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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAJNL
FIFTH YEAR
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1912
TO SEE
AMES GAME. HERE
FAIK WEATHER PREDICTED
"Peace Priestess" Expected
to Occupy Box at Rollins
Field October 19.
I Foreran Sajs It Will Be Warmer in
Co 1 1! in Ma Tonight.
j "Fair tonight and .probably tomor
row; wanner weather tonight." is the
forecast of the weather bureau. The
temperatures for the dav are:
HERE j FOR LECTURE
In Accepting Invitation, She
Expressed Interest in
College Football.
The desire of Baroness Bertha von
Suttner, "the International Peace
Priestess," to see a football game will
be gratified October 19 when she vis
its Columbia to lecture. On that day
.Missouri will meet Ames on Rollins
Field.
list June the Baroness came to
this country on invitation of the Fed
erated Women's Clubs of America.
She is touring the country in the in
terest of the world peace movement.
When the Peace Society of Colum
bia was organized last summer an in
vitation was sent to her to come to
Columbia. In a letter of acceptance
the spoke of a desire to see a game
of football. So it is probable that
when .Missouri and Ames meet Octo
ber 19 she will watch the conflict
from a bo decorated with peace Hags.
Though a daughter of the Imperial
Field .Marshal, Franz Josep. and a
cousin of the commander-in-chief of
the Austrian-Hungarian navy. Baron
ess von Suttner has spent her life in
the interest of world-wide peace. Her
book. "Lay Down Your Anns,'" is the
text hook of the peace moiemcnt.
Numerous other books and hundreds
of magazine articles have come from
her pen. Married to a poor man, she
has made her living by writing. Some
of her books are: "The -Machine Age,"
"Human Uplift," "The Inventory of
the Soul" and "Die Waff en Xeider"
("Down with Arms").
She speaks many languages and has
helped organize peace societies in
Berlin, Venice, Trieste, Budapest and
Vienna. She is proud of her work in
the organization of the German-
American Peace Society of Xew York!
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NUMBER 15
AM
TIGER VETERANS OX SIDELINES
LeMlre, Barton and Others Kept Out
of Scrimmage Yesterday.
There were several shifts in the
Tiger line-up yesterday afternoon.
Le.Mire and Barton were on the side
lines most of the time and McWii
Iiams was still out with a strained
muscle.
".lack" Hills was in the scrimmage,
playing right end for the Tiger squad.
Pixlee did not get in yesterday. Mills
did some good tackling and seemed to
jbe in pretty good condition, although
j he has been out only two days.
. Lake played quarter for the Varsity
m the scrimmage, and Wray for the
scrubs.
For the first time this year Galla
gher had lots of "pep". He got down
with tlie rest of the team on the
kickoff and made several tackles.
Six men of the Tiger football squad
have received minor injuries and will
be out of the scrimmage work for sev
eral days. They are Clav. firnvpa.
Knobel, Thatcher, Barton and McWil
lianis. Groves and Clay have "Charley
horses." Barton has a strained back.
McWilliams pulled a muscle in his
leg, Thatcher hurt his knee cap and
Knobel has a badly bruised side. It
was thought last night that Knoble
had a broken rib, but it was ascer
tained today that this is a mistake.
E 9,500 MILES
TO BECOME BRIOE
Miss Dora Fisher Married to
Hugh P. Lovell, a Stu
dent, in Kansas City
MOTOR NO LONGER
A PAD, SAYS SHAW
PANKEY HEADS WILSON CLUB
MET IN AUSTRALIA
Bridegroom Attends M. U.
and also Preaches Wife
Likes New Home.
First Class Is Automobile En
gineering Hears a Talk
by the Dean.
WHAT THEY'LL STUDY
In Australia there began four years
ago a romance of interest to this com
munity which resulted In the marri
age September 11 of .Miss Dora Fisher
and Hugh P. Lovell. Miss Fisher,
after a journey of 7,000 miles on the
ocean and 2,500 on land, met Mr.
Lovell, a I'niversity student, in Kan
sas City and there the marriage took
place. The Lovclls now live on Xorth
Garth avenue in Columbia.
Mr. Lovell lirst met Miss Fisher in
Adelaide, Australia He often
preached in the churches there, and
as she was also an active church
worker, the two soon became ac
quainted. The young student-preacher
came to this country in 190S, but
before leaving became engaged to
-Miss Fisher. He first entered Tran-
sjlvania University at Lexington, Ky.,
HIS EARLY LIFE IN JAPAN
Now .11.
