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UNIVERSITY MISSOUR1AJS.
FIFTH YEAR
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1912
NUMBER 53
WASHINGTON COMES
FOR 15TH BATTLE
Of Previous Games Tigers
Have Won 7, St. Louisans
5 Two Ties.
EQUAL IN WEIGHT
Visitors Will Show Backfield
of Fast, Seasoned, Tricky
Players.
Missouri-Washington Games.
Missouri Washington
1890 0 28
189S 12 18
1899 33 -11
1900 6 5
1902 27 0
1903 0 0
1904 0 11
1903 10 14
1906 0 12
1907 27 0
1905 40 0
1909 "
1910 27 3
1911 " 5
The oil.cials for the game between
Mis.-ouri and Washington tomorrow
will be: It. W. Siler of Illinois, referee;
L. C. Turner of Dartmouth, umpire;
Gus Graham of Michigan, linesman.
The game will start at 2:30 sharp in
order to allow the Washington people
to get a train away from here. "Edie"
Klein had a letter from a friend in
i
c !..;,. .. i, coiri ti.it i.niivom. jnn
been played between the two schools,
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Mibsouri has won 7, Washington
and two have been tics. The game,
this year promises to be one of the
best played on Rollins Field this sea
son. The Washington men train for'
this game just as the Missourians
train for the Kansas game, and the
contest means as much to them as ,
the Kansas game does to Missouri, j
Coached in Carlisle Tactics. i
Coach Cayou of Washington is an j
old Carlisle man and coaches his
team in the same tactics that make
the Indians a winning machine year
after year. The backfield of Wash- I
ington is composed of seasoned play-
ers, men who obtained their i'ootbaIl I
experience in the high schools of St.
Louis and were fast men even before
they came under the training of
Cayou. From the reports of the
games that they have already played
this season, they are fast, tricky and
finished players, men who work to
gether as a machine and not as stars,
and whose offensive work is little
short of wonderful.
In the five center positions Wash
ington has a slight advantage in
"
wpiclit. lmt this is evened nn in the'
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ends and backfield where Missouri.
has the extra weight. Taken as a
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ilt. luuia H1IU a.UU lliui w-."- nvv .. -
and 500 students would come from the yelling at tomorrow's game. Tomor-
Universitv there "row I-akenan will lead the rooters in
in the' fourteen games that have1'1'? last exhibition on Rollins Field
practical v tne same, wasningion is., A . ,, , .. .. ...
1 .- . . . ' featcd Mr. Potter, the Reublican nom-
said to have the strongest team in,, ,,
........ t, ., linee. by 311 votes. Mr. Potter was a
its recent football history. Both , , , , . . ,... .
. i law partner of Edmund J. White, for
teams will use more open plays than . . ,,, ,
heretofore.
The Line-up
The line-up for the game will be
Missouri
Washington .
MiPnrtlur '
Wilson
Clay
Hastings
Mills
Kemper
Barton
Pixlee
McWilliams ..
LeMire (Capt)
Knobcl
Shepard
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r. t.
r e Scherer
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I. e.
q. h.
.1. h.
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f. b.
. .. Barnes
Nelson
. . . Prensky
.Hardaway
Pottoff
...Millford
...Morrell
WILL PLAY AT HIGH SCHOOLS
rnhersity Musicians to Give Concerts i colintry is t0 get the men to spend j class in live stock judging, in the Col
in Kansas City. . part of their time with the boys, ac-, 1?se of Agriculture. The team will
The University band will go to cor(jjnK to the Rev. Madison A. Hart. a"end the International Live Stock
Kansas City next Thursday and on ' nastor of the Christian Church of Co-; Exposition in Chicago, under the di-
Friday will give concerts at the high
schools there. Saturday morning it
will ko to Lawrence.
The expenses of the band in going
to Lawrence will be paid out-of the
proceeds of athletics. This was
agreed upon at the beginning of this !
season, on condition that the band
play at every game and mass meeting
this season.
Farmers Harvesting Corn Crop.
Farmers near Columbia are busy
getting In their corn crop. As a rule
the yield is good, and they are taking
advantage of the splendid 'weather
by getting it harvested as soon as
possible.
FAHMVEATHER FOR PIKER GAME
Will Be Slightly Warmer Tonight,
Says United States Bureau.
