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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN.
Am Kveataa XMIr T th Idtalili tfc
8ehaI f JamraaHaaa a Urn Vrntrmttr
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joveramearireuldr do much toward
eradlcattag the practices of "bias'
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Managta Editor.
UatTtrslty- lOuoBriaa Association (lac.)
J. Harrison Brown, President; Robert
8. Mian, Secretary; J Mat O. May. Ward
A. Rear, ram j. TbomntoD, u. J. MCtur
W. E. Hall, T. 8. Hudton, Iran
Epperaoa.
Oflce: In Virginia Building, Down Stair.,-
Entered at tbe Postofflce of Colombia, Mo,
aa second-class null Batter.
Two Dollar a Year by Carrier or Mall.
Address all communication to
UNIVERSITY MISSOUEIAN,
v Colombia, MumbtL
TERMS STRICTLY CASH.
There Is little excuse for students
asking merchants for credit. It Is as
sumed that anyone attending school
away from home has arranged for his
support either by his own efforts or
from some other source. Then the
only use for the money he receives is
to pay for the commodities and ser
vices which he needs.
The man asking for time Is usually
the one who Is living beyond his
means. He is tbe man who has more
in his show window than he has In
stock. He may have a $30-a-month al
lowance but he wants it to. look like
$60. He pays cash for the gay time
but lets the clothing man wait
Credit makes extravagance possible.
It encourages dishonesty. When a
thing is paid for when purchased, the
buyer has a strong stimulus to be
economical and buy only what is real
ly needed. He has parted with his
money so that he is better able io
appreciate the value of what comes
into his possession. But best of all,
he has the consciousness that he real
ly owns what he has because he has
paid for it
Some men seek credit then credit
seeks them through its undaunted
agent the bill collector., He re
pulses this man with statements that
he expects a check tomorrow. But he
doesn't at all, for he knows well that
he will not get any money from home
for two weeks. The credit asker loses
his respect by becoming a man-fearing
bill dodger. He loses his Integ
rity by protecting himself behind lies
and false excuses. Correct moral
perspective is lost by taking from
others dishonestly in order to keep up
his show.
Before a man asks the merchant for
credit, he should ask himself what
the reasons are. On such an analysis
he will be surprised how few worthy
excuses he can turn up.
THE GAME WITH H.LIKOIS.
Again Missouri has broken into
''Big Nine" company. The football
game with Illinois which has been
practically decided upon means a big
advance for Tiger athletics. The
track meet with Illinois last spring
and the one arranged with Minne
sota this season gives assurance that
Missouri will continue permanently
on the calling list of these athletically
prominent schools.
Recognition by members of the
"Big Nine" conference cannot fail to
help the University. These schools
are bigger and wealthier than those
In the Missouri Valley Conference, and
a few games with them every season
will do much to help Missouri's repu
tation with the public.
m5.
j-r 'GWIgtGllty WORLD FAME
What the CosnidiJoiitdn Club, Part of a
nificant Movement; Is Doing to Ad
vertise the University.
Sig-
From Other Colleges
The University of California has
resigned from the Rugby Union of
the colleges of that state.
The seniors at Cornell University
this year will give up colored tassels
worn on their caps heretofore at
'commencement exercises for a uni
form black hat
All the way from Montana Univer
sity comes this one printed in the
Weekly Kalmen: "There Is just this
much about -common sense it isn't
common."
The Varsity Crew of Harvard Uni
versity took their shells out on the
river recently for a twenty-minute
row. This Is the first time on record
for a row in January.
A defective flue caused a fire at
the Phi Gamma Delta house at Colum
bia University ,' January 17. The loss
was small, however, as the chief of
the fire department did not have to
complain of "low pressure," as in
some smaller college towns.
The first forestry course ever giv
en at the University of 'Wisconsin
was inaugurated January 17. Students
in the course will study in the univer
sity at Madison until April 16. After
that date they will work In 'the state
forest reserves in the northern part
of the state. The course will last
two years.
BLUES FOR 8CMEMERS.
Thousands of hard-working, honest
' men have been deprived of their liv
ing and have left their families In
want by the purchase of stock la cor
porations of questionable solvency.
"Bine aky" operators with their
scheates to get saeeey by false pro
teases have multiplied aa the savings"
at the people have increased. The
aet-rfch-.kk traps ensnare ass
la tain geaeraUea, tut.
M Um jreat Mhwtas4e4; battle,
the leaisiaaaiettecr atl the 'Sawta
The swimming club of McGill Uni
versity of Montreal will compete with
several of the large universities of the
United States this season. The club
will leave Montreal this week to
swim against Pennsylvania and Yale.
Arrangemeata with Columbia Univer
sity, New York City, and several oth
er large schools have not been completed.
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The Drake Dally Delphic talis of
two students of the University of
Iowa who are .preparing to accompany
Stefanasea and Zaaderaea, In their ex
sedition to the FarKarth aest May.
The. two iaseiraats far tha honar
representlag Iowa.Uln tale cxpaamita
ha,ve .eatared ; Into .tIstm tmk
tor the irla. Tha awadttie wttliat-
taast7toi mght lir&miim
tie frtrth r tha to W.JaW..
There are- two ways to keep your
boy and your neighbor's boy from
fighting over, tbe ragged piece of lawn,
between the two yards which neither
of them wanta to mow.
One way Is to argue with tbe boys
about It; to tell them that it is fool
ish and wicked to fight, and that fight
ing doesnt really settle the question
as to whose duty it Is to care for
that few inches of grass. Another
way Is for you to take the boys to
the corner drug store, buy them both
strawberry Ice cream sodas, and get
them started about baseball. Then
take them back home. They will be
so busy discussing the game that they
won't stop to quarrel over a. grass
plot now. Working together, they
will have It all mowed before either
you or they realize it And If they
should discover that they have a com
mon league hero they might even
vie with one another to see which
can mow the most grass on tbe form
erly disputed section.
