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I7NIYERSITT MISSOUMAN. 1TEDNESDAT, NOVEMBER 6, 1912.
An Kreatar Dally by the Students U tbe
School of Journalism at the University,
HABKT D. UY
University Mlsnourian Association (Inc.)
J. Harrison Ilrown. president; Koliert S.
.M.i n ii. secretary: .lames i!. May. Ward A.
Nen. Paul J. Thompson. II. J. McKay. W.
K. Hall. T. S. Hudson. Ivan II. Epperson.
Office: In Virginia Rldp.. Down Stairs, t
Entered at tbe I'ostoffice of Columbia, Mo.,
as aecoad-class mall matter.
Two Dollars a Year by Carrier or Mall.
Address all communications to
THE NEXT PRESIDENT.
Woodrow Wilson, who a few years
ago gave up the Presidency of Prince
ton University to become Governor
of Xew Jersey, will on March 4 next
step from the little state house at
Trenton to the White House at Wash
ington. Wilson, college professor,
diplomatist, scholar, statesman, Dem
ocrat, is the next President of the
Mr. Wilson is qualified for this high
position. The people have proclaimed
the fact. His record also shows it.
His life has been spent in a study of
the nation, its laws and its people.
The best of his years have been given
to the service of the people.
The election of Mr. Wilson shows
that others than those of his party
had confidence in him and his ability.
President Taft and Colonel Roose
velt still hold the high esteem of the
American people. But Woodrow Wil
son is the choice for President.
200 and 300. fromwidely -separated
These students are in the main boys
from the farm who can not leave home
for a longer period than the short!
course. Many of them work their way
through school. T I
We welcome the short course stu-j
dents. They will do much toward
making farms profitable and stopping
the rush to the cities.
SO ABDUL HAiMID IS PLEASED
Deposed Sultan is Watching Gleefully the
Troubles of the Young Turks With the
classes in English. Th'e lines are
numbered and they are supplemented
with explantory notes and glossaries.
i (American Book Company, Xew York,
Echoes of Yesterday,
Five Years Ago
Secret service men were investigat
ing two attempts to wreck the Wa
bash train. One was by wiring a rail
splice on the rail and the other at
tempt was to blow out a cylinder head
on the engine. Both failed.
Ten Years Ago.
The Rev. C. M. Sharpe resigned the
pastorate of the Central Christian
THE EFFICIENT HUKC'LAK.
Business methods have been intro
duced into the gentle art of robbing
houses, according to the latest reports
from Kansas City. A burglar arrested
there claims to receive only a commis
sion for his "work".
His business manager seems to have
had considerable ability in his line,
for the man arrested could give no
description of him other than that hei
wore "a great bis diamond and a ruby '
Abdul Hamid, passing his last days
in an isolated villa of his former king
dom, is watching with glee the fail
nres of the young Turks who de
throned him. It's almost as good as
personal revenge to him to see his for
mer domain shattering. Unlike other
deposed rulers, he is not expecting to
be returned to his throne; his physi
cal condition will never permit that.
The old Sultan chuckled knowingly
when he heard the Balkan states had
made peace with each other. He knew
they were about to demand reforms
for their Christian brothers in Mace
donia. For had not he been the on-
Church of Kansas City to accept a pressor over that province for years?
position in the Bible College of Mis- But he was too wise to let other
sourl. nations interfere when he was ruling.
The Y. M. C. A. entertained the j He played off power against power
Tigers and the Washburn College and Balkan state against Balkan state,
football team at the Masonic Hall. , Xever were they on amiable enough
They had a story-telling contest. j terms to combine against the Sultan.
And to dictate to him singly meant to
A Reading Journey Through Palestine
"The fact that so many visitors to
the Holy Land have been disappointed
the city which witnessed his de
thronement but which he" Is sure no and, as they say,
outside force will conquer. -There he ' been very largely due to the fact that
can still live a good Mohammedan.
P. J. T.
THE NEW BOOKS
itself is an assurance that it is good
and wholesome and funny.
This is a story of ballots and a
baby. Both concern a lively young
woman who can. on occasion, take
what is called a man's part, without
loss of sweetness or dignity. Mother
Pet, who at the time chances to be
visiting in Wahoo City, helps her skil
fully through her double crisis. For
in the young wife's career things
happen somewhat simultaneously.
nfLit. a 1 1 l .
they have tried to see what in the na-,""'e "a""el uauua " emg
ture of things, was no longer visible, hemmed the telephone rings and ques-
1 and even more because they have tried "ons of political moment must be
to see everything in a hurried visit-answered, for the young woman is a
savs Shailer Mathews candidate tor major in a community
of a few days,
in "A Reading Journey Through Pal
Little Fairy Rooks. Places made sacred by Scripture
The Little Fairy Envelope Books, history are portrayed very accurately
daintily bound, with carefully select- jn this book. One sees the manger
ed stories, are excellent and inexpen- in Bethlehem as it is today, Jacob's
sive substitutes for picture cards to Well, the pools of Solomon, the tower
be mailed to children. You can slip 0f David in Jerusalem and other
one into an envelope and mail for two places of interest. Good advice is
cents. (Dodd, Mead and Co., Xew, also given to the traveler as to the
York City. 25 cents.) best routes to take in seeing these
! places. (Chautauqua Press. Chautau-
English Drama Series. "iua, Xew York; 90 pages;
Dr. Felix E. Schelling of the Uni- cover; illustrated profusely.)
where the ballot is not denied the fair
sex. From infant socks to property
laws, the two women make instant
transition. (The Bobbs-Merrill Com
pany, Indianapolis. 30 cents net.)
