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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 1912.
TWO 1 CROWDS
Standing Room Only at the
Quad Club Pretbrmances
3FF TO KANSAS CITY TODAY
Success of Last Year Is Again
Made by Musical Com
edy Com pan'.
The Quad Club "came back"
with another musical comedy hit
Friday night, and again last night,
when it presented "The Land of the
Toreador" to two standing-room-only
audiences at the Columbia Theater.
Remembering the success of last
year's play. Columbia and University
folk as many of them as the theater
could possibly hold went, satislied
that they would be amused. And
they were not disappointed.
Friday night at the initial produc
tion, the Toreadors Kent the crowded
house laughing and applauding until
nearly midnight. Every encore the
company bad planned in advance
was used and still the admirers "out
in front" insisted on others in the
musical numbers. Perhaps no play
given here by students has been more
pretentions in scenery, costumes and
range as this year's production of
the club- and that pleased the big
A Play That Pleased.
There was praise for the music
written by L. O. Muench; praise for
the comedy, itself, written by J. A.
Chenoweth and It. F. Lakenan, Jr.;
praise for the soloists, the chorus
and the pony ballet. A month's hard
work of rehearsing brought reward
In an attractive, smooth performance
of a light, musical play that pleased.
A deserter from the Tinted States
Army by a prize-light with the light
weight champion of .Mexico, won for
Revolutionists the government of that
country in the play. A New York
newspaper man at the University
he is George L. Itoyle who bellied
promote the light, was rewarded by
the hand of the daughter of the
.Mexican general. All the ollicers of
the I'nited States Army married
beautiful heiresses, and everybody
The plot deals with the recent
.Mexican Revolution. In three scenes
of lively songs and choruses the va
rious threads of the plot are com
bined. The curtain rises on the first
scene, with the Senoritas, Chituitas,
and Caballeros all in the .Mexican
costume of red and black, the men
wearing huge sombreros, while
sing the opening chorus, "In
Land of the Toreador."
The .Many Songs.
A "Hoarding School Chorus" of
girls Vera Holcomb, Elizabeth Phil
lips. Sarah Hale. .Mildred Hell, Alice
Sparks and Allene ISeauchanip in
college caps and gowns, is followed
by the duet, "Heroes," sung by
.Murphy and Burke, the two desert
ers, played by .Mr. Chenoweth and
.Mr. Lakenan. Variations on the
theme of why "I'd rather be a coward
alive than be a hero dead" were giv
en in response to the continued en
cores that followed this number.
"Sing .Me That Love Song Again,"
sung by .Miss Carmelita Anderson
and George L. Boyle, and "As Long
as the Hand Plays Dixie," by Joseph
):. ISrown with a chorus of soldiers
completed the first act.
The second scene at the Toreadors'
Rest was introduced by "The Idol."
sung by Frang 0. Schnaitman. the
landlord of the inn and the undis
puted lightweight champion of .Mex
ico, accompanied by a chorus. His
dancing drew much applause.
"Stroll With .Me Through Lovers'
Lane" was sung by Miss Jessie
Kaithel and the chorus.
Tlie "Itaggy Roberts Rag" chorus,
led by Murphy was followed by "I
Want the World to Know I Love
You" sung by Miss Josephine Hale,
and J. E. Ilrown.
riouer Over Hie Footlights.
".Mexicanna Anna" was sung by
Miss Carmelita Anderson, with
chorus. "Foolish, Fickle. Funny
Mary Ann." a duet by Miss Raithel
and Mr. Si hnaitman "Lavendar Lou"
led by .Mr. Lakenan with the "Laven
dar Chorus," and "Under Luna's
Looney Light" sung by Miss Hale,
with a rhorus of Moon Girls were
decided hits. The latter were ac
companied by appropriately striking
electrical effects. In the fina't the
entire company joined in praises of
the "Land or the Toreador."
Many lowers were received
across the footlights by the girls in
The characters in the order of
their appearance were: General
Xavez, commander-in-chief of the
Diaz forces. J. P. Glandon; Hob
Morgan, and adventurer, and former
newspaper man. Corge L. Boyle;
Anna Xavez, Miss Carmelita Ander
son; Kitty Phillips. "Everybody's
Pal" and Marjorie Phillips, "who
craves a uniform," Miss Josephine
Hale; Colonel Phillips, a wealthy
Southern planter, Sanford Howard;
the two deserters, Sergeant Murphy,
"Of the great family of Murphy,"
and Kid Burke, ex-lightweight cham
pion of. the world. Albert Chenoweth
and Robert Lakenan; Captain Adams
of the U. S. Army, Joseph E. Brown;
Sergeant Ross. W. G. Glorius; and
Alzonez De Coma, undisputed light
weight champion of Mexico and land
lord of the Toreadors Rest, Frank O.
