Dedicated To Student
VOL. 39, NO. 15
Two Plays By
Be Given Here -
New York Group Will
The eternal appeal of Shake- .. >
spare will again be demonstrated
when the National Classic Theatre
of New York presents "The Mer-
chant of Venice" and "MacBeth" i
at the University Auditorium next
Tuesday afternoon and evening
under the auspices of the Depart- Lights burn in every room as
mnents of Speech and Language for those exams which are only da
and Literature of the University.
Though three hundred years *
have elapsed since Shakespeare l Bill In
handed over the scripts of hisill I
plays to the actors of the Globe
Theatre, each season finds hisI |lS e s
plays playing to packed houses rea es D ue
and enthusiastic audiences all over
the world. By Hug
Clare Tree Major, director of Strange as it may seem,
the group, has stripped the plays of the University have suddenly
Ill the artificiality and labored dis- C ibe ta e b n
tortions which so often has smoth- Could it be that the boys in
ered their vitality and freshness, lights ?
Professors Constans and Robert- According to eye-witnes
son, chairmen of the committee in a preponderance of lights on
charge of arranging for the per-
formance, believe the coming at-
traction will prove a revelation to "
many people who have forgotten
stage rather than on a shelf in
Students may obtain tickets in
cents per performance or 60 cents
Young Demos By Students
young Demos -
New Organization Pledges
Sarin Drive SupportOf Henry
LA M rimkLThe Progressive League of Flor-
Sida has been formed on campus
F' M em ber '(1) to aid and support individ-
uals pledged to progressive ac-
The Young Democratic Club is tions; (2) to support academic
going ahead with plans for increas- freedom and the free, equal, and
,. ,is membership in a new drive adequate educational opportunities
,n. a goal of 1,00mt active mem- for all people; (3) to stimulate
b"s. .greater political awareness and
Charlie McCarty is director of articulation by the people.
mobhership, and he is being aid- In keeping with the first aim,
ed im the drive by Buck Lewis, Bob the Progressive League voted at
RIt:ner and Marvin Sherman. its first meeting to support Hen-
The board of directors accepted ry Wallace in his quest for the
tih resignation of Bob Fishkind, Presidency. The league is planning
senior law student from Tampa, to take its place with other pro-
wi;o will be graduated in Febru- gressive organizations in the state
aiy, as treasurer of the organiza- in the fight to secure Wallace a
tio,. He has been with the Young place on the ballot.
*, ,n. i,:ce they! were reactivated In keeping with the second aim,
;.. .car and has taken an active the League is protesting to Presi-
S.. .:. e part. I dent Miller the deletion of John
T:cx iarror, JTr., director of Steinbeck's "In Dubious Battle"
plans and projects, reported on and Marx's "Communist Manifes-
proposed banquets and luncheon to" from the C-5 course. It is felt
meetings, and announced that ev- that actions of this nature cannot
eiy major candidate bewould be in- be allowed to pass without a pro-
*v,,itd to speak to the group. Can- test from the student body.
didste.s who have spoken recently In keeping their third aim, the
at Young Demo functions are League is planning to be active
Ciaries Bennett, Dick Cooper, Tom in getting voters out to register.
Wa:son and Grady Burton. Only in this way can a. greater
.-. special meeting was called awareness and articulation be
ifi, Tuesday, 4:30 p. m., at Florida stimulated.
i.ion. a Purpose of this meeting The Progressive League of Flor-
W tl be to elect a new treasurer ida plans to be in a working con-
a;.i to conduct minor business, federation with groups of this
Object of the Young Democrats character in the state.
i, to promote policies of the Dem- At the last meeting the consti-
oeratic party here. Any student tution was approved with Danny
interested in joining can either se- Kohl being elected President; Jim
uire a membership blank at the Crown, Vice-President; Henry
Florida Union desk or attend the Armstrong, Secretary; J a mes a
special meeting Tuesday. Mack, Treasurer. Three additional
men, Al Westin, Meyer Proctor,
and Gerald Gordoi were elected to
round out the executive commit-
Military Grads tee
EOn The Inside
March of Dimes ......Page 2
Debate Winners ........ Page 2
Parking Story ........Page 2
Regular Army Blue Key Election ..... Page 3
Art Reception ........ Page 3
Glee Club Feature .... .Page 4
Qualilied "distinguished" mill- mpus nd Feature..Page 5
tary students and graduates of the Clubs, Organizations ...Page 6
University senior ROTC units are Governor Candidates ... Page 7
eligible for appointment as sec- Sports................ Page 8
ond lieutenants in the Regular Ar- More Sports ..........Page 9
my, according to an announcement Editorials .............. Page 1-6
released this week from Third Ar-
my Headquarters. -G
in making Regular, Army comr-
dents, the Army stated that the F G l e
term. "honor graduate," will no
longer be used and that candidates (Editor's Note: This week,
ed military students" while still in the Alligator presents the his-
school, and as "distinguished mili- tory, past, present, and future,
tary graduates" upon graduation. -of the University of Florida's
The new designations do not famed Glee Club. Features may
prevent ROTC graduates previous- be found on page one and page
ly designated as "honor graduates" four.
from receiving commissions pro-
Vided they obtain application By Wilbur Mclnnis
forms from the Military Personnel Steady development, untiring
Procurement Division of Third Ar- effort and persistent determin-
my Headquarters or from the Uni- action have marked the progress of
versity Military Department and the University of Florida Glee
submit completed applications by Club in its campaign to become
Feb. 1. one of the leading glee clubs in
Feb. 1 is also deadline for sub- the country.
mission of applications to Uni- Those enterprising students
Versity of Florida professors of who met together in 1907 could
military science and tactics by stu- little have envisioned the heights
dents in current senior ROTC un- their glee club would reach 41
years later. It was not for them
........... to make thousand mile concert
Florida A And M tours, to appear before large and
enthusiastic audiences, or to mas-
Glaee Club W ill ter the most difficult of choral
music. They simply sang for their
S own pleasure. It was a small be-
reSent VOnCert ginning for an organization des-
tined to grow year by year in
Bill Shupe, business manager spite of overwhelming odds, until
of the University of Florida Glee today it bids fair to attain the
Club, announced that the Florida ambitions of the founding group.
A & M College Glee Club will the lads who met together for
present a matinee and evening singing at the turn of the cen-
Concert in the University Audi- tury.
toriumn April 24. In 1926, Professor John W. De-
The Florida A & M College sent Bruyn was secured as director of
& mixed choir here last year to the Glee Club. Since then tremen-
'present two concerts under dous strides have been taken in
SPonsorship.- of the. University voice technique and repertoire as
lee Club. This was done in co- well as in promoting musical in-
oPeration with the Lyceum Coun- terest on the University campus.
eli in the first of what is planned At present, rehearsals are held
U.SA. He has also checked his
results in the fields of psychology,
physics, phisiology, anatomy, ra-
dio, sound pictures, and practical
Professor DeBruyn stated re-
cently, "Always, since my study
of voice began in my freshman
days, I have been perplexed by
the multiplicity of singing meth-
ods in vogue throughout this
country and in Europe. It has
been especially confusing to learn
1 0. $J....il.giator
IIWVIDIITY OFI FLORE6A -& i .
Burning 'Midnight Oil'
bers free of charge, four times a
The .technique taught is the
product of the director's lifetime
study of methods of the most suc-
cessful singers plus an analysis
of musical tone from the physical
side. In 'the course of this study,
Professor DeBruyn observed the
voice methods taught in many
conservatories, and in depart-
ments of music in colleges and
universities through u t the
to be an annual exchange of con- twice a day and in addition pri-
certs between the two glee club. vate lessons are given to mem-
students spend early morning hours
ay tens off.
the dorms on the campus of
y increased the electric bill.
n the dorms are using more
ss reports, there seems to be
n during the wee small hours
of the morning. One would think
that there is an awful lot of bon-
ing being done at these and other
times. And he would be right.
The time has rolled past very
swiftly and exams are upon us.
Twenty-four hours, much less 12
or 14, are not enough to do every-
thing and learn all the subjects.
Therefore every advantage is be-
ing taken of every minute of the
day and night.
Midnight oil is a precious com-
modity on the campus, and there
seems to an abundance of it being
used. Coffee is swilled by the
quarts. Hair is laying on the floor
as exasperated students tear it out
by the roots. Sleep is seldom
thought about with more than
vague wishfulness, and when sleep
finally is sought it is more like a
stupor than anything else.
Typical scenes in the dormi-
tories would show the hapless in-
mates burning a hole in a book
with an endless profusion of texts
scattered around. Read one page
and the next and then go back and
start all over again. It seems that
the mind will not concentrate at
this, the most important moment
in the semester. They curse the
individual who saunters into the
room saying, "I haven't cracked a
book in the last two weeks," anid
then comes back with an "A" on
his exam. They are the last straw
to those of us who slave up until
time for the test and when we go
into the exam room, promptly for-
get everything we ever knew
about the cussed stuff.
Well, the cycle will go on for-
ever and those who come after us
will go through the same prob-
lems. But what consolation is that
to us? None whatsoever.
I wonder if women do the same
things we do during these crucial
Draws To A Close
The FLORIDA ALLIGATOR
sponsored gym-naming 'contest,
begun November 26, drew to a
successful close this week with
38 .entries submitted, suggesting
well over 65 names for the mam-
moth University gymnasium.
The suggestions range all the
way from "Gator Cave" to "The
Florida Memorial Gymnasium,"
and the majority of the entries
come from independents on the
The results of the contest are
now being tabulated by Dean Den-
nis K. Stanley, head of the college
of Physical Education, Health and
Athletics, and they are to be turn-
ed over to President Miller for
presentation to the Board of Con-
trol for its consideration in the
near future. The Board is in no
way required to accept any of the
names submitted by students, but
in view of the volume of response,
it seems likely that it will seri-
ously consider the students' ideas.
,that some institutions giving in- base singing methods on scientif-
struction in music have taught ic formulae."
methods of voice for the identical "I have come to the conclusion
degree which were quite diverse that wherever and whenever a
and frequently in opposition." method gives correct results, to
"Surely, two opposing methods that extent it is true. But many
cannot both give positive results methods are part-truths. What I
in bringing out the voice. So I set have done is to accumulate a mass
about reading .the literature of the of these part-truths and, after
historical schools, beginning with evaluation, to organize them and
the old Italian masters and end- include them in my book, called
ing with the present tendency to "From Song to Speech."
Glee Club members pose for an Aligator picture. They are left to vin, Wyth Sims, Paul Shupe, Bill Shupe, Norton Weinberg, Irving
right: F.i.rstRw-Wilbur M nnis, Billy King, Jack Fortes, Tommy Kaufman, Allan Jacobs, Ben Key, and G. S. Smith. Third Row-Tom
right: Cliffrst Lyleow-Wilbu Billy Cook, Virgil Barnhil, Louis Gay, Louis ooley, Swanson Peter Sturroock, Ed Mayhugh, Vic Hunter, Paddy Driscoll,
Fay, Cliff Lye, By Cook, Vrgl Ba ll Los Gay, Lou Doole johnny Carter, Crosby Dawkins, Jim Harper, Ralph Sexton, and Bill
and Dick Seron. Second Row-Tony Pullara, Bill Whitson, Philip Par- McElwain.
"So far I have not found a
singer who prefers any other
method to it after becoming fully
acquainted with it, and since giv-
ing this method, to. the University.
of Florida Glee Club, the results,
as shown by this group, have
vastly exceeded my anticipa-
Under the guidance of Profes-
sor DeBruyn, the Glee Club has
consistently progressed, both in
cize and in performance. The
Gie Club is now composed of
about 58 men, all of whom are se-
iected on 'the basis of competitive
examination. It has been estimat-
ed tIat about orie out of every
live aspirants to the Glee Club
has been accepted.
In 1939, the Glee Club made a
trip to New York and the World's
Fair, in addition to other large-
scale tours. While at the Fair, the
Singing Saurians gave concerts
throughout the city of New York,
and made repeated appearances
at the Florida exhibit. Climax
of the visit was a nation-wide
broadcast over the facilities of
the Columbia Broadcasting Sys-
War-time conditions have pre-
vented the Glee Club from taking
long conecrt tours in recent
years, but in 1948, according to
DeBruyn, this practice will be re-
vived, in order that the lads may
truly live up to their name of
"Florida's Ambassadors of Good
The Weather Cold
The41a at et Id
0 t W 'esday
Win 5fP &~'E Si. kiOE I -
UNI VEJIT T Of'r S r-f JINESVILLE, FLOI PIU1945
To Have Meeting
In Union Tues.
All Speakers Are Asked
To Attend; Outlines
Program To Rehabilitate
Tuesday afternoon at 4.30 i,
the Florida Union, an important
meeting of the Public Relati,.ns
Board will be held, and all spool-
era who have volunteered to male
speeches before various hgh
school audiences throughout the
state are urgently requested to oe
At this meeting, the Puoh, Re-
lations Board plans to hand out
outlines and fact sheets for the
student speakers to use in forniu-
lating the speeches they -1il pre-
The Board will have a model
speech presented to the staudnt
speakers by Professor Eubanks .
of the Speech Department.
Letters to the principals of thei-
high schools throughout the state
are being sent through the mail ,
but it is suggested that the speak-
era themselves, when the list ''
published as to what speaker. ., I.
will speak at what high .o, .
contact the principal of the sche.,.I
where they are going to speak to
arrange a specific date which i
be suitable to both the speaker
and the school. -d
All students who have not yet '.......
signed to speak before a high This picture of the campus from the air presents a picture of beauty. With the construction pro-
school in the state and are anx- grain progressing rapidly, a program to keep the campus beautiful has been Inaugurated. Beautification
ious or desirous of doing so, are andaImprpvement--for a great University.
requested to leave their names at
the Alligator office immediately,
or sign up at the meeting next i t i h I A
Tuesdayafternoon. itional Scholarship And Loan Fund
In Eyes Of World
We fight to gain the peace but
do we keep it when we have re-
gained it, asked John Selle,
Gainesville attorney, at the
monthly meeting of American Le-
gion Post No. 157 this week.
"We do not want war," said
Selle, "yet peace doesn't fall into
our laps. We have to fight for it
through the energy and enthus-
iasm that is used to fight a war."
'Selle stated further that, we
should maintain our prestig. .;.i,
the eyes of the 'orld by making
"Citizens can transmit their
ideas to national policy," said
Selle, "by expressing themselves
in writing to their representa-
tives and by voting."
The Post has started circula-
tion of a Universal Military
Training petition. The program
will continue for one more week. It
is also sponsoring a student from
P. K. Yonge to enter an orator-
ical contest to be held within the
State convention will be held
April 7, 8, and 9 in Panama City.
Registrations are now being ac-
Next Issue Due
As exam week is right around
the corner, the Alligator will be
published Tuesday of next week.
A staff meeting will be held on
Friday at 4 p. m. It is requested
that all staff members be present
at this meeting in order to facili-
tate the assigning of stories and
to meet the early date line for
Pen Gaines, editor, announced
that there will be several openings
on the staff for next semester, and
all interested persons are urged
to attend the first meeting of the
Made Available To Needy Students
A memorial scholarship and average or "C" or above. Five made by the Committee o0
loan furn has been made avail- hundred dollars is the maximum Aid and Scholarships sc
able to students of the University to be loaned to-any one student around Feb. 20.
of Florida for the second semester' during a year.
of the .1947-48 session from the Application blanks for the schol-
John G. arid Fannie F. Ruge es- arShips and loans are available in
tate. the Office of the Dean of Stu-
Fr senolorsh-ps tlre will be dents. Those applying ffr scholar-" -r
,pproxiimatiy liii,,ii available, ships for the coming semester a -r
StuIdents applying for tie amounts must have applications in the of-
from $.10 to $2510 nuiut show that fice by Feb. 5. Awards will be
their remaining i11 school is de- Slates, W arle
pendent upon receiving some type
of financial aid. t f R g Footlight Favori
In addition to the amount avail- To Be Given
able for scholarships, there is a To BeI Of R
still larger sum. of approximately Jan. 22nd
$25,000 for students to draw upon Footlight Favorites
in the form of a loan. Both grad- quartet specializing in li
uates and undergraduates may o | l u and musical comedy,;wil
apply for the scholarships and sentedl b' the Lyceum Co,
loans, but students must have 22. at 8.15 in toe Univr
completed at least thirty semes- "India In Transition" ditorium. Stuiderits will I
ter hours conege work with an a and free. It i.. planned tha
Subject Of for tne ,uli ....,fl b..o
Courses offered by the Depart-
ment of Religion at the Univer-
sity of Florida are attracting stu-
dents from many departments of
the University, in addition to
those interested in pre-minister-
ial training, according to a recent
Established in 1946, after a
:comprehensive study by a com-
mittee* of faculty members, the
department seeks to present re-
ligion to students as -it has devel-
oped in American culture and
among American institutions.
The most popular course at the
present time is that ,in- compara-
tive religion. Additional work is
offered in, the religions founda-
tions of modern life, the Old
Testament in the light of today,
the life if Jesus, and problems of
At present two faculty mem-
bers are now instructing full-time
in the department, and two addi-
tional courses are being planned
in the general area of religious
education a n d contemporary
The Stu.i.nt Religious Associa-
tion and Ln,M D,:partmni:t, of Re-
ligion will present a lecture on
"India in Transition" by John
Williams' Hughes, Friday, Jan. 16,
at 8 p. m. in the Student Union
Hughes is a native of Wales and
is now lecturing in the United
States under the auspices of vari-
ous missionary groups. He is a
former staff correspondent for a
number of British papers and has
served in India, the Philippine Is-
lands and the Dutch East Indies.
During World War II he served
for a time as a liaison and educa-
tion officer for British and Amer-
ican forces in Britain. During the
latter part of the war, he served
with the British, forces in India
wherhehe was engaged in training
Indian officers to lecture among
their own people. He has also had
close contact with the Welch mis-
sion in Assam Province, India.
In 1945 he stood unsuccessfully
for the British Parliament in his
home district and is already mak-
ing plans to stand again in 1950.
At the present time Hughes is de-
livering a series of lectures -in
Florida on behalf of the Florida
Chain of Missionary Assemblies.
This is the thild program spon-
sored by the newly formed Student
Religious Association and it is the
plan to conduct a program every
month. The next program will be
in February in connection with
Religious Emphasis Week.
1 be pre-
n sale- at
the door the night of tlhr perfor-
Richard Bornelli, Edward Kane,
Eleanor Knapp "and Adelaide Ab-
bot are the four artists appearing
here. Miss Knapp is filling in for
Lucielle Browning. The group have
distinguished themselves in radio,
grand opera, musical comedy, con-
cert and operetta..
Footlight Favorites. was organ-
ized in 1944 by W. Colston Leigh,
lecture and concert impresario.
Since its beginning, the quartet
has traveled 20,000 miles and sung
popular classics from "The Merry
Widow" and the score of "Okla-
homa," 700 times in thirty states.
When Mr. Leigh introduced the
quartet to a sold-out house at New
York City's Carnegie Hall, he
stated: "The responsiveness of the
public to increasingly higher stand-
ards of musical offerings has giv-
en convincing proof that the peo-
ple will support the very best in
music, if that best is interesting
both in its content and rendition."
H. P. Constans, marshal of the
commencement, has I announced
that all persons expecting to re-
ceive a degree the end of this
semester .on Feb. 7, are asked
to meet at 4:30 p. m. Thursday,
Feb. 5, in the University Audi-
torium in order to receive in-
struction regarding the com-
mencement exercises. The com-
mencement will be formal in
that caps and gowns will be
Help From All
Campus And Grounds
To Get Extensive
By Dell Loyless
One of the biggest camp-
us improvement programs,
with student participation,
got underway this week here
with the announcement that
a, huge Rehabilitation and Im-
provement campaign will continue
well into next semester.
Students are being asked to
watch the Alligator for special ar-
ticles and stories on the ways and
means that they will be asked to
aid such a program. .
"In this program," George F.
Baughman, assistant business
manager, stated, 'everyone on
the campus will have a part,
from the administrative -staff,
the students, to the grounds de-
The Grounds Department is well
into a program of rehabilitation
that will sweep through the entire
campus during the next several
months and reach practically
every square foot of groind'here.
The grounds department doubled
its number of employees at the
beginning of the Christmas holi-
days and the augmented staff has
been kept busy since then attempt-
ing to erase the "battle scars"
from this once beautiful campus.
Joe Crevasse, the general new
superintendent of grounds listed
several of the accomplishments
since the department's rejuvina-
tion just before Christmas. Dur-
ing the holidays a ton of Rye
grass was spread over the camp-
us and much of the shrubbery
replaced. Then last week five
hundred Pine slips were planted
around campus and will be fol-
lowed up with five hundred
more next week.
The first of many areas to be
reclaimed on camptis were dressed
:.up last week also,; The.'sectiln im-
mediately back- .f the temporary
building:.housing the fecreational
hall was .completely resodded,
stak-d off'and'shrubbery placed in
that area. This week the same
program of"rehabilitation is going
on at every, entrance to the Uni-
versity grounds from University
Avenue. Included on. the program
for next Week, the area around the
Dairy Laboratory will have a com-
plete face lifting and a large num-
ber of Live Oaks six or eight feet
Continued on Page THREE
Distribu ion Of '47
Seminole Wil End
On Next Friday
Distribution of 1947 Seminoles
will end Friday, January 23, ac-
cording to information received
from the circulation department.
To date there are some 2,000
annuals yet to be issued. Semi-
noles may be obtained from Room
201 Union Annex Monday through
Thursday between the hours of
1:30 and 3:30 p.m. .
It is urgent that each student
entitled to receive a yearbook do
so at once because construction
will begin on the Union Annex the
early part of next semester, which
will cause the circulation depart-
ment to vacate their present lo-
Students who are unable to'meet
distribution hours may give their
fee receipt to a friend or room-`
mate, who in turn may procure
Any student ,wh is not already
entitled to receive a 1947 Seminole
may acquire one by. paying $4.00
to the Business Manager in.Lan-
guage Hall and presenting the re-
ceipt to the circulation depart-
Those students who desire to
have their annuals mailed to them
must pay the Business Manager
of the Seminole 25 cents for mail-
ing in Florida and 50 cents for
out-of-state mailing. It is pre-
ferrable that this transaction be
done by mail.
"THE ADVENTURES OF
A new, thrilling, exciting,
weekly serial, appearing in the
first edition of the Alligator,
In keeping with the Alligator's
new policy of better news cov-.
erage, entertainment, and stu-
dent interest, the following
items of interest will be car-
ried each week:
1. Crossword puzzle.
2. The Inquiring Reporter
3. More Cartoons
4. Better Features and Pictures
5. Guest Columns.
Club Rises To Rank With Nation's Best
'*'Z-W-N A AVJlf Q4S
2 THE FIRIDA ALLIGATOR-FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 1948
March Of Dimes Drive Begins;
To Extend Through Jan. 30
The annual March of Dimes will
be held throughout the nation
January 15 to 30, it was announced
here today by Murdock Martin,
state representative for the Na-
tional Foundation of Infantile
Call Lee, president of Phi Eta
f* -ma and the J nor Class, has
n appointed the University of
*ida's campus campaign chair-
Fifty per cent of the proceeds
the drive, which will extend
m January 15 to January 30,
:1 remain in this county while
Remaining 50 per cent will be
S:osited with the National Head-
f %rters in New York, and may
be drawn upon by any county
needing additional funds.
"The campus chairman also re-
vealed that fully one-fifth of the
thousands of cases aided by the
National Foundation in the past
ten years have involved persons
15 years of age and older. The
common conception that only chil-
dren are in real danger is out-
moded. While children are un-
doubtedly much more susceptible
to the disease than adults there 'is
"no guarantee of immunity to old-
"Many of these older patients
are in the prime of life, and their
handicap becomes an almost in-
surmountable obstacle to their
wage-earning capacity. What po-
lio strikes, it hits indiscriminate-
ly among the old and the young,
the rich and the poor, and we must-
be prepared to help anyone, any-
where, who falls prey to this crip-
pling disease," Lee said.
