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Title: The Florida alligator
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Publisher: the students of the University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: May 1, 1918
Publication Date: 1912-1973
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 24, 1912)-v. 65, no. 74 (Jan. 31, 1973).
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Vol. VI University of Florida, Gainesville, Wednesday, May 1, 1918 No. 26


and were the real thing in-- the fiddle- FLINT CHEMICAL FEED. I i

THE OLD FASHIONED string line which contributed to the LAW FACULTY AND PEABODY CLUB j'W.I;

production of the wonderful old time The Flint Chemical Society had

FIDDLER DEPARTS (?) fiddlers of the flatwoods, said to have STUDENT LAWYERS their annual "feed" last Wednesday IS DEFEATED BY ;

been unsurpassed in the world. evening in the Faculty Room in Lan- .

BROWN\ AND LEVIS They played by ear only and drew ENJOY A SMOKERFeast guage Hall and had one of the most JOHN MARSHALL F '

from the soul of the player and the enjoyable times of the year. A paper I i

fiddle, sentiment which touched the was read by Dr. Flint, who is now in }.

heart and made the dances on the the government service on "The Experiment I .
Likewise Silenced, One Due to of Reason and Flow of Intense Interest Shown in Dis-
puncheon floors of the early settlers Station Work, and officers
War Other to ShameFrenchHarps cussion J :
Thursday Night-Only
the social events of their half primitive Soul Mark SessionProgramOpens were elected for the ensuing year.

Not Obtainable Now. life. Way for Exultation in The new officers are: President, Earl a Few Persons Privileged to ,J. .:

Backwoods Featured-Campus It is admitted that both "Bull" and Achievements of the Law De Raudenbush; vice-president, Harrold Hear This Interesting Debate. I ::4 i

Detectives Star.A ")Iac" are synthetic geniuses, but its partment.The Shad; secretary-treasurer E. H.

thought that they will be tried in lurlebaus; reporter, Joe Dalton. A very small gathering was out. ;_ L
the; balance and found wanting whenit After the electionof the officers
in Faculty of the Law College, by Thursday night, April 18th, to hear .
perplexing question regard to ice and cake
comes to livelying up the settlers cream were
the debate between the Peabody Club
what caused Levis and Brown to cease means of unique invitations in the served and several musical numberswere
with their orchestra, in the unchinked and the John Marshall Debating So- i
their heretofore perpetual "SaxophoneMoaning" log cabins of the semi-tropical wil- form of subpoenas summoned a large enjoyed, after which cigars were
ciety, in which the John Marshall ,
number rep-
has been persons to their.guests
successfully an- derness. served and short speeches were made '
swered by certain campus "SherlockHolmes' However they both modestly insist at the Law Building Tuesday night, by each member and plans made for resenting the negative was victorious.
The question "Resolved that the
16th informal smoker and ;
April at an
and "Pussy-footed Petes"who the
that they could make good anywhere coming year. English system of National govern- t
make the startling disclosurethat general social gathering.The Frank Edwards acted
under apparently overwhelming ad- as toastmaster .
ment is more democratic than the
"Bull" Young and "Mac" Mc- verse conditions. object of this gathering was to and the other retiring officers all American system of National govern..

Callum have shamed them into the give the students in the other departments responded with speeches.IMPROVEMENTS. "
ment, was very evenly balanced and
dim background of silence when it of the University who in-
the various that ad-
arguments were
to producing harmonious melo- tend to take law idea
comes FLORIDA SECOND IN up soon some
vanced by both sides were followed
dies. of the spirit of good will and fellow FOR
with intense interest by those few ; f
"Bull." who picks second on a gui- ship that permeates and percolates Y
TRIANGULAR DEBATEThe who were privileged to hear this de-
tar and simultaneously draws from through; the system of the entire law CAMPUS BUILDINGSAs

his "homer," which is reputed to pos- school bunch. bate.The affirmative side was advancedby

peculiar merit such old favor- This smoker and the form in which .
sess University of Florida was accorded \V, H. Reeves, W. S. Dickerson
ites and never-to-be-forgotten selec- second place in the triangular the; invitations were issued are inno- result of recent action on part and H. R. DeSilva of the Peabody '

tions as "Home Sweet Home," "An- I debate between Tennessee and South vations in the Law department. The of the Board of Control many needed Club, representing the Teachers Col-

nie Laurie," and the "Swannee River," I Carolina, April 20th. Tennessee was invitations announced "certain smokes improvements are to be placed on the lege, and the negative side was sup-

while "Mac" takes the lead with a fortunate and able enough to come and such editables as Hoover might campus during the summer months ported by Dewey Dye, S. L. Scruggs '

mandolin, putting the "rag" and out on top in the scramble, while permit." It was this element of uncer- including additions to Mess Hall, the and A. P. Marshall of the John Mar-

