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Title: The Florida alligator
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: November 28, 1917
Publication Date: 1912-1973
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Vol. VI University of Florida, Gainesville, Wednesday, November 28, 1917 No. 10



Rush Were Discussed.The .


Inter-Society Debates and Ar- Sophomore class met in solemn Rat Caps and Class Football Dis-
rangements for InterCollegiate conclave last Friday eve. Two Fresh cussed-Bennett and Loomis

Schools Have Put Out Triangular Debates Dis- men were admitted as a committee, Elected Coach and Manager.At Parade and Address by-
the purpose of wjiich was to consultthe
Good Teams This Year and a cussed. Sophomores about the cap ques- Senator Duncan U. Fletcher

Fine Struggle is Predicted- tion. It seems as if the Rats are hav- Were Features of Day.
a meeting of the Freshman
First Time These Teams Have Last Friday afternoon, representatives ing a hard time getting better priceson class Friday night a large portion of
of four of the five literary so- their green domelets. The committee -
Met. the time was given over to the discus-
cieties on the campus met in the I reported that $1.35 was the best sion of rat caps. As a whole the fellows University Day at the Fair was a

faculty room to organize the Debat- I they had done so far, but further stat- were all in favor of wearing decided success, estimated by the

The Gators close 1917 football sea- ing Council. Mr. Benz representedthe ed that they might get- a very poor them, and were glad for a chance to smoothness of its operation and the

son with a game in Lexington, with John Marshall Debating Society, grade for 25c. Mr. Hurletaus said that do their bit toward establishing a attendance and enthusiasm shown by

the University of Kentucky. This is Mr. Stone the Agricultural Club, Mr. these were very unsatisfactory to the school tradition; but the main thing the town people, tho a prevailing high

the first time these two teams have Hitchcock the Farr Literary Society, previous Freshman class and that bet- worrying them was the cost. The com- wind made it a little unpleasant.The .

met, as a result all Florida and Ken- and Mr. Dalton the Benton Engineering ter ones would pay in the long run. mittee of three appointed at a meeting military parade was formed at

tucky football fans are looking for- Society. Mr. Walters of the Pea- Mr. Kerch val reported for the Sopho- some time.. ago reponea their results __- the court house square, headed by

ward to this contest with much in body Club could not be present.Dr. more committee, saying that he believed in getting quotations on the caps. the band and the University battalion
terest. a wool fabric would be cheaperand The home guards of Gainesville
Farr kindly assented to be It seems that owing to the prevailinghigh
Although handicapped the past satisfactory as the felt Hague and Micanopy following. The
: just as ,
present and officiate in the organi- cost of labor, materials etc., it
week by lack of men, Coach Buser's material, at any rate, he continued, line of the parade was from town to
zation. Mr. Stone was elected Presi- will be impossible to get the caps for
squad has been working hard with a the committee has decided to leave the Fair Grounds.At .
dent, and Mr. Hitchcock, Secretary.The less than $1.50. As the Jacksonvilletrip
spirit that spells downfall for the the question in the hands of the the Fair Grounds, after a few
Council then proceeded to a discussion Y. M. C. A. work and Red Cross
Kentucky eleven. Several new for- Freshmen long of selections by the band the parade
so as a green cap ,
: of the inter-society debates. have caused a heavy drain on finances,
mations have been added to the already the same pattern is decided upon. The was disbanded and all retired to the
These are to be held as usual duringthe and in view of the nearing of Christ-
large list, including regular and Freshman committee then retired. grand stand, which packed to its ca
second semester to contest for the mas when a spirit of good will floods
trick plays these last are expectedto Mr. Casler then spoke about his interview pacity.
loving-cup, which the faculty has of- the earth, it would be both fitting and
be a big stumbling block in the with Dr. Sommers, stating Senator Duncan U. Fletcher was
fered as a prize to that society which proper for the Sophomore class to
path of the enemy.It that the exact dates of the inter-class introduced by Col. Robt. W.Davis in a
shall for three consecutive years win produce the place where dollar
is true that the Gators have not I football games hadnot yet been decided few well chosen and generous words.
the inter-society debates. It will be rat caps can be secured, or else
had an exceptionally successful sea- upon, that the football para- Senator Fletcher began by payinga
remembered that during the past three condescend to allow the down
son, but all the men insist that the phernalia would be checked in very glowing tribute to Gainesville, the
years for which the contest has been trodden rats to wear the "twobit" -
time to pass judgment on this game, soon, and that then the Sophomoreswould Athens of Florida, with its splendid
going on, the lawyers won out the caps until the prices fall.
is not on present dope; but rather after be allowed to take out such ma- university for training of the State's
first two, but last year they lost to Many of the fellows are at the pres-
the last whistle is blown and the terial as they needed. Mr. Wilson manhood, and its unsurpassed public
the Teachers. There is strong evidenceto ent time unable to afford the more
ball declared dead. further commented that after Thanks- high school nestling in beautiful
the fact that their victory of this expensive caps, and unless this con-
Coach has been doctoring up all his giving he would have more time to grounds. He said that it was not con-
year is going to be warmly contestedfor cession is granted, it is very probable
cripples and the Gators will be able spend with the boys and that he hoped ceivable that the glory of this present
already an unusually large amountof that rat caps will be few and far
to start the game with none but minor many men would be out in earnest to civilization could pass away under
"pep" has been shown by severalof between on the campus until after
injuries, which will not be effective in the debating societies. uphold the excellent record of the pre- the war. the curse of a despotic militarismas

