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Title: The Florida alligator
Alternate title: Summer school news
University of Florida summer gator
Summer gator
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Orange and blue daily bulletin
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Physical Description: v. : ; 32-59 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: the students of the University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: December 12, 1917
Publication Date: 1912-1973
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 24, 1912)-v. 65, no. 74 (Jan. 31, 1973).
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Vol. VI University of Florida, Gainesville, Wednesday, December 12, 1917 No. 12




with the usual hymns and prayer.

LETTERS MUST DEPART Bill Stone then introduced the speaker TEND SHORT COURSE

Weight of Rats' Triangle Proves Mr. J, M. Johnson. Mr. Johnson Bailey and Smith Provide a Long

Too Much For Sophs Fresh was formerly secretary of the Y. Needed Entertainment for

Meeting Thursday Night in men Pulled Over the Line Af M.[ C. A. at Lake Charles, La., and also Gainesville Negroes. Were Tendered Banquet in University -

Chapel Many Spirited ter More Than 25 Minutes of missionary to Arizona.Mr. Commons by the Four

: Johnson said that he had
Speeches-Freshmen Favor Hard Work. ceas- Many and varied ways of earning Local Banks. Expressed Satisfaction
ed to look in the great throngs for
money are employed by college stu-
This Action.
and Appreciation
The crowds
the most good great are
ents;;-from, coaching to waiting on
The flag rush and tug-o-war be- not so apt to be permanently im- Work Done, and Courtesies
table, but it remained for George
Thursday night at a meeting of the tween the Freshmen and the Sophomores pressed. Quiet gatherings gave greater Bailey, Senior A. B., and Dan P. Shown Them.Of .

entire, student body, the main issue Saturday afternoon was an results, according to Mr. Johnson's Smith, to originate the plan of becoming -
even break the Freshmen winning the The theme of his talk
was what action should be taken in ; experience. moving picture magnates. E
Flag-rush and Soph taking the tug- "Life is of the 2,000 boys enrolled in the
regard to the wearing of prep and was only a day Opportunity. These two young men becoming

high school letters on the campus. o-war. ." He emphasized the importance I greatly impressed with the lack of entertainment com and pig clubs of the State, one

Three speakers: Wilkinson, Stone Saturday, on the campus, was a day of getting hold of the circumstancesin for negroes in this city, hundred and twelve members, prize-

and Mahon talked in behalf of the old of excitement and more "pep" was displayed the scriptures. He pictured the opportunity began seeking a means of remedying winners, representing 34 counties, attended -

men, and in favor of the doing away than on any other day of its lost by Jerusalem when itdid this sad condition-and incidentallyfor the Boys' Short Course in Agriculture -
with and letters kind. The "rats" tho predominatingin not accept Jesus.
high school on
prep providing a little extra spending
the campus. Each in his own particular number had to hustle to keep up To make a success, according to Mr. money for the Christmas holidays. To at the University of Florida

style made clear that Florida "F" with the Sophs, who were especially Johnson, one has to take advantage of this end they forme4 a partnershipand this week. The attendance was a

was given by the school to certain men active. each little opportunity as it I!: present- purchased a moving picture machine half larger than that of last year.

as a token of the regard these men The "rats" were a little hasty in I ed. If Watt hadn't made use of his which they installed in a rented The boys, who were the guests of the

were held in by the rest of the school.In clearing[ the Mess Hall due to the beltsof opportunities previous to his inventionof hall conveniently situated for the pur- University and the people of Gainesville -

most it shown the Sophomores. Soon after, at the steam the were well entertained.
cases, was these let- engine, steaming pose. Next they employed two dusky

ters were gained only after gruelling, the gymnasium the Juniors administered kettle would never have suggested anything helpers to assist in the management, Every day was given to instructionin

contests on the gridiron, or the endur- the identification marks on the to him. Likewise with Isaac and finally opened the doors to the Agriculture and discussions of its

tests the track rats with soot and red paint. Newton.and the others. It is The work be- !
ance on the diamond only by colored population of the city. many problems. day's

and the cross country runs, by the The thirty-eight Sophomores clustered adding each opportunity that one Deprived so long of the entertain- gan at 8 o'clock every morning and

fortunate owner' of an "F." ; in circles around the greasy amounts to anything. He used the ment so popular among their white closed at 4 o'clock in the afternoon,

