Matt Adams
/ Art Director Lawson D. Kelly
Assistant Editor Matthew /
Sauer Assistant Art /
N. Director Paul /



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tors to experience at least a part of the
natural Florida. For first-time hikers on the
preserve, here are some basic facts. There
are three major access points to the pre preserve.
serve. preserve. South on 441 (13th Street) is the
main entrance, where there is a fee of
$3.25 to enter. The Bolen Trail, also on
441 South, and the La Chua Trail, off
Southeast 15th Street, are both free and
open to the public.
Since moving to Gainesville from
Michigan, I have seen all sorts of Florida
wilderness. But I have never seen an
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back at me. I went to the Prairie hoping
to get a good look at an alligator.
I started at the Bolen Trail. Only a mile
long, the Bolen Trail can be explored
comfortably in a few hours. At the front
gate, there was a sign that read: While on
the trail, be alert for alligators, poisonous
snakes and bison.
The sign got me interested. Poisonous
snakes I could do without, but alligators?
And bison? I slung my camera over my
shoulder, flipped open my notepad and
made my way down the traitr
Initially, the trail was wide, sandy and
obviously maintained. Hardly adventur adventuring.
ing. adventuring. But before too long, the wide trail
split into two narrow, less-worn paths. The
left trail circled the wooded hills on the
Prairie's edge before making its way to the
Prairie itself. The right trail seemed a more
direct route.
On the left trail, I found two trees that
grew out of a huge, rotten stump about
seven feet in diameter. The trees formed
matching arches, upside down like eye eyebrows,
brows, eyebrows, their peaks resting on the ground.
It took about 45 minutes to reach the
Prairie. The forest floor suddenly dropped
away, trees gave way to a large expanse
of brown and green flatlands. The Prairie
looked like a very dry, very dead stretch
of land breaking up into hazy blue hills,
tiny in the distance. Eight or so vultures

...where the buffalo roam...

circled above and, as these were the first
animals I had seen, I became hopeful that
I might finally see some ofthe prophetized
alligators or bison.
Although the path is wide and clear cut,
the land feels unspoiled. Cattails and tall
grass grow alongside a wide variety of
tropical bushes and palms. I didn't see any
land animals but it was very hot and
very dry I was probably the only

animal dumb enough to be out in those
conditions.
The Bolen Trail unceremoniously ends
in a gate with a sign that reads: Restricted
Area! Access prohibited unless accompa accompanied
nied accompanied by ranger. >
The gate would have been easy to jump,
but the path beyond was only three feet
wide and overgrown with scrub a good
place to get snake bit. Even if not forbid forbidden,
den, forbidden, I probably wouldn't have gone in.
Still, the sign was a reminder that while
the Prairie may be owned by the State, it
While the Bolen Trail is ideal for a short
hike, the facilities at the Main Entrance,
several miles south on 441, are more
diverse. Open 8 to 5 daily, the Main
Entrance provides picnic facilities, exten extensive
sive extensive nature trails, a small museum and
access to Lake Wauburg.
I started my visit at tour of this area at
the Visitor's Center, which offers histori historical
cal historical information about the Preserve and
displays of the wildlife present today.
Margaret Jensen, a volunteer who donates
four hours a week of her time to the
Preserve, answered a few questions and
suggested I see the slide park's slide show.
The room was air-conditioned, outside
was not, so I agreed.
It wasn't nearly as bad as you might
think. I learned, for example, that the
bison indigenous to Florida were killed

off more than 100 years ago and that the
herd on Paynes Prairie now was imported
from Oklahoma. The State has also
brought in wild horses.
I walked over to the nearby observation
tower hoping to get a good look at the
area. The tower turned out to be a three
story, raw wooden structure that shook
when I moved quickly. On the second
floor was a pay telescope. I put my quarter
in but left after 10 seconds because I can
see better with the naked eye then I can
through blurry lenses.
On the third floor the view was, if not
beautiful, impressive. The grassland
stretched out in the distance, a brown and
green patchwork spotted occasionally
with trees free of any evidence of
human interference.
More impressive than the view, how however,
ever, however, was the silence. Having g|)wn used
to the constant buzz and chatter of city
life, it was unsettling to experience some something
thing something so close to absolute quiet. No music.
No car horns. Not even any animal noises.
Silence. That alone was worth the price
of admission.
After descending the tower, I drove to
Lake Wauburg and went looking for alli alligators.
gators. alligators. Near the parking lot was a small
trail marked with a sign warning: Alliga Alligators!
tors! Alligators! Alligators are a part of the real
Florida... Anticipation rose. I hurried
down the path but didn't see any alliga alligators.
tors. alligators. Instead, the path lead to a boardwalk
on a quiet edge of Lake Wauburg. Also at
the Main Entrance is the Chacala Trail.
This is an eight mile trail that cuts through
some ofthe deeper parts ofthe forest and
ends at either Chacala Pond or Cone's
Dike.
This trail is a major effort and anyone
interested would be wise to bring lots of
fluids, lots of bug spray and a hat. Ticks
can get easily into one's hair where they
are difficult to spot and remove.
The La Chua Trail, located off southeast
15th Street, is the last of the three state

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THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1992, APPLAUSE,

operated access points to Paynes Prairie.
Open from 8 to 5, the La Chua circles
across level wetlands and is an easy three
mile hike. I arrived late, about 4 p.m. and 1
about fifty yards onto the trail was con confronted
fronted confronted by yet another warning sign: No Notice:
tice: Notice: Alligators are common along this
trail. Please give them the respect they
deserve
Not five minutes later I passed a small
dam and came upon a canal with half a
dozen visible alligators. Most were float floating
ing floating in the water, only their eyes and snout
showing, but there was a big one laying
on the far bank.
As I approached, it dove into the water.
I paused nervously. A few seconds later
it surfaced, simply floating in the middle
of the canal. As I watched, I felt like a
trespasser, cutting through a family's back
yard.
But I didn't stop. I continued ahead,
keeping an eye on the big guy who had
dove. This was a mistake. A minute later
I looked down to see that I had wandered
toward the water and was now only 10
feet from an alligator sunning on the near
bank.
I stopped. It didn't seem to be looking
at me, but with its eyes on either side of
its head, who the hell knows, s$ I moved
slowly away. Moments later, it slid quietly
into the water.
If you take the La Chua Trail, keep your
eyes on the path as much as possible.
In fact, it might be a good idea not to
visit this trail alone I found the expedi expedience
ence expedience to be very unsettling. Visitors should
also prepare themselves for sudden move movements.
ments. movements. At one point, as I was walking back
to my car, I heard a grunting in the weeds
to my left and, then, was startled when
either a very big lizard, or a baby alligator,
sprung from the weeds and shot across
the path not five feet away from me.
The La Chua was not comfortable. It
was hot, humid, and infested with biting
insects. But I saw alligators in the wild.
They were darker and smaller than I ex expected.
pected. expected.
Yet, when I looked at the water and saw
the animal floating there, eyes glittering
darkly just above the water, I stopped. I
stared at the gator. It stared back.
I blinked first. j
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pinocchio, from 2
onette made by an old wood carver named
Geppetto. One night to reward Geppetto,
the Blue Fairy brought Pinocchio to life,
telling Geppetto that if Pinocchio were to
prove himself "brave, truthful and unsel unselfish,"
fish," unselfish," then he would become a real boy.
To help him in his struggle, she made a
small vagabond insect Pinocchio's con conscience.
science. conscience. Through the film, Pinocchio is
tempted by J. Worthington Foulfellow, be betrayed
trayed betrayed Stromboli and the Coachmen and
discovers the dangers of Monstra and Pleas Pleasure
ure Pleasure Island. (Yes, that is where Disney got the
name from.) q
Though more than 50 years old, Pinoc Pinocchio
chio Pinocchio remains a classic, especially the music.
The songs include "Give a Little Whistle,"
"I Got No Strings" and "Hi Diddly Dee."
They are fun tunes most people will recog recognize
nize recognize instantly. And the passion and hope of
"When You Wish Upon a Star" has pro provoked
voked provoked several modem performers to sings it
and has been incorporated into Disney's
corporate identity.
Pinocchio is the first major Disney release
that has already been out on video. But
don't bother looking for them on the shelves
Disney stopped making them in the mid mid-1980

