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EVENING MISSOURIAN i
. . . - i-2&a
THIRTEEN! H YEAR
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1920
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Nina Wilcox Putnam, Author,
Traveling Across Conti
nent by Auto,' Stops in
PRAISES MIDDLE WEST
Has Found Nothing But the
Highest Sentiments and
Ideals of Americanism
Halts yibcoTcrj In Columbia
"I just happened to discover the .
School of Journalism,' said Mrs.
Nina Wilcox Putnam, who passed
through Columbia today on a trans
continental tour. "We drove into
town lal night. We were tired and
were looking for nay place to stop
for the night. Our chauffeur, a typ
ical New Yorker, remarked, "This
is a keen town.
"We stopped at the Daniel Boone
Tavern. I bought a paper. The Co
lumbia Evening Missourian. It was
a wonderful paper for a small town.
"Inquiry developed the fact that
1 was in the teat of Missouri's Uni
versity and that the paper was pub
' lfched by the School of Journalism.
That paper is wonderful. I never
saw an) thing like it published by
other than long-experienced news-,
paper men in large cities. The truth i
is, it is not an amateur prodoetion.
So I decided to find out something
about that School of Journalism end
that is why I am here this morning.
I have already subscribed for tbe
Missourian for the coming year."
J have set out to find the radical
in America, and incidentally. I am hav;
ing the time of my hfe."waid Mrs-hum
wifcoi?utnam,''uthor, poet and writer
for ihetSamrdar Evening Post, who was
in Columbia today on a transcontinental
tour in an automobile from New York
to San Francisco.
Mrs. Putnam is writing a story of jliis
tonr Cm- Ihe Saturday Evening Post. It
is fcer opinion that Ihe continued scare mfou lhm. annex dormitories are .
about reds and boUhevism is unfounded f;ng uaed ; .ddition , ,le ,; (,uii,i.
and that such radical movements are t ine Regular classes will begin Friday
confined to industrial districts in .the morning. .
East and are not a general Jngi The program -for the rest jof the week
throughout Ihe country. She '""Tjjnilwlea'rjj foc.facoU-isesIiMw
ihal-lhe aiain tnmb!"iaJtlt'tlwttiaV5w.(IImjfnf'v,r,j(.i1 jit gi,rn
do1 all the talking while the average ( by the members of the Y. W. C A. Fri-
American does not say anything to
counteract that talk.
"We are all so busy taking care of
our own affairs that we do not take
time to get up on our hlna legs and
talk the other side of the question,"
she said. "Thus far my trip has been!
a pleasant surprise. I hare found noth.
ing but the highest sentiments and
ideals of Americanism expressed in the
places 1 have visited.
"The small towns of tin middle west
are wonderful. You know I feel as if
I were juit now seeing the real Amr
ica." Mrs. Putnam remarked that the peo
ple of the East generally spoke of the
Middle West in small letters. She was
surprised to End the small towns of
four or five thousand population having
paved streets, electric lights and water
systems. This is her first tour across
the continent in an automobile. All of
her other trips were by train. She
spoke of Paris. Ilk. St- Charles, Mo and
Columbia as being the most beautiful
small towns she had sees.
"We have nothing like them In the
East," she said.
Mrs. Putnam spoke in glowing terms
of the people she had 'met, the experi
ences she had on the country road on
ber tour, and of the surprising thingstlInl, .here is much better hope for fill-
inn sne naa a i -covered anout tne Mid
Mrs. Putnam appears to be a rather
tnagnetic, aggressive type of woman.
ready to talk, full of wit and rapid fire
MISS JiELlIE SAPP TO SUKRT
Wnt flfd tlntery .' Thont-oth
Mis, Nellie Sapp. a graduate of the,
ocnool lor Worses of tbs University, will
be married at 8 o'clock tonight at her
home in Ashland to Druery B. Thorn,
who was graduated from the University
of Missouri in 1918.
Miss Sapp was in France as a nurse
for a year during the war. She has
since been employed in the offices of
Doctors A. W. Karapschmidt, Dudley S.
Conley and Dan G. Stine. Mr. Thorn
will attend school. this year at Jefferson
Medical College in Philadelphia. '
Draautle Club Holds Opes XeetltHJ.
Prof. J. E. Wrench, chairman of the
dramatic board of the University, an
nounces a meeting for all persons inter
ested in the Dramatic Club in Room
110. Academic Halt, at 4 o'clock Friday
afternoon. Persons who have taken 'part
is high school dramatics are invited to
attend. "We need persona who can do
work of all kinds,' says Professor Wrench,
"especially those who can make scenery
and costumes and who can work with
lights. We are also interested in mem
bers who can write plays, because we
Willi try this year lo produce phys lint
are written locally."
For Colombia and vicinity: Fair to
night and Friday with moderate lem.
For' Missouri: Fair tonight and Fri
day with moderate temperature.
A high pressure wave, attended by
dear and cool weather, covers most of
the Plains and Central Valleys. The
drop in temperature is 10 to IS decrees
J but there is no cold weather in sight.
