UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1908.
COACH WHO'LL WHIP TIGERS INTO SHAPE;
GRIDIRON STAR WHO'LL NOT PLAY AGAIN
WRIGHT TELLS HOW
HIS- AIRSHIP FELL
NOT IN MOLESKINS
pr. Woodson Moss Tells
They Habitually Eat
Accident Can Not Happen
Again, the Inventor
Former St.u- Footballist Will
Not Re a Tiger This
"HYGIENE OF RIGHT LIVING"
PROPELLER STRUCK A WIRE GUY
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Student Activities Will Be
Discussed at Assembly
Dr. Woodson Moss, professor of the
theory ami practice of medicine in the
University of Missouri, in Iiis lecture
this morning at the first University
assembly of the year, declared that stu
dents are liable to serious physical dam
ae beean-e they eat too rapidly.
Dr. Moss "-poke on "The Hygiene of
I5i"lit Liwug.' He was introduced by
Dr. A. l's "'" president of the Uni
versity, who will preside at the twice-a-week
Dr. Mo" read from an examination
paper written twenty years ago by a
senior student, a candidate for the de
cree of -V 1. I" tho-e days, the speaker
:Ll explained, the subject of physiology was
Where's Your Abdomen?
One of the questions was about the
abdomen. This was the answer: '"The
alidomen is a sort of cell, found in about
all parts of the body except in the
brain, back of the eyeballs and some
few other places."'
"While few of the students here are
informed as they should be of the anat
omy and physiology of the human
body," aid Dr. Mo-, "most of you per
haps can distinguish between the brain
and the alxlomen. The man who wrote
that paper is now a practicing physi
cian. I am saving it to show him."
Dr. Moss's lecture, which he described
as introductory to the series on health,
might have been called '"How Not to
Discarding the technical verbiage of
the medical class room. Dr. Moss told
of the constant warfare that is being
waged by the cells of the body, its
workers and soldiers, against the on
slaught of bacteria.
Ker human body, he said, was a
sort of community in itself. He told
of the various- cells, each doing its ap
pointed duty, and urged that those cells
lie kept in condition to resist the attack
of the bacteria.
'If we could get statistics showing the
exact physical condition of each young
man and young woman, first on entering
and then on leaving school after four
years of study, 1 am sure we would
have some startling information some
thing that would cause us to pause,"
Dr. Moss said. "Just the other day 1
was called, to see a teacher in the Uni
versity, who 'was suffering from indi
gestion, lie told me he had ruined bis
stomach while a student here. After
making an examination I was convinced
he was right."
Dr Mo-s in coming lectures will take
up the questions of food, drink, cloth
ing, sunshine, air and sleep in their re
lation to the health of the student.
The assembly Thursday will be given
over to discussion of student activities.
Dr. Hill will preside. Assemblies will
be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from
10 to 11 a. m.
Dr. 1 1 ill explained the purpose of the
assembly as educational, supplementing
the work of the class room. During
the year, he said, lectures would be
given on current topics, on right meth
ods nf study, with now and then an
entertainment featui e.
COACHING BOARD MEETS.
Capt. Miller Already Planning for
Thanksgiving Day Game.
The Coaching Hoard of the University
of Missouri and the entire 'Varsity foot
ball squ.ul met in Itoom 14, Acad'-mic
Hall, Saturday evening to discuss plans
for the s(.:1s,(iis campaign. Speeches
were made by Dr. W. J. Monilaw, head
coach and manager. Prof. Clark W
Hethenn'.'toii. Dr. W. (5. Manly, and
loaches Howell. Lehman. P.nrckhalter
Capt. Miller and former Capt. An
dcrs.m al- sjKike. Capt. Miller said
lie would willingly get whipped by
A arronslmrg Km) to 0. if bv s. J doing
would Ik? enabled i'Q, bury
incient rivals on ThanVKgiying
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HILL IS FOR DEMOCRAT.
New York Senator Tells Bry.p He'll
Support Ticket. '
ItiH HESTER. N. . Sept. $. After j
visiting Senator Hill last night W. J. j
P.rvan announced that Hill will sup
port the democratic ticket.
lie do. lined to state whether Hill
would take the stump.
