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COLUMBIA. MISSOURI. SUNDAY, MAY 29, 1910.
MUMS FATE IN
Verdict Favoring Cabinet
Member is Expected in
Many Enthusiastic Women
in the Room -The Talk
By T ni ted Press:
WASIIIXOTOX. 1). C.-May US. The
cast' (if Clifford I'inchot and Clavis ver
sus Secretary Ballinger was given lo
today to the congressional jury, which
is expected to return a verdict favor
ing Ballinger. The committee today
listened iO the arguments ot counsel
on both sides. Attorney Vertrees
siioko for Ballinger and Attorney
Hrandeis for Glavis. Vertrees in his
argument supported his conteutioii
thai a "conspiracy existed to remove
Hrandeis clung to the facts as pre
sented in the evidence, characteriz
ing Ballinger as one who represented
the interests. The applause at the
dose of the arguments lasted live
minutes. Many enthusiastic women
were in the crowd. Chairman Xel
son ot th committee thanked the at
torneys and announced that the com
mittee would take up work on tin
evidence .June 11. Both sides vill
Thirty Thousand Saw the
Fast 200-Mile Motor Race
By United I'ress: ,
IXDIAXAI'OLIS. Ind.. May 2S
JLcailing by an even lap in the 200
mile trophy race here today, llarroun.
in a-.-Marmon car, won, establishing a
now' world's record. It was a wonder
ful exliibition. He beat Cheaverolet's
time at Atlanta fifteen seconds.
JLyncli, in a Jackson car, was sec
ond; Aiken, in a National, Third. Thir
ty thousand persons saw the race.
In the free-for-all race Lyttle was
pinned beneath the car when it turn
ed turtle. One of his legs was frac
tured. Aiken won the 10-mile, Old
lield the .Vmilo, and Silas Wilcox, the
KANSAS CITY SCHOOLS LEAD
Report of State Examiner Shows
Largest Classes There.
Two thousand two hundred and
sixly-eight students will be graduated
from 12C accredited high school this
year. Prof. .T. D. Klliff, high school
examiner of the University of Mis
souri, has just completed his visit to
the different high schools of the state
and finds that the largest number of
students will be graduated from the
Central high school of Kansas City,
17!); fololued by Wcstport high school
of Kansas City with 177; .Manual
Training high school, Kansas City,
1C0. McKinley high school leads the
St. Louis high schools with 1.".2. Next
in order ate Central high school. St.
Louis. 101; Springfield high school.
It:'.; St. .Joseph Central high school,
S:t; Oklahoma City, Okla., high school,
7.".. The sizes of tho classes grad
uated from the other schools vary
from torly-three to two.
"CYANIDE" IS VERY SICK
Cyanide is seriously ill. Cyanide you
know is a dog, tho Tigers' mascot. It
is feared bv his attending surgeon
that he may not live. Poison is thought
fo bo tho cause of his sickness. "Cy"
wandered away from his home, 720
Maryland place. Friday afternoon for
a stroll. When ho returned he did
not play in the front yard with Mil
licent and Malcom Gibson, his two lit
tle playmates, the children of Dr. .J. A
Gibson, tho assistant football coach.
He walked dejectedly in the house
and la down.
This was so different from his usual
action th.u Doctor Gibson had a chat
with him. "Cy," said, in dog language
of course, that he was sick. Dr. .1. V .
Conaway was summoned. He decided
that Cy had been poisoned.
Call 5r (Double 5) to get the Mis
sourian's business office by telephone.
WORLD'S AUTO RECORD
COOLER WEATHER PROMISED
Skies Today Will Be Fair, the Colum
bia Forecast Says.
The forecast for Columbia anil vicin
ity for today is: "Generally fair and
The lowest temperature yesterday
was ."G at ." a. in. The highest tem
perature was S2 at 2 p. m.
