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UMVERSITT MISSOURIAN, 3IOXDAT, OCTOBER 7, Iftli
HOW THE COLUMNS WERE SAVED
that is a prize winner
Public Sentiment, After the Fire of 1892,
Overruled an Order to Tear
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'Tuesday and Wednesday
OCT. Sth and 9th. '
They Lace in Front
H. E. KEIM, Mgr.
Music for All Occossions.
A five pound Box of it will
be "km to the University,
Stephens or Christian college
woman making the highest
average score this week at
Bowling free to College and
University women all week.
Special alleys reserved for
women 9-1 1 a. m.
On 10th, a few steps south
U Where you can eat
your meals and
know that they
have been well
cooked in a clean
No. il N. Mh St.
Just a few steps north
JUe Serve Short Orders.
j Cries of "Fire:" "The University is I uniersity, the new buildings of which
! on ,ro!" interrupted the buzz of con- should be grouped about the last mein-
. , ,. . ., orv of the early das. G. P. Kothwell.
, v creation in the auditorium of the old, - ,., ,.
1 president of the curators, moved at
University building about 7 o'clock on the neU mcetjng of the board. Dccem-
the night of January 1, lSlC'. An au- Der yjt wj.' that the former order
I dience was gathering to hear the ' be rescinded. His suggestion was
night. Only a few
program of the
had arrived so
I early and they were inclined to think
, lightly of the warning. Itut when a
large chandelier fell in the room ment that the
'above, in which a professor was work- mounted on
adopted, but it was yet a great while
before the fate of the old columns was
A consulting engineer settled the
matter August 2S. 1MI3, by his state-
pillars were safely
Ann foundations and
MADE IN FOUR HEIGHTS
Glasgow 2H la. Belmont ZX In.
Hcdora 2J In. Chester 2 In.
1 Sc. each 2 for 25c.
ClUETT, PEABODY d CO. Makers
I Want Column
ing. and plaster began to fall in other would permit of the removal of the
places they rubbed to lloors above. I remains of the front wall and other
Among the first to find the location masonry imbedded between. M. G. tOUND A diamond ring on !tth
i of the fire was President It. II. Jesse. Kern, a landscape gardener, aided the street, September 1'Oth. Owner call
A defective wire above the library, work of the building wreckers by S44 Sampson Hall and identify same.
then on the fourth floor of the east placing mounds about the foundation
wing of the building, was thought to of the columns which had been low- FOR KENT Two well furnished
be the cause of the flames. The pres- I ercl about four feet. His other work rooms for quiet persons. SOI Ilill
ident directed the 'ire fighting, which consisted in beautifjing the quad- crest. (dot)
v as eagerly entered upon by the fast rangle which had been graded and,
growing crowd. But the task was properly laid out. I F0R m:XT Two large rooms one
Hopeless, and wlien daviigiit spread i Ten jears and a month after tne block west of I'niversity Dining Club
over the old campus, little besides the I old I'niversity building had been ded- -)0C Solltj, Fifth. Phone :!7il-b. (d!t)
lour brick walls and the si Ionic col- Seated, the present Academic Hall was.
iiniiis of the portico of the building completed just south of the old site.!
remained. j it had cost $23.i,U00. The loss from
The old I'niversity building, which the fire was estimated at $2."0,000. cov
corresponds to the present Academic crcd by $14fi."00 insurance. Svvitzler
Hall, was in the north half of the Hall was the only other building then
present quadrangle. A party of work- in the quadrangle. .Most of the cam
men started to work the following pus was in a state of wilderness. A
Monday and soon had cleared away good sized pond was just northeast of
most of the debris, except the col- the limits of the present campus and
unins and the remains of the portico, there were few houses out south.
FOR RENT Nice clean comfortable
rooms for men at :!05 College Ave.
Phone SIS Red. (tf)
FOR RENT One-half room. Good
location. Fine room; three windows.
