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Title: The Florida alligator
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Vol. VI University of Florida, Gainesville, Wednesday, January 9, 1918 No. 13



BUSINESS MANAGER LETTER RECEIVED WORK RESUMED IN FOOTBALL STARS OF FRESHMEN WIN OUT


& EXCHANGE EDITOR FROM FORMER STUDENTClaude ALL DEPARTMENTS WHEELER GROUPEDFirst IN CLASS FOOTBALL


FOR GATOR ELECTEDMahon L. Alford, Who Was Many Tales-SwappedExamsComing -- and Second Teams Picked i I Rats Defeat Sophs-Seniors

-- Registered in the Law Collegeat Soon-New Application by the Division Athletic Coun- Lost to Juniors AVho in Turn

for Sherman's Rule is cil From Records Here- are Defeated by the Rats.
the First of the Term
Resigns and DeVane, His ,
Old Assistant, Steps Into His Writes a Letter to the Alligator Found. Headquarters Unit Signal
Corps Holds Championship Class football was a huge success
in Right from Camp Johnston.
Shoes-Right Man
which had this year. More enthusiasm was displayed -
The quiet prevailed on -Players From All Parts of
Place-Hitchcock Takes Over and more real class was
the for the last ten days was
campus Country.From .
Exchange Department.Friday Camp Johnston, Dec. 17, 1917. brought> out than ever before. The
Editor Alligator: 111 hurriedlysend ruthlessly disturbed and destroyed by Rats, although they defeated the
you a few lines which you prob- the return of the majority of the students ( "Trench and Camp.") Sophs by a score of 13 to 0 in the
night at a meeting of the ably will not receive until after the last Tuesday. Since then moreor The football league schedule of initial contest had no walk-over. They

Student Body, Lacey Business Mahon 'tendered holidays. I've been here only a day less haVe been dropping in everyday games that was run off at Camp fought for every inch they gained
his resignation as Managerof and perhaps some of the other boys Wheeler was successful from every and they found their opponents very
Frank DeVane his [ to receive a hearty welcome from
the Alligator. ,
would be in better position to write, standpoint. The Headquarters Unit strong especially on the' defense.
able assistant was Staff nominee for but I promised that you should hear their comrades; the old man by wordof Signal Corps defeated the 106th Sup- Kent, Casler and Captain Warnerwere
the position and was elected to fill the from me, so here goes. mouth and the hand grip while the ply Train in the final game at Central easily the stars for the Sophs.

vacant place without opposition, as is Most of the camp construction is rats were warmly received with the City Park Thanksgiving day in a One of this trio always figured in the
the usual custom in regard to staff completed and likely all the barrackswill ever ready army belt. contest filled with thrills for the breaking up of the Freshmen's well
nominations.It be filled within the next few days. championship. The league developeda planned plays The Rat backfield was
is to be regretted that Mahonwas There are several thousand here now All of the returning students have number of fast players and many responsible for the victory as it was
forced to give up his place, ns and with hundreds daily arriving the "big ones" to tell and the sights and former college stars again displayed faster, had better interference and
he his been a most efficient and suc- camp allotment of 25,000 will be com- sounds on the campus for the past their ability as a "pigskin" war- was more aggressive than the opposing -
cessful manager, but as he explained pleted very soon. The fellows from few: days have been very similar to I rior. All of the games were, hard backfield.In .
an increased amount of school the University, like the rest, seem well those; seen on the sunny side of the fought and many close contests took the second the Juniors
[work would make it necessary for him pleased with their quick ascendencyfrom square in most of the South Florida place. Large crowds were present at easily won from game the Seniors. The

to resign.In civilians to soldiers. tourist towns, the stories are of all each conflict and the interest alwaysran score was 27 to 0. Although beaten
selecting DeVane to fill this Probably very little that I could types, from the improbable tale about at high tide. from the first the Seniors never gave
[place the student body has made write would be of interest to you who the amount of gas consumed in the Every Southern college and manyof and they deserve a great deal of
mistake for he is truly the right Ford that wouldn't miss, to the allusion Eastern and Western up
no are left behind but let; this rat say that the Northern, credit. They had never had a full
in the right place. During the the kind entertained by a student who represented the
man he will always appreciate colleges were on team out for practice and did not
[present year he has been associated treatment by the students and professors staid here that there was snow on field of play. Among the players were learn their signals until a few minutes
with Mahon and is familiar with all while at Gainesville. I trust Christmas day. It is contended by many of the best that have ever before the game. Despite the one
[branches and phases of the work. that some day I may be able to regis-. most that he was reading "Snow graced the gridiron in this country. sided score there were many thrills.
Mahon explained that he could have ter with you again. Bound" for English I. and longed to The representative teams were well Captain Shorty Wilson, the speedy
[gone on with the work until the end While.we are working to put down i be able to enjoy the winter sports coached and in each contest the spec- quarter back of the Seniors intercepted -
[of the semester, but that now at the the evil of the world, the corruptible I and pleasures with the people farther tators were brought to their feet by a forward pass and raced 75 yards
beginning of a new year, when all spirit and brute power of the German north.It the execution of difficult plays. only to be pulled down by Cowsert on
accounts were balanced, and all other II institution I trust that the boysat is with a mingled-feeling of regret Selections Are Made. the Junior 8 yard line. The men of
[business in good shape was the best the colleges will live better lives and of pleasure that the students At a meeting held by the. Division -'18 could not push the pigdermisacross
[time for the change.K themselves and that by your coopera- take up again the. dreary routine of Athletic Council Friday the following in four trials"and the ball_was

