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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 7, 1917.
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HAS YIELDED $4,410
War Work Council Workers
41 Report $1,119 From Wom-
II en. 51.913 From Men.
$1,387 FROM FACULTY
Drive Is in Full Swing and
Gaining Momentum, Says
Workers In the Y. M. C. A. war work
council campaign at noon today re
ported subscriptions which brought
the contributions in the University up
to $4,419.75. With the campaign among
tit women little more than half com
plete 1,119.25 had been given as
ajainst $1,913.50 pledged by the men
students of the University. On a per
capita basis the subscriptions of the
women are averaging considerably
more than those of the men students.
The faculty thus far has contributed
JUS", although only a portion of the
members have as yet been given an
opportunity to subscribe. The total
number of subscribers is 844.
"The campaign is in full force today
and seems to be gaining momentum,"
said one of the team captains. One
boy, who was anxious to help the work
along, gave Dr. C. W. Greene $1 which
he had earned from the sale of pump
kins. Numerous $100 contributions
cere reported, and others are ex
pected by the committee this evening
and tomorrow. Morris E. Dry's team
led today with subscriptions amount
ing to $311.50 from fifty-four con
tributors and C. D. Stephenson's
team ranked second with $153 from
thirty-fit e subscribers. For the total
of the two days work, however, Mr.
Stephenson's team heads the list with
$411 as against $407 turned in by Mr.
Dry and his workers.
Dean G. D. Edwards of the Bible
College spoke briefly on the impera
tive need for University students to
raise the amount allotted to them in
this campaibn and emphasized the
significance of the fund by a reference
to "home- life" on the baitlefront. "It
is better that we should give the
money for this work outright." said
Dean Edwards, "than for the govern
ment to lew taxes to collect it; and"
is primarily the duty of those who re
main at home to make a sacrifice for
those who go."
The final luncheon will be held to
morrow at 12:15 o'clock in the Y. M.
C. A. Auditorium, when complete re
ports from all committees are ex
pected to be submitted.
CHILD WELFARE CONSIDERED
Association I'lans Increase of "Work to
Keep Pact' With Other Nations.
"We shall have to do a great deal
in child welfare work if we keep
pace with the nations at war," said
Mrs. Eliot R. Clark at a meeting of
the Child Welfare Association yester
day afternoon. "France has done more
of this work than any other country,
probably because she has had the
greatest strain. The French have a
special system by which children and
mothers are given special care. Nurses
are stationed in the factories and night
work ofr mothers is forbidden. The
state is responsible for every child In
France. England has also kept up in
this work ery well.
"Before the" United States went ""to
war, infantile mortality increased be
cause of the high prices. Massachusetts
has taken steps in this work. The state
has been divided into districts and a
visiting nurse appointed for each dis
trict" Mrs. Clark thinks the greatest
problem to be considered is that of the
older children who are left at home
to do as they please while the father
Is at war and the mother at work.
At the business meeting of the as
sociation Mrs. Ida Ragsdale was
selected as delegate to the meeting of
the State Conference of Social Wel
fare which will be held in Joplin next
week. Mrs. C. F. McVey was elected
treasurer of the association. Miss Tete
Tcdd was appointed to see if any
thing could be done for the Child Wel
fare Association through the Red
FORMER COLUMBIAN MURDERED
C A. Cardwell lilt In Read With Ham
but at Rntte, Montana.
Charles A. Cardwell, a former Co
lumbia man. was killed at Butte. Mont.,
November 4 D. F. Allbright. a fel
low worker, is held for the murder.
He and Cardwell had quarreled over a
Jab which the latter had secured arid
Allbright hit Cardwell over the head
with a sledge hammer, killing him in
stantly. The body was sent to Indiana j
To Preach Dedicatory Sermon.
The Rev. C. M. Aker of Richmond,
a former pastor of the Broadway
Methodist Church, will preach the
dedicatory sermon for the new Wilkes
Boulevard Methodist Church at 11
o'clock Sunday morning. About six
years ago, the Reverend Aker con
ducted the first meeting held In the
north part of town, which resulted in
the formation of the present church.
