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THE DAILY MISSOURIAN
Published ettry evening- (except Saturday
and Sunday) and Sunday morning by
The3IUourlan Association, Incorporat
ed, Columbia, Mo.
Address all communications to
THE DAILY MISSOURIAN
Office: Virginia Building, Downstairs
' Phones: Business, 55; Kews, 274.
Entered at tlie postofflce, Colombia, Mo.,
as second-class mall.
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lng. New York; l'eoples Gas Building, Chi
cago. MAY THE PEOPLE RULE!
War with all its horrors has been
brought to our shores. Despite the
President's efforts and the people's
fervent hopes against war, it has been
forced on us by a predatory oversea
power and we have accepted the
challenge we have chosen our only
alternative. Every citizen of the
nation, man, woman or child can do
a portion toward conserving the en
ergies of the country and increasing
its strength in this hour of trial. Let
no one fail.
Democracy and autocracy are
struggling in a death grapple. Hay
the sceptre of right and justice pre
vail in the hands of the people and
thus hasten the day of the federation
of the world.
Eastern newspapers and magazines
find a great deal of delight in car
tooning the Middle West as asleep to
the seriousness of the international
situation. Evidently they forget that
there are other means of showing pa
triotism than by displaying a flag in
every conspicuous place and shouting
with feverish excitement on the street
corners about the "call of the nation."
The Middle West has always equaled
the occasions in the past, and it will
do so again.
MOBILIZING OUR RESOURCES
The mobilization of troops is not
the only form necessary for the prep
aration which the United States
There must be a mobilizing of our
resources. President Wilson in his
war message to Congress made clear
the necessity for the assembling of
the wealth of the country in the sen
tence, "It will involve the crgani
zation and mobilization of nil of the
material resources of the country to
supply the materials of war and serve
the incidental needs of the nation in
the most abundant, and 'vet the most
economical and efficient way pos
sible." Wars are lost for want of food,
clothing and other necessities of life.
Preparedness does not mean men,
guns, aeroplanes nor guns alone, but
it means wheat, corn, bread, clothing,
shoes everything that is needed by
those who are engaged In the war
and those who are left b2hind.
Reports come.out from Germany of
food riots: the people are starving.
Germany apparently has men and mu
nition but not the one fundamental
for success food.
The mobilization of our material
resources means an increase in the
acreage of all grains that will pro
duce food for man or beast, an in
crease in the manufacture of canned
goods and other food products, a sav
ing of waste in manufacture. By the
use of gold we have gained through
the European struggle we can give
financial aid to the Allies, but what
they need most are our material re
sources. Not a vacant inch should be found ;
food should be produced everywhere.
The wheels of industry must be set
spinning to the utmost capacity, and
those manufacturing products of less
importance should turn their ener
gies to the making of products more
vital and essential to the welfare of
Patriotism has its various forms of
display. To the average person it is
the man who marches to the front
who is the personification of patriot
ism and he is but there are others.
The man in the field, in the factory,
in the forge room and on the supply
train is performing just as great an
act of patriotism as the soldier. True
it is that his life is not so much en
dangered, but it is upon him that the
life of the man at the front depends,
The mobilization of resources must
begin sow every vacant lot and acre,
speed up the wheels of manufacture,
utilize all waste products and stand
ready to throw your every energy in
the great bringing together of the
Along with the egg show which is
to be given in May, there might be
held a potato festival, an onion fete
and a vegetable fair.
The United States, with its two liv
ing former presidents, has nothing on
Russia, which has a former Czar.
THE' AMERICAN WAR MONTH
With the declaration by Congress
that a state of war exists with Ger
many, another mark must be placed
on the American war record for Ap
ril. This month the period when
nature is at her best has been an
ominous one in American History.
All the important wars of our nation
were begun in April, and many other
important events have occured dur
ing this month.
From behind rocks, trees and fences
the American minutemen "fired the
shot heard round the world" on Ap
ril 19, 1775, and thus started the Rev
olution. Just nine years later, to the
day. General Washington proclaimed
the war at an end. The embargo
Fine White and
'ir Ste Stones "
Custom Tailored "Class"
At Your Price
Yoi don't have to pay a premium to
be well dretted in our atora.
The price you have already decided
to pay for your new Spring cult will
buy made-to-measure, hand tailored
ChooMc from oar SOO tint fab
ric. Pick (A f I hat mitt
you but. It csU no more.
CONTINENTAL TAILORING IS
"ALWAYS A STEP AHEAD"
S North Nlnlh HI.