C. Hitchcock_ _was also--elected tion and good influence, looking,.. to workwhich.continueAundisturb- first and.second "All Camp Wh ler" lost::- The Junlora-klckeo lrS safety
exchange editor.' In the past year Almighty God for guidance, our ed until the far distant fifth of June, teams were selected. These selections and from then on they were neverin
[this work has been cast upon the arms shall win and our great flag which has been found to be 148 days were* made entirely on the showingthe danger of being scored upon.
[shoulders ofthe managing editor. As wave forever. We have a fine Y. M. : away and marked in red ink by the men put up in the regular sched- In the final and championship game
[the exchange list increased, the works C. A. here and it seems to be ap-. homesick rat, and which is made a uled games at the camp and no mem the Freshmen out-classed their Junior -
become heavier and heavier until preciated by all the boys. mental mile post in the mind of the ber of either of these two teams has opponents and won by scoringtwo
[now when it was thought better by CLAUDE L. ALFORD. more serious upperclassman who is been selected because of his previous touch downs and a safety. The
[the staff to have one more for this Here's a partial list of the U. of: longing for some more of his! best college reputation. first half ended with the Rats lead-

osition. Fla. boys here: J. A.' (Chauncey!) girl's fudge and some of mother'smince Either of the teams would compare ing by two points. The Juniors had

Boyer Law '15, is our "Shorty" from pies. favorably with any college team in put up a great scrap. The second half
INSTRUCTION FOR Winter Park. Work has started in earnest upon the South. With practice together began with both teams fighting hard
FARMERSIniversity Milton H. Jones, Law '18, has been the reviews for midyeaexams, and they would make it interesting for but after six or seven minutes the
here a week; Parker, of Miami, has these exams are looked forward to any eleven in this country. The teams Juniors weakened and let a touch
of Florida Announces been here several days; J. R. Gunn, with misgiving although most of the have all the qualifications of a cham- down be scored upon them. Then they
an Ag. man, is filling a soldier's shoesat fellows feel confident that they can pionship aggregation. The backfieldsare rallied and held until the last few
Course For January 15 to 25.
Camp Johnston. pass them. fast and possess the ability to minutes of play when Bryce squirmedhis
Lewis Angle; "Mess Hall" John-; Burners of the midnight oil contend penetrate the line. In the kicking department way thru the entire Junior team
Crammed into the ten-day short son. that Sherman meant to include exams they". .have men who. rankwith and ran twenty yards for the last
ourse for farmers that will be held at when he gave his renowned descrip- the best. Place kickers, drop score of the game.
he University of Florida college of LAWYERS ELECT OFFICERS tion of war.MISSIONARY. kickers and punters who can use their
4 griculture, January 15 to 25, are the toe to great advantage. In passingthe '
nswers to 'problems that will holidays 121st Infantry, L. G,
3. many Shortly before the Christmas CONFERENCE ball, running interference and
i nfront Florida farmers this year. _the members of the FreshmanLaw other essentials necessary for a winn- Henderson, Headquarters Unit, C.
Coming right ahead of the spring Class were called together by WINTER PARKThe ing club they are well qualified. The Headquarters Unit, R. G.