DICKEY MADE TOP GRADE
Two Other M. U. Students Tied For
Charles W. Dickey of .Marshiield, Mo.
a senior in the School of Law of the
University of .Missouri received a
grade of !i().S.-, (!,- highest grade of
anyone in the state bar examination
at .loll 'ivon City, Mo., two weeks ago.
The students who took the examina
tion rocl-ived their olh'cial grades this
morning. Dickey has completed the
DO IT NOW!
Get a petition for the University Mill Tax at Room No. 17, Academic
Take it homo with you and obtain signatures at once!
Return petition to Alumni Recorder, Columbia, Missouri.
Every student has an excellent chance to work for a "Greater Uni
versity." DO IT NOW!
law course in two years. Two other
students in the School ol Law ot th
University lied for second place; they
are: W. F. Schulte of Washington,
-Mo., Karl llirsh or Chillicothe, Mo.
Schulte and Dickey are members of
the I'lii Alpha Delta law fraternity,
llirsh is a member of the 1'hi Delta
Students from the University of Mis
souri ranked highest in the examina
tions. Of the 112 who took the exam
ination ninety eight passed. Of the
thirty from tin University only thrco
Columbia May Re on lloute
ol' Engineering Corps From
If Columbia and other tows along
the route show a proper spirit they
may have the opportunity of seeing
a company of the engineering corps
of the regular United States army
from Tort Leavenworth march throng:1.
Missouri on a 200-inile-tc.st-tranip. A
company has been ordered to march
200 miles of their trip from Fort
Leavenworth to Fort Benjamin Harri
son next September. The secretary
of war in his order specified that they
might make their march on either
end of the route, traveling the re
mainder ot tneir way by train.
The s"crctary of the Commercial
Club, K. B. Cauthorn, has a letter
asking him to aid other towns between
here and Kansas City in getting the
soldiers to do their tramping on this
end of the route. They will bo asked
to march from tlie fort to Kansas
''ity, then through Jackson, Lafayette.
Saline, Howard, and Boone counties,
leaving their supply wagons and other
encumbrances at Mexico, and taking
tho train thare for Fort llenjamin
Harrison in Indiana.
The Columbia Commercial Club will
investigate the matter at once and
may send a request to the commanding
general of the department of the Mis
souri at Omaha that he order "this
end marched' on." Ho will tell the
general in his letter of tho superior
adantag-s ot Iloone county as a
marching place, about its good roads,
plentiful food and water for men and
horses, and tho welcome which will
be given the "hoys in blue" at their
MADDOX AGAIN MANAGER
Head of Co-Operative Store Re-elected
J. S. Maddox. manager of the Uni
versity Co-operative store will be man
ager or the store again Tor next year.
He was re-elected at a meeting or the
Board of Managers of the store yes
The board voted to enlarge the store
next year, and to add various new
liti3S or student supplies. The store
will continue in the basement of Aca
demic hall. Dr. C. M. Jackson, a' mem
ber or the board said yesterday after
noon the business or the store is in a
satisfactory condition, and many new
lines will be added next year.
The members of tho Co-operative
Store board arc: Prof. L. M. Defoe,
Prof. E. W. Himon. ProL W. L. How
ard, Dr. W. C. Bek. Dr. C. M. Jack
son, W. X. Deatherage, A. O. Alexan
der, P. M. Brandt, and A. B. Wilder.
Missouri Second in the Con
test at DesMoines for Val
K. U. SCORES 31 POINTS
Tigers First in 440 and 2-Mile
Tied in Pole Vault
Total Score 2:J.
Special to the Missourian.
DES MOIXES. la.. May 28. Kansas
is the .Missouri Valley track champion.
The Jayhawkers won the Valley
meet at Des Moines today taking live
firsts. The scores weiv: Kansas. 31;
Missouri, 2:!; Nebraska, 22 1-2; Wash
A small crowd watched the meet.
The track was slow and a hard wind
blew during the contests.
