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THE EVENING MISSOURI AN
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 14, 1917.
1 1 a.
Boone County Now Leads
Cole in Total Subscrip
tions, Says Stephens.
RAISE $1,000 TODAY
Bourbon Township Leads in
the County With a Total
An increase of $1,000 in the.total
subscription for the Y. M. C. A. War
Fund brings the amount for Boone
County and Columbia up to about
$11 000. The city increased its sub
scription about $300 and the county
$700. Columbia has subscribed near-
.r ,M ond thl PfHintV hflS Sllhi
JV $3,iUUi ""
scribed $5,4SS.3i. itucityiurK town
shin is still in the lead in the county,
having subscribed ?1,557.2G, fifty per
cent abOTe its quota. Bourbon town
ship has also exceeded its quota of
$1,400, with a subscription oi ji,4iu.
H. M. McPheeters, chairman of the
county, received a telephone message
from Hugh Stephens at Jefferson City
saying that Boone County is now in
the lead, having gone ahead of Cole
E. W. Stephens, manager of the city
campaign, said this afternoon that a
thorough canvass was being made of
' all citizens.
The total for the district of which
Boone County is a member is now
$28,289, with three counties .yet to be
v ' The following subscriptions of more
than $1 have been made in Columbia,
In addition to the list already pub
lished in the Missourian:
$500 Men's Bible class at the
Christian Church. (Amounts of donors
included in the general list).
$30 C. B. Bowling, Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Hudson, G. B. Dorsey.
$25 J. A. Stewart, Higbee and
Hockaday Clothing Company, E. L.
Daugherty, A. F. Xeate, A. L. Fergu
son. Dr. Frank G. Xifong.
$20 W. C. Bowling, Peck Drug Com
pany. $15 Mrs. E. T. Coman. Berry Mc
Alestcr (additional), Mrs. Frances B.
$10 Mrs. A. G. Spencer, E.A. Allen.
Mrs. Victor Barth, E. R. Childers, J. D.
Van Horn, Mrs. It. B. Price, Dr. A. W.
McAlcster, Mrs. M. Lakenan, W. H.
Guitar, Mrs. A. J. Estes, Mrs. Lucy
McEherson. Dr. James Gordon and
wife, W. T. Anderson, Noel E. Ed
wards, James H. Moss, J. M. Taylor,
Berkley Estes, Mrs. A. W. Kamp
schraidt . $6 Sirs. Frances Boyle.
$5 W. E. Edwards, Mrs. Ella V.
Elkins, Mrs. A. .1. Sandker, Mrs. TV.
A. Majors. Mrs. L. A. Fleming. John
Davis, Mrs. Betty Hickman, C. W.
Furtney, George W. Barkwell, F..A.
Tandy, F. J. Edmonds, J. R. Jordan,
George E. Thomson. J. E. Boggs, O. CL
Maggard, Mrs Ed. Morris, S. H. Mor
ris, S. H. Levy, W. I Hays, Jesse C.
Chandler, Miss G. Hess, A. R. Lyon,
Parsons Sisters, 1. Wiolfson. Thomas
Steffens, X. T. McCasky. Dr. J. Hinton
Brown, W. G. Woods, E. I. Crockett.
G. W. Hennerich, Dr. W. A. Xorris,
Samuel Haigh, J. Marion Baker, Ruck
er Toalson, Lakeman Price (addition
al). Mrs. G. W. Schwabe, Mrs. Sam
Stevinson, Mrs. Maude Schrock, Miss
Elizabeth Estes, Mr. and Mrs. E. D.
, Bewick, Mrs. I. A. Barth. Mrs. J. P.
McBaine, Mrs. John T. Mitchell, Mrs.
John X. Taylor, the Rev. S. W. Hayne,
Dr. A J. Nichols, Dr. Hugh E. Steven
son, Joseph T Harris, Mrs. L. D.
Shobe. Mrs. W. T. Stevinson, Mrs. Tom
M. Allen, Miss Mildred B. Spaldifg.
Mrs. S. J. Rutherford, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Lake, Misses Alta and Lois
Gribble. Mrs. J. T. Gribble, Miss Ef
fie Graham, Mrs. E. D. Moore, B. W.
