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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1912
CALLS COUHTY JAIL
Prison Here One of Worst in
the State, Investigator
OLD AND INSANITARY
Mis Forrester Describes Con
ditions That Make for
Increase of Critic
"The Boone County jail
a disgrace to any place,
more marked disgrace to
the seat of a great l'niersi
sociology receies so much
The jail is very insanitary
gienic conditions are totally Spglect-
ed. It is one of the poorest In the
This is the way Miss CharlottlFor-
rester, inspector for the State loard
of Charities and Correction, suiWiar
ized her impressions received from
an investigation 'of the jail Frtay.
Miss Forrester has just completelan
investigation of all the jails fad
almshouses in the state.
lioone county s jail is one 01 e
backnumbers which can lay no cla
to a part in the reform movement
tending to prevent crime, according
to Miss Forrester. The building u
old and poorly constructed and th
jail system is equally antiquated. Thev
stone structure was erected in 1848
It is the negro quarters, but being
the only part of the jail where women
can be separated from men it has to
be used for all women prisoners.
Children Put There, Too.
Miss Forrester said: "The great
est fault of the jail here is permitting
children to associate with adults in
the jail. Children return after being
discharged to visit their friends. The
system of caring for them does not
awe i.the children but teaches them
not to fear a jail.
"The prisoners are well fed. Sher
iff Wilson Hall says they receive the
best food given jail prisoners any
where in the state. But I do not ad-
vocate good food for prisoners who
are not working. I do not believe in
making the jail a good restaurant.
If the prisoners were working on
your streets or the county roads or
at any kind of work they should be
well fed. But it does not prevent
crime to throw men in jail and feed
them well while leaving them idle.'
Xo Baths in the Jail.
Miss Forrester also found the jail
without baths, heated by stoves and
without a classification of prisoners.
Wash tubs can be had If a fellow
wants to try bathing but there are
no demands made of him to do so.
The complete lack of classification
makes it difficult for preventive study
to be carried on. Throughout the
State Miss Forrester found classifica
tion of prisoners very poor,
Miss Forrester says there are only
about twelve modern jail buildings in
the state. "In Kirksville the influ
ence of the State Normal has reflect
ed on the city, resulting in one of
the best jails in the state, whereas
in Columbia one of the worst is to be
The almshouse of the county is one
of the best in the state.
Miss Forrester will give a public
lecture here sometime in December.
She will use lantern slides showing
pictures of jails and almshouses all
oer the state.
PHI GAMMl DELTAS TO IXDIAXA
Fraternity Will Hold Annnal Meeting
at Indianapolis in December.
Several members of the Phi Gamma
Delta fraternity of the University of
Missouri will attend the sixty-fourth
annual Ekklesia to be held in Indian
apolis, Ind.. December 2G, 27 and 28.
A special train will be chartered to
take the delegates from the different
chapters. A special car for members
of the Nebraska. Kansas, William
Jewell and Missouri chapters will
leae Kansas City Christmas night,
and one from St. Louis for the alum
ni and other active members will be
attached to the Kansas City car.
Ward A. Neff. S C. R
W. W. Fuller, the delegates from the
Missouri chapter, and G. C. Huston,
A E. Douglass. Jr. and several of the
Columbia alumni will compose the
Columbia delegation. Thomas R.
Marshall. Vice-President elect will
deliier the address of welcome in
behalf of the State of Indiana.
Charles W. Fairbanks will also speak.
lt is a
CLOUDY BCT NO RAIX TODAY
Official Forecast Snjs There Will Be
a Else In Temperature.
The weather forecast of the United
States Bureau for today Is "slightly
J-varmer and cloudy but probably no
0W FOR RED CROSS SEALS
Stickers Will Be Put on Sale in Col
Red Cross seals
workers in the
fight against tu
be placed on sale
in Columbia to
morrow. The seals
are red, green
and white, and bear a miniature
crimson Genca cross with a glowing
"Merry Christmas" in the midst of
green holly. They sell at one cent
The Miller Building is the distrib
uting center for Missouri.
The seals are furnished at the cost
of production by the American Na
tional Red Cross, of which President
Taft is the head. All of the proceeds
are expended in the campaign against
the white plague. In Columbia the
money goes to the support of the vis
iting nurse, who has done much to
prevent the spread of the disease
The Red Cross stickers may be
placed on letters and packages, but
they do not take the place of regular
From headquarters here comes this
word: "We hope that there will not
be a letter or Christmas package sent
from Columbia, an invitation to a
iocial function, or a package of any
und delivered from the stores with
Jgit one of these little stickers. For
le and health and happiness is the
ssage of the little seal not only at
(iristmas time but all the year
IRY WINS 10-MILE
Uiyersity of Missouri Man
tjetor Over Marathon
sRunners in St. Louis.
