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
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 18, 1919
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
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000972808
oclc - 01410246
notis - AEU8328
lccn - sn 96027439
System ID: UF00028291:00250
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Preceded by: Orange and blue
Succeeded by: Independent Florida alligator

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II II Gamma Dawson, Mrs. J. H. COMPLIMENTARY: }

I Durrance, Mrs. Mabel E. Gay,
Summer School Enrollment by Mary Hagan, Clara Hancock, In the lecture, "Thrift in the Editor: I am a paid-up sub- t
Counties Edna McLeod, Mrs. I. L. Ma- School", to be repeated on Tues-\scriber to the Alligator, yet the

rony, Lorace Peeples, Mrs. J. B. day, Dr. Simpson discusses one! poem I sent you a month ago has r :

(Continued) Rooney, Inez Rowland, FaustineL. of the livest problems before not been published. Will you r

BakerNix.Bay Shaver, Chas. E. Abbott, William our educators today. It is hoped explain this please?- Miss F. i

Charles N. Carnes, J. Bullock, J. L. Chandler, that every progressive teacher I I. T.Dear. f.
Frazer Jeter, William R. Smith. John DeWitt, Roy L. Driggers, will attend. I Miss F. I. T.: '

Bradford May Clemons, J. H. Durrance, T. N. Farabee, By taking the trouble to inform The 35 cents you paid was for ;t''

, Grace D. Fogg, Leta M. Fogg,! Walter W. Gay, J. C. Maddox, herself on thrift Miss Teresa -:the paper, which you are receiving f'
I Eunice Hazen, Lorene Hazen,; James L. Maddox, Lelon F. Ste- :I M. Lenney, seventh grade I regularly. Our space is :

Kathryn Harrison, Dora Johnson phens, John R. Wright, Claude I teacher, Trinity Place School,I! worth 5 cents per line. Your i :

Loca Johnson, Annie Moore, Bovay, Cecil F. Hull. New Rochelle, N. Y., was able : poem is composed of 300 lines Ii I
Jocie Parrish, Nellora Reeder, Duval-Mrs. Rose G. Begg,! to write an essay which won i which would equal $15. If you I, j

Flossye Reynolds, Janie Sapp, Violet Chapman, Laurie F. $750 in cash. She wouldn't have wish it published at this rate, 1
Nellie Strickland, Jessie Thomas Friedman, Bessie Golden, MaryT. I written it if she had not kept; kindly favor us with remittance ,

Evalyn Ward, Percy Griffin,I l'IurphyVinifred A. Murphy herself informed. Come to the::I of the above amount.-Editor. !.!

Lucian O. Hazen, John E.: Lucy N. West, Mrs. Eva M. lecture and learn what other I
. Maines, James Maxwell, Charles: Wetzel. wide-awake teachers are doing i Editor: Why don't the Alligator :

E. Pope, Abran W. Safer. Escambia Ada Graham,; in the way of thrift instruction. start something? It seems i

Brevard-Mrs. Kate Alonso Elizabeth Hughes, Jessie j Sign one of Dr. Simpson's.to me that you are supposed to

Josephine S. Burgess, Martha 0.1 Hughes, Louis J. Tatum.Flagler.Marguerite Thrift cards and you will be do some real constructive workas
Macey, Gertrude Williams, C.! ::\ Buzzard, sent interesting and useful liter- we'll as carry the light frivo-
G. Campbell, Herbert Ca "-EI-I Lotta Holland, Alice Reynolds,II ature along this line. lous news of the Summer School.IR. .

wes, Ralph Higginbotham, Dr.I :Maston:\ S. Hayes, Edmund J. : 0. T.
Edwin E. :Macey: Clarence W. Mazurewicz. I Dear R. O. T.: We would kindly ,'
Nelson. Franklin-Eva Maddox.::\ Doctor Chapman's annual refer you to our editorial on
Broward-Nix. (To be continued) reading will occur on Saturday Efficiency in this issue. If you I Ii
Calhoun-Nix. I night of this week, July the 19th,i can make fifty on this test we I !

