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THE EYEMKG MISSOURIAN, THURSDAY, JTOYE3IBEB 1, 1917.
Yesterday's Late News
German Agents Blamed for Fire.
The fire at piers 8 and 9 of the
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at
Baltimore, where large quantities of
munitions and supplies for the Ameri
can forces In France were stored, is'
believed to have been of incendiary
origin. It Is generally believed tnat
German agents were responsible for
the lire. The loss Is estimated at $5,
000,000. The theory of Incendiarism
is substantiated by the fact that while
no explosives were stored on the pier,
"six distinct explosions, which shot
off the roof like rockets" were seen
shortly after the Are began.
Railroads Expect labor Union Crisis.
Officials of railroads are expecting
another labor crisis next month. The
switchmen members of the Brother
hood of Railway Trainmen, who have
formulated demands for a $5 a day
minimum wage, and the Switchmen's
Union of North America, who are ask
ing for a 50 per cent advance, say that
the hurried passing of the Adamson
Law only postponed but did not avert
soon, as they are available. This may
not be under thirty days, since the
ship shortage Is so serious. Italy's
ereatest need Is coal and the next
steel for her munitions factories.
SHOES TO GO HIGHEB
U. S. to Hasten Supplies to Italy.
The American Government will
waive the export restrictions In for
warding supplies to Italy to aid In
meeting the Austro-German invasion.
The Italian government will be al
lowed to take all the supplies it needs
most, regardless of the shortage here.
Approximately 100,000 tons of
shipping has been promised. Four
vessels have already been turned over
and the others will be delivered as
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Leather Prices Still on Upward Trend
Hamilton Brown Official Says.
Leather prices are still on the up
ward trend, according to "W. H. Brasel
ton, superintendent of the local branch
of the Hamilton Brown Shoe Company.
Nevertheless, the local plant is run
ning to full capacity and is shipping a
carload of shoes a week.
The securing of another govern
ment contract for army Bhoes has
stimulated labor conditions at the
plant, full forces being employed to
their maximum strength. The volume
of the local company's output con
sists of army shoes, although com
mercial orders are being filled every
day. The army contracts have neces
sitated the employment of special
labor to operate special machinery
used in. producing the army shoe.
Captain T. s. Jenks ,of the quarter
master's department of St. Louis, was
at the local plant yesterday inspecting
the shoes manufactured for the army.
C. E. Ross, general superintendent of
the Hamilton Brown Shoe Company,
was also at the local branch looking
over conditions. They returned
DEPARTMENT YEAR ENDS
,111 Experiments End Today and Re
eliecliiiijr Starts Tomorrow.
Today ends the year of the depart
ment of poultry in the College of
Agriculture. This means that all ex
periments have been concluded on
chickens, and rechecking will take
The much-talked of cottonseed meal.
which was fed chickens with the
view of making them produce more
eggs, has not been found efficient by
the poultry department. So far meat
scraps have been found the best means
of producing good results.
Wisconsin Professor Is Ousted.
Because his remarks about the re
cent Liberty Loan were offensive. Dr.
Ernest Feise, associate professor of
German at the University of Wis
consin, has been allowed to resign.
for those who wear S & B Overcoats
"You 11 Need 'Em at the Game"
New Styles Are Shown HERE FIRST
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H. S. Will Entertain Visiting Team ,. -- :r
A Boot for Street and Dress
in Black Kid
C. H. S. Will Entertain Visiting Team
With Masquerade Party.
The football game between the Co
lumbia and Sedalia high schools at 2
o'clock tomorrow afternoon promises
to be closely contested, as each team
has played a tie game with the Jeffer
son City High School team. Colum
bia High School has not been scored
on this year, although the team was
held to a scoreless tie by both Mar
shall and Jefferson City.
The junior and senior classes of
the Columbia High School will enter
tain the members of the Sedalia foot
ball team at a masquerade party to
morrow night in the High School
ALUMNI DIRECTORY READY SOON
Will Contain Names of Graduates
From ISIS Including 1917.
The 1917 Alumni Directory which is
being published by the University will
contain the names of the trrarinatpn
from 1843. including 1917. It will have
three lists, alphabetical, class and
eeogranhlcal. Under alphabetical will
be occupation, present address and
home address; under class, all names
of alumni, living or dead: under
geographical, state, city and post
omce. mere are 7,ooo names. Added
to this will be a war directory, com
piled by the Missouri Union, which
will give the names of 800 men in ser
vice, where they entered and what
branch of work they are in.