"jazz" in any piece that the guileless South Carolina by a process of elim- tainty that lent an interest to the new gym, and extensive additions in shall Debating Society, representingthe j

bystander and listener may suggest, ination was automatically dropped in occasion which possibly it could not the engineering department.In Law College.Mr. .

announces that when the sweet otherwise have attained.At .
last place. connection with the improve-
Reeves in his introductory ad-
sounds which emanate from his pres- According to this state of affairs. any rate the First Annual Law ments and additions to be made to the dress defined democracy and com-

ent harp fail to enchant, he must Florida is still in the lead, for they Faculty Smoker, to the actual and Engineering Building, Mr. W. A. Edwards pared the English system and the '

content himself with some inferior were first last year, and second last prospective law students of the Uni- architect for the Board of Con- American system of government, attempting a

grade of article, for the best French year, while Tennessee, the present I versity, is a pleasant memory of the trol, visited the University recently, to show that the English j

harps are out of the market and out champions were at the bottom last past to the fifty or more guests who for consultation with Dean Benton system was more democratic than the -

of existence. This was learned xby a year. attended comprising representativesof and Professor Chandler, heads of the American system.Mr. .

recent inquiry at "Uncle Moses's"' Florida's affirmative team, com- the Law School of the other departments departments of electrical and mechan- '

place of business in town. posed of J. A. Benz and Dickson Carter and the law faculty, who ical engineering, respectively. To Mr. Dye, initial negative speaker ,
showed the undemocratic fea-r.
"Bull" explained to the salesmanin were victorious over South Caro- were hosts to the yqring: forensic as- Edwards Dean Benton turned over many
tunes involved in the English system
charge that he had not attemptedto lina, and the negative team, composedof pirants. blue prints of the plans he had drawn including the hereditary King and i

purchase a harmonica for sometime I' Sam Stein and V. D. Mudge were The Moot Court Room in the Law for the remodeling of the third floorof House of Lords, concluding that Par- F

and the salesman who was under defeated by Tennessee.The Building was brilliant with light. the Engineering Building. This liament was omnipotent and there-

the necessity of admitting that debators who returned early Mirth mingled with expression of serious floor is to be used for the physics fore not democratic.Mr. .

they had none in stock, remarked that last week announce that the trip was thought in connection with past department, thus giving it nearly

I the demand for French harps ap- very enjoyable and instructive in achievement of the law students and twice the floor space provided by Dickerson, the next affirmative t
man, endeavored to that the
; peared to be in line with a bank run every way. their future in the great battle of present quarters. The present quar- prove ,
in which case the depositor wants his life for which their school trainingand ters will be remodeled to provide for supreme power in England vested : ,
first and finally in the people, whichhe
the rapidly expanding work of the
money only when he cannot get it. incidentally their various effortson

This salesman explained to "Bull" DEVANE RESIGNS AS the rostrum are a preparation, according newly established Department of contended was the foundation of a'
true democracy.Mr.
Chemical Engineering. Into the
to the thought expressed by cus-
and "Mac" that a few days before
tody of the architect, Professor Chan- Scruggs, the second negative
the beginning of the war a traveling BUSINESS MANAGER those who contributed to the intellectual -
salesman who for many years sold features of the auspicious occa- dler placed the blue prints of the speaker, gave a complete outline of
plans he had drawn for a wing to be the American system, showing that r
goods to the Gainesville concern
called on his regular rounds and car- Alligator Staff: L. Mahon presided graciouslyover added to the Engineering Building to the great mass of the population by
provide for a foundry shop and controlling the constitution the instrument 3
ried the largest order he had the "deliberations" of the assem- new -.
away Gentlemen: Owing to school duties
and enlarged quarters for the wood that made the
bled guests, introducing the speakersin government
ever booked here for the French which are requiring all attentionat
my working shop and blacksmith in fact controlled the
well chosen words which conveyed shop. possible, government
and other
harps, violin strings
many present, I am unable to carry on
the thought that the smoker and so- The present outgrown quarters of the itself.
accessories which
are the work of business manager of the
abroad. The "angle of commerce"was Alligator hence I herewith tender cial session, on account of its origin, wood and blacksmith shops will be !>Mr. DeSilva speaking for the Peabody -
delighted with his order but he resignation from that office to take marked an epoch in the history of the used, in future, by the Department of tub strove to prove that the

