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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1908.
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Naval Bureau of Medicine
Gets Remarkable Results
DR. WRIGHT IS CONVINCED
"White Plague" May Be
Conquered by Means of
GIRLS SEEK VOTES
EOR CHAMP CLARK
Pike County Congressman
Has Unique Campaign
EARLE HAPPY NOW, TIGERS HAVE THEIR
AFFINITY IS BACK
Friends Say His Mother
Brought About the
WIDOWS ARE NOT INCLUDED
Prizes Offered to Misses Who
Get the Most
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25. The Bu
reau of Medicine and Surgery of the
Nay ii almost ready to announce that
inercmy i- a specific for tuberculoiis.
The accepted theory of the medical pro
f'?ioii is that there is no drug that
can be given a turbereulosis patient that
will act specifically upon the bacilli
th.it create the worst scourge mankind
The navy doctors believe in mercury
bec.iu-e by its iw they saved one man
who was given the treatment when he
wa- s-uppo-eil to be dying. Forty ca-es
hae been uinler mercurial treatment
in the Naval Hospital at New Fort
Lon, l.a- Animas, Col.
Surgeon B.irto:i Lisle Wright made
the di-coery. He is continuing experi
ments with the new treatment under
the direction of .Medical Director C.
T. Hibbett. Iteports of their work have
jn-t been published by the Bureau of
Medicine and Surgery.
Surgeon Wright Convinced.
Surgeon-tieneral 1. M. Ilixey. the head
of the bureau, in presenting the report
of Medical Diieetor Hibbett and Sur
geon Wright, makes no expression of
opinion, but Surgeon Wright in pre
senting the results of his work says:
'I am convinced that in mercury we
hae a specific for tuberculosis and that
the only question remaining to be de
cided is: How long will it take to ef
fect a cure! During the administration
of the drug the well-established rules
for the treatment of tuberculosis cm-
biacing fresh air, rest, proper food,
proper sanitary surroundings, attention
to personal hygiene, the aoidance ot
all excesses of animal appetites, ami
the selection of climate must be carried
"Anions the -10 cases under mercurial
treatment is one with the most ad
duced pulmonary lesions entire lung
invoked, with a large cavity in the
lower left lobe, posteriorly, who was
admitted January 25, 190S (temper
ature lu:t degrees. pnl-e 130, respiration
30. weight 105 1-2 pounds), and thought
to lte in a "lying condition. He now
weighs 123 pounds, which is but four
pounds below his normal weight."
Surgeon Wright discovered the value
of mercury in consumption cases by ac
cident. His observations led him to be
lieve that the mercury administered as
a specific for the disease caused by
treponema pallidum created the im
provement in the pulmonary tubercular
lesions in the cases under his care.
Instead of administering the mercury
through the mouth it is injected into
the muscular tissue, so there is no de
rangement of the stomach and intes
tines. Drug is Specific.
After a tour of sea duty Dr. Wright
resumed the experiments in December.
1007, Surgeon W. II. Bucher assisting
him. So confident is Surgeon Wright
that he has found a specific for tuber
culosis that he writes:
"If the marked improvement in the
tubercular lesions which we have men
tioned is due to the clearing up of the
treponema pallidum infection, then by
all means let us inoculate our tubercu
lar patients with treponema pallidum
and treat the resulting disease, with the
knowledge that as it is being cured, the
tuliercul.ir lesions will improve also.
But I don't think this heroic measure
necessary, for 1 am convinced that the
drn? reeo"iii7ed ns a snecifie for that
disease has a most marked beneficial Fountain and Rising Sun Are Officially
and curative effective upon that other j Discarded.
infectious granulomatous disease, tuber- nifPAno S.mt or, ti. iwi,;i.;;.
cnlosis. ' I camel has Iieen entered in the national
The naval doctors have had to com- racc .J?aillt thp ;0,n,i,ijcan elephant and
bat the "mixed-infection" theory at ,.,, ..,: ,innl..,.. innnrmUnf
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states the law requires that each party
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25. A new scheme
for getting votes that comes from Champ
Clark's district has set the .state candi
dates and campaign managers of lioth
parties talking. The only fact upon
which all agree is that it shows that
Clark is alaimcd.
