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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 1916
STEPHENS MAY GET
Baptists of Missouri Would
Raise Fund of Si, 500,000
SOMK TO EVKRY ONE
Each of Church's Colleges
Would Receive Large
A iiuatter of a million dollars is the
p.trt that Stephens College t-vpects to
get. if the $l..".Mi.nm which Missouri
Baptists hope to raise for colleges in
the state is secured. The same allot
ment to Hardin College at .Mexico is
proposed, while William Jewell Col
lege at Liberty would receive twice
These plans were made liv a special
committee appointed from the thirty I
members of the general educational j
committee named by the Haptist ocn- j
cral Association meeting held at
Trenton, Mo., last year to look after j
the church's educational affairs in the
state. The special committee was ap
pointed to look into the needs of the
various colleges. It proposed the plan
of raising the fund of a million and a
half after a meeting in Kansas City
last week, to which the presidents of
all Baptist colleges in Missouri were
The plan that will probably be fol
lowed, if the campaign is started for
raising the money, will be to employ
John S. Lyons, a rationally known
educator, to manage the campaign
Mr. Lyons is now engaged in a cam
paign at Sioux Falls, la., and will meet
the soecial committee in St. Iuis
soon after that campaign is closed,
The other schools that would ben"fit
byt the Baptists' educational fund are:
I .a Grange College, La Orange, .?200,
000; Southwest Haptist College. Bol
ivar, $150,000; Lexington ladies' Col
lege. Lexington, ?rj.",.fi0(i; Will May
lield College, May field. $100,000.
TWELVE DIVORCES UlrANTER t
Judge Harris Announces Decision as
Term Xears Kiul.
Twelve divorces were granted by
Judge David II. Harris in the Boone
County Circuit Court yesterday, as a
result of the divorce testimony pre
sented to tlie court during the ten
They were as follows: Flora from
Edward Crump, plaintiff not entitled
to alimony, plaintiff awarded custody
of minor child; James from Clyde
I'each; Albert from Fannie Gray,
plaintiff given ?2." previously award
ed; George from Delia Caldwell, de
fendant awarded custody of minor
child, plaintiff ordered to pay defend
ant ?S a month for support of child
until further order of court; Romeo
from Pearl Cox; Luther from Cora
Helcher, plaintiff awarded custody of
minor child until further order of
court; Hattic May from James M.
Hrown, name of Hattie May Cox re
stored; Millie Ann from William Tay
lor, plaintiff not entitled to alimony;
Ixgan from Lizzie Thompson; Ger
trude from Clark Johnson, restoration
of maiden name, Gertrude Griggs; An
nie liaker from Sandy Canton, plain
tiff awarded custody of minor child,
and Ernest from Itena Campbell Bass.
The disposition of other divorce
cases was: Alfred E. against Cora
Thomas, dismissed by plaintiff; Car
rie Payne Algeo against Robert T.
Algeo, continued; Ada against Charles
G. Strode, continued; Fannie against
W. M. Morrison, taken under advise
ment; Charles U. against Mattio Ken
ton, change of venue to Randolph
County; William against Oncy Haney.
defendant's motion for suit money
sustained and plaintiff required to pay
lno suit money before March I. l!Mfi:
Stewart against Elizabeth Flynn. con
AVK 'WIIITK KLKPIIAXT" PARTY
Library (Tub Cut Rid of Some 1'n
desirable Christmas filfl.
There were special advantages last
night in being a member of the Li
brary Club. The club gave a "white
elephant" party In the cataloging
room of the Library Building at 8
o'clock. A "white elephant" party en
titles each guest to bring a no-account
Christmas present to "wish off" on
some unsuspecting person and re
ceive a new present in return.
Reports on the effect of the war on
production of literature in Germany,
France and the United States were
given by Misses Inez Spicer, Dora
Finney and Ella Peeples.
C. (.'. IIOI NSIIF.I.L TO SPEAK HERE
I Stmlriit Volunteer Secretary Will
urcss rnurrncs anil . .11. i;. .1.
('. (!. HounshcII of New York, :i
traveling secretary of the Student
Volunteer Movement, will address the
ii. M. C. A. Forum at C:45 p. m. to
After the meeting, a business ses
sion or the Y. M. C. A. will lie held.
The first draft of the new constitu
tion will lie read. This suggests some
radical changes in the organization.
Mr. HounshcII is a graduate of Van
lerliilt University. Me is spending
January visiting colleges and univer
sities in .Missouri, lie will speak this
morning at the Broadway Methodist
Church and tonight at the Christian
Church. Tomorrow and Tuesda he
will wsil the ITniwi-bii.
