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Title: The Florida alligator
Alternate title: Summer school news
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Alternate Title: Daily bulletin
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: April 17, 1918
Publication Date: 1912-1973
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Coordinates: 29.665245 x -82.336097 ( Place of Publication )
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>.
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VI University of Florida, Gainesville, Wednesday, April 17, 1918 No. 25

d JI I F, DEBATING TEAMSTO LAWYERS MAKE TRIP. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA the nation month is fighting.and a half In of the school remaining INSTRUCTIVE TALK j !! ;

this term, more complicated work is .

LEAVE FRIDAY FORENEM1TSTERRITORY others Students in the of University the Law interested College and in BATTALION IN- to be given the cadets than they have BY JUSTICE ELLIS ti :

had that when the term is
yet so ,
the study of law and the workings of
over they will possess a good knowl-
our legal machinery were taken Fri- SPECTIONMonday edge of the fundamental principles of Appellate Practice in Florida Is .
day, April 5, through the federal land Ii .
office in the post office building by modern warfare. Subject of Justice, in Law I 1
Benz, Carter, Stein and Mudge Registrar Robert W. Davis and PerryM. College Friday-Well At- .

Will- Depart for Knoxvilleand Colson, receiver, and "shown the evening, Inspecting Officer NEW GUINEA BEANS tended-Was HelpfuL ,
Lieutenant Colonel Chas. H. Boyce, U. 1 .
Columbia to Take S. from Chickamauga Park.
Army t
Up Arms for U. P. The two gentlemen explained every- Tenn., arrived, in Gainesville and, PUT JACK AND BEAN The :Moot Court Room in the College + I r If: ,

thiflg\in connection with public lands' Tuesday evening, proceeded to his of Law building was filled almost .. t:., ;
in Florida, from the beginnings of the to capacity Friday morning when Justice i
work of conducting the yearly I
TENN. AND S. C. COME HERE state to the present day, including a ment inspection of the University govern- STALK IN THE SHADEForms William H. Ellis of the Supreme r I'i j i

full explanation of the survey system. battalion. Promptly at eight-thirty, Bench of Florida delivered an address i ."
Interesting to the inspecting group on the "Appellate Practice in Flor :
Gainesville and University Will he arrived at the parade grounds and Part of the Instructionfor .
several hundred
were parchments, finding the battalion drawn in for- ida.
Host to Visiting Men up
Play yellowed with age, dating from the him he Ag. Students-Editing All the members of the. Law College -
mation and awaiting proceeded -
Who Are Scheduled to time of John Quincy Adams' admin- to put the three companies com- Sight to See the Commons a large number of students from

Debate Here. istration and bearing the signaturesof posing it through their paces. Farm-Recalls Tropics.If other departments and several prac-

Presidents of. the United States ticing lawyers from town were present
Preceded by the band 'and headed
ever since his day. They were unclaimed to hear this edifying lecture, and ,
the student seeker
J. S. sight or mere
After a month of preparation, by Cadet Major Wilkinson and his !
Sam Stein andV. land patents, granted direct curious rubberer will only take a short to meet the Justice.f
Benz, Dickson Carter, staff, the entire organization, in full
from the government to the settlers, Justice Ellis gave a brief but con- : ,
stroll the sand road
D. Mudge, the debaters who are to dress uniform, passed in review be- along winding
some of them granted for military cise historical outline of the judicial
which leads south from Thomas Hall (
represent the University in the 1918 fore the Inspecting Officer'and :Major 4
service in the war of 1812. system as a superstructure built upon f :
he will be treated to unique sight. !
triangular debate with the Universities Walker, the U. of F. CommandingOfficer
An of the office told the The that before the the foundation of the ancient ordeal ,+;
of Tennessee and South Carolina, employee and formed in company column sight spreads out '
will leave Friday for their destina- visitors that just.a short time ago for inspection. Then, followedthe gaze is an educational one, it is a by fire, and by battle. He referredto
he had written to Washington small of ground three four the courts, and to the Supreme ; ; .
tions; Benz and Carter to go to Knox- con- rigid inspection of the individual acreage or
ville, and Stein and Mudge to Colum- cerning certain papers which had been members of the battalion. The uniforms acres at the most, rich with a diffuse Court in particular as "the"keystone ,.
sent there for correction in 1825. of truck of the arch of government.
and equipment of each man was variety garden tomatoes,

