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 Material Information
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
Orange and blue bulletin
Page of record
Physical Description: v. : ; 32-59 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: the students of the University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: July 5, 1918
Publication Date: 1912-1973
Frequency: daily except saturday and sunday (sept.-may); semiweekly (june-aug.)[<1964>-1973]
weekly[ former 1912-]
weekly (semiweekly june-aug.)[ former <1915-1917>]
biweekly (weekly june-aug.)[ former <1918>]
weekly[ former <1919-1924>]
weekly (daily except sunday and monday june-aug.)[ former <1928>]
semiweekly[ former <1962>]
weekly[ former <1963>]
daily
normalized irregular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville
Coordinates: 29.665245 x -82.336097 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
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.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000972808
oclc - 01410246
notis - AEU8328
lccn - sn 96027439
System ID: UF00028291:00218
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Preceded by: Orange and blue
Succeeded by: Independent Florida alligator

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VOL. VI.: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, JULY 5, 1918 1'\0.2'
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irreparable loss. In fact,the needis The 4tsh Celebrated j

An Important Measure so great everywhere that in ..... _!
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May a national school journal, I i iI I

"The American. School" of Milwaukee Summer School:Observes the : i iNation's t

carried as its first articlea '
Natal with
Day \
Proposed Constitutional Amendment of Vital Importanceto three-quarter page account of j!

Public the history of this Amendment, Appropriate Exercises ;I
the Schools and Especially so to All the '
and commended highly Florida's ;
Teachers and Should Have Their Most I i
foresight in preparing for rapidly i -- ,11 1
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Hearty and Enthusiastic changing conditions which will In accordance with previous

announcements, the entire body ;
Endorsement not only demand more nearly a
living \vage :Jor teachers, but also of students, together with many i ,,
I friends from the city,assembled '
i I a, great improvement in the I
The last day of the first weekof contributed to the State Cam-'!schools to meet rapidly changing in the Auditorium for the cele- ji

this session of the University paign fund the $10 asked by State I conditions brought on by the war bration. An elaborate program j} II

Summer School l witnessed a Supt.Sheats in his letter of March and the necessity for reorgaizing had been arranged for the occa:1: ::1

committee meeting of Florida 7 for paying necessary campaign education aftenvard. At the sion, consisting of musical numbers > i

School men, who came together expenses, but many have notan4 ent time the school pres-I such as sextettes, choruses, !
The from theTrain- I
for a purpose of great interest to the Chairman was instructed to Florida is actually lower etc. sextette

all the schools of the State and write courteous but strong letter, a very large number of states i t ing Camp brought down the {Ii

of especial interest to teacher-. to Superintendents and Boards';' with the best schools, but it is house. The audience would not ,j

students of the Summer School. who have not contributedurging based on 25,to 40 per cent valuation be comforted until they rendered ; 1
their whole (whate\ ;
This was the Campaign Committee -I them: to make the $10 contribution compared with an 80 to 100 repertoire !
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tune ) urged to
for Ratification of the at once, as the necessary expenses per cent valuation i n states

Ten Mill School Levy Constitution -I for printing, advertisingand I I I where the millage is larger. I repeat some of their selections. j

Amendment, which was submitted I general publicity will exceed Florida schools must reach 100 I They modestly declined.
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I Dean Trussler of the College i
by the Legislature of 1917 the funds in hand. I percent efficiency at the earliest I .
of Law made the address of the
for ratification by the voters of Steps were taken to provide': possible moment. Nearly one- ;1
I day. He fully)) measured up to
the State at the approaching elec literature and cartoons for general -' third of the white teachers of
his past record both as to content I
tion in Novembr. General plans I campaign work, and each Florida are enrolled in Summer
and delivery. The audience "
were laid by this Committee in member of State Committee was School to fit themselves to meet appeared ,

their meting held at Hotel Gra- given special work to do. the call and they ask the peopleof eager to catch every least j

21. The support of all school peo- !' Florida word. It was unanimously recognized I
ham, Friday, June to realize that the laborer '

In attendance at the meetingwere pie of Florida was pledged by I is worty of his hire, and realizing j j The as a masterpiece.follows :

B. B. Lane of Panama City,I this committee when the Legis- the need of more funds Star program Spangled Banner: by the I

Chairman; Supt. Dixie M. Hol- lature had the measure under for that purpose, provide the audience. '

D. D. discussion, and now the teachers wherewith to make it possible. i i iI :
lins of Clearwater; Supt. | Invocation by Prof. Jones. i
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Corbett, St. Augustine; Supt. J. I of the state of Florida must I Let every teacher be a special i Marsellaise by audience. I

E. Knight, Tampa;Supt.: C. R. M. personallv redeem that pledge, committee of one, and that an : Solo by J. \Villiam Chapman.

