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title: 'University Missourian. (Columbia, Mo.) 1908-1916, January 24, 1913, Image 3',
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BANK'S NEW HOME
POOR STORIES HIGH?
Boone County National May
Furnish Columbia Another
ARE NOT IN A.HURRY
May Take Year Preparing for
Structure at Eighth and
A four-Btory building costing about
100.000 is what R. B. Price, president
of the Boone County National Bank,
is now considering as the new home
for the bank at Eighth street agl
Broadway. Mr. Price has not yet de
cided on the plans. Instead of a four
story building, which would be an up-to-date
office building as well, he may
build one for the bank only. How
ever he says it will be one of the best
bank buildings in the country.
"We do not wish to hurry the work,"
said Mr. Price. "We want to have
the most suitable plans possible. I
want to know myself exacUy what
kind of construction is best We have
not decided yet whether the building
will be of stone or not
"One cannot prepare for a work
fjike this before breakfast as somo
people1, seem to think. It probably
will be a year before our preparations
are completed. As soon as the way
is clear we shall tear down the build
ing now standing on the location."
Mr. Price explained that he wished
to complete the building himself. He
is taking special pride In the work.
"I want to see where every dollar is
going," he said.
Brief Local News
Miss Lucy Dickinson of Indepen
dence Is visiting Miss Hlldegarde
Waugh and Miss Irma Hellman. Miss
Dickinson was a student in the Unl-
erslty last year.
Mrs. T. H. Wade wentV Hallsville
this afternoon to visit her daughter,
Ofl Mrs. Minnie Barnes.
Mrs. Florence Martin who has been
visiting her father, J. D. Tuttle o
Mlllersburg, went to St Louis this
afternoon. From St Louis she will
go to Itta Bena, Miss.
Mian lima Feldman and Miss Nonie
Tieman, both of St Louis, arrived
this afternoon for a visit with Miss
Mrs. C. S. Pallew went to St Louis
John H. Overall and Sydney Over
all of St Louis, Frank Rollins of
Bartlesville, Okla.,-and Rollins Hock
aday of Kansas City arrived .today to
attend the funeral of Edward T. Rol
lins who died In St Louis yesterday.
. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Murray went to
I J ACAIVV UU UUBU1CM IAUk J
IMlra. Lizzie Morris, who has been
Jvlsitlng friends here for the last few
weeks, departed this morning for her
home in Denver, Colo.
Miss Minnie Wright departed this
morning for Huntsville where she
will visit for a few days.
Mrs. E. O. HuUell is visiting in
H. E. Brown of Brown's Station
was here on business today.
S. Berkley of Hallsville was here
on a business trip this morning.
Mrs. J. T. Kevins and her sons,
Joseph and Kenneth, departed this
morning for Bowling Green to visit
her brother, George W. Whiteside.
Mrs. T. J. Lowry went to Centralia
Charles E. Shepard of Kansas City
eturned to his home today after
Biting Lis sons,. Cecil and Edwin
I Shepard, who are students In the
Miss Laura Whartea west to Mo-
Iberly today to spend the week-ess!
with Miss Gwendolyn Stephens.
Mrs. George gasper departed this
morning for Weatherty, Ma, la the
interest of the Royal Neighbors of
W. E. Patch aad alt daagaer Edna,
9f St Louis, were here ea baslBese
J N. Fellows weat to Ceatralla to-
gj Loys JehaaoH of. Maryritie,
rho kJ" "" mm mmm
sea to her Basse teeey.
taoasaad cellar treat the
STATE m DUO
OmarD. Gray, Chief Clerk
of House, Writes of
Affairs at Capitol.
Roach and Barker Will Be
Next Candidates for Gov
ernor, He Thinks.
Omar D. Gray, publisher of the Col
umbia Statesman, writes his experi
ences as chief clerk of the Missouri
House of Representatives back to his
paper, in the form of editorial cor
respondence. Mr. Gray writes that he almost fell
dead when he had to sign Warrant
No. 1, which called for $1317 to pay
a St Louis band for making the
music at the inauguration last week.
He had to put his name to a second
warrant or check of $834 for flowers
and decorations. He figures U takes
$2250 a day to run the legislature.
"But." he says, "it Is necessary."
"Hundreds of fine dresses were
ruined at the inauguration because of
crowding and squeezing," says Mr.
Gray. "Several of the women fainted,
but not a bottle of liquor could be
found In the crowd of two thousand
"Looks like now Jhat Cornelius
Roach and John T. Barker would
make the race for Governor, four
years hence. If Roach runs for Gov
ernor, J. Kelly Pool will likely ask
to be made Secretary of State.
"Frank G. Harris Is one of the
strongest leaders In the House. His
ability was recognized when he was
made chairman of the Judlciary.Com
mittee. Boone County Democrats are
proud of him. He seldom speaks,
but when he does all members listen,
for he has something to say worth
"At a meeting of the good roads
advocates in Jefferson City last week,
J. A Stewart of Columbia, was ap
pointed as one of the members of a
committee to urge the passage of a
consUtuUonal amendment restricting
the expenditure of taxes in special
road districts where they are col
lected. J. A. Hudson of Columbia
presided over the meeting. Colum
bia, Centralia and Sturgeon are In
terested in this matter.
