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EVENING MISSOURIAN I
TO HOLD FALL
Garden Club Decides to Give
Another Display Date
MRS. LOEB ISjCHAIRMAN
Prizes to Be Civen to Those
Whose Lawns Show Best
Columbia will have another (all flow
er show this year on September 23 in
the Knights of Columbus Auditorium.
Snapdragons, pinks, hardy sweet peas,
begonias roes daisies, asters these are
only a few of the Bowers for which $12S
in cash prizes will be given.
Mrs. Isidor Loeb is the chairman of
the committee appointed by the Garden
Club last night' to make preliminary
Prizes of $50 and $25 will be given
in October, 1921. from the proceeds of
this show to the owner of the lawn in
Uiiumbia wciru nas mown tne mis. .
improvement between this fall and that '
tiate. rflruuuery lonage ana general
neatness in appearance will be consid
ered. Horace Major, superintendent ol
the University grounds, will be asked
Mrs. B. A. Speer reported on the lawn
in this jears contest, saying that the)
are all in good condition. Mrs. Iner
Clark read a paper on the care of flow
ers shrubbery and fruit trees.
All members of the Carden Club are
urged to meet at 3 o'clock Friday aft
ernoon in the Commercial Club rooms
for arrangements hare been made to
take a drire over Columbia to observe
the progress of backyard flower gardens.
PRETRIAL FOB MURDER CASF
. I- Roberts, to Answer Cnarge Ir
Fulton era Not. 13.
The trial of W. L. Roberts, a fanner
residing in the northern part of Boone
County, for the murder of a neighbor.
William Ryland. in the summer of 1918
will be called in the Circuit Court of Cal
laway County in session at Fulton, Nov
Arrangements for holding the trial a
that time were made by George Starretr
prosecuting attorney of Boone County
who was in Fulton Monday. E. C Ander
son, assistant prosecuting attorney, am'
T. Fred Whiteside, sheriff, accompanied
Roberts, who is' alleged to have killed
Ryland after a dispute ever nam of 'Rob
erts' corn eaten by Rjland'a chicken
was convicted of the crime at a trial hen
shortly after the latter! death. He war
given a sentence of 20 yean in the state
The verdict was reversed by the Su
preme Court, where the case was appeal
ed. A change of venue from Boone Coun
ty to Callaway County was granted by the
court of this county.
The defendant at present is at liberty
under bond for his appearance at Fulton
MRS. HAUCK. AUTHOR, HERE
Presents "MJiwonrt Yesterday" -to
State HiVorlcal Society.
Mrs. Louise Piatt Hauck, newspaper
woman, authoress and playwrtier, arrived
in Columbia yesterday to do research
work in connection with a aeries of ar
tides she is writing for the Kansas Gtr
Slar on the history of Missouri. Mrs.
Hauck lives in St. Joseph, and Us writ
ten a ereat deal about tier native slate. '
On her present visit in Columbia ahe
has given a copy of her book, "Missouri
Yeslerdavs to Floyd C "shoemaker, sec.
retary of the State Histcrical Society. She
was in Columbia last spring ana gave an
address on Cuild Day of Journalism
.Mrs Hauck will leave tomorrow morn
ing for Kansas City.
MEX TO AXAaVrZE FERTILIZERS
I'nlTersltjr Exptrlamt Station I
Collfctlna: Sam plea.
Men are now being sent out by the
University Experiment Station to inspect
the fertiliiers sold in the .state. A ton
nage tax paid by the manufacturers is
used by the state to defray the expense
of collecting and analyzing samples of
fertilizers. The five men sent out now
will return with about five hundred
samples. L. D. Haigh assistant chemis!
of the University Experiment Station, ii
in charge of the1 work.
Tests of samples of limestone are al.
sent lo the Experiment Station by own
ers of limestone quarries so lha! tLe "e-
partment has on hand data" concerning
the quality of limestone in 11 parts of
Will Speak In CalUormta.
While attending the an F"0"
convention of the American Public
Health Association. DK MaiyckT. Kn
enel. directnr.of the Public Health Lab
oratory at the University, will speak
before 1100 teachers of Alameda County.
California, at Oakland, on "Community
Hvgiene. He will address the conven
tion Wednesday. September IS on
"Acute Epidemics vs. Endemic ",
Doctor Ravenel is a member of the board
ol directors and the executive committee
of the association.
Journallsls Meet TogJrfct.
A meeting of students in tha School ol
Journalism will be beld in Room 100,
Switzler Hall at 7 JO o'clock Wedtsesdaj
evening. Pre-journalisls, as well a mem
bers of uffcr classes are expected.
For Columbia and Vicinity: Unset
tied weather this afternoon and tonight.
Thursday generally fair; cooler tonight. '
ror .-viiMi-Yiin iinwiiHi uMfhw .-
night with showers in the extreme north
portion; cooler west and central por
tions. Thursday generally fair.