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I American

American Case and
Tavern
Gainesville's own restaurant for great
food and great times. Open 7 days a
week for lunch and dinner. Appetizers,
salads, sandwiches, dinners, and drink
specials. Summer time special $3
pitchers and $5 triple margaritas after
10pm, Mon.-Sat. Full service bar,
happy hour, 2-4-1 well drinks and dol dol>
> dol> lar drafts, spm to 7pm. Major credit
cards. In Butler Plaza between Ashley's
and Publix. 335-2688. Open Mon.-Sat.,
11am to midnight, Sun 11am to 10pm.
- Skeeter's Breakfast &
Dinner House
We have moved! Come try our new
location-238 W. Univ. Ave. Live enter entertainment
tainment entertainment starting at 9am daily. Break Breakfast
fast Breakfast served 24 hrs. a day. American &
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1980 mid-1980 s. Caught in the boom of the home
video market, Disney released a few mov movies,
ies, movies, including "Pinocchio" and "Robin
Hood," before realizing that would cut into
the appeal of releasing those films in thea theaters.
ters. theaters. Although some of the bigger chains
may have a copy of "Pinocchio," they usu usually
ally usually only have a single copy at each store,
and the tape may have been damaged in the
five years since its purchase.
But even if you were to dig up a copy of
the video tape, the movie deserves to be
seen on the big screen. Despite the new
attention to animated films, the 53-year-old
"Pinocchio" is worth today's admission
prices.
Russ Beyer
Los Lobos Kiko
Warner Bros. / Slash Records
This album is a gem.
V It is polished,shiny, ex extremely
tremely extremely and will sparkle
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J P^yer.
Remember the feeling
ypu got when you listened
to Paul Simon's Graceland or Peter
Gabriel's So or any album where you loved
every song for its diversity and quality. Well,

American

Snuffy's Islander Case
1017 W. University Ave. The perfect
meeting place! Caribbean atmosphere.
Fresh catch daily, conch fritters, pasta,
chicken, ribs, burgers, sandwiches,
salads, black beans and rice. Full bar bartropical
tropical bartropical frozen drinks. Open Mon-
Thurs 11:30 am-11 pm, Fri-Sat 11:30
am-1 am, Sun 6-10:30 pm. Happy hours
Mon-Fri 3-7 pm. Visa, MC, Amex.

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Case Espresso
24 S. Main. Open 11 am-midnight. Best
coffee in town-by the cup and the lb.!
Homemade desserts, soups, salads &
sandwiches. Daily luncheon specials!
371-3509.

| Chinese

Chinee Takee Outee
Daily Lunch Special from llamto2pm.
Open Mon-Fri, llam-lOpm and Sat-
Sun, llam-9pm. Located at 14 NW 13th
St. across from Holiday Inn. 372-7907.

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Skeeter's Breakfast &
Dinner House
We have moved! Come try our new
location 238 W. Univ. Ave. Authentic
Chinese Lunch & Dinners. Oriental &
American Lunch Buffets. Weekend
Seafood & Oriental Buffet.

Desserts |

FRUIT 'N YOGURT
OVER 1000 FLAVORS of G-ville's best
ICE CREAM and FROZEN YOGURT.
Au natural SMOOTHIES, shakes,
sodas, JUICE BAR, pies, fresh ground
coffee, tea. Delivery 7:00 pm-midnight.
1800 W. Univ. Ave. Free parking. 378-
1562.

Homecooking |

Our Place Case
Heart healthy cooking. Hearty break breakfasts,
fasts, breakfasts, N.Y. style sandwich platters,
vegetarian entrees, hearty soups,
homemade desserts and more.
808 W. Univ. Ave. 371-1172
Quick, Convenient, Close to campus.

Los Lobos crafted this album in that philoso philosophy.
phy. philosophy.
The band made famous for "La Bamba"
goes well past their 1987 No. 1 hit. That
was a quirk and has no bearing on their skili
as musicians and song writers. This alburri
goes way past their brief fame with Paul
Simon on The Myth of Fingerprints. This is
their own mythos.
With Kiko, the band has maintained its
roots with the Los Angeles barrio and Tex-
Mex music, but stepped into a style that
transcends genre.
There's swing with the odd "Kiko and the
Lavender Moon," good, distorted, bass bassladen
laden bassladen guitar rock with "Wicked Rain" and
basic folk singing with the haunting 'Two
Janes."
There's the Neville Brothers-style New
Orleans groove with "Dream In Blue" and
rockabilly with "That Train Don't Stop
Here."
The common thread is David Hidalgo's
protean voice, his song-writing savoir faire
and the album's study of the human spirit.
A tale of that spiritual survival in Angels
with Dirty Faces stands as a good example:
"With one shoe on/ And one shoe lost/
Stands a wounded man/ Who just laughs it
off."

Mexican

Ashley's Mexican and
American Restaurant
Butler Plaza 375-4064. Jumbo Mar Margaritas
garitas Margaritas are our specialty! Open 7 days a
week. Monday thru Saturday 11 am am-1:15
-1:15 am-1:15 am and Sunday 4 pm-10 pm.
Happy Hour daily 11 am-6 pm. Daily
Specials: Sunday Jumbo Solid Gold
Margaritas $6.50, Monday Long Island
Ice Tea Jumbos $5.50, Tuesday Sex on
the Beach Jumbos $5.50, Wednesday
Jumbo Margaritas $5.25, Thursday all
Import Beers $1.50, Chicken, Shrimp or
Snapper Dinner $5.95 on Sunday. Fajita
Combo Dinner for 2 only $8.50 on Mon Monday
day Monday and Tuesday. We accept Visa,
Master Card, Discover.
Burrito Brothers
Taco Co.
Serving Gainesville since 1976. 100%
vegetarian items available. Try our
famous guacamole! Open 7 days. 16
NW 13th St. 378-5948.

