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THE EVENING MISSOURI AN
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 2,1917.
BAPTISTS OF NATION
IIR EI STEPHENS
Make Local Man Treasurer
of Memorial Building
WILL ERECT CHURCH
Edifice to Roger Williams,
Early Member, Planned
for Washington, D. C.
The appointment of E. W. Stephens
of Columbia to be treasurer of a com
mittee in charge of building a nation
al memorial to Roger Williams by the
Baptist Church of the United States
was announced in Washington yester
day A. church building an Sixteenth
avenue in Washington with a statue
of the famous Baptist placed In front
of It is the memorial planned, and the
estimated cost of the undertaking is
MOO 000. Mr. Stephens said this
to those already carried out in
Washington by the Lutherans, the
Church of the Disciples and the
Presbyterians. All these denomina
tions have built memorial churches to
some of their past leaders. The build
ing planned by the Baptists will be on
Sixteenth avenue and Columbia road
In Washington, facing on Sixteenth
avenue which has come to be known
as the Avenue of Presidents.
lias Led National Councils, r
Mr. Stephens has been a leader In
.vl tlnnnl councils Of both the
"northern and southern Baptist
Churches for a number of years. He
has served as president of the South
ern Baptist convention and vice
president of the.Northern Church con
vention. He was notified several
- nen that he had been chosen to
serve on the committee to raise the
$300,000 for the memorial, but only
yesterday heard of his more important
"We will start the work of raising
money for the memorial in the very
near future," said Mr. Stephens this
morning. "A lot for the building has
already been purchased and, I under
jtand, $50,000 to apply on the needed
JJOO.000 has been pledged. I feel sure
that Baptists throughout the United
States will respond to the call for the
memorial and that the work will go
forward so that the real building of
the church may be started in a short
Raised Fund for Church In Russia.
Mr. Stephens's appointment to his
tiresent position recalls his appoint
ment several years ago to be treas
urer for the United States 01 a iunu
which was started in that country
and England to huild a Baptist Church
in Russia. Forty thousond dollars was
raised in the United States for the
fnnd hut the work of completing the
movement was halted when the war
The other members of the com
mittee in charge of the Washington
.Memorial are: Dr. Emory W. Hunt of
Newton Center, Mass., who Is chair
man for the Northern Church; J. J.
Darlington, pastor of the Washington
Baptist Church which will occupy the
new building .and the Rev. E. B.
Jackson of Alexandria, Va., who has
been appointed secretary of the new
GOOD ACTIVITY TICKET SALE
SS00 Mas taken In by Solicitors the
First Day Books Were Issued.
The sale of activity tickets for the
first day amounted to more than
$S00, according to Athletic Director
W. E. Meanwell. This number has
been steadily Increased each day
since they have been on sale and
with the William Jewell game com
ing Saturday to add stimulus to the
sale they should rank well with those
of previous years. So far all of the
sales have been In the hands of
students who are given a commission
for selling them. On Thursday of this
week the tickets are to be turned
over to the athletic department and
may be bought at Director Meanwell's
office after that date.
REQUEST STORES TO CLOSE
Retailers Ask Storekeepers to Allow
Employes to Attend Fair.
If the plans of the Retail Merchants'
Association are carried out, all of
the stores In Columbia will be closed
from 1 o'clock until 4:30 o'clock next
Wednesday afternoon so that all em
ployes may attend the Boone County
All of the members of the associa
tion who attended last night's meet
ing agreed to close their places of
business, and a committee was ap
pointed to make a request that all
other proprietors close their stores.
W. H. Thompson, president of the
Fair Board, in a talk at the meeting,
said there was much Interest In the
fair and predicted a large attendance.
3Hss Bell to Address Farm Con&ress.
Miss Bab Bell will speak at the
North Missouri Farm Congress, which
will be held October 16 to 19, under
the auspices of the Chillicothe Cham
ber of Commerce at Chillicothe. L.
P. Childers will also be on the program.
Oct. C Mass meeting before William
Jewell game at 7:12 o'clock, Unl
First gathering at Missouri
Union. 8.0'clck, Missouri Union.