Lucas, Miss Frances Buntin, Mrs. An
nie M. Lipscomb, J. R. Campbell, Mrs.
C. W. Digges. Mrs. A. L. Wescott, Mrs.
C W. Stookey. Mrs. G. R. Guthrie,
Presbyterian Church Christian En
deavor, Mr. and Mrs. Jude Ben R.
Shore, Mrs. Mary A. Spencer, T. F.
Armstrong, Dr. R. H. Jesse, Mrs. R.
M. Guthrie. Mrs. E. H. Childers, C. M.
Pape, .Marl L. Price, Mrs. H. H. Tandy,
Mrs. Anne C. Truitt, Mrs. Rose Ingles,
Mrs. Fannie E. Moore, Mrs. K. L.
Chandler, Mrs. S. T. Simpson, James
H. Guitar. H. L. Wilson, C. W. Kelley,
John Monroe, Belcher Grocery Com
pany, Miss Myrtle Parker, Mrs. J. S
Moore, Mrs. J. S. Branham, J. G
$4 W. C. Ballard. C. D. Matthews.
I $3 Mrs. Henry M. Hewitt, Mrs. Ida,
P. Stewart. J. F. Bellenger, Mrs. W. E.
Bradford, Mrs. Gussie Brown, Mrs.
Margaret Rothwell, Mrs. Ethel G.
Hockaday, Mrs. A. K. Davidson.
12.50 E. H. Baker, Mrs. Wilkerson,
W. B. Palmer, H. M. Wheeler. T T.
Simmons, C. E. Wright. JohnJT. Jones.
Crump and Turner, J. L. Herndon,
Miss Mary McAfee, Mrs. J. P. Davis.
Mrs A. b. Donner, Mrs. Dorothy
Rodhouse. Mrs. H. S. Lansing. Richard
Morris, Mrs. J. C. Stevens, Mrs. W. H.
Rusk, Carson Berry. Hattie S.
Crockett. Mrs. J. A Freeman. A. W.
Luke. Mrs. Alice Benton. Mrs. V. G.
Hawkins, G. W. Schwabe. A. L. Van
atta. Joe Janousek, Mrs. Mattie L.
Hughes, Mrs C. S. Ballew, F. A.
Wenninger. E. B. McDonnell.
$2 H. C. Baker. C. E. Forbis. A.
H. Lecture on "The Goternment
Aids In Keedlnjr the Nation," bv
l II. Newell, head of department
of civil englneerliiR. University of
Illinois, In University Auditorium
ut 8 p. m.
1". Women's patriotic rally in
Stephens College Auditorium at S
13. Lecture on "Co-operation Among
Knglneers," by Prof. F. II. Newell,
head of department of civil
engineering. University of Illinois,
in Physics Lecture Room at 4 p. m.
15. Patriotic rally to begin by Co
lumbia women In Stephens College
Auditorium at S p. in.
29. Missouri-Kansas football game
on Rollins Field. Homecoming
Day at the University.
Buchroeder, Clinton Lyon, H. C.
Schaefer, Mrs. R. M Morris, Miss Julia
Fisher, Mrs. Tyre-M. Green, Mrs.
Alexander Martin, Mrs. C. B. Miller,
B. E. Betts, Percy Klass, A. B. Long,
Sam Smoke, Jr , Henry Holborn, F. H.
Hoberecht, James H. Laughlin, S. M.
Bright, I. S. Austin, Fred Caley, Tom
R. Taylor, D. L. Gribble, S. R. Barnett,
G. W. Trimble, Miss I. A. Potter, Fred
J. Xauser, Lena Davis, P. J. Seley,
Mrs. Mary W. Robinson, Mrs. L. L.
Hunt Mrs. W. K. Bayless. Mrs. M. S.
Dysart, Mrs. E. C. Hawkins. Mrs. J. D.
VanHorn, Mrs. Tom Ficklin, Mrs. R.
R. Judy, Mrs. H. P. Arnett, Mrs. Min
nie Bandy,- Mrs. Boyd Lucas. J. G.
Bowman. Mrs. D. E. Harris, Mrs. B. M.
Payne, Mrs. Gretta Brown, Mrs. E. C.