Missouri won first in the 410-yard
dash and the two-mile run and tied
lor first place in the pole vault. Th"
Tigers got fceiond in the discus throw,
the SSO-y.ird run and tiie relay.
Steele ran the two-mile in 9:."iG, and
I'.ermond won the 410 in U..10 1-.1. Stev
ens competed in the pole-vault for
.Missouri ai.d A. W. Hohcrts in the dis
cus tii row.
IT'LL BE DRESS SUITS NEXT
"Will Be Different" When Women
Dine at U. D. Club.
Three students were yesterday be
moaning that the University Dining
club is not "what it used to he." They
evidently had voted against admitting
University women to the club next
"Wc don't have any excitement any
more," said one.
"In the 'old days' a man who would
fight for 'dollar and a half grub could
get elected to anything."
"Xow they fine you if you drop a
cup on the floor. Why we used to
have fellows who became so expert
they could hit a student in the ear
with a biscuit clear across the room,"
chimed in one of :ho others who is now
an "old inhabitant."
"They don't even1 call syrup 'slick'
anymore" moaned the third student.
"Xow they have admitted women to
the club. In another year you'll have
to wear a dress suit to dinner. I'm
glad I get my degree this year."
DON'T WATCH FOR POSTMEN
Tomorrow No Mail Deliveries Will be
There will be no mail delivery in
Columbia tomorrow, Decoration Day.
Tho carriers' windows will be open
lrom !)::() until 10:30 a. m. Oil legal
holidays there is usually one delivery,
but to allow the carriers to attend the
convention of letter carriers in Col
umbia, the change has been made.
Gray Wolf Killed In Boone.
The hide of a gray wolf, killed on
the tarm or William T. Johnson, naar
McBaine, was sold in Columbia yester
day. Special for
You can have the Missourian delivered to your door six times
a week for one year for $2. To obtain this rate it will be necessary
to subscribe this week.
The University Missourian now has 2017 subscribers. More than
1C0 news subscribers were added Friday and Saturday.
A four, six, or eight page newspaper every day for twelve months
for S2. It will be $4 a year after this week.
Leave your subscription at the Missourian office, 17 North Eighth
street this week and save 52, or mail your check to the Missou
rian, Columbia, Mo.
For the accommodation of studdnts a table has been, placed in
Academic Hall where you can subscribe tomorrow (Monday).
Sangamon County Grand Ju
ry Returns True Rills
THREE STATE SENATORS
Investigation Followed Con
fession of White in Chi
By United Press:
SPRIXGFIELD, 111., May 2S. The
biggest sensation in the Illinois brib
ery scandals came tonight, when the
Sangamon County grand jury return
ed indictments against four members
ot the state legiMaturc.
The indicted legislators are: Rep
resentative Joseph Clark, charged
with conspiracy to bribe; Senator
Peniberlon, same charge; Senator
Ilroderick, charged with bribery, and
Senator Iloltslow, charged with con
spiracy to bribe.
The indictments grew out of recent
exposure of conditions in the last Illi
nois legislature by the Chicago Trib
une. The Tribune several weeks ago
began a campaign against the grafters
by publishing a signed and sworn con
fession by Representative White.
White swore that he had been paid
$1,000 to vote for William Lorimer
for senator. He told also of tho divis
ion ot a "jack-pot" among several Ill
inois legislators at the Southern Hotel
in St. Louis.
Politicians throughout the state are
Intensely excited over the develop
ments in the Lorimer bribery charges.
Several additional arrests are expected
in Springfield tonight.
Tho Chicago Tribune tomorrow will
say: "If a rat squeaking in the trap
into which its greed has led it can be
pitiful, then Senator Lorimer was pit
iful yesterday in Washington."
Today for the First Time
Decoration Day Will He
Today for the first time Columbia
will observe Decoration Day."
