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W VOLUME II.
! "at church doors
Custom -i Wailing for Young
Women After Services
is Out of Date.
sxUDENT3 MORS SOCIABLE
Change Largely Due to Pres
ence ! --!'''-' Ci iris i;j the
jcuug '" !! '
op on the
about tiif t
to wait !' i" :
. ..". noticed that the
''.ii!iilil:i no longer line
.-:(!e of the churches
the services are over
.wuag women to come
Formerly they would
!t i- ci
jther oi.t in I runt and by the time
Cl.ni(,s . .. (mi a line of twenty or
irl.ap thhtj would lie waiting. Seme
would slip iiisidf and meet the girls
thereby !-t".;lii'g a march on their
- , ;.!. TUrtn r ...
I Oirnit". s 1',,1-nLi. I uvu, ; iuitirt.
they walkMl home together, while the
disappointed ones looked on with envy.
Cut they m longer do this. Why?
In ilisru. ..r.g the change th? Rev.
V. V'. Klwang pastor of the Presby
terian Church, said:
I have ben in Columbia for the
last eleven j ears, and the custom has
a!v.as been in vogue until the last
no or throe years. It is doubtful if
a:iy exact reasons can be assigned for
the change, but it seems to be due
to two or three things. The behavior
o:" students of both sexes in church
has undergone a great change for the
"!t may be that this change in the
church has alo taken place on the
outside. Again, young men get to see
th? joans; women during the week
nor? than tl.ey formerly did. Around
sehocl and out of school they may
be seen together more often now than
fonrerly. There has been an increase
in the number of women students at
ifialTg the university, and eonse
r.'ieiitly thf-.e are more women for the
n.n to see. It was formerly very an
:;0i::g to the older members of the
aggregation as well as to some or
tin ;mir.g ladies themselves. The
cl.a!gj is indeed gratifying."
The lu'x.renii M. A. Hart, pastor of
t:- t hrl.-t an ("turch. at-slgned tie
re::!!'.'.' : tare dsflercnt reasons.
"Vh re are ii:rt" dilTereiil causes
nYCi j: aj K- said to have caused the
j.'iajg ::.-n to ;-.:it lining up outside
i- : ihu'.h r. .;-.; wh'le the e-or.grega-!;::
is . : i::, out. One of these is
fa? fact that thee has b?e:i a b'g
ir.-rea-e in the attendance cf female
sfie'en's at the uiiivrsuv
f :'('s the yjii::g ir.cn s-ulficierl ci.ar.ce
t s.-v the piris without waiting on
thf cilside of the ehureh for them.
'i!.eatt'tii..e ta..( n toward t'.ie students
by the 1 cads r.f the wonen's schools in
i'1 v ir thi i;.st few years has also
had j'? c!?s'-t f.n this custom.
"The r.nn;"rg sp'rit which formerly
existed uas given way to a better
f'vliig. Then again, credit must be
iv?:i th" jouas; men themselves. A
si.;rit of chivalry iias sprung up which
v.a5 le.'or-' unknown. This spirit
vo'.iij raturaUy have its effect on such
an Hiiehiv.i-r.iiis custom as that. This
'.'.ait;e has taken place to a greater
t'Mem in Cohi'ubia than in other col
1 re or university towns where I have
''?n. It is cjrtaitil.v a welcome
GOOD FRUIT SOIL AT M'EASNE.
Ss:rt Ccurse Students Ex-eriment en
Farms of University Professors.
Mne short course students in the
Co:l"ge of Agriculture spent Saturday
tomg cxperi.ni'Mal work with fruit
titcs i ar M'-Haine. Mo. Tiie party
was in chargt- of C. P. Decring, an in
stnirJor in t'.ie department.
"The loess i:l in the vicinity of Mc
l!aine is n u-h better adapted to the
-To;ving of fruit than the soil around
Wimst-in. sa:d Mr. Deering Saturday.