University and the"progress of the Agricultural Engineering. wjll of the the
never delivered the goods, nor has he effect immediately. people was predominating
Law College.The i in and hence
ever been seen on this route again. FRANK DEVANE.V. power England
The war destroyed his occupation.As feature of the pleasurable eve- DEAN ROLFS SPEAKS England was the more democratic.Mr. .

ning was the opening address by DeanH. SUNDAY AT Y. M. C. A.
Marshall last
articles imported negative speaker,
is the in -
D. Mudge has been named by the
R. Trusler. The speaker ex-
behind gave compared the English system and the
Americans are far Alligator staff to succeed Mr. De- pression to the appreciation of the Only a small gathering attendedthe American
in the system, contending success-
their foreign competitors man- Vane and a meeting of the student instructive talk delivered Dean
law faculty in having the attendanceof by
it is fully that democracy in the English
ufacture of these things now
body will be held Saturday to con- the visitors. It Was his principal Rolfs of the Experiment Station and on national
system government wasa
to purchase
practically impossible
sider his name. thought .that the boys had accom- Agricultural College Sunday afternoon -
harps, violins or strings for stringed plished much in their training for life April 21st at the Y. M. C. A.
instruments. The judges after considering care .
when they decided to accept the legal meeting.His .
LAW PROFESSORS GIVE AD- fully the various forth
It was said at the store that a New profession as their calling. He closedin talk was on the agricultural arguments put
DRESSES.Prof. by the contestants decided that the
York is manufacturing -
concern a way usual to fluent speakers, aspect of the negro question. '
strings, but the factory is months be- using several of his redolent-with- "Altho the elementary together weight of authority and proof was '
Earl C. Arnold of the law in Jfavor of the negative side of the "
hind with orders far enough to
sug- humor stories. with the secondary education of the

gest that the manufacturers might be faculty gave the following addresseson Following the Dean the following negro is rather poor and inadequate, question. .
recent tour taken under the aus- This victory in connection with the
a ,
of Manhattan
I dependent on the crop program was rendered, after which yet there has been within the last ten
fiddle pices of the State Council of Defensein defeat accorded the Farr Literary So-
Island reach the
kittens as they the session adjourned to the "editables" years great improvement of his con-
string the interest of the present drive ciey a few weeks ago puts the John
age. Hoover allowed: Dewey Dye, dition.
for the sale of Liberty Bonds: At Marshall Debating Society in the running -
All this, except the French harp "Brutum Fulem;" Wm. Madison, "The The agricultural and mechanical
Women's College. Tallahassee; to citizens for the finals. The finals will
part, was good news to "Bull" and Negro Convalescent Camp at 'Jack- education, however, was the point of
of Tallahassee; to citizens of: beheld May 6th, when the Law College -
"Mac." for they feel that as the an- sonville (1);" Sam Stein "How a greatest importance in his lecture, and
Quincy, and a commencement addressat and the Agricultural College debate -
; cient and long cherished fiddle strings University Ought to be Run;" O. H. under it brought out such factors as
Milton. for possession of the Faculty
[wear, break and pass away they may Norton, "TheVhichness of the Why;" the establishment of these schools in -
Dean Harry R. Trusler delivered a Loving Cup.
[ be called upon to officiate with their Lloyd Morgan, "Is the Female of the the state, one being at Tallahassee '
commencement address at Inverness The question for this discussion has
i three-piece orchestra, at some of the Species :More Deadly Than.the Male?" and also of the demonstration agents' '
where Friday night. work all of which is under the not yet been decided upon, but regardless -
[ backwoods social functions C. D. Berry, "Should Studies Inter- super-
of the
question an exciting
heretofore the old-fashioned fiddler fere With an Education?" E.. O. Hall vision of the Extension Departmentof
conflict is assured, since the lawyersare
[has reigned supreme. DUVAL-HILLSBORO "How to Work the Law Profs;" with the state.
determined to gain for
However the passing of the catgut impromptu selections offered by Dr. As mentioned by Dean Rolfs, "It the revenge
stinging defeat handed them by
|strings will be a sad blow to the "tall On Friday evening the hosts from Chapman. Dr. Chandler and.F. M. De- is only by the education of the negro the Agricultural College last

[timber social lights." who must accept Duval and Hillsboro counties will furl Vane. along agricultural and industrial pur- year.

