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C. B. SEBASTIAN SPECIAL JUDGE GUU5 FOUXD A KINDERGARTEN
KILLS 28 IN VERONA
Explosion of One Shell Brings
Death to Nineteen Forty
Nine Are Wounded.
SERBS ARE LOSING
Whole Front in the Bal
Ily United Press.
ROME, Nov. 15. In an aerial raid
on the city of Verona today, three Aus
trian aviators dropped fifteen bomb3,
killing twenty-eight persons and seri
ously wounding thirty. Nineteen per
sons were wounded slightly. The ex
ploding of one bomb killed nineteen.
"The proposition made by Robert H.
Stockton of St Louis, that Kansas
City and St Louis will pay $1,000 and
toward the building
of a cross-state road,
between Kansas City
and St Louis, if the
other towns along
the route will pay th.j
rest is. in my opla
ion. the important
question before the
people of Columbia
at present," said S. F. Coniey.
Mr. Coniey thinks It Is up to the
people of Columbia to show their ap
preciation of this proposition by back
ing it up in every way possible.
Germans Beat Serbs and Buss.
Ily United l'ress.
BERLIN, Nov. 15. An advance has
been made along the entire front by
the Teutonic forces in the Balkan
campaign, according to an official an
nouncement issued from the war of
fice' today. The Serbians have been
repulsed in every quarter and 1,773
prisoners have been taken.
In the eastern theater of war, the
Germans are said to have penetrated
the Russian lines near Czartorysk and
Volhynia and to have taken 1,515 pris
oners. Four machine guns were cap
tured. The Austrian army has re
pulsed the Russian forces north of the
Italian Ship, Bosnia, Sunk.
By United Tress.
ROME, Nov. 15. It was officially an
nounced today that the Italian steam
ship Bosnia has been sunk by an Aus
trian submarine. The passengers and
crew escape'd In four life boats, three
of which have been landed. The fate
of the occupants of the fourth boat
has not been learned.
Italian Boat Shells Rcdeaghatch.
By United Ties.
SALONIKA, Nov. 15. The Bulga
rian town of Dedeaghatch has been
hnmhnrded bv the Italian cruiser
Piemonte and the railway station de
stroyed. The warship also destroyed
two trains of eighty cars carrying mu
nitions to the front
BOOKER T. WASHIXGTOX IS DEAD
Head of Tuskegee Institute Bora a
SlaTe Pushed Way Up.
Booker T. Washington, president of
the Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee,
Ala., the leading negro school In the
pnited States, died at Tuskegee at
4:40 o'clock yesterday morning from
hardening of the arteries, following a
He had returned from New York
Friday. The funeral will be held at
the Tuskegee Institute at 10 o'clock
Booker T. Washington was born
a slave in Virginia about 1857
or 1858. He .attended a school for
negroes at Hampton, Va., and then
taught In the institute there until
1881, when he organized the Tuske
gee Institute. He devoted his atten
tion Jo this school the rest of his
life. The school has now $500,000, the
estimated value of its buildings, and
3,500 acres of land.
Harvard gave Washington the honor
ary degree of Master of Arts In 189S
and Dartmouth gave him the Doctor
of Laws degree in 1901. While Theo
dore Roosevelt was president of ,the
United States, Washington dined with
him in the White House.
RAILROADS TO INCREASE RATES
Afghanistan to Declare War.
By United Press.
BERLIN, Nov. 15. Afghanistan is
preparing to declare war against the
British territories of India, according
to dispatches arriving here today
from Constantinople. Fighting has al
ready begun at several places along
FOR A ROAD FUND AMENDMENT
Sedalla Chamber of Commerce Mar
Begin More at State Meeting.
