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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, TUESDAY, MAY 14, 1912.
Dr. C. W
Greene Told of
of Alcohol" to
150 in Meeting Yesterday.
JLlIAYE .STARTED PETITION
Want 1,000 Women to Sign
Paper Showing Their
One hundred ami fifty women at
tended a meeting yesterday of the
Woman's Local Option League of
Columbia, a temporary organization
to fight for a dry Columbia. Dr. C.
V. Greene spoke on the physiological
"Effects of Alcohol. " Several Colum
bia women also made short talks. The
league is trying to get 1.000 women
to sign their names, saying that they
are opposed to open saloons in Col
umbia. About 2.10 have signed the paper.
The league divided Columbia into
sections and put a woman in each
block as the captain of that block to
get all the women in her section to
sign their names. The 1000 names
will be read at the next meeting of
the league which is to be held at the
Methodist Church Saturday after
noon at 3 o'clock. Every woman in
Columbia is invited to this meeting.
The purpose of the league is to
show the men of Columbia the strong
sentiment that exist among the wo
men against open saloons. Any wo
man who is opposed to the open sa
loon is eligible to become a member.
"It is remarkable how fast we are
getting the women to take hold of
this matter," said Mrs. J. G. Babb,
one of the leaders in the campaign.
"And I do not think we will have any
trouble in getting 1000 women to
say they are opposed to the open sa
loon." DRV WOMEN HEAK LECTURE
Doctor i'recne Discusses Liquor
From Scieutilie View point.
There are three deaths of users
of alchohol to one of abstainers as
has shown by scientific experiments
upon dogs. These investigations
were described by Dr. C. W. Greene
in an address yesterday afternoon to
the Women's Local Option League of
Columbia, on "The Ph biological Ef
fects of Alcohol."
"The growth of the dogs was not
retarded by the use of alcohol" said
Dr. Greene, "but the vigor of the tis
sues was reduced and the body was
more susceptible to disease. Besides
they were not mentally so alert. The
control of the brain over the mus
cles was weakened. It has also been
shown that type-setters who use al
cohol on certain days cannot set as
much type on those days. The effi
ciency of their brains having been
That the children of alcohol users
are frequently idiotic, weak and de
formed is one of the strongest argu
ments against the use of it, according
to Doctor Greene. Actual experi
ments have proved, he said that only
17 per cent of the children of alco
hol users are normal as against 88
per cent of abstainer's children. This
is most important because it affects
the maintenance of the race.
Doctor Greene showed that many
diseases could be traced to the effect
of alcohol on the liver.
"The function of this organ," he
said, "is to burn the excess of wastes
in the body and alcohol diverts it
from this function by overworking it.
Alcohol also" interferes with the ac
tion of the heart muscles and causes
the blood to stagnate in the blood
vessels. This is why drunkards of
ten have a purplish red color in their
faces. It practically destroys the
walls of the stomach and the diges
tive juices are not produced."
Speaking of alcohol as a drug or
medicine. Doctor Greene said there
as little occasion to use it. for the
true function of a drug was to restore
the bad condition of the body to
normal, to build up rather than to
destroy. Hospitals all over the coun
try, he said, are coming to use more
Qilk and fresh air and less alcohol.
Reception for Miss Crane.
Student volunteers of the Universi
ty gave a reception last night at the
T- M. C. A. Building for Miss Helen
Bond Crane, secretary of the student
Volunteer Movement, who is visiting
the University this week. Miss Crane
ttade a short talk on "The Challenge
to Students to Work in the Non
Chfistian World." I
WILL UK SOMEWHAT WARMER
ruir Weather Tomorrow, Says the
The forecast of the United States
Weather Bureau until 7 o'clock to
morrow night is:
For Columbia Fair and some
what warmer tonight and Wednes
day. For Missouri Fair tonight and
Wednesday; warmer tonight.
7 a.' m HO 1 1 a. m ."!
8 a. hi ."i3 12 noon C2
'J a. m ."7 1 p. in C2
10 a. in CO 2 p. m G3
PROPERTY HERE IX DEMAND
Pi ices Better Than in Any Town in
Stale of Similar Si.e.