Containers for contributions
will be placed in each of the res-
taurants about the campus, and
in the cafeteria, and a booth will
be set up in the Florida Union.
Those wishing to mail contribu-
tions may send checks or money
orders payable to:
Call Lee, Campus Campaign Di-
rector for the March of Dimes,
825 Lafayette St., Gainesville,
Intramural Debate Winners
Florida Players' Performance
Most Enjoyable Of Season
Crowd Jams P.K. Yonge Auditorium; Many Turned
Away From Successful Comedy
By Gerald Clarke
Last Friday's performances of
four one act plays by the Florida
Players and the Department of
Speech made the evening the
most enjoyable of the season. The
audience which jammed P. K.
Yonge auditorium many were
turned away-was genuinely en-
It would have been difficult to
arrange a program more accept-
able to a college audience. While
the bill was heavily weighted on
the side of comedy, it was bal-
anced by an excellent production
of one of the best modern one act
tragedies. Each one of the four
student directors gave his play a
highly individual treatment. Stag-'
ing and casting were at almost all
times far more than just ade-
Opening with Stanley Hough-
ton's "The Dear Departed," direct-
ed by Margaret Marshall, the bill
got off to a reasonable start. The
script was undoubtedly less inter-,
esting than the other three, and
it could have been interpreted dif-
ferently; however, the audience
"Freedom's Bird" by Betty
Smith was a special case. The
play did not aspire to heights and
yet it was thoroughly successful.
It did everything it set out to do.
It entertained the audience. By
performing the Smith piece at the
edge of the stage the director,
Leonard Mosby, achieved an .ef-
fect which made the audience feel
that it was participating. How-
BY LES GLEICHENHAUS
THE $64 QUESTION-Here's a real life story which comes to us
'rom a young lady who ran all the way home from Lake W6rth to
.:e our deadline. This gal, one of Harry Popover's fairest, was tak-
a lone stroll in the woods along the lake. It was warm-one of
..;se sleepy days and she soon foimd a deligitfhully secluded cove, the
ard Clarke, Sanford Schnier, Lar-
ry Mansfield, and Robert Salis-
bury were all well cast. Clarke
brought down the house with his
characterization of an ignorant
North Carolina settler.
Admirably directed by Stephen
Sands, "Hello Out There" by Wil-
liam Saroyan was the meat and
potatoes of the evening. The
piece was so well handled that it
embarrassed a large section of the
audience. When they caught
themselves giving in to the mood
of the tragedy, they defended
themselves by laughing inappro-
priately and cynically at lines and
situations 'with deep, tragic impli-
cations. Gradually the psuedo-so-
phisticated group broke down and
began to enjoy the play for what
it was, a moving story of simple
people and pure emotions, unre-
strained by sophomoric cynicism.
White Palmer turned in a sen-
sitive performance in a difficult
part. With restraint he made his
role so compelling-so completely
acceptable that almost no one
could fail to appreciate the ter-
rific impact of the play's climax.
Rosemary Flanagan was won-
derfully successful with her part,
which also offered numerous dif-
ficulties. William Morrow and
Kitty Callanan handled their parts
ably. The expressionistic set and
well selected music helped make
"Hello Out There" a dramatic suc-
If the Saroyan was the meat
and potatoes on the bill, certain-
ly Chekov's "A Marriage Propos-
al" was dessert. This well con-
structed Russian comedy was well
handled by Director Pat O'Neal
and performed in excellent fash-
ion by Rita Seestedt, Austin Cal-
laway,, and Tom Hicks. Descend-
ing to slapstick at times-if it is
a descent-the small cast extract-
ed all kinds of humor from the
play. Callaway was extremely en-
tertaining. Rita Seestedt, as an
old-maid daughter, provided the
realistic ground on which the com-
edy was built.
To sum up: the evening was
very much of a success. The only
regret which this reviewer has,
is that the group of plays cannot
be seen by those who could not
crowd into the auditorium last
Friday night and by the many who
wanted to .attend, but who were
unable to arrange their schedule.
The bill certainly provided an eve-
ning of worthwhile entertain-
banks lined with soft, inviting moss. Warm from her walk she decid-
ed to take a plunge. To dry herself she lay down in the sun on the
mossy bank. Suddenly she heard a noise, and although startled,
thought it was one of the local urchins who played around the lake. So
she called, "How old are you little boy?" a yoice replied: "Sixty four,
dammit" (and he didn't even get a fountain pen).
ORDERS FROM THE FRONT-A communique from the
parade grounds has it that the Military Ball will again be one, of our
biggest social events. To us it has always rivalled Frolics in that It is
more sociable, more gay and so much.more eventful. And as in the
past the military might have decreed the Ball to be Formal-the ad-
vanced agents of the ROTC will of course be all spit and polish but us
poor civilians will fall in with dinner jackets and tuxedoes. So you see
that the Mlitary Ball supersedes all other University events in the
fact that all will be formal and that is the way it should be.. And
speaking of formal furnishings, Silverman's in town have the 'com-
pletest' line of formal habiliment this side of Saks Fifth Avenue.
Everything from blue dinner jackets to the new shawl lapeled jacket,
shoes, lnks, and we even think he can dig you up a cummerbund!
HUNTING SEASON-We never. saw tickets sell so fast in all our
born days as those for the Shakesperean plays "Merchant of Venice"
and "Macbeth" to be presented Monday. We are certainly getting a
break both in price and performance to see old Will's favourites. If
you haven't yours as yet drop over to the Union-they might have a
few ducate left. .... Some talk of us having an elongated Easter
holiday ..... The course of drink is being stuck with the check.. .
"I think your husband dresses nattlly"-Natalie who? ..... "Golden
Earrings" at Florida should be redubbed "Golden Herrings"'-what a
stinker-Dietrich should be put out to pasture ..... Definition of
a pink elephant-a beast of Bourbon.
Some gals are easy to look at-others pull their shades........ A
local men's shop here in town, Silverman's by name Invited the privi-
lege of charging formal wear for Fall Frolics last month-the re-
sponse was so huge and gratifying that "The Man's Store," Joe Silver-
mnn's own, will now extend the privilege of charging to all merchan-
..e-inquiries are invited so just drop in..........The apple of a man's
e Is a half peeled peach ...........For you gourmets-The Sorrento-
jw Italian restaurant featuring Neopolitao culsine.-"Mams mia-
the antipasto is molte bueno" (its good too!) .........Who besides me
was lucky enough to miss the stage show at the State last week? ..
Joe Silverman tells me that you Gators cleaned him out during
his January clearance Sale last week but the shelves are looking like
.themselves again with up to the minute college fashioned Spring togs
which include Bostonian Brown and whites, saddles, Strato-Mocs and
In slacks--summer shades and weights and also plenty of short sleeved
shirts...... Joe will be in New York next month to attend the
College Fashion Show For Men. ..... Then there was the waitress
who was so dumb that she didn't know whether lettuce was a veget-
able or a proposition. ... see you next week.
By UF Students
That ringing in your ears each
Sunday morning about 9 o'clock
may not be what you think it is.
In all probability you wpre listen-
ing to the chimes coming from
the tower of the Wesley Founda-
tion, Methodist Student Center on
About a year ago several stu-
dents at the Wesley Foundation
purchased the chimes. Operation
of the device involves a phono-
graph with two separate circuits.
One circuit allows the music to
float out over the loudspeakers
in the tower for a radius of about
a mile while the other circuit
feeds the program into the chapel
of the building.
,.According to Rev. Thaxton
Springfield, chaplain for Metho-
dist students, the foundation
now owns about 18 different rec-
ords of chime music, offering a
wide variety of selections. Pro-
grams are played from the tower
each Sunday morning at 9 a.m.
and from the chapel each Sunday
BILL'S SHOE SHOP
Gainesville's Best Shoe
118 SO. GARDEN
A.--4 r a
TOP-Earl Faircloth, left, and Robert Forney, center, Fletcher K,
winners of the campus-wide Intramural debate tourney, are shown
receiving the trophy from Mrs. A. A. Hopkins.
BOTTOM-Pictured below, left to right, are Charlie Bostwick and
Sumpter Lowry, members of the SAE team overpowered by Fletcher
K, and Faircloth and Forney.
Fletcher K Gains Award
In Campus Debate Loop
Engraved Trophy To Be Retained
In Florida Union Lounge
The Fletcher K team of Earl
Faircloth and Robert Forney now
lays claim to the campus debate
championship by virtue of their
victory over the Sigma Alpha ,Ep-
silon combine of Bill Bostwick
and Sumpter Lowry Friday night
in the Florida Union auditorium.
These two teams qualified to
meet one another in the cham-
pionship tilt, since they swept
aside all opposition in their re-
spective leagues, SAE topping the
field in fraternity competition and
Fletcher K emerging winner in the
Fletcher K upheld the negative
side of the question, "Resolved,
that the honor system should be
abolished at the University of
Florida," while SAE took the af-
A two to one decision was ren-
dered by judges, 'Dr. Freeman
Hart, member of the C-o depart-
ment, S. T. Dell, Jr., local attor-
ney, and Sam Ham of Gainesville.
To Tour Florida
Will Make Several Talks
During State Trip
Dr. Miller is continuing his
busy schedule of engagements
this week and next with recep-
tions, dinners and speaking en-
Last night he was guest speak-
er 'at the annual meeting of the
AAUW held at the Twentieth
Century Club here. Tomorrow he
and'Mrs. Miller will be guests of
Rollins President Hamilton Holt
at the annual faculty reception.
There Dr. and Mrs. Miller will
have an opportunity to meet all
the faculty of Rollins College.
A 30 minute broadcast will be a
feature of Dr. Miller's address to
a joint meeting of the Jackson-
ville civic clubs sponsored by the
Jacksonville Alumni Club in that
city on the 20th.
The latter part of this month,
Dr. and Mrs. Miller, will make
trips to south and central Flor-
ida, the first of which will be as
speaker to a joint meeting of the
Orlando Rotary Club and Chil-
dren's Home Society of Florida on
the 28th. On Jan. 29 he will sur-
vey the facilities of the Range
Cattle Station at Ona, Florida.
and later that day will inspect the
Lake Alfred Citrus Experirr-it
Station. Mr. Mowry of the U. of
F. Agricultural Experiment Sta-
tion will accompany him.
The following day, Jan. 29, Dr.
Miller will speak to the annual
Winter Haven Chamber of Com-
Professor H. P. Constans, head ot
the speech department chairman-
ed the debate.
The A. A. Hopkins Memorial
trophy, offered by the Debate So-
ciety in honor of the late, Profes-
sor A. A. Hopkins, was awarded
to the winning team of Faircloth
and Forney by Mrs. A. A. Hopkins,
wife of the former debate direc-
Names of the winners will be
engraved on the pylon of the tro-
phy which will be permanently
housed in the Florida Union.
The 1947 intramural debate pro-
gram included some 70 partici-
pants from fraternities and inde-
pendents. This was the first year
there were both fraternity and in-
dependent leagues. Formerly, only
a fraternity league existed in in-
tramural debate competition.
By Alvin Burt
University of Florida engineer-
ing students now have opportuni-
ties for career employment with
the Bureau of Reclamation on re-
clamation projects located through-
out the seventeen western states.
Projects are engaged in design-
ing and constructing dams, irriga-
tion canals, p6wer plants, trans-
mission lines and equipment, per-
tinent roads, railroads, bridges,
steel and concrete structures, and
To accomplish this work on the
scale presently authorized, means
that now, and in the future, the
technical knowledge an.d practical
experience of people possessing
qualifications in engineering spe-
cialities will be needed. Many en-
gineering graduates have the basic
qualifications needed for these
positions. Those interested should
file application for Federal em-
ployment with the Bureau of Re-
clamation in order that they may
be given consideration as positions
There are immediate opportuni-
ties for temporary appointments
with the Bureau which provide an
opportunity for gaining experience
and taking the examination for
permanent appointments at a later
date. Anyone desiring to apply for
such temporary appointments
should send an application for
Federal employment, Form 57, to
the Chief, Personnel Field Office,
Bureau of Reclamation, Denver
Federal Center, Denver, Colorado.
The Bureau also has an engineer
trainee program through which
engineering students in their soph-
omore, junior, and senior years
may obtain sub-professional en-
gineering position during the
summer months and, after gradua-
tion, go right into professional en-
gineering positions. Appointments
to these positions are made local-
Students who are interested
should send their applications to
the Personnel Field Office at Den-
ver, marking them for the en-
FINDS CAMPUS ENCOURAGING
Florida Players Present
Their Technical Director
By Hayes Kennedy was connected with the Summer
During this past fall semester, Stock Theater in New Jersey.
the "Florida Players" has been In the fall of 1941 Hooks joined
Igh-ul. benefitted by Professor the U. S. Navy. Receiving the rank
Li. IV Hooks, who in the capacity of full lieutenant, he was in com-
of technical director of this drama mand of a Fleet Mine Sweeper,
organization, has done much to- serving all over the Pacific area
ward bringing to a high caliber and in the Caribbean Sea for a
this college theater group, time. After his discharge from the
Professor Hooks was born in service in 1946, he returned to
Smithfield, North-Carolina in 1920, the University of North Carolina
were he began his drama' career 'where he received his Masters De-
at an early age. Taking, parts in gree in Dramatic Arts in 1947.
plays and skits throughout his During the summer of 1946 he
grammar school days, he became had a part in the production of
highly intereterested in this type of Greene's play "The Lost Colony."
work. Following up this hobby in Finishing this he joined the sum-
high school, he was' very active mer theater at Yellow Springs,
in any type of theater under- Ohio where he played in nine
takings,.,participating in rnen'-v shows in nine weeks; he was also
plays as well dong much of the' on the construction staff of this
work connected with producing theater group. Professor Hooks is
one. plannifig on returning there this
After finishing high school summer on the director staff of
Hooks entered Mars Hill Junior this summer theater organization.
College, where he later became A member of the Speech De-
the president of the school's dra- apartment of the University of
ma club. It was here that he de- Florida, Hooks teaches several
cided upon dramatic arts as a drama and speech courses; he is
career, when he played the part 28, 'single, and is well satisfied
of the weaver in the play "Mid- with his position here at this in-
Summer Night's Dream." stitution.
Upon his graduation from the Hooks stated that, "there was
University of North Carolina in a great opportunity for the Flor-
1941, Hooks became associated ida players, and that the amount
with the "Carolina Playmakers" of equipment for production was
one of the leading theater or- ever increasing." He also men-
ganizations in the United States tioned "if there was anyone inter-
today. A short time later he made ested in any backstage work or
a professional tour with the House set constructions to contact him
of Connelly Players. After this he as soon as possible.
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Thi'. Is a iieio nf one of the -aiipu,u_ parking !.,it sho.i-ing the jam,
packed irregularity in parking.
WE NEED PARKING METERS
Available Parking Space
Used Very Inefficiently
Spaces Should Be Marked Off To Forestall
Jam-Packing Of Automobiles
By Hugh Stump
The day may come when those
who own automobiles on the Uni-
versity of Florida campus may
have the opportunity to use them.
because someday there might be
adequate facilities for them.
But that day is not here yet.
No, far from it. The jumbled and
bumbled situation here is depor-
able in the fact that it is not nec-
For instance, let us take as an
example, the space between the
rear of the post office and Stadi-
um Road. There should be
enough room in that lot for at
least 200 autos, and maybe even
more. In the late morning that
space is jam-packed with automo-
biles of all sizes, shapes, and de-
scription, parked hither and thith-
er, jammed into this space and
that without regard as to how the
other fellow will extricate him-
self if he happens to return first.
There should not be any reason
why the administration should not
take a hand, and it would not take
a very heavy hand at that, to
help these poor souls out of their
misery. Why couldn't the lots of,
any space at all on the campus be.
marked off so as to provide the
most efficient use of the available
TODAY & SATURDAY
FRANCES RAFFERTY In
"Adventures of Don
"Along The Oregon
GENE AUTRY In
BOWERY BOYS In
MONDAY & TUESDAY
GLENN DAVIS And
.DOC BLANCHARD In
"Spirit of West Point"
WEDNESDAY .& THURSDAY
MAUREEN O'HARA In
"Foxes of Harrow"
Or, if anyone needs convincing
why not use the lot spoken of
here as a trial area folr a period
of time? Let it be done by the
cheapest method possible, but let
it be done!
Perhaps this is within the juris..
diction of the student government?
Could our elected representative
accomplish this for us?
Certificate Of Merit
In Pepsi-Cola Contest
Alfred D. Harrington, Miami, a
student at the University of Flor.
ida has been awarded a certificate
of merit as a finalist in the 1947
Pepsi-Cola scholarship competi-
tion, according to letter received
by the Dean of Students office
from John M. Stalnaker, of Stan-
ford University, director of the
Pepsi Cola Scholarship Board.
Fifty dollars was awarded to
Harrington for his entrance into
the University of Florida. One of
the conditions of the Pepsi-Cola
Scholarship awards is that the
finalists enter an accredited col-
lege by the- Fall term of their win-
P1ONE 662 --
LAST DAY TODAY
RICHARD TRAVIS In
With BONITA GRANVILLE
SATURDAY Thru MONDAY
JOHN GARFIELD In
"Nobody Lives Forever"
riM2 HOLT In ZANE GREY'S
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
LAWERENCE TIERNEY In
"Born To Kill"
ROBERT LOWERY In
Books Now On Sale!
TODAY & SATURDAY
Student's identify yourself at
the Box Office before ticket is
dispensed, for student tickets.
Saturday Only 30c
Sunday & Monday
Tuesday & Wednesday
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To Be Charged
For Camp Use
Will Pay Annual Fee
Of One Dollar
By Jack Bryan
All University employees, who
have heretofore been allowed free
use of the facilities of Camp Wau-
burg, will pay an annual fee for
the privilege in the future.
Bill Bion, acting director of
Florida Union, made public this
week a letter which announced
that, beginning Jan. 15, all em-
ployees of the University of Flor-
ida, with the exception of bona
fide students and students' wives,
will be required to pay $1 per year
for use of Camp Wauburg.
Wauburg is a University-owned
recreation park, situated on Lake
wauburg nine miles south of
Gainesville, and operated by Flor-
ida Union exclusively for Univer-
Authority for this action came
from the Florida Union Board of
Managers, who pointed out that
approximately 45 per cent of the
entire usage of the camp is made
by members of the faculty and
niministrative staff of the Univer-
sity This being the case, said the
board, it is only fair that these
employees should have a ahare in
the camp operation and mainte-
Rion revealed that Camp Wau-
burg is supported at present by
a small appropriation from the
state and by student fees through
the Florida Union budget. This
financial situation has proved in-
adequate for proper maintenance.
The camp has been the main
problem of the union governing
board for the past several years,
it was stated. The facilities of the
camp have been increased during
the past year but are still far
short of those needed to make the
camp complete, according to the
Board of Managers, who opinioned
that Wauburg maintenance *has
not reached the standard they be-
lieve is necessary.
Rion's letter declared that "it
was the feeling of the board that
this fee would be similar to a
membership to the camp, the privi-
leges of which would be available
only to the members of the staff
and their immediate families."
This recommendation has been au-
thorized and approved by the pres-
ident of the University.
University employees may ob-
tain their membership cards from
the cashier's office in Language
Hall. In order to properly enforce
the new ruling, no member of the
faculty, the administrative staff or
other University employees will
be allowed entrance to Camp Wau-
burg without a membership card.
Establishment of the fee system
is expected to aid Rion and his
associates materially in their pro-
gram of developing Wauburg to
the fullest extent. Work on the
project is already under way with
the construction of a new bath
house. Other facilities yet to be
constructed include outdoor ovens,
and a new dock.
Both Rion and the Board of
Managers have asked for the co-
operation of employees in this mat-
ter, as it is their desire to make
Camp Wauburg a great asset to
the University of Florida.
Continued From Page
high will be spotted around camp-
More than twenty palms have
recently been replaced in the
Dormitory area with more to fol-
low. Several new side-walks and
pathways were put on campus
over the holidays and again it is
simply the opening gun that has
been fired. Many more side-walks
are to be laid in the near future.
Crevasse pointed out that
these are just some of the im-
provements that have gotten
underway recently and the full
program is really an intensive
one. However, he pointed out, it
will be absolutely necessary to
have the full cooperation of the
students for the full effective-
ness of this work to show up in
a beautified campus. He es-
pecially requested that students
show more thoughtfulness and
refrain from walking over new-
ly planted grass areas and push-
ing through shrubbery.
The grounds department was
not the only part of the University
to participate in the general im-
provement to the appearance of
campus. The business office releas-
ed word that more janitors are be-
ing added to the staff, a complete
waxing and cleaning program for
all halls and classrooms has been
started, and the extensive rehabili-
tation to all the older buildings is
We Dye All Kinds
Shoes & Leather
FOR BEST IN SHOE REPAIR,
QUALITY MATERIALS AND
184 W. Main St. N.
Wins Art Award
ricturea oeng awarded the $50 dollar first prize of the [Nott
Award is Charles Holder, Archer. At right, making the award, is
William Hoist, Instructor of Painting in the Commercial Art Division.
At left is Walter Gammel, Jr., Jacksonville, who received honorable
mention for his surrealistic painting.
Four Students Drop
Out Each School Day
Various Reasons Give By Over 800
Who Discontinue Education
Every school day of the first
part of this semester has seen four
University of Florida students
pack their belongings and bid fare-
well to the campus and their class-
Yes, figures show that between
Sept. 30 and Dec. 31, 1947, 384
students were dropped or resigned
from the University. This is an
average of four a day.
The reasons for leaving school
were varied. Twenty-two were
dropped for non-attendance or dis-
ciplinary reasons, 89 gave no rea-
son at all, and 35 left because as
they said they had obtained em-
Eighty students resigned be-
cause of poor health, 62 for finan-
cial reasons, three died while in
school, and 93 gave miscellaneous
reasons or none at all.
Additional information from the
Registrar's office shows that the
enrollment was 8,738 strong on
Sept. 30, making the University
of Florida the 12th largest state
supported educational institution
in the nation. However, when the
824 began to drop out of school,
the number shrank to 8,254 and
has been decreasing steadily.
Increased registrations next se-
mester are predicted by the Reg-
istrar's office and should bring
the total enrollment to well over
For Flight Training
G. I. Trainees Ruled Eligible
Under Certain Conditions
Students desiring to partici-
pate in the flight training course
which is open to Aeronautical
Engineering ma j or students
should contact Professor C. R.
Pearson, Room 118, Faculty Of-
This course which was recent-
ly approved by the University
consists of a flight training and
ground course leading to the pri-
vate pilot's license. The purpose
of this course is to give Aeronaut-
ical Engineering students an op-
portunity to become acquainted
with the problems and basic prin-
ciples involved in actual flight.
This training program is not a re-
quired part of the Aeronatical En-
gineering curriculum and must
be voluntarily elected by the stu-
Three Hours Credit
The course carries three semes-
ter hours of credit and will re-
quire three hours of flight per
week in addition to the four hours
of ground school per week. The
approximate cost of this course
is $500 and those students who
are receiving training under the
G. I. .Bill are eligible under cer-
Veteran students having aif el-
igibility in excess of that requir-
ed for their completion of their
college program in the amount of
8 months may use this 8 months
excess eligibility in accelerated
rate for paying the cost of this
course. All students must, of
course, be able to pass the neces-
sary physical examination and
must ,have sufficient time avail-
able in their collegiate program
to permit them taking this addi-
tional course without sacrifice, to
tHeir normal program.