Special bonus preview
VH-1, a self described MTV with
a softer touch, will be previewing
in Gainesville this weekend on Cox
Cable's channel 18. The preview
starts Saturday and runs through
Monday. Toni Ann King, a publicist
for the network, said VH-1 will be
showing an assortment of things
this weekend, including a concert
by the Neville Brothers, Madonna's
top 10 videos, "Sultry Saturday,"
(which King described as "sexy vid videos,"
eos," videos," and "Flix," the networks
movie show. This week's featured
film will be "Batman" (just in case
you haven't had enough hype for
the movie yet.)
The only sore point in what would be a
perfect album is the album's closing song,
"Rio de Tenampa" a Mexican hat dance
with a tuneless brass band accompaniment.
Nevertheless, viva Los Lobos. Hopefully
they're here to stay.
Matthew Sauer

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For the best steaks and prime rib in
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Open daily 5-10. 2For 1 well drinks &
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The Bombshell seven-inch single is out
and like a muffler scraping the pavement,
sparks are flying everywhere.
The limited edition two-tracks worth of
mint green vinyl started circulating around
town late last week and is definitely worth
the spin on your beat-up record player.
Jason, Ben, Chris and Var will celebrate
their milestone with a record release party
around 8 tonight at Yesterday and Today
Records. The band will play at the party,
but Var said probably not as loud as usual.

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Stop by the Circa Demo Room today,
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Also, a "hands on" demo with our new
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Idea should be available before the end
of the summer. He's taking off for Califor California
nia California on Sunday, putting Bombshell on hold
and trying to finish No Idea on the road.
If everything comes together during the
month vacation, one of the nation's best
underground magazines will include
TWO seven-inch records this time.
One disc is split between highly repu reputable
table reputable Jawbreaker and Samiam, while the
other gives space to the not-so-famous,
but just as great Bombshell, Radon, Spoke
and Gruel.
Bombshell will join Radon and Sour Soursong
song Soursong for a show Friday night at Club
Velvet. I'm glad Nancy reminded me or I
might have missed it.
But that show is part of the great live
music going on this weekend and during
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Grinch and Ruptured Nut are at Velvet.
The Hardback will have Faith Nation
and Smooch (Thurs), Whoreculture (Fri),
Train Black (Sat), Bill Perry Orchestra
(Sun), Anathema (Mon), Wordsworth and
Slap of Reality (Tues), Sex, Love & Money
and Psychic Sludge (Thurs). On June 30,
TVTVS will be there and are promised
money so it should be good. We hope.
The new kid Covered Dish will host
reggae bands The Itals and Soul Defend Defenders
ers Defenders (Thurs), Hetch Hetchy and Big Shoals
Tract (Fri), Whoreculture and Gruel (Sat),
Buckwheat Zydeco (Wed) and the won wonderful,
derful, wonderful, fabulous Robyn Hitchcock and the
Egyptians with Uncle Green on June 27.
New stuff, new stuff, so much new stuff.
Among the new or about to be quality
releases are Helmet, Shudder to Think,
Jawbox, Faith No More, Olivia Newton
John (Xanadu...), Dogbowl and a re-re-

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lease of the Henry Rollins spoken words
series.
Faux pas of the week. I learned an
important lesson Saturday night standing
at the Covered Dish bar. Bill, Dish man manager,
ager, manager, explained to me that my reference
to Buckwheat Zydeco as "cajun" last week
was totally incorrect. They are "Creole"
and the difference has to do with location
and ancestry in Louisiana. Don't make the
same mistake I did.
This semester's last installment of where
ex-Applause officios are now series goes
to Tom Nordlie. The former Applause
editor is about to start law school
To pay for it, he's selling off all his old
heavy metal cassettes at bargain prices.
For $1 you can get three tapes or for SIOO
take the whole lot. Call 377-9292 and
help support a future lawyer.

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535-2467. 7-30-14-2
LOW UTILITIES
1 br furn. or unfurn. Pool/Parking/Pets.
On-Site laundry. 300 ft. from campus.
College Manor 1216 SW 2nd Ave. 372-
7111. 6-18-4-2
Available August Cute 2 br apt. w/
laundry 4 blks to UF. 103 NW 10 St. #3.
No dogs. S3OO/mo & dep & year lease.
495-9024. 6-18-7-2
2 BLOCKS TO CAMPUS 1 BR
downstairs, all util. pd. Aug. 1, $325.
Key Management 372-3060. 6-18-2-2
Studio and IBR apts one block from cam campus.
pus. campus. Reg. $135 or $175. Reduced to
SIOO and $145. Call 376-2424. 7-9-10-2
GREAT FOR ST FE STUDENTspotless
2 BR upstairs, fans, stack hook-ups.
Ready now or Aug. $290 Key Manage Management
ment Management 372-3060. 6-18-2-2
COUNTRY LIVING IN TOWN2BR
duplex in wooded area by campus. No
frills but lots of room, privacy, student
area, pets welcome. $3lO. Key Manage Management
ment Management 372-3060 618-2-2
Avail now: 2-bd apts, heat/air, fans, car carpet;
pet; carpet; some with porches, w/d, d/w, from
S3BO, some utilities, SW Villas, 373-
0701. 8-17-18-2
Available August-1 bedroom apt. with
laundry at 103 NW 10 St. $250/mo +
deposit + year lease. No dogs. 495-9024.
Elegant 2bdrm 1 1/2 bath townhouse in
SW. All enclosed pdtio with 6 gate $350.
Also 2br/bath flats laundry hook-up $325.
377-0555. 8-17-17-2
FLAT DUPLEX2 BR/1 BA, breakfast
bar, near laundry or stack hookups, spot spotless,
less, spotless, mini-blinds, dishwasher. Aug 1,
$325. Key Management 372-3060. 6-
Students looking for a place? Call me
373-1214 anytime 1 br $230 2 br $325 3
blox, 2 rm studio all utils $225, large 2 br
Duckpond $375. 373-1214. 7-21-10-2
2611 SW 33 PI 2br twnhs $315/m0*2014
NW 4 St. 1 br pvt. patio $2lO/m0*1212
SW 5 Ave. Ibr $335/mo 1/2 price June &
July 1 804 NW 38 Terr. 3br house
SSBO/mo no undergrads, small pet w/
fee* 1324 NW 6 PI 3br SSSO/mo 7/1*628
NW 13 Terr 3br/2 1/2 ba twnhs S6OO/mo
7/1*2910 NE 14 St 3br $420/mo no un undergrads
dergrads undergrads 7/I*2lo NW 33 Ave 2br
$345/mo 7/1 *Call Mendoza Realtor 373-
2505. 6-18-3-2

