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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1914
SNOW IH FLANDERS
Berlin Issues Casualty List
Giving Losses of
r . T'JE WEATHER
, p, Columbta and vicinity: Gener
ally fair tonlcht and Saturday, but
wjVLo- ime cloudiness; somewhat
about 20. temperature tonight
5nt,?rriA?lsS0.ar,: Falr tonight and
Saturday; rising temperature.
The center of the coldwave hns
swept southeastward, resulting In
freezing temperatures In southern
ixuisiann and Alabama, northern I
of the society has In
Ill. The membership is
dVrS?lni?aAInVhe,fetah.annad!JnaS Vi,eS EleCted FirSt
Admit Gains Into Their
Territory o'f Fifty
The terrific pressure of the Ger
mans continues on the Ypres-La-Bassee
line. Dixmude has been
leveled to the ground and Armen
tieres is on fire. The British north
of Arras have repulsed a German
attack. Snow in Flanders is again
hampering the attacks there. The
Germans have made some gains.
In Argonne the fighting remains
unchanged. Officials in Berlin
admit that the German losses have
reached 980,000 men, , while other
estimates reach as high as 1,250,
000. The cruiser Goeben has been
disabled, according to reports.
The Germans have gained fifty
miles into Russia and are pouring
in to support Hindenberg's attempt
to reach Lowicz, forty miles from
Warsaw. The advance on Cracow
continues. The war office admits
the Russian retirement.
The United States government is
redoubling its efforts to get into.
communication regarding the
helling of the launch from the
cruiser Tennessee. A terrific
storm on the Adriatic has com
pelled the Allies to lift the blocade
from the Austrian coast.
jue weather Is milder this morning
'" iiuiiuviM jiisscnm 10 uauaua.
iiero temperatures have disappeared
from the northern states, but the cold
Is intense In the outbeastern states;
It Is 14 degrees at Montgomery. Ala.,
and freezing nt Jacksonville, Fla.
Light snow has fallen over Tennes
see and North Carolina and thence
"urumaru to I'ennsyivaula, while
ma me Heather will moderate, with
it-iMivKiiurv unove ireezmg tomorrow. '
1 he highest temperature In Colum- ,
... ,oimu.ij .ji jy aiiu iue lowest
lat night was IX A year ago yester
day the highest was 74 and the low-
Vice-President at An
WORK IS GROWING
has occurred in eastern New)
teEffiVhnoaniBi?,S!,. J Library Enlarged 110 Per
Cent in the Last Two
Sun rises today, O-JiS a
sets. 4:52 n. m.
Moon sets at 7:44 p. m.
The temperatures today are:
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" i this meetin
I Robert M. White of Mexico, Mo.,
In his report before the State
Historical Society, Mr. F. A. Samp
son gave credit to the zeal of the
people of Missouri for the renewed
interest and enthusiasm in the
work of the society. The new li
brary he said would bo a fitting
house for the invaluable records
which the society possesses.
The society has been able to ob
tain the publications of every
state in the union by its exchange
method. This has been made pos
sible by the liberality of the Gen
eral Assembly of Missouri. Tho
membership of the society now in
cludes more than 700 editors ol'
Defeat by Nebraska Has
Made Them Wary of
' Perhaps 800 persons were there
just before it left Men 65 years,
Uld were waiting as well as boys.
T 15 years old. More than 600 tick
! ets were sold before the train de
The coach next to the engine was
reserved for the players. Twenty-!
I eight Varsity men, nineteen scrubs ' State Normal School Presi-
i and nineteen freshmen went in
i that coach. The scrubs and fresh
i men did not take suits along.
l rofessor Brewer, who was not
dent Comes to Annual
m. Sun 'was elected president of the State, WHERE LIFE CA" EXIST
i Historical Society of Missouri at .
27 its annual meeting yesterday af- ! Sc rond lturc 'V Dr- Joseph Uar-
3i i .. , . j . ten Here Last Mirht.
Nov. 10-20. Or. Joseph Ilnrrell. pro
feasor of (leologv Yale University, to
address Sigma XI.
Xoi" U,"-0 c,,lc League flower show,
benefit Carnegie Llbrarv fund.
