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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN, MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 19Q8.
COLUMBIA FROWNS ON
"Watering'" StocK Disapproved by Members oi
Commercial Club Here, Who ThinK Cash
Bonus to Electric Promoters Better.
Columbia's Big Steam and Chemical Cleaning Works
(Continual from Tlrft Pace.)
than is now offered by the railroads.
He closed by reading a telegram from
the Boston firm saying it would buy
the bonds as soon as funds were
raised to complete the grade.
Committee to Raise Money.
Speeches were made by J. T. John
son, P. H. Cullen and S. P. Emmons.
S. P. Emmons. W. W. Botts and
others were appointed as a committee
to assist in securing the remainder of
the funds needed.
The meeting adjourned subject to
the call of tbc Business Men's Asso
ciation. PROMOTERS PRESENT OFFER
TO COMMERCIAL CLUB.
Officers of the Mexico, Santa Fe and
Perry Traction Co., came to Colum-
hia Saturday night and discussed with cinD considered the matter. The mem
the Commercial Club the proposition ; jjCrs at once dropped the bond prop
of building an electric line to connect , osjtjon as impracticable. They agreed
Columbia with Mexico. ' that stock subscribed under such con-
The visitors were Mathias Crumb, ( djtions would in the end be nothing
president; W. AV. Botts, secretary; L- phort of a bonus.
S. Robinson, general manager, and O. j Tne proposition of raising from
H. Rockwell, civil and electrical en- j 515,000 to $25,000 to be paid to the
ginecr, representing the International j promoters when a road was complet
Trust Co., of Boston. ' ed through Columbia was discussed.
Wants Columbia's Help. The meeting adjourned without reach-
Tlie promoters from Mexico propos- j ing any definite decision. Another
ed, with the assistance of Perry and
the country along the line, to build the
road north of Mexico, and that Co
lumbia and Fulton and surrounding
country build the southern half.
They offered to give the southern
end the use of their plant and to aid
them in any way they could. When
both ends of the line were completed
they proposed to merge the lines into
President Crumb said he had inten
tionally left four vacancies in the
board of sixteen directors, 'one of
which was that of vice-president. He
said that if Columbia chose to join
them, these vacancies would be filled
by Columbia men.
W. W. Botts explained the steps that '
must be taken by Columbia to get
the necessary capital to build the road.
He said Columbia must raise $100,000
on stock to serve as a margin, before
eastern capital would float a bond
issue sufficient to build the road. O.
H. Rockwell said his firm would then
buy $350,000 worth of bonds. The
bonds to be sold at S5 per cent of
ho fnpfl vnlnp nnvnblA In twpntv-vpnrs
..... . . " . m, j Men's Association presented plans
with interest at per cent. They pro-' , . , , , ; ,
...... .. , . .. ,. winch were endorsed by those present.
posed that the southern end of the line ,, ... .
. . 1 j i rr tinnnnn T,ie company will try to contract for
issue bonds to the amount of $400,000, , , .... ...
, , , . , . . f ,. the sale of bonds for a sum which
face value, to be sold at $2 per share,
u c .u t i.. v with other contributions, will be suf-
one-fourth of the face value to become . t x . .
,, , ,. . , v, .ficient to build the line, or will try
payable when the whole number of t '
. . . 1 to raise $75,000 on $300,000 of Its stock
shares were sold. ' ' '
to be subscribed at not less than one
Commercial Club Objects. j fourth thj par yalue Jf neUher Qf
The bond proposition did not meet'above conditlons is compiied with the
with the approval of the Commercial subscribed stock will become vold.
Club. Members of the club said the Th( company hoWs a franchlse in
isuing of $400,000 worth of stock to be AlldraIn Monroe and r countie3i
sold for $100,000 was clearly watering an(1 has a right.of.way 25 mlles. The
stock. The Mexico men defended , new roaJ wffl connect perry ganta pe
their position on the ground that the MexlcJv and Columbia with
stock would necessarily sell cheaply at- Jefferson city a distance of no mlleg.
first, because of the small earning cap-, The ne w,u c0Qncct the Wabash
acity. They said they proposed to, nd chicago & AUon rallroada at
increase the pr.ee of stock on their end I Moxico and w,th the M K & T at
Take your Watch and Jewelry
There's Quality in Our Work
E. F. THOMAS
THE HEAVY LIGHT MAN
Phcnc 257 - - 22 N. 9th Street
IN TODAY AND OUT TOMORROW
OVER THG ROCHESTER
High Class Moving Picture Show
The Great Marathon Race
at the Olympic Games
WeCaterto Ladies and Children
of the line from month to month as the
! p.irninir canacitv of the road in-
Boston Wants Rich Profits.