BUY IT. SELL IT. FIND IT. 373-FIND

FOR RENT: UNFURN.
Lg 1 br apt avail. Aug to Dec w/option to
renew, w/d hkup, dw, pool. Close to But Butler
ler Butler Plaza & UF $379/mo. Call 336-I^l2.
OAKFOREST 3br/2 1/2 bal, spacious,
available Aug. 1, $655. Also furniture 4
sale, mu. rt. ini Call 336-4184, Steve, Iv
msg. 7-2-5-2
MUST SEEI 1 br/1 ba, fireplace, $195/mo.
Close to campus w/ backyard. Beg. July.
Call 373-5922 Iv msg. 6-18-2-2
CONVENIENT NW ON BUSLINE2 BR,
full-size hook-ups, new paint/carpet if no
pets, window coverings. Now til Aug.
Pay on elec. $330 Key Managemnt 372-
3060. 6-18-2-2
Rooms, 1 Bk to UF, large rooms, locked
mailbox, cox cable, util incl $125-$175
mo. Greg 376-3291. 7-9-5-2
******* FOR RENT AAAAAAA
Lg 2br/2 1/2 ba twnhse in SW, bay win window,
dow, window, w/d hkup, beautiful, $450/mo. Call
335-9138/335-8679. 6-18-1-2
DUPLEX APT 1 br, Ir, kit, bath, ac & heat,
3 blocks from UF, 1 block off Univ Ave.
$225 month plus security 376-0490. 7-7-
SUBLEASE:
3 HOUSE/APT.
THE LAURELS
3br/3ba. Sublease now. Call Kerri 335-
9925. 6-18-7-3
To sublease or rent -1 BR/1 BA loft apt. w/
balcony and porch. 700 sq ft. Must go by
July Ist. Call 331-6008. 6-30-7-3
SPYGLASS LUXURY
Living I I will pay you S2OO to live in my
beautiful Ibdr-Ibath apt beg. July Ist.
All appl. 336-0635. 6-18-4-3
$260/mo 2br. Jun 15-Aug 15. Negotiable
Furnished larger room near UF SW area.
371-5801 after 6:30 pm. 7-2-5-3
GREENWICH GREEN
3 bdr/2 1/2 bth. Sublease ASAP. Call
Jeff at 336-8015. 6-18-3-3
Summer B own br/ba $lB7 mo or Share
rm $l2O June Free avlbl 6-20 in nice apt
335-0916. 7-2-S-3
Sublet Summer B 160/mo rent neg. m/f
call 376-1007 5 bedroom/2 bathroom 1/5
utilities College Park. 6-18-2-3
College Manor IBR Apt
Furnished. 1 block from UF. Laundry,
garage, pool $230/mo. June/July. Call
371-0036 leave message. 6-30-2-3
Sublease, furnished College Studios, 1
block from UF, SP, laundry, utilities in included
cluded included $230/m. From June 24 to July 31.
377-6193. 6-18-1-3
Prime Location: 2br in small complex 11
blocks N of UF. Privacy, dw, central ac,
cable. $350/mo to 8/15. 377-4601. 7-14-
1 br/1 ba apt. $240/mo. Assume lease Aug.
15. Pay no rent for August. Call George
371-0158. 7-7-4-3
Must sublet big Ibr in Gatorwood asap. 1
yr lease $350/mo. Pool, sauna, tennis,
good maintenance, near UF. Call Britt or
Brian 376-2099. 7-2-3-3
Nice single br apt for sublease, walking
dist. from UF & Shands, runs til
Christmas. Avail for $285/mo, normally
$355. Call 371-6541. 6-18-1-3
4 ROOMMATES
HUNDREDS & HUNDREDS
of roommates at your fingertips. We can
help you find that ideal roommate FAST.
Visit us Today UF Plaza 336-9349
**** APARTMENT HUNTERS ****
F needed to share 2br/2ba apt in Oxford
Manor. Lots of extras. Call Jennifer 371-
6835 or after Sum A 813-988-0482. 8-6-

ROOMMATES
BRANDYWINE; 1/2 m to UF; avail Aug 16;
furn or unfurn 2brm/Iba; 9m lease-$525;
12m-$440; many extras! Aerobics, wt. rm,
jacuzzi. 338-9251, 372-4293; leave
messsage LMR deposit; S2OO security. 7-
Greenleaf M/NS student needed for
2bd/Ibth condo. All utilities included,
W/D, fully furnished. $285 mo. no lease.
Marc 377-9727. 7-2-7-4
M/F student wanted to share nice house
close to campus. Wood floors, fireplace,
cool roommates $149/month, $125
deposit. 336-7693 6-30-5-4
N/S M needed immediately for own
bedr/bath in nice condo. Quiet/studious
only. All amenities. $250 + 1/3 utils 335-
1814. 6-30-5-4
Liberal m/f wanted for own room in duck duckpond
pond duckpond twnhse, 185/mo plus util. Call 378-
1637, Iv msg. 6-18-4-4
F own private rm, large house, exc. safe
NW location, near UF/park/shopping, only
$175/mo. Call 338-1092/374-1700 or
come by 750 NW 34th St. 6-18-3-4
M/iF NS Mill Run twnhse 2BR, 1 1/2 Bath,
Furn, Wash/Dry, Pool, TV, VCR, Micro,
Serious Upperclass $240/mo + 1/2 util,
Sean 336-9751. 6-18-3-4
Cool m/f for large bed/bath in nice 3/2 apt
walk/bike/bus to campus 186/mth + 1/3
util, avail, summer B-Spr 335-9440. 7-2-
F n/s senior/grad own room + bathroom
$225 -t- utilities 1/2 furn. Gatorwood Call
Polly 904-738-4769 (Deland). 7-2-4-4
2 rooms for rentl F/M NS ASAP at The
Polos. June rent FREE. Option to renew
for fall. Call 336-1173 leave message.
F needed to share 2br/2ba in NW area.
Quiet, spacious, nicely decorated, W/D,
part furnished, $250/mo + 1/2 util. 375-
7866. 7-2-5-4
N/S resp. rmmt needed to share full appl.
house, 10 min from UF, storage avail,
fenced yd, w/d, own bdrm/bth, no lg dogs
$230/mo & 1/2 ut 335-5412. 7-7-5-4
Need grad rmmts for 2 great euro apts. 2
blks N of Lib. West. 1 M. 1 F. N/S $165 &
1/2 util. Call 372-7274. 6-18-2-4
Rockwood Villas f/ns for own br/ba in 2
br/2 ba condo, w/d, $230/mo. & 1/2 util.
Laid back* environment. Call 335-4544.
Leave message. 8-6-14-4
Male rmmt $145/mo & 1/3 util, cent h/ac,
paddle fans, fireplace, screened porch,
537 NW 36 St. Call 377-1663. 6-18-2-4