-Annual convention of Missouri
Old Trails Association, Daniel
Football game, William Jewell
vs. Missouri, 2:30 o'clock, ItoUln'n
Historical pageant. "The Progress
of Liberty' at 1:30 o'clock. West
SOPIIS AND JUNIORS TO MEET
Inter-CIass Smoker Was Planned In
Agricultural Auditorium Today.
A meeting of the sophomore and
junior classes of the University to
plan a big freshman-sophomore-junior
smoker at which President A.
Ross Hill, Prof. L. M.r Defoe and
Morris E. Dry, president of the
student body will speak, was called
for this afternoon at 4 o'clock. The
ineeeting will be held in the audi
torium of the Agriculture Building.
Melton Foster, president of last year's
sophomore class and acting president
of the junior class called the meeting.
The smoker will be one of the
first inter-class meetings of a
social nature held for some time at
the university and it Is planned to
make the event an annual affair If It
Is successful. While the question of
freshman rules and the history of the
anti-hazlng movement will be dis
cussed to some extent at the smoker
the general purpose of the meeting
will be to promote a better under
standing between members of the
threo classes. ,
USES THIS PES ON BIG CHECK
E. W. Stephens Has SouTenIr of Final
State Capitol Payment
A small gold fountain pen. used in
signing the final payment of $270,000
on the new Missouri state "capltol. Is
now the property of E. W. Stephens
of Columbia. It was prescnted'to Mr.
Stephens by John Gill of the .John
Gill and Sons Company, which built
the new statehouse. Immediately after
Mr. Stephens signed the final check
In payment for the building In Jeffer
son City last Friday. The check was
signed just six years after the" capltol
commission was appointed.
The last contract for terracing the
west grounds of the capltol was also
signed by Mr. Stephen while he was
In Jefferson City. The contract calls
for a driveway and concrete terrace
on the west side of the new building.
The rooms of the building are now
being furnished so that all state of
fices may open there October 15.
PRINCE MUST FACE CHARGES
Ypsllantl, .Master of Horse for Greek
King-, Is Scion of Old Family.
By Associated Press
ATHENS, Oct. 2. Prince Ypsllantl.
Master of horse for the former King
Constantine, is"6ne of the first of the
mvnl household against whom pro
ceedings have been begun In the
courts. The mayor of Athens unuer
the former Venlzelos regime, M.
Benachl, was one of the worst suf
ferers during the attacks, on the
Vpnizplist last December, and he has
made the complaint against Prince
Thp Princess Ynsllanti. who is also
said to have shown strong sympathies
during the riots, nas suuaeniy ana
mysteriously disappeared, and Is re
ported to be at the Island oi Malta in
charge of the English. It Is this
family which has descended from the
great Greek liberator who became so
popular In America that his name was
given to an American city.
JEWELL PUBLISHES CAMP PAPER
Former Journalism Graduate Ap
pointed to Position at Fnnston.
John W. Jewell, a former student in
the School of Journalism and former
business manager of the MIssourian,
has been appointed publisher of a
paper to be Issued under the super
vision of the Y. M- C. A. for the
soldiers at Camp Funston. Mr, Jewell
has been business manager of the
Springfield Leader, published by bis
father, H. S. Jewell, since ho left the
Mr. Jewell has sole charge of the
publication at Camp Funston, the
first number of which will appear in a
few days. He has already reported at
the camp. Slmllacpapers are to be
published by the Y. M. C. A. in all the
BED CROSS MONEY IS DUE
Officials Ask That .Subscriptions Be
Paid Promptly. .
Subscriptions to the Red Cross War
Fund totaling several hundred dol
lars remain unpaid Some of them
are for large amounts, but most of
them are small. The officials of the
local Red Cross Chapter say they
would appreciate It if delinquents
would now send their checks prompt
ly either to L. M. Defoe, treasurer, or
W. W. Elwang, chairman.
3 Negroes Held for Bootlegging.
Three negroes are being held in the
city jail on a charge of bootlegging.
The police arretted them last night
at the Katy station as they were
leaving a train with three suit cases
filled with whisky. The liquor was
EXPLAINS HOW BOND
FUND WILLBE USED
McAdoo, in Indianapolis
Talk, Says Soldiers' Needs
Must Be Satisfied.
