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y COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 25, 1913
HEW STATE BOARD
Bill in Legislature" Proposes
Organization for Protect
Dean of College of Agricul
ture Would Be One of
A state board of forestry with head
quarters in Columbia is proposed in
a bill which Senator Cassidy of St.
Louis has presented to the Missouri
Legislature. The board would con
fist of the dean of the College of
Agriculture of the University, the
itate geologist and five other mem
bers which the governor would name.
The members would receive no com
lensation except their expenses,
cording to the proposed measure
tffboard would appoint a state for
ester, who would receive a salary ot
11500 a year and expenses, and a
clerk, who would be paid $800 a year.
The state forester would have many
duties. Under the supervision of the
mte board of forestry he Is to exe
cute all matters pertaining to forestry
within the state; direct the manage
ment of state forest reserves; collect
44ta on the forest conditions in the
rtite; the amount of timber still avall
Me and relathe to forest utilization;
Hke investigations concerning fires
and possible methods for dealing with
He is to advance, by publication and I
lectures, the cause of forestry within
the state; make in estimations and
djtamendatlotis to the state board
cojerniag taxation of timber lands
ird establish a state nursery for the
cultivation and distribution of trees.
In an annual report, the state for
ester is to deal with the progress and
condition of state forest work, and
recommend plans for improving the
state sjstcm of forest protection, man
agement, replacement and taxation.
The state board of forestry is to re
port annually such facts to the gov
ernor. State forest preserves are to be cre
ated on recommendations of the for
estry board out of cutover and tim
bered lands. Any and all grants of
land made to the state arc to become
part of the forest reserve.
STILL XEED FOR YOUR RUBBERS
Rain or Snow Predicted by United
States Heather Bureau Today.
"Rain or snow tonight and tomor
row; warmer; lowest temperature to
night about 30 degrees." That is the
forecast of the United States Weath
er Bureau today. The temperatures:
7 a.m 21
8 a.m 24
9 a.m 27
10 a.m 31
11 a.m ..33
12 (noon) ."T34
1 p.m 36
2 p.m 38
Gasoline Explosion at 209
Christian College Has
XOT MARRIED, SAYS CHOCKLEY
And Clerk Wires So License Was
Issued to Him in Moberly.
A Moberly, Mo., dispatch to a St.
Louis paper said that Frederic W.
Chockley, a University student, got a
marriage license in Moberly Friday.
Chockley says he didn't
From the circuit clerk's office at Mo
berly comes this message to the Uni
"No marriage license has been is
sued from this office to Frederic W.
Chockley, who is a pre-englneering
student, said today that he couldn't un
derstand how the report got out
"I took the first train from Centralia
Friday morning and the fast train
FIREMEN MISS BLAZE
Search Wrong Street Trying
to Find the Burning
The front wall rf a room at 209
Christian College avenue was blown
six Inches out of place by a gasoline
explosion this morning, but a window
in the wall is still "good as new." A
mistake in giving the alarm caused
the fire department to make a useless
run to College avenue instead of Chris
tian College avenue, and startle Isador
Enoch at the former address by tell
ing him his house was on fire.
WOMEN HAD CLUBS
2700 YEARS AGO
Dr. W. G. Manly Tells of
Their Activities in Greece,
800 B. C.
ON RISE OF POETRY
Traces Development of Lit
erary Forms From Crude
The burninc tub of srasoline was
passed my train before it reached Mo- carried outside and the fire in the
berly. I stayed in Moberly a few Louse was nut out with a few buckets
hours till the next train came and
then went on to Kansas City to visit
CURATORS ARE NAMED
Judge Nortoni and Sam Spar
row New Members Bay
JOT E.U.'KU FOB VACCIXATIOX
Cltj Officials AVnnt to Talk (Her the
While most ot the city officials
are willing to be publicly vaccinated
iflfrst typhoid, according to the plan
Sr. W. J. Calvert of the School of
Meolcine, they arc not very enthus
iastic over it Most of them want "to
talk it over" among themselves before
deciding. The matter will be taken up
at the next council meeting.
