The Florida alligator
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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
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Physical Description: v. : ; 32-59 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: the students of the University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Creation Date: August 9, 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
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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
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Preceded by: Orange and blue
Succeeded by: Independent Florida alligator

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The Florida Alligator! ::'

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VOL. VI. ; FLORIDA, AUGUST 9, 1918. No. 7

Europe's.Messaie English Board of Education,whois tauqua Corner" for a group pic- training: at Camp Devens, Mass.

in charge of pending educa- ture. From the sfze of the crowd There were 2269 men whose hab

tional legislation of fundamental every teacher to a man must itual speech is French; 1354 who

significence. is quoted:_ have been there. Ugly and speak Italian, and so on down to ,! '

What the Nations Think and "At the beginning of the War, handsome, halt and'lame (mentally -,the relatively. few who speak !

Want on EducationalLines when first the shortage of labor ), rich and poor (especiallypoor Japanese, Serbian, Egyptian, Per I

j I became apparent, a raid was ), noble and i ignoble (latter sian, Assyrian, Flemish and Ara

made upon the schools, a great predominating) assembled with bic. Of special interest were the +

raid, a successful raid, a raid one accord. A broiling: Augustsun 625 men who speak German.

Every public officer intrusted' started by a body of unreflecting did not ,prevent us. The

with the support of public schools 1 public opinion. The result ol picture will likely be a bird'seyeview

should know that Europe's that raid upon the schools has as the photographer had to Don't_wait forever. One-half

lesson to the United States asti a been that hundreds of thousandsof plant his camera a long distance off on all wash skirts. Bas,)' Ba- i,

result of the war is to keep the children in this country have away in order to gain the pro-I zaar. :

schools going, and to make education been prematurely withdrawn tecting shade of a tree as a mat

during and after the war from school, and have suffered ter of oersonal comfort.Teachers' \ Declamation Contest

better and more effective than it an irreparable damage,a damage The first declamation
... .- contestto
has ever been, according to a which it will be quite impossiblefor be held in connection with

broadside announcement entitled us hereafter adequately to -
Examination the Summer School was enjoyedby I 4
"Europe's Educational Messageto repair. That is a very grave and a large audience last Tuesday I

America," just issued by the distressing symptom.! Examinations for all classes of I Iteacners' evening. Six young men, T7: N. I
certificates will be held i
Interior Department through its Farabee, A. L. Adams, H. A. Ze- ;
Bureau of Education, for circu- on the University campus, begin
\ter, M. L. Shane, \V. C. Rigby 1
12. The chairmanof }
) ning August
lation among mayors, school Ten Mill Club OrganizedOn and J. D. Sunday under the tuition : I
the board of examiners requests -
board members and other public
of Dr. Chapman acquitted I
Tuesday evening of this all white applicants for:)!
officials. themselves admirably. The medal !
week a large number of those in'certificates to assemble in room I
France Speaks
was awarded to A. L. Adams
"Do let the needs of the 'attendance at the Sum merSchoolmet 25, Peabody Hall ((2d floor), fon-;
not Walton County, M. L. Shaneof i
its for the purpose of organizing day, August 12, at 8:00: a. m., and |
hour, however demanding, or \ Hernando Coming in for hon- !
its Ten-Mill Club. B. B. Lane, all colored applicants to assemble -t
burdens, however heavy, or orable mention. The program \
threatening, or Chairman of the State Campaign in room 1 (basement), of the :,
perils, however of the evening was interspersed I
Committee, presided at the organization same building at the same hour.\1
; its sorrows,however heartbreaking with musical selections, and rec- I
and after a few ap- Applicants for county certifites, '
of the
unmindful itations Dr. !
,make ;you Chapman himself
remarks called for the all grades, will assemble as ; -
of those propriete ''(
f defense of tomorrow, giving two or three delightfl1
officers. The following above indicated, on Tuesday]
election I
disciplines through :which an readings. On the whole, the
1 were elected: Wm. Tyler of morning, as examination for the ]
efficient democracy program was thoroughly enjoy-
- President Miss Isabel certificates does not begin -I .
of Pensacola, ; county
h which the institutions able.
So- civilization can be perpetuated Mays of Lake City, Vice President till Tuesday. I II
I Hubbell of
:. and Miss Julia
': and strengthened.$ Conserve,
! Bradentown, SecretaryTreasurer. DON'T FORGET All sum-
endure taxation and privation,
Much enthusiasm man- Young mer shoes at a big reduction. U-
suffer and sacrifice, to assure to
have ifested and from all indications Soldiers can get you r-cross nited Shoe Store. ,

