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FIFTH YEAR
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, TUESfcAY, JANUARY 2S, 1913
NUMBER 1
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BETAS HOW OCCUPY
HEW $31,000 HOME
Will Celebrate Opening by
Reception to Faculty
and Students, Feb. 27.
W
M FOR 30 MEN
Three-Story Brick House at
College and Keiser Designed
by Fraternity Member. ,
The Beta Tbeta PI chapter bouse
College and Keiser avenues has
completed. It is a three-story
building accommodating thirty
The bouse and lot cost
0.
In the basement there are laundry,
ler, coal and trunk rooms, two
for servants and a chapter
On the first floor there -are
reception and dining rooms,
can be thrown into one room,
Jer's room, kitchen aad cloak
and quarters for the chaperon.
, The second floor contains seven
oms, two snower baths and two
closets. On the third floor there
seven bedrooms and one shower
a.
The house was built by Roth and
St Louis architects Mr. 'Roth
i a graduate of Washington Unlver-
' and a member of the Beta Theta
i fraternity.
feuld A. Sturgls, who was gradu-
I in civil engineering here in 1911,
general supervision of the bulld-
Lee Tate assisted him. The
ig was begun April 1.
The formal opening of the house
be February 27 to March L On
i first day there will be a reception
faculty and students. This
(foe followed by a dance the next
and a banquet the last day.
STEPHENS JUNIORS ELECT
Ella Batherferd Chesea Freak
eeet at Meetfaa; Yesterday.
iflteerge Burks of Slater, Mo., is in
nbla visiting his daughter Marie,
la a student at Stephens Col-
Mr. Burks entertained the Tar
Club, of which his daughter is
nber, at dinner last night
'Mrs. J. A. Davis of Oklahoma City
here visiting her daughter Edith
Stephens College.
Ina Estes spent the week end
in town with Mrs. P. H. Lawless.
ItTae junior class elected Miss Eula
erford president at its meeting
ay, to succeed Miss Jeannette
who has Joined the senior
Miss Wilma Scruggs was
ted vice-president
I'The Beta Sigma Omicron sorority
ed open house given by the
chapter at Chrisian College
sight
TOLD OF STEEL FENCE POSTS
C Sfceir Explained New Method of
Enclosing Fields.
I A noonday luncheon was given to-
at the Virginia Grill to about
aty-flve farmers by the Charles
aews Hardware Company. C. C.
a representative of the Ameri
Steel and Wire Company of Chi-
gave a talk ana demonstration
the use of steel fence posts.
Mr. Shoff told the history of the
poBt, how it was invested by
Indiana farmer 'and finally sold
1 the American Steel and Wire Corn-
He said that for some time the
ny was suspicious of the use
steel posts, but that their use had
oe a necessity. He explained the
of galvanizing the posts. He
i'ulzed their benefits as lightning
Bl Jrs to stock, as well as having
; wearing quality.
BROADHEAVS WILL FILES
Nieces aad Nephews Jtaaed to
Receive Her Freaerty.
will of Mrs. Victoria R. Bread-
was -Jed today. Mrs. Bread-
led iyarren Swltzler ef Osaa-
ad Frank L. Headenea of St
as executors asking that they
without giving bond aad with-
I compensation. C B. Jgohaatnw
Miss Lera V. Baskett were the
sses.
Broadhead distributed her es-
aong many nephews aad jrieees
"d-neaaews aad graai nieces.
many valuable trteaeta aad
Ithat she had prised MaWy.
selected sosM ef mar
srxfrtoada. to aTv. aa totofcet
ETJ SLTmS
ne to. aaea amce warn m
! will and the raetotoat 'taai
AGAIN TBE WEATBBB CMjfteig
TMs Tiae Tm WM Need Tear Over.
The United states Weather Bureau
ays we will hare fair weather tc
toat aad Wednesday with tempera
ture below freeing. Here are the
hourly temperatures:
1 - 37 11 a. m. 31
8 35 12 (boob) 30
a. m. 35 1 p. as. 2t
10 a. bl 32 2 p. m. 29
ALL-STEEL CABS FOB WABASH
BaHway OsMals Hake laWal Trto
New Train.