Not. i;. Second Pht JIu Alpha concert by
Zoellner Ouartet in University
Nov. 14. Lecture on "The Government
Aid In Feeding the Nation," by
K. II. Newell, head of department
of civil engineering. University of
Illinois In Agricultural Auditorium
at S p. m.
Nv. 13. Lecture on "Co-operation Among
Engineer," by Prof. K. II. Newell,
head of department of civil
engineering. University of Illinois,
lu Physic Lecture Room at 4 tun.
Nov. 29. Missouri-Kansas football game
on Rollins Field. Homecoming
Day at tbe University.
MISSED ONES MAT SIGN FLEDGE
Opportunity Provided to Take Pledge
Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
Editor the Missourian: In the house
to house canvass for signatures In the
family enrollment campaign, a number
of people who wish to sign were
missed in one way or another and,
that these citizens may be able to show
their loyalty, blanks will be on hand
from Thursday through Saturday at
the following places: C. B. Miller's
shoe store. Knight's Drug Shop and
the Red Cross Headquarters.
It Is hoped that every one in Co
lumbia whose name is 'not already in
will take this opportunity ft) join the
MRS. W. E. HARSHE. Chairman.
Drys Are Ahead of the Wets
in the Count There This
Ity Associated Tres
CINCINNATI. Nov. 7. Returns from
seventeen precincts of Harrison Coun
ty gave the Prohibition forces the
lead for the first time in many hours
In the Ohio wet and dry election ?ith
a majority of 352 votes, which was in
creased to a lead of 1,444 votes with
complete returns from Allen County.
The figures from 5,484 precincts out of
5.756 in Ohio were: For prohibition
490,417; against prohibition, 4SS.973.
"Rrjs Are Caininc In Ohio.
Uy Associated Press
CINCINNATI. Ohio, Nov. 7. With
514 precincts still to be heard from,
the dries had cut the majority of the
wets to 4,101 today. A large majority
of the precincts still to come in form
territory reputed to be dry. I
Returns from 5.232 precincts give
for prohibition. 4GG.794; against pro
Patrol Boat Is Sunk One
Officer and Twenty
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7. The Navy
Department today was awaiting from
Vice-Admiral Sims a complete report
of the torpedoing of the American pa
trol vessel, Alcedo, which went down
in the war zone early Monday morn
ing with a probable loss of one of
ficer and twenty men. The .Alcedo
apparently was hit in a vital spot, as
only four minutes elapsed before she
R. TAYLOR NEW SCHOOL COACH
Board at Today's Meeting Accepts J.
K. O'Heeron's Resignation.
The Board of Education met
yesterday and took lunch at the high
school cafeteria. The resignation of
J. K. O'Heeron, director of athletics
at the Columbia High School, was ac
cepted, and George Taylor of Colum
bia was elected to take his place.
Miss Grace Timms was elected teach
er of domestic science In the grade
school. The secretary of the board
was instructed to advertise for. bids
for the wreckage and the moving of
the Fred Douglass School.
Miss Cyrcne Shepard resigned as
second grade teacher at Benton School.
The position will be filled by Miss
The superintendent was instructed
to make arrangements for the ab-'
sence of any teachers who wish to at
tend the Missouri State Teachers' As
sociation to be held at Kansas City
November 15-17. The holidays for the
rest of the semester were fixed as
follows: Thanksgiving. Thursday and
Friday, November 2S and 29, and
Christmas, from 4 o'clock Friday, De
cember 21, to Wednesday, January 2.
.Mothers' Club Gives Informal Tea.
An informal tea "was given yesterday
by the .Mothers' Club of the Eugene
Field School in the school building for
i. uwa ...Tin An nnt hplnntr in the
club, but who have children in thel
school, and for the several guests,
Vom nther mothers' clubs in the city. I
Miss Viola Cox, a freshman in Colum- i
bia High School sang. me next'
regular meeting of the club will be
held on the third Thursday of the
month 'instead of the fourth Thursday.
which falls on Thanksgiving Day.
