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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN.
YEAR
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1913
NUMBER 100
LLS HOW CAPITOL
SAVES STATE
W. Stephens Thinks $20
a Day Not Too Much
for This Work.
1' PASTOR TALKS
T. W. Young Appeals
lor Spiritual Progress as
Well as Physical.
In IWO IIIMant-i-B uiuiiu im; oiuii;
tol commission has saved the
... n. t 1 n n ftlisv rnfrdh
ile of Mit-sourl $ir..000," said E.
Stephens, chairman of the commis-
in an address before the Comtner
Club todav "We bought land
kcent to the rapitol for $18,000 less
the appropriations permitted and
ired the architects to employ
r own structural engineers out of
salary allowed them. These are
instances. Yet people think
too much because the state
t us each $20 a day.
t
)nly those who lime struggled with
in the planning of this splendid
Hns know the great amount of
and thought required. We have
Iced fifteen mouths and have given
Itlcally our whole time to the mi
lking In the beginning we de-
to lav aside all political parti
ip and to unite in obtaining for
&
Ipoople of the state the very best
lible.
'e secured the competition of
ity-tuo architects from all sec
of the country and subsequently
best ten in the country coinpeteJ
the work We have constructed a
iUvj' is pronounced by the great-
ltocts as being beyond ques-
tlie most splendid achievement
he Mate capitol architecture.
-Will Slake 31 Reputation."
will be willing to stake my repu
n on the building when it is cont
'd. It will be a capitol to which
y Missourian can look with pride,
ill be symmetrical, economical and
tical We have published every
that has been spent and for
t purpose. If now tne legislature
ks that the work can be better
led on by other hands, we arc vvil-
to give over the work."
. T. W Young, the new pastor of
Baptist Church, was the other
ker at the Commercial Club
heon. He spoke on the relation
e church to the business interests
e city.
Business .Men in Church.
'itliout progress along material
he said, "the city would not
s along other lines. The
h elleves with the Commercial
lit. (rill'tra w
b Ir-Vf promo
t". jTherc is
romotion of material in-
a danger, however.
becoming so absorbed in material
Irs that we slight the moral and
itual things. But unless our un-
ktandings are founded on good
al and righteous bases they are
lasting We need business men
Ihe church and church men in busi-
r:tor Young said he was pleased
the prospect of becoming a citl-
of prosperous, righteous and pro
she (-.(1111111113. He said that he
,t i, ..i..,,.iv !"
T Centn. president of the Com-
I.l (!.... u..QV,. ,f the death nf"
ard T Itollms. who was un itcti.e.
'4,n, f t, .!! H.. t.nid tr i-
n t 1 1 I .. ..a tnntl flltVflVft
" "r "om"" rt" "" - - " I
ested in Hie welfare of Colum-'
.ti, ,i.,.rB r the dni. voted J
tend their sympathy to the fam-,
j ur imiiins .
m . I
r'liniHTrliil Chili Banquet.
V . tl.n a"'lttttl.irll!ll
uircciurs ui in-- ............ ....
met today to discuss plans for
nimiint iiiinuuct. The time for in
T Gentrv the president. A com-
tee on .Vrangemeuts ali will be
t. e on arrange cu .
K,lnted-
-
.... ,w ti... U Worse. ,
Lobe WMav. a student In the Col-
Kculture. who was operated
for appendicitis Tuesday was so
Id, worse last night that tils rawer.
ii had started home yesterday, was
ailed to Columbia. He was !"!
I.sclous yesterday anernoou aim
night.
County Collector to Capital.
It Jordan, county conecior. t-t
Vfferk Clt
'itng $e
" the Mtii'ourl
Cit today to attend a
legislative committee
County Collectors'
oilatlon. Mr. Jordan is a mem-
OARD
SPRING WEATHER TO CONTINUE
Forecast Promises Temperature
Aboie Freezing.