lanting season, the instruction will Mahon, president of the .Senior class, lines, although heavy, are agile and Lathan, San. Train, R. T.
be timely, and the importance of the for the purpose of electing their offi Missionary Educational Con- shifty. Every man can charge like a Creen, 117th F. A., R. E.
Instruction ference-one of the three annual con- Smith, Headquarters Unit, Q. B.
will be enhanced by war cers. It is admitted that they werea "British tank>rand as to the tacklingend
onditions. little slow in choosing them but ferences held at Winter Park-will Scott, 123d Infantry, L. H. B.
of the game they have few su-
I It is the purpose of this short courseo it is hoped that by waiting this late in begin January 28th and continue until periors. The first team would be Burnett, 123d Infantry, R. H. B.
develop for "safe"farming better able to February 3rd. Wilson, 118th M. G. Bn., F. B.
a program the term they were se- captained by Tolley, former Sewaneestar
by giving instruction basedn lect right men to fill the different This is a conference for young people who was unanimous choice for
investigation experience and re- positions. of all denominations and is held "All-Southern" when he was in col CHANGE IN HEADQUARTERS. -
earch. Each man as he was elected gave a under the auspices of the Missionary lege. He knows every angle of the -
I No farmer can work to the best short .talk by which it was under- Education Movement, who expect to game and would make the team an excellent -
dvantage without some knowledgef stood that each man would cooperatewith make this on a par with the Silver leader.
how to proceed, and the more knowledge the others in such a way as to Bay, Blue Ridge and other confer- There are many other men at the With the election of the new
1 he has of right farming make the Law Class one of the most ences held under their leadership.The camp who could easily fill the placesof manager and the exchange editor has
the routineof
ethods, the greater will be his sue- prominent on the come other changes in
ones campus. Winter Park Conference com- the men selected. When men like
I less. To acquire this knowledge thru Following is a list of the men and bines the features of a school, an in- Hutton, Kelley and others are not the staff. The staff is to meet ev-
bis own experience is laborious and their respective positions: President, spirational gathering and a vacation placed on the "All-Star" teams you ery Monday and discuss everythingof
expensive* At the short the Lloyd Morgan Jacksonville vice- interest about the campus, in an
,
course ; outing. can readily see what a 1 brilliant aggregation -
nowledge be had for the asking L. B. Saunders Ocala effort to make the Alligator the best
can president, ; sec- would Camp
The courses of study offered will be represent
and truly mirror of Universitylife
6nd the information: that will be developed retary, Dewey Dye, Bradentown; Wheeler yet a
of special interest to pastors, Sunday in and out of class room. Also
will prove its worth in dollars treasurer, Frank DeVane, Plant City. ._Below the selections
school superintendents and teachers, are : the headquarters have been moved to
when crops are harvestd. district and state officers, Bible stUdy First Team.
the old in Language
Animal will deal Alligator room
E General farming is. the subjectlatter' machinery. industry
leaders, Servants of the King-and Unit L. E. Hall there little to be moved
for the ten-day course. The with breeds of livestock, feeding and Nathan Headquarters was
I Instruction will be offered under three management animal diseases, animal anyone interested in a better citizen- Devane, 124th Infantry, L. T..* except the, exchanges, these however
Braley, 123d Infantry, L. G. have been moved causing LanguageHall
I leads: agronomy, animal industry, breeding, and dairying. Under the ship.Curios
imd horticulture. The professors in subject of horticulture plant propa- costumes and. scenery will Scott, 121st Infantry, C. to house two papers, The Flori-
be exhibited. 116th F. A. R. G. da School Room and the Florida Alli-
fruit and Buckley, ,
I the college of agriculture will have gation, trucking, growing
harge of the work, and will be assisted home adornment, will be discussed. The afternoons will be used for rec- Shirley, 122d Infantry, It. T. gator.
by members of the experiment station There are no fees charged those who reation-tennis, walking, driving, Robinson 106th Sup.. Train, R. E.
and extension division staffs, enroll in the short course. The sole canoeing, the story hour,etc._ Tolley (Captain), 121 Inf., Q. B. PUZZLED.
ff Biaking a splendid corps of instructors expenses are car fare, board and lodg- Further information may be ob- Stone, 116th F. A., L. H. B.
available to the farmers dur- ing,which keeps the cost at the lowest tained from the Missionary Educa- Hays, Headquarters Unit, R._ H. B. Mother (at lunch) Yes, darling
8 fcg the course. possible price. Full details of the tion Movement, New York City-or Collins 124th Infantry, F. B." these little sardines are. sometimes
I The subjects to be discussed under work may be had by addressing DeanP. from Miss Edyth Bainter, Kingston, Second Team. eaten by the larger fish. Mabel(aged

gronom are farm management, H. Rolfs, Gainesville.-Ag.- News Fla., secretary of the- Winter Park Cameron, 123d Infantry, L. E. I five-But, mamma, how do they get
old crops, soils fertilizers, and farm Service. Board. Crosby, 123d Infantry, L. T. I the cans open?-London Ideas.

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k : As to the outcome of the Inter-class -

f lilt flORIDA AttIATOR Football games it was just about

what could be expected. The Rats HOTEL SEMINOLE II

were the champions, naturally be- ,
G. R. BAILEY. .. Editor in Chief
cause they have such a majority as JACKSONVILLE
W. P. JERNIGAN..Managing Editor
to members and could have a higher
DEWEY DYE......Asst. Mn ". Editor MOST POPULAR HOTELUnirersity
standard in selecting their team. ; FLORIDA'S "
B. P. WHIT1tt'"ER..Local Editor ,_
With the Seniors however it was not I
J. W. DALTON Athletic Editor Headquarters 1
Florida's Jacksonville
like this; the need being, so great I of
-
Business DepartmentW. that everyone who went out was
L. MAHON Manager Rates from $1.50 up
given a place in order that a full team
F. 1L DE VANE..Assistant Manager be maintained. The J. RUSSELL PETERS Asst. Mgr !
games were a J. B. POUND President CHAS. G. DAY, Manager .
': D. V. ROUSE......._Circulation Mgr. success and afforded a means of ,
F f ... -
t;. working up some class spirit as wellas _- 1.
tt Entered as second-class matter giving amusement to the
zspec-
September 28, 1912, at the postoffiee tators. and is employed or in which there is I pert, or (1) an assistant or associate Among the faculty members of tit

i:: 'at Gainesville Fla. under the Act of an opening under conditions that will I manager of a "necessary" industrial University attending the Convenes

: March 3d, 1879. THE GLEE CLUB. enable her to support herself decentlyand enterprise. were: Dean H. W. Cox, Prof. W. S.

f:. without suffering. Class IV. Cawthon Dean H. R. Trusler, Prate

Place all communications and news Class HI The sole manager, controlling and i O; L. Crow, Prof. O. C. Ault and Prof]
The first meeting of this organization -
ft items in boxes for that
t:: designated and was held recently. It has as Any registrant (a) who has children directing head of (c) any "necessary" J. J. Grimm. ,
in
j s Halls.purpose Peabody Language a leader a man who has made a success not his own, to whom he has in agricultural (d) or industrial enter- '

"''' and given satisfaction everywhere good faith assumed the relation of prise.-Ex. Federal Bureau of Fisheries Pub & :

G parent (b) or who has aged and infirm Treatise by H. S. Davis, Ph. D, :
5 : Rate The Florida Alligator $LOO. he has been and we feel that in securing ; -
Y the services of Prof. Chapman or invalid parents or grandparents CAMPUS NOTES. Prof. of Zoology and

formerly with Columbia College ; (c) or who has a helpless brother Bacteriology.The .