"Vie spent i lie day in studying this
i-;l and in pruning fruit trees in or
chards there. We could not experi
11 "nt sa'is'a. torily on the fruit trees
in the orchard on the state farm be
cause of rules which prohibit cutting
..e farms on which the experiments
v'fre made are owned by Dean Walter
Williams. Dean J. C. Jones and Prof.
Jo:n Pi' kard. if Columbia, and Dr. .1.
C Whitten, of McUaine.
R. HILL TO CURATORS' MEETING
Regular Session of Entire Board in
Dr- A. Uoss Hill, president of the
University of Missouri, is in St. Louis
to attend a meeting of the executive
cmmittee of the Hoard of Curators.
A full meeting of the board is to be
he!i in Rolhi tomorrow.
A VEIL FOR THE SUNLIGHT.
Weather Fcreiaster Says !t Is to be
Hszy the Next Few Days.
The forecast lor today is: "Partly
eloudj and unsettled tonight and to
morrow; warmer tonight." Tlie tem
peratures for today:
7 a.m ;;:, n a.m 4'.)
S a.m :::; 12 noon ."!
o a.m :::i i p.m r.u
l1' a.m -J.". 2 i).m G"
HUNTS MAN WHO TOOK CLOTHEb
H. S. Cally Gees to St. Louis to Fiai
Person Who Stole Suit.
I1.. S. Dailj, a senior in the Schoj.l
of Law of the Unhersity of Missouri,
ami nanng.r of the Daily P.rothers
Tailoring coi.:par.y of Columbia, has
siiui' to St. Louis to try to lind a man
who su'.e a suit of clothes tiom his
she p .ianuary !. while the owners were
The tran had ordered the suit, but
had paid only about $.". He took the
suit without liaying the balance of the
Xo School After "Exams"
Until Wednesday, Dr.
Classes will not begin until S o'clock
Wednesday morning, February !. after
the mid-year examinations. This an
nouncement was made by Dr. A. Uoss
Hill, president of the University of
Missouri, last night before his depar
ture for St. Louis. According to the
rules for the guidance of students,
which were issued last September,
classes were to begin Monday follow
ing examinations. The announcement
in the university catalog, however,
stated that classes were not to start
until Wednesda.v. Dr. Hill decided last
night that the announcement in the
catalog would stand.
Dean .1. C. Jons of the College of
Arts and Scieni e, who is acting presi
dent during Dr. Hill's absence, said
this morning it would be necessarj for
all students to make out their study
i anls for the second semester before
."i o'clock Saturday afternoon of exami
DiDN'T WANT CLANKETS CUT.
Engineers Criticise Athletic Corr.if.ee
for Aliovving It.
A yer.r ago the studenU in the
."doe! of I.r.glnorri! j; gave the Tiger
."cctba"! team fifteen large "M"
da::' els. i.a-t fa!1, wit "a out the
".:r-w'.cdse of t'.:-' stuuer.is in the
jiVeel of Ft'g'i'eeri-j.;, ea:-h cf the
'.l:i-:'.:ets v.a.- tr" 1-ilf :n two by soiv.r
jne at Hoi '.''." j11 Cj ir.nasiuiu. This
vi tl.e sut.je t c-f a -at oi reiolutx.ns
rawn up by ;:e students in engir.eer-'j-j:
Jt.51 week ::1 oresciited tj thj
Athletic Cn::'i:ttee. The resolution
-,evcrc!y criticised the Athletic Crim
:vit$e? for j-orniiuinj; the blankets to
be cut in (wo.
The committee referred the matter
to Dr. W. J. M.-'iiiiaw, managDr of ath
Iei::s. who said the blankets were cut
in two so as to provide each member
of the Tiger s-;uad a blanket, or at
least a piece of a blanket.
FOUND SHORT CUT CLOSED
Longest Wcy Around Make Students
Late to Class.
If the students who room on Rollins
Street. b?tween Ilitt Street and Mis
souri Avenue, were late at their S
o'clock classes this morning, it was
because of two large signs three feet
seuare bearing the foregoing words,
which were put up on the vacant lot at
Sll Ko'.Iins Street early this morning.
