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THE EVENING MISSOURIAN
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 12, 1917.
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War Fund Campaign Started
This Morning With Blow
ing of Whistles.
THE GOAL IS $15,000
Rockyfork Township Gives
$1,366 Half of Local
Quota Siibs'lH'd Remain's
UniTcn.lt- $10,000 $CG33.90 $3,301.10
County ',:m 4,711.93 7ssjji
Columbia .- 7,500 3,4'w.oo 4,0i:.00
The campaign for the Y. 51. C. A,
war fund went steadily ahead today.
The totals will reach nearly $9,000
$4,000 for Columbia and ?5,000 for
the county, according to E. V. Steph
ens late this afternoon. Blasts' from
Columbia whistles announced the
start of the canvass of the city. The
results of the first day's work are
very satisfactory to the committee, as
Columbia's quota Is $7,500, of which
over half is already subscribed.
H. M. McPheeters, campaign mana
ger of Boone County, said this after
noon that the people of the county
were enthusiastic. Rockyfork Town
ship was the only one to oversubscribe
on the first day. Its allotment was
$1,000 and it subscribed for $1,366.
Speeches were made throughout the
county at the. churches yesterday.
The following are the subscriptions
up to 1 o'clock In Columbia, excluding
those of $1 or less:
$200 John N. Taylor.
$150 Parker Furniture Company.
$100 C. B. Rollins, J. R. Thomas,
W. K. Bayless, Columbia High School.
C. B. Miller, E. W. Stephens, Method
ist Sunday School Baptist Sunday
School, W. A. Bright, X. T. Gentry, R.
$50 Mrs. A. M. McAfee, E. M.
Watson, Emmett McDonnell, W. B.
Nowell, D. D. Moss, Dr. Sidney Smith,
Mrs. E. C. Cllnkscales, Jesse Smith,
L. W. Berry, Alex. Bradford, W. W.
Payne, N. D. Evans, II. H. Banks.
$30 Dr. J. E. Thornton. Frank
$25 Dr. Woodson Moss, L. D.
Shobe, Mrs. J. H. Waugh. Victor Barth
Clothing Company, Mrs. C. H. Draper,
T. W. Whittle. Ladles Aid Society of
the Christian Church, Fred Dalton.
Dr. A. W. Kampschtnldt. llerley Daily.
Mrs. R. X. Hall. J. W. Carter, S. C.
Hunt, John T. Mitchell, Payne-Roth
Urocery Company, M. U. Conley, Dr.
C. M. Sneed. W. S. Dorsey, A. Fred
rndall. $20 W. R. Prather, Robert Rogers.
Hetzler Bros., R. B. Price, Jr., A. G.
$15 The Rev. M. A. Hart, J. W.
Strawn, W. H. Braselton, J. M.
Stephenson, Jr., Mrs. Roy Davis.
$10 J. R. Somerville, A. C. Estes,
A. C. Hulen, Mrs. F. P. Miller, A. D.
Hawkins, J. P. Gant. R. H. Gray, Dr.
T. W. Young, F. P. Miller, X. W. Bur
ton. Mrs. W. A. Bright, W. A. Bright,
Mrs. Joe Estes, Queen Smith, Dr. R.
L. Lockridge, Joe Estes, Wood H.
Sapp, Harvey Coons, Fielding W.
Smith. J. C. Stephens, B. R. Melvin,
W. M. Dinwiddie, L. E. Hill, W. H.
Thomson, J. M. Long, O. B. Wilson,
J. J. Phillips, John Estes Dry Goods
Company, Thomas Robnett, Gentry
Clark, Berry McAlester, Dr. II. I.
Bragg, Ralph Finley.
$5 Mrs. X. E. Somerville, W. H.
Coats, J. A. Oliver, E. D. Loftis, Hallie
Casteo, George Bauer, Oakland Sun
day School (George Thomson, Supt.).
Mrs. L. M. Switzler. Mrs. E. S. Cave,
Mrs. Lee Walker, Lee Walker, Mr.
and Mrs. Guy McQuitty, W. B. Klass,
Marshall Patterson. Dr. Virgil Blake-
more, Francis Sanders, .Mrs. tua
Shlpe, Mrs. A. W. Kampschmldt, H.
M. McPheeters, J. G. Armistead,
George Stout, Mrs. Kate S. Conley,
Mrs. T. V. Logan, Miss Willie T. Bry
ant, T. O. Robinson, M. G. Quinn, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Weathers. Dr. C. F. Ed
mondston, Richards Meat Market, T.