INSURANCE A FACTOR
Also Food, Clothing and
Wages Are to Come from
By Associated Tress
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 2. William
M. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury,
arrived here.today on his speech-making
trip In favor of the second Lib
erty Loan issue. After a breakfast
given In his honor by former Vice
President Charles W. Fairbanks, Sec
retary McAdoo met the Liberty Loan
staff and bond salesmen of Indian
apolis and explained how the money
obtained through the sale ot bonds
will be used.
"When war comes to a nation the
first essential Is money," said Secre
tary McAdoo In his talk to the Lib
erty Loan workers of Indiana. "We
must keep our soldiers and sailors
armed and equipped with the best
that money can buy and American
skill devise. We must constantly pro
vide them with plenty of clothing and
food; we must pay their "wages; we
must, as a human nation, support
their dependent families while they
are risking teir lives for us; se
must supply them with a reasonable
amount of life Insurance. We de
stroy' their Insurance and also the
whole of their earning power when
we draft them and send them to the
front to fight for us.
"The money that, we are raising by
taxation and by bond issue is being
devoted to these purposes. More
than $8,500,000 of the money that you
are going to provide- this fiscal :year
will be expended upon the army and
from 1,S00,000 to $2,500,000 more of
the appropriations will be equally
spent on the soldiers and the sailors
under whose uniforms beat the true
hearts of American freedom."
CIRCUIT COURT TAKES RECESS
Jurors Dlsmlsed Till Thursday
Grand Jury Sworn In.
The jurors of the regular Circuit
Court panel were dismissed until 9
o'clock Thursday morning at the
session ot the court this morning. The
grand jurors who were sworn In are:
It E. Thurston, S. F. Conley. G. F.
Ballew, H. S. Jacks, L. L. Burnett, E
F. Baldwin, J. J. Dysart, Marlon
Hardin, A. E. Limerick, J. M. Jones,
Gentry Clark and G. R. Selby. Mr.
Conley was chosen foreman, Mr.
Jacks clerk, and Mr. Burnett, marshall.
Judgment was given In three cases
first was Let Proctor against E. T.
Lamm for $145.13; the second, F.
Kline against Albert Moody for $244.76
and the third, J. Sidney Rollins, ad
ministrator,' against Nathaniel Torhit
The case of the Economy Hog and
Cattle Powder Company against P. C.
Helmick of Centralia was continued
until next term because the defendant
could not be found.
Robert Kee, prosecuted by the State
on a charge of burglary, entered a plea
of not guilty and the case was con
tinued. Yldefonso Perez, a Mexican, who
was charged with carrying concealed
weapons " at McBalne September 17,
was sentenced to fifty days In jail by
Judge Harris yesterday. He will re
ceive credit for the days he has spent
in jail waiting for his trial.
Ed. Johnson pleaded guilty yester
day to grand larceny and was sent
enced to sixty days In jail. William
Roberts pleaded not guilty of murder
in the first degree and Rice Kee
pleaded not guilty to burglary and
larceny. The date of their trials will
be set by Judge Harris within a tew
MUCH CHARITY WORK DONE
Columbia Society Reports on Results
of Summer Activities.
A resume of the work of the Co
lumbia Charity Organization Society
during the summer was given yester
day at the meeting of the organization
in the Commercial Club rooms. Re
ports of the different committees were
Since June 1, 21 cases ot children
under 15 years old have been taken
care of by the organization. Fire
of these children have been placed In
permanent homes and two have been
put In homes on probation. The
other 14 children are yet without
homes. They are between the ages of
4 and 15.
Miss W. T. Bryant, the visiting
nurse, told of her work for the sum
mer. When she took her position
June 1, there were 18 consumptive
cases. Now she has under her care
17 more cases.
Judge Dhllbllss Out for Congress.
Judge Frank P. Divilbllss, A.B. '91.
has formally announced his candidacy
for the Democratic nomination for
Congressman from the Third District
110 PERSONS KILLED
II LASTJIR ID
Two ' German Squadrons
Mak; Sixth Flight Over
London in 8 Days.
