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UXIVERSITr MISSODRIAX, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER , 1912.
I UNIVERSITYISSOURIAtl COOKlNG AXD SEWING CLASSES.
BE An KTeninc Daily ly tlie Student- in the "
k: School of Journalism .it the University " ""
K of i!isouri.
IIAKKY l. UY
L'niTrrtity Mluourian Aksoriatian. Inc.
J IIAHIMSUX IIHOWX. President.
KOliKKT S. MANX, Secretary.
W. K. IIAI.I.. Tre.-iMirt-r.
J.im.-s i. M.iv II. .1. MiK.i.v
How Girls at the University of Missouri Are
Taught Home Management In Domes
tic Science Courses.
Echoes of Yesterday.
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THE FIKST A3IE.DMET.
One of the most important amend
ments on the ballot for the November
election is Amendment No. 1, which
will allow cities to educate children
." years old and young people of more
than 20. It merely gives the cities
the power to do so, it does not re
quire that they do. The expense will
be borne by the city and not by the
This amendment also gies the
Legislature power to authorize school
boards to establish kindergartens
for the children. In this way the
children will be kept off the street
and away from its evil influences and
associates. It means much to the
city people who have small children
and smaller front yards.
Extending the age limit above 20
years is also good. Many people have
been depried of their education ear
lier. They should have a right to be
come better citizens if they wish. It
is for the benefit of the state that they
become better citizens and whatever
benefits the state, benefits everybody
within the state. Let everyone enjoy
the right to go to school to become
a better citizen.
For many years popular sentiment long tables,
w-oe npainct ttio rpnnhinc nf dnnipsfif lOCKCrS.
science in colleges. Why should a girl
Fhe Years Ago.
1 The Tigers defeated Central College
by a score of AC, to 0. The Saturday
before the Central team was beaten
by a score of :;9 to 0. The Tiger line
up for that year was: Alexander,
i right end; Nixon and Barnes, right
go to college merely to learn how to
In the dressing-room class the
girls are taught to draft their own
It , two wash dresses. In all classes note
cook and sew when she might learn dress, an evening dress and one or
such things from her mother?
seemed ridiculous. If the daughter
must go to school she should study
something not to be learned at home.
But gradually this idea has disappear
ed. Statistics show that 90 Jier cent
sewing machines and j tackle; Xee, right guard; Ristine,
center; Carothers, left guard; inner,
left tackle; Evving and Driver, left
end; Crane, right half; Graves, left
half; Axline, fullback; Rutherford,
A reception was held at the Chris
tian Church for the Rev. and Mrs. M.
patterns. They also make a woolen
books are kept, in which detailed de
scriptions and drawings are made of
the work done during the semester.
Miss Louise Stanley and Miss Wi
nona Woodward have charge of the
In Which Clas. Arc You.'
AKansas Citian has made the fol
' lowing classification, according to
IIIsli Bron Browning, anthropolo
gy; Corot. economics; Bacon, the up
life; Gibbon, inherent sin. the fourth
dimension: Euripides, duplicate whist,
eyether, pate-de-foie-gras, lemon
phosphate, Henry Cabot Lodge, Wood
row Wilson, no chewing gum.
I Low Hteh Brow. Municipal govern
ment, Kipling; Socialism. Shakes
peare; politics, Thackeray; taxation,
golf, grand opera, bridge, chicken
Maryland, eyether, stocks and bonds,
gin rickeys, Theodore Roosevelt;
chewing gum in private.
Hijih Low Brow. Musical comedy,
Richard Harding Davis; euchre, base-
Rnnnn fnnnt- Atl "EVllnivs ItlPt nt
,..:.,.. , ball. Anthonv Hope; moving pictures,
Centralia in the r fifth annual con- ua"' JX"1"" - ' h '
small steak medium. Ella Wheeler
ll:l... ...Kiel.. TJnhnrt "VV PlinmllPrS!