"It is a new proposition to me," said
E. C. Cllnkscalcs, superintendent of
the water and light department "I
am for all sorts of preventive measures
and If Doctor Calvert and other medi
cal professors recommend it I am
willing to take my medicine."
J. Paul Price, city engineer; W. M.
Dinwlddie, city attorney and W. E
Smith, treasurer, were among those
ho said, this morning, they had not
thought the matter over thoroughly
and were undecided. James T. Stock
ton, police judge, had not been direct
ly informed on the subject hut said he
as willing to do what the others
Governor Major yesterday an
nounced the following appointments
to the Board of Curators of the Uni
versity of Missouri:
A. l Norton!, St. Louis; Sam Spar
row, Kansas City; S. L. Ba singer.
Holla. All of the terms are for si
years, from January 1, 1913. Dr.
Ba singer Is re-appointed. The mem
bers whose terms have expired in ad
dition to Ba singer are: J. C. Swift,
Kansas City, and P. E. Burton, Jop
lin. Judge NortonI was candidate for
governor on the Progressive ticket at
the last election. Mr. Sparrow, an al
umnus of the University, class of 1S93,
is a lawyer. He and Doctor Baysinger
of water. The furniture had been In
sured only a short time ago. The
house belongs to Mrs. "M. E. Ridge
way. Left the "Windows Closed.
Mrs. Maggie Trigg, a negro woman,
was cleaning clothes in a tub 'of gas
oline. Usually, she says, she leave,
the windows open and both doors ot
ie two-room house, open. This morn
ing she did open the windows i nthe
larger room, and it was probably the
collection of fumes there that caused
Her clothes caught fire and she ran
out doors. She remembered, she says,
that about ten jcars ago in Kansas
The woman's movement after all is
not such a recent thing. Even so far
back as the eighth century before
Christ, women had their clubs and
social organizations and ranked
among the leaders in the field of lit
erature at least.
Dr. W. G. Manly told of woman's
activity at that time in his Assembly
address this morning.
"Among the Aeolians at this period
there was social and domestic free
dom," he said. "Women were educat
ed and associated freely with men and
expressed themselves freely. ,They
devoted themselves to literature and
formed clubs for the cultivation of
art poetry and music and enjoyed the
luxuries afforded by the times. In
the period of personal lyric poetry, a
woman, Sappho, was one of the fore-
tost writers, taking rank with, if not
lrpassing, Terpander, Alcaeus and
Development of Poetry.
In tracing the origin and develop
ment of Greek poetry Doctor Manly
said that the first forms seem to have
been hymns or chants in honor of
the gods, then there were laments for
the dead, songs of victory, marriage
CHOICE OF WATERS FORECAST
Xews Dispatches Say Missonrian Will
Be Ji CablBet
Dispatches from Washington con
tinue to tell of the probable selection
of Henry J. Waters as Secretary of
Agriculture In the Wilson cabinet.
The St. Louis Republic today says:
"In considering availables for this
position the President-elect decided
he must have a man who is a master
of scientific agriculture.
"Professor Waters, Wilson's spokes
men say, not 'only meets Uiis require
ment in every way, but will be a poli
tically popular selection in Kansas
and Missouri. The appointment will
be credited to both states.
"Professor Waters was born in
Ralls County, Missouri, in 1863. From
1895 to 1909 he was professor of agri
culture of the University of Missouri.
In 1904 he served as director of the
agricultural exhibit at the Louisiana
Purchase World's Exposition.
"Since July 1, 1909, he has served
as president of the Kansas State Ag
ricultural College, and has made his
home at Manhattan, Kas. He has
strong professional, university and
political indorsements for Secretary
SAUNA CHIEF WILL
T FIRES HERE
L. Norris Is Successor of
A. G. Newman, Who
USED TO AUTO TRUCK
Will Also Do Work of Build
ing and Plumbing
SOPHS WIN THE MEET
Freshmen First in the High
Jump, Potato Race and
City she had seen a little girl with. songs, and familyJesends of the orl-
blazing clothing run until burned to gin or royal families, genealogies of
death. Tearing the same result she heroes, exploits of heroes and found-
lay down and began rolling over. ling of cities. These were rude at first,
She was painfully but not seriously short and largely narrative and the ficuU t0 t thc othcr felIow t0 Iot' will do. The fees that he will earn
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The explosion blew out the front, lyre, a stringed instrument Evenj ; ' over to thc city.
to be libraries, ,. x, , ., r, m.ii nniimnnu
The indoor track meet between the
sophomores and freshmen in Rothwell
Gymnasium last night was easily won
by the sophomores, score 78 to 40.
