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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 27, 1919.
Program Held in Lecture
Room of Christian Church
Names of New Commitee
Members Announced at
The Community Council of Columbia
met this afternoon In the lecture room
of the Christian Church to Install of
ficers. Mrs. Rosa Ingels was in charge
of the meeting.
The program consisted of the in
stallation of officers, announcement of
committees, report of the library and
reading room committee and a tenta
tive report of the ways and means
The Community Council Is a new
organization In Columbia composed of
a representative chosen from each or
ganized group In the city. "The Com
munity Council is a picked crew,"
Mrs. W. E. Harshe said this morning.
MVe are going to plan big things for
The officers Installed were: Chair
man, Mrs. W. E. Harshe; secretary,
Mrs. D. A. Robnett; vice-chairman,
Ben Nowell, and treasurer, Mrs. J. E.
The committees announced are as
follows: Ways and means committee:
E. A. Logan, chairman; C. B. Miller,
executive council; Harold M. McPhee
ters, Presbyterian Church; Mrs.
George Troxell, CI11 League; Miss
Guthrie, P. E. O.; Sidney Rollins,
Elks; B. C. Hunt, Acacia; E. T.
Truitt, Banks School.
Library and reading room commit
tee: Mrs. Rosa Ingels, chairman; Miss
Baker, Library Cluh; C. W. Loomis,
Carpenters' Union; Irvin Rose, brick
layers; Mrs. Ttfarshall Gordon, N. D.
McPherson, W. W. Wade, M. W. 0.
City planning committee: Mrs.
James Gordon, Kings Daughter; Mrs.
B. C. Hunt, Christian College Cluh;
S. C. Brlghtman, Columbia High
School; Mrs. A. Y. Slate, Benton
School; Mrs. Ben Baker, Rebeccas;
Mrs. C. B. Boutwell, Knights and La
HIps nf Security.
Community music committee: Ches
ter Murray, chairman; James Wood,
Stephens College; Mrs. R. H. Ember
son. Fortnightly Club; Mrs.t, Clalr.
Moss, Christian College; Madison A
Hart, Christian Church; W. E. Mc
Clair, W. 0. W.
Patriotism commltte: Dean Walter
Miller, UnUersity of Missouri: Mrs.
John Estes, U. D. C; Dr. J. E. Jordan,
Twilight Lodge; Mrs. J. G. Babb, D.
A. R-; Mrs. Laura Griffin, Royal
Neighbors; L. T. Proctor, I.O.O.F.
Public health and sanitation com
mittee: Dr. T. W. Young, Baptist
Church; F. W. Nledermeyer, Schoo"
Board; Mrs. J. E. Wrench, Suffrage
League; Miss Bryant, city nurse.
Charity Organization Society; W. W.
Payne, Commercial Club; Dr. James
Gordon, mayor; Mrs. James Laugh
lin, 1812; Miss Franklin, county nurse,
Social vrefare and morals commit
tee: James H. George, Episcopal
Church: W.' W. Elwang, Presbyteriau
Church; S. W. Hayne, Methodist
Church; Father Gilflllan, Catholic
Church; Mrs. B. S Searcy, W.C.T.U.;
Mrs. H. H. King, Baptist Ladies Aid
Publicity and telephone committee.
Mrs. J. A. Oliver, Thllo Chapter, O.E.
S Mrs. L. B. Eubank, Boone Chap
ter, O. E. S.; Mrs. Will Kahle, Field
School; Mrs. Grlnstead, Jefferson
School; Mrs. J. F. Brossart, Grant
School; Mrs. Boswell, Methodist So
clcty. Executive committee: Miss Ella V.
Dobbs. chairman; E. "W. Stephens.
Miss Frances Denny, C. B. Miller, L.
R. 0. T. C. ROUNDING INTO SHAPE
Missouri 3Ien Getting Full Instruc
tions at Camp Funston.
Special to ttje lllsgourlnn.
CAMP FUNSTON, Kan., June 27.
The University cadets who are now at
the R. 0. T. C. camp at Camp Fun
ston. Kan., have been examined, .in
oculated and are well under way In
their Instruction. The men show a
high standard of physical fitness. Few
were discharged because they failed
to come up to the standard.
