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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1912
Contest at Fair Grounds
Would Have Surprised
PLENTY OF OFFICIALS
Only One Squabble, But. It
Was a Long DrawkrOut
"Whoop-ee. there he goes!, Sic 'em,
boy. Look at hfm run! Get back on
'them sidelines. Say, get off that
It was at a football game yesterday
between negro teams the Columbia
Stars and the elevent of the Lincoln
Institute of Jefferson City . Th$ game
was plajed at the Fair Grounds and
the score was 20 to 6 in favor of the
Both teams did some remarkable
playing and if they ailed to adhere
strictly to the accepted rules and reg
ulations, no one seemed the worse off.
Of the four t or, five hundred wno
saw the game at' least fifty were
Plenty ef Officials
O.Ticials there were In abundance.
If the head linesman disagreed with
the decision of the referee, he ran
out on the field to tell him so and a
general debate would follow. Or, if
a player thought the line was
stretched half-an-inch to much one
way or another, he called time out
until he had the matter adjusted or
at least argued.
A long Tun was a joy for all and
enthusiasm ran high regardless of
who did the running. The rooters
from the institute were well armed
When the teams lined up for the
kick-off it was apparent that the Col
umbians presented the greatest. va
riety in costumes. The full back had
a Missouri arm band sewed on his
gray jersey. His socks were scarlet
and white. Another player wore a
black sweater adorned with a large
skull and cross bones of old gold felt.
Pads there were enough for two or
dinary teams. Large nose guards and
shin pads were also worn.
Forward Pass Works
The Jefferson City team worked
several forward passes , and trick
plays. Their little quarterback ran
his team with coolness and accuracy.
Toward the end of the game, when
Columbia had given up hope, a vo
ciferous enthusiast yelled: "Kill that
quarterback and I'll give you a dime.
Kill him, boy, and that ten cents am
yours." However, the little quarter
continued to live.
The fight came in the end of the (
third quarter. The war clouds had
been hancinc; low for some time. But
a touchdown made by an Institute
player after the Columbians contend
ed the whistle had been blown was j
too much to be overlooked. The run
ner was Hnwnod hpliind tlin trnal line'.
with a queer sort of tackle of the
right-jab-from-the-shoulder type and I n. ti" '" . . 7""""""" 7
the crowd gathered around to see it ! 1 rJ M "" T taken 'n '
out It did not last long, however.!..? .?? tnis J'ear b- "omen- wno
It did not last long, how.ever.
The two most concerned were sepa
rated and the game proceeded as
amirably as might be expected under
SAXDV SOIL IV AX EXPERIMENT
Tests Will Up Made on Field In Sontli
The University of Missouri will es
tablish an experiment field near Mor
lev in Southeistern Missouri. Prof.
5!. F. Miller of the agronomy depart
ment s'ipiu last week inspecting the
'and in that part of the state and se
leed the field.
The soil in this field is ery sindv '
and i used extensively in the raising,
o' ivatcrinclons. It is also used for
proujiiir wheat and cowpeas. Both
crops can be secured in one season
from the same land. Mr. Miller sivS
trere is a large tract of this land.
Since it is xrr sandy, it needs par
ticular soil management, and for this
reason it was selected as the locnt'on
f an experiment field. There is a
frav soil in that section also, which
the 1'nixersity evpects to make some
Professor Miller spoke at a far
mers' meeting at Campbell on "Soils
" Southeastern Missouri Lowlands."
He also visited C. M. McWIlliams, the
eountv adviser of Cape Girardeau
FAIR AD COLDER TOMGHT
Weather Bareau Says There Will Be
Fair tonight and Wednesday, colder
tonight with frost is the official
weather forecast for Columbia. The
hourly temperature readings for to-flay:
7 a. m 62 11 a. m 58
8 a. an 64 12 (soon) 57
9 a. m 63 1 p. m. .......57
10 a. m 59 2 p. m 58
Judge A. D. Norton!, Progressive
candidate, for governor, at the court-"
house 8 p. m.
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B. R. .Barber, secretary of the Y.
II. C. A.-. at Calcutta, talks on student
lire in India at the Y. M. d.A. Build
ing 6:35 p. m. i .p
DEMOCRATS HERE OPTIMISTIC
Progressives Also Expect Substantial
Vote in Booae County. a
The Boone County Readers of the
Democratic party think -Boone County
will roll up a heavier Democratic ma
jority this year than ft has in, the
past. According to Ben M. Anderson
and J. E. Boggs, the plurality will be
from 3300 to 4000.
