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Thanksgiving Holiday Early Edition T ranscripts Will Show Only Only satisfactory work in seminars will be listed on New College graduates' transcripts tmder a policy approved by the faculty Thursday. Unsatisfactory perfonnances on required elements of the cuniculum, such as independent study projects, languages and major exams will be listed on the transcript tmtil sa tis act ory performance is achieved. Provision was also made to include a student's areas of profi-ciency both inside and outside his major fields. Areas of proficiency include any body of academic knowledge a faculty member knows a student has obtained. To gain proficiency in an area a student does not necessarily have to participate in seminars, but can gain proficiency by independent study outside the regular independent study periods and by other means. According to Dr. Robert Knox, secretary of the faculty, "In essence we have decided that in the tl!anscript only satisfactory work (in seminars) will be listed and no further grade." Seminars will be listed as satisfactory or they won 1t be listed, 11 Knox added. Knox said the transcript, as it is designed by the faculty, "can list tutorial relations. Any area in Proficiencies which a student has done work can be listed." N o degree of proficiency will be listedfor course work, seminars o r any other areas of proficiency. According to Dr Arthur Miller "The faculty has yet to h owthetranscript should list independent study projects, senior projects and the baccalaureate exam. Only tentative action has been taken on how to treat the qualify-ing exam and first year compre hensives, Miller said. Thursday's decision, which Knox said was "heavily debated" but "passed by a sizable maJority," culminates several months of discussion of the issue of evaluations and transcripts. The controversy arose out of a facultydecisionmadenear the end oflastyearto include some part of the tenn evaluations on students' records. Students Picket Social Science Test Student pickets Randy Marshall, 1., and Lee Crawfort protest the social sciences basic course first term exam in College Hall. Poll Shows Students Want Unlimited Hours Students answered 115-49 in a special opinion poll yesterday they would prefer not having intervisi.; tation hours restrictions in the student code. On the basis of the poll results, according to Student Executive Committee charm an Mike Cassell, there is a "distinct possibility" that the SEC will vote tonight to abolish hours. being given to make any move to abolish hours effective next week to allow the president, who is out of town, a chance to "say whatever he might want to say." Of the five members unaccounted for, two told The Catalyst last night they would vote against any such motion, one refused comment, al1d the other two could not be located. Oda said no motion to abolish hours will be made unless "we are certain it will pass. In the case of a tie vote o n such a motion, Cassell said, he would vote to remove the restrictions. A small group of first-year students protested the social sciences basic course term examination yesterday by pio keting and boycotting the test session in College Hall. Carrying a placard reading, "Any attemptto require tests is contrary to the ideals for which I came to College," Lee Crawfort, lea:ler of the protest, charged the course professors have done "everything to make (the term exam) required." A second picket, Randv Marshall. carried a sign reading, "Evaluations, Si! Term exam, no! Help make the New College experiment work." A number of other first-year students also refused to take the 50minute exam, but most took it. The protesting students charged profess or of history Dr. George Mayer had said he would recommend students who failed to take the exam or who did poorly on it be barred from continuing with the course. Mayer explained to The Catalyst, "The handbook requires evaluations, anditalsosays if students do not show reasonable progress it may be necessary to counsel him and warn his pare.nts of the situation. "In the event that a student did not perform well on the test, out of responsibility I would feel obliged to recommend to the Academic Council that he could probably employ his t i m e better passing the other two divisions and dropping out of this one. Such recommendations would first have to be passed by the social sciences faculty, then the Academe Council, and then pemaps the faculty as a whole. Dr. Peter Burl, chairman of the natural sciences and a member of the Academic Council, s::.id the controversy as he understands it is "importaa: as a question of college policy" and "the issue ought to be 11W e now have four definite votes for abolishing the hours, Cassell told the Catalyst last night, "and there is a sufficient number of (SEC members) undecided to make abolishment a distinct possibility. A simple majority of members present is necessary to a motion to change the intervisitation rule. Thanksgiving Dinner Lee Crawfort, Jerry Neugarten, Kenji Oda, ana Jon Shaughnessy have indicated they will vote to abolish hours if the question is brought up tonight, Cassell said. This represents a change of one vote from last week, when a motion to remove hours from the student code was defeated 3-S. Crawfort voted against the motion last week. Neugarten, who conducted the opinion poll, said consideration is Laundry Today Because of the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow. students may receive linen todav according to Planning Officer Ralph Styles. The laundry will be exchanged at the laundry room as usual. Styles urged students to exchange their linen as early as possible. Will Be Family Style Dinner tomorrow will be a traditional Thanksgiving meal served family style and will include a whole turl
