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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 1910.
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SfflFE OF AN ARMY OFFICER
Custody of Dor-c:ir-')l(l
r- t'ia, was granted :
... from Henry II. Iluth
! Sia:-s army surg-on.
now .-tationed in the
In ase was heard be
':. tii's division of tli-
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i .: K.tasas City. The de
n ,i:mi .1 by default. Mr.-.
fK-jtberfi:d w i- g-ven uie cuioiij in
j-'daugh. r. Ho: othy. : years old.
Mr.. Km': rtonl, whose maiden
r,.l.r was KuWiiU
is a sister of C. I'..
of the Exchange
Vational lunk in Ctdumbia. Her par
tis are Mi'- :':-l -v-ls- ' " fowling.
shi' Iik' :a 1-'-'"' Walnut Street, Co.-
Ir. te-t:f .:.- against her husband,'
f Mrs. Iii.iil-I lorn sam lie ui.:;nv an..
il!! I'-cil ' U' 11 UK..- "i-.. .-!-
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;tiou-d in Montana, she said, he lost-
o in ci.i- day. and she had to sei'd
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Mr.-. S'-.' p.i'd. the wife of Captain ,
Shfi-ard. s-tat-uiied at i-ort Logan in dolph Hearst, will speak at the as-p--:-r.
and .lan.es K. dootirich. judge semidy in the iiniver.-ity auditorium at
oft!.-- lirn.'i court, who knew Mr.;. in o'clock tomorrow morning. This
t Ei:fr.er!oid 'n i oiuii.Dia, were nota i
t w:Ti.' SSt - 11 c- :ail ui lilt. iiLiiwiiti.
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I They sa'd thai h-r character was be-
p t..::-1 npnu-.-ii.
Mr. anl Mr-. P.ntlierford were mar-r.-'C.
in I'.'iiiii'iila in .lannary. llnui.
Thy liie.l tog-ther tmtil February.
I-r. Kmiu'ifor 1 has an acquaintance
h. !' -;i".!i:a. 1 was graduated from
!ibi Cn'l' - nf Arts and M-once m
K.nJ ami two --a:s later was grad-
al-.i fro::: the Schn.d of Medicine.
TO MANUFACTURE LEiJSES.
Ells Optical Company Installs New
TL-- in-r.n-cil optical litis.ness in
liuii u a ami iiuone county nas mane
a.y j!if eiilargenient of our
fhnt. gA'd lr. K. H. Klls, ot the Kl!s
0:i;:ial i-oinpany. tills morning. "There
is a i:.ih gi-iater demand for glasses,
sii-aacle- and op.-ia glasses than eve-Me-.'.
"Knlarg i . nt of our plant will be
p.n in a short tinv. We have ben
a!)!? only to lit. grind and shape the
IrWes, havii.g the irregular lenses
r.:ai!e outside of Columbia, but we ey-l-(t
to install a surfacing machine
Trf.ii li will manufacture lenses from
the raw material."
Dr. Kils organized the Klls Optica!
twijiany f'.ve inontiis ago, which doe.
arttail and wholesale business.
SHORT HORN CLUB RE-ORGANIZE
!.P. Bennett Was Elected President of
m the Short Course Students.
F The Short Horn Club, an organiza
tion of students in the short cour.-e
o.f the College of Agriculture, was re
wf.inized la--t li'ght. The members
of the club discuss agriculture and
other current topics. Meetings will
le held every Tuesdav and Friday
r-i.t. Tli" otlici-rs elected last night
we: J. p. Pennett of Lees Sunimitt
I KeMdeiit; W. W. Langston of Spring-
feld. vi-..-i)resident; II. P.. Kennedy!
I of Golden City, secretary and treas
urer: .1. A. Fnivli-i- ot Sei':i1i:. serireant-!
ONLY TWO IN HOSPITAL
Macbeth Still in Dangerous Condition
Miss Bcuchelle Improving.
Only tw patients were in Parker
t -"'"ir.orial Ho.-pital today. They are '
-M!s Kir.n-a P.-;ilielle of 702 College i
aiip. who was burned by an explo-;
s.on of gaM.iine while cleaning gloves
" !K-r h.,i!.e last Friday, and J. F
-Macbeth of St. Louis, a student in the
-nior da-s of the
.chool ot l.aw.,
lr- Macbeth i in a dangerous eondi-.
--v.il. mi ii.r t',r ir.iiii iinrif ruling
, h- A. li;. nberry of Leeton, Mo., a
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ttinor in t!.e c
oiiege oi Agucuiu.ie.:2
a"0 lives in ncnttm Hall, was dis
barged from the hospital Sunday.