According to local real estate deal
eis, Columbia property and also
lloone county land continues to be
in demand and to maintain excep
tionally pood prices, for figures
show that business property in this
town commands better prices than
any like property in any other town
of equal size in the state. Just now
there are several lots around Ninth
street and Broadway that are being
quoted at $1,000 per front foot.
Residence property in Columbia is
not moving very lively but the prices
are maintained in almost every sec
tion in town. Owing to the location
of the University the property on the
south side of Rroadway is more de
sirable It offers opportunity for
the housing of Uhiversity people, in
cluding boarding house and fraterni
ty sites, the latter being a large fac
tor in the making of local real estate
prices. Property on the south side
of Droadway varies in .prices from
$40 to $100 per foot.
On the north side of Droadway res
ident land offers opportunity for a
more permanent district. Here, the
prices are not so high but the grad
ual increase has been maintained,
also the improvements have kept
absent with other parts of Columbia.
Property values in the county have
not increased as fast as the city prop
erty but. according to W. W. Garth,
Jr., a local real estate dealer, there is
no question but that the improve
ment of county roads will greatly
boost farm lauds. Several farms
around the county now command
prices of $100 an acre, and some of
these are not on railroads. Cross
state highways and interurban elec
tric lines will also do much toward
the value increase in local and Boone
MOKE KOOKS FOR U. OK M.
Library Receives Annual Additions
to Xelson'.s Loose Leaf Encyclopedia
An annual set of Nelson's Loose
Leaf Encyclopedia has been received
at the University library. All old
pages that have become out-of-date
are taken out and new pages insert
ed. In this way the date is kept new
eacli year. Some articles have been
added to, others have been rewritten
and in some cases illustrations have
Among the new gift books recently
received at tiie library are: "Athonia,
or The Original Four Hundred," by
H. George Schuette, a book dealing
witii social and industrial problems;
"Miscellanies, Chiefly Historical." in
two volumes, by Augustus Hopkins
Strong, dealing with the history of
the Baptist Church; "The Religions
of Modern Syria and Palestine," and
"The Sources of Religious Insight."
two volumes of religious discussions,
sent out by the Bross Foundation
Board; "The Grace of Healing,"
"Rays of Hope" and "A Religious
Controversy," books on divine heal
ing, sent by the Gospel Trumpet Com
$.-0,O00 TO JOURNALISM COURSE
Max I 'am of Chicago Makes Request
to University of Xotre Dame.
The University of Notre Dame an
nounces a special program of studies
leading to the degree of Bachelor of
Philosophy in Journalism. Max Pain
of Chicago has given $30,000 to the
University for the endowment of the
department of journalism.
The course covers four years and
the entrance requirements are the
same as to the other departments in
the College of Arts and Letters of the
University of Notre Dame.
Joseph Gravely Is Recovering.
Joseph Gravely of St. Louis, who
was operated on for appendicitis
Sunday morning at Parker Memorial
Hospital, is getting along well, ac
cording to hospital authorities. He
is expected to recover.
Mr. Gravely is a student in the
College of Arts and Science and was
recently elected a member of the stu
dent council from that division. He
is president of the sophomore class
in the College of Arts and Science.
ONLY FORTY TRIALS
First Case Against Chiroprac
tor Resulted in a
HE WONT PLEAD GUILTY
Columbia Citizens Tell of the
Doctor's Method of
G. H. Jaeger, a chiropractor, was
lined $.".0 in the Boone County Cir
cuit Court yesterday for practicing
medicine in Columbia without a li
cense. This is the first tried out of
forty-two eases that were found
agatnst him at a meeting of the
grand jury last month.
Mr. Jaeger was arrested April 11
when the grand jury returned forty
two true bills against him. He was
allowed to give bond in each of the
counts for $."o, and his trial was set
for the May term of court.
The second case against him was
tried this morning. It will be neces
tary for the court to try all of the
forty-two cases against the chiro
practor unless he pleads guilty to
some ot tliem.
Columbia citizens were on the wit
ness stand and testified to the man
ner of chiropractice and the benefits
to be gotten from it.
The court took up the third ease
this afternoon of the State against
Dr. G. H. .1 eager. Dr. P. J. Palmer,
president of the Palmer School and
Infirmary of Chiropractic, Davenport,
Iowa, occupied the stand awhile this
afternoon. E. C. Anderson, prose
cuting attorney, is trying to find
through the evidence whether chiro
practic and Osteopathy are connected.
