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Large Portion of the Crew
of the Jacob Jones Were
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SUSDAY MOUSING MISS0UMA5, 'PECEMMtW:MOW
One of the Largest and
Newest of This Type of
U. S. Ship.
By Associated Tress
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. The Amer
ican dsitroyer Jacob Jones was tor
pedoed and sunk in the war zone
Thursday with the loss of a large
portion of her crew. Thirty-seven
survivors were taken off one life
raft. The names of ten survivors re
ported today are:
Lieutenant John K. Richards, En
sign Nelson N. Gates, Assistant Sur
geon h. D. Adamkiawicz, Fireman
Charles E. Pierce, Seaman T. ' E.
Twomoy, Seaman J. C. Johnson, Chief
Machinist's Mate Henry A. Stutzke,
Fireman E. F. Grady, Seaman J. J.
Mulvaney, Seaman Myron Flood.
The sinking occurred at 8 o'clock
the night of December G when the
ship -was on patrol duty. It was com
manded by Lieutenant-Commander
David Wurth Bagley, brother of Mrs.
Josephus Daniels, wife of the Secre
tary of the Navy.
Commander Bagley's brother was
the first American officer killed In the
Spanish-American War. The Jacob
Jones was the ship which saved 305
persons from the Orama, a P. & O.
liner converted into an auxiliary
cruiser October 19. The Orama had
been torpedoed by a submarine while
she was acting as part of a convoy
of merchant vessels under escort of
The Jacob Jones was one of the
convoys. She and another destroyer
were detailed to remain by the Orama
after the submarine had been at
tacked and put out of action. When
the Orama began to settle it had
grown dark and her crew abandoned
the sinking ship. The Jacob Jones
picked up in the darkness 305 of the
478 persons on board. The other
vessels standing by rescued the re
mainder of the number.
The Jacob Jones' peace time com
plement was 5 officers, 5 petty of
ficers and 87 men. She was one of
the newest 'and largest of American 1
destroyers, with a displacement of
1,150 tons and a length of 310 feet
over all. She was completed in 1916
at the plant of the New York Ship
building Company at Camden, N. J.
The vessel burned oil and was driven
by turbine engines with a maximum
speed of 29.57 knots an hour.
Missouri Man In Crew.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. In the list
of the crew of the destroyer Jacob
Jones, torpedoed in the war zona last
Thursday, appears the name of Jo
seph Arthur Cossalrt, chief yoeman,
whose uncle is Albert Cossalrt of
Officers Among SurrlTors.
By Associate! Press
WASHINGTON. Dec. 8. Lieutenant
Commander David W. Bagley and
Lieutenant Norman Scott were among
the survivors rescued after the sink
of the American destroyer Jacob
Jones by a German submarine in the
war zone Thursday night.
Japan Friendly to Ambassador.
(Correspondence of the Associated Tress)
TOKIO, Nov. 25. The Tokio preos,
in commenting on the arrival of Ro
land Morris as American ambassa
dor, recalls the many acts of kind
ness and hospitality which have en
deared Japanese students to Mrs.
Wister Morris of Philadelphia, a near
relative of the ambassador.
SOLDIERS MtfST BE FED
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
LOST A ladles- goM natch with lnl
tlals U. D. O. on It. Iletuni and receive
reward. N. T. Gentry, 500 Rollins St. 72tf
FOU ItENT-,My desirable six-room
brick boue. Close to University and bus
iness section. Modern In every respect.
Will rent reisonable. J. E. Wright. 0OJ
FOB. BENT Four rooms with bath,
south exposure, third floor apartment.
Furnished or unfurnished Will give
pos-'esslon Wednesday, December 12.
l'lione 1016 Bed. 72tf
Food Administration Says Fighting
Forces' Needs Come First
Meats furnish not only energy to
the human system as a working ma
chine but also build up and repair the
worn-down tissues which are weaken
ed in the daily work, according to
food experts of the Federal Food Ad
ministration of Missouri. It is for
this reason that meats must not be de
nied to our soldiers and sailors, for
theirs Is a duty that demands a con
stant expenditure of energy and a con
stant upbuilding of weakened tissues,
the experts declare.
Meats in abundance may be furnish
ed to the fighting units of the nation
and the others across in France only
by concerted conservation upon the
part of the American people in their
homes and in public eating places.
Success In the present war will be
largely based upon economy and con
servation at home. It has been said
that this war "may be won in the
"Many people eat too much meat,"
Miss Bab Bell, of the Missouri Col
lege of Agriculture declares. "Now
that we are being asked to conserve
meats it is our duty to use the substi
tutes even when wc do not find them
a real economy. Health will also re
sult from a lesser use of meats.
"The foods classed as meat substi
tutes are milk, eggs, cheese, nuts, beans
and peas. The composition of these
foods make them adaptable for this
use since they contain the same energy
giving and tissue building properties
as the meats.
SECOND HOXOR CAMP STARTED
Prisoners Are Making Roads Near
Kennett In Dunklin County.
The second honor road camp In
Missouri, providing work for twenty
five prisoners from the state peniten
tiary, has been established at Kennett,
Dunklin County. The state road under
construction extends east from the
Arkansas states line through Kennett
to the Pemiscot County line, a dig.
tance of eight miles, and a project to
now under consideration to extend tke
road twelve miles east through Haytl
to Caruthersvllle. An idea of the tm
portance of this road is gained fro
the fact that it is now necessary to
drive a distance of more than 125 milei
around a swamp in order to travel by
wagon or auto from Kennett to Haytl.
When this road is constructed the dis
tance will be twenty miles, as straight
as a crow flies, and there will be a
heavy tonnage pass over the road to
shipping points on the Mississippi RiT.
Federal Control Not Necessary!
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Dec. S. The rail
road presidents composing theRall
road War Board today informed
Chairman Newlands, head of the con
gressional committee dealing with
transportation problems, that if Con
gress removed the legal prohibition
which forbids the unification of the
roads for war emergency. Govern
ment operation would be unnecessary.
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SMART HOLIDAY FOOTWEAR
For Your Choosing
Everyone appreciates Footwear
or Hosiery for Christmasthen,
too, they make the practical gift.
Don ' fail to see our wonderful line of
Holiday House Slippers
All SI. 25 and 1.50 All SI. 75 and $2.00
Fancy Colored Fancy Colored
. Silk Hose Silk Hose
Don't hesitate, these won't last long
Watch Our Windows
December Clear-Away Sale
COATS, SUITS, DRESSES, ETC.
STARTS MONDAY, DECEMBER 10
With us this has been our most successful Fall but for this season
of the year our stock is entirely too large. Therefore, to turn this
stock to cash, we offer Coats, Suits, Dresses, etc., at reductions
worth your investigation.
If cold weather has caught you without warm clothes, thisisyour
opportunity to supply your needs.
$40 Suit, at $26.00
$35 and $37.50 Suits at 23.50
$30 Suits at - - 20.00
$20 Suits at - - 14.50
$15J Suits at - - H.00
$35 and $37.50 Silk
$30 Silk Dresses
$25 Silk and Serge
$20 Silk and Serge
$15 Silk and Serge
All COATS 25 Off the Regular Price
A few Coats at Less Than Vz -Price
MILLINERY V2 -PRICE
Any woman would appreciate Wearing Apparel as a gift this Christmas.
For your approval we have:
95 to 835 "iwcairll. $9 to 114.50
U to 20 $rJE33o $5 to 18.50
Bath Robes at
Silk Kimonos at
J2.95 tO $6 Gordon Hose at - 25c t $3.50
$5 tO $15 TaffctaWaists now $2.50 tO $3.95
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