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THE ETEWIW6 MISSQPKIAX, HtnUY, .OCTOBER 28, 1917.
ON HOOVER PLEDGE
Missouri's Food Administra
tion Outlines Reasons for
ASK ALL TO SIGN
CITY AND CAMPUS
Every Member of Family
.Should Be Among Signers,
According to Circular.
The Food Administration of Mis
souri has prepared a circular of ten
questions and answers why every
member of the family should sign the
Hoover pledge. The circular follows
What Is the purpose of the Family
To give every food consumer In the
palled States a chance to support the
war policies of our government by
supporting one of the most Important
branches of our government the
Federal Food Administration.
, What is required of me. If I sign the
wining is required, Dut it la ex
ited that every signer will do his
ie8l to save foods, particularly,
$rheat, meat, fats and sugar. It Is
expected that every family will make
11 a family problem to figure out
ays " and .means of helping to save
Why are the men and children
aaked to enroll?
Because they are food consumers.
The, people who do the eating must
dot the saving the housewife can
not do It alone. No red-blooded man
will expect his wife, mother or sister
to do. the saving for the- whole
family. She can be depended on to
do her part, but she's entitled to the
support of her family.
Lieutenant Warren E. Miljigan, after
a lew days visit in uoiumDia, ten
yesterday for Fort Sill, Okla. Lieu-
enant Mllllgan was a student in the
School of Engineering and a captain
In the University Cadet Corps last
year. At present-he is assigned as
an instructor to one of the NaUonal
Prof. J. E. Wrench of the history
department will go to Calhoun,. Mo.,
and to Kemper Military Academy at
Boonville, today where he will lecture
on different phases of the war.
Miss Katherlne Scarritt of Kansas
City, a sister of Nathan Scarritt, a
junior In the University, arrived to
day to visit Miss Gladys Wall at the
Pi Beta Phi house and to attend the
Phi Delta Theta dance.
Miss Claire Louise Boyle of Kansas
City will be the week-end guest of
Miss Virginia Quarlea at the Pi Beta
Miss Cammie Lamy left yesterday to
spend the week-end at her home in
Mist Ruby Moore has been elected
president of the Texas Club at Chris
tian College. Other officers are:
vice-president, Icie Stringer; secre
tary, Lila Hext; treasurer, Velma
Tepe. The club has fourteen mem
bers. ' George W. Teas. B. B. in Agricul
ture '17, arrived yesterday to attend
the Barnwarmirig, tonight.. He is-
employed in the J. I. Case shops in
The following committee renra-
sentlng the students in the School of
Education of the University has been
appointed to arrange for a stunt in
the Thanksgiving Day parade: L.
McKay, chairman; Miss Meryl Leavel,
Miss Martha Curry, F. M. O'Reer, J.
"Every new girl in the University to
be looked after personally by a
senior," was the slogan adopted by
the Alpha Phi Sigma at Wednesday
that it Is a pest Mr. Fenton's circular
comes as a result of an investigation
which showed that, although Missouri
fanners were spending $25,000,000 for
farm buildings. annually, they were
not adequate to the farmer's needs."
P. H. Ross of the College of Agricul
ture left today to attend a meeting
of the Saline County Farm Bureau at
Dr. A. H. R. Falrchlld will speak
at the Y. W. C. A. at Read Hall at 4: so
o'clock Sunday afternoon. There will
ds special music.
HOW TO MAKE A HOT BED
Fresh Vegetables May Be Had'Dirlar
The fall hotbed- will, supply the
table with a few fresh' vegetable dur
ing the late fall and early winter. If
SERBIA IOSE8 1,252,000
Population BedHeed 28 Per Cent la
By Associated Press
LONDON, Oct 26. The situation in
Serbia today is summed up In a com-
the hotbed does not already, exist, I munlcation received by' the BriUsh
PRICES OF 60 TEARS AGO
there Is still time to build one and
plant it J. T. Rosa, Jr, of the Uni
versity of Missouri College of Agricul
ture offers suggestions for making the
Select the warmest and sunniest
spot 4n the garden, where water
Why should we save food at all?
"szntrs --- 1- r ass
of wheat, meat, fats and sugar is 'not
enough to feed our army, our people at
home and our allies. The nnlv v
to gel enough food is to save what
8 we lave produced.
Why should we be Interested in
leeaing our allies?
.Because the day we stop feeding
our aiiles, we sign the death warrant
for a large part of our half million of
American boys who will soon be at
the fighting front and the other half
ftiiHIon who will shortly follow them.