Rain has been general over Oklahoma,
most of Kansas, all of Missouri, and the
southern part of Iowa. Showers also fell
over Arkansas, Louisiana, and North and
South Dakota. Generally fair weather
prevailed elsewhere in the United States.
Frost temperatures obtain in the upper
Missouri watershed, but the weather is
"n the turn to warmer in that section.
Cool weather, associated with a numer
ate high pressure wave, is traveling
southeast but the cliange in temperature
ill be only ordinary when it readies the
lower Missouri Valle). ,
Rain lias been general in Missouri and
til roads are more or lets' slippery and
nudd) ; the heaviest rain fell to the west
ind southwest of Columbia.
The rain area is traveling eastward and
air weather will likely prevail Thursday
Data: Theyhighest temperature
n Columbia yesterday was 70; and the
'owes! last ni&ht was 61. Precipitation
142. A )ear ago yesterday the'lughcst
emperature was 89 and the lowest was
7. Precipitation 0.00.
Better Every Day.
If )ou have ever begun housekeeping
in ar new and partly finished house,
with new and unadjused kitchen fur
niture, new family and newhelp" you
have some faint appreciation of the
difficulties which beset the early, com
plete and presentable production of
the Missourian. If you have not had
this eiperience the difficulties of the
Missouriana production and delivery
are beyond your immaginaiun.
Every effort is being made to im.
prove conditions. Within a week it
is expected that the Missourian will be
published and delivered with desir
able regularity, clearly and attractive
ly printed, an example in every way of
To-day to help to this end only six
pages are published. each better than
TO END STRIKE
President Asked to Send
Message to Coal
V UaJtNl rrswsatx.
WASHINGTON, Sepu i Measores
x end the. sttike of insurgents in the
?ennsylvania coal 6elds have been placed
n the hands of the President tiere to
lay, it was announced. The plan pro
rides that the President shall send a
nesaage lo the strikers telling theai to
return to work or the wage award will
be opened again.
MAINE CAMPAI(; AT HEIGHT
Partita Strive For Good Showing
In "Barometer State."
ty Usit4 hn.
AUGUSTA. ME, Sept. 8,-Maine i
vow in the throes of a political campaign
wlikh Is being watched with interest by
the entire country, as it is the only state
which elects a governor, state auditor,
memliers of Congress, county officers' and
members of tbe legislature in advance
if the national election.
For many years the September vote in
Maine has been considered as a barom
eter throughout the country as to how
he people felt toward national affairs.
Maine is generally conceded to be a
Republican state, but leading Democrats
ire confident that their candidates will
make a good showing.
CoL Frederic H. Parkhurst is the Re
publican candidate for governor, having
defeated Gov. Carl r. .Milliken, who was
seeking a third term, in the .primaries.
The Democratic nominee is Uertrand (.
Mclntire of Norway, a business man. and
former sheriff of Oxford County and for
six rears chairman of the board of star-
assessors. He was the candidate against
Governor Milliken two years ago.
The Republican list of speakers in
;luiles United Stale Senators Henry'
Cabot Lodge of Mass, Ceorge It. Moses
of New Hampshire, Wra. M. Calder of
New York, and Joseph Frdinghuysen of
New Jersey; also CoL Theodore Rooe.
veil, besides many other prominent men
from other parts of the country.
On the Democratic side, speakers in-
-t c... n.:t..:ja r.t
Irlude oecreiary oi o .,U..B -.-Mar,
Secretary of the Navy Josephus
maniels Secretary of Agriculture F. T.
Meredith. Homer S. Lumnungs ol yjm
neclicul. former chairman of the Dem
ocratic national committee; Governor
Chas. II. Brough of Arkansas Coventor
Alfred Smith of New York, ami United
Stales Senator -David I. Walsh of Massa
Democratic leaders will, during the
,.m.i nree the election of a legis-
t.iur., nlMlffed to
""" sbi"'1' " w . i
Dledgeu to provioc arana wj
-I.:-!, Itnuar for meilicinal purpovs may
k. .hi.ined in Maine through register-
ed druggists At the present lime there
is no legal way by which liquor may
be secured in thi state nor has there
i .:. llw. abolition of the agency
avslem by the legislature in 1911.
The vole of the women will be watch-1 Richard Long is reported to be. only a this would lie desirable, because, the ad
ed with Interest this year, but according comparatively few voles behind Walsh, ded rest of the resulting competition
to political observers; it will make-little), Only 969 ou of 1,193 precincts have would increase interest and. more could
change In the teneral result.
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RUral Mail Carrier Tells of
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ucvivai an uuuu xngiinaj
FOUR GANGS AT
More Enterprise; Thail Roy S.
