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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1912
UNIVERSITY MISSOURI AN.
An Kfulup Dally by the Student In tlie
Sriiwl of Jiuirii.-tlUni nt tin- Lnlvemlty
IIAItlH D. 'iUV
I'nhfrilt) .Misiuurlau Association (Inc.)
J. Il.trr!oii Ilronn. president: U'ltwrt S.
Miimi. eretary; James :. May. Ward A.
Xeft. I'aul J Thompson. II. J. JI-Kay. .
K. Hall. T. S, Hudson. Iran II. Epperson.
Oflire: In Vlrciiil.1 ISIilc. Down Stairs.
i:mrrr. m tl.r rostolnetr of Colunilii.i. Mo.,
an wvml-i I.iim all matter.
Two pillars a Year liy Carrier or iltitt.
AdilrrnH a" cimiiiiuiilcatlnin to
Sf'I.SSOKS AND QUEl'ES.
A consular report says that as a
rnsnlt of the wholesale cutting of
queues that followed upon the forma
tion of a republic in China, the Chi
nese barbers of that country have
found it necessary to buy hair clip
pers and other implements of Amer
This is not all that the scissors of
ciiiization liae done for American
tradp in China. A laish use of per
fumery lias come with the new style
of wearing the hair. Furthermore,
the adoption of Western customs has
brought an increased sale of Ameri
THE FALL OF DIAZ.
Felix Diaz and the staff of his revo
lutionist army have been captured.
Two of the officers hae been shot,
two more are waiting execution and
Diaz has been summoned before the
court martial and sentenced to death.
The capture of Vera Cruz by Ma-
dero's troops was a surprise. Many
Americans had begun to doubt the
success of the federal army. There
may still be some trouble with rebels
throughout Mexico but it seems cer
tain that the Diaz power is crushed.
His plan to bring, his Uncle Porflrio
Diaz back to rule Mexico has been
The rule of the uncle before ex
iled was one of the most tyrannical
in modern times. There were no
such things as freedom of speech or
a free press. Elections were staged
as farces. The peasants were really
slaves and the slaves were not pro
tected from brutality by law.
Just now Mexico has a brighter fu
ture than it has had for a long time
past. The country is free from the
danger of one tyrant at least. There
is a possibility now of a government
which will hae some stability and
will guarantee the protection of the
fundamental human rights of the citi
THE INTELLECTUALLY BAREFOOT
Barefooted, a Pennsylvania million
aire who recently died, used to carry
his shoes in his hand as he walked
over the costly rugs with which he
had filled his mansion. We are in
clined to smile, perhaps a trifle sneer
ingly, at the too-saving disposition of
the man who was afraid to use his
But how about the student who goes
intellectually barefoot by spending
money for a textbook which he fails
to open all semester? ,
THE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
The small public library of Colum
bia, maintained by the Tuesday Club,
during the last year had a circulation
of 3S14, which is more than double
that of the year previous. The li
brary is open only two hours on two
days each wek. The library is not
advertised to .any extent, yet each
hour that it is open the librarian has
all that she can do.
Do these facts not foretell the es
tablishment of a distinct library build
ing in Columbia? The public needs
and wants it.
TO GOVERN WIRELESS TALK.
There are persons living today who
laughed at what they thought a great
joke in 1876 -when the news was pub
lished that Bell had invented an in
strument with which two persona
could converse over a wire a mile
long. Many of those who laughed at
that statement are now reading about
the law passed by the last Congress
to regulate wireless communication.
This new method of communicating
has come to have such a wide use
in this country and throughout the
world that some limitations and con
trol have been considered necessary.
This law will control more than 400 J
United States Teasels having wireless
equipment, about 100 commercial sta
tions, several hundred stations at dif
ferent schools and experiment sta-
tions and several thousand stations
owned by amateur operators. All
persons who operate beyond the boun
daries of a state must have a federal
license under this law, which goes
into effect December 14.
This law will affect and govern per
sons who .in their earlier days, ridi-
culed the idea of talking over a wire
and never dreamed of communicating
at a distance through the air. Those
same persons at their social gather,-
ings used to laugh at that poem,
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"Darius Green and His Flying Ma -
chine." It was the height of the ri-
diculous then a commonplace reality
But the present generation is scof- and those arbitrarily included on ac-
. . .,,, count of official position, civil,, mlli-
flng at. some of the modern scientific., in.
endeavors. The coming generation
may laugh at our incredulity.
From Other Colleges
, , . ,. . ' are not ,,ow connected with the Uni-
Tlie formal inauguration of Strat- ,.,. it- , .
r x, i . t . ... . ,iversity of Missouri. Two of these:
ton D. Brooks, LI.. I)., as president of ',, XT 0 , , , . . -
., . ,. ,-,, L . , n- N- Quisenberry and Mrs. Luella St
the Lniversity of Oklahoma took r,o! ,, ,, ,. ,.