Clinkseales, Mrs. William Hirth. Mrs.
J. A. Stewart, Henry Reinhardt, Mr,
and M'rs. G. Wt Turner, Mrs. T. X,
Kurtz, M. C. Brown, Miss 'Ada C,
White,. Mrs. W. R. Watson, Mrs.
Charles Wheat, Mrs. T. M. Maughs.
Mrs. C. A. Class. R. W. Brushwood.
Mrs. W. E. Edwards. Mrs. Earnest
Hathmafn. Mrs. W. P. Martin.
Mrs. JT. M. Taylor Mrs. C.
C. Bowling, Mrs. J. G. Long, Mrs. Joe
Mathews, Mrs. R. B. Gordon, Mrs. Sam
Glass. C. A. Cottle.
$1.50 Mrs. R. E. Graham. M. F.
Thurston. J. H. Barnett. S. G. Henry,
I. C. Adams, E. S. Dysart.
President Takes Steps to
Avert Tying Up of Rail
By Associated Press -
WASHIXGTOX. Nov. 14. Aroused
by the plans of the railway men's
brotherhoods to demand' wage in
creases, President Wilson has set the
machfnery of .the federal government
in motion to avert if possible the
threat of a paralysis of the country's
At a conference with the heads of
the "Big Four" brotherhoods, at the
White House on Xovember 22, Presi
dent Wilson will appeal to the labor
leaders to defer any struggle until
after the country has passed through
the period where its transportation
systems are so vital to the conduct
of the war.
LAST APPEAL FROM WOMEX
Patriotic Meeting at Stephens College
Tomorrow Proceeds to .Y. 31". C. A.
Women of Columbia will hold a rally
tomorrow evening to arouse interest
in the final effort of the Y. M. C. A. war
The rally will open at 7:30 with a
band concert on the Stephens College
campus. This will be followed by a
flag drill by the students of Stephens
College. Then "America" will be sung
by the crowd before they enter the
auditorium. The east side of the audi
torium will be reserved for the rela
tives of those who are in service now.
All these who Tiave service flags will
The grade school chorus of 150 chil
dren will sing "I'm a Soldier of Uncle
Sam." and one hundred of the Colum
bia High School students will sing
"Uncle Sammy." A reading and several
solos in costume will follow. The
Stephens College students will give
native dances and songs of the allied
nations. The Ukelele Band. Christian
College, will furnish the music. The
program will close with on act by
Admission will cost 10 and 15 cents
and the proceeds will be given to the
Y. M. C. A.
There will be a called meeting of the
D. A. R. at 7:15 o'clock tomorrow
nicht in the Stephens College parlors,
before the women's patriotic rally.
Women's Agricultural CInb fo Meet.
The Women's Agricultural Club will
meet at 7 o'clock tonight at 1106
Paquin avenue. They will read and
sign the constitution and plan activi
ties for the year. All girls enrolled in
the College or Agriculture are urged
to attend. There are twenty-four mem
bers in the club.
Chemical Society to Meet.
There will be a meeting of the
Schweitzer Chemical Society in
Schweitzer Hall, at 7:15 o'clock to
night. Phillip Ronzone and Watler
Ritchie will talk on "The Agricultural
Exepriment Station and Its Work
ings." Britain to Hare Huge Road Bill.
(Correspondence of the Associated Press)
LOXDOX, Nov. 1. It will repuire ap
proximately $150,000,000 to reconstruct
or strengthen 15,000 miles of roads in
rjrpnt Britain after the war. in order
to enable them to carry the growing
motor traffic says an official estimate.
TO BE JiTED HERE
Commercial Club Will Ask
Convention to Meet in Co
lumbia in 1918.
10,000 ARE MEMBERS
Doctor Hill and A. G. Capps
Among Those on Program
at Kansas City Meeting.
The Columbia Commercial Club,
through Bertram Harry, secretary of
the Missouri Union, will extend an
invitation to the Missouri State Teach
ers' Association, which meets in Kan
sas City from Thursday to Saturday
of this week, to hold its annual con
vention in Columbia next year. About
40 delegates from Columbia are ex
pected to be there.