Question of Settlement
-J Costs Unexpectedly
PARIS, Sept. 2 Surprise has been
caused lere by statements emanating
from Derlin which indicate that Germa
ny intends to make an effort to have a
hand in the settlement of the costs of
the French and Spanish military op
erations in Morocco, notably at Casa
blanca. It is pointed out that the statement
that France and Spain intended to set
tle this point with Mulai Hafid, after his
recognition as sultan, was embodied in
the "declaration'' that accompanied the
note and not in the note itself, which
related to the conditions pertaining to
the lecognition of Mulai Hafid.
This communication was designed
simply to notify the powers, in good
faith, that France and Spain intended
to settle their individual scenes with
Mulai Hafid later, as failure to pro
vide for such a settlement before recog
nition might create the impression that
this puiposp had been abandoned.
At the same time the other powers, it
was alleged in the "declaration," have
the same independence in the matter of
readjusting their individual claims. This
'declaration," unlike the note proper,
does not call for a reply.
Official French View.
The following may be regarded as the
official French view:
"The response of the powers to the
iicie concern only the international
guarantees to these demands of Mulai
Hafid; what arrangements France and
Spain make subsequent to recognition
for the protection of their interests con
cern only themselves. Germany has
nothing to do with this and we will
not discuss it with her."
The German intimation that France
intended to include the cost of the mili-
tary operations as a condition prece
dent to the recognition of Mulai Hafid
again has been categorically denied, as
iias also the statement that Spain shared
the German view.
The foieign office does not take ex
cept ion to the indication that Germany
propo-e-, to take full time to consider
its reply to the note, although it is
pointed out that eveiv day's delay only
postpones the recognition of Mulai Hafid.
which Germany, ten days ago. consid
ered imperative for the restoration of
order in Morocco.
C0TT0N MILLS CLOSED
130,000 WORKMEN OUT
Production May Be
One-Half by Strike.
Dr fnlte.1 rre.
MANCHESTER. Eng.. Sept. 2 .
Four hundred cotton mills have been
closed owing to the reiection of a five
per cent cut in wages by 1:50.000
workmen. In vthe hope of avoiding
a general strike the cotton industry
here has been abandoned.
It is expected that 1.200.000 men en-
j.0a in tie i,i-iry win quit, thus
cutting down the world's production of
cotton goods by one-half.
Author Takes Own Life.
CINCINNATI. Sept. 2 .Alexander
Starbuek. a noted author, fisherman and
naturalist, committed suicide in the
Government building here this morning.
SEVERAL OTHERS ARE ELIGIBLE
Names of Candidates for the
Team, With Weight
Coach Monilaw. of the University of
Missomi football team, feels keenly the
loss of D. V. ("Tubby") Craws, the
star tackle of last year, who has an
nounced that he will not play football
I Graves has given no reason for his
I failure to appear in moleskins. He was
a candidate for captain last year, but
I the place went to E. L. Miller by vote
Monilaw has several players from
whom to choo-e to till Graves' plaec in
Here are the names and weights' of
the most promising players on the field:
Capt. E. L. .Miller. 200 pounds; A. G.
Anderson, 105; G. P.. liluck, '220; Frank
P.urress, 103; W. 1J. Crain, 170; Tom
Cook, 100; V. X. Deatherage. 140: II. C.
Dennis. 173; E. M. Ewing. 173; Maurice
Field, 170; K. P. Gilchrist, 105; D. E.
Hill, 103; Edward Klein, 133; F. M.
Kinder, 150; James Macbeth, 173; II. II.
Mount, 173; Daniel Nee, 173; M. V.
Powell, 1S5; C. L. Ristine. 173; Warren
Roberts, 1S3; W. II. Saunders, 143;
II. II. Trowbridge. 130; A. 15. Wilder.
173; H. C. Stump. 100.