Nov. ID. Tiger special leaves for
Lawrence at mid day with 1,200 Tiger
Nov. 21. Missouri Kansas football
game at Lawrence, Kan.
Nov. 23-23. Masonic state lodge of
Instruction will be held in Columbia.
Nov. 24. Cermnn Club meeting, y.
M. C. A. Auditorium Tuesday night.
Nov. 23. Phi Mn Alpha concert. St.
Louis Symphony Orchestra, University
Nov. 20. Thanksgiving holiday.
Dec. S. Journalists to hold Informal
party and entertainment for pre-jour-nallsts
at Snltzlcr Hall.
lly United Press.
ii PARIS, Nov. 20. The Allies are
continuing their resistance of the
terrific pressure on the Ypres-La-Bassee
line. Armentieres is on
fire and is probably doomed to de-
- struction by the bombardment of
the Germans in a repetition of their
efforts to penetrate to the coast,
in the same way as at Nieuport
Dixmude has been leveled to the
The British north of Arras re
pulsed the German attacks at the
brink of their own trenches and
are now engaged in a vigorous
counter offensive attack. Artil
l"y fire continues there. The
bombardment from the coast to
Ypres continues with no change.
Snow in Flanders is preventing an
. artillery attack, according to an
official statement It is said that
the Germans lost many heavy
guns .n the floods In Flanders.
The artillery is quiet on the line
from the coast to Lys. The Ger
mans have occupted Chanvancour
and Stminlel regions. In Argonne
the fighting continues unchanged.
There is snow over the entire
Yser region. The region south of
Dixmude is still flooded.
nv United Press
LONDON, jKv. 20. Berlin offi
cials estimatw that the German
losses are one million and a quar
ter killed, wounded and missing.
This does not Include the half mil-
, Jion men who are suffering from
t Disease, accuruiug iu a lyujicuua&cu
' dispatch. The actual casualty list
admits a loss of 980,000 men.
The Russian statement that the
German cruiser, Goeben, was hit
p in a Black Sea conflict with the
Russians has Imbued the populace
here with confidence that the Goe-
Mfcen, "the Black Sea Terror" has
een temporarily incapacitated at
least Various reports conflict
but It Is believed that the ship was
The Belgium Commission, In a
supplementary report, charges
that the Germans slew 2,350 civil
ians at Tamines, Dlnant and Bel
fighting in the Mazurian Lake dis-
trict and are capturing many
I Hindenberg's objective is appar
ently Lowicz, on the main rail
road from Warsaw, forty miles
from the city. The war office ad
mitted the Russian retirement be
tween Kutno and Lowicz. The
German army which defeated the.
Russians at Kalisz, south of Thorn,
is endeavoring to reach a point
thirty miles southeast of Lowicz.
The operations along the Turkish
lines are of minor importance.
Dy United Tress.
ANCONA, Italy, Nov. 20. A ter
rific storm on the Adriatic has
compelled the Allied fleet to lift
the blockade from the Austrian
coast in order to avoid going
Dy United Tress.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. Al
though the government is redoub
ling its efforts to get an explana
tion of the cruiser Tennessee in
cident, there is a firm belief that
the shot was fired as a "friendfy
Pastor to Read Missourian
Despatches From the
By United Press.
PETROGRAD, Nov. 20. The
nermnnsTnre nourlng Into Rus
sian-Poland in vast umbers to ,
support Hindenberg's -enoix w
. continue the repulse of the Rus
sians who have been driven from
-iThnrn. It IS aamiliea uiai iuo
-Pbermans have gained fifty miles,
When the whistle blows for the
kickoff tomorrow afternoon in the
annual Missouri-Kansas football
game at Lawrence, Dr. W. W. El
wang, pastor of the Presbyterian
Church, will announce in the Uni
versity Auditorium who made the
kick and who received the ball
Arrangements for the
wire connection with McCook
Field for tomorrow's game were
completed by the University Mis
sourian this morning. The an
nouncement of the plays will be
made by Doctor Elwang in the
Auditorium, just as the plays are
made. And when Missouri makes
one of those sensational end runs
the rooters are expecting. Doctor
Elwang may consent to lead some
The reports will begin to arrive
at about 2:30 o'clock. An admis
sion fee of 10 cents will be
charged and the proceeds will be
given by the Missourian as Colum
bia's contribution to the Belgian
- 'eero Hit By a Car.