Mitchell Ever Saw ' In
The good roads spirit hssn't died out
completely iu Boone County, Il'a hard
for some person to believe this especial,
ly lltose who have been over the Roche
port binhkay rnvnlly, but a gratifying
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report comes from Roy S. Mitchell, rural
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carrier on Route No. 9, who as Ins
heart was gladdened jesterday by the I
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ence in rural delivery.
On his trip yesterday over the more
than thirl) -one miles ol his route. ie
encountered four gangs of men. giving
their efforts free toward the improvement
of the roads One of these gangs was do
ing some badly needed grading on he
Ashland gravel road, and was dubllrss
receiving 4 for the work.
On a section ol the Range Line road,
R. I. Baumgartner, overseer, Kirt Se!by,
W. I. Richardson. N. A. Baumgartner.
Gus Weffenstette. Scott Barnes. V. K.
Bullard. Edgar Short. Curtis Robnett.
Mr. Pommie, G. W. Cunditf. and several
others were grading and dilthing. put
ling in culverts and repairing bridges
tbout one mile of road will be improved
by this group of men. trterday the
women of the neighborhood gave a din-1
tan on the road, at which two barbecued
muttons were served, along with man)
other good things to eat.
On Craig lane, Coleman Craig. II. I
Nichols Ed Lee and others were busy
with plow and -scrapers rounding up and
Jilcbing. When these men liave com-
Sir -S? IMd 'm " !n r'nr
Anuih-r gang was grading on thr
were W. It-Yrmfr, Eiomett Hjumtarl -
ner. Chris Uaumeartner, FIo)d Vemrr,
B. R Adair and other. A lung slrelch
f niad there ill be graded an J
ditched be the farmer.
Longest -Aerial Mail Route
In the World Is Begun
By- UaitfJ Trrm.
MINNEOLA, New York, Sept. a-
The longest aerial mail route in the
world was begun today when a llaviland
plane left here this morning at 6:41
o'clock for San Francisco. It is esti
mated that the mail will arrive in San
Frairisco in lesa tlian sixty hours
Cleveland will be the first stop. Fuel
and oil well be taken there.
XO RICHES WITHOUT 'SPASISH
Filipino Student Thinks Merchant
3fnt Know Language.
A knowledge of Spanish is indicpens
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able to American merchants who dcire CU1 high scIkh.1 state aid: Sturgeon,
to establish a profitable busine with f 33I,12; Rocheporl, 1464.40. and Harris
Lenlral America, accorihng to Paul R. 1 (,urg 35i-02
Verrosa. a Filipino vocational student in I , . ' .... .
the school of Journalism, and ., enrre. T!" lhw rUral 'lncl of 48. 92
spondent for the Attandila of La Ceiba.
Spanish Honduras .and LI DiVtamm of
Vera Cruz. Mexico. Vacarro Brothers
an Italian firm in New Orleans is doing
a prosperous business with Central Amer
ica far exceeding that of many American
merchants of that city. Their success"
says Mr. Verzosa," is due primarily to
the fart that they are able lo conduct
their business in Spanish" Mr. Verzoa
was formerly Jegal translator for Vacarro
Brothers and the Cuyamel Fruit Company
both of New Orleans
Tbe business of Honduras has attained
a new level of prosperity as is evidenced
hv the fnllnwfnp nffu-ial r.nnit frntn it,..
Department of Commerce. "American
trade with the Central American' Hates
totaled slightly more than $l23j000.000 Aflrr leaving here, he was dirctor of a
during tlie fiscal jear. Exports from (the j Miisippi agricultural experiment ita
United States lo the six republic's. Pan- ,!o" 'l Starltville for ten years
am, Costa Rica. San Saliador. Quale-! "e a Urn in Hartford. Vuin 1847,
mala. Honduras and Nicaragua were valu-1 alu' W1 graduate from -the Michigan
ed at JT3J21.102, while the value of ' Agricultural College in 1868.
goods they shipped lo this country wast . t
fharle 0trrlet Ke.Electeo Presl.
dent of Onranliallan.
The Columbia Rand elected -.officers
for tbe year ending September 10, 1921
at a special meeting of the organization
last night. They are: President. Charles
Osterloh; vice-president. W. J. Mar-
quelle; Secretary. Roy Ellungton; and
J rreasurer, C. C Chandler. F. R. Antoine
The band will play for the American
Legion Field Day Saturday.
JAXES J. WALSH IS I.EADI.XJ
Cnbernatorlal Race llollv I'olilevled
Bf IWJ fm.
BOSTON, Sept., .8. James J. WaUh.
' Democratic candidafe for governor, is
. reported lo be leading, on incomplete
returns which have been received here.,
been heard form.
