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VOL. VI. GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, AUGUST 2, 1918 No. 6. .
University OutlookGood fore the completion of their. college The Soldier's Letters they could be spliced together
work, Tis hard to be a soldier and used by Mr. Tolbert. The
Doctor Murphree, when seen When your friends won't write IOu. I Alligator will be pleased to receive -
by a representative of the Alligator It makes you feel dejected sucrr-contributions and I 4
Prospects for Large At And wonder what to do.
was very optimistic as to pass them on to this worthy >
tendance. New Buildings i the outlook for the future in gen You go to the rack at noon hour We would be temptedto
And then again at night person.
Well Under Way eral and the coming in
year particular When disappointment greets you contribute our own were it
It makes you want to fight. not for the fact that, we are
I You're crabbed with your fellows wearing it every day.
Elaborate provision is being I And try to start a fight, .*'
made for the accommodation of Declamation Contest When someone would console you, ... I
a large enrollment at the University I :The first Summer School de. And make your trouble light.
this fall. A wing on the i clamatory contest will be. held in The sergeant gives you orders, Further EnrollmentThe
south side of Engineering Hall : Peabody Chapel l, next Tuesday And shouts, "Inspection arms. total enrollment at the
You think the order
and will add 6 8:15. Six you Summer School has reached 532. .
is well way evening, August at : And do "Right-shoulderorms.".
; will for This is far in excess of what was i
greatly to both the appearance young: men compete a The army seems a hard life,
and the capacity of that building gold medal. Dr. Chapman will Civilian life still worse: to be expected under existing !
The third floor of the same is being give a short program of readingsnever You wonder if life's worth living, conditions, "and speaks well for I
remodeled and equipped fora before given here. A set If friendship's not a curse. :, the teachers of Florida. Other I .
chemical laboratory.The of musical numbers will round You then forget your troublesBy things being equal, or nearly so, j I
museum in the north-east out the evening. A nominal ad- going to sleep at night, preference should be given to I
section of Science Hall is being mission fee of lOc will be charged And hear think from, "Why her all sure right.tomorrowI'll teachers who attend the Summer .!
converted into a horticulturaland to cover the expense of the At last you get a letter, Schools. As a rule they will be
botanical laboratory to medal. Tickets on sale at Uni- 'Bout ten days over due, found to be more progressive ,
J meet the growing: needs of the versity Book Store and at the With many good excuses and efficient. .
t College of Science. door. To make a jOke of you. The following teachers have I
The reason seems a fair one-- enrolled since the list was pub-
J The chapel? in Agricultural is
The only thing that's strange-
I tobe. converted into a laboratoi y f You always get the same thing; lished in a former issue: ._
for botanical, horticultural and It seems that fate should change. .ALACHUA-Mis Frank Stirling, Ger
Bluff Is Called trude Lewis, Myrtice Louise Polk, Olin
i veterinary science. We want te fight the Kaiser
Cannon, Edna'DudleyWinnifred] Dud-
Contract has been let fcr the The expected duel] did not ma- And go across the Rhine, ley, Annie E DaCosta, Arthur Van Hun
erection of a new building which o terialize for the simple reason But hate to be desertedBy ing.
j those left behind.T. .
will be used as an auditorium I that the "Grouchies" failed to ap we CLAY Ruth V Friedberg.
I D. Taylor, C< B,
and gymnasium. The need of pear. We presented ourself on Training Deparment. HILLSBORO-Mrs Mary Murray,
such a building has become urg-I the shore of 'Gator Lake"fct mid-- Allmarine Maney, Mrs Leila C Moore,
Doio'.hy; Robert E Siechreat,
ent. The auditoriumwill Monday night and waitedone
present I night
I SOS LAKE Sarah A Marsh, Karl Robinson 1
accommodate the hour. If adversarieswere SOS
hardly our Mrs Karl Robinson. f
Summer School and the attend- there, they were not in ev One of the waiters at the LEVY-Raleigh T Barber.'I'I
ance during the regular sessionis idence. The decision, therefore, dining hall, widely and favorably LIBERTY -R L .
much larger than during the I is ours by default. Our readers known to the Summer School 1IARIONUna Shealey. t.