De Land and see that every voter and enthusiastic boost the I Selections .
Shepherd, Secretary, ; one, to by Training Camp
Tiupt. H.J.} Dame, Inverness, pres- progressive citizen has fully ex-i,Amendment in the home district Sextette. f II II
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1, ent by proxy held by B. B. Lane, plained to him the need for a and everywere else at every opportunity -\ Address by: Dean Trussler. J

and other prominent :c'lool: men small)) increase in school funds at and if no opportunityoffers \' Solo by Miss Pagett of Gaines-
in order meet the highercost ville.'i'I''
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of the state. once make one. Make this \ I!
The committee discussed the of living, .and i in order to Amendment go over the top. i' Solo by Mrs. Truheart Bodi- II I'I I';
ford of Gainesville. !I
avoid the loss of efficient teachers -I

steps taken since the Decembermeeting Educational who are being drawn into I j I. Battle Song of Freedom by the ,
Florida -
of the
I I government service or ino: business It will pay you to call and see audience I
Association that have re
i I through the highr pay. our line of ladies ready-to-wear Pledge to the Flag. .!
1! sailed in the appointment of !i Dr. Crow of the College of ;:
I Unless more funds are early at low orices. Cut-Price Store.t .
Committees Arts and Sciences l
; County Campaign I presided. Miss
counties secured, the school and the chil- Kittrell of the Summer School
I in all but a few of the ij
i of Florida. Mo.t counties have I dren who attend them will suffer t \ S, S. We Shall Succeed. {conducted the singing. j i

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I J The Florida A man's knife and a woman's lent service some three hundred open air song serviced

IU1igaoi1 fan were found in the watermelon teachers are enjoying at Dining ducted by Miss Kittrell due

Summer School Edition patch near the University ear- Hall. While they are not much, the twilight hour is proving bj
WedEe of this
ly : ;day morning
\eek. Owners may have same in evidence, there are two women popular and enjoyable. The

Subscription, 25c for the Term by calling on A. W. Leland and who are entitled to much cre- ligator staff from the editor

proving property.Dr. dit and praise for this excellent have been much edified and

I service which all enjoy and juvinated, so to speak.
Published Every Friday Cox has promised to have we
nil the tennis courts put in play- appreciate. They are b Hats I
ing condition. More racquetsare Swanson off :
and Peeler.]
as-second-class matter Sep-
Entered High School Course of Stun|
present this year than at any and three cheers for the cooks!
tember 28, 1912, at the postoffice:' at
Gainesville, Florida, under the Act of previous session. We need Dennis Dr. knownas I At an educational meetinghhere
Swope, commonly
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March 3d, 819. 9-11 the
May
State Sup]
of the swimming pool. I the."bird man, gave an.interesting'illustrated -
intendent was authorized to
: THE LINE-UP Despite our warning, someone lecture on birdsin point Commission c
a whose chit
general last Tuesday evening.It .
with malice and forethought, fed
a WM. TYLER Manager would be to compile a Sd
the hand-made was followed on Weddesday
WM. KOEHLEfr Typographer Alligator some
Course for all
E. G.ROOKS *, Advertising Manager f poetry. The agonies of the poor I evening by a similar lecture on high school elementary a:

i A. A. l\IERBL\ } R Circulation M'g'r ; beast were heartrending,and only Florida birds. Some prominent grades. Early

Miss EDITH STANTON Stenographer!I the joint action of seventeen I sportsmen who were in the audi June the Commission was at
J. G. YOOS, Devil pointed and its
I members we
i doctors were we able to save his ence were seen slinking off in
i the darkness the close. I' requested to assemble in Tat
at
life. Please have some consid-
if Place,all communications and news I hassee, June 20. The Comm
items in boxes designated for that!I eration and commisseration. f The Summer School did itself I