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1920. . NUMBM;
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The story of a Columbia where boot-1
lereera and ramblers operate wltn
scarcely any fear of official intervention
.ami a i iniariiY in niissuui unc
yMng mfn firHi . runj- and crap
games beckoning them Irom every woe
was carried into approximately a aozcn
was carried into approximately
.Missouri towns and preached before au-
jdiem.es sometimes numbering several
hundreds of people, the Hon Humphreys
Snrincstun. Republican candidate for
pros-culing attorney of Boone Coanly
said this morning. The Hon. Springstun,
wIki has jut returned from a speaking
tour for the Republican Slate Commit,
.ee, said that within the last two weeks
he had "enlightened" a g.iod many hun
dreds of Missourians on the subject of
line lerrioie uus. oi nioiais so nwnn ,u
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I ibe cm in whiih the State University
I . ' f
the terrible buk of morals so evident in
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I feel sure Columbia i one ol the
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cleanest towns of its e 1 have ever
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light imiencctions umioUDicuiy sreiura
be torreclrd. It it current rumor that
the) exist and almost any University man
vu'u mrel on the street could testify to
their truth better than I."
II.- freely admitted, however, that this
-iiialifiralion liad mil been included in
jn of his addresses otherwise derogatory
lo I lie Universit), He said he liad ad
rie.l every parent intending to send a
hiM to the University to investigate the
' dlualioii More allowing the prospective
ituftlent lo leave lioine. Thai he had ex
Illicitly warned them against allotting
dieir children to enter the IJniversity
ttas deniciL .
The Hun Springstun dismissed the
barges brought against urn by The Mis-'
tmrian by saving that the Republican
I Nate Committee printed the hand bill
t proclaiming the Hon. Springstun to ite
j i "Professor of Vuhlic Speaking at the
I Jnitersity of Missouri."
s?nnE,UU iH inlr tonight oo a
,,:, t,:p to a M!,iern city.
' GETS STATE M
Columbia Scliool District Will
' liCCClVC $l.itiio9.14 TOf the
In addition lo tlie $23,04&68 of school
money received by Booue County from
.he slate, the following amounts havcM
been received and apportioned and are
low in tlie hands ot the county treas
.rrer rrady for distribution. Tbe- total
UsMM!.Canry'viIl receive is now $44,
f77.74. From interest accruing on loans from
l lie public school fund. $4.48327.
The township school fund is $1,080.50.
(cneral sthool funds procured from
.ailroad tax. tliS86.10.
lluilding fund from the same source.
Of the total amount of state money
vceived, Columbia school district will
receive $1339.14; Centralia, $4,030.65;
Sturgeon, $2.05X29; Rochcport, $1,.
, 177.88; Harrisburg. $1,087.18; Hallsville
-onsuliuated district. $1,913.12; Ashland
ontolidaed district. $152.18, and
HunKdale conilidaled district. $353.07.
Tliis district was just organised this
Tlie following schools will receive ape-
)nd96 in the neighborhood of Ashland
and Harttdmrg fn the south part of i the
ounty are the only ones xeceiiing Ipe
cial state aid. '
FORMER M.r. PROFFESSOB DEAD
Dr. X. M. Tracy IIIcb al Daofclifei'a
Home In MIssIsslnnL
Dr. S. M. Tracy, agronomist in the
Unileil Slates department of agriculture
and formerly a professor of botany and
agriculture in the University, is dead
at the home of his daughter in Laurel.
Mi-s, where he has resided for several
I "octor Tracy was a member of the
i University faculty from 1877 to 1887.
.CAW FIRE GIRLS ORBAMZE
Boy Scou'k Are Keen Rival. Saj
Head of (ilrN Association,
The opening of the high schools has
renewed interest in the Camp Fire girls
of Columbia, according to Mrs O. R.
Johnson, the local guardian. During
the coming jear the meetings will be
held at the University High School.
(ln5 m Mni. 0 nile ,,
nr. r ,i .:,, s.t .- :.l.,.
,lling away i(, w.;,, Mpecf whi(.n h
alwajs characterizetl ir.
"There is a great deal of rivalry be
tween the Lamp hire tills and the Boy
Scouts" said Mrs Johson "and the girls
; uaie the tlisrilianlage of being the fewer
in number. Ihrre are only twenlv mem
I brrs while llie Scouts have more than
a hundred. Ko more girls can be ad-
milted into the organization, as it U
' already complete. Should others wish to
ioin the jirganization it would not be
hard lo form another group. In fact.
Herhert Williams Post Elected
Tuesday at Knight of Co
STATE MEET REPORTED
Ruby Hulen Selected at Se-
daha to Go to National
J. A. Douglas was elected commander
of the Herbert Williams Post of the:
Amman Legion at the annual election
oi orbcera held it the Knights of Colum
bus Students Home last night. The
other officers elected are: John Nowrll.
vice-commander; Virgil Cole, adjutant;
Ciltner Ingles pos finance officer: V. E.