-Another low pressure is. just appeanns
in the far northwest. East of the Mis
sissippi the weather still is unsettled
with showers in the Ohio Valley. 1
All Missouri roads are muddy and
qute bad in places. On the Old Trails
east detour must be made at New Flor
ence, where advice may be had.
Fair weather will prevail for the nest
two or three days.
Local data: Tlie highest temperature
in Columbia yesterday was 87 degrees,
and the lowest last night was 57 degrees.
Precipitation 065. A year ago yester
day the highest temperature was 89 de
grees and the lowest was 56 degrees.
CpLTaTVAT Y17 A"R ' Jlint lt " n" probable that Roosevelt
Ovillvllj lI-ilUili be Ihe man, a. Cox will have hU
Registration at Christian at the
End of First Day Shows
Registration for the eenlieth school
year of Chn&Uan College began -jester-day
morning. At the end of the day the
number of "students who hail armed
totaled 125. This is an increase of at
Ieat 23 per cent over the figure of
last year, according to Mrs. l W. St.
dair-Moss, president emeritus of the
Two large parties under the charge
of faculty members brought students
from eight different states jeterday.
Mis Alias Tttlson camenitli the girls
from Kansas and Oklahoma and Mrs.
Anna Froman with those from Illinois,
Arkansas, Kentucky, Texas Miv-isstppi
and lftniiam.- A KrM-iaI -irtjrli frnm
Kansas City i expected tonight These.
students will be accompanied by Mrs.
Marion W. Hertig.
To accommodate the increased enroll-1
day 'night. The opening convocation is
to be held at 10 o'clock Saturday morn
ing. It will be open to the public. Ed-
gar D. Lee, the new president who suc
ceeds Mrs. St. Oair-Moss will be for.
mally presented to the, school by a rep
resentative o! the Board of Trustees..!
Dr. A. Itoss Hill, president of the Uni-'
verslty, is to speak.
Amonc the visitors wl,o I,... ,- .
Columbia to enroll their daughter, in
uirlsuan CoUege are Mr. and Mrs.
..... r '
ft? "'. Tl; J Harry B. 0-inn of
Shirley, I1L; W. L. Belt of Eufaull
Okla.; Mrs. Pete McCullonsh of Miami.
Okla.; and J. L. Hoop, of Crocker, Mo.
coal srreATiojr is imfuovimj
Mayor Kordon Ioe -0t Fxpert Sf r
Ions Shortis This YTInlrr.
"The coal situation in Columbia is
Improving," Dr. James Cordon,
said today. "There does no seenr
an. flanvet- nf carina, Lrt... .1.:.
winter, condition, will probablr be
readjusted before cold weather."
The Blackfoot coal mine, which has
been shut down for sever.l A.r. ;.
train in AiwraliAn onrl msI :. - I
in almost everr dar -
F. A. Dalton ofVhe Da.ton Coal Com -
pany said that Jthough it will take sever -
.1 weeks for normal condition, to re-
ing the needs of the town.
lmlor. h,,lc .1 wrk in ihe IlLnoi. nlo
the switchmen again a. work, there
Id be enoogh coal before coW
her.. Delivery will of necessity be
we are unauic 10 cr any luai, J-
D TV..!. ., Daw.. Jt ILitcnn fomnanv
M.- L1 . ... ... ...1 '
U 1 .1 a .1 .. II
Said. n course wc IIOJJC uia. lunc will
be suBKient supply later uut inere i,
no assurance. Although the Illinois men'
are supposed to have returned lo worU
a good many are -still out.
MBS. J. C- BABB QUITS BOARD
Mre. H. 0. Serentnce Chosen Chair,
inlii of V IV C A. Board.
in I r Raf.K. who has been a mem.
W of ii- Y W C A advisory board
iner oi uic i. , .', ,
for fifteen years, resigned yesternay -
lo, .i Ihe first board meeting of the
if 11,1.1. ha. n minv outside
j.iL. .... -u. f.t..n onl.l h nn.l.Armoor. F. M. Ruirhrr ol the Denver
able to continue on the board.
ii 1 IL R. Fairchild resigned as
-l,.:. ol the board and Mrs. H. U.
was chosen to succeed her.
et for Ihe year wa, adopted
and committee advisors, were
cj108eiU i .-W.MW. ..H..IE, cisa ....y
The members of the board this yearf The junior class of the Columbia High
are: Miss Eva Johnston, Mrs. A. Ross 'School elected the following officers yes-
Hill, Mrs. S. R. Braden, Mrs. E. J. Xrc-ilerday: President, William Huletl; vice-
Caustiand, Mrs. F. F. Stephens, Mrs: 1 president. Marvin Cannon; secretary.
A H R Fairchild. Mrs. II. 0. Sever-'treasurer, Mary Gentry; class represen-
v. II. I. "-- I . .. ,, . vw:ll: Tl I .1.
ence. Mrs. M. D. Chamberlain, Miss tm -
mj r-,nil..m. Miss Caroline Stewart, an.l
Miss Minnie May Brashear.