Citrus-Pauline I. Love, Le-: HILLSBORO COUNTY at 8:30: o'clock. The admission. I are willing to turn the Alligator '
will be only 15 cents, an unusual
to and let start i
ona Martin, Nellie Miller, Pau- CLUB over you you
price for such an entertainment, :
something. We would not make
line Mitchell, Elva Watson, lone \
Whitelaw, Laura Whitelaw, Joe I On July the 8th the Tampa. and one charged for DoctorChapman's this offer, but we happen to 4 I
recitals only at the
know and feel positive that
\V. Scofield. and Hillsboro County teachers, you
Clay-Alma Emmitt, Wallace organized and elected officers as Summer School. Come and you could not make more than I
: laugh, for laugh ,you>vill if you twenty-five points. Your initials j ,
:\Wimberly.. follows: H. A. Haseltine, pres- "
.are there, for Doctor Chapmanis '
Columbia-Orie D. Duncan, ident; Miss Bethel Lane, secre- reveal your}identity to us.-Ed- : i
one of the most successful '
Ethel :M.:\ Farnell, Beulah G. tary; D. C. Kickliter, treasurer; itor. ; ;
laugh makers in the country. I
Hatcher, Clara Herlong, Queen-I Miss Ethel Busch, press reporter -
Tickets at Bookstore and at The Summer School Y. W. C. I
ie C. Herlong, Leola Hodges,' ; Mrs. Frank Parker, chair- I'
Annie Hollingsworth, Fannie I.'I man of all committees. The i I door. A. met at the Gymnasium lastMonday

Taylor, Cleavy Turner, Ray i present membership of the Club I evening. After a short i.j

Hodges, Robert T. Miller, H. L. numbers thirtyfour.First Henry was crippled and he business session, the following I i
Tolbert, Norman Witt. couldn't walk; program was rendered Vocal I
Dade-Harriett Christiansen, Student: "I wonder Henry was hoarse and he solo by Miss\ Sybil Ley; talks on j
I this I couldn't talk, how best to serve one's commu-
Mildred Ely, Annie Harper, where they got all honey
Florence Hill, Minnie Ingram, I from?" But he took four spools and an nity were made as follows: Ed- y

Eula M. Ray, Albert L. Isaac, Second Student: "From the old tin pan, ucationally, Mrs. Richmond; l
Wm. Musselwhite, A. J. Peacock. looks of Doctor Cox's eye the And called them a Ford and the Physically, Miss Carle; Re-

DeSoto-Mrs.\ Louie Alexan- other day, he must have got it old thing ran. ligiously, Miss\ Bethel Lane. j!j
I MARY\ E. IRELAND, Sec'y. ;
SeeIaxvell, the Busman.
der, Maude Blackburn, Evalyn from a bee gum.








Ii points.) Are his teeth presentable ALLIGATOR VICTROLAS AND RECORDS

,, School Edition ? Yes. ((10 points.) Is

there a pipe stem protruding,
Subscription, 35c for the Term Would-be Dictators Resort to GAINESVILLEFURNITURE
: from his breast pocket? No. ((10
Underhand MethodsIt
Published Every Friday points.) Are his britches baggyat

r f I the knees? No. ((10 points.) COMPANYD.
i Entered as second-class matter .. If in the early morning, are his is no uncommon sight to

l September 28, 1912, at the shoes shined? Yes. ((10 points.) see small groups of men (?)
postoffice at Gainesville, Florida, Next, let us saunter around huddled close together and talk- R. COX, Proprietor
; under the Act of March 3, 1879.
;! while he is chatting with the ladies ing in subdued tones. While no i I

.I and take a squint from the demonstration has, as yet, been
I Ii STAFF rear. Has he had a hair cut made, it is quite evident that. i f

!i WM.E. G.TYLER.Editor ROOKS_.Advertising and Manager Manager within the past month? Yes. ((10 plots against the Alligator and 1 THE PHIFER STATE BANK J 1

W. C. RIGBY and C. D. JOHNSON points.) Do his coat pockets its efficient management are be- Strong and Conservative

:; Circulation ManagersEFFICIENCY stand out as if stuffed with old ing fomented, so to speak. On Gainesville Florida
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letters and other articles of long one occasion, Professor Wetzelwas

accumulation? No. ((10 points.) seen to look toward the Alligator -

.1 From this angle, do his britches office. On another occa-

t :I :! Apparently, practically the seem to indicate that our subjectis I sion Professor Fattig was plainly Eyes -wMESS Glasses
I accustomed to sit much? No. seen to gesticulate hitherwardwith Tested' l H
entire student-body of the Sum-i Fitted t
I : mer School have voluntarily and: ((10 points.) Are his shoe heels I his thumb. On still another tea :

worn down so that his feet creel occasion, Professor Beck limped u
of their free will and
t own accord Broken Lenses
: under him while walking? No. past our window with an expres- Duplicatedin
subjected themselves to the
Test" administered ; ((10 points.) sion of intense listening. On one hour's timeC.
"Efficiency as -
f by Dean Cox. And this is No person should be employedto yet another occasion, Professor H. COLES & SON C
stand as a living model for Quigley actually entered our of- ,r
} : well. It is commendable in our up
1 students that they are resolvedto the coming generation who does I fice, on pretense of borrowing a Refracting and Mfg.\ OpticiansDo I I'j