McCauIl. post historian. John Mull.ns
O. R. Johnson, and Dr. C. M. Sneed
were appointed executive officers
Tlie record of every .man in the local
post soon is to be placed on file in the
organization's annals Mr. McCaull, tlie
new post lustorian. will have as his first
task the collection of the records All
members are requested to co-operate with
aim in tbe compilation oi ljus data.
Attention was called by the post com
mander to the proceedings of the state
convention ol the American Legion, held
in Sedalia September 3 and 4. Rubv iL
Hulen. one uf the renretentslivM :f iK
Herbert Williams Post and Boone Coun-
try.s Democratic candidate for prosecut
ing attorney, was elected a delegate to
attend the national Legion convention,
to be held in Cleveland September 26,
-' and 28. J. A. Douglas the new com
mander, was ifi I.M-.1 ntct. All... -l.l
ate to the state convention, at which
500 Legion members were present.
Members uf ihc local post were re
quested to lake note of the resolutions
aaopteu try tne state convention favoring
ne adoption ol a new state constitution.
CCojnmendine the emnlnvmnt in ilu.
public health service of physicians who
nave ueen In tire service in preference lo
those who hate not. and endorsing the
improvement of Missouri roads for
thich protect a fund of t6.0uTJJ109 i.
named. In tlie interests of the good
rods movement, the Great lakes Naval
Band will be in Columbia some time be-
fore November 4 to arouse interest in
the raising of the necessary funds
LEGI0X FOB SEW C0SSTITLTIOS
Mate Sols-Jen' t'oaveatlon Electa
' Riv HpJcb XaUoaal Delept'e.
ItesoIuSona indorsing a new stale con
dilution, the proposed 6OD0O.0OO bond
issue for good roads in Missouri and the
-ompensation bill now before Congress
were features of the state convention of
tbe American I-rgion held al Sedalia Fri
day and Saturday.
Li regard to the compensation bill, the
mention of the Missouri Legislature was
Tailed to the action of other states on this
Six hundred delcgatea attended tbe
convention at Sedalia. The representa
ives from tbe Herbert Williams Post ol
Columbia were Ruby Hulen and J. A.
Douglass Mr. Hulen was elected a dele
gate from Missouri to the national con
vention of the American Legion, which
meets at Cleveland. Ohio, September 27
28. STATE TO HAVE KBIT ROADS
Si Miles Will Be Ballt at a Cost of
Up to August 1, the Stat- Highway
Board has approved plans and rpecificj.
lions for 625 miles of state road, divided
into 57 projects to be constructed at .1
total estimated cast of $9,000,000. The
federal government had approved 449
miles coverexl by hese plans at a total es
timated cost of $7,907,229.90.
, In apite of labor and transportation
difficulties and high prices the Missouri
Stale Highway Department Ms 11 miles
of gravel, waterbound macadam, bitum'i
nous macadam, asphaltic macadam, chat
and concrete roads under construction,
fne total construction cost of this mile
age is $4,600,000. Having provided fi
nances to take care of the federal aid
available to Missouri, the Slate Highway'
Department is now bendnig every effort
lo improve tbe state roads in counties tut
were unable to provide funds for match
ing federal aid, but which, under he Ivw,
are .entitled to J1200 a mile free on n'rf
lesa than 0 miles of state road.
Last Day For Laboratory Fee.
A number of students have not paid
their laboratory charges at the Univer
sity for the fall term. Today is the las!
day students will have an opportunity to
pay these charge. If the fees are not
paid today, rhe students will be dropped
from the courses without further notice
and those who desire to be reinstated
miut first secure tbe consent of the dean
and then after that is secured, they will
be required to pay a fine of $1 for each
course in which they are reinstated.
METHODIST STIJBEJ1T.S BAXQUET
Brawl-Lett- Ctdekn. WHI Die To
Celebrate Workera' Hone Calag
xtki.i. wn.k best when they feast
on brown-legged chicken, so tradition has
it. To start off the new year tne wo
men Mtwlonary Society of the Bread
way Methodist Church will banquet ibe
student workers organization Friday eve
ning in the church parlors They p-va-ise
much fried chicken.
The purpose of the banquet b lo fur
.l.. .L rJ;n between th? members
of the organization and plan coorerative
work for tbe rest ol tne year.
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CAMPAIGN STORIES 1 OLD
ABOUT COX AND HARDING
By RAYMOND CLAPPER
(Caul! Pint, Stall Coria-pMtVtK;.)
The Hardings ha.t oprnrj a lodging
house it Marion. They bate more gursts
dropping in than th?y ran tale can- of
at their own home and lucal hotel fa
cilities are inadequate, mi a prirale houe
near the Harding rmme lia been leased
for the campaign -nhrte arming tt-lt-Lri
tie can he put lip for the night.
Senator Harding ha heen riding
around in m httlr four cylinder automo
bile lately. Hit big high-puttered car
had l be sent to the shop fur repairs.