T0 OPEN NEW DANCE HALL
Planning Annual Reception and :
Dance for February. j
The Elk.- a!mal reception and '
fiar-(e, w-iiirh will be given February '
' lirnliii.i,. .. :i i . i.-ii : .t. .,--
. 11.7., win fn ueio in uiv iici .
all on South Eighth Street. !
the arrangement of
ting of the Elks.
MORE FAIR WEATHER TOMORROW
Weather Bureau Predicts Little Change
The forecast for Columbia is:
"Fair tonight and Thursday with little
change in temperature."
The temperatures are:
T a. m 34 11 si.in 4".
S a. m a:; 12 noon 47
I' a.ni ::? 1 p.m V
lo a. in 4u 2 ji.iii .".:'.
SO JOKERS SENT HIS TRUNK
Friends Thought H. W. Blakeslee
Went Calling Too Often.
11. W. lilnkeslee had called upon a
girl living at a hoarding house on
Turner Axentie so many times that
his friends s-i:t his trunk over and
placed it on the front porch. When
t'ne young women who live at the
house started to class the next morn
ing, they were surprised to liud a
trunk Willi a large pt;ibU,"-e dwli
large trunk with a large piium-d. "II.
W. Mlakesk-e" at the front door.
liiakeslee is a junior in the School
of Law. lie rooms at t!"." San ford
i'lace. It is said that he lias not jet
friends with his jckiag associ-
Kditor of Hearst Newspapers
to Speak at Assembly at
Arthur Brisbane, editor of the Xew
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Ol K evening .ItlllUlill UIU UlU-l'lUi II
all the publications of William Ilan-
addre. - s will lie lor the public. He win
speak in room No. 2. Switzler Hall, at
:i o'clock to the students in the School
Mr. lirisbane will be the guest of
the Dana Pres club at lunch at Dana J
House at noon, lie will leave Co
lumbia at 1:1.1 o'clock tomorrow after
noon. Mr. Hrisiiane is said to be the high
est salaried newspaper man in the
world. He conducts all the Hearst
campaigns and is the heart of Hearst
His father, Albert Brisbane, was a
noted philosopher and communist of
half a century ago. The young liris
bane began work as a reporter on the
Xew York Sun, the lirst laboratory
course in journalism. He was man
aging editor of the Xew York World
seven yeais. He is unmarried.
After a training in the American
public scl.ools, Mr. Brisbane sp?nt live
years in study in Cermany and France.
He was for a time London correspon
dent of the Xew York Sun and after
wards editor of the Kvening Sun. lie
lias been in newspaper work twenty
NEED SENIOR GIRL PLAYERS.
Coach H. J. Norton Wants More for
Easket Esll Team.
H. .1. .Norton, who is coach of the
girls' senior basketball team of the
I'niversity of Missouri, is not satislied
with the s:;:e of the squad lie has to
"The seniors played well last Satur
day," he said today, "with only seven
or eight girls out. However, a cham
pionship team cannot be picked from
these and 1 wish that all of the senior
girls who have ever played basket bail
will report next Saturday at Kothwell
Civmiiasiuiii at 1' o'clock.
TRACK MEET FOR SATURDAY.
With Favorable Weather, Events May
Ee Held on Rollins Field.
An inter-department track and field
meet will be held next Saturday. If
the weather is favorable and tiie out
door track is in shape, it will be held
on Kollins Field. The results of this
meet will determine the classes in
which the men will compete in the
next try-out. The Held events will
start at P, o'clock and the track events
at 4 o'clock.
MUSIC BY "FARMERS'" QUARTET
Agricultural Students to Sing at Land
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January 25. 27 and '
SlirinfloId, Mo., J:
Th(? (11,anet is composed of E.
W. Rice, first tenor; A. A. Jones, sec
ond tenor; E. H. IJernard. first bass;
11. I-:. Hopper, second bass. All are
students in the College of Agriculture.
Journalism Teachers Visit K. U.
Dean Walter Williams and Charles
g. Ross are in Lawrence, Ka?., today
attending a meeting of teachers of
i:...,, Tlicn- will return tnmor-
oux luiii-i". i..--.- -
row, accompanied by Arthur Brisbane.
Call 55 (Double :) to get the .uis-
sourian business office by telephone.
HILL IRPHY BE
II JO COACH?
Athletic Hoard Considers the
Yale Halfback for Koper'.s
I WHAT WALTER CAMP SAYS
Xo Definite Action Yet Phil
Kinf is One of Those
On the List.