bia.At Knoxville, Benz and Carter, the Many other interesting things were subjected to the close and careful cabbage, mustard, onions and ruta- "Law," he declared, "is human judg-
ment of the past 'aided by human
latter taking the' place of Marcus brought to the attention of the coming scrutiny of the inspecting officer. bagas, all of which hump themselvesin :
counsel of the present, it includes the
Brown because of illness, will upholdthe barristers, and when they left they After this inspection was finished, the a strenuous effort to keep down the
principles of right and human justice
cost of and win the
affirmative of the question, "Re- were presented with pamphlets con- companies were, one by one. put high living help between man and man." .0 ;
taining an inventory of all public through various movements of both war.
solved: That wage boards should be
Justice Ellis stated that the "im-
established in the various states with lands in the country, letters of in- close and extended order!"Brill, including It is the University Commons gar-
of the appellate courts is
den platted out in rows, ridges and portance .
to establish minimum wage structions to prospective homesteaders platoon drill, bayonet practice,
power beyond expression, for all litigation
scales for workers in departmentstores and copies of the federal home- rifle exercise, loading and firing, dis- beds according to the most approved .
to central point that
one ,
dictates of modern scientific converges
steading laws. playment and patrol work. As the day
constitutionality -
and factories ( -Is
methods. point the appellate courts, it ends it
next maneuver, the companies were farming {
conceded), against the South Car- all, it gives the last word, the last .
This little which is .
into their and valley possessedof
broken ,
up squads, under -
At Columbia Stein ,
olina debaters. oft ,
judgment and is the fountain
command of their corporals, squad great fertility, wonderfully
and :Mudge will take the negative of truth."
drill was given. The companies then productive, is equipped with an irrigation tHe
the proposition against Tennessee. showed the large amount of }
assembled into battalion formationand system, but does not rely en- .
Tennessee and Carolina will debate According to late reports, the death heavy work that the Judges ,
commanded Cadet Major tirely upon,this to keep the soil prop-
by .the. ,
here on the same day (Saturday, knell has been sounded to those college -
were called upon to perform, but insisted ,
erly moist for those in control hit :
executed number of the complex ,
April 20)), so that each debate will be youths who devote a large part that the work of reading
scheme when
battalion movements. The inspectionwas upon a possible original
held on neutral territory.The of their time to the other than study through a bulky brief, in which the
concluded by a full dress parade. they decided to plant the onions and
and Carolina debat- side of college life. At a meeting recently -
Tennessee facts were many times so obscure that
in the
in order
Then the companies were dismissed.The potatoes same rows
ors are expected to arrive in Gaines- held at the Association of weeks of study would be necessary to
entire affair was carried out nature herself might sustain the
ville Friday. They will be the guestsof i American Colleges a three-year course I II simmer the case down to one or two
with great skill and efficiency and re- dampness<< during seasons of drought
the University while here. The was advocated instead of the present material,issues was the least of his .
I without need for artificial
ceived the well merited praise of all help, by
debate will be held probably in the fou--year one. The president of of the troubles, their big task is finding the
who witnessed the inspection. Lieu- means potato eyes. y
high school auditorium, as it was last Clark College is a strong supporter of tenant Colonel Boyce stated that bat- Instructors in the Agricultural Col- real law and then applying it once it
year, although the location has not the proposed concentration of the college is found.It .
talion made an excellent showing. He lege sometimes refer to this spot as
yet been definitely decided upon. work. He said: "After the war is then that the "rigid and unchangeable -
further stated that the training in the the Utopia in gardening, and the i .
The two Florida teams held a trial education will become intensified, par- body of legal rules which -
university would be of immense valueto method by which it is managed and
debate Monday night in the law col- tially due to the inauguration of uni- the cadets in preparation for army cultivated is fed to the boys along follow from pure reason and are nec-
for the of breaking the versal military training which will essary for all times and for all places"are
; purpose service later on, if it becomes neces- with romboids and English I.
ice and rounding off the rough edges. take up one year of college life. sary for them to enter it, and that it Years ago when the back to the called into play and adapt them..

