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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, MONDAY, JULY 31, 1916
A. M. Dickman and Alex
ander Davidson Arrested
4 ARE FOUND DEAD
eral and State Author
ities at Work
Hy United Press.
JKItSKY CITY. N. J.. July 31. Al
bert M. Dickman, Lehigh Valley agent,
and Alexander DaviJson. superinten
dent of the National Storage Company,
weie arraigned before judges Mark
Sullivan and George Tenant today,
charged with manslaughter in connec
tion with the Black Tom Island ex
plosion yesterday. Their cases were
l.cstpone.1 until 10 o'clock Friday
morning at the request of Prosecutor
Iluds-tcph. The defendants were re
leased under $.'.,000 hail
Theodoro B. Johns-on, president of
tho Johnson Lltherage Company, for
whese an est a warrant ha been is
sued, did not apear.
August 1, Tuesday Assembly lecture by
Iir. W. II. Black, president of Mis
souri Valley College.
August 1, Tuesday Start of the Iloone
August 4. I'rM.iy Close of Iloone County
August is, 1'rld.iy I.ohiiiBon's Circus.
September II, !". 1C, Thursday. Friday
ami Saturday Unherslty entrains-
September is. 111, 20, .Monday. Tuesday and
Wednesday Unherslty registration.
AT A PRE
Horses Here for Opening
Events Crowd Accommo
dations of the City.
September 1.11, Wednesday -Opening Con-i nr PM,,r ., ,,,, trUC
location. I'nlierslty Auditorium,' $?05 T I RS T DAY PRIZllb
II a. in
Inwolltnitioii N4 Looked For.
Ii United Press.
XEW YOHK. July 31. Comprehen
sive investigation into the shipment
end of the munitions business of the
country by state and federal authori
ties seemed certain this afterncon as
a direct result of the munitions ex
plosion that occurred at the Black
Tom munition terminal Sunday
A sweeping investigation came to
day when Prosecutin-g Attorney Hud
steph at the preliminary hearing of
the two men arrested en charges of
manslaughter in connection in the re
sultant deaths declared every railroad
terminating in New Jersey has been
a flagrant violator of the statutes reg
ulating storage of high explosives.
Agents for the Department of Jus
tice and the Interstate Commerce
Commission spent nearly all day on
the scene. On their report will de
pend whether the commission will go
more fully into the case. This phase,
however, will not deter state and Jer
sey City officials in their investiga
tion and prosecution.
The .growing belief this afternoon
that the death list will not exceed
twenty-five or thirty at the outside.
After the flames died out this after
noon and searchers prepared to go
through the ruin of the Lehigh dock,
enly four persons were known to have
died. Twenty-three men are reported
missing. These were the known facts
as to loss of life more than thirty
six hours after the first explosion.
A furious aftermath of the disaster
developed today when many boxes of
dynamite and other high explosives
were discovered floating nearly sub
merged in the harbor. Marine of
ficials issued warnings to ship-owners
and established a harbor patrol of
ARE YOU HOT?
Eat too much, and avoid heat mak
Eat winter meats.
Forget that this is the time to cat
the things that are growing now.
Eat a heavy meal just before going
Drink ice cold drinks.
Drink any beverage containing al
cohol; they all produce heat.
Wear any winter clothing.
Wear anything but thin underwear
and our lightest outer garments.
Sleep indoors if you can possibly
Fail to rise early to enjoy the cool
est part of the day.
Forget that this is the season to
get all the fresh air you possibly
Bathe in cold water or in hot wa
ter; tepid water is best.
Forget that many so-called drown
ings are really heart failures due to
the shock of the cold water.
Lose your temper.
Chicago Health Department.
Program for Tomorrow Has
Exhibitions in Saddle and
Libertj Statue Little Damaged.
Ity Fulled Press.
XEW YOHK. July 31. Miss Liber
ty's gown was torn a little and some
of her skin punctured by shrapnel,
but tho famous statue on Bedloe Is
land today was found to be surprising
ly free from injury, considering Its
location less than a mile from the
Black Tom peninsular. Many freakish
incidents were reported here and else
where. The main door .giving en
trance to the Statue of Liberty was
wrenched off its hinges as by a giant
hand; doors were crushed in and prob
ably a hundred bolts joining the plates
which compose the grant figure were
broken or sheared off. A number of
iron bars were twisted. It was some
caprice of the exploding force that
left the giant figure almost untouched.
C. Arnold, B. S. In J."'0. Promoted.
Charles Arnold. B. S. in J. "09. the
Irst graduate of the School of Jour
nalism, has been promoted from in
rtrnctor to associate professor of jour
nalism in the University of Pittsburgh.