The members of the Commercial
Club said furthermore that they con
sidered that bonds sold at 85 per cent
of their face value to run for twenty
years at G per cent were an extreme
ly profitable investment for the pur
chaser. The promoters agreed that
I this was so, but contended that the
t road would pay handsome dividends
despite this disadvantage.
L. C. Robinson said the people of
Fulton and all along the road were
anxious for it, and that if Columbia
would raise $40,000 casto the road
would be assured.
Another Meeting Planned.
After the visitors had departed the
meeting of the Commercial Club will
be held in the club rooms next Wed
nesday night for further discussion of
The Club wishes to ascertain the
sentiments of the citizens of Colum
bia in regard to the matter.
M. G. Quinn, a Columbia real estate
man, who is interested in furthering
the trolley enterprise told a reporter
for the University Missourian to-day
that the eastern capitalists will not
back the enterprise unless the road
can be run through 100 miles of pop
ulous country, where it will receive
the support of 100,000 persons.
One of the chief difficulties that con
fronts the promoters at present is the
proposed absorption of the Mexico,
Santa Fe and Perry Traction Co. line.
This road runs between Perry and
Mexico, twenty-five miles, and is bond
ed for $S5,000, a sum which the pro
moters of the present enterprise think
The officials of the proposed road, at
a meeting of the Mexico Business
Jefferson City, thus affording escape
from the branch lines.
! Illinois Club Proposed.
' Tlic students fiom Illinoi, attending
tlic Unior.ity of Missouri, are prepar
j in-; to organize an Illinois Club heie.
i There are more than forty students at
'pie-ent in the .iriou departments of
the University, and the purpose of the
'club is to further the interests of
1 the Cimers'ity of Missouri "luck home,"'
'and to cnilile the .students here to get
I better acquainted. The club will meet
, for organization in lloom 24, .eadeinic
, Hall, at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning.
, Charity Workers Meet Tonight.
The annual ineetinj; of the Charity
Organization Society of Columbia will
be held this evening at 7:30 o'clock
in the chapel of the Presbyterian
I church. A Board of Directors for the
I i-ii-iiiiijr year wil' be elected and the
reports of officers heard. All interested
! in charitable work arc invited bv the
' society to be present.
llujler's Chocolates on sale at The
Thaw Again in Asylum.
Bj- United Pres.
WHITE I'LAIXS, X. Y Oct. 12.
Judge Mills today refused Harry K.
Thaw's application for a trial by jury
to consider hi sanity. Judge Mills
ruled he could not interfere on the ha
beas corpus proceedings instituted. In
consequence Thaw was re-committed to I
the Matteawan Asvlum.
Iluylcr'a Chocolates on sale at The
W. J. McGrath, Mgr.
IS INDIANS' QUEEN
Mrs. H. L. Eisenhart Formerly
Edited Newspaper for
NOW HEAD OF TRIBE IN MEXICO
Aided in Fight for Law
During the Trouble in
Coeur d' Alene.
SPOKANE, Wash., October 12. Mrs.
Harry L. Eisenhart, formerly Miss Hor
ace Oreeley Mary Perry, who fought
for law and order in the Coeur d'AIene
mining camps east of Spokane, while
editor of Governor Steunenberg's news
paper, the Tribune, published at Cald
well, Idaho, before and after his assas
sination, three years ago, has been
elected queen of the Zacuipan Indians
in the state of Michoacan, Mexico, ae-
lording to advices received here.
Mr. Eisenhart is widely known as a
newspaper woman of ability, but she
i best remembered in the Spokane
country for her lovable character and
sturdy braery. She did newspaper
work in practically all parts of the
United States and proved herself a
thorough "newspaper man." That is
what she calls herself.
Has Owned Four Papers.
She never asked consideration because
of her sex and always did a man's work
at the desk or on the street. She was
editor of four papers of her own at
different times and worked under the
direction of Governor Steunenberg dur
ing the critical period in the panhandle
of Idaho and helped him in the fight,
which ultimately lesulted in his assas
sination. She remained in charge after
his death and was largely responsible
for having Harry Orchard and others
brought to justice.