PASCO Mildred Butts Bessie New-
J summer. _I will, doubtless, heave a sigh of students and who would pass ell Mayo
J Kitchen and dining hall facili- relief now that the crisis is past well as a second"Fatt"Artuckle POLK-Bernice Emma Moore.
ties are also to be enlarged witha I and we are vindicated. one, Tolbert, by name is appar- SEMINOLE-Randall Chase.
: view to caring for the increasing -j As a fitting close to this escapade ently in a sad plight. He failed HOLMES-Ross Masters.
; numbers at'the University we desire to offer the following to report for duty on last Tues- VOLUSIA-Mattie Carolyn Code. -
TENNESSEE-Mrs. S F Richmond.
proper, as well as tor the boys of apology: \Ve are accused day morning, and his roommate
the Training Camp. I lof having called three distirp .reported that he had no. shirt.
The Secretary of War has authorized -. guished gentlemen of the faculty Here's an opportunity for some LADIES MUST Economize
the establishment of an monkeys. It is true and we are y 1 benevolent person to bestow a while they can. See our windows !
army training unit at the Uni--' sorry for it. So far as we are!I great favor upon this popular i il and you will see the econo-
versity to prevent the indiscriminate '| concerned, this is the end of the | waiter. If two or three persons I my. Sale ends Saturday. Busy
enlisting of young men be- 1 tail. [ would donate a shirt apiece, l Bazaar. ,6t2 i
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t ... Hall Mess Kipling Story Hour
saying to those who passed out,, Mess
Tile Florida Jfflijj&Soi! Tuesday, August 6, 7:40:
"Do you want one of these snake Since the departure of one of
the Camel Got It's
I How Hump,
Summer School Edition papers? their nhmber hope has risen in Lois Da
r-. .'. The Alligator probably is not the breasts of the boys wait- The,Elephant's Child, Dora A
I ". t subscription, 25c for the Term up to your standard of what sucha er's table No 2 that they may Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, Mrs.E.C.]
paper should be. But, honestly obtain enough nourishment to
how worth-while alive and even gain a few
now, many keep
Published Every' Friday Fine GroundsThe
contributions have you made? pounds.A I
Entered as second-class. matter SeP- If none of those who are wise waiter was asked the other Gainsville High Sch
tember 28, 1912,..at the postoffice contribute of their wisdom, how day to see if' Mrs. Swansson grounds are conceded to be th
f Gainesville, Florida, under the Act of I I can it be filled with wisdom. B:- wouldn't have the English peas most artistic and best kept sch
tl, March 3d, i879.. I sides, all are getting a steady diet mashed, said she liked them very grounds in the state. The Sit:
wisdom in tHe classroomandrelish would roll dents of, the Summer Sch
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:; t' some nonsense. off her knife. should not fail while here to ,j
1. I WM.W1 i. TYLER KOEHLER -- Typographer Manager! There will, no doubt, be a Mr.' Louie Barwick is missing sit the Gainsville High Scand
-a E. G.ROOKS Advertising Manager temptation on the part of some from Waiters' table No. 2.. He get an idea of the possibl
j :' II I A. A. MERBLER Circulation M'g'ry |to leave school early. This is has accepted a position with the ties of improving and decoratiii<
Miss EDITH STANTON Stenographer I always the case and it is to be Southern Express Co. in town, school grounds. The build
'!. J. G. YOOS, Devil is situated
I hoped that as many as possiblycan his place being filled by Mr. on University Ar
li -- I' will remain in school up to Lanning Shane. nue, only a few blocks from th
I ;. i: Only another week, then the the very close. The Alligator business section of the city
examining commission. I dislikes nothing so much as to trip would be well worth yo
11 ." The shallow mind delights in see things f azzle i out. Some Halt, Who Goes There! while. The Alligator 1
; folks frazzle out in everything already spent considerable ti
criticising things beyond .
The belated wanderer about
: I they undertake. Let's not allow there and expects to visit ittt
j : depth. the Campus beginning to
the Summer School to frazzle
Really, do girls smudge their I realize that a new order of things
but have it close suddenly '
., eyelashes,paint their cheeks and abruptly, and at once, as it were. I has been introduced. He can no GAINESVILLE NATIONAL! l B W
4 and lips? We'd just like to know? longer wander at random into
o I Dr. 'V. F. Blackman, President Gainesville, Florida
.rt Anyway, the aril and the bee the wee sma' hours of the night.At .
