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SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 1911
In and Of Missouri
The s.lioe manufacturing mdustry
of tbo United States has shifted from
Massachusetts to Missouri, according
ta recent statistics.
Local physicians requested that the
! Governor and Mrs. Hadley should not
have the tree, because of fear that
the gathering of children would
spread the disease
A big Chrtetniaa trco was held at
ho county poorhouse of Macon coun
ty this year in which ah.iottt very
resident of the comity was h stock
holder. Every inmate cr the institu
tion received a Christmas present.
This is the first tic c that a courly
Christmas tree- has ever been held in
that part of tho state.
The city of Gallatin in Daviess
county, has a city park a block
souare, which is the gift to the city
of A. M. Dockcry, former governor of
Missouri, who lives there. It is
called Dockcry Park. Mr. Dockcry
takes a great interest in tho city's
welfaro and many long gravel roads
and beautiful streets aro due to his
""untiring efforts for civic beautlfication
The state of Missouri which has
long been known as tho sovereign
r jrulo state has now been surpassed
bj Texas, according to recent statie-
" ties. Texas raises an average of 43.",-
000 mules a year now, while Missouri
only raises 240,000. As a general
farming stato Missouri ranks fifth in
raising S39.000 horses a year; sixth
In raising 1,733.000 cattle; third in
raising 3,812,000 hogs, and fourth in
raising 191,000,000 bushels of com.
The Hev. J. K. Cowau, pastor, of the
Auxrasse Presbyterian church, in Au
drain county, recently celebrated his
forty-ninth year at tho same church.
Ho preached the first sermon in the
church in tbo fall of 1SC1 as the first
pastor of the little church.It was
at a troublesome time. Just at the be
ginning or the Civil War. Tho pastor
met tho members of his elmreh each
Sunday during the war and ihruugh
tho years that havo passed. Tho
church was on tho old Boone's Lick
church was on the old Doono's Licit
trail, over which passed thousands of
travelers from Kcntucy, Virginia and
tho Kastern states to tho wilderness
or tho AVcst. Along this road can
still be seen in many places rows of
dilapidated and crumbling log cabins
which wore tho slave quarters of observer is not in tho least aware
Inrirft iilniitfif IaAl' nlmnl lliA Sum tl.n '
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the Heverond Cowan fir.it I-cc.ihil- the
pastor ol tho little Presbyterian
church. Many of his first congrega
tion aro dead, but tboso who are liv
ing intend to hold a golden anniver
sary of his pastorate next year.
C. A. II.
ters arrayed like unto (and occasion
ally by) Solomon giro a glee club
concert before fair damsels and their
mothers, a company ot clever youths
train desperately and give a three-
act play, some two score preternatur
ally energetic fresumen or sopho
mores bicycle through snowdrifts to
get a professor's signature to a two
line log in tho News, the field and
river are crowded with teams and
crews in tho fall and spring, tho gym
nasium is illuminated every winter
night for wrestlers, fencers, boxers
and swimmers, the fence is songful
of warm evenings, automobiles and
polo ponies fill tho streets, dories and
catboats the harbor and sound in and
out of season, the raucous cry of the
golfer who has lost his ball or the
tennis player who has collapsed at
a solar plexus smite the net echo over
woodland and city lot and this is
about all that the average observer of
college life sees of it.
"Generally speaking, the average
The first Chautauqua ever founded
in the state of Missouri was at Mays
vlilo in DeKalb county. Annual ses
sions which havo been held there for
fifteen years havo caused that meet-
ing to bo called tho "Mother Chau
tauqua" of Missouri. The yearly as
semblage is one of the largest in the
Northwestern part of the state. It is
held on the farm of S. V. Cooke and
Son. who are among the largest rais
ers of Holstein-Fresian cattle in Missouri.
The College World.
For tho first time in twenty-'lvo
years there was no Christmas tree at
tho executive mansion this year for
the children of Jefferson City. The
reason that tho Christmas festivities
wore lacking at tho Governor's home
this year was because of the preva-
"Tho obvious in college life, as well
as iu other kinds ot life, occasionally
needs a special town crier all to itself
to secure attention," says tho Yale
Alumni Weekly. "Vo become accus
tomed to this or that, and forthwith
forget about it. The Yale News has
just completed a straw vote of the
Yale undergraduates on what the
most important thing in college life
really is, and, as was qulto to be ex
pected, the vote was heavily in favor
of Phi Keta Kappa. This has been
taken up moro or less generally by
the man in the street outside of the
campus and remarked upon cither as
an evidence of unusual conditions at
JYalo this year, or as Indicating a
mistake in counting the votes by the
News editors. ,
"All that the general public ever
comes to know to any extent about
collego life is jio spectacular side.
Eleven football players iu front of
30.000 rapt spectators stave off a
leuco of scarlet fever in the city. ' stronger team, a score or more choria
that the majority of college under
graduates havo a healthy interest in
what they came to college for. We
hate always had a reeling that the
'typical undergraduate' who was be
labored by his critics on this point
would turn out, in most case3, to bo
a straw man it his interim were in
vestigated. The instructor who finds
his classes uninterested in his lec
tures would do best, in many cases,
to find out first whether his lectures
were interesting; the critic who gets
out statistics to show that the under
graduate is moro attached to his
banjo than his classics would best
first discover whether his undcrgradu
ntu is not wasting his time over his
classics and would not lay aside his
banjo wcro be provided with an in
tellectual pabulum which bis mind
could digest. Tho fault is not with
tho student, very often, when the
dean lias to Invite him in for a little
friendly conference about hi3 stand
ing In his intellectual community.
The average healthy collego boy ad
miros brains always, just as ho ad
mires physical prowess and sturdl
ness of spirit. The popularly held
conception of this matter is largely a
As a result of taking a holiday to
celebrate a football victory, more
than fifty students in Denver Univer
sity will receive low grades the first
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