The Wabash Railroad Company yes
terday inaugurated the first all-steel
train service across Missouri, the first
tralB de luxe leaving Union Button
at m. Louis at 9 a. m. for Kansas
uqr, arriving there at 6:20 p. m. A
party of railroad officials aad their
friends made the initial trip, going
as far as Moberly aad returning on
the first east-bound steel train, which
reached St Louis at 6:30 p. a. The
first dinner oa the new dining car
was served ea route with General
Passenger Agent McNamara as the
host aad Mrs. McNamara the .hostess.
The Pullman, dining, observation
aad baggage cars aad" day coaches
are entirely steel. Axle motors furn
ish electric light, each car having aa
Individual dynamo. The cars next to
the engine have the ends below the
floor constructed of aa immense steel
casting in one piece, with an upright
steel end frame affording protection
against telescoping. The entire equip
ment was designed and modeled bj
the most expert engineers and car
constructors with the view to creating
the greatest possible safety efficiency.
All the cars are heated with vapor
steam.
At St Charles a delegation of. citi
zens was at the station to extend con
gratulations to McNamara. The busi
ness men's organization of Moberly
met the party at the depot in automo
biles aad a ride over the town was
enjoyed.
WASHINGTON HEBE NEXT WEEK
Mtsaadentaadiag Ceases Games to
Ceae to ExaaUaetiea Week.
The next basketball games to be
played by the Varsity will be Febru
ary 5 and 6 with Washington Uni
versity. When the schedule was
made out at the beginning of the year.
the athletic board thought that the
examinations would be held at the
same time as they usually have'beea
held the last week in January. The
examinations this year come the first
week in February. The last week in
January has no games scheduled in
it while the first week in February
has these two games scheduled.
The games cannot be cancelled be
cause Washington is just" starting oa
a trip at that time aad must have
these games to fill out the trip.
Washington has played only Ames
this year, beating them by practically
the same scores that Missouri plied
up. The Ames coach told Prof. C L.
Brewer that the Washington team
was very fast and, though light they
put up a very good game.
THEY GET BEFUNDS ON FABES
BaOreads Return 'to VfeKIac Fi
ers Charges Above 2 Cents a MSe.
T. C. Wilson, secretary of the State
Board of Agriculture, is obtaining
from the railroads a refund of all
mere than 2 cents a" mile paid by
visitors Farmers Week. All of the
railroads agreed to give a 2-ceat rate,
but many agents did not have the
proper tickets. The farmers were
therefore charged full fare aad given
receipts.
Over-charges are returned upoa the
DreseataUoa of these receipts through
Mr. Wilson. Mr. Wilsoa is receiving
many applications for return of over
charges oa fares.
TJalventty H. S. to Elect
The sealer class of the University
High School
dav as 'Tell
elected officers yester-
a.v a 'fallows: rrestaeat. t
Owles; vlce-preswent, miss jeswe
Hill; secretary aad treasurer. Miss
Marjorle Jones.
M U v8MaWW
A committee treat the UalTerslty
is going through the dsffereat depart
meats of Stephens Ceitoae'to flat Mt
the ataadiag of. . jCreeectseew
toc the result ef tMsrwork. witt, he
glvea at to abeeta . '.
r. Wi F. Cetor'JhrFa: Trto.
Dr. W. F. CaUer-yabrattto.altor-
the wmmri-r to a fall at the Mkvrtl
UJtilir -r CamwJaMa, Uraiinli.. last weefc The tohy :-ai
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PREDICTS MATE ;
WORLD PEOERATtOI
Arthur D. Call of American
Peace Society Speaks at
Assembly.
SETTLED 11 DISPUTES
Nation Spends 72 Cents Out
of Every Dollar for
War, He Says.
The ultimate federation of all the
world was predited at Assembly this
morning by Arthur D. Call, executive
secretary of the American Peace So
ciety of Washington, D. C.
This conception of the world has
been long In coming but it is apparent
now. From the times when our an
cestors hung by their tails from trees
this thing has been coming about.
From the savage stage, up through
the barbarian state to the present
civilization, the inter-dependence of
one man upon another has grown."
Mr. Call began his speech by telling
of some of the discouraging things
In our present state relative to the
peace movement He was Introduced
by President A. Ross Hill as a peace
worker, college man and former foot
ball player at Brows University.