"Bull" and "Mac" as a substitute their battle-flags and meet in the Fac- The responses to the program were suits that he will become a sonrcefu

for old Cy Hopkins the rustic ulty Room in Language Hall for a largely in a reminiscent mood, breath- factor in the community and a producer The Ladies. We admire them for

[and chin-whiskered fiddler who played "feed" and "smoker" combined, and ing a note of humor which was effec- rather than a reducer. This, their beauty, respect them for their

[with genuine catgut strings. to discuss ways and means for get- tive and wonderfully pleasing to the then. will be the means of solving at intelligence, adore them for their virtue -

Catgut strings have maintainedtheir ting students for the University from guests and to the faculty who made least one of the important negro prob-I and love them because' we can't

[ superiority over all substitutes, their respective counties next year. the joyful occasion'p ssible. lems." help'it.-Er.- ,--r_

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t better. If it is to continue, adequate .

fLORIDAALLIGATORi financial support must be EM IN OLE:

i assured beforehand. And the HOTELJA [

I S. STEIN ._._.___._Editor in Chief I'' students must feel a moral obligation \TJLLEFLORIDA'S
SETH CLARKSON..Managing Editor I to attend in a body if it isnot '. POPULAR HOTELP..iien.ltr
Editor .
DEWEY DYE..Asst. ling.
to prove a farce.
LOFTON BROWN._Local Editor -
J. W. DALTON.Athletic EditorK. Last year the agreement was I of FloridaJarkMrnUllo", Headquarters -.' i

C. HITCHCOCK.Exchange Editor made that each university I
Rates from $1.50 up
Business Department should entertain at its own expense -

F. M. DE VANE. . ..Manager the visiting teams. However J. B. POUNP, President CHAS., G. DAY, Manager J. RUSSELL PETERS, AssUjJ :1

LLOYD Z. l\10RGAN.Ass't Bus. Mgr. except at Gainesville, the ---....

t D. V. ROUSE......Circulation Mgr. visitors paid. This year a similar -

Entered as second-class matter, agreement was made. At the merry Faculty. Yes, profs !i ---.... i

September 28, 1912, at the postofficeat Columbia, S. C., the visitors paid like other mortals differ in their I DAMATOHigh J

Gainesville, Fla., under the Act of again,, the notable exception being tastes. Some prefer the com- NICK r.
March 3d, 1879. furnished Grade TailorNext I
that carfare
of an evening -

Place all communications and news them to and from the debate. If pany; others of Hawkshaw enjoy whiling away to McCollum's Drug Store MONEY'\ TO LOAN

items in boxes designated for that relations are to continue, this conversing with the line is
a few hours Fellows,my spring-summer
purpose in Peabody and Language must be remedied too. Some
in. Come and se us.
1 Halls. definite understanding must be boys. Uncle Moses' Edelslj!
Let us have more of this get- CLEANING, PRESSINGAND
arrived at and adhered to. An
Rate-The Florida Alligator, $1.00.
together spirit. The joy of getting REPAIRING
arrangement should be made
acquainted and learning to
whereby expenses will be guar- Phone 511
k i I T EDITORIAL I anteed. esteem and appreciate each I

other is one of the great com- I -
I Undoubtedly Tennessee was so of the
pensating advantages
It successful this year because determined smaller school. We ought not AGS GO DOWN T. & J. YALE TO OFFER PH.R D

The Debate. to revenge last year's Thereis FOR THREE YEARS' JIHJ.
11 let this opportunity slip.
the smoke of battle TARY COURSE.
I .1 When defeat, she gave her debators a no more inspiring sight than (By Frank Edwards.)
cleared in the auditoriums
away thorough training in public
professor and student in friendly Saturday morning, bright and early, Yale will begin a three years'en
I 1 at Knoxville, Columbia and
x speaking. She has pointed the
intercourse and companionship of intensive military training
goodly representation of the stu- |
Gainesville the evening of April
way to us. Unfortunately U. F. the other fall for undergraduates desire
each appraising
dents of agriculture in its various
t;;. I 20, it was plain to the most ardent has in the past not been in a hearta enter the artillery branch of f
he is at
I' and learning that forms and gathered at the T.
t: i U. F. supporter that somehow position to emphasize such a parts United States army. This i