slowing down the men. Each man vious freshman class. The meetingwas did the glory of ancient Athens.
Last the Benton EngineeringSociety' Some_ .____ time_ was also given over to .
starting the game Thursday will have year then adjourned. The speaKer said mat the exhibits
football but due to the-few members
forfeited to the Agricultual d' ,. ,
instructions to fight to the finish, and of Alachua County were some of the
the election of a coach and a
Club account of de present,
hold nothing in reserve, for when he is on having no allotted the same amount; and if the very best. He showed, also the valueof
bators. The of the manager was put off until a meetingto
done up he will be substituted and possibility reoccurrence society happened to be poor in mem- the fair as an advertising medium,
be called Saturday afternoon.On .
of this orof the failure of
can have until next year to rest. bership the burden upon those few referring to the many'millions of dollars -

The present season has lacked much, any of the Societies to debate was members was exceedingly heavy. It spent by the corporations for

and Chas not been as successful as brought up before the Council. It was proposed that the amount which Saturday, Nov. .-The Fresh- publicity purposes, thus showing that

others in Florida's history; but Coach was pointed out that this should not each society should pay be in propor- man class met in the auditorium, and the fair was very profitable as the

Buser seems to be satisfied that he occur, inasmuch as the constitutionand tion to its membership. Each dele- demonstrated to themselves that whenit money and labor were as nothing in

has developed a team of fighters, and I by-laws of each society was obliged gate was instructed to refer this mat- comes to supplying the "pep" they comparison to the 'rich returns.
make for the fact that
men who stick to the finish.In to provision ter also to his society, and the Coun- have "what it takes," and in a weekor The Senator's speech then turned to

addition to the regular varsity they must abide by the rules which cil again urges that every man con- two they will be proving to the the world war, and the part this na-

squad practicing the last week there the Council may have made at any sider this problem and instruct his rest of the school how they can sup- tion must play in order that civiliza-

.' have been many extra men out each time. If any Society is to be repre- delegate. Any better plan of raisingthe ply this much-needed article around tion and freedom-dearly bought free-

.. day watching the regulars at work, sented on the Council it must act as money would be gladly ,welcome.The the old University.The dom-should not disappear from the

and gathering fine points to use in the Council directs. Forfeiture is not faculty has already guaranteedsome object of the meeting was face of the earth. He pictured the

the coming class games. only unsportsman-like and a sign of money, and it is up to the student Freshman football and after a rousing titanic struggle between autocracy and

The squad of twenty -men including weakness, but also forbidden by the body to turn out to the debate talk by the president, Pete Lightsey, I democracy and showed that the hopeof

Coach Buser and Bill Stone left Council. which will be held here between Tennessee they proceeded to business by elect- the world lay in the United States.