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Page 2 Editorial No Justification The results of yesterday's poll of student opinion on the question "DO YOU WANT THE STUDENT CODE TO CON TAIN HOURLY RESTRICTIONS?" do not justify removal of inteiVisitation rules from student rules. There is a vast difference in not wanting rules and in wanting enforcement of those rules removed from the hands of students. When the consequences of a decision by the Student Ex ecutive Committee to remove inteiVisitation hours are considered, we believe the majority of students will maintain the opinion held by nearly all students last year: to retain intervisitation hours as part of the student-enforced rules. There are further questions of JUStification for removal of intetvisitation rules. How widespread is student opinion for REMOV AI.? This factor has not yet been measured. Secondly, how genuine is this student opinion? Does it really exist or has it been created by a minority of the SEC members? We. from the students at large for removal of mtervts1tat1on hours does not exist. We eer tainly have n.ot seen any signs of it. So far, the only stu dents express1Dg concern over the responsibility for intervisitation rules have all been on the SEC. We m.aintain it is the duty of our elected representatives to act 1D accord with student oninion--with the opinion of their Th.ey REPRESENT the opinion of the electorate 1D ?ebberatlons of the governing body. If the SEC votes tomght to remove intervisitation from the student code, then its members will not be acting in a manner consistent with the wishes of those who elected them. Letters Who Has Left Behind Whom? To the Editor: I would hope that where my col I e ague, Laszlo De me, and I are not in accord would be more a question of semantics than one of educational philosophy. As a membe% of the Admissions Stafflwouldliketo assure the facultythatoneofNewCollege1s most attractive a s s e t s for the world of second:uy education is that we profess to have an "outstanding teaching faculty. 11 (Taken from the inside cover of the 1967-1968 New College B u 11 e t in ) As a tutormember of the faculty I am particularly proud to identify myself with a group of scholars who regardless of professorial rank enjoy the opportunity to teach at all levels --i.e. that one can roll up his sleeves and grovel with first year students in the beautifully tedious quagmire of the 1 i b e r a 1 arts and with equal zest smooth the rough edges of third year student-scholars in their major fields. I would heartily agree with Prof. Deme that the aspiring scholar at the undergraduate level is probably not qualified to evaluate merito riousnature of a faculty member's peers in his profession. However, the scholar can accumulate all the pos-appelido alphabetical combinations in the world and not one of them qualifies him as a teacher. Therefore, I would submit that thestatementcited by Prof. Deme regarding s t u dent evaluations of f a c u 1 t y, given the parenthetical qualification of the same statement, is completely jmtifiable. The scholar cannot "scholar" anyone, but rather to transmit his wealth of knowledge and experience--which qualify him as a scholar--he must teach. Who, then, is better qualified to evaluate whom than the 11taught11 evaluating the "scholared" who teaches? The opporttmity for the seholar t o teach in higher education today is truly tmique--and thus so is New College. I hope one of the factors which attracts such an oUistand ing faculty here is this opportunity. I know it is one of the factors which attracts to New College the high calibre of studmt currently enrolled here. Respectfully concerned, Peter W. Odell The Problem of To the New College Community: For us (the students, faculty, and administrators of New College} to argue in a waythat is meaningful, we mmt realize the actual nature of "the of freedom"; it is one of degree andnot of principle. New College is foremost an educational institution--academically challenging (necessitating motivat i on and discipline} and socially very free. The reason for(each of us) going to a college, hopefully, is to learn, to fwther our education beyo.ad the high school graduate level. There are reasons for our coming to this particular college; I thinkwhat attracted almost every one of us to New College was the "freedom, 11 however vague, of the students here. There is a starting point for what will be said, which should be emphasized: a basic assumption thatNewCollege, like all colleges, has a purpose, atld that the primary aspect of thls purpose is to work with students (who are try in g to gain an education). Education, if it is 11fonnal11 (that is, one attends an institution as a student )is always, to some degree, a collaboration between student and teacher. New Co 11 e g e (and long before it had