. . . . Cair-Moss aro college presidentr.
place at Norman last week. Doctor rpt ,,. . . '
' , . , , .. . , The other two are E. W. Stephens,
Brooks was formerly superintendent I pub,tener and Mr3 WaUer
of the public schootaof Boston. j humanltarJan.
, , , . v.. . , Tne D0k shows that many states
A musical review is soon td beiH ,.i j. t ...
. ,. , . . , land several different countries have
published at Harvard College. The ,,.... ,, ,
- " renrespntatives nmnnp tnn TTnlvnrcltv
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the students and alumni of the uni-
versity. It will be the first of
kind in an American university.
The students of the
class at the University of Wisconsin
have just completed a $700 loan fund
for the use of needy students in that
school. The money is lent for short
periods and bears no interest for the
time of the loan. Interest is charged
Columbia University claims this
fall the third largest enrollment in
the world. It has 12.000 students,
compared to 17,000 at Paris and 14,000
at Berlin. It is said that Columbia
students bring $8,500,000 to New York
CitV. over two-thirds nf which ;nps tn
"In spite of the large gifts which
Yale College has recently received.
the university stands face to face'ada and
with a deficit unless a considerable
increase in its productive funds is se
cured during the year." This is the
statement given out after the October
meeting of the Yale Corporation. The
university budget for this year calls
for an expenditure of $1,350,000.
The zoological museum of the Uni
versity of Indiana has a collection of
forty-seven specimens of birds col
lected by Col. Theodore Roosevelt.
The birds were prepared while Roose
velt was 15 to 18 years old. Jtost or
the specimens were collected in the
Adirondack Mountains, but one or
two were taken by him in Palestine.
Inter-fraternity trouble has broken
out at the University of Chicago.!
Alpha Delta Phi, after being con
victed of tampering with the pledged
men of several other members of the
fraternity council, was forbidden to
pledge any freshmen for the next
three quarters of the college term.
This edict was backed up by the uni
versity faculty, who declared the of
fense to be a serious one. The Alpha
Delta representative said that his
chapter would probably withdraw
from the council.
The William Jewell Student, the
college paper at Liberty, Mo., re
quests the academic students in that
school to refrain from using the con
tribution box of the paper as the
United States mail box. Since it has
reen running in competition with
Uncle Sam, the paper declares it has
received some very interesting corre
spondence, including 87 complaints
against the faculty, 11 plans for re
organizing the school into a co-educational
institution, 109 requests for
money, 18 orders for an English
translation of Caesar and 4 offers of
QPf"OP THP CtTB
In the Annual National Directory of
The names of forty-two residents of
ICoumbia are in the 1912-13 volume
of "Who's Who in America." This
I vnlttmp onntnina thA nrnnps nf 1R 7fli
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conspicuous living Americans of all
cjasseSi Hteraary, educational, official,
professional, commercial, financial
and industrial. The eligibles to
'Who's Who" are divlded int0 two
classes those who are selected on
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account of special prominence in
( creditable lines of effort, which make
them subjects .of extensile interest.
inquiry or discussion in this country;
or because of their connection with
, uut.il, icugiuua, ui ruucauuuai,
the most exclusive learned or other
Onlv four of. the Columbians men
tioned in the book have not been or
Dr. A. Boss Hill was born In Nova
Scotia in 1SC9. He studied at Dal-
i ri Aliml TTHii.AHnf A t HH 11 4.1- W-.V
"uuaic uiijicisii), vorneii, me uni-
versHies of Heidelberg. Berlin, and
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lunasuui ft, uuu iui k university, tie
taught at the State Normal School at
Oshkosh, Wis., and the University of
Nebraska, was dean of the Teachers'
College at the University of Missouri
from 1903 to 1907, was dean, at Cor
nell one year, then returned to the
University of Missouri as president.
Dr. R. H. Jesse was born at Epping
Forest. Va.. on the old Ball farm, the,of Agriculture. born in Moscow. Mich
birthplace of George Washington's
mother, in 1853. He studied at the
University of Virginia and the Uni
versities of Munich and Berlin. He
taught in the University of Louisiana,
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"-.ana ruiane university, and was pres
t. , , ,t. ...... . ,. .
from 1891 till 1908, when he retired
under the Carnegie Foundation.
W. W. Charters was born in Can-
studied at Canadian Uni
veremes and at the University of
Chicago. He is now dean of the
School of Education.
W. G. Brown, professor of chemis
try, was born at Newcastle-on-Tyne,
England. He came to Virginia with
his parents in 1869. He studied at the
University of Virginia, Harvard, and
the University of Heidelberg. He
began teaching in 1877 and came to
Missouri in 1896.