According to the prediction of the
United States Weather Bureau here,
the weather will be fair tonight and
tomorrow; slightly warmer tonight:
lowest temperature tonight about 35
degrees. The temperatures today:
7a.m.
8 a. m.
9 a. m.
10 a. m.
...28 11 a. m 43
...32 12 (noon) 46
...37 1 p. m 48
.40
p. m.
TONIGHT
Football mass meeting In Univer
sity Auditorium, 7:15 p. m.
TOMORROW
Missouri-Washington football game
on Rollins Fielf"
MASS MEETING FOR TONIGHT
Four Speeches on Program Winning
Sorority to Be Announced.
Prof. C. L.
Drewer, Prof.
D. F. Hoffman,
O. F. Field and
George Wil
son, a law stu
dent, will be
he speakers at
fonight's foot
ball mass
ueeting in the
'niversity au-
rooters a few
pointers re -
it. r. i.uht-umi. kuiuiiik uic
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The sororitv which has sold the
most Old Guard buttons will be an
nounced. The prize is a wall skin.
Several matters regarding the Kan
sas game will be discussed by E. I..
Breckner, president of the student
body.
Forty of the 240 seats in the root
ers' section at the Kansas game re
main to be apnlied for. The sale in
this section will close early next
week,
in time to sell the remaining
, seats to the general public.
The man-
agement is anxious that rooters make
application for these seats so it will
not be necessary to sell any to other
persons. These seats are the best in
the Missouri section. Application
blanks are at the Gymnasium, the
Missouri Store, the Palms, the Co-Op
and Hackney's.
fcGRAD" SURE TO WIN THERE
31. U. Alumni Opposed Each Other for
Prosecutor in Lawrence Connty.
No matter what the result of the
recent election, Lawrence County was
certain to have a graduate of the Uni-
Hauitt. nP Alinr-nno! frt nfnPAnlt f in fT
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attorney, as j. a. i-uuer, a. u.. iju,
aM R ym ,L R
wcre he rfval candidates Mn
Miller, the Democratic nominee, do-'.
I 11IU1 I lHJli3Jl HUll-ILOlUJII. 1V,I,IIILI
on mining law.
For the last ten years the office of
nrosecutinc attorney in Lawrence
collntv has been held bv graduates of
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mn srnnn nr inn- nr tno i mvprsirv
f,reonlof Missouri. The men who have held
.Vollmar(Capt) . tlp nm nr. ini,prt tt rvivls. LL
B.. 'S7, from 1902 to 1900: John L.
McNatt, LL. B.. "00, from 1907 to 190S;
Archie L. Hilprit. LL. B.. '02, from
1909 to 1910: Charles L. Henson, LL.
B., 01, from 1911 to 1912.
COMMENDS THE BOYS' LEAGfE
I Sunday School Movement a Fine Idea.
flip Rer. Mr. Hart Savs.
One of the greatest needs of the
lumbia. He believes it wise to en-recuon ot A- irowunoge. protes-
courage any movement of this kind. ! sor f animal husbandry. The mem-
"I think the organization of thebers are James Smith. Excelsior
Sundav School Boys' League a good
thing." said Mr. Hart today. "There
js opportunity for some good work
aionR this line and the project is now
In capable hands. It's a good step
in the direction of interesting men in
work with boys. And besides it will
tend to develop a good spirit among
the boys of the different churches."
B. Y. P. r. to, HaTe SocIaL
The Baptist Yoang People's Union
will give a -social in the parlors of
the church at 7:30 o'clock tomorrow
night
GIRL REPORTERS
HUNT COLLEGE NEWS
Journalistic Sub-Department
Is Established for Stephens
Students.
SOME REALLY "CUBS"
"My Name Was First, But
the Paper Put It Last," Is
Complaint of One.
Stephens College, falling in line
with the progress of the times, has
instituted in its advanced English
course, a sub-department of journal
ism. The course has been in progress
only two weeks, but already there
hovers about the college a sort of
newspaper atmosphere and many a
girj is eager to put to a test her "nose
for news."
Whenever a few girls gather to
gether at the college now, there is a
girl reporter on the scene, pencil- and
pad in hand, anxious for some "copy"
to turn in next morning.