COO South Ninth street. (d2t)
I ROOM AND BOARD for young men
at 722 Missouri Ave.
able. Mrs. Draffen
That part of the work was dangerous, The residents of Columbia had
and for the time being unnecessary, taken an active interest in the preser
Meanwhile. classes of the I'niversity ation of the old columns and it was
continued on regular schedule. Stu- largely through their work that they
dents met in spare rooms of the court- were saved. In the same way, it was
house, churches and store buildings, mainlv due to them that the lnivcr-
IThe president's office was in Scott's sity remained here in spite of the ef-
grocery store, then at Ninth street forts of many other towns to change
and Broadway. Other offices of the the location after the fire,
j I'niversity were scattered over town. The fight for the I'niversity col-
The problem of disposal of the old unms endeared the old pillars in the
columns received little consideration, hearts of all connected with the town
No one thought just then of the final and I'niversity. .Many memories and
solution. But when at a meeting of sentiments grew about the mounds,
the Board of Curators August 9 of the One of the traditions rigidly enforced
following year, the columns were or- is that none but upper classmen, jun
dered removed, public sentiment dis- iors and seniors, may go to the foot
approved the measure. , of the coulmns on the mounds. Sev-
Judge N. M. Shelton of Lancaster, ! oral freshmen who have insisted on
.Mo., one of the curators, had framed going up to the mounds have been
a resolution that "the last remains of paddled.
the university edifice are thought to1 Freshmen are still told that the col
be dangerous anl liable to fall" anl nmns are named for the first si prcs
should be removed. Then it was that idents of the university and that the
the idea was voiced that he stone pil- one on which no vines grow repre-
lars ue preserved and made into the sents a president who was bald- ja(lun street.
iic-aii. ui i greater ana larger state Headed. T. S. II.
. SITUATION WANTED By lady
stenographer with two years eperi
II. I.aughlin, Turner McBaine, and encc Can gie g0od references. Ad
Miss Alvra Vesser, went to Kejtes- dress j MjSSOurian. (dSt)
ville this morning to attend a mis-
FOR RENT Nine-room modern
house, corner of Stewart Road and
Westwood avenue, for $r,0 per month.
Inquire at 110 N. 8th St., or phone
3SC Green, or 394 Red. W. E. Farley.
FOR RENT One furnished room,
convenient location, 207 College Ave.
FOUND Plain gold cuff button,
oval shape. Owner can have same by
calling at Missourian office and pay
ing for this ad.
FOR RENT Room and Board for
joung men at 722 Missouri Ave. Price
reasonable. Mrs. Draffen. dCt
ROOMS FOR BOYS Large rooms
with or without board. Newly fur
nished. Call on Mrs. Cooper, 1110
Brief Local News
H. O. Landrum went
Station this morning.
sionary conference of the .Methodist
Mr. and .Mrs. R. Crenshaw who live
V. T. Hodge of Centralia and G. L.
near .isnianu, uoparieu tins morning Shock of Hallsville. members of the
for Kansas Citv to visit their daugh-j petit jury, departed this morning for
tcr. .Mrs. Lawrence Sapp. their homes. They will return in the
Mrs. Mary Landrum, who has been
visiting her son, II. O. I-andrum, the '
last weak, departed touay for her ' MMJSEV TO lOACH C. II. S. TEAM.
home in Laddonia.
.11. r. Student in Cliarcr at Hurli
.School C . Tern Trainer.
TO RENT Four largo rooms for
girl. Modem house. Mrs. Virgil
Crump, SOU Missouri Ave., Phone ."2."
FOR RENT Two third floor rooms
for men. Itent reasonable. Call at
131S Anthony Street. (wk)
THEY LIKE KOOTHU.L ltl'LES.
Forrest Havdon and bis mother,
.Mrs. 15. M. Havdon departed this
morning for Kansas Ctv and other
points in the Southwest on a three
D. L. McBride went to Moberly on
Mrs. George Howell of Elvins, .Mo.,
who has been visiting since Friday
with Mrs. Lawrence Evans, departed
for home this morning.
Coaches Over Coiinlrj Pleased With
Changes This Year.
W. W. Lindsey, a student of the I'ni
versity of Missouri will coach the
Columbia High School football team
this season. C. W. Terry, also a
student at the I'niversity, is trainer.
The appointment of these two men
was made public for the first time
Friday at the high school assembly,
which really was a football rally and
mass meeting instead of assembly.
When .Mr. Cauthorn, the principal.
announced the names of the now lead
No changes in football rules, per
haps have ever met with such univer
sal approbation on the part of coaches
as those put in force this jear. both
in the East and West. Prof. C. L.