Let our allies starve and our boys
jrjll have to fight alone. Is there any
jjafriotlc citizen of this country who
will voluntarily choose to have our
aflby face the kaiser's flghUng
ikacnlne single handed, Just for lack of
ft, Utile help and personal sacrifice on
tfie .part of those of us who are "per-
tni-xea to stay at home?
"" How great is the food shortage at
the -.present time?
We do not have actual figures on
meat and fats, but we know positive
ly tnaj we are far below the actual
Reed and the situation is not .improv
ing, we nave figures on wheat and
sugar.- With a .normal consumption
a.home, we. will have 77,500,000
bushefg of wheat to send abroad this
year. W actually need 400,000,000
$nga&els-for export we normally have
ap sugar for export This year we
(-rest find 100,000 tons before January
Is it possible under any food sav
ins plan for us to save such enorm
ous amounts of food?
Yei", It is very easily possible. For
example, we here in America use 90
pounds of sugar apiece per year; In
France, they use 21 pounds apiece.
We can save many times the export
needs in sugar before" we reach the
French standard. Remember there'
aVe' Bf hundred million' people1 In our
country' and if' every person will save1
terfspoomful of sugar at each meal.
litere5 will be' plenty of surplus sugar
Wr" export We have a bountiful cropi
of'-6fatoes arid corn this year. A
nbera! use of both to take? the nine
if wheat wherever pdsstble will give?
us all the wheat needed for export
wftat'difference' will It make if I do
noTsign the pledge list?
' Yofc fcnow the eagerness with which
eYer'y one' of us watches the papers
for indications failure' on the part
of the German people to support their
government Tou know it means a
weakening of the German military
power. The "Imperial German
Government" is watching' with
equal eagerness for evidences of
failure among our people to get
squarely behind their government In
all of Its war policies. He knows that
a solidly united America means a
speedily defeated kaiser.
-'What expense" will there be to me
If t-slgn' the pledge list?
Not one sent. It is merely ex
ftetetett that, every signer do his nt
Most to follow the Instructions of the
VeseYal' Food Administration' In con
serving foods. Instead of costing any
thing, it will actually mean a saving to
Wha is the chief difficulty con
fronting this1 great food saving cam
paign?' 'The chief difficulty lies in the fact
thai' so little' Is asked of the people
that many think It not worth while.
Remember there are a hundred mll
'llbri' people In f America, and If each
prsoif will do Just a little, the result
"will be an enormous saving of food.
But In spite of our one hundred mil
lion people. If everybody decides to let
the "other fellow" do the saving, the
Tesult, will be a disgrace to America
and toi our great American Ideal of
If. delivery cost can be reduced It
wMFhaYe the tendency to prevent an
(Rfirease of prices. (adv)
the Big Sister movement popular In
girls' schools. The senior women also
voted to subscribe $10 for the yarn
Miss Emeline Henry of Centralla
will come to Columbia this evening
to attend the barnmarwlng. She will
be the week-end guest of her cousin,
Miss Frances Brutcn.
A. L. Sadler- of New York and his
secretary, Louis Maarsen, spent today
Mildred Keogh, freshman In the
University, went to St Louis today
for the week-end.
F. O. Shepard, accompanied by bis
brother, A. H. Shepard, went to
Crothersvllle, Mo., today to visit his
daughter. Mrs. Morell De Retra.
Miss Cora Schuette. a student In'
the university, went to St Louis-this
afternoon for the week-end.
Morris Keath, a sophomore in the
University, went to Mexico, Mo., today
for the week-end.
Miss Rilla Powell of Mexico eame
to Columbia today for the "barnwarm
Ing." She will visit Miss Margaret
Averltt, 405 College avenue.
President A. Ross Hill returned to
Columbia this afternoon from Spring
field, Mo., where he went last Wednes
day to attend the Southwestern Mis
souri Teachers' Association.
C. B. Jolley, a sophomore in the
School of Journalism, went to St
Louis today to spend the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Jennings' and
daughter, Bernlce, went to Hallsvllle
today to visit Mr. and Mr. T. W.
Mlsr"Vera Coblelgh of Christian
College went to St Louis' this after
noon to shop.
F. H. E. Richers went to Moberly
Mrs. W. W. Templin left today for
St Loutt. She win 'stop for the week
end Hth her daughter at Lindenwood
College, St Charles'.-
Mrs. T: J. Thurman returned today
to Troy after a visit with her daugh
ter, Gertrude; a student in" the Uni
versity. Mrs1. Thurnian was accom
panied by her sister; Mrs. G. H Shee
ley of Silex, Mo. '
Harriet Cravens1, a Christian College
student, left for her home in Gallatin
Mrs. Ted Herbert left for Marceline
Mr. and Mrs. W. ft. Bradshaw re
turned to Centralla today. Mrs. Brad
shaw has been visiting Mrs. W. R.