Frederick Murphy, halfback on the
liiiiti Yale football team, is being con
sidered as a coaih for the University
of .Missouri football team next year.
"Murphy is well recommended b
Walter Camp of Yale, and was a star
halfback last fall," said Prof. W. C.
Manly, of the Athletic Committee, to
day. "Our search for a coach has
nan owed down to about lour men.
Murphy is one of these.
".Murphy wants to come to Missouri
and helietes that he could make a
When asked if lloper had voltim
teered to help Missouri select a coat li.
Prof. Manly said: "Koper lias said
nothing to me on the subject."
Many students have expressed tin
belief that Phil King would be tin
"Phil King has not been selected,"
said Mr. Manly. "He is merely one of
the men being considered. It will b"
at least a week before anything deli
nite can be given out in regard to a
BRIGHT FOR NEBRASKA GAME
Cornhuskers Are Willing to Play a
Football Game with Mis
souri October 22.
Missomi may play Nebraska at foot
ball October 22. next year. The sched
ule of a game for that date depends
on whether or not a tentative date
with another team can be changed.
"The manager at Nebraska has
asked for this date and their tenn
are satisfactory." said Prof. W. C.
Manly today. "We expect to arrange
the date. St. Louis I'niversity has
adopted the one-year rule and is also
PROGRESS IN STADIUM PLANS.
A Meeting of the Members of Holding
Company in Kansas City.
Members of the holding company
which proposes to build a stadium at
Thirl -lirst Street and Haltimore Ave
nue, Kansas City, for the use of the
universities of Missouri and Kansas
in their athletic contests, will meet
in the Commercial club rooms in Kan
sas City next Saturday. It is reported
that the athletic committee of the I'ni
versity of Kansas favors the proposi
tion offered by Walton Holmes, Jr., of
Kansas City. The Fniversity of Mis
souri lias acted in favor of it. Thirty
directors will lie named at the meeting
Saturday. Cardner Lathrop, general
counsel for the Santa Fe railroad at
Chicago, is one of the twenty-two who
have signified their willingness to ac
PASTOR TALKS ABOUT LEE.
Confederates Heard the Rev. W. Jas
per Howell This Morning.
The anniversary of Robert K. Lee's
birth was celebrated by the Daughters
of the Confederacy today. The Itev.
W. Jasper Howell, pastor of the First
P.aptist church of Columbia, delivered
; an address on the "Life of General
1 i.ee" at the Klks club. The veterans
' were invited and many of them were
' Mr. Howell will deliver a lecture on
; "Robert IC. Lee" in the Y. M. C. A.
building at 2 o'clock next Sunday af
FRESHMAN FALLS ON ICY WALK
E. L. Brcckner Limps Eccause of a
Elmer L. P.reckner, a freshman in
the College of Arts and Science, suf-
! fered a wrenched knee-cap as the re
sult of a fall on the slippery sidewalk
in front of the Columbia chili vester-
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cause him to limp for several days, it
is not considered dangerous. Mr.
rooms at 13uu East Rroad-
KATY TRACKS CLEAR NOW.
Wreckage Near Wilton Removed and
Trains Are Running on Time.
The track on the Missouri. Kansas
and Texas railway near Wilton, Mo.,
where a freight train of thirteen cars
was wrecked, has been cleared, and
tho trains are now running on sched -
nin ti.no -riiQ troin f..,., ci i ..:-
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was the first to arrive on time since ! church February -1, to celebrate the The university received an appropna
the wreck. J raising of ?H"0o0 for tiie college. tion of more than l,m"'e,".'iO from the
MISS STONER VISITS SORORITY
Grand President Inspects Kappa Kappa
Gamma Chapter Here.
Miss Edith Stoner, grand president
of the Kappa Kappa Oamiua sorority. '
is the guest of the Missouri chapter.
She is making a tour of the Western
and Southern chapters. This is the
fourteenth chapter she has visited this
Miss Stoner was graduated from the I
University of Missouri in l!)o and is a !
teacher in the Independence. Mo., high
school. The Kappas will give a tea in
her honor Saturday afternoon. The
fac ulty women and sorority members
!:ae been invited.
COYD GETS 5250 JUDGMENT.