E. Wisdom, R. P. Finley, Harry X.
Bryant, (D. T. Arnett, Alex Stewart, B.
F. Venable, Joe Creasy, Lipscomb &
Garth Shoe Company, P. D. Prather,
G. D. Kelly. W. E. McClaine, B.
Gentsch, Sapp Motor Company, S.
Yoest. W. D. Shaw, C. W. Martin, Roy
W. Wright, H. S. Biever. Herley Dal
ley, Joel Carter, W. H. Goldsberry, J.
B. Gant. L. T. Searcy, W. S. St. Clair,
W. L. Jarvls, E. M. Price, E. W.
James, Lakenan Price, .Moscow
Brothers, Cox & Hudson, R. W.
Wright, E. C. Scott, Xewman Hard
ware Co., W. B. Allen, George Harrell.
$2.50 Mrs. W. H. Cochran.
The amounts raised In the various
townships reported up to noon today
Rockyfork, $1,1CG and a calf valued
?2,C12 PLEDGED YESTERDAY
Campaign Starts at a 3la.s Meeting
In Columbia Theater.
Tho campaign for a Y. M. C. A. war
work fund of $7,500 In Columbia start
ed yesterday. Columbia citizens sub
scribed $2,642 yesterday afternoon at
Nov. 12. Second Phi Ma Alpha concert by
Zoellner Quartet lu University
Nov. 13. Meeting of Tuelay Clul) In Y. M.
C. A. Building.
Nor. H. Lecture on "The Rovernment
Aids In Feeding the Nation," by
K. II. Newel I, bead of department
of civil engineering. University of
Illinois, In University Auditorium
at S p. m.
Nov. 13. Lecture on "Co-operation Among
Kuglneers," by I'rof. P. II. Newell,
head of department of civil
engineering. University of Illinois,
In Physics Lecture Itoom at 4 p. m.
Nov. 2D. Missouri-Kansas football game
on Holllns Field. Homecoming
Day at the University.
the meeting which was held in the
E. W. Stephens, chairman of the
meeting, spoke briefly concerning the
gravity of the situation now facing
the American people. He said that
never before had the world witnessed
such a splendid response to a need
as the people had made to the Liberty
Loan but that now a greater duty
awaits them, the task of providing for
the religious, moral and social wel
fare of the men in the camps and at
the front. Mr. Stephens then intro
duced Judge Selden P. Spencer of St.
Judge Spencer said that the attitude
of the American people toward the
war in the beginning was Indifferent
because Its significance had not been
brought home to them. The war was
like a fire in a distant city, terrible,
but of no immediate concern. Through
the sinking of Lusttanla and the other
crimes of which the Germans have
been guilty, he said, the American na
tion had now awakened to the fact
ihat It has an important part to play
In the righting of the wrongs of this
war. Judge Spencer declared that
the United States could have stayed
out of this war only at the expense
of its moral nature.
"Get the Idea out of your head that
this war will not last long," said
Judge Spencer, "Germany is at full
power. France is bled white. England
will be at her full power this year.
She can hold it for a year, and then it
is up to the United States."
Judge Spencer asked for the Y. M.
C. A., the united support 'of the peo
ple, in its great undertaking for the
boys in the great camps throughout
the land. "The leisure hours are the
young man's fiery furnaces," said Mr.
Spencer. According to his belief, this
war will be either the making of the
life of many a young man or the ruin.
After the address Mr. Stephens
called for contributions to the fund.
The response was ..Immediate. .Con
tributions raging from $200 down to
$5 were made. 'The University Cadet
IN A RALLY
Y. M. C. A. War Work In
spires Plans for Gathering
at Stephens College.
Believing that women are the most
Interested in the work of the Y. M. C.
A. among the soldiers, the pub
licity committee of the Y. M. C. A. war
fund has appointed thirteen women to
make preparations for a wonen's
The rally will take place in the
Stephens College Auditorium and on
the college grounds, which will be
lighted for the occasion. Xo date has
been fixed, but It will be Wednesday
or some later night from 7:30 to 9
o'clock. Only women are to be on the
program. Two or three speeches not
to exceed five minutes will be made.
Mrs. Frederick D. Gardner of Jefferson
City will be invited to speak.