The book and the lyrics were writ
ten by Mr. Chenoweth and Mr.
Lakenan. and the music by L. O.
Muench. The electrician was S. F.
Merriam; stage carpenter, 1). II.
Sosey. and property man. W. H.
Glorius. Faculty advisers were Prof.
Prof. George Lefevre and Prof. Frank
Those in the chorus were: James
Klein, William Phillips. John Stapel,
Frank Youmans Chester Fuller,
Charles Lynn. Warren Viley, Denver
Davison, W. L. Glorius, Earl Confer,
Arthur Bristow, Paul Simmons.
Marita Hodgman. nna Mary
.Mills. Olive Koken. Ramona Walters.
Dorothy Lewis. Katheryn Gentry,
Margaret Boss Josephine Sutton.
.Mildred Mabry. Lucille Kehr, Frances
Bennett. Margaret Corbin.
Ballet Vera. Holcomb. Elizabeth,
Phillips, Sarali Hale, Mildred Bell,
Alice Sparks. Allene Beanchamp.
"Boarding School" Girls Kath
eryn Gentry, Dorothy Lewis, Joseph
ine Sutton, Margaret Ross, Frances
Bennett, Ramona Walters, Margaret
Corbin. .Mildred Mabry. Lucille Kehr,
Olive Koken. Anna Mary Mills, Ma
rita Hodgman, Sara Hale. Mildred
Bell, Alice Sparks. Allene Beau
champ. Vera Holcomb, Elizabeth
C. S. Soliders C. B. Lynn. D. X.
Davison. W. Viley. F. W. Youmans,
(A. S. Bristow, C. E. Fuller, J. C.
Stapel. V. L. Phillips, E. Confer, P.
Simmons. J. P. Klein. W. G. Glorius.
The company will leave today for
Kansas City where it will present
the play Monday and Tuesday night?.
The players will be accompanied by
President Hill and Mrs. Hill and
Professor and Mrs. Martin.
FIRST DEBATE THIS WEEK
Colorado Will Come Here Saturday
for a Contest.
The first debate of the year will be
held here next Saturday with the
Tniversity of Colorado. I). C. Mc-
Donough and Arnold Just, students
in the School of Law, will form the
team. The question is. "Resolved;
That the Recall Should Be Applied
to the State Judiciary." Missouri
has the affirmative side of the ques
tion. Colorado recently defeated Kansas
on the same question. Kansas had
the affirmative side and lost the de
cision by a vote of 2 to 1.
The Missouri squad this year has
only one man who was on the squad
last year. McDonough is the old
man but this is the first time he
has represented the University.
Mariiagc of a Former Track Star in
James B. Bushyhead of Talequah,
Okla.. a former student in the Uni
versity and a track athlete, and Miss
Xina Walker of near Pleasant Green,
Mo., were married last Wednesday
at the home of the bride's parents.
Miss Walker was a former student of
Stephens College and is a niece or
Mrs. James H. Guitar of Columbia.
Mr. Bushyhead, while in school took
an active interest in student affairs.
He is in the government service at
Talequah. Okla., and expects soon to
enter the consular service.
SCABBARD AXD BLADE ELECTS
I. !'. Rhodes Chosen Captain of .Mil
The Scabbard and Blade, a mili
tary organization. Thursday night
elected the following officers: Cap
tain. J. F. Rhodes: first lieutenant
J. A. Kilian: second lieutenant. C.
A. Clark: first seargent. I). E. Major
and major-at-large. J. G. Haw
thorne. J. S. Rhodes and J. G. Hawthorne
were selected as dele-ates Trom com
pany G. to the National Convention
to be held in Champaign. III.. May
FROM EVERY ANGLE
News, Editorial, Advertising,
and Jlusiiie.ss Fields All to
.JOURNALISM WEEK MAY (J
Gov. Chase S. Osborn and
Ralph II. Pulitizer to
Journalism Week at the Univer
sity of Missouri now an annual
event of importance here will be
held this year May C to 10. The pro
gram, announced by President A.
Ross Hill, includes discussion or
news, editoiial, advertising, illus
tration, business management, equip
ment, the cost system special fea
tures. Each subject will be dis
cussed by recognized authorities.