John Carter, a negro janitor in
the building of the Bone County
Trust Company, was struck by an
electric coupe driven by Mrs.
Other officers elected at ,
were. Prof. Jonas i
Viles, Columbia, first vice-presi-J
dent: John W. Million, Mexico,
second vice-president; W. R. Nel
son, Kansas' City, third vice-presi-j
dent; W. R. Painter, Carrollton,
fourth vice-president) William C.
Breckenridge, St Louis, fifth vice
president; J. West Goodwin, Seda
lia, sixth vice-president, and R. B.
Price, Columbia, treasurer.
New members of the board of
trustees, whose terms will expire at
the annual meeting in 1916, are:
Father John Rothensteiner, St
Louis; C. H. McCIure, Warrens-
burg; G. W. Martin, Brookfleld; (
J. West Goodwin, Sedalia; Philip
Gansz, Macon; Dr. Isidor Loeb.J
Columbia; W. R. Nelson, Kansas)
City; Louis Houck, Cape Girar
New members whose terms will
expire at the annual meeting in
1917: Purd B. Wright, Kansas
City; Alexander M. Dockery, Gal
latin; William L. Thomas, Maple
wood; W. K. James, St Joseph;
H. C. Bell, Potosi; John F. Philips,
Kansas City; W. O. L. Jewett,
Shelbina; John E. Organ, Salem;
William Southern, Jr., Indepen
dence. The trustees holding over, whose
terms expire in 1915, are: William
C. Breckenridge, St Louis; John
W. Million, Mexico; North Todd
Gentry, Columbia; H. S. Sturgis,
Neostfo; H. C. McDougal, Kansas
City; Prof. Jonas Viles, Columbia;
R. M. White, Mexico; Walter Wil
liams, Columbia; E. M. Violette,
The twenty-six trustees, the
president and secretary of the So
ciety, the Governor, Secretary of
State and President A. Ross Hill
uuusuiuiu me executive committee, i
Dr. Jonas Viles, first vice-president,
who served as president in
the absence of William Southern,
Jr., of Independence, appointed the
following men as members of the
finance committee: R. M. White,
Mexico; Dean Walter Williams and
Dr. Isidor Loeb of Columbia.
The report made for the year by
assistant librarian, Floyd C. Shoe
maker, shows that the library now
has 12,066 books and pamphlets of
the various forty-seven states, of
which one-third are pamphlets.
During the past two years the so
ciety has increased its stock of
other state publications more than
110 per cent; In other words more
books and pamphlets have been re
direct ceived from the various states dur
ing the last two years than during
the prior thirteen years of the so
The department is so well or
ganized that shipments running up
into the hundreds of volumes can
either he sent or asked for within
twenty-four hours. Since a year
ago last September a competent
cataloguer has been employed by
the society. He has made avail
able to the public many thousands
of volumes that were formerly In
accessible to the average person.
In the last two years 1,269 vol
umes o'f newspaper files and 658
books were bound.
The newspaper and periodical
department received 681 different
' Missouri newspapers, 45 college
periodicals and 33 newspapers and
periodicals published outside of
Missouri The Missouri papers
represented 331 towns and cities.
.Dr. Joseph Barrell, professor of
Geology in Yale, spoke last night
Lawrence in Gala Attire
By, Staff Correspondent:
LAWRENCE, Kan., Nov. 20 It's
as a graveyard over here when it
comes right down to serious talk
about the game tomorrow.
"Of course we will win," says
the Kansas rooter, when you first
Cardinal Francois Joseph Mercier, Primate of Belgium, sends
a stirring appeal through the American commission for relief
in Belgium, for assistance for his starting parishioners of
Malines and the surrounding neighborhood. In the city of Ma
lines alone, the cardinal says, twelve thousand mouths have to
Le fed daily. In his telegram to Capt C. F. Lucey of the Amer
ican commission, the Belgian prelate says:
"Children come to the German soldiers and tear bread from
the soldiers hands (the soldiers divide their bread with them).