"Every time a thirteen-lnch gun is
fired enough money has gone up in
smoke to buy a comfortable home,"
said Mr. Call "Fire it twice aad you
have spent enough for a college edu
cation, and three times means the ex
penditure of a respectable clergy
man's salary for a decade. We could
build 1,000 locomotives with the price
of a battleship; we could teach 75,000
persons a trade or give "24,000 a col
lege education with this money.
Tee Much Emphasis ea War.
"Seventy-two cents out pf every dol
lar taken in by the government of the
United .States h- spent ea something
pertaining to war. Two billions of
dollars are spent oa war In the world
every year.
"I believe our histories are all
wrong ia their emphasis on war as
the primary factor in social evolution.
There is too much of this emphasis
at least To my mind, law, industries.
inventions and ideas are the Impor
tant factors in this evolution. I be
lieve we could find as many worthy
traits ia the more peaceful charac
ters in history as 1n the 'military he
roes. ' I
"Here's an example of the ethics of
war. Imagine President Hill aad I
have adjoining houses. I tell htm the
fence is six inches too far oa ray prop
erty. He says no. We have a fight
about it He gets me down by the
throat and I cry for mercy swearing
that the fence is where it ought to
be. That's the ethics of war' aad we
both received our ethics at the same
fountain." President Hill and Mr.
Call studied ethics under the same
professor.
Peace Heveawat Begaa fa 1815.
"The primary fact about life is that
all life exists that there may be more
life. This principle is back of all our
institutions though It Is only lately
that we are realizing it We can see
this principle at work In the dande
lion. Unhampered the dandelion
grows about a foot high. On our
lawns, mowed down with lawn mow
ers, It blooms nevertheless adapting
itself to its environment and growing
close to the ground. It carries oa its
function, however, aad so does man
evea though mowed down with such
things as war.
"The beginning of the modern
peace movement came ia 1815 when
Europe was sick of war. Since that
time it has grown and as aa out
come of the national and internation
al peace societies we' have had two
Hague Conferences and settled eleven
dkpates which might have resulted
la war."
Feu? selections by the University
bead were glvea before Mr. -Call's
speech. President Hill said he had
not expected another Assembly pro
gram aatll after the examinations.
However, Mr. Call having beea ia St.
Louis, he took the opportunity to
brine, htm here to speak. No other
Assembly will be held until February
IS.
Bm TaMer, a short eovrse stadeat
ae-
Parker Memorial mspKal. Be
ed has arm hi a fan at the
CITY NEEDS
ihi
FRESH-MR SCHOOL
According to Miss W. T. Bry-
amt,35 Children Come From
Tubercular Homes.
FOUR ARE KEPT OUT
Visiting Nurse Aims to Con
trol Spread of Disease by
Preventive Measures.
Is there a need for an open-air
school in Columbia? Because ot the
number of pupils that attend the pub
lic schools from homes where tuber
culosis exists, some say that it la evi
dent that some means of segregating
such pupils should be established.
Miss w.
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T. Bryant visiting nurse of
the; Charity
Organization Society,
saya that there are about thirty-five
children going from such homes to
the public schools. Not only is there
danger' of the healthy children con
tracting the disease but the children
who may already be affected are less
able to recover while attending the
regular' schools.
"Children who have a tendency
toward tuberculosis offer less resist
ance to the effects of Impure air,"
says the visiting nurse "and when
they have to sit In closed school
is with healthier children they
endanger themselves and others."
Bar Seme Frem Classes.
Miss Bryant says that there are
four white children In Columbia that
are kept out of school on account of
tuberculosis. Three of these are
more than eight years of age. She
says that all of them might be at
tending classes and their recovery
aided if Columbia had an open-air
school.
The visiting nurse calls on fifty-six
patients, regularly. There are about
seveaty-ftve: 'tubercular invalids la
town. Miss Bryant devotes most of
her efforts to preventing the spread
of the disease rather than to its cure.
She instructs the well and the sick In
measures of precaution.