: Ii Tennessee had managed to course and make it available to good fellow. Such an occa- & J. railway station under the tutelage tion will last for the duration oil

sion as this but adds another of Prof. Willoughby and Dr. Tur- war will be elective, and will
with U. F.
sneak into first place
: all the students. We must make
tt i golden link to the chain of the spirits of the the degree of Ph.B.
lington as moving
close second. It of
.i a was
haste There other
: Ii slowly. are friendship that already binds At the end of the war, those i
crowd. After their
for the motley corraling
practically things we need too; and shall have obtained a degree from I

r, Ii defeated debators to refrain get. But this department seems them.; charges these two worthies extracted course will be eligible for an A

t, .,1. from secretly speculating as to to have almost a prior claim to the proper wherewithal Emathlaandback. from them upon the completion of some e|
and bought tickets for
-; what amount was paid the recognition. It is doubtful if The National Anthem.We Then they boarded their work. There will be three gresji

j ._ judges to turn in such manifestly i- anything could add more to the have a band that has "coach" in the form of the T. & J. studies training taken, which up will in the fit course a sucees oil

I 'j unfair decisions. Be thatas attractiveness of the University, achieved splendid, almost un- gasoline-propelled wreck and started candidate for a commission after

it may, publicly they have especially for the student of the precedented things this year, blithely (but not briskly) on their short course at a regular qffiw
? had the grace to concede that Law, then a wide-awake, active things; to be proud of. Under journey southward. Whenever any' training camp.-The Dartmouth.EIGHTEE.'l .
of the unfortunates tired of riding
3 god -
t .i the best team won. The audi- Department of Public Speaking, the; sure guidance of their talented they were allowed to get off and

1i ; ences were kind enough to as- differing from the present one director they have mas- push and so finally in this way they ATHLETICS COLLEGES DROP

; sure both winners and losers in that credit would be given tered one after another the reached the thriving metropolis of

that their efforts were commendable and more thorough work conse- latest and catchiest marches of Micanopy, which lay peacefully bask- Eighteen colleges in New 1

r '; and appreciated. Thus quently undertaken.A the: year and have won well- ing in the balmy sunshine which New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and tIS

f{ were the debators amply repaid.As merited praise. The more striking 2,000 northern miles tourists to enjoy.are willing to come Virginia have dropped athlela'

;i result of debating contrast stands out whatis cause of the war. Twenty-two..
a our by
f Suggestion.It Micanopy, however, did not doze leges have eliminated prwem
"; experience this year three facts has been the established in our humble ,opinion their much after the U. of F. bunch hit coaching and others have cut -1

n 11! stand out clearly: Full and sufficient tradition; here, which a few dare- wretched rendition of our national there. The stupefied natives were the period. Twenty-three ceIIte:

: : financial support by the devil processors have not broken anthem. heard to hazard the opinion that have dispensed with a training taMtr

i ,: student body must be assured 'The "Hennery Ford musta ben gettin' up while three others have one oalj+4fr
Star Spangled Banner is
with impunity, that all Univer- : another Peace Mission to send to Ger-
r : before for the debate ing football season.Ex.STANFORD .
1, k.; arrangements sity work starts at 8:00 a. m. not a dirge, as one might think many." As :Micanopy did not seem .

: ; are made; there must be no The Library has been opened at here t nor is it made up of jang- appreciative of their presence they TO% ENGAGE IN

j; :: doubt as to the nature of the the same hour. However those ling discords. It is a soul-stir- resumed their journey until they NO INTERCOLLEGIATE SPOil

i : ;; agreement with the other uni- professors and students who ring, soaring hymn of victory to reached Denton's Siding, where they
were met by about seven automobiles Stanford has decided to diseeatts
versities U. F. must have liver
; a
; whose strains
have occasion to take books from men are fightingand
furnished by the farmers of the district intercollegiate sports for the perwM
; and virile of Public
department the reserve shelves of the library dying on the battlefields of and they were taken around to the war. The added fact that SB*

t r;, Speaking, whose work would be over night are often se- France. It is now being bap- see the farms of :Messrs. Herlong. ford has fallen behind to the esfc