Monday on the 3:30 train for Jack- Another question which came up be- and South Carolina and thus ing H. C. Loomis, the star Varsity i The speaker was frequently interrupted -

sonville, where they caught the fore the Council in regard to inter- help swell the gate receipts. Florida quarter, coach of the team, and in a I by applause, especially marked

through sleeper to Kentucky. They society debates was the matter of the has already been put upon the'debating few, well chosen words he pledged his upon his reference to President Wilson -

get there a day in advance of the method of selecting the questions for map and we must keep her fidelity, and assured them that every and at the conclusion many hun-

game, and will have a chance to work debate. In the past considerable an- there. Freshman member of the Varsity dreds pressed forward to shake the

off that tired and lazy feeling before noyance and delay has been caused, would also be behind them in every Senator's hand and thank him for the

the game. and not a little hard feeling, because SONG OF THE RAT. way possible. W L. Bennett, the logi- address.To .

A large number of the student body there has been, sometimes, a wrangleas cal man for the place, was next chosen all appearances University Day

a and many town folks were present to to whose question should be accepted 0, what am I here for? as manager, and he too promisedhis was a red letter day at the fair, whichis

give Gators a rousing send-off, and always with a view to determine I'm only a rat; faithful service in all things. pronounced by every visitor to be

to assure the players that they were which side had the most advantage.It 0, what am I good for? Practice will begin right away, and as the best ever seen in Alachua Coun-

pulling for them to bring home the was suggested by Dr. Farr that a For just "this and that." practically every member of the class ty.

bacon on Turkey Day. good solution of the difficulty wouldbe The old men all rag me, who was not disabled in any way made

Besides Coach and Bill Stone those to have a professor of some outside Yet I serve them quite well, known his intentions to be out for tile FEW STUDENTS AT OXFORD.

making the trip were:' Dye, Connell, University send us the question he But I take it quite meekly, team, from the 100 odd class membersa

Swink, Wuthrich, Brannon, Clemons, thought most fair, and to have the For they always, 0, squad will be picked that doubtlesswill Is Almost Depleted by
Thomas, Hyman, Gunn, Loomis, Can- sides chosen by lot. The members of II. have no difficulty in upholding the War's Call to Youth.

ova, Wilkinson, Marshall, Ball, Fer- the Council were instructed to put 0, what did I come for? record of last year's Freshman by
nald Gunn Leifeste and Wells. this matter before their respective
Big "wiping up" with anything on the
To be always a rat? Oct. 18.-oxford Universityis
societies. The Council urges every Oxford,
to think about this seriously and 0, no. I grow famous, campus. very depleted in the matter of stu-
According to this advertisement in a man And p'raps join--a frat; After the meeting adjourned, the dents the Americans, both Rhodes'
voice his opinions in his society. ,
Connecticut country paper there is a I'll show all the fellows class lined up on each side of the
The dates of the inter-society debates scholars and others, having now goneto
cow in New England which is possessed and the opponents at each will There's something to me, walk, and in accordance with the time- join their country's call to arms.

of rare accomplishments: "WantedA Just watch me real closely, honored method, gave Mr. Loomis the few,
be announced later on. There are now only a very young
steady, respectable young man to The inter-collegiate debates were And then you will see. marks of their approval as he passed students under military'age, some neu-
I look after a garden and care for a rapidly through them. Mr. Bennett's in residence.
next discussed. We are to continuethe III. trals and Indians
cow who has a good voice and is accustomed reception was deferred until he shouldbe is
Museum largely
triangular debate with the Uni- Yes, maybe sometime, The Scientific
to sing in the choir.Flambeau. able to survive the loving
111 not be rat to the flying but the
versities of South Carolina and Ten- a given up corps
of his classmates. :Mr.
nessee as in the previous year. The And will be reckoned for more chemical laboratory is full of research

problem that faces us most seriously Than just "this and that;" Boohooly Roberts, a rat of exceedingly and war work while physiology and