Mrs. Arnold is a daughter of P. J.
Mitchell of this county.
Final Assembly Lecture Tomorrow.
Dr. V. H. Black, president of the
Missouri Valley College, will give a
l-opular lecture at the University As
embly tomorrow. This will be the
tnal assembly of the Summer Session.
WANTS WORLD TRADE
U. S. Makes Move for Ex
pansion in Blacklist Note
Ity I'nlted l'ress.
WASHINGTON', July 31. The blow
launched against the British blacklist
in the American note published today
is but the first act of an aggressive
moe for this country's share in the
world trade now and after the war,
officials intimated today.
Government officials are interested
to sec in the blacklist the Allies'
preliminary step in a trade war
against Germany, which was clearly
outlined at the economic conference
at Paris some weeks ago. The neces
sity of keeping clear of both the war
and "after the war," and of showing
England that the United States as a
neutral nation will not particitate in
nor allow herself to become the vic
tim of any such move is understood
to have been the underlying reason
for the American blacklist protest.
(. L. BRF.WF.lt WINS TOURNAMENT
W. (.'. Manly Second and DR Scott
Third in Coif Matches.
C. L. Brewer won the Class A
golf championship Saturday in 33
holes. W. G. Manly was second and
DR Scott third. The Class B
tournament is still going on. It has
been delayed some by the illness of
one of the contestants. The flag tour
nament Saturday was won by DR
Scott with an allowance of 79. Rad
ford Pittam was second, with an al
lowance of 86. There were two
prizes offered, one for the low score
match and one for the handicap
match. C. L. Brewer and DR
Scott tied for honors in the low score
match. The golf tournament, which
is an annual affair, has been four
weeks in progress and will be com
pleted this week.
With every stable on the fairgrounds
full and twenty-five horses being cared
for in the near-by stables, ever thing
is in readiness for the opening of the
annual Boone County Fair tomorrow.
The midway is completed, and the at
tractions range from a five-legged
pony to a palmist.
A total of $203 in cash prizes will
be given away tomorrow for various
entries of saddle and harness horses.
Prizes of $7.r0, of $.1 and $2.."0 will
be .given for the three model horses..
mare or gelding, of any age to be
shown by halter.
For a harness mare or gelding, 2
and under 3 years old, prizes of $7.."0
and $2.30 will be given.
Prizes of $13 and $10 will be given
for the two best saddle stallions, 2
and under 3 years old.
Two prizes are offered for roadsters,
mare or gelding, (of any age $13 and
Prizes of $7.30 and $2.30 are offered
for two harness geldings, 3 and under
-t years old. Similarly two prizes are"
offered for saddle geldings, 3 and un
der 4 years old. A $10 prize is offered
for a saddle gelding, 3 and under 4
in the 4b class. A pony whip will be
presented to each entry in this class.
The best saddle horses in Boone
County, mare or gelding of any age,
to be shown by owner in Class 3, will
be gien $7.30, $C23, $3, $3.73 and
$2.30 prizes. Similar prizes will be
given to Boone County harness horses,
mare or geldings, any age.
Two prizes, $7.30 and $2.30, will be
given for saddle stallions of 3 and un
der 4. Two similar prizes will be
given for harness mares of 3 or under
4, while $12.30 and $7.30 prizes will
be .given for harness mares of 4 years
old or over.
The best saddle horses, mare orH
gelding, of 3 years old or under, will
gpt $7.30. $0.23. $3, $3.73 and $2.30
Final Political Meeting of the
Democrats to Be at the
tor Columbia and Vicinity: Generally
lair aim cooler tonigni ana luesu.iy.
For Missouri: Generally fair tonight
and mesiiay; silently cooler tonight north
portion iinu nn rui anu east portions lues
1 2 U. S, CAVALRYMEN
KILLED BY MEXICANS
BIG CROWD EXPECTED
Shackleford and Thomas Will
Be Absent Four Polling
Burned in Eye When Acid Explodes.
F. E. Sultzman a student in the
Summer Session was injured Satur
day when his desk-mate, H. Martin,
was heating sulphuric acid, which ex
ploded, throwing the acid into Mr.
Sultzman's face and left eye. So
dium bicarbonate neutralized the
acid, preventing a deeper burn. He
was taken to the Parker Memorial
Hospital. The burn will perhaps not
leave any permanent injury, but Mr.
Sultzman will not be able to use his
eyes for several weeks. Mr. Sultzman
has been released from the hospital,
but is unable to carry on his school
Bonfire Causes Small Blaze.
A bonfire in the yard at the E. G.