IS IN FULL SWING
Harvard, is Certain of a Fast
and Resourceful Lot
P.OSTON. Sept. 22. Football practice
is now in full swing at the Eastern
colleges and next week the players will
get down to the serious work of pre
paring for the season's contest. Interest
in the great college game is probably
keener than ever before. The game to
day is seemingly about as good as it
is possible to make it. Many of the
former abuses have been eliminated and
at the same time none of its attractive
ness has been lost. Football always
will be a strenuous sport, but the new
rules and the new spirit in which it
is played have made it a clean and
Harvard began her season with a
good-sized squad of candidates. There
were verv few veterans left from last
year's eleven and not all have reported
as yet. the most noticeable absentee
b"ing Fish, the tackle. In addition, sev-
leral men who had been counted upon
as possible members of the "vaisiiy
squad will be unable to play because of
Indications are that Harvard will
have a nod average eleven. She has
not the material on which to build that
Yale has. for the Elis should be able to
develop one of the strongest elevens that
eer came out of New Haven. At the
same time Harvard's cae is far from
hortelcss at this stage of the game. One
thing is certain. The team will be thor
oughly coached. Coach Haughton has
surrounded himself with some of the I
gieatest players that Harvard has ever
turned out and more are coming. They
are players of decent years, who have
cloely followed the game and will give
their pupils 'the best that they have. -Harvard
to Have Fast Team.
Harvard's team will not present the
spectacle of that eleven of a -year ago
wliich "had the ability to play great I
football, but was not given the plays".
It is evident that the team will be pro
vided with a repertoire that will be suf
ficient under any circumstances. A fast,
resourceful eleven, making full Use of all
the possibilities under the new rule is
Harvard's hope. Prom what can be
seen at the very start, the coaches are
making their aim at simple plavs.
Morning and afternoon practice has
been the order of the day, and the work
ot breaking in the player, has been car-
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rieil out on a most business-like basis.
Two se-sions a day will continue until
the opening of colleiie. The morning the coaches will work their hardet to
work is comparatively light, but the ! develop a man to satisfactorily fill New
afternoon provide- all the candidates can hall's shoes. The rest of the backfield
-afely stand. The first of the week the i is problematical and there will be a
cri-p bracing air made practice a pleas- great deal of shifting and trying out of
lire, but the warm davs of tiie latter men and combinations.
WHEAT AVERAGE IS
LOWEST IN YEARS
Damaging to Missouri
George 15. Ellis, secretary of the State
Hoard of Agriculture has just finished
tabulating the yield of wheat in Mis
souri for 1!I0S.
The average yield per acre is 10.7
! bushels, the lowest average yield for
five years. The ten-year average for
the state is 1:5-0 bushels. The cause
for the low yield this year is too much
rain, rust, and ovenlow.
The larget product for any county is
that of St. Charles, producing H37.000
bushels. Ten counties in the state pro
duced more than half a million bushels.
St. Charles. Franklin. Pike, J-afayette.
Platte, Cooper. Lincoln. St. Louis. Scott
The total yield for the State this
year is 2O.CS4.O0O bushels, as compared
with 28.S.-IO.00O bushels in 1007.
The average consumption of wheat per
capita, including that used for seed,
is aliout five bushels, so Missouri has
produced between three and four million
bushels more than is needed for con
sumption by its people.
Standing Committees. '08-00
Rules Mr. Max Meyer.
Public Exercises Messrs. Scare
fevre and Lovejoy.
Museums Messrs. Lefevre, El I wood.
Marbut, Mumford, Pickard.
Student Activities Mr. Stewart, Miss
lireed, Messrs. Kelden, Hoffman. Moni
law, Mumford. Poinmer, Wildinan.
Accredited Schools Messrs. Hill. Al
len, Alinstedt, Drown, Charter-, Cour
Entrance Mr. Loeb.
Schedule of Studies and Examina
tions Messrs. Kellogg. P.ordwcll. Jack
son, Meriam, Reed, and Spalding.
Honorary Dejnccs Messrs. Pickard.
Hccirick, Hinton. H. D. Shaw. Whitteii.
Recommendations Mesi-s. .lone-.
Charters, Mo-s, Lmvson. H. 15. Shaw.
Chief Examiner Mr. Hedrick.
Subscription to the U.mveksitv Mis
souiuax is 2 for the school term, 1.23
a semester invariably in advance. Sub
part of the week were rather uncomfort
able. There was no practice today, the
players" being given Saturday and Sun-
idav to go to their home-
Tentative Eleven Picked.
