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COLUMBiA, .MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 1, 1917.
DRAFT BOARD ITS
FOR COJPLETE LIST
At Least Two Days Needed
to Make Out Official
Boone County Roll.
MAKING TWO COPIES
Another Physician to Be Se
lected Members Act as
Notices to appear before the local
Exemption Board for examination will
not be sent until Friday, according to
E. C. Anderson, chairman of the board.
He announced this afternoon that the
lists will not be finished until Friday
The Boone County Exemption Board
this morning decided to postpone the
meeting of the board until all the lists
are complete. Two stenographers
are at work on the lists today. One
will be made for the sheriff's office
and one for the use of local news
papers. Sheriff T. Fred Whitesides
says that it will take at least two
days for the completion of these lists.
Great care must be exercised and the
lists must be inspected and verified
by the board.
The board will hold a meeting be
fore sending out the first call for men
to appear before it to apply for ex
emption. The meeting will probably
be held tomorrow and the first notices
will be sent out immediately after
ward. One of the most important
matters which the board will take up
is the selection of another physician to
assist in giving the physical examina
tions. Dr. W. R. Shaefer has been
mentioned for the place.
According to a communication from
Provost Marshal General Crowder, 160
men from Boone County will be taken,
not including those who have enlisted
in the army and navy up to the pres
ent time. The Provost Marshal also
announces that all members of local
exemption boards will be empowered
to act as notary publics and may take
the oath of those who apply for ex
emption. This will save registrants
having to pay money out to notary
MISS MOLLY HODGE IS DEAD
Boone County Woman Was S!) Years
Miss Molly Hodge died at her home
five miles north of Columbia at 8:30
o'clock last night" She was S9 years
old. Miss Hodge had been making her
home with her two nephews, George
F. Thomson and Will Thomson, for
the last few years.
Miss Hodge was born in Mount
Sterling. Ky., and moved with her
father and mother to Missouri in
1857, where she has lived ever since.
She was the daughter of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Lou Hodge. Her mother
was Mr. Hodge's first wife. She was
a member of the Okland Christian
Miss Hodge is survived by two
brothers. Col. Eli Hodge of Columbia
and J. E. Hodge of El Centre, Cal.,
and three nephews, George F. Thom
son, Frank Thomson, and Will Thom
son, all living near Columbia.
The funeral services will be held
at the home at 9 o'clock tomorrow
morning. Burial will be in the Co
DOUBLE WEDDING HERE TODAY
Ashland Conples Are Married By the
Rev. T. W. Young This Afternoon.
A double wedding ceremony was
performed at 4 o'clock this afternoon
by the Rev. T. W. Young, when he
united in marriage Wayne Drake
Martin of Ashland and Miss Dorothy
Pauley of Deer Park; and Robert
Johnson Jones and Miss Estelle Mar
tin of Ashland. Mr. Martin and Miss
Martin arc the son and daughter of
A. G. Martin. Miss Pauley is the
daughter of Judge J. S. Pauley of
Deer Park. Mr. Jones is the son of J.
". T. GENTRY MILL SPEAK
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elided at weekly Luneiieoii.
N. T. Gentry will be the speaker at
the luncheon of the Commercial Club j Miss Florence Holborn, daughter of
at the Robinson boarding house on . Henry Holborn of the Holborn Studio,
East Broadway tomorrow. He willwas married Sunday to William
discuss the functions of the County ( Gamm at Fredericktown. Mr. Gamm
Council of Defense. ; js draughtsman for the Mine La Mote
3Irs. Walter Williams Relnrns.
Mrs. Walter Williams and Miss
Helen Williams returned this after
noon from Chicago, where Mrs
Hams went for medical treatment,
2(5 WOMEN REGISTER TODAY
Columbia National .Senlee Xow lists
4SS $37.77 Obtained In Fees.
Twenty-six women had signed up for
national service at 4 o'clock this aft
ernoon at the second registration held
today in the Thilo Building, bringing
the total registration for Columbia up
to 4SS. The money obtained from the
registration fees for both days is $37.
77. This includes fees from some of
the counties as well as from Columbia.