purpose in Peabody and Language I I I Dr. Williamson,Vi oppresidentWoman's proud in the .W. S. S. campaign sion organized on that date,aj
I Halls. As a matter:of"good faith"sign I last I will continue in session until i
of College, Tallahassee week. It leaped clear over
your name to every piece. ; lobors shall have been comp]<
i i was among the visitors on I the top with a- total sale of $6100. j ed. The various counties d
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1 the Campus this week. He is I;This was an average of $15 per the
defraying
Reduce the of
eat I expenses co
canvassing the state i in the inter- member of the school. Miss Sue
In meat and wheat. piling and printing the manu
est of his College and incidentally -I Burney directed the campaign,
For of the til
And toot the tute many counties
putting in a woru; for the Uni- assisted by the following com-
In substitute. prove to be an economical
'I me:
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He I mittee of ladies Misses
versity. conducted chapel young :
for th
ure; W. S. S. We Still Sing. Monday morning and intimatedthat I Julia Hubbell, Alice Goulding, of '
a ti
\V. S. S.Vars Shall Stop. he was Anti-German. Long i:j Wilhelmina Wyllie, Cevie Roberts fall by each of separate them, will course thus

a the Doctor May Sikes, Sarah Shumate,
; r W. S. S. We Shall Survive. may wave obviated. The Commission
Gladys Hamilton, and Mrs. Alon
2 Cause for rejoicing: There is Last week the Alligator reported composed of County Sup a"
a series of falls be so. Several of the counties report -
no dead line between Thomas great tendents, high school principfc
I ginning with the fall of and 100 per cent, every teacher
man
_- and Buckman. j the high school inspector, fIX
I ending with that of Ar- from said counties subscribing at
our own
school inspectors teachers
"What became of that little ,
least for
buckle Yates here on the one W. S. S.Vho said
girl you made love to in the campus. primary and grammar grad
teachers
Since that record made were not patriotic?
was and specialists in the tiOI]
hammock last!summ r? "Wei voc :
I another has been
added to the subjects.
fell out. j '
list. That was. the fall of the --
At last we have a s'rangle hold j i i bleachers during the lecture last Our devil like the Alligator, is

on the Alligator and hope to be!j Friday. What the next great fall willing and anxious to do his bit W. S. Dorsey & Co.

7 t a.. able to make him come out on will be not even the Alligator's and to help out in emergencies- Eeaders in Fine Groceries

time hereafter. staff can undertake to foretell. The other day he undertook to -- Phones 15 and 150

General observation:; : No genuine .I Let us hope that it will be the set type without supervision, but Gainesville Florida

a cases on the grounds as yet, great and final tumble of the he being left-handed, behold the :

i except a few left-overs from pre-j' Kaiser from his throne in EuropeIn the result:

vious summers. lliw blrow eht tfirht hguorhT
every great enterprise in
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j Agricultural News Service I every successful movement there lliw snoitan ;sRiur reh morf esir ALEX'SOtJpysite

suggests, "The motto of every I -saved f o soahc eht morf egreme
may be found, somewhere be-
patriotic wonran who is striving I hind the scenes and unobservedby htrof tes dna ,tbed dna noitat UniversityRESTAURANT

f to conserve food should be, *'I 'fo syawhgih taerg eht no niaga
; the general public, some per- ICE CREAM PARLOR.|
can. I .ynitsed
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Anyone failing to receive the for the success of such enter- .

Alligator regularly' will confer a ;prise or movement; It is seldom They're the sho33: for tender: feet Dr. GORDON"-' TYSON ;

favor by giving us notice. AI i the case that the person in evi- And GroverV is their name; j j

i note dropped in one of the Alligator dence, who is usually accorded They are soft and also neat "Dentist '

boxes will suffice. "f(the credit for these things, really For which they have some fame.

} The promised roll of Summer!: merits the honor. Mere For which they have some fame.
frequently
I School Students by; counties |!;' it is some quiet, unobstrusive-, Perhaps So try a it pair may my be dear Madam young) Miss The e bIe i Tell Ro

could not be tabulated in time | retiring person who quietly and I And you'will henceforth swearto

.I for this week's issue. It will, in'!'1 patiently does work for which this at .tiie Art Shop ::

I all probability, appear next Others receive praise. This is I That you are glad you've had 'em.L. ofNorah
C. .
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SMITH North Side of Square,
week. I I emlninently true of the excel I. Sole Agent. Norton i iTI

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.uh Military Training under officers of the U. S. Army. Studenls offered' [!-

J opportunity. of joining Reserve Officers Training Corps.