A presidential candidate gr.s a hit
of knocks but he also grts many uther
thine. Everv mail brinas a box of ci-
Srm. hi it trartnn uf a'tsrarawf taa a wit.
ernifrlon or a chicken for Mrs. Hirding
Entertaining a well known Democrat
as a personal guest recently, Harding
took occasion to tell an old mule story
used by stump Sieakers in tlie da)S when
politic was not so lady-like as now.
"The Democratic party." this orator
declared, "is like the mule. Ii has
oeilher pride of ancrxtry nor hope of
Harding dors not like to d'scuss his
golf scores If he wins he feels onsporls
manlike in boasting: and if he loses
he waits for someone e,se to tell it. But
newspapermen have discovered how to
find out. Harding makes it a rule en
the links to smoke a cigarette only when
he wins a hole.
"Senator, how many cigarettes did you
smoke?" is the favorite question as he
comes in from the eighteenth hole.
JACK 1TILLIAMS IS SAXEIl
Xeir American Legion Head Is
Former JanraalfcitB Stodra'.
Jack Williams 'a former student of ,
the School, of Journalism of the Universi.
y. was elected commander of the Arner.
tcan Legion. Department of Missouri, at
tne stale convention in Sedalia Satur. jng , cal. ministers and church mem
kj- bers are being used to attract University
Jack Williams is managing editor of students and make their social life more
ihe Joplin Newsdlerald, a newspaper enjoyable here. Some of the churche
owredby P. E. Burton a member of the m 4lrJf alternating the task of bous
Board of Curators of tbe University. ;e .indents during the school year.
Fred M. Harri-on of Gallatin, a grad- All the Sunday school classes in which
tiale of the School of journalism, was students from the University enroll
tlerled stale historian. The, other of- tWrd ,, increases last Sunday.
Beers-named follow: l one church the class for Umversfty
Joseph SaUsbery. Sedalia. vice-coin-1 , J,,, already enrolled 130 members,
mander; Jerry F. Dugan, St, Louis na- The same church has JO in iu class' foi
tional executive committeeman; James J i.'n:VTO;tT women. The, special class
F-. Kinkead. Fornfelt, stale finance of-lnj,,,.,! Dy rj,,,, Williami at the
ficer; Ihe Rev. Father Thomas J. Ken-Bro,jwav odeon Thealer is rdeant pri
nedy, St. Louis alale chaplain, and Wil-jnurU, for students ihough-many others
liam N. Phillips St. Louis, sergeant al- nrnd Sunday school there. The in.
arms 1 creased attendance at the various
I churches has nude it imperative that
T(D H0LD MAY0R !"53i u ule we
MiicSweeney Is Left in Prisoii
, ' - lr
On 28th Day of Hunger
Ir UsltW rrm.
LONDON, Sept. a The British.gov.
ernment baa decided not to release the
maror ol Cork, who is in the' Brixton
Prison on the twenty-eighth day of his;
hunger strike. This- was olScially an
nounced .this afternoon.
PLAXMSO HELP FOB FARMERS
Farm Barran Wni Seenre Whole
ule Price Lists an Sopp'Oen.
A definite plan for lhe development ol
a state-wide co-operative marketing or-
ganization has been formed by the Mrs-1, ti chUrch last Sunday. That is the
sour! Farm Bureau Federation. Organi-1 p;!t woicn lne ottMiaxiou t ywm
ration work, has already begun. Aa an pfafie m Kty-mt , fMter The a Y
earl; step the Federation will secure the lp , QouiSmu Endeavor. Epworth
services of a competent market man.', anj olher similar , organization
Organizers and solicitors lo help comuc aJrey gim, mttMi .;,, j
muniUea enublish local farmers cc-oper- J Jnr Siin olhm c ,, w m
alive elevators, prooncc comiuic uU
A statement just issued by the Exe
cutive Committee of the Missouri Farm
Bureau Federation givea the following
lines of service which will Je offered by
this "Marketiag Service
"Wholesale price quotations will be
secured upon fertilizers feeds twine.
coal, salt and all other necessities which
can conveniently be handled in whole
"Orders will be placed to advantage
for local eo-operationg elevators produce
companies or warehouses
"Information will be furnished on re
quest in regard to the quality and grade
of goods offered, for aale to co-operaiors i ij Minstrel" on November a. 9 -d n,'
"Assistance will be given in finding I j iH probably have as many in the
markets and fn Creating demand for j rt, WCTe in "Oh. Oh Qndy- last year,
specially products I The performance will be under the dl-
"A direct farmer to farmer exchange ,,; r ihe John B. Rogers Produc
service will be 'maintained especially for ,! Company of Fostorla. Ohio. Johzi
lhe aale and purchase of seeds farm, Allen, agent, signed the contract with
feeds pure bred and feeding livestocks ; Ine 11, Club last Saturday.