C. II. S. to Play Central College.
Columbia Hign School will play the
second team of Central College next
Friday at 3:15 o'clock on Rollins
TUESDAY SET ASIDE
AS "MEATLESS DAY"
Wednesday to Be Wheatless,
It Is Decided by Freder
ick B. Mumford.
ALL MUST OBSERVE
Beef, Pork,' Mutton, White
Flour Must Be Conserved,
Tuesday of each week was set aside
as "meatless day" and Wednesday as
"wheatless day" for Missouri today
by Frederick B. Mumford, federal
food administrator for the state.
These days have been specially des
ignated for the conservation of wheat
and meat by every person in the
state, whether they have signed the
food pledge cards or not. Administra
tor Mumford declared. These days
are already being observed by some
groups of persons in the state, but
the practice has not become wide
spread. "We are setting aside a particular
meatless day,"" Administrator Mum
ford said, "because of the necessity
for the conservation of beef, pork and
mutton. This may be accomplished
by a larger use of poultry products,
fish and game in season. The setting
aside of the day, of course, does not
mean that substitutions are to be
made on that day only.
To Saie White Flour.
"Mr. Hoover has given an interpre
tation of a 'wheatless day' as meaning
a day for the substitution of corn and
other mill products for whole wheat.
It doe snot mean that graham flour
and similar foodstuffs cannot be used,
but it does mean the conservation of
.More than 3,000 Missouri hotels,
restaurants and clubs are today sign
ing the Hoover pledge- cards for food
conservation, according to an an
nouncement made today from the of
fice of Mr. Mumford. The plan is a
part of the general food saying prop
aganda for the strte. ,
Hotel;, Ham Chance to Save.
"Food conservation can "be more
readily reckoned in hotels, restaur
ants and clubs than in any other
place," he said, "because of the fact
that their supplies are handled in the
bulk and there is a greater oppor
tunity to waste and a still greater op
portunity to save.
"The hotels in the larger cities and
in many of the smaller cities of the
state are already practicing conserva
tion by judicial substitution of foods,
with telling success. We hope at the
completion of this campaign to have
every hotel and restaurant in Mis
souri, in addition to all clubs, mem
bers of the food administration and
working in co-operation with it."
NEGRO WOMAN HOLDS REVIVAL
Preaches at St. FanI 31. E. Church
and Aids Conservation.
Edith Randolph, negro evangelist, is
holding a series of meetings at the
St. Paul .Methodist Church here. She
conducted a similiar revival here two
She says that the negroes of thel
state are much interested In the war
and in helping Uncle Sam conserve.
"I went out with one of the members
of the church here," she said, "and
helped her canvass this district for
conservation pledges. The people were
all so glad to sign the pledge that we
soon ran out of cards." She is from
Missouri, was graduated from the high
school at Hannibal and studied in
Pittsburgh, Pa. She is sent out by
the North Missouri Board of Missions.
In the pulpit she wears an academic
Advertising Aids Lhe Stock Dealers.
Successful community marketing is
made possible only by the production
of high class animals, advertising,
fair dealing and unselfish effort. Ef
fective publicity, says a recent pub
lication of the University of Missouri
College of Agriculture, may be had
by co-operative advertisements in lo
cal papers, in general farm and breed
papers and In descriptive pamphlets.
.Tonrnnllsts Will 3fcet Tonight.
Officers for the Junior and senior
classes in the School of Journalism
will be elected at 7:15 o'clock toifight
in Room 100 of the Journalism Build
ing. An all-student president in
journalism will also be chosen by
members of the two classes. Plans
will be made for the Thankgiving state examination and obtained cer
Day parade. " itificates which permit them to teach
I three years. Positions were found for
0. T. C. Battery Buys 510,000 Bonds, jail of those who wished to teach. The
The first battery of the Officers' demand for teachers has been greater
Training Camp at Fort Sheridan. 111., than the supply. . '
brought about the sale of $540,000 :
worth of Liberty Bonds, writes O. R, Cosmopolitan Club to Meet Tonight.