Kaiser Wilhelm says he is ashamedof is that of finance. Whereas, the Tho they say I'm quite green dignified and reserved disposition, pathology are not neglected. The colleges -
the fact that Ferdinand of Rou- volunteered (1) as substitute for him. have been hard hit financially,
student does not pay any fee support- And work's not in my line, ..
mania is a Hohenzollern. Never mind, ing this activity as he does athletics, I'm up here: for business, Every member of the class is firm- but still keep open. :Merton is a nurses'

Kaiser, every flock must have its it has been customary in the past to And will. sure get what is mine. ly resolved to aid in carrying away home and Oriel partially a women's

white sheep.-Council Bluffs Non- assess the literary societies for part -By A. RAT. the school championship, and the up- college. Others are full of cadets
classmen will have to get down
pareil. per and airmen.
and depend upon a donation from the ,
University and the gate receipts for George Bailey to "Shorty" smokinga and dig to stand against them. There are the usual number of wo-

The British slogan is: "Carry On." the other part. This is a very unsatis- very short cigar stump. "Hey! men students, but a large proportionare

The German, "Carry Off.BrooklynEagle. factory method for obvious reasons. Shorty, your chew of tobacco is on Everything is being conserved nowadays engaged in some sort of war work.

In the past, each society has been fire." -except life.-Chicago News. -Ex.

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have been very liberal in contributingto JACKSONVILLE
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} Dr. Murphree announcedthat UNIVERSITY TYPEWRITER CO.ticebootawithachmacMaes, nv
There have been a number of suppositions recently type special key
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as to-'the*publication of the all University activities would be Washington, D. C. 2460 Ontario Road, Nw. out additional or charge.carriage with

Seminole college annual; this suspended on this day, in order that y

year;,there being some of the'opinion fitting observance might be made by ... .al-'-

that :such"'should be omitted in view the students. The object of this day were the Live Stock Round Up, the need for chemists which is confronting leV

of the fact that the loss 'of men in in its beginning was the thanksgiving CAMPUS NOTES County Agent's conference, and the the country at the present time. Mr F
and praise to God for his mercies
the .Jumor and Senior classes, upon Citrus Seminar Frank Edwards, a student, delivered
and since His"mercies 'eea
whom the bulk of the work and expense are still and carefully address
Director P. H. Rolfs attended the
ever will be felt, the object remains The Board of Control, at a recent an on
falls, is so large. However, subject of 'High "
important agricultural meeting in Explosives, which
unchanged. There are blessings which meeting, authorized Dr. A. A. Mur- A
with the and advice of the
cooperation Savannah, Ga., the first of last week, was then discussed by the members of
have come to every student duringthe phree, President of the University, to bit
faculty committee on college publi- the society. Mr. Paul
stopping off on his return from Wash- Willoughby
year for which thanks should be offer facilities at the University to the
cations the staff has to
begun figure given and it is appropriate that they national government for the estab- ington, D. C. One important featureof another student, then gave a talk on
with different firms this
engraving on should properly observe the day. lishment of signal station corps andit the meeting was a conference with recent events of interest to chem.*-p,
important phase of the work, and as ists.
is probable that the offer will be representatives of cut-over land own- lei
this contract and the
soon as printing
accepted, for the government officialsare ers. Another was the tick eradication
a contract are made, they will set about
said to be in fa- problems.H. Athenaeum Club.
I the work well enthusiastically D
to get planned before .
the Christmas holidays begin. Altho vor of the Gainesville location.Ag. At the meeting of the Athenaeum tsi

S. McLendon who attended the Club a very instructive
it cannot be
expected to get out as Progress
Club. Agricultural conference in Washington "Some Features of Race T
t book
large a as was published last
K. A. DANCE D. C., last week stopped in South was read by Professor Thoroughgood 1
i year, there is no reason why a very The Ag. Club at its Monday meeting

creditable book should not be published The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternitygave heard a paper read on food conserva- Carolina for a short visit with rela- A live discussion followed. eelF

