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VounU VIn:in "-i"aduale !'
l'. Teaches Voting
.Men to Waltz.
SHE LIKES THE WORK
'jycHty-lmir. Most of Them
J,,; vcrsily Students. Take
Ixssoiis From Iler.
Mi-'s !!e.-if- llanift!
;:'!. walked a in'lv
her home each daw
-ve was a student in
. ation at the I'nivor-
aid a l:ai'l 'r-
I0 be in school
tve i'.uel oi !
M!--"'!"!- S-ue spent Ions
. hard problems. Sh
ai:d dillicult quest ions
that every a-p ring school teacher
au-tsolve. SI '
.as taught the meth
ods of ttailni.u tae c!a.its. As a
graduate in -I'tsu. V.w.K she was a
Irained hish -' 'eacli:;r. special
ized in deck and mathematics.
liut she cast these notions aside;
th-se ideas of i . it teaching Creek and
jj-atheiratic-. Th- theories of teach
ins which see learned in four years
cf study ar- ' ' used. And still she
is wac-liing. She is giving lessons in
daiu-ir.g. If .-'..e still reads Oreek. she
reads it only as a pn.-iime. She is
', ""l MlnlfilR
I,rttei'nt!i::: to I..-:- pupils, not the hard i Williams of the School of Journalism,
tedious i-roMeii that are found in a J I)r A Koss x 1111. president of the uni
high s.'ukiI i urrvulum, but instead, j versity; C. 15. Rollins, a member of the
the more m-c iraiing steps in tli j 5oarl of Cuiatorsr li. l- ChiliUrs. oili
valtz. lit.- piiet and the barn dance. t .,. , ll!e Troy Free irosri Troy. Mo.:
Miss Carm-tt is assisted in this work j Professors Frank L. Martin and C. O.
of teaching by her sister. Miss Pear! j
(Sarac-it sad th-ir classics all meet at
he began hi r work last siim-
sier anil she is pleased with her suc
cess. The floor : one of the rooms
:a her hivne has been prepared for
dancing. The room is not large, but
it is suitable for work with the be
ginner. Miss Harnett v. as not at home when
a ;:s:tor tailed yesterday. Her moth
ili.t of Hi" daughter's pupils are
students in the I'nhersity of Missouri,
sin-.-a; s that h.- not have much
tr.-iMe v. :!i them. Some are awl;
h.irii as In 'nners." site says, "but
jtl.py ' am r. ad.ly. r.aosi one receives
j.rh:.;c i'l-trai :ii '":vl. and after s-v-
rali; tin ... !ia learned something
0! tb' si.- i:. i!..v i ..me and dpr.ee fo-r-.'th-r.
.'-i i- l.a-, f.venty-four pstjiils
now.ooti i:..n and some women.
X&te of h r eu lis i fro':i the farm.
FCH THE Y. M.
A. 52CC0 MORE
Ncv; York Contribute- Pays Subscrip
tion to Building Fund.
T lie university V. M. C. A. received
totii? lat sprii.g i".-om the interr.a
Uon committer ,j the V. M. C. A. that
a fiier.d in New York City had de
cided to give .?2,'Jili toward the stu
dent building here. Kxrept for an
t uno!!i(ial intiie.ation tais fall the prom-
ise would be k i-t. nothing more was
i beard about me gilt until a letter was
J revived yt.sterdav morning telling of
tn authorization of the cheek by the
subscriber to the building. As soon as
the check arrives, it will be used to
reduce the indebtedness on the fur-i.-hings.
"The report made in December that
tfce association needed S-Un'ii still
holds true, since this gift was counted
as a good as n ;.; that time." said .!.
S- -Moore, the Y. M. C. A. secretary
loday. Th- Y. M. C. A. is making
Mils for a lampaign February 17. IS
a3d l!i to obtain the remaining ?1,HW.
I.nters soliciting subscrijition sire now
itig mailed to alumni, and other per
sons throughout the state who have
keen actively interested in the comple
t'on of this building.
CHINESE DON'T LIKE COLUMBIA
'tey rir.d No Suitable Amusement
Places. Sam Wall Says.
'- T. McXagl.i. n, ii-spei-Hir for the
Ieiu-iI S:;.. ., in migration Service at
St- W..is. v,:,., h.-re yesterday. He
ttamiued the certificate of Sam Wall.
:oe Chinese laundryn-.nn, and his as
sistant, and fi;nd they have been law
foHy admitted into this country.
