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ARE STUDYING LAW
Portias at the University Tell
Why They Have Taken
Up the Work.
THEIR REAONS VARY
One Would Help Reform
Procedure Two Inter
ested in Real Estate.
It lias always been said that for a
man to be a good lawyer he must be
a good talker, and It has been con
ceded, moreover, that woman's tongue
runs faster than man's. Whether it
is due to this fact or to something
else that four women have taken' up
the study of law at the University of
.Missouri was left for them to say.
Each one had a very different reason.
Mrs. Adelaide Munson of Kansas
City, who expects to take the bar ex
amination next year, is interested in
trying to help bring about a new
method of criminal procedure.
"We are not decreasing crime by
returning again and again a criminal
to thhe penitentiary," said Mrs. Mun
son. "The only way to decrease crime
is to have the criminal examined
physically and mentally to sec if he
is normal, and if he is not, to treat
She believes that corrective mea
sures would do more toward decreas
ing crime than the continual punish
ment of those persons who are de
fective in one way or another. The
study of law, she thinks, gives to a
person a balance and understanding
of human affairs that cannot possibly
be had from any other course.
"With women." she said, "the study
of law takes a great deal of senti
mentality and frivolity out of them
and they have a broader viewpoint of
he practical affairs of life."
She Was an Architect
Mrs. Munson become interested in
law when only a child, but parental
ideas prevented her from studying it.
Later on she studied architecture in
New York and New Jersey, and aft
erward went to Denver and opened
The Store of Standard Merchandistgy
LINENS FOR CHRISTMAS
This is our last chance on
Linens. Great Britain having
placed an embargo on all
European exports of Linen
till after the waiv This is why
Linens for Christmas.
this year will be most acceptable'
72-inch Satin Damask, $1.50, $2.00 and $2.50 per yard
Napkins to match, if desired
72-inch Soft-finish Half-linen Damask,
$1.0$ and $1.25 per yard
Napkins to match, if desired
66 and 70-inch Soft-finish Mercerized Damask,
50C, 60C and 75C per yard
Our Christmas Handkerchiefs
This stock is unusually complete, though we could not buy
a linen handkerchief today. Ours were bought one year ago
Ladies' fine all linen handker
chiefs, each - 25c
Ladies' very sheer all linen
hand embroidered handker
chiefs - 50c
Xadies' Initial Lawn handker-
chiels.6 in box, per box 50c
Men's beautiful quality all
linen, long plain initial hand-'
kerchief, each - 25c
Men's plain and fancy silk
Ladies' Grepe de Chine
handkerchiefs - 25c
The Stye of Standard Merchandise) -
an office. For a long time she was
one of the very few women architects
in the United States. Mrs. Munson
built a great many houses in Denver.
She appealed particularly to women,
because, she says, they naturally
looked to a woman as better able than
a man to plan a convenient house.
"It takes a woman to build a wo
man's workshop the kitchen," says
Mrs. Munson, "and since that is where
a woman spends most of her time, she
wants that workshop to be Ideal."
Mrs. Munson has done a great deal
of social work in Kansas City and as
a consequence the old desire to study
law has returned. She studied one
year at the Kansas City School oi
I-aw, and is this year taking special
work at the University of Missouri
Sho has a son in the School or
Miss Marioric Hines of Savannah.
Mo., is specializing in real estate and
expects to be, in business with ner
father in a trust company. Miss
Hines was graduated from North
western Unhersity in 1915 with the
degree of A. B. She is a Phi Beta
Kappa. Miss Hines says she is study
ing law for the fun of it.
Miss Lena Ruddy of Chillicothe,
winner of the Rhodes Clay scholar
ship two years ago. Is getting a legal
foundation for the real estate busi
ness. She has always been very much
interested in debating, and in high
school took part in this work.
Expects to Practice In lVest
Miss Helen Redding of Webb City
is thinking strongly of going West to
practice law when she is graduated
from the University of Missouri.
Miss Redding is a strong believer of
enforcement of the law.