That the seeming lack of interest in
today's registration is due to the lack
of publicity given it, is the opinion of
those in charge of registration. How
ever, the last half hour before 4
o'clock, the women began to come in
large numbers and two-thirds of the
entire day's results were obtained
then. Reports from the county are
not in yet.
The registration took place from 9
o'clock this morning until 5 o'clock
this afternoon. Miss Frances Denny
had charge of the table this morning
and Mrs. J. X. Belcher and Mrs. J. R.
Thomas this afternoon.
SENATE JOTES OR!
Prohibition Amendment Is
Passed This Afternoon bv
65 to 20 Vote.
The Senate at 1:30 o'clock this aft
ernoon toted, Ci to 20, in faior of a
constitutional prohibition amendment.
The lote came after a long and heated
debate. The amendment Mill now fro
to the House, li passed by the
House, the amendment must be rati
fied iiltliiii the next six jears by two
thirds of the states to become a part
of the constitution.
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WASHINGTON, August 1. The
Senate rejected, 62 to 4, the Hardwick
"bone dry" amendment to the Shep
pard prohibition amendment to the
Constitution. It would have prohib
ited the purchase or use of alcoholic
The Senate voted, 56 to 23, to adopt
the Harding amendment providing
that the prohibition amendment to
the Constitution shall be inoperative
unless ratified by two-thirds of the
states within six years.
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WASHINGTON. August 1. John
Barleycorn was oratorically lauded,
lambasted, praised and peppered in
rapid-fire Senate debate this after
noon preceding the upper house's
vote at 4 o'clock on the constitutional
amendment making the United States
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WASHINGTON, August 1. Yielding
to President Wilson's demand for
elimination of the so-called Congres
sional War Committee, the House and
Senate conferees on the Food Control
Bill complied with the President's
wishes this afternoon.
GOOD EXHIBIT BY MANUAL ARTS
Nou'l Features Are Shown Carl le
School Children Contribute.
The exhibit showing the develop
ment of the time-piece from the rush
light to the modern spring clock is
one of the many interesting and novel
exhibits in the primary and interme
diate handwork rooms in the Gordon
Hotel Building, which have been visit-
ey by a large number of people in
the last two days.
The children of the Carlyle School
contributed a simple apparatus show
ing the two motions of the earth which
was put in with the exhibit of time
The newest ideas in the primary
work are the pictures made of torn
paper, the wooden mechanical toys,
and the baskets made of dried blue
grass and lily leaves. There are doll
houses, stocking dolls, paper dolls,
woven rugs and model farms.
In the intermediate work the card
board cases, pads and full bound books
were skillfully and artistically made.
Outline maps, dough maps and pro
duce posters were shown.
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plarriatre of Photographer's Daughter
Took Place last Sunday,
Lead Company. Mrs. Holborn and her
daughter have been spending the
summer at Fredericktown. The wed
ding was attended by Mr. and Mrs.
Holborn and Mr. and Mrs. Cnrlin of
St. Louis. -i
COMPANY F ORDERED
Captain Major Receives In
structions to Leave Co
lumbia Next Day.
NEEDS 10 MORE MEN
Soldiers Will Be Sworn Into
Federal Service at
Company F, the Columbia company
belonging to the Fourth .Missouri In
fantry, National Guard, has received
orders from the War Department, to
mobilize at their armory Sunday, Aug
ust o, and to entrain at 1:30 p. m.
Monday over the Katy Railway for
Nevada, where the entire regiment
will be mobilized.
When the regiment arrives at Ne
vada, it will be equipped with cloth
ing and supplies of all kinds. The
soldiers will be inoculated against ty
phoid, and vaccinated against small
pox. A physical examination will be
made by officers of the regular Unit
ed States Army. After the men have
satisfactorily passed this examination,
they will be sworn into Federal 'Serv
ice. Captain E. B. Major said this morn
ing that his company at present con
sisted of only 140 men and that he had
places for ten more men. If the com
pany is not recruited to war strength
before reaching Nevada, drafted men
will probably be placed in these com'
Over one-half of the members of
Company F have seen service on the
Mexican border. Several former
members of this company are train
ing to be reserve officers at Fort Ri
lay, Kan. A company fund is being
started this afternoon to buy many
necessities that arc not furnished by
the Government. The Fourth Regi
ment will go from Nevada to Fort Sill,
Okla., for training before embarking
for foreign service.