I which will serve both as a good a most enjoyable dance Thursday tion and its importance to the farmer, tives before resuming his work in the

advertisement for the University and night in honor of their visiting Brother by J. G. Clemons; a discussion of the State. A. P. Spenser, assistant director Farr Literary Society. *g

sI; will also be a source of much pleasure Lieut O. S. Robles. single tax system as applied to farm of extension, who also attendedthe At its regular meeting on Monday,
Nov.. 19 the
I ,: to the students in future years, when Fess and Boots rendered the values, by Frank R. Edwards; and a Washington meeting, is now on Literary Society L

t they wish to look back and refresh sic and a "big time" mu- strong advisory talk by Major W. L. leave of absence in Canada, visiting was favored with a well prepared and rw
was enjoyed
I their memories Floyd Assistant Dean of the relatives. interesting debate on the question,jy.
a. of the many incidents all. Dr. and Mrs. Crow chaperoned. College, Resolved "That the .
< : University 0 t
which occur during a year at college. on the topic, "Why an Agricultural
Student should remain in College till Museum Notes. Florida Should be made co-education-l
KAPPA ALPHA DANCE Graduation." al." Mr. Madison gave a spirited tj
,i LIGHTS OUT Museum Article No. 12 was issued talk in favor of the affirmative while S J

Saturday night was livened ,by a Reports during the past week by the State the negative side of the question was (l
Now is the time for the eliminationof Dr. Murphree on Conventions Museum. It includes a list of acces-
dance given by the Kappa Alphas. The ably upheld by Mr. Earnest. The decision x>
waste in form. It is at Washington.Dr. sions numbering from 640 to 700. Mr.
every being crowd gathered at 9 o'clock and the of the judges was in favor of
practiced as regards waste of food, but spacious chapter hall was thrown opento Murphree, President of the Van Hyning's personal collection of the negative.

it would be inconsistent not to carryit the dancers. Fess and his ragtime University, returned Monday from at- shells (mollusca) of the world, whichis The Society then heard several five_ A

into other realms. Therefore, we orchestra instilled the "lively bunch" tendance upon conventions of Collegeand "not yet accessioned, is in processof minute talks. It was not intended ant trot

urge you to go easy on the electricity, with a world of pep and the dance University officers at Washington, installation. This collection con- for these to be extemporaneous bot-a

''t form the habit of turning out your lasted until midnight. The party was D. C., and on Wednesday morning at sists primarily of land and freshwater the speakers thought this was; the vet

I lights every time you leave your room, chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. Finley chapel gave the students some im- shells (gasteropoda) arranged in intention. Taking this fact into consideration *

t and let's have a stop to the present Cannon and Mrs "Doc" Walker. pressions of the visit. Special at- vials. Each vial represents a par- those
at the
present D'leet(1
way of having practically all the lights tention was given to the need of stu- ticular locality, so that the geographic i
ing were well satisfied with th
burning during the supper hour and dents finishing their course of study distribution of shells is brought out
many other times when the rooms are FLAG RUSH AND TUG-O- before entering army service. The by the exhibit. The collection from ty of speaking which the Society has tr

unoccupied. WAR. new federal aid for vocational edu- Iowa is particularly complete. The to offer this year. (1 l

cation was discussed, and the wis- museum's main collection of shells is The programs are always live and-1 t

Tb those students who were at the Rules and Regulations. dom of Florida's method of concentrating strong in specimens found in Florida, interesting.of Arts Any and member of the College
Sciences is eligible
University last all each energies under one the Philippines and Japan, and num- j
for .membership and is urged to become -
Board was found to be bers thousand ( .1
the Alachua County Fair, which FLAG-RUSH. very great. many specimens. The
was celebrated last Thursday, pre- 1. All Freshmen who have ever had An effort is being continued to secure museum has now over thirty different a member. Visitors are always $Ievelcame. '
sented a pleasing contrast to the eventof the opportunity to be in a funds for experimental work in species of Florida reptiles, represented -