The speakers already announced
are: Chase S. Osborn, Governor of
Michigan; Thomas Nelson, Page, the
most ramous southern author; George
S. Johns, editor or the St. Louis
Post-Dispatch; Louis T. Goldiug,
editor or the St. Joseph Xews-Press;
W. M. Ledbetter. city editor of the
St. Louis Globe-Democrat; Sam
ilellman, city editor or the St. Louis
Republic; M. J. Lowenstein, mana
ger of the St. Louis Star; Harold
Hall, editor of the St. Joseph Ga
zette; H. J. Haskell, of the Kansas
City Star: Thomas H. Rogers, of the
St. Louis Times; Mrs. Juliet V.
Strauss, the Country Contributor or
the Ladies Home Journal; John B.
Bairing, editor or the Western Pub
lisher; Col. B. B. Herbert, editor or
the National Printer-Journalist; E.
C. Jette, or the American Press As
sociation; A. B. Chapin, or the Kan
sas City Star; George W. Coleman,
or Boston, president or the Associ
ated Advertising Clubs or America;
Glen Buck, or the Glen Buck Com
pany, Chicago; R. T. Deacon, of St.
Louis, treasurer or the Ben Frank
lin Club or America; DeWitt C.
Wing, of the Breeders Gazette;
Strickland Gillilan, humorist and
lecturer; Clarence Ousley, editor of
the Fort Worth, Texas, Record; E.
L. Purcell, of the Fredericktown
Deniocrat-Xews; Charles W. Green,
of the Brookfield Argus; H. S. Stur
gis of the Xeosho Times; Philip
Gansz of the Macon Republican; E.
P. Caruthers or the Dunklin County
Democrat; Mrs. S. W. Lee or the
Savannah Reporter; U. R. Gilbert of
the Warsaw Times; Jewell Mayes or
the Richmond Missourian. Other
names will be added in the program
to he issued later.
The week's program begins Mon
day night. May C, with addresses by
Governor Chase S. Osborn, or Mich
igan, on "Journalism The Country
Field" and by Ralph II. Pulitzer or
the Xew York World on "Journal
ism The City Field." The closing
session is Friday evening. May 10.
The rour day programs are planned
so that in general Tuesday and Wed
nesday will be devoted to discus
sion or news and editorial, Thursday
to advertising, and Friday to the
county newspaper and its special
problems. The Missouri Press Asso
ciation will meet in Columbia Tues
day, Wednesday, Thursday and Fri
day. The Association or Past-Presidents
or the Missouri Press Asso
ciation will hold its second annual
session in Columbia Wednesday.
Among special topics to be dis
cussed are: "Journalism and Public
Service," "Humor in the Xewspa
pers," "Agricultural Journalism,"
"The Editorial Policy or a Metropo
litan Xewspaper," "Journalism and
Literature," "The Xews as the City
Editor Sees It," "Xewspaper Illus
tration," "The Work or the Political
Reporter," "Retail Advertising,"
"The Cost System," "Advertising as
a Public Service," "The Getting of
Advertising," "The Significance or
the Ad Club Movement." "Country
Journalism as a Field for Women,"
"Co-operation in Xewspaper Publish
ing." "Xewspaper Ideals," ' Plates
and Patents," "The Editorial Page
in the County Xewspaper." "The
Xews in the County Xewspaper,"
"Special Features in the County
Xewspaper," "The Equipment tor the
County Xewspaper Office." and "The
County Xewspaper's Return upon the
Called Away by Death.
Mrs. R. H. Gray or 215 Waugh
street was called to the home or her
father. X. T. Mitchell, on the Gravel
Road, by the death of her brother.
AT M. 0. THIS YEAR
Search for May Queen Candi
dates Reveals Few Light
FOUR SELECTED THUS FAR
Festivities Will Include May
Pole and Presentation of
Rehearsals began Friday for "The
Bluebird," the play to be given at
the annual May Day stunt of Univer
sity women. The cast is working
hard now that the play may be ready
by the middle of May. The exact
date has not yet been set.
The crowning or the May Queen
will take place, either at night just
helore the play or in the arternoon,
on the campus. Four candidates Tor
May Queen have been chosen by the
Woman's Council from the senior
and junior women of the University.
Of these, only one Is a blonde and
the members of the Council say in
making their selection they found a
great scarcity of blondes among Uni
versity women this year.
These names will be posted in a
few days and will be voted on at a
mass meeting or University women
which will be held this week. At
this meeting other candidates may
be nominated from the floor. The
May Queen will choose her own at
tendants. These are usually selected
from the different classes and organi--zations
that there may be a repre
sentative group or University wo
men. The crowning or the queen will
be Tollowed by a May Pole dance.
Xo arrangements have yet been
made for this.
