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THE DAILY MISSOUBIAN, FBIDAY EYEyiXQ, SEPTEMBER 7, 1917.
TAVERN RECALLS THE DAYS
OF THE EARLY PIONEERS
An atmosphere of the great out-of-doors,
beamed ceilings that recall the
days of the early pioneers, and, in
every detail of its furnishings, the
spirit of Daniel Boone these are out
standing characteristics of Columbia's
new hotel, the Daniel Boone Tavern,
which has just been opened to the
The Daniel Boone Tavern, easily
the most luxurious and expensive
hotel in any city of similar size to
Columbia in this part of the country,
is not like the ordinary hotel. Its
furnishings, its architecture, its gen
eral characteristics are not along the
lines of the ordinary hotel. There Is
lacking the stiffness that Is often
noticed in hotels of similar size.
Entering the lobby from the main
Broadway entrance, one is struck,
first of all, with the completness with
which the idea suggested by the name
of the hotel is carried out. In the
north end of the lobby, in a corner
which Is destined to be used for many
a chat on a wintry day, is a large open
fireplace, finished In rough brick, with
black trimmings just the sort of fire
place that one might have seen In the
main guest room of an old tavern of
early days. On each side of the fire
place is an oak settee, high backed
and big enough, the two of them, to
hold a small party of politlcans, a
group of cross-state tourists, or, on
another occasion, a crowd of young
people who might stop there to en
joy the glow df the log fire before
going to the Gothic ballroom on the
Flavor of Old Days.
In the lobby, one might easily
imagine one's self in a famous old tav
ern of frontier days, were it not for a
modern touch here and there. The
lobby is lighted by an art glass
skylight. On each side of the entrance
doors are pictures of Daniel Boone
worked in colored glass and a re
presentation of his gun and powder
horn. On the right hand side of the
lobby, as seen from the entrance door.
Is a big elk head presented to the
hotel company by E. Wi. Stephens. A
heavily beamed ceiling in this room
'adds to Its attractiveness..
Roomy fumed oak arm chairs are
placed around the lobby, with a set
tee here and there. Bay trees at
intervals, further -add to the charm
and restfulness of the big lounging
room. A telephone system connecting
with every room In the hotel, a
magazine and newspaper stand and
the general office are on the left hand
side of the lobby.
There are many features in the new
hotel building that are absolutely new
the chef (bje has a long list of re
ferences and is mentioned elsewhere
in this edition) there Is a wealth of
appetizing atmosphere in the main
dining room of the tavern. A color
scheme of pink and gold is worked
out in the stenciled decorations of the
dining room. Furniture of gray,
simple and attractive, harmonizes
with the pink color scheme and with
the draperies of Russian leather.
Unique Door Leading Into Ballroom
to Columbia. A hotel ballroom that i Worked in the leather draperies,
Is without an equal anywhere in the which, with Austrian cloth and a low-
state outside of the large cities, a
state suite that compares favorably
with the Presidential suites in the
metropolitan hotels, and o coffee shop
that will be used for popular priced
lunches for business men of the town
as well as for hctel patrons all these
are features that have been well work
ed out. From the lobby one may
enter the dining room, which is
directly back of the lobby on the north
side of the hotel; the men's writing
room, which is on the corner of
Seventh street and Broadway, and the
coffee shop, just east of the lobby.
The Dining Boom.
There is nothing more interesting
to the hotel patron than the dining
room of a hotel, and the builders of
the Daniel Boone Tavern have not
overlooked this fact. In addition to
er sash curtain of lact, make up the
covering of the dining room windows,
are the letters in Old English "D. B.
The kitchen is In the east end of the
building. Here may be found every
facility for the handling of foodstuffs
great stoves, serving tables and
every device seen in the usual big
hotel dining room. A freight elevator
and a small electric lift have been
installed to carry refreshments to the
fifth floor, where the ballroom and
the serving rooms in connection with
it are located.
Drug Store and Coffee Shop.
On the other side of the kitchen
from the lobby is the drug store,
which is finished in a dull mahogany.
Then there Is the coffee shop, which
is directly off the kitchen and also
(We Hold No Clearance Sales)
WE can make you feel as proud as
this young man if you will try
on some of Our Society Brand, Stein
Bloch and Sophmore clothes. They
have the pitch and tension to make
you feel like a real soldier. Belts all
around, Half Belts or Form Fitting.
Typical Young Men's Clothes.
$20.00 to 35.00
Other makes from
$10 to $20
A complete showing of Stetson Hats.