I'. Teacher I.iied in Orient
Fifteen Years
"Xo I do not think I shall ever re
turn to Japan although I was born I
instructor in physiological chemistry
there' said Dr. Addison Gulick. an
at the I'niversity of .Missouri. "I am
in the university teaching profession
and the Japanese seem amply able to
take care of their own educational
affairs without the aid of foreigners."
J. T. Gulick, the father, was a mis
sionary and zoologist at Osaka, Japan,
City. She has visited nearly every! and it was here that Doctor Gulick
country in the world in the interest
cf peace.
Andrea Hofer Proudfoot of Chicago,
international secretary of the Suttner
League, will come with her to Columbia.
ine Columbia Peace Society was
organized last summer. Dr. R. H.
Jesse is honorary president. Prof.
Manley O. Hudson is secretary and
treasurer.
"The object is to promote peace and
good will among men and to educate
the public to the belief that was is
a poor way to settle international dis
putes." said Doctor Jesse.
Later on affiliation with the national
peace society may be made. Each
state has a peace organization made
up of local organizations, and a fed
eration of the state organizations
makes up the national body.
was born, and there he spent the first
fifteen years of his life. Until he
came to the United States he had
never been in a regular school of any
sort. The family lived in a small col
ony of English people and the moth
ers were the only teachers. Each
mother took one study and specialized
in that, giving instruction to all the
children in that branch.
Dr. Gulick came to the United
States when he was fifteen years old,
stopping at Hawaii for several months
on the way. He received his A. B.
from Oberlin College, Ohio, and then
went to Harvard for zoological study
where he received his M. A. He was
at Strasburg two years, from 190C to
and came here in 1910.
Mr. Lovell takes work in flip T'n!.
versity and the Bible College and at
the same time preaches every Sunday.
On the first and second Sunday of the
month Mr. Lovell he doesn't like to
be called Reverend preaches at
rnenusniptnurcn in Audrain County.
On the last two Sundays he fills the
pulpit at Xelson. Mo.
Mrs. Lovell was president of the
State of South Australia .Tuninr
i-nnstian hndearor Union. In time
she will take active part in church'
work in this country. '
"My wife." said Mr. Lovell, "is
adapting herself to conditions in this
country very well, it took me almost
a year to learn the ways of the peo
ple here, but she knows as much now
as I did after a year. She likes her
new home and in a short time will
be perfectly at home here."
TWENTY EXPELLED FOR HAZING
Four Other Students ('harmed With
.Manslaughter, at Raleigh, S. C.
For the hazing and death of Isaac
W. Rand, twenty students have been
expelled at the college in Raloich v I
C. Two weeks ago four sophomores ! a"d. one or two general topics; Mr.
forced Rand to dance and sine until "emuacn on primary and storage bat
he dropped from the barrel on which
he stood with severed artery and jug-
Course)for Owners or Those
who. are Intererestwl in
the new Industry.
'"The automobile business is no
longer a fad or fancy, but is serious
and of real economic value. In short
it is the most rapidly developing
phase of modern transportation."
This was the statement of Dean
Shaw of the School of Engineering at
the first meeting of the class in Auto
mobile Engineering. The class met
in the physics lecture room in the
Engineering Building. This course as
explained by Dean Shaw is planned
for either those who desire to operate
their own cars or those of others, and
for students who want to enter per
manently into the automobile busi
ness.
Alter uean Shaw's introductory
talk he called on several of the men
who are to be instructors to give a
brief outline of the work intended.
Prof. R. Selvidge talked on the
essential and the non-essential in the
motor car. Mr. Clark on the advan
tages of an automobile course after
graduation. Prof. Wade Hibbard on
materials and scientific salesmanship.
The course is to be intensely prac
tical. Already a collection of auxil
iaries, tools and accessories has been
begun and plans are being drawn for
the erection of a temporary garage
large enough to hold three machines.
The time selected for lectures is
7:30 o'clock Tuesday and Thursday
nights with special time to be ar
ranged for outside lecturers.
Permission to students to enter the
course has been granted by the deans
of every department in the University.
The lectures and laboratory work
will be in care of the following pro-
lessors and instructors: Mr. Hibbard
will lecture on materials and scien
tific salesmanship; Mr. Spalding on
roads and road construction; Mr.