Ever since 1S04, when a singing school
teacher beat him by niuty-onc votes,
Champ Clark has kept his cars to the
giound before each election, and when
conditions were discouraging he has been
"on the job" early and late until elec
tions. But he never went so far before
as this time.
This year's scheme i to interest the
unmarried young women in his district
in working early and late in his behalf
by offering $200 in purses for the most
The sample received here of his cards
used is for 1'ike county, and it is under
stood that the same arrangement will
apply to each of the nine counties in
Clark's district. If it doe the young
women will earn in the aggregate of
$l,S0O in that district, and there is no
telling how many candidates will adopt
the same scheme.
Five Prizes Are Offeicd.
The prices for Tike county girls are:
First premium. SI 00; second premium,
A50; third premium, $25; fourth pre
mium, $15; fifth premium. $10.
The conditions are that each young
w oman must induce as many men as pos
sible to sign a card, which reads:
I pledge my word and honor that 1
will vote for Champ Clark and the bal
ance of the Democratic ticket, Novem
ber .?, BIOS.
This must be dated, signed and must
have the postoflice address and precinct
of the signer, also the name and address
of the young woman securing the pledge.
A notable feature of this card is that
Champ Clark's name is in very large
capitals while 'the balance of the Dem
ocratic ticket" is in very ordinary type.
There is nothing to prevent the voter
from scratching out everything after
Champ Clark's name, and there is a hint
that this will not be unexpected in this
explanation on the back of the card,
which says that all regular voters,
whether Democrats or Republicans, who
sign this pledge will count.
Effective In the Country.
The contest will close the day before
the election and all the cards must le
sent to Ed A. Glenn at Louisiana, Mo.
Mr. Glenn was Dave Ball's campaign
manager and it may have Ieen because
he knew the dangers ahead that this
unique scheme was adopted.
Only those who have lived in the coun
try know the full meaning of this
method of campaign schemes. A village
belle in a country neighborhood entered
into a contest where $100 is the prize
can produce wonderful results if she
plays the game, and most of them know
ho.v to do it. The young man who is vot
ing this year for the first time is in the
most serious danger. Of course, the
heads of families and the older men
are in less danger, but a man at Repub
licanjieadquarters who doesn't belong to
the first voter class said seriously
'"I am glad Champ Clark didn't include
MIDDLETOWN. N. Y., Sept. 25. The
return of Mrs. Ferdinand l'inney Earle
to the castle of her affinity artist near
Monroe, apparently has made him one
of the happiest men in Orange County.
Now that his "soul mate" is back, the
friends of the artist profess to believe
that there will Ik- ho further trouble be
tween the couple. It is explained they
now understand each other better than
Despite the acts of the artist, he still
has defender in the village of Mon
roe, persons who are inclined to excuse
his conduct anil declare that he is not as
bad as he has been represented. They
insist that there never would have been
any trouble between the couple but for
the interference of relatives. They have
great faith in the ability of the mother
of the artist to straighten out all diffi
culties, and attribute the reunion to the
offices of the mother.
Earle refuses to discuss the matter of
his wife's lctiirn. His place is still
guarded by the big dogs and the Italian
It is said that it was Eaile"- intention
to bid adieu to Monioe for all time if
his wife had not returned to him. Al
though Mrs. Earle alighted from the
train at Oxford, some distance from
Monroe. Saturday night, where she was
met by her husband with an automobile,
thinking no one would recognize them.
Iheie happened to be two persons at
the station who knew Earle and they
watched for Mis. Earle to step from the
train, which she did. It was said this
afternoon that the Eailes probably
would spend the winter in New York.
and that they might not remain in Mon
roe more than two weeks longer this
Squad of Men Are Fast
Rounding Into Good
INSURED FOR MILLION
TO PROTECT BUSINESS
(Continued from First Page.)
CAMEL IS MASCOT " ?.
Mrs. Philip Snowden is Guest of New
NEW YORK, Sept. 25. The beautiful
young English worker for woman suf
frage. Mrs. Philip Snowden, wife of the
member of parliament from Blackburn, is
in this city, the guest of the Rev. Dr. F.