Their arguments and their expositionof is his belief that, under proper train- farm craze first struck the Commonsit selves to the march of the times and

them were excellent and they are Seniors at the University of Illinois ing, fully 99 per cent of them would is reputed that one hard working, becomes the servant of the people's

expected to win both their debates are now drawing up a petition to the I become officers. well meaning tiller of the soil worked social needs.

and maintain the good record of last effect that all seniors who have madea i Major Walker, U. S. Army, Retired, until the dusk of eve, rushing to get His closing theme was a plea to the I

year's teams. "B" or higher in a course should II the commanding officer and instructorin through flooding the crops before it youthful tyro to study his form books !

not have to take an exam. Their I military science and tactics, was rained. (Ag. students are warned not and statute books in order to elimi- t

EDWIN E. SPARKS hesitation was removed by the news I highly pleased over the work of the to make this same error.) nate all surplusage. 1

ARRIVES AT HOMEThe that the University of Kansas had i battalion, and stated that, without a Mrs. Swanson, who has the Com-

recently granted that privilege.Ex. I II I doubt, the inspection was the best mons and the garden in charge, is always their fig leaves and made going in

II I that has ever been passed in the his- on the lookout for new speci- the open very bad.

letter following is an extract received from a Princeton.-It has been decided to I tory of the University. This is very mens of provender to feed the boys; The New Guinea native is reputedto

which Dr. Murphree make Princeton'the training center of gratifying when one considers that she reports that a new specie of bean be a devotee of cocoanuts and New

from Edwin E. Sparks, president of the first contingent of five hundredY. only comparatively few of the older will probably be grown in the near Guinea beans, which he picks from the '

the Pennsylvania State remembered College sometime M. C. A. workers who are soon to students of the past two or three future. This bean, it is said, has such a vines on the tree tops in a sun-lit

ago. It will be visitoron by be sent to France to serve with the years returned to school this year( as growth that it will leave the renowned clime (or climb) which are life savers -
most that Dr. Sparks was a in the majority of the older students en- bean plant of "Jack and the Bean- in seasons when the army worm and
time and French army response to a request
the campus some ago, from Premier Clemenceau.Ex.A tered some branch of the service), stalk" fame in the dim background.This chinch bug and :Mexican beetle and
delivered several addressesto
interesting and that the material on hand, besides is a certain species of New root rot and cabbage worm and rust f

the student body. being new, is comparatively young. Guinea bean that properly propagatedis and blight attack the crops of the

"I reached my own domain about new plan is to be pursued at But the officers have labored faithfully said to be prodigious when it comesto tangled jungle.

7:30 the night before last and found Washington State in semester exam- the cadets have been eanest-in appeasing the hunger of growing The delicacy of some of these ten-'

about nineteen hundred loyal boys and inations. One half of the exam is to their work, extra time has been de- youths.The der and palatable products is demon- i

girls at the campus entrance. These be written one day and the other half voted to drill, and the inspection giant pods of this bean it is strated by the relish with which they '

little things brighten the executive the next day, provided the course is proved that a great amount of good claimed, resemble nothing else in the are demolished by frequenters of

sky and make one forget the presenceof for three or more than three hours has been done for the cadets throughthe world so much as they resemble the :Mess HalL '

clouds. Everything here seemed to credit.-Ex. military training this year. baseball bat with which Henry Fair- The struggle necessary to get some

be going well and I doubt whether ]I :Men who are conversant with the field won the county championshipfor of this "fodder," "cow feed" or "sil-

could have remained away much longer Dartmouth.-Recent action by the needs of the nation at this critical the Red Briar club. age," as it is called, does much to

: without jeopardizing my term of faculty has greatly broadened the en- time have repeatedly addressed the The kitchen help in Mess Hall, most foster a war spirit of hatred for anything "

office. It is always disconcerting to trance requirements so that future students here and without exception, of whom are persons of color, are excited German, and contributes.freelyto

find that matters go on better when applicants need only present ten and in telling the students what they over the prospects of workingover the arousing of the bellicose propensities ,

the president is away. one-half definite units for entrance. should do to assist in winning the the carcass of one of these leguminous of the erstwhile peaceful stu-

"It was a great pleasure to- see your The other four units may be elected war, have urged that they stay in seeds. dents, who would like to go after the

most ,promising plant and to know from any studies passed with a certificate school, study as never before and Several of the help claim relation- Kaiser with an enormous bean shooter

that hereafter I shall read with espe- grade in high schoolEx.In make the most of the military train- ship with the primeval New Guinea constructed after the pattern of a .

cial interest anything. connected with ing offered them. That the students denizens who first cultivated the New machine gun of thirteen-inch caliber.

your institution." I have followed this advice and have Guinea bean with a clam shell on the

the annual class track meet at applied themselves in a creditable sands of the tropic island and storedit Mrs. Todd: "Jack, get the window .t '

Davidson's football team has been Georgia Tech, held recently, the manner, has been well shown by the away in the palmetto huts for prov- pole and measure the length of the

very successful this season. They Freshmen came off with first honors fact that the battalion is in a better ender on days of midwinter when the I room." ;

have defeated U. of Georgia and Ogle- and the Juniors with the second place. condition than ever before, and the mercury fell to thirty above zero, and Jack: "I can measure that with my

thorpe and have tied with U. of South No ,previous school records were students and authorities are doing the wild winds of the zone on the 1 feet. I don't need any window pole."