brought those into whom the world you that it i the teachers are solidly behindthe muddy road after dark without Supt. H. J. Dame of Citrus II
movement. Some two hundred getting your white shoes soiled.
shall be not oniy a safe but a county paid his respects to the
teachers compose the membership i For particulars see Miss Burney. School '
for them1This SUfmer Thursday. By
happy place I) ':
is France's message, as of the Club.S. ,request of Prof. Cawthon, he ad- I

reported by John H. Finley, j Plenty of Variety dressed the teachers at chapel. ;

Commissioner of Education of S. Poses for PictureAt I Some one who recently took He: is a man with a message.

New York State, in his report on Tuesday the trouble to investigate found Your Kodak work will receive ,I
close of chapel ,
French schools in war time. the invited that there were no fewer than I prompt attention by experienced

Also England, morning Dr. Murphree and forty languages besides Englishin I t.photographers at Van SickeFs
all the ;
For England, the HonorableH. ana urged assemble at"Chau- use by !the young soldiers in|Studio, South side of Square, tf

A. L. Fisher, President of the the faculty to

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! all the teachers a "I thought that was a
wishing to type.
"a- ThB Florida AIIiya o i happy, prosperous and enjoyableyear. The world honors the men logue." -:
Edition May we meet again next who is just himself. | 'N 0, a dialogue is where
.;'; Summer School The greater the man, the persons are speaking"The
Till then adieu.
.. ;year.
; simpler his manner.
: r- Subscription, 25c for the Term What is teaching? It has been All the cynic's swans are

said that we have not taught until geese. barber's hand was,
i steady from the ]
someone has learned as a re- of
Published Every Friday: .
j -I. sult of our effort to teach. This Section C Notes preceding night's carousal

--- being true should not be sat- customer was uneasy. Sun
.- Entered as second-class matter, Sep- we Be it here resolved
,. tember 23, 1912,'at the postoffice at isfied with the mere fact that we Fortune smiled on Section C nough, before the shave was!

Gainesville Florida, under the Act of have put forth an effort to teach. through, his chin was cut
: March 3d, 1879. We should follow up and defi- at the opening "There, now," said the vie,
School. By unaminous. vote we
nitely ascertain whether cue f- I"You see the result of liquor!
LINE-UP that here have
j r THE have decided "
"Yes sir said the
': fort has accomplished that barber
Manager gathered the wit, humor, beauty,j
WM. TYLER whereunto it aimed. ; sure does make the skin rot
II' WM. KOEHLER TypographerE. intelligence (?) and charm of all

j' '" .G.ROOKS Advertising Manager The Alligator wishes t o an-, t'le school. Not only do we!

I A. A.MERBLER Circulation M'g'r nounce to the public that he is I believe this, but numerous boyso Fur SailThe

.. Miss EDITH STANTON, Stenographer now available for all social functions A and Bvill
I';, if J.G.YOOS, DevilOPPlace that occur on the campus, verify this statement. Numders Alligator has on ban
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most a barrel full of hand
all communications and news such as water-melon cuttings, have sworn to live and die by

I' '; items in boxes designated for that Saturday hikes, candy pullings their belief that the one girl lived poetry that was unable toe
in Peabody and Language the columns on account of
purpose games, etc. Don't leave us out ?
j. here. Some of the instructors '1
1 l: .Halls. As a matter of"good faith" because of our age, color, or bunions and other pedal defcshies.
have different opinion
slightly ,
i name to every piece a '
: sign your Anyone having usefoican
previous condition of servitude. '
J. -but then, every one changes
have this
,. The Summer School is drawing their mind except fools and dead lot at a veiyi -:

r Just seven short weeks ago, to a close, as all summer I people.-Summer School faculty price.