Adaptation of school work to meet
the new social conditions growing
out of the war and increased empha
sis on the need of improving rural
schools promise to be the topics of
chief interest 'at the convention.
At the first night sessioh in Conven
tion Hall the teachers will hear from
the committee conducting a compre
hensive survey of the rural schools.
The speaker will be A. G. Capps of
Columbia, chairman of the committee,
who is expected to outline the prog
ress already made and some of the
objects of the survey, which will con
be completed before next summer.
.Superintendent Lamkin to Speak.
Along somewhat similar lines will
be the address by Uel W. Lamkin,
state superintendent of schools, on
"The Work of Tomorrow for the
Schools of Missouri." He is expected
to go into the new school problems
growing out of the war.
Friday morning the teachers will
be divided into three big sections.
Elementary teachers will meet at
Convention Hall to hear John J. Ma
honey of Lowell, Mass., on "The
Teaching of English in the Grades,"
and J. L. McBrien of the United States
Bureau of Education at Washington
on "The Imperative Xeeds in Ele
mentary Schools Rural and Grade."
At the same hour, Dr. James H.
Breasted of the University of Chica
go, Dr. A. Ross Hill, president of the
University of ilissioiiri. and Dr. Fred-
.- . ?;. ,.:": ,:' .-: jli-m:
enc a. xiau, uiiuuceuur ui vvusuuig
ton University at St. Louis, will ad
dress high school teachers at Poly
technic Institute, while Osburne Mc
Carthy of Xorthwestern University at
Evanston, 111., and Charles Howard
Mills, director of school extension
work and community center activities
in Kansas City, will be making the
principal addresses at a parent
teacher meeting at the Grand Avenue
Temple, at which all phases of the
social, work of schools will be dis
cussed. General "Wood on, Program.
Saturday morning the convention
will listen to an address by Mrs. Mary
C. C. Bradford of Denver, Colo., president-elect
of the Xational Educa
tion Association. Her subject will be
"The Challenge of the Hour."
General Leonard Wood, commander
of the Eighty-ninth Division of the
-Xational Army, will speak Thursday
night on the part of American schools
in the winning of the war. and Friday
night is to be devoted to entertain
ment, including a concert by the Kan
sas Symphony Orchestra.
ALL SUPPLIED WITH COAL
Failure to Receive Regular Shipments
Is Only Difficulty.
The local fuel situation is good now,
according'to Lee Walker, acting fuel
administrator, of the county in the
absence of H. A. Collier. Xearly
everyone has been supplied with coal
to meet the immediate needs, and deal
ers are beginning to deliver coal to
those who gave orders previous to the
"Failure to receive regular ship
ments of coal is the only difficulty to
be met now," Mr. Walker said.
Mr. Walker attended a meeting of
the coal dealers 'in Centralia last night,
called by R. L. Holt. The Centralia
people are supplied temporarily.
Books for Camp Doniphan.
A box of books at the Central
Library Is now ready for shipment.
It is exnected that this bov will he
sent to Camp Doniphan In Oklahoma,
though all books sent from here up
to this time have been sent to Camp
Funston. The books will be shipped
as soon as definite orders are re
ceived from headquarters at Kansas
Graduate Made Sewer Commissioner.
Elmer C. Peper, who was graduated
from the electrical engineering de
partment of the University in 1910.
has been appointed city sewer commis
sioner of Charleston. Peper had been
working in St Louis.
Chicken Pie Dinner Tomorrow.
The women of the Broadway Metho
dist Church will serve a chicken pie
dinner tomorrow beginning at 11:30
o'clock. In the basement of the church.
The price will be 50 cents a elate.
To Wed Kentucky Girl.
A marriage license was issued today
to Charles Shannon Hart of Ashland
and Miss Jennie Pryor of La Grange,
HEM FUG .FAILS
TO BREAK PIAVE UEIti
Several Battalions of'Austro-
Germans Cross River
Italian Artillery Attacks En
emy and Destroys Then
By Associated Press "
ITALIAX HEADQUARTERS IX
ITALY, Xov. 14. The Piave line still
holds against the heavy and continu
ous artillery fire from the eastern
bank of the river where the Austro-j
Germans are crossing the stream.'