Carolina and Georgia Tech. broken. their best to aid the cauSe for which other side of the equator disarranged i i'e Ocaleean Ensign.


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t THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR praise lections that rendered.can be And given the best the HOTEL SEMINOLE

speakers is to say'that the humorous I

;: S. STEIN Editor in Chief selections were really "JACKSONVILLE ..

< SETH CLARKSON-Managing Editor funny while most of the dra- -/ ..

matic ones were, contrary established 1
r LOFTON BROWN_Local Editor '

J. W. DALTON....Athletic EditorK. custom, affecting rather F University of Florida's Jacksonville Headquarters :

C. HITCHCOCKExchange Editor than affected. (
I Rates from $1.50 up (
Business Department "

:. F. M. DE VANE. . ..Manager Jacksonville. J. B. POUND, President CHAS. G. DAY, Manager J. RUSSELL PETERS, Asst Mtti "

LLOYD Z. MORGAN_ 1ss't Bus. Mgr.D. Duval High School certainly i

V. ROUSE.......Circulation Mgr. this r
dumfounded her opponents

Entered as second-class: matter, year by taking the Track :Meet agree that anyone having the --!

September 28, 1912, at the postoffice and declamation Contest. To be'orced least appreciation of public ,

at Gainesville, Fla., under the Act of to concede to Jacksonvillea should regard himself NICK DAMATOHigh

March 3d, 1879. speaking .
superiority in brawn was bad privileged to attend.It Grade TailorNext

Place all communications and news enougH. But to admit that they as is for the debators them- to McCollum's Drug Store MONEY'\ TO LOAN 1 .

items in boxes designated for that raise in Jax orators and men of
the reputationof
selves to uphold line is
Fellows,my spring-summer /
L s in Peabody and Language
purpose brains likewise will indeed provea U. F. at Knoxville and Co- in. Come and se us.

Halls. bitter pill for some to swallow, lumbia. > It is the part of the CLEANING, PRESSING Uncle l Moses Edelsteaj u
s I ,
I Rate-The Florida Alligator, $1.00.
because so unexpected.
whole to
R U. F. student body as a AND REPAIRING

However Duval supporters are uphold her. reputation here in

urged not to go too far lest their Gainesville by their presence and I Phone 511
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enemies floor them with the such financial or other aid as i

crushing retort that after trying Picked from
they can give. men "

% F The High School. Meet. so long and so hard without other states will be here and will "I
; ; E Another red-letter day at the results Jax was about due to judge us. The University of _

'J [ University has become history win. Florida is on trial. Let us all

: At a i ; {!-. "and once more the annual High cooperate with the Debating ALPHAS START THE stray Greek-found his way to it

; ,;: School :Meet has made good. inspection.The Council in their efforts to make BALL ROLLING WITH Elks' Club. In his arms he bOlu

: :i1 : J From the point of view of U. F., annual inspection of the this debate a success. MERRY DANCE.The huge music box, genus unknown fll

i! ; of the visitors and of Jacksonville University battalion again vindi- later. He was invited to give a del

cated the efficiency of the drill sical selection, which he did, bat In
'I, i in particular it was an un- CORNELL RETAINS HONOR SYS-
Kappa Alpha fraternity openedthe
I he broke into uGoo
an encore %
: and military instruction given at TEM. ]
.' qualified success. half week of pleasure Thursday Broadway, Hello France!" and fes&j
i U. F. in turning out a creditable night with dance at the Elks' Club
Gainesville seemed almost another a ties began in earnest. The accori|
!1 military organization. Both the At a recent mass meeting of Civil
: I, town last Friday and Saturday honoring the "Kappa Alpha Club" of ist responded tor encore after es
officer Lieutenant Engineering students at Cornell, it the Florida Woman's College. The
inspecting ; The dance broke up at midmg
1: r. Old University avenue,
decided to retain in all its
I ,- Colonel Chas. H. Boyce, and Major was pro- dance was a program affair with excellent view of the events of the next day,'-
i thronged with athletes, coaches visions the Honor System now in
; music and
.. Walker expressed themselvesas was greatly en- that a little pep could be saved. r..
t and rooters of Since its inauguration, twelve .
:b{ I every description, vogue. joyed. and Mrs. Crow chaperoned
highly pleased with the show- the system has met with
years ago
k 11 I notably of, the fairer variety, The ladies present were:
ing made. The hard work of of- unqualified success and has been one