; the success of the University Glee or sister; such dependents being bulletin of the Bureau ct

I EDITORIAL I IJ Club for this year is assured.A mainly dependent on him. Opening Exercises Following Fisheries Volume XXXV, 1915-16;

Glee Club is one of the greatest Class IV Vacation. contains an extensive and exhaustive
: In Class IV will be grouped most regular article Prof. H. S. Davis Professorof
: May the 1918 be a happy one assets of a college and is an organi- The University began by ,
year
for is the wish of the Alligator. zation which should receive the appreciation married-men. Rule IX of the selec- work, following the holiday season, at Zoology and Bacteriology at the
i
you and praise of every loyal stu tive service regulations says "In Class eight o'clock Wednesday morning. At University. The article includes fourteen .

; : dent. It goes out over the State and IV shall be placed: (a) Any married chapel exercises, the President, Dr. A. pages of valuable engraved

i Here's hoping the number of resolutions in this way serves as an advertis- registrant whose wife or children are A. Murphree, welcomed the students plates illustrating his systematic and

made increases and the num- ing medium which is hard to be equalled mainly dependent on him." Rule I-f and urged them to increase their ef- biologic study of the "Myxosporidia
ber failed to be decreases. *
*
kept ; the concerts being annually anti- says: where the dependentis forts in study and general training of the Beaufort Region." For several

Don't hesitate to make one if it's a cipated by a number of towns over wife or child of the registrant, support including tie cultivation of religiousand years, Dr. Davis has been engaged ia
good one, as you will keep it for a by other than the regis-
the State. persons spiritual influence. He announced work at the U. S. Fisheries Biological
while and there will be nothing lost "
; From the standpoint of the mem- trant shall NOT be considered. that the University would be favored Station at Beaufort N. C.and a part!
but try best ,to live to the
your up bers of the club the annual trip is one Miscellaneous Classification during January and the second the results of his investigations thereis
dictates of conscience and if
your of the most pleasant things of college Class I term with a number of special edu- included in the government bulletin.

:- you do you will have accomplished life, for in every place they are ac- Registrants by or for whom "no cational features. Reprints of "The Myxosporidia of the j
more than the mere keeping of a reso claim for deferred classification is
corded the true which issued Dec. 17
hospitality Beaufort Region"were j
I Ii lution. made who fail to submit
question-
makes their stay enjoyable. It is or Coming Events. '17, and may be secured from the gov.:j
a aires and for whom claim is
no made
understood that a trip is being planned The State Association of County eminent printing office. '
i There is a very short -time, about far this spring which would be desired will be placed in Class L Commissioners of Florida will meet in ,

i ten days, before mid-year exams start by any student. Anyone who Class II January in Gainesville and will use Two Faculty Members Become
and even tho put off this long hard feels that he is qualified or can be- Here will be placed any registrantwho their Benedicts.
the auditorium for
: work up to this time will have a good come so should try out and there is (d) a county or municipal offi- University
I elected whose sessions. During this meeting the Some faculty members of the University &-'
cer by popular vote
effect on the result of these exams. should be enough applicants to make
Commissioners will be addressed by who have been bachelors thus
It is the desire of every one here to the competition keen. place may not be filled by appoint- ::
pretty
the Governor of Florida, Hon. SidneyJ. far in life to have utilized the
make as high grades as possible and ment; (e) a fireman or policeman con- seem

.. especially grades above 75 per cent. tinuously employed for 3 years and Catts. Responding to the requestof Christmas holiday season to good advantage -;;

{ It is for this reason that we are here, WHAT CLASSES OF MEN who cannot be replaced without detri- President Murphree Gov. Catts in becoming Benedicts. First,
WILL BE CALLED has promised to give the students a the of the of
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and we would feel; therefore, that we ment to the public safety; or a "necessary" came news marriage

ti were making a sad failure should wee DRAFT ARMY. (f) customhouse clerk; (g) special address- "Citizenship and Dr. Chas. Hecker to Mrs. Lottie A.

not receive credit for having done the person employed in the mail service; Patriotism." Simmons on Dec. 26th, in St. Petersburg -

standard amount of work. As is gen- Under the new classification sys- (h) artificer or workman in U. S. ar- During the month of February, the Fla., at the home of the bride's

erally the case, there are a number of tem men who registered June 5 and mory or arsenal;..(i) person employedin University will enjoy a visit from relatives. Dr. Hecker is Professor of

students who have failed to return have not been selected for military the service of the United States. Dr. Edwin E. Sparks President of Chemical Engineering, having come

i after the holiday season; some of service, are being classified preparatory Class HI the Pennsylvania State College. He this year to Florida University from '

i I' 0-," them perhaps are the ones who were to the call for the second draft Included with married men with dependent was formerly Professor of History the University of Wisconsin. Mrs.

r ri accomplishing most and it was no army. Instead of being selected in wife or children or (b) regis- Sociology and Economics at the Uni- Simmons has been for some years

i a doubt hard for them to give up this the future in the order their num- trants who are mariners actually em- versity of Chicago. Dr. Sparks will clerk and stenographer in the State_

work to take, up another which they ber came out in the big drawing at ployed in the sea service of any citi- remain several days and give special Plant Board offices at Gainesville. The :

consider more important, however the Washington they will be called according zen or merchant in the United States. lectures in the auditorium to the en- couple returned to Gainesville last>

reason that most of them did not re- to their order in their respective Class IV tire student-body! on special topics regarding week and are living on East Orange-