The freshmen won first in thc high
jump. This was their only first in
a regular event. They took first in
the potato race and first in the mid
The cane-spree was an interesting
diversion. If you've never tried tak
ing a stick away from a fellow it may
round easy, but the bojs found it dif-
O. L. Norris of Salina, Kan., has been
appointed fire chief of Columbia to
succeed A. G. Newman, who resigned
recently. This announcement was
made today by E. Sidney Stephens,
who is a member of the City Council.
Norris is expected to arrive in Co
lumbia early next week. His coming
will mean a complete re-organization
of the fire department An assistant
chief will be appointed and two train
ed men will at least partly take the
place of the inexperienced volunteers
that have been relied on formerly.
Extra Men to Sleep at Station.
The two extra men will not be reg
ularly employed by the city, but will
sleep at the fire station and be ready
to go out for any blaze that occurs
while they are there. They will be
paid for each fire they work on. At
present the regular force must be sup
plemented by "pick-ups" at $3 apiece
at each fire.
Norris, as fire chief at Salina, has
been trained in the use of a motor
fire truck such as Columbia has just
bought. He has also made a study of
fire prevention, and will fill the office
of building and plumbing inspector
without extra salary. He will be paid
$90 a month instead of the $50 former
ly paid Newman, but Mr. Stephens
thinks the city will save money on
account of the extra work that Norris
when there came
poems w ere written to be heard rather
wall of the larger room. The bot
tom and one side held, but the other
side and top stands about six inches than read
away from the rest of the house. A After the period of personal lyric
window in this wall was not broken ' poetry, explained the speaker, choral
HE WAXTS A WESTEBX GIBL
BIRDS THAT EAT IXSECTS
Slate Board of Horticulture Is Urg
ing Federal Protection.
The Missouri State Board of Hor
ticulture is taking an active part in
the fight to save migratory birds. It is
now urging Congress to pass the Mc
Lean bill, which would give Federal
Protection to all migratory birds.
The board says it is not sufficient that
the game birds be protected.
Statistics gathered in 1904 by the
United States Department of Agricul
ture showed an annual loss through
destructive insects of $420,1,00,000.
Birds that cat insects are the chief
check to these ravages. Yet few
fanners, the board says, know the im
mense value of songbirds, swallows,
blackbirds, quail, doves and night-
fayVs, in destroying insect pests. It
is wr'r.n that crows and DlacKDiras,
hlc are often killed by farmers be-
ause they eat grain, are great destroy-
lers of noxious insects.
Xew Yorker Solicits Aid of Student
The supply of girls of the Western
type is not equal to the demand in New
York. A student in Columbia Univer
sity, who was in the University of Mis
souri last year, has written to a stu
dent here telling of a friend of his
who wants to meet a girl from here.
The letter says:
"An intimate friend of mine would
like to get acquainted with a girl from
the West, between 16 and 19 years
old, who has had a college education.
He is a refined, handsome young man,
24 years old, and is employed as a
stenographer In the Intercollegiate
Cosmopolitan Club of New York.
"He Is considering this matter very
seriously and if you can in any way
be of service to him, you will be do
ing a mighty good deed. You know,
one of the hardest problems a young
man has to encounter is to choose
the right girl for his future -wife. He
does not like the New York City girls
because they are too flippant, and
some of them are even worse than
that Your Invaluable advice along
this .line will be confidential."
when the wall was loosened.
Xo Fire to Put Ont.