Mr. Jlouushell sM-iit several cars
in Korea and is regarded as authority
on the social and religious problems
in that part of the world.
ONLY HOPE IN FLIGHT
Montenegrin Army, Nearly
Surrounded, Has But One
Chance to Escape.
t!y United Press.
LONDON, Jan. 15. Remnants of the
lfitle Montenegrin army that with
stood the Austrian invaders for many
weeks are more than four-fifths sur
rounded, according to advices re
ceived here tonight.
One Austrian detachment is moving
eastward from the Cettinje region.
Another is pressing westward thiough
the country south of P.erani to close
the forty-mile gap.
If the Montenegrins decide to llee
rather than surrender, they may yet
escape capture, as did the Serbians
by retreating through the Albanian
Xieholns May Ask Peace.
lly 1'iiilcd I'rcss.
VIENNA, Jan IT,. -Troops fleeing
from Cettinje are crossing Albanian
border to escape captnre by the Atm
triiuis, according to information re
ceived here this afternoon. The dip
lomatic corps of the .Montenegrin cap
ital has arrived at Scutari. The
whereabouts of King Nicholas is a
mystery. He is thomght to be enroute
to Scutari, where he may conduct the
proposed peace negotntions with Aus
tria. Russians lfcmrw Ofiensiw.
fly United Press.
VIENNA (by way of Berlin), Jan.
l.". The Russians have renewed their
heavy offensive in East Galicia and on
the Ressarabian frontier with the
bloodiest lighting of many months.
In massed columns, the Slavs are
hurling themselves forward in vain
efforts to break the Austrian lines.
The battle is being accompanied by
the greatest artillnry bombardments
on the Bessarabian front that the sec
tion lias ever known.
Tonight's official statement from
the Austrian war office describes the
Russian losses as. "appalling." It
describes a furious hand-to-hand
strugle with bayonets going on a few
miles south of Czeniowitz.
Artillery Fighting in West.
Ilj United 1'rn.i.
LONDON, Jan. IT,. Artillery ex
changes around Maricourt and Hill C3
were reported by the war office here
tonight Artillery actions took place
at other points alonjr the British front
today, but they -were of minor im
portance. .'Oi:S TO Kl'.VKKAL (IF KATIIDH
I Jan Is Attends- llurial of J. R.
.Tnnis, Ouice Resident Here.
W. L. Jarvis is at Slater today at
tending the f.-uneral of bis father, J.
R. Jarvis, who died there at an early
liour Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis
left for Sla'ier Friday afternoon.
J. R. Jarvis was 8!) years old, and
his death was due t.o old age. He had
lived in Columbia in 1S92 and 1SDS.
Since them ho had spent much time
at the home of his son here. He
was a life-Ions: mumber of the Chris
tian Church. !
Surviving are sx- children: Dr. W. j
M. Jarvis, Kansas City; Dr. J. F. Jar-1
vis. Sweet Springs: Dr. G. W. Jarvis, j
Slater; Eurl Jarvis, attorney. Seattle, j
Wash; V. L. Jarvis, Columbia, and'
Miss I,, k. Jarvis, Slater.
Miss (,'aie Rends Volunteer Rand.
The following officers for the next
year -were elected Thursday by the
Student Volunteer Band of the Uni -
versity: President, Miss Blanche '
Gale; vice-president. Mason Vaugh; , Germans from Turkey has been dis
secretary. Miss Susan W. Brown; covered at Constantinople, according
treasurer, Thomas Denham. These of- to a message from the Saloniki cor
ficers will begin work next semester, i respondent of La Temps today.
'TIGERS WIN TWICEi
LEAD VALLEY RACE!
Missouri Five Beat Ames 21-
15 Yesterday; 26-12
SHORT PASS SUPERIOR
Team Work and Guarding
Feature Work of Van
I'.S SM-,l.ll 'a,ri-IIlilf IH t.
AMES. la.. Jan. 1.1. Outplayed in
the first half, the Missouri Tigers
came back with their short pass and
superior shooting, beating Ames 21 to
lTi this afternoon. The score at the
end of the first half was .Missouri in,
The Tiger guarding was close and I
the game exciting. Shirkey replaced
Campbell in the second half. The
. i. rAn,.... r l. fu.
it'um wiitk was u icuiuie ii me iui
playing. Both the offensive and de
fenisve work of the Ames team was
much better than in yesterday's game.
The Ames rooters had looked for two
The men are in good shape, Camp
bell having improved. The team will
arrive in Columbia Sunday morning.