"The laws are all right," she says,
"but the methods of interpretation
and enforcement are wrong. People
should be more concerned with legal
problems, and law should be a liberal
Miss Redding sees no reason why
women should not know the law as
well as men, and she believes that
they will be driven to It after the
"Women must do their" part in this
country while the men are doing
theirs jn another country, and to do
their part successfully they must be
familiar with the needs of the time
and the, methods of carrying out the
Ladies' sheer all linen, hand
-3 for $1.00
Ladies' extra fine all linen
hand embroidered handker
chiefs , - 75c
Ladies fancy embroidered
lawn handkerchiefs, 3 in box,
per box - 25C
Men's elegant quality all lin
en handkerchiefs, plain
Children's fancy boxed hand
kerchiefs, 2 in box, IOC
3 in box 15c
Children's silk handkerchiefs
10 and 15c
THE EVENING JOSSOUBIAN,
Freshmen probably will be allowed
to compete In Missouri .Valley Con
ference athletics against other
freshman teams, as a result of the
meeting of the presidents of the Val
ley schools, which was held Saturday
in Kansas City. This special dispen
sation, however. Is only for the dura
tion of the war.
Two Valley schools, Drake and
Washington, will"be allowed to play
freshmen on varsity teanw. They
were granted this privilege because
of their weakness in athletics in com
parison with other teams of the con
ference. The action regarding inter-school
freshman competition still lacks ratl
flcation by the, faculties of the confer
ence schools, and the resolution as
adopted says the matter must be de
cided Uy February 10 for the ruling to
become effective. Two provisions af
fect freshman competition: First,
that athletic work shall not interfere
with military training; second, that
games played shall not exceed 25 per
cent of the number now allowed be
tween Institutions of the conference
In regular Intercollegiate competition.
The question of conference teams
playing army teams was taken up,
but the matter was not acted upon.
your Tigers Make
Third AlM'alley Team.
Missouri failed to have a man placed
on the first All-Valley Conference
eleven selected by the Kansas City
Star. Nebraska, with five men, and
Kansas, with three, lead, and the
Kansas Aggies and Ames, with one
and two men, respectively, follow.
The Tigers, however, have four
men on the third eleven, thus holding
the honor on that team. Totaling the
three'elevens, Nebraska has ten men,
Kansas nine, Kansas Aggies five,
Ames and Missouri four each and
The selections are made by the
sporting editor of the Star from lists
sent to him by coaches in the confer
ence. The All-Valley elevens are as fol
Ehids Rhodes, Nebraska; Lonborg,
Tackles Shaw, captain, Nebraska;
Guards Rhoda, Kansas Aggies;
Center Wallace, Ames.
Quarter Foster, Kansas.
Halfbacks Schellenberg, Nebras
ka; Cook, Nebraska.
Fullback iDobson, Nebraska.
Ends Laslett. Kansas; Key, Kan
Tackles Hubka, Nebraska ; Whc
don, Kansas Aggies.
Guards Wilder. Nebraska; Kosltz-
Center Day, Nebraska.
Quarter Boyd. Ames.
Halfbacks Pringle, Kansas; Ru
Fullback Nielsen, captain, Kansas.
Ends Marshall, Missouri; Kling,
Tackles E. Ptacek, Kansas Ag
gies; Bass, Missouri.
Guards Jones, Kansas; Woody,
Center Hamilton, . captain, Mis
souri. Halfbacks McMahon, Nebraska;
Quarter Clark, Kansas Aggies,
Fullback Rider, Missouri.
LIfillTXER HAS TIE CONTRACT
Columbia -Man Will Furnish Wabash
Half Million Ties.
J. II. Lightner, tie and lumber con
tractor for the Wabash Railroad,
signed a contract last week to furnish
the Wabash with half a million cross-
ties in 1918. This represents more
Mr. Lightner has been with the
Wabash for seven years and has
furnished on an average of 400,000
ties a year. He also handles several
hundred thousand feet of switch-ties
and crossing plank a year. He has
charge of the tie train which picks up
the ties from the right-of-way and
delivers them to points where they
are needed. Mr. Lightner employs
about 150 men in this work. His ter
ritory covers all the Wabash lines
west of the Mississlpi River, which
means about 500 miles.
"Truesdale Is the best-tie producing
point jn my territory," said Mr.
Lightner, "and Pendleton is a close
second. Columbia produces about
40,000 ties each year."
1 M. Davis is the local agent.
MXETT TAKE EXAMINATION' 1
Lieut. F. B. Taj lor Conducts-Tests
For Officers' Training Camp.
Ninety students and ' former stu
dents who applied for admission to
the Third Officers' Training Camp to
be held at CampPike, Little Road,
Ark., were examined here Saturday
and Sunday by First Lieutenant F.
B. Taj lor, medical examiner, of Fort
Two late arrivals, who were or
dered here from the University of
Mississippi and the University of Wy
oming, took the examination today.