COX TO SPEAK
It Is Considered Probable Tha
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Will Represent Nora
WILL HOLD RALLY HERE
Each of the Towughips
Boone County" Will Be.
Provided With Cam
Governor James M. Cox, Democratic
pre-MiJen.ial nominee, and Frank! in D.
Roosoelt, lire presidential camlidatr,
will be in.itrd In peaV at a nrmo J
rratic rally to be field in Columbia.
Tlii as derided unnn by the Oem-
eratic county committee il.icb met )r-t-terdav
afternoon at the headquarters in
j the courthouse.
TSliiIe there i a possibility that Gov
ernor Cnx mav not come to lliU citv. 1
'lands full if he mil all the larger
cities," mM 0. B. pp, chairman of the
Democratic county committee, this morn
The Cox roanaperaent ha, promised
,to co-operate it!i us in getting one of j
tli: candidates here If 'we promie a
rally" Mr. Sapp added. The d"ite for
tlie rally has not been set. As there is
no hall in Columbia large enough to
accommodate air who would come, it
will be an outdoor affair.
IT .... . ?l 1. 1 ....
uwmc rouiiij win ue ciosriy covereu
by Democratic speakers, the committer
deridol eterday. Each of the srien
towns!iip will lie protided with
paign orator. The Dernorratic
speakers' bureau will assist in
Mrs. S. C llunu chairman of the
Women's County Committee, and Sirs '
n' c 11. -l . . . '
. Lb iMixir, commuieernan ol vMiim
b!a nlP attended the meering.
tCoxure" button and literature vrrc
dislrihuteil to the committeemen and
visitors many oj .whom were delegates
irom ine wens llemcratic Cluh of the
,- . , t
w,, ,.,,. ,j,p,ra 01 vxixs acceptance
speech and lithographic photographs of
me candidates may be obtained at the
heailquarier. upon request.
r V c...:r. rr.ti r ....
m.j. . jivui icus oi Uonuttlons
at Finance Meeting in
r i- c .r T .
. . " """- i'""-" "' jn- awiti
.. " "?' "' al,.""m " -
lltt IMIWIX. mil I Unr.l f.w ..!.. '
I rt,: i. r. n ... ". ." ""m.
firm minaeeme, Ti.V.''.
fin.. -.,:. : ai " 'T...
which most of the banker, of the Middle
'Wi -- ..j '
... . ...vvasasa, aai vtllLBHIf 1I HfTk. !
1 Mr. Swift said emphatically that live
stock producer, must expect to fee.l cat
11 nn l..:. ..r .1 -9c . t ii
.. us, uujis vi auuui tj cents a DUnei
iorcorn ann iu to 14 cents a round for
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t i .-
"-"""- i" iis.hu accarninc in jut
Johnson, it will mean the price of all
.. """"". " win mean tne price ol all
Z,h "mmI,il will drop, or farmers
be .... . .. ..... .
pther commodMies will drop, or farmers
will cu, down production until prices are
". "' "?. of Jh '
ports agreed witn sir. .wilt s statement
.'" .,!T.Ji ? "..- j i6'
"""" are "Pccted it condition, do not
i Among others this opinion was sharp;
1 J&J- Jr of the K.na, Gt,
, ""T " " "
P'"!" n R " oun?- of
be Minneapolis bank.
, '; m""' ' toUl loans ol
.... ... 1 , . .
ZhmSnlZSLte t--.; '-eased untdWst going fn,m the WJ1 street offices
o " '" and agricultural paper. E
7 sound hve stock loan ha, bn gra mV
''cd by h, bank. Uencow, and ca
"?.' f' " ''""
"Tlie profressive interest rate ha, not
injured but ha, helped the live s:ock in
ustry," said Mr. Miller.
"" '"' ''?"' c-'n.c'nafca
" 'i'"" , namely, wv-rgc a.
J iiincj, ixaticwoa waij hiiu . r un. ..
iJoseoh. The Treasury Departmenl was
Petitioned to deposit funds in the federal
(-reserve vana.B in piouucmg Bcciiuua n,
i. . . . i .i i- i
ne '" io pronucers uirougn mt - n
banks, and state bank-, eligible lo m-m-
I bership in federal reserve banks, were
"cd lo get in. Cattle shortage and crcd-
l:, j. .-,. ,.noril io K. no.i mm..
oat m ine nmsr.
Amone those oresent were J.
Cattle Loan Co.; W. M. Barbour, Western
Nebraska Feeders' Association; and some
IZOO other producers, tiankrrs, loan mem
packer., railroad men and commission
m.L k.il Vn.l.a- vimw nffL-
jiauve, .nargain auwm s. f
trnlnl to ci.ntinue pul.lic3lii.n .! furplr
and Cold, the rias, paper.