Net the Climate's Faalt
Last year 4,000 persons died in Mis
souri alone from tuberculosis, while
only 450 died from smallpox' in the
entire United States. Miss Bryant
says that these figures do not mean
that the Missouri climate.-is especi
ally conducive to the disease. . On the
other hand, she says that our climate
Is well adapted to Its favorable treat
ment According to some authori
ties, Missouri climate is as favorable
for the treatment of tuberculosis as
the high altitudes of Colorado and
New Mexico. ""
Jt is the negligence aad careless
ness of the people in this state that
causes such ravages of the disease.
"Oftentimes the work is discourag
ing", says Miss Bryant "for people
seem to be so careless about follow
ing instructions. On the other hand,
the patients are glad to have me
come, aad many ot them co-operate
efficiently in the work."
Miss Bryant works eight hours a
day for the sick. She visits seven
or eight patients each day.
TELEPHONE BOOHS REMODELED
Rest-KeeaH far Operators Are Cam
nitHsly JMfsaisaea.
J. A. Hudson, manager of the Col
umbia Telephoae Company, has im
proved the telephoae quarters oa
Ninth street The operators' rest
room has beea converted iato a com
fortable drawing room. The approx
imate cost of refurnishing totals over
$390. The old mission style furniture
is all of solid oak.
To Mr. Hudson's more substantial
furnishings. Miss Potter, the chief
operator, has added a f emtotae touch
with pictures, curtains aad table
eevers, together with hooks and
C C XeCeHaa Heats Al
The Atheaaeaa Debating Society
recently gave a aaioker to celebrate
its haviag.a majority of the meaibers
of the dnbsrlag team. C.:C. htoCol
laat was elected arasMsa; P. H.
Wyatt, vlBsprsaUsataad. Paul a
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The schedule for' the track team,
which has Just beea completed, to
probably the meet complete that the
University has had' la several years.
There are six indoor aad eight out
door meets. The team will have three
big dual meets besides the large In
vitation meets. Ia the last two years
there have beea oaly two dual meets
and in the year before, only one. Two
of the dual meets will be held here
and the other at Lawrence, Kan.
"We don't have enough mea out to
give us the second aad third places
In the race," says Prof. C. L. Brewer,
"and because of that we will have a
hard time to win the dual 'meets."
There are about seventy mea out for
the team. The oaly mea that are
sure to win are those that can win
first place. If the opposing team
takes as many firsts as the Univer
sity does aad besides this can get the
seconds and thirds, it will win the
meet Mr. Brewer urges every man
In the University that thinks he can
do anything to come out for the team.
The coaching of the team will re
main in the hands of Mr. Brewer this
season. Many of the Varsity track
men, when they heard that there
would be a new coach here this
spring, went to Professor Brewer and
asked him to continue with the team.
The system which is used here was
worked out by Professor Brewer aad
T. E. Jones. If a new man came in,
be probably would try a system of
bis own. This would throw the mea
out of their accustomed work. Oa ac
count of this, although without a
doubt there will be a new man here
soon, Mr. Brewer will continue, the
work with the team.
The schedule for this season Is as
follows:
Indoor meets: March 1, K. C. A. C.
invitation meet at Kansas City;
March 14, annual K. U. meet at Con
vention Hall, Kansas City; March 15,
M. A. C. meet at St Louis, to which
the relay team and some special mea
will be sent; February 14, freshman
sophomore meet; February 21, Var
sity meet; March 7, athletic cami-
Outdoor meets: April 12, Univer
sity of Minnesota here; April 19, Mis
souri Valley' relay games, at Des
Moines; April 26, Pennsylvania relay
games, to which several individual
stars may be seat; May 3, annual
high school meet; May 10, Kansas
Aggies, here; May 17, K. U. at Law
rence; May 31, Missouri Valley meet
at St Louis; June '7, conference meet
a Chicago. '" '
MBS. A. K. BOGIES WILL SFEAK
Wife of Ja u rjpefesser to Address
Wosea at Maes Hestfag
Mrs. A. K. Rogers, wife of Profes
sor Rogers of the department of phi
losophy, will speak at the mass meet
ing of women Thursday afternoon.
The meeting will be held at 2:30
o'clock ia taej.ejreuit courtroom.