Three seperate courses are being
conducted for the cadets. The men
have been divided up into eight com
panies as follows: Companies A and
B the advanced course; Companies
C and D, the senior basic course;
companies E, F. and O. the junior
course and Company H, the negro
Yesterday was the first full day de
voted to instruction. The camp med
ical officer forbade working the" men
the first two days of the week because
of their "shots."
Student Cards Are Delayed.
Student grade cards will not be com
nioo nn ;t was announced at the
registrar's office today. Owing to the
confusion caused by the S. A. T. C.,
much time has been lost, ana no aaie
for the completion of the grade caras
can be set.
For Columbia and Vicinity: Generally
fair and continued warm tonight and Sat
urday.? For Missouri: Generally fair tonight
and Saturday. Not much chance in tem
Shotre ranare been general atone the At
lantlc seaboard from Florida to New
York. Tbtre hare been a few scattered
thundersnower In the Interior the heart
est fstjfaR-nt BosweJI, New Mexico, and at
Huron," South Dakota, hut as a rule fair
tveathf hay prevailed from and Including
the (Vtrnr Valleys westward across the
Piling and thence onward to the Pacific
Temperatures continue high everywhere,
except there Is a temporary cooling In the
Lake re 'Ion and eastward along the north
KxreiA the prnhiMllty of a local thun
derxhoner mostlr fair and warm nenther
drsunnvr, mostly fair and warm weather
The highest temperature in Columbia
yesterday was SO; and the lowest last night
was" 73. Precipitation 0 00. Helatire hu
midity noon yesterday was 59 per cent. A
year ago yesterday the highest tempera
ture was 92 and the lowest was OS. Pre
cipitation 0 00.
(Summer time) Sun rose todny 3:43 a.
m. Sun sets 8:39 p. m.
The Temperatures Today.
7 a. m .74 12 noon 88
8 a. m 77 1 p. m 87
9 a. m 80 2 p. m 87
10 a. m 83 3 p. m 89
11 a. ml 86 4 p. m 80
HEAT OVERCOMES IV. ARNETT
First Columbian to Be Victim of Sum
mer Heat Fell on Street Yesterday.
Wilfred Airnett ot Columbia was
overcome with the heat yesterday aft
ernoon in front of the Daily Tribune
office. (Mr. Arnett suffered a paralytic
stroke several years ago, and It was
probably due to the effects of this
stroke that he was overcome by the
heat yesterday. He suffered no 111
effects from It and Is able to be up to
LIQUOR'UW TO HOUSE
Enforcement Legislation for
War-Time Prohibition Is
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, June 27. Enforce
ment legislation for both war-time
and constitutional prohibition was
formally reported to the House in a
bill of Jwo sections by the House ju
diciary committee today.
The vle on reporting the legisla
tion wasjn to 2.
As theJbillnow stands, much more
leniency l?allowed under war-time
prohibition than under the constitu
tional prohibition law that is to fol
The main provisions were not
changed from those agreed upon yes
terday. The two members who voted against
the report were Representative Igoe
and Representative Dyer, both of St.
It is now practically certain tha:
the measure will not come before the
House before the middle of next week.
Just before reporting the bill the
committee adopted an amendment al
lowing the manufacturers of non-iu-
toxicating liquors to reduce the
amount of alcohol in order that they
might be classed as soft drinks.
Ukranians Capture Odessa
and Kieff, Says Berlin
By United Tress.
BERLIN, June 27. The Ukranians
have defeated the BolshevikI all along
the front and have recaptured Odessa
and Kieff, according to an official
statement received here today.
ELKS INITIATE EIGHT 3IEN'
Final Arrangements Made for Fourth
of July Celebration.
The following eight men were Ini
tiated at the regular Thursday night
meeting at the Elks' Club last night:
J. Kelly Wright, M. L. Rummans, Tyra
M. Green, N. P. Starke, Jr., O. F. Wil
liamson, Roy M. Murry, C. C. Bateman
and C. D. Elkins.
After the initiation a luncheon and
smoker was held in the clubrooms.'
Final arrangements were completed
for the Elks' Fourth of July celebra
tion to be held at Evans pasture on
All the concessions have been as
signed to members of the local club.