Brewer, here at the I'niversity of Mis
souri in describing the changes and
their results has shown that ho is not
Dr. II. L. Williams, of the I'niver
sity of Minnesota, a member of the
S. A. Howard departed this morn
ing for Kansas City.
ers there was much applause from n,los committee, believes that the
changes in tne rules tins jear win
i the student body. Then the trainer
Mr. and Mrs. A. J,
mother. Mrs. Emily Lon, who have
been visiting since
their daughter, Mrs.
departed this mornin
I was called on to make a speech. He iml)r(ne ule ''""-
, , . urged everv man to come out and trv The alteration which gives a team
Lyon ana ins . . .,:,. . m!,ir ton vnnls it is be-
tor me team, saving speed rather than ...- . - .
Iieved. will Dring tne neavy iine:uun
weight counted. .More than twenty
Witll ,. .. . linnL- intrt ffilnr niynin
.1 imnfis unnr mi unen he nRk'pri for mon "v "" ... -.
Looms Hcndric, . ... ... .. "Tim nnaiHi. i-ici- li.ns l.-oii cliiiiinat-
w in unillfl Trv nllT nr tlin tnnm AI ...v w..-... ..... - -
for their home
.Mrs. K. W. Ruenzi departed this
morning for St. Louis, where she will
visit her daughter. Mrs. II. R. Skin
ner, for two weeks.
Mesdames M. E. Hearing,
rell. F. F. Stephens, II. M.
L. L. Ter
For a Quick. Glean Shave
W. E. POINTS and "DOC" PERRY
Eleven South Ninth.
Lindsey, the coach, said prospects were
bright this year for another cham
pionship team, even old men are
back this vear, be said.
Thirty or forty candidates for the
team are expected out at practice in
the next few davs. Plenty of men with
size and speed are in sight. The squad
will practice every school day from 3
i to .I o'clock, and also on Saturdays.
Twice a week scrimagc will be held
with the I'niversity freshmen.
1 The first game or the season prob
ably will be with the Montgomery City
High School on October 12. Even
with a late start the coach hopes to
put a good team on the field that day.
ed. This play." sas Dr. Williams,
"tended to spread out the defensive
backfield. and doing away with it looks
like a wise move. The need on the
onside kick will hardly be felt this
j ear because the elimination of the
20-vear zone on forward pass will al
low passes to be made as far up the
field as the offensive side can get men
to receive the ball. The shortening
of the field and the incidental creation
of the ten-year 70tie behind the goal
line extends the possibilities of the
forward pass. As a result it will be
possible to make a touchdown by
means of a forward pass.
"The fundamental idea of the 10
yard zone rule is to prevent the de
fensive backs from closing in as the
ball is rushed to the goal line and
.Simplified Spelling Pamphlets Here,
A number of pamphlets on the Sim- this makes it easier to gain inside
plication of English Spelling have the 2.".-yard line.
been sent to H. O. Severance, librar-
I Ian, for distribution. They are put Missourian wants pay. Phone them
j out by the Simplified Spelling Board, to 55.
is the only kind that is served at the
Cafeteria. This "Macon Creamery" has won more
awards at the State Fair tli.ni any otlicr. Served with hot biscuit-,
Parser Hou-c rolls, or light bread. 3c.
in your coffee, on breakfast foods, fruits
or puddings we serve only pure, rich cream it's de
licious. No extra charge.
milk to drink, served in sanitary, individual
bottles, contains hih per cent butter f.it.
STANLKY SISSON, Men. LATHROP HALL.
A beautiful display of
Ex Ik she Ant mm i Millinery
9 Superior in all those distinctive
fashion points that appeal to the
smart college dressers. Hats
that embody fashion and beauty
are here in an extensive array of
Q This display includes many
handsome dress and street hats
some trimmed ivith ostrich,
others flower trimmed or with
Paris made fancies.
Jin entirely new stock
The Gant-Elison Co.
Hitt and Broadway
The slow and careful
13 N 9th St.
can be quickly cleaned and pre&ssd at
Work called for and Delivered.
Phone 736. Virginia Building.
There is no quicksand more
unstable than poverty in
quality and we avoid this
quicksand by standard
Ten n I s
41.-. No. 7th St.
We've nearly starved
to death since You've
f I I ! I
108 S. Ninth. Phone 22I-B