Most of the entertainment is to
consist of singing, reading and band
music. Choruses from the Columbia
High School and from Christian and
Stephens colleges will give several
numbers. Soloists will sing some of
the songs that are most popular with
the soldiers now, such as: "The
Battle Hymn of the Republic," "Carry
.Me Back to Old Virginia," ".My Old
Kentucky Home," "The end of a
Perfect Day," and "Old Black Joe."
An admission of ten or fifteen
cents will be charged.
The Women's Patriotic Rally is
meant to be the final push in the
war fund campaign.
The following women are in charge
of the rally: Mrs. Marlon W. Hertlg
and Miss Anna Laura Johnson from
Christian College, Misses Eva West
and Bickley from Stephens College;
Misses Meta Eltzen and Saidee Stean
from the Columbia High School
faculty; Mrs. J. G. Babb, Mrs. E. W.
Stephens and Mrs. J. E. Thornton of
the D. A. R.; Mrs. S. C. Hunt and
Mrs. B. C. Hunt of the U. D. C; Mrs.
James Laughlin and Mrs. Orville
Barnett of the Daughters of 1812.
Mrs. U. -H. finndh'fimriT's Brother Dies.
Word was received here this after
noon of the death In Jefferson City
of W. F. Rossen, a brother of Mrs. B.
M. Gundleflnger, who lives two
miles north of Columbia. Mrs. Gundle
flnger had not heard that her brother
was ill an dthought that he was still
at his home in St. Louis. She did not
know the cause of his death.
A. G. Spencer SJ-1W 160-Acre Farm.
A. G. Spencer, cashier of the Boone
County Xaticnal.Bank. sold his 160-
acre farm, four miles east of Colum
bia, to R. H. Long Friday. The con
sideration was $10,500.
Premier Reported to Head an
Army of 200,000 Against
REBELS LOSING OUT
Defection Limited to Petro-
and Moscow Revolt
Started in Finland.
By Associated Press
Premier Kerensky, at the head of
200,000 loyal troops, Is marching on
Petrograd where the Maximalists
rapidly are losing power. The upris
ing In Moscow was abortive apparent
ly and the loyal troops have driven
the revolutionary forces into the
Apparently there have been no furth
er defections to the Maximalists from
the army and garrisons and Petrograd
and Moscow alone appear to have been
affected by the uprising of the fol
lowers of Lenine.
The radical element in Finland has
seized the opportunity to attempt to
set up a separate government.
Fighting; in Petropnnl.
Br Associated Press .
PETROGRAD. Xov. 12. Street
fighting is proceeding constantly.
Junkers and loyalists to the Kerensky
government regained possession of the
telephone station this morning. The,
exact whereabouts of the Kerensky;
army, which Is reported to be ap
proaching the city, is unknown at
Fighting is in progress in the Grand
Morskata between Boksheviki infantry
men and Junker rorces in armored
Washington Orders Board
Here to Make a New
The local draft board has received
instruction from the office of the Pro
vost Marshal General, Washington, on
how to prepare the summary sheets
classifying all registered men. The
data, says the communication from
Washington, Is to be used by the nextiorganizatlons to Mr.; Stephens.
session of Congress. Nothing is said
as to whether this information will be
used in the selection of the next group
of drafted men.
Information on the registered men
is obtained by considering them in
classes. The work is divided into three
general classes: The preparation of
the registration cards, the summar
ization of the data already contained
In the certified columns of the docket
sheet and the summarization of the
data contained on these cards.
The Information includes the num
ber of registered men, the number al
ready called and whether they have
been accepted or not, the quota for
this district and when it is due, the
number of exemptions allowed or dis
allowed and the total number asked
for. Then on another sheet must be
given the numbers of married and
single registered men, the numbers
registered and not called, those called
or exempted. The same information
as to numbers registered, called ex
empted or accepted must be given un
der the classification of citizenship
and alienage. The numbers of every
nationality must be given on these
LABORERS ABE BEING SOUGHT
3fen Canvassers Taking Census To
day of Workers for Jfew Factory.
Four women started from the Com
mercial Club rooms this morning to
take a census of women who could
work in the proposed clothing factory
of the Marx-Haas Clothing Company
of St. Louis.
"Fifteen women are needed for this
canvassing, and we are anxious to get
them started as we want to finish by
the middle of the week," said H. S.
JacVs, secretary of the Commercial
Club. A dollar and a half a day is
paid to the census takers, and those
who want the work can apply at the
Commercial Club rooms. Those who
are already at work are Misses Mar
guerite Clayton, Bennie Freeman,
Ethel Williams and Mrs. Elmer Keel.