Westcost on lubrication and lubri
cants: .Mr. Selvidge and Mr. Fessen
den on the chassis and kinematics of
the car.
Mr. Shaw on tires, rubber, melcan-
izing, ignition systems, self star'ers
New President Huh Letter From Wil-!
Min to Democratic Students.
Seventy-five Democratic students of
the University met last night at the
Y. M. C. A. Building and organized a
Woodrow Wilson and Marshall Club.
uugn u. I'ankey, president of the
Woodrow Wilson Club last year, pre
sided at the meeting and was elected
president of the new organization.
Bennett C. Clark or Bowling Green,
a son of Speaker Champ Clark; Hugh
K. Poindexter of Kansas City, and F.
R. Anselment of Ava, were elected
vice-presidents. Robert W. Jones of
Columbia was elected secretary and
R. C. Gibson of Berryville, Ark., treas
urer. .Mr. Pankey made a short speech in
which he told the new students of
the work of the old Woodrow Wilson
Club and the need for united effort
among the Democratic students this
fall.
we expect to make out a list of
members of the club who are entitled
to vote this fall," he said, "so that the
Democratic state committee can ar
range to pay a part of their expenses
home.
"The Wilson Club organized here
last year was the first one in Mis
souri and the fifth college organiza
tion of the kind in the United States.
I received a personal letter from Gov
ernor Wilson this summer, saying
that he appreciated the work of the
club and would be glad to see any of
its members when they were in the
East. I hope some of us will be able
to see him at St. Louis when he
speaks there. It is probable that
seats will be reserved for University
of Missouri students."
The next meeting' of the club will
be Friday night, when some local
Democrat will be asked to speak.
COUNCIL
DECIDES
TO TRHMRETE
SextonMload Will Be Paved
From Third Street to
City Limits.
ABOUT BACK TAXES
Delinquents Now Owe the
Municipality S2,500 on
Personal Property.
DEAF FUGITIVE FOUND
uiar vein
The faculty has expelled the four
sophomores and sixteen other hazers.
President Venable and the executive
STEAM DAMAGES AN OFFICE
I'ijte Was Left Unconnected in Rooms
of Columbia Insurance Agency.
Furniture, books and pictures in the
office of the Columbia Insurance and
Rental Agency were damaged yester
day morning by steam from a pipe
which had been disconnected from the
radiator.
When Harvey Pazar, the janitor,
started the fire in the furnace, he did
not know that a radiator had been
moved in the office of Horace Smith,
secretary and manager of the agency.
and that the valve in the pipe had
been left open. Later he went up
into the office to sweep out and dust
and found the room filled with steam.
It was not so thick near the floor and
by getting on his hands and knees
he was able to get to a window and
make way for the steam to escape.
Everything in the office except what
was in drawers or safes was wet with
the steam. The pictures on the walls
turned color. The glued joints in the
roller top desk fell apart and it was
necessar yto send the top of the desk
to a cabinet maker for repairs. Backs
of books were also damaged to some
extent.
The ceiling in the hall next to the
office also bore marks of the steam.
ioung Pand died September 13.
Ralph Oldham, A. Ostyron, William
Jiernman and A. C Hatch, the haz
ers, were arrested and now await
trial for manslaughter.
committee say th dismiscnio .o-
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VMS, studying physiological chemis- repudiation of hazing.
try under Hofmeister, then went to
Wurtzburg to continue in zoology,
where he took his Ph. D., i'n 1910.
From 1910 to 1911, he was research
fellow in physiological chemistry at
Toronto.
While in Japan Doctor Gulick made
a collection of snail shells which is
now at the Academy of Xatural Sci
ence. In Philadelphia. It has been the
basis for reports on classification of
Japanese snails.
Doctor Gulick's parents now live in
Hawaii. His mother is at present vis
iting in this country and spent sev
eral days this week with her son.
I'NIVERSITY DAY AT FAIR
NEBRASKA PLAYERS ARE HEAVY
Northern Football Team Ai erases 1S4
Pounds to the Man.
Stories coming from the Xebraska
football camp say that the team will
average 1S4 pounds this year and 192
pounds from tackle to tackle. Pro
fessor Brewer has put a newspaper
clipping about this in the training
quarters of the Tigers where they all
can see it. If the reports are true
Xebraska will average more to the
man than any one player on the Mis
souri team weighs with the exception
of Gallagher.