It was made clear that the wearingof tree, with its flag, their treasure, 'so simile of a diamond weighing Dne neighbors, and hungry for a glimpse of giving time before supper for an hour

a letter not gained'by equally hard coveted by the "rats." Those thirty- arat being worth $100-$125 and one the wonderful "movin' pitchurs," the of recreation on the athletic field un-

work, in as equally good a school was eight Sophs stood, as at the execu- nine carats being worth $12000. The darkies flocked in excited hordes to der the direction of Coach Buser. A

really an infringement upon the tioner's block, grimly and silently, open door of opportunity ours if we the Bailey Smit "theatre." They did supper given to the boys, Friday evening -.

rights of the owner of an "F" and arms-Io ked awaiting their doom. only take advantage of it. The best the; same the hen night, and, as in the Commons by the four local

for his protection the student body The Freshmen broke out on the educated men in the State may come Bailey says, the crowd grows larger banks ended the short course pro-

field with a shout, yelling as ninety-i to us and if close and with I awarded and
i should prevent such infringement. Es- we our eyes stop every show. gram. State prizes were

pecially to be abhorred by the student nine throats can. The "rats" moved our ears, of what value is their knowledge all the boys received a diploma or certificate -

body were letters of the time color around until they were facing the to us? be wonderful what God does for us if of honor and merit.

and shape of the "F." In such cases flag. Then forming a triangle with One chord of music may be beautiful we so strive. The boys were outspoken in their

the of the lesser letter the Loomis at the attacking vertex, they but it is only by the addition of
owner gets And there is punishment for us if satisfaction. "The trip to the Uni-

same credit and glory as does the slowly worked, their triangle against others that the greatest music is com- we fail to use the one talent. Our opportunities versity and this course is worth the
genuine letter man. circles of the Sophs. posed. One color may be beautiful will be taken away if we year's work without the profit I made

- In defense of the wearing of high A few seconds ,after the triangle but soon becomes :monotonous unless fail to use them. There is surely a from my corn," said one young visitor,

school and prep letters by Freshmen, had both inscribed and circumscribed others are added to it to make the punishment for lost ?opportunities. and he voiced the sentiments of sever-

Loomis contested that he was in accord the circle, Miami "Gunn" attemptedto great masterpieces of art. God does :Mr. Johnson said that hell may not be al lads near him. "Yes," added another,

with the movement and he was get above the crowd, but the Sophs not give us one opportunity, but many.If the place that it is supposed to be, but "It makes a feller feel like he is somebody -

sure that other Freshmen were of the were within reach and they pulled him they are grasped by us one by one he didn't know, as he had never been to come here and find all of the I
down.[ Then Axelson the 6 ft. 4 in.
same spirit, and it was due to ignorance we become multiplied men. We be- there and wasn't going. But he is professors interested in him.

and not a desire to antagonizethe JcKeawan" Thomas, Leifeste from and the come of value to the world as we use sure that hell is a separation from God Some of the boys expressed a de-
"rat struggled upward
older student body that the letter our opportunities.The and those who have lived right. sire to return as students_ result to j
maddened crowd and hovering over
wearing had been committed.At Indians of New Mexico thinkit The need of our Government at be t expected when, a live boy, with
them for a minute or so, giving time
this stage in the meeting the resolution wonderful when they can get a little present is not only that we support the enough ambition to complete a year's i
for the "rats" to move the Sophs he
which follows at the end of loosed corn to grow with their crude agricultural flag but that we be true to manhoodand work as a club member under the j

this article, was passed.No suddenly himself and sprang ; methods. In the Texas Panhandle the principles of right and standas guidance of the county agent beginsto
upward, winning the flag-rush for the
physical pressure will be used to two men were plowing sixty examples. realize he has made only a begin-

effect its enforcement, but that all : freshmen. The Freshmen were very acres of land a day with a tractor and After a, hymn Mr. Manning asked ning in agriculture. "Boys like these
systematic in their attack, but their
powerful deciding factor in politicsand gang ploy. All the Navajos combined for about twenty men to meet the are,the greatest undeveloped asset of
number was their greatest asset, with-
law today will be brought to bear, could not cultivate this amount of land trains; and escort the corn club boys, the State today," declared one of the i
out which there would have been much
to-wit: public policy or public opinion. in a day with their methods. It is be- He got them. several county agents who had come to
doubt as to the results.
For the past several years it has The tug-o-war was the next event. I cause the white man has grasped the Prof. Buchholz, whom all were gladto help take care of the boys. "Many of

