The Florida alligator
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Title: The Florida alligator
Alternate title: Summer school news
University of Florida summer gator
Summer gator
Alternate Title: Daily bulletin
Orange and blue daily bulletin
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Language: English
Publisher: the students of the University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: February 13, 1918
Publication Date: 1912-1973
Frequency: daily except saturday and sunday (sept.-may); semiweekly (june-aug.)[<1964>-1973]
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 24, 1912)-v. 65, no. 74 (Jan. 31, 1973).
General Note: Summer issues also called: Summer school ed., <1915>-1920 and again in 1923; summer issues also called: Summer ed., <1921>.
General Note: Has occasional supplements.
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Vol. VI University of Florida, Gainesville, Wednesday, February 13, .i918 No. ISS. -


FOR YEAROF1916-17. (From National the_ Food Patriotic Committee Administrator.;. New of Patriotic Service of So-the AND STAFF NAMED AS A RESULT 0F INEFFICIENCY V : .

cjeties. Washing ,. D. C.)


)HAS MONTHS BEEN FINALLY HANGING Y SETTLED.FIRE FOR ence.fidence address born myself unforgettable with confidence,experi--a con- WILL SELECTED BE TAKEN AND ALL BY PICTURES FEB. 28. : OF f II 115 DEBATING I1 COUNCIL d .

In the relief of Belgium, most of 1 .

FIRST WINNER OF CUP the actual work of the Commissionin SIZE OF BOOK NOT STATED +

the occupied territory was done THIRTY-SIX SINGERS Ogilvie of Farr Lit. Writes Letter I "

Report Published in Jacksonville by young American collegians. Each Annual Will Contain Many New Fea- Charging Council With "Allowing '

Paper to Effect That K. A. Had time a call was made for volunteers tures With Much Attention Paid to TRYING FOR GLEE CLUBDr. Florida to Be Trampled. Under I. ; V V I

Best Grades Was Incorrect., many more than asked for offered: Humorous Department and Student Dust." <

I their services. And those that were Activities.

The Sign Epsilon fraternity has chosen performed their duties, not Chapman Much Pleased TIME FOR DEBATES NEAR ;

been declared winner of the Inter- only effectively but with a spirit of devotion Work on the 1918 Seminole has been With Prospects-Says This .

fraternity Conference scholarship cup that made their service beyond started under the direction of George Year's Gab Be Better Than U. of Tennessee, and U. of South

for the school year of 1916-17, follow- praise. They combined idealismand Bailey, editor-in-chief, and' Marcus. Any Before. Carolina Preparing for Triangular

the investigations of committee efficiency. It is the combination Brown business
ing a manager.
Debate While We
that the Sleep, Says ,
appointed by the conference to examine moves world forward. The official photographer has been
"I have the best talent availablehere Letter.
young college of
and verify the official grades men selected and arrangements have been
America that I ever worked with,"
report of the Registrar of the University face a special responsibilityand made to have all pictures ready for says

made about two months ago. duty. At no time in the world's the engraver before February 28. The Dr. J. W. Chapman, director of the Charging the University Debating

history has the University Glee Club, "and Florida is Council with
The S. A. E. average was 80.9656per technically trained manager has also consulted the inactivity which is endangering *
mind been going to have the best glee club this
at the
a higher premium. And University's chancesfor
cent, and was followed by that of printer as to rates and other matters

the Kappa Alpha fraternity which this need for it and demand on it will connected with the publication of the year that "has ever represented the victory in its 1918 triangular debate -, '

continue after the war is over. Hence book. institution. with the Universities of Tennessee '
stood at 80.9520 per cent. The other
the in is Thirty-six men are now in the clubon and South Carolina C. S.
three fraternities finished the race in young man college faced with The Junior class will assess each Ogilvie,

(Continued on page 2) a serious problem. He must ask him- member six dollars; to cover the cost trial; later the number will be reduced a student in the College of Arts and _

self: Is the immediate need of me by of his photograph, half-tone and to a proper balance of voices.H. Sciences, and a former officer of the

my country in my present stage of of the annual. copy F. Bache J. D. McKee and L. Farr Literary Society, sends the Alligator :: '

GEORGE WALLING HERE training greater than this need will Definite action has not been taken B. Saunders are the star first tenors."Silas" the following letter: F