McAlester home at 513 West Broadway
this morning spread over the dry
grass of the lawn, and came danger
ously close to setting the barn on fire.
The fire department was called out
and prevented any damge.
M. U. HOES FALL IIOUSECLEANIXfi
Buildings A I read Are Being Repaint
ed and lieliiiished.
Fall housecleaning on the Univer
sity campuses begins early this year.
Painting and refinishing are going on
in the Parker Memorial Hospital, Ben
ton Hall and I jthrop Hall. The Com
mons dining room Is receiving special
attention. Minor repairs are being
made in Read Hall. The Gymnasium
is undergoing extensive changes. The
shower baths are being altered, parti
tions being removed and new mixers
for the baths installed. The locker
rooms are now being replastered and
a cement wainscot six feet high added.
Painting of University buildings Is
done about every third year. Before
the University opens Iathrop Hall will
receive a new coat of paint and tho ex
terior woordwork of the gymnasium
will be painted.
LOCAL SOCIETY ISSUES
Etwleaior of Christian Church Makes
Announcements in Lire Wire.
The Endeavor Live Wire has been
resurrected. It has made its second
appearance this summer at the Chris
tian Endeavor Society of the Chris
tian Church. According to its latest
issue, it has reached the mature age
of Volume I, Xo. 16.
The Live Wire was started last
spring to make announcements for
the local society, but the sheet had
not been issued during the summer
until two weeks ago.
M. E. Fish, a regular session stu
dent, is the editor during the summer.
II. D. Voss edited the Live Wire dur
ing the regular session. The bulletin
Is printed on a mimeograph and is
distributed at the meetings of the society.
Negroes Fined for Stealing Chickens.
Cecil Foster and Earl Madison, ne
groes, were taken up by the police
last night on a charge of chicken
stealing. They were arraigned before
Police Judge M. L. Edwards today.
Foster was fined $1 and costs, a total
of $9.23. Madison was fined $3 and
costs or $13.23.
It will be a tired lot of Democratic
candidates that will wind up the
county campaign on the courthouse
lawn in Columbia tonight. Every day
except Sunday for two weeks the can
didates have urged their claims
throughout the county. The stage Is
set for the rally tonight and a record
crowd Is expected.
A row of electric lights has been
strung across the lawn from the
courthouse to the columns. The meet
ing will begin at. 7:30 and will prob
ably last three hours. All the county
candidates beginning with those seek
ing" the nomination for coroner and
ending with the three who would rep
resent Boone County in the next Leg
islature will speak.
The two candidates for Congress
from this district, Dorsey W. Shackle-
ford and Johu R. Thomas, arc not
expected to be here. County Treas
urer George E. Thomson will preside.
The speakers are: for coroner, B. F.
Baker, Virgil Potts, W. H. Vande
Venter; for public administrator, D.
W. B. Kurtz. Jr., E. T. Martin; for
treasurer, George E. Thomson; for as
sessor, P. II. Sapp; for sheriff, F. C.
Bradford, Ed. G. Davis, Louis N.
Hickam, P. T. King, Robert Maddex,
T. Fred Whiteside3, R. M. Wyatt; for
prosecuting attorney, W. M. Dlnwid
die, Emmet C. Anderson; for judge
of county court, northern district,
Frank L. Gibbs, James T. Stockton,
Ben Tate; for representative, Ben M.
Anderson, Richard Cook, W. H. Sapp.
There will be four polling places
in Columbia tomorrow, all of which
will be at the county courthouse.
These will all be located on the first
floor one in the east wing, one in
the farmer's room, one In the center
of the corridor and the other prob
ably In the vault of the sheriff's of
fice. The polls under the new pri
mary law of the state will open at
sunrise and close at sunset.
There are nine precincts in Co
lumbia Township; Columbia No. 1, 2,
3 and 4, Prairie Grove, Browns Sta
tion Xo. 1, Harg, Murry, and Prathers
ville. However, a voter is not com
pelled to vote at his nearest polling
place. Any resident of this town
ship may vote at any precinct he
There will be separate tickets for
each of six parties Democratic, Re
publican. Progressive, Prohibition, So
cialist and Socialist-Labor. The voter
must state to the clerk which ticket
he wants to vote. Every voter must
vote the ticket of the party to which
he belongs. The law provides that
if a voter votes the ticket of one
party when he is known by the judge
to be affiliated with another party
he must take an oath to support the
ticket he votes in the primary at the
There are 34 voting precincts in
Boone County nine in Columbia
Township, four in Bourbon, four In
Rocky Fork, three In Missouri, four
in Perche and nine in Cedar.