Dr. Palmer, and J. P. Cole, an Osteo
path both said that the two treat
ments were similar to some extent
but both denied any connection be
tween the schools.
WASHINGTON l DEAX RETIRES
Marshall Snow of History Depart
ment Succeeded by F. A. Hall.
After serving Washington Univer
sity, St. Louis, as dean and professor
of history thirty-seven years, Mar
shall Solomon Snow has handed in
his resignation. Dean Snow wishes
to retire from his work to rest. In
1SS7 and 1801 he was acting chan
cellor of Washington University, and
again in the school year 1907-OS.
Chancellor I). F. Houston says Dean
Snow's resignation will be accepted,
and he has appointed Dr. Frederick
A. Hall, professor of Greek at Wash
ington, to succeed Mr. Snow as dean
of the college.
Doctor Hall lias been with Wash
ington University since 1001. except
ing the year 1000-07, which he
spent as professor of Greek in the
American School for Practical Study
at Athens, Greece. Doctor Hall was
dean of Drury College, Springfield,
Mo., from 1S0S to 1001, and at Drury
in 1S7S and in 1S81 he received the
degrees of bachelor of arts and mas
ter of arts.
Recital at Christian College.
Miss Elizabeth Morgan Gibbons
will give her graduating recital in
Expression at Christian College Audi
torium at 8:l.-i i. in. May l.'ith. This
is the last of a series of graduating
recitals. Miss Gibbons will be assist
ed by Miss Lucile Burrows, at the pi
ano, and by Miss Pauline Moore and
Miss Martha Hunter in a costumed
A. I. Fnrel Taken to Parker Hospital.
A. I. Ford, a freshman in the Col
lege of Agriculture who rooms at the
Jefferson Club, was taken to Parker
Memorial Hospital this morning. He
is suffering from bronchitis. His
home is at Doniphan. Mo.
Ait Lovers' Meeting Postponed.
The Art Lovers' Guild will have
no meeting this week. The pro
gram which was to have been upon
"Grieg, and his Music" will not be
Will Select Circuit Court Jury.
An adjourned session or the Boone
County Court will he held Thursday
to select a jury Tor the June term or
the Boone County Circuit Court.
Farewell Party to Seniors.
The University Grange will give a
rarewell party to its senior members
tomorrow- night, in the Women's Par
lors or Academic Hall.
NEW STREET CAR
Westmount Motor Bus Sim
ilar to Those in the
250 PATRONS FIRST DAY
Will Make Daily Trips
the West Paitof
Everybody in Westmount and
Westwood, children and all, enjoyed
brier joy-rides last night. They were
free rides too perhaps that was the
reason for the joy in the new mot-or-hus-street
ear which was brought
to Columbia yesterday for a tryout.
"If everybody rides like this when
they have to drop a nickel in the slot,
there will be no doubt of its success."
was the comment of Judge J. A.Stew-
ait. the cars sponsor, as he made
room for a dozen more at South
Garth avenue, and hung on by his
tees while the car swung around the
circuit down town.
The big.heavy car runs about as
smoothly as the average city street
c2.r on rails. Once you get inside,
you can easily imagine you are in a
real street car. Even advertisements
are in the usual place and there are
push buttons to stop the ear at cross
ings. The driver tends to all the
doors, the making of change and oth
er things he is both motorman and
The car was a success the first day
it was run. Yesterday it made eight
trips and each trip carried from
thirty to thirty-live passengers, mak
ing a total of about 2.10 persons.
About twenty-five miles were covered
by the car yesterday. Everybody
wlio rode in it was pleased.
Although the car is only 30-horse
power it 's capable of making from
twenty-five to thirty miles an hour.
The car was designed for residents
of Westwood and Westmount. and
'will make daily trips to both these
places and then down-town. If the
services proves successful it will he
$2.-.00ll TO PRIXCETOX ELEVEN',
A Handsome Gift by Cyrils H. McCor
nick, a Princeton Alumnus.
Cyrus H. McCormick, a member of
the board of trustees of Princeton
University and an alumnus of Prince
ton, has given $2."i,000 to the cham
pion Tiger football eleven of last
The money is to be used at the
discretion of the team, but the giver
suggested that $."i,000 of the amount
be used in erecting a gateway to Uni
versity Field to take the place of
"Old Thompson Gateway," which is
the present entrance to the field.