Mr. and llrs. E. W. Stephens and " ""."
of tne income or lire is expended Dy cooKing classes, me lectures are1 Mr. and llrs. E. W. Stephens and " " ,
women. They are the home makers given by Miss Stanley and Miss Wood-1 daughter. Miss Mary, and Miss Mar- l'"rI'e socks, chewing gum wi ,
and need to be trained along all lines ward directs the laboratory work. ! garet Rollins departed for a trip rrlenas-
that lead to the scientific administra-1 The elementary course gives an idea
tion of the home. This is what is be-'of the manner in which food should be
ins taught at the University of Mis- prepared and the students learn food
souri. Home economics is coming to principles and their
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around the world, expecting to be' '" .--. --
. , ,. ., ' . , , ham sandwiches, haven t came, pitch,
gone eight months. Mr. Stephens has """ I
. , , . I and her, mellerdrainmer. hair oil. I
been spoken of as a nominee for gov- ' """ '
combinations. ernor .but his departure put an end. e uucness. oeer; u.rBe -u. ...
be more and more emphasized in fe- There are two laboratories, an indi-,to the movement. 1 rea nanne,s- ,ooul i'"-!. """j
male and co-educational schools. idual kitchen and a dining room. At uatn iiouse jonn. cihmwiik Kuiu u.. w.e
A (A.Ml'lS THAT IS YOURS.
In the interest of the University it
is often well to remind the students
that the institution is theirs. The
thousands that have gone before have
protected it for them, and they must
afford it protection for the thousands
that are to come. This is tradition,
and it is the tradition of college life
that makes the student love his Alma
In this particular year when so
much reconstruction is going on and
within the net few years when we
hope for development in the way of
buildings and grounds let us take
especial care of our campus. There
are many improvements and changes
which require more than a day to
make and they are often such that
they cannot be publicly explained.
Eery student should rest assured
that competent men authorize every
change; that the eyes of the state
are upon the work; and that nothing
will be done other than to further the
ultimate good of the institution.
Often these changes may cause the
students, or even members of the
faculty, inconvenience, but each one
of us must remember that only by co
operation is system maintained. We
should exercise patience in the use
of the campus.
Keep on the walks, do not cut the
corners of the grass or go through
the shrubbery, and do not cross the
parkings on the street.
Probably at no time for the Inst
several years have the lawns of the
University been in as fine condition
as they are this fall, but there seems
to he a decided Iaity on the part of
both men and women of all classes in
the matter of keeping off the lawns.
The funds for maintaining the
grounds are at present sadly inade
quate and it is only by the most care
ful and thoughtful co-operation of the
:!.000 and more persons who uise the
same palhb. Missouri has a beautiful
campus but it is still far behind other
wealthier institutions in this respect.
Therefore, if we wish it to assume
first place in the near future we must
show our pride in the property and
the work going on.
Make the campus beautiful.
Millinery and sewing appeals most , the end of the semester they serve a)
quickly to the popular imagination. 1 meal to some of the faculty members,
Ten Year- .lea.
The Ninth Missouri State Militia
' Cavalry, U. S. A., held a reunion in
Columbia. Only fifty of the survivors
were present. It had been estimated
that ::00 were living.
The Columbia High School organ
ized a football team, expecting to play
a game with the Tigers.
I street cars.
Tnentj Year. Ago.
Miss Nelle Carter conducts classes in ! parents, or other judges to test their
both subjects at the Home Economics ability to cook and serve. There is
Building. The first hats are made of always rivalry to see who can serve
cravenette and covered with silk or the best meal for the lowest price,
other soft material. Each girls shapes Four girls plan, cook and serve the
and trims the hat to suit herself, meal to their own guests. An itemized
Later the hats are made with wire account of the entire cost is carefully
frames. The girls also learn to make 1 made and handed in to Miss Stanley
ribbon flowers, foliage and fancy, or Miss Woodward.