Students who are not enrolled
in Aeronautcial Engineering are
not eligible for rhis course. Non-
veteran students who are enroll-
ed in Aeronautical Engineering
may take this course upon pay-
ment of the course laboratory fee.
Any student anticipating taking
this course should immediately
make contact with Professor
Pearson in order that plans for
offering the course this next se-
mester may be completed.
Professor Thompson, head of
the Aeronautical Enigneering De-
partment, has expressed the opin-
ion that the inclusion of this
course for men who have had no
flight experience is highly desir-
able from the Aeronautical En--
gineering viewpoint since this
background will enable these men
to more readily understand many
of 'the problems later encounter-
ed in the advanced courses. Men
who have had previous flight ex-
perience are not eligible for this
course, and this previous exper-
ience will serve them in the same
capacity as those taking this
'Life In Flavet'
The December issue of College
and University Business, a pro-
fessional journal for business of-
ficials of colleges carried a story
about the construction of the
Flavet villages on this campus.
Titled "Life in a Student Village,"
it was written by George F.
Baughman, assistant business
manager of the University.
Baughman's article was headed
by an attractive picture of part
of Flavet II and the story de-
scribes the location and construc-
tion of the three villages. Con-
siderable space is devoted to
apartment furnishings, utilities ar-
rangements and a description of
the Cooperative grocery, mention-
ing that it was started by a group
of students who spent much ef-
fort studying the problems in-
volved in establishing such a busi-
Continuing, the article men-
tions the student government and
its operation and describes the
fire protection arrangements, es-
pecially the volunteer fire bri-
gade in Flavet III. In closing,
Baughman wrote "From their be-
ginning, these projects have been
successful in providing pleasant,
inexpensive living accommoda-
tions for married veterans on the
campus. Within the villages there
is a wonderful sense of coopera-
tion, neighborliness and content-
ment. The residents are proud of
their temporary homes and take
an active interest in beautifying
the surrounding grounds.
An essay contest, sponsored by
The Southern Jewish Weekly will
be open to all students during
Brotherhood Week, which runs
through the week of February
The subject of the essay is to
be "What Brotherhood Week
Means To Me." According to in-
formation received, the essays
should be the original work of
the competitor, and must not be
less than 1,000 words in length
and not more than 2,000 words.
Contributions must be typewritten
and mailed to The Southern Jewish
Weekly, P. 0. Box 903, Jackson-
ville, Fla., before February 10,
1948. All essays submitted for the
contest will become the property
of the sponsors.
First prize winner will receive
a $50 war bond; second, a 925
war bond; and third, $5 in cash.
First Prize In
First Prizes of $100 in the es-
say contest sponsored by the St.
Augustine Historical Society and
Institute of Science was won by
Jack Doherty of Jacksonville. Doh-
erty is a political science major
and editor of the University of
Florida Orange Peel.
David R. Dunham, president of
the society, in a personal better
of recognition, commended Doher-
ty highly on an excellent essay
which required a great amount of
research to get together material
necessary to compose a winning
piece of literature. He also stated
in the letter that in all probability
the essay would be published by
the Society, or by some other pub-
lication with the permission of the
Second and third place winners
have not as yet been announced.
All Invited By
A square dance will be given in
the Old Gym tonight from 7 to 9
p. m. by a very unique organiza-
tion called the Square Dance Club
which found its way to the campus
via the route of coeducation.
Organized from the girls' phys-
ical education classes to promote
interest in the square dance, the
club meets every Thursday after-
noon at 4:45 in the old gym.
Its head, Barbara Glenn, Tampa,
says that interest in the square
dance will be stimulated through
The club, now with 25 active
members, is open to all girls on
A student hillbilly band will
provide the music. The dance is
open ancd everyone is invited.,
THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR-FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 1948
Maguire Named President Of
Blue Key For Spring Term
FBK To Assist
Raymer Maguire of Orlando was
chosen to head Florida Blue Key
for the spring semester at its reg-
ular meeting held last Tuesday
Mark Hulsey, retiring president,
stated: "I appreciated the honor
of being head of such a body as
Blue Key during one of its most
outstanding semesters in history."
He will prepare a semester re-
Raymer Maguire, Jr., 26 and a
member of Alpha Tau Omega, so-
cial fraternity, and Phi Delta Phi,
honorary legal fraternity, entered
the University of Florida where
he attended until he went into the
Field Artillery. During his first
stay on the campus, he was busi-
nessi manager of the Seminole,
president of IRC, assistant to Dean
Price during Freshman Week, and
was elected to the Hall of Fame.
Since his return in 1946, he has
served as finance chairman of the
Dick Wyke, 26, a senior in ar-
chitecture from Miami, vice presi-
To Hold Initiation J
Of New Members
An initiation of all new members
will be held at the next regular
meeting of Adelphos Society, Mon-
day at 7:30 in Florida Union.
All members who have joined
since the original charter was
granted by the Grand Lodge of
Florida F. A. & M. are to be initi-
ated. A reception will follow the
dent; Elliott Shienfeld, 20, a junior Florida -Blue Key's acceptance
in arts and science from Holly- of a request of Billy Matthews,
wood, Fla., secretary, and Carl executive secretary of the Alumni
Durrance, 29, a junior in law Association, to assist in organizing
school from Fort Meade, treasurer, alumni elubs throughout the state,
were the other officers elected. was the only other business.
"You can count
a grand smoke" "
V O L
Bachelors Degree. Large Col-
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half time teaching-studying.
Masters to $5,500.
South Western College needs
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Associate Professor $4,500 -
Assistant Professor $4,000.
Vacancies Other Fields
Give phone, photo, qualifica-
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IF YOW INTEND TO SELL YOUR
THE FLORIDA BOOK SHOP
Opposite Sience Hall
Will Purchase AH Books
Whether Ulsed Here Or Not
Beginning SATURDAY, JAN. 24TH.
By long tradition, you will receive from us the
highest prices available, immediate payment in
cash, prompt, efficient and courteous service...
When selling books your name
must be on inside book, and
personal identification required.
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4 THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR--FRIDAY, JAN. 16, t948
By Jack Bryan
Something new in the way <
musical organizations has appear
ed on the University of Florid
campus-the Girls' Glee Club.
When the University officials
became co-ed last fall and 50
women students arrived in Gaines
ville, Professor John W. DeBruyi
veteran director of the male Gle
Club, was quick to recognize tha
there would be some good voice
on the distaff side of the campu
community, and he went into ac
An invitation was issued to al
girls interested in choral work tA
meet with DeBruyn, and thus th
first female Glee Club in the his
tory of this institution was borr
Because of the small number a
coeds, it was decided to exten
membership in the organization
to wives of students and feminine
employees of the University a
well as coeds, and the present
group has representatives from al
three of these classes.
First meeting of the Club wea
held on Nov. 17, 1947, and th.
girls elected Mrs. Majel Barret
to serve as their chairman unti
the election of regular officers
After helping the neophyte groul
get started, DeBruyn returned tc
his pressing duties with the boys
and appointed Tommy Fay, one o:
his prize soloists with the male
club, to ,be director of the Girls
Fay's selection was a happy
choice, according to the lassies
and Mrs. Barrett, speaking for
the group, stated that they were
well-pleased with Tommy's hard
work, his knowledge of music, and
his ability to get the girls. to work
The Girls' Glee Club is composed
of approximately 35 active mem-
bers at present,, and Fay is Insti-
tuting a new policy of tryouts
which he expects. to result in a
more efficient and smoother blend
of voices, as well as to determine
who the future soloists of the club
First public appearance of the
women singers was last Dec. 17,
when they were invited to appear
as guest artists with the regular
Glee Club in a Christmas concert.
To date, all of their singing has
been to the accompaniment of the
piano, but some a capella num-
bers.will be worked into their pro-
grams in the future. Bill Loucks,
another member of the boys' Glee
Club, is accompanist for the girls.
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An ambitious future schedule is
f planned for the young ladies, with
- considerable new music already
a ordered and expected to arrive mo-
mentarily. Semi-classical and re-
V ligious songs, with an accent on
3 Easter numbers, will feature the
- new repertoire. No definite con-
, cert plans have been made, but
there is a possibility of the distaff
t choir putting on its first exclusive-
Sly female concert in the late
Good news for the Girls' Glee
Club is the fact that they have
I been finally assigned a rehearsal
room of their own, in the Flor-
ida Union annex, where they as-
semble every Tuesday night to
practice for two hours. In addi-
tion, part rehearsals are held
twice a week.
Any feminine member of the
University community interested
in joining the Girls' Glee Club is
invited to contact either Tommy
Fay or Mrs. Barrett in Florida
Union for a tryout
Glee Club To
"Florida's Ambassadors of Good
Will" will make their first con-
cert appearances of 1948 when
In 22nd Year As
Head Of Glee Club
Was Once A Member
Of King's Chapel
Choir In Boston
thney depart rhis weekend on1 Introducing the "grand old man"
tour of Central Floridoa.the Univer- of the University of Florida Glee
J The 262nd concert of the Univer- Club-Director John W. DeBruyn,
. sity of Florida Glee Club will be Clu-Dirtor John W. DeBruy i
- presented in .the Winter Haven known to his lads and nearly
s High School auditorium tonighteknown ltohilad sa
under the sponsorship of the Professor DeBruyn cwasborn in
I high school music department. Rochester, New York, on a date
will go to Haines City, where they which is a carefully-guarded
Swill b e heard tomorrow night secret. He received his college edu-
sponsored this time by the Hai cation at the University of Michi-
, City school music department. gan, where he sang in the Glee
r This trip will not be all work Club and studied in the conserva-
r for the Gator singers, however, tory of music for six years.
They will be guests of Major Nor- In Europe
nabell Saturday at the Bok Tow- After graduation, DeBruyn spent
er for a noon recital. Anton Brees, some time in Europe, where he
famous carilloneur at the Tower studied some and travelled more.
will include the Florida Alma Upon returningoto this country,
Mater and special numbers re- he settled in Boston, Massachu-
quested by the Glee Club in his sets, where he was a pupil for
concert program. a time of the celebrated Mr.
During an afternoon at Charle White, the man who is
Chalet Suzanne the group will given e ri fo ac
ness a water show exhibition. ing Helen Keller how to talk.
Sunday the Singing Saurians In Boston the professor served
will visit the renowned Cypress as a member of King's Chapel
Gardens on the special invitation Choir, in one of the New England
of rdens on opthe speciveral invitation city's oldest churches. DeBruyn
of Dick Pope. Several selections describes the church as having a
will be rendered in the Gardens "graveyard underneath, a grave- a
by the Glee Club. "graveyard underneath, a grave-
Future plans of the "Ambassa- yard outside, and being like a
dors" envision a tentative con- graveyard inside."
cert at Miami Edison High School Organized In 1925
in Miami Feb. 28, and a date to Florida's Glee Club was reor-
sing at Florida A. & M. College ganized in 1925, and Dr. Mur-
in Tallahassee on the 13th College phree, who was then President
March. Negotiations for other of the University, called Profes-
March. Negotiations for othesor DeBruyn to Florida to direct
bookings are also underway. sor DeBruyn to Florida to direct
bookings are also underway the Glee Club. and the genial
"Prof" took over his duties on
e Olub Memb oct. 18, 1926, which means that
Glee Club Membe he is now serving his 22nd year
at the helm of the Singing Sau-
r ly In private life, Professor De-
Bruyn lives with his wife, the
After eliminations, resigna- former Mary Vogardus, in a resi-
tions, sickness, and various other dence on R9per Avenue in Gaines-
circumstances had taken their toll ville. The DeBruyns have two
of candidates for the University children, both grown, of whom
Glee Club this year, Director they are very proud. Daughter
John W. DeBruyn found that he Gracia is a teacher of violin in
was' left with a carefully-selected New York, and son John R. De,
group of 58 men. Bruyn is an English instructor at
Of this total, about half are Drew University, Madison, New
members with at least one year's Jersey.
experience, and the rest were
chosen in special tryouts last g L U!
summer and early this fall. The e i
only men now being admitted to
membership are singers of excep- F OM Yer Sl8 ;
Largest sections are the first
tenors and second tenors, each f ff [ I- P
with 15 voices. Close behind are LyleI Prexy
the' basses with 14 singers, and Officers of the University of
Florida Glee Club- for the 1947-48
school year are drawn from all
TO RENTALS over the state and from every
T L- A academic class, with varying de-
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No Glee Club is co
out its soloists, an<
Glee Club has six f
and the director take
Besides adding great
cert programs in qua
riety, the soloists m
sible for the boys
to have frequent shi
Perhaps the work
outfit is found in th
Tommy Fay, Gainesv
soloist, who also fin
serve as director of
Glee Club. Tommy's sp
Negro spirituals and
cal numbers, and hi
sings without acc
which is no easy feat
Relman Is Te
Harvey Relman, M
is frequently called
bows for his fine w
solo parts of "Eli, Eli
The Chariot," which
sings with the Club
song, a rousing spir
pecially 'popular wit
Another steady pe
Billy Cook, baritone
Gallie, who specialize,
and semi-classical se
is in charge of the
training class in his
This latter organizat
a pool of trained si
are moved up to regu
ship in the Club as
Pullara Hits Hig]
Tony Pullara, a T
who can hit the high
ease, is well-known fo
tion of the leading,
Bach-Gounod "Ave Ma
as for his solo in "Y
Two newcomers to
ranks this season are
Chattahoochee, and Bi
Tallahassee. These boy
solo parts on the sar
number, "Set Down, Se
King singing tenor an
greens of experience in the club.
Cliff Lyle, a Bartow lad and a
senior, is president, and is Serv-
ing his third year with the "Am-
bassadors of Good Will." The
post of first vice president is
filled by Mardis Meyer of Day-
tona Beach, also a three-yeai'
man, and another fellow with
three years experience in the Glee
Club is Bill McElwain of Talla,-
haczc:, the second vice president.
Rounding out the slate of Glee
Club officers for the current year
are Harvey Relman, third vice
president, Miami; Ed Mayhugh,
secretary, Manatee; Solon Ell-
maker, Lakeland, auditor; Bill
Shupe, business manager, La k e
Hamilton; Wilbur McInnis, pub-
licity manager, O'Brien; and
Louis Dooley, special assistant to
the- baritone section, numbering
-For distant appearances, De-
Bruyn selects 40 ment on the ba-
sis of ability, attendance at re-
hearsal, and time in the Glee
Club. The entire personnel of the
club is used for home concerts
and on short trips.
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Saturday, January the 10th was the date set for all students currently enrolled to indicate whether they
intended to return to the University the second semester, 1947-1948.
According to the records in the Registrar's office, the following listed persons have not filed a prelimi.
Anyone whose name appears that does intend to register must report to the Registrar's office not later
than Wednesday, January 21st.
Inasmuch as some of these students desire to return next semester, an additional period has been pro-.
vided to allow them to make preliminary application not later than Wednesday, January 21 st.
Anyone named who is graduating or resigning is asked to please disregard this notice.
laty and va- S
aklity and a- Acebal, N. F.; Adams, A. L., Jr.
nake it pos- Adams, J. H., Jr.; Adamson, J. D.
in the Club Addington, M. H.; Agner, W. M.
ort intermis- Albrignt, G. R.; Albury, B. C.; Al
bury, R. F.; Alderman, A. A.; Ales
ander, S. D.; Alexander, W. D.
iorse of the Alford, B. H., Jr.; Allen, D. R.
e person of Allen, W. J.; Ammons, H. B.; An
ille, baritone chors, G. B.; Anderson, C. A.; An
.ds time to drews, R. W.; Ansley, C. H.; Arc
the irl noviz,H M.; Arthur, F. E; Asbell
the Girls' W. C.; Ashley, C. 0.; Asturias, A.
specialties are Atkins, G. W.; Atwater, P. L.
semi-classi- Baird, J. P.; Baird, J. T., Jr.
e frequently Baker, R. E.; Ball, 0. H.; Ban
-ompaniment, ning, F. J.; Barber, E. P.; Bargai
t. F. J.; Barnett, J. P.; Barns, P. D
enor Jr.; Barrington, B. A.; Bartley
diami tenor, J. A.; Barton, V. M.; Bass, A. E.
on to take Bates, A. W.; Bates, H. G.; Bauk
Fork in the night, A. W.; Bazemore, J. L.
," and "Ride Beach, J. E.; Beach, L. 0.; Bear
numbers he dall, W. H.; Beck, W. M., Jr.; Bell
. The latter J-. F.;: Bell, T. J.; Belyea, R.
ritual, is es- Bender, J. A.; Benjamin, P. M.
h audiences Benjamin, R. D.; Bennett, C. M.
Bennett, J. P.; Bettman, H. R.
performer is Bice, R. 0., Jr.; Biewend, R. E.
from Eau Binz, B.; Bishop, G. E.; Bishop
s, in popular M. L.; Bishop, W. E.; Bissonnette
elections, and T. E.; Black, J. C.; Blackburn
Glee Club J. H.; Blain, T. K.; Blake, W. R.
spare time. Blakely, G. M.; Blowers, C. M.
ion provides Bogue, J. W.; Bohannon, S. B.
ingers who Bolton, M. A.; Bond, W.; Bonner
lar member- F. C.; Boon, R. E.
they are Boone, D.; Boozer, R. G.; Bowles
Sthey areC. B.; Bowman, H. L.; ,Boyd, R. E.
h Notes Boyd, W. D.; Bradford, J. M.
Pampa tenor Bradley, R. A.; Bradshaw, H. M.
i notes with Breisch, G.; Breslin, C. P.; Brewin
or his rendi- R. R., Jr.; Brice, R. M.; Bridges,
part in the N. T.; Brinson, J. B., Jr.; Britts
ria", as well J. H.; Brodeur, R. A.; Brogdon
wonder, Yon- W. A.; Brooks, R. 0.; Brown
A. R.; Brown, G. M.; Brown, H. C.;
o the sole Brown, H. L.; Brown, J. A.;
Billy King, Brown, 0. M., Jr.
11 McElwain, Brown, T. R.; Brown, W. H., Jr.;
ys both have Browning, E. B.; Bryan, R. N.;
ne ensemble Bryant, F.; Buenzli, R. A.; Bur.
*rvant," with hans, G. P.; Burke, A. B.; Burn-
d MeElwain ey, H. W.; Burnham, R. D.; Burns,
D. D.; Burns, J. W.; Burnsed.
J. D.; Burton, C. C.; Busch, E. J.;
Busse, J. A.; Butler, C. E.; Butler,
D. R.; Butler, H. J.; Butler, J. H.;
Butler, J. E. E H.; Butt, N., Jr.;
S Byrd, A. H.; Byrd, W. H.; Calla-
way, W. T.
Callen, A. L.; Camp, J. F.;
Campbell, J. P.; Campbell, J. T.;
Campbell, J. E.; Cannon, W. 0.;
Carey, D. F.; Carey, T. M.; Car-
lile, L. E.; Carlson, E. T.; Car-
penter, R. W.; Carroll, R. E.; Car-
skadon, R. P.; Cary, S. C.; Ca'son,
W. H.; Cassens, R. D.; Castellani,
P. C. F.; Castiglioni, P.; Caswell,
M. A.; Chafe, E. A.; Chandler,
E. H.; Chapman, J. K.; Charpie,
E. D., Jr.; Chason, T. J.; Cheaney,
Chester, W. V.; Clark, D. G.;
,.,, Clark, F. A.; Clarke, G. E.; Clay-
ton, W. M.; Clements, R. M.; Cob-
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V rell, T. P.; Coffee, E. C., Jr.; Co-
hen, W.; Colee, S. F.; Collie, J. C.;
Collins, C. C.; Collins, C. H.; Col-
lins, J. E.; Conner, W.-L.; Cook-
Saey, G. M.; Cooksey, S. E.; Coop-
er, J. F.; Council, W. C.; Courtney,
R. D.; Coutant, C. H.; Covington,
W. N., Jr.;. Cowan, W. D.
Cox, A. R.; Cox, C. W. Creek-
% more, B. H.; Crews, W. L.; Cris-
S wawell, H. T.; Criswell, L. M., Jr.;
Crommell, R. F.; Crosby, H. B.;
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Dennis, N. M.; Dennison, F.; Den-
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nly adds E. Y.; Dicks, P. T.; Dickson D. R.;
Dixon, E. J.; Dixon, W. J.; bodson,
nce but C. L., Jr.; Dominick, J. K.; Donn,
g as well. A. J.; Dorsey, E. J.; Dorsey, M. L.;
Douglas, J. M.; Douglas, P. T.;
arioty of Douglas, R. B..; Douglass, S. H.;
show the Dowdy, H. S.; Dowling, H. G., Jr.
Dowling, J. B.; Dowling, M.;
Miles+ ad Dowling, P. P.; Downey, J. C.;
at $50, Driggers, A. L.; Duckworth, F. A.;
Dudley, C. M.; Duncan, B. S.; Dun-
can, D. U.; Dupont, L. A.: Duran,
R.; Durrance, C. T.; Duvall, E. B.;
S Dykes, J. E.; Eagan, J. R.; Eagle,
S HR. A.; Eagle, S. W.; Eastman,
C. J.; Eberhart, F. C.; Ebert, L. H.;
Eddins, N. E.; Edenfield, E. R.;
Edwards, J. M.; Eisgrou, H. M.;
^ Elkin, J. P.
CO. Ellis, J. 0.; Elmore, H. J.; En-
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ng served ,Se 20 years as edit- worth if instantly recogi,
or of the tri-weekly Orange and every M orida student, f
Blue Bulletin, a publication whose member and employee. l
Glee Club Scenes
Glee Club Director Is
Well Known As Author
De Bruyn Has Developed And Won
Recognition For Singing Theory
By Jack Bryan An earlier venture at D*Bru-
Professor John W. DeBruyn, di- yn's into the literary field, en-
rector of the University of Flor- titled "Male Choral Voice," was
ida Glee Club, does not confine published In 1940. This copy-
his efforts to mere practical work writed work was a manual for
in singing. Publication of his lat- men's choruses, choral leaders, in-
est book "F r o m Song to dividual singers and speakers, and
Speech" offers definite proof was intended primarily as an aid
that his work in the literary in learning to read music rapidly
world is beginning to bear fruit, and well. It is especially benefi-
"From Song to Speech" is the cial to the student who does not
culmination of 20 years' work, ex- have the benefit of individual
perience and research on the part training under a competent in-
of DeBruyn, and offers a clearly- structor, and who has to rely
drawn, effectively-worded expla- malily on his own efforts.
nation of the DeBruyn voice the- THE ETUDE, national music
ory of "Modern Bel Canto." This magazine, published an article by
latter Is a system which holds, in DeBruyn 'in October, 1942, with
brief, that best results in singing the title of 'The Historical
are achieved only when the sing- Schools of ESinging," which was
er enters wholly into the mood well-received throughout Ameri-
and spirit of the song he is sing- ca.
ing, and when tone is richly dif- In addition to these better-
fused with emotion, known works, DeBruyn has writ-
DeBruyn states frankly that he ten innumerable small pamphlets
has used the University Glee Club and voice aids, for the guidance
as 'guinea pigs" in his experi- of Glee Club members and his
ment with Bel Canto, and the re- private voice pupils. He also pub-
sults were so gratifying after a lishes the Glee Clubian, an infor-
long and thorough trial, that he national sheet for members of
was impelled to offer the theory the University Glee Club, which
to voice teachers everywhere. The appears from time to time.
book is now appearing on book- Last but by no means least
stands and in college libraries among his literary accomplish-
both locally and abroad. ments is DeBruyn's record of hav-
Otto F. Stock
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.; Evans, E. T.; Evans, H. M.; Ever. Jr.; Lashley, L. R.; Laveigne, Schmidt, J. Z.; Schmidt, P. K
.; ett, S. H.; Fagan, 0. R.; Fair- R. D.; Lawlor,. H. J.; Lawrence, Schenck, R. C.; Schuessler, HF.