These efforts have not taken the
proportion of a general movement, but'
several battalions crossed the river on
pontoons near Zenson. The Italian I
artillery concentrated its fire on the
raiding parties and either destroyed
them in mid-stream or pushed them
back on the river bank.
The fighting here was desperate and
sanguinary. Men who have returned
from the batteries along the Piave say
the German fire Is extremely heavy,
but from middle caliber guns. Chief
attention now is directed toward the
eastern sector of the Trentino front,
where it appears to be the hope of the
Lencmy to divide the troops on the
Asiago Plateau from those In the up
per Piavs valley.
The enemy is making preparations
which are considered a prelude to a
heavy attack in the valley of the
lla8si.no and the plains below, thus
separating the Italian army on the
Trentino from the forces on the
Reports indicate the enemy is opera
ting on four main fronts. The number
of troops under the AustroGerman
commanders is now known. The inter-Allied
conference is considering
measures for the defeyiSe and protec
tion of Venice.
Germans Defeated Xear Flanders.
By Associated PreM
LOXDOX, Xov 14. The Germans
met with a complete defeat at the
hands of the British yesterday in
Flanders, the war office announced.
An nttpmnt fn rpcnntiirft the irround
recently taken near Fassendalewas'
"MUST BE JflLITART VICTORY"
War Blscussed by Doctor 3fieyer Be
fore International Polity CInb.
The International Polity Club held
its semi-monthly meeting last night
in the Y. M. C A. Building. Max F.
Meyer led the discussion on "What
Does Winning the WTar Mean?"
"Ifwe can force the Germans back
on the Western front to their own
territory." he said. "I am confident
the people will lose faith in their
government and peace will soon re
sult. There must be a military victory.
We must suffer great losses in money
and men before the end is attained."
Several points of the question were
debated br the members after Doctor
HURT IX MOTOR CRASH
Charles Holt Painfully Injured When
Star Taxi Hits Ms DellTery Track.
Charles Holts, a driver for the
Hetzler Packing Company, was pain
fully Injured when a car driven by a
chauffeur for the Star Taxteab Com
pany collided with the delivery truck
Holts was driving at the corner of
University avenue and Xinth street
yesterday afternoon. Holts was
thrown from his car and his face bad
ly cut by flying glass. Both cars were
University Women Plan for Parade.
The University women are planning
to take part in the Thanksgiving Day
parade. The Women's Athletic Asso
ciation, the M girls and the Student
Government Association are each pre
paring special features for that day.
Miss Mary Stewart talked to the Wom
en's Athletic Association last night on
the importance of every University
woman taking part in the parade.
Dr. Xoyes to Speak on Camp Diseases.
Dr. Guy L. Xoyes will address the
University Medical Society at 7:30
o'clock Friday night in the Y. M. C. A.
Auditorium on "Methods of Control of
Camp Diseases." The lecture was
postponed from last Friday on ac
count of the lack of light in the Uni
versity buildings. Pre-medics are in
C. C. Kansas Club Elects Officers.
Miss Dorothy Oldham has been
elected president of the Kansas Club
at Christian College. The other of
ficers are: Secretary and treasurer,
Miss Doris Dodderidge; sergeant-at-arms.
Miss Ruth DuBoise. and yell
leader, Miss Xelle Swallow. The club
will sit in the Kansas bleachers at
the Kansas game.
Commercial Club fo Hare Dinner.
The members of the Commercial
Club will eat a chicken dinner at noon
tomorrow in the basement of the
Broadway Methodist Church. It will
be served by the Ladies' Missionary
Society. The regular meeting- will be
held at the same time and the Marx
Haas factory proposition discussed.
Kr CoIumlilnvanil Vicinity: Cloudy to-1
,..u...,, .uuintMj, .Mil inilCU
temperatue: lowest n f- .i
liove the frezinft nolnt. '
dlsxourl: CloniH- tnnifiif -...i ...,!. I
ably Thursday ; not much change In tein-
Shippers' Forcast: Within a radius of
200 miles of Columbia the lowest tem-,
perature during the next 30 hours will Ik
above the freezing point. !