{ ,> turn is because they realized that class Class I being taken first, Exemptions are given"by the regu- ancient and modern history street. =

they were not getting what they then Class II, when Class I has been lations to (a) officers, legislative, probelms and lessons for the future. .z

should due to the fact that they exhausted, and so on. Additions will executive oJ. judicial of the United These special addresses will be of KeppelKremer.On .

were not giving what they should in probably be made to all classes from States and of the states; (b) regularor much aid and benefit to the students. Saturday announcement was received -:

studying, etc. With the eliminationof time to time since Congress will prob- duly ordained ministers; (c) a student that Dr. H. G. Keppel was married '

these few,we should now have only ably provide for registration of men who was on May 18, 1917 pre- New Addition to The Faculty. on December 28, in Detroit, Mieh.,

those who are here to work and, un- who have reached 21 since June 5, and paring for the ministry in a recog- Joseph R. Folk Ph. D., has enter- to Miss Anna Margaret Kremer, at'

less you do work, you, too, will realize may provide other age limits. nized theological school; (d) a personin ed upon his duties as Professor of the residence of Mrs. Henry M. de :

when exams are over, that you Quotas have not been announced military or naval service; (e) an Education and Supervisor of Instruction Vries sister of the bride. Dr. Keppelhas

, have not gotten what you should for and it is not known how many men alien enemy; (f) a resident alien (not *in the Practice High School of been professor of mathematics at

you will have failed to pass courses will be required from the various local an alien enemy) who has not declaredhis Teachers College. Dr. Fulk comes to the University since its location in

for which there was no reason ex- areas. When the call is made, the intention to become a citizen unless Florida from the University of Nebraska Gainesville, and his many former sta

cept the lack of preparation. boards will issue notices to appear he does not claim exemption on He holds degrees both from dents and friends all over the state

j It is to be hoped that the pleasuresof for physical examination to the men the ground of alienage; (g) persons that institution and from Columbia will be much interested in this news.

the Christmas season will serve as in Class I, in the order of their liability totally and permanently physically or University of N. Y. City. He is a Dr. Keppel and his bride began the return

an inspiration to work the harder numbers in that class. If Class mentally unfit for military service; man of broad experience as High journey to Florida shortly after
and not I does not contain enough physicallyfit (h) persons convicted of treason, School the
as a drawback for we should Principal, City School Superin- wedding and reached Gainesvilleon
appreciate the duties which devolve men to make up the quota examinations felony or infamous crime; (i) a licensed tendent and University instructor.The Monday. They are residing, af

upon us and endeavor to successfully will begin in Class II, also according pilot actually in the pursuit of University of Florida considers present, with Dr. .and Mrs. E. W.

\ perform them. If we fail to succeed to order numbers. If the exigencies his vocation. herself fortunate in securing the Berger near the University campus.

here we can hardly expect to do our are such that the men in the Classification in Respect to Industry services of a man so peculiarly fittedto ---

L part or be successful after we get field must be increased beyond Class and Agriculture fill this particular position.The Death of Dean Tmsler's Infant Son.
I and Class H, Class HI, and then Class I
out.For The death of Niels Raymond Trus-,
Class IV will be
drawn
the next two weeks let each upon. Opinion District boards determine the classification University Participated in F. E. her infant son of Dean and Mrs. Harry.
differs
to the
t one do the hardest studying that is IV being as reached.probability of Class according to industry and A. Held at Daytona. R. Trusler last Wednesday has saddened ,

4 I possible and surprise a few of the agriculture, where claim for deferred The Peabody Club celebration dur- the faculty and students of the
During the next month
Profs who one will classification is made but local ing the Florida
are preparing to catch us. Educational Association University who ,
deeply
hear much of the various classes. boards make sympathize
!. ... Here is a synopsis of the classificationplan certifying the recommendations before meetings held in Daytona re- with Dean and Mrs. Trusler in their.
The reason for there not being an questionaires to the cently was greatly enjoyed by the bereavement. <

issue of the Alligator the last week Classification: in district boards. In Class I are placedall jfrang men and women attending. 1
,I Respect to Dependency
before the holidays is due to the fact registrants not engaged in a"necessary" There were about sixty representatives 0011 A J7'lL..LIr..3

industrial or agricultural from the University and 3
that the Business Department of the Class I from .
enterprise, or not "necessary" to its the State College for Women. The Engineering is
j paper deemed best to have thirty issues Registrants will be placed in ClassI Miss College
during this term and the contracts effective operation. Unskilled labor is Helseth represented the student bodyof in receipt of a letter from the
if he
) has
(a no dependents; (b) if,, also
with the advertisers were for though married he does not placed in Class I, whether em- the College and A. S. Hatch rep reoffice of the Chief of Ordnance :
supporthis ployed in
; this number. Heretofore there have dependents ( ) if necessary industrial or agri sented the student body of the Uni- of the United States j
c
; though
mar cultural
: usually been about thirty-five issues ried his wife and children receive littie enterprises or not. versity. In behalf of the University Army calling attention to
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during a term but on account of the of their from Class n Dr. H. W. Cox Dean of the Teachers the urgent need for mechanical
support his
unsettled state of affairs as well as (d) if he is not usefully engaged labor and; Provision is made here for (c) any College of the University of Florida, engineers and draftsmen -

the unusual increase in the prices of his income or that of his wife registrant engaged in a "necessary"agricultural addressed the gathering. Dr. Edward in the Department of :
most articles this became or (d) or industrial enterprise Conradi, President of the Ordnance and
change both, is suffieient to support his wife Florida asking our as- ;
and
"necessary" to such enterprise State
necessary. and children. College for Women spoke for sistance in making this need

,. It was unknown to the Editorial Class n borer in the capacity of a skilled lathe College. Ira McAlpin, who graduated known among technical men .