been the custom to pass and enforce of opportunities as they have come and see present, made a :few remarks as them have raised more corn on an
this same sort of a resolution, this and The Freshman team Hartmanand ; added them. God intends for us to to the attendance and then gave an appreciation acre of ground than their fathers i
other customs that are in vogue from Connell, Lightsey, take one step at a time. We have to of :Mr. Johnson's talk. He raised on five acres, and many of these
Wurthrich. The Soph team was I
year to year are gradually becoming live to win heaven. God has promiseda said that the truths were to the point boys have pure-bred pigs the fathers of
composed of five of their men; Young'Heine" ,
college tradition, and as such should hundred-fold reward if we make use and that our lives-would be made richer the club members would be glad to I

have the hearty support of each student Ball. of our opportunities. Mr. Johnsonwas deeper and broader if we would own. These boys of today are to beth
The "rats" got a start on the Sophs
in the University. The degree the giving out circulars and askingmen put them into practice.As State's successful farmers of to-
at the beginning and they pulled
of importance to which college tradition to come to a religious meeting. to the attendance, Prof. Buch- morrow. They are young and ambi-
Sophs at least three feet over,
runs can only be imagined and their One man that he persuaded to come in holz, wants us to each be a committee tious and their successes thus far are

not expressed, for it is one of those then the Sophs held to braces holding was ragged and cold, and he had no of one to bring more men. If we aU serving to stimulate these Corn and
and stuck there twenty minutes, -
intangible things like college spirit, shoes worth speaking of and no placeto put our shoulders to the wheel and Pig Club Boys to greater effort. The
the "rats" to what they had. Every
that are fundamental to the develop- spend the night. Mr. Johnson pro- pull together we can accomplish our State will reap the benefit of their
attempt by the Freshmen to sway the
ment of the true helpful university. cured him a lodging and a secondhandpair end. He considers this the most important enthusiasm.Y. .
line was stopped by systematic pull- of shoes. Fifteen later when
The following resolution was drawnup years society on the campus becauseif
by Mahon and passed by the student ing of the Sophs. "Hiene" Ball did Mr. Johnson was in St. Louis, this the men become interested in the
great work for his team, as did M. C. A. SUCCESSFULIN
bodv_ to take effect at on e: man, whom Mr. Johnson had forgotten word of God they will do their duty in

j! Whereas: many of the students of Wurthrich of the opposing side. wrote to him, saying that he had the other societies. CAMPAIGN FOR FUNDS
After such strenuous pulling of
charge of a rescue mission and ever
the University of Florida have been Adjournment after prayer.
twenty minutes the "rats" began to since that night when Mr. Johnson
I letters their sweaters
wearing on
resenting merit in football and other weaken and lose rope. The Sophssaw helped him, he had devoted his life to CONTORTIONIST PUZZLES .I J Jacksonville, Fla.,
their chance and began swayingthe DRAFT EXAMINERS II I Nov. 27, 1917.
branches of athletics awarded by various -
! line, and slowly but surely the"rats" re-'and I Dear Editor:
t high schools and preparatory the deadline Florida has made a magnificent response -
! schools from this state and other were dragged over God is intending that we be manlymen Mansfield, O.-Draft board examin-
giving the tug-o-war to Sophs."Bun" to the patriotic appeal for
states, andWhereas \ and not bring; reproach upon ourfathers' ing physicians were puzzled when
I for the funds for soldier boys' welfare as
Young as anchor our
: in our belief, this is an and mothers' name. If we Stephen T. Dalton of Shelby came up
Sophs 'great asset to his team. provided under the auspices of the
was a
- injustice to the men of the U. of F. make use of our opportunities, God for examination."His .
The "rats' had the weight on the Young Men's Christian Association.We .
will haa place for We not is dislocated said one
who have given much time and effortto us. may hip ,
would like to write each contributor -
the pullingand
the earning of the University of be able to do the big things, but per- doctor.
but it is and we ask
the impossible
Florida "F" and a belittling of the excellent bracing won tug-o- haps God has, in His great scheme of "No, his hips are all right; but his ,
that print this expression of our
."Caning which it signifies and con war for the Sophomores. things, planned for us to do the little left shoulder is oat of joint," insisted you
for the part which
ess. Therefore things. Let us make, use of the one the second examiner.The appreciation your
; community has had in this great
Bi it resolved by the students of the "Have you three orchestra seats in talent and not bury It. This life is third found an elbow in bad

