The Florida alligator
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028291/00220
 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 19, 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>]
normalized irregular
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 )
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
 Record Information
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: UF00028291:00220
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Preceded by: Orange and blue
Succeeded by: Independent Florida alligator

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I A Bold Kold4 p have child a in part.America can and should The Child Clinics way in some respects. The fact

that Dr. Small was sent from
I In comparing the man powerof Washington to observe the workof

[In Broad Daylight, in Gaines- Germany with that of the An Interesting Popular Featureby the clinic during the past .... 4

and No Policemanin United States it must be borne in Dr. Byrd of State Health week is evidence of the high estimate -
ville, i mind that a much larger propor- Board Attracts Students the Bureau of Education

Sight or HearingThe tion of the manual labor of.the. places upon this work. It is

man power of the Nation is performed claimed that of the drafted men
A and successful
Alligator has brought i I very popular
i is exerted the German
who are physically unfit for mil-
clinic which has been in session
down heaps of trouble his I I
upon women than by the women of
itary service, at least 25 cent
form 8:30: to 1:30 each day of this per
I head. Two erstwhile popular
America. It is said that in
peace are rendered useless by defects
week, is drawing to a close. It
of the Summer School I
professors times the women constituted 42
that could have been remediedin
is estimated that the daily -
B. B. Lane and F. G. average
namely, per cent of the agricultural and early childhood.
Wetzel, accosted him on the industrial labor of Germany. attendance of teachers upon .
these sessions will reach 250withan
streets of Gainesville in broad They work in the fields, in the

open daylight and demanded to factories, in the mines, at the average of some eighty child-- A Grand Document
had been held ren being Examined each day.
know why they
I hardest and most laborious
very | The way for this work was I Dean Cox was the happyre-( )
to public ridicule in the pagesof .I
up tasks, doing the work only done 1 of
and interesting cipient a petition recentlysim
wherein paved by a very timely -
the last issue they I
in this With
by men country. a
i1ar in volume to the
one t
health talk Sunday evening presented
claimed that they had been cited proportion of the Germanmen 1
I great to British Parliament
bp Dr. Grace Whitford of on
as living evidence of the correct- in the it is not im- I
army OzonaChairman of Health Com- a certain occasion, urging the re- 11 11I
I of the Darwinian theory of 1
probabable women now
mittee of State Federation ofi'Vomen's peal of the corn laws. In this !
evolution. They stated that constitute by far the larger half,,
later petition the petitioners
Clubs. Her appeal to 1
while they believed the theoryin i|
of German manual labor. I'the was direct, forceful prayed, urged and besought the I
a general way they disliked to The of the United
women and effective. She was followedon ,Dean, with much humbleness of "I
be singled out as s >ecific ex States are nobly, unselfishly,
Tuesday evening by Dr. W.S. spirit and many genuflexions] to
amples. They prayed that the manfully, one may say, bearing i Small of the Bureau of Educa- install water coolers in described
Alligator would ]Jmake amends I their share of the burdens of the ''and
tion, who still further and more designated spots, places and .
for the offense, first by paying of God and
war. By grace 1 emphatically and much more at locations, whereat the thirsty
for the drinks, second by retract- the and courage of refresh revive
power length, emphasized the necessity might and invig--
ing said insinuations in thisweek's I the fate of the German I
i of looking into the health conditions orate themselves and thus again
issue. The first we I women is not and will never be of school communities as'take heart, resume and recom-

readily agreed to do and immed-- theirs. But it will be with their I well as after the individual de-t mence their ardent, burning and

iatelv proceeded to do. The assistance and cooperation and i fects of the pupils.Dr. anxious pursuit, search, struggle I

second we steadfastly refused to I their full assumption of the Byrd is being assisted in and chase after knowlege, wisdom .