Cleaning, I'rratlnc, Itrpalrlnc
STEPHENS JUNIOR COLLEGE
Fully Accredited as a Junior College by the University of Missouri and other standard institutions
The following statistics show the remarkable growth of Stephens College in resident en
rollment and educational standards since its standardization as a Junior College in 1912:
1913-14 Increase in enrollment over preceeding year 100
1914-15 Increase in enrollmtnt over preceeding year 15
1915-16 Increase in enrollment over preceeding year 25
1 9 16-17 Registration closed August 1 , 1 9 1 6, with dormitories filled to capacity
The enrollment of 1916-17shows an increase of over 180 over the enrollmentof 1912-13
Eighty-five per cent of present enrollment are graduates of accredited four-year high schools
. The number of graduates from the literary department has increased 227 per cent.
The number of students matriculating from accredited high schools has increased 200.
One-fifth of the students in the literary department are honor graduates from accredited
four-year high schools. For catalog and information address
JAMES M. WOOD, A. B., B. S. University of Missouri
A. M., Columbia University
THE TiAlLY MISSOUBIAS, FRIDAY
which brought about the War of 1812
was established in April of that year.
The first hostilities of both Mexican
struggles occured in April, one in 1S46
and the other in 19U. Fort Sumter
was fired on April 12, 1861. and on the
9th of April, four years later, General
Lee surrendered to the Union forces.
One the fateful April 19. the Spanish
American Was was really begun, for
on. that datlof 189S, Congress au
thorized President McKInley to take
measures to free Cuba.
Again April has brought strife to
1 '.UTt fH JP7
F some folks changed their
own temDYments they'd
be better satisfied with those
of their neighbors'. (f-
A neighborly idea pass
our tin cf VELVET.
Wjmdwrs , mqp stBa-
"Betty to the Rescue
A Gripping Story of
Irene Fenwick and Owen Moore In
"A GIRL LIKE THAT"
Sermon by Rev. A. W. Taylor on
"Jesus the Carpenter ' '
Chorus directed by CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Miss Myrtle Parker 7:30 P. M. TONIGHT
E VEXING, APRIL
the United States, after all efforts
for peace and neutrality have failed.
Again a united nation will fight
the principles believed to be right,
for the rights of humanity and
bring about peace. No stain will be
left on the American record.
Easter Is Near
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olMPOBIED and DOMESTIC tobaccos-Blended
Col. Spec. Chesterfield 1
Easter Plants and Flowers
For the accommodation, of our patrons who desire to select
Easter Flowers and Plants, we will have a complete display at
Palmer-Johnson's Hardware Store on Thursday, Friday and
Columbia Floral Company
JS Phone 624
&r Day & night service
20c for one or two passengers,
10c each additional passenger.
1 he Long Island College Hospital
BRpOKLYN. N. Y.
FDUR year medic-l course for the M. D. degree Two
years erf college work required for entrance. Exeep
t'racal cunical, hospital and laboratory facilities. Largest
College Hospital .nd endowed dispensary in the United
States. Unusual opportunities in greater New York. Foe
particular, wnte to Otto von Huffman, M. D- S-
tary of Faculty. Henry and Amity Sis., Brooklyn. N
DOES YOUR WATCH.
CLOCK OR JEWELRY
If yon bring jour repair
work to ns it will b re
turned promptly in perfect
condition. All work guar
Columbia Hat Co.
All kinds of hats cleaned,
blocked and retrimmed.
Hats cleaned and blocked
Let us fix up that felt hat
for you. We guarantee
all our work.
Shoe Shine 5c
(Except on Sundays
jnl "aj-TTtOl --"" "w- ." jfy-fr
free of charga
8th and Cherry Bowling Lbr. Co. Phone No. 2
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Satistv a new
It is Chesterfields or nothing if you want
this nea kind of enjoyment in cigarette smok
ing. Besides doing the usual thing of pleas
ing the taste, they do the one thing you've
always vished for in a cigarette
Chesterfields let you bioxs you are smoking
they "SATISFT' J But they're mild, too!
Pure, natural, Imported and Domestic
tobaccos blended in a nrx way that's how
it's done. And the blend can't be copied.
Try Chesterfields. TODAY.
J. G. LONG
Justice of the Peace
Rooms 316 and 318
Will call for your
Family washing satisfac
torily and cheaply done.
12 S. 7th Phone 745
Operated under license issued
by State Board of Examiners.
Guaranteed to stop excessive
falling hair, itching scalp and
dandruff Jor'money'refunded. X
J. E. BARNETT
Phone 779 Green
18th St. and Waihington Ave.
St. Louis j
A Refined Hotel for Your
Mother. Wife and Sister
Room with Private Bath
1.50. S2.00. S2.50. 3.00
$7.sa a on 23 ;n u no
Room viUwutbath. 1 and! 1.50
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