The lot connects Itollins Street and
Allen Place and by walking across it
students save almost a block in going
to a:d from the university.
The lot was occupied by a house
owned by Mrs. 15. X. Jones, which wa
bnrr.ed a year ago. Older the terms
of the lease of the lot, no one except
tej-.ants are allowed to walk across the
lot from Itollins Street.
WHISKY CASES UP FRIDAY.
Nine Counts Against a Centralia Drug
gist and His Clerk.
T. II. Wood, a Centralia druggist,
and his clerk. T. K. Dredeman, will
be tried in the circuit court Friday
on a charge of illegally selling whisky
in Doone countj". There are nine
charges against the two men. Five of
the counts are against Wood and four
are against Wood and Bredeman. The
case was reset this morning. Judge
Thurmond will appoint a special judge
for the trial.
Roila Defeats St. Louis Church Team.
ROLLA, Mo., Jan. 25. The Roila
School of Mines defeated the Third
Baptist church of St. Louis in a bas
ketball game here Saturday night by
a score of 53 to 3S. Kurtz, of Roila,
threw five field goals.
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI. TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1910.
College of Agriculture is to
Have Charge of the New
UAKIiiAlitt MAS OISU ttUW
r i o, t - i
Jasper and St. Louis are Only
Counties Taking Advant
age of Privilege.
oi. i.oe.is cour.iy is to nave a lit'lil m
whi.-h the Cidlege of Agriculture of the
i ni.ersiiy or .Missouri will liegm ox
perji'.enting as soon as sjiring open?.
The cxperia'ont is to be conducted en
land near Clayton, the county seat.
This noven-.eiit is the result f au
tT3n?tr.?7" --"? 7n-3:i'ii .-&
mi r. ni u, ?it - rr if m i rnvTHrundir-TmK .-aw "-3t h nrK- ji -rv. . -.pirm u
Scene in the Home Economics Department, where University of Missouri g
action taken by the last session of the .
state legislature. A bill was passed j
providing that county courts might aj '
propriate monej' for the establishment
of county experiment stations to b
run under the supervision of the ex
periment station in Columbia.
Two counties have taken advantage
of the privilege. They are St. Loui.'
a'ld .Jasper counties. The station in
Jasper county has been in operation
almost a year. It is on a farm no-tr
Carthage, where ten acres are devoted
to soil experiment :ti:d twenty acres to
experiments in crops.
The exact site for such a station m
St. Louis county lias not been chose:;.
Several men have offered to give free
ur,c of their land. Among these men
M. P.. Creensfolder. a m?mb?r of
tiie State IViaid of Agriculture and a
termer student in the College of Agri
culture. Term C ..-5e r.l Caj:c Girardeau.
Dr. V. I.. Howard, professor of hor
ticulture, ar.d C. A. Wilson. insirucl-r
in animal husLamlrj-. will go to Cape
Girardeau February li to take pan
in a short course in agriculture that
v.-;il be given ihsre by the College in"
Agriculture and the state normal
re l'ooi. A similar course was given
in Cape C'rardcau last year, ar.d the
College of Agriculture sent five m:i
JURY COULD NOT DECIDE.
Case cf J. A. Kart Against Orlando
Hitt to be Retried.
A jury in the circuit court could not
decide whether or not Orlando Hilt
ought to be required to pay a ?.1uu note
to J. A. Hart, and no verdict was re
turned in tiis case. The case will be
retried at the next term of circuit
Halt was suing Hitt, a bartender,
for the value of whisky which he says
he gave to hitt. Ilitt says that the
amount represents a board bill. Ilitt
claims that he was forced to sign the
note, and on this account he refuses
to pay it.
FIFTY DAYS FOR BEING ARMED
A Ne3ro Will Work for the County
and Receive No Pay.
Harrison Rice, a ncgio, pleaded
guilty to carrying concealed weapons
and was sentenced to serve fifty days
in the county jail by Judge Thurmond
jesterday in the circuit court. The
sheriff was instructed to hire him to
v.ork for the county and use his
wages to pay the costs of the trial.