DISCUSSES RDAD QUESTIONS
versity of Pennsylvania is the editor'
of a series of books called "Master-1
pieces of the English Drama." The I
books do not give the plays of Shakes-1
Road Near HallsTi'lle 3Iay Be
Warrants for the payment of coun-
paper ty expenses were ordered drawn at
, the meeting of the Boone County
Court Monday. A petition for the
changing of a road near Englewood,
presented by J. W. Stokes of that
town, was read. The county survey-
Twenty Years Aco.
The Rev. G. W. Hatcher preached
his first sermon as pastor of the Bap
tist Church in Columbia.
bring forth his open defiance.
The old Ottoman did not disclose
Thirty Years Aco.
The marriage of Miss Florence Rol
lins, daughter of J. S. Rollins, to
Joseph R. Gray, rector of the Episco
pal Church of Xashville, Tenn.. took
place at the home of the bride's father
The Elected Mother.
Humorouslv written, yet semi-seri
peare. There are nine volumes in ous in purpose. The Elected Mother, or was ordered to suney tne pro
the group named for the authors of by Maria Thompson Daviess, is one posed course of the new road and to
the dramas in the books, as follows: of the cleverest stories yet brought report at the next meeting of the
i his secret policy to his successor, for ( Christopher Marlowe.George Chapman, forth by that popular author. Once court.
the new Sultan was one of his ene- Francis Beaumont and John Fletch- more dear old Mother Pettibone fig- S. L. Williams presented a petition
mies. Xor would the young Turk and ( er. Ben Johnson, Thomas Middleton,' ures prominently and again we find for vacating of a road near Halls
his followers have listened to Hamid) Philip Massinger, John Webster and ourselves in delightful Harpeth Val- ville. The petition stated that the
after conquering him. Cyril Tourneur, Oliver Goldsmith and ley, although the real action of the upkeep of the road was too burden-Hot-headed,
they jumped into the Richard Brindsley Sheridan, William story takes place in the neighboring some and that the road was not used
task of ruling tumultuous Turkey. ' Congreve. The books are suited for city. Mother Pet tells it, which insufficiently to warrant this expense.
Their ideals were good for "'-- ; ..
, but they did not have the experience. "
Their weakness was taken advantage
of by the wily Italians.
After a year's struggle in the Tri-
Forty Years Aero.
- .. ...v.u. ...... ut.vr.iu unit tl J.UI- J
limn to "slicing" the Herald because ' IH),i,an War with Italy, the Turks sued
that paper "stole our extra.'
From Other Colleges j
The William Jewell Student pub
lishes a , column of Liberty Ladies
College notes. '
The latest thing is a Preachers' Son
Club, organized at the University of
Wisconsin last week.
A new four-year course in agricul
ture has been recentlv scheduled at
ring". The manager's part consisted the University of Xebraska
in giving orders as to "jobs" to be!
undertaken and in disposing of the
This almost equals In real life what
About conceived in a spirit of sarcasm
in ins "I.e Hoi des Montagnes, in
which a stock company was organized
for the purpose of highway robbery.
The bringing of business methods into
this field may in fact be the signal for
its exploitation by promoters. Is the
day coming when an arrest similar to
the one in Kansas City will cause a
flurry in the preferred stock of the
Consolidated Pickpocket Company and
perhaps bring a panic?
FIRST SCHOOL FOR "IIOOKEYS".
A school for the boys that won't
go to school it sounds rather con
tradictory, doesn't it? Yet that Is
exactly what has been established in
Hugh M. Fullerton, the St. Louis
probation officer, is different from the
general run of truant officers. Still
retaining many of his boyish qualities.
he has not forgotten the experiences
of his early school days. Instead of
dealing with the "hookeys" as cul
prits, he deals with them simply as
boys. He believes that the boys will
apply themselves to school when the
work is fitted to their likes.
A special course of instruction will
be laid out for the truant youths of
St. Louis. It is calculated to hold
their interest and to draw them to
school of their own accord rather
than to make their attendance com
pulsory. More manual training work,
wood working, metal working and
laboratory experiments will be In
cluded in the truant course than in
that of the common school.