Staff and they were therefore unable In this class is the registrant especially fitted for the work. from the Teachers College of as widely as possible. The
(a)
Class HI ,
to make a statement to that effect.For whose wife and children the University in 1917, was toastmaster -
(or mother In this class
will be Ordnance
this reason there must necessarily less children) have other reasonably registrant placed any at the banquet given by th :

i be some news in this issue which certain sources of support (excludingpossible ( ) agricultural engaged in "necessary"j club.Before urgently in need of clerical ,:

j t might be termed as "stale" but which earnings from wife's labor enterprise in the the members of the Association assistance stenographers
) capacity of
they think important enough to :receive (b) whose wife is skilled in some class; hired an assistant, associate or Prof. H. R. Trcsler. Dean of typists index and catalog
i manager; or (k) a highly .
mention. specialized the College of Law
clerks
of work she is physically able to do technical or mechanical delivered an address accountants, etc. ;
ex- on "The Teacher r
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Pare having some interesting experi- Part in Games at Camp Wheel .. .
ences assisting, the Draft Registration er-Grenade Throwing Fea- -

t; Board of Alachua County. tures The 123d Infantry Is

First in Tug of War-How Lyric TTH eater
g L. T. Neiland, a graduate of the
College of Agriculture and former Different Events Are Won.

member of the Experiment Staff, whois
The 124th Infantry with 29 1-2 Your Patronage Invited
now stationed at the Naval Train-
points, was the winner of the big
ing School in Charleston, as a recruit
athletic meet at Camp Wheeler
yes- :
in the Naval Reserves, was a visitoron
terday, in which 5,000 soldiers took
the-campus during the holidays.
part, the 122d Infantry taking, sec-

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Infantry
0. K. Courtney, Entomologist, who
United Shoe
Store"
will assist in the control of truck third with 11 1-2 points. The 106th a
Field Signal Battalion ,scored 51.2
insects with special reference
crop points, the 118th Field Artillery 11-2
to"the sweet potato root weevil,arrived -
points, and the Eighth Field Artillery
Monday. His headquarters will be Brands
one-quarter of a point.
with J. R. Watson, Entomologist to
The feature or the meet was the Crossett Educator 1
the Experiment Station.
grenade throwing contest for distance, .

won by the 124th Infantry'with a total -
Sam T. Fleming of Archer has distance of 1,111 yards, the 123d University Avenue next to Busy Bazaar !
been appointed by the U. S. Bureauof .
Infantry second :with 1,002 yards, and .
Crop Estimates to succeed C. C. .
the 122d Infantry third, with a total
Hare who died last year. Mr. Flem-
of 965 yards. Each team had twelve
ing will have headquarters at the
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each man. The 121st Infantry did
not compete in any of the matches, Reach's Football Goods, Wright & Ditson Tennis Rackets and Athletic Goods, Eastman '

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Railway and :Mayor of St. Augustine, The individual winners were Thax- Pump Guns. Remember we carry as complete a stock as money can buy.

was in consultation, with John M. ton, of the 122d Infantry, first, with
Scott, Vice-Director of the Experi- WHOLESALE AND RETAIL-
154 yards in three throws; Keene, of .
ment Station, Thursday. Mr. Ingra- 124th Infantry, second, with 149
ham is interested in an effort to in- yards, and Glissen, of the 124th In- BAIRD HARDWARE co. {

crease cotton production along the fantry, third, with 141 yards.In PHONE 7
East Coast. the for
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racy, the 124th Infantry was also the
"Possum" Long, Sam Ham and Bill winner, the 123d second and the 122d '

Turnley left just before the holidaysfor third. The contest for speed and accuracy -

Key West to join the navy. (each man allowed one min- "

ute) the 124th was first, 122d sec- Gainesville Furniture Co
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Sam Cheatum has resigned from ond and the 123d third. The indi- '
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school to enter the Officers' Training vidual winners were Collins, 124th, c

Camp. first, with 71 points; Hurt, 124th, Full Line Victrolas and Records '

second,with 64 points,and Wolf third,

Wijlis Carruthers, who was a student of the same outfit, with 56 points. '
here last year joined the Coast In the broad jump relay, fifty men COME IN AND HEAR NEW RECORDS i

Guard Artillery but has now receivedan to a team, 122d Infantry was first l
appointment to enter the Officers' with a total distance of 395 feet 5 1-2 GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

Training Camp. inches; 124th Infantry, with a total

'I distance of 395 feet 4 inches, and the {
123d Infantry,with a total distance of :
Otto Manecke of Brooklyn and
379 feet 11 inches.
Fred Knowles and Fred Demerit of
123d Infantry First. 1 There is only one kind of Glasses for YOUR vision and
Key West will return several days
The tug-of-war, seventy-five men to that is the
late owing to the distance they have LO
to travel. the team, two minutes to the tug, 123d ABSOLUTELY CORRECTWe
Infantry was first and the 124th Infantry -

second. The 121st Infantry was
Loomis went home Thursday on account the holder of the championship here- grind all lenses used in our prescription work. No delay. ,
of his weak eyes. He will not
will
tofore. They probably challengethe
return to the University until the 123d In the elimina-
Infantry. C. H. COLES SL SON
next semester begins.
tion, 124th outpulled the 106th Field
Signal Battalion. The 123d Infantry JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS

Fuller has quit school for this year. outpulled the 118th Field Artillery.The .