CITIZENS ARE CALM
Those on Street Seek Cover
in Orderly Way French
Bomb Teuton Towns.
By .Associated Press
LONDON, Oct 2. In last night's
air raid io persons were killed and 38
Injured. This is the sixth raid within
Londoners, despite the repeated
German attempts to drop bombs on
the city, are standing the test well.
Last night, when the two squadrons
of German flyers succeeded in get
ting close to London and some got
over the city, no panic and no unto
ward incidents occurred.
Immediately the coming of the
raiders was signaled, people In the
streets scurried for cover, while mo
tor bussed and carts drew up to the
curb, where passengers alighted
quickly apd sought cover.
Within i five minutes the streets
were deserted and a strange silence
fcU- over jthe city.
' Three German Cities Bombed.
By .Associated Press ,
PARIS, Oct 2. The German cities
of Frankfort-on-the-Maln,, Stuttgart,
Treves and Coblenz were bombarded
last night by French airplanes in re
taliation tor German aerial attacks
on French cities.
B0B WOULD BE GOOD FIREMAN
Team of Former Columbian Wins In
Shoe Removing Contest
R. W. Jones of the department of
journalism at the University of South
Dakota, a graduate ot the University
ot Missouri and formerly city editor
of the Columbia Dally Tribune, moves
fast when It comes to taking off and
putting on his shoes. The News Let
ter, Issued by the University of South
Dakota, relates that he was a mem
ber ot a team of faculty men there
ilia's beak a freshman team In a take-off-put-on
Each contestant removed his shoes -The
shoes were placed in the middle
of the gymnasium floor in a pile. The
two teams lined up at opposite ends
of the 'gymnasium, and at the sound
of the 'whistle dashed to the center
of the room and each man endeavored
to find his own shoes and put them
on as rapidly as possible. The team
which was able to line up at its orig
inal station, properly shod and with
shoes neatly laced and tied, while the
other team still had some member
struggling with a stubborn shoe, won
the right to a second helping of water
melon. It all happened at the annual
watermelon feast at the University.
TUESDAY CLUB HAS 3IEETING
Miss Frances Denny Is New Presi
Miss Frances Denny, the new pres
ident of the Tuesday Club, presided
yesterday afternoon at the meeting of
the club In the Y. M. C. A. Auditorium.
The retiring president Miss Pearle
Mitchell, opened the session and then
turned the chair over to Miss Denny.
The president named the following
executive board for the year: Presi
dent Miss Frances Denny; vice-president,
Mrs. Lucy McVey; recording
secretary, Mrs. L. H. Fuller; corre
sponding secretary, Mrs. L. E. Hill;
treasurer, Mrs. P. B. Branham; direct
ors, Mrs. J. A. Klass.and Mrs. J. J.
Mrs. Leila Willis read a report on
the city library and Mrs. John N.
Belcher gave a report of the biennial
convention of the Missouri Federation
of Women's Clubs, which met at Kan
sas City In May. Mrs. Belcher was a
delegate from this club. The pro
gram of the club for this year is to
be the study of the life and history
ACCEPTS ASSOCIATE EDITORSHIP
J. C Pickett, Former Student, on the
Staff ot Country Gentleman.
J. C. Pickett formerly editor of the
Kansas City Weekly Star, was here
today on his way to Philadelphia,
where he will take a position as as
sociate editor of the Country Gentle
man. Mr. Pickett visited the College of
Agriculture and obtained material for
farm stories. He was a student In
agriculture here in 1905-06 and 1906
07. As associate editor of the Coun
try Gentleman he will visit farmers
all over the United States and obtain
from them human interest stories.
The Country Gentleman Is to be
enlarged to about 100 pages.
Stephens Alumnae Hold First Meeting.
The Stephens College Alumnae as
sociation met yesterday, in the faculty
parlors of the College for their first
meeUng this year. A committee was
appointed to arrange for the annual
spelling match which Is to 'be given
some, time this month. The attend
ance was larger than usual.
For Columbia and Vicinity: Partly
cloudy and probably unsettled late tils
afternoon and tonight; slightly cooler to
night. Wednesday fair.