trimmings. Millinery was introduced! t order in simK- ni.n.-.. tw '
as a study in the second semester of C0uld not be studied in the laboratory! CoIumuia papers stated that Luther
last year and is rapidly gaining favor a jIome Economics Club was formed, JI- nefe and Mrs. Defoe, who had
among the students. , or which Miss Carter was elected uee married in Washington Septem-
In the class of plain sewing, darn-I president. The members study cur-! ber 20. were attending school at Har
ing and patching are taught first and , rent literature, taking up problems varu University.
later hand sewing of all kinds. Each that are discussed in various niaga E- If- Jones, the new Tiger football
girl buys her own material and makes zines. They -meet every to weeks. ' trainer, arrived from the East to take
the garment for herself. Aprons, un-1 The usual program is varied during charge of the team. He was the sec
derwear and one wash dress are ' the year by special speakers and an onu trainer the Tigers ever had.
made during the semester. The un-1 occasional banquet or dinner. Judge John D. Lawson and Mrs.
Besides the cooking and sewing I-avvson had just returned from Can
there is a textile laboratory where the ada and tne East- where they had
girls learn to judge fabrics, to clean sl,ent the summer,
them and to remove stains of all u was stated that the Wabash rail
kinds. Miss Daniels has charge of road was making ?i2.-.,000 a year from
devvear is usually hand-embroidered,
but when ready-made trimming is
used the girls are taught to piece or
sew it together to make the seams in
visible. The sewing laboratory is a
large, well-lighted room fitted with
its twenty-two miles of track.
all kinds, from impassable mud least once a week. Good roads and
BECEI'TIOX FOB 31. V. STIDEXTS
(Jailierini: at the Y. 31. C. A. to 3Ieet
President and Deans.
The president and the deans of the'
University have issued invitations to
an informal reception to be given Sat
urday night in the Y. M. C. A. Build
ing. It is for the new men and is
following a etistom started last year.
The object is to meet personally as
many of the students as possible.
How to Test
Take hold of each
end of a sheet. Crum
ple it up so that both
hands are together.
Give each hand a rotary
motion until every part of
the sheet has been crump
led. Straighten out the
sheet and notice the effect.
A jlance will tell you the
good from the bad.
Try this test on Co
Op typewriter paper or
let one of our sales
people make the test
for you. Notice how
nicely the sheet stands
the crumpling. Our
paper is selected to
stand every test of a
good paper. It is good
Wins a Suit of Clothing.
A Kansas City clothing firm issues
each month a little magazine contain
ing news of the clothing trade and
styles. It offers prizes for various
things and give away suits of cloth
ing. Fred Bertisch of Mayvievv. Mo.,
is one of the recent winners of a new-suit.
Xo Council .Heeting Last Night.
The special meeting of the City
Council called for last night was not
held. The business that was to have
come before the meeting will be held
over until the regular meeting of the
Council next Tuesday night.
JTT We've nearly starved
Jl to death since You've
been away ! ! ! ! !
10S S. Ninth. Phonc221-B
A 1-cent stamp on this copy of the
Missourian sent to a friend, may
bring a new student to the University
THE MISSOURIAN'S OFFICIAL , WEATHER MAP
One of the greatest problems in this
U. S. Department of Agriculture.
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Wren's pharmacy in the Virginia
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swamps to hard pulling wagon paths, conveyances can give the people of nlost any tning j.ou want adv
Those interested in the roads of the the farm all the social advantages en- '
country have figured out that m the joyed in town. This alone will solve
United States the average distance of the problem of keeping the young
a farm from its market is 9.1 miles, people on the farm.
At present it costs a farmer 1.6 per In 1010, the produce exports of Ger
cent more to haul a load that distance many, Belgium and Holland, three
over the unimproved road than it countries about the size of Texas,
would to ship the same load from were three times as much as of the
New York to England, which is about entire United States. Those countries
3.100 miles. This cost of hauling have fine road systems. When the
produce from the farm to the town in prices are right in those countries,
this country is more than double the the farmers can haul their product to
cost of such transportation in Eng- the market and sell it recardless of
land. France or Germany. J the weather. A great export trade
But it is not necessary to give more develops.