T IN A. C. A. CONCEirr
Mrs. Kslella Itfbbard Osborne f
(Wrapo; a Itttled pUnlst Wh Will
Rhr R -concert here !n nM or Sff-
lamKii " nnilaiiv thaw I'lPAaitmN At
liii Asswiallon of Colleglp Alum-
THOUGH THREE SCORE'
fr-r fFir. fwtt w " ' '''e """ n" '""' 'ocntified
AND TEN, i)HE STILL . as William Jo$ce, an emplo)e of the
irnnrc 4 r r r 1 L re fT Worgan Company. Another is believed
W tiAi ANirUKbi) ;,, u w. s Hutchinson, a New Voik
Amid the inceaiit whir of ihe sewin't
, machines and the continual clap( clap if
ilie cutters on lh- fourth flpor"of tht
Hamilton Hro-nti fartry, there is a little.
t stwil ill .linuiin. ,ml uihiiI
Tiny and white haired, her nimble fin'oS. in sueets 111 tlie neighborhood
twinkling oier Wr work, ilie.olJes!
woman working in lle factory hums t
t,-,.-.if ,. .k .,.. , r... ,i.- i:
me Maie. , . , " tl' t . '""n viewing uie giuisuT swirc w-cic rai,fl..i, --ha-n nlV In nld
furni.hinf!'"-f"a''-,"'V,Vf-:T'T"r.i;fl,': "V10""1 ""' "Sn " V" in "" "'? on the sidewalks '" , ""S'To blow the bal
fc. ?.M,r" ""' C'"W ,hrh ,38,h I. -a "- .unded.nd dead could be ,!' row17d X rth-st It h ZL
. ,,n luiirc ui',i mi wuic 11 iiit-
center of tlie i
lroninz machinery, they iit -
ry a minute, lor the .smile- will which
one welcomes them, and the picture she
nukes at her table seems iorongru'iot-jaller
"Just like a bit of God's ootihiors." theyisheet of flame shoot nearly one hund:ed
are heard to murmur as they pass on.
I nil aid nil. aii .id. aa v. iiuumfij ssiiiat
I ljhs Mqmai .d al.. 1 af? fVinwllw ahJi
in a few months slw will have reached j
'three score jears ami ten.
"I hie it here Just fine," she tohf a vis-Searta with terrific force. The other man
, ffor. .The work .i, l.chi.rJ,everywois4si saMTohaVe had his leg Blown off.'
Yes, I like it very mjch." And she. con-
iiirasiini ami mv ihjv wurKS nere loo.t
tinueil to measure and clip, mcasurcand '000X100 in gold from the sub-treasury to
dip. g the 'government assay office. They re-
... . .ported after the explosion that no gold
MItMOS tfASTE PROnCCTSljj Jo8, tdViUo , , re-
In-.t. ,-....- ,...
i " "r "l,:,"u" tverjisina; rram,
Paper lo Steel Roofs.
.Millions of dollars are Invested in the
I wale products business. From was'e
i insiis in m,i mois ni svyscraiers,.muz-
i a- a a. .
dea for eonj. and ca?,for shells ., ,
long step. Tint Utbe romance of the
rap misinew. .
1 he waste Inis of rubber.tnpcr, ,ron
'1. bra, and the like are soldito junk
rri. oras, ani, lm Mkr are soM-lo junt
. . .. ".
"?, , "Up'T IO '71 , lh"
wholesalers sort them and sell them to
fontnd." "'-T- "7J ' ""S ""
" V,.h'ch ' .",? '," nV r'?
"r "-'c ais7iia iicai-,a in vakhiiui
t i i
nitT a-tid irnn. nr.i rni.iwtf nitr tiin
j i- i i r .L ""1J"
, and chicken and ooe feathers. Thepa -
".... - .
fy awlsiaisliliawri awl Tsstsnsvw., ssstsksr ast,H 1
?." rlf"iflfd "'common paper and
; , , , ,
W?h EraIf plp"; ? "? ."Z
papers, paper sacks and pasteboard box-
'"Zj. ' ' ' t T .' aL.
r'ZS lUvery window in .11 the buildings, with
in; are considered common paper. High
- ', , , , Common.
I paper is now worth 50 cents a hundred'""'' "!"" Bodies of the killed
HJ-V-l 3 HUH KVI 111 .CIiL9 O liUUIIIirU
noonds of hi::h crade rarer 75 cents a
J J .l . -." J tn,' man'gled bodie,
, hich retail for 60 cents each. Uese , Every policeman available
, soil, are worn a week a.thm discarded.id to the rene and soldier
Recently paper has been rut to a newf"S s covered with Mood wo wiui
n.Tri.S. III. war an Jl moricr. ' larlArS
, ",". Mprr ,. . .
unable io ml all the orders. v s-
I The dealer, sav that the sale ofewaste
Ja? ally a
maeria., Kawl it 1
good during the
rtage of.atl raw
n,s a P""'1"1 a ?' "S" a4e '',P',,,
,0"n'5: - .
"The hide, mulct is dea'd," said D.
Glickmin of the Chicago Iron & Metal ,
Company. It w.ll lema.n so until the
shoe manufacturers and merchants sell
iheir goods at t'ie prices they jaid for
a .!. r .! J I
them. (That is the reason I think that
shoes are o high today. It is not on ac
count of the-scarcity of hides."
i . . .