In Friday's game, which resulted in
a Tiger victory by a score of 20 to 12,
neither one of the Ames forwards
scored a field goal during the entire
game. Starting the game with a free
throw by Wear, the Tigers took the
lead and maintained it throughout
Despite his illness, Campbell, with
Wear, Williams, Hyde and Speelman,
played the whole game.
E-2 BLOWN OP: 4 DIE
Internal Explosion Destroys
Submarine in Dry Dock
I'.y I'nited Press.
NEW YORK, Jan. I. 1. While work
men were installing batteries especial
ly designed to prevent such undersea
disasters as the loss of the K-4 in
Honolulu harbor, the United States
submarine E-2 was wrecked by a
mysterious internal explosion, which
killed four men and injured ten oth
ers this afternoon.
The accident occurred while the
boat was lying in dry dock No. 2 in
the Brooklyn navy yards.
Adrimral Usher tonight appointed a
board of inquiry to investigate the
cause of the explosion. Lieutenant
Commander Pope of Washington, com
mander of the receiving ship Maine,
is senior officer on the board.
COSMOrOMTAMSM IS MSCTSSKI)
Faculty .Member Talk at M. r. Club's
F.igiilh Annual Open .Meeting.
The eighth annual open meeting of
the University of Missouri Cosmopol
itan Club was held Friday night at the
Y. M. C. A. Auditorium.
Paul Cbovey, president of the club,
give an epitome of the aims of the or
ganization, holding that the club
stands by its motto. "Above All Na
tions Is Humanity."
Isidor Loch, dean of the University
faculty, spoke on "Cosmopolitanism
and Democracy." He held that "na-
I tionalism has been the outgrowth of
democracy, the spirit of which has
found full and eloquent expression in
! the Declaration of Independence."
Dr. Robert J. Kerner of the history
department called cosmopolitanism
"the communion of nations, their de
sire to live in harmony with each oth
er, to respect each other, to appre
ciate each other's point of view, to in
terpret in a conciliatory fashion tlie
Ideals and aspirations of their neigh
bors." I The remainder of the program con
i sisted of a vocal solo by F. P. Gute
I kunst, a piano solo by Miss Gladys
j Delloney. a vocal solo by Miss Ellza
I betb Whiteford. and an Hawaiian song
I by Bon Burke. Frank Lee and Paul
FIXDS PLOT ACAIXST SCITAX
French Correspondent Tells of Plan
to Overthrow TnrkMi Rule. j
Bt United Trets.
PARIS, Jan. 15. A well organized
plot to kill Enver Pasha, overthrow
the Turkish government and oust the ,
jMD THE GIRLS PJUD
FOR THE TAXIS, TOO!
Men Got Bouquets and Lots
I of Attention at First Leap
WHO COULD REFUSE?
Miss Eleanor Taylor Enter
tained Reversed Relations
Mi Sis'icl Man of tin- L'uiwrsily
bad the treat of his life last Friday
night. That is of course -if he was
lucky enough to he one or the eighteen
or twenty young men guests at the
initial leap year dance of the season.
given by Miss Eleanor Ta)lor at her
home on West Uroad
way for several
members of the Kap
pa Kappa Gamma
Imagine, if you
can, the young man,
awaiting the arrival
of the girl in a mo
tor car to take him
to the party, the
same girl later
presenting him with a dainty houtort
niere for bis coat lapel and then till
ing his dance program, pleading with
one girl or another to "let me dance
with jour man." And all this after
the mere man has spent month after
month dodging bills for flowers, taxi
trins and the like, which, in the nasi.
;,,., bee h ,, to tll Rlrls.
The boys liked it "real well."
In fact, one of them is said to have
annreeiateri it so much that he re-
1 marked it was a shame the guest li.st
i could not have been larger.
! But before the girls could give the
party they had to invite the boys.
Wouldn't any man appreciate a part
In a telephone conversation something
Hello, Mr. So-aml-i-o. Why. er-er,
I'd like to have you come to a dance
with me Friday night."
"Well now." the man
realizing his opportunity
"I don't know whether
I can give you that date
"Oh, won't you come?"
"Well, I believe I ean
fix it up. I had some
thing else on the calendar for that
night, but I guess that " etc. etc.
The girls attempted to carry out ev
ery phase of the leap year idea. They
couldn't send their men corsage bou
quets, for a man would look simply
ridiculous with one of those things
stuck down the top of his vest. But
they did send flowers Vhe kind you
put in your button-hole. One of the
men tied bis flowers around his arm
just as the girls sometimes do.
The men tried to make the most of
their opportunity. It was a favorite
pastime for one of
the boys, when he
was standing near a
girl, to drop his
liko that so the
girl could pick it up.
But the girls were
equal to every emer
gency. And when
the dance ended they escorted the men
to their homes.