Terry, of the University of
Missoi track team, won the 10-mile
road jKe held in St. Louis yesterday
underlie auspices of the Missouri
Athletic Club. His time was 56 min
Marathon runners were
The sate event was won two years
ago by Johnson, another Tiger run-
ner. Miaouri had no entrant last
TO CHARITY FCXD
Jnst $3 less Than Last Year.
The Thanksgiving offering at the
union services of the Protestant
churches waT $.".2.02. This went to
the emergency fund of the Charity
Organization and will be used in the
relief of cases needing help that can
not be supplied by the Conley Poor
Fund or from other sources. The of
fering last year was $55.02.
TO TOTE OH ROAD DISTRICT
Rochepnrt Will Held Special Election
Rochcport will vote on an eight
mile road district at a special elec
tion to be held December 14. Fifty
qualified voters and taxpayers have
filed a petition with the county court
asking for the election.
The new district, if formed, will
be six miles wide and eight miles
long. The district W'H be formed
under the same law that governs the
Columbia district. The citizens of
Rocheport and persons who live in
the district will be allowed to sell
bonds to furnish funds for building
This new district includes part of
the Cross-State Highway and will
help raise Boone County's standard. I
Officials of the new highway have'
. i Knifi in;ii nit ri.niiK in duuutj uuiiiiiv
rc the worst bPtwcen St. Louis and
T. E. Jone to Leaie Thl" Month.
T. E. Jones, who Jiasbg611 engaged
to coach the Wisconsin track team,
will leave Missouri during the Christ
mas holidays. He will begin work
there January 3.
Sculptor Coming Here
ZOLNAY, SCULPTOR, "
WILL SPEAK HERE
St. Louis Artist to Give Ad
dresses Thursday Morning
HIS BROAD INTERESTS
Recently Won Competition
for Monument to Pierre ,
George Julian Zolnay of St. Louis.
a widely known American sculptor,
will enafib if thn TTnlvprcitv nespmhlv
Thursday morning and again in the dents looking for new rooms, was
evening. His subject for the morning caused yesterday morning by a de
will be "Art and Life" and at 8 o'clock fective flue. About $700 is the ex
he will talk on "The American Sculp- tent of the loss, which is fully cov
tor." The evening lecture will be in ered by insurance. Mrs. Sarah Tal
the auditorium also. It is under the ley is the 'owner. She is the mother
auspices of the Art Lovers' Guild. of Victor Talley, a student in the
Mr. Jolnay is an entertaining Jtalko:, University,
and a man of broad interest. His A flue burned out early in the
American career began in New York, morning, and the occupants of the
where he achieved a national repu- building looked for fire, but failed to
tation. Dr. Halsey C. Ives induced find it About 9:30 o clock students
him to go to St. Louis to take charge on Rollins Field saw flames coming
of the art department of the Louisiana from the roof and turned in the
Purchase Exposition. He has resid- alarm.
ed there ever since. He established Students from neighboring board
the St. Louis Artists' Guild, an organ- ing houses and dormitories rushed
ization which is a power in the ciic to the place when the fire whistle
life of St. Louis. .blew, and saved practically all the
His Method in Art. 'contents of the house. The roomers
In his interpretation, Mr. Zolnay rescued nearly all their belongings in
abhors a literal transcription of more or less battered condition,
nature. The purely physical he re-' One man stood in a third story
gards merely as a vehicle for the window with flames all about him and
mental and spiritual qualities of the threw out the contents of the room
subject. While his portraits suggest in a stream. A big box of books that
an ease of execution conveying the he dropped barely missed a woman
feeling that the result was attained who had failed to heed the warnings
with but a few strokes, the command- of those who saw it fall,
ing quality is psychological rather The water pressure was good, and
than technical. jthe firemen wno soon arrived nan no
Mr. Zolnay's training extends be- trouble in controlling the blaze,
yond his chosen calling. He is pro- There was little wind and the near
ficient in a number of the sister arts by houses were not endangered. R.
and has done work in the laboratory, E. Lucas, manager of the Missouri
evolving several new plastic mate- Store, who lives in the next residence
rials of value in the reproduction and to the north, stood on his roof with
development of works of sculpture, an unlighted cigar in his mouth and
He is a fluent speaker and ready alternately wet down his own roof
writer, a musician of unusual ability, with a garden house and turned the
speaks half a dozen languages, and water on the burning building,
possesses the faculty of imparting! About 10 o'clock Chief Newman
knowledge to others. came out onto the front porch of the
Work is Varied, 'building, took a red bandanna from
One of his works, "Industry and his mouth and shouted to the crowd,
rommprre." -, colossal eroun adorn- "It's all right, boys. I've got It now."
ing the new United States Custom
House in San Francisco, is a good
example of the value of a broad edu-
cation. Zolnay's work is as varied
as it is interesting. It includes al-'
most anything from a small silver
spoon to the colossal group. Among
his many portrait busts is one off
Edgar Allan Foe, maae tor me uni
versity of Virginia.