- ln i0inxr SHAM ELECTlfl.l
If. C. T. I, .illl Glye ffomen In -
i slrurtx iq VottBB,
A tln, rln-i.no w.ll h. ,.,...(..,...1 .1
I,. s,i,.hi..t ,ilrri, Mj ,..,n
tlie Methodi'l church Monday aflerrrecn
to wliirh eer woman in town and in the
University is imitcd. Sample ballots, in -
clutiing national, state and county offici-
ais win o u-u.
I he election will y supervised br Mrs.
Neva Thomas of Springfield, state treas-
urer of W. C. T. U, who wiU be here
to-altend the county convention.
T Tf- C- T I ... . ,
Mtlv w. v- j. . con.cnuoii Will DC in
session all day Monday. Thevafternoon
is to be giien over to instruction for. wo-
men voters. .Mrs, Tliomas will speak on
In the evenins the Macon silver contest
. n .! I -ri .. . ..
.ui use piacc ine reanings io be pven
m the com
cbiitct mil 1m- cu iriic of ihe
J EXPLOSION IN
OAA YJJfXl T!TT?T
iTjtomb May Hac Been Set in
F . I, ,
,i Wno-nn nr Ami. M., 14..,. I
Jft -V", 1 i t
C t,rasiied JntO fc
J vcry Building ill 2 Blocks
'iflDamaced Financial Dis-
trict a Scene of Con
V xOJ Vsittil Prem,
- r . - . . : . - ,
jpscw lunrs, ocpt. 10. ,n ciph
,4n which -shook the entire financial dis-
; ilia of New York and is known to rune
.tailed at least 16 persons and to have
sfounaea at least two rumored more,
iiajruncu nere loaay at ine corn.-r 01
llroail ami Wall slrM ll is hflisml fl
death h'st will reach twenty Ete tonight.
Tlui wlniinn fu.lr .til., alsvst Al
rl1tf - (rnnt j .1, t p Mrl
VeoT d,r.,nc h hJ8h ,"
j vBHiaJs is that a gigantic bomb had been
(placed in the wagon and timed to go
olf when it was in front of the Morgan
According to the police, the DuPont
Powder Company and the New York
police department were tlie only concerns
which bad permits 10 haul explosives
, ., - - .
- "l roaa sireeis. ine uu-
Pom fi,mn.i,r ,e,.l .l.,t ; h.,1 ,l.
Mi vim. r it, ,mnwv ma . .1,.
r .-Irs,..s.s. ...-. .. . . s,j
.... "" "'' T" ..
whitman, who was at
r " , .
( and New streets at the time of the ex -
mown, saia uui ne naa seen a wagon
; pa " siren, n i muiuiea
the wajon had passed he saw a
e saw a
feet in the air. I
He said that be and a woman twin
ttltoaa he was walking and another matr
h was. near them were thrown to the
treasury oScialsv!ere transferring 1900, -
Al ine lime 01 ine explosion leaeraj
" ln " ,t':, "0" ,n m ,UB-
treasury an3 also in the federal away
office were not injured by the explosion.
vThe explosion was at first thought to
have been',Jhe result of an automo-
tSIA lf ?!! tarsst. HAfW lAWrftftfl Watlth
!; UNIIUIUI "IUI an nai,ii avau.u .
, hi h j maMm , fa,.,
h- , .; .. u., , , n-.1.. B.I.
lAnn f S.,,1, rV-anve N. I. fleldon has
m c,fnce-,j Wall street and is reported
si l ; . j lanosiioe in sucaao. ins ioi voic
to have started from his home this 1 . .ifed , fa. districts. In
morning to go to his office. He Iras not he fa fa districts, which were sup
been located or heard from sinrr betposfj , n McKlnley a great number
left his home this morning. ' f nlc fay aid not seem to be forth-
Pieces of borse flesh were lying in ',;.,
.the street "after the explosion No trace
I .1. 1J L i'..aJ m its A
i- , . ... ...
jof the wagon could be lound in Ihe
L -. , . . .
i imn-rteataie Ticinirr.
similaji to men tirtosni shell
The effect of the explosion was sim -
- - - high' explosive shell
"" o'018 ot ,he Km of V""' -
w scattered aU over the streets lot
j block each way. The Morgan build.
ible wa, rrah-
jjed to th scene and soldiers were also
n Stalintied m llrS V1C1011V IO KCCp IWLS
f ,. immOT nion(,,T crow(is u, we
for lunch. All the ambulances in the
rcity were called to 'the scene and tern-
p, .ry hospital, were establish, in 'k;,
ncin tr. More than one hundred wound-1
that were worth SOTed were cared for in an hour in one of
the temporary hospitals.