: was somehow miraculously re11' ficers and men'is amply repaidby of the most efficient organizations in Misses Boring, Parker, Futch, Richardson NEW S. A. E. ROOMS OPENS]

', juvenated. The atmosphere was any university.-Cornell Daily Sun. Walker, Raney, Fleming, De- WITH AFTERNOON OF .
the results obtained. As
j !:- carnival-like yet tense and electric our Pass, Crom, Clark, Bishop, Chesnut,
government; finds occasion to call Carruth Thomason Clemmons DANCING FUN.
might have been .Hil-
as expected
Ii .
t ; when the youth of Florida U. F. students to the colors it THE PERFECT COMEBACK. dreth, Gale, Yeager, Broward, Lockey,

: i will find men whose preliminary Marr, Russell, Farrior, Lamar, Davis, The S. A. E.'s threw open their m j
"Willie, your'master's report of
came from north and south and
: Newman, Monroe and Epps. rooms in the Princess Theater baling >1
training has been largely com- your work is very bad. Do you know
west and east to match muscle
f The Saturday afternoon at tip
party was chaperoned by Mes-
.1 pleted and who can quickly and that; when Woodrow Wilson was your
; endurance and skill in an ardu- age he was head of the school?" dames Bailey, Spain, Cannon, Crow, thirty ,with a dance that will long It
be made into
easily competent remembered by those who attesdedu
<; ous contest. "Yes, pajjand when he was your Stringfellow, Morgan, DePass and
officers. Hamilton.A. one of the bright spots in the soeal I
j ;: I The weather was fine and the age he was president of the United
Some life of the University this
i apprehension aroused year.
t\ Meet fast, two records being tied States.-Ex.
I I recently when Cadet-Major\ Wilkinson The rooms, which were formerly j
T :' : and three broken. T. O. HOUSE
;; That is good. THE SCENE Princess Theater itself, have und
accused the battalion
I !: 1't i' But over and above this our visitors OF PRETTY RECEPTION gone complete renovation for the S |

1 'I M;t ; assured us that the reception general and particularly the officers, he of Patriotic Old Lady (to youth who is FRIDAY AFTERNOON.The A. E.'s, and from the three large&d&j
ineffiency. Evidently .
J l' accorded them was entirely globes in front of the entrance, I* j
milking a cow); "Young man, why .
t ; used the term comparatively tered with the Greek name of the fib ]
.. t f' to their liking-and that is bet- aren't you at the front?" A. T. O.'s got right Friday

,.! 1 i ter. They have seen U. F. and rather than as an actual state- "Because the milk is at 'this end, afternoon and gave one of the prettiest ternity, to the cozy rest-rooms at fe j
ment of fact. It is north end of the establishment, eve
.' i ; d}: met the fellows and know something apparent now ma'am.-Widow. receptions of the year in honor of thing was spick and span and bri I
: that instead of censuring the the visiting ladies, in town the
t: \ of our buildings and over
The walls were hung with pieta; j
men for non-performance of SOME ARTIST! week-end, at the A. T. O. house.
: ; grounds and equipment. They and pennants, while, on high bracken j
t. Professor Marks'
I r I IG' duly he was merely urging themto orchestra ren-
have seen what have and vases of pink flowers lent vwfyaf
we are "Did
you ever hear about the artist dered music throughout the afternoon
1 ; increased efforts so that they touches of color to the green-and-ta>
j : ; satisfied. No few of who drew and
a the contestants once a bird so lifelike thatit those who cared to danced:on the
might realize their full possibilities. papering scheme. Near the north ell
r f have announced their started to sing?" spacious and prettily decoratedporch.
To judge from the of the dancing hall hung the S. A.3t
,I candidacy for the proud title of"Gator" manner "That's nothing! Once I drew a henso Later refreshments were served in the covert
"I in which the inspection came off lifelike that when I threw it into form of fruit punch, sandwiches and service flag, its white field

f t next year. And this he has certainly succeeded.The the wastebasket it laid there"-Ex. coffee. with stars and on the north wall ve ]
makes all the effort and expense f" pennants and pictures of chapters rf j