Says War Plan Has No Aims
of Ambitious Schemes of
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COPENHAGEN', August 1. Kaiser
Wilhelm disclaims all ideas of ambi
tious schemes of conquest as war aims
in his annual war anniversary procla
mation, part of the text of which was
received here today. "We must con
tinue the fight and continue to furnish
arms," he said, "but our people may
rest assured that German blood and
bravery have not been gambled with
for a shadow of ambition or schemes
of conquest and subjugation but in de
fense of a strong and free empire in
which all our children may live in se
curity. "The enemy is stretching out his
hands toward German territory," the
kaiser continued, "but he will never
have it. Many nations continue Jo en
ter the war against us, but this does
not frighten us. We know our
strength and are determined to use it.
We stand erect at the year's close.
Immovable, victorious, intrepid. Our
trials await us but we shall meet them
with grave mien and full faith."
At the same time the kaiser issued
a special separate proclamation to the
German army and navy, concluding,
"The Lord God will be with us. In the
mighty battles of the west you of the
army remain masters of the situation;
our navy threatens the enemy's very
'OPE WANTS "CHRISTIAN PEACE
Will Xot Ally Himself with German
Catholic Partj's Plans.
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ROME, August 1. Pope Benedict
is not supporting any peace plans
which the German Catholic party or
its leader, Matthaias Erzberger, may
be agitating. Those close to the Vat
ican declared today that the Pope had
been extremely careful not to commit
himself to any particular peace plan
or permit his sympathies to incline to
any particular group of peace agi
tators. Vatican officials admitted, however,
that the Pope is striving for a "just
and Christian peace," but not through
any of these agencies of others.
Lutheran Services Sunday.
Lutheran services will be held in
the Y. M. C. A. Auditorium at 7:45
o'clock next Sunday nicht The sub-
ject of the sermon will be: "Jesus,
Kj v Divine night."
Many Customers Do Not
Ask Merchants to Deliver
YET SOME REFUSE
Several Grocers See Little
Change and Expect to
The Retail Merchants Association
will meet at 2 o'clock tomorrow after
noon to discuss the delivery of parcels
within the city.
An increase In the number of pack
ages carried home by buyers has been
reported by eight out of thirteen
stores visited in Columbia.
"Twenty-five per cent of our cus
tomers now carry their own pack-' sun rises todav, 5:io a
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bi toit,iaiiy mi; Biuau ui.ca, aaiu
E. G. McAllister, manager of Hetz
ler's Meat Market. Robert Rogers
said that 20 per cent of his customers
now carry their small packages. How
ever, he added, some people refuse to
do this. At one place Saturday the
market made six deliveries amounting
to less than one dollar.
J. W. Robinson says that there is a
marked Increase in the number of
packages carried by the consumer.
"The campaign is good, but it is
only half begun. If people want a
real saving they ought to put things
on a cash basis. The grocer who cred
its his customers must charge enough
for the goods to git Interest on his
capital. Cash payment would enable
the merchant to knock off a per cent
of the price."
The Sunnyside Grocery is not In
favor of having people carry their
own packages. J. G. Armistead, man
ager, said, "The people are willing to
pay for it, and we are willing to de
liver. Why talk about conservation
in deliveries when there are carnivals
and picture shows and circuses. It
people are willing to pay for deliver',
we will deliver."
A. R. Lyon's grocery has noticed no
change in the number of packages be
ing carried by the consumer. They
too wish to deliver as long as the
people are willing to pay.
The drug store is a place where
least change is noticed. A call to the
drug store is generally an emergency
call. B. H. Taylor of Peck's Drug
Store, said that people now telephone
to ask if they will deliver as much
as fifteen cents worth, when formerly
they merely ordered it to be sent out.
W. C Knight of the Drug Shop said.
"we have noticed no change, but this
is a hard time to determine because
so many people are out of town fcr,than a vast majority of the
.- ouumi..-.. iue ..aim ui ordering
everything sent out is so firmly fixed
that it will take a long time to edu-
t-aiu ihu peupie to a new system.