students) has held very strongly the value of this "worlting relation 11 and so a highdegree of collabod tion is aimed for. 11 Show me any collaboration!11 complains the bitter student, for getting that for a collaboration to exist there must be more than one fl.Dlctioning side. A few teachers have cut us short by asswning the worst and thus treating students like naughty children. I don 1t like the word, "machine, 11 either, --but that1 s what this (collaboration) is like; a "mechanism 11 which totally stops when either of its two working parts breaks down. The machine can function on a n urn be r of levels. At "worst, 11 it's merely a productive machine (when the working parts act out of discipline a 1 on e ). On the other hand, at "best" (and this is what New College could and should be), it's a creative, productive machine (when the parts act out of desire and discipline). This latter instance would mean, specifically two things; 1) that New College faculty members would have the desire to t e a c h and stimulate others (and learn), and also submit themselves tothe discipline of "knowing" and "presenting," in the most effective way possible, a certain body of ideas, theories, and facts, and 2) that New College students would "be receptive, 11 would want to learn (and express ideas of their own) while submitting themselves to the discipline of studying the material presented, and of attemptingtoexpress what they are learn ing through papers requested by teachers. Few of us remember that one of the most inportant of "the ideas was that it is definitely valuable for one to have a commando self-expression in the English language. They consequently foresaw frequent, compulsory writing assignments. lf New College were not meant to be an educational institution of high calibre, then a lot of our (students') complaints would be justified. Since New however, committed primarily to learning (first--academically, second--socially) then many of our The Catalyst November 25, 1966 ::1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111== Mixed Reaction to Soc Sci Test To the Editor. All slogans are simplistic. Yet the best ones make complexities clear by overstating a simple point. The placard carried by Lee Crawfort c arried a goodslogan. Let me carry on from there, by way of some history and speculation. Tests are not against the New College ideal. Not categorically, that is, and not always. The charter faculty, after all, included an tmusual academic position called "College Examiner, 11 and Dr. French is still charged with the large coordination of a testing program designed to discover the degree of success of the non-graded experiment These tests,_ however, were understood to be comprehe n sive tests. A comprehensive test covers the work of a year or more. It should allow a student to show his control of the kind of capabilities and ideas which constitute basic literacy in the three divisions of study. A comprehensive exam, we then said, should not be a delayed test of specific facts crammed into a term. That sort of short-range tes-Freedom complaints cannot be realistically justified since they are :i.J.Televant. I've often wished that New College was one place in the world where a person (notice; not "a student") could go and read whatever interested him, write poems, stories, novels, paint, sculpt, learn to speak a foreign language, work in a science laboratory, or play music whenever, however, and with whomever he or she wanted. The co 11 e g e was not set up with this kind of freedom in mind. If one thinks that "total freedom" is betterthan whatever he is getting here (college means some structure), or that full freedom is "the best thing" for him now, then (unless he1 s afraid of the draft and/ or does not care about being at New College for the r e as on ) he should leave school and 11 go do it. 11 The ultimate a1m otNew College education is to get the best out of ereative, people: if thisreallyis an individual student's personal aim too, then he probably has good chances of approaching that goal at this college, .. but if he finally decides t h at he could be and do more with his intelligence and creativity elsewhere, then he should go elsewhere. To such a person, one might suggest living near a good libr:uy or taking some correspondence courses. He would pro b a b 1 y intelTupt at this point and say that he did like the opportunities availableTere, such as some interesting courses, many seminars, good teachers, and people his own age with whom any kind of ideas can be expressed. It would seem then that he does partially accept the responsibility of educating him s e 1, he has some "ideals" (ends). That being the (Continued on page 3, column 1 ) ting is more effectively done at semester's end in conventional colleges. Effectiveness, however is not the point. Those who studied ortaught in term-test colleges should know that the test can often begin to 11ride11 .the course. are not guided by the direct mterests of teachers and students, but directed toward assessable material. The teacher begins to think less about his study group, more about how he can test it. Learnmgbecomesdrivennot internally, but externally. Although evilsofthe term-test remain m the comprehensive exam the "comps" seem preferable. At best they tend to echo in an extemai w a ytheyea