FROM CAMP WHEELER."I be later, and when I have acquired a by the freshman class but it is Green and Smith "are there"with Editor-in-Chief of the Alligator: I':
the second bass, and this quintetis
higher training? This is a questionthe thought that they will follow what- Have you -heard of the Debating b
only a part of the stellar talent at
am glad to get back to tell you clear answer to which cannot be ever recommendations the manager- hand. Council lately? I am beginning to ti

all good-bye before I go across," indicated for all by a single formula, ship of the annual may make.A believe that they are dead; for the
Practice is held three times a week,
said George Walling, formerly physical because the young men in college find complete outline of what the book past month nothing has been saidor i
and the members are enthusiastic in
director at U. of F., but who is themselves under varying circumstances. will contain in the way of new features their work. Following custom the done and the time for our combat I:
now in the Medical Corps at Camp Yet an answer in general termsof has not been made) but it is club will make at least one tour of with Tennessee and South Carolina .

Wheeler, Macon, Ga. "Four hundredmen some helpfulness may be made. known that more space will be given cities in north Florida.LAW'PROFESSORS is drawing near. ;.i'

were sent from our camp last To the younger men, the lower the lighter side ol student life than If,the members of the Council were. ; 1,

month and It'll be" 'odr turn'-pretty 1 classmen.jonlyjbeginningtheir professional -, in the past. One or two,changes from_ ADDRESSTHE I not acquaintances: and friends of

quick; maybe next month, maybe training, I say: Keep on with custom will be made for money rea- mine I would be tempted to conclude "' : i
college work. Jf the lasts JOHN MARSHALL -, '
sooner. We are doing our best to be your war that 'they were playing a game for

ready quick." long you will be needed more later sons.Recent appointments of editor our opponents. It is being rumored

George was here last week than now; and you will be better quali- Bailey to the Seminole staff have been The features of the regular meet- that Tennessee and South Carolina decided
on a
fied to fill the need then. If the ing of the John Marshall Debating I'
short leave of absence. Trim, thick- war ratified by the Senior class, and the on a question for debate more ::

set, khaki-clad, with head erect, eyes ends soon, there will still be urgent staff is now composed of the follow Society Saturday were talks by Dean than a month ago; they have been .;
Trusler and Prof. Arnold.Dean's
need for help in the
alert and chin firm and determined, your necessary studying the question while we sleep.

George presented the ideal type of great work of reconstruction and re- ing.G.. R. Bailey, editor-in-chief; Otto topic, "The Study of Law"was The majority of our student body I "'

soldier. He shaking habilitation. The.more advanced your Manecke, art editor; U. U. Beville, an original effort. abounding in knows nothing at all of the annual i ili
was kept busy
his usual subtile humor and .
hands with friends, meanwhile enter- training, the more mature your judg- literary editor; W. E. Stone, athletic eloquence.It Tri-Angle Debate. Don't you think

taining them with an account of the ment, the more valuable you will be. editor; W. P. Jernigan, associate edi- was chiefly a concise statement of that the Council should give us a
the cultural value of that and
more interesting phases of camp life. So try to possess yourself in patienceand tor; F. R. Edwards, local editor; Mar- study, littlelight on the subject?
how it to each
His eyes twinkled when he was ask- stick to your college work. cus Brown, business manager, and J. necessary was man I do not approve of our representatives -