; : of the State Live Stock Associa-
are storing up for winter, and: tion, and former President of I' almost eer.corner. he is We solicit your business
I they don't even know there is a called to halt by some stately
j Rollins College, and Dr. Nibertof I
war going on. sentinel. guard and asked to
the Federal Board of Animal I
Heard a lady waiting the other give an account of himself. If
Industry, were at James Jr.
day because she was'only on the chapel Thursday moring. Eachof I he hesitates or his account is not ,
: : edge of society. Why doesn't the gentlemen spoke briefly entirely satisfactory, he is escort llen'sVomen's and
.. ..: she join one of those social centers of their work and itslbearing up- ed to headquarters for further in Children's FINE SHOES
:% E I ? on the future prosperity of the vestigation.It South Side Squrre -
'!' : An empty barrel makes the state.' Earnest appeals were rumored that the Presidentof -dr.
j ,'. i most noise. The empty-headed made to the teachers for intelli-- Peabody Club spent the nightin
: i :youngster who has learned two gent co-operation in the devel the guard house because of W. S. Dorsey & Co. I
i or three facts, is loudest in spouting opment of animal industry. his failure to give a good and Leaders in Fine Groceries (
; ; i them. The less wisdom the sufficient reason forbeing abroadat
"Company A has enjoyed the Phones 15 and 150
greater the flow of words. two o'clock at night. This,
I Alligator very much. We hope J
What a staid old world this I I to set it afer leavingGainesviHei however, could, not be verified Gainesville, : FlOrida.ALEX'S
; : would be if there were no pret- i The Alligator thanks Company up to the hour o'f f publication. In .
ty women in short skirts, no silk j A for these kind words. The this connection, it might be wellto !
stockings encasing, trim feet, or state that Dr. Chapman did
r ; presence of Company at the
old maids, or cap'ons, or young ; University during the Summer not sptnd the night in the guard
onions, or spring greens, or a i.school has been a source of house. Opposite UniversityRESTAURANT
food administration. Things much interest and pleasure to the I It is also reported that one tf
would be stale indeed. ,I students. We shall watch your I the lady members of the faculty, ICE CREAM PARLORDr.
Tomorrow MAY BE too late, the teacher ---' -- --- .
:career with continued interest,I popular of mathematics 1
t t Take advantage of our prices for we believe you will give a in company with some
:. .. now. Sale! ends Saturday. See good account of yourselves and; others, was hailed into headquai- GORDON TYSON .f}
1 window display. United Shoe I fully measure up to the high i ters for replyining "Germans" tc Dentist I
t. 1 Store. 6t2 I standard set by our boys thus far.j I the question, \Vho goes there?" I
ti The personal pride of The The Alligator is with you as long,, Just how long they remained in 'lThB
t'I. Alligator was considerably as there is a button on his coat. the guardhouse could not be dei -
;- humbled and subdued a few!Three cheers for Company A. i termined. tele Ten Room
e/enings ago. The small I Why doesn't someone raise the t
j daughter of "Arbuckle" Yates i And Mary stuffed bought it a in little her stocking bond, ; ,. the old question, "What abou at the Art Shop :
4 Was standing on the dining-hall Every place that mary went my personal liberty?" You have of
. steps with a bunch of Alligators, The way interest grew was shocking. I,none. We are at war.., Norah Norton
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.- The University of Florida 'C.' :.. : : ,/; ,. .
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A State University of the Highest Educational Standards, Ranking, with the Largest and Best Universities ; ;,
of the North and East. Military Training under :: .
officers of the U.sS. Army. Students offered :. t. -
:. opportunity of joining Reserve Officers Training Corps. --'-'..
For information write the Registrar. ;
QA.IKNHVIL.L.E, FUUNITUUK qo.
Pure Personalities FEET FEEL good when :you
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wear blizzards in :your shoes.
United Shoe Store.
--.-" It is reported that Emerson ..
i Mrs. Macy sprained an ankle
last Sunday and has been unableto Clavel answered a question I.
attend classes all week. Sheis correctly in "Ag" one day this ,
under the doctor's care and ina i week. According to Billy Sen-
.Ridein few more days will be out.. I sabaugh, Major Floyd may get
GRATIFY that WISH while over the shock but he will never GAINESVILLE. FLORIDA I
theUniversity the prices are reduced on Georg- look the same,
ette or Crepe de Chine or a nice EVERY GIRL likes a Georgette SHOESEIBMTench
BusFare Voile. Last summer sale ends or Crepe de Chine waist, or
this week. Busy Bazaar. 6t2 a party voile. Take advantageof H
One Way, lOc Beautiful, new line of Service the reduced prices this week.