do. The fact of the matter is burdens and duties of the day I his work here by Dr. Friday of information and enlightenment. ;

that after watching those two that the United States is to exert I Ogden Utah, who has his winter Jj

men gulp down those drinks at its full power in ridding the quarters at Ft. Lauderdale, The Dean,as is his wont when

the expense of the poor Alligatorwe world of that intolerable German These two M. D.'s slightly irritated or a trifle
are more thoroughly con- kultur which makes brute soldiers and wisely. of voked, made some rather pro'I''I'
with Dr. Fulk
in conjunction ed remarks relative thereto
vinced than ever that friend of the men and slaves of ,
Darwin's and deduc- the University,professor Child which he used the word "gump I +
premises the women. Hygiene, are doing a wonderful tion" with remarkable l efficiency f
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,I i 1 wtecfc they: ">>a} pssa yacknowtedge ::11 7?, 1; '; ; ?:6 il 'l <:
LOST LOST Lost; One knife, t I someone hats been Irving lo kill f fi
Man Power I rough handle, two blades, both [ { { and aporeciate. :;i a gnat with a cannon (A disgraceful i
I I It is generally believed that: l waste in these Hoover- f
trim at I
blades metal
We read much of man power one our National Congress will make'I II I izinjrccys) ). The Alligator was ,j j

these days; human power is a.: both ends of handle, blades in j immediate provision for medical glad his name did not head the .

better term; because it emphasizes small end of handle, cost 50c six I I of our school children I list and almost regretted having I i iI
the fact that the women and 1 months ago, now worth $1.50. !,I Florida has already taken I signed it at all. You can't turn '

children also constitute a great! Finder please return to Alligator:' direction and t a corner on the campus now but :
steps in that you run into a cooler brim-
factor in this In the final office and receive our heartfelt I !
war. I I might be said to be leading the over with delicious ice water.y" .
victory every man, woman, and thanks.

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The Florida The teacher who does not in- instructing teachers. Let him Why go through life lookia

AIllgaoi' troduce music, at least singing, who has no message but only like a mud fence when you ca

Summer School Edition into her school this fall, is not in seeks an opportunity to exercise get the Alligator for 25c.

harmony with the educationaltrend himself and his art cease to

I Subscription, 25c for the Term of the times and is not doing frequent the Summer 1 School. .A ProtestI

i her patriotic duty. It is no The :Mess Hall at meal time
longer possible to teach success- presents a busy scene. Every- hereby protest against th
Published Every Friday fully without a liberal] amount of body seems to be eating and talk- mechanical end of the Alligatc

humor ing at one and the same timeA making me'-Looney- as occurre
If can't
singing. sing,
Entered second-class matter Sep-
as however settles
calm last week.
great My actions
; tember 28, 1912, at the postoffice at whistle. By so doing you will down over the whole expanse of Peabody might have at th
Gainesville, Florida, under the Act of make your school hum. humanity when, at supper Satur- justified th
,. March 3d, 1879. Yates title and I may not object to i
day evening.
The National High School Inspectors' -
i announces that meal tickets are use by my friends and myself
j. THE LINE-UP Association is endeav- due. It seems that one can actu- but I demand a more dignifiei

ttia WM. TYLER Manager oring to standardize a system of ally hear the dew pattering o n title when I appear in the augu

i ._,".- WM. KOEHLER Typographer! marking in high schools. Thisis i the roof, as it-were. and official publication of th

f E. G.ROOKS Advertising Manager a matter that should be thoro- She said, "Teaching is such a University' Summer School
4 A. A. MERBLER Circulation M'g'r ly investigated. Under the widely -
life-therefore I hate it"She
; narrow Respectfully submitted
Miss EDITH STANTON Stenographer ,
Devil varying systems now in use it should have said, "I hate Beulah X
4. ? ; J. G.YOOS, Roney
is practically impossible to eval--
i ij teaching-therefore it is such a Her Mark

j t5T"Place all communications and news uate the pupil's work in passing narrow life"..

i.- items in boxes designated for'that upon his application for college GAINESVILLE NATIONAL 1 B
j purpose in Peabody and Language entrance. Our inspector will, I
j Halls. As a matter"good faith" doubtless keep us informed as to American, of Course Gainesville, Florida

I, sign your name to every piece. the recommendations of this As- 'The,Ocala Star says, "Florida is not
i' : Democratic any more." What is it We solicit your businessA.
sociation along this line.
If it in the then-Punta Gorda Herald.
I :you see Alligator,
:. it is so. The Alligator is having trou-

., : V bles of his own. All those who Head Down, H. Doran
Keep Your
i It's a long Lane that gets no
have paid their subscriptions are
t turnings.If Fritzie Boy Bicycles, Motorcycles\ ,
romping all over us because they
you don't see it in the Alligator do their Keep your head down, Fritzie Boy, and Supplies. First class
i not get copies promptlyand Keep your head down, Fritzie Boy, repair work.
it did
not happen.
those who have not paid up ,Last night,in the pale rnooolight
.i i MEN ONLY! All white canvas shun us as if we were Chicago I saw you. I saw you. 218 E. Main St. So. Gainesv
., :.' I and Palm Beach oxfords and picture agents. The result is You were= fixing your barb wires I
I all summer shoes at 33 per cent that we are sore distressed. It is When we opened rapid fire.