1916. The parade was strictly mili- FLAG-RUSH at the University of engineering problems.The by nearly 600 specimens. A ship- .B
Florida shall be barred from ment of exhibition Peabody Notes. |fall 1
tary, there being no floats represent- en- jars to hold these
ing the various organizations on the tering the SophomoreFreshmanrush annual Alachua County Fair specimens has just been received, and On Monday evening, Nov. 19, Pea-,

campus as were so successfully ar- on Saturday, December 8th, was in progress last week, with many the collection will soon be on exhibi- body Club devoted the whole time to'14f.)

ranged last year, but to make amends 1917, between Thomas and Buck- visitors from the County. and other tion. A new filing case for the museum a debate on, "Resolved that Congress 4.$

t for this the University Band and bat- man Halls at 2 o'clock. sections. The University this year catalogue, just installed, now Should Lay an Embargo on Commerce :
talion were given the leading place in 2. All Sophomores shall be eligible. prepared a special exhibit of its contains 10,288 cards, cataloging that to all Neutral Nations. 1

the parade, being followed by the 3. Any strategy resorted to by either: work, and housed the same in a large many specimens. This number is justa The affirmative was represented bIJ
class to the rush will be al- tent at the Fair grounds. This included Messrs. S. 'V. Cason and O. L. DUD :
t $ Rome Guards of this city and the oth prior fraction of the specimens now in the -

er towns of this county. lowed. exhibits of farm crops, insect building, a rough, estimate of the total ranee; the negative by Messrs. H. Ci

t The battalion did its bit well, and 4. Tennis shoes or equally soft ones pests, samples of work done by stu- number now possessed by the Johnson and Wm. E. S. Dickerson.

showed its appreciation of the honor shall be worn. dents in engineering, exhibits of boys museum being about 75,000. Altho both the affirmative and

done the University by the Fair officials 5. No foot-ball clothes whatever will corn club, and pens of Shorthorn and negative made an extremely strong- !

when they set apart one day forthe be allowed. Jersey cattle and four breeds of Mr. G. K. Armes, of the State Roads fight and an interesting discussion,the

6. No holding, slugging swine. Numerous charts and diagrams judges rendered a unanimous decision ,
students, and secured the attendance Department, has just returned from a .:
be allowed in the rush. show the educational work of the in- for the affirmative. :
of Senator Duncan U. Fletcher, trip to Birmingham, where he wentto
who addressed them in a very patriotic 7. The bottom part of the flag shall stitution, especially the College of Ag- arrange for the shipment of brickto The program committee was reorganized -} 1

manner on the causes of the Amer be 12 feet from the ground. riculture, Experiment Station, and be used in road construction in the with Mr. H. R. DeSilva aI',"'

+ ican entry into the world war, and the 8. The rush shall be in two parts Extension Division. central part of the state. The difficulty chairman. {i'":_

that America would and a rest. of brick
reasons emerge moving owing to the
from the smoke of battlevictorious.The 1st part 8 min. rest 3 min. Improvement is being made in the congested railroad conditions was in A NEW HAND.

University students and facul 2nd part 4 min. Total 15 min. Law School by building a bookcase in creased by the necessity of findingnew

ty appreciate such honors and courtesies TUG-O-WAR. Professor Crandall's recitation room, inspectors to replace those who Friend-I don't see how you cae

as the managers of the Fair 1. The teams shall consist of FIVE for use in the brief-making courses. have gone to work for the govern cook and play the piano at the same