Jury Votes Attorney Or.c-rourth Fee
James p. lioyd, the attorney fo;
Vincent I). Phelan in the ca-o of Mrs
Liz:-.ie Yantine against the adminis
trators of the estate o!" ,!oh;i IPitier
"King of IJkukfoot." was granted v
fee of .12-".' by a j;.ry in the ciicid:
court yesterday. He sued for $l,liue
Judge L. M. Swit.lor, attorney fir
Phelan and Mrs. Mary Mutl -r. has filer
suit for a ?7."u fe, This cam will b(
tried at the nej.t term of the circui
Dr. A. Ross Hill from
ENGINEERS TO DISCUSS STUNT
Arrangements Will Ee Made at Meet
A meeting of the engineering stu
dents will be hold at T::!) o'clock to
night to discuss the plans for their
annual stunt on St. Patrick's Day.
They also will discuss the advisabilitv
of cutting classes on that day. Some
are in favor of cutting classes with
a provision that only tiie minimum
penalty of one hour be deducted from
IT INCREASES STOCK
The Missouri Store (Jets New
Charter To Enlarge
A new charter was received yester
day by the Missouri Store company,
from the secretary of slate of Mis
souri, authorizing a change in capitali
zation from ?S,C0U, all paid in, to $;i'),
nno. The company deemed this move
practicable because of the growing
business of the store.
"We will add other lines of goods
to our stock from time to time," said
I.Miiiot' f!!in- mnn-iffpr nf tlio stnrp tills
,1 ,!,. "-Km. .,n .- of the
store we have received calls for goods i Minnesota faculty that Dr. A. Loss , maAe & Mhm . 1)hilosollIiy. ami re
,vlch we hadn't dreamed of handling. '" '" .M'SM,,,r' f"'1 'reI:t oo,l- Ivw, his ,, (1,grw at thal ,.
before, u is our aim to carry a com-' OT ' son of ''""'"on I mversity , vM.si(y ,n ,,. The year ,)0
Plc.e stock of goods. For instance, t were hci considered "' ' l'rf ' , was given the honorary degree of LL.
...M.t not be i,nrnr-tic..,l to add a line
of" drugs and toilet articles in the fu
ture." More floor space may be added
to the store soon.
B. F. LOWRY 3URIED TODAY.
Funeral Services Were Conducted at
Christian Church at 2:30 O'clock.
The funeral of IJ. F. Dowry, the
chief contributor to tiie fund for the
building of Lowry fall, the home of the
Dible College of Missouri, who died
! Monday, was held at the Christian
church at 2::i0 o'clock this afternoon.
The Hev. M. A. Hart conducted the
services. Durial was in the Columbia
3IBLE COLLEGE TO CELEBRAT!
Dean Sharpe Prepares for Rejoicing
over Success in Raising Money.
Arrangements are beins made by
the Ilev. C. M. Sharpe, dean of the
' Missouri Dible College, for an enter -
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I. ITS PRESIDEN
Dispatches Say Dr. Hill
Selected as Head of the
N0 STATEMENT FROM HIM '
Hoard of Ke.ircnts Met There
Yesterday and Decided to
.Make Ihe Offer.
HAVEN'T HEARD, SAYS HILL
While Manv Kducalors Were
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(. onsKiercd. the Selection
WilS 1 IliinilllOUS.
lr. A. Kcss Hill, pr,-s:di-nt of the
I'-iivi-rsity of Mi.-sturi, l.as be-.-n
b" ted to the presjdi'iicy of the l"ni-
er.iity of Minnesota. The action was i
a recent photograph.
taken by the board of regents of the
I'l'iversity of Minnesota yosfrday, ac
cording to dispatches sent out over the
country from Minneapolis last night.
Dr. Hill has, as yet, received no of
ficial notification of his election as
the head of the University of Minne
sota and hence, he says, can make no
statement as to the report.
"I have not received any notification
of the action of the board of regents
of Minnesota, and anything I might
say now would be o:it of place," said
Dr. Hill this morning.
The news of the action of the board
of regents of the University of Minne
sota yesterday was sent out by the
Associated Press. Newspapers in St.
Louis and Kansas City called Dr. Hill
over the long distance telephone las!
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night and told him ot his election to
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the presidency ot Minnesota Univer -
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sity, and asked for his plans in regard
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not been officially notified of his elec
tion and could make no statement
until he had received it.
Faculty Men Had Heard.
Members of the faculty of the Uni-
1 versity of Missouri who attended con-
ventions in the East in the Christmas
' lioliilaja were told by member.; of the
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dispatches last night, however, Dr.
Hill was the only one mentioned for
Dr. Cyrus Northrop, president of tiie
University or Minnesota, turned in his
resignation lo the board of regents
there a year ago. but was induced to
remain with the institution until a new
; pre.-ident could be selected.