Johnson, formerly of the farm man- i The Cosmopolitan Club will be en-
agement department of the College of ! tertained at the home of Prof, and
Agriculture, now a member of the Mrs. R. J. Kerner at 7:30 o'clock to
First Battery. ' night at the second social meeting for
Fire at Home of J. P. Gant.
The Columbia Fire Department was
called to the home of J. P. Gant at 807
North Eighth street this morning. A
slight blaze on the roof of the house
was soon extinguished.
IS EASILY ELECTED
Tammany Hall Returned to
Power as Result of Yester
day's. Decisjve Victory
Over Other Tickets.
WOMEN GET VOTE
IN EMPIRE STATE
Republicans In Massachu
setts Win Entire Ticket
Fusion Slate Nets-Election
of 14 In Chicago.
Ily Associated Press
NEW; YORK, Nov. 7. Tammany
Hall returned to power as a result .of
jesterday's mayorality election In New
York City. Not only was Judge John
F. Hylan swept Into office by the larg
est plurality ever given a mayoral
candidate In this city, but the entire
Democratic ticket was elected, giv
ing the administration the sixteen
votes in the Board of Estimate, which
controls the city expenditures.
Hylan's plaurlity was 147,000. The
vote was: Hylan, Democratic, 297,000;
Mitchell. Fusion, 149,0001 Hillquit.
Socialist, 142.000; Bennett, Republican.
New York (Sites Suffrage to Women.
By Associated Press
NEW YORK, Nov. 7. Women In this
state were given unlimited suffrage in
yesterday's election by a majority that
is expected to reach 100,000. '
Fusion Ticket Wins in Chicago.
Ily Associated Tress
CHICAGO, Nov. 7. Democrats and
Republicans in Chicago and Cook
County today expressed gratification at
the reuslts of the judicial election
yesterday in which a fusion ticket
carrying seven candidates from each
of these parties swept into office over
Socialist and Independent opposition
i by a plurality estimated at more than
75.000 put of a total vote of 244,913.
Fusion leaders charged the Social
ists with appealing for votes on an
anti-American and anti-war platform.
3fass. Republican. Win Everything.
By Associated Press ,
BOSTON, Nov. 7. The small Demo
cratic vote here was one of the fea
tures of the state election yesterday
when Governor Samuel W. McCall was
chosen for the third term. All other
Republican state officers were re
elected and the Republicans made a
net gain of six on joint ballots for the
Governor JlcCall's plurality over
Frederick Mansfield. Democratic
candidate, was 90,559. The total vote
was: McCall. 226.404; Mansfield.
-MISSOURI WOMEN WILL VOTE"
Mrs. W. McNah Miller Says They Will
Ballot on Next President.
"Missouri women will be voting for
the next President," said Mrs. Walter
McNab Miller, vice-president of the
National. Suffrage Leage, this after
noon, incommentig upon the signifi
cance of the New- York vote for suf
frageVWith the number of electorial
votes we had in favor of suffrage, the
additions of New York's electorial
vote places the Federal Amendment in
a peculiarly favorable condition for
being passed at the next session of
Mrs. Miller said further that the
stand of President Wilson for suffrage
had much influnece in the vote In New
York. Besides that, all the candidates
for mayor and the -rest of the munici
pal officers in New York were for
woman suffrage, and this was very
The federal amendment is on the
calendar in the Senate and will be
brought up soon after Congress meets
again. Just before adjournment, the
House created a Woman Suffrage Com
mittee which will be appointed im
mediately upon the calling of Con
gress. President Wilson, and Speaker
Clark were instrumental in getting
his committee created .
STEPHENS' GIRLS LIKE TEACHING
53 of Last Year's Class Obtain State
Certificates for 3 Years.
Fifty-three oflast year's graduat-
ing class of Stephens' College took the
the school year. There will be music.
songs and short talks. AH the for
eign students are members of the
club, which alms to foster asplrit of
brotherhood and co-operation among
the various nationalities represented
at the University.
Tor Colunilila and VCMnltv: Pair
moderate weather tonlclit and Tlmr.ilfn-
and prolialdy Friday. Iwet tempera
ture afiove the freezing point.
