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THE EYEXIXG MISSOURIAX, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1017.
jfttlTAKY TESTS NEXT SATURDAY
Ifehtv-SeTen Hare Applied for Third
Officers' Training Corps.
The final examination of the appli
cants for the Third Reserve Officers'
Training Camp will be given by Maj
or Wallace M. Craigie at 9 o'clock
Saturday morning. The examination
will be taken by the following eighty
seven graduates and students from
whom the University's quota of forty
eight will be chosen:
Byron T. Johnson, Clarksvllle; John
I. Wood, Kansas City; H. C. Hensley,
Valley City, X. D.; J. D. Meade, H.
E. Nettles, M. Shullenbarger, P. R.
Gerding, John Crosser, Columbia; E.
R. Joyce, Kansas City; R. H. Benton,
Baton Rouge, La.; It. W. Hall, Kan
sas City; P. E- Ronzone.Columbia; C.
A. Brown, El Paso, Tex.; Oscar Penn.
A. F. Pulliam, Paul Hamilton, J. W.
Newberry. Columbia; Ben Coleman,
Independence; D. C. Fitch, Linneus;
John Tiiden. Sedalia; C. W. Campbell,
r. E. Williams, J. A. Walden, J. H.
Longwell. J. P. Moroncy, F. A. Arn
son, H. J- Hutter, Columbia; J. T.
Barlow, Bethany; M. C. Gregory, O.
W. Lstson. Columbia; J. G. Wells,
Canalou; F. W. Yale, Jr.. R. T. Went
worth, Harry Mann, J. E. Minton, Co
lumbia; Elmer Wood, Brooklyn, X. Y.;
W E McDonnell, Camp Funston, Kan.
W J- Stoessel, J. P. Johnson, Colum-
bia, A. C Baker, Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga.;
P. H. Shepara, independence; J. U.
Hundley. Columbia; F. L. Hisaw, Ox
ford, Miss.; L. A. Eaton, Jr., Seneca,
Kan.; Percy Werner, R. T. Kirkpat
rick, Thomas Barclay, Columbia; K.
M. Griffith. Kansas City; M. H. Duf
fieid, Columbia; D. M. Warren, Mary
ville; X. Mc. D. Gordan, Chicago, 111.;
F. J. Beard, Kahoka; R. P. McWil
liams, Columbia; R. R. Cox. Daven
port, la.; Leroy Moomaw, Washing
ton, D. C; T. F. Smith. Camp Funs
ton, Kan.; W. R. Blankenship, Dixie,
Wash.; J. A. Peck, Boulder, Col.; W.
0. Lockhart, Cedar Falls, la., E. J.
Renick. Blue Mound, Kan.; E. F. Lam
right, Nowata, Okla.; R. G. Houston,
Berkeley, Cal.; E. A. Martin, Balti
more, Md.; E. W. Egger, Columbia;
A C. Jones, Cuero, Tex.; H. H. Moul
ton. Camp Logan, Tex.; H. I. Cohn,
St Louis; G. A. Irion. Mexico; C. G.
Wynne, Cape Girardeau; L. F. Xuck
ols, D. D. Patterson. Columbia; V. S.
Beck, Texarkana, Tex.; A. H. Wait,
Columbia; H. Harte, Boonville; A. M.
Sames, Centralia; J. H. Sloan, Inde
pendence; J. S. Hornback, C. C. Jae
ger, Columbia; J. H. Driggs, Clinton;
J. D. Fehacnfeld,'. Columbia; O. S.
Conrades. St. Louis; H. B. Rountree,
Webster Groves; E. R. Proctor, Colum
bia; D. Chapman, Chillicothe; D. S.
Libbey, Centralia; W. T. Angle, Clin
ton and Louis Motter; Jr., St. Joseph.
No. 2 Standard
Corn at - $1.35 doz.
No. 2 Red Beans 1.30 "
No. 3 Hominy 1.10 "
No. 2 Telephone
Peas at - 1.60 doz.
No. 1 Asparagus 1.65 "
No. 2 1-2 Fancy
Asparagus at 3.25 doz
Powder Tea at 5b'c lb.
Olives at - 30c qt
Bulk Macaroni at.l2)4 lb
Phone 74 9th & Walnut
Let Holborn make your
We guarantee to please
DON'T LET THAT MOTOR FREEZE
The only safe and economical
SAPP MOTOR CO.
Remember Free Tire Service-
6 North Eighth
Columbia Merchants Say
Price of Gasoline Will Go
Higher Now 25 Cents.
550 CARS IN THE CITY
! J. W. West Bought First Ma
chine, a 1-Cylinder Olds
mobile, 13 Years Ago.