ed if the Army was a good place fora To the upper classmen, I would say: W. Dalton, assistant.DR. who intended to pride himself on allowing Florida to be trampled
liberal education.
Hold yourself ready to respond to possessing a
your under dust.
lazy man. "Not much, George re
"Law" the Dean declared "is
plied. has work and country's present need at any mo- COX ADDRESSESY. a Dear old Florida has been victoriousin
"Everybody of the rules of human
have ment. Where you see your way clearto M. C. A. MEETING study con- every debate and I hope the De- t
we plenty to keep us busy.There's duct, and as it has to deal wjth; all
make training' useful, do not
your bating Council will awaken before
all the time
something doing
from hesitate to follow the way. But you, Quite a crowd turned out last Sun- phases of human effort any person all hope for the future is gone. 4
6 a. m. until 9 m. Every
who is well in the Common
day we get four hours training in too, should remember that every addi- day to hear Dr. H. W. Cox give an grounded I would suggest for the Council a 1-
Law to have general
first aid. It's not so He became tional month or semester of trainingwill interesting talk on the discipleship of can expect a little "PEP," "ACTIVITY," and :
knowledge of history and literature.
make you a more effective helperto Judas Iscariot; how he failed to get "PUBLICITY." "
serious. "They are not correct in say
eminent statesmen" he
your country in this time of its the right view of Christ's mission on "Many con- CLAUDE S. OGILVIE.It .
ing everything is not all right at the
tinued, "entered the doors of the hall
ever growing more critical.So which led to
emergency this eventually
camp, tea continued. "Everything is of fame over the hard-beaten path- is alleged, and admitted by one
be and to out but
willing ready go the .
fine. We are getting plenty of fresh, betrayal.He way of the law. Leaders of men member of the Council that the mem-
go in no thoughtless hurry, nor merelyto says there are so many of us
good food and there are enough are those who are able to see relative bers of the body are taking no apparent -
the natural restlessness of
satisfy fail real mission in
who to
see our
clothes foth the men, too. Most of values and to apply them to the issue interest in their duties, that theydo
the life and like "Iscariot" be attracted -
the soldiers are in better health than may at hand, and the system of study not turn out to meetings as they
both lower and
Finally, to upperclassmen by the other things of life.
before they should, and that no intersociety de-
came. that is pursued in a law college is in-
and to the great army of We should all have some ambitionor
George cherishes no illusions about tended to enable the student to mar- bating schedule nor topics have yet
American college and university grad- from which
some purpose we
the :work that may be ahead. "We shall facts." been arranged.
uates, I would say: The country looksto should not be detracted. As appliedto
will fight four more big battles before "In closing," he stated, "the V sun-
you for justification of the advan- the student, let neither the social
the war is over," he added. "But we shine of justice is applied to all con-
tages it has given or is now giving functions, the football, athletics, I
will knock the Huns out in 1920. They ditions and it resolves itself into the BEGINS NEXT SUNDAY.
You are a privileged class. All etc. sidetrack highest aim
you. girls, your 1
will have of shells and poisongas I
plenty study of the finest of all arts-the art
special privilege brings special responsibility to the exclusion of everything else.
but will them "
fight as
army and special duty. Yours is The man who has an ideal only and of life. Next Sunday, immediately after the
long as we get air to breathe. the
Prof. Arnold's talk dealt with
the advantage of the expanded mind stops here, will not make a success meeting of the Y. M. C. A, Dr. J. M.
A Russian by birth George still Rulesof
of of
Your know- importance knowledge Farr will the first of series of
and the uplifted spirit. of life. It takes more than that- give a
takes a keen interest in what is go- Order to all men and especially to
ledge of the conditions and needs of ambition-as illustrated by the noble lectures on the study of the race
ing on in his native land. "What do the lawyer who is fighting to
your country, and your understandingof example of R. E. Lee, and Woodrow young problem in the South.
you think of the Bolsheviki and their keep the wolf from the door.
the real meaning of patriotism Wilson. i The lectures will be given each
program?" asked. He he it "Like the I
someone was as expressed
should be beyond those of the many The Mandolin Club gave several succeeding Sunday afternoon in the
"I am not sure what their party minister who was lecturing on the
denied your privilege. Therefore, your fine selections to the enjoyment of following order: "Race Prejudice," by
he "It is fourteen
means replied. Devil-full of his subject.
response to the call of your country'sneed those present for which they are to Dr. Farr; "The Sociological Aspect,"
years since I left and it of is
country study being plannedand
my system
insis- by Dr. N. L. Sims "The Economic
should be quicker, more be complimented, and we hope they ;
is all changed. I know only that I thirty minutes of each meet-
tent, more persistent and more readyto may favor us more such music in the Aspect," by Prof. O. C. Ault; '"Re
am now an American." His thoughts is to be in parliamentarydrilL
ing spent
adapt itself to any form of this future. ligion and Morals," by Dr. H. W.
seemed to be far for a moment.
"But away need than that of the unprivileged Beginning Sunday, 17th, immediately Cox; "Education," by Dr.A. A. Mur-
when the is he
war over"
m ny. You have already responded following the Y. M. C. A. meeting, phree; "The Negro and The Adminis-

tinued, speaking more slowly, "I nobly to ,the call to the colors. But Dr. Farr will give the first lecture of PI K. A. DANCE tration of Law," by Dean H. R. Trus-
should like back sometime to
to go a not all of you now march to battle; the series of talks on the Race Prob- ler; "The Agricultural Aspect by i; ;
I'm and free Russia." That'sone not all of you should try to, but all lems of the South which will be entitled Saturday night the Pi Kappa Alpha Dean P. H. Rolfs. t tIf
fighting. who should not or cannot, and all who "Race Prejudice. All those fraternity gave a dance in their rooms