The remaining $20,000 will most
likely be used as part of a fund to
build a stadium. McCormick has a
son In Princeton who played in the
Harvard game last fall.
PROF. ELLWOOD IS HONORED
M. U. Teacher Made Member of Socio
C. A. Ellwood, professor of sociol
ogy in the University has been ap
pointed a permanent member of the
executive committee of the Southern
Sociological Congress as Missouri's
representative. The appointment
ment was made at Nashville, Tenn.,
Dr. Ellwood was on the program
and addressed the congress on "The
Divorce Problem." This was the first
annual session of the new organiza
tion. The next meeting place has not
RURSTEI) PIPE RUIXS FILES
Letters in Office of T. C. Wilson, in
Agricultural Illilg. Ileing Resorted.
A water pipe burst in the Agricul
tural Building last night and ruined
twelve letter files in the office of T.
C. Wilson, secretary of the State
Board oT Agriculture.
The office rorce is sorting the files
today. "The water came through
into the office last Sunday but I was
here to prevent any damage," said
Its Graduates to Hear Ir. Hill.
President A. Ross Hill will deliver
the commencement address at the
Michigan State Agricultural College
this year. The Baccalaureate ser
mon there will be delivered by the
Rev. John Lockes McClurkin or Pittsburg.
MAY DAY STUXT SATURDAY
Crow nine the Queen anil Dances
Afternoon Play at Night.
The May Queen and her attendants
will lead the procession of University
girls from Academic Hall at 4:1." Sat
urday afternoon. The Queen will be
crowned on the mound near the Col
umns, then the May Pole dances will
be given on the Quadrangle. This
part of the program will be free. The
Kansas baseball game will be called
earlier so it will he over before the
In the evening, on the lower cam
pus, the University women will give
presentation of Maeterlinck's "Blue
Bird." There are more than one
hundred girls in the cast and choni3.
About $17." has been spent on the
costumes. The general admission
will he ."0 cents. University women
may get their tickets for 3." cents in
the Women's Parlors Friday from 8
o'clock until 4 o'clock.
"The Blue Bird" is the symbol of
man's highest ideals, knowledge and
happiness. In the play, two woodcut
ter's children. Mytyl and his little
sister. Tyltyl. are hungrily watching
the Christmas celebration in the big
house next door when Fairy Berylune
sends them in quest of the "Blue
iBrd" and the grass that sings,
through she finally excuses them
from the latter quest. She gives
them a magic hat which enables them
to understand the language of all in
On their journey they are accom
panied by Light. Bread, Sugar, Wa
ter, Milk, The Dog. and The Cat.
They visit the Fairy's palace; the
Land of Memory, where they see
their grandparents and their dead
brothers and sisters, the palace of
Night, where there are numerous
caves containing Sickness and Wars;
the Kingdom of the Future and then
Home again. The Fairy Light and
The Dog are always friends of the
children but The Cat is treacherous.
In each place they visit they find a
bird which they think is the "Blue
Bird," but it either turns pink or
black in the day light. The turtle
doe at home is discovered to be
tiie real "Blue Bird" hut it is tinged
with gray. Then, too. it is difficult
to keep, and Hies away when more
than one iktsou wants it.
M. U. MEX TO LAKE GENEVA
Missouri to Re Well Represented at
Y. M. C. A. Conference in June.
Twenty University of Missouri men
will represent the local Y. M. C. A.
at the Annual Student Conference at
Lake Geneva Wis.. June 14 to 23.
Twenty-five members of the Associa
tion will discuss plans for the trip
at a banquet at the Virginia Grill to
Missouri schools and colleges will
be represented by probably 120 stu
dents at Lake Geneva. All of the
colleges in Indiana. Illinois, Wiscon
sin, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Mich
igan and North Dakota have been
asked to send delegates. All of the
afternoons during the conference
with the exception of Sundays will
be devoted to swimming, boating,
baseball, track and other athletics.