l serious and of such a nature that riously inconvenienced in at- tized anew, it is renewing its Willis, Woods, Richardson and Simon- of $1.000 this year may have iJIII

j credit for it could be given. tempting to return the books magnificent traditions, it is ton.All enced this decision.-Ex.
It of unfortunateand of these progressive farmers
;: was course early in the morning and at the coming into a new heritage. had A copy of the Stanford dire ll 4neat
could not have been foreseen some exceptionally fine crops and
i same time not be late to classes.If Play it with the fiery har- livestock to show the students, as thisis of students enrolled for the wi *
: that attractions
so many [ the library could be openedbut mony of a righteous cause, witha one of the best and most fertile term 1917-1918 contains 1,709

! 1 i. would be scheduled the night of ten or fifteen minutes solemn and inevitable movEment farming sections of the state. The which includes ay( regular, special
20. This indeed furnisheda farms graduate students. Last year 2J
were of what -
earlier this difficulty would be like the approach of theJunker's prosperous
very good reason for the negligible farms should be and they drew students were enrolled. The spa 1
removed. doom.
the admiration 1918 issue of officers and studS
attendance of the people ofI of all. But probablythe
0 This ought not entail any ad- Let the U. F. band learn to most noteworthy feature was the contains 4,610 names of students erolled
Gainesville. Leaving out of consideration ditional cost if found render the glorious battle livestock seen. in the colleges at Berkeley,'a
I I. or neces- hymnin i
the myth of college
sary it would be slight at most. a manner befitting the glorious Mr. Herlong has what is undoubt- compared to 5,684 names appeanaf
I: i spirit and college loyalty it the California
was edly the best herd of PolandChinahogs 1917 issue.-Daily
the hour.
Why not try experiment'Let ?
a very good reason for the negligible in the South having been the
I attendance of the U. F. student us open the library a few acknowledged winner at all southern The grocer saw his best castes

c body too. But for some of minutes sooner every day and "The Night Before." stock shows for years and having car- was a bit ruffled over somethH 1lf'
make it easier and less incon- ried off laurels in national stock he strove to be over obliging "
i us this myth is rather hard to
venient to return reserve bookson shows. The Duroc-Jersey hog herdsof pleasant. "I think," he said Was*
l t give up. "Bill" Stone, president As father was leaving the houseone
I time. Woods, Willis, and Rich- "living's getting cheaper, for
of the debating council and K. morning he looked in vain for ardson have oil
were excellent and showed that a year ago them eggs would
his umbrella."I .
;' C. Hitchcock, secretary, trusting Florida has no excuse for being second you five cents more."

'i' 1 i : in this mythical loyalty, advanced Brutum Fulmen. spec'" Sister's beau took it last to anyone as a livestock state; "A year ago," said the castes
: night, ventured six-year-old Willie. and the Angus cattle of Mr. "when these were fresh th l
: Simontonand eggs
$40 which they had borrowed The smoker given by the Law .
I: "Oh, you naughty boy," said Sister the Herefords of :Mr. Richardson would have been worth more."-
I ; on their personal notes, Faculty to the Law students, Mabel; "how can you say that?" brought forth praise from all.

.. Ki! r in order to complete the amount actual and prospective, of U. F. "Well, it's the truth" Willie in- After spending the morning on "The Sphere of Woman."

1. i necessary to defray the ex- i was of the sort calculated to sisted; "when he was saying good- these farms the boys went down to

penses of our teams and that the make one indulge in superla- night I heard him say, 'I am going to Dungarven and ate a picnic dinner They talk about a woman's sphere-
debating contract of the University tives. But we must look past steal just oneEx.! fixed up "country style"whichmeans As though it had a limit; head
both quality and There's not a space in earth or
l' might be fulfilled. They the cigars and ice cream, which quantity and mankind gJThere's \ !!
lots There's
of both. The not a task to
t seem in a fair way to lose this were both excellent, to the spirit "The World Do More.\ afternoon was woe.
) spent on the plantations of Mr. L. K. not a blessing or
.f sum, or the greater part of it, that animated the gatheringto Edwards of Irvine. Some fine Angus There's not a whispered yes or no
and are probably repenting of appreciate the distinctive feature One hundred years ago today, cattle and three good silos to feed There's not a life or birth,
With forest dark and drear. with and also That has a feather's weight of worf1t3o;
) t their trustfulness Obviously of the entertainment. It one of the largest flocksof _!So