"The report In the Reoublican'dai-
lies, that a bill will be introduced
to do away with the bi-partisan capi
tol commission, created by the last
legislature, and have the state offi
cers do the work of rebuilding the
capitol, Is all bosh. Such a bill will
never pass if Introduced. This com
mission has for one of its members.
E. W. Stephens of Columbia.".
Eaailsa Jearaal fer Library.
A complete set of forty-one bound
volumes of the Surveyor and Munici
pal Journal published in London
has been received by the University
librarian, H. O. Severance. They
were obtained for the engineering
A 1-ceat stamp oa this copy of the
Mlssonriaa seat to a friend, aaay
bring a new atadeat to the University
Music for all occasions
Phones 402 Green or 271
H. E. KEIM, Mgr.
714 Broadway Phone 288 Black
PUBLIC AUTO SERVICE
COLUMBIA AUTO CwMPJJfT
168 8. 9th Street
UVERY-for all occasions.
E. & DAVIS SON V
ISt Daily . Brothers JJ
iTBE BUCKWHEAT. FLwUK aUBI
Pateat MIxtares Mare Takes Its Flaee
" fer Paaeake jbkftac,
Backwheat lour, Haielxed with oth
er flour. Is a hard thing to bay m
Colombia evea If yom have the mow
When, yon ask for It nine times oat of
tea the grocer will hand you, a pack
age of some patented aUxtare of pan
cake flour. Perhaps he will say, "It's
just .as good" or "It's very good," but
It is not buckwheat flour.
"Several years ago we used to
handle buckwheat flour la bulk." said
a Broadway grocer, "but it has beea,
bard to get we haven't kept It reg
ularly and the demand has fallea 08.
People seem to be satisfied with the
pancake flours put up In packages.
It Is easier to prepare and those who
don't know the other kind think that
It is Just as good, but it Isn't" he said.
Other grocers say that there is no
demand for the flour and that it
doesn't pay to handle It
"There is no buckwheat raised in
this part of the country." according
to another grocer. "I have never seen
but one field of buckwheat la Boone
County- and that crop was a complete
failure. There is none raised here
now. Most of it is grown in the
northern states, and it may be had
from Chicago firms but I find It
doesn t pay to handle it"
One grocer claims to have pure
buckwheat flour which was shipped in
from Chicago. He says there are still
some who want the flour.
A Study la Expresslea.
A University of Missouri professor
recently read in a paper handed in
to him this modern, up-to-the-minute
expression: "They have shaven off
the tight hobble skirt of eccteslasti-
clsm for the new, loose pleated gar
ments of individualism." It was writ
ten by a woman.
Why go clear back to
your boarding house
for dinner? Why not
eat right on the campus
in the University's
own dining room?
. Stanley Sisson, Mgr.
TU OrittMl JtntamT Ma
, ! U4
7 3 6
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, gwnfk&fc Foaci as sf ubejct
That Meat Ceaw.
University of Missouri students
eeald tad a very fertile field for mag
axlae .soliciting la Kansas City, Judg
ing from the easy money one boy, pos
ing as, a student here, took la from
his aaaaspectlag victims last week.
The young man, whoa the police are
bow looking for, had good manners
and a good offer. He did a large busi
ness for a while. '
Of. course, he was a Missouri boy
working, his. way through school by
selling magazine subscriptions, and he
was able to make unusual offers, for
he was high man in a twenty-day con
test He had HtUe trouble in selling
dwellers la the Knickerbocker Apart
ments $6 worth of magazines for 11.90,
pay in, advance. From reports It ap
pears that $100 was a day's earnings
when he was "going good." When
the purchasers of the young man's
magazines did not get the first Issues
on time they made inquiries, but got
The pay-ln-advance schemer is de
scribed as neaUy dressed, short and
stocky, with full face and brown hair.
He: appears to be about 20 years old.
Have you seen him? -
A few cents invested In a Missour-
ian want ad will rent your vacant
room, and keep it rented the rest of
drop by for a little
lunch or something
warm to drink.
T-you wont have to
wait lone before you
are served. '
if you care to have
some cocoa at your
room, stop in and
get a ten-cent can
that we have Just
all you have to do
is to mix it
try a can and see.
UV mtf from the Ctapu. '
Why Does a Merchant
Keep His Store Open
in the Dull SeasGii?
come down to the store in the
morning the dull season has
come and we might as well
close up till business picks iip
The foregoing of course nev-.
er happened, for no merchant
would think of closing his
store just because business had'
fallen off between
What does the progressive rrterchant do in this time
of heavy expense and no business.
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eluding our pies, cakes and cook
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baker in our sanitary shop home
made, in fact
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Club and Cafeteria use our bread.
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the moat of k-moke a Fatimsv
In every Jirie of retail busi
ness there comes, during the
year periods known as 'dull
seasons." Butintfiese "dull
seasons" expenses go x6n just
the same. There is the rent. to
pay as usual. 'Electric light and
heating bills must be paid just
the same as when business., is
good. Clerks salaries must be
paid although they are spend
ing "their tiine discussing the
coming season's baseball possi
bilities, instead of selling mer
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bring thesa to,Heaainger's when
they will be repaired by experts
and returned to you in perfect
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