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THE DAILY MISSOURIAN, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 7, 1917.
DRILL IN OVERALLS
Blue Garb Takes Place of
Khaki Uniforms, Which
Fail to Arrive.
BACK TO THEIR BOOKS MONDAY
WOOD LIKES CHANGE
Draft Men from Boone
County in Third Battalion
of 356th Infantry.
The men drafted from Boone Coun
ty will be In the Third Battalion of the
Three Hundred and Fifty-Sixth In
fantry Regiment Men will be assign
ed to this regiment as follows:
First Battalion: Atchinson, Holt.
Andrews, Buchanan, city of St.
Joseph, Dekalb, Gentry, Nodoway,
Worth, Harrison, Davies, Livingston,
Grundy, Mercer, Sullivan, Linn, Put
man, Schuyler, Adair, Caldwell. These
counties will furnish a total of 2,022
men. Second Battalion: Platte, Clay,
Jackson, city of Kansas City, Bates,
Vernon, Cedar, St. Clair, Johnson,
Lafayette Ray and Clinton. These
counties will furnish 1.9SC men. Third
Battalion: Chariton, Randolph, Boone,
Moniteau, Morgan, Camden, Hickory,
Benton, Pettis, Cooper, Howard, Cole,
Miller, Saline, Carroll and Henry.
These counties furnish 2,026.
The fourteen men already sent to
Camp Funston are now wearing over
alls. A dispatch from there says:
" 'The boys in khaki do not apply
to the first quota of the new National
Army, assembling at Camp Funston.
A more apt description would be the
'boys in blue,' since the first quota is
to be trained temporarily in blue
denim overalls and jumpers, because
the regular army outfits did not ar
rive. "Lieut Col. W. W. Whiteside, camp
Quartermaster, yesterday obtained 1000
suits of overalls from the Fort Riley
quartermaster and has ordered 2500
more from a Kansas City firm. The
Cantonment Quartermasters' Depart'
ment has plenty of underwear, hats.
shoes, socks and mess kits, but no
trousers, blouses or shirts have ar
rived. "Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood, in com
mand of the Camp Funston canton
ment, proposed to the War Depart
ment that the enUre National Army be
equipped with overalls, to be used as
working clothes, but his proposal was
refused. However, the emergency at
his own camp gave him the opportuni
ty and he carried his proposal into ef
Plans Completed for Beginning Worlj
9 Jn City Schools.
"I am glad to say that when the'
teachers in the grades call the roll
Monday that they can start work im
mediately," said Superintendent J. E.
McPherson. "All the details connect
ed with the enrollment of pupils was
completed this week when the pupils
registered at the different schools."
Although the enrollment In the
grade schools is just 935 at this time.
Superintendent McPherson expects it
to reach 1,200 before the term ex
pires. Many children probably will
register next week.
All the school buildings have been
thoroughly gone over and redecorated
and repaired. The Eugene Field
School is not quite ready, but the
work is being rushed so that classes
may start Monday. The school board
will inspect all the schools before
The Columbia High School will open
at 8:25 o'clock Monday and the pu
pils will meet in the study hall. But
all pupils who registered this week do
not have to report until Tuesday,
when classes will start The ad
vanced enrollment in the high school
is 379. Last year at this time the en
rollment was only 330. There seemed
to be a marked gain in the freshman
and sophomore classes.
There will be a teachers' meeting
tomorrow in the High School Build
ing. , The high school teachers "will
meet from 10 to 12 o'clock, the grade
teachers from 2 to 4 o'clock and the
teachers from the Douglass School
will meet from 4 to 6 o'clock.
DR. SCIIORER TO THE ARMY
SUNFLOWER SEED A DELICACY
Sold Like Peanuts to the Soldiers In
By Associated Press
IRKUTSK, Siberia. Sept. 7. Sun
flower seed is a delicacy much rel
ished by Russian soldiers. At rail
way stations where bodies of troops
are waiting the platforms are always
littered with the shells of the sun
flower seed. On troop trains the men
can be seen cracking the seed between
their teeth and chewing kernels
which they extract dexterously with
Peasant women sell the sunflower
seed about the railway stations just
as popcorn and peanuts are sold at
American stations. Many persons
crack so many sunflower seeds that
they wear notches In their front teeth,
which enable them to grip the seed
more tightly and crack them with
A. F. GREGORY IN AIR SERVICE
UnlTersIty Student Will Begin Train
ing at Chicago.
A. F. Gregory, a junior in the
School of Journalism of the University
last year, was among the seven men
selected from fourteen applicants to
enter the aviation service in Chicago
last week. Gregory expects to be
called within the next sixty days.