I know the whole truth about not score at least 75 points out typewriter, but was positivelyseen

themselves as to their efficiency|I of the above possible 100 points. to look around. Now,

or inefficiency. For want of a better name, let gentlemen, one and all, if you Business With

t us call this the "Alligator Test". think you can intimidate us into
l There are some vital facts, Tile Florida National Bank
J however, which in a large mea- This test, of course, is for men I making complimentary remarks r
sure determine the real value of only. In later. issue we hope to: about you in every issue, we Resources Over Two Million
t the teacher that will not be give the test for women. I II wish to inform you that you are Dollars
I II much mistaken. If
t I very worse i
brought out by the "Efficiency 1
comes to it is not at all
t : Test". Luckily, these may be An in'teresting and amusing i! '!
obtained careful observation.The beyond the range of possibilities SHOES THAT WEAR
by game of ball was played on the)I that we may write our editorials
course to be pursued by one University diamond last Saturday -
under the weight and the cold
l ,
in quest of this additional infor- between the Waiters and
clammy touch of old shootin' i 1 r\\
: mation is somewhat as follows: the Non-Waiters. After two I! irons.in 1 1i

First, let us take a front view off hard fought battles, one with I I at 1 j

f J I our subject. Does he stand on bats in the usual way and the \i
; both feet? Yes. ((10 points.) Is other with the bare fists also the usual way, the Non- THE UNITED SHOE STORE
l _._ Waiters came off victoriousto
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f r,. '' I the tune of 10 to 7. Bat- Next to Busy Bazaar

I I I teries for the Waiters were ,I

f }! -- THE NEW esE EDISON I I Johnson for the, NonVaitersVright Rigby and Clemons,;

4 Has No to Change Feagle, Stanfill and McMullen. EVERYTHING IN LADIES'WEARING ,f

Jf J Home run, Connell. The next I F
f Plays All Makes\ of Records game promises to be one of un- APPARELi
/ usual interest. Each team is i

i Call at My\ Store and Hear just waiting for a chance to eat at j

I the other up alive, so to speak.

THE NEW EDISON Come on now, boys, let's don't THE BUSY BAZAAR

I Played in Comparison j, fight any more. If :you do you Next to United Shoe Store
; ;i might have to be taken before
. ; Machines" Dean Cox and he
might not just
: : IJ; SOLD ON EASY TERMS slap you on the \wrist. ,

t] : We Also Carry Sheet Music in Stock
DR. C. G. MIXSON, Dentist

t I THE NEW EDISON STORE "There Gray,was translating those who were Caesar born: City Office Building

t .'' G. H. KELLEY, Dealer with grain in their mouths." Phone 286



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----------------I clothes, between Buckman and RUBAIYAT OF THE There is a a ast difference between -

NEWSETTES Thomas halls. Poised on his tip- MESSHALLBy talking with a person and

. - - - 4 toes on top of the extremely E. E. M. talking to him. If you noticea r i
large "Y" push ball, he deftly listener growing fidgety or t' :

The University Summer Nor-, rolls this contrivance to and fro, We were crowded in the Mess- restless and frequently consulting I

nal is always well represented\) sustaining himself in almost hall, his watch, it would be well f

t every large social function'! mid-air, to the amusement of But no one should make a to pause. Possibly his little cup '

field in this section of the coun- many fair spectators from windows kick, is .full. You have no more right l ,

ry. Last Friday night, after a on both sides. The report For the waiters try their durn- to monopolize all the time in a f

(well baseball game in the after- goes on to say that it is almostas dest, conversation than to eat all the ;

loon, there was given a "jazz- entertaining as seeing a cir- Helping us to turn the trick. food placed upon the table. ;