Max Meyer was born in Danzig,
Germany, in 1873, graduating from
the .Municipal Gymnasium, Danzfe, in
1892, and receiving his Ph. D. from
the University of Berlin in 1896. He
has been professor of phychology at
the University of Missouri since 1900.
G. C. Broadhead, who was assistant
nrofessor of geology at the University
from 1S87 tni 1 897, was born in Albe
marie, Vaj 1827. He received his
M. S. from the University of Missouri
H. J. Davenport, professor of eco
nomics, was born in Wilmington, Vt.,
1861. He studied at the University of
South Dakota, Harvard and Leipzig,
in Paris and the University of Chi
cago. He came here in 1908. He is
the author of several text books.
W. J. Calvert, professor of preven
tive medicine, came from Lexington,
C. A. Ellwood, professor of sociol
ogy, was born in Ogdensburg, N. Y.
He studied in the East, in Chicago,
and Germany, coming to Missouri in
Among the other teachers listed in
"Who,'s Who" are:
E. -A. Allen, emeritus professor of
English language and literature, born
in Suffolk, Va.
H. M. Belden, professor of English,
born in Wilton, Conn.
S. D. Gromer, secretary of extension
work at the University, born in Mc-
E. R. Hedrick, professor of mathe
Imatics, born in Union City, Ind.
H. B. Shaw, professor of electrical
engineering, dean of the School of
Engineering, born in Winsiow, Me.
F. P. Spalding, professor of civil en
gineering, born in Wysox, Pa.
O. M. Stewart, professor of physics,
born in Neosho, Mo.
F. M. Tisdale, assistant professor of
English, born in Belvidere, III.
T. B. Veblen, lecturer in economics.
J. C. Whitten, professor of horticul
ture, born in Augusta, Me.
Walter Williams, dean of the School
of Journalism, born in Boonville, Mo.
E. W. Hinton, professor of pleading
and practice, in the School of Law,
' born in Rocheport, Mo,
W. L. Howard, professor of horti
culture, born in Christian County, Mo.
' C- M' J"kt8?n' pr0ffSr f fT
omy and histology and dean of the
School of Medicine, born in What
Cheer, la. -f ,
t- J. C. Jones, dean of the College of
Arts and Science, born in Sharps
O. D. Kellogg, professor of mathe
matics, born in Linwood, Pa.
J. D. Lawson, professor of con
tracts and interntional law, born in
George Lefevre, professor of zool
ogy, born in Baltimore, Md.
Isidor Loeb, professor of political
science and public law and dean of
the University faculty, born in Roa
A. W. McAlester, former dean of the
School of Medicine, born in Roche
Walter Miller, professor of Latin,
born in Ashland County Ohio.
Woodson Moss, professor of princi
ples of medicine, born in Columbia,
,F. B. Mumford. dean of the College
Maurice Parmelee, assistant profes
sor of sociology, born in Constantino
A. K. Rogers,' professor of philos
ophy, born in Dunellcn, N. J.
F. A. Sampson, librarian of the
State Historical Society of Missouri,
born in Harrison County, Ohio.
Herman Schlundt, professor of
chemistry, born in Two Rivers, Wis.
C. M. Sharpe, dean of the Missouri
Bible College, born in Hamilton
Echoes of Yesterday.
Fiie Years Aero.
The entire freshman class of the
Centralia High School visited the
The Statesman predicted that Col
umbia would have a population of
20,000 within seven or eight years.
Mrs. Irvin Switzler was at the Par
ker Memorial Hospital recovering
from injuries she received in a wreck
on the Wabash near Thompson.
Ten Years Ago.
Mark Twain represented the Uni
versity of Missouri at the inaugura
tion of Woodrow Wilson as President
of Princeton University.
Twenty Years Ago.
This advertisement appeared In
Columbia papers; "There will be a
football game at the M. S. U. Athletic
Grounds, Monday, November 7th, at
2:30 p. m. between University of Iowa
and M. S. U. teams. Will be played
rain or shine. This is the only
game thus far, arranged to be
played here, and will be the best
chance of the season to see the boys
play, for they will make a great ef
fort to down the Hawkeyes. Decora
tions will be in order. Old gold and
Forty Years Ago.
A boot and shoe advertisement
read: "A fit or no pay."
A 1-cent stamp on this copy of the
Missourian cent to a friend, may
bring a new student to the University
Pretty Soft for the Aviator
Only a half cent a
a day minimum 15
BOARD AND ROOM
Pemberton Hall can accommodate
several more ladies; room and board.
BOARD and Room for $1.50 a week.