Jt was ih.i-.:e.at by many that there
more Chin- - in Columbia than
ttree or foar. j--ani Wall said that he
kas tried te i 5 any here to work
!o' him but all of thpm lft tifter
oftitig .,:,. , - two weeks. They did
like this n.v.n hecaiise tiiey could
fiB4 no :; i hat would be suitable
t0 them for :::. usements.
Mission Vcrk by the Y. W. C. A.
Tnp V. W. c. ,. is i lanning to start
'n la- - s".n. The names of
w:,, ,!.... ,,, enroll for these
';:' "n at the meeting
W. '. A. toinosrow aiter-
i:. , ,;k expect to start
MUMFORD TO LAND CONGRESS. '
Many Speakers at Springfield Conven- I
tion Next Week.
Dean P. i!. Muniford will speak at
tho .Missouri Farm Land Confess at
Springfield. Mo., m-xt wool:. The Mis
souri Farm Land Congress has been
called by the Slate Agricultural Bu
reau for tae purpose ol setting j....,,.;.
grants to settle on Missouri farm
hint's. Flans for advertising the State
will be discussed. The congress be
gins next Wednesday and will con
ti.me for f.uir days. Dean Muniford
will speak '1 hursday on ".Missouri as
a Live Stock Slate." The State
Hoard of Agriculture, of which Dean
Mnmlind is a member, also will mvt
hi Springfield at the time of the con
gress. Dr. W. 1. Cutler, state food
and dahy commis.-ioin-r. Curtis Hill,
stati' highway engine.!, and (I. I.
r.llis, sei rotary of the Stat.' Hoard
of Agriculture lirobahly will lie .resent
at this t irngr ss.
Arthur Brisbane is (uiest of
Journalism Students at
A luncheon was given for Arthur
Brisbane at Dana House at 12:1.1
i ii ciock uiis uiieruoou. covers were
j laid for tw enty-seven. The tables were
j ai ranged in the form of a letter "T."
i Those at the head table, in addition
to Mr. Brisbane, were Dean Walter
uoss OI- tlle journalism faculty, and
ICmil Steinhousor, Mr. Brisbane's sec
retary. Next came the ollicers of the
I'niversity Missourian, of the School
of Journalism anil of Dana House, and
the other students living in the house.
HAVE YOU SEEN VENUS YET?
ihe Planet Is Visible In the Daytime
Evening Star Now.
""The planet Venus is now so bright
that it is possible to see it in the day
time. The planet has been the even
ing star for the past few months and
an be readily seen in the western sky.
just alter sunsot. It will continue to
be the evening star until February 17.
whe-t: it will pass through the sun's
rays and lietome the morning star.
Through the telescope in the Laws
ob.-'Tvntory the planet shows only a
small crest cm. just as do-s the moon,
w.-iui it is new.
NOV.' WHERE ARE THOSE SKULLS
Those Taken From the School of Med
icine Have Not Been Returned.
The live skulls which were stolen
from the medical laboratory of the
class in anatomy in the School of
Medicine, have not been found. 1'n
less they are returned by the end of
the semester they will be paid for
from the laboratory fees of the mem
bers of the class.
WILL BUILD NEW HOMES
Houses to Be Constructed in West
wood and Wc3tmount.
Dr. Jesse II. Coursault, a member
of the faculty of the School of Kduca
tion purchased a lot in Westmouut
fmm J. A. Stewart yesterday and will
construct a modern brick house nest
summer. W. (I. Stephenson, pur
chased a lot in West wood yesterday
and will const nict a modern stone
residence. It will cost ?iJ,imiii.
CARNEGIE GIVES SCHOLARSHIP.
Belgian Eoy Pianist Gets $5,CC0 An
nually for Study.
IMTTSHrRC. Pa.. Jan. 2u. Dennis
Chabot. a Helgian boy pianist, who is
possessed of remarkable- talent, has no
further worry over his future. Clia
bot's ability attracted the attention of
Andrew Carnegie, and he was awarded
a j.-,,niMi annual scholarship so that he
could continue his studies in Kuropo.
MORE TIME TO PAY TAXES.
City Will Take No Action Against De
linquents Until February 1.
The citv council passed a resolution
I last night that no penalty should be
! imposed on delinquent taxes uj iue
I city of Columbia until after February
l. The law requires that delinquent
i laxpayers shall be penalized after the
I 'irs'i of January, but as this has never
I been done in Columbia, the council ex
! tended the time this year.
tii-s Eucenia Mocre to Warrensburg.