Springlike weather will continue
until tomorrow, at least, according
to the weather bureau. The forecast
is: "Generally fair and warmer to
night and Saturday. Temperature
above freezing." The temperatures
today:
7 a. in 24
8 a. in 24
9 a. in 20
10 a. in 28
11 a. m 32
12 (noon) 34
1 p. m 37
2 p. in 39
TONIGHT
Basketball. Kansas Aggies against
Missouri at Rothwell Gymnasium.
Preliminary game 7:30 p. m.
TOMORROW
Missouri-Kansas Aggies basketball
game at Uothwell Gymnasium, 4 p.m.
ROLLINS' FUNERAL TOMORROW
Hod Brought Here Tills Afternoon by
Ills Brother.
The body of E. T. Rollins who died
yesterday in St. Louis arrived on the
1:40 o'clock Wabash train this after
noon. It was accompanied by C. B.
Kollins who was with his brother
when he died. The body was taken
to the home of C. B. Hollins. The
pall bearers were the nephews of E.
T. Hollins: Clarkson Rollins, Sidney
Hollins. C. B. Hollins. Jr.. I. O. Hock
aday. H. B. Kline and Sidney Steph
ens. Funeral services will be at !(:30
o'clock tomorrow morning at the Epis
copal Church. The pall bearers will
be E. M. Price. Prof. W. G Manly.
Prof. L. M. Defoe. George Heeder. L.
,0. Courts, II. II. Banks, X. T. Gentry,
It'. B. Miller and J. II. Guitar. The
services will be conducted by the Hev.
Edmund Duckworth, pastor of the
' Episcopal Church of St. I-ouis. Burial
will be in the Columbia cemetery.
YOST'S AID IS HERE
H. F. Schulte, Michigan's
Assistant Coach, Considered
for T. E.Jones' Place.
II. F. Schulte, assistant coach at
the University of Michigan under
"Hurry-up" Yost, is in Columbia visit
ing C. L. Brewer. Mr. Schulte's name
is being considered for the position
now open in the athletic department.
He will stay over tonight to see the
basketball game.
Mr. Schulte is a big man one who
looks as if he liked being outdoors
and the work of coaching. He is i
graduate of the University of Michi
gan and was chosen as All-Western
guard several years ago. Before he
was assistant coach, Mr. Schulte
coached at the Normal School at Cape
Girardeau. Several men now in the
University were on the teams he
coached there.
Mr. Brewer has nothing definite o
say about the situation in the ath
letic department. Mr. Schulte's name
is one of the few that he has even
said were under consideration.
ALL-STINT WEEK FAVORED
Fanners
Vote on I'hin
and Elert
Officers.
The students of the College of Agri
culture oted favorably last night on
I'l' "
have all the University
Ltimto to nnn . not fit flit plnun ilf tllf
.- " - " -
- '"' ""-
T''!ir,iin was Heeled I
t
-
Pit - Hi.". - ... "
the Agricultural Club.
The other officers elected are: Vice-
Mn, w I 11.,1-f. aerretnrv. T.
.-"...., ... -
- Talbcrt; treasurer, a. u. roaru.
sergeant - at - arms. I. A. Lowry.
take
V UU.f L'VIWU "m i -, -.. .
--
(cnargc ot me oncge rarinur. ....-
(new board Is: Editor-in-chief, E. M.
Todd, a graduate of the School or
.loiinialicm: business manager, T. .!.
i . .. . ... .. i
Taiuon; circulation ...a,mht-.. a.
- ... r.u..u. -w .
different departments of the paper,
committee was appointed to take
.charge of the college banquet which
A llffJ rT..TA.A n- ..IA.IIWI f rtl-
will bt given at tnc
f-ntAfn'itlnnnt
win in given . ."u - -
Stock Show at Chicago next fall
h year some unh-ers y luas c large
- - .- -
lea. This vear the work falls to Mis
-. ." " .. ,. ,-n- . mi..
souri.