Since Satunlai's report moderate to
heavy showers have fallen In Colorado,
southern Utah, western Louisiana, anil on
the Texas coast. Dry, hot weather, how
eer. has continued In the middle western
grain states, and western cotton belt.
The temperatures at 7 a. m. this morn
lug was Ml decrees or higher in all cities
from the Cult up the Mississippi Valley
to St. Louis, and thence northeastward
to Chicago anil Detroit.
The pressure In the southeastern part
of the country has changed hut little,
nt on the other hand it lias markedly in
creased over the l'lalns and Mississippi
Valley. While this arrangement of at
mospheric, pressure Is nut favorahle for
breaking the drought. It will likely re
Milt In slightly cooler weather in .Mis
souri during the next twenty four hours.
The highest temperature In Columld i
jesterday was a", and the lowest last
night was 74; precipitation. Oil; relative
humidity 2 p. in. jesterday, 41 per cent.
A je.ir ago yesterday the highest tem
perature was Iti, and the lowest 72; pre
Troop F of the Fifth En
gages Bandits Below Fort
WON'T CROSS BORDER
American Force in Pursuit
Told Not to Go Over
Sun rose today, o:ir a. m. Sun sets,
7:22 p. m.
Moon sets S:00 p. m.
The Temperatures Today.
7 a. in 78 11 a. m 95
8 a. m 83 12 ra 97
9 a. m 88 1 .p. m 97
10 a. m- 92 2 p. m 97
TAKE YOUR PICK IN THE HEAT
Thermometers Downtown Register
Nearly Anithing You Dclre.
It is the thermometer that makes
you hot, according to a University
teacher. If so, the extent to which
you feel the heat depends somewhat
upon which one of these heat indi
cators you consult. Out of five ther
mometers in Columbia, only two reg
istered the same today.
At 10 o'clock this morning the
thermometer at Rummans' Lunch
Room registered 93 degrees, at 12
it stood at 98 and at 2 o'clock at 100.
The one at the Xew York Store reg
istered the same. At Matthews Hard
ware store the thermometer stood at
93. 97 and 100 degrees at these three
hours; at the same time the one at
the Columbia Drug Company regis
tered 94, 98 and 98 degrees. The one
on the Boone County Trust Company
beat them all, showing 98 degrees at
10 o'clock, 104 at 12 and 102 at 2
o'clock. The thermometers were all
in the shade.
liy United Press.
EL PASO, July 31. Two Americans
were killed in a clash between a de
tachment of Troop F, Fifth U. S. Cav
alry, and a party of .Mexican bandits
at the Sanchez ranch, one and a half
miles below Fort Hancock early to
day. Five of the Mexicans, nearly half
of the band, were killed in the run
ning fight which followed the bandits'
resistance to arrest.
Three troops ot cavalry ordered
from Fort Bliss to pursue the escap
ing bandits were afterwards ordered
held back. Pursuit of the bandits
across the border line was contem
plated for a time.
Robert Wood, a customs inspector,
was one of the first killed in the en
gagement. Private John J. Twomey
also was killed, and Sergeant Lewis
Townsend was wounded. The accu
racy of the American cavalry took a
heavy toll among the Mexicans.
3 Months for Military Training.
I'.y I'nlted Press.
EL PASO, July 31. Three months,
it is estimated, will be required for
completion ot a course of training for
the militiamen in the El Paso mili
tary district projected in orders re
ceived here today. Army officers per
sist it will mean the militia would re
main on the border for the next three
JEFFERSON CITY BECOMES QUIET
BROWNS IN, 10 TO 5
Boonville the Loser Taylor
Relieves Caldwell and
CLEARS WAY FOR OEUTSCHLANIi
Tujr Starts Removal of Barges Ob
structing the U-Boat's Passage.
BALTIMORE, July 31. The tug
Thomas F. Timmlns this afternoon
started its engines and began clearing
away the barges obstructing the pas
sage of the German submarine Deutsch
land, now snuggling at the foot of
Andre street. There is every indica
tion of immediate departure.
The Bremen will reach the 3-mile
limit tonight and then, or early to
morrow morning, the Deutschland
will go down the bay.
This prediction was made by a mem
ber of the big U-boat's crew In saying
"Auf wiedersehen" to a friend today.