I n>trsity of Florida in a regular call- the fifth row, center, for tonight" but the A. B. C. of the great life beyond condition, but the hip and shoulderwere cause.

cd 1 meeting on Dec. 7th, 1917, that, a ked the young man at the theater and it is only insofar as we have all right. In behalf of the National War Work
"" ourselves that take Dalton is contortionist who at Council we thank all who have given
c\ ery; man matriculating in this unirsity box office prepared we can a ,
\ shall hereafter refrain frojwA "Yes, air," promptly returned the advantage of our opportunities. will can throw bones out of joint anappear both time aad money, and but for the

We receive the'joy of Lord badly crippled. willing sacrifice of so many the cam-
\ 'earing on his sweater while on the ticket seller. i can our
I d m't wan't them here well hereafterThe After puzzling the physicians for a paign would not have succeeded.
i'mpus of Ute University an 7 high ,."WeIl, I sues' as as great

-t-hool or preparatory scfioal letter returned the other.. "The. ,show 'can' joy: of saving humanity can never be time Dalton threw himself back into Very truly,

not of equal rank'td that 'df the University be any- goO< ."':"" Loulsvflle CoUrier-. expressed in words. Let us live for shape and was passed as physical, O. E. MAPLE

of Fonda. ..:. Journal. the advancement of.others, and it will] .qualified -for-- -service.-- ----.-E3C.--- State Secretary.

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Tilt flORIDA AlliGATOR twenty years, will come many future

students of the University. For when HOTEL SEMINOLE

the time comes for them to make a de-
G. R. BAILEY.......Editor in ChIef
cision as to their institution of higher JACKSONVILLE
W. P. JERNIGAN...Managing Editor
learning they will not forget the
DEWEY DYE.....AssL Editor
impression made when visiting us and FLORIDA'S
B. F. Editor
we will expect them all to choose this I
J. W. DALTON.....Athletic Editor 1
of Florida's Jacksonville IIeadquarters '
University for their advanced work in I University I

Business Department Agriculture, Engineering or any of the

; W. L. MAHON,_._._. .........Manager departments, as it will be to their in- Rates from $1.50 up i
; I F. M. DE V.A1-. ..Assistant :Manager terest to attend the State University. J. B. POUND President CHAS. G. DAY, Manager S. RUSSELL PETERS, Asst. Mgr. I
I D. V. ROUSE......Circulation Mgr. I
I Entered as second-class matter, 'l

September 28, 1912, at the postoffice There has been a great deal of talk NOTESThe FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR 1 1J I .,

i at Gainesville, Fla, under the Act of and considerable acting in reference CAMPUS

! March 3d, 1879. to the green caps for the Freshmen, C1

i but it all seems too slow in materiali- The Florida Alligator is an enterprise belonging to the student body 8114 i

Place all communications and news zing. It seems a small matter and Agricultural Club. accordingly feels itself under obligation to report its financial condition ta J

items in boxes designated for that I: one which could be effected with little The Agricultural Club, at its last its owners as every enterprise does which is managed in a business 17 i,

purpose in Peabody and Language. trouble in a short time, but for some meeting :Monday night heard a paper '

Halls. reason there has been an unnecessary by J. L. Hardin on Rural Conditions way.There follows herewith a statement of the assets and liabilities of the) ;

i t Rate-The Florida Alligator, $1.00. delay, and we hope that steps will be in Denmark. Members conducted a venture, ascertained at date, June 15, 1917; and the statement of the income its

I taken by those in charge to have the very interesting debate on the ques- and expenses for the period from June 16, 1916 to June 15, 1917. Both ofJ bIo l
Freshmen with tion whether agricultural college
provide themselves an these statements have been audited by the faculty committee on Student
1 this article at once. for already about should continue in session for twelve 1ti
I Publications.
I[ EDITORIAL I three months of the school year has months of the year, instead of nine I
Last year's operations show a loss of nearly $50.00 as compared with .
passed. months. The decision of the judges .
profit of about $150.00 the preceding ,year. This unfavorable difference i fa 1

'! was for the negative. due principally to two causes: .(1) an increased cost of issuing the Alligator 1
due to an increase in its size for a part of the year and (2), a decreased income -

