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UNIYEBSITY-MISSOlTKIA&'JfOXBAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1912.
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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN.
An Ercalaz Dally by the Students 1b the
Sciiool of Journalism at the University
f JIUKouri.
iiAitnv i. :uy
ManaxluK Editor.
University Mianourian Association (Inc.")
.1. Ilarrloon Kromi. president; Rolert S.
Miiiiii. wretary; James !. May. Ward A.
NVff. Paul J. Thompson. II. J. McKay. .
i:. Hall. T. S. Hudson, Ivan II. Epperson.
Ollire: In Virginia Hide.. Down Stairs, i
Entered at tlie l'ostofflce of Columbia, Mo,
as ecitan-class mall matter.
Two Dollars a Year by Carrier or Mall.
Address all communications to
UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN.
Columbia. Missouri.
CITIZEN SIIER3IAX IS DEAD.
For a second time the national cam
paign has been halted, this time by
the death of Vice-President James
Schoolcraft Sherman, a candidate for
re-election. The nation pauses to
pay tribute to the man it has hon
ored.
Politically there are many who
agree with the views held by
Sherman. Many, only a few days ago,
were denouncing him as the repre
sentative of those policies. But at a
time like the present, James S. Sher
man, Republican Vice President, is
lost sight of, and men of all rjolitfcal
creeds join in mourning the loss of
i
frame up a "yell" which must be used
by all loyal citizens to arouse patriot
ism. It Is not recorded in history
where Washington ever complained
ofa lack of fighting spirit or fighting
ability in his army due to the fact
that? thef people did not gather before
the battle and give nine "rahs" for
the soldiers.
Victory is a good thing in every
sport or worthy enterprise. But the
game Is yet to be invented which can
be won by the rooters.
life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Wilson leads in a straw vote of the
University of Michigan. The aca
dems, law students and dental stu
dents are strong for Wilson, while
the engineer, the medics and the fac
ulty support Roosevelt.
Echoes of Yesterday.
sri-
James S. Sherman, honored crtlzen of
the United States.1
committee
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sTSiey have al
tofJa
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"EW CHINESE ALPHABET
Progress is rapid
days. Xot long ago,
queues. Xow steps are being taken
to abolish the old system of writing.
Under the old way. a Chinese student
had to master about 8,000 characters
in order to read and write. The signs
did not represent sounds as in other
languages, but they stood for ideas.
The work of making a new alpha
bet has been gien
of four learned men:
readj- made a study of all the alpha
bets of the world.
have made up an alphabet of forty
two letters which represent all the
sounds of the Chinese language.
There are twenty-three vowels and
nineteen consonants.
This work of abolishing the ancient
and cumbersome method of writing
has been received with enthusiasm in
the country. It is thought that the
new alphabet will be in use in many
places by the last of the year.
FiTe Years Ago.
The Western Union Telegraph ComJ
pany announced that Its Columbia of
fice would remain open every night
until 10 o'clock except Sundays.
The ArULovers' Guild installed an
exhibition of nearly 150 water colors
by American artists.
'lj germs' definitely settled that this
year's TIger-Jayhawk game will be
played 4a, 65. Joseph, .Mo.," stated one
pa'perl "
Ten Years Ago.
Neither the Jefferson Club nor the
Roosevelt Club had yet received any
promise, off transportation home to
vote. i
Student marshals will guard the
football field at the 'University of In
diana during signal practice and will
keep order at the games. They also
have authority on other parts of the
campus to enforce student discipline.
The Daily Palo Alto, published at
Stanford University, Calif., claims
forty thousand readers.'"Its daily is
sue is 1,100 papers. Te daily is sent
to 74 higi'schools, 12 .colleges, and
reaches 18 states.
Harvard and Cornell are to meet on
the track hereafter for a number of
years if the present plans of the ad
visory track committee of Harvard go
through. The two universities will
have their first .meet at Cambridge
early next May;' while Ithaca will
stage the games In 1914.
T"- -V ' -ST'" ?
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A CO-OP-TALK- WITH
Short
Course
Students
Twentr 'Years Atro.
"By'th b)dwihg of" "horns, firing of
pistols and the wildest extravagances
of lung-power the M. S. U. boys cele-
in China these , Draiea lne eve ot AU Haiiows. kx-
off went the cei'tinK tnat a larSe number of gates
were lutea off tneir ninges and strewn
profusely about the city no serious
damage was done," reported a local
paper.
Fortf Years Airo.
The Statesman printed news from
Chcago and New York dated October
14.