Aked of the Fifth Avenue Baptist
Church, and his wife.
It was through Dr. Aked that she
first became interested in public ques
tions in England, and for the last three
years she has given her time entirely to
the suffrage propaganda. In England
and Scotland she has made a reputation
for eloquence. Mr. Snowden shares his
wife's interest in woman suffrage and
has made two effective speeches in favor
of it in the commons.
Speaking of her work Mrs. Snowden
"It is the fundamental question of the
times. I do not- mean that woman suf
frage will accomplish a great deal at
once that the millenium will arrive.
Things will go on much as they do at
present, but I do think it will alter the
relation of the sexes and that means an
improveiiient in women and in the way
in which their duties are regarded by
men. There is so great difference between
the American and the English point of
view in this regard that the latter can
hardly be understood here. The idea in
England that the woman is the property
of the man dies hard, and it is shown
every day that the absence of political
power in women gives men a feeling of
contempt for them."
In answer to a question regarding the
suffragists and suffragettes in Engla'nd
and their relations to each other, Mrs.
Snowden said: ''They woik into each
other's hands. One society educates, and
the other does the wicked things."
This was said with an appreciative
distance of their second goal when the
0 o'clock whistle blew and broke up
It's hard to say who showed up best
in such a scrimmage as yesterday's. In
fact many good men did not get into the
fun at all, and several of those who
were in it, such as thick, Anderson,
Miller, Wilder and Gilchrist, did no
more than is always expected of them
when they ierformed brilliantly.
Back-Field Needs Speed.
There still seems room for more speed
and improvement in back-liehl material,
however, and it is hoped that Monilaw
can whip a trio of big fast men together
who can bolster up the spot which was
weakest last year.
The line material looks good enough
for any eleven, with Ristine. Itluck.
Anderson, Miller, Roberts, and a dozen
other big men to pick from. In fact.
Missouri should boast of a line this
year that will average at least 115
pounds from tackle to tackle, ami
maybe more. For end positions, there
is no dearth of good material with
Diiver. Idler, Alexander, Gilchrist. Den
nis, and others.
The quarter-back positions will b.'
well taken care of with Deatherage.
Saunders and Trowbridge on deck. But
no one can yet pick anything that
looks like a complete backlield. while
most teams have at least .two sets.
Wilder and Ewing show best for fulls,
with Alexander, Nee, Dennis. Ford and
a dozen or more others for half-back
positions. Axline has not yet come
'Red" Williams could improve the sit
uation wondcrfullv bv showing himself
in moleskins and getting into condi
tion for that husky bunch from Iowa.
Men with experience are needed most
right now and needed badly, and un
less Monilaw ran whip together a fast
and well greased back-field, no amount
of good line and defensive material will !
save Missouri from the machines which
Iowa, Ames and Kansas invariably put
Head Men of Peavey Company Take
NEW YORK, Sej.t. 25. Frank T. Hef
fel finger, president, and Frederick B.
Wells, vice-president of the Peavev grain
elevator system, the largest in the world,
have concluded contracts by which their
lives are jointly insured for $1,000,000,
for the benefit of their corporation.
The Proident Life and Trust Com
pany wrote $150,000, and the remaining
$850,000 was written by the Equitable
Life Assurance Society.
This is only the third million dollar
transaction in the history of American
life insurance, though there are several
men win) carry a number of policies
aggregating more than $1,000,000. George
Yandcrbilt holds a single policv for
$1,000,000 on his life and Frank H. Pea
vey, founder of II. II. Peavev & Co., of
Minneapolis, carried a $1,000,000 policy,
which was paid to his firm- on his death.
When the success of a large business
chiefly depends upon one or two men
it is becoming the practice for those,
interested in the business to carry con
siderable sums of insurance on their
lives and in that way protect the busi
ness against the loss which it would
suffer through the death of its head
When down town drop
in and refresh yourself
The Busy Bee
HE FOUND AT
ievyia, jroiisn .roeiess, uead. j
ST. PETERSBURG. Sept. 25. lied- '
wig Luszeewska. a noted Polish poetess. '
better known under her pseudonym of
Devyla, is dead at Warsaw. She was
born in 184S.