For .Missouri-: Fair tonight and Thurs
day; not niuih elianpe in temperature.
Shipper. Forcast: Within a r.idiu of
Lis) railed of ColuuiMa the lonet temepra
tnre do rln 2 the next 35 hours will lie almve
the freezing point.
Flue weather continues the pn-valllnc
feature throughout the Plain. Central
Valleys and generally over the eastern half
of the United States. Alone the Paciflc
Coast and in most of the Southern Plateau
the weather i more or less unsettled.
CONFER WITH FACTORY MEN
Isadore Rarth and W. B. Now ell, Jr.,
Go to St. Louis-.
Isadore Barth and W. B. Nowell,
Jr., go to StLouis tonight as repre
sentatives of the Columbia Commer-'
cial Club to confer with officials of
the Marx & Haas Clothing Company
in regard to the building of a factory
here. The nronositlnn nf inilncinp- ht
'company to build here was discussed
jat a meeting of the club jesterday
BRITISH TAKE GAZA
Army Carries Entire System
of Turk Defense in Holy
Land, Report Says.
By Associated Press '
LONDON, Nov. 7. The British have
captured the city of Gaza in Pales
tine, the war office announced. They
have made an advance of nine miles.
carrying the whole Turkish system of
defense in this region and capturing
two towns besides Gaza.
The new British offensive in Pales
tine, which Is being prosecuted vigor
ously now that the oppressive heat of
the summer season no longer causes
enforced inactivity, is being developed
along the front extending eastward
from the Mediterranean coast.
Gaza is 30 miles north of the cap
tured positions, near the coast. It is
about 30 miles southwest, of Beer-
sheba, which the British captured a
few days ago, and 50 miles southwest
.MISS BRYANTS WORK EFFICIENT
Columbia's Visiting Nurse Furnishes
and Maintains Her On it Car.
The meeting of the Charity Organ
ization Society yesterday disclosed the
fact that not only has Miss Willie T.
Bryant, the visiting nurse, been do
ing her work efficiently, but that she
has also been using her own car and
bearing the maintenance of it in her
frequent visits to the needy sick. Her
generosity is appreciated by the so
ciety, as it is the custom in cities the
size of Columbia to provide the vis
iting nurse with transportation.
Miss Bryant, who receives $S7.50 a
month, is one of the two paid workers
of the Charity Organization Society.
The other is D. E. Major, who re
ceives a salary of $25 a month. He
devotes his whole time to the work
of helping the poor.
UNIVERSITY GIRLS PLAY SOCCER
Dr. .Meanwell Coaches Teams of Co
Eds on Hockey Field.
The girls of the University are go
ing to play soccer. Dr. W. E. Mean-
well explained the game Monday aft
ernoon at Rothwell Gymnasium. At
3 o'clock this afternoon the game
was tried on the girls' hockey field,
with Doctor Meanwell coaching.
Soccer is an international game. It
originated in England and has spread
from there all over the world. Doc
tor Meanwell recommends it as a
high school game. Downer College at
Milwaukee is the only college west of
the Appalachians that has girls' soc
cer. The University will be the sec
ond. Doctor Meanwell said in speaking
of the fact that soccer is an Interna
tional game: "In Wisconsin, the var
sity team was made up of two Chinese,
one Japanese, two South Americans of
Spanish descent, one German, one
Swede and the rest Americans. AH
of them had played in their own
countries before coming to the uni
versity." SHEPARD CHAIRMAN MINUTE MEN
Will Hare Charge of War Publicity
Campaign In Count.
Dr. W. J. Shepard has been appoint
ed chairman of the four minute men
in Boone County. He will be respon
sible for the conduct of a campaign
of nublicltv and education in regard to
the present war. The four-minute
men will organize Immediately anu
speakrs will be chosen from the fol
lowing list: J. W. Hudson, ismor
Loeb, Walter Williams, Jesse E.
Wrench, Jack Frost, N. T. Gentry,
William Sapp, George S. btarrett ana
H. M. McPheeters.
W. R. Burruss spoke in the local
theaters last night on "Why We Are
FichtinV" He will speak again to
night on "What Our Enemy Rcally
Fraternities Hear of War Fund.