r1sintemaldrift (hopefully) toward coherence. By a kind of Cl'eative word-magic, the tenn "evaluation" appeared. Evaluations, stripped of glamor are simply aNew College of the old term-tests. Evaluations however, were set up to escape coercive nature of tests. That is, they were in no absolute sense required of students, and they were in no sense at all a matter for permanent external record (transcript). The best evaluations are detailed paragraphs judging a student's. strengths and weaknesses, and all are i?ternal. At thls college, ac coNingly, the potential physicist may take a seminar in art and never fear for his grade-point average. To me, this seems a most valuable freedom. This :freedom comes from the fact that evaluations are checkpoints; they are not tenninal points. Now that a comparatively grade of th_e New College transcr1pt lS neanng completion, students can expect to .Eel some members ofthe faculty groping for forms of internal pressure. Some student slackers, of course, need some pressure. Yet may I submit that in a college inb dividuals, pressure IS est. In my seminars for example, students who don't write requested papers are requested not to reappear. This is coercion, yes, but it is me and not a system. The Division of Social Sciences recently felt its way toward a systematic pressure; some members they are recommending that mcompleteness or failure on the term evaluation should exclude a student from the next two terms of work. This, of cow:se, would likely mean failure on the later comprehensive exam. That in turn could mean failing out of college: It is a very slick system. If my observations of the history general philosophy, and present status of evaluations are at all correct, Social Sciences has proposed aradicalchange. Achange of this degree, I believe, should be debated thoroughly within the college before being annotmced as a fait accom-eli. -l he debate, obviously, has begun. (signed) Arthur M. Miller Humanities Division To the Editor: Tests should not be held as an A:J
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November 25, 1966 The Catalyst Goodman Criticizes American Culture Speaking to a capacity audience of more than 125 students and faculty members Friday, author and critic Paul Goodman criticized many aspects of modem United States culture. Goodman began the forum by reading many of his short poems to the group. He told them he had read the same poems to a similar audience at the University of South Florida in Tampa the day before. Both in h is poems and in his lengthy answers to questions put to him by the audience, Goodman indicated he opposes the war in Vietnam, automation, urbanizatio:q modem U.S. educational practices and a host of other popular areas of criticism. At the same time he touted the virtues of trees, grass, rosy-cheeked children and other "positive" elements of nature in a manner reminiscent of Thoreau and Whitman. Callingthe United States a giant "war machine, dependent for its economic growth on an aggressive war-makingpolicy, Goodman told Letters (Continued from page 2) case, why not accept the means to (academic necessities) to these ends. For those who are unsure a bout their ideals or goals it is even wiser to a c c e p t the present (and relatively pleasant) situation. Peo ple who really want freedom will accept "any amount available" and do all they can with it. If a student cannot experience his own freedom while in an environment with few restrictions, then he will most likely not experience ''being free' in an environment which lacks all restrictions P. S. A note to those of you who know that I have not been studying for awhile and am considering leaving New College, and so might be wondering about the honesty behind what's been said above: I've let my discipline s li d e and also finally figured out what commitments from me are n cess.ary here to make things meaningful. If I find that I will not be able to ac cEpt those commitments, I 'll leave. Sadly, too. (signed) Robert Dixon BOOKS make perfect GIFTS Books for ALL AGES can be found at THE CAMPUS BOOK SHOP the group "the way to end the war machine is for 10,000 of you to burn your draft cards. Although obviously against the U.S. war effort in Southeast Asia, Goodman told the 2roup the way to "end hostility is by confronta In reply to a question from the floor, he said he does not see the present war as such a confrontation. In a low, rapid voice with qualities similar to those found in Arnold Stang, Woody Allen and PhilFoster, Goodman sped through the poems, interspersing them with briefprayers, also of his own composition. He said, "When I want to say how it really is with me, I write a prayer." Frequently during the record-making three-hour talkathon, Goodman mentioned his desire to "say how it really is." After more than two hours of often hot questioning concerning his political position, Goodman abruptly altered both the tone and pace of the discussion by asking why no one had commented on his poems as expressions of a "suffering" poet. This remark elicited immedialle response ranging from opinions on the quality of the poems to the in-Goodman Auto Motor Scooter Liability & Colnsion Pay as you drive Jack Zickafoose Insurance Agency Bays h ore Gardens Shoppi ng Center 755-5349 LUNCHEOND INNER-COCKTAILS PHONE: 3 8 8-3987 