Xext week work on plays, will be
started. The simple formations will be
extended and before the first game the
team should lie fairly well equipped in
plays as well as thoroughly grounded in
the fundamentals. Already a tentative
first eleven has been picked, with w
era I positions practically settled. P.urr.
it has lieen definitely determined, will
return to his old place at left guard.
while Nourse is sre of centre and Fish
,..- n., ,.f ti. tnr-1-l..s I
I Hoar has stepped into the other guard
jand at the start is the favorite for that
! position. Forseheimer, McKay, Phillip-
bar and the others will light-it out lor
I the remaining tackle position. Crowley
jand Houston are the lir-t choice end-,
twith Rroune going back of the line for
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quarterback. This po-ition will ! one-
'of the hardest on the eleven to fill anil
Aviator Deeply Grieved at
the Death of Lieutenant
WASHINGTON', Sept. 22. Lying on a
hard bed, his leg in splints and hung
from the ceiling in a support, which
pulls on it. Orville Wright descrilied the
accident in which Lieutenant Selfridge
was killed. Wright's leg and some ribs
broken and his life endangered, and the
aeioplane. with which he had been daily
breaking records, crushed into a shape
Weak from pain and los, of, .sleep.
Mr. Wright's words were ii Long
pauses separated his .short sentences.
Put the indomitable courage of the man
i shone through everything he said his
quiet dignity was never more in evi-
lcnce. and his nerve did not fail him
u going ovir the accident, which held
so much of pain for him. mentally as
well as physically.
"It can never happen again,'' he said.
now how it happened fiom a certain
point, l Know that the propeller struck
a wire guy.
"It was the guy to the rudder support
rod. P.ut I don't know how the wire
got to the propeller. We tried those
propellers in the house. They did not
"I knew it was dangerous having the
propellers revolve so they would be like
ly to hit anything. Rut we tried to
make them hit before tried to force
them to hit. They would not. Thev
had plenty of clearance.
"I don't know how they hit how they
came together. 15ut they did. Somehow
that propeller anil that wire came to
gether. The propeller hit the wire twice
- lightly then hard. I heard it. J
heard the clash. I didn't look back I
didn't know what was happening.
"Selfridge looked back I saw him I
don't know what he saw. I thought it
was the transmission that hail given
way. I thought the propellers were rip
ping the machine to pieces.
Heard Selfridge's Cry.
"Then we commenced to spin around.
That was the unbroken propeller urging
us onward. I cut off the motor pulled
the cord and we lost headway. The
rudder was out of commission. It must
have swung to one side, useless, as soon
as the wire got loose from the tail.
"We can't stay up without headway;
so when the machine swung around in
a circle and the rudder wouldn't work
and the engine was stopped I thought
it was grinding us to pieces I could not
see we began to drop. I heard Self
ridge say. "Oh! oh!" like that. That's
all he said.
"I expected to right the machine. It
was falling edgewise. The only way to
get headway was to fall. We didn't
fall far enough. It started to right.
Twenty feet more and it would hae
righted. We didn't have the twenty
"It seemed a long time we fell very
fast. Everything seemed to hit me at
once. I didn't lo.e consciousness I
think, but I was dazed and things .
-eciueil dark. I could hear what was
said: people seemed to get to lis very
quickly. I could see Selfridge--he
seemed to Ik- on all fours and was- '
moaning. He didn't sav anything that
1 heard. I don't remember what I said
my leg hurt so. I was surpri-ed how
much I siitfe-rcd then. Generally you
don't when you are first hurt.
Can't Be Helped, He Says.
"Rut it's, oer. It can't be helped.
Nothing makes much difference, except
Selfridge poor Selfridge. He mii-t have
felt so helpless falling that way -poor
Mr. Wright turned his head away. In
clumsy words the leporter tried to tell
him how the world looked at it -that
el:ridge had died a soldier's dcath
th.it he had. ferliap. saved a hundred
lives; that such an accident was pre
wnted again fe.r all time, but Mr.
'Wright w a
It is plainly evident that Lieutenant (
Selfridge is about all that Mr. Wright
can see or talk i in conncciiun wuu n.
"I am uncomfortable I find it hard
to breathe but not any more pain or
j.liscomiort man i e..u i.-.u. me ..-
'-ay they think my leg will Ik- its proper j
i length I am glad. I haven t seen my
jeye yet -I can feel the cut and the
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istitclie. l cant -ee wen n.- uie iim-h,
I have bruises ewrvuherc.
'Evervliodv i- kind. I have s,
many llowers and letters and telegrams,
and fruit and -o many, many, pi-ople
are .-o intere-t.'d and kind and helpful.
If only it wa-n't for Lieutenant Selfridge!"
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