Weather rmulltlnn. I
The weather this mornInB U more or
less cloudy In all sections of the country I
save to me norm or the Ohio Valley, j
Precipitation, however, has been light arid!
-...urini, cireiu nanny more tuau a mlkt i
m nun U.IH jniien in me winter grain area
and drought continues In the outlnet
ern i-a tie range.
The Temperatures Today,
i a. m : 11 a. m i
s a. in 37 12 'm :ss
0 a. m
10 a. m
1 p. in..
- p. 111.
VILLA ISjAGAIN ACTIVE
Bandits' Forces Are Clashing
With Federal Troops
- Bullets Fall in U. S.
By Associated Tress
PRESIDIO. Texas. Xov. 14. Fieht.
ing between Villa forces and Mexican Kerensky is now in Petrograd and has
government forces began at Oginaga at talier virtually- the entire city, the an
5:20 o'clock this morning. The at- "ouncement of the Finnish Telegram
tack started from the southwest and
grew gradually with the approach of
daylight into a constant rain of rifle
fire. Xo artillery or machine guns
were used in the first attack.
American patrols are guarding the
bullets are falling on the American
ford near Oginago, as it is reported
side of the Rio Grande.
MRS. J. L. WILCOX DIES
Death Follows Operation for Ap
pendicitisShe IVas 59 Years Old.
Mrs. J. L. Wilcox, 59 years old. of
1012 East Walnut street died at 7:30
o'clock last night at Parker Memorial
Hospital from the effects of an opera
tion for appendicitis. She had been
sick for about ten days and was
operated on last Saturday.
Mrs. Wilcow is'survived by her hus
band and a daughter, Mrs. Leroy S.
Palmer, 105 Stewart road. She was a
daughter of Mr .and Mrs. Samuel
Xichols, neither of whom are living
now. She was born in Xew Bloom
field. She was educated at the Chris
tian School at Camden, Mo., and after
spending several yaers in Colorado,
came to Ashland to live. There she
nttB - " J- - uvu. wiuur.uj
me Asnianu uugie.
The funeral will be held at 10
o'clock tomorrow morning at the
house. The Rev. M. A. Hart will con
duct the services, assisted by Dr. W.
STATE COXYICT CAMP A SUCCESS
Honor System Works on IHghnuy
Without a Gun or Lock.
Missouri's first convict road camp,
established under the new state high
way laws authorizing the employ
ment of state prisoners on the high
ways, is proving a success, according
to A. C. McKibbln, secretary of the
state highway board, and other state
officials who are watching the work
at Mineola. where thirty convicts are
building an eight-mile stretch of hard
road along the Xational Old Trails
highway. More than five weeks have
elapsed since the highway board put
the men at work In the Mineola hills,
The camp was established on the
honor system. Xo guards were em
ployed and not a gun was brought
into the camp.
Detailed records of the cost of the
road construction are being kept,
Files in the state highway office here
show it has cost less than $200 a
mile to clear all trees and remove all
stumps from the new right of way
U. D. C.'S TO DO WAR WORK
Mrs. Margaret Somerrllle Appointed
Head of Committee.
Mrs. Margaret Somerville has been
appointed chairman of the War Re
lief Committee of the U. D. C. by Mrs.
Thomas Wood Parry,, state president.
"The war has brought new prob
lems before our organization," said
Mrs. Somerville today. "Up to the
present, we have concerned ourselves
mainly with educational work, and
our war work has been limited to do
ing work as individuals for the Red
Cross. But we are going to do some-
thing now for our boys, though we
have no definite plan worked out as
The regular meeting of the U, D.
C. was held at 2:30 o'clock this after
noon at the home of Mrs. Somerville.
Ginger bread and cider was served
from the dining room table, which was
decorated in true "Hoover style. In
place of flowers, a large cabbage sur
rounded by apples, tomatoes and car
rots served as a centerpiece.
Kappa Sigma Pledges Win.
The pledges of the Kappa Sigma
fraternity defeated the pledges of the
Siema Xu fraternity in a football game
yesterday afternoon by the score of '
24 to 0. The winners scored two i
touchdowns in each half.