If Enough Students Desire to Go They
Will Be Excused From Class.
If a sufficient number of students
express their desire to attend the
state fair next Thursday, University
teries, and electric motors for gsaline
and electric cars; Mr. Clark will take
most of the laboratory work, as he
has had considerable experience.
From time to time there will be lec
tures by out of town men who are
in the automobile business and who
have had practical experience.
The laboratory work will include
instruction and practice in operation;
the dissection and reassembling of
cars; tests, adjustments and care and
repair.
Mute from Institute at Fulton Loeated
in Columbia.
Leon Downey. 17 years old, a deaf
mute who ran away from the Deaf
and Dumb Institute at Fulton, Mo.,
last week was caught in Columbia at
9 o'clock last night by Charles Mit
chell, chief of police. At the time of
his capture he was wandering around
the streets with another mute who
ran away when his companion was
accosted. After being taken to the
city jail, Downey wrote on paper an
swer to questions which were put to
him in a similar manner. It was
learned that he has a '-ther living
in Amoret, Mo., to whom he asked the
police to telephone his whereabouts
and to ask if he wished his son to re
turn to school at Fulton.
The police called S. W. Walker, su
perintendent of the Deaf and Dumb
Institute at Fulton, who had previ
ously telephoned the Columbia police
to be on the watch for the boy.
Walker said Downey wrote to him of
his whereabouts on arriving in Col
umbia. The police say they do not
know where the boy has been staying
since he came here or how long he
The City Council finally passed an
ordinance, last night, for a concrete
pavement on Sexton Road from Third
Street to the city limits. More than
an hour was spent discussing the pav
ing of this street. The property own
ers from Garth avenue west having
petitioned for a pavement for this
part of the street, the council was
met with threats of a remonsrance
unless the street were also paved from
Third street to Garth avenue. After
hearing property owners discuss both
sides of the question, the council tried
to take such action as would insure
the paving of the street from Third
street to the city limits.
E. B. Cauthorn reported for the fi
nance committee that there were
back taxes prior to 1911 due and un
paid to the amount of $0000. These
date back as far as 1907. For the
same period the unpaid personal
taxes amount to $2500. Every possi
ble effort Is now being made to col
lect these taxes. The council decided
that as soon as they can legally do
so suits will be brought against ail
persons owing taxes for the year 1911.
The plan is to prevent an accumula
tion of back taxes.
Examination of Books.
A motion to have an expert account
ant examine the books for all depart
ments of the city was carried. It is
with the idea of perhaps revising the
system of bookkeeping at the city
hall.
The city attorney, W. M. Dinwiddle,
was instructed to draw an ordinance
fixing the license on the Columbia
theater at $50 a year. The license
is now $100 a year. He was also in
structed to draw an ordinance fixing
the amount of license on fire insur
ance companies and setting this rev
enue aside for the equipment of the
fire department. A committee was
appointed to investigate the fire equip
ment in other cities of Columbia's
size and recommend changes for Col
umbia. F. P. Ralston, a student of the Uni
versity, was given the free use of a
team and city water to demonstrate
the use of a street flusher. The dem
onstration will last three days.
Dr. E. H. Smith was refunded $27.88
for taxes overpaid for the year 1909.
FLIP OF COIN GIVES CONTRACT
Council Conld Not Decide Between
Two Equal Sidewalk Bids.
The City Council determined last
night by the flip of a coin who should
get a contract for the city. When
has been in Columbia. They will wait i Tne taxes were collected twice.
for orders from Mr. Walker before re
leasing him.
CONSIDER NEW FIRE EQUIPMENT
Day, to make it worth while, Presi- the bids for putting in new sidewalks
dent A. Ross Hill said yesterday I were read it was found that two of
at Assembly that special accommo- them were the same. J. X. Fellows,
dations would be provided and a?- who had the lowest bias for the other
sence from class would be excused.
He left at noon today for the fair and
arrangements had to be made before
that time. Xo arrangements have yet
been made to send the cadets as was
done last year.
BLACK UNIFORMS TOTED OUT
A. B. Wilson Visits Here.
A. B. Wilson of Bakersfield. Cal.. is
in Columbia this week visiting his
brother, H. L. Wilson. Mr. Wilson
was a former resident of Columbia.
but left here about seven years ago.
To Prevent Cholera Spread.