In 1904 the first automobile made
its debut in Columbia, but it is a far
cry from that one-cylinder Oldsmo
bile owned by J. W. West to the
large, heavy, twelve-cylinder variety
which Is now no uncommon sight
here. Until a short time ago that
primitive machine, with its old steer
ing lever and typical up-in-the-air
appearance, remained standing in
one of the streets down which it had
once chugged in brand-new glory.
But the old order changeth in au
tomobiles as in clothes or customs.
Thus we of today are not satisfied
merely with a means of conveyance;
we demand the maximum of speed,
perfection of line and detail, a num
ber of luxurious fittings and ample
room for family, friends and luggage
on cross-country tours.
It has been estimated that there
are about 550 automobiles in Colum
bia now, including twenty trucks.
One-tenth of the cars, perhaps, are
Fords. Next to this make the Dodge
is most popular. The most preten
tious car in town is a $5,000 White.
Although the touring car body Is,
and probably will remain, the gen
eral favorite in style, the roadster,
especially the chummy model, Is rap
idly gaining in popularity.
The proprietor of one of the town's
six garages says that to the present
time the war has not at all affected
the local automobile trade. His busi
ness has increased steadily in the last
three years, and in this length of
time he has sold more cars than In
the ten previous years in which cars
were sold here. Another garage own
er believes that his sales In Novem
ber of 1917 show an increase of 50
per cent over those of November of
last year. A third manager Is sat-, to tend to his own business. The
isfled that his business is now as-good dome of the sky seemed small up
as or better than it ever was. i there.
Although the price of gasoline has I "Without warning again, he pointed
risen from 9 to 23 cents a gallon since ' the nose of the plane down at a ter
the war began and will undoubtedly i rible angle and shut off the motor.
go still higher, say the men who sell
it, this increase has not tended to
discourage the further purchase of
machines in Columbia.
About fifteen students In the Unl-1
versity drive their own cars, and
probably a good many women would
be well qua'ified as war-ambulance
drivers in France should they be
called upon to give up driving for
pleasure at home.
There Is a possibility of this hap
pening, for, in the event that the war
continues a long time, it is thought
that automobile production will fall
nf (A win Ann 11. r irTTirmnrtt itll
uu yi """ fc," "',iT,
need all available machinery and la-1
bor for its own use and this demand
will necessarily place a premium
upon the use of pleasure cars and
upon their price.
In England the people are not al
lowed to drive automobiles for pleas
ure only, but such a restriction in
this country is not probable in the
near iuture. aim a. .cc..t u. uu.-,
ncss of buying and selling cars goes
on as before-with an Increase.
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FORKED -ASU.S. Al.fc.-Hi
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G. U. Means on Trial for Murder of
Jlrs. King, Recounts 1 Hidings.
By Associated Press
CONCORD, N. C, Dec C Testify
ing in his own defense today at his
trial over the death of Mrs. Maud
King. Gaston B. Means told the story
of his activities as a U. S. agent
and declared that it was he who had
discovered and disclosed to the Gov
ernment the German plots to restore
Huerta to a dictatorship In Mexico,
to bring on war between Mexico and
the United States and at the same
time start a peace propaganda.
This information. Means testified,
he obtained while working for a pri
vate detective agency investigating
German p'ots, but that he was under
the express stipulation that he would
report any Information gained to the
United States Government.
ABOVE CLOUDS TTITH CAPRONI
Dr. Jenkins Describes Hide With
Famous Italian Airman.
"The sensation of riding In an air
plane is much like that experienced
when you ride in a roller-coaster at
the amusement park," said Dr. Bur
ris A. Jenkins of Kansas City, who
lectured here Tuesday.
In an interview last night. Doctor
Jenkins told of his airplane flight
over the city of Milan with Capronl,
the Italian aviator "the ablest air
man in Southern Europe," as Doctor
Jenkins put it.
"Besides having on woolen under
wear," he said, "I wore a heavy win
ter suit, over that a suit of overalls
and a fur coat on top of that. I put
on a knitted helmet which fitted
closely and left only an opening for
my eyes and nose; a pair of goggles
lined with fur and a high leather
helmet over all.
"By that time the engine was roar
ing so loudly that I could hardly hear
myself think. I climbed Into the ma
chine, but, much to my surprise, I
found that I could not sit down be
cause of my stiff knee. Caproni saw
my difficulty and motioned for me to
climb In back of him between two
gasoline tanks. Here I stood holding
to two uprights, ready to start.
"We went bumping down the field,
turned around and started back to
ward the airdrome, put on more
speed and, just as it seemed as if we
would knock the spots out of the
building, the machine gracefully
cleared the structure. I could not
tell when we left the earth, except
that I no longer felt the bumping of
the wheels on the ground. I felt as
if I were in a denatured, ethereal
"We sailed into the sky and, when
up a couple of thousand feet, without
warning, Caproni 'banked' to the left.
I was almost thrown out, but I was
wo'I braced when he tried it again.