A state wide roads conference has
been announced by the Sedalla Cham
ber of Commerce to be held In that
city Saturday, December 11. The con
ference is to consider the Initiation of
an amendment to the state constitu
tion pnndding for the creation of a
permanent fund for the improvement
The possibility of Federal aid for
roads In Missouri is also to be consid
ered. The speakers for the day will
be: James C. Wonders, chief engi
neer of the United States Office of Pub
lic Roads; State Highway Commis
sioner F. W. Buffum; John H. Both well
and Mayor Hugh Mclndoe of Joplin.
and E. E. E. McJimsey of Springfield,
WILL ENTERTAIN M. U. ALUMNI
Smoker Planned for V.isittag Grad
uates at Thanksgiving Game.
M. U. alumni, returning to Colum
bia Thanksgiving, will find plenty of
entertainment Alumni headquarters
will be established in Academic Hall,
and those who register will, receive a
badge showing the year of their grad
uation. A smoker will be given Wed
nesday night at the Columbia Club by
the local alumni for all out-of-town
Harold E. PetersoH to Wed.
Mr. and Mrs. William F. Uhlman of
St. Joseph have issued invitations to
the wedding of their daughter. Miss
Adeline Uhlman, to Harold B. Peter
son, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Peter
son, also of St Joseph, next Thursday.
Mr. Peterson attended school here
two years and is a member of the Phi
Delta Theta fraternity. Since leaving
school he has been associated with his
father in the Bartlett Trust Company.
The couple will be at home in St
Joseph at 2501 Francis street
Missouri Public Service Commission
Finds Priees Too Low.
Freight and passenger rates on Mis
souri railroads will be increased af
ter January 1, according to a decision
given Saturday by the Missouri Public
Service Commission. The decision was
written by John Kennish, a graduate
of the University in 1884.
One-way passenger rates will be 2
cents a mile, instead of 2 cents. A
general increase in freighc rates will
give the railroad companies about 5
per cent more income from freight
handling than before.
The minimum charge for carrying
passengers was reduced by the com
mission from 10 to 5 cents. Charges
for a round-trip ticket will be 2V4
cents a mile, and for 500-mile and 1.-000-mIle
mileage books, 2 cents. The
railroads asked a general increase of
3 cents a mile.
PADEREWSKI TO PLAY
IN COLOMBIA JAN, 1?
HIS FIRST VISIT HERE
For Colombia and Vicinity: Fair and
somewhat warmer tonight and Tuesday;
lowest temperature tonight about 28 de
gress. For Jllssonrl: Fair tonight and Tuesday-;
...Tho "'"josphertc depression that was In
the Southwest Kntnr.lnt- ,nnnl. .1.
reloned n n mnia.A '.n-.i r
MMfSffVrnf ,h'PhiMU AIPHa GetS Noted
morning is central near Sew York City, i Pianist fnr Trc trrnnA I7v
but Its InBuence Is widespread, embracing' W1SU IOr ItS OeCOna CX-
all of the territory east of the Mississippi ,. r Q0,
as well as reaching well out Into the At- tfa Ot oeaSOO.
antic, rreclpltatlon and strong winds have ''
been general from East Texas to New Eng-1
A high pressure wave, accompanied by
the lowest temnernttir Hum ( r ih.
season, follows quickly In the wake of the
low. and, except a narrow strip of coast
..? .Florida to Ifatteras where summer
still lingers, winter prevails.
In Columbia fair weather U Indicated
for the next lw up Hifoa iinrj nii. -t..
The highest temnemtnn In r.iinmi.io
I yesterday was 37 and the lowest last night
was 18; precipitation, .00; relative humidi
ty - p. m. yesterday. 44 per cent. A rear
ago yesterday the highest temperature was
X and the lowest 47; precipitation. .00.
Sun rose today, 0:32 a. in. Sun sets,
433 p. m.
Moon sets, 12:49 a. m.
The Temperatures Today.
a- m. 18 11 a. m 33
oa.-m 21 12 m 38
9 a. m t "."! l n. m in
10 a. "m 29 2 p. m 42
M. U. THIRD IX CBOSS-COUSTBY
FOUXD UXCOXSCIOUS OX ROAD
Clyde Coons of Mlllersburg Now In
Parker Memorial Hospital.