.; cloth, &. S.; Falsone, W. C.; Far- T. G., Jr:; Lawson, C. W.; Leath, Schwelm, R. E.; Scott, F. A.
1- nam, J. J.; Faulk, J. V.; Faulkner, W. B.; Lee, C. B.; Lee, H. A.; Let- Scott, J. L.; Scott, J. A.; Scott
N. A.; Feinberg, R. M.; Fellows, ier, K. M.; Leffler, W. A.; Lei- L. A.; Senterfitt, D. T.; Serros, A
C. A.; Fenn, D. M.; Fernandez, bovit, L.; Leimbach, W. B.; Ler- N.;Sessions, W. F.; Sever, J. F.
SD., r.; Ferrandes, J. E.; Ferreira, genmiller, J. J.; Letts, N. M., Jr.; Shaffer, K. D.; Shaffer, 0 G.
-R. P.; Fiezl, A. A., Jr.; Fink, M. Letzner, F. A.; Levin, H. J.; Lewis, Shaw, W. F.; Shea, E. H.; Sher
Fisher, J. R.; Fisher, L. L.; Fish- A. C. field, P. E.; Shepard, L. C.; Shop
kind, R J3.; Fleming, M. L; Fletch- Lewis l. L.; Lewis W. B.; Lewis herd, A.; Sheppard, B. R.; Sb.
r, M.; Flournoy, J. T.; Floyd, W. T.; Ley F. P.; Lichte M. berger, F. L.; Siedler. A. j. Si
C. L.; Focaracci, P. .; Folks, Littlewod Wm. H.; Loadholtz R. ver,,C. E.; Simkiris, M. K.
S. J., Jr.; olsom, H. .; Folsom, B.; Lockwood W. G. Jr.; Lorenz Simmons, R., Simmons, W. W
- Forrest, A. L.; Forster, H. .; C. L. ; Lowerys. D. D.; Lwydoan Jr.; W.Simngsetary, C. LB.; Si cnr.,
, Foshee, L. T.; Fouraker, S. R.; R L; Lwry M. C.; Lyons R. W.; L. .; Sinnery, C. L.. Skinner
, Frojen, B.; Fuch, K. Wreemn, G. R.; Light R. M C.; Skipper, D. S.; Skipper 7P;
; M. D.; Gahlenbeck, W. A., Jr.; Maddox C. J. Jr.; Mahoney J. R. Sliman, D. K.; Sloan, M.; Sr. 1]
- Gamble, J. G.; Gano, O. & Jr.; Malcolm 0. 0.; Manning M. B. McC., Jr.; Smita, C. E.; Smith,
; Gardana, W.; Gardner, F. D.; C.; Marler S. T.; Marshall W. 0.; C. L.; Smith, C. A.; Smith, E. B;;
- Garland, E. H.; Garland, J. P.; Martin C. W.; Martin H.'C.; Mas- Smith, J. G.; Smith, W. M.; Sm-'.
1, Garman, F. C.; Garman, G. G.; saro F. L.; Masters L. F.; Max- zes, S. J.; Snyder, V. M., Jr:;
Garrett J. G.; Garrett, R. A.; well W.E. Soar, R. S.; Soar, R. M .E.; So'6-
; Garrigus, R. 0.; Gatch, M. R.; McCall H. 3.; McCallum G..M.; renko, B. B.
; Gatlin, W. A., Jr.; Gautier, D. H.; McCallum J. D.; McClellan M. A.; Somers, R. W.; Sparkman, T
; Gentile, J. J.; Germann, J. B.; McCluney R. C.; McCorkle R. C.; B.; Sparkman, `W. E.; Speck. H.
; Germond, G. S.; Geyer, R. H.; McCormick G. E.; McCormick S. T.; Speer, B. F.; Spencer, E. A.
', Gholson, D. S.; Giaffaglione, N. P.; J.; McCoun T. B. Jr.; McCown H. Jr.; Spinks, D. 0.; Spratt, J. i.,
, Gibson, F.; Giles, R. W., Jr.; Glas- J. Jr.; McCrory B. J.; McDon- Jr.; Springstead, C. W.; S ar.
, cock, W. G.; Goette, W. L.; Gornto, ald C. B.; McElvy R. J.; McGehee ling, R. L.; Steele, J. W.; Stefi-
; E. S.; Gore, 0. N.; Graeme, E. A., E. M.; McGill T. C.; McGinnis J. holm, F. A., Jr.; Stephens, R. L.;
; Graham, B. W.; Graham, T. S.; P.; MeGuire V.; McInnia M. C.; Stephenson, R. L.; Stephenson, S.
; Grant, J. W., III; Green, C. T.; McKay J. A.; McKeithen J. A.; Mc- K.; Sterritt, W. R.; Stevens, A. J.;
, Green, L. H.; Greenbaum, H.; Kinney J. D.; McKisson E. W.; Mc- Stewart, B. D.; Stivende- F. P.;
Greene, E. P.; Greene, J. I.; Laughlin F.. J.; McLaughlin R.; Stocskton, A. L. W.; Stockton. B.
, Greene, R. S.; Greene, S. L.; McLeod R.; McLeran P. D. Jr.; U.; Stockton, W. T., Jr.; Stod-
Greenfeld, D.; Greenhut, J. H.; McNeir Wm. V. Jr.; McPherson J. dard, A, A., Jr.; Stokes J. S
Gribble, C. F.; Griffin, H. B.; Grif- C.; McPherson R. A. Stone, P. M.; Stone, S. R.
fifth, L. O.; Grimstad, W. R.; Mechanic J.; Meek M. W.; Meek Story, H. 0., Jr.; Strickland,
Gross, L. J.; Grower, WhitL; R. C.; Meeks L. C.' Jr.; Meenan W. D.; Stringfellow, M. B.; Strot.
Gruetzmacher, C. 0.; Guyetwhit,; A.; Melton J. E.; Melville T. A.; 0. H.; Stubbs, R. G.; Stults, G. .
., Hacker, E. K.H.; GuyetHaddock, .; Mertins Richard E.; Methvin G. Suber. A. S.; Surgeon, D.. J.;
Hacker, E. K.; Haddock, M. C. W.; Metta U. C.; Meyers M. B.; Swindle, F. C.; Swinford, K. R.;
SHague D W.G.Michnay A. M.; Middleton Wmn. Swords, M. L.; Sylvester, R. W..
Hall, D. W.; Hall, D. C.; Hall, S.; Mier L. V.; Miley C. W.; Mill- Jr.
J. F.; Hall, J. W.; Hall, J. C., Jr.; er E. Jr.; Miller H. G.; Miller J. r
Hall, M.; Hall, R .E.; Halsey, W. Jr.; Miller L. C. Taylor, B. E.; Talyor, T. A. T.:
SL. H.; Hancock, L. H.; Hancock Taylor, W. G.; Tedder, G. W., Jr.:
L. H.; Hancock, L. H.; Hancock, Miller L. D.; Miller M. D.; Mill- Tharin, J.R.; Tharp, W. R.;
H. T., Jr; Hanes, .; Hansrg ard, C. R. er N. J.; Miller R T.; Millett D. Thomas, A. J., Jr.; Thomas, G. B.;
Hardison, J. P.; Hargraves, C. M.; L.; Mills B. R.; Milton J. D.; Thompson, E. R., Jr.; Thompson,
Harper, J. B.; Harrelson, H. M., Jr.; Mims W. 0.; Mirkis L. I.; Mitchell G. V.; Thompson, H. F.; Thomp-
Harris, H. C.; Harris, H. L.; Har- R. E.; Mitchell R. B.; Mongin C. son, J. P.; Thompson, U., III.
ris, J. W.; Harris, M.; Harris, O. S., P.; Monteau H. A.; Moore C. F.;
Jr.; Harris, S. W.; Harrison, C. J; Moore E. W.; Moore C.; Moore Thornton, J. E.; Thurston, T.;
Harrison, J. M., Jr.; Hart, E. B W. I.; Morgan P. W.; Morris C. F.; Tilden, W., Jr.; Tillis, W. M.; Till-
Jr. Morton S. K.; Moss M. E.; Mull- man, G. V.; Tinmmnerman, W. L.;
Hart, H. W.; Hart, W. Hart, ikn S. R. Jr.; Mullins G.; Mur- Timmons, D. E.; Tobler. R.A.;
W. L.; Hartley, L. 0.; Hastings, phy F. P.; Murrah M. J.; Murrah Toland, C. V.; Toland. M. M.;
A. W. Hathaway, G. E.; Haus- M. F.; Murray D. J.; Musgrave Tompkins, J. W.; Toomer, W. M.,
rath, L. J.; Hawkins, C. B., Jr.; R. K.; Myers C. B. Jr.; Myers E. III; Townsend, L. W.; Toy, J. R.;
Hayes, J. R.;RHayes, W. F., Jr.; W.. Treadwell. T. A., Jr.; Troy, W. C.,
Haynsworth, R. J.;, Heath, D. E.; Jr; Tucker, F W. Jr .; Tullv. D.
Heine, F. E.; Hellier, T. R.; Hen- L.; Nne L. C. Naty .Turnbull, N: ; reru J F.:
person, E. B.; Henderson, H E. shake J. Jr.; Nelms W. C. Jr.; Ner- Turb, .; u
Hendry, W. C., Jr.; Henson, W. E.; son Win .; Nevile T. E.; New- Ter ., ..;
Herndon, M. P.; Herndon, R S.; man A. B.; Norris J. E.; Noxtine Ugarte, C. A.; Ulmer, H. ..;
Hicks, H. .; Hickson, L .H. C. Ulrich, P. A.; Undernood, W.
Hiepe, E.; Higdon, B. L.; Hill, Nunnally J. L.; Odom, L. C. Jr.; Urquhart, H. L.; Uzzell, K. .
A. V. V. Odonnell M. J.; Oglesby R. P. Valcarcel, F. L.;, Van Nh, .
Hilliard, J. Y.; Hilliard, R. E.; Oneal W. C.; Orr J. B.; Oswald H.; H.; Vaughan, T. C. Vaughn. R.
Hindery, L. J.; Hires, W. F.; Hitch, Ott T. T.; Owen P. C.; Owen T. K. Veatch S T.; Venable .. .;
J. M.; Hoagland, M. F.; Hobbs, J.; Owins C. M.; Owens T. A.; Videon, T. S.
C. I.; Hodgetts, J. C.; Hogan, Owaley H. A. Jr. Wade, D. G.; Wakeling, T. S.;
W. M.; Holcomb, J. W.; Holland, Pace J. E.; Parham J. S.: Park- Walding, J.; Walker, J. E.; Wafli
S. L., Jr.; Hollingsworth, J. N.; er W. D.; Parkin W. B. Jr.; er, J. B., Sr.; Walker, K. A.: W"l-
Holloway, J. N.; Holloway, L. C., Pate J. E.; Patray E. D.; Pat- ing, R.; Walsh, L. G., Jr.: Walsh,
Jr.; Hopkins, E. W.; Horn, R. L.; terson P. B.; Patton Wm. M.; Pea- W. D.; Walton, W. S.; Ward. F.
Horne, G. L.; Hosey, M. H.; How- cock Avon J. Jr.; Pearce R. A.; R.; Ward, R. L.; Wardlow, R. C.
ard, N. B.; Howell, H, S.; Huber, Pemberton F. S.; Penland R. S. Ware, F. H.; Ware, H. R.: war-
D. M.; Huffman, W. W., Jr.; Hug' Jr.; Pennington H. D.: Pennyvitt field, R. P.
gnis, W. L.; Hughes, M. N.; Hull, H..; Perez C. W.; Perry T. W.; Warrington, J. F., Jr.; Watkin
P. F. Perryman J. D.; Peters J. L.; H. T.; Watkins, L.; Watson. F.B.,
Humble, T. N; Hunter, F. G.;Pfeil .; Phillips C. T.; Phil- Jr Watson, F.;Wattenbarger,
Huntmble, T. N.; Hunterst, F. G.; lips S. D.; Pickle H. E.; Pigue J. j. L.; Wear E.; Webster. H. A.;
Huntley, W.ER.; Hurst, E.; E.
Huskey, D. C.; Hutchinson J. J.; Weeks, J. B.; Weeks, J. C. Wein-
Hutchinson, R. L.; Hutzler, D. A.; Pirozzolo L. A.; Pittman C. F.; stein, D. L.: Weiss, A. E. Weiss,
Inglis, A. W.; Ingram, E. S.; Jack- Poe L. R. Jr.; Poole L. A.; Por- L. F.; Welch. J. S.: Wells, W. ;
son, L. H.; Jackson, T. L.; Jaeger, ter J. T.; Powell T. P.; Prather Wentworth, W. E.; Wexler. M. P.;
C. F.; Jaeger, F. S.; Jardine, W. E.; N. T. Jr.; Preston A.; Preston F. Weyer, J. J.
Jarratt, R. V., Jr.; Jenkins, B. D. A.; Price J. L. Jr.; Priebt C. M.; t R.
Jennings, H. S.; Johns, H. R.; Prince H. T.; Prine H. F.; Pryor Vheeler, ; Wheler, H;
Johns, J. B.; Johnson, B. W.; John- G. W.; Purcell J. B.; Purser R. F.; 'Wheeler, KD. .; Wheierd ,.
son, J. M.; Johnson, J. W.; John- Quarterman W. L.; Quisenber. 'Vhiddon, D. M.; Whidden, C.;
son, J. B., Jr.; Johnson, J. M. ry A. C.; Quixley R. A. Whipple, W. H.; Whitaker, C
Johnson, Rohnson,ohnson, R. S.; Rabon R. E.; Rabon W. L White, E. .; White, I. L. S.;
Johnson, R. F.; Johnson, T. J., Jr.; Rainer R. R.; Rakestraw H. Z. Jr. Whitehead, C. W.: Whitehurst.
Johnson, W. M.; Johnson, W. E.; Ramsey G. C.; Rappaport 0O R.; Whitney, R. H., Jr.; Wiht
Johnston, D. C.; Johnston, J. E.; Raulerson E. P.; Rawlins T. D. man, W. S.; Wilds, F. M.;
Joiner, J. H.; Jones, A. B.; Jones, Jr.; Ray K. Wm.; Regensteiner V. A.; Wilkerson, W. .
B. J.; Jones, C. B.; Jones, D. W.; H.; Re gist. ; Register J Williams, E. A., Jr.; illals,'
Jones, D. K.; Jones, F. W.; Jones, A.; Rehwinkel C. C.; Reid R. C: .K H.; Williams, J. T.: -ill'm.
H. L.; Jones, P. W.; Jones, R. A.; Reilly L. C.; Revell J. S Re K. D.; Williams, R. B., 'Wilh.
Jones, R. E.; Jourdon, C. R.; nolds R. F.; Rice E. E.; Rice J E W. E.; Williams, W. A.
Kaehn, F. E.; Karns, D.; Kaster, Richards J. H.; Richardson A E. H.; illis, L. I.: Willis, S. R.-
J. W.; Kauffman, R. L.; Kava- Richardson J. G.; Richardson J. J. lis, T. E.; Wilsie, E. B.: G
naugh, E. C., Jr. Ridgell G. H.; Roane R. A.; Rob- B. P.; Wilson, D. H.; Wilson.,i
Keith, J. J.; Kelley, H. C.; bins C. A.; Robbins J. H.; Roberts N., Jr.; Wilson, H. A., Jr.:
Kemp, S. P.; Kenny, J. F.; Kenny, A. Jr.; Roberts W. E.; Robert- son. J. B.: Wilson, L. A.: Wil
T. J., Jr.; Kephart, C. M., Jr.; son G. C.; Robertson M.; Rod- P. K.; Wilson, R. M.; Wilson.
Kessen, W. H.; Kidder, E. R., Jr.; denberry R. L.; Rogers J. P. Jr H., Jr.
Kimbrough, V.: Kinder, I. W.; Roper W. L.; Ross C. A.; Rossi: Wvinburn dA. J; W"incher'
King, G. L.; King, T. E.; Kirch- ter R. R. Rather B. K.; Round- McQ.; Win'derweedle, J. E-; '
offer, A. M.; Kirk, J. F.; Kirsch, tree E. H.; Rourks K.; Rowand B. F.: Wink, J. L. H.; Wie
R. R.; Knight, C. W.; Knox, H. M.; J. L.; Rubin A. H.; Ruls R. L,; G.: Wolfe, M. E.; Wolfe, 'A.
Knox, R. B.; Koonce, R. F.; Kreag, Rummel J. W.; Rushing L. W.; Wood, C. F.; Wood. H. E.. Jr.;
W. M.; Kromhout, J.; Krueger, Russ W. S.; Russell E. E. Jr.; Wood H. I.; Wortman,
R. J,; Krynitzky, D.; Kuhn, C. F., Ryan C. D. uest, R. L.: Wynn, M: G.
Jr. ..Sahderson 9. Jr.; Sauls W. L, Yeager, ., M.. Yeilding, NA'-
Lals, J. F.; Lamb, L. M.; Lamb, Jr.: Sauma M.; Saunders R. L.; Young, J. C.; Young,. L
R. B. M.; Lamilia, L.; Lancaster, Savage L. G.; Sa.wyer G. S.; J. A.
0., Jr.; angford, C. T.; Langford, Schamberg J. A.; Schibley L. M.; Zarobell, F. .; zelgi'er J
E. R.: Langston, B.; Lanier, W. B., Schmidt. Zuckerman, G. M.
Pictured above are members of the Girls' Glee Club working out
under the direction of their leader. Shown at lower left is Prof.. De-
Bruyn, director of the Glee Club and authority on choral groups. At
lower right are members of the Glee Club performing.
'Prof' DeBruyn Now Glee Club Has
Rent Violations Ironed
Out By Local Office
': 'Rt violators in the Gaines-
T ll* ra are being watched
closely than ever by the Of-
of Rent Control, since more
of suspected violators have
Scofling into the office. Mr.
Winter of the local office of Rent
Control has revealed the facts of
S ca~ now under prosecution in
,Mrs X was renting four rooms
;t)th two students to the room.
ahe was supposedly collecting,
4 r month, twenty dollars for one
:,f.. eighteen for another, and
:it4.= dollars apiece for two
toe rooms. These list prices
,wer per room. She furnished no
linelns or other such articles. Mrs.
X was actually collecting twenty
dollars per student per month.
T he students reported Mrs. X to
the office of Rent Control, and
:.he '.tsa summoned to appear be-
fore the office to plead her case
Krg. X S Ie all sorts of excuses,
'ut refused to lower her rents to
teh correct level. As a result, Mr.
witr;'er had no alternative but to
turn the case over to the Atlanta
office. He was recently notified
thit prosecution had been started.
their facts from the Rent Of-
fice reveal information about the
fiftten per cent raise on rents
which became effective last
C.month. Tlie last day for raises was
December 31, 1947, and the raise
must have .been voluntary for
both partiE. A year is the longest
that such raise can be effective.
If anyone thinks he has been
cverchar ed or has any other ques-
tions about rent, he is urged to
eome into the local rent office at
lgti West University Ave. The
pople -there will be glad to hear
py problerfs and do whatever is
prM'ble .to aolvy them.,
'A tricly Jane. I'll tell the world,
i 'tlllof Minnie Marters.
A: bvtTtng smile .on rosy lips,
But- ,musetraps on her gar-
*,% / / ,
Hate -Syu heard why locomo-
:p es don't sit down? Because a
!i'r.,.m'rotiT usually has a tender be-
.nd -- or so they tell me.
S "'-Northwestern News
OWB c have canT'.ITIeeI ewntials
of lour cOU!ses highlighted
and packed ;t notshell,
for .qitk thorough review !
.4r 3 ewr the famoriw
(E 1;1rE SNTLINE SERIES
W. UNIV. AVE.
Man With Horn
ed Against Illegal
A gift of some S36,000 worth ofI
DuPont stock for the establish-
ment of a new University of Flor-
ida scholarship fund has been re-I
ceived from Mrs. Alfred I. Du-
Pont Presid nt J. Hills Miller t Joe Harrison and his band, most of them students, swing o
announced today the Club Four Hundred on Saturday night.
At Mrs. DuPont's request, in-
come from the stock will be used LIKES KENTON, HERMAN
to assist deserving students in
need of financial aid, and will be H e
given, not loaned. All recipients H orn M an Joe H garrison
will be requested, however, after
graduation, to financially assist I
another student in acquiring an Thinks Small Groups Best
The scholarships are not to ex-
ceed S500 to each individual boy (Editors Note: This is the or sax; Trent Rogers, bass; L
or girl each college yea-r, and first of a series on campus' Feldman, drums; and Char
will be administered by the Uni- bands.) Linsmayer, piano. (Stan M
versity committee on scholarships. By Jack Fortes who played piano for Joe for
The DuPont fund has been es- "Small combo's are the most a year, has decided to drop
tablihed in the name of the late practical, as far as getting cam- work).
Alfred I DuPont, prominent Flor- pus jobs is concerned," says Joe First Campus Band
ida financier and philanthropist. Harrison, trumpet playing band Joe says he first organize
Mrs. DuPont has expressed the in- leader, who can be seen and heard campus band in March 1946, s
tention of adding securities to in- every Saturday night at the Club ly after he was discharged
crease the fund from time to 400. the Navy. At that time he
time and to continue the scholar- The band includes, in addition twelve men playing for him.
ship chain., to Harrison, Robert Cooper, ten- kept this big band until
1946. at which time he. cut
REPORT ON FLORIDA
Old Floridian Manuscripts
Displayed At State Museum
A collection of "Floridiana" in-
cluding old maps, newspapers and
paintings, as well as original texts
of Florida legislative acts, is cur-
rently, being exhibited- at the
Florida State Museum in the Uni-
versity's Scagle Building.
Included in the .exhibit is an
original compilation of Florida
laws, an original printing of the
first reports of the Supreme Court
after Florida became a state, and
an original printing of the Journal
of -Florida, :Including, the Ordi-
nances of Secession.
Another rare volume is the com-
plete, files of the "Magnolia Ad-
vertiser," which was loaned the
museum by the Rev. Chris Mathe-
son, retired Presbyterian minister
of Gainesville who"is the grandson
of the publisher, Judge A. Steele.
Magnolia, according to old rec-
ords, was a shortlived settlement
on the St. Marks River, south of
Other interesting items in the
collection show a map indicating
state land, some of it choice prop-
erty, for sale at from $1.50 to $2.25
an acre. Representative old news-
papers, some dating back to 1825,
from various parts of the state
are on exhibit. ,
An, original copy of an English
map made in 1779 is on display,
as well as an original map of
Florida by the 'Spanish in 1595.
Best old map in the exhibit is an
English map made in 1837 by a
man named Williams who was
commissioned by the territorial
government to select a site for the
. Other items in the collection in-
clude old and historic paintings
and original accounts of many im-,
portant phases of Florida history.
Dean Walter J. Matherly, 'of the
College of Business Administra-
tion, recently decried the tendency
of "our own people to -place busi-
ness before everything else in our
relations with our South American
neighbors." He made the state-
ment in the current issue of Eco-
nomic Leaflets, published monthly
by the Bureau of Economics and
Throughout the article, Mather-
ly pointed to the progress already
made which leads toward a future
in which the American Hemisphere
will demonstrate to the Eastern
band to five men. During the
same month he began his series
of Saturday night engagements at
the Club 400, where he has con-
tinued to play for the past nine-
Joe has also played for Sum-
;uer School dances, and alternat-
ed during the early part of this
semester with the Bob McCorkle
band for the Friday night dances
in the Campus Recreation build-
Most of the band's arranging is
done by Larry Gibson, says Har-
rison, but some of' the music is
"head stuff"-popular tunes that
are memorized. Joe likes playing
with small bands, but enjoys hear-
ing the bigger outfits, especially
Stan, Kenton's band, and Woody
Herman's former group.
