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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1908.
HAVEN HERE FOR
Cosmopolitan Club No. 14
Has Members From Ten
ITS CHARTER JUST RECEIVED
Even an American of Proper
Spirit Can Join if He
The Cosmopolitan Clul of tlie Uni
versity f Mi oiiri has la-en regu
larlv o-tablished. It has jn-t received
its charter. If von can prove that
voil were liorn in some country other
than the United State-, be it miytliiujr
from Terie .lei Fucgo to Gicenland, you
can boome a memlier. anil ou will
.., in "hands down." Ur if ou are an
American with the proper cosmopoli
tan -pint, J on may become a member.
The club organied at the close of
school last ear is now in a nourishing
condition. The new charter. reecied
from the Association of Cosmopolitan
clubs of the United States, with head
quarter at the University of Wiscon
sin, shows that the chapter at the
University of Missouri, is the four
teenth chapter to be established in this
country. The membership of forty-five
means that it ranks tenth 'in member
ship, among American Universities.
The officers and committees of the
club hae made arrangements for a re
ception for the members and foreign
students at the University next Satur
day evening in the pa-Iors of Academic
Hall. A program has been arranged of
speeches by President C. C. Eckhardt.
and the members.
The establishment of a chapter of the
Cosmopolitan club at the University of
Missouri is a very important step for
ward, for it means that the foreign
student who lias come thousands of
miles will receive the glad "hand," and
will he encouraged to remain, and will
persuade his friends to come, instead
of being isolated as a curiosity as has
been the mle heretofore.
Here Are the Members.
Jacob Kaliua. lluia.
Julian Gnweuski. Poland.
M. Akamatsu, Japan.
Toda Cho, Japan.
Albeit P. Weiss. Germany.
Boleslaus Symoniak, Poland.
Arturo P.ordato. Argentine Republic
Edward Fclgate, London. Eng.
James Wate. Kent. Eng.
Tome Kitagawa, Japan.
Jose P.ianchi. Argentine Republic.
' (iariano liiburne. Argentine Republic.
llin Wong. China.
M. P.. Griffin. Egpt.
C. C. Eckhardt, United States.
J. P.. Powell. United States.
Ernest 15. Miller. Australia.
Warren II. Orr. United States.
Paul 1). Higbee. United States.
Carl A. Sehware, United States.
Charles F. I.oomis. United States.
Charles Summers. United States.
15. 0. Brown. United States.
Roy R. Essig. United States.
C. P. Davenport. United States.
E. Rulisjy. United States.
F. S. Kuroawa. Japan.
Lloyd Y. Spragg, United States.
Johnson D. Hill. United States.
J. F. Sievers. United States.
Silverman, United States,
lloadhouse. United States.
A. II. Kiskaddon. United States.
MORE RHODES SCHOLARS
Two Will Be Chosen from Missouri
Under terms of the will of Cecil
Rhodes, two additional scholarships in
Oxford University. Eng., are to be
awarded in Missouri ne.t fall. The
Rhodes scholarships entitle the .student
to a three ears' course of study in
Oxford, at an allowance of $1,500 a
Qualifying examination for those de
siring to compete will 1)0 held at the
University of Missouri in OctoWr, 1!KW.
Candidates will 1r examined in Latin.
Greek, and mathematics.
Dr. W. G. Manly, professor of Greek,
urges those who desire to compete for
the scholarships to begin work at once.
He will advic any students in refer
ence to the work, especially to that in
Government Printers Get More Pay.
By United Press.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. 2 .
By order of President Roosevelt, em
ployees of the Government Printing Of
fice will get an increase in wages of ten
cents an hour. This makes the daily
A SOW AND LOSES HAT
Henry Friede Has Adventurous Night
On The Banks of Classic
Henry Friede, a freshman in the Uni
versity of Missouri, living at 115 llitt
street, got his first experience as a
snipe-hunter a couple of nights ago.
With some upper classmen, Henry
went out south of Columbia to the banks
of Hinkson creek, where, says the Old
est Inhabitant, 'Caw Field Used to go
for inspiration to write verses. Near
Lovers' Leap the hunt began.
To Henry was given the privilege of
holding the sack in one hand and the
candle in the other. lie waited a long,
long time for the birds to come, but none
came. The upper classmen became
tired and went home, but the new
hunter was persistent.
Finally, after two or three hours, he
started home. It was dark and he fell
down the bank and lost his hat. A little
further on. he stepped on a sow. which
became angry. At this point. Henry
nds the story of his nd entities,
lint the Sophomores cm tell the lest.