A meeting will be held Sunday morn
ing at the Evans pasture to lay off
the grounds and arrange for the erec
tion of the concessions Monday. The
work will be done by Ira Davis, a Co
Columbia girls have volunteered to
help the Elks in the soft drink stands,
Ice cream parlors, and to serve at
the barbecue dinner.
Wilson Assists In School of Medicine.
L. A. Wilson, A. B. '18, former stu
dent In the School ot Medicine, is as
sisUng Dr. Mazyck Ravenel In the lab
oratory this summer. Mr. Wilson has.
been In school in Chicago during the
Hogs Sell at $21-5-. a Hundred.
Best grades of hogs reached the
high price of $21.85 a hundred pounds
at East St. Louis today.
IS FID AT $1,500
Executive Committee Makes
Allotments for Salvation
GIRLS WILL HELP
Will Start Drive
Doughnut Sale.at Fourth x
of July Picnic.
Columbia's quota in the Salvation
Army drive was fixed at $1,500 by the' ZURICH, June 27. General von
county executive committee thlsjLettlow has been ordered to advance
morning. on Hamburg, according to the Zurich
Although the drive proper is not
supposed to start unUl July 5, an en
deavor will be made to put Columbia;
over durirg the Elks' Fourth of July
picnic at Evans Park. Here twenty
pretty Columbia girls, dressed as Sal
vation Army lassies and assisted by
returned soldiers, will sell dough
nuts under the supervision of Mrs. W.
T. S-f-henson and Miss Margaret
Rollins, according to the tentative
plans.-A booth will be- provided for
this Purpose. The girls will start
their work at 2 o'clock In the after
neon niyi, continue ujitil midnight..
Costume." will be sent to Columbia for
The drive will also be started on
this day at a Fourth of July picnic
Quotas ot the other towns in tbo
county as fixed this morning are:
Centralia, $350; Ashland, $150; Halls
ville, $150; Sturgeon, $125; Hartsburg,
$125; Rocheport, $100, and Harris
Amounts subscribed by out-of-town
people at the Elks' picnic will
go toward the quotas of their respec
tive towns or school districts.
The county campaign will be con
ducted largely by returned soldiers
under the leadership of Sidney Rol
lins, formerly of the Thirty-FifthJDi-vision.
Prof. Carl Taylor will have
charge of soliciting among the Uni
versity students. '$k ..
The executive committee namecTJor
the drive by Boyle G.Claik is -"composed
ot Sidney Rollins, chairman, J.
E. Wrench, J. Kelly Wright.'Hpllis
Edwards, Mrs.. W. T. Stephenson, Mrs.
L. B. Shobe, Mrs. Pruette Anderson j
Mrs. J. E. Thornton and Mrs. G. F.
The commItteetQ.flrTOnizul-fi WBT-Jiflf- X4 'Z , - i" C-nr
,1 in n,i,imn. ,nne!t. of TiQTWfilff ti-tbe1 ascertained whether
paign in Columbia consists of Boyle
G. Clark, Prof. O. R. Johnson, Mrs.
A. D. Donner, Mrs. L. B. Shobe and
Mrs. O. F. Troxell.
Mr. Wrench will have charge of the
speakers' bureau; Hollis Edwards
heads the publicity staff, and J. Kelly
Wright and C. E. Northcutt will have
charge ot the organization of tha
school districts of the county. A pub
licity committee named by Mr. Ed
wards, who is county publicity direc
tor, consists of James 'McClain, Even
ing Missourian, assistant county di
rector; James Wilcox, Ashland Bugle;
Hunter Price, Sturgeon Leader; Ros
coe Pool, Centralia Courier, and Clar
ence Bledsoe, Hartsburg Truth.
TALKS TO JOURNALISM CLASS
A. 31. Douglass of St. Louis ConipIU
nients Work of School Here.
A. M. Douglass, vice-president of
Simmons Hardware Company ot St,
Louis, addressed the class In history
and principles of journalism this
morning at Switzier Hall.
"There are two basic supports for
democracy," Mr. Douglass said. "One
Is the public school and the other Is
the free press." He urged the stu
dent to -write plain facts Und not to
editorialize upon these too much by
diluting and amending.
He complimented highly the School
of Journalism of the. University, say
ing he had observed that the grad
uates, when they had obtained posi
tions almost invariable kept them.