Home In Shamrock
Although Joe's home is in
Shamrock, which he describes as
being "about 50 miles out Univer-
sity Avenue", he has lived in
Gainesville since 1938.
He begins graduate school in
February and expects to continue
with his band work.
Hemisphere the way to a lasting
renunciation of war; but at the
same time, he repeatedly de-
nounced the complacency of the
United States toward the culture
of its neighbors. He declared that
the peoples of the Americas "know
entirely, too little of each it nei
language, literature and learning."
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Dr. Clement H. Donovan of the
College of Business Administra-
tion is scheduled to address a joint
meeting of the Provisional League
of Women Voters of Gainesville
and the state board on Tuesday,
Jan. 20, at 8 p. m. in the Gaines-
ville Recreation Center. The sub-
ject of Dr. Donovan's address will
The agenda of the two-day meet-
ing of the board of the Florida
League of Women Voters calls for
a tour of the University, business
meetings, a talk by Dr. Morris
Storer of the University College
on "Techniques of Discussion
Group Leadership," as well as
the talk by Dr. Donovan.'
The League of Women Voters,
a strictly non-partisan group,, has
as its purpose the promotion of0
political responsibility through in-
formed and active, participation
of citizens in government. It func-
tions on a national, state and local
level and has over 72,000 mem-
.bers in 550 local communities. The
membership is open to all women
The local league, headed by Mrs.
Robert F. Davidson, was organized
in October. Residents of the Fla-
vets, and female students interest-
ed in joining the league, are urged
to contact Mrs. Davidson or any
other league member.
Is Awarded Key
For 'Gator Service
The Board of Student Publica-
tions this week awarded Henry
"Hank" Gardner a four year dis-
tinguished service key for his ser-
vices to the FLORIDA ALLIGA-
Gardner, recently honored by
membership in Florida Blue Key
and the SEMINOLE hall of Fame,
achieved this latest accomplish-
ment through his work on the
student newspaper during the per-
iods of September 1939 to June
1942. and September 1946 to June
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THE FLORIdA ALLIGATOR-FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 1948
Plans For Military Ball Indicate
Firs Class Weekend In Store
By Marty Lubov
Beginning a novel precedent
that may become one of the top H A i
events of the Gator social calen- A Thief W ith Heavy
dar, the first annual campus-wide
"Campaign Crawl" costume ballad A W ell As Heavy Mind
will be a featured affair Mili-
tary Ball weekend, Feb. 13, 14, the
Military Ball committee announc-
ed this week in releasing final By Scott Verner here in one of the temporary
plans for the traditional jam- There's one thief in this world reforms, reported the pHou inmen
borLeadin off the two-da fes- right now who probably has a very of 180 pounds of plates from their
tivLeadines toff the sweet o-dastylings heavy load on his mind-as well weight-lifting outfit.
f lto the sweet piano-styings ashis back-as the result of a job The Miamians told this reporter
of chest th ornhill an his or- he pulled off Saturday night. that they had borrowed the equip-
dciestra, the regal costume shin- Julio Mendez and Nick Comitos, ment and they would undoubtedly
ex-GI's with a flair for the uni- have to replace the weights with
que a chance to parade their cash'- $40 more than they say
stuff. Theme 'of the "Campaign either one of them can afford.
Crawl" will be a burlesque on of AAF reservists in conjunc- The weights were in an unlock-
the uniforms of the United States tion with the parade. ed wooden box outside the window
armed forces and the military Highlighting the impressive of the pair's room, where the two
services of other countries with ceremony will be the presenta- muscle-enthusiasts and a number
dates dressed in costumes sug- tion of regimental and battalion of friends had been in the habit
gestive of the various theatres sponsors to the troops. For the ,of working out every day.
of war. first time in ROTC history a crack Mendez and Comitos beg the
With the gaily decorated "new" drill pltoon will perform. The re- person who took the athletic equip-
m providing a motif for thee view, at which one of the Army's meant to please return it because,
cologym rful eveidt,g the Cama motif paign for ranking generals may be pres- as Mendez said, in addition to the
Crawl promises to slice off a ient, will be open to. the public. financial complications, "the whole
cross-section of the world in At 4:30 Saturday afternoon, thing has knocked our exercises
which monocled Prussian officers Claude Thornhill will swing out in off schedule."
and their frauleins, will mix with that smooth "Snowfall"udi theme
r men of the Scottish highlands and song in the University Auditorium
their lassies. There may even be!in a fullhour concert. Sturdyay ew
an Eskimo or two, promises the night at 8:30 the formal Military
Military Ball Committee. ,BaRllewardbe held.
Military Ball Committee. Scabbad and Blade, honorary
Latest-blueprints for the big military society will tap pledges
weekend show a change in plans. in a traditional rite at this af- LOST: 17 Jewel Waltham, 12
A mass full-dress regimental pa- fair. Possibilities of an Army- size, yellow gold pocket watch.
rade and review slated for Flor- sponsored coast-tocoast broadcast Has Phi Eta Sigma key, Phi
ida Field, Saturday morning has during the dance have been an- Sima key, and Tau Alpha Nu
1-. o. moved to the ROTC drill nounced. Sgma ey, and Tau Alp
:.-.,, because of lack of space in In response to many questions Forestry key, suspended on
Lie stadium. Final details have from the student body Duane Sa- chain. Also a small metal case
not been worked out, but tenta- velle, publicity chairman of the hand lens. If finder will not re-
tively there will be an air review Military Ball Committee emphasiz- turn watch please mal eys
.ed this week that the Military
Ball weekend is purely a student- and hand lens to me.
1947. The break was caused by sponsored, student participated $25.00 reword for return of
his service in the Army, affair. The Military Ball commit- or information leading
Beginning as a cub reporter, tee consists entirely of students,
the Southeastern Conference high including members, of the frater- to its recovery. Can positively
* jump champ advanced through nities attending the affair in con- identify watch by serial num-.
the circulation department, club junction with representatives of ber.
reporting, and minor art jobs to Scabbard and Blade and each of Leir A. Powell, Sr.
the position, of head cartoonist the advanced course ROTC class- Apt. 0-61, Flavet Village No. 1
and art editor. es.
.Nil I GH,
6 THE FLORIDA AIL ATOR--RIDAY, JAN. 16,1948
Clubs And Organizations
Real Estate Profession
Lauded At Banquet
T. P. Warlow, Jr. Main
Speaker At Club
"The people of Florida are well entertainment committee, provid-
protected by the integrity and ed a program consisting of, Don
high standard of the men in the LeBanon, magician; Guy Baxley
real estate profession," said T. P. and Jim Davenport, accordian and
Warlow, Jr., who was the main electric guitar players. Bob Fort
speaker at the annual banquet of played dinner music at the piato
the University of Florida Real during the banquet.
Estate Club last Friday evening. 'William Griffin was in' charge
Mr. Warlow, secretary and of the banquet and he was Assist-
oountelor of the Florida Real Es- ed by the following: Jim, Flkhd,
tate Commission, spoke in the ab-
sence of Mr. Al Werly, the sched-
uled speaker, who was unable to
attend the banquet.
He further stated that the real
estate business of Florida has be-
gun a new ers as the result of
the establishment of the Real Es-
tate Department at the Univer-
Other speakers at the banquet
which climaxed activities for the
Real Estate Club this semester
were: Mr. Larry Long, immediate
past and present president of the
St. Petersburg Association of
Realtors, and Dean i Walter J.
Matherly of the College of Busi-
Frank Curran, president of the
Real Estate Club, restated the
objectives of the club, and intro-
duced Dr. James E. Chace, head of
the Real Estate Department, who
introduced the guest speakers.
Other guests were Miss Mable
Voyle, Gainesville abstractor; Mr.
Frank Green and Mr. Howard
McKinney, Gainesville Real Es-
tate Brokers; Mr. Jim Workman,
Mr. Leland Jorand Jordan, and Mr. C. .
Thompson,. real estate brokers of
Jacksonville; Mrs. Walter J.
Matherly; Mrs. Japres E. Chace;
Dr. and Mre. Alfred Ring; Dr.
TCharles Guild; and the wives and
dates of the club members.
Richard Davis, chairman of the
Is Now Open
The seventh annual competition
for the Dr. Christian award-offer-
ing a $2,000 prize for the best
script written for the only show
in radio written by its audience-
opened Jan. 7 and will close Feb.
29, it was announced last week
by the (hesebroUigh.Manufacturing
Company, sponsor of the Dr. Chris-
The competition is open to both
professional and amateur writers
and announcement of the grand
prize winner will be made on Wed-
nesday, May 19.
Details of the competition's rules
may be obtained by writing to Dr.
Christian Award of 1948, 50 Rocke-
feller Plaza, New York 20, N. Y.
dcecorations; Ricnar uDavis, Jim
Workman, Larry Condct, Frank
Curran, Veron Sikes, and Dudley
Gilbert, reservations and tickets.
Beta Alpha Psi
To Hear Blilch
Upsilon Chapter of Beta Alpha
Psi National .Honorary arid Pro-
fessional Accounting Fraternity
will hold an election of, officers
on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 6:30 p.
m. in the Florida Union Building.
Following the election of Of-
ficers for the coming term,! a
banquet will be held. at 7:30 p.
m. at the Primrose Grill. Prin-
cipal speaker of the evening will
be Mr. Gordon P. Blitch, presi-
dent of the Jacksonville Chapter
of Florida Institute of Account-
Other invited guests are Mr.
Paul R. Smoak, immediate past
president of the Florida Institute
of Accountants, and Clifford C.
Beasley, the present assistant to
the Dean of Students and Fra-
ternity Advisor, who: is also the
executive secretary of the' Florida
Institute of Accountants. I
All members are urged to' be
present for both functions. Those
planning to attend the banquet
are requested to get in touch With
Edward Langford, the Activities
Morlar And Pestle
Hears James Dugan
James Dugan, nationally known
pharmacist from New Haven
Connecticut, was the speaker at
the last meeting of Mortar and
Pestle, pharmacy honorary, held
Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Florida
Dugan, introduced by Dr. P. A.
Foote, Director of the School of
Pharmacy, spoke on methods of
increasing drug store sales in a
community. He owns the confroll-
iminprpti Ir. rnrrra
ng interes i T afts Pnarmacy
International Legal in New Haven, Where 60 students
Fraternity, Phi Delta at the Connecticut School of
Pharmacy are employed as appren-
Phi, Holds Elections tices. A writer of many scienti.
Sfic papers read before medical
Phi Delta Phi, international le- and pharmaceutical conventions,
gal fraternity, elected officers at he is a member of the U. S. P.
its regular business m e e t i n g revision committee, and pharmac-
Thursday. They are: Warren W. eutical consultant to many uni-
Goodrich, Jacksonville, majester; versities afid hospitals.
Waldo Stockton, Jacksonville; ex- At the close of the meeting,
chequer; Michel G. Emmanuel, Dugan answered questions asked
Tarpon Springs, clerk; and Doug- by students on different phases
las Shivers, Chipley, historian, of professional pharmacy.
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Plans Laid To
Honorary Groups Will
Hold, Spring Event
Plans for the reestablishment of
the annual Agriculture Fair were
announced -this week by Alpha
Zeta fraternity, this week. The
event, which was discontinued in
1939, did much to stimulate inter-
est in various types of agricultural
The rejuvenated fair will pit
each organization in the College of
Agriculture, against all others in
friendly competition to produce
exhibits of the highest quality. It
is expected 'that there will be ela-
borate displays of the latest farm
University Women Officers
Mrs. W. A. Gager, pictured at extreme right, is the president of
the .Gainesville branch of the American Association of University Wo-
men. Officers are, from left to right, Miss Penny Guerry, vice-presi-
dent; Miss Eleanor Merrill, secretary; Mrs. C. D. Gunn, treasurer; and
With The Greeks
equipment, excellent pouliry and By Dewey Hutchins
dairy products, improved fruits Beta Theta Pi Honors Graham
and vegetables. There will also be Culminating the end of a week
exhibits of the latest soil conserve, filled with occasions in tribute to
tion practices; ideal farm program him, Klein H. Graham, retiring
business manager of the Univer.
set ups and-.many other interest- ity p Florida, wa honored a
sity pf Florida, was honored' at a
ing and practical displays. banquet Monday evening given by
The agriculture fraternity is the members and pledges of his
laying elaborate .plans to make fraternity, Beta Theta Pi. '
this spring's Agriculture fair the' Harold Riker, president of the
outstanding success which it was Florida Alumni of Beta Theta Pi,
in years before the war. gave a brief address of apprecia-
tion to Mr. Graham.
Lamar Winegeart, speaking for
the active chapter, reviewed the
lifetime devotion of Graham to the
Aeterelte Elct national fraternity and local chap-
VleteOft le C ter.
*.. Ed Grafton, president of the lo-
ffcal chapter, read telegrams of ap-
Spreciatlon sent to Graham and pre-
Club Officers sented him with a scroll of honor
for his "unceasing friendship, un-
faltering fidelity in the establish-
At the last business meeting of ment and maintenance of this
the V6terettes, 'the following new chapter."
officers were elected: Adria Snarr, A portable electric radio was
president; Mary Evelyn Griffith, presented to Graham. The ban-
vice president; Dot Maguire, sec- quiet closed with singing and the
retary; and Gladys Jacoway, treas- passing of the loving cup.
urer. Kappa Delta Pledges Entertain
Veterette retiring officers are: Approximately 40 sorority pled-
Elizabeth Pope, president; Gladys ges and their housemothers at-
Jacoway, vice president; Adria tended a coke party given in their
Snarr, secretary, and Frances honor last Sunday afternoon at
Ketching, treasurer. the Kappa Delta House on West
At the last meeting plans for Masonic. The five Kappa Delta
a Valentine's Mixed bridge party pledges, assisted by their house-
were discuss ixed bridge party mother, Mrs. C. 0. Andrews, were
hostesses to the group.
Veterans' wives who do not Decorating the mantel were
know about the Veterettes Club crepe paper dolls, representing the
are cordially invited to the next four sororities, Alpha Delta Pi,
meeting W which will be Wednesday Delta Delta Delta, Chi Omega, and
to 8 p. in the Florida Unon will be Kappa Delta. Pledge ribbons of
to play bidge. Instruction willbecolors of each of the sororities
given at each meeting. .were pinned to the dolls as a dis-
Dues are 20 cents for each meet- tinguishing feature. -
ing attended. If transportation is The guests were served cookies,
not available, contact Adria Snarr, assorted nuts, and potato chips
Apartment 220-B, Flavet III, or with their cokes.
Dot Maguire, Apartment 220-D, Signma Chi Dances
Flavet III. The hostess for the It was announced by the Sigma/
next meeting is Mary Evelyn Grif. Chi brothers that Bill Ebersole is
fith. engaged to Wonda Cowart Cc-ed
and Chi Omega pledge. Both Bill
and Wonda are from Arcadia. Also
At--p a reS-a. Fred DeHone is engaged to Pat
Phi Alpha Delta Grant, Pi Beta Phi, of St. Peters-
W ill Initiate ChiPhi Elects Officers
The newly elected officers of
Pll r the Chi Phi fraternity are as fol-
PreSident M miller lows: Frank Graham, Alpha: Glenn
Strickland, Beta; John McDonald,
University President J. Hillis Gamma; Jim Southern, Delta:
Miller will be initiated into hon- Rpbert Saults, Epsilon; Clayton
orary membership in the Dun- Nance, Zeta; John Stonecipher,
can U. Fletcher chapter of the house manager.
Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsllon
on Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Jackson- Henry Carrington, Tampa, was
ville, William S. Walker, chair- elected president of Sigma Alpha
man of the fraternity's initiation Epsilon social fraternity, in its
committee announced this week. election of officers Wednesday
According to Walker the sche- night.
dule of events is as follows: Other officers include: Bill Moor,
Formal initiation: 6:30-7 p.m., Tallahassee, vice president; Eddie
St. John's room of the Seminole Glenn, Tallahassee, recording sec-
hotel; cocktails, 7:15-7:45, St. retary; Bill Henry, Ocala, corre-
John's room of the Seminole, 8- spending secretary; Russe e 11
9:30, banquet in honor of Dr. Hughes, Orlando, chronicle; Payne'
Miller in the Seminole's Flagler Midyette, Tallahassee, warden;, El-
room. mer Atkins, Orlando, herald;
A large number of Jacksonville Chuck Vtckers, Haines City, house
alumni in addition to 20 active manager.
members and guests will be pres- Sigma Epsilon Phi
ent, Walker said. Price of the Sig Ep officers for the remain-
banquet will be $1.50 per plate. der of the year are as follows:
Phi Delt Housemother Has
Large Place To Care For
Mrs. Mott Is Graduate Of Mt. Holyhoke;
Worked With Board Of Health
By Roger Long
Being housemother to one of the
largest fraternity houses on the
campus doesn't seem to bother the
Phi Delta Theta housemother at
all. Mrs. Helen B. Mott has made
an enjoyable career out of serving
as advisor to the men of her fra-
Born in Jackson, Michigan, and
then a graduate of Mt. Holyhoke
at Ann Arbor, Mrs. Mott first
started her career as dormitory
director for Jordan Hall at the
University of Michigan and later
as housemother to the Phi Delta
at that university. Coming to
Florida with her husband because
of her illness, she became house-
mother for the Chi Omegas at the
University of Miami. Remember-
ed for her kind and helpful pres-
ence at the University of Michi-
gan, she was sought out by the
Phi Delta Thetas to come and be
their first housemother here at the
In her position, she can not plan
her duties and says they are many
and varied. In addition to host-
ess, Mrs. Mott plans the menus
and directs the preparation of the
meals. The Phi Delta trust to her
knowledge and seem well satisfied
with the excellent results.
Since she first came to Gaines-
ville in March of 1941 she has
served only one other organization
than the fraternity. During the
war she worked on the State
Board of Health-thus enabling,
her to increase her experience and
therefore bring a more expansive
and beneficial knowledge to bear
on her career.
122 N. 9th Street
"Just Good Food That's All"r
Robert T. Lyle, Jacksonville, presi
dent; John D. Almond, Fort Pierce
vice president; Floyd L. Winfree
Daytona Beach, secretary; Rober
W. Louis, Fort Pierce, comptroller
Austin L. Dunn, Daytona Beac
historian; Clarence 0. Leigh, Lak
City, guard; Douglas A. Baker
Miami, and Tommy Keeter, Ruth
erfordton, N. C., marshals..
, Plans are now in progress fo
the annual Golden' Hearts Week
end which is the largest close
-function on the Sig Ep's social
calendar. The affair is to be held
during the weekend of Feb. 21.
Tau Epsilon Phi Party-
Climaxing two weeks of festivi
ties, which included parties at va
rtous night clubs in Miami and
Miami Beach, Tau Alpha chapter.
of Tau Epsilon Phi held a gala
New Year's Eve party at the home
of Judge Albert Dubbin, a Tai
Alpha alumnus and father of Mur
ray Dubbin, now -a Tau Alpha
Pledge Morrill Turk and date
Lenny Danziger, copped fox-trot
honors, while Brother "Scoop'
Schnier was given the tradition
Bearman Iota Gamma award.
The party committee was head
ed by Murray Dubbin and mem
bers included Buster Silverman
Jack Plisco, Marvin Ramber, and
Kappa Sigma Beer Party
The pledges of Kappa Sigma en
tertained the brothers of the fra
ternity with a party last Saturday
afternoon. Just before the party
the pledges were beaten by the
brothers in a soft ball game. The
peldge class president, Don Ram-
say, introduced Lanier Dashes
Secretary-treasurer of the pledge
class, who, on behalf of the. pledge
class, presented a cup to the
pledge master, George Kramer
The class 'also presented a set of
electric dinner chimes to the. chap-
Brother J. C. King of Winter
Park was married last Sunday
morning to the former Miss Mary
Lou Robinson of Clearwater.
P1 Kappa Phi Has Election
.At the regular Wednesday night
meeting the following were elect-
ed officers of the Alpha Epislon
Chapter: Jim Clemmons, Archon,
Chipley, Fla.; George Johnson,
Treasurer, Miami Beach, Fla.; M6
Cummings, Secretary, Beptune
Beach, Fla.; 'Boh Moor,. Warden,
Camden, S. C., Ei" v'1'l Histor-
ian, Jacksonville, Fla.; John Pal-
mer, Chaplain, Jacksonville, Fla.;
Harold Combs, I. F. C. Representa-
tive. Gainesville, Fla.
Delta Sigma Has Election
At the meeting held January 7th
the following were elected officers
of Delta Sigma Fraternity: Robert
Sommer, President, Miami Beach;
Jerome Soowal, Vice President,
Orlando; Eugene Solomon, Treas-
urer, Miami; Bert Solinsky, Secre-
tary, Miami Beach; Stephen Spear,
Historian, Forrest Hills, N. Y.;
Edward Resnick, I. F. C. Repre-
sentative, Miami Beach.
Phi Gamma Delta Smokes
The members and pledges of Phi
Gamma Delta enjoyed the month-
ly pledge smoker last Tuesday
night. The group was addressed by
R. S. Johnson, University Regis-
trar, who spoke on the history and
founding of Phi Gamma Delta at
the University of Florida. Re-
freshments were served and the
meeting was concluded with the
singing of Fiji songs.
Pi Lambda Phi Election Held
Delta Chapter of Pi Lambda
Phi, in a regular meeting this past
week, elected its slate of officers
for the second semester of this
Ronald J. Curtis, of Hayerstraw,
New York, was elected to serve as
Rex; other officers who will serve
with him are AlvIn Leitman, Jack-
sonville, Archon; Mendel Glicks-
berg, Miami Beach, Keeper of the
exchequer; Herver Sohn, Jackson-
ville, Scribe: and Bob Wolf, Jack-
Delta Chapter has initiated Bob
Wolf, Jacksonville; Sidney .Kalish-
man. Pensacola; Bob Elins, Miami
Beach; and will initiate this Sun-
lay Al Levy, Jacksonville; and
Phil Wanger, Miami Beach.
Ag Club Host
To Other Groups
Clubs And Fraternities In
As School Attend
At its last meeting Jan. 12,- the
Agriculture Club was host to the
invited guests of all the clubs and
fraternities of the Agricultural
The clubs represented at the
meeting decided to appoint a com-
mittee to formulate plans to or-
ganize an Agriculture College
Council, composed of all the clubs
and professional fraternities in the
college, and present the plan at
the beginning of the second se-
Plans were also made to expand
the Agriculture Club membership.
It was suggested that the other
clubs present educational and rec-
reational programs before the Ag
Club at various times during the
year. These programs based on
their own interests would give
others an idea of the purpose and
work of each club.
President John Warrington re-
ported that the Block and Bridle
Club was behind the reactivation
of the Florida College Farmer and
had nominated their representa-
tive to the Florida College Farmer
board. Others who have picked
their representatives are the Ag
Club and Alpha Tau Alpha, ag edu-
cation society. Requests have been
sent to other clubs to take the
Elections will be held at the
next meeting, Monday, Feb. 9, and
Seminole pictures will be taken
at this meeting if possible.
Bus Ad Group
Photo Club To Conduct
Annual Pic Contest
Is Open To Students And Faculty;.
Based On Interest And Skill
Bailey To Speak
To Chalk And
ST. M. Bailey, possible candi-
date for State Superintendent of
Education, will speak to Chalk
and Eraser, a University of Flor-
ida education club, next Monday
night on the aims of the Florida
a Outstanding Students Esaucauton Association.
a Outstanding Student Bailey is public relations see-
e Made Members Of rotary of the F.E.A. and has
- Honor Society served the public school system
a The Florida Alpha Chapter of since /1919. He received his M.A.