Fifteen Rides for $1.00 Pins, Service Brooches, Insignia Busy Bazaar. 6t2 I I
3 Runs Every Twenty Minutes Pins, Service Rings, Army and The Vesper Service last Sunday o GAINESVILLE_ Q j!
Navy Fountain Pens, etc., just' evening was conducted in FLORIDA
received at L. C. Smith's, North chapel. No minister was E E
Side'of Square.If presesent but a splendid musical :,I
the student who has recent. I program was rendered under the, SHOESThe
\ ly acquired a desire to study.direction of Miss Kittrell, followed -,
I -:-- _.- Vegetable Growing would please;, by a Bible interpretation by .
..; I return "Garden Farming" b y|Professor Beck. A very interesting -I I
. Corbett, to room 5 A. H. upon .
feature of the evening
I completion of the course, the I Phifer State Bank I
! ainesville Planing &.Coffin Co. ovnervould be greatly obliged.|was an original 1 reading by Mrs. i
j Knott. Those who attended Strong and Conservative
Miss Anis McDonald
I was so
looring, Ceiling, Siding, Finish fortunate few evenings ago as,,pronounce it one of the most en- Gainesville, Florida
Daily Capacity 25,000 Feet I to,catch a apalindrome.They are,joyable Vesper Services of the i
in this section and this season.
ainesville, Fla. Phone 166 I very rare
,,one is quite an.acquisition to.theuniversity's "Arbuckle" Yates has demon- Headquarters for -
collection oJ CUrIOS-
1 yes Tested Glasses Fitted !i ities. It is on exhibition in Pea- strated his ability as a statisti- Sporting Goods
Broken Lenses' body Hall, where it can be found cian as well as a caterer. By
in one hour's time between the leaves of the big ascertaining the weight of a NONE BETTER"
dictionary% about the middle of 1:large number of teachers at the The Thomas Co.
C. H. Coles & Son the volume. It worth lookingat. i beginning of Summer School I j
Refracting and Mfg Opticians. ''and again during the past; week I (
.. Among the distinguished visitors -:he has demonstrated that the average 'J. W. McCollum & Co.
the Summer School dur-I
gain in eight during the
ing the past week were Superintendent -
I. J. BurkhimClothier F. A. Hathaway of Duval -j time has been eight pounds..' DruggistsCorner i
Clothier and Furnisher County who confessed that he(Something over three hundred
was in quest of teachers, and teachers eat a t his hostelry. East Main and Union
-F POPULAR GOODSat Hon.V.. N. Sheats, State Super-|iT, her e f ore the aggregate increase -
POPULAR PRICES intendent of Schools. Mr.Sheatswas in weight of this number I
i presented and spoke brie'ly is at least two thousand fire hun,See A. J. \iIDAL
dred If Dean Cox could
to the teachers in chapel assem- pounds.
Do Business with bled. He spoke in his usul hap-!apply some kind of psychologictest For Drugs, Stationery, Toilet
IHE FLORIDA r NATIONAL BANK py vein and left e/erybody feel- to determine the increase in Articles, Souvenir Cards,
ing good. Hedinnered with the pedagogic efficiency of this num Waterman's Pens I
"TheNew lIil1ion"DolIar Bank,' Alligator which added much to I ber, it is believed that it would I
his prestige with the teachers. .surpass even the above figures. -' : .
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1 ., t. ,. Comp.aint at the Summer Girl one, it sadly needs reviving.: If you come once, you can t stay avay- ;
a: fr :.-.",' ': ':; ." I would I had a poet's wit: 4. For heaven's sake, don't Theatrei=-i
J ." '1 I'd like to write of life and joy; punch your hearer to emphasizeyour _
I '., III For when you smile I think I'm it: words. If you are not say- COOL-COMFORTABLE-CONVENIENT
You laugh-I'm just a little boy. ing anything, don't talk. S.L.Carter, Manager \
ii 5. Although :you may be
?;. LADIES, Attention! This is hungry and anxious to eat, do
j : our last reduction on Crepe de I not forget yourself: to such an Normal StudentsTHE -j
;. ''I. Chine and Georgette waists/ ake extent as to put on a greedy .