The Institute and Training school at
Lake Geneva has a large licet of row-
boats, sail boats and launches and
they will be used by the student visi
tors. A track meet between all of the
State Universities represented will
occupy the time of one afternoon,
and baseball games will be played
A swimming instructor will teacli
the delegates who don't know, how
to swim. The beginners and the ex
perts will meet in a water tourna
ment in the closing days of the con
ference. Material pleasures will not take up
all of the time. There will be Bible
study and some attention will be giv-
en missions. In addition to these
studies the delegates will have the
opportunity to join the groups who
are to study membership, social, fi
nancial, and extension work and reli
Lake Geneva is ninety miles north
or Chicago. On the return trip the
delegates will be taken on a sight
seeing trip in Chicago.
MISSOURIAX HOARD CHOSEN'
Students in Journalism Elected to
Manage Paper Xet Year.
The board or directors or the Uni
versity Missourian ror the year 1912
1913 was elected yesterday after
noon by students in the School of
James G. May, Rex B. Magee, Har
rison Brown. Ward A. Neff. Harry D.
Guy, and Paul J. Thompson
hers of this year's board, were
elected. The new
were H. J. McKay
W. E. Hall.
R. S. Mann, and
Centenary of Poet Celebrated
at University of
TALKS BY FACULTY MEN
Professors F. M. Tisdel and
J. W. Hudson Pay High
The centenary of Robert Brown
ing, was celebrated a week late at As
sembly this morning.
Prof. F. M. Tisdel of the English
department spoke on "The Dramatic
Qualities of Browning's Poetry," and
Prof. J. W. Hudson of the Phllosniihr
department spoke on "Philosophical
Ideals of Browning."
Mr. Tisdel said that, though the
word "dramatic" appeared several
times in the index of Browning's
works, lie was not in the strict
Shakespearean sense a dramatic
writer. He was not an objective ar
tist in the sense that Shakespeare
was. He could enter the very heart
of the situation, could analyze char
acter, but he presented his characters
through monologue, not through dra
"Browning seizes upon the situa
tion," said Mr. Tisdel, "and dramati
cally conceives it. Thus Browning
had a dramatic method."
Professor Hudson, in speaking of
the philosophical ideas or Browning,
said that philosophy is not particular
"The greatest philosophical expres
sions in the early days," said Profes
sor Hudson, "were by poets Plato
for example. There is a world view
back of the works of poets. A care
ful interpretation shows that Brown
ing has a view of life back of his
works. Browning had a hatred or
compromise. He is a man whom
American people may well honor on
his hundredth anniversary. Although
he was an Englishman, he is yet the
greatest exponent of the American
The centenary of Browning was
to have been celebrated by the Uni
versity last Tuesday on the date of
his anniversary, but other arrange
ments for the Assembly hour had
been made. The program for this
morning was to have contained some
or Browning's songs by Miss Carme
lita Anderson, hut a cold prevented
THEY PREFER HONOR SYSTEM
Agricultural Club Starts Movement
In Favor of Proposed Plan.
Students or the College or Agricul
ture, at a meeting or the Agricultural
Club last night, took steps toward es
tablishment or the "Honor System"
in the College or Agriculture.
The constitution which had been
drawn up by a committee" was not
adopted because it was thought best
that more students should become ac
quainted with the system. The con
stitution which the committee has
drawn up was modeled aiter constitu
tions or other schools in which the
"Honor System" has proved a suc-
Another meeting or the Club
will soon be held to take final
steps necessary to adoption or the
AGRICULTURAL EXPERT COMING
Government Fanners' Institute Sec
ial to lie Here June :t.
John Hamilton, farmers' institute
special for the United States govern-
nient. "as written to T. C. Wilson,
secretary of the State Board or Agri-
culture, that he will be in Columbia
about June 3.
Mr. Hamilton will visit a number
or states in the interest or farmers"
institutes and the agricultural exten
sion movement. A conierenie will
be held during his stay in Columbia.
Recital Closes Year's Work.
A recital was given Saturday after
noon in the Christian College chapel
by Miss Mispah Ping and Miss Con
stance Limerick, sophomore students
in the college. Miss Ping plaed and
Miss Limerick sang. The recital
closed school work ror the year ror
.1. P. Turner or Hallsville Dies.
J. P. Turner, a long-time resident
or Rocky Fork township, dh-d at his
home near Hallsville Sunday night,
He leaves a wire and seven children.
Funeral services were held today at
Mt. Zion Church. Burial was in the