have shown them in the past. men from each class. Each teamis This is to relieve the strain on the ment. time. How do you know when things -.
are done?
selected by its own class. general law library. -
The Red and Black of the Bride-Oh, when, I smell soow
2. The rope shall be 20 ft. between Flint Chemical Society.At .
of Georgia mentions the fact that the two forward men of each team. Station and Extension Notes. the last thing burning-Banner.!
meeting of the Flint
the number of Freshmen failing in 3. The dead-line shall be one of the The monthly agricultural conference Chemical Society, the students' so
studies the first month at this institution diagonal paths across the at the
Experiment Station
campus. was ciety, the embryo chemists of th His DadYell.JonnyTeacher.
is unusually large. So far a Sour When one team pulls the other given over to a discussion of the several State, showed that they
knowledge goes this condition is completely across the were says that we'here *
path the meetings held at the Universitythis "doing their bit"
general for it prevails at the Univesity spending to help others.
rtugowar shall be pronoun fall with a view to making themof their own time in endeavoring
of Florida to Dad-Of course we
an extent unsurpassed won. are.
greater interest and benefit to the to train themselves
in former outside of Johnny-Well, what are the otlM
years. 4. No bracing will be allowed. farmers next These
year. meetings the class-room to supply the great ers here

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I to Dr.Washington Benton returned where he from went to a confer trip- Let every Rat know by heart the list of these advertisers

III PERSONAL with the War Department.A. .

ITEMS J. Peacock, assistant principal in TONIGHT AND EVERY NIGHT

the Gainesville High School, and a

I [W. H. Whitaker visited friends at former student of the University,will High Class Motion Pictures
gue, Sunday. be married in the near future to Miss
I Ruth Philips, of Williston daughterof

[Bud Bevill has left the University Shelton Philips, State Rural School

I take up government work at Fort Inspector. Theater
t yers. Lyric
"Sam" Samson, student dairymanat
:! the University Dairy, left Sunday,
. [Prof. Willoughby and a few of the
vanced students in the Ag. College the 25th, for Tampa, where he will Your Patronage Invited

jll go to Ocala to judge the liveIk visit his relatives before proceedingto
at the Marion County Fair. Charleston, S. C., to join the navy.

, Wilson has Norris Levis,just back from a.hunt-
organized a
] Chi basket ball team, which is ing trip than, reports ever.the quail more numerous United Shoe Store .
a series of games along the
Coast. The games scheduled
80with Jacksonville, St. Augustine, W. O. Hathcock and a number of .
.: felatka, Daytona and New Smyrna. other Plant City men, are making ar- >. : Two Well Known .Brands
ose who will play are Colee, Coxe, rangements to go home Thanksgiving '

,rislip, Ogilvie, Dicfcerson: and and stay over Sunday. Crossett EducatorUniversity

Wuthrich sustained his reputationas
Avenue next to Busy Bazaar
a wrestler by throwing "ChampionJoe"
[J. W. Scofield has registered in the

Dean Harry Trusler, of the law college -

: Yancy, Lightsey, Hathcock, Perci- was a member of the reception When you want Hardware BAIRD has itReach's
tl and Lofton Brown took committee which welcomed SenatorD.
: a trip to
Football Goods Wright & Ditson Tennis Rackets
evils Millhopper, a la pedibus. U. Fletcher to Gainesville Thurs- and Athletic Goods, Eastman
day, when he opened University Dayat Kodaks and Supplies, Reach's Baseball Goods, Louisville Slugger Bats all latest

|F. W. Townsend spent the last the Fair by giving an address to models, Remington; U. M. C. and Winchester Ammunition, Remington and Automatic
l beek-end at home. the students and citizens assembled Pump Guns. Remember we carry as complete a stock as money can buy.

there to hear him.
, IA. P. Marshall was favored with a

,. -.Bt sit Thursday.from his father, E. R. Marshall, COLLEGE MEN AND BAIRD HARDWARE CO.


f ?. A. Merrin visited his son, Frank
rrin, last week. (From the Patriotic News Service of the Na-
tional Committee of Patriotic Societies
Southern Bldg., Washington. D. C.)

)r. Chapman of Columbia College By DANIEL C. ROPER,
1 ited the University last week. Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
Gainesville Furniture Co
T- .. .
he Home Guard patrolled the Fair J
. College men can perform a practical -b.. it..
unds, during last Thursday, toep
4 the boys from rushing the shows. patriotic service in connection with Full Line Victrolas and Records .
?easter and Thrasher made theirar the War Tax Law. If the Government -
is to obtain the full amount of
weekly perigrimation. revenue authorized by Congress it is COME IN AND HEAR NEW RECORDS

'' Lost, strayed or stolen, one snare essential that every taxpayer shall
i If found, return to F. N. Hoi know how to compute the amount of GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
,! taxes he must pay and the time, place,
o -- and method provided for its payment.