Thc fire department in making the
run, went out University avenue to
College, then turned back toward
Broadway to 209 College. But no one
there had turned in an alarm so the
department went back to headquart
ers. The operator had turned in the
alarm for 209 College avenue, for that
is the way it was given her, she said,
by, some one at the Wabash Market
R. S. Stevinson, at the Wabash Market,
says that he Intended to give the ad
dress as 209 Christian College ave
nue, but that he may have left off
the "Christian," as the excited people
were clamoring so for the alarm to
be turned in.
MEX SELECTED FOR K. C. MEET
Xlcholson, Two Relay Testes and Pos
sibly Floyd Will Go.
The final selection of the men to rep
resent Missouri at the Kansas City
indoor meet was made this afternoon.
A semi-final was held last Saturday
and the possibilities for the relay
teams were cut down to five men for
F. W. Floyd's pole vault of 11 feet
1 inches last night may get him a
place on the team.
"The vault," said Prof. C. L. Brewer,
"is remarkable when you think that
Floyd is only a sophomore here and
has never' had much training. The In
door run Is short and the work harder
than in outdoor work."
The men that will go with the team
arc the two relay teams, Captain J.
P. Nicholson and possibly Floyd. Nich
olson will run in a special hurdle race
with Case of Illinois, Hazen of K. U.
and Woodbury of K. C. A. C.
A NEW BUYING PLAN
All M. U. Supplies Are to Be
Ordered by One Purchas
"Combination" Is the big word in
the business world, and the University
is to take advantage of its significance.
The University is to combine the
buying of the general supplies in all
departments, according to present
plans. Leslie Cowan, secretary to the
president, will be the purchasing
agent. A general storeroom will be
provided and Mr. Cowan will also
have charge of It
By buying the University supplies
in large lots and by placing all or
ders under the direction of one man,
it is hoped to lessen the expense materially.
TO WORK FOR 'EQUAL SUFFRAGE
Association Here Plans 'Campaign for
Mrs. Luella W. St. Clair-Moss told
the Equal Suffrage Association last
night of the legislative hearing on the
bill to submit women's suffrage to a
vote in Missouri. Plans were discuss
ed for the campaign in favor of the
Dr. Mai Meyer and Dr. W. W. El
wang told why they favor the move
ment Hereafter the organization will
meet once a month.
songs developed in connection with
the dance. Among these, perhaps the
best known was the Epinlclon or song
of victory, because many of these have
been preserved. Pindar wrote a large
number of them.
The drama originated from the cus
tom of communities gathering at
stated intervals to pay honor to a
divinity. These gatherings developed
into festivals at " '-h songs were
sung by worshipers uressed as goats.
The songs, at first crude, developed
into artistic form as time went on;
then to relieve the monotony of the
choral ode, narrations were intro
duced. The narrator represented dif
ferent characters at different times
and this necessitated a change of cos
tume. Both the tragedy and the com
edy soon developed, and playhouses
had to be provided.
Where Comedy Began.
"Comedy," said Doctor Manly,
"seems to have developed in Sicily.
The Sicilians were fond of mimicry
and liked to parody things that lent
themselves to merriment While the
comedian was largely concerned in
raising a laugh and amusing the pub
lic, he served at the same time the
purpose of a modern cartoonist who
criticises public men and measures.'
Doctor Manly brought out the dif
ferences between the Greek drama and
the drama of today. A" Greek play,
he said. Is a religious performance
given in honor of a god at a festival.
The theatre belonged to the state and
the performances were managed and
controlled by it Then, too, the plays
were intended for the whole body of
citizens and the theatre was large
enough to contain them. Admission
was free, or else a nominal sum, and
this was furnished to those who were
unable to pay.
"The drama," said Doctor Manly in
concluding his talk, "embodies all the
previous literature and may be said
to be the crowning glory of Greek
H. McC. Berrowes Sprains Shoulder.
H. McC. Burrowes, Instructor in
English, sprained his shoulder severe
ly last night He was returning from
the track meet when he slipped on the
ice, falling heavily. It was thought at
first that he had dislocated the should
er, but H. F. Schulte. who was with
him, found it to be a bad sprain. Mr.