Mrs. Eisenhart is an Indian by adop
tion, having been a ward of Andrew
John, chief of the Six Nations of New
York, also a ward of Denman Thomp
son, the actor-playwright. Her father
is T. M. Perry, a newspaper man of
St. Peter, Minn., where she started in
the business. She met Chief Andrew
John when a child, and he took a fancy
to her and later adopted her, with
the consent of her father. She lived
with the family of the old chief and
among the Seneca Indians of New York
a number of years, during which she
met some of the foremost people of the
country. Chief Andrew John, then the
most noted Indian living, was a mem
ber of the court of Indian claims at
Washington and one of the close friends
of President Koosevelt and manv of his
Worked in New York.
After leaving the Pacific Northwest
she worked on several newspapers in
New York State and in the eastern
and southern states, going afterward to
the city of Mexico, where she joined
the staff of the Daily Record. One of
her first assignments was to go to the
Zacuipan district, on the border of the
dates of Guerrero and Michoacan, to
investigate the claims of Americans,
who had struck a bonanza in La Corona
mines, once worked by the Spanish
kings, and famous throughout the world
as the place where Colonel Rcmmitt,
an Englishman, was murdered by ban
dits, which resulted in the payment by
Mexico of an indemnity of $65,000 to'
avert a var with Great Britain.
When she reached the capital of
Mexico Miss Perry found that there
was no disposition to engage the ser
vices of a woman on any of the Amer
ican papers, but finally she got on
'extra" for three days, and after that
he was regularly on the staff of the
Record, receiving three promotions in
rapid succession. W. P. Lampe, then
managing editor, said the paper never
Cor. 8th and Walnut
had a better or more willing worker,
licfore going on the Record, Miss Perry
made a trip to Guatemala along the
proposed route of the Pan-American
railroad, and wrote a syndicate article
for American papers on that new coun
try. Her Bravery Won Husband.
Miss Perry met Harry L. Eisenhart,
oii3 of the men interested in La Corona
mines, while on a trip through the
most dangerous district of interior
Mexico south of the capital, making
investigations for her paper into a no
table massacre, and he admired her
pluck so that lie followed her back to
Mexico City and wooed and won her.
Eisenhart is mining engineer and was
for yeais the expert for a New York
corporation in its Sonora mining ac
tivities in Mexico. They were married
at EI Paso, Tex., July S, 1906, and
hne been living among the Indians at
his mine where he first met her since
Mrs. Eisenhart, now Queen Mary, is
as self-possessed and cool as any man
who ever took an assignment. She
traveled alone from Mexico City to
Guatemala and said she was not a bit
frightened; she slept the first night she
met the man who is now her husband,
in a room where his predecessor had
been murdered, and the last thing she
saw when she closed her eyes for
slumber were the machete marks where
the bandits had battered down the door,
but she said she had the best night's
rest of her life. She now lives in tiie
same room and is happy and contented
and without a care in the world.
Leopard Mangles Boy.
Bf United Press.
HOUSTON, Tex., Oct. 12. Phillips
Lass, a small boy. was mangled by a
leopard at the Barnum and Bailey cir
cus here. His arm was chewed to a
pulp before he could be rescued. His
father, Joseph Lass, filed suit today for
To Recite "David Harum."
Piofessor John R. Scott of the De
partment of Elocution will recite pas
sages from ''David Harum"' at the Uni
versity assembly at 10 o'clock tomorrow
morning. Huyler's Chocolates on sale at The
COLUMBIA'S LEADING TAILORS
a NORTH NINTH ST.
Take Independence Avenue car at Union Depot.
JAMES KETNER, President and Manager
OLYMPIAN CANDY KITCHEN
Fresh Candies Every Day Best in Columbia
ICE CREAM SODA 5 CENTS 1010 E. BROADWAY
TIGER BARBER SHOP
Five First' Class Barbers
Splendid Equipment and Best Service
We Will Please You Give Us a Trial
FS time you were selecting. that netf
fall suit and overcoat; it's time you
were coming around to the Columbia
Tailoring Co. to see the handsomest line,
ever shown here. Particular dressers who
desire individuality are urged to see the
new '08 and '09 models we are exhibiting.
Co.'s styles are
newer, variety is
more extensive, fit
is better, values
We guarantee to
please you. Suits
priced at $18 to
'np ti r;
M. S. U. Students
American Plan, $2.00 to $3.50
European Plan, $1.00 to $2.50
rpHE Newlyweds and their Idi
-1" and everybody else eat
Nadja Caramel Chocolates
and Pin Money Gum Drop
Made by the
On sale fresh
every day at t
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