The Peace Movement
The same methods may be applied
to keep nations from fighting. We
hear much of the Peace Movement
these days. Those who are devoting
their entire time to the promotion of
the cause of universal peace recog
nize the effectiveness of both meth
ods.
It is realized as an important factor
In creating feelings of friendship be
tween two nations when the young
men of one country go to another for
an education. That great thinker,
Cecil Rhodes, was one of the first to
recognize this practically. The same
Idea which resulted In the founding
of the Rhodes Scholarships has an
other expression In the Increasing Im
portance which is being attached to
the student movement as the Cosmo
politan Clubs. i
The American Association for Inter
national Conciliation recognizes the
latent power of ehtae clubs. It
sees the promise for the future, when
young men from various nations,
studying in the colleges and univer
sities of a democracy, form organiza
tions for the promotion of understand
ing and fellowship among themselves,
and Include also as members,, such
Americans as have caught the Idea
of a democracy among nations' as well
as among individuals.
Along with the publications' on the
advisability of .universal peace, and
the practical prevention of. war, sent
out by this Association for Interna
tional Conciliation, they' Include a bul
letin on the "Cosmopolitan Club
Movement" Such men as Nicholas
Murray Butler, Lyman Abbott, EUha
Root William Jamas, Philander C.
Knox, .Andrew Carnegie, and,, Pope
Pins X, -as. writers and directors la
this association raoegalse that1' "the
Coemopolitaa Movement ranks equal
with aaythlag 'yet evolved aa a fac
tor la, tateraattoaal eeacUtntfea."
the Ml8sourian to the newspapers of.
his own country.
"la this way we are giving people
in these ten countries aa opportunity
to see what American Journalism la
like, aa well as to know your republic,
through one of its typical Institutions.
a state university," said Mr. MacKay,
in speaking of the plan.
Hew a Sehaei Is Judged.
"Outsiders often judge a univer
sity by two elements Its size and the
number of students trom other coun
tries which it attracts. Whether this
is a fair way of judging or not it la
nevertheless true that foreign students
da form a strong advertising appeal
for any university. The students
who have come here from other
lands came because they found that
this university offered better advan
tages for them than any other. Some
of them will stay In America when
they have finished their education,
others will return to their own
homes, but they can all do advertis
ing of a very useful kind for this
university and for this country's In
stitutions In general.
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Tha iadiritaal ad jfee 5a.
"It Saae bmt WW iald fee presl
ieat of the Cla. "thafeae way of pro
motlng frteadlJaesahetweea nations Is
to promote personal friendsnip oe
tweea,Iadlvldak of the educated
claaaea of thoae natkma. The nations
being composed of individuals, the re
sult Is inevitable that what enough of
tfcns individuals, especially .the so-
called 'upper classes', feel personally
Is going to be expressed by the nation
officially.
"The Cosmopolitan Clubs are trying
to eliminate the feeling, as well as
the expression 'foreigner.' The mem
bers have already proved, In many
cases, that no matter in what country
a man happens ot have been born, he is
after all, as that Big Cosmopolite,
Rudyard Kipling .would say, 'the same
as me and you.'"
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"This advertising is not meant to
be merely spasmodic, but a systematic
regular thing. Each month in the
school year, every member of the
club is asked to send this news letter
of information about the University
and the state, to his former home.
In addition to this he is asked to
send at least five clippings or marked
copies of the University paper, the
Missourian, to individuals who would
be interested, and to the newspapers
where he has lived, with the request
that the papers copy, or comment on
some of the articles marked.
Wide Scape ef the Flam.
When the tea countries represented
in this club are considered, the num
ber of members multiplied by the num
ber of months In tbe school year, each
member sending out five newspapers
as well as general Information with
each news letter, it can be seen, the
amount of educational advertising
Which can be accomplished by the Cos
mopolitan Club at the University of
Missouri alone, within even one year.
If the national organization of Cos
mopolitan Clubs adopts Mr. MacKay's
plan as a rule for all the clubs to fol
low, it will be hard to estimate the
work that can be accomplished la pro
moting an understanding that will
mean friendship among nations. When
the more than five thousand foreign
students la this country seriously
adopt and follow a similar plan, an
other step will have been taken, aa the
Rev. Hugh Black says, la real
izing the motto of the CoamppolHan
organization, "Above 'all nations a
humanity,"
The CoemopoHtaa dluba aadthe Ba-
ropean "Cord Fratrea" will hold
International Studeata' Coagress at
the' Paaama-Padac Iataraatieaal it
No Pkee te Hug Hats.
Editor the, Missourian: It needs
only a sudden drop in the temperature
to prove that there is Immediate need
of more coat raoka In the corridors
of Academic Hall. When disagreeable
weather demands the wearing of over
coats and wraps, there is no room for
them on the racks in front of the
library entrance. The hooks are
speedily filled and the students who
come late must pile their overcoats
and hats on the floor or .take them to
the classroom.
The need of more coat and hat
racks was noticed especially last win
ter. Yet no more racks were added.
Why the delayj Has some Missouri
weather sage hinted that' we are to
have only blue skies and sunshine
throughout February and March?
" G. T. T.
eratare in the library,
oae should read, was an
hew we can read thia
of the good books are kt
aesKs of the professors? if
not on their desks, then
the reserve list or at the
some place where they
retched.
The other ?ay I went to i
to read. I will tabulate
of my search for good liter
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Hardy: On someone els
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Editor the Missourian: A viewpoint
which appeared in the Missourian a
few days ago about the excellent lit-
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