A. C. Gwlnn Has Minor Ojieration.
A. C. Gwinn, a Summer Session stu
dent, underwent an operation on his
throat at Parker Memorial Hospital
last Friday. Mr. Gwin was also suffer
ing from an Infected knee and was com
pelled to have it lanced. He has since
been taken to his rooming house and
Is expected to recover within two
The Browns struck -their stride
again yesterday afternoon and staged
another coirieback. defeating Boon
ville 10 to 5. The last game with
Boonville, played there on July 16,
was won by Boonville by a score of 8
to 6. The game yesterday was fea
tured by brilliant stick work at sev
eral stages of the play and by the
clever baserunning of Foster, who had
three stolen bases chalked up to his
Caldwell started out in the box, but
was relieved in the fifth inning by
Manager Taylor, who held the visitors
hitlcss until the ninth, when Boon
ville added another hit and run to its
score. The slugging of Rutledge also
looked like the big league variety
when he poled one home-run and one
two-bagger out of three times up.
Yesterday's box score:
COLUMMA AD. K. II. O. A. E
I.lgon. ss. 4 0 0 0 4 1
Foster. 2b. 3 1 0 2 C 0
Wlneg.ir. e. .". 2 S X 2 1
Dlmiold. rf. 4 2 2 10 0
Mason, lb. 4 2 3 10 1 1
Kutledgc. If. 3 2 2 10 1
Taylor. f and p. .T 0 0 12 0
Caldwell, p. 2 10 0 10
Davis. 3b. 3 0 0 12 0
Vnirt. f. 2 0 0 10 0
Officials ('o Home to Vote State Sal
aries Are Paid Early.
Ily United Press.
JEFFERSOX CITY, July 31 Jef
ferson City is deserted of state of
ficials, and there are very few de
partmental clerks left In the city.
Governor Major was here during the
morning, but later in the day he left
for Bowling Green, where he will vote
The superintendent of public
schools, Howard A. Gass, is the only
official in the city. The state audi
tor was so accommodating this month
that he issued the warrants for the
salaries for July last night, and ev
erybody went to the treasury depart
ment and received his full month's
salary'- This was unusual, but It en
abled the office seekers and their
backers in the departments to get
home and do a little eleventh-hour
FORMER M. U. TRACK STAR DIES
53 10 11 27 17 4
AR. R. H. O. A. E
3 1 13 0 0
3 0 0 0 3 0
4 O O 2 .1 1
4 0 0 11
llarnes 31i. ,
Johnson, e. 4
Cantner. rf. 4
Soph, p. 4
1 (I 0 :t 1
2 10 0 O
13 4 0 1
O 0 4 2 1
Totals 37 5 C 24 13 IS
Summary llarned rims HoonvIIIe, 2:
Itrowns. 7 .Two-base hits Wlnegar 1,
Itutledge 1. Three-base hits Mason I.
Wlnas 1. Home-runs Itutledge 1. I5.ie
on h.ills-off Caldwell 1. Taylor 1. Dago
2. Struck out by Caldwell 4. Taylor 1,
Dago 2. Doulde plays WInegar to Ma
son to Winecar 1. Dago to Soph 1. Left
on bases HoonvIIIe 5, Ilrowns fi. Wild
pitch Taylor 1. Passed halls w Inegar
1. Hit by pitcher Foster. First base on
errors off Ilrowns. 3: off HoonvIIIe, s.
Pitching Keeoril nve nits ami lour ran.
off Caldwell in four Innings. One hit
and one run off Taylor In live inning".
nru hits nnrt two runs off Digo In
1-3 Innings. Eight lilts and eight runs
off Sonh in . z-3 innings, .m
(M. Umpire, Price.
Robert Jlonroe, Here One Semester,
Was Prominent us a Freshman.
Word has been received by George
Stout, 613 Turner avenue, of the death
of Robert Monroe, a freshman track
star in the University in 1914-15.' Mr.
Monroe came to the University from
Hale, Mo., and remained here only one
semester. Last year he attended the
University of Michigan and was promi
nent In track athletics there. Mr. Mon
roe's brother, William, who lives at
Bosworth, Mo Is -a sotl-In-law of Mr.
Stout. Xo details of the death have
1SI ARE DEAD IN FOREST FIRE
Railway Communication Willi North
nay, Ontario, Nearly Restored.
Ity United Tress.
MONTREAL, Canada. July 31. Re
ports at noon from Xorth Bay, On
tario, say 184 bodies have been recov
ered from the forest fire district.
The 'fire was completely drenched
by heavy rains last night and railway
communication Is expected to be re
newed this afternoon.
To Show Motor Cars at Fair.
L. T. Hudson of the Hudson-Phil
lips Motor Car Company has brought
two cars to Columbia for exhibition
at the Boone County Fair. One Is a
touring sedan and the other a touring
car. There arc five cars on exhi
bition on the fairgrounds, these and
endancejthrce Co,c carg
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