Clyde Coons of Millersburg was
picked up unconscious on the road be
tween Columbia and Millersburg yes
terday and brought to the Parker Me
morial Hospital. While no one saw the
accident, it is the doctor's opinion
that he was thrown from his horse,
the fall causing concussion of the
brain. He is expected to recover
without an operation.
BREAK IN THE WIRE SERVICE
Telegraphic Communication With St.
Louis Interrupted Today.
Columbia was cut off from tele
graphic communication with Jeffer
son City and St- Louis this morning at
The cause of the break in the
Western Union service is unknown
to the manager of the local office, and
late this afternoon these cities had
not been reached.
Boone County Bar Association Chooses g
Officer of Circuit Court.
C. B. Sebastian was elected special
judge ot the Circuit Court by the
Boone County Bar Association this
The Brady and Glass assignment
case was continued. The case of the
Moberly Paving Brick Company
against V. O. McCormick was dispos
ed of. resulting in Judgment of
$118.30 for the plaintiff. The case
against the M. K. & T. Railway,
charged with the granting of rebates,
was continued. Five cases in which
C. W. Martin Is the plaintiff were
continued by consent.
The case of Joseph S. Brakebill
and others against Mary Brakebill
and others was reset for Monday,
November 22. These cases were re
set: Susan R. Kite and others
against John Kite and others, for
November 23; W. D. Hart against
the Rio Grande Land Corporation, No
vember 24; Joseph T. Harris against
the Rio Grande Land Corporation, for
The case of Joe McKim, charged
with murder, was continued until the
January term of court. Two cases of
the state against Joel Bradford, Jr.,
were continued by consent June Cas
key, charged with bootlegging, will be
tried Tuesday, November 23. The case
of Josh Johnson, charged with assault,
which was appealed from Justice H.
G. Sebastian's court, will come up for
trial November 22.
Judge Sebastian adjourned court
until Monday, November 22, when
Judge David H. Harris will .be able
to convene the court again and dis
pose of the docket
olumn Letter in the Missourlan
Rrtnm T?ociTfo "-
Miss Jean Bright, a student in Co
lumbia High School, and her sister,
Miss Frances Bright, a sophomore in
the University, have established .
kindergarten at their home, 302 Soutn
Ninth Street. School begins at 1:30
o'clock in the afternoon and las's
until 4 o'clock. Eight pupils are en
rolled: Laura Gail Bowling, Virginia
McAllester, Thomas Moss, William
Moss, Maxine Allen, Martha Smith,
Helena Wrench and Richard Tren
holme. The school can accommodate
only twelve pupils.
The children are weaving red and
blue mats, learning to model bowls in
clay, making picture frames and draw
ing pictures. They have tea partlos
at which one plays at hostess. Story
telling Is another feature of the
school. Folk dancing will be taken up
The school was founded as the re
sult of a letter recently published in
the Open Column of the Missouriaa.
calling attention to the need of a kin
Y. KliBe,Symon, Flint and B. Kline
Score 65 at Lawrence.
The Missouri cross-country team
finished third in the Missouri Valley
cross-country meet at Lawrence, Kan.,
Saturday, being defeated by Ames and
Kansas, and In turn out-stripping Ne
braska. The men who scored for Missouri
were Fowler, 9; V. Kline. 11; Symoc,
14; Flint and B. Kline, 15 and 16. This
gaVe Missouri a score of 65.
Rodkey, Kansas' captain, was the In
dividual winner -of the meet, although
his team was defeated by the Ames
team, 28 to 31. Rodkey finished the
five miles and about 300 yards ia
26:20, establishing a record In spite
of the strong wind.
According to Coach H. F. Schulte.
Missouri runs cross-country as train
ing for spring track. This is borne
out by the fact that, although Ames
beat Missouri In cross-country last
year; Schulte's track .team baayttlej.verejvsklwasthe child .of.a Rua
difficulty in defeating Ames, even tak
ing first in the two-mile run
Polish Virtuoso Holds Fame
as Result of Hard and
Paderewskl is coming to Columbia.