He left Thursday for his home at 123d Infantry outpulled the 122d ..

Nichols, Fla., where he will recuperate Infantry, and the 123d Infantry out- :

from illness. pulled the 124th "Infantry for the .

final. RELIABLESE1ED I

Seth Hollinrake has returned to The mile run was won by the 122d .

school after an absence of two weeks Infantry, 124th second, and the 118th

occasioned by an attack of measles. Field Artillery third. There were 100

men to the team and the time for the :

last.man ofthe, winning team to finish
William H. Whitaker spent Sundayin
was 9 minutes and 15 seconds, the
friends. He returned -
Hague visiting
his second 10 minutes and 10 seconds, and SEED CO.
Monday morning to resume SEMINOLE .
the third 10 minutes and 40 seconds.
class work.
The running high jump was won Florida
Gainesville,
of :by Johnson of the 106th"Field Signal
Dozier last year's graduate -
one Battallion in 5 feet 1 inch. Second i
returned Friday to resume -
students
,
place was a tie between Martin of the
work his M. A. degree.
on 123d, and Henderson of the same out-
I dine at MOLNAR S, for Molnar knows
fit. Liscombe of the Eighth Field Ar- "When I dine, always

W R. Briggs, a last year's student, tillery was fourth, and Tiller, of the Just how things should be cooked. I
who has been serving with the ArmyY. 124th Infantry, fifth place.-From

.M. C.A., at Camp Wheeler,stopped "Trench & Camp." If you've been prejudiced against restaurants because the food didn't taste just right,
here Thursday on the way from his

home at Zephyr Hills, Fla., to Camp NIELS RAYMOND TRUSLER. TRY---

Gordon. Briggs will enter the 3d series -

of officers' training camps at Whereas, it has been the will of MOLNAR'S DINING ROOM

Camp Gordon. the Almighty, in his divine wisdom .
"" and immeasurable love, to take from I

"Bahooley" Roberts has been de- this earth on January 2nd, 1918, the IT'S "DISTINCTIVELY DIFFERENT"County

tained at Key West on account of infant child, Niels Raymond Trus-

having to undergo a slight operation.. leis of our friend and beloved Dean

He will return about the 15th. Harry R. Trusler, now therefore be it

Resolved, that the members of

Orion Wells and Osgood Otto are the College of Law extend their deep-

planning to join the Aviation corpsof est sympathy to him, his wife, and

the U. S. army. Several other all other relatives and friends, in this Alachua Abstract Co..

men have decided to take the same hour of sorrow, and be it further

step and will leave soon to stand ex Resolved, that a cop? of these resolutions
amination. be sent to him; that a copy
B. R. COLSON President
be sent to the Florida Alligator for ,

Wednesday afternoon about 20 college publication. :-- .
girls, home for the Christmas LACEY MAHON, i
holidays, returned td Tallahassee. Pres. Senior Class,

Wednesday morning some of them LLOYD MORGAN,

honored the University with their Pres. Freshman Class, and urged to patronize the above.advertisers.
student requested .
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High Class Motion Pictures'
having some interesting experi- Part in Games at Camp Wheel-
...
ences assisting the Draft Registration er-Grenade Throwing Fea- .

Board of Alachua County.L. tures The 123d Infantry Is

First in Tug of War-How
T. Neiland, a graduate of the LyricYour
Different Events
College of Agriculture and former Are Won.

member of the Experiment Staff, whois
The 124th '
Infantry with 291-2 :
now stationed at the Naval Train- :
points, was the winner of the big
ing School in Charleston, as a recruitin .
athletic meet at Camp Wheeler
F .
the Naval Reserves, was a visitoron yes- \
the terday, in which 5,000 soldiers took ;
the-campus during holidays. 8
part, the 122d Infantry taking. sec- ) I
ond with 15 points and 123d
O. K. Courtney, Entomologist, who Infantry
third with 11 1-2 points. The 106th United Shoe Store. : i
will assist in the control of truck Field Signal Battalion scored 51-2 1
insects with special referenceto
crop points, the 118th Field Artillery 11-2 ;
'the sweet potato root weevil, arrived i" I
points, and the Eighth Field
Monday. His headquarters will be Artillery Two Well Known Brands II'
one-quarter of a point.
< :
with J. R. Watson, Entomologist to
The feature of the meet was the Crossett Educator
the Experiment Station. 'i'
grenade throwing contest for distance, j I j
won by the 124th Infantry'with a total -' (
Sam T. Fleming of Archer has
distance of 1,111 yards, the 123d University Avenue next to Busy Bazaar 4! I
been appointed by the U. S. Bureauof .
Infantry second with 1,002 yards, and i JJ
Crop Estimates to succeed C. C.
the 122d Infantry third, with a total J
Hare who died last year. Mr. Flem-
of 965 yards. Each team had twelve
ing will have headquarters at the
entrants to the team and three throws When
Experiment Station.J. you want Hardware BAiRD has it
for each man..The 121st Infantry did
not compete in any of the matches, Reach's Football Goods, Wright & Ditson Tennis Rackets and Athletic Goods, East- -