Beta Gamma Sigma, national E. from the University -of Flori-
scholastic and honorary society for da in 1939t and wals generalmsu
t candidates for degrees in the Col- from 1944 to 194schools in Tampa
lege of Business Administration, Past president of the F.E.A.,
l held its semi-annual initiation and Bailey will explain the promotion
banquet last Tuesday evening. program for state education. The
- To be eligible for membership, FE.A. was instrumental in the
- candidates must be scholastically FpEAs wag e nftrmental in the
, in the highest three per cent of the passage of the bill granting an
d junior class, or in the upper ten crease in teachers' salaries.
per cent of thegraduatingclass Chalk and Eraser members, fu-
in business administration. Afterture teachers, and faculty are in-
Sclose study of each individual the vited to attend the meeting to be
" following candidates were initiated held at 7:30 in Room 150 of P.K.
in a closed session early Tuesday Yonge.
Marvin W. Aronovtz, Tampa; Office-Seekers
SJohn H. Brashear, Gainesville; Ju- W ri .r
R lian K. Dominick, Orlando; John Asked T Attend
r R. Forrester, Jacksonville; Carl T. SkedTo Attend
Langford, Orlando; Edward A. *
Langford, Thomasville, Ga.; Har- Capital Dance
old J. Lawlor, Bradenton; Allan \ J. Holland Crevasse, president
G. Mathis, Florala, Ala.; James of the Washington, D. C., chapter
W. Philyaw, Gainesville; Jack L. of the University of Florida Alum-
SScott, Jacksonville; Nick M. Vin- ni Association, has requested the
cent, Jacksonville; Henry I. Wood, Alligator to extend an Invitation
Gainesville, and William K. Wray, to all candidates for any state-
Siami. wide office to attend. a dinner-
These new initateswer atthat dance to be given by'the society
time presented with their member- on the evening of Jan. 22 at the
ship cards and keys Washington Hotel.
w In the past, Beta Gamma Sigma The entire Florida congresison-
each year selected some deserving al delegation is expected to at-
junior in the College of Business tend, along with prominent alumni
Administration who had in his from New York and possibly Gov-
freshman and sophomore yearthe ernor Caldwell and some members
best scholastic record in the Uni- of his cabinet.
versity, and presented him with an D o h ca n t.
achievement award. This semester wr ab t a Hir ni-e
Sheldon Gendzier of Jacksonville were unable to accept their invi-ts.
w as chosen. At the banquet Gend- All candidates for office are
ier was presented with a scroll most cordially invited to attend
by William A. Blueme, president and will be presented at this func-
of the local chapter. tion.
Sixteen fraternities participated
in the first annual Interfraternity
Bridge Tournament held last Wed-
nesday night in the Florida Union
Sponsored by the Florida Union
and the Junior IFC the tourna-
ment consisted of duplicate bridge .
with the scores figured on a match
point basis. Four, men from each ';
fraternity participated with one.
couple from every fraternity play- :
ing a couple from every other fra- ., ''
eternity. / '
There will be two awards given / *
with a gold trophy being awarded / w :
the winning fraternity and keys /
being awarded the four men who
Winners will be announced in
the Wednesday issue. ".
All ASCE Members
Urged To Attend
Important Meeting *
There will be an important
meeting of the student chapter /,
of the A.S.C.E. Tuesday, Jan. 20, '
1948 at 7:00 p.m. .. ..
A.n amendment to the consti-
tution requiring the vote of three-
fourths of the membership will
be voted on at this meeting. All
members are urged to attend, and
all civil and pre-civil students
are invited. An interesting pro-
gram has been arranged. jl
Terry Book and Gift Shop
Books and Cards
"Across From The Florida Theater"
The Anderson Studio
338 W. Univ. Ave.
Jason A. Hailey, preld.t
the University Camera Club,
ounces that the club is ,now .
pared to conduct its annual- phot.
graphic contest which ,is p "
all students and faculty ott
University of Florida.' .t.e
.Harold ., ar...,.. print .
rector of the contest. tated that
the judgment of the photoreg~
will primarily be based upolt
man interest and technical uIll,
thus allowing an unlimife4d ubjt
Preliminary judging will be (one
by the members of the CSaen
Club in selecting the best pto
graph for a salon display Phto
Union Lounge. Final judging
the selected judges, to be annrlte.
ed at a later date.
The contest will be divided ik
four classes: pictorial, action, pte-
ple, and animals. Each class wnj
will receive a prize. The most out-
-standing picture will be awarde.J
a grand prize. The best wekld
submitted picture will receive ;
prize, to be announced later In
the Alligator. ..
The rules governing the coetet
are as follows:
1. The contest will open 3Mkh
1, 1948, and close April 1, lgi.
at 8 p. m.
2. Only standard Sx10 priAtg,
black and white, glossy or t,
will be accepted.
3. Prints must net .be aoit.
4. Each print should e4,tain
the following information: Ntm
and campus address, class entered' ,
and camera used with additial
5. An entrance fee of 25 cetnt
must be attached to each nrint for
S6. Pictures should not hve ee
taken prior to Jan. 1, 1946,
must not have held any preeiusi
photographic awards. ,.
All prints will be returned fol.
.lowing the exhibition in the TTion
To Discuss Next
The next regular mee of tl0i
AIChE will be held Wednwiav,
Jan. 21, at 7, p.' inB
The meeting will be a short but
important one. Office ers wiU be
elected for the coming seWmsto.
Plans for the regional corveatln
to be held next semester will be
discussed. All chemical engine ri1
students are invited to be Pei.
At the last meeting reports wVm
given by seniors regarding the
plants visited in the Jacksonill
area on the -ecent plant trip.
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Icy winds and low temperatures caused the above scene in more than one place the last two nights.
Jimmy Milligan of Orlando is taking a snapshot of the frozen shrubbery in front of the ATO house on the
campus. A low of 20 degrees was reported here on the campus.
Leaves For Home
On Death Of Mother
Friends of Ted Shurtleff, man-
aging editor of the Alligator,
will regret to learn of the death
of his mother last Friday morn-
Ted was called out of class
and returned immediately to
Clearwater, where the funeral
was held Monday afternoon.
Woodlands J. Marsh Elected
By Jack Shoemaker ASME Chairman
"Every person should develop The student branch of the Amer-
an economical interest in the im- ican Society of Mechanical Engi-
portance of the forests to Flori- neers elected the following officers
da," said Fuller Warren to a at their meeting Thursday night,
group of over 300 people who at-, Jan. 8:
tended his talk before the Forest- John P. Marsh, Miami, chair-
ry Club last Tue.day night in the man; David E. Russell, Jackson-
University Auditorium. ville, vice chairman; George E.
Warren, prominent Jackson- West, Jacksonville, secretary, and
ville lawyer and political figure J. Norman Williams, St. Peters-
in Florida, is one of the outstand- burg, treasurer.
irg foresters of the South. He In addition, Robert L. Olive,
has been intensely interested in Bartow, and James M. Shoemaker,
the subject evei since childhood Sanford, were elected representa-
when he first saw the sawmill tives to the Benton Engineering
brigands and marauders exploit- Council.
ing the woods for their personal
prfit. 000 board feet; in 1945, 17,000,-
Introduction 000 board feet.
Gus Wesley, 'general manager "Florida will soon reach the
of the Pulpwood and Turpentine point of diminishing; returns un-
' Corporation in Jacksonville, in- less something is done about our
produced the guest speaker of the trees. since 1927, the State For-
estry arvice ns -neen 4sing ui
"Florida," said Warren, "is the
second largest state in the union
in woodland area with approxi-
mately 21,000,000 acres. We must
develop this area to sustain the
* economy ofthe state. It is the
estry Service nas been using the
two-point program: fire control
and tree planting. In sections
where this system. has been- prac-
ticed, the income has been very
high, much higher than from the
sccnd largest source of income, Cause Of
bringing in $i1Q,000,000 to the Case s
37.000 people employed by this He stated that the number .one
uidustr-*." cause of timber loss is due to the
Decay Allowed- incendiary fires which were delib-
erately and maliciously caused
"We are allowing it, to decay by the people.
'and deteriorate. The production of "My only hope," he said, "of
wood has decreased in recent this talk tonight is to kindle a de-
years." To prove this point, he sire for. all of you to do some-
used the following statistics: thing about the problem of F'lor-
Wood production in 1935. 22,000,- ida's depleting forestland."
Candidate To Speak
On His Platform
Dan McCarty, business man and
gubernatorial candidate, attended
the organizational meeting of the
"McCarty for Governor Club" on
the University campus last' Wed-
Temporary olincers elected were
Bill O'Neill, Daytona, chairman;
Grover Baker, Miami, secretary;
and Mac Christie, Jacksonville,
Dave Harmon, Orlando, Jim Vo-
celle, Vero Beach, Robert Scott,
Orlando, Max Brewer, Titusville,
John Livingston, Orlando, and
Lewis Vickers, Daytona, acting
Any person interested in becom-
ing active in this organization is
asked to contact Bill O'Neill,
On Feb. 19 at 7:30 p. m., Mc-
Carty will speak to all students
interested in the gubernatorial
race, in the Florida Union audi-
torium. At that time he will dis-
cuss his policies and platform.
Panama City Club
Prexy For Spring
Gene McQuaigg was elected
president of the Panama City Club
for the coming semester at the
Other officers elected' were Bill
Harris, vice president; Walter
Merriam, secretary-treasurer, and
Hap Hazard, press secretary.
Outgoing officers are Hugh Nel-
son, president; Walter Merriam,
vice president, and Richard Post,
The next meeting will be held
the first Monday night in the new
sr-=',ster at Florida Union.
The Florida Young Democratic
Club, political organization of the
University of Florida, continued
its series of 1948 political .ban-
quets Wednesday at the White
House Hotel' with a luncheon at
which Senator William A. Shands
of Gainesville, candidate for gov-
ernor, was the principal speaker.
Introduced by Paul Buchman,
president of the Young Democrats,
Senator Shands, a graduate of the
University and of its law school,
devoted the major portion of his
speech to the financial 66ttdltion
of the state of Florida.
Senator Siands emphaLsed his
support of an adequate education-
al program foir the youth of Flor-
ida, and enddrhed the principles
of the recent Compton Educational
Report to President Truman, with
especial reference to its close re-
lation to national security.
The financial condition of our
state muwicipalitie, S en at o r
Shands said, is alarming. Gaines-
ville, Tampa and Miami Beach,
he said, are at the top of the list
of financial responsibility, but all
are in the position of "having a
home and nothing to eat." Sixty-
five per cent of the state lives
within municipalities; 65 per cent
of state revenue comes from this
source, and 90 per cent of the serv-
ices which citizens demand are
furnished by municipalities, the
"We cannot afford to have them
collapse," he said. This condition
arises mainly, he stated in reply
to a question, because of the home-
stead exemption laws of Florida.
New homes being built increase
municipal liability, in the way of
many public services, while at the
same time decreasing municipal
income. Yet it is, out of the ques-
tion, he said, to eliminate the
homestead exemption, which is
firmly imbedded in Florida law
and has contributed much to the
advancement of the state.
The state highway system, Sen-
ator Shands said, has increased
beyond all anticipation, but is still
inadequate. Revenue for this de-
partment, he said, isbarely enough
for maintenance. "Not a. man in
this room," he predicted, "will live
to see four-lane highways in this
state unless additional revenue is
provided for the State Road De-
partment." Fourteen million dol-
lars of tag money and six million
from the one-cent tax on gasoline
goes into the general revenue fund.
This means, Senator Shands said,
20 million dollars of new highway
construction which the federal
government would match.
No one man, the senator point-
ed out, can devise a suitable tax
program for Florida. Men and
women from every walk of life
should be called in, and a solution
arrived at which will be least ob-
noxious to all, approached on a
business-like basis. The low in-
come group, he said, must be kept
in mind, recognizing that the
strong must protect the weak and
that the man in the low income
br'c':et, must not be hurt.
Rex Farrior, Jr., of Tampa, was
in charge of arrangements for yes-
terday's Young Democrats' lunch-
eon, receiving able assistance from
Bill Walker, Jacksonville.
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"During the war I took off with the
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planes the Air Force has, and now I'm
beading for transition work in jets. The
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plus $500 for each year of active duty. And
there's plenty of room for promotions.
"But that's not the real point. Some men
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SnTh s7 Gators Win
By Bill Boyd
LAST WEEK MANY HIGH SCHOOL grid stars came
here to the University for football tryouts and were offer-
'ed scholarship. We have it from a very good source that
a number of them turned down the offers because they
have received better offers from other schools in the
Southeastern Conference. A few of the boys put their
name on the contracts, but even this is not binding as we
know. Hal Griffin, speedy Gator halfback, signed up with
Auburn before he came to Florida. Last year two of the
most publicized football stars in the nation signed Gator
contracts and when Fall drills rolled around they were
not present. One of the two was Eddie Dobrowlski of New
WHY CAN THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA offer
a boy more than Florida? According to the officials here
we give a boy exactly what the Southeastern Conference
permits. Does Georgia, Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech, Ala-
bama and other schools in the Conference stick by the
rules. Tom Leib, former Gator head coach, made a killing
in Tampa recently and carried away a number of Tampans
to Alabama. Art Ross, star Orlando gridder, came to
Gainesville and hesitated to sign. He then went to the
Orange Bowl to see Tech play as guest of Coach Bobby
Dodd and company and left after he had signed a Tech
contract. Do they offer money on the side? ? ? ? ? ?
PURITY CODE OR NOT the University of Florida
football.fortunes, are due for a rise next year. Coach Ray,
Wolf and "his staff of assistants have been putting on a
real drive for prep school stars. While on the purity code
we will try to give our readers a little clearer view of this
set of rules passed by the NCAA. This resolution if put in
effect and abided by to the letter, could mean plenty to
college athletics. It forbids the issuance of athletic scholar-
'ships, unless the boy is in need of assistance. Then the boy
has to work a certain amount of time for this assistance.
No student can receive any type of cash allowance.
THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE .is the only
conference in the country that openly admits that it gives
the boys cash on the barrel head. The loop which Florida
is in, gives $10 per month to each man. The Southeastern
group also gives their football players, meals, lodging,
books, laundry, and a few incidentals.
JUST WHAT EFFECT THIS WILL have on this con-
ference is yet to come. The next conference meeting will
have a lot to do with our reaction to the ruling. If a-school
wanted to get around the NCAA it would be very simple
with all the wealthy alumni in this state and other- south-
ern states. Some well heeled alumni could mail Jimmy
Cines (cr) a check for a hundred bucks each month for
an autograph. Said football player would send the donor
the autograph and in turn take the check and he has got--
ten around the purity code. Don't worry readers the purity
code will not effect the University of Florida football now
or later. Some players might have to spend a few min-
utes sweeping out their own rooms for their meals, but
that is just about the whole, of the thing.
TOMORROW THE GATOR CAGERS will take a trip
to Tampa in quest of their eighth victory of an erratic
season. Last Tuesday night they really put on the steam
for a few minutes and ran up a big lead over the depleated
Jax Navy five. This Tampa game is always a rough and
tumble affair and don't be too surprised if the Gators
don't have a tough night with the Spartans. This game is
one that the Cigar City boys point to all season. The Gaa-
tors really put the skids of Tampa U. in their opening
game here, but the Tampa team was in poor shape. Our
vote goes to Florida by maybe ten points, but don't bet too
much mola on the Gators..... ..... ..........
EVERY DAY HIGH SCHOOL athletes are being
brought to the campus and given try outs for football
scholarships. At the present time a number of them have
been signed and more are just on the verge of signing the
dotted line. If some boy fromnryour home town gets an of-
fer a few words of encouragement from you might send
an all-American-gridder to this school. Remember that! !
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Southern, Jax Navy
Fall Before Gators
By Large Counts
Taenzler Paces Scorers.
In Both Games
By Steve Grimes
Continuing the savage scoring
barrage initiated last Satturday
when they smashed Southern Col-
lege in Lakeland, the Florida Ga-
tors swept to an easy 82-51 win
over the Jacksonville Naval Air
Station five Tuesday night in the
The Gators found the Jackson-
ville quintet to be far inferior to
the teams fielded by the Navy
during the "lush war years." The
fast breaking Florida cagers, aid-
ed by an efficient control of the
backboard, built up an early lead
and were never in trouble. Fre-
quent substitutions had little ef-
fect upon Gator scoring as the
second string proved capable of
manufacturing 'baskets of their
Hans Tanzler paced the win-
ners with 18 points. Harry Hamil-
ton and Lamar Bridges hit for 13
and 15 respectively. Bridges also
inadvertently tipped in a basket
for the visitors. Bill Atkinson,
speedy Gator forward who saw
action for the first time since in-
juring his leg against, Auburn,
limped off the court midway in
the first half after dropping in a
Last week the Florida South-
enr Moccasins had .little more suc-
cess than the Navy as they fell
before the Gators by a score of
For a short time Southern,
sparked by Chuck Terry, flashy
Lakeland forward, who scored 18
points before the night was out,
managed to stay abreast of the
higth-flying Gators. However,
with Tanzler hitting from all
angles, Florida began to .pull
away and finally turned the game
into a riot.
Mechanical difficulty with the
game-time clock caused a long
first half and a resulting 49-35
half-time score. The second peri-
od was curtailed in order to com-
pensate for the error. Though
somewhat overshadowed by
Tanzler's 22 points, Hamilton
poured in 13 while Bridges notch-
ed 11. Ten of the 15 Gators who
saw action registered in the scor-
Tennis Team Will
Play Ten Malches
Before SEC Meet
The University of Florida ten-
nis team will play a regular sched-
ule of at least ten opponents be-
fore entering the Southeastern
Conference tournament in New
Orleans on May 13.
While only ten games are cer-
tain, at least two more are being
planned. The tournament itself
will last through the 15th of May
and Coach Herman Schnell will
point all his efforts toward a good
showing at this big show.
Heading the list of veterans that
are expected to return this season
are Bob Riggins of Lakeland, num-
ber one,man' on the 1947 team;
Jack Harris, number two man
from Orlando; Harry Terrell of
Ocala, and Jack Borling, also of
Orlando. Other veteran varsity
members expected to return are
Reece Cooper of Lakeland, Frank
Wood of Jacksonville, and :Joe
Dunayer of Miami Beach.
Several "'B" stringers from last
year's squad have shown a lot of
improvement and are expected to
begin on the action with the var-
sity this, season. They Include
Frank Skillman and Byron Wise
of Gainesvilie,' Billy Oughterson
of Stuart,'-;nd Don Kaplsn of Mi-
IT ISN'T: OFTEN that an Intramural title, is decided
by a single match in the semi-finals, but that's exactly
what happened in the Fraternity Orange League table
tennis tourney this week. The singles match between Dick
Burklev. of Delta Tau Delta and Bill Reynolds of Alpha
Tau Omega, which went to Burklew in two straight
games, not only wrested from the ATO ace the mythical
title of "best ping-pong man at the University" but also
was enough to practically assure
the Delts of the championship.
|nonfkiil~ L. I fTheir final round win over Sigma
I d e e d t oo. Managers of both teams, as per
Grid Tile fTo Be previous agreement, played it
straight and led off with their
Se number one men, Burklew and
D cid d Monday Reynolds. Both men are from St.
PDecided Monday ete but had never met prior to
that occasion. Burklew astounded
Semi-Finals To Be his opponent by taking the first
Played This game, 21-18, since Reynolds was
Played ThiS -tabbed as an odds-on favorite to
Afternoon remain unbeaten and lead his team
to a title in the manner of last
The Independent League Intra- year.'
mural touch football crown will The second game of a best two-
be at stake Monday afternoon, out-of three series saw Burklew
barring the possibility of rainouts jump to a 19-13 lead only to have
yesterday or today, with the ,win- Reynolds rally and pull to within
ner of yesterday's scheduled semi- one point at.19-18. With both con-
final clash between the All Stars testants playing a largely defen-
and the Saints slated to go up sive game as they had done all af-
against the victor in today's bat- ternoon, the diminutive Delt went
tie between the champs of the firs to 20-18. Then after the ball had
and fourth brackets. traversed the net almost 50 times,
The bracket one-bracket four Reynolds slapped one off the end,
semi-final tilt was shoved back to giving the match to Burklew and
this. afternoon because of a play-the entire contest to the Delts, 3-2.
off for the top spot in the first
bracket. In that group Wesley and.
the Tarpons each completed their THE BLUE LEAGUE finals al-
five regularly scheduled contests so provided a full share of thrills
with one loss, necessitating a play- as the Pi Lams edged Tau Epsilon
off set for yesterday, with the Phi, three matches to two. Berny
winner gaining the right to meet Segal, ace tennis man from Tam-
the Avondales, bracket four chain- pa, romped to an easy win for TEP
pions, in the semi-finals. in his singles match and the TEP
Unbeaten Sevens number one doubles team came
Only unbeaten sevens in the through in five games, but PLP
tourney at the end of the bracket pulled two singles matches and
play were the Avondales and the one doubles contest out of the fire
All Stars. The Stars' round-o-four to score a close 3-2 team win and
opponent of yesterday, the Saints, take the Blue League trophy.
came out on top in the second *
bracket by whipping Presbyterian, SLEDD J-H NOSED out Sledd
13-6, in a playoff for honors in C-G's well-organized Independent
that bracket., dorm Intramural team for the
As Wesley and Tarpon lined up bowling title this week but the
to play off their bracket tie yes- new champs needed to set a new
terday aiternr..:.n neither team tourney record to do it. The J-H
rated the favorite-' role although crew chalked up an aggregate
Wesley defeated the Tarpons, 13-6, team score of 828 in the second
in the regular encounter between line of the finals, topping Sledd
the two outfits. The Tarpons re- C-G's previous tourney high of 8033
bounded from that defeat and roll- and that spurt was enough to win
ed up at least 19 points in each l e
of their four following contests, outstanding performances oftle.
o oOutstanding performances of
including a 44-0 triumph over the the tournament: Buck Roberts,
Slowpokes. Sledd J-H, was individual high
scorer for the entire meet .with a
HOME GROWN total of 1485 pins for nine lines
Every member of the 24-man and a 165 average. He aver-
UniverSity of Florida basketball aged 168 in the finals, consider-
squad is a Floridian. Their homes ably less than the 190 average
cover the state from Pensacola to which Akerman of Murphree C-D
Key West. compiled in last year's final round.
Delta Tau 's Capture
Table Tennis Title
Pi Lams Win Blue League
Finals From TEP
Leff Mabie, left and Bob Winger are shown congratulating each
other for, their victories in the recent Florida Union Billiard tourney.
Mabie captured the pocket billiard and three-cushion titles while
Winger won the straight rail event.
By Julian Clarkson
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Navy Fullback To
Enroll Here For
Doubtful If He Will
Be Elegible To
The Associated Press said yes-
terday that Myron Gerber, second
string fullback at the Naval Acad-
emy last season, will enroll at the
University of Florida and will
wear the Orange and Blue next
season. Gerber lives at Arlington,
The story, which appeared in
the Washington Post, said that
Gerber resigned from the academy
last month and will enroll here in
the new semester.
The story said that Dr. M. W.
Dougherty, acting commissioner of
the Southeastern Conference, stat-
ed there might be some question
of Gerber's eligibility.
Dougherty said It was true that
Barney Poole, former Ariy' end,
was allowed to play at the Uni-
versity of Mississippi. But this,
said Dougherty, was a special case
since Poole had tried to resign
from the academy before the con-
ference passed the rule barring
Head Coach Ray Wolf was not
in town and his staff would not
comment on the story.