-1. {(Prof. Rast in Ag. Eng.) Why is The new Income Tax Law will reach
1 I that .disks on a harrow should not more than 7,000,000 persons who have l
i larger than 16 inches? never before paid a Federal Income There is only one kind of Glasses for YOUR vision and
s |(Canova) Because they would be Tax. Every unmarried person who that is the
- high to go thru the gate. had a net income in 1917 of more than
$1,000 and every married person ABSOLUTELY CORRECTWe
whose net income was more than $2,-
large number of University stu-
! its found employment at the Fair 000 is required by law to make a return grind all lenses used in our prescription work. No delay.
to the Collector
of Internal Reve-
: rounds last week some for financia.
for his District.
nue He must not
: sons, and others for pleasure or f
truction. wait for the Collector to call on him or F
I send him a notice. He must volun-
tarily apply to the Collector for the
. [(Prof. in Agron). How can fall-
. Income Tax Form. If college men will
grain be protected from the win-
; -'t\m
familiarize themselves with the War
; cold?
Revenue Act and point out to their
[(Bright student). By sowing them
parents and others with whom they
! [the spring. RELIABLE I
. come in contact what the law requires .
them to do they will be rendering a
its look out. The flag-rush
.a week from Saturday. Read the The purpose of the War Tax is H .Y SEE: D: ,.,
( les this
in the Gator week. identical with that of the Liberty L ,

Loan. Its patriotic appeal is even -
i Herman :Mann left Friday night tot stronger, for instead of an investmentit
. 't. lit with his parents Jin Lake City. calls for a contribution. The bond SEMINOLE I SEED co. ,

buyer loans-the taxpayer gives,-
I, 'Rat" McKee is taking the rest of
to the of
cause Liberty. The splen- Gainesville, Florida
, t week off at home in Plant City. did success of the Liberty Loan was

o achieved through the effort
-- -
. I. in the U of patriotic leaders everywhere

l i Chickamauga in the dissemination of information When 1 dine, I always dine at MOLNAR S for Molnar knows
- rk shook hands with his friend
1 and the fostering of patriotic senti-
' ; ?dnesday morning. "Liza" Roble ment. Just how things should be cooked. .
J s our star center last year andJjSimpion
As forward in this
,, wrestler. lie enlisted at'I war struggle press, sustained by the hope of If :you've been prejudiced against restaurants because the food didn't taste just right,
call of the with the
a victorious peace we must bear in TRY
other Florida who have
i men mind that only by meeting in the full-
4 e in Uncle Sam's service. est degree our individual responsibilities -
; as citizens can we insure ourselves ROOM
game between Short 'Vilson'sm against the unthinkable consequencesof
, and the G. H. S. was called off defeat. The War Tax Law _
pfat an obligation which no loyal Amer-
, Carson and "Ike" Jarrell are ican will seek to evade. College men '
nning to spend Thanksgiving wit!
can serve their country by giving ex-
!!tit' folks in Kissimmee. They will pression to this thought at every opportunity. -
l return until the first of next; .
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; '. M. Palmer expects to leave EVER HEAR THIS? Alachua County Abstract CO. 4

rsday for Tallahassee to spend An Irishman got out of his car for !

.nksgiving with his people.e refreshments at a railway station, but

the bell rang and the train left be- B. R. COLSON President .
position of foreman of the fore he had finished his repast. ,

riment Station farm, held by L "Hould on!" cried Pat, as he ran
Nieland has been given to G. C like a madman after the train "Hould .

rholtzer, a former student of thversity. e on, ye murderin' ould stame inginyeVe < -
. Nieland was called for got a passenger on board that's

vice to his country some time ago. left behind!"Flambeau. Every student Is requested and urged to patronize the above advertisers t




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