. ...aa.. ' L,nTn''l' irU J ls from Steon.
Phrooa Travels tow MHes. i i r3,,:.i:.n-..ti !(. . owP,-
. - -i, '. - r
The -Amerfcan Derby, a race of pig-,
eons sponsored by the Amencan Racing
Pigeon Union, wmen io piace . a;i
was won try -a pigeon u""' -Wolfson.
of Colombia. The course cover,
ed a distance of 650 miles airline, from
Fort Worth, Tex. lo Columbia. Tlie win
ner's lime was eleven hours and fifteen
minutes The prize was a silver cufC
lta-trs a JUrrlafe Lfceaae.
miriiie license was issued yester
day to Jamea E. Burros of Fayette, and
Mis. Nellie Middleton of Cape Olrar- ernrnent jm-jo kI tfe ,,
deaa. board, wdl speak. There m be J
, By HERBERT W. WALKER
U'ai.a rin. suit itms"'l ...
The publicity agent such a fanuuar
figure in most presidential campaigns
lias not vet appeared in tbe Cox amp
The governor is his own "agent and
correspondents have been agreeably sur
prised to find that ibey do not have to
knock over a long line of "flunkies lo
get Ihe governor's view on an important
questiun. when speed is necessary.
When llie train on which Covernor
Gix was riding recently stopped at How.
ard 0, an old man came running toward
the rear platform almost dragging anoth
er "old timer!" The former'sbouled to
his friend as be introduced him to Cox:
"Take a good look at him, John, for
he's going lo lay your man low!
If there is a shortage of fried chicken
during the next few weeks the Republi
cans probably can blame Covernor Cox.
On five out of his seven first stump
visits the local reception committees
gave him big chicken dinners
Hecklers, the terror of most public
speakers apparently are the delight' of
Cox. In every speech lie watahes for
every sign of heckling, and several times
has invited it.
The goiernor apparently haa no
Priiw ailwt." in hi. t.vt!n Irunlc.
For all of his speeches he has worn a I
plain, (msiuess suit.
Stogies and a little black pipe are the
governor's favorite ramokes'
Cox always -shakes hand with the en
gineer and fireman of his train when
i he readies his destination.
Sen; Arrangements .eeessarjr Foi
Special .Sunday school classes for Uni
versity students efficient organizations
for the young people and plenty of ,ad-
verlWng are ike method! which, accord
. ajnaanjaj tTi.nrui9 Vdtuil.ll Will BODP
're '"" 11nJ "" j"
Ito meet, according to E.'II. Neweomb,
Detailed plans by this
chorch for student help include not only
a better place for class meetings buta
new dormitory for Univeasity' women. It
is not yet known what funds will be
available for this work. ,.
The mailer of furnishing rooms for the
students is nothing new for local church-
Already, the Knights of Columbus
Hall, which came into use only a few
months ago is housing about seventy-five
students Moreover, this place is' fre
quently used by students far social func
tions and dub activities
"I'm going to wail until someone
comes along who is going: my- way,
i;..,, u. KM -j .- , . , .
. tiwJ for nj, wwk
A notable feature of lhe new dri
being launched for greater attendance
al the churches is the increased amount
of advertising. Posters display adver.
tising and the news columns are being
u-em -7 ..-. ..-..-. uiiui organiza
tions The results according to local
ehurrhworaers, nave been a larii
crease in attendance which make new
housing facilities necessary,
ELKS TO CITE A50THER SHOW
"Hoop La Xhts-freP FBI Be Pa. fla
fovemker 8, aa i.
The members of the Elks'.Club are
olanning to give a ."how called ik. -u
mu aw. .....k ..n, will t, k...
Biffon R()b,t,vrBOBli, Tavtorand L
T. M. C. A.
The first meeting of the V. -J r s
will be beld at 4 o'clock Thursday after
noon" in the University iiditaruu, and
will be a welcome to new University wo.
men. Miss Maude Gwinn, the associa
tion secretary, and reprcsenuij.., t
Ihe Y. W.CA. cabinet, lhe Stud-., .
lhe t. W. C A. cabinet, lhe Student Cor.
Earthquake In Northern IWJ
tion Covers Arei 3fVi L i?
, .... "iT:
I TW- 1
SCORES REPORTED DE;
King Emmanuel Leaves Cw
ference in Pisa to SuDerV
vise Relief Wort. '
r umimi rrsr rar .
ROME, Sept. a-The itf
which yesterday took place in Nanaaraf"
Italy Is reported lo be one of the aaw
widespread shocks which ever lisam, '
ed there.. '$&
The shocks covered an area irpiaaj'"
mately three hundred miles lout mi''
one hundred and fifty miles vide, T,- I
jtuj uvragicv news naa oeen I
ava-irj-t nl HataH liann - iwiuiJ .