"If we can get the labor, it will be
90 per cent of the batle," said I. A.
Barth. president of the Retail
Merchants' Association, "and the
factory will be started inside of thirty
days. We will be glad to hear from
rural districts and other towns, and
those who want employment can
notify Mr. Jacks," added Mr. Barth.
A few applications have already come
from the country.
The factory will be situated on or
near Broadway, although the exact
situation has not yet been selected.
All the machinery used will be oper
ated by motor, thus reducing the
labor to a minimum. A few men
will be needed for the heavier work.
Eight hours will constitute a day. and
the pay will be according to skill.
The V. D. C. to Meet.
The U. D. C. will meet at 2 o'clock
Wednesday afternoon at the home of J
Mrs. Margaret Somerville.
Local Man, Honored in
Every Sphere of Life, Sub
ject of Meeting.
J. P. JACOBS SPEAKS
Major La Coff, A. A. Speer,
Edward Austin and Others
A special joint service, which took
the place of the regular Sunday-
School and church service, was held at
the Baptist Church yesterday in
honor of E. W. Stephens, who has
taught a class In the Sunday School
for 30 years.
The class Is now a general lecture
class, for men and women. University
and college students, but when it was
organized it was composed of five
girls. Miss Eva Johnston, adviser of I
women in the university and Mrs. m.'
D. Lewis, formerly Miss Amanda
Prather. are the only two still living'
In Columbia. .Miss Johnston took part
'in the program yesterday.
The main address nn hP nnm
was delivered by the Rev. Joseph P.! 1TALTAN HEADQUARTERS, Xov.
Jacobs of Kansas City. Mr. Jacobs is 12. Retirement of that part of the
Superintendent of all religious. edu-'Italian force in the CornIa district of
cational and philanthropic Baptist northern Venetla has shortened the
work in Missouri. He told of Mr. Steph- Italian main font, which now pre
ens' work. He told of Mr. Stephens'. sents a comPact ine extendng about
work as a Baptist and said he be- tWenty m,Ies along the n6w r,ver de"
lleved that he was the best known
Baptist layman in the United States.
Members of Capitol Commission Speak.
The members of the State Capitol
Commission Board, of which Mr.
Stephens Is chairman, attended in a
body. Major Theodore LaCoff. a mem
ber of the board who has built a num
ber of the University buildings on the
West Campus Campus gave a short
talk. Before Major LaCoff came to
this country he lived in Alsdce
Lorralne. He said that at one time he
could sleep at home in France, break
fast in Switzerland, have lunch In
Germany, dinner in Belgium and re
turn home to spend the night. A. A.
Speer. vice-president and Edward
Austin, secretary. ot the Commission
Board also gave short talks.
The Rev. T. W. Young told of Mr.
Stephens' work here in the church.
Representatives from other Sunday
Schools brought greetings from their
representatives were, X. T. Gentry,
Presbyterian: J. T. Mitchell, Chris
tian: E. McDonnell, Methodist. A com
mittee from the Commercial Club,
composed of F. P. Miller, W. W. Payne
and Dean Walter Williams, was pres
ent. Dean Williams paid tribute to Mr.
Stephens for his service to the com
munity. Girls Review Activity of Mr. Stephens.
Each of a group of twenty Steph
ens College girls presented some ac
tivity or Mr. Stephens during his life
time. Among them are; President of
the Missouri Baptist General
Association for 20 years, of
the Xational Editorial Association,
president of the Board of Curators of
University of Missouri, president of
the Board of Curators of Stephens
College, president of the Southern
Baptist Convention, chairman of the
Commission that built the new capltol,
president of the University Alumni
Association, chairman of tho Com
mission that built the Nevada Hospi
tal, vice-president of the Northern
Baptist Convention, president of the
Board of Home and Foreign Missions
for 27 years, president of the Board of
Deacons of the Columbia Baptist
Church for 28 years, treasurer of a
commission to build a Baptist Col
lege in Russia, treasurer of the
Roger Williams Memorial Fund, presi
dent of the Board of Managers of the
Missouri Baptist Hospital, publisher of
the Columbia Herald for 35 years and
president of the E. W. Stephens
Publishing Company for 47 years. As
each girl named the achievement of
Mr. Stephens she came forward with a
bunch of carflations which finally
made a large bouquet which was pre
sented td Mr? Stephens with this
message, "Each petal represent some
service you have rendered to your
community, your state and your
Governor Gardner Sends Telegram.