TOWN IN DARKNESS,
MATCHES LIGHT WAY
ALONG THE STREETS
Lampadrome, Plus Columbia Hop,
Amusing to All but Those Who
A dynamo at the town lighting plant
had a giouch last night, and Columbia
was plunged into darkness. Incandes-
tent globes lost their brilliancy, ami
burned dull red, like hot embers.
Those who could, stayed at home. To
venture forth was attended with peril
to footwear. The rain yesterday after
noon converted "street crossings, into mud
paths, and pedestrians lighted their
way across them' with matches.
Thus illumined, the somewhat cecen
tiic Columbia hop, acquired in stepping
airily over the limestone crossings here,
assumed a weird aspect. To those who
watched from their front porches it was
The darkness brought a boon to the
Freshmen. All headgear looked alike in
the dark, ami they were practical ly
immune from the paddles of the relent
Forecast Is for More Rain Hereabouts,
and Temperature Remains
l ted Order of Um-
brella Carriers was
in Columbia, and
gained many char
ter recruits, today.
The ollicial bulletin
announcing that a
charter had been
granted was issued
in this form by
ers tonight and Thursday."
The temperature was i!. degres at 7
a. in.. 74 at 2 p. m.
PRESIDENT TO GIVE
TIME TO POLITICS
He Will Take the Stump for Taft if
Bv United Pres.
"WASHINGTON, U. C. Sept. 23. Only
a few important matters of government
awaited the attention of President
Roosevelt on his return to duty today.
He will devote himself largely to poli
tics during the rest of the campaign.
It was announced at the White House
that the President would reply to Ary
an's message in detail. If he deems it
necessary, it is declared the President
will take the stump for Taft.
CLASS RUSH POSTPONED
The Sophomore-Freshman class
rush at the University of Missouri,
which was originally set for to- 9
night, will be held Friday night
around the light pole at the north
end of the quadrangle, according
to a decision arrived at shortly 9
ln-'fore 2 o'clock this afternoon by
the committee of upper classmen.
The rainy weather and the fact 0
that the date has not lieen well
advertised were the reasons for
postponing the fight.
WHO'S NEXT IN
fey S3t ysjf
W iA fur mm -
at rtt ill h - '1 .
University Stock Judging
Team Gets Ovation at
HALBRED STAMP IS CHAMPION
Hereford and Angus Steers
Take Five Out of Six
Special lo University Jlissourian
ST. JOSEPH. Sept. 2.!. The Missou
ri University how herd at the Inter
state Live Stock Show at St. Joseph,
is carrying oir honors. The Hereford
bullock, llalbred Stamp, won iiist in
his class and champion over all classes.
Out of a possible si firsts, Missouri's
Heieford and Angus .steer.s won live
firsts. The Galloways were up against
large entries and won -woml prize.
The grade steers in all classf, made a
remarkably show ing.
In t'u- judging teams there are stu
dents from Iowa, Kansas anil Mis
souri. The Missouii boys received a
great ovation and stand good chances of
winning fust prie in the judging con
test. Halbred Stamp, the puie bred yearling
Hereford, is red with white face and
legs. He was bred by Cornish & Patten
of Osborne. Mo., was bought by the
Uniersity when a calf and shown as
a calf last year. As a calf he won
the following prizes:
Second prie at the Inter State Fair
at Elm Ridge, Kan.
First prie at Missouri State Fair,
First prize at American Royal, Kan
Third prie at the International in the
open class and
Second prie at the International in
the College classes.
SAVITAR WILL GIVE
PRIZES FOR PICTURES
Cash Award Also Offiered For Lit
The editorial stair which is to publish
the "(1!) Savitar. the student annual of
the University of Missouri, has an
nounced a series of prizes to lie given for
contributions to the book. For the lest
camera picture of a University "stunt,"
or campus view, the staff will give a
pri?e of $."). Similar prizes will be
given for the best art production for the
Savitar and for the best material sub
mitted for the literary department of
The contests will close March 1, and
the judges will le selected by the stalF.