Toalson of Columbia. Mr. Bradshaw
and Mr. Toalson made a business trip
to Oklahoma last week.
Miss Wallace Lewis returned to
The Rev. and Mrs. C. L. Bullard of
Ashland left today for Leavenworth,
Kane, to attend the fiftieth anniversary
of the Klckapoo Baptist' Church.
The Rev. B. F. Heaton, pastor of
the Baptist Church In Centralla, re
turned home today from Springfield
where ne attenaeu a ministers con
ference. Miss Sarah Pettit of the home eco
nomics department of the University
wad called to Troy today to take the
place of Miss Julia Rocheford, whose
brother recently died. Miss" Pettit
will finish the Work of connty organ
ization begun by Miss Rocheford.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Stevens of
St Louis, who have been visiting
Floyd C. Shoemaker, returned home j
The Rev. and Mrs. E. Reed left for
their home at St Louis today after a
visit with Mrs. Mary Franklin of Co
"Sweet Clover," by C. A. Helm, and
"Farm Buildings for Missouri," by A.
C Fenton, are the August and Sep
tember circulars of the Agriculture
Extension Service. The first bulletin
establishes the value of sweet clover
as a crop and waives the old illusion
Bugle Quotes Costs From
Old Boone County Store.
One hears much discussion these rhed
aays aoout high prices. The Ashland
uugie m us last issue gives prices on
commodities in Boone County slxtv
lyears ago, taken from the Journal of
aass ana Nichols, a- firm which
established a general store In Aah
land In 1857. Some of the nrleM
Calico 12 1-2 to 25 cents ner vard.
gingham 25 cents, swiss 50 cents,
cassimere 60 cents, linen 25 to '60
cents, domestic 10 to IK ppnf.
usnaourg 15 cents, silk JL50, cdtton
de is to 40 cents, cambric 13 cents.
iawn zo cents, hed ticking 25 cents,
sheeting 16 2-3, Jeans 40 cent to $1.
Bacori 10 to ii 1-2 cents a pound;
shoulders 9 cents, iard 11 to 12 1.5
cents, sugar li to 14 cents, coffee 13 1-2
cems, or say sugar ana coffee 7 pounds
to the dollar each, vinegar 8 to 30
cents a gaiidn, molasses $1, cheese 20
cents a pdund, raisins 40 cents, tea
i. nutter 10 to 15, cerits, soda 10
cents,- salt 1 cent, rice 8 1-3, eggs 3 io
10 cents per dozen, chickens $1.75 per
dozen, beet 4 cents a pound, gun
powder 50 cents, nails 4 3-4 to S,cents,
horse shoe nails 30 cents, horse shoes
11 to 12 1-2, madder 25 cents. coDner-
as 5 to 7 cents, starch 12 cents, rope
15 to 25 cents,' tobacco 50 cents, can
dles 25 io 35 cents, tallnw n in
cents, feathers 40 cents, meal ban
50 cents each, ox whips go cents each,'
ox bow keys 2 for 35 cents, grind
stones 2 to 3 cents a pound, tar $5
per barrel, flour J6.60 to J8.50 per
barrel, wheat $1.25 per bushel, timothy
seed $2 per bushel, clover seed $8.50,
dry apples $1.25 to $1.50, dry peaches
$1.75 to $2cord wood to steamboats
at Claysville $3 per cord, quinine $3.50
per ounce, whisky 28 to 40 cents per
Housewives can help the merchants
by ordering in large quantities and
carrying UH parcels of under $1 in
Columbia merchants only request
that you carry all small packages. It
means a saving to you. (adv"
Socialist party from the executive
committee of the Serbian Socialists.
"The Serbian population In the por
tions of our country occupied by Austria-Hungary
is now 2,2i8,000, ac
cording to official census figures pub-
never stands, and put the botbed "-"J" " " .. ---.. r
there. Dig a pit 15 to 18 Inches deep. Brad po,pt' rmalll7
6 feet wide, d as long as the hoN "i! .2.