Members of the different Sunday
Schools will meet in their various
churches at 2 o'clock tomorrow after
noon and march to Xinth and Broad
way at 2:30 o'clock. From there
they will go to the cemetery led by
tho University of Missouri band.
Tho exercises at the cemetery will
be brief. Prayer will he offered by a
pastor of one of Columbia's churches
and an address will he given by X. T.
Gantry. The members of a number
of tho church choirs, forming a large
union choir will sing accompanied by
"We are anxious," said E. W. Steph
ens, president of the Commercial
Club yesterday morning, "that every
one who goes take flowsrs and that
every grave will be decorated. We
want our people to not only decorate
the graves of their friends, but all
the graves. I am greatly pleased
with the interest that has been taken
in the decoration day plans. Tlie peo
ple have been very kind and hae as
sisted us in many ways."
Captian Herschel Tupes, of th. Mis
souri Military School will act as mar
shal of the day.
Batteries Boston, Mattern and ( Ira
ham; Brooklyn, Barger and Bergen.
Philadelphia 2 10 1
Xew Y-irk :; a i
Batteries Philadelphia. " Maronoy
and Dooin; Xew York, Math.wson
St. Louis o 4 2
Cincinnati .( y i
Batteries St. Louis, Willis and
Phelps; Cincinnati, Casper and Mc
Lean. Pittsburg ii ;i ;;
Chicago . . . .' si ) n
Batteries Pittsburg. Leilield. Phil
lips and Gibson; Chicago. Richie and
St. Louis ",
Batteries St. Louis, Lako
Stephens; Cleveland. Mitchell and Be
nds. Washington 4 , 2
Xew York . :t G 1
Battel ies Washington, Walker and
Street; Xew York, Manning and Swee
Philadelphia II 12 2
Boston :i i :;
Batteries Philadelphia, Plank and
Thomas; Boston, Wood and Corridon.
Detroit !l l!: 0
Chicago 1 2 0
Batteries Detroit, Mullin, Brown
ing and Casey; Chicago, White, Lang
Arkansas Press Association
Approves Work of School
MORRILTOX, Ark., May 2S The
State Press Association adjourned
Thursday at noon after selecting Jon
esboro as the next place of meeting
and selecting officers as iollows: R.
E. Bradford, Lonoke, president; .1. A.
Livingston, Russellville; J. A. Hand,
Yellville; John P. Stafford. Spring
dale, vice presidents; Earl W. Hodges,
Little Rock, corresponding secretary;
T. L. Pound, Danville, recording sec
retary; Powell S. Carden, Malvern, fi
nancial secretary; C. E. Cruce, Mor
rilton, historian; T, E. Wood, Marian
na, orator; Dan Hogan, Huntington,
Tho following resolution was pass
ed by unanimous vote.
Resolved, That we cordially en
dorse the establishment of wcll
emiipped and properly directed
schools of journalism, which will
train men and women for larger and
more effective public service in the
profession of journalism; as pre
sented in the address of Walter Will
iams, dean of the school of journal
ism of the University or Missouri,
and exemplified by that school.
James Hale or St. Louis addressed
the meeting tday. The editors de
parted this evening for Russellville
and Fayctteville on an excursion.
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 53
Prof. Davenport Delivers Address at
Fifty-three seniors in the University
High School received diplomas Friday
night at the commencement exercises.
Twenty-five or tho graduates received
diplomas lrom the Columbia High
School and twenty-eight received dip
lomas rrom tho School of Education
High School. Tho two schools
have been combined all year, but it
was desired that the graduates of the
school and the diplomas lie divided
according to previous enrollment. The
diplomas were given by W. H. Hays,
superintendent of public schools in
Columbia, and J. L. Meriam, professor
of tlie theory and practice or teaching
in tho University.
The commencement address was de
livered by Dr. H. J. Davenport, pro
ressor or economics in the University.
C.lenn Babb delivered an oration on
the "Monroe Doctrine" and Fred Dea
ton an oration on "Municipal Govern
ment." Joseph Elllff gave a flute solo
and Miss Lucile Shepard a violin solo.