This is the first school of its kind
in the United States. It is an experi
ment founded on right principles and
should succeed. Experience has
shown that almost any child will ap
ply himself to school work when the
work is made interesting and corre
sponds to his likes.
for peace last month and a treatv was
made. Italy gets Tripoli now called
Libya and Cyrenaica. And back into
the treasury of Tripoli goes the funds '
paid out to Turkey. Thus Abdul Ha
mid has seen Turkish power wiped '
from Africa by one treaty, for a nom-!
inal control of Egypt is all that Tur
key retains. '
Hamid looks back over his life and
remarks that he never let his domains
fall off in that way. He remembers t
that Turkey was a near European
power in his reign. And now he sees
that Italy has taken the place he once
aimed at. With the sea power gained
by owning Tripoli, Italy has risen to ;
one of the six powers of Europe. '
Just a little anxious was the de
posed ruler when peace was made
with Italy before the Balkan states
commenced their war. He felt that
maybe the Turks, with their big fight- '
ing forco. might overpower the com- i
A total appropriation of $1,(K.-.,000 is bined armies of Bulgaria, Servia, Mon
to be asked of the state legislature tenro and Greece,
by the University of California this Xow he is becoming satisfied with
year. About one-half of this amount ' the revenge which seems his own.
is for new buildings. Every victory of the Bulgarians or j
I Montenegrins, makes a sweet story to
The living graduates from all de- ,lim- He hears with delight of the
partments of Yale College now num-' re-enforcements to the Greek army of
ver 17.231. The number of living tne American Greeks. He begins to
alumni of Yale is increasing at the feeI confident that the Turkish army
rate of about 616 a year. ui" not find themselves and will have
to bow to the armies of the Balkans.
-,..... I Then a question arises to the wily
Students of Inion College have old Monammedan. what if the Ba,
completed the signing of their names kans win? He knows tne war t0 them
to the constitution of the honor sys- is liIfp n hnU. r,, ,, t, ,
tions whether they will be satisfied
The Cornell football squad is to
study its deficiences by means of mo
tion pictures taken of the team in action.
tern. The system pledges the college
man to be honest not only in his ex
aminations but in all his college work.
with only liberating Macedonia from
the power of Turkey. His religion
plays on his conscience. He hates the
Christians as much as he ever did.
Then he hears of new moves by the
European powers to bring about a
He wants to see the
The Yale Medical Journal published
by the students of the Yale Medical
School, will suspend publication after
the next issue. It has been published I reconciliation.
monthly for more than eighteen years j young Turks humiliated but he dares
but lately has not' been financially) not think of seing the Mohammedan
religion set back. So he hopes that
the powers will only parcel out Mace
donia to the greedy Balkan states. He
does not see that Austria is watching
slyly to get a morsel of the plunder
or that Italy would like to try to
digest another slice of the Turkish
Xorthwestern 'University co-eds will And now Abdul Hamid hears the
hereafter attend football games with- rumbling of the quakes over the Turk-
out companions from the other sex. ; ish kingdom. He reads of the de
Xot that the girls themselves refuse struction near the scenes of the earth-
10 cneer, dui it is said tney Keep the quakes and a personal fear steals
men from paying sufficient attention over him. His illness gets worse and
to the game. , he plans to go back to Constantinople
"Work has started on a high school
to be run in connection with the Uni
versity of 'Wisconsin. The building
will cost $1, "30,000.
Co-Op Talk No. 17.
(A Penny Saved is Another to Spend.)
A Talk to Live Men
in the Short Course
We are the long course students
of the University. We talk to you
because you have ideals and ideas,
because you want to benefit by all
that has benefitted us.
Years ago we organized the University Co
operative Store to sell books and student
supplies to ourselves. We organized it pro
gressive and efficient. It has grown to be
the biggest business of its kind in the Miss
That growth is a tribute to its need. It has helped
us. It stands willing to help you. It will give you
5 per cent on 'our purchases, or you can turn in
3'our purchase slips and every cent of profits made
will go to you in proportion to your purchases
There is a straightforward business proposition to
We are glad to see you in Columbia. It means. .
bigger usefulness for our store. n It gives wide possi
bilities to you. See this great co-operative enterprise.
Become familiar with its workings. Make a study
of its methods a part of your University work.
Come today. All the profits go to you.
fcShecii Feeding and
This is the new book
by D. H. Doane of the
College of Agriculture.
Every farmer interest
ed in sheep feeding
should have a copy.
Would you like to know
how one farmer saves
two bushels of corn
and two hundred
pounds of hay a head?
See page ,".2 in D. II.
Doane's new book.
"Sheep Feeding and
Far m Management."
There are dozens of
little points like that
that will each pay the
cost of the book many
times over. The price
is only 51.00. If you
would like to send a
copy home, we will mail
it to any address at no
additional cost. Buy
now, today. The edi
tion is limited.
Five per cent given
on purchases or a
share in the entire pro
fits in proportion to
the amount you buy; a
real Postoffice sub-station
where all postof
fice business can be
done stamps, postals,
money orders for sale,
letters registered, ques
tions answered (ask by
'phone if more conven
ient); a pencil sharp
ener for all to use: a
big ink well where you
can fill your fountain
pen free; a device by
which we clean your
pen if it is clogged; a
sign printing outfit for
all who wish to use It:
a place where you can
leave your raincoat,
umbrella, parcels, when
you are in class; the
location of the store in
Academic Hall is a big
SCOOP THF rUB
Some Day, Scoop, You'll Get Your Face Pushed In.
THE NEW STUDENTS.
The openinc of the short rnursp In
agriculture brings to the University
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