Smith White, a negro, is on trial to
day charged with assaulting Charles
Henderson, a negro, with intent to kill
i him. Henderson was cut in the face
by White at a negro dance last De
MISS BOUCHELLE VERY ILL.
She Was Severely Burned While Clean
ing Gloves with Gasoline.
Miss Emma Bouchelle, of 702 Col
lege Avenue, who was severely burned
while cleaning a pair of gloves with
gasoline more than a week ago, is
reported to be in a dangerous condi
tion. Miss Bouchelle was working with
a bowl of gasoline when a lighted
match was thrown into it.
'Providing the (Jirls in the.
Home Economics Class j
Cook and Serve it. I
mI OAI JL1 lO Vii'.I JiLAbl
l.' it.:. w l i ii 'nailer wuu tue church. .Mr. How.
Lerythmg Is W eighcd to the, ,ent , r !i,e.,::,I!S u ., lirol;i
r paction ot an Ouuc:
Served hv Rules.
Can j ct: ttrve a good n.eal to sov.'n I
;-or.:ons for .fi.T.")'.' Tile girls in Vv ,
lone e:oroi!.i( s depart iM-nt of l!.c '
1'niversity of Missouri saj il is "j:isj,"
and they alwajs have so:iio:h;:.g lot t.
but there are never any num pres-'nt.
lh girls are taking turn about, two,
at a time, in preparing luncheons,
They cook enough for themselves, two
quests, two waitresses and tin "in -
specter," who of course doesn't like
to eat, but lastes things just to de
termit'.e the grades the girls should frankness with which the letters have
receive. They are graded on the cook- been answered," said Mr. Howell. "I
iug itself and ihe way in which the ' have been able to get many sugges
n'eal is served. To lift even one glass ' tions from them which will be valu
irora the tablo in refilling it counts , able in making the church (ill its mis-
one mark off.
The kitchen in the department was,
a ba.-y s e::e Saturday afternoon. Miss
cim.i .;o:u::;un anu jiis.s .wa:gariic
i.right were going to have tn";n
luncheon at li o'clock. With sharp
butcherknives they started to work.
The lirst thing to be cooked was a
three-pound red snapper. Uut who
would cut oif its head? It took both
:tf the girls to decide and both to cut
ii off. The lisli was tut-n s.-a'cl and
'.'.-epared f r ths ov?n. Wl:-3:! tap
' '-.trircmeler reic-iei! the heat "jus
n-.".!," tie !ish wa- ;-ut iit the st..ve to
took. Thj p.'ti.to.'.; wore coIvCd next,
and t'l.'ii the bread. The "company
china" and silverware were put in
'eai-ii ready for use.
At 0 o'clock the guests arrived. The
cooks" bt an e hostesses and sat
own to eat with their gui-sis. Two
rthcr gills i:i the department. Miss
Lus ile Linton and Miss Maigaret I5i:ig-h::!-i
acted as waitresses.
After the lumheon was over and
the guest.: had gone, the hostesses and
waitresse's went to the kitchen to talk
things over. As thsy all chatted, the
girls who had waited on the table sal
down to eat, but in less state than
they had served.
"I didn't serve to the wrong side
I mean the right, did I?" "How did
li'.y pudding taste?" "Was I awkward
n carving the fish?" These were sonic
of ihe questions, all asked by different
ones at the same time.
An exact account was kept of everj--thi!:g
used in the cooking. In fact it
was v eighed to the fraction of an
ounce. The girls could almost have
ligured out how much each guest ate.
but they didn't. It wouldn't have been
The menu was served in five courses,
Cream Celery Soup Crackers
Red Snapper (baked!, Tartar Sauce
Creamed Peas Potatoes (half shell)
Spoon Dread Dili Pickles
Fruit Salad Wafers
TESTS COWS FOR TUBERCULOSIS "" "' Mlsscnri l.a l.cen sub-
!U:ttcd to the glee club board. 1 11"
I petition also states that the caps w:l!
