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THE ETEM5G 3HSS0URIAX, WEP3ESD4T, SEFTE3IBER 19, 1917.
W. B. GENTRY, J ft.,
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only way ho could escape death in the
In August, Gentry broke a finger
when cranking his truck and there
after was forced to use his left hand.
Then he suffered a second injury when
cranking the truck and had to be tak
en to the American Red Cross Hospital
at Paris. He was the only American
in the hospital, he said, and received
special attentions from doctors and
nurses. He cabled his parents an
nouncing that he would soon undergo
an operation and later when he was
discharged from the hospital, but the
second message went astray.
Tried For Arlatlon Corps.
After his discharge he tried to en
list in the American eviation section
in France, but when the doctors saw
the bandages they sent him away.
"There was nothing left for me to
do but go home," he said last night,
"but I want to go back."
"When In Havre waiting for a trans-
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port to take him across the English
Channel, he heard his first ragtime
since arriving in France. It was play
ed by an American Army band. The
band was marching through a street
and he followed it. When the British
officer saw him marching with the
band all saluted him, thinking he was
a high officer. In Southampton a
packet of letters he was carrying to
the United States for a nurse he met
In the French hospital, were taken
from, but he was successful in smug
gling through the photographs he had
taken at the front.
He sailed from Leverpool September
8, on the Philadelphia. Two days out
a submarine appeared and passengers
were warned to get their life belts.
The ship made a, sharp turn, escaping
the submarine's torpedo by a few feet.
The gunners on the boat then opened
fire on the periscope and the subsea
craft disappeared. On the Philadelphia
was a negro who had made three pre
ceding attempts to get back to Ameri
ca, each time sailing on a ship sunk
by a submarine. When this negro
saw the Statue of Liberty he fell on
his knees and gave thanks for his safe
An unusually good showing for
war time Is reported bv Coach H. F.
Schultc, who has carefully Inspected
his prospective TJgers arter a three
day workout. Coach Schulte now has
thirtj-nine men out for the gridiron
spirt in the arsity section. With the
assistance of the old Tiger veterans.
Hamilton, Rider, VIner, Collins, Bass
land Slusher, Schulte Is putting the
I thirty-nine men through a practice
with the ball, some forward passing
instruction and a general workout
every afternoon. JIany new students
and Old Tiger sport enthusiasts have
taken advantage of the opportunity to
sec the Tigers practice before the
gates are closed later on in the year
and a good crowd has been out each
Deans Ghe Reception.
The president and deans of the
University will give their annual re
ception to new men students at the
Y. M. C. A. Building next Saturday
October 6th, continuing one week at
Baptist Annex, one door south oi
church. Watch for sale advertise
The Christian Endeavor will give an
open house Thursday evening Septem-.
ber 20 at 7:30 o'clock at the Christian '
Church. Everybody invited to attend.)
Stephens College Announcement.
Rturtpnta from Columbia and from'
the University who are planning to
take courses In any of the departments
at Stephens College may now enroll.
The following departments are open
to special students: Conservatory ofi
Music; Expression Department; Art J
Pepartment: Physical Education De
partment; and Literary Department.
For information or for appointment
with the head of the department In
which you are interested,phone 263, or
call at the College office..
JAMES M. WOOD, President.
What da you know about your Bible
or the Christian religion? It is not
enough for educated men to have
learned a few Bible stories in child
hood, to hae acquired a few trite
quotations, or to depend on fragments
gleaned from the weekly sermon. The
educated man who Is going to merit a
position of leadership in the most
vital movements of his community
must have some adequate knowledge
of the Bible and of religion. This re
quires study under competent teach
ers. The Bible College of Missouri
offers you your opportunity. See an
nouncement elsewhere in these
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Matinee Daily 3:00 P. M.
Do you wish an adequate knowledge
of the Bible and of religion? Where
or when can you acquire that knowl
edge better than in college? At least
a start should be made at college
under a competent instructor. Enough
should be learned to assure an in
telligent understanding of the Bible
and a proper appreciation of its place
and influence in our civilization. The
Bible College of Missouri employs
three men wto are specialists in their
respective fields. All their time Is
devoted to teaching biblical and re
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wards uniiersity degrees. Enroll for
one or more courses.
The Tiger Cleaners strive
to please the most
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JACK PICKFORD AND LOUISE HUFF
"What Money Can't Buy"
By Beulah Marie Dix
From the play by George Broadhurst
Directed by Lou-Tellegen
Also Good Comedy Matinee every day; 3 p. m.
Friday and Saturday, Fannie Ward in
"Her Strange Wedding"
VENABLE MUSIC SCHOOL
PIANO AND VIOLIN
Elvira Building Phone 1135 Green
Put en the Eevo Glasses when you set the
table for the bite you've prepared for the guests of
the evening. As a suggestion for a dainty lunch:
Cream cheese and chopped olive sandwiches (on
brown bread), Eill pickles, Shrimp salad, Ice cold
Itself a nutritive drink, Devo makes an appetising
and delightful addition to any meal hot or cold,
light or heavy.
Bevo the all-year-'round soft drink.
Sold in bottlea only and bottled exclusively by
ANKEUSER-EUSCH ST. LCUIS
The Assembly Dances
TO BE HELD AT
The New Daniel Boone Tavern Ballroom
First Assembly, Saturday, September 22, 8 p. m.
Music by the Quadrangle Orchestra Directed by L. C. Cook
FOR AFTER THE DANCE
f Sandwiches, Salads, Pastries,
I Tre C.rtnm nttff Tirtntr
THE TAVERN CAFE
Call the Tavern for Table Reservations
THE DANIEL BOONE TAVERN