Mr. Zolnay came out victorious in
the recent competition for the monu
ment to Pierre Laclede, founder of
the city of St Louis.
Both lectures Thursday will be Il
lustrated by lantern slides.
.MRS. ROBIXSOX'S BURIAL TODAY
Body to Be Taken to Fayette After
Service Here This Morninp. I
Funeral services for Mrs Chapman
G. Robinson, who died Friday, will
be held at the residence. 1105 Hink -
son anue. this morning. The Rev.
M. A. Hart, pastor of the Christian
Church, will have charge. The body
"ill be taken to Fayette, Mo., for
Mrs. Robinson was born at Fayette
64 years ago. Tuberculosis was the
cause of death.
Defective Flue Starts Blaze
in Mrs. Sarah Talley's
Home, 712 Gentry Place.
K FULLY INSURED
Water Pressure Good and
Firemen Quickly Con
trol the Flames.
A fire which ruined the third story
of a boarding house at 719 Gentry
Place and set several University stu-
Whereupon a few of the spectators
gave "nine for Newman."
TEACHERS YISITIXG IX CHICAGO
wm awna n Few Davs Watchlne
fjfy (jris Cook.
.. Im.i,oh, nnH assistant
.UUDL Ul ."- H.W..w M
teachers in the home economics de
....tniunt nt thp Tlnlversitv are in
Chicago on an observation tour.
While in the city they will visit the
home economics department in Chi
cago University, Lewis Institute and
several of the high schools. Lewis
Institute is devoted entirely to home
wnnomics work. Those making me
trin are: Misses Louise Stanley. Nelle
Nesgit Nelle Troxell, Winona Wocd-
and M,sg Venetta.
Caroline -nci u .
J Miss Caroline McGil 1. a graduate
of the University of Missouri is now
connected with the Murry Hospital
at Butte. Mont She did work in the
Parker Memorial Hospital here She
'took Ihe degree A. B. in 01. A. M. in
'03, and Ph. D. in 'OS Her work in
medicine here attracted a good deal
WANT U. S. TO SAVE
Petitions AH Over Country
Ask Congress to Buy His
150 SIGNERS HERE
Mrs. G. B. Macfarlane Is in
Charge of Campaign in
A petition to Congress to buy Mon
ticello, the old home of Thomas Jef
ferson, is being circulated in Colum
bia by Mrs. G. B. Macfarlane. The
Jefferson Monticello Memorial Asso
ciation of America is conducting a
campaign all over the country, get
ting signers to memorials to Congress
to preserve the historic home of Jef
ferson. Many of the members of Congress
and their wives, as well as prominent
men all oer the country, have signed
petitions. Mrs. Martin W. Littleton,
wife of Congressman Littleton of
New York, is managing the cam
paign. Since the death of Jefferson in 1S26,
Monticello has been in private hands,
wholely unrelated to the author of
the Declaration of Independence.
When Jefferson left the White House
in 1809 he was deenly in debt. He
sold his private library and then
mortgaged the Monticello estate. At
the time of his death it was found
necessary to sell the Monticello farm
of 409 acres. Though valued at
$71,000, it brought only $7,000.
James T. Barclay, the original pur
chaser of Monticello, sold half of the
estate, including the home of Jeffer
son, to Captain Uriah Levy of New
York about 1830. Levy died in 1862
and willed Monticello to the United
States government. But the will was
contested and declared void.
Then followed law-suits among the
heirs, and finally Jefferson M. Levy
got possession of the estate. He still
owns it In the interval of several
years while the law-suits were in
court, Monticello was allowed to go
Several resolutions have at differ
ent times been introduced into Con
gress to buy Monticello. The tomb of
Jefferson has been rebuilt by the gov
ernment, but no direct move has been
made toward obtaining possession of
the historic estate.
Monticello is about three miles
from Charlottesville. Va. The origi
nal Jefferson estate was more than
four hundred aTes but is now only
about two hundred. Before the death
of Jefferson, it was the Mecca of
many noted men of the country.