The Progressive party is also busy.
"It's the 'great silent majority that
we are looking to for our support,"
said C. W. Loomis, chairman, of the
Progressive party. "This part of the
country's citizens determines the re
sult and it's to their support we are
looking for national (victory. We
will have substantial vote in Boone
SHORT COURSE NEXT WEEK
Indications Are That the Attendance
Will Be Large.
Indications are that the attendance.
at the short course in Agriculture
I this year will be greater than last'
The inquiries regarding the course
have been nearly doube that of last
year. The large corn crop may keep
some away from the first term, Is the
opinion of A. J. Meyer, in charge of
the short course. Howeier, the at
tendance at the second term ough"t to
be much larger, as the big corn crop
will be gathered by that time. This
year for the first time the Frisco and
Santa Fe railroads do not offer schol
arshaps. This is expected to reduce
the attendance slightly. The first
term begins November 4.
SEATS FOR RETURNS
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to Auditorium Election
A special wire leased from the
Western Union Telegraph Company
hr thp TTnivArsitv AficcnurioTi iritl
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eive the returns nf thp nrpsidpnMnl
election the night of November 5.
The returns will be thrown on a
c?nvinn In 4Un T':..-U . ,,, . .
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as soon as thev are received.
There will be music and probably
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ii.iiir ruin i.iiiiiiihiii in mi uiu iiinai.f nt .. .. . i
'between bulletins. The returns will.hnir n..
j.ei int. tlsuiib wunoui Dcms
Wa'Oll for bulletins. ,
Tlie returns will begin coming in i
about 8 o'clock and will continue until
about one. However, it probably will
not be necessary to stay so late to
foretell the result of the election.
A small admission fee will be
charged to defray expenses. '
NEW STORE FOR SOUTH NINTH
W. Penn Will Erect
Bulldimr Early yext Year.
Dr. J. W. Penn. of Penn's Pha--
maty, is completing plans for the
erection of a two-story store and of-
fice building at 12 South Ninth street,
just off Broadway. The lot now has
a building which is occupied bv .1. W. '
Palmer. The wrecking of this build-
ing will begin about January 1. and
as soon as this is completed work on
the new building will begin."
The building will be 40 bv 40 fee
of white glazed brick. Fenns dru?
sto-e will occunv the entire first floor
'The Fe"Ti'' foor will be divided into
. o""cs rooms.
A Perfect Ear of Cora
A. T. Roland brought an ear or
corn into Mound City which has the
exact measurements of the nerfec
ear of corn. It is 10H inches in
length. 7 inches in circumference,
and has twenty rows.
Professor Miller Finds Story
of Adventures Tod Long
for one Hour.
"TO BE CONTINUED'.1
Thursday He Will f ett1iH
Army at Athens.
The story of some ten very event
ful days in which he was robbed' aad
left for dead, returned to life, -M
made a' captain in the Greek army.S&il
his former captors, was t0
much for Prof. Walter Miller to. tel:
in one assembly hour. Next Thurs
day he will tell how he became a cap-'
tain in the Greek army. This morn
ing he told all except the captain
The story told at assembly this
morning goes back to the student
days of Professor Miller at the Ameir-
lean School of Classical Studies at
Athens in' "1886. One June morning
Miller, the student, left Athens to go
on foot through the northern part of
Greece, and eventually on to Constan
tinople to study the classical archae
ology of the ancient country.
On the third day of his journey he
fell in with two Albanians. As lie
naa always iouna the Greeks very
hospitable, hts suspicious were not
aroused as to the real designs of his
two traveling companions till one of
them took him by the throat. Then
the American made use of his foot-
bal1 experience and planted a heel in
tne I"1 or one or the Greeks stomach:
Tne onIv 8erius thing the blow did
was to bring the brigand back with'
a club and Miller was knocked uncon
scious. Awakening in the evening the vis-
tim of the Albanian brigands wentj.fc mect ,aat Wedne3day afterIioon
in -uss u wneai iieia ana into a small
village. He made inquiries for the
mayor, who was out of town. After
varied experiences he made his way
some fifty miles to a suburb of Athens
wnere lie had hopes of catching a measured the fewest number of 'careful study of the soil, the differ
train into the city. He came within jnches. The standing broad jump was ! cnt methods of management and the
0.r..l ui me wuiiKu i" ume 10 near
the train whistle out of town.
The close of the assemblv
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.uuwu ...,C1 lue .uuueiu. uSlet.p onmade by burstjng paper bags decided
the platform of the suburb of Athens.