\. the Alligator, with becoming schools have a habit of doing. take warning

'. modesty, made a respectful bow The total enrollment for the session Dean Cox with usual and GAINESVILLE NATIONAL

t i' to the teachers md public and reached 432. (Type; error wonderful foresight and ability Gaines.ille Florida

'I entered upon his summer career. last week made ,it 532)). An excellent -:I to read human nature selected

That career having: been run, he spirit has prevailed thru-
I Mrs. Lenora Murray to lave: the We solicit your busing
would now with a double out the term and good, solid'i honor of presiding over this

.. i i I ._ portion ot said modesty bow an work has been the order of the:f Section. As a result of her

.. I If; exit. Before passing, however, day. The attendance has held! summer she has gained honor,
it not be amiss for him to fe\vl James Chesnut Jr.
might up exceedingly ,well only a glory and undying fame. {
: make just this brief observation: whose schools opened rather
prematurely "Arbuckle"Yates says he can Ien9sVomen's and .
t' Thanks are due to some two having departed. Ttvo
instantly pick out Section C. Children's FINE SHOE
hundred loyal, patriotic teachers young ladies were overheard recently -
They pay their board bill in advance South Side :
; and friends whose names are on Squrre
.. wishing that it might con- with variations.
I our subscription list as well as to tinue eight weeks longer. Dean'I
) Who! who! who are we!
i a goodly list of advertisers in the Cox states unqualifiedly that it I
; 4 We are the girls of Section C. '
.. W. S. & Co.
i city of Gainesville They, together has been the most successful Ice cream, ginger ale, soda Dorsey

I with the support of the summer term. n' the history water, Leaders in Fine Groceri
i University, have made the Alli I pop -
Nor the University. Section C. Section C, alwayson Phones 15 and 150 -

J torpossiblethissummer. We stop the press to report that 'top! Gainesville, : Florid.
those who have
I. would we forget i an enthusiastic woman suffrage .
made literary contributions. ....
meeting of very vast dimensionsis The Alligator ---
charges five cents a line
Newsltems,jokes,timely articles being held at "Chautauqua Ijr space, but we don't mind giving five

'}. on timely subjects and even Comer. Miss Isabel Mays is in'! cents' worth of space to callect one cent ALEX'SOpposite
r poems have all been appreciated: I still due on subscription to the Alligator
I charge. That this movement is
and have contributed largely toI gaining momentum with each :by a member of the faculty mentions UniversityRESTAURANT

t the measure of success attained.! succeeding:year cannot be gain-:i last week. We even go last week twenty .

J 1 All the kind words of commendation -'said or denied. B. B. Lane the( I!I cents better this time. Later-After ICE CREAM PARLOR

and praise have been:Alligator: B.Jones and others this above was what writtan we collected tour cents _----- -
due and
was the gentleman
t ] appreciated and will have just divested themselves 01 feels I
L higly ever much eloquence and so good over the frequet appearance
{, ; be cherished as one of the richest logic in furtherance of profound the .0: his name in print that he set the Allii Dr. GORDON TYSON:
heritages of our life.: !which should cause i gator up to all he could drink at the cold!
assure ultimate!
l 4 j drink stand at the entrance to Dentist 1
The Alligator proclaims him success. Language
F Hall,and
I _makes a similar promise fer
\ I' self at peace with all mankind.' the future. A proper use of Alligator

: All the little disputes and differ-: Bex TaxIt I I space pays. Moral} -See us for rates.

; ences of opinion have been amicably -; is easy to mistake our I The tele Tea Eo
settled and not a single own
J world of thought for the thought I Johnny studying; "Pop, what'sa
feeling of envy or, spite rankles of the world. monologue?" at the Art Shop

in his bosom. Good will! domi-t You cannot g permanence- I m"A monologue is a conversation :4;

:. t nates his entire being. Here's to a book by printing it in italic between husband and ofNorah :
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1! A State University of the Highest Educational Standards, Ranking with the Largest and Best Universities :

If:: ', of the North and East. Military Training under officers of the U. S. Army. Students offered'"

t r: opportunity of joining Reserve Officers Training Corps. rr

For information write the Registrar.Ride' .