Ifl riaalmd. T 4V .1 -M lUWWMiCi ICUUbUUU ML trJA,VUVf U
4 uco.itu. jici- UIO Uii. CJLICUU - . . ..,
east and west Next build a frama f V?T cen 1eKmTa Pi""BUfn
around the pit. preferably of two-Inch " rCdUC? I ' ?
boards for a permanent structure. " now ,n Serb!a 1M women
having the rear or north wall 15 to..1T00 en-, , . , . . . ,
inches high and the south wall tj n ?e d,trita fcuPied J, Cl
inches above the margin of th pit gnrl the reducUon to P0Pla hi
Bank part of the excavated boU,30?00' . .. ,. ...
around the outtfoe of the frame, to' P? 0t?" R'bari e-Austrian
give additional protection. Now fill C. 'Z T epul? Tae."aa ,,n ??"
th it with r.i, .l,w r..M- Yienna Parliament Jude 26: 'Serbia
manure to a depth of 15 inches after r"LblTed; hut there will no longer
it is nacked down bv tamninr. Abo ' DB oerDa- "e saia mese woras wnen
this place four inches 'of fine rich Resting WHt the greatest crime
garden soil, in which the vegetablel conln,Ued n ' T the deportation
these a great number committed sut
clde by throwing themselves out of
the trains conveying them to Asia
" "The deaths among war prisoners
and those Interned are put at from
60,000 to 80,000. After the retreat
from Serbia and the reconstltution
the Serbian army, about 20 per cent
died at Corfu. Our losses on the Sa.
lonlkl front have been about 50 pf
cent of the Serbian forces which have
taken part in the operations of Gen
eral Sen-ail's armies.
"Sixty thousand families in Serbia
require succor this winter. They
have no means of living except the
little that we can send to them. Thw
sufferings during the approaching
muicr fviii ue yery severe.
Carry your own parcels and help
the merchant cut his delivery costs
Carry your own parcels and help
the merchant cut his delivery costs.
seeds Are to be town,
Sow lettuce in rows 8 inches apart
unless' there are plants ready for
transplanting to the hotbed. Sow
Crimson Globe radian and also onion
sets, in rows 4 inches apart between
the lettuce, and beets' and carrot-
inches apart .These vegetables must
be thinned and watered carefully.
Cover the hnthwl with vfa h r
night and during cold days. If the
-weather becomes Very cold, ol'
carpets ana Boards win give extra
protection. A supply of these vegej
taoies may De naa until alter tne
holidays from a carefully handled
hotbed. The same outfit can be used!
to grow early vegetables and plants In
Carry your own parcels and help
the merchant cut his delivery costs.
of 30,000 Serbian women, children
and men from the departments of
Vranje; Nlsh and Pirot and their in
ternment in Asia Minor. Among the
30,000 were 8,008 women and young
girls dellvere&arrer to the Turks. .Of
For Better Photographs
Fresh cakes, breads, and
pies. Orders taken for
home made candy.
10 N. 10th.
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Office Phone 427 White rv.. II A T tJ.
Phone 863" Black IT. I. A. YY ailCfS
"Just like dad's"
"Gosh, but I like Car
ter' underwear.. It don't
get itchy, or pinch me
anywhere. And it donJt
stretch or tear, no matter
ho'w much us fellers
"Ma used to be at mfe
all the time about the
way I wore out my
underwear, but since dad
bought me some suits of
Carter's just like his, ma
just smiles when I un
dress at night."
Whenever tried by one
memoer or tne lamily,
it soon becomes the
choice of all the family-
Reg. U. S. Pat oft.
of all kind. Done in the right
way, by modern machinery.
1 a specialty
in living well and living poor
ly is very small if 'you buy
right. Don't forget that
F. J. EDMONDS
sells New and Second-Hand
at the RIGHT PRICE.
bought. Phone 423. Located
corner Ninth and Walnut.
At the Game Tomorrow
Mr. Coldwind will be
there too. You can't
root, you can't "steam
up" if he once gets hold
. of you. So come down
and prepare for him in
$15 to $35
ana you wui ve properly warmed
up" for the occasion. Then too
Better Quality and Better Style are
Reg. U. 3. Pat oft.
Sold Only at
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Fine Shoe Repairing
Crone Oak, Water Proof
and Neolin Seles.
Oldest and best equipped in
Sewed soles 60c, up.
7 S. 9fh.
While up towrt visit
the' Shooting Gallery
arid Arriuterhent Par
lor. More fun for 5
ce'nti than fn any other
place in town, and
more for your money.
JitJt abovi Broadway on 9th.
Star Taxi Cab Co.
DAY AND NIGHT
20c for one or two pas
sengers. 10c additional
for each passenger.
Country Tripi Made
Saving your old Magazine
50c 100 pounds
Phone 392. Will call
KLASS COM. CO.
Ladies' Tailoring College
i 10 equipped that any woman
or eirl can make all her clothe
under our instruction.
Third Floor, Elvira BIdg.