Next Thursday Professor Miller will
continue the narrative and tell the
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FEW HUJfTIXG LICEXSES XOW
Scarcity of Game, Especially Quail,
Cannes Falling Off.
Because of the scarcity of game, es
pecially quail, in Boone County this
fall, few hunting licenses have been
issued in the last few days. As a
general thing hunters rush to get li
censes a w before quail season
opens. lp to today 2fi3 hunting li-1
censes have been issued. I.. I.. RitrhiPi
"l aiurgeon, .jj years old, hrown
cot the last one Ip. j
&ueu- A Description or tne holder oftold the girls of things they believed,
a """ting license is always recorded. I known onIv to themselves. The en-1
I-ast year up to this date 322 li-1 tire school, faculty and students at-
censes were issued, r,9 more than the,
, ... .
Rrn hnnrtrorl nnH ivrn l,,.nt.ra' li-
censes were issued for the whole of
TO IMPROVE KEISER AVENUE
Proprrij Owners Organize and Elect
H. 0. Seierance President.
About twenty property owners on
, Keiser avenue met at the home of T.
C. Wilson last night and formed an
organization which will have for its
object the improvement of their
street. The city engineer was present
and plans were discussed for th
building of concrete curbing and g-
tering on both sides of the street and
for the re-surfacing of the 'momc'
A committee was appointed to take
the matter up further and report at
the next meeting.
The organization was madn pema-
nent by the selection of H O. Sever-
ance as president and A. W. Orr as
Mrs. Jewell Visits Daughter.
Mrs. W. O. L. Jewett of Shelbina
Mo., is spending a few days with her
daughter. Miss Ida Jewett, who is at
the University hospital.
Visiting His Son Here.
Charles E. Shepard of Kansas City
has been visiting his son, C. O. Shepard.
M, U, TEAMS IN TWO
J WRESTLING MEETS
Contests-Will Be Made Inter
collegiate Sport This
K. U. OR AMES HERE
Then Men. Will Be. Selected
For Big, Nine. Toirnia-
ment in April.
Wrestling will be introduced as an
intercollegiate sport ia Tiger athlet
ics this fall.
O." F. Field will start
L I i
classes as soon as the football season
closes and a dual meet with. .either
Kansas or Ames will be held here.
There will be four or five divisions
according to weight. Two men will
be selected from each division, one IS
be used as a substitute. There will
be a match for the best man in each
5AIter this dual meet the wrestling
team will be chosen that will repre
sent Missouri at the gymnastic meet
of ''the Big Nine, formerly the Big
'Eight, which will be held in April.
This will be the first time that Mis
souri has sent a team to this meet,
Nebraska being the only Missouri
galley Conference school to have a
team entered formerly.
J "There is some very good wrestlinr.
material in the school now," said Mr.
Field this morning, "and I expect to
develop some real stars when the
' Several students will aid him with
SMALL FEET WIX A PRIZE
FortalgBtiy Club Cives Xovel Enter-
- tainment at Head Hall.
Instead of their regular literary
meeting, the Fnrtnlghtlv C.hih holii a
at Fead Hall. A manager and four
cantains were chosen, rc.ieh oantain
. selected three members to represent
her The flrst event tne f00t race
was won by the gr whose feet
i,,.nn uv t,D rm, ,,i,ne mn,,th ,rh.n
.. ,j .., (.WU1, ..Uv. 14VUI.. U,U
in a grin, totalled the greatest num-1
ber of inches. The loudest nnise
the shot put, and the honors of the
relay race went to the three who ate
t. -i ... v. .. i , .
I me jjicuicol uuuiucr oi crauKers ill ai
minute. The victorious captains were
presented with tin cups tied with Mis-1 A party of Wabash railroad oTicial
souri colors. ,isited here yesterday on a tour of
inspection. They were T. J. Jones,
STEPHEXS' GIRL TELLS FORTUNE superintendent of the Moberly divis
'ion; Earl Lind, division freight and
College Held Annual Hallowe'en i passenger agent; J. A. Cook, train
Stunt at Rollins Sprinp. J master, and J. T. Sheahan, engineer
A make-believe gypsy told sure- on maintenance of ways,
enough fortunes at the annual Hal-, Tne object of the inspection was to
lUnt Cll CIL1UL Ul O LCl'llC'IIO LUIIUC 1
1nnnnn ra nP CnnVinnn PnltflnfA
neld at Roina SnrInR Saturday. Misses.