While the dry goods stores do not
report a big change, T. O. Robinson,
of Robinson and Boswell, says that
there is some change. Victor Barth
says that people are conscious of the
campaign. At Strawn-Neate's it was
said many persons offered to carry
The Western Union reports no in
crease in their messenger business.
However, they do not believe that peo
ple will carry their own packages, so !
if the grocers do not deliver the mes
senger boy will become the delivery
Wants Discount for Carrying Parcels.
"On the initiative of the American
Woman Suffrage Association, and un
der the leadership of Mrs. Newton D.
Baker, wife of the Secretary of War,
the women in Washington have start
ed a campaign for discounts in return
for bundles carried home.
These women will adopt the slogan.
"Carry Your Own", urged by the Com
mercial Economy Board of the Council
of National Defense upon the mer
chants and people of the country, but
they do not purpose to do so merely t
for the sake of Increasing the nrofits i
of the merchanti.
This platform ha's been adopted by i
the women and Indorsed by several ' The farmers are feeding high-priced ( afternodn because fighting men can
other organizations: feed-stuffs to their cows to take the not swln in charging the foe. A night
"That the consumer be granted, in place of grass. ; long rain transformed all or Flanders
some form of discount, a just propor-1 The retail price of butter has not , into a muddy marsh. The country is
tion of the savinr which accrues when been raised. ; barely above sea level. Shell holes
the customer carries the Durchases. I
'That customers should carry all
the smaller purchases.
"That there be no special or accom -
modation deliveries without extra
m,,,. .!, ,.,m,
"That the return privilege be climi-
nated as far as possible, the time
it to be restricted to forty-eight hours,
and the customer to bear the expense
of the return.
I or Columbia and Vicinity: Loral thnn
derMiouers tills afternoon or tonleht cool,
er. Thursday generally lair and cooler.
For Missouri: Local thundershowers thi
afternoon or tonight; somewhat cooler to
nleht north and nest portions. Thursday
generally fair; cooler east and south por
The he-.it wave has been broken anil
drought conditions are snmraliu muiLr.
ated In the plain states and upper Missis,
sippl alley, showers, rrom one-half to one
Inch, haying fallen over northwestern parts
if Teias and Oklahoma, anil southern Kan
sas, aiso in eastern South Dakota; and
light showers along the Kansas and Mis
souri border, and thence northward orer
ia. .Minnesota, eastern South Dakota
....' , y WM'her continues from the
.Mississippi inter eastward, but a high
pressure wave Is approaching from the
northwest which will give some relief
from the heat during the succeeding thirty-six
In Columbia the weather will lie gent-rally
fair and cooler during the next day
r two, probably preceded by showers this
(ternoon or tonight.
The highest teuinerainre tn ruintni.ii
yesterday was 102 and the lowest last night
ii , precipnaiion u.uu; relative lilimtil
ty - p. ui. yesterday 31 per cent. A rear
ago yesterday the highest temperature
was 100 and the lowest 74; nri-,ii,li:,il,,n
in. Nun sets,
Moon sets 3:07 a. m.
The Temperatures Today.
7 a. m. 7! 11 a. in. Ki
s a. in. 7S li (noon) s
U n. in. SO 1 ji. in. ss
111 a. in. S3 2 p. m. SI
Heat Ware Kills 832.
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NEW YORK, August 1. Reportilfto
the United Press from throughout the
country showed the following toll
from the heat wave at 1 o'clock this
afternoon: Deaths, 332; prostrations,
21 l)Ie of Heat In Chicago.
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CHICAGO, Aug. 1. Twenty-four
deaths and scores of prostrations was
the toll early today of the heat wave
which the weather man says will be
broken this afternoon.
Frost at Yellowstone Park.
By United Press
CODY, Wyo., August 1. Frost was
reported at Yellowstone Park this
Late War Developments De
mand Vessels at Once,
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WASHINGTON, August 1. Both
steel and wooden ships must be built,
and quickly. Rear Admiral Capps,
chairman of the Emergency 'Fleet
Corporation, told shipbuilders here
today. "Matters brought to my at
tention only this morning indicate
vital importance pressing this con-
struction program," Capps said. "We
are in tnIs war far more seriouslv
reaIi,e." it was Rear Admiral Capps'
first public utterance since taking
harge or the shjp bui,ding work for
The meeting of the shipbuilders was
called by Chairman Hurley of the
Shipping Board following reports i
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gain more prontaoie scneuuies.