From Other Colleges
The freshmen extremes at the Uni-
From these they versity of Texas weigh 233 and SI
pounds respectively.
Soccer football has been intro
duced at the University of Michigan
and Is meeting with favor.
Eight sophomores tried out at the
Purdue-Chicago game Saturday for
the position of assistant yell-leader.
THE NEW BOOKS
CAX ROOTIXG TVIXI
In a recent speech President Taft
referred to school yells as one of the
absurdities of colleges today. Many
persons have made similar comments
before and since then. It is a gro
tesque sight to watch a crowd 'of
college men at a football game shout
meaningless Jargon until they lose
their voices.! -. r T t r 7
The Pan-Hellenic Council at the
University of Illinois has recently
passedKfiVesolutions discountenancing
LbzingJ'
The JUniversity of Iowa is asking
the State Board of Education for $10.
000 for a pipe organ for the auditorium.
At the University of Iowa it has
been found that only one out of every
eleven engagements result in marriage.
If college yells are effective in ac
complishing a worthy purpose; by all
means they should be retained.
Those who yell most lustily say the
purpose of it Sail is to arouse college
spirit. They claim that this intangi
ble something called college spirit
can by some process be instilled into
the team in such an amount that the
team will fight and win.
Neither the Ames nor the Nebraska
team heard their college yells onH
Rollins Field. No one can say there
was an iota of fighting spirit trans
mitted by megaphones to the visitors.
All that was needed for the contests
was in the team and along with-it
was whatever was needed to arouse'
the skill to action.
That has been the case in every
game that has ever been played. The
best team always wins, barring acci
dents. There could not be enough
rooters assembled on an athletic
field to make a team win if it did not
have greater skill and physical equip
ment to outclass the opposing team.
As has been stated, accidents decide
games occasionally, but the rooters
surely have nothing to do with them.
A good play should be applauded.
That is natural and right. But it t
seems a bit ridiculous that college)
men, who are supposed to be above
the average in intelligence, should
think that they are disloyal if they
do not sit in the bleachers and exer
cise their lungs violently regardless
of whether their team plays well or
badly.
University men will understand
better some day what college spirit
really is. They will see then that it
is very much like patriotism. Con
gress has not yet and never will
"Gold Discovered ;at the University",
Is the way The7 Mlssissippian, pub
lished by the University of Missis
sippi, heads a startling story. But it
was only a gold tooth.
"The Mississippian Is glad to note
that the illness of Miss Louise Mar
able was not as serious as feared, and
that she is again spreading sunshine
on the campus." That's nice.
A get bear, at the
Texas 'got loose and chased
University of
two co
eds. I. Their, escort, a footbal man.
tackled the bear low, but was downed.
He Is now looking for the bear with
a gun.
Chicago University fraternity fresh
men1, are Expected to observe the fol
lowing 'rules:! Say "sir" to sopho
mores; trot on the campus; press the
button when asked; not smoke on the
campus.
A student in Hitchcock Hall at the
University of Chicago complained
publicly the other day that the blank
ets were too brief. He appealed that
he. an.d his fellow students be given
sufficient coverings to make possible
' . in'
The People's Books. "
Woman ..suffrage" and- -Heredity are
subjects discussed in two books re
cently published in 'the5 Brltfsn series
known as "The .People's .Books." They
belong to a series--Thus far fifty
seven in number that deal with the
results of modern knowledge. The
series is written by authors who have
made special studies of the subjects,
and best of all is written in a clear
attractive style. It contains lists of
books enabling the reader to go fur
ther into the subjects.
The author of "Heredity" is J. A. S.
Watson, B. Sc, a lecturer in agricul
ture at the University of Edinburgh.
It is an attractive account of the ex
perimental method of studying inheri
tance, the statistical study of hered
ity, the practical side for animal
breeders and the importance of engen-
ics. The book is illustrated by dia
grams. The president of the National Union
of Women's Suffrage Societies, Milli-
cent Garett Fawcctt, LL. D., who has
been a suffrage worker forty years,
wrote the book, "Women's Suffrage,"
a short history of the movement. It
is a forceful statement of the question
and its history from 1832.