..wuuitui. ac wciiwumj lUJIUVU. gg Zf.
thought lliat tbe lasoalty Eat wiH-kW,'
much higher by the time complete Jsrea S
of the disaster is known. Tbe wobu'h" . ,
l..nJ.J. .a .ha.. I.. - V. "
riantagaaia estimated to be in lb sad. ;
lions '. t
King' Victor Emmanuel, who waa ia.;"5!
conference in Pisa at the line of the - j
duck, hat 'gone to' the stricken district :--J
to take personal charge of the reMetH'-j
wort- All relict work ia under H.af
reci supervision oi tne Italuta
menu Federal troops have been i
to tlte seine and are on dure then nU'
trolling the shaken area. ih
STEPHENS RECEIVES IM
Connies of Sradr Are Bela
Rated by ta FaeaMy.
the lirsl remittance of the
promised to Stephens College br akal
Nohhern Baptist Board of Education has 1
been received by the collega. he i
af this first payment was 139881 Tne i. t
mainder of the dom-Vcm will be auwla in
like sums payments being made eaaaj or ;
twice a month. The $350X180 Is Dart al
the tVnSXOSm raised by the Nerthava.i
napusta last winter lo be used tor i
tional work. Contrary to the nana
torn, the Board of Education wffl asaae'-
the. collections on the pledges aaat ta,'
college will be freed from tab task. t
The first faculty meeting for the aaaM
rear waa held at the coBeaw yeaaaasaaiil
.Meetings wul be held every day i
tbe next two weeks in order to carry antg
a-systemauc- Inveatigauoar or tan
of study now offered. .. igftS
Al lhe meeting yesterday Jaaaaa"aT.j
WVid, president of the-college, i
the "rposea of the study to be i
"The iludy will involve three
phases" be said. "The first wrS he aa'!
investigation of the most recent i
discoveries to find a'factul ba
.ukii vws uiKiipMvin soar iswt. mm 9WH
xznination, in the light of these caan1aj.t
uona. of the aima aougbt to be J
lishrd by tbe present social
and a reorganization of the subject I
ter and the method of the nrrinbni I
make both harmonize with these fa
"The second problem will be to '
these conclusions in the ciaaareoaa.
third trill ideal with tha I-.I-. 'mtl
.1 - .! B.1.L ' f - m-?
IIW5 JttWV uiscvmcu HU wiui m 9T
plication to the reorganization of the
ricnlnm alone lines discovered to bat I
closest accord aith the nature and i
naat demands ol woman."
$3 FR WHEA1
Price for No. 2 Wheat DecivMl
by Kansas Wk-jat
r Vali-1 rn .
SAUNA. Kan, Sept. a-Wheat i
era of the state ia conference ban bk'.i
day agreed upon the price for No. 13
wheat as '$3 a bushel Tbe agreed coat.-;
of prodaction waa IZ.77 per boaheL
rUUCAI. EBCCATHJX YVtVUAl
(irhr F3 Term.
physical education ia fopmimtr:-
amni. fc Ih ik. Itt.li,llfr la (.- .r
m,m WWW.M , . VH..W.J - .-j,sj,
iImmJ Smt lh ln.fMM ' IhA SUSBaMSr-l
enrolled last year in theoretical
more loan iuu are majonna; im issyv.
real edacatwn and many more are ; 4
oftaf In It. lp'
oaocea-ara enrolled ia the resammf -jjp;
coarse, lhe outdoor spotxa, leasas aaa-
baaebalL wiU be roared the first aaM et
Iv. r.lt . .) kL. .A fcitua si$ 1
S.A flu. .b.Ih tmtnm diMta. Am MMM
half, da-work ia a!lTfcyska! oaWj1 :M
tional courses will begia Septnaatr '.ti.;.
FIHt AT W. TT. WatSTft aat:
' r 'jfJSj
Prakt-T Ca-rsea Br Hnamawnaftg'
.CambaiUan L-a t(ML W-.
A Ire swpposed lo have keen da .pB
le spontaijeoos eDaabnatiaa el an aM.. S3m
map was discovered ia the home of WX ;
r tu. nm IT.-.L rrUU mmmi tt .Val
w. SWt IIM irosia bsasn. Mim "" .V'J
o'clock this raorninc The comer el tsWl ia
t. wkt.L rU m maemA w -mm 1n.J' v-'
worst. Uolnea anu a saca cm tuoura a y
sercnly-Eve poanda of sugar were des .
inml U . W esilssatea tWdantaaa
at 1680. Chemicals were sdaeieat to '.
extingaisn It lu-e. , . j
Br. Jeatea -eBatmir atom. 7ft?'
Ifc Ralph McIiTnerriiiiili"t -srolah &i
or ( bactniolofy. kas aaovwd Ue lamHrJg;
t r-j i ., au- 4i
nssss sMns"Q"" -"
irvfr-A Vl .t-tWi'
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