About ISO University women will
take part in the play and a large or
chestra will furnish music. The play
will be given at night, out of doors,
either on the lower campus or the
golf lints. Special scenery will be
used and there will be scenic ef
fects with lights. Large blue cur
tains especially designed for this
play will shut oft the stage. The
costumes which will be symbolic or
the characters will be made by the
girls themselves. L slic Hohman is
directing the play and training the
"The Bluebird," an allegorical
play by Maeterlinck, represents a
little boy and girl, Mytyl and Tyltyl,
as setting out in search or the blue
bird, which many believe represents
happiness. These parts are taken by
Miss Jessie Raithel and Miss Mildred
Bell. The part or the rairy, Bery
lune at whose behest they start, is
taken by Miss Margery Graham. The
children tra.vel in the different
scenes through the Land of the Fu
ture, the Land of Memory, the Pal
ace of Night, and visit the faries and
Night is represented by Miss Ade
laide Jesse, Light by Miss Jean Har
ris, Bread by Miss Ann Shaw, Su
gar by Miss Marguerite McGowan,
Fire by Miss Marguerite Woirstein,
Water by Miss Bob Lindsay, Milk by
Miss Sylvia McGill, the dog by Miss
Dorothy Seir and the cat by Miss
Josephine Sutton. There is a chorus
or about 100 which consists or the
twelve hours, perrumes or the night,
will o'the wisps, fireflies and but
Dinner Will He Held Each Month in
A movement has been started in
the Baptist church to have the mem
bers become better acquainted with
each other. It is planned to have
a monthly dinner at the Virginia
Grill to which all the members are
The church has also been divided
into twelve districts. Each district
is to have a luncheon at some or the
member's home every few weeks. Ac
cording to II. O. Severance, the idea
or these "get-together meetings" is
to show the members that their ser
vices toward the church are appreci
ated and not. primarily, the money
that they give.
AN ADDRESS BY DR. MKRIAM
Elementary Pupils Will Also Give
Program at Assembly.
Dr. J. L. Meriam will talk at as
sembly Tuesday morning on present
day problems in education. The ad
dress will be given the first hair
hour. The rest or the time will be
devoted to songs, dramatized stories
and folk dances by pupils in the Uni
versity Elementary School.
Weather Bureau Says It Will lie
The United States Weather Bu
reau predicts "unsettled, stormy
weather with showers today; high
southeast to west winds; cooler to
day and colder .Monday morning with
llAUMHOEFFKIt TRIAL TUESDAY
Jury Panel for -Murder Trial to He
The Haumhoefrer murder trial will
be called in the Boone County Cir
cuit Court Tuesday morning. A
panel will be drawn and the jury
probably selected Monday.
Jeff Mackir was sentenced to Tour
years in the penitentiary Tor robbing
Points & Tyson drugstore.
Tigers Won an "Old Fashion
ed Slugging Contest
Followers or old-rashioned town
baseball, who like to see the ball
swatted out or sight, would have
been satisfied with yesterday's game
between Missouri and Westminster.
Missouri won 4 to 2.
Nine hits were credited to West
minster and ." to Missouri, but the
records do not begin to show how;
heavily bats were swung. "Dutch"
Helmreich, right fielder Tor Missouri,
twice smashed the ball into the north
bleachers Tor the two-base credit but
in the suventh inning he sent the hall
nearly to Rollins Gate and circled
the bases. In the same inning
Huston got a three-base hit. Mc
Kee, Westminster's little second
baseman, twice knocked the ball high
into the north bleachers. Baird, ol
Westminster, also got a two-base hit.
Francis Fisher, Westminster's
third baseman, was spiked in the
lert temple by Helmreich as he
reached Tor a low throw which the
Missouri runner was trying to slide
out. Three stitches were taken to
close the wound. Fisher was un
able to finish the game but was not
Missouri scored one run in each
the third and firth innings and two in
the seventh. Westminster scored
one run in the seventh and one in
the eighth innings. The Westmin
ster score-keeper charged his team
with ' errors, while the Missouri
score-keeper scored but two errors
against the visitors. Missouri made
CENTRAL EASY FOR THE TIGERS
Score Was 10 to - and Coach Field
Tried Many Players.
The Tigers debated the Central
College nine Friday arternoon on
Rollins Field by a score or 10 to 2.
The battery lor Central was Smith,
pitcher, and Clingenpeel. catcheY;
Angerer pitched Tor Missouri and T.
Hall caught. Missouri made three
scores in the rourth and another
three in the eight inning.
Angerer, though a little wild,
pitched an effective game, allowing
Central but four hits, while his team
mates gathered a. total of nine, five
of which were made in the fourth
inning. Four Central men walked,
to the five Tigers passed by Smith;
each pitcher hit a man with the ball.