George was here five days and said sticking to their work of making: who signed up for these lectures be over the Lyric Theatre, in honor of some women loved children as 1 ;
he are
was glad he had the chance to
the see themselves fitter for their future sure not to forget to be on hand, also "Pinkey" Moss, former U. of F. stu well as they do poodle dogs, the! congestion

Wheeler old place again. He left for Camp service can still serve, and serve now. all others who may be. interested, at dent. A good.crowd was present and in the orphan homes would

Tuesday afternoon and is 3) TWO o'clock. enjoyed the evening to the utmost. be greatly relieved.-The Gamecock.
now back at work. (Continued on page

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a ,TH FLORIDA ALLIGATOR for such the has;inter-society, beenprepargd debates.it*has If, lfE.LIMI! PLE:

: servedsjuxpurpose; :for the-stu-: ht )

i ,S. STEIN Editor;in Chief dent body>have been kepkin ignorance ;; iJACKSQNVIL. '
.SETH CLARKSON-Managing Editor =: : _
of it. __ I dye ,preparations HOTEL
DEWEY DYE..'...Assi. Msg. Editor for the'-first o"f these debates "i FLORIDA'S MOST POPULAR I It ,

--Loral Editor
.J.J. W;*DALTON......Athletic Editor must begin soon. Queries ;_ rail !'f JfI arid. >::J ack onTille HeadquartersBate
"t i iK.'C. HITCHCOCK-Exchange Editor must be selected, try.vouts.'held,.
speeches,'and material prepared: *-rom-$1.50 up

t; : P. 1L DE Business VANE.Department. ... .'..Manager. To'do: PUS adequately- is,not the J"r.B ;PggND! t ,''Preasi4ent' CHAS-G.,
} t D. Y. ROUSE.......Circulation Mgr. ,work of one week nor of! two.Ample .
time must be had if -- .
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: Entered as 8econdeta"ss matter, worth-while results_ are to be obtamed. _. 1 .wrviti 1...Wi '"

: ''. September 28, 1912,>at ;the ,postoffice -The _interest_ in these A Step'Forward.
I at Gainesville Fla.under the Act t>f debates has hitherto added -The.ter-Fraternity: Conference 1iCK DAMATO )

March 3d, 1879. just'awarded'for 1916-
zest and life to the work of the Cup HighGrade allot"

!; t .17.,will, ,,undoubtedly,bet a factprof
Place all communications,and news literary societies during the Nat to McColium't} .pug'Storc ,MW\ ( TO LOAfi
.t.1 ,Items, in, taxes ,designated for that second semester. The additional -great importance Jn improving ; t ,

,T.i purpose / in Peabody and Language. the-.grade of.scholarship at FeJlQws,my.prin. -suinnierline. ;. isg
E .HaDs. stimulus has furnished them in. Come and se us.
U. F. It is bound to a It
r prove Uncle Moses
with half their excuse_ for exist- PRESSING Ed1st'
powerful inducement for better CLEANING,
i : M Bate -The Florida Alligator, $1.00. ence. Let the debating council ;:
work and should be attained by AND,REPAIRING
j ..; pursue its policy of inaction but I
excellent results.In
I little ,and these debates Phone 511
a longer

f:i, j i.f! : EDITORIAL I I too, will prove but, a mockery of the concluding averages certain the computationof interest- ,