The examination Sunday was held in
the offices of Major Wallace Craigie
with the temperature at nearly zero,
as there was no heat in Academic
Notifications to successful candi
dates will be mailed tomorrow. Forty-eight
are to be chosen from Colum
bia for this training camp, and if the!
number of applications warrant, there
MON DAY, DECEMBER 10, 1917.
FARM AGENTS GO TO SCHOOL
Conservation and Production
Will Be Emphasized.
The county farm agents of Western
Missouri will go to school this week
in Kansas City. The school will be
taught by P. H. Ross of Columbia,
state leader of the county agent
movement. Dally lessons will be
given the county agents in Jiow to
adapt their work to the new plans
for food production and conservation
outlined by the federal and state gov
To Vaccinate Short Course Students.
Short Course students will report
at the Medical Building at 7 o'clock
tonight to be vaccinated instead of at
tending the weekly lecture which was
to have been given for them by A. J.
.Meyer this evening.
TOO IATE TO CLASSIFY
WANTED A large used trunk at rea
sonable price. Call 0.V? Itlaek after 5 p. m.
IX) II JtKNT Two rooms, for men, heat
Insured, alnays Lot water, apply 201 S.
6th street. K73tf
WANTKD Nursing liy practical nurse.
Phouc 403. 073if
FOUND: Hunch oj keys on Ninth
street, containing two large and one small
Ley, a button hook and six other keys.
Onner rail at MIssourlan office. w"4
A. G. SPALDING & BROS., inc.
415 Jf. 7th St, St. Louis. JIo.
In the Spalding line you
have equipment that it
right officially, high grade
at to workmananip an J
durable in qaality.
ia guaranteed prr
, feet in every detail.
Ctthtv on rcqOMt.
Drive them out with Sloan's
Liniment, the quick-acting,
oothing liniment that penetrates
without rubbing and relieves thu
pain. So much cleaner tkiu
mutty plasters or ointments; it
does not Stain the skin or clog
the pores. Always have a bqf tie
in the house forth aches and
El of rheumatism, gout, lum
, strains, sprains, stiff joint j
all muscle soreness.
Generoua aiza bottles at all druggists.
Detroit Jewel Gas Range,
used one year.
New three-quarter iron
bed, springs and mattress.
Handsome wood bed,
springs and mattress.
Four rockers, center table,
dining table, Hoosier kitchen
cabinet, china closet, chiffo
robe, fruit, canned goods,
Gall at 1007 Walnut, next
to sold airdome Tuesday and
G. W. TODD
REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM
From the Fnu. Story by Kale DougU. Wiin. and
Charlotte Thompson -
AISO BURTON HOLMES TRAVELOGUE
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
Starring tho Suparb Af tret, EMILY STEVENS
Negro Drops Dead on Street
Phillip Pryor, negro, day porter at
theh Daniel Boone Tavern, dropped
dead of heart disease on North Third
street this morning. He was on his
National Litestock Market
NATIONAL STOCK YARDS, EAST ST.
T nTTfa 111 flw in Thi. Ilvnatnjvtr mnrlol
for today was as follows: '
HOGS: ReceIpta11,000; market 25 cents
Mixed and butchers $17.50?17.fi.
Good heavy $17.536117.75.
CATTLE: Receipts 7,000; market
.Mitive oeei steers $s.uun$io uu.
Yearling steers'aml heifers ?7.00ifJ$H7iO.
Stnckers ami feeders SOT 11 00.
Texas quarantine steers $U.73$10 50.
I'rlnie Southern beef steers $! li$Vi.T.
Deef cows and heifer $ft OOtfflO 0.
Prime vearlinc steers and heifers StMti
Native calves j.7,.(i?h.i...
.SHEEP: Receipts 300; market steady
Lambs $13 00010.8...
Canners and Choppers $0 00?900.
THESE PIPES ARE FOR
Also a lot of New Pipes
Magazines. Everything in
Drug Line. Phone 724.
"WEE LADY BETTY
"LOST IN TRANSIT"
3 p. m. Matinee
- MONDAY AND TUESDAY
way to meet the 7:10 train,
was about 40 years old.
For Belter Photograph 5
A Real Pipe
These are two of the
24 popular shapes la
which you can get tkt
$1.00 and op ,
WD C Hand Ah
91.50 and op
Each a fine pipe,
-wrath sterling Uver mg
and vulcanite hit
Leading dealers is
town cany a fuH as.
sortment Select yov
favorite style. (
World' t Largttt Pipm Mamufattmn
SALE AT THE
for Christmas. Cigars.x
Night, 7:30 9 o'clock
will he forty-eight alternates, i