Every woosaaVjauColumbla has beea
invited to atteaeTthJs meeting the ob
ject of which is to lay plans toward
making Columbia a better town to
livea In.
Mrs. W. W. Charters says the wo
men of Columbia haVe already dis
played great interest la improving
the city. She estimates that a thous
and women will attend the meeting
Thursday afternoon. .,
Mrs. Rogers has beea actively en
gaged la social work la Beetra for
more thaa a year. She has taken
part la the ight for better feed aad
ia the child welfare work.
C, C SOMBITT ENTEBTAIN8
Heathers ef CsBege FaeaMy aad Tewa
Pttsajnla dQsamaW a pftASMalss W-
Mt vvbto mjajma? em V Jaaamsajsma; MW9WW9m
Members ef Beta Sigma Oadcrea
sorority of Christian College were at
home to members ef the eeUege fac
ulty and town people at their chapter
house last aight. The
decorated with palms aad smUax
The cetors of the sorority, pink aad
red, were earriei eat' to the towers
aad .lees..
The active members ef the eaaater
are: Misses MHee AraeM. gertoa JU-,
ehJsoa, Sara Taaeey, Kttaabeth Davis,
Rheha Wetoh. Mariaa'jBeloasr. Oraee
Wtoa. Dorothy Jaae aaaMfc. Mildred
Barrea. Badly PwreHL.H: Walker,
Baby Barhhart.' MaB
viumsb, vsnao' nwasstvvj
Ford, Betea Mtteain, May
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Go to Bed at 9," He
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FORTY YEARS HERE
Probably Has Attended More
Students Than Any Other ''
Physician Here.
Dr. B. A. Watson, who for forty
years has beea a practicing phyatclaa
ia uoiumbia, la 80 years old today.
He still has aa office aad his regu
lar patients. He stands erect, retains
his usual alertness of mind aad body
la fact his physique Is better thaa
that of the average man of C9.
Doctor Watsoa hesitated la saying
to what he attributed his remarkable
health whea asked this moraiag.
" I have done no more thaa any
other person should do la caring tor
his body," he said. "I have followed
only simple rules of llviag. All say
life I have retired each aight at 9
o'clock. I have beea temperate la
eating: aad drinking aad regular ia'
my habits. But this is no mere thaa
any person should do. There la noth
ing remarkable about my case so why
should you say anything about ltr
Doctor Watsoa was strongly averse
to telling about himself "for publica
tion." "It Is aot ethical ia the first place
he said, "for a phyatclaa to break' ia
to print Furthermore, what la there
to be said about me that people dea't
know. I have speat forty years la
this one community. I have deae
nothing remarkable or astouadiag.
What I have d?re. people know."
Every moraiag at 9 or 9:30 o'clock
Doctor Watsoa toes to his oafee la
the Exchange Beak BuUdtac. The;
walafe "nf fl. .... .!.. .. -" 1
"T- r . ""?. ?JW! T "-.t,fe
nuauy aecter .eeee aot bear heavily":
upoa him.
Doctor Watsoa, perhaps, has attead
ed mere ttadeats thaa any private1
phyatciaa that ever lived to Columbia.
He la therefore well known among the
graduates aad former students ef the
University aad is a Mead of -many
la the University now.
, He is a friendly man. His Mead
ship hi of that reined aad reserved
sort, which distinguishes hiss. It to'
sincere. He Is well Informed" aaea.
questions not only pertalniag- to Ms
practice but also to subjects ef tea-
eral interest aad especially those per-
talaing to hie home cosmaaity. He -is
sociable, very soeiable. to all per
sons. He will talk to aewsaaper mea bat "
"aot for publkatleaTplease."-
CITY OBBOrANCBB BEAU SOfX
Werk ef BevkieB Was Started Serea
Jfeatka Age.
William Diawlddie." city attoraaf,
says he will sees have the revised
city ordinances ready to preseat to
the ceaaem.' The werkr of
aad, ssatpHstlea was started' i
sevea awathe ago aad Mr. Dtowiddto
has completed meet of the werk. vr
E. W. Hiatea. dean ef the Seaest
ot Law, la asstottag ia the werk aad
as sooa as he eemptotes his
tioa of the ordtoaaees they wttl toy
prorated to the coaadl tor aeerevai:
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