Here to Tell of India.
Miss Martha Mheeldon, general
secretary of the foreign department of
the Young Women's Christian As
sociation in Bombay, India, arrived in
Columbia yesterday. For five years
Miss Wheeldon has been carrying on
this work in India. Last February she
started for America and for two
months was on the seas. After a visit
of five months at her home in Port
land, Ore., Miss Wheeldon was sent
by the National Committee on a
speaking tour of the southern and cen
v V h.
This smart Street and Dress Boot of good
quality, soft, black, glazed kid. Cut eight
inches high; medium weight sole, laced,
leather Louis heels
UnionSuit the Whole Family
Will of D. L. Owen Filed.
The will of D. L. Owen of Halls
ville, who died October 25, was filed
with Probate Judge John F. Murry
today. The will provides that all of
the property shall go to the widow,
Mrs. Sophie Owen, and in case of her
death or marriage to be divided among
the sons and daughters. O. C. and G.
S. Owen are made executors of the
estate without bond.
3Iums the Word.
MUMS- MUMS, MUMS, Big yellow
ones, for the Thanksgiving game.
Place your order 'with us now before It
is too late. We have fine ones readv
NOW. Also cut roses, carnations and
other flowers. Orders delivered any
where. Columbia Floral Company.
Phone 920. CF-42
Hersheys Sent Free to
Boys in Training
The GO-OP is going io do its bit for the boys at the training
camps in the neighboring states. .It will wrap and pay the
postage on all Hersheys bought for the boys in training at
Gamp Funston or Fort Snelling, or in any camp or fort in
Missouri, or any bordering state. The GO-OP will pay part
postage to any place in the world if the Hersheys are sent to
CO-OP Hersheys come direct from Hershey, Pa.
That insures jreshness.
Plant Bulbs Now.
They have just arrived. A fine
stock of hyacinths, tulips, narcissus,
crocus, etc. Now is the time to plant
bulbs for early spring flowering.
Phone 920. Columbia Floral Co.
Fraternity Pledges In Tio Game.
The football vgame between the
pledges of the Sigma Nu and Phi
Gamma Delta fraternities resulted in
a 0 to 0 score yesterday.
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
LOST Co-it for suit on Rollins Held
Tuesday afternoon. Finder please return
to Clarenee Williams, S17 Rollins street or
to gymnasium. W-43
FOR SALE-J C. Smith No. 2 rebuilt
typewriter. Oood as new. Very silently
used. Phone CSS-Whlte. W-43
WANTED A bright young girl for of
fice work. Annlv In own hnmlwrltlnir
Z, care of MIssourlan. T-41tf
and You'll All Be Comfortable
MANY folks seem to have the idea
that Munsingwear is high priced.
The fine quality and careful work-.
manship in munsingwear undoubt
edly gives that impression.
When they find out the price of the particu
lar Munsingwear style and fabric that they
like best, they are usually surprised
They are delighted again when they put
on their Munsingwear !t fits so perfect
ly, feels so comfortable.
Again they are surprised when the Mun
singwear comes back from the wash as
perfect-fitting as ever.
The climax to their Munsingwear experi
ence comes when they discover how long
For any man, woman or child tall, thin,
short or stout there's a perfect-fitting
Munsingwear garment in any style, fabric
or weight desired.
These Munsingwear features explain why
there are now 100,000 Munsingwear
garments sold annually.
The Store of Standard Merdnandis
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?The Comfort Seeker' t
RIGHTLY applied ex
ercise for every ligament,
tendon, and muscle of
BY NATURE'S own
remedy cures corns,
strained tendons, and
turned arch (often mis
named broken arch).
MAKES standing or
walking a real pleasure
for tired, aching feet,
and restores them to a
healthy, normal condition.
The Comfort Seeker' Delight "Booklet" Kent upon requeit.
A luscious red ripe Maraschino Cherry floating in its own
Juice, imprisoned in a wall of the most delicious chocolate you
ever ate. New York and Chicago Confectioners sell .this fine
quality at 80c and $1.00 per pound.
NO BETTER CHOCOLATE CONFECTION
CAN BE MADE AT ANY PRICE
We boueht all we
could get for Friday's
and Saturday's Special
and will sell them while
they last at
Better have us set aside a few boxes for you
JIMMIE'S COLLEGE INN
916 BROADWAY .