Thief Left the Kejs.
The silver mesh bag, one of the ar
ticles stolen from 1012 Walnut Satur
day night when the household was
at supper, was found near the Powers
Hotel by a University student and re-
turned to the owner. Miss Eula Hud
son. The thief had taken the money,
but left tho keys.
$25,000,000 YEARLY
LOSS FROM INSECTS
Bill to Protect State From
Foreign Bugs Will
Be Asked.
MONEY IS WANTED
Prof. Haseman Tells of Bene
fits That Would Come
From Law.
Missouri farmers lose about $25,
000,000 each year through destruction
by insects, according to Leonard
Haseman, professor of entomology in
the College of Agriculture and en
tomologist to the experiment sta
tion. The College of Agriculture and the
experiment station are working on an
inspection bill. The object of tais
bill is to protect the state from for
eign insects, and to clean up the in
fested places throughout the state,
thus cutting down the farmers' loss
each year. This bill would use the
same plan as the fertilizer inspection
bill, which prohibits the sale of fer
tilizers' that do not analyze up to
standard.
Need 3Ioney to Carr on Work.
".We have been carrying on this
work for fifteen years without any
funds from the legislature," said Pro
fessor Haseman. "Now the time has
come when it is necessary for us to
have an appropriation bo that it will I
be possible for us to carry on tiie
work as it should be. One of the
great needs of our state is a bill of
this kind. All the trees which are
shipped into this state will then be
inspected for injurious insects be
fore coming in. This is the only way
these insects can be kept out. The
United States Department of Agricul
ture has the right to quarantine any
state if infested with insects such as
the brown tail moth.
"The legislature will be asked for
such an appropriation and there is"
no doubt that we will get the money
which will enable us to carry on the
work as it should .be."
Professor Haseman stated that in
sects which arc the most dangerous
are the San Jose scale, brown tail
moth and gypsy moth. These are the
insects that will be dealt with first,
and then, as soon as the value of the
organization is seen by the farmers,
the other insects will be worked on.
Fruit Growers Want Protection.
The large fruit growers are very
anxious for this work to be pushed
forward so that their orchards will
be protected. The small orchardists
do not, as a rule, take any action to
prevent the spread of insects. This
makes it hard on those who spray
their trees, for the insects from an
unsprayed orchard will inigrat to
the sprayed orchard.,
"The brown tail moth Is found in
large numbers In some of the North
ern states," said Professor Haseman.
"This insect is not only injurious to
the fruit but is unheaithful. Its body
Is covered with a very penetrating
substance which comes off and floats
in the air. When this is inhaled it
irritates the lungs and gives the tu
berculosis germ a good chance to get
started. Many cases of this disease
have been traced back to this insect."
The San Jose scale is very injur-
Ions to the peach and apple.
Tt.f.O'.
..I ,.!-. .... .. .
.- t . ... . . it.
.. .... ...... j l..,.,.... ..,,1
be controlled
by this inspection bill
3f. !'. MAN HEM'S WRITE BOOK
4. W. Stcnrer, Formerlv Professor
Here, Aids Geological Work.
'In a book. "Sub-Oceanic Physiog
raphy of the North Atlantic Ocean,"
written by Edward Hull, professor ot j
geology In the Royal College of fci-
ence In Dublin. Is a chanter on
Sub
file Oceanic Physical Features off
Coast of North America and tlie West
India Islands," written by Dr. J. W.
Spencer, a former professor of geol
ogy In the University of Missouri.
S. S. Laws, former president of the
University, has had the book sent di
rect from Uie publishing house in
London to. ftie University Library. In
a letter he said that he was having
the book sent principally because of
I the chapter by Doctor Spencer.
InsiK-ct Ilnnard-Pajne College.