ST. ARMAN D $ KEY JERRY GINNIS You1 Host C O CKTAILS AT 3 428 N o. Trail 355-3446 FINE DOMESTIC ECOPPER BA R 1570 N o L o ckwoo d R idge R d. 955-3446 IMPORTED LIQUORS For All Your Hardware Needs and appropriateness of the setting for such comment. Goodman said the students at USF also had not commented on his poems except in the political sense. He said the only difference between his audience at USF and his audience at New College was the higher level of articulateness here. The bushy-haired writer, who appeared in a rumpled blue shirt and without a tie, left the audience unconvinced of his status as a poet butsucceededin causing comment (which circulated around campus for several days) on the pwpose of his remarks and their implications. Pickets (Continued from page 1) However, French explained, the present college policy is that a student who receives "very few" positive evaluations would be called before the Academic Council, and "if it seems appropriate, a warning would be sent to his parents For people who don't show up for the social sciences exam, that's one potential positive evaluation missing." Students complained, however, that the exam was given in a "tra ditional way" with closed books, limited time and other prodedures. Buri, who did not say tht' testing methods used are inconsistent with New College's ideals, did admit they 1.re "certainly in variance with practices of the. past. Posey assured The Catalyst the nature of the exam was such that "it would have made no difference whether it was take-home or not, open or closed book." Mayer argued that while he favored take-home tests for most c 1 asses here, first-year students should be exposed as early as pos sible to the kind of test the comprehensive exams at the end of the year will be. MENU CHOICES Eat at College Hall SerJamation Mathias Plan Little Ange ls Appearan c e SEC chairman Mike Cassell, second from left, met yesterday with community leaders to discuss the ticket sales campaign fro the Jan. 15 performance of the Little Angels, a troupe of folk dancers from Korea. Meeting with Cassell are, 1. to r.: Joe R eno, executive director of the Steps Outlined For Leaving Students who are about to leave campus for the independent study p e r i o d and Christmas vacation should .take a number of steps to avoid possible confusion and difficulty. Bicycles and motorcycles can be stored in a barracks building fixed up specifically for that purpose. Cycle owners should make arrangements withAl Minter, head of the grounds crew. Students should leave their rooms "reasonably clean," according to Minter, and have as few things as possible on the floor. Planning Officer Ralph Styles said yesterday all rooms would be cleaned over the holidays, but that student belongings will not be disturbed. Storage space forsuitcases1 trunks, and valuables is available 1rom the college. Studentswhowish their mail forwarded must fill out special cards at the college mailroom. Complit !'lentary gift with your first tank of gas u.s. 41 Next N Tr.JI ._. United Fund of Manatee County; D. William Overton, chairman of the Sarasota United Appeal; and L. W. Horning, president of the Friends of New College. Proceeds from the performance will go the two charities Comical, colorful macaws at When cycling driving, or c r oss i n g a street ... remember, one second can cause traged y. THINK SAFETY FIRST! FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY HELPING BUILD FLORIDA

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Page4 The Catalyst November 25, 1966 on cam us with Laurie Pauls011 Negro Indifference Hurts Jazz The Warning "Where are you headed?" the man in the gas station asked, filling my miniscule gas tank under the seat with an exaggerated delicacy he apparently reserved for motorbikes that purred their inadequacy down the highway before him. "Boca Grande, 11 I answered, looking down the road, trying to see the miles of this late November afternoon, the day after Thanksgiving. He looked at me as if, cOIJSidering the vehicle, and myself, there was little else he could have expected. And, in fact, it was a strange place to be going, a tiny, quiet resort on the eDd of a sandbar, an almost forgotten town that mwt be sleeping now, to wake for a January of life in a year. But my roommate had spoken almost raptuously about the miles of deserted beach, the fine white sand, the quietness, and I had to go somewhere. I had to go somewhere becawe Thanksgiving and time had come over w like a sudden rain, and we ran for shelter. Ran to home, or NewYoxk, or Miami, or Chicago, ran without thinking, ran becawe there was nothing else to be done-it was a time for leaving. Tl:!.a night before, :people who had laad no idea fifteen minutes before that they had to go, that the campus aad trees and people were more than they co u 1 d stand, this cluttered evening climbed into cars and drove with others, 1500 miles on a whim. I saw a plane off myself that af then drifted a little, as you a 1 ways do when you realize you're suddenly in a new context, that the plane carried away part of you, and you were left to deal with the rest alone. On Thanksgiving I had dinner with my father, who had com e on bwiness. We almost talked, then I saw him off, too, and once again met myself, standing at an airport seeing a whiteness all there was