, Dense crowd, were thronging . the
streets at the lime the explosion occur-
ted. Hundreds were dropped in their
tt,fo by ,ne force of the temfie impact
,-J , 1 unconscious to
. . . . . or .1
i.l . W I ;.!. VTr!... ikav ffV. k
line lemporary nospuais. .. .- -
gained consciousness and lound tnem-
selvca in Jtospitals they were utterly
dazed iiid said that the last thing they
' . i MmMahM ui um vne cvm
, T :,T, :' ,i. Wait
tn? mt of some building in the wall
1 J- .- Morgan is In turope. dui ran,
1 nf his efrroloves were in their oBces.
j. Juniaa Spencer Morgan, son
t lnnkm. Soencer' Morgan, son of J. P.t
'Morgan, was entjin the hand by flying
n .cm Bootts iw cuilta
siangieo Dooies o. r... - -;-.
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'on of the Morgan building. On a
window ledge of the budding lay a fore-
(arm of one of the girls whose TV
in. the gutter below. Directly acro the
reet lay the bad, of -nother V.
.' . . .f .L
smashed against the brown stone o. ..
...lua ..: ihe hmwn stone oi ine
building ValL The bodies of men and
boys lay all along tire street.
CU fell all about as a reporter
stood there and attempted lo count lie
On the Wall street shle J the corner
Women of Christian Church
to Link Four Societies in One
'"" 'or tne nw-Womans Council of
Christian Church were discussed at
meeting of 'about fifty women held
B'1 ,l the ci"UTb-
Is., nr ! ... .,
"- nomens ima-sionary aociery. me
.Ladies Aid Society, the Edith Circle,
fd e Mother's Club of ihe 0,rii!.n
I Church wit! all lie merred in lh nw
j organization. The work of these four
! groups will remain distinct, but will be
centralized under one head.
) Columbia is to be divided into four
sec'ions. with a, leader in charge of
ach section. Croup, leaders in each
j section will hate charge of the four
b-anches of the work. A large budget
J will he prepared on the basis of the
Ur ltm.,1 n,l tp.n .ir-i tn-l ,..'
j being bcM up to the curb to be load-'
, fj 2t), the bodies of tlie dead ori1,'",rt Heller fo B Assistant m
wounded to be taken to the temporary,
Sospitals. The ambulances were unable
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All the windows in the Sub-treasury
i liii it
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Washington was injured by Hying debris.
Tl.e only evidence which substantiates
.he theory that the explosion was caused
by the collUUon of an automobile with
"TNT wagon was a few fragments
f red wood which were found scattered
bout in the district, such as the kind
of wood from which the wagons for haul
tng explosives are said lo be used.
The groans and shrieks of the wound,
ed ami the onlookers filled the air. Even
.he police who were detaded in the dis-
trict lost control of themselves and rush
1 -d madly about in the crowd which was
-a roaaiy aooui in iiic rrowo which
pu,hing ; on lnf. u!slrict steaddy.
W(, of a pat m3JIJ pj-
". .T" "' " " . .'. r. . .
. n-rtias i .! unmriL ivlm nail lainietl
i . . 7 . -
A" wf- au,d WCTe ,orn ,tom
lie winoows in in; aisinci io cover me
li,;,, sahich were piled al
Jong the side-
t n, lmj gutttn.
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I OlH 1 11 JjlOllj 1
! Mayor -ThomsWIfm't -Candidate
t J fChiVobv '
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By I'silrd tnm.
OIICACO, Sept. 16. William R Me.
Kinley, Republican candidate for Unit
ed States senator, today admitted de-
ft Is XTvaswlr ff. Cm It Is Mimr Ihainn.
j .andlfUle for he ' McKin.
fey was supported by Governor Frank
0. Lowden. McKJnley sent Smith a tel
egram in which he said:
I congratulate fbu upon your won-
derful victory and I
promise you my
Mayor Thomson's candidate won by
, j, - l H.i II;. .-.-I .
. c;,), tni, jtemoo,, had 23J.853 votes
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' 1o McKinlev'a 205.726l
M winieya w,i.
Robert Burk, Ihe Democratic candi
date, is reported to be leading Peter
governor. Lea Small is reported
1 TjohTc, oXby byiout
! 37J00 votes. Retorts from "4598 pre-
j cinct9 d lm Cook county recetved
here this afternoon Jive Small 24I.S29
votes and Oglesby 20483.
This also is 1 victory tor Mayor
Thompson, who supported Small.
MISS FBAXCES GRAY TO WEB
EnF-urmtnt to XIKon Ilnval ef
ClarksTlllg Asionired Today.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Gray, at a
luncheon at their home, 1111 University
t.i.. n. i j n.xii.
l. rrTrmn ,, . ' . October
t "rt,,. joj,,. lt e luncheon were: Mrs.
,Tuibct ff, j,ji Pearl Jditcbell,
. ... -r-d,, Miss Corinne
fc j, ponthy Mumford. Miss
. V,:,!! J Ml Wvllene Crewd.
Mbj y of lbe gcfcool
o j0UrBilUln fnm fot, , .J.
Mrf n olgL gj gduation-8be
i . .r l . :. rtKTM. ,
pon "," -
mfMfed m ,0umalistie work. She re
,urnfd to her'bome here in August,
Mr ,,., ,iw rt , pa(JaJtr 0i the
t.;.-j, u is a member of the Kappa
- Aii fr.hitT.