The members of the Committee on
Accredited Schools of the University
were In Fayette yesterday to inspect
Howard - Payne College. This college
has applied for approval as a junior
college. The committee consists of
Dean J. C. Jones, Dr. N. M. Trenholrae
and Prof. Herman Schlundt.
3-LINE AD STARTED
WORK ON BIG DAM
Small Magazine Notice Sug
gested to H. L. Cooper
Harnessing of Mississippi.
HE RAISED MONEY
Engineer Tells of the Con
struction Work Where
2,500 Are Employed.
A little three-line ad in an engineer
ing trade magazine paved the way for
the construction of the big Keokuk
dam, one of the greatest pieces of'haKcs there will be a wrestling bout
engineering in modern times. ' between Weltmer and Hobson. These
Much L. Cooner. vice-nresident and ! men have had experience in' this
chief engineer of the .Mississippi River
'ower Company, told in his lecture 'n
the Auditorium last night of the con
struction and operation of the work
at Keokuk. ".My secretary noticed the
little ad and handed it to ma one day
in my office." he said. "I immediately
became interested in the project and
went to Keokuk. It was a long time
before I could get money to finance
the undertaking, but after running
around the country for five years and , will be changed to the afternoons,
being turned down about fifty-eight I The first game of the inter-depart-times,
it came." ment series will be played as the prc-
The work is not being done on a
contract basis but it is estimated that
the whole project will cost nearly
$2.",000,()00. This amount is ready
and as soon as the company shows
that results are to come, $1.".,000.0(M.
more can be secured.
Mr rnm.nr i.eiiei.. in !nit... u-i.nt
he tells votiiiE engineers tiiev should
.-.--. . ,
leafn to do. He said that a man
should know how to tell what lie
knows. "I would have a public speak
ing class in every engineering school
in this county if I baa my vay alout
it." lie said. "The engineer who
knows how to talk intelligently about
his profession will always come out 1
ahead of the man wno is noi able lo
make himself clearly understood."
.Mr. Cooper showed a steie ptl o-i
view- to illustrate his point.
His entire lecture was based on
engineering work and dam construc
tion. Mr. Cooper has built dams in
Brazil, Canada, the United States and
other countries. He showed stereopti
con views of all these works. Begin
ning with pictures of the first rude
water power machinery used in Bra
zil and Japan, he showed the develop
ment of the money saving device down
to the present time. The harnessing
of the .Mississippi will give the great
est water power plant in the world.
.Mr. Cooper showed a picture that
gave the first atempt at "damning"
the Mississippi. It was of a man who
had been forced to the roof of his
house by an overflow of the ;reat riv
er. Xo boats were in sight and there
was nothing but water for miles
around him. And too, the man ap
peared very angry. Mr. Cooper said
that this was probably not the only
time that a similar attempt had been
made.
The power company employs al
most 2,.100 men. The company carries
insurance for all the laborers. Wheiv
eer one of them is disabled, the com
pany pays him full time, hi rase
ot death the family receives a mini
mum of f't.000. According to Mr.
Cooper very few men have lost their
lives. The rate is almost fifty per
hi iir.uer -
.t.n...f.B u. otui.tul liait.it..
hi the last month almost every
newspaper in the country has pub
lished a story from Keokuk telling
of a man who fell Into the concrete
and was never found unUl the forrs
were removed. Only one hand was
visible then, according to the report.
When 31 r. Cooper was asked about
tli- story, the engineer laughed. He
said that it was one of the best writ-1
ten articles he ever saw not to navel
any truth back of it. He said that1
the story came originally from a
drunken carpenter and that the re-
porter who wrote the story was now
without a job.
Johnson Heads 1916 Aradems.
Carlyle D. Johnson was elected
president of the freshman class in
the College of Arts and Science at a
meeting of the class yesterday. The
other officers elected were: Vice
president, N. P. Wiggins; secretary
treasurer. Grace I. Pearse. The all
sophomore class will meet to elect
officers in about two weeks.
SL Louis Pastor to Preach Here.