I 'i of arranging the Meet worth I rose with great alacrityTo When the A. T. O. house is "fixedup" former years. On top of the pigs
a party of any kind, it is
Tennessee-South Carolina a
received Interfr
while. offer her my seat. was set the newly
j Debate. For 'twas a question whether she or I mighty nice place to look at as wellas ternity Conference scholarship csft
We extend heartiest to be in, and the pleasant
thanks to sur- for tk
Should stand awarded to the S. A. E.'s
upon feeL-Ex.
I The biggest thing of its nature my roundings had much to do with mak-
1 the high schools of the state and highest scholastic standing among tie
to take place at U. F. this ing the guests, of
many whom
were engrarei
to the people of Gainesville for Young Lady: "Shall I get off this visitors fraternities in 1916-17, and
enjoy the
will be the afternoon
: year debate on the to the with of the fratepnity
their invaluable aid and cooperation end of the car?" fullest extent.Practically Greek letters
i Minimum\ Wage between South and the it won. Abo<*<
: in making this Meet pos- Conductor: "Suit yourself, Miss; year was
1 f sible. Carolina and Tennessee Satur- both ends stop." the same crowd that the large mirror on the south if*

I day, April 20. While this debateis went from one dance to another the was a large American flag.
And in conclusion it may be few days of the past week was Fess and Boots orchestra, aiR:
j In
taking place in Gainesville the a race for a husband how
can a
present, and the
said that if this adage "The
Meet has been more the mented by Signor What'shisnasthe f.
two U. F. teams will be debating girl tell when she is on the last lap! merrier"
attended by any unusual success -Ex. was proven forever in the ragtime accordion-player, kept tfc:*
against U. of Tennessee at Columbia minds of the guests. music until after six-tto&.
as is generally believed it
.t ,
S. C., and against U. of Guy, Mrs. Stringfellow and when the-party disbanded in order ti
4 'f is largely due to the energy and Quite Observing."You Mrs. Murphree chaperoned; Pan-Helled
South Carolina at Knoxville get supper before the
m j! push of Coach Buser. see m'dearargued Blinks,
I J! Tenn. Last year our teams who arrived home in an explanatorymood should begin at the Elks' Club.
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I brought back reports of the "it was like this. I got thinkln LOTS OF PEP AT THE ELKS Practically the same persons weft-

The Declamation Contest.To so hard of the beau'ful statue otLlb'ty CLUB WHEN PI K. A. there that attended the other dank;
splendid reception given them at
all lit upland it made me so pa- of the week. chaperoswby .
many, perhaps the most Knoxville and Columbia while tr'tlc that I Just hatago and get lit up CUTS LOOSE. Prof. and Mrs.They C.were L. WiUot1g ;
pleasing feature of the Meet was m'aelt.-Pnck.
the debaters
1 visiting Gainesvillewere and Mrs. J. D. Parker. ;
the excellence of the declamations : also royally entertained. With "track meet festivities" in full

?# given in Chapel Hall last Worth Consideration. swing, the Pikes: threw their collec-
U. F.
went to
a body
... Pleasure comes through toil and not tive hats into the ring Friday PAN-HELLEIQC WINDS ur 1 ;
&, Friday evening by the high attend the debate. It seemed as by self-indulgence and indolence. When about three hours after the last
guest GAY -
school students. Men competent though each University stroveto one gets to love work, his life Is a had vanished from the A. T. O. house, :
to judge have declared that it happy one.-RuskIn. and THANK GOODNESS
outdo the other in true Southern began a dance at the Elks' Club

}4 excelled anything of like nature hospitality. '- that proved one of the peppiest of the .1'
Love's Demands. As a grand finale, the five frater
that has been done here week, even the whole
I before. If possible, let us even excel "Love requires not so much proofsis year. ties combined and gave a "big one"a4