I respons.e Peabody Club. from advertising due to the generally unfavorable financial condition at
f In to the recent announce- half.past five they dig us out, At the meeting of the Club last high cost of -I
consequent upon abnormally everything.
When the weather makes
ment that after Dec. 15th no drafted you weep, Monday evening, W. H. Reeves, with 1

} men will be allowed to volunteer for For you hear the bloody bugle spout, his usual skill, gave a reading replete "mb1""

And the mud is ankle deep. .... ... "- j
service, there have been a large num- with the quaint humor of pioneer ji.s.y: .. >:::'

ber of University students leaving to The frost is on your blankets, school days. Financial Statement of the Florida Alligator.I If tic
enter the branch of The air so cold it cracks.
service which they The Dixie Highway was discussed in

prefer. Some have applied for the The fog is thick enough to halt you detail by M. S. Hayes who emphasized ASSETS AND LIABILITIES. <

Third Officers' Training Camp, others in your tracks, both the commercial value of the June 15, 1917. 1'1,1p
But the bugle keeps ablow n' .
have into the :;
Navy project and the
! gone per- great pleasure to be ':--
the For the bugler's got the wind, Assets. Finree JJpreeediJlr
I I haps largest number have enlisted derived from such a source.

in the Quartermaster's Corps and And we splash out in the darkness, year tot
Feelin' like we're r m
i are stationed at Camp Johnston, Jack- skinned. Experiment Station, Extension Cash $ 35.08 $ 54.':

sonville, temporarily These men will With our clothes just hangin' on us, Division.Dr. Plant and Office Fixtures:

. k be keenly missed as are all who have And our hands all blue with cold N. A. Back, entomologist in Cost, up to June 15, 1916 (partly estimated)_$640.80

I left their college work to perform that We 'curse to beat the devil- Additions during the past year 11.58
charge of of insects af- '
I investigations
But do
we just what we're told.
greater service which tho it
comes to '
fecting stored products, to the Bu-
We do double
them is squat and single,
now, only detained a short
Back and forward reau of Entomology, U. S. D. A., was 652.38
while before it will reach those of bending too, Less
us Then in conference with Director P. H. depreciation, estimated 270.00
do the
we windmill
who when we'drather
are We an
younger. are
Rolfs Mo
to do our part, and all of us will do guzzle stew. ,.. day.. Dr. Back arrangedwltn .' ---- --
i ( ttte .t.xperime; Station and the )4o '372.38 $466.80
I our part. We are fortunate in being Bills receivable
Mess is just what cookie makes it.He's Extension Division to carry on demon- 66.90 136.1D)
it able to pursue our studies this winter
stration work in the control of insects -
R and in a good one when he tries,
so comfortably
Total Assets
affecting products in A $474.36 $657.38.1
But when he this coffee storage. .
and well provided for and we feel that ,
i in doing this that is I He had cinders in his eyes. special entomologist will be assigned It
continuing our to co-operate in that work. Liabilities.
studies, that we are doing the All your grub is on one shovel, } "
proper To on demonstration work Note, secured by chattel E
carry mortgage
l \, thing. The reasons for this being true dog-cakes, milk, and beans, $ 6420183.60
looking toward the...control of sweet- Bills payable .
And the dripping from the 109.59 34.10_
f are: First, that it is the of shake-up.-
request .. _.._
potato root 'weevilS'and other truck Surplus -, ., -
simply dribbles -- 300.57439.68
j those who are working out the great on your j ans. r <
insects, C. H. Pop lce has been as- ,
E plan of winning this conflict second -
there are only a certain number; of, We'll have to drill like mad today, signed to the Florida College of Ag- Total $474.36 $657 '
riculture by the Bureau of Entomology
We must wheel and do
men who can be cared for, trained and our ,
U. S. D. A.
j equipped at the same time and it is And when noon mess comes to save
P. A.
Yoder specialist in
best to get them from the occupations us. INCOME AND EXPENSES
Our feet'll be like tions of sugar cane for syrup making, 1
which do not tend to make them June 15 1916
to June
mere 15; 1917.
I efficient; third the demand for educa- But we'll run like wild however, to the Bureau of Plant Industry, U. S. ." ,
D. A., was here Wednesday in reference
And we'll -
: ted men as leaders is well known and grab our greasy tins, I Income. Ffpres.tf
the reward And we'll rush and shove' and to sugar cane raising in Florida.Dr. precediDc
very evident when look furcompariieL
you :rear
A. Houchin, formerly of Wil-
scrambleWe '
down the list of officers. Therefore Profit from Summer School t
Alligator of 1916
won't mington, Del., has been assigned by
care for heads shins. 1
feel or
we are right when we (partly estimated)
the Bureau of Animal Industry to Dr. $123.96
state that those who are conscientiously From subscriptions
Afternoon A. H. Logan's staff in Fla. Dr. Hou- i
same as morning,
preparing their studies are undoubt- By cash received
chin is the third I $253.25
to be
I edly doing all that can be expected of Only we are worse for wear, Add for bill rec'eivable'Univ.. of Fla.)'
But added to the staff which has in hand 66.90
our and
steps wheels and !
ahem facings
those who have already gone .
Make our old lieutenant the work of controlling swine diseases. .
have and ever will be honored and swear. 20.15
Doctors L. N. Peterson and H. P. $3 $320.15 $311.50'
praised by us, those who are here and
So drill Walker have been in the State for a
are not conscientiously performing we along thru morning, From advertisements '