what they might have been.
ing facts were noted, one fraternity -
! If '"A Record of Inaction. The facts of the case make it They will begin Mar. 1, and .
which might have been I
but too evident that somethingis I rEXCHANGESUniversity I throughout the month of April;
-"j '.The communication appearving It has been difficultto first was relegated to the object of the spring practice
i in this issue of the wrong. the failure of reach those
':' Alligator, rear by persistent men who have sent]
get the council to meet at all
r' wand submitted by one of the one man. Another which was of South, Carolina.- football, and to create mated
Some few would be absent at issue of the "Game-
From recent
a a next year's team. Regular
most ardent advocates of debating just passed by the winners fall
meeting and thus make cock" we learn that the University of tice will start
every September 15
f- in the University, speaks :for would likewise have come out a.
South Carolina. has added several
concerted and definite action im new earlier than usual, due to tkj
I Ii *itself. It but gives concrete expression possible. Such times as they ahead if any one of several men members to its faculty, Prof. Vernon that Georgia Tech and Auburn
: a *" to the rising tide of pro- had but done ,mediocre work. Cook, A. B., M. A., University of rather early in the schedule.
have all have been
ft' ,.,test and disapproval against the come together Doubtless each of these men feel South Carolina, Class 1907, has been The students in French ffi

: K.negligence and vacillation of the ; rendered fruitless by the fact personally responsible to his i I elected to fill the vacancy of the asso- classes have been enlisted to

a that no definite plan of proce- ciate professorship in Ancient Lan- in instructing the
: debating council fact for recently
c -a so patient brothers the loss of the Cup
J dure had been prepared before- guages. He is at present studyingfor classes in French for enlist
that it can na longer be ig- and the salutary effect on their .
a Ph. D. degree from the Univer-
ft hand. It is plain that the de- drafted men. On two ev
; :J.ored.:)1 bating council has not taken its future work may be readily fore- sity of Chicago. He will take up his week, two hours each is dev

1t is charged that at this late seen. new duties at once. this work, for which the at1ft
L duties
i g, date no arrangements have been important seriously and This recently ,instituted con- Rev. K. G. Finlay? D. D., rectorof structors get off one hour awe

\ } [.; ...completed with South Carolina unless matters are remedied test for the Cup is important the Trinity Episcopal Church, and their regular 'classes. This
I 3 very soon our debating will be Rev. A.. W. Blackwood.,pastor of the the
right spirit, and
and !
r- ; > Tennessee for the annual since it indicates the trend of we are sore
,1 ; jtrtri-angular weaker than it has been in : First Presbyterian' Church, both of will be amply rewarded for their<
debate which is to
'I r. years. student opinion with referenceto Columbia,. S., C., have also been added Vrork by a better .lmowledgrFrench j
i fltake place in the spring. Fortune the utilization of the to the faculty. They will teach
exceptional for, to teach a sabjee'
\ Someone; has been culpably
I } *.ome interested students ethics and history of .
opportunities afforded at philosophy, re- fix it more firmly in one't
'I! l'have been to find negligent and indifferent in the spectively._ Drs. Thornton Whalingand
'j endeavoring U. F. It marks the passing of Tulane Weekly.
: x .jout,what these performance of duty. Someonehas R. L..Leake will,also assist in'the
.t } $ arrangements an epoch, a change of front ,on
Department of Philosophy. i
l >,.,were,:;only to be informed. that endangered Florida'schances i the part of the fraternities Baseball seems assured. Already S.. A. E. IS AWARDED

.I nothing, definite had been done. unless for success,in the p.ri.pgand which,is 1>indicative of whatis almost all of the money pledged to ", SCHpLARSI
j t A misunderstanding as to the something at going on among the studentsas finance baseball this spring has been

'I I ;q.uery to be debated arose about once, will be held accountable.Our a whole. If its promises prove secured. This shows the right spirit. (Continued from page 1)):

11; i ;,, a month ago. In the meantime i true,' the era of "shooting" and The University of South Carolinais the following order: Theta Chi,,

tK,while the other universities have Enterprising Sociologists.The "getting shot" is on the wane making debate efforts to the foster oratoryand Tau Omega, and Pi Kappa Alpkf

been at work our debating council department of sociology, and a saner; more mature atti- South Carolina.among Before High the Schoolsof end The awarding of the ech

,!jii'Ii J '1! c'5J 5- has wasted precious weeks always on the firing line of prog- tude toward University work of the year, a S. C. High School De- has cup to been S. A.made E. is of the it,first it havus a?