It was a very successful party, this
leap year affair so tlie boys say and
the girls declare they, too, had a "won
XOT EXACTLY PAXAMA WKATIIER
Student Wears Straw Hat, Though,
and Wins a SO-Cent Meal.
Joseph L. Lemon, a freshman in the
College of Arts and Science, did not
quite equal the performance of the
man in Kansas who walked barefoot
ed in the snow three blocks to his
home, but he braved the zero weather
Friday wearing a last season's straw
hat to win a 30-cent meal bet.
Lemon, who lives at COO South
Ninth street, bet another student a
meal that he would wear the straw
hat down Ninth street to a local
restaurant. Lemon won the bet.
Mrs. .1. T. Cahill
The funeral of Mrs.
J. T. Cahill,
wll die(i Thursday of heart disease,
was nell yesterday afternoon at the
Broadway Methodist Church. The
services were conducted by the Rev.
C. C. Grimes, assisted by the Eastern
Star and Acacia lodges. The pall-
bearers were: P. J. Seley, Prof. J A.
Gibson, George Kehr, Dr. 0. A. Moore,
H. R. Jackson and F. H. Hoberecht
Burial in the Columbia Cemetery.
s J r
ll.ep.irl issued S.itnrd.iy morning.)
I-r oliimM.i ami lii-inity: Similar.'
ii.n nioriiliiB, (rb.ilily clearing In tlie
miIitiiimiii. Colli vaie--tein!orature zero
or Inn it Smiilay niaht. Winds lieenmlng
fre-li ti strong northwest,
for .Missouri: Sunday much colilcr. !
snow; cold wave east ami south portions..
I resli slilftiuir winds lieronilnc slronc'
Tlie low pressure wave now embraces
the southern ltocky Mountain slope, and ,
n.is two centers or action, one in the
'IVvas panliandlf and the other In Dtali.
The translator- iiiovi-ment of tlm whole Is
nist-iiortlit-nst. North of the Missouri
IMvcr a liiu-li pressure wave of marked
li-tflopment. attended by low temperatures.
Is pres-lug southward.
I'n-fipitatloii has been quite general
alonj; the I'ai'lfic coast and in tlie Kocfcv
In I'nliiiiibii the Heather will continue
to moderate diirlni; lirst part of the ucit M
hours, tiimiinj to colder on .Sunday with
a coM wave, and zero temperature to Jit
below may be expected hv Monday morn
Ford Party Selects Swedish
Capital as Seat of Per
lly i'lilted Press.
THE HAGUE, Jan. 13. Stockholm
has been chosen as the seat of the
permanent peace tribunal to be es
tablished by tlie Ford peace party. The
selection was made this afternoon.
just before the American delegates
left for Rotterdam to take passage
MAJOR II. F. HA.NKS IIKAH
Southern Paper Pajs Tribute to I'nr.
News of the death of Major II. F.
Hanks, her brother-in-law. has been
received by Mrs. S. M. Bar.ki of this
."ity. Major Banks died at bis home
h Memphis, Tenn., durin!; the latter
part of last week at the age of TO
years. He was a former student of
the University and a brother of the
late S. M. and J. S. Banks. To the old
er residents he was known as Frank.
Major Banks was a native of Iifay
ette County, Missouri. After studying
at the University, lie studied law at
Cumberland University. lbanon.
Tenn. Major Banks fought for the
Confederacy throughout the war. At
its close, he resumed his law practice
m Nashville. Iiter he entered the
real estate business, in which he re
mained until ill health caused bis re
tirement two years ago.
In a tribute to him the Nashville
Banner says: "Major Banks was a
man of tlie highest integrity and kind
ness of heart. He had a genial and cor
dial bearing toward all with whom he
came in contact that betokened the
Southern gentleman of the old
COLUMIHA LOSES DERATE
Defeated h Montgomery City by Vote
of Two to Oone.
The debating team of tlie Columbia
High School lost its debate with the
team of the Montgomery City High
School by a vote of two tb one at
Montgomery City Friday night. The
question was: Resolved that the Phil
ippine Islands should bo granted their
freedom. The Columbia team had the
According to Alison Reppy, coach of
the Columbia team, the team did re
markably well and the debate was
won by Montgomery City by a small
margin. Mr. Reppy says that an ef
fort will be made to bring debating
teams here from neighboring towns.
RERXSTORKF XOT DISTURBED
apen Affair Does Xot In
Ity United Press.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 15. Ambassa
dor von Bernstorff said this afternoon
that papers taken by Von Papen to
England did not interest him. He will
be able, he says, to vindicate himself.