All members of the student body of the
University are eligible to enter with the
exception of tlfixe on the stair and the
The Savitar stalT expects to offer a
number of other prizes during the year
for various forms of contributions to the
Subscription to the University Mis
souniAX is $2 for the school term, $1.25
a semester invariably in advance. Sub
'Big Chicken" Escapes at
Fair and Injures Negro
THEY THOUGHT IT HARMLESS
That's a Two-Laiged Mule,'
Says the Black After
M1NKOLA. L. L, Sept. 2:5. Just be
cause they thought an ostrich was a
timid, harmless sort of creature, two
men, one white ami one black, were badly
hurt here yesterday. Each of the men
tried to catch and hold an ostrich at the
Mineola Fair Grounds. The negro was
kicked in the face, and landed alioiit
twenty feet from the bird; the white
man was kicked in the chest, knocked
down and had his clothes half torn
The ostrich that did all the damage
is named Fleetwing. He and another
ostrich, named Fleetfoot, arrived from
Florida in two crates yesterday morn
ing. They were brought to Mineola to
race on the Fair Grounds this week
at the fair of the Queens-Xassau County
Agricultural Sockty. The birds have
been trained to run races and pull light
sulkies to which they are harnessed.
They are bad tempered, however, and
are kept blindfolded frequently when
they are not racing. A blindfolded os
trich is gentle as a Iamb.
Bird Escapes From Crate.
The blinding hood slipped oft the eyes
of Fleetwing at the Fair Grounds yes
terday morning ami in an instant the
big bird was out of its crate, which was
not covered. It started off on a run, and
about two hundred persons ran after it.
There was a merry chase around and
around the lacing track, and finally the
ostrich was cornered by F'red II. Post,
who was mounted.
A big negro looked at the ostrich and
"I reckon there ain't no chicken ever
wtre raised that coundn't hold, bos.
I'll hold his laig. an' then you grao his
The negro wrapped his arms about
one of Flcetwing's legs, and in a second
was lifted into the air and landed about
twenty feet away, with an ugly wound
in the side of his face. Then Keeper
Ford approached the ostrich from the
front, and got an uppercut on his dia
phragm, cutting his chest and tearing
his clothes. Finallv the ostrich was
roped and recrated.
"That ain't no chicken," said the
negro as he watched these proceedings
from a safe distance. "That there's a
TRAIN PLUNGES INTO
WATER FROM BRIDGE
Breaking of Span Believed to Have Cost
By United Press.
WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 23. A
span of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail
way over the Susquehanna river fell
last night, letting a train" drop into
the stream far below.
Several are reported killed and one
bodv has been recovered.
TINY STUDENT IS
Lyndon B. Phifer, Budding
Journalist, Saved Lad
GOT $2,000 TO PAY SCHOOLING
When Fourteen Years Old He
Rescued Boy on Trestle as
Lyndon 15. Phifer, of Rich Hill, Mo.,
a freshman in the department of Jour
nalism of the University of Missouri,
and perhaps the smallest student in the
University, is attending school on an
endowment from the Carnegie Hero Com
mission for bravery.
Two years ago Lyndon was with a
I crowd of smaller boys on a blackberry
I hunt. On reaching a railroad trestle,
they started across with Lyndon anil
Paul Uurrows 10 years old. in the rear.
Before they were half way across, a
freight train approached around a cune.
Without a moment to lose young
Phifer grab!ed the boy and threw him
into the shallow water below. Then he
jumped after him. The train shot past
before the air brakes could be applied
and the train crew found Lyndon pulling
the frightened boy from the creek.
The boys said little regarding the
alFair. but it soon became known and
was investigated. Disinterested persons
informed the Carnegie Commission,
which soon after awarded Lvndon $2,000
to be used in attending school and a.
brone medal. The parents of the
rescued bov gave him a watch and chain.
Lyndon is 1( years old, live feet two
inches tall and weights 105 pounds. He
is an accomplished pianist and violinist
and an industrious student.
His father, C. L. Phifer, formerly
published a paper at Paeilie, Mo., and
later one at California, Mo. lie is now
an editorial writer for the Appeal to
Reason, published at Girard, Kansas.
IN CRASH OE CARS
Trolleys Collide Head-On
During Heavy Fog in
By United Press.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2.1. Seventy
two persons were injured, seven of
them fatally, when two trolley cars
met head-on in a heavy fog here today.
A damaged signal, which gave both
cars the right of way in the fog, is
blamed for the collision. The cars were
heavily loaded with workmen.
Both coaches were demolished and
the bodies of the injured were widely
scattered over the street.
TAFT DEPARTS FOR
TOUR OF THE WEST
Fiist Stop Will Be at Brook, Ind.,
George Ade's Home.
Ilj- United Tres.
CINCINNATI. O., Sept. 23. William
H. Taft. republican candidate for presi
dent, departed today in a special train
on a tour of the west. Judge Taft
occupies the private car Constitution.