?r The audience were for once our performance of last year. expressions! of love. Love demands Everybody was there,-everybody honor of the track meet men and tl,

r really entertained when they The question to be debated is Jttle ease .than" the power to feel and Jacksonville from Gainesville, everybody from student body. The evening was e "t
require love. -Richter.Sir
; might so easily have been bored. both interesting and timely and Ocala-and,the Palatka ballroom, Tallahassee, joyed by all, and the Elks' Club "
was daz-
jammed to dai
There was a fortunatecombination will be handled who Oliver zling, overflowing
by men can Lodge's Faith. noisily happy sight. Professor

of the dramatic, the patri- do it justice. Those who remem- *:I will not believe that It Is given :Marks' popular musicians were on the row couples, far, though overshadowed stags,these.piled row E I

and the humorous in to man to have thoughts higher and job, but during the
qtic the
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se- debate of last will a wan one
year nobler than the real truth o{ things." / was sorry when midnigh
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Nova Scotia to
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ITEMS giant albacore or tuna. Nova ScotiaIs :XOISIGHT A N D EVERY IN I G H THigh ::1 '
t LL jn. so much a land of fish, says a writer, t : _
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i; Lieut. Everett Yon of Camp Hill, '$59. 66. 31 worth. Every tiny haven Class Motion Pictures i i j; :
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'Newport a graduateof around the extensive Bluenose Lands.

of the University, was visiting friends coast harbors fishing smacks galore,

on the campus last week.J. while Lunenburg Canso, Liverpooland .
! Chester are home ports for hun-
dreds of fleet-winged deep-sea banking Lyrio Theater : It
R. Gunn of Camp Johnston, Jack- schooners.

sonville, was a visitor to the Uni-

versity last week. Your Patronage Invited tn.:: F
Meaning of Western Reserve. ,: !t H
Jean Carpenter is back again aftera The phrase Western Reserve means

week's stay at Orlando and other northern Ohio but It originated In Ir

places.T. Connecticut. When Connecticut, In I t ,
1786. ceded her western r r
lands tn the

M. Palmer, W. B. Hopkins, W. united i-S1tsn she" -reserved- a large United Shoe Store i

H. Cates and Walter Moore spent tract adjoining Pennsylvania, now I
forming the northeastern corner of ,
Easter Week at their homes in Talla- .
Ohio, which for several years was : i
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D. Devane was a "visitor" at j .
Qf the reservation was made In 1800.
his home in Plant City several days Crossettt Educator : = 1 ) :

last week. '
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Members of the Y. M. C. A. Cabinet Coffee Is not a stimulant pure and University Avenue, next to Busy Bazaar ? : :
simple, but a very considerable nutri i
held their regular meeting in SectionF '
I ent. Justus Liebig proved that, by ,I :
Thomas, Sunday afternoon. taking equal lots of men working in f

the salt mines feeding one lot bread I
Foster Chatham left Saturday for and meat, the other bread and coffee, When you want Hardware BAIRD has it I : :

Arcadia to assist his father in har- and squad comparing did more results.work and The came coffee out Reach's Football Goods, Wright & Ditson Tennis Rackets and Athletic Goods, Eastman J'' ti; i

vesting their potato crop. In better shape than the meat eaters.. Kodaks and Supplies Reach's Baseball Goods, Louisville Slugger Bats all latest 4. '-:_". I ,

John Coleman returned last week '\ models, Remington, U. M. C. and Winchester Ammunition, Remington and Automatic !

after spending several days at homein Pump Guns. Remember we carry as complete a stock as-money can buy. f I ,t- :' i ) I

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a murder trial six experts were

Henry Crawford Sy Hollinsworth,I examined. Most of them had a na- BAIRD HARDWARE CO. : r==; ;
tional reputation. A hypothetical question ; I
Bill Ray and Carl Rosenbush were '
of 20,000 words which requiredtwo : :
among the alumni of the Universitywho hours to,read was asked of Doctor PHONE 7Gainesville tie

attended the High School Meet Jelley a Boston expert on insanity. t

here Saturday.Dean The learned doctor answered the question .
in three words: "I don't know. ,t r:

A frank answer, but rather perplexingto .: I
Trusler of the College of Lawis I ,
counsel.-Case and Comment. p I
to deliver the Commencement'Ad- Furniture Co '

dress of the Inverness High School- : ,. -:. :,
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M. E. Ellis, after a stay of several"- or later we must triumph. In orderto Full Line Victrolas and Records \ "r ; < :! i
insure triumph, then wish nothing
weeks at home in Savannah : I
but what Is just. Respect the rights I
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rights under foot. Let ,the safety of V I
John Nash Whitfield has returned liberty, the property of all without exception GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA. J I I II II Ii

after a brief motor trip on the East be sacred In your eyes for ,R
Coast. duty extends equally to alL Lamennals. i