I : such a state of affairs is intol-] was but a bunch of good fellow Men Went put out powder to catch in their a "deer.guns" ; some Hampshire of the sheep in the state were Without a woman in it. -
of Mr. Edwards'
i erable. If an intercollegiate debate come together. Brutum Fulmen, But now that things have changed places. He proved to be a most agree-

1 is not desired here, or so which seemed to be the. watchword about, able host and after giving fifteen Going Up. j

little desired that it cannot be I of the meeting, was very Upon another plan "rahs" for him the T. & J. was boarded A device that enables a rasa

:, supported, let us dispense with: much in evidence. And the very; The "dears" put powder on their for Gainesville. Prof. Willoughbyand climb a steel cable to which pedal It 1M!I
tached -
cheeks, by turning a bicycle -
it. Our credit will then stand, soul and center of the was the Ag students are hoping to be been CalifornU':_
group Go out to catch a man! -Ex. able to take the patented by, a
.. trip again next
year. ventor.TUf .

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L ITEMS there Driver?" -"Is the_ tire flat back I TONIGHT AND EVERY NIGHT ;; :'

H. L. Dozier left last week to enter "I don't think so; it's up all around Class Motion Pictures II

government employ in South Caro- except at the very bottom.-Ex. High j ))1 :

lina. on
"Shall I put my mackintosh and I

run out and post these letters, .
B. L. Feaster spent the week end mother?" Lyric TheEtter } I

at his home in Micanopy. "No, dear, it's not fit for a dog toe ;

> out a night like this. Let your j l :

Joseph F. Miyares, who is enrolledin father post them.-Ex. Your Patronage Invited

the Law College, successfully in.'i :
passed the bar examination held in Harold*'I wonder why no one :
Tallahassee some time ago. laughs at my jokes?" t ; i '

Belton-"They. respect old age.-" I' sir
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W. A. McKey left for a short stayat -
United Shoe Store
his home in Plant .
City. Frances-"Can you tell me if I can I ;

get through this gate to the park?" .

Whitaker Mahon: \Vatter-"I guess so, Frances, a ;
Blakney, J I
and Futch motored to Ocala in load of hay just went through.Ex.DartmouthThe Two Well Known Brands I

high style to attend the Red Cross '
ball given there. corporation has Crossett, Educator'
voted to grant degrees to all membersof I.. f : .1
the Class of 1918 who have left
Lofton Brown and L. R. Caruthersare University Avenue next to Busy Bazaar I
college to enter the service.-Ex. :
visiting their people Webster.. I'r"4'1
"I'll tell you old man, Angy is a : ", II' I r,
Walter Moore was called to Talla- bright girl. She's brains enough for
hassee on account of illness of his two." When you want Hardware BAIRD has it 1:1 :

mother. "Then she's the girl for .
my boy.-Ex. very you Reach's Football Goods, Wright & Ditson Tennis Rackets and Athletic Goods, Eastman "" f

Kodaks and Supplies, Reach's Baseball Goods, Louisville Slugger Bats all latest .
McMillan, Williams (S. B.), Wuth- I
a models Remington U. M. C. and Winchester Ammunition Remington and Automatic ;:
rich, Beach and Scruggs went on a Boxing is to b part of the training -.I
camping trip last Friday evening and of the Reserve Officers' Training Pump Guns. Remember we carry as complete a stock as money can buy. ..

returned Sunday evening. Corps at Yale. In connection with (
this a boxing tournament is being arranged -
for this spring.-Ex. ;
:Mooney Futch left for Lake City to. BAIRD HARDWARE co. :

attend the High School graduation. Mississippi reports gloomy pros- PHONE 7 : ;

pects for the baseball season,'due to .1'-.1'.t: ,I
Young and Hall left last week for a the lack of support of the student --.-
short visit to their homes at Lowell. body through their failure to purchase .it I Ii

season tickets.-Ex. i It"i i

Robt. Swanson. one of the old U. f. i
He "I just got in by a very close Furniture Co .
()f F. fellows and who is now a sergeant shave!" ( :
at Camp Wheeler, is in town.L. .
She-"Do you mean to say they :

took you in on your face?"-Ex. Full Line Victrolas and Records. i :
Z. :Morgan went to Ocala Fridayfor ,
a short visit. Teacher-"Edgar, your answer reminds ;