)all" at High Springs. Miss cus wire-walking performance.One \ 1

Mary King, spending the past! Life is short and time is fleeting, i See A. J. VIDAL j
A-eek-end there, reports a very will
Soon the Summer term
of the fair damsels of the
enjoyable time.Anybody end, For Drugs, Stationery, Toilet
was seen promenadingwith
But the Messhall menu never Articles, Souvenir CardsWaterman's
beau last
a new Sunday :
ought to be glad to evening. This beautiful "Queen"has From its settled fare will PensJ. :
lave their home so close to the bend. 1
succeeded in withholding 1I
University that they can go I
'' her name from the inquisitive s!
lome every week-end and see'I reporter, but it has been given Here they come with grits and W. :McCOLLUM & CO. ,
:heir folks. There are a num-
out that the man in the gravy,
Der of such lucky ones here in Prunes, potatoes, eggs and DRUGGISTS
I case was a new-comer from Pi-i
:he Summer School now. Among toast
nellas County. Corner East Main and Union I
hose spending the past weekend ,
: I Coffee, tea and milk and \vaterOh -

out of town was Harry!i, ,.we have a generous host. i
\Wood, who enjoyed very much On last Sunday afternoon, I

the few days spent with his Harvey R. Connell made a tripto Goulash, wienies and ham-
home-people at Evinston. Worthington Springs on his burger, ;
I "Twin Harley" and enjoyed a
Sliced tomatoes, ripe or green,
Our estimable orchestra, the swim in the pool there. Peas and beans are never lack- HOME BEST PICTURES : ;

"University Jazz", true to the ing, i

promise of this column of last: "Well, Johnny, how did you And the ham Is fat and lean. EVERY NIGHTA .I

week's issue, was found enter-\ get on at school today?" Macaroni cheese and liver GOOD SHOW FOR YOU ;
at the ; ;
taining pleasure-seekers "Not much, Dad, I got licked." Salmon comes for Friday'sfeed COME ON DOWN 1
Club last
Palm Point Country on I "Got licked! Now, what have TO THE LYRIC
Friday night. : j jI
been ?
doing i
I Pie is not entirely wanting;
"Nothin'; just answered a, Thus is met our every need. !I j I
Robert Swanson, one of the I question wrong. You know when I Ii When you come to Gainesville to at-

likable sons of Mrs. S. J. Swanson -i I asked you how much money a Breakfast foods are never lack- tend the U. of F.
the director of the Commons ing, You're playing the piano of life in j
j million dollars was and you
the base clef. I
has returned to Gainesville -i said, 'a hell of a lot'?' Well, it Syrup too with griddle cakes, You're composing big music that will sure ; 1

for a stay of probably two wasn't right." All these things we hail in gladness bring a return iIt's j 1
weeks, and is seen daily by his I
i the song of life, that will pay j#
friends on the University cam- For their good old fashioned what you earn. !3
pus. He was subject to a kind of sakes. Education is something that everyday i?
disease which at that time they you will use, I'

called lack of ". Rabelais.To So please take ad'antage-its help I
mone ;
1 is of two kinds
It is reported that some un- "Originality don't abuse. t j
known, young man appears almost that which sees it first and that Nuff SedTHE :
a aI
daily, dressed half in bath- melt or not to melt, that is which sees it best.-N. D. I

ing attire and half in citizens the question. Hillis. BURNETT I CLOTHIER I,


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I. DISTINCTIONS ET looks familiar allright. Say bo, James Lane Allen voted for "A SHOE
DIFFERENTIAE pipe the laundry in the window. Christmas Carol"..
i t tii .: Got another Chinaman, hey? No
t ; Or the Evils of Coeducationism oldtimer, those long white sockson The Critic's list of the twelve H E fl
l B. M.
the line in that window and best short stories written in TENCH1-1

: (By Tohretaw) other lingerie which you are un- America included, "The Man\ o Gainesville, (