Drop Opening Game
To Landon Hi School
Meet Football Stars
Friday Night In
Florida's freshman basketball.
squad, after dropping in a heart-
breaking 31-27 tilt at the hands of
a powerful Landon High of Jack-
sonville, will take on a red hot
Gator All-Star five Friday night
in an inter-campus match.
The All-Stars, composed of
Florida's football players, nosed
out the Gainesville Merchants in
the preliminaries of the Florida-
Jax Naval Air Station game.
The Landon High Game was the
initial tilt for the baby Gators,
and the freshmen are expected to
be a hot-to-handle ball club as the
season progresses. It was nip and
tuck affair all the way through,
as Coach Paul Severin's boys
pulled up from behind in the sec-
ond quarter to chalk up a half
time lead of 17-15.
The Lions surged out in front
at the end' of the third stanza, and
behind a barrage of basket-ring-
ing wizardry, the Landon quint
ran the score up to 28-23 with a
minute-and-a-half remamn'ng in
the game. 'A last minute attempt
to rally on the part of the Gators
fealed, as Coach "Pop" Warner's
Southsiders held on to a 3127 final
Forward Fred Brooks, who tal-
lied two last minute baskets and
a pair of free throws, and center
Carl Lieb, split scoring honors for
the freshment with six points
each. Everett Richardson, sharp-
shooting Landon forward, spark-
ed the highschoolers with eight
The Baby Gators have other
games scheduled this season with
the Gairiesville Merchants, St.
Petersburg Jr. collegee Gaines-
ville High, St. Leo High, Miller
Electric Co. of Jax and another
with Landon High.
Hans Tanzler, six foot-four inch
University of Florida basketball
center who averages around 16
points a game, says the best bas-
ketball he has ever seen played
was exhibited by the University
of Kentucky in defeating Vander-
bilt in the 1946 SEC tournament.
By Bill Moor
Delta Tau Delta captured their
first intramural trophy this year
by whipping the Sigma Chis in
the Orange League Ping Pong fi-
nals Wednesday night. In the
Blue League the Pi Lams won
their third championship of the
year in winning the Ping Pong
trophy by beating the TEP's in
The PLP's in winning the sport
won three and lost two matches in
a very close contest. Ronnie Cur-
tis of PLP won his match after
five hard games, beating J a s o n
Berkman 21-11, 14-21,. 14-21, 22-
20, and 21-14. Wilbur Margol beat
Louis Liebovit in three straight
matches 21-13, 21-10 and 21-14.
The doubles team of Don Kaplan
and Beryl Weinstein beat the
TEP representatives Julius Bear-
man and Joe Dunayer losing the
first and third games but win-
ning the other three to win the
m:.tch. The scores were 16-21, 21-
16, 19-21, 21-18, and 21-6.
For the losers Beiney Seagel
beat Gerry Gordon in three
straight games 21-15, 21-16, and
21-17. In one of the longest
matches of the tournament Hank
Gardner and Wilbur Friedson of
TEP beat Charlie Friend and Bart
Comen of PLP 21-19, 24-26, 14-21,
In reaching the finals the Pi
Lams beat the Phi Gamins in the
semi-finals taking three out of
five games and the TEP's licked
the Phi Taus winning four out of
The Delts in winning their first
trophy soundly beat the Sigma
Chis in the finals to win.-the Or-
ange League trophy. Their team
composed of Lambert Friedrich,
Dick Burklew, Charles Binga-
m an, Tommy Taylor, Julian
Clarkson, Dick Parker, and Da-
vid Bowman won four out of the
five matches to take the title.
Friedrich beat Billy Peed of Sig-
ma Chi 21-16, 21-13, and 21-19 in
his singles match. Burklew used
his superb defensive playing to
lick Frank Woods 21-12, 21-11,
16-21, 9-21, and 21-10. The other
Delt singles man, Bingaman, 'lost
his match to Bill Armstrong 13-
21, 13-21, 20-22.
In the doubles play the Delts
won both matches, Taylor and
Clarkson beating Bill Towers and
Tom Phillips 21-11, 16-21, 21-13,
18-21, and 21-18; Parker and
Bowman beat Austin Whiston
and Scott Arnold 21-17, 21-10, and
In reaching the finals the Delts
beat the powerful ATO team by
taking three out of five matches
and the Sigma Chis beat the
SPE's also taking three out of
At the end of the semester the
SAE's are stil- leading the Orange
League by 10 points, and the Phi
Taus retained their lead in the
Blue League with a 30 point mar-
The first sport of the second se-
mester will be bowling scheduled
to start on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Vol-
leyball, the first major sport of
the second semester will follow on
Gator Back Coach
Mentioned For Job
At Houston U.
Gator Backfield Coach Buster
Brannon is being mentioned as
possible head coach at the Uni-
versity of Houston, it was an-
nounced byr the Associated Press.
Brannon just completed his sec-
ond year as backfield coach here.
Brannon just returned from a
trip to Houston, but declines to
comment on the position. He is
a graduate of Texas Christian
University and was head basket-
ball coach at Rice before joining
the Army in 1942.
UF Barbell Club
To Hold Election
The University of Florida Bar-
bell Club will meet Monday, Jan.
19, at 8 p. m., in Room 208 of
Florida Union Building. Since of-
ficers for the next semester will
be elected at this meeting, all
members are urged to attend.
Meet Tampa Five
For Second Time
On Armory Court
Georgia Will Play
Here Next Week
By Bill Boyd
Florida's high powered Gator
cagers will see action in Tampa
for the first time this season when
they engage, the University of
Tampa Spartans on the Tampa
Armory court Saturday night in
the Cigar City. The Gator-Spartan
tilt will be the nightcap of a dou.
ble bill with Southern meeting
MacDill Field in the opening tilt.
This will be the second time
these two teams have met on the
maplewood courts this season. In
the opening game of the season
the Gators grabbed an early lead
and when the final whistle had
blown they held a huge victory.
However, the Tampa quintet was
in poor physical shape and have
improved steadily with each game.
The Gators hold a 7-3. record
for the season and a 3-2 record
in the Southeastern Conference
which puts them in fourth place.
The Gators have been showing
improvement with each game. In
their last outing they handed the
Jacksonville Naval Air Station a
sound beating. At the present
time they are riding on a two-
game winning streak. Last Satur-
day night they traveled to Lake-
land and handed the Southern Col-
lege five one of the worst beatings
in the history of the two schools.
After the Tampa tilt the Gators
will return to Gainesville for a
three game stand next week.
They will meet Stetson Univer-
sity five on the local court Tues-
day night and then the major se-
ries of the season will open Fri-
day night when the Gators square
off against the unbeaten Univer-
sity of Georgia Bulldogs.
The Georgians, under the reins
of the new 'coach, Ralph Jordon,
are at the present time riding
the top of the Southeastern Con-
ference heap. Many Gator follow-
ers feel the Floridians will be able
to take at least one game and
maybe two from the boys of the
Frat Table Tennis
DTD over SX, 4-1 (Orange fi-
nals); PLP over TEP, 3-2 (Blue
finals); PLP over PGD, 3-2; SPE
over SN, 4-1; TEP over PKT, 4-1;
SX over SPE, 3-2; DTD over ATO,
3-2; ATO over KA, 5-0.
Stings over Pensacola, 14-0;
Crane Hall over Saints, 23 yds.
to 0 yds. in four-down playoff at
end (tie in score and first downs);
Hell Cats over Seagle, 31-20; CLO
over Wesley, 7-6; Wesley over Pen-
sacola, 8-6; Saints over Presby-
Sledd S-H over Sledd C-G, 52
pins (finals); Sledd J-H over
Temp. 0, 58 pins; Sledd J-H over
Fletcher M-N, 174 pins; Sledd C-G
over Temp. H, 316 pins.
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Thirteen Lettermen Will Report
To Coach Fuller For Baseball
Opening Practice 1
To Be Held After Freshmen Sports Regain
Exams Completed Place In Athletic Dept.
By Sandy Schnier
n the cry, "Take two and For five years freshman athletics have been filling in the gaps on
henleft" echoes on the ator an the varsity teams at the University of Florida, but once again they are
.hit to l diamond next month, the gaining recognition as a separate unit of activity.
baseball diamond next month, the In 942 the war left the colleges and schools of the county short
voice oCoahe brDavid Fuller, wity handed in the way of athletes and the Southeastern Conference, of
entor, C with confidence, which Florida is a member, ruiea freshmen eligible for varsity teams.
bc filled itcan morn d raf The ruling was reversed last year when the schools once again
in to a coach than tohae grahis' became crowded and no one enrolling after July, 1947, was to be per-
dugoUt filled with 13 lettermen limited to play on a varsity team -
au host of players with vast in their freshman year-thus the
g school lexperiene? "ith astrebirth of the freshman teams.
Back and eager to see 1948 ac- Frosh Basketball
ion are Hurlers Charlie Edwards, D r io B li
a senior from Plant City, Bob Ad- The basketball court is full these U rm iOry
arms, i Gainesville senior, and Tom days with first year men trying
addcll. a Gainesvillian who won out for the freshman team. Eight T le This W ek
iis monogram at Florida in 1940 games, with some of the better
and! who played service ball. high schools and junior colleges of
Catchers include Bill Menges, the state, have been lined up for Sledd J-H's bowling team won
Lake Worth, Jewel Walker, and the team by Coach Paul Severin. the second annual Dorm tenpin
Elmer Barnes, Orlando, all ioph- Freshman track men were tourney Wednesday night by out-
omores, scheduled to resume practice along lasting Sledd C-G in a hotly con-
Firlst baseman Edwin Brown side the varsity January 12, only tested final round bout, finishing
from Jacksonville, second sacker two weeks ahead of Golf practice. ahead by a narrow margin of 52
.jeao White o Jacksonville, and Frank Philpot will coach the jay- pins.
third baseman Bob Fielding of vee trackmen, while Archie Bag- The win was the fifth straight
Washington, D. C., round out the well will tutor his young golfers for the J-H outfit, which failed to
homor field along witn the varsity members draw an- opening round bye and
Outfielders had to win the hard way. The new
Patrolling the pastures will be Swimming Stars champs replace Murphree C-D as
.'ndy Bracken, a Gainesville sen- i Dorm bowling titleholders. Mur-
;or with three years' experience Coach Frank Genovar has al- phree, winner last year of, Dorm
on the Orange and Blue squad; ready gotten underway with swim- bowling's .debut on the Intramural
Dick Stra'ton, Jacksonvville; Cal- ming tryouts and his junior team slate, was kayoed in the first
vin Davis, Gainesville; and Jack members working out with the old round by Temp. 0.
Ledoux, Clermont, who last year timers. An outstanding newcomer i Sledd C-G took the lead when
'lasted several opportune hits. is John Pandak of Trenton, New I first line scores were tabulated
h,, matterr three are sophomores. Jersey, all state and All-American by 25 pins, but the J-H outfit out-
Gator outfielder1es are Emmett high school breast stroker who is scored its opponent, 828 to 718 in
; t hk, Bill Poole, Dick Stokes, making the varsity sit up and take the second line to go out in front
Oon tRuh!, and Hardy Wooten; notice, to stay. Sledd C-G held a slight
',(d Pitchers Jim Hurst and In the relm ot tennis Coach Her- advantage again for third line
'.in Doherty. man Schnell began pacing his competition but J-H finished out
r"-': signed up this week in- charges February 9. Freshman front, 2,214 pins to 2,162.
hude: Pitcher Jack Gaines; see- Berney Segal and John Dennis John "Buck" Roberts of Fort
m, -man Jim Bishop, Bill Ro- promise to make things lively on Myers paced the new champions
m. ery Newell. and J. A. the clay courts this spring. with a three-game score of 504,
bittt: hortstops Tony Garland, Segal was on the championship including onte of 199 pins,
.-o, criser, and Cliff Milli- doubles team that captured that highest of the contest. Close be-
-.;n fi's .basemen Bill Bashaw, event in the Orange Bowl Tourna- hind for individual honorske was
..... Wlker, and Ed Brow n, ment in Miami recently. Both Norman Alley, Sledd C- kegler
Sow"-dei's Harry Hoen, W. C. Segal and Dennis were semi-final- Members of the winning team
,- L. Jung and Ray ists in the singles division., follow, with final ro the wind three-
,'udtc. Coach Jim McCachren will make game scores listed: Fred Worth-
,at yar, .under the tutelage a call for freshman baseball ma- ington, Miami, 360; Jack Adair,
SCoach Sam McAllister, the Ga- trial sometime in March, and a Lake Worth, 458; Roberts, 504;
:s v.o: 17 and lost 13, while heavy turnout is expected for theThomas Swvanson, Perry, 455; and
*-n- .t.outgh squads from Au- country's national sport. Bill Allen, Jacksonville 437.
'--1. Tm.ipa U.. Georgia, South-
S etson. Rollins, the Tampa
uokiers. Jax NATTC, Jax NAS,
'-'en Cove Navy, and Banana
Coach Fuller will open practice
-b. 16 with the full schedule to
announced shortly. All those
":-"h tc try out for the squad
*re urged to get in touch with
coach at the gym. a r
an Greets Track
rs Arst Day
,(ci; Coach Percy Beard was
'c'(-d by rain on the first day
'iedrled for practice this week
the University of Florida and
candidate turnout was small.
However, weather r permitting, a
rge number of cindermen are ex-
ncted to have gone through pre-
-iinary procedure by the end of
he week. Coach Beard plans to
'lease the complete track sched-
Ic sometime next week.
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Box A 116
Final Records Say
Nation Top Stars
Star Passers, Receivers,
And Punters Halted
Now that all returns are in on
the statistics of the 1947 football
season, it is little wonder that
Florida's Gators had such an up-
hill battle against the ten-game
schedule from which they emerged
with four wins, five losses and a
Final figures released by the
National Collegiate Athletic Bu-
reau reveal that the Gators went
against national leaders in prac-
tically every department of play.
Some of the Gators' vulner-
ability to enemy passes may be
found in the fact that they bat-
tled America's One-Two aerial
artists, Mississippi's Charley Con-
erly and Georgia's Johnny Rauch.
Conerly gained 1,367 yards pass-
ing during the year, while Rauch
picked up a neat 1,352.
Nation's Top Ends
And the second half of the One-
Two aerial punch also found the
Gators on the defensive end. Mis-
sissippi's Barney Poole ranked first
with 513 yards on 52 receptions,
while Georgia's Dan Edwards stood
second with 540 yards on 38
Florida went against three of
the nation's top twenty-five total
offense leaders: Conerly, the lead-
er; Rauch, the number five man,
and North Carolina's Charlie Jus-
tice, who ranked twenty-third at
The Gators fought the punting
artistry of four of the leading
twelve: "Bootsie" Palmer, N. C.
State's national leader; fifth-place
kicker Charlie Justice; Miami's
Harry Ghaul, eighth ranking punt-
er, and Conerly, the number eleven
man among the booters.
Three Florida opponents were
in the nation's first twelve total
defense teams: Georgia (fifth),
North Carolina State (ninth) and
North Carolina (twelfth). North
Carolina State had the nation's
finest pass defense record and
Georgia took ninth place.
Sledd C-G bowlers were: George
Karaphillis, Tarpon Springs, 429;
John Smith, Miami, 344; Carl Cha-
fin, Holden, W. Va., 459; Allen,
.an. '_2-masv .1ey
...; and Thomas Bauey, Lake
S.C. Sports Ed. Gators Hold Fourth Place
Tagged Florida In Southeastern League
agged Taenzer Tops Local Scorers
With Gatnr Title wBo,,,,.
Brian Bell Supplied
Name In 1911 -In
Columbia, S. C.
For. five years the University
of Florida athletic teams manag-
Sed to get along, somehow, with-
out being named after an animal,
bird, legend or freak of nature.
When the nickname, 'Gators
first appeared in 1911 it was sued c
jokingly not by a Floridian, but
by Brian Bell, then sports editor
1of the Columbia (S.C.) State, or
so the story goes..
There seems to be no' one int
Pictured above is the Dr. J- Florida or elsewhere who will
Hills Miller trophy to be award- testify positively where the nick-
ed to the two winners of the Fra- name 'Gators came from, but bits
ternity Intramural Leagues. Two of evidence gathered here rnd 1
trophy of identical nature will be there strongly suggest that itr
awarded to each winner. The was born in the fall of 1911 when
trophys will replace the Dr. John the Floridians were in South Car-
J. Tigert trophy which was retired olina to play the University of
by the Phi Delta Theta teams last South Carolina on Friday and
year. Clemson the following Wednes-
an : P e r ists It is amazing that Sports Edi-
Dean Price Lists tor Bell could be in a sufficiently
Following Student joking mood at 6:30 in the morn-
Employment Notices ing to suggest a nickname which
has stuck through 36 years of
The following notice of employ- intercollegiate athletic activity.
ment was received this week from For it was at that sleepy morn-
J. Ed Price, assistant dean of stu- ing hour that the University of
dents: Florida football team- lef its
1. Several opening for expert Pullman and started up the ramp
typists. College graduates pre- to the station. Brian Bell. loyal
ferred. to his pages whatever the hour,
2. Wanted: Expert typists for standing at the gate as the Flor-
piece work. May be done at home, idians came by. To break the "on-
good pay. versational ice of the early O6to-
her morning, he called merrily:
WATE'IR BUG "Well. did you bring the alli-
The "little fellow" of the Uni- gators with you?"
versity of Florida swimming squad And right then and there were
is Fred Teed, five foot-eight inch born the Florida Gr ors.
133 pound backstroke candidate
from Palm Beach.
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By Bob Weatherly
With the basketball season well under way, the time comes wl,
we can give a few facts and figures up to and including the game v..
Jacksonville Navy. A quick look at the win and loss ledger shows
record of seven wins as against three losses. The net result of fi_4
Southeastern Conference is three wins and two losses, enough to place .
the team in fourth place, A noted improvement over last years rn.
ord at the same time.
The individual statistic book places center, Taenzler at the hear.
of the pack in high score for the season, total field goals, total fo'
shots, and high individual score
for one game. Big Hans has hit
the bucket for 150 points to date throws. Nineteen points again
or an average of 15 points per out- Miami U. was Harry's big nig-ht
ing. Most of these points have Third place goes to Julian Milkl
come from the floor and the bal- who has flipped 71 points throu.,
ance from the charity line. His 22 the net in the ten games. Haroic;
points against Southern make for Haskin and Lamar Birdges roui.
the forth record, out the big five with a season tot:."
Close behind Taenzler is Harry of 46 and 45 respectively, and vr-
Hamilton with a season total of though these records are belt,
123. Hamilton hit the bulls eye 57 that of Taenzler, they are none tr.'
times from the field and added less above the average. scores
nine more counters with free guards.
ITFl W 4v 1im
The Executive Council
Has The Next Move
Universities and Colleges throughout
the nation are voting whether to affiliate
with the National Student Association, an
attempt at nation-wide student govern-
The ratification of the NSA constitu-
tion by the various student governments
constitutes membership in the organiza-
tion. As yet, Florida has taken no action
on this proposal.
It seems that the Executive Council
would take the matter under considera-
tion, as did the majority of other schools
throughout the country. Sources have
pointed out that the Executive Council
has not had a quorum at the latter parts
of their meetings since the week before
the Thanksgiving vacations-approxi-
mately seven weeks ago.
The Council dispenses with routine
business with a quorum and then mem-
bers begin a wholesale exodus, leaving
matters, such as the NSA, in cold.
The question of affiliation with NSA
is important. The University of Missis-
sippi has disapproved affiliation with the
NSA, giving the Executive Council or-
ganization's aim of racial non-segregation
as its primary reason. Other Universities,
such as Michigan, Wisconsin, UCLA, and
Standford, have affiliated.
What will the University of Florida
do? It seems that the Executive Council
should take action one way or the other.
Students And Construction
Vie In Defacing Campus
"Where palm and pine are blowing. ."
The University of Florida campus is
picturesque and beautiful, with a shape,
size and atmosphere that makes one feel
more a part of this educational institu-
"Shine forth Thy Noble Gothic Walls."
More are springing up every day into
making this ond of the largest and best.
schools in the nation.
"Thy lovely vine-clad halls .
And surrounded by lovely grounds. The
appearance of this campus should mnain-
tain its college "lovliness" or it .will not
continue to rise in beauty with its build-
ing and academic programs.
It takes the State and the Administra-
tion to provide for the building and cad-
emic program, but it takes us all to pro-
vide beauty for this campus. It is primari-
ly the student's task while he is- on this
campus, and the administration stands
by ready to help.
Thus, the reason for launching off on
the Rehabilitation and Improvement pro-
gram as announced on page one of to-
day's issue. This is your program and it
deserves your backing. But we can stand
here all days and state that over and over
again, but unless you realize the points
to the following stories, we can never
hope to raise the beauty along with the
The appearance of the campus has
oeen kept pretty chopped up for many
months by new construction and utility
installations, but to make things worse,
uncooperative students have done their
part to see that an already dim situation
was made worse.
This week, several sportsmen on camp-
us decided to brighten things up a bit by
burning four palm trees in the dormitory
area. The next morning, the trees and
nothing around them looked bright at all.
Students cutting the Plaza corners
hasn't helped the grass; the use of man-
sized nails to tack up political campaign
leaflets killed trees, and some artistic
geniuses decided on a more permanent
method of painting their political mes-
sage on the side of the library annex.'
There' is a distinct difference between
the construction work and the work done
by students. The construction has as, its
ultimate motive the improvement of this
The first efforts in this improvement
program are well underway as described
in this week's news. It's a big program
that will take months to complete but its
success will depend solely on the coopera-
tion of the students.
If we want a great University, we will
have it. but we must show we want
it. Join in the program today.
Great For Such
A Great Cause
Not many Universities and colleges in
the nation .can boast of such a neatly-
operated recreational program which our
own Florida Union conducts.
And only a few can speak about a
complete recreational part with a lake,
boat houses, swimming lockers and picnic
Yet the University of Florida's Camp
Wauburg, operated by the Florida Union,
is for the sole use of University personnel
and is one of the biggest asset to the stu-
The Alligator takes this opportunity to
commend the Florida Union Board of
Managers on the improved facilities at
Wauburg in the past 12 months, and al-
so agree with their proposal as stated in
a page one, article that the maintenance
of the camp must continue with the stand-
ards such a camp should maintain.
Since the camp first began, it has been
operated on funds from student fees, plus
a small appropriation from the state.
With nearly 45 per ,.cent of the entire
usage of the camp made by members of
the faculty and administrative staff, it is
entirely proper that they should have
their part in keeping Wauburg a place
for the University to put high on its rec-
ord. The small membership fee of one
dollar is not much, and we feel that co-
operation to this plan should be "great
for such a great cause."
As I See 'Em
Congrats to Marty Lubov on a
swell colyum last week. However,
someone has been giving him the
wrong information. I was not
bludgeoned to death with my type-
writer. It was a blackjack. And
it wasn't me. It was Morton C.
Freedman. Inside dope has it that
Freedman was silenced by mem-
bers of the "Jack Doherty For
President Club." Ah me, politics. :
For the first time in the history
of the Alligator, more desks,
chairs, typewriters, paper, stools,
pigeons, and what have you have
put in an appearance.
Pen has set up the office so that
now it looks like a newspaper of-
fice. The only thing that would
really make it a newspaper office
now is some newspaper men.
The desks are given to members
of the staff in order of their im-
portance. Pen's desk is across the
end of the room. So is T. S.'s, the
managing editor. Then comes some
of the better writers and staff re-
porters' desks. Marty Lubov has
the desk that's stuck off in the
smallest corner of the room. My
desk is under his. Harold Herman's
desk is in the first sewer as you
leave Florida Union. Poor Morty
Freedman ain't even got one. Mor-
ty 'said he didn't want one any-
how. He's mad, I think.
Bill Boyd, congealed sports edi-
tor, has his desk under the first
Florida football player on the left
side of the line.