He will visit his parents in Minneap
olis and return to Columbia some
time next week.
Mr. Gregory has been working In
the University Publisher's office,
where for the last nine months, he
has been superintendent in the office.
of the University press.
Coat ot Paint for Eiffel Tower.
By Associated Press
PARIS, Sept 7. The Eiffel Tower
Is to be repainted. This is a task
which will occupy about three months
and require more than 40,000 pounds
ot paint The outbreak of war in
1914 postponed the work. The struct
ure was last painted in 1907, when a
coat of yellow was applied. The
Eiffel Tower has had a curious fate.
Built as an attraction for a world's
fair, nearly thirty years ago. It was
condemned as a monstrosity by those
who believed themselves inspired by
purely artistic feelings. Since the
war it has paid for Its existence over
and over again as a wireless telegra
Former Medical Professor Here Is
Dr. E. H. Schorer, of Kansas City,
formerly a member of the University
of Missouri faculty, who has a com
mission of first lieutenant In the
officers' medical reserve corps, has
gone to the army medical school In
Washington, D. C, where he has been
assigned to duty in the laboratory.
He has been recommended for the
position of consultant sanitary officer.
Doctor Schoror was professor ot
pathology and bacteriology at the
University of Missouri in 1907-8, pro
fessor of hygiene in 1908-9, assistant
professor of bacteriology and path
ology at the University of Kansas In
1909-10 and was engaged in special in
vestigating work in the department of
preventive medicine at Harvard in
1910-12. He is a specialist in chil
dren's diseases and has been practic
ing in Kansas City since 1912. He
was graduated from the John Hopkins
COLUMBIA HAN TO FEED THEM
Lincoln Institute Girls May Have
Enoagk to Eat Now.
Two negro girls ran away from the
Lincoln Institute in Jefferson City be
cause they were hungry. The police
authorities took the girls back. Both,
of the girls are from Denver and
recently went to Jefferson City to at
tend school. They had rooms in the
girls' dormitory, and were getting
their meals at the boarding depart
ment of the school: They complained
that' they were not getting sufficient
"At the last meeting of the Board of
Regents' the boarding department was
taken out of the hands of President
Allen and turned over to Theodore
Martin of Columbia, who is id receive
a salary of $75 per month out of the
, proceeds of the boarding department
RHODES OFFICER HERE
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Learn to Shoot ::
George -R. Parkin, Secretary of the
FnndVjvislts Dr. HI1L ,
George R. Tarkln, secretary of the
Board of Trustees of the Rhodes
Scholarship Fund of London, England
will arrive in Columbia tonight to be'
the guest over Saturday of Prerident
A. Ross Hill.
Just what his mission to Columbia
is, is not known, except that it is be
lieved he will confer with Doctor Hill
in regard to matters concerning the
Learn to Shoot--
If you are subject to your country's call you
should know how to handle a rifle.
At any rate you will enjoy testing your skill in
picking off various objects. Take a shot at the
We have targets suitable for any degree of
Visit Columbia's New Shoot
W. T. Jones
16 North Ninth St
Just received, a ship
ment of the finest White
Pickling Vinegar on the
40c Per Gallon
Our stock of Pickling
Spices is complete.
W. B. Nowell
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Advance Showing of Fall
Fashions in Women's
Our aim Is to individualize in Ladles' Suits, Coats and
Dresses and not to duplicate stjies. Consequently our showing is
very interesting, for it reflects the fashion-Ideas that will be
prominent in Fall apparel. Itepresentatlve models of coats, dresses
and blouses are shown, all of assured style-correctness.
We invite your examination of these Fall fashions, feeling sure
that the style-information you will get from the display well Justi
fies a visit. If you care to purchase now and be among the first
to appear In Falls styles, you will find our prices most reasonable
in every Instance.
HOUSEHOLD LINENS OF ALL SORTS.
A complete line of sheets, towels, pillow cases and other
household linens Is offered here. We advise our customers to
look Into their linen closets and supply their requirements, NOW.
Proprietors of boarding houses and hotels particularly are urged
to compare onr qualities and prices with those offered elsewhere
BLANKETS AND COMFORTS.
Cotton Blankets. Wool Nap Blankets All Wool Blankets.
Challls Comforts, Home made, 6 ft. by 7 1-2 ft.; Silkallne Com
forts.Home Made, 6 ft. by 7 1-2 ft.
SHEETS, TOWELS, ETC.
We carry Pepperell Sheets and can supply you In sizes 63x90
to 81x108 at Mill Trices.
Gingham and Davenshire Cloths for School or at Home
The choice of wide range of Ginghams and Davenshire Cloth reflects painstaking
efforts in their selection. It is really a wonderful collection considering the market
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