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Share SW 2br w/grad 8/16 on $175-$lB2
+ 1/2. Mid June-mid Aug, rmmt $125 +
1/2. Fancy 2br, screened porch/fence
$360-$370. 373-8310 6-18-10-4
Female, non-smoker needed for own
room. Close to campus $165/mo + 1/3
utilities. Call 376-5708. 7-2-4-4
M/F needed for fall. Own br/ba in large
2br/2ba apt. Close to campus. Fur Furnished
nished Furnished xcpt your room. 1 yr lease
230/mo. neg. Brian 335-5929. 7-7-5-4
NS m/f Serious student to share 2bd/Iba
Summer B. Near campus. SIOO + 1/2
util. Call 377-4793. 6-18-2-4
N/S M senior/grad for own room in nice
house, wood floors, fireplace, pets ok,
near campus (150 + util) 166 deposit,
available immedately. Call John or Dan,
376-6166-all day. 6-18-2-4
F needed for Fall ONLY. Pool, jacuzzi,
sauna, weight room. 2br/Iba, Bran Brandywine.
dywine. Brandywine. $255/mo + 1/2 util. NO DEPOSIT,
1/2 mile to UF. 376-4109 or collect at
(305)827-9717. 6-30-2-4
Need male roommate to share mstr bdrm
at Oxford Manor for $l5O a month and 1/3
utilities. 335-8148. Ask for Chris. 6-18-1-
M n/s needed to share 2br/1 1/2 ba twnhse
near duckpond for aug 1.1 year lease.
$lB5/month + util, call mike at 373-0304
anytime. 6-18-2-4
5 REAL ESTATE
Condo 2BR/1 1/2 BA, Furnished,
washer/dryer, pool, walk to UF & shops.
$34,900 call 378-4837, by owner. 7-2-12-
UF 1/2 m. BRANDYWINE CONDO.
2brm/Iba, furn. and rents normally for
SSOO/m. condo fee is SBO/m; many condo
extras. $46,000; buy while % rates are
lowl 372-4293; 376-8565 (owners). 7-
Doublewide mobile home in
Windmeadows MHP. 2br/2ba, two large
walk-in closets, fenced yard, screened
porch, wood ramp w/second porch. Walk
to Butler Plaza, bus stop. etc. Park has
swimming pool. Great for 2 roommates.
$9,000. For info call 332-3520. 6-18-5-5
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Fun at tha pool. Two masters, Fully
equipped kitchens. Great Floor plan planpriced
priced planpriced to please. Call Jim or Tommy
Associates, Ed Baur Realtors 375-
6199. 6-30-5-5
TREEHOUSE VILLAGE SE 16th AV.
2BR/2BA $25,000.
Crystal Compton 378-0006 EVES.
Watson Realty Corp. Realtors 377-8899
Days 8-17-17-5
14x70 2BR/2BA woodsided mobile home.
Eat-in kitchen, dw, all appliances, w/d
hookups, ceiling fans, large rooms, green greenhouse,
house, greenhouse, yard nicely landscaped, walk
lights and much more. $13,500 378-
9355. 7-16-10-5 __
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS,
6 FURNITURE
King waterbed; Includes semi-motion
mattress, headboard w/ mirror & shelves,
base w/ shelves & pads; for $135. Call
Jeff at 336-8015. 6-18-3-6
Couch and Matching Loveseat cream creamcolor
color creamcolor with' texture, like brand new, must
see, will take best offer. Call 335-1634,
For Sale Used Furniture beds, dresser,
chair, etc & bike. Call 377-3538. 6-18-2-

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FURNfTURE/HOUSEHOLP
Sofa w/ hideaway bed & matching
loveseat $l5O, queen waterbed sllO,
misc. shelving prices neg. Call 331-0517,
WEAVERS AUCTION
7pm Sat. June 20
1210 S. Main St. High Springs. Antiques,
collectibles and reasonably priced home
furnishings. Check it out M-Sat. 9-5.
Refinishing and wicker repair.
R. Weaver AU292 A8147
10% Buyers Premium 904-454-2737.
Large 6 piece sectional couch. Good con condition.
dition. condition. Natural color. Great for entertain entertaining
ing entertaining $250. Also, coffee table $25
374-8385-Pete. 7-7-4-6
Sofa S3O, sofa SSO, recliner sls, bike
$lO, wood trestle table S6O, wool oriental
rug 12x9 SBO, 3 wood chairs slsea. 371-
6355 am or leave messg. 6-18-1-6
7 COMPUTERS
CDCS COMPUTERS, IBM & compatible
computers & printers, sales, service, con consulting,
sulting, consulting, network specialist.
4000 Newberry Road 338-0378.
GUARANTEED Lowest Local Price-All
brands, training & delivery available, stu student/faculty
dent/faculty student/faculty discounts-GATOR COM COMPUTERS
PUTERS COMPUTERS 336-4488. 6-30-12-7

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COMPUTERS
New; 386525 $895, 386d40 $995, 486d33
$1395; includes VGA, 106mb, warr,
setup; also sVGA, XT, upgrades, repairs;
business since B2, 373-4009. 8-17-23-7
Macintosh Plus 2.5 meg RAM, 60 meg
HD, 2400 Band Modem, extended key keyboard,
board, keyboard, tan, $899 obo. Tim 377-8999.
NEED A COMPUTER? Call for a quote
will custom build to your specs and
budget. 335-7670. 8-17-16-7
MICRO/CENTER *376-1146* Editors
Choice* Hewlett-Packard* M/C Sys Systems
tems Systems below include-88MB hard drive w/
DRDOS-Graphics Monitor-Mouse
M/C386/255-$995 M/C3B6S Notebook
$1999 M/C486/33 $1995 HP 95LX
Palm Top $539 HP Desk Jet 500 $399-
Call for School/Fac price Your leader
in PRICE, PERFORMANCE & SERVICE
* 3743 W. University Ave. 8-17-25-7
STEREOS,
8 ELECTRONICS
CLIFFORD Car Alarms, K-40 Radar
Detactors, Infinity, Yamaha, Sony,
Orion, Bazooka, Home or Car Stereo.
We Beat All Prices 373-3754. 6-17-25 8
DISCOUNT HI-FI
722 S. Main The Red Bldg.
WE ARE CHEAPER
Alpine, Kenwood, Sony & Boston
Acoustics are some of the reasons
were No. 1, Car Stereo Specialists,
3215 NW 13th St., 372-2070. 8-17-25-8
JVC XL2 431 CD player, like new SIOO
373-2681. 6-18-2-8
SONY STEREO SYSTEM-9O- receiver,
double tape deck, cd player & 2 infinity
speakers S7OO price neg. Call Michelle
377-4140, 6-18-1-8
9 BICYCLES
Panasonic 12-speed. Like New. Paid
$250. Benotto 12-sp race bike good con condition.
dition. condition. Paid S2BO. Either bike SIOO firm.
473-5606. 6-30-5-9