Miss Kugeuia Moore, a senior in the
College of Arts and Science, will de
part .Monday to accept a position in
the Wr.rretisburg State Normal School.
jjjyc; Moo'-e i "' -!'""e-ile't of tic
Aii-hi Phi Sigi.ui. the senior vu n.e::'.
,.'.v.ui at ion.
COLUMBIA. MISSOURI. THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1910.
Dr. C. A. Kllwood Says Ad-
vanee in Cost oi' Living
USE LESS MILK AND EGGS
Klieets of Nitrogenous Starva
tion Are Nervous Diseases
If the cost of living in the I'nited
Sta'es contin'ies, tiie ivmiH will be a
greater number of socialists and other
That, in brief, is the opinion of Dr.
C. A. Kllweod. professor of sociology
in the I'niversity of Missouri. Yester
day Dr. Kllwood was discussing the
recent advance in the price of meats,
produce and other food stuffs.
"Fffects." said Dr. Kllwood, "which
are so far reaching that it is impos
sible as yet to foresee what the result
will be, may tome, if the increase in ,
the co.-t of living continues. One ef-'
feil is. however, that it means for the
poor people, that is, the laboring class,
less milk and eggs than ii formerly
"Much evidence already has been
collet ted ill several states to show that
this is true. The poorer classes, then,
must be more poorly nourished than
formerly, inasmuch as these foods
are nitrogenous foods and en the whole
are most important articles of diet.
Ihe eliect of nitrogenous starvation
has been shown by Dr. C. K. Woodrulf, '
and the result is a greater increase in '
nervous diseases, tuberculosis and
other degenerating diseases.
"Another result of increase in the (
high cost of living is that it makes the
laboring classes and all classes de
pending upon salaries or wages more
discontented and therefore predisposed
to try radical and revolutionary nn-as- ,
tires to better social condition:. I
fear, if the increase in the cost of ii
ing continues in the I'nited Slates, it '
will result in greater increase in the
number of socialists and other social
That the general agitation against
high prices in many places oer the
country has escaped Columbia thus i
far is the opinion of Columbia grocers. ,
The g.vatest advance in pries ha
beoti on country produce, such a
meats. eggs, lard, butter and poult'.
"These are higher than ih ;. have
been lor forty years, even duiing t!
war," said S. U. Ikiker. o: the firm of
naker-ilobinson (Irorery com;. any. to-
day. "The consumer may retrench or ;
( ther necessaries ol file such as cloth-1
ing and meats, but he do-?s not on i
groceries. Ilatiier he runs a credit ac
count." he added. "Xor does he do
without eggs and butter. The supplies
of thf-si' things do not eijual the de
mand." Staple groceries, as potatoes, canned
goods, are cheaper than they have
been for several years.
"The laboring men are good custo
mers for meat, but they do not require
so much at this time, as many of them
are out of employment. Otherwise we
notice no difference whatever in the
BALTIMORE SUN TO GRASTY
Henry White, Ex-Ambassador, Also In
terested in the Paper.
IJAlITMOKK, January VJ. -Henry
White, ex-ambas.-ador to France, and
Julian I.eUoy White, his brother, are
interested witli Charles 11. Grasty in
the purchase of a controlling interest
in the Haltimore Sun, founded by A.
S. Asbell in ISIlij, and owned by the
Asbell family since. Friction among
the heirs is said to have brought about
The price paid for the majority
interest is reported to have been more
than 2 million dollars, the building
and sue being valued at more than 1
miSsion dollars. Mr. ('rasty, in March.
IS'.', sold the Kvening Xews. of whicii
ne was managing editor, to Frank A. '
Muns.y for 1 million dollars. The 1
Whites and other wealthy Haltimor- i
cans were associated with him in the,
ownership of that paper. About a
i year ago C.rast bought a unit inter -
I est in the St. Paul Dispatch and subse
! quently an interest in the Pioneer
Pr-'ss and merged the two. Iiocently
he j,old those papers and returned to
at Stephens Ends.
plant of the conserva -
t lory of music at Stephens College has
! been repaired. The students now may
use th practice rooms. The conserv
atory has been withmn heat since the
Call Go Double Gj to pet the Mis-.-ouna:i
business office by ti 1 phono.
Arthur Hrishane Tells of the
Influence oi' Journalism
A VAST NUMBER REACHED
Rather luHuencc Morals Than!
Re Litcrai-v Authority. j
i le aavs.
STATE TEE FACTS SIMPLY! T!u' t-'o"-. -s ' editors com-
I .iroieise with their conscience. Peo
ple ought to edit the editors and let
Writer's Aim Should Re to I them know the opinions of the readers.