Edgar-"Why?" I
Tom Palmer has returned from his
Teacher"Because Quebec is GAINESVILLE FLORIDA I
home in Tallahassee.J. ,
founded on such a tall bluff.Ex.Tablecloth r

G. ,Clemons has left school for v..... a. ': A

the' remainder of the year, in orderto Tempted Deer.A .

work on his father's farm.G. tablecloth ornamented with a design of Glasses for YOUR vision and
There is only one kind .J T
of green leaves until recently "
graced the board of a farmhouse in that is the ,
W. Scofield returned Saturday Dark Moon road back of Allamuchy
from his home in Inverness.J. N. J., and was the particular pride of ABSOLUTELY CORRECT r.
the farmer's wife Mrs. William Crawn.
One morning lately Mrs. Crawn hung It 1 We grind all lenses used in our prescription work. No delay.
D. Sundy's parents paid him a
on a clothesline, and in half an hour J
short visit last week.C. was surprised and pained, according to
the New York Herald to see three deer 'A C. H. COLES SON

M. Johnson motored to Jacksonville eating it greedily. JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS

Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. ,

Robt. W. Hamilton, returning Satur- White Africans. I

day, and hence to Ocala to attend the That race In Northern Africa knownas

Red Cross ball.A the Berbers is white and if they f
dressed like our own people and had T. F. THOMAS,President R. W.THOMAS Treasurer O. H. THOMAS Secretary

the habits of Americans or Europeansthey
could easily pass for such. The The Thomas Company Inc
Sack of Living Matter. I Berbers are believed to be descend- ,

As might be expected, it is among ants of the white Inhabitants of ancient -. HARDWARE, IMPLEMENTS, SEED
tlie inhabitants of the water that we Europe. They are Mohammed.ans. :

find the simplest types of life. One Blue eyes, fair hair, and rosy Gainesville, Fla. ,
of the polyps, the hydra illustrates cheeks are quite common among them i
how simple these structures sometimesare. and many of the women are strikingly ----AGENTS FOR----
This little creature Is nothing handsome.
more than a sack of living matter, the THE INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER CO. and THE JOHN DEERE PLOW CO.

Inside coating attending to the workof
All Kinds of Farming Tools
digestion and the outside membrane Buoyancy of Ice.
doing the breathing. Yet the functionsof The specific gravity of ice is about
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specialized that the polyp may be somewhat. Ice is, therefore, lighter I '
turned inside out and the former stom- than water and that is why it floats.

ach begins respiring, and the former The submerged portion of a regularly NATIONAL BANK I
breathing apparatus digests food. formed Iceberg in proportion to the FIRST

visible portion Is as 8.7 to 1-that Is,
almost nine-tenths of the Iceberg is I
The Arab as a Neighbor.The under water and one-tenth above Gainesville, Fla.. .
Arab makes a good ndghbor. water. !
Ills love of the beautiful in architecture -
is evidenced in a hundred cities UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
Monks Carved Church Seats.
where his handiwork survives. Every
Church seats carved by monks are
vlsltcr V> Granada knows what was
to be within the walls of the ancient -
seen S100.000.00
left behind at the Alhambra. When the Capital S100.000.00
church at Clodock on the bordersof
Arab met Rome he produced Palmyra;
Monmouthshire. The edifice was
having absorbed the Sassmlan dynasty f
built eight centuries and for
some ago
of the neo-Persian empire In C37
It had interesting relations
the Arab created Bagdad; In overrunning many years !
with Lanthony Abbey while it was the
Spain he worked magic at Cor-
monks of the adjacent monastery that i
fiova and Secllle. !
did much of the beautiful carving within
its walls. The fine tower is now so i

Ox, Slowest Animal. dilapidated that it must be speedily restored Alachua County Abstract Co.
There is no animal possessing less! if it is to be saved from ruin.

speed than'an ox. In the old days, the
days before the advent of railroads It
would take a farmer and his ox: team VelvetMaking.Velvet B. R. COLSON President
two weeks to make a round trip with was developed and originatedfrom
twenty-five or thirty bushels of grain fur in China. Thence velvet-
to market, a 'trip that can now be making was introduced Into India and
made by rail in half a day. Then the in the fourteenth century into Italy,
patient animals did well to jig alongat where that sort of fabric especially
the rate of two or three feet a sec appealed and where the art of velvet-
ond. making reached its height. l Every student is requested and urged to patronize the above advertisers


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