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BICYCLES
USED BICYCLE SALE
Large selection of road bikes, ATB,
rruior
WE BUY, SELL, TRADE. RENT
BIKES & MORE 2133 NW 6th St. 373-
6574 8-17-18-9
BIKE SALE
Come See Us for The Best Selection in
town. Diamond Back Fuji Haro FILA
'9l model at lowest prices ever. 3321
S.W. Archer Road. 373-3962
GATOR CYCLE, INC
PANASONIC -12 speed in great shape.
SIOO or best offer. Perfect for campus
includes U-lock. Call 335-4206. 6-18-2-
PROATB mountain bike.
Great for getting to class.
Great shape. SIOO or best offer.
Call 335-0470. Leave message.
Yokota El Capitan. Full Deore DX. Mint
condition. $450. Call 392-9570 ext. 125
btwn Bam-spm. 335-6792 after 5. 6-18-
10 FOR SALE
12x60 2bed/2bath mobile home. Set up
in park near UF and Shands. $4500 or
best offer. Call John 335-9975. 6-18-5-
2 bkshelves, tv stand, 2 endtables, coffee
table, 2 sofas, dining rm set, bed, desk,
hutch, dresser, entertnmnt center. Best
offers. 378-0284. 7-28-14-10
Hanging wicker chair S3O obo.
Cane rocking chair S3O obo.
Three piece black & white dresser set $45
obo. Modern royal sectional sofa with
matching coffee table $55 obo. Call Derik
#3356972. If not home leave message.
Mtn bike mens 18" Murray great for
campus SIOO. And a 12x12 off white
Aztec carpet $75. Call Yvette 335-5178
Ive mess. Hurryl 6-18-4-10
For Sale 1 L-shaped couch w/sofa-bed
S6O. 1 coffee table sls. 1 end table $lO.
Call Mike after 6 pm at 373-6550. 6-18-
TAN-THRU SWIMSUITS FOR MEN AND
WOMEN. CALL SUSAN 375-6917. 8-17-
Two backpacks aluminum frames, 1
two-man tent. Must Sell! Call 462-5038.
Mannequin w/ additional set of manne mannequin
quin mannequin legs for sale. $25. Call 371-4546.
Sanyo A/C unit, 3 settings, only used 2
months. SBO. Call 376-7949. 6-18-2-10
Computer Stand. Good shape. Wood.
Real nice. Call days or late night 336-
8975 SIOO obo. 7-2-4-10
Wetsuits Male small, female medium,
Parkway, 250.00 for both, Call 335-5726
Leave message. 7-7-5-10
Kenmore washer, Whirlpool dryer-the
pair for S6OO obo. Bookshelf, 2 chests of
drawers & misc. items. Call 392-9570 ext.
125 btwn Bam-spm. 335-6792 after 5. 6-
BARELY USED SCUBA GEAR.
CALL 372-0383.
H2O bed good cond., extras include
hose, adapt, matpad, htr $95. New Mae
keyboard never used $125 obo. Call 338-
1911 or 904-456-8083. 7-14-6-10
Moving sale. Must sell 6ft picnic table.
Great condition. Marla 336-9155. 7-2-3-
MUST SELL! Sanyo AM/FM dual cassette
stereo w/ stand $l3O, bunk bed frame
S3O, twin mattress $lO. 336-8443 OBO!
MOTORCYCLES,
11 MOPEPS
Suzuki 65500E 1989 7500 mi Black white
rims, exel. cond. recently tuned, helmet,
extras, $2149 0.b.0. 338-2072. 6-18-4-
Fbr sale, Tomos moped, 2 yr, in excellent
condition, almost no use. A big deal.
Price S3OO. We accept offers. 376-5917
after 4pm. 7-9-5-11
12 AUTOS
Hate buying a used car? Let a car expert
help you! CAR SEARCH mobile inspec inspection
tion inspection and purchasing service 375-5924. 6-
85 Mercury Topaz, auto, am/fm w/cass,
a/c, ps, pb, low miles, new trans, tires, &
brakes. Runs and looks like new SI6OO
334-4035 6-18-4-12
1970 VW Beetle excellent condition, low
miles, $1950 obo Kevin 331-6640. 6-18-

THURSDAY, JUNE 18,1992, ALLIGATOR,,

AUTOS
GOOD CARS LOW PRICES
80 Olds Sta Wgn Down $99
80 Pontiac Sunbird Down $99
73 Chevy Laguna Down $199
79 Ford Pickup Down $199
79 Ford LTD Sta wgn Down $199
81 AMC Concord Down $199
82 Nissan Sentra Down $249
82 Dodge Pass Van Down $299
82 Pontiac Bonneville SW .. Down $299
85 Ford Sta. Wagon Down $299
82 Volvo Down $399
83 Honda CRX Down $399
84 Peugot Down $399
86 Honda Civic Down $399
86 Toyota Tercel Down $399
86 Mercury Cougar Down $499
335-6965
83 Honda Accord Hatchback am/fm, p/s,
new engine. Call 371-6540. Ask for Marc
SBOO, needs a little work. 6-18-9-12
Are you paying too much for your auto
insurance? Stop wondering. Call 377-
cars and find out. Orange & Blue auto ins
377-2277. 7-9-10-12 **
78 Ford Fiesta. Orange, new XR2 Weber
carb, new alt, new front tires, new batt,
a/c, new brakes, good condition, very
peppy car, $1,200 377-6177. 6-18-5-12
1981 Honda Prelude a/c, stereo, new
tires, new belts, new muffler, good condi condition,
tion, condition, asking $2200. Call 336-6974 after
spm. 6-18-3-12
PARTS-CRASH repair-HI perf-acces perf-accessories.
sories. perf-accessories. Bring us your insurance estimate
and let us put cash in your pocket call
335-3182. 8-17-16-12
Toyota Corolla 'Bl, automatic transmis transmission,
sion, transmission, a/c, sunroof, new MAG rims, new
startmotor. SI4OO. Call during daytime
392-3030, in the evening 373-9425. 6-
QUICK CASH FOR YOUR CAR! Running
or not. Out of state title? No Problem!
Don't abandon your car! Call 665-9572.
For Sale: Renault Le Car 1980 $250
0.b.0. Call 378-2155 Leave message. 7-
84 Nissan Stanza sedan white, auto 83K,
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13 WANTED
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14 HELP WANTED
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HELP WANTED
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plications applications for paste up artists for Alligator
Advertising. Experience preferred, but
will train qualified students. Flexible
hours, great experience. Must be depend dependable
able dependable & must be able to work both fall and
spring semesters. Interviews begin mid-
July; must be able to work over the break
in August. Apply at Alligator front desk,
1105 W. Univ. Ave., 9-4 pm M-F.
No phone calls. AA/EQE.
Word Processor Word Perfect 5.1 or
5.0. Part-time. Production Oriented.
Minimum 70cwpm. Non-smoker. Reply
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ATTRACTIVE WOMEN Needed to model,
must be able to travel on short notice.
Must be photogenic, 375-6444. 7-2-5-14

Advertising Sales. The High Springs
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dents students for immediate openings in part-time
ad sales. You do not have to be currently
enrolled. Must be reliable, honest and
knowledgeable. With the right back background,
ground, background, we will be willing to train you.
Must have dependable transportation. If
you live in nearby communities, you may
have the added advantage of an opening
being available in your hometown. We
are looking for people to serve the areas
of Trenton, Newberry, Fort White, Lake
City and Gainesville. Please rush a
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meeting time. 7-2-4-14
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UF English professor: Im just a Poe boy

By JOANNA GOLTZMAN
Alligator Staff Writer
An Edgar Allan Poe bust sits on
a bookcase shelf in William
Goldhursf s living room.
Every night we recite
Ulalume and light a candle a
Poe candle, joked Goldhurst, a
semi-retired UF English profes professor
sor professor originally hired in 1964 to
teach humanities.
Goldhurst, reclining by a win window
dow window in a black chair padded with
a blue cushion, looks younger
than 62. Few lines mark his
tanned, mustached face. His
booming voice fills his quiet
home.
Me and Edgar, weve been
friends for a long time, he said,
adding that he worked for 10
years on a book about Poe that is
in the process of being published.
Poe fever its a consuming
passion.
Dressed in a blue and white whitecheckered,
checkered, whitecheckered, short-sleeved shirt
and blue shorts, Goldhurst gets
up frequently to retrieve a book,
or a poem, or to let his cat, Butter,
in or out the front door.
Goldhurst, who teaches two
classes each Fall, said hes look looking
ing looking for a publisher for his novel,
Applegate Autumn a New Jer Jersey
sey Jersey Memoir.
The novel is really neat Its
such a beautiful book, he says
with a smile. It started as a bunch
of little memoirs without any idea
of a novel. A lyrical look at the
past Thats what it is.
I wrote that novel last spring,
Goldhurst reminisced. I think it
took me a month once it got
going. It came out so good. I had
no idea what that book would
include.
Writing runs in Goldhursts
family.
His father was Harry Golden, a
journalist famous for his coverage
of racial relations in the 19405. He
died in 1981.
He was talented and
courageous, Goldhurst said.
Full of knowledge. God, he knew
stuff I didnt know from my own