"Perhaps the mild degree of vio
lence perpetrated by the suffragettes
was intended to lower our sex pride,"
says Mrs. Fawcett in her chapter on
the militant societies. "We were go
ing to show the world how to gain
reform without violence, without kill
ing people and blowing up buildings
and doing the other silly things that
men have done when they wanted laws
altered." Whether or not you agree
with the suffragettes you will find this
book of interest. (Dodge Publishing
Co., New York; 96 pages; green board
binding; 20 cents net.
no
All the books, : eyer book you
need in your University work,
is at the iUniversity Go-Operative
Store. All 'student sup-
plies too. ;
This is the store the students of the
University own and manage for their
own benefit. You are a student of
the University. Benefit by buying
at your own store. It gives you 5
per cent on your purchases, or you
can turn your purchase slips in and
every cent of profit will go to you
in proportion to your purchases.
CO-OP.
The store is in Academic Hall.
Main building of the University
CLASSIFIED ADS
'MISSOURI NOTES
Goodman, Mo., has proof to offer at
the next taking of ..the census that
it is not stuffing 1st population In
crease. According . ,to - the 1 Piheville
Democrat, an excursion- from; Kansas
City brought about' twenty-five peo
ple. Several bought tracts of land
and will move there in the near future.
"Now will you be go'Od?!. inquires
the Bloomfield yindicator-ln.its'head-line
over this one reprinted ,frqm the
Ava Enterprise: "You' may hive the
stars in a nail keg; hang the ocean
on a railfence; put the sky to soak
in a gourd, and unbuckle the belly
band of eternity to let, be sun and
moon out, but' 'don't think you can
escape the place that lies on the
other side of "purgatory if -you do not
pay the editor for your paper."
"Campus Queens" at Minnesota.
Co-eds are not co-eds at the Uni
versity of Minnesota. The name has
been placed under a ban as undigni
fied. They are now campus queens,
a name which was invented by the
men students.
a half cent a word
minimum 15 cents
Only
a day-
BOARD ASfD BOOM
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DANCING Lessons given privately.
505 Conley. 448 White. d24
Single- .meals served at PemberMm
Halli'- -Breakfast 25c; -7:30 ton8il5.
Lunch '25c; 1 to 1:30. Dinner.. 35c;
6 to 6:30. (Sundays. 1 to l:30)."Flat
rate, board, $4 per week.
BOARD and Room for $4.50 a week.
104 Dorsey Mrs. Little. d24
MEALb-i-frifst class meals for $3.50
a week; one week's trial will convince
youJ' 507 Hitt' Mrs. G. A. Keene. d26
Meals-real home cooking. $3.50
per week, 1117 Paris Road.
T$. BEXT; HOUSES
TO RENTFour unfurnished rooms
for light housekeeping; modern im
provements. 11 Price Ave. (d6t)
To RENT Nice, comfortable room
at Mrs. Patton's Home for boys. 203
College avenue. Phone 818 Red. dtf
FOR RENT One very desirable
first floor room. 909 Lowry. Mrs. G.
W. Horn. (dGt)
TO RENT Two rooms for young
ladies. 701 Hitt St. Phone 816 Black.
tf.
FOR RENT Two good
acpount of boys going to fraternity, r
uw (. AU.41V. 4.W& AMUA, yU.ltf. I---!
Missouri Avenue. (doj)
The Home Economics Club will rent
out Its Electric Vacuum Cleaner for '
50 cents a day. Eats up the dirtU.
rooms on Call 231 Blaolr. ' m
- CUUM
Furnished 'room, extra large; Well
lighted, 12 South 6th. Mrs. WhitakeK
y SUIT8. Cleaned and pressed-for 75e
ior(.euner men or women; other wortti.
in. proportion. 918 Walnut, cor. 10th. ,
d30
FOR RENT Furnished
Rollins, Phone 525 black.
room. 807
(tO
Elegant room, block from univer
sity; everything modern. 317 South
5th. ,
Furnished rooms, two windows in
each room; modern. 307 South 5th.
j Kill ,
FOR RENT NIneiroerm ' m8dern
house, corner of SJewart Road and
Westwood avenue, for $30 per month.
Inquire at 110 N. 8th St.' or phone
386 Green, or 394 Red; W.''E. Farley.
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MISCELLANEOUS.
MRS. BELLE" GOODRICH,' sugges
tive therapeutic 'he'alerl'" Consultation
and examination free. 11 Price Ave.
(d30)
WASTED
TRADE 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. d6t '
WANTED At once, good gentle
horse. Will buy or keep for use dur
ing winter. Phone 701. (d3t)
Payne's Orchestra
will furnish -your evening's
entertainment with toofl
classy music
M. A. PAYNE, Mgr.
Phone 361-Rcd. S12 S.5th St
PUBLIC AUTO SERVICE
At Reasonable Prices.
CALL 96
COLUMBIA AUTO COMPANY
103 S. 9th Street
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