.' i discount, today only, at United only among the uninterestingfew If"Vater you want and the to see Vaterland yotr ," James ChesnutJr.

Shoe Store, next Busy Bazaar. I ,
t. who have not subscribedthat Keep your head down, Fritzie Boy.
'; LADIES, ATTETION! All sum- we have any associates at lfen'sVomen's and

mer shoes reduced 33 per cent all. Please come in or walk up I Children's FINE SHOES

i today only, to make room for fall and pay your subscriptions, and K-K-K Katie South Side Squrre

goods, at United Shoe Store,next let's kiss and be friends again. K-K-K-Katie, beautiful Katy
You're the only g-g-g-girl that I adore.
', When the m-m m-moon shines W. S. 61 Co.
Some of the folks who were Are We the Goats? over the cow shed Dorsey

shut out of the dining Jiall Wednesday Wherever any considerable I'll be waiting at the k-k-k-kitchen door. Eeaders in Fine Groceries

r evening for being too late number of people are assembled Phones 15 and 150
know what it is to sleep on an Just Like< Washington Gainesville Floridat t
I I' together there the speakers will : ,
empty stomack, unless, perhaps, be also. There are two reasons Crossed the DelawareJust
f I'I'V they slept on their backs. That
for listening to a speaker. Oneis like Washington crossed
> reminds that child should
us a
1 that we may get his the DelawareSo
I message
.: never. be spanked on an empty which will Pershing cross the Rhine. ALEX'SOppysitc
I' we are supposed to needto
s V stomach. It is best to eat a full As they followed after GeorgeAt
enable to live the fuller
us life.
r ''J meal before spanking him. dear old Valley Forge, UniversityRESTAURANT
f The other is that the speaker Our boys will break that line.

f; Three young men, Newton may get the exercise and thus It's for your land and my land, ICE CREAM: PARLORDr.
Axelson, Fred :Mellor and D. E. divest himself of a great burden And the sake of Auld Lang Syne,'

'I":1 Williams,left the SummerSchool that is weighing upon his system Just like Washington crossed

'. this week for the Plattsburg without special regard as to the Delaware,
While Gen'ral Pershing will cross the Rhine. GORDON TYSON
t Training Camp. we are whether or not the hearer may

t loath to see them go,we are glad have need of it. In the latter Dentist

1 ( that they can thus be in training case the hearers are the goats. Story Hour Program
I for that higher service to which
The teachers of The Summer 7,40 Tuesday Evening, July. 23
their.country will doubtless soon School are beginning to feel that The Giant Who Had No Heart The Refette Tea Roo

J' : call them. they are being somewhat imposed in His Body, Miss Manse!

MEN, LISTEN! Palm Beach upon in certain instances.Not The Broken Window Pane, Miss Let at the Art Shopof
Dust Under the Rug, Miss MalphunMrs.
t Suits at $5.50, today only, at the every Tom, Dick,and Harry .Tabby Gray, Miss Richardsoi

.. Busy Bazaar. is capable of interesting and The Dilemma: Mrr. Becl Norah NortonI

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The University of Florida + s I'I E

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:. A State University of the Highest Educational Standards, Ranking with the Largest and Best Universities i- .. >

of the North and East. Military Training under officers of the U. S. Army. Students offered /-. ,
opportunity of joining Reserve Officers Training Corps. \

For information write the Registrar.Ride .