Make Everybody ruder- I "i:v"ry " l"'i ' -'
Arthur Hrishane, chief editor of the
Hearst newspapers and the highest
salaried newspaper man in the world.
ARTHUR BRISBANEHEARST EDITOR.
I'm the Editor of the
of journalism at
e-cpiained his idc as
the lTni versity of Missouri today. Mr.
Hrishane spoke lirst to the journalism
students in Switzier Hall and later to
the student body and faculty at as
sembly in the auditorium.
Mr. Hrishane gets a salary of ?70,0Uu
a year. He has other interests, too
things like farms, buildings, mines and
a furniture factory. Hut chiefly he is
a newspaper man.
"I am the yellowest editor in the
world," he says, "and proud of it."
Then he justifies his theories of yel
Creation's Front Page.
"The thunderstorm is the front pace
of creation." is one way he has of put
ting it. "The clouds are the black
type, the red ink is the lightning and
the comic supplement is the rainbow.
1 only wish I could make the thunder."
Mr. Hrishane was introduced at as-
bv Dean Williams, who re-
' forre, t0 hinl .,.. Ul0 ,nan haV5
greatest audience in the world.
"Mr. Brisbane talks to millions of
iciit- every day through the Hearst
newspapers." said Mr. Williams. "He
is the originator and chief exponent
of yellow journalism."
Mr. Hrisbane said in part:
1 "I would rather talk to a man ant!
feel that ha understands me, and I
would rr.ih:r intluence Cue morals of
i million people, than be praised as
the highest literary authority of the
"The jiower to influence the mind is
tho greatest of till. I only state facts.
1 1 state them simply. 1 feel the great-
est compliment lias been pan! me when
I hear a man o:i the street car say.jt,em to vote for Hearst for rna',r.
Why. he writes just like i feel.' one of them asked me v;iy we used
"1 never attempt ornamentation. I j tj,0 two colors on our first page.
write facts, so anybody can understand j "-e trj- to get as c!oe to nature -them.
ji'-s--ib!y can. Our first page looks!
The Voice of the Nation. jit;,, the sky in a thunder -'(.riii '':.'
ie '-; TJler
is what t'.e "":
is to the individual. If wise men were j
able to talk to only two or three men '
. their influence would not he great. It !
is when their speaking voice reaches
the multitude that their inllucnce i.-
greatest. 'Ike newspaper is the na
I tional vo'u e. I wish more able men
I were in the field. It is a business a
well as a prulession. and competition
"The newspaper does for the 1'nite.!
States what the public square did foi
Athens. In a large nation lik? this,
where the peopltt cannot get together
in one place, the newspaper serves to
bring them together.
"1 adieit that theie are many poor1
papers in these days and there are :, j
few good ones. Those that are worth I
it ought to he rewarded.
lie not ought to be stamped out.
; paper. It is just as impossible tor til"
j big papeis to solve conditions alone
as it would be for a few policemen in
Xew York to keep order all over the
"One great need of newspapers
is the parcels post. It would not onlv
Yellowest Newspapers" Brisbane.
' be beneficial to the newspapers them
selves, but to the farmers.
What Sensationalism Means.
"The newspaper in which I am spe
c hilly interested is the Xew York
Kvening Journal, which is said to be
the yellowest journal in the world. It
is sensational and we try to make it
so. The university campus is sensa
tional. Kvery speaker that talks be
fore this student body says something
sensational, if he creates an impres
sion upon his hearers.
"Anything is sensational that cre
ates a sensation or makes an impres
sion upon any of the senses. The hu
man being is so constituted tiiat it
must have either a sensation or a se
dative; the people must have some
thing of interest or take opium like
"The sensational newspaper is often
condemned by the rich men. These
same people have money, goad hcties.
automobiles, dinners and diversions to
create their sensations. There are
thousands of persons in Xew York
City who are unable to enjoy any of
tiiese things, but must get all their
sensations nut of the Journal.
"We have black type acros th"
first page of our paper every day and
a smaller red line, beneath it. If both
lines were red or both black, they
would not create a sensation in the
minds of the readers; it would not in
fluence them to action.
"Suppose I'oosevelt killed live rhi
noceroses with on" blow and that
Rockefeller reduced the price of oil.
In black at the top of the page would
be 'Iloosevelt Kills Five Rhinoceroses.
In red beneath would be 'Rockefeller I
Reduces the Price of Oi!.' We feel
certain that our readers will gra;i
that thought at a glance.