," r '.hesitating between acceptingand has initiated bating League will be
i ress, just a new has come to stay. organized. Gov. only last year decided to ofer
I 1
1 s. ; ; rejecting the question, to experjment. It is in the form ofa The fraternities are to be Manning has manifested his interest a trophy for the fraternitythe
i ;: which the others have already by offering a loving cup to
questionaire and U. F. students congratulated on their move. It the school best yearly average.
tti : "c .When they should have which shall win the state The final of,'
acted establishment
I j are to be the subjects. If is a distinct step forward. honor. Local preliminaries will '
f 1 4. they delayed, Micawber-like they will show the proper spiritof held all over the State, and the final 1916-17 grades was arrived all'

; I .. trusting that something would cooperation, a considerable Faying' As We Go. contests will be held at the Univer- weeks grades of committee painstaking of the work

; ,turn up. After this delay we amount of sociological material sity along with the annual track
; The indomitable, efficient and meet and declamation ternity Conference, by which
cannot reject the contects. In
I F query without should be made available. rors have been eliminated and
astute Manager of the Seminolehas this way, they will try to
an appearance of bad faith. We How does the economic status High School encourage dividual and fraternity ave

!!: cannot accept it without debat- of his family affect one's determined that for once the Literary Societies. ried out to four decimal places

e ing at a disadvantage. Florida's education? How do students year-book shall pay for itself Rollins College.-The Rollins Glee sure exactness and give satis

and to that end has adopted the Club is in to all the fraternities cone
: chances to repeat its victory of from rural and urban sections now swing. The first
last year have needlessly been policy of paying as we go., The recital was given recently in Orlandoat the award of the cup is pro
generally? Is the birth
1 to compare a patriotic The method of reaching t
i'' : :. endangered. quality, size and number of rally, and was a great
rate in the South tending to decrease Seminoles success. Winter Park is ternity and individual ave .,;
printed will be strictly soon to be ..
order to make this
debate or otherwise? Here are a favored by a recital of the Glee Clubat as follows:

possible it will be necessary to few of the questions on which limited by the supply of cash which "The Lady of Shalott" will The number of hours inject

1'.:raise a sum in excess of $125, :the investigators will attemptto pn hand. be rendered. Rollins is very enthu- taken by the individual is I,*.e-]

'" I which will be expended for railroad throw some light. This eliminates the risk of a siastic over its Glee Club, and can at one side of the paper, and.,
shortage but be justly proud of received for each semester is
;i'1 fare for does not lessen the it. >
rot debating Similar data has been obtained Prof. E. of
S. Palmer posite it. The number
if, obligation of the students. former head of
teams. The
seem as though repeatedly in the great the department of Mathematics and each subject is multiplied by'
greater the
z.t1. :- ways and means of raising this Northern universities. This experiment number of subscriptions Natural Sciences, has just been granted received in it, and this figurein

:N--' : amount ought to merit the most should be especially interesting the less the burden of a patent for his invention of a another column and added

: J;- careful consideration on the part since nothing of the cost that will fall upon each one. telescope to be used in connection similar products of the oth r-

r" 4!i .:. .. of the Council. This has not sort has as yet been So when one subscribes for the with the Springfield rifles, now being binations. The total thus obt
attemptedin Seminole used in the U. S. divided by the total number of
:A; :. I been accorded. There he makes possible Navy. The Gov-
; was some the South. Our sociologists ernment has already carried by the student, and
.n greater value at the for
1' 1 discussion on the point it is same price and
true believers will The'al
are when it is a immediately equip all the the individual average.
11 r,., true, and a tentative plan worked question of the Florida climateor for every other subscriber. At rifles in use in the Navy with these averages of all the members j
; out months the same time he helps the'University new telescopes, divided
I-- ago which was to the Florida man and confi- -Rollins Sandspur. chapter are added and

{ z; !- ,have been submitted for by insuring a more number of members, which
approve dently expect a favorable show-
University of
creditable Georgia-The Geor- the for the:
fa1 and annual.. semester average -
ratification to the literary ing for U. of F. gia quintet has just "
as comparedwith met and defeated ter. The two semester ave
: This is
Ii ; < societies. Most of them have that made by other schools. a challenge to the the Washington and Lee team by the added and divided by two, r

,: heard nothing of this plan. Itt The whole value of the experi- school spirit of every Floridaman. small margin of one point. It was a result is the final fraternity a*

is evident that some members of ment will depend on the The duty of each one is very spirited and closely contested for the year.A .
j accuracy -
[> I the debating council are altogether with which the questionaireis clear. If you can possibly spare the game. Throughout the entire game, report was published in a
M- three dollars scores of the two teams differed edition of the Florida Me
r indifferent don't
as to the hesitate .
position filled out. by just
Hasty illadvised a
or single point or two. At
4 their societies when the committee calls. the early in September 1917, ri .
; will take in Help instant
'.t answers can but do injuryto very the last whistle blew, impression that the Kappa All