Frances Conkling of Kansas City, i
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lucBiueiii ui me tuiiu&e l. -l. o. rt... t
was the eynsy. Through prophetic in-
.!!, nP snmp nther foresight she
tended the nartv They left the col-
.rl;.. iiiHiiM - : .ti i ii iiiiurr li iiii-t
lege about 4:30, ate supper at
spring, and returned at 9 o'clock.
FIGURES NEVER LIE, IT'S SAID
So South Dakota Conld Defeat Texas
by a Score of 79 to G.
What would South Dakota, near the
extreme north do to Texas, on the ex-
treme south, in a football game? Ok-
Iahoma beat Texas 21
1 eat Oklahoma 14 to
to C; Missouri
0; Ames beat .
Missouri 20 to 0; Minnesota beati
Ames r to 0; and South Dakota beat
Minnesota 10 to 0. According to tlio-se
figures South Dakota would beat
Texas 79 to C. What?
Student Odd Fellows Elect.
The student Odd Fellows of
Unie-sity of Missouri elected officers i
funday afternoon at the Y. M. C. A.
Building. H. C. Castor, a senior in
t,,e Pcbool of Law was chosen presi- (
ueni. ine otner umcers aic; itc-
president. J. A. Wisdom: secretary,
F. L. Bentlv; treasurer. W. H. ianz-
lcr; attorney, T. J. Talbert; sergeant-1
at-arms. J. G. May.
L. E. Morgan to Fort Worth.
L. E. Morgan, formerly an assist
ant in the department of agricultural
chemistry, has departed to take a
position as chemist with a fertilizer
company at Fort Worth. Tex.
SOLOISTS IX U. S. MYKINE BAND
.The Organization Ranks With the
World's Best Military PUjers.
Among the fifty artists in the Uni
ted States Marine Band, which will
appear in Columbia November 4, three
will have solo parts on the program
given here. They are Jacques Louis
Vanpouke, Belgian clarinetist; Robert
E. Seel, flutist; and Peter Lewln, who
is said to be the greatest performer
in the world on the xylophone. He
has traveled four times around the
world. He played before the late
King Edward of Great Britain by spe
The band is not only the foremost
military band in the United States,
but ranks with the very best In the
world, according to persons who have
heard the famous German and French
bands, the renowned British Fusiliers'
Danrt and others of equal reputation.
TO-TALK OF EASY ANDERSON
Work of Former M. U. Student
Russia Will Be Discussed.
The work or "Easy" Anderson at
St. Petersburg will be discussed at
luncheon at the Virginia Grill, by R
R. 'Barber, student Y. M. (X.A. secre
tary at Calcutta, India, and by sev
eral students and members of the
University faculty tomorrow. Mr.
Barber is visiting many American uni
versities in the interest of the Y. M.
C. A. work in foreign countries. rAt
6:33 o'clock tomorrow night he will
tell of student life in India at the
Y. M. C. A. auditorium.
Mr. Barber has been in India twelve , sleeping out of doors,
years. Two years ago he was given "ss Bryant said of her work: "In
a medal by the King of England for (families where a patient has tuber
saving the life of an English official 'culosis minute instruction of how to
in India. He is a graduate of North- j prevent the dissemination of the dis
western University. jease has been given. Where a death
i from the disease has occurred the
POMOLOGY CLASS HAS FEAST
"Out to Stndv Prnfpssnr WliIHfn'a
Farm, Students Eat Apple
Of course you like to go for an out-
ing, and who does not like big juicy
apples, well cured butter-nuts and
thick slices of country bacon fried
over a camp f re. Well, that is what
the class in pomology enjoyed Iast'and 5G white falniIIes- Fr tne 'ear
Under the direction of J. C. Wh't
ten, professor of horticulture, the
class went to McBaine and from there
to Professor Whitten's farm about a
mile and a half from the station. A
nananng or rruit trees was made on
,his farm- Several other commercial
orchards in that vicinity were studied.
WABASH PL1XS IMPROVEMENTS
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auinriJUEdiiirni i. . luiio .uiu triutrr
Officials- Here on Inspection Tour.
1 discuss and
plan needed improve-
SERVr KS AT KtPTIST fHrnril
The Rev. Joseph' P. Jacobs Will Give
Rev. Joseph P. Jacobs will hold
services at the Baptist Church ne-t
Sunday. Mr. Jacobs is connected wi'h
the American Baptist Publication Fo
J ciety of St. Louis. Formerly he had
charge of a chapel car and did ean
gelistic and missionary work. He
' will preach at the morning service
and at nicht will give a lecture illus
trated with stereopticon vie.vs.