Burrowes met hia classes this morning.
loose. In this ccnt two men are
given holds on a stick and tusscl to
sec who can take it away from tlio
The biggest surprise of the meet
came when Borden, a freshman, de
featcd Weltmer in the middle-weight
cane-spree. Weltmer is one of the
best wrestlers in his class and is
in good training. But Borden had
the stick before they were fairly
started. Haroft and Murray, sopho
mores, won the heavy and light-weight
Floyd had an easy first in the pole
vault. His height was 11 feet 1
inches. Browne and Powell, fresh
men, took second and third.
The other events were:
30-yard dash Underwood,
Hupp, second; Crouch, third.
High hurdles Crouch, first;
man. second: Meyer, third.
Low hurdles Crouch, first; Collins,
second; Meyer, third. Time, 0:4.
Shot put Drumm, first; Jones, sec
ond; Borden, third. Distance, 35 feet
High jump Powell and Bowman,
freshmen, tied for first Height, 5
feet 5 Inches. Cleek took third.
2-lap race Hupp, first; Powell, sec
ond; Kinney, third. Time 0:22 4.
4-lap race Murphy, first; DeVin
na, second; Eaton, third. Time,
8-lap race Murphy, first; Chapman,
second; Fawcett, third. Time, 1:49 4.
16-lap race Chapman, first; Fin-
lev, second: Colvin. third. lime,
12-lap relay race DeVInna, first.
Potato race Collins, first; Hensley.
second; Crouch, third.
Fawcett, a freshman, showed well
in the 8-lap race. Murphy and tnap-
man, who took first and second, have
had a great deal more training than
A set of model fire ordinances Is In
preparation, according to Mr. Steph
ens. Bills to create the office of bulH
ing inspector and to outline the prop r
construction of flues are already In
the hands of the city attorney.
The new fire truck is expected to
arrive Monday. The headquarters in
the city hall arc being changed to ac
XORTHWEST MISSOURIAXS WIX
Medals Given to Farm Students
The winners of the winter course
stock judging contest held last week
have been announced. C. W. Coates
of Kearney won the Bellows Shorthorn
Medal given for the best work In
judging cattle. M. B. North of Nor
borne won the Holland Percheron
Medal given to the best judge of
horses. The Sherwood Brothers
Hampshire Medal was awarded to Ray
Terry of Jameson as most proficient
In judging sheep. E. H. Skroh of
Cainesville will receive the
Neff O. I. C. Medal offered for pro
ficiency in judging swine.
According to S. T. Simpson, super
intendent or the contest, approximately
twice as many men competed in the
contest held this year as last. Of the
fifty men who entered for the contest
this year, forty-three qualified and
tnnlr nnrt Rl?ht Classes Of StOCk WCrC
placed, and reasons were written for
each class. Clay, Carroll, Daviess and
Harrison Counties furnished the win
ners. All these are Northwest Mis
XO STIXG IX THIS DEFEAT
Stephens College Girls, Beaten, Had a
Fine Time at Fayette.
The Howard-Payne College basket
ball team defeated the Stephens Col
lege girls by a score of 10 to 7 at
Fayette Saturday. Forty of the Steph
ens girls went to the game in a special
car to root for their team.
"The score was against us," said one
of the Stephens girls today, "but they
entertained us so well after the game
that we could not help feeling good
Major W. S. St Clair Is Improving
Mayor W. S. St Clair, who has been
in the hospital for several days, is
Improving rapidly, his physicians say.
SAYITAR ASKS FOR "ROASTS"
Blanks Sent OHt for "InfonBatlon"
AboHt Upperclass Men.
It's Just a little sheet or paper
about the size of a dollar bill with a
few printed directions and three blank
lines on It, but what is written on
those blanks lines will sooner or later
make many people uneasy.
The Savitar staff has sent out re
quests for roasts and each junior and
senior will have the opportunity to
take a slam at his best friend or most
T. E. Parker Has Appendicitis.
T. E. Parker, a student in the School
of Journalism, was taken to Parker
Memorial Hospital yesterday suffering
with an attack of appendicitis. He
was much- better this morning and
physicians decided that for the pres
ent at least, no operation would be