Dr. Northrop has been president of
the University of Minnesota since 1SSL
He was born in Connecticut and is
i) years old. He is a graduate of the
University of Wisconsin and of the
Yale law school. He was a professor
of rhetoric and English literature ot
Yale I'niversity before his election to
the presidency of Minnesota Univer
sity. It Is a Big School.
Tiie University of Minnesota has
4.."ii0 students. It was established in
lsr.l. as a preparatory school
grant of land from the national govern-
, ment. The regular college depart -
. inento were nnr started until 101.
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1 Minnesota legislature last year, in ad
1 dition to the regular appropriation for
j maintenance. Most of the appropria-
tion lor maintenance is nrovided for
by state law and not dependent upon
legislative appropriation. The salary
of the president is about $lu,uu0 a
The university is situated in a large
nark on the banks of the Mississippi
river near the falls of St. Anthony,
midway between St. Paul and Minne-
apolis. It has eleven separate depart-
m",,,s-as fo,,mvs: '""-'Coiiegeofi.it-
eratuiv and Arts, the School of Ku-
gineering and Mechanic Arts, the
School of Agriculture and short
cour.-es in agriculture, the College of
Law. the School of .Medicine and Stir
g ry, the School of Homeopathic Medium.-
and Surgery, the Coll.-ge of Den
tistry, a College of Pharmacy, a School
I ot .Mines, a School ol Analyical and
;t School of Kduea-
,ioa 5,Iia " (!ra,,U!lle hM'L '" :i,l,li'
tion aie several experiment stations
and a geological and natural history
survey. The lombined faculties con-
sist of more than :!."0 members.
WAS UNANIMOUS FOR HILL
i University of Minnesota Expects an
Answer Soon, Says a
The following dispatch from Min
neapolis was printed this morning in
the St. Louis papeis:
MINNEAPOLIS. Minn.. Jan. IS. Dr.
Mhi-rt Iloss Hill, president of the Uni
versity of Missouri, lias been offered
tie presidency of the University of
Minnesota, to succeed Dr. Cyrus
While the board of regents has re
ceived no word from Dr. Hill since the
offer was tendered to him, it is be
lieved here he will come to Minne
sota. Until last week it was generally un
derstood the post would go to Fred
erick S. Jones, formerly of flic; En
gine ring College of the University of
Minnesota, now of the Arts and
Sciences of Yale, but opposition
among the regents caused him to de
cline the offer.
Although there were several educa
'ors of national reputation considered
for the place, the Missourian was the
.iP.aninious selection of the regents fol
low ing a brief conference. Minnesota
educators, who are acquainted with
Dr. Hill, consider him one of the best
college men of the country.
A reply is expected to the offer
made Dr. Hill within the next few
days. Officials of the Minnesota Uni
versity tonight declined to say whether
they had been in communication with
Dr. Hill. before the regents made him
WAS INAUGURATED LAST YEAR
Dr. Hill Came to the University of
Missouri from Cornell.
Dr. A. Ross Hill was inaugurated
president of the University of Missouri
December 11, liiuS. At that time he
was P.S years old, the youngest uni
Dr. Hill lirst came to the University
of Missouri in l'JuS, when he was ap
pointed head of the department of
education. He organized the teachers'
' 'llege and took the initiative in stait-
I ing the "laboratories" as a part of the
" , . . , ,
I course tor training teachers. In addi-
tion he was professor ot educational
Dr. Hill was born in Nova Scotia,
and is a graduate of Dalhouse Uni
versity, where he received his A. li.
degree in ISI'2. After one year of post
graduate work at Cornell University,
he wont abroad for study. He studied
a year at Heidelberg, lierlin and
Returning to Cornell in 1SIM. he was
1 1), by the University of South Carolina.
From KV.'." to 1S!'7 he was professor
of psychology at the Wisconsin Stato
Normal school at Oshkosh, Wis.
Dr. Hill was next at the University
of Nebraska, where for one? year ho
was professor of psychology and for
live years director of the psychological
in 1!"7 lie was called back to Cor
nell University to take the position
if p'-ofessor of educational psychology.
He was soon advanced to the director
ship of the School of Education and
then to the deanship of the College ot
Arts and Science.
Governor Francis Not Surprised.
ST. LOUIS, Jan. V.. Former Cov
entor Francis, who is a member of
the Hoard of Curators of the Univer
sity of Missouri, was at the Iiusiness
.Men's b-agne dinner when asked if he
I knew whether Dr. Hill would go to
Minnesota. "I hadn't heard of the dis-
j unction tendered ur. inn, iut i am
, not surprised." he replied. "However,
I sincerely hope he won't leave Mis
souri and 1 don't think he will."