The news-writing work is under the
litorium. The direction of Miss Eleanor Kleeman, a
band will play graduate of the University, who is
and R. F. J now teacher in English. Some mem
La k e n a n, ler f tne class is assigned each week
cheer leader. to "cover" the college. This reporter
will cive the ' turns in daily her "stories" to the
j English teacher, who fills the double
, role of censor and copyreader. Miss
Kleeman, after applying the proverb
ial, blue pencil to the girl's copy, puts
it in safe keeping until some repre
sentative of a town paper comes in
search of college news.
It must be confessed that some of
the college reporters are in the "cub"
class so far. They have a tendency
to "pad" their stories and the "who-what-where-when"
of a storv is often
found as near the beginning as the
third paragraph.
One girl remarking on an- item
which was printed in one of the Co
lumbia papers recently, said. "Why,
It wasn't printed the way we sent it
in at all. In the newspaper my name
was last and it was first in the ac
count we sent in."
The journalistic idea, however, has
found favor at Stephens College, and
the course appears to have come to
stay.
TAX COLLECTIONS FALL OFF
Farmers Too Bnsy with Crops to At
tend to Assessments.
M. G. Proctor, deputy county col
lector, is in Hallsville today, complet
ing the township collections for this
year. The law requires that the col
lector spend at least three days in
each municipal township of a county
each year. This arrangement is for
the convenience of the taxpayers, giv
ing them an opportunity to pay with
out the trouble of coming to the office
in Columbia. Boone County has
seven municipal townships. Twenty-1
two days was the time necessary this I
year to complete the collections.
J. R. Jordan, county collector, an- j
ticipates a slight falling off this year.
as the collections for this week have
not been up to standard. He at
tributes this to the fact that the far
mers have been taking advantage of
the good weather to gather the large
corn crop, and did not take time to
meet the collectors. Collections from
residents of towns wcre about the
same as last year.
STOCK JUDGES ARE CHOSEN
Team Will Represent M. V. at Inter
national Stock Show.
The stock judging team was se-
lected yesterday from the advanced
opnngs; .Mcnoias mcu. uoroon, oi-
umbia; James Douglass. Shelbina; F.
L. Bentley. Albany: W. T. Magee,
Bethany; C. E. Brash ear. Kirksville,
and M. D. Hurley, Grant City.
Will of C. L. Qnlsenherry Probated.
The will of C. L. Quisenberry of
Centralia was probated in the Boone
County Probate Court this morning.
Mr. Quisenberry left two lots in Cen
tralia, all his household goods and
$2,500 to his wife. The remainder of
his property, he left to be equally
divided among his four children.
COLLEGE MEN MAKE
BETTER SALESMEN
Managers Have Found That
Higher Education Helps,
Says Prof. H.W.Hibbard.
ARE TRAINED NOW
Even R. T. Crane, the Ene
my of Universities Had Col
legians on Staff.
"Manufacturers who once said
salesmen are born, not made, are now
beginning to make them," said Prof.
H. Wade Hibbard in his lecture on ' will appoint a state leader for the
"Scientific Salesmanship" before the , county farm advisers at this meet
class in automobile engineering yes- g
terday. "Principles of selling are in
vestigated and brought to uniform
practice. The day of the tricky. I
crafty, glib, ill-educated, loud and in
temperate salesman is over. Now he.
must be honest, an expert in eUdence,
a trained logician and well educated
to meet his customers on their own
ground.
"Every man is a buyer and seller
whether the commodity be merchan
dise, brains, transportation, influence,
labor, money, experience or good will.
Thus everj- man may be said to be
in trade.
"Selling comprises four elements:
salesman, buyer, article and sale. It
is these four things which a company
must study to get rid of its goods.
"Salesmen have only recently been
recruited from the ranks of college
men. Sales managers are finding that
the highest education is none too good
for salesmen. The college makes a
man a good mixer among his fellows.
It rubs off the provincial crjdities.
The college man is more interested in
the side-interests of his customer. He
is also most easily adaptable to
changing surroundings. Even R. T.
Crane, the manufacturer who wrote
a number of articles on what he de
clared was the futility of our col-
lieges, had a large number of college
mien on his staff of salesmen."
Professor Hibbard will continue his
lecture next Tuesday night.
PROFS' IN A DANCING CLASS
0. F. Field Expects Other Faculty and
Business Men to Take Work.
The gymnastic dancing class start
ed at Rothweli Gymnasium Wednes
day night with eighteen members, in
cluding three faculty men. The class
tried first elementary steps and will
repeat these each night for some time,
thus giving new members an oppor
tunity to learn the work.