Pure Personalities ARE YOUR DREAMS DISturbed ,FlC
? Mosquito net in $3.00
and $3.50 values at $2.25, today
only. Busy Bazaar.
The Peabody Club had a rous- The pressing club of Axelson
ing meeting last night. However & Mellor is closed as a result of
no furniture was broken. the departure of the proprietorsto s -
SLEEP in PEACE. Mosquitonets get into training for the busi--
of $3.00 to $3.50 value at aess of pressing the Huns. The GAINESVILLE FLORIDA
$2.25 today only, at Busy Bazaar. Alligator's trousers are sadly
in theUniversity SLEEP TIGHT DON'T LET I baggy at thee knees, but if it do SHO ESEIBMTench

BusFare Mosquitoes Bite, $3.00 and $3.50 take this to lick the Kaiser, we ,
values in mosquito net at $2.25 shall endure it with pleasure.
One Way, lOc today olny, at, Busy Bazaar. j There were evidences in Prof.
Fitteen Rides for $1.00 Get *em today-Ladies' and Jones' Physical Geography class i
Runs Every Twenty Minutes men's summer shoes reduced 33 of his losing his position as teach o GAINESVILLE 0

per cent, today only, at United er. While he was thinking out FLORIDA _
IF. Shoe Store, next Busy Bazaar. the next assignment: one morn E
George Oberholzer entertainedthe I ing a member- of the class thot I -
Lake County Club,Wednesday he was too slow and made it for
of last week, with a watermelon -him. But he asserted his rights SHOES,
cutting. The melons and the class prepared the lessonhe
were delicious and the Club enjoyed assigned. The class is very
them thoroughly. ,glad that Prof. Jones will still i
. be the teacher of Physical Geog- The Phifer State Bank
Gainesville Coffin Ce. OPPOTUNITY
Planing &
make room for the fall stock' raphy. Strong and Conservative

Flooring, Ceiling, Siding, Finssh all summer. shoes reduced 33 per Why sponge off others? You Gainesville Florida
Daily Capacity 25,000 Feet cent. United Shoe Store, next, can get the Alligator for 25c.

Gainesville, Fla. Phone 166 I Busy Bazaar.
i REMEMBER THAT Shoes A DeSoto Picnic. Headquarters for

Eyes Tested Glasses Fitted I! are advancing in price, insteadof Hail! Hail!! the gang are here, Sporting Goods

Broken Lenses Duplicated coming down. To make so what do we care now! Those
for fall stock, all summer NONE BETTER
in one hour's time room were our sentiments last Friday
shoes at 33 prr cent off. United evening when all the teachers The Thomas Co.J. .
C. H. Coles & Son
Shoes Store.
and the soldiers from Lee coun-
Refracting and Mfg Opticians. Do ycu play Tennis, Basket ty, with a few invited guests,
. Ball, or do you engage in Ath- went out for a picnic supper, laden -.J. W. McCollum & Co.
letics of any kind? If so, you with good things to eat. A
L. J. BurkhimClothier will need a pair of "Keds." We! large bonfire was built and the DruggistsCorner

and Furnisher sell them. L. C. Smith, North meat roasted. But the good part East Main and U
POPULAR GOODSat Side of Sq ua1;&. tf was yet to come. After every-. nioD'I
POPULAR PRICESDo The fourth annual Dramatic I thing was ready we had a good, '

1 Entertainment, under the direction -fold' outdoor supper. After all I See A. J. VIDAL ,I
I of Dr. J. Madison Chapman,:the damage possible was done ,I
Business with
For Drugs, Stationery, Toilet
t will be given in the Auditorium !there, the happy party adjourned
THE FLORIDA NATIONAL BANK 'of Agricultural Building, Saturday -''to the A TO House for a little Articles, Souvenir Cards,
| evening July 20. Threeplaysfiftc t!dance, which every one enjoyed I Waterman's Pens
'The New Million Dollar Bank. characters. I until t lime for taps. .
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i --. Birds and Cats Despite the large attendancewe If you come once, you can't stay away .