DR.W. E. BELDEN
Practice Limited to Diseases of
Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat :: ::
F1TTIMG OF GLASSES
Office Exchange Nat. Bank Building
SEASON TICKETS ARE NOW
FOR SALE BY STUDENTS
The season tickets for the football
games to be played in Columbia are now
on sale by students in all departments,
at the Drug Shop and the Co-op. The
series, for six games, eost $2.51) a sav
ing of $1.75. as the six tickets would
cost $4.25 if bought separately. This
is a greater reduction than was made
The IIS football suits are now out.
3!) on 'Varsity men, the others on can
didates for class teams. A dozen men
ire on the waiting list, because there
are no suits on hand for them.
Sixty men have signed for the fall
track team, and are being coached by
Assistant Track Coach M. L. Crouch t
and Shannon Douglass, captain of the
It is reported that "Tubby" Graves
will get into the moleskins within a
day or two possibly this evening. The
men on the sidelines will be glad to
see him getting into shape as left
THEODORE JR., HAS JOB,
BUT IT IS A SECRET
everv turn, but thev have nroed, to
their own satisfaction, at least, that
the mercury preparation they are ad
ministering acts upon the tubercle bacil
lus as well as upon the treponema palli
dum and that it is a specific for two of
the mo-t dreaded diseases known to
President Says It Would Be
barrassing if Known.
NEW YORK. Sept.. 25. Theodore
have an oflicial emblem printed on the Roosevelt Jr.. was in such a hurry to get
somewhere yesterday that he could not
wait to travel to New York with his
father in the special train, but took the
ballot, so that no voter may mistake his
ticket. Alonzo E. Wilson, state chair
man of the Prohibition party, announced
today that the Prohibitionists have de
cided to adopt the camel as their mascot.
j replacing the emblem of the fountain
That the delegates to the tuberculosis aud r;in SHn; wh;ch formery jniijcated I to report on time. "What the job is no
8.17. accompanied by Miss Ethel.
Theodore Jr.. has secured a job some
where and he had to hurrv along so as
congress now m session here take a
great interest in the reports made by
the Prohibition column.
Among the reasons advanced bv Mr.
the naval surgeons may be inferred Wilson for ti,e selection are that the
one outside of the official family knows.
for the President did not want it public
from the fact that the bulletins con- jcanui ;, tne original "water wagon." j "It would only be embarrassing to him
laming tneir preliminary reports -- tl,at it cm dkern a freli supulv of to
lieen exhausted. Iter farther than anv other iiii.ulrimml.
J that it can travel faster than the elc-
Subscription to the University Mis- pliant or donkey, and that it is under
&OUIUAX is 52 for the school term, $1.25 no necessity of getting a hump on it
a semester :nvariably in advance. Sub- self, being already supplied with that
scribe now. article.
jif it got out that he was my son," ex
plained the President. "It's better that
it lie kept quiet."
The UsrvEasm Missol'kiax is on
sale at the Drug Shop at two cents a
The officials for the game Oct. 3 with
Warrensburg, which is to be played on
Rollins Field, have been chosen, as fol
lows: Referee, James Masker of the
Kansas Citv Athletic Club; umpire. C.
E. Bonnifield, of the Manual Training '
High bcliool at Kansas City; hem
judge, G. W. Lowman, Freshman foot
ball coach; Linesman. T. W. Burck
halter, gymnasium instructor.
TAPT'S VOICE GIVES OUT,
SPEAKS BUT SHORT TIME
Medical Treatment Necessary After
Every Effort Others on Program.
By United Tress.
CLINTON, Iowa, Sept. 25. William
II. Taft's voice has become so weak
that he is compelled to cut his speeches
siiort. Hereafter he will speak only
a few minutes, and other men will
finish his speeches for him.
The stateroom of the special car in
which he is traveling is arranged like i
a uociors oiuce. .ur. iaii receives m
ical treatment after every speech.
The Presidential candidate addressed
2,000 laboring men here today. He was
introduced bv Gov. Cummins.
Student Taft-Hadley Club.
Republican students of the University
of Missouri will organize a Taft-Hadley
club at the Courthouse tomorrow at 4
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