He is the gift of Phi Mu Alpha to its
patrons for the new year. On January
12, 1916, Columbia Is to havo Its first
opportunity to hear this "uncrowned
king of Poland," this popularly
crowned king of the piano, now mak
ing his tenth tour of America.
For his career as a virtuoso Pade
rewskl has had a unique preparation.
At 24, when the usual virtuoso Is a
full-fledged artist with his career mado
or irretrievably maimed, Paderewski's
technique was so Inadequate that he
was always forced to make improvisa
tions of his own In hard passages,
hoping that none of his audience
would be the wiser. At this time he
set about accomplishing in a few
years, after fingers and wrists had lost
much of the flexibility of childhood.
what others spend a lifetime in at
taining. Began Poor and Unknown.
In 1884 he was a poor unknown,
with threadbare clothing and without
a friend who suspected the untried
genius that lay within him. Four years
later Paris, Berlin, Vienna were talk
ing of the marvelous Pole. Two years
more. London fought to attend his re
citals, and In 1891 he began a series
of triumphant tours of America, the
like of which have never been seen.
WILL JOIX IX ARMEXIAX RELIEF
KAKSAS ALUMNI BET $1,000
WILL HOLD SEATS TILL NOT. 18.
Peace Society to Meet Friday.
The annual meeting of the Missouri
Peace Society will be held at the Sec
ond Baptist Church In St Louis at
4:30 o'clock next Friday afternoon, ac
cording to an announcement which Is
being sent to all members of the so
ciety by Prof. Manley O. Hudson of
the School of Law, who is secretary
of the organization. 'No special pro
gram has been arranged for the meet
ing. The annual election of officers
will be held.
Keaper Besenes Beat 17. H. St 4W.
The University HiglfSchool foot
ball team was defeated at Boonvllle
Saturday by the Kemper Military
Academy reserves. The score was
Kansas Game Tickets Not Paid For by
Then Will Be Resold.
Owing to the large number of
alumni applications coming In for
seats at the Missouri-Kansas football
game, C. L. Brewer said this morn
ing that all who have applied for seats
must pay for them by Thursday, No
vember 18, Instead of November 20,
as was previously stated. If the tick
ets have not been paid for by No
vember 18 they will be turned back
A few seats are still left in sec
tions A and P in the south side bleach
ers and three or four sections on
the north side remain unsold.
Columbia Men Coter
Made on Jaylumkers.
One of the opening guns of the bet
ting on the Missouri-Kansas conflict
Thanksgiving day was fired during the
latter part of last week, when a Co
lumbia citizen, who had Just returned
from Kansas City, made the announce
ment downtown that" he had $1,000
given him by Kansas alumni and sup
porters of that city to be placed 2-to-l
Tn Ipbo than two hours after the bet
I had been made known, Columbia men
expressed their confidence In the fight
of the Tigers by covering the $500 end
of the bet
199 Now Enrolled la Snort Coarse.
George N. Wheat of Kansas City,
B. S- in C. E., a graduate of the Texas
College of Agriculture and Mechanic
Arts, enrolled In the Short Course In
Agriculture today. This brings the
total enrollment to 196. four less than
last year's enrollment
Greek-Letter Societies at M. U. Plan
Fraternity men and women in tha
University have Joined in the work of
Armenian relief. The men's pan
hellenic council yesterday discussed
plans for a benefit entertainment, the
proceeds to be added to the Mis
sourlan Relief Fund.
The question was referred to the
fraternities for approval. Reports to
day show that all will Join In the ben
efit The women's pan-hellenlc coun
cil has approved the plan. Each so
rority will be represented.
As planned yesterday, the benefit,
consisting of vaudeville, songs, dances
and other stunts, will be given in the
University Auditorium one night dur
ing the week-end following the Mis
souri-Kansas football game. Each
fraternity will be asked to be respon
sible for a part of the performance.
Greek-letter men and women will sell
DIES WHILE WATCHING GAME
CLUB TO HATE SMOKER TONIGHT
C. L. Brewer Will Tell How to Care for
Kansas Game Visitors.