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/ Pure PersonalitiesMake "An'egotist is a man who

1.j. z thinks if he hadn't been born,
people would have wanted to
the most of to-day and
not.Puck.The .
know why
to-morrow will make the most
of you. Library in Peabody Hall

Prof. Lane has paid his Alligator is to have a new clock. As a
subscription in full. mark of appreciation for the

Don't wait forever. Onehalfoff many courtesies and kindnesses

on all wash skirts. Busy Ba- extended them by ,the University GAINESVILLE FLORIDASHOES.

Summer School, the studentsare

in theUniversity zaar.What doth a man's money at the suggestion of Mrs. S.
Bus profit him if his wife is widow? F.Richmond and with the hearty

DONT FORGET All summer support and assistance of "Ar-

Fare. One Way, lOc shoes at a big reduction. U- buckle" Yates, presenting the library H B. M. Tench H
with this clock. The plate
nited Shoe Store.
Fitteen Rides for $1.00 -
Runs Minutes Mrs. W. D. Stivender was called will read, "Presented bthe Q '. GAINESVILLE 0
Every Twenty of 1918."
Summer School
home to Leesburg, Tuesday,
.by the death of her brother-in- The closing vesper services of FLORIDA
A 4 y .:.. t I law: the Summer School] were conducted E
,J; Dean Cox. Dr. Cox
Prof. Hathaway says of a certain -I
,. member of the faculty, had announced that in the event SHOES
that he could get no one else for
whom all will recognize upon
I I the occosion he would perform
reading this, that he is so ugly
that the Lord grins every time I himself. He explained that he

\He looks at him. (It was not I was makingthe announcement The Phifer State Bank
Gainesville Planing & Coffin Cc. the Alligator.) in advance so they could stay
away. The announcement, Strong and Conservative

" Flooring, Ceiling,::Siding/Finish\ x A new student who arrived a however, seemed to have the Gainesville. Florida
few days ago met L. W. Buch--
Dnily.Capacit) 25,000 Feet opposite effect as an unusually
holz, so 'tis said, and started conversation -
lar jiumber were present, including -
Gainesville, Fla. Phone 166 with the remark'Yourface
both teachers and enlist- Headquarters for_
familiar." Beforehe
ed men as well as t townspeople.
Eyes Tested Glasses Fitted Sporting GoodsNONE
could get any further, L. W. They were not disappointed.Dean .
Broken Lenses Duplicated broke in on him with "Young BETTER
Cox has been absent the
in one hour's time man, when you have raised a
last few days, being in attend- The Thomas Co.
C. H. Coles & Son family like mine and get to be ance at the Conference for Vocational
as old as I am, your face will
Refracting and Mfg Opticians. Education of SouthEastern -
look familiar too.
Division, under the Smith- J. W. McCollum & Co.
The Alligator is in receipt ofa Hughes Act. He represents the

L. J. Bu.rkiiim letter from one H. L. DeWolf University at the Conferenceand DruggistsCorner
who was formerly a member of
will also address the body
Clothier and Furnisher its staff. Mr. DeWolf, after two, during the session. In the absence East Main and Union I

POPULAR GOODSat years as lead of the Departmentof of Dr. Cox, Prof. Cawthonis Ij
POPULAR PRICES Science in Pensacola High of the situation. Mr. j ,
in charge
School, was induced to go to the Cawthon, while off duty as High See A. J. VIDAL

Do Business with Hillsboro High School as teacher fits in For '
School Inspector, nicelyfor Drugs, Stationery, Toilet
in the Department of Science. little odd jobs like this. He Articles, Souvenir Cards .
FLOftlOil A t BANK
The Alligator believes that Mr. usually measures up to all requirements Waterman's Pens 1

"TheN cw Million Dollar Bank,' DeWolf will be heard from and J physically and oth- I

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I THE BIG STORE expends you a cordial in- :
;: vitation to make it your headquarters while t I
i in town. We will do our best to supply your
j I. wants at lowest prices. I
t. i Ladies' Shoes Men's Shoes Ladies' Waists
\ i Men's Outfitting Hosiery and Kerchiefs
1 and Furnishings Dress Goods and Street Hats :
I I. I_ Ladies' Rest Room, Second Floor, FREE >>
+j' -tu. N. Wilson Owner
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Ladies' Ready-to-Wear I 01

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