WHICH PARTV WILL SHE JOIN I
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UlllI Iiuunu UHU ll tjiuiumii'. uu iutr
Y. W. C. A. bulletin board in Aca
demic Hall and lias to decide the in.
Members of the association are trv
ing to decide what parties the" will
support in the political membership
the campaign which began hi safternoon
To Visit Experiment Farm.
James T. Thurman left for bhel-
i,jnfl. Mo., this afternoon to look after
tu tnresning oi cowpeas aim suy
beans on the outlying experiment field '
0f the College of Agriculture at that
R, V. Mitchell at Poultry CoajeatioB.
R. V. Mitchell, assistant in poultry
husbandry In the College or Agricul
ture of the University of Missouri, is
attending a meeting of poultry and
e?7 cariot shippers in. .Chicago this
Details of Work Given at
Annual Meeting of Co
1,324 VISITS ARE MADE
Bfoth.a Negroes and Whites
Aided, With Special At
tention to Tubeculosis.
The work of -caring for 107 sick
persons and giving relief to 302 of
Columbia's poor was reviewed at the
annual meeting of t Charity Organ
ization Society last n'ght.
Miss W. T. Bryant, visiting nurse;
reported, that 73 white and 34 negro
cases, of. illness bad been cared foV
during the past yfar.j Eighty-four of
these" patients had tuberculosis.
Though there were more than twice
as many-'tuBercular1 whites as ne-
l eroes, the total number of deaths for
the two races was almost the same.
Twelve white persons and eleven ne
groes died of tuberculosis.
There are 34 cases of- tuberculosis
on the nurse's visiting list now. Of
these 42 are whites and 12 are ne
groes. Twelve of these patients are
heaUh ot e llv,n& members has been
i watched carefully, and instructions
&ivel fr tne prevention of the dis
The field secretary of the societv.
I H- E- Birdsong. reported that 86 fam
Hies, in which there were 302 per
sons, were cared for last year. Of
this number 30 were negro families
previous there were 42 negro and 46
white families aided, showing an in
crease in the number of dependent
white families and a decrease In de
Causes of Distress.
Sickness, shiftlessness and unem
ployment were given as the chie
causes of distress. In 33 of the fami
lies there was either a widow, a de
serted or a divorced wife. In the
seven cases of desertion, drunkenness
was the cause of dependency.
The society attempted to act as an
employment bureau last winter for
the first time. Thirty-three davs
work was given on the streets. Six
persons were given work with pri
The report of the treasurer, F. P.
Miller, shows a total expenditure for
all departments of $1879.30. last vear
with a balance on hand of $340 83.
There is also about $270 in the Conlev
Poor Fund. The society is in a be
ter financial condition than usual at
this time of year.
Miss Margaret Sampson rciortnd
that the Needlework Guild gav 297,
garments of clothing during the last
vear. Tnee were new garments pur
chased as needed in Individual cases.
The Rev. M. A. Hart, secretary, em
phasized the need of increasing the
eliciency of the society as a "clear
ing house" for the relief work of Co
lumbia. Like Clearine House.
"I ike the clearing house for banks
we endeaor to see that money con
tributed for charitable purposes
reaches the parties for -whom it was
given," Mr. Hart said. "It is not th
"prpose of this societv to furnish the
means, nor to determine the amount
'.and the exten of the giving. Through
I the feid secretary and the isiting
nrrs" both public and private funds
are mor wisely and equitably dis'ri'
titoi thanbv the hit-nnd-mlFS and the
I haphazard methods of giving."
The following persons were elected
as members of the board of directors:
C. W. Tadlock, W. K. Bayless. M. O.
Hudson. W. W. Elwang. C. A. Ell
wood. N. T. Gentry, M. A. Hart. B. F.
Hoffman, A. W. Taylor. S. H. Lew,
Father Lloyd. F. P. Miller. G. IS. Rol
lins, E. W. Stephens. G. W. Trimble.
Mrs. C. W Greene. Mrs. A. H. She--
ar( Mrg Q jj. xjacfarlane. Mrs. Wnl
ter McNab Miller and Mrs. G. B. Kol-
The officers elected for th
year were: E. W. Stephens, presiden:
G. B. Pollins, xicc-presidnt; M. A
Hart, ferretarv; p. P. Miller, trsis-
furer; N. T. Gentrv attorner.
Mr. and Mrs. X. T. Mitchell Here.
Mr. and Mrs. Si T. Mitchell of
Rocheport are the meats of Mrs. R.
H. Gray et University avenue.