At the last session of Congress the
Senate passed a resolution favoring
an inquiry into the purchase of Mon
ticello. A similar resolution is to
come up in the House at the coming
session of Congress.
Mrs. Macfarlane has about 150 sign
ers to her petition.
DR. MOSS TO BE OCT SOOX
Became 111 at Centralia and Was
Brought to Hospital Here.
Dr. Woodson Moss, who became ill
at Centralia yesterday, is resting .well
and probably will be out of the
Parker Memorial Hospital In a few
days, according to his physician, Dr.
Doctor Moss had started to St
Louis to visit his son. He was taken
to the Globe Hotel in Centralia and
brought back to Columbia on the
It was at first believed that Doctor
Moss was suffering from ptomaine
poison but later it was found to be
XAYY DEFEATS ARMY, 6-0.
Scores Made on Two Field Goals la
the Last Qnarter.
Philadelphia. Pa.. Nov. 30. The
Navy defeated the Army in their an
nual football game here today, score
C to 0. '
The Navy's score was made on two
field goals by Brown in the last
County Conrt This Week.
The Boone County Court will meet
tomorrow. It will be in session only
a few days, as this Is an adjourned
meeting. No business other than al
lowing bills will come up.
EIGHT QUALIFY FOR
James Pendleton Smith of M.
U. Among Those Passing
ONE TO BE CHOSEN
Decision Will Be Made By
Board of Selection in
Announcement was made here yes
terday that eight of the ten Mis
sourians who took the Rhodes schol
arship examinations in October had
been declared eligible for the award.
The papers were sent to Oxford to be
Only one of the eight is a Univer
sity of .Missouri student. He is James
Pendleton Smith, a junior in the
School of Law, whose home is in
The others who passed the exam
inations are: Thomas P. Lockwood,
Washington University; C. G. Bow
den, St. Louis; E. V. Nash. Central
College, Fayette: T. E. Whipple,
Kansas City; F. L. Rhoades. Roger
D. Arnold and Laird T. Hites, all of
William Jewell College, Liberty.
The list of candidates will be nar
rowed down to six after William
Jewell has chosen one of the three
men from that school as its represen
tative before the board of selection.
This board will meet in St. Louis in
December to name the winning can
didate. Athletic ability, qualities of
leadership and character are consid
ered in making this selection.
The examinations, which were held
in Columbia, included Greek, Latin,
arithmetic, and algebra or geometry.
President A. Ross Hill is chairman
of the board of selection. The other
members are: Arhcbishop John J.
Glennon of St. Louis, Bishop Daniel
S. Tuttle of St. Louis, Chancellor
David F. Houston of Washington
University and President William H.
Black of Missouri Valley College.
The winner of the scholarship will
begin his residence at Oxford in Oc
tober of next year. The scholarship
is for three years and pays $1,500 a
year. Examinations will be held here
next fall for the scholarship begin
ning in 1914.
Mr. Smith, the University of Mis
souri's representative before the
board of selection, is a graduate of
William Jewell College, having taken
his A. B. degree there in 1911. He
will continue the study of law at Ox
ford if he is chosen for the scholar
ship. TO GIVE KIPLIXG READIXGS
Shakespearian Actor Will Gire
semlily Program Tuesday.
Henry J. Hadfield of New York, a
Shakespearian actor, will give a cos
tume interpretation of Kipling at the
University Assembly next Tuesday
morning. Mr. Hadfield has been a
leading Shakespearian actor on the
American and British stage for fif
teen years. He is now devoting him
self to a cycle of presentations in
dramatic pictures of the masterpieces
of modern English poetry.
Mr. Hadfield carries with him his
own stage scenery and costumes,
which are said to be historically cor
rect He has given his interpreta
tions at many of the universities and
colleges of this country.
Of him Dr. Hardin Craig, professor
of oratory and public speaking at
Princeton University, says:
"Mr. Henry J. Hadfield's costumed
interpretation or 'Rudyard Kipling.
Poet and Man is a striking and
original form of entertainment. He
succee'ded in giving the audience
what the reader has difficulty in sup
plying; namely, the picture which was
in the poet's thought when he wrote
the poem. He is an actor of wide
experience and knows his art."
William Winter, dramatic critic for
the New York Tribune, says of Mr.
"He has the virtues of sincerity,
gravity and weight. He Is an actor
of experience and solid worth."
Dr. William Lyon Phelps, profes
sor of English at Yale University,
"His interpretations bring out the
meaning or the author; and his work
was enjoyed by all who heard him at
Yale. I take great pleasure In rec
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