They really arc famished.
"Every stranger who comes to the city or goes into the
country is surrounded by a great number of women and chil
dren begging him -for something to eat There is hardly a single
laborer who can find any work to gain his daily bread. Every
thing is lacking. We are in want of potatoes, peas, grain, flour,
meal and bacon." From a news dispatch published in yester
TIGER BACKS) able to go, has been in bed since
noon yesterday with an attack of
tonsilitis and quinsy. He was a
little better this morning and if
he continues to improve, he will
I leave tonight. Special arrange-
j ments have been made to take care
of him while on the train and to
have a heated limousine to take him
to the game. If he is able to go
he will direct the game from the
car. If he does not go, H. F.
Schulte will hae charge of the de
tails of the game. The general
arrangements have been made and
will be in charge of J. B. Gibson.
The train will get to Lawrence
about 6:15 o'clock this afternoon.
All the players are in good condi
tion and showed good form in 1
practice this morning, said Mr.
Gibson. Van Dine is eligible to
play. Both Graves and Shepard
are in good condition again.
DR. PYLE TALKS
Two Sections at This '
AI: - o r
illuming ! ocssion or
Tomorrow afternoon you will have an opportunity to con
tribute to a fund to aid the starving Belgians. The University
.Missourian will give bu a play-by-play account of the Missouri
Kansas game in the 'University Auditorium. It will cost you
only a dime and the proceeds will go to the Belgians. The game
will begin at 2:30 o'plock. You should be in the Auditorium
before that hour.
in the auditorium of the Physics
Building on "Environmental Control-in
the- Evolution of Verte
brates." The lecture was non
technical. He used stereopticon
slides and chalk illustrations.
Doctor Barrell said that science
seemed to be against spontaneous
generation of life. It is usually
granted that life could not exist
where physical conditions are not
favorable. On Mars there seem
to be no diverse conditions such
as are favorable to life. The vary
ing climate of Venus argues
against life. It could not exist on
the moon for temperature varies
several hundred degrees within
i twenty-four hours.
"Environment Is largely condi
tioned on a broad land surface. It
is fortunate that so much of the
earth's surface is above water?
"Vertebrates did not appear un-
approach him. But back him into
a corner, remind him of the Ne
braska game last week and note
j The corners of the rooter's
mouth become set
"We'e got to win," he says in
The 35 to 0 defeat still stings.
The only balm that will soothe the
smart of the whipping Nebraska
gave the Jayhawkers is a Missouri
defeat. That's why K. U. rooters
don't smile when you pin them
Just where the Kansas team is
today isn't knpwn for sure by the
"Sometimes they take the team
out into the country but this year
I don't think they did. They will
be out there tomorrow all right,"
said one rooter this morning.
Every Jayhawker is in fine con-
.21 It- IJJ1. . 1 1 1 I
ui auer uie unuuie 01 seuiugiuai , dlUon Tney d(m.t know much
time. The animals best fitted to .,. ., m,... a i,Ju -pi,
f UUUUb LUC X IjjCI O UIUUUU UCIVi 1UKJ
admit Missouri has not uncovered
live through environmental chang
es and competition have been the
Doctor Barrell wTll give his
third lecture at 8:15 o'clock to
night ori "The Rise of Man and
his Place in Nature."
FLOWER SnOW CLEARS $15
Woman's Chic League Sell JIiuiis
At 12 o'clock today the flower
show, under the ausuices of the
W.omen's Civic League, had'
cleared $15. The women In charge
expect to sell many chrysanthe
mums to the students who go to
the game this afternoon.
Most of the chrysanthemums
sold have been yellow ones. The
reds are decidedly not popular.
To Lecture at Boonvllle.
E. A. Hughes, an instructor in
livestock . judging, has gone to
Boonville to deliver a lecture be
fore a group of farmers on the
production of livestock. He will
also give a demonstration in live
anj thing in her games this season.
They are just waiting a little anx
ious about our backfleld, but wait
ing in grim determination to down
"We've got to do it," says the
rooter as he turns away.