Two Pullmans and a baggage car con
stitute the train, which is in charge of
Dan Ransdell, sergeant-at-arnis of the
A huge crowd accompanied the party
to the station and cheered the depart
ure. The lirst stop will be at Brook,
Ind., the home of George Ade. Tonight
Judge Taft will address a labor meet
ing in Chicago. Mrs. Tatt and Helen
and Charlie Taft started east.
Good Wishes From Brazil.
George E. Anderson, Consul General
of the United State at Rio De Janeiro,
Brazil, has forwarded to the department
of journalism of the L'niversity of Mis
souri a numlier of Brazilian newspapers
and adds his .rood wishes officially and
as an American newspaper man inter
ested in seeing the newspaper calling
advance in influence and standing.
Subscription to the Univkiisity Mis
souriax is 2 for the school term, $1.2.1
a semester invariably in advance. Sub
TO SUPPLY PROOF
Roosevelt Preparing Extended
Statement Regarding the
Standard Oil Exposures
Made by V. R. Hearst.
BRYAN MAKES DEMAND FOR
SPECIFIC EVIDENCE IN CASE
Doubt as to Identity of Man
C. W. Haskell Makes
F0RAKER ASKS HELP
OF NATIONAL COMMITTEE
P.y United Pre-s.
CHICAGO. Sept. 2:5. Senator
9 Dick Foraker's lieutenant has leon 0
visiting lcpuhlican headquarters,
0 conferring with Chairman Hitch-
cock and Senator Ciane, for the
0 purpose of arranging a compro- 0
0 mise on Forakei's behalf. Foraker 0
0 intends to stump Ohio for reuoni- 0
0 illation to Senate, and is seeking 0
0 the recognition of the National 0
0 Committee. 0
WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 23. Sec
retary Loeb today announced that
President Roosevelt is preparing u
lengthy answer to the demand of Wil
liam Jennings Rryan, democratic can
didate for the Presidency, made in a
telegram to the President yesterday to
the effect that he produce proof that
Gov. Charles X. Haskell, of Oklahoma,
treasurer of the Democratic National
Committee, has been connected with the
Standard Oil Company.
Because of the length of the Presi
dent's reply, it will probably not lc
ready !efore tonight or tomorrow.
The announcement of Secretary Loeb
is regarded as an intimation that Presi-
Ident Roosevelt is preparing proofs of
President Ro)seeIt conferred today
with C. W. Haskell, who was suggested
by Governor Haskell of Oklahoma as the
man referred to by William Randolph
Hearst in his sensational charges of
complicity with Standard Oil.
C. W. Haskell assured the President
that he has never been connected with
Standard Oil and that he could not pos
siblv lie the man referred to.
BRYAN SAYS "SHOW ME"
TO THE PRESIDENT
DETROIT. Sept. 23. The newest de
velopment in the present campaign was
the sending today by William J. Bryan
of a telegram to President Roosevelt,
demanding that he produce proof that
Gov. Charles X. Haskell, of Oklahoma,
treasurer of the Democratic National
Committee, ever was connected with the
Standard Oil Company.
Mr. Bryan took occasion to serve no
tice on the President that he would
not permit any responsible memlx-r of
the republican organization to misrep
resent the attitude of the democratic,
party in the present campaign, and fur
ther that the democratic party was
making "an honorable and honest fight"
in defense of its principles and policies
and that it expected and demanded fair
and honorable treatment from those
in charge of the republican campaign.
Copies of the telegram were given out
for publication just Iwfore Mr. Bryan's
departure for Ann Arbor, late in the
The program of the local committee
included an opportunity to Mr. Bryan
to take a long rest -ill the forenoon,
but the statement of President Roose
elt, published this morning, in which
the President indor-ed the charges made
against Gov. Haskell by William R.
Hearst that Gov. Haskell had lx-en con
nected with the Standard Oil Company
and had attempted to bribe Attorney
General Frank Monnett, of Ohio, was
sutlicient to cause him to forego that
much-needed lu.Miry and devote himself
to the subject of preparing a reply.
He called to his assistance John E.
Lamb, of Indiana; Edwin O. Wood, Na
tional Committeeman from Michigan,
and several other democratic leaders,
and also held lengthy conferences over
long-distance telephone with New York
and Chicago. Altogether, Mr. Bryan
consumed five hours in these consulta
tions liefore concluding to address his
telegram to the Chief Executive.
Mr. Bryan's letter to the President
"The Honorable Theodore Roosevelt,
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