104 Dorsey. Mrs. Little. d24
MEALS First class meals for $3.50
a week; one week's trial will convince
you. 507 Hitt Mrs. G. A. Keene. d26
TO REXT HOUSES
TO RENT Four unfurnished rooms
for light housekeeping; modern im
provements. 11 Price Ave. (dGt)
TO RENT Nicely furnished front
room, in modern well-heated house,
at 300 S. Jrtnth st. dG
TO RENT One front room in a
modern house, three blocks from cam
'Broadway. Phone 78." between 8 a. m.
6 D m d6
pus. Men preferred. Apply wvs
and 6 p. m
To rent or sell A new four-room
house, city water, wired for lights, on
Mount Vernon avenue, for $10 a
month. See T. A. Ficklin, or phone
5S2 Green. dG
TO RENT Rooms, furnished, one
block west of Dining Club. 506 S.
TO RENT I-room cottage; Garth
avenue. Apply 409 S. Fifth d6
TO RENT Nice, comfortable room
at Mrs. Patton's Home for boys. 205
College avenue. Phone 818 Red. dtf
TO RENT Strictly modern, 6-room
residence on paved street. Apply to
E. L. Daugherty, Exchange Bank Bid.
TO RENT Two rooms for young
ladles. 701 Hitt St. Phone 816 Black.
THE NEW BOOKS
Books of Adientnre.
"The Pioneer Days of the Ohio" is
the title of a book written by Har
rison Adams. It is the first of a se
ries to be known as "The Young
Pioneer Series," and deals with the
adventures of a family of pioneers
in the early days of our country when
the settlers were beginning to push
their way out into the primitive coun
try beyond the Alleghany Mountains.
The story deals particularly with
the many adventures of two young,
independent and courageous boys of
the type created by the stern neces
sities of the time. It is a story of
conflicts with Indians, wild animals,
floods, forest fires and other perils
which beset the wilderness. It is
pleasingly told and holds the reader's
The book contains more than 300
pages and is illustrated. (L. C. Page
and Company, 53 Beacon street, Bos
ton. Mass. $1.25).
JAPANESE MUSIC AT PARTY
Miss Parker's Guests Give Stunts In
Music and Dances.
Each guest was required to give
some kind of stunt at a Hallowe'en
party given last night in honor of
Miss Mary Ledger, a missionary to
Japan, who is visiting In Columbia.
The party was given at the home of
Miss Myrtle Parker, 717 Missouri ave
nue. Among the features of the evening's
entertainment was a costume dance
by Prof. M. C. Carr and Miss Parker.
Mr. Carr was dressed in Oriental cos
tume to represent Omar Khayyam
while Miss Parker played the part of
a Colonial dame. Two Japanese stu
dents, Kintaro Horii and Sinoji Shii
na, sang the Japanese national hymn
and also furnished music on the
bamboo cane, an Oriental musical in
strument Songs were sung in the negro dia
lect by Percy Gainer of the Scshooll
of Agriculture who represented "Sam
bo". Frederick Church of the history
department impersonated a sailor in
FOR RENT Room one block from
University; modern except heat. 210
S. lOUi. (dGt)
FOR RENT Nine-room modern
house, corner of Stewart Road and
Westwood avenue, lor $30 per month.
Inquire at 110 N. 8th St., or phone
386 Green, or 394 Red. W. E. Farley.
MRS. BELLE GOODRICH, sugges
tive therapeutic healer. Consultation
and examination free. 11 Price Ave.
DANCING Lessons given privately.
05 Conley. 448 White. d24
The Home Economics Club will rent
I out its Electric Vacuum Cleaner for
I F, cents a da'- Eats un the Ailt-
Call 231 Blac!;.
SUITS Cleaned and pressed for 75c
for either men or women; other work
in proportion. 918 Walnut, cor. 10th. ,
WANTED 60 acres of highly pro
ductive level prairie land, located
near the city limits of nice town on
Wabash. Will trade for Columbia
residence. W. H. Goldsberry, 305-6.
Exchange Bank Bldg. dGt
WANTED At once, good gentle
horse. Will buy or keep for use dur
ing winter. Phone 701. (d3t)
WANTED Live wire agent to intro
duce new high grade household spe-
cialty into every home. Quick sales.
Big profits. Particulars free. Baily
Distributing Co., 619 Francis, St Jo
seph, Mo. (d2t)
IF YOUR WATCH
bring them to Henninger's where
they will be repaired by experts
and returned to you in perfect
we win reg- Tenmnver's
"Yes, I Always
'Every morning I
go through the Co-Op
on my way- to my
classes. " I -leave my
raincoat'Ih the store on
rainy days, y I never
lug big, clumsy books
from one class to anoth
er. I' "leave" them in
the Co-Op until I read '
"If my pencil tr dull. I
sharpen it at tKe pencil sharp-" ""
cner. 1 do all my postottice
business at the Co-0p post
office. It all mates things
easy for me. You will like
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