All the shapes and shades made by
Stetson for the Young, Middle Aged
and Matured Men.
Prices range from
$4.00 to $7.50
Other well known makes
$2.00 to $3.50
Our Little Men's Department filled
to the overflow. Men, Young Men
and Little Fellows the Barth Store is
ready for you.
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may be entered from the main lobby
and from a Broadway entrance. The
coffee shop is furnished with mahog
any chairs and white porcelain tables,
and Its direct connection with the
kitchen will make it possible to get
meals there quickly. Loyal Mts
sourians wl'l take especial pride in
this room, which Is finished in gold
ana DiacK, the colors of the Uni
versity of Missouri.
On the west side of tne main lobby
are the men's writing room, the man
agers office" and check rooms. Fumed
oak writing desks and easy chairs are
in the writing room, which is the
best lighted spot on the first floor.
jhc managers oiuce consists or a
suite of three rooms to the north of
the writing room. Just outside the
dining room is the elevator and closo
by are the check stand and clerk's
When plans for the new ttvern
were first discussed there was one
subject which Interested Columbia's
younger social set, and Indeed practic
ally all of the social organizations in
the University. Columbia needed a
good ball room and here was the op
portunity to have the very best. If
there is one place in the entire Daniel
Boone Tavern that has already re
ceived the approval of every visitor
it is the beautiful Gothic ballroom,
finished in fumed oak. A white maple
floor, said to be one of the best
dancing floors in the state, is the
most Important feature of the ball
room. A balcony for orchestra has
been built over the north rnd of the
ballroom. Indirect lighting chande
liers, finished in dull gold, with
electric lights in a candle design, are
hung from the ceiling, ten of them.
The doors which lead into the re
ception room and the serving rooms
just outside are of heavy pieces of
black metal on them to carry out the
Gothic idea. Here, as in the dining
room, are chairs in gray oak, which
harmonize well with the cream
colored walls and dull gold fixtures.
The room extends the length of the
hotel from north to south and over
the entire east wing of the building.
Outside are serving rooms for dance
refreshments, men's and women's
check rooms and lounging rooms and
a- reception room. A small kitchen
Asks Belles For Hotel.
Columbians who have old
articles which had a part in the
history of the town, or of Boone
County, should see to it that the
curio cabinets on the mezzanine
floor of the new Daniel Boone
Tavern are filled, according to
E. W. Stephens. Doctor Stow
ers of Mlllersburg, according to
Mr. Stephens, has a big stone,
found there several years ago,
with the words, "D. Boone!
1806, carved on It. Such things
as this and many other inter
esting relics of early Boone
County history should be brought
to the tavern, Mr. Stephens believes.
back of the ballroom may be used to
keep dishes warm.
Attractive Mezzanine Floor.
Wicker furniture, numerous writ
ing desks, rose colored lamps and
rooms have private baths. Rag
carpet rugs in the bedrooms carry out
Ae tavern idea. Sample rooms with
folding doors and private baths are
on all floors.
Far from unimportant is the base
ment, where are the barber shop, the
blllard and pool rooms and the boiler
room. Separate rooms are used for
billiards and pool, and these two,
which take up the greater part of the
space in the basement, are finished in
oak, to correspond with the tables
which are to go in. The barber shop
is In white tile with white and black
furniture, white predominating. The
boiler room is under the southeast
corner of the building. '
IT'S STATE'S BIGGEST HOTEL.
The Slatler In St. Louis Will Open
About January 1.
Ahe Statler Hotel, now nearing com
pletion in St. Louis, the largest hotel
In Missouri, will open for business
January l. The Statler was built at a
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A View of One of the Bedrooms
wicker settees have been placed in 'cost of $1,500,000. 'It has 600 rooms
every part of the inviting mezzanine
floor," which is between the main
lobby and the second floor. It Is so
arranged that from it one may see
every part of the lobby. The especial
ly designed window draperies are in
dark reds and blues. Here in the west
end of the hotel is the state suite, In
which is beautiful old ivory, furniture.
Mahogany is the prevailing furni
ture in the 100 bedrooms. There are
on all of the floors some suites with
and is one of the five or six leading
hotels of the United States.
Girl of C Among First To Register..
Helen Clarke, 6-year-old daughter of
Boyle Clarke, president of the Colum
bia Hotel Company, was one of the
first to register in the hotel. She had
to be held up to the counter to
register and her hand was guided by
her mother but there wasn't a proud
er "first-nighter" at the Daniel Boone
Most of the bed- Tavern than this little girl.
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