their work are not doing their duty Till retreat at half.past five, month. 522.35 672.9

and Then we sit in draughty barracks Director and :Mrs. P. H. Rolfs were --,1 f
should either leave school or de- Total operating income
Trying hard to look alive in Jacksonville Friday and served on $966.46 984.45 ;
termine to do better. Each man is his The operating expenses (shown below) were = .
Or perhaps we see a movie, the reception committee for Miss Mar- 929.07 802.33
own judge and can know more accu- -
Or seek the dancing floor garet Woodrow Wilson.c. -
rately than any other person under This shows an operating profit of
which class he comes. Judge your own But the movie films are rotten, K. McQuarrie, State Agent, was From this deduct: 37.39 182.1'
We've them in Tallahassee Thursday to speak be-
seen before.
and i
case act make
accordingly: no Depreciation of equipment
estimated at
And the and fore the annual conference of
cars talk and people negro
statements as to your fellow's, only 15% for the
In this farmers at their State School.W. year 96.00 1
j do what you can to assist him if he mangy one-horse town, Less additions to the plant
t need it. Give us big-town guys convulsions, T.' Nettles of Clay County, C. D. 11.58

Till the tears start dropping down. Gunn, of Bradford County, and H.'W.

r Blacklock of Marion County, all coun- 84.42 84.42 28.70j

h OUR FARMER BOYS. Smokes and eats are scarce as hen ty agents, were at the University a -t1o

-- teeth, part of last week to help with instructing Giving -. Joss profit'
net loss'for the -
We call them ours because they are And we have no stoves or heat the agricultural club boys. year 47.03 153.42

{ a part of the University, even tho they And the stalls that we are housed in, Miss E. C. Shaw, secretary to the -

a are with us for only a few days during Wen for pig.sties can't be beat. Experiment Station, returned to her Cost of Expenses. -

the year. They are members of duties Thursday morning after a issuing Alligator:

'} the Boys' Com and Pig Clubs,and once So my friend, if you are "comfy," month.s vacation sPent in Boston, New By Add cash for spent for wages, stock, postage, etc. 788.00 '

each year they meet together for the And your feet are always warm, York and other Northern cities. bills payable, June 15,1917..._._ 109.59

purpose of benefiting themselves by And you have your little auto,

the facilities here at University and And your little house and farm, COLLEGE OF LAW NOTES. Cost of getting business $897.59 $897.59 $725.63

in order that they may be a formal Or if you're simply cozy, Additions to (traveling expenses, ete.). 7.90 18.40,
organization. This is the third plant and fixtures .
year And your job, it pleases you, The Practice 11.58
Court of the University Space in "Florida 58.30-j
in the existence of this work of the And Seminole" ;Vi
you have
your good warm shower, of Law School has begun in 12.00
boys in connection with
University And your little pot of brew, nest. All of the Common Law actions Total