Angerer was well on the way to
equalling "Bill" Harper's str'keout
record or twenty-two men in nine in
nings, made last year; when at the
end of the eighth he had fanned
seventeen men. Five of these were
struck out in the third inning, two
of them getting to first on the third
strike. Harper in the game with the
Japs last year struck out eighteen
Coach Field shifted tfce line-up
several times. Brainard was taken
out in the fifth; Hall switched to
short and Wheat put in at first base.
Hornback was replaced by Huston at
second in the same inning; in the
sixth. Guy replaced Carter who start
ed the game at third sack. Grey,
who was robbed or a sare three bag
ger in the rourth, because or railure
to touch first base, was pulled out
in the seventh. Helm went in lor
him. Kent Catron was umpire.
The line-up or Central College
was: Clingenpeel, catcher; Rals
ton, third base; Mead, center-field;
Hughes, second base; Miller. Ieft
field; Briggs, right-field; Van Stud-
dirord, first base; Smith, pitcher;
and Slagel, Short-stop.
The score by innings rollows:
Central 0 n i o u o o u i 247,
2 0 1
Minneapolis Symphony Will
Play Two Nights and One
IS OXE OF THE THREE REST
Four Vocal Soloists Will Assist-
Some Members are
An annual spring musical Testival
Tor Columbia by the Minneapolis
Symphony Orchestra is the plan or
ProL Henry V. Stearns or Christian
College, who has arranged to have
the orchestra here this month lor the
first time. The orchestra will give
three concerts in the Christian Col
lege auditorium. The first will be
Wednesday night. April IT, and the
others the following arternoon and
night. Mr. Stearns says the college
will arrange to bring this orchestra
here every year as long as the peo
ple or the town support it enough
to pay the expenses.
The orchestra has sixty-five mem
bers. The conductor is Emil Ober
hoffer who has been with the organi
zation since it was started nine years
ago. Four vocal soloists are witli
the orchestra. They are: Joseph
Schenke. tenor; Lucille Stevenson,
soprano; Genevieve Wheat, contral
to, and Horatio Council, baritone.
Perhaps the most widely known
members of the organization are
Llewelyn, first trumpeter, and Geb
hardt, trombone, both formerly with
the Thomas Orchestra; lumping, at
one time the cellist for the Cologne
Orchestra and Czerwonky formerly
with the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Wendell Heighton, the business
manager of the Minneapolis Sym
phony Orchestra, is a friend of Pro
fessor Steams. He was here for the
Missouri-Kansas football game last
year and he and Mr. Stearns arranged
at that time to bring the orchestra
here this spring. The expenses or
the three concerts here will be about
The orchestra will come here Irom
Kirksville, Mo., where it has given
an annual concert the last rour
years. Columbia will be included
in a spring tour of ten weeks includ
ing cities from Denver to Birming
ham, Ala. Outside of the larger
cities the orchestra goes only to col
lege towns. The last month the or
ganization has been playing in the
WAS BIRTHDAY OF JEFFERSON
Monument on University Was Dec
The Thomas Jefferson monument
which stands to the right of the
entrance to the- University auditor
ium was decorated yesterday, the
lCUth anniversary or the birth of
Jefferson. Col. J. C. Dorsey, who
died a few years ago always saw
that due honors were paid to the
memory of the great American states
man. Since Mr. Dorsey's death the
Daughters of the American Revolu
tion have been decorating the monu
ment. The monument is the original one
that was placed over the grave of
Jefferson at Monticello. It has been
tho property of the University of
Missouri since the early 'Mi's. When
first received here it was kept in
the old Academic Hall. When that
building burned in 1892 the tablet
was cracked and damaged. How
ever, it has been repaired and Is now
enclosed in a case and kept in the
vault in the office or the secretary.
The corners or the tablet are chipped
and broken, the result or souvenir
hunters in times gone by.
ELEVEN MEN ON .SUM!"" BOND
Points & Tyson. Up On Liquor
Charge. Obtain Signatures.
Eleven men furnished bond for
Points & Tyson, who were indicted
by the grand jury on eight-two cases
for the violation of the local option
law. They are: George W. Ilarrell.
J. H. Laughlin. Willis .1. Palmer.
Harry II. Broadhead. S. C. Hunt. Til
ford II. Murry. John II. Hubbell.
Fountain Rothwell, Alex Bradford,
Jr.. E. M. Watson, H. II. Banks.
All of the bondsmen went on each
lefendauts' bond in each or the
Dean Charters Into Kansas.
Dean W. W. Charters or the
School or Education was' in Kansas
City. Kas.. yesterday to address tbo
teachers or that city.
ESTRA TO COM