Legislators continue to fight for black bear protection

By JENNIFER KUKLA
Contributing Writer
Despite the Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commissions April decision to
allow continued black bear hunting in
Florida, the Florida mammal may be getting
more protection than it had before the
commissions ruling.
State legislators and environmentalists
are looking at alternatives to help protect
the animal, whose numbers, according to
some experts, have dropped to 1,200.
'Die decision has generated protests from
legislators and the public, saying the com commission
mission commission didnt have enough biological
evidence to defend its claim that hunting
would not cause a net loss in the bear
population.
We are hoping the commission will reac reaccess
cess reaccess their decision and bring about a hold
on hunting, at least until more biological
data can be obtained, said Rep. Fred Lip Lippman,
pman, Lippman, D-Hollywood.
The biggest step commissioners have

subject from English litera literature.
ture. literature.
Golden, who changed his last
name, wrote 22 books, which
Goldhurst displays on the top
shelf of a bookcase. In 1942, Gold Golden
en Golden started a North Carolina
newspaper, the Carolina Israelite,
originally a Jewish publication.
It started as the news of the
Jewish community on a very
insignificant note, Goldhurst
said. He realized race relations
was a story no one wanted to
cover, and he started writing
about race relations in the South.
Goldhurst said immigration
was another main theme of his
fathers work.
He wrote about Jewish im immigrants
migrants immigrants in the new world, he
said. He brought back memories
about what it was like to be an
immigrant and what its like to
integrate.
Golden left his family when
Goldhurst was 12, but when
Goldhurst was 15 he went to live
with his father.
We didnt see him much, he
said.
William McKeen, a UF jour journalism
nalism journalism associate professor who
teaches a History of Journalism
class, covers Golden as part of his
classroom itinerary.
He was so successful because
he used satire so much not a
lot of people got it though, Mc-
Keen said. Golden also was a
kind of anthologist of Jewish
humor.
A room in a Charlotte, North
Carolina library is dedicated to
Goldens books, Goldhurst said.
Harry Golden Jr., Goldhursts
brother who also was a journalist,
has a Chicago Sun Times press
room named after him.
"They have an outhouse in
Gainesville named after me,
Goldhurst jokes with a trace of
bitterness, saying perhaps he too
should cash in on the famous
Golden name.
But Goldhurst has had a taste
of fame.
One time I called a lawyer
to ask a question about wills or

taken so far prohibits killing bears weighing
less than 200 pounds. They say this will
reduce the number of female bears killed.
A typical black bear can weigh anywhere
from 150 to 200 pounds depending on its sex
and the time of year. The Endangered
Species office part of the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service maintains the imposed
weight limit will effectively keep only young
cubs from being killed.
Although the exact number of Florida
black bears remaining in the state is un unknown,
known, unknown, the commission estimates the num number
ber number to be 1,200. Many believe the exact
number of black bears should be known
before more are allowed to be killed.
But Henry Cabbage of the Game Commis Commission
sion Commission has said the black bears have enough
of their habitat remaining to maintain a
stable population where the hunting takes
place.
The population of bears is being more
drastically affected by development and
human crowding than it is by hunting,

something, and she said, Are you
the William Goldhurst? It made
my day. That was so nice.
Goldhurst likes to collect pic pictures
tures pictures of famous people.
Orson Wells, Robert Redford,
Marlene Dietrich and Jimmy
Carter are just a few of the famous
faces hanging in the narrow cor corridor
ridor corridor of Goldhursts hallway.
Goldhurst calls the collection
his gallery, and said he has al always
ways always been an autograph collector.
Each framed work consists of at
least one picture, a signature and
a piece of memorabilia, such as a
movie advertisement
Goldhurst stood in the hallway
Sunday, reading a poem he wrote
about his children leaving home
and laughing about the rhyme
scheme. He proudly exhibits an

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ft k ; \
MICHAEL DIUJI ALLIGATOR SIAEF
William Goldhurst, 62, is a semi-retired UF English professor and novelist. He has written books
on Edgar Allan Poe and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Cabbage said.
Lippman, however, says he does not feel
hunting is justified simply because it is the
least destructive danger the bears face.
There is no reason for all of us as human
beings with the freedom to choose, to not
say to ourselves the proper thing to do is to
protect the Florida black bear, he said.
He is especially concerned that even those
bears being tracked with radio transmitters
by research groups are being killed by care careless
less careless hunters.
Several Florida Congressional repre representatives
sentatives representatives and both of its senators have
signed a request to put the Florida black
bear on the official endangered species list,
which would protect the bear from hunting
of any kind.
In the meantime, Lippman and Sen. Bud
Gardner, D-Titusville, have proposed a bill
to raise the cost of a bear hunting permit to
SIO,OOO. Getting a bear stamp, which now
allows someone to hunt bear, is free. The
restriction is aimed at limiting the number

anti-cat poem he wrote.
I dont know if anyone would
publish a poem against cats, he
says.
Goldhurst began his teaching
career at Ohio State University in
Colombia, after he searched New
York City for employment.
I tramped the streets, he said.
After about six months, I would
have taken anything. If someone
had said Do you want to make
spaghetti in a factory? I would
have said yeah. It was a gray,
cold winter. I was out of money
and out of prospects.
After a year, Goldhurst moved
to New Orleans to teach at New Newcome
come Newcome College and Tulane Univer University,
sity, University, where he earned his
doctorate. Goldhurst taught
humanities at UF for 15 years

THURSDAY, JUNE 18,1992, ALLIGATOR,

before transferring to the English
department.
In addition to his Poe book,
Goldhurst has written a book
about F. Scott Fitzgerald and an
English textbook, has published
his own essay called Our Own
Confidence Man, and has written
numerous newspaper articles.
Im a weekend journalist, he
said. Ive always liked that
profession.
Goldhurst said he is working
on three half-finished novels and
has written a TV script with one
of his sons. Goldhurst, who has
two adult sons, lives in Gainesville
with his wife. What I do is oc occasional
casional occasional successes and lots and
lots of effort, he said. Im not
going to set the world on fire, but
Ive started a few little embers.

of hunters able to get a license.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has
recognized that concern for the black bear
population is warranted, but officials say
they placed the bears on hold because they
have higher priorities to deal with.
Endangered Species official Mike
Bentzien says the black bear could be placed
on a list known as the Special Rules for
Threatened Species, along with the grizzly
bear and grey wolf. Being on this list would
require all black bear hunts to be justified
for reasons such as livestock endangerment
on farms.
Under the special rules listing, justifying
a black bear hunt in Florida would be ve/y
hard to do, said Bentzien. "This would allow
the bear population to increase.
But Lippman said protecting the black
bear is like protecting Floridas heritage.
"The Florida black bear is to Florida what
the bald eagle is to the United States, said
Lippman. It doesnt make sense as humaa
beings to hunt them.