left of the plane, de ring how it came to be swallowed in the sky. cheerful preoccupation, knowing 11 d given in to my dissatisfaction, so I hardly noticed when a man, somewhat past middle age, got up from a table to pay his bill. took a few steps, and groaning and clutching .. his chest, fell to tbe noor. The restaurant stayed paralyzed forno more than a secood. Waitresses rushed to his side, cwtomers dashed to the phone to call hospitals and ambulances, and there was nothing left for me to do, if there had ever been. I could only stand frozen at the edges of the scene, seeing small details--brands of cigarettes, and orange juice dispenser, candy bars lined on the counter, tryingnottohearthe man's labored breathing, see his face. But there was no one to give me my check, to take my money, so I could only stay and my welessness and cowardice terri.tied me. The ambulance c:.11ne. after :ig onized minutes, and I thought that, after years of wondering, J knew at last a cause for the horrid wail of its siren. It was a warning, a sign, just as the man's heart attack had been, and if I was shaken and empty as I walked to my bike, there was good reason. I had been told something, and should at least be happy with the knowledge. Starting up, and once again entering the road's battle, I knew something about all trips like minE; like the travelers' to Chicago and otherplaces, thattheywere an excape, a running away from that place where you know you should be, where you have to be. And andharmless enough, and even necessary andgood, butinsbme lonely town, in a bright, clean, sterile, deathlike place, entirely alone, the thing you are running toward may sud denly find you, and you'll be too far away from home for anyone to know your name, or care. And there will be only the sudden, un imaginable terror of the trip's end. A little later, I stood on the hard, diamond sand, and heard the ocean. Jazz mwic, it has been said time andtimeagain, isAmerica'smajor contribution to the mwic world. And jazz, it has been said often enough, springs from the heritage of the American Negro. And yet, when one studies the scene, the jazz mainstream depends on a white, middle-class audience for its support, moral as well as financial. The few jazz mwicians who have "made it"--Dave Brubeck, Stan Getz, Herbie Mann, Miles Davis --include a disproportionate number of whites in their ranks, and, with a few exceptions, play "safe" jazz, progressive but not too. Of course, the money is where the money is, buttheproblem here is deeper than one of the haves versw the have-nots. Negro trumpeter Freddie Hubbard noted in a Down Beat interview: "Colored people can't dig Charlie Pa xker; they're so bwy listening to cornball crap." This point was made embarrassingly clear at a special concert at Booker High School auditorium Tuesday. The Hakeem Bilal Quintet from Miami played an hour's program of swinging 1950'sjazzbefor.e asparse crowd. It was obviow from the way the audience ignored the musicians and talked among themselves a few choruses into "On a Clear Day" that someone had made a mistake. The bulk of the crowd was made up of kids, from high school on down. Several adults were present, but few of them seemed even mildly interested in what was going on on stage. The only time the crowd showed any signs of life was when Calico Clint, eitherthe most ridiculow or the humblest showman I've seen in quite a while, took the stage to pound on the bongos, make pseudoMrican cries, and make funny faces for the kids. Otherwise, the audience's applawe was sincere only once--after an extended and very interesting drum solo Sotheday after, the campus was virtually deserted, and it became mywhHn, aJldthe only way I could travel was on my silly motorbike., and sol stood by the side of the high way at a gas station watching the attendant delight himself by letting the gasoline overflow Jwt enough to cover the of-the tank, and trickle down the Sides, and look at me as if the carelessness was mine. GOLDEN HOST 80 Beautiful Rooms '50-Foot Pool Putting Green-Bahi Hut Cocktail Lounge 4675 N. Tamiami Trail 355-5141 There were still twenty miles to go. Ina town that seemed vaguely apologetic for its inconsequence, I stopped for a cup of coffee in a bright, clean restaurant by the road. Is.at atthe shiny counter and ate my p1 e and coffee with an almost Frank's Barber Shop 3<430 N. Tmimi Tril 355-1300. GOODWIN'S NORTH TRAIL ESSO Acro11 from the Angus Inn Smith Specialty Co. 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The audience, however, would havepreferredjamesBrown or Paul Butterfield. Attempts are being made by LeRoi Jones and co. to identify avant garde jazz with Black supremacy but with little grass-roots success: At the same time, Miles and 'Trane and the established but undoubtedly great Negro jazz musicians pour out PHONE: ROUTE 301 SARASOTA, their story, but not to those who could know best what they're talking about. Perhaps jazz has became too sophisticated. It's more than a beat to dance to, or a pretty melody to hum. A few more Ramsey Lewis's would not hurt--some people to bridge the gap between pop and jazz. "They'd better wake up," Freddie Hubbard said of Negroes, "be cause we created this thing NELLO-GLENWIT MEN'S WEAR DOWNTOWN SARASOTA 6' ,p

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