"Every ounce of our strength must
go into the prosecution of this pro
gram," Capps said. "The merits of
wooden and steel ships have nothing
to do with the case. Both classes are
important in the situation
111 PIE GOES UP
One Dairy Advances CostT , , T
, -T- rr i r tM Meusc, between Avaucourt and
from Nine to Twelve Cents Hll, NU 304, the Cerman3 attacked
a CjUart. positions we captured July 17, send-
ing their waves forward after several
One of the largest dairies of Co-1 days of artillery preparation," the re-
lumbia raised the price of milk from '
9" to 12 cents a quart today. Cream ,
was raised from 9 cents a half pint
to 12 cents. Ice cream went up 25
cents a gallon. The reason for the
advance is the lack of grass on ac-
"m1 of the dry weather.
Tne receipts of cream have fallen
off 50 per cent in the last few weeks.
j (-. Wright to Ghc Lecture Tonight.
I . mil,.ted lecture on "The
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;Prdu.c.tiv,Sp Vocational U"
c3"011 wl delivered at M
'clock t0night 'n lhe,Wter Au-;the
llm-,mlor,um " J- "'" """ " '".amy tne greatest quantity of gas ever
charge of the manual and vocational
training In the Kansas City public
NEV ALLIED DRIVE
British and French Consoli
date Gains Teuton Coun
ter Attack Fails.
HILL 304 CAPTURED
Artillery Eradicates All
Trace of German Trenches
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LONDON, August 1. A deluge of
rain that turned the historical mud
of Flanders into a sticky ooze ham
pered the British drive today. Field
Marshal Haig reported all gains had
been consolidated during the night
and all German counter-attacks had
been repulsed. The only offensive
fighting reported was in the nature
of "minor operations" south of the
Ypres-Comines Canal, where British
positions were improved.
"Hostile counter-attacks yesterday
afternoon and evening on our new-
positions around La Basseville and
north to the Ypres-Comines Canal
were repulsed," Haig declared. "In
the neighborhood of the Ypres-Roul-ers
IUilrcad our artillery crushed a
German counter-attack at night. A
heavy rain has been falling since ear
ly yesterday afternoon."
With such extensive gains on the
British and French fronts registered
in their initial effort, utmost energy
was required for consolidating the
positions against counter-attacks.
What brought favorable comment
here today was the total failure of
all German attacks against the
round won by the drive, and this
despite the fact that all battle front
dispatches agreed the British artil
lery had practically eradicated all
vestige of German trenches and forti
This means, it was pointed out to
day, that the victorious English sol
diers were forced at once to dU;
themselves in and erect strong lines
to hold their gains. The French of
Icial statement detailed how their
troops had likewise consolidated their
gains and also mentioned the torren
r,000 Germans Jlade Prisoners.
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WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES
AFIELD, August 1. Prisoners taken
in the first twenty-four hours of the
great drive probably will reach 5,000
according to estimates today. The
number of Germans being sent behind
I the lines has not yet been fully count
No report has yet been received as
to whether any enemy guns were cap
tured. French Forces Win in Belgium Drhe.
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PARIS, August 1. In "torrential
rains" French forces assisting in the
jjreat drive in Belgium succeeded in
consolidating all ground won yester
day, according to the olficial war of
fice report today. The statement like
wise detailed further advances by
General Petain's troops on another
front the Chemin des Dames.
"On the Aisne front artillery fire
was continued throughout the night,"
his report said. "East of Cerny the
French counter-attacked successfully
Tlicy were able only
to reach some advance trenches of the
first line, where we repulsed them."
British Couldn't SIm and Charge Foe.
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WITH THE BRITISH ARMIES
AFIELD, August 1. The great Flan
ders battle had to come to a pause this
.are filled with water and advancing
becomes as much a matter ' swa
i"12 " wa,Klns-
' Morc than fivc tons of gas was
loosencd by the British against the
German inventors of this weaiwn In
drive last night. This was prob-
used in a single battle. A west wind
made its use particularly favorable
for the British.