Extension work; such rapid progress Go enjoy these while they Jet you, must be tried by the last of the semes- operating expenses $929.07 $802.33oy rnW

has been made and such success reGet ...
some pleasure while
you can, ter. The of '
purpose these trials is
suited that it has to ae.fendant.s
been linemen
proved that the For in
some day they'll come and get give the law students practical wires. erecting VERDICT TO COME.
cause is a good one. The fact that the expe- The jury returned a verdict for
you rience, and that object is
number of attendants has increased being realized. the defendant. etc1
And you'll be an army man. Caller-So the
The cashier is absent
from twelve the first year to more than case of Marks against the Tam- Will
a hundred this is conclusive On Thursday night the case of pa & Jacksonville Railroad he be very long r tH2J.
year evidence
The was called
band has been compelled to Sheind against the Postal Office BOY-That the !
Telegraph for depends
that the trial on s:
promoters are on Friday
d men change quarters account of the afternoon to jury
on Sig- Company was tried. The plaintiff sir.Banner.One .
deserve much credit for this advance nal Corps men, who will have their represented by Mr. D. was determine whether the defendant com-
ment and it is fully expected that the classroom in Carter and air.f pany was liable for injuries to the I II'
the former quarters o Moore while the defendant Company plaintiff report has it that the Ka' II
number will continue .to enlarge in thesame the resulting from the
band in negligent
the Engineering Building: was represented by Mr. C. L. Alford "will rush to the front to cheer the'soldiers"
management of
proportion.Of one of the
The Faculty room is the future abode and Mr. M. H.Jones. The action was trains. defendant's U he waits a little Jo
these boys, who range in age of our noise Judgment was for the plain- he
contraption. for will II
damages for injuries to shade trees tiff. not have to rush so far.-AI

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ITEMSIr. (;From the Patriotic News Service of'the Na- TONIGHT AND EVERY NIGHT
tional Committee of Patriotic Societies.
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.Harold Ford is back on the cam- High Class Motion Pictures
again, after an absence of sev-
Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
vreeks.ilr. .

[. 0. L. Durrance left for Jacksone The National Committee of Patriotic Lyric Theater

last week to join some branch of Societies addressed an inquiry a

ernment service. short while ago to Commissioner

Daniel C. Roper of the Department of Your Patronage InvitedShoe
'. W. Fletcher left Saturday to fall
Internal[ Revenue to the
_ line and do his bit for the coun- as how provisions

of the Act of Octobe, 3, 1917,

affected the various student activitiesin I i
II. ;
: R. DeSilva has been forced to our American colleges. Commis-

*iign- on account of his health, and sioner Roper had the following state- United StoreTwo

j home to recover from his illness of ment especially prepared for publica-

jl month ago. He returned to take up tion in the college press.

.. work, but found that he was notMe has
Inquiry been received relativeto Well Known Brands
to stay.Ihe the application of the provisionsof .

the Act of October 3, 1917, impos- Crossett Educator
collections the Students ,
tax admissions
ing upon to college
hfendship War Fund are coming athletic, theatrical and other enter-

J jt 1g fine, and indications are, that tainments. The Act exempts from such University ,Avenue next to Busy Bazaar
iTpledges will be paid up on time. ItU tax "admissions all the proceeds of

i be appreciated, if anyone willlend which inure exclusively to the benefitof

his subscription to B. F. Whit- religious, educational or charitable
jijir, Jr., and thus save the Y. M. C. A. institutions societies
or organiza-
When you want Hardware BAIRD has it
fMbinet members many steps and muchline. tions." .

All checks should be made payiIe As was remarked in a recent state- Reach's Football Goods, Wright & Ditson Tennis Rackets and Athletic Goods, East-
to the local treasurer, named Kodaks and Reach's Baseball Goods Louisville Bats all latest
ment relating to the same provisionsof man Supplies, Slugger
;ve. law, the word "educational" as models, Remington, U. M. C. and Winchester Ammunition, Remington and Automatic

used in such connection has been givena Pump Guns. Remember we carry as complete a stock as money can buy.
1:. C. Johnson went to Jacksonville
rather broad construction by the
M&" week, intending to join some courts. It has been held to include WHOLESALE AND RETAIL--
of the U. S. service. However,
lid physical and moral as well as purely
not quite measure up to the reIrements intellectual training; and if a college BAIRD HARDWARE: co.
and consequently, return-
itself managed the theatrical and
-Si to his studies in a few days.The 7
other entertainments and received the

proceeds arising therefrom, there
( fellows are beginning to leave would of course be no doubt that the
join either army or navy, and as theiar
exemption applied. However, it is
progresses, more and more will understood that generally speaking
riSbably go. We all hate to see them such
entertainments are managed not Gainesville Furniture Co
g>!but realizing that it is necessary by the college authorities, but by stu- ,
.d the greatest good for our country, dent organizations which control the