*this matter. These members the school'and discredit fu- your fellow-subscribers; contrib'ute the Georgia team scored a field goal ternity had won the cup, but
have been guilty of an open ture attempts. This is in every to a bigger annual anda making the score 33 to 32 in their own correctness is now acknowle

.:breach of faith. respect better school.A favor. Georgia has suffered but one those who caused it to be
an important and defeat
progressive so far this
Equally important season, this being Since the of than .
the appearance
among undertaking and the at the hands of the fast
: duties of the goat that has chewed North Caro- attitude has been assumed:;.
debating council up a news- lina
is students quintet.-Red
of U. of F. will not be and Black
-x paper might well be Interfraternity conference for
'the said to
4 preparation of possess Tulane
a schedule slow to respond. ,"inside information.',';Ex. University.-Tulane has decided such publications until the -
to have
{ I spring football practice. award of.the cup is made.
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,IL ITEMSR. After all the time and mental ener- TO-N'Ia: H T A N'"D "EV B"-R"V NIWr

gy we expended in framing up a nice, 'jgki
respectful obituary for,George Fritz
L. Bridges spent a few days last we find. that.the .ol3 rSscal< is alive C1 S s.Mnt.inn: Pictures ;

*week with his family ,at Ocala. and well and 'eating.. threef square\ ..7yicl'T)
meals a day somewhere in UlinoSTThe" '

The Mandolin Club was organized "report of his death, was greatly ex-
i last Friday night and the following aggerated,"which fact: elevates him ta Lypie. Theater '
officers were elected: A. R. Marks; Director a place beside Mark Twain and other i

| 5 ; A.. E. Schneider, President; R. famous misreported individuals.Thus, ,
| H. Gault, Secretary-Treasurer; H. not quite one year away from our Your Patronage Invited

I *..Zeder, sinss..Manager. protecting wing, Fritz has already
brought great honor to his Alma ._
Bill Runge,Yance y, Clemons, Pat Mater: -.- '. .. .'-...-. .----.- :
<. tan, H. Wilebaus, MatTock, Rat Alger 1
|l and Percival walked to Alachua Sink Is Ralph a Stude

[ Sunday morning, bringing back some Earnest, (speaking of something United Shoe Store :, .j

. creepy looking skulls of animals. as perfectly innocent): "Did you get out
relics. of that pickle-'you 'were in the other:\
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day Two Well Known Brands
L. J, Liefeste who left last week .Crosby: "Yes." j ,.

for Tampa to be examined for ser- Bystander: "Ralph Crosby! I didn'tknow Crossett Educator
vice in the army is back again. He that you drank! t 'r
passed the examination successfully.

-- University Avenue next to Busy Bazaar 'Hj
Case of What
Charlie Johnson was in Jackson-

ville Sunday and had a most enjoy. "Where's Mahon?" __nn___ w j
able time with his dentist. "Over at the Law Building. I think
he and Shorty have "
a case.
When you want Hardware BAIRD has it
Bob Earnest's parents paid him a
visit Sunday afternoon. 'War Note Reach's Football Goods, Wright & Ditson Tennis Rackets and Athletic Goods, East-

Dispatches received last night state man Kodaks and Supplies, Reach's Baseball Goods, Louisville Slugger Bats all latest .
Miss McRobbie reports that P. K. that the Allies on two nights of last models, Remington, U. M. C. and Winchester Ammunition, Remington and Automatic i;

Blackwell is in infirmary with meas- week stormed the first line trenchesin Pump Guns. Remember we carry as complete a stock as money can buy. ;. \
les. the Baird theater of operations.
They successfully repulsed numerous WHOLESALE AND RETAIL- :;
Ralph Crosby returned last week
shank attacks of the enemy.
after a short visit with his folks at BAIRD HARDWARE. CO.PHONE .
Palatka.S ) '''7 '-
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A. B. Wilkinson left, Friday for He walked right in
Orlando, where he,is to give the High And won a pot --- -< --..!
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And walked right out "' -- '"
_ School some dope on the coming High
School meet to be held here April Again!