"When we attained a height of
6,000 feet, Milan was below us, but
I could not distinguish the famous
cathedral from any of the other
Duuumgs, ana me roaas scemea line
Motor cars appeared
"The aviator then looked back and
made motions to show me the record
of height on the instrument and that
we were now above the clouds, but I
knew that very well and wanted him
"We swooped down at a terrific
rate, but righted when a few hundred
i yards from the ground. The engine
started and we sailed over the fields.
dropping lower, skimming over a hay
lio'd, almost taking off the top of a
hay stack, grazing a hedge fence and
finally landing gracefully in front of
' the airdrome."
USE POTATOES; SAVE WHEAT
Recipes Suggested by Miss Stanley of
T.nst Knrlno- thp annnlv nf nntritaos
was so short that the home economics
I department of the University of Mis
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souri suggested potato substitutes to
the people of the state. This fall just
the reverse is true. Potatoes are so
plentiful that their use is tf'ng urged
in order to save wheat, which can be
shipped more readily to our soldiers
and allies and can be stored here to
The use of potatoes as a vegetable
vi, decrease the usc of bread." said
m1m Lou,se gtanley Qf Universlty
but we ag0 want nM fnPm a
substitute for some of the wheat flour
in the bread. In bread mak'ng be sure
the potatoes are prepared so as to be
nealy and without lumps.
Following are some recipes:
2 cup lliild, milk and water
4 tab!epoonfuIs sugar
4 cups Imlled potatoes
4 tahlepoonful fat
1 jp.it cake softened In Yt cup water
5 cup Hour
Mix as any other light bread
2 cups flour
1 cup potatoes riced
4teipooiifuN liaklnc powder
3 ti!!ppnnnful fit
1 teaspoonful salt
Skim milk to make a light dough
Mix lightly, cut and hake In a quick oven
i cup potatoes, mashed and rlced
:(" te-ip'v)nfuN linking powder
3 talilespoonfuls fat
1 teaspoonful salt
1 cup milk
Sift dry Ingredients, add potatoes, milk,
egg and melted fat- Cook as griddle cakes.
nilEWER IS BUSY AT LANSING
Athletic System Reonranized by For
mer jr. U. Director.
By Associated Pre
EAST LANSING, Mich., Dec. 6.
Chester U Brewer, d'r;ctor of ath
letics at the Michigan Agricultural
College, has decided 10 reorganize
the athletic syst'm. His new plan
provides that every male student must
take athletic work. B-ewer agrees
with certain leading athletic directors
who have dsclared that the old svstem
of training a few athletes and leaving
the great majority cf male students
to shift for themselves. Is radically
wronc Brewer plans to organize his
athletic classes on a military bas's,
Incidentally, he hopes to develop
many "finds" for baseball, track, bas
ketball and football.
Plan for Ilotie Improvement.
The reports of the various commit
tees of the Child Welfare Association
were given Tuesday afternoon at a
business meeting. A study of the
home life of some classes was
planned, and Mrs. Van Horn told of
the conditions she had found in visits
to homes of young girls. Efforts will
be made to remedy these conditions.
The marriage of Miss Janet Boone
and Charles Curry, both of Kansas
City, will take place tonight at the
home of the bride. Mr. Curry is a
former student of the University and
a member of the Kappa Alpha fra
ternity. He is a brother of Miss
Catherine Curry, a student here now.
Miss Boone Is a sister of Howard
Boone, a student in the University
Mrs. E. R. Hedrick was hostess
from 3 to 5 o'clock yesterday after
noon to the members of the Fort
nightly Club. She was assisted by
Mrs. W. C. Curtis, Mrs. O. JJ. Kellogg,
Mrs. E. J. McCaustland, Mrs. O. M.
Stewart, Mrs. F. F. Stephens, Mrs. G.
M. Reed and Mrs. M. P. Ravenel.
Mrs. J. C. Jones and Miss Marjorie
Jones will return Sunday from Kan
sas City, accompanied by Mrs. Jones'
son. Captain Lloyd Jones, who will
remain in Columbia for a short visit
with his parents. Captain Jones is
on leave of absence from the Pre
sidio in California.
The Chi Omega sorority will enter
tain at dinner tonight Prof, and Mrs.
J. S. Ankeney, Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Ell
wood, Dr. and Mrs. A. H. R. Fair
child. SING SING BEING DESTROYED
Old Prison Will Give Way to Institu
tion Built on Modern Lines.
Sing Sing prison, which, for ninety-odd
years, has stood as a terror to
criminals and as a symbol of rigid
penalty and inhumane treatment is
now being destroyed. The subject if I
treated in an article in the Survey
by Winthrop D. Lane,, entitled, "Sing
Sing's Swan Song."