A telegram from Gov. Frederick D.
Gardner was read, commending Mr.
Stephens for his 30 years' service, and
expressing the hope that he would be
able to continue his work for the
'church as well as In the affairs of the
The church choir, under the direc
tion of Miss Agnes Husband, furnished
the music. Miss Husband sang "Saved
by Grace," the favorite hymn of Mr.
Stephens. The church was decorated
In carnations, chrysanthemums and
The service closed by a brief talk
by Mr. Stephens and the passing of a
resolution which elected him teach
er of the class for the remainder of
Miss Polly Clemens Marries.
Charles B. Coats of Huntsdale, 22
years old. obtained a license this after
noon to marry Miss Polly Clemens, 24
years old, a daughter of T. A. Clem
ens of Huntsdale. The marriage was
performed by the Rev. R. S. Cunning
ham of Colombia.
r.K-0r.?ihml,Ia ,an4? Vcln'ty: Generally
filr tonight nnd Tuesday; not much
I change In temperature. Lowest tonight
near the freezing point
I or Missouri: Fair tonight anil Tueolay:
not much change In temperature.
JK) miles or Columbia the lowest temepra
turv during the next 30 hours wilt 1
near the freezing point West and North;
:il..ie freezing East and South.
West of the Mississippi Klver the weather
it morning is gomenlmt niM ...... i.
". Sat,urday morning, but no severe .-old
's in sight. East of the Mississippi the
neather has not changed much,
li.ilu Is falling all along the Pacific
oast from San Francisco to Seattle. Ex
it a good shower at Cairo, 111., there
has been no rain of consequence in the
iliiic-p.il grain area or cattle range.
'I he highest temperature In Columbia
J"Uerday was M degrees and the lowest
,f,Uve humidity a Tp. . r?Serduj "tsT
,v"t- A year ago yesterday the highest
jSSIt.uilffn o"o ft ,he 'wcst 33:
BRITISH NOW IN ITALY
Batteries on New Front Help
r r t r ,
in Intense 1 roops Reach
Liinc ot Resistance.
' Associated Press
, ,c"a.cs l...1. sea-
ine Allies are represented on the
new front by some British batteries,
The presence of Allied forces is re
garded as being of the highest im
portance for Its moral effect on the
Italian troops which thus far have
borne the entire shock, as well as for
its military value.
It may be stated that the present
line of defense is the only first line
which the supreme command has
ever considered seriously.
Germans Fail Against Italians.
Dy Associated Press
ITALIAN HEADQUARTERS IN
XORTHERX ITALY, Xov. 12. The
enemy operations on the north and
east in an attempt at encircling the
Italians has not succeeded. The men
ace on the Italian left wing also Is
Germans Capture 10,000 More.
By Associated Press .
BERLIN via Loudon), Nov. 12.
The Austro-Gennan forces in Xorlh
ern Italy have cut off 10,000 retreat
ing Italians in the upper Piave valley,
the war office announced this morning.
The Italians were said to have sur
rendered. The German statement says the
Teutonic forces have advanced from
the Belluno down the river Piave and
are standing before Feltre.
DR. NORRIS' RESIDENCE BURNS
Spark From Flue Starts Blaze That
A spark from the flue supposedly
caused the fire which practically de
stroyed the residence of Dr. W. A.
Xorrls, 305 College avenue, at 9
o'clock yesterday morning.
The third story was ablaze before
the flames were discovered by stu
dents rooming next door. Miss Louise
Bassett and Miss Jewell Hughes, both
students in the University, were room
ers at the house. Before those in
the house were told of the fire, Miss
Bassett, upon opening her door, heard
the roar in the third story and soon
after discovered the blaze. Their
property was removed before the
flames reached the second floor, which
was damaged badly.
"Students gave able assistance,"
said Doctor Xorrls. The furniture on
the first floor was saved, but that of
the third was totally destroyed. The
first floor was only slightly damaged
by dripping water. The house Is to be
repaired at once, according to Doctor
Xorrls, who is temporarily living at
1319 Anthony street. The loss is
covered by insurance.
W. C. CALDWELL BURIED TODAY
Farmer, 27 Years Old, 'ear Hlnton,
Dies of Tuberculosis.