The Rev-. Edmund Duckworth, pas
tor of the Episcopal Church of St.
Louis, will preach Sunday morning at
the Episcopal Church In Columbia.
'AGGIES" BEAT K. U. TWICE
Tigers Will Meet Strong Opponents
Tonight Other Games.
The Kansas "Aggies" defeated ::.
U. twice on the latter's floor. This
fact alone shows that the "Aggies"
have one of the strongest teams in
this part of the country. Kansas has
exactly the same team that won the
conference championship last year,
and also has the reputation of being
practically unbeatable on its own floor.
The "Aggies" won Tuesday night by
a score of 39 to 21 and on Wednesday
night by 27 to 25. Since, according to
C I.. Brewer, a team must be at least
twenty points better than Kansas to
beat them on their own floor, the win
ners must have a very strong team.
The preliminary game between the
lawyers and the engineers will start
at 7:30 tonight. The Varsity game
will start at 8 o'clock. Between the
sport and the bout will be fast and
interesting.
ine game mat was scneuuied for
! Saturday night has been changed to
""-' afternoon. This change has been
suggested to .Mr. Brewer several times
before, but he has always been doubt
ful as to the crowd that would come
to the game.. If it proves a success
Saturday, all the remaining games
that are scheduled for Saturday nights
Hminary on Saturday afternoon. It
I "ill start at I o'clock
The Varsity
Same will be started at about 4:30.
' Either a wrestling bout or a boxing
, match will be put on between tho
halves.
1 lie "Aggies beat tne warrensuur
Xoniial School team last night with
, score of L':!-!'. Missouri also beit ,
the Normal this year a one-point score.
31 A V AIM) GIRL 3IKSSLXGER
('. A. Ban in Thinks It Would Improve
Wetcrn Tiilon Sen ice.
C. A. Itaum, manager of the Wes
tern Union Telegraph Company is
.contemplating the addition of a girl
messenger to the service. He says
that the employment of girls would
better the service In many ways, a3
suggested by the recent trial of the
efficiency of girl messengers in Oma
ha. "In a large city the boys em
ployed as messengers are apt to be
of the worst element, but in the small
town like Columbia, the boys are of
good families and render good ser
vice," he said today. "I would not do
away with the boy service but would
add a girl to the service because
there are a few calls that a girl could
more easily attend to than a boy. Our
present messenger service has proved
a success although the business is
comparatively light."
Mr. Raum has received a letter from
the St. Louis headquarters compli
menting the office on the amount of
messenger business up to date.
WASHES IIISHES II V ?rACHINI'U'
'. I). Hub I'-i Eleetri !;ei!re 1'iat
Cleans L-tOO I'lrres fi. Hour.
An electric machine at the Univer
sity Dining Club .vashes In 10 min
utes tlie dishes ust-'J by (0 students.
By the aid of this el--.- .-.? Jish waMier.
twelve students in a half-hour remove
.'.000 dishes from the table, wash, dry
and place them in the racks ready for
the next meal.
Stanley Sisson. manager of the club,
installed the electric machine after
he had noted its success at the Uni -
jrgjiv rf Va,iaraBO whert. ,-., f-,lshfs.MIs8 Marion llertig. athletic manage-.
I ,..wi .... -. nnn c...luntH nre vvnshed. I savs It Is not tlie iiurirose of ny
I upcu kij f,uvu - -
All except the glass-ware is washeJ
by It and then dried In an oven.
The new machine consists of a
wire crate into which the dishes are
placed and then lowered into a tank
of boiling waier. In this crate Is an
electric brush-fan which turns at th
rate of .".00 revolutions a ir.inute.
Will Talk Tonhrlit on Siiffraire.
"The Nature of Suffrage" will be
discussed by Dr. W. J. Shepard at a
meeting of the Social Science Club
tonight. The meeting will be at 7:."50
o'clock in Boom 24, Academic Hall.