TO LABEL FBESHA5 GIRLS
, S. G. A. Coaaeli, Mar Haie Tfc
Uear Green new sovtu
Tlie&C.A&orUfiaspasseiaTii(Heln Kraal e UemoeraUe FIaUotj,Ur-",5. " 5". I Broadway, nat
freshmen Jiru are io wear mm
insignia. A green button was
suggesteo. .vo m "Z""-
wh J fc 1
a ai' j.c-Ti. ; .aa naan t
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1ST, V. .MS- V-- ;- - ,
meeting forteils ner rujni io voie . nere .... . .., . ... g,n, iq i Arfj the Rev. J. a IUBeWk. j
foUo-inj meeting. Wler . number Iu. the Cr.du.te School at oelock Mon-jShere willbe a new and larger dm,
been absent from three.eonsecative reg- day afternoon to elect a -vyreientatrve joih for' hie conaregarioa.'aod ifca'inaU
ular mrrtI.B '! Mtit her -ffice aljlo ll Women, C,l of iho Unlrersi-f ,, jfo, &! umpmtr eiwdfcfl
amount received by each of the four
clubs during the last year.
The slogan of the Women's Cooncil
will be, Tlie entire womanhood of tie
church behind the task of .the church.
The plan for the council was adopted
a meeting of the four clubs last Fri
day. At that time the following officers
were elected: President, Mrs. D. A.
Rubncltv. first vice-president, Mrs. W. S.
St. Clair; second vice-president, Mrs. G.
D. Edwards;" secretary, Mrs. l D.
Shobe; treasurer, Mrs. j. J. Phillips.
The officers of the Women's Cooncil
will meet with the officers of the four
clubs this afternoon to plan the organi
sation of the work under the section
Vv linl'LWtv Pil'irc UFTPKR
3MMMI Balloon lace.
uiara neuer, senior in wr wic
of Arts aiul Srinre will Jtrf as assistant
i lo """"d von Horfman who will enter
' tlla nstintisjt lialifinn r-9is at KirRlinffliaill.
AIa Sen.emher 25. fr- Heller is
led pdot and has had extensive ex-
v ' uanwm jUBu wuv-- -
mwm ",c wctuu mtu. v, v
im1- ?f " ".'", American pilots
"'" ? 'national race, those wro-
". first three place, w,U be entered
in the international balloon
! Birmingham on October 23.
"Uncertainty is the fascination of bal
looning." Von Horfman answered when
auestioned about his reason for follow
ing the sport. "You never know where
you will land, and after a few hours up
1 in the air there comes a sensation of
haling been placed in another world.
The earth seems to be hung down be
low in space.
Von floflrnan is the most vouthful DikH
r lo enter a privately owned balloo-
in a national race, tie maae ms nni
that this race will break aU records for
Favorable winds woejd
carry balloons over the Atlantic seaboard
states with landings in Maine.
Von Hoffman slated that
would be dropped from the balloon dtn.
gin flight to. give his location and pro
HUTERMTY E5TERTAII4S -
BivJolw.PkkKw not mrt9fem:
I s saoker..
The DeMolay fraternity entertained
their prospective members, the members
of the Acacia fraternity and a few Co-
, lumbia Masons at a smoker in the Acacia
Lodge No. 602 last night.
Dr. John Pickard, professor of classical
archaeology and history of art. acted as
master of ceremonies and spoke on the
history of the DeMolay fraternity, iu
ideals and its future In the University
Speeches were also made by J. A.
Oliver, deputy grand master, who is on
the counsel board fostering the DeMolay
organization in this city, and Superin
tendent of Schools W I. Oliver.
The program was completed by a
reading by William Pollard and a box
ing bout -between "Kid" Huckrtt and
"Sailor" Boldry. Referee K. P. Van Ice
called the match a draw after three fast
The DeMolay fraternity is one of the
youngest organizations connected with
the University. It was organized in Kan
sas Gty. about a year ago and has rapid
ly spread over the country. It was form
ed by and each chapter is sponsored by,
some'Mawnie lodge. Royal Arch Chap
ter No. 17 of Columbia is responsible
for the chapter which is being organized
in this city, and it is to a great extent
doe to the personal afforts of Doctor
Pickard that a branch has been estab
There are about forty members of the
DeMolay in school here and as soon as
the charter arrives a large class wilt be
initiated. Any son of a Master Mason
between the ages of 16 and 21 and their
chums are eligible to membership.
Chapter, are bemj organized at the
University of Kansa, and at the Unlver.
sity of Nebraska.
wixrve ersvev s- r.-rv- . -J"1? !?,ed- . . . s
Aana. si,a.a v. vi vuuri
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Fritale Engineer spends 3 D
W.-.r .od i.kkt w-ri,. '
Wafer and Light Works. (
H. H. Humphreys, a St, Louis engineer
employed by ihe water and light com
mittee of the Gty Cooncil to m,e ,
practical and operative survey of fa.
water and light plant, has completed his
survey after three days work. He de
parted for St. Louis yesterday.