Speakers for the Y. M. C. A. War
Work Fund campaign visited the fra
ternity houses at the evening meal
yesterday and made an earnest ap
peal for subscriptions to the fund.
TO LIVENZA RIVER;
General Cadorna Withdraws
Forces to Stream Twelve
Miles, Below Tagliamento,
It Is Announced.
ACTION IS TRIED
Territory of Military Opera
tions Now Extends North
and East of Po and Mincio
By Associited Tress
ROME. Nov. 7. The Italians have
withdrawn in good order from the
Tagliamento River toward the Llven
za River, it was announced today.
The Livenza is the next river line
behind the Tagliamento. Its mouth
is twelve miles below that of the Tag
liamento. Its course is tortuous and
it has been generally assumed that
General Cadorna would undertake
nothing more than a delaying action
there, making a stand on a more fa
vorable line such as the Piava River.
Zone of War Operations Enlarged.
By Associated Pre
ITALIAN HEADQUARTERS. Tues
day (delayed). General Cadorna ''has
issued an order including in tbe zone
of military operations all territory
north and east of the Pd and Mincio
This district takes in all of North
eastern Italy from a point on the
Adriatic coast about thirty miles
south of Venice westward and north
ward to Lake Garda on the Trentino
Austro-Germans Take More Italian.
By. Associates Press
BERLIN, Nov. 7. The Austro-Ger-man
forces are continuing their pur
suit of the retreating Italian forces
and have taken more prisoners, the
war office announced today.
Italians Not Easily Dislodged.
By Associated Press
ITALIAN ARMY HEADQUARTERS,
Tuesday (delayed). Again a brigade
of Italian grenadiers has covered
itself with glory, standing like a rock
in the face of the advancing Austro
German tide until it wasoverwhelmed.
After the enemy had crossed the Tag
liamento and was pressing on be
tween the Pordenona and Portajouaro
rivers, the grenadiers were assigned
to hold up the advance in this region.
No shelling from the enemy could
dislodge them. They lay prone be
hind brushwwod calmly awaiting the
foe. As soon as'the enemy came with
in range, the ranks were swept with
the rifle fire of the grenadiers. The
Austro-German lines were built up
immediately and continued to advance.
As they approached the grenadiers
rose to their knees and hurled their
grenades, but were unable to with
hold the advancing enemy.
The surviving officers ordered a
bayonet charge. Without hesitation,
the grenadiers dashed at the foe.
Then the few surviving men, using
their rifles as clubs, fought on until,
one by one, they fell. They did not
fall, however, until they had accom
plished the task assigned, for their
resistance delayed the enemy until
the Italian troops reached places of
safety and were re-formed for action.
CHILD DIES OF DIPHTHERIA
Frances 31. Wren Victim of Dreaded
Frances M. Wren, the 2-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Wren
of Gordon street, died of diphtheria
this morning. The child had been ill
for several days. Funeral announce
ments will be made later.
Dr. Nojes to Tell of Camp Diseases.
"Methods of Control of Camp Dis
eases" will be the subject of Dr. Guy
,. Noyes' address before the Medical
Society of the University at 7:30
'clock Friday night in the Medical
Building. Doctor Noyes spent tbe
last several months at Camp Funston
nd will base his talk on practical as
veil as theoretical knowledge. Pre-
medical students are invited.
Germans Take Food Crops In Belgium:
By Associated Press
THE HAGUE. Netherlands. Nov. 7.
According to Vry Belgie, the Ger
man administration In Belgium has
decided to appropriate for German
use half the entire crop of potatoes,
fruit and vegetables. The other half
is partly used for extra rations to
workmen who are engaged in work
for Germany. "
Horticultural Club Meets Tonight
The Horticultural Club will meet at
7:15 o'clock tonight in the Horticultur
al Building. Professor H. F. Major
and K. C. Sullivan will speak.
3retLodst Women to Che Dinner.
The ladies of the Broadway Meth
odist Church will give a chicken pie
dinner Thursday, November 15.