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PersonalitiesThe County will give every 'if .
a teacher attending summer school I

,'e Alligator welcomes $5 a month in addition to the reg-
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cial items and personal mentionof contract salary.Be

local interest. Do your bit ;

Have lost found {
you or any-

11't. Ridein thing? Haye you anything for a Live Wire and_You J I 1f 1
sale or exchange? An ad in the Won't Get Stepped On 1 1GAINESVILLIs !
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Alligator will work wonders. FLORIDA
If there
ever was a day when I ISHOE5
r theUniversity The girls at the A. T. O.Housewere persons were em ployed by school

Bus hostesses at a marsh ,mallow authorities because they looked E Ei In InH
like old manuscript and smelled
roast Thursday evening. A I i't I+
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c large bonfire built like kerosene oil, this is not the !
Fare, One \Vay, lOc was outside, H
Fifteen Rides for $1.00 and the happy throng gathered day. Degrees, even, are losing B. M. Tench :

around with long sticks and a their prestige. True, your A. B., 'j:1
Ruts Every Twenty Minutes Q GAINESVILLE i
box of marsh marshmallows.The M.A., or Ph.D.may get you a job 0
1 hour to be in came all too but it will never hold itfor you. FLORIDA ;

3 --!- soon, and it was with much regret The world today is demand- E ESHOES ; I.
r good nights were said. ing of teachers, gas it never has
;demanded before, a spirit awake
An exchange says, "German
:' I Ito public needs and immunity
prisoners be worked
J ._ ---0_ __ __ ._ Florida highways.may We suggest on I helpfulness. There is no gain- -.0-=--., "
I saying that books and study are 4 If I
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Become member fumigated before they are that common sense is the The Phifer State Bank : I
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thrown open to the publio.
1 [real thing, and education I
only
Students' Pressing Club Strong and Conservative !4 !
Attorney-General Swearingen i the trimmings. And commonsense I
AXELSON & MELLOR visited the Summer School is making: demands in the Gainesville. Florida i
Basement Language Hall during the past week in connection school world today. .
i Clothes Collected, Wednesdays, I with the W. S. S. campaign. Acquaint youself with all war i,i i I

Fridays and_ SaturdaysEyes Hi address to the teachers had activities of the day. And having Headquarters for I
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ism. l\lusic'as furnished the :1
on active part in aiding every I
Broken Lenses Duplicatedin occassion by two enlisted young worthy cause. If you wish to NONE BETTER} : J

one hour's time men from Camp Johnston. be considered professional, take I The Thomas Co. !' I

C. H. Coles ft Son Prof. Chapman has prepareda i as active a part as the men in the I

Refracting and Mfg Opticians. program for Saturday night the | three recognized professions. All I ,I

-...., -_. equal of any heretofore given, "the while keep up with the advance -:J. W. McCollum & Co. j jl '
and containing but little that he guard of' our teaching

L. J. BurkMm. has presented here, and.. hat little I army. That is a task worthy of DruggistsCorner 11
by special The greater -I|i the best of us-
request.
Clothier and Furnisher I I So much for to-day. And for East Main and Union 1
part of tie recital l will be of avery
POPULAR POPULAR GOODSat PRICES humorous nature, a.J excellent i I to-morrow? It seems that the I i
public will require that the moIders
music, under able direction See A.
of Miss Kittrcll, will b? a feature .i i, of the young be men and I' J. VIDALFor ,I

Do Business: with I of the evening. Entertainment : I' women first. Prepare now for i Drugs, Stationery, Toilet :: :

IHE UNM f\SATiOii.( Bill begins at eight o'clock. Admission i I the reconstruction days and re1I j Articles, Souvenir Cards,
[ \ : 15 cents. Tickets at the j I i naiance.-E. C. BecK. \ I| Waterman's Pensc j. : I

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Dr: Banks' Lectures president. Also'Mrs.W.CHicks If you come once, you can't stay away-
was appointed reporter for the Theatre
f' : A series of illustrated lectures club. Lyric
I 9 was given on the campus last Lake County Club organizedwith -COMFORvrABLE-CONVENIENT
I :: -3 week by Dr. Edward J. Banks twenty-four members. D. S. L. Carter, Manager
; r which proved highly interestin
j elected president
H. Moore was ;
.( and instructive to the teachel
i Miss Ruth Hollinger, secretarY-I
{1. Thursday evening the Seven!!|'treasurer; and Miss Minnie Holi Normal StudentsTHE
Wonders of the Ancient World I
day, corresponding secretary
was the subject and was thoroughly Every member is pledged to buyv. BIG STORE extends you a cordial in-