; the thirteenth.W. .
Our idea of the most fruitless occupation .GainesvillePurniture Co / '
in the world is to stand in front '
H. Whitaker as usual spent,.the .
."* Hall after and $
of; .Language chapel '
week-end at Hague. '
try to "bum" a cigarette. Full Line Victrolas and Records .

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H. R. Cornell spent a few days last -
.. week with his folks in Orlando. THE COLLEGE STUDENT COME IN AND HEAR NEW RECORDS
Frank DeVane longs to intercepthis GAINESVILLE FLORIDA
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elusive "Country. I
There is vermuch that. you.can doightnow !I I
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G. C. Battle ,spent Saturday and -- --. ,
Sunday with his parents in Sorento.I. I would call your attention to just -

one of the many ways in which you There is only one kind of Glasses for YOUR vision and
T. Umbright registered in the can help, and help importantly. It
Agricultural College for the second is the way to insuring the absolutely 'O that is the

semester. necessary food supply to ourselves, ABSOLUTELY CORRECT
and to our Allies.Especially .
F. M. Holley is spending several must the matter of the 1 No
We grind all lenses used in our prescription work. delay.
days with his folks at Apalachicola.B. food supply of our Allies be stressed.The .

vital world problem of food is .
L. Feaster spent the week end not generally understood. The popular C. H. COLES & SON
with his folks at
view is too self-centered, too
selfish-to use an ugly word. It does
Horace Loom'is, left last Thurs-
not look across the sea. The back-
day for Atlanta, Georgia, where he is wash of Europe's misery does not -- ..
going to try to enter; the Aviation
carry to our shores. We do not know
Corps.L. and .hence cannot feel, the pangs of T. F.THOMAS.President R. W.THOMAS Treuurer O. H.THOMAS. Secretary

hunger, and pain of hunger weakness ,
A. Rider of Tallahassee, Florida, that are everywhere in Europe. Theyare The ,Thomas Companyfind; ;
registered in the Teachers' College
pains felt by our Allies as
last week. by our foes. We must make this HARDWARE IMPLEMENTS SEED

known to all our people, that all our -
Lieut. E. B. "Skeet," Hampton people may understand the great and Gainesville, Fla. .
former U. of F. student was in immediate role
indispensable -AGENTS FOR----
Gainesville the last week-end visitinghis in this all-important
home.COACH. they part of must the play war situation.. You who .: THE INTERNATIONAL L HARVESTER CO. and THE JOHN DEERE PLOW CO. I f

can readily 'understand must help. All Kinds of Farming Tools
BUSER'S BROTHER You can impress on the people

WAS ON TUSCANIAThe around you, and wherever you go, the
fact that' 'the critical phase of the

tragedy of the war strikes homeat world food problem is now, not the
the University of Florida, in the question of high or low prices but the FIRST NATIONAL BANK I JGainesville
torpedoing of the Tuscania which car- question of producing and saving and
ried among its men a brother of Mr. sending enough food to our Allies to

A. L. Buser, the efficient coach of the keep them alive and strong and stead Fla.. '
University of Florida. Coach Buser's fast in war. The critical question now ,
brother was a member of a supply in this war is the question of the actual Ii

company from Camp McArthur, Wis-I physical strength of the fighting UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY >
consin. His fate is not yet known. nations.
You can understand it, and you can $100.000.00
Surplus j
Stallings, Freshman President.M. explain it. You can help us let the Capital 100000.00 .
people of this country know that our
D. Stallings, of Tampa was
Allies depend absolutely on us to
elected to the presidency of the Fresh-
maintain their food supply. They, '
man class Friday evening to succeed
themselves, simply cannot do it. If it -
J. C. Lightsey who has left the Uni-
is not done for them by us the end of '
versity. and it is bad end, I
the war is near, a
E. K. Knight, of Bradentown, was
inconceivably bad end. From every Abstract
Madison Alachua County
elected vice-president. "Bill" .
American college man the country ex-
of Jacksonville chosen to
; was
the truest devotion, the truest
coach the class basket-ball team.A pects
and the highest service.
And patriotism it will get it. You will give it.: B. R. COLSON, President i

must say this khaki camping Bootblack (dusting patron emphati- I i

skirt is loose fit." cally and with tip in prepense-

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