W. Bourke Cochran Into Xaty.
Mrs. Elizabeth Cochran, 1312 Bass
avenue, received a telgram this morn
ing from her son, W. Bourke Cochran,
saying that he had passed the exam
inaUon for the Navy. Mr. Cochran
went to St. Louis Monday ilight to take
CONTROL OF RUSSIA
Bolsheviki Defeirrd -inH Pro
iJU13,,t IK1 LJClCdlCU ana rTO-
visional Government Rules
All But Small Part of Pet-
rograd, Say Dispatches.
MOSCOW IS SEAT
OF NEW RULERS
Accounts Received Contra
dictory Kaladines Said to
Be Dictator in South Pre
mier Holds Wires.
By Associated Press
LOXDOX, Xov. 14. The Finnish
Telegram Bureau says the whole of
Russia except a small part of Petro
grad is now in the hands of the
Provisional Government, Premier
I BrC5u says.
According to these advices, which
were received in a cablegram filed at
Stockholm at 4 o'clock yesterday
afternoon. Premier Kerensky defeat
ed the Bolshevikis at Tsargoe-Selo,
and the Cossacks are reported to have
destroyed the Red Guard.
The telegraph lines are now in M.
Kerensky's hands, the Telegraph
The Finish Telegraph Bureau says
Moscow is the headquarters of the
Provisional Government and that
Premier Kenensky has issued orders
from Moscow which have appeared in
the Petrograd papers.
The anti-BoIsheviki papers of Petro
grad, as well as the Helsingfors news
papers, have headlines announcing
that the Bolshevik! government is
nearing its downfall. General Kala
dines, the Cossak leader, is said to
oe dictator of Southern Russia.
For the last three days reports have
been coming in from Scandinavian
sources of the defeat of the Bolshe
vikis, but they have been contradicted
by wireless dispatches from Petro
grad. This is the first time that, an
account has been received of a battle
at Tsarkeo-Selo, a Kerensky 'Victory-'
having been reported twice and a
Bolshevik! success once.
The Finnish Telegraph Bureau ad
vices so closely parallel dispatches
received on Sunday and Monday as
serting that Premier Kenrensky had.
overthrown the Bolshevikis as to sug
gest that they may be a delayed ver
sion of the same reports which are
contradicted by the announcement re
ceived yesterday from Petrograd that
the Kerensky forces had teen defeat
ed in a batle near Tsarkeo-Selo.
LEARXJJ STEALIXG'IS WROXG
YKltlnp Xurse Tea lies Morals as Well
as Means of Bealinp,
It was to the office of the visiting
nurse that the little boy, whose name
was George, came to have his ear
"I got two pennies," he said, holding
them up to the nurse's eyes.
"Who gave them to you?" asked the
"Xo one gave them to me," he re
turned, his eyes sparkling.
"Where did you get them?"
"I stole them."
The visiting nurse took the boy on
"George, don't you know it's wrong
"Don't know nothin'," he returned.
The nurse tried to explain where the
wrong lay, but George wriggled down
from her knees and ran home to his
widowed mother and to the delinquent
brother who is teaching him the other
side of life.
DRAFT BOARD CLASSIFIES MIX'
Cards Are Belnir Marked for Occupa
The local draft board has started
making the thirty classifications of
the registered men and marking the
registration cards from which will be
made a summary of the occupations of
the men in this county. Six men are
tinur TrnrVlnr nn fhp riirrta Rhrrlff T
Frcd whitesldeSt i of tno
board, said today that the work would
probably fee completed my Saturday.
Revival at Wilkes Boulevard Chareh.
Prof. Ernest Lunsford arrived yes
terday to take charge of the chorus
at the revival meeting now being held
at the Wilkes Boulevard Methodist
Juniors in Education to Meet.
The students in the School of Edu
cation of the Universitv will meet at
the Missouri Union at 7:15 o'clock
Eronomv on England's Wedding Cakes,
r Aocitei prs
LOXDOX. Xov. 14. Owinp to the de-
j mand for' economy in food supplies.
wending cakes nave been dispensed
with in several English counties..
Will Ylsit on Way tn Aviation Camp.
Albert Hellex'will arrvie In Colum
bia tonight for a few days' visit abUi
Phi Gamma Delta house before srplng
to the aviation camp at Austin, Tex.