Dr. Samuel Sheldon, state veterin
arian, has gone to the state fair to
take charge of an exhibit conducted
by the Kansas City Veterinary Col
lege. He will also conduct an inspec
tion of the fine hogs as they arrive
at Sedalia. The purpose of this in
spection is to ward against any dis
eased animals entering the exhibition
grounds.
Stephens College Girls Against Them
By Two-Thlrds Majority.
The black uniforms of the Stephens
College girls that have been familiar
to the residents of Columbia for years
will not be seen this year. The sixty
boarding students of the school have
voted by more than a two-thirds ma
jority to discontinue the use of them.
K. U. English Teacher Is Writer.
Miss Margaret Lynn, assistant pro
fessor in the department or English
at the University or Kansas, has
broken into high-brow literature. A
series of short stories from her pen
is running in the Atlantic Monthly.
The sixth of the series. "A Green
Thought," is in the September issue.
contracts, and J. A. Stewart had tied
on this bid.
Mr. Fellows was present and ar
gued that he ought to have this con
tract because he had the others. The
council would not hear to this, .nor
did they want to advertise for new
bids. Someone suggested flipping a
coin and Mr. Fellows won the toss.
A motion to give him the contract was
then made and carried.
MRS. McBAINE ENTERTAINS
Fifty Methodist Women Stndents At
tend a "Get Acquainted" Meeting.
Mrs. Turner McBaine entertained
the Methodist women or the Univer
sity Friday afternoon at her home,
206 College avenue. About fifty young
women spent the afternoon in getting
acquainted. Mrs. McBaine was as
sisted by her daughter. Miss Mildred
McBaine, and by several University
women living in Columbia.
Mrs. McBaine has a Sunday School
class in the Methodist Church which
is well attended by University women.
City Council Orders Investigation of
Other Departments.
The fire department committee of
the City Council, L. J. Slate. E. B.
Cauthorn and Fountain Rothweil, was
instructed last night to Investigate
the fire equipment of other cities and
recommend changes Tor Columbia.
Poor fire protection was given by
Mayor W. S. St. Clair as a reason why
insurance rates are higher for Colum
bia than for other cities of this size.
It was brought out that Jefferson City
and many other small cities have
much better fire equipment than Col
umbia. Fountain Rothweil said the burst
ing of fire hose could hi nrovpntoii
by an expenditure or $75 for appara
tus to shut the pressure off at the
water plug. With the hose now In
use. the water is turned off at the
nozzle and the heavy pressure often
bursts the hose. Even the horses, i
Is said, are worn out. One of them is
about twenty-five years old, according
to Mr. Rothweil, and is unfit for the
fire service. He has been in use by
the department for twelve years.
Bills were granted from the water
and light fund amounting to $2412.51
and from the general rund, $1564.29.
PaTement on West Broadway.
J. A. Stewart was given permission
to extend the asphalt street on West
Broadway to the city limits. Though
the work is to be done privately. It
will be under the supervision of the
city engineer and street committee.
It must conform to their specifica
tions. Mr. Stewart said the concrete
will be laid six inches deep and a half
gallon or asphalt used to the yard.
Other business transacted was: the
passing or ordinances ror the con
struction or sidewalks on Hollls
street. East Broadway and Price ave
nue; ror levying a special assessment
to pay the paving on Maryland Place.
Contracts ror sidewalks on Walnut
street, and XInth street were let to
J. X. Fellows. A petition ror a water
main on Rosemary Lane was referred
to the water and light committee with
power to act.
Stephens Field Worker Chosen.
The board of curators or Stephens
College, at a meeting September 26,
elected E. Arthur Collins as field rep
resentative or the school ror one year
beginning October 1. His work is to
see students or the public and high
schools or this state and interest them
in the educational department or the
College. He will be In the field
throughout the year.
M. U. ALUMNI POLITICAL RIVALS
Cole and McCoIIum Candidates for
County Attorney of Pawnee Co, Ok.
Redmond S. Cole and J. A. McCoI
Ium, both alumni or the University or
Missouri, are rival candidates ror the
office or county attorney or Pawnee
County, Oklahoma. Mr. Cole received
his bachelor or arts degree here in
1905, while Mr. McCoIIum was gradu
ated from the School of Law in 1911.
Cole is a candidate for re-election
on the Democratic ticket, while Mc
CoIIum is running as a Republican.
Democratic Club at Ilia ton.
Democrats or Columbia went to
Hinton to organize a club last night.
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