I was once speaking before 1
Presbyterians in a Fifth Aveim '
i ,h,.rch in Xew York trying to get 1
ne i :;iii: ung.i.aieu. na u e.ui h
cloud tan be seen the Hash of red
lightning that seems to split the sky
from one side to the other and the
thundei roais. Our red line and our
blatk line represent the black cloud
and the red lightning. So far we have
been unable to make the lirst page
thunder, and if we only could do this
we would have 2 million subscribers in
Xew York City alone.
"While we may not like the way the
sky looks in a thunder storm, yet I
know that many a man has been in
iluied to lead a better life after lie has
seen the lightning Hush and heard tho
The Storv of the Tarccn.
when Lord Xorthcliff, editor of the
I ..nil.ni Tinwvi viii..,i ti.; ,.,.. ...... ...
bronirhr with liim n iviv-Iwirje iwiu-im-
automobile and went to Florida to
catch tarpon, six feet long. When he
remonstrated with me that I should
do away with the iiaming headlines,
he said the first page should he less
"1 asked him why he didn't trade
his motor car for a baby carriage and
instead of catching tarpon catch tish
six inches long. Of course his tired
brain needed recreation. Just so with
the readers of the Journal. They must
find their automobiles in the Evening
Journal, and all the tarpon they catch
from one year to another are found
in the naming, sensational lirst page."
HIS ARE THE YELLOWIST
Brisbane Tells Students of his News
paper Work Some Ex
Tlii' students in journalist heard Mr.
Hrisbane tell of his newspaper work
in an address in Switzier Hall at U
o'clock this morning.
"1 hope 1 am editor of the yellowest
newspaper in the world, but I would
not enter into a conspiracy to have a
man jump off the Brooklyn bridge and
lose his life just to get a story for the
paper, as did the conservative Xew
York Sun twenty years ago," said Mr.
"I am editorial writer for all of the
Hearst publications, which have a sale
' of 2 million copies a day in Xew York,
1 Chicago. Hostoiij' San Francisco and
Los Angeles. 1 think it conservative
j to say that every paper is read by at
least three persons, which would make
I an audience of li million persons a
day. Just think what it means to
, luue an audience this large.
i "The writer of an Associated Press
dispatch lias a larger audience, but he
merely deals with facts, while the edi
tor. al writer expresses opinion. The
i!j editor will impress upon a young
i. eorter not to editorialize, bin if tin:
i- liort-'i has any sense he is able to
I ' -lit his news in such way a-; to
i re.ue opinion. As an illustration,
tike the Hible story of the woman
a'"out to be stoned to death. The
writer deals with that stori just as a
I good reporter on a modern newspaper
, would do. lie sta.es facts, but places
iiiiem in sucn way as to create opinion.
At the age of lit years Mr. Hrisbane
In gnu work as a reporter on the Xew
York Sun. Jle had acquin.il his classi
cal education by five years study in
Paris and was ready to go to work.
"The newspaper work is the most
exciting, most interesting work there
is. A newspaper reporter sees more of
the world and has a more direct con
tact with the big men of the country
than can any other professional man.
A young lawyer spends two decades of
iiis life before he ever gets reputation
enough to meet the men of affairs and
then he only meets them as an em
ploye. "When a young reporter is sent to
the state legislature or to Washing
ton as correspondent, lie should ho
careful not to think that the effort tho
politicians make to impress him are
personal, but in order to roach tSicj
hundreds of thousands of readers Iiu
Mr. Hrisbane, in a reminiscent talk,
told of some of his feats as a young
"I was once assigned to learn tlio
facts about the fitting out of a rubber
gathering expedition designei: to land
in Ouateiiiaki. dethrone the president
and make it possible for a rich Ouat
emalian in Xew York City to assum.o
the presidency. Many reporters had
failed, but I went to a bootblack down
on the waterfront who was an exceed
ingly smart bootblack. I learned the
purpose of the expedition and tho
name of the man who was furnishincr,
"By holding to the rear of the man's
carriage I was able to ride with him
to his home, where I tried to Inter-
iew him. The rich man offered S-S.oOO
1 to have his name suppressed, half for
i!-p and half for the bootblack. The
bcotblack wanted to take tho money.
and thr'-atened to cut my leg oft' if I
refused. The story was published, tho
ve-ise! was seized and sold by the
I'nited States government as a pirato
for ?2."0,"t'0. The rich n.an escaped to
I'natemala and never was caught.
"I :g;ird n".v.-pap. r wo.k as t'ro
(Continued on page 4.)