C. H. S. to Play Kemper Here.
The Columbia High School basket
ball team will play the Kemper Mili
tary Academy tomorrow- niht in the
high school auditorium. Hugh Tis
tadt of Central College will referee
the game, which will begin at 7:30
o'clock.
Accused of StealiRK- a fifl-l'ent Hen.
Frank Jackson, a negro, was brought
from Centralla today on change of
venue and taken before Judge James
Stockton. Jackson Is charged with
stealing one Plymouth Rock hen, val
ued at sixty cents.
LOW GRADES BRING
SOBS FROM PUPILS
Schoolgirls Weep When "F"
Is Given on Work "S,"
"E" Cheer Others.
UPPER CLASSES HARD
In Fifth, Sixth and Seventh
Grades, 15 Per Cent of
Pupils Fail.
A girl in the sixth grade nervously
came up to her teacher this morning
. to get her grade card for the work
of the first half of the year. One
' look at the card brought great tears
into ' WQS- T1,ere was an F- The
work must be done over.
.1
"And
I've worked so hard," she
' bbed
.
Others cried when they found they
had made the same grade. Try as
hard as they could, they could not re
strain the tears. More, however.
were cheered with the average of M
while there were the S and the E to
make this a happy day for others.
The final examinations were fin
ished yesterday in the grades and Co
lumbia High School and there were
' no classes above the fifth grade to
day. The teachers were busy mark
ing the grades that mean so much
to these interested workers. The
(failures for the fifth, sixth and sev-
uiuh riuu- a.c- .-.. ...an.-.. ... . ,..
a1 cent by J. E. McPlierson, superin-
teudeut of the public schools.
The large number of failures is
explained as due to the heavy work
of these grades. There are only
seven grades before the high school
is reached. So the Columbia public
schools do eight years of work in
seven. This additional work conies
in the fifth, sixth and seventh grades.
The same system of grading is
used in the grades and high school
as that used in the University. The
process of elimination is not the
same. The University system of
grading was adopted In 1909.
WONT I'LAY MATCH GAMES
Rut Christian and Stephens Colleges
Will Hate Basketball Teams.
The girls in Christian College and
Stephens College are enthusiastic
over basketball. Although both are
developing good teams they do not ex
pect to lilay match games, the only
exception being that the Stephens
girls may meet the team from HowarJ
Payne College some time this season.
The Stephens College girls have no
athletic director this year, but they
have raised a fund by subscription
and sandwich sale to pay for a coach.
Prof. C. L. Brewer has promised to
pick out a competent man from among
the University boys to coach them
and they hope to have several practice
games with the girls' class teams of
the University some time this winter.
The two Christian College teams.
the senior-sophomore and the junior
freshman, will play a game In about
two weeks. On these teams are
three or four good plajera who have
taken part in match games In other
'schools. No match games will be
' played by the Christian College team.
sport to encourage tne comprimvc
spirit. She thinks match games take
' too much of the girls' time and that
they roster antagonism between
I schools. She does not believe In cul-
tivating tlie atnietic gin. sne .,a-.n.
TALKS ON BIBLE TO V. W. C. A.
Stephens Cnllfire lleaa OlscusseH
.Modern Viewpoint of Religion.
"A person with the modern point
of view is never pessimistic, because
he sees that every day In the world
spells progress." said Miss Cornelia
Montgomery, dean of Stephens Col
lege. In her talk yesterday on "The
Bible From the Modern Viewpoint"
at the Y. W. C. A. meeting.
Miss Montomery then spoke of the
Bible as the revelation of God's word,
and as showing a progress, or evolu
tion In Ideals, as one reads It from
the first to the IasL She said that
the New Testament was the comple
tion of the teaching begun in the Old
Testament, and represented also the
advance made In spiritual and social
Ideas in the different periods of time.
Tea was served at the clot-e of the
meeting.
.
of this committee.

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