On November 9, Governor Whitman
of New York lowered the first stone
to be removed from the bastille cell-
block at that institution. This is the
resuit 0j fifteen
years of energetic
prim rial en I ner in New Vnrlr Rtntn led
lhv -.., Rpna,OP Henrv M. Race and
Sing Sing is actually going to give
way to a new, sanitary, industrial
prison on a wide acreage in the coun-j
"The lowering of the first block of
stone." said James M. Carter, super
intendent of state prisons, "was a bit
of tangible, evident, concrete prison
reform," and George W. Wickersham
former Attorney-General of the Unit
ed States, added that "it meant not
only the beginning of a new 'building,
but of a new thought and a new tol-
trance as well
The cell-block at Sing Sing, built in
1S25-30, was designed to fit the fol
lowing Idea of prison punishment, as
reported by a committee of the senate:
"To make an impression upon the
minds of either conviots or the public,
there must be suffering (on the part
of the- inmates) ; and to make any ade
quate impression, such suffering as
will excite feelings of terror."
The new thought Is contrary to the
o!d ideaj for.the reform proposes an
improvea system oi grading inmates
and classifying them on the basis of
their mental characteristics, physical
ailments or abnormalities and the
kind o.f treatment best suited to them.
The cell block has been a prolific
cause of tuberculosis, rheumatism and
other d'seases. sending men forth into
e'et" much less fit for physical work
tnL" wh(,n they went in.
inn prison inai is 10 replace sihk
S'n Is to be built at Wingdale. in
Piichcss County. It is to be a farm in
dustrial prison, composed of groups
of detached or semi-detatched small
'J-u'M'nsrs. The Sage bill appropriated
Are Appropriate Christmas Gifts for Practical Use
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Pe co ators
$1,250,000 for the erection of this prison.
Crlger Passes Navy Examination.
C. L. Criger, who has been em
ployed by the E. W. Stephens Pub
lishing Company for the last three
years, has just returned from St.
Louis, where he passed the United
States naval examination. He will
leave Saturday for the Great Lakes
Training School. Of the 169 who
took the examination, only 31 passed.
Half a Cent a Word a Day
ROOMS FOR BEST
FOR RENT One double and one bait
room for men. 1113 University avenue.
Telephone 1292 Red.
FOR RENT Three rooms for ctrls, one
southeast, one northeast, one northwest.
Newly furnished, steam heat, hot water
all times. COO S. Sixth. Phono 702 Green.
I OR RKNT One large south room for
two persons. Business girU employed In
University preferred. 41S Black. 513 S
FOR RENT One furnished room on
first floor; grate In room, good modern
lipuse. Man and wife or men, preferred.
One-half room for men on second Hoor"
Rent reasonable. 1201 Paquln, 513 Green,
12-1 p. m. anil after 5 o'clock.
APARTJIENTS FOR RENT
FOR Rent Modern six-room apart
ment, sleeping porch; private entrance;
newly papered: water and heat furnished;
"MMoQkn from Broadway, one-half block
of West Campus. Phone &50-Black.
FOR OUT Varied Calls Man V war roc nnMoa
' mJlssourl Teachers' Agency, Klrksvlllei
LOST ASD FOUSD
LOST last night, between Missouri Un
ion and Oddfellows' lodge room In Boone
Building, a pair of tortoise rim glasses.
will be given
in our store
Toasters Chafing Dishes
Only 15 More Days Till
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Finder return to Mary Margaret McBride
at Times office, and receive reward. M-ti
LOST Monday morning at Co-Op or on
West Campus, nearly new pair (Mark
Cross) gloves. Reward. C. R. Halley. 692
Reward. Friday night.
r.l.ick Lynx muff.
LOST A Jeweled PI Fhl pin. Finder
leave at Missourlan or call S85 Red. A-CCtf
FOR TRADK What have you to trade
for nix acres adjoining small town. Rood
Improvements? Address Box ISO, MorrU
vllle. Mo. G-74
WANTED Boy to look after furnace in
exchange for room. Call at 009 Elm
Bell's Pine-Tar-lIoney villi prove
A neglected cough may lead to such
dangerous bronchial r lung ailments,
that proper attention with Dr. Bell's
Pine-Tar-Honey cannot be begun too
You can absolutely depend on this
remedy, as it has proved effective in
thousands of cases where a hacking
cough, difficult breathing, inflamma
tion or hoarseness were involved. Its
balsam and healing Ingredients soothe
the throat, loosen the phlegm, the an
tiseptic properties check the cold
germs and feverish or grippy feelings
are promptly allayed.
Take Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey at
once, not only for quick and gratifying
relief for all distressing symptoms,
but to prevent serious after-effects.
Don't let a cough hang on all winter;
delay Is dangerous. The flavor is so
pleasant that children need no in
ducement to take It.
Tear this ad. out and take it to your
druggist with 25c and he will give you
the genuine Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar- Hon
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