E. Ingraham, Industrial Com- being on the rifle range. man Kodaks and Supplies, Reach's Baseball Goods, Louisville Slugger Bats all latest g

missioner for the Florida East Coast Individual Winners. models, Remington, U. M. C. and Winchester Ammunition, Remington and Automatic
and of St.
Railway Mayor Augustine, The individual winners were Thax- Pump Guns. Remember we carry as complete a stock as money can buy. '
in consultation with John M.
was ,
ton, of the 122d Infantry, first, with
Scott, Vice-Director of the Experi- WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
154 in -
yards three throws; Keene, of .
ment Station, Thursday. :Mr. Ingra-
124th .
Infantry, second, with 149
ham is interested in an effort to in- BAIRD HARDWARE co.
yards, and Glissen, of the 124th In-

crease cotton production along the fantry, third, with 141 yards.In PHONE 7
East Coast.
the grenade throwing for accu-

racy, the 124th Infantry was also the
"Possum" Long, Sam Ham and Bill winner, the 123d second and the 122d

Turnley left just before the holidaysfor third. Thecontest for speed and accuracy -

Key West to join the navy. (each man allowed one min-

ute) the 124th was first, 122d second Gainesville Furniture Co '
Sam Cheatum has resigned from and the 123d third. The indi-

,school to enter the Officers' Training vidual winners were Collins, 124th,

Camp. first, with 71 points; Hurt, 124th, Full Line Victrolas and Records

-- second,with 64 points,and Wolf third,

Willis Carruthers, who was a student -: of the same outfit, with 56 points.In .
here last year joined the Coast the broad jump relay, fifty men I COME IN AND HEAR NEW RECORDS .

Guard Artillery but has now receivedan to a team, 122d Infantry was first

appointment to enter the Officers' with a total distance of 395 feet 51-2 GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA j

Training Camp. inches; 124th Infantry, with a total '

I distance of 395 feet 4 inches, and the

123d Infantry,with a total distance of
Otto Manecke of Brooklyn and
379 feet 11 inches. i
Fred Knowles and Fred Demerit of
123d Infantry First. There is only one kind of Glasses for YOUR vision and
West
Key will return several days
late The tug-of-war, seventy-five men to that is the
owing to the distance they have [Li
to travel. the team,two minutes to the tug, 123d
Infantry was first and the 124th In- ABSOLUTELY CORRECT

fantry second. The 121st Infantry was
Loomis went home Thursday on account the holder of the championship here- 1 We grind all lenses used in our prescription work. No delay. : ,,
of his weak eyes. He will not
tofore. They will probably challengethe

return to the University until the 123d Infantry. In the elimina- C. H. COLES OL SON
next semester begins. tion, 124th outpulled the 106th Field f

Signal Battalion. The 123d Infantry JEWELERS AND OPTICIANSRELIABLE

Fuller has quit school for this year. outpulled the 118th Field Artillery.

He left Thursday for his home at The 123d Infantry outpulled the 122d
'
Nichols, Fla., where he will recuperate Infantry, and the 123d Infantry out- :

from illness. pulled the 124th "Infantry for the .

final. I

Seth Hollinrake has returned to The mile run was won by the 122d /

school after an absence of two weeks Infantry, 124th second, and the 118th

occasioned by an attack of measles. Field Artillery third. There were 100 .SEED. I
men to the team and the time for the

William H. Whitaker spent Sundayin last man of,the winning team to finish
9 minutes and 15 seconds the
was ,
Hague,visiting friends. He returned -
second 10 minutes and 10 seconds and
,
Monday morning to resume his SEMINOLE SEED CO. .
the third 10 minutes and 40 seconds.
class work.
The running high jump was won Florida
Gainesville
by Johnson of the 106thFieldSigna ,
Dozier of last year's graduate -
one
Battallion in 5 feet 1 inch. Second
students returned Friday to resume -
-I
place was a tie between Martin of the
work his M. A. degree.
on 123d and Henderson of the
same out-
I dine at MOLNAR S, for Molnar knows
dine
fit. Liscombe of the Eighth Field Ar- When I always a

W R. Briggs, a last year's student, tillery was fourth, and Tiller, of the Just how things should be cooked. '

who has been serving with the ArmyY. 124th Infantry, fifth place.-From -

.M.C.A.,at Camp Wheeler,stopped "Trench & Camp. If you've been prejudiced against restaurants because the food didn't taste just right. ,
here Thursday on the way from his

home at Zephyr Hills, Fla., to Camp NIELS RAYMOND TRUSLER. -TRYMOLNAR'S -

Gordon. Briggs will enter the 3d series -

of officers' training camps at Whereas, it has been the will of DINING ROOM

Camp Gordon. the Almighty, in his divine wisdom

and immeasurable love, to take from

"Bahooley" Roberts has been de- this earth on January 2nd, 1918, the IT'S "DISTINCTIVELY DIFFERENT"Alachua

tained at Key West on account of infant child, Niels Raymond Trus-

having to undergo a slight operation.: lex% of our friend and beloved Dean

He will return about the 15th. Harry R. Trusler, now therefore be it 1

Resolved, that the members of

Orion Wells and Osgood Otto are the College of Law extend their deep-

planning to join the Aviation corpsof est sympathy to him, his wife, and

the U. S. army. Several other all other relatives and friends, in this County Abstract Co. "

men have decided to take the same hour of sorrow, and be it further

step and will leave soon to stand ex Resolved,that a copy' of these reso-

amination. lutions be sent to him; that a copy
B. R. COLSON President
be sent to the Florida Alligator for '
'
-
Wednesday afternoon about 20 college publication.

girls, home for the Christmas LACEY MAHON,

holidays, returned td Tallahassee. Pres. Senior Class,

Wednesday morning some of them LLOYD MORGAN,

honored the University with their Pres. -Freshman. Committee.Class, Every student Is requested and urged to patronize the above, advertisers.

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