figures to show the importance of TIie prosperity of any nation cannot
good roads. Productive farms can be oe sustained separate from the wel
of little value ir their yield cannot fare f the agricultural interests
be taken to the market without the Good farming cannot possibly border
outlay of enormous amounts of time on niuu" roads and hub deep rutA
and energy. Road builders say that ,
it tne roaas of the country are im
proved, the cost of transportation
from farm to market will be cut in Hazing Kepiniiated.
two, which means the saving of many Editor The Missourian:
millions every years. The result will Twenty students have been expelled
be cheaper raw materials and food from a eollege in Ralefch. X- C on
, . account of a death from hazing. The
stuffs. The farmer can economize on . , . , .. ,, ...
1 president of the college says this is a
time. When bad weather keeps hiiff repudiation of hazing.
from work in the fields, he mayjdo' The authorities of the college seem1
his hauling. to be acting in a small and undignified
manner, ine twenty students were
t Tint n u-liit ninro fiiilri- nf niicnnnrliif.t
is the continual and ' . .. , ,
than thousands of others who have
in urban population. hnzp(I frpshmen in ..nst vonr Tl.ov!
People are leaving their farms to live were merely unfortunate, in that thev 1
in large towns and cities. The rea-. were concerned in the accident. The highest temperature in Columbia yesterday was CC and the lowest was .VI; rainfall, .06.
son for this is the isolation and lone-1 Ft '3 hard- of course, to find an ex- ! yesfrday the highest was :,6. the lowest IT, and the rainfall. .07. Forecasttill Z p. 111. Thursday:
liness of rural life, especially in un-, . -"" - "'-. 1- " ..... . u weamer tonipiu anu mursdav; siiowcrs and thunderstorms in north
Better roads mean that social life
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October 9, 1912.
7 a. m.
9 EXPLANATORY NOTES.
Observations token at 8 a. m.. 7Mh merirtian time. Air pressure reduced to sea level. Isobars (continuous lines) rass thrmich oolnis
of emal air pressure. Isotherms (dotted lines) pass through points of equal temperature: drawn only for lero freeSn 90? lid 100?
O ilear; Q partly cloudy: cloudy: rain: snow: report mlsslns. Arrows fly with the wind. Fitflcures lowesttem
perature past 12 hours; second, precipitation of -.01 inch or more Tor past 21 hours; third, maximum wind velocity "
ciany wnen it is so rougn as to en- aiternoon and tonight; colder Thurs day, and in northwest portion tonight.
danger tne lives of the victims. But Heather ( iiditi,ns: An extensive low pressure area with centers over Modena. Utah, and Kansas City,
louese auwioriues snouiu not allow '. mo., covers tne countrv trom the I 11 nei- i.nki.s nml MiCc.c:.,.,r Vnii.. . .i, t:: .
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in tne country districts is possible, "a.mg to go on unmolested until an west, mere a well developed high pressure area is advancing eastward -ivin-
Schools can be centralized.
centers may be established
schoolliouses where the people of the
community may come together at
except in the Xorth-
snovv in .Montana, and sleet in
in the Up-
morning tcmnera' ures in idnlin Vomita nni rifiii Tim
the expulsion of the students who hap-' continued eastward advance of these conditions is expected to give showers and thunderstorms over this sec-
M. ,tion this afternoon and tonight folio wed bv unsettled conditions ;ir,.i i,i, t,i-
Social e;cnt occ,lrs wllic. however lamenta- Manitoba, as it follows in the wake of the eastward moving low pressures.Ucht showers have fallen
at the 1jI(?' is a" acci,lent- and then consider per Lake Region, the Upper Mississt ppi Valley and thence westward to the Pacific Coast. Freezi
1 tun un-y iuhu cieareu uiemseives oy 1 prevails 111 .Montana and adjacent Canada, and freezin
pened to be entangled.
ROADS AM) .VITIOXAL WELFARE.
In the United States there are more
than two million miles of public high
way. About ! per cent of all this
mileage is imnroved. In the remain
ing 91 per cent are found roads of
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