For Missouri: Partly cloudy tonight,
probably unsettled east and south portions:
cooler northwest and central portions.
Wednesday generally fair.
The weather this morning is unsettled
In the central Plains, Lower Missouri
Valley, thence northeast to the Dpper
Lakes. Ha In. however, has been confined
to Hmall and scatterd areas In north
western Missouri, southeastern Nebraska.
Michigan, and Wyoming. Fair weather
prevails over the eastern half of the United
Temperatures are moderate In all sec
tions of the United States, and in the
southern part of Canada.
In Columbia generally fair and moderate
weather Is indicated for the next two or
three days except is It likely be more or
less unsettled tonight.
The highest temperature in Columbia
yesterday was 72 degrees and the lowest
last night was 47; precipitation 0.00;
relative humidity 2 p. m. yesterday 37 per
cent. A year ago yesterday the highest
temperature was 70 and the lowest 40;
precipitation 0.00 Inch.
Sun rises today, 6:06 a. m. Sun sets,
5:51 p. m.
Moon rises 6:43 p. m.
SPEAKERS TELL OF BOND ISSUE
Publicity Campaign Begins at the
MoTing Picture Theaters.
The work of the local publicity com
mittee for the second Liberty Loan
campaign began last night when men
were sent to the various moving
picture shows to take up the cam
paign. E. C. Anderson spoke at the
Columbia Theater, W. H. Sapp at the
Hall Theater and J. W. Schwabe at
the Broadway Odeon. Today a dele
gation composed of J. W. Schwabe,
E. C. .CUnkscales, the Rev. A. W.
Taylor and others spoke at the con
vention of the Boone County Christian
Churches at Dripping Springs.
E. Sydney Stephens, chairman of
the publicity committee, ha3 received
a letter from the headquarters In St
Louis saying that because of the great
amount of work to be done there, the
posters, tags and other advertising
matter have not yet been sent They
will be sent at intervals this week.
The chairman of the local commit
tees working In the campaign will
meet tomorrow night in the Com
mercial Club rooms to report the
names of those persons whom they
have selected to work with them.
CITY HAS A POLICE ALARM
Old Stephens College Chapel Bell
Will be Hong at City Hall.
The chapel bell which for years
called students at Stephens College to
their classes has been borrowed hy the
city police department and will be
used as an alarm bell. Workmen were
engaged today In mounting the bell on
the roof of the City Hall.
According to' Chief J. L. Whitesldes,
the bell will be used chiefly to sumr
mon policemen who are on duty on the
street to headquarters when a call
comes in by telephone. When the
officer on the street hears the bell ho
will go to the nearest telephone and
find out where he is needed.
The bell was cast In 1870 and was
used for many years after that date
by Stephens College. A belfry Is being
erected on the roof or the City Hall to
house the bell.
ALDEAH WISE ACTS IN ST. LOUIS
Former Columbia Girl Appears at
Shubert-Garrlck In "Experience."
Miss Aldeah Wise, formerly of
Columbia, has the part ot Temptation
In the play "Experience," which began
an eneasrement at the Shuhert-Garrick
theater in St Louis Sunday night
Miss Wise has received favoraDie
nntlrps in the St Louis oaDers and has
also been been entertained extensive
ly In the city, where she was a
student at the Morse School of Ex
pression. Last year Miss Wise, who
is but 19 years old," appeared In the
play "Everywoman," which was pro
duced by the Henry Savage Company
of New York, and which filled an en
gagement here last winter.
CHARLES MILLER INTO AVIATION
Son of Dr. McNTblSller Will Walt
In Columbia Until Called.
Dr. Walter McNab Miller received
word yesterday that his son, Charles
Miller, was the only man of twelve
who took the examinations for the
rvlation service In Philadelphia last
week, to pass them successfully.
Miller Is now In the aviation service
but It may be some time before he
is called out He is on his way home
to Columbia now.
Miller was a junior in the College of
Agriculture last year.
Starrett Elected to State Office.
A temporary organization of the
City Councillors' and'Clty Attorneys
Section of the Missouri State Bar As
sociation, with George Starrett. city
attorney ot Columbia, as vice-president,
wm formed at a meetlne of the
association in Kansas City last week.