Justice Wm. H. Ellis, of the Supreme i

Court of Florida was a distinguished Record Floods In China. There is only one kind of Glasses for YOUR vision and _, :
visitor to the Universitylast The Celestial kingdom has been the :j I
scene of some of 'the most terrible that is the
Friday in response to an invitation i...
to address the College of Law.C. floods on record observes London Tit- ABSOLUTELY CORRECT \
Bits. In 1801 the Yellow river overflowed
and destroyed nearly 2,000 villages s.
S. Hammett, Engineer for the and towns nnd 5,000,000 people. 1 We grind all lenses used in our prescription work. No delay. d t

Board of State Institutions, came to Two years later there werfc great Inun- .
Gainesville Tuesday to secure infor- dations in Mongolia caused by typhoons {
mation concerning the construction ofa resulting In a denth roll of C. H. COLES & SON -1
new dairy barn for the Reform 6,000. \
School at Marianna. J

Admitted the Truth. 1

Naomi was in the habit of crying ,
George Dansby received a visit from ta
when falling whether hurting herselfor
his brother last week.B. .
younger not, and would wait for someoneto T. THOMAS, ,President R. W. THOMAS Treasurer O. IL THOMAS Secretary {
come and pick her up. One day she

F. Feaster spent the week-end fell down and began whimpering, but The Thomas Company Inc {
her mamma, not thinking her badly 'I' '
at home in Micanopy, as usual. ,
hurt, waited to see what she would
,. I do. Naomi looked around and see- HARDWARE IMPLEMENTS SEED E'

coming, said "Oh, shucks, Iisn't < !
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Often Destroyed by Fire. Gainesville, Fla. -'!
hurt rse dess fusslnV .
Time after time, together with the :

rest of the city of Moscow, the Kremlin ----AGENTS FOR---- I
has been burned, the last occasion At Sunday School. 1
being In 1812 when It was occupiedby "Give an account of Balaam said THE INTERNATIONAL. HARVESTER CO. and THE JOHN DEERE PLOW CO. tAll

Napoleon and' the inhabitants of the teacher. "Balaam was a prophet
the city themselves started th* conflagrations who lived a long way off," replied the Kinds of Farming Tools
In all parts of the city. It student. "After a while he went out -
was Indeed these fires which forced for a ride on his donkey and he got
the little corporal to commence his very angry with the donkey and hit
disastrous retreat across the snow- him, and a voice from heaven said
bound steppes of Russia. Napoleonhad You must not hit the donkey; It Is BANK "
his headquarters in the Kremlin, holv cround.It FIRST NATIONAL '

and while the flames were not 150 destructive -
there as in other parts of the To Remove Rust Stains.
city, yet they forced evacuation. To remove rust stains from any fabric Gainesville F1a.. .. 'I
take the juice of a lemon and some

salt and mix together. Rub It well "-::'

Thought and Faith. Into the material and then hang In UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
:Men who are seeking for knowledge the sun to dry. Repeat the second
In regard to subjects as to which there time if the first doesn't bring all the

can In the nature of things be none stain out. The second time the stain Capital 100000.00 Surplus $100,000.00 ..
might well ask themselves whether will all be removed.

there Is to be no sphere left In human

thought in which faith can operate.It Chinese Plant Statuettes. .
was said of Arnold of Rugby that .
Chinese gardeners sometimes:: plant
his mind could rest as quietly in the \
statuettes of tiny men firmly In
presence of doubt as In that of discovered '
pots just like real plants and then j 4 -
truth. It Is a great thing to be .
train live evergreens to grow up over
able to believe where we cannot. prove. The vines thus forma
these statuettes.
Exchange. kind of robe for the statuette men Alacjiua County Abstract ,

their whitefaces and hands protrudingfrom 1 I
Our Rabbits. the green leaves. I .
The term rabbit was formerly more <

properly applied to the burrowing species -- B. R. COLSON President '
French Read in South America. .
of the old world Lepus cuniculus
South America FrenchIs
(meaning to burrow), though t)>y com- Throughout ..
read editions of
almost ;
cottontail has so
mon usage our molly
the classics are In most homes, and _-r"- '
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book stores are
name will now stand, as will that of
French writers of or verse,bothIn
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