COLONEL PERSONS TO FUNSTON
University Commandant Will Act as
Instructor at Summer Camp.
Lieutenant-Colonel W. E. Persons,
commandant of the University R. O.
T. C, will leave tomorrow for Camp
Funston to act as Instructor in the
summer camp there.
Captain Thompson, also of the Uni
versity department, left yesterday for
the camp to serve as an Instructor.
Both men will return to the Univer
sity at the close qf the summer train
HOUSE WANTS AR3IY OF 30-.000
Senate Committee Wants to Comprom
ise at 350,000.
By United Tress,
WASHINGTON, June 27. The
House, voted today to insist upon its
stand that the average United States
army for the next fiscal year shall be
Chairman Kahn of the military af
fairs committee said that the senate
committee had agreed to accept the
figure of 350,000 as a compromise.
Want Soldiers for Pacific Islands.
The Hawaiian Islands and the Phil
iplne Islands were added to the list of
places that the local recruiting station
is ordered to take recruits for service
in this morning..
TROOPS ORDERED TO
City Is Reported to Be in
the Hands of the
s . Spartacans.
STRIKE IS SERIOUS
WithtjRaids on Food Stores Tie-
up of Transportation
By United Tress.
Gazette voss today.
(Hamburg has been reported to be
in the hands of the Spartacans.)
Strikers In Riots.
By United Tress.
BASEL, June 27. The strike sit
uation in Germany is growing more
serious, according to advices received
here today. Railway and telegraph
troubles are general. Raids on. food
stores are reported. There have been
Spartacan uprisings in several cities.
The threatened tie-up of transpor
tation which might lead to famine in
districts dependent upon outside
sources for their food supplies has
caused much alarm In these districts.
The riots In Hamburg are said to
have resulted from unequal distribu
tion of foodstuffs and profiteering. Ex
ploited by the Spartacans, the situa
tion excited the populace until gun
play was engaged In and hundreds
were killed and. wounded.
Truce Declared In Hamburg.
By United Tress.
BASEL, June 27. A truce has been
declared between government troops
and Spartacans at Hamburg, accord
ing to dispatches received here today.
The cessation of fighting came after
hours of street fighting. Negotiations
were still in progress when the dls-
f patches were filed.
The Spartacans had occupied the
1 railway stations and had torn up miles
olj railway track in all directions to
prevent tne arrival or any more gov
Machlno-Gun Battle in Berlin.
By United Tress.
BERLIN, June 27. A brief machine-gun
battle took place in the
A 1 r vn i)a TJIaik -ni 1-v --- T4
there were any casualties.
SOVIETS PUT DOWN REVOLT:
Counter-Rcvolutionary Leaders Cap
tured After Fight in Budapest
By United Tress.
COPENHAGEN, June 27. The coun
ter-revolutionary movement against
the Hungarian soviet republic at Bud
apest has been repressed, according
to dispatches received here today. The
revolt was put down when the counter-revolutionary
leaders were cap
tured, the dispatches said.
The la,test advices received here
said that order had been restored and
that government guards were patrol-
Ing the streets.
By United Tress.
VIENNA, June 25 (delayed). A
counter-revolution broke out In Buda
pest last night. The battle began
when monitors flying the Hungarian
national colors bombarded Foreign
Minister Bela Kun's headquarters.
Heavy'fighting immediately broke out
and continued throughout the night.
A truce was declared in the morn
ing to permit both sides to recover
their dead and wounded.
The soviet government has pro
claimed a state of siege In the capital.
Foreign Minister Bela Kun, who has
assumed personal command of the
soviet forces, has issued a statement
saying that the situation is under con
trol. TWO PROFESSORS WILL LEAVE
Will Become Members of Faculty at
Two members of the faculty of the
University will leave Columbia next
week for the University of Minnesota
at Minneapolis to become members of
the faculty there.
Clarence H. Eckles, professor of
dairy husbandry, will leave Columbia
with his family next Tuesday. Profes
sor Eckles returned from the Univer
sity ot Minnesota several days ago,
having been there since April.
' Leroy S. Palmer, professor of dairy
chemistry, said this morning he was
not certain of the date on which he
would leave Columbia, but that It
would probably be some time next
Johnson and Jacobs to Open Store.