enjoyed by all. \ S. _S. List members next vitation to make it your headquarters while
Friday evening took us on week. !' in'town.Ve will do our best to supply your
i a thousand mile journey down I wants at lowest prices.
\ the Tigris River. This trip was Ladies' Shoes Men's Shoes Ladies' Waists
1 thoroughly enjoyed, the fact that Bird Study ClassIn Men's Outfitting Hosiery and Kerchiefsand
Goods and Street Hats
Dress
,, it was the Eastern Battle Line the early morning of Satur- Furnishings *
i lending particular interest to the day, June 29, the Bird Study Ladies' Rest Room, Second Floor, FREE .

I lecture. In fact,all were so very j!Class and its guests visited that W. N.. Wilson, Owner ;
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much absorbed in the lecture','part of Alachua Lake locally
1 l' that when about half way down I known as Bivens Arm. Twen
T f a point in midstream was reachd ty-five different species of birds
j i even the bleachers went down,I were seen on the trip and at the Johnson's Pharmacy
1 adding greatly to the excitement lake. Here is the list-flicker,
'I'f, : t i! of the trip. The lecture and illustrations -'bronze grackle, mocking 'bird, Anything in the Drug Line
i'' ,I were so vivid and realistic Florida bobwhite, Florida blue
i, i "i 7 ; that the first thought was'I'jay, chimney swift, red headed

:, ," i -:- that a submarine had butted in. woodpecker,. Florida cardinal,
". :I "1= ; Luckily but few were hurt. Florida night hawk, mourningdove
i I' It is reported that two persons. ,ground dove, Florida wren, The Wilson Company
J.' l I Miss Katherine J. Harrison of king bird, redwinged blackbird,

;1 I, Opelika, Alabama, and a young I red eyed vireo, crested f flycatcher Gainesville's Popular Store
i ;;t"f.rom the training camp Ward's heron, little blue her- r? ..
: were seriously though not dangerously od, Florida duck, fish crow, pur- f = Normal Students, make this store _
:-f hurt. After the commotion ple gallinule, little green heron, 'ct :: Your Store"QUALITY :
;"t.' caused by the collapse of water turkey, purple martin, and and SERVICE"Leaders :<,
the bleachers, the trip was resumed -!great white heron. The waterat :
:: 'J with everpbody safely the lake is lower than it was : : in";
:t and solidly seated on "Terra Firma -I last year when the class visitedit ; : Dry Goods Notions r
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i; (whoever that is). and the bird life in conse- :

I ,:I i- Saturday the lecture on How quence is rarer. !:2 Ladies' Ready-to-Wear '-, .;Mz;

We Learned to Write was given A breakfast of hot coffee, two : -,
and proved very interesting and kinds of sandwiches, relish, gua- and Millinery :

instructive. I'va jelly, grape fruit preserves, I
; Dr. Banks is a lecturer of unusual peaches and watermelon was
I force and ability. We hope served by the hostess. Miss Etta
to have the pleasure of hearing! King's grape fruit preserves was New York RacketDry

him again next year.County more popular even than water
melon. Miss Martha Murphreeand Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats and Gents Furninsbin

Miss Esslinger gave valuable We Will Appreciate Your Business
Clubs assistance in the use of their au-
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Alachua County teachers met tos. No accidents occurred to BAIRD HARDWARE[ CO.
Wednesday of last week and organized j|divert attention from bird study -i::.

;: a club. After enrollment -f,Two guests, instructors in the Eastman Kodaks and Supplies, Sporting Goj
a. of members and election Summer School, were temporarily -
w of ficerstho WatSavingsStamp I lost, but found in good time Phone 7 1

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Officers were elected as follows:!!j .

1 Miss Matthews Presidnt; Miss .
,i Pearle AHman, Secretary; Miss! Your Kodak work will receive.James Chesnut, Jr. A. H. Doran r."

J Naomi Hill Treasurer. An en-!!prompt attention by experienced Bicycles, Motorcycle\ ).,"
tertainmentcommittee composed photographers at Van Sickel's! Men's'Women's and First eg !
and Supplies. .
of Misses Mary Cannon, Sara I I Studio, South side of Square, tfI I Children's FINE SHOES .repair work.
t'. Jolly, Lillie Love and Martha .South Side Squrre A
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