Persons Drinking Infected Milk Are ! ,)e .l!( , 1y tho Ilic..i,t,rs if th
Liable to Take Disease. I ,.,., ,-,, intf ll(1ilt
Dr. IX V. Lucke.v, state veterinarian,
tested the milch cows of Frank ('. Har-
ris and Dr. P. J. Mitchell last Saturday , effect that no money would be ad
morning for tuberculosis. They were 1 vanced to the Glee and Mandolin clubs
found to be healthy.
In giving the tuberculin test, which
is done free of charge, the temperature
of a cow is taken three times, three
hours apart. The cow is then vacci
nated and nine hours later the tem
peratures are taken again, every two
hours for four times. If there is no
rise in temperature the cow is in a
A person using the milk from a
tuberculin cow is liable to be affected
by tuberculosis germs.
The complete schedule of the
final semester examinations at the
University of Missouri will be
found on another page of this issue.
TWENTY CRITICISE THE CHURCH
Re '. W. J. Hcv.cll Has ReeiveH
Lite's with Siigsca'.ior.s.
v i:ty persons in Columbia a'.read
i nave sent '.utters to the Rev. V. Jasper
Uox.e'.l. pastor of the Kitst Bapt..,: ,
church, telling want they think is t! o .
t nailer with the
Mr. Howe! ,
sional and bus.ne.-s men in Columbia
.lskiag tl.em ..hr.t they b-lieve to be
i'::e matter with the church and how i
it might be inproiod. j
Tie u.inv.e.s sj far received have;
discuss the siio-tooieings of tile church
and Mr. Towel! says that in most in
stances tie criticisms are just. He
refused to give out the letters in de-
iris learn to ccok and serve meals.
tail, as he is reserving them for the
i si.bstance of his lirst sermon in a
1 series that will be preached next
"I am specially pleased with the
ion more fully."
SUMMER COURSE IN FARMING.
i Circulars to be Sent Out Telling cf Its
A circular will be sent out scon
from the University of .Missouri a's
nouncir.g the short course in agricul
ture which will be given in the sum-
met- session of Kilo. Dr. J. D. Mllilf,
..,:: mo-tly from nembers of the uisi-j a:- ung the arthles kept in safety de
vtrsity fa i-iiy and students. The; , posit aults? Who would have
I director of the summer school session. ; took bis advice and tried this road,
expects 200 teachers to enroll in the ( which one of their number later de
i course. j scribed as "long and circuitous and
The College of Agriculture of th"
Univcrs'ty .:" ?.': ''.,uri was the fir-t
'tiotitt-tion in An erlci to provide such
a course. The- purpose of the ..wis
is to equip the teachers of ihe schools
ot the state for teaching agriculture.
Instruction was given last summer in
awonomy, a;nma! l nsbandry and hor -
tieulture. The course will be enlarged
this j car.
HE WAS AFP.AiO OF "A 1910."
.c3r0 Jar.itor Feared the New Comet
Would Hit Academic Hall.
Two students were talking about ".-
lfio." That's the name of the comet
which is now visible in the west at '
o'clock in the evening. They were
standing at Hitt Street and Conley
"I hope it does not strike Academic
Hall the next time it passes over." said
one of the students jokingl.v. Jim. the
negro janitor at the Missouri Store,
was sweeping the sidewalk and over
heard the conversation. He glanced
up and saw the comet for the lirst
"Law's sake, I'm goin' to get my pay
and get out of here." he exclaimed, as
be dropped his broom and went to find
kllmer Carey, the manager of the
THEY'D HAVE PRIVATE PULLMAN
nd Mandolin Clubs Also Ask for
Free Hate and Pictures.
A petition askirg a six-day tour in
a private Pullman car. free hats an
free pictures, signed by the nicmb-r.-
! of tl.e Cilee and Mandolin clubs of the
j The petition is tiie result of
I action of the board, which is to th"
of this year, and that the university
would not be responsible for any in
debtedness incurred by the clubs on
their annual trip. The board also de
cided that the indebtedness incurred
in former years should be made up by
the clubs of this year and the j-ears to
follow. A meeting of the board will
be held this week to consider the re
quest made bj' the clubs.