It is thought here that Ambassador
Bernstorff may be in an embarrass
ing position to make explanations of
his connection with the Von Papen
affair, if he should be obliged to make
Hut She Didn't Attend House Party.
Miss Lucille Armstrong of Savan
nah, Mo., a senior in William Woods
College at Fulton, told her friends and
members of the college faculty that
she was going to Columbia to attend
a house party. Instead she and George
Lackey of St. Louis, a junior in West
minster College, eloped Friday to
Mexico, where they were married. Mr.
Lackey had left Fulton presumably to
attend a basketball game. The couple
will live in St. Louis.
To Tell Church Club About Russia.
Dr. R. J. Kerner of the history de
partment of the University will ad
dress the Sunday Club of the Calvary
Episcopal Church at 4:30 o'clock this
afternoon on "Some Aspects of Life in
REPRISAL IS FEARED
. S. Troops at El Paso Pre
vent Armed Civilians
HATRED JS STRONG
Feeling Is Intense in Chi-
huahua Many Amer
Il I luted Press
EL PASO. Jan. If.. Then.' is fear
of reprisals on Americans in .Mexico
on account or Thursday's attacks on
the Mexicans in El Paso. United
States troops are In the street tonight
to prevent rioting and the invasion
of .Mexico by armed American
civilians. Refugees from the city of
Chilhuahua report an intense anti
American feeling there.
Carranza officials and Washington
representatives are making strenuous
efforts to get Americans out of Mex
ico, rt is expected that 3,000 United
States citizens will leave the Mexican
country in the next few days.
Americans Are I.eaiing.
liy fulled Press.
EL PASO, Jan. 15. Americans are
tleeing from Northern Mexico. The
murder of about twenty Americans
and several of dther nationalities, the
announcements of the bandits that all
foreigners will be exterminated and
the warning of the State Department
are all having an effect.
Congress Keeps Hands Off.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. There was
no denunciation in Congress this aft
eernoon of President Wilson's Mexi
can policy. It is thought that there
will be no interference with the plan
to give Carranza a chance to adjust
the relations between his country and
the United States.
There has been no report made of
the progress of the Carranzistas in
punishing the bandits who slew the
eighteen American and British citi
zens. TO PRESEXT "SISTER BEATRICE"
Fortnightly Club Will (Jiu Maeter
linck Play Wednesdaj Eu'iilng.
.Maeterlinck's "Sister Beatrice" will
be presented by the Fortnightly Club
at the University Auditorium Wednes
day evening. Admission will be by
Those who will take part are: Miss
I-ouiso Nardin, .Mrs. Eldon R. James.
Mrs. H. F. Sill, Mrs. George M. Reed.
.Mrs. J. U Meriarn, .Mrs. E. J. McCaust
land. Mrs. J. C. Elliff, Mrs. Walter
-Miller. .Mrs. N. M. Trenholme, Mrs. E.
B. Branson, Mrs. George Venable, .Airs.
D. II. Doane, .Mrs. LeRoy Palmer, Mrs.
Basil Gauntlett. Mrs. P. A. Hogan,
Mrs. W. S. Williams, Mrs. D. W. Cor
nelius, Mrs. A. II. R. Fairchild, Mrs.
Franklin P. Johnson, Miss Marjorie
Jones, Prof. J. E. Wrench, ProL G. B.
The children in the cast will be:
Margaret Williams, Margaret and Hel
en Scoggin and Richard Trenholme.
Mrs. LeRoy Palmer will be soloist.
Mrs. G. C. Scoggin is stage manager.
Mrs. Jonas Viles will take the part of
THEY DOXT WAXT MIMTAXT
Emnieline Pankhiirst Is Detained as
tly United Press.
NEW YORK, Jan. 15. Mrs. Em
nieline Pankhurst, the English militant
suffrage leader, was detained today as
an undesirable alien. She was allow
ed to go to a New York hotel, pend
ing her appeal to Washington for ad
mittance. Testifies in Oleo Case.
Dr. P. F. Trowbridge of the agricul
tural chemistry department was in
Kansas City Friday testifying in a
suit brought by the Federal Govern
ment against the Swift Packing Com
pany for coloring oleomargarine. The
product of tlie Swift Company had
been analyzed at the agricultural ex
periment station of the University.
Doctor Trowbridge will bo in St. Louis
next Saturday to testify In a similar
Dr. II. II. Smiley to Xe Pot.
Dr. II. II. Smiley, a graduate of the
School of Medicine of the University
in 1901, has been appointed acting
chief surgeon of the Cotton Belt Route
of the St. I.ouis Southwestern Railway
lines. Doctor Smiley is a frequent
visitor to the University. He will
succeed Dr. C. A. Smith, who died re