William C. Caldwell, who lived
eight miles north of Columbia in the
Hinton neighborhood, died of tuber
culosis at 11 o'clock last night. He
had been sick about a year. Mr.
Caldwell was a farmer. He lived
with his grandmother, Mrs. Amanda
Stover, and his uncle. Hilt Stover. A
brother, Frank Caldwell, who lives in
the same neighborhood, and an uncle,"
John Crist of Columbia, also survive
him. Mr. Caldwell was 27 years old.
The funeral services were conducted
at the JJripping Springs Church by
the Rev. Bruce L. Melvin at 2 o'clock
University Student Injured In FalL
Miss Luciie Chevalier, a freshman
in the University, received a cut over
her right eye this morning when she
fell in the gymnasium. The cut was
sewed up at the hospital.
City Sells Old House.
John E. Enochs today purchased the
old house on the water and light
property belonging to the city for $110.
The sale Is subject to the approval of
the City Council.
SUPPORT OF LABOR
IN BUFFALO TALK
President Tells American
Federation All Factions
Should Unite for Good of
ATTACKS CRITICS '
Calls War Decisive Issue Be
tween Old Principle of
Bondage and New Princi
ple of Freedom.
By Associated Press
BUFFALO, Xov. 12. President, Wil
son made a personal and eloquent ap
peal here today for the full support of
organized labor for the. government
in the conduct of the war. Speaking
before the annual convention of the
American Federation or Labor, he de
clared the war could not be won unless
all factions sink their differences and
unite in the common cause.
The President virtually called upon
the federation to give him united sup
port. He denounced pacificists and
critics and asked for co-operation.
Discussing Germany, the President
declared that country had started the
war and that he was willing to await
the verdict of history on that state
ment. The President described Ger
many's expansion as a nation. "You
have one answer to the question why
she was not satisfied In her methods
of competition," he said, telling how
the government of Germany had laid
hold on industry and controlled
He said it was not only industrial
control of labor, but political control
as well, and added that the Berlin
Bagdad Railway program was de
signed to run the force of threat down
the throats of half a dozen other na
tions. Refers to Enemy's "Jtap of Enron?."
The President alluded to Germany's
"map of Europe" and said that, if she
can keep that, she will control the
world provided the present authorities
that control Germany can continue to
The President referred to the send
ing" of -Coroner House" to 'Europe"; lie
said regarding the mission: "I have
sent a greater lover of peace than any
other man in the world, but I did not
send him to negotiate peace. I sent
him to determine how the war is to be
won." The President alluded to the
present war as the last decisive Issue
between the old principle of power and
the new principle of freedom.
Thinks Germans Want Freedom.
"I believe," he said, "that the spirit
of freedom can get Into the hearts of
Germans and find as fine a welcome
there as It can find In any other
hearts, but the spirit of freedom does
not suit the plans of the pan-Germans.
Power cannot be used with
concentrated force against free peo
ples if it is used by free peoples.
"You know," he continued, "how
many intimations come to us from
one of the Central Powers that It is
more anxious for peace than the chief
Central Power. You know it means the
people in that Central Power know
that if the war were to end now they
would In effect be vassals of Germany,
notwithstanding that their population
Is compounded of all peoples of that
part of the world. They do not wish
In their pride and proper spirit of
nationality to be absorbed and domin
ated." TO RENE THE GYM
Plaving Space on Main Floor
Will Be Enlarged by
Tearing Out Track.
In accord with his program of furth
ering intramural sports at the Uni
versity, W. E. Meanwell, director of
athletics, has completed plans for
the remodeling of Rothwell. Gym
nasium which will double its facilities
for gymnasium and sports and also
for accommodating spectators.
The cost of the improvement will be
$2,000. The plan is to utilize all waste
space. To enlarge the playing space
on the main ffoor is the chief object.
This will be done by cutting out the
running track at the north and south
ends where it overlaps the floor and
shortens the space available for
basketball. This will make possible
a regulation-size court, 90 by 50 feet,
with two cross courts, 75 by 45 feet,
for practice. The sides of the running
track will be made Into galleries seat
ing 250 persons each.
Other changes will be made up
stairs to provide for a boxing and
and wrestling room and a room
especially for gymnastic exercises.
Tuesday Club Meets Tomorrow.
The Tuesday Club will meet at 2:30
o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Y.
M. C. A. Building. The subject for
this week's meeting is "Pioneers of
Missouri." The discussion will be led
by Mrs. F. H. HoberechL