Felix Johnson and D. P. Jacobs have
leased the Bush Building at 19 North
Eighth street, where they will open a
second-hand store July . They will
begin moving their stock in as soon
as improvements on the interior can
Still a Chance to TraveL
Although recruiting for service In
France has been stopped, any young
man can travel with good pay, says
Corporal V. C. McCall of the local re
cruiting office. McCall still wants
any man to say "18-40-3" to him.
ACQUITTED OF BOOTLEGGING
George Scott, Negro, Found Not Guilty
by Jury This Afternoon.
A Jury tlate this afternoon returned
a verdict of acquittal in the case of
George Scott, negro, charged with
The principal witness for the state
was Harry Lamy, also a negro, who
said he obtained a half pint of whisky
from Scott in October, 1918, for which
he paid a dollar.
Scott denied the statement that he
sold the liquor to Lamy.
Albert Barkwell, who was charged
with stealing corn from Wallace Wat
son, a farmer residing near Midway,
was acquitted by a jury in Circuit
A verdict was returned for the
plaintiff in the case of R. W. Zarig
against John Bauma for payment of
three notes alleged to have been giv
en by Bauman's father to Zarig. The
notes were for $500, $350 and $300
respectively. The verdict was re
turned for the total amount $1,150.
1EET JULY 1
Columbians Will Speak at
Ratification Banquet at
Missouri suffragists plan to make
the coming special session of the Mis
souri Legislature a historic one in the
progress of their cause. The official
board of the Missouri Suffrage Asso
ciation has been called to meet in
Jefferson City July 1, the day before
the session convenes. Five Columbia
women will attend: Mrs. J. J. Phil
lips, Mrs. L. D. Shobe, Mrs. G. F.
Troxell, Mrs. George Venable and
Mrs. W. E. Harshe.
The suffragist meeting will draw a
large number of prominent women,
and in addition there will be delega
tions of women from the legislative
districts of the state. Supplementing
these will be women visitors and un
A program of events' that will be
carried on simultaneously with the
lawmakers' meetings 'has been art
ranged by the suffragists. Principal
among these will be the meeting of the
Governing 'Board of the Missouri
Equal Suffrage Association, which will
take place July 1 In Jefferson City. A
"preparedness luncheon," followed by
a business meeting open to the public,
will be held. At this meeting the suf
frage leaders will disclose details for
future acthity In the fjtJo-v -The
same night the senators and represen
tatives will be entertained at a "rati
fication dinner," given under suffrage
auspices, at which Mrs. George Gel-
horn will preside and Governor Fred
erick D. Gardner will make the prln
Two Columbia women, Mrs. Walter
McNab Miller and Mrs. William E.
Harshe, will speak at the dinner. Mrs.
Miller, honorary president of the Mis
souri Woman Suffrage Association,
will speak on ""Over the Top." Mrs.
Harshe has selected as her subject,
"How to Hold the Branch Leagues To
gether." Mrs. George Gelhorn, presi
dent of the suffrage association, who
recently spoke in Columbia, will also
A movement backed by 107 Boone
County suffragists was begun, here re
cently for the establishment of a citi
zenship school in Columbia to teach
the women of the town and county to
become better citizens and -oters.
RECITAL TICKETS ON SALE
University Students to Be Admitted
Free at Gauntlett Entertainments.
Tickets are now on sale at the Al
len Music Company, the Co-Op and
the Missouri Store for the series of
five piano recitals to be given in the
University Auditorium by Basil
Gauntlett, director of music at Steph
ens College. Sea&on tickets for the
five recitals are $1. Tickets for sin
gle concerts are 25 cents each.
University students will be admitted
free to all the concerts on presenta
tion at the door of their registration
The first recital will be at 7:30
o'clock Monday night The others
will be on the following Monday
nights: July 7, July 14, July 21 and
WILL ATTE3IPT TO END STRIKE
St. Louis Telephone Officials and Un
ion Leaders Will Confer.
By United Press.
ST. LOUIS, June 27. Efforts to end
the strike ot telephone switchboard
operators and electrical workers at
the Bell and Klnloch telephone com
panies here were to be made today.