You know, I don't think many
people know just what a fine
sports editor we 'have on this pa-
per. Have you ever seen a better
coverage of sports news? Have
you ever seen any better written
headlines? You have? So have I.
But not often.
But Bill works hard. He told me
so. You know, it's interesting to
know how Bill got started in
sports. In his high school days
he was mascot for the senior girls'
chess association. Not being con-
tented with bored. games, Bill
vowed that he would become ener-
getic in the field of sports. So,
when the GI Bill of Rights came
into being, Bill was the first male
to enter Vassar..
He kept his vow. He played sec-
ond string end on the girls' foot-
When Bill transferred to the
University of Florida, he decided
to be a sports writer. When all
the sports writers gathered at a
meeting to talk to Coach Wolf, the
coach smiled and greeted the men
one by one by saying, "Hello, writ-
er." When he met Bill he said,
Bill soon became sports editor
of the Florida Alligator. Of course,
everyone who came to work for
the Alligator at that time. became
Official Newspaper of lite University of Ilorida, in Gainesville, Florida
Published every Frida, ii.,rnin' 11 during the year and entered an
second class mall matter. ,..,.1,1. :-;. 1945. at the post office at Gaines-
ville. Florida, under the act of Congress of March 3, 1870.
Editor-in-Chief ..... ..................... Pen Gaines
Managing Editor ..................... Ted Shurtleff
Business Manager ..................... Ken Richards
Executive Editor,. Harold Heromant Associate Editors, Horty Freed-
mitnil. Jin nxi xle .TJac ti Br3ua : News Editor, Elgio WThite;. Copy Editors,
Duryee Van Vageaen, livin Burt; 'Features Editor, .1arty Lubov; Music
Editor. Gerald Clarkc: Offt'ie Mainlaer. Anne Brumnby; Sports Editor, Bill
Boyd; Assistant Sports Editor. Juilian, Clarkson.
John Boner. Grady llonen. Peg'gy Clayton, Bill Dunlap. Sandy Ger.,
Hap Hazard. till Heory. 'Uhoinas lrickks. Barton Jo hs. Sain Khrentznian,
Roger l ons'. Boh l, .is, Diit iaroin, ,n one Mayers. (eorge Myers. Jack
S hoeoiiak-er, UtigI'h Stwl, Lp "' %Veissenbiorn. iFrarn White. Spotty Verner,
Dell Uoyiess. Doyl, e itgersl. RIl Pepper. Dann -Marks. .Jim Caliip, David
Brayton, Robin l rotnt. Aunne IUrti' ty, lDevey lrutchins, Dale Everett,
wValler Apfellauno. jerry y So koloiN. .olt Browvder. ,
Sports: Ielinld Sliit-s. T'Iio 3ia, -Donaid, .Jonit Williford, Sanford
Schiller, Bill o1r. ('ln i-rle. El.*Grilv. lIly oMa ,o J.lack Ledoux. Typists:
Hol y Bramibr. Mtargairt -irsulhl. !ittl l(y
Singletnry, Pho.nlr p;ers; llnrold Arn-ts'- ronlg, Haonk IVeisenburger, Al-
vin Register and Carl Zart; lIeligionas Editor, Mel t'runkes.
Ed Grafton. Assistant Beulinres Munrage'rl Rudy 'Thornberry. Adver-
tisingI Manager. Ae-IAir; ill leoy. JIMCollection a Manager and Merchandis-
Ing MaInageri Robin [Iroai al-.,'hnag Ediftor; .lohni Cornell Circulation
Mnnaiger; Mel Frounk-es, .e''or
Bob AI'-nder. i, ol firt, Dick nlarinix, Ted AIhittner., Advertising;
SoUlleto'rs. iEverept lay goo01. Kenneth Meyers, Lamar Drake, Jinunie
Tresca, Merehlindising AisHitants.
By Elgin White Campus Opinions
an editor of some kind or another.
Bill looked like a sport, so I guess
that's why he got the job.
The Alligator is as proud of Bill
Boyd as the syndicates and the
Roosevelts are of Westbrook Peg-
If you have nothing to do some
day, come in and meet Bill Boyd.
If you ever find a better sports
editor than Bill Boyd, well, send
him to us, will ya?
It has been said that La Diet-
rich is old enuogh to be Ray Mil-
land's grandmaw. Well, if I had a
grandmaw that looked like La
Dietrich, I'd write a book on the
"Golden Earrings," playing at
the Florida Theatre right now, is
not a good picture, but it ain't
too bad. After all, anything that
comes out of Hollywood nowadays
isn't too good. The story is a lit-
tle far-fetched, but thert are some
comical 'scenes that will bring
some strained laughs. Murvyn
Vye, the songster from the hit
"Oklahoma," would be a swell
singer if he would learn how to
use his mouth. When he sings, he
looks like a fish grabbing for a
After seeing "Desire Me," you
won't be too disappointed with
Paramount's "Golden Earrings."
Ordinary Times ByH. G. (Buddy) Davis
"Other people can't make you
see with their eyes. At best they
can only encourage you to use
your own. ." Aldous Huxley.
It would be an unwholesome
move to increase the subsistence
allowance granted veterans under
the G. I. Bill of Rights. The ill ef-
fects would be imperceptible at
first-a slow and creeping par-
alysis that in later years would es-
tablish our generation as a sag-
ging dip on the scale of human
It is not the purpose of this
column to discuss the increased
cost-of-living, or even to emphas-
ize that the Bill was never intend-
ed to cover the complete cost of
education. But herein is a discus-
sion of frontiers and government
and the desire to do.
America had a frontier. It ex-
tended north to south and behind
it was the biggest question mark
man had seen since he wondering-
ly gazed westward across the
great Atlantic. And our early
Americans took ax and plow and
horse and rifle, and moved the
frontier westward-always west-
ward. And the frontier spirit in-
vaded our entire culture and
changed us from silk-stockinged
gentlemen into roughcut gems who
dared stare all men in the eye. The
white men who first encountered
the American wilderness were
Europeans; after they had con-
quered it, they were Americans.
And after the great land frontier
was no longer a vital force, Amer-
ica turned to new frontiers. Before
the people lay exploitation of
great land resources, victory in the
diplomatic field, success in the bus-
iness world. There were factories
to build, music to compose, philo-
sophical thought to develop, medi-
cine to improve. The fronteir had
changed from one of the land to
that of the mind. And in one sense
of the word, it was a capitalistic
form of survival of the fittest.
Until our time, the spirit of the
mental frontier flourished.
Now we have just completed a
war. And war is the expenditure
of money-money belonging to a
neuter called government. Also
war is planned by a small hier-
archy and completed by obedience
of the masses. Missing from the
performance of war is initative-
the willingness to gamble with
one's own resources. True, war
often brings out the best in the
character of men, but it is the best
in a heroic sense-it is a sacrifice
on the alter of nationalism.
War lacks the mental frontier
that is typical of American pro-
gress. Millions of Americans have
spent millions of aggregate years
in the performance of this war,
and each month the Treasury De-
partment held forth its offerings
in worldly goods. The American
soldier, in one sense of the word,
Under the G. I. Bell, this offer-
ing has continued for many of us.
And when we compile our personal
statistics, we find that from one
fifth to one fourth of our lives has
been under government subsidy.
The frontier that faces our older
Americans is still a vague un-
reality to us.
And if our complete educational
needs are filled, the mental fron-
tier will not exist for us-the fu-
ture leaders-until it hits with an
overwhelming impact. Our char-
acter will be weak, and our nation
Now, turning to another phase
of the discussion, we find that gov-
ernment has constantly been con-
sidered by men of liberty as a
necessary evil. Our forefathers
utilized the system of checks and
balances-a system that through
150 years has tempered mass rule
with the knowledge of authorities,
and the centralization of authority
has been controlled by the will of
an informed people. But undeni-
ably, in the past governments of
all types have tended toward cen-
And the few citizens who as-
sume the duties of protecting our
freedom in America warily eye the
government for encroachments.
These educators know .full well
that the form of government
makes no difference in man's li-
berty-for as one writer has said,
"Regardless of the government,
let me write the books and I shall
In effect, the G. I. Bill has sub-
sidized our schools. And by deny-
ing the facilities of one particular
university to government students,
it can greatly harm that universi-
ty in our system of competition.
From there it is only a step to dic-
tation of the standards and sub-
jects in all universities. When that
occurs, we have no freedom.
There is before us the challenge.
As far as practical, we must keep
government, even our republican
form, out of the educational sys-
tem. But even this is overshadow-
ed by the lack of the mental fron-
tier. For without awareness of the
frontier, our leaders will lose the
"desire to do" which has charac-
terized our citizens around the
And when we have lost our de-
sire to do, we have also lost our de-
alr to survive a nation,
0 Letters To The Editor
Library Fault Revealed
A serious crisis faces the U. of F. Will the Board of Control appro-
priate enough money to replace the sorry pencil sharpeners now found
in the library?
Inside sources have revealed that the reason the sharpeners won't
be replaced is because a member of the Board of Control,is an auto-
matic pencil king, and the replacement of pencil sharpeners in the li-
brary would ruin his business.
A contest is hereby started by the writer, which will be an essay
to be written on the following subject: Why the Library Should Have
Sharpeners That Sharpen. 1st prize would be: 1 used Hoover Button;
second prize: I used Latin Pony.
Simply enclose the essay, limit to 1 ream, with the "head" of the
respective Dean of your college.
The power of the press shall again be the knight on a white
Reviews nd StuffBy Gerald Clarke
Revew Vg AndMB u 55
Do we' have a symphony or-
chestra on the campus?
Perhaps so rehearsals are
scheduled every Monday we
must have one. There is one on
paper its charter says it is to
provide a program of cultural
and entertaining music.
Now, as to where that music is,
your guess is as good as mine.
One thing sure, ordinary Univer-
sity students haven't heard much
of it. Last year, just at the end of
the second semester the group got
together and ground out a concert
-a kind of formal gesture in the
direction of the student body.
Why the organization exists
should be plain enough. Music is
a fine thing for a University cam-
pus. Just practically speaking, an
orchestra is a requisite part of
traditional student body activi-
ties like the Glee Club, the Band,
the Florida Players, etc. it.
helps the University's reputation.
A non-performing group such as
the one we have now can do little
to fulfill any function.
Of course, the group is having
its troubles. Support of the or-
ganization, which was once en-
thusiastic, is at a low point. This
might have something to do with
aftermaths of the Nar, and, too,
it might have something to do
with the fact that the symphony
is not at all well known to the
student body. This in turn might
be due to the notable lack of per-
formances by group.
One of the main reasons the or-
chestra does not perform is prob-
ably its inadequacy. It would
seem for the time being, that a
full symphony is too much for the
University to maintain. Well -
have the big regulators thought
of scaling the group down. Per-
haps even this would be impos-
sible, but it does seem that there
ought to be enough capable play-
ers in the present symphony to
make up a competent chamber
There is a great chamber music
literature, which may be rather
unfamiliar, but which contains
some of the greatest music of
some of the greatest composers.
One thing is almost sure, an au-
dience would appreciate this great
music performed in a reasonable
manner, far more than the rather
mediocre symphonic selections we
heard performed last year. It's
just a thought, but it could bear
"But darling, why aren't you
wearing my fraternity pin?"
"All the fellows say it rips their
Did you hear about the girl who
went to a fancy ball in a suit of
No, what happened to her?
"Oh, doctor," said the young
lady, "will the scar show?"
"That, madam," said the doc-
tor, "is entirely up to you."
Webster says that taut means
tight. I guess the guys in col-
leges are taught a lot after all.
There's an African tribe of men
who beat the ground with sticks
as a sign of anger. Golfers, I take
M. E.-"I suppose you dance."
Date-"Oh, yes. I love to."
M. E.-"Great, that's better than
.Sweet Young Thing: "It's shame-
ful the way you start making
passes at me after a half dozen
Student: "What's shameful about
S. Y. T.: "Wasting five drinks."
The reason the average girl
would rather have beauty than
brains is because the average man
can see better than he can think.
Landlady (setting down a bowl
of soup): "It looks like rain,
Boarder (taking a whiff); "Yes
it does, but it smells a little like
The pretty young thing had
just returned from junior college.
Asked he? father, "Well, Jane, my
dear, you look in perfect health.
How much do you weigh?"
"Ninety seven, stripped for
gym," retorted the coy youth.
"I knew it would happen some-
time ." boomed the old man.
"But who in the hell is Jim?"
English Prof.: "Correct this sen-
tence, 'Girls is naturally better
looking than boys'."
English Stud: "Girls is artifi-
cially better looking than boys."
"Well, how was the burlesque
The young duckling must have
been terribly embarrassed when
he found out that his first pair of
trousers were down.
"Who made her drese?" asked
"I'm not sure," came the reply,
"but I imagine that it was the
A young girl was anxiously
looking over perfume labels in a
downtown store. Somewhat flus-
tered over the names like "My
Sin" and "Surrender," she step-
girl, "Don't you have any thing
for a beginner ?"
Son: "What's a co-ed?"
Dad: "A co-ed is something that
puts enjoyment into colleges and
takes education out."
For years and years the two
sexes have been racing for su-
premacy. Now they have settled
down to neck and neck.
Virginia had a little quart
Of cider red as steel
And everywhere she went 'twas
To see Virginia reel.
She: "Joe has false teeth."
He: "Did he tell you that?"
She: "No, it came out in the
Boy: "Don't mind my dancing.
I'm a'littIe stiff from bowling."
"Girl: "I don't care where you
Sedgewick: "Terribly sorry you
buried your wife yesterday."
Watleywood: "Had to dead
A fool is one who argues about
whether a woman has brains or
A wise man busies himself with
the things she has.
Bull Session By Odell Griffith
Perhaps it is not too much to might present 'to the Board of should get prompt and courteous
suggest that the administration Control. service. When he doesn't it shows
of our library be revamped to Another point to be mentioned a sag in administrative morale, a
afford better service to the stu- is the service rendered by a few lack of appreciation for one's job
dents and also to provide a check- of the student assistants employed and a totally unwarranted conde-
ing agency upon the important in the library. Recently we check- scension on the part of those al-
men, events, places and resources ed out a book and read and re- legedly working their way in part
of Florida. turned it. A few days later we re- through "college, as a good many
Recently we attempted to 'ind ceived a card saying the book was of us are doing.
information on a Floridian who overdue. That night we carried the There is no order of the day call-
has represented his county in the card to the downstairs desk and ing for a studtnt to be servile
State Legislature and who for told the student assistant that we when he asks for a particular,
more than six years has been a had returned the volume. The next book. If he needs help, he has a
representative to the Congress. week we received another notice perfect right to ask it of those
Searching high and low, the as- saying the book was overdue. This paid to render that help. And lt
sistant finally admitted that no time we talked to a girl assistant needn't act apologetic when he:
such information was available, who stated emphatically that we interrupts some assistant who is
As usual we were referred to the had not returned the volume. The reading a magazine or book; for
Florida library which was given book finally was found in the li- there is no provision in the sta-
to the University by the Yonge brary where it had been all the tutes of Florida regarding state
family of Pensacola. time. The assistant made no ges- aid to students emp?6yed only in
The University library officials ture to apologize for her error. reading.
apparently consider the Yonge rec- On another, occasion we waited This is no blanket indictment
ords all-embracing when, in fact, for ten minutes while the only of the library workers, for many
the Yonges have made a worthy student assistant in sight carried of them have proved very helpful
contribution of the past history on a guffawing conversation with and courteous. But there are a
of our state. But this particular another, apparently a frat brother. few mad sacks who are ruining
library is in no position through This is poor service without ex- the public reputation of the whole
lack of an adequate staff to keep planation. And the signs admon- if we are to judge from some of
up an inclusive clipping service on fishing the students to corridor si- the complaints we have heard air-
the events of the state or file bio- lence are of little use when a li- ed lately. Perhaps it is not asking
graphical sketches on the impor- brary employee breaks the rule. too much of the library adminis-
tant men of present-day Florida. Those working in the library are tration to suggest that the word
Something should be done about employed to serve the student pub- be passed to these sacks-and the
the dearth of information. Per- lic. Their function is no more than word is aid, not arrogance, by the
haps this is a problem that the that regardless of illusions any tax-paid toward the student pub-
University library administrators one of them may have. A student lie.
Early To Bed By Marty Lubov
From out of the blue comes rigor mortis,' trichinosis, virus at polls. Phil Schultz from Port-
the blood-shot voice of our re- dysentery, writer's cramp, and land, Oregon, wins was dark
conditioned, revamped atomic the Ukranian Crut, a rare disease., horse, people disgusted wrote him
sooth-seeing eye to flush us far, Says Winchell, "That's 0. K., as in. President postpones Thanks-
far into the future via 1948's long as he's got his health." giving Day indefinitely. Is finally
headlines ..... SEPTEMBER: 10,000 students forced to name Dec. 9. "What
JULY: Scientists find life on return to University of Florida have I got to be thankful for," he
Venus Venus refuses to take after summer vacation Alli- complains to dog. Dog refuses to
bath. Dark horse enters presi- gator resumes publication as comment. C-6 Department aban-
dential race out of Truth by daily 36 page tabloid : offices dons study of evolution. Was
Freedom has very loud voice in Seagle Building. Entire 30th outdated," states head of depart-
.. named Joe. New song D division lands in Greece ..... ment. "Forever Amber" substi-
sweeps country titled "I'm "merely a friendly gesture" states tuted. Not to be outdone, C-2 De-
in Love With You, Who's in Love State Department. "Our boys apartment discards study of theory
With Me" Petrillo refuses to need a good vacation. They've had of gravity. "It wasn't outdated."
let it be recorded claims too a long, hard war" says unidenti- says course chairman, "vce just
many grooves in discs. fied rumor close to the White wanted to get our heads in the
AUGUST: Adolf Hitler Alive! House. Truman refuses to corn- clouds. C-1 Department and
Was in hiding under Department ment. Professor Carleton hold firm.
of Justice Building worked as OCTOBER: Elections just DECEMBER: Frolics Hits
janitor; Finally found by FBI around corner Truman prom- Campus. again. This time
agent masquerading as an old ises frost on every pumpkin campus hits back. Bodies of worn-.
banana peel. Hitler shaves mus- Stassen calls for unlimited aid to en found all over. Florida to play
tache, is 'given job as advisor to Minnesota Dewey, vice-presi- in Orange Bowl, Jan. 1. Inflation
AMG in Germany. Says, "I learn- dential candidate just calls and worst since 1776. Dollar worth ex-
ed my lesson." Expected to be a calls and calls American actly 1.4 cents. Administration
great help, since he speaks lan- Army General staff arrives to ad- begins stabilizing prices by self-
guage fluently. Stalin reported to vise Greeks, brings 3 million men balance program. Dollar value
Be suffering from anemia, bubon- as assistant advisors, and one car- promptly rises to 2.3 cents. Thou-
'ic plague, cirrhosis of the liver, river pigeon for the birds. Fly- sands still unemployed, hundred.
dengue fever, epilepsy, fits and ing saucers seen again one without homes. Truman makes
starts, giggles, house-maid's knee, shot down is not a flying famous "keep smiling" speech.
impetigo, jaundice, leprosy, mea- saucer but a cruising tea-kettle. Also sends sad letter to Russia.
sales, neo-synephritis, outsize ears, NOVEMBER: Election lay very Year ends on dismal note.
pneumonia, quakings of the heart, early this year. Truman defeated So does this.
By Jingo By Johns
Thursday, January 8.
Exams loom closer each day. My
main difficulty this semester has
been homework. If it weren't for
attending daily classes and being
held responsible for classroom as-
signments, I could really enjoy
school I attended the special
convocation for Klein H. Graham.
It was obvious that the student
body merrily disappears whenever
it has the opportunity; be the oc-
casion a memorial service, a pep
rally, a debate program, or a con-
vocation. Graham put the other
speakers to shame with his warm,
human reply of appreciation. Not-
ably absent from the platform was
Friday, January 9
I add my congratulations to
Lubov's EARLY TO BED. His
1948 Prediction column is clever
work. Today I met Mr. and
Mrs. Barooah, a Hindu couple, who
have been studying in California.
They expect to be back in India by
March. Mrs. Barooah said that
Indian students have been reluct-
ant to attend schools in the South
because of the known color dis-
crimination. This has not been a
problem in Florida but both Hindu
and Mohammedan students in Ten-
nessee have worn turbans to avoid
explanation of their color. Mr.
Barooah told me that there is an
Indian student on this campus. I
would like to meet you.
Saturday, January 10.
I went meekly to see DAISY
KENYON for the second time. As
usual, Crawford came close to
death and distraction. The moral
of the picture seemed to be: If you
want to know a girl better; marry
her. Movie fans may not
know that GOOD NEWS, a musi-
cal that premiered at Radio City
Music Hall, was at the Florida
during the Christmas holidays.
June Allyson, Peter Lawford, and
Joan McCracken and their regrets.
Sunday, January 11.
An all-time guffaw was register-
ed by student wits at a newsreel
scene in which the First Daughter
of the Land was asked, "On your
concert tour, Miss Margaret, were
you bothered by the Secret Ser-
vice men?" .. GREEN DOL-
PHIN STREET brought crowds
at the State that lined clear down
to the Seagle building. Apparently
Lana Turner has as much or more
vou-know-what as Linda Darnell.
(I am speaking statistically, na-
By Barton Johns
turally, comparing the somewhat
shorter queue at the opening of
Monday, January 12.
Here that Leldon Martin, socked
performer in last year's present"
tion of THE HASTY HEART, has
opened in a play at St. Augustine.
For more info, ask Lew Fields,.
Clever promotion deal is the Ger-
man jet engine, a Juno-003, which
was placed in front of the Aiid
torium by the Mechanical En'
gineering Department. The display
brought quick publicity to Lt. Ccl
Gilchrist's talk on "Postwar M10
tary Aircraft." Champion-
ed by '47, NEWSWEEK, HARY"
ER'S, LOOK( and the University
grapevine, the book, SEXUAL BE
HAVIOR IN THE HIUM A-
MALE, has arrived at. the Florida
Book Shop. A bit of editors
showmanship advance blurb-
have stated that the study is If
value to parents, newly yiarried
couples, clergymen, doctors; to
any and all fact seekers. A'tuIih"
in the hands of many people, th'
book will prove more sensational
than beneficial. Don't let me 1:,"
.oou any longer. Mr. KalhnuA 1\,l"
be glad to handl* your order.
Because of an untimely fit of
headaches, Morton C. Freedran
my cohort, will not be able to
present "Paranoia" this week. jn
its place, we present the follow.-
ing poems which I am sure
everyone will enjoy.
You may call a woman a kitten
But you Must never call her a
You May call her a mouse, but you
milst never call her a rat
You may call her a chicken, but
you must not call her a hen
You mal call her a duck, but you
must not call her a goose
You May always call her a vision
but must never call her a sight!
"THE NEW LOOK"
"The things that cramps us
Guys on the campus
Is the girls' new clothes
Which don't expose.
Everywhere a guy looks, he
It's got to the point where
You don't see a joint there,
And most of the calves
Are chopped in halves -_
In fact, for a mere ankleful
We're truly thankleful."
If you smile at him, he thinks
If you don't flirt he thinks you're
If you let him kiss you he wishes
you were more reserved
If you don't he'll seek consola-
If you flatter him he thinks you re
If you don't he thinks you don'a
If you talk of love and romance
he thinks you're asking him to
If you're a good girl he wonders\
why you aren't human
If you return his caress, he doesn't
want you to;
If you let him make love to yo.u
he thinks you are cheap
If you don't he finds somebody.
If you go out with other fellow
he thinks you are fickle
If you don't he thinks no one wilt
Men God bless them, they don't
.know what they want.