The streets of Lawrence are dec
orated as they are when a circus
comes to town. From trolley wires
and poles flap banners red and blue
black and old gold. On top of
every pole are open umbrellas dis
playing the colors of the two
schools. Store fronts and store
windows are trimmed in the col
ors. The train shed down at the
railway station is hung with bunt
ing and the first thing that greets
the eye of the traveler is a large
canvas stretched across the street
with these words:
BELGIUM'S CRY FOR BREAD.
But a few days now and you will
be observing America's most indi
vidual holiday. Thanksgiving. The
history or the United States has
made this day appropriate. No
nation has had a better growth, a
more prosperous existence, a
longer list of blessings for which
to give thanks to God. Andif
ever there was a year when this
was evident it is the present.
The United States has reaped a
bounteous harvest, the panic
started by the outbreak of the war
Is being dispelled, men are being
returned to work, food prices are
coming- down and the country- is
making ready for a winter of com
fort and plenty.
Next Thursday you will cele
brate this with feasting and
thanksgiving. The fruits of the
field will be set before you. At
this moment delicacies are being
prepared for your enjoyment
But how about your neighbors?
Not your next door neighbors, but
your world neighbors, your hu
man brothers, the Belgians. They
cry for bread. A to'iling, Indus
trious, happy people, they have
been crushed and robbed of the
necessities of life by the nations
around them. They do not ask
for delicacies. It is food to keep
them alive that they want.
While they cry for bread, can
you sit down to your feast Thanks
giving Day with a feeling of duty
done if you have not aided them?
Then, give to the Belgian Relief
Fund. One way to do this is to
pay a 10-cent admission fee, to
morrow afternoon at the Univer
sity Auditorium, where you may
hear the complete returns of the
President John R. Kirk of the
State Normal School at Kirksville
spoke at the Annual mwtlnp of ho M
Boone County Teachers' Associa- H (!
tion this mnrnlnc nt tho rnliimhin U.
High School. President Kirk was
to have spoken this afternoon. Wil
liam P. Evans, state superinten
dent of schools, who was expected
to speak this morning, was unable
After the address by President
Kirk, the convention divided into
two sessions Grade and Rural
School, and High School.
Dr. W. II. Pyle, professor of psy-
' chology in the University, ad-
dressed the grade- school section.
In the meeting of the high school
section Dr. H. M. Belden, professor
of English in the university, made
a talk on "Some Results of Our
English Teaching." His address
was followed by a general discus
sion. Five minute talks were then
given on high school assemblies,
publications, plays, entertainments
and the state fair exhibit
TELLS HISTORY OF BREAD
Ullrey Calls 3fcCormIck the
Father of Food.
The history of bread was given
l U 111..-. . . ,. . .. .
u wic jwusiruicu lecture on xne aij
uawn or fientv" bv wminm n u
Ullrey before the Boone County,
teachers at. the auditorium ofthe
W. II. CRUMP KILLS SELF
Agricultural Building last night X
This is one of the three educa
tional lectures which the Interna-
uunai wan ester Company has
travelling over the United ataieu.
"McCormick was the father of
food as much as Washington was
father of the country," said Mr.
Ullrey. "In 1831 when McCormick
tried his first reaper there was not :
a newspaper in Wisconsin or a j
house in Iowa. Not a grain of
wheat had been grown In any states
west of the Mississippi-Missouri I
except in Arkansas, Missouri and 5
"People were slow to take up tho
new invention and McCormick '
worked ten years trying to sell one
....-..i.... .. . .
jism-uiiuiu was me nrst in- J
dustry to be learned and the last 2
to be developed. Every nation has
sometime in historv hpn viaitoi
,. , , . .., ... . . '
uuuai lectures wnicn me interna
by famine. This is not caused by
failure to raise grain but by fall- 'A
ure to take care of it" . 'JJ
Mr. Ullrey gave pictures showing
the contrast of the wooden plow of
Daniel Webster and the modem
engine pulling fifty-five plows and
turning an acre of land every four
minutes. He also contrasted the
old ox-cart reaper and the scythe
to the present day machine which-
heads the grain on one side and'!
turns it out sacked on the other
side of the machine,
TIGERS AM) ROOTERS GO
Girl Beaten in Churchyard Dies.