James J. Barrett, commissioner of
conciliation of the Department of La
bor is in St. Louis. Barrett Is sched
uled for a conference today with union
leaders and company officials.
Between 500 and 600 girl operators
and 300 electrical workers were said
to have been on strike at the two
telephone companies this morning.
Seaman Drowns When Ships Collide.
By United Tress.
NEW YORK, June 27. One seaman
was lost and the schooner Friendship,
bound for Buenos Aires with a cargo
of linseed, was badly damaged in a
collision with the Japanese steamer
Tsuruga Maru early today.
ON ROADJD PARIS
Party With Mueller and Bell
to Arrive at 9 O'clock
SIGN SATURDAY AT 3
Geisbert and Leinert With
draw From Party at Last
By United Tress.
VERSAILLES, June 27. The Ger
man peace delegates who will sign
the peace treaty will arrive here at 9
o'clock tonight. Secretary von Haniel
was notified this evening. Previous
dispatches had Indicated that the Ger
mans would not arrive in Paris until
By United Tress.
VERSAILLES. June 27. The Ger
man peace delegation which will sign
the peace treaty left Berlin at mid
night last night and will arrive in
Paris at 7 o'clock tomorrow morning,
it was officially announced today.
The party is scheduled to reach
Dusseldorf at 3 o'clock this afternoon.
Foreign Minister Mueller and Colonial
Minister Bell, the German signatories,
are accompanied by three high offi
cials, including Herr Schmidt, coun
sellor and expert on international law
and Herr Krouch, an economic ex
pert Three legation attaches will
also accompany the delegation.
Herr Geisbert and Herr Leinert,
who had been appointed to sign, with
drew at the last moment before the
departure ot the delegation for Paris.
Allies Study Internal Situation.
By United Tress.
PARIS, June 27. With every prep
aration completed for the signing ot
the peace treaty at Versailles at 3
o'clock tomorrow afternoon, the Al
lied delegates today turned their at
tention to the internal situation in
The Communist uprisings In Berlin
and Hamburg together with the re
ported escape of the former German
crown prince from Holland into Ger
many were regarded as possibly sig
nificant, in view of the last-Inch fight
made by the German government
against acceptance ot the peace terms
.unconditionally,- . . ., ,,
Germany, it is believed In some
quarters, is on the verge of a counter
revolution. While the present gov
ernment's attentions are directed
toward the radical revolts In Berlin
and Hamburg, it Is thought that the
royalists In the eastern territory might
seize the opportunity to attempt to re
establish the empire.
The success of either the move by
the communists or the royalists Is
doubted here, but it is considered that
further internal disorders In Germany
at this time might prove embarrass
ing to the Allies.
TO LIVEJN SILESIA
Former Crown Prince Says
Peace Terms Won't Satis
fy Small Countries.
By United Tress.
LONDON, June 27. Friederich WII
helm Hohenzollern, former German
crown prince, plans to live on bis es
tate in Silesia, according to an inter
view with the Brussels correspondent
of the Mirror.
"There will be another war within
ten years," he said. "Belgium, Ser
bia, Italy, Rumania' and Greece will
be furious over the peace terms."
"After peace is signed, I Intend to
live on my estate in Silesia. The kaK
ser will remain at Amerongcn for
Denies Crown Prince's Flight.
By United Tren.
THE HAGUE, June 27. The Dutch,
government officially announced to
day that the former German crown
prince Is still on the Island ot Wler
Ingen. TO CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL
Bonne Femme Church to Commcmo.
rate 100th Anniversary August 28.
August 26 will mark the one hun
dredth anniversary of the Little
Bonne Femme church, six miles out of
Columbia. The church was organized
by members of the Bethel Church,
the centennial of which was celebrat
ed less than a year ago on the spot
where the original church was built.
Little Bonne Femme Is the second
Baptist church organized in Boone
County. The original church was lo
cated on ground donated by Mason
Moss, Anderson Woods and Colonel
McClellan. The Rev. William H.
Burnham ot Kansas City will de
liver the centennial address.
Business Women to Meet Tonight
All Columbia business and profes
sional women aare urged to attend the
meeting to be held at the Gordon
Rnlldlnc at 7:45 o'clock tonight Miss
Ella V. Dobbs will address the meeting.