Sjwould{iversity not of have Florida it otherwise.has sent more The expenditure of the proceeds. Any Full! Line Victrolas! and RecordsCOME
claim to exemption, therefore, must
ion her full quota, and long ago, but
71 be based upon the contention that the
I still answer the country's call. student prganizations are themselves IN AND HEAR NEW RECORDS

educational institutions or that the en-
[joe Swanson, who has been very ill
tertainments which they manage are GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
attack of is slow-
m an pneumonia
educational. It is doubtless true that

i I ecovering.* college sports tend to arouse interestin
-- --
: physical development and that college -
SGabby" Knowles;1st Lieut. of the theatrical and similar entertain-

t llery. was in Gainesville looking ments have some educational influ- There is only one kind of Glasses.for YOUR vision and
old times.
ence, but the same might be said of
that is the
professional base ball games, for in-
L. Y. Dyrenforth, who has recently
and theatrical
stance, professional
,Em without the use of his eyes, is
! performances, and of coUrse there
i JW in Gainesville with his.eyesight was no intent to exempt the latter or grind all lenses used in our prescription work. No delay. 0

improved. the promoters thereof. After all, the

Ih principal function of college sports
::1 H. Long (Possum) returned Sat- and other college entertainmentswould C. H. COLES a SON -
from a visit to his home at
- seem to be, as in the case of JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS'RELIABLE
Fla., only to announce his in- professional sports and other profes- _
of leaving :Monday for Ocala
t sional entertainments, to furnish rec-
.i I1YO way to join the navy. reation; and there appears to be no

more substantial ground for exemp-
: O. Otto, who went to Jacksonville tion in one case than in the other.It .
two weeks ago to have his I
is accordingly held that the tax .
operated on, returned the first \
j applies to admissions charged for en- .1-
,y of last week. to athletics and other
trance college :
I' entertainments unless all the SEEDSEM :
pro- ., ,' .
j of the seacoast rats are wantto ceeds thereof are actually turned over ; '

,.; [ know when the swimming tank to the college itself, or to some other ; c ...rtJ
.d filled with water again. They religious, educational, or charitable :, 1. ;
:tiibe they miss their accustomed institution, society or organization.Short I NOLE SEED .
morning plunges in such
;w weather as we're having now. Gainesville, Florida
Course for Farmers.A .

tClaude Ogilvie and Otto Manecke
mk a trip in the latter's car to ten-day short course of agricul-
I::teoksville' where they visited !Ir. tural instruction will be. offered to "When I dine, I always dine at MOLNAR S for Molnar knows

" :jfcnecke'3 farm. They made the trip farmers at the University of Florida, how things should be cooked. ''
;:. rin the unusually fast time of Gainesville, January 15 to 25. This Just

: hours.4Kenneth. course is free; no tuition or regis- the food didn't taste
s tration fee is required.The If you've been prejudiced against restaurants because just right,

Hitchcock was out in foot- work is planned as a series of TRY

,i tt togs the other day working for theators. lesson and lecture periods and will be

He is expected to make the presented by the regular agricultural MOLNAR'S DINING DOOM

i Ptar inter-class team which will be college faculty. These instructorsare
. by Prof. Buchholz. familiar with conditions in Florida
'f and they will deal with practical problems -i IT'S "DISTINCTIVELY DIFFERENT"

;i;jfrtwo V> of the University law students of the farmer. *

.re left school to enlist in the Quar- Farming is recognized as an especially -

(Mnaster's Department of the U. S. important activity at the

; 1* y. Mr. M. H. Jones of Brewton present time, and many are looking

.. i sted Friday as Clerk in this De- toward the farm as the best place to
1 :ment. Mr. Jones was appointedk exert their'abilities during the war
of the University Practice Court emergency. To make the most of their Alachua County Abstract Co.

represented: the John Marshall labor, instruction win be necessary,
. ety in the Inter-Society Debatingest and under the changed conditions'farmers
who have been in the State
; last year. Mr. C. L. Alford
left for his home at Grand Ridge, for several years will find much help- B. R. COLSON, President /

'da, for a short visit, after which ful information developed during this
'11 enlist in the same department. ten-day period. .

: se two young men were among Farmers who are planning to at-

s strongest men in the College of tend may secure more informationby
and their departure will be felt addressing Dean P. H. Rolfs, at
I and to patronize the above advertisersPERSONAL
acuIty and students alike. the college of agriculture. Every student Is requested. urged ,

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