.: We are sometimes reminded of able to name, but the sight of Without a Country", E. E. Hale; Florida I
t r one thing by its absolute contrast which brings the blush of out- "Rip Van Winkle"! and "Legendof E E j
ii t ;: to another. Of this species raged modesty to your unshaven Sleepy Hollow", W. Irving; I-
f = is the Summer School. It cheek is but the result of a coy "The Great Stone Face" and S HOE cThere's
reminds us of our regular term :schoolmarm trying to live up to "The Snow Image", Nat'l Haw-
f because it is so different. the lessons she has learned in her I thorne; "The Murders\ in the
t f : One has but to open one's Thrift course. Well, it's toughon Rue Morgue"\ and "The Gold-
: and one's the moment Aunt Liza. You rememberhow Bug", E. A. Poe; "The Luck of an adage old and wise
eyes ears That it pays to advertise.If .
I she used to take my wash Roaring Camp", Bret Harte;
; he enters the campus to observe for no other reason, in this si
these differences. and bring back another man's "Marjorie\ Daw", Thos. B. Al- mer season,
::1' Let an alumnus step into mess- collars too small for me. Them drick; "The Lady or the Tiger?" You should come here to buy y
I hall. What is that which shines was the good old days, buddy. Frank R. Stockton; "Marse\ supplies.
, i with glittering refulgence upon Let's go over to class. Say, Chan", Thos. Nelson Page; and At
t f the tables? Linen, buddy, linen. just give the Prof. the onceover., "Revolt of Mother"\ Mary E.
t Gone is our slick waterproof Do you get those glad rags and WilkinsFreeman.Some THE COLLEGE INN"First i
t t, I that sweet smile? What's got
: oilcloth which we used to turn has said there and Last"-'
one are
into the old buck? Oh that's i
at the to make
up edge a convenient -
Seven Wonders of the Bible, viz:
i : gutter along which the easy, oldtimer, don't you see Exodus 20. I
! + iced tea at one end of the table those three beautiful but brain- Psalms ]
. could be transferred to the less dames-on the front row? His Isaiah 53.Matthew 23.. <, Bicycles and Supplu 1I(
thirsty mouth of the "rat" at< goat was roped and hogtied the 5. I
; the other end of the table. Hark,! first day. All you have to do is Romans 8. ATDoran's ,,

:. what is that musical gurgle at sit and listen while they kid him I Corinthians 13. J
. i the next table? It is a fair damsel along with grammar school' Revelation 21. Cyclerj) 1
\!, : r as she giggles and lets the small talk. 1I.
; ; soup run all over her chin. Such Well, so long, sport, I gotta "The fault, dear Brutus, is not PHONE 212 I
.F I ? sounds from all sides. Why, boy, get the next train. See you next in our stars, J (
i in the old days the advent of a fall when the poor old Univer- But in ourselves, that we are 214 E. Main St.,
sity has recovered. I couldn't "
j skirt into messhall was the sigI' underlings.Shakespeare.
nal for a rising and cheering for bring forth a coherent idea here ..
the intrepid scout that had the anyway, with that blooming bru- 1
nerve to bring her in, while students nette giving me the come hither
I < hurriedly left to put on look between questions. Over the WILSON COMPANY
; their socks or other articles of river, guy. .. .l
wearing apparel usually considered -
l. 1 unnecessary luxuries on the BEX (
I It t campus. Who is that Beau Brum-
t; I mel with Chesterfieldian manners Prayer is a spiritual bath. LADIES' READY MADE CLOTHES
-: t who stands by our table : ,
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! t ; and with a gracious smile passes Things can he too sweet to be

the meat or whatnot on request? wholesome.Gold ',
i Can this be the perspiring roughneck ; FINE MILLINERY,
; who was wont to slam the is gold if found in a tar
l' i grits and spill the coffee down bucket, a rubbish heap a con- "Make This Store Your Store"
I our necks? It is him (or he, see taminated hole, or a mine. But
M! i Prof. Beck for the correct word) the procurer will be differently i

; tempores, mores. affected. His hands may become -
j "Please pass the meat." What dirty.
( ': does he mean? Oh yes! "For the NEW YORK RACKETDry 1
i love of Mike, shoot the bull." When asked to name the best
-. i 1 No, oldtimer, you better not short story, A. Conan Doyle declared Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats and Gents' Furnishings.
-I; attract your friend's attention that, on the whole, Ste- We Will Appreciate Your Business 1

': by hitting him in the eye with a venson's "Pavilion on the Links"was ,
::1: biscuit. It might miss and his ideal. W. W. Jacobs j
i > knock of the coiffeure of the thought that "one of the best" IT WILL PAY YOU j
; blonde alongside him. Be lady- was "Will o' the Mill". Thomas

\ like or be a pariah. Let's get Nelson Page favored Joseph to call on the Cut-Price Store and see its stock of Summer Shoe
out of here. Gee, old Buckman Conrad's "Heart of Darkness". Skirts and Waists 1



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