,.t The whole country is making miss many of the old, familiar Lyric Th'eatre"COOLCOlIFORTABLECONVENIENT
special effort to increase the faces that in past summerswe '
; amount of our food supply far were accustomed to!shake ,
hands with. s.L.Carter, Manager
beyond that of any former year.
We need it to win the war. Special The Alligator is having a pret--
:* effort is being made to protect ty heavy run of poetry in the
this food supply from a multitude way of patriotic songs. It has Normal StudentsTHE
of destructive agents, yet tried every other scheme, now it
; one indirect agent of destruction is endeavoring to sing itself into BIG STORE extends you a cordial invitation

:,. :-. r t I is being overlooked to a surpris- the.hearts of the teachers.Dr. to make it your headquarters whilein
:. i i ing degree; that is :he bird-kill- town. We will do our best to supply your
I and Mrs. Murphree are ex- wants at lowest prices.Ladies' .
:. s : ing house cat.
arrive at the University -
pected to Shoes Men's Shoes Ladies' Waists
a, 'z:; ;. Wild birds are Nature's most, Their '
Friday or Saturday. Men's Outfitting Hosiery and Kerchiefs
l... efficient in the elimination
i agent many friends in Summer School and Furnishings Dress Goods and Street Hats
J : of destructive insects. Reason will be pleased to have them Ladies' Rest Room, Second Floor, FREE
: ., and common sense say, "Protect
with for the remainder of
;. 1 the birds." Scientific investiga- session.us W. N. Wilson, Owner
l' tion estimates that the average
J .. cat is .responsible the death "Little Bob"Turner,State Ru- .
1. : r' of fifty insect-destroying birds a ral School Visitor, was among' .sl :L
1 ..a year. Investigation furthermore the visitors at the SummerS hool Johnson's
J t demonstrates that not more the first of the week. Bob is a Pharmacy ,
I live wire and fails to ex-
than one cat in every hundredS never in the Line
Anything Drug
destroys enough rats and mice cite both interest and curiosity
to worthy of mention. wherever he goes. His splendid -
t work in behalf of rural edu-
3 Every health board and every 1
a ; ; .., up-to-date physican will tell you cation in the state has made hima
that the house cat is a carrier of favorite with Florida teachers, The Wilson Company
I a contagious disease germs. Hundreds both rural and urban.

I' of cases of these diseases
favored with
We haye been a
have been traced to the cat as the Gainesville's Popular Store I
of talent
., variety at chapel periodall
direct transmitter, yet we continue through the session Last Normal Students, make this store 1
: -'p to tolerate this disease car- Monday we had Mrs. Lewis of Your Store

rying, bird-killing nuisance. Ft. Pierce, President of the State II
is "QUALITY and SERVICE"Leaders
Every community supporting Federation Women's Clubs.
i a large populationof worthless -I She spoke enthusiastically andas in

,..' to do cats.about What it? The are shot you gun going is, one having authority concern- ; Dry Goods, Notions,
ing the war-time duties and obligations <
I a sure cure for the cat nuisance.
: of the teachers. She Ladies' Ready-to-Wear tl
Eugene Swope. made an eloquent appeal to the
teachers to stay by their work and Millinery

Try Massage, Mildred, Dear and not leave the profession for
.the more attractive salaries, possibly -
We were very much grievedto
I temporary, in other fieldsof
hear that one of our most efficient -
endeavor. Prof. Miller,former New York RacketDry
waiters had sprained his
f r : wrist in a scuffle. We send our director of singing in the Uni-
I.versity, two selections to Goods Notions Shoes Hats and .
t, regrets and tender our aid, and sang Gents Furninshings.We
:", : hope we may be of some assist- the great delight of all. Will Appreciate Your Business

': ; ance. (A wee voice from crowd) Keep your heart singing all

the time on the songs published! .. ,,'
.1i We avaitvith interest the in the Alligator. I

uniform course of study for the I BAIRD HARDWARE CO.

public the schools high schools.of Florid The, including Alligator --; I II Your Kodak attention work will receive Eastman Kodaks and Supplies, Sporting Goof
prompt by experienced
is guessing that it will
re- Phone
photographers at Van Sickel's 7
quire two md and-half units of I Studio, South side of Square, tf
ll i. Mathematics, two of History,
two of Science, two of Modern lIt ;
Language, and four of English, Anyone failing to receive the Pay You
leaving the other three and one- Alligator regularly will confer a I i
half elective. This would be favor by giving us notice. A to call and see our lines of Ladies .: ;

the course for high school. Are j;note dropped in one of the Alii Ready-to-Wear at Low Prices. --j;
we right? I gator boxes will suffice. CUT PRICE STORE Gainesville 4r


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