Fancy steps, glides, change steps
and the gallop steji will be taught at
first. The work will gradually lead
up to polkas, folk. Russian and Scot
tish dances. Later in the year the
class may try the Hi'Mand fling.
"This is not a hard dance." said O. F.
Field, instructor in physical educa
tion, "though it is complex and diffi
cult for the becinner."
Mr. Field expects other faculty men
to join the class. "We would also
like to have some of the young busi
ness men of Columbia take the work."
he said.
"The movements will give the best
! all-around exercise. The nicht spent
I in dancing will lie one of real recrea-
j tion and pastime. However, we do
not care for a large class and want
only those who really care for this
kind of dancing. If enough men want
the work another class will be
started"
F. O. Schnaitman has charge of the
class.
TEAM TO WESTERN CONFERENCE
Siv Cross-Conntry Runners Will Rep
resent Missouri November 23.
It was decided last night to send
the cross-country team to the West
ern Conference meet at Northwestern
Univesrity November 23. The same
team that ran last Saturday will go
with the addition of Smith.
Six men will be entered to run and
the first five of these will count in
the scoring. Wickham. Chapman,
Moss, Terry, Hurst and Smith are the
men who will enter the meet.
May Have a 'ew Forestry Course.
Lodging engineering, a course that
has been recently introduced in many
schools of forestry, will probably be
put in the Missouri School of For
estry next semester. At a meeting
of the Forestry Society Tuesday
Wight V. C. Follenlua read a paper
Ion the new course.
COUNTY ADVISERS AT SEDALIA
Chlcagoan, Handling Sears-Roebuck
Fund, Addressed Meeting.
A meeting was held in Sedalia this
week for all persons interested in the
work of the county farm advisers.
Representatives from Buchanan, Au
drain, Lawrence and Johnson coun
ties were present.
Bert Ball, secretary of the crop im
provement committee of 'the Chicago
Grain Exchange, spoke. Mr. Ball is
handling the $1,000,000 fund given by
Sears, Roebuck & Company for the
purpose of encouraging the work of
increased farm production through
the county farm 'adviser. This fund
is being distributed '(1.000 to the
county.
The meeting at Sedalia was prelim
inary to the state meeting to be held
in Columbia this winter. It is ex
pected that the College of Agriculture
E FOR A FLUSHER
Committee Will Recommend
Purchase of Street Clean
ing Machine.
The street committee of the City
Council, which consists of Fountain
Rotlnvell, E. S. Stephens and W. .1.
Hetzler, has decided to recommend
the purchase of a street flusher for
street cleaning. The Commercial Club
discussed last night the matter of
aiding the council in the purchase of
a flusher but decided to await the de
finite action of the council.
The street committee favors the
flusher as the most sanitary and eco
nomical way of cleeritrig the streets.
E. C. Clinkscales, superintendent of
the water and light plant, estimates;
that it will not take more water to!
clean the streets one a day with the
flusher, on demonstration here, than
it does to sprinkle them. But the
sprinkler does not remove the
dirt, making the system of sprinkling
and sweeping more expensive than
the system of flushing.
The street committee is not neces
sarily going to recommend the pur
chase of the machine on demonstra
tion here but will recommend the
purchase of a flusher. As no other
company has offered to demonstrate
a flusher this one will probably be
purchased.
J. H. Hill and H. R. Jackson or the
Hill and Jackson Coal Company, who
have been sprinkling the streets, say
that if given the water that it will
take to flush the streets they can
clean the streets better than can be
done with the flusher and can save the
city the expense of buying a flusher,
about $900. Hill and Jackson have
three sprinklers and a largo sweeper.
They say if the streets are sprinkled
before sweeping it is as sanitary as
washirtg off the dirt.
Their proposition to sell their
street cleaning apparatus at the price
of the flusher did not seem attractive
to the members of the Commercial
Club.
Those present at the meeting of the
Commercial Club last night wcre: S.
F. Conley. S. C. Hunt, D. A. Robnett,
Paul Price. Dr. J. A. Miller J. II.
Hill, II. R. Jackson. T. E. Gordon,
the street committee and F. P. Ral-
ston. The latter was representing!
the company demonstrating the flush
er here.
NEW CARRIERS ABOUT DEC. 13.
Postmaster Remley Will Recommend
Men for Places.