Definite plans for providing accom
modations for Kansas game visitors
will be discussed by C. L. Brewer, di
rector ot athletics, before the "Com
mercial Club at 7:30 o'clock tonight
The club will give a smoXer at tho
club rooms. Committees appointed at
the smoker will report at the club's
L. W. Berry- to Be Out Soon.
The condition of L. W. Berry, who
has been ill with rheumaUsm for more
than a week. Is better today. He i3
expected to be able to go to work in
a few days.
College Girls to See Game.
Stephens College girls have re
served 150 seats in section M of the
soutn bleachers for the Kansas game.
Excitement Over Son's Play Caases
Death of E.E.CoddIag of Sedalla.
E. E. Codding, a prominent resident
of Sedalla and former student of the
University, died Saturday afternoon
while watching the football game be
tween Sedalla High School and the
Warrensburir Normal Reserves. His
son was playing center on the Sedalla
team and had Just made a play start
Ing a rally by the Sedalla team.
Mr. Codding took an active interest
in local and state affairs and politics.
He was formerly postmaster of Se
dalla and was engaged In the insur
ANOTHER! HELP FOB VISITORS
Y. M. C. A. Establishes Bareaa to AW
la Locatlag Booms.
Th'e V. M. C. A. Is, for the first time,
to have a bureau of Its own, similar to
that of the Commercial Club, for tha
Kansas game. It has been organized
this year In order to accommodate the
friends of students who are coming to
see the game and also the old M men.
In the office is a directory of rooming
places and boarding houses, so that
applicants may phone to the Y. M. C
A. or call at the office and apply.
Mrs. William Davis Dead.
Funeral services for Mrs. William
Davis were held at the Millersburg
BapUst Church at 2 o'clock this after
noon. Mrs. Davis died yesterday. Sr.e
was a great aunt of J. Kelly Wright
of this city.
slan Polish farmer, who was exiled
into Siberia when Ignace was a child.
His mother died in his infancy, and,
until wealth began to flow In on him
at the beginning or his whirlwind ca
reer, he knew only poverty of the
severest and most discouraging kind.
He had one year of blissful married
life, after which his wife died, leaving
him an infant son. At this time he
had given up all Idea of becoming a
pianist, but through the encourage
ment of' his friend, Helena Modjeska.
he went to Vienna and in three years
did an amount of work which has
never been equaled in the musical
Woo by Hard Work.
To his work he brought an Intellect
of rare quality, pertinacity and physi
cal strength beyond the conception of
the ordinary man. His friend. Dr.
Alfred Nosslg, says that he was at
his piano morning, noon and night,
playing scales, scales and again
scales. When he made his debut thr.2
years later, he was a complete vir
tuoso, armed at all points.
"He Is a great pianist." a critic
says, "not merely because he Is com
plete master of his Instrument not
only because of his remarkable per
sonality, but for more than any oth
er reason because his extraordinary
sympathetic interpretative mind illum
ines and revivifies all that It comes in
contact with. And this Is due in a large
measure to the years of struggle
against poverty, misfortune and sor
Second Extra Coacert of Tear.
His concert will be the second ex
tra this year under the auspices of
Phi Mu Alpha. Season ticket holders
will receive a reduction on the coa
cert Mail orders from out ot town, If ac
companied by cash or check, will bs
filled in the order of their receipt by
men stationed in the general line for
the purpose on Monday, January 10.
Such orders should be addressed to
Phi Mu Alpha, 915 University avenua.
Holders of season tickets may se
cure their seats at the Missouri Store
and at Allen's on January 8 for $2, re
served, and $1, unreserved.
Non-holders of season Uckets may
secure tickets on January 10 for $2X0
Deaa WDJiaais to Speak la St Lasts.
Dean Walter Williams of the School
of Journalism left today for St Louis,
where be will address the Missouri
Sunday School Association tomorrow
morning oa "Christian Publicity." This
Is the "golden jubilee" of the associa
tion, being the fiftieth anniversary of
the organization. Dean Williams will