Other music was furnished by the
girls' and hoys' orchestra.
New Wabash Train Today.
The new Wabash train which de
parts at 4:30 o'clock each afternoon
and returns at 7:30 oeiock at night
will start today. The other changes
in the schedule announced last week
will also go into effect today.
Executive Board to Meet.
The Executive Board or the Univer
sity or Missouri will meet here tomorrow.
IT'S TO BE CALLED
Those Who Gave for a "Stu
dent Ruilding' May
Have Monev Rack.
FINAL ACTION TAKEN.
Advisory Committe of the
Association Settled tlie
Y. M. C. A. building or Student bulldf
That question no longer is to be a
subject or discussion. It is the Y. M.
C. A. building and so it is to be called;
Thoso who contributed toward tho
erection of the structure, under the
impression that they were giving
money for a 'Student building," may
have tho amount they gave returned
to them merely Tor the asking. All
this was decided at a meeting of the
advisory committee or tho Y. M. C. A.
Friday afternoon. This statement sign
ed by II. S. Philhrick, secretary, was
given out, alter the meeting:
"The present advisory committee Of
the Y. M. C. A. finds itselt facing the
following situation which it did not
create, but with which it has to deal
"On the one hand during nineteen'
years, an amount in the neighborhood
of ?r,.",000 was contributed for a Y. M.
C. A. building, and on tho other hand'
as a result ot a campaign largely In
BlOt and 1U0.", an amount in the neigh
borhood ot' ?1,500 was contributed for
a "Student building." The committee
is unable to find any practical way by
which the pledges implied In those
two conflicting purposes can be recon
ciled, consequently the most practi
cal plan or settling the difficulty seema
to the committee to be the reimburse
ment of thoso contributing to the,
"This has already been done in the
caso of certain Individuals, and the
committee takes this opportunity of
asking those who contributed to the
"Student building" fund to so Inform
B. F. Hoffman, chairman of the ad
visory committee, at the earliest op
portunity. "After reasonable investigation, pay
ment will be made in the order of pri
ority of presentation, as rapidly aa
funds for that purpose can be secured
by the committee. In taking thla
action tho committee desires to call
attention to the fact that the aim of
the Y. M. C. A. is to benefit the men
or the University. All men In the
University, whether members of tha
association or not, are welcome to the
reading and reception rooms and to
tlie benefit of the employment bureau!
The club rooms are held free of all
charges as meeting places for student
"Associate membership in the Y. M.
C. A., is without religious qualifica
tions, and entitles tho student to all
the privileges of the building."
TWO FACTORIES MAY COME
Commercial Club is Corresponding
Now With Two Firms.
The Columbia Commercial Club Is ta
correspondence with two manufac
turing concerns which aro considering
Columbia as a location for their fac
tories. One firm manufactures pure
copper cable lightning rods and the
other makes manure spreaders.
Tho lightning rod factory is at pres
ent in another Missouri town and the
manufacturer of the manure spreaders
is in Ohio. Both say that they ars
going to move soon and that if they
come to Columbia they will remain
hero permanently. They have prom
ised to send definite information Boon
as to their capacity number of men
employed, and what they required aa
inducements to locate here.
The Ohio man is at present employ
ed in the factory of a farm machinery
manufacturer. He ha3 Invented an
improved manure spreader and will
leave his present employer and start
a factory of his own, making at first
exclusively the spreaders.
GERARD ROBINSON DEAD
Native of Howard County, Had Been
III Several Years.
Gerard Robinson, r.O years old, died
at his home northwest of Columbia at
1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. For
several years Mr. Robinson had been
ill with cancer. Funeral services will
ho held this morning at Ashland
church, in Howard county.
Mr. Robinson was born In Howard
county and lived most his life there.
He leaves a wife and daughter, Mlfla