Dy United Pres.
AURORA, 111., Nov". 20. Miss
Jennie Miller, the wealthy daugh-
The society received 8,424 books, J ter of the former mayor of this
19,216 pamphlets and 1362 serials 1 city, who was brutally beaten in a
and gifts. One oil painting, three lonely churchyard Wednesday
portraits, five autographed letters, , night died this morning without
scrap books, maps, programs, pos- j regaining consciousness,
tal cards and twenty old news-
Emma Willis at Ninth and Broad-
advancing Into Russian territory, j way. He was cut on the head but
The Russians are retreating In an not seriously injured.
orderly manner and fighting des-
Wratelv Christian Endeavor Committee.
k" -- . t T. t T Y JtmJl A M t M A A A I A HAkfl MAbJh J.9 ft M9 A IWlff f tf1 A A.. . V
It is stated the aavance on jra-i ian n. uwuuu, uiunmau 01 "--;ii";i were auuea 10 me conec- j mini ciuii 10 arrange lor uancc
cow continues with a desperate j efficiency committee or, the unns- tion during the two years. j The HHnl Club will meet at 7:20
battle In progress at Czenstochowa. tlan Endeavor Society of the Chris- J The amount of material added 1 o'clock Monday evening in Room
tw nuRsians In East Prussia tian Church,, called the committee Is over fifty per cent greater dur-, A. Y., M. C. A. Building. Final ar-
have pushed five miles beyond An-1 together at 4:30 o'clock yesterday ing 1913-14 than in any previous , rangements for a dance and ban-
fSerburg. They are lorcmg me aiieruuou m wjnir an. mcumai iwnou. ine total mem-iquei win oe maae.
Prof. C. L. Brewer Did 'ot Leave
With the Team.
At 4 o'clock this afternoon It
was decided that Professor Brew
er's condition would not permit
him to go to Lawrence and he
gave up the trip. His temperature
was higher and the physicians be
lieved that it would be too much
of a risk.
Oklahoma Man Thought to
Brother of Columbians.
S. M. Meyers received a tele
gram this morning saying that W.
H. Crump had committed suicide
at Elk City, Okla. The telegram
asked Mr. Meyers to notify rela-
PCPILS LEARX BY DODfG
A train of ten coaches left with
the Tigers and almost six hundred
rooters for Lawrence at 12:45
Prof. C. L. Brewer was not able
to go. He will try to go tonight at
The platform was filled with
three or four hundred persons half
an hour before the train pulled up.
Teachers Emphasize Yalne
Hand Work In Schools. '
In speaking on the correlation of.
history, geography and English inij
hand work, at Thursday afternoon
tives here, send instruction ror the session of the Boone County Teach-
disposal of the body and stated , ers Association, M3s Ella V. Dobbs
that Mr. Crump had left a note emprasized the method of teaching
asking that his body be brought to ' by doing.
Missouri for burial. "The problem of teaching," she
John u. uirara, wno uves nere in 3aid. s to hammer things In so'i
Columbia, believes that this is his that they will stick." She lllus- 4
brother-in-law, W. P. Crump, who ( trated by telling of a prize class vto
lived at Elk City. He has wired to I which she one taneht th m
find whether or not there was a 0f the stales and their capitals by-j
mistake In sending the name. having the pupils repeat them iin-
W. P. Crump was born and til they knew them perfectly. At
raised at wuton, mo., Dut went to the beginning of the next term.si
Miss Dobbs said, she found that
Oklahoma at the opening of the
country there. One other relative
lives at Ashland. W. P. Crump was
55 years old.
Lifts Canadian Cattle Quarantine.
Dy United Press.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. The
United States Department of Ag
riculture has lifted the quarantine
against Canadian cattle.
her best pupil could repeat only aj
"Children grow through whatj
they say and do." said Miss Dobbsqj
"rather than through what we telll
them." A word, she said, suzzestsia
an idea of the subject but a veix
vague one compared with what the
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