This is the first time in ten. years thai
the svstem has been inspected k . -...
ate engineer. About four years ago the
plant wis inspected by ihe Public Serv.i
ice Commission, when the city wa,
deavoring to raise its water and bght
Humphreys report as lo the result of
his survev is exnected m be rom,,J. i
,be end of this month. 7
, Mrs. w. r itarsne went to Jeferson
Uiy, 1UCSU.T W IICHU lot; Slate Ikn.
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critic commiiiee meeting held to ,,,.
struct the state Democratic platform,
Glrb la Cradaate Sehool to B-
Students Who Were Leaden s
Last Year's Club Will . ff
Meet Tomorrow ,j
MAY ADMIT WWknjN
Mot Likely That Separate
ganization Will Be Formed
For Girls. How- ..-fi
A a-rann of slndents who wr. laaja...
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m luc i.r,uuiK.u uuu vi ine univeivs
sirv last sear have Keen jtslrao1 k T I ?
Moore, the Club's oresident. to most ai1'-. 1
I the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity heme"
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tomorrow evening to discus, means tfrl
increasing the membership of their or-..
ganization. ' ,
' The beginning of activity in the stttdenl .'
Democratic clubs, and the BnrMonceaaeat
of their first mass meeting date as Sep-i't
tember 23, has been the opening shot of .
what promises to be an interesting fiajhttf
lor cumbers when the membership caas.,"
paigns get well under way.
It i, unlikely, according to Mr. Moore,!.'
that the Republicans will attempt the
organization of a women's dob along-? ji
the lines of that soon to be started by '-'
the Democrats. It is possible, he sahli i
that women will be taken into the club'
already organized and invited to worfi
with the men toward the polling of a larfe
j, student vote.
Measures for financing a campaign on
7a rather extensive scale will be discustau
by the leaders at this first meeting. At-y
thooch there- have been no communicaw.'.
lions with party leaders on that inbject-jHVj
The Xbsoariaa Baslaess ttflee 1st
Virginia BbIWIbb. Po-nstotn.;
The oBces in Jay H. NsfT Hall art"
not finished7 f
Until October 1 the business tScej
of The Colombia Evening Missourian
will remain in its present location and?
ita telephone number will be the-
The news otfice will be ix Swiofar
HaH. phone No. 274.
tJSS'-C.T'nr. - '- - .lk.
late and natkHVil eoajnltteea ' mmtf,
'ready lo provide fundrfor the work. Mr:--Moore
said W. & Dickey, of Kansas Gry.:
in charge of the collection of the Rep
ublican fond in this state, had prossised ,'
the club all the assistance needed. "''
HOT INJURED BT A FALL
SlaaaloB Calvert. 4 Tears, TravM
at tkc HxpitaL r-.
Staunton Calvert, the 4-year -old aoaV
of Prof. Sidney Calvert, 817 CoDesj
avenue fell from the porch steps at hja
home yesterday and cut his arm severely. '
He was admitted lo Parker Memorial
Hospital where several stitches were tak- ,
en. "" .
' Joseph H. Hofman and Gladys Persk
ing. students, were also admitted lo the
The following were discharged yeser
day:. Comedos Roach. Jr, Mrs. Mary
Eweas Staunton Calvert, Katherine
Pense. Mrs. Eslefle Stewart. Joe Sury.
Bad colds and sore throats seem to he .
the most important causes of the present
rush at the hospital. The majority of
the patients are in the hospital about .
twenty fow hours.
MIL KEABS XAJU5E CLUB
Ofneera Wen Elet-ted at First JUet
tf Wedaeday 'H.
Twenty-two members of the Marine
dnb met at the Commercial dub bit
'night In the first meeting of the year
and elected the following oficers: Skip
per. Moaa CU. executive. Kelley Pool:
top kick, R. M. Reed; gunner, J. W.
Plana were made Tor various social ""I
events throagjiout the year and a marine -??
rhe Marine I3nb was orzazuzed last 'is-
Vear anrf la romnoa of fjafsmnia aflat "..'
ir- 7T V . TkII-;3ft,
,Umersity er-marines.- There are arf4
new manses in the univentry am
campaign is lo be started to latetest
tttese men la the clob ,
ine ciuD win men every oincx awmmwj i
nizht at the Commercial Qub rooMa, -v ;
Ihe next meeting lo be held Sept- 27. v.
TO E5LAB6E SUSBAT BOMt
"foadway ale-bast 1st Ckwrtl
Because of the increase in the ntaa
r " ndcntk attending Sunday Sckeal
ctasseo at tne xtroaaway meuioas unsw
it has been planned to exratate a bass.
ment under the chapel of the chore.
The Easement wiU be mad into cbst-
rooms and used for Sunday school wor.
Deen apfolnled Chairman oi a
ICV WOJCIt WUI lORHiK a. .-.
.. . L:.L. . Mf - .ul
iiuildizur bida. A number of Uni maty ;
.students have .volunteered their servieea
-and wia bejpwitn ine actual
j lo help care for the student this year, ifg
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