Call 55 (Double 5) to get the Mia
sourian business office by telephone.
EGGS AT 40 CENTS
TEiPTEO A TIE
Five Dozen Were Taken
From a Kitchen Shelf on
WHILE A DANCE WAS HELD
the Faniilv Had Krrle.ss
Cake lor Their Dinner
How socn will the egg be classed
thought that the one-time ordinarj
egg ever could have taken the place
in the affection or the thief that
watches and rings and other kinds of
jewelry once had. lint eggs at 41)
cents a dozen are too great a tempta
tion for the robber. Here is the
Mrs. D. I. Draflin, who lives at 1014
University Avenue, had five dozen
eggs Saturday night. Sunday morn
ing she had none. A dance at the
house that night gave the thief his
opportunity-. Sunday morning she had
an eggless broakiast. At Sunday din
ner she had an eggless cake.
"The kitchen door was open." said
.Mrs. Drailin yesterdaj-. "I suppose
someone passing through the yard
saw the eggs and took them. We did
not discover the loss until the next
CARRIED THREE ACROSS CREEK
The Wanderings of a Party of Three
Seniors Sunday Afternoon.
X. C. Mann now a hero, his friends
say played the part of Saint Chris
topher Sunday night and carried three
men across Hinkson creek, one at a
time. Mr. Mann, however, claims no
distinction or honor. He says it was
the result of accident that be saved
his companions from remaining out
A party of seniors, including be
sides Mr. Mann J. A. Chiverton, (1. S.
Templeton and L. X. Van Hook, went
out Sunday afternoon for a "little
stroll" in the direction or Rock bridge.
As they returned they met a patriar
chal farmer who told them that the
Stone Quarry road was a shelter and
, better way back to Columbia. Thev
muddy again as the other road."
When they reached the Hinkson
the snn had gone down and they were
unable to find a crossing.
They started bj- moonlight to build
a ford out of loose stones. When it
appeared to be safe Mann started
1 across. But either he slipped or the
', construction gave way, and he foil in
the middle of the current. Then it
was he offered to carry the others
aetoss. The party reached home
about S o'clock.
VICTIM OF HORSE'S KICK.
Cla-kscn Rollins, Who Was Kicked in
the Face Sunday, Is Out Today.
Clarkson Rollins, a son of (L B. Rol
lins, of S05 Providence Road, who was
kicked in the face b- a horse Sunday
morning, is better todaj-. He was con
lined te his bed Sundaj' afternoon and
all day yesterdaj-, but is able to be out
toi'aj-. There are two gashes n his
face where the horse's hoof struck
one on his forehead and one on his
Mr. Rollins was leading his joung
horse along the road for exercise. Be
fore he had gone far a dog barked and
bit at the horse's heels. This made
the horse whirl around and kick. In
stead of striking the dog the horse's
hoof struck Mr. Rollins in the face.
It was found necessarj- to have the
i.iarKson icomns is employed in nis
j father's oltice near Kighlh Street and
1 I ilroadwaj-. He is 2. years obi.
GERMAN CLUB GAVE PROGRAM
Second Year Class Recited Heine's
Poems and Heard Them Sung.
The German Club held a H'-ine
Schumann evening in the women's
r.tlors of Academic Hall last night.
I-Iae h poem was recited by a student
in Miss Caroline Stewart's second-year
German class, and then sung by Mrs.
C. B. Sebastian. The words of the
poems were bj- Heine: the music by
The program was, "Die I-otosblume,"
C. K. Ragsdale; "Ein Juengling liebt
ein Maedchen," Miss Grace Ingrurn;
"Die Rose, die Lilie," H. W. Picher;
'Du hist wie eine Blume," FI. T. Under
reiner; "Ich GroIIe Nicht," Miss Mary
K. Black; "Im Wundcrschoenen Monat
Mai." O. P. Newberry; "Die Lorelei,"
H. V. Smoot; "Die Grcnadiore," Miss
Ida V. Flowers.