-- advantage of the reduced prices. look. Nothing makes one so BIG STORE extends you a cordial in- -
1: Busy Bazaar. 6t2 desire to get up and kick a table. vitation to make it your headquarters while 1
'". .'= : over as to see one look like a I in town. We will do our best to supply your
-J pig at the things set before him. wants at lowest prices.
,L ,i i.: Peobodj Dramatic; Club Scores a Hit
6. Do not undertake to tell Ladies' Shoes Men's Shoes Ladies' Waists
; The Peabody Dramatic 'Clubl' your whole family history to one Men's Outfitting Hosiery and Kerchiefs hand
in its fourth annual entertainment because have him Furnishings Dress Goods and Street Hats
; Ladies' Rest Room Second Floor FREE
t." last Saturday evening gave hemmed where he can't_ get a- ,
i. what is conceded to have been
way. Stop occasionly W. N. Wilson, OwnerJohnson's
1 ; the most delightful entertainment -
talking to see if your companion
i ; in its history. Dr. Chapman would wish to say something.It .
under whose direction the
t' maybe that he can talk.
; entertainment was given, ap- 7. Do not expect one. whom
his best in the character Pharmacy
peared at you ignore in company, when
1 :rlk ., of Widow Bedot. in "ElderJ -
more interesting persons are -
j Sniffles' Courtship." The doctor present, to be perfectly attentiveand Anything in the Drug Line ;
a evidently is no novice. One
courteous to you when you "-'
.\ 8 man laughed until he had to be
two ,are alone. He doubtless "'"
I carried from the hall. -
how you ignored
H. G. Metcalfe, as Taraxicum-: him former occasion.
t.t on a The Wilson ;
I Twitters, in "My Turn Next,' 8. If you want anything at Company
starred from end.
beginning to the table, speak right out and
He has the air -of a professional Gainesville's Store
t call it by its proper name. Do -i !
and does the part well to the minutest ,
not point at it or reach for the '"'
detail. Every number Normal Students, make this store.
dish while still talking and ex- "
showed thorough and careful Your Store
pect some of your fellow dinersto II
: 4 preparation and the characters anticipate your words. F "QUALITY and SERVICE" ,
.; : all deserve much credit.
9. Do not feel free to interrupta Leaders in 4
I conversation or "butt in" just
'! DOLLAR SAVED is a dollar because you are intimately acquainted ; Dry Goods, Notions, '
t .made. All summer shoes at a I[ with one or both per- s Ladies'
4 4 sacrifice p/ice. Sale ends Satur- sons. Many of. your acquaintances ReadytoWearand
I day. See window. United Shoe!I have secrets that they do Millinery
Store. 6t2 not tell you, although it may .
never have occurred to you.
10. Do not friend
expect your .
Some New Rules of Etiquette
to stop his work and give his
i 1. If you notice a person to I whole attention to you just be- New York-Racket 't'
c., whom you arc talking, shrinkingfrom cause you happened in. You
you in an effort to keep at: have no more right to interrupt Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats and Gents Furainshings!
: : a respectful distance, do not :a friend's work than a stranger's We Will Appreciate Your Business > .r
,j crowd him too closely. He may i
be endeavoring to get out of FEET FEEL GOOD when =
I range of an offensive breath. you ,,'earVizards in your shoes _
2. Never begin voluntarily to I United Shoe Store. 6t2 BAIRD HARDWARE CO.
read to a person. The fact that I
L t he does not tell you that he' does I Your Kodak work will receive Eastman Kodaks and Supplies, Sporting G
f not wish you to read to him does prompt attention by experienced
I I ,. : f not mean that he is enjoying it. photographers at Van Sickel's Phone 7
! Possibly he can read. Studio, South side of Square, tf -
3. When anything js passed i
,I ... you by one of'your fellows at the I Anyone failing to receive the I,It Will Pay You -JI
table, for goodness' sake, take Alligator regularly will confer a I
t. the dish. Don't expect him to;favor by giving us notice. A to call\and see our lines of Ladles
f hold it while you leisurely help|note dropped in one of the Alli Ready-to-Wear at Low Prices. .
! f yourself. While this is an old:gator boxes will suffice. CUT PRICE STORE Gainesville's