10



11

, ALUGATOR, THURSDAY, JUNE 18,1992

Father-son
relationship
still special
Hey Dad, wanna play catch ?
And on that day a friendship began. One
that wasnt always smooth, but one thats had
many rewards.
The father-son relationship isnt as talked
vibout as some other family ties, but that
doesnt diminish its significance.
Ever since that first time I played catch in
the backyard with my dad, Ive been a sports
nut. Through good times and bad, sports has
been the one thing thats kept us close.
Caught Looking
Keith Niebuhr
Hey Dad, can we watch football?
We didnt just watch it on television either.
Hed always find time to take me to see the
Gators play.
Growing up in Gainesville, I watched
greats Chris Collinsworth and James Jones
chase the ever-illusive dream of a
Southeastern Conference championship.
Like our relationship, the Gators were
forever inconsistent, but always managed to
keep everyone happy.
With every UF football failure, our atten-
shifted to pro football the 1980 Super
Bowl in particular. I rooted for the Rams and
so did Dad, but like the Gators usually did,
the Rams fell just short. Oh well, theres
always next year, right?
Hey Dad, where do babies come from?
Now this is never an easy question to
answer for a father, so we did what any
red-blooded Americans would we
watched the World Series instead.
The year was 1981 and my Los Angeles
Dodgers were playing the bad guys from
New York. Dad pissed me off by saying my
team had no chance. Thus began the split.
The Dodgers came back from two games
down to beat the Yankees, but our friendship
would have a harder time coming back. I was
always right, Dad was always wrong. Did I
mention that I was always right?
Hey Dad, can I borrow the keys to the car?
Not an easy question to ask, so instead I
stayed home and watched college basket basketball.
ball. basketball. Now thats something we could always
S'.gree on. But then again, whats to disagree
with?
The Gators were bad and everyone they
played was goodat least they were when
they played the Gators.
Going to UF basketball games came to be
tradition with me and Dad. So was coming
home as two fans of the losing team. But it
was exciting and it kept our friendship alive.
Hey Dad, better yet, why dont you just buy
*ne a car?
To my surprise, he did. But why was I
surprised? Hed always done everything for
me. Things were looking good again.
Hey Dad, Ive decided to go to UF. If I can
just get in.
I did and we were friends again. This time
Tor good.
Hey Dad, remember when I told you I needed
three more semesters to graduate? Well, it
turns out that I really need three more than
that.
Havent quite asked that one yet.
But when the time comes, I know Dad will
Sbe supportive. He always has been. Dads
usually are.
Hey Dad, Happy Fathers Day.

Sports

Ten Gators gunning for Barcelona

By MATT ADAMS
Alligator Staff Writer
In what can be considered one of the
worlds great track meets the U.S. Olym Olympic
pic Olympic Track and Field Trials this weekend in
New Orleans, La. collegiate statistics
may not mean much.
After all, some of the athletes have been
to the Olympics before. Others have been
practicing full time for a shot at the team.
But a contingent of UF athletes is looking
to prove that experience does not neces necessarily
sarily necessarily mean a spot on the 1992 U.S. Olympic
Team.
Anything can happen, everybody can
win, said UF womens coach Beverly Kear Kearney,
ney, Kearney, who will have four of her runners at
the meet. Everybody there is just great.

UF coach not looking to be pioneer
Yet another first for Chris Martin, UFs new mens swim coach

By IRA SCHOFFEL
Alligator Staff Writer
Chris Martin is large by any
standard.
At 6-foot-2, 240 pounds, hes
the biggest swimming coach
around. But the recently hired
UF coachs mammoth propor proportions
tions proportions dwarf in comparison to
his achievements in swim swimming.
ming. swimming.
Martin, a 32-year-old Yale
grad, became the first black
coach of a major swimming
program when the Gators
hired him to coach their mens
team June 5. Though no official
statistics are kept on such is issues,
sues, issues, speculation is that Martin
is the first black swimming
coach at a Division 1 school
other than those which are
predominantly black.
But Martin is uneasy blazing
a trail in the swimming com community.
munity. community. He realizes the
benefits his success can bring,
but at the same time he doesnt
think his race should be an
issue.
The facts are that Im black
and Im a coach, Martin said.
But all Im concerned about is
getting up every day and work working
ing working hard.
Martin came to the Gators
after leading The Peddie
School in Hightstown, N.J., to
five national high school team
titles. Now his task is to lead a
program thats had nearly as
much success on a much
grander scale. The Gators
havent finished lower than
ninth nationally since 1977 and
have won two national cham championships
pionships championships in 1983-84.
Florida is traditionally con considered
sidered considered one of the top swim swimming
ming swimming jobs in the country,
Martin said. As far as swim swimming
ming swimming goes, this a pretty legen legendary
dary legendary place.
Martin replaces Skip Foster
at the helm of the UF program.
Foster, who was an assistant

The Gatorswomens team, which won
the NCAA Indoor Championship and
finished second in the outdoor competition,
will have four runners at the Trials
seniors Nekita Beasley and Anita Howard,
and juniors Leah Kirklin and MonifaTaylor.
The strangest of the Gators potential
Olympians is Howard. A sworn sprinter,
she has a chance to make the team in the
200 meters.
But her best chance to make the team
may be in an event she hates the 400.
I always hated that event in high
school, Howard said. I just did it to be
part of a team.
Howard ran the distance as part of the
Gators 1,600 relay team and had the teams
best splits. So her coaches and teammates
convinced her to give it a try in a meet.

with the Gators for nine years
before his promotion to head
coach in 1990, stepped down
last month because he wanted
to devote his time to coaching
again instead of paperwork.
But Foster will remain at UF as
Martins top assistant.
With Foster still around, one
might expect Martin to feel un uncertain
certain uncertain of his authority. Not
only is Foster the former
coach, hes also 16 years
Martins elder. Would Martin
rather Foster wasnt around?
Not at all, he said. "Ive
known Skip since I wasa young

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New UF men s swimming coach Chris Martin speaks to the Gainesville media Tuesday for
the first time since he was hired to replace Skip Foster on June 5. Martin, 32, is the first
black coach of a UF mens program.

guy. It will be like having a
guide in the woods.
Martin spoke to the
ville media Tuesday for the
first time since his hiring. But
he wont be in town for long.
The Gators newest coach has
a busy summer ahead before
he tries to lead the Gators to
their fourth consecutive
Southeastern Conference title.
Martin was picked recently
to assist the U.S. Olympic
Team in the Summer Olym Olympics.
pics. Olympics. Being the first black
Olympic coach in U.S. swim swimming
ming swimming history is just another in

In her first try, Howard made the auto automatic
matic automatic qualifying time for the Trials. She ran
the event only five times as a senior, but
still she won the NCAA title in that event.
Ironically, one of UFs best competitors
will not be able to compete at the Olympics.
Kirklin, who is the NCAA champion in the
triple jump, won't be going to Barcelona
because the triple jump is just an exhibition
event at the Trials this year.
The Florida mens team will have seven
runners at the Trials Stephen Adderley
(800), Dion Bentley Gong jump), Marcel
Carter (100 dash), Dwight Johnson (shot
put), Mike Holloway (pole vault), Dan Mid Middleman
dleman Middleman (3,000 steeplechase) and Scott
Peters (800) will try for their spot in Bar Barcelona.
celona. Barcelona.

a long line of firsts Martin has
made in a sport traditionally
dominated by upper-middle
class white people.
But Martin doesnt think his
accomplishments are that
profound. If it were up to him,
hed be considered just
another coach.
I just want to do my job, and
if I can help anybody in any
way, great, Martin said. As
far as blazing a trail as a black
coach ... I believe in progress,
yeah. But I dont feel like I have
a machete in my hand.