"It will probably be as late as the
middle of December before the new
carriers are put on." said Postmaster
E. A. Remley this morning. "While
the inspectors were here they wrote
the department at Washington and
recommended the new carriers. It
will now be necessary for the depart
ment to write to me asking for recom
mendations. After I have made these
recommendations for the places it
will be necessary for the men to get
a civil service approval before they
can go tq work."
Student to Test Cows.
C. A. Burns, a junior in the College
of Agriculture, has gone to Pleasant
Hill. Mo., to test the Holstein cows
of C. M. Long, a former student here
in the College of Agriculture. The
test lasts seven days and any cow
which produces a sufficient amount of
butterfat In that time will be placed
on the advanced registry list of the
Holstein Record Association.
OF
PASS DAY AT M, U,
Inspection Made Preparatory
to Report to State
Legislature.
COL. TORREY TALKS
Cadets Give Dress Drill for
Guests One a Former
Captain Here.
"Nothing is too good for the Uni
versity of Missouri. Money spent for
education is not an expense but an
Investment. That is our expression,"
said Colonel Jay L. Torrey. of Fruit
ville, chairman of the Board of Visi
tors, who with Dr. R. U Alford of
Vandalia. Major Frank II. Crowell of
Butler, and Prof. Alex E. Douglas,
other members of the board, is visit
ing the University today. Judge
Thomas T. Fauntleroy of St. Louis,
the other member of the board, is
unable to be present.
The isitors are here to inspect the
departments of the University pre
paratory to the recommendation!
j which they will make in their report
I to the State Legislature.
I "The budget of the coming yeat
contains provisions which will mean
, forward movement." said Colonel
Torrey today
The Board of Visitors
seems inclined to favor the budget,
although that has not been formally
determined upon.'
Likes the Spirit Shonn Here.
Regarding recommendations which
the board is considering Colonel
Torrey did not care to make a state
ment at this time.
"I am delighted with the feeling
which I find here." he said. "There
is a harmony that means much for
the University."
The visitors arrived in Columbia
this morning and will be at the Uni
versity until tomorrow afternoon.
when they will return to their respec
tive homes. They spent yesterday at
the School of Mines at Rolla.
"We found the Rolla School in good
condition." said Colonel Torrey. "The
new library building there is receiv
ing its finishing tuches. It will make
a creditable addition to the appear
ance of the college plant."
Lieutenant Farmer arranged to
have the cadets appear this afternoon
in dress drill in honor of Colonel
Torrey and the visitors. Colonel Tor
rey as a student here was captain of
the University cadets.
Colonpl Torrey was. instrumental In
securing legislation for the organiza
tion of the Rough Riders for the
Spanish-American war. He was in
command of one of the three regi
ments, being senior to Mr. Roosevelt.
Kec-tlN Student Prank.
"A sight of the old campus always
calls up pleasant memories." said
Colonel Torrey. "I see the boys sur
veying on the lawn just as they used
to do, and I hear the same old bell
ring in Switzler tower.
"I helped to ring that hell before it
was nut up." he continued. "Yes, on
January 1. 1ST:1
that old bell, which
had not yet been placed in the tower.
helped to ring the new year in and
the old year out. I'll warrant ou
there are dents In it yet. where Scott
Hayes and I hammered it that night.
I We were prepared for any faculty or
police interference. We had a pile
of rocks as big as a barrel handy,
and if anyone had come to interfere
with our game, well, you know ".
DR. BELDEN ON THE DRAMA
Restoration Period Discussed in Talk
Before Art Lowers Guild.
After giving a brief survey of the
decline of the Elizabethan drama. Dr.
II. M. Beldcn talked before the Art
Lovers' Guild last night on "The
Drama of the Restoration Period."
"They did English Literature no
wrong," he said, "by closing the thea
ters in 1C42.
"The curtain rises again in lfiCO."
he continued, "upon a different situa
tion. Not certainly at first sight upon
one of more moral or spiritual prom
ise; yet one which was to lead to a
new and consistent view of life and
society and to produce a vigorous and
worthy, if not exalted, literature."
After briefly outlining the new con
ditions. Doctor Belden spoke of the
French Influence and then took up
the draamtic theory. He mentioned
several significant kinds of drama,
and said that Dryden was the great
representative figure in this age, but
not the best dramatist.
BOARD
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