Permanent officers wlu be electees By
the association in Jefferson City in
"Ag" Juniors to Meet
Tko inninr sericulture students will
meet at 7 o'clock tonight In the Agri
cultural Auditorium. Election of of
ficers for this year will precede dis
cussion of tne junior oau.
General Cherkess, Command
er of District, Is Beaten
GERMANS FIGHT ON
Berlin Admits There Is No
Chance to Retake Lost
Ground in West.
By Associated Press
PETROGRAD, Oct 2. A revolu
tionary movement Is in progress in
Turkestan. General Cherkess, com
mander of the district, has been at
tacked and beaten. A temporary rev
olutionary committee has been organ
ized to take all power.
Parts of two regions joined in a
counter-revolutionary movement The
minister of the territory says he Is
not alarmed and Is confident the dis
turbances will soon be quelled.
Teutons Hope to Hold British.
By Associated Press
NEW YORK. Oct 2. Although the
Berlin military leaders are convinced
that they can hardly hope to regain
the ground lost on the western front,
the Germans are doing their utmost
to keep the British from making the
best use ot their advantage in Bel
gium. Germans Fear Drive.
By Associated Press
LONDON, Oct 2. Apparently dread
ing the effect of the next British
stroke. Crown Prince Rupprecht has
been launching attack after attack
upon Field Marshal Halg's troops in
the advance positions in an attempt
to disarrange the British plans.
Similar tactics were adopted last
week on the eve ot renewed British
thrusts, heavy counter-attacks being
delivered on the eve of September 25,
when it became evident that Halg
was about ready to launch his drive.
The records show the efforts of the
Germans last week to have been fu
tile and too early for the effect of
the British attempt to be developed.
The British commander reports that
the attacks themselves, five In num
ber, were jiompletely repulsed,- tho
Germans not being able .to make any
appreciable impression on the Brit
lsh positions along the Ypres-Menin
road and the southeastern edge of
Polygon Wood, where the thrusts were
Germany Goes to Austria's Aid.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Oct 2. Alarmed
by the success of the Italian drive,
Germany is withdrawing large num
bers of Austrian troops from France,
Galicia and Bukowina and rushing
them to the Italian front to meet the
renewed offensivesof General Cadorna.
Official dispatches from Rome to
day say the second phase of the great
battle is about to open.
Take 4,000 Prisoners., In Mesopotamia
By Associated Press
LONDON, Oct 2. Nearly 4,000 pris
oners have been taken by the British'
army in Mesopotamia, which captured
Ramadie, it is announced.
TO WRITE FOR ENCYCLOPEDIA
Farmers' Reference Book Will HaTe
Articles by Local Men.
Several members of the faculty of
the College of Agriculture have re
ceived requests from Doubleday, Page
& Company to contribute chapters to
the new Farmers' Encyclopedia, which
that company is Issuing.
Those who have accepted and
what they will write on are: H. L.
Kempster, poultry houses; E. W.
Lehmann, practical farm surveying,
practical farm drainage, wagons and
horse drawn pleasure vehllces; C. H.
Eckles, the use of milk on the farm;
J. C. Hackleman, wheat oats, barley
and rye; J. Kelly Wright, silage. W.
L. Nelson Is doing editorial work on
DAIRY EXHIBIT ATTRACTS
Uses of Cheese Shown in Display at
Prof. A. C. Ragsdale of the ex
tension department has returned from
the State Fair, where he was in
charge of the dairy exhibits.
To show the Importance or tne
creamery and dheese industries of
this state and the food value of these
dairy products, an exhibit was made
of 25 dishes In which cottage ana
cream cheese were used. This ex
hibit, in a large glass case, proved
to be of more Interest to the public
than anything else connected with
the dariy exhibit
C. E. Holds "Draft" SociaL
About 125 students attended the
Christian Endeavor "draft" social at
the Presbyterian Church Friday night
and took part In the miniature regis
tration, draft and exemption pro
ceedings as carried on by